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R. Hannemann EE305 1 09/04/09 1 History of Electromagnetics Learning Objectives Understand the historical background of electricity, electromagnetism, and circuits Get an impression how long the discovery and development of the basic laws has taken 09/04/09 2 Static Electricity – Thales from Milet Ca 600 BC Amber rubbed will attract light objects ηλεκτρον (greek for amber) electron sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Thales.jpg 09/04/09 3 William Gilbert - Magnetism 1600 sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wil iam_Gilbert.jpg http://www.solarnavigator.net/compass.htm http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~outreach/phys420/p420_01/shaun/shaun/why_it_works.htm 09/04/09 4 James Watt – Unit of Power 1769 steam engines unit of power connects mechanical and electrical power sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Watt 09/04/09 5 Charles-Augustin de Coulomb – Quantitative Electrostatics ca 1790 Unit of Charge sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles-Augustin_de_Coulomb
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