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Maxwell, James Clerk 1831-1879

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Works: 487 works in 1,613 publications in 4 languages and 27,361 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Manuscripts  Textbooks 
Roles: Editor, Honoree
Classifications: QC518, 537
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A treatise on electricity and magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
158 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volumes 1 and 2 of an important foundation work of modern physics. Brings to final form Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism and rigorously derives his general equations of field theory
Matter and motion by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
115 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published posthumously in 1888, this treatise by the first Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge explores and explains the fundamental principles and laws that are the basis of elementary physics. Maxwell was at the forefront of physics and mathematics during the nineteenth century and his pioneering work brought together existing ideas to give 'a dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field'. This work inspired not only the applications of electromagnetic waves like fibre optics but also Einstein's theory of relativity. The text explains many
Theory of heat by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
112 editions published between 1871 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scientific papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
51 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The publication in 1890 of the two-volume Scientific Papers of James Clerk Maxwell, edited by W. D. Niven, was one of the two objects of a committee formed 'for the purpose of securing a fitting memorial of him' (the other object being the commissioning of a marble bust for the Cavendish Laboratory). Before his death in 1879 at the age of 48, Clerk Maxwell had made major contributions to many areas of theoretical physics and mathematics, not least his discoveries in the fields of electromagnetism and of the kinetic theory of gases, which have
A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
14 editions published between 1856 and 1996 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elementary treatise on electricity by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
31 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxwell on Saturn's rings by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Clerk Maxwell's 1856 Adams Prize Essay, "On the Stability of the Motion of Saturn's Rings," forms the central body of this book and is the work that first established his reputation as one of the greatest mathematical physicists of any generation. It is surrounded by previously unpublished materials written both before and after the essay was completed. The former group consists of sixteen letters - to William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin), George Gabriel Stokes, Peter Guthrie Tait, and other friends and colleagues - written while Maxwell was working out the problems and preparing the essay for publication, and they reveal both the sureness of his approach and false starts and errors. The post-essay documents include a review of the work by George Biddell Airy, the Astronomer Royal, and correspondence with the Harvard astronomer George Bond in 1863. Here Maxwell attempts to extend his analysis to include the effects of collisions among the particles of the ring, employing his own newly developed kinetic theory of gases. The editors' introduction provides a historical context for Maxwell's contribution
The electrical researches of the Honourable Henry Cavendish, F.R.S written between 1771 and 1781 by Henry Cavendish ( Book )
25 editions published between 1879 and 2009 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clerk Maxwell and modern science; six commemorative lectures by Cyril Domb ( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientific papers by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The electrical researches of the Honourable Henry Cavendish by Henry Cavendish ( Book )
9 editions published between 1879 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ueber physikalische kraftlinien by James Clerk Maxwell ( )
10 editions published between 1898 and 1910 in German and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité d'électricité et de magnétisme by James Clerk Maxwell ( )
17 editions published between 1885 and 1989 in French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reports of the committee on electrical standards appointed by the British association for the advancement of science by Fleeming Jenkin ( Book )
5 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité élémentaire d'électricité by James Clerk Maxwell ( )
8 editions published in 1884 in French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auszüge aus James Clerk Maxwells Elektrizität und Magnetismus by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in German and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise on electricity and magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
48 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Elektrizität in elementarer Behandlung by James Clerk Maxwell ( )
10 editions published between 1883 and 2006 in German and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origins of Clerk Maxwell's electric ideas, as described in familiar letters to William Thomson by James Clerk Maxwell ( Book )
8 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Clerk Maxwell, J. 1831-1879
Clerk Maxwell, James
Clerk Maxwell James 1831-1879
Maksvell, Dž. Klerk.
Maksvell, Džejms Klerk.
Maksvell, Džejms Klerk 1831-1879
Maksvell, Džems Klerk.
Maksvell, Dzheĭms Klerk
Maksvell, Dzheĭms Klerk 1831-1879
Maksvell, Dzhems Klerk
Maksvell, Dzhems Klerk 1831-1879
Makswell, Džems Klerk 1831-1879
Maxwell, .. 1831-1879
Maxwell, Clerk
Maxwell, Clerk 1831-1879
Maxwell, J. C.
Maxwell, J. C. 1831-1879
Maxwell, J. C. (James Clerk), 1831-1879
Maxwell, J. Clerk.
Maxwell, J. Clerk 1831-1879
Maxwell, J. Clerk (James Clerk)
Maxwell, J. Clerk (James Clerk), 1831-1879
Maxwell, James C. 1831-1879
Maxwell, James Clark 1831-1879
Maxwell, James Clerk
Maxwell, James Clerk 1831-1879
Максвелл, Джеймс Клерк 1831-1879
מקסוול, ג'יימס קלרק 1831-1879
マクスウェル, ジェームズ・クラーク
マックスウエル
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English (721)
German (36)
French (25)
Japanese (1)
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