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The inventions, researches, and writings of Nikola Tesla

Author: Thomas Commerford Martin; Nikola Tesla
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of a title, first published in 1986, which presents some of the findings and theories which made inventor Nikola Tesla famous. Includes lectures, articles and discussions, in  Read more...

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Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Commerford Martin; Nikola Tesla
ISBN: 088029812X 9780880298124
OCLC Number: 26519181
Description: xi, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Polyphase Currents. Biographical and Introductory --
A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers --
The Tesla Rotating Magnetic Field. Motors With Closed Conductors. Synchronizing Motors. Rotating Field Transformers --
Modifications and Expansions of the Tesla Polyphase Systems --
Utilizing Familiar Types of Generators of the Continuous Current Type --
Method of Obtaining Desired Speed of Motor or Generator --
Regulator for Rotary Current Motors --
Single Circuit, Self-Starting Synchronizing Motors --
Change from Double Current to Single Current Motors --
Motor with "Current Lag" Artificially Secured --
Another Method of Transformation from a Torque to a Synchronizing Motor --
"Magnetic Lag" Motor --
Method of Obtaining Difference of Phase by Magnetic Shielding --
Type of Tesla Single-Phase Motor --
Motors with Circuits of Different Resistance --
Motor with Equal Magnetic Energies in Field and Armature --
Motors with Coinciding Maxima of Magnetic Effect in Armature and Field --
Motor Based on the Difference of Phase in the Magnetization of the Inner and Outer Parts of an Iron Core --
Another Type of Tesla Induction Motor --
Combinations of Synchronizing Motor and Torque Motor --
Motor with a Condenser in the Armature Circuit --
Motor with Condenser in One of the Field Circuits --
Tesla Polyphase Transformer --
A Constant Current Transformer with Magnetic Shield Between Coils of Primary and Secondary Part II. The Tesla Effects with High Frequency and High Potential Currents. Introductory. The Scope of the Tesla Lectures --
The New York Lecture. Experiments with Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency, and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination, May 20, 1891 --
The London Lecture. Experiments with Alternative Currents of High Potential and High Frequency, February 3, 1892 --
The Philadelphia and St. Louis Lecture. On Light and Other High Frequency Phenomena, February and March, 1893 --
Tesla Alternating Current Generators for High Frequency --
Alternate Current Electrostatic Induction Apparatus --
"Massage" with Currents of High Frequency --
Electric Discharge in Vacuum Tubes --
Part III. Miscellaneous Inventions and Writings. Method of Obtaining Direct from Alternating Currents --
Condensers with Plates in Oil --
Electrolytic Registering Meter --
Thermo-Magnetic Motors and Pyro-Magnetic Generators --
Anti-Sparking Dynamo Brush and Commutator --
Auxiliary Brush Regulation of Direct Current Dynamos --
Improvement in Dynamo and Motor Construction --
Tesla Direct Current Arc Lighting System --
Improvement in Unipolar Generators --
Part IV. Appendix: Early Phase Motors and the Tesla Oscillators. Mr. Tesla's Personal Exhibit at the World's Fair --
The Tesla Mechanical and Electrical Oscillators.
Other Titles: Inventions of Nikola Tesla
Responsibility: by Thomas Commerford Martin.

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