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The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla With special reference to his work in polyphase currents and high potential lighting

By Thomas Commerford Martin
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  • THE INVENTIONS
  • RESEARCHES AND WRITINGS
    • OF
  • NIKOLA TESLA
    • TO HIS COUNTRYMEN
      • IN EASTERN EUROPE THIS RECORD OF THE WORK ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED BY
    • NIKOLA TESLA
      • IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED
    • THE INVENTIONS
    • RESEARCHES AND WRITINGS
  • Nikola Tesla
    • WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HIS WORK IN POLYPHASE CURRENTS AND HIGH POTENTIAL LIGHTING
    • THOMAS COMMERFORD MARTIN
      • Editor The Electrical Engineer; Past-President American Institute Electrical Engineers
        • 1894 THE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER NEW YORK D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, NEW YORK.
        • Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1893 by T. C. MARTIN in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • PART I. POLYPHASE CURRENTS.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • Biographical and Introductory.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • The Tesla Rotating Magnetic Field.—Motors With Closed Conductors.—Synchronizing Motors.—Rotating Field Transformers.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • Modifications and Expansions of the Tesla Polyphase Systems.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • Utilizing Familiar Types of Generator of the Continuous Current Type.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • Method of Obtaining Desired Speed of Motor or Generator.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • Regulator for Rotary Current Motors.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • Single Circuit, Self-Starting Synchronizing Motors.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • Change From Double Current to Single Current Motor.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • Motor With "Current Lag" Artificially Secured.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • Another Method of Transformation from a Torque to a Synchronizing Motor.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • "Magnetic Lag" Motor.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • Method of Obtaining Difference of Phase by Magnetic Shielding.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • Type of Tesla Single-Phase Motor.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • Motors with Circuits of Different Resistance.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • Motor With Equal Magnetic Energies in Field and Armature.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • Motors With Coinciding Maxima of Magnetic Effect in Armature and Field.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • Motor Based on the Difference of Phase in the Magnetization of the Inner and Outer Parts of an Iron Core.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • Another Type of Tesla Induction Motor.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • Combinations of Synchronizing Motor and Torque Motor.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • Motor with a Condenser in the Armature Circuit.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • Motor with Condenser in one of the Field Circuits.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • Tesla Polyphase Transformer.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • 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.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • Introduction.—The Scope of the Tesla Lectures.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • Experiments With Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination.[1]
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency.[2]
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • On Light and Other High Frequency Phenomena.[3]
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • Tesla Alternating Current Generators for High Frequency, in Detail.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • Alternate Current Electrostatic Induction Apparatus.[6]
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • "Massage" With Currents of High Frequency.[7]
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • Electric Discharge in Vacuum Tubes.[8]
  • PART III. MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS AND WRITINGS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • Method of Obtaining Driect From Alternating Currents.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • Condensers with Plates in Oil.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
      • Electrolytic Registering Meter.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
      • Thermo-Magnetic Motors and Pyro-Magnetic Generators.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
      • Anti-Sparking Dynamo Brush and Commutator.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
      • Auxiliary Brush Regulation of Direct Current Dynamos.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
      • Improvement in the Construction of Dynamos and Motors.
    • CHAPTER XL.
      • Tesla Direct Current Arc Lighting System.
    • CHAPTER XLI.
      • Improvement in "Unipolar" Generators.
  • PART IV. APPENDIX.—EARLY PHASE MOTORS AND THE TESLA MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL OSCILLATOR.
    • CHAPTER XLII.
      • Mr. Tesla's Personal Exhibit at the World's Fair.
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
      • The Tesla Mechanical and Electrical Oscillators.
      • FOOTNOTES
    • INDEX.
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