|Title||Referee's report by 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 |
|Date||21 March 1946|
|Description||Sectional committee: Physics|
Recommended for publication in Proceedings. The theoretical part is mainly quotations but this makes the paper more readable. The author has attempted a worthwhile experiment, although a better piece of apparatus should have been used. The author's assumptions about the oil could be 'disasterous'. The author should explain how he obtains the numerical values . There are some 'slipd of the pen' that should be fixed. The words on the drawings should be more obviously marked.
[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1947].
Date received not given.
|Physical description||Standardised form (type E) and attached note on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1947.0005|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/69/287|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8012||Richardson; Lewis Fry (1881 - 1953)||1881 - 1953|
|NA3528||Sheppard; Percival Albert (1907 - 1977)||1907 - 1977|