[NM024008], Technical Note, Arthur Edwin Kennelly, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, July 30th, 1889

Item

Abstract

"Carrying Capacity of Conductors." "Five strips of bright brush copper were suspended across the galvanometer room about 250 cms from the floor and about 24 cms apart. These strips were prepared as follows." [table of dimensions & nature of metal] "A photograph was taken by Mr Dixon [Dickson] of the entire arrangement. The temp of the air was taken by means of a thermometer suspended betneath the strips. Both in this and the preceeding experiment the air was kept as still as possible in the room by keeping the doors and windows closed. The grid was used in multipl giving 0.0121 [w]." [tables]

Date

1889-07-30

Decade

1880-1889

Identifier

NM024008

Folder Set

NM024

Title

[NM024008], Technical Note, Arthur Edwin Kennelly, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, July 30th, 1889

Microfilm ID

104:441

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University