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Página 51 - KNOW YOUR OWN SHIP. BY THOMAS WALTON, NAVAL ARCHITECT. Specially arranged to suit the requirements of Ships' Officers, Shipowners, Superintendents, Draughtsmen, Engineers, and Others. This work explains, in a simple manner, such important subjects as: — Displacement. — Deadweight.— Tonnage.— Freeboard. —Moments. — Buoyancy.— Strain Structure.— Stability.— Rolling.— Ballasting. — Loading. — Shifting Cargoes. — Admission of Water.— Sail Area.
Página 41 - Micro-Structure of Metals and Alloys. — Economic Considerations. " No English text-book at all approaches this in the COMPLETENESS with which the most modern views on the subject are dealt with. Professor Austen's volume will be INVALUABLE, not only to the student, but also to those whose knowledge of the art is far advanced.
Página 19 - ... Those who have experience in exact SURVEY-WORK will best know how to appreciate the enormous amount of labour represented by this valuable book. The computations enable the user to ascertain the sines and cosines for a distance of twelve miles to within half an inch, and this BY REFERENCE TO BUT ONE TABLE, in place of the usual Fifteen minute computations required.
Página 12 - GENERAL CONTENTS. — The Materials of the Earth — A Mountain Hollow —Down the Valley — Along the Shore — Across the Plains — Dead Volcanoes —A Granite Highland— The Annals of the Earth— The Surrey Hills— The Folds of the Mountains. "The FASCINATING ' OpEN-AlK STUDIES' Of PnOF. OOLE give the subject a GLOW OF ANIMATION . . . cannot fail to arouse keen interest in geology."— Geological Magazine.
Página 45 - A MANUAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING: COMPRISING THE DESIGNING, CONSTRUCTION, AND WORKING OF MARINE MACHINERY.
Página 30 - Bent Levers— The Wheel and Axle : Windlass ; Ship's Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man"— The Inclined Plane; the Screw— The Centre of Gravity of a Ship and Cargo — Relative -Strength of Rope : Steel Wire, Manilla, Hemp, Coir — Derricks and Shears — Calculation of the...
Página ii - Hand-Booh on the Production, Purification, and Testing of Illuminating Gas, and the Assay of the Bye-Products of Gas Manufacture. BY WJ ATKINSON BUTTERFIELD, MA, FIC, FOS, Formerly Head Chemist. Oaa Works, Beckton, London. E. " The BEST WORK of its kind which we have ever had the pleasure of reviewing.
Página 6 - Henry VIII.— To Death of Mary— During Elizabeth's Reign— Up to the Reign of William III.— The 18th and 19th Centuries— Institution of Examinations — Rise and Progress of Steam Propulsion — Development of Free Trade— Shipping Legislation, 1862 to 1875— " Locksley Hall" CaseShipmasters' Societies— Loading of Ships — Shipping Legislation, 1884 to 1894 — Statistics of Shipping.