Researches on the Past and Present History of the Earth's Atmosphere: Including the Latest Discoveries and Their Practical Applications
C. Griffin & Company, limited, 1901 - 194 Seiten
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Seite 33 - 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 ana Victoria.
Seite 48 - ... 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...
Seite 38 - is INVALUABLE. The NAVAL ARCHITECT will find brought togetner and ready to his hand, a mass of information which he would otherwise have to seek in an almost endless variety of publications, and some of which he would possibly not be able to obtain at all elsewhere."— Steamship.
Seite 52 - Water — Ventilation and Warming — Principles of Sewage Removal — Details of Drainage ; Refuse Removal and Disposal — Sanitary and Insanitary Work and Appliances — Details of Plumbers...
Seite 47 - Ropes, Knots, Splicing, &c. — Gear, Lead and Log, &c. — Rigging, Anchors — Sailmaking — The Sails, &c. — Handling of Boats under Sail — Signals and Signalling— Rule of the Road— Keeping and Relieving Watch — Points of Etiquette — Glossary of Sea Terms and Phrases — Index. *»* The volume contains the NEW RULES OF THE ROAD. " This ADMIRABLE MANUAL, by OAPT. WILSON-BARKER of the ' Worcester,' seems to us PERFECTLY DESIGNED, and holds its place excellently in
Seite 37 - Pumps and Pump Valves — General Principles of Non-Rotative Pumping Engines — The Cornish Engine, Simple and Compound — Types of Mining Engines — Pit Work — Shaft Sinking — Hydraulic Transmission of Power in Mines — Electric Transmission of Power — Valve Gears of Pumping Engines — Water Pressure Pumping Engines — Water Works Engines — Pumping Engine Economy and Trials of Pumping Machinery — Centrifugal and other Low-Lift Pumps — Hydraulic Rams, Pumping Mains, &c.
Seite 48 - MARINE METEOROLOGY, FOR OFFICERS OF THE MERCHANT NAVY. BY WILLIAM ALLINGHAM, Joint Author of "Navigation, Theoretical and Practical." With numerous Plates, Maps, Diagrams, and Illustrations, and a facsimile Reproduction of a Page from an actual Meteorological Log-Book.
Seite 49 - The Master's Duty in relation to Pilots, Signals, Flags, and Light Dues— The Master's Duty upon Arrival at the Port of Discharge— Appendices relative to certain Legal Matters : Board of Trade Certificates, Dietary Scales, Stowage of Grain Cargoes, Load Line Begnlationa, Life-saving Appliances, Carriage of Cattle at Sea, Ac., Ac.