The Electrical Review Volume 24

The Electrical Review Volume 24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...Mr. Musgrave Heaphy upon his feet. This gentleman gave the meeting clearly to understand that nobody would be permitted to poke his nose into anything relating to the " rules and regulations " over which he exercises supreme control, and the proposition was, in consequence, in momentary danger of collapsing altogether. Such a mishap was, however, averted by the presence of mind of Mr. Garcke, who, parodying the style of Mr. Heaphy in an allusion to the company which he represented, happily enabled the meeting to regain its equanimity. It is a subject for regret that these open meetings are not more numerously attended by the members of the section, for the number present did not equal that of the general committee, of which the assemblage appeared to be mainly composed. The Chairman has far too much to take up his attention in other directions; the worthy Secretary of the Chamber must find it difficult to keep himself au fait with the business of the electrical trades section, and, in point of fact, it will assuredly become necessary very shortly to institute some different methods of procedure to those at present in vogue. This, we think, will be candidly admitted by all who were present at the meeting which led to these comments, and the suggestion of Major Flood Page that a secretary to the section, subject to Mr. Kenric Murray's authority in all matters, should be appointed to steer the electrical trades clear of the breakers upon which they now seem drifting, is altogether worthy of hearty support. IT is said that the Edison-Swan Company is likely to figure in another lawsuit with the makers of the "Sunbeam" incandescent lamp. This latter is, as our readers are aware, used at high candle-power, and the filament...show more

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  • Paperback | 1002 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,751g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843851
  • 9781236843852