Search Results: 'General Electric'

Search

×
×
×
×
127 results for "General Electric"
Birney Safety Trolley Car Sales Brochure By General Electric
Paperback: $13.95
Ships in 3-5 business days.
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
General Electric Hungary By Farrukh Khan
eBook (PDF): $12.50
Download immediately.
Forces associated with globalization are important in shaping the international competitive strategy of multinational corporate players, because globalization offers a way for firms to achieve long... More > – term above average returns in a highly competitive global environment. However, it is important that the growth strategy of multinational firms is formulated after a very careful consideration of the prevailing situation and likely future projections, because although the global environment can offer great opportunities, the rapid change in global competitive environment can also threaten what had been built up with a great deal of effort.This essay attempts take a look at the important considerations behind General Electric’s Hungarian expansion at a time when its lighting equipment operations are being threatened by the desire of Chinese manufacturers to capture export markets in Europe.< Less
General Electric Hungary By Farrukh Khan
Paperback: $25.70
Ships in 3-5 business days.
Forces associated with globalization are important in shaping the international competitive strategy of multinational corporate players, because globalization offers a way for firms to achieve long... More > – term above average returns in a highly competitive global environment. However, it is important that the growth strategy of multinational firms is formulated after a very careful consideration of the prevailing situation and likely future projections, because although the global environment can offer great opportunities, the rapid change in global competitive environment can also threaten what had been built up with a great deal of effort.This essay attempts take a look at the important considerations behind General Electric’s Hungarian expansion at a time when its lighting equipment operations are being threatened by the desire of Chinese manufacturers to capture export markets in Europe.< Less
Electrical Plants and Electric Propulsion on Ships By Marco Giuffrida
Paperback: $27.23
Ships in 3-5 business days.
Electrical plants onboard modern cruise ships and offshore rigs have nowadays reached a size and complexity comparable or even superior to big industrial plants and power plants. The continuous... More > increase of the size of ships and the generally accepted adoption of electrical propulsion has led to the installation of MV power generation and distribution plants of very high power, tens of MW. Everybody who plans, manages or services these complex onboard power plants nowadays must have knowledge as well of HV plants and electrical machines, power converters, protection relays, of control and automation systems. This book intends to be an overview of technical features and planning issues of these electrical plants. It is meant to bear general validity, even if it is focused on larger ships with MV plants and electrical propulsion.< Less
General Electric Air Research Demonstration, June 22, 1946 By Brian Lockett
Paperback: $13.95
Ships in 3-5 business days.
The General Electric Air Research Laboratory at the Schenectady, New York Airport hosted an open house on June 22, 1946, less than one year after V-J Day. It was an overcast day with intermittent... More > rain. The event featured a variety of prototype airplanes and helicopters and some modified testbed airplanes. Many of the airplanes were pinnacles of piston-powered aircraft technology. Examples of early jet fighters foreshadowed the coming transition to jet power. The first jet air mail service was carried by a pair of Lockheed P-80 Shooting Stars that departed from the open house. Richard Lockett, a General Electric employee, photographed the aircraft participating at the open house. He documented the evolving technology of the day. He also captured the behavior and fashions of the people attending the show.< Less
Electric Railway Engineering By Francis H. Doane
Paperback: $34.95
Ships in 3-5 business days.
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
Fred's Electric Budgerigar By Peter J Sainty
eBook (PDF): $2.67
Download immediately.
The industrialist trying to obtain an Honour for himself; the Earl with a novel tax-avoidance scheme; the retired ladies feuding over the Village Show: all of them, and the rest of the village -... More > not to mention the British Government - are affected, one way or another, by Fred, the elderly inventor and general disaster area. "I wept with laughter over 'Fred's Electric Budgerigar'. It is extremely funny and beautifully done" - Submissions Editor of a leading publisher< Less
Fred's Electric Budgerigar By Peter J Sainty
Paperback: List Price: $23.56 $11.78 You Save: 50%
Ships in 3-5 business days.
The industrialist trying to obtain an Honour for himself; the Earl with a novel tax-avoidance scheme; the retired ladies feuding over the Village Show: all of them, and the rest of the village -... More > not to mention the British Government - are affected, one way or another, by Fred, the elderly inventor and general disaster area. "I wept with laughter over 'Fred's Electric Budgerigar'. It is extremely funny and beautifully done" - Submissions Editor of a leading publisher< Less
Small Wind Electric Systems By American Government
eBook (ePub): $0.99
Download immediately.
Can I use wind energy to power my home? This question is being asked across the country as more people look for affordable and reliable sources of electricity. Small wind electric systems can make a... More > significant contribution to our nation’s energy needs. Although wind turbines large enough to provide a significant portion of the electricity needed by the average U.S. home generally require one acre of property or more, approximately 21 million U.S. homes are built on one-acre and larger sites, and 24% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas.< Less
Learn Electricity Skills By James Slough Zerbe
eBook (ePub): $2.99
Download immediately.
Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is... More > directly interested in the practical use which he can make of this wonderful phenomenon in nature. It is, in reality, the most successful avenue by which he may obtain the theory, for he learns the abstract more readily from concrete examples. It is an art in which shop practice is a greater educator than can be possible with books. Boys are not, generally, inclined to speculate or theorize on phenomena apart from the work itself; but once put them into contact with the mechanism itself, let them become a living part of it, and they will commence to reason and think for themselves. It would be a dry, dull and uninteresting thing to tell a boy that electricity can be generated by riveting together two pieces of dissimilar metals, and applying heat to the juncture.< Less