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  Electrical conductor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A conductor of a given material and volume (length x cross-sectional area) has no real limit to the current it can carry without being destroyed as long as the heat generated by the resistive loss is removed and the conductor can withstand the radial forces.
In United States, conductors are measured by American wire gauge for smaller ones, and circular mils for larger ones.
Conductors are usually surrounded by and/or supported by insulators and the insulation determines the maximum voltage that can be applied to any given conductor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Conductor_(material)   (800 words)

 Conductor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Conductor (material), a material that easily permits the flow of an electric current
Conductor (transportation), a person who sells and checks tickets on a bus, train, etc.
Conductor (British Army), a senior Warrant Officer appointment in the Royal Logistic Corps and its predecessors
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Conductor   (145 words)

The conductor, when on duty, is an operating officer in charge of one particular train and must decide all questions of movement and operation of that train in a safe and sane manner.
In handling stockmen, the conductor should try to put himself in their place and give them the same consideration he would expect if lie were traveling over a strange railroad, ignorant of conditions that enter into and affect the movement of their stock over the line and through the various terminals.
HILE a conductor may not be more important than many other employes who go to make tip the great organization that conducts the affairs of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, I firmly believe that the realization of hi; importance makes him more important to the success of the railroad.
www.ghostdepot.com /rg/library/magazine/conductor.htm   (1600 words)

Conductor takes care of confirming read access to each source file, executing the sequence of procedures in the proper order, checking the outcome of each procedure to determine if it completed successfully, and running any on-failure procedure provided in case any procedure does not complete successfully.
Conductor is not intended as a substitute for scripts, though it may be used this way.
Conductor is intended to keep the process pipeline manageable even when the procedures and processing environment become complex.
pirlwww.lpl.arizona.edu /software/Conductor.shtml   (2173 words)

 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Conductor
Most conductors feel that the baton is very important for the visibility and clarity of the beat.) By convention, certain beat patterns are used to indicate certain metrical patterns, with the first beat of each measure always shown by a downward stroke, or “downbeat,” and the last beat shown by an upward stroke.
With a good conductor — and a good orchestra — the quality of sound the orchestra produces is influenced by the qualities of the beat, by the character of the conductor's physical gestures.
A conductor does a large part of his or her work — perhaps the largest part — away from the public eye, in study and in rehearsal.
www.cso.org /main.taf?p=1,1,4,8   (2315 words)

 Dromey Technical Papers :: Conductor and Transformer Modeling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Conductor data for overhead and underground conductors is commonly obtained from a variety of sources, often without recognition of the assumptions inherent in published figures.
The GMR of a conductor is a mathematical radius assigned to the conductor that describes the equivalent magnetic flux conditions relevant to computing the inductance.
Unless the neutral conductor is to be specifically represented, which is not normally the case, the 4x4 matrix can be reduced to a 3x3 by partitioning the matrix and eliminating the neutral elements as follows.
www.dromeydesign.com /articles/Conductor_and_Transformer_Modeling.htm   (2067 words)

 Wikinfo | Conductor
Conductor (electrical) In science and engineering, a conductor is a material capable of conveying electricity or heat (conductor (heat)
Conductor (music) In music, a conductor is a person who directs performances; see conducting.
A conductor (train) is a person who sells and checks tickets on a bus, tram or train.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=conductor   (124 words)

 Calculations of a Conductor's Ampacity
Any conductor found in a conduit that is not a true neutral and as long as that conductor is not a bare or green equipment grounding conductor.
The voltage of those two ungrounded conductors being served by a neutral conductor must be at least 200 volts or more on a multi-wire feeder or branch circuit made up of two ungrounded [hot] conductors from different phases.
When counting current carrying conductors you do not need to count in your de-ration of the ampacity of a conductor, any white neutral conductors, that are carrying only the unbalanced load of two hot conductors of the same two pole circuit and installed in the same raceway.
www.selfhelpandmore.com /homewiringusa/2002/definitions/ampacity   (2230 words)

 How to Cook a Conductor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When the flames have died down to a medium inferno, place your Conductor on top of your orchestra (they won't mind as they are used to it) until it is well tanned, the hair turns back to its natural color and all of the fat has dripped out.
WARNING: Due to environmental toxins present in conductor feeding areas, such as heavy metals, oily residue from intensive PR machinery manufacture, and extraordinarily high concentrations of E.coli, cryptosporidium, and other hazardous organisms associated with animal wastes, the Departments for Conductor Decimation (DCD) recommend that the consumption of conductors be limited to one per season.
Overconsumption of conductors has been implicated in the epidemiology of a virulent condition known as "Bataan fever." Symptoms of this disorder include swelling of the brain, spasms in the extremities, delusions of competence, auditory hallucinations and excessive longevity.
paul.merton.ox.ac.uk /music/cook-a-conductor.html   (616 words)

 Music Conducting: Classroom Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All the children, conductor and "orchestra" alike, should be praised when the claps all sound at the same time.
Tell the students that one of the conductor's main jobs is to show with the baton which beat (of the measure) everyone is on.
Same setup, but with three objects for the conductor to beat time on, one directly in front, and one in front and slightly to the conductor's right, one in front and slightly to the conductor's left.
cnx.org /content/m11031/latest   (1490 words)

 MyWord.info conductor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A substance or thing which transmits electicity, heat, sound, etc. Conductors occur naturally and can be altered or shaped to fit particular needs.
The thinner the strand, the less metal is used per unit of distance, and also, the greater the number of conductors that can be fit into a particular space.
The word "conductor" with this meaning is a noun (word that shows name of a thing).
myword.info /sendword.php?conductor_1-a   (196 words)

 Conductors and Insulators
Copper is considered to be a conductor because it “conducts”; the electron current or flow of electrons fairly easily.
Copper is still the most popular material used for wires because it is a very good conductor of electrical current and it is fairly inexpensive when compared to gold and silver.
Conductors have a very low resistance to electrical current while insulators have a very high resistance to electrical current.
www.ndt-ed.org /EducationResources/HighSchool/Electricity/conductorsinsulators.htm   (456 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for conductor
One of the greatest orchestral conductors of the 20th cent., he studied music in Munich, where he grew up.
He was a composer and organist prior to his debut as a conductor at Queen's Hall in 1921.
Optimum resistance is provided by a conductor that is long, small in cross section, and of a material that conducts poorly.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=conductor   (596 words)

 Online Etymology Dictionary
1838, "material whose electrical conductivity is between that of a conductor and that of an insulator," from semi- + conductor.
Adopted by railways 1842 as a verb, 1862 as a noun, and by technicians in the sense of "electrical conductor" from 1863.
Meaning "conductor, musical director" is short for maestro di cappella (1724), lit.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=conductor   (97 words)

 Markand Thakar, Conductor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first is ninety-plus percent of the job: the conductor must come to the ensemble with a conscious understanding of how the fl marks on the page can be brought into sounds in such a way that they create the most magical experience.
In rehearsal the conductor must be constantly aware of whether or not the sounds are the most magical possible.
The conductor who has a conscious understanding of how the sounds can unfold for the most celestial, magical, exalting experience, who hears the totality of the sounds, and who is physically free to respond synchronously with those sounds, is most effective indeed.
markandthakar.com /blog   (3473 words)

 America on the Move | Conductor and engineer compare watches
The conductor was (and is today) the chief officer in charge of any train, for freight trains or passenger trains.
It was always important that the conductor and engineer kept the same time throughout a run.
Before a run, and when reporting to duty on a given day, all train operating crew (conductor, engineer, trainmen, fireman) set their watches to a 'standard clock' maintained to accurate standard time by the railroad at the office where employees signed-in each day.
americanhistory.si.edu /onthemove/collection/object_517.html   (620 words)

 Amazon.com: Conductor: Music: Comas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Comas provide a masterpiece in their third album "Conductor." Though it's reminiscent of the Shins and Modest Mouse, the Comas prove that they are the only ones on their private planet.
The DVD is labeled as Conductor: The Movie, possibly indicating that this is a concept album, but the movie doesn't really seem to have a point except to serve as a visual while you listen to the album.
What it boils down to is that Conductor is a great CD to relax to or have playing in the background, but The Comas fell into the inconsistency trap with this album and it kept the band from making something epic.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002MHEOG?v=glance   (1654 words)

 The Conductor Home Page
Conductor is a middle-ware facility for deploying adaptation agents into a network.
The Conductor run-time is deployed on nodes through a network providing support for environmental monitoring and adaptation deployment.
Conductor intercepts network connections, dynamically selects a set of adaptor agents, deploys the combination of required agents along the connection path, routes the data flow through the agents, and monitors the network conditions for changes.
lever.cs.ucla.edu /yarvis/Conductor   (438 words)

 Absolute Anime / Galaxy Express 999 / Conductor
The conductor is a rather amusing fellow, informing passengers of upcoming stops and layover times and having to fix his numbered armlet when it slides down his arm every so often.
The conductor also explains one of the rules of the three-nine: the train leaves at its scheduled time, not a second later, whether all the passengers have returned or not.
Oh dear." Yet, the conductor still conducts his business as he's supposed to, though some (like Claire) wish that he would break from his routine just once.
www.absoluteanime.com /captain_harlock/conductor.htm   (244 words)

 PlanetMath: ray class field
Definition 1   The conductor of a finite abelian extension
Note: It can be proved that there is a unique ray class field with a given conductor.
Thus we obtain a characterization of the ray class field of conductor
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Conductor3.html   (223 words)

 Data's Jokes - The Conductor's Retirement
The conductor thought for a moment, but came to the conclusion that death would surely be better than continuing on like he was.
The conductor left the building, only to be greeted by his manager and the two gorilla-sized bodyguards.
It appeared that they'd manage to kill him this time, but their fears were realised when the conductor regained consciousness as they were about to remove his body.
www.homebuilt.org /cmdrdata/jokes/03/0124.html   (927 words)

 Wheeling Symphony - Wheeling, WV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was Assistant Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Wolfgang Sawallisch for six years.
Prior to his appointment in Philadelphia he served as Assistant Conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony under the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Conductor's program.
A frequent guest conductor at the major music festivals, André Raphel Smith has led programs at the Blossom Music Festival with The Cleveland Orchestra and at the Mann Music Center with The Philadelphia Orchestra.
www.wheelingsymphony.org /musicd.html   (644 words)

 Sunopsis Data Conductor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Data Conductor generates the native code (SQL, PL/SQL, Transact-SQL, bulk loaders, etc.) needed to load data directly from the sources into the data warehouse (or other target) server, and enable data transformations to be executed in bulk mode by the target RDBMS.
Already a best-of-breed ETL solution when used on its own, Sunopsis Data Conductor is also the keystone of the Sunopsis Active Integration Platform, a unified infrastructure to streamline data and application integration projects.
Because Data Conductor eliminates both the acquisition and maintenance of a dedicated ETL server and a proprietary ETL engine, it dramatically reduces both the initial and ongoing costs, while ensuring the highest level of performance.
www.sunopsis.com /corporate/us/products/sunopsis/snps_dc.htm   (826 words)

 The Conductor Program
A conductor cannot control the fine details of dynamics, rhythmic microstructure and articulation in real time; the user of the conductor program can, and is in that way more like a live performer.
Like organists or conductors, users of the conductor program are supplying none of the acoustic energy (at least, not in any modern implementations), but they are supplying a certain amount of performance energy.
He said he'd like his students, before learning a piece on the guitar, to first learn it with the conductor program, so that they could develop their expressive concept of the piece and have that firmly in mind while they were practicing.
www.musanim.com /tapper/ConductorProgram.html   (10814 words)

 Physics Zone: Resistance in a Conductor
The cross-sectional area of a conductor (thickness) is similar to the cross section of a hallway.
The length of a conductor is similar to the length of a hallway.
The temperature of a conductor has a less obvious effect on the resistance of the conductor.
regentsprep.org /Regents/physics/phys03/bresist   (668 words)

 Przemyslaw Palka - conductor
Since 1982 Mr Palka has been a conductor and an artistic director of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences Mixed Choir in Poznan, Poland /16 prizes/.
He is also a lecturer at the course /studium/ for the conductors of the Polish origin in Koszalin, and the courses for the choir conductors in Baranovichi, Bielorussia, Bar, Ukraine, Vilnius, Lt. and Trzyniec, Czech Republik, NY USA and Workshop for Youth Orchestras in Drachten (Holland).
Since 1990 he is also a member of the Artistic Committee and the jury and since 2003 as Artistic Director of the World Festivals of Choirs of Polish Origin in Koszalin, Poland.
www.chor.amp.edu.pl /conducto.htm   (390 words)

 American Symphony Orchestra League::Conductor Preview
The National Conductor Preview (NCP) showcases up to eight conductors, carefully chosen for their talent, accomplishments, and qualifications, who are ready to assume important professional conducting responsibilities with American orchestras.
The conductors may be qualified for guest conducting engagements, a first music director position, and/or a staff conductor position with a large orchestra.
She was also named by Leonard Slatkin as one of four young conductors to conduct the National Symphony Orchestra in the final concert of the National Conducting Institute at the Kennedy Center in June 2002.
www.symphony.org /artistic/natiocon/index.shtml   (928 words)

 conductor - Offers for conductor - exporters, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesale, Traders, factories, Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The come along clamps is desighed for tensioning bared conductors, insulated conductors, earth wires, steel ropes etc....
Our conductor stringing machine include hydraulic puller and tensioner are widely used for transmission line stringing o...
Hydraulic compressor machine for conductor and earth wire joints - The compressor is implemented in press forged steel...
www.tradekey.com /ks-conductor   (368 words)

 The Philadelphia Orchestra - Conductor Laureate
Wolfgang Sawallisch became conductor laureate of The Philadelphia Orchestra in September 2003, following the culmination of his celebrated, decade-long tenure as the Orchestra’s sixth music director.
He began his conducting career in 1947 at the Opera Theater of Augsburg, where he served as vocal coach, chorus master, and conductor of ballet, opera, and concert music.
In 1953 he became the youngest conductor to lead the Berlin Philharmonic, an orchestra with which he is associated to this day.
www.philorch.org /styles/poa02e/www/conductorlaureate.html   (849 words)

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