James Clerk Maxwell
James Clerk Maxwell
* 13. Juni 1831 in Edinburgh
† 5. November 1879 in Cambridge
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  • Theorie der Wärme. Autorisirte deutsche Ausgabe. Übersetzt nach der vierten Auflage des Originals von Dr. F. Neesen. Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1878 ThULB Jena
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The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal

  • On a particular case of the descent of a heavy body in a resisting medium. In: Bd. 9 (1854), S. 145 GDZ Göttingen

Journal of the Chemical Society

  • On the Dynamical Evidence of the Molecular Constitution of Bodies. In: Bd. 28 (1876), S. 493

Journal of the Society of Telegraph Engineers

  • Lightning Conductors. In: Bd. 4 (1875), S. 429 Illinois


  • On Loschmidt’s Experiments on Diffusion in relation to the Kinetic Theory of Gases. In: Bd. 8 (1873), S. 298 MDZ München
  • Theory of Electrical Induction. In: Bd. 14 (1876), S. 27 MDZ München
  • On Stresses in Rarefied Gases arising from Inequalities of Temperature. In: Bd. 18 (1875), S. 54 MDZ München
  • The Rede Lecture (The Telephone). In: Bd. 18 (1875), S. 159 MDZ München

Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the Royal Institution of Great Britain

  • On Colour Vision. In: Bd. 6 (1872), S. 260 Michigan
  • On Action at a Distance. In: Bd. 7 (1875), S. 44 Michigan

Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society

  • The Construction of Stereograms of Surfaces. In: Bd. 2 (1869), S. 57 Iowa
  • On Reciprocal Diagrams in Space, and their relation to Airy’s Function of Stress. In: Bd. 2 (1869), S. 58 Iowa
  • Remarks on the preceding Paper (G. O. Hanlon: The Vena Contracta). In: Bd. 3 (1871), S. 6 California
  • On the Displacement in a Case of Fluid Motion. In: Bd. 3 (1871), S. 82 California
  • Remarks on the Mathematical Classification of Physical Quantities. In: Bd. 3 (1871), S. 224 California
  • On the Condition that, in the Transformation of any Figure by Curvilinear Coordinates in Three Dimensions, every Angle in the new Figure shall be equal to the corresponding Angle in the original Figure. In: Bd. 4 (1873), S. 117 California
  • On the Theory of a System of Electrified Conductors, and other Physical Theories involving Homogeneous Quadratic Functions. In: Bd. 4 (1873), S. 334 California
  • On the Focal Lines of a Refracted Pencil. In: Bd. 4 (1873), S. 337 California
  • On the Application of Hamilton’s Characteristic Function to the Theory of an Optical Instrument symmetrical about its axis. In: Bd. 6 (1875), S. 117 Michigan
  • On Hamilton’s Characteristic Function for a Narrow Beam of Light. In: Bd. 6 (1875), S. 182 Michigan
  • On the Electrical Capacity of a long narrow Cylinder, and of a Disk of sensible Thickness. In: Bd. 9 (1878), S. 94 Harvard

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London

Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

  • On the General Laws of Optical Instruments. In: Bd. 2 (1858), S. 233 Google
  • On the Equilibrium of a Spherical Envelope. In: Bd. 8 (1867), S. 325 Google
  • On the Cyclide. In: Bd. 9 (1868), S. 111 Google

Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts

  • On the Theory of Colours in relation to Colour-Blindness. In: Bd. 4 (1856), S. 394 Michigan
  • Description of a New Form of the Platometer, an Instrument for measuring the Areas of Plane Figures drawn on Paper. In: Bd. 4 (1856), S. 420 Michigan

Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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Annalen der Physik

  • Farbiger Bogen auf einer Eisfläche. In: Annalen der Physik. Ergänzungsband V, Joh. Ambr. Barth, Leipzig 1871, S. 656 Quellen
  • Ueber Doppelbrechung in einer bewegten zähen Flüssigkeit. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Band 227, Joh. Ambr. Barth, Leipzig 1874, S. 151 Quellen

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  • L. Campbell / W. Garnett: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell : With a selection from his correspondence and occasional writings and a sketch of his contributions to science. London: Macmillan and Co., 1882 Internet Archive, Internet Archive

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