Saturday, December 19, 2015

19 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management




1974 -  Altair 8800 microcomputer was first put on sale in the U.S. as a do-it-yourself (DIY) computer kit, for $397.


Birthdays - Nobel Prize Winners

1852 A.A. Michelson  - Speed of Light
http://iit-jee-physics.blogspot.com/2008/04/concept-review-ch-21-speed-of-light.html

1903 George David Snell - Immunogenetics


Birthdays Other Scientists

Anne Anastaci (1908,Psychologist) - Psychological Tests

Management Knowledge Revision


Economic Analysis of Different Competitive Conditions

Factor Pricing Theory and Land Rents

Videos for the day

Social experience of long term illness
Prof Gillian Green, University of Essex
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Friday, December 18, 2015

18 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management




1926- In a letter published in Nature, G.N. Lewis coined the word "photon"

1958 – Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched.

1966 – Saturn's moon Epimetheus is discovered by Richard L. Walker.

Birthdays

1856 - J.J. Thomson  (characterisation of cathode rays)  (http://iit-jee-chemistry.blogspot.in/2008/02/jee-ervision-atomic-structure-basics.html)



18 December 2015 - Science, Engineering and Management News






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Thursday, December 17, 2015

26 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



Birthdays

1791 - Birthday of Charles Babbage
Author of "On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures" (1832)
http://books.google.co.in/books?id=cTNVAAAAMAAJ
http://archive.org/details/oneconomyofmachi00babbrich
Babbage focused on the economics of factories.

Elton Mayo (1880)

1928 - Martin Cooper - Inventor of hand-held mobile phone
           http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Cooper_(inventor)

Birthdays - Nobel Prize Winners

1940 - Edward C. Prescott (Economics, 2004)
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economic-sciences/laureates/2004/prescott-facts.html

Management Knowledge Revision


Required Rate of Return - Cost of Capital

Depreciation and Other Related Issues


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17 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



1903 - The first powered flight was achieved by the Wright brothers in the Kitty Hawk, at Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina

Birthdays

1778 - Sir Humphry Davy
1870 - Bert Benjamin - Inventor of the Farmall tractor - USA


Noble Prize Winners

Willard Frank Libby (1908)



17 December 2015 - Science, Engineering and Management News


Money and Monetary Policy

Fiscal and Debt Policy of the Government

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29 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



Events


1939 - William Shockley wrote in his diary that an amplifier can be made using semiconductor instead of vacuum tube. The transistor was made of semiconductor and Shockley shared Nobel prize for its invention in 1956 with John Bardeen and Walter Brattain.
http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/December/29/

1952 - The first transistor hearing aid went on sale, the model 1010 manufactured by the Sonotone Corporation in Elmsford, NY, U.S.



Birthdays - Scientists, Engineers and Managers - Academicians and Professionals


1766 - Charles Macintosh (Chemist and inventor - water proof cloth)
1800 - Charles Goodyear (Vulcanizing Process)
1864 - Henry P. Deforest (Finger Printing)
1905 - Henri -Gaston Busignies (Electronic Engineer  - invented High frequency direction finders)

Birthdays - Nobel Prize Winners

1910 Ronald Coase
        http://bfi.uchicago.edu/news/coase100.shtml
        http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelbobelian/2011/12/29/happy-birthday-ronald-coase-the-father-of-the-most-influential-legal-movement-that-few-people-have-ever-heard-of/
        http://www.coase.org/coaseonline.htm





Management Knowledge Revision



Expected Values and Risk of Project Revenues
http://nraomtr.blogspot.in/2011/12/expected-values-and-risk-of-project.html

Managerial Economics of Profit - Economics for CEO
http://nraomtr.blogspot.in/2011/12/managerial-economics-of-profit.html


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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

15 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



1939 -  Nylon yarn was sold to hosiery mills to make women's stockings. First use of commercial yarn for apparel.



Engineering and Management News - 15 December 2015

Birthdays

1852 - Antoine-Henri Becquerel - French physicist - Nobel Laureate (1903) -discovery of radioactivity in fluorescent salts of uranium.

1861 - Charles Edgar Duryea - USA -  With his brother J. Frank Duryea  he built an automobile On 28 Nov 1895, Frank drove it to win $2,000 in the first American Automobile Race in Chicago, sponsored by the Chicago Times-Herald. The car travelled 54 miles from Chicago to Evanston, Illinois and back, in just over 10 hours. In 1896, they set up the Duryea Motor Wagon Co. in Springfield, Mass. and produced of 13 identical machines

They are recognized  as the "Fathers of the American Automobile Industry"




Productivity 

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Management Knowledge Revision

Elements of Supply and Demand Review Notes(Video lecture included)

Theory of Aggregate Supply and  Demand - Review Notes (Video lecture included)

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16 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

14 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


1986, Voyager, the experimental aircraft took off from Edwards Air Force Base in California on the first non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world.

Birthdays

1922 Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov - USSR -   1964 Nobel Prize for  basic research in quantum electronics that led to the development of both the maser and the laser - development of the maser
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1964/basov-lecture.html




Interesting articles

Evelyn Witkin and the Road to DNA Repair
A CONVERSATION WITH  Evelyn Witkin DEC. 14, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/15/science/evelyn-witkin-and-the-road-to-dna-enlightenment.html



Productivity 

Productivity Science



Productivity Engineering



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Management Knowledge Revision


Controlling - Global Management Challenges - Review Notes

Introduction to Economics - Basic Economic Concepts and Theories


Knowledge Related Blog Posts created on 14 December 2012

Information Technology Systems Cost Reduction

Energy Conservation Techniques

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

10 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



10 December Science & Engineering Events


1684 - Isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley.

1901 -  The first Nobel Prizes were awarded for the first time. Nobel prize for peace awared on this day.

1915 - 10,000,000th model T Ford assembled

2012 - Google began selling of US$99 laptops


10 December -Birthdays of Scientists, Engineers, and Management Professors and Professionals



1851 -  Melvil Dewey - American librarian - Developed the Dewey Decimal Classification



1934 -  Howard Martin Temin - American oncologist and virologist - the 1975 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine - for his codiscovery of the enzyme reverse transcriptase.
            http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1975/temin-lecture.html






Management Revision

Communication - Koontz and O'Donnell - Review Notes

Summary of Principles - Directing and Leading

New Knowledge Related Blog Posts

2012

3D Printing - New Developments

3D Printing Materials

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