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James Clerk Maxwell, F. R. S., 1831-1879.

Reginald Leslie Smith-Rose

James Clerk Maxwell, F. R. S., 1831-1879.

by Reginald Leslie Smith-Rose

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Published by Pub. for the British Council by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [3] of cover.

    SeriesScience in Britain
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC16.M4 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6037704M
    LC Control Number48022447
    OCLC/WorldCa5076983

    James Clerk Maxwell James Clerk Maxwell (–) Born 13 June Edinburgh, Scotland Died 5 November (aged 48) Cambridge, England Citizenship British Nationality British Fields Physics and mathematics Institutions Marischal College, Aberdeen King's College London University of Cambridge Alma mater University of Edinburgh University File Size: KB.   Maxwell (James Clerk, ). Autograph letter signed, Glenlair, Dalbeattie, 13 May , to [Archibald] Smith, ‘Here are Green’s results for the magnetic state of a soft iron cylinder of radius and length 2l [lambda]. He uses a coefficient g which is the same as Poissons k which cannot exceed 1.

    1. Introduction. James Clerk Maxwell (–) is frequently remembered in the 21st century for his publication concluding, “Hence electromagnetic science leads to exactly the same conclusions as optical science with respect to the direction of the disturbances which can be propagated through the field; both affirm the propagation of transverse vibrations, and both give the same Cited by: 2. Buy james clerk maxwell Books at Shop amongst our popular books, including , The Scientific Papers of James Clerk Maxwell; Volume 1, The Electrical Researches of Henry Cavendish, F. R. S. and more from james clerk maxwell. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

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