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My inventions and other writings / Nikola Tesla ; introduction by Samantha Hunt.

  • Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943
Date
[2011], ©2011
  • Books

About this work

Description

Originally written in 1919 as a series of articles in Electrical Experimenter magazine, this book brings together Tesla's meditations on his major discoveries and innovations. The introduction discredits many of the myths surrounding the thinker's eccentric life.

Publication/Creation

New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, [2011], ©2011.

Physical description

xviii, 167 pages ; 20 cm.

Contents

My inventions. My early life ; My first efforts in inventions ; My later endeavors: the discovery of the rotating magnetic field ; The discovery of the Tesla coil and transformer ; The magnifying transmitter ; The art of telautomatics -- Other writings. Tesla would pour lightening from airships to consume foe ; The action of the eye ; The problem of increasing human energy: with special reference to the harnessing of the sun's energy.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AFO /TES
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ISBN

  • 9780143106616
  • 0143106619