The Resource Energy and empire : a biographical study of Lord Kelvin, Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise

Energy and empire : a biographical study of Lord Kelvin, Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise

Label
Energy and empire : a biographical study of Lord Kelvin
Title
Energy and empire
Title remainder
a biographical study of Lord Kelvin
Statement of responsibility
Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Crosbie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.K3
LC item number
S65 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wise, M. Norton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Physics
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Natuurkundigen
  • Biografie
  • Physik
  • Biographie
  • Physik
  • Great Britain
  • Großbritannien
  • Großbritannien
Label
Energy and empire : a biographical study of Lord Kelvin, Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 815-837
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of the natural philosopher. From the ashes of revolution ; Clydeside ; A Cambridge undergraduate ; The changing tradition of natural philosophy ; Professor William Thomson -- The transformation of classical physics. The language of mathematical physics ; The kinematics of field theory and the nature of electricity ; The dynamics of field theory : work, ponderomotive force, and extremum conditions ; Thermodynamics : the years of uncertainty ; Thermodynamics : the years of resolution ; T & T', or, Treatise on natural philosophy ; The hydrodynamics of matter ; Telegraph signals and light waves ; Thomson versus Maxwell -- The economy of nature : the great storehouse of creation. The irreversible cosmos ; The age of the sun controversies ; The secular cooling of the earth ; The age of the earth controversies ; The habitation of earth -- Energy, economy, and empire : the relief of man's estate. The telegraphic art ; Measurement and marketing : the economics of electricity ; Rule, Britannia : the art of navigation ; The magnetic compass ; Baron Kelvin of Largs
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 866 pages
Isbn
9780521261739
Lccn
88025685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18413875
  • (OCoLC)ocm18413875
Label
Energy and empire : a biographical study of Lord Kelvin, Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 815-837
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of the natural philosopher. From the ashes of revolution ; Clydeside ; A Cambridge undergraduate ; The changing tradition of natural philosophy ; Professor William Thomson -- The transformation of classical physics. The language of mathematical physics ; The kinematics of field theory and the nature of electricity ; The dynamics of field theory : work, ponderomotive force, and extremum conditions ; Thermodynamics : the years of uncertainty ; Thermodynamics : the years of resolution ; T & T', or, Treatise on natural philosophy ; The hydrodynamics of matter ; Telegraph signals and light waves ; Thomson versus Maxwell -- The economy of nature : the great storehouse of creation. The irreversible cosmos ; The age of the sun controversies ; The secular cooling of the earth ; The age of the earth controversies ; The habitation of earth -- Energy, economy, and empire : the relief of man's estate. The telegraphic art ; Measurement and marketing : the economics of electricity ; Rule, Britannia : the art of navigation ; The magnetic compass ; Baron Kelvin of Largs
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 866 pages
Isbn
9780521261739
Lccn
88025685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18413875
  • (OCoLC)ocm18413875

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