Author:James Clerk Maxwell
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A Scottish mathematical physicist, born in Edinburgh.
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "J. C. M."
- A Problem in Dynamics (1854)
- On Faraday's Lines of Force (1855)
- Illustrations of the Dynamical Theory of Gases (1860)
- On Physical Lines of Force (1861)
- A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field (1865)
- On the Dynamical Theory of Gases (1867)
- On Governors (1868)
- Theory of Heat (1871)
- On the Focal Lines of a Refracted Pencil (1871)
- A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (1873)
- Molecules (1873)
- To the Committee of the Cayley Portrait Fund (1874)
- On Hamilton's Characteristic Function for a Narrow Beam of Light (1874)
- Matter and Motion (1876)
- On Stresses in Rarified Gases Arising from Inequalities of Temperature (1879)
- On a Possible Mode of Detecting a Motion of the Solar System through the Luminiferous Ether (1879)
- An Elementary Treatise on Electricity (1881)
- The Scientific Papers of James Clerk Maxwell (published posthumously, 1890)
Articles in Popular Science Monthly
- "The Theory of Molecules", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 4, January 1874
- "The Protection of Buildings from Lightning", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 10, December 1876
Contributions to Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition
- “Atom” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1878.
- “Attraction” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1878.
- “Ether” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1878.
- “Capillary Action” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911. (in part)
- “Diagram” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
- “Faraday, Michael” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
- “Maxwell, James Clerk” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- "Sketch of James Clerk Maxwell", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 17, May 1880
- “Maxwell, James Clerk,” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- “Maxwell, James Clerk” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.