Scientific American; Supplement Volume 11

Scientific American; Supplement Volume 11

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...costs. and how procured. with hints for procuring advances on inventions. Address retina with a medium of its own nature, permeating and H I " Notes of ii Naturalist on the Challenger." MUNN 6: 00., 87 Park Row, New York-Branch Oflice, cor. F and Tih.'ts.. Washington. 13-9-Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XI.. No. 274. Scientific American. established 184-5. i NEW YORK, APRIL 2, 1881. THE "BRUSH" SYSTEM OF ELECTRIC LIGHTING. THE Brush system of electric lighting, which during 'the last two years has in the United States of America been tieveloped mto a very important commercial industry, is one of the most interesting systems of illuminating by electricity that has yet. been before the public, and we are glad to see that it is at last becoming more and more appreciated in this country, and promises under very able and influential managership to takealeading position among the lighting systems of Europe. It has for upward of twelve months been employed for illuminating the terminus of the Great Eastern Railway at Liverpool Street, and it has within a few weeks been adopted by the Great Western Railway Company for their Paddington Station, and the Charing Cross terminus of the Southeastern Com any is now illuminated by the same system. It is about to e applied to light a large with both the Siemens and Jablochkofl' systems, each of which will have a district of similar area of the city to illuminate, so that the public will soon have an excellent opportunity of comparing it with all the important systems that have been introduced, for the Gramme system is at the same time to be employed at the Cannon Street Station. where the elfectric currents will be utilized in another distinctive form...show more

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  • Paperback | 906 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 45mm | 1,583g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891880
  • 9781236891884