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  • ABERDEEN, Shipbuilding in 1887 in, 60
  • Absorption Dynamometer, A New, 396
  • Accidents, Railway, Prevention of, 110
  • Accumulators v. Transformers, 518
  • Accuracy in Tunnel Alignments, 123
  • Acton Main Drainage Works, The, 678
  • Administration, Dockyard, 593
  • Advertisements for Tenders, Bogus, 170
  • Aerial Wires, 344
  • Afghanistan, Opening up Mineral Treasures of, 17

AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN INDIA :

  • 341, 423, 473, 555, 607, 608
  • Canal and Distributary Alignment, 655
  • Debarred Tracts, 607
  • Drainage, 473
  • Engineering Considerations, 424
  • Financial Considerations, 424
  • Introductory, 341
  • Irrigation Maps, 556
  • Navigation, 474
  • Plantation, 473
  • Revenue, 474
  • Source of Water Supply, 423
  • Tateels, 603
  • Water Distribution, 607
  • Agricultural Implements in India, 521.
  • Agricultural Show at Nottingham, The Royal Society's, 398
  • Air, Electric Conduction by, 93
  • Air Propeller, The Blackman, 201
  • Air Propeller, Matthews and Yates's, 125
  • Air Thermometer, Constant Volume, 43
  • Alarm, Burglar, Automatic, 308
  • Alexandra Dock, The, 137
  • Alkali Process, Another New, 365
  • Alloys, 271, 284, 345
  • Alternate Current Dynamo, The Mordey, 538
  • Aluminium, 546
  • Amenities, Professional, 70
  • American Competition in South Africa, 438
  • American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 43
  • American Machine Tools, 186
  • American Pipe Line, A New, 439
  • American Railway Bridges, Condition of, 175
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, 394, 425
  • American Warships, 321
  • Analysis of Deep Sea Dredgings, 148
  • Anti-Primer, Duncan's, 612
  • Anti-Pulsator, Bray's, 308
  • Antiseptic, A New, 148
  • Arc Lamp, A New, 520
  • Arc Lamps, Disc, 297
  • Arch, The, 48
  • Architects' Registration Bill, 369, 306
  • Armour and Projectiles, 67
  • Armour-Clad " Italia," The, 158
  • Arms, Rapid-Firing, 27, 147, 196
  • Armstrong and Mitchell's 11-Inch Howitzer, 8
  • Arsenic, The Effect of, on Mild Steel, 480
  • Arsenic in Iron and Steel, 478
  • Asquith's 18-Inch Treble-Geared Lathe, 559
  • Associated Chambers of Commerce, The, 198
  • Assessment and Measure, Water Charges by, 646
  • Astronomical Clock, A New, 297
  • Atmospheric Electricity, 324
  • Auckland Sugar Works, The, 121
  • " Aurora," Belted Cruiser, The, 626
  • Automatic Burglar Alarm, 308
  • Automatic Fire Alarm, 558
  • Automatic Firearms, The Development of, 79, 1 09, 622
  • Automatic Injector, Gresham and Craven's Combination, 588
  • Automatic Sprinklers, 438
  • Axles, Car, Steel, 81
  • Baku Oil King, The Death of the, 396
  • Balanced Hydraulic Lifts, Chatwood's, 34
  • Balsam, Electrified, 16
  • Barometer, A Spider's Web, 148
  • Battery, Cooke's Galvanometric, 512
  • Battery, The Weymersch, 625
  • Beams, Old Puzzle about the Strength of, 641
  • Bearing, Collar, The Friction of a, 460, 467
  • Beck Gas Engine, The, 433, 466, 468
  • Beesley's Furnace Boiler, 7
  • Belgian Railway Economy, 620
  • Bell, Steavenson, and Cleugh's Hydraulic Rock Drill and Carriage, 165
  • Belt Casings in Mills, 92
  • Belt Driving, 308
  • Belted Cruiser " Aurora," The, 626
  • Belting, Half•Cross, 128
  • Bement and Miles's Locomotive Cylinder Boring Machine, 186
  • Bement and Miles's Steam Hammers, 84
  • Bement and Miles's Tyre Boring and Turning Machine, 186
  • Bending Copper Pipe and Testing Press, 652
  • Berdan Torpedo System, The, 125
  • Bergen-Christiania Railway, The Contemplated, 622
  • Berry and Sons' Treble-Geared Lathe, 586
  • Berry's Plate-Straightening Machine, 135
  • Bessemer's Hydraulic Tube Press, 75
  • Bever's High-Speed Engine, 102
  • Bill, Architects' Registration, 369, 396
  • Birmingham Cable Tramway, The, 315
  • Bishop's Castle at the Glasgow Exhibition, 547
  • Bismuth, Effect of Magnetisation on the ThermoElectrical Properties of, 128
  • Black Sea Fleet, The Russian, 651
  • Black Sea, New Steamers in the, 197
  • Black Sea Steamer Subsidies, 370
  • Blackman Air Propeller, The, 201
  • Blades, Propeller, Material best Suited for, 355
  • Blast Furnace Charges, 63
  • Blast Furnaces, Working with Natural Gas, 122
  • Bleaching Kiers, The Strength of, 92
  • Blocks or Stone Partially Loaded, Resistance of, 418
  • Blower, Roots, 640
  • Boat Propulsion, " Zephyr " System of, 517, 609
  • Boats, Submarine, and Diving, 354
  • Bofors Steel Gun, The, 510
  • Bogert's 10k-Inch Screw Cutting and Surfacing Lathe, 161
  • Bogus Advertisements for Tenders, 170
  • Boiler, Beesley's Furnace, 7
  • Boiler and Engine, The Shipman, 495
  • Boiler Explosion, The Dudley, 39, 7b
  • Boiler Explosion at the Friedenshtitte, 279
  • Boiler Explosion at Grays, Destructive, 176
  • Boiler Explosion, The Pelsall, 42
  • Boiler Explosion near Stockport, Rag, 223, 268
  • Boiler Explosions in 1887 ; Report of Mr. E. B. Marten, 454, 497
  • Boiler Fitting, Weir's Combination, 630
  • Boiler Legislation, Steam, 408
  • Boilers, Petroleum in, 107
  • Boilers, Steam, Proportions of, 396
  • Boilers, Working and Test Pressures for, 302, 322
  • Bokhara by Rail, To, 369
  • Bombay, Proposed Graving Docks at, 481
  • Boreholes, Conveying Power by, 318
  • Boring Machine, General, Wilkinson and Lister's, 332
  • Boring and Surfacing Lathe, Lang's, 212
  • Boring and Turning Machine, Tyre, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Boston, The City of, 683, 626, 633
  • Boston Hot-Water System, The, 270, 558
  • Brake, Railway Wagon, Lawcock's, 578
  • Brake, Westinghouse, for Freight Trains, The New Quick-Acting, 235
  • Brass Drawing, A Large, 269
  • Bray's Anti-Pulsator, 308
  • Brazil, An Unexplored Corner of, 222
  • Break Lathe, Asquith's 18k-Inch Treble-Geared,, 559
  • Brick and Stone Bridges of Large Span, 95
  • Bridge, The Dufferin ; Oude and Rohilkund Railway, 177
  • Bridge Floors, Railroad, 107
  • Bridge, The Forth, 95, 406, 452, 611
  • Bridge, Howe Truss Timber, across the Willamette River, Albany, Oregon, 9
  • Bridge over the Hudson River, 221
  • Bridge, The Jubilee, 98
  • Bridge, Kentucky and Indiana, Louisville, 85
  • Bridge over the Lawrence River at Lachine ; Canadian Pacific Railway, 3b9
  • Bridge, The Manhattan, over the Harlem River, New York, 425
  • Bridge, The Sukkur Cantilever, 229
  • Bridge, The Tower, 246
  • Bright, Sir Charles Tilston, 4e6
  • British Trade, 253
  • Brown's Dynamo, Electrical Transmission of Power by, 380
  • Bruce, Sir George Barclay, 672
  • Buildings, Portable, Lucker's, 110
  • Bullets for Small Bore Rifles, 418
  • Buoys, Mooring and Marking, Campbell and Schultz's, 139
  • Burglar Alarm, Automatic, 308
  • Burmah and China, Railway Connection of, 367
  • Burmah, Engineering, into Tranquility, 439
  • Burmese Railways, 222
  • Burton's Magazine Rifles, 575
  • Cable Ropeway, Otto System of, 332
  • Cable Tramway, The Birmingham, 3.5
  • Caird, Mr. James T., 122
  • Campbell and Schultz's Marking and Mooring Buoys, 139
  • Canal Lift, Hydraulic, La Louviere, 201
  • Canal, The Manchester Ship, 569, 696, 617
  • Canal, The Orebro, Sweden, 699
  • Canal, The Panama, 17, 95, 571
  • Canal, The Perekop, 517
  • Canal, The Suez, 269, 573
  • Canal in Sweden, Projected New, 197
  • Cantilever Bridge, The Sukkur, 229
  • Capstan Engine, Rigg's IIydraulic, with Variable Power, 61
  • Car Axles, Steel, 81
  • Car, A New Sleeping, 625
  • Carbo-Dynamite, 393
  • Carbon in the Sun, 573
  • Carrier Pigeons in the Navy, 269
  • Casings, Belt, in Mills, 92
  • Cast Iron, Silicon and Sulphur in, 461, 499, 526
  • Casting Iron upon Lace, 149
  • Casting in Steel and Bronze, 438
  • Casualties, Torpedo Boat, 68
  • Cell, A Standard, 93
  • Cement, The Influence of Sugar upon, 102, 125
  • Cement, Painting, 297
  • Cement, The Strength of, 80
  • Centennial Exhibition, The Melbourne, 650
  • Central Station Lighting, 438
  • Centrifugal Pumps, 31
  • Centrifugal Sewage Pumping Engine, Drysdale's, 210
  • Chambers of Commerce, The Associated, 198
  • Charges, Blast Furnace, 63
  • " Charter " Gas Engine, The, 151
  • Chatwood's Balanced Hydraulic Lifts, 34
  • China and Burmah, Railway Connection of, 367
  • China, South-Eastern, The Meteorology of, in 1 886, 420
  • Chlorine, Effect of, on the Electromotive Force
  • of a Voltaic Couple, 578
  • City of Boston, The, 583, 626, 633
  • "City of New York," The Inman Steamer, 248, 260, 628
  • City of Philadelphia, 233, 258
  • City and S )uthwark Subway, The, 573
  • City of Philadelphia, 233, 258
  • Civil Engineers, American Society of, 394, 425
  • Civil Engineers' Grievance4, 487, 521
  • Civil Engineers in India, 543

CIVIL ENGINEERS, THE INSTITUTION OF : 550, 576

  • Harrison, Mr. Thomas, E., 3f0
  • On the Erection of the " Jubilee " Bridge Carrying the East Indian Railway over the River Hooghly at Hooghly, by Sir Bradford Leslie, K.C.I.E., M.I.C.E., 98
  • On the Use and Testing of Open-Hearth Steel for Boilermaking, by the Late Mr. Hamilton Goodall, A.M.I.C.E., 32
  • On the Alexandra Dock, Hull, by Mr. A. C. Hurtzig, M I C.E., 137
  • On the Economic Use of the Plane Table in Topographical Surveying, by Mr. Josiah Pierce, Jun., M.A., A.M.S.C,E., 163
  • On Manganese in its Application to Metallurgy, by Mr. Robert Abbott Hadfield, A.M.I.C.E., 246
  • On Some Novel Properties of Iron and Man• ganese, by Mr. Robert Abbott Hadfield, A.M.I.C.E., 246
  • On Economy Trials of a Non-Condensing Steam Engine—Simple, Compound, and Triple, by Mr. P. W. Willans, M.I.C.E., 269
  • On Compressed Oil-Gas and its Applications, by Mr. Arthur Ayres, M.I.C.E., 371
  • On the Distribution of Hydraulic Power in London, by Mr. Edward Bayzand Ellington, M.I.C.E., 408
  • On the Tay Viaduct, Dundee, by Mr. Peter Crawford Barlow, B.A., NI.I.C.E., 496
  • Civil Engineers, The Registration of, 266
  • Cleaning Metal and Stonework, 396
  • Cleansing Water Mains, 373
  • Cleveland, Notes from, 11, 37, 64, 97, 124, 141, 1 66, 191, 224, 234, 263, 289, 311, 333, 363, 389, 411, 441, 453, 485, 515, 511, 564, 590, 616, 642
  • Clock, A Large, 672
  • Clock, A New Astronomical, 297
  • Clock, Watchman a Record, A New, 626
  • Closing Sebastopol to Commerce, 344
  • Cloud Measurements, Some Methods of, 165
  • Cloud Movements near the Equator, Observations on, 615
  • Club, The Electric, of New York, 195
  • Clutch, Edmeston's, 185
  • Clyde Passenger Steamers, New High-Speed, 676
  • Clyde Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1 887, 185, 274
  • Clydebank, New Dock at, 309
  • Coal, Russian, in the Black Sea, 270
  • Coal, South African, 599
  • Coast Defence, 217
  • Cobalt, The Electric Resistance of, 122, 221
  • Coblyn's Steel Permanent Way, 50
  • Coefficient of Expansion by Heat, A Simple Apparatus for the Measurement of the, 500
  • Cold Pericd from September, 18S7, to May, 188F, 615
  • Colouring Maps of the Ordnance Survey, 6:,'5
  • Collapt-ible Lifeboat, Shepherd's, 574
  • Collar Bearing, The Friction of a, 460, 467
  • Collies ies, Safety Lamps in, 601
  • Collisions at S( a, 358
  • Collmann's Valve Gtar, Compound Engine with, 112
  • Combination Automatic Injector, Gr(sham and Craven's, 588
  • Combination Boiler Fitting, Weir's, 630
  • Combustion with Natural and Forced Draught, 151, 186, 225
  • Commercial Education, 198
  • " Cornpactum " Fresh - Water Distiller, Kir-kaldy's, 640
  • Competition, American, in South Africa, 438
  • Competition, German, 169
  • Competition, Liquid Fuel, in Russia, 270
  • Compound Corlisi Mill Engines, Douglas and Grant's, 283, 332
  • Compound Engine, Fleming and Ferguson's Quadruple- Expansion, 538
  • Compound Express Locomotive ; North-Eastern Railway, 309, 360
  • Compound and Non-Compound Engines, Steam Consumption of, 259
  • Compound Steam Turbine, Parsons', 35
  • Compresbcd Air Tramcar, The Mekarski, 287
  • Compressed Oil-Gas, 371
  • Concealing the Presence of Torpedo Bats, 93
  • Concrete in Sea Water, 100
  • Conch nser, ltayner's Volute Double-Distilling, 32
  • Conquering a Quicksand, 118
  • " Constant" System of Notation for Model Experiments, The, 329
  • Constant-Volume Air Thermometer, 43
  • Consumption, Steam, of Compound and Non-Compound Engines, 259
  • Continuous Moulding Machinery, 478
  • Contrast in Railway Progress, A, 600
  • Convention, The Electric Light, 310
  • Conversazione of the Royal Society, The, 595
  • Converters, Electric, Application of, 370
  • Conveying Power by Boreholes, 318
  • Cooke's Galvanometric Battery, 512
  • Copenhagen Exhibition, The, 518
  • Copper-Extraction Process, A New, 621
  • Copper at Low Temperature, The Electric Resistance of, 625
  • Copper Pipe Testing and Bending Press, 652
  • Copper Pipes, Electrolytically Formed, 95
  • Corliss Engine, Horizontal, Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.'s, 384
  • Corliss, George Henry, 295
  • Corliss Mill Engints, Compound, Douglas and Grant's, 283, 332
  • " Cornish " Pumping Engine, Evans's, 307
  • Cost of Gas, Oil, and Electricity, Relative, 297
  • Coupling and Uncoupling Devices, Wagon, Hill's, 1 99
  • " Courier," Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 6
  • Crampton. Mr, Thomas Russell, 415
  • Crane, 12-Ton Steam " Goliath," The Darlington Wagon and Engineering Company, 32
  • Cruiser " Aurora," Belted, 626
  • Cruiser " Vesuvius," The Dynamite, 512
  • Cruisers, Mercantile, 245, 291
  • Curtain of Water, A, 599
  • " Cyclone" Dust Collector, The, 224, 397
  • Cyclone Pulveriser, The, 622, 5:36
  • Cylinder Boring Machine, Locomotive, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Czar's Domain, The, 572
  • Dam of San Francisco Water Works, The, 17
  • Davey's Expansive Working Pumping Engine, 385
  • De la Vergne System of Refrigeration, 589, 626
  • Death of the Baku Oil King, The, 396, 607
  • Debate on the Navy Estimates, The, 265
  • Deep Sea Dredgings, Analysis of, 148
  • Defence, Coast, 217
  • Defence, Naval, 517
  • Defences, Imperial, 567
  • Defences, The National, 117
  • Design, Warship, 296, 321
  • Destruction of Stand-Pipes, 123
  • Determination of Phosphorus in Tron and Steel, 346
  • Development of Automatic Firearms, The, 79 1 09, 622
  • Development of Trade with Burmah, 43
  • Diagram for Electric Wiring, A, 175
  • Diagrams, Indicator, 107
  • Diametral Physiography, 184
  • Diamond Drill in the Pyramids, A, 624
  • Diamonds, South African, 175, 490
  • Diaries and Year Books, 97
  • Dickinson's Patent Screw Propellers, 408
  • Dielectric, The Properties of a, 270
  • Dilute Solutions and Gases as regards Gay Lussac's and Bayle's and Avogadro's Laws,
  • On the Analogy between, 600
  • Disc Arc Lamps, 297
  • Disinfecting Used in Germany, Methods of, 319
  • Distribution of Electricity, 122
  • Distribution of Hydraulic Power, 408
  • Distiller, The " Con3pactum" Fresh-Water, 640
  • Diving and Submarine Boats, 354
  • Dock, The Alexandra, 137
  • Dock at Clydebank, New, 309
  • Dock Matters at Hull, 149
  • Docks at Bombay, Proposed Graving, 481
  • Dockyard Administration, 593
  • Dockyard at Libau, The Russian, 293
  • Dodge's Machine for Handling Coal, 29
  • Domain, The Czar's, 572
  • Double-Distilling Condenser, Rayner's Volute, 32
  • Double-Spindle Drilling Machine, Rushworth's, 452
  • Doubling the Grand Trunk, 396
  • Douglas and Grant's Compound Corliss Mill Engine, 283, 332
  • Doxford's Propeller Planing Machine, 84
  • Drainage, Indian, 473
  • Drainage Works, The Acton Main, 578
  • Draught, Forced, 327, 347, 350
  • Draught, Natural and Forced, Combustion with, 1 51, 186, 225
  • Draughtsman's Provident Society, The, 32
  • Drill, A Diamond, in the Pyramids, 624
  • Drilling Machine and Carriage, Hydraulic, 165
  • Drilling Machine, High-Speed, Selig and Sonnenthal's, 248
  • Drilling Machine, Rushworth's Double-Spindle, 452
  • Drilling Machine, Wild's Hand-Power, 185
  • Drilling Machinery, Rock, Schram's, 551
  • Driving, Belt, 308
  • Drysdale's Centrifugal Sewage Pumping Engine, 210
  • Ducker's Portable Buildings, 110
  • Dudley Boiler Explosion, The, 39, 75
  • Dufferin Bridge, The ; Oude and Rohilkund Railway, 177
  • Duncan's Anti-Primer, 512
  • Dust Collector, The " Cyclone," 224, 397
  • Duval's Metallic Packing, 454
  • Dynamite Cruiser " Vesuvius," The, 612
  • Dynamite Guns, Pneumatic, 119
  • Dynamo, The Mordey Alternate Current, 538
  • Dynamometer, A New Absorption, 396
  • Dynamos, Brown's, Electrical Transmission of Power by, 380
  • Earth Current Variations, 148
  • Edison's New Laboratory, 69
  • Edmeston's Clutch, 185
  • Education, Commercial, 198
  • Education of Engineers in Prussia, The, 418
  • Effects of Lightning on Electrical Apparatus, The, 344
  • Efficiency of Incandescent Lamps with Direct and Alternating Currents, The, 223
  • EiffP1 Tower, The, 594
  • Electric Club of New York, The, 195
  • Electric Company, The Thomson-Houston, 658
  • Electric Conduction by Air, 93
  • Electric Converters, Application of, 370
  • Electric Discharging Points, The Heating of 1 48
  • Electric Dog Cart, Volk's, 16
  • Electric Furnace, A New, 175
  • Electric Light Plant, Portable, 134

ELECTRIC LIGHTING

  • Arc Lamp, A New, 520
  • Central Station Lighting, 438
  • Diagram for Electric Wiring, A, 176
  • Disc Arc Lamps, 297
  • Distribution of Electricity, 122
  • Electric Light Convention, The, 310
  • Electric Light in Scandinavia, 298
  • Electric Lighting of Trains, The, 344
  • Electric Projectors, Statter's, 652
  • Fire Office Rules, 243, 315, 369
  • Fire Risks of Electric Lighting, 490, 619
  • Incandescent Lamps, 222
  • Incandescent Lamps with Direct and Alternating Currents, Efficiency of, 223
  • Portable Electric Light Plant, 134
  • Relative Cost of Gas, Oil, and Electricity, 297
  • Standard, A New Electric, 599
  • Electric Resistance of Cobalt, The, 122, 221
  • Electric Resistance of Copper at Low Temperatures, The, 625
  • Electric Rifles, 369
  • Electric Standard, A New, 599
  • Electric " Sunstroke," 70
  • Electric Tramway, The Lineff, 94
  • Electric Wiring, A Diagram for, 175
  • Electrical Distribution of Time, The, 10
  • Electrical Engineers, American Institute of, 43
  • Electrical Resistance of Bismuth, Influence of Magnetism and Temperature on the, 123
  • Electrical Stress, Optical Demonstration of, 128
  • Electrical Transmission of Power by Brown's Dynamo, 380
  • Electrical Welding, 85, 572
  • Electricians and Telegraph Engineers, The Society of, 40, 118, 171, 195, 244, 267, 316, 392, 413, 436, 489, 518, 516
  • Electricity Applied to Engineering, 172, 202, 212, 237
  • Electricity, Distribution of, 122
  • Electricity and the Law, 44
  • Electricity in Mines, 476
  • Electrified Balsam, 16
  • Electro-Dynamometer for Determining the Differences of Phase of TwoCurrents of Electricity, 272
  • Electrolysis, Experiments on, 223, 576
  • Electrolytically Formed Copper Pipes, 95
  • Electromotive Force by Contact, 441
  • Electromotive Force of a Voltaic Couple, Effect of Oblorine on the, 678
  • Electromotor for Tramcars, A New, 369
  • Elevated Railroads, New York, Overcrowding on the, 16
  • Elevator System, The Hydro-Electric, 319
  • Emery Testing Machine, The, 462, 481, 612
  • Engine, Bever's High-Speed, 102
  • Engine and Boiler, The Shipman, 496
  • Engine, Compound, with Collmann's Valve Gear, 1 12
  • Engine, Compound Corliss Mill, Douglas and Grant's, 283, 332
  • Engine, Drysdale's Centrifugal Pumping, 210
  • Engine, Gas, The Beck, 433, 466, 463
  • Engine, Gas, The " Charter," 151
  • Engine, Gas, The Griffin, 381, 551
  • Engine Governors, 107
  • Engine, Horizontal Corliss, Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.'s, 384
  • Engine, Petroleum, Priestman's, 481
  • Engine, Pumping, Davey's Expansive Working, 385
  • Engine, Pumping, Evans's Cornish, 307
  • Engine, Quadruple - Expansion, Fleming and Ferguson's, 538
  • Engine, Rigg's Hydraulic Capstan, 61
  • Engine, Tangyes' High-Speed Vertical, 164
  • Engineering Burmah into Tranquility, 439
  • Engineering, Marine, and Shipbuilding in 1887, Clyde, 185, 274
  • Engineers, American Society of Civil, 394, 425
  • Engineers, Civil, in India, 543
  • Engineers, Civil, The Registration of, 266
  • Engineers and Electricians, The Society of Telegraph, 40, 118, 171, 195, 244, 267, 316, 392, 413, 436, 489, 518, 546
  • Engineers' Grievances, Civil, 487, 521
  • Engineers in Prussia, The Education of, 418
  • Engines, Compound and Non-Compound, Steam Consumption of, 259
  • Engines of the s.s. Courier," Triple-Expansion, e
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, of the " Iolanthe," Yacht, 32
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, of s.s. " Maine," 139
  • Engines, Volatile Liquid Vapour, 306, 349
  • Engraving Machine, Taylor's, 7
  • Estimates, The Navy, 241, 265
  • Eston, New Jetty at, 61
  • Evans's " Cornish" Pumping Engine, 307
  • Evans's Pump Valves, 454
  • Excursions of the American Soeiety of Mechanical Engineers, 3, 29, 80, 108
  • Exhibition, The Copenhagen, 518
  • Exhibition, The Glasgow International, 283, 386, 428, 491, 519, 547, 556, 597, 623, 649
  • Exhibition, The Melbourne Centennial, 650
  • Exhibition of 1889, The Paris, 118, 149, 219, 294, 419, 459, 536, 638
  • Exhibition, Petroleum, at St. Petersburg, 176
  • " Existence, The Struggle for," 143
  • " Expandisc" Steam Trap, The, 308
  • Expansive Working Pumping Engine, Davey's, 385
  • Experiments on the Friction of a Collar Bearing, 460, 467
  • Experiments with Screw Propellers, 330, 373
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Dudley, 39, 75
  • Explosion, Boiler, at the Friedenshtttte, 279
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Pelsall, 42
  • Explosion of a Revolving Rag Kier, 223, 263
  • Explosion of a Water Heater, 70
  • Explosions, Boiler, in 1887 ; Report of Mr. E. B. Marten, 454, 497
  • Exports, German, 246
  • Express Locomotive, Compound ; North-Eastern Railway, 309, 360
  • Express Locomotive ; Great Eastern Railway, 429
  • Express Locomotive ; Midland Railway, 210, 273
  • Extracting Copper, A New Process for, 621
  • Extractor, Ferrule, Rothery's, 376
  • Extractor, Williams's Ferrule, 454
  • Factory, Watch, The Waltham, 557
  • Facts about Ireland, 246
  • Farey, Mr. B. W., 574
  • " Faturn," The Italian Torpedo Boat, 60
  • Ferro-Silicon, Melting Iron or Steel Scrap with, 464, 600
  • Ferrule Extractor, Rothery's, 376
  • Ferrule Extractor, 'Williams's, 454
  • Ferry, The Greenwich, 171
  • Filtration of Waste Oil, 222
  • Fineness of Vessels, The, 307
  • Fire Alarm, The Martin-Wilson Automatic, 553
  • Fire Alarms for Wood Bridges, 43
  • Fire Office Rules, 243, 316, 369
  • Fire Pails, Indurated Fibre, 521
  • Fire Risks of Electric Lighting, 490, 519
  • Firearms, Automatic, The Development of, 79, 1 09, 622
  • Firefly-Light Photographs, 70
  • Fireproofing Process, The Martin, 148
  • Fires in Places of Amusement, 369
  • Flanges, Pump, 31
  • Fleming and Ferguson's Quadruple-Expansion Engine, 638
  • Floors, Bridge, Railroad, 107
  • Forced Draught, 327, 347, 350
  • Forced and Natural Draught, Combustion with, 1 51, 186, 225
  • Foreign and Colonial Notes, 164, 363
  • Foreign Engineers, Hard on, 270
  • Forging and Rolling Machine, The Simonds, 510
  • Form of Vibrating Strings, 43
  • Forth Bridge, The, 95, 406, 462, 611
  • Forth Bridge Railway, The, 70, 376
  • Fortifications, Gun-Cotton Shells and, 603, 628
  • Foundations, Testing for, 297
  • Frankfort-on-the-Maine, Sewage Works at, 547
  • Freezing Points of Glycerine and Water, The, 122
  • French Navy, The, 222
  • Fresh-Water Distiller " Compactum," The, 610
  • Friction of a Collar Bearing, The, 460, 467
  • Friction of Hydraulic Rams, The, 581
  • Friction, Internal, in Non-Condensing Engines, 2
  • Friction in Toothed Gearing, 80
  • Friedenshtitte, Boiler Explosion at the, 279
  • Furnace Boiler, Beesley's, 7
  • Furnace, The Husgavel, 510
  • Furnace, A New Electric, 175
  • Gallicia, The Oil-Producing Region of, 69
  • Galvanometer, Raworth's Linesman's, 50
  • Galvanometric Battery, Cooke's, 512
  • Gas Engine, The Beck, 433, 466, 468
  • Gas Engine, The " Charter," 151
  • Gas Engine, The Griffin, 361, 551
  • Gas at Peterborough, Natural, 96
  • Gas Producer, Sheel's, 653
  • Gas, Water, for Metallurgical Purposes, 477, 576
  • Gearing, Toothed, Friction in, 80
  • Geological Maps, 476
  • German Competition, 169
  • German Exports, 246
  • Gilbert's Semaphore Repeating Signal, 276
  • Girth of Ships, The Mean, 307
  • Glasgow International Exhibition, The, 283, 386, 428, 491, 519, 547, 556, 597, 623, 649
  • Glasses, Object, for Telescopes, 22
  • Glycerine and Water, The Freezing Points of, 122
  • Gokak, Ihdia, Water Power Installation at, 562
  • Gold in Wales, 620
  • " Goliath" Crane, 12-Ton Steam ; The Darlington Wagon and Engineering Company, 32
  • Gothard, Snow in the, 490
  • Governing Electromotors, 576
  • Governor, The Wilby Supplementary, 386
  • Governors, Engine, 107
  • Grand Trunk, Doubling the, 396
  • Grant, Mr. John, 359
  • Graving Docks at Bombay, Proposed, 431
  • Grays, Destructive Boiler Explosion at, 176
  • Great Indian Peninsula Railway, The, G51
  • Greenwich Ferry, The, 171
  • Gresham and Craven's Combination Automatic Injector, 588
  • Grievances, Civil Engineers', 487, 521
  • Griffin Gas Engine, The, 361, 551
  • Grindstone Truing Machine, Jardine's, 138
  • Growth of the London Railway System, The, 544
  • Gun-Cotton Shells and Fortifications, 603, 628
  • Gun, The Longridge, 245, 437, 466
  • Gun, Steel, The Bofors, 510
  • Gunmaking in the United States, 219
  • Guns, Heavy, Steel for, 292
  • Guns, Pneumatic Dynamite, 119
  • Guns and Projectiles, 197
  • Guns, Steel for, 478, 506, 607, 525, 527
  • Half-Cross Belting, 128
  • Hammers, Steam, Bement and Miles's, 81
  • Hand-Power Drilling Machine, Wild's, 185
  • Hard on Foreign Engineers, 270
  • Harlem River, New York, Bridge over the, 425
  • Harrison, Mr. T. E., 294, 310, 359
  • Haulage, Underground Rope, 159, 205, 282
  • Heating of Electric Discharging Points, The,
  • Heating and Ventilating, 2
  • Heavy Guns, Steel for, 292
  • H.M.S. " Magicienne" and " Marathon," 496
  • Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.'s Horizontal Corliss Engine, 381
  • High-Speed Clyde Passenger Steamers, New, 575
  • High-Speed Drilling Machine, Selig and Sonnenthal's, 248
  • High-Speed Engine, Bever's, 102
  • High-Speed Vertical Engine, Tangyes', 164
  • Hill's Wagon Coupling and Uncoupling Devices, 1 99
  • Hind and Lund's Paint Mill, 138
  • Honolulu Marine Railway, The, 94
  • Horizontal Corliss Engine, Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.'s, 384
  • Hot-Water System at Boston, Public, 270, 558
  • Howe Truss Timber Bridge across the Willamette River, Albany, Oregon, 9
  • Howell Torpedo, The, 68
  • Howitzer, Armstrong and Mitchell's 11-Inch, 8
  • Hudson River, Bridge over the, 221
  • Hull, Dock Matters at, 149
  • Humidity, The Increase of, by the Emission of Steam from Bronchitis Kettles, 528
  • Husgavel Furnace, The, 610
  • Hydraulic Canal Lift, La Louviere, 201
  • Hydraulic Capstan Engine with Variable Power, Rigg's, 61
  • Hydraulic Lifts, Chatwood's Balanced, 34
  • Hydraulic Mortars and Cements, 215
  • Hydraulic Power, The Distribution of, 408
  • Hydraulic Press ; Maps of the Ordnance Survey, 635
  • Hydraulic Rams, The Friction of, 581
  • Hydraulic Rock Drill and Carriage, Bell, Steavenson, and Clough's, 165
  • Hydraulic Tube Press, Bessemer's, 75
  • Hydro-Electric Elevator System, The, 319
  • Imperial Defences, 567
  • Incandescent Lamps, 222, 223
  • Inclined Railway at Look-Out Mountain, Tennessee, U.S.A., 307
  • India, Agricultural Engineering in (See Agricultural Engineering in India)
  • India, Agricultural Implements in, 521
  • India, Civil Engineers in, 543
  • Indian Frontier Railways, 131
  • Indian Railways in 1886, 91
  • Indiana and Kentucky Bridge, Louisville, The, 85
  • Indicator Diagrams, 107
  • Indurated Fibre Fire Pails, 621
  • Industries, Marine, in Scotland, 646
  • Influence Machine, The Wimshurst, 420
  • Influence Machines, 420, 430, 572
  • Influence of Sugar upon Cement, The, 102, 125
  • Inglis, Mr. John, Glasgow, 495
  • Injector, Gresham and Craven's Combination Automatic, 688
  • Injector, Restarting, Schaeffer and Budenberg's, 358
  • Inman Steamer " City of New York," 248, 260, 628
  • Installation, Water Power, at Gokak, India, 562
  • Institute of Electrical Engineers, American, 43
  • Internal Friction in Non-Condensing Engines, 2
  • Internal Stresses in Ordnance, 198
  • International Exhibition, The Glasgow, 283, 386, 428, 491, 619, 547, 666, 5b7, 623
  • Inventor, A Prolific, 520
  • " Invicta," The Stranding of the, 440
  • " Iolanthe," Triple-Expansion Yacht, Engines of the, 32
  • Ireland, Facts about, 246
  • Iron, Casting, upon Lace, 149
  • Iron Horse at Samarcand, The, 547
  • Iron, The Magnetic Properties of, 175
  • Iron in Paper-Making, 148
  • Iron, Pig, in 1887,16, 12i
  • Iron and Steel, Arsenic in, 478

IRON AND STEEL INSTITUTE, THE : 463

  • On Silicon and Sulphur in Cast Iron, by Mr. Thomas Turner, 464, 499, 526
  • On the Melting in Cupola Furnaces of Wrought Iron or Steel Scrap mixed with Ferro-Silicon, by M. Ferd. Gautier, 464, 500
  • On an Imperfection in Mill Steel Plates Considered Chemically, by Mr. Herbert Eccles, F.G.S., 476
  • On Water Gas as Used for Metallurgical Purposes, by Mr. A. Wilson, 477, 576
  • On Continuous Moulding Machinery at the Works of M. Godin, at Guise, France, by Mr. James Johnstone, 473
  • On the Manufacture and Treatment of Steel for Field Guns, by Major L. Cubillo, 478, 506, 527
  • On Steel Castings for the Manufacture of Guns, by Major L. Cubillo, 478, 507, 525
  • On the Behaviour of Arsenic in Ore and Metal during Smelting and Purification Processes, by Messrs. Pattinson and Stead, 478
  • On the Effect on Arsenic on Mild Steel, by Messrs. F. W. Harbord and A. E. Tucker, 480
  • On a New Instrument for the Measurement of Colour, more Especially as Applied to the Estimation of Carbon in Steel, by Mr. H. Le Neve Foster, 480
  • Iron or Steel Scrap, Melting, with Ferro-Silicon, 464, 500
  • Irrawaddy River, The Navigation of the Upper Waters of the, 176
  • Irrawaddy River, Trade on the, 543
  • Irrigating Machinery, 146
  • " Italia," Armour-Clad, The, 158
  • Italian Torpedo Boat " Fatuni," The, 60
  • Jackets, Steam, 222
  • Jack's Metallic Piston Packing, 331
  • Japanese Magic Mirror, The, 70
  • Jardine's Grindstone Truing Machine, 138
  • Jetty at Eston, New, 61
  • Joining the Oxus and Caspian, 319
  • Jubilee Bridge, The, 98
  • Keely Motor, Another, 17
  • Keep's Tests for Foundry Iron, 319
  • Kentucky and Indiana Bridge, Louisville, Thc, 85
  • Kew Magnetometer, Note on some Additions to the, 600
  • Kfilers, Bleaching, The Strength of, 92
  • Kirkaldy's " Compactum" Fresh-Water Distiller, 640
  • La Louviere Hydraulic Canal Lift, 201
  • Laboratory, Edison's New, 69
  • Labour Market, The State of the, 319
  • Lachine, Bridge over the Lawrence River at ;
  • Canldian Pacific Railway, 359
  • Lamont - Frolich Formula for Induced Magnetism, The Graphic Treatment of the, 441
  • Lamp, A New Arc, 520
  • Lamps in Collieries, Safety, 601
  • Lamps, Incandescent, 232, 223
  • Lang's Surfacing and Boring Lathe, 212
  • Large Brass Drawing, A, 269
  • Large Clock, A, 572
  • Largest Petroleum Field in the World, The, 465
  • Lathe, Berry- and Sons' Treble-Geared, 586
  • Lathe, Bogert's 10k-Inch Screw-Cutting and
  • Surfacing, 161
  • Lathe, Break, Asquith's 18I•Inch Treble-Geared, 559
  • Lathe, Lang's Surfacing and Boring, 212
  • Lattice and other Girders, Stresses on, 625
  • Launch Engines, The " Zephyr," 517, 609
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 8, 37, 97, 123, 163, 211, 247, 263, 307, 359, 432, 491, 515, 541, 588, 615, 639
  • Law and Electricity, The, 41
  • Laws, Mining, 476
  • Laycock's Railway Wagon Brake, 578
  • Legislation, Steam Boiler, 408
  • Letter-Press Department; Maps of the Ordnance Survey, 636
  • Libau, The Russian Dockyard at, 298
  • Lifeboat, Shepherd's Collapsible, 574
  • Lift, Canal, La Louviere Hydraulic, 201
  • Lifting Power of Magnets, Formula) of Bernoulli and Hizecker for the, 576
  • Lifts, Hydraulic, Chatwood's Balanced, 34
  • Light, Electric, at Scandinavia, 298
  • Light, Photographic, A New, 122
  • Light, The Wells, 186
  • Lighting, Central Station, 438
  • Lighting with Magnesium, 624
  • Lighting of Trains, The Electric, 344
  • Lightning, The Effects of, on Electrical Apparatus, 344
  • Lightning, Photographs of, 650
  • Lightning Rods, The Price of the Factor of Safety in, 128
  • Limit of Refraction in Relation to Temperature and Chemical Composition, The, 176
  • Lineff Electric Tramway, The, 94
  • Linesman's Galvanometer, Raworth's, 50
  • Liquid Fuel Competition in Russia, 270
  • Liverpool Water Supply, 317
  • Lloyd's Register Shipbuilding Returns, 465
  • Locomotive, Compound Express ; North-Eastern Railway, 309, 360
  • Locomotive Cylinder Boring Machine, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Locomotive, Express; Great Eastern Railway, 429
  • Locomotive, Express ; Midland Railway, 210, 273
  • Locomotive, A Money-Making, 43
  • Locomotive Practice, 645
  • Locomotive, Tank ; Imperial Railways of Japan, 1 39
  • Locomotives for New South Wales, 193, 313, 460, 648, 597
  • Locomotives, Steam Sanding Apparatus for, 638
  • London Railway System, The Growth of the, 544
  • Longridge Wire Gun, The, 245, 437, 466
  • Look-Out Mountain, Tennessee, U.S.A., Inclined Railway at, 307
  • Lubricating Oils, Russian and American, 673
  • Lubrication, 379
  • Lulea-Ofoten Railway, The, 69
  • Machine, The De la Vergne Refrigerating, 580) 626
  • Machine,Drilling,Rushworth's Double Spindle,452
  • Machine, Drilling, Selig and Sonnenthal's High-Speed, 248
  • Machine, Drilling, Wild's Hand-Power, 185
  • Machine, The Emery Testing, 462, 481, 512
  • Machine, Engraving, Taylor's, 7
  • Machine, General Boring, Wilkinson and Lister's, 332
  • Machine, Grindstone Truing, Jardine's, 138
  • Machine, Locomotive Cylinder Boring, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Machine, The Milling, 30
  • Machine, Plate-Straightening, Berry's, 135
  • Machine, Propeller Planing, Doxford's, 84
  • Machine, The Simonds Rolling and Forging, 510 Machine Tools, American,186
  • Machine Tools, Modern, 17
  • Machine, Tyre Boring and Turning, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Machinery, Irrigating, 146
  • Machinery, Moulding, Continuous, 478
  • Machinery, Schram's Rock Drilling, 551 Machinery Section at the Glasgow Exhibition, The, 597, 623
  • Machines, Influence, 420, 430, 572
  • Magazine Rifles, Burton's, 575
  • Magic Mirror, The Japanese, 70
  • " Magicienne" and " Marathon," H.M.S., 496
  • Magnesia as a Non-Conductor for Stearn Pipes, 93
  • Magnesium, Lighting with, 624
  • Magnetic Circuit in Dynamo Machines, The, 272 Magnetic Lag and the Work Lost due to Magnetic Lag in Alternating Current Transformers, 500 Magnetic Properties of Iron, 175
  • Main Drainage Works, The Acton, 678
  • " Maine," s.s., Triple-Expansion Engines of, 139
  • Malarious Districts, The Treatment of, 207 Man, Prehistoric, in Spain, 344
  • Manchester Ship Canal, The, 669, 596, 647 Manganese Steel, 246
  • Manhattan Bridge over the Harlem River, The, New York, 425
  • Manceuvres, Naval, 13
  • Maps, Geological, 476
  • Maps of the Ordnance Survey, The, 1, 55, 119, 1 57, 220, 254, 301, 353, 401, 447, 532, 582, 635 Marine Boilers, Pressure in, 322
  • Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding in 1887, Clyde, 185, 274
  • Marine Industries in Scotland, 646
  • Marine Railway, The Honolulu, 94
  • Marshall and Son's Copper Pipe Testing and Bending Press, 652
  • Martin Fireproofing Process, The, 148
  • Martin-Wilson Automatic Fire Alarm, The, 558
  • Material best Suited for Propeller Blades, 355
  • Matthews and Yates's Air Propeller, 125 Mean Girth of Ships, The, 307
  • Measure and Assessment, Water Charges by, 616
  • Measurement of the Power Supplied to the
  • Primary Coil of a Transformer, 271

MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF : 29, 80, 106

  • Dodge's Machine for Handling Coal, 29 Excursions, 3, 29, 80, 108
  • On an Economical Method of Heating and Ventilating an Office and Warehouse Building, by Mr. H. J. Snell, 2
  • On Internal Friction of Non-Condensing Engines, by Professor R. II. Thurston, 2 On the Power Press Problems, by Mr. Oberlin Smith, 2
  • On the Milling Machine as a Substitute for the Planer in Machine Construction, by Mr. John J. Grant, 30
  • On Standard Section Lining, by Mr. Frank Van Vleck, 30
  • On Divergences in Flange Diameters of Pumps, Valves. &c., of Different Makers, by Mr. Percy A. Sanguinetti, 31
  • On Centrifugal Pumps and their Efficiencies, by Mr. W. 0. Webber, 31
  • On Friction in Toothed Gearing, by Professor G. Lanza, 80
  • On How to Test the Strength of Cements, by Mr. J. Sondericker, 80
  • On Steel Car Axles, by Mr. J. Coffin, 81
  • On the Influence of Sugar upon Cement, by Mr. Harry de B. Parsons, 102, 125
  • On the Use of Kerosine Oil in Steam Boilers, by Mr. L. F. Lyne, 107
  • On a Railroad Bed for Bridge Structures, by Mr. 0. C. Wilson, 107
  • On a Peculiar Indicator Diagram, by Mr. Charles E. Emery, 107
  • On an Improved Form of Shaft Governor, by Mr. Frank II. Ball, 107

MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, THE INSTITUTION OF : 145, 460

  • Annual Report, The, 145
  • On Irrigating Machinery on the Pacific Coast, by Mr. John Richards, 146
  • On the Position and Prospects of Electricity as Applied to Engineering, by Mr. William Geipel, 172, 202, 212, 237
  • On the Friction of a Collar Bearing, 460, 467
  • On the Emery Testing Machine, by Mr. Henry B. Towne, 462, 481, 512
  • Melcarski Compressed Air Tramcar, The, 287
  • Melting Wrought Iron or Steel Scrap with Ferro-Silicon, 464, 500
  • Mercantile Cruisers, 245, 291
  • Messageries Maritimes, The, 647
  • Metal and Stonework, Cleaning, 396
  • Metallic Packing, Duval's, 454
  • Metallic Piston Packing, Jack's, 334

METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, THE ROYAL : 74, 165, 324, 420, 528, 615

  • First Report of the Thunderstorm Committee, 615
  • On the Non-Instrumental Meteorology of England, Wales, and Ireland, by Mr. G. M. Whipple, B Sc , F.R.A S., K R. Met. Soc., 74
  • On Electrical and Meteorological Observations on the Peak of Teneriffe, by the Hon. Ralph Abercromby, F.R. Met. Soc., 165
  • On the Rainfall of South Africa, 1842-1846, by
  • Mr. W. B. Tripp, 111.1 C. E., F. It. Met. Soc ,165 On Some Methods of Cloud Measurements, by
  • Mr. Nils Ekholm, 165
  • On Atmospheric Electricity, by the President (Dr. Marcet), 324
  • METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, THE ROYAL-continued. On the Non-Existence of Thunderbolts, by Mr. G. J. Symond", F.R.S., 324
  • On Jordan's New Pattern Photographic Sunshine Recorder, by Mr. J. B. Jordan, 420
  • On the Meteorology of South-Eastern China in 1886, by Dr. W. Doberck, F.R. Met. Soc., 420
  • On the Measurement of the Increase of Humidity in Rooms by the Emission of Steam from the so-called Bronchitis Kettle, by Dr. W. Marcet, F.R.S., 528
  • On the Cold Period from September, 1887, to May, 1888, by Mr. C. Harding, F.R. Met. Soc., 615
  • On Observations on Cloud Movements near the Equator ; and on the General Character of the Weather in the " Doldrums," by the Hon. R. Abercromby, F.R. Met. Soc., 615
  • Report of the Wind Force Committee on Experiments with Anemometers Conducted at Hersham, by Mr. G. M. Whipple, B.Sc., and Mr. W. H. Dines, B.A., 528
  • Meter, Schiinheyder's Water, 601
  • Methods of Disinfecting Used in Germany, 319 Mica, Uses of, 344
  • Mild Steel, The Effect of Arsenic on, 480 Mild Steel Plates, 476
  • Mill, Paint, Hind and Lund's, 138
  • Milling Machine, The, 30
  • Mills, Belt Casings in, 92
  • Mine, The Morgan, 620
  • Mineral Treasures of Afghanistan, 17
  • Mines, Electricity in, 476

MINING ENGINEERS, THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF : 474, 510

  • Boston Hot-Water System, The, 558 Martio-Wilson Automatic Fire Alarm, 558
  • On the Descent of the Charge in an Iron Blast
  • Furnace, by Mr. Robert II. Richards and
  • Richard W. Lodge, of the Mass. Institute of
  • Technology, Boston, Mass., 63
  • On Spirally Welded Tubing, by Mr. James C. Bayles, 475
  • On the Mining Laws of New York, by Dr. Raymond, 476
  • On the Construction of Geological Maps, by Mr. Ives, 476
  • On Mining in Large Bodies of Soft Ore, by Mr. R. P. Rothwell, 476
  • On the Formation of Fissure Veins, by Mr. S. F. Emmons, 476
  • On the Structural Nature of Ore Deposits, by Mr. S. F. Emmons, 476
  • On Recent Mine Accidents, by Mr. C. A. Ash-burner, 476
  • On the Application of Electricity to Mining, by Mr. G. %V. Minsfleld, 476
  • On the Open-Hearth Process, by Mr. A. E. Hunt, 510
  • On the Husgavel Furnace for Making Malleable Iron, by Mr. E. Lynwood Garrison, 510 On the BOfors Steel Gun, by Captain 0. E.
  • Michaelis, 510
  • Simonds Rolling and Forging Machine, The, 510 Thomson-Houston Electric Company, The, 558 Tyler Tube Works, The, 558
  • Waltham Watch Factory, The, 557
  • Mining, Submarine, 3, 56, 81, 131, 181, 230, 281, 449, 531, 582, 634
  • Miscellanea, 7, 33, 65, 89, 111, 150, 167, 199, 211, 248, 272, 289, 320, 346, 372, 385, 407, 442, 465, 485, 524, 641, 565, 591, 617, 643
  • Model Experiments, The Constant System of Notation for, 329
  • Models at the Glaszow Exhibition, 556
  • Modern Machine Tools, 127
  • Money-Making Locomotive, A, 43
  • Mooring and Marking Buoys, Campbell and Schultz's, 139
  • Mordey Alternate Current Dynamo, The, 538 Morgan Mine, The, 620
  • Mortars and Cements, Hydraulic, 245
  • Motor, Keely, Another, 17
  • Motor, A New Sun, 343
  • Moulding Machinery, Continuous, 478
  • National Defences, The, 117
  • Natural and Forced Draught, Combustion with, 151, 186, 225
  • Natural Gas at Peterborough, 246
  • Natural Gas Wells of Pittsburg, The, 16
  • Natural Gas, Working Blast Furnaces with, 122

NAVAL ARCHITECTS, THE INSTITUTION OF: 295, 302, 327, 354

  • On American Warship Design, by Mr. William John, 296, 321
  • On Unarmoured Water Lines in Warships, by Captain C. C. Penrose Fitzgerald, R.N., 296
  • On the Development of Modern Weapons considered in Relation to the Designs of Warships, by Captain Hubert Grenfell, R.N., 296
  • On Working and Test Pressures for Marine Boilers, by Mr. R. Sennett, 302, 322
  • On the Possible Advantages of Substituting Volatile Liquids for Water in Vapour Engines, by Mr. A. F. Yarrow, 306, 349
  • On the Fineness of Vesssels in Relation to Size and Speed, by M. J. A. Normand, 307
  • On a Method of Approximately Dttermining the Mean Girth of Ships, by Mr. A, Blechyn-den, 307
  • On Forced Draught, by Mr. J. R. Fotbergill, 327, 317
  • On Boilers under Forced Draught on the Closed Stokehole System, by Mr. Thomas Soper, R.N., 327, 350
  • On the " Constant " System of Notation of Results of Experiments on Models used at the Admiralty Experiment Works, by Mr. R. E. Froude, 329
  • On the Theory of the Screw Propeller, by Professor Greenhill, 329
  • On the Results of Experiments with Four and Two-Bladed Screw Propellers, by Mr. J. B. Andrea, 330, 373
  • On Submarine Boats and Diving Boats, by Lieutenant W. Hovgaard, 354
  • On the Material Best Suited for Propeller Blades, by Mr. W. C. Wallace, 355
  • On the Influence of Size and Speed on Collisions at Sea, by Mr. J. C. Heck, 358
  • Naval Defence, 517
  • Naval Manoeuvres, 13
  • Navigation of the Upp3r Waters of the Irrawaddy River, Tho, 176
  • Navy, The, 391
  • Navy Estimates, The, 211, 265
  • Navy, The French, 222
  • Navy, The Russian, 197
  • New South Wales, Locomotives for, 193, 313, 460, 548, 597
  • New York, The Electric Club of, 195
  • New Zealand Railways, 369
  • Newbery-Vautin Process, The, 14, 314
  • Nicol's Shortened Self-Acting Sprengel Pump, 154
  • Non-Conductor for Steam Pipes, Magnesia as a,93
  • Non-Instrumental Meteorology of England,
  • Wales, and Ireland, The, 74
  • Normand, Mr. Charles Benjamin, 150
  • Norway, Rainfall in, 122
  • Norway, Shipbuilding in, 270
  • Norway, The Wood Pulp Industry in, 122

NOTES :

  • Accuracy in Tunnel Alignments, 123
  • Aerial Wires, 344
  • Agricultural Implements in India, 521
  • American Competition in South Africa, 438
  • American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 43
  • American Pipe Line, A New, 439
  • Analysis of Deep Sea Dredgings, 148
  • Antiseptic, A New, 148
  • Arc Lamp, A New, 520
  • Architects' Registration Bill, 369, 398
  • Associated Chambers of Commerce, Tbe, 198
  • Astronomical Clock, A New, 297
  • Belgian Railway Economy, 520
  • Bergen-Christiania Railway in Norway, The Contemplated, 522
  • Bishop's Castle at the Glasgow Exhibition, 547
  • Black Sea Steamer Subsidies, 370
  • Blocks of Stone, Resistance of, Partially Loaded, 418
  • Boiler Explosion at Grays, Destructive, 176
  • Bokhara by Rail, To, 369
  • Brass Drawing, A Large, 269
  • Brazil, An Unexplored Corner of, 222
  • Bridge over the Hudson River, 221
  • Bridges of Large Span, Brick and Stone, 95
  • Bruce, Sir George Barclay, 572
  • Bullets for Small-Bore Rifles, 418
  • Burmese Railways, 222
  • Caird, Mr. James T., 122
  • Canal in Sweden, Projected New, 197
  • Carbon in the Sun, 573
  • Carrier Pigeons in the Navy, 269
  • Casting Iron upon Lace, 149
  • Casting in Steel and Bronze, 438
  • Cell, A Standard, 93
  • Central Station Lighting, 438
  • City and Southwark Subway, The, 673
  • Civil Engineers' Grievances, 521
  • Cleaning Metal and Stonework, 396
  • Cobalt, The Electric Resistance of, 122, 221
  • Commercial Education, 198
  • Concealing the Presence of Torpedo Boats, 93
  • Conquering a Quicksand, 148
  • Constant-Volume Air Thermometer, 43
  • Conveying Power by Boreholes, 318
  • Curtain of Water, A, 699
  • Czar's Domain, The, 572
  • Dam of the San Francisco Water Works, 17
  • Death of the Baku Oil King, 396
  • Destruction of Stand-Pipes, 123
  • Diagram for Electric Wiring, A, 175
  • Diamond Drill in the Pyramids, A, 624
  • Dielectric, The Properties of a, 270
  • Disc Arc Lamps, 297
  • Disinfecting Used in Germany, Methods of, 319
  • Distribution of Electricity, 122
  • Dock Matters at Hull, 149
  • Dockyard at Libau, The Russian, 298
  • Doubling the Grand Trunk, 396
  • Dynamometer, A New Absorption, 396
  • Earth Current Variations, 148
  • Edison's New Laboratory, 69
  • Education of Engineers in Prussia, The, 418
  • Electric Conduction by Air, 93
  • Electric Converters. Application of, 370
  • Electric Dog-Cart, Volk's, 16
  • Electric Furnace, A New, 175
  • Electric Light in Scandinavia, 298
  • Electric Lighting of Trains. The, 344
  • Electric Resistance of Copper at Low Temperatures, The, 625
  • Electric Rifles, 369
  • Electrio Standard, A New, 599
  • Electric " Sunstroke," 70
  • Electrical Distribution of Time, The, 16
  • Electricity and the Law, 44
  • Electrified Balsam, 16
  • Electrolytically Formed Copper Pipes, 95
  • Electromotor for Tramcars, A New, 369
  • Engineering Burmah into Tranquility, 439
  • Exhibition, Melbourne, The Centennial, 650
  • Explosion of a Revolving Rag Kier, 223
  • Explosion of a Water Heater, 70
  • Facts about Ireland, 246
  • Filtration of Waste Oil, 222
  • Fire Alarms for Wood Bridges, 43
  • Fire Office Rules, 369
  • Fire Pails, Indurated Fibre. 521
  • Fire Risks of Electric Lighting, 400
  • Firefly-Light Photographs, 70
  • Fires in Places of Amusement, 369
  • Form of Vibrating Strings, 43
  • Freezing Points of Glycerine and Water, 122
  • French Navy, The, 222
  • German Exports, 246
  • Hard on Foreign Engineers, 270
  • Heating of Electric Discharge Points, The, 148
  • Honolulu Marine Railway, The, 94
  • Hot-Water System at Boston, Public, 270
  • Hydraulic Mortars and Cements, 245
  • Hydro-Electric Elevator System, The, 319
  • Incandescent Lamps, 222
  • Influence Machine from 1788 to 1888, The, 572
  • Internal Stresses in Ordnance, 198
  • Iron Horse at Samarcand, The, 547
  • Iron in Paper-Making, 148
  • Japanese Magic Mirror, The, 70
  • Joining the Oxus and Caspian, 319
  • Keely Motor, Another, 17
  • Keep's Tests for Foundry Iron, 319
  • Labour Market, The State of the, 810
  • Large Clock, A, 672
  • Lattice and other Girders, Stresses in, 625
  • Lighting with Magnesium, 624
  • Lightning, The Effects of, on Electric Apparatus, 344
  • Lineff Electric Tramway, The. 94
  • Liquid Fuel Competition in Russia, 270
  • Lloyd's Register Shipbuilding Returns, 465
  • Longridge Wire Gun, The, 246
  • Lubricating Oils, Russian and American, 673
  • Lulea-Ofoten Railway, The, 69
  • Magnesia as a Non-Conductor for Steam Pipes, 93
  • Magnetic Properties of Iron, The, 175
  • Martin Fireproofing Process, The, 148
  • Mercantile Cruisers, 246
  • Mica, Uses of, 344
  • Mineral Treasures of Afghanistan, Opening up the, 17
  • Money-Making Locomotive, A, 43
  • Natural Gas at Peterborough, 246
  • Natural Gas Wells of Pittsburg, The, 16
  • Natural Gas, Working Blast Furnaces with, 122
  • Navigation of the Upper Waters of the Irrawaddy River, The, 176
  • New Zealand Railways, 369
  • Oil-Producing Region of Gallicia, The, 69
  • Optical Telegraphy, 370
  • Orebro Canal, Sweden, The, 599
  • Origin of Petroleum, The, 122
  • Overcrowding on the New York Elevated Railroads, 16
  • Painting Cement, 297
  • Panama Canal, The, 17, 95
  • Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 149
  • Perekop Canal, The, 547
  • Petroleum Exhibition at St. Petersburg, 176
  • Petroleum Field, The Largest, in the World, 465
  • Phonograph, The New, 44
  • Phosphorus in Iron and Steel, Determination of, 345
  • Photographic Light, A New, 122
  • Photographs of Lightning, 650
  • Post Office Telegraphy, 271
  • Power Tool for Hand Use, A, 149
  • Prehistoric Man in Spain, 344
  • Professional Amenities, 70
  • Projectiles and Guns, 197
  • Prolific Inventor, A, 520
  • Proportions of Steam Boilers, 396
  • Railway Bridges, American, Condition of, 175
  • Railway, Great Indian Peninsula, 651
  • Railway Progreso, A Contrast in, 600
  • Railway to Teheran, The, 175
  • Rainfall in Norway, 122
  • Relative Cost of Gas, Oil, and Electricity, 297
  • Revision of the United States Patent Laws, The, 17
  • Rifle, A New Swedish, 521
  • Russian Black Sea Fleet, The, 651
  • Russian Coal in the Black Sea, 270
  • Russian Enterprise in Persia, 245
  • Russian Navy, The, 197
  • Russian Railway, A New, 490
  • Russian Railways, 650
  • Russian Steam Colliers, 626
  • Samarcand Railway, Improving the, 599
  • Sand Drifts on the Trans-Caspian Railway, 222
  • Searching for Oil near Vladivostock, 418
  • Sebastopol, Closing, to Commerce, 344
  • Sewage Works at Frankfort - on - the - Maine, New, 647
  • Shipbuilding in Norway, 270
  • Sleeping Car, A New, 625
  • Sliding Town, A, 624
  • Snow in the Gothard, 490
  • Snow Screens on Russian Railways, 197
  • Sound Tunnel, The, 673
  • South African Coal, 599
  • South African Diamonds, 175, 490
  • South Australian Railways, 521
  • Speed of Trains in Russia, 345
  • Spider's Web Barometer, A, 148
  • Steam Jackets, 222
  • Steamers in the Black Sea, New, 197
  • Steamers for Burmah, Wanted, 419
  • Stranding of the " Invicta," 440
  • Submarine Telegraphy, The Telephone Applied to, 625
  • Suez Canal, The, 269, 573
  • Submarine Torpedo Boat, Trial of Machinery for a, 419
  • Sun Motor, A New, 343
  • Swedish-Norwegian Railway, The, 197
  • Testing for Foundations, 297
  • Tower Bridge, The, 245
  • Trade with 13urmah, Development of, 43
  • Velocity of the Sound of Firearms, 222
  • Velocity of Sound in Small Tubes, 43
  • Vieille Mcntagne, The, 521
  • Watchman's Record Clock, A New, 625
  • Water Towers for City Fires, 418
  • Welding by Electricity, 672
  • Western Union Telegraph Company, 319
  • Weymersch Battery, The, 625
  • Wood Pulp Industry in Norway, The, 122 Wood Water Pipes, 625
  • Zambesi Railway, 650
  • Notes from Cleveland, 11, 37, 64, 97, 124, 141, 1 66, 191, 224, 2:34, 263, 289, 311, 333, 363, 389, 411, 441, 453, 485, 515, 511, 564, 590, 616, 642
  • Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 154, 363
  • Notes from the North, 10. 36, 64, 88, 124, 140, 1 66, 190, 214, 239, 2238, 310, 333, 362, 388, 410, 440, 452, 484, 514, 540, 564, 590, 616. 642
  • Notes from the South-West, 11, 49, 61, 88, 128, 141, 166, 191, 215, '239, 262, 283, 311, 333, 376, 338, 410, 440, 453, 484, 514, 539, 565, 601, 617, 651
  • Notes from South Yorkshire, 11, 37, 64, 93, 124, 141, 167, 193, 215, 219, 20, 289, 310, 333, 363, 389, 411, 441, 453, 484, 515, 540, 564, 690, 616, 642
  • Notes from the United StItes, 61, 110, 139, 163, 199, 210, 234, 260, 298, 320, 346, 376, 397, 442, 466, 491, 548, 574, 589, 614, 653
  • Nottingham, The Royal Agricultural Society's Show at, 298

OBITUARY :

  • Object Glasses for Telescopes, 22
  • Observation on the Peak of Tenerife, Electrical and Meteorological, 165
  • Observatory, The Warner, 99
  • Office, The Patent, 191
  • Oil-Gas, Compressed, 371
  • Oil-Producing Region of Gallicia, The, 69
  • Oil, Searching for, near Vladivostock, 418
  • Oils, Lubricating, Russian and American, 573
  • Old Puzzle about the Strength of Beams, The, 641
  • Open-Hearth Process, The, 510
  • Open-Hearth Steel, 32
  • Optical Telegraphy, 370
  • Ordnance Survey, The Map' of the, 1, 55, 119, 1 57, 220, 254, 301, 353,401, 447, 532, 582, 635
  • Orebro Canal, Sweden, The, 599
  • Origin of Petroleum, The, 122
  • Otto System of Cable Ropeway, 332
  • Overcrowding on the New York Elevated Railroads, 16
  • Oxus and Caspian, Joining the, 319
  • Packing, Duval's Metallic, 454
  • Packing, Piston, Jack's Metallic, 331
  • Paint Mill, Hind and Lund's, 138
  • Painting Cement, 297
  • Panama Canal, The, 17, 95, 571
  • Paper-Making, Iron in, 148
  • Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 118, 149, 219, 294, 419, 459, 536, 639
  • Parliamentarianism and the Services, 413
  • Parsons' Compound Steam Turbine, 35
  • Passenger Steamers, Clyde, New High-Speed, 575
  • Patent Law for Switzerland, A, 33.
  • Patent Laws, United States, Revision of the, 17
  • Patent Office, The, 194
  • Patent Record, The, 25, 51, 77, 103, 129, 155, 179, 203, 227, 251, 277, '199, 325, 35), 377, 399, 421, 445, 471, 501, 529, 553, 579, 605, 631, 655
  • Patents and Trade Marks, 39
  • Pelsall Boiler Explosion, The, 42
  • Perekop Canal, The, 547
  • Permanent Way, Steel, Coblyn's, 50
  • Persia, Russian Enterprise in, 245
  • Peterborough, Natural Gas at, 246
  • Petroleum in Boilers, 107
  • Petroleum Engine, Priestman's, 481
  • Petroleum Exhibition at St. Petersburg, The, 176
  • Petroleum Field, The Largest, in the World, 465 Petroleum, The Origin of, 122
  • Petroleum, Russian, Transport of, 68,105 Philadelphia, 233, 258
  • Phonograph, The New, 44
  • Phosphorus in Iron and Steel, Determination of, 345
  • Photographic Light, A New, 122
  • Photographs, Firefly-Light, 70
  • Photographs of Lightning, 650
  • Photography, Some of the Applications of, to Scientific Purposes, 323
  • Photography, Stellar, Telescopes for, 402
  • Photography, Stereoscopic, 442

PHYSICAL SOCIETY, THE : 128, 176, 223. 271

  • Experiments on Electrolysis, by Mr. W. W. Haldane Gee, B. Sc., Mr. H. Holden, B.Sc., and Mr. C. H. Lees, B.Sc., 223, 576
  • On the Effect of Magnetisation on the Thermo. Electrical Properties of Bismuth, by Mr. Herbert Tomlinson, 128
  • On the Influence of Magnetism and Temperature on the Electrical Resistance of Bismuth and its Alloys with Lead and Tin, by M. Ed. von Aubel, 128
  • On a Water Dropping Influence Machine, by Professor S. P. Thompson, D. Se., 128
  • On the Price of the Factor of Safety in Lightning Rods, by Professor S. P. Thompson, D. Sc., 128
  • On the Optical Demonstration of Electrical Stress, by Professor A. W. Rttcker, F.R.S., and Mr. C. V. Boys, 128
  • On the Limit of Refraction in Relation to Temperature and Chemical Composition, by Mr. T. Pelham Dale, 176
  • On the Use of the Term Resistance in the Description of Physical Phenomena, by Mr. R. H. M. Bosanquet, 176
  • On the Efficiency of Incandescent Lamps with Direct and Alternating Currents, by Professors W. E. Ayrton, I.R.S., and J. Perry, F. R.S. , 223
  • On the Height, Length, and Velocity of Ocean Waves, by the Hon. Ralph Abercromby, F.R. Met, Soc., 223
  • On the Temperature at which Nickel begins Suddenly to Lose its Magnetic Properties, by Mr. Herbert Tomlinson, B.A., 223
  • On the Measurement of the Power Supplied to the Primary Coil of a Transformer, by Mr. E. C. Rimington, 271
  • On the Magnetic Circuit in Dynamo Machines, by Professors W. E. Ayrton and J. Perry, 272
  • On the Employment of b n Electro-Dynamometer for Determining* the Difference of Phase of Two Harmonic Currents of Electricity, by Mr. T. H. Blakesley, 272
  • On the Variation of the Coefficients of Induction by Mr. W. E. Sumpner, B.Sc., 397
  • On Electromotive Force by Contact, by Mr. C. Y. Burton, B.Sc., 441
  • On a Theory Concerning the Sudden Llss of Magnetic Properties of Iron and Nickel, by Mr, H. Tomlinson, B.A., 441
  • On the Graphic Treatment of the L'Imont-Frolich Formula for Induced Magnetism, by Professor S. P. Thompson, B.Sc., 441
  • On the Condition of Self-Excitation in a Dynamo M whine, by Professor S. P. Thompson, B.Sc., 500
  • On the Conditions of Self-Regulation in a Constant Potential Dynamo Machine, by Professor S. P. Thompson, B.Sc.. 500
  • On Magnetic Lag and the Work Lost due to Magnetic Lag in Alternating Current Transformers, by Mr. Thomas-H. blakesley, M.A., 500
  • On a Simple Apparatus for the Measurement of the Coefficient of Expansion by Heat, by , Professors W. E. Ayrton, F.R.S., and J. Perry, PALS., 500
  • On the Governing of Eleetromotors, by Professors W. E. Ayrton and J. Perry, 576
  • On the Formula of Bernoulli and Hacker for the Lifting Power of Magnets, by Professor S. P. Thompson, D.Sc., 676
  • On the Analogy between Dilute Solution and Gases as regards Gay-Lussac's and Boyle's and Avogradro's Laws, by Professor Van't Hoff, 600
  • On a Method of Comparing very Unequal Capacities, by Mr. A. H. Fison, 600
  • On Some Additions to the Kew Magnetometer, by Professor H. Thorpe, F.R.S., and Professor Rticker, F.R.S., 600
  • Physiography, Diametral, 184
  • Piercy, Mr. Benjamin, 359
  • Pig Iron in 1887, 15
  • Pig Iron Trade in 1887, The Scotch, 126
  • Pigeons in the Navy, Carrier, 269
  • Pipe, Copper, Testing and Bending Press, Marshall and Son's, 652
  • Pipe Line, A New American, 439
  • Piston Packing, Jack's Metallic, 334
  • Pittsburg, The Natural Gas Wells of, 16
  • Places of Amusements, Fires in, 369
  • Plane-Table, The, 163
  • Planing Machine, Doxford's Propeller, 84
  • Plant, Portable Electric Light, 134
  • Plantation, Indian, 473
  • Plate-Straightening Machine, Berry's, 135
  • Plates, Mild Steel, 476
  • Pneumatic Dynamite Guns, 119
  • Portable Buildings, Ducker's, 110
  • Portable Electric Light Plant, 134
  • Post Ottice Telegraphy, 271
  • Power, Electrical Transmission of, by Brown's Dynamos, 389
  • Power, Hydraulic, The Distribution of, 408
  • Power Press Problems, 2
  • Power Tool for Hand Use, A, 149
  • Power, Transmission of, by Water and Air, 274
  • Prto.tice, Locomotive, 615
  • Prehistoric Man in Spain, 314
  • Press, Copper Pipe Tasting and Bending, 652
  • Press, Hydraulic, Maps of the Ordnance Survey, 635
  • Press, Tube, Bessemer's Hydraulic, 75
  • Pressures for Boilers, Working and Test, 302, 322
  • Prevention of Railway Accidents, 110
  • Priestman's Petroleum Engine, 481
  • Process, Alkali, Another New, 363
  • Process, The Newbery-Vautin, 14, 314
  • Producer, Sheel's Gas, 653
  • Professional Amenities, 7u
  • Projectiles and Armour, 67
  • Projectiles and Guns, 197
  • Projectors, Statter's Electric, 652
  • Prolific Inventor, A, 520
  • Propeller, Air, The Blackman, 201
  • Propeller, Air, Matthews and Yates's, 125
  • Propeller Blades, The Material best Suited for, 355
  • Propeller Planing Machine, Doxford's, 84
  • Propeller, Screw, The Theory of the, 32 i
  • Propellers, Screw, Dickinson's Patent, 408
  • Propellers, Screw, Experiments with, 330, 373
  • Properties of a Dielectric, The, 270
  • Proportions of Steam Boilers, 396
  • Propulsion, Boat, The "Zephyr " System of, 617,609
  • Provident Society, The Draughtsman's, 32
  • Public Hot-Water System at Boston, 270, 558
  • Public Works Department in the United States, A, 435
  • PulveriMer, The Cyclone, 522, 536
  • Pump Flanges, 31
  • Pump, Sprengel, Nicol's Shortened Self-Acting, 1 54
  • Pump Valves, Evans's, 451
  • Pumping Engine, Centrifugal, Drysdale's, 210
  • Pumping Engine, "Cornish," Evans's, 307
  • Pumping Engine, Davey's Expansive Working, 385
  • Pumps, Centrifugal, 31
  • Quadruple-Expansion Engine, Fleming and Ferguson's, 538
  • Quick-Acting Westinghouse Brake for Freight Trains, The New, 235
  • Quicksand, Conquering a, 118
  • Rag Kier, Revolving, Explosion of a, 223, 263
  • Rail, To Bokhara by, 369
  • Railroad Bridge Floors, 107
  • Railway Accidents, Prevention of, 110
  • Railway Bridge at Lachine, 359
  • Railway Bridges, American, Condition of, 175
  • Railway Connection of China and Burmah, 367
  • Rail way, Contemplated Bergen-Christiania, 522
  • Rail way Economy, Belgian, 520
  • Railway, The Forth Bridge, 70, 375
  • Railway, Tne Great Indian Peninsula, 651
  • Railway, Inclined, at Look-Out Mountain, Tennessee, U.S.A., 307
  • Railway, The Lulea-Ofoten, 69
  • Railway, A New Russian, 490
  • Railway Progress, A Contrast in, 600
  • Railway, Samarcand, Improving the, 599
  • Railway, The Swedish-Norwegian, 197
  • Railway System, the London, The Growth of, 544
  • Railway to Teheran, The, 175
  • Railway and Tramway Working, 619
  • Railway and Wagon Brake, Laycock's, 578
  • Railway, The Zambesi, 650
  • Railways, Burmese, 222
  • Railways in 1886, Indian, 91
  • Railways, Indian Frontier, 131
  • Railways, New Zealand, 369
  • Railways, Russian, 650
  • Railways, The Sind Pishin, 368, 381, 503
  • Railways, South Australian, 521
  • Railways, Swedish, 22, 41
  • Rainfall in Norway, 122
  • Rainfall of South Africa, 165
  • Rams, Hydraulic, The Friction of, 581
  • Rapid-Firing Arms, 27, 147, 196
  • Raworth's Linesman's Galvanometer, 50
  • Rayner's Volute Double-Distilling Condenser, 32
  • Record, The Patent, 25, 51, 77, 103, 129, 155, 179, 203, 227, 251, 277, 299, 325, 351, 377, 399, 421, 445, 471, 501, 529, 553, 579, 605, 631, 655
  • Refrigeration, De la Vergne System of, 589, 626
  • Registration Bill, Architects', 369, 396
  • Registration of Civil Engineers, The, 266
  • Relative Cost of Gas, Oil, and Electricity, 297
  • Renewing Telegraph and Telephone Wires, 224
  • Report of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 145
  • Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R. E., C.M.G., on the Forth
  • Bridge Railway, 70, 375
  • Report of Mr. E. B. Marten on the Boiler Explosions in 1887, 454, 497
  • Report of the Wind Force Committee on Experiments with Anemometers conducted at Hersham, 528
  • Resistance of Blocks of Stone Partially Loaded, 418
  • Resistance, The Use of th Term, in the Description of Physical Phenomena, 176
  • Restarting Inject )r, Schaeffer and Budenberg's, 358
  • Revision of the United States Patent Laws, 17
  • Rifle, A New Swedish, 521
  • Rifles, Burton's Magazine, 575
  • Rifles, Electric, 309
  • ltigg's Hydraulic Capstan Engine with Variable Power, 61
  • Risks, Fire, of Electric Lighting, 490, 519
  • River Irrawaddy, Trade on the, 518
  • Robertson, Mr. Henry, 359
  • Rock Drill and Carriage, Hydraulic, Bell,
  • Steavenson, and Clough's, 165
  • Rock-Drilling Machinery, Schram's, 551
  • Rolling and Forging Machine, The Simonds, 510
  • Roots Blower, 610
  • Rope Haulage, Underground, 159, 205, 282
  • Ropeway, Cable, Otto System of, 332
  • Rothery's Ferrule Extractor, 376
  • Royal Agricultural Society's Show at Nottingham, The, 298
  • Royal Society, The Conversazione of the, 595
  • Royal Society Soirée, 1888, The, 487
  • Rules, Fire Office, 243, 316, 369
  • Rushworth's Double-Spindle Drilling Machine, 452
  • Russian Black Sea Fleet, The, 651
  • Russian Coal in the Black Sea, 270
  • Russian Enterprise in Persia, 245
  • Russian Navy, The. 197
  • Russian Petroleum, Transport of, 68, 105
  • Russian Railway, A New, 490
  • Russian Railways, 650
  • Russian Railways, Snow Screens on, 197
  • Russian Steam Colliers, 626
  • Safety Lamps in Collieries, 601
  • Samarcand, The Iron Horse at, 547
  • Samarcand Railway, Improving the, 599
  • San Francisco Water Works, Tne Dam of the, 17
  • Sand Drifts on the Trans-Caspian Railway, 222
  • Sanding Apparatus for Locomotives, Steam, 638
  • Scandinavia, Electric Light at, 298
  • Schaeffer and Budenberg's Restarting Injector, 358
  • Schonheyder's Water Meter, 601
  • Schram's Rock-Drilling Machinery, 551
  • Scientific Purposes, Some of the Applications of
  • Photography to, 323
  • Scotch Pig-Iron Trade in 1887, The, 126
  • Scotland, Marine Industries in, 646
  • Scrap, Melting Iron or Steel, with Ferro-Silicon, 464, 500
  • Screw-Cutting and Surfacing Lathe, Bogert's 1 0k-Inch, 161
  • Screw Propeller, The Theory of the, 329
  • Screw Propellers, Dickinson's Patent, 408
  • Screw Propellers, Experiments with, 330, 373
  • Sea, Collisions at, 358
  • Sea Water, Concrete in, 100
  • Sea Water, Street Watering with, 366 4-Searching for Oil near Vladivostock, 418
  • Sebastopol, Closing, to Commerce, 344
  • Second-Class Torpedo Boat, Yarrow's, 406
  • Section Lining, Standard, 30
  • Self-Excitation in a Dynamo Machine, The Condition of, 500
  • Sell-Regulation in a Constant Potential Dynamo Machine, The Condition of, 500
  • Selig and Sonnenthal's High-Speed Drilling Machine, 248
  • Semaphore Repeating Signal, Gilbert's, 276
  • Services, Parliamentarianism and the, 413
  • Sewage Pumping Engine, Centrifugal, Drysdale's, 210
  • Sewage Works at Frankfort-on-the-Maine, New, 547
  • Sewage Works, Wimbledon, 375
  • Shears for Cutting 30-Inch by 9-Inch Slabs at the Clyde Bridge Steel Works, Rutherglen, 566
  • Sheel's Gas Producer, 653
  • Shells and Fortifications, Gun-Cotton, 603, 623
  • Shepherd's Collapsible Lifeboat, 574
  • Ship Canal, The Manchester, 569, 596, 647
  • Shipbuilding in Aberdeen in 1887, 50
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1887, Clyde, 185, 274
  • Shipbuilding in Norway, 270
  • Shipbuilding Returns, Lloyd's Register, 465
  • Shipman Engine and Boiler, The, 495
  • Ships, The Mean Girth of, 307
  • Show, The Royal Agricultural Society's, at Nottingham, 298
  • Signal, Gilb.nt's Semaphore Repeating, 276
  • Silicon and Sulphur in Cast Iron, 464, 499, 526
  • Simonds Rolling and Forging Machine, The, 510
  • Sind Pishin Railways, The, 368, 331, 503
  • Sleeping Car, A New, 625
  • Sliding Town, A, 624
  • Small-Bore Rifles, Bullets for, 418
  • Snow in the Gothard, 490
  • Snow Screens on Russian Railways, 1A7
  • Society of Telegraph Engineers and Electricians, The, 40, 118, 171, 195, 244, 267, 316, 392, 413, 436, 489, 518, 546
  • Soiree, The Royal Society, 1888, 487
  • Sound of Firearms, Velocity of the, 222
  • Sound Tunnel, The, 573
  • Sound, Velocity of, in Small Tubes, 43
  • South African Coal, 599
  • South African Diamonds, 175, 490
  • South Australian Railways, 621
  • South-West, Notes from the, 11, 49, 64, 88, 128, 1 41, 166, 191, 215, 259, 262, 288, 311, 333, 370, 388, 410, 440, 453, 484, 514, 539, 565, 604, 617
  • South Yorkshire, Notes from, 11, 37, 64, 98, 124, 141, 167, 198, 215, 239, 263, 289, 310, 333, 363, 389, 411, 441, 453, 484, 515, 640, 564, 590, 616
  • Speed of Trains in Russia, 345
  • Spider's Web Barometer, A, 148
  • Spirally Welded Tubing, 475
  • Sprengel Pump, Nicol's Shortened Self-Acting, 1 54
  • Sprinklers, Automatic, 438
  • Stand-Pipes, Destruction of, 123
  • Standard Cell, A, 93
  • Standard, A New Electric, 599
  • Standard Section Lining, 30
  • State of the Labour Market, The, 319
  • Statter's Electric Projectors, 652
  • Steam Boiler Legislation, 908
  • Steam Colliers, Russian, 626
  • Steam Consumption of Compound and Non-Compound Engines, 259
  • Steam " Goliath" Crane, 12-Ton ; the Darlington 32 Wagon and Engineering Company, Limited,
  • Steam Hammers, Bement and Miles's, 84
  • Steam Jackets, 222
  • Steam Sanding Apparatus for Locomotives, 633
  • Steam Trap, The " Expand isc," 308
  • Steam Turbine, Parsons' Compound, 35
  • Steamer " City of New York," The Inman, 248, 260, 628
  • Steamers in the Black Sea, New, 197
  • Steamers for Burmah, Wanted, 419
  • Steamers, Clyde Passenger, New High-Speed, 575
  • Steamship Company, The Messageries Maritimes, 647
  • Steamship " Courier," Triple-Expam ion Engines of the, 6
  • Steamship " Maine," Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 139
  • Steel and Bronze, Casting in, 438
  • Steel Car Axles, 81
  • Steel Gun, The Bofors, 510
  • Steel for Guns, 292, 478, 506, 607, 525, 527
  • Steel and Iron, Arsenio in, 478
  • Steel, Manganese, 246
  • Steel, Open-Hearth, 32
  • Steel Permanent Way, Coblyn's, 50
  • Steel Plates, Mild, 476
  • Stellar Photography, Telescopes for, 402
  • Stereoscopic Photography, 442
  • Stone and Brick Brdges of Large Span, 5
  • Stranding of the " Inviota," The, 440
  • Street Watering with Sea Water, 366
  • Strength of Beams, The Old Puzzle about the, 641
  • Strength of Bleaching Kiers, The, 92
  • Strength of Cement, The, SO
  • Stresses on Lattice and other Girders, 625
  • Stresses in Ordnance, Internal, 198
  • " Struggle for Existence, The," 143
  • Submarine and Diving Boats, S54
  • Submarine Mining, 3, 56, 81, 131, 181, 230, 231, 449, 531, 582, 634
  • Submarine Telegraphy, The Telephone Applied to, 625
  • Submarine Torpedo Boat, Trial of the Machinery for a, 419
  • Subsidies, Black Sea Steamer, 370
  • Subway, The City and Southwark, 573
  • Sudden Loss of Magnetic Properties of Iron and Nickel, A Theory Concerning the, 441
  • Suez Canal, The, 269, 573
  • Sugar, The Influence of, upon Cement, 102, 12
  • Sugar Works, The Auckland, 121
  • Sukkur Cantilever Bridge, The, 229
  • Sulphur and Silicon in Cast Iron, 464, 499, 526
  • Sun, Carbon in the, 573
  • Sun Motor, A New, 343
  • Sunshine Recorder, Jordan's New Pattern Photographic, 420
  • " Sunstroke," Electric, 70
  • Supplementary Governor, The Wilby, 386
  • Surfacing and Boring Lathe, Lang's, 212
  • Survey, The Maps of the Ordnance, 1, 55, 11P 1 57, 220, 254, 301, 353, 401, 447, 532, 582, 635
  • Sweden, Projected New Canal in, 197
  • Swedish-Norwegian Railway, The, 197
  • Swedish Railways, 22, 41
  • Swedish Rifle, A New, 521
  • Switzerland, A Patent Law for, 339
  • Tangyes' High-Speed Vertical Engine, 164
  • Tank Locomotive ; Imperial Railways of Japan, 1 39
  • Tay Viaduct, The, 496
  • Ta3lor's Engraving Machine, 7
  • Teheran, The Railway to, 175
  • Telegraph Company, Western Union, 319
  • Telegraph Engineers and Electricians, The Society of, 40, 118, 171, 195, 244, 267, 316, 392, 413, 436, 489, 518, 546
  • Telegraphy, Optical, 370
  • Telegraphy, Post Office, 271
  • Telephone Applied to Submarine Telegraphy, The, 625
  • Telephone and Telegraph Wires, Renewing, 224
  • Telescopes, Object Glasses for, 22
  • Telescopes for Stellar Photography, 402
  • Temperature at which Nickel begins Suddenly to Lose its Magnetic Properties, 223
  • Tenders, Bogus Advertisements for, 170
  • Test and Working Pressures for Boilers, 302, 322
  • Testing for Foundations, 297
  • Testing Machine, The Emery, 462, 481, 512
  • Tests for Foundry Iron, Keep's, 319
  • Theory of the Screw Propeller, The, 329
  • Thermometer, Constant Volume Air, 43
  • Thomson-Houston Electric Company, The, 55S
  • Thunderbolts, The Non-Existence of, 324
  • Thunderstorm Committee, First Report of the, 615
  • Timber Bridge, Howe Truss, across the Willamette River, Albany, Oregon, 9
  • Time, The Electrical Distribution of, 16
  • Tintometer, A New, 480
  • Tool for Hand Use, A Power, 149
  • Tools, Machine, American, 183
  • Tools, Modern Machine, 127
  • Toothed Gearing, Friction in, 80
  • Torpedo Boat Casualties, 68
  • Torpedo Boat " Fatum," The Italian, 60
  • Torpedo Boat, Submarine, Trial of Machinery for a, 419
  • Torpedo Boat, Yarrow's Second-Class, 406
  • Torpedo Boats, Concealing the Presence of, 93
  • Torpedo, The Howell, 58
  • Torpedo System, The Berdan, 125
  • Torpedoes, 416
  • Tower Bridge, The, 215
  • Tower, The Eiffel, 594
  • Towers, Water, for City Fires, 418
  • Town, A Sliding, 624
  • Trade, British, 253
  • Trade with Burmah, Development of, 43
  • Trade on the Irrawaddy- River, 548
  • Trade Marks and Patents, 39
  • Trade, The Scotch Pig-Iron, in 1887, 126
  • Trains, The Electric Lighting of, 344
  • Trains, Speed of, in Russia, 315
  • Tramcar, Compressed Air, The Mekarski, 287
  • Tramcars, A New Electromotor for, 369
  • Tramway, Cable, The Birmingham, 315
  • Tramway, The Lineff Electric, 94
  • Tramway and Railway Working, 619
  • Trans-Caspian Railway, Sand Drifts on thc, 222
  • Transferring from Copper to Zinc, 582
  • Transformers v. Accumulators, 518
  • Transmission of Power by Brown's Dynamos,
  • Electrical, 38.)
  • Transmission of Power by Water and Air, 274
  • Transport of Russian Petroleum, 68, 105
  • Treatment of Malarious Districts, The, 207
  • Treble-Geared Break Lathe, Asquith's 18i-Inch, 559
  • Treble-Geared Lathe, Berry and Sons', E86
  • Trial of the Machinery for a Submarine Torpedo Boat, 419
  • Trial Trips and Launches, 8, 37, 97, 123, 163, 211, 247, 263, 307, 359, 432, 494, 515, 541, 583, 615, 639
  • Triple-Engines of the s.s. " Courier," 6
  • Triple-Expansion Engines of the s.s. " Maine," 1 39
  • Triple - Expansion Yacht Engines of the " Iolanthe," 32
  • Tube Press, Bessemer's Hydraulic, 75
  • Tube Works, The Tyler, 558
  • Tubing, Spirally Welded, 475
  • Tunnel Alignments, Accuracy in, 123
  • Tunnel, The Sound, 573
  • Tunnel, The Vosburg, 331
  • Turbine, Parsons' Compound Steam, 35
  • Tyler Tube Works, The, 558
  • Typewriter, The, 93
  • Tyre Boring and Turning Machine, Bement and Miles's, 186
  • Uncoupling and Coupling Devices, Hill's, 199
  • Underground Rope Haulage, 159, 205, 282
  • Unequal Capacities, On a Method of Comparing, 600
  • Unexplored Corner of Brazil, An, 222
  • United States, Gunmaking in the, 219
  • United States, Notes from the, 61, 110, 139, 163, 1 99, 210, 234, 260, 298, 320, 316, 376, 397, 442, 466, 491, 548, 574, 589, 614, 656
  • United States Patent Laws, The Revision of the, 1 7
  • United States, A Public Works Department in the, 435
  • Uses of Mica, 344
  • Valve Gear, Collmann's Compound Engine with, 1 12
  • Valves, Pump, Evans's, 454
  • Variable Power, It'gg's Hydraulic Capstan Engine with, 61
  • Variation of the Coefficients of Induction, 397
  • Variations, Earth Current, 148
  • Velocity of the Sound of Firearms, 222
  • Velocity of Sound in Small Tubes, 43
  • Ventilating and Heating, 2
  • Vertical Engine, Tangyes' High-Speed, 161
  • Vessels, The Fineness or, 307
  • " Vesuvius," The Dynamite Cruiser, 512
  • Viaduct, The Tay, 496
  • Vibrating Strings, Form of, 43
  • Vieille Montagne, The, 521
  • Volatile Liquid Vapour Engines, 306, 319
  • Volk's Electric Dog Cart, 16
  • Vo:ute Double-Distilling Condenser, Rayner's, 32
  • Vosburg Tunnel, The, 331
  • Wagon Brake, Railway, Laycock's, 578
  • Wagon Coupling and Uncoupling Devices, Hill's, 1 99
  • Wales, Gold in, 620
  • Waltham Watch Factory, The, 557
  • Wanted, Steamers for Burmah, 419
  • Warner Observatory, The, 99
  • Warship Design, 296, 321
  • Warships, American, 321
  • Waste Uil, Filtration of, 222
  • Watchman's Record Clock, A New, 625
  • Water and Air, Transmission of Power by, 274
  • Water Charges by Measure and Assessment, 646
  • Water, A Curtain of, 599
  • Water-Dropping Influence Machine, A, 128
  • Water Gas for Metallurgical Purposes, 477, 576
  • Water Heater, Explosion of a, 70
  • Water Mains, Cleansing, 373
  • Water Meter, Schonhe3 der's, 601
  • Water Pipes, Wood, 625
  • Water Power Installation at Gokak, India, 562
  • Water Supply, Liverpool, 317
  • Water System, Hot, The Boston, 558
  • Water Towers for City Fires, 418
  • Water Works, Dani of the San Francisco, 17
  • Watering, Street, with Sea Water, 366
  • Waves, Ocean, height, Length, and Velocity of, 223
  • Weather, The, 14, 69, 144, 24'3, 340, 433, 568
  • Weirs' Combination Boiler Fitting, 630
  • Welding, Electrical, 85, 572
  • Wells Light, The, 185
  • Western Union Telegraph Company, 319
  • Westinghouse Brake for Fi eight Trains, The New Quick-Acting, 235
  • Weymersch Battery, The, 625
  • Wilby Supplementary Governor, The, 386
  • Wild's Hand-Power Drilling Machine, 185
  • Wilkinson and Lister's General Boring Machine, 332
  • Willamette River, Albany, Oregon, Howe Truss
  • Timber Bridge across the, 9
  • Williams's Ferrule Extractor, 454
  • Wimbledon Sewage Works, 375
  • Wimshurst Influence Machine, The, 420
  • Wire Gun, The Longridge, 245, 437, 466
  • Wires, Aerial, 344
  • Workshops ; Maps of the Ordnance Survey, 636
  • Wood Bridges, Fire Alarms for, 43
  • Wood Pulp Industry in Norway, The, 122
  • Wood Water Pip's, 625
  • Working and Test Pressures for Boilers, 302, 322
  • Works, The Acton Main Drainage, 578
  • Works Department in the United States, A Public, 435
  • Yacht Engines of the " Iolanthe," Triple-Expansion, 32
  • Yarrow's Second-Class Torpedo Boat, 406
  • Year Books and Diaries, 97
  • Zambesi Railway, The, 650
  • " Zephyr" System of Boat Propulsion, The, 517, 609

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