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  • ISBN: 9780226078878
  • ISBN10: 0226078876

The Creation of Scientific Effects Heinrich Hertz and Electric Waves

by Jed Z. Buchwald

  • List Price: $143.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1994
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List of Figures List of TablesPreface1: Introduction: Heinrich Hertz, Maker of EffectsPt. 1: In Helmholtz's Laboratory2: Forms of Electrodynamics 3: Realizing Potentials in the LaboratoryPt. 2: Information Direct from Nature4: A Budding Career 5: Devices for Induction 6: Hertz's Early Exploration of Helmholtz's ConceptsPt. 3: Berlin's Golden Boy7: Rotating Spheres 8: Elastic Interactions 9: Specific Powers in the Laboratory 10: The Cathode Ray as a Vehicle for SuccessPt. 4: Studying Books11: Frustration 12: Hertz's Argument 13: Assumption XPt. 5: Electric Waves14: A Novel Device 15: How the Resonator Became an Electric Probe 16: Electric Propagation Produced 17: Electric Waves Manipulated 18: Conclusion: Restraint and Reconstruction App. 1. Waveguides and Radiators in Maxwellian Electrodynamics App. 2. Helmholtz's Derivation of the Forces from a Potential App. 3. Helmholtz's Energy Argument App. 4. Polarization Currents and Experiment App. 5. Convection in Helmholtz's Electrodynamics App. 6. Instability in the Fechner-Weber Theory App. 7. Hertz's First Use of the General Helmholtz Equations App. 8. Hertz on the Induction of Polarization by Motion App. 9. Hertz on Relatively Moving, Charged Conductors App. 10. Elastic Bodies Pressed Together App. 11. Evaporation's Theoretical Limits App. 12. Hertz's Model for Geissler-Tube Discharge App. 13. Propagation in Helmholtz's Electrodynamics App. 14. Forces in Hertz's Early Experiments App. 15. Hertz's Quasi Field Theory for Narrow Cylindrical Wires App. 16. Considerations regarding the Possible Background to Helmholtz's New Physics App. 17. Poincare and Bertrand App. 18. Difficulties with Charge and Polarization Notes Bibliography Index
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