Manuscripts, typescripts and printed materials related to Hertha Ayrton

Made:
1854-1923
maker:
Ayrton, Hertha

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This collection documents three of Ayrton's major areas of research: the formation of sand ripples under water by ripple-forming vortices; the creation of satisfactory specifications for the carbons used in searchlight projectors, as requested by the Admiralty; and the invention of the Ayrton Fan for dispelling clouds of poison gas in WWI.

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MS/2168