... The Electric Motor and the Transmission of Power

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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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