PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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FARR, Clinton Coleridge
Born Adelaide 22 May 1866; died 24 January 1943. Education University of Adelaide (B.Sc. 1888, D.Sc. 1902), University College London (1889) and Sydney University (1891-93). Angas Engineering Scholar 1889, 1891-93. Lecturer in electrical engineering at University of Adelaide 1894. Tutor in mathematics & physics, St. Paul's College, Sydney University, 1895-96. Lecturer in mathematics & physics at Lincoln Agricultural College, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1897-98. Director of the Christchurch Magnetic Observatory, 1898-1904. Lecturer in physics at Canterbury University College, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1904-10; professor 1910-36. F.R.S. 1928.
- A determination of the magnetic elements at the physical laboratory, Sydney University, lat. 33° 53' 14''S, long. 151° 10' 49''E. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings., 26 (1892), 69-72.
- On some diagrams showing the relation between the length of a solenoid and the form of its equipotential surfaces. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 5 (Adelaide, 1893), 243-245.
- (Abstract) (Report of paper) Some expressions for the component of the magnetic force perpendicular to the axis in the interior of solenoids. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 7 (Sydney, 1898), 175.
- On some expressions for the radial and axial components of the magnetic force in the interior of solenoids of circular cross-section. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 64 (1898-99), 192-202.
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