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Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series: Module 4 - Introduction to Electrical Conductors, Wiring Techniques, and Schematic Reading - NAVEDTRA 14176 - (Nonresident Training Course) By Naval Education & Training Center
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COURSE OVERVIEW: To introduce the student to the subject of Electrical Conductors, Wiring Techniques, and Schematic Reading who needs such a background in accomplishing daily work and/or in preparing... More > for further study. THE COURSE: This self-study course is organized into subject matter areas, each containing learning objectives to help you determine what you should learn along with text and illustrations to help you understand the information. The subject matter reflects day-to-day requirements and experiences of personnel in the rating or skill area. It also reflects guidance provided by Enlisted Community Managers (ECMs) and other senior personnel, technical references, instructions, etc., and either the occupational or naval standards, which are listed in the Manual of Navy Enlisted Manpower Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards, NAVPERS 18068.< Less
Electric Railway Engineering By Francis H. Doane
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When Electric Railway Engineering was originally published in 1915, the electric railroad was rapidly transforming the nation’s cities and suburbs. How trolley cars, interurban cars, and... More > electric freight locomotives operate, and how a railroad must be constructed and maintained to support them, is the subject of this wonderful historic book. In its pages you'll find chapters about power systems, including overhead and third-rail, and topics such as operation of traction motors, controllers, resistor grids, and other hardware. Long considered a classic, this book has been out of print for nearly 100 years. This new printing is an exact replica of the original, and features nearly 400 pages of text and numerous diagrams.< Less
Electric Railway Dictionary By Rodney Hitt
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If you are a fan of trolley cars, interurban streetcars and electric railroading, then The Electric Railway Dictionary is a book you need to have on your shelf! This historic text is far more than... More > just a dictionary, although it does contain over sixty pages of definitions of terms. Most of this nearly 400-page book however, is devoted to cataloging various types of trolley cars and electric locomotives, their components, and related hardware. Hundreds of illustrations, including car plans and photographs, make this book indispensable for the railfan, modeler and museum docent. This high-quality reproduction even includes all of the original ads in the back.< Less
Birney Safety Trolley Car Sales Brochure By General Electric
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In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the... More > so-called "Safety Car" designed by Stone and Webster Corp. engineer Charles O. Birney. This type of small trolley featured several innovations, including deadman controls that cut power to the motors and applied brakes in an emergency. The main attraction for transit companies however was the fact that the cars' design allowed a man to both run teh car and take fares. The elimination of the conductor without any apparent compromise in safety sold the public on the cars and produced an immediate cost savings. This high quality booklet is a reprint of a brochure originally produced by General Electric to promote these cars and G.E. running gear.< Less
Electrical Principles V10 By Clive W. Humphris
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BUY THIS EBOOK AND GET $160 SOFTWARE FOR FREE! Electrical Principles V10. eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty... More > years. Chapters (550 software topics):- Introduction, Basic Electronics, Conductor And Insulator, Resistor Value Test, Simple Dc Circuits, Types Of Switching, Variable Voltages, Ohm's Law, DC Voltage, DC Current, Series and Parallel Resistors, AC Measurement, AC Voltage and Current, AC Theory, RCL Series, RCL Parallel, Capacitance, Capacitors, Inductance, Inductors, Impedance, Circuit Theorems, Complex Numbers, DC Power, AC Power, Silicon Controlled Rectifier, Power Supply, Voltage Regulation, Magnetism, Electrical Machines, Transformers, Three Phase Systems, Energy Transfer and Cost, Atomic Structures, Diode Theory, Diode Applications, Transistor Theory, Bipolar Transistors, Transistor Configurations, Active Transistor Circuits, Field Effect Transistors, Analogue Multi-Meter, Additional Notes.< Less
Efficient Electrical Systems Design Handbook By Albert Thumann, Harry Franz
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Now you can achieve optimum performance and efficiency in the design of electric systems for virtually any size or type of building or industrial facility utilizing the state-of-the-art methodologies... More > detailed in this comprehensive electrical design reference. Step by step guidelines and take you through each phase of design, covering equipment selection, power distribution system analysis, conduit and conductor sizing, lighting system design, control systems, electronic instrumentation, protective relaying, energy management systems, power quality, variable speed drives, motor selection, and more. The latest codes (NEC 2008) as well as currently available equipment are referenced. Numerous examples and simulation exercises are included, along with detailed design examples.< Less
Explore Electricity! With 25 Great Projects By Carmella Van Vleet
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Illustrated by Byran Stone. Electricity is part of our modern-day lives in ways that Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison could never have imagined. Lights, computers, televisions, phones, toys,... More > medicine—our world revolves around electricity. Explore Electricity! introduces readers ages 6–9 to the workings of batteries, simple circuits, conductors and insulators, motors and generators, electricity and magnetism, and the ways we’re working toward more Earth-friendly electricity. Then it invites kids to experiment with 25 simple projects that will “spark” their learning and enthusiasm. Projects include making a simple motor, as well as creating and experimenting with an electromagnet. Fun bits of trivia, sidebars, and jokes help “charge” up young readers to explore the force that can be found everywhere—from inside their bodies to the animal world to the sky above them. Ages 6–9, Guided Reading Level V< Less
The Application and Equipment of the Birney Safety Car By Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company
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In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the... More > so-called "Safety Car" designed by Stone and Webster Corp. engineer Charles O. Birney. This type of small trolley featured several innovations, including deadman controls that cut power to the motors and applied brakes in an emergency. The main attraction for transit companies however was the fact that the cars' design allowed a man to both run teh car and take fares. The elimination of the conductor without any apparent compromise in safety sold the public on the cars and produced an immediate cost savings. This high quality booklet is a reprint of a brochure originally produced by Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. to promote these cars and Westinghouse running gear.< Less
How to Become a Successful Trolley Car Motorman / The 1908 Handbook for Electric Railway Men By Sidney Aylmer-Small
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In 1888, Frank J. Sprague built the first successful electric-powered trolley car system in Richmond, Virginia. A few years later he invented multiple-unit control, an innovation that allowed the... More > creation of heavy electric elevated and subway systems. The motormen and conductors who operated these trains, trolleys and interurbans were often trained using Sidney Aylmer-Small’s How to Become a Successful Motorman. The book contains descriptions of electric railway systems and technology, operating instructions, and a series of quizzes designed to improve retention of the data. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in 8.5x11 format, sightly larger than the original. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Generation of A.C. Voltage By Homework Help Classof1
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The machines which are used to generate electrical voltages are called generators. The generators which generate purely sinusoidal a.c. voltages are called alternators. The basic principle of an... More > alternator is the principle of electromagnetic induction. The sine wave is generated according to Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction.< Less