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The American Institute of Electrical Engineers

Nature volume 134, pages 210211 (11 August 1934) | Download Citation



IN commemoration of the fiftieth anniversaryof its foundation, on May 13, 1884, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers has issued a very interesting memorial number of Electrical Engineering, representing the official monthly journal and trans actions. This number, published in May, and con taining more than two hundred pages, is dedicated “To the lasting memory of those public spirited leaders who founded and built to its, present eminence the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and to the inspiration of those of the present and future generations who will continue the constructive leader ship of this agency for professional development”. Among the famous names of contributors to this issue arethose of A. E. Kennelly, who writes on “The Work of the Institute in Standardization”, C. A. Adams on “Some Major Events in the Life of the Institute”, E.W.Rice, Jr., on “A Century of Progress in 50 Years”, M. I. Pupin on “The Equation of Electrical Propagation”, while Elihu Thomson and D. C. Jackson deal respectively with “Some High Lights of Electrical History” and “The Evolution of Electrical Engineering”.

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