Charles Proteus Steinmetz


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Noun1.Charles Proteus Steinmetz - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923)Charles Proteus Steinmetz - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923)
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This great but neglected scientist receives his first full biography in many years in the new book "Charles Proteus Steinmetz: The Electrical Wizard of Schenectady" (Quill Driver Books, October 1, 2018) by Robert W.
"Charles Proteus Steinmetz" gives a full appreciation of both the scientific achievements and remarkable personal life of this extraordinary man.
It was conceived and built for the General Electric Company in Schenectady New York by one of the earliest "research managers" the German-American physicist Charles Proteus Steinmetz. Steinmetz had two clear objectives from the start: to organize science and scientific work for purposeful technological invention and to build continuous self-renewal through innovation into that new social phenomenon the big corporation.