A Life of George Westinghouse by Henry G. Prout PDF

By Henry G. Prout

ISBN-10: 1296612635

ISBN-13: 9781296612634

ISBN-10: 1596050691

ISBN-13: 9781596050693

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the guy could be overshadowed by way of his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography by way of Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own lifestyles and background are acknowledged together with his many innovations and firms -- and his innovations and companies have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the related week, and sometimes within the comparable day, with association, monetary and govt affairs, advertisement affairs, and the engineering information of part a dozen businesses in hemispheres," Prout famous. "They have been as some distance aside in variety because the air brake and average gasoline, and as a ways aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers themes as different as strength signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his ecu organisations, his monetary tools, and his total influence on rail transportation and the facility industry.

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