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The Electronics Revolution Inventing the Future von Williams, John B. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 25.05.2017
  • Verlag: Springer-Verlag
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The Electronics Revolution

This book is about how electronics, computing, and telecommunications have profoundly changed our lives - the way we work, live, and play. It covers a myriad of topics from the invention of the fundamental devices, and integrated circuits, through radio and television, to computers, mobile telephones and GPS. Today our lives are ruled by electronics as they control the home and computers dominate the workspace. We walk around with mobile phones and communicate by email. Electronics didn't exist until into the twentieth century. The industrial revolution is the term usually applied to the coming of steam, railways and the factory system. In the twentieth century, it is electronics that has changed the way we gather our information, entertain ourselves, communicate and work. This book demonstrates that this is, in fact, another revolution. John Williams took an electrical engineering degree at Imperial College, which led him into the design of electronic control and instrumentation equipment, and he became a Chartered Engineer. After working for a number of companies, including AVO/Megger and gaining seniority, he went into engineering management and later co-founded Ingenion Design Ltd to produce electronic instrumentation, exposing him to many different industries varying from washing machines to nuclear power stations.

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    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 286
    Erscheinungsdatum: 25.05.2017
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9783319490885
    Verlag: Springer-Verlag
    Größe: 5723 kBytes
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