William C. Strand papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains a thesis co-written by William C. Strand and Robert S. Newton. The thesis, “Test of Lighting Plant at Jonesville, Michigan,” was undertaken to determine the cost per kilowatt in terms of coal, the amount of water evaporated per unit coal, the water consumption per horse power per hour of engine use, the thermal efficiency of engine, the efficiency of engine and dynamo taken in combination, and the efficiency of the dynamo. The report contains the measurements of the boiler and the engine, the procedure to be undertaken, and its results. Finally there are several drawings of the equipment along with graphs of the data.
- 1905 - 1905
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
William C. Strand graduated from Michigan Agricultural College in 1906 with a B.S. in engineering. He then moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and became a superintendent for the Illinois Steel Warehouse Company.
Robert C. Newton became a mechanical designer after graduating in 1905 from Michigan Agricultural College with a B.S. in engineering. He then worked for Consolidated Car Heating Company while living in Schenectady, New York.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
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- William C. Strand Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- M. Louzon
- November 2006
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- Finding aid written in English.