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The Electrical Age: being Further Everyday Marvels of Science

Nature volume 131, page 491 (08 April 1933) | Download Citation



THE variety of content of this book will appeal to those who are interested in the application of electrical science to everyday life. Mathematical methods are avoided in order to help the general reader, but the author writes with care for detail as he deals with such diverse subjects as a Sprengel pump, the measurement of time, of high and low temperatures, and the manufacture of gramophone records. The volume provides, in a very readable form, scientific descriptions of many electrical devices, with non-technical statement of underlying principles.

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