Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Volumes 1-4
American Institute of Electrical Engineers., 1884 - Electrical engineering
"Index of current electrical literature" Dec. 1887-1890 appended tov. 5-7.
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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.