Lectures: on illuminating engineering delivered at the Johns Hopkins University, October and November, 1910, Volume 2

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Page 1000 - If any consumer to whom a meter has been furnished, shall request the commission in writing to inspect such meter, the commission shall have the same inspected and tested; if the same on being so tested shall be found to be...
Page 1001 - A. Residence and apartment lighting 25% B. Elevator service 40% C. Factories (individual drive), churches and offices 45% D. Factories (shaft drive), theaters, clubs, entrances, hallways and general store lighting 60% E. Saloons, restaurants, pumps, air compressors, ice machines and moving picture theaters 70% F. Sign and window lighting and blowers...
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Page 582 - At the two poles stand the extremes of white and black ; upon the vertical axis, between the poles, are arranged the remaining sensations of light. Round the base of the figure lie all hues of a middle tint and of maximal chroma. Between base and poles lie the same hues in all their further variety of tint ; all are still of maximal chroma, though the chromatic maximum decreases steadily, above and below. If we cut into the pyramid, from any point on the outside to a corresponding point upon the...
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Page 1000 - ... the expense of such inspection and test shall be borne by the corporation ; if the same on being so tested shall be found to be correct the expense of such inspection and test shall l;e borne by the consumer.
Page 737 - ... (2) Carbonic acid has not the injurious effect which was formerly attributed to it, but considerable rises in the temperature and moisture content of a room, from whatever source, do have a prejudicial effect upon the well-being of the occupants. Even under adverse conditions of ventilation purposely created for this inquiry, neither the temperature nor percentages of moisture in the room reached a point at which any such effect could be detected by any of the recognised physiological tests.
Page 1001 - When a meter is found to be connected to an installation consisting of two or more of the above classes of loads, the normal load shall be obtained by multiplying the connected watt load of each class by the percentage specified above and adding the results.
Page 589 - Ignorance of the law of contrast has, among drapers and manufacturers, been the subject of many disputes, which I have been happy to settle amicably, by demonstrating to the parties that they had no possible cause for litigation in the cases they submitted to me. I will relate some of these, to prevent similar disputes.
Page 696 - ... so that a low intensity upon the placard appeared satisfactory. With the diffused lighting system they were brilliantly illuminated and so effected the eye that a very intense illumination was required upon the placard. From the foregoing, the writer has drawn the following conclusions : In diffused lighting systems of the class considered, where the illumination of a working plane is one of the prime objects, a large proportion of the light is lost; that which is not lost becomes less effective...

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