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Kilowatts—Your electric bill usually reads in kilowatt hours.
The power of dynamos is usually expressed in kilowatts, a kilowatt representing 1000 watts.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
In a modern water-power station that contributes to electrical supply in a large city the generator capacity is 1,200 kilowatts.
Aggregate transformer capacity over these openings will thus be 5,400 kilowatts.
In the Cañon Ferry plant, with its generators of 750 kilowatts each, the distance from floor to roof trusses is 28 feet.
At one of these plants the entire capacity of 1,200 kilowatts is in a single generator.
Three of these larger transformers have a capacity of 2,850 kilowatts, or nearly equal to that of four generators.
They range in power from 135 to 1200 kilowatts and transmit in the low- and medium-frequency bands.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ROMANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE, DONALD W. BERNIER, LYLE E. BRENNEMAN, WILLIAM GILOANE, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE
The FM stations operate exclusively in the very high frequency range and are all moderately powered at four kilowatts.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ROMANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE, DONALD W. BERNIER, LYLE E. BRENNEMAN, WILLIAM GILOANE, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE
In this case the oil system was of the gravity description, the capacity of the turbine being about 6000 kilowatts.
STEAM TURBINESHUBERT E. COLLINS

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