What is Electricity?

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D. Appleton & Company, 1896 - 315 pagini
The standpoint of physicists -- Measurements in electricity -- Magnetism -- The electric current -- Flow of electricity in the earth -- The voltaic cell -- The galvanometer -- The dynamo machine -- Sources of electric power -- Transformations of energy -- Alternating currents -- Transmission of power by electricity -- Self-induction -- The Leyden jar -- Step-up transformers -- Lightning -- Wave motion -- Electric waves -- The electro-magnetic theory of light and the ether -- The x rays -- The sun -- What is electricity?.

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