Charles Proteus Steinmetz Quote

Mathematics is merely a shorthand method of recording physical intuition and physical reasoning, but it should not be a formalism leading from nowhere to nowhere, as it is likely to be made by one who does not realize its purpose as a tool.


Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, (Volume 28) Part I, Discussion on The Education of the Electrical Engineer (p. 92)

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