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Did Nikola Tesla use much math in his work?

  1. Sep 8, 2014 #1
    Most of his work is pretty straight-forward and can be explain easily with words but did he have any contribution with mathematics or use any advance maths in his work?
     
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  3. Sep 8, 2014 #2
    actually, I don't think so....Nikola tesla used math, as every engineer does, but he used to have a more direct method of projecting....He actually "saw" his inventions, like a flash of light....He had the impression that his inventions were in front of him. He didn't use to make drawings either, because he just didn't need that.
     
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