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A History of Wireless Telegraphy

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The arrival of radio technology was a watershed in global communications. In A History of Wireless Telegraphy (1899), reissued he... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung The arrival of radio technology was a watershed in global communications. In A History of Wireless Telegraphy (1899), reissued here in the updated second edition (1901), the engineer and historian John Joseph Fahie charts the rapid development of one of the key discoveries of the nineteenth century.

Klappentext

In this 1901 book, the telegraph engineer John Joseph Fahie explained the newly invented and rapidly developing technology of radio.



Inhalt

Preface to second edition; Preface to first edition; First Period - the Possible: 1. Professor C. A. Steinheil, 1838; 2. Edward Davy, 1838; 3. Professor Morse, 1842; 4. James Bowman Lindsay, 1843; 5. J. W. Wilkins, 1845; 6. Dr. O'Shaughnessy, 1849; 7. E. and H. Highton, 1852-1872; 8. G. E. Dering, 1853; 9. John Haworth, 1862; 10. J. H. Mower, 1868; 11. M. Bourbouze, 1870; 12. Mahlon Loomis, 1872; Second Period - the Practicable: 1. Preliminary. Notice of the telephone in relation to wireless telegraphy; 2. Professor John Trowbridge, 1880; 3. Professor Graham Bell, 1882; 4. Professor A. E. Dolbear, 1882; 5. T. A. Edison, 1885; 6. W. F. Melhuish, 1890; 7. Charles A. Stevenson, 1892; 8. Professor Erich Rathenau, 1894; Third Period - the Practical: Systems in actual use; 1. Sir W. H. Preece's method; 2. Willoughby Smith's method; 3. G. Marconi's method; Appendix A. The relation between electricity and light, before and after Hertz; Appendix B. Prof. Henry on high tension electricity being confined to the surface of conducting bodies, with special reference to the proper construction of lightning-rods. On modern views with respect to the nature of electric currents; Appendix C. Variations of conductivity under electrical influence; Appendix D. Researches of Prof. D. E. Hughes, F. R. S., in electric waves and their application to wireless telegraphy, 1879-1886; Appendix E. Reprint of G. Marconi's patent; Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: A History of Wireless Telegraphy
Untertitel: Including Some Bare-Wire Proposals for Subaqueous Telegraphs
Autor:
EAN: 9781108026864
ISBN: 978-1-108-02686-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 378
Gewicht: 504g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2010