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Metadyne Statics

Cover Image Copyright Year: 2003
Author(s): Joseph Maximus Pestarini
Publisher: MIT Press
Content Type : Books & eBooks
Topics: Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems
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Abstract

The theory, design, and applications of a class of electrical machines, the metadyne, written by the man who first defined these devices and recognized their potentialities.

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      Frontmatter

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): i - xvi
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Half Title, Technology Press Books, Title, Copyright, Dedication, Foreword, Preface, Contents View full abstract»

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      General Rules Valid for All Metadynes

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 1
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      The theory, design, and applications of a class of electrical machines, the metadyne, written by the man who first defined these devices and recognized their potentialities. View full abstract»

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      Introduction

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 3 - 8
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Considerations Concerning Armature Windings, Isotropic and Anisotropic Machines, Considerations Concerning an Armature Carrying a Current Supplied by Two Brushes, Definition of the Metadyne View full abstract»

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      Canonical Currents

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 9 - 15
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Distribution of Currents in an Armature, Definition of Canonical Currents, Void System of Currents, Calculation of the Armature Winding Currents by Means of the Canonical Currents, Calculation of the Ampere-turns Along the Periphery of the Armature View full abstract»

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      Electromotive Force Induced in an Isotropic Metadyne

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 16 - 28
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Electromotive Forces Induced by the Magnetic Field Created by the Armature Ampere-turns, Relations Between the Coefficients Kabgh, Discussion of the Fundamental Equations of a Metadyne Without Stator Windings, Fundamental Equations of the Metadyne with Stator Windings View full abstract»

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      Main Characteristics of an Isotropic Metadyne: The Case of Absolutely Constant Speed

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 29 - 44
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Classification of the Stator Windings, General Information on Characteristics, A Metadyne Rotating at Absolutely Constant Speed, An Elementary Example of Application View full abstract»

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      Principal Characteristics of an Isotropic Metadyne: The Case of Approximately Constant Speed Due to a Regulating Device

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 45 - 55
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      This chapter contains sections titled: General Discussion, Simple Regualtor Dynamo, Regulator and Base Dynamo Set, Fundamental Characteristics View full abstract»

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      The Metadyne with Substantially Variable Speed

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 56 - 62
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Brief Recapitulation, A Metadyne Without a Regulating Device, Means for Arbitrarily Varying the Speed of a Metadyne with a Speed Moderator, Characteristic of a Metadyne Provided with a Speed Moderator View full abstract»

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      Metadynes Complete with Their External Connections

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 63 - 73
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      This chapter contains sections titled: A Classification of Metadynes that Takes into Account their External Connections, Comments on the Various Types on Metadynes, Vector Diagrams, Reactive and Nonreactive Metadynes View full abstract»

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      Quasi-Static Characteristics and Static Stability

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 74 - 83
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Quasi-Static Characteristics, Static Stability Regarding Currents and Voltages, Static Stability Regarding Speed, A Remark on Dynamic Stability View full abstract»

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      Consideration of the Anisotropic Metadyne and of the Saturated Iron

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 84 - 88
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Isotropic Metadynes with Saturated Iron, Anisotropic Metadynes with Nonsaturated Iron, General Remarks View full abstract»

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      On Commutation

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 89 - 112
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Generalities on Commutation, The Theorem on Commutation for Isotropic Machines, The First Theorem on Commutation for Anisotropic Machines, The Second Theorem on Commutation in Anisotropic Machines, Some Applications of the Three Theorems on Commutation, Action of the Stator Winding on Commutation of a Dynamo, On the Fluxes Acting on the Commutation of an Actual Dynamo, Generalizations of the Theorems for Anisotropic Machines, Device for Good Commutation in a Metadyne, Commutating Poles on Metadynes, Notes Concerning Anisotropic Metadynes View full abstract»

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      Special Cases of Metadynes

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 113
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      The theory, design, and applications of a class of electrical machines, the metadyne, written by the man who first defined these devices and recognized their potentialities. View full abstract»

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      Introduction

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 115 - 118
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      This chapter contains sections titled: General Remarks on Distribution Systems, Conventions View full abstract»

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      The Cross Transformer Metadyne at Substantially Constant Speed

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 119 - 157
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      This chapter contains sections titled: The Metadyne of Degree m = 4 with Two Nonconsecutive Brushes Carrying the Same Current, The “Cross” Transformer Metadyne, A Switching Locomotive with a Cross Transformer Metadyne, Remarks on the Tractive Effort and the Size of the Motors of the Switching Locomotive, The Behavior of the Metadyne Switching Locomotive Against Flashover, The Commutation and Armature Heating Effect in the Italians Switching Locomotive, On the Speed Stability of the Transformer Metadyne of the Italian Switching Locomotive, Ohmic Drop, Leakage Flux, and Iron Saturation in the Metadyne of the Italian Switching Locomotive View full abstract»

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      Some Transformer Metadynes of Degree m = 4

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 158 - 179
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      This chapter contains sections titled: The Cross Transformer Metadyne with Two Commutators, The Trident Transformer Metadyne, Commutation in the Trident Transformer Metadyne, The Caduceus Transformer Metadyne Operating at Constant Voltage, The Caduceus Transformer Metadyne Operating in a Loop of a Series Network View full abstract»

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      Some Generator Metadynes of Degree m = 4

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 180 - 199
      Copyright Year: 2003

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      This chapter contains sections titled: The C Generator Metadyne, The S Generator Metadyne, Consideration of Ohmic Drop and Iron Saturation, Variants of the Stator Windings, Some Simple Comments on the Metadyne Generators, Generator and Transformer Metadynes View full abstract»

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      Some Motor Metadynes of Degree m = 4

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 200 - 221
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Operation of a Dynamo in a Series Distribution System, The Alpha Motor Metadyne, Variants of the Alpha Motor Metadyne, The Theta Motor Metadyne, Variants of the Theta Motor Metadyne, The Gamma Motor Metadyne View full abstract»

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      Some Applications Using Metadynes Previously Described

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 222 - 246
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Deck Auxiliaries, A System of Cranes for Piers, The Ship Orlando, Chemical Plants. Test Bed for Oil Engines, Special Applications, A High-Voltage Metadyne for a Precipitator View full abstract»

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      Special Metadynes of Degree m = 4

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 247 - 277
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Amplifier Metadynes, Other Amplifier Metadynes, Comments on Amplifier Metadynes, The B Generator Metadyne Operating as an Amplifier Metadyne, The D Generator Metadyne, The Beta Motor Metadyne, The K Transformer or Generator Metadyne, The A Generator Metadyne View full abstract»

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      Some Applications of the Metadynes Already Described

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 278 - 308
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Alternator Voltage Control, An Amplifier Metadyne Controlling The Current of Large Direct-Current Generators, Diesel Electric Locomotives for the Illinois Central, An Amplifier Metadyne Controlling the Stator Windings of a Large Metadyne, A Diesel Electric Locomotive with a Main Generator Metadyne, A Metadyne Plant for Steel Mills View full abstract»

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      Hyperstatic Metadynes—The “Eight” Transformer Metadyne

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 309 - 340
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Fundamentals of the “Eight” Transformer Metadyne, Consideration of the Statistically Defined System, Elimination of the Void System—The Toulouse Train, Further Applications of the Eight Transformer Metadyne with Two Armature Windings, Reduction of the Void System—London Subway, Large Battery Locomotives, The Motor Coaches for the Italian State Railways View full abstract»

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      Some Metadynes of a Degree Different from 4; m ≠ 4

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 341 - 356
      Copyright Year: 2003

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      This chapter contains sections titled: The Y Metadyne, The “Spider” Transformer Metadyne, The “Hexagon” Transformer Metadyne, The “Cronos” Transformer Metadyne View full abstract»

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      The Rosacean Transformer Metadynes

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 357 - 389
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Definition, Fundamental Equations, Capital and Subservient Groups, The Clover Transformer Metadyne, The Stem and Clover Transformer Metadyne, The Cross and Clover Transformer Metadyne, The Cross and Eight Transformer Metadyne, A Rosacean Metadyne of Order m = 6, The Cross Transformer Metadyne Supplied with a Speed-Moderator Device View full abstract»

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      Pliodynes

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 390 - 405
      Copyright Year: 2003

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      This chapter contains sections titled: Definition—General Rules—An Example, Comparison of the Metadyne and Its Equivalent Pliodyne, A Case of Practical Application of a Pliodyne, Considerations on the Weight, Size, and Efficiency of a Metadyne View full abstract»

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      Glossary of Nomenclature

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 407 - 409
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      The theory, design, and applications of a class of electrical machines, the metadyne, written by the man who first defined these devices and recognized their potentialities. View full abstract»

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      Index

      Joseph Maximus Pestarini Page(s): 411 - 415
      Copyright Year: 2003

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      The theory, design, and applications of a class of electrical machines, the metadyne, written by the man who first defined these devices and recognized their potentialities. View full abstract»