Aids in Practical Geology

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C. Griffin, 1902 - Geology - 431 pages

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Page 63 - Micro-Structure of Metals and Alloys. — Economic Considerations. " No English text-book at all approaches this in the COMPLETENESS with which the most modern views on the subject are dealt with. Professor Austen's volume will be INVALUABLE, not only to the student, but also to those whose knowledge of the art is far advanced.
Page 33 - TRAVERSE TABLES: Computed to Four Places of Decimals for every Minute of Angle up to 100 of Distance. For the Use of Surveyors and Engineers. BY RICHARD LLOYD GURDEN, Authorised Surveyor for the Governments of New South Wales and Victoria, *»* Published with the Concurrence oj the Surveyors- General for New South Wales and Victoria. "Those who have experience in exact SURVEY-WORK will best know how to appreciate the enormous amount of labour represented by this valuable book.
Page 35 - A MANUAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS : Comprising the Principles of Statics and Cinematics, and Theory of Structures, Mechanism, and Machines. With Numerous Diagrams. Crown 8vo, cloth, 12s. 6d. FOURTEENTH EDITION. II. A MANUAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING : Comprising Engineering Surveys, Earthwork, Foundations, Masonry, Carpentry, Metal Work, Roads, Railways, Canals, Rivers, Waterworks, Harbours, &c.
Page 27 - GENERAL CONTENTS. Historical and Discursive. — Dock Design. — Constructive Appliances. — Materials. — Dock and Quay Walls. — Entrance Passages and Locks. — Jetties, Wharves, and Piers. — Dock Gates and Caissons. — Transit Sheds and Warehouses. — Dock Bridges. — Graving and Repairing Docks. — Working Equipment of Docks. — INDEX. " We have never seen a more profusely-illustrated treatise. It is a most important standard work, and should be in the hands of all dock and harbour...
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Page 40 - Examinations — Rise and Progress of Steam Propulsion — Development of Free Trade— Shipping Legislation, 1862 to 1875— " Locksley Hall" CaseShipmasters' Societies — Loading of Ships — Shipping Legislation, 1884 to 1894 — Statistics of Shipping.
Page 63 - CONTENTS.— The Relation of Metallurgy to Chemistry. — Physical Properties of Metals. — Alloys. — The Thermal Treatment of Metals. — Fuel and Thermal Measurements. — Materials and Products of Metallurgical Processes. — Furnaces. — Means of Supplying Air to Furnaces.
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