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Kelvin : life, labours and legacy

Author: Raymond Flood; Mark McCartney; Andrew Whitaker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Lord Kelvin was one of the greatest physicists of the Victorian era. Widely known for the development of the Kelvin scale of temperature measurement, Kelvin's interests ranged across thermodynamics, the age of the Earth, the laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable, not to mention inventions such as an improved maritime compass and a sounding device which allowed depths to be taken both quickly and while  Read more...
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Kelvin.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008411464
(OCoLC)166625002
Named Person: William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; William Thomson Kelvin, Baron
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Flood; Mark McCartney; Andrew Whitaker
ISBN: 9780191528248 0191528242
OCLC Number: 236793195
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Contents; Life; Labours; Legacy; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, and Andrew Whitaker.
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A collection of chapters, authored by leading experts, which cover the life and wide-ranging scientific contributions made by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907).  Read more...

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