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(2009-07-21)These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1787 (?) discuss the study of pneumatics. He notes its connection with air and the atmosphere. Dinwiddie records several experiments involving barometers, fountains, and pumps.
(2009-07-22)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 ...