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Reference numberRR/8/192
LevelItem
TitleSecond letter from Osborne Reynolds, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On certain dimensional properties of matter in the gaseous state. - Part I. Experimental researches on thermal transpiration of gases through porous plates and on the laws of transpiration and impulsion, including an experimental proof that gas is not a continuous plenum. - Part II. On an extension of the dynamical theory of gas, which includes the stresses, tangential and normal, caused by a varying condition of gas, and affords an explanation of the phenomena of transpiration and impulsion' by Osborne Reynolds
Date18 August 1879
DescriptionHas taken time to thoroughly look into each of the points raised. The second referee has gone into the mathematical section very carefully, but has fallen into some misconceptions, possibly due to the complexity of the subject, which he refutes. Has sketched out some alterations which he is happy to send over. Refers to work by James Clerk Maxwell and Thomas Graham. Does not wish to delay printing part one if part two cannot be made ready in time.

Annotated in the margins by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1879.0078 Vol.170 1879
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6993Reynolds; Osborne (1842 - 1912)1842 - 1912
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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