Record

Authorised form of nameReynolds; Osborne (1842 - 1912)
SurnameReynolds
ForenamesOsborne
Dates1842 - 1912
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Belfast, Ireland (23 August 1842)
Death:
St Decuman's, Somerset (21 February 1912)
ActivityProfession:
Civil engineer
Research Field:
Engineering, physics
Education:
Queen's College, Cambridge. MA
Career:
Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Owens College, Manchester
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1877
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1888
Lectures:
Bakerian 1897 (jointly)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1913 vol 88 pp xv-xxi signed by H L
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/9932867
Royal Society codeNA6993
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003799Reynolds, Osborne2000
NLB/15/549Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons27 October 1897
NLB/10/278Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1894
NLB/10/421Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society22 November 1894
NLB/10/510Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]7 December 1894
NLB/10/438Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1894
NLB/10/522Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1894
NLB/10/689Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1895
NLB/10/691Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1895
NLB/10/913Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society5 March 1895
NLB/9/464Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1894
RR/15/164Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'Continuous electrical calorimetry' by Hugh Longbourne Callendar9 January 1902
NLB/14/485Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society18 March 1897
NLB/14/432Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]10 March 1897
NLB/14/433Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to James Alfred Ewing, [Fellow of the Royal Society]10 March 1897
NLB/14/605Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]7 April 1897
NLB/14/865Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1897
NLB/14/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society29 April 1897
NLB/23/2/211Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society and J H Smith5 June 1902
NLB/14/758Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society11 May 1897
RR/15/333Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The fracture of metals under repeated alternations of stress' by James Alfred Ewing and J C W Humfrey19 September 1902
RR/15/374Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'The sub-mechanics of the universe' by Osborne Reynolds12 June 1902
RR/15/375Referee's report by Alexander Blackie William Kennedy, on a paper 'A throw-testing machine for reversals of mean stress' by Osborne Reynolds and J H Smith7 April 1902
RR/15/376Referee's report by William Cawthorne Unwin, on a paper 'A throw-testing machine for reversals of mean stress' by Osborne Reynolds and J H Smith20 April 1902
NLB/18/403Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds4 March 1899
NLB/15/419Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society27 September 1897
NLB/15/346Copy letter from A H White, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society17 August 1897
NLB/16/794Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society10 June 1898
NLB/16/776Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1898
NLB/18/514Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society, 19 Lady Barn Road, Fallowfield, Manchester24 March 1899
NLB/16/812Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Mr [H R A] Mallock14 June 1898
NLB/16/774Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R T Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society3 June 1898
NLB/23/2/224Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1902
NLB/24/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds and J H Smith29 April 1902
NLB/24/365Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J H Smith3 May 1902
NLB/25/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society12 December 1902
NLB/26/376Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1903
RR/9/244Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter. Part I. Moduli of elasticity—continued. Relations between moduli of elasticity, thermal capacity, and other physical constants' by Herbert Tomlinson1884
RR/7/466Letter from Osborne Reynolds, on his paper 'On the forces caused by the communication of heat between a surface and a gas; and on a new photometer' to the Secretary of the Royal Society25 April 1876
RR/7/338Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'On the refraction of sound by the atmosphere' by Osbourne Reynolds1 June 1874
RR/7/339Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the refraction of sound by the atmosphere' by Osbourne Reynolds1974
RR/7/396Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On rolling-friction' by Osborne Reynolds17 July 1875
RR/7/394Letter from William Froude, on a paper 'On rolling-friction' by Osborne Reynolds to the Secretary of the Royal Society7 July 1875
RR/7/397Letter from Osborne Reynolds, on his paper 'On rolling-friction' to the Secretary of the Royal Society3 November 1875
RR/7/465Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the forces caused by the communication of heat between a surface and a gas; and on a new photometer' by Osborne Reynolds7 April 1876
RR/7/467Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the refraction of sound by the atmosphere' by Osborne Reynolds28 March 1876
RR/8/193Third 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 Reynolds21 August 1879
RR/8/192Second 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 Reynolds18 August 1879
RR/8/194Letter from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, 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 Reynolds3 September 1879
RR/8/195Second letter from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, 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 Reynolds10 September 1879
RR/9/111Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'Preliminary paper on a uniform rotation machine; and on the theory of electromagnetic tuning forks' by Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet4 February 1883
RR/9/203Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The variation of stability with draught of water in ships' by Francis Elgar31 March 1884
RR/9/394Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On the theory of lubrication and its application to Mr. Beauchamp tower’s experiments, including an experimental determination of the viscosity of olive oil' by Osborne Reynolds1886
RR/9/310Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The theory of continuous calculating machines and of a mechanism of this class on a new principle' by Henry Selby Hele Shaw25 July 1884
RR/9/317Joint referee's report by Osborne Reynolds and Arthur William Rucker, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter' by Herbert Tomlinson13 February 1885
RR/9/347Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'Notes upon the straining of ships caused by rolling' by Francis Elgar18 January 1886
RR/12/207Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds31 October 1894
RR/12/208Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds21 November 1894
RR/12/211Letter from Osborne Reynolds, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds19 February 1895
RR/14/166Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'An experimental investigation of the thermodynamical properties of superheated steam.— On the cooling of saturated steam by free expansion' by John H Grindley24 April 1899
RR/12/378Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynoldsnd [1895]
RR/12/377Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds[1895]
RR/13/141Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'An experimental investigation of the laws of attrition' by Frederick Thomas Trouton11 July 1895
RR/14/64Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'On the differences between the behaviour of real fluid from that of the mathematically perfect fluid' by A Mallock1 June 1898
RR/8/262Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'On the friction of water against solid surfaces of different degrees of roughness' by William Cawthorne Unwin27 November 1880
RR/42/26Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'A contribution to the theory of film lubrication' by Alfred Arthur RobbJanuary 1932
RR/13/257Referee's report by James Alfred Ewing, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Mechanical equivalent of heat' by Osborne Reynolds and W H Moorby18 March 1897
RR/13/258Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Mechanical equivalent of heat' by Osborne Reynolds and W H Moorby9 May 1897
RR/7/395Referee's report by William Froude, on a paper 'On rolling-friction' by Osborne Reynolds7 July 1875
RR/9/183Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'An experimental investigation of the circumstances which determine whether the motion of water shall be direct or sinuous, and of the law of resistance in parallel channels' by Osborne Reynolds30 March 1883
RR/9/184Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes on a paper 'An experimental investigation of the circumstances which determine whether the motion of water shall be direct or sinuous, and of the law of resistance in parallel channels' by Osborne Reynolds19 April 1883
RR/9/405Letter from Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter. Part I. Elasticity—continued. The internal friction of metals' by Herbert Tomlinson to the Secretary of the Royal Society15 March 1886
RR/9/406Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter. Part I. Elasticity—continued. The internal friction of metals' by Herbert Tomlinson17 March 1886
AP/75/1On an experimental investigation of the Thermodynamical properties of superheated steam by Professor Osborne Reynolds' method. Part I - On the law of flow of steam through small orifices 1899
NLB/14/877Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Osborne Reynolds, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1897
RR/16/352Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The determination of the specific heat of superheated steam by throttling & other experiments' by A H Peake26 March 1905
NLB/16/79Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to [R T] Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 January 1898
RR/12/210Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds30 January 1895
RR/12/209Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to Herbert Rix, regarding a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds5 December 1894
RR/9/407Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter. Part I. Elasticity (continued). The effect of change of temperature on the internal friction and torsional elasticity of metals' by Herbert Tomlinson10 May 1886
EC/1877/16Reynolds, Osborne: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/15/8Referee's report by Osborne Reynolds, on a paper 'The capacity for heat of water between the freezing & boiling points' by Howard Turner Barnes26 July 1900
RR/15/373Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'The sub-mechanics of the universe' by Osborne Reynolds9 April 1902
RR/8/188Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on 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 Reynolds28 March 1879
RR/8/190Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to James Clerk Maxwell, 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 Reynolds3 June 1879
RR/8/191Letter 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 Reynolds22 July 1879
RR/8/196Fourth 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 Reynolds23 October 1879
RR/8/189Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on 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 Reynolds13 May 1879
IM/000008British Association Meeting in Newcastle1889
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