First published in 1940, this book describes how the power industry originated and describes the various types of machinery and equipment used in power stations up to the end of the nineteenth century, by which point the steam turbine and three-phase turbo alternator became more commonly employed. The text is also accompanied by engravings and photographs of Victorian power stations and equipment. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of public electricity supply.1887 To 1897 Continuous current Ceased Charing Cross Electricity Supply Co., Ltd. generating Maiden Lane (1887), D.c. three-wire 200/100 v. 1902 Lambeth ( 1896), D.c. 1, 000 v. 1909 Chelsea Electricity Supply Co., Ltd. Draycott Placeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Early Days of the Power Station Industry|
|Author||:||R. H. Parsons|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2015-01-29|