Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Volumes 1-4 (Google eBook)

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American Institute of Electrical Engineers., 1884 - Electrical engineering
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Page 7 - The duties of all officers shall be such as usually pertain to their offices, or may be delegated to them by the Council or the Institute ; and the Council may in its discretion require bonds to be given by the Treasurer.
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Page 98 - I have attempted to converse has been about 250 miles. On this occasion no difficulty was experienced so long as parallel lines were not in operation. Sunday was chosen as the day on which it was probable other circuits would be at rest. Conversation was carried on between myself, in New York, and Mr. Thomas A. Watson, in Boston, until the opening of business upon the other wires. "When this happened the vocal sounds were very much diminished, but still audible.
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Page 197 - B3, wound on a core of sheet-iron discs. The commutator short-circuits the armature coils in succession in the proper positions to utilize the repulsive effect set up by the currents which are induced in them by the alternations in the field coils. The motor has no dead point and will start from a state of rest and give out considerable power, but with what economy is not yet known.
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