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A Life of George Westinghouse by Henry G. Prout PDF

By Henry G. Prout

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the fellow can 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 historical past are stated together with his many innovations and organizations -- and his innovations and firms have been huge, immense.

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

This biography covers subject matters as various as energy signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his ecu businesses, his monetary tools, and his total impression on rail transportation and the facility industry.

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