These notes written by James Dinwiddie cover several topics including aquaducts, astronomy, and Roman history. In the astronomy notes, Dinwiddie mentions the seasons, the nautical almanac, the equinoxes, and the sun's gravity. This file consists of thirteen 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.
These point form notes were taken by James Dinwiddie at a lecture on Wednesday, June 11, 1783. The notes cover a range of topics in chemistry and physics including Boschovich's Theory, chemical mixtures, evaporation, and magnetic curves.
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.
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 section.
This series of lecture notes by James Dinwiddie in 1792 (?) references several subjects including mathematics, natural philosophy, Plato, Epicurius, the motion of the Earth, David Hume, and "W. Harrington". The file consists of 29 pages of lecture notes.
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1793 focus on optics. Dinwiddie discusses the properties of various instruments including microscopes, telescopes, and magic lanterns as well as convex and concave lenses.
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on trigonometry. The notes begin with a series of definitions of angles, circles, and trigonometric measurements. They go on to mention various corollaries and theorems related to trigonometry.
These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 are entitled "Rules of Philosophy". They focus on natural philosophical topics including matter, motion, gravity, simple machines, projectiles, pneumatics, and pendula.
These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on naval architecture. He mentions experiments that determine the best shape of an ocean vessel, improvements to rudder design, and the difference between French and English ships.
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on natural history, chemistry, and metallurgy. He mentions several topics including agriculture, physical properties of water, and mineralogy.
These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie on June 1, 1807 focus on natural history and natural philosophy. Dinwiddie begins the notes by discussing man's superiority to other animals and goes on to discuss planetary motion.