Transformer invented 75 years ago

  title={Transformer invented 75 years ago},
  author={Andrew A. Halacsy and G. H. von Fuchs},
  journal={Electrical Engineering},
Last year marked the 75th anniversary of the first commercial installation of the transformer. In this article a brief history of the) early days of the transformer's development is presented. 
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The Leakage Reactance of a Ring-Type Transformer
  • P. P. Yeh
  • Physics, Engineering
    Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Part III: Power Apparatus and Systems
  • 1961
The ring-type transformer, considered impractical for power transformation because of difficulty in construction and insulation, can now be built easily. Performance characteristics of this
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Cellulosic materials such as paper have been used in the insulation system of power transformers for a long time due to their ease of manufacture and economical as compared to other materials. But
Three-phase four-wire dstatcom with H-bridge VSC and star/delta transformer for power quality improvement
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  • L. W. Pierce
  • Physics, Engineering
    Conference Record Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference 1993
  • 1993
Thermal tests under different loading conditions are performed on a prototype 2500 kVA ventilated dry type transformer and six full size test coils with imbedded thermocouples in the windings. The
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VIII. A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field
  • J. Maxwell
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • 1865
(1) The most obvious mechanical phenomenon in electrical and magnetical experiments is the mutual action by which bodies in certain states set each other in motion while still at a sensible distance
Die Geschichte des Transformators