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Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: General Index.

Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1887 Jul-Dec: Index

Absorption Spectra, 403

Accident, The Hawkesbury Railway, New South

Wales, 281, 360

Accident, The Hexthorpe Railway, 331, 530, 583

Accident on a Torpedo Boat, The, 48,82

Accidents in Mints, 536

Acton, The New Sewage Works at, 248

Adjustable Pulley, Weynian and Johnson’s, 173

Advancement of Science, American Association for the, 436

Affairs, Naval, 98

Agricultural Engine Trials at Newcastle, The, 49, 62, 97, 129, 508, 517, 606

Agricultural Society’s Siiow at Newcastle, The Royal: 74

Dairy, 76

Engine Trials, 49, 62, 97, 129, 508, 517, 606

Engines, The, 74

Ensilage, 76

Implements, 75

Agriculture, Iron Sulphate in, 261

Air-Compressing and Vacuum Pump, Welch’s, 25

Air Pumps, Mercurial, 549

Air of Sewers, The, 78

Alaska Boundary, The, 191

Alkali Manufacture, The, 379

Alkali Process, A New, 47

Allen’s Compressed Air Rivetter, 302

“All-Round” Titan Crane, Ransomes and Rapier’s, 304

Alternating Current Dynamos and Transformers, 348

Aluminium, The Electro-Deposition of, 656

American Association for the Advancement of

Science, 436

American and Indian Railways, 679

American Ironclad, An, 157

American Machine Tools, 147

American Petroleum, A New Rival to, 129

American Railway Service, 533

Americans in the Sandwich Islands, The, 655

Analogies of Influence Machines and Dynamos, 590

Anchors, Cast-Steel, 672

Anti-Friction Grain Conveyor, 131

Antimony, 583

Antiseptics, 403

Applegarth’s Diving Apparatus, 104

Appliances, Railway Safety, 87

Appold Brake, The, 628

Arbitration, 123

Arc Regulator, A New, 101

“ Ariete,” The Spanish Torpedo Boat, 81, 484

Armour, 487

Armour-Plated Towers for Danish Fortifications,

German, 416

Armoured Cruiser “ Reina Regente,” The New Spanish, 441

Armstrong’s Hydro-Pneumatic Disappearing Gun Carriages, 13

Armstrong and Mitchell’s Gatling Gun, 170

Armstrong and Mitchell’s Hotchkiss and Mountain Guns, 354

Armstrong, Mitchell, and Co.’s Works, 61, 126

Artificial Uluminants, Exhibition of, 234

Artificial Rubies, 286

Arts, The Society of, 533, 599

Asia Minor Railway, The, 184

Assessment of the Institution of Civil Engineers, The, 53

Association, The United States Electric Light, 255

Astbury’s Power and Foot Lathes, 172

Astronomical Telescopes at the Manchester Exhibition, 630, 667

Atlas Works, The, 404

Australia, Engineers in, 229

Automatic Brakes, 261

Automatic Converter, The Brown, 648

Automatic Gas-Making Machine, 643

Axle Brass Boring Machine, Craven’s Duplex, 70

Bacteriological Water Test, Dr. Koch’s, 654

Baird’s Metallic Packing, 618

Balance, A Magnetic, 336

Balance, The Torsion, 312

Balloon, Bruce’s Signalling, 184

Baltic Fleet, A New Russian Gunboat for the, 21

Baltimore Gas Companies, 557

Banker’s Strong Room, 574

Barge Building in Russia, 101

Barge Steering Gear, Taylor and Neate’s, 354

Barking Creek, Precipitation Works at, 632

Basic Open-Hearth Process, The, 349, 429, 637

Basic Steel, 141

Basic Steel for Shipbuilding, 131

Batteries, Storage, The Public Supply of Electricity from, 583

Bauer Coke Ovens, The, 500

Bearings, Garrett’s Thrashing Machine, 608

Belgian Coal Mining, 101, 440

Bell Brothers’ Exhibits at the Newcastle Exhibition, 4

Belting, Tests of the Comparative Value of Different Kinds of, 33

Beluchistan Petroleum Wells, The, 683

Bement and Miles’s Boring Machine for Car ^Wheels, 353

Bement and Miles’s Cylinder Shaping Machine, 147

Bement and Miles’s Multiple Plate Drilling Machine, 147

Bement and Miles’s Rotary Planing Machine, 522

Bement and Miles’s Vertical Boring and Turning Machine, 223

“ Bencroy,” s.s., Triple-Expansion Engines of*the, 675

Benzine as an Intoxicant, 53

Bevel Wheel Cutting Machine, Smith and

Coventry’s, 6

Bilbao, The Iron Mines of, 271

Bi-Metallism, 385

Birch’s Circular Saw Bench, 90

Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s Compound Condens

ing Tramway Locomotive, 354

Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s Tank Locomotive, 454

Blackness Foundry, 203

Blair Crossing Bridge, The, 250, 304, 367

Blake’s Submarine Telephone, 489

Blast Furnace Creosote, Utilisation of, 404

Blast Furnaces, The Cost of, 25

Blow-Holes in Steel Ingots, 580

Blowers, Efficiency of, 669

Boat, A New Torpedo, 629

Boat, No. 80 Torpedo, 130

Boat, Submarine, Dr. Gustaf de Laval’s New, 102

Boats, Submarine Torpedo, €80

Boiler Covers under Pressure, Removing, 633

Boiler Explosion near Antrim, Fatal, 489

Boiler Explosion, Disastrous, at Pelsall, 657

Boiler Explosion near Dudley, 440, 463

Boiler Explosion at Hyde, 313

Boiler Explosions, Traction Engine, 556

Boiler Furnace, The Lishman, 490

Boiler, Thornycroft’s Water-Tube, for Torpedo Boats, 104

Boilermaking, Helical Seams in, 34

Boilers, Danger of “ Cup-Patches ” in, 610

Boilers and Engines of H.M.S. “Orlando” and “ Undaunted,” 492, 551

Boring Machine for Car - Wheels, Bement and Miles’s, 353

Boring Machine, Craven’s Duplex Axle Brass, 70

Boring and Mortising Machine, Robinson’s, 301

Boring and Turning Machine, Vertical, Bement and Miles’s, 223

Bosnia, Mineralogy in, 683

Boston, U.S., Results of Improved Sewerage at, 152

Bottle-Making Machinery, 655

Boundary, The Alaska, 191

Bracing, Girder, Stresses on, 7

Bradford, The Water Supply of, 440

Brake, The Appold, 628

Brake Trials, The Westinghouse Air, 523

Brake, The Westinghouse, on Freight Trains, 511

Brakes, Automatic, 261

Brazed Joints and Copper Pipes, Tests of, 646, 661

Breathing and Labour, 466

“ Brennan ” Torpedo, The, 2, 124

Brick-Cutting Table, Robinson’s, 43

Bridge, The Forth, 153, 291, 309

Bridge, Lifting, at Tarante, Italy, 41G, 454, 503

Bridge, The Poughkeepsie, 217

Bridge at Sealand, New Railway, 184

Bridge, Suspension, The Niagara Railway, 595

Bridge and Warehouse Flooring, 209

Bridge work and Inspectors, 215

Bridging the Firth of Forth, 116, 148, 170, 210, 238

“ Britannia,” The New P. and O. Steamer, 467, 571

“Britannia” and “ Victoria,” s.s., Electric Lighting of the, 571

Britannia Works, Manchester, 405

British Association, The : 53, 261, 309

Address of the President, 270

Address of the Piesident of the Mechanical Science Section, 271

Can Gases Conduct Electrolytically ? by Professor Roberts-Austen, 312

Excursions and Works open to Visitors :

Ordsail Works, 404

Atlas Works, The, 404

Otto Gas Engine Works, The, 405

Britannia Works, 405

Mathematical and Physical Science, 311, 377

On Roller Friction, by Professor Hele Shaw and Mr. Edward Shaw, 198

On the Iron Mines of Bilbao, by Mr. Jeremiah Head, 271

On Improvements in the Manufacture of Portland Cement, by Mr. Frederick Ransome, 274

On the Severn Tunnel, by Mr. T. A. Walker, 274, 290

On the Regime of Estuaries and the Possibility of Small Scale Experiments, by Professor Osborne Reynolds, 274

On Improvements of the Access to the Mersey Ports, by Mr. W. Shelford, 275

On the Manchester Ship Canal, by Mr. Leader Williams, 275

On the Mechanical Equivalents of Heat, by Messrs. E. A. Cowper and W. Anderson, 309

British Association, The— continued.

On the Forth Bridge, by Mr. Biggart, 309

On the City of London and Southwark Subway, by Mr. J. H. Greathead, 310

On Some Points in Electrolysis and Electrical Conduction, by Professor G. Wiedemann, 311

On Further Researches concerning the Electrolysis of Water, by Professor von Helmholtz, 311

On Experiments on the Speeds of Ions, by Professor Lodge, 312

On Chemical Action in the Magnetic Field, by Professor Rowland, 312

On the Action of an Electric Current in Hastening the Formation of Lagging Compounds, by Dr. Gladstone, 312

On the Electro-Deposition of Alloys, by Professor Silvanus P. Thompson, 312

On the Industrial Electro-Deposition of Platinum, by Professor Silvanus P. Thompson, 312

On the Action of the Solvent in Electrolytic Conduction, by Mr, Fitzpatrick, 312

On Electrolysis and Electrolytic Polarisation, by Messrs. Haldane Gee, Holden, and Lees, 312

On the Torsion Balance, by Doctor Alfred Springer, 312

On Fast-Speed Telegraphy, by Mr. W. H. Preece, F.R.S., 315

On Gold and Silver ; their Geological Distribution and their Probable Future Production, by Mr. William Topley, F.G.S., A.M.I.C.E., Geological Survey of England and Wales, 316, 419, 445

On a Revolving Engine, by Mr. A. Rigg, 332

On an Improved Steel Railway Sleeper with Chairs Pressed out of the Solid, by Mr. H. White, 333

On Specimens of Steel Produced by Skidding Railway Wheels, by Mr. Jeremiah Head, 333

On Conduction of Electricity through Gases, by Professor Schuster, 334

On the Null Method in Electro-Calorimetry, by Professor Stroud and Mr. Haldane Gee, 334

On Maps of the Solar Spectrum, by Professor Rowland, 334

On the Princeton Eclipse Expedition, by Professor Young, 334

On the Effect of Continental Lands in Altering the Level of Adjoining Oceans, by Professor Edward Hull, 334

On the Different Varieties of Thunderstorms and a Scheme for their Systematic Observation in Great Britain, by the Hon. R. Aber-cromby, 334

On the Magnetic Properties of Gases, by Professor Quincke, 334

On the Report of the Committee on Electrical Standards, by Mr. Glazebrook, F.R.S., 335

On the Permanence of the B. A. Standards of Resistance, by Mr. Glazebrook, F.R.S., 335

On the Specific Resistance of Commercial Iron, by Mr. W. H. Preece, F.R.S., 335

On the Coefficient for Self-Induction, by Mr.

W. H. Preece, F.R.S., 335

On Induction between Wire and Wire, by Mr.

W. H. Preece, F.R.S., 335

On Copper Wire, by Mr. W. H. Preece, 345

On an Electric Current Meter, by Professor G.-Forbes, 345

British Association, The—continued.

On Underground Electrical Conductors, by Professor G. Forbes, 346

On Alternating Current Dynamos and Transformers, by Messrs. C. H. W. Biggs and W. H. Snell, 348

On the Telemeter System, by Mr. F. R. Upton, 348

On the Resistance of Stone to Crushing, by Professor W. C. Unwin, 348

On Expansive Working in Direct-Acting Pumping Engines, by Mr. Henry Davey, 349

On Improvements in Lifeboats, by Mr. J. T.

Morris, 375

On the Tangye Gas Hammer, by Mr. Dugald Clerk, 375

On the B. A. Screw Gauge, by Mr. W. H.

Preece, 375

On an Electric Firedamp Indicator, by Mr. J.

Wilson Swan, 375

On the Communication of Motion between

Bodies Moving at Different Velocities, by Mr. J. W. Pearse, 377

On the Magnetisation of Iron in Strong Fields, by Messrs. Ewing and Low, 377

On the Influence of a Plane of Transverse Section on the Magnetic Permeability of Iron, by Messrs. Ewing and Low, 378

On the Magnetisation of Hadfield’s Manganese Steel, by Messrs. Ewing and Low, 378

On the Physical Properties of Manganese Steel, by Professor Barrett, 378

On the Production of a Constant Current with Varying Electromotive Force from a Dynamo, by Mr. A. P. Trotter, 378

On the Direction of the Upper Currents over the Equator in Connection with the Krakatoa Smoke Stream, by Mr. Douglas Archibald, 378

On a Comparison Magnetometer, by Mr. Haldane Gee, 378

On the Influence of Silicon on Steel, by Mr.

Turner, 378

On the Nature of Solution, by Dr. Nicol, 379

On Physical Constants of Solution, by Professor Ramsay, 379

On the Present Position of the Alkali Manufacture, by Mr. A. Fletcher, 379

On the Extent to which Calico Printing and the Tinctorial Arts have been Affected by the Introduction of Modern Colours, by Mr. Charles O’Neill, 401

On a New Class of Colouring Matters, by Dr.

Martins, 402

On the Chemistry of the Cotton Fibre, by Dr. Bowman, 402

On the Influence of the Silent Discharge on Gases, by Mr. W. A. Shenstone, 402

On the Absorption Spectra of the Rare Earths with Special Recent Announcement of New Elements, by Dr. G. H. Bailey, 403

On the Absorption Spectra of the Salts of Didymium under Polarised Light, by Dr. G. H. Bailey, 403

On Some Peculiar Voltaic Combinations, by Dr. Alder Wright, F.R S., and Mr. C. Thompson, 403

On Antiseptic Properties of some Fluorine Compounds, by Mr. W. Thomson, 403

On the Antiseptic Properties of Metallic Salts in Relation to their Chemical Constitution, by Professor Carnelly, 404

On a Shortened Self-Acting Sprengel Pump, by Dr. W. J. Nicol, 404

On an Apparatus for Demonstrating the Explosion of Nitro-Glycerine, by Mr. Ph. Braham, 404

On the Utilisation of Blast Furnace Creosote, by Mr. A. Allen, 404

Physical and Chemical Sections, 333

Soirees, The, 312

Brock’s Quadruple-Expansion Marine Engines, 481, 621

Browett and Lindley’s Inverted Tandem Engine, 428

Brown Automatic Converter, The, 648

Brush Contact and Compound Switches, Hartnell’s, 443

Brush Engine and Dynamo, Combined, 469

Buckley and Taylor’s Horizontal Compound

Tandem Mill Engine, 223

Buddicom, Mr., 170

Burmah, Coal in, 364

Burmese Weights and Measures, 632

Bury St. Edmunds, Sewage at, 207

Buttstraps, Stiffened, Mumford’s System of, 675

Calculating Rule, Gravet’s, 512

Caledonia, New, Coal in, 313

Calendar, Lighting;, 54

Canadian Pacific Railway, Influence of the, on Russia, 391

Canadian Pacific Railway, The Western Terminus of the, 35

Canal, The Manchester Ship, 177, 241, 275, 300, 374

Canal, The Panama, 151, 215, 555

Canal, The Thames and Severn, 684

Candahar Railway, The, 511, 683

Capacities, On Comparing, 11

Car-Wheels, Bement and Miles’s Boring Machine for, 353

Carbon for Electric Lighting, Graphite, 53

Carbon Electrodes, The Manufacture of, 530

Carbonaceous Meteorite, A New, 286

Cardiff, Off-Shore Floating Dock for, 276

Carpet Cleaner, Warsop’s Pneumatic, 481

Carriage, Invalid Saloon Railway; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 38

Carriages, Gun, Modern, 210, 237

Cast-Steel Anchors, 672

Catastrophe, The Hexthorpe, 331, 530, 583

Cell, A New Standard, 184, 583

Cellerier-Parkes Photographic Process, The Cement, Portland, 274 ’

Cement Testing Machine, Elliott’s, 12

Centrifugal Oil Separator, Watson and Laidlaw’s zy ’

CevaJdUMalNU^uinS Machinery for H- M. Dock-

Chains, 28

Chemical Papers at the British Association, 87

Chemical and Physical Sections of the British Association, 333

Chemistry of the Cotton Fibre, 402

Chilled Iron Tools, 466

China, Railways in, 207

Chlorination Process, The Newbery-Vautin, 354, 555

Chuck, Cone, Smith and Coventry’s, 70

Circular Saw Bench, Birch’s, 90

City and Guilds of London Institute, The, 50

City of London and Southwark Subway, The, 310

City of Washington, District of Columbia, The, 244, 268

Civil Engineering in Practical Politics, 156

Civil Engineers, The American Society of, 205, 215, 297

On Inspectors and Bridgework, by Mr. Samuel T. Wagner, 215

On the Panama Canal, by M. Colonnfi, 215

On Early Locomotives, by Mr. G. H. Thomson, 217

Poughkeepsie Bridge, The, 217

Presidential Address, 216

Civil Engineers, The Institution of : 53, 509

Exhibition of Mining Appliances, 549

On Accidents in Mines, Part IL, by Sir F. A.

Abel, C.B., F.R.S., Hon. M.I.C.E., 536

On Electrical Tramways : the Bessbrook and Newry Tramway, by Edward Hopkinson, M.A.D. Sc., A.M.I.C.E., 599

Clark, Mr. Alvan, 234

Clarke, Chapman, and Parson’s Steam Windlass, 100

Clearing Waterways from Vegetation, 657

Cleveland, Notes from, 14, 41, 71, 91, 117, 149, 174, 199, 227, 253, 279, 305, 329, 357, 391, 418, 433, 459, 482, 512, 527, 553, 572, 611, 634, 676

Cloud’s Method of Fastening Steel Tyres, 237

Clyde, The Dredging of the, 183, 277

Coal in Burmah, 364

Coal in France, 21

Coal Mining, Belgian, 101, 440

Coal Mining, Explosives for, 465, 531

Coal in New Caledonia, 313

Coal Trade, Russian, Depression in the, 335

Coal in Turkestan, 21

Coin Dies, The Jubilee, 53

Coke Ovens, The Bauer, 500

Coke in Russia, 78

Coles’s 25-Ton Goliath Crane, 478

Colliers in the Black Sea, Russian, 583

Colliery Tubs, Self-Lubricating Pedestal for, 587

Combinations, New Voltaic, 390, 403

Combined Brush Engine and Dynamo, 469

Combustion of Petroleum upon the Locomotives of the Elevated Railway in New York, 656

Communication, Electrical, with Lightships, 3-59

Communication of Motion between Bodies Moving at Different Velocities, 377

Comparative Strength of Metals, The, 159

Composing and Distributing Machine, Type, Thorne’s, 8

Composite Steel and Iron, Patent, 209

Compound Condensing Tandem Engine, Powell’s, 500

Compound Condensing Tramway Locomotive, Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s, 354

Compound Engine, Seller’s Single-Crank, 550

Compound Goods Locomotive for the North-

Eastern Railway, 324

Compound Marine Engine, Fenby’s, 303

Compound Pumping Engines at Watford, 457

Compound Switches and Brush Contact, Hartnell’s, 443

Compound Tank Locomotive, Webb’s, 13, 649

Compressed Air Rivetter, Alien’s, 302

Concrete in Sei Water, 202

Condensation, Cylinder, 111

Condenser, A Novel Electric, 610

Conduction of Gases, 334

Conductivity, Thermal, of Iron, Copper, and German Silver, 53

Conductors, Underground Electrical, 346

Cone Chuck, Smith and Coventry’s, 70

Congress, International Railway, 336

Consolidation Locomotive for the Canadian Pacific Railway, 429, 523

Constant Current, The Production of a, with Varying Electromotive Force from a Dynamo, 378

Construction, Gun, The Elastic Limit and, 582

Construction and Theory, Wire Gun, 509, 532

Continental Navies, 78

Converter, The Brown Automatic, 648

Cooling of the Earth, The, 313

Copenhagen, The New Harbour at, 657

Copenhagen Water Works, 361

Copper Pipes and Brazed Joints, Tests of, 646, 661

Copper Wire, 345

Cork Porous Pots, 234

Corkscrews, 335

Corrugated Crown, Garrett’s Firebox with, 455

Cost of American Locomotives, 657

Cost of Blast Furnaces, The, 25

Cost and Distribution of Heat and Power, Determining, 112

Cotton Fibre, Chemistry of the, 402

County of Middlesex Natural History and Science Society, 511

Cowan’s Syphon Water Meter, 574

Crane, “All-Round” Titan, Ransomes and Rapier’s, 304

Crane, Coles’s 25-Ton Goliath, 478

Craven’s Duplex Axle Brass Boring Machine, 70

Craven Scholarship, The, 533

Cream Separating Industry in Scandinavia, 449, 477, 522, 567

Creosote, Utilisation of Blast Furnace, 404

Cricket Scorer, Paget’s, 118

Crisis in South Africa, The Railway, 391

Cromer Station ; Eastern and Midlands Railway, 598

Crossing Bridge, The Blair, 250, 304, 367

Cruiser “Reina Regente,” The New Spanish Armoured, 441

Cruising and Racing Yachts, 543

Crushing, The Resistance of Stone to, 348

Cup-Patches” in Boilers, Danger of, 610

Current Meter, Forbes’s Electric, 345

Curtains in Theatres, Fireproof, 490

Curve Ranger, Dalrymple-Hay’s, 514

Cutter Forming Machine, Kendall and Gent’s, 81

Cutter Grinding Machine, Hulse s Universal, 455

Cvlinder Condensation, 111 ,

Cylinder Shaping Machine, Bement and Miles s, 147

Dalrymple-Hay’s Curve Ranger, 514

Defects in the Designs of Warships, 18, 43o, 48d,

Defence, National, and its Mechanical Problems, 137

Dennis Straight Fullway Valve, The, 147

Determining Cost and Distribution of Heat and Power, 112 . .

De Sparre’s Jacquard Lacing Machine, oo

Diagrams of Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom, 251

Diamond Fields, South African, 219, 245

Diamond, The Matrix of the, 439

Diatoms, The Skye, 78

Direct-Acting Steam Veneer Cutters, 138

Disappearing Gun Carriages, Armstrong’s HydroPneumatic, 13 . . .

Discriminating Real from Accidental Coincidences between the Lines of Different Spectra, 590

Dispersing Smoke by Electricity, 101

Distribution, Electrical, by Transformers, 406

Distribution of Heat in the Steam Engine, 57,

106, 386

Distribution of Time in America, 439

Diving Apparatus, Applegarth’s, 104

Dock, the Esquimalt, Opening of, 390

Dock of the Hong-Kong and Whampoa Dock

Company, Limited, at Kowloon, 90, J 46

Dock, Hydraulic Lifting, at Bombay, 548

Dock, Off-Shore Floating, for Cardiff, 276

Dock, The San Fernando, Buenos Ayres, 540

Doctrine of Mechanical Equivalents, The, 201

Don River, Improving the, 21

Door, M‘Elroy’s Water-Tight, 514

Dorman and Smith's Porcelain Switch, 276

Double Screw Hand and Steam Steering Gear,

Napier’s, 148

Double Tracking Russian Railways, 533

Drainage, Projected, of the Zuider Sea, 657

Drainage Pumps, Supplementary, for H.M. Dockyard, Malta, 224

Dredging of the Clyde, The, 183, 277

Drill, Snowdon’s, 455

Drill and Tool Grinder, Luke and Spencer’s, 6

Drilling and Boring Machine, Hulse’s Radial, 42

Drilling Machine, Multiple Plate, Bement and Miles’s, 147

Drilling Machinery, Hydraulic, 301

Dry Land, Height and Volume of: Depth and

Volume of the Ocean, 657

Dudley Boiler Explosion, The, 440, 463

Dundee Foundry, The, 203

Dundee, Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in, in 1887, 650

Duplex Rock Drill, The Ingersoll, 159

Duty on Steamers, Proposed Russian, 78

Dyeing Textiles, 401

Dynamite Gun, Zalinski’s, 427

Dynamo and Engine, Combined Brush, 469

Dynamo, The Pyromagnetic, 282, 466

Dynamo, Paris and Scott’s Four-Pole, 263

Dynamos, Alternating Current, and Transformers, 348

Dynamos, Driving, with Short Belts, 129

Dynamos, Raworth’s Friction Driving Gear for, 558

“Earl,” The Tug and Salvage Steamer, 405

Early Locomotives, 217

Earth, Cooling of the, 313

Eclipse, The Recent, 313

Edinburgh Water Works, 118, 192

Education of Intuition in Machine Designing, 111

Efficiency of Blowers, 669

Egypt, Lower, Irrigation in, 259, 283

Elastic Limit and Gun Construction, The, 582

Elastic Limit of Iron and Steel, On the Alteration of the, 558

“ Elbe,” s.s., Steam Pipe Explosion on Board the, 361, 437, 465, 487, 646, 654, 661

“ Electra,” The s.s., 587

Electric Condenser, A Novel, 610

Electric Current Meter, Forbes’s, 345

Electric Firedamp Indicator, An, 375

Electric Lighting :

Alternating Current Dynamos and Transformers, 348, 406

Brush Engine and Dynamo, Combined, 469

Carbon Electrodes, Manufacture of, 530

Dynamo, Paris and Scott’s Four-Pole, 263

Dynamo, The Pyromagnetic, 282, 466

Dynamos, Driving, 129

Dynamos, Raworth’s Friction Driving Gear for, 558

Electric Gas Lighter, A Primitive, 416

Electric Light at the Adelaide International Exhibition, 610

Electric Light on Board the New Swedish Ironclad “Svea,”207

Electric Light for Factories, 353, 368, 395

Electric Light on the Isle of May, The, 180,195

Electric Light in Omnibuses, 184

Electric Light on Russian Railways, 335

Electric Light in Vienna Opera House, 234

Electric Lighting of the “ Great Eastern,” The,

671

Electric Lighting, Motors for, 583

Electric Lighting of the s.s. “Victoria” and

“Britannia,” 571

Electric Lighting in Sweden, 156

Forbes’s Meter, 345

Gas Lighting by Electricity, 53

Lighting Trains by Electricity, 339

  • Supply of Electricity from Storage Batteries, 583

United States Electric Light Association, 255

Electric Locomotive, Elieson’s, 413

Electric Motors in Printing Works, 287

Electric Resistances and Induction, 335

Electric Signal Trumpet, An, 261

Electric Street Tramcars, 529

Electric Traction, 124

Electric Tramways, 599

Electrical Communication with Lightships, 359

Electrical Conductors, Underground, 346

Electrical Distribution by Transformers, 406

Electrical Engineers, The, American Institute of, 610

Electrical Organ of the Torpedo, The, 466

Electrical Standards, 335

Electrical Trades Union, A Proposed, 461, 4S6

Electrical Units, The Dimensions of the, 610

Electricity Direct from Fuel, 282, 466

Electricity, Dispersing Smoke by, 101

Electricity, Gas Lighting by, 53

Electricity, Mine Pumps Driven by, 534

Electricity, Multiplex Writing by, 439

Electricity, Tempering Springs by, 261

Electro-Calorimetry, 334

Electro-Deposition of Iron, The, 261

Electro-Magnetic Machine Tools, 154

Electro-Plating Organisms, 390

Electrodes, Carbon, The Manufacture of, 530

Electrolysis, 311

Elieson’s Electric Locomotive, 413

I Elliott’s Cement Testing Machine, 12

Elswick Gun, The 110-Ton, 289

Elswick Works, The, 61, 114, 126

Employment of Magnesium in Primary Batteries, 683

Endless Rail, Fender’s, 609

Engine, Compound, Seller’s Single-Crank, 550

Engine and Dynamo, Combined Brush, 469

Engine, Fenby’s Compound Marine, 303

Engine, Gas, The Otto, 42

Engine, Hauling, Fowler s Single-Cylinder, 70

Engine, High-Speed Vertical, Hornsby’s, 39

Engine, Inclined, Lancaster and Tonge’s, 638

Engine, Inverted Tandem, Browett and Lindley’s, 428

Engine, The Marine, Progress and Development of, 125, 159, 167

Engine, Merryweather’s Light Portable, 380

Engine, Mill, Buckley and Taylor’s Horizontal Compound Tandem, 223

Engine, Powell’s Compound Condensing Tandem 500

Engine, Pumping, Fowler’s Geared, 70

Engine, A Revolving, 332

Engine, Robey’s Vertical, 608

Engine, Tramway, Greig and Aveling’s, 423

Engine Trials, The Agricultural, at Newcastle, 49, 62, 97, 129, 508, 517, 606

Engines, Triple-Expansion, of the s.s. “Bencroy,” 675

Engineering, Civil, in Practical Politics, 156

Engineering, Marine, and Shipbuilding in

Dundee in 1887, 650

Engineering Science at King’s College, 683

Engineers in Australia, 229

Engineers, Civil (See also Civil Engineers)

Engineer's Education, An, 489

Engineers, Mechanical (See also Mechanical Engineers)

Engines and Boilers of H.M.S. “Orlando” and “ Undaunted,” 492, 551

Engines, Compound Pumping, at Watford, 457

Engines of the Ironclad “Nicolas I.,” Three-Cylinder, 195

Engines, Marine, Brock’s Quadruple-Expansion, 481, 621

Engines, Oscillating, Hartley’s Valve Gear for, 303

Engines, Pumping, 349

Engines at the Smithfield Show, 608

Enterprises, Pushing Industrial, 416

Equivalent of Heat, The Mechanical, 309

Equivalents, Mechanical, The Doctrine of, 201

Esk Paper Mills, The, 204

Esquimalt Dock, Opening of the, 390

Estimates, The Navy, 307

Estuaries, The Regime of, and the Possibility of

Small Scale Experiments, 274

Evaporation by Exhaust Steam, 112

Evaporator and Vacuum Pan, Frenzel’s, 645

Excursions of the British Association, 404

Exhibition, The American :

High-Speed Vertical Engine, Hornsby’s, 39

Type-Composing and Distributing Machine, Thorne’s, 8

Writing Telegraph, The, 248

Exhibition of Artificial Illuminants, 234, 633

Exhibition, The International Petroleum, 234, 633

Exhibition, The Manchester :

i Astronomical Telescopes, 630, 667

Axle Brass Boring Machine, Craven’s Duplex, 70 Banker’s Strong Room, 574

Bevel Wheel - Cutting Machine, Smith and

Coventry’s, 6

Cone Chuck, Smith and Coventry’s, 70

Cutter Forming Machine, Kendall and Gent’s, 81

Drill and Tool Grinder, Luke and Spencer s, 6

Engine, Browett and Lindley’s Inverted Tandem, 428

Engine, Inclined, Lancaster and Tonge’s, 638

Fuel Economisers, 451

Glenfield Company’s Exhibits, 70

Grindstone, Rawlinson’s, 301

Hydro-Extractors, 451

Injectors, 450

Invalid Saloon Railway Carriage ; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 38

Lathes, Astbury’s Power and Foot, 172

Locomotive, Compound Tank, Webb’s, 13, 649

Mechanical Stoker, Proctor’s, 289

Metal Exhibits, 230

Miscellaneous Exhibits, 450

Mortising and Boring Machine, Robinson’s, 301

Moulding Machine, Variety, Robinson’s, 600

Oil Separator, Watson and Laidlaw’s Centrifugal, 29

Otto Gas Engine, The, 42

Pulleys, 450

Pump, Goodbrand’s Quadruple, 195

Pump, Grendon’s Steam, 454

Pumps, 451

i Rhodes’s Semi-Mule, 500

Rivetter, Alien’s Compressed Air, 302

Syphon Water Meter, Cowan’s, 574

Water Meter, Frost’s, 303

Wool-Washing Machine, Macnaught’s, 301

Exhibition of Mining Appliances, 549

Exhibition, The Newcastle:

Bell Brothers’ Exhibits, 4

Cutter Grinding Machine, Hulse’s Universal, 455

Diving Apparatus, Applegarth's, 104

Drill, Snowdon’s, 455

Exhibition, Tiik Newcastle—continued.

Firebox with Corrugated Crown, Garrett’s, 455

Gatling Gun, Armstrong’s, 170

Gun Carriages, Armstrong’s Hydro-Pneumatic

Disappearing, 13

Gun, The 110-Ton Elswick, 289

Hauling Engine, Fowler’s Single-Cylinder, 70

Hotchkiss and Mountain Guns, Sir W. G. Arm

strong and Mitchell’s, 354

Lamp, Thwaite’s “ Sunflower,” 258

Lathe, Hollow Spindle, Hulse’s, 257

Locomotive, Express Passenger, London and South-Western Railway, 185, 211, 263, 675

Locomotive for the North-Eastern Railway Compound Goods, 324

Locomotive, Tank, Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s, 454

Locomotive, Tramway, Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s Compound Condensing, 354

Locomotive Weighing Apparatus, Stephenson’s, 257

Miscellaneous Exhibits, 257

Ordnance Exhibits, Armstrong’s, 114

“Oriental,” Pump, Watson’s, 257

Pumping Engine, Fowler’s Geared, 70

Saw for Cutting Steel Angle Bars, Snowdon’s

455

Steering Gears and Hoisting Apparatus, 100

Tube-Cutter, Snowdon’s, 455

Ventilating Valve, M‘Elroy’s, 257

Exhibition, The Paris, of 1889, 256, 438, 615, 627,

668

Exhibition, A Siberian, 510

Explosion on Board the s.s. “ Elbe,” Steam Pipe, 361, 437, 465, 487, 646, 654, 661

Explosion, Boiler, The Dudley, 440, 463

Explosion, Boiler, at Hyde, 313

Explosion, Disastrous Boiler, at Pelsall, 657

Explosion, Economiser, at Middleton Junction, 364

Explosion, Fatal Boiler, near Antrim, 489

Explosion, Fatal, at Bradford—“ Water Hammer” Action in Steam Pipes, 490

Explosions, Boiler, Traction Engine, 556

Explosive, The New Swedish, 18

Explosives for Coal Mining, 465, 531

Express Locomotive; Midland Railway, 598

Express Passenger Locomotive; London and

South-Western Railway, 185, 211, 263, 675

Extinguishing Fires, Steam for, 412

Extraction of Gold from Ores, 218, 354, 555

Extractor, Stuart’s Oil, Grease, and Grit, 674

Factories, Electric Light for, 353, 368, 395

Fast Speed Telegraphy, 315, 345

Fast Steam Yacht, A, 156

Fastening Steel Tyres Cloud’s Method of, 237

Fees on Patents, Renewal, 255

Fenby’s Compound Marine Engine, 303

Fender’s Endless Rail, 609

Fens, The Late Lord de Ramsay and the, 286

Filter, An Oil, 313

Filtration, Gerson’s System of, 534

Firebox with Corrugated Crown, Garrett’s, 455

Firedamp Indicator, An Electric, 375

Fireless Mining Locomotive, Riedel’s, 148

Fireproof Curtains in Theatres, 490

Fires, Peculiar Origin of, 579

Fires, Steam for Extinguishing, 412

Firth of Forth, Bridging the, 116, 148, 170, 210, 238

Floating Dock for Cardiff, Off-Shore, 276

Floorcloth and Linoleum Works at Kirkcaldy, 179

Flooring, Bridge and Warehouse, 209

Fluor, The Isolation of, 467

Fluoride of Nitrogen, 261

Foot and Power Lathes, Astbury’s, 170

Foreign and Colonial Notes, 103, 117, 291, 372

Foreign Patents, 308

Forests of Tunis, The, 656

Forth Bridge, The, 153, 291, 309

Forth Bridge Railway. Report on the, 478

Forth, Bridging the Firth of, 116, 148, 170,210, 238

Forth, Shipbuilding on the, 672

Foundations, Yielding. 416

Foundry, Blackness, 203

Foundry, The Dundee, 203

Foundry Ladle, Goodwin and How’s, 571

Four-Pole Dynamo, Paris and Scott’s, 263

Fowler’s Geared Pumping Engine, 70

Fowler’s Single-Cylinder Hauling Engine, 70

France, Coal in, 21

France, Tramways in, 287

French Navy, The, 632

French Telegraphy, 336

Frenzel’s Vacuum Pan and Evaporator, 645

Friction Driving Gear for Dynamos, Haworth’s, 558

Friction Roller, 198

Frost’s Water Meter, 303

Fuel Economisers, 451

Fuel, Electricity Direct from, 282

Fuel, Liquid, for Locomotives, 230

Fullway Valve, The Dennis Straight, 147

Furnace, Boiler, TheLishman, 490

Furnace Tubes, The Strength of, 682

Furnaces, Blast, The Cost of, 25

Fusible Safety Plug, Parry’s, 503

“ Galatea,” H.M.S., 526

Garrett’s Firebox with Corrugated Crown, 455

Garrett’s Thrashing Machine Bearings, 608

Gas Companies, Baltimore, 557

Gas Companies and Mineral Oil, The, 287

Gas Engine, The Otto, 42

Gas Engine Works, The Otto, 405

Gas Hammer, TheTangj’e, 375

Gas Institute, The, 10, 39

Gas Lighter, A Primitive Electric, 416

Gas Lighting by Electricity, 53

Gas Lighting by Incandescence, 139, 469, 538

Gas Lights, Incandescent, 533

Gas-Making Machine, Automatic, 643

GasWorks, The Stafford Corporation, Sulphate

of Ammonia Plant at, 405

Gases, Conduction of, 334

Gases, Magnetic Properties of, 334

Gatling Gun, Armstrong and Mitchell’s, 170

Gauge, The B. A. Screw, 375

Geared Pumping Engine, Fowler’s, 70

Gelatine Water Cartridge, The, 558

German Armour-Plated Towers for Danish Fortifications, 416

9?’?ons System of Filtration, 534

Gibbonsand Robinson’s Thrashing Machine, 609

Gilbert’s Nut Lock, 263

Girder Eracing, Stresses on, 7

Glenfield Company’s Exhibits at the Manchester Exhibition, The, 70

Gold from Ores, Extraction of, 218, 354, 555

Gold and Silver, 316, 419, 445

Gold and Silver Ores, Smelting, 681

Goliath Crane, Coles’s, 25-Ton, 478

Goodbrand’s Quadruple Pump, 195

Goods Locomotive, Compound, for the North-

Eastern Railway, 324

Goods Station, The Midland New, 501

Goodwin and How’s Foundry Ladle, 571

Grain Conveyor, Anti-Friction, 131

Gramophone, The, 557

Graphite Carbon for Electric Lighting, 53

Gravet’s Calculating Rule, 512

“ Gj*eat Eastern,” The Electric Lighting of the,

Greig and Aveling’s Tramway Engine, 428

Grendon’s Steam Pump, 454

Grierson, Mr. James, 417

Grinder, Luke and Spencer’s Drill and Tool, 6

Grinding Machine, Cutter, Hulse’s Universal, 455

Grindstone, Rawlinson’s, 301

Grindstones, 399

Gun Carriages, Armstrong’s Hydro-Pneumatic Disappearing, 13

Gun Carriages, Modern, 210, 237

Gun Construction, The Elastic Limit and, 582

Gun Construction and Theory, Wire, 509, 532

Gun, The 110-Ton Elswick, 289

Gun, Gatling, Armstrong and Mitchell’s, 170

Gun Steel, Inspection of, in the United States, 50 Gun, Zalinski’s Dynamite, 427

Gunboat for the Baltic Fleet, A New Russian, 21

Guns, Sir W. G. Armstrong and Mitchell’s Hotchkiss and Mountain, 354

Gyratory Stone Breaker, Lowry’s, 635

Hall, Mr. William, Shipbuilder, Aberdeen, 248

Hammer, The Tangye Gas, 375

Hand and Steam Steering Gear, Napier’s Double Screw, 148

Harbour at Copenhagen, The New, 657

Harbour, St. Helier, 22

Harbour, The Tay, 2C3

Harbour for Tunis, New, 364

Harbours, Public Works Loans to, 411

Harfield’s Steam Windlass, 100

Hartley’s Valve Gear for Oscillating Engines, 303

Hartnell’s Brush Contact and Compound Switches, 443

Hauling.Engine, Fowler’s Single-Cylinder, 70

Hawkesbury Railway Accident, New South Wales, The, 281, 360

Hawksley, Mr. Thomas, Presentation to, 70

Heat, Distribution of, in the Steam Engine, 57, 106, 386

Heat, The Mechanical Equivalent of, 309

Heat and Power, Determining Cost and Distribution of, 112

Heating Pipes, Overhead Steam, 584

Height and Volume of Dry Land : Depth and Volume of the Ocean, 657

Helical Seams in Boilermaking, 34

Henley-on-Thames Sewerage, 441

H.M.S. “Galatea,” 526

H.M.S. “Orlando” and “Undaunted,” Boilers and Engines of, 492, 551

H.M.S. “ Trafalgar,” 328

Hexthorpe Catastrophe, The, 331, 530, 583

High-Speed Vertical Engine, Hornsby’s. 39

History of Local Boards, The Natural, 51

Hoerde Steel Sleeper, The, 185

Hong-Kong and Whampoa Dock Company’s Dock at Kowloon, 90, 146

Horizontal Compound Tandem Mill Engine, Buckley and Taylor’s, 223

Hornsby’s High-Speed Vertical Engine, 39

Hotchkiss and Mountain Guns, Sir W. G. Armstrong and Mitchell’s, 354

How Long must Burmah Wait? 102

Hudson Bay and Strait Route, 86

Hulse’s Hollow Spindle Lathe, 257

Hulse’s Radial Drilling and Boring Machine, 42

Hulse’s Universal Cutter Grinding Machine, 455

Hydraulic Drilling Machinery, 301

Hydraulic Lifting Dock at Bombay, 548

Hydraulic Power in Naval Gunnery, 125

Hydraulic Shearing Machine, 1000-Ton; Drum-peller Steel Works, 648

Hydro-Extractors, 451

Hydro-Pneumatic Disappearing Gun Carriages, Armstrong’s, 13

Hydrogen-Amalgam Process, The, 335

Hydrometer, An International, 53

Hydrophone, The, 131

Ice, The Viscosity of, 286

Illumination, Lighthouse, 195

“ Imperieuse,” The, 99

“ Impdrieuse,” A Russian, 101

Implements at the Smithfield Show, 609

Improvements in Lifeboats, 375

Improvements in Roads, The, 558

Incandescence, Gas Lighting by, 139, 469, 538

Incandescent Gas Lights, 533

Inclined Engine, Lancaster and Tonge’s, 638

India and Burmah, Railway Communication between, 364

Indian and American Railways, 679

Indian Petroleum Fields, The, 467

Induction and Resistances, Electric, 335

Industrial Enterprises, Pushing, 416

Industrial Union, The United States and the, 129

Influence of a Plane of Transverse Section on the

Magnetic Permeability of Iron, The, 378

Influence of Silent Discharge, 402

Influence of Stress and Strain on Matter, The, 583

Ingersoll Duplex Rock Drill, The, 159

Ingots, Steel, Blow-Holes in, 580

Injectors, 450

Inspectors and Bridgework, 215

Institute, The City and Guilds of London, 50

Institute of Electrical Engineers, The American, 610

Institute, The Gas, 10, 39

Institution, The, of Civil Engineers (See Civil Engineers, Institution of)

institution, The, of Mechanical Engineers (See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of)

Interchangeable Steel Tramway Wheels and Axles, 574

International Hydrometer, An, 53

International Railway Congress, 336

Intoxicant, Benzine as an, 53

Invalid Saloon Railway Carriage ; Lancashire and

Yorkshire Railway, 38

Inverted Tandem Engine, Browett and Lindley’s, 428

Ions, The Speed of, 312

Iron, The Electro-Deposition of, 261

Iron Industry, The Ural, 656

Iron, The Magnetisation of, in Strong Fields, 377

Iron Mines of Bilbao, The, 271

Iron Ores, The Reduction of, 320, 340

Iron, The Recalescence of, 638

Iron and Steel, On the Alteration of the Elastic

Limit of, 558

Iron and Steel Institute, The : "308

On the Construction and Cost of Blast Furnaces in the Cleveland District in 1877, by Sir B. Samuelson, Bart., M.P., F.R.S., 25

On some Investigations as to the Effects of Different Methods of Treatment of Mild Steel in the Manufacture of Plates, by Mr. James Riley, 29,133,161

On Patent Composite Steel and Iron, by Mr.

George Allan, 209

On the Reduction of Iron Ores in the Blast Furnace, by Sir Lowthian Bell, 320, 340

On the Basic Open-Hearth Process, by Mr.

J. W. Wailes, 349, 429

On Electric Light Installations for Works and Factories, by Dr. J. A. Fleming, 353, 368,395 I

President’s Address, 319

Iron and Steel, Patent Composite, 209 >

Iron Sulphate in Agriculture, 261 ,

Iron Tools, Chilled, 466

Iron Works, A New Russian, 207

Ironclad, An American, 157

Ironclad “ Nicolas I.,” Three-Cylinder Engines of the, 195

| Ironclad, New Swedish, 207, 490

Irrigating Machinery on the Pacific Coast, 479,

' 525, 56Z

Irrigation in Lower Egypt, 259, 283

Isle of May, the Electric Light on the, 180,195

Isplation of 1 luor, The, 467

Jacquard Lacing Machine, De Sparre’s, 55

Java Meteorite, A, 234

Jersey, New Water Works, 39, 92

Joints, Lead, Nicholson’s Ladle for Running, 674

Jubilee Coin Dies, The, 53

Jubilee Prize, Gunning Victoria, 101

Jubilee Telegraphy, 156

Jute Works, 203

Keely Motor Secret, The, 332 ■

Kendall and Gent’s Cutter Forming Machine, 81

Khyber Railway, The, 53

Kimberley, Mining Progress at, 219, 245 King’s College, Engineering Science at, 683 Kirkcaldy Floorcloth and Linoleum Works, 179 Koch’s Bacteriological Water Test, 654 Kowloon, Dock of the Hong-Kong and Whampoa

Dock Company, Limited, at, 90, 146

Kj noch Revolver, The, 419

Labour and Breathing, 466

Lacing Machine, De Sparre s Jacquard, 55 Ladle, Foundry, Goodwin and How s, 571, Ladle for Running Lead Joints, Nicholson s, 674 “Lahn,” The s.s., 540

Lamp, Thwaite’s “Sunflower, 2o8

Lamps, Wigham’s, for Lighthouses, 173 Lancaster and Tonge’s Inclined Engine, 6o8 Laused Patents, 17

Large Syphon, A, 51

Latch, May’s Reversing Lever, 393

Lathe, Hulse’s Hollow Spindle, 2a7 Lathes, Astbury’s Power and loot, 1/0 Launch, Steam, for the Royal Engineers, Chat-Laun“hef°and Trial Trips, 24, 41, 80, 104, 121, 149 171, 226, 249, 279, 305, 338, 365, 379, 409, 446*, 455, 483, 505, 526, 549, 590, 603, 621, 661,

Lifeboats, Improvements in, 375

Lifting Bridge at Tarante Italy, 410, 454, 503 Lifting Dock at Bombay, Hj drauhe, 548 Light, Electric, at the Adelaide International Ligh^The°Ele^ric, on Board the New Swedish Liffh^Electrh^for Factories, 353, 368, 395 Light! The Electric, on the Isle of May, 180, 195 Light, The Electric, in Omnibuses, 184 t iS-ht The Electric, on Russian Railways, 335 ffit, Electric>, in Vienna Opera House, The, 234 Light Portable Engine, Merryweather s, 380 Lighthouse Illumination, 195 Lighthouse, The Rothersand, 587, 635 Lighthouses, Wigham s Lamps for, 173

Lighting,CThenEUctric, of the Great Eastern,’

Lighting, Electric, Motors for, 583 , . „ ,

Lighting, Electric, of the s.s. “Victoria’ and

“ Britannia,” 571

Lighting, Electric in Sweden 156 Lighting Gas by Electricity,.339 Lighting Trains by Electricity, 339

Lightships, Electrical Communication with, 359 I mit of Pressure in Marine Engines 111 Limpsfield and Oxted Water Works, The, 157 LinCo?eSumeaannd Floorcloth Works at Kirkcaldy,

179

T.iouid Fuel for Locomotives, 230 Liquid Fuel in Parliament, 207 Liquids and Magnetism, 416 Lishman Boiler F urnace, The 490 Lithanode Primary Cell, A, 129 Tiveruool University College, 390 t ivprnool Water Works, The, 262 Loans to Harbours, Public Works, 411

Local Boards, The Natural History of, 51

“ Lccksley Hall,” Raising the, 198

Lockwood’s Spindless Metallic Valve, 237

Locomotive, Compound Goods, for the North-

Eastern Railway, 324

Locomotive, Consolidation, for the Canadian Pacific Railway, 429, 523

Locomotive, Elieson’s Electric, 413

Locomotive, Express ; Midland Railway, 598

Locomotive, Express Passenger ; London and

South-Western Railway, 185, 211, 263, 675

Locomotive, Riedel’s Fireless Mining, 148

Locomotive, Tank, Black, Hawthorn and Co.’s, 454

Locomotive, Tank; Great Southern Railway of Brazil, 276

Locomotive, Tramway, Black, Hawthorn, and Co.’s Compound Condensing, 354

Locomotive, Tramway ; Wolverton and District

Light Railways Company, 222

Locomotive, Webb’s Compound Tank, 13, 649

Locomotive Weighing Apparatus, Stephenson’s, 257

Locomotives, American, Cost of, 657

Locomotives, Early, 217

Locomotives, Liquid Fuel for, 230

London Water in September, 489

London Water Supply, 286

Longest Tunnel in Russia, The, 467

Lord de Ramsey and the Fens, The Late, 286

Lower Egypt, Irrigation in, 259, 283

Lowry’s Gyratory Stone Breaker, 635

Lubricator, Seek’s, 237

Luke and Spencer’s Drill and Tool Grinder, 6

Lulea-Ofoten Railway, The, 656

M‘Elroy’s Ventilating Valve, 257;

M‘Elroy’s Water-Tight Door, 514

Macnaught’s Wool-Washing Machine, 301

Machine, Automatic Gas-Making, 643

Machine, Bevel Wheel - Cutting, Smith and Coventry’s, 6

Machine, Boring, for Car-Wheels, Bement and Miles’s, 353

Machine, Craven’s Duplex Axle Brass Boring, 70

Machine, Cutter Forming, Kendall and Gent’s, 81

Machine, Cylinder Shaping, Bement and Miles’s, 147

Machine Designing, Education of Intuition in, 111

Machine Drying Cylinders, Sizing, 632

Machine, Elliott’s Cement Testing, 12

Machine, Hulse’s Universal Cutter Grinding, 455

Machine, Jacquard Lacing, De Sparre’s, 55

Machine, Macnaught’s Wool-Washing, 301

Machine, Mortising and Boring, Robinson’s, 301

Machine, Moulding, Robinson’s Variety, 600

Machine, Multiple Plate Drilling, Bement and

Miles’s, 147

Machine, Radial Drilling and Boring, Hulse’s, 42

Machine, Rotary Planing, Bement and Miles’s, 522

Machine, Shearing, 1000-Ton Hydraulic ; Drum-peller Steel Works,648

Machine, Shearing, Schultz and Goebel’s, 12

Machine, Steam Thrashing and Straw-Chopping, Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, 12

Machine, Thorne’s Type-Composing and Distributing, 8

Machine, Thrashing, Gibbons and Robinson’s. 609

Machine Tools, Electro-Magnetic, 154

Machinery, Bottle-Making, 655

Machinery at the Forth Bridge Works, 153

Machinery, Hydraulic Drilling, 301

Machinery, Irrigating, on the Pacific Coast, 479, 525, 562

Machinery, Pumping, for H.M. Dockyard, Malta, 224

Machinery, Pumping, for the Prague Water Works, 290, 327

Magazine Rifles. 497

Magnesium in Primary Batteries, Employment of, 683

Magnetic Balance, A, 336

Magnetic Fields, Strong, 101

Magnetic Permeability of Iron, The Influence of a Plane of Transverse Section on the, 378

Magnetic Properties of Gases, 334

Magnetic Resistance, Note on, 11

Magnetisation of Iron in Strong Fields, The, 377

Magnetism and Liquids, 416

Magnetism and Solar Phenomena, 21

Magnetism and Thermal Conductivity, 207

Manchester Ship Canal, The, 177, 241, 275,300,374

Manganese Ore Mines, The Railway to the Russian, 416

Manganese Steel, The Physical Properties of, 378

Manoeuvres, The Naval, 178

Manufacture, The Alkali, 379

Manufacture of Carbon Electrodes, The, 530

Manufacture of Steel Plates, The, 29, 133, 161

Manufacturers, English, A Moral for, 102

Marine Engine, Fenby’s Compound, 303

Marine Engine, Progress and Development the, 125. 159, 167

Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding in Dundee in 1887, 650

Marine Engines, Brock’s Quadruple-Expansion, 481, 621

Marine Engines, Limit of Pressure in, 111

Marine Meteorology, 78

Marine Voltmeter, A, 21

Marinoni Stop-Cylinder Printing Machine, 325

Maritimes, The Messageries, 19

Marks, Merchandise, 262

Mathematical and Physical Section of the

British Association, 311

Matrix of the Diamond, The, 439

May’s Reversing Lever Latch, 393

Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of : 33, 111, 137, 668

On Tests of the Comparative Value of Different Kinds of Belting, by Mr. Samuel Webber, 33

On the Systematic Testing of Turbine Water Wheels in the United States, by Professor R. II. Thurston, 33

On Helical Seams in Boilermaking, by Professor Thurston, 34

Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of—continued. , „ __

Should a Piston Packing Ring be of the same Thickness at every Point? by Mr. Kutnei-ford, 33.

On the Education of Intuition in Machine De-sio-ninir. by Mr. John T. Hawkins, 111

On °Cylinder Condensation, by Mr. Chas. E.

Emery, 111 . „ .,

On Limit of Pressure in Marine Engines, by Mr. Chas. E. Emery, 111

On Methods of Determining Cost and Distribution of Heat and Power, by Mr. Henry Towne, 112,

On a Problem in Profit Sharing, by Mr. Wm.

Kent, 112 , „ . '

On the Comparative Value of Steamand Hot Water for Transmitting Heat and Power, by Mr. Emery, 112

On Evaporation by Exhaust Steam, by Mi.

Albert Stearns, 112

On What are the Needs of our Navy? by Mr.

H. A. Ramsay, 137 t .

On National Defence and its Mechanical Problems, by J. Morgan, Jun., 137

On Direct-Acting Steam Veneer Cutters, by Mr. Thomas S. Crane, 138

On a New Method of Making Tubes from Solid

Brass, by Mr. Geo. H. Babcock, 139 |

On Gaslighting by Incandescence, by Mr.

Janus Dredge, 139, 469, 538

On a New Principle in Steam Piston Packing, by Professor John E. Sweet, 669 I

On Experiments and Experience with Blowers, by Mr. Henry J. Snell, 669

Mechanical Engineers, The Institution of :

On the Distribution of Heat in a Stationary Steam Engine, by Major Thomas English, R.E., 57, 106, 386 e xu

On the Structure and Progress of the lorth Bridge, by Mr. E. Malcolm Wood, 153

On Machinery at the Forth Bridge Works, by Mr. William Arrol, 153, 291

On Electro-Magnetic Machine Tools, by Mr.

F. J. Rowan, 154

On the Comparative Strength of Metals, by Mr. J. H. Wicksteed, 159

On the Electric Light on the Isle of May, by Mr. David A. Stevenson, 180, 195

On the Tay Viaduct, by Mr. Fletcher F. S.

Kelsey, 182

On the Dredging of the Lower Estuary of the Clyde, by Mr. Chas. A. Stevenson, B.Sc.,

■ F.R.S.E., A.M.I.C.E., 183, 277

On Irrigating Machinery on the Pacific Coast, by Mr. John Richards, 479, 525, 562

Blackness Foundry, 203

Dundee Foundry, The, 203

Esk Paper Mills, The, 204

Linoleum and Floorcloth Works at Kirkcaldy,

179I

Tay Harbour, The, 203I

Tay Jute Works, 203I

Valley field Paper Mills, The, 204

Mechanical Equivalent of Heat, The, 309

Mechanical Equivalents, The Doctrine of, 201|

Mechanical Stenography, 656i

Mechanical Stoker, Proctor’s, 289

Melotrope, The, 390

Merchandise Marks, 262|

Mercurial Air Pumps, 549 ,i

Merryweather’s Light Portable Engine, 380|

Mersey Ports, The, 275I

Messageries Maritimes, The, 19

Metal Exhibits at the Manchester Exhibition, 230

Metal, Removal of, by Emery Wheels, Hammer

and Chisel, and Files, The Cost of, 511|

Metallic Packing, Baird’s, 648|

Metallic Valve, The Transatlantic, 263j

Metals, The Comparative Strength of, 159

Metals in Russia, The Production of, 262

Meteorite, A Java, 234

Meteorite, A New’ Carbonaceous, 286|

Meteorological Society, The Royal, 526, 672 j

Meteorology, 334

Meteorology, Marine, 78

Meter, An Electric Current, 345

Meter, Water, Frost’s, 303

Middleton Junction, Economiser Explosion at, 364

“ Midge,” The Steam Tug, for St. Lucia, 89

Midland New Goods Station, The, 501

Mill, Paint, Winn’s, 7

Milling, Roller, 56

Mine Pumps Driven by Electricity, 534

Mineral Oil and the Gas Companies, 287

Mineralogical Society, The, 492, 526

Mineralogy in Bosnia, 683

Mines, Accidents in, 536

Mines, The Iron, of Bilbao, 271

Mining Appliances, Exhibition of, 549

Mining at Kimberley, Progress of, 219, 245

Mining Locomotive, Riedel’s Fireless, 148

Mining, Submarine, 1, 37, 76, 113, 151, 165, 189, 231, 295, 361, 400, 425, 453, 473, 495, 568, 642

Ministry of Railways, Russian, Reorganisation of the, 6L0

Miscellanea, 15, 54, 80, 102, 130, 158, 175, 208, 223, 249, 288, 314, 325, 366, 392, 418, 433, 468, 483, 513, 535, 553, 573, 612, 634, 651, 677

Miscellaneous Exhibits at the Manchester Exhibition, 450

Miscellaneous Exhibits at the Newcastle Exhibition, 257

Miscellaneous Papers at the British Association, 378, 402

Modern Gun Carriages, 210, 237

Moral for English Manufacturers, A, 102

Morgan, Mount, Our Own, 619

Mortising and Boring Machine, Robinson’s, 301

Motion, Communication of, between Bodies

Moving at Different Velocities, 377

Motor, The Keely, Secret, 332

Motors for Electric Lighting, 583

Moulding Machine, Robinson’s Variety, 600

Mount Morgan, Our Own, 619

Moving Projectiles, Photography of, 657

Mu Railway, The Abandonment of the, 439

Multiple Plate Drilling Machine, Bement and Miles’s, 147

Mumford’s System of Stiffened Buttstraps, 675

Napier’s Double Screw Hand and Steam Steering Gear, 148 .

National Defence and its Mechanical Problems, 137

Natural History of Local Boards, The, 51

Natural History and Science Society, The County

of Middlesex, 511

Natural Sculpture, 440

Naval Affairs, 98

Naval Architects, The Institution of :

On the Application of Hydraulic Power to Naval Gunnery, by Lord Armstrong and Mr. J. Vavasseiir, 125

On the Progress and Development of the Marine Engine, by Mr. Frank Marshall, 125, 159, 167 . „ v •

On the Present Position Occupied by Basic Steel as a Material for Shipbuilding, by Mr.

B. Martell, 131, 141 . _ __

On some Experiments with Basic Steel, by Mr.

W. H. White, the Director of Naval Construction, 141

On Tyne Improvements, by Mr. P. J. Messent,

Palmer’s Shipbuilding and Iron Company, 127

Visit to Sir William Armstrong, Mitchell, and

Co.’s Works, 126

Naval Gunnery, Hydraulic Power in, 125

Naval Manoeuvres, The, 178

Naval Ordnance, United States, 605

Naval Review, The, 90

Naval Station in New Zealand, A, 567

Navies, Continental, 78

Navigation, Foreign Steam, 557

Navy Estimates, The, 307

Navy, The French, 632

Navy, What are the Needs of our ? 137

New York Sanitary Regulations, 684

New Zealand, 20

New Zealand, A Naval Station in, 567

New Zealand Viaduct, A, 390

Newbery-Vautin Chlorination Process, The, 354, 555

Newcastle, The Agricultural Engine Trials at,

49, 62, 97, 129,129, 508, 517, 606

Newcastle Engine Trials, The, 120

Niagara Railway Suspension Bridge, The, 595

Nicholson’s Ladle for Running Lead Joints, 674 “Nicolas I.,” Three-Cylinder Engines of the

Ironclad, 195

Nitrogen, Fluoride of, 261

Norwich, Sewage at, 336

Notes :

Aluminium, The Electro-Deposition of, 656

Antimony, 583

Arc Regulator, A New, 101

Asia Minor Railway, The, 184

Automatic Brakes, 261

Balloon, Bruce’s Signalling, 184

Barge Building in Russia, 101

Benzine as an Intoxicant, 53

Boiler Explosion near Antrim, Fatal, 489

Boiler Explosion near Dudley, 440

Boiler Explosion at Hyde, 313

Boiler Explosion at Pelsall, Disastrous, 657

British Association, The, 53

Burmese Weights and Measures, 632

Canadian Pacific Railway, Influence of the, on

Russia, 391

Civil Engineering in Practical Politics, 156

Clark, Mr. Alvan, 231

Clearing Waterways from Vegetation, 657

Coal in Burmah, 364

Coal in France, 21

Coal Mining, Belgian, 101, 440

Coal in New Caledonia, 313

Coal Trade, Depression in the Russian, 335

Coke in Russia, 78

Combustion of Petroleum upon the Locomotives of the Elevated Railway in New York, 656

Cooling of the Earth, The, 313

Cork Porous Pots, 234

Corkscrews, 335

Cost of American Locomotives, 657

County of Middlesex Natural History and

Science Society, 511

Craven Scholarship, The, 533

“Cup Patches” in Boilers, Danger of, 610

Dispersing Smoke by Electricity, 101

Double Tracking Russian Railways, 533

Driving Dynamos with Short Belts, 129

Duty on Steamers, Proposed Russian, 78

Dynamo, The Pyromagnetic, 466

Eclipse, The Recent, 313

Economiser Explosion at Middleton Junction, 364

Education, An Engineer’s, 489

Electric Condenser, A Novel, 610

Electric Gas Lighter, A Primitive, 416

Electric Light at the Adelaide International Exhibition, 610

Electric Light on Board the New Swedish Ironclad “Svea,” 207

Electric Light in Omnibuses, The, 184

Electric Light on Russian Railways, The, 335

Electric Light in Vienna Opera House, The, 234 .

Electric Lighting, Motors for, 583

Electric Lighting in Sweden, 156

Electric Motors in Printing Works, 287

Electric Signal Trumpet, An, 261

Electrical Engineers, The American Institute of, 610

Electrical Organ of the Torpedo, The, 466

Electrical Units, The Dimensions of the, 610

Electricity, Multiplex Writing by, 439

Electricity from Storage Batteries, The Public

Supply of,- 583

Electro-Deposition of Iron, The, 261

Electro-Plating Organisms, 390

Employment of Magnesium in Primary Batteries, 683

Engine Trials, The Newcastle, 129

Engineering Science at King’s College, 683

Engineers, The Institute of Civil, Assessment of the, 53

Exhibition of Artificial Illuminants, 234, 633

Exhibition, A Siberian, 510

FensSTheLateLoV^delamsey and the, 286

Fireproof Curtains in Theatres, 490

Fluor, The Isolation of, 467

Fluoride of Nitrogen, .61

Forests of Tunis, The, 656

Foundations, Yielding, 416

Gas Companies, OH Th

Gas Companies and Mineral Oil, The, 287

Gas Lighting by Electricity, 53

Gelatine Water Cartridge, The, 558 .

German Armour-Plated Towers for Danish

Fortifications, 416

Gramophone, The, 557 u+inrr kq

Graphite Carbon for Electric Lightin*, *>3

Gunboat for the Baltic Fleet, A New Russian,

21

Gunning Victoria Jubilee Prize, 101

Harbour at Copenhagen, The New, 657

Harbour, St. Helier, 22

Harbour for Tunis, New, 301

Height and Volume of Dry Land ; Depth and

Volume of the Ocean, 657

How Long must Burmah Wait? 102

Hydrogen-Amalgam Process, The, 335

Hydrometer, An International, 53

Ice, The Viscosity of, 286

“ Imperieuse,” A Russian, 101

Incandescent Gas Lights, 533

Industrial Enterprise, Pushing, 416

Industrial Union, The United States and the,

129

International Railway Congress, 336

Iron and Steel, On the Alteration of the

Elastic Limit of, 558

Iron Sulphate in Agriculture, 261

Iron Tools, Chilled, 466

Iron Works, A New Russian, 207

Ironclad, New Swedish, 490

Jubilee Coin Dies, The, 53

Jubilee Telegraphy, 156

Labour and Breathing, 466

Lighting Calendar, 54

Limpsfield and Oxted Water Works, The, 157

Liquid Fuel in Parliament, 207

Lithanode Primary Cell, A, 129

Liverpool University College, 390

London Water in Septemner, 489

London Water Supply, 286

Magnetic Balance, A, 336

Magnetic Fields, Strong, 101

Magnetism and Liquids, 416

Magnetism and Solar Phenomena, 21

Magnetism and Thermal Conductivity, 207

Marine Meteorology, 78

Matrix of the Diamond, The, 439

Melotrope, The, 390

Melting Platinum, The Radiation of, 286

Merchandise Marks, 262

Metals in Russia, The Production of, 262

Meteorite, A Java, 234

Meteorite, A New Carbonaceous, 286

Mine Pumps Driven by Electricity, 534

Mineralogy in Bosnia, 683

Moral for English Manufacturers, A, 102

Mu Railway, The Abandonment of the, 439

Navies, Continental, 78

Navy, The French, 632

Obelisk, Raising an American, 417

Ocean Liners on the Neva, 156

Oil Filter, An, 313

Overhead Steam Heating Pipes, 584

Pearl, The Southern Cross, 207

Persian Railway Concessions, The, 156

Petroleum Bulk Transport and the United States, 467

Petroleum Fields, The Indian, 467

Petroleum, A New Rival to American, 129

Petroleum, The Origin of, 657

Petroleum Wells, The Beluchistan, 683

Phonograph, The New, 489

Phosphorescence of Sulphate of Lime, The, 129

Photographic Process, The Cellerier-Parkes, 102

Photography of Moving Projectiles, 657

Port-Arthur, 21

Public Works in the United States, 657

Radiation from Dull and Bright Surfaces, 390

Railway Accident, The Hexthorpe, 583

Railway Bridge at Sealand, New, 184

Railway, The Candahar, 511, 683

Railway Communication between India and

Burmah, 364

Railway Crisis in South Africa, The, 391

Railway, The Khyber, 53

Railway, The Lulea-Ofoten, 656

Railway Mania in South Africa, Impending, 534

Railway to the Pacific, The Russian, 22, 558

Railway, The Red River Valley, 511

Railway to the Russian Manganese Ore Mines, 416

Railway Service, American, 533

Railway, The Siberian, 632

Railway, The South African Through, 440

Railways in China, 207

Railways, Queensland, 79

Railways in Sweden, 78

Railways for Tonquin and our Lethargy in Burmah, 262

Removal of Metal by Emery Wheels, Hammer and Chisel, and Files, The Cost of, 511

Removing Boiler Covers under Pressure, 633

River Don, Improving the, 21

Roads, The Improvements in, 558

Rubies, Artificial, 286

Russian Colliers in the Black Sea, 583

Notes—continued.

Russian Ministry of Railways, Reorganisation of the, 610

Russian Railways, Traffic on, 313 '

Sanitary Regulations in New York, 684

Sculpture, Natural, 440

Sea Telephony, 364

Sewage at Bury St. Edmunds, 207

Sewage at Norwich, 336

Sewers, The Air of, 78

Silver in Volcanic Ash, 234

Sizing Machine Drying Cylinders, 632

Skye Diatoms, The, 78

Society of Arts, The, 533

Solidification by Pressure, 184

Standard Cell, A New, 184

Steam Navigation, Foreign, 557

Steamers, New, on the Volga, 53

Steamers, The World’s, 335

Stenography, Mechanical, 656

Stone Age, A Survival of the, 335

Stone, Preservation of, 262

Stress and Strain on Matter, The Influence of, 583

Submarine Boat, Dr. Gustaf de Laval’s New 102

Submarine Telephone, Blake’s, 489

Swedish-Norwegian Railway, A, 129

Telantograph, The, 207

Telegraphy, French, 336

Telephonic Speech, The Limiting Distance of,

78 ’

Tempering Springs by Electricity, 261

Thames and Severn Canal, The, 684

Thermal Conductivity of Iron, Copper, and

German Silver, 53

Thermal Radiation, 466

Tides of Tunisia, The, 466

Time in America, Distribution of, 439

Tin, The World’s, 533

Torpedo Boats, Trials of Russian, 489

Tramway Trains, 510

Tramways in France, 287

Tunnel in Russia, The Longest, 4671

Tunnel, The Suram, 511

Turkestan, Coal in, 21

Ural Iron Industry, The, 656

Ventilation of Schools, The, 184

Viaduct, A New Zealand, 390

Voltaic Combinations, New, 390

Voltmeter, A Marine, 21

"Water Hammer” Action in Steam Pipes-

Fatal Explosion at Bradford, 490

Water Supply of Bradford, The, 440

Water Works, Copenhagen, 364

Water Works, The Liverpool, 262

Westinghouse Brake on Freight Trains, The, 511

Wheat Transport, Rivalry in, 78

Wire Ropes for Tramways, 184

Wood Pulp, New Uses for, 262

Wood Pulp Pails, 21

Yalta, Port Improvements at, 207

Zuider Sea, The Projected Drainage of the, 657 Notes from Cleveland, 14, 41, 71 91 117 149

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