Weber’s Electrodynamics

  • André Koch Torres Assis
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 66)


In this chapter we present a short description of Weber’s life and some of his experimental researches in electromagnetism. For a biography of Weber and further references see, for instance, (Woodruff, 1976), (Jungnickel and McCormmach, 1986), (Atherton, 1989), (Thomson, 1885), (O’Rahilly, 1965, Vol. 2, Chapter 11), (Whittaker, 1973, Vol. 1, Chapter 7), (Wise, 1981), (Assis, 1991 a), (Harman, 1982, pp. 32, 96 and 103 – 107), (Archibald, 1989).


English Translation Electromotive Force Absolute Unit Terrestrial Magnetism Electrical Quantity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • André Koch Torres Assis
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  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsState University of CampinasCampinasBrazil

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