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Page 5 - Rates, from id. to i68s. per cwt., and containing 186,000 Direct Answers, which, with their Combinations, consisting of a single addition (mostly to be performed at sight), will afford an aggregate of 10,266,000 Answers ; the whole being calculated and designed to ensure correctness and promote despatch. By HENRY HARBEN, Accountant. Sixth Edition, carefully Corrected. Royal 8vo, strongly half-bound £1 5t. "A practical and useful work of reference for men of business generally.
Page 12 - Fire Engineering. FIRES, FIRE-ENGINES, AND FIRE BRIGADES. With a History of Fire-Engines, their Construction, Use, and Management ; Remarks on Fire-Proof Buildings, and the Preservation of Life from Fire ; Statistics of the Fire Appliances in English Towns ; Foreign Fire Systems ; Hints on Fire Brigades, &c. , &c. By CHARLES FT YOUNG, CE With numerous Illustrations, handsomely printed, 544 pp., demy 8vo, I/.
Page 11 - THE PRACTICAL ENGINEER'S HAND-BOOK. Comprising a Treatise on Modern Engines and Boilers : Marine, Locomotive and Stationary. And containing a large collection of Rules and Practical Data relating to recent Practice in Designing and Constructing all kinds of Engines, Boilers, and other Engineering work. The whole constituting a comprehensive Key to the Board of Trade and other Examinations lor Certificates of Competency in Modern Mechanical Engineering. By WALTER S. HUTTON, Civil and Mechanical Engineer,...
Page 19 - Trigonometry" in One Volume, 2s. 6d. 93. MENSURATION AND MEASURING. With the Mensuration and Levelling of Land for the Purposes of Modern Engineering. By T. BAKER, CE New Edition by E. NUGENT, CE Illustrated, is. 6d, 101.
Page 24 - This is an excellent book, and should be in the hands of all who are interested in the construction and design of medium-sized stationary engines. . . . A careful study of its contents and the arrangement of the sections leads to the conclusion that there is probably no other book like it tn this country. The volume aims at showing the results of practical experience, and it certainly may claim a complete achievement of this idea.
Page 19 - WORKSHOP COMPANION. Comprising a great variety of the most useful Rules and Formula? in Mechanical Science, with numerous Tables of Practical Data and Calculated Results for Facilitating Mechanical Operations. By WILLIAM TEMPLETON, Author of " The Engineer's Practical Assistant,
Page 28 - ... of extreme practical value to the mason, and the observations on the form of arch, the rules for ordering the stone, and the construction of the templates, will be found of considerable use. We commend the book to the engineering profession."— Building News. " Will be regarded by civil engineers as of the utmost value, and calculated to save much time and obviate many mistakes.
Page 23 - GRAPHIC AND ANALYTIC STATICS. In their Practical Application to the Treatment of Stresses in Roofs, Solid; Girders, Lattice, Bowstring, and Suspension Bridges, Braced Iron Arches and Piers, and other Frameworks. By R. HUDSON GRAHAM, CE Containing Diagrams and Plates to Scale. With numerous Examples, many taken from existing Structures. Specially arranged for Class- work in Colleges and Universities.
Page 6 - CHAIN CABLES AND CHAINS. Comprising Sizes and Curves of Links, Studs, &c., Iron for Cables and Chains, Chain Cable and Chain Making, Forming and Welding Links, Strength of Cables and Chains, Certificates for Cables, Marking Cables, Prices of Chain Cables and Chains, Historical Notes, Acts of Parliament, Statutory Tests, Charges for Testing, List of Manufacturers of Cables, &c., &c. By THOMAS W. TRAILL...