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    Engineering Patent History

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    for an idea. The patent allows engineers to prevent others from making, using, or selling their patented invention. Patent can tell the story of the invention in a way that someone could make the invention using only the patent as a guide. The term of a patent is 20 years from the date on which the patent is issued. There has been many famous engineers in the past including Thomas Edison, that have acquired a patent for their invention. During his lifetime, Thomas…

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    And so for this he got the nickname of “The Wizard of Menlo Park” and Menlo Park was where he lived. In the year of 1882 he established a new company called “Edison Electric Light Company” and finally is 1883 he installed his first light bulb as a company. When he was in his older ages in 1920 he was suffering complications from diabetes. The he ended up dying on October 18,1931. Thomas Edison was an amazing person and did amazing things for America and the world. He invented many good things…

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    The crossbow was a pretty common weapon in China until the invention of gunpowder. The crossbow was composed of several pieces,”This is a weapon based on the bow, featuring a horizontal bow-like assembly called a prod, which is then mounted on a stock. It shoots projectiles that are sometimes called bolts or quarrels.”-William Bernhardt. The crossbow has a very long history that all started in Ancient China. “The crossbow was invented in Ancient China during the Zhou dynasty, around the year 700…

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    things. Alexander Graham Bell revolutionized the world with his telephone, schools for the deaf, his other inventions, his integrity as a man and with his family, even though he did not always receive the credit he was due. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and revolutionized the world. Bell was working on the telephone to help with his school of the deaf. (“Alexander Graham Bell-A Life of Invention”, 22) Bell had been working long and hard, but he knew he wasn’t able to do it all…

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    marked the revival of art and literature in Europe. While Leonardo Da Vinci did contribute greatly to art during the Renaissance, his scientific contributions are much more extraordinary, as they were so unorthodox and unbelievable. However, they are lesser known than his artistic contributions because quite a bit of his inventions were very much advanced for his time period and were, therefore, very much uncommon until later on. Leonardo Da Vinci’s style and method of inventing deviated from…

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    Did you know that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone? Alexander was constantly working on scientific experiments and he became a famous man. Now, hundreds of thousands people can communicate through phones. Bell also worked on a school to help the deaf to enroll. His invention helps life today because we can now communicate through technology called the telephone. Alexander’s Father established a school for the deaf to learn and Alexander also helped the deaf learn. He also inspired …

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    Why Was He Honored?

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    Nobel, who died in 1896, willed most of his considerable wealth--garnered from his groundbreaking 1866 invention--to the founding of several international prizes. The prizes were intended to honor those who confer benefit to mankind by promoting peace or by contributing to the fields of physics, chemistry, or physiology or medicine (the economics award was founded later, in 1968). After some legal wrangling by Nobel's family, the first prizes were awarded in 1901. They attracted considerable…

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    Steve Jobs Influence

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    because the ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world,are the ones who do” (abcnews.com). This is a very famous yet wise quote from the CEO of Apple Inc, Steve Jobs. Many may look at him as somebody who just invented another form of technology and others may see him as a complete world changer who that impacts everyday lives. Jobs was more than an inventor of multiple forms of technology he was a mentor,a leader and a entrepreneur. Influenced by many, Jobs worked his way up to…

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    Gunpowder Research Paper

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    The invention of gunpowder was drastic and life altering discovery. Gunpowder was discovered in Ancient China in the 9th Century during the Han dynasty, by an alchemist named Wei Boyang (A&E). Boyang was one of the many alchemists hired by the government to create an exlir that would satisfy the emperor’s search for immortality. Through his research he accidentally came across gunpowder. The alchemists “experimented with the Sulphur, common charcoal, and saltpeter heating the substances in order…

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    Leonardo Da Vinci, existed during the Italian Renaissance. He was a self-taught engineer, artist, and architect who was always fascinated by art and machinery, famous for being able to intertwine them into his inventions. His contraptions have lead to the creation of many of the machines that we use in the twenty-first century, as his inventions have shaped the evolution of modern warfare, the world of aviation, the way we travel, and modern design. The best weapon a military…

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