Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity Second Edition
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Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity Second Edition

By Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
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  • Things A Boy Should Know About Electricity
    • THINGS A BOY SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ELECTRICITY
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • TO THE READER
    • Things A Boy Should Know About Electricity
    • CHAPTER I. ABOUT FRICTIONAL ELECTRICITY.
    • CHAPTER II. ABOUT MAGNETS AND MAGNETISM.
    • CHAPTER III. HOW ELECTRICITY IS GENERATED BY THE VOLTAIC CELL.
    • CHAPTER IV. VARIOUS VOLTAIC CELLS.
    • CHAPTER V. ABOUT PUSH-BUTTONS, SWITCHES AND BINDING-POSTS.
    • CHAPTER VI. UNITS AND APPARATUS FOR ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS.
    • CHAPTER VII. CHEMICAL EFFECTS OF THE ELECTRIC CURRENT.
    • CHAPTER VIII. HOW ELECTROPLATING AND ELECTROTYPING ARE DONE.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE STORAGE BATTERY, AND HOW IT WORKS.
    • CHAPTER X. HOW ELECTRICITY IS GENERATED BY HEAT.
    • CHAPTER XI. MAGNETIC EFFECTS OF THE ELECTRIC CURRENT.
    • CHAPTER XII. HOW ELECTRICITY IS GENERATED BY INDUCTION.
    • CHAPTER XIII. HOW THE INDUCTION COIL WORKS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH, AND HOW IT SENDS MESSAGES.
    • CHAPTER XV. THE ELECTRIC BELL AND SOME OF ITS USES.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE TELEPHONE, AND HOW IT TRANSMITS SPEECH.
    • CHAPTER XVII. HOW ELECTRICITY IS GENERATED BY DYNAMOS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. HOW THE ELECTRIC CURRENT IS TRANSFORMED.
    • CHAPTER XIX. HOW ELECTRIC CURRENTS ARE DISTRIBUTED FOR USE.
    • CHAPTER XX. HOW HEAT IS PRODUCED BY THE ELECTRIC CURRENT.
    • CHAPTER XXI. HOW LIGHT IS PRODUCED BY THE INCANDESCENT LAMP.
    • CHAPTER XXII. HOW LIGHT IS PRODUCED BY THE ARC LAMP.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. X-RAYS, AND HOW THE BONES OF THE HUMAN BODY ARE PHOTOGRAPHED.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. THE ELECTRIC MOTOR, AND HOW IT DOES WORK.
    • CHAPTER XXV. ELECTRIC CARS, BOATS, AND AUTOMOBILES.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. A WORD ABOUT CENTRAL STATIONS.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. MISCELLANEOUS USES OF ELECTRICITY.
    • INDEX.
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