Farm Motors: Practical Hints for Handy-Men

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Globe Pequot, 2000 - House & Home - 280 pages
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This complete guide presents the origins and mechanical principals of farm motors. Beginning with a brief introduction to the "animal as motor," the authors explain how the consumption of energy (food) results in the produciton of carbon dioxide and other products of combustion. These products, in turn, result in mechanical energy. Also included are clear explanations of the mechanics of the most popular types of farm motors, along with information on their construction.
 

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Contents

Windmills
18
Steam Boilers
37
Steam Engines
81
Gas Oil and Alcohol Engines
121
Traction Engines
156
Electrical Machinery
180
The Farm Shop
219
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