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Due to its compact size and light weight, Nikola Tesla's AC (alternating current) motor held great commercial potential. One of the first appliances to be fitted with an electric motor was a three-blade fan introduced by the Westinghouse Company in 1889.

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Household Appliances and Women's Work - Engineering and ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Due to its compact size and light weight, Nikola Tesla's AC (alternating current) motor held great commercial potential. One of the first appliances to be fitted with an electric motor was a three-blade fan introduced by the Westinghouse Company in 1889.

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Generators - Engineering and Technology History Wiki

Posted: (2 days ago) As its name suggests, a generator generates electricity. Michael Faraday’s discovery of electromagnetic induction demonstrated a way to construct a simple generator, but there was little need for such a device until commercial technologies that used electricity, such as lights, appeared. The earliest commercial uses of electricity, such as telegraphy, arc lighting systems, and metal ...

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List of Presidents of the Institute of Electrical and ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Ernst Weber, 1963, was a pioneer in microwave technologies and long-time leader of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (where he was President from 1957 to 1969).In 1945 he founded the Microwave Research Institute at the Polytechnic Institute (later renamed the Weber Research Institute in his honor).

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Edison Effect - Engineering and Technology History Wiki

Posted: (5 days ago) In early 1880, Thomas Edison and his team were hard at work trying to find a light bulb filament that worked well. He had already settled on a carbonized (burned) bamboo filament, but even this solution was not perfect. After glowing for a few hours, carbon from the filament would be deposited on the inside walls of the bulb, turning it black.

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A Very Early Conception of a Solid State Device ...

Posted: (6 days ago) No one really knows whether Lilienfeld ever tried to build his device. Even if he did, the device would not have worked well, if at all, since the production of high-quality semiconductor materials was still decades away. Thus, in the 1920s and 1930s, Lilienfeld’s solid-state amplifier ideas had no practical value to the radio industry.

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Cuthbert Hurd - Engineering and Technology History Wiki

Posted: (9 days ago) Biography. Cuthbert Corwin Hurd was an American computer scientist and entrepreneur, who was instrumental in helping the International Business Machines Corporation develop its first general-purpose computer.

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Rock and Roll and the Recording Studio - Engineering and ...

Posted: (6 days ago) Rock and roll has had a great importance not only for music, but also for the technology of sound recording. Before rock became popular, most recording equipment was used to capture sound as accurately as possible, or at least to create the illusion of a live performance.

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King-Sun Fu - Engineering and Technology History Wiki

Posted: (9 days ago) Biography. King-Sun Fu was born in China in 1930, and completed his college education at the National Taiwan University in 1953. He received the M.S.Sc. degree from the University of Toronto in 1955 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1959.

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John Vig - Engineering and Technology History Wiki

Posted: (1 months ago) John R. Vig, IEEE President, 2009, led research and development programs focused on developing precision clocks, sensors, and low-noise oscillators in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

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Hy-Gain TH7DX Antenna - Engineering and Technology History ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Roger Cox WBODGF was the sole design engineer for this antenna development located at Telex/Hy-Gain in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was developed in 1981 and offered for sale in 1982.

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