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Electric Lighting and Heating Pocket Book. By SYDNEY F. WALKER.
This book puts in convenient form useful information regarding the apparatus which is likely to be attached to the mains of an electrical company. Tables of units and equivalents are included and useful electrical laws and formulas are stated. 438 pages, 300 engravings. Bound in leather. Pocket book form. Price
Electric Wiring, Diagrams and Switchboards. By NEWTON HARRISON, with
additions by THOMAS POPPE.
Electric Furnaces and their Industrial Applications. By J. WRIGHT.
This is a book which will prove of interest to many classes of people; the manufacturer who desires to know what product can be manufactured successfully in the electric furnace, the chemist who wishes to post himself on the electro-chemistry, and the student of science who merely looks into the subject from curiosity. New, Revised and Enlarged Edition. 320 pages. Fully illustrated, cloth. Price
Electric Toy Making, Dynamo Building, and Electric Motor Construetion.
By Prof. T. O'CONOR SLOANE.
to make easy the carrying out of the work. 20th Edition. Price .
Electricity Simplified. By Prof. T. O'CONOR SLOANE.
The object of "Electricity Simplified" is to make the subject as plain as possible and to show what the modern conception of electricity is; to show how two plates of different metal, immersed in acid, can send a message around the globe; to explain how a bundle of copper wire rotated by a steam engine can be the agent in lighting our streets, to tell what the volt, ohm and ampere are, and what high and low tension mean; and to answer the questiona that perpetually arise in the mind in this age of electricity. 13th Edition. 172 pages. Illustrated. Frice
House Wiring. By THOMAS W. POPPE.
This work describes and illustrates the actual installation of Electric Light Wiring, the manner in which the work should be done, and the method of doing it. The book can be conveniently carried in the pocket. It is intended for the Electrician, Helper and Apprentice. It solves all Wiring. Problems and contains nothing that conflicts with the rulings of the National Board of Fire Underwriters. It gives just the information essential to the Successful Wiring of a Building. Among the subjects treated are: Locating the Meter. PanelBoards. Switches. Plug Receptacles. Brackets. Ceiling Fixtures. The Meter Connections. The Feed Wires. The Steel Armored Cable System. The Flexible Steel Conduit System. The Ridig Conduit System. A digest of the National Board of Fire Underwriters rules relating to metallic wiring systems. Various switching arrangements explained and diagrammed The easiest method of testing the Three- and Four-way circuits explained. The grounding of all metallic wiring systems and the reason for doing so shown and explained. The insulation of the metal parts of lamp fixtures and the reason for the same described and illustrated.
2nd Edition, revised and enlarged. Fully illustrated. Flexible cloth. Price
How to Become a Successful Electrician. By Prof. T. O'CONOR SLOANE.
Every young man who wishes to become a successful electrician should read this book. It tells in simple language the surest and easiest way to become a successful electrician. The studies to be followed, methods of work, field of operation and the requirements of the successful electrician are pointed out and fully explained. Every young engineer will find this an excellent stepping stone to more advanced works on electricity which he must master before success can be attained. Many young men become discouraged at the very outstart by attempting to read and study books that are far beyond their comprehension. This book serves as the connecting link between the rudiments taught in the public schools and the real study of electricity. It is interesting from cover to cover. 18th Revised Edition, just issued. 205 pages. Illustrated. Price
Management of Dynamos. By LUMMIS-PATERSON.
A handbook of theory and practice. This work is arranged in three parts. The first part covers the elementarv theory of the dynamo. The second part, the construction and action of the different classes of dynamos in common use are described; while the third part relates to such matters as affect the practical management and working of dynamos and motors. 4th Edition. 292 pages, 117 illustrations. Price
Practical Electricity. By Prof. T. O’CONOR SLOANE.
This work of 768 pages was previously known as Sloane's Electricians' Hand Book, and is intended for the practical electrican who has to make things go. The entire field of electricity is covered within its pages. Among some of the subjects treated are: The Theory of the Electric. Current and Circuit, Electro-Chemistry, Primary Batteries, Storage Batteries, Generation and Utilization of Electric Powers, Alternating Current, Armature Winding, Dynamos and Motors, Motor Generators, Operation of the Central Station Switchboards, Safety Appliances, Distribution of Electric Light and Power, Street Mains, Transformers, Arc and Incandescent Lighting, Electric Measurements, Photometry, Electric Railways, Telephony, Bell-Wiring, Electric-Plating, Electric Heating, Wireless Telegraphy, etc. It contains no useless theory; everything is to the point. It teaches you just what you want to know about electricity. It is the standard work published on the subject. Forty-one chapters, 556 engravings. Price :
Switchboards. By WILLIAM BAXTER, JR.
This book appeals to every engineer and electrician who wants to know the practical side of things. It takes up all sorts and conditions of dynamos, connections and circuits, and shows by diagram and illustration just how the switchboard should be connected. Includes direct and alternating current boards, also those for arc lighting, incandescent and power circuits. Special treatment on high voltage boards for power transmission. 2nd Edition. 190 pages, Illustrated. Price
Standard Electrical Dictionary. By T. O'CONOR SLOANE.
An indispensable work to all interested in electrical science. Suitable alike for the student
Storage Batteries Simplified. By Victor W. Pagk, M.E.
A complete, treatise on storage battery operating principles, repairs and applications, The greatly increasing application of storage batteries in modern engineering and mechanical work has created a demand for a book that will consider this subject completely and exclusively. This is the most thorough and authoritative treatise ever published on this subject. It is written in easily understandable, non-technical language so that any one may grasp the basic principles of storage battery action as well as their practical industrial applications. All electric and gasoline automobiles use storage batteries. Every automobile repairman, dealer or salesman should have a good knowledge of maintenarice and repair of these important elements of the motor car mechanism.
This book not only tells how to charge, care for and rebuild storage batteries but also outlines all the industrial uses. Learn how they run street cars, locomotives and factory trucks. Get an understanding of the important functions they perform in submarine boats, isolated lighting plants, railway switch and signal systems, marine applications, etc. This book tells how they are used in central station standby service, for starting automobile motors and in ignition systems. Every practical use of the modern storage battery is outlined in this treatise. 320 pages, fully illustrated. Price $1.50
Telephone Construction, Installation, Wiring, Operation and Maintenance.
By W. H. RADCLIFFE and H. C. Cushing.
Wiring a House. By HERBERT PRATT.
Shows a house already built; tells just how to start about wiring it; where to begin; what wire to use; how to run it according to Insurance Rules; in fact, just the information yov need. Directions apply equally to a shop. 4th Edition.
Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony Simply Explained. By ALFRED P.
FACTORY MANAGEMENT, ETC.
Modern Machine Shop Construction, Equipment and Management. By
O. E. PERRIGO, M.E.
Combustion of Coal and the Prevention of Smoke. By Wm. M. BARR.
This book has been prepared with special reference to the generation of heat by the com-
Smoke Prevention and Fuel Economy. By Booth and KERSHAW.
A complete treatise for all interested in smoke prevention and combustion, being based un
GAS ENGINES AND GAS
Gas, Gasoline and Oil Engines. By GARDNER D. Hiscox. Revised by
VICTOR W. PAGÉ, M.E.
Illustrated by over 400 engravings, many specially made from engineering drawings, all in correct proportion. 650 pages, 435 engravings. Price . $2.50 net
The Gasoline Engine on the Farm: Its Operation, Repair and Uses. Ву
XENO W. PUTNAM.
WHAT IS SAID OF THIS BOOK: "Am much pleased with the book and find it to be very complete and up-to-date. I will heartily recommend it to students and farmers whom I think would stand in need of such a. work, as I think it is an exceptionally good one."—N. S. Gardiner, Prof. in Charge, Clemson Agr. College of S. C.; Dept. of Agri. and Agri. Exp. Station, Clemson College, S. C. "I feel that Mr. Putnam's book covers the main points which a farmer should know."-R. T. Burdick, Instructor in Agronomy, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
Gasoline Engines: Their Operation, Use and Care. By A. HYATT VERRILL.
The simplest, latest and most comprehensive popular work published on Gasoline Engines, describing what the Gasoline Engine is; its construction and operation; how to install it; how to select it; how to use it and how to remedy troubles encountered. Intended for Owners, Operators and Users of Gasoline Motors of all kinds. This work fully describes and illustrates the various types of Gasoline Engines used in Motor Boats, Motor Vehicles and Stationary Work. The parts, accessories and appliances are described with chapters on ignition, fuel, lubrication, operation and engine troubles. Special attention is given to the care, operation and repair of motors, with useful hints and suggestions on emergency repairs and makeshifts. A complete glossary of technical terms and an alphabetically arranged table of troubles and their symptoms form most valuable and unique features of this manual. Nearly every illustration in the book is original, having been made by the author. Every page is full of interest and value. A book which you cannot afford to be without. 275 pages, 152 specially made engravings. Price.