Reference numberRR/5/75
TitleReferee's report by Robert Willis, on a paper 'Experiments to determine the effect of impact, vibratory action, and long-continued changes of load on wrought-iron girders' by William Fairbairn
Date7 March 1864
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The first part of the paper is off-topic, covering the author's experiments into crystalline bodies, extracted from a report in the Bristol Association for 1842, and extensive extracts from 'Report of the Commission on the Application of Iron to Railway Structures' for 1848. Suggests the author seriously reduce this first part of the paper, and provide reference to the full account instead.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1864]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1864.0008 Vol.154 1864
Related records in the cataloguePT.70.5
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7518Willis; Robert (1800 - 1875)1800 - 1875
NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
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