Westinghouse

Westinghouse may refer to:

In current companies:

  • Westinghouse Licensing, the brand management division of CBS Corporation, and its licensees:
    • Westinghouse Electric Company, providing nuclear power related services.
    • Westinghouse Digital LLC, selling LED and LCD televisions
    • Russell Hobbs Inc, licensed to make small appliances such as vacuum cleaners under the Westinghouse name, from 2002 to 2008
    • Westinghouse Lighting Corporation, formerly Angelo Brothers Company, selling lamps, lamp fixtures and ceiling fans
  • Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd, formerly Westinghouse Signals Ltd, part of Invensys

In prior companies and divisions:

  • Westinghouse Electric (1886), renamed CBS Corporation in 1997
    • Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W), now integrated into CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
    • White-Westinghouse, acquired by Electrolux in 1986
    • Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group, sold to Northrop Grumman in 1996
    • British Westinghouse, later subsumed into the General Electric Company
    • Cathode Ray Tube Division, closed in mid-'70s; site later used by Toshiba to manufacture television CRTs until 2004
    • Electronic Tube Division, and ...
    • Industrial and Government Tube Division, spun off as Imaging and Sensing Technologies Corporation in 1988
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Company, founding name of WABCO
  • Westinghouse Brake and Signal Company Ltd (1928–c.2000)
  • Westinghouse Signals, earlier name of Westinghouse Rail Systems
  • Westinghouse Brakes (UK), now part of Knorr-Bremse
  • Westinghouse Combustion Turbine Systems Division, a facility near the Philadelphia Airport later home to an industrial park, “Westinghouse Park”
  • Westinghouse Aviation Gas Turbine Division, maker of the J-series of turbojet engines
  • Westinghouse Astronuclear Laboratory, late 1950s; Large, Pennsylvania; nuclear space propulsion technologies
  • Westinghouse Advanced Energy Systems Division, a renamed 1977 successor to Westinghouse Astronuclear Lab

In places:

  • George Westinghouse Bridge, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • George Westinghouse, Jr., Birthplace and Boyhood Home, Central Bridge, New York, USA
  • Westinghouse Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Company General Office Building, Wilmerding, Pennsylvania, USA
  • George Westinghouse Jones House, Niskayuna, New York, USA, home of a cousin and associate of George Westinghouse

In competitions

  • Westinghouse Science Talent Search, now called Intel Science Talent Search, an American science competition for high school students

In science:

  • Westinghouse effect, a variant of the social-scientific observer's paradox
People with the surname Westinghouse
  • George Westinghouse, founder of Westinghouse Electric Corporation

In products:

  • The Westinghouse J34, J30, J40, J46 and other Westinghouse Aviation Gas Turbine Division turbojets
  • The Milwaukee Road class EP-3 "Quill" electric locomotives built in 1919 by Baldwin and Westinghouse, and other Westinghouse locomotives
  • Westinghouse Electric Company's AP1000, the first Generation III+ reactor to receive final design approval from the U.S.
  • Westinghouse Farm Engine, a small, vertical boilered farm engine made by George Westinghouse from 1886 to 1917
  • NZR RM class Westinghouse railcar, an experimental and inaugural railcar built in New Zealand in 1914

In media:

  • Westinghouse Studio One, Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse and Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, American television series
  • Twelve Angry Men (Westinghouse Studio One)
  • List of Westinghouse Studio One episodes
  • The Westinghouse Sign, a large, animated, electric sign located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Westinghouse Works, 1904, a collection of short films of various Westinghouse manufacturing plants

Other articles related to "westinghouse":

Westinghouse J30
... The Westinghouse J30, initially known as the Westinghouse 19XB, was a turbojet engine developed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation ... It was developed into the smaller J32, and the successful Westinghouse J34, an enlarged version which produced 3,000 pounds of thrust ...
Albert Kingsbury - Westinghouse Career
... Kingsbury joined the Westinghouse Electric Company in Pittsburgh as a general engineer ... This made the company skeptical of Kingsbury’s invention, but Westinghouse’s skepticism did not dent Kingsbury’s mettle ... Unfortunately Westinghouse decided to stick to more conventional ball bearings for their motors ...
Lackawanna And Wyoming Valley Railroad - History
... The line was originally owned and built by Westinghouse, Church, Kerr Company, a subsidiary of The Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company ... The Westinghouse group also owned the Grand Rapids, Grand Haven Muskegon Railway, which was under construction in the same time period ... Westinghouse interests controlled the railroad until 1914 ...
Sanmen Nuclear Power Station
... pressurized water reactor (PWR) developed by Westinghouse Electric Company ... project start came roughly twelve months after Westinghouse won a bidding contest over other companies ... the new plant involves The Shaw Group, now Chicago Bridge and Iron, a minority shareholder in Westinghouse ...