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Historical Engineers. Thomas Edison. “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” Great vision Many technological contributions Over 1,000 patents in his lifetime “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”.

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Historical Engineers

Engineering Your Future Great Lakes Press


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Thomas Edison

“If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”

  • Great vision

  • Many technological contributions

  • Over 1,000 patents in his lifetime

    “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

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Leonardo da Vinci

  • Able to envision mechanized innovations that would one day be used

    • Helicopters, tanks, artillery

  • Made observations of the world around him

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    Isambard Kingdom Brunel

    • Designed & built wide range of projects, including railways, bridges, & ships

    • Used logic & analysis to reshape the mechanical & structural engineering of his time

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    Charles Proteus Steinmetz

    “No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.”

    • Pioneer in the field of electrical engineering

    • Alternating currents

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    Henry Ford

    • Learned everything he could about engines

    • Designed his first vehicle—Quadricycle

    • Founded Ford Motor Company

    • Introduced “everyman’s car” or Model T

    • Creator of the Assembly Line

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    Dr. Robert Goddard

    • Invented the process used for liquid fueled rockets

    • His designs were basis for those that launch astronauts into space, deliver warheads to distant countries, & carry communication satellites into orbit

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    Wilbur & Orville Wright

    • Designed first powered flying model

    • Experiments leading to this piloted flight & practices they employed were responsible for their success

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    Grace Murray Hopper

    • A computer engineering & Rear Admiral in US Navy developed first computer compiler & computer language COBOL

    • Popularized term “bug” after discovering that a moth had jammed the workings of an early computer

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    Joseph B. Strauss

    • Construction of the Golden Gate bridge

    • At its opening, it held the world record for the longest span of 1,280 meters

    • The total length of the cables is long enough to circle the entire world 3 times!

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    Leo Szilard

    • Generated the first controlled nuclear chain reaction

    • Credited with building the first atomic bomb, but he advocated against its use

    • Made contributions to political science, nuclear physics, statistical mechanics, genetics, & molecular biology

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