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  Tesla - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Tesla, derived SI unit of magnetic flux density, symbol T. It is named after the electrical engineer Nikola Tesla.
The tesla is equal to a flux of 1...
- unit of magnetic flux density: the derived unit of magnetic flux density in the SI system, equal to a flux of one weber in an area of one square metre.
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 Tesla - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Tesla was one of the great pioneers of the use of...
Tesla, unit of measurement of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units (SI), or meter-kilogram-second units.
- unit of magnetic flux density: the derived unit of magnetic flux density in the SI system, equal to a flux of one weber in an area of one square meter.
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The "Tesla Unit" was proclaimed in the Rathaus (City Hall) of Munich on June 27, 1956 by the International Electrotechnical Commission-Committee of Action.
Tesla was born in 1856, in the Austro-Hungary province of Lika, Croatia, from Serbian parents.
Tesla studied physics and mathematics at the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria in 1875 and at the University of Prague, in the Czech Republic.
www.teslasociety.com /munich.htm   (1136 words)

 Units: T
One tesla is defined as the field intensity generating one newton of force per ampere of current per meter of conductor.
TEU is an abbreviation for "twenty-foot equivalent unit." One TEU represents the cargo capacity of a standard container 20 feet long, 8 feet wide, and (usually) a little over 8 feet high, or half the capacity of a similar container 40 feet long.
The thermal resistance of an insulating material, in thermal ohms, is the R-value (in SI units, equal to 0.1442 times the R-value in English units) divided by the thickness of the material, in meters.
www.unc.edu /~rowlett/units/dictT.html   (6889 words)

 PBS: Tesla - Master of Lightning: Discussions
Tesla was a genius because way before anybody knew or even understood the earth and what we call today the ionosphere, which is a layer of ionized particles about 80 kilometers above the earth, he conceived it, and he tried to use it to produce a variety of new concepts.
Although the Tesla unit is extensively used, and the Tesla coil which is one of his most ingenious inventions, it's also extensively used.
Tesla proposed that it might be possible to modify the weather, by using radio waves.
www.pbs.org /tesla/dis/papad.html   (960 words)

 Nikola Tesla--A Man of Comprehensive Solutions
Tesla's entire adult life was dedicated to the task of designing and improving devices for, as he put it, "the service of mankind." During Dr.
The successes that he achieved in Colorado led to Tesla's absolute conviction that wireless communication to any point on the globe was possible by the help of devices he had perfected, and set the stage for Tesla's next grand feat—establishment of an international wireless telecommunications and broadcasting facility that was to become known as Wardenclyffe.
The building was abandoned and Tesla's tower was eventually demolished during the early years of World War I. One interesting feature of Tesla's world system for global communications, had it gone into full operation, would have been its capacity to demonstrate on a limited scale the wireless transmission of electrical power.
www.teslascience.org /pages/tesla.htm   (2165 words)

 TFCBooks -- Tesla Site Glossary
The basic unit of charge, usually denoted by e, is that on the proton or the electron; that on the proton is designated as positive (+e) and that on the electron is designated as negative (-e).
A unit of electric charge defined as the amount of charge that crosses a surface in 1 second when a current of 1 absolute ampere is flowing across the surface.
The number of lines per unit of area on the inner sphere remains the same but the number of lines per unit of area on the outer sphere decreases as it recedes to infinity.
www.tfcbooks.com /mainpage/glossary.htm   (12260 words)

 What is a Tesla?
The tesla is an SI unit for measuring the strength of a magnetic field.
A weber, another SI unit, is used to measure magnetic flux, whereas the tesla is used to measure magnetic flux density, commonly understood as a magnetic field.
For example, 10 teslas is considered to be the upper limit of niobium-titanium accelerator magnets.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-tesla.htm   (342 words)

The compound derived SI unit, the tesla, abbreviated as T, is the unit for the magnetic flux density or the magnetic inductivity[?].
The unit was named in the honor of the Yugoslavian Serb electrical engineer Nikola Tesla who made several important contributions to the field of electromagnetism.
Another smaller derived unit for the magnetic flux density which was once used is gauss = 10
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/te/Tesla.html   (151 words)

 Tesla bust
A bust of the protean American inventor Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) is presented to the Cornell physics department, May 19, by John Wagner, right, a third-grade teacher from Ann Arbor, Mich. Accepting the bust is Saul Teukolsky, the Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics and Astrophysics, and department chair.
John Wagner, a 75-year-old third-grade teacher, thinks the Serbia-born Tesla is a "forgotten American scientist," and to make his point he has had cast a series of 250-pound bronze busts of Tesla, each set in Indian fl granite.
Tesla obtained the first U.S. patents in the field of polyphase AC motors (known as induction motors) and power transmission, comprising a complete system of generators, transformers, transmission lines, motors and lighting.
www.news.cornell.edu /Chronicle/04/5.27.04/Tesla_bust.html   (647 words)

 Nikola Tesla: Turbine ~ Construction plans ( by R. Hedin), "Tesla Turbomachinery" (Warren Rice)
Tesla is most widely recognized for his outstanding achievements in the fields of generation, transmission and utilization of electrical power.
The Tesla turbomachinery is distinguished by the fact that the rotor is composed of flat parallel corotating disks spaced along a shaft.
The disks are carried on throughbolts extending from a thicker masterdisk fastened to the shaft; thus the rotor is overhung.
www.rexresearch.com /teslatur/turbine3.htm   (3663 words)

 Inventor of the Week: Archive
Tesla was convinced that DC ("direct current") motors could be modified to operate without commutators---external switches that reverse the direction of the current in the rotor every 180 degrees to keep it spinning in one direction.
This made unit drives for machines possible, and allowed the more efficient AC power ("alternating current," where the rotor swings back and forth) to become the standard for most office and household appliances.
Tesla was also a pioneer in the early days of radio (invented by Guglielmo Marconi at the turn of the century).
web.mit.edu /invent/iow/tesla.html   (305 words)

 Tesla (unit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The tesla (symbol T) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux density (or magnetic induction).
The tesla, equal to one weber per square metre, was defined in 1960.
Tesla's legacy can be seen across modern civilization wherever electricity is used because of his invention of alternating current.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tesla_(unit)   (485 words)

When he had the unit connected to a metal pillar in his building and when he had it running some time, there was resonance build up enough in the surrounding buildings to cause them to shake and nearly be destroyed.
They would have happened to, if he had not stopped the unit by hitting it with a large hammer nearby to stop the resonance.
I would suggest that the Tesla unit be mounted on rubber backing to prevent vibration transfer to surrounding areas.
www.pureenergysystems.com /encyclopedia/Energy2000/tesla.htm   (611 words)

 Broadband Power Technology
Many of the units of electrical measurement quantity and expression come from the founding fathers who first postulated and discovered physical phenomena in electricity and magnetism.
Tesla's numerous contributions to the discovery, understanding, and development in the electrical art during the period dubbed "The Golden Age of Discovery," cannot be overstated.
It is fitting, then, that the august body of the Conference Generale des Poids et Mesures, the group responsible for developing SI (International System of Units,) would establish the special name of Tesla and the symbol T, to represent a new International Standard Unit for Magnetic flux density.
www.bptec.com /Tesla.html   (348 words)

 Tesla (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tesla (unit) (symbol T), SI derived unit of magnetic flux density (or magnetic inductivity), named for Nikola Tesla.
Tesla coil, a category of disruptive discharge coils, invented by Nikola Tesla.
Tesla Pančevo, [1] light bulbs manufacturers from Pančevo, Serbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tesla   (231 words)

 Tesla Motors - safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
For starters, the plug on the charging unit only becomes “live” when it is properly connected to the car and both the charging unit and the car have “talked” and agreed the connection is safe to allow the electricity to flow through it.
Tesla Motors’s engineers selected cells from a reputable Fortune 500 battery supplier that has produced billions of safe, reliable, Li-ion batteries.
None of the Tesla Roadster’s high voltage systems are accessible to accidental contact outside their protective enclosures and jacketed cables.
www.teslamotors.com /engineering/safety.php?js_enabled=0   (1251 words)

 Damn Interesting » Tesla
Tesla was hired, and worked for Edison for a time before the two engaged in the “war of currents” as equals.
Tesla wasn’t one to stay down for long; he wasted no time in conducting further research, and laid the groundwork for radio, wireless remote control, wireless power transmission, the spark plug, use of the ionosphere in manipulating radio, and many other concepts.
Teslas mother was a Croat and his father was Serb Eastern Ortodoxy priest,he was born in the central Croatian region named"Lika and Gorski Kotar" in the small mount village named "Smiljani".
www.damninteresting.com /?p=610   (5932 words)

 Tesla Memorial Society of New York (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tesla's ashes are interned in a golden sphere on permanent display at the Tesla Museum in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
Tesla built this tower to transfer electricity without wires to electrify the entire earth and to be the first broadcasting system in the world.
The Tesla Unit for magnetism was established in 1956 in the Rathaus of Munich, Germany by the International Electrotechnical Commission Committee in Action.
www.teslasociety.com.cob-web.org:8888   (5111 words)

 tesla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The unit of magnetic flux density in SI.
One tesla is one weber of magnetic flux per square meter of circuit area.
The now cancelled Superconducting Super Collider was scheduled to have magnets with a 6 tesla field, and the Large Hadronic Collider at CERN is scheduled to have 9 tesla superconducting magnets.
www.sizes.com /units/tesla.htm   (161 words)

 Tesla Technology Research -- Model 1 Coil
The base plate is 16 inches in diameter and the unit weighs approximately 25 pounds.
The newly designed Model One Tesla Coil is ideal for home use, classroom demonstrations and is powerful enough to host a wide variety of special effects and experiments.
This unit was built in 1979, as an inexpensive table top unit that would be suitable for many classroom as well as amateur experimenter's applications.
www.ttr.com /model1.html   (327 words)

 Who was Nikola Tesla?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tesla was an American physicist and electrical engineer who made the largest contributions to the development of the use of electrical alternating current.
Tesla invented the alternating current induction generator, a device that changes mechanical energy into alternating current electricity, and the Tesla coil, a transformer that changes the frequency of alternating current.
Tesla was responsible for several other revolutionary concepts in his time - please see our links page for more information.
www.teslacorp.com /who.htm   (163 words)

 Nikola Tesla Museum - Seventh room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The reconstructed model of a small ship is exhibited, with which he laid the foundation of remote control system, when he, in New York in 1898, showed how the ships and mechanical gadgets in general could be controlled on a wireless principle.
The enlarged photograph of the antenna of Tesla's "World's radiostation" which he constructed in Long Island in the vicinity of New York, testifies his farsightedness and ingenuity.
The greatest among all the recognitions, however, is the one given to him posthumously (in 1960) by the International Commision for Electrical Engineering, at its session in Philadelphia.
www.yurope.com /org/tesla/7e.htm   (286 words)

 Tesla Unit
The International Electrotechnical Commission Committee of Action in Munich, Germany, on June 27th 1956 proclaimed: "the world unit of magnetic flux density in the Giorgi system to be called "Tesla".
The Tesla Unit measures the concentration of a magnetic field, the number of field lines per square meter.
One Tesla Unit is large, equal to 10,000 gauss - a unit used in the "cgs" system of measure.
www.teslasociety.com /teslaunit.htm   (217 words)

 Invent Now | Hall of Fame | Search | Inventor Profile
Nikola Tesla invented the induction motor with rotating magnetic field that made unit drives for machines feasible and made AC power transmission an economic necessity.
Born in Smiljan Lika, Croatia, the son of a Serbian Orthodox clergyman, Tesla attended Joanneum, a polytechnic school in Graz and the University of Prague for two years.
While in technical school, Tesla became convinced that commutators were unnecessary on motors; and while with the power company he built a crude motor which demonstrated the truth of his theory.
www.invent.org /hall_of_fame/143.html   (214 words)

 Diagnostic Imaging
At the start of the third quarter, MRI was on track for a record sales year in the U.S., with 461 units sold for revenues of more than $579 million, according to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), which tallies domestic sales of imaging equipment.
With the preponderance of data submitted for machines at this level, the FDA anointed 1.5 tesla as a safe field strength, inadvertently erecting a barrier to the development of very high field strength systems.
This unit, since modified for whole-body imaging, will be a major focus at the GE booth.
www.dimag.com /webcast01/showArticle.jhtml?page=24.html   (1026 words)

 tesla concept from the Astronomy knowledge base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Next magnetic flux density unit: gauss Up: magnetic flux density unit, named derived SI unit Previous magnetic flux density unit: oersted
has definition The derived SI unit of magnetic flux density.
is an instance of magnetic flux density unit
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 Tesla Coils - Control Unit (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The most basic form of a power control unit would be an ON/OFF switch at the mains supply socket, but this would provide little protection for you and your house.
A more advanced unit would provide a variable output, with voltage and current metering and numerous safety features.
Once engaged, the contactor is held on by the ouput power but it can be de-activated at any time by hitting the EPO button or pulling the tether.
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