The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide (Google eBook)

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Lea & Blanchard, 1848 - Flour mills - 392 pages
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illustrations are at back of the book

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Contents

Of the motion of projectiles
26
Of circular motion and central forces
27
Of the centres of magnitude motion and gravity
30
Of the mechanical powers 16 Of the lever
32
General rules for computing the powers of an engine 18 Of the different kinds of levers
34
Compound levers
35
ft Calculating the power of wheel work
37
Power deereases a motion inereases No power gained by enlarging undershot waterwheel No power gained by double gearing Of the pulley Of the w...
41
Of the inclined plane 27 Of the wedge 2a Of the serew
42
Of the flywheel and its use
44
On friction
45
On the friction of different substances
47
Mechanical contrivances to reduce friction
48
Of maximums
50
Investigation of old theory 35 New theory doubted 36 True theory attempted
55
Sc lie of experiments 38 Warings theory
63
The same continued
64
Doubts respecting it 41 True theory further nought for 42 deduced
70
ARTICLE PACE 44 Maximum velocity of overshot wheels
74
Table of velocities of overshot wheels
75
Preliminary remarks on hydraulics
79
21
83
Its accordance with practice shown
84
22
87
Practical results of equal pressure
88
To find the velocity of spouting fluids
89
Water appied to act by gravity
91
Principles of overshot mills
93
23
97
25
98
Conveying water nnder valleys and over hills
100
Motion of breast and pitchback wheels
102
Calculating the power of a mill Beat
105
Theory and practice compared
107
Observations and experiments on mills in practice
111
lACX 9 10
112
18
116
19
117
On canals for conveying water to mills
118
On their size and fall
119
Of air pipes to prevent trunks from bursting
121
Smeatons experiments concerning undershot wheels
122
21
127
30
132
oversh t wheels
139
32
140
33
142
windmills
146
34
150
Of the different kinds of mills 70 Of overshot mills with a table of their proportions and powers
153
57
156
62
158
63
162
Finding the velocity of a wheel theorem for
163
Of tubmills with a similar table 72 Of breast and pitchback wheels with a table for them 73 Of overshot wheel with tables
171
Rules and calculations in regulating the motion
177
RuUs for finding the pitch circles
180
The same subject with a table
181
Measuring the contents of garners hoppers e
185
Of the different kinds of gears and forms of cogs
187
Of face gears
189
Of bevel gears
191
Of matching wheels to make the cogs wear equally
193
Of rolling Berccns and fans
194
Of gudgeons preventing their heating c
196
Buihling mill dams
199
Building milt walls
201
PART III
203
Of the elevator oonveyer hopper boy drill and descender
204
UTIOU PAGE 89 Application of the machines in manufacturing flour
208
Elevating grain from ships
211
hopperboy
234
drill
236
Utility of these machines
238
Bills of materials for their construction
240
Mills for bulling and cleaning rice
243
Explanation of the principle of grinding
247
Of the draught necessary to be given to the furrows of millstones
250
Of facing millstones
254
Of hanging do
256
Of regulating the feed and waler in grinding
258
Rule for judging of good grinding
259
Of dressing and sharpening the stones when dull
260
Of the most proper degree of fineness for flour
261
Directions for grinding wheat mixed with garlic Ate
262
Of grinding middlings over Ate
263
Of the quality of millstones to suit that of the wheat
267
Of bolting reels and cloths with directions for bolting and inspecting flour
269
The duty of the miller
272
Peculiar accidents by which mills are subject to catch fire
274
Observation on improving mills
275
Prefatory remarks
277
Undershot mills and laying on the water
280
Directions for making fori bays
281
Principle of undershot mills
282
Of breast wheels
285
Of pitchback wheels 586
286
On the motion of overshot wheels
287
Of gearing
288
Diameter of pitch circles
289
Table for overshot mills of different falls Ate c
291
Constructing undershot wheels
296
Dressing shafts
298
ARTICLE PAGE 133 Directions for constructing cogwheels
301
for making sills spurs and head blocks
303
Of the best lime for cutting and method of seasoning cogs
304
Of the little cogwheel and shaft
306
for 6xing the head blocks and hanging the wheel
307
for putting in gudgeons
308
I for bridging the spindle 141
309
for making a hoop for the millstones
310
fur grinding sand to face the stones
311
for laying out the furrows in new stones
313
for making bolting chests and reels
314
for setting bolls to go by water
315
for making bolting wheels
316
Of rollingsereens
318
Of fans
319
Of the use of draughting to build mills by
321
Directions for draughting and planning mills
322
Bills of scantling for a mill
323
Bills of iron work for do
326
Explanation of tho plates
328
Of sawmills with a table of the dimensions of flutterwheels
332
Of fullingmills
340
Management of the sawmill
342
Mr French on sawmills c
344
Rules for discovering new improvements
347
Deseription of an improved merchantmill
357
On the construction of waterwheels by W Parkin C
362
Remarks by the Editor
365
On the distance which bodies fall and the velocities acquired in consecu tive periods of time with a table
366
Comparison of different waterwheels by Mr Perkins and Mr Man waring
369
Remarks by the Editor
371
Strength and durability of the teeth of wheels
372
Of arranging the numbers of do
377
Of making patterns for castiron
378
Of malleable or wrought iron gudgeons
381
Of the bearings of shafts
383
On reaction wheels extracted from Franklin Journal
384
Definition of terms
388

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