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A Victorian scientist and engineer : Fleeming Jenkin and the birth of electrical engineering

Author: Gillian Cookson; Colin Hempstead
Publisher: Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a life of only 52 years, Fleeming Jenkin established a reputation as a pioneer in the new world of electrical engineering, known for his work on undersea telegraphs and more. This biography  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cookson, Gillian.
Victorian scientist and engineer.
Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 2000
(OCoLC)595738944
Online version:
Cookson, Gillian.
Victorian scientist and engineer.
Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 2000
(OCoLC)606328788
Named Person: Fleeming Jenkin; Fleeming Jenkin; Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin; Fleeming Jenkin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Cookson; Colin Hempstead
ISBN: 0754600793 9780754600794
OCLC Number: 41967277
Description: xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A Young Man of Remarkable Ability --
Employed about the Ocean Cables --
Thomson's Mirror Galvanometer --
An Electrical Engineer of High Standing --
A Philosophic Electrician --
Jenkin on Truth --
Untiring Zest for Life --
The Soul of the Enterprise.
Responsibility: Gillian Cookson and Colin A. Hempstead.

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