Definitions for oliver heaviside
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oliver heaviside
Heaviside, Oliver Heaviside(noun)
English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
Oliver Heaviside FRS was a self-taught English electrical engineer, mathematician, and physicist who adapted complex numbers to the study of electrical circuits, invented mathematical techniques to the solution of differential equations, reformulated Maxwell's field equations in terms of electric and magnetic forces and energy flux, and independently co-formulated vector analysis. Although at odds with the scientific establishment for most of his life, Heaviside changed the face of mathematics and science for years to come.
Find a translation for the oliver heaviside definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these oliver heaviside definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"oliver heaviside." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/oliver heaviside>.