It was filed under Misc. Modern Jupiter: The Story of Charles Proteus Steinmetz. Winners will be announced on May 2nd. The documentary will bring national attention to Schenectady as it highlights the critical role the city played in the field of manufacturing and innovation in the early 20th century. The documentary will bring national attention to Schenectady as it highlights the critical role the city played in the field of manufacturing and innovation in the early 20 th century. Ronald R. Kline, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992. Copyright © 2020 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), all rights reserved.

Steinmetz in Schenectady: A Picture History of Three Memorable Decades. He also found the time to create an engineering program at Union College. Change ). "Charles Proteus Steinmetz was an innovator in electrical engineering, supplying many of the underlying formulas that made widespread electrical transmission possible. The narrator is none other than Kate Mulgrew who is best known as Captain Janeway on STAR TREK VOYAGER and as Red in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.

We can remove the first video in the list to add this one. John Spinelli, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and chairman of the department, came away impressed with the film. America and the New Epoch, Charles P. Steinmetz, Harper, c. 1916, America’s Energy Supply, Charles P. Steinmetz, AIEE Trans., XXXVII(2):985-1014,Jul. People look forward to it as the best day of the year on campus.”, Schenectadians have always taken a keen interest in the story of Charles Proteus Steinmetz, and with. WMHT supports students with online and on-air at-home learning opportunities.

Above you can see a timeline of his life and accomplishments. When Steinmetz wasn’t enhancing the use of alternating current in the burgeoning world of electricity over the first two decades of the 20th century, he was serving as president of either the school board or City Council. We certainly got a lot of positive feedback from people, so we were thrilled by the response.”. Watch Sunday, October 23, 2016 at noon on WMHT-TV. New York NOW is the state's Emmy-winning, in-depth public affairs program, featuring news, interviews and analysis from the Capitol. “I have no serious consideration against it, no criticism at all. The entire documentary can be viewed here: This entry was posted on February 16, 2015 by Paul Frederick Productions.

“They managed to pull together so many different aspects about Steinmetz into just an hour,” said Spinelli, who was interviewed in the film. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. James Besha Sr. Albany Engineering. I was familiar with the namesake of our school, having read about him.

Chris Hunter Archivist, MISCI. Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to My List. “It’s the one day a year where we don’t hold any classes and we have a campuswide symposium devoted to student research in any field,” said Spinelli. ( Log Out /  Also Twacher Study Guides do that his story can be taught at the school. It is now airing across the country! IEEE Archives, Piscataway, NJ. 18, 1918, The Alternating Current Induction Motor.

“I thought they did a remarkable job.”, Spinelli regularly attends the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady, where Steinmetz, while not typically a churchgoer, was a member. Tonight’s screening comes two days before the Steinmetz Symposium on Friday at Union. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the services below. Ambition knows no bounds, nor does corruption in a political thriller. Leading authors, historians, and museums are contributing to the production. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. All Rights Reserved. Robert Altman, president of WMHT, introduced the film at Proctors last Tuesday night, and he will again offer a few thoughts on the documentary before a free screening tonight at 6 in the Reamer Auditorium on the campus of Union College. The project has been recognized by a major grant from the IEEE Foundation with additional funding from Union College. I would like to get a DVD copy of the sensational PBS Documentary for the Library at the school. Watch your favorite programs with your family - live! Steinmetz was a General Electric Pioneer who deeply impacted the world and the community of Schenectady. Application to transfer to grade of Fellow, 1912, Biography, Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, Box HB-113. | Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.

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Aside from the work for which he is most known, he also touched this community with regard to politics and education.”. This is a documentary I produced with Bruce Carlin. So we are up against MSG, Yankeeograpy docs etc… It was announced last week that it has been nominated in the BEST DOCUMENTARY category! “I thought the film was very well done, and it’s a wonderful tribute to an important man in the history of technology and in the history of Schenectady,” said Tacke. “A lot of people from that group used to work at GE, so they were very interested in Steinmetz. Steinmetz with former Presidents of the AIEE Steinmetz served as President AIEE, American International Electrical Engineers in 1902. His work made the generation and transmission of electricity safe and possible, and today we live in a world built from the tools that he enabled. Over his lifetime Charles Proteus Steinmetz overcame a great many obstacles; physical, political, economic and social, to make important contributions to the world of electrical engineering.

Recollections of Steinmetz: A Visit to the Workshops of Dr. Charles Proteus Steinmetz. Chris Hunter Archivist, MISCI. Mechanical Forces in Magnetic Fields, Charles P. Steinmetz, AIEE Trans., XXX(1):367-385 , Jan. 1911. Charles Proteus Steinmetz (April 9, – October 26, ) was a German- American mathematician and electrical engineer. Paul Frederick Productions, Condenser Discharges Through a General Gas Circuit, Disruptive Strength with Transient Voltages, Elementary Lectures on Electric Discharges, Waves and Impulses, and Other Transients, Engineering Mathematics; A Series of Lectures Delivered at Union College, Frequency Conversion by Third Class Conductor and Mechanism of the Arcing Ground and Other Cumulative Surges, The General Equations of the Electric Circuit, The General Equations of the Electric Circuit-III, General Lectures on Electrical Engineering, Power Control and Stability of Electric Generating Stations, Radiation, Light and Illumination : A Series of Engineering Lectures Delivered at Union College, Some Problems of High-Voltage Transmissions, Speed Regulation of Prime Movers and Parallel Operation of Alternators, Theory and Calculation of Transient Electric Phenomena and Oscillations, Theory of the General Alternating Current Transformer, Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena, Theoretical Elements of Electrical Engineering, Theory and Calculation of Electric Apparatus, The Value of the Classics in Engineering Education.