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  • Electricity and Electronics An Introduction
  • Electricity – Time Line
    • Discovered in 600BC by Thales, and its name from the Greek word for amber elecktra.
    • 1600: William Gilbert invented the term electricity
    • 1800: Volta created the first simple battery
    • 1821: Michael Faraday's discovery that led to the invention of electric motors
  • Electricity – Time Line
    • 1831: The First Telegraph Machine
    • 1838: Samuel Morse invented Morse Code
    • 1870s: Thomas Edison built a DC electric generator
    • 1876: Alexander Graham Bell invented of the telephone
    • 1878: Joseph Swan demonstrated the first Electric Light
  • Electricity – Time Line
    • 1881: The first public electricity supply in Godalming, Surrey.
    • 1895: The first electric hand drill
    • 1895: Discovery of X-rays
    • 1897: Marconi sends radio message
    • 1905: Albert Einstein and photovoltaic cells
    • 1918-19: Washing machines and refrigerators
    • 1936: John Baird pioneered the television.
  • What is Electronics?
    • Electronics is the technology that puts the 'e' into everything: e-mail, e-commerce and more. It's at the core of many of the appliances and equipment we take for granted - computers, television, cell phones, cars, cameras, watches, and electronic games - and plays a vital role in the control and monitoring of industrial, commercial, scientific and medical equipment and processes.