skip to content
Lord Kelvin : his influence on electrical measurements and units Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lord Kelvin : his influence on electrical measurements and units

Author: Paul Tunbridge; Institution of Electrical Engineers.
Publisher: London, U.K. : P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, ©1992.
Series: History of technology series, 18.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Kelvin's great accomplishment was to bring together all the experimental scientists of his time into one co-operative association for investigators whose individual efforts were aided by their combined results, expressed in a notation and described in language understood by everyone.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tunbridge, Paul.
Lord Kelvin, his influence on electrical measurements and units.
London, U.K. : P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, c1992
(OCoLC)644336017
Named Person: William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; William Thomson Kelvin; William Thomson Kelvin, Baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Tunbridge; Institution of Electrical Engineers.
ISBN: 0863412378 9780863412370
OCLC Number: 27643419
Description: ix, 107 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kelvin and electrical science --
Kelvin and the metric system --
Metric controversy in Britain and the USA --
Electrical measurements --
Kelvin and the British Association Electrical Units --
International electrical congresses --
Units and standards for the electrical century --
Kelvin, Crompton and the electrical industry --
Appendices: A: James Watt and the metric system --
B: Kelvin and the screwthread standards --
C: Metrication in Britain --
D: International electrotechnical terminology --
E. William Thomson on the 'Thomson Effect' --
F: Crompton's patents 1878-1899.
Series Title: History of technology series, 18.
Responsibility: Paul Tunbridge.
More information:

Abstract:

Kelvin's great accomplishment was to bring together all the experimental scientists of his time into one co-operative association for investigators whose individual efforts were aided by their combined results, expressed in a notation and described in language understood by everyone.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27643419>
library:oclcnum"27643419"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/27643419>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/29592835>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1824"
schema:deathDate"1907,"
schema:deathDate"1907"
schema:familyName"Kelvin"
schema:givenName"William Thomson"
schema:name"Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907,"
schema:name"Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907"
schema:name"Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron, 1824-1907."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1992"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1992"
schema:description"Kelvin's great accomplishment was to bring together all the experimental scientists of his time into one co-operative association for investigators whose individual efforts were aided by their combined results, expressed in a notation and described in language understood by everyone."@en
schema:description"Kelvin and electrical science -- Kelvin and the metric system -- Metric controversy in Britain and the USA -- Electrical measurements -- Kelvin and the British Association Electrical Units -- International electrical congresses -- Units and standards for the electrical century -- Kelvin, Crompton and the electrical industry -- Appendices: A: James Watt and the metric system -- B: Kelvin and the screwthread standards -- C: Metrication in Britain -- D: International electrotechnical terminology -- E. William Thomson on the 'Thomson Effect' -- F: Crompton's patents 1878-1899."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/30107559>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Lord Kelvin : his influence on electrical measurements and units"@en
schema:numberOfPages"107"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9104140>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.