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William John Macquorn Rankine

William John Macquorn Rankine, FRSE FRS (5 Julie 1820 – 24 December 1872) wis a Scots mechanical ingineer wha an aa contreibutit tae ceevil ingineerin, pheesics an mathematics.

William John Macquorn Rankine
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William John Macquorn Rankine
Born5 Julie 1820(1820-07-05)
Edinburgh
Died24 December 1872(1872-12-24) (aged 52)
Glesga
NaitionalityScots
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Kent forThermodynamics, ceevil ingineerin
AwairdsKeith Medal (1854)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics, Ingineerin
InstitutionsVarsity o Glesga
InfluencedPierre Duhem