Getting to Now traces the technology explosion that began with World War II and continues today, affecting the lives of all of us. It traces the emotions of success and failure in technical development. It shows the limiting of technology in the service of mankind by religious conflict, political power and greed. World events are traced year by year as well as affairs in the authors family. Throughout we see the personal response to these events. It is a broad history of the period from 1941 to 2008, 67 years of technical evolution.We had a contract with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to build and demonstrate a high voltage DC (HVDC) circuit breaker using our proprietary plasmabased DC interrupter. EPRI was a pooled operation supported by the U.S. anbsp;...
|Title||:||Getting To Now|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2015-06-24|