Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1856-07-10
Death 1943-01-07
Americans
Serbian

Biographical notes:

Electric engineer, inventor, and scientist.

From the description of Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064785

Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and scientist, whose inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more than 700 other patents.

From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1893 March 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56672569

Nikola Tesla, an inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer, is frequently cited as one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity; he is best known for his many revolutionary developments in the field of electromagnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

From the guide to the Nikola Tesla collection (copy), Circa 1887-1894, (American Philosophical Society)

Scientist, inventor, and electrical engineer.

From the description of Papers of Nikola Tesla, 1890-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070325

Electrician, inventor.

Robert Underwood Johnson (1843-1938) was an editor and author.

From the description of Papers, 1894-1931, [microform]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122453808

Electrician, inventor.

Robert Underwood Johnson (1843-1938) was an editor and author.

From the description of Papers, 1894-1931. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122571512

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Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • Electric transformers
  • Electricity--Research
  • Electric motors, Induction
  • Pumping machinery
  • Turbines
  • Electrical engineering--Technological innovations
  • Radio--Transmitters and transmission
  • Electric currents, Alternating--Polyphase
  • Electric currents
  • Compressors
  • Wireless communication systems

Occupations:

  • Electricians
  • Scientists
  • Inventors
  • Electric engineers

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