Reference numberRR/2/13
TitleReferee's report by Robert Stephenson, on a paper 'On the existence of an element of strength in beams subjected to transverse strain, arising from the lateral action of the fibres or particles on each other, and named by the author "Resistance of Flexure"' by William Henry Barlow
Date28 June 1855
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', but only with suggested modifications. Discusses previous experiments by Eaton Hodgkinson and Tudgold's formula.

Subject: Physics, Applied Sciences

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1855.0009 Vol.145 1855
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/12
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7672Barlow; William Henry (1812 - 1902)1812 - 1902
NA6394Stephenson; Robert (1803 - 1859)1803 - 1859
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