IEEE Press, NY, Center for the History of Electrical Engineering; 1994, first edition; 268 pages, photographs, References.
Condition: Near Fine, black illustrated glossy-coated hardcover. BInding is tight, pages clean and unmarked, appears unread.
Keywords: sparks of genius portraits of electrical engineering, biography of electrical engineers, history of electrical engineering, women in computing history, edwin harder, thelma estrin, analog computing, analogue computing, biomedical engineering history
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Item DescriptionContents includes --
Bridger of Cultures -- Ernst Weber as Researcher, Educator, and Statesman; Working to Establish a New Discipline -- Herman P Schwan and the Roots of biomedical engineering From Radar Bombing Systems to the Maser -- Charles Townes as Electrical Engineer Finding the Right Material -- Gordon Teal as Inventor and Manager (by Andrew Goldstein) From Automatic Volume Control to the Stationmaster Antenna -- Harold Alden Wheeler and Applied Electronics
Calculating Power -- Edwin L Harder and Analog Computing in the Electric Power Industry (by William Aspray) New Applications of the Computer -- Thelma Estrin and Biomedical engineering The Magic of Your Dial -- Amos Joel and the Advent of Electronic Telephone Switching (by David L Morton, jr).