Annual And General Meeting Of The American Institute Of Electrical Engineers

Saturday, May 9, 1891
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THE ELECTRICAL VVORLD. Annual and General Meeting of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers; The spring meetings of the Institute will beheld on May 19, 20 and 21, at its headquarters, No. 12 West Thirty- flrst Street, New York Cityl The preliminary programme as arranged by the Committee on Papers and Meetings and the Local Committee of Arrangements, is as follows : The regular monthly meeting of council will be held in the secreta.ry’s oHice at 5 P. M., May 19. The annual meeting for the presentation of reports, election of oiicers and other businesswill follow at 8 P. M. on the same date. The morning session, May 20, will assemble at 10 o‘clock, when- the following papers will be read: “The Development of the Dynamo,” by Prof. Harris J. Ryan ; “ Evolution of the Stationary Electric Motor,” by Dr. S. si Wheeler; “ Some Data Concerning the Photometry of the Arc lamp,” by Prof. E. L. Nichols. ` At the afternoon see- sion of the same day the following papers will be presented: “ A New Graphical Method of Calculating Leads for Wir- ing,T bv Carl Hering: “ Street Car Motor Design,” by H. qFI"P§arshall ; “ Some Recent Improvements in Printing Telegraphs,” by Henry Van Hoevenbergh ; “ A Proposed Electrical Equipment for the Coming Rapid Transit System of New York City," by Frank J. Sprague. The evening session will be held at Columbia College. This will consist of “Experiments with Alternating Currents of High Frequency," by Nikola Tesla. Thursday morning, May 21, the members will meet at the Crocker-Wheeler Motor Compa.ny’s factory, 430 West Fourteenth street. Afteran inspection of this _establish- ment the meeting will re-assemble at 12 West Thirty-first street, when the following papers will be read: “A New Device for the Measurement of Alternating Current Po- tential,"by Prof. Geo. S. Moler; "A Study of the Fluctua- tions of E. M. F. in the Open-Coil Armature of a Constant- Current Machine," by M. E. Thompson; “ Some Re- sults in'the practical Utilization of Electric Welding," hy Dr. F. A. C. Pen-ine. The papers to he read at the afternoon session, May 21, are: “Electric Meters,” G. W. Walker; an address by Dr. W. H. Wahl on “The A]uminium_Bmh§, lem, Retrospective and Prospective"; also a paper entitled May 9, 1891 3 4 4 vm.. XVII. No. 19. “ Shall Aluminium be ‘ Alium,"’ by Oberlin Smith. I.n connection with this subject there will be a.n exhibit oi aluminium products. Thursday evening a reception will. be tendered to the Institute by the New York Electric Club. Visits to the diiferent electrical establishments and ob- jects of interest will also be arranged for Friday, May 22, an announcement of which will be published inthe oliciai programme.