William John Macquorn Rankine

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William John Macquorn Rankine (1820-1872) [1]

Rankine temperature scale[edit]

0°R corresponds to 0 kelvin, and 1.8 degrees Rankine is equivalent to 1 kevlin [2]

Publications list[edit]

Incomplete list:

  1. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Geometrical Representation of the Expansive Action of Heat, and the Theory of Thermo-Dynamic Engines", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 144 pp. 115-175 (1854)
  2. William John Macquorn Rankine "XVI. On the mechanical action of heat", Philosophical Magazine Series 4, Volume 7 Issue 43 pp. 111-122 (1854)
  3. William John Macquorn Rankine "XXXVI. On the mechanical action of heat", Philosophical Magazine Series 4, Volume 7, Issue 45 pp. 239-254 (1854)
  4. William John Macquorn Rankine "On Axes of Elasticity and Crystalline Forms", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 146 pp. x-285 (1856)
  5. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Stability of Loose Earth", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 147 pp. 9-27 (1857)
  6. William John Macquorn Rankine "Supplement to Mr. Macquorn Rankine's Paper "On the Thermodynamic Theory of Steam-Engines with Dry Saturated Steam, and Its Application to Practice"", 149 pp. 743-744 (1859)
  7. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Thermo-Dynamic Theory of Steam-Engines with Dry Saturated Steam, and Its Application to Practice", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 149 pp. 177-192 (1859)
  8. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Exact Form of Waves Near the Surface of Deep Water", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 153 pp. 127-138 (1863)
  9. William John Macquorn Rankine "On Plane Water-Lines in Two Dimensions", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 154 pp. 369-391 (1864)
  10. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Thermodynamic Theory of Waves of Finite Longitudinal Disturbance", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 160 pp. 277-288 (1870)
  11. William John Macquorn Rankine "On the Mathematical Theory of Stream-Lines, Especially Those with Four Foci and Upwards", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 161 pp. 267-306 (1871)

Books:

  • William John Macquorn Rankine "A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers" ISBN 9781144855596

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