Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volumen12

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Institution of Civil Engineers, 1853
 

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Página 170 - The results of the use of Tubular Boilers, and of Steam at an increased pressure, for Marine and other Engines, noticing particularly the difference in weight and...
Página 180 - Beardmore, N. Hydraulic Tables, to aid the calculation of water and mill power, water supply, and drainage of Towns, and improvement of navigable rivers.
Página 191 - An address delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London, on the 19th of February, 1841 ; and the announcement of the award of the Wollaston medal and donation fund for the same year.
Página 181 - BOW, RH— A Treatise on Bracing, With its application to Bridges and other Structures of Wood or Iron. 156 illustrations. 8vo, cloth 1 50 BOWSER, Prof.
Página 179 - Results of the Magnetical and Meteorological observations, made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 4to.
Página 167 - THE COUNCIL of the Institution of Civil Engineers have awarded the following Premiums : — 1. A Telford Medal, in Silver, to Captain Mark Huish, Assoc. Inst. CE, for his paper " On Railway Accidents." 2. A Telford Medal, in Silver, to Braithwaite Poole, Assoc. Inst. CE, for his paper
Página 179 - Observations on the temple of Serapis at Pozzuoli near Naples, with an attempt to explain the causes of the frequent elevation and depression of large portions of the Earth's surface in remote periods, and to prove that those causes continue in action at the present time.
Página 223 - Creosote, was perhaps the most powerful coagulator of the aIbumen, whilst it, at the same time, furnished a. water-proof covering for the fibre, and its antiseptic properties prevented putrefaction. If then the operation of injection was well performed, there was every reason to anticipate the perfect success of the system. He found, that by forcing at least 7 Ibs. of Creosote oil into each cubic foot of timber, the process was perfect, and after exposure to wet and dry alternately, and in very unfavourable...
Página 168 - THE COUNCIL invite communications on the following, as well as other subjects, for Premiums : — 1. On the Principles upon which the Works for the Improvement of River Navigation should be conducted, and the effects of the works upon the Drainage and Irrigation of the District; including accounts of the Systems of Moveable Dams (' Barrages Mobiles') in Rivers on the Continent.
Página 355 - ... reacts on the sulphuret of sodium, giving rise to chloride of sodium and to chloride of sulphur, which is disengaged, so that the prepared coke contains less sulphur than the ordinary coke. But admitting, even, that a small portion remains, it will be in the state of sulphuret of sodium, which will not yield any of its sulphur, during combustion, but...

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