# Mathematician:Oliver Heaviside

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## Mathematician

Largely self-taught English mathematician and physicist who was one of the pioneers in the field of electrical engineering.

Invented a considerable amount of the mathematics and terminology used in electromagnetism.

Significantly developed the theory of Operational Calculus, which are still used in modern-day mathematics in the context of Laplace transforms.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 18 May 1850, Camden Town, London, England
- Died: 3 February 1925, Torquay, Devon, England

## Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for **Oliver Heaviside** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1885, 1886, 1887:
*Electromagnetic Induction and its Propagation* - 1887:
*Electrical Papers* - 1888/89:
*Electromagnetic Waves, the Propagation of Potential, and the Electromagnetic Effects of a Moving Charge* - 1889:
*On the Electromagnetic Effects due to the Motion of Electrification through a Dielectric* - 1892:
*On the Forces, Stresses, and Fluxes of Energy in the Electromagnetic Field* - 1893:
*A Gravitational and Electromagnetic Analogy*