Electric-Current Meter.

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Patent for an electric-current meter that measures "the amount of electricity passing over a given branch of derived or (if desired) line circuit, thereby indicating the amount of electricity used for the translating or other consuming devices in the circuit, having for its object the construction of an apparatus which will respond more accurately to the variations in the said currents and indicate more exactly upon a dial or dials provided for the purpose, the quantity of electricity which passes" (lines 10-20). The meter's range can be extended.

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[1], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Mottram, William T. November 28, 1893.

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  • Main Title: Electric-Current Meter.
  • Added Title: Electric Current Meter.

Description

Patent for an electric-current meter that measures "the amount of electricity passing over a given branch of derived or (if desired) line circuit, thereby indicating the amount of electricity used for the translating or other consuming devices in the circuit, having for its object the construction of an apparatus which will respond more accurately to the variations in the said currents and indicate more exactly upon a dial or dials provided for the purpose, the quantity of electricity which passes" (lines 10-20). The meter's range can be extended.

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[1], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Application filed May 23, 1891. Serial No. 393,391. (No model.)

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  • November 28, 1893

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  • November 28, 1893

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  • May 23, 1891

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Mottram, William T. Electric-Current Meter., patent, November 28, 1893; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173574/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.