Georg Simon Ohm, German physicist, mid 19th century.

 
Georg Simon Ohm, German physicist, mid 19th century.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

George Simon Ohm (1789-1854) was Profesor of Physics at Nuremburg and Munich Universities. He is famous for discovering the law governing the relationships between voltage resistance and electric currents. 'Ohm's Law' states that the relationship of current through most materials is directly proportional to the potential difference applied acros the material (V=IR). His findings were published in 1827 in his seminal work on the theory of electricity, 'Die galvanische Kette, mathematische bearbeitet'. The SI unit (International System of scientific units) of electrical resistivity, the Ohm, is named after him.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details