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Page 7 - Practical Electrical Units Popularly Explained, with numerous illustrations and Remarks. By JAMES SWINBURNE, late of JW Swan and Co., Paris, late of Brush-Swan Electric Light Company, USA i8mo, cloth, is. 6d. A Treatise on the Use of Belting for the Transmission of Power.
Page 14 - Algebra Self-Taught. By WP HIGGS, MA, D.Sc., LL.D., Assoc. Inst CE, Author of 'A Handbook of the Differential Calculus,* etc. Second edition, crown 8vo, cloth, 2s. 6d. CONTENTS : Symbols and the Signs of Operation— The Equation and the Unknown Quantity— Positive and Negative Quantities — Multiplication — Involution — Exponents— Negative Exponents — Roots, and the Use of Exponents as Logarithms — Logarithms — Tables of Logarithms and Proportionate...
Page 5 - A History of Electric Telegraphy, to the Year 1837. Chiefly compiled from Original Sources, and hitherto Unpublished Documents, by JJ FAHIE, Mem. Soc. of Tel. Engineers, and of the International Society of Electricians, Paris. Crown 8vo, cloth, gs. Spans' Information for Colonial Engineers, Edited by JT HURST.
Page 13 - A Practical Treatise on the Steam Engine, containing Plans and Arrangements of Details for Fixed Steam Engines, with Essays on the Principles involved in Design and Construction. By ARTHUR RIGG, Engineer, Member of the Society of Engineers and of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Demy 410, copiously illustrated with woodcuts and 96 plates, in one Volume, half-boun3 morocco, 2l. 2s. ; ' or cheaper edition, cloth, 2$s.
Page 5 - ... Introductory Remarks — Natural Productions — Architecture and Engineering — Topography, Trade, and Natural History — Principal Stations — Weights and Measures, etc., etc. No. 2. Southern Africa, including the Cape Colony, Natal, and the Dutch Republics. By HENRY HALL, FRGS, FRCI With Map.
Page 10 - Mining Machinery: a Descriptive Treatise on the Machinery, Tools, and other Appliances used in Mining. By GG ANDRE, FGS, Assoc. Inst. CE, Mem. of the Society of Engineers. Royal 4to, uniform with the Author's Treatise on Coal Mining, containing 182 plates, accurately drawn to scale, with descriptive text, in 2 vols., cloth, 3/.
Page 8 - Treatise on Valve-Gears, with special consideration of the Link-Motions of Locomotive Engines. By Dr. GUSTAV ZEUNER, Professor of Applied Mechanics at the Confederated Polytechnikum of Zurich. Translated from the Fourth German Edition, by Professor JF KLEIN, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. Illustrated, 8vo, cloth, 12s.
Page 9 - Carburization of Gas— Air Gas and Water Gas— Composition of Coal Gas, by Lewis Thompson. Esq. — Analyses of Gas — Influence of Atmospheric Pressure and Temperature on Gas — Residual Products — Appendix — Description of Retort Settings, Buildings, etc., etc.
Page 3 - A Descriptive Treatise on Mathematical Drawing Instruments: their construction, uses, qualities, selection, preservation, and suggestions for improvements, with hints upon Drawing and Colouring.