An admirable study of a vital modern technology that traces its roots to perhaps 3000 BC. Blake-Coleman began this history as a thesis; he's obviously been unable to let go. He describes the technology, demand and market growth through the expansion of electrical transmissions with trade statistics. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThe Shaping of a Technology Barrie Charles Blake-Coleman ... is not known; though it is doubtful that wire-making was carried out other than by purely manual techniques, water power may have ... given a plentiful and easily accessible source of metal (copper or iron ores)a furnace and smelting technology, plus the art ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Copper Wire and Electrical Conductors|
|Author||:||Barrie Charles Blake-Coleman|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1992-01|