Ohm, Georg Simon (17871854)

Ohm, Georg Simon, a German physicist, born at Erlangen; discovered the mathematical theory of the electric current, known as Ohm's Law, a law based on experiment, that the strength of the electric current is equal to the electro-motive force divided by the resistance of the wire (17871854).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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