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A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINES - Page 279
by ANDREW URE - 1870
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 52

Industrial arts - 1850
...passing up and down the interior of the tube without eliciting the slightest manifestation of strain. An ordeal stronger still was then resorted to : a...Carmarthenshire tube, and at the end of the time, on the load bein:; removed, it was found to have caused a deflection of only four-tenths of an inch. It is remarkable...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 52

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1850
...passing up and down the interior of the tube without eliciting the slightest manifestation of strain. An ordeal stronger still was then resorted to : a...two hours in the centre of the Carmarthenshire tube, nnil at the end of the time, on the load bei nr removed, it was found to have caused a deflection of...
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The book of North Wales

Charles Frederick Cliffe - 1850
...rolled down the breeze. No sensible deflection was experienced either in going or returning. But " an ordeal stronger still was then resorted to. A train of 200 tons of coals was allowed to rest for two hours in the centre of the Caernarvonshire tube ; and at the end of the time, on the load being...
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Annual Register

History - 1851
...weight of 300 tons. This was drawn deliberately through, at the rate of from 8 to 10 miles an hour. During the passage of this experimental train through...all its weight, for two hours in the centre of the Carnarvonshire tube, and at the end of the time, on the load being removed, it was found to have caused...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of ..., Volume 92

History - 1851
...weight of 300 tons. This was drawn deliberately through, at the rate of from 8 to 10 miles an hour. During the passage of this experimental train through...all its weight, for two hours in the centre of the Carnarvonshire tube, and at the end of the time, on the load being removed, it was found to have caused...
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The Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1851
...passing up and down the interior of the tube, without eliciting the slightest manifestation of strain. An ordeal stronger still was then resorted to : a...all its weight, for two hours in the centre of the Caernarvonshire tube, and at the end of the time, on the load being removed, it was found to have caused...
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A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines: Containing a Clear ..., Volume 1

Andrew Ure - Industrial arts - 1856
...those who itood upon its top to ascertain any possible vibration, reported they could detect no Mniible deflection. An ordeal stronger still was then resorted...only four-tenths of an inch. It is remarkable that taia amount of deflection is not so much as one half hour of sunshine would produce noon the structure,...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities

Robert Chambers - 1862
...Then a coal-train of three hundred tons was driven through, and then another train of two hundred tons was allowed to rest with all its weight, for two hours, in the centre of the tube. The plates and rivets boro the test triumphantly : and thus was completed a modern wonder of...
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The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son Robert Stephenson: Comprising ...

Samuel Smiles - Locomotives - 1868 - 501 pages
...scarcely showing the slightest deflection. When, in the course of the day, a train of 200 tons of coal was allowed to rest with all its weight, for two hours, in the centre of the eastern land tube, the deflection was only four tenths of an inch, or less than that produced upon...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ...

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1883
...Then a coal-train of three hundred tons was driven through, and then another train of two hundred tons was allowed to rest with all its weight, for two hours, in the centre of the tube. The plates and rivets bore the test triumphantly ; and thus was completed a modern wonder of...
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