Cotton Machinery Sketches - A Book of Illustrations of All Types of Cotton Machinery and to Accompany the Author's Book on 'Mill Management'
COTTON MACHINERY SKETCHES. PREFACE: THESE drawings are taken from the three volumes of the Authors book on Cotton Spinning. Full explanations of them will be found in these books for those wishing to become thoroughly acquainted with the subject. It is well known that teachers very seldom teach or lecture direct from text-books they use drawings, and give explanations from them adapted to the degree of knowledge the students may possess on the subject such explanation may be, therefore, general or detailed, and for this purpose textbooks are not adapted. With a book containing nothing but drawings, a teacher can take any given sketch and lecture from it independent of the Authors own description. The book will prove useful in this direction. Students can use the book as practice in sketching and for the purpose of developing their own descriptive powers in explaining a machine without being influenced by the description associated with such a drawing in a text-book. In both cases, of t
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