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Mathematical and Physical Papers 6 Volume Set Mathematical and Physical Papers Elasticity, Heat, Electro-Magnetism

by William, Baron Kelvin Thomson

Part of the Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences Series

Mathematical and Physical Papers 6 Volume Set Mathematical and Physical Papers Elasticity, Heat, Electro-Magnetism Synopsis

William Thomson, first Baron Kelvin (1824-1907), is best known for devising the Kelvin scale of absolute temperature and for his work on the first and second laws of thermodynamics, though throughout his 53-year career as a mathematical physicist and engineer at the University of Glasgow he investigated a wide range of scientific questions in areas ranging from geology to transatlantic telegraph cables. The extent of his work is revealed in the six volumes of his Mathematical and Physical Papers, published from 1882 until 1911, consisting of articles that appeared in scientific periodicals from 1841 onwards. Volume 2, published in 1884, includes articles from the period 1853-1856, and puts a special emphasis on the issue of the development of electric telegraphy. Also included is Thomson's Bakerian Lecture on the electro-dynamic qualities of metals.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781108028998
Publication date: 30th June 2011
Author: William, Baron Kelvin Thomson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 488 pages
Categories: Mathematics, Mathematical physics, History of science,

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