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Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1894 Jan-Jun: Index

Aalborg Portland Cement Works, 800

Abney, Captain, on Photometry, 455, 488, 489, 522

Access Chambers to Aqueduct, Glasgow Water Works, 603

Accident to Chester Bridge, Boston and Albany

Railroad, 51

Accident Insurance Funds in Russia, 525

Accident, Railway, at Drummuir, 622

Accounts, Engineering Cost, 1, 68, 218, 249

Adams’ Automatic Lift for Sewage, 500

Admiralty Practice (Contractors), 263

Aerial Cableway near Brighton, Proposed, 145

Agricultural Society, Royal:

833

Aveling and Porter, Spring Mounted Traction

Engine, 807

Baling Presses, Hay and Straw (G. Stephenson and Son, Newark), 843

Brick Machinery, 843

Britannia Company’s Oil Engine, 835

Bruising and Grinding Grain (Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Manchester), 843

Burgess, W. J. H., King’s Lynn, Planting and

Raising Potatoes, 843

Campbell’s Oil Engine, 835. See also 741

“ Capitaine” Oil Engine (Tolch and Co.), 835

Chaffcutter, &c. (Messrs. L. R. Knapp and Co.,

Faringdon), 843

Chaff cutters (Messrs. John Crowley and Co.,

Sheffield), 843

Churns, 846

Clarke, Chapman, and Co.’s Oil Engine, 838

Clarke’s Crank Company’s Oil Engine, 834, 839

Cooking Hay (Mr. D. A. Fyfe, Stratford), 843

Crossley’s Oil Engine, 807, 834, 838

Crowley and Co., John, Sheffield, Chaffcutters,

843

Daimler Oil Engine, 835

Digger for Cultivation (Cooper Steam Digger

Company, Limited), 842

Digging Plough (Messrs. Lloyd, Lawrence, and

Co., London), 843

Digging Potatoes, tec., 843

Disintegrator (Messrs. Christy and Norris, Chelmsford), 846

Fawcett, Mr. T. C., Leeds, Brick-Making Machine, 843

Fielding and Platt, Oil Engine, 837

Flour Milling (Mr. G. Croome, Towcester), 846

Forman, H., Derby, Forked Plough, 843

Fowler and Co.’s Steam Ploughs, 842

Fyfe, Mr. D. A., Cooking Hay, 843

Gas Engines, 833

Gas-Making Apparatus (Messrs. E Mansfield and Son, Manchester), 844

Grain Bruiser and Grinder (Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Manchester), 843

Griffin Oil Engine (Samuelson and Co.’s), 835

Grinding and Bruising Grain (Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Manchester), 843

Grob, J. M., and Co., Vertical Oil Engine, 822

Hay, Cooking (Mr. D. A. Fyfe, Stratford), 843

Hay and Straw Baling Presses (G. Stephenson and Sons, Newark), 843

Haymaking Machine (Picksley, Sims, and Co.,

Limited, Leigh), 843

Hoist, Sack (Mr. John Walter, Lowestoft), 844

Hoisting Blocks and Tackle (Pickering Company, Clerkenwell), 844

Holmes and Son, Oil Engine, 838

Hornsby and Co., Oil Engines, 775, 834

Hornsby-Akroyd Oil Engine, 839

Implements, 842

Iron and Steel Exhibit (Weardale Company, Spennymoor), 845

Knapp and Co., L. R., Faringdon, Chaff-cutters, &c., 843

Lloyd, Lawrence, and Co., Digging Plough, 843

Mellon’s Separator (Mr. Harrison Carter,

London), 846

Milling Flour (Mr. G. Croome, Towcester), 846

Oil Engines, 775, 807,808, 822, 833

Picking Stone, Machine (Messrs. Woods and

Co., Stowmarket, Suffolk), 843

Picksley, Sims, and Co., Leigh, Haymaking Machine, 843

Plough, Digging (Messrs. Lloyd, Lawrence, and Co., London), 843

Plough, Forked (H. Forman, Derby), 843

Plough, Steam (Fowler and Co., Leeds), 842

Ploughs (Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies), 843

Potato Digger (Messrs. J. Wallace and Sons,

Glasgow, 843

Potato Planting "and Raising (Mr. W. J.

Burgess, King’s Lynn), 843

“ Premier” Oil Engine (Wells Brothers), 838

Priestman’s Oil Engine, 841

Pullan and Mann, Leeds, Brick-Making Machine, 844

Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies, Ploughs, 843

Richmond and Chandler, Manchester, Grain

Bruiser and Grinder, 843

Robey Oil Engine, 808, 834, 842

Root’s Oil Engine, 838

Samuelson and Co.’s, Oil Engine, 835

Separators and Distintegrators, 846

Sieves, Operating, with Circular Motion (Messrs. E. R. and F. Turner, Ipswich), 843

Smoke Prevention (British Engineering Company, Limited, Birmingham), 845

Spring Mounted Traction Engine, 807

Steam Diggers, 842

Steam Engines, 842

Stephenson and Co., Robt., Portable Oil

Engine, 835, 842

Agricultural Society, Royal—continued. Stephenson and Son, G., Newark (Hay and Straw Baling Presses), 843 <

Stone-Picking Machine (Messrs. Woods and Co.

Stowmarket, Suffolk), 843

Tolch and Co.’s “ Capitaine” Oil Engine, 835

Traction Engines, 807

Trials of Oil Engines, 833

“ Trusty ” Oil Engine (Weyman and Hitchcock), 835

Turner, Ipswich, Operating Sieves with Circular Motion, 843

Vosper’s Oil Engine, 839. See also 647

Wallace and Son, Glasgow, Potato Digger, 843 Walter, Mr. John (Lowestoft), Sack Hoist, 844 Wells Brothers’ Premier Oil Engine, 838 Weyman and Hitchcock’s Oil Engine, 835. See also 711

Windmills, 845

Wire Fencing (Messrs. W. F. Dennis and Co.), 844

Woods and Co., Messrs. (Stowmarket, Suffolk), Stone-Picking Machine, 843

Agricultural, Trials of Self-Binding Harvesters, 20

Air, Compressed, Meter, 811

Air Engines, 739

Air Lift Pump, Pohld, 723, See Letters, Polite. &c.

Air, Phenomena in Upper, 512

Airways in Mines, Resistance of, 393

Alkali Works, Dangerous Occupations, 48

Alignment of Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works, 603

Allis and Co., E. P., Economy of Multiple-Expansion Engines, 794, 828

Allis, Milwaukee, Multiple-Expansion Pumping Engines, 32

Allotropic Modifications of Iron, 854

Alloy, Aluminium Bronze, 186

Alternate Current Electro-Magnets, 656

Alternators, Parallel Working of, 391, 455

Althouse Car Coupler, 804

Aluminium Bronze, 186

Aluminium and Steel, 270, 300

America, Electric Progress in (Mr. W. II. Preece), 171

“America” Locomotive, 645

American Car Couplers, 733, 767, 803, 833

American Colleges and Universities, 82

American Cruiser on Service, 281. See Letters, Cruisers, &c.

American v. English Railway Carriages. See Letters

American Ferry Steamer “Netherlands” (Marvel, Newburg, U.S.A.), 223

American Locomotives, 10, 43, 163, 195, 223, 257, 301, 316, 347, 385, 461, 509, 561, 644, 677, 712

American Mail Service Return, 621

American Society of Mechanical Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers

American Steam Yacht, A Fast, 655

American Type Locomotive, 163

American Universities, 222, 252

American Water-Tube Boilers, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Eoilers

American Waterways, 324

Analysis of Coal, &c., 3

Analysis of Furnace Gases, 239,299. See Marine Engine Trials

Analysis of Steel, 590

Anchorages of Suspension Bridges, 853

Anderson and Lyall's Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Anderson, Mr. Edward W., on Grafton High-Speed Engine, 538, 590, 630. See Letters, Grafton, <fcc.

Ann Arbor University, 653

Annuals, 249

Antwerp Exhibition:

50, 172, 261, 460, 618

British Section, 618

London,Chatham, and Dover Railway Arrangements, 148

Southampton Dock Exhibit, 621

April Weather, 620

Aqueduct, Barton Swing, 122. See Letters

Aqueduct, Loch Katrine. See Glasgow Water Works

Aqueduct Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works, 535, 601, 635. See also 820

Arbitration (Domination in Labour Questions), 202

Arbitration in Labour Disputes, 357, 453, 651

Arc Lighting (General Electric Company), 752

Arcs of Circle Delineator, 36

Arctic Ocean, Russian Harbour on the, 267

Arcus Hoist on Railway Hand Car, 87

Arithmometers, Calculating Machines, 543

Armament, II.M.S. “ Barfleur,” Trials (Whitworth), 358, 415

Armature, Thomson-Houston (General Electric Company), 752

Armour-Plate Trials at Indian Head, Harveyised, 788

Armour, Recent Experiments in, 375, 465, 530, 598

Armoured Cruisers, Spanish (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao), 576, 645, 711, 805

Armoured Ships. See Battleships

Arms Palace Horse Car, 195

Armstrong Gun Trials, Chilian Cruiser, 723, 746, 819

Armstrong Quick-Firing Guns, 283, 308, 346

Army Road Steam Engines, 552. See Letters, Road Engines

Arnold, Professor, on the Physical Influence of

Elements on Iron, 606, 636, 665, 695, 729

Arnold’s Method of Grinding- Metals, 588, 826

Artificers in Navy. See Letters

Artificers in the Navy, Engine-Room, 328

Artillery, Pedrazzoli Rear Sight for, 778

Artillery, Submarine (Detachable Ram), 378

Asphalte and Mineral Bitumen, 345

Asphalte Pavements, 47

Asquith Radial Drilling Machine (Halifax), 195

Assouan Dams on the Nile, 521. See 784. See Letters, Nile

Assurance Directory, Bourne’s, 249

Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao, Spanish Armoured

Cruisers, 576, 645, 711, 805

Atlantic Liner Passengers, 294

Atlantic Passenger Rate War, 554

Audibility of “Big Ben,” 658

Austria-Hungary Patent Laws, 525

Automatic Coal Gas Retort Company, Rochdale Gas Works, 41

Automatic Lift for Sewage (Adams Company, Limited), 500

Aveling and Porter’s Spring Mounted Traction Engine, 807

Bagnall, Limited, Stafford, Four-Wheel Coupled Locomotive with Baguley’s Valve Gear, 775

Baguley’s Valve Gear on Tank Locomotive (Messrs. Bagnall, Limited, Stafford), 775

Balancing of Engines and Bridge Failures. See Letters

Baldwin Locomotives, 163, 221

Baldwin’s Safety Valves, 678

Bales Car Coupler, 804

Baling Presses, Hay and Straw (G. Stephenson and Son, Newark), 843

Balloon in the World, Largest, 327

Banking in Ireland, 296

Barbette of H.M.S. “ Barfleur,” 415

“ Barfleur” (Battleship) Gun Trials (Whitworth), 358, 415

Barr Car Vestibule, 833

Barrow-in-Furness Shipbuilding, 10, 81, 87

Bars, Post-Elastic Deformation of, 621

Barton Swing Aqueduct on Manchester Canal, 122. See Letters

Bascules of Tower Bridge, 852

Basic Steel Production, 261

Battleship “ Barfleur,” Gun Trials (Whitworth), 358, 415

Battleship “ Centurion,” Gun Trials of the, 52

Battleship, First-Class, Stability, &c., 360,367,387. See Letters

Battleship “ Jaurdguiberry,” French, 662

Battleships “Resolution” and “Revenge,” Stability, Engines, &c. (Palmers Company, Jarrow), 17. See 146.- See Letters

Battleship “Royal Oak,” Machinery (Laird Brothers, Birkenhead), 514

Battleship Stability, 17. See 146. See Letters

Battleships, New, 389, 421, 424, 485, 519, 547.

See Letters, Navy

Bauxite, 443

Beare, Professor T. Hudson, on Marine Engine

Trials, 186, 212, 274. See Letters, Marine Eng hie Trials

Bearings, Expansion, for Bridges, 33

Bearings, Guide, for Railway Rod Connections, 31, 63

Bedson, Mr. J. P., on Iron and Steel Wire Manufacture, 58, 90

Belgian Government Mail Steamer “Marie Henriette” (Cockerill Company, Antwerp), 255, 313

Belgian State Railway, Triple-Boiler Locomotive (Socidtd St. Leonard, Lidge), 573

Belleville Boilers, 758

Belleville Water-Tube Boilers in “Thames”

(Forges et Chantiers, Havre), 622

Belt Power Transmission, Experiments, 186

Belted Cruiser, Spanish (Astilleros del Nervion,

Bilbao), 577, 645, 711, 805

Belting, Notes on, 36

Belting, Walton’s Link, 52

Berend Company, Pump Lubricator, 500

Berlin, Miners’ Congress at, 685

1 ‘ Berlin ” Steamer, Earle’s Company (Hook of Holland Route), 555

Bettisfield, Rear Collision at, 592

Bevel Gear, High-Speed, 428

Beyer, Peacock, and Co., Limited, Rack Railway Locomotive (Lange-Livesey System), 477

“ Big Ben,” Audibility, 658

Birmingham, Garbage Disposal, 415

Birmingham Gas Works, 447

Birmingham and the North Train Service, 155

“ Blanco Encalada,” Gunnery Trials, Chilian Cruiser, 723, 746, 819

Blast Furnaces, Capacity and Form of, 604

Blasting Subaqueous Rock, 27, 56

Blechynden Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See

Letters, Water-Tube. Boilers

“ BlUcher” Locomotive, 644

Blyth Shipbuilding, 10, 81, 87

Boiler Experiments, Steam, 774. Se Vol. Ivi., page 752

Boiler Explosion near Bristol, 556

Boiler Explosion at Buckie, 317

Boiler Explosion, German Warship “ Brandenburg,” 860

Boiler Explosion at Guildhall, Heating, 243

Boiler Explosion at Huddersfield, 824

Boiler Explosion at Leeds, 266, 272

Boiler Explosion at Middlesbrough, 743

Boiler Explosion near Walsingham, 466

Boiler Explosion, Wigan, 150

Boiler Explosions Act, Working of the, 327

Boiler Explosions, Kitchen, 170, 182. See 243.

See Letters

Boiler Furnace Grates, 185

Boiler, Kitchen, Explosions, 80, 182

Boiler and Superheater, Simpsons and McPhail’s, 244. See Letters, Generator, &c.

Boiler Tubes, Leaky, 331

Boiler, Tubulous. See Tubulous Boiler

Boiler, Tubulous, 381, 385, 430. See Letters

Boilers, Belleville, 758

Boilers, Expansion Strains in, 237

Boilers of H.M. Battleship “ Royal Oak” (Laird

Brothers, Birkenhead), 514

Boilers of H.M.S. “ Malacca,” 462

Boilers, Oil-Carrying Steamers (Messrs. Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238

Boilers, Spanish Belted Cruisers (Astilleros del

Nervion, Bilbao). See 577, 645, 711, 805

Boldi, M. A., on Covered Markets, 671

Bombay Pumping Engines, Worthington TripleExpansion (J. Simpson and Co., Limited, London), 578

Borings, Petroleum, in North Caucasus, 393

Boston, Submerged Sewer at Shirley Gut, 348

Boulet and Company’s Land Dredger (Paris), 123, 126

Boulogne and Thames Excursion Steamer “La Marguerite ” (Fairfield Company), 857

Brake, A Modified Prony, 67

Brake Patents, The New York Air Brake Company, 21

Brake Patents, Westinghouse, in America, 21

“ Brandenburg ” Explosion, 860

Brazil’s Affairs, 818

Breaking Down Point of Iron and Steel, 50

Breakwater, Copenhagen, 93

Breakwaters and Sea Defences in Italy, 179, 302, 337

Breech Mechanism, Fletcher Rapid-Fire, 740

Breuer-Schumacher 1200-Ton Hydraulic Forging

Press, 241

Brick Machinery, 843

Bridge at Brisbane, Proposed New, 297

Bridge, Chester, on the Boston and Albany Railroad, Failure of, 51

Bridge Construction, A Practical Treatise on, 801

Bridge Failures, Balancing of Engines. See Letters

Bridge, Fall of the Louisville and Jeffersonville, 174

Bridge, Glasgow, 226. See Letters

Bridge, Lift, over the Chicago River, 776

Bridge, Rail, on the Mauritius Railway, 330

Bridge, Road, at Wooler, Northumberland, 289

Bridge, Suspension, Anchorages, 853

Bridge, Tower, 852

Bridges, Aqueduct. See Glasgoiv Water Works

Bridges, Expansion Bearings for, 33

Bridges on Line of Aqueduct, Glasgow Water

Works, 635

Bridges on Manchester Canal, 114

Bridges on North-West India Railway, 612

Bridges over Rhone at Lyons, 394

Bridges and Roofs, Stresses in, 342

Bright, Mr. Charles, on Yof-Dakar Underground

Cable, 617

Brighton, Proposed Aerial Cableway near, 145

Briquette Fuel, 632

Briquette Machine (Mr. R. Middleton, Leeds), 542

Brisbane, Proposed New Bridge at, 297

Bristol, Boiler Explosion, 556

Britain’s Trade, Supremacy of, 719

Britannia Company’s Oil Engine, 835

British Conservatism and Australian Patriotism, 24

British Cruisers “Powerful” and “ Terrible,” 24, 45, 51

British Food Supply, 264

British Locomotives, 758

British Royal Commission Report, 688

British Torpedo-Boat Destroyer “Havock” (Yarrow), 72

Bronze, Aluminium, 186

Bronze, Experimental Determination of Poisson’s

Ratio, 760

Brown, Mr. A., on Ferry Steamers, 689

Brown's Emergency Link Coupler, 804

Bruising and Grinding Grain (Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Manchester), 843

Buckeye Valve Gear, 32

Buckie, Boiler Explosion at, 317

Buhoup-Miller Railway Car Platform, 733

Builder’s Price Book, Laxton’s, 249

Building Construction, Advanced, 313

Building Trades Exhibition, National, 424

Buildings, Fireproof, 273

Bulkheads of Oil-Carrying Steamers (Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 209, 238

Bullet-Proof Cuirass, 726, 753. See Letters,

Burgess, W. J. H., King’s Lynn, Planting and

Raising Potatoes, 843

Burma, Oil in, 688 .

Burmeister and Wain, Centrifugal Tar Separator, 778

Byford, William, on Captain Wiggins’ Expedition to River Yenisei, Siberia, 82

Cable Railway, Otis Elevating, Catskill Mountain, 408, 474

Cables, Submarine Telegraph, 296

Cables, Yof-Dakar Underground, 617

Cableway, Aerial, near Brighton, Proposed, 14o

Calculating Machine, Mathematical, 350. Sei also 687

Calculating Machines, 542

Cambridge, Royal Agricultural Show. Sei u Agricultural Show, Royal

“Campania” and “Lucania,” Year’s Steaming

S.S., 553. See Letters

Campbell Oil Engine, 741, 835

Canal. See Manchester Shiv Canal

Canal Congress, The Hague, 753

Canal, Dutch North Sea, 237

Canal, Manchester, as an Engineering Structure. 107 °

Canal, Manchester Ship, Proposed Freights, 19 Canal, Proposed Forth and Clyde Ship, 487 Canal, Ship, Humber to Wakefield, 146, 615

Canal, Suez, and Shipping, 722

Canal Towage, Electric, Bourgogne, 362

Canals in America, 324

Canals in Denmark, Projected, 456

Canals in Germany, Projected, 204

Canary Islands, Water Supply, 23

“ Canda ” Cattle Car, 253

“Canda” Sliding Bottom Gondola Car (Ensign Company, Huntingdon), 711

“ Canda ” Timber Flat Car, 414

Cannon-Street, Railway Collision at, 656

Canoes, Steel, 683

Capacity and Form of Blast-Furnaces, 604

“ Capitaine ” Oil Engine (Tolch and Co.), 835 Capital and Labour. See Letters

Capitalist and Labourer, 357, 651

Capstans, Electric (Humpidge and Snoxell, Limited), 475

Car, Arms Palace Horse, 195

Car, “ Canda” Timber Flat, 414

Car Couplers, American, 733, 767, 803, 833

Car Heating and Lighting Appliances (Safety Company, New York), 287, 335

Car, Railway Hand, with Arcus Hoist, 87

Car, 60,000-Lb. Fruit, Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Texas Pacific Railroad, 227

Car, Sliding Bottom Gondola (Ensign Company, Huntingdon), 711

Car Starting Apparatus, Tram, 363

Car for Transportation of Live Poultry, 542

Car-Weighing Plant (Streeter-Amet Company. Chicago), 12

Car-Wheel Grinding Machine (Ensign Company Huntington, West Virginia), 72

Cars, Coal and Platform Railway, Zuvpen and Charlier, 480

Cars, Early American Locomotives and, 712

Cars, Eastman’s Refrigerator, 365

Cars, Electric Heating of Motor, 854

Cars with Fox’s Pressed Steel Underframes, 446

Cars, 42-Ft. Lavatory Composite, London and North-Western Railway, 414

Cars, Open and Closed Street, 611

Cars, Pullman, Parlour, Passenger, Smoking and Baggage, 38, 676

Cars, Sleeping Saloon, London and North-Western Railway, 414

Cars, Street, Pullman, 676

Cars, United States Post Office, 385

Cars, Wagner Palace, 162

Carbon-Boron Grinding Material, 655

Carbon Steel, Results of Heat Treatment on Manganese Steel, and their Bearing upon, 607. 636 665, 695, 729

Carburetted Water Gas, 817

Carnegie Fireproof Buildings, 273

Carpentry, Elements of Handicraft and Design, 803

Carriage Seat, Wood’s Woven Wire (Longford Company), 545

Carriage-Way Pavements, 47, 84

Carriages, American v. British. See Letters

Cask-Making Machine (J. Pickles and Son. Heb-den Bridge), 481

Castings, Steel, 158

Catskill Mountain Elevating Railway, Otis 411 474 ’ ’

Cattle Car, “Canda,” 253

Caucasus, North, Petroleum Wells, 393

Chaffcutter, &c. (Messrs. L. R. Knapp and Co.

Faringdon), 843

Chaffcutters (Messrs. John Crowlev and Co Sheffield), 843

Chain Mortising Machine, 424

“ Charleston,” Cruise of, 281

Chemical Occupations, Dangerous, 48

Chester Bridge on the Boston and Albany Railroad, 51

Chicago River Lift Bridge, 776

Chicago University, 252

Chilian Cruiser “Blanco Encalada,” Trials. 723 746, 819 1 ’

Chilian War, American Cruiser on Service, 281. See Letters, Cruisers, &c.

Churns, 846

Cimino, Gius., on Rock Dredging, 27, 56 Circulation Boiler Explosion at Leeds, 266, 272 Circulation of Water-Tube Boilers, 381, 385, 430.

See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

City of London Electric Supply Company’s Station, 583

€ivil Engineers, Institution of:

723, 743. See Letter.

Concentration and Sizing of Crushed Minerals, by Mr. Robert E. Commans, 92

Tunnels on the Dore and Chinley Railway, by Mr. Percy Rickard, 181

Transport of Petroleum in Bulk, by Mr. Bover-ton Redwood, 205

Liverpool Overhead Railway, by Messrs. J. H.

Greathead and F. Fox, 334

Electrical Equipment of the Liverpool Overhead Railway, by Mr. T. Parker, 334

The Prevention and Detection of Waste of Water, by Mr. Ernest Collins, 403

Construction of Gas Works, by Mr. Charles i Hunt, 447 I

The Training of Rivers, by Mr. L. F. Vernon-Harcourt, 525

Estuaries, by Mr. H. L. Partiot, 526

The Manufacture of Briquette Fuel, by Mr. I William Colquhoun, 632 '

Recent Types of Ferry Steamers, by Air. An- i drew Brown, 689

The Birkenhead Ferryboats “Wirral” and “Mersey,” by Mr. Charles Jones, 690

Civil Eiijxiiieers, Institution of-conrtnued. Annual Meeting : Premiums, &c., 723

The Relation of Mathematics to Engineering, by Dr. John Hopkinson, 728, 762

See Letters, Masonry Dams

Premiums and Prizes, 743

Cells, Some Applications of Electrolytic, 772

Cement Concrete Making, Portland, 754

Cement, Dry Method of Making Portland, 708, 735, 799

Cement Industry in Norway, 84

Central Station Refrigerating Plant, 267

Central Stations, Cost of Running, 585, 652,720

Central Stations, Electric, 537, 563, 592, 632

Centrifugal Tar Separator, 778

“Centurion,” Gun Trials of H.M.S., 52

Clarke, Chapman, and Co.’s Oil Engine, 838

Clarke’s Crank Company’s Oil Engine, 834, 839

Climax Lathe Carrier, 428

Clyde and Forth Ship Canal, Proposed, 487

Clyde Joiners’ Strike (Domination in Labour Questions), 202

Clyde River Purification and Weir, 325

Clyde Shipbuilding, 87

Clyde Steamers, Glasgow and South-Western

Railway Company’s, 742

Coaches, Old Passenger, 713

Coal Combustion and Spontaneous Heating, 379, 463

Coal Gas and its Consumption, 686, 816

Coal, Gases Inclosed in, 144

Coal Mining, Sample Analyses, 3

Coal, Railway Cars, Zuypen and Charlier, 480

Coal Tar for Making Gas, 817

Coal, Treatment and Mining, 443

Coale Safety Relief and Vacuum Valves, 612

Cochrane, Mr. John, Barrhead, Compound Mill

Engine, Corliss Valve Gear, 397

Cockerill Company, John, 393

Cockerill Company, Antwerp, Belgian Government Mail Steamer “Marie Henriette,” 255, 313. See 393

Colliery Accidents, 299

Colliery Pumping Plant, Electric (Ernest Scott and Mountain), 350

Collins, Mr. Arthur E., on Machines for Breaking up Roads, 486, 496, 547

Collision at Bettisfield, Rear, 592

Collision at Cannon-Street, 656

Collision, Railway, at King’s Cross, 268

Collision, Railway, at Tain, 792

Collision. Railway, at Thorpe’s Bridge, 542

“Columbia,” United States Cruiser, 25. See Letters

Columbian fixposition :

Althouse Car Coupler, 804

“ America” Locomotive, 645

American Car Couplers, 733, 767, 803, 833

American Colleges and Universities, 82

American Locomotives, 10, 43, 163, 195, 223, 257, 301, 316, 347, 385, 461, 509, 561, 644, 677, 712

“ American ” Type Locomotive, 163

American Universities, 222, 252

Arc Lighting (General Electric Company), 752

Arcus Hoist on Railway Hand-Car, 87

Armature, Thomson-Houston (General Electric

Company), 752

Arms Palace Horse Car, 195

Armstrong Quick-Firing Guns, 283, 308, 346

Baldwin Locomotives, 163, 221

Bales Car Coupler, 804

Barr Car Vestibule, 833

“BlUcher” Locomotive, 644

Breech Mechanism, Fletcher Rapid-Fire, 740

British Royal Commission Report, 688

Brown’s Emergency Link Coupler, 804 Buhoup-Miller Railway Car Platform, 733 “ Canda ” Cattle Car, 253

“ Canda” Sliding Bottom Gondola Car (Ensign Company, Huntingdon), 711

“ Canda ” Timber Flat Car, 414

Car, Arms Palace Horse, 195

Car, “Canda,” Timber Flat, 414

Car Couplers, American, 733, 767, 803, 833

Car Heating and Lighting Appliances (Safety Company, New York), 287, 335

Car, Railway Hand, with Arcus Hoist, 87

Car, Sliding Bottom Gondola (Ensign Company, Huntingdon), 711

Car, 60,000-Lb. Fruit, Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Texas Pacific Railroad, 227

Car for Transportation of Live Poultry, 542 Car-Weighing Plant (Streeter-Amet Company,

Chicago), 12

Car-Wheel Grinding Machine (Ensign Company, Huntingdon, West Virginia), 72

Cars, Coal and Platform Railway, Zuypen and Charlier, 480

Cars, Early American Locomotives and, 712

Cars, Eastman’s Refrigerator, 365

Cars, 42-Ft. Lavatory Composite, London and North-Western Railway, 414

Cars with Fox’s Pressed Steel Underframes, 446

Cars, Open and Closed Street, 611

Cars, Pullman, Parlour, Passenger, Smoking, and Baggage, 38, 676

Cars, Sleeping Saloon, London and North-Western Railway, 414

Cars, Street, Pullman, 676

Cars, United States Post Office, 385

Cars, Wagner Palace, 162

Cattle Car, “Canda,” 253

Coaches, Old Passenger, 713

Coale Safety Relief and Vacuum Valves, 612

Composite and Sleeping Cars, London and North-Western Railway, 414

Compound Engine, 300 Horse-Power Horizontal (Harrisburg Company), 194

Compound Locomotive, Schenectady, 347

Compound Locomotive, Webb’s, 610. See

Letters, Locomotives, dec.,

Cooke’s Locomotive, 195

Couplers, American Railway Car, 733, 767, 803, 833

Crane, Locomotive, 15-Ton (Industrial Works, Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.), 177

Decapod Locomotive, 223

Dick and Church High-Speed Horizontal Engines (Phoenix Company, Meadville, Pa.), 574

< O1 II III 111 ail E xposlt ion—continued.

Drexel Steel Car Coupler, 833

Dynamo, Thomson-Houston (General Electric Company), 752

Early American Locomotives and Cars, 712.

See also 316, 644

Early English Locomotives, 316, 644

Eastman Refrigerator Cars, &c., 365

Electric Arc Lighting Plant (General Electric Company), 752

Electric Launches, 311

Electric Lighting of Trains, Gibbs Tender, 6

Electric Transfer Table (Industrial Works, Michigan), 55

Elswick Quick-Firing Guns, 283, 308, 346

Engine, 300 Horse-Power Horizontal Compound (Harrisburg Company), 194

Engines, Dick and Church High-Speed Horizontal (Phoenix Company, Meadville, Pa.),

Engines, Westinghouse, 70

English Locomotives, Early, 316, 644

Fives-Lille Company Locomotive, State Railways of France, 742

Fletcher Rapid-Fire Breech Mechanism, 740

Fox’s Pressed Steel Underframes, 446

France, State Railways, Fives-Lille Company Locomotive, 742

Fruit Car, 60,000-Lb., Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Texas Pacific Railroad, 227

“General,” American War Locomotive, 385

General Electric Company’s Exhibit, 752

Gibbs Light and Heat Tender, 6

Gould Car Coupler, 767

Gun Breech Mechanism, Fletcher Rapid-Fire, 740

Guns, Armstrong, Quick-Firing, 283, 308, 346

Guns, Krupp, 567, 641,673

Hand Car, Railway, with Arcus Hoist, 87

Heating and Lighting Cars (Safety Company, New York), 287, 335

Heating and Lighting Trains, Gibbs Tender, 6

Hinson Car Coupler, 803

Hoist, Arcus, on Railway Hand-Car, 87

Horse Car, Arms Palace, 195

Janney Railway Car Platform and Couplers, 733

“John Bull” Locomotive, 712

Johns Hopkins University, 222

Krupp Ordnance, 567, 641, 673

Launches, Electric, 311

Lighting and Heating Cars (Safety Company, New York), 287, 335

Lighting and Heating Trains, Gibbs Tender, 6

Locomotive, American War, 385

Locomotive, Cooke’s, 195

Locomotive Crane, 15-Ton (Industrial Works, Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.), 177

Locomotive, Decapod, 223

Locomotive, Fives-Lille Company, State Railways of France, 742

Locomotive, Old Colony, 461

Locomotive, Rhode Island Consolidation Compound, 316

Locomotive, Richmond Company, 677

Locomotive, Rogers, 43, 301, 561

Locomotive, Schenectady, 257, 347, 509

Locomotive, Switching, 257

Locomotives, American, 10, 43, 163, 195 223 257, 301, 316, 347, 385, 461, 509, 561, 644, 677’ 712

Locomotives, Baldwin, 163, 221

Locomotives, Early American, 316, 644, 712

Locomotives, Early English, 316, 644

Locomotives, Pittsburgh, 10

Locomotives, Webb’s System of Compounding, 610. See Letters

London and North-Western Locomotives, 610.

See Letters, Locomotives,

London and North-Western Railway Composite and Sleeping Cars, 414

Mail Cars, United States, 385

McConway and Torley Car Platforms and

Couplers, 733

Michigan University (Ann Arbor), 653

Miller Railway Car Platform, 733, 770, 803, 833

“ Mogul” Locomotive (Baldwin), 163

Mortar Carriage, 12-In. Spring Return (Builders

Iron Foundry, Providence, R.I.), 258

Mortars, Krupp, 567, 641, 673

National Car Coupler, 767

Naval Guns, Krupp, 567, 641, 673

Official Report, 86

Oil Fuel at the Chicago Exposition, 692

Old Colony Locomotive, 461

Parlour and Passenger Cars (Pullman), 38

Pittsburgh Locomotives, 10

Platforms, American Railway Car, 733, 767, 803 833

Post Office Cars, United States, 385

Poultry Transportation Car, 542

Pullman Cars, 38, 676

Pullman Street Cars, 676

Quick-Firing Breech Mechanism, Fletcher, 740

Quick-Firing Guns, Armstrong, 283, 308, 346

Quick-Firing Guns, Krupp, 567, 641, 673

Railway Cars. See Cars

Railway Car Couplers, 733, 767, 803, 833

Refrigerator, Eastman’s Cars, tec., 365

Relief and Vacuum Valves, Coale Safety, 612

Report by British Royal Commission, 688

Rhode Island Consolidation Compound Locomotive, 316

Richmond Company’s Locomotive, 677

“ Rocket” Locomotive, 316, 645

Rogers Locomotive, 43, 301, 561

Schenectady Locomotive, 257, 347, 509

Sleeping and Composite Cars, London and

North-Western Railway, 414

Smoking Cars (Pullman), 38

Street Cars, Pullman, 676

Switching Locomotive, 257

Thomson-Houston Arc Lighting and Compound-Wound Dynamos, 752

Timber Flat Car, “ Canda,” 414

Train Lighting and Heating, Gibbs Tender, 6

Tram Cars, Open and Closed Street, 611

Tramway Cars. See Street Cars

Transfer Table, Electric (Industrial Works, Michigan), 55

Trojan Car Coupler, 767

Truck, Standard Six-Wheel, New York Central Railroad, 709

See 803, 833

S" S—llk-Wheel, New York Cen-

WbbbTsystem of Compounding Locomotives, Weighingepiant^^tomatm Cm-(Streeter-Amet

Company, Chicago), 12

w^r^Grindi^MLhine, Car (Ensign Com-

Higdon, West Virginia), 72

u w’vl'im Dillv ” Locomotive, 644 .

ColvY^Sk Auckland on Sanitatmn m Indm, 549 Combustion in I ?' Columbia,” United

Commerce - »es‘1,°5"ER8 “Columbia"

Coimnerciai Aspects of Manchester Canal, 105,

Commission on labour, ofBoyal, 849

X’Sand Xing Cats, London and North-ComXdEnR’3^ Home-Power Horizontal C^pffiS^e™

SeeL-

ters, Locomotives,

8SS&? «• «“*

Conciliation in Labour Disputes, 357, 453, 651

Condensa^n^n ^Xm^Tripl^Expansion

congreTst’M^^^avigation, The^i^ue, 753

Railway Congress

Constitution of Flame, 489

Construction, Advanced '

Construction of Gas Works, 44/

Consumption of Smoke, 7 /

Contractors and the Admiralty, 263

Contractors’ Directory, o09 435

Contracts for New Warships, 389, 421, 424, 48o, 519, 547

Cooke’s Locomotive, 19o

“y.e, Strata,, 8<3

Copenhagen Breakwater >93

Copper, Saws for Cutting, 624

Copper Sheets, Manufacture of, 624

Co^’Valve Gear, Compound Mill Engine

Corrdsh’^Bolie^Experiments, 774. See vol. Ivi.

Colorations and the Purchase of Tramways,

144,297,483

Corrosion, Curious Case of, 544

Corrosion of Iron and Steel, 203

Corrosion of Underground pd^s, Electrical, .4

Cost Accounts, Engineering, 1, 68, 218,,24.

Cost of Concrete Lining, Glasgow Watei W oiks,

Cost5 of Driving Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works,

Cost of Electric Energy, 585, 6o2, 720

Cost of Private Electric Lighting, 851

Cost of Railway Wagon Repairs, 270, 300

Cost of Swedish Iron, 11 .

Cotton Weaving and Designing, 313

Couplers, American Railway Car, / 33, 76/, 80.5,

833 • - P-1 h-

Covered Markets in Europe, 671, 705

Craig and Donald, Johnstone, Scrap-Cutting Machine, 727 .

Craigmaddie Reservoir, Glasgow, /03, /38

Crampton-Smith Position Finder, 644

Crane, 160-Ton Hydraulic (Tannett Walker and

Co ) 259

Crane, Locomotive, 15-Ton (Industrial Works, Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.), 177

Crane, Travelling, Railway Collision, 60

Cranes and Excavators, 123, 126

Cranks from Shafts, Removing, 483, 623, 680

Creswick, the Late James Frost, 563.

Croll, Mr. D., on Triple-Expansion Engines at Reduced Pressures, 410, 529.

Crompton, Mr. R. E., on Cost of Electric Energy,

585, 652, 720 , _...

Crosland, Mr. J. F. L., on Simpsons and McPhail s

Steam Generator and Superheater, 244. bee Letters, Generators, tfcc.

Crossley’s Oil Engine, 807, 834, 838

Crowley and Co., John, Sheffield, Chaffcutters, 843

Crucible, Petroleum Furnace, 162.

Cruiser “ Blanco Encalada,” Gunnery Trials of Chilian, 723, 746, 819.

Cruiser “Columbia,” United States, 25. bee IjETT'ERS

Cruiser Dynamo (E. Scott and Mountain,

Limited), 475,,

Cruisers “Powerful” and “Terrible, 24, 45, 51

Cruiser on Service, American, 281. See Letters, CvuiscTS

Cruiser, Spanish Belted (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao), 576, 645, 711, 805

Crystal Palace Gas Works, 447

Cuirass, Bullet-Proof, 726, 753. See Letters .

Cunard Steamers “ Lucania ” and Campania,

Year’s Steaming, 553. See Letters, Campania

Curve Delineator, 36 ,

Curves of Current in Transformers and Electro-Magnet, 657

Cutter Sharpener (Lister, Keighley), 591

Cylinder Condensation (Triple-Expansion hn-

I gines), 410, 529

Cylindrical Marine Boiler, An Early, 462

Cylindrical v. Tubulous Boilers, 381, 385, 430.

See Letters

Daimler Oil Engine, 835

D’Allest Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Dam, Assouan, 223, 521, 784. See Letters

Dams on the Nile, 233

Dangerous Occupations, 48

Danish Portland Cement Works, 800

Danube, European Commission on the, 752

“Danube,” Royal Mail Liner (Thompson, Limited, Clydebank), 620

“Daring,” Torpedo-Boat Destroyer (Thornv-croft), 850 J

Dawson, Mr. Philip, on Guernsey Electric Tramway, 411

Deacon’s Water-Waste Detection, 818

Death Rate and Temperature, 434

Decapod Locomotive, 223

December Weather, 21

Deformation of Bars, Post-Elastic, 621

“Delaware,” Oil-Carrying Steamer (Messrs. Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238

Denmark, Patent Laws, 525

Denmark, Projected Canals in, 456

Denny, Dumbarton, Engines Working at Reduced Power, 204

Denny, Dumbarton, International Company’s T.S.S. “ Southwark,” 51

Derelicts, Marine Dangers, 817

Design of Battleships, 389, 421, 424, 485, 519, 547.

See Letters, Navy

Designs of Torpedo-Boat Destroyers, 237

Detachable Rams (Submarine Artillery), 378

Detection of Waste of Water, 403, 818

Determination of Phosphorus in Coal, 473

Devil’s Dyke, Proposed Aerial Cableway near Brighton, 145

Diagram, Metal Prices, 24, 176, 300, 460, 624, 757

Diagrams, Indicator, 68

Dick and Church High-Speed Horizontal Engines (Phcenix Company, Meadville, Pa.), 574

Dielectrics, 700

Dieppe and Newhaven Steamers “Seine” and “ Thames ” (Forges et Chan tiers, Havre), 622

Diffraction, Some Observations in, 206

Digger for Cultivation (Cooper Steam Digger Company, Limited), 842

Digging Plough (Messrs. Lloyd, Lawrence, and Co., London), 843

Digging Potatoes, &c., 843

Dinner of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 524

Directories, 249, 509

Disinfecting Apparatus, 162

Disintegrator (Messrs. Christy and Norris, Chelmsford), 846

Dock, Manchester, 131

Docks, Salford, 131

Docks, Southampton, 621

Dockyards and Eight-Hours Day, 854

Domination in Labour Questions, 202

Donkin, Mr. Bryan, on Steam Boiler Experiments, 774. See Vol. Ivi., page 752

Dore and Chinley Railway Tunnels, 181

Dover and Ostend Mail Steamer “Marie Henriette” (Cockerill Company, Antwerp), 255, 313

Dover Railway Station Roof, Fall of, 92

Dowe’s Bullet-Proof Cuirass, 726, 753. See Letters, Cuirass

Draining Lands, Pump and Windmill, 207, 239, 270, 334

Drawing, Machine, 675

Drawings, Torpedo-Boat, 459

Dredger and Soil Transporter, 123, 126

Dredging Operations on Manchester Canal, 123

Dredging, Rock, 27, 56

Drexel Steel Car Coupler, 833

Drill, Four - Spindle Sensitive, Vanderbeck’s (United States Machine Company, Hartford, Conn.), 760

Drilling Machine, Hunter’s Furnace Mouth (Hawthorns, Leith), 823

Drilling Machine, Radial (Asquith, Halifax), 195

Drilling and Tapping Machine (Loudon Brothers, Glasgow), 613. See Erratum, 656

Driving, Pile, 334

Drummuir, Railway Accident at, 622

Dryness of Steam, Testing, 818

Dunlop, Messrs. D. J. and Co., Port Glasgow, Oil - Carrying Steamers “Delaware” and “Lackawanna,” 72, 209, 238

Duplexing Submarine Cables, 583

Dllrr Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Dust, Grahamite, Explosion of, 508

Dutch North Sea Canal, 237

Dynamo for Chilian Cruiser (E. Scott and Mountain, Limited), 475

Dynamo, Thomson-Houston (General Electric Company), 752

Early American Locomotives and Cars, 712. See also 316, 644

Early English Locomotives, 316, 644

Eastman Refrigerator Cars, &c., 365

Economical Speed of Steamships, 54

Economy of the Eight-Hours Day, 422, 753

Economy of Gas Engines, 819

Economy of Steam Engine, Maximum, 794, 828

Edinburgh and Tramway Purchase, 297. See also 144

Education, Technical, 79

Effect of Water in Steam, 185

Egyptian Irrigation, Assouan Dam, 223, 521, 784.

See Letters, Nile

Eight-Hours Day, Economy of the, Mather’s Report, 422, 753

Eight-Hours Day. See Letters

Eight-Hours Day Division, 334

Eight-Hours Day in the Dockyards, 854

Eight v. Ten Hours’ Shifts, Tunnel Driving, Glasgow Works, 601

Elastic Strength of Ring, 489, 526. See Letters.

See Erratum, 526

Electric Arc Lighting Plant (General Electric Company), 752

Electric Capstans (Humpidge and Snoxell, Limited), 475

EandMoun®', (ErneSt Scott

Electric Cooking, 819

Electric Energy, Cost of, 585, 652, 720

^{ectric Engineering in the Law Courts, 583

Aberneth/S? ing Apparatus> Timmis and Electric Gun Gearing, 662

h ectric Heating of Motor Cars, 854

AUernatoSf^ Je5rieS’ ParaHel W°rkin^ of Electric Launches, 311

Electric Lighthouses, 208, 333

Electric Lighting, 537, 563, 592, 632

F City, London, 235

FUnJ -C Cost of Private, 851

tk>n1C84lghtmg Schemes’ Influence of Legisla-rJpoh-ic g£}.ing Stati<*ns, Voltmeters for, 555

L^hting of Trains, Gibbs’ Tender, 6 Electric Locomotive Trials, Heilmann, 655 Electric Power, 537, 563, 592, 632 p!^rJc P°wer Transmission at Periyar, 785 Electric Progress in America (Mr. W. H. Preece), E3OC7t;'375Ra437jo3'85? Sal6ve’ GeneVa> Electne Radiation, the Work of Hertz, 751 F £UPP> Portsinouth Corporation, 747 Electric Traction, 394, 556, 627, 658

mracJjon Cosfc» 503- See 307, 375, 437 Electric Traction System, Conduit, 590

MganX 5?er Tab'e (Industrial Works, E1362liO T°Wage °n the Canal de Bourgogne, Electric Tramway, Guernsey, 411

Electric Transmission in Norway, 818

F JonS1ilis!-0n Power*in Sweden, 50 Electrical Conduction in Metals, 656

Uectrical Corrosion of Underground Pines 24 Electrical Directory, Berly’s, 249* ’ ~

Electrical Engineers, Institution of •

Presulencal Address, by Mr! "“"“siemens, Electrical Progress in America, by Mr W H Preece, 171 ••

Testing the Magnetic Qualities of Iron, by Mr Gisbert Kapp, 326’

T W Pv'\}el?Vor^ng of Alternators, by Mr. W. M. Mordey, 391, 455

The Best Resistance for the Receiving Instrument of a Leaking Telegraph Line, by Pro-hATaw E‘ AyrtOn and Mr- C' S- White-

Universal Shunt Box for Galvanometers, by Professor W. E. Ayrton and Mr. T. Mather,

Voltmeters for Electric Lighting Stations, by Professor W. E. Ayrton and Mr. T. Mather ooo *

The Cost of Electrical Energy, by Mr R F Crompton, 585, 652, 720 ’ *

Electrical Locomotive, Heilmann, 175

Electrical Phenomena, Wimshurst, 341

Electrical Theorem, A New, 304

(MeSSrS’ Hayward

Electricity Manual, 772

Electrolytic Cells, Some Applications, 772 Electro-Magnetic Induction, 700 Electro-Magnetic Oscillations, 700

Electro-Magnets, Alternate Current, Winding bob

Elevating Railway, Otis, Catskill Mountain, 411,

Elevator Bridge over Chicago River, 776

Ellesmere Port, 131

Ellis, Mr. Chas. H., on Recent Experiments in Armour, 375, 465, 530, 598

Elswick Quick-Firing Guns, 283, 308, 346

Emigrants, Atlantic Passengers, 294 Employers and Employed, 357, 651 Employers’ Liability. See Letters

Engelhart, Mr. Chr., on the Dry Method of Mak

ing Portland Cement, 708, 735, 799

Engine Balancing and Bridge Failures. See Letters

Engine, Compound Mill, with Corliss Valve Gear (Cochrane, Barrhead), 397

Engine, Compound with Proell Gear (Messrs. Westgarth, English, and Co., Middlesbrou-h) 6/8 °

Engine Design, Elementary Lessons in, with Examples, 313 ’

F*re> Light Suburban (Merryweather),

Engine, Gas, 200 Horse-Power Fielding Tandem, Engine High-Speed Single Cylinder (Messrs. J.

P. Hall and Co.), 791

Engine, 300 Horse-Power Horizontal Compound (Harrisburg Company), 194

Engine, Marine, Trials, 186, 212, 274 Spp

I Letters’

Engine, Oil, Campbell, 741, 835

Engine, Oil, Crossley’s Portable, 807, 834 838

Engme, Oil, Robey, Horizontal Fixed, 808 834 842 ’*

Engine, Oil, Vertical (Messrs. J. M. Grob and Co., Leipzig-Eutntzsch), 822

Engine, Oil, Vosper’s Launch, 647. See 839

Engine, Portable Centrifugal Pumping, Fitted for Oil Fuel (Gwynne), 318

Engine Reversing Gear, Joy’s Fluid Pressure 411, 432, 539, 695. See Lexers, Joy^sGear ' Engine-Room Artificers, 421, 485, 519 547 Rpp

Letters, Navy ’

Engine-Room Artificers in the Navy, 328

El^ne» steam, Grafton High-Speed, 538, 590, 630. See Letters ’

?ron^0n’ Mounted (Aveling and

1 orter), 80/

Engine, “ Trusty,” Portable Oil (Messrs Wev-man and Hitchcock), 711, 835

Engines, Clyde Steamers “Neptune” and ‘Mercury” (Messrs. D. Rowan and Son

Glasgow), 742

Engines, Compound v. Triple-Expansion (Thomson, Clydebank), 572, 615. See 717

Engines, Dick and Church High-Speed Horizontal (Phoenix Company, Meadville, Pa.), 574

Engines, Economy of Multiple-Expansion, 794, 828

Engines, Gas, Economy of, 819

Engines, Gas, Oil, and Air, 739, 835

Engines of H.M. Battleship “Royal Oak” (Laird Brothers, Birkenhead), 514

Engines, Hydraulic Pumping (Taylor and

Challen, Birmingham), 544. See Erratum, 577

Engines, Marine, Steam Pressure Losses in, 410

Engines, Multiple-Expansion (Allis, Milwaukee), 32

Engines, Oil. See Agricultural Show, Royal

Engines, Oil, Fixed and Portable (Messrs.

Hornsby, Grantham), 775

Engines, Paddle Compound, Belgian Mail Steamer “ Marie Henriette ” (Coekerill Company, Antwerp), 255, 313

Engines, Petroleum, 478. See also Oil Engines

Engines, Road Steam, 552. See Letters

Engines of S.S. “Queen Olga” Working at Reduced Power, 204

Engines, S.S. Trawler “Hermes” (Hall, Aberdeen), 352

Engines, Spanish Belted Cruisers (Astilleros del

Nervion, Bilbao), 577, 645, 711, 805

Engines, Triple-Expansion, of Battleships “ Resolution” and “ Revenge” (Palmers Company, Jarrow), 17. See 146. See Letters

Engines, Triple-Expansion, Oil-Carrying Steamers (Messrs. Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238

Engines, Triple-Expansion, at Reduced Pressures, 410, 529

Engines, Triple-Expansion, Worthington Pumping (J. Simpson and Co., Limited, London), 578

Engines, Westinghouse, 70

Engines Working at Reduced Power, 204

Engineering Cost Accounts, 1, 68, 218, 249

Engineering Experience, Records of, 617

Engineering, Marine, and Shipbuilding, 7, 39, 81, 87, 551

Engineering and Mathematics, 728, 762

Engineering in Norway, 174

Engineers and Iron Trades Directory, 249

Engineers, Marine, The Position of, 169. See Letters

Engineers, Military and Civil Appointments.

See Letters

Engineers, Telegraph, in India, 324

Engineers’ Year Book, 573. See Letters

England, Shipbuilding in, 7, 40, 81. See 87

English v. American Railway Carriages. See Letters

English Locomotives, Early, 316, 644

English Trade Abroad, Development of, 23

Enrichment of Coal Gas, 686, 816

Ensign Manufacturing Company’s Sliding Bottom

Gondola Car, 711

Equipment of Shafts, Sinking and, 153, 217, 279, 405, 533, 669

Estuaries, 526

Ether, Isothermals of, 825

European Covered Markets, 671, 705

Evaporator, Morison’s, 291

Excavation, Dry, on Manchester Canal, 126

Exchanger, Quirk’s Train Tablet, 448

Exhibition, Antwerp, 50

Exhibition, National Building Trades, 424

Exhibition, Yachting, 236

Exhibitions (Sir Philip Cunliffe Owen), 423

Expansion Bearings for Bridges, 33

Expansion of Rarefied Gases, 724, 825

Expansion Strains in Boilers, 237

Expedition to River Yenisei, Siberia, 82

Experience, Records of Engineering, 617

Experimental Determination of Poisson’s Ratio, 760

Experiments, Steam Boiler, 774. See Vol. Ivi., page 752

Explosion, German Warship “Brandenburg,” 860

Explosion of Grahamite Dust. 508

Explosions, Boiler. See Boiler Explosions

Explosions, Kitchen Boiler, 80, 182

Explosions in Mines, 508

Explosive, Cordite, 394

Exporters’ Directory, 509

Exports, British, to Foreign Countries, 719

Extemporised Paddle Steamer, 22

Fact and Fiction in Boiler Explosions, 170

Fall of Dover Railway Station Roof, 92

Fall of the Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge, 174

Fans, Noise of, 428, 459, 492

Fast Warships, 23

Fawcett, Mr. T. C., Leeds, Brick-Making Machine, 843

February Weather, 325

Ferry Steamer “ Netherlands,” Hudson River (Marvel, Newburg, U.S.A.), 223

Ferry Steamers, 689

Fibre Tubes, 788

Fielding and Platt, Hydraulic Shell Plant, 12

Fielding and Platt, Oil Engine, 837

Fielding Tandem Gas Engine, 200 Horse-Power, 352

Filtration, Water, 267

“ Finnieston,” Glasgow Ferry Steamer, 689

Fire Engine, Light Suburban (Merryweather), 258

Fireproof Floors, 273

First Monopoly Patent, 804

Fives-Lille Company Locomotive, State Railways of France, 742

Flame, Constitution of, 489

Flax and Hemp Machinery, 328

Fleming and Ferguson’s Water-Tube Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water- Tube Boilers

Fletcher Rapid-Fire Breech Mechanism, 740

Fletcher, Steam Generator (Towns’ Refuse), 237, 396, 425. See Letters, Steam Raising, Ac.

Floors, Fireproof, 273

Flour Milling (Mr. G. Croome, Towcester), 846

Fluid Pressure Reversing Gear, Joy’s, 411, 432, 539, 695. See Letters, Joy's Gear

Fog Signalling Apparatus, Tiinmis and Abernethy’s Electric, 527

Fogs with Strong Winds, 1876-90, 822

Food and other British Supplies and the Navy, 264

Foreign Competition with British Trade, 719

Foreign Navies, Torpedo-Boat Destroyers for, 204:

Forges et Chantiers, Havre, Newhaven and

Dieppe Steamers “Seine” and “Thames,” 622

Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterranee, French

Battleship “ Jaurdguiberry,” 666

Forging Press, Breuer-Schumacher, 1200-Ton

Hydraulic, 241

Forman, H., Derby, Forked Plough, 843

Forth and Clyde Ship Canal, Proposed, 487

Forty-Eight Hours Movement in Engineering Trade. See Letters

Forty-Eight Hours Week in the Government Works, 854, 753

Forty-Eight Hours Week, Mather’s Report, 422, 753

Fowler and Co.’s Steam Ploughs, 842

Fox’s Pressed Steel Underframes, 446

France, Railway Development in, 331. See

Erratum-y 352

France, State Railways, Fives-Lille Company Locomotive, 742

French Excavators, 123, 126

French Ironclad “ Jaurdguiberry,” 662

Fruit Car, 60,000-Lb., Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Texas Pacific Railroad, 227

Fuel, Briquette,. 632

Furnace Combustion and Spontaneous Heating

of Coal, 379, 463

Furnace, Crucible, for Burning Petroleum, 162

Furnace Gases, Analysis of, 239

Furnace Grates, 185

Furnace Mouth Drilling Machine, Hunter’s

(Hawthorns, Leith), 823

Furnaces, Capacity and Form of Blast, 604

Furness System Rock Dredging, 27, 56

Fyfe, Mr. D. A., Cooking Hay, 843

Gales and Strong Winds, Characteristics, 822

Galloway, The Late Mr. John, 227

Galvanometers, Shunt Box for, 489

Garbage Disposal in Birmingham, 415

Garbage, Raising Steam by Town’s, 237, 396, 425. See Letters, Steam Raising, cOe.

Gas, Analysis of Furnace, 239

Gas Baking Ovens, 816

Gas Coal and its Consumption, 686, 816

Gas Consumption, 816

Gas Engine, 200 Horse-Power Fielding Tandem,

352

Gas Engines, 739, 833

Gas Engines, Economy, 819

Gas Institute, Incorporated, 816

Gas-Making Apparatus (Messrs. E. Mansfield and

Son, Manchester), 844

Gas Power on Tramways, 808

Gas Retorts at Rochdale, Inclined, 40. See Letters

Gas Works, Construction of, 447

Gases, Expansion of Rarefied, 724, 825

Gases Inclosed in Coal, 144

Gasholders, Low and High Pressure, 23

Gazetteer, Railway and Commercial, 249

Gear, High-Speed Bevel, 428

“ General,” American War Locomotive, 385

General Electric Company’s Exhibit, 752

Geneva, Mont Saldve, Electric Rack Railway, 307,

375, 437, 503, 854

Genoa Rock Dredging, 27, 54

Geology, Manchester Canal, 138

German Excavators, 123, 126

Germany, Projected Canals, 204

Geyelin-Jonval Turbines for Niagara (Wood,

Philadelphia), 480

Gibbs Light and Heat Tender, 6

Girders, Stresses in, 342

Glasgow Bridge, 226. See Letters

Glasgow Ferry Steamer “ Finnieston,” 689

Glasgow and South-Western Railway Company’s

Clyde Steamers, 742

<xlas£<»w Wate r Works:

469, 535, 601, 635, 703, 738

Access Chambers to Aqueduct, 603

Alignment of Tunnels, 603

Aqueduct Tunnels, 535, 601,635. See also 820

Bridges on Line of Aqueduct, 635

Cost of Concrete Lining, 53.5

Cost of Driving Tunnels, 601

Craigmaddie Reservoir, 703, 738

Eight v. 10-Hour Shifts, Tunnel Driving, 601

Hirnant Rock Drill, 602

Junction between Old and New Aqueducts,

603

Larmuth’s Rock Drill, 602

Map of Line of Loch Katrine Aqueduct, 469

Observatory Towers, Alignment of Tunnels,

603

Outlet to Aqueduct at Loch Katrine, 470

Piping, 635

Reservoir, Craigmaddie, 703, 738

Rock Drill, Hirnant, 602

Source of Glasgow Supply, 469

Straining Well at Craigmaddie Reservoir, 738

Supply and Cost in Principal Towns, 470

Syphons, 635

Tunnels, 535, 601, 635. See also 820

Valve Chambers, 635

Valves at Craigmaddie Reservoir, 738

Ventilating Aqueduct Tunnels, 603

Gold-Bearing Slates, Magnetic Phenomena in, 509

Gold Milling, Purifying Water Used in, 459, 494

Gold and Silver Refinery, 472

Gould Car Coupler, 767

Government Employes and the Eight-Hours Day,

854

Government Railways, Rate War between, 49

Grabs, Steam Cranes and, 123, 126

Graduated Scales, Cumulative Errors in, 159

Grafton High-Speed Steam Engine, 538, 590, 630

See Letters

Grain Bruiser and Grinder (Messrs. Richmond

and Chandler, Manchester), 843

Granite Causeway Pavements, 47

Graphic Statics, Indeterminate Cases in, 54, 77

Grates, Furnace, 185

Graving Dock, Southampton, 621

Great Western Railway. See Letters

Great Western Train Service, 155. See Letters.

Greenwich Feny Steamer, 689

Greenwood and Batley, Leeds, Breuer-Schu-

jnacher Hydraulic Press, 241

Griffin Oil Engine (Samuelson and Co.’s), 835 ann B“* Grain (Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Manchester). 843

Grinding Cement, 799

nS,5^82cdSteel Microsc'’Pio Exami

Grinding Machine, Car Wheel (Ensign Company Huntingdon, West Virginia), 72

Grinding Material, A New, 655

and Co-» Vertical Oil Engine, 822

Guernsey Electric Tramway, 411

Guide Bearings for Railway Rod Connections, 31

Guildhall, Heating Boiler Explosion at, 243 cun Breech Mechanism, Fletcher Rapid - Fire 1

Gun Tests at Watertown Arsenal, 569

Gun Trials of H.M.S. “Centurion,” 52

™H,”72^746GhiSe"8WrUi8er “Blan°° E"

GUS)j5tl8415°f “BarfleUr" <Whit

Guns, Armstrong Quick-Firing, 283,308, 346

Grtn;an(l/AGlJu Mechanism, Spanish Belted

Gjiuser (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao), 577, 645. See 711, 805 ’

Guns, Krupp, 567, 641, 673

° onnpLiPoi^bIe PumPing Engine Fitted for L llvlj olo

^5* R<rA’’ On Tbe Results of Heat treatment on Manganese Steel and their Bearci? Carbon Steel» 607, 636. See also 665,

Hall, Aberdeen, S.S. Trawler “Hermes,”352

HNavv°264L°rd George, on the Need for the

Hand Car, Railway, with Arcus Hoist, 87

Harbour, Copenhagen, 93

Harbour, Russian, on the Arctic Ocean, 267

Harbour, Southampton, 621

CSC6 665g 695 729”’ Influence of Elements, 606,

Hardening of Steel, 854

Harmonic Analyser, Henrici, 543

Harrisburg Company’s 300 Horse-Power Horizontal Compound Engines, 194

Hartlepool Shipbuilding, 9, 81, 87

Hartman, Mr. L., on Post-Elastic Deformation of Bars, 621

Harvesters, Trials of Self-Binding, 20

Harveyed Steel Armour, 375, 465, 530, 598

Harveyised Armour-Plate, Trials at Indian Head,

I OO

Harwood, Sir John, on Ship Canal, 749, 787

Hatchet Planimeter, 687. See Addendum, 725.

See Letters

(Yarrow) 7 Rrifcisb Torpedo - Boat Destroyer “Havocks ” for Foreign Navies, 204

Furnaces ^6^’’ °n Capacity and Form of Blast-

Hawthorns, Leith, Hunter’s Furnace Mouth Drilling Machine, 823

Hay, Cooking (Mr. D. A. Fyfe, Stratford), 843 n«/?,Qd StlSW Babny Presses (G. Stephenson and Sons, Newark), 843

Haymaking Machine (Picksley, Sims, and Co., Limited, Leigh), 843

Hayward Tyler and Co., Electrically Driven Pumps, 162 J

Hazell’s Annual, 36

Head, ™Iemiah’ on Scandinavian Iron Ore,

Health Problems, 293

Heat Treatment of Manganese Steel, Results of a™ their Bearing upon Carbon Steel, 607, 636,’ 66o, 695, 729

Heating, Electric, of Motor Cars, 854

Heating and Lighting Cars (Safety Company New York), 287, 335

Heating and Lighting Trains, Gibbs’ Tender 6

Heating Railway Carriages, 332, 354 ’

Heilmann Electric Locomotive, 175

Heitmann Electric Locomotive Trials 655

Hemp and Flax Machinery, 328

“Hermes,” S.S. Trawler (Hall, Aberdeen). 352

‘Hermione,” H.M.S., Steam Trials, 700

Hertz, The Work of, 751

High-Speed Warships, 23

Hinson Car Coupler, 803

Hirnant Rock Drill, 602

History of Manchester Canal, 97, 749 787

H,415S* “Barfleur>” Gun Trials (Whitworth), 358,

H.M.S. “Centurion,” Gun Trials, 52

II M.S. “Havock,” Torpedo-Boat Destroyer

. (Yarrow), 72

H.M.S. “ Hermione,” Steam Trials, 700

H.M.S. “Hornet,” Torpedo-Boat Destroyer > (Yarrow), 295, 394. See Letter, 387

H.M.S. “ Malacca,” Boilers, 462

H.M.S. “Royal Oak’’Machinery (Laird Brothers

Birkenhead), 514’

H.M.SS.“ Resolution’’and “ Revenge,” Stability Engines, &c. (Palmer Company, Jarrow) 17’ See 146. See Letters

H.M.SS. “Resolution” and “Royal Sovereign ” Stability, Rolling, &c., 360, 367, 387 &See Letters

Hoist, Arcus, on Railway Hand Car, 87

Hoist, Sack (Mr. John Walter, Lowestoft), 844

Hoisting Blocksand Tackle (Pickering Company

Clerkenwell), 844 ’

Hoists, Gun (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao) See 577, 645, 711, 805

Holmes and Son, Oil Engine, 838

Hook of Holland Route to Continent, 555

Hopkinson, Dr. John, on the Relation of Mathematics to Engineering, 728, 762

“ Hornet,” Torpedo-Boat Destroyer, 295, 394

See Letter, 387

“ Hornet,” Trial Trip of, 394

Hornsby and Co., Oil Engines, 775, 834, 839

Hornsby-Akroyd Oil Engine, 839

Horse Car, Arms Palace, 195

Horseshoe Nail. Machine, 240

Howden, Mr. J., on Cylindrical v. Tubulous Boilers, 381. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Huddersfield Boiler Explosion, 824

Hudson River Ferry Steamer “Netherlands” (Messrs?, Marvel, Newburg, U.S.A.), 223

Hull Shipbuilding, 10, 81, 87

Humber to Wakefield Ship Canal, 146, 615

Humpidge and Snoxell, Limited, Electric Capstans, 475

Hungary Railway Zone Tariff, 22

Hunter’s Furnace Mouth Drilling Machine (Hawthorns, Leith), 823

“Hutton,” Greenwich Ferry Steamer (Simons, Renfrew), 689

Hydraulic Crane, 160 - Ton (Tannett Walker and Co.), 259

Hydraulic Forging Press, Breuer - Schumacher

1200-Ton, 241

Hydraulic Lifeboat “City of Glasgow,” 723

Hydraulic Packing, 36

Hydraulic Power Transmission at Periyar, 785

Hydralic Pumping Engines (Taylor and Challen, Birmingham), 544. See A’rraium, 577

Hydraulic Shell Plant (Fielding and Platt, Gloucester), 12

Hydrogen Passing through a Palladium Septum, 724

Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, 817

“ Ideal ” Reducing Valve, 527

Ilfracombe, Thermometer Screens, 257

Implements, 842

Incorporated Gas Institute, 816

India, Railways in, 800

India, Railways and Trade in, 390

India, Telegraph Engineers in, 324

Indian Public Works Department, 626

Indian Railway Property, 266

Indian Railways (London Chamber of Commerce), 689

Indian Sanitation, 549

Indicator Diagrams, 68

Indicator, Railway Station, 479

Indicator, Silvertown Water Level, 164

Indicators, 66

Induction, Electro-Magnetic, 700

Induction, Telegraphic, by Means of Coils, 464

Inductive Telegraphy, 264. See also 464

Industrial Notes, 26, 55, 89, 149, 177, 211, 242, 271, 301, 336, 366, 398, 429, 461, 495, 527, 561, 591, 628, 664, 693, 727, 759, 791, 823, 858

Industrial Outlook, 551

“ Infanta Maria Teresa,” Spanish Armoured Cruiser, 577, 645, 711, 805

Influence of Elements on Iron, 606, 636, 665, 695, 729

Influence of Legislation on Electric Lighting Schemes, 84

Inland Navigation Congress, The Hague, 753

Institution of Civil Engineers. See Civil .Engineers

Insurance of Workmen against Accidents in Russia, 525

International Company’s New Twin - Screw Steamer “ Southwark” (Denny, Dumbarton),

Investor’s and Shareholder’s Guide, 772

“ Iona,” Marine Engine Trials, 186, 212, 274.

See Letters, Marine Engine Trials

Ireland, Railway Traffic in, 296

Ireland, Shipbuilding in, 40, 81. See 87

Iron, Allotropic Modifications of, 854

Iron, Breaking-Down Point, 50

Iron, Cost of Swedish, 11

Iron, Influence of Elements on, 606, 636, 665, 695, 729

Iron Ore, Scandinavian, 588, 763, 793

Iron and Steel, Experimental Determination of Poisson’s Ratio, 760

Iron and Steel Grinding for Microscopic Examination, 588, 826

Iron and Steel Institute :

Iron and Steel Wire, and the Development of its Manufacture, by Mr. J. P. Bedson, 58, 90

Report of the Council, 587

Arrangements for Summer Meeting, 587

Finances, 587

Bessemer Gold Medal (Mr. John Giers, Middlesbrough), 587

President’s Address, by Mr. Windsor Richards, 587

The Walrand-Legenisel Process as Applied to Steel Castings, by Mr. George J. Snelus, 588 Methods of Preparing Polished Surfaces of Iron and Steel for Microscopic Examinations, by Mr. J. E. Stead, 589, 826

Scandinavia as a Source of Iron Ore Supply by Mr. Jeremiah Head, 589, 763, 793 ’

The Analysis of Steel, by Mr. H. K. Bamber,

The Capacity and Form of Blast Furnaces, by Mr. William Hawdon, 604

The Physical Influence of Certain Elements on Iron, by Professor J. O. Arnold, 606,636, 665, 695, 729

The Results of Heat Treatment on Manganese Steel and their Bearing upon Carbon Steel, V’ Hadfield> W7, 636. See also 665, 695, 729

The Application of Electricity as a Motive Power in the Iron and Steel Industries, by Mr. D. Selby-Bigge, 640

The Relations between the Chemical Constitution and Ultimate Strength of Steel, by Mr W. R. Webster, 640 J

Iron and Steel Rusting, 203

Iron and Steel in Sweden, 764

Iron and Steel Trade Prospects, 587

Iron and Steel Wire Manufacture, 58, 90

Iron, Testing the Magnetic Quality of, 326

Iron Tests at Watertown Arsenal 569

Ironclads. See Battleships

Irrigation Reservoirs in Egypt, 223, 521 784

See Letters, Nile ’

Irrigation in Western States, 22

Isothermals of Ether, 825

Breakwaters and Sea Defences in, 179, 302 337

Jacobus’ Modified Planimeter, 186

Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow, 226. See Letters

(Glasgow nri lge ’

Janney Railway Car Platform and Couplers 733

January, Weather, 203

“ Jaurdguiberry,” French Ironclad, 662

Jet-Propelled Lifeboat “ City of Glasgow ” 723

“ John Bull ’’ Locomotive, 712

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 222

Joiners’ Strike, Clyde (Domination in Labour Questions), 202

Jonval-Geyelin Turbines for Niagara (Wood, Philadelphia), 480

Joy’s Fluid Pressure Reversing Gear, 411, 432, 539, 695. See Letters

Junction between Old and New Aqueducts, Glasgow Water Works, 603

Kelly’s Engineer’s and Iron Trade Directory, 249 Kennedy, Professor, on Electric Power and Stations, 563, 592, 537, 632

Kennedy, Professor, on Steam Boiler Experiments, 774. See Vol. lvi.,page 752

Kilns, Portland Cement, 799

Kinematics, Point Paths in Mechanisms, 439 King’s Cross Railway Collision, 268

Kinipple and Under - Water Foundations, Yarmouth Quay, 37

Kitchen Boiler Explosions, 80, 170, 182. See 243. See LettersI

Knapp and Co., L. R., Faringdon, Chaffcutters, tec., 843]

Krupp Ordnance, 567, 641, 673|

Kurung Railway Bridge, North-West India, 612

“ La Marguerite,” Thames and Boulogne Steamer

(Fairfield Company), 857|

Labour and Capital. See Lettersj

Labour Commission, 453, 783, 849I

Labour Disputes in 1892, 815 Labour Disputes, Conciliation in, 453 Labour Questions, Domination in, 202 “Lackawanna,” Oil-Carrying Steamer (Messrs.

Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238 I

Laird Brothers, Birkenhead, Machinery Battle-

1 ship “Royal Oak,” 514 Land Dredgers, 123,126 Landslip on Swansea Vale Railway, 152 Lange and Livesey System Rack Railway Locomotive (Beyer, Peacock, and Co., Limited), 477 Larmuth and Co.’s “ Hirnant ” Rock Drill, 602 Las Palmas, Temperature, &c., 257

Lathe Carrier, Climax, 428 i

Launch Engine, Vosper’s Oil, 647. See 839 '

Launches, Electric, 311

Launches and Trial Trips, 28, 60, 72, 152, 182, 246, 257, 304, 317, 372, 434, 451, 494, 530, 564, 595, 623, 649, 690, 726, 746, 796, 830, 859

Law Courts, Electric Engineering in the, 583

Lead Pencils, 683

Lead and Its Substitutes, White, 145 :

Leaky Boiler Tubes, 331 1

Leaky Telegraph Line, Working a, 457 Leeds, Circulating Boiler Explosion, 266, 272 Leghorn Harbour, Rock Dredging, 27, 56 Legislation, Influence on Electric Lighting

Schemes, 84 I

Lengthening of S.S. “Moor,” 572, 615. See Letters I

Letters to the Editor, 23, 52, 76, 151, 174 206 238, 268, 297, 330, 353, 386, 425, 457, 49o’ 5io’ 556, 623, 658, 678, 713, 754, 776, 779, 808,811 855 Lewes, Professor, on Coal Gas and Its Consumption, 686. See 816 1

Lewes, Professor, on Furnace Combustion and Spontaneous Heating of Coal, 379, 463

Li£eboat “ City of Glasgow,” Steam Hydraulic,

Lift Bridge over the Chicago River, 776 L1£fc. f°r Automatic (Adams Company

i Limited), 500‘ ’

Lifting Water by Air Flotation, 723!

Light, Measurement of, 455, 488, 522j

Light Railways, 560

Lighthouses, Electric, 208, 353

Lighting, Cost of Electric, 585, 652, 720

Lighting, Cost of Private Electric, 851

Lighting, Electric, in City of London, 235. See 583

Lighting Electric, Schemes, Influence of Legislation, 84 °

e“ <s*tety

K SKJ G"”*' “■> •

Liquids, Viscosity of, 273

Lister Keighley, Cutter Sharpener, 591

768 800 ’ 36> 249’ 313’ 342> 509> 573> 674> '39, Liverpool Overhead Railway, 334 Liverpool and the Ship Canal, 853 Liverpool v. Southampton, 621

st^am Generator (Town Refuse), 237, 396 T im d iSee Letters> Steam Raising, <£-c. ’

Lloyd, Lawrence, and Co., Digging Plough 843 Shipwrecks, 327 ” ’

Lloyd s Shipbuilding Returns, 81, 551 Loa<l Tests at Watertown Arsenal, 569 Kocal Government Annual, 249

OlCKorfetrine A(lueduct- See Glasgow Water Lock Nut, Cornwall, 352. See Lettfrr Lock and Weir, Richmond, 687 Locks in Manchester Canal, 110 Lock-Outs in 1892, Strikes and, 815 Locomotive, American War, 385 Locomotive, Cooke’s, 195

Bav Citve 15;TTon industrial Works,

nay City, Michigan, U.S.A ) 177

Locomotive, Decapod, 223 ’

Locomotive Rack Railway (Lange and Livesev T nSASteli- ’B^er> Peacock, and Co., Limited 477 sure 4n 4Qoer±ff,Sear’ Joy’s Fluid Pies-Gear U’ 432, S39’ °95' See Lktters> Joy’s

^poukdSb Rh°de l81and Consolidation Com-Locomotive, Richmond Company, 677 Locomotive, Rogers, 43, 301, 561 Locomotive, Schenectady, 257, 347 509 Locomotive, Switching, 257 ’

Tank» for Beckt°n Outfall Works (Messrs. Bagnall, Limited, Stafford) 775 Locomotive Triple-Boiler, Belgian State Railway (Soci^te St, Leonard, Lidge), 573

Locomotive, Webb’s System of Compounding, 610. See Letters

Locomotives, 801

Locomotives, American, 10, 43, 163,195,223, 257, 301, 316, 347, 385, 461, 509, 561, 644, 677, 712

Locomotives, Balancing. See Letters

Locomotives, Baldwin, 163, 221

Locomotives, British, 758

Locomotives, British, 674. See Letters

Locomotives, Compound. See Letters

Locomotives, Early American, 316, 644, 712

Locomotives, Early English, 316, 644

Locomotives, Pittsburgh, 10

Lodge, Dr. Oliver, on the Work of Hertz, 751

London Chamber of Commerce, 689

London County Council and Tramway Purchase, 144, 297, 483

London, Electric Lighting of City, 235. See 583

London and North-Western Locomotives, 610. See Letters, Locomotives, <fcc.

London and North-Western Railway Composite and Sleeping Cars, 414

London and North-Western Railway Signals, 267

London Refuse Steam Destroyer and Electrical Power Corporation, 237, 396, 425. See Letters, Steam Raising, &c.

London and South-Western Railway Company’s Service, 767. See Letters

Losses, Steam Pressure, in Marine Engines, 410

Loudon Brothers, Glasgow, Double Drilling and Tapping Machine, 613. See Erratum, 656

Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge, Fall of the, 174

LUbecker Maschinenbau Gesellschaft, Land Dredger, 123, 126

Lubricator, Pump (Berend and Co.), 500

“ Lucania” and “Campania,” Year’s Steaming of 553. See Leiters

Luiggi, Chev. L., on Breakwaters and Sea Defences in Italy, 179, 302, 337

McConway and Torley Car Platforms and Couplers, 733

McPhail and Simpsons’ Steam Generator and Superheater, 244. See Letters

Macadamised Road Scarifiers, 486, 496, 547

Machine Design, Early Lessons in, 313

Machine Drawing, 675

Machinery and Manual Labour. See Letters

Machines for Breaking up Roads, 486, 496, 547

Madras Power Transmission Scheme, 785

Magic Mirrors, Making, 206

Magnetarium, 351

Magnetic Phenomena in Gold-Bearing Slates, 509

Magnetic Quality of Iron, Testing the, 326

Magnets, Alternate-Current Electro, 656

Mail, American, Returns, 621

Mail Cars, United States, 385

Making of a Modern Fleet, 359

Manchester Dock, 131

Manchester Ship Canal:

19, 749, 787, 853. See Letters. See Erratum, 261

Special Number, 97 to 142

Aqueduct, Barton Swing, 122. See Letters Barton Swing Aqueduct, 122. See Letters Boulet and Co.’s Land Dredger, Paris, 123, 126

Bridges, 114

Canal as an Engineering Structure, 107

Commercial Aspects, 105, 686

Contractors, 139

Cranes and Excavators, 123, 126

Dock, Manchester, 131

Docks, Salford, 131

Dredger and Spoil Transporters, 123,126

Dredging Operations, 123

Ellesmere Port, 131

Engineers, 139

Excavation, Dry, 126

Freights, Proposed, 19

French Excavators, 123, 126

Geology, 138

German Excavators, 123, 126

Grabs, Steam Cranes and, 123, 126

Harwood, Sir John, on Estimates, Cost, and Prospects, 749, 787

History, 97. See also 749, 787

Land Dredgers, 123, 126

Liverpool and the Ship Canal, 852

Locks, 110 t

LUbecker Maschinenbau Gesellschaft, Land Dredger, 123, 126

Manchester Dock, 131

Navvies, Steam, 123, 126

Opening Bridges, 118. See Letters, Barton Swing Aqueduct

Other Engineering Features, 134

Partington Coal Basin, 135

Plant, 139

Price’s Dredger and Spoil Transporter, 123, .126 Prospects of the Canal, 297, 688, 749, 787, 853 Railway Bridges, 114, 118 Road Bridges, 114, 118

Runcorn Viaduct, 114

Salford Docks, 131

Sluices, 111

Spoil Barges and Buckets, 126

Stoney’s Sluices, 111

Stoney’s Tipping Crane, 126

Swing Bridges, 118. See Letters

Traffic, 297, 688, 749, 787, 853

Viaducts, 114, 118

Walls and Embankments, 131

Whittaker’s Crane Navvy, 123,126

Wilson’s Steam Crane and Excavator, 123 1^6 Manganese Steel, Results of Heat Treatment on and their Bearing upon Carbon Steel, 607, 636* 665, 695, 729 *

Manual Labour v. Machinery. See Letters Manufacturing Large Steam Pipes, 159 Manufacturing Marble, Moreau-Rae Process, 362 March Weather, 454

Mari-Attock Railway, Bridges, North-West India Railway, 612

“Marie Henriette,” Belgian Government Mail Steamer (Cockerill Company, Antwerp), 255 313 ’

Marine Boiler, An Early Cylindrical, 462

Marine Construction, 7, 39, 81, 87, 551

Marine Dangers, 817 -

Marine Engine Trials, 186, 212, 274. See Letters

Marine Engines. See Engines

Marine Engineers, The Position of, 169. See Letters

Markets, Covered, in Europe, 671, 705

Martens’ Method of Grinding Metals, 588, 826

Masonry Dams, 714

Mathematical Calculating Machines, 350. See also 687

Mathematics and Engineering, 728, 762

Mather’s Report, Eight-Hours Day, 422, 753 Mauritius Railway, Rail Bridge on the, 330 Maxim’s Bullet-Proof Cuirass, 726, 753. See Letters, Cuirass

Maximum Contemporary Economy of the Steam Engine, 794, 828

May Weather, 751

Mechanics, Early Lessons in, 313

Mechanical Engineers, American Society of: Presidential Address, by Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, 2 Election of Office-Bearers, &c., 6

Buckeye Valve Gear, The, by Mr. A. K. Mansfield, 32

On the Maximum Contemporary Economy of the High-Pressure Multiple Expansion Steam Engine, by Professor R. H. Thurston, 32, i 794, 828

Expansion Bearings for Bridge Superstructures, by George A. Morrison, 33

A Curve Delineator, by Mr. F. A. Scheffler, 36 Notes on Belting, by Fred. W. Taylor, 36 Hydraulic Packing (Discussion), 36

Some Experiments on the Effect of Water Hammer, by Professor Carpenter, 64. See Letters, Water Hammer

Constants for Correcting Indicator Springs that have been Calibrated Cold, by Professor Carpenter, 66

A Modified Proriy Brake, by Professor Carpenter, 67

A Comparison of the Mean Effective Pressures of Simultaneous Cards taken by Different Indicators, by Professor D. S. Jacobus, 68

Recent Progress in the Manufacture of Steel Castings, by H. L. Gantt, 158

Steam Piping and Efficiency of Steam Plants, by W. A. Pike, 158

A Method of Manufacture of Large Steam Pipes, by C. H. Manning, 159

Cumulative Errors of a Graduated Scale, by W. A. Rogers, 159

A Modern Disinfecting Plant, by W. II. Francis, 162

Crucible Furnace for Burning Petroleum, by W. E. Crane, 162

Tests of a Boiler Using Grates with Small Percentage of Openings, by Mr. J. A. Scheffler, 185

Experimental Determination of the Effect of Water in Steam on the Economy of the Steam Engine, by Professor Carpenter, 185 A Modified Planimeter, 186

Aluminium Bronze, Dr. Leonard Waldo, 186

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of: 524. See Erratum, 590

Report of the Council, 186

Experiments on Transmission of Power by Ropes and Belts, 186

Payment for Life Membership, 187

Papers not Read in the Proceedings, 187

New President (Professor A. B. W. Kennedy), 187

Summer Meeting, 187

Abstracts of the Results of Experiments on Six Steamers, and Conclusions Drawn theref rom in regard to the Efficiency of Marine Boilers and Engines, by Professor T. Hudson Beare, 187, 212, 274. See Letters, Analysis of Furnace Gases

Presidential Address, by Professor Kennedy, 537, 563, 592, 632. See Letters, Electric Traction

A Description of the Grafton High - Speed Steam Engine, by Mr. E. W. Anderson, 538, 630. See Letters. See Erratum, 590

A Description of a Fluid Pressure Reversing Gear for Locomotive Engines, by Mr. D. Joy, 539, 695. See Letters, Joy's Gear

Dinner of the Institution, 524

Mechanisms, Point Paths in (Kinematics), 439 Mellon’s Separator (Mr. Harrison Carter, London), 846

“ Mercury,” Clyde Steamer, 742

Merry weather’s Light Suburban Fire Engine, 258

Mersey Bar, Removal of, 590

Mersey Ferry Steamers, 689

Mersey Shipbuilding, 39, 81, 87

Metal Price Diagrams, 24, 176, 300,. 460, 624, 757 Metals, Experimental Determination of Poisson’s Ratio, 760

Meteorological Society, Royal:

76, 460, 489, 822

President’s Address, by Dr. C. Theodore Williams, 76

Temperature, Rainfall, and Sunshine at Las Palmas, Grand Canary, by Dr. J. Cleasby Taylor, 257

Report on the Phenological Observations for 1893, by Mr. E. Mawley, 257

Comparative Observations with Two Thermometer Screens at Ilfracombe, by Mr. W. Marriott, 257

Relation between the Mean Quarterly Temperature and the Death Rate, by Mr. W. H. Dines, 434

Duration and Lateral Extent of Gusts of Wind and the Measurement of their Intensity, by Mr. W. H. Dines, 434

On the Calculation of Photographic Cloud Measurements, by Dr. K. G. Olsson, 434

Some Phenomena of the Upper Air, by Mr. Richard Inwards, 512

On the Relative Frequency of Different Velocities of Wind, by Mr. W. Ellis, 658

Audibility of “ Big Ben” at West Norwood, by Mr. W. Marriott, 658

Earth Temperatures at Cronkbourne, Isle of Man, by Mr. A, W. Moore, 658

Meteorological Society, Royal—continued. Fogs Reported with Strong Winds during the 15 years 1876-90 in the British Isles, by Mr. R. H. Scott, 822

Some Characteristic Features of Gales and Strong Winds, by Mr. R. H. Curtis, 822

Meter, Compressed Air, 811

Meter, Venturi Water, 329

Meters, Prepayment System, 816

Meters, Some Applications of Electrolytic Cells, 772

Metropolitan Electric Supply Company v. Wise, 583

Michigan University (Ann Arbor), 653

Microbes, Sewage Purification by, 201. See Letters

Microscopic Examination of Iron and Steel, Surfaces for, 588, 826

Middlesbrough, Boiler Explosion, 743

Middleton’s Briquette Machine, 542

Military Engineers and Civil Appointments.

Sco Letters

Miller Railway Car Platform, 733, 770, 803, 833

Milling Flour (Mr. G. Croome, Towcester), 846

Milling Machine, Heavy Universal (Pedrick and

Ayer, Philadelphia), 271

Milton, Mr. J. T., on Tubulous Boilers, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Milwaukee Pumping Engine, Quadruple Expansion (E. P. Allis Company),-32, 794, 828

Mine Explosions, 508

Mine, Unwatering a Flooded, 508

Mines, Resistance of Airways in, 393

Mines. See Shaft Sinking

Minerals, Concentration and Sizing of Crushed, 92

Miners’ Congress, International, 685

Mining, 3

Mining Engineers, American Institute of:

Baltimore Meeting, 442

New Steamer “ Alabama,” 442

Presidential Address, by Mr. H. M. Howe, 442

Mining at the Chicago Exposition, 442

Close Sizing before Jigging, by Professor R. H.

Richards, 443

Torsional Theory of Joints, by Dr. Becker, 443

Correlations in the Coalfield West of Pocahontas, by Colonel Boyd, 443

Pocahontas Coalfield, by Mr. Fred. R. Hotchkiss, 443

Notes on the Reworking of Anthracite Culm Banks, by Mr. A. F. Sheafer, 443

The Geological Relations of the Southern Appalachian Bauxite Deposits, by Dr. W. C. Hayes, 443

The Bauxites : a Study of a New Mineralogical Family, by Francis Laur, 443

Artesian Waters of Eastern Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland, by Mr. N. H. Darton, 471

Physics of Steel (Discussion), 471

Aluminium Bronze, by Dr. Waldo, 472

The Product and Economical Results of the Marsac Refinery for 1892, by Mr. C. A. Stetefeldt, 472

The Determination of Phosphorus in Coal, by Mr. Jacob Lychenheim, 473

Ore Washer at Longdale, by Mr. Guy R. Johnson, 507

Mine Explosions Generated by Grahamite Dust, by Mr. William Glenn, 508

Notes on the Unwatering of a Flooded Mine, by Mr. B. S. Randolph, 508

Notes on certain Magnetic Phenomena in Gold-Bearing Slates, by Mr. C. A. Merger, 509

Survey of an Underground Connection at Leavenworth, Kansas, by Mr. E. A. Sperry, 568

Notes on some Tests by Repeated Stresses made at the Watertown Arsenal, by Mr. James E. Howard, 569

Mining Survey in Kansas, 568

Mining and Treatment of Coal, 443

Mirrors, Making Magic, 206

Miscellanea, 15, 45, 73, 148,167,199, 231, 261, 291, 321, 351, 396, 419, 460, 483, 526, 547, 581, 615, 657, 692, 726, 747, 790, 821, 856

Mogul Locomotive (Baldwin), 163

Moissan, M. Henri, Grinding Material, 655

Moller, H. C. V., on Copenhagen Breakwater, 93

Mont Saldve (Geneva), Electric Rack Railway, 307, 375, 437, 503

“ Moor,” Lengthening and Re-Engining (Thomson, Clydebank), 572, 615. See 717

Mordey, Mr. W. M., on Parallel Working of Alternators, 391, 455

Moreau-Rae Process, Marble Manufacture, 362

Morison’s Evaporator, 291

Morrison’s Expansion Bearings for Bridges, 33

Mortar Carriage, 12-In. Spring Return (Builders

Iron Foundry, Providence, R.I.), 258

Mortars, Krupp, 641, 567, 673

Mortising Machine, Chain, 424

Motor Cars, Electric Heating of, 854

Motor, Gas, on Tramways, 808

Motors, Electric, 537, 563, 592, 632

Motors, Internal Combustion, without Boilers', 739

Mountain, Electric Rack Railway, Geneva, 307, 375, 437, 503

Mountain Railway, Otis, 411, 474

Muirhead v. Commercial Cable Company, 583

Municipalities and the Purchase of Private

Undertakings, 144, 297, 483

Nail Machine, Horseshoe, 240

Napier, Shanks, and Bell, Glasgow, Clyde Steamers “ Neptune ” and “ Mercury,” 742

National Building Trades Exhibition, 424

“ National ” Car Coupler, 767

Naval Architects, Institution of:

Annual Report of Council, 360

Navy, Address by the Chairman, Admiral Sir

John Dalrymple-Hay, Bart., 360

Presentation of Gold Medals to Mr. George A.

Calvert, and to Herr Otto Schlick, 360

The Qualities and Performances of Recent First-Class Battleships, by Dr. W. H. White, 360, 367. See Letter, 387

The Amplitude of Rolling on Non-Synchronous Waves, by M. Emile Bertin, 362

The Stresses on a Ship Due to Rolling, by Professor A. G. Greenhill, 362

Naval Architects. Institution of— continued. On Leclert’s Theorem, by Professor A. G. Greenhill, 362

Recent Experiments in Armour, by Mr.

Charles E. Ellis, 375, 465, 530, 595

The Detachable Ram or Submarine Gun as a Substitute for the Ram, by Captain W. H. Jaques, 378

Leaves from a Laboratory Note-Book: (a) Some Points Affecting the Combustion of Fuel in Marine Boilers; (6) The Spontaneous Heating of Coal, by Professor V. B. Lewes, 379, 463

The Circulation of Water in Thornycroft Water-Tube Boilers, by Mr. J. I. Thornycroft, 381, 399

On Water-Tube Boilers, by Mr. J. T. Milton, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

On the Comparative Merits of Cylindrical and Water-Tube Boilers for Ocean Steamships, by Mr. James Howden, 381. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers and “ Malacca's" Boilers, 462

Further Investigations on the Vibration of Steamers, by Mr. Otto Schlick, 401, 406. See Letters,’ Vibration of Steamers

On the Relation between Stress and Strain in the Structure of Vessels, by Mr. T. C. Read and Mr. G. Stanbury, 409, 499

On Ship-Shaped Stream Forms, by Mr. D.

W. Taylor, 410

Experiments with Triple-Expansion Engines at Reduced Pressures, by Mr. D. Croll, 410, 529

Steam Pressure Losses in Marine Engines, by Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, 410

Fluid Pressure Reversing Gear, by Mr. David Joy, 411, 432, 539. See Letters’, Joy's Gear. See also 695

Naval Architecture, A Manual of, 768

Naval Defence Act Fleet, 359

Naval Guns, Krupp, 567, 641, 673

Naval Supremacy, 264

Navigation of the Severn, 143

Navvies, Steam, 123, 126

Navy, Additions to, 389, 421, 424, 485, 519, 547.

See Letters, Navy

Navy Artificers. See Letters

Navy, Engine-Room Artificers in the, 328

Navy Questions, 389, 421, 424, 485, 494, 517, 519, 547. See Letters

Navy, Why we Need a, 264

“ Neptune,” Clyde Steamer, 742

“Netherlands,” Hudson River Ferry Steamer (Messrs. Marvel, Newburg, U.S.A.), *223

Netting, Wire, Machine, 612

New South Wales, Punctuality of Trains, 362

New South Wales Railways, Rate War with Queensland, 49

Newhaven and Dieppe Steamers “ Seine ” and “ Thames” (Forges et Chan tiers, Havre), 622

Newport Iron Works, Blast Furnaces, 604

Niagara, Jonval-Geyelin Turbines for (Wood, Philadelphia), 480

Nickel Industry in Norway, 50

Nickel Steel Armour, Harveyised, Recent Experiments, 375, 465, 530, 595

Niclausse Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Nile, Storage Reservoirs, and Regulating, 223, 521, 784. See Letters

Noise of Fans, 428, 459, 492

North Sea Dutch Canal, 237

Norway, Cement Industry in, 84

Norway, Electric Transmission in, 818

Norway, Nickel Industry in, 50

Norway, Railways in, 655

Norway, Shipbuilding and Engineering in, 174

Norway, Wood-Pulp industry in, 267

Notes from Cleveland and the Northern Counties, 14, 44, 85, 147, 165, 198, 230, 260, 290, 319, 363, 395, 418, 450, 481, 512, 546, 580, 614, 648, 691, 725, 744, 789, 820, 846

Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 15, 847

Notes from the North, 14, 44, 85, 147, 166, 198, 230, 260, 290, 320, 363, 395, 418, 450, 482, 513, 545, 580, 613, 648, 690, 724, 746, 788. 819, 846

Notes from the South-West, 28, 44, 86, 148, 166, 198, 230, 259, 289, 320, 364, 395, 418, 451, 482, 512, 546, 580, 614, 649, 691, 725, 745, 789, 820, 847

Notes from South Yorkshire, 14, 44, 86, 148, 166, 198, 230, 261, 290, 320, 364, 395, 418, 450, 481, 512, 546, 580, 615, 649, 691, 725, 744, 789, 820, 847

Notes from United States, 13, 52, 72, 142, 174, 205, 268, 289, 329, 428, 450, 478, 512, 545, 579, 658, 689, 723, 753, 776, 822, 855

Nut, Cornwall Lock, 352. See Letters, Lock Nuts

Nuts, 754, 777

Obituary: Mr. James Frost Creswick, 563

Mr. John Galloway, 227

Ex-Bailie James Hamilton, 231

Mr. John H. Harris, 214

Mr. John Hick, 199

Sir William M‘Onie, 198

Sil’ Philip Cunliffe Owen, 423

Mr. James Reid, 846

Mr. Joseph Tomlinson, 621

Mr. William Walker, 615

Observatory Towers, Alignment of Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works, 603

Ocean Highways and the Navy, 264

Official Report, Chicago Exhibition, 86 Oil-Burning Apparatus (GWynne), 318 Oil-Carrying Steamers, 205 *

Oil-Carrying Steamers “Delaware” and “Lackawanna” (Messrs. Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238

Oil Engine, Campbell, 741, 835

Oil Engine, Crossley’s, 807, 834, 838

Oil Engine, Robey Horizontal Fixed, 808, 834, 842

Oil Engine in Tramcar, 676

Oil Engine, Vertical (Messrs. J. M. Grob and Co., Leipzig-Eutritzsch), 822

Oil Engine, Vosper’s Launch, 647. See 839

Oil Engines. See Agricultural Show

| OU Engines, 478, 739, 775, 807, 808, 822,-833

Oil Engines, “Trusty” Portable (Messrs. Weyman and Hitchcock), 711, 835

Oil Fuel at Chicago Exposition, 692

Oil Industry, Scotch, 788

Oil Supplies, Regulation of, 22

Oil-Testing Machine (Phillips), 791

Oil Wells in Burmah and Siam, 688

Old Colony Locomotive, 461

Oldfield and Robinson’s Feed Mechanism, Planing

Machine (Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Glasgow) 41

Opening Bridges on Manchester Canal, 118. See Letters, Barton Swing Aqueduct

Ordnance Trials of H.M.S. “Centurion,” 52

Ore, Iron, Scandinavian, 763, 793

Ore-Washing in East Texas, 507

Oscillations, Electro-Magnetic, 700

Osmond, Mr., on Physical Influence of Elements on Iron, 607, 636, 665, 695, 729

Osmond’s Method of Grinding Metal, 826, 588

Ostend and Dover Mail Steamer “ Marie Henriette” (Cockerill Company, Antwerp), 255, 313

Otis Elevating Railway, Catskill Mountain. 411 474 ’ ’

Owen, Sir Philip Cunliffe, 423

Packing of Hydraulic Machinery, 36

Paddle Boat, Extemporised, 22

Paddle Engines. See Engines

Paddle Steamers. See Steamers

Palace Cars, Wagner, 162

Palace Steamer Company’s Excursion Steamer “La Marguerite”(Fairfield Company), 857

Palermo Harbour and Rock Dredging, 27, 56 Palladium Septum,Hydrogen Passing through,724

Palmer, Jarrow, Engines, &c., of H.M.S. “Resolution,” 17,146. See Letters

Parallel Working of Alternators, 391, 455

Paris and Mantes Railway, Profile, 655

Parlour and Passenger Cars (Pullman), 38

Partington Coal Basin, 135

Passenger Rate War, Atlantic, 554

Passengers, Transatlantic, 294

Patent Agent Legislation, 550, 758, 787. See Letters

Patent, First Monopoly, 804

Patent Laws, Austria-Hungary and Denmark, 525

Patent Office Library, 76, 327

Patent Record, 29, 61, 95, 183, 215, 247, 277, 305, 339, 373, 404, 435, 467, 501, 531, 565, 599, 633, 668, 701, 731, 765, 797, 831, 861

Patent of Saltpetre, The First, 773

Patents, American v. British, 583

Patents in Camboya, Annam, and Tonkin, 240

Patents, Westinghouse Brake, in America, 21

Pavement, A New, 173

Pavements, Carriage-Way, 47, 84

Pedrazzoli Rear Sight for Artillery, 778

Pedrick and Ayer, Philadelphia, Heavy Universal Milling Machine, 271

Pencils, Lead, 683

Penn’s Tubulous Boiler, Lifeboat “City of Glasgow,” 723

Periyar Power Transmission Scheme, 785

Permanent Way for Tram Lines, 456

Persian Telegraphs, 662

Petroleum Borings in North Caucasus, 393

Petroleum Burning Apparatus (GWynne), 318

Petroleum Engines, 478. See also Oil

Petroleum Furnaces, Crucible, 162

Petroleum Supplies, Regulation of, 22

Petroleum, Tank for, 492

Petroleum Wells in Burmah and Siam, 688

Phenological Observations, 1893, 257

Phillips’ Oil Testing Machine, 791

Phosphorus in Coal, Determination of, 473

Photometer, Spurge’s, 206

Photometry, 455, 488, 489, 522

Physics of Steel, 471

Physical Society :

Note on a New Mode of Making Magic Mirrors, by Mr. J. W. Kearton, 206

Some Observations in Diffraction, by Mr. W. B.

Croft, 206

Note on the New Photometric Method and a Photometer for Same, by Mr. J. B. Spurge, 206

The Viscosity of Liquids, by Mr. Owen Glynne Jones, 273

Note on a New Electrical Theorem, by Mr. T. H. Blakesley, 304

Attachment of Quartz Fibres, by Professor

C. V. Boys, 304

Method of Determining Refractive Indices, by Mr. Littlewood, 304

Mathematical Calculating Machines, especially a New Harmonic Analyser, by Professor O. Henrici, 350. See also 687

Magnetarium, by Mr. H. Wilde, 351

Calculating Machines, by Professor Henrici, 543 . \ •

On the Minimum Temperature of Visibility, by Mr. P. L. Gray, 543

On the Mechanism of Electrical Conduction (Conduction in Metals), by Mr. C. W. Burton,

D. Sc., 656

On the Design and Winding Alternate-Current Electro-Magnets, by Professor S. P. Thompson, 656

Graphical Method of Constructing the Curves of Current in Electro-Magnets and Transformers, by Major A. L. Hippisley, 657

On Electro-Magnetic Induction in Plane, Cylindrical, and Spherical Current Sheets, and its Representation by Moving Trails of Images, by Mr. G. H. Bryan,’700

On Dielectrics, by Mr. Rollo Appleyard, 700

Note on the Behaviour of certain Bodies in Presence of Electro-Magnetic Oscillations, by Professor G. M. Minchin, 700

The Passage of Hydrogen through a Palladium Septum, and the Pressure which it Produces, by Professor W. Ramsay, 724

The Expansion of Rarefied Gases, by Professor W. Ramsay, 724

Experiments on the Relations of Pressure, Volume, and Temperature of Rarefied Gases, by Mr. E. C. C. Bah' and Professor Ramsay, 825

The Isothermals of Ether, by Mr. Rose Innes, 825

Picking Stone, Machine (Messrs. Woods and Co., Stowmarket, Suffolk), 843

B w

Pickles and Sons, J., Cask-Making Machine, 481 Picksley, Sims, and Co., Leigh, Haymaking Machine, 843

Pile Driving, 331

Pipes, Electrical Corrosion of Underground, 21

Pipes, Experiments as to Water Hammer, 64.

See Letters, Water Hammer

Pipes, Manufacturing Large Steam, 159

Piping, Glasgow Water Works, 635

Piping, Steam, 158, 159

Pits. See Shaft Sinking

Pittsburgh Locomotives, 10

Planimeter, Hatchet, 687. See Addendum, 725. See Letters

Planimeter, A Modified, 186

Planing Machine, with Robinson and Oldfield’s Feed Mechanism (Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Glasgow), 41

Plant, Manchester Canal, 139

Platform Railway Cars, Zuypen and Charlier, 480

Platforms, American Railway Car, 733, 767, 803, 833

Playfair and De la BOche, Steam Generator (Town Refuse), 237, 396, 425. See Letters, Steam Raising,

Plough, Digging (Messrs. Lloyd, Lawrence, and Co., London), 843

Plough, Forked (H. Forman, Derby), 843

Plough, Steam (Fowler and Co., Leeds), 842

Ploughs (Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies), 843 Pocahontas Coal Mining and Treatment, 443 Pohld Air Lift Pump, 723, 754. See Letters Point Paths in Mechanisms; a Contribution to

Elementary Kinematics, 439

Poisson’s Ratio, Experimental Determination of, 760

Polishing Metals, 588, 826

Portable Centrifugal Pumping Engine Fitted for

Burning Oil Fuel (Gwynne), 318

Portland Cement Concrete Making, 754

Portland Cement, Dry Method of Making, 708, 735, T99

Portsmouth Corporation Electric Supply, 747

Position Finder, Crampton-Smith, 644

Post-Elastic Deformation of Bars, 621

Post Office Cars, United States, 385

Potato Digger (Messrs. J. Wallace and Sons, Glasgow), 843

Potato Planting and Raising (Mr. W. J. Burgess, King’s Lynn), 843

Poultry Transportation Car, 542

Power Transmission in Norway, Electric, 818

Power Transmission at Periyar, 785

Power Transmission by Ropes and Belts, Experiments, 186

Power Transmission in Sweden, Electric, 50

“ Powerful,” British Cruiser, 24, 45, 51

Practical v. Theoretical Training, 79

Preece, Mr. W. H., on Electric Progress in America, 171

Preece, Mr. W. H.,on Inductive Telegraphy, 264.

See also 464

Preller, C. S. du Riche, on the Electric Heating of Motor Cars, 854

Preller, C. S. du Riche, on Mont Saldve (Geneva) Rack Railway, 307, 375, 437, 503, 854

“ Premier” Oil Engine (Wells Brothers), 38

Prepayment of Gas Meter System, 816

Press, Breuer-Schumacher 1200-Ton Hydraulic

Forging, 241

Press Directory, 509

Press, “ Presto” Stereo, 288

Pressed Steel Underframes, 446

Presses, Hydraulic (Fielding and Platt, Gloucester), 12

Pressures, Riveting, 655

“ Presto” Stereo-Matrix Process, 288

Prevention of Waste of Water, 403

Price’s Dredger and Spoil Transporter, 123, 126

Priestman’s Oil Engine, 841

Prince’s Pier Station, Greenock, 742

Producers, Gas, 816

Proell Gear, Compound Engine with (Messrs.

Westgarth, English, and Co., Middlesbrough), 678

Projectiles, Hydraulic Presses (Fielding and Platt, Gloucester), 12

Prony Brake, Modified, 67

Propellers, Spanish Belted Cruisers (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao), 576, 645, 711, 805

Prospects of Manchester Canal, 297, 688, 749, 787, 852

Public Health, 293

Puerto Cabello and Valencia Rack Railway Locomotive (Beyer, Peacock, and Co.), 477

Pullan and Mann, Leeds, Brick-Making Machine, 844

Pullman Cars, 38, 676

Pullman Street Cars, 676

Pump Lubricator, Automatic (Berend and Co.’s), 500

Pump, Pohle Air Lift, 723, 754. See Letters

Pump and Windmill for Draining Lands, 207, 239, 270, 334

Pumps, Electrically-Driven (Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co.), 162

Pumps, Snow Oil, Oil-Carrying Steamers, .72, 209, 238

Pumping Engine Fitted for Oil Fuel, Portable Centrifugal (Gwynne), 318

Pumping Engines, Hydraulic (Taylor and Challen, Birmingham), 544. See Erratum, 577

Pumping Engines, Quadruple-Expansion (E. P.

Allis Company), Economy of, 32, 794, 828 x

Pumping Engines, Triple-Expansion, Worthington (J. Simpson and Co., Limited, London), 578

Pumping Plant, Electric Colliery (Ernest Scott and Mountain), 350

Punctuality of Trains in New South Wales, 362

Purification of Coal Gas, 686, 816

Purification of Sewage, 293

Purification of Sewage by Microbes, 201. See Letters

Quartz Fibres, Attachment of, 304

Quay, Great Yarmouth, New Fish (Kinipple), 37

“Queen Olga” Engines Working at Reduced Power, 204

Queensland Railways, Rate War with New South Wales, 49

Quick-Firing Breech Mechanism Fletcher 740

Quick-Firing Guns, Armstrong, 283 308 346

Ouick-Firing Guns, hrupp, 567, 641, 6/3

Quirk's Train Tablet Exchanger, 448

Rack Railway, Electric, Mont Saleve, Geneva, rMw’ ^motive (Lange and luvesey

Rail Bridge on the Mauritius Railwaj, 330

Rail, Sandberg’s 1QO-Lb., 613

Rails in United States, 84

Railway Accident at Drummuir, 62

Railway Bridges, Manchester Canal, 114, 118

Railway Bridges in North-W est India, bU

Railway Car Couplers, 733, 76/ , 803, 833

Railway Carriages, American D. British.

wi"

(Longford Company), 545

»Xi^SiSfieM,Rean592

Railway Collision at Cannon-Street 656

Railway Collision at King s Cross, 268

Railway Collision at Ramsey, 41

Railway Collision at Tain, 792

Railway Collision at Thorpe s Bridge, a43

Railway Collision with Travelling Crane, 60

Railway and Commercial Gazetteer, 249

Railway, Congo, 723 kttrr

Railway Congress, The 323, 355 520. See Lkttkr

Railway Development m France, 331. o

R^wav^ectric Rack, Mont Sateve, Geneva, 307,375,437,503

Railway Extension in San Salvador, 4a6

Railway Fog Signalling, Timmis and Aber-| nethy’s Electric, 527 I

Railway, Landslip on Swansea Vale, 152 ,

Railway, Otis Elevating, Catskill Mountain, 411, 474

Railway Policy, Russian, 653

Railway Property, Indian, 266

Railway, Queensland, 49

Railway Rates and Traders, 456, 483

Railway Rod Connections, Guide Bearings for,

Railway Rolling Stock with Steel Frames, 446 Railway, Scotch, Economy, 542 Wo<u.o-„

Railway, Service of London aRd South-Western,

767. See Letters, London and South-Western

Railway Signals, London and North-Western, 267 x.

Railway Signals, Operating, 31, 63

Railway Signals, Tablet Exchanger, 448

Railway Station Indicator, 479

Railway Station, Prince s Pier, Greenock, 742

Railway Station Roof, Fall of Dover, 92

Railway Traffic in Ireland, 296

Railway Train Lighting and Heating, 6

Railway Train Service, Great Western, 15d. See

Letters, Great Western Railway

Railway Tunnels, Dore and Chinley, 181 ,

Railway, Venezuelan, 392

Railway Wagon Repairs, Cost of, 2/0, 501

Railway Zone Tariff in Hungary, 22

Railways, Government, Rate War between

Australian, 49

Railways in India, 800

Railways, Indian (London Chamber of Commerce), 689

Railways, Light, 560

Railways, Norway, 655

Railways, Spanish, 689

Railways and Trade in India, 390

Raising Steam by Towns’ Refuse, 237, 396, 425.

See Letters

Ram, Detachable, Submarine Artillery, 3/8

Ramsey, Railway Collision at, 41

Range Finder, Crampton-Smith, 644

Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies, Ploughs, 843

Rapid-Firing Guns, Armstrong, 283, 308, 346

Rapson’s Slide, 757, 812

Rarefied Gases, Expansion of, /24, 825

Rates, Railway, and Traders, 456, 483

Read, Mr. T. C., andStanbury, Mr. G.,on Stresses and Strains in Ships, 409, 499

Rear Collision at Bettisfield, 592

Rear Sight for Artillery, Pedrazzoli, /78 Recalescence of Iron, 606, 636, 665, 695, /29 Records of Engineering Experience, 617 Reducing Valve, Ideal, Joy’s, 527

Re-engining S.S. “Moor” (Thomson, Clydebank), 572, 615. See 717

Refinery, Gold and Silver, 472

Refractive Indices, Method of Determining, 304

Refrigerating Plant, Central Station, 267

Refrigeration, Eastman’s Cars, &c.. 365

Refuse Disposal in Birmingham, 415

Refuse, Raising Steam by Towns’, 237, 396, 425.

See Letters, Steam Raising, &c.

Registration of Patent Agents, 550, 758,78/. See Letters

Relief and Vacuum Valves, Coale’s Safety, 612

Report by British Commission, Chicago Exhibition, 688 „ . .

Research Committee, Inst. M.E., Marine Engine Trials, 186, 212, 274. See Letter, Marine Engine Trials

Reservoir, Craigmaddie, Glasgow, 703, 738

Reservoir, Masonry Dams, 714

Reservoirs. See Glasgow Water Works

Reservoirs on the Nile, Storage, 223, 521, 784.

See Letters, Nile

Resistance of Airways in Mines. 393

“ Resolution” and “Revenge,” H.M.SS., Stability, Engines, &c. (Palmers Company, Jarrow), 17. See 146, 152, 360, 367, 387. See Letters

Retorts at Rochdale, Inclined Gas, 40. See Letters

Retorts, Setting of Gas, 816

“ Revenge,” Engines, &c., of H.M. Battleship (Palmers, Jarrow), 17, 146, 152, 360, 367, 387

Reversing Gear, Fluid Pressure, Joy’s, 411, 432, 539, 695. See Letters, Joy's Gear

Rhode Island Consolidation Compound Locomotive, 316

Richards, Mr. Windsor, on Steel Trade, 587

Richmond and Chandler, Manchester, Grain Bruiser and Grinder, 843


Richmond Company’s Locomotive, 677

Richmond Lock and Weir, 687

Rings, Elastic Strength of, 489,526. See Letters.

See Erratum, 526

River Bridges over the Rhone at Lyons, 394

River Yenisei, Siberia, Expedition to, 82

Rivers, Training of, 525

Riveting Pressures, 655

Road Bridge at Wooler, Northumberland, 289

Road Bridges, Manchester Canal, 114, 118

Road Scarifiers, Macadamised, 486, 496, 547

Road Steam Engines, 552. See Letters

Robey Oil Engine, 808, 834, 842

Robinson and Oldfield’s Feed Mechanism, Planing Machine (Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Glasgow), 41

Robinson, Professor, on Petroleum Engines, 478

Rochdale Gas Works, Inclined Retorts, 40. See Letters, Gas Retorts

Rock Dredging Work, 27, 56

Rock Drill, Hirnant, 602

Rock Forming Minerals, Tables for the Determination of the, 801

“ Rocket” Locomotive, 316, 645

Rogers Locomotive, 43, 301, 561

Rollason’s Wind Motor, 513

Rolling of Battleships (“Royal Sovereign”), 17, 360, 367, 387. See Letters

Roof, Fall of Dover Railway Station, 92

Roofs and Bridges, Stresses in, 342

Room, Sound-Proof, 77,151

Root’s Oil Engine, 838

Rope Power Transmission, Experiments, 186

Rowan and Sons, Glasgow’, Engines Clyde 1 Steamers “ Neptune ” and “ Mercury,” 742 |

Royal Agricultural Society. See Agricultural

Society, Royal 1

Royal Commission on Labour, 453, 783, 849

Royal Engineers and Civil Appointments. See Letters

Royal Mail Company’s Steamships, 620

Royal Meteorological Society. See Meteorological Society

“Royal Oak” Machinery, Battleship (Laird Brothers, Birkenhead), 514

Royal Society Soiree, 584, 786

“Royal Sovereign” Stability, 17, 360, 367, 387.

See Letters

Royle’s Expansion Steam Trap, 561

Runcorn Viaduct, 114

Russia, Accident Insurance Funds, 525

Russian Harbour on the Arctic Ocean, 267

Russian Oil Supplies, Regulation of, 22

Russian Railway Policy, 653

Rusting of Iron and Steel, 203

Safety Car Heating and Lighting Company’s Appliances, 287, 335 r J

Safety Valves, Baldwin, 678

St. Leonard’s Soctets, Ltege, Triple-Boiler Locomotive, Belgian State Railway, 573

Salford Docks, 131

Saltpetre, The First Patent of, 773

Samuelson and Co.’s Oil Engine, 835

San Salvador, Railway Extension, 456

Sandberg’s 100-Lb. Rail, 613

Sanitation in India, 549

Saws for Cutting Copper, 624

Scales, Graduated, Cumulative Errors in 159 Scandinavian Iron Ore, 588, 763, 793 Scarifiers, Macadamised Road, 486, 496 547 Schenectady Locomotive, 257, 347, 509 ’

Scbbck> Mr- Otto, on vibration of Steamers, 401, 406. See Letters

Scotch Oil Industry, 788

Scotch Railway Economy, 542

Scotch Ship Canal, Proposed, 487

Scotland, Shipbuilding in, 87

Scott and Mountain, Ernest, Electric Colliery

Pumping Plant, 350 *

^CruFser, 47°5Untain’ Steam D^amo for Chilian Scrap-Cutting Machine (Messrs. Craig and

Donald, Jolinstone), 727 8

Seoo?efences and Breakwaters in Italy, 179, 302

Seaton Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See

Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

fc” an/l“ Thames>” Newhaven and Dieppe a ??Sn'?.rs (Horges et Chantiers, Havre), 622 P c pBln?lng Harvesters, Trials of, 20 ' Sell s Telegraphic Address Directory, 509 Separator, Centrifugal Tar, 778 Separators and Disintegrators, 846 Serpollet Boiler, 327

Severn, Navigation of the, 143

LHt for (Adams Company,

Sewage Disposal in Birmingham, 415

Sewage (Public Health), 293

LEmR8UrifiCatiOn by Microbes> 201. See

Bloving Cranks from, 483, 623 680

405® 533? 669s “nd EquiPment °f> 153, ’217, 279, Shafts, Tests of, at Watertown Arsenal 569 investors and, 772 *

Sharp, Mr. Archibald, on Point Paths in chamsms (Kinematics), 439

oh?ne S’ C0 > Glas«ow> Ma-

Mechinism^l®01”"80" and °ldfleld’8 Feed lteenner’w Uu.er (Listcr> Keighley), 519

(Messrs-craig and

Sh&« et’Pr00f> 726> 753‘ See Letters,

|!j?P 2anaJ* TTSee Manchester Ship Canal

Sh n rana ’ ?Jlmber t0 Wakefield, 146, 615

P °ana > Liverpool and the, 852 ’

Ship Canal, Proposed Scotch, 487 Sh^Dynamo (E. Scott and Mountain, Limited), Ship-Shaped Stream Forms, 410

Stresses and Strains, 409, 499

Shipbuilding, A Manual of Naval Architecture, S187,b551lding and Marine Engineering, 7, 39, 81, Shipbuilding in Norway, 174

Shipping through Suez Canal, /23

Shipping, The Surplus of, 81

Shipping World Year-Book, 249

Shipwreck List, 327

Shofer Portland Cement Kiln, <99

Shunt Box for Galvanometers, 489

Siam, Oil in, 688 . t

Siberia, Expedition to River Yenisei, 82

Sieves, Operating, with Circular Motion (Messrs. E. R. and F. Turner, Ipswich), 843

Sight for Artillery, Pedrazzoli Rear, 778

Signalling, Railway, 31, 63

Signals, London and North-Western Railway, 267

Silver and Gold Refinery, 472

Silvertown Water Level Indicator, 164

Simplon Tunnel, 297

Simpson and Co., Lmited, Triple-Expansion Worthington Pumping Engines, 578

Simpsons and McPhail’s Steam Generator and Superheater, 244. See Letters, Generators, &c.

Sinking and Equipment of Shafts, 153, 217, 279, 405, 533, 669

Sizing of Crushed Minerals, Concentration and, 92

Sleeping and Composite Cars, L. and N.-W. Railway, 414

Slide, Rapson’s, 757, 812

Sluices on Manchester Canal, 111

Sluices at River Clyde, 325

Sluices, Stoney, at Richmond, 687

Small Coal, Value of, 3

Smoke Consumption, 77

Smoke Prevention (British Engineering Company, Limited, Birmingham), 845

Smoking Cars (Pullman), 38

Snelus, Mr. G. J., on Walrand-Leg&iisel Steel Process, 588

Snow’s Oil Pumps, Oil Carrying Steamers, 72, 209, 238

Society ot Arts:

22

Electric Signalling without Wires, by Mr. W.

H. Preece, 264

Railways and Trade Development in India, by Mr. Joseph Walton, 390

Photometry (Cantor Lectures), by Captain

Abney, 455, 488, 489, 522

Sanitation in India, by Sir Auckland Colvin, 549

Coal Gas and its Consumption, by Professor Lewes, 686

Oil Wells in Burmah and Siam, by Mr. R. D.

Oldham, 688

Sorby’s Method of Grinding Metal, 826, 588

Sound-Proof Room, 77, 151

Source of Glasgow Water Supply, 469

South Atlantic Steamships, 620

South-East England Weather in 1893, 554

South-Western Train Service, 155

Southampton Docks, 621

Southampton v. Liverpool, 621

“Southwark,” International Company’s T.S.S.

(Denny, Dumbarton), 51

Spanish Armoured Cruisers (Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao), 576, 645, 711, 805

Spanish Railways, 689

Spectacles, Mechanical Treatment for Double

Vision, 329

Speed of Steamships, Economical, 54

Speed Trials, Chilian Cruiser “ Blanco Encalada,”

819. See 723, 746

Spencer Naval Programme, 389, 421, 424, 485,

519, 547. See Letters, Navy

Spheroidal State, Boiler Explosions, 170

Spoil Barges and Buckets, 126

Spontaneous Heating of Coal, 379, 463

Spring Mounted Traction Engine (Aveling and

Porter), 807

Spurge’s Photometer, 206

Squint, Spectacles for, 329

Stability of Battleships (“Royal Sovereign”),

17, 146, 360, 367, 387. See Letters

Stability, Spanish Cruiser (Astilleros del Nervion,

Bilbao), 576. See 645, 711, 805

Stanbury, Mr. G., and Read, Mr. T. C., on

Stresses and Strains in Ships, 409, 499

Starting Tram Cars, Apparatus, 363

Statics, Graphic, 54, 77

Station, Prince’s Pier, Greenock, 742

Station, Railway, Indicator, 479

Station Roof, Fall of Dover Railway, 92

Stations, Electric, 537, 563, 592, 632

for

En-475

Statistical Society. The Royal:

Ocean Highways ; their Bearing on the Food and Wages of Great Britain, by Lord George Hamilton, 264

Stead, Mr. J. E., Polishing Iron and Steel

Microscopic Examination, 588, 826

Steam on Common Roads, 552. See Letters

Steam Diggers, 842

Steam Dryness, Testing, 818

Steam Dynamo for Chilian Cruiser “ Blanco calada” (E. Scott and Mountain, Limited)

Steam, Effect of Water in, 185 h

Steam Elevator Bridge over Chicago River, 776

Steam Engines, 842 ’

StMoPH 5nd Superheater, Simpsons and

McPhail, 244. See Letters, Generator

Steam Jets, 23, 53, 77,175 ’ V ’

Steam Lifeboat “City of Glasgow ” 723

Steam Piping, 158, 159

Steam Pressure Losses in Marine Engines 410

Ste,am Raising by Towns’ Refuse, 237, 396 425

See Letters ’

Steam, Superheated, in Small Motors 327

Steam Trap, Royle’s Expansion, 561 ’

s •< Steamer, Extemporised Paddle 22

Steamer “ La Marguerite,” Thames and Boulogne

Excursion (Fairfield Company) 857

St^ieri“ Netherlands,” Hudson River Ferrv

(Marvel, Newburg, U.S.A ) 223 ferry

Steamer, Paddle, “ Marie ’Henriette ” p«i •

Mail (Cockerin Company, Ant^ )’ 255 3^” Steamer “ Southwark,” International Con,’,„„ ■

Twin-Screw (Denny,’ Dumbarton), 51 Pa"y 8

Steamers,Clyde, “Neptune’’and “Mercury,” 742

Steamers, Ferry, 689

Steamers “Lucania” and “Campania,” Year’s Steaming of, 553. See Letters, Lucania

Steamers, Oil-Carrying, 205

Steamers, Oil-Carrying, “Delaware” and “Lackawanna” (Messrs. Dunlop, Port Glasgow), 72, 209, 238

Steamers “Seine” and “Thames,” Newhaven and Dieppe (Forges et Chantiers, Havre), 622

Steamers, South Atlantic Royal Mail, 620

Steamers, Vibration of, 401, 406, 459, 492. See Letters

Steamships, Economical Speed of, 54

Steel, Allotropic Modifications of, 854

Steel and Aluminium, 270, 300

Steel Analysis, 590

Steel, Basic, Production of, 261

Steel, Breaking Down Point of, 50

Steel Canoes, 683

Steel Castings, 158

Steel, Results of Heat Treatment of Manganese, and their Bearing upon Carbon Steel, 607, 636, , 665, 695, 729

Steel and Iron Grinding for Microscopic Examination, 588, 826

Steel and Iron Institute. See Iron and Steel

I nstitute

Steel and Iron Rusting, 203

Steel and Iron in Sweden, 764

Steel and Iron Trade Prospects, 587

Steel and Iron Wire Manufacture, 58, 90

Steel, Physics of, 471

Steel Process, Walrand-Legenisel, 588

'Steel, Tests of, 471

Steel Tests at Watertown Arsenal, 569

Steel Underframes, Fox’s Pressed, 446

Steerage Passenger Rate War, Atlantic, 554

Stephenson and Co., Robt., Portable Oil Engine, 835, 842

Stephenson and Son, G., Newark (Hay and Straw

Baling Presses), 843

Stereo-Matrix Process, “Presto,” 288

Stevenson, Mr. C. A , on Telegraph Communication by Induction by Means of Coils, 464

Stock Exchange Year-Book, 37

Stone-Picking Machine (Messrs. Woods and Co., Stowmarket, Suffolk), 843

Stoney Sluices, Manchester Canal, 111

Stoney Sluices at Richmond, 687

Stoney’s Tipping Crane, 126

Storage Reservoirs on the Nile, 233, 521, 784.

See Letters, Nile

Straining Well at Craigmaddie Reservoir, Glasgow

Water Works, 738

Strains in Boilers, Expansion, 237

Strains and Stresses in Ships, 409, 499

Strains and Structures, 342

Stream Forms, Ship-Shaped, 410

Street Cars, Pullman, 676

Street Pavements, 47, 84

Streeter-Amet Company’s Car-Weighing Plant, 12

Strength, Elastic, of Rings, 489. See Letters.

See Erratum, 526

Stresses and Strains in Ships, 409, 499

Stresses and Structures, 342

Strikes and Lock-Outs in 1892, 815

Stromeyer, Mr. C. E., on Experimental Determination of Poisson’s Ratio, 760

Subaqueous Foundations, Yarmouth Quay, 37

Subaqueous Rock, Dredging, 27, 56

Submarine Artillery (Detachable Ram), 378

Submarine Telegraph Enterprise, 296

Submerged Sewer at Shirley Gut, Boston, 348

Substitute for an Air Pump at Sea, 717

Subterranean Survey in Kansas, 568

Subterranean Telegraph Cables, 617

Suez Canal and Shipping, 722

Superheated Steam in Small Motors, 327

Superheater, Simpsons and McPhail’s Steam Generator and, 244. See Letters, Generator, &c.

Supremacy of Britain’s Trade, 719

Surfaces for Microscopic Examinations, 588, 826

Surplus of Shipping, 81

Survey of an Underground Connection at Leavenworth, Kansas, 568

Suspension Bridge Anchorages, 853

Swansea Vale Railway, Landslip on, 152

Sweden, Electric Transmission of Power 50

Sweden, Iron and Steel in, 764

Swing Bridges, Manchester Canal, 118. See Letters

Swiss Mountain Railway, 307, 375, 437, 503

Switching Locomotive, 257

Syphons, Glasgow Water Works, 635

Tablet Exchanger, Quirk’s Train, 448

Tain, Railway Collision at, 792

Tank Indicator, Sil vertown Water Level, 164

Tank for Petroleum, 492

Tannett Walker and Co.’s 160-Ton Hydraulic

Crane, 259

Tapping and Drilling Machine (Loudon Brothers, Glasgow), 613. See Erratum, 656

Tar, Coal, for Making Gas, 817

Tar Separator, Centrifugal, 778

Tariff, Zone, in Hungary, 22

Taylor and Challen, Birmingham, Hydraulic Pumping Engines, 544. See Erratum, 577

Technical Education, 79

Tees Shipbuilding, 8, 81, 87

Telegraph Cables, Yof-Dakar Underground, 617

Telegraph Engineers in India, 324

Telegraph Line, Working a Leaky, 457

Telegraph, Submarine, 296

Telegraphic Address Directories, 509

Telegraphic Communication by Induction by Means of Coils, 464

Telegraphs, Persian, 662

Telegraphy, Inductive, 264. See also 464

Telford’s Bridge at Glasgow, 226. See Letters, Glasgow Bridge

Temperature and Death Rate, 434

Temperature, &c., of Las Palmas, Grand Canary, 257

Temperature of Visibility, Minimum, 543

Temple of Philaj, Assouan Dam, 223, 521, 784.

See Letters

“ Terrible,” British Cruiser, 24, 45, 51

Testing the Magnetic Quality of Iron, 326

Testing Oil, Machine for (Phillips), 791

Textile Machinery, Flax and Hemp, 328

Thames and Boulogne Excursion Steamer “La Marguerite ” (Fairfield Company), 857

“ Thames” and “ Seine,” Newhaven and Dieppe Steamers (Forges et Chantiers, Havre), 622

Thames Shipbuilding, 39, 81, 87

Thames, Tower Bridge, 852

Theorem, A New Electrical, 304

Theory v. Practical Training, 79

Thermometer Screens at Ilfracombe, 257

Thomson, Clydebank, Compound v. Triple

Engines, S.S. “Moor,” 572, 615. See 717

Thomson,Limited, Clydebank, R.M.S. “Danube,” 620

Thomson-Houston Arc Lighting and Compound-Wound Dynamos, 752

Thornycroft Torpedo Vessels (‘ ‘ Daring ”) 850

Thornycroft Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See

Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Thurston on the Economy of Multiple-Expansion Engines, 794, 828

Timber Flat Car, “ Canda,” 414

Timmis and Abernethy’s Electric Fog-Signalling Apparatus, 527

Tolch and Co.’s “ Capitaine ” Oil Engine, 835 Tomlinson, The Late Mr. Joseph, 621 Torpedo-Boat Destroyer “Daring,” Trials

(Thornycroft), 850

Torpedo- Boat Destroyer Designs, 237, 459

Torpedo-Boat Destroyer “Havock,” British (Yarrow), 72

Torpedo-Boat Destroyer “Hornet” (Yarrow), 295, 394. See Letter, 387

Torpedo-Boat Destroyers for Foreign Navies, 204 Torpedo-Boat No. 92 (Thornycroft), 850

Towage, Electric, on the Canal de Bourgogne, 362 Tower Bridge, 852

Traction, Conduit Electric System, 590

Traction, Electric, 394, 556, 627, 658

Traction Engine, Traffic, 552

Traction Engines, 807

Trade Abroad, Development of English, 23

Trade Disputes, 357,651. See Labour Commission

Trade Outlook, 551

Trade Prospects, Iron and Steel, 587

Trade and Railways in India, 390

Traffic, Manchester Canal, 297, 688, 749, 787, 852 Train Lighting and Heating, Gibbs’ Tender, 6 Train Punctuality in New South Wales, 362 Train Service, Great Western, 155. See Letters,

Great Western Railway

Train Speeds, London and South-Western Service, 767. See Letters, London and Southwestern

Train Tablet Exchanger, Quirk’s, 448

Training of Rivers, 525

Tramcar with Oil Engine, 676

Tramcar Starting Apparatus, 363

Tram Cars, Open and Closed Street, 611

Tram Lines, Permanent Way for, 456

Tramway Cars. See Cars

Tramway, Gas Power on, 808

Tramway, Guernsey Electric, 411

Tramway Purchase by Municipalities, 144, 297,483 Tramways, Electric, &c., 204. See Letters Tramways in United Kingdom, 204. See Letters,

Electric Tramways

Transatlantic Passengers, 294

Transfer Table, Electric (Industrial Works, Michigan), 55

Transformers and Electro-Magnets, Curves oi Current in, 657

Transition Curve Field Book, 332

Transmission of Electric Power in Norway, 818 Transmission of Power by Ropes and Belts.

Experiments, 186

Transmission of Power in Sweden, Electric, 50 Transport of Petroleum in Bulk, 205 Trap, Royle’s Expansion Steam, 561

Travelling Crane, Railway Collision with, 60

Trawler “ Hermes,” S.S. (Hall, Aberdeen), 352

Trials of Oil Engines, 833

Trials of Self-Binding Harvesters, 20

Trials, Steam, H.M.S. “ Hermione,” 700 Triple-Boiler Locomotive, Belgian State Railway

(St. Leonard’s Soci£t6, Li&ge), 573 Triple-Expansion Engines. See Engines Triple-Expansion Engines at Reduced Pressures 204, 410, 529

Trojan Car Coupler, 767

Truck, Standard Six-Wheel, New York Centra Railroad, 709

“ Trusty” Oil Engine (Weyman and Hitchcock), 835

“Trusty” Portable Oil Engine (Messrs. Weyman and Hitchcock), 711, 835

Tubes, Fibre, 788

Tubulous Boiler. See also Water-Tube Boilers

Tubulous Boiler, Furnace Grates, 185

Tubulous Boiler, Yarrow’s, H.M.S. “ Hornet,” 295, 394. See Letters, 387

Tubulous Boilers, 381, 385, 430. See Letters

Tubulous v. Cylindrical Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters

Tunnel, Simplon, 297

Tunnels, Alignment of, 602

Tunnels on the Dore and Chinley Railway, 181

Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works, 535, 601, 635.

See also 820

Turbines for Niagara, Geyelin-Jonval (Wood, Philadelphia), 480

Turner, Ipswich, Operating Sieves with Circular Motion, 843

Tyne Shipbuilding, 7, 81, 87

Type Press, “Presto” Stereo, 288

Under-Water Foundations, Yarmouth Quay, 37

Underground Water Supplies, 204

Unemployed, The, 23

United Kingdom Tramways, 204. See Letters, Electric Tramways

United Service Institution. Royal :

Steam on Common Roads, by Lieut.-Colonel Templer, 552

United States Commerce - Destroyer “Columbia,” 25. See Letters

United States Mail Cars, 385

United States, Rails in, 84

Universal Milling Machine (Pedrick and Ayer, Philadelphia), 271

Universities, American, 222, 252

University of Chicago, 252

University, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 222

Vacuum Valves, Coale’s Safety Relief and, 612

Valve Chambers, Glasgow Water Works, 635

Valve Gear, Baguley’s, on Tank Locomotive (Messrs. Bagnall, Limited, Stafford), 775

Valve Gear, Buckeye, 32

Valve Gear, Corliss, Compound Mill Engine (Cochrane, Barrhead), 397

Valve Gears, Point Paths in Mechanisms, 439

Valve, Proell, Compound Engine with (Messrs. Westgarth, English, and Co., Middlesbrough), 678

Valve, Reducing (Ideal Company), 527

Valves, Baldwin’s Safety, 678

Valves, Coale Safety Relief and Vacuum, 612

Valves at Craigmaddie Reservoir, Glasgow Water Works, 738

Van Dorston Car Coupler, 804

Vanderbeck’s Four-Spindle Sensitive Drill (United States Machine Company, Hartford, Conn.), 760

Varley Testimonial Fund, 333

Vassar College at the Chicago Exposition, 82

Velocities, Wind, Relative Frequency of, 658

Venezuelan Railway, 392

Ventilating Aqueduct Tunnels, Glasgow Water Works, 603

Venturi Water Meter, 329

Verdinois, C., on Rock Dredging, 27, 56

Vestibules, American Railway Car, 733, 767. See 803, 833

Viaducts, Manchester Canal, 114, 118

Vibration of Electric Central Stations, Law, 583

Vibration of Steamers, 401, 406, 459, 492. See Letters

“Ville de Douvres,” Marine Engine Trials, 186, 212, 274. See Letters, Marine Engine Trials

Viscosity of Liquids, 273

Visibility, Minimum Temperature of, 543

Vision, Mechanical Treatment for Double, 329

Voltmeters for Electric Lighting Stations, 555

Vosper’s Oil Engine (Launch), 647. See 839

Wagner Palace Cars, 162

Wagon and Carriage Frames, Pressed Steel, 446

Wagon Repairs, Cost of, 270, 300

Wagon, Standard Six-Wheel, New York Central Railroad, 709

Wagons. See Cars

Wakefield and Humber Ship Canal, 146, 615

Wallace and Son, Glasgow, Potato Digger, 843

Walls and Embankments, Manchester Canal, 131

Walrand-Legdnisel Steel Process, 588

Walsingham Boiler Explosion, 466

Walter, Mr. John (Lowestoft), 844

Walton’s Link Belting, 52

War, Chilian, American Cruiser on Service, 281. See Letters, Cruise, &c.

Ward’s Tubulous Boiler, 381, 385, 430. See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Warming Railway Carriages, 332, 354

Warships, Foreign, Launched in 1893, 41, 393

Warships, High-Speed, 23

Warships, Stability of, 17, 360,367, 387. See 146.

See Letters

Washing Ore in East Texas, 507

Water Filtration, 267

Water Hammer (Experiments), 64. See Letters

Water Level Indicator, Silvertown, 164

Water Meter, Venturi, 329

Water, Purifying, Used in Gold Milling, 459, 494

Water in Steam, Effect of, 185

Water Supply, Canary Islands, 23, 77

Water Supply and Cost in Principal Towns, 47C

Water Supply, Underground, 204

Water-Tube Boiler. See also Tubulous Boiler

Water-Tube Boiler Furnace Grates, 185

Water-Tube Boiler (Penn’s), Lifeboat “ City of Glasgow, 723

Water-Tube Boilers 381, 385, 430. See Letters

Water-Tube Boilers, Belleville, in “ Thames (Forges et Chantiers, Havre), 622

Water-Tube Boilers in Destroyer “ Daring, Thornycroft, 850

Watertown Arsenal, Tests at, 569

Water Waste Prevention and Detection, 403, 818

Water Works, Glasgow. See Glasgow Water Works

Waterways in America, 324

Wear Shipbuilding, 7, 81, 87

Weather, 21, 50, 203, 325, 454, 554, 620 751

Webb’s System of Compounding Locomotives, 610.

See Letters

Weighing Plant, Automatic Car (Streeter-Amet

Company, Chicago), 12

Weir at Richmond, 687

Weir on the River Clyde, 325

Wells Brothers’ “ Premier” Oil Engine, 838

Wells, Oil, in Burmah and Siam, 688

Wells, Petroleum, in North Caucasus, 393

Western States (U.S.), Irrigation, 22

Westgarth, English, and Co., Inverted Engine with Proell Gear, 678

Westinghouse Brake Patents in America, 21

Westinghouse Engines, 70

Weyman and Hitchcock “Trusty” Oil Engine, 711, 835

Weymouth and Channel Islands, Great Western Train Service, 155

Wheel Grinding Machine, Car (Ensign Company, Huntingdon, West Virginia), 72

White, Dr. W. H., A Manual of Naval Architecture, 768

White, Dr. W. H., on Naval Defence Fleet, 359

White, Dr.W. H., on Stability, &c., of New Battleships, 360, 367, 387. See 17, and Letters

White Lead and its Substitutes, 145

White’s Tubulous (Coil) Boiler, 381, 385, 430.

See Letters, Water-Tube Boiler

Whittaker’s Crane Navvy, 123, 126 *

Whitworth Gun Mountings, Spanish. See Cruiter, 577, 645, 711, 805

Whitworth Guns, H.M.SS. “Centurion,” “Bar-fleur,” Trials, 52, 358, 415

Wigan, Boiler Explosion at, 150

Wiggins’ Expedition to River Yenisei, Siberia, 82

Wilmott Brothers and Cobon, Rotherhithe, Wire

Netting Machine, 612

Wilson’s Steam Crane and Excavator, 123, 126

Wimshurst Electrical Phenomena, 341

Wind Gusts, Duration and Measurement, 434

Wind Motor, Rollason’s, 513

Wind Velocities, Relative Frequency of, 658

Windmill and Pump for Draining Lands, 207, 239, 270,334

Windmills, 845

Wire Carriage Seat, Wood’s Woven (Longford Company), 545

Wire Fencing (Messrs. W. F. Dennis and Co.), 844

Wire Manufacture, Iron and Steel, 58, 90

Wire Netting Machine (Messrs. Willmott Brothers and Cobon, Rotherhithe), 612

“ Wirral ” and “ Mersey ” Ferry Steamers, 679

Wood-Pulp Industry in Norway, 267

Wood Street Pavement, 47, 84

Woods and Co., Messrs. (Stowmarket, Suffolk), Stone-Picking Machine, 843

Wood’s Woven Wire Carriage Seat (Longford Company), 545

Wooler, Road Bridge at (Northumberland), 289

Work of Hertz, 751

Working Marine Engines at Reduced Power, 204, 410, 529

Works: Aalborg Portland Cement Works, 800

Astilleros del Nervion, Bilbao, 645

Worthington Pumping Engines, Triple-Expansion (J. Simpson and Co., Limited, London), 578

Woven Wire Carriage Seat, Wood’s (Longford Company), 545

Wrecks, Lloyds’ List, 327

“ Wylam Dilly ” Locomotive, 644

Yacht Engine, Vosper’s Oil, 647. See 839

Yacht, A Fast American Steam, 655

Yachting Exhibition, 236

“Yankee Doodle,” a Fast American Steam

Yacht, 655

Yarmouth New Fish Quay (Kinipple), 37

Yarrow British Torpedo-Boat Destroyers, 72,295, 387, 394

Yarrow Tubulous Boiler, 295, 381, 385, 387, 394, 430 See Letters, Water-Tube Boilers

Year-Books, 249

Year’s Weather, 50

Yenisei, Siberia, Expedition, 82

Yof-Dakar Underground Cables, 617

Zone Tariff in Hungary, 22

Zuypen and Charlier, Coal and Platform Railway

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