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1948 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Index

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1948 Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Contents. Vol. 158. January—December 1948

  • Portrait of President, Captain (E.) William Gregson, R.N.R., M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E.
  • List of Council and Officers . vii
  • List of Committees of the Local Branches . ix
  • List of Past-Presidents and Past-Vice-Presidents xi
  • Radiology of Joints in Welded Piping for Power Plants, by E. Thomas, B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E.
  • Communications . 5
  • Presidential Address of Lord Dudley Gordon, D.S.O., M.I.Mech.E. 9
  • Thomas Hawksley Lecture The Rocket as a Weapon of War in. the British Forces, by Sir Alwyn D. Crow, C.B.E., M.A., Sc.D. 15
  • The Norwich Heat Pump, by J. A. Sumner, M.I.Mech.E.... 22
  • The Air Cycle Heat Pump, by T. F. Thomas, M.Sc. Tech., A.M.I.Mech.E. 30
  • Discussion . 39
  • Communications . 44
  • The Prospects of the Steam Cyde in the Central Power Station, by G. H. Martin, M.I.Mech.E. 52
  • Discussion in Newcastle upon Tyne 58
  • Communications 63
  • The Manufacture of Turbine Blades for the Whittle Engine, by T. A. Kestell, A.M.I Mech E 66
  • Discussion 83
  • Communications 91
  • The Combination Torque Converter and Fluid Coupling Drive, introduced by B. J. Tams, M.Sc. Tech., M.I.Mech.E., and A. L. Gatiss, A.M.I.Mech.E. (Informal Discussion, at meeting on 21st March 1947) ..... 95
  • Discussion 101
  • Thomas Lowe Gray Lecture The Gas Turbine as Applied to Marine Propulsion, by T. A. Crowe, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) . 103
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Meetings held on 2nd, 9th, and 23rd January . 117
  • Elections and transferences of members . 117
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Meetings held on 30th January, 6th, 13th, and 20th February, and 5th and 12th March 120, 121, 122
  • Memoirs 122
  • Annual Report of the Council for the Year 1947. 129
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Meetings held on 19th March 163
  • Elections and transferences of members . 168
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Meetings held on 2nd, 8th, 9th, and 16th April 174
  • Elections and transferences of members . 175
  • James Clayton Lecture : Problems Encountered by the Royal Electrical and Mechanical
  • Engineers in the Field, by Major-General Sir E. Bertram Rowcroft, K.B.E., C.B., M.I.Mech.E 178
  • Fuel Systems for the Aero-Gas Turbine, by E. A. Watson, O.B.E., D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 187
  • Discussion . 201
  • The Measurement of the Temperature of Sliding Surfaces, with Particular Reference to Railway Brake Blocks, by R. C. Parker, Ph.D., B.Sc., and P. R. Marshall, 209
  • Discussion . 220
  • Communications . 226
  • Basic Physical Properties Relied Upon in the Frozen Stress Technique, by W. A. P. Fisher, B.A. . 230
  • Modem Applications of Photo-Elasticity by R. B. Heywood, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E 235
  • Discussion ...... 240
  • Communications 246
  • Journal Bearing Lubrication and Design, by Professor A. S. T. Thomson, D.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.Mech.E 250
  • Memoirs 255
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Glasgow Summer Meeting 1948 . 257
  • Reception at the Glasgow Summer Meeting .. 257
  • Elections and transferences of members .. 257
  • Votes of Thanks at Glasgow Summer Meeting ..... 263
  • Some Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering on Shipboard, by T. A. Crowe, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council) 264
  • Discussion 274
  • Change in By-laws 277
  • Excursions and Social Functions at Glasgow Summer Meeting . 278
  • Notices of Works Visited 279
  • Erosion Due to Incipient Cavitation, by W. T. Bottomley 297
  • Communications 308
  • A Theoretical Discussion of Pitting Failures in Gears, by R. Seething, Ph.D., and W. Nicholls, B.Sc 317
  • Communications . 323
  • Fourth Report of the Research Committee on High-Duty Cast Irons for General Engineering Purposes: Acicular Cast Irons, by the Reporter, J. G. Pearce, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E.... 327
  • Communications . 333
  • Modem Cutting Tools and Machine Tool Design, by C. Eatough, B.Sc. Tech., 336 343
  • Discussion .
  • Communications 347
  • Some Recent Developments in the Technique of Radio Valve Manufacture, by J. W. Davies, H. W. B. Gardiner, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., and W. H. Gomm, B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. . 352
  • Discussion . 364
  • Communications .367
  • Thrusts and Stresses in Two-dimensional Pipe Expansion Bends, by J. R. Finniecome, M.Eng., M.I.Mech.E. . 369
  • Communications . 377
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meeting held on 22nd October . 385
  • Elections and transferences of members . 385
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held CM 29th October, and 3rd, 4th, 5th, 12th, and 19th November . 393, 394
  • Elections and transferences of members . 394
  • Minutes of Proceedings of Meetings held on 26th November, and 3rd, 10th, and 17th December• - 396
  • Elections and transferences of members . 397
  • Annual Institution Dinner . 400
  • The Corrosion of Heating Surfaces in Boiler Plants: Further Studies in Deposit Formation, by J. R. Rylands, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., and J. R. Jenkinson, B Met 405
  • Discussion 414
  • Communications . 419
  • The Motion of a Railway Axle, by R. D. Davies, M.A., Ph.D., and A. F. Cook, M.A. 426
  • Communications ...... 434
  • The Theory and Practical Application of Vertical Log Frame-Saws, by H. C. Topham-Bruckmann, M.I.Mech.E. 437
  • Communications ...... 447
  • The Mobile Locomotive Testing Plant of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, by H. I. Andrews, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. 450
  • Discussion . 463
  • Communications . 469
  • Memoirs . 477
  • Index . 484

Contents. Vol. 159. War Emergency Issues, 37-46,1948

  • The Tensile Yield Strength of Certain Steels under Suddenly Applied Loads, by Professor F. V. Warnock, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.I.Mcch.E., and J. B. Brennan, Ph.D., M.Sc., A.M.I.Mcch.E
  • The Dynamic Yield Strength of Steel at an Intermediate Rate of Loading, by A. F. C Brown, B.Sc.(Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., and R. Edmonds 11
  • Discussion 14
  • Communications 21
  • Basic Principles of Automatic Control Systems, by Professor A. Porter, Ph.D., M.Sc. 25
  • Discussion 34
  • Communications 42
  • The Mechanical Differential Analyser: Its Principles, Development, and Applications, by H. E. Rose, Ph.D., MSc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E 46
  • An Electrical Potential Analyser, by S. C. Redshaw, Ph.D., M.Sc. 55
  • Discussion 62
  • Communications 68
  • The Criterion of 'Yield' of Gun Steels, by Professor J. L. M. Morrison, D.Sc , M.I.Mech.E 81
  • Plastic Stress—Strain Relations, by W. M. Shepherd, D.Sc. 95
  • Discussion 99
  • Communication . 107
  • Researches into the Deformation of Metals by Cold Rolling, by Hugh Ford, Ph.D , B.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Sc., M.I.Mech.E 115
  • The Calculation of Roll Force and Torque in Cold Strip Rolling with Tensions, by D. R. Bland, B.A., and Hugh Ford, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 145
  • Discussion . 154
  • Communications . 158
  • A Comparison of some Carbon Molybdenum Steels on the Basis of Various Creep Limits, by A. E. Johnson, M.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., and H. J. Tapsell, M.I.Mech.E. 165
  • Communications . 172
  • Factors Influencing the Weldability of High-tensile Alloy Steels, and a New Weld Cracking Test, by P. L. J. Leder, M.Sc...... 173
  • Communications ...... 186
  • Lectures on Internal Combustion Turbines given on 3rd November 1948:—
  • The Prospects of Land and Marine G. Turbines, by Hayne Constant, M.A., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S.. 191
  • The Part-load Performance of Various Gas-turbine Engine Schemes, by D. H. Mallinson, B.Sc., and W. G. E. Lewis, B.Sc., G.I.Mcch.E. 198
  • The Fuel Problem in Gas Turbines, by Peter Lloyd, M.A. 220
  • Lectures on Internal Combustion Turbines given on 4th November 1948:—
  • The Performance of Axial-flow Turbines, by D. G. Ainley, B.Sc. 250
  • Heat Flow in the Gas Turbine, by A. G. Smith, B.Sc. 245
  • Three-dimensional Flow Theories for Axial Compressors and Turbines, by A. D. S. Carter, B.Sc., G.I.Mech.E. 255
  • Wave Action Following Sudden Release of Compressed Gas from a Cylinder, by F. K. Bannister, Ph.D., and Professor G. F. Mucklow, D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 269
  • Discussion 287
  • Communications 294
  • The Development of Variable Specific Heat Charts and Graphs, and their Application to Internal Combustion Motor Problems, by Professor W. J. Walker, D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., and C. Rogers, M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E
  • Communications .....
  • The Calculation of Compressible Fluid Flow by the use of a Generalized Entropy Chart, by J. Kestin, Ph.D., A.M.I.Mech.E., and A. K. Oppenheim, Ph.D., A.M.I.Mech.E. 313
  • Communications 328
  • Chart for the Investigation of Thermodynamic Cycles in Internal Combustion Engines and Turbines, by J. M. Gilchrist, M.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 335
  • Communications . 345
  • The Design of Contra-flow Heat Exchangers, by Professor Ernst Schmidt, M.I.Mech.E 351
  • Discussion 357
  • Communications 360
  • Thermal Analysis of the Contra-flow Regenerative Heat Exchanger, by C. E. Iliffe, M.A, A.M.I.Mech.E
  • Communications 371
  • The Distribution of Load in Screw Threads, by D. G. Sopwith, D.Sc., Wh.Sc, M.I.Mech.E 373
  • Tensile Fillet Stresses in Loaded Projections, by R. B. Heywood, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I Mech E 384
  • Discussion 391
  • Communications 395
  • Large-scale Torsional Fatigue Testing of Marine Shafting, by S. F. Dorey, C.B.E , D.Sc., Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. 399
  • Discussion 407
  • Communications 412
  • Crankshaft Damping, by Dr. P. Draminsky 416
  • Discussion 424
  • Communications 429


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