Reference numberRR/5/4
TitleLetter from George Biddel Airy, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the strains in the Interior of beams' by George Biddell Airy
Date22 February 1863
DescriptionConfirms receipt of James Clerk Maxwell's report [RR/5/6]. Thinks that Maxwell has overlooked some sentences which have influenced his conclusions. Considers each of Maxwell's points in turn. Considers that the paper is 'complete and accurate', but if Maxwell has further remarks, would be happy for these to be printed as an addendum to the published paper.

Subject: Mathematics and Physics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1863.0004 Vol.153 1863
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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