... The Electric Motor and the Transmission of Power (Google eBook)

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McGraw Publishing Company, 1906 - Electric motors - 377 pages
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Page 160 - Kilovolt One thousand volts. Kilowatt One thousand watts. Kilowatt-hour The amount of work equal to that performed by an activity of one kilowatt maintained steadily for one hour. An amount of work equal to 3,600,000 joules. One thousand watt-hours.
Page 84 - ... in a similar manner to that described in the case of the transmitter.
Page iii - been prepared with the object of rendering the principles of electric motors clear to those who are not specially trained in electrotechnics.
Page 134 - The reluctance of most substances is practically the same as that of air, and is not affected by the quantity of flux which passes through it.
Page 258 - ... in the same direction, so far as the external circuit is concerned.
Page 85 - Reversing the direction of the current will reverse the direction of the streamings.

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