Reference numberEC/1891/13
TitleHeaviside, Oliver: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLearned in the science of electro-magnetism, having applied higher mathematics with power and success to the developments of Maxwell's theory of electro-magnetic wave propagation, and having extended our knowledge of facts and principles in several directions and into great detail. He is the author of the following papers among many others: - 'On Electro-magnetic Induction and its Propagation' (48 parts, 1885-1887, in the 'Electrician'); 'The Induction of Currents in Cores' (15 parts, 1884-1885); 'Some Electrostatic and Magnetic Problems' (5 parts, 1883); 'Current Energy' (19 parts, 1883-1884); 'On the Electro-magnetic Effects due to the Motion of Electrification through a Dielectric' (Phil Mag, 1889); 'The General Solution of Maxwell's Equations' (Phil Mag,); 'On Electro-magnetic Waves' (6 parts, (Phil Mag, 1888); 'On Resistanceand Conductance Operators' (Phil Mag, 1887); 'On the Self-induction of Wires' (7 parts, Phil Mag, 1886-1887); 'On the Electro-magnetic Wave Surface' (Phil Mag, 1885); 'On the Electro-magnetic Wave by Motion of the Medium'; 'On the Working of Cells with Condensers ' (Phil Mag, 1874); 'On the Extra Current' (1876); 'On the Speed of Signalling through Heterogeneous Telegraph Circuits' (ibid, 1877); 'On the Effect of Faults on the Speed of Working Cables'; 'On Electro-magnets' (Journ Soc Tel Eng); 'On Induction between Parallel Wires' (ibid).
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: J T Bottomley; A W Rucker; A W Reinold; John Perry; J Hopkinson; J A Ewing; G Carey Foster; C V Boys; Shelford Bidwell
From Personal Knowledge: Oliver J Lodge; William Thomson; Geo Fras Fitzgerald; J H Poynting; R T Glazebrook
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Heaviside, Oliver: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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