Glennie/[Glenie], James ♂
Student United College 1766-1770 [ ], m. (Ternar). Foundation bursar, 1766. Chancellor’s prize 2nd Maths class 1769, N. Phil. Class 1770. M.A. 7.5.1770.
Student St Mary’s College 1770-1773. Foundation bursar, 1770, 1772. Class prize, 1771.
Class assistant to Professor of Mathematics.
F.R.S. 1779. F.R.S.E. 1794.
Mathematical and engineering publications.
Propositions selected from a Paper on the Division of Right Lines, Surfaces, and Solids. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, January 1, 1776. 66: 73-91.
The General mathematical laws which regulate and extend proportion universally: or, a method of comparing magnitudes of any kind together, in all the possible degrees of increase and decrease.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. January 1, 1777. 67: 450-457.
Died 23.11.1817 in London.
- UYUC400:4.11.1766, 7.4.1769, 6.4.1770
- UYSM400/1/275, 282, 304
- Chambers, Dict. Biog.
- Ann. Biog and Obit. 1818 p184-203
- Dict. Canad. Biog v 347
- W. Johnson in Jnl. Impact Engineering 21 no.3 p203 -224, 1998
- James Glenie in Wikipedia.