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Electricity in the American economy : agent of technological progress

Author: Sam H Schurr; Electric Power Research Institute.
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1990.
Series: Contributions in economics and economic history, no. 117.
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This book documents and analyzes the existence of a strong and growing synergy between technological progress and the use of electrified production techniques in the United States during the 20th  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Electricity in the American economy.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1990
(OCoLC)644075914
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam H Schurr; Electric Power Research Institute.
ISBN: 0313275122 9780313275128
OCLC Number: 21905837
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the Electric Power Research Institute."
Description: xv, 443 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface Overview Electricity in Manufacturing: Its Role in the Organization of Production Systems Introduction Electrified Mechanical Drive: The Historical Power Distribution Revolution Electricity in Information Management: The Evolution of Electronic Control Electricity in Manufacturing: Its Role in Materials Processing Early Developments in Electroprocessing: New Products, New Industries Recent Trends Affecting Process Electrification: Costs, Industry Types, and Processing Options High-Temperature Electroprocessing: Steel and Glass Low-Temperature Electroprocessing: Pulp and Paper, Petroleum Refining, and Organic Chemicals Emerging Electrotechnologies: A Range of Innovations Electricity in Nonmanufacturing: Its Various Roles Coal Mining: Underground and Surface Mechanization Transportation: Electricity's Changing Importance Over Time Agriculture: Mobile Machinery and Other Energy Applications The Home: Evolving Technologies for Satisfying Human Wants Long-Term Quantitative Trends: Electricity Use, Productivity Growth, and Energy Conservation Electrification and Productivity Growth in Manufacturing Electricity Use and Energy Conservation Appendices: The Growth of Electricity Consumption in Historical Perspective Basic Statistical Data and Estimating Procedures: Long-Term Quantitative Trends Indexes
Series Title: Contributions in economics and economic history, no. 117.
Responsibility: Sam H. Schurr [and others].

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