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The King of all. The Companion volume to Modern Wiring Diagrams



Contains hundreds of easy up-to-date tables covering everything on Electric
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THIS BOOK CONTAnt calculations. Trents required wand by a ver
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Tables for direct current calculations. Tables for alternating curront calculations.

These tables show at a glance the currents required with any of the systems in general use, for any voltage, efficiency, or power-factor, and by a very simple cal.

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lights under National Electrical Code." Very convenient for Contractors. Tables for calculating the most economical loss. Tables and diagrams showing the proper size of conduits to accommodate all neces

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