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Application of D-C machines to oil-weil drilling

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1 Author(s)
Hefner, B. H. ; General Motors Corporation, La Grange, Ill.

BECAUSE OF their flexibility, portability, and ease of operation, diesel-electric units are particularly well suited as power plants for drillings rigs. The diesel engine has long been recognized for its efficiency, reliability, and economy of operation. In many cases, the diesel engine has all but replaced other types of prime movers.

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American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Part II: Applications and Industry, Transactions of the  (Volume:76 ,  Issue: 6 )