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Page 55 - Health and Comfort in House Building, or Ventilation with Warm Air by Self-Acting Suction Power, with Review of the mode of Calculating the Draught in Hot- Air Flues, and with some actual Experiments.
Page 306 - BAKER. — Long-Span Railway Bridges : Comprising Investigations of the Comparative Theoretical and Practical Advantages of the various Adopted or Proposed Type Systems of Construction ; with numerous Formulae and Tables. By B. BAKER. I2mo. $1.50...
Page 301 - Hurst's is the very best of them all, without any exception. It would be useless to attempt a recapitulation of the contents, for it appears to contain almost...
Page 8 - Tables for Computing the Contents of Earthwork in the Cuttings and Embankments of Railways. By W. Macgregor.
Page 23 - Engineer of Arts and Manufactures. A Prize Essay, read before the Association of Engineers, Graduate of the School of Mines, of Liege, Belgium, at the Meeting of 1865-6. To which is added A COMPARISON OF THE RESISTING PROPERTIES OF IRON AND STEEL.
Page 25 - The Modern Practice of American Machinists and Engineers : Including the Construction, Application, and Use of Drills, Lathe Tools, Cutters for Boring Cylinders, and...
Page 27 - CONTENTS : Chap. I. How Work is Measured by a Unit, both with and without reference to a Unit of Time — Chap. 2. The Work of Living Agents, the Influence of Friction, and introduces one of the most beautiful Laws of Motion — Chap.
Page 23 - Piles to Produce Boiler Plates, and of the Weight of Piles and the Sizes of Bars to produce Sheet-iron ; the Thickness of the Bar Gauge in decimals ; the Weight per foot, and the Thickness on the Bar or Wire Gauge of the fractional parts of an inch; the Weight per sheet, and the Thickness on the Wire Gauge of Sheet-iron of various dimensions to weigh 112 Ibs.