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During the Yugoslav Warsseveral of the buildings were severely damaged by fire.
They were restored and reopened in Tesla credited his eidetic memory and creative abilities to his mother's genetics and influence. He had three sisters, Milka, Angelina and Marica, and an older brother named Dane, who was killed in a horse riding accident when Tesla was aged five.
Nikola completed primary school, followed by middle school. Shortly after he arrived, he contracted cholerawas bedridden for nine months and was near death multiple times. Tesla's father, in a moment of despair, who had originally wanted him to enter the priesthood  promised to send him to the best engineering school if he recovered from the illness.
There he explored the mountains wearing hunter's garb. Tesla said that this contact with nature made him stronger, both physically and mentally.
During his first year, Tesla never missed a lecture, earned the highest grades possible, passed nine exams   nearly twice as many as required started a Serb cultural club,  and even received a letter of commendation from the dean of the technical faculty to his father, which stated, "Your son is a star of first rank.
At the end of his second year, Tesla lost his scholarship and became addicted to gambling. Tesla said that he "conquered [his] passion then and there," but later in the U. When examination time came, Tesla was unprepared and asked for an extension to study, but was denied.
He did not receive grades for the last semester of the third year and he never graduated from the university. He spent his spare time playing cards with local men on the streets. On 17 AprilMilutin Tesla died at the age of 60 after contracting an unspecified illness. He arrived too late to enroll at Charles-Ferdinand University ; he had never studied Greek, a required subject; and he was illiterate in Czechanother required subject.
Tesla did, however, attend lectures in philosophy at the university as an auditor but he did not receive grades for the courses.
Upon arrival, Tesla realized that the company, then under construction, was not functional, so he worked as a draftsman in the Central Telegraph Office instead.
Within a few months, the Budapest Telephone Exchange became functional, and Tesla was allocated the chief electrician position.
There he gained a great deal of practical experience in electrical engineering. Management took notice of his advanced knowledge in engineering and physics and soon had him designing and building improved versions of generating dynamos and motors. Tesla found the change from cosmopolitan Europe to working at this shop, located amongst the tenements on Manhattan's lower east side, a "painful surprise".
After Tesla told them he had been up all night fixing the Oregon Edison commented to Batchelor that "this is a damned good man. Tesla's designs were never put into production, possibly because of technical improvements in incandescent street lighting or because of an installation deal that Edison cut with an arc lighting company.
It may have been over a bonus he did not receive, either for redesigning generators or for the arc lighting system that was shelved. Serrell, the same attorney used by Edison, to obtain help with submitting the patents.
The investors showed little interest in Tesla's ideas for new types of alternating current motors and electrical transmission equipment. After the utility was up and running inthey decided that the manufacturing side of the business was too competitive and opted to simply run an electric utility.
Later in life Tesla would recount that part of as a time of hardship, writing "My high education in various branches of science, mechanics and literature seemed to me like a mockery".
Patent, illustrating principle of Tesla's alternating current induction motor In lateTesla met Alfred S. The two men were experienced in setting up companies and promoting inventions and patents for financial gain. InTesla developed an induction motor that ran on alternating current ACa power system format that was rapidly expanding in Europe and the United States because of its advantages in long-distance, high-voltage transmission.
The motor used polyphase current, which generated a rotating magnetic field to turn the motor a principle that Tesla claimed to have conceived in Business broadband from BT – up to 76Mbps, unlimited data options and new customers get the BT Sport app with selected business broadband.
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