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Collected papers in physics and engineering

by James Thomson | 26 May 2016
Category: Science Academic
Synopsis
Originally published in 1912, this book contains the works of renowned engineer and physicist James Thomson (1822-92), who is known for his work on the improvement of water wheels, water pumps and turbines as well as for his innovations in the analysis of regelation and studies in glaciology. A highly detailed biography is included as well as many letters of scientific importance; the book includes correspondence with Faraday, Clerk Maxwell, Andrews and H. C. Sorby, as well as his brother, renowned physicist Lord Kelvin, on subjects such as the theory of the dissipation of energy and the characteristics of natural flow in liquids. 'The scientific activity of James Thomson has left permanent marks on the history of several branches of physical science' and this book contains and captures his lifelong devotion. This book will be of significant value to anyone with an interest in the history of physics and engineering.
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Synopsis
Originally published in 1912, this book contains the works of renowned engineer and physicist James Thomson (1822-92), who is known for his work on the improvement of water wheels, water pumps and turbines as well as for his innovations in the analysis of regelation and studies in glaciology. A highly detailed biography is included as well as many letters of scientific importance; the book includes correspondence with Faraday, Clerk Maxwell, Andrews and H. C. Sorby, as well as his brother, renowned physicist Lord Kelvin, on subjects such as the theory of the dissipation of energy and the characteristics of natural flow in liquids. 'The scientific activity of James Thomson has left permanent marks on the history of several branches of physical science' and this book contains and captures his lifelong devotion. This book will be of significant value to anyone with an interest in the history of physics and engineering.
€55.99
167 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781316611876
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 26/05/2016
Categories - All, Books, Education, Science Academic
No. of Pages - 590
Weight - 600
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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