Notes on Natural Philosophy / taken from Mr. Playfair's class during the winter session at Edinburgh. 1807-1808.

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Playfair, John, 1748-1819. Notes on Natural Philosophy / taken from Mr. Playfair's class during the winter session at Edinburgh.

Notes on Natural Philosophy / taken from Mr. Playfair's class during the winter session at Edinburgh. 1807-1808.

Ms. with "Rennie" penciled on inside cover and "years 1807 & 1808" penciled on title page ; topics include motion and mechanics.

[240] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.

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George Rennie was born in London on 3 December 1791. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh. In 1811 he joined his father's engineering practice, where he remained until 1818. From 1818 to 1826 he was inspector of machinery and clerk of the irons at the Royal Mint. On the death of his father Rennie entered into practice with his brother. At the firm Rennie was responsible for the construction of the Grosvenor Bridge over the River Dee at Chester and several railway projects. He was also ...