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The reminiscences of Ernst F. W. Alexanderson

Ernst F. W Alexanderson

The reminiscences of Ernst F. W. Alexanderson

by Ernst F. W Alexanderson

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Published by Microfilming Corp. of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Electric engineering,
  • Electric engineers,
  • History,
  • Swedes,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Columbia University oral history collection

    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11029468M
    ISBN 100667002324
    ISBN 109780667002326
    OCLC/WorldCa3937495

    Ernst F.W. Alexanderson, the Swedish-born American inventor, died on 14 May , at the age of Ernst Alexanderson was honoured posthumously in , when he was elected, for his invention of the high-frequency alternator, to join the ranks of distinguished inventors in the . Béthenod-Latour and Alexanderson ty-pes of rotary machinery. In the ’s, transmitting tubes had arrived and the famous Rugby station used these from its start in Ernst F. W. Alexanderson Ernst Fredrik Werner Alexanderson () was born in Uppsala, Swe-den, graduated at the Royal Technical In-stitute (KTH) in Stockholm in and.

    From the description of Reminiscences of Ernst F. W. Alexanderson: oral history, (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: "The change in the focus of the patent system, from the protection of the inventor to the protection of the corporation which either employed the inventor or purchased his patents, was succinctly phrased by E.F.W. Alexanderson, a Swedish immigrant who became one of GE's early leading research engineers.

    Alexanderson also created the amplidyne, a direct current amplifier. Mr. Alexanderson was also instrumental in the development of television. The first television broadcast in the United States was to his GE Plot home at Adams Rd in Over his lifetime, Mr. Alexanderson received US patents, the last filed in at age Missing: book. The first serious suggestion that selsyns could be used for machining control was made by Ernst F. W. Alexanderson, a Swedish immigrant to the U.S. working at General Electric (GE). Alexanderson had worked on the problem of torque amplification that allowed the small output of a mechanical computer to drive very large motors, which GE used as.


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"Alex" was one of the most important engineers of the 20th century. Now, in Alexanderson: Pioneer in American Electrical Engineering, James E. Brittain provides the first biography of one of the premier engineer-inventors of the twentieth-century.

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Ernst Alexanderson was born in in Uppsala, Sweden, and graduated in engineering at the Royal Technical University in Stockholm in Jewett Charles F. He was president of the IRE during Alexanderson The accomplishments and life of E. Ernst Alexanderson (–); a Swedish-American electrical engineer, a pioneer of radio and television development; received US patents.

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Alexanderson was a Swedish American engineer and inventor who is best remembered for his pioneering work on the high frequency alternator that made long-distance radio communication possible.

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Alexanderson Ernst Alexanderson invented the high-frequency alternator, used in radio broadcasts - National Inventors Hall of Fame. • Ernst Alexanderson Ernst Alexanderson was one of America's great inventors, with important patents in radio, television, power transmission, and computers.

Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson (Janu – ) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer, who was a pioneer in radio and television development. He invented the Alexanderson alternator, an early radio transmitter used between and the s for longwave long distance radio transmission.

Alexanderson also created the amplidyne, a direct current amplifier used Missing: book. Ernst F.W. Alexanderson, in full Ernst Frederik Werner Alexanderson, (born Jan. 25,Uppsala, Swed.—diedSchenectady, N.Y., U.S.), electrical engineer and television pioneer who developed a high-frequency alternator (a device that converts direct current into alternating current) capable of producing continuous radio waves and thereby revolutionized radio communication.

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Alexanderson was a Swedish American engineer and inventor who is best remembered for his pioneering work on the high frequency altern. pages: 26 cm "With index "--Cover and spine Includes bibliographical references and index E.D.

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(Ernst Fredrik Werner),   Ernst F.W. Alexanderson () came to the US from Sweden in A prolific inventor in the fields of radio, television, power transmission, electric railways, radar, and computers, he secured more than US patents the last one inat the age of Reviews: 1.

found: Reminiscences of Ernst F.W. Alexanderson, title page (Ernst Fredrik Werner Alexanderson) leaves (born i n Uppsala and grew up in Lund, Sweden; career with General Electric as an electric engineer and experimenter). Ernst F. Alexanderson. AKA Ernst Frederik Werner Alexanderson.

Born: Jan Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden Died: May Location of death: Schenectady, NY Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Inventor, Scientist Nationality: United States Executive summary: Born: Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Dr Ernst F.W.

Alexanderson (25 Jan –14 May ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Electrical engineer and inventor, Ernst Fredrick Werner Alexanderson, developed pioneering technological concepts during the early 20th century that contributed to the birth of the broadcasting industry.

Alexanderson’s numerous discoveries formed the basis for the technology that would make the transmission of voice, music, and pictures possible. Ernst F. Alexanderson. Inventor, Scientist (Jan — May) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson ( januar – maj ) bio je švedski inženjer koji je radio u SAD, poznat kao jedan od najznačajnijih pionira radija i školovanja u Stockholmu i Berlinu je emigrirao u SAD, gdje se zaposlio u kompaniji General Electric u kojoj će ostati najveći dio života.

Tamo je dizajnirao Alexandersonov alternator, koji je Missing: book. As the technology historian David Noble writes. Alexanderson, Ernst Alexanderson: His word carried significant weight in the company. Ernst F.W. Alexanderson | American electrical engineer | Alexanderson retired from General Electric in Januaryalthough he remained a consultant engineer to the company.Now, in Alexanderson: Pioneer in American Electrical Engineering, James E.

Brittain provides the first biography of one of the premier engineer-inventors of the twentieth-century. Alexanderson spent most of his career as an engineer at the General Electric Company.Source: the book "Encyclopedia of Union College History" by Wayne Somers We recommend you read our page on Ernst F.

Alexanderson. Ernst Alexanderson and developed equipment for WGY. WGY became an experimental lab for Alexanderson.