Reference numberRR/69/287
TitleLetter from Lewis Fry Richardson, on a paper 'The aerodynamic drag of the earth’s surface and the value of von Karman’s constant in the lower atmosphere' by Percival Albert Sheppard to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton
Date22 February 1946
DescriptionThe paper has obvious merits but the author should respond to criticism of his experimental technique. He makes 'no allusion to the hydrostatic force exerted by the oil on the floating plate'. The experimental situation may require further investigation.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1947].

Endorsed on recto as received 25 February 1946.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1947.0005
Related records in the catalogueRR/69/288
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8012Richardson; Lewis Fry (1881 - 1953)1881 - 1953
NA3528Sheppard; Percival Albert (1907 - 1977)1907 - 1977
NA8212Egerton; Sir; Alfred Charles Glyn (1886 - 1959); chemist1886 - 1959
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