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Title:
Faraday's Experimental researches in electricity : guide to a first reading
Author:
Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.
Uniform Title:
Experimental researches in electricity. Selections
Publication Information:
Santa Fe, N.M. : Green Lion Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvi, 617 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Selections from Michael Faraday's Experimental researches in electricity, edited, with an introduction to each section, notes and a bibliography by Howard J. Fisher.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781888009132

9781888009149
Format :
Book

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In this guidebook to Faraday's Experimental Researches in Electricity, Howard Fisher guides the reader through Faraday's work, displaying Faraday's experimental virtuosity and keen theoretical insight. Fisher has a wonderful way of seeing the philosophical and literary aspects that make Faraday's Researches not cold science but a human work. Fisher's thoughtful selections and clear, helpful explanations of the instrumentation and electromagnetic phenomena make this fascinating text accessible to those who lack time to find their way through the labyrinths of the original.