The railway locomotive: what it is and why it is what it is (Google eBook)

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A. Constable & co., ltd., 1908 - Transportation - 310 pages
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Page 315 - Telegraphy has received many no less startling additions since then. The official name now given to this branch of electrical practice is Radio-Telegraphy. The subject has now reached a thoroughly practicable stage, and this book presents it in clear, concise form. The various services for which Radio-Telegraphy is or may be used are indicated by the author. Every stage of the subject is illustrated by diagrams or photographs of apparatus, so that, while an elementary knowledge of electricity is...
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