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Engineering 1910 Jul-Dec: General Index.
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Engineering 1910 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1910 Jul-Dec: General Index.
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Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1910 Jul-Dec: Index

Absorption Brake. See Brake.

Acceleration of-Electric Trains, 283

— Steam Locomotives, 347

— Units of Measurement, 670

Accelerometer, Wimperis, 408, 670. See 697 ;

Moore, 670; Lanchester, 670 ; Trotter, 868

— Design of, 670. See 408, 697, 868

Accidents:

Aeroplane, 94, 130

— Accident, Fatal, to Hon. C. S. Rolls, 94

— and Record-Making, 636

Compensation. See Workmen's Compensation under Legal

Electric Railway Breakdowns, 281

Gun Explosion, U.S. Battleship “Georgia,” 562

Hawes Junction, Midland Railway, 896 Industrial, Apparatus for Preventing, 133 — German Insurance, 545

— Indemnity, 172

Lartington, North-Eastern Railway, 445

Locomotive, Record of, 158

Machinery, Report on, 338

Railway, Board of Trade Returns, 241 Shipwrecks, Lloyd’s Returns, 442 Willesden Junction, L. and N.W. Railway, 794

Accumulators, Electric. See Electric

Acetylene-Oxygen Steel Welding and Cutting, 462 ; Costs, 857 .

Acid, Sulphurous, for Metallographic Etching, 471. See Erratum, 512

Actinium, Active Deposit of, 423

Acts of Parliament. See Parliament and Legal Adding-Machines, Business Exhibition, 575 Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address Addressing-Machines, Business Exhibition, 575.

See Erratum, 700

Addressograph, 575

Admiralty and Commercial Propagandism, 335.

See Letter, 580

— and Internal-Combustion Engines for War

ships, 305. See Letters, 329, 511, 546, 598

— and Naval Supremacy, 129. See 771

— Orders for Warships, 836

— and Preparatory Training of Navel Cadets, 776

— and Turkish Warships, 335. See Letter, 580

— See also Naval and Warships

Aerating Plants, Beer, 576

Aeration of Portland Cement, 733

Aerial Navigation. See Aeroplanes and A irships

— Propellers. See Aeroplanes and Airships

— Ropeway, Excavating, Erie Canal, 327

— Ropeway in Mining Industry, 45

— Ropeway, Steetley Quarries, 744

Aeroplanes and Airships:

Aerodynamics, Data, 337. See Letter, 373 Aeronautics, Popular Treatise on, 557

— Report of Committee. 337. See Letter, 373 -- Theory of, 37, 80, 98,338, 395,410, 505, 524 Aeroplane Accident, Fatal, Hon. C. S. Rolls, 94

— Accidents, 94, 130

— Accidents and Record-Making, 636

— Advantages of Flexibility, 697

— Bracing' of Monoplanes, 94. See 697

— and Britain’s Insular Position, 470

— Data for Design, 337. See Letter, 373

— Davidson Gyropter, 59. See 697

— Design, Use of Mathematics, 410. See 337

— Effect of Wind, 524

— Efficiency of Narrow Planes, 510

— Engine, “ Gnome,” Machining Parts, 120

— Engine, “ Gnome,” Results, 130

— Engine, Improvements, 411

— Engine,Sizes and Weights of, 403. See 510

— Fabrics, Strength of, 337

— Flight, Flapping, “Vilcar” Mechanism for, 889

— Flight, Records and Progress, 368

— Flights at Bournemouth Meeting, 94, 130. See 204, 368

— Lateral Stability of, 80

— Popular Treatise on, 557

— Position of Centre of Pressure, 38

— Propellers, Air-Flow Through, 378

— Propellers, Smoke Tests, 379

— Propellers for Vertical Flight, 732

— Propeller Tests, Northampton Institute, 319. See Letters, 580, 641, 663

— Propeller - Testing Apparatus, Vickers, Barrow, 39. See Letters, 208, 242, 319, 377, 411, 580

— Propellers, Value of Anchored Tests, 377. See 39, 208, 242, 411, 580, 641, 663, 825

— Reactance Tubes for Propulsion, 277, 299

— Sizes and Weights of, 403. See Letter, 510

— Speed of, 204

— Stability of, 37, 80, 505, 524. See 98, 395, 410

— Stability, Constrained and Volitional, 505, 525

— Stability, Use of Gyroscopes, 525. See 505 —- Surfaces, Lifting Power, 337. See Letters, 373, 510

— Wright, Propeller Efficiency, 580 Balloons, Dirigible, in Bad Weather, 611 —- Defence, 470

— Fabrics, Tests. 337

Agreement between Employers and Men. See Legal

— Great Western and South-Western Railways,

271

— Labour, Shipbuilding Trade, 367, 401, 831 Agricultural Boilers, Compulsory Inspection, 311.

See 298

Agricultural Machinery, Smithfield Show, 803.

See 839

— Society, Royal, Liverpool Show, 9 ; Trials of

Agricultural Motors, 240, 272. See 234, 276

— Tractors at R.A.S. Trials ; Mann, 234; “ Ivel,”

234 ; Wallis and Steevens, 234 ; Saunderson, 276. See 240, 272

— Work, Petrol Engines for, 10

Agriculture, Strength of Electric Currents used in, 168.. See 453

— Possibilities of Nitrogen Fertilisers, 703, 712 Aiken’s Rolling-Mill for Steel Beams, 477

Air Blast for Cooling Milling-Cutters, 199

— Carbon Dioxide in, Testing for, 463

— Compressed. See Compressed Air and Pneu

matic

— Compressing Plant, Transandine Tunnel, 880

— Compressing Plant, Vulcan Co., Hamburg,

526, 527

Air-Compressors, Automatic Control Device (Broom and Wade), 121

— Hydraulic, 45

— Humphrey Gas-Pump as, 126, 714

— for Motor-Car Tyres, 31, 502

— Portable, for Electric Stations, 31

— and Pumps (Lacy-Hulbert and Co., Ltd.), 31

— Single-Stage (Broom and Wade), 121

— Turbo Rateau, 45

Air-Condensers, Standard Electric, 728

Air-Cooled Condenser, Lamplough’s, 386

— Currents, Inclined Planes in, 337. See Letters,

373, 510

— Currents, Investigation of, by Balloons, 454,

455, 697, 869

— Flow through Circular Orifices, 380, 413

— Flow through Propellers, 378

— Flow in Pipes, Gauge for Measuring, 144

— Furnace for Malleable Iron, 789

— Gaps, Electrical Resistance at High Tempera

tures, 406

— Heater for Boiler Furnace (Underfeed Stoker

Co.), 200

— Heater for Workshops, 267

— Ionisation, Electric Stress to Produce, 839

— Jackets, Flow of Heat through, 397

— Liquid, Magnetic Properties of Alloys in, 647.

See 439

Air, Separation of Constituents by Liquefaction, 837

Air Supply to Gas-Engines, Measurement, 380, 413

— Washing Apparatus, Ventilation Plant, Glas

gow and West of Scotland College, 426 Air-Lock for Shaft-Sinking, 44 Air-Pump. See Pump

Airships and Britain’s Insular Position, 470

Aire and Calder Rivers, Pollution of, 57, 133, 293 Airships in Bad Weather, 641

Airships. See Aeroplanes and Airships Aitken’s Strainer for Circulating Water, 677 Alexandria, Road Construction and Maintenance, 325

“Alfonso XIII,” New Spanish Battleship, 80

Alford, L. P.,on the Development of High-Speed Drilling-Machines, 197. See also 188

Alkali Works, British, Report, 131

Allcut, E. A., Experiments on Bomb Calorimeter, 755

Alien’s Fire-Bars and Joggling-Gear for Boiler Furnaces, 462

Allotropy or Transmutation of Elements, 510

Alloys:

Aluminium-Copper, Hardening, 491, 549 Aluminium-Copper, High-Pressure Castings, 852, 870

Aluminium, “ Duralumin,” 510

Aluminium-Zinc, Assaying, 682 ; Tests, 682, 683

Aluminium-Zinc, Shrinkage during Solidification, 441, 678

Antimony-Lead, Hardness Tests, 679

Antimony-Lead, Shrinkage during Solidification, 441, 678

Copper, Black Stains for, 730

Copper, Manganese, &c., Magnetic Properties, 439, 646

Copper-Tin, High-Pressure Castings, 852,870

  • Copper-Tin, Shrinkage in Cooling, 683 Copper, Metallography in Founding, 446, 458 Copper-Zinc, Heat Treatment, 440, 447 Copper. See also Brass, Bronze, Gun-Metal, and Phosphor-Bronze

Heusler, Magnetic Properties, 439, 646 Iron-Carbon, Magnetic Investigations, 835 Iron-Carbon, Theory of Hardening, 490, 548 Magnetic Properties in Liquid Air, 647. See 439

Non-Ferrous, Common Defects, 458, 812 Non-Ferrous, Corrosion and Erosion, 459, 813 Non-Ferrous, Molecular Changes, 459, 813 Recalescence Curve Tracer, 889

Alternating Current. See Electric

— Stress, Influence on Materials, 669

— Stress, Tests of Steel, 61, 494, 669

Alternators. See Electric

Altofts Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments, 43, 801, 865

Altoona Running-Sheds, Pennsylvania Railroad, 183

Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys

— Effects on Arsenical Copper, 455

— Phosphate, Electrification due to Heating, 29 Amalgaline Joints, Lead Pipes, 886 Amalgams, Effect on Rubber, 370

American Metallurgical Industry. See Iron, Steel, and United States, Notes from the —• See also United States

American Society of Mechanical Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers

Ammonia Absorption Refrigerating Plant (Werner, Pfleiderer and Perkin), 11

— Sulphate of, Fertiliser, 703, 712

— Sulphate Production, 131

Amsterdam Power Station, Bennis Stokers and Coal-Conveyor, 700

Analysis, Electro, B.A. Report, 528

Anchors and Anchor Gear, S.S. “Olympic,” 572.

See 341, 390

Anderson’s Scuttles and Windows for Ships, 313

Andes, Railway Tunnel through, 880

Angle-Cropping Machines (H. Pels and Co.), 427

Anglo-Japanese Exhibition. See Japan-British Exhibition

Annealing, Effects on Brass, 440, 447

— Effect on Magnetic Properties of Alloys, 647.

See 439

— Furnaces, Malleable Castings, 791

Annual Publications. See Literature Index

Annuities for Workmen, Elswick Works, 19

Anode and Cathode Rays, 672

Antarctic Expedition, Scott’s Motor-Sleigh Tractors, 317, 855

Anthracite Mining, Native Chinese, 761

Antimony Alloys. See Alloys

— Prices. See Metal-Price Diagrams

Apparatus, Scientific, Physical Society’s Exhibition, 866, 888

Apprentice Training, Glasgow College, 487

Apprenticeship. See Education

Aqueduct, Medina, Ferro-Concrete Arch, 264

— Rochester, N.Y., Erie Canal, 1

Arbitration, Compulsory, in Trade Disputes, 506

— in Labour Disputes. See Legal, Industrial

Notes, and Paragraph Index

Arc. See also Electric

Arch, Ferro-Concrete, Aqueduct, Erie Canal, 264

— See also Bridge

Arches, Auld Brig o’ Ayr, Restoration, 73

— Ferro-Concrete, Considbre Construction, 329

Architects, British, Royal Institute of; Town-Planning Conference, 299, 395, 539

— and Engineers, 863, 901

Argentine Railway Affairs,

— Transandine Tunnel, 880

Argyll Motor-Car, 688

Armour. See also Warships

Armoured Concrete. See Ferro-Concrete

— Ships. See Warships

Armstrong, Whitworth Employees’ Bank and Pensions, 19

“Arrow” Water-Meter, 502

Arsenic Production, 132

Arsenical Copper, Effect of Silver, Bismuth, and Aluminium, 455

Artillery. See Guns

Asbestos, Heat Conductivity of, 397

Ash-Handling, Brussels Exhibition Boiler-House, 600. See 250

Ashes, Coke, Composition of, 107

Asphalt Roads, 206, 239, 325

Assaying Aluminium-Zinc Alloys, 682

Assembling-Machine for Foundry Flasks, 535

Association of Consulting Engineers, 277

Astronomer-Royal, Retirement, 472

Astronomical Exhibits, Japan-British Exhibition, 167

Astronomy, Report on Study of, 453

Atmosphere, Effect of Halley’s Comet, 454

— Ionisation of, 454

— Upper, Effect of Radiation, 455

— Upper, Investigation by Balloons, 454, 455,

697, 869

Atmospheric Electricity, 453

— Impurities, 529

— Nitrogen, Oxidation in Electric Arc, 674

— Waves, Short Period, 455

Atom, Number of Electrons in, 422

“ Audiffren” Refrigerating Machine, 577

Augsburg - Ntlrnberg Maschinenfabrik, Water Supply, 345

Auld Brig o’ Ayr, Restoration, 73

Australia. Compulsory Arbitration in, 506

— Solar Observatory for, 453

— See also New South Wales, Victoria, Queens

land, Western Australia, and South Australia

Australian Immigration, 741, 833. See Letters, 824

— Navy, Destroyers, 404

— Railway Economics, 741, 833, 861. See

Letters, 824

— Trans-Continental Railway, 274

Auto-Cars. See Motor-Cars,' Tractors, Traction Engines

Automatic Machine-Tools. See Machine-Tools

Auxiliary Machinery, Marine, 85, 571, 620, 779, 809. See Letters, 794, 825

Aviation, 368. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Axles, Locomotive, Rapid Turning, 195

— Motor-Car. See Motor-Car Details in Illus

tration Index

Ayr Old Bridge, Restoration, 73

Babcock and Wilcox Semi-Portable Boiler, 501

Bacon, F., on Testing Heat Insulation, 396, 414

Baden State Railway s, Hydro-Electric Power, 742

Badische Brass-Melting Furnace, 727

Bagasse, Paper Manufacture from, 893

Bailey-Denton, E., on Water Supplies (Protection) Bill, 310

Baker Rotary Blower, 42

Balance, Delicate, Steele and Grant’s, 423

Balance, Thermo-Electric, for Radiation Measurements, 317

Balancing-Engines, Treatise on, 817

— Turbine Rotors, 70

Ball-Bearings, Lubrication and Preservation, 373

— Motor-Car, 693

— for Railway Swing-Bridge Centre, 345

— Sensitive Drilling-Machines, 389, 431, 463, 464

— Woodworking-Machines, 463

Ball-Mills, Grondal, 383

Balloons, Dirigible. See Aeroplanes and Airships

— Fabrics, Strength and Permeability of, 337

— Investigations of Upper Atmosphere, 454,

455, 697, 869

Band-Saws. See Machine-Tools

Banking Scheme for Employees, Elswick Works 19

Bar-Straightening and Polishing Machine, 500

Barge, Canal, New York State, 26

Barges, Electric, Accumulator, for Bricks, 273

Barker’s Milling-Cutter, Inserted Teeth, 575

Barnoldswick Sewage Disposal, Local Government Board and, 609

Barreto-Drummond Universal Machine-Tool, 332

Barr’s Experiments on Triangular Notches, 598

Barry Clutch for Mine Haulage Gear, 710

Batteries. See Electric

Battleships. See Warships ,

Beams, Ferro-Concrete, Design, 607

— Optical Determination of Stresses in, 412

— Wide Flange, Rolling-Mills for, 471, 477

Beardmore Marine Oil-Engine, 50, 638

Bearings, Ball. See Ball-Bearings

— Brush-Parsons Turbine, 4

— Hydraulic, Sugar-Cane Rolls, 233

— Roller, 500, 693, 723. See Roller-Bearings

— Thrust, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 5

— Thrust, Michel, 435

“ Beaver ” Self-Adjusting Stock and Dies, 547

Beer-Bottling, Carbonating, Chilling, and Fermenting, 576

Belgian Coal and Iron Statistics, 732

— Collieries, Labour Statistics, 732

— Tramways and Light Railways, 725

Beiliss Steam-Engine, Effect off Vacuum, 794, 810, 825

Bending-Machine for Pipes, Kennedy, 498

Bengough, G. D., on Heat Treatment of Brass, 440, 447

Bennis Sprinkling-Stokers, Amsterdam Power-

Station, 700

Berlin, Road Construction and Maintenance, 325

Bessemer Converters for Steel Castings, 296

— Steel, Experiments on Welding, 510

Bevel Gears. See Gears

Bi-Meter CO2 Recorder, 889

Bicycles, Increased Use of, 724, 747

Bilgram Gear-Cutting Machine, 213, 391

Billet Shears (Davy Bros., Ltd.), 529

— Shears (H. Pels and Co.), 643

Binding Iron-Ore Briquettes, 481. See 470

Biplanes. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Birmingham Meeting Inst. Meeh. E. See Mechanical Engineers

Bismuth Alloys, Magnetic Properties, 439, 648

— Effect on Arsenical Copper, 455

Bituminous Coal, Use in Producers, 893

Black-Body Radiation, Determination of Constants, 673

Blacksmiths’ Shops, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 231

Blackstone 80-H.-P. Marine Oil-Engine, 638

Blades, Turbine, Centrifugal Stresses in, 101

Blading, Brush-Parsons Exhaust-Steam Turbine, 4

— Turbine, Materials, 105 ; Fixing, 66, 68, 69

Blast-Furnace Blowers, Rotary, Electric, 515, 518

— Blowing Engines, Comparisons, 371

— Flue-Dust, Briquetting, 481

— Gas for Power, 494, 515, 537

— Gas Engines. See Engines, Gas

— Iron, Castings from, 462 <

— Slag, Granulation of, 311

Block-Making, Concrete, 593

Blocks, Pulley, Pickerings’, 461

Blow-Holes in Gun-Metal Castings, 446, 458

— in Steel Ingots, Closing of, 509

Blow-Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, for Welding and

Cutting Steel, 462 ; Costs, 857

Blowers, Rotary, 16, 42, 45, 386

— Rotary, Blast-Furnace, Electric, 515, 518

Blowing-Engines, Blast-Furnace, Comparison of Systems, 371

— Running Costs, 12

— See also A ir-Compressors

Board of Trade, Exhibitions Branch, 639

— Reports on Boiler Explosions, 240 ; Railway

Accidents, 241 ; British Railways, 1909, 469, 476. See 345, 356

Boat-Davit (Allen and Simmonds, Ltd.), 462

— The Welin Quadrant, 14

Boats, Fishing, Oil-Motors for, 613, 637

— Hydroplanes, 187. See Letter., 277

— Motor. See Motor-Boats

— Sails, Size and Efficiency, 403, 510

Bochum Mining School, 704

Bodley, Owen A., The late, 444

Bogies, Railway. See Carriages and Locomotives

Boilers, Agricultural, Compulsory Inspection, 311. See 298

— Attendants, Certificate of Competency, 438

— Defects in, 339

— Design, Tests of Nicolson’s Theory, 764. See

Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

— Disincrustant, “Cak tine,”436

— Effect of Sodium Salts, 95

I — Efficiency, Effect of Firing, 764. See Letters,

1 795, 825, 856, 901

Boiler Explosion Statistics, 1908-9, 240

— Explosion, Traction-Engine, Langford, 298.

See 311

— Feed-Pumps, See Pumps

— Feed-Water Heaters. See Feed

— Feed-Water Regulator, 498

— Feed-Water Testing ; Electric Conductivity

Method, 807. See 888

— Flash, Sheppee Motor-Vehicle, 762

— Furnaces. See Furnace

— Heat-Transmission Tests/764. See Letters,

795, 825, 856, 901

— Locomotive, Heat Transmission in, 255, 289,

347. See 511, 641, 901

— Locomotive, Low-Water Test of Jacobs-

Shupert Fire-Box, 675

— Locomotive Standard, for Indian Railways,

615

— Locomotive Type, Superheater, 858, 891

■— Locomotive Type, Marshall’s Corrugated Stayless Fire-Box Roof, 779. See 805

— Locomotive, Washing out and Filling, 155,

169, 181

Locomotive, Water-Softening for, 158,170,171

— Locomotive. See also Locomotives

— Marine, Feed-Heating, 783. See 794, 811, 825

— Marine, S.S. Olympic, 570, 693

— Marine. See also Steamers

— Water-Tube, Babcock and Wilcox, Semi

Portable, 501

— Water-Tube, and Superheaters, 200

— Water-Tube and Fire-Tube, Comparisons, 765.

See Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

— Water-Tube, Grille, Trials, 25, 275

— Water-Tube, Woodeson’s, 498

— Water-Tube, Yarrow, 545. See 732, 778 Boiler-Plates, Lloyd’s Tests, 546

— Flange-Turning Machine, 848

— Steel, Brittle, 673

Boilermakers’ Lock-Out, 367, 401, 831

Boiler Plant, Schenck, Coal-Conveyor for, 600 Boiler-House, Amsterdam Power-Station, 700

— Brussels Exhibition, 200; Coal-Conveyor, 600 Boiler-Scaler, Electrically Driven, 798 Boiler-Shop; Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 375; Pen-

hoet Shipyard, France, 848

Bolinder Reversible Marine Oil-Engine, 637 Bolt-Screwing Machine. See Machine-Tools Bomb Calorimeter, Effect of Oxygen Pressure, 755

Bombay Dry Dock Pumping Plant, 395

Bonding Tramway Rails, Cupola for, 581

Bone, Professor W. A., on Gaseous Combustion, 452. See also 340, 357, 381, 417, 482

Bonney, Rev. T. G., Presidential Address to British Association, 336

Bonus System for Employees, Elswick Works, 19 Bon villain and Ronceray’s Moulding Machines, 533

Books Received, 84, 112, 260, 295, 559, 620, 654, 791, 817

Bordeaux, Chantiers de la Gironde, Dock, 302 “Boreas” Air-Compressors and Pumps, 31 Boring Machine. See Machine-Tools Boron Alloys, Magnetic Properties, 439, 648 Bosch Double Ignition, Motor-Car Engines, 692 Boswall, R. O., on Testing Aerial Propellers, 319.

See Letters, 580, 641, 663

Bottle-Filling, Stoppers, and Washing, 576 Bourne Flow, Croydon, 339

Bournemouth Aviation Meeting, 94, 130 See 204, 368

Brackenbury, II. I., on High-Speed Tools and Machines to Fit Them, 173, 188. See Letters, 241

Bradford Sewage Disposal Schemes, 293

Brake, Absorption, Recording, 490

— See also Motor-Car Details in Illustration

Index

Brass, Causes of Burning, 440, 447

— Common Defects, 458, 812

Effect of Gases at High Temperatures, 448

— Effects of Heat Treatment, 440, 447

— Founding, Metallography in, 446, 458

— Loss of Zinc in Annealing, 440, 448

— Melting Furnaces, 559, 654, 725

— New Inversion Point, 440

— Wire, High-Temperature Tests, 440, 448 Brazilian Railways, Loading Gauge, 663. See 614

— Torpedo-Boat Destroyers (Yarrow), 265 Breakdown Crane. See Crane

— of Machinery, 338

— See Accidents

Breakwaters, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 591 Breathing Apparatus, Oxygen, for Mines, 463 Breech Mechanism, Vickers’ 12-In. Guns, 222 Brereton, C. A., The late, 395

Brewing Machinery Exhibition, 576

B rey d on Swing Bridge, Ball-Bearing Centre, 345 Bricklaying, Gilbreth’s System, 192

Bridge, Ferro-Concrete Arch, Chateau Thierry, 329

— Girder Design, 39

■— Indian Railway, 514

— New, River Thames, London, 775, 863

— Old, at Ayr, Restoration, 73

— Railway Swing, Ball-Bearing for Centre 345

— Schemes in Parliament, 775

— Transporter, Tees, 209

— Use of Nickel Steel, 274

— See also Culvert, Viaduct, and Aqueduct Brinell Hardness-Testing Machine, 4b9 Briquettes, Iron Ore, for Steel Furnaces, 481 Briquetting Blast-Furnace Flue-Dust, 481

— Iron Ores, 470, 480. See Erratum, 512

— Plant, Iron Ore, Lulea, 418

— Plant, Iron Ore, South Varanger, Norway,

383 ’

“Bristol,” H.M.S. (Brown-Curtis Turbines). 465 Bristol Tramways, Purchase of Motor Omnibuses, 302

Britain, Effect of Flight on Insular Position, 470 British Architects, Royal Institute of, Town-

Planning Conference, 299, 395, 539

British Association (Shefliehl Meeting):

Preliminary Announcements and Programme, 306

History of Sheffield, 306

Presidential Address, by Rev. T. G. Bonney 836

Mathematical Papers, 421

British Association—con^ued.

Section Reports, 356, 407, 421, 451, 508, 528

Physical Papers, 451

Astronomical Papers, 453

Meteorological Papers, 453, 454, 4o5, 5U8

Metallurgical Papers, 508, 528

Chemical Papers, 508, 528

Organic Chemistry Papers, 528

Geological Papers, 529

Evening Discourses, 529

Concluding Remarks : Attendance, Arrangements, Excursions, &C., 529

Agricultural Papers, 529

Section G.—Engineering:

Presidential Address to Engineering Section, by Professor W. E. Dalby, 315, 356. See 469, 476, 511,641, 901

Testing Lathe-Tools, by Professor Ripper,

356. See Erratum, 416

Gaseous Explosions, Report of Committee on, 357, 381, 417, 482. See 340, 452

Testing Cutting Qualities of Files, by Professor Ripper, 361

Aerial Propellers ; Value of Anchored Tests, by W. A. Scoble and S. C. Carter, 377. See 411 . , r ,

Electrification of the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway between Victoria and London Bridge, by Philip Dawson, 407 Road Resistance and Horse-Power, by U.

Wimperis, 408

Gas-Engine Cylinders ; Cyclical Temperature Variations, by Professor E. Coker, 409 ...

Principles of Mechanical Flight, Discussion on, 410

Optical Determination of Stress, by Professor E. Coker, 412

Laws of Electro-Mechanics, by Professor S.

P. Thompson, 413

Measurement of the Air Supply to a Gas-Engine by Means of an Orifice, by Professor W. E. Dalby, 380, 413

New Method of Producing High-Tension Electrical Discharges, by Professor E. Wilson and W. II. Wilson, 414

Testing Heat - Insulating Materials, by Frederic Bacon, 396, 414

Gravity Self-Raising Rollers for Maps, Theatre Curtains, &c., by R. W. Weekes, 547. See 415

Machine for Testing Rubber by Means of the Mechanical Hysteresis, by Professor A. Schwartz, 415

Utilisation of Solar Radiation, Wind-Power, and other Intermittent Sources of Energy, by Professor Fessenden, 415

Experimental Investigation on the Strength of Thick Cylinders, by G. Cook, 416

Gaseous Combustion ; Joint Discussion with Sections A and B, 452

Section A.—Mathematical <(- Physical Science:

Presidential Address, by Professor Hobson, on Mathematics, 421

Some Problems of Initial Motions of Electrified Spheres, by Dr. J. W. Nicholson, 422 Evolutions of a Vortex, by Professor W. M.

Hicks, 422

Positive Electricity, by Sir J. J. Thomson, 432

Number of Electrons in the Atom, by Dr. J. A. Crowther, 422

Attraction Constants of Molecules and their Chemical Properties, by Dr. R. D. Klee-man, 422

Molecular Weight of Radium Emanation, by Sir William Ramsay, K.C.B., and Dr.

R. Whytlaw Gray, 422

Secondary Radiation from Carbon at Low Temperatures, by V. E. Pound, 423

Active Deposit of Actinium, by W. T. Kennedy, 423

Recoil of Radium B from Radium A, by Dr. W. Makower, 423

Magnetic Field Produced by a Charged Condenser Moving through Space, by W. F. G. Swann, 423

Photo-Electric Fatigue, by Dr. H. Stanley Allen, 423

Relation between Density and Refractive Index, by Dr. T. H. Havelock, 451

Relation of Spectra to the Periodic Series of Elements, by W. M. Hicks, 451

Series Spectrum of the Mercury Arc, by Dr

S. R. Milner, 451 J

Auto-Collimating and Focussing Prism and a Simple form of Spectrograph, by Professor C. F6ry, 451, 519

New Spectrophotometer of the Htlfner Type by Dr. R. A. Houston, 451

New and Simple Means of Producing Inter-ference Bands, by Dr. R. A. Houston, 451 Apparatus for the Production of Circularly Polarised Light, by A. E. Oxley, 451

Demonstration of Vacuum-Tight Seals between Iron and Glass, by Dr. H. J. S Sand,451

Report of Committee on Practical Standards for Electrical Measurements, 452

New Gyroscopic Apparatus, by Professor A. E. H. Love, 452

Complete Apparatus for Measurements of Sound, by Professor A. G. Webster, 452

Gaseous Combustion and Explosion, Joint Discussion with Sections B and G 452 See also Gaseous Explosions, Section G

Astronomy, Meteorology, and Geophysics Report on Study of, 453 h j ,

Solar Observatory in Australia, Report on Committee for Establishing, 453

Geodetic Arc in Africa ; Report of Progress,

Stars as Furnaces, by Sir Norman Lockyer

Ix.G.B., 453 ’

Eahv n°,n TP^eJI? CosmicaI Problems, by Dr. J. W. Nicholson, 453

Atmospheric Electricity, Discussion on, 453

Recent Views on the Propagation of Sudden

D°nChreee 45e”tS °f Magnetic Storms, by

British Association—co”^"***

Magnetic Observations at Falmouth Observa-

Upper Ain>o.i'bere.

Report of Committee, 454

Observations in the Upper during the Passage of the Earth through the Tail of Halley’s Comet, by w. H. Dines, 454 , t .

Results of Hourly Balloon Ascents made from the Meteorological department o. Manchester University, by Miss M. n hite,

Effect of Radiation on the Height and Temperature of the Advective Region, bt E. Gold, 455 .

Atmospheric Waves of Short Period, bj I r.

W. Schmidt, 455

Seismological Investigations, Report of Committee on, 508

Sensitive Bifilar Seismograph, by Professor F. J. Bailey, 508

Section B.—Chemistry :

Presidential Address, by Dr. J. E. Stead, on the Effect of Sulphur and Silicon on the Carbon Condition of Cast Iron, 508

Fourth State of Recalescence in Steel, by Professor J. O. Arnold, £09

Closing and Welding of Blow-Holes in Steel Ingots, by Professor H. M. Howe, 509

Gaseous Combustion and Explosion, Joint Discussion with Section A and G, 452. See also Section G.

Allotropy or Transmutation, by Professor II. M. Howe, 510

Influence of Chemical Composition and Thermal Treatment upon the Properties of Steel, by Professor A. McWilliam, 528 Ferro-Silicon ; Causation of Danger Incidental to its Transport and Storage, by Dr. S. M. Copeman, 528

Corrosion of Iron and Steel, by Dr. J. N. Friend, 528

Provident Use of Coal, Discussion on, 528 Electro-Analvsis, Report of Committee on. 528

Organic Chemistry Papers, 528

Sub-Sect ion B.—Agriculture :

Presidential Address, by A. D. Hall, F.R.S., 529

Impurities in the Atmosphere and their Effects on Vegetation, by Dr. C. Crowther and A. G. Ruston, 529

Section C.—Geology :

Concealed Coal-Field of Yorkshire, Notting-hamshire, and Derbyshire, Discussion on. 529

Geology of the Sheffield District, by Cosmo Johns, 529

Metallurgical Industries in Relation to the Rocks of the Sheffield District, bv Pro-fessor A. McWilliam, 529

British Coal-Dust Experiments, 43, 801. 865

— Coal, German Imports, 277

— Engine, Boiler, and Electrical Insurance Co.,

Ltd.; Report on Machinery Failures, 33b

— Industries, Census of Production. 205

— Railway Statistics, 345, 356, 469, 476

Shipbuilders and Foreign Work* 335 580

— Warships. See Warships

Broad-Gauge Railways, India, Standard Loco motives, 595, 614. See 605, €63

Bronze, Aluminium, Castings for High Pressures, 852, 870

Bronzes, Common Defects, 458, 812

— Magnetic Properties, 439, 64G

— Shrinkage in Cooling, 683

Use of Metallography in Casting, 446, 458

— See also Alloys

Brown-Boveri Turbine, Design of Rotor 70

Brown-Curtis Turbines, H.M.S. BrLstol,’’465 •

Steam Consumption, 466

Br°wn and Sharpe Gears and Gear-Cuttin Machines, 213. See Letter, 242

Brunetti, Casimir, The late 744

B^sh-Parsons Exhaust-Steam Turbine 2 Brush Co. s Quartzlite Lamp, 536

— Turbine, Design of Rotor, 68

Brushes, Morganite, for Dynamos, 133

Brussels Exhibition-- „oM rxDKX C?oSine°,f0V9 Exhibition> Work of, 639 Krel^

Ge273n Hydraulic Engineering Exhibits,

Indu8trial Exhibit, 133 scientific Instruments, British

Brussels Road Congress, 205 239 low qos

Bucket Scraper Excavator, ErfeCanal l‘>6 Buildmg Construction. See also r

— Stones, Durability of, 273 Concrete

Bullard Vertical Lathe, Work Process ion

Burner, Gas, Mansfield Inverted pU8^n^essdExhtbiUonyo1vnqdaOr,r>75^iC'e’ 762 Butz Rolling-Mill, for SteeF Beams 4--

uxton Meeting, Iron and Steel Institute

Iron and Steel Ins*itute ,,8t,tutc-

Byng, G., The late, 776

‘‘C’AcIrs,E474CtriC-LighlinR Sy6te"> 'or

Cabl.es> Netherton Iron Works 300

Cableways Aerial it xr—France> 8«8

— StlCatl'a^ng’ Erie Canal',n327nt,U8try’ 45

„ Quarries, 744

Cad8etsM&1;°pTepa'raStor^M’ See

Cadillac Motoi-Uar^S ’ Training, 776 “ cTktine Dock, 651

Calcium Spectrum C&UDd> 436

P trum, Broadening of Lines, 672

Motor-

Calculating-Machines. Electrical, 168; Exhibi-lion, 575

Calder. J , on Rapid Production in Machine-Work, 195. Set also 188

Calder River, Pollution of. 57, 133, 293

Caledonian Railway, General Manager, 311

Calij*er and Limit-Gauges (Crown Worts), 430

Calendar’s Experiments on Kvliation from

Flames. 482. See >40. 357, 381, 417

Calorie, Determination of. 672

Calorimeter, Bomb, Effect of Oxygen Pressure, 765

Cam-OoUinp Machines (C. Nube), 825

Milling. Herbert # Works. 119

Canadian Inland Xavigation, 523

Railways, 28, 705, 9U3

— Rafflray*' Handling Ixjcomotivea, 171. 179

Canal Bank#. Erosion, 273

— Bills in Parliament,

— Electric Accumulator Barges. 273

— Erie. New York State, 1. 76, 360. 326, 523.

For details see lu shlatiux Kokx

— German, 273

— Kaiser Wilhelm. Enlargement, 274

— I’errus Railroad.#, 77, 624

— Ship. Canadian. 523

— Terminal Freight Facilities. 26

Cane-Cnuhing Rolla, 233

Sugar Manufacture. Treatise on, 555

Cape Naval Dockyard, 591. 621, 651, 756, 818, 881. For details see IL.LVsraanojc Ivon

Capital and lalxnir, Co-< ►jwration, 19

— and Industry, 55, 127, 162, 208, 241

Capstans, Hydraulic, Cape Nava! Yard. 885 Lathes. See MacAt nr-Tools

Cars and Carriages. See Hamway and Trim, tray Can, Motor-Can and Wagone

— Repair Shops, Beating, 267

Wheel Turning. Rapid. 196

Carl*on, Conversion of Diamonds to Graphite, 868

Dioxide in Air, Testing for. 463

— Dioxide in French Mine*. 44

Dioxide Recorder, Bi Meter, 889

Packed Glands for Turbine Shafts, 466

Secondarv Radiation* at Low Temperature*, 423

Steeb. Theory of Hardening. 490, 548

Carbonating Plants for Beer, 576

Carborundum Product# al Olympia, 391

Carburettor, Longurmarc, G91

Scott-Robinson, Automatic, C92

— Wolseley, Three-Jet, 628

Card System, Herbert’s Works, 115

Card*. Instruction, for Machine-Work. 171, 197

Cards* Drop-Valve. Steam-Engine, 89*

Caro, Dr. Heinrich, The late, 700

Carpenter, Professor H. C H., on Castings for

High Pressures, 852, 879

Carriage#, Electric Railway, Costa. 249, 285

Railway, Design of Journals. 723

— Railway, lateral Oscillations, 724, 725

Sleeping. i’.LM. Railway. 201

Carr's Bras*-Melting Furnaces. 560

Cartagena. Spanish Naial Yard. 77

Carter, F. W., on the Electrification of Suburban

Railway s. 223. 281

Carter, 8. C.. on Anchored Tests of Aerial Profiler*. 377. See 39. 208. 242, 411, 589. 641, 063, K25

Carr tile Power-Station. Extensions, 536

Case’s Ligno-Concrete. Tests, 820

Cast Iron, Effects of Manganese, 471, 581

— Effect of Manganeae ami Silicon. 844. Sec 471

— Effects of Sulphur and Silicon, 608

Malleable, Air Furnace for, 789

Manganese, Hardness, 585. 587. See 47i

— Pure, Effect* of Silicon. 471. 811

Silicon, Hardness Test*, 844 See 471 Vanadium, IxxxmdoUvs Cylinders, 17, 519 See also Alloyg

Castings, Brass. Use of Metallography, 446, 458 Die, for Light Machine Parts, 501 Gun-Metal and Aluminium-Bronae, for High

Pres-ure#, 852, 870

Gun-Metal, Causes of Blow. Hole#, 4 46, 458

— Gun-Metal, Effect of !*ho«phorw», 446

Iron, from Blast -Furnace, 462

Iron, Defects in, G39

— Iron, Effect of Sinking Head, 140

Malleable-Iron, Annealing Furnaces, 791 Malleable-Iron, Manufacture of, 7b7

— Non-Ferrous Metals. Defects in, 458. 812

See also AUoyg. Moulding; Foundry Plant and Machinery

Catalogues, 71. 143, 286, 318, 332. 485. 521. 551, 588, 617, 684, 720, 753, 7*3, 814, 814, 876. See Paragraph Ijcdkx

Cathode Rays, 672

~ Bays, Conversion into Rontgen Rays. 775 "agon*. Railway, Disinfection, 472

Cells. See also Electric

Cement Concrete. Sec Concrete and Ferro-Concrete

Grouting, Repairs of Auld Brig o’ Ayr. 73

— Grouting for Shaft-Sinking, 44

Manufacture. Granulation of Slag for, 311

Pillars, Increase in Height, 672

— Portland, Lime in, 98

Portland, Manufacture ; Aeration, 733

— I ortland, Setting of, 98

— Road Surface*. 308

— Waterproofing, 60

Census of Production, 1907. 205

Central London Railway ; Heating Repair-Shop*, 26/

~ W orking Costs, 223. 349

Central Station. Sec Electric, Hydro Electric, and Power

Centrifugal Pump*. See Pumpg, Centrifugal jf*8*** *n turbine Rotorsand Blades, 101

Chadbum’s Telegraphs for Steamer*. 427

Chain-Grate Stoker (Babcock and Wilcox), 501

< hams, Netherton Iron Works. 390

thatnier, G.. on Hanxang Iron and Steel W’orks, 3/1. See 491

-hangt Sf cd Gear. See Motor-Car Detail* in iLLKHTRAThiX Isi.RX

Char her Brass Furnace 726

Chassis. See Motor-Car

rh h MU y,hierr-v’ Ferro-Concrete Bridge. 329

Chatley. H.,on the Stability of Hying-Machines, 3/» W), 524. See Lkttuls, 9b, 395

Chatterton, George, The late, 52

Chemical Exhibits, Japan-British Exhibition, 206

— Industry, Germany, 768

— Works, British, Report on, 131

Chemistry, Treatise on, 81

Chili, Transandine Tunnel, 880

China, Hanyang Iron and Steel Works, 371, 491

— Hong Kong University, 607

— Labour Conditions, 372

— New Railway Route to, 639

Railways and Mines, Recovery of Concessions, 775

— Shansi, Native Coal and Iron Industry 761

— Steel Rail Manufacture, 372

Chinese Industries, Development, 372

Railways, 340, 418, 639

— Railway Schools, 418

Chingford Reservoir, Metropolitan Water Board, 168 ’

Chloride of Lime, Action on Metals, 512 Chlorine for Water Purification, 888 Christie, Sir W. H. M., Retirement, 472 Chromium Spectrum, Broadening of Lines, 672

Steel, Physical Properties, 528 Chronographs, Electric, Coal-Dust Experiments, Circuit-Breaker, Time Limit, 888 Circulating Pump, Wolseley Motor-Car, 632 ~ Water, Condenser, Rotary Strainer, 677 Circulation in Condensers. See Condensers Civic Design, 299, 395, 539, 863, 901

Civil Engineers, Institution of:

Behaviour of Ductile Material under Torsional Strain, with Restoration of Elasticity at Low Temperature, by C. E Larard, 32 ‘

Ferro-Concrete, Interim Report, 607

New Buildings, Laying Foundation-Stone,611

1 residential Address by A. Siemens, 644 See 635

London County Council Holborn to Strand Improvement and Tramway Subway, by G. Vv. Humphreys, 675

Portland Cement and the Question of its '

Aeration, by H. K. G. Bamber, 733 i Winning of Coastal Lands in Holland, by I

A. E. Carey, 869 !

Clamp, Magnetic (Crown Works), 430

Clark, F. H., Engine-House Practice, 169, 179

Clarkson Propeller for Vertical Flight, 732

Clay-Cutting Dredger. See Dredger

Cleveland Iron Prices. See Metal Price Diagram

and the Northern Counties, Notes from 17 q^89;?o23’^163’209’235’ 269> 303’ 333,365,’ §9?» 503’ 537’ 579» G03> G33, 667,

701’737> 829, 857, 893

Cl.mate, Effects of Forests on, 307

Clutches, Friction, for Mine Haulage Gears, 710 ^a»ne^1G, for Blowing-Engine, 100

See also Motor-Car Details in Illustration Index

Coaches, Railway. See Carriages

Coal, Belgian, Statistics, 732

Bituminous, Use in Gas-Producers, 898

— Boiler-Furnace Tests, 93

— British, German Imports, 277

— Calculation of Heat Production, 289

— Calorific Value, Bomb Calorimeter Experiments, 755

~ B.'>;'Produfits and Agriculture,

703, 712. See 795

— Combustion, Effect of Volatile Constituents,

93

Conservation and Electric-Energy Distribution, /03, 712. See 795

— Consumption, British Warships, 897

Consumption, Laval Turbo-Generators, 386

Consumption of Locomotives, 314

— Consumption, Marine Engines, Effect of Vacuum, 811. See 779, 794, 825

— Consumption. See also Trials; Tests

— Conveyor, Brussels Exhibition, 600. Sse 200

— Deposits, Island of Sakhalin, 405

Dust Explosions, Experimental Investigations

43, 801; Recording Apparatus, 865

Dust Prevention, Meissner Hydraulic Process,

— Field, Concealed, 529

— Handling Plant, Amsterdam, 700

Handling. See also Transporters

— and Iron Industry, Native Chinese, 761

— Low-Grade, Utilisation of, 44, 898

— Low-Temperature Coking, 528

— Mines. See Colliery

— Mining. See Colliery ; Mines ; Winding

— Production, Cost of Labour, 95

— Stores, Cape Naval Yard, 621

— Waste, Domestic, 528, 703, 712

Coaling^Elevator for Locomotives, S.E. Railway,

Stations, Locomotive, American, 170, 180, 182

— Steamers, Suisted’s Floating Elevator for, 264

See Addendum, 373

—- Transporter, Electric, Fleetwood, 700

Coalite for Domestic Heating, 528

Coast Erosion Prevention, Holland, 869

Coating for Hot-Water Pipes, 26

Cochrane Propeller, Tests, 378

Cocks, Gauge, Klinger’s Asbestos-Packed, 499

Coe, H. I., on the Effect of Manganese in Cast

Iron, 471, 581

Cofferdam, Sheet-Steel Pile, Erie Canal, 328

-- Temporary, for Cape Dock Construction, 651

Coherers. See Electric

Coil, Electric Induction, Wilson’s, 414 678

Coke for Domestic Heating, 528

— for Foundry Purposes, 107

Coker, Professor E., on Temperatures in Gas-

Engine Cj linders, 409; on Optical Deter-mination of Stress, 412

Coking Peat, Laval Process, 136

Cold Saw. See Machine-Tools

— Stores, Tests of Heat Insulation, 396, 414

College, Technical. See Technical College

— Training. See Education

Colliery Coal-Dust Explosions, 43, 801; Record

ing Apparatus, 865

— Cost of Labour, 95

— Expansions, Stone-Dust, Prevention of, 43,801

865 ’

Colliery, Ferro-Concrete Supports, 44

— French, Carbon Dioxide in, 44

— Haulage Gear, Endless Rope, 710

— Haulage Gear, Main and Tail, 710

— Hydraulic Filling of, 13

— International Congress, DUsseldorf, 11, 43

— Meissner Hydraulic Process of Dust Preven

tion, 13

— Native, Shansi, China, 761

— Safety Lamp for Gas Estimation, 137

— Shaft-Sinking, Cement Grouting for, 44

— Shaft-Sinking, Freezing Process, 13

— See also Mine; Coal; Winding; Engine Collision. See Accidents

Columns, Iron, Sinking Heads in Casting, 140

— Design for Varying Loads, 208

— Pin-Jointed, for Shops, 231

— Workshop, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 884 Combination Metallic Piston-Rod Packing, 499 Combined Stresses in Thick Cylinders, 324, 416.

See Letters, 511, 546, 580, 599. See also 669 Combustion, Calculation of Heat Production, 289

— of Coke in Furnaces, 107

— Gaseous, B.A. Report on, 452. See also 340,

357, 381, 417, 482

— Gaseous, Effect of Moisture, 452

— in Locomotive Boilers, 255, 289, 347. See 511,

641, 901

Comet, Halley’s, Effect on Atmosphere, 454 Commercial Motor Vehicles. See Motor; Wagon;

Tractor; Traction Engine

Commutator Segments, Machine for Making, 665

Compasses, Magnetic, 133

— Proportional, Reeve’s, 867

Compensation, Workmen’s. See Legal Compound Engines. See Engines

— Locomotives. See Locomotives

— Stress. See Combined Stress Compressed-Air Brakes. See Ji rakes

— Lock for Shaft-Sinking, 44

— Locomotives for Mines, 45

— Plant, Transandine Tunnel, 880

— Plant (Vulcan Co., Hamburg), 526, 527

Compressor, Air. See Air - Compressor and Pneumatic

Concentration Plant, Iron Ore, Lulea, 418 Conciliation in Labour Disputes. See Industrial

Notes, Legal;and Paragraph Index Concrete-Block Construction, Cape Yard, 591

— Ferro. See Ferro-Concrete

— Foundations, Harland and Wolff’s Shipbuild

ing Berths, 566

— Reinforced. See Ferro-Concrete

— Reinforced with Wood, Tests, 820

— Road Surfaces, 308

— Waterproofing, 60

— Work, Simon’s Bay Graving-Dock, 651

Condenser, Air-Cooled, 386

— Air, Standard Electric, 728

— “ Contraflo,” Marine, 782. See 811

— Optical, for Microscopes, 889

— Rotary Strainer for, 677

— S.S. “Olympic,” 571, 621

— Weir Uniflux, H.M.S. “Newcastle,” 265

— See also Pumps

Condensing-Plant, Dutch, 602

— Worthington, 502

Conductivity, Heat, Fire-Clay, 743

— Heat, of Various Materials, 396, 414

Conference, International, Employers’, 863

| — International Town-Planning, 299, 395, 539 Congress, International, Mining and Metallurgy, Dusseldorf, 11, 43

I — International Road, Brussels, 205, 239, 308, 325

| — Trades Union, 437. See 401

Considbre, Ferro-Concrete Arches, 329

Constam, Professor, Experiments on Coal Combustion, 93

Construction of Ships. See Naval Architects ;

Ships; Steamers; Warships

Constructional Steel Work. See Bridges; Roojs; Floors; Columns

Consulting Engineers, Association of, 277

— Engineers and Contractors, 635, 645 Contact-Beds. See Filters

Continental Roads. See Road Congress

Contractors and Consulting Engineers, 635, 615

— and the Law of Negligence, 575 Contracts, Forfeiture Clause, 802

— Lump Sum, 22. See 733

— for Municipal Work, 95

— Sale of Goods, 740

— for Service, Restrictive Covenants, 165

“ Contraflo ” Condensers, Marine, 782, 811 Controller, Navy, Sir J. Jellicoe’s Work, 864 Controlling Device for Air-Compressors, 121 Convection of Heat from Bodies in Fluids, 317 Converter, Robert, for Steel Castings, 296

— Small, for Steel Castings, 296

— “ Stock” Oil-Fired (Steel Castings), 297

— Tropenas, for Steel Castings, 296

Conveyor, Chain, Amsterdam Power-Station, 700

— Coal, Brussels Exhibition, 600. See 200

— See also Elevator

Cook, G.; Experiments on Thick Cylinders, 416

Cooling Curves, Alloys ; Tracing Apparatus, 889 Cooper-Hewitt (Westinghouse) Silica Lamp, 343 Co-Operation of Capital and Labour, 19 Copper Alloys. See Alloys

— Arsenical, Effect of Bismuth, Silver, and Alu

minium, 455

— Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams

Coppersmiths’ Shop, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 375 Copying-Machine (C. Nube), 826

Core-Boxes, Machines for Making, 431, 497

Cork, Heat Conductivity of, 397

Corrosion of Iron, Acid Theory, 528

— of Non-Ferrous Alloys, 459, 813

Corrugated Stayless Fire Box Roof, 779, 805 Cosmical Effects of Radiation Pressure, 453 Cost, Capital and Labour, of Machine-Work, 175

— in Engineering Design, 56

— Keeping, Herbert’s Works, 115

— Single-Phase and Direct-Current Traction, 223, 226, 227, 249, 281, 284, 348. See 407

Cotton-Mill Construction, Treatise on, 619

— Operatives’ Strike, 401

Counter, Revolution, for Marine Engines, 796 County Council. See London County Council Coupling, Flexible, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 5

Thin Brass Tubes, Roy les’, 497

Covenants, Restrictive (Legal), 165

Coventry Works, Alfred Herbert, Ltd., 113 Cranes, 5-Ton Overhead Projection, 150

— 10-Ton Hammer-Head, Vulcan Co., Hambur

148

—- 30-Ton Steam Travelling, Cape Naval Yar 834

— 36-Ton Steam Breakdown, G.W.R., 201

— 50-Ton, Fairbairn, Cape Naval Yard, 884. S(

594

— 100-Ton Floating, Vulcan Works, Hambur;

293

— 150-Ton Hammer-Head, Penhoeb Shipyan

France, 850

— Cargo, S.S. “ Olympic,” 693

— Electric Block-Setting, 128

— Equipment, Penhoet Shipyard, 847

— Floating, British Navy, 864

Foundations, Cape Naval Yard, 594, 834

— for Lifting Locomotives, 155

— Luffing-Gear, Mitchell-Williams, 766

— Shipyard. See Vulcan Co.

— Simon’s Bay Dockyard, 591, 624, 884

— Titan, Block-Setting. 593

— See also Hoists and Transporters

Crank-Pins, Locomotive, Des’gn, 723

Crank-Shaft, S.S. “ Olympic,” 571

— Failures of, 339

Crewe Works, L. and N.-W. Railway, Steel Fui naces, 151; Annealing Furnaces, 791

Critical Speeds of Shafts, 104, 785, 901

Croydon Bourne Flow, 339

Crucible Furnaces, Brass-Melting, 559, 654, 725 Cruisers. See Warships

Crushing Machines, Renewable Jaws for, 497

— Plant for Iron Ore, 383

— Rolls, Sugar Cane (Gebr. Stork), 233 Crystalline Structure of Metals. See Micro

Photographs in Illustration Index Cserhati, Eugen, The late, 869 Cultivation, Possibilities of Nitrogen Fertilisers 703, 712

Culverts, Simon’s Bay Graving-Dock, 818

Cunard Liner, New, 836

Uunynghame-Cadman Lamp for Estimating Fire

Damp, 137

Cupola, Portable, for Tram-Rail Jointing, 581

— Coke for, 187

— Rotary Blowers for, 42

Curtis Turbines, H.M.S. “ Bristol,” 465; Stean

Consumption, 466

Cust-Field Deep-Sea Tide-Recorder, 206, 300 Cutters. See Milling-Cutters under Machine Tools

Cutting-Off Machine. See Machine-Tools Cycles, Increased Use of, 724, 747

Cylinders, Gun-Metal and Aluminium-Bronze,

Hydraulic Tests, 852, 870

— Locomotive, Vanadium Cast Iron, 17, 519

— Thick, Shortening Due to Internal Pressure,

511

— Thick, Stresses in, 324, 416. See Letters,

511, 546, 580, 599. See also 669

— See Engines and Motors

“DI” Submarine, Wireless Installation, 444 Dalby, Professor W. E., on Air Supply to Gas-

Engines, 380, 413 ; on Characteristic Energy Diagrams for Steam Locomotives, 255, 289, 347. See 511, 641, 901 ; Facts and Problems Relating to British Railways, 345, 356. See 469, 476, 511, 641, 901

Dams, Land Reclamation, Holland, 869

— Movable, Erie Canal, 263

— Temporary, for Dock Construction, 651

Darlington Technical College, Opening New Laboratory, 610

Darracq 15-H.-P. Motor-Car, 659

Davidson Gyropter, 59. See 697

Davits, Boat (Allen and Simmonds, Ltd.), 462

— for Double-Banked Boats, The Welin Quad

rant, 14

Dawson, Philip, on the Electrification of the

L. B. and S.C. Railway, 407

“ Dayol” Hose-Couplings, 463

De-Clor Water Purification System, 888

Delahaye Six-Cylinder Diagonal Motor-Car

Engine, 662

De Laval. See Laval

De Naeyer Boilers and Superheaters, 200

Dempster Rotary Blower, 43

Deptford Generating Station, Strainer for Circulating Water, 677

Derailment. See Accident

D6ri Single-Phase Motor, 518. See 494

Desch, C. H., on Defects in Alloys, 458, 812

Design and Construction of Ships. See Naval Architects; Ships; Steamers; Warships

Destroyers. See Warships

Detectors, Wireless Telegraphy. See under Electric

Diagrams, Energy, Steam Locomotives, 255, 289, 347. See 511, 641, 901

Diamonds, Conversion into Graphite, 868

“ Diderot,” French Battleship, Construction, 847 Die-Castings for Light Machine Parts, 501 Die-Forging, Drop-Stamps and Friction Lifters, 330

Dies, Screwing, “ Beaver” Self Adjusting, 547 Diesel Engine with Electric Transmission for

Tram-Cars, 725

— Oil-Engines, Influence of Compression, 511,

546, 598

— Oil-Engine, 600-H.-P. High-Speed, 731 Differential Gears for Motor-Cars. See Motor-

Car Details in Illustration Index

Diffraction Gratings, Echelette, 506

— Grating, Michelson Echelon, 132

— Grating Replicas, Metallising, 672

Digging. See Excavating

“ Dionic” Water-Tester, 807. See 888

Diplock Pedrail Road Tractor, 724, 749 Directories. See Literature Index

Directors, Company, Qualifications of, 895

Dirigible Balloons. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Disasters. See Accidents

Disc Grinding-Machines. See Machine-Tools Discs, Rotating, Centrifugal Stresses in, 101 ‘ Disco” Wood-Trimmer, 463

Disincrustant for Boilers, “Caktine,” 436

Disinfection of Railway Cattle-Trucks, 472

Dismissal, Wrongful, and Restrictive Covenants, 164

Distillation, Sea-Water, Treatise on, 619 District Railway, Automatic Signalling, 348;

Breakdowns, 281; Working Results, 272, 349

Dividers, Proportional, Reeve’s, 867

Diving Apparatus, Olympia Exhibition, 463 Dixon’s Experiments on Exploding Gases by Compression, 357. See 452

Docks. See also Harbours ; Ports

— Chantiers de la Gironde, Bordeaux, 302

— Dry, Bombay, Pumping Plant, 395

— Dry, Penhoet Shipyard, France, 850

— Floating, British Navy, 864

— Floating, Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 292

— Graving, Cape Navy Yard, 651, 756, 818

— Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803 Dockyards, French Naval, 806, 850. See 302

— Naval, Cape Colony, 591, 621, 651, 756, 818,

884. For details, see Illustration Index

— Spanish Navy, 77

Don River, Pollution of, 328

Doors, “Dreadnought” Fireproof, 461

— Sliding, for Coal Stores, 623

Dover-Ostend Service, Turbine Steamers, 84 Dow Portable Photometer, 840

Drain-Valve, Automatic, for Steam-Pipes, 499 Drainage Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803 Draught-Gauge, Two-Liquid Differential, 144 Draughtsmen and Cost of Machine Parts, 56 Draw-Bar Pull, Locomotive, 258

Drawing Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 133

— Office and Cost of Machine Parts, 56

“ Dreadnought ” Battleships, British Requirements, 129. See 771

— Battleships, Guns of, 305

— Battleships of the World, 654

Dredgers, Erie Canal, 328

— German,, 274

— Lobnitz Rock-Crushing, 328

— “St. Lawrence,”with Spiral Cutters, 364, 511

— Suction, Clay-Cutting, “ Ontario,” 328 Drilling-Machine. See Machine-Tools Drills, High-Speed Steel, 174, 177, 178,190, 197

— Ingersoll Rock, Transandine Tunnel, 880

— Twist, Grinding-Machines, 393, 434 Drop Pits for Locomotive Wheels, 170, 171

— Stamps. See Machine-Tools

— Tests, Locomotive Slide-Valves, 852

— Valves. See Valves

Drummond-Barreto Universal Machine-Tool, 332 Dry Dock. See Dock

Drying Plant for Timber, Vulcan Works, Hamburg, 291; Penhoet Shipyard, France, 850

Drysdale’s Alternate-Current Potentiometer, 168, 889

Duddell Oscillographs, Brussels Exhibition, 133 “ Duralumin ; ” New Alloy, 510

Dusseldorf International Congress, Mining and Metallurgy, 11,43.

Dust, Blast-Furnace Flue, Briquetting, 481

— Coal. See Coal-Dust

— Removing from Electrical Machinery, Air

Compressor for, 31

— on Roads, Methods of Reducing, 91. See 724,

725,749. See also Hoad Congress

— Stone, for Preventing Colliery Explosions, 43

801, 865 ,

Dutch Land Reclamation, 869

Dynamometer, Recording, for Experimental Engine, 490

Dynamos. See Dynamos and Alternators under Electric

Dyson, Prof. F. W., New Astronomer-Royal, 472

Earth, Effects of Tides, 508

— Frozen, Strength of, 13 Earthquakes, Artificial, 47

— Effect on Mines, 44

— Investigations, B.A. Report, 508

— Recorders, Milne’s, 167

— See also Seismograph

East Altoona Running-Sheds, Pennsylvania Railroad, 183

Ebbw Vale Co., Colliers’ Wages, 95

Echelette Diffraction Gratings, 506

Echelon, Michelson, Diffraction Grating, 132 Economics of Engineering, 635, 644

— of Australian Railways, 741, 833, 861

— of British Railways, 345, 469

— of Manufacture, 55. See 127,162, 208, 241

— of Railway Electrification, 223, 284, 573. See

203, 244, 249, 281, 314

Eden’s Experiments on Alternating Stress, 669 Edgwick Works, Alfred Herbert, Ltd., 113 Edinburgh-London, Railway Service, 347, 356 Edinburgh Water Supply, Purity, 708 Education, Advance of, 635, 644

— Engineering, Value of Practical Work, 610

— Higher, Utility of, 111, 599

— Hong Kong University, 607

— Japanese, 556

— Preliminary, Naval Cadets, 776

— Teaching Elementary Mathematics, 421

— Technical, Glasgow, Progress, 424, 487

— Technical. See also Technical College

— Technical. See Glasgow and West of Scotland

College

Edwards, C. A.; Theory of Hardening Carbon Steels, 490, 548; on Castings for High Pressures, 852, 870

Efficiency, Thermal, Humphrey Gas-Pump, 718. See 125

— Thermal, Petrol-Motors, 856

Eicher Htitten-Verein; Electric Steel Plant, 674 Eiffel Tower Wireless Time Signals, 639 Ejector, Sand, for Locomotives, 30

— Water, Theory, 369

Elasticity, Brass, Heat Treatment Effect, 440,447

— Steel, under Torsional Strain, 32

— Torsional, Wires at High Temperatures, 472

— Volume, Temperature Influence, 672 Elbe Tunnel, Hamburg, Shaft-Sinking, 44

Electric :

Accelerometer, Moore’s, 670

Agriculture, Current Strength, 168. See 453 Air-Compressor, Portable, for Electrical Machinery, 31

Air-Gaps, Resistance at High Temperatures, 406

Air Ionisation, Electric Stress to Produce, 839

Electric—continued,

Alternate-Current Motors, Speed Regulation, 315. See 494, 697

Alternating Currents, Galvanometer for, 29 Alternating-Current Measurements, 728 — Rectifier, 888

Alternator, Experimental, Glasgow and West of Scotland College, 758

Aluminium Phosphate, Electrification due to Heating, 29

Analysis, Electro, B.A. Report, 528

Apparatus at Brussels Exhibition, 133

Arc, Oxidation of Nitrogen in, 674 Atmospheric Electricity, 453.

Barges, Accumulator, for Bricks, 273

Battery, Primary, Silvertown Bleeck-Love, 888

Blowing-Engines, Running Costs, 12

Brushes, Morganite, 133

Cathode Rays, Conversion into Rontgen Rays, 775

Central Power Scheme and Coal Conservation, 703, 712. See 795

Chronographs, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments, 865

Circuit-Breaker, Time Limit, 888

— Automatic, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments, 865

Coherers, Properties of, 318

Commutator-Segment Machine, 665

Condensers, Standard Air, 728

Conductivity, Metals, Electron Theory, 315 D6ri Single-Phase Motor, 518. See 494 Detectors, Wireless Telegraphy, Properties, 318

Discharges, High-Tension, Producing, 414, 678

Distribution, Electric Energy and Coal Conservation, 703, 712. See 795

Dynamo, Variable-Speed, Motor-Car Lighting, 474

Electro-Magnetic Laws, 413

Electro-Pneumatic Signalling Systems, 348

Electrometer, Tilted Gold Leaf, 867

Electrometers, Alternating - Current Constants, 728

Equations, Apparatus for Solving, 168

Fire-Engine, Merryweather’s Accumulator, 809

Frahm Tachometer, Generator for, 30

Furnace, Carbon-Tube, Radiation Experiments, 673

— See also Steel Furnaces; Hardening Furnaces

Fuses, Ageing of, 728

Galvanometer for Alternating Currents, 29

— Brussels Exhibition, 133

— Sensitive Moving Coil, 889

Gases, Discharge in, Cause of Afterglow, 840 Generator for High-Tension Discharges, 414, 678

Glasgow and West of Scotland College, Electrical Engineering Department, 757

High-Frequency Resistance, Stranded Cables, 728

High-Tension Discharges, Apparatus for Producing, 414, 678

Hydro-Electric Power, Baden State Railways, 742

— Power Companies, Norwegian, 406

— Power Plant, Lapland, 23, 185

— Power Scheme, Tasmania, 709

— Power, Sweden’s Waterfalls, 775, 779 Hysteresis, Energy Losses in, 317 Induction Coil, Wilson’s System, 414, 678

— Motors, Speed Regulation of, 515. See 494, 697

Instruments at Brussels Exhibition, 133

— at Japan-British Exhibition, 168

— Physical Society’s Exhibition, 866, 888

Insulators, Resistance at High Temperatures, 406

Inter-Urban Railways, 285

Kramer Speed-Regulation System, Three-Phase Motors, 518. See 494, 697

Laboratory, Glasgow College, 757

Lamps, Metallic Filament, Tests, 729

— for Microscopes, 867, 889

Lifts, Scott, Push-Button Control, 498

Light, Effect on Charged Bodies, 423

Lighting Installation, S.S. “Olympic,” 693

— Schemes in Parliament, 774, 803

Locomotive, 15,000 - Volt, Single-Phase, Loetschberg Railway, 611

— American, Data, 226, 246

— Lapland Railway, 185

— Steam and Electric, Comparisons, 203, 285, 314, 316

— Turbo-Electric, Reid-Ramsay, 54

Machine-Tools, Individual Drive, 20

Magnetic Field Produced by Moving Condenser, 423

— Gearing, Lecoche, Marine Propulsion, 442 Magneto, Bosch Double Ignition, 692

— Mea, Motor-Car Ignition, 692

Measuring Instrument, Paul’s Universal, 889

Mercury-Vapour Lamp, Brush, 536

— Westinghouse, 343

Meters, Tests, 728

Mines, Machinery for, 44

Motors, Alternate-Current, Speed Regulation, 515. See 494, 697

Motor-Car, Lighting, “ C.A.V.” Dynamo, 474

Motors, Experimental, Glasgow College, 758

— Generator Set, Glasgow College, 758

— Railway, Comparisons, 245

— Railway, Heating of, 226, 227, 283

— Single-Phase, Ddri, 518. See 494

Oscillations, Fleming’s Glow-Lamp Rectifier. 866

Oscillographs, Duddell, Brussels Exhibition. 133

Photo-Electric Fatigue, 423

Photographs, Telegraphic Transmission, Treatise on, 816

Photometer, Dow Portable, 840

— Trotter’s Portable, 868

Platinum Resistance Thermometers, Tests 729

Positive Electricity, 422

— ElectrifyingAluminium Phosphate, 29

Electric—continued.

Potentiometer, Drysdale’s Alternate-Current, 168, 889

— for Pyrometry, 142

Power Plant, Ore-Briquetting Works, South Varanger, 384

— Plant, Randfontein Mines, 735

— Plants, Waste-Heat and, 537

— Production from Blast-Furnace Gas, 515.

See 494

— Production, Cost, 25,186, 735

— Production from Peat, 340

— Production from Solar Heat, 415

— Station, Carville, Extensions, 536

— Station for Electric Railways, 315

— Station, London Post Office, 709

— Station, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 525

— Stations. See also Hydro-Electric

— Supply Bills in Parliament, 774, 803

— Transmission, Comparisons, 223, 226, 245, 247

Pyrometers, 141, 498, 729, 866, 867

Railless Road Traction, 724, 725, 749, 774, 803

Rail-Wear with Electric Traction, 226

Railways, Breakdowns, 281

— British, 203, 282, 347, 349, 573

— Electrification, Comparison of Systems, Costs, Energy, Results, Possibilities, 203, 223, 227, 244, 249, 271, 281, 284, 315, 318, 407, 573

— Electrification, Lapland, 23, 185

— Electrification, Papers at Institution of Mechanical Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers

— Freight Traffic, 227

— Kiruna-Riksgransen, 185

— Liverpool Overhead, 281, 349, 573

— Liverpool and Southport, Costs, 203,229, 251, 281, 349, 573

— Main Line, Electrification, 223, 224, 227, 314, 573. See 284

— North-Eastern, Working Costs, 281, 349, 573

— Position of Third Rail, 573

— Single-Phase and Direct-Current Systems, 223, 226, 227, 244, 249, 281, 284, 406

— Steam and Electric, Comparison of Costs, 314. See 203, 348, 407

— Suburban, Electrification of, 223, 281, 573. See 203, 407

— Traction, Steam and Electric, Costs, 186

— Trains Acceleration and Energy Consumption, 203, 283

Rays, Anode and Cathode, 672

Rectifier for Alternating Current, 888

Resistance, Adjustable, for Electric Lamps, 462

— High Frequency, Stranded Cables, 728

— Standard, Paul’s, 889

— Standard, Tests, 727

Rolling-Mill Driving, 494, 515, 518

Rotary Converter, Glasgow College, 758

Scherbins Speed-Regulation System, Three-Phase Motors, 516. See 494, 697

Signalling, Automatic, District Railway, 348

Single-Phase and Direct-Current Railways, Comparisons, 223, 226, 227, 244, 249, 281, 284, 407

— Locomotive, Loetschberg Railway, 611

— Motor, D6ri, 518. See 494

— Motors, Railway, 244, 245, 249, 407

— Traction, L. B. & S. C. Railway, 407 ; Costs, 227, 251, 281. See 204, 271, 348

— Traction, New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad, 244, 246. See 223

Solenoids, Design of, 413

Spark-Gap, Effect of Air Blast, 867

Speed Regulation, Alternate-Current Motors, 515. See 494, 697

Spheres, Electrified, Initial Motions of, 422

Standards, Report of B.A. Committee, 452

Steel Furnaces, Eicher Htttten-Verein, 674

Steel Works, Utilisation of Electric Power, 494, 515. See 537, 697

Street-Lighting, Gas versus Electric 511

Submarine Telephone Cable, England to France, 868

Switches, Turn-Down for Electric Light, 462

Switch-Testing, Reichsanstalt, 728

Telegraph. See also Wireless

Telegraphic and Telephonic Apparatus, Japan British Exhibition, 168

— Transmission of Photographs, Treatise, 816

Telephone Cable, England to France, 868

Telewriter Exchange, Walbrook, 59

Thermo-Couple, Bridge, for Alternating Currents, 728

— for Gas-Engine Cylinders. 409

— Peake Compensating Leads, 867

— for Pyrometers, 141

— Tests, Reichsanstalt, 729

— Welding Fine Wires for, 728

Thermo-Electric Balance for Heat-Radiation Measurements, 817

Thermometer, Clinical Recording, 867

Third-Rail Position, Standard, 573

Three-Phase Motors, Railway, 245

— Motors, Speed Regulation of, 515. See 494, 697

Time-Marker, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments, 866

Time-Signals, Radiotelegraphic, 639

Tramcar Trolley Standards, Leakage-Indicator, 868

Tramways, London, Statistics, 749

— Tracks, Construction and Maintenance. 309, 325

Transformers, Continuous Current to Alternating Current, 888

— Stray Flux, 728

Transmission, Petrol - Electric, Motor-Vehicles, 545, 725

— of Photographs, 816

Turbo-Alternators, Parsons’, Randfontein Mines, 735

Turbo - Generator, Continuous - Current

Brush, 8 ’

Vacuum Tubes, Cause of Afterglow, 840

— Tubes, Sealing Iron Wires into, 451

Voltmeters, High-Tension Electrostatic, 868

Waves, Electro-Magnetic, Pressure Effects, 453

vic—continued.

Waves, Fleming’s Glow-Lamp Rectifier,

Water-Testing, Conductivity Me >

888

Weston Standard Cells, 728

Wireless Installation, Submarines,

— Telegraphy, Spark-Gaps, 86 < .

— Telegraphy, Glow-Lamp Receiver, 866

- Telegraphy: High-Tension Generator for,

— Telegraphy, Properties of Detectors, 318

— Time Signals, 639

X-Ray Coil, Wilson’s System 414 6/8

— Tubes, Comparisons of Anti-Cathodes,

775

_Tubes Improvements, 867

Electrical Engineers, I1natj,tutio'!1°f2PfeS'.g®n7o3 Address, S. Z. de Ferranti, 712. See <03, 795

Electrons, Number in the Atom, 422

Elements, Allotropic Forms or Transmutation,

— Periodic Series, Relation of Spectra to, 451

Elevated Electric Railway. See London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Elevator for Coaling Locomotives, Railuaj, ifw

Elevator, Floating, for Coaling Steamers, -61.

See Addendum, 373

— See also Hoists ; Conveyors; Lifts

Elswick Works, Employees’ Bank and 1 ension

Fund, 19

Employees. See also Workmen . .

Employees’ Wrongful Dismissal, and Restrictive Covenants, 165

Employers’ Insurance Against Strikes, Germany, 369

— International Meeting, 868

— Liability. See Legal

— Shipbuilding, and Strikes, 367, 401, 831

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 806

Energy Diagrams, Steam Locomotives, 255, 2a9, 347. See 511, 641, 901

— Electric and Coal Conserval ion, 703, 712. See

795

Engines, Agricultural, at R.A.S. Trials; Mann, 231; “ Ivel,” 234 ; Wallis and Steevens, 234 ; Saunderson, 276 ; Trials, 240, 272

— Attendants, Certificate of Competency, 438

— Blowing, 371 ; Running Costs, 12

— Crankless, Internal-Combustion, 427

— Fire, Merryweather’s Accumulator, 809

— Foundations, Failures of, 338

— Gas, 20-H.-P. (Ruston, Proctor), 805, 839

— Gas, 40-H.-P. (Davy Paxman), 805

— Gas, Cyclical, Temperature Variations, 409.

See 856

— Gas, Heat Radiation from, 340, 357, 360, 381,

417, 482. See 856

— Gas, Large, Experiments with, 45

— Gas, Measurement of Air Supply, 350, 413

— Gas and Oil, Breakdowns, 338

— Gas and Oil, Smithfield Show, 805, S39

— Gas and Oil, for Warships, 305. See Letters,

329, 511, 546, 598

— Gas and Steam-Turbines, Comparison, 739.

See Letter,778

— Gas and Steam, Use of Low-Grade Fuels, 898

— Gas, Suction (Ruston, Proctor), 16

— Gas. See also Humphrey's Gas-Bump

— Houses. See Locomotive Running-Sheds

— Internal-Combustion, Marine, Development,

546. See 305, 329, 511, 598

— Internal-Combustion Tramcar, 724, 725, 749

— Locomotive. See Locomotive

— Marine, Combined with Turbines, S.S. “Olym

pic,” 564, 571, 620, 693

— Marine, McNab’s Revolution-Indicator, 7£6

— Marine Oil, 47-H.-P., Forced Lubrication

(Thornycroft), 613

— Marine Oil, 60-H.-P. (Gardner), 637

— Marine Oil, 60-H.-P. (Beardmore), 390, 638

— Marine Oil, 80-H.-P. (Blackstone), 638

— Marine Oil, Bolinder Reversible, 637

— Marine Oil, “ Kromhout,” 637

— Marine Oil, 50 H.-P. (Britannia Co.), 500

— Marine Oil, 180 B.H.-P., Two-Cycle (Beard-

more), 50. See 638

— Marine Oil, Yarmouth Exhibition, 613, 637

— Marine, Quadruple - Expansion, S.S. “Ex

plorer,” 839

— Marine, Triple-Expansion, S.S. “Olympic”

571, 620, 693 H ’

Marine. See also Steamers and Warships

~ ° 620nd Perry 8 Book’ German Edition,

“ 2-!’ 49-B.H.-P. (Ruston, Proctor), 16

Oil, Diesel, 600-H.-P. Highspeed, 731

— Oil, Diesel, Marine, Influence of Compression,

511, 546, 598

— Oil (National), Agricultural Show, 9

— Oil, Portable, “ Handy-Man,” 804

— Oil. See also Engines, Marine, Oil

— Petrol, 14-H.-P., Air-Cooled, Motor Sleigh

Tractor (Wolseley), 855. See 317

~ peasAeroplane3- See Aer°pla™ and

— Petrol, for Farm-Work, 10

peJr°!’ hydroplane Boat (Thornycroft), 187

— I etrol Motor-Car, Argyll, 688 ; Sizaire and

65Qn-dinn662 ’ Wolfl8eley> 628» 632 ; Germain, ,, » Darracq, 659; “ Overland,” 661 •

_ p l?°l659 ’ Delahaye. 662 ; Ford 660 ’

— Petro ’ M«rorrar’ n°S?h Double ’-'"'tion, 892 letioi, Motor-Car, Design, 659 689

— Petrol’ Motor ^night Slec’ve-Valve, 688

Petrol, Motor-Car, Longuemare Carburettor, n®Jro!’ JJoJ'Or-Car, Mea Magneto, 692

Petrol, Motor-Car, Speed of, 555. 689

Petrol, Motor-Car, Torque at Different Speeds,

— Petrol, Motor-Car, Wolseley Drivino-

— Petrol, Piston Design, 815 lngGear, 632

— Petrol, Two-Cycle, Thermal Efficiency 85(i

— Petrol. See also Motor-Cars Motor-1

_ pi ““'IAer°Planes and Airships awnehM’

P Trials, 234, 240, 272 97n

— Ploughing Smithfield Show, 803 ’ °

Poi table, Smithfield Show, 805

— Steam, Agricultural, with Superheaters, 80G

Engines. Steam, Breakdowns. 338

_Steam. Compound, 690-H-P., Cards’ Drop.

Waives. 892

— Steam. Compound. Experimental. Glasgow

College, 489 ; Trials, 794, 509, *25

— Steam and Gas, Comparison, 739. See

Letter, 778

— Steam, Gas and Oil, Perry’s Treatise, German

Edition, 620

— Steam, Low-Pressure (Lamp Pump), 11

— Steam, Marine, Nominal H -P., 732

— Steam, Marine and Stationary, Effect of

Vacuum, 779, 803. See Lkttkrh, 791, 825

— Steam, Pistons for. 462

— SUam Ploughing (Aveling and Porter), 9

— Steam Pumping, Cape Graving-Dock, 819

— Steam, Steering. S.S. “ Olympic.” 693

— Steam, Stumpf Mid-Cylinder Exhaust, 84, 93

— Suction-Gas (Ruston, Proctor), 16

— Superheated Steam, Semi Port able (Boston,

Proctor), 15

— Superheated Steam, Sheppee Motor-Vehicle,

762. See Erratum, 795

— Superheated Steam, Compound (Ruston,

Proctor), 16

— Superheated Steam, Vertical Tandem Com

pound, 81

— Traction. See Traction Engine; Tractor

— Turbine. See Turbine

Engine-Room Telegraphs for Steamers. 427

Engine Sjieed Regulation and Balancing, Treatise on, 817

Engineering Standards Committee, Standardisation of Indian Ix>romotivcs and Materials, 595,614. See 6< 6,663

Engineers and Architects, 863, 901 Consulting, Association of, 277

— Consulting, and Contractors, 635. 615

— Education. See Technical College and

Education

— as General Managers of Railways, 311

— Institutions of. See Ciril Engineers; Mecha

nical Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Eaval Architects; Iron and Steel Institute ; Physical Society; British Association ; Metals, Institute of; International

— Value of College Training, ill, 599

Engineering Design, Cost in, 56

Economics, 635, 644

— Education. See Technical College

— and Machinery Exhibition, Olvmpia, 341, 351,

386, 427, 459, 497. See 332 '

— Projects, Foreign, 34, 70, 106, 139, 160, 219,

242, 286, 316, 319. 364 . 416.450.484,621,552. 587, 617, 64 4, 681, 720, 762, 768, 813, 8l0, 876. 904

— and Pure Science, 705

— Schemes in Parliament, 773, 803

Work, Census of Production, 1907, 205

— Work, Lump-Sum Contracts, 22. See 733 Engraving and Copying-Machine (Nube), 826 Erie Canal, New York State, 1, 76, 260, 326, 623.

For Details see Illi str at ion Inpex

Erith, C., on Boiler Design, 764. See Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

Erosion of Non-Ferrous Alloys, 459, 813

“ Espana,’’ New Spanish Battleship. 80

Etching, Metallographic, Sulphurous Acid for, 471. Sea Erratum, 512

Evaporation Experiments, Lake Grimnitz, 273 Evaporator. Double Effect, Glasgow and West of Scotland College, 426. 760

Ewen, D., on Shrinkage of Allots during Solidification, 441, 678

Excavating Machines. Sec also Dredgers and Tunnelling

Exhaust-Steam Feed-Water Heater, Smith’s, 462

— Injector, Metcalfe, 859

— Marine Auxiliary, Feed-Water Heating by,

783. See 794, 811. 825

— Turbine. See Turbine

Exhauster, Rotary, I^amplough’s, 386

Exhibitions Branch, Board of Trade, 639

— Brewers’, 576

— Brussels. See Bru axels Exhibition

— Business and Advertising, Olympia, 575

— Engineering, at Olvmpia, 341, 351,386,427,

459, 497. See 832

— Japan - British," Vickers’ Ordnanc», 221 ;

Results, 896 ; Science Section. 167, 206

— Motor-Cars, Olympia. 627, 659, 68.x

— North Sea Fisheries, Yarmouth, 613. 637

— Scientific Apparatus, Physical Society, 866,

888

— Smithfield Show, 803, 839

— Turin International, 742

Expansit Schrodt, Heat Conductivity of, 397 Experimental Research. Reward of, 127, 162 Exploding Gases by Adiabatic Compression, 357.

  • ->^C 4 4) >2

Explorer,” S.S., Harrison Line, Engines. 839 Explosion, Boiler. See Boiler Explosion

— Coal-Dust, Experiments, 43, 801 ; Recording

Apparatus, 865

— Gaseous, Heat Radiation in, 340, 357,381,417,

482, 483

Gaseous, Influence of, Surfaces and Moisture, 452

— Gaseous, Report of B.A. Committee, 357, 381,

417, 482. See 340, 452

— Gaseous, Wave Propagation in, 452. See 357 Gun, U.S. Battleship “Georgia,” 562

Explosives, Smokeless, Dangers of Multiple Perforations, 562

Exports. See Trade

Exposition. See Exhibition

Extensometer, Mirror, for Alloy Shrinkage, 682

Fabry-Perot Interferometer, 132

F aci ng - Mach in e. See M ach inc-Tools

^;or8 °f Safety for Engineering Mated ds, 6€9 factory Inspection in France, 606

Inspectors and Machinery-Guards, 26

u ,, , w Cases. See Legal

H-M.,Scout Cruiser, 441

mmouth, Magnetic Observations." 451

an, ventilating, Gelsenkirchen Mines, 518 bans and Blowers, Treatise on, 81 P^mngt2n’ Vorl8,nouth Water Works at, 495

  • arr,nKdon ” Fermenting Vessel, 577

atigue of Metals. Experiments, 494. See 669

Feed-Pump. See Pumps

Feed-Water Heater, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 763

— Heater, Smith’s Exhaust Steam, 462

— Heaters Using Marine Auxiliary Exhaust, 783.

See 794, 811, 825

— Injector, Metcalfe Exhaust Steam, 859

— Regulator for Boilers, 498

— Removing Oil from, 526

— Softener? See Water-Softener

— Testing, Electric Conductivity Method, 807.

See 888

Fellows’ Gear-Cutting Machine, 213

Fermenting Vessel, “ Farringdon,” 577

Ferranti, S. Z. de, Presidential Address, Institution of Electrical Engineers, 712. See 703, 795

Ferro-Concrete Aqueduct, Erie Canal, 264

— Arch Bridge, Chateau Thierry, 329

— Arches, Considdre Construction, 329

— Beams and Floors, Design, 607

— History, 519

— Inst, of Civil Engineers’ Interim Report, 607

— Mine Supports, 44

— Piles, Simplex, 149, 291, 374

— Piles, Tests, 149

— Reservoirs, Portsmouth, 495

— Use on Manchester Ship Canal, 607

— See also Ligno-Concrete

Ferro Silicon, * Transport and Storage Dangers, 528

•Ferrol, Spanish Naval Yard, 77

Fertilisers, Nitrogen, Possibilities, 703, 712

F6ry, Professor C., on an Auto-Collimating and Focussing Prism and a Simple Form of Spectrograph, 451, 519

F6ry Radiation Pyrometer, 142

Fessenden, Professor, on Utilisation of Solar Radiation, Wind Power and other Intermittent Sources of Energy, 415

Field-Cust Deep-Sea Tide-Recorder, 206, 300

Field-Guns. See Guns

File-Testing, Professor Ripper’s Method; Improved Herbert Machine, 361

Files, Milling, 353, 430

Filters, Mechanical, at Wellingborough, 836

Merrill’s Twin, 563

— for Oil. See Oil-Filter

— Sand and Mechanical, Bacteriological Results,

708. See 888

—• Sand, Portsmouth, 495

— Water, De-Clor Pressure, 888

— See also Water and Seivage

Fire-Box, Marshall’s Corrugated Stayless Roof, 779. See 805

— Jacobs-Shupert Locomotive, Low-Water Test,

675

Fire-Bricks and Clays, Investigations on, 25, 899

Fire, Brussels Exhibition, 275. See 639

Fire-Clay, Thermal Conductivity, 743

Fire-Engine, Merryweather’s Accumulator, 809

Fireman’s Lamp for Collieries, 137

Fireproof Doors, “ Dreadnought,” 461

Fishing-Boats, Oil-Motors for, 613, 637

Fish-Plates, Punching-Press for, 597

Fits, Standard, for Machine Work, 118, 200

Flames, Gas, Action on Metals, 729

— Gas, Radiation from, 357,381,417, 482, 484 See

340

— Gas, Transparency to Heat Radiation, 360, 417,

482. See 340

Flange-Turning Machine for Boiler-Plates, 848

Flash Boiler, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

Flask-Foundry, Mechanical Slip, 536

— Assembling-Machine, 535

Fleetwood Docks, Electric Transporter, 700

Fleming, Professor J. A., Wireless Telegraphic Improvements, 866

Fletcher, Russell; Brass-Melting Furnace, 727

Flett, George, The late, 172, 207

Flexible Coupling, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 5

Flight. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Floating Crane. See Crafie

— Dock. See Dock

Floods, River Seine, Causes, 307

Floors. Ferro-Concrete, Design, 607

Flue-Dust, Blast-Furnace, Briquetting, 481

Flue-Gas Analysis, 93, 889

Fluid Friction, Differential Gauge for Measuring, 144

Fluorspar Prisms, Refractive Index, 729

Fly-Wheel Design, Treatise on, 817

Flying-Machine. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Folding-Machines for Circulars, 575

Forced Lubrication, Thornycroft Oil-Engine, 613

Ford Motor-Car, 660

Foreign Engineering Projects, 34, 70, 106, 139, 160, 218, 242, 286, 316, 349, 364, 416, 450, 484, 521, 552, 587, 617, 644, 684, 720, 752, 768, 813, 840, 876, 904

Forest Denudation, Effects on Climate, 307

Forfeiture Clause ; Contracts, 802

Forging-Hammers. See under Machine-Tools

Forgings, Steel, for Turbine Rotors, 105

— Steel, Beardmore’s, 390

Forsyth, on U.S. Locomotive Terminals, 169, 183

Foster Radiation Pyrometer, 888

Foundations, Auld Brig o’ Ayr, Repairs, 73

— Breakwater, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 593

— Engine, Failures of, 338

— Harland and Wolff’s Shipbuilding Berths, 566

— Mud, for Retaining-Walls, Treatise on, 558

— Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 148, 291, 374

Foundries, Brass, Crucible Furnaces, 559, 654, 725

— Brass, Use of Metallography, 446, 458

— Converters, 296

— Coke for, 107

— Cupola, Portable, for Rail-Jointing, 581

— Flask, Assembling-Machine, 535

— Flask, Mechanical Slip, 536

— Iron Castings, Effect of Sinking Heads, 140

— Iron, Defects in Castings, 639

— Iron, Native Chinese, 761

— Moulding, System and Machines, 533

— Patterns, Machines for Making, 431, 497, 499

— Plant and Machinery, 42, 151, 296, 559, 654, 725, 787. For Details see Illustration Index

— Steel, Furnaces, 151

Fournier Vapour Pressure Thermometers, 497

Frahm’s Experiments, Rolling of Ships, 832

— Vibration Tachometer, 30

Frames, Ship, Gas-Heated Furnace for, 230

France, Factory Inspection, 606

— Labour Exchanges in, 541

“ France,” S.S., Construction, 847

Freezing- Points of Pure Metals, 143,

Freight Traffic on Electric Railways, 227

French Battleship “ Diderot,” Construction, 847 French Experiments on Coal-Dust Explosions, 43

— Field-Guns, Air Running-Up Gear, 405

— Floods, Causes of, 307

— Lorraine, Iron-Ore Deposits, 168

— Mines, Carbon Dioxide in, 44

— Mining Legislation, 404

— Naval Dockyards, 806

— Railway Strike, Causes, 574

— Railways, Labour Conditions, 574

— Shipyard, St. Nazaire, 847

— Steamers, “ France ” and “ Rochambeau,” 847 Friction-Clutch. See Clutch

— Fluid, Differential Gauge for Measuring, 144

— of Gears, 192 ; Machine for Testing, 217

— Hoist, Pickerings’, 461

— Lifters for Drop-Stamps, 330

— of Plates in Air Currents, 337. See 373

— Rolling-Stock Journals, 723

— Screw-Press for Stamping, 500

— Testing-Machine for Roller-Bearings, 500

Fuel, Liquid. See Oil Fuel

— for Domestic Heating, 528

— See also Combustion

Furnace, Air, for Malleable Iron, 789

— Annealing, Malleable Castings, 791

— Blast. See Blast-Furnace

— Boiler, Air-Heater for, 200

— Boiler, Alien’s Fire-Bars and Joggling-Gear,

462

— Boiler, Babcock and Wilcox Chain - Grate

Stoker, 501

— Boiler, Bennis Compressed-Air, Amsterdam,

700

— Boiler, Combustion in, 764, 795, 825, 856, 901

— Boiler, Gregory Combined Coal and Oil, 733

— Boiler, Smoke Production, 742

— Boiler, Tests of Coal, 93

— Boiler, with Underfeed Stokers, 200

— Brass-Melting, 559, 654, 725; Whiting, 560 ;

Carr, 560 ; Piat, 657 ; Green, 658; Morgan, 658; Rockwell, 725 ; Schwartz, 726; Charlier, 726; Badische, 727; Fletcher Russel, 727

— Carbon Tube, Electric, Radiation Experi

ments, 673

— Coke for, 107

— Electric, Steel Refining, 492

— Electric, Steel, Eicher HUtten-Verein, 674

— Forging, Producer-Gas Heated, 47

— Foundry. See Foundry Plant

— Gas-Heated, Ship Frame and Plate, 230, 231

— Linings, Materials for, 25, 899

— Locomotive Boiler, Heat Production in, 289

— Siemens, Combustion in, 580, 641

— Siemens, Theory of, 484

— Siemens, Steel-Melting, 151, 484, 580, 611

— Steel, Gas-Fired, Mason’s, 154

— Steel, Open-Hearth, Use of Iron-Ore Bri

quettes, 481

— Steel, Wellman Tilting, 154

Furness Railway, Locomotive Superheater, 858, 891

Fuses, Electrical, Ageing of, 728

Galvanising Plant, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 231 Galvanometers. See under Electric

Gardner Marine Oil-Engine, 637

Garforth, W. E. ; Coal-Dust Experiments, 43, 801, 865

Garwood’s Sounding Apparatus for Lakes, 207 Gas, Blast-Furnace, for Power, 515. See 494, 557

— Burner, Mansfield Inverted, 579

— Coal, Effects of Sulphur, 528

— for Domestic Heating, 528, 712

— and Electric Lighting, London Streets, 511

— Engineers, German, in England, 507

— Engines. See Engines, Gas

— Explosive, in Mines, Lamp for Estimating 137

— Fired Annealing Furnaces, Malleable Cast

ings, 791

— Fired Brass Furnaces, 726

— Fired Frame and Plate Furnaces, 230, 231

— Fired Steel Furnaces, 151

— Flames, Action on Metals, 729

— Flames, Radiation from, 357, 381, 417, 482,

484. See 340

— Flames, Transparency to Heat Radiation,

360, 417, 482. See 340

— Flue, Analysis of, 93, 889

— in French Mines, 44

— Lighting, Bills in Parliament, 775

— Lighting, History, 507

— Lighting, Locomotive Running-Sheds, 155

— and Oil-Fired Brass-Furnace, 727

— Permeability of Balloon Fabrics to, 337

— Pressures, Small, Differential Gauge for, 144

— Producers. See Producer and Suction

— Pumps and Air-Compressors, Humphrey, 125,

714

— Pump, Humphrey, Ship Propulsion, 718

— Sampling Apparatus, Coal-Dust Explosion

Experiments, 866

— Thermometry, Progress in, 141

— Turbines, Possibilities, 739

Gaseous Explosions, Heat Radiation in, 340, 357, 381, 417, 482, 483

— Explosions, Influence of Surfaces and Mois

ture 452

— Explosions, Wave Propagation in, 452. See

357

Gases, Effect on Brass at High Temperatures, 448 — Electric Discharge in, Cause of Afterglow, 840 — Exploding by Compression, 357. See 452

— Separation by Liquefaction, 837 Gasoline Engines. See Engines, Petrol

\ Gauges, Caliper and Limit (Crown Works), 430

— Cocks, Klinger’s Asbestos-Packed, 499

— Glasses and Protectors, 498, 499

— Measuring, Changes in Length, 673

— Pressure, Crosby Testing-Machine, 498

— Pressure - Recording, Coal - Dust Explosion Experiments, 866

— Pressure, Two Liquid, Differential, 144

Gear, Change-Speed. See Motor-Car Details in Illustration Index

— Cutting Machines, See Machine-Tools

Gear, Differential, for Motor-Cars. See Motor-Car Details in Illustration Index

— Helical (Citroen), 430. See 465

— Helical, for Machine-Tools, 176

— Involute, American Society of Mechanical

Engineers’ Committee on Standards, 216

— Involute, Forms of Teeth, 192, 213, 216, 242

— Involute, Machines for Cutting, 213

— Patterns, Machine for Making (Wadkin), 431

— Reversing. See Reversing-Gear

— Teeth Friction, 192 ; Machine for Testing, 217

— Worm, for Motor-Car Drive, 659, 662, 688, 689 Gearing, Involute, Interchangeable, 192, 216

— Lecoche Magnetic, Marine Propulsion, 442

— Noiseless, 192

Gelsenkirchen Mines, Ventilating Fan, 518 Gemeente Electriciteitswerken, Amsterdam ;

Bennis Stokers and Coal-Conveyor, 700 Generating-Station. See Hydro-Electric, Electric, and Power

Generators, Electric. See Alternators and Dynamos under Electric

— Gas. See Producers, Suction and Gas Geodetic Arc in Africa, Progress, 453 Geography, Japan-British Exhibition, 206 Geological Effects of Ice, 336

— Survey of United Kingdom, 311

Geology, Japan-British Exhibition, 207 Geophysics, Report on Study, 453

“ Georgia,” U.S. Battleship; Gun Explosion, 562 Germain Motor-Car Engine, 15-H.-P., 659 German Asphalt Roads, 325

— Chemical Industry, 768

— Cruiser “Von der Tann,” 27

— Experiments on Coal Combustion, 93

— Experiments, Rolling of Ships, 832

— Field-Guns, Running-Out Gears, 405

— Gas Engineers’ Visit, 507

— Guns, Wear of, 773

— Hydraulic Engineering, 273

— Imports of British Coal, 277

— Inland Navigation, 273

— Insurance against Industrial Accidents, 545

— Insurance against Strikes, 369

— Iron and Steel Industry, 552

— Light Tax, 729

— Lorraine, Iron-Ore Deposits, 168

— Machinery Exports, 598

— Mine - Owners’ Association and School,

Bochum, 704

— Naval Development, 129. See 771

— Navy and the British 13.5-In. Gun, 636

— Peat Deposits, Utilisation, 340

— Pig-Iron Union, 373

— Rolling-Mill Practice, 12

— Shipbuilding Manual, 791

— Shipyards, Labour Troubles, 276,329

-- Strikes and Lock-Outs, Statistics, 370 Gibb, II. M., on Design of Plate Girders, 39 Gilbreth’s System of Bricklaying, 192 Girard Turbine, Glasgow College, 685 Girders, Plate, Design of, 39

— Shearing-Machines for (Pels), 427, 643

— See also Beams; Bridges ; Roofs

Gironde Shipbuilding Works, Bordeaux Dock,302 Glaciers, Geological Effects, 336

Glands, Carbon Packed, for Turbine Shafts, 466

— Labyrinth, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 4 Glaser, Carl, The late, 299

Glasgow School of Architecture, 624

— and South-Western Railway ; Lawsuit, 733

— and West of Scotland Technical College, 424,

487, 624, 685, 757; Engine Trials, 794, 809, 825

Glass Furnace, Siemens, Theory of, 484

— Plates, Plane Parallel, Production of, 132

— Removing Grease from, 673

— Sealing Iron Wires into, 451

— Weathering Properties, 729

Gleason Gear-Cutting Machine, 213 “Gloucester,” H.M. Cruiser ; Steam Trials, 241 “ Gnome” Aeroplane Engine, 120, 130, 411 Golcar Sewage Disposal, 610

Gold-Beaters’ Skin, Permeability of, 337 Gold-Leaf Electrometer, 867 Gold Production, Ural, 136

Goods Traffic on Electric Railways, 227

Goss, W. F. M.; Locomotive Tests, 289

Goudie, W. J.; Chart for Specific Volumes of Steam, 8

Governing Engines, Treatise on, 817 Governor-Gear, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 5 Grab, Excavating, 327. See also Dredgers Grading-Machines, Erie Canal, 326 Grand Trunk Railway Development, 765 Granulation of Blast-Furnace Slag, 311 Graphite, Conversion of Diamonds to, 868

— Dynamo Brushes, 133

— Feeding Lubricator, 499

— Products at Olympia, 499

Grate. See Furnace, Boiler

Gratings, Diffraction. See Diffraction Gratings Graving Dock. See Dock

Gray-Ross Magnetometer, 647

Grease for Ball-Bearings, 373

— Removing from Glass, &c., 673

Great Eastern Railway, Working Results, 271

— Western Railway, Breakdown Crane, 201;

Locomotive Standardisation, 596 ; Running-Sheds, 155 ; Use of Private Wagons, 772 ; Working Agreement with L. and S.W. Railway, 271

Green’s Tilting Brass-Furnaces, 658

Greenwich Observatory, Retirement of Sir

W. H. M. Christie, 472

Gregory Coal-Oil Furnace, 733

Grey’s Rolling-Mill for Steel Beams, 477 Grille Water-Tube Boiler Trials, 25, 275 Grimnitz Lake, Evaporation Experiments, 273 Grinding-Machines. See Machine-Tools

— Mill, Jackson, 828

— Surface, 197

Grbndal Ball and Tube Mills, 383

— Process of Iron-Ore Briquetting, 480. See

470 ; See Erratum, 512

Grouting, Cement, Repairs of Old Brig o’ Ayr, 73

— Cement, for Shaft Sinking, 44

Guarding Machinery, Factory Inspectors’ Requirements, 26

Guards for Machinery, 277

Guest’s Law. See Combined Stress Gun, 4,33-In. Howitzer (Vickers), 222

Gun, 12-In. Breech Mechanism (Vickers), 222

— 12-In. Wire-Wound and Built-Up (Vickers), 222

— 13.5-In., H.M. Cruiser “Lion,” 237

— 75-Mm. Field (Vickers), 221

— Australian Destroyers, 404

— Beardmore’s, at Olympia, 390

— Bending Due to Temperature, 879

— British 13-5-In., German Knowledge of, 636

— Explosion, U.S. Battleship “Georgia,” 562

— Life and Wear of, 773

— Projectiles, Length and Weight of, 22

— Projectiles, Spiral Trajectory, 877

— Running-Out Gears, 405

— Strength of, 324. See 416, 511, 546, 580, 599

— Vibrations of, 879

— Wire-Wound, and Solid, Comparative Stiff

ness, 877

— See also Warships

Gunboats. See Warshxps

Gun-Metal, Causes of Blow-Holes, 446, 458

— Casting, Effects of Phosphorus, 446

— Casting for High Pressures, 852, 870

— Effect of Casting Temperature, 446

— Effect of Heat Treatment, 852

— Metallography in Casting, 446,458

— Spanish Battleships, 80

Gun-Powder, Smokeless, Dangers of Multiple Perforations, 562

Gun-Power of British Battleships, 305, 441

— H.M. Scout, “ Falmouth,” 441

— H.M.S. “Neptune,” 305

Guttmann, Oscar, The late, 207

GWynnes .Centrifugal Pumps, 435

Gyropter, The Davidson, 59. See 697

Gyroscopes for Controlling Aeroplanes, 525. See 505

— Elementary Theory, 61, 98

Gyroscopic Demonstration Apparatus, 452

H.M.S. See Warships

Hack-Sawing Machine. See Machine-Tools

Hague, A. ; Influence of Silicon on Pure Cast Iron, 471, 841

Halifax Sewage Disposal, 543

Hall Friction-Clutch, Mine Haulage Gear, 711

Halley’s Comet, Effect on Atmosphere, 454

Hallwach’s Effect, Fatigue in, 423

Hamburg Shipyards, Labour Troubles, 276, 329

Hamburg Shipyard, Vulcan Co., 147, 230, 290, 374, 525

Hammer-Head Crane. See Crane

Hammers. See Machine-Tools

Hanyang Iron and Steel Works, China, 371. See 491

Harbour Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803

— See also Dock

— See also Simon's Bay Naval Dockyard

Hardening Aluminium-Copper Alloys, 491, 549

— Carbon Steels, 490, 548

Hardness, Manganese Cast-Iron, 585, 587. 471

— Testing-Machine, Ball, 459

— Tests of Alloys, 679, 682

— Tests, Silicon Oast Iron, 844. See 471

Harfield, Lieut.-Col. W. H., The late, 503

Harland and Wolff’s Shipbuilding Berths, 566

Harris, H. Graham, The late, 577. See 595

Harrison Liner “ Explorer,” Engines, 839

Hart, C. T.,The late, 443

Haulage-Gear, Mine, Endless Rope, 710

— Gear, Mine, Main and Tail, 710

— Systems for Mines, 45

Hawes Junction Accident, Midland Railway, 896

Heat Conductivity, Fire-Clay, 743

— Conductivity of Materials, 396, 414, 743

— Convection from Bodies in Fluids, 317

— Insulating Materials for Cold Stores, Tests

396, 414

— Latent, Steam, 672

— Production in Locomotive Boilers, 289

— Radiation. See Radiation

— Transmission in Boilers, Tests, 764. See

Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

— Transmission inJLocomotive Boilers, 255, 289,

347. See 511, 641, 901

— Treatment of Brass, 440, 447

— Treatment, Defective, Non-Ferrous Alloys,

813. See 458

— Treatment, Effect on Gun-Metal, 852

— Treatment, Effect on Magnetic Properties of

Alloys, 647. See 439

— Treatment, Steel, Changes in Physical Pro

perties, 906

— Treatment, Steel, Magnetic Tests,’836. See

907

— Treatment. See also Alloys

Heater, Air, for Boiler-Furnaces (Underfeed Stoker Company), 200

— Feed-Water. See Feed- Water Eeater

Heating Apparatus for Engineering Shops, 267

— Buildings, Glasgow College, 426

— Electrical, and Coal Conservation, 703, 712.

See 795

— and Ventilating Locomotive Sheds, 182 Helical Gears. See Gears

Hematite Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams Hennebique Ferro-Concrete. See Ferro-Concrete Heraeus, Heinrich, The late, 697

Herbert’s Coventry and Edgwick Works, 113;

Milling Cutter Guard, 277 ; Herbert’s File-Testing Machine, Professor Ripper’s Improvements, 361

H6roult Electric Steel Furnaces, 492

Hertzian Wave Telegraphy. See Wireless Telegraphy under Electric

Heusler Alloys, Magnetic Properties, 439, 646

Heysham Electric Railway, Costs, 224, 251

High-Speed Tool Steel. See Tool Steel

Hitchcock, C., on Standardisation of Locomotives in India, 595, 614. See 605, 663

Hobart, H. M., on the Cost of Electrically-Propelled Suburban Trains, 223, 249

Hobbing-Machines, Gear. See Machine-Tools

Hobson, Prof., Presidential Address to Section A, British Association, 421

Hodges’ Turbine Blowers, 16

Hoist, Friction, Pickerings’, 461

Holborn-Strand Tramway Tunnel, London, 675

Holland, Land Reclamation, 869

Holland’s Propeller, Tests, 378

Hollerith Tabulating Machine, 170

Home Office Industrial Exhibit, Brussels Exhibition, 133

Hong Kong University, 607

Honours, King’s Birthday, for Scientists, 25 Hopkinson’s Experiments on Radiation in

Gaseous Explosions, 340, 483. See 357,381, 417

Horner, Joseph ; The Engineering Exhibition at Olympia, 351, 386, 427, 459, 497

— on Foundry Plant and Machinery, 42, 151, 296, 559, 654, 725, 787. For details see Illustration Index

Horse Traction on Roads, Decrease in, 721, 749 Horwich Works, L. and Y. Railway, Steel Furnaces, 154

Hose-Couplings, “ Dayol,” 463

Howell, George, The late, 444

Howitzer, 4.33-In. (Vickers’), 222

— Running-Out Gears for, 405

Huddersfield Sewage Disposal, 543

Hudson, 0. F., on Heat Treatment of Brass, 440, 447

Hudson River and Lake Erie Canal, 1, 76, 260, 326, 523. For details see Illustration Index Hiifner Type Spectrophotometer, 451

Hughes, T. W. R., The late, 611

Humber Motor-Car, 689

Humpage, Thomson, and Hardy ; Gear-Cutting Machine, 213

Humphrey Gas-Pumps and Air-Compressors, 125, 714

— Gas-Pump, Brussels Exhibition, 125. See 714

— Gas-Pump, Ship Propulsion, 718

Hydraulic Air-Compressors, 45

— Capstans, Cape Naval Yard, 885

— Engineering, German, Exhibition, 273

— Experiments, Differential Gauge for, 144

— Filling in Collieries, 13

— Jet Pump, Theory, 369

— Launching Gear, S.S. “Olympic,” 568

— Machine-Tools. See Machine-Tools

— Mains, Stresses in, 324. See 416, 511, 546, 580, 599. See also 669

— Moulding Machines, Bonvillain and Ronce-ray’s, 533

— Pressures, Gun-Metal and Aluminium-Bronze Castings for, 852, 870

— Process, Coal-Dust Prevention, 13

— Pump, Petavel’s High Pressure, 872. See 852

— Telemotor for Steering-Gears, 442, 498

— Triangular Notches, Coefficient of Discharge,

— Valve Blocks, Aluminium-Bronze, Tests, 852.

873 ’

— See also Water

Hydro-Electric Power, Baden State Railways. 742 J ’

— Power Companies, Norwegian, 406

— Power Plant, Porjus Falls, Lapland, 23, 185

— Power Scheme, Tasmania, 709

— Power, Sweden’s Waterfalls, 775, 779 Hydro-Geological Survey, United Kingdom, 311 Hydrogen, Production from Water-Gas, 12 Hydroplane Boat, “Miranda IV.” (Thornycroft).

99, 187. See Letter, 277

— Boats, Possibilities of, 187. See also 99, 277 Hysteresis, Magnetic, Energy Losses in, 317

— Tests of Rubber, 415

Hyetograph, Recording Rain-Gauge, 133

Ice, Geological Effects, 336

Ice-Making Machine, Methyl Chloride, 577

Ice. See also Refrigerating

Illumination. See also Light; Lighting ;

Lamps; Electric

Impact Tensile-Testing Machine, 860

— Testing Machine, Rotary, 459

Inclined Planes in Air-Currents, 837. See

Letters, 373, 510

India, Madras Irrigation, 671

Indian Locomotives,Standard Specificationsand

Tests for Materials, 615

— Locomotives, Standardisation of. 595. 605

614. See 663 ’

— Railways, Development, 514

— Railways, Loading-Gauges, Broad and Metre-

Gauge Lines, 614. See 663

India-Rubber, Effects of Mercury Vapour, 370

— Testing by Mechanical Hysteresis, 415 Indicator, Revolution, for Engines, McNab’s

796 ’

— Speed, Frahm Vibration, 30

Induction Coil, Wilson’s System, 414, 678

— Motors. See Electric

Industrial Accidents, German Insurance, 545

— Concerns, Directors’ Qualifications, 895

— Notes, 27, 48, 99, 137, 173, 211,243, 279 312

344, 376, 394, 445, 476, 513, 531, 663, 612 64o’

676, 696, 745, 777, 808, 837, 861, 900.’ See Paragraph Index

— Progress in China, 372

Industries, British. Census of Production 205

— and Politics, 771 ’

— Value of Amalgamation, 55, 127, 162, 241 Ingots, Steel, Closing of Blow Holes, 509

— Steel, Double Band-Saw for, 736

Injector, Metcalfe Exhaust-Steam, 859

Inland Navigation, Canadian, 523

— Navigation, German, 273

— Navigation. See also Canals, &c.

— Navigation, Terminal Freight Facilities, 26 inspection of Farm Boilers, 311. See 298 Institutions, Technical. See Civil Engineers •

Mechanical Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Naval Architects; Iron and Steel Institute ; Physical Society ; British A sso-ciation, Metals, 1 nstitute of; International Instruction-Cards for Machine Work 171 197 Instruments, Electrical. See under "Electric

— Scientific, Brussels Exhibition, 132

— Scientific, Physical Society’s Exhibition, 866

888 ’

Insulating Materials for Cold Stores, Tests 396 414 * ’

Insulators, Electric, Resistance at High Temperatures, 406

Insurance, Industrial Accidents, Germany 545

— against Strikes in Germany, 369

— of Workmen. See Workmen's Compensation

under Legal

Interchangeability. See Standardisation Interference, Light, Apparatus for, 451

— Prism for Resolving Spectrum Lines, 672 Interferometer, Fabry-Perot, 132

Internal-Combustion Engines. See Engines Petrol, Gas, Oil, &c.; Motor-Cars, Motor-Launches, Tractors; Aeroplanes and Airships

International Congress, Mining and Metallurg) , Dusseldorf, 11, 43

— Exhibitions. See Exhibitions

— Road Congress, Brussels, 205, 239, 308, 3-5

— Town-Planning Conference, 299, 395, 539 Invention. See Patent

Inventions, Commercial Value, 636, 646

— Improvements in, 339

Involute Gearing, Interchangeable, 192, 216 .

— Gearing Standards Committee, American

Society of Mechanical Engineers, 216

— Gears, Forms of Teeth, 192, 213, 216. See

Letter, 242

— Gears, Machines for Cutting, 213

Ionisation, Air, Electric Stress to Produce, 839

— of Atmosphere, 451

Irish Railways Commission, Report, 166

— Railways, State Management of, 166

— Engineering Schemes in Parliament, 803

Iron-Carbon Alloys, Theory of Hardening, 490, 548

Iron, Cast. See Cast Iron

— Castings from Blast-Furnace, 462

— Castings’, Defects in, 639

— Castings, Effect of Sinking Heads, 140

— Castings, Malleable, Annealing Furnaces, 791

— Castings, Malleable, Manufacture of, 787

— Composition of. See Micro-Photographs in

Illustration Index

— Corrosion, Acid Theory, 528

— Foundry. See Foundry

— Industry, German, 552

— Industry, Native Chinese, 761

— Magnetic Tests in Intense Fields, 835

— Ore Briquetting, 470, 480. See Erratum, 512

— Ore Briquettes for Steel Furnaces, 481

— Ore British Supplies, 708

— Ore Concentrating and Briquetting Plant,

Lulea, 418

— Ore Crushing Plant, 383

— Ore Deposits and Briquetting Plant, South

Varanger, Norway, 383

— Ore Deposits, Lorraine, 168

— Ore Deposits, Ural, 136

— Ore, Magnetic Separating Plant, 383

— Ore Nodulising by Heat, 470, 481

— Ore Transport, Lapland, 23, 185

— Oxides, Magnetic, from Aqueous Solutions,

471

— Pig, German Union, 373

— Pig, from Lapland Ore, 418

— Production, Belgium, 732

— Rolling-Mills. See Rolling-Mills

— Sheet. Magnetic Tests, 728

— and Steel Institute, West of Scotland, Presi

dential Address, 610

— and Steel Swedish Markets, 778

— See also Cast Iron and Steel

Iron-Work, Structural. See Bridges; Roofs;

Steel; Ferro-Concrete; Buildings ; Works

— Wires, High Temperature Torsion-Tests, 472

— Works, Hanyang, China, 371. See 491

— Works, Karlsvik, Lulea, 418 Ironclads. See Warships

Iron and Steel Institute:

Buxton Meeting :—

Opening Ceremony, 470

Visits and Excursions, 471, 491, 495

Concluding Proceedings, 495

Reports of Discussions, 470, 490

Briquetting Iron Ores, by C. de Schwarz

470, 480. See Erratum, 512

Manufacture of Rolled H-Beams, by G. E. Moore, 471, 477

Sulphurous Acid as a Metallographic Etching Medium, by S. Hilpert and E. Colver-Glauert, 471. See Erratum, 512

Preparation of Magnetic Oxides of Iron from Aqueous Solution, by S. Hilpert, 471

Influence of Silicon on Pure Cast Iron, by A. Hague and Professor T. Turner, 471 841

Manganese in Cast Iron and the Volume Changes During Cooling, by H. I. Coe

471, 581

Theory of Hardening Carbon Steels, by C. A. Edwards, 490, 548

Hanyang Iron and Steel Works, by G Chamier, 491. See 371

Electric Steel Refining, by D. F. Campbell,

Utilisation of Electric Power in the Iron and Steel Industry, with Special Reference to the Economical Speed Regulation of the Motors, by J. J. E. Schuurman, 491, 515. See Letter, 697

Experiments on Fatigue of Metals, by Professor J. H. Smith, 494. See 669 Irrigation, Madras, Report, 671

“ Ivel ” Agricultural Tractor, 234. See 240, 272

Jackson Grinding-Mill, 828

Jacobs-Shupert Locomotive Fire-Box, Low-Water Test, 675

Jaeger Rotary Blower, 42

“ Jaime I.,” New Spanish Battleship, 80

“Jan Breydel,” Turbine Channel Steamer, 84 Japan-British Exhibition, British Science Sec

tion, 167, 206 ; Vickers’ Ordnance, 221 • Results, 806

Japanese Education Report, 556

— Financial Annual, 276

Jellicoe, Sir J., Controllership of Navy, 864

Jet Propulsion of Ships, 269; Humphrey Gas-Pump for, 718

Jet-Pump, Hydraulic, Theory, 369

Jigs for Machine-Work, 119, 198

Joggling-Gear for Fire-Bars, Allen’s, 462

John’s Punching and Shearing-Machines, 427 643

Johnson, F., on the Effect of Impurities on Arsenical Copper, 455

Johow’s Shipbuilding Manual, 791

Jointing Material for Steam-Pipes, 502 Joists, Steel, Rolling-Mills for, 471, 477

— Shearing-Machines for (Pels), 427, 643 Jones, Lieut. H. J., on Stiffness of Guns, 877

jost High-Speed Drilling-Machines 460

Journals, Ko»ing-SU>ck Des^n.-B

Judel, Dr.-Ing. Max., T ,irJeer3 presidential Junior Institution of Engineers,

Address, Sir J. J. Thomson, /0a

Kaiser Wilhelm Canal, Enlargement, 2.4

— System, Value of, 55, 1-/, 16-, -

KSWSSft?* >"ki"s B““ - Large Castings, 140

Kennedy Pipe-Bending Mach'"e> ”s

Rolling-Mill^^nS(^<rB0^;S’d4\Ve3t of Scot-er ’ land Technical College, 424, 487, 624, 68a, ^57

Kerr’s Sand-Ejector for Locomotives 30

Ketch “ Mohawk ” with Auxiliary Motor, 8-1 King’s Navy. See Warships

Kingsbury? A., on Polishing Metals for Micro-scopic Examination, 108

Kingsway Tramway Tunnel, London, 675

Kiruna - Riksgriinsen Railway Electrification,

185

Kirunavaara Iron-Ore Deposits, Lapland, 185 Klenk Septic Tank, 903 .

Knight Sleeve-Valve Motor-Car Engines, 68^

Krlimer Speed-Regulation System for Three-Phase Motors, 518. See 491, 697

« Kromhout ” Marine Oil-Engines, 637

Krupp Guns, Wear of, 773

Laboratories and Departments, Glasgow and West of Scotland College; Physical, 42i>, 688 ; Chemical, 426, 758, 759, 7G<>; Mechanical Engineering, 488 ; Civil Engineering, 624 ; Architectural, 624 ; Hydraulic, 626, 685 ; Naval Architecture, 685 ; Mining and Geology, 685; Mathematics, 6s*; Electrical, 757; Metallurgy, 760; Textile, 760

— Works, Utility of, 705

— See also National Physical Laboratory and

Reichsanstalt

Labour Affairs. See also Industrial Notes

— Agreements, Shipbuilding Trade, 367, 401, 831

— Attitude towards Machinery, 635, 645

— Belgian Collieries, Statistics, 732

— and Capital, Co-operation, 19

— and Capital, Cost of Machine Work, 175

— Conditions in China, 372

— Cost of Coal Production, 95

— Disputes, Compulsory Arbitration, 506

— Dispute, Cotton Operatives, 401

— Dispute, South Wales Coal-Miners, 401

— Disunion, 367, 401. See 831

— Duty to the Slate, 165

— Exchanges, French, 541

— Exchanges and Trade Unions, 438

— on French Railways, 574

— in Germany, Insurance against Strikes, 369

— in Germany, Statistics of Disputes, 370

— Inspection, France, 60G

— Insurance in Germany, 545

— International Meeting of Employers, 868

— Legislation. See also Workmen’s Compensa

tion under Ley al; Industrial Notes ; Trade

— in Mines, French Legislation, 404

— Position in Industry, 65, 127, 162, 208, 241

— and the Railway Companies, 165. See 272

— Representation in Parliament, 437

— Troubles, German Shipyards, 276, 329

Labyrinth-Packing Glands, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 4

— Steam-Leakage, 69,136, 373

Lackawanna Sheet-Steel Piling, Erie Canal, 328 Lagging Small Steam-Pipes, Futility of, 414 Lake Steamers, U.S., Lloyd’s Classification, 546 Lamp’s Theory of.Thick Cylinders, Experimental Proof, 416

Lamp, Mercury Vapour, Westinghouse, 343 : Brush, 536

— Metallic Filament, Tests, 729

— Miners’ Safety, for Gas Estimation, 137

— Pump, Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 11

— See also Electric

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Electric Transporter Fleetwood Docks, 700; Steel Furnaces at Horwich, 154

Lanchester Accelerometer, 670

Lanchester, F. W., on Utility of Motor-Cars, 540

— Theory of Flight, 37

Land Reclamation, Holland, 869

Langford, Explosion of Traction-Engine Boiler,

Lapland, Hydro-Electric Power-Plant, 93 185

— Ore, Pig Iron from, 418

— Railway Electrification, 23, 185

— Transport of Iron Ore, 23, 185

Larar<J, ,G\ f., on the Behaviour of Ductile Material under Torsional Strain, 32 • on 5^64RlA663al Propeller8> 319’ See Lexers, Latent Heat, Steam, 672 Lathes. See Machine-Tools

Launch, Motor. See Motor Launch; Motor-JljOCLu

Launching Gear for Double-Banked Ships’ Boats Wehn Quadrant, 14 ’

— Gear for Ships’ Boats (Allen and Simmonds,

— Gear, S.S. “ Olympic,” 568

Ways, Vulcan Shipyard Hamburg 291 • r iP^n,h9efc ShlP5’ard, France, 847 ’

Laval Coking Process for Peat, 136

— St®a“^rbine, Design of Disc and Shaft, 66,

— Turbines and Electric Generators, Ore Bri-

quetting Plant, 384; Tests. 386

Lead-Antimony Alloys. See Alloys Lead Mining, Scotland, 638

— Pipes, Amalgaline Joints, 886

T“ E,““«

Leaseholds, Points of Law, 864

Lecoche Gearing, Marine Propulsion, 442

Leeds, Atmosphere of, 529

Sewage Disposal Scheme, 133

Lriral:

Arbitration, Compulsory, in Trade Disputes, 5U6

Bovd and Forrest r. Glasgow and South-Western Railway. 733

Conciliation Acte, Australia and New Zea-land, 506

Contracts, Forfeiture Clause, 802

— Lump-Sum, 22. Sec 733

— Sale of Goods. 402, 740

Crovdon Borough Council, Telephone Wirinr

Case, 332 , 5

Employees. See also YTorihneft

Engineering, tew Relating to. 120

Foundation Bore-Holes, 733

Iron founders' Friend h Society r. Ingall, 77; leaseholds, Pointe of Law, 8G4

levies. Parliamentary. Injunctions Against 28, 100. See 437, 717

Logan r. Chatham Government I labourers’ I nion, 900

Mining Legislation in France, 404

Motor Omnibuses, Sale and Purchase, 302 Negligence, Law of, 575

Osl»omc Case, Payment of labour Members of Parliament, 437. See 28, 100,717

Osborne and the Society of Railway Servants,

Patent Law, Recent Case*, 97

Patent Specifications, Wording of, 438

Patented Inventions, Improvement* in, 339 Patents, Thornton. Treatise on, bl

Railway Wagons, Privately OW’ned, 772

Restraint of Trade, Plea by Unregistered Unions, 28, 717

Restrictive Covenants. 165

Sale of Goods, < 'ontracts relating to, 402, 740 Selden Automobile Patent (U.S.), 311

Servants, Wrongful 1 dismissal, and Restrictive Covenant*, 165

Spillers and Bakers r. G. W. Railway, 772

Tender, Deposit on Making a, 485

Tenders for Municipal Work, 95

Unlawful Assembly (Ironworkers') Case, 213 Workmen's Compensation Cases, 31, 71, 97

127, 268, 318. 341. 519, Cll, G42, 719, 753, 779, 8*»7. 83b, 904

Legislation. Bee Industrial Sole* ; Legal Legros, L A., on Road Ixx?omotion, 724, 747 Lena River, Shallow-Draught* Tug-Boat, 731 Letter, .lames Watt, Presentation to American

Society of Mechanical Engineers, 169

Letters to the Editor, 26, 61, 98, 127, 162, 208 241, 277, 299, 329, 373, 395, 510,546, 580, 598*. €41. 663, 697. 732, 778, 794, 824 , 856, 901. See Letters 1m>kx

Level, Zeiss, 889

Lewis, W., on Interchangeable Involute Gearing 192, 216

Lidgerwood Cableway. Excavating, 327

Lievin Experiments on Coal-Dust Explosions, 43 Lift of Inclined Planes in Air Currents, 837. See

Letters, 373, 510

Lift, Service, Pickerings’, 462

Lifts. See also Hoist* and Elcvatort

Lifters, Friction, for Stamps (Massey), 330 Lifting-Bridges. See Bridget

Light, Apparatus for Circular Polarisation, 451

— Apparatus for Interference Bands, 451

Ousped Waves, and Theory of Rainbow, 744

— Diffraction. See Diffraction

— Interference Prism, 672

— Polarised, for Determination of Stress, 412 Pressure, Cosmical Applications, 453 Reflection by Metals, Temperature Effect, 729 Refractive Index, Quartz and Fluorspar, 729 Tax, German, 729

Light Railways, Belgium, 725

Lighthouse, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 595 Lighting. Electric. See Electric and Lamp

— Gas and Electric, Bills in Parliament, 774, 893

— Gas and Electric, London Streets, 511

— Gas, History, 507

— Gas, Locomotive Running-Shed, 155, 180

— Gas, Mansfield Inverted Incandescent Burner,

579

Lignite, Producer-Gas from, 898

Ligno-Concrete, Teste, 820

Lime in Briquetting Iron Ore, 481. See 470

— Chloride of, Action on Metals, 512

— in Portland Cement, 98

Limit-Gauges, Windley’s (Crown Works), 430 Limited Co.'s, Directors’ Qualifications, 895 Limits for Machine Work, 118, 200

Linthwaite and Golcar Sewage Disposal, G10 ‘ Lion,’’ H.M. Cruiser, Design, 237

Liquefaction of Gases, Separation of Consti tuents, 837

Liquid Air, Magnetic Properties of Alloys in, 647. See 439

— Fuel. See Oil EucI

Lissajous Curves and Hysteresis Loops, 317

Literature, 81, 11), 259, 557, 6)9, 653, 791,816, 869. See Literati re Inpex,

Livenxiol Overhead Railway, 281, 349, 573

— Show, Royal Agricultural Society. 9

"" a,,d ^°«th)»ort Electric Railway, Costs, 203, 229.251, 281,349, 573

Lloyd s Register of Shipping, Rejxjrt, 646

Returns, British and Foreign! Shipping, 274 Returns, Shipbuilding Trade, 60, 508 Returns of Shipwrecks, 442

— Tests, Shipbuilding Material, 546

Loading Gauge, Brazilian Metre Gauge Railways, 663

— Gauges, Indian Railways, Broad and Metre

Gauge Lines, 614

TL21>"1,t? ^^nisher, Erie Canal, 328 uthorities. See Municipal and London

County Council

C cLT-.T'1 lk,artl and Ri'er Pollution, 68, vOo, i (Jfj

Lock, Erie Canal, 261

Ix)cks on German Canals, 274 xx’k-out, German Shipyards, 276. 3‘>9

— German, Statistics, 870

Shipbuilding Trade, 367, 461, 831 r2^!no,l.,on’Hoa<l, Development*, 724. 747 U in°9sa Bo,,crFu«»ace8, Heat Production

— Rrll<vSi’ Locomotive

reakdowns, Record of, 158

Locomotive, Characteristic Energy Diagrams, 255,289, 347. See 511, 641, 901

-■ Coal Consumption, 314

— Coaling Elevator, South-Eastern Railway, 155

— Coaling Stations, American, 170, 180, 182

— Compound Eight - Coupled Goods, P.L.M.

Railway, 796

— Compressed Air, for Mines, 45

— Cylinders, Vanadium Cast-Iron, 17, 519

— Design of Bearings, 723

— Draw-Bar Pull, 258

— Electric, American Data, 226, 246

— Electric, Lapland Railway, 185

— Examination, Midland Railway, 159. See 171

— Handling, Canadian Railways, 171, 179

— Indian, Standard Specifications and Tests for

Materials, 615

— Influence of Boiler Pressure on Economy, 259

— Kerr’s Sand-Ejector for, 30

— Mallet Compound, for Natal, 48

— Metcalfe’s Exhaust-Steam Injector, 859

— Pooling, or Assigned Crews for, 179, 183, 184.

See 169

— Repairs, 158, 170, 171, 179

— Road. See Traction Engine, Tractor, and

Mot or-Wag on

— Running-Sheds, American, 1C9, 179, 181,183

— Running-Sheds, East Altoona, P.R.R., 183

— Running-Sheds, English Practice, 155, 169

— Running-Shed Pits, 170, 172

— Shearlegs for Lifting, 155

— Single-Phase Electric, Loetschberg Railway,

611

— Slide-Valves, Drop Tests, 852

— Standardisation of, 605 ; India, 595, 614, 663 ;

Great Western Railway, 596

— Steam and Electric, Comparisons, 203, 285,

314, 316

— Steam, Power, Speed, and Acceleration, 347

— Superheaters, “ Phcenix,” 858, 891

— Tests, Analyses of Results, 255, 289. See 347,

511, 641, 901

— Turbo-Electric, Reid-Ramsay, 54

— Turntables, 170, 171,180

— Type Boilers. See Boilers, Locomotive Type

— Wheels and Axles, Rapid Turning, 195

— Wheels, Drop-Pits for, 170, 171

Loetschberg Railway, Electric Locomotive, 611

Loewe, Isidor, The late, 341

London and Birmingham Railway, Statistics, 346

— Brighton, and South Coast Railway, Single

Phase Electric Traction, 407 ; Costs, 227, 251, 281. See 204, 271, 348

— County Council Tramway Subway Holborn-

Strand, 675

— Edinburgh Railway Service, 347, 356

— Electric Supply Corporation, Ltd. ; Strainer

for Circulating Water, Deptford Station, 677

— Motor Vehicles, Statistics, r/48. See 724

— New Bridge over Thames, 775, 863

— and North-Western Railway, Statistics, 271,

346 ; Steel Furnaces at Crewe, 151 ; Annealing Furnaces, 791; Willesden Accident, 794

— Post-Office, Electric-Power Plant, 709

— Road Maintenance, Costs, 749

— and South-Western Railway, Locomotive

Running-Sheds, 155

— and South-Western and Great Western Rail

ways, Working Agreement, 271

— Street Improvements, 675, 863, 901

— Street Lighting, Gas and Electric, 511

— Tramways, Statistics, 749

— Tube Railways, 203, 223, 250, 272, 281, 349

•— Underground Railways, Schemes in Parliament, 774

Longridge, M., Report on Machinery Failures, 338

Longuemare Carburettor, 691

Lorraine Iron-Ore Deposits, 168

Lorries. See Motor- Wagons and Tractors

Lowthian, G., on the Water Supplies (Protection)

Bill, 310

Lubecker Excavating Machine, Erie Canal, 327

Lubricant for Ball-Bearings, 373

Lubrication, Forced, Thornycroft Oil-Engine, 613

— Motor-Car Engines, 659, 688

— Rolling-Stock Journals, 723

— Spray, “ Britannia” Oil-Engine, 500

Lubricator for Feeding Graphite, 499

— Mechanical, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

— Mechanical, at Olympia, 499

Luffing Gear for Cranes, Mitchell-Williams, 766

Lulea, Sweden, Karlsvik Iron Works, 418

MacLachlan, D. R., Impact Tensile Testing-Machine, 860

Macadam and Tar-Macadam Roads, 91, 206, 239, 308, 325. See 740

Machine Design, Cost in, 56

— Moulding, Bonvillain and Ronceray’s System,

533

— Shops. See Works

Machine-Tools:

Automatic Machines, Herbert’s Works, 114

— Turning-Machine (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 119 Axle-Lathe for High-Speed Steel, 177, 195 Band-Saw, Double, for Steel Ingots (Noble

and Lund, Ltd.), 736

— Wood (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 463

— Wood (W. B. Haigh and Co., Ltd.), 463

— Wood (Panhard and Levassor), 751

Billet Shears (Davy Bros , Ltd.), 529

Boiler-Scaler, Electrically-Driven, 798

Bolt-Screwing Machines (Kendall and Gent, Ltd.), 51

Boring and Turning Machine, Vertical (Ernst Schiess), 598

Cam-Cutting Machines (C. Nube), 828

Cam-Milling, Herbert’s Works, 119

Capstan Lathes, 5|-In. and 4-In. (H. W. Ward and Co., Ltd.), 389,390

— Lathe, Automatic Screw-Cutting (Clark’s Machine-Tool Co. (1907), Ltd.), 793

Commutator Segment Machine (Garbe, Lah-meyerand Co.), 665

Cutting-Oft' Machines for Bars (J. Butler and Co.), 538

Disc-Grinding Machine (Herbert), 464

Drills, High-Speed Steel, 174, 177, 178, 190, 197

Machine Tools—continued.

Di ills, Sensitive Radial Foot-Driven (Drummond Brothers, Ltd.), 353

— Sensitive Radial (Herbert), 464

— Sensitive (H. W. Ward and Co., Ltd.), 389

— Sensitive Three Spindle (Herbert), 463

— Sensitive (Jones, Pollard, and Shipman, Ltd.), 434

Drilling-Machine, Duplex Horizontal (Joshua Buckton), 888

— High-Speed (Jost and Co.), 460

— Tests, with High-Speed Steel, 197, 434

Drop Stamps and Friction Lifters (B. and S. Massey), 330

Electric Driving, 20

Engraving and Copying-Machine (C. Nube),

File-Testing Machine, Herbert’s ; Professor Ripper’s Improvements, 361

Gear-Cutting with High-Speed Steel, 197, 199

Gear-Cutting Machines, 213

Gear Patterns, Machine for Cutting (Wadkin and Co.), 431

Gear-Planing Machines, Reinecker (Pfeil and Co.), 391. See 213

— Machine, Sunderland (J. Parkinson and Son), 35?. See Erratum, 391

Grinder, Disc (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 464

— .Vertical Surface (Pratt and Whitney), 197

Grinding, Finishing Machine-Work by, 197, 200 *-

Grinding-Machine for Drills (Jones, Pollard, and Shipman, Ltd.), 434

— for Drills, Schmaltz (Burton, Griffiths and Co.), 393

— for Tools (Lumsden Machine Co., Ltd.), 392

— Universal, Foot-Driven (Drummond Bros., Ltd.), 353

Hack-Sawing Machines (C. Wicksteed and Co.), 353

— Machines, Double (Perkin and Co., Ltd.). 430

Hammers, Drop, and Friction-Lifters (B. and S. Massey), 330

— Steam and Pneumatic (B. and S. Massey), 330

Herbert’s Works and Tools, 114, 361, 463, 464 High-Speed Steel, Machines for, 173, 188,195, 197. See Letters, 241

Hobbing-Machines for Gears, 213

Hydraulic Press, Pistonless, 747

Instruction Cards for Machine-Work, 171, 197

Jigs for Machine-Work, 119,198

Lathes, 3;|-in. and 4|-in. Screw-Cutting, Foot-Power (Britannia Co.), 278. See 500

Lathe, 7|-in. High-Speed (J. Parkinson and Son), 352

— 8-in. Hexagon Turret (Clark’s Machine-Tool Co. (1907), Ltd.), 792

— 8£ in. All-Geared (J. Parkinson and Son), 351

— 9-in. (Drummond Bros., Ltd.), 353

— Automatic (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 119

— Automatic Capstan, Screw - Cutting (Clark’s Machine-Tool Co. (1907), Ltd.),

' 793

— for High-Speed Steel, 176, 195. See Letters, 241

— for High-Speed Steel, Power Required,

175, 176

— and Milling-Machine Combined, Drummond-Barreto, 332

— with Multiple Stops (Lodge and Shipley), 196

— Semi-All-Geared (Colchester Lathe Company), 352

— Vertical Turret (Bullard), 196

— Wheel, Outputs, 195

— Work, Labour and Capital Cost,. 175

Lathe-Tool Testing, Professor Ripper’s Speed Increment Method, 356. See Erratum, 416

Machine-Work, Labour and Capital Cost, 175

— Limits and Tolerances, 118, 200

— Rapid Production, 195

— System of Checking, Herbert’s Works, 115

Magnetic Clamp (Crown Works), 430

Manufacturing Methods, 198

Milling-Cutters, Air-Blast for Cooling, 199

— Herbert’s Guard for, 277

— High-Speed Steek.197,198, 199

— Inserted Teeth, Barker’s, 575

Milling-Machine, 42-In. (Bement-Miles), 197

— All-Geared (Cunliffe and Croom, Ltd.), 460

— All-Geared (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 120

— All-Geared (J. Parkinson and Son), 391

— All-Geared (H. W. Ward and Co., Ltd.), 386

— for Cams (C. Nube), 828

— Duplex'Horizontal (Joshua Buckton), 838

— for High-Speed Steel, 179. See 197, 198, 199

— and Lathe, Combined, Drummond-Barreto, 332

— Planer Type (Kendall and Gent), 331

— Results with High-Speed Steel, 197, 198, 199

— Vertical and Horizontal(Burton, Griffiths, and Co.), 393

Mortising-Machine, Chain, 291

— Chain and Hollow Chisel (T. Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 431; (W. B. Haigh and Co., Ltd.), 463

Notching-Machine for Joists (Pels), 430, 643

Pattern-Making Machine (R. S. Allan and Co.), 499

— Machine (Pattern-Making Machine Co.), 497

— Machine (Wadkin and Co.), 431

Pipe-Bending Machine, Kennedy, 498

Planing-Machines, Double Cutting Tools for, 188

— for High-Speed Steel, 179. See 188

— Open-Side (Ernst Schiess), 891

— Portable, for Valve-Seats (Perkin and Co , Ltd.), 430

— Tuibine Casings, 848

Machine To a Is—continued.

Planing-Machines, Vertical and Horizontal (Ernst Schiess), 891

— Wood (W. B. Haigh and Co., Ltd.), 463

— Wood (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 463

— Wood (Panhard and Levassor), 751

— Wood, Horizontal Disc (Fleck), 290

Press, Friction Screw (A. Reiner and Co.), 500

Profiling-Machine (J. Parkinson and Son), 351. See Erratum, 394

Punching Machine, Triple (Pels), 643

— Press for Fish-Plates (Ernst Schiess), 597

— and Shearing Machines (Pels), 427, 613

— and Shearing Machine, Steel Plate Frame (Schenck and Liebe-Harkort), 500

Rail-Drilling Machine, Portable (Perkin and Co., Ltd.), 430

Roller-Steady Box-Turning Tool, Herbert’s, 119.

Saw-Bench, Two-Spindle (T. Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 431

Saw, Cold Iron (Pfeil and Co.), 391

— Horizontal Band for Wood (Kirchner), 290

Sawing-Machines for Girders (C. Wicksteed and Co.), 353

Screws, Micrometer, Method of Cutting, 140 Shearing-Machine for Hot Steel Billets (Davy

Bros., Ltd.), 529

— for Plates and Bars (Pels), 427, 643

— for Steel Billets (Pels), 643

Slotting-Machines, 6-In. and 3-In. Stroke (Clark’s Machine-Tool Co. (1907), Ltd.), 791

— (J. Butler & Co.), 538

— Circular Attachment for (Clark’s Machine-Tool Co. (1907), Ltd.), 791

— for High-Speed Steel, 178

— Oscillating Cutter Type (Smith Slotting Machine Co., Ltd.), 460

— Portable, Hand (Alexander Engineering Co.), 463

Straightening and Polishing Machine for Bars A. Reiner & Co.), 500

Surfacing Machine, Wood (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 463

Table, Wolfensberger’s Universal, 390

Tapping - Machine, Duplex Horizontal (Joshua Buckton), 838

Tools, High-Speed Steel, Cutting Angles, Speeds, and Feeds, 174, 189, 197. See Letters, 241

— Special, for Machines. See Herbert's IF orks

Turning-Machine for Flanged Boiler Plates, 848

Turret-Lathes for High-Speed Sjeel (Costs), 177

Universal Machine, Drummond-Barreto, 332

Valve - Seat Planing - Machine, Portable (Perkin and Co., Ltd.), 430

Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 150, 231, 374, 375, 376

Wheel-Lathes, Outputs, 195

Wood-Trimmer, “Disco” (W. B. Haigh and Co., Ltd.), 463

Wood-Working Machine for Pattern-Makers. See Pattern-Making Machines

— Machinery at Olympia, 431, 434, 463, 497, 499

— Machinery, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 233, 290 ; Penhoet Shipyard, France, 848 Machine Work. See Machine-Tools Machinery Breakdowns, 338

— German Exports, 598

— Guarding, Factory Inspectors’ Requirements,

26 ; Propelling. See Engines, Marine; Engines, Gas, Oil, Petrol, <(-c.

— and Unemployment, 635, 645

McCance, A., on the Constitution of Troostite, 853, 905

McNab’s Marine Engine Revolution-Indicator, 796

Madras Irrigation, Report, 671

Magnetic Clamp (Crown Works), 430

— Clutch for Blowing-Engine, 100

— Compasses, Brussels Exhibition, 133

— Field, Action on Cathode Rays, 673

— Gearing, Lecoche, Marine Propulsion, 442

— Hysteresis, Energy Losses, 317

— Iron Oxides from Aqueous Solutions, 471

— Observations, Falmouth, 454

— Properties, Alloys of Copper, Manganese, &2.,

439, 646. See also Alloys

— Properties of Steel, Changes on Tempering,

907. See 835

— Separating Plant for Iron Ore, 383

— Storms, Propagation of, 454, 744

— Tests, Constitution of Steel, 835. See 907

— Tests of Iron in Intense Fields, 835

— Tests, Reichsanstalt, 728

Magnetism. See also Electric and Physical Society

Magneto, Bosch Double Ignition, 692

— Mea, Motor-Car Ignition, 692

Magnetometer, Gray-Ross, 617

Magnets, Electro, Laws of, 413

Main and Tail Haulage Gear for Mining, 710

Malleable Castings, Annealing Furnaces for, 791

— Castings, Manufacture of, 787

— Iron, Air-Furnace for, 789

Mallet Compound Locomotive for Natal, 48

Management of Industrial Concerns, 895

Manchester Ship Canal, Use of Ferro-Concrete, 607

Manganese in Cast Iron, Effects of, 471, 581

— Cast Iron, Hardness, 585, 587. See 471

— Effect on Silicon Cast Iron, 844. See 471

— Steel, Physical Properties, 528

— See also Alloys and Ferro-Manganese

Mann Agricultural Motor, 234. See 240, 272

Manoeuvring Valves, S.S. “Olympic,” 571, 621;

S.S. “Jan Breydel,” 85

Manometers, Recording, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments, 166

Mansfield Inverted Incandescent Gas-Burner, 579

Manufacture, Factors of Success in, 55. See Letters, 127, 162, 208, 241

— British, Census of Production, 1907, 205

Manufacturersand Engineers, 635, 645

Manufacturing Companies, Directors’ Qualifications, 895

Maps, Gravity Self-Raising Rollers, 547. See 415

Marconi. See Wireless under Electric

Marine Auxiliary Machinery, Economical Working, 779, 809. See Letters, 794, 825

— Engineering. See also Engines, Marine;

Naval Architects; Propellers, Screw; Turbines; Warships

— Engineers, Olympia Meeting, 442

— Propulsion, Humphrey Gas-Pump, 718

— Propulsion, Internal-Combustion Engines for, ^.516. See 305, 329, 511, 598

--^PFopulsion, Lecoche Magnetic Gearing, 442

— Propulsion, Progress of Parsons Turbines, 603

— Propulsion. See also Engines, Marine, Gas,

and Oil

Marshall’s Corrugated Stayless Fire-Box Roof, 779. See 805

Martensite in Steel, Nature of, 853, 908

Martin, E. P., The late, 472. See 470, 595

Masonry, Durability of, 273

Masonry Pillars, Increase in Height, 672

Mason’s Gas-Fired Steel Furnace, 154 ; Annealing Oven, 791

Master*’ and Servants’ Cases. See Legal

Materials of Construction, Working Stresses in, 669

— for Indian Locomotives, Standard Specifica

tions and Tests, 615

— for Motor-Cars, Special Steels, 26

— Strength of, German Treatise, 651

Mathematical Equations, Electrical Apparatus for Solving, 168

— Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 132

Mathematics and Aeroplane Design, 410. See 338

— Elementary, Teaching of, 421

— Pure, Objects and Value of, 421

Matheson, Donald A., Appointment as General Manager, Caledonian Railway, 311

Maudslay Motor-Car, Colonial Type, 689

Mea Magneto, Motor-Car Ignition, 692

Measures, Steel, Changes in Length, 673

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of:

Joint Meeting with American Society of Mechanical Engineers at Birmingham and London:

Preliminary Announcement, 26

Reports, 169, 188, 193, 223

Opening Ceremony, 169

Presentation of James Watt Letter, 169

English Running-Shed Practice, by Cecil W. Paget, 155,169

High-Speed Tools and Machines to Fit them, by H. I. Brackenbury, 173, 188. See Letters, 24 1

Handling Engines, by H. H. Vaughan, 169, 179

Handling Locomotives at Terminals, by Frederic M. Whyte, 169, 181

Engine-House Practice, by F. H. Clark, 169 179

American Locomotive Terminals, by William Forsyth, 169, 183

Rapid Production in Machine Work, by John Calder, 188, 195

Development of High-Speed Drilling-Machines, by L. P. Alford, 188, 197

Data on Manufacturing Methods with Machine-Tools, by L. D. Burlingame, 188, 198

Tooth-Gearing, by J. D. Steven, 192, 213. See Letter., 242

Interchangeable Involute Gearing, by Wilfred Lewis, 192, 216

Electrification of Railways: an Imperative Need for the Selection of a System for Universal Use, by George Westinghouse, 223, 244. See also 203, 573

Cost of Electrically - Propelled Suburban Trains, by H. M. Hobart, 223, 249. See also 203, 407

Electrification of Suburban Railways, by F. W. Carter, 223, 281. See also 203, 407, 573

Economics of Railway Electrification, by William Bancroft Potter, 223, 281. See also 203, 573

Electrification of Trunk Lines, by L. R. Pomeroy, 223, 314. See also 573

Excursions, 172, 193; Herbert’s Works, 113;

Humphrey Pump, Dudley Port, 125

Banquet to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 193

London Meetings, Winter Session :

Standardisation of Locomotives in India> 1910, by C. Hitchcock, 595, 614. See 605, 663

Development of Road Locomotion in Recent Years, by L. A. Legros, 724, 747

Production of Castings to Withstand High Pressures, by Professor H. C. H. Carpenter and C. A. Edwards, 852, 870

Constitution of Troostite and the Tempering of Steel, by A. McCance, 853, 905

Mechanical Engineers, American Society of, Committee on Involute Gearing, 216. See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

— Stoker. See Furnace, Boiler

Medina Aqueduct, Ferro-Concrete Arch, Erie Canal, 264

Meik, P. W., The late, 96. See Addendum, 127 Meissner Process of Coal-Dust Prevention, 13 Meker Gas-Burner, Radiation from, 417, 482.

See 381

Meld rum, James, The late, 858, 891

Melms-Pfenninger Turbine, Design of Rotor, 70

Melting Points of Pure Metals, 143

Mercury, Rotating, for Telescope Mirrors, 507

— Spectrum of, 451

— Vapour, Effects on Rubber, 370

— Vapour Lamp, Westinghouse, 343 ; Brush, 536

Meridian Measurement in Africa, 453

Merrill’s Strainer for Pumps, 563

Metallic Piston-Rod Packing, Combination, 499

— Filament Lamps, Tests, 729

Metallography in the Brass Foundry, 446, 458

— Polishing Metals for, 108

— See also Micro-Photographs in Illustration

Index

— Sulphurous Acid for Etching, 47L See Erra

tum, 512

Metallurgy, International Congress, Dusseldorf,

— See also Iron and Steal Institute, Metals,

Institute of; A Hoys

— Spectrograph for, 451, 519

— Use of Electricity in, 712

Metals, Action of Gas Flames on, 729

— Black Stains for, 730

— Emissivity of, 729

— Experiments on Fatigue, 494. bee boy

Metals* Institute of:

Glasgow Meeting:

Reports of Discussions, 4S9, 455

Incorporation of the Institute, 455

Metallography as an Aid to the Brass-Founder, by H. S. Primrose, 446, 458

Heat Treatment of Brass, Experiments on 70 : 30 Alloy, by G. D. Bengough and 0. F. Hudson, 440, 447

Magnetic Alloys formed from Non-Magnetic Materials, by A. D. Ross, 439, 646

Shrinkage of the Antimony-Lead Alloys, and of the Aluminium-Zinc Alloys During and After Solidification, by D. Ewen and Professor T. Turner, 441, 678

Some Common Defects Occurring in Alloys, by C. H. Desch. 458, 812 . .

Effect of Silver, Bismuth, and Aluminium I upon the Mechanical Properties of “Tough Pitch” Copper containing Arsenic, by F. Johnson, 455

Corrosion Committee, Preliminary Report of, 598 I

Metals, Non-Ferrous, Common Defects, 458, 812 _Non-Ferrous, Corrosion and Erosion, 459, 813

— Non-Ferrous, Molecular Changes, 459, 813

— Polishing, for the Microscope, 108

Price Diagrams, 62, 210, 342, 512, 642, 778,902

— Pure, Melting Points, 143^

— Removing Grease from, 673

— Spectra of, 520

— Volume Elasticity, Influence of Temperature,

— See also Iron; Steel; Tin; Copper; Alu-\

minium; Alloys; Brass

Metcalfe Exhaust-Steam Injector, 859

Meteorological Exhibits, Japan-British Exhibition, 167

— Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 132

— Papers at British Association, 453, 454, 455

Meteorological Society, Royal:

Investigation of the Upper Atmosphere, 697, 869 .

Meteorological Significance of Small Wind and Pressure Variations, by Captain C. IL Ley, 869

Balloon Investigation of Air-Currents at Blackpool, Report, 869

Meteorology, Report on Study of, 453

Meters, Electricity, Tests, 728

— Steam Recording, 438

— Water. See Water-Meter

Methane in Mines, Lamp for Estimating, 137 Methyl Chloride Refrigerating-Machine, 577 Metre-Gauge Railways, India, Standard Locomotives, 595, 614. See 605, 663

Metric System, Advantages of, 616

Metropolitan. See also London

— Water Board ; Chingford Reservoir, 168

Michel Thrust-Bearing, 435

Michelson Echelon Grating, 132

Micro-Balance, Steel and Grant’s, 423 Micro-Structure of Metals. See Micro-Photographs in Illustration Index

Micrometer Screws, Method of Cutting, 140

Microscopes, Condenser for, 889

— Electric Lamps for, 867, 889

— Polishing Metals for the, 108

— Use in Brass Foundry, 446, 458

Midland Railway, Hawes Junction Accident, 896;

Heysham Electric Line, Costs, 224, 251;

Running-Shed Arrangements, 158

Military Uses of Aeroplanes and Airships, 470 Mill, Cotton, Construction and Engineering,

Treatise on, 619

-- Grinding, Jackson, 828

Milling-Cutters. See Machine-Tools

Milling-Machine. See Machine-Tools Milne’s Seismograph, 167

Mine Accidents, Apparatus for Preventing, 133

— Chinese, Recovery of Concessions, 775

Mines, Coal. See Collieries

— Compressed-Air Locomotives for, 45

— Effect of Earthquakes, 44

— Electrical Machinery for, 44

— Fan, Electric, Gelsenkirchen Mines, 518

— Ferro-Concrete Supports, 44

— French, Carbon Dioxide in, 44

— Haulage Gear, Endless Rope, 710

— Haulage Gear, Main and Tail, 710

— Haulage Systems, 45

— Hydraulic Filling in, 13

— Laying Steamer, Portuguese, 362

— Lead, in Scotland, 638

— Randfontein, Electric Power Plant, 735

— Rescue Apparatus, 463

■— Shaft-Sinking, Cement Grouting for, 44

— Shaft-Sinking, Freezing Process, 13

— Surveying, 44

— Winding. See Engines, Winding, and Colliery

Miners’ Safety-Lamp for Gas Estimation, 137

— School, Bochum, 704

— Strike, South Wales, 401

Mineralogy, Japan-British Exhibition, 206 Minerals. See Coal; Mining ; Orcs Mining Coal and Iron, Native Chinese, 761 — International Congress, Dusseldorf, 11, 43 — Legislation in France, 404

— Machinery. See Engines, Winding, Hauling, and Electric

“Miranda IV.,” Thornycroft’s Hydroplane Boat, 99, 187. See Letter, 277

Mirror Extensometer for Shrinkage of Alloys, 682

Mirrors, Rotating Mercury, 507

Mitchell-Williams Luffing-Gear for Cranes, 766

Models, Ship, Apparatus for Making, National Physical Laboratory, 63

" Mohawk,” Sailing-Yacht, with Auxiliary Motor, 821

Molecular Weight, Radium Emanation, 422

Molecules, Attraction Constants, 422

— Visibility in Solutions, 371

“ Monarch,” II.M., Class Battleships, 836 Monoplane. See Aeroplanes and Airships Moore Electric Accelerometer, 670

Moore, G. E., on the Manufacture of Rolled H-Beams, 471,477

Morganite Brushes for Dynamos, 133

Morgan Crucible Co.’s Brass-Furnaces, 658

Morison, D. B., on Economical Working of Marine-Engines and Auxiliaries, 779, 809. See Letters, 794, 825

Morley, Professor A., on Critical Speeds of Shafts, 785, 901

Morocco Wharf, Rapid Luffing-Cranes, 766

Morrow, J., on the Theory of Labyrinth Packing, 136. See 69, 373

Mortising-Machines. See Machine-Tools Motors, Agricultural, R.A.S. Trials ; Mann, 231;

“ Ivel,” 234 : Wallis and Steevens, 231 ; Saunderson, 276. See 240, 272

Motor - Boat, Hydroplane, “Miranda IV.” (Thornycroft), 99,187. See Letter, 277

— Hydroplane, Possibilities of, 187

Motor-Cabs, London, Statistics, 748. See 724

Motor-Car, 12-H -P. Argyll, Worm-Drive, 688

— American Design, 659, 689

— Argyll, Front Wheel-Brake, 688

— Ball and Roller-Bearings, 693

— Cadillac, 659

— Darracq, 659

— Delahaye Six-Cylinder, 662

— Design of, 659, 689

— Detachable Wheels for, 693

— Details. See Illustration Index

— Development, 748

— Economy in Design, 56

— Engines. See Engines

— Exhibition, Olympia, 627, 659, 688

— Ford, 660

— Gearing for, 213. See 216

— Germain, 659

— Hill-Climbing Powers, 409

— Humber, 689

— Industry, Development, 645

— Lateral Oscillations, 724, 725

— Lighting, “C.A.V.” Dynamo, 474

— Maudslay Colonial Type, 689

— Overland, 661

— Philosophic and Commercial Aspect, 540

— Railway Wagon for P.L.M. Railway, 201

— Renault, 689

— Road Resistance and Power, 408, 670, 697

— Rolls-Royce Six-Cylinder, 688

— Scottish Automobile Club Trials, 750

— Sizaire and Nandin, 662

— Springs, Design, 659, 661, 663, 689

— Steam, at Olympia, 659

— Steels for, 26

— Thornycroft, Worm-Drive, 662

— Timkin Roller-Bearings, 693

— Tyres, Air-Compressors for, 31, 502

— Waverley, 663

— and Wear of Roads, 91. See 540, 724, 725,740,

749. See also Road Congress

— Weights of Chassis, 689

— Wimperis Accelerometer for Testing, 670.

See 697

— Wolseley 16-H.-P. Chassis, 632

— Wolseley 50-H.-P. Six-Cylinder Chassis, 628

— Wolseley, Various Sizes, 627

— Worm Drive, 659, 662, 688, 689

Motors, Electric. See Electric

— Fire-Engine, Merry weather’s Accumulator, 809

— Internal-Combustion. See Engines; Motor-

Cars; Motor-Launch ; Aeroplanes and Airships

— Marine. See Engines

Motor-Omnibus, Stevens’ Petrol-Electric, 545

— London, Statistics, 748. See 724

— Railway Use of, 748

— Sale and Purchase of (Legal), 302

Motors, Petrol. See Engines, Petrol; Motor-Cars; Motor-Launches ; Tractors; Aeroplanes and Airships

— Road-Roller (Barford and Perkins). 9

— Sleigh Tractors, Antarctic, 317, 855

— Vehicles, Commercial, Developments, 724, 748

— Vehicles, Petrol Electric Transmission, 725

— Vehicle, Sheppee Steam, Convertible, 762. See

Erratum, 795

Motor-Wagon, 3-Ton Steam (Aveling and Porter, Ltd.), 803

— Resistance and Power, 408, 670. See 697

— Steam (Aveling and Porter), 9

— Steam, Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 9

— Use of, 749

— See also Tractor

Moulding, Bon villain and Ronceray’s System and Machines, 533

— Box, Mechanical Slip, 536

— Use of Pattern and Stripping Plates, 533

Moulds, Foundry, Assembling-Machine, 535

Mud Foundations for Retaining-Walls, Treatise on, 558

Municipal Work, Tenders for, 95

Mushet High-Speed Tool-Steel, 497

Naeyer Boilers and Superheaters, 200

Natal Government Railways, Mallet Compound Locomotive, 48

National Physical Laboratory, Ship-Model Making Apparatus, 63

Nationalisation of Irish Railways, 166

Natural Resources, Utilisation for Power Production, 415

Naval Base, Rosy th, Electric Crane for, 128

— Cadets, Preparatory Training, 776

— Construction, Secrecy in, 335, 636. See

Letter, 580

— Construction. See also Steamers ; Warships

— Dockyards, French, 806

— Dockyard, Simon’s Town, Cape Colony, 591

62], 651, 756, 818, 884. For Details see Illustration Index

— Guns. See Guns

— Machinery. See Warships; Boilers ; Engines;

Turbines

— Mercantile Marine and General Engineering

and Machinery Exhibition, Olympia, 341 35J, 386, 427, 459, 497. See also 332

Naval Requirements and Social Reform, 129.

— Shipbuilders and Foreign Work, 335. See

Letter,580 .

— l/land. See Inland Navigation, Canals, Ac.

Navy, Australian, Destroyers for, 404

— Controller, Sir J. Jelicoe s Work,861

— German, and the British 13.5-In. Gun, 636

— League Annual, 653

— Programme, 1910, 836

— Shipbuilding Vote Debate, 1-9

— Spanish, The New, 77 . q

— Turkish, and the British Admiralty, 335. bee

Letter, 580 .

— See also Naval', Warships

Negligence, Law of, 575

“ Neptune,” H.M. Battleship, Guns and Machinery, 305 ; Trials, 514

Netherlands, Land Reclamation, <.69

New South Wales Conciliation Act, o06

New York, New Haven, and Hartford Ka>lroad -Single-Phase Traction, 244, 246. See 2-3

— State Barge Canal, Terminal Commission, 26

— State, The Erie Canal, 1, 76, 260, 326, 523.

For Details see Illustration Index

New Zealand Conciliation Act, 506

— Government Railways ; Report, 92

“ Newcastle,” H.M. Cruiser, 264

Newton, J. McKenzie; Steam-Turbine Rotor

Design and Construction, 64, 101

Nickel Alloys, Defects in, 458, 812. See Alloys

— Steel for Bridge Construction, 274

— Wires, High Temperature Torsion Tests, 4 / 2

Nicolson’s Theory, Boiler Design, Tests, 764.

See Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

Nitrate Industry, Norway, 406

Nitrogen Fertilisers, Possibilities, /03, /l-

— Oxidation in Electric Arc, 674

— Separation from Air by Liquefaction, 83/

North-East Coast, Waste-Heat Power Plants, 537

North-Eastern Railway, Results of Electric

Working, 281, 349, 573 ; Strike, 165. See 272 ; Washing Locomotive Boilers, 155

North, Notes from the, 16, 52, 88, 122, 162, 209, 234, 268, 302, 332, 364, 393, 442, 474, 502, 536, 578, 602, 632, 666, 700, 736, 768, 798, 828, 857, 892

— Sea Fisheries’ Exhibition, Yarmouth, 613, 637

Northampton Institute, Aerial Propeller Tests, 319. See Letter, 580, 641, 663

Norway, South Varanger Iron-Ore Deposits and Briquetting Plant, 383

Norwegian Hydro-Electric Power Companies, 406

Notches, Triangular, Coefficient of Discharge,

598

Notching-Machine for Steel Joists (H. Pels and

Co.), 430, 643

Notes. See Cleveland, North, South-West, South Yorkshire, United States, Industrial, Legal, and Miscellanea. See alsc Paragraph Index

Obituary:

Bodley, Owen A., 444

Brereton, C. A., 395

Brunetti, Casimir, 744

Byng, Gustav, 776

Caro, Dr. Heinrich, 700

Chatterton, George, 52

Cserhati, Eugen, 869

Flett, George, 172, 207

Glaser, Carl, 299

Guttmann, Oscar, 207

Harfield, Lieut.-Col. Wm. Horatio, 503

Harris, H. Graham, 577. See 595

Hart, C. F., 443

Heraeus, Heinrich, 697 e

Howell, George, 441

Hughes, T. W. R., 611

JUdel, Dr.-Ing. Max, 674

Loewe, Isidor, 341

Martin, E. P., 472. See 470, 595

Meik, P. W., 96. See Addendum, 127

Meldrum, James, 858, 891

Porter, C. T., 542

Rigby, Jason,395

Riley, James, 135

Robinson, Sir J. Clifton, 674

Sulzer, Albert, 776

West, H. J., 641

Wolf, Dr.-Ing. Rudolf, 807

Observatory, Solar, for Australia, 453

Ocean Temperatures, 206

Oceanography, Japan-British Exhibition, 206

Oil, Effects on Foundations, 338

— Eliminator, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 526

— Engines. See Engines, Oil; Motor-Cars ;

Motor-Launches ; Tractors

Oil-Field Development, Treatise on, 259

— British Empire, Treatise on, 557

Oil-Fired Brass Furnaces, Rockwell, 725; Morgan Crucible Co., 658; Schwartz, 726; Fletcher Russell, 727 ; Charlier, 726

— Converter for Steel Casting, 297

Oil-Fuel Burner, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

— Furnace, Gregory Coal-Oil 733

Oil, Petroleum, Sakhalin Island, 405

Oil-Pump, Positive Rotary, Lamplough’s, 386

— Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

Oil. See also Lubrication

Oil-Testing Apparatus, Reichsanstalt, 729

Olympia, Business and Advertising Exhibition 575

— Engineering and Machinery Exhibition, 341 351, 386, 427, 459, 497. See 332

— Motor-Car Exhibition, 627, 659. 688 Motor Cars

“ Olympic,” White Star Liner, 564, 620,693 Fo details see Illustration Index. Welin Davi for Double-Banked Boats, 15

Omnibus, Motor. See Motor-Omnibus

‘‘Ontario,” Clay-Cutting Suction-Dredger, 328

Open-Hearth Steel Furnaces, Use of Iron-or Briquettes, 481; Combustion in, 580, 641

P 856^ 888ratUS’ Phy8iCal Society '8 Exhibition

— Determination of Stress, 412

— Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 132 Projection Apparatus, Kaiserling, 888

| Optical Pyrometers. See Pyrometers

— Society, Thomas Young Lecture, 506 Ordnance. See Guns; Explosives; Warships Ore Concentrating and Briquetting Plant Lule*

418 ’ ’

— Iron, Chinese, Smelting Methods, 761

— Supplies, Steel Manufacturers’, 708

— See also Iron

Orifices, Circular, Flow of Air Through, 380 413 “Orion,” H.M.S., Guns and Machinery ’tor*

Costs, 336

Osborne Case, Payment of Labour Members nf Parliament. See Legal

Oscillations, Lateral, of Motor-Cars, 724 725 Oscillographs, Duddell, Brussels Exhibition 133 Osset t Sewage Disposal, 609 *

Ostend-Dover Service, Turbine Steamers for 84 Ovens, Annealing, Malleable Castings, 791 ’ Ovens, Coke. See Coke Ovens “ Overland,” 25-H.-P. Motor-Car, 661 Oxides, Iron, Magnetic, from Aqueous Solutions 471 ’

Oxy-Acetylene Steel Welding and Cutting 469 . Costs, 857’

Oxygen, Separation from Air by Liquefaction,

Packing Gland, Carbon, for Turbines, 466

— Glands, Labyrinth, Brush-Parsons Turbine 4

— Labyrinth, Steam Leakage, 69, 136, 373*

— Materials, “ Rainbow,” 502

— Metallic, Combination, 499

Paddle Steamer, Shallow-Draught, Siberian 731 Page Scraper Buckets, Excavating, 326’

Paget, C. W., on English Running-Shed Practice, 155, 169

Paper from Sugar-Cane Refuse, 893

Paraffin Motors. See Engines, Paraffin •

Engines, Oil •

— Wax Ship Model-Making Machine, 63

— Wax Polishing Beds for Metallography, 108

“ Paramatta.” Australian iJestroyer, Trials, 404

Paris-Lyons-Mediterranean Railway, Compound Eight-Coupled Locomotive, 796; Sleeping Carriages and Motor-Car Wagon, 201

Paris Road Construction and Maintenance, 825

I Parliament, Engineering Schemes in, 773, 803

— and Industry, 771

Labour Representation in, 437. See Legal and Naval Supremacy, 129. See 771 a°d Navy. See Warships; Engineers;

A aval; Admiralty

! Parsons, Hon. C. A., on Engineering Education, 610

i Parsons Marine Steam-Turbine, Progress, 603. See Turbines

Patent Law, Recent Cases, 97. See also Legal Inventions, Improvements in (Legal), 339

I — Record, 35, 72, 109, 145, 219, 254, 287, 350, 419, 486, 522, 553, 589, 618, 649, 721, 754, 784 845, 909. See Patent Index

Patents, Commercial Value, 636, 646

— Specifications, Wording of, 438

— Thornton on (Treatise), 81

Pattern-Making Machine. See Machine-Tools

Peat, De Laval Coking Process, 136

— Deposits, German, Utilisation, 340

— Producer-Gas from, 898

Pedrail Road-Tractor, 724, 749

Pekin-St. Petersburg Railway, 639

Pelton Wheel, Glasgow College, 626

Penhoet Shipyard, St. Nazaire, 847

1 eonsylvania Locomotive Tests, Analyses of Results, 255, 289

Pennsylvania Railroad, East Altoona Running-Sheds, 183

Pensions for Workmen, Elswick Works, 19

Penstocks, Simon’s Bay Graving-Dock, 756

Perishable Goods, Transport on U.S. Railways, 21 1 ermeability of Balloon Fabrics, 337

— Magnetic, Tests of Steel, 835. See 907 letavel’s High-Pressure Hydraulic Pump, 872.

See 852.

I etrol-Electric Omnibus, Stevens, 545

— Transmission, Motor Vehicles, 725

etrol Motors. See Engines, Petrol; Motor Cars; Motor-Launches; Tractors; Aero-plants and Airships

Petroleum. See Oil

Phillips’ Aeroplane Wings, Lifting Power, 337. u n • I?ETTKRS’ 373, 510

‘Phoenix ” Locomotive Superheater, 858, 891 nonometer, Sound-Measuring Apparatus, 452

1 hosphonifi in Gun-Metal Castings, 446 lotographs, Micro. See Micro-Photographs in

1 lu stration Index

— Telegraphic Transmission, Treatise on, 816

1 notometers, Portable, Dow. 840; Trotter, 868

— for Spectroscopes, 451

Photometry, Reichsanstalt, 729

jsical Lal»oratory. See National Physical laboratory and Reichsanstalt

— Properties of Metals. See Alloys; Metals;

Micro-Photographs in Illustration Index

ijsical Society:

Galvanometer for Alternate-Current Cir-QU1nu’-n^ Dr. W. E. Sumpner and W. 0. S. Phillips, 29

Positive Electrification due to Heating Alu-n;!nium Phosphate, by A. E. Garrett, 29 f ° Ji? an8e ’ A Thermo-Electric Balance or the Absolute Measurement of Radia-Uaij "Hb Applications to Radium and ts Emanation, by Professor H. L. Cal-lendar, 317

Convection of Heat from a Body Cooled by * Stream of Fluid, by Dr. A. Russell, 317

5 teresis Loops and Lissa jous Figures, and the. Energy Wasted in a Hysteresis Fn^ - d ?' ?rofessor S. P. Thompson, 317

- ' Relations of Certain Detectors Used in Wireless Telegraphy, by Dr. W. H. Eccles, 318

New Method for Producing High-Tension w i?a<Se,8’ b>* p^fessor E. Wilson and " • H. Wilson, 678. See 414

Behayour of S:eel under Combined Static Prnnn ^and Shock’ b-v F- Rogers, 678 pagatl0.n °f Equatorial Magnetic Disturbances with \ elocities of the Order of 100 Miles per Second, by Dr. C. Chree, 744

Physical Society-continued,

Cusped Waves of Light and the Theory of the Rainbow, by Professor W. B. Morton, 744

Electric Stress at which Ionisation Begins in Air, by Dr. A. Russell, 839

Afterglow of Electric Discharge, by Professor R. J. Strutt, 810

Portable Photometer, J. S. Dow, 840 Exhibition of 2\.pparatus, 866, 888

Piat Tilting Brass Furnaces, 657

Piece-Work System, Herbert’s Works, 117

Piers, Auld Brig o’ Ayr, Repairs, 73

-- Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803

— Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 591

— See also Bridge ; Foundation

“ Pieter de Coninck,” Turbine Steamer, 81

Pig Iron. See Iron

— Prices. See Metal-Price Diagrams Pile-Driver, Suspended, Erie Canal, 328 Piles, Ferro-Concrete, Simplex, 149, 291, 374

— Ferro-Concrete, Tests, 149

Piling, Steel Sheet, for Cofferdam, Erie Canal, 328 Pipes, Air Flow in, Gauge for Measuring, 144

— Bending Machine, Kennedy, 498

— Cast-Iron, Sinking Heads in Casting, 140

— Hot Water, Coating for, 26

— Hydraulic, Stresses in, 324. See 416, 511, 546,

580, 599

— Jointing Materials. “Rainbow,” 502

— Lead, Amalgaline Joints, 886

— Screwing Stocks and Dies, Self-Adjusting, 547

— Steam, Automatic Stop-Valve and Drain, 499

— Steam, Small, Futility of Lagging, 414

— Thin, Royles’ Coupling, 497

Pistons, Petrol Motor, Design, 815

— Rod Packing, Combination Metallic, 499

— Steam-Engine (Allen and Simmonds), 462 Pistonless Hydraulic Press, 747

Pits, Drop, for Locomotive Wheels, 170,171 Planing-Machine. See Machine-Tools

Plate Furnace, Gas Heated, 231

— Girders, Design of Webs and Stiffeners, 39

Plates, Inclined, in Air Currents, 337. See Letter, 373, 510

Plate-Shearing Machines (Pels), 427, 643

Platinum, Melting-Point, 729

— Production, Ural, 136

— Resistance Pyrometers. See Pyrometers

Plenum Ventilation System, Glasgow and West of Scotland College, 426

Ploughing Engines, R.A.S. Trials, 240, 272. See 234,276

— Engines, Smithfield Show, 803

— Engine, Steam (Aveling and Porter), 9 Plumbago Dynamo Brushes, 133

Plumbing, Amalgaline Process, 886

Pneumatic Power Hammers (Massey), 330

— Signalling Systems, 348

— Tools. See Machine-Tools

— See also Compressed Air

Poetsch Process of Shaft-Sinking,13

Polarisation, Circular, of Light, 451

Polarised Light for Determination of Stress, 412 Polishing Machine for Steel Shafting, 500

— Metals for the Microscope, 108

Politics and Industry, 771

Pollok, J., on the Transandine Tunnel, 880

Pollution of Rivers. See West Riding Rivers

Pomeroy, L. R., on the Electrification of Trunk Lines, 223, 314

Pooling Locomotives on Railways, 179, 183, 184. See 169

Porjus Falls, Power-Plant, Lapland, 23, 185

Port. See Harbours; Docks

Porter, C. T., The late, 542

Portholes, Anderson, 313

Portland Cement. See Cement

Portsmouth Water Works, New Filters and Reservoirs, 495

Portuguese Mine-Laying and Torpedo-Testing Steamer, 362

Positive Electrification due to Heating Aluminium Phosphate, 29

Post Office, London, Electric Power-Station, 709 Potentiometer. See Electric

Potter, W. B., on the Economics of Railway Electrification, 223, 284

Power, Electric, from Blast-Furnace Gas, 515. See 494

— Electric, and Coal Conservation, 703, 712.

See 795

— Electric, Cost of Production, 25, 186

— Electric, Production from Peat, 340

— Electric, Randfontein Mines, Costs, 735

— Gas. See Engines, Gas; Blast-Furnace Gas;

Producer-Gas

— Hammer. See Machine-Tools

— Plant, Electric, Randfontein Mines, 735

— Plant, Hydro-Electric, Porjus Falls, Lapland,

23, 185

— Plants. See also Electric; Hydro-Electric

— Plants, Steam and Gas, 739. See Letter, 778

— Plant Turbo-Electric, Ore-Briquetting Works,

South Varanger, 384

— Plants, Waste Heat, North-East Coast, 537

— Production from Natural Resources, 415

— Station Capacity for Electric Railways, 315

— Station, Electric, London Post-Office, 709

— Station, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 525

— Station. See also Electric and Hydro-Electric

— Supply, Electric, Schemes in Parliament, 774,

803

— Transmission, Electric, Comparisons, 223, 226,

245, 247

— Water. See Hydraulic, Hydro-Electric, and

Electric

Prelini, C., on the Erie Canal, 1, 76, 260, 326, 523

Premium System, Locomotive Cleaning, 158

Presidential Address, British Association, by Professor Bonney, 336

— British Association, Section A, by Professor

Hobson, 421

— British Association, Chemical Section, by Dr.

J. E. Stead, 508

— British Association, Engineering Section, by

Professor W. E. Dalby, 345, 356. See 469, 476, 511, 641, 901

— Institution of Civil Engineers, by A. Siemens,

644. See 635

— Institution of Electrical Engineers, by S. Z.

< de Ferranti, 712. See 703, 795

Press, Hydraulic, Pistonless, 747

— Screw, for Stamping, 500

Pressure-Gauge, Differential, Two Liquid, 144

— Gauge Testing-Machine, Crosby, 498

— Recorders, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments,

866

Primrose, H. S., on Metallography in the Brass

Foundry, 446, 458

Prism for Circular Polarisation of Light, 451

— Interference, for Spectroscopy, 672

— Fdry’s Auto-Collimating and Focussing, for

Spectrograph, 451, 519

— Quartz and Fluorspar, Refractive Index, 729 Problem of Flight. See Aeroplanes and Airships Producer-Gas Engine. See Engine, Gas

— Fired Annealing Furnace, Malleable Castings,

791

— Fired Steel Furnaces, 151

— Fired Furnaces for Forging, 47

— from Low-Grade Fuels, 898

— Production of Hydrogen from, 12

— Ship-Frame and Plate Furnaces, 230, 231

— and Smoke Reduction, 742

Producer, Suction (Ruston, Proctor), 16, 839

Production, Census of, 1907, 205

Profiling Machine. See Machine-Tools

Profit-Sharing, Elswick Works, 19

Projectiles, High-Explosive, Length and Weight, 22

— Spiral Trajectory, 877

Projection Apparatus, Kaiserling, 888

Propellers, Aerial. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Propellers, Erosion of, 459, 813

— S.S. “ Olympic,” 571

Propulsion of Ships, Humphrey Gas-Pump, 718

— of Ships, Jet-Pump for, 369

Pulley-Blocks, Pickerings’, 461

Pumps and Air-Compressors, Humphrey Gas, 125, 714

— Air, Condensing Plant, 602

— Air, Dual, H.M.S. “Newcastle,” 265

— Air, Rotary, Lamplough’s, 386

— Air. See Air-Compressors ; Condensers

— Air, Temperature Regulation, 782

— Boiler-Feed and Circulating, S.S. “Olympic,”

571

— Centrifugal, Boiler-Feed (Worthington), 502

— Centrifugal, Condensing Plant, 602

— Centrifugal, Five Stage (Gebr. Stork), 84

— Centrifugal, Olympia Exhibition ; Gwynncs,

435; Worthington, 502

— Centrifugal, Simon’s Bay Graving Dock, 819

— Centrifugal, Three-Stage, Glasgow College,

685

— Circulating, Wolseley Motor-Car, 632

— Differential, Experimental, Glasgow College,

685

— Feed, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

— Humphrey Gas, Brussels Exhibition, 125.

See 714

— Humphrey Gas, Ship Propulsion, 718

— Hydraulic High-Pressure, Petavel’s, 872. See

852

— Hydraulic Jet, Theory, 369

— Oil, Sheppee Motor Vehicle, 762

— Positive Rotary, Lamplough’s, 386

— Single-Acting Three-Throw, Simon’s Bay

Graving-Dock, 819

— Steam, Storey’s Valve-Gear, 390

— “ Twin ” Strainer for, 563

— Vacuum, Rotary, Lamplough’s, 386

— Valves, Experimental, 685

Pumping-Engine, Low-Pressure Steam (Lamp-

Pump Syndicate, Ltd.), 11

— Plant for Dry Dock, Bombay, 396

— Plant, Simon’s Bay Graving-Dock, 818

Purdue Locomotive Tests, Analyses of Results, 255 289

Pyrometers, Control of Range, 867

— Foster Radiation, 888

— Fournier Vapour Pressure, 497

— for Gas-Engine Cylinders, 409

— and Indicators, Thermo-Couple Type, 498

— Peake Compensating Leads, 867

— Radiation, 142

— Reichsanstalt Tests, 729

— Resistance, Coal-Dust Explosion Experiments,

866

— Resistance, Harris Indicator, 498

— Resistance, Improvements, 141

Seger Cones, Tests, 729

— Standardisation of, 143

— Thermo-Couple, Crompton’s, 867

— Thermo-Couples for, 141

Pyrometry, Recent Advances in, 141

Quadrant Boat Davit, The Welin, 14 Quadruple-Expansion Engines. See Engines Quartz Prisms, Refractive Index, 729

— Refractory Properties, 899

— Tubes for Mercury Vapour Lamps, 343, 536

Quartzlite Lamp, 536

Quay. See Harbour; Docks ; Wharves Quick-Firing Guns. See Guns ; Warships .

Quicksilver. See Mercury and Metal-Price Diagrams

Radiation from Gas Flames, 357, 381,417,482, 484. See 340

— Heat, Absolute Measurement of, 317

— Heat, Determination of Constants, 673

— Heat, in Gaseous Explosions, 340, 357, 381, 417, 482, 483

— Heat, Transparency of Gas Flames to, 360, 417, 482. See 340

— from Hot Bodies, 142

— Pyrometers. See Pyrometers

— Secondary, from Carbon at Low Temperatures, 423 . , m 7 .

Radiotelegraphy. See Wireless Telegraphy under Electric

Radium B, Recoil from Radium A, 423

—- Emanation, Molecular Weight 422

— Measurement of Heat Radiation, 317 Rail-Drilling Machine, Portable (Perkin), 430 Rail Motor. See Motor Carriage

— Steel. See Steel Rails . .

— Tramway, Portable Cupola for Jointing, o81

— Wear with Electric Traction, 226

Railless Electric Road Traction, 724, 725, <49.

774, 803

Railroads and Canals, U.S. Competition, 77, 524

Railroads, New York, New Haven, and Hartford, Single-Phase Traction, 244, 246. See 223

— Pennsylvania, Running Sheds, 183

— United States, Policy of, 524

Railway Accidents. See Accidents

— Argentine, Developments, 743

— Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fd, Test of Jacobs-Shupert Fire-Box, 675

— Australian, 345, 741, 824, 833, 861

— Australian Trans-Continental, 274

— Baden State, Hydro-Electric Power, 742

— Brazilian Metre-Gauge Loading-Gauge, 663. See 614

— Breakdown Crane. See Crane

— British, Statistics, 271, 345, 356, 469, 476

— British, Use of Motor-Omnibuses, 748

— Caledonian, New General Manager, 311 -- Canadian, Extensions, 28, 765, 903

— Canadian, Handling Locomotives, 171, 179

— Carriages. See Carriages

— Central London, Heating Repair-Shops, 267

— Central London, Working Costs, 223, 349

— Chinese, 310, 418

— Chinese, Recovery of Concessions. 775

— District, Automatic Signalling, 348

— Electric, Breakdowns, 281

— Electric. See also Electri:

— Elevator for Coaling Locomotives, 155

— Engineers as General Managers, 311

— Federalisation of, 741, 833

— French, Causes of Strike, 574

— Furness, Locomotive Superheater, 858, 891

— Glasgow and South-Western. Lawsuit, 733

— Grand Trunk, Canada, Development, 765

— Great Eastern, Working Results, 271

— Great Western, Breakdown Crane, 201; Running-Sheds, 155; Standardisation of Locomotives, 596 ; Use of Private Wagons, 772

— Great Western and South-Western, Working

Agreement, 271

— Indian, Development, 514

— Indian, Loading Gauges, Broad and Metre

Gauge Lines, 614. See 663

— Indian, Standardisation of Locomotives, 595.

605, 614. See 663

— Irish, State Management of, 166

— Kiruna-Riksgransen, Electrification, 185

— L. & Y., Electric Transporter, Fleetwood

Docks, 700; Steel Furnaces at Horwich, 154

— Lapland, Electrification, 23, 185

— Light, Belgium, 725

— Liverpool andSouthport Electric, Costs, 203,

229, 251, 281, 399, 573

— Locomotive. See Locomotive^ Motor-Carriage, and Electric

— Loetschberg, Electric Locomotive, 611

— London and Birmingham, Statistics, 346

— L.B.&S.C., Single-Phase Electric Traction,

407 ; Costs, 227, 251, 281. See 204, 271, 348

— L. & N.W., Statistics, 346; Steel Furnaces at Crewe, 151; Annealing Furnaces, 791;

Willesden Accident, 794 ; Working Results’ 271

— L. & S.W., Running-Sheds, 155

— London Underground, 203, 223, 250, 272, 281,

343; Schemes in Parliament, 774

— Main Line, Electrification, 223, 224, 227, 314,

573. See 284

— Midland, Hawes Junction Accident, 896;

Heysham Electric Line, Costs, 224, 251; Running-Shed Arrangements, 158

— Motors, Heating of Electric, 226, 227, 283

— Natal, Mallet Compound Locomotive, 48

— New Zealand, Report, 92

— N.E., Results of Electric Working, 281, 349,

573 ; Strike, 165. See 272 ; Washing Locomotive Boilers, 155

— Officials, Chinese, School for, 418

Paris - Lyons - Mediterranean, Compound Eight-Coupled Locomotive, 796 ; Sleeping Carriages and Motor-Car Wagon, 201

— Refrigerator Cars, 21

— Returns, British, 469, 476. See 345, 356

— Rolling-Stock, Design of Journals, 723

— Rolling-Stock. See Carriages ; Locomotives ;

Motor-Carriages ; Wagons

— Running-Shed Practice, 155, 169, 179, 181,183

— Schemes in Parliament, 774, 803

— Servants’ Strike, 165. See 272

— Service, Scotch Express, Data, 347, 356

— Signalling, Power Systems, 348

— Sleepers, in United States, Wooden, 96

— South Australian, Report, 56

— South London Elevated, Single-Phase Trac

tion, 407; Costs, 227, 251, 281. See 204. 271, 348

— Spanish, Report, 62

— St. Petersburg-Pekin, 639

— Steam and Electric, Comparisons of Costs,

186, 314. See 203, 348, 407

— Street. See Tramways

— Suburban, Electrification of, 223, 281. See

203, 407, 573

— Train Brake. See Brake

— Trains, Electric, Acceleration and Energy

Consumption, 203, 283

— Trains, Emergency Appliances on, 896

— and Tramway Competition, 204, 271, 281. 407

469

— Transandine Tunnel, 880

— U.S., Operating Costs, 314

— U.S., Running-Shed Practice, 169. 179, 181.

183 ’

— U.S., Transport of Perishable Goods, 21

— Wagon, 40-Ton Steel, Self-Discharging, 530

— Wagon for Motor-Cars, P.L.M. Railway, 201

— Wagons, Privately-Owned, Use of, 772"

— Western Australia, Reports, 238

Rain-Gauge, Recording, 133

Rainbow, Theory of, 744

Rainfall, Effects of Forests, 307

Ramsay-Reid Turbo-Electric Locomotive, 54 Randfontein Mines, Electric Power Plant, 735 Rateau Mixed-Pressure Steam-Turbines. 45

— Turbine, Design of Rotating Parts, 67

— Turbo-Blowers and Air-Compressors, 45 Rays, Anode and Cathode, 672

— Positive, Sir J. J. Thomson’s Experiments, 422 Reading Water Works, De-Clor Purification

System, 888

Recalescence Curve Tracer, 889

Recorders, Steam Flow7, 438

Recorders, Steering, Russell-Ranken, 435

— Tide, Field-Cust Deep-Sea, 206, 300

Rectifier, Electro-Magnetic, 888

Reed Vibration Tachometer, Frahm, 30

Reflection, Light, by Metals, Effect of Temperature, 729

Refractive Index and Density, Relationship, 451

— Index, Quartz and Fluorspar, 729

Refractory Materials, Investigations, 25, 899

Refrigerating-Machine, Methyl Chloride, 577

— Machinery, S.S. “ Olympic,” 621

— Plant, Ammonia Absorption System, 11

— Plant for Shaft-Sinking, 13

— Plants, Tests of Heat-Insulating Materials,

396, 414

Refrigerator Railway-Cars, 21

Regenerative Air-Heater for Boiler Furnaces, 200

— Furnaces for Brass-Melting, 658

Regulator, Automatic, Water Temperature, 434

— Boiler Feed-Water, 498

Reichsanstalt, Work in 1909, 672, 727

Reid-Ramsay Turbo-Electric Locomotive, 54 Reinecker Gear-Cutting Machines, 213. See 391 Reinforced Concrete. See Ferro-Concrete

Reliability Trials, Motor-Car, Scottish Automobile Club,750

Renard Road-Train, 724, 725

Renault Motor-Car, 689

Report of B. A. Committee on Gaseous Explosions, 357, 381, 417, 482. See 310, 452

Rescue Apparatus for Mines, 463

Research, Value in Engineering, 705

— Work, Reward of, 127, 162

Reservoir, Chingford, Metropolitan Water Board, 168

Reservoirs, Portsmouth Water Works, 495

Resistances, Electric, Paul’s Standard, 889

— Standard Electric, Tests, 727

Retaining-Walls on Mud Foundations, Treatise on, 558

Reviews. See Literature Index

Revocation of Patents. See Patents ; Legal

Reynolds’s Experiments on Alternating Stress, 61

Rhead, E. L., on Coke for Foundry Purposes, 107

Rigby, Jason, The late, 395

Riley, James, The late, 135

Ripper, Professor, W., on Testing Files, 361; on Testing Lathe-Tools, 356, 416

Rivers, Flow of, Effects of Forests, 307

River-Pollution by Trade Effluents, 67, 328, 543, 608, 706

— West Riding, 1904-1910, 57, 133, 293, 328, 543,

608, 706

Road Administration, United States, 308

— Asphalt, 206 239, 325

— Binding Materials, 206, 239, 308

— Board, Disposal of Funds, 740

— Bridges. See Bridges

— Cleansing and Watering, 310. See 740

— Concrete Surfaces, 308

— Congress, International, 205, 239, 308, 325

— Construction and Maintenance, Paris, Alex*

andria, and Berlin, 325. See 740

— Decrease in Horse Traction, 724,749

— Dust on. See Congress

— Locomotion, Recent Developments, 724, 747

— Macadam and Tar-Macadam, 91, 206, 239, 308,

325. See 740

— Maintenance Costs, London, 749

— Making and Repairing, 91. See 740

-- Resistance of Motor Vehicles, 408, 670, 697

— Roller, Motor, 9

— Traction, Railless Electric, 724, 725, 749, 774,

863

— Tractor, Pedrail, 724, 749

— Traffic Regulation, 724, 725, 750

— Train, Renard, 724, 725

— Wear by Motor-Cars, 91. See 510, 724, 725,740,

749

Robert Converter for Steel Castings, 296

Robinson, Sir J. Clifton, The late, 674

Robson, T., on Rolling-Stock Journals, 723 “ Rochambeau,” S.S., Construction, 847 Rochester Aqueduct, Erie Canal, 1 Rock-Crusher, Lobnitz, Erie Canal, 328

Rock-Drills, Ingersoll, Transandine Tunnel, 880

Rocking-Gear for Fire-Bars, Allen’s, 462 Rockwell Oil-Fired Brass Furnace, 725 Rolled-Steel Joists, Manufacture of, 471, 477

— Sections, Machines for Shearing (Pels), 427,643 Roller-Bearings, “ C. P.,” 499

— Friction Testing-Machine, 500

— Timkin, Motor-Car, 693

Rollers, Gravity Self-Raising, for Maps, &c., 547. See 415

— Road. See Road-Roller

— Steady-Box Turning-Tool, Herbert’s, 119

Rolling-Mills, Electric-Driving, 45, 494, 515, 518

— German Practice, 12

— Improvements in, 11

— Universal, for H -Beams, 471, 477

Rolling - Stock and Energy, Electric Railway, Costs, 223, 226, 227, 249, 284. See 348

— Railway, Design of Journals, 723

— Se also Carriages; Locomotives; Motor-

e Carriages; Wagons

Rolls, Hon. C. S., Fatal Aeroplane Accident to, 94 Rolls-Royce 45-H.-P. Six-Cylinder Motor-Car, 688 Rbntgen-Ray Tubes, Comparisons of Anti

Cathodes, 775

— Improvements, 867

Roof, Workshop, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 884 Ropeways, Aerial, in Mining Industry, 45

— Aerial, Steetley Quarries, 744

— Wire, Excavating, Erie Canal, 327

Ross, A. D., on Magnetic Alloys from Non-

Magnetic Materials, 439, 646

Ross-Gray Magnetometer, 647

Rosyth Naval Base, Electric Crane for, 123

Rotary Blowers. See Blowers

Rotating Discs, Centrifugal Stresses in, 101 Rotherham Sewage Disposal, 544

Rotors, Turbine. See Turbines

Round-Houses, Locomotive, 155,169,170,172,179, 181,183

Royal Agricultural Society. See Agricultural

— Institute of British Architects : Town Plan

ning Conference, 299, 395, 539

— Meteorological Society. See Meteorological

— Navy. See Nary; Naval; Warships

Royles’ Coupling for Thin Brass Tubes, 497

Rubber, Effects of Mercury Vapour, 370

_ Testing bv Mechanical Hysteresis, 41o

Rudder, S.S? “ Olympic,” 567

Running-Fits, Standard, 118, 200

Running-Sheds, Locomotive. . See Locomotive

Russell-Ranken Steering-Recorder, 435

Russia, Mineral Wealth of the Ural, 136

Russian Machinery Imports, 598

Rusting of Iron, Acid Theory, 528

Sack’s Rolling-Mill for Steel Beams, 477

Safety Lamp for Gas Estimation, 13/

— Valves, Defective, 339

Sailing Yacht “Mohawk,” Motor, 821

Sails, Boat, Size and Efficiency, 403, 510

Sakhalin Island, Minerals of, 405

Sand-Drving Plant, Railway Running-Sheds, 180, 182"

Sand-Ejector for Locomotives, 30

Sankey Detachable Motor-Car Wheel, 6?3

Saunderson Agricultural Tractor, 2/6. See 240,

272, 806

Saw-Mills, Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 290

Saws. See Machine-Tools

Scaling-Machine for Boilers, 798

Schemes in Parliament. See Parliament

Schenk Coal-Conveyor, 600

Scherbins Speed-Regulation System, Three-

Phase Motors, 516. See 494, 697

Schmaltz Twist-Drill Grinder, 393

Schneider Field-Guns, Air Running-Out Gear,

School. See also University; Education; Technical College

Schumacher Briquetting Process, 481

Schuurman, J. J. E., Utilisation of Electric Power in Iron and Steel Industries, 494,515. See Letter, 697

Schwartz Gasor Oil-Fired Brass Furnace, /26 Schwartz, Professor A., on Testing Rubber, 415 Schwarz, C. de, on Briquetting Iron Ores, 4/0, 480. See Erratum, 512

Science, Advance of, 635, 644

— and Engineering, 705 . .

Scientific Apparatus, Physical Society s Exhibition, 866, 838 .

— Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 132 Scoble, W. A., on Anchored Tests of Aerial Propellers, 377. See 39, 208, 242, 580, 641, €63, 825

Scotland, Lead-Mining in, 638

Scott-Robinson Automatic Carburettor, 692 Scottish Automobile Club Motor-Car Trials, 750

— Engineering Schemes in Parliament, 803

— Express Service, Data, 347, 356 .

Scott’s Antarctic Expedition, Motor Sleigh-

Tractors, 317, 855 Scouts. See Warships

Scraper Buckets, Page, Excavating, 326 Screw-Cutting Lathe. See Machine-Tools Screws, Micrometer, Method of Cutting, 140 Screw Press for Stamping, 500

■— Propellers. See Propellers ; Aeroplanes and A irships

Screwing Dies, “ Beaver ” Self-Adjusting, 547

— Machine. See Machine-Tools Scuttles and Sliding Windows, Ships’, 313 Sea, Deep, Temperature of, 206

_ Power. See A aval; Warships

— Tide Recorder, Field-Cust, 206, 300

— Water Distillation, Treatise on, 619 Seaman’s Rolling-Mill for Steel Beams, 477 Seger Cones, Tests, 729

Seine River, Causes of Floods, 307 .

Seismograms of Earth Tremors, 47; British

Association Report, 508 t I

Seismographs, Bailey’s Bifilar, 508 ; Milne’s, 16/ Self Propelled Vehicles. See Motor-Cars, Motor -Wagons, Tractors, and Traction Engines Separating Plant, Magnetic, for Iron Ore, 3S3 Separator, Oil, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 526 Septic Tank, Klenk, 903 ,

Sewage Disposal Commission, Report, 1908, 706

— Disposal, Government Attitude, 608 ;

— Disposal, Klenk Septic Tank, 903

— Disposal, Leeds, 133 ; Bradford, 293 ; Sheffield, I

328 ; Huddenfield, 513 ; Halifax, 513 ; i Rotherham, 544. See also 608, 706

Sewerage Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803 Shafts, Critical Speeds of, 104, 785, 901

— Sinking, Cement Grouting for, 41 ;

— Sinking, Compressed-Air Locks for, 44

— Sinking, Elbe Tunnel, Hamburg, 44

— Sinking ; Freezing Process, 13

— Torsional and Longitudinal Vibrations, 785,

901

— Turbine, Design of, 103. See also 785. 901. Shafting, Straightening and Polishing Machine

for, 500

Shallow-Draught Steamer for Siberia, 731 Shansi. China, Native Coal and Iron Industry, 761

Shaping-Machine. See Machine-Tools Shearing-Machines. See Machine-Tools Sheds, Locomotive. See Locomotive Sheep-Shearing Machines, Agricultural Show, 11 Sheet Piling, Steel, Erie Canal, 328 Sheffield District, Geology, 529

— History cf, 306

— British Association at. See British Association

— Sewage Disposal Schemes, 328 Shells, Explosive, Length and Weight, 22 Sheppee Steam Motor-Vehicle, 762, 795 Ships’ Boats, Welin Quadrant Davit, 14 — Boats, Launching Gear, 462

— Canal. See Canal

— Frame and Plate Furnaces, Gas-Heated, 230, 231

— Model Making Apparatus, National Physical Laboratory, 63

— Propulsion, Lecoche Magnetic Gearing, 442 — Propulsion. See also Engines, Marine; and Turljines

— Scuttles and Sliding Windows, 313

— Water-Tanks for Preventing Rolling, 832

— See also Shipping; Steamers; Warships Shipbuilders, Naval, and Foreign Work, 335, 580 Shipbuilding Berths, Harland and Wolff’s, 566 ;

Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 291 ; Penhoet Shipyard, France, 847

— British Naval, 1910, 896

Shipbuilding Manual, German, 791

— Material, Lloyd’s Tests, 546

— Trade, German, Labour Troubles, 276, 329

— Trade, Lloyd’s Returns, 60, 274, 508

— Trade, Lock-Out, 367, 40', 831

— Yard, French Naval, 8C6; Spanish Navy, 77 ;

Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 117, 230, 290, 374, 525 ; Chantier et Ateliers de St. Nazaire, 847 ; Harland and Wolff. See “ Olympic ”

— See Steamers; Warships; Naval Architects Shipping, Lloyd’s Register, Report, 546 Shipwrecks, Lloyd’s Returns, 442

Shock Effects on Steel, 678 Shop Process Cards, 171, 197

— System, Herbert’s Works, 115

Siberia, Shallow-Draught Tug, 731

Siberian Railway, New Route to Pekin, 639 Siemens, A., Presidential Address to Institution of Civil Engineers, 635, 644

— Open-Hearth Furnace. See Furnace Sifting-Machine, Centrifugal, 577

Signalling, Automatic, District Railway, 348

— Railway, Power Systems, 348

Signals, Time, Radiotelegraphic, 639

Silica Lamp, Westinghouse Mercury Vapour, 343 Silicate Cotton, Heat Conductivity of, 397 Silicon Cast Iron, Effect of Manganese, 471, 844

— Cast Iron, Hardness Tests, 844. See 471

— Effect on Cast Iron, 471, 508,2841. See also

Ferro-Silicon

Silver, Effect on Arsenical Copper, 455

— Wires, High-Temperature Torsion Tests, 472 Simon’s Town Naval Dockyard, Cape Colony,

591, 621, 651, 756, 818, 884. For Details sse Illustration Index

Single-Phase. See under Electric Sirocco Fans for Shop Ventilation, 267 Sizaire and Nandin, 12-H.-P. Motor-Car, 662 Skin-Friction of Plates in Air Current, 337, 373 Skinningrove Iron Works ; Rotary Blast-Furnace

Blower, 518

Slag, Blast-Furnace, Granulation of, 311

— Wool, Heat Conductivity of, 397

Sleigh Tractors, Motor (Antarctic), 317, 855 Slide-Valves, Locomotive, Drop Tests, 852 Slips, Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding Berths Slotting-Machines. See Machine-Tools Sluice-Valves, Cape Graving-Dock, 756

Smith, Professor J. H., on Fatigue of Metals, 494. See also €69

Smith’s Exhaust Steam Feed-Water Heater, 462

Smith, J. A., on a Two-Liquid Differential Pressure-Gauge, 144

Smith, Professor C. A. M., Tests of Ligno-Con -crete, 820; on the Strength of Guns and Cylinders, 324. See 511, 546, 580, 599

Smiths’ Shops, Vulcan Company, Hamburg, 231 Smithfield Club Show, 803, 839

Smoke, Effects on Vegetation, 529, 712

— Nuisance from Domestic Fires, 528, 703, 712

— Production, Boiler Furnaces, 742

— Reduction by Producer-Gas, 742

— Tests of Aerial Propellers, 379

smokeless Powders, Dangers of Multiple Perforations, 562

Social Reform and Naval Strength, 129. See 771 Society. See Institution *

Sodium Salts, Effect on Boilers, 95

Softener, Water. See Water-Softener Solar Heat, Power Production from, 415

— Radiation, Pressures Effects, 453 Solenoids, Design of, 413

Solutions, Salt, Visibility of Molecules, 371 Sound, Measuring Intensity, 452

Sounding Apparatus for Lakes, &c., 207 Sounding-Machines, Kelvin, 133

South Africa. See also Cape Colony; Natal;

Orange River Colony; Rhodesia; Transvaal

— Australian Railways, Report, 56

— Eastern Railway, Elevator for Coaling Loco

motives, 155

London Elevated Railway, Single - Phase Traction, 407 ; Costs, 227, 251, 281. See 204, 271, 348

— Polar Expedition, Scott’s, Motor Sleighs, 317,

QRK ' ' '

— Varanger, Norway, Iron-Ore Deposits and

Briquetting Plant, 383

— Wales Coal-Miners’ Strike, 401

— West, Notes from the, 17, 53, 89,123,163, 210.

235, 269, 303, 333, 365, 399, 443, 475, 503, 537, 579, 603, 633, 667, 701, 737, 769, 799,829, 857, fitH

— Yorkshire, Notes from, 17, 53, 89, 123, 163,

209, 235, 269, 303, 333, 365, 399, 443, 475, 503, 537, 579, 603, 633, 667, 701, 737, 769, 799, 829, 856, 893

Spanner, Self-Adjusting (Fastnut, Ltd.), 462

Spanish Navy, Tne New, 77

— Railways, Report, 62

Spark-Gaps, Wireless Telegraphy, 867

Specifications, Contractors’ and Customers’, 238

— Ferro-Concrete Work, 607

— Patent, Wording of, 438

— Standard, Indian Locomotives, and Materials,

Alfi

Spectra, Chromium and Calcium, 672

— Relation to the Periodic Series, 451

— of Various Metals, 520

Spectrograph, Fdry’s Auto - Collimating and

Focussing Prism for, 451, 519

Spectrophotometer, Hiifner Type, 451

Spectroscope, Beck-Rafferty Wave-Length, 867

Spectroscopic Apparatus, 132

Spectrum Lines, Interference Prism for Resolving, 672

— of Mercury, 451

Speed Indicator, Frahm Vibration, 30

— Indicator, Liquid, 867

— Regulation, Alternating-Current Motors, 515.

See 494, 697

Spelter. See Zinc and Metal Price Diagrams

Spherical Shells, Thick, Stresses in, 324

Spherometer, Aldis, 889

Spring, Periodical, at Croydon, 339

Motor-Car ; Design, 659, 661,663, 689

Spur-Gearing See Gears; Gearing

“St. Lawrence,” Dredger, with Spiral Cutters, 364, 511

St. Louis Locomotive Tests, 255, 289

St. Nazaire Shipbuilding Yard, 847

St. Petersburg-Pekin Railway, 639

Stability of Aeroplanes. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Stains for Metals, 730

Stamping-Press for Sheet Metal, 500 Stamps. See Machine-Tools . Standard Air-Condensers, Electric, /28

— Cells, Weston, 728

— Electric Resistances, Tests, 727

Standards, Electrical; B.A. Report, 45..

— Committee, Engineering; Standardisation ot

Indian Locomotives and Materials, 59a, 614. See 605, 663 . m

Standardisation of Electric Railways, 223, 227, 244 573

— of Locomotives, 605 ; Indian, 595, 614, 663 ;

Great Western Railway, 596

Statics, German Treatise on, 654

Stations, Electric Power. See under Electric

Stead, Dr. J. E., on the Effects of Sulphur and

Silicon on Cast Iron, 508

Steam-Boilers. See Boilers

— Chart of Specific Volumes, 8

— Consumption, Brown-Curtis Turbines; H.M. 8.

“ Bristol,” 466

— Consumption, Brush-Parsons Exhaust-Steam

Turbine, 8

— Consumption, De Laval Turbo Generators, 386

— Consumption, Marine and Stationary Engines,

Effect of Vacuum, 779, 809. See Letters, 794, 825

— Consumption, Ruston-Proctor Semi-Portable

Engine, 16 .

— Consumption. See also Steam Trials; Tur

bines; Tests; Diagrams in Illustration Index

— Consumption, Stumpf Engine, 98

— Latent Heat, 672

— Leakage, Labyrinth Packings, 69, 136. See

Letter, 373

— Lorries. See Motor- Wagons; Tractors; Trac

tion Engines

— Meters, Recording, 438

— Pipes, Automatic Stop-Valve and Drain, 499

— Pipe Jointing Materials, “Rainbow,” 502

— Pipes, Small, Futility of Lagging, 414

— Pumps. See Pumps

— Regulator for Water-Heating, 431

— Superheated. See Superheated Steam

— Trials. See Warships; Trials

— Turbines. See Turbines

— Valve. See Valve

Steamboats. See Straw rs

Steamers, American Lake, Lloyd’s Classification, 546

— Cunard, New, 836

— “ Explorer,” Harrison Line; Engines, 839

— “ France ’ and “Rochambeau,” Construc

tion, 847

— Helm Position, Recorder for, 435

— Mine-Laying and Torpedo-Testing, Portu

guese, 362

— “ Olympic,” White Star Line, 564, 620, 693.

For details see Illustration Index

— Shallow-Draught Paddle, for Siberia, 731

— Steering-Gear, Brown’s Hydraulic Telemotor,

442, 498

— Turbine, Dover-Ostend Service, “ Jan Brey-

del,” “ Pieter de Coninck ” (Cockerill), 84

— Water-Tanks for Preventing Rolling, 832

— See also Warships; Shipping ; Shipbuilding ;

Engines; Turbines

.Steel, Absorption of Occluded Gas, 509

— Beams, Rolling-Mills for, 471, 477

— Bessemer, Experiments on Welding, 510

— Billet Shears (Pels), 643

— Boiler-Plate, Brittle, 673

— Carbon, Theory of Hardening, 490, 548

— Castings, Small Converters for, 296

— Constitution of, Magnetic Tests, 835, 937

— Converters, Small, 296

— Corrosion, Acid Theory, 528

— Effects of Static Stress and Shock, 678

~ Elastic Properties under Torsional Strain, 32

— Electric Furnaces for Refining, 492

— Experiments on Fatigue, 494. See 669

— Forgings, Beardmore’s, 390

— Forgings for Turbine Rotors, 105

— Foundry Furnaces, 151. See Foundry Plant

— Fourth Recalescence State, 509

— Furnace, Gas-Fired, Mason’s, 154

— Furnaces, Open-Hearth, Use of Iron-Ore

Briquettes, 481

— Furnaces, Siemens, Combustion in, 580, 641

— Furnace, Siemens, Theory of, 484. See 151

— Furnace, Wellman Tilting, 154

— Gases in Blisters, 510

— High-Speed, Cutting-Angles ; Speeds and

heeds of Tools, 174, 189, 197. See Letters 241

— High-Speed, Lathe Tools, Testing, 356. See

Erratum, 416

— High-Speed, Mushet, 497

High-Speed Tool, Machines for, 173, 188, 195 197. See Letters, 241 ’

Industry, British, Development, 610

— Industry, German, 552

— Industry, Sheffield, History, 306

Ingots, Closing of Blow-Holes. 509

Z tnd Iron’ See/™™ and Steel Institute and Ghro,nium. Physical Proper-uies, ozu •

— Manufacturers’ Ore Supplies, 708

~ JHasm-ing Gauges, Changes in Length 673

Metallography, Sulphurous Acid for Etching, 471. See Erratum, 512

— Micro-Structure. See Micro-Photographs in

Illustration Index ^j'^pns m

for Motor-Car Construction, 26

— Nature of Martensite, 853, 908

~ ?*tiUr,e of Tro°stite, 853, 905

— PW ’w r Bridge Construction, 274

|Jant, Electric, Eicher-Hiitten-Verein 674 Production, Belgian, 732 verein, 6/4

— Properties of, Chemical and Thermal In

fluences, 528 -*-'ivrmai in-

— Rails, Chinese Manufacture 37°

— Recalescence Curve-Tracer, 889

ctions, Machines for Shearing (Pels), 427,

Steel Tempering, Changes in. Physical Properties, 906

Testa under Alternating Stress, 61

— Wohler Tests, Range of Stress, 494. See 669

— Work. See Bridges ; Poofs ; Columns ;

Floors

_ Works. See Works

Steele and Grant’s Micro-Balance, 423

Steering Gear, Brown’s Hydraulic Telemotor, 442 498

__Qear ’s S. “ Olympic,” 572, 693. See 430

— Recorder, Russell-Rapken, 435

qteetlev Quarries, Aerial Ropeway, /44 Stefan-Boltzmann Radiation Law, 142, 673 Storn Frame Castings, S.S. “ Olympic,” 567 Steven, J. D., on Tooth Gearing, 192, 213. See

Letter,242

Stevens Petrol-Electric Omnibus, 545

Stock and Dies, “ Beaver” Self-Adjusting, 547 ‘‘ Stock" Oil-Fired Converter for bteel, 297 qtnkers Bennis, Amsterdam Power-Station, 700

— ChSn Grate (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 501

— Underfeed, and Air-Heaters, 200 Stones, Building, Durability of, 273

Stone Dust for Preventing Colliery Explosions, 43, 801, 865

Stop-Valve and Drain for Steam-Pipes, 499 Straightening-Machine for Steel Shafting 500 Strainer, Rotary, Condenser Circulating Water, 677

— “Twin,” for Pumps, 563

Strand-Holborn Tramway Tunnel, London, 6/5

I Street Cleaning and Watering, 310. See 740

— Improvements, London, 675, 863, £01

. Lighting, London, Gas and Electric, 511

— Traffic Regulation, 724, 725, 750

— See also Hoads

Strength of Columns. See Columns

— of Materials, German Treatise, 654

Stress, Centrifugal, io Turbines, 101

— in Machines and Structures, 669

_ Optical Determination of, 412

— See also Alternating and Combined

Strike, Cotton Operatives, 401

— German, and Employers’ Insurance, 369 _ shipbuilding Trade, 367, 401, 831

— South Wales Coal-Miners, 401

_ and Trade Unions. See Industrial botes Stripping Plates, Moulding, Manufacture, and

Use, 533

Structural Details. Treatise on, 817

Structure of Metal. See Micro-Photographs in Illustration Index

— Theory of, Treatise on, 619

Stuffing-Box, Carbon-Packed, for Turbines, 466 Stumpf Steam-Engine, 84, 98

Submarine Boats. See Warships

— Telephone Cable, England to France, 868 Suburban Railway E’ectrification, 203, 223, 249,

281, 284, 315, 348, 407, 573

Subway, Tramway, Holborn-Strand, London, 675

Suction Dredger. See Dredger^

Gas Engine. See Engine, Gas

— Gas Producer. See Producer

Sugar-Cane, Crm-hing Rolls (Gebr. Stork), 233

— Cane Refuse, Manufacture of Paper, 893 Sugar Manufacture, Treatise on, 558

Vacuum Pan for, 530

Suisted's Floating Coal-Elevator, 261, 373

Sulphate of Ammonia Fertiliser, 703, 712 of Ammonia Production, 131

Sulphur in Coal-Gas, 528

— Effect on Cast Iron, 508

Sulphurous Acid for Metallographic Etchirg, 471, 512

Sulzer, A., The late, 776

Sunderland Gear-Planing Machine, 352, 394 Superannuation Fund, Elswick Works, 19 Superheated Steam, Brown-Curtis Turbines 466

I — Steam Engine, Compound, 84 Steam-Engine, Sheppee Vehicle, 762

— Steam-Engine, Semi-Portable, 15

— Steam-Engine, Tandem Compound, 16

- Steam Throttle-Valve, 762

Superheaters, De Naeyer Boilers, 200 Superheater, “ Phoenix,” Locomotive, 858, 891 — Steam, Agricultural Engines, 806 Surface Condensers. See Condensers Survey, Hydro-Geological, of U.K ,311

Surveying Instruments, Brussels Exhibition, 132

— Instruments, Glasgow College, 624

— Mine, 44

Sweden, Karlsvik Iron Works, 418

— Lapland, Electric Railway, 23, 185 Waterfalls of, 775, 779

Swedish Iron and Steel Markets, 778

Swing Bridge, See Bridge

Swiss Roads, 309 Switchboards and Gear. See under Electric Syndicate, German Pig-Iron Trade, 373

Table, Wolfensberger's, for Machine-Tools, 399 Tabulating Machine, Hollerith’s, 170 Tachometer, Frahm Vibration, 30

Talla Water Supply, Edinburgh, Purity of, 708 Tank, Testing, Ship Model Making Machine, 63

— Water, for Preventing Ships Rolling, 832 Tar-Macadam Roads, 91, 206, 239, 308, 325, 740

Tasmania, Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, 709 Teaching. See Education

Technical College, Darlington, 610

— Glasgow and West of Scotland, 424. 487, 624,

685, 757 ; Engine Trials, 791, 809, 825

— Mining, Bochum, 704

— Railway, China, 418

Education. See Education

Tees Transporter Bridge, 209

Teeth, Gear. See Gear

Telegraphs, Engine-Room, for Steamers, 427 Telegraphy. See under Electric

— Wireless. See Wireless under Electric

Telemotor, Hydraulic, for Steering-Gears, 442, 498

Telephone. See under Electric

Telescope Mirrors, Rotating Mercury, 507

Telewriter Exchange, Walbrook, 59

Temperature Measurement. See Purometer Thermometer

— Regulator for Liquids, 434

Tempered Steel, Nature of Troostite, 853, 905 Tenders of Locomoth es. See Locomotives

Tenders for Municipal Work, 95

Ternary Alloys, Copper, Manganese, &c., Magnetic Properties, 439, 646

Tests of Aerial Propellers. See Aeroplanes and A ir ships

— Castings for High Pressures, 852, 870

— Drilling • Machines with High-Speed Steel,

197, 434

— Drop, Locomotive Slide-Valves, 852

— Ferro-Concrete Piles, 149

— Laval Turbo-Generators, 386

— Locomotive, Analyses of Results, 255, 289.

See 347, 511, 641, 901

— Low-Grade Fuels in Gas-Producers, 898

— Low-Water, Jacobs-Shupert Locomotive Fire-

Box, 675

— Motor - Cars, Wimperis Accelerometer for,

408, 670, 697

— Specimens, Axial Loading, 511

Testing Files, Professor Ripper’s Method, 361

— Installation, Brown-Curtis Turbines, 465

— Lathe Tools, Professor Ripper’s Speed Incre

ment Method, 356. See Erratum, 416

— Machine, Ball, Hardness, 459

— Machine for Gear Friction, 217. See 192

— Machines, Glasgow College, 685

— Machine, Impact, Rotary, 459

— Machine, Impact Tensile, 860

— Machine for Pressure Gauges (Crosby), 498

— Machine for Roller Bearings, 500

— Turbines, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 375

— See also Trials; Steam Trials; Turbines;

Reichsanstalt; Rational Physical Laboratory; Diagrams in Illustration Index

Textile Trade Effluents, Treatment, 543

Thames, New Bridge, London, 775, 863

Theatre Curtains, Self-Raising Rollers for, 547.

See 415

Theodolites, Brussels Exhibition, 132

Thermal Conductivity, Fire-Clay, 743

— Efficiency, Humphrey Gas-Pump, 718. See

125

Thermo-Couple Bridge, Alternating Currents, 728

Thermo-Couples, 141, 498, 729, 867

— for Gas-Engine Cylinders, 409

— Welding Fine Wires for, 728

Thermometer, Clinical Recording, 867

— Fournier Vapour-Pressure, 497

— Gas, Recent Improvements, 141

— Testing, Reichsanstalt, 729

— See also Pyrometer

Thermometry, Progress in, 141

Thermostat, Sheppee Steam Motor-Vehicle, 762

— for Water Temperature Regulation, 434

Thompson, Professor S. P., on Laws of ElectroMechanics, 413

Thomson, Sir J. J., on Positive Electricity, 422

— Vortex Turbine, Glasgow College, 626 Thornycroft Motor-Car, Worm-Drive, 662

— Hydroplane-Boat “Miranda IV.,” 99, 187, 277 Thrashing-Machine (Clayton and Shuttleworth),

Three-Phase. See Electric

Throttle-Valve, Superheated Steam, 762

Thrust Bearing, Michel, 435

— Block, Brush-Parsons Turbine, 5

— Shaft, S.S. “Olympic,” 571

Tide-Recorder, Field-Cust, Deep Sea, 206, 3^0

Timber Drying Plant, Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 291; Penhoet Shipyard, France, 850

-- Scarcity in U.S., 96

Time-Signals, Radiotelegraphic, 639

Timkin Roller-Bearings, Motor-Car, 693

Tin Alloys, Magnetic Properties, 439, 646

Tin-Copper Alloys, High-Pressure Castings, 852, 870

— Alloys, Shrinkage in Cooling, 683

— See also Alloys

Tin-Plate Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams

Tin, Spontaneous Crystallisation, 459, 813

Titan Crane. See Crane

Tolerances for Machine Work, 118, 200

Tools, Double-Cutting, for Planers, 188 Tool-Grinding Machine, Lumsden, 392

Tools, High-Speed Steel, and Machines for, 173, 174, 188, 189, 195, 197. See Letters, 241

— Lathe, Professor Ripper’s Method of Testing,

356. See Eiratum, 416

— Machine. See Machine-Tools

Tool-Steels, Carbon, Theory of Hardening,490,548 .

— Mushet High-Speed, 497

Tool, Turning, Roller-Steady, Herbert’s, 119 Tooth Gearing. See Gearing

Torpedo-Boats. See Warships

Toipedo-Testing Steamer, Portuguese, 362

Torsion, Behaviour of Steel under, 32

Torsional Elasticity, Wires at High Temperatures, 472

— Vibrations of Shafts, 785, 901

Tcsi Turbine, Design of Rotor, 70

Town Planning, 299, 395, 539, 863, 901

Traction, Electric. See Tramuays and Railways under Electric

— Engines, Use of, 749

— Road, Railless Electric, 724, 725, 749, 774, 803

Tractors, Agricultural, at R. A.S. Trials, 9 ; Mann, 234; Ivel, 234 ; Wallis and Steevens, 234; Saunderson, 276. See 246, 272

— Petrol-Motor for Sleigh, Antarctic Expedi

tion, 317, 855

— Road, Pedrail, 724, 749

— Steam, Boiler Explosion, Langford, 298. See

311

— Steam (Clayton and Shuttleworth, Ltd.), 804

— Steam, Smithfield Show, 803, 805

— Steam, Small, Agricultural, 234. See 240, 272 Trade, British. See also Census of Production

— Disputes, Compulsory Arbitration, 506

— Effluents, River Pollution by, 57, 328, 543,

608, 706

— Union Congress, 437. See 401

— Unions and Labour Exchanges, 438

— Unions and Labour Exchanges, French, 541

— Unions and Parliamentary Representation,

437. See 401

— Unions, Shipbuilding, Agreement, 367, 401,

831

— Unions. See also Industrial Notes; Legal;

Labour; Strike; Lock-Out

Traders’ Railway Wagons, Use of, 772

Trading, Municipal. See Municipal

Traffic, Street, Regulation, 724, 725, 750. See 749, 774, 803

Train, Road, Renard, 724, 725

Training. See Education ; Apprenticeship

Trains. See Locomotives; Railways; Carriages; Electric

Tramcars with Internal-Combustion Engines, 724, 725, 749

— Trolley Standards, Leakage-Indicator, 868

Tramways in Belgium, 725

— London, Statistics, 749

. — and Railway Competition, 204, 271, 281, 407, 469

— Schemes in Parliament, 774, 803

— Tracks, Construction and Maintenance, 309,

325

| — Tunnel, Holborn-Strand, London, 675

I Trans-Continental Railway, Australian, 274

Transandine Railway Tunnel, 880

Transformers, Electric, Stray Flux, 728

Transmission of Power, Electrical, 223, 226, 245, 247

Transmutation of Elements, 510

Transport, Iron Ore, Lapland, 23,185

— of Perishable Goods, U.S. Railways, 21

Transporter, 2^-Ton Electric, Fleetwood Docks, 700

— Bridge, Tees, 209

Transvaal Mines, Electric Power Plant, 735

Trials of Agricultural Motors, 240, 272. See 234, 276

— Boiler, Nicolson’s Theory of Heat Transmis

sion, 764. See Letters, 795, 825, 856, 901

— Brush-Parsons, Exhaust-Steam Turbine, 8

— Grille Water-Tube Boiler, 25, 275

— Humphrey Gas-Pump, 126. See 714

— Motor-Car, Scottish Automobile Club, 750

— Steam, Brazilian Torpedo-Boat Destroyer

(Yarrow), 265

— Steam-Engine, Effect of Vacuum, 809. See

779, 794, 825

— Steamer, Effect of Vacuum on Economy, 811.

See 779, 794, 825

— Turbine Channel Steamer, “ Jan Breydel,”

88

— Warships. See Warships

Triangular Notches, Coefficient of Discharge, 598

Triplane. See Aeroplanes and Airships

Triple-Expansicn Engine. See Engines

Trolley Standards, Tram-Car, Leakage - Indicator, 868

Troostite in Steel, Constitution of, 853, 905

Tropenas Converter for Steel Castings, 296

Trotter’s Portable Photometer, 868. Accelerometer, 868

Trucks. See also Carriages and Wagons

Trunk Railway Lines, Electrification of, 223, 224, 227, 314, 573. See 284

Trusses. See Bridges; Roofs

Trust, German Chemical, 768

— German Pig-Iron Trade, 373

— See also Kartels

Tube Mills, Grondal, 383

— Railways, London, 203, 223, 250, 272, 281,

349, 774

— Thin, Royles’ Coupling for, 497

— See also Pipes

Tuckfield’s Crankless Engine, 427

Tug, Shallow-Draught Paddle, for Siberia, 731

Tunnel, Elbe, Hamburg, Shaft-Sinking, 44

Tunnel Tramway, Holborn-Strand, London, 675 Tunnel, Transandine Railway, 880

Turbines, Belgian Channel Steamer “Jan Breydel,” 84

— Blades, Centrifugal Streses in, 101

— Blading, Materials and Fixing, 66, 68, 69,

105

— Blowers, Hodges’, 16

— Brown-Curtis, H.M.S. “ Bristol,” 465 ; Steam

Consumption, 446

— Carbon-Packed Glands, 466

— Design of Rotating Parts, 64, 101

— Exhaust-Steam, Brush-Parsons, 2

— Exhaust-Steam, for Electric Power Produc

tion, 537

— Exhaust-Steam, S.S. “ Olympic,” 571, 620, 693

— Gas ; Possibilities, 739

— and Gas-Engines, Comparison, 739. See

Letter, 778

— Hydraulic, Girard, Glasgow College, 685

— Hydraulic, Vortex, Glasgow College, 626

— Hydraulic. See also Hydro-Electric ; Hy

draulic; Water; Pelton Wheel

— Laval, Design of Disc and Shaft, 66,101, 104

— Laval, and Electric Generators, 384, 386

— Leakage through Labyrinth Packings, 69,136.

See Letter, 373

— Leakage Between Stages, 67, 69

— Marine, of H.M.SS. “Neptune ” and “Orion,”

306 ; Costs, 336 ; Trials, 514

— Marine, H.M.S. “Newcastle,” 264

— Marine, Manoeuvring Valves, S.S. “Jan Brey

del,” 85 ; S.S. “ Olympic,” 571, 621

— Marine, Nominal Power, 732

— Marine, New Spanish Battleships, 80

— Marine, Parsons, Progress, 603

— Marine, and Reciprocating Engines, Com

bined, S.S. “ Olympic,” 564, 571, 629, 693

•— Marine, Rotors, Balancing, 70

— Marine, Testing, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 375

— Marine, Trials, British Warships. Ste War

ships

— Parsons, 2, 80, 84, 164, 306, 514, 537, 571, 603,

620, 693

— Pump. See Pump Centrifugal

— Rateau, Mixed Pressure, 45

— Rotors, Centrifugal Stresses in, 101

— Rotors, Materials for, 105

— Shafts, Design of, 103. See also 785, 901

— Shops, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 374, 375; Pen-

hoet Shipyard, France, 848

— Similar, Speeds and Outputs, 105

— Steamers. See Steamers

— Warships. See under Warships

— Zoelly (Gebr. Stork), 84

Turbo-Alternators, Parsons’, Randfontein Mines, 735

Turbo-Blowers, Rateau, 45

Turbo-Electric Locomotive, Reid-Ramsay, 54 Tuiin International Exhibition, 742

Turkish Navy and the British Admiralty, 335.

See Letter, 580

Turner, Professor T., Influence of Silicon on Pure Cast Iron, 471, 841 ; on Shrinkage of Alloys during Solidification, 441, 678

Turning-Machines. See Lathes and Automatic under Machine-Tools

Turntables, Locomotive, 170, 171, 180

Turret Lathes. See Machine-Tools

Twist-Drill Grinder. See Machine-Tools

Tyres, Motor Ca-, Air-Compressors for, 31, 502

Underfeed Stokers and Air-Heaters. 200

Underground Railways, London, 203, 223, 250, 272, 281, 319

Underground Railway. See also Tunnels;

Tubes; Railways

Uniflux Condensers, H.M.S. “ Newcastle,” 265

Union, German Chemical Industry, Report, 768

— German Pig-Iron Trade, 373 -

— Trades. See Trade Unions ; . Industrial

Notes; Legal

— See also K artels

United Kingdom, Hydro-Geological Survey, 311

— Kingdom. See British

United States Battleship “ Georgia,” Gun Explosion, 562

— Electric Locomotives, Data, 226, 246

— Lake Steamers, Lloyd’s Classification, 546

— Motor-Car Design, 659, 689

— Navy and Smokeless Powder, 562

— Notes from, 14, 52, 88, 122, 172, 201, 236, 270,

302, 331, 398, 444, 468, 510, 536, 578,601,632, (66, 7(9, 736, 776, 798, 828, 858, 892

— Railroads, Policy, 524

— Railways, Operating Costs, 311

— Railways, Running-Shed Practice, 169, 179,

181, 183

— Railways, Transport of Perishable Goods, 21

— Railways, Wood Sleepers on, 96

— Road Administration, 308

— Tests of Low-Grade Fuels in Gas-Producers,

898

— Timber Scarcity, 96

— See also America

University, Hong Kong, 607

— See also Technical Co'lege

Ural District, Mineral Wealth, 136

V-Notches, Coefficient of Discharge, 598

Vacuum-Brake. See Brake

— Effect on Steam - Engines, 779, 809. See

Letter8,794, 825

— Pan, Steam-Heated, for Sugar, 530

— Pump, Rotary, Lamplough’s 386

— Tubes, Sealing Iron Wires into, 451

Valve, Automatic Stop and Drain, for Steam-Pipes, 499

— Blocks, Hydraulic, Aluminium-Bronze, Tests,

852, 873

— Drop, Garels’, Steam-Engine, 892

— Drop, of Ruston-Proctor Engine, 16

— Gear, Diesel Oil-Engine, 731

— Gear, Differential, Storey’s Steam-Pump, 390

— Gear, Humphrey Gas-Pump, 715. See 125

— Manoeuvring, S.S. “ Olympic,” 571, 621; S.S.

“Jan Brey del,” 85

— Motor-Car Engines, 659, 688

— Pump, Experimental, 685

— Seat Planing-Machine, Portable, 430

— Slide, Drop Tests, 852

— Sluice, Cape Graving Dock, 756

— Steam, Aluminium-Bronze, Tests, 852, 875

— Throttle, Superheated Steam, 762

Valves and Valve-Gear. See also Engines; Locomotives; Regulators ; Motor - Cars; Aeroplanes and Airships

Vanadium Cast Iron, Locomotive Cylinders, 17, 519

Varanger, Norway, Iron-Ore Deposits and Briquetting Plant, 383

Vaughan, H. H., on Handling Locomotives, 169, 179

Vehicles, Self-Propelled. See Motor-Cars; Motor-Carriages, Rail; Motor- Wagons; Tractors; Traction-Engine

Ventilating Fan, Electric, Gelsenkirchen Mines, 518

— and Heating Engineering Shops, 267

— and Heating Locomotive Running-Sheds, 182

Ventilation, Plenum System, Glasgow College, 426

Venturi Water-Meters at Olympia, 462

Vessels. See Ships; Steamers; Warships

Viaducts. See also Bridges

Vibration Tachometer, Frahm, 30

Vibrations of Shafts, 785. See Letter, 901

Vickers Co.’s Aerial Propellt r Testing Apparatus,

39. See Letters, 208, 242, 319/377, 411, 580 “ Vilcar” Mechanism and Flapping Flight, 889 Volume Elasticity, Metals, Influence of Tem

perature, 672

“Von der Tann,” German Cruiser, 27

Vortex, Evolutions of a, 422

— Turbine, Glasgow College, 626

“ Vulcan ” Magnetic Clutch for Blowing-Engines, 100

Vulcan Company’s Shipyard at Hamburg, 147, 230, 290, 374, 525

Wages Cost of Coal Production, 95

Wagons, Cattle, Railway ; Disinfection, 472

— Motor ; Road-Resistance and Power, 408, 670.

See 697

— Motor, Use of, 749

— Railway, 40-Ton Steel Self-Discharging, 530

— Railway, Design of Journals, 723

— Railway, for Motor-Cars, P.L.M. Railway, 201

— Railway, Use of, Privately-Owned, 772

— Steam Motor (Aveling and Porter), 9, 803

— Steam Motor, Agricultural Show, 9

— Steam, Sheppee, 762. See Erratum, 795

— Steam. See Motor - Wagons; Tractors;

Traction Engine

Walbrook Telewriter Exchange, 59

Wallis and Steevens’ Agricultural Tractor, 234.

See 240, 272

Walls, Retaining, on Mud Foundations, Treatise on, 558

Warfare, Effect of Aeroplanes and Airships, 470

Warships:

Admiralty and Commercial Propagandism, 335. See Letter, 580

continued.

Australian Navy, Destroyers for, 404

Brazilian Torpedo-Boat Destroyers (Yarrow), 265

“Dreadnought” Battleships of the World, 654

Engines, Gas and Oil, for Battleships, 305. See Letters, 329, 511, 546, 598

French Battleship “Diderot,” Construction, 847

— Naval Dockyards, 806

German Cruiser “Von der Tann,” 27

Guns, 12-In. 50-Calibre, Naval (Vickers), 222

— 13.5-In., in H.M. Cruiser “Lion,” 237, 636

— Life and Wear of, 773

Gun-Power of British Battleships, 305

Guns, Wire-Wound and Solid, Comparative Stiffness, 877

H.M. Battleship “Monarch” Class ; Admi-ralty Orders. 836

— “Neptune,” Guns and Machinery, 305 ;

Trials, 514

— Battleship “Orion,” Guns and Machinery, 306 ; Costs, 336

— Cruiser “Bristol” with Brown-Curtis Turbines, 465 ; Trials, 466

— Cruisers, Design, 237

— Cruiser “Gloucester,” Steam Trials, 241

— Cruiser “Lion,” Design, 237

— Cruiser “Newcastle,” 264

— Scout-Cruiser “Falmouth,” 441

H.M.SS. Building, €0, 508

H.M. Scout Cruisers, Development, 441

H.M.SS. Steam Trials, 1910, 897

H.M. Submarine “DI,” with Wireless Installation, 444

H.M. Torpedo-Boat Destroyers, Steam Trials, 1910, 898

H.M. Naval Construction, 1910, 896

— Navy Controller, Sir J. Jellicoe’s Work, 864 '

— Naval Cadets, Preparatory Training, 776

— Construction, Secrecy in, 335, 636. See Letter, 580

— Dockyard, Cape Colony, 591,621. 651,756, 818, *884. For Details see Illustration Index

— Policy. See Naval; Nayy; Admiralty

— Requirements and Social Reform, 129.

See 771

Naval Shipbuilders and Foreign Work, 335.

See Letter, 580

— Shipbuilding, 1910, British, 896

Navy League Annual, 653

Portuguese Mine-Laying and Torpedo-Testing Steamer, 362

Spanish Battleships “Alphonso XIII.,” “ Espana,” and “ Jaime I.,” 80

— Navy, The New, 77

Submarines of the World’s Navies, Treatise on, 620

Torpedo-BoatDestroyers,British andForeign, Launched in 1910, 897

Turbines, Parsons, in Foreign War Vessel”, 603

Turkish Navy and British Admiralty, 335. See Letter, 580

United States Battleship “Georgia,” Gun Explosion, 562

Yarrow Boilers in Warships, 545. See Letters, 732, 778

Waste Heat Power Plants, N.E. Coast, 537

Water, Bacterial Purification, Sand and Mechanical Filters, 708. See 888

— Consumption of Engines. See Steam Con

sumption

— Ejectors, Theory, 869

— Feed-Heaters. See Feed- Water Heaters

— Feed, Removing Oil from, 526

— Filters. See Filters

— Flow over Triangular Notches, 598

— Gas. See Producer Gas

— Gauge-Glasses and Protectors, 498, 499

— Level Regulator for Boilers, 498

— Meter, “Arrow” Straight-Flow, 502

— Meters, Venturi, at Olympia, 462

— Power. See Hydraulic; Hydro-Electric

— Proofing Buildings, 60

— Pumps. See Pumps

— Purification, De-Clor Chlorine Process, 888

— Reservoir. See Reservoir

— Sea, Distillation, Treatise on, 619

— Softener, Vulcan Co., Hamburg, 526

— Softening for Locomotives, 158, 170, 171

— Softening, Wellingborough Water Works, 836

— Strainer, “Twin,” for Pumps, 563

— Strainer, Rotary, 677

— Supplies (Protection Bill), 1910, 310

— Supply, Edinburgh, Purity, 708

— Supply, Maschinenfabrik Augsburg Nttrn-

berg, 345

— Supply Schemes in Parliament, 775, 803

_Temperature Regulator, Automatic, 434

— Testing, Electric Conductivity Method, 807.

See 888

— Tube Boiler. See Boiler

— Turbines. See Turbines

— Vapour, Saturation Pressure, 672

— Wheel. See Pelton Wheel; Turbine

— Works, Portsmouth, 495

— Works, Reading ; De-Clor Purification, 888

— Works, Wellingborough ; Softening Plant, 836

— See also Irrigation

Waterways. See also Rivers; Canals

Watt, James, Letter, Presentation to American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 169

Wave Propagation in Gaseous Explosions, 452.

See 357 ™ 7

— Telegraphy. See Wireless Telegraphy under

Electric

“ Waverley” Motor-Car, 663

Wax Polishing Beds for Metallography, 108

“Weardale” Gas-Fired Annealing Furnace, 791

Weather. See Meteorological

Webs, Plate-Girder, Design, 39

Weekes, R. W., on Gravity Self-Raising Rollers for Maps, &c., 547. See 415

Weir-Uniflux Condensers, H.M.S. “Newcastle, 265

Weirs, Triangular, Coefficient of Discharge, 598 Welding, Oxy-Acetylene, 462

Welding Steel, Experiments on, 510

Velin Quadrant Davit for Ships’ Boats, 14 Wellingborough Water Works ; Softening Plant, 836

Wellman TiltingSteel Furnace, 151

West, H. J., The late, 641

— Riding Rivers, 57, 133, 293, 328, 543, 608, 706

— of Scotland Iron and Steel Institute;

Presidential Address, 610

Western Australian Railways, Report, 238 Westinghouse, G., on the Electrification of Railways, 223, 244. See 203, 573

Westinghouse Silica Mercury-Vapour Lamp, 343

Weston Standard Cells, 728

Westphalian Mine-Owners’ Association and Miners’ School, 704

Wheels, Detachable, Motor-Car, 693

— Gear. See Gears ; Gearing

— Locomotive, Drop-Pits for, 170, 171

Whipple, R. S., on Recent Advances in Pyrometry, 141

Whirling Speeds of Shafts, 104, 785, 901

White Star Liner “ Olympic,” 564, 620, 693. For Details see Illustration Index

Whiting Brass-Melting Furnaces, 560 ; Malleable-Iron Furnace, 789; Annealing-Oven for Malleable Castings, 791

Whitworth’s Double Cutting Tools for Planers, 188

Whyte, F. M., on Handling Locomotives at Terminals, 169, 181

Wien-Planck Radiation Law, Determination of Constants 673

Jlesden Junction Railway Accident, Williams-Mitchell Luffing-Gear for Cranes, 7b« Wilson, Prof. E.', Apparatus for Producing High

Tension Electrical Discharges, 414, 678

Wimperis Accelerometer, 408, 670. See 697

Wimperis, H., on Road Resistance of Motor

Vehicles, 408. See 670, 697

Wind, Power Production from, 415

Winding-Gear, Electrical, 44

Windley’s Caliper and Limit-Gauges, 430

Wire, Brass, Iligh-Temperature Tensile Tests, 440, 448

— Cables, Stranded, High-Frequency Resistance,

728

— Fine, for Thermo-Couples, Welding, 728

— High-Temperature Torsion Tests, 472

— Iron, Sealing into Glass Tubes, 451

— Ropeway, Excavating, Erie Canal, 327

— Ropeways in Mining Industry, 45

— Ropeway, Steetley Quarries, 744

— Wound Guns, Stiffness, 877

Wohler’s Tests of Steel, 61, 494, 669

Wolf, Dr.-Ing. Rudolf, The late, 807

Wolfensberger’s Universal Work-Table for Machine-Tools, 390

Volseley Motor-Cars, 627 ; Sleigh, 317, 855

Vood, Heat Conductivity of, 397

Drying Plant, Vulcan Shipyard, Hamburg, 291; Penhoet Shipyard, France, 850

Reinforced Concrete, Tests, 820

ood, Professor R. W., on Echelette Gratings and the Mercury Telescope, 506

I Wood-Working Machinery. See Machnxe-Toolt

I Woollen Trade Effluents, Treatment, 543

Woolwich Polytechnic, Impact Tensile Testing-Machine, 860

Work-Table, Wolfensberger’s, for Machine-Tools, 390

Works:

Alkali, British, Report on, 131

Engineering Shops, Heating Apparatus, 267

French, Inspection of, 606

Hanyang, China, Iron and Steel, 371. See 491

Herbert, Alfred, Ltd., Coventry and Edg-wiok,113

Ore-Briquetting, S. Varanger, Norway, 383

Shipbuilding, Chantier et Ateliers de St.

Nazaire, 847

Shipbuilding Yards, Spanish, 77

Shipbuilding Yard, Vulcan Co.’s, Hamburg, 147, 230, 290, 374, 525

Steel, Utilisation of Electric Power, 494, 515.

See 537, 697

Works Management. See Herbert's Works

Workshops, Simon’s Bay Naval Yard, 884

Workman,Clark, and Co.; Exhaust-Steam Turbine

Plant, 2

Workmen’s Compensation. See Legal

Workmen and Labour-Saving Appliances, 635,645

Workmen’s Pension Fund and Bank, Elswick

Works, 19

Worm-Gears for Motor-Car Drive, 632, 659, 662 688, 689

Worm-Wheel, Worn, 17®

Worthington Pumps and Condensing Plant, 502

— Centrifugal Pump, Glasgow College, 685

Wright Aeroplane, Propeller Efficiency, 580

Wrought-Iron. See Iron

X-Ray Coil, W’ilson’s System, 414, 678

— Tubes, Comparisons of Anti-Cathodes, 7/5

Xylonite for Optical Determination of Stress 412

Yacht “Mohawk,” with Auxiliary Motor, 821

Yarmouth, Breydon Swing Railway Bridge ; Ball.

Bearing Centre, 345

— North Sea Fisheries’ Exhibition, 613,637

“ Yarra,” Australian Destroyer. Trials, 404

Yarrow Boilers for British Warships, 545. Ste Lkttehs, 732, 778

Year-Books. See Litkratcrr Iniucx

York’s Rolling-Mill for Steel Beams, 477

Yorkshire, West Riding Rivers, 1904-10, 57, 133 293, 328, 543,608, 7(«8 *

“Zig-Zag” Milling File, 430

Zinc-Aluminium Alloys, Assaying, 682; Tests 68?, 683

— Alloys, Shrinkage during Solidification, 441,

678. See also A Uoyt

Zinc-Copper Alloys, Heat Treatment, 440, 447

Zinc Loss from Brass in Annealing, 440, 448

Zoelly Steam Turbine (Gcbr. Stork), 84

— Turbine, Des’gn of Rotating Parts, 67

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