Reference numberRR/16/388
TitleReferee's report by William Watson, on a paper 'An electrical measuring machine for engineering gauges & other bodies' by Dr P E Shaw
Date9 January 1906
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Although the instrument described is very interesting it does not satisfy the conditions given in section 42 of the Standing Orders. Has made this recommendation with some diffidence as he thinks the author considers the paper as especially of interest to engineers, and on this point Watson feels unsuited to offer an opinion. The points of novelty are ones which the author has already described in the papers quoted. The character of the paper is like that of a thesis and he thinks it could be very materially shortened, in particular in sections four and six.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1906].

Endorsed on verso as received 10 January 1906.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1906.0031
Related records in the catalogueRR/16/387
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NA1614Watson; William (1868 - 1919)1868 - 1919
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