Alexander Graham Bell (170th birthday anniversary)

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V. P. Samokhin ; K. V. Meshcherinova (2017)
  • Publisher: MGTU im. N.È. Baumana
  • Journal: Nauka i Obrazovanie (issn: 1994-0408)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7463/0317.0001145
  • Subject: Alexander Graham Bell | Teacher of the deaf people | Thomas Edison | Elisha Grey | Joseph Henry | Telephone | Graphophone | Western Union | Photophone | Computer engineering. Computer hardware | TK7885-7895 | Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics | TA349-359

<p>A brief overview of the main works and achievements of Alexander Graham Bell, an educated teacher for the hard of hearing and public figure, author of 30 US patents, is mainly given in the field of telephony and sound recording and reproduction. Biographical information about the Bell family, as well as some interesting facts from his life and activities are given. Scotsman by birth, A. Bell from his youthful years was carried away by the acoustic features of the human voice apparatus and devoted his entire life to teaching the deaf to the perception of oral speech. The first success in this field Bell reached, opening a private school for the deaf in Boston. Bell's creation of the phone was the result of his attempts to facilitate communication with the hard-of-hearing and led to the development of mass communications technology around the world. Alexander Bell is also known for his achievements in the design of hydroplanes, hydrofoils and as one of the founders of the popular magazine National Geographic. He was awarded many honorable awards and academic titles.</p>
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