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Issue 5 • Date May 1939

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): c1
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  • [Advertisement - Front inside cover]

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): c2
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  • [Advertisements]

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):1 - 4
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 1
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  • Highlights

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 192
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  • Enterprise and social progress

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):193 - 198
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    The test of any form of social organization is the opportunities it creates for the release and development of human energies, declares this economist. On that basis he contrasts the principle of “enterprise,” as it has operated in the United States for 150 years, with the older principle of “authority,” and predicts the outcome of the struggle between them. View full abstract»

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  • The young engineer facing tomorrow

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):199 - 201
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    “Young engineers stand the shock of adjustment to the world of work better than college men in general” View full abstract»

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  • Facsimile broadcasting in California

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 201
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    REGULAR facsimile broadcasts of a morning newspaper to 100 subscribers now are being made by the McClatchy newspapers in Sacramento and Fresno, Calif. The service, which began February 2, 1939, uses standard broadcast frequency bands to transmit signals and synchronizes senders and receivers through the interconnected facilities of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. While experiments with the e... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering schools and engineering industries

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 201
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    NO engineer can contemplate the whole field of his profession without the thrill of recognizing the leadership of science — the new knowledge which is remaking the physical world. But most of the achievements of science require the services of the engineer, whose care it is to translate facts into physical form for the use of society. View full abstract»

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  • Suggestions on seeking employment

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):202 - 205
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    Some practical suggestions that may aid the engineering graduate in becoming situated in industry. View full abstract»

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  • The federal government and research

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):205 - 207
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    Some 10,000 persons are employed in Government research work, the expenditure for which was $124,000,000 in 1937. View full abstract»

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  • Power requirements in electrochemical, electrometallurgical, and allied industries

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):208 - 216
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    Electrochemical and electrothermal processes consume electric power in such large amounts as to warrant special consideration with respect to the supply of electric energy produced to meet the growing needs of the United States. This presentation summarizes the past and present use of electric power in the electroprocessing industries, and considers the probable effect of economic trends and the d... View full abstract»

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  • News of Institute and related activities: Treasure island awaits Summer conventioners

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):217 - 219
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  • Progress reported in conference on sound measurement

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):220 - 221
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    THE conference on sound measurement held during the AIEE 1939 winter convention, under sponsorship of the subcommittee on sound of the AIEE standards committee, attracted widespread interest; the discussion was participated in by some 20 speakers, and the total attendance was well over 100. This summary report of the conference was prepared by P. L. Alger, chairman of the subcommittee. View full abstract»

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  • AIEE 17-year index now completed

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 221
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  • AIEE Yale branch honors doctor Scott

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 221
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  • 1939 AIEE year book is now available

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):221 - 222
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  • AIEE Mansfield division becomes 67th section

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 222
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  • Standards

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):222 - 223
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  • Current items from: American Engineering Council

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):223 - 224
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  • Future meetings of other societies

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 224
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  • Letters to the editor

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):224 - 225
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  • Representations of the synchronous machine

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s): 225
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  • Kirchoffs equations in a many-dimensional representative space

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):225 - 227
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  • Personal items

    Publication Year: 1939, Page(s):227 - 229
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This Periodical ceased publication in 1963. The current retitled publication is IEEE Spectrum.

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