The Electrical Engineer Volume 8

The Electrical Engineer Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...of being utilised. This can be raised to 30,000 h.p. Besides aluminium, M. Adolphe Minet intends to carry out the electrical extraction of other metals and metalloids, particularly those elements of which the oxides are irreducible by carbon, and for which the processes of electrolysis by high-temperature fusion, of which M. Minet is the originator, is suitable. He intends to also develop the applications of electricity to chemistry and the refinement of metals. Kidderminster.--At a meeting of the Kidderminster Town Council, on Wednesday, the Law Committee reported that the Act confirming the Kidderminster Electric Lighting Provisional Order having been passed, Messrs. Dyson and Co., the parliamentary agents employed by the Town Council, had sent in their bill of costs amounting to 201. 12s., which they recommended be paid. The town clerk having applied for some payment in respect of his services in this matter, as the conduct of parliamentary business was not contemplated as being among the duties to be performed for his salary, the committee recommended that he be allowed 20, in addition to his salary, for the work he had performed. The Mayor moved, and Mr. Harvey seconded, the adoption of the report. Mr. Holloway objected to this, and moved an amendment, but the motion was eventually carried. The principal items in the account were 106 for printing and 80 for parliamentary agents' foes. Utilising Water Power in Devonshire.--Mr. Alfred Eccles, writing to the Western Morning News with reference to utilising water power, says: "Devonshire, with its abundant water power properly utilised, will need in the future to acknowledge not only no inferiority, but may claim absolute superiority to many coal-producing more

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  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,347g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531736
  • 9781236531735