publication . Article . 2017

Thomas Alva Edison (170th Anniversary of His Birth)

V. P. Samokhin; E A. Tikhomirovа;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Nauka i Obrazovanie, issue 2, pages 157-201 (issn: 1994-0408, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MGTU im. N.È. Baumana
Abstract
<p>A brief overview of the major technical achievements of Thomas Edison, an outstanding American inventor, author of more than 1,000 US patents and several thousand patents in other countries, honorary academician of the USSR. Presents biographical information and details of the formation of Edison, his work as a telegrapher, organizing the world's first industrial research laboratory for the continuous development of technological innovations, as well as some interesting facts about his life and work. This includes pioneering work on the creation of Edison incandescent lighting, the distribution system for their power and cinema. Edison can be considered the f...
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free text keywords: Thomas Alva Edison, telegraph, telephone, microphone, mimeograph, the phonograph, Menlo Park, George Eastman, Glenmont, Kinotograf, Kinetoscope, Vitaskope, Henry Ford, lcsh:Computer engineering. Computer hardware, lcsh:TK7885-7895, lcsh:Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics, lcsh:TA349-359, Phonics, Telegrapher, people.profession, people, Phonograph, law.invention, law, Movie theater, business.industry, business, Statue, Sculpture, Bust, Telecommunications, Art history, Engineering
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