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Página 37 - The standard work on the application of water power." — Cottiers Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged. With Frontispiece, several Plates, and over 250 Illustrations. 21s, net. THE PRINCIPLES AND CONSTRUCTION OF PUMPING MACHINERY (STEAM AND WATER PRESSURE). With Practical Illustrations of ENGINES and PUMPS applied to MINING, TOWN WATER SUPPLY, DRAINAGE of Lands, &c., also Economy and Efficiency Trials of Pumping Machinery. BY HENRY DAVEY, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Institution...
Página 63 - The 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 83 - SKETCHES OF BRITISH BIRDS IN THEIR HAUNTS. BY CHARLES DIXON. The Spacious Air. — The Open Fields and Downs. — In the Hedgerows. — On Open Heath and Moor. — On the Mountains. — Amongst the Evergreens. — Copse' and Woodland. — By Stream and Pool. — The Sandy Wastes...
Página 32 - Lubricants, their Sources, Preparation, and Properties. — VI. Physical Properties and Methods of Examination of Lubricants.— VII. Chemical Properties and Methods of Examination of Lubricants.— VIII. The Systematic Testing of Lubricants by Physical and Chemical Methods.— IX. The Mechanical Testing of Lubricants.— X. The Design and Lubrication of Bearings.— XI. The Lubrication of Machinery.— INDEX. " Destined to become a CLASSIC on the subject."— Industries and Iron. " Contains practically...
Página 31 - TRAVERSE TABLES: Computed to Four Places of Decimals for every Minute of Angle up to 100 of Distance. For the Use of Surveyors and Engineers. BY RICHARD LLOYD GURDEN, Authorised Surveyor for the Governments of New South Wales and Victoria, *»* Published with the Concurrence oj the Surveyors- General for New South Wales and Victoria. "Those who have experience in exact SURVEY-WORK will best know how to appreciate the enormous amount of labour represented by this valuable book.
Página 28 - Fuels, &e., with Analyses of Gases and Amount of Evaporation, and Suggestions for the Testing of Boilers. BY BRYAN DONKIN, M.INST.CE GENERAL CONTENTS.— Classification of Different Types of Boilers.— 425 Experiments on English and Foreign Boilers with their Heat Efficiencies shown in Fifty Tables. — Fire Grates of Various Types.
Página 42 - All but the simplest explanations have, therefore, been avoided, and ANSWERS to the Exercises are given. Any person may readily, by careful study, become master of their contents, and thus lay the foundation for a further mathematical course, if desired. It is hoped that to the younger Officers of our Mercantile Marine they will be found decidedly serviceable.
Página 37 - Jacks. — Weighing Machines. — Riveters and Shop Tools. — Punching, Shearing, and Flanging Machines. — Cranes. — Coal Discharging Machines. — Drills and Cutters. — Pile Drivers, Excavators, &c. — Hydraulic Machinery applied to Bridges, Dock Gates, Wheels and Turbines. — Shields. — Various Systems and Power Installations. — Meters, &c.— INDEX. "The standard work on the application of water power.