The Contributions of Faraday and Maxwell to Electrical Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483213590, 9781483227023

The Contributions of Faraday and Maxwell to Electrical Science

1st Edition

Authors: R. A. R. Tricker
Editors: D. ter Haar
eBook ISBN: 9781483227023
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 300
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Description

The Contributions of Faraday and Maxwell to Electrical Science deals with the development of electromagnetic theory following the establishment of the basis for the first law of circulation relating to the magnetic fields generated by steady currents.
This book is organized into two parts encompassing nine chapters that specifically treat the provision of the basis for the second law of circulation, the law that deals with the induction of currents, which was predominantly the work of British physicists, Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell. Part I highlights their life, career, and contributions in electrical science. This part emphasizes Faraday’s discovery of electromagnetic induction and Maxwell’s development of electromagnetic theory. Part II presents their experimental studies on electricity and magnetism. This book will prove useful to physicists, electrical scientists, and researchers in the allied fields.

Table of Contents


Preface

Part 1. Commentary

I. Initial Conditions

II. The Life of Michael Faraday

III. Faraday's Discovery of Electromagnetic Induction

IV. The Logical Status of the Law of Electromagnetic Induction

V. Faraday as the Founder of Field Theory

VI. The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

VII. Maxwell's Development of Electromagnetic Theory

Part 2. Extracts

1. Michael Faraday

Experimental Researches in Electricity

2. James Clerk Maxwell

Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (Chapters VI-VII)

A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field (Parts I-IV and VI)

Index


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1966
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483227023

About the Author

R. A. R. Tricker

About the Editor

D. ter Haar