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A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents

Volume 2


  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107686922

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  • First published in 1916, as the second edition of a 1906 original, this book forms the second part of a two-volume series written to provide a guide to the more general mathematical theorems used by electricians in their everyday work. Illustrative figures are incorporated throughout the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in electricity, physics and the history of science.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107686922
    • length: 582 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 33 mm
    • weight: 0.73kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Single phase dynamos. E.M.F. formulae. Armature reaction. Characteristics
    2. Polyphase dynamos. Three phase and two phase. Star and mesh. Oscillograph tests on balanced and unbalanced loads
    3. Harmonic analysis. Fourier's theorem. Values of the constants. Practical methods. Weddle's rule. Formulae for alternating waves
    4. Methods of analysing E.M.F. waves. Pupin. Blondel. Armagnat
    5. Synchronous motors. V-curves
    6. Synchronous motors. Bipolar diagram. Rotary condenser. Tests
    7. Phase swinging. B. Hopkinson's method. Amortisseurs
    8. Parallel running. The whirling of shafts. Methods of synchronising. Synchroscope
    9. The alternating current transformer. Definitions. The floating coil transformer. The air core transformer. General solution
    10. Transformer with iron core. Losses. Constant pressure transformer. Formulae
    11. Three phase transformers. Star and mesh. Boosters. Compensators
    12. Transformers with magnetic leakage. Formulae. Roessler's tests
    13. Induction motors. The circle diagram. Formulae. Equivalent net-work
    14. Induction motors. The equivalent ampere-turns of the inducing windings. Methods of varying the speed. Motors in cascade. Single phase motors. Tests. Frequency transformers
    15. Gliding magnetic fields. Effects of the harmonics on the working of induction motors
    16. Commutator motors. Compensating windings. Series motors. Shunt motors. Repulsion motors. Simple induction commutator motors
    17. Rotary converters. Armature reaction. Six phase converter. Split-pole converter. Synchronous booster. Double current generators. La cour motor converter. Three wire direct current generator
    18. Transmission of power. Direct current. Single phase. Polyphase. Method of getting a neutral main
    19. Hyperbolic functions. Inverse functions. Tables of hyperbolic sines, cosines and tangents. Tables of trigonometrical functions
    20. Electric power transmission. The general equations. The general solution. The experimental determination of the constants. Voltage regulation. Corona loss. Polycyclic distribution

  • Author

    Alexander Russell

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