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General Law of Nature and other Notes
Notes containing a variety of scientific remarks and inferences.
Notes on a Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy
These notes written by James Dinwiddie on October 18, 1793 discuss natural philosophy with a focus on topics in physics including motion, gravity, pendulums, . This file consists of fifteen pages of lecture notes.
Mechanics, No. 1,2; Instruments; Experiments, No. 1-4
These notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1786 focus on mechanics, instruments, and experiments. He touches on forces and motion in the mechanics section and mentions thermometers, pumps, and pendula in the instruments ...
Hydrostatics, No.1; Pneumatics, No. 1; Sounds, No. 1,2
This series of lecture notes by James Dinwiddie was written ca. 1793. The notes focus on hydrostatics, pneumatics, and sounds. This file contains 36 pages of lecture notes.
These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on constrained motion. Dinwiddie begins the notes with definitions of constrained motion; he continues by discussing centrifugal motion. He later discusses motion with respect ...
These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on time. This file consists of thirteen pages of notes.
These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on vitrolated tartar and nitre. Dinwiddie discusses the chemical composition of each substance as well as various reactions when they are mixed with other compounds. This file ...
Lecture 7 - Geology, Volcanic Theory
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie discuss theories related to volcanic eruptions. Dinwiddie also mentions physical structures of the volcano and historical dates for volcanic eruptions. This file consists of ...
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) deal with electricity and electrical machines. The file consists of five pages of notes.
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) note various astronomical systems including the Ptolemaic and Copernican as well as Kepler's, Newton's, and Descartes' theories on planetary motion. The file ...