Charles Vincent Walker

Charles Vincent Walker

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Charles Vincent Walker FRS was an English electrical engineer and publisher, a major influence on the development of railway telecommunications, he was also the first person to send a submarine telegraph signal. Born Marylebone, Middlesex son to Vincent and Ann n e Blake, Walker's elementary education and engineering training are uncertain. However, by 1838 he had acquired some knowledge of electricity and had helped to found the London Electrical Society. Walker was secretary and treasurer of the Society in its early days and edited its Proceedings from 1841 to 1843. He also founded the Electrical Magazine though only two volumes appeares in 1841-3. Also in 1841, Walker worked on the Manual of Electricity, Magnetism and Meteorology which formed part of Dionysius Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopedia. Walker also published his own book on Electrotype Manipulation, followed by his Electric Telegraph Manipulation, and many other scientific worksshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134935395
  • 9786134935395