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Page 300 - CONTENTS: Physical Geography of India — Building Materials — Roads — Railways — Bridges — Irrigation — River Works — Harbours — Lighthouse Buildings — Native Labour — The Principal Trees of India — Money — Weights and Measures — Glossary of Indian Terms, etc. A Practical Treatise on Casting and Founding, including descriptions of the modern machinery employed in the art.
Page 298 - It would be useless to attempt a recapitulation of the contents, for it appears to contain almost everything that anyone connected with building could require, and, best of all, made up in a •compact form for carrying in the pocket, measuring only 5 in. by 3 in., and about \ in.
Page 298 - It is no disparagement to the many excellent publications we refer to, to say that in our opinion this little pocket-book of Hurst's is the very best of them all, without any exception.
Page 307 - Screw Cutting Tables, for the use of Mechanical Engineers, showing the proper arrangement of Wheels for cutting the Threads of Screws of any required pitch, with a Table for making the Universal Gas-pipe Threads and Taps.
Page 305 - A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Starch, Glucose, Starch-Sugar, and Dextrine, based on the German of L. Von Wagner, Professor in the Royal Technical School, Buda Pesth, and other authorities.
Page 298 - CONTENTS : A complete Explanation of the London Practice. General Instructions. Order of Taking Off. Modes of Measurement of the various Trades. Use and Waste. Ventilation and Warming. Credits, with various Examples of Treatment. Abbreviations. Squaring the Dimensions.
Page 309 - BURGH. — Practical Rules for the Proportions of Modern Engines and Boilers for Land and Marine Purposes. By NP BURGH, Engineer.
Page 305 - With illustrations, 8vo, cloth, 3*. 6d. Practical Hydraulics ; a Series of Rules and Tables for the use of Engineers, etc., etc. By THOMAS Box. Fifth edition, numerous plates, post 8vo, cloth, 5*.