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William David Coolidge

H. A. Liebhafsky

William David Coolidge

a centenarian and his work

by H. A. Liebhafsky

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coolidge, William David, 1873-,
  • Tungsten.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Herman A. Liebhafsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK140.C65 L53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5050130M
    ISBN 100471534307
    LC Control Number74011233
    OCLC/WorldCa948111

    William David Coolidge is well known for his contributions to X-ray machines and his work with tungsten filaments. He was the director of the General Electric Research Laboratory (). Born on Oct. 23, in Boston MA, he obtained BS in Electrical Engineering, from MIT in and a PhD in Physics from the University of Leipzig in. David is recognized as one of America's leading watercolorists and is a member of both the American Watercolor Society and the Philadelphia Watercolor Society. He paints watercolor scenes from Shiloh, Tennessee to Monet's Garden in France to the Cotswolds in England. Check our gallery regularly for.

    Physicist William D. Coolidge developed ductile tungsten, a pliable form of the metal that replaced the more brittle carbon fibers of Thomas Edison 's original design in incandescent light bulbs, allowing mass production of better quality bulbs. Coolidge later adapted ductile tungsten to greatly increase Born: There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Edition Notes "Published papers of Dr. William David Coolidge": p. Includes bibliographies. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class Library of Congress TKC65 M5 The Physical Object Pagination vii, p. Number of pages

    William Blair and their respective affiliates, directors, officers, or employees are not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access or use of, or inability to access or use, a social media platform, any William Blair social media page thereon or. William David Coolidge (–) was a research scientist and inventor of the modern x-ray tube. Besides Roentgen, with his discovery and subsequent studies of x rays, perhaps no other individual contributed more to the advancement of x-ray technology than did Coolidge.


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This book was written by a GE colleague of Dr. Coolidge and focuses on Coolidge's career at GE - and what a career it was. InDr. Coolidge was the first person hired as a staff member of the GE Research Lab. Initially, he served part time both at GE and on the faculty of by: 2. Coolidge, William David () Below are two biographical sketches of William David Coolidge, the first from the National Academy of Sciences and the second abridged from biographies of Coolidge available : Emily Mace.

Written By: William D. Coolidge, in full William David Coolidge, (born OctoHudson, Massachusetts, U.S.—died February 3,Schenectady, New York), American engineer and physical chemist whose improvement of tungsten filaments was essential in the development of the modern incandescent lamp bulb and the X-ray tube.

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Coolidge developed the ductile tungsten filament used in lightbulbs, fluorescent lamps, car ignitions and vacuum tubes. William David Coolidge was an American physicist, who made major contributions to X-ray machines. He was the director of the General Electric Research Laboratory and a vice-president of the corporation.

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William David Coolidge. InWilliam David Coolidge revolutionized the field of radiology by inventing what is now referred to as the Coolidge X-ray tube. No new scientific principles or discoveries were involved, and to Coolidge's employer, the General Electric Company, the invention simply represented a new product.

William David Coolidge (Octo – February 3, ) was an American physicist, who made major contributions to X-ray machines. He was the director of the General Electric Research Laboratory and a vice-president of the s: Mary Alice Coolidge, Albert Edward Coolidge. Dielektrische Untersuchungen Vermittels [William David Coolidge] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book, Dielektrische Untersuchungen Vermittelst Elektrischer Drahtwellen. (German Edition), by William David CoolidgeAuthor: William David Coolidge. William David Coolidge is well known for his contributions to X-ray machines and his work with tungsten filaments.

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WILLIAM DAVID COOLIDGE Octo February 3, BY C. SUITS TUNGSTEN, X-RAYS, AND COOLIDGE form a trinity that has left an indelible impression upon our life and times. The key word in this triad is Coolidge, for his work brought the File Size: KB. William David Coolidge was born on a farm in Hudson, Massachusetts, on Octoto Albert Edward Coolidge, a shoe factory worker, and Martha Alice Shattuck.

As a young boy, Coolidge showed an ability for electrical and mechanical projects. This ability was evident from the fact that he spent much of his spare time in a local machine.

William David Coolidge was born in Hudson, Massachusetts, on 23 October He excelled in his one-room elementary school and small high school, and in he enrolled in a nine-year-old electrical engineering program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. William D.

Coolidge began his career at General Electric's Research Laboratory in September Hired away from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by lab director Willis Whitney, Coolidge stipulated that half of his time would be spent on his own research with the use of company equipment.

Update. To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen.William David Coolidge William David Coolidge died peacefully at home during the night of 3 February, several months after his st birthday on 23 October.

Over sixty years ago his work on ductile tungsten and his inven-tion of the x-ray tube that bears his name made him a great benefactor of mankind. He was descended (as was our thirti-Cited by: 1.- Buy William David Coolidge: Yankee Scientist book online at best prices in India on Read William David Coolidge: Yankee Scientist book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : John A.

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