Tesla, Master of Lightning

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1999 - Electrical engineers - 184 pages
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A biography of the electrical engineer whose inventions included an amplifier, an arc light, transformers, Tesla coils, rotating magnetic field motors for alternating current, and others.
 

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Tesla by by Margaret Cheney; (4 1/2*) Genius is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot & most of the time we are just talking about someone who is a bit smarter than the rest of us. But ... Read full review

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very detailed book, great read.

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Page 188 - Suffice it to say that, were we to seize and to eliminate from our industrial world the results of Mr. Tesla's work, the wheels of industry would cease to turn, our electric cars and trains would stop, our towns would be dark, our mills would be dead and idle.

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