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 for Certificates of Competency in Modern Mechanical Engineering
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Page 31 - 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. Fourth Edition, carefully Corrected. Royal 8vo, strongly half-bound, Ģi 55. " A practical and useful work of reference for men of business generally ; It Is the best...
Page iv - THE PRACTICAL ENGINEER'S HANDBOOK. 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 for Certificates of Competency in Modern Mechanical Engineering. By WALTER S. HUTTON, Civil and Mechanical Engineer,...
Page 24 - THE METALLURGY OF GOLD ; A Practical Treatise on the Metallurgical Treatment of Gold-bearing Ores. Including the Processes of Concentration and Chlorination, and the Assaying, Melting and Refining of Gold. By M. EISSLER, Mining Engineer and Metallurgical Chemist, formerly Assistant Assayer of the US Mint, San Francisco.
Page 13 - Each table is printed on a small card, which, being placed on the theodolite, leaves the hands free to manipulate the instrument — no small advantage as regards the rapidity of work.
Page 34 - ELECTRO-DEPOSITION : A Practical Treatise on the Electrolysis of Gold, Silver , Copper, Nickel, and other Metals and Alloys. With descriptions of Voltaic Batteries, Magneto and Dynamo-Electric Machines, Thermopiles, and of the Materials and Processes used in every Department of the Art, and several Chapters on Electro-Metallurgy. By ALEXANDER WATT, Author of " Electro-Metallurgy,
Page 23 - Coal and Iron. THE COAL AND IRON INDUSTRIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. Comprising a Description of the Coal Fields, and of the Principal Seams of Coal, with Returns of their Produce and its Distribution, and Analyses of Special Varieties. Also an Account of the occurrence of Iron Ores in Veins or Seams ; Analyses of each Variety ; and a History of the Rise and Progress of Pig Iron Manufacture. By RICHARD MEADE, Assistant Keeper of Mining Records. With Maps.
Page 8 - List of Contents. I. Historical Sketch of some of the means that have been adopted for the Supply of Water to Cities and Towns.— II.
Page 28 - By DIONYSIUS LARDNER, DCL, formerly Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in University College, London.