A Manual of Machine Drawing and Design - Mechanical Drawing

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Read Books, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 414 pages
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Originally published in 1903, this book is a comprehensively detailed guide to technical drawing and machine design. The authors have provided a large number of dimensioned illustrations as examples, illustrations of a great variety of machine details, many rules and tables of proportion and numerous examples showing the application of the principles of mechanics to the calculation of the proportions of parts of machines. The book is packed with illustrations and diagrams and is still of much practical use to today's draughtsman and designer. Contents: Various Principles of Mechanics; Strength and Nature of Materials Used in Machine Construction; Screws, Bolts and Nuts; Keys; Cotters; Pipes and Pipe Joints; Shafting and Shaft Couplings; Supports for Shafts; Belt Gearing; Rope Gearing; Wire-Rope Gearing; Friction Gearing; Toothed Gearing; Cranks, Cranked Shafts, and Eccentrics; Connecting-Rods; Cross-Heads and Guides; Pistons and Piston-Rods; Stuffing-Boxes; Valves; Riveted Joints; Steam Boilers; Steam Engines General Dimensions; Examples of Triple-Expansion Marine Engines; Example of Locomotive Engine.

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