Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 89
Vols. 39-204 (1874/75-1916/17) have a section 3 containing "Abstracts of papers in foreign transactions and periodicals" (title varies); issued separately, 1919-37, as the institution's Engineering abstracts from the current periodical literature of engineering and applied science, published outside the United Kingdom.
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Page 456 - ... easily possible for the rates to be effectively controlled by the joint efforts of the employers and the workpeople, as it is in the case of time wages. In the latter, owing to there being no definite standard, it is quite possible that the prices may be raised too high for competitive efficiency, or depressed to too low a point to recoup the workmen for the extra exertion and initiative induced by the very nature of piecework. In such work as that of rivetters, iron fitters, and platers and...
Page 458 - Mr. Mansel's and the late Mr. Froude's methods of analysing the results of Progressive Speed Trials...
Page 261 - ... awaits it. The fingers of the machine are there disengaged from it, and the taker off receives it, and disposes it upon the desk. This movement goes on without interruption ; the moment that one sheet descends from the hands of the layer on...
Page 265 - ... newspaper up an inclined plane, at the top of which they carry it down an oscillating frame which moves pendulumwise so exactly that it delivers a paper precisely at each end of its short swing on to the face of another set of running tapes, which carry it downwards on their outer face by the mere force of contact as they run.
Page 483 - He was also a Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers ; and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1901. He died on June 15, 1905, after many weeks
Page 116 - Pings of steel fitting the bore of the tube were screwed on to each end of a specimen ; these plugs were passed into the tube, the annular space around the specimen being filled in some cases with quick-burning powder and in others with gun-cotton air-spaced. On the charges being exploded through the vent the pings were driven violently out of the tube in opposite directions, each carrying one half of the specimen.
Page 259 - ... a revolving prism. The ink was applied by a roller, which rose and fell with the irregularities of the prism; and the sheet was wrapped on another prism, so formed as to meet the irregularities of the type prism. One of these machines was erected for the university of Cambridge, and was a beautiful specimen of ingenuity and workmanship ; it was, however, too complicated, and the inking was defective, which prevented its success. Nevertheless, a great point was attained ; for in this machine...
Page 261 - This movement goes on without interruption ; the moment that one sheet descends from the hands of the delivering agent, and being carried vertically downwards, begins to move horizontally, space is left for another, which he immediately supplies, and in this manner he delivers to the machine at the average rate of two sheets every five seconds, and, the same delivery taking place at each of the eight cylinders, there are sixteen sheets delivered and printed every five seconds.