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Allen's Dictionary of English words is the main entire survey of this sector of the English language ever undertaken. taking up 6000 words: it explains their which means: explores their improvement and offers citations that variety from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written: the ebook is filled with memorable and dazzling aspect: no matter if displaying that 'salad days' comes from Antony and Cleopatra: that 'flavour of the month' originates in Nineteen Forties American ice cream advertising: or perhaps that we've been 'calling a spade a spade' because the 16th century. Allen's Dictionary of English words is a part of the Penguin Reference Library and attracts on over 70 years of expertise in bringing trustworthy: important and transparent details to hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide – making wisdom everybody's estate.

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F. Wagner and R. D. Evans, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1933. Characteristics of Aerial fines Chapter 3 (1) The inductive reactance due to the flux within a radius of one foot from the conductor center, including the flux inside the conductor. (2) The inductive reactance due to the flux external to a radius of one foot and out to some finite distance. This concept was first given in Wagner and Evans book on Symmetrical Components2 and was suggested by W. A. ‘8 It can be shown most easily by considering a two-conductor single-phase circuit with the current flowing out in one conductor and returning in the other.

Some error results from this method but in general it is small as compared with the laborious calculations that must be made when the method of symmetrical compo. nents cannot be used. 40 Charactekics Chapter 3 of Aerial Lines Positive- and Negative-Sequence Reactance of two parallel three-phase cirParallel Circuits-When cuits are close together, particularly on the same tower, the effect of mutual inductance betjveen the two circuits is not entirely eliminated by transpositions. By referring to Fig.

0 The zero-sequence self reactance of the 66-kv line in the presence of all zero-sequence circuits is obtained by Eo letting lo be zero in the equations and solving for 7. 25 ohms per mile. r ‘_ ? ‘? (Pe :: z*= j2LOX Fig. 0 network factors. and the kva base and the networks set up as viewed from the fault. 804) (40) (50 000) =36 (& . 4% Fig. 25-Reduction of the positive-sequence positive-sequence distribution network factors. and the circuits is obtained by letting IO’ be zero and solving for Ed F.

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