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Authorised form of nameGarner; William Edward (1889 - 1960)
Dates1889 - 1960
Date of birth12 May 1889
Date of death04/03/1960
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Physical Chemistry and Director of the Chemical Laboratories in the University of Bristol
Honours:
CBE 1946
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/05/1937
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1961 vol 7 pp 85-94, plate, by C E H Bawn
Royal Society codeNA1793
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1937/06Garner, William Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/3326Garner, William Edwardnd
CMB/278/67List of papers passed for publication in the Proceedings4 April 1956
RR/33/80Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Investigations on gaseous explosions. Part I' by William Edward Garner and S W SaundersApril 1926
RR/32/66Referee's report by Edgar Douglas Adrian, on a paper 'The mechanism of muscular contraction' by William Edward GarnerAugust 1925
RR/33/79Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Investigations on gaseous explosions. Part I' by William Edward Garner and S W SaundersApril 1926
RR/61/38Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The ultrastructure of nerve axoplasm' by Richard S Bear, Francis O Schmitt and John Zachary YoungMay 1937
RR/47/62Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Thermal decomposition and detonation of mercury fulminate' by William Edward Garner and H R HailesNovember 1932
RR/67/62Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The dehydration of crystals of chrome alum' by J A Cooper and William Edward GarnerJanuary 1940
RR/69/1Referee's report by Ronald Percy Bell, on a paper 'The dehydration of ammonium, potassium and some mixed alums' by G P Acock, William Edward Garner, J Milstead and H J Willavoys1946
RR/61/42Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The sheath components of the giant nerve fibres of the squid' by Richard S. Bear, Francis O. Schmitt and John Zachary YoungMay 1937
RR/61/41Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Investigation on the protein constituents of nerve axoplasm' by Richard S Bear, Francis O Schmitt and John Zachary YoungMay 1937
RR/65/114Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The determination of the size of paraffin-chain salt micelles from diffusion measurements' by G S Hartley and D F RunniclesAugust 1938
RR/65/86Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The specific heat of gases at high temperatures' by R W Fenning and A C WhiffinSeptember 1938
RR/70/189Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The initial stage of explosion in nitroglycerine' by M F R Mulcahy and R G Vines1947
RR/66/92Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The action of ultra-violet radiation on barium and strontium azides' by William Edward Garner and J Maggs[June 1939]
RR/65/23Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The sorption of polar and non-polar gases by zeolites. I & II' by Richard Maling Barrer15 May 1938
RR/65/166Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The simultaneous sorption of carbon bisulphide and water vapour by activated charcoals' by J L Lizius and Arthur John AllmandAugust 1938
RR/65/98Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The combustion of methane' by William Edward Garner and A J HamNovember 1938
RR/65/167Second referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The simultaneous sorption of carbon bisulphide and water vapour by activated charcoals' by J L Lizius and Arthur John Allmand19 September 1938
RR/70/96Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The limits of flame propagation at atmospheric pressure II. The influence of changes in the physical properties' by Alfred Charles Egerton and J Powling1947
RR/67/104Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The estimation of small quantities of carbon dioxide in air by the absorption of infra-red radiation' by Herbert Dingle and A W Pryce17 June 1940
RR/72/140Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The inflammation of alkyl nitrate vapours and the effect of inert diluents' by P Gray and A D Yoffe1949
RR/70/95Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The limits of flame propagation at atmospheric pressure. I. The influence of ‘promoters’' by Alfred Charles Egerton and J Powling1947
RR/69/41Second referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Hot spots on rubbing surfaces and the detonation of explosives by friction' by Frank Philip Bowden, M A Stone and G K Tudor1946
RR/69/40Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Hot spots on rubbing surfaces and the detonation of explosives by friction' by Frank Philip Bowden, M A Stone and G K Tudor1946
RR/69/42Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The period of impact, the time of initiation and the rate of growth of the explosion of nitroglycerine' by Frank Philip Bowden, M F R Mulcahy, R G Vines and A Yoffe1946
RR/69/185Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'A theory of the dependence of the rate of detonation of solid explosives on the diameter of the charge' by Harry Jones1946
RR/72/177Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Thermal conductivities of organic vapours' J D Lambert, E N Staines and S D Woods1949
RR/69/315Second report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of explosives - The onset of detonation in the sensitiveness of explosives' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde, J L Copp, S E Napier, T Nash, W J Powell, H Skelly and P Woodward28 July 1947
RR/70/190Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The propagation of detonation in thin layers of nitroglycerine' by M F R Mulcahy and R G Vines1947
RR/70/150Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The detonation of solid explosives: the equilibrium conditions in the detonation wave-front and the adiabatic expansion of the products of detonation' by Harry Jones and A R Miller22 December 1947
RR/71/175Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The second virial coefficients of organic vapours' by J D Lambert, G A H Roberts, John Shipley Rowlinson and V J Wilkinson[1948]
RR/71/115Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The oxidation of copper and the reactions of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with copper oxide' by William Edward Garner, T J Gray and F S Stone[1948]
RR/72/176Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The dimerization of ammonia and amines' by J D Lambert and E D T Strong1949
RR/71/114Referee's report by Harry Julius Emeléus, on a paper 'The oxidation of copper and the reactions of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with copper oxide' by William Edward Garner, T J Gray and F S Stone[1948]
RR/71/170Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Splashes from underwater explosions' by H Kolsky, J P Lewis, M T Sampson, A C Shearman and C I Snow[1948]
RR/72/165Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The ignition of solid explosive media by hot wires' by E Jones1949
RR/72/39Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Initiation of solid explosives by impact and friction: the influence of grit' by Frank Philip Bowden and O. A. Gurton1949
RR/29/44Referee's report by Joseph Ernest Petavel, on a paper 'Calorimetry of high explosives' by Robert Robertson and William Edward GarnerMay 1923
RR/72/38Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Birth and growth of explosion in liquids and solids initiated by impact and friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and O A Gurton1949
RR/72/280Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Influence of entrapped gas on initiation of explosion in liquids and solids' by A Yoffe1949
RR/72/164Letter from William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The ignition of solid explosive media by hot wires' by E Jones to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society20 February 1949
NLB/64/625Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS16 May 1923
RR/69/314Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of explosives - The onset of detonation in the sensitiveness of explosives' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde, J L Copp, S E Napier, T Nash, W J Powell, H Skelly and P Woodward22 December 1946
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