Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volumen12
The Institution, 1853
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Página 175 - Memoirs and accounts of the Works and Inventions of any of the following Engineers: — Sir Hugh Middleton, Arthur Woolf, Jonathan Hornblower, Richard Trevithick, William Murdoch (of Soho), and Alexander Nimmo. Original Papers, Reports, or Designs, of these, or other eminent individuals, are particularly valuable for the Library of the Institution. The communications must be forwarded, on or before the 30th of January 1855, to the house of the Institution, No.
Página 176 - Practical Essays on subjects connected with Civil Engineering, such as Geology, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanic Arts, Statistics, Agriculture, &c.; together with Models, Drawings, or Descriptions of any new and useful Apparatus...
Página 181 - 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; Proceedings of the Geological Society, 1847.
Página 172 - ... the principal dimensions of the Engines and Vessels, draught of water, tonnage, speed, consumption of fuel, &c. 23. The best forms for river and seagoing Steam Vessels ; with practical examples.
Página 398 - ... grates were commonly thought to be an unmixed good, and being generally recommended were usually adopted ; still they might be made too large ; not that their extension affected the quality of combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should be designed for the...
Página 181 - RESULTS OF THE MAGNETICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, IN THE YEAR 1881 ; under the direction of SIB GB AIRY, KCB, and WHM CHRISTIE, MA, FRS 1888.
Página 225 - ... 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 seven pounds of creosote oil into each cubic foot of timber the process was perfect.
Página 196 - PENROSE'S (REv. JOHN) Faith and Practice ; an Exposition of the Principles and Duties of Natural and Revealed Religion. Post Svo. Ss. 6d. (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio.