Electricity And Electronics

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  • Electricity And Electronics

    1. 1. Electricity and Electronics An Introduction
    2. 2. Electricity – Time Line <ul><li>Discovered in 600BC by Thales, and its name from the Greek word for amber elecktra. </li></ul><ul><li>1600: William Gilbert invented the term electricity </li></ul><ul><li>1800: Volta created the first simple battery </li></ul><ul><li>1821: Michael Faraday's discovery that led to the invention of electric motors </li></ul>
    3. 3. Electricity – Time Line <ul><li>1831: The First Telegraph Machine </li></ul><ul><li>1838: Samuel Morse invented Morse Code </li></ul><ul><li>1870s: Thomas Edison built a DC electric generator </li></ul><ul><li>1876: Alexander Graham Bell invented of the telephone </li></ul><ul><li>1878: Joseph Swan demonstrated the first Electric Light </li></ul>
    4. 4. Electricity – Time Line <ul><li>1881: The first public electricity supply in Godalming, Surrey. </li></ul><ul><li>1895: The first electric hand drill </li></ul><ul><li>1895: Discovery of X-rays </li></ul><ul><li>1897: Marconi sends radio message </li></ul><ul><li>1905: Albert Einstein and photovoltaic cells </li></ul><ul><li>1918-19: Washing machines and refrigerators </li></ul><ul><li>1936: John Baird pioneered the television. </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is Electronics? <ul><li>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. </li></ul>

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