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Electrical Power Cable Engineering, 3rd Edition by William A. Thue

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Historical Perspective of Electrical Cables

Bruce S. Bernstein and William A. Thue

CONTENTS

1.1    Development of Underground Cables

1.2    Early Telegraph Lines

1.3    Electric Lighting

1.4    Distribution of Energy for Lighting

1.5    Paper Insulated Cables

1.6    Underground Residential Distribution Systems

1.7    Extruded Dielectric Power Cables

1.8    Trouble in Paradise

1.9    Medium Voltage Cable Development

References

1.1    DEVELOPMENT OF UNDERGROUND CABLES

In order to trace the history of underground cable systems, it is necessary to examine the early days of the telegraph [1,2]. The telegraph was the first device utilizing electrical energy to become of any commercial importance and its development necessarily required the use ...

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