A Treatise on Navigation by Steam

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828 - Naval art and science - 250 pages
 

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Page 53 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 41 - ... and, in order the more effectually to prevent condensation, the steam pipes should be coated with hay-bands, or saw-dust and sacking, or some bad conductor of heat, particularly if they are long or much exposed to the air.
Page 41 - Passing from the boiler we arrive at the steam-pipes, which should be sufficiently capacious, and as short as possible, to prevent too much exposure of surface to the atmosphere. They should pass from the upper part of the boiler to the steam cylinder, in a direction...
Page 32 - For a New or Improved method or methods of propelling Vessels through or on the water by the aid of Steam or other Means or Power, and which may also be applied to other purposes.
Page 50 - AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT OF THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT FOR MAKING TEMPORARY PROVISION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF LOWER CANADA l (2 & 3 Victoria, c.
Page x - In speaking of steam, as still more applicable to wary than to commercial and mercantile purposes, he says : — " There is abundant reason to believe, that it is fully felt, not only by the government itself, but by every naval officer who has bestowed the slightest attention on the subject...
Page 5 - ... by the pressure of the atmosphere upon the surface of the water in the tank, or siphoned in, as it is termed.
Page 31 - A of the cock to the pipe о o, leading down to the condenser ; consequently, so long as the steam is acting against the under side of the piston, there will be a vacuum at Y to permit it to rise. So soon as the piston has arrived near the top of the cylinder, the cock must be turned one quarter round by depressing its handle p from its present position to that shown by the dotted lines at...
Page 67 - ... regular form of a sailing vessel. According to the best authorities the following parts of a vessel of this kind should be increased in actual strength by one-fourth, viz: the keel, stern, apron or inner stern, futtocks, floor timbers, dead-wood, stern-post, transom, inner post, frame timbers, and filling timbers abreast of the engine, as should also the wales, the rudder and the rudder fastenings. The steamer should be provided with sufficient masts and sails, in case of accident to her motive...
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