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The William Rankine Memorial Lecture


Lectures to celebrate the life and legacy of William Rankine

This is a special webinar event exploring the legacy and impact of the engineering powerhouse that was William Rankine on the bicentenary of his birth. 



Rankine 2020 conference delegates  - do not need to book to attend 

All those who book to attend the Rankine 2020 Conference will automatically be registered to attend this webinar. Conference delegates will receive an email with a personalised joining link shortly after booking a place for the conference. 


Not taking part in the Rankine 2020 Conference?

You can still celebrate William Rankine. This webinar is open to all those with an interest in learning more about the life and interests for William Rankine. Book your free Life and Legacy of William Rankine webinar place here. 

This registration will not allow access to the Rankine 2020 Conference presentations. To take part in the full Rankine 2020 conference a delegate fee is payable.  



The programme will explore subjects that William Rankine studied, taught and influenced. Lectures will include

  • Welcome to the webinar
  • Rankine’s Glasgow and his Contribution to Engineering Education.

  • Rankine’s legacy in Thermodynamics
  • Rankine’s legacy in Shipbuilding
  • Rankine’s legacy in Metallurgy
  • Rankine’s legacy in Civil Engineering
  • Summary and webinar ends





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