eletric currentsRobert Boyle discovered that electric force could be transmitted through a vacuum and observed attraction and repulsion.
•knowledge that electric current does not need air to travel through
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conduction of electricityStephen Gray's discovery of the conduction of electricity.
•transfer energy through wires
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positive and negitive:Charles Francois du Fay discovered that electricity comes in two forms which he called resinous(-)and vitreous(+).
Benjamin Franklin and Ebenezer Kinnersley later renamed the two forms as positive and negative.
-knowledge on this to conduct electricity
controlable energyGeorg Von Kleist discovered that electricity was controllable. Dutch physicist, Pieter van Musschenbroek invented the "Leyden Jar" the first electrical capacitor. Leyden jars store static electricity.
•can used controlled energy so your not getting too much
lightning rodBenjamin Franklin invented the lightening rod - he demonstrated lightning
•invention that controlled energy
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electric newtons law of gravityJoseph Priestley discovered that electricity followed Newton's inverse-square law of gravity.
-knowledge that opposites attract
electrical frog exprementItalian physician, Luigi Galvani demonstrated what we now understand to be the electrical basis of nerve impulses when he made frog muscles twitch by jolting them with a spark from an electrostatic machine.
•energy can control a lot of things
first electric batterFirst electric battery invented by Alessandro Volta. Volta proved that electricity could travel over wires.
you can control and direct energy current through wires
energy in the usaFirstenergy utility in US founded.
•us started using commercialized energy https://pictures.dealer.com/j/jdpower/0416/b4f68a297c562cd2cc3ae8f81eb6bc72x.jpg
electicity and magnitismRelationship of electricity and magnetism confirmed by Hans Christian Oersted who observed that electrical currents affected the needle on a compass and Marie Ampere, who discovered that a coil of wires acted like a magnet when a current is passed through it.
first electric motorFirst electric motor invented by Michael Faraday
•using energy for everyday life http://cdn.wonderfulengineering.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/electric-motor-16.jpg
ohm's lawOhm's Law written by Georg Simon Ohm states that "conduction law that relates potential, current, and circuit resistance"
electical inductanceJoseph Henry's electromagnetic experiments lead to the concept of electrical inductance.Joseph Henry built one of the first electrical motors.
•using electricity for motors for more energy production
electromagnetic inductionPrinciples of electromagnetism induction, generation and transmission discovered by Michael Faraday.
•we can manually generate energy
industial electric motorsfirst industrial electric motors
•first major electric motor http://chestofbooks.com/food/household/Woman-Encyclopaedia-4/images/The-Dowsing-electric-heater-Tvs-device-needs-but-tittle-a.jpg
fuel cellFirst fuel cell invented by Sir William Robert Grove, a Welsh judge, inventor and physicist
•new technology, environmentally friendly
electrical heatingJ. P. Joule's law of electrical heating published.
using electric to heat homes
electromagnetic wavesJames Clerk Maxwell wrote equations that described the electromagnetic field, and predicted the existence of electromagnetic waves traveling with the speed of light.
•really understanding the background of electricity
edison electic light companyEdison Electric Light Co. (US) and American Electric and Illuminating (Canada) founded.
•lighting companies being produced and producing electric lights
commercial power stationsFirst commercial power station opens in San Francisco, uses Charles Brush generator and arc lights. First commercial arc lighting system
installed, Cleveland, Ohio.
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/Battersea.power.station.london.arp.jpg Thomas Edison demonstrates his incandescent lamp, Menlo Park, New Jersey.
•using electric turbines to create more energy.
power systemFirst power system isolated from Edison. In Grand Rapids Michigan: Charles Brush arc light dynamo driven by water turbine used to provide theater and storefront
•taking in consideration that we can use flowing water to create energy
niagra falls turbineNiagara Falls, New York; Charles Brush dynamo, connected to turbine in Quigley's flour mill lights city street lamps.
•using the energy to run electrical things in the city
pearl street power stationEdison Company opens Pearl Street power station.
The first hydroelectric power station opens in Wisconsin.
electrical transformerThe electric transformer is invented. Thomas Edison introduces the "three-wire" transmission system.
steam turbineSteam turbine invented by Charles Parsons.
•use steam to produce energy
alternating electrcal currentWilliam Stanley develops transformer and Alternating Current electric system. Frank Sprague builds first American transformer and demonstrates use of step up and step down transformers for long distance AC power transmission in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The Westinghouse Electric Company is organized. 40 to 50 water powered electric plants reported on line or under construction in the U.S. and Canada.
world wide use of renewable energy
hydroelectric power plantIn San Bernardino, California, the High Grove Station, first hydroelectric plant in the West is opened.
•new power plants that producy renewable energy all the time.
ac alternatorRotating field AC alternator invented by Nikola Tesla
ac hydroelectric power plantOregon City Oregon, Willamette Falls station, first AC hydroelectric plant.
Single phase power transmitted 13 miles to Portland at 4,000 volts, stepped down to 50 volts for distribution
AC system introduced in the us60 cycle AC system introduced in U.S.
general electric companyGeneral Electric Company formed by the merger of Thomson-Houston and Edison General Electric.
uneversal systemWestinghouse demonstrates "universal system" of generation and distribution at Chicago exposition.In Austin, Texas, the first dam designed specifically for hydroelectric power built across Colorado River is completed.
electronElectron discovered by J. J. Thomson.
electrification timeline submissionKelly, Will Michael. "World of Famous Inventors and Inventions." <i>About.com Inventors</i>. About.com, 11 Nov. 2015. Web. 11 Nov. 2015.