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1949 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Index

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1949 Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Contents. Vol. 160. January—December 1949

  • Portrait of President, 1949-50, Dr. H. J. Gough, C.B., M.B.E., F.R.S. Frontispiece
  • District Heating, by A. Stubbs, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 1
  • Discussion in London . 9
  • Discussion in Manchester . 14
  • Communications . 15
  • Mechanical Engineering Aspects of Naval Mining, by E. C. Wadlow, B.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.Mech.E. 22
  • Some Mechanical Features in Anti-submarine Weapons, by J. M. Kirkby, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. 33
  • Discussion . 44
  • Communications . 50
  • Presidential Address of Captain (E.) William Gregson, R.N.R., M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 52
  • Thomas Hawksley Lecture: Heat Engines, by K. Baumann, M.I.Mech.E. 61
  • Annual Report of the Council for the Year 1948. 89
  • Minutes of Meetings held in January and February, and on 4th, 8th, and 18th March 124
  • Elections and transferences of members . 124 and 130
  • Memoirs . 134
  • Graticule Ruling in Australia, by Mansergh Shaw, M.Eng., Wh.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. 145
  • Communications . 152
  • Modernization of a Coal-discharging Depot, by G. T. Shoosmith, M.A., M.I.Mech.E. 154
  • Discussion . 167
  • Communications . 170
  • Thomas Lowe Gray Lecture: Marine Engineering in the Royal Navy A Review of Progress During the Last Twenty-five Years, by Eng. Vice-Admiral Sir John Kingcome, K.C.B., M.I.Mech.E. . 173
  • Cinematography in Engineering, by H. A. V. Bulleid, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. 185
  • Discussion . 191
  • Communications . 194
  • James Clayton Lecture: Invention and Sifting Out Engineering Facts, by E. G. Bailey, D.Eng., D.Sc., Hon. M.I.Mech.E. 196
  • Presentation of the 1949 James Watt International Medal to Dr. Fredrik Ljungstrom 208
  • The Development of the Ljungstrum Steam Turbine and Air Preheater, by Dr. Fredrik Ljungstrom . 211
  • The Application of Free Jets to the Mixing of Fluids in Bulk, by H. Fossett, M.I.Mech.E., and L. E. Prosser, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. 224
  • Investigations into Cyclone Dust Collectors, by Professor A. J. ter Linden 233
  • Discussion . 240
  • Communications . 245
  • Minutes of Meetings on 25th March, and in April . 252
  • Elections and transferences of members . 256 and 260
  • Memoirs . 263
  • Minutes of the Liverpool Summer Meeting 1949 273
  • Reception at the Liverpool Summer Meeting 273
  • Elections and transferences of members . 274
  • Vote of Thanks at Liverpool Summer Meeting . 278
  • Mechanical Engineering in the Chemical Industry, by F. H. Bramwell, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. 279
  • Discussion 285
  • Communications 288
  • Excursions and Social Functions at the Liverpool Summer Meeting 290
  • Notices of Works . 291
  • Some Current Types of Marine Diesel Engine, by C. C. Pounder, M.I.Mech.E. 312
  • Discussion . 325
  • Communications . 330
  • Marine Boiler Deterioration, by I. G. Slater, Ph.D., M.Sc., and N. L. Parr, A.M.I.Mech.E. 341
  • Discussion . 350
  • Communications 355
  • Causes of Flue Gas Deposits and Corrosion in Modern Boiler Plants, by W. F. Harlow, Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E. 359
  • Discussion 369
  • Communications 374
  • The Seizure of Metals, by F. P. Bowden, Sc.D., F.R.S., and D. Tabor, Ph.D. 380
  • The Measurement of Kinetic Boundary Friction, or the Experimental Investigation of "Oiliness", by J. R. Bristow, B.Sc., Ph.D. 384
  • Discussion 392
  • Communications
  • Memoirs
  • Portrait of George Stephenson . facing 417
  • Engineering Steels under Combined Cyclic Static Stresses, Presidential Address of H. J. Gough, C.B., M.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S. 417
  • Thomas Hawksley Lecture World Energy Resources and Their Utilization, by A. Parker, C.B.E., D.Sc 441
  • The Design and Operation of the Parsons Experimental Gas Turbine, by A. T Bowden, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., and J. L. Jefferson, B.A., A.M I.Mech.E. 454
  • Communications 470
  • Minutes of Meetings held in October, November, and December . 472
  • Elections and transferences of members . 473
  • Annual Institution Dinner . 488
  • Synopsis of Papers on the Flow of Fluids, by H. E. Rose, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. 492
  • Further Researches in Fluid Flow through Beds of Granular Material, by H. E. Rose, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., and A. M. A. Rizk, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), G.I.Mech.E 493
  • Discussion . 504
  • Communications . 506
  • The Dynamic Principles of Machine Foundations and Ground, by J. H. A. Crockett, B.Sc. (Eng.), and R. E. R. Hammond . 512
  • Discussion . 523
  • Communications . 527
  • Rotary and Oscillating Seals, by T. E. Beacham, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E. 532
  • Reciprocating Seals, by F. H. Towler, M.I.Mech.E. 536
  • Discussion on Seals in London . 541
  • Discussion in Newcastle upon Tyne . 550
  • Communications . 552
  • Index . 575
  • Memoirs . 569

Contents. Vol. 161. W.E.P. Nos. 47-54, 1949

  • Preliminary Report of Developments in Interrupted Surface Finishes, by L. S. Martz . 1
  • Communications 6
  • On the Accuracy of Gear-hobbing-machine Tables, by J. M. Newton, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E 10
  • Discussion . 23
  • Communications 29
  • Control of Production, by S. W. Lister, M.A.,.B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E. 36
  • Discussion in London . 43
  • Discussion in Manchester . 52
  • Communications . 54
  • The Full Journal Bearing, by A. Cameron, Ph.D., B.Sc., and Mrs. W. L. Wood, M.A 59
  • Communications . 65
  • The Surface Roughness of Bearing Surfaces and its Relation to Oil Film Thickness at Breakdown, by A. Cameron, Ph.D , B.Sc 73
  • Communications 77
  • Producer Gas for Road Transport, by T. F. Hurley, O.B.E., B.Sc. (Eng.), and A. Fitton, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 81
  • Communications . 91
  • Discharge of Exhaust Gases in Two-stroke Engines, by J. H. Weaving, Ph.D., B.Sc (Eng.), Wh.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. . 98
  • Communications . 110
  • The Ideal Performance of Petrol Engines, by A. S. Leah, Ph.D., A.M.I.Mech.E. 121
  • Some Operating Experiences with High-pressure Steam Power Plant, by W. N. C Clinch, M.I.E.E. 129
  • Discussion . 143
  • Communications . 151
  • A Generalized Analysis of the Regenerative Steam Cycle for a Finite Number of Heaters, by R. W. Haywood, M.A., B.Sc., Wh.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. 157
  • Communications 162
  • Some Properties of the Compression Shock as in Turbine and Compressor Blade Passages, by I. M. Davidson, B.Sc 187
  • Discussion . 194
  • Communications 198
  • The Total-heat, Air-ratio Diagram A New Method for the Calculation of Gas-turbine Cycles, by Professor Ernst Schmidt, M.I.Mech.E. 203
  • Communications 212
  • Some Developments in Instrumentation for Air-flow Analysis, by K. W. Todd, M.Eng., A.M.I.Mech.E. 213
  • Discussion . 221
  • Communications 225
  • An Approximate Investigation of the Off-design Performance of a Turbo-compressor Stage, by W. Merchant, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. 228
  • Communications 232
  • A Single-cycle Test Apparatus for Studying "Loop Scavenging" in a Two-stroke Engine, by H. Sammons, M.I.Mech.E. 233
  • Discussion 242
  • Communications 246
  • Application of the Method of Characteristics to the Transient Flow of Gases, by J. Kestin, Ph.D., A.M.I.Mech.E., and J. S. Glass, G.I.Mech.E. 250
  • Communications 257
  • The Yield Phenomena of a Medium Carbon Steel under Dynamic Loading, by Professor F. V. Warnock and D. B. C. Taylor. 165
  • Communications . 178
  • The Use of Plumbers Resin to Determine the Occurrence of Yield, by J. S. Blair. 176
  • Communications . 178
  • The Behaviour of a Nominally Isotropic 0.17 per cent Carbon
  • Cast Steel under Complex Stress Systems at Elevated Temperatures, by A. E. Johnson . 182



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