Rankine, W. J. Macquorn (18201872)

Rankine, W. J. Macquorn, mathematician and physicist, born in Edinburgh; devoted himself to engineering, and held the chair of Engineering in Glasgow University; wrote extensively on mathematical and physical subjects, both theoretical and practical (18201872).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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