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Note: This is a sub-section of 1947 Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Contents. Vol. 156. January—December 1947

  • Portrait of President, Lord Dudley Gordon, D.S.O., M.I.Mech.E. Frontispiece
  • List of Council and Officers vii
  • List of Committees of the Local Branch. ix
  • List of Past-Presidents and Past-Vice-Presidents . xi
  • Presidential Address of O. V. S. Bulleid, M.I.Mech.E. 1
  • Thomas Hawksley Lecture Research and Development Applied to Bomb Disposal, by H. J. Gough, C.B., M.B.E., D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S. (Vice-President) . 6
  • Agriculture Lecture: Mechanical Engineering and Agriculture, by S. J. Wright, M.A. 17
  • Airframe Production, by Eric Mensforth, C.B.E., M.A., M.I.Mech.E. 24
  • Pride in Craftsmanship (Chairman's Address), by W. H. Birks, M.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. 39
  • Transfer Moulding, by M. Freund, Dipl. log., M.I.Mech.E 43
  • Communications . 49
  • Mechanical Principles of the Screw Extrusion Machine, by Z. M. Rogowsky, B.Sc (Eng.), S.I.Mech.E 56
  • Communications 62
  • Design of Flanged Joints, by S. Labrow, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E 66
  • Discussion 70
  • Communications . 73
  • Automatic Couplers for Railway Rolling Stock, by R. I. D. Arthurian, B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., and Continuous Braking of Freight Trains, by Harold Waghorne, M.I.Mech.E. (Informal discussions, at meeting on 22nd November 1946) . 74
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Meetings held on 3rd, 10th, and 17th January 1947 . 79
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 79
  • Memoirs . 83
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 31st January, and 7th, 18th, and 21st
  • February 85
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 86
  • Thomas Lowe Gray Lecture: Recent Developments in Flying Boats, by Henry Knowler . 89
  • An Experiment in the Use of a Standard Limit System, by John Loxham, M.I.Mech.E. 103
  • Discussion in London . 112
  • Discussion in Manchester . 120
  • Communications . 122
  • Nomenclature of the Cutting Edge, by Professor Dr. techn. Max Kurrein, M.I.Mech.E., and Professor F. C. Lea, 0.B.E., D.Sc., Wh.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Past-President) 126
  • Communications . 133
  • The Influence of Invention on Economic Evolution, by E. F. Moroney, 135
  • Feed Distribution and Hunting in Marine Water-tube Boilers, by H. Hillier, 0.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. 139
  • Discussion. 155
  • Communications
  • Aircraft Propulsion, by P. M. Green, 0.B.E., and J. E. Wallington, B.A.
  • Discussion in London . 185
  • Discussion in Manchester . 193
  • Communication . 194
  • Centenary Celebrations, 1947 . 195
  • Thanksgiving Service . 195
  • Opening Session . 197
  • President's Reception, and Opening of the Special Exhibition at the Science Museum . 203
  • Visits to Works . 205
  • The Third James Clayton Lecture The Possibilities of Nuclear Energy for Heat and Power Production, by Professor J. D. Cockcroft, C.B.E., M.A., F.R.S. 206
  • Reception by H.M. Government . 211
  • Dinner Dance at the Dorchester Hotel . 212
  • Unveiling of Portrait of Sir Charles Parsons, and delivery of Parsons Memorial
  • Lecture Parsons - the Man and His Work, by Sir Claude D. Gibb, C.B.E., M.E., F.R.S. (Vice-President) . 212, 213
  • Guildhall Banquet . 218
  • Supper Dance at the Connaught Rooms . 223
  • Notices of Works visited during the Centenary Celebrations . 224
  • Memoirs. 242
  • Free-Piston Compressor-Engines, by H. O. Farmer, M.C., B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 253
  • Discussion in London . 262
  • Discussion in Manchester . 268
  • Communications . 268
  • The Aeroplane Undercarriage, by H. G. Conway, MA., A.M.I.Mech.E. 272
  • The Development of Ultra High-Pressure Hydraulic Systems, by S. M. Parker, B.Sc. 282
  • Aircraft Wheel Brakes, by D. A. L. Robson, B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. 286
  • Discussion in London . 293
  • Discussion in Manchester . 302
  • Communications . 304
  • Control and Planning of Maintenance with an Incentive Bonus Scheme, by R. Talbot and G. F. Satow 305
  • Communications 313
  • Annual Report of the Council for 1946 . 318
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 7th, 14th, and 28th March . 338
  • Elections and Transferences of Members 342
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 11th and 25th April . 345
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 345
  • Minutes of Special Meeting held on 2nd May 348
  • Minutes of Centenary Celebrations, 8th to 13th June 348
  • An Alternative Form of Pressure Vessel of Novel Laminar Construction, by H. Birchall, B.Sc.Tech., and G. F. Lake, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. 349
  • Discussion . 358
  • The Production of Small Worm Gears for Experimental Work, by A. M. Gunner, A.M.I.Mech.E. 368
  • Memoirs . 372
  • The Control of Oil Fires. Summary of informal discussion introduced by A. F. Dabell, M.I.Mech.E. 381
  • The Future of Pulverized-Coal Firing in Great Britain, by C. H. Sparks, M.A , M.I.E.E. 384
  • Discussion at the Joint Meeting with the Institution of Electrical Engineers 394
  • Communications . 398
  • The Development of Locomotive Power at Speed, by E. L. Diamond, M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. 404
  • Discussion 417
  • Communications 428
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 24th October . 444
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 444
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 31st October, and 7th, 14th, and 21st November .
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 456
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 5th, 12th, a. 19th December . 458
  • Elections and Transferences of Members . 459
  • Memoirs . 462
  • Index . 466

Contents. Vol. 157. War Emergency Issues, 25-36, 1947

  • The Tuned and Damped Gyrostatic Vibration Absorber, by Professor R. N. Arnold, D.Sc., Ph.D., M.S., M.I.Mcch.E. 1
  • Communications 16
  • The Use of Vibration as a Means of Industrial Drive, by C. A. M. Thornton, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E 20
  • The Change in Mechanical Properties of Mild Steel under Repeated Impact, by Professor F. V. Warnock, M.Sc. (Eng.), Ph.D., M.I.Mech.E., and J. A. Pope, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 33
  • Communications 45
  • An X-Ray Method of Measuring Poisson's Ratio, by R. F. Hanstock, Ph.D., and E. H. Lloyd, Ph.D 52
  • Communications 55
  • Centrifugal Pumps - An Alternative Theory, by Lieut.-Col. H. H. Anderson, B.Sc , REME 57
  • Communications 63
  • Efficiency,nd Cavitation of Fluid Machines, by Lieut.-Col. H. H. Anderson, B.Sc , R 85
  • Communications 88
  • Discharge Tests on an Archimedean Screw, by A. C. Donaldson, G.I.Mech.E. 93
  • Communication 100
  • Design of Centrifugal Spray Nozzles for Outputs up to 1,800 gallons per hour, by S. M. Doble 103
  • Communications 116
  • The Application of Cyclone Theories to Centrifugal Spray Nozzles, by S. M. Doble and E. M. Halton 111
  • Communications 116
  • The Flow of Metals under Various Stress Conditions, by Dr. Ing. A. L. Nadai 121
  • Report of Presentation Ceremony of the 1947 James Watt International Medal 161
  • Stress Concentration and Fatigue Failures, by Professor Stepan Timoshenko . 163
  • Centenary Lectures on Marine Power Plant given on 10th June 1947:—
  • Oil Engines and Steam Engines for Marine Propulsion, by P. L. Jones, M.C., B.Sc., Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) 171
  • Steam and Gas Turbines for Marine Propulsion, by T. W. F. Brown, D.Sc , M.I.Mech.E., Stanley S. Cook, BA., F.R.S., M.I.Mech.E., and F. W. Gardner, BA 175
  • Marine Boilers and Marine Auxiliary Machinery, by Major W. Gregson, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Vice-President), and Harold Hillier, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. 184
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Eng. Vice-Admiral Sir Harold A. Brown, G.B.E., K.C.B., Hon. M.I.Mech.E. 190
  • Centenary Lectures on Mechanical Plant for Power Stations given on 11th June 1947:—
  • Some Aspects of Generating Station Development, by Sir Johnstone Wright . 207
  • Mechanical Plant for Power Stations on the Continent of Europe, by A. Meyer, D E. 220
  • Mechanical Plant for Steam Power Stations in the United States, by Professor A. G. Christie, D.E., Hon. M.I.Mech.E. 226
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Sir S. Leonard Pearce, C.B.E., D.Sc, M.I.Mech.E 233
  • Centenary Lectures on Railway Power Plant given on 12th June 1947 :—
  • Railway Power Plant in Great Britain, by O. V. S. Bulleid, M.I.Mech.E. (Past-President), F. W. Hawkesworth, M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council), H. G. Ivatt, M.I.Mech.E., and A. H. Peppercorn, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. 235
  • Motive Power Trends on European Railways, by L. Armand . 239
  • Railway Power Plant from the United States Point of View, by P. W. Kiefer . 245
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, O. V. S. Bulleid, M.I.Mech.E. (Past-President). 251
  • Centenary Lectures on Road Motor Vehicles given on 13th June 1947 :—
  • Road Motor Vehicles—Private Cars, by Maurice Platt, M.Eng., M.I.Mech.E. 255
  • Present Position and Tendencies in Respect of Public Service Vehicles, by D. M. Sinclair, M.I.Mech.E. 259
  • Goods Vehicles, by V. W. Pilkington, M.B.E., M.Eng., M.I.Mech.E. 263
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, F. G. Woollard, M.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. 268
  • Centenary Lectures on Applied Mechanics given on 13th June 1947 :—
  • Solid Body Mechanics in Relation to Mechanical Engineering, by Professor Sir Charles Inglis, 0.B.E., M.A., LLD., Hon. M.I.Mech.E. 271
  • Engineering Materials, by R. W. Bailey, D.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) . 274
  • Fluid Mechanics, by G. A. Hankins, D.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E., and E. F. Relf, C.B.E., F.R.S. 277
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Professor Sir Geoffrey Taylor, M.A., Hon. M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S. 281
  • Centenary Lectures on Education and Training for Mechanical Engineers given on 12th June 1947:—
  • Education and Practical Training of Mechanical Engineers in Great Britain, by Professor H. W. Swift, M.A., D.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council), W. Abbott, 0.B.E., Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., and K. R. Evans, M.A., A.M.I Mech E 283
  • Education and Practical Training of Mechanical Engineers on the European Continent, by Professor A. Rohn . 287
  • Education and Practical Training of Mechanical Engineers in the United States, by R. E. Doherty, M.A., LL.D. 289
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Professor A. Robertson, D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S. (Past-President) 293
  • Centenary Lectures on Manufacture given on 10th June 1947 :—
  • Machine Tools, by A. H. Lloyd, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) . 295
  • Gauging and Metrology, by John E. Sears, C.B.E., M.A., M.I.Mech.E. 298
  • Industrial Administration, by Sir George H. Nelson, M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council), and R. T. Mattinson, M.I.Mech.E. 301
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, the Hon. J. Kenneth Weir, C.B.E., BA., M.I.Mech.E 304
  • Centenary Lectures on Handling Machinery given on 11th June 1947:—
  • Electric Cranes and Hoists, by H. H. Broughton, Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. 306
  • The Handling and Storage of Grain and other Bulk Materials, by J. M. Fleming 309
  • Public Works Contractors' Plant, by V. W. Bone, M.I.Mech.E., W. Savage, M.I.Mech.E., and R. M. Wynne-Edwards, D.S.O., M.C., MA. 313
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Major E. J. Buckton, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. 317
  • Centenary Lectures on Mechanical Engineering in the Process Industries given on 12th June 1947:-
  • Mechanical Engineering in the Chemical Industry, by Sir F. Ewart Smith, M.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) 319
  • Mechanic. Engineering and the Oil Industry, by A. C. Hartley, C.B.E., B.Sc (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. (Vice-President) . 325
  • A Note on Mechanical Engineering in the Oils and Fats Industry, by H. J. Gough, C.B., M.B.E., D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S. (Vice-President) . 328
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Sir Frank E. Smith, G.C.B., G.B.E., LLD, D.Sc., F.R.S 334
  • Centenary Lectures on Hydraulic Machinery given on 13th June 1947:-
  • Hydraulic Machinery: Positive Displacement Pumps and Hydraulic Machines, by H. R. Lupton, M.C., M.A., M.I.Mech.E., F. H. Towler, M.I.Mech.E., and T. E. Beacham, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E 336
  • Centrifugal and Other Non-Positive Pumps, by R. Pennington, B.Sc. Tech, M.I.Mech.E 340
  • Recent Tendencies and Present Position of Hydraulic Machinery (Water Power Plant), by P. W. Seewer, D.E., M.I.Mech.E. 345
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Professor F. C. Lea, 0.B.E., D.Sc., Wh.Sc, M.I.Mech.E 353
  • Centenary Lectures on Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilating, and Refrigeration given on 11th June 1947:-
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, by Oscar Faber, O.B.E., D.C.L.(Hon.), D.Sc , M.I.Mech E 355
  • American Developments in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration during the Last Decade, by W. H. Carrier, D.Sc., D.E. 357
  • Refrigeration-The Present Position and Trends, by S. F. Dorey, C.B.E., D.Sc., Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. (Vice-President) . 361
  • Closing Remarks by Chairman, Lord Dudley Gordon, D.S.O., M.I.Mech.E. (President) . 365
  • A Theoretical Investigation into the Porting of a Two-Cycle High Mean Effective Pressure Internal Combustion Engine, by George Parker, A.M.I.Mech.E. 367
  • Communication . 373
  • The Development of Gas Turbine Power Plants for Traction Purposes in Germany, by Lieut.-Col. R. H. Bright, 0.B.E., R.T.R. 375
  • Communications . 383
  • An Investigation of the Airbox Method of Measuring the Air Consumption of Internal
  • Combustion Engines, by L. J. Kastner, M.A., M.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 387
  • Communications . 396
  • Progress in Turbine Gear Manufacture in Recent Years, by A. Sykes, B.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. 405
  • The Measurement of Errors in Gears for Turbine Reduction Drives, by C. Timms, M.Eng., A.M.I.Mech.E. 418
  • Discussion in London . 432
  • Discussion in Manchester . 437
  • Communications . 439
  • The Life of Carbide-tipped Turning Tools, by F. F. P. Bisacre, O.B.E., M.A., B.Sc., and G. H. Bisacre, M.A. 452
  • Discussion . 461
  • Communications . 466
  • The Development of an Axial Flow Gas Turbine for Jet Propulsion, by D. M. Smith, D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. . 471
  • Practical Aspects of Cascade Wind Tunnel Research, by K. W. Todd, M.Eng., A.M.I.Mech.E. 482
  • Discussion . 491
  • Communications . 495
  • A Contribution to the Solution of the Gas Turbine Problem, by A. J. R. Lysholm,
  • M.I.Mech.E. 498
  • Discussion . 514
  • Communications . 521

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