# Mathematician:Nikola Tesla

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## Mathematician

Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

## Nationality

Serbian-American

## History

- Born: 10 July 1856 in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia)
- Died: 7 January 1943 in New York City, United States

## Theorems and Definitions

- Tesla (unit of magnetic flux density)

Definitions of concepts named for **Nikola Tesla** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1900:
*The Problem of Increasing Human Energy*

## Sources

- 1998: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next):**tesla** - 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next):**tesla**