Bachelors Theses

Abstract

"The power plant tested for this Thesis is located at Lebanon, Missouri, on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, and belongs to the City of Lebanon. The plant consists of two Brownell horizontal tubular boilers with a shell six feet by 18 feet, and each containing 70 four-inch tubes. The stack is 36 inches in diameter and at the time of the test, was broken off so that it was about 50 feet high. The boilers were fed by a steam pump, the water passing through a Cochrane heater. The engine equipment consists of one 10 by 12 inch Fleming-Harrisburg simple high speed engine directly connected to a 50 K.V.A.2400 volt alternator making 277 r.p.m one 12 inch by 13 inch Fleming-Harrisburg simple high speed engine directly connected to a 75 K.V.A.2400 volt alternator making 277 r.p.m two 7-1/2 K.W. exciters making 1100 r.p.m. and 125 volts, which with their belts are interchangeable, one marble with board containing all necessary electrical apparatus, and one compound Dunn Laidlow Gordon two stage air compressor connected to a centrifugal water pump"-- Introduction , page 4.

Advisor(s)

McRae, Austin Lee

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Degree Name

B.S. in Mining Engineering

Publisher

Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Publication Date

1911

Pagination

37 pages, 5 plates

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (page 35) and index (pages 36-37).

Geographic Coverage

Missouri
Lebanon (Mo.)

Rights

© 1911 Roy Elliott Sprague, Germán García Lozano, and Shiv Raj, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Lighting -- Missouri -- Lebanon
Municipal lighting
Municipal water supply
Water-supply -- Missouri -- Lebanon

Thesis Number

T 269

Print OCLC #

5933633

Electronic OCLC #

858280318

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