A Manual of Applied Mechanics

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C. Griffin and Company, 1888 - Mechanical engineering - 667 pages

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Page 17 - The most complete, as well as elegant and correct edition of Virgil ever published in this country.
Page 6 - FUEL AND WATER : A Manual for Users of Steam and Water. BY PROF. FRANZ SCHWACKHOFER OF VIENNA, AND WALTER R.
Page 16 - Copies of the FIRST ISSUE, giving an Account of the History, Organization, and Conditions of Membership of the various Societies, and forming the groundwork of the Series, may still be had, price 7/6. Also Copies of the Issues following.
Page 15 - AE A Manual of Marine Engineering. Comprising the Designing, Construction and Working of Marine Machinery.
Page 13 - is INVALUABLE. The NAVAL ARCHITECT will find brought togetner and ready to his hand, a mass of information which he would otherwise have to seek in an almost endless variety of publications, and some of which he would possibly not be able to obtain at all elsewhere."— Steamship.
Page 13 - MISCELLANEOUS SCIENTIFIC PAPERS. Royal 8vo. Cloth, 31s. 6d. Part I. Papers relating to Temperature, Elasticity, and Expansion of Vapours, Liquids, and Solids. Part II. Papers on Energy and its Transformations. Part III. Papers on Wave-Forms, Propulsion of Vessels, &c.
Page 11 - If PROF. SHELEY'S volume was remarkable for its originality and the breadth of its views, Mr. ETHERIDGB fully justifies the assertion made in his preface that his book differs in construction and detail from any known manual . . . Must take HIGH RANK AMONG WORKS OF REFERENCE.
Page 27 - This volume concludes Mr. Henry Mayhew's account of his researches into the crime and poverty of London. The amount of labour of one kind or other, which the whole series of his publications represents, is something almost incalculable.
Page xiii - ... which he finds in treatises on dynamics, and should make no allowance for the imperfection of his materials, his whole apparatus of beams, wheels, and ropes would soon come down in ruin, and, with all his geometrical skill, he Would be found a far inferior builder to those painted barbarians who, though they never heard of the parallelogram of forces, managed to pile up Stonehenge.

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