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Tesla : inventor of the modern
Format:
Book
Title:
Tesla : inventor of the modern
ISBN:
9780393635447
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Physical Description:
306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents:
Introduction: Everywhere is energy -- Born between today and tomorrow -- A glorious dream -- Reverberation of Heaven's artillery -- A whirling field of force -- As revolutionary as gunpowder was to warfare -- Order of the flaming sword -- Divine organ of sight -- Earthquakes and friends -- Fire and robots -- Like a god controlling nature's power -- Sheer audacity -- Too much of a poet and visionary -- So far ahead of his time -- Epilogue: Boldness of ignorance -- Appendix: The marvel of electricity.
Summary:
"Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and remote control. His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, yet he has been largely overlooked by history. In Tesla, Richard Munson presents a comprehensive portrait of this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind."--Publisher's description.
Subject(s):
Electrical engineers -- United States -- Biography.

Inventors -- United States -- Biography.

Electrical engineering -- History.

Inventors. -- United States -- Biography.
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