Resistance to Ohm's Law

@article{Schagrin1963ResistanceTO,
  title={Resistance to Ohm's Law},
  author={M. L. Schagrin},
  journal={American Journal of Physics},
  year={1963},
  volume={31},
  pages={536-547}
}
  • M. L. Schagrin
  • Published 1963
  • Physics
  • American Journal of Physics
  • It is argued that the usual account of the discovery and subsequent rejection, or criticism, of Ohm's law is both a misleading and an inadequate explanation. A close logical examination of Ohm's experimental work reveals a conceptual structure quite different from that of the electrical science of his time. As a result of this analysis, it is claimed that the conceptual shift in Ohm's experimental work was the basis for the reaction of his contemporaries. 
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