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Wranglers and physicists : studies on Cambridge physics in the nineteenth century

Author: P M Harman
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; Dover, N.H., USA : Manchester University Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Named Person: William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; James Clerk Maxwell; William Thomson Kelvin, Baron; James Clerk Maxwell
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P M Harman
ISBN: 0719017564 9780719017568
OCLC Number: 11622837
Notes: Essays based on papers presented at a conference held at the University of Cambridge.
Description: viii, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The educational matrix / David B. Wilson --
Geologists and mathematicians / Crosbie Smith --
Mathematics and mathematical physics from Cambridge, 1815-40 / I. Grattan-Guinness --
Integral theorems in Cambridge mathematical physics, 1830-55 / J.J. Cross --
Mathematics and physical reality in William Thomson's electromagnetic theory / Ole Knudsen --
Mechanical image and reality in Maxwell's electromagnetic theory / Daniel M. Siegel --
Edinburgh philosophy and Cambridge physics / P.M. Harman --
Modifying the continuum / Jed Z. Buchwald.
Responsibility: edited by P.M. Harman.

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