Icons of invention : the makers of the modern world from Gutenberg to Gates / John W. Klooster.

By: Klooster, John WMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on EBSCOhostGreenwood icons: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 653 p.) : ill., portsISBN: 9780313347443 (electronic bk.); 0313347441 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Inventors -- Biography | InventionsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Icons of invention.DDC classification: 609.2/2 LOC classification: T39 | .K56 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Volume 1: Printing and Johannes Gutenberg ; The steam engine and James Watt ; Mass transportation: Fitch, Fulton, Stevens, and Trevithick ; Food preservation and Nicholas François Appert ; The reaper and Cyrus McCormick ; Telegraphy: Morse and Marconi ; The sewing machine: Hunt, Howe, and Singer ; The telephone and Alexander Graham Bell ; Internal combustion engine : Otto and Diesel ; Electric power: Edison, Westinghouse, Tesla, and Stanley ; Vaccination and Louis Pasteur.
Volume 2: Affordable automobiles and Henry Ford ; The airplane and the Wright Brothers ; Radio: Fessenden, de Forest, and Armstrong ; Penicillin and Alexander Fleming ; Television and Philo Farnsworth ; Jet engines: Hans von Ohain and Frank Whittle ; Nylon and Wallace Carothers ; Nuclear reactor and Enrico Fermi ; Transistors: John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain ; Integrated circuits, microprocessors, and computers: Jack Kilby and Steve Wozniak ; Satellite communications and John R. Pierce ; Software and Bill Gates ; The Internet and the World Wide Web: Kleinrock, Baran, Kahn, Cerf, and Berners-Lee.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Volume 1: Printing and Johannes Gutenberg ; The steam engine and James Watt ; Mass transportation: Fitch, Fulton, Stevens, and Trevithick ; Food preservation and Nicholas François Appert ; The reaper and Cyrus McCormick ; Telegraphy: Morse and Marconi ; The sewing machine: Hunt, Howe, and Singer ; The telephone and Alexander Graham Bell ; Internal combustion engine : Otto and Diesel ; Electric power: Edison, Westinghouse, Tesla, and Stanley ; Vaccination and Louis Pasteur.

Volume 2: Affordable automobiles and Henry Ford ; The airplane and the Wright Brothers ; Radio: Fessenden, de Forest, and Armstrong ; Penicillin and Alexander Fleming ; Television and Philo Farnsworth ; Jet engines: Hans von Ohain and Frank Whittle ; Nylon and Wallace Carothers ; Nuclear reactor and Enrico Fermi ; Transistors: John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain ; Integrated circuits, microprocessors, and computers: Jack Kilby and Steve Wozniak ; Satellite communications and John R. Pierce ; Software and Bill Gates ; The Internet and the World Wide Web: Kleinrock, Baran, Kahn, Cerf, and Berners-Lee.

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John W. Klooster is a retired attorney-at-law who specialized in intellectual property law.

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