Oliver Heaviside achieved a very high level in mathematics and physics by self-study, starting from a modest school-level math, and working alone in his room, without a tutor. Is it known what textbooks he used?

  • $\begingroup$ You may want to read this article. $\endgroup$ Jun 6, 2020 at 13:11
  • $\begingroup$ Some of the text books he used would have of been written by James Clerk Maxwell. I know he was a relation (nephew?) of Charles Wheatstone so literature written by Charles Wheatstone might be a port of call. $\endgroup$
    – Dean
    Feb 18, 2021 at 20:47


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