Electricity and Magnetism

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Macmillan and Company, 1891 - Electricity - 976 pages
 

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Contents

Irregular Disturbances of the Magnetic Needle
80
CHAPTER V
90
Physical Characters of the Aurora Borealis Dark Segment Height
99
Brilliancy Colours Move
106
Theory of Polar Auroras
117
Theories of Faraday Edlund and Adams
125
Electrical Attraction and Repulsion
137
Electric Attraction and Repulsion The two kinds of Electrification
147
CHAPTER II
154
The Laws of Electrical Attraction and Repulsion
163
4 Distribution of Electricity on the Surface of Conductors
169
CHAPTER III
180
Electrification by influence of a series of conductors
183
Cause of electric attraction
186
The Phenomena of Electric Influence through Bad Conductors
187
silent discharge 167
189
Management of the electrophorus
190
Faradays experiment on the polarisation of particles in a dielectric medium
193
Lichtenbergs Figures
195
Lichtenbergs figures Ramifications
196
Lichtenbergs figures Spread of negative electrification
197
Winters pattern of electric machine
207
Nairnes pattern of electric machine
208
Armstrongs hydroelectric machine
209
Orifice for issuing of steam
210
Influence Machines
211
Holtzs influence machine
212
Diagram of action of Holtz machine
213
Holtzs influence machine showing the two small jars
214
Holtzs second type of influence machine
216
Tuplers influence machine as shown in 1881 at Paris
218
Toplers machine with twenty plates
219
Sector of ebonite of Bertsch machine
220
Carres electrical machine
221
The Wimshurst influence machine
222
Various Experiments with Electrifying Machines
223
Electric chimes
224
Electric hail
225
Electric waterpot
226
The spangled tube
227
The spangled globe
228
The luminous picture
229
Electric discharge in a liquid
230
Leyden Jar
231
the Leyden jar
232
Charging the Leyden jar
234
Condenser of Epinus
236
Leyden jar with movable coatings
238
Various Experiments with Leyden Jars and Batteries of Jars
239
Discharge by successive contacts
240
The sparkling jar
241
Electroscopes and Electrometers
250
Effects of Electric Discharges
258
CHAPTER VI
268
Various forms of Voltaic Battery
276
Cells which give Constant Currents
282
Physicochemical Theory of Batteries
292
CHAPTER VII
298
Faradays Laws
305
Secondary Batteries and Currents
315
Magnetism of Rotation
384
CHAPTER X
390
DynamoElectric Machines
398
CHAPTER XI
420
Electric Lights in Rarefied Gases
430
The Voltaic Arc 410
440
Luminous Phenomena of Secondary Currents
450
Spectrum Analysis of Electric Light
459
Physical Chemical and Physiological EBects of Lightning
489
St Elmos Fire
499
Theory of Hail
508
Waterspouts and Tornadoes
518
CHAPTER XIII
526
Electric Countries
536
CHAPTER I
545
The Declination Compass employed in Geography and Surveying
553
Principles which serve as Bases in the Construction of LightningCon
559
Systems of LightningConduetors with Multiple Points
571
General Theory
579
Dial Telegraphs
590
The Siemens and Halske Froment
597
Hughess Printing Telegraph
609
Autographic Telegraph The Systems of Caselli Meyer Edison
616
CHAPTER V
625
Simultaneous Transmission Duplex and Quadruplex Telegraphy
633
Multiple Transmission Meyers Telegraph Baudots Telegraph
642
Aerial Telegraph Lines Subterranean Lines
657
Submarine Telegraphic Lines
663
Batteries employed in Telegraphy
674
The Universal Telegraphic Network
684
CHAPTER VII
688
Battery Telephones or Transmitters
699
Microphones
710
Applications of the Telephone to Exchange Working
719
CHAPTER VIII
730
Graham Bells Photophone
738
CHAPTER IX
745
Electric Distribution of Time
756
Electric Motors with Continuous Rotation
769
Various Applications of Electric Motors
782
Agriculture by Electricity
788
Applications of the Electric Transmission of Power in Mines
797
Early Forms of Arc Lamp
805
Series Arc Lamps
822
Electric Candles
829
Semiincandescent Lamps
836
Incandescent Electric Lamps
843
CHAPTER XIII
854
Electric Light in Workshops
860
Electric Lighting of Ports Tunnels and Mines
866
Electric Lighting of Towns Streets Squares and Public Monument
876
The Electric Telegraph in Military Operations
879
The Electric Light in Warfare
887
CHAPTER XV
902
Different Applications of Electrotyping 009
909
Application of Electrolysis to the Rectification of Alcohols and
921
2 Electricity Applied to Meteorological Observations
930
Various Applications of Electricity
937
CHAPTER XVII
947
APPENDIX A Modern Views about Lightning Rods
959

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