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Comparisons of standard bars, 1852 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/352

Scope and Contents

Comparisons of bars made by R. Sheepshanks for the Standards Commission. The bars were of different metals and alloys, and in some cases it appears that expansion rates were being measured. There is also a proposal by R. Sheepshanks for the construction of end-bars.


  • 1852 - 1853

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:41:12+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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