Electrical engineering practice: a practical treatise for civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers, with many tables and illustrations (Google eBook)

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E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd., 1917 - Technology & Engineering - 641 pages
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Contents

Continuous current wave
43
Explanation of Electrotechnical Terms continued
44
Diagram of electric supply circuit
49
Series connection of conductors
51
Parallel connection of conductors
54
Multiple connection in parallel
55
Fan motors in parallel
56
Power curve
60
Graphical diagram of alternating E M F and resistance
63
Systems of Supply Continuous Current Systems
68
Threewire system
70
Earthing of neutral
73
Star connection
76
Threephase 3wire supply
77
Condenser lighting system
80
INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS AND ROADS
83
Resistance etc of metal filament lamps
87
CM
89
Tungsten drawn wire lamps Candlepower and rating
90
Approximate efficiencies of C C and A C arcs
99
Illumination in candlefeet under various conditions
103
Reflecting power of wallpapers
104
Power consumption of various lighting systems
109
Illustrating power consumed in internal lighting
110
Illustrating power consumed in interior lighting in India
111
Semiindirect Lighting 107 Consumption of Energy in Internal
112
Comparison between gas and arc street lighting in Manchester
113
Lighting hours per month and year based on Green wich time
115
13a Lighting hours per month and year assuming Summer Time to be operative all the year
116
Typical prices for street lighting in the United Kingdom
117
Domestic Applications of Electricity Electric Fans
120
Electric fans power consumption and current
122
Discharge and loss of head in small water pipes
131
Cables and their Protection Insulated Wires
152
Insulated wires and cables I E E
154
Flexible conductors
161
Examples in selecting size of conductor
163
Fusing currents Preece
165
To illustrate loopingin
168
Accessories of an Electric Installation Lam pholders
170
3845 Plate II Ceiling roses wallsockets adapters and connectors
173
Subdivided switching of pendant
179
Switching from two points
180
5152 Switching from three or more points
181
Masterswitch control
182
Seriesparallel switching of fans
183
5556 Seriesparallel switching of fans
184
Control and Wiring of Branch Circuits System
187
Diagram of control arrangements
189
Wiring plan of lights
192
Schedule of lights
195
Diagram of wiring to pendants
198
Systems of Installing Wiring General Conditions
200
Wiring capacity of light uninsulated conduit
211
Wiring capacity of tinned brass conduit
212
24a Wiring capacity of heavygauge conduit uninsulated for drawing in of conductors I E E
213
Systems of Installing Wiring continued Open
218
Cost of an Electric Installation Cost of Wiring
230
Approximate cost of wiring per point
231
Approximate price of V I R cables per single coil of 110 yards
232
Cost of twin flexible wires per gross yards
233
Cost of enamelled conduit erected
234
Cost of whitewood casing
235
Cost of electrical accessories
236
Cost of electric light fittings
237
Cost of electric heating and cooking apparatus
238
Electric Driving and Motors Advantages of Electric
243
Machine tools
244
Leatherpreparing and bootmaking machinery
245
Jute mill machinery
246
40a Cotton weaving and finishing machinery
247
Papermill machinery
248
Auxiliary machinery in printing works
249
Cost of continuous current motors for 115 230 or 460V
284
Cost of A C induction motors up to 600V
286
Plant for Private Supply Plant Capacity
291
Example of load curves
297
Illustrating conditions of supply
299
Characteristic curve of shunt dynamo
303
Characteristic curve of series dynamo
304
Characteristic curve of compound dynamo
305
Diagram of frequency meter
310
Cost of oil engine generating sets
315
Cost of oil engine generating sets
316
Cost of producer gas equipments
318
Cost of small steam equipments
319
Cost of combined sets steam
320
Cost of small switchboards
323
Output and cost of secondary batteries
324
Diagram of battery charging
330
Charging cells off lighting circuit
332
Purchase of Electrical Energy Public Supply
334
Works costs per unit British
337
Works costs per unit Indian
338
Reading meter dials
340
Average boiler data
357
Power generation with and without byproduct recovery
359
Approximate capital costs of power plant components
363
Cost of large gas and steam plants
364
Thermal efficiency of prime movers with derived fuel consumption data
366
Effect of vacuum on turbine efficiency
373
Distribution of working costs in English central stations
374
Rotary converter characteristics
377
Multipliers for mean velocity of water
385
Values of m in Bazins formula
386
Values of n in Mannings formula
387
Approximate capital cost of some Indian hydroelectric developments
389
Water Power General Considerations 383 Develop
391
Value of m for flow in pipes
401
Electric Traction Systems of Traction 410 Power
418
Efficiency of 500V tramway motors
419
Approximate indicated horsepower per car at power station
423
Operating expenses of steam and electric railways in pence per mile
427
7273 Diagrams of earth return currents
433
Voltage drop in rails CO and A C
437
Dimensions of standard tramway poles
440
Pounds of copper required for line feeders
444
Approximate quantities of material used in one mile of tramway line construction
446
Typical particulars of electric battery vehicles
454
Dead weight and useful load in petrol and electric vehicles
455
Typical amperehour capacities of electric vehicle batteries
460
Electric Road Vehicles Types and General Advan
462
Horsepower of petrol and electric vehicles
464
Approximate energy consumption of electric vehicles
469
Average running costs for battery vehicles
470
Electricity in Mining Power Supply in Mines
482
Transmission of Power Copper for Transmission
518
Graphical construction for singlephase lines
526
Graphical construction for 3phase lines
530
Transmission of Power continued Transformers
540
Star connection
542
Star and delta transformer connections
543
Star and delta transformer connections
544
Cost of preservative treatments for timber
560
Constants of aluminium bronze and steel conductors
571
Lightning arrestor connection
574
Cost of overhead lines
578
Graphical example of Kelvins Law
579
Specifications Depreciation and Maintenance
583
Life and depreciation of plant etc
594
Ohmeter connections
599
Wheatstones bridge
604
Efficiency of dynamos
607
8586 Fault indicator diagrams 614
614
Testing Continuity of Wiring 598 Insulation
617

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