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Re: more newbie questions
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
>Tesla was studying the behavior/effects/uses of high-frequency, high
>voltage power transmission. After creating the first polyphase AC
>transmission system and the first AC hydroelectric system,
If this is ad rem Niagara:
Other hydroelectric systems, non Tesla, preceded
Niagara by years. Niagara (first 'phase') used Swiss
(If I Recall) turbines, with Tesla patents used in
>the induction motor, the first radio-controlled ship, and several
>dozen types of motors, meters and other devices, his ultimate
>dream was to provide worldwide electrical power, "so abundantly
>and cheaply that it wouldn't be worth metering." Unfortunately,
>his financial backers, principally J.P.Morgan, were not
>interested in the business of giving away energy that they had
>already invested millions in generating for profit and pulled the plug on
Tesla told them he was going to do wireless
communications. When they found they had been 'lied'
to, (and he didn't do the 'radio') they got a tad touchy.
If browsing the net for Tesla info, there is some, wellllll
'interesting' info out there, with little apparent connection
...the net of a million lies...
There are Many Web Sites which Say Many Things.