We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
Practical Calculation of Transmission Lines: For Distribution of Direct and Alternating, Currents By Means of Overhead, UnderGround, and Interior ... Light, Power, and Traction (Classic Reprint)
by:L. W. Rosenthal
This little book is offered to the engineering profession with the hope that it may be of practical help in the rapid and accurate calculation of transmission lines. I ts existence is the outcome of the belief that this field is in part barren. I ts chief mission is to substitute a direct solution for the trial method which was formerly a necessary evil....
This little book is offered to the engineering profession with the hope that it may be of practical help in the rapid and accurate calculation of transmission lines. I ts existence is the outcome of the belief that this field is in part barren. I ts chief mission is to substitute a direct solution for the trial method which was formerly a necessary evil. The arrangement of the formulas, tables and text has been dictated solely by the needs of the rapid worker. All sections except the last include the important effects of temperature and specific conductivity. The section relating to direct-current railways is novel in the form of its tables, and the methods outlined in it have been found rapid and comprehensive. The alternating-current division presents a new and original method for the solution of these problems. It is the only method known to the author which determines the size of wire directly from the volt loss in the line, and it also possesses unique features of scope, accuracy and simplicity. The chapter on single-phase railways is in accord with most of the consistent data published on the subject, although further accurate investigations of installed lines may modify to some extent the present accepted values. The author desires to call particular attention to the fallacies of some familiar methods of calculating alternating-current transmission lines which heretofore have been in common use. It will be evident from Tables 11, 28, and 36 that their results are wholly erroneous under certain practical conditions, and indicate wires which may be entirely at variance with the specified requirements. The scope of this book has been confined to methods of calculation. Hence, the most desirable limits of line losses are not discussed, but the tables are sufficiently extended to cover all cases likely to arise in practice. There is no discussion of the ch(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
Out of Stock
We're fresh out of that one today.
So sorry. Try back another time as our inventory fluctuates daily.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.