Karl Eugen Guthe
|Karl Eugen Guthe|
Karl Eugen Guthe (1866-1915)
|Born||March 5, 1866
|Died||September 15, 1915
Ashland, Oregon, USA
|Citizenship||German later American|
|Institutions||University of Michigan
Iowa State College
|Alma mater||University of Strasbourg
Humboldt University of Berlin
University of Marburg
|Doctoral advisor||Hermann Paasche|
|Doctoral students||Neal H. Williams|
|Known for||Physics textbooks|
He was born in Hanover, Germany, and was educated at the Hanover Technical School and at the universities of Strassburg, Berlin, and Marburg. He received his PhD from the University of Marburg in 1892 for a thesis entitled: Ueber das Mechanische Telephone (On the Mechanical Telephone).
Moving to the United States in 1892, he taught physics at the University of Michigan, where, after four years as professor at Iowa State College, he became professor in 1909 and dean of the graduate department in 1912. He was a member of the jury of awards at the St. Louis Exposition in 1904 and was vice president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1908.
Books by Guthe
He is the author of a Manual of Physical Measurements (1902; third edition, 1912), with J. O. Reed; Laboratory Exercises with Primary and Storage Cells (1903); Textbook of Physics (1908; second edition, 1909); College Physics (1911), with J. O. Reed; Definitions in Physics (1913); and contributions on physics and electricity in scientific journals.
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (May 2013)|
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Guthe, Karl Eugen". Encyclopedia Americana.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
- Guthe at Michigan
- Guthe obituary
- Guthe at AIP
- Umich history with mention of Guthe
- University of Iowa, class of 1908
- University of Michigan, class of 1914
- Guthe's math genealogy