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Heather, H. J. S.

Electrical Engineering for Mechanical and Mining Engineers; Mines of WITWATERSRAND, South Africa (1912)

Sought after book with numerous ILLUSTRATIONS and 20 lectures with index in rear. Lectures were written for the Resident Mechanical Engineers in charge of the machinery on the Gold Mines of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Published: D. Van Nostrand Co., New York, 1912

Edition: First Edition

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Lecture topics include:

- The Electric Circuit

- Continuous Currents

- Resistance

- Alternating Currents

- Electrical Measurements

- Continuous Current Dynamos

- Alternating Current Generators

- Sunchronous motors and parallel running of Alternators

- Transformers

- Polyphase Systems

- Induction Motors

- Effects of running under Abnormal Conditions, etc.

"Electrical Engineering for Mechanical and Mining Engineers. Being a Series of Twenty Lectures Prepared for and Delivered to the Resident Mechanical Engineers of the Mines of the Witatersrand, South Africa"; D. Van Nostrand Co., New York, 1912; Brown hardcovers with gild lettering on spine and front cover; Collation complete - 332 pages, 20 lectures with index in rear; Binding is tight and firm. Minor rubbing and fading on covers. Slight fraying on corners and spine ends. Two small sections of outer spine crease are split revealing cloth underlining. Pages/text block in very good condition, with slight yellowing. Ex-owner name on front inside cover and title page. Page edges darkened and foxed.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 15,5 x 23,5 cm
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