By Kerry Kuehn
This ebook offers a chronological advent to the electromagnetic thought of sunshine, utilizing chosen extracts from vintage texts comparable to Gilbert’s De Magnete, Franklin’s Experiments and Observations on Electricity, and Huygens’ Treatise on Light. Particular recognition is given to the works of Faraday, Maxwell and Heaviside, scientists who unified the previously separate disciplines of electrical energy, magnetism and light. Their electromagnetic theory—developed through the nineteenth century—would result in the discovery of contemporary radar, electrical energy grids, and telecommunication networks.
Each bankruptcy of this e-book starts with a brief creation through a analyzing selection. conscientiously crafted learn questions draw out key issues within the textual content and concentration the reader’s consciousness at the author’s tools, research and conclusions. Numerical and laboratory workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy attempt the reader’s skill to appreciate and observe key ideas from the text.
Electricity, Magnetism and Light is the 3rd of 4 volumes in A Student’s consultant in the course of the nice Physics Texts. This ebook grew out of a four-semester undergraduate physics curriculum designed to motivate a serious and circumspect method of average technology whereas while getting ready scholars for complex coursework in physics.
This booklet is very appropriate as a college-level textbook for college kids of the average sciences, heritage or philosophy. it may additionally function a textbook for complicated high-school or home-schooled scholars, or as a thematically-organized source-book for students and influenced lay-readers. In learning the vintage medical texts incorporated herein, the reader could be drawn towards a life of contemplation.
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A Student's Guide Through the Great Physics Texts: Volume III: Electricity, Magnetism and Light: 3 (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics) by Kerry Kuehn