The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

With Special Reference to his Work in Polyphase Currents and High Potential Lighting

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Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 168,924 / 506 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.2
LoC Category: TK
Downloads: 5,029
Added to site: 2012.09.06
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Genre: Science
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s then existing, which in this country were all of high frequency.

The first full publication of his work in this direction--outside his patents--was a paper read before the American Institute of Electrical Engineers in New York, in May, 1888 (read at the suggestion of Prof. Anthony and the present writer), when he exhibited motors that had been in operation long previous, and with which his belief that brushes and commutators could be dispensed with, was triumphantly proved to be correct. The section of this volume devoted to Mr. Tesla's inventions in the utilization of polyphase currents will show how thoroughly from the outset he had mastered the fundamental idea and applied it in the greatest variety of ways.

Having noted for years the many advantages obtainable with alternating currents, Mr. Tesla was naturally led on to experiment with them at higher potentials and higher frequencies than were common or approved of. Ever pressing forward to determine in even the slightest degree the outlin

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