Mathematical and Physical Papers - Volume 3

Mathematical and Physical Papers Volume William Thomson first Baron Kelvin is best known for devising the Kelvin scale of absolute temperature and for his work on the first and second laws of thermodynamics though throughout h

  • Title: Mathematical and Physical Papers - Volume 3
  • Author: William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
  • ISBN: 9781108029001
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Paperback
  • William Thomson, first Baron Kelvin 1824 1907 , is best known for devising the Kelvin scale of absolute temperature and for his work on the first and second laws of thermodynamics, though throughout his 53 year career as a mathematical physicist and engineer at the University of Glasgow he investigated a wide range of scientific questions in areas ranging from geology toWilliam Thomson, first Baron Kelvin 1824 1907 , is best known for devising the Kelvin scale of absolute temperature and for his work on the first and second laws of thermodynamics, though throughout his 53 year career as a mathematical physicist and engineer at the University of Glasgow he investigated a wide range of scientific questions in areas ranging from geology to transatlantic telegraph cables The extent of his work is revealed in the six volumes of his Mathematical and Physical Papers, published from 1882 until 1911, consisting of articles that appeared in scientific periodicals from 1841 onwards Volume 3, published in 1890, includes articles from the period 1858 1890, the majority of which relate to questions around elasticity and heat, and are accompanied by extensive appendices.

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