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Authorised form of nameDesch; Cecil Henry (1874 - 1958)
SurnameDesch
ForenamesCecil Henry
Dates1874 - 1958
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Islington, London, England (07 September 1874)
Death:
London (19 June 1958)
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Lond); PhD (Wurz)
Career:
Professor of Metallurgy, Sheffield
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/05/1923
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP)
AssocMaterial:
NCUACS 23/8/90. Papers deposited in Sheffield University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1959 vol 5 pp 49-68, plate, by A McCance
Royal Society codeNA5984
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1923/04Desch, Cecil Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/33/57Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The low temperature oxidation of copper' by J S DunnFebruary 1926
RR/33/56Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The high temperature oxidation of metals' by J S DunnFebruary 1926
RR/35/44Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Spectrophotometric observations on the growth of oxide films on iron, nickel, and copper' by F Hurn ConstableOctober 1927
RR/50/78Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan and Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'X-ray study of the inter-diffusion of copper and zinc' by E A Owen and Llewelyn Pickup31 July 1933
NLB/67/72Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Cecil Henry] Desch, FRS15 October 1924
RR/39/82Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'A robust microbalance of high sensitivity. Suitable for weighing sorbed films' by James William McBain and H G Tanner[August 1929]
RR/35/101Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Thermal changes in iron-manganese alloys, low in carbon' by Robert Abbott HadfieldMarch 1927
RR/43/70Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The dehydration of copper sulphate pentahydrate' by John Hume and James ColvinMay 1931
RR/43/47Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'A research on Faraday's "steel and alloys"' by Robert Abbott HadfieldJuly 1931
RR/46/82Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The energy absorbed in the cold working of metals' by Walter Rosenhain and V H Stott[December 1932]
RR/48/39Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The freezing points, melting points, and solid solubility limits of the alloys of silver and copper with the elements of the b sub-groups' by William Hume-Rothery, Gilbert W Mabbott and K M Channel Evans[May 1933]
RR/48/85Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The structure of magnesium, zinc and aluminium films' by George Ingle Finch and A G Quarrell[March 1933]
RR/50/82Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The behaviour of metals, particularly lead and bismuth, in atomic hydrogen, and attempts to prepare atomic hydrogen from hydrides' by Thomas Gibson Pearson, Percy Lucock Robinson and Eric M StoddartMay 1933
RR/51/11Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Investigations on a portion of the quaternary system CaO—-A12O3-SiO2-Fe2-O3: The quaternary system CaO—2CaO . SiO2—' by F M Lea and T W Parker[May 1934]
RR/53/30Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'A study of the vapour pressures of magnesium, thallium, and zinc, and the determination of their chemical constants' by F F Coleman and Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton[July 1934]
RR/53/60Second referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The velocity of corrosion from the electrochemical standpoint—Part III' by Ulick Richardson Evans and R B Mears[May 1934]
RR/54/71Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'X-ray examination of certain copper-zinc alloys at elevated temperatures' by E A Owen and Llewelyn PickupJanuary 1934
RR/54/132Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Methods for investigating thermal changes occuring during transformations in a solid solution' by Charles SykesSeptember 1934
NLB/62/49Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomas] Heycock, Chairman of the Chemistry Committee and FRS23 November 1921
RR/56/112Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The diffusion of gases through metals II- Diffusion of hydrogen through aluminium' by C J Smithells and C E Ransley[July 1935]
RR/55/94Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Studies on explosive antimony. II - Its structure, electrical conductivity, and rate of crystallization' by C C CoffinFebruary 1935
RR/56/124Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Numerical relationships in binary metallic systems' by D Stockdale[April 1935]
RR/58/25Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The lattice spacings of certain primary solid solutions in silver and copper' by William Hume-Rothery, George Farley Lewin and Peter William ReynoldsJune 1936
RR/71/67Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Some crystal-boundary phenomena in metals' by B Chalmers[1948]
RR/62/39Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The atomic rearrangement process in the copper-gold alloy Cu3Au' by Charles Sykes and Frederic Wood Jones[June 1936]
RR/65/207Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Theory of the fatigue of metals' by Egon OrowanFebruary 1939
RR/66/203Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'An investigation of cold-worked polycrystalline alpha-iron' by L Mullins and J W Rodgers[1939]
RR/66/204Second referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'An investigation of cold-worked polycrystalline alpha-iron' by L Mullins and J W Rodgers1 May 1940
RR/68/66Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The hardness of primary solid solutions with special reference to alloys of silver' by John H Frye and William Hume-Rothery[1941]
RR/69/261Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The intermetallic compound phases of the system aluminium-manganese-zinc' by G V Raynor, D W Wakeman and Charles Sykes1946
RR/70/15Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The lattice spacings of solid solutions of different elements in aluminium' by H J Axon and William Hume-Rothery1947
RR/68/404Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Internal stress created by plastic flow in mild steel, and stress-strain curves for the atomic lattice of higher carbon steels' by S L Smith and W A Wood[1943]
RR/71/72Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The structure and properties of the alloy Cu2MnIn' by Bryan Randell Coles, William Hume-Rothery and H P Myers[1948]
RR/70/147Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on three papers 'Binary and ternary interstitial alloys. Parts I, II and III' by Kenneth Henderson Jack1947
RR/72/89Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The effect of thermal cycles on the structure of alloys: diffusion effects in two phase alloys' by Roger John Davis and William Hume-Rothery1949
RR/71/234Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The constitution of the aluminium-rich aluminium-cobaltcopper alloys, with special reference to the role of transitional metals in alloy formation' by P C L Pfeil and Geoffrey Vincent Raynor1948
RR/48/38Second referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The freezing points, melting points, and solid solubility limits of the alloys of silver and copper with the elements of the b sub-groups' by William Hume-Rothery, Gilbert W Mabbott and K M Channel Evans[1933]
RR/48/1Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'On the effect of the temperature of liquid hydrogen (-252.8° C.) On the tensile properties of forty-one specimens of metals comprising (a) pure iron 99.85%; (b) four carbon steels; (c) thirty alloy steels; (d) copper and nickel; (e) four non-ferrous alloy' by W J De Haas and Robert Abbott Hadfield[June 1933]
NLB/71/144Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Cecil Henry] Desch, FRS20 January 1928
RR/38/101Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The penetration of hydrogen into metal cathodes and its effect upon the tensile properties of metals and their resistance to repeated stresses; with a note on the effect of non electrolytic baths and nickel plating on these properties' by F C LeaDecember 1928
RR/48/88Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The catalytic properties and structure of metal films.—Part I. Sputtered platinum' by George Ingle Finch, C A Murison, N Stuart and George Paget Thomson[March 1933]
RR/53/59Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The velocity of corrosion from the electrochemical standpoint—Part III' by Ulick Richardson Evans and R B Mears[March 1934]
RR/56/113Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The diffusion of gases through metals. III. The degassing of nickel and the diffusion of carbon monoxide through nickel' by C J Smithells and C E Ransley[February 1936]
RR/56/125Second referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Numerical relationships in binary metallic systems' by D Stockdale[June 1935]
RR/62/22Referee's report by Thomas Smith and Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The micrography of metals in ultra-violet light' by J Smiles and H Wrighton[October 1936]
RR/66/126Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The equilibrium and lattice-spacing relations in the system magnesium-cadmium' by William Hume-Rothery and Geoffrey Vincent Raynor[December 1939]
RR/67/3Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The equilibrium diagram of the system silver-zinc' by K W Andrews, H E Davies, William Hume-Rothery and C R OswinSeptember 1940
RR/71/248Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'The constitution of the aluminium-rich aluminium-cobalt-iron alloys, with reference to the role of transitional elements in alloy formation' by Geoffrey Vincent Raynor and M B Waldron1948
RR/30/14Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Researches on the chemistry of coal.—Part III. The extraction of coals by benzene under pressure' by William Arthur Bone, A R Pearson and R Quarendon[February 1924]
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