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    Lord Kelvin

    His influence on electrical measurements and units  
    Paul Tunbridge  1992

    This book concentrates upon the work of Lord Kelvin (William Thomson) in three phases; discovery of the fundamental concepts and coding them into universal laws, leading the adoption of the metric system, and securing worldwide use of units and standards (now the IEC system).

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    Oliver Heaviside

    Maverick Mastermind of Electricity  
    Basil Mahon  2009

    A compelling account of the life of one of the great pioneers of electrical science Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925). He showed how to analyse circuit, how to rid telephone lines of distortion and interpreted Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism in a way that working engineers and physicists could understand.

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    Radio Man

    The remarkable rise and fall of C.O. Stanley  
    Mark Frankland  2002

    Radio Man tells the story of C.O. Stanley, the unconventional Irishman who acquired Pye Radio at the beginning of the broadcasting age.

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    Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS, 1802-1875, 2nd Edition

    Brian Bowers  2001

    Charles Wheatstone was one of the leading electrical engineers of the mid-nineteenth century. This fascinating biography celebrates the bicentenary of his birth, and draws on information about the family business as well as letters, including correspondence with Cooke and Faraday.

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    Skills Development for Engineers

    Innovative model for advanced learning in the workplace  
    Kevin Hoag  2001

    This book questions the effectiveness of current employee learning in most organisations and presents an alternative framework model, which is less costly and more successful. Many practical examples of successful approaches are give in a highly readable format, with many diagrams.

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    Spacecraft Technology

    The early years  
    Mark Williamson  2006

    This book charts the fascinating story of the early Space Age, encompassing the launch of the first satellites and the landing of men on the Moon. While concentrating on the most significant technology developments, it places them in the context of historical events, specific missions and the individuals that made it all happen.

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    The Struggle for Unity

    Colour television, the formative years  
    Russell W. Burns  2008

    This book traces the evolution of colour television from 1928, when rudimentary colour television was demonstrated for the first time to c. 1966, when the NTSC system and its variants, the PAL and SECAM systems, became widely available for the entertainment, education and enlightenment of society.

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    How to Build Successful Business Relationships

    Frances Kay  2009

    This book teaches you how to maximise your business contacts, network to make valuable connections and develop successful professional relationships. If you are new to your job or starting out in your career it is designed to help you make the most of opportunities offered.