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Proceedings of the Physical Society Volume 5-6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R576
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Proceedings of the Physical Society Volume 5-6 (Paperback): Institute Of Physics and Society
Proceedings of the Physical Society Volume 5-6 (Paperback): Institute Of Physics and Society

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Proceedings of the Physical Society Volume 5-6 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 Excerpt: ... to come in contact with Dr. Werner Siemens, who at once recognized his talent. He was in May 1861 engaged upon experiments with the MaltaAlexandria cable. He was Chief Electrician during the manufacture and laying of several cables for the French Government, and in 1863-64 was sent to the Mediterranean to lay one of those cables. In 1865 he, in conjunction with Mr. Sabine, contributed a short paper to the British Association meeting. The following year, in the 'Philosophical Magazine, ' Schwendler published a valuable paper, "On the most suitable Galvanometer-Resistance to be employed in Testing with the Wheatstone Bridge," which subject, till then greatly neglected, he had taken great pains to investigate, both experimentally and mathematically. He retained his appointment with Siemens Brothers until 1868, when Colonel Robinson, the Director-General of Telegraphs in India at that time, found it was necessary for him to have the aid of an experienced electrician, in order to put uniformity into the system of Government telegraphs there. Schwendler then became Assistant Electrician to the Director-General of Telegraphs in India early in 1868, and remained in that position until the commencement of 1870. Highly appreciated for his integrity, ability, and amiability by the whole staff, he was offered by his chief a commanding position in the Government service as Chief Instructor of Indian Telegraphs; and, acting under official instructions, he, soon after his arrival in India, commenced the preparation of his now well-known 'Testing Instructions, ' for the guidance of the Staff of the Government Telegraph Department, the object in view being to facilitate the introduction and thorough understanding on the part of the officials of a rational system of...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Institute Of Physics and Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 228
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-15065-0
Barcode: 9781130150650
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-15065-8

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