Reference numberRR/8/70
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the increase in resistance to the passage of an electric current produced on certain wires by stretching' by Herbert Tomlinson
Datend [1877]
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', suggests the Proceedings instead. Refers to work by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin in the Philosophical Transactions for 1856, of which the current paper has apparently been written in ignorance. The method of measurement should be more clearly described, unless this has already been done by John Couch Adams. Futher explanations should be given for the methods chosen. Refers to work of Ludwig Boltzmann.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1878]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1877.0061 Vol.26 1878
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/71
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); physicist1831 - 1879
NA6980Tomlinson; Herbert (1846 - 1931)1846 - 1931
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