Conductors

Some articles on conductors, conductor:

Lightning Rod - Structure Protectors - Protection of Electric Distribution Systems
... In overhead electric transmission (high-tension) systems, one or two lighter gauge conductors may be mounted to the top of the pylons, poles, or towers not specifically used to send electricity ... These conductors, often referred to "static", "pilot" or "shield" wires are designed to be the point of lightning termination instead of the high-voltage lines themselves ... These conductors are intended to protect the primary power conductors from lightning strikes ...
Solid - Physical Properties - Electrical
... Electrical conductors such as metals and alloys are contrasted with electrical insulators such as glasses and ceramics ... Alternatively, ions support electric current in ionic conductors ... electrical resistivity of most electrical (metallic) conductors generally decreases gradually as the temperature is lowered, but remains finite ...
Lanarkshire Orchestral Society - Conductors
... The Conductors that have led one of the bands in the society are at the time of writing Year Band Conductor 2009 Lanarkshire Third Orchestra Shona Dysart 2009 Lanarkshire Second Orchestra Jim McLean ...
Live Wire (electricity) - Cables
... Armoured cables with two rubber-insulated conductors in a flexible metal sheath were used as early as 1906, and were considered at the time a better method than open knob-and-tube wiring ... wires with rubber insulation, plus woven cotton cloth over each conductor for protection of the insulation, with an overall woven jacket, usually impregnated ... may cause hardened insulation to flake off the conductors ...
Lopez Cobos International Opera Conductors Competition
... The López-Cobos International Opera Conductors Competition, pioneer in this speciality, is held in the Teatro Real, Madrid every two years since 2006 ... The conductors conduct the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, whose members compose the jury ... The first prize implies a two-year contract as Assistant Conductor in the theater ...

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