Gustave Trouvé: French Electrical Genius (1839-1902)
In the latter half of the 19th century Gustave Pierre Trouve, a modest but brilliant Parisian electrical engineer, conceived and patented some 75 inventions, including the endoscope, the electric car and the frontal headlamp. He also designed an electric boat–complete with outboard motor, headlight and horn–an electric rifle, an electric piano and a luminous fountain, and developed wearable technology and ultraviolet light (PUVA) therapy. Unlike his famous contemporary Nikola Tesla, who…
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In the latter half of the 19th century, Gustave Pierre Trouvé, a modest but brilliant Parisian electrical engineer, conceived and patented some 75 inventions, including the endosc..
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Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its au..
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Reprint of the original, first published in 1923...
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A special anniversary edition of Joyce Maynard’s groundbreaking memoir about coming of age in one of America’s most defining decades Joyce Maynard was eighteen years old when h..
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Beginning with early electric vehicle development in England, France, and the US, Wakefield provides an in-depth look at the golden age of electric vehicles (1895-1905), demonstrat..
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Materials Engineering for High Density Energy Storage provides first-hand knowledge about the design of safe and powerful batteries and the methods and approaches for enhancing the..