James Clerk Maxwell and the theory of the electromagnetic field
Print Book, English, cop.1986
Hilger, Bristol, cop.1986
XIX, 305 p. 24 cm
Preface. Introduction. Mechanistic and Dynamistic Traditions in Nineteenth-century Physics. Electromagnetism before Maxwell. Maxwell's Apprenticeship: Analogy and Lines of Force. From Mechanical Line to a Dynamical Field. Maxwell's Maturity: A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism and Other Writings. After Maxwell. Conclusions. Appendix.