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Electronic Inventions and Discoveries: Electronics from its Earliest Beginnings to the Present Day

By: GWA Dummer

284 pages, Illus

Institute of Physics Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #97093 | ISBN: 0750304936
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #97092 | ISBN: 075030376X
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Traces the development of electronics from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Spanning a period of two and a half centuries, the book represents a mini-encyclopaedia full of valuable information on practically all inventions in electronics from 1745 to 1996.


The beginning of electronics. The development of components, tubes, transistors and integrated circuits. The expansion of electronics. A concise history of audio and sound reproduction. A concise history of radio, communications and avionics. Aconcise history of radar and sonar. A concise history of television. A concise history of computers, robotics, mechatronics and information technology. A concise history of industrial, automobile, medical, educational, office, banking, consumer andsecurity electronics. List of inventions by subject. A concise description of each invention in date order. Electronics acronyms and abbreviations. List of books on inventions. List of books on inventors. Index. Histories on a page.

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