Reference numberEC/1853/13
Previous numbersCert IX, 326; A05911
TitleRankine, William John Macquorn: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Author of a Series of Papers on the Mechanical Action of Heat, on the Theory of Elaticity, and other subjects in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Proceedings of the British Association & of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and in various scientific journals. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the sciences of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and practical mechanics. Eminent as a mathematician and as an original writer on various branches of mechanics and physical science.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. J C Adams; W H Miller; R Willis; G B Airy; W R Grove
From Personal Knowledge. William Thomson; G G Stokes; Allen Thomson; John Phillips
Access statusOpen

Rankine, William John Macquorn: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1846Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)1820 - 1872
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