WorldCat Identities

Ammann, Thomas

Overview
Works: 12 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 55 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: TS2301.S6, 621.38933
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Thomas Ammann
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Ammann
Mr. Edison and his phonograph( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the nearly-deaf man who invented the phonograph, and of his invention, from cylinder to compact disc."--Container
The computer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faces the history of computer design and development, including the work of pioneers such as Blaise Pascal, German-born Konrad Suzes, John von Neumann, Alan Turing and George Boole
The foundations of modern flight : the glider( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the invention of the glider, from the first designed by Otto Lilienthal and tested in a successful first flight, to his predecessors' contributions
Samuel Morse and the telegraph( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invention of electric telegraph. Focusses on Samuel Morse and his predecessors influenced communication
The transistor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the development of the invention of the transistor that revolutionized electronics. Shows the role of three American physicists who researched and designed it in 1947: Bardeen, Shockley, and Brattain at the Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, N.Y
The invention of the automobile( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the invention of the automobile by two German pioneers of the motor vehicle: Karl Benz, who built the first gas powered motor vehicle and Gottlieb Daimler, who designed the first internal combustion engine in 1885
Edison and the incandescent light bulb( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the invention of the electric lighting, its application and Thomas Edison's role
Laser technology( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the development of basic and advanced laser concepts and the key scientists credited with these advancements, such as the theoretical fathers of the laser th American physicists Charles H. Townes and Arthur L. Schawlow; and Theodore Maiman, who constructed the first working laser in 1960
Siemens' dynamo-electric machine( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of electromagnetism as exemplified in the dynamo-electric principle originated by German engineer Charles W. Siemens considered the father of electrical engineering
The telephone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, and the scientists who pioneered ideas and others who have contributed improvements up to modern times: Johann P. Rice and E. Gray
 
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Languages
English (21)