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Magnifying transmitter – Nikola Tesla

The Colorado Springs lab possessed the largest Tesla Coil ever built, known as the “Magnifying Transmitter”. This was not identical to the classic Tesla Coil. According to accounts, Tesla managed… Read more

May 11, 2011 | Edvard

Magnifying transmitter - Nikola Tesla

Grounding on wood pole transmission structures

Preferred three-phase grounding applications on wood pole structures using grounding cluster bars are shown in figures 1 and 2. Grounding cluster bars must be positioned just below the lowest elevation… Read more

Apr 26, 2011 | Edvard

Figure 3. – Example ground cluster bar attached to wood pole

Scientist and inventor – Mihailo Pupin

Mihailo (Mihailo Idvorsky) Pupin was born in Idvor, Banat, October 9, 1854. Received his academic education at Columbia College, New York, and his scientific education at the universities of Cambridge,… Read more

Apr 11, 2011 | Edvard

Dr. Mihajlo Pupin (1854-1935), inventor and scientist

Switchboard Construction Basics For Engineers

Power distribution systems are used in every residential, commercial, and industrial building to safely control the distribution of electrical power throughout the facility. Most of us are familiar with the… Read more

Apr 09, 2011 | Edvard

Switchboard Construction - Siemens Basics

Tesla’s view on war

Tesla was opposed to wars in general. Nikola Tesla did devise protective measures that would prevent wars. Tesla found exceptions in some wars and some justifiable situations. Tesla envisioned that… Read more

Mar 25, 2011 | Edvard

Nikola Tesla's view on war

Protective Grounding Requirements

Each region shall implement procedures to ensure the adequacy of protective grounds and shall periodically review grounding practices at each facility to determine the proper size, length, and number (if… Read more

Mar 19, 2011 | Edvard

Personal Protective Ground Cable Assembly

Tesla’s death, New York Times 1943

Tesla died alone in the hotel New Yorker of heart failure, some time between the evening of January 5 and the morning of January 8, 1943. Despite selling his AC… Read more

Mar 11, 2011 | Edvard

Tesla's death, New York Times 1943