A Text-book on Steam and Steam Engines: Specially Arranged for the Use of Science and Art Students

C. Griffin, Limited, 1897 - 468 Seiten
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Seite 44 - It is hardly necessary to add, that anything which any insulated body, or system of bodies, can continue to furnish without limitation, cannot possibly be a material substance ; and it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the Heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be MOTION.
Seite 18 - Places Decimals for every Minute of Angle up to 100 of Distance. For the use of Surveyors and Engineers.
Seite 40 - Typical Metallurgical Processes.— 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.
Seite 32 - SKETCHES OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS IN THEIR HOMES. BY R. LLOYD PRAEGER, BA, MRIA Illustrated by Drawings from Nature by S. Rosamond Praeger, and Photographs by R. Welch.
Seite 5 - Duties and Present Position. EDUCATION : A Seaman's Education : what it should be— Present Means of Education— Hints. DISCIPLINE AND DUTY — Postscript — The Serious Decrease in the Number of British Seamen, a Matter demanding the Attention of the Nation.
Seite 37 - In order to render the work complete for the purposes of the Shipbuilder, whether at home or abroad, the Methods of Calculation introduced by Mr. FK BARNES. Mr.
Seite 32 - By the River — Along the Shingle — A Fragrant Hedgerow — A Connemara, Bog — Where the Samphire grows — A Flowery Meadow — Among the Corn (a Study in Weeds) — In the Home of the Alpines — A City Rubbish-Heap — Glossary. " A FRESH AND STIMULATING book . . . should take a high place . . . The Illustrations are drawn with much skill." — The Times. " BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED. . . . One of the HOST ACCURATE as well ai INTERESTING books of the kind we have seen."— Athenaeum.
Seite 11 - My method of lessening the consumption of steam, and consequently fuel in fire engines, consists of the following principles : first, that vessel in which the powers of steam are to be employed to work the engine, which is called the cylinder in common fire engines, and which I call the steam vessel, must, during the whole time the engine is at work, be kept as hot as the steam...
Seite 40 - STANDARD WORKS OF REFERENCE FOR Metallurgists, Mine-Owners, Assayers, Manufacturers, and all interested in the development of the Metallurgical Industries. EDITED BY Sir W. ROBERTS-AUSTEN, KCB, DCL, FRS lit Large &va.
Seite 34 - USEFUL RULES AND TABLES : For Architects, Builders, Engineers, Founders, Mechanics, Shipbuilders, Surveyors, &c. With APPENDIX for the use of ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS, By Professor JAMIESON, FRSE SEVENTH EDITION.

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