Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Band 12

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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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Seite 175 - Memoirs and accounts of the Works and Inventions of any of the following Engineers: — Sir Hugh Middleton, Arthur Woolf, Jonathan Hornblower, Richard Trevithick, William Murdoch (of Soho), and Alexander Nimmo. Original Papers, Reports, or Designs, of these, or other eminent individuals, are particularly valuable for the Library of the Institution. The communications must be forwarded, on or before the 30th of January 1855, to the house of the Institution, No.
Seite 193 - An address delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London, on the 19th of February, 1841 ; and the announcement of the award of the Wollaston medal and donation fund for the same year.
Seite 176 - Practical Essays on subjects connected with Civil Engineering, such as Geology, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanic Arts, Statistics, Agriculture, &c.; together with Models, Drawings, or Descriptions of any new and useful Apparatus...
Seite 181 - Observations on the Temple of Serapis at Pozzuoli, near Naples, with an attempt to explain the causes of the frequent elevation and depression of large portions of the earth's surface In remote periods, and to prove that those causes continue in action at the present time; Proceedings of the Geological Society, 1847.
Seite 172 - ... the principal dimensions of the Engines and Vessels, draught of water, tonnage, speed, consumption of fuel, &c. 23. The best forms for river and seagoing Steam Vessels ; with practical examples.
Seite 398 - ... grates were commonly thought to be an unmixed good, and being generally recommended were usually adopted ; still they might be made too large ; not that their extension affected the quality of combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should be designed for the...
Seite 181 - RESULTS OF THE MAGNETICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, IN THE YEAR 1881 ; under the direction of SIB GB AIRY, KCB, and WHM CHRISTIE, MA, FRS 1888.
Seite 225 - ... and its antiseptic properties prevented putrefaction. If, then, the operation of injection was well performed, there was every reason to anticipate the perfect success of the system. He found that by forcing at least seven pounds of creosote oil into each cubic foot of timber the process was perfect.
Seite 196 - PENROSE'S (REv. JOHN) Faith and Practice ; an Exposition of the Principles and Duties of Natural and Revealed Religion. Post Svo. Ss. 6d. (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio.
Seite 194 - the Government School of Mines, and of Science applied to the Arts...

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