Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers Volume 1-17
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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...piano player. THE IMPROVED GRAMAPHONE Emile Berliner Vol. viii--1891, pp. 19-29 Account of early developments in the art of sound reproduction. Description of the Berliner flat disk gramaphone. Its underlying principles and advantages. No discussion. NOTES ON RECENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENTS IN FRANCE AND ENGLAND H. Ward Leonard Vol. xii--1895, pp. 36-53 Account of observations of European practice in manufacturing and engineering, synchronous converters, steam engines, Parsons and DeLaval turbines, electric railways, central stations. Description of equipment and mode of operating and tests of Heilman self-contained electric locomotive. Discussion, pp. 54-77, by Messrs. Townsend Wolcott, John W. Lieb, Jr., Chas. E. Emery, Herbert Lloyd, A. E. Kennelly, Wm. Maver, Jr., M. N. Forney, Cary T. Hutchinson, W. L. Bliss, Richard Fleming, Joseph Sachs, F. B. Crocker, E. J. Houston, H. Ward Leonard, B. J. Arnold, W. M. Stine, C. K. MacFadden, L. L. Summers and A. V. Abbott General data on Berlin central stations. Discussion of the Heilman locomotive performance and probable usefulness. ELECTRIC ELEVATORS WITH DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SPECIAL TYPES Frank J. Sprague Vol. xii--1896, pp. 3-22 Comparison of electric with hydraulic elevators. Detailed description of Sprague-Pratt multiple screw elevator. Discussion, pp. 23-33 and 37-67, by Messrs. C. P. Steinmetz, Cary T. Hutchinson, James Hamblet, George Hill, Frank J. Sprague, Charles E. Emery, H. Ward Leonard, C. O. Mailloux, F. S. Holmes, F. B. Crocker, R. H. Pierce, Frank B. Rae, B. J. Arnold, W. M. Stine, S. G. Meiler, J. F. Stevens, Albert Scheible, J. W. Lieb, Jr., and John D. Ihlder. Comparison of electric and hydraulic elevators as to operation and maintenance. Test of electric...
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