Record

Reference numberRR/5/216
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On plane water-lines in two dimensions' by William John Macquorn Rankine
Date[1864]
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper has theoretical and practical parts. Gives extensive discussion and criticism of the points of the paper.

Subject: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1864]
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1864.0010 Vol.154 1864
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/214
RR/5/215
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
NA1846Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)1820 - 1872
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