The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
By (author) Nikola Tesla
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My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
Book Description"The progressive development of man is virtually dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain." Nikola Tesla, uncelebrated oracle of the electronic age without whom our telephone, radio, automobile ignition, and television would have been unrealized, was born in Croatia in 1856. He studied physics and mathematics at Graz Poly Tech, then philosophy at the University of Prague. He went on to work as an electrical engineer in Budapest, Hungary, then France, and Germany. During this time he invented the alternating induction motor which allowed the possibility of the universal transmission and distribution of electricity. Nikola Tesla came to the United States in 1884 and worked for Thomas Edison, becoming Edison's rival because Edison only believed in the merchandising of inferior DC electric power. However, Tesla was employed as the dynamo designer for the Edison Machine Works while he obtained more than 100 patents and designed 700 inventions. He made a power transmission which was an economic necessity, yet his inventions did not make him a wealthy man. When he died in 1943 in his room at the Hotel New Yorker, his notable research on wireless communication by fax machines, radar, and radio-guided missiles evidenced the validity of his theories. He said, "I am credited with being one of the hardest workers."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781595478719
(229mm x 152mm x 4mm)
Imprint: NuVision Publications
Publisher: NuVision Publications
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nikola Tesla
My Inventions, Paperback (June 2016)
The Croatian-American inventor recounts the story of his life, from his schooling and work in Europe to development of the alternating-current induction motor. Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy."
Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla, Paperback (March 2015)
During the early twentieth century, the eccentric and brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla blazed the path that electrical development followed for many years to come. This illustrated record of Tesla's pioneering work gathers many of his most famous findings and theories, allowing contemporary readers to experience the amazing range of his thinking.
Inventions, Researchers and Writings of Nikola Tesla, Paperback / softback (June 2014)
Presents some of the findings and theories which made inventor Nikola Tesla famous. Includes lectures, articles and discussions. Including: wireless transmission, the magnifying transmitter, design and construction of a half-wave Tesla coil, electrostatics: a key to free energy.
My Inventions and Other Writings, Paperback (July 2012)» View all books by Nikola Tesla
Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in "The Electrical Experimenter" magazine and represent the breadth of his interests: "Tesla would pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe" (1916), "The Action of The Eye" (1893), "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" (1900).
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