Electricity and Magnetism

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Macmillan and Company, 1891 - Electricity - 976 pages
 

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Contents

Irregular Disturbances of the Magnetic Needle
76
CHAPTER V
90
Physical Characters of the Aurora Borealis Dark Segment Height
99
rig Electrification by influence of a series of conductors º
101
Brilliancy Colours Move
106
Theory of Polar Auroras
117
Theories of Faraday Edlund and Adams
125
CHAPTER II
154
The Laws of Electrical Attraction and Repulsion
163
ductors 559
167
Distribution of Electricity on the Surface of Conductors
169
CHAPTER III
180
Cause of electric attraction
186
silent discharge
187
Electrophorus
189
Management of the electrophorus
190
Faradays experiment on the polarisation of particles in a dielectric medium
193
The Phenomena of Electric Influence through Bad Conductors
194
Lichtenbergs figures
195
Lichtenbergs figures Ramifications
196
Lichtenbergs figures Spread of negative electrification
197
Frictional Machines
200
Winters pattern of electric machine
207
Nairnes pattern of electric machine
208
Armstrongs hydroelectric machine
209
Orifice for issuing of steam
210
Influence Machines
211
Holtzs influence machine
212
Diagram of action of Holtz machine
213
Holtzs influence machine showing the two small jars
214
Holtzs second type of influence machine
216
Töplers influence machine as shown in 1881 at Paris
218
Töplers machine with twenty plates
219
Sector of ebonite of Bertsch machine
220
Carrés electrical machine
221
The Wimshurst influence machine
222
Various Experiments with Electrifying Machines
223
Electric chimes
224
Electric hail
225
Electric waterpot
226
The spangled tube
227
The spangled globe
228
The luminous picture
229
The electric mortar
230
Cuneuss and Muschenbroeks Experiments The Discovery of
231
the Leyden jar
232
Charging the Leyden jar
234
Condenser of Æpinus
236
Leyden jar with movable coatings
238
Various Experiments with Leyden Jars and Batteries of Jars
239
Discharge by successive contacts
240
The sparkling jar
241
Electroscopes and Electrometers
250
154
254
Effects of Electric Discharges
258
Galvanis Experiments Voltas Discoveries
268
163
273
Various forms of Voltaic Battery
276
169
280
Cells which give Constant Currents
282
211
332
The Action of Magnets on Currents
340
Action of the Earth on Currents Ampères Theory of Magnetism
348
Magnetism produced by Currents
355
Dimagnetism
363
Action of Magnetism on Polarized Light
369
Induction by Magnets
378
Magnetism of Rotation
384
CHAPTER X
390
DynamoElectric Machines
398
CHAPTER XI
420
Electric Lights in Rarefied Gases
430
The Voltaic Arc
440
Luminous Phenomena of Secondary Currents
450
Spectrum Analysis of Electric Light
459
Identity of Lightning and Electric Phenomena
471
Lightning and Thunder Different Forms Colours Duration
478
Physical Chemical and Physiological Effects of Lightning
489
4 St Elmos Fire
499
Theory of Hail
508
Waterspouts and Tornadoes
518
CHAPTER XIII
526
Electric Countries
536
CHAPTER I
545
The Declination Compass employed in Geography and Surveying
553
Description and Arrangement of LightningConductors
564
Systems of LightningConductors with Multiple Points
571
General Theory
579
Dial Telegraphs
590
The Siemens and Halske Froment
597
Hughess Printing Telegraph
609
Autographic Telegraph The Systems of Caselli Meyer Edison
616
CHAPTER V
625
Simultaneous Transmission Duplex and Quadruplex Telegraphy
633
Multiple Transmission Meyers Telegraph Baudots Telegraph
642
CHAPTER VII
688
Battery Telephones or Transmitters
699
Microphones
710
Applications of the Telephone to Exchange Working
724
H A P T E R W III
730
Transmission of Power
774
Agriculture by Electricity
788
Arc Lamps
801
Series Arc Lamps
822
Electric Candles
829
Electric Light in Lighthouses
854
Electric Light in Workshops
860
Electric Lighting of Ports Tunnels and Mines
866
Electric Lighting of Towns Streets Squares and Public Monuments
876
The Electric Telegraph in Military Operations
879
CHAPTER XIII
887
CHAPTER XV
902
Different Applications of Electrotyping
909
Application of Electrolysis to the Rectification of Alcohols and
921
Electricity Applied to Meteorological Observations
930
Various Applications of Electricity
937
CHAPTER XVII
947
APPENDIX A Modern Views about Lightning Rods
959
LIGHTING BY ELECTRICITY
963
688
975

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