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Elements of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism, John Joseph Thomson

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Elements of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism
Title
Elements of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism
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John Joseph Thomson
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Language
eng
Summary
The British physicist Sir Joseph John Thomson, the discoverer of the electron, published the first edition of his Elements of the Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism in 1895; this fourth edition was issued in 1909, three years after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his theoretical and experimental investigations on the conduction of electricity by gases. In this book for students his intention is to give 'an account of the fundamental principles of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism and their more important applications, using only simple mathematics.' Starting at the basic level of describing electrical phenomena such as rubbing a stick of sealing wax with cloth to produce a charge, he guides the reader through electrostatics, induction, magnetism, thermoelectric currents and the theory of light. This textbook, by one of the greatest scientists of his day, is still a fascinating introduction to the topic
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UkCbUP
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1856-1940
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Thomson, J. J.
Dewey number
537
Index
index present
LC call number
QC518
LC item number
.T48 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge library collection. Mathematics
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  • Electricity
  • Magnetism
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Elements of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism, John Joseph Thomson
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https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511694141
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  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1909
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 550 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511694141
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511694141
Label
Elements of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism, John Joseph Thomson
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511694141
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1909
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 550 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511694141
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511694141

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