biographical name James Clerk 1831-1879 Scottish physicist • Maxwellian adjective

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  • Maxwell — bezeichnet: Maxwell (Einheit), eine veraltete physikalische Einheit Maxwell Gleichungen, vier Gleichungen der Elektrodynamik Maxwell Modell, die Beschreibung viskoelastischer Materialien Maxwell Boltzmann Verteilung, eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maxwell — may refer to: Contents 1 People 1.1 Surname 1.2 Given name 1.3 Fictional people 2 Places …   Wikipedia

  • maxwell — [ makswɛl ] n. m. • 1900; de Maxwell, physicien britannique ♦ Phys. Unité de mesure de flux magnétique (symb. M) du système C. G. S., valant 10 8 weber. Maxwell n. m. PHYS Unité de flux magnétique du système électromagnétique C.G.S., de symbole… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • maxwell — MAXWELL, maxwelli, s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură a fluxului magnetic. [pr.: máxuel] – Din fr. maxwell, germ. Maxwell. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  MAXWELL s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură a fluxului magnetic, egală cu fluxul pr …   Dicționar Român

  • Maxwell — Maxwell, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 315 Housing Units (2000): 131 Land area (2000): 0.337448 sq. miles (0.873985 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.337448 sq. miles (0.873985… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Maxwell — m Scottish and English: from the Scottish surname, which is derived from a placename, Maxwell, originally ‘the stream (Old English well(a)) of Mack (a form of MAGNUS (SEE Magnus))’, a minor place on the River Tweed. It was the middle name of the… …   First names dictionary

  • maxwell — [maks′wel΄] n. [after MAXWELL James Clerk] the basic unit of magnetic flux in the CGS system, equal to the flux through one square centimeter perpendicular to a magnetic field with an intensity of one gauss: one maxwell equals 10 8 weber: abbrev …   English World dictionary

  • maxwell — n. A cgs unit of magnetic flux, abbreviated Mx; it is equal to the magnetic flux passing through one sqaure centimeter which is normal to a magnetic field of one gauss. Syn: Mx. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maxwell — Maxwell, James Clerk, Physiker, geb. 13. Juni 1831 in Edinburg, gest. 5. Nov. 1879, studierte an der dortigen Universität und in Cambridge, ward 1856 Professor der Physik in Aberdeen, 1860 am King s College in London, zog sich 1865 auf sein Gut… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • maxwell — (De J. C. Maxwell, 1831 1879, físico y matemático escocés). m. Fís. Unidad de flujo de inducción magnética en el Sistema Cegesimal, equivalente a 10 8 webers. (Símb. Mx) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Maxwell — Maxwell, James Clerk, Physiker, geb. 1831 in Edinburgh, gest. 5. Nov. 1879 als Prof. in Cambridge; schrieb: »Theory of heat« (10. Aufl. 1892; deutsch 1878), »A treatise on electricity and magnetism« (3. Aufl. 1892; deutsch 1883), »Matter and… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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