Proceedings of the American Gas Light Association ...

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Vol. 11-22 include: "United States patents relating to gas," "Current gas literature," and "New publications."

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Page 57 - ... is to be made into what is known as bread. As before said, the particles easily pack together when wet into a pasty dough which, if so baked, would defy mastication and digestion. We must contrive in some way to separate these flour particles by forcing between them air or some other gas, so as to present as large a surface as possible to the action of the digestive juices and this...
Page 318 - At the regular meeting of the Association the order of business shall be : 1. The reading of the minutes of the last meeting. 2. The address of the President. 3. The report of the Executive Committee on the management of the Association during the previous year. 4 The report of the Treasurer. 5. Reports of Special Committees.
Page 317 - The President, or in his absence one of the VicePresidents, shall preside at all meetings of the Association and its Board of Directors, and perform the ordinary functions of the presiding officer.
Page 83 - Three well-defined types of engines have been proposed — (1.) An engine drawing into its cylinder gas and air at atmospheric pressure for a portion of its stroke, cutting off communication with the outer atmosphere, and immediately igniting the mixture, the piston being pushed forward by the pressure of the ignited gases during the remainder of its stroke. The in-stroke then discharges the products of combustion.
Page 318 - The Secretary shall send notices to all members of the Association, at least thirty days before each meeting, mentioning the papers to be read and any special business to be brought before the meeting.
Page 317 - He shall give a bond to the President in such sum, and with such sureties, as shall be approved by the Executive Committee.
Page 320 - ... which shall bring them before the next regular meeting of the Association, if it shall think fit; and it shall be the duty of the Committee to do so, on the request, in writing, of any five members of the Association.
Page 86 - STROKE. the cylinder, into which the piston does not enter, and in this space the gases forming the inflammable mixture are compressed. The rise in pressure therefore commences at the beginning of the stroke instead of when the piston has travelled out. In this diagram the volume swept by the piston and the clearance space together are supposed to be equal to 2 cubic feet.
Page 9 - The minutes of the last annual meeting, having been published in the annual report, were approved as printed.
Page 197 - Jas. R. Wood, Robert Watts, Jr., Alfred C. Post, John G. Adams and HD Bulkley, of New York. On motion, the report was received, and the gentlemen named were unanimously elected officers of the association for the ensuing year. The chair then announced the following appointments in compliance with resolutions adopted at ti e morning session.

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