Oliver Heaviside

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oliver Heaviside 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)
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Usage


In science:

The second problem concerns the ingenious solution found by Oliver Heaviside to the problem of finding the location of the leakage point of an undersea tel egraphic cable, at the time the ultimate means to convey information from one point to another.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925) applied a method developed by the French telegraph engineer ´Edouard Ernest Blavier (1826-1887) in order to locate the leakage point in the undersea cable joining Newbiggin-by-theSea in England to Sondervig in Denmark.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
Maxwell in 1865 and later pursued by Oliver Heaviside in 1893 , well before the advent of the relativity theories of Einstein, here we report the possibility of making a ‘natural’ prediction of gravitomagnetic field within the framework of Newtonian Physics.
Newtonian Gravitomagnetism and analysis of Earth Satellite Results
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