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Reference numberRR/7/53
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the thermodynamic theory of waves of finite longitudinal disturbance' by William John Macquorn Rankine
Date26 March 1870
DescriptionRecommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is 'well eorthy' of publication but the results should be 'more clearly given'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1870].
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionReport on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1870.0015
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/51
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
NA1846Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)1820 - 1872
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