nikola tesla


Nikola Tesla, born on July 10, 1856, in Smiljan, was a renowned Serbian-American inventor and engineer. He made significant contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) power system. Tesla's most important inventions include the polyphase system, rotating magnetic field, induction motor, synchronous motor, and Tesla transformer. He also contributed to generating high-frequency currents, advancing radio signal transmission and modulation, and researching X-rays. His AC system made long-distance electric power transmission much easier and more efficient. Tesla played a crucial role in constructing the first hydroelectric power plant at Niagara Falls. He passed away on January 7, 1943, in New York City, at the age of 87, impoverished and largely forgotten.

Tesla is the only Serbian after whom an international unit of measurement is named - the tesla, representing the unit for magnetic flux density or magnetic field strength. He is the author of over 700 patents registered in 25 countries, with 112 of them in the field of electrical engineering.


Although Tesla is one of the greatest heroes in modern history, he rarely receives the recognition he deserves. His inventions, courage, and weaknesses are best described in Richard Manson's detailed biography. This biography of one of the most important visionaries of our time is written in clear, simple language so that anyone can understand it. Tesla was the first to step into the world of technology and wireless communication, and his legacy helped establish the framework for the modern digital age we live in today. It is no wonder that Larry Page, the founder of Google, considers Tesla a true hero. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Motors and electric car manufacturer, also regards him as a hero. Both Page and Musk, billionaires and top inventors, believe Tesla sparked a new era of electricity, radio, and robotics. For them, he is the inventor of inventors, a kind of urban legend. It is no surprise that the sales of his biography and books about Nikola Tesla are on the rise. Tesla was indeed a far-sighted, albeit underestimated, genius.


Nikola Tesla constructed his famous electromagnetic motor in 1887. His induction motor, which can operate using single-phase or three-phase current, has the most significant application. It works on the principle of a rotating electromagnetic field (Tesla discovered the rotating electromagnetic field in 1882). The motor consists of two main parts: the stator and the rotor. The stator has three separate coils on the inner side, while the rotor is located within the shaft and has a small cylindrical shape with a wrapper made of parallel copper bars. At the end of these bars, there is a copper ring connecting them.

When the current passes through the stator coils, a rotating magnetic field is created. This magnetic field induces current in the rotor conductors, causing the rotor to behave like an electromagnet. Following the rotating magnetic field, the rotor moves circularly with slightly fewer revolutions. This smaller number of revolutions occurs due to friction on its axis. Since the rotor does not have to rotate at the same number of revolutions per minute, this motor is called an induction motor. Tesla's electromagnetic motor is exceptionally simple, and its perfection lies in its simplicity. Tesla's patent illustration of the electromagnetic motor represents a unique and original work.

Created on a black background in a wooden-metal frame with accompanying patent documentation in both Serbian and English, this illustration is a perfect work that will increase the demand for Tesla's creations and boost book sales. Nikola Tesla was, without a doubt, one of the most important and significant inventors in modern history, and without his patents, the world we live in today would not be the same.


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