A Handbook of Testing: Materials

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D. Van Nostrand Company, 1911 - Building materials - 284 pages
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Page 295 - System, the Marconi System, Telefunken System, and Poulsen System. Portable Stations. Radio-Telephony. Appendices : The Morse Alphabet. Electrical Units used in this Book. International Control of Radio-Telegraphy. Index. The startling discovery twelve years ago of what is popularly known as Wireless Telegraphy has received many no less startling additions since then. The official name now given to this branch of electrical practice is Radio-Telegraphy. The subject has now reached a thoroughly practicable...
Page 296 - Transparency and Colour. Raw materials of manufacture. Crucibles and. Furnaces for Fusion. Process of Fusion. Processes used in Working of Glass, Bottle. Blown and. Pressed. Rolled or Plate. Sheet and Crown. Coloured. Optical Glass : Nature and Properties, Manufacture. Miscellaneous Products. Appendix. Bibliography of Glass Manufacture. Index, This volume...
Page 295 - LIST OF CONTENTS : Preface. Introduction : Historical and General. Raw Rubber. Botanical Origin. Tapping the Trees. Coagulation. Principal Raw Rubbers of Commerce. PseudoRubbers. Congo Rubber. General Considerations. Chemical and Physical Properties. Vulcanization. India-rubber Plantations.. India-rubber Substitutes. Reclaimed Rubber. Washing and Drying of Raw Rubber. Compounding of Rubber. Rubber Solvents and their Recovery. Rubber Solution. Fine Cut Sheet and Articles made therefrom. Elastic Thread....
Page 296 - With 42 Illustrations. With a Chapter on Artificial Stones. By ROBERT DYKES. LIST OF CONTENTS : Introductory and Historical. Genesis of Precious Stones. Physical Properties. The Cutting and Polishing of Gems. Imitation Gems and the Artificial Production of Precious Stones. The Diamond. Fluor Spar and the Forms of Silica. Corundum, including Ruby and Sapphire. Spinel and Chrysoberyl. The Carbonates and the Felspars. The Pyroxene and Amphibole Groups. Beryl, Cordierite, Lapis Lazuli and the Garnets....
Page 292 - FCS , Prof, of Chemistry, Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Electric Power and Traction. By FH DAVIES, AMIEE Coal. By JAMES TONGE, MIME, FGS, etc. (Lecturer on Mining at Victoria University, Manchester).
Page 293 - Petroleum in America. Oil Lamps, etc. The History of Coal Gas. Calorific Value of Coal Gas and its Constituents. The History of Water Gas. Incomplete Combustion. Comparison of the Thermal Values of our Fuels, etc. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. The subject of this book has, during the last decade, assumed such importance that it is hoped this account of the history and development of the use of various forms of combustible liquids and gases for the generation of energy may do some service in its...
Page 292 - The aim of this book is to give a comprehensive view of the modern aspects of iron and steel, together with a sufficient account of its history to enable the reader to follow its march of progress. The methods of producing varieties of the metal suitable to the requirements of the engineer, foundryman and mechanician are described so that the worker may learn the history of the material he is handling. Natural Sources of Power. By ROBERT S. BALL, B.Sc., AMInst.CE With 104 Diagrams and Illustrations....

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