Silvanus P. Thompson

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British academic physicist

Why Is Silvanus P. Thompson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Silvanus Phillips Thompson was a professor of physics at the City and Guilds Technical College in Finsbury, England. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1891 and was known for his work as an electrical engineer and as an author. Thompson's most enduring publication is his 1910 text Calculus Made Easy, which teaches the fundamentals of infinitesimal calculus, and is still in print. Thompson also wrote a popular physics text, Elementary Lessons in Electricity and Magnetism, as well as biographies of Lord Kelvin and Michael Faraday.

Silvanus P. Thompson's Published Works

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What Are Silvanus P. Thompson's Academic Contributions?

Silvanus P. Thompson is most known for their academic work in the field of physics. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of engineering and literature.

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