The most famous of these works is a six part series titled my inventions, which is an autobiographical account of nikola. Tesla explains the motivations behind his inventions and reveals many personal and insightful stories about his life. My inventions by nikola tesla pdf free download ebook. Nikola tesla was born in croatia then part of austriahungary on july 9, 1856, and died january 7, 1943. At the age of 63 tesla tells the story of his creative life. Teslas personal account is divided into six chapters covering different periods of his life. Nikola tesla 10 july 1856 7 january 1943 was a serbianamerican inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current ac electrical supply system. First published in 1919 in the electrical experimenter magazine. These web pages all derive from a common source titled the strange life of nikola tesla, a modified version of my inventions, the text of which first appeared in a book titled the wall of light nikola tesla and the venusian space ship the x12 by arthur matthews. Nikola tesla has been called the most important man of the twentieth century. See all 70 formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
He suffered from hallucinations and several undiagnosed mental disorders, likely obsessive compulsive disorder. The classic autobiography my inventions written by nikola tesla the progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. Tesla began his studies in physics and mathematics at graz. Since my inventions is an autobiography, it is unique in providing a glimpse into teslas mind and his private thoughts. My inventions by nikola tesla pdf engineering books. The autobiography of nikola tesla to read my inventions. My inventions the autobiography of nikola tesla by nikola tesla pdf free download. This file is licensed under the creative commons attribution 3. This is the difficult task of the inventor who is often misunderstood and unrewarded.
Free ebook resources on nikola tesla and his projects. Teslas greatest invention, ac current, powers almost all of the technological wonders in the world today, from home heating to computers to hightech robotics. First published in 1919 in the electrical experimenter magazinetable of contentsi. Nikola teslas automobile nikola tesla, the man who invented the twentieth century, was born july 10, 1856, at smiljan, lika province in modern croatia, a part of the expiring empire of austro hungary. He was an important contributor to the birth of commercial electricity. Editions of my inventions by nikola tesla goodreads. Published in 1973, the text the life of tesla by nikola tesla comprises part one of that book. The autobiography of nikola tesla paperback june 15 2011 by nikola tesla author 4. The inventions, researches and writings of nikola tesla by thomas. The autobiography of nikola tesla is a book compiled and edited by ben johnston detailing the work of nikola tesla. Autobiography of the great inventor and humanitarian nikola tesla. You do not see there a wireless torpedo, you see there the first of a race of robots, mechanical men which will do the laborious work of the human race. My inventions isbn 9781600964237 pdf epub nikola tesla.
His mother descended from eight generations of serbian orthodox priests. Nikola tesla was a genius polymath, inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer. My inventionsnikola teslas autobiographyat the age of 63 tesla tells the story of his creative life. After reading my inventions i discovered that tesla was quite eccentric, he had a good sense of humor and he was quite a ladies man although he never married. Pdf my inventions the autobiography of nikola tesla. My inventions nikola teslas autobiography at the age of 63 tesla tells the story of his creative life. An illustration of a computer application window wayback machine an illustration of an open book.
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A t the beginning of the 20th century, tesla was for most americans the embodiment of the inventor as genius. The autobiography of nikola tesla by tesla, nikola isbn. Nikola tesla my inventions an autobiography nikola tesla is the true unsung prophet of the electric age. The autobiography of nikola tesla book online at best prices in india on. First published in 1919 in the electrical experimenter magazine table of contents i. My inventions is a required read for anyone wanting to know more about one of the greatest inventors of the 20th century and perhaps of all time. Hugo gernsback, editor of the electrical experimenter sat down with nikola tesla, probably in december of 1918, and asked him if he would. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way. This file may be freely redistributed as long as the original wording is not modified. Ultimately he died alone and impoverished having driven all of his friends away.
He was the electrical engineer who invented the ac alternating current induction motor, which made the universal transmission and distribution of electricity possible. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. My inventions is teslas autobiography, with meditations on his major discoveries and innovations, including the rotating magnetic field, the magnifying transmitter, and the tesla coil. This volume also includes three articles by tesla, as well as an enlightening introduction that discredits many of the myths surrounding the thinkers eccentric. It seems any mention of nikola tesla must be accompanied by a few obligatory proverbs he was a genius, he transformed the world, he was ahead of his time, etc. Serbian inventor nikola tesla 18571943 was a revolutionary scientist who forever changed the scientific fields of electricity and magnetism. This book is based on articles written by tesla and published in the electrical experimenter magazine februaryjune and. Written in his early 60s, tesla looks back on the events that shaped his life as the inventor of our modern world. Its ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of the forces of nature to human needs. The autobiography of nikola tesla kindle edition by tesla, nikola. Es by library of the russian academy of sciences subject. Nikola tesla 18561943 between february and october 1919, nikola tesla submitted many articles to the magazine electrical experimenter. He was an important contributor to the birth of commercial electricity, and is best known for his many revolutionary developments in the field of electromagnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
It tells about the man, his motivations and the values that he held. This authorative volume of my inventions includes three additional articles by tesla which were published in the electrical experimenter magazine and represent the breadth of his interests tesla would pour lightning from airships to consume foe 1916, the action. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The autobiography of nikola tesla by nikola tesla available from rakuten kobo. Nikola tesla 1856 1943 was an inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer.
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Nikola teslas autobiography nikola tesla information. The content was largely drawn from a series of articles that nikola tesla had written for electrical experimenter magazine in 1919, when he was 63 years old. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. It is the most important product of his creative brain. Yet, he overcame, and used his special abilities and strong educational background to make electricity the servant. He is very strange, intelligent, and someone far ahead of his time. My inventions and other writings by nikola tesla books. The inventions, researches and writings of nikola tesla with special reference to his work in polyphase currents and high potential lighting language. But few people know that he was more than a great inventor. The autobiography of nikola tesla pdf, epub, txt click the next page to download. The autobiography of nikola tesla a first printing thus nikola tesla.1563 949 961 79 531 337 1240 230 1468 351 1597 975 21 65 1043 1633 1062 863 1437 1596 201 1475 461 225 40 349 459 1339 374 1018 1112 563 1229 228 1494 847 119 1264 1137 1211 1077 846 360