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Niagara Falls Original Turbines

Object Name:
turbine
turbine, hydraulic, model
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1895
Credit Line:
Gift of Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
ID Number:
315850
Accession number:
221414
Catalog number:
315850
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
Lighting A Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1275986

Do Wind Turbines Need a Rethink?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:05:37 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_c0aeafb29c87ff64f6ed7a63b81d1e51

How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:36:38 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_589dd6d125373c3cf650fb4ac5e0a605

Two Myths and One Truth About Wind Turbines

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:35:19 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_d2aa7315f24208c5615c1e353ee27860

Memoir

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3-4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1924 - 1927
Scope and Contents:
The years 1924-1927 are based on a diary kept in 1924 and part of 1925, letters to and from his mother and Willette, and memory
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref254
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Turbine Bracelet

Artist:
Zack Peabody, born New London, CT 1968  Search this
Medium:
stainless steels and titanium
Dimensions:
3/4 × 5 1/4 in. (1.9 × 13.3 cm) diam. irregular
Type:
Decorative Arts-Jewelry
Crafts
Date:
1997
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2006.33
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997, Zack Peabody
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2006.33

These Creative Wind Turbines Will Have You Rethinking What You Know About Wind Power

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:00:25 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_aa73d7495e2b5d28e3948d3ee4c709a5

Engraving of a Leffel Turbine Wheel

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Object
Date:
1886
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Visitor's Guide  Search this
Leffel Turbine Wheel  Search this
Machine Model  Search this
Metallurgy  Search this
Standard number:
95-20357
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10402

Branca Turbine Model

Maker:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Measurements:
overall-from catalog card: 6 in x 7 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 19.05 cm x 27.305 cm
overall: 6 in x 7 3/8 in x 10 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 18.7325 cm x 27.6225 cm
Object Name:
turbine
turbine, steam
turbine, steam, model
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
ca 1629
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
ID Number:
MC.308464
Catalog number:
308464
Accession number:
91736
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846172

Turbine room in Georgetown Power Station, Capital Traction Company from Electric railway journal.

Language:
English
Type:
Photographic prints
Place:
Georgetown
District of Columbia
Publication Place:
New York
Date:
1908
Publication Date:
1908-1931
Topic:
American Experience  Search this
Industry  Search this
Industrial Revolution  Search this
Turbines  Search this
Publisher:
McGraw Hill Pub. Co.
Image ID:
SIL-electricrailway421913newy_0566_crop
Catalog ID:
484258
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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See Wonder
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_68305

CGD 272 : Review of Research on Gas Turbines Carried Out at D.V.L., Garmisch

Author:
Kuhl, H  Search this
Schmidt, Fritz A. F.  Search this
Issuing body:
Deutsche Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt E.V. [DVL]  Search this
Wright Aeronautical Corporation  Search this
United States Navy. Bureau of Aeronautics. Aeronautical Engine Laboratory [AEL]  Search this
United States. Navy. Bureau of Ships [NavShips]  Search this
Translator:
Weekley, W. G.  Search this
Extent:
78 Frames
Container:
Reel 9, Item 10
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Frames
Date:
June 1946
Documents:
NavShipsHIPS 250-33b, June 1946. [Volume 7 of a series of articles on compressor and fan design by German Engineers]

Part A : H. Kuhl, "Investigations Into Governing TL [Turbo-Jet] and PTL [Propeller-Turbo-Jet] Engines," WAC Engineering translation 6. Translated by W. G. Weekley (Wright Aeronautical Corp) for AEL from "Untersuchungen uber diue Regelung vin TL- und PTL-Triebwerken, von H. Kuhl, DVL," July 1944.

Part B : Fritz A. F. Schmidt, "Report on Turbo-Jet Research of the DVL-Garmisch Group," WAC Engineering translation 8. Translated by W. G. Weekley (Wright Aeronautiucal Corp) for AEL from "Bericht uber den Teil der Arbeiten der Dutschen Versuchsanstalt for Luftfahrt Garmisch etc," June 26, 1945.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm, Acc. XXXX.0408, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0408-ref672

Articles written by Joseph Mountain

Collection Creator:
Mountain, Joseph D., 1902-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1932
Scope and Contents:
"Science Finds Silver Mines in Movie Studios" February 26, 1932 "Beware the Motor Oil GYPS" May 13, 1932 "The Switch Engine of the Air" "Practical Exposure and Development" Miscellaneous Notes
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Collection Citation:
Joseph D. Mountain Collection, Acc. 1991-0079, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joseph D. Mountain Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1991-0079-ref23
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Handwritten diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref263
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Velocity stage turbines Catalog C

Author:
DE LAVAL STEAM TURBINE CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1926
Topic:
Turbines  Search this
Call number:
39794
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_302100

New American turbines Catalogue R

Author:
Dayton Globe Iron Works Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1909
Topic:
Turbines  Search this
Call number:
21848
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_204064

Mechanical-drive turbines GEA-1145A

Author:
General Electric Company  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1930
Topic:
Turbines  Search this
Call number:
34117
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_275534

Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze

Biogeographical Region:
41 - Indo-China  Search this
Collector:
Abdul Khalil  Search this
Place:
Southern Shan State, Saga, Shan, Myanmar, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
1894
Common name:
turk's turbin
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze
Barcode:
00702877
USNM Number:
369346
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Flowering plants and ferns
Myanmar Checklist
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10193316

Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze

Biogeographical Region:
41 - Indo-China  Search this
Collector:
Joseph F. Rock  Search this
Place:
Upper Chindwin Dist., Okma, Chindwin R., Myanmar, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
1 Feb 1921
Common name:
turk's turbin
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze
Barcode:
00702878
USNM Number:
1171505
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Flowering plants and ferns
Myanmar Checklist
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10193317

Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze

Microhabitat Description:
Marshy field  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
41 - Indo-China  Search this
Collector:
Robert O. Belcher  Search this
Place:
Myitkyina, Camp Landis area, Sta. 20, Kachin, Myanmar, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1945
Common name:
turk's turbin
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze
Barcode:
00702879
USNM Number:
2213245
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Flowering plants and ferns
Myanmar Checklist
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10193318

Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze

Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
Walter E. Broadway  Search this
Place:
Cayenne, vic., Cayenne, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
1 Jun 1921
Common name:
turk's turbin
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Clerodendrum indicum (L.) Kuntze
Barcode:
00633625
USNM Number:
1068662
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Flowering plants and ferns
Guiana Shield
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10717909

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