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This Biographical Dictionary seeks to place the realm of expertise within the context of these who've made an important contribution to it. For the 1st time details has been accumulated at the those that have made the main major advances in know-how. From precedent days to the current day, the most important inventors, discoverers and marketers from all over the world are profiled, and their contribution to society defined and assessed. constitution The Dictionary offers descriptive and analytical biographies of its matters in alphabetical order for ease of reference. each one access offers particular details at the individual's lifestyles, paintings and relevance to their specific box. * within the first a part of the access, the data will contain the dates and locations of the subject's start and demise, including their nationality and their box of task * primarily physique of the access there follows an account in their crucial achievements and their importance within the historical past of know-how, in addition to complete info of appointments and honours * eventually an annotated bibliography will direct the reader to the subject's vital writings and courses and to an important secondary works which the reader can seek advice for additional info. distinct gains: * the 1st paintings in lifestyles to check technologists intimately * includes over 1,500 entries giving targeted info * huge cross-references allow the reader to check matters and increase an image of technological strengthen^ * Figures drawn from fields akin to Aeronautics, Telecommunications, structure, images and Textiles
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In the evidence for this Act, Arkwright claimed that he had spent £12,000 on his machine. Once Arkwright had solved the problem of mechanical spinning, a bottleneck in the preliminary stages would have formed but for another patent taken out in 1775. This covered all preparatory processing, including some ideas not invented by Arkwright, with the result that it was disputed in 1783 and finally annulled in 1785. It contained the ‘crank and comb’ for removing the cotton web off carding engines which was developed at Cromford and solved the difficulty in carding.
Edison Medal 1944. Bibliography Publications relating to his work in the early days of radio include: ‘Magnetic properties of iron at frequencies up to 200,000 cycles’, Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911) 30: 2,443. ‘Transatlantic radio communication’, Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1919) 38:1,269. Boura, 1940, ‘Dynamo-electric amplifier for power control’, Transactions of the American Institution of Electrical Engineers 59:937.
This vast building, later a Turkish mosque and now a museum, was built for the Emperor Justinian between 532 and 537 AD. It was an early and, certainly for many centuries, the largest example of pendentive construction to support a dome. This form, using the spherical triangles of the pendentives, enabled a circular-based dome to be supported safely upon piers that stood on a square plan below. It gradually replaced the earlier squinch type of structure, though both forms of design stem from Middle Eastern origins.
Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology by Lance Day, Visit Amazon's Ian McNeil Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Ian McNeil,