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HIST285_WK5_Outline - A. Alternating current B. Universal...

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Hist 285, Technology in Historical Perspective Department of History and Politics, Drexel University Professor Lloyd Ackert Lecture 5: “Science and Systems” I. Introduction 1. Second “industrial revolution” II. The Dye Industry 1. England A. Aniline dyes of August von Hoffman 2. Germany A. A new organizational structure B. Scientific “mass-labor 1. Universities and Laboratories C. Patent disputes D. The Chemists’ war.
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1. Poisonous gases 2. Nitrogen III. Electricity 1. Thomas Edison A. “Wizard of Menlo Park” B. Electric light C. Direct current 2. Westinghouse
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Unformatted text preview: A. Alternating current B. Universal system 3. Competition 2 A. Harold Browns public displays IV. Stabilizing Large-Scale Systems 1. Financiers 2. Corporations A. Edison, Westinghouse, and Thompson-Houston B. Mergers. Edison: No competition means no incentive. 3. Engineers 4. Research labs 5. The content of engineering. 3 A. MIT - 1900-1930s. 1. 1902 - Separate electrical engineering department 2. Dugald Jackson 3. The Technology Plan of 1920. B. Harold Hazens Network Analyzer 1920s-1930s V. Conclusion 4...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2009 for the course HIST 285 taught by Professor Munns during the Spring '06 term at Drexel.

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