A Life of George Westinghouse by Henry G. Prout

By Henry G. Prout

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the guy can be overshadowed via his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography through Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own existence and historical past are acknowledged with his many innovations and organisations -- and his innovations and corporations have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the similar week, and sometimes within the comparable 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 long way aside in sort because the air brake and usual gasoline, and as a long way aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers subject matters as diversified 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 influence on rail transportation and the ability industry.

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