|Title||Referee's report by William John Macquorn Rankine and William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the unequal distribution of weight and support in ships, and its effects in still water, in waves, and in exceptional positions on shore' by Edward James Reed|
|Date||8 March 1871|
|Description||Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions.The calculations and graphic constructions are 'of great value'. |
Contains a note from William Thomson (dated 9 May 1871), concurring with Rankine's opinions on the paper. He believes the paper is valuable 'not only to naval architects, but to other scientific men'.
[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1871].
|Physical description||Letter on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1871.0017 |
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/7/133|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA1846||Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)||1820 - 1872|
|NA6456||Reed; Sir; Edward James (1830 - 1906)||1830 - 1906|
|NA8289||Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist||1824 - 1907|