ALS, 1855 August 21, London to W.J.M. Rankine / C.W. Pasley.
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Civil engineer and physicist. Born in Edinburgh and studied at the university there. He then worked as an engineer on various railway projects in Scotland and Ireland, and from 1844 to 1848 was employed by the Caledonian Railway Co. About 1848 he commenced the researches on molecular physics which constitute his claim to fame in the scientific domain. His work on thermodynamics mirrored similar ideas being put forward by his contemporaries, William Thompson (Lord Kelvin) and Clausius. He was app...
Pasley was a British engineer, officer in the military and author. From the description of ALS, 1855 August 21, London to W.J.M. Rankine / C.W. Pasley. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228083 Epithet: merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0001bd Epithet: of the Irish Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Des...