20 volumes of lecture notes made by Alexander Porkess whilst a student at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow. The notebooks cover various subjects including mathematics, heat engines and natural philosophy. Many of the notebooks contain photographs, graphs and diagrams. There is also a copy of the thesis presented by Porkess for the Associateship of the Royal Technical College, August 1952. Also a bundle of notes, mainly examination questions and algebra, c. 1950s.Porkess, Alexander Maclean, b. 1921, student at Royal Technical College, Glasgow
Correspondence between McCunn and Andrew Hamnett, Principal of the University of Strathclyde; article on Colvilles-McCunn Flexible Tuyere Stock; photograph of a blast furnace.McCunn, Archibald Eddington, b. 1927, engineer
Brochure setting out the composition and aims of the Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering, a major programme of investment in collaborative research involving the Scottish Funding Council and the Universities of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Paisley, and Glasgow Caledonian University. The Director of the Partnership is Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, and the Engineering Faculty Officer is the general enquiries contact.Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering
Material by and about George Forbes including publications and reports by Forbes; maps belonging to Forbes; testimonials for Forbes; recollections of Forbes by Jen Stockdale; articles on Forbes' carbon brushes; biographical information; bibliography of Forbes' writings; rules of University Club, Edinburgh and of New Club, North Berwick; Forbes' calling card; reprint of articles by James D. Forbes, Principal of St Andrews University.Forbes, George, 1849-1936, engineer and astronomer
Course notebooks; charts and diagrams; examination papers; reunion ephemera; papers relating to employment with A. & J. Main & Company Ltd; The Draughtsman Journal; British Standards for the Use of Structural Steel.Burnett, James M., fl. 1909-1916, student at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College
Student notes; thesis; biographical note; extracts from Hoyle's diaries.Hoyle, John Frederick, b. 1922, student at Royal Technical College, Glasgow
Congratulates O'Beirne on his election as a Corporate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Also expresses sympathy for the wartime bombing suffered by Clydebank: 'We heard of the 'Blitz' over Glasgow and regret to learn of so many deaths, etc. However, [we] are sure your people have the right spirit and will pay back many times over. Many of our towns have had similar rough times but are all quite cheery and waiting 'DER TAG' which will give us our revenge.'
Motive power laboratory notebook created by Andrew Hamilton, a student at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow.Hamilton, Andrew, fl. 1941-1995, student at Royal Technical College, Glasgow
Mount is titled: "The Royal Technical College Glasgow, Associate Students in Engineering and guests on the occasion of their final year dinner: June 1950".
An index to each row of sitters is at the bottom of the mount and 'W. McHutchison' is handwritten at the top right-hand corner.
Report on the participation of the United Kingdom Consortium in the CEC PASSYS project for the year 1988. The Consortium included the University of Strathclyde; the Building Research Establishment; the Energy Technology Support Unit, and Pilkington Glass Ltd. The Report was submitted by Dr J. W. Twidell of the Energy Studies Unit, University of Strathclyde (the scientist responsible for the contract), and compiled by Dr P. Strachan of the Architecture and Building Aids Computer Unit (ABACUS), University of Strathclyde. Both Units are within the Faculty of Engineering.University of Strathclyde | Faculty of Engineering
Draft thesis; published articles.Moir, Charles M., 1903-1992, engineer
Article by Macauley entitled ‘The effect of gases, vapours and liquids on the limiting friction between solid substances’, 1926; list of Macauley's publications, 1973.Macauley, James Morrison, 1889-1955, engineer
Annual general meeting papers; annual reports and accounts; board of directors' minutes and papers; correspondence and papers relating to acquisitions; papers relating to constitution; papers relating to shares; financial records; newsletters; news cuttings; publicity material.Robertson Research Group