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Origin of the Heaviside function?

"Oliver Heaviside ... what he was doing, why he developed his step function"? A short answer is that Heaviside was interested, as a practical electrical engineer, in transient effects in complex ...
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A peculiar quote from Oliver Heaviside

Since I have no shame, I screen-shotted the reference that J.G. found:
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What is Heaviside's version of Maxwell's equations?

Are we all talking about the same "Heaviside" who wrote "On the Forces, Stresses, and Fluxes of Energy in the Electromagnetic Field", received 1891-06-09, read 1891-06-18, that you ...
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