• Charles F. Kettering

  • Self Starter to Inventor Extraordinaire
  • Di: Daniel Alef
  • Letto da: Baron Ron Herron
  • Durata: 23 min
  • Versione integrale
  • Data di pubblicazione: 04 02 2009
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Editore: Meta4 Press
Vantaggi dell'abbonamento Vantaggi dell'abbonamento
  • Accedi ad un universo di contenuti audio, senza limiti d'ascolto.
  • Ascolta dove vuoi, quando vuoi, anche offline.
  • Dopo i primi 30 giorni gratis l’iscrizione si rinnova automaticamente a EUR 9,99 al mese.
  • Cancella la tua iscrizione in ogni momento.

Sintesi dell'editore

Here's a biographical profile of Charles F. Kettering, a man who always sought solutions to great problems. A philosopher, engineer, master salesman, scientist and genius inventor, Kettering, Delco's founder and major shareholder of GM, gave us many things: electric automobile starters, electric headlights, Freon, automatic transmissions, incubators for premature babies, premium gasoline, car generators, electric cash registers, quick-drying paint, diesel-powered trains, magnetic diagnostic devices, and the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.

Describing his experience with his first inventions, Kettering declared, "It was easier to build the danged thing than it was to argue it through a committee. . ." Kettering also dabbled in biofuels, concerned with America's dependency on foreign oil - and this was in the 1930s. Kettering's story, like that of Thomas Edison, represents the American ideal of innovation.

©2008 Daniel Alef; (P)2008 Daniel Alef

Cosa ne pensano gli iscritti

Non ci sono recensioni disponibili