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Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General
Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index: General

Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1951 Jan-Jun: Index

GENERAL INDEX. Illustrated Subjects are Marked with an Asterisk after the Number of the Page.

  • ABADAN Refinery, Position Under Persian Nationalisation, 789
  • Accessories, Fixing, for Building Purposes, Specification, 595

Accidents :

  • Accident Compensation. See Workmen's Compensation under Labour
  • — Industrial, Chief Inspector of Factories, Report for 1949, 438
  • Breakdown of Cornish Engine at South Crofty, Cornwall, 53*
  • Chief Inspector of Mines, Annual Report 352
  • Failures with Naval Reduction Gearing, 25*
  • Fire in Passenger Train near Beattock Summit, Report on, 330
  • Losses of Small Ships, Causes of, 398
  • — of H.M. Submarine “ Affray,” 502 Mining Accidents, Reduction in, 608 Railway Derailment, Trains Near Mansfield, Report on, 401
  • at Tollerton, Due to Buckled Track, Report on, 40
  • Road Accidents, Scientific Investigations on, 406
  • Shipping, Vessels Lost, Lloyd’s Statistics, 159, 479
  • Accles and Pollock, Ltd., Sodium-Hydride Tube-Descaling Plant, 173
  • Accounting Machine, Automatic (National Cash Register Co., Ltd.), 516*
  • Accumulator Vehicles. See Motor Truck Acetylene Welding. See Welding Ackermann, A. S. E., the Late, 439
  • Acoustics in Broadcasting Studios, Methods of Test, 794*
  • — Fundamentals of (Review), 649 Activated Sludge. See Sewage
  • Acton, Wheel and Axle Repair Shops at, 12* Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address Adhesive Bonding Process for Metals, 144* Administrators, Engineers in Role of, 542 Admiralty. See Warships
  • Admittance Methods, Applications to Small Oscillations, 650*
  • Adremath Computator Co., Ltd., Trigonometrical Indicator, 667
  • Aerial, Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793
  • — Navigation. See Aeronautics
  • — Propellers. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — Radio Transmitting, Design and Performance, 794
  • — System for London-Birmingham Television
  • Link, 447*
  • — Transport. See Aeronautics
  • Aero Research, Ltd., Adhesive Bonding Process for Metals, 144* ; Redux Bonding Process for Aircraft Construction, 605*, 639* Aerodynamics. See Aeronautics' Aeronautical Society, Royal, Metal Adhesive Processes, by F. H. Parker, 144*; Bleriot Lecture on Power, Weight and Speed of Aircraft, by Mr Roy, 295; Progress Towards Electrical Serviceability, by R. H. Woodall and W. A. Higgs, 331; Pilot-Ejection Seats for High-Speed Aircraft, by J. Martin, 368; Some Aspects of Modern Naval Aircraft Design, by D. L. H. Williams, 449*; Garden Party at White Waltham Aerodrome, 567; Planning and Production Methods Used in Construction of de Havilland “ Comet,” by H. Povey, 605*, 639*; Belfast Branch : Recent Developments in Aeroplane Landing Gear, by H. G. Conway, 233* ; Bristol Branch: Aerodynamic Oscillations of Suspension Bridges, by Dr. R. A. Frazer, 270*; Coventry Branch : Some Aspects of Flight Research, by H. Davies, 229

Aeronautics :

  • Aerodrome, White Waltham, Display of Aircraft at, 567
  • — See also Airport (below)
  • Aerodynamic Investigation of Turbine-Blade Losses, 773*
  • Aerodynamics Research at Cambridge University, 507
  • Aeronautical and Marine Technical Association, French, Paris Meeting, Programme, 559
  • — Research Laboratories, Melbourne, Sheet-Metal Blades for Fans, 681*
  • Aeroplane, Bombing, “ Canberra,” Record Atlantic Crossing by, 227
  • — Bristol “ Brabazon,” Twin “ Centaurus ” Power Plant for, 503, 509*
  • — “Comet,”de Havilland, Undercarriage
  • of, 233*; Methods Used in Construction of, 605*, 639*
  • — “88 Comet” (de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 749*
  • — Landing Gear, Developments in, 233* — See also /Seaplane and Flying Boat (below)
  • Aircraft, “Arado 234,” Skid Undercarriage and Take-Off Trolley of, 234*
  • Aeronautics—continued.
  • Aircraft Components, Hydraulic Press for (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 641*. See Erratum, 684
  • — Delta-Wing Research (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 474*
  • — Electrical Systems, Serviceability, 331
  • — Engineering Training in, Society of British Aircraft Constructors Scheme, 146, 295
  • — Fairchild “ Packet,” Tracked Under- Carriage of, 234*
  • — in Flight, Investigations on, 229
  • — Hangar, Aluminium-Alloy, London Airport, 654*
  • — High-Speed, Pilot-Ejection Seats, 368
  • — Icing Research, Nephelometric Instrumentation for, Report on, 96
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects, 213
  • — “ Messerschmitt 163,” Skid Under
  • carriage of, 234*
  • — Naval, Aspects of Design of, 449*
  • — — “ Fairey 17,” 451*
  • —• Power, Weight and Speed of, 295
  • — Structures, “ Redux ” Bonding Process for, 144*
  • Airport, London, Aluminium-Alloy Aircraft Hangar at, 654*
  • — See also Aerodrome (above)
  • “ Arado 234 ” Skid Undercarriage and Take-Off Trolley of, 234*
  • “ Brabazon,” Bristol, Twin “ Centaurus ” Power Plant for, 503, 509*
  • Bristol Helicopter 171, with Alvis “ Leonides ” Engine, 750*
  • “ Canberra ” Bombing Aeroplane, Record Atlantic Crossing, 227
  • Civil Aviation, Ministry of, Report of Interdepartmental Helicopter Committee, 419
  • “ Comet ” Aircraft, de Havilland, Bogie Undercarriage of, 233*; Methods Used in Construction of, 605*, 639*
  • “ Comet ” 88 Aircraft, 749*
  • “ Derwent ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749* Engine, Aeroplane, Armstrong-Siddeley “ Python ” Propeller Turbine, 749*
  • — — Bristol “ Proteus ” Propeller Tur
  • bine, 749* !
  • Clayton Lecture on Developments 227
  • Courses at School of Gas-Turbine Technology, 199
  • de Havilland “ Ghost,” 749*
  • Gas-Turbine, Cordite-Charge Starter for (Rotax, Ltd.), 31*
  • Gas-Turbine, Developments in, 227 Jet, Whittle Original, 749*
  • — — Jet, Whittle, Turbine Problems in
  • Development of, 298
  •  ? for Naval Aircraft ,450*
  • “ P.24,” with Co-Axial Propellers, 450*
  • Rolls-Royce Merlin, for Driving Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • Rolls-Royce “ Derwent ” Jet, 749* Twin 18-Cylinder “ Centaurus ” for Bristol “ Brabazon,” 503, 509*
  • —- — See also Turbines, Gas
  • — Helicopter, Alvis “ Leonides,” 750* Fairey Delta-Wing Aircraft, 474* “ Fairey 17 ” Naval Aircraft, 451* Flight at Supersonic Speeds, 295 Flying Boats in War, 268
  • Fuelling Aircraft, Motor Vehicle for, Thompson-Leyland, 546*
  • “ Ghost” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749* Hangar, Aircraft, Aluminium-Alloy, London Airport, 654
  • Helicopter, Bristol, with Alvis “ Leonides ” Engine, 171, 750*
  • •— Committee, Interdepartmental, Report on, 419
  • — Twin-Engined Bristol “ 173,” 321 Landing Gear, Aeroplane, Developments in, 233*
  • “ Leonides ” Alvis Engine for Bristol Helicopter 171, 750*
  • Merlin, Rolls-Royce, Aeroplane Engines, for Driving Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • “ Messerschmitt 163 ” Aircraft, Skid Undercarriage of, 234*
  • “ P.24 ” Aeroplane Engine, 450*
  • “ Packet ” Aircraft, Fairchild, Tracked Undercarriage of, 234*
  • Pilot-Ejection Seats for High-Speed Aircraft, 368
  • Pins, Solid and Split Taper, for Aircraft, Specification, 755
  • Power Plant Developments in Aircraft, 295 Probe and Drogue Method of Refuelling in Flight, 491*
  • Propellers, Aeroplane, Co-Axial, 450* —• of Bristol “ Brabazon,” Whirling Rig for Tests of, 511*
  • Proteus ” Bristol Propeller Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • “ Python ” Propeller Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Refuelling in Flight by Probe and Drogue Method, 491*
  • Rolls-Royce “ Derwent ” JetTEngine, 749*
  • A er onautics—continued.
  • Rolls-Royce Merlin Aeroplane Engines, for Driving Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • Royal Air Force, Record Atlantic Crossing by “ Canberra ” Jet Bomber, 227
  • Screws, Grub, for Aircraft, Specification, 755
  • Seaplane, Vickers Supermarine “ S6B,” 749*
  • Whittle Jet Engine, Turbine Problems in Development of, 298
  • Whittle Original Jet Engine, 749*
  • Wind Tunnel at Cambridge University 677*
  • —• — Investigations on Suspension
  • Bridges, 270*
  • —? — at Manchester College of Technology, 362*
  • at National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • — — Tests for Determination of Losses
  • in Turbine Blades, 773*
  • Tests of Dome of Discovery, 454* Tests, National Physical Laboratory, for Severn Suspension Bridge, 714
  • — — Tests of “ Skyion,” 589*
  • Wing Loading of Modern Aircraft, 295 See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Aeroplanes. See Aeronautics
  • “ Affray,” H.M. Submarine, Loss of, 502 Age and Skill; Experimental Approach (Re
  • view), 693 Agecroft Power Station, 346* “ Agenoria ” Locomotive of 1829, 731* Agglomerating Kiln, Smidth, for Iron Ore, 761,
  • 776
  • Agricultural Machinery Exhibition, Paris, 429*, 460*
  • —? — Industry, Position and Prospects in, 91.
  • See 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • — Motors. See Engines; Motors; Tractors
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Agriculture and Fisheries, Ministry of, Report on Land Drainage in England and Wales, 471
  • — See also Irrigation and PARAGRAPH INDEX “ Ain-al-Bahr,” Motor Survey Launch for
  • Pakistan, 188*
  • Air, Compressed. See Compressed Air —? Compressor, Agricultural, Tractor-Mounted (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 583* Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival
  • Hall, 741*
  • — — for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experiences
  • with, 358*, 384*, 416*
  • for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • — — Sleeve-Valve, Diesel-Driven, Portable
  • (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 583*
  • -See also Gas Compressor
  • — Conditioning Plant (Birlec, Ltd.), 518 Plants, Royal Festival Hall, 538*
  • — Elutriator for Examination of Stack Dusts,
  • 585*
  • — Filter for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experiences
  • with, 384*
  • —-• — Specification, 497
  • — Force, Royal. See Aeronautics
  • — Heater, Gas-Fired, with Hypact Burner, 486 Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 243*
  • — Pollution. See Smoke Abatement
  • — Refractive Index of, Determination at Radio
  • Frequencies, 714
  • — Screws. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — Upper, Radar-Sonde System of Measure
  • ment, 203
  • Aircraft. See Aeronautics
  • Airscrew Co. and Jicwood, Ltd., Waterloo Station Gate, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*
  • Alabama Power Co., Experiments on Underground Gasification of Coal, 513*
  • Alcock, E., the Late, 292
  • Alder, N. L., on Measurement of Upper Wind and Air Data, 203
  • Alexander, G. H., Machinery, Ltd., Honing Tools, 32
  • Alite Machines, Ltd., Automatic Stoppering Machine, 187*
  • Allen, E., and Co., Ltd., Exhibits at British Industries Fair, 584
  • Allen, J., and Sons (Oxford), Ltd., Mobile Shovel Fitted with Crane Boom, 553*
  • Allen, Dr. N. P., on Developments of Creep- Resisting Alloys, 235*. See 227, 282
  • Allen, W. H., Sons and Co., Ltd., Allen-Stoec- kicht High-Speed Epicyclic Gearing, 117* ; Steam Turbines for Immingham Factory for Fertiliser Manufacture, 592* ; 800-kW Turbo-Generators, 624*
  • Allott, C. S., and Son, Westwood Power Station, 436*
  • Allowances in Machine Work. See Gauges Alloys. See Metallurgy; Microphotographs;
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Allt Gleann Udalain Dam, Lochalsh Hydro- Electric Scheme, 39*
  • Alphamin, Ltd., Aluminium-Cork Sandwich Panels, 315 ; Aluminium-Cork Sandwich Roof, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Alternating Current. See Electric
  • — Stress. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Alternators. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • Aluminising Machine for Cathode-Ray Tube Manufacture, 496*
  • Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Cork Sandwich Panels (Alphamin, Ltd.), 315 Sandwich Roof, Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 666*
  • — Development Association, History-of-Alu
  • minium Exhibition, 599
  • — Sections, Specification, 497
  • — Solubility of Sodium in, 493
  • — Use in Combating Corrosion of Structures,
  • 737
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Alvis “ Leonides ” Helicopter Engine, 750* America. See United States
  • American and British Iron-Foundry Practice, Conference on, 219, 269
  • American Mathematical Society, Elasticity (Review), 712
  • — Researches on Creep-Resisting Alloys, 235
  • — Society for Testing Materials. See Testing
  • — See also United States
  • Analyser, Flue-Gas, and Loss Meter (Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd.), 489*
  • — Oxygen, Magnetic (Elliott Brothers (Lon
  • don), Ltd.),'411*
  • Analysis, Chemical, Direct-Writing Polarograph for (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 88* of Iron and Steel, Methods of, Specification, 576
  • Standard Methods for Titanium and Chromium in Iron and Steel, 497
  • Anderson, Dr. D., on Underground Railway Planning and Construction, 685
  • Anderson, J., Pioneer of Technical Education (Review), 76
  • Anderson, Sir J., on Science in Service of Community, 630, 799
  • Anemometers, Electrical, Development of, 146
  • — Hot-Tube Advantages of, 654
  • Anglo-American Council on Productivity, Visits of Teams, 10, 36, 66,123, 279, 309, 338; Report of Mechanical-Handling Team, 49; Iron-Foundry Practice Conference on, 219, 269 ; Report of Productivity Team on Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry, 629
  • Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Position under Persian Nationalisation, 789
  • Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., 1,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, M.S. “ Auris,” 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • Angus, Dr. H. T., on Metallurgical Aspects of American Foundry Practice, 219; on Training for British and American Iron Foundrymen, 219
  • Annealing. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Annuals and Reference Books, 30,59,114,272, 420, 431, 515, 699. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Antiquity, Metallurgy in, Notebook for Archaeologistsand Technologists (Review), 424
  • Apparatus for Accurate Measurement of Frequency, 216*
  • — Scientific, Physical Society’s Exhibition
  • 409*, 425*, 457*
  • Appleby-Frodingham Works, Iron-Ore Sinter Making at, 761, 776; Full-Scale Blast- Furnace Trials at, 776
  • Applied High Frequency, Ltd., 25-kW Induction Heater, 552*
  • Appointments. See PARAGRAPH INDEX Apprenticeship. See Education
  • “ Arado 234 ” Aircraft, 234*
  • Arc. See Electric; Furnace ; Welding
  • Arch Bridge, Steel, Over ChauditSre River, Quebec, 238*
  • Archdale Boring Machine for Motor-Car Cylinder Blocks, 709*
  • Architects, Naval. See Naval Architects Architecture, Contemporary Structures in (Review), 276
  • Armament Research Department, High-Speed Cin6 Camera, 458*; Magnetically-Suspended Rotating Mirror, 459*
  • — See Guns
  • Armstrong-Siddeley “ Python ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Armstrong, Sir W. G., Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd. Hydraulic Press for Aircraft Components, 641*. See Erratum, 684
  • Arrol, Sir W., and Co., Ltd., Peat-Transport Cranes, Portarlington Power Station, 390*
  • Artillery. See Guns and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Arts, Royal Society of, Exhibition of Exhibitions, 135; 1851-1951, A Century of British Engineering, by W. T. O’Dea, 301; Atkinson Lecture on Electricity Supply Position, by Sir J. Hacking, 475; Cadman Lecture on Safety in Mines, by Sir A. Bryan,608
  • Asea Electric, Ltd., 12-5-MW Stal-Ljfingstrom Turbo-Generator, 391*
  • Aslib, Annual Report, 503
  • Asphalt, Hot, and Coated Macadam Plant (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 523*
  • Assembly Conveyor for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (Leyland Motors, Ltd.), 42*
  • Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., Underfloor Diesel Engine for Motor Coach, 673 Association, British. See British Association
  • — Engineering. See Institutions
  • — Technique Maritime et ASronautique, Pro
  • gramme of, 559
  • Ateliers de Construction Mdcaniques S.A., 33,000-h.p. Kaplan Turbines, 333*
  • — Faverolles, Three-Wheeled Agricultural
  • Tractor, 430*
  • — de Poclain, Manure Spreader, 463* Atkinson Lecture on Electricity Supply Position, 475
  • “ Atlantic Duchess,” M.S., 4,300 b.h.p. Geared Diesel Engines, 61*
  • — Liners. See Ships ; Steamers; Motorships Atmospheric Pollution. See Smojte Abatement Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, Courses in Use of Radioactive Isotopes, 249; Conference on Use of Radioactive Isotopes in Industry, 534
  • — Particles, Artificial Acceleration of, 599 Atomiser, Fuel, for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experiences with, 385*
  • Attemperators, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 242*
  • Audibert, E., Award of Medal of Institution of Mining Engineers to, 105
  • Audio-Frequency Signal Level Recorder (Dawe Instruments, Ltd.), 457*
  • Audio Tester (MarconiInstruments, Ltd.), 410* “ Auris,” M.S., 1,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alternator Set for, 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • Austin, Dr. J. B.,on Equilibrium and Reaction Rate in Blast Furnace, 713
  • Autoclavefor “ Redux ” Bonding Process, 144* Autogenous Welding. See Welds and Welding Autographic Method of Checking Micrometer Screws, 300*
  • Automatic Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Stokers. See Stokers Automobiles. See Motor Cars Auxiliary Machinery, Marine. See Marine Avery, W. and T., Ltd., 100-ton Tensile-Testing
  • Machine, 582*
  • Aviation. See Aeronauiics
  • Axles, Motor Car. See Motor-Car Details
  • — and Wheel Repair Shops of London Trans
  • port Executive, 12*
  • Axleboxes for Standardised Railway Carriages 113
  • Ayre, Sir A. L.,on Resistance and Propulsion of, Ships, 378, 767, 800*
  • BABCOCK and WILCOX, LTD., Supersonic Testing of Welded Pressure Vessels, 29* ; Boilers for Bromborough Power Station, 374; Boiler, Portarlington Power Station, 390*; Boiler, Westwood Power Station, 436* ; Boiler, Staythorpe Power Station; 500* ; Boilers, Rye House Power Station, 532* ; Boilers, Barking “ C ” Power Station, 628* ; Boilers, Blackwall Point Power Station, 692* ; Boilers for Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*
  • Bagnall, W. G., Ltd., 480-b.h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive for Steel Works, 158* ; 2-6-2 Side-Tank Locomotive for Tanganyika, 220*
  • Bailey Bridge Over River Thames for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 557*
  • Bailey Meters and Controls, Ltd., Boiler Control Equipment, Portarlington Power Station, 390*
  • Bailey, Dr. R. W., on Steam Piping for High Pressures and High Temperatures, 471. See LETTER, 535
  • Baker, J., and Bessemer, Ltd., 400-kW Grid- Controlled Rectifier for Tyre-Rolling Mill, 68*
  • Baker, Prof. J. F.,on Effect of Internal Stresses on Behaviour of Members in Plastic Range, 212*
  • “ Balaena ” Whale Factory Ship, Model of Stern, 730*
  • Balancing Machine, Electrical Dynamic, for Alternator Rotors (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 138*
  • Balfour, Beatty and Co., Ltd., Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 369*. See LETTER, 472; Woodhead-Dunford Bridge Tunnel, 785*
  • Ball Bearings. See Bearings
  • Ball, Sir W. V., on Remoter Consequences of Nationalisation, 261
  • Band Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • Bandstead, Kingswood Warren Radio Research Station, 793*
  • Banks, Air Comdre. F. R., on Developments in Aircraft Engines, 227
  • Bankside Power Station, 564*
  • “ Bantam ” Rotary Cultivator, 696* Bars and Blanks, Shearing of, 493
  • — Cropping Machine. See Machine Tools Barclay, A., Sons and Co., Ltd., 300-b.h.p. Diesel,
  • Mechanical Locomotive, 70*
  • Barking “ C ” Power Station; 628*
  • Barkla, H. M., on High-Speed Sailing of Ships, 440
  • Barlow-Whitney, Ltd., High-Vacuum Drying and Pressure-Impregnating Plant, 549*
  • Barnborough Substation, Yorkshire, 638
  • Barnes, W. F., and J., Drilling and Tapping Machines, 710*
  • Barrels, Gun, 20-Pdr., Forging and Oil Quenching, 718*
  • Barrelling Unit for Nickel-Plating Work (W. Canning and Co., Ltd.), 583
  • Bartlett, V. F., on Power-Station Design and Construction, 746
  • Bartram and Sons, Ltd., M.S. “ India,” 253* Batho, Prof. C.,the Late, 378
  • Batt, E. G., on Present-Day Refrigeration Industry, 759,783
  • Battersea Bridge Over River Thames, Reopening of, 78
  • — Polytechnic,Combined Bendingand Torsion
  • Testing Machine for Concrete, 21*
  • Battery Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • Beacon, Shot-Tower, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 782*
  • Beam, Floor, Mean Loads on, 179*. See LETTER, 535
  • — Stress Distribution in, and Plastic Theory,
  • 212*
  • Bearing, Ball,75-h.p. Testing Machine for, 111*
  • — Friction and Lubrication of, 588
  • —for 750-kW Gas Turbine, 417*
  • — Roller, Increased Adoption for Railway
  • Rolling Stock, 136
  • Beattock Summit, Report on Fire in Pasenger Train Near, 330
  • BechtelCorporation, Topack-Milpitas Natural- Gas Pipeline, 613*
  • Becking of Hollow Forgings, 541*
  • Beddington Substation, 132-kV Air-Blast Circuit Breaker, 89*
  • Beech, A. S., on Mechanical Aids to Foundry, 324*, 355*
  • Beet, Sugar, Top Saver (Catchpole Engineering Co., Ltd.), 696*
  • — Topping Unit (J. Moreau), 462*
  • Belgian Collieries, Utilisation of Methane in, 77 Bell, Blast-Furnace, for High-Top Pressure Operation, 608*
  • Bell, J., on Wind-Velocity Instruments for Naval Craft, 146
  • Bellingham, E., on Coal Utilisation, 472. See 376
  • Belting, Conveyor (Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd.), 489
  • Belt Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • — Drive.. See Drive
  • Bending Rolls, Plate. See Machine Tools
  • — Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Benguela Railway Co., 4-8-2 Type Wood-Burning Locomotive, 482*
  • Bennie, H. O., the Late, 466
  • “ Bepo,” British Experimental Pile at Harwell, 464*
  • Bergedorf Observatory, Schmidt Camera for, 297*
  • Berkeley Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Electrical Wiring of Royal Festival Hall, 540
  • Bessemer Converter for Basic Steel, Comparison with Other Processes, 712
  • — Medal, Award to B. Fairless, 664
  • Bevel Gears. See Gears
  • Bicycles. See Cycles and Motor Cycles
  • Billet-Shearing Machine, 5 in. (Head, Wright- son Machine Co., Ltd.), 400*
  • Binary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Binder Distributors for Road-Surface Dressing Specification, 659
  • Binnacles and Compasses, Ships’, Specification, 232
  • Binnie, A. M., on Water Hammer in Pumping Main, 77
  • B. I.P. Engineering, Ltd., Hydraulic Moulding Press, 583*
  • B.I.P. Tools, Ltd., Telephone Handset Mould, 601*
  • Birlec, Ltd., Dehydrating Equipment, 518*; Air-Conditioning Plant, 518
  • Birmingham, British Industries Fair, 485*, 517*, 534, 549*, 581.* See Erratum, 638
  • — Electrical Exhibition at, 377
  • — London Television Radio-Relay Link, 447*,
  • 477*
  • — Museum of Science and Industry, 622* Birmingham Tool and Gauge Co., Ltd., “Pro-
  • ductafeed ” Unit for Strip Material, 634*
  • — University Graduate School of Thermo
  • dynamics, 493; Foundry Productivity Conference, 566
  • — Whitacre, Watt Beam Pumping Engines at,
  • 100
  • Birtley Co., Ltd., Earth Scraper, 553* Bituminous Materials, Road Construction. See Roads
  • Blache, Dr. H. H., Award of Watt International Medal to, 105 ; on Design of Burmeister and W ain Marine Diesel Engines, 566
  • Blackwall Point Power Station, 692*
  • Blades, Sheet-Metal, High-Frequency, for Axial-Flow Fans, 681*
  • Blading Materials for Gas Turbines, Researches on, 312, 380
  • — Steam-Turbine, Aerodynamic Investigation
  • of Losses, 773*
  • Blair, Dr. J. S., on Formula for Water Flow in Pipes, 195; on Steam Piping for High Pressures and Temperatures, 535. See 471
  • Blanks and Bars, Shearing of, 493
  • Blast Furnaces. See Eurnaces
  • Blaw Knox, Ltd., Folding Weigher for Concrete Mixers, 147* ; Bulldozing Equipment for “ Trackmas.ter ” Tractor, 484* ; f-cub. yd. Excavator with Face Shovel, 553* ; 4-cub. yd. Concrete Bucket, 553* ; Three- Compartment Weighthatcher, 553*
  • Bldriot Lecture on Power, Weight and Speed of Aircraft, 295
  • Blocks, Gin, for Fibre Ropes, Specification, 411
  • Blower, 440-h.p. Turbine-Driven, Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*
  • Board of Trade, Statement on Census of Production, 1951, 49; Report on Organisation and Constitution of British Standards Institution, 194; Appointment of Committee on Law of Copyright, 439; Report of Committee on Weights and Measures Legislation, 598, 744
  • Boat, Flying. See Aeronautics
  • — Motor. See Motor Boat
  • — Submarine. See TFarsftips
  • — of Garten to Grudie Bridge, 132-kV Over
  • head Lines Power Transmission, 269
  • Body, Mind and Life (Review), 744
  • Bogie, Model, Use in Railway Rolling-Stock Design, 770*
  • — Oscillations, Railway-Coach, Apparatus for
  • Simulating, 728
  • — for Promoting Stability of Railway Car
  • riages, 106
  • — for Standard Coaches for British Railways,
  • 370*
  • — for Standardised Railway Carriages, 87, 113
  • — See also Trudes
  • Boiler, Babcock and Wilcox, Barking “ C ” Power Station, 628*
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Blackwall Point
  • Power Station, 692*
  • Boiler, Babcock and Wilcox, for Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Bromborough Power
  • Station, 374
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Portarlington Power
  • Station, 390*
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Rye House Power
  • Station, 532*
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Staythorpe Power
  • Station, 500*
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Westwood Power
  • Station, 436*
  • — Coal-Fired, Research Work on, 762
  • — Cochran, Gas-Fired, for Royal Festival
  • Hall, 538*
  • — Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Drums, Forging of, 542*
  • — — Welded, Supersonic Testing of, 29*
  • —- Feed Pump. See Pump Water. See Feed and IFater
  • — Foster Wheeler, Bankside Power Station,
  • 564
  • — Foster Wheeler, S.S. " Oronsay,” 624*
  • — Furnaces. See Stoker
  • — Hot-Water, 450-kW Automatic (G.W.B.
  • Electric Furnaces, Ltd.), 553*
  • — Instrument Cubicle (Elliott Brothers
  • (London), Ltd.), 583*
  • — International Combustion, for Nechells
  • “ B ” Power Station, 756*
  • — Lancashire, for Immingham Factory for
  • Superphosphate Manufacture, 592*
  • — Performance of Mallet Locomotive, 645* —- Plant, Agecroft Power Station, 346* Braehead Power Station, 318*
  • —• — in British Power Stations, 1950 Statistics, 96. See .ERRATUM, 188
  • Industry, Position and Prospects in, 123 at National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • Poole Power Station, 288*
  • Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*
  • — Pulverised-Fuel Fired, Clarke Chapman,
  • Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788*
  • — Steam, Thermal Testing of (Review), 649
  • — Stirling, Keadby Power Station, 596
  • — Tube, Welded, Specification, 205
  • — Vertical (Cochran and Co., Ltd.), 582*
  • — Waste-Heat, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal
  • Festival Hall, 741*
  • — Water-Tube,1 Croydon “ B ” Power Station,
  • 256
  • — —- Tube arid Integral Superheaters for,
  • Specification, 704
  • — Wood-Waste Firing of, 674*
  • —- See also Engines and Boilers in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Bolinder’s, Cie., 20-h.p. Diesel-Engined Agricultural Tractor, 461*
  • Bolts and Nuts, Production of, 142
  • — Precision Hexagon, Screws, Nuts and
  • Washers, Specification, 755
  • Bombing Aeroplane. See Aeroplane under Aeronautics
  • Bond, J. A., on Full-Scale Blast-Furnace Trials, 776
  • Bonding Process, Adhesive, for Metals, 144* “ Redux,” Use in Aeroplane Construction, 605*, 639*
  • Bonnington, S. T., on Friction Losses in Turbulent Pipe Flow, 195
  • Books, New, Notes on, 60, 88, 116, 148, 176, 205,240,304,419,479,548,580, 612, 676, 708, 740, 772, 804. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • — Received, 24, 60, 81, 116, 148, 208, 272,
  • 303, 332, 360, 383, 420, 452, 482, 515, 548, 576, 644, 676, 708, 740, 772, 803
  • Boots Cash Chemists (Southern), Ltd., versus Joyce, Judgment in, 348
  • Boring Machine. See Machine Tools Bourdon, Pressure Gauges, Introduction, 137* Boving&Co.,Ltd.,300-kW Kaplan Hydraulic Turbine, 38*; 3,600-h.p. and 7,200-h.p. Francis Hydraulic Turbines, 368*. See LETTER, 472
  • Boxwood Scales, Specification, 576
  • Boydell, E., and Co/; Ltd., Mechanical Loader with Quarry-Type Bucket, 553*
  • “Brabazon,” Bristol, Twin “Centaurus” Power Plant for, 503, 509*
  • Bradbury, E. E. G., the Late, 39
  • Braehead Power Station, 318*
  • Brake, Clutch, Unit, Electro-Pneumatic (Cow-
  • • lishaw, Walker and Co., Ltd.), 552*
  • —for Engine Testing, 108, 201*, 265
  • — Gear for 75-b.h.p. Oil-Engined Mining
  • Locomotive^ 397*
  • — Vacuum, for ^Standardised Railway Car
  • riages, 113
  • — See also Dynamometer
  • Brand, C., and Sori, Ltd., Bromborough Power Station, 374*
  • Brass, Restrictions on Use of, 19
  • Brazing. Guidancein Methods of, Specification, 659
  • Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Scheme, 407 Breakdowns. See Accidents
  • Bressey, Sir C.,the Late, 473*
  • Brewer, A. W., on Automatic Frost-Point Hygrometer, 203
  • Bricks, Carbon, for Blast-Furnace Linings, Evolution of, 760
  • — Common Building, Dimensions of, Specifi
  • cation, 411
  • — Fire. See Refractory Materials
  • — Laying, Time-Study Methods in, Accuracy
  • of, 353
  • Bridge, Bailey, Over River Thames for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 557*
  • — Battersea, Over River Thames, Re-opening
  • of, 78
  • — Cantilever, Over St. Lawrence River,
  • Quebec, Alterations to, 238*
  • — Coalbrookdale, Repairing of, 100
  • Bridge, D., and Co., Ltd., Vulcanising Press, 698*
  • — Railway, by J. S. Camphell, 685
  • — Steel-Arch, Over Chaudidre River, Quebec,
  • 238*
  • — Suspension, Aerodynamic Oscillations, 270* Over River Severn, Wind-Tunnel Tests
  • on Models, 714
  • Bridge, Temporary, Festival of Britain Exhibition 423*, 555*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Brighton “B” Power Station, 724*. See Erratum, 788
  • — British Electrical Power Convention. See
  • British Electrical Power Convention
  • — — Electricity Authority Staff Conference,
  • 795
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Adhesive Bonding Process for Metals, 144*; Bristol “ 173 ” Twin-Engined Helicopter, 321; “ Pro
  • teus” Propeller Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 749*; Helicopter 171, with Alvis “ Leonides ” Engine, 750*
  • Britannia Standard 4-6-2 Locomotive, British Railways, 126*, 341*, 731*. Tests, 631*
  • British Aircraft Constructors, Society of, Training in Aircraft Engineering, 146,295
  • British Aluminium Co., Ltd., Aluminium-Cork Sandwich Panels, 315; Aluminium-Cork Sandwich Roof, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • — and American Iron-Foundry Practice,
  • Conference on, 219, 269
  • — Association, Edinburgh Meeting, Arrangements for, 81; Preliminary Programme, 254, 377
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, Holme Moss Television Station, 20; Wrotham Transmitting Station, 158; Engineering Training Department, 494; 150-kW Transmitter at Daventry, 506*; Banstead Research Department, 793*

British Cast Iron Research Association :

  • Conference on Productivity in Iron Foundries: General Aspects of United States from Productivity Point of View, by S. H. Russell, 219
  • General Sand Practice, Green and Dry Sand Moulds and Core Sands, by W. B. Parkes, 219
  • Handling and Storage of Sand, by H. B. Farmer, 219
  • Sand Mixing and Distribution, by M. Martin, 219
  • General Metallurgical Aspects by Dr.
  • H. T. Angus, 219
  • Melting Practice: The Stockyard, by
  • G. W. Nicholls, 219
  • Melting Practice: Equipment and Operations, by N. Charlton,. 219
  • Training and Education, by Dr. H. T. Angus, 219
  • Efficiency of Management and Interchange of Methods, by G. B. Judd, 219
  • Training of Foremen, by N. Charlton, 220 Plant and MechanicalAids, by A. Kirkham, 220
  • Transportation in Iron Foundries, by
  • H. B. Farmer, 220
  • Moulding Operations and Foundry Layout, by E. J. Ross and G. W. Nicholls, 269 Coremaking, by M -.Martin, 269 Planning of Operations—Saving of Time, by H. B. Farmer and H. Hendy, 269
  • Heating and Ventilation, by N. Charlton, 269
  • Comments on Statistical Information, by G. B. Judd, 269
  • British Clearing Hydraulic Press for Aircraft Components, 641*. See Erratum, 684
  • — Coal Utilisation Research Association, An
  • nual Report, 376. See LETTER, 472
  • — Council, Courses for Overseas Visitors, 50 ;
  • Exhibition of British Scientific Instruments, Paris, 291, 579
  • —- Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Annual Luncheon, 195; Annual Report, 290
  • — — and Allied Manufacturers Association,
  • Endowment of Chair of Electrical Engineering at Cambridge University, 291; Annual Report, 502

British Electrical Power Convention :

  • Brighton Meeting:
  • Programme, 349, 759
  • Inaugural Proceedings, 759 Reports of Proceedings, 759, 783, 790 Presidential Address, by Sir H. Self, on
  • Position of Electricity-Supply Industry, 1947-1951, 759, 783, 790
  • Electronics in Industry, by O. W.
  • Humphreys, 759, 783, 790 Electricity as National Asset—Its Uses and Applications, by H. H. Mullens and N. Elliott, 759, 783, 790
  • Survey of Refrigeration Industry, by
  • E. G. Batt, 759, 783 Annual Dinner, 784, 790 Electricity as Factor in Social Pi ogress, by
  • Dame C. Haslett, 784, 790
  • British Electricity Authority, National Transmission Control Centres, 51*; 132-kV Air-Blast Circuit Breaker, 89* ; New Generating Plant, Statistics, 1950, 96. See Frraium, 188; Radio Communications for Power Systems, 114*; Capital Programme of, 123; Extension of Relaxation of Restrictions on Private Generating Plant, 135; Development of 275/300-kV Grid, 169*; Nottingham Information Room, 174*; Planning South-Western Distribution Area, 206*; Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*, 273*, 305*. See Erratum, 326; New Power Stations, 259; Croydon “B,” 256*,
  • 346; Poole Power Station, 288*; Braehead Power Station, 318* ; Agecroft Power Station, 346*; Bromborough Power Station, 374*; Skelton Grange Power Station, 404*; Westwood Power Station, 436*; Littlebrook “ B ” Power Station, 468* ; Work of Authority, 475 ; Staythorpe Power Station, 500*; Rye House Power Station, 532*; Bankside Power Station, 564* ; Keadby Pown Station, 596* ; Barking “ C ” Power Station, 628* ; BarnboroughSubstation,638 ;Hun- coat Power Station, 660*; Blackwall
  • British Electricity Authority—continued.
  • Point Power Station, 692* ’ Replica of Control Room, 697* ; Thermal Efficiencies of Power Stations, 723 ; Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*. See Erratum, 788 ; Nechells“ B ’’Power Station,756* ; Wood; Poles for 132-kV Transmission Line, 763*; Programmes of Mechanical Plant for Power Stations, 780; Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788* ; Activities and Problems of Authority, by Lord Citrine, 795; Staff Conference at Brighton, 795
  • — Engineering, Century of, 1851-1951, 301
  • — European Purchasing Commission, 567
  • — Foundrymen, Institute of, Newcastle-upon-
  • Tyne Conference, Programme, 418; Proceedings, 763; Election of Officers, 763; Annual Banquet, 764; Visits and Excursions, 764 ; Presidential Address, by
  • C. Gresty, on Recent Progress in Foundry Industry, 770
  • — Gear Manufacturers’ Association Manufac
  • ture and Use of Bevel Gears by E. B. Wilson 83*
  • — Hydromechanics Research Laboratory 667*
  • — Industries Fair Birmingham 485* 517*
  • 534, 549* 581*. See Erratum 630
  • Federation of. See Federation
  • — Instrument Industries Exhibition, Olympia,
  • 791
  • British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd., Display Centre, 439 ; Wire-Rope Parting Machine, 490*; Re-Signalling at York Railway Station, 688; 275-kV Impregnated Pressure Cable, 740* ; Wood Poles for 132-kV Transmission Line, 763*; Laying 33-kV Cables Across River Wyre, 769*
  • British Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd., Mast for Holme Moss Television Station, 20; Lattice-Steel Mast for Wrotham Transmitting Station, 158; “ Skyion,” 423,589* ; Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of Britain, 423*, 555* ; Mast Radiator at Daventry, 506* ; Aerial Mast, Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793
  • — Iron and Steel Research Association,
  • Fundamental Researches on Corrosion, and Their Importance to the Engineer, by Dr. U. R. Evans, 443. See LETTER, 504 ; Annual Report, 565
  • — Navy. See H.M. under Warships
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals Research Association,
  • Annual Report, 495
  • — Polar Engines, Ltd., Govan Works of, 98* ;
  • 1, 540-h.p. Diesel Engines, 599
  • — Radio Components and Associated Equip
  • ment, Exhibition of, 439
  • — Railways, Derailment of Train near Toller
  • ton, Report on, 40 ; Standardisation of Coaching Stock on, 87, 113; Relics and Records, Preservation, 105, 134 ; Standard 4-6-2 Mixed-Traffic Locomotive, 126*, 341*, 731* ; Rolling Stock Programme, 278 ; Euston Station Improvements, 321; Report on Fire in Passenger Train, 330 ; Report of Committee on Electrification of Railways, 348, 386*, 445* ; Standard Railway Carriage for, 370*; 840-h.p.
  • Electric-Battery Locomotive, 383* ; Derailment of Trains near Mansfield, Report on, 401; 4-6-0 Type Mixed-Traffic Locomotives, 528* ; Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 555* ; Tests of Standard 4-6-2 Type Locomotives, 631*, 731*; Diesel Locomotive with “ Fell ” Mechanical Drive, 655* ; Re-Signalling at York Station, 688* ; 1,600-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 731* ; 1,740- h.p. Electric Locomotive, 731* ; Statistics of Electrification, 747; Development of Electric Signalling on, 747; Woodhead- Dunford Bridge Tunnel, 785*
  • — Road Services, Progress of, 79
  • — Scientific Instruments Exhibition, Paris,
  • 291, 579
  • —? Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding
  • — Shipping. See Shipping
  • — Standards Institution. See Standards
  • — Thermal Units in Joules, 577. See LETTERS,
  • 728, 792
  • British Thermostat Co., Ltd., Thermostatic Expansion Valve, 60* ; Automatic Pilot- Controlled Gas-Burner Valve, 240*
  • British Thomson-Houston Co. Ltd.,l,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, M.S. “ Auris,” 209*. See LETTER, 322* ; 30-MW Turbo- Generator, 436; High-Voltage Water- Cooled Ignitron Valve, 458; 60-MW
  • Turbo-Generator, 500*; Vertical-Plugging Metal-Clad Switchgear, 517*; Electric Crane Control Gear, 517* ; 75-MW Turbo Alternator, 628; Switchgear for ReSignalling at York Railway Station, 689* ; Direct-Current Generator for 230-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 777*
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • — Transport Commission, Statement on
  • British Road Services, 79; Report on Preservation of Relics and Records, 105, 134; Transport in Scotland, 165; Report on Electrification of Railways, 348, 386*, 445*
  • — Waterworks Association, Annual Report,
  • 791
  • Brittlebank, W., on Control of Hydro-Electric Plant, 56
  • Broadcast Transmitters and Receivers, Research on, 793*
  • Bromborough Power Station, 374*
  • Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd., Rolling Mill for Hoe and Trowel Blades, 481* ; Guillotine Shearing Machine, 548* ; Plate-Bending Machine, 552* ; 60-ton Brake Press, 552* Brook Motors, Ltd., Drip-Proof Electric Motor, 554*; Flameproof Slip-Ring Electric Motor, 554*
  • Broom and Wade, Ltd., Portable Diesel-Driven Sleeve-Valve Air Compressor, 583*
  • Brown, A. F. C., on National Physical Laboratory Photoelastic Equipment, 701*
  • Brown, Boveri and Co., Ltd., Lavey Hydro- Electric Plant, 333*
  • Brown, D., and Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd., Reduction Gearbox for 4,300-b.h.p. Diesel Engines, M.S. “ Atlantic Duchess,” 61* ; Exhibits at British Industries Fair, 584
  • Brown, J. G., on Dry Docks, 748, 779
  • Brown Tractors, D., Ltd., “Trackmaster” Tractor with Bulldozing Equipment, 484*
  • Brown, Dr. T. W. F., on Testing of Motive
  • Power Machinery, 107,137*, 201*, 265* Brownlie, D., the Late, 293
  • Bruce Peebles, and Co., Ltd., 500-kW Alternators for Morar Power Station, 38*; Generators -for Kirkwall Power Station, 599
  • Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788*
  • Brush-A.B.O.E. Training Scheme for Commonwealth Engineering Graduates, 304
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., 480- b.h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive for Steel Works, 158*; 750-MVA 38-5-kV Circuit Breaker, 520*; 5-kW Diesel- Driven Lighting Set, 520*; 420-h.p.
  • Diesel-Driven Generating Set, 521*
  • Bryan, Sir A.,on Safety in Mines, 608
  • Bryan Donkin Co., Ltd., 440-h.p. TurboBlower, 526*
  • B.S.A. Tools, Ltd., Automatic Six-Spindle Bar Machine, 442*; “ Sintox ” Bladed Milling Cutter, 600*; Cast-Steel Milling Cutter, 600*
  • Buck and Hickman, Ltd., Test of Motor-Car Hypoid Axle, 85*
  • Bucket, Concrete, 4-cub. yd. (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 553*
  • — Conveyor. See Conveyor
  • — Fire, Specification, 411
  • “ Buckeye ” Trenching Machine, 615* “ Buddicom ” Locomotive of 1843, 731*
  • Bugaud Three-Wheeled Agricultural Tractor, 430*
  • Buildings, Damp-Proof Course, Materials for, Specification, 704
  • — Designs, Modular Co-ordination, Reporton,
  • 484
  • — Durability of, British Standard Code of
  • Practice, 205
  • — Industry, Accidents in, 438
  • — Mean Floor Loads in, 179*. See LETTER,
  • 535
  • — Purposes, Fixing Accessories for, Specifica
  • tion, 595
  • — Research, Meteorological Instruments Used
  • in, 203
  • Station, AccuracyofTime-StudyMethods in Brick Laying, by W. Kinniburgh and L- S. Vallance, 353; Investigation on Acoustics of Royal Festival Hall, 536*
  • Bulkbin Co., Continuous Discharger for Powdered Materials, 187
  • Bulldozers for Topock-Milpitas Pipeline Construction, 615*
  • Bulldozing Equipment for “Trackmaster” Tractor (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 484*
  • Bureau of Mines. See United States
  • — of Reclamation. See United States
  • Burmeister and Wain, Design of Marine Diesel Engines, 566
  • Burner, Hypact.for Gas-Fired Air Heater, 486
  • — for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas Turbine, 210*.
  • See LETTER, 322*
  • Burnet, Sir J., Tait and Partners, Waterloo Station Gate, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*
  • Bus Bars. See Electric
  • Bush and Pulley, Taper-Lock (J. H. Fenner and 3o., Ltd.), 583*
  • Butane, Use as Town Gas, by Wales Gas Board, 721
  • Butler, J. M., on Influence of Oxide on Sintering of Copper, 340
  • Butters Brothers and Co., Ltd., Tower Crane with Aluminium-Alloy Jib, 771*
  • CABLES, Prestressing, for Concrete Road, Crawley, Sussex, 185*
  • — See also Wire Ropes and Electric
  • Cabul Tool Co., Ltd., Hardness Tester, 602* Cadman Lecture on Safety in Mines, 608 Cadmium Coating, Electroplated, on Iron and
  • Steel, Specification, 627
  • Calculating Machines, Development, of, 6* California, Central Valley Project, Report on, 48
  • — Topock-Milpitas Natural-Gas Pipeline, 613* Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of
  • Britain Exhibition, 423*, 555*
  • Calorie and International Heat Unit, 577*. See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • Calorific Value of.Peat, 389
  • Camberwell Depot for London Transport Executive Omnibuses, 204*
  • Cambridge Conference of Education Officers, Programme, 676
  • Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd., Direct- Writing Polarograph for Chemical Analysis, 88*; Physical Chemistry Apparatus, 457
  • — University, Investigations on Behaviour of
  • Rigid-Frame Structures, 212*; Endowment of Chair of Electrical Engineering, 291; Researches on Corrosion, 443. See LETTER, 504; Engineering Researchat, Report on, 507; Postgraduate Course in Structures and Materials, 623; Wind Tunnel at, 677* ; Exhibits at Institution of Civil Engineers’ Conversazione, 728
  • Camera, Cind-, High-Speed, Armament Research Department, 458*
  • — Electron-Diffraction (Metropolitan-Vickers
  • Electrical Co., Ltd.), 457
  • — Film, 35-mm., for 100-kV Electron Micro
  • scope, 734*
  • — Race-Timing (Dawe Instruments, Ltd.),
  • 457*
  • — Schmidt, for Reflecting Telescopes, 297*
  • — X-Ray Diffraction, High-Temperature (Ples-
  • sey Co., Ltd.), 410*
  • — X-Ray Diffraction Powder, Specification.
  • Campbell, J. S., on Railway Bridges, 685
  • Can and Lid Embossing Machine (Funditor, Ltd.), 487*
  • Canada, Engineering Institute of, Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, by W. H. Paterson 177*,
  • — Hydro-Electric Developments in Year 1950,
  • 228
  • — Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commis
  • sion’s Annual Report, 18. See Erraiwn, 234
  • — Toronto, Yonge-Street Subway, 177*
  • Canadian National Research Council, Report on Nephelometric Instrumentation for Aircraft Icing Research, 96
  • — Nickel Industry, Position of, 559
  • Canalfor Central Valley Project, California, 48
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • “ Canberra ” Jet Bomber Aeroplane, 227
  • Canning, W., and Co., Ltd., Barrelling Unit for Nickel-Plating Work, 583; Centrifugal Laquering Machine, 583*
  • Cantilever Bridge. See Fridge
  • Capacity. See Electric
  • Cars, Motor. See Motor Cars
  • — Rail. See Carriages, Railway
  • Carbon Bricks for Blast-Furnace Linings, Evolution of, 760
  • Cardiff, Llanishen, Royal Ordnance Factory, 494*
  • Carey, W. F., on Mechanical Engineers in Process Industries, 291
  • Cargo-Handling Co-ordination Committee, International, Proposed, 166
  • — Steamers. See Steamers
  • Carmarthen Bay, Tidal-Power Production by Two-Basin System, 428*. See LETTER, 535*
  • — and Haverford West Transmission Line,
  • Wood Poles for, 763*
  • Carnegie, H. S., on Report of Mechanical Handling Productivity Team, 49
  • Carriages, Railway, Apparatus for Simulating Bogie Oscillations, 728
  • British, Standardisation of, 87,113
  • Design for Comfort and Stability, 106 Electric, Transmission and Suspensionin, Effect on Behaviour, 136, 216
  • — — Light-Alloy, for London Transport
  • Executive, 705*
  • Railcars, Diesel Engines for, 765*, 797*
  • — — Standard, for British Railways, 370* Washing Plant for, 738*
  • “ Carry-Boom ” for Placing Concrete, 79
  • Carslake, C., Re-Signalling at York Railway Station, 688*
  • Casella, C. F., &Co., Ltd., Stellar Spectrograph for Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, 250* Cast-Iron Columns for Street Lighting, Specification, 704
  • Economisers, Specification, 595
  • Research Association, British, Conference on Productivity in Iron Foundries. See British Cast Iron Research Association.
  • Castings, Carbon-Steel, Specification, 31
  • — Gamma Radiography Applied to, 328*
  • — Technique for High-Temperature Steels
  • and Alloys, 282
  • Catalogues,Manufacturers’, Dating of, 229
  • — See also Trade Publications
  • Catchpole Engineering Co., Ltd., Sugar-Beet Top Saver, 696*
  • Caterpillar Tractor. See Tractor
  • Cathode-Ray Oscillograph, High-Speed (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 457*
  • Tubes, Manufacture of (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 496*
  • C.A.V., Ltd., Cold-Starting Equipment for Diesel Engine, 169*
  • Cavendish Laboratory, Model Showing Reflection of Radio Waves from Ionosphere, 664 Cavitation Research, Model Water Tunnel for, 728
  • Celluloid Models, Stress Determination by. See Photo-Elastic
  • Cement and Concrete Association, Training Courses in Concrete, 147; Structures Laboratory, 602*
  • —- See also Concrete and PARAGRAPH INDEX Census of Production, 1951, Scope of, 49
  • — Road-Traffic, Vehicle Counter for (W. R.
  • Sykes Interlocking Signal Co., Ltd.), 295* “Centaurus” Power Plant, Twin, for Bristol “ Brabazon,” 503, 509*
  • Centenary Dinner, Lighthouse Optical Systems, Chance Brothers, Ltd., 727
  • — Engineering, in 1951,19
  • — Heaviside, Volume (Review), 90
  • — of H. C. Oersted, 276
  • — See also Tercentenary
  • Central Valley Project, California. Reporton, 48
  • Centrifugal Pumps. See Pumps
  • Century of British Engineering, 1851-1951,301 Ceramics for Gas Turbines, Researches on, 312 Chadwick, Sir J., Physical Work of, 544;
  • Presentation of Faraday Medal for 1950 to,. 534
  • Chain-Track Tractor. See Tracior
  • Chalmers, Prof. B., on Modification of Alu- minium-Silicon Alloys, 492
  • Chance Brothers, Ltd., History of Glass Making by, 638; Centenary of Manufacture of Lighthouse Optics by, 727 ; Hilger- Chance Refractometer, 738* Shot-Tower Lighthouse, Festival of Britain Exhibition 782*
  • Chang, Dr. T. M., on Shearing of Metal Bars and Blanks, 493
  • Change-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Chantrill, R. L., on Variable-Voltage Genera- torsfor Alternating-Current Systems, 736*
  • Charing Cross and Waterloo Stations, Escalator Ri construction at, London Transport Executive, 666
  • Charlton, N., on Melting Practice in Iron Foundries, 219; on Training of Foremen for Foundries, 220; on Heating and Ventilation in Foundries, 269
  • Charmilles S.A., 33,000-h.p. Kaplan Turbines, 333*
  • Chart, Metrology, Two-Variable, Design of, 714*
  • Chaudidre River, Quebec, Steel Arch Bridge Over, 238*
  • Chemical Analysis. See Analysis
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Graduates’
  • Convention Programme, 43; Annual Dinner, 631
  • — Industry, Consumption of Electricity, 759,
  • 783
  • Mechanical Engineers in, 291
  • — — Steel for, Specification, 59 Chemiprufe Lacquer, Use on Roof of Dome of
  • Discovery, 455
  • Chemistry, Applied, Thorpe’s Dictionary of.
  • Vol. X, Plagioclase-Sodium (Review), 35
  • — and Physics of Polymers (Review), 525
  • — Research Board, Annual Report, 79
  • — — Developments of Past 50 Years, 630, 799
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Boiler Per
  • formance of Mallet Locomotive, 645* Chesters, Dr. J. H., on Evolution of All-Carbon
  • Blast Furnace, 760
  • Chichester Harbour, Tidal-Power Production by Two-Basin System, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • Chilean Sulphur, Measures for Exploitation, 759 Chrisholm, S. F., on Lubricants for Cold-Work
  • ing of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 340. See 395, 473
  • Chromium in lion and Steel, Chemical Analyses for, Specification, 497
  • — Plating on Steel and Brass, Specification, 412 Chuck. See Machine Tools
  • Cinema Sound-Film Projector, “ Guild-Arc,” 708*
  • — for Three-Dimensional Pictures, Festival of
  • Britain Exhibition, 782
  • Cinema-Television, Ltd., Capacitance Bridge,
  • 426* ; '? “ Telecinema ” Equipment, 782 Cinematograph Camera, High-Speed, Armament Research Department, 458* Circulating Pumps. See Pumps Citrine, Lord, on Activities and Problems of
  • British Electricity Authority, 795 City and Guilds of London Institute, Confer
  • ment of Fellowships, 165
  • Civil Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Engineering Handbook (Review), 245 Some Unsolved Problems, 699, 737, 768
  • — Engineers, American Society of, Yonge-
  • Street Subway, Toronto, by W. H. Paterson, 177*

Civil Engineers, Institution of :

  • Structural Design of Dome of Discovery, by G. Roberts, 453*
  • Some Unsolved Problems in Civil Engineering, Forrest Lecture, by G. A. Maunsell, 699, 737, 768
  • Conversazione, 728
  • Joint Engineering Conference, London. See Joint Engineering Conference Clamp, Internal, for Gas Pipeline Construction, 615*
  • Clarke, Chapman and Co., Ltd., Pulverised-Fuel Fired Boilers for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788*
  • Clarkson (Engineers), Ltd., “Dedlock” Chuck for Milling Cutters, 634*
  • Clays, Fire. See Refractory Materials Clayton Lecture on Developments in Aircraft
  • Engines, 227
  • — — on Design of Burmeister and Wain Marine
  • Diesel Engine, 566
  • Clayton, R. J., on London-Birmingham Television Radio-Relay Link, 447*, 477* Clearing Machine Corporation, Hydraulic
  • Press for Large Aircraft Components, 641*. See Erratum 684
  • Cleaver, F. T., on Wire-Drawing Technique and Equipment, 341. See 395, 473 Cleveland and Northern Counties, Notes from,
  • 14, 44, 72,100,130,160,190, 222, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, 722, 754, 786. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Climate. See Meteorological Climax Rock Drill and Engineering Works,
  • Tractor Mounted Rock Drill, 40* Cloud Research, Instruments for, 96 Clutch-Brake Unit, Electro-Pneumatic (Cowli-
  • shaw, Walker and Co., Ltd.), 552*
  • Clyde Iron Works Blast-Furnace Operation at High-Top Pressure, 575, 607*
  • — River, Steamer Service on, Development of,
  • 165
  • Coaches, Railway. See Carriages Coal Board, National, Annual Report, 726
  • — Consumption of British Electric Power
  • Stations, 476, 780
  • in Mallet Locomotive, 647*
  • of Steam Engines, 107, 137*, 201* by Various Industries, 726
  • — Conveyor and Ship Unloader, Brighton
  • “ B ” Power Station, 724*
  • — Dust, Research on Burning of, 762
  • — Economic Survey for 1951, 405
  • Utilisation and Conservation of, 737
  • — Fines, Research on Burning of, 762
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Handling Jetty, Blackwall Point Power
  • Station, 692*
  • Plant, Bromborough Power Station, 374* Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788*
  • Plant, Immingham Factory for Fertiliser Manufacture, 593
  • Plant at Keadby Power Station, 596*
  • — — Plant, Poole Power Station, 288* Plant, Stourport “ B ” Power Station,
  • 241*
  • —- Industry, Crisis in, 103,164 Society, Research Work of Ministry of
  • Fuel and Power, by Dr. H. R. Cox, 70
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects
  • in, 122
  • — Mine. See Colliery
  • — Output Statistics, 726
  • — Position, Statistics on Stocks, 135
  • — Shortage and Its Effects, Government
  • Statement on, 103, 164
  • — Supplies for Use in Engineering Industries,
  • Coal, Underground Gasification of, Investigations on, 70, 227
  • Gasification of in United States, 513*
  • — Utilisation Research Association, British,
  • Annual Report, 376. See LETTER, 472; Work of, 762
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Coalbrookdale Bridge, Repairing of, 100 Coated-Macadam and Hot-Asphalt Plant (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 523*
  • Coating, Electroplated, of Cadmium and Zinc on Iron and Steel, Specification, 627
  • —? — of Nickel and Chromium on Steel and Brass, Specification, 412
  • — Protection, for Metals, Investigations on, 79
  • — Protective, for Iron and Steel, Researches
  • on, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • — and Wrapping Machine for Gas Pipeline,
  • 616*
  • Cobalt 60, Use for Gamma Radiography, 327* Cobb, J., “ Railton Special” Racing Motor Car, ,751*
  • Cochran and Co., Ltd., Vertical Boilers, 582* Cock, C. M„ on Railway Electric Traction, 747 Cockcroft, Sir J., on Structure of Matter, 544. See 534
  • Codes of Practice, Standard. See Standards Coke Ovens at Consett Iron Works, 13*
  • — Supplies for Blast-Furnace Working atHigh-
  • Top Pressure, 575
  • Cold-Working of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 340, 395, 473. See Erratwwi, 497
  • College. See Education
  • Collieries, Belgian, Utilisation of Methane in, 77
  • — Chief Inspector of Mines, Annual Report, 352
  • — Consumption of Electricity in, 759, 783, 790
  • — Safety in, Progress in, 608
  • — See also Mines and Coal
  • Collins B. G., on Meteorological Instruments in Building Research, 203
  • Collyns, G. S., on Production of Tidal Power by Two-Basin System, 392*, 427*. See LETTER,535*
  • Colonial Service, H.M., Engineering Appointments in, 75
  • Colour Identification of Pipe Lines, Specification, 595
  • — Laboratory, Kingswood Warren Radio
  • Research Station, 794*
  • Columbia River Project, Washington, Soap Lake Siphon, 33*
  • Columns, Cast-Iron, for Street Lighting, Specification, 704
  • —? See also Struts
  • Combined Stress. See under Tests (Materials) Combustion Chamber for 750-kW Gas Turbines, Experiences with, 359*, 384*, 416*
  • for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, 209*. See' LETTER, 322*
  • for Peat-Burning Boilers, 390*
  • —? Investigation by Fuel Research Station, 376
  • — See also Fuel; Gases
  • “ Comet ” Aeroplanes, de Havilland, 233*, 605*, 639*
  • “ Comet ” 88 Aircraft, 749*
  • ‘ Comet ” Heavy Goods Motor Vehicle, 578* “ Comet ” Military Tanks, Overhaul of, 719* Commerce. See Trade. See also Industries and Commerce in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Commercial Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Motor Cars. See Motor
  • Commonwealth Engineering Graduates, Training Scheme for, Brochure, on, 304
  • Communications and Transport Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*, 730*, 749*
  • Community, Science in Service, of, 630, 799
  • Companhia Nacional de Navegacao, M.S. “ India,” 253*
  • Companies. See PARAGRAPH INDEX Comparator Turret (Sigma Instrument Co.,
  • Ltd.), 572*
  • — Vertical (Solex (Gauges), Ltd.), 572* Compasses and Binnacles, Ships’, Specification,
  • 232
  • Compensation, Workmen’s. See Labour Compound Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Stress. See Tests (Materials) Compressed-Air Plant, Lavey Hydro-Electric
  • Power Plant, 336*
  • —? — Tools. See Machine Tools Compressor, Air. See Air Compressor Computing Devices, High-Speed (Review), 63
  • — Equipment, Automatic, at National Physical
  • Laboratory, 6*
  • Concert Hall on South Bank, London, Heat Pump for, 70
  • Concrete Bucket, 4-cub. yd. (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 553*
  • — Cement and Concrete Association Training
  • Courses, 147 ; Structures Laboratory, 602*
  • — Combined Bending and Torsion Testing of,
  • 21*
  • —• Mixers, Folding Weigher for (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 147*
  • — — Portable (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.),
  • 522*
  • — Pipe for Soap-Lake Siphon, 34*
  • — Placing, Portable Equipment for, 79
  • — Prestressed, Road at Crawley, Sussex, 185*
  • — Reinforced, British Standard Code of Prac
  • tice for, Handbook on (Review), 91
  • Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, 177*
  • — Sections, Reinforced, Rectangular, Econo
  • mical Design of (Review), 616
  • — Surfaces, Roughening Treatment for (Metro
  • politan Construction Co., Ltd.), 401*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Condenser, Oil Separator and Automatic Valves, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • — Plant, Stourport ‘ B ” Power Station, 273*.
  • See Erratum, 326
  • Condensing Plant, Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Conductivity. See Electric
  • Conference of Education Officers, Cambridge, Programme, 676
  • —? oh Electrical Instrument Design, Programme, 559
  • — Electricity, as Aid to Production, 469
  • — Engineering, Joint, London. See Joint
  • Engineering Conference
  • — and Exhibitions, Forthcoming, 109, 231,
  • 381, 507, 635, 795
  • — Films in Training for Industry, 166
  • Conference, Foundry Productivity, Birmingham University, 566
  • — on Friction and Lubrication, 587
  • —- Institute of Physics, Programmes, 326
  • — London, on Optical Instruments. See
  • Optical Instruments, London Conference on
  • — of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers,
  • International. See Naval Architects
  • — on Productivity in Iron Foundries. See
  • British Cast Iron Research Association
  • — Use of Radioactive Isotopes in Industry, 534
  • — on Weights and Measures, Report on, 617 Congress, Health, Royal Sanitary Institute,
  • Southpoart. See Health Congress, Royal Sanitary Institute, Southport
  • — International Railway, Rome. See Railway
  • Congress, International, Rome
  • of Refrigeration, Programme, 791 Coniflex Bevel Gear, Manufacture and Use of, 83*
  • Connections, Fillet-Weld, Design Stresses in, 439
  • Conservation of Coal. See Coal
  • Consett Iron Co., Ltd., Extension of Consett Works, Durham, 13*
  • Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd., “ Feedleg ” for Rock Drilling, 520*
  • Construction Machinery Importers, Federation of, Luncheon, 166
  • Constructional Engineering Industry, Position and Prospects in, 337
  • Contactor Switchgear, Ltd., Switchgear for ReSignalling at York Railway Station, 689*
  • Containers, Wooden, Specification, 388
  • Contracts, 44,112,170, 208, 223, 304, 332, 371, 449, 478, 516, 531, 563, 644, 659, 691, 723, 787. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Control Centres, National, for Electrical Transmission System, 51*
  • — Cubicle, Hydrogen, Stourport “ B ” Power
  • Station, 306*
  • — Desk for 150-kW Broadcast Transmitter at
  • Daventry, 506*
  • — Electronic, for Veneer-Peeling Lathes
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.). 97*
  • — Equipment, Automatic, for Coupling Power
  • Stations, 95*. See LETTERS, 229, 281*
  • — Gear, Crane, Electric (British Thomson-
  • Houston Co., Ltd.), 517*
  • for 840-h.p. Electric-Battery Locomotive, 383*
  • — of Hydro-Electric Plant, 56
  • — Orders, Ministry of Supply. See Industries
  • and Commerce in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Panel, Boiler, Stourport “ B ” Power Sta
  • tion, 244*
  • — Room, Replica of, British Electricity
  • Authority, 697*
  • Controller, Conductivity, Automatic (Mullard Electronic Products, Ltd.), 252*
  • — Electric Motor. See Motors, Electric
  • — Temperature, Electronic (Kelvin and Hughes,
  • Ltd.), 489*
  • Convention and Exhibition, British Plastics, 695
  • Conveyancer Fork Truck Co., Three-Wheel Battery-Driven Fork-Lift Truck, 571*
  • Conveying Plant at Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Conveyor, Assembly, for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (Leyland Motors, Ltd.), 42*
  • — Band, Magnetic Feeder Head for (Electro
  • magnets, Ltd.), 488*
  • — Belting (Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd.),
  • 489
  • — Coal, and Ship Unloader, Brighton “ B”
  • Power Station, 724*
  • — Elevators, for Laminated Spring Storage
  • (Moxey Conveyor and Transporter Co., Ltd.), 150*
  • — in Mines, Accidents from, 352
  • — for Wheels and Tyres, Vauxhall Motors,
  • Ltd., 621*
  • Conway, H. G., on Improving Machine Design, 165; on Aeroplane Landing Gear, 233*
  • Cook, A. F., Apparatus for Simulating Railway- Bogie Oscillation, 728
  • Cook, Dr. M., on Cold-Working of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 340. See 395, 473
  • Cooke, B., on Pipe Joints for Hydraulic Power Transmission, 413*. See 349
  • Cooker, Electric, Factory for Production of, Swinton, Yorkshire, 432*
  • Coolers, Hydrogen, for Turbo-Generators (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • Cooling, Hydrogen, for 60-M WAlternator, 305*
  • — Tower, Huncoat Power Station, 660* Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756* Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • — Water, at Power Stations, Waste of Heat in,
  • 768
  • — —- Systems, Keadby Power Station, 596* Cooper Car Co., Ltd., Mark V 500-c.c. Racing
  • Motor Car, 751*
  • Cooper, W. F., on Electrically-Interlocked Guards on Machines, 171*. See LETTERS, 260, 408
  • Copper Alloys. See Brass and Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Compacts, Influence of Oxide on Sintering
  • of, 340
  • — Restrictions on Use of, 19
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Copyright, Law of, Appointment of Committee on, 439
  • Corby Steelworks, Trials on Dwight-Lloyd Sinter Plant, 761, 776
  • Cores and Moulds, Foundry, Drying of, 125,174 Cork-Aluminium Sandwich Panels (Alphamin, Ltd.), 315
  • Sandwich Roof, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Cornwall, South Crofty, Breakdown of Cornish Pumping Engine at, 53*
  • Corrosion, Fundamental Researches on, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • — of Scotch Marine Boiler Tubes, Researches
  • in, 79
  • — of Structures, Use of Aluminium in Combat
  • ing, 737
  • Costa Head, Orkney, 100-kW Wind-Power Electric Generator, 290
  • Costain, R., Ltd., Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453* ; Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 555* ; Piled Piers for Bailey Bridge Over River Thames, 557*; Transport and Communications Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*, 730*, 749* ; South Bank River Wall, 666
  • Counter, Vehicle, for Road-Traffic Censuses (W. R. Sykes Interlocking Signal Co., Ltd.), 295*
  • Counting Circuits, Electronic for Gas-Discharge Tubes (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 527*
  • —? Device (English Numbering Machines, Ltd.), 584
  • Coupler, Automatic, for Standardised Railway Carriages, 87,113
  • Coupling of Electric Power Stations, 94*, 119*. See LETTERS, 229,261*
  • — Fluid, Vulcan-Sinclair, for Mining Locomo
  • tive, 396*
  • — for Hydraulic Pipes, Experiments on, 349
  • 413*
  • — Shaft, Guards for, Specification, 82
  • — See also Clutch
  • Courses, Damp-Proof, for Buildings, Materials for, Specification, 704
  • Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd., Micro-Maag Gauge Set, 633*
  • Coverings, Non-Conducting. See Heat Insulation
  • Cowlishaw, Walker and Co., Ltd., Electrically- Driven Open-Fronted Power Press, 551* ; Electro-Pneumatic Clutch-Brake Unit, 552*
  • Cox, E. S., on British Standard Locomotives, 341*. See 126*
  • Cox, H. L., on Fatigue Testing of Materials, 652*
  • Cox, Dr. H. R., on Research Work of Ministry of Fuel and Power, 70 ; Gas-Driven Heat Pump,Royal Festival Hall, 741*
  • Crack, Fatigue, as Stress Raiser, Investigations on, 637*
  • Cracking, Fatigue, and Corrosion, Researches on, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • Craft, Small, High-Speed (Review), 680 Craftsmanship. Value of in Foundry Industry, 770
  • Craftsmen of the Future, Training of, 133
  • Craigpark Electric Cable Co., Ltd., Re-Signalling at York Railway Station, 688*
  • Crane Control Gear, Electric (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 517*
  • — 8-ton Jib, for Peat Wagons, 390*
  • — 6-ton Mobile, with 60-ft. Jib (K. and L. Steel
  • founders and Engineers, Ltd.), 487*
  • — 350-ton Overhead Travelling (Wellman
  • Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Ltd.), 314*
  • — Tower, with Aluminium-Alloy Jib, 771*
  • — See also Gantry; Hoists; Transporter;
  • Derricks
  • Crankshaft, Large, Forging of, 541
  • —- Press-Forged, for Diesel Engine (English Steel Corporation, Ltd.), 584
  • Craven Brothers (Manchester), Ltd., 16-in. Centre Lathe, 698* ; Table-Type Horizontal Boring Machine, 698*
  • Crawford and Co. (Tottenham), Ltd., “ Trugrip ” Chuck,634*
  • Crawford, W.-G., on Unbalanced Magnetic Pull and Mechanical Stability of Rotating Electrical Machines, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • Crawley, Sussex, Prestressed-Concrete Road at, 185*
  • “ Credo,” M.S. (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 483* Creep Tests. See under Tests (Materials) Crewe, Social and Economic Development of (Review), 566
  • Crompton Electrical Equipment, Early, 323
  • Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., Nelson System of Stud Welding, 218* ; “ Magnicon ” 75- kVA 230/400-VoIt Electric Generator, 549* ; 11-kV Metalclad Switchgear, 549*
  • Crop Dryer, Platform Type for Farms, 672* Crowe, T. A., on Mechanical Engineering in Mercantile Marine, 686
  • Croydon “ B ” Power Station, 256*, 346 Crude-Oil Engines. See Engines, Oil Crushing Plant, Mobile, for Quarries (Goodwin, Barsby and Co., Ltd.), 487*
  • Crystalline Structure of Metals. See Afiero- photographs |
  • Cultivator, Motor, 9-h.p. Petrol-Driven (Soci6t6 des Tracteure et Motoculteurs Staub), 462*
  • — Rotary, “ Bantam ” (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 696*
  • Cumming, W. H., on Extension of Gas Arc Condition, 642*
  • Cunningham, Lord, on Work of Institution of Naval Architects, 351. See 319, 321
  • Current, Electric. See Electric Curves, Railway, Optical Versine Gauge for (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.), 367*
  • Cutters, Milling. See MiHing under AfacMne Tools
  • Cyc-Arc, Ltd., Stud-Welding Tool, 523*. See Erratum, 638
  • Cycle Industry, Position and Prospects in, 215
  • — and Motor Cycles, Steel Tubes for, Specification, 659
  • — Motor. See Motor Cycle-
  • DAGLISH, P. J., on Organisation for Internal Standardisation, 194
  • “ Daily Mail ” Ideal Home Exhibition, 291
  • Dam, Allt Gleann Udalain, Lochalsh Hydro- Electric Scheme, 39*
  • — for Two-Basin Tidal Power Schemes, 392*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • Damp-Proof Courses for Buildings, Materials for, Specification, .704
  • Daniels, T. H. and J., Ltd,, Preforming Machine for Powders, 581*
  • Danielsen, Col. F. G., the Late, 434
  • Daventry Broadcasting Station. 150-kW Transmitter and Mast Radiator at, 506*
  • Davey, Paxman and Co. Ltd., 230 b.h.p.,6-cylinder Diesel Engine for Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 777*
  • Davidson and Co., Ltd., Fans for Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Davies, C. E., on Cold-Rolling of Non-Ferrous Metals in Sheet and Strip Form, 340. See 395, 473. See Erratum, 497
  • Davies, H., on Aspects of Flight Research, 229 Davies, H., the Late, 473
  • Davies, L. J., on Lamps and Lighting, 228
  • Davy and United Engineering Co., Ltd., 42-in. Slabbing Mill, 1*
  • Dawe Instruments, Ltd., Audio-Frequency Signal Level Recorder, 457* ; Race-Timing Camera, 457*
  • Deck, “ Mezzo,” for Cargo Ships, 611*
  • Decking, Trough, for Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of Britain Exhibition 556*
  • “ Dedlock ” Chuck for Milling Cutters, 634* d’Eyncourt, Sir E. T., the Late, 167* de Havilland Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Undercarriage of “ Comet ” Aeroplane, 233* ; Methods Used in Construction of “ Comet ” Aeroplane, 605*, 639* ; 88 “ Comet” Aircraft, 749*
  • de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd., “ Ghost” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Dehydrating Equipment (Birlec, Ltd.), 518* de Lafontaine, Lieut.-Col. H. P. C., on Public and Town Planning, 503
  • “ Delight,” H.M. Destroyer, Launch of, 44 Dell, R., on Electric Railway Signalling, 747 Denison, S., and Son, Ltd., Tensile Testing Machine, J8 *
  • Derrick Rigs, Ships’, Specification, 412
  • — See also Cranes
  • “ Derwent ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Descaling, Tube, Sodium-Hydride Plant for. (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 173
  • Design, Engineering, Human Factors in (Review), 226
  • — Patents and Trade Marks, Annual Report of
  • Comptroller-General, 759
  • Designing and Production Efficiency, 262 Desoutter Brothers, Ltd., Two-Speed Electric Drill, 600*
  • Destroyers. See Warships
  • Dewar, M. B. U., the Late, 20
  • Diagram, Regulation, for Transmission Lines and Transformers, 277*
  • Diamond Dies, Apparatus for Drilling (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • Die Set, Bolster, Pillar-Type (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 601*
  • Diesel-Electric Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Engines. See Engines, Oil Diesel; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Users Association, Operating Experiences with 750-kW Gas Turbine, by G. B. R. Feilden, 358*, 384*, 416*; Annual Luncheon, 503; Awards 503. See Erratawi, 529
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • Diethyl Ether for Cold Starting of. Diesel
  • Engines (C.A.V., Ltd.), 169*
  • Differential Equations, Ordinary Non-Linear, in Engineering and Physical Sciences (Review), 456
  • Diffraction Gratings, High-Quality, Method of Producing, 714 1
  • Digging Machine. See Excavator
  • Dipole Head for London-Birmingham Television Link, 477*
  • Directories. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Discharger, Continuous, for Powdered Materials (Bulkbin Co.), 187
  • District Heating Working Party, Report of, 758 Distribution and Generation of Electric Power Supply, 687
  • Distributors, Binder, for Road-Surface Dressing, Specification, 659
  • Dobson, R. H., on Automatic Frost-Point Hygrometer, 203
  • Docks, Dry, Evolution to Present Day, 748, 779
  • — 600-ton Floating, for Peru (J. I. Thornycroft
  • and Co., Ltd.), 353
  • Dome of Discovery at South Bank Exhibition, 423*, 453*. See LETTER, 600
  • Domestic Heating, Research Work on, 762 W ork of British Coal Utilisation Research Association, 376. See LETTER, 472
  • “Dominia,” S.S., Model of, 728
  • Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., Bridge Improvements at Quebec, 238*
  • Dorr Company, Inc., Triple-Superphosphate Plant at Immingham Factory, 561*
  • Double Reduction Gears, Marine. See Afariwe Propulsion
  • Doulton and Co., Ltd., High-Pressure Gunmetal Filter, 524
  • Dowson and Mason Gas Plant Co., Ltd., Stress-Relieving Gas-Fired Furnace, 485*
  • Doxford 1,100-h.p. Three-Cylinder Diesel Engine, Model of, 730*
  • D. P. Battery Co., Ltd., Batteries for 840-h.p. Electric-Battery Locomotive, 383*
  • Drainage, Land, in England and Wales, Report on, 471
  • — Sub-Soil, and .Surface, Code of Practice, 576 Drake, B., on Manufacturers’ Catalogues, 229 Drawing, Engineering, and Drawing Office
  • Practice (Review), 5
  • — Equipment, Perspective, “ Medigraph ”
  • (Mollart Engineering Co., Ltd.), 635*
  • — Instruments, Nomenclature of, Specification,
  • 595
  • — Office Practice and Engineering Drawing
  • (Review), 5
  • — Pins, Draughtsmen’s, Specification, 59
  • — and Pressing of Non-Ferrous Metals and
  • Alloys, 341, 395, 473
  • Drier, Rotary, for Triple-Superphosphate Plant, 561*
  • — Sand, for Foundries, 125
  • Drill Chuck. See Machine Tools
  • — and Drilling Machines. See AfacAine Tools Drive, V-Belt, Variable-Speed (Package Sealing
  • Co., Ltd.), 109*
  • Drop Forgings, Steel, Tolerances for, Specification, 627
  • Drums, Boiler, Forging of, 542*
  • Welded, Supersonic Testing of, 29*
  • — Closure, Visegrip (Visegrip Products, Ltd).,
  • 186
  • — Steel, Specification, 388
  • Drums, Steel, “ Van Leer ” Mobile Factory for (Metal Containers, Ltd.), 135, 188* Dry Dock. See Dock
  • Dryer and Mixer, Hot-Asphalt and Coated- Macadam, Combined, for Road Work (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 522*
  • Drying, Farm, of Grain and Seeds, Methods of, 669*
  • — of Foundry Moulds and Cores, 125, 174
  • — High-Vacuum, and Pressure-Impregnating
  • Plant (Barlow-Whitney, Ltd.), 549*
  • — and Mixing Plant, Tar Macadam. See
  • Tar Macadam
  • Drysdale and Co., Ltd., Pumping Plant for Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 273*
  • “ Duchess,” H.M. Destroyer, Launch of, 481
  • Duckworth, Capt. A. D., on International Conference of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 728
  • Dunford Bridge-Woodend Tunnel, Construction, 785*
  • Dunstable Repeater Station for London- Birmingham Television Link, 478*
  • Dust in Foundries, Suppression Methods, 770
  • — Precipitation, Stourport “ B ” Power
  • Station, 244*
  • — Stack, Air Elutriator for Examination of,
  • 585*
  • Dutch. See Holland
  • Dwight-Lloyd Sinter Plant Trials at Corby Steelworks, 761, 776
  • Dyer, H. H.,on Electric Railway Signalling, 747 Dynamos. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • Dynamometer-Car Test of Standard 4-6-2 Type Locomotive, 631*
  • — for Engine Testing, 108, 201*, 265
  • — See also Brake; Torsionmeter
  • EARL’S COURT. See Exhibition Earth Scraper (Birtley Co., Ltd.), 553*
  • East African Railway, 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, 220*
  • — Kilbride, Mechanical Engineering Research
  • Laboratory, 80*, 111*
  • — Moors Steelworks, Smidth Ore-Agglomerating Kilri at, 761, 776
  • Easterfield, Dr. T. E., on Measurement of Productivity, 568
  • Eckersley, T. L., Award of 1951 Faraday Medal to, 77, 534
  • Economic Survey for 1951, 405
  • Economics and Government Planning, 47
  • — Industrial, of Metallurgy, 359, 324, 340 Economisers, Cast-Iron, Specification, 595
  • — Stourport.” B ” Power Station, 242* Edinburgh Meeting, British Association
  • Preliminary Programme, 254, 377
  • — Watt Club Annual Meeting, 100
  • Edison Swan Electric Co., Ltd., Re-Signalling at York Railway Station, 688*
  • Edmonton Council’s Closed-Shop Policy, Protest by Engineers* Guild, 694

Education :

  • Aircraft Engineering, Training in, Society of British Aircraft Constructors Scheme 146, 295
  • Anderson, John, Pioneer of Technical
  • Education (Review), 76 Birmingham University Graduate School of Thermodynamics, 493
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, Engineering Training Department, 494
  • — Council, Courses for Overseas Visitors, 50
  • Cambridge University, Engineering Research at, Report on, 507 ; Postgraduate Course in Structures and Materials, 623
  • Cement and Concrete Association, Training Courses in Concrete, 147
  • City and Guilds of London Institute, Conferment of Fellowships, 165
  • Commonwealth Engineering Graduates>
  • Training Scheme for, 304
  • Education, Ministry of, National College of Rubber Technology, 78 ; Scholarships in Technology and Management in United States, 512
  • — Officers, Conference of, Cambridge, Programme, 676
  • Engineers’ Education, Lord Reith on, 757 Founders, Worshipful Company of, Fellowships, 227
  • Gauge and Tool Maker Apprentices, Craftsmanship Competition, 571, 631
  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical
  • College, History of, 76
  • Imperial College of Science and Technology, Courses on Public Health Engineering, Report on, 470
  • Manchester College of Technology, Engineering Laboratories at,. 361*. See Erratum, 479
  • Mechanical Engineers, Practical Training of, 51
  • Mond Nickel Fellowships, Regulations, 195 National College for Heating, Ventilating,
  • Refrigeration and Fan Engineering Opening of, 156*
  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board Staff College, 529*
  • Production Engineers, Institution of, Memorandum on Technological Education of Production Engineers, 135
  • Public Health Engineering, Education for, 493
  • Queen Mary College, London, Researchon Low-Range Liquid Flowmeter, 619*
  • School of Gas-Turbine Technology, Work of, 199
  • Shipwrights, Worshipful Company of, Prizes for Shipyard Apprentices, 228 Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Swann Diploma Regulations, 54
  • Technical Education, John Anderson, A Pioneer of (Review), 76
  • Training and Management for Iron Foundries, 219
  • Education—continued.
  • University College, London, Annual Report, 471
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Edwards, E. M., on Butane as Town Gas, 721 Edwards, F. J., Ltd., Treadle Guillotine Shearing Machine, 488*; Bar-Cropping Machine, 488* ; Power-Driven Guillotine Shearing Machine, 488* ; Plate-Bending Roffs, 488*
  • Efficiency of Boiler Plants. See Boiler Plants
  • — of Engines. See Engines
  • Effluents in Tidal Reaches of River Thames, Committee on, 503
  • — Treatment at Immingham Factory for
  • Fertiliser Manufacture, 593
  • Eire, Portarllngton, Peat-Fired Power Station at, 389*
  • Elastic Constants, Determination by Ultrasonics, 264
  • of Materials, Determination in Quartz Oscillator, 653
  • Elasticity, Symposium of American Mathematical Society (Review), 712
  • Elder, J. L., on Underground Gasification of Coal in United States, 513*

Electric :

  • Alternating Current for Electrified Railways, 386, 445
  • Systems, Variable-Voltage Generators for, 736*
  • Alternator. See Generator and Turbo Arc Welding. See Welding Battery Vehicles. See Motor Truck British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association. Annual Luncheon, 195 ; Annual Report, 290
  • and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, Endowment of Chair of Electrical Engineering at Cambridge University, 291; Annual Report, 502
  • — Electricity Authority, National Transmission Control Centres, 51*; 132-kV Air-Blast Circuit Breaker, 89*; New Generating Plant, Statistics, 1950, 96. See Erratum, 188 ; Radio Communications for Power Systems, 114* ; Capital Programme of Authority, 123 ; Extension of Relaxation of Restrictions on Private Generating Plant, 135; Development of 275/300- kV Grid, 169* ; Nottingham Information Room, 174* ; Planning South- Western Distribution Area, 206*; Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*, 273*, 305*. See Erratum, 326 ; New Power Stations, 259 ; Croydon " B,” 256*, 346 ; Poole Power Station, 288*; Braehead Power Station, 318* ; Agecraft Power Station, 346*; Bromborough Power Station, 374*; Skelton Grange Power Station, 404* ; Westwood Power Station, 436*; Littlebrook “ B ” Power Station, 468* ; Work of Authority, 475 ; Stay- thorpe Power Station, 500*; Rye House Power Station,532* ; Bankside Power Station, 564* ; Keadby Power Station, 596* ; Barking “ C ” Power Station, 628*; Bamborough Substation, 638*; Huncoat Power Station, 660*; Blackwall Point Power Station, 692*; Replica of Control Room, 697*; Thermal Efficiencies of Power Stations, 723; Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*. See Erratum, 788 ; Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756* ; Wood Poles for 132-kV Transmission Line, 763*; Programmes of Mechanical Plant for Power Stations, 780; Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788* ; Activities and Problems of Authority, by Lord Citrine, 795 ; Staff Conference at Brighton, 795
  • ’Bus-Bars, 66-kV, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 307*
  • Cable, 275-kV Impregnated Pressure (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 740*
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects in, 248
  • — 33-kV, Laying Across River Wyre, 769* — Power, Exhibition of, 439
  • — for South-Western Distribution Area,
  • 206
  • Capacitance Bridge (Cinema-Television, Ltd,), 426*
  • Capacitor, Variable, High-Precision (Milliard Electronic Products, Ltd.), 426* Cathode Rays. See Cathode Conductivity Controller, Automatic (Milliard Electronic Products, Ltd.), 252* Conductors, Four Duplex, for Three-Phase Transmission at 400 kV, 28*
  • — Systems for Electric Railways, 386, 445 Cranes. See Cranes
  • Direct Current for Electrified Railways, 386, 445
  • Dynamo. See Generator; Turbo- Generator
  • Electrical Apparatus Industry, Position and Prospects in, 246
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and Prospects in, 9, 123, 246
  • — Equipment of Aircraft, Serviceability of, 331
  • Crompton, Early, 323
  • — Instruments Design, Conference on Programme, 559
  • —? — at Physical Society’s Exhibition, 409*, 425*, 457*
  • —? Plant Maintenance, Industrial (Review), 364
  • — Power Convention, British, Brighton See British Electrical Power Convention Electricity, Advanced Testbook on (Review), 585
  • —•Applications of, French Handbook (Review), 151*
  • Electromagnetism, Founding of, 276 Electrometer, Vibrating, Reed (Electronic Instruments, Ltd.), 426*
  • Electric—continued.
  • Electronic Counting Circuits, for Gas- Discharge Tubes (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 527
  • — Equipment for Automatic Computing Engine, 6*
  • Electronics Uses in Industry, 759, 783, 790 Electroplating. See Electro
  • Frequency, Apparatus for Accurate Measurement of, 216*
  • Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Generating Stations. See Power Stations Generator. See Generator and Turbo Hydro-Electric Power Plants. See Power Plants
  • Ignition for Internal Combustion Engines. See Magnetos
  • Impedance Matching and Measuring Equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • Induction Furnace. See Furnace Insulation Tester (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 425*
  • Lamp, Discharge, Extension of Gas Arc Condition in, 642*
  • — and Lighting, Record of Industrial
  • Research on, 228
  • Lighting Equipment for Standard Coaches for British Railways, 370
  • — and Lamps, Record of Industrial
  • Research on, 228
  • — in Ships, Developments, 717
  • Lightning Conductors, Royal Festival Hall. 540
  • Locomotives. See Locomotives, Electric Machines. See Generators; Motors; Turbo
  • Magnetos. See Magnetos Mains. See Cables (above)
  • Meter, Maximum-Demand, Single-Phase (Ferranti, Ltd.), 519*
  • — Watt-Hour, Test Set for Calibrating (Ferranti, Ltd.), 519*
  • Motors. See Motors, Electric
  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board. See North of Scotland
  • Oil Switch. See Switchgear
  • Oscillator, Quartz., for Obtaining Elastic Constants of Materials, 653
  • Oscillograph, Cathode-Ray, High-Speed (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 457*
  • Phase-Advancer, Simple Form of, 96*. See LETTERS, 229, 261*
  • Potentiometer Recorder (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 583*
  • — Sine-Cosine (Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd.), 458
  • Power. See Power
  • — Stations. See Power Stations
  • Pressboard for Electrical Purposes, Specification, 205
  • Railways. See Railways
  • Rays. See Cathode Rays ; X-Rays
  • Rectifier Equipment, Mercury-Arc, Specification, 302
  • — 400-kW Grid-Controlled, for Tyre
  • Rolling Mill (General Electric Co. Ltd.), 68*
  • Resistance Welding. See Welding
  • Rolling Mills, Electric Driving of. See Rolling Mills
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Signalling, History and Development on Railways, 747
  • Street Railways. See Tramways Substation. See Substation
  • Switchgear. See Switchgear; Motors, Electric
  • Telegraphy. See Telegraphy
  • Telephony. See Telephony Thermometer. See Thermometer
  • Traction. See Locomotives, Electric ; Railways ; Tramways
  • Tramways. See Tramways Transformers. See Transformers
  • Triodes, Gasfilled (Thyratrons), Industrial Applications of (Review), 276
  • Tubes, Gas-Discharge, for Electronic Counting Circuits (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 527
  • Turbo-Generators. See Turbo-Generators Units Consumed, Output Capacity and Consumer Statistics, 795
  • Vacuum Tubes. See Rontgen Wavemeter (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 410*
  • Welding. See Welding
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Telegraphy; Radar; Radio; Television
  • — Telephony. See Telephony; Radar; Radio; Television
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX

Electrical Engineers, Institution of :

  • Report of Mechanical-Handling Productivity Team, by A. Roebuck, H. S. Carnegie and E. G. Taylor, 49
  • Faraday Medal, Award to T. L. Eckersley, 77, 534
  • P. V. Hunter, Election as Honorary Member, 77
  • Standardisation and Simplification in Electrical Industry, by J. T. Moore, 194
  • An Organisation for Internal Standardisation, by P. J. Daglish, 194
  • Faraday Lecture on Lamps and Lighting: Record of Industrial Research, by L. J. Davies, 228
  • Annual Dinner, 259
  • Endowment of Chair of Electrical Engineering at Cambridge, 291
  • New Scheme for Proceedings, 377
  • London-Birmingham Television RadioRelay Link, by R. J. Clayton, D. C. Espley, G. W. S. Griffith and J. M. C. Pinkham, 447*, 477*
  • Report on Conference on Electricity as Aid to Production, 469
  • Atkinson Lecture on Electricity Supply Position, by Sir J. Hacking, 475
  • Faraday Medal for 1950, Presentation to Sir J. Chadwick 534
  • Electrical Engineers, Institution of— continued.
  • Kelvin Lecture on Modem Conceptions of Ultimate Structure of Matter, by Sir
  • J. Cockcroft, 544. See 534
  • Annual Report, 576, 604
  • ” The Chesters ” Estate, Malden, Surrey, Benevolent-Fund Homes, 630
  • Joint Engineering Conference, London. See Joint Engineering Conference
  • Measurements Section :
  • Symposium of Electrical Meteorological Instruments:
  • Developments of Electrical Anemometers, by G. E. W. Hartley, 146 Wind and Gust-Measuring Instruments Developed for Wind-Power Survey, by H. H. Rosenbrock and J. R. Tagg, 146
  • Electrical Method of Resolving True Wind Velocity Aboard Ship, by H. D Hawkes and J. M. Laws, 146
  • Mean Wind Velocity Instruments for Use in Naval Craft, by J. Bell and E. M. Langham, 146
  • Radar-Sonde System for Measurement of Upper Wind and Air Data, by F. E. Jones, J. E. N. Hooper and N. L. Alder, 203
  • Automatic Frost Point Hygrometer for Measurement in Upper Air, by A. W. Brewer and R. H. Dobson, 203
  • Some Meteorological Instruments Used in Building Research, by A. W. Pratt, B. G. Collins, R. E. Lacy and E. W. Spink, 203
  • Conference on Electrical Instrument Design, Programme, 559
  • Supply Section:
  • Control of Hydro-Electric Plant, by A. C. H. Frost and W. Brittlebank, 56
  • Planning of an Electricity Board’s Distribution System, by G. O. McLean, 206* Variable-Voltage Generators Applied to • Alternating-Current Systems, by R. L. Chantrill, 736*
  • Utilization Section:
  • Electrically-Interlocked Guards on Machines, by W. F. Cooper, 171*
  • South Midlands Centre:
  • Electrical Exhibition at Birmingham, 377
  • Electrical Engineers, Supervising, Association of. See Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of
  • — Exhibition at Birmingham, 377
  • — Industry, Standardisation and Simplifica
  • tion in, 194
  • Electrical and Musical Industries, Ltd., “ Telecinema ” Equipment, 782 ; Vision Transmitter, Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793
  •  ?— Plant Maintenance, Industrial (Review), 364
  • Electrochemical Mechanism of Corrosion, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • Electroflo Meters Co., Ltd., Instruments for Portarlington Power Station, 391
  • Electrolytic Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • Electromagnets, Ltd., Magnetic Feeder Head for Band Conveyor, 488*
  • Electron Microscope, 100-kV (Philips’ Gloei- lampenfabrieken), 733*
  • Electronic Counting Circuits for Gas-Discharge Tubes (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 527
  • Electronic-Instruments, Ltd., Vibrating-Reed Electrometer, 426*
  • Electronics, Uses in Industry, 759, 783, 790
  • Electroplate, Nickel Barrelling Unit for (W. Canning and Co., Ltd.), 538
  • and Chromium, on Steel and Brass, Specification, 412
  • — Zinc and Cadmium Coatings on Iron and
  • Steel Specification, 627
  • Electrotechnics, Handbook of (Review), 35
  • Elevator, Root Crop (L’Industrielle Agricole du Soissonnais), 462*
  • — Storage, for Railway Laminated Springs,
  • 150*
  • Elkan, R. M. L., on Joint Institution’Meetings, 600
  • Elliot, G. D., on Evolution of All-Carbon Blast Furnace, 760; on Sinter Making at Appleby-Frodlngham, 761, 776
  • Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd., Magnetic Oxygen Analyser, 411*; High-Speed Cathode-Ray Oscillograph, 457* ; Strain- Gauge Load-Cell, 457* ; Potentiometer Recorder, 583*; Boiler Instrument Cubicle, 583*
  • Elliott, N., on Electricity as National Asset, 759, 783, 790
  • Elutriator, Air, for Examination of Stack Dusts, 585*
  • Embossing Machine, Can and Lid (Funditor. Ltd.), 48'7*
  • Employees. See Labour
  • Employers, Position Under Legal Aid Act, 348 Employment. See Labour
  • Endurance Tests. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Energy and Mass, Interchangeability of, 544 Engines Aero. See Aeronautics
  • — Computing, Automatic, at National Physical
  • Laboratory, 6*
  • — Diesel. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine
  • Propulsion', Motor ships
  • — Indicators. See Indicators
  • — Jet, Whittle, Turbine Problems in Develop
  • ment of, 298
  • See also Turtines, Gas
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Motor Car. See Engines, Petrol
  • — Oil Compression-Ignition, Six-Cylinder, 128-
  • b.h.p. (Fodens, Ltd.), 751*
  • Diesel, A.E.C., Underfloor, for Motor Coach, 673
  • Diesel, 112-b.h.p. (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 698*
  • Diesel, " British Polar,” Manufacture at Govan Works, 98*
  • Engines Oil, Diesel, Cold-Starting Equipment for (C.A.V., Ltd.), 169*
  • —? — Diesel, 960-h.p. Eight-Cylinder Sulzer, for Locomotives, 285
  • Diesel, 75-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder, for Mining Locomotive (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 396*
  • Diesel, 75-b.h.p. to 112-b.h.p. Four- to Six-Cylinder (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 463*
  • Diesel, 1,540-h.p., Kirkwall Power Station, 599
  • — — Diesel, Marine, Burmeister and Wain,
  • Design of, 566
  • —• — Diesel, Marine, 4,300-b.h.p. Geared, “ Atlantic Duchess,” 61*
  • Diesel, Marine, 6,600-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder Doxford, M.S. “ Credo,” 483
  • Diesel, for Rail Traction, 765*, 797*
  • — — Diesel, 230-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder, for
  • Diesel-Electric Locomotive (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 777*
  • Diesel, 400-h.p. Six-Cylinder (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 230*
  • Diesel, 90-h.p. Six-Cylinder (Leyland Motors, Ltd;), 578*
  • Diesel, 480-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder, for Locomotive (Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd)., 158*
  • Diesel, 420-h.p. Six-Cylinder (Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd.), 521*
  • — — Diesel, 300-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder Paxman,
  • for Locomotive, 70*
  • — — Diesel, Tests of, during 50 Years, 138,265
  • — — Diesel, Three-Cylinder, 1,100-h.p. 'Dox
  • ford, Model of, 730*
  • Diesel. See also Motor ships; Marine Propulsion; Diesel Engine Users’ Association
  • Marine, Doxford, Developments of, 105 Marine, 2,500-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder Doxford, M.S. “ India,” 253
  • — — See also Tractors and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane. See Aeronautics
  • See also Motor Cars
  • — Steam (Review), 178
  • Cornish, South Crofty, Breakdown of, 53* Marine, Testing and Development of, 108, 138
  • Marine. See also Marine Propulsion; TuTbi/ytcs
  • 5,300-h.p., for 42-in. Slabbing Mill, Shotton, 1
  • Testing of, 107, 137*, 201*
  • — Whittle Original Jet, at Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 749*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Engineers-in-Charge, Institution of, Annual Dinner, 568
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Guild and Closed-Shop Policy at Edmonton,
  • 694
  • — Institutions. See Institutions
  • — Production, Institution of. See Production
  • — Role in Administration, 542
  • — and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of, .
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, East Kilbride, by Dr. G. A. Hankins, 80*, 111* ; Naval Architects and Marine Engineers International Conference. See Naval Architects
  • Engineering Appointments in Colonial Service, 75
  • — Apprentices. See Education
  • — Centenaries in 1951, 19
  • — Civil, Some Unsolved Problems, 699, 737,
  • 768
  • — Conference, Joint, London. See Joint Engi
  • neering Conference
  • — Contracts. See Contracts
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Formulae, Molesworth’s Handbook of (Re
  • view), 775
  • — Use of Gamma Radiography in, 327* ENGINEERING, Increased Price of, 195
  • — Industries, Consumption of Electricity, 759,
  • 783
  • —? —- European, Survey of, 597
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories; National
  • Physical
  • — Mechanical, in Merchant Navy, 686 Railway, Developments of, 716
  • — Outlook, 8, 36, 64, 91, 122, 153, 182, 213,
  • 246, 278, 309, 337, 364. See Erratum, 93. See 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • — Standards. See Standards Institution
  • — and Technology, History of: Man the
  • Maker (Review), 680
  • — Works. See Works
  • England and Wales, Land Drainage in, Report on, 471
  • English Electric Co., Ltd., 132 to 400-kV Outdoor Air-Blast Circuit Breakers, 89*; 400-h.p. Diesel-Electric Shunting Locomotive, 230* ; Condenser Plant, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 273* ; " 60-MW Turbo-Generator, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 274*, 305*. See Erratum, 326; 350-ton Overhead Travelling Crane, 314* ; 50-MW Hydrogen-Cooled Turbo-Alternators, 374* ; Exhibits at British Industries Fair, 554*
  • English Numbering Machines, Ltd., Exhibits at British Industries Fair, 584
  • English Steel Corporation, Ltd., Railway Laminated Spring Production, 149*; Press- Forged Crankshaft for Diesel Engine, 584 Equations, Ordinary Non-Linear Differential, in Engineering and Physical Sciences (Review), 456
  • Epicyclic Gear Train Problems, Graphical Solution of, 312*. See LETTERS, 408*, 472*
  • — Gearing, Allen-Stoeckicht High-Speed, 119*
  • — Reduction Gear for 750-kW Gas Turbine
  • 417*
  • Ernault-Batignolles, H., Hydraulically-Controlled Copying Lathe, 284*
  • Errors, Surface, Interferometers for Measuring, 664
  • Escalator Handrail Joints, Testing Machine for, 331*
  • Escalator Reconstruction at Charing Cross and Waterloo Stations, London Transport Executive, 666
  • Espley, D. C., on London-Birmingham Television Radio-Relay Link, 447*, 477*
  • Essen, Dr. L., Determination of Refractive Index of Air at Radio Frequencies, 714
  • Estuary, Severn, Power Production by Two- Basin System 393*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • Etablissements Bugaud Pdre et Fils, Three- Wheeled Agricultural Tractor, 431*
  • — Emile RGgnier, Vineyard 23-h.p. Three
  • wheeled Tractor, 460*
  • — Huard, One-Way Two-Furrow Plough, 461*
  • — Patissier, Agricultural Tractor with Cutter
  • Bar, 430*
  • Ether, Diethyl, for Cold-Starting of Diesel Engines (C.A.V. Ltd.), 169*
  • Europe, Thermal Power Stations in, Report on, 320
  • — Iron and Steel Production in, Statistics of,
  • 296
  • European Economic Co-operation, Organisa- ation for, Report on Technical Development of Thermal Power Stations, 320
  • — Engineering Industry, Survey of, 597
  • — Purchasing Commission, British,' 567
  • Euston Station Improvements, 321
  • Eutectic Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Evans, Dr. U. R., on Fundamental Researches on Corrosion, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • Evaporative Condenser. See Condenser
  • Evaporator, Freon, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 741*
  • — Steam-Heated, for Phosphoric-Acid Plant,
  • 561*
  • Everard, Lieut.-Col. H. B., on Permanent-Way Developments, 685
  • Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd., Insulation Tester, 425*
  • Ewbank and Partners, Ltd., Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*, 273*, 305*. See Erratum, 326
  • Exactor, Ltd., Automatic Metered Lubricating System, 71*
  • Excavation for Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, 177*
  • Excavator, |-cub. yd., with Face Shovel (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 553*
  • Exchanger, Heat, for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experience with, 359*, 384*, 416*
  • — — for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas-Turbine
  • Alternator Set, 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • Exhibition, Agricultural Machinery, Paris, 429*, 460*
  • — British Industries Fair, 485*, 517*, 534,
  • 549*, 581*. See Erratum, 638
  • Instrument Industries, Olympia, 791
  • — — Radio Components and Associated
  • Equipment, 439
  • — — Scientific Instruments, Paris, 291, 579
  • — and Conferences, Forthcoming, 109, 231,
  • 381, 507, 635, 795
  • — and Convention, British Plastics, 695
  • — ’’ Daily Mail ” Ideal Home, 291
  • —- of Electric Power Cables, 439
  • — Electrical, at Birmingham, 377
  • — of Exhibitions, Royal Society of Arts, 135
  • — Festival of Britain. See Festival of Britain
  • — First Century of Aluminium, 599
  • — Gauge and Tool, 471, 571*, 600*, 631, 633*
  • — of Industrial Power, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow,
  • Opening Ceremony, 663
  • — Jubilee of British Standards Institution,
  • 407, 759
  • —- Man-Power: Human Factor in Industry, 630
  • — North Thames Gas Board, 349
  • — Packaging, National, Olympia, 135,186*
  • — Physical Society’s Scientific Apparatus,
  • 409*, 425*, 457*
  • — of Products of Vickers Group of Companies,
  • 559
  • — of Science, Science Museum, Festival of
  • Britain 567
  • — Scientific Instruments, Royal Society’s
  • Conversazione, 664
  • — South Bank. See Festival of Britain
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Expansion Gaps in Rails, Standard Allowances, 51
  • Experimental Tank. See Tank and «SAip Resistance
  • “ Explorer ” Six-Wheel Cross-Country Tractor 752*
  • Explosions, Colliery. See Accidents
  • — Gaseous. See Accidents
  • Export Trade. See Trade ; and Industries in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Express Lift Co., Ltd., Electric Dual-Capacity Goods Lift, 612
  • Extrusion Method for Bolt Production, 142
  • FACING, Refractory, “ Stoneclad,” for Mild Steel, 763
  • Factory Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Chief Inspector’s Report for 1949, 438
  • — Conditions and Productive Efficiency, 239*, 262
  • — Electric-Cooker, Swinton, Yorkshire, 432*
  • — Immingham, for Superphosphate Fertiliser
  • Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Royal Ordnance, Llanishen, Cardiff, 494* Ordnance, Nottingham, Work of, 718*
  • — Steel-Drum, Mobile, “ Van Leer ” (Metal
  • Containers, Ltd.), 135,188*
  • Fair, Trade. See Exhibition
  • Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., Delta-Wing Research Aircraft, 474*
  • “ Fairey 17 ” Naval Aircraft, 451*
  • Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd.,
  • Launch of H.M. Destroyer “ Delight,” 44
  • Fairless, B., Award of Bessemer Medal to, 664
  • Fans, Axial-Flow, High-Efficiency Sheet-Metal Blades, 681*
  • — Forced- and Induced-Draught, Portarling-
  • ton Power Station, 391*
  • — Induced-Draught, Littlebrook “ B ” Power
  • Station, 468*
  • Fan Installation, Stourport “ B ” Power Station. 244*
  • — Laboratory at National College for Heating,
  • Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • Faraday Building, London, Developments in Long-Distance Telephony, 687
  • — Lecture on Lamps and Lighting, 228 —- Medal, Award to T. L. Eckersley, 77 Farm Drying of Grain and Seeds, Methods of,
  • 669*
  • Farmer and Dark, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*, 273*, 305*. See Erratum, 326
  • Farmer, H. B., on Handling and Storage of Foundry Sand, 219; on Transportation in Iron Foundries, 220 ; on Planning in Iron Foundries, 269
  • Farming. See A^ricuZturaZ; Tractors
  • Farnborough Park, School ofi Gas-Turbine Technology at, 199
  • Fatigue-Crack as Stress-Raiser, Investigations on, 637*
  • — Cracking and Corrosion, Researches on, 443.
  • See LETTER, 504
  • — of High-Temperature Steels and Alloys, 352,
  • 380
  • — Tests of Metals. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • Faverolles Three-Wheeled Agricultural Tractor, 430*
  • Fawcett, H., on Early Crompton Electrical Equipment, 323
  • Federation of British Industries, Conference on Use of Radioactive Isotopes in Industry, 534; Discussion with London University on University Graduates in Industry, 694
  • — of Construction Machinery Importers, Lun
  • cheon, 166
  • Feed Pumps. See Pumps
  • — Water Heater, Efficiency in Mallet Locomo
  • tive, 648*
  • —- — Heater, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 274*
  • System, Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • System, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 273*
  • — — See also Water
  • Feeder Head, Magnetic, for Band Conveyor (Electromagnets, Ltd.), 488*
  • “ Feedleg ” for Rock Drilling (Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd.), 520*
  • Feilden, G. B. R., on Operating Experiences with 750-kW Gas Turbine, 358*, 384*, 416*
  • Fell, Lieut.-Col. L. F. R., Drive for Diesel Locomotive, 655*
  • Fenner, A. J., on Fatigue Test of Aluminium- Alloy and Mild-Steel Sheet, 259; on Fatigue-Crack as Stress-Raiser, 637*
  • Fenner, J. H., and Co., Ltd., Taper-Lock Bush and Pulley, 583*
  • Ferranti, Ltd., 64-MVA 230-kV Transformer, 11* ; Radiation Pattern Recorder, 410*; Single-Phase Maximum-Demand Meter, 519* ; Test Set for Calibrating Watt-Hour Meter, 519* ; 66/11-kV Transformers for Bamborough Substation, 638
  • Ferro-Concrete. See Concrete, Reinforced, and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Fertiliser, Superphosphate, Immingham Factory for Manufacture of, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Fertility, Soil, Need for Restoration, 699

Festival of Britain :

  • I. The Exhibitions, 421*, 533, 567, 630,663
  • II. South Bank Exhibition:
  • Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453* Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*, 741* Temporary Bridges, 423*, 555* “ Skyion,” 423, 589*
  • Gas-Turbine Week, 630. See 759 Civil Engineering Work at, 665* Transport and Communications Building, 665*, 730*, 749*
  • Waterloo Gate, 665*
  • Lion and Unicorn Building, 666* Sea and Ships Building, 666*, 730* Power and Production Pavilion, 666, 696* Agricultural-Machinery Section, 695* Minerals of the Island Pavilion, 696 Railway Exhibits, 730* Gas-Driven Heat Pump at, 741* Air-Transport Section, 749* Road-Transport Section, 750* Telecinema, 782
  • Shot-Tower Beacon, 782*
  • III. Exhibition of Industrial Power, Glasgow, 663
  • IV. Exhibition of Science, Science Museum, 567
  • Festival Hall, Royal, at South Bank Exhibition 423*, 536*, 741* •
  • Field, J. F., on Gas-Turbine Alternator Propulsive Machinery, 322*. See 209*
  • Film Camera, 35-mm. for 100-kV Electron Microscope, 734*
  • — Oxide, Effect on Metallic Friction ,588
  • — Thin Metal, Apparatus for Measuring Thick
  • ness of (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • — in Training for Industry, Conference on, 166 Filter, Air, for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experiences with, 384*
  • — —Specification, 497
  • — Gunmetal High-Pressure (Doulton and Co.
  • Ltd.), 524
  • — Landskrona, for Phosphoric-Acid Plant,
  • Immingham Factory, 561*
  • Findlay, J. D., the Late, 594
  • Fines, Coal, Research on Burning of, 762
  • Finland, Imatra Power Co., 64-MVA 230-kV Transformer for Pyhakoski Power Station, 11*
  • Finniecome, J. R., on Stability of Rotating Electrical Machines, 760. See 504* ; on Heat Unit, 792. See 577. See LETTER, 728
  • Fire Buckets, Specification, 411
  • — in Passenger Train near Beattock Summit,
  • Report on, 330
  • Fisher, Dr. D., on Testing Concrete in Combined Bending and Torsion, 21*
  • Fisons, Ltd., Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592* ; Sulphur Mission to Chile ,759
  • Fittings, Socket-Welding, Forged Steel, Specification, 412
  • Fixing Accessories for Building Purposes, Specification, 595
  • Flameproof Mine Diesel, 75-b.h.p. Locomotive (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 731*
  • Fleet. See Warships
  • Flight. See Aeronautics
  • Floating Dock. See Dock
  • Flood Control in Central Valley, California, 48
  • Floor Loads, Mean, Variation with Area,, 179*.
  • See LETTER, 535
  • Flow and Fracture of Solids (Review), 64
  • —? Laminar and Turbulent, and Ship Resistance, 378, 767, 800*
  • — Pipe, Turbulent, Friction Losses in, 195
  • — Water, in Pipes, New Formulae for, 195 Flowmeter, Liquid, Low-Range, Direct-Reading, 619*
  • Floyd, A., on Engineers in Role of Administrators, 542
  • Flue-Gas Analyser and Loss Meter (Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd.), 489*
  • Fluid Friction. See Friction; Ship Resistance
  • — Mechanics Laboratory, Manchester College
  • of Technology, 362
  • Research at East Kilbride Laboratory, 80*
  • Flying Boats. See Aeronautics
  • Fodens, Ltd., Six-Cylinder 128-b.h.p. Compression-Ignition Oil Engine, 751*
  • Foote-Burt Drilling and Tapping Machine, 711* Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Production Methods, 709*
  • Forest Products Research Board, Report for 1948, 185
  • — — Research Laboratory, Electronic Control
  • of Veneer-Peeling Lathes, 97*
  • Forging of Bolts and Nuts, 143
  • — Drop. See Drop Forging
  • — Large, Methods of Production of, 541*
  • — and Oil Quenching 20-Pdr. Gun Barrels,
  • 718*
  • — Press, See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Steel Drop and Upset, Tolerances for,
  • Specification, 627
  • Formulae, Engineering, Molesworth’s Handbook of (Review), 775
  • Forrest Lecture on Unsolved Problems in Civil Engineering, 699, 737, 768
  • Foster-Wheeler, Ltd., Boiler, Bankside Power
  • Station, 564 ; Water-Tube Boilers, S.S.
  • “ Oronsay,” 624*
  • Foulkes, J., on Developable Helicoids, 350* Foundations for Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*
  • — for “ Skyion,” 589*
  • Founders, Worshipful Company of, Fellowships of, 227
  • Foundries, Accidents in, 438
  • —• Dust in, Suppression Methods, 770
  • — Industry, Recent Progress in, 770
  • — Iron, Practice, British and American, Con
  • ference on, 219, 269
  • — Mechanical Aids in, 324*, 355*
  • — Moulds and Cores, Drying of, 125,174 —- Practice, British and American, 219, 269
  • — Productivity Conference, Birmingham Uni
  • versity, 566
  • — See also Castings ; Moulding Foundrymen, Institute of British. See British Fractures Due to Corrosion, Researches on,
  • 443. See LETTER, 504
  • — and Flow of Solids (Review), 64
  • — of Teeth of Naval Reduction Gearing, 25* France. See French
  • Francis Turbines. Sep Turbines, Hydraulic Francois, P., Sideways-Tipper Trailer, 463* Franklin Institute “ Journal,” 125 Years of, 258
  • Fraser, J. H., Re-Signalling at York Railway Station, 688*
  • Fraser, W. J., and Co., Ltd., Evaporators for Phosphoric-Acid Plant 561*
  • Frazer, Dr. R. A., on Aerodynamic Oscillations of Suspension Bridges, 270*; Work on Design of Severn Suspension Bridge, 714
  • Freeman, Fox and Partners, Dome of Discovery, 423* ; 453* ; “ Skyion,” 423,
  • 589*; Waterloo Station Gate, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665* ; Sea and Ships Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*, 730*
  • French Marine and Aeronautical Technical Association, Paris Meeting, Programme, 559
  • Freon Evaporator, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 741*
  • Frequency, Apparatus for Accurate Measurement of, 216*
  • Frequencies, Natural, of Systems, Admittance
  • Methods for Obtaining, 650*
  • Freyssinet Cables for Prestressed-Concrete
  • Road, Crawley, Sussex, 185*
  • Friction Losses in Turbulent Pipe Flow, 195
  • — and Lubrication, Conference on, 587
  • —- Research at East Kilbride Laboratory, 111* Frictional Resistance of Ships. See Ship Resistance
  • Frisch, Prof. O. R., on Artificial Acceleration of Atomic Particles, 599
  • Frodingham-Appleby, Iron-Ore Sinter Making at, 761, 776; Full-Scale Blast-Furnace Trials at, 776
  • Froome, Dr. K. D., Application of Radio Waves to Measurement of Length, 714
  • Frost, A. C. H., on Control of Hydro-Electric
  • Plant, 56
  • Frost, F. A., the Late, 286
  • Froude Hydraulic Brake for Engine Testing, 201*
  • Fuel Atomiser for 750-kW Gas Turbine, Experiences with, 385*
  • — Industries Research, Leeds University,
  • Annual Report, 695
  • — Institute of, Drying of Foundry Moulds and
  • Cores, by G. T. Hampton and W. H. Taylor, 125, 174 ; Underground Gasification of Coal in United States, by J. L Elder and Dr. E. T. Wilkins, 513* ; Annual Luncheon, 535; East Midland Section, Methods of Farm Drying of Grain and Seeds, 669*
  • — Motor. See Gas Motor Producer
  • Fuel and Power, Ministry of, Research Work by, 70 ; Statement on Coal Position, 103,164 ; Statement on Coal Crisis, 103, 164 ; Allocation of Coal Arrangements, 135 ; Statement on Underground Gasification of Coal, 227; Report and Accounts, Gas Council, 347 ; Installation of Emergency Power Plant, 567
  • — Position, Statistics on Stocks, 135
  • — Research Station, Combustion Investiga
  • tion by, 376
  • — See also Coal; OU ; Gas ; Peat
  • Funditor, Ltd., Can and Lid Embossing Machine, 487* ; Pneumatic Marking Machine, 487*
  • Funnel, Steamer, Full-Size, at Festival of Britain Exhibition (J. I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd.), 730*
  • Furnace, Blast, All-Carbon, Evolution of, 760 Aspects of Situation in United States, 760 Consett Iron Works, 13*
  • Equilibrium and Reaction Rate in, 713 —• — Factors Influencing Distribution of Solids in, 776
  • Full-Scale Trials in, 776
  • Operation at High-Top Pressure, 575, 607*
  • Refractory Wear, Radioactive Indicators for, 761
  • — Boiler. See Stoker
  • — Crucible, Gas-Fired (Morgan Crucible Co.
  • Ltd.), 490*
  • — Electric, 75-ft. Enamelling (General Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 433*
  • Induction, for Railway Tyres, at Acton, 12*
  • — Gas-Fired, Continuous Roller-Hearth (In
  • candescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 485*
  • Fired, Hardening for Railway Laminated Springs, 149*
  • Fired, for 20-Pounder Shells, 573*
  • Fired, Slot-Forge (Thermic Equipment and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 486*
  • Fired, Stress-Relieving (DowsonA Mason Gas Plant Co., Ltd.), 485*
  • — Open-Hearth, 150-ton Basic, Consett Iron
  • Works, 13*
  • — Tubes, Seamless Steel, for Petroleum Indus
  • try, Specification, 627
  • — See also Coke Ovens
  • GAMMA Radiography in Shipbuilding and Engineering, 327*
  • Gangways, Pullman, for Standardised Railway Carriages, 87, 113
  • Gantry, Drilling, for Woodhead-Tunnel Enlargement, 785*
  • — See also Crane
  • Gamier et Cie, 22-h.p. Three-Wheeled Agricultural Tractor, 460*
  • Gas Arc Condition, Extension of, 642*
  • — Board, North Thames, Exhibition, 349
  • — Coke-Oven. See Coke Oven
  • — Compressor Plant for Topock-Milpitas Gas
  • Pipeline, 616
  • — Council, Report and Statement of Accounts,
  • 347; Gas-Fired Furnaces and Air Heaters, 485* ; Report on “ Stoneclad ” Refractory Facing for Mild Steel, 763
  • — Fired Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — and Gas Works. See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Industry, Report of Gas Council, 347
  • — Liquid Petroleum, Meters for, Testing of,
  • 618
  • — Making, Coal Slurries, for, Research on, 762
  • — Nationalisation, Remoter Consequences of,
  • 261
  • — Producer. See Producer
  • — Town. Use of Butane by Wales Gas Board
  • as, 721
  • — Turbine. See Turbine
  • — WeldiDg. See Welding
  • — See also Hydrogen; Oxygen, etc.
  • Gaseous Explosions. See Accidents
  • Gasification of Coal, Underground, Investigation of, 70, 227; Procedure in United States, 513*
  • Gasoline. See Engine, Petrol; Aeronautics
  • Gate, Waterloo Station, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*
  • Gauge, Dial, and Measuring Equipment (T. Mercer, Ltd.), 634
  • — Dimensional Stability of, Tests for, 141*
  • — Metrology Chart for Checking, 714*
  • — Piston-Diameter (Solex (Gauges), Ltd.),
  • 572*
  • — Pressure, for Steam Engines, 137*
  • — Rolling Stock, for British Railways, 87
  • — Set, Micro-Maag (Coventry Gauge and Tool
  • Co., Ltd.), 633*
  • — Strain, Electrical-Resistance, Waterproof
  • ing, 67*
  • Load-Cell (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 457*
  • — and Tool Makers Association, Exhibition
  • and Craftsmanship Competition, 471, 571*, 600, 631, 633*
  • — Versine, Optical, for Railway Curves
  • (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.), 367*
  • Gears, Bevel, Types, Manufacture and Use, 83*
  • — Dual-Reduction, for Twin " Centaurus ”
  • Engines for Bristol “ Brabazon,” 503*, 509*
  • — and Gearbox for Diesel Locomotive with
  • “ Fell ” Mechanical Drive, 655*
  • — Infinitely-Variable, Gerritsen, 197*. See
  • LETTER, 350
  • — Reduction, Epicyclic, for 750-kW Gas
  • Turbine, 417*
  • — Steering. See Steering
  • —• for Traction, Specification, 444
  • — Trains, Epicyclic, Graphical Solution of,
  • 312*. See LETTERS, 408*, 472*
  • — Box for 75-b.h.p. Oil-Engined Mining Loco
  • motive, 896*
  • Reduction (Varatio-Strateline Gears, Ltd.), 520*
  • Reduction, for 4,300-b.h.p. Diesel Engines, M.S. “ Atlantic Duchess,” 61*
  • Six-Speed, for 500-h.p. Diesel Locomotive (Hunslet Engine Co., Ltd.), 41*
  • Geared Turbines, Marine. See Marine Propulsion
  • Gearing, Epicyclic, High-Speed, Allen- Stoeckicht (W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 117*
  • — Naval, Experiences and Developments,
  • 25*, 55*
  • Gearwheel Rim, Forging of, 541*
  • General Electric Co., Ltd., 400-kW Grid- Controlled Rectifier for Tyre-Rolling Mill, 68* ; Electronic Control of Veneer-Peeling Lathes, 97* ; Electrical Dynamic Balancing Machine for Alternator Rotors, 138* ; Soldering by Electric Induction Heating 272*; 2-5-MW and 5-MW Alternators,
  • 368*. See LETTER, 472; 840-h.p.
  • Electric-Battery Locomotive, 383*; Apparatus for Drilling Dies, 425*; Apparatus for Measuring Thin Metal Films, 425*; Impedance Matching and Measuring Equipment, 425*; Electric- Cooker Factory at Swinton, 432* ; Manufacture of Cathode-Ray Tubes, 496*; 150-MVA 11-kV Metalclad Circuit-
  • Breaker, 523*; 25-MVA 660-Volt AirBreak Switch, 524* ; Lighting Fittings for Royal Festival Hall, 540 ; 30-MW Turbo- Generators for Huncoat Power Station, 660*
  • Generating Set, 5-kW Diesel-Driven (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 520*
  • 420-h.p. Diesel-Driven (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 521*
  • — Station. See Power Station
  • Generation and Distribution of Electric Power Supply, 687
  • Generators, Electric, 300-kW and 500-kW (Brace Peebles and Co., Ltd.), 38*
  • 190-kW, for Diesel-Electric Locomotive (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 230*
  • Direct-Current, for 230-h.p. Diesel- Electric Locomotive . (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.) , 777*
  • — — Hydrogen Coolers for (Metropolitan-
  • Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • 1,750-kVA, Immingham Factory for Fertiliser Manufacture, 592*
  • — — 3,520-kW, Kirkwall Power Station, 599
  • — — 29,400-kVA, Lavey Hydro-Electric
  • Plant 333*
  • — —75-kVA 230/400-Volt “Magnicon”
  • (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 549*
  • Network Coupling by, 120*. See LETTERS, 229, 261*
  • 2 ? 5-MW and 5-MW, Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 368*. See LETTER, 472
  • 12 • 5-MW, Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Production and Trade in, 123
  • 60-MW, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 274*, 305*
  • Unbalanced Magnetic Pull and Mechanised Stability of, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • Variable-Voltage, for . Alternating- Current Systems, 736*
  • — — See also Turbo-Generators
  • Geometry, Plane, Advanced (Review), 64 German Military Tank Design, 50
  • — Researches on Creep-Resisting Alloys, 235 Gerritsen, J. J., on Gerritsen Infinitely-Variable
  • Gear. 350. See LETTER, 197*
  • “ Ghost ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Gibb. Sir A., and Partners, Braehead Power Station, 318*; Skelton Grange Power Station, 404* ; Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Gibb, Sir C. D„ on Planning for Production Efficiency, 239*, 262
  • Gilkes, G., and Gordon, Ltd., 500-kW Turgo- Hydraulic Turbine, 39*
  • Gill, Sir A., on Applications of Electricity to Sea Transport, 717
  • Gill, R. F., on Effect of Stress-Ageing Treatment of Alloys, 340
  • Gillings, Dr. D. W., on Factors Affecting Iron- Ore Sinter Quality, 761, 776
  • Gin Blocks for Fibre Ropes, Specification, 411 Girders, Roof, Royal Festival Hall, 538*
  • — See also Beams ; Bridges ; Floors Glasgow, Kelvin Hall, Exhibition of Industrial
  • Power, Opening Ceremony, 663
  • Glass Making, Work of Chance Brothers, Ltd., 638
  • — Models for Stress Determination. See
  • Photo-Elastic
  • — Optical, Centenary of Manufacture by
  • Chance Brothers, Ltd., 727
  • Glazing, Vertical Patent (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 584
  • Gleason Co., Manufacture of Bevel Gears, 83* Gledhill, Dr. P. K., on Factors Affecting Iron- Ore Sinter Quality, 761, 776 ; on Effect of Controlled Variables on Sinter Quality, 761, 776
  • Gloppe, J.-M., 16-h.p. Agricultural Tractor with Cutter Bar, 430* ; Tractor-Operated Winch, 430*
  • Glover, E. C., the Late, 631
  • Gold Coast Railway, Locomotive Wheel Centres (Vulcan Foundry, Ltd.), 803*
  • Goodden, R. Y., Lion and Unicorn Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Goodmans Industries, Ltd., Cinema-Projector Loudspeaker, 708*
  • Goodwin Barsby and Co., Ltd., Mobile Crushing Plant for Quarries, 487*
  • Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co. (G.B.), Ltd., “ Snug-Wrap ” Wrapping Machine, 188* ; Conveyor Belting, 489
  • Gorgas, Alabama, Experiments on Underground Gasification of Coal at, 513*
  • Gough, W. E., the Late, 97
  • Govan Works of British Polar Engines, Ltd., 98*
  • Government Economic Survey for 1951, 405
  • — Planning and Economics, 47
  • — Railways. See Railways
  • — Statement on Industrial Situation, 49 Governor for 750-kW Gas Turbine, 418 —> Gear, 60-MW Turbo-Generator, 275*
  • Graduates, University, Discussion on Oppor tunities in Industry, 694
  • Graff-Baker, W. S., Light-Alloy Coach for London Transport, 705* ; Washing Plant for Railway Vehicles, 738*
  • Grain and Seeds, Methods of Farm Drying, 669*
  • Grand Junction Railway, Crewe Works, 566
  • Granite Surfaces, Roughening Treatment for (Metropolitan Construction Co., Ltd.), 401* Graphical Symbols for Instrumentation, Specification, 388
  • Grassam, Dr. N. S. J., on Testing Concrete in Combined Bending and Torsion, 21*
  • Grates'. See Furnace ; Stoker
  • Gratings, Diffraction, High-Quality, Method of Producing, 714
  • Graving Dock. See Dock
  • Gravity Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • Gray Lecture on Development of Doxford Marine Oil Engines, 105
  • Gray, W., and Co., Ltd., M.S. “ Atlantic Duchess * * 61*
  • “ Great Eastern,” S.S., Model of, 728
  • Greenford, Tin Research Institute’s New Laboratories, Opening of, 698
  • Greenly, Lieut-Col. Sir J. H. M., the Late, 20
  • Greenock Philosophical Society, Watt Lecture on Testing of Motive Power Machinery, by Dr. T. W. F. Brown, 107,137*, 201*, 265*
  • Gresty, C., on Recent Progress in Foundry Industry, 770
  • Grey Ironfoundry Productivity Team, Report of, 219, 269
  • Grid, British, National Control Centres for, 51*
  • — 275/300-kV, Development of, 169*
  • Griffith, G. W. S., on London-Birmingham Television Radio-Relay Link, 447*, 477*
  • Griffiths, Dr. E., on Heat Unit, 577. See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • Grimesthorpe Works, Sheffield, for Mechanised Production of Railway Laminated Springs, 149*
  • Grimston Astor, Ltd., Aluminium Motor Survey Vessel “ Ain-al-Bahr,” 188*
  • Grinding Mill, Phosphate, Lopulco, Immingham Factory, 560*
  • Ground Falls in Mines, Accidents from, 352 Grover, F., the Late, 728
  • Grudie Bridge to Boat of Garten, 132-kV Overhead Lines Power Transmission, 269
  • Guards on Machines, Electrically-Interlocked, 171*. See LETTERS, 260, 408
  • — for Shaft Couplings, Specification, 82 Guildhall Trading Co., Ltd., Cinema Projector,
  • 708*
  • Gun Barrels, 20-Pdr., Forging and Oil Quenching, 718*
  • — Holder, " Oxyarc ” (Rockwell; Ltd.), 554*
  • — Mounting, Hydraulic Pipe Joints for,
  • Experiments on, 349, 413*
  • — Production at Cardiff Royal Ordnance
  • Factory, 494*
  • — Welding, for Studs (Crompton Parkinson,
  • Ltd.), 218*
  • Gunsmiths’ Shop, Model, at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 622*
  • Gust and Wind-Measuring Instruments, 146 G.W.B. Electric Furnaces, Ltd., 450-kW
  • Automatic Hot-Water Boiler, 553*
  • Gwynn, L. D., on Pangani Falls Hydro- Electric Scheme, 472. See 368*
  • HACKBRIDGE and HEWITTIC ELECTRIC CO., LTD., “Velotrol” Electric Motor Speed Control, 221
  • Hacking, Sir J., on Electricity Generation and Transmission, 687 ; on Electricity Supply Position, 475
  • Halcrow, Sir W., on Development of Hydro-
  • Electric Schemes, 746
  • Halcro./, Sir W., and Partners, Morar and
  • Lochalsh Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38*; Woodhead-Dunford Bridge Railway Tunnel, 785* ; Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*. See Erratum, 788
  • Hall, M., and Co., Ltd., Heating and Air Conditioning Plant, Royal Festival Hall, 539*, 741*
  • Hampton, G. T., on Drying of Foundry Moulds and Cores, 125, 174
  • Handling, Coal, Jetty, Blackwall Point Power Station, 692*
  • — Mechanical, Productivity Team, Report, 49 Handling, Plant, Coal, Bromborough Power
  • Station, 374*
  • Coal, Brunswick Wharf Power Station 788*
  • Coal, Keadby Power Station, 596* Coal, Poole Power Station, 288*
  • — — Coal, Stourport “ B ” Power Station,
  • 241*
  • — — at Immingham Factory for Super
  • phosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • —• — Mechanical, for Wheels and Tyres, Vauxhall Motors, Ltd. 621*
  • Handrail Joints, Escalator, Testing Machine for, 331*
  • Hankins, Dr. G. A., on Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, East Kilbride, 80*, 111*
  • Hansen, J. M. V., on Velocity of Light, 78
  • Harbours and Ports, Equipment and Machinery of, 748, 779
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Hardening of Metals. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Hardness Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Hardy, A. C., on International Cargo-Handling
  • Co-ordination Committee, Proposed, 166 Harley, Sir H., the Late, 106
  • Harrington, Dr. R. H., on Effect of Stress-
  • Ageing Treatment of Alloys, 340
  • Harris, Dr. H., on Welding of Pressure Vessels, 29*
  • Hartley, G. E. W., on Electrical Anemometers,
  • 146
  • Harwell, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Courses in Use of Radioactive
  • Isotopes, 249 ; Experimental Pile at, 464* Haslar Experimental Works, Experiments .with Radio-Controlled Ship Models, 480*
  • Haslett, Dame C., on Electricity as Factor in Social Progress, 784, 790
  • Hatfield Lecture on Turbine Problems in Development of Whittle Engine, 227, 298 Haulage Accidents in Mines, 352
  • Haverford West and Carmarthen Transmission Line, Wood Poles for, 763*
  • Hawarden Bridge Steelworks, Shotton, 42-in.
  • Slabbing Mill, 1*
  • Hawkes, H. D., on Resolving True Wind Velocity on Board Ship, 146
  • Hay’s Wharf, Ltd., Tercentenary Celebrations 727
  • Head, Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd., 5-in. Billet-Shearing Machine, 400*
  • Health Congress, Royal Sanitary Institute, Southport, Programme, 340 ; Section B (Engineering and Architecture) Presidential Address, by Prof. A. J. S. Pippard, on Engineering and Public Health, 493; Section F (Housing and Town Planning) Presidential Address, by Lieut-Col. H. P. C. .de Lafontaine, on Public and Town Planning, 503; Presidential Address to Conference 2, by A. Floyd, on Engineers in Role of Administrators, 542
  • — Welfare and Safety Museum, Human
  • Factor in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • Heat Engines. See Engines; Turbines; Aeronautics
  • —* Exchange Plant at National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • — Exchanger for 750-kW Gas Turbine,
  • Experience with, 359*, 384*, 416*
  • for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  •  ?— Insulation (Review), 119
  • — Pump Gas-Driven, Royal Festival Hall, 70,
  • 538*, 741*
  • — Specific. See Specific Heat
  • — Technology Laboratories, Manchester Col
  • lege of Technology, 362*. See Erratum, 429
  • — Transfer, Process (Review), 424
  • Research, East Kilbride Laboratory, 112 —- Treatment of Metals. See AfetaZZwryy
  • — Unit, International, 577. See LETTERS,
  • 728, 792
  • —• Waste. See Waste Heat
  • Heater, Air, Gas-Fired, with Hypact Burner, 486
  • Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 243*
  • — Feed-Water. See Feed-Water Heater
  • — 25-kW Induction (Applied High Frequency,
  • Ltd.), 552*
  • Heating, District, Working Party on, Report of, 758
  • — Domestic, Research Work on, 762
  • Work of British Coal Utilisation Research
  • Association, 376. See LETTER, 472
  • — Space, by Electricity, 20. See LETTERS,
  • 78, 136, 166
  • — of Standardised Railway Carriages, 113
  • — and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of,
  • Annual Dinner, 227; Summer Meeting, Buxton, Programme, 648; Proceedings, 759; Pimlico District-Heating Scheme, 758
  • — and Ventilation in Iron Foundries, 269 System, Royal Festival Hall, 70, 538*,
  • 741*
  • Heaviside Centenary Volume (Review), 90 H.E.B. Machine Tools, Ltd., Hydraulically-
  • Controlled Copying Lathe, 284*
  • Heenan <fe Froude, Ltd., Automatic Strip and Wire-Forming Machine, 698*
  • Helicoids, Developable, 350* Helicopters. See Aeronautics Hendy, H., on Planning in Iron Foundries, 269 Henley’s, W.T., Telegraph Works, Co., Ltd., 132-kV Overhead Line in Scotland, 269; Cables for Royal Festival Hall, 540
  • Henschel and Son, 960-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive for Siam, 285*
  • Herbert, A., Ltd., Reed-Prentice Injection Moulding Machine, 581*; Self-Opening Dieheads, 581*
  • Herstmonceux Observatory, Reflecting Telescope at, 298
  • Heywood, Dr. R. B., on Fatigue of Plain and Notched Steel Specimens, 259
  • Hickson, V. M., on National Physical Laboratory Photoelestic Equipment, 701*
  • Higgs, H. A., on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 331
  • Higgs Motors, Ltd., Fractional Horse-Power Electric Motors, 584
  • High-Temperature Tests. See Tests Materials)
  • — Tension Networks, International Confer
  • ence, Paris, Three-Phase Transmission at 400 kV with Four Duplex Conductors, by Dr. J. R. Mortlock, 28*
  • Highways. See Roads
  • Hilger and Watts, Ltd., Optical Parts for Stellar Spectrograph, 252*; Optical Versine Gauge for Railway Curves, 367* ; Hilger- Chance Refractometer, 738*
  • Hinde, W. S., “ Mezzo ” Folding Deck and Grain Division for Ships, 611*
  • Hislop, J. D., on Gamma Radiography in Shipbuilding and Engineering, 327* History of British Engineering, 1851-1951, 301
  • — of Technology and Engineering : Man the
  • Maker (Review), 680
  • Hitch, H. C., Performance Tests of Mallet Locomotive, 645*
  • H.M. SS. See under WarsMps
  • Hoar, Dr. T. P., on Influence of Oxide on Sintering of Copper, 340
  • Hoe and Trowel Blades, Rolling Mill for (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 481*
  • Hoists and Lifts, Round-Strand Wire Ropes for, Specification, 755
  • — See also Cranes ; Gantries ; Transporters ;
  • Derricks
  • Holden and Hunt, Ltd., Butt Welding Machine for Wire, 549*
  • Holes, Fitting of Shafts in. See Gauging
  • — or Rods, Interferometer for Testing Shape
  • of, 664
  • Holland and Hannen and Cubitts, Ltd., Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*
  • — Lutterade Substation, 100-MVA 220/
  • 150-kV Transformers, 128*
  • Hollerith Equipment for Automatic Computing Engine, 6*
  • Holman Brothers, Ltd., Tractor-Mounted Rock Drill, 23*. See Erratum, 86
  • Holme Moss Television Station, 20
  • Honours List, King’s Birthday, 694, 727
  • Hew Year, 19
  • Hooper, J. E. N., on Measurement of Upper Wind and Air Data, 203
  • Hope, H., and Sons, Ltd., Vertical Patent Glazing, 584
  • Hopkinsons, Ltd., Torsion-Bar Safety Valve, 242*
  • Hopper, Sand-Storage, for Foundries, 325*
  • Home, Dr. M. R., on Variation of Mean Floor Loads with Area, 179*. See LETTER, 535; on Effect of Internal Stresses on Behaviour of Members in Plastic Range, 212*
  • Horseley Bridge and T. Piggott, Ltd., Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453*
  • Hot-Asphalt and Coated-Macadam Plant (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 523*
  • Howden, J., and Co., Ltd., Fans for Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 244*
  • Huard One-Way Two-Furrow Plough, 461* Hudleston, F., the Late, 222
  • Human Factors in Engineering Design (Review), 226
  • in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • Humphrey, H. A., the Late, 323
  • Humphrey, O. W., on Uses of Electronics in Industry, 759, 783, 790
  • Huncoat Power Station, Accrington, 660*
  • Hunslet Engine Co., Ltd., Six-Speed Gearbox for 500-h.p. Diesel Locomotive, 41*
  • Hunter, P. V., Election as Honorary Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 77 Hydraulic Machine Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Power Plant. See Power Plant
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Ram, Automatic, 77
  • — Seals, Housings for, Specification, 59
  • — Turbines; See Turbines ; Power Plant Hydraulics, Engineering (Review), 649
  • — See also Zm'^ation ; Water Hydrodynamics. See Ship Resistance Hydro-Electric Power Plant. See Power Plant Hydrogen Coolers for Turbo-Generators (Metro-
  • politan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • — Cooling for 60-MW Alternator, 305* Hydromechanics Research Laboratory, British,
  • 667*
  • Hygrometer, Frost-Point, for Upper Air Measurement, 203
  • Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd., Tractor- Mounted Agricultural Air Compressor, 583*
  • Hypact Burner for Gas-Fired Air Heater, 486 Hypoid Bevel Gear, Manufacture and Use of, 83*
  • “ Hy-Tra-Lec ” Automatic Weighing Machine, 186*
  • ICE. See Refrigeration
  • Icing Research, Nephelometric Instrumentation for, Report on, 96
  • Ideal Home Exhibition, “ Daily Mail,” 291 Identification, Colour, of Pipe Lines, Specification, 595
  • Ignitron Valve, Water-Cooled, High-Voltage (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 458 Illuminating Engineering Society, Annual Dinner, 631; Extension of Gas Arc Condition, by H. W. Cumming, 642*
  • Illumination.' See also Light; Lighting; and Lamps under Electric
  • Imatra Power Co., Finland, 64-MVA 230-kV Transformer, 11*
  • Immingham Factory for • Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Ribs for Dome of Discovery, 454*
  • — College of Science and Technology, Courses
  • on Public Health Engineering, Report on 470
  • — versus Metric Measuring Systems, 598, 744 Import Trade. See Trade
  • Impregnating, Pressure, and High-Vacuum Drying Plant (Barlow-Whitney, Ltd.), 549*
  • Impulse Turbines. See Twrinnes Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd., Continuous
  • Roller-Hearth Gas-Fired Furnace, 485*
  • — Lamps. See Lamps under Electric Incentives and Quality (Review), 245 India Rubber. See Rw66er
  • — Twin-Screw Passenger and Cargo M.S., 253* Indian Government Railways, WG-Class Locomotive for (North British Locomotive CO., Ltd.), 730*
  • Indicator, Invention by Watt, 108
  • — Radioactive, for Blast-Furnace Refractory
  • Wear, 761
  • — Trigonometrical (Adremath Computator
  • Co., Ltd.), 667
  • Induction Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric Industrial Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Centres, Notes from, 14, 44, 72, 100, 130,
  • 160, .190, 222, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, .722, 754, 786." See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Industrial Products (Speco), Ltd., Model “ M,” “ Hy-Tra-Lec ” Automatic Weighing Machine, 186*
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Situation, Government Statement on, 49 Industry, Aims of National Research Development Corporation, 39
  • — British, Federation of. See Federation
  • — and Commerce, Personnel in, Recruitment
  • and Selection of (Review), 163
  • — Consumption of Finished Steel by, 683
  • — Discussion on Opportunities in, for Univer
  • sity Graduates, 694
  • Industry, Human Factor in, Exhibition, 630
  • — Joint Consultation in, 504
  • — Process, Mechanical Engineers in, 291
  • — and Science, Museum of, Birmingham, 622*
  • — — Quakers in (Review), 119
  • — Training for, Film on, Conference on, 166
  • — See also Trade and PARAGRAPH INDEX Information Room, Electrical, Nottingham,
  • 174*
  • Ingersoll Milling Machine Co., Nine-Station Milling Machine, 709* ; Boring Machine for Bearings, 711*
  • Inland Navigation. See Canals; Rivers, etc.
  • — Water Survey Committee, Annual Report
  • 791 ’
  • Inspection Machine, Multi-Dimension (Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd.), 571*
  • Institutes. See Institutions
  • Institution, British Standards. See Standards
  • — of Production Engineers. See Production
  • — Royal. See Royal.Institution
  • — Technical, Need for Joint Meetings of, 600 and Scientific. See Aeronautical Society,
  • Royal; American Mathematical Society ; Arts, Royal Society of; Aslib; Association Technique Maritime et Aeronautique; British Aircraft Constructors, Society of; British Association ; British Foundrymen, ?Institute of; Canada, Engineering Institute of; Chemical Engineers, Institution of; Civil Engineers, Institution of; Coal Industry Society ; Diesel Engine Users Association ; Electrical Engineers, Institution of; Engineers-in-Charge, Institution of ; Engineers’ Guild; Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of; Franklin Institute; Fuel, Institute of; Greenock Philosophical Society ; Heating and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of ; Illuminating Engineering Society ; Iron and Steel Institute ; Junior Institution of Engineers ; Locomotive Engineers, Institution of; London Association of Engineers; Manchester Association of Engineers ; Marine Engineers, Institute of ; Maudslay Society ; Mechanical Engineers, Institution of; Metals, Institute of ; Meteorological Society, Royal; Mining Engineers, Institution of; Naval Architects, Institution of; Newcomen Society; North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders; Physical Society; Physics, Institute of; Plant Engineers, Institution of, Incorporated; Production Engineers, Institution of; Refrigeration, Institute of; Royal Institution ; Royal Society; Royal United Service Institution; Sanitary Institute, Roy al; Scientific Film Association ; Smoke Abatement Society, National; Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of; Testing Materials, American Society for; Waterworks Association, British; Whitworth Society
  • Instrument, Boiler, Cubicle (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 585*
  • — Drawing, Nomenclature of, Specification,
  • 595
  • — Industries, British, Exhibition, Olympia,
  • 791
  • — Meteorological, Electrical, Symposium on,
  • 146, 203
  • — Optical, London Conference on. See OpticaZ
  • Instruments, London Conference on
  • — Scientific, Exhibition of, Royal Society’s
  • Conversazione, 664
  • — Surveying, Principles and Use of (Review),
  • 308
  • — for Testing Motive Power Machinery, 268*
  • — See also Aeronautics ; Electric Instrumentation, Graphical Symbols for,
  • Specification, 388
  • — Nephelometric, for Icing Research, Report
  • on, 96
  • Insulation. See Heat; Electric •
  • Ionosphere, Radio-Wave Reflection from, Model Reflector, 664
  • Interferometer for Measuring Surface Errors, 664
  • — for Testing Shape of Rods or Holes, 664 Internal-Combustion Engines. See Aeronautics ; Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats ; Tractors ; Turbine, Gas
  • International Cargo-Handling Co-ordination Committee, Proposed, 166
  • International Combustion, Ltd./ Boiler Plant for Agecroft Power Station, 346* ; Boilers for Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756*
  • — Conference of Naval Architects and Marine
  • Engineers. See Naval Architects
  • •— Heat Unit, 577. See LETTERS, 728, 792 International Nickel Co. of Canada, Ltd., Activities of, 559
  • — Railway Congress, Rome. See Railway
  • Congress, International, Rome
  • — — Information Bureau, Formation of, 105
  • — Trade. See- Trade
  • Inventions, Aims of National Research Development Corporation, 39
  • — See also Patents
  • Iraq Petroleum Co., Ltd., Pipe-Line Construction, Vehicles for, 198*
  • Iridium 192, Use for Gamma Radiography, 327* Irish Engineering .and Harbour Construction Co., Ltd., Cooling Tower for Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Iron Alloys. See Metallurgy and Steel
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment. See JZetaHuroy
  • •— Manufacture. See Furnaces, Blast
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • — and Oxygen, in Scale Formation, 443. See
  • LETTER, 504 .
  • — Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — and Steel Corporation of Great Britain,
  • Composition of, 193
  • Exhibits, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 696
  • Industry, Consumption of Electricity, 759, 783
  • Industry, Developments in Last 80 Years, 665
  • Industry, Position and Prospects in, 9

Iron and Steel Institute

  • Hatfield Lecture on Turbine Problems in Development of Whittle Engine, by Sir F. Whittle, 298. See 227
  • (Stywipositm on High-Temperature Steels and Alloys for Gas Turbines :
  • Inaugural Proceedings, 227
  • Survey of Development of Creep-Resisting Alloys, by Dr. N. P. Allen, 235*. See 227, 282
  • Reports on Papers and Discussions, 227, 282, 313, 352, 380
  • Supplier Aspects of Gas Turbines, 282 Special Casting Techniques for Gas Turbines, 282
  • Welding and Machinability Aspects of Gas Turbines, 283
  • Special Blade Materials for Gas Turbines, 283, 312
  • Scaling and Fatigue at Elevated Temperatures, 352
  • User Aspects of Gas Turbines, Research and Future Needs, 380
  • Annual General Meeting, London : Programme, 465
  • Report of Council, 664
  • Honorary Treasurer’s Report, 664
  • Award of Bessemer Medal to B. Fairless,
  • 664
  • Awards and Prizes, 664 Changes in Council, 665
  • Presidential Address by R. Mather, on Iron and Steel Institute and Industry,
  • 665
  • Annual Dinner, 663
  • Reports of Discussions, 712, 760, 776 Present Position of Converter Process :
  • Comparison with Other Steel Processes, by Dr. B. Matuschka, 712
  • Films on Zone in Front of Blast Furnace Tuyere, by Dr. J. B. Austin, 713
  • Equilibrium and Reaction Rate in Blast Furnace, by Dr. J. B. Austin, 713
  • Aspects of Blast-Furnace Situation in United States, by O. R. Rice, 760
  • Evolution of All-Carbon Blast Furnace, by Dr. J. H. Chesters, G. D. Elliot and J. Mackenzie, 760
  • Radioactive Indicators for Blast-Furnace Refractory Wear, by E. W. Voice, 761
  • Smidth Agglomerating Kiln, East Moors Works, Cardiff, by W. E. Simons, 761, 776
  • Sinter Making at Appleby-Frodingham, by G. D. Elliot and N. D. Macdonald, 761, 776
  • Effect of Controlled Variables on Sinter Quality at Experimental Plant Using Northants Ore, by E. W. Voice, C. Lang and Dr. P. K. Gledhill, 761, 776 Sintering of Northants Ore, Factors Affecting Quality, by Dr. D. W. Gillings, E. W. Voice, C. Lang and Dr. P. K. Gledhill, 761, 776
  • Full-scale Blast-Furnace Trials, by J. A. Bond and T. Sanderson, 776
  • Distribution of Materials In Blast Furnace,’ by Dr. R. Wild, 776
  • Iron and Steel Institute, West of Scotland, Welding ..of Pressure Vessels, by Dr. H. Harris, 29*; Production of Bolts and Nuts, by A. P. Newall, 142; Blast- Furnace Operation at High Top Pressure, by R. P. Towndrow, 575, 607*
  • —- —- Manufacture, Licensing of, 77
  • Methods of Chemical Analysis of, Specifications, 497, 576
  • Production in Europe, Statistics, 296
  • Research Association, British, Fundamental Researches on Corrosion, and their Importance to the Engineer, by Dr. U. R. Evans, 443. See LETTER, 504; Annual Report, 565
  • — —- Works. See TFor&s
  • World Production Statistics, 683, 715
  • — — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Tests. See Tests {Materials)
  • — Welding. See TPetdiny
  • — See also Cast Iron ; Steel; .Metallurgy Ironwork, Structural. See Bridges; Floors;
  • Columns ; Roofs ; Steelwork ; Structures Ironworks, Wortley, Story of (Review), 364 Irrigation in Central Valley, California, 48
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Isotopes, Radioactive, Conference on Use in Industry, 534
  • Ivatt, H. G., Diesel Locomotive with " Fell ” Mechanical Drive, 655*
  • Ive, G. A. G., on Electrically-Interlocked Guards on Machines, 260. See 171*. See LETTER, 408
  • JACKSON, K. L., on Design of Two-Variable Metrology Chart, 714*
  • Jane’s Fighting Ships (Review!, 438
  • Jendrassik, G., on Diesel Engines for Traction Purposes, 765*, 797*
  • Jensens Rederi II A/S Motor Tanker “ Credo,” 483*
  • Jetty, Coal-Handling, Blackwall Point Power Station, 692*
  • Jevons, Dr. J. D., on Deep Drawing of Non- Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 341. See 395, 473
  • Jib, Aluminium-Alloy, for Tower Crane, 771*
  • Johnson, D. C., on Application of Admittance Methods to Small Oscillations, 650*
  • Johnson and Phillips’ History of (Review), 555 Joint Consultation in Industry, 504

Joint Engineering Conference, London:

  • Programme, 49, 418
  • Inaugural Proceedings, 685 Reports of Discussions, 685, 716, 746, 757, 779
  • Permanent-Way Developments in Great Britain, by Lt.-Col. H. B. Everard , 685
  • Underground Railway Planning and Construction, by Dr. D. Anderson, 685
  • Joint Engineering Oonference—continued.
  • Railway Bridges, by J. S. Campbell, 685
  • Mechanical Engineering in Mercantile Marine, Past, Present, and Future, by T. A. Crowe, 686
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electricity, by Sir J. Hacking, 687
  • Railway Mechanical Engineering, by R. A. Riddles, 716
  • Application of Electricity to Sea Transport, by Sir A. Gill, 717
  • Development of Hydro-Electric Power Schemes, by Sir W. Halcrow, 746
  • Power-Station Design and Construction, by V. F. Bartlett, 746
  • Electric Traction, by 0. M. Cock, 747
  • Electric Signalling, by H. H. Dyer and R. Dell, 747
  • Ports and Harbours, by L. Leighton, 748, 779
  • Dry Docks, by J. G. Brown, 748, 779 Mechanical Plant for Electricity Power Stations, by V. A. Pask, 780
  • Valedictory Address by Lord Reith, 757 Joints, Handrail, Escalator, Testing Machine for, 331*
  • — Pipe, for Hydraulic Power Transmission,
  • 349, 413*
  • — Riveted and Spot Welded, Load Distribu
  • tion in, 439
  • —- Technical Institution Meetings, Need for, 600 Jones, F. E., bn Measurement of Upper Wind and Air Data, 203
  • Joseph, Sir F., the Late, 190
  • Joughin, Comdr. (E) J. H., on Naval Gearing, 25*, 55*
  • Joule as International Heat Unit, 577. See
  • LETTERS, 728, 792 Journals. See Bearings Joyce versus Boots Cash Chemists (Southern),
  • Ltd., Judgment in, 348
  • Jubilee Exhibition of British Standards Institution, 407, 759
  • — — National Physical Exhibition, 652*, 661, 714
  • — of First London Electric Tramways, 377 Judd, G. B., on Management in British and
  • American Iron Foundries, 219 on Statistical Information for Foundries, 269
  • Junior Institution of Engineers, Annual Dinner, 535
  • KAPP, PROF. R. O., on Regulation Diagrams for Transmission Lines and Transformers, 277*
  • Kaufman, C., Extrusion Method for Bolt Production, 142
  • Keadby Power Station, 596*
  • Keating, F. H.,on Institute of Metals Finances, 50,166, 292. See LETTERS, 106. See 47
  • Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd., Sine-Cosine Potentiometer, 458 ; Flue-Gas Analyser and Loss Meter, 489*; Electronic Temperature Controller, 489*
  • — Lecture on Structure of Matter, 534, 544
  • Kendall, R., “ Mezzo ” Folding Deck and Grain Division for Ships, 611*
  • Kennedy and Donkin, Morar and Lochalsh Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38* ; Westwood Power Station, 436*
  • Kennedy, Sir T. S„ the Late, 378
  • Kennedy’s Water Meter, Introduction of, 137*
  • Kent, G., Ltd., Multi-Point Air-Operated Receiver-Recorder, 667
  • Kew “ A ” Test for Watches Supersession of, 135
  • Khalil, Dr. K. H., on Aerodymic Investigation of Turbine-Blade Losses, 773*
  • Kiln, Agglomerating, Smidth, for Iron Ore, 761, 776
  • Kinematograph. See Cinematograph
  • King’s Birthday Honours List, 694, 727
  • Kingswood Warren Radio Research Station, 193*
  • Kinnear, Moodie and Co., Escalator Schemes, Charing Cross and Waterloo Underground Stations, 666
  • Kinniburgh, W., on Time-Study Methods in Brick Laying, 353
  • Kirk O’Shotts Television Transmitting Station, 793
  • Kirkham, A., on Mechanical Aids for Iron Foundries, 220
  • Kirkwall Power Station, Opening of, 599
  • Kitson Pump for 2,000-Gallon Motor Tank Lorry, 198*
  • K. and L. Steelfounders and Engineers, Ltd., 6-ton Mobile Crane with 60-ft. Jib, 487* ; Locomotive Wheel Centres, 803*
  • Knowles, F. C., the Late, 292
  • Koenigsberger, F., on Design Stresses in Fillet- Weld Connections, 439
  • Krol, Dr. J., on Automatic Hydraulic Ram, 77
  • LABORATORY, British Hydromechanics Research, 667*
  • — Cavendish, Model Showing Reflection of
  • Radio Waves from Ionosphere, 664
  • — Colour, Kinswood Warren Radio Research Station, 794*
  • — Engineering, at Manchester College of Technology, 361. See Erraium, 479
  • —- — Oxford University, Waterproofing Electrical-Resistance Strain Gauges, 67*
  • — Forest Products Research, Electronic Control of Veneer-Peeling Lathes, 97*
  • — Machinability, Thornton Hall, 112*
  • — New, Tin Research Institute, Greenford,
  • Opening of, 698
  • — Photoelastic, National Physical Laboratory,
  • 701*
  • — Physics, Wills, Precision Interferometers,
  • 664
  • — Refrigeration, of National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • Laboratory Research, Aeronautical, Melbourne, Sheet-Metal Blades for Fans, 681*
  • Mechanical Engineering, East Kilbride 80*, 111*
  • Road, Tests of Roughened Granite Surfaces, 401*
  • Swinden House, Rotherham, 128
  • — Structures, of Cement and Concrete Association, 602*
  • — See also National Physical

Labour :

  • Apprenticeship Indentures of C. Smith 1837, 49
  • Closed-Shop Policy of Edmonton Borough Council, Protest by Engineers’ Guild, 694
  • Craftsmanship Competition of Gauge and Tool Makers Association, 571, 631
  • Employers, Position under Legal Aid Act, 348
  • Employment in Collieries, 726
  • — in Engineering Industries, 8, 36, 64, 91,
  • 122, 153, 183, 213, 246, 278, 309, 337, 364. See Erratum, 93. See 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • Industrial Accidents. See Accidents —? Welfare. See Welfare (below) Joint Consultation in Industry, 504 Labour, Ministry of, Report on Employment of Ex-Regular Servicemen, 195
  • — Notes, 24, 54, 82, 110, 140, 170, 200, 232, 264, 296, 326, 354, 382, 412, 444, 476, 508, 540, 572, 604, 636, 668, 700, 732,764,796. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — and Productive Efficiency, 239* Man-Powerand Economic Survey for 1951,
  • 405
  • — •— Human Factor in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • r and Productivity Measurement, 568 Training of Craftsmen, Future Requirements, 133
  • — for Industry, Films in, Conference on,
  • 166
  • Wages in Engineering Industries, 8, 36, 64, 91, 184
  • Welfare, Health and Safety Museum, Human Factor in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Bill, Provisions of, 291
  • Lacquer Chemiprufe for Roof of Dome of Discovery (Tretol, Ltd.), 455
  • Lacy, R. E., on Meteorological Instruments in Building Research, 203
  • Lagging Materials. See Heat Insulation
  • Laminar and Turbulent Flow, and Ship Resistance, 378, 767, 800*
  • Lamps, Electric. See Electric
  • — and Lighting, Record of Industrial Research
  • on, 228
  • Lancashire Boiler. See Boiler
  • — and South Yorkshire, Notes from, 14, 44,
  • 72, 100, 130, 160, 190, 122, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, 722, 754, 786. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Lanchester Motor Car, 1900 Type, 751*
  • Land Drainage in England and Wales, Report on, 471
  • Landskrona Filter for Phosphoric-Acid Plant, Immingham Factory, 561*
  • Lang, C., on Effect of Controlled Variables on Sinter Quality, 761, 776; on Factors Affecting Iron-Ore Sinter Quality, 761, 776 Langham, E. M., on Wind-Velocity Instruments for Naval Craft, 146
  • Laquering Machine, Centrifugal (W. Canning and Co., Ltd.), 583*
  • Lathes. See Machine Tools
  • Latimer-Needham, C. H., on Refuelling in
  • Flight by Probe and Drogue Method, 491* Launch, H.M. Destroyer “ Duchess,” 481
  • — Motor. See Motor Boat
  • — and Trial Trips of Ships, 32, 56, 88,116,148,
  • 176, 191, 240, 263, 303, 332, 388, 416, 452, 481, 512, 546, 574, 612, 643, 676, 707, 735, 755, 802
  • Launched, Ships, Lloyd’s Statistics, 263
  • Launching Arrangement for Bailey Bridge Over River Thames, 558*
  • Lausanne, Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 333*
  • Lavender, J. G., on Direct-Reading Low-Range Liquid Flowmeter, 619*
  • Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 333* Law. See Legal; Labour ; Patents
  • Laws, J. M., on Resolving True Wind Velocity on Board Ship, 146
  • Lecture, Bleriot, on Power, Weight and Speed of Aircraft, 295
  • Lee, C. E., on A. Stephens, Inventor of Steam Whistle, 299
  • Leeds University, Fuel Industries Research, Annual Report, 695

Legal:

  • Labour Legislation. See Labour Law of Copyright, Appointment of Committee on, 439
  • Legal Aid Act, Consequences of, 348 Patent Law. See Patents
  • Weights and Measures Legislation, Report of Committee on, 598, 744
  • Workmen’s Compensation. See Labour See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Legislation. See Legal; Labour; Patents Leighton, L., on Equipment of Ports and Harbours, 748, 779
  • Length, Measurement of, by Interferometric Methods, Application of Radio Waves to, 714
  • " Leonides ” Alvis Helicopter Engine, 750* Le Rossignol, Col. A. E., the Late, 378 Leslie, J. and A., and Reid, Morar Hydro- Electric Scheme, 38*
  • Letters to the Editor, 20, 50, 78, 106,136,166, 197*, 229, 260*, 292, 322*, 350*, 378, 408*, 472*, 504, 535*, 600, 728, 760, 792
  • Leyland, A. J. the Late, 292
  • Leyland Motors, Ltd., Assembly Conveyor for Heavy Commercial Vehicles, 42* ; Motor Vehicle for Fuelling Aircraft, 546* ; 90-h.p. Diesel-Engined Goods Vehicle, 578*
  • Libraries and Special Information Bureaux, Association of, Annual Report, 503
  • Lid and Can Embossing Machine (Funditor, Ltd.), 487*
  • Life, Body and Mind (Review), 744
  • Lift, Goods, Dual-Capacity, Electric (Express Lift Co., Ltd.), 612
  • — Hand-Power, for Passengers, Goods and
  • Service, Code of Practice, 411
  • —- and Hoists, Round-Strand Steel Wire Ropes for, Specification, 755
  • Light Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Polarised, Stress Determination by. See
  • Photo-Elastic
  • — Velocity of, 78
  • — See also Diffraction
  • Lighthouse Optics, Centenary of Manufacture by Chance Brothers, Ltd., 727
  • — Shot-Tower, Festival of Britain Exhibition,
  • 782*
  • Lighting, Electric, Use on Ships, 717
  • — Equipment for Standard Coaches for British
  • Railways, 370*
  • — Installation, Royal Festival Hall, 539
  • — and Lamps, Record of Industrial Research
  • on, 228
  • — Set, 5-kW Diesel-Driven (Brush Electrical
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 520*
  • — of Standardised Railway Carriages, 113
  • — Street, Cast-Iron Columns for, Specification,
  • 704
  • — Unit, Emergency (Oldham and Son, Ltd.),
  • 523*
  • — See also Lamps under Electric
  • Lightning. See Electric
  • Limit Gauges. See Gauges
  • L’Industrielle Agricole du Soissonnais, Boot Crop Elevator, 462*
  • Liners. See Ships ; Steamers ; Motorships
  • Linfoot, Dr. E. H., on Modern Reflecting Telescope, 297*
  • Linings, Blast-Furnace, Evolution of Carbon Bricks for, 760
  • Lion and Unicorn Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Liquid Flowmeter, Low-Range, Direct-Reading, 619*
  • —? Fuel. See Motor
  • Literature, 5, 35, 63, 90, 119, 152, 178, 245, 275, 308, 337, 363, 392, 424, 456, 525, 555, 585, 616, 649, 680, 712, 744, 775. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Litigation. See Legal; Labour ; Patents Littlebrook ” B ” Power Station, 468*
  • Livanos, S. G., Oil Tanker “ Atlantic Duchess,” 61*
  • Liverpool Observatory and Tidal Institute, Annual Report, 407
  • Llanishen, Cardiff, Royal Ordnance Factory, 494*
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Annual Report, 23
  • Statistics of Vessels Under Construction, 105, 568
  • Statistics of Vessels Lost, 159, 479
  • Load-Cell, Strain-Gauge (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 457*
  • — Distribution in Riveted and Spot-Welded
  • Joints, 439
  • Loader, Mechanical, with Quarry-Type Bucket (E. Boydell and Co., Ltd.), 553*
  • Loading Frame for Photoelastic Experiments, 701*
  • Local Government and Planning, Ministry of, Committee on Thames Effluents, 503; Interim Report of District Heating Working Party, 758
  • Loch Shin Hydro-Electric Scheme, 313 Lochalsh Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38* Lockspeiser, Sir B., on Determination of Elastic
  • Constants by Ultrasonics, 264
  • Locomotive, “ Agenoria,” of 1829, 731*
  • — “ Buddicom,” of 1843, 731*
  • — Diesel, Characteristics and Types, 765*, 797* Electric, 1,600-h.p., British Railways,
  • 731*
  • Electric, 230-h.p. (Yorkshire Engine Co., Ltd.), 777*
  • Electric Shunting, 400-h.p. (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 230*
  • — — Electric, 960-h.p. for Siam (Sulzer
  • Brothers), 285*
  • Electric, 480-b.h.p., for Steel Works (W. G. Bagnall, Ltd.), 158*
  • with “ Fell ” Mechanical Drive, 655*
  • — — for Mines, 100-h.p., with Voith Hydraulic
  • Transmission, 720*
  • for Mines, 75-b.h.p. Flameproof (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 731*. See 396*
  • —? — 500-h.p., Six-Speed Gearbox for (Hunslet Engine Co., Ltd.), 41*
  • Mechanical, 300-b.h.p. (A. Barclay, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 70*
  • —- — and Steam, Comparisons Between, 249, 293, 716
  • —- Electric-Battery, 840-h.p., for London Transport Executive, 383*
  • — for British Railways, 386, 445
  • 1,740-h.p., British Railways, 731*
  • — — Transmission and Suspension in, Effect
  • on Behaviour, 136, 216
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Standardisation
  • of New Coaching Stock on British Railways, by S. G. Smith, 87, 113 ; British Standard Locomotives, by E. S. Cox, 341*. See 126*; Diesel Engines for Traction Purposes, by G. Jendrassik, 765*, 797*
  • — History of Development Since Trevithick’s
  • Engine, 716
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects in, 278
  • — Mallet, Boiler Performance of, 645*
  • — Mining, 75-b.h.p. Oil-Engined (Ruston &
  • Hornsby, Ltd.), 396*. See 731*
  • — Mixed-Traffic, 4-6-0, British Railways, 528*,
  • 752*
  • — Rival Merits of Steam, Oil and Electrioity
  • fnr 94.Q 9Q‘3 71
  • — 2-6-2 Side-Tank, for Tanganyika (W. G.
  • Bagnall, Ltd.), 220*
  • Locomotive, Standard 4-6-2 Mixed-Traffic, British Railways, 126*, 341*, 731* ; Mobile and Stationary Tests, 631*
  • — Steam, and Diesel, Comparisons Between,
  • 249 293 716
  • — and Tender Cast-Steel Wheel Centres, 803*
  • — WG-Class, for Indian Government Railways
  • (North British Locomotive Co., Ltd.), 730*
  • — 4-8-2 Type, Wood-Burning, for Benguela
  • Railway Co., 482*
  • — See also Railways in PARAGRAPH INDEX Londex, Ltd., Process Timer, 518*
  • London Airport, Aluminium-Alloy Aircraft Hangar, 654*
  • — Association of Engineers, Dinner, 567
  • — Birmingham Television Radio-Relay Link,
  • 447*, 477*
  • — Conference on Optical Instruments. See
  • Optical Instruments, London Conference on
  • — Control Rooms for Electrical Transmission
  • System, 51*
  • — County Council, Reopening of Battersea
  • Bridge, 78 ; Royal Festival Hall, 70, 423*, 536*, 741*
  • — Electric Tramways, First, Jubilee of, 377
  • — Joint Engineering Conference. See Joint
  • Engineering Conference
  • — Queen Mary College, Low-Range Liquid
  • Flowmeter, 619*
  • —• South Bank Royal Festival Hall, Heat Pump for, 70, 741*
  • — Telecommunications Region, Developments
  • in Long-Distance Telephony, 687
  • — Traffic Congestion, Report on, 257
  • — Transport Executive, Wheel and Axle
  • Repair Shops, Acton, 12* ; Camberwell Omnibus Depot, 204* ; Testing Machine for Escalator. Handrail Joints, 331* ; 840- h.p. Electric-Battery Locomotive, 383* ; Escalator Reconstruction at Charing Cross and Waterloo Stations, 666 ; Motor Coach with Underfloor Engine, 673*; Light-Alloy Rolling Stock, 705* ; Washing Plant for Railway Vehicles, 738* ; Use of Models for Railway Rolling-Stock Design, 770*
  • — Underground Railways. See Underground
  • and London Transport Executive
  • — University College, Annual Report, 471 and Federation of British Industries,
  • Discussion on University Graduates in Industry, 694
  • — Water Supply, Metropolitan Water Board’s
  • Annual Report, 289
  • Lopulco Phosphate Grinding Mill at Immingham Factory, 560*
  • Lorries. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors Loudspeaker, Cinema-Projector (Goodmans Industries, Ltd.), 708*
  • Low-Temperature Laboratory with Wind Tunnel, Manchester College of Technology, 362*
  • Loxham, J., on Training of Craftsmen, 133 Lubricants for Cold-Working of Non-Ferrous
  • Metals, 340, 395, 473 Lubricating Oils. See Oils
  • — System, Automatic, Metered (Exactor,
  • Ltd.), 71*
  • Lubrication and Friction, Conference on, 587
  • — Research at East Kilbride Laboratory, 80,
  • 111*
  • Lutterade Substation, Holland', 100-MVA 220/ 150-kV Transformers, 128*
  • MACADAM. See Roads MacColl, Sir E., the Late, 760
  • Macdonald, N. D., on Sinter Making at Appleby-Frodingham, 761, 776
  • Machine Design, Improving, by Industrial Designer, 165
  • — Electrically-Interlocked Guards for, 171*.
  • See LETTERS, 260, 408
  • — Shops. See Works and Machine Tools
  • — Testing. See Testing Machine and Tests
  • (Materials')

Machine Tools :

  • Bar-Cropping Machine (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 488*
  • — Machine, Six-Spindle Automatic (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 442*
  • Bending Rolls, Plate. See Plate Bending Rolls (below)
  • Boring Machine, Archdale, for Motor-Car Cylinder Blocks, 709*
  • Early, for Gun Barrels, 622*
  • — — Horizontal, Table-Type (Craven
  • Brothers (Manchester), Ltd.), 698*
  • for Motor-Car Cam and Main Bearing Housings (Ingersoll Milling Machine Co.), 711*
  • Chuck, " Dedlock,” for Milling Cutters (Clarkson (Engineers), Ltd.), 634*
  • — “ Trugrip ” (Crawford and Co. (Totten
  • ham), Ltd.), 634
  • Cutting Tools, Cemented-Carbide, Wear of, 588
  • Dieheads, Self-Opening (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 581*
  • Dividing Head, Optical (Precision Grinding, Ltd.), 600*
  • Drill, Electric, Two-Speed (Desoutter Brothers, Ltd.):, 600*
  • — Hammer, Electric (Rawlplug Co., Ltd.), 583*
  • — Rock, Tractor-Mounted (Climax Bock Drill and Engineering Works, Ltd.), 40*
  • — — Tractor-Mounted (Holman Brothers,
  • Ltd.), 23*. See Erratum, 86
  • Drilling Diamond Dies, Apparatus for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • — Machine, Vertical Centring, for 20- Pounder Shells, 573*
  • — Rock, “ Feedleg ” for (Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd.), 520*
  • — and Tapping Machines, Articulated-
  • Head (W. J. Meddings, Ltd.), 205*
  • Machines for Motor-Car Cylinder- Block Ends (W. F. and J. Barnes and Foote-Burt), 710*
  • Machine Tools—continued.
  • Expanding Machine, Hydraulic, for Gas Pipeline, 614*
  • Forming Machine, Hufford, for Aeroplane Fuselage Rings, 605*
  • for Wire and Strip (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 698*
  • Honing Tools (G. H. Alexander Machinery, Ltd.), 32
  • Hufford Machine for Aeroplane Fuselage Rings, 605*
  • Hydraulic Press. See Press (below) Lathe, Boring, for 20-Pounder Gun Barrels, 495*
  • — 16-in. Centre (Craven Brothers (Man
  • chester)1,' Ltd.), 698*
  • — Copying, Hydraulically - Controlled (H.E.B. Machine Tools, Ltd.), 284*
  • — Gun-Boring (Urquhart, Lindsay and Robertson Orchar), 719*
  • — Veneer-Peeling, Electronic Control for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 97*
  • — Vertical, Multi-Tool, for 20-Pounder Shells, 573*
  • — Wheel-Turning, at Acton Repair Shops, 12*
  • Limit Gauging. See Gauge
  • Machinability of High-Temperature Steels, 283
  • Machine-Shaping Research Laboratory, Thorntonhall, 112*
  • — Shop Management. See Works Management
  • — Tool Deliveries, Ministry of Supply Control of, 567
  • at Govan Works of British Polar Engine, Ltd., 98*
  • Industry, Position and Prospects in, 64. See Erratum, 93
  • Laboratory, Manchester College of Technology, 361*
  • Trades Association, Annual Dinner, 349 .
  • — Work, Tolerances in. See Gauge Machining of Bevel Gears, 83*
  • — of Bolts and Nuts, 142
  • — of Naval Reduction Gearing, 25, 55 Milling Cutter, Cast-Steel (B.S.A. Tools,
  • Ltd.), 600*
  • “ Sintox ’’-Bladed (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 600*
  • — Machine, Nine-Station (Ingersoll Milling Machine Co.), 709*
  • Sunstrand Duplex Four-Station, 709 Moulding Machine, Injection, Reed-Prentice (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 581*
  • Plate-Bending Machine (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 552*
  • Rolls (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 488* Rolls for Gas Pipeline Plates, 614* Pneumatic Drills. See Drills (above)
  • — Tools and Accessories, Specification, 205 Preforming Machine for Powders (T. H. &
  • J. Daniels, Ltd.), 581*
  • Press, Bending, for Railway Laminated Springs, 151*
  • — Brake, 60-ton (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 552*
  • Set-Up (Redman Tools and Products, Ltd.), 601*
  • — for Deep-Drawing of Non-Ferrous
  • Metals and Alloys, 341, 395, 473
  • — 250-Ton Flat-Platen, for Adhesive
  • Bonding Process, 144*
  • — Hydraulic, 12-ton( Pilot Works, Ltd.), 583*
  • for Aircraft Components (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 641*. See Erratum, 684
  • Billet-Piercing, for 20-Pounder Shells (Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation), 573*
  • — — Horizontal, for Driving Bands of
  • 20-Pounder Shells, 574*
  • for Insertion of Motor-Car Camshaft Bearing Sleeves, 711*
  • Moulding (B.I.P. Engineering, Ltd.), 583*
  • 125-ton, for Nosing 20-Pounder Shells, 573*
  • — Power, Open-Fronted, Electrically- Driven (Cowlishaw, Walker and Co., Ltd.), 551*
  • —- 35-ft., for “ Redux ” Process for Aeroplane Construction, 605*
  • — Vulcanising (D. Bridge and Co., Ltd.), 698*
  • Riveting Machine, Safety-Disc, for 20- Pounder Shells, 573*
  • Bolls, Plate-Bending (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 552*
  • Bending (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 488* Bending, for Gas Pipeline Plates, 614*
  • Bolling Mill for Hoe and Trowel Blades (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 481*
  • Shearing Machine, Slab, 900-ton Hydraulic (Davy and United. Engineering Co., Ltd.), 4*
  • 5-in. for Billets (Head, Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd.), 400*
  • Guillotine (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 548*
  • Guillotine, Power-Driven (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 488*
  • Guillotine, Treadle (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 488*
  • Sine-Square, Combination (Pitter Gauge and Precision Tool Co., Ltd.), 601*, 635
  • Strip and Wire-Forming Machine (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 698*
  • Table, Co-Ordinate (Pitter Gauge and Precision Tool Co., Ltd.), 601*
  • Tapping and Drilling Machines, Articulated-Head (W. J. Meddings, Ltd.), 205*
  • Machine for. Motor-Car Cylinder- Block Ends (W. F. and J. Barnes and Foote-Burt), 710*
  • Tool and Gauge Exhibition, 471, 571*, 600*, 631, 633*
  • "Wire and Strip-Forming Machine (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 698*
  • Machine Tools—continued.
  • Woodworking Machines, Veneer-Peeling Lathes, Electronic Control for, 97* See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Machines, Testing. See Testing Machines and Tests (Materials)
  • — Work. See Machine Tools
  • Machinery, Agricultural, Industry, 91, 259. See LETTERS, 260, 350
  • Mackenzie, J., on Evolution of All-Carbon Blast Furnace, 760
  • Mackworth, Air Vice-Marshal P. H., on Flying Boats in War, 268
  • Maclay, Lord, the Late, 530
  • Mac. See also Me
  • Magnesium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Magnetic Pull, Unbalanced, in Rotating Electrical Machines, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • Magnetos, Camshaft Speed, Specification, 232 “ Magnicon ” 75-kVA 230/400-Volt Electric
  • Generator (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 549*
  • Mains, Electric. See Cables under Electric
  • Mallet Locomotive, Boiler Performance of, 645* Man the Maker: History of Technology and Engineering (Review), 680
  • Management of Works. See Works Management
  • Manchester Association of Engineers, Planning for Production Efficiency, by Sir C, D. Gibb, 239*, 262
  • — College of Technology, Engineering Labora
  • tories at, 361*. See Erratum,
  • Mann, W. H., on Gerritsen Infinitely-Varlable Gear, 197*. See LETTER, 350 ; on Graphical Solution of Epicyclic Gear Train Problems, 312*. See LETTERS, 408*, 472*
  • Mansfield, Train Derailment near, Report on, 401
  • Manufacture d’Armes de Paris, Diesel-Engined Agricultural Tractor, 461*
  • — Scientific Methods in. See Works Manage
  • ment
  • Manufacturers’ Catalogues, Dating of, 229 Manure Spreader (Ateliers de Poclain), 463* Map, Relief, East Midlands Electricity Supply Area, 174*
  • Marconi Instruments, Ltd., Audio Tester, 410* ; Wavemeter, 410*
  • Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Transmitters for Holme Moss Television Station, 20 ; Transmitter for Wrotham Transmitting Station, 158; 150-kW Broadcast
  • Transmitter, 506* ; Radio Transmitter for Controlling Shot-Tower Beacon, 782*; Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793
  • Margolis, A. E., on Pimlico District-Heating Scheme, 758
  • Marine and Aeronautical Technical Association, French, Paris Meeting, Programme, 559
  • — Auxiliary Machinery, Motor Tanker “ Cre
  • do,” 483
  • Machinery, M.S. “ India,” 253
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engines. See Engines ; Turbines ; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Engineers, Institute of, Annual Dinner, 321.
  • See 319; Gamma Radiography in Shipbuilding and Engineering, by J. D. Hislop, 327* ; Annual Report, 407 ; Naval Architects and Marine Engineers International Conference. See Naval Architects
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and Pros
  • pects in, 182
  • — — Lloyd’s Register Annual Report, 23
  • — Mercantile, Growth of Mechanical Engi
  • neering in, 686
  • —.Propulsion, Case for Diesel-Electric'Machinery, 717
  • — — Design of Burmeister and Wain Diesel
  • Engine, 566
  • 6,600-b.h.p. Doxford Oil Engine, M.S. “ Credo,” 483
  • 5,000-b.h.p. Doxford Oil Engines, M.S. “ India,” 253
  • — — Developments of Doxford Opposed-
  • Piston Oil Engine, 105
  • — — 1,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alternator, M.S.
  • “ Auris,” 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • — — 4,300-b.h.p. Geared Diesel Engines, M.S.
  • “ Atlantic Duchess,” 61*
  • Geared Turbines, Experiences and Developments with, 25*, 55*
  • 34,000-s.h.p. Geared Turbines, S.S. ” Oronsay,” 623*
  • Predicted Horse-Power for Model Experiments, 378, 767, 800*
  • — — Testing of Machinery for, 107,137*, 201*,
  • 265*
  • — — See also Engines ; Turbines ; Propellers ;
  • Ship Resistance; Torsionmeters; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Turbines. See Twrinnes, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Markets. See Trade and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Markham, M. F., Work on Determination of Elastic Constants of Small Specimens, 653 Marking Machine, Pneumatic (Funditor, Ltd.), 487*
  • Marr, J. B., and Co., Ltd., Accelerated Weathering Test Apparatus, 57*
  • Marshalling Yards, Design of, Layout and Equipment, 67
  • Martin, J., on Pilot-Ejection Seats for High- Speed Aircraft, 368
  • Martin, Dr. L., Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*
  • Martin, M., on Foundry-Sand Mixing and Distribution, 219 ; on Coremaking, 269
  • Mass and Energy, Interchangeability of, 544 Mast, Aerial, Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793
  • — fop Holme Moss Television Station (British
  • Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd.), 20
  • — Lattice-Steel, for Wrotham Transmitting
  • Station (British Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd.), 158
  • — Radiator at Daventry Broadcasting Station,
  • 506
  • Materials, Engineering, Investigations at East Kilbride Laboratory, 80*
  • — Ministry of, Establishment of, 759
  • Materials, Raw, for Use in Engineering Industries, 8, 337
  • — Strength of. See Stress and Tests (Ma
  • terials)
  • — and Structures, Engineering, Inelastic Be
  • haviour of (Review), 525
  • Mathematical Theory of Plasticity (Review), 363
  • Mathematics, Differential Equations, Ordinary Non-Linear, in Engineering and Physical Sciences (Review), 456
  • — Need of Acquisition by Engineers, ,768 Mather and Platt, Ltd., Feed Pumps for Portar-
  • lington Power Station, 391*
  • Mather, R., Presidential Address to Iron and Steel Institute on Institute and/Industry, 665
  • Matter, Structure of, 544
  • Matthew. R. H., Royal Festival Hall, 423* 536*
  • Matthew, Prof. T. U., on Detailed Measurement of Productivity, 568
  • Matthews Refractories, Ltd., “iStoneclad” Facing for Steel, 763
  • Matuschka, Dr. B., on Present Position of Steel Converter Process, 712
  • Maudslay Society, Annual Luncheon, 663 Maudslay, Sons and Field, Apprenticeship Indenture, 1837, 49
  • Maunsell, G. A., on Unsolved Problems in Civil Engineering, 699, 737, 768
  • Maunsell, Posford and Pavry, Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • May Lecture of Institute of Metals on Science in Service of Community, by Sir J. Anderson, 630, 799
  • McAlpine, Sir R., and Sons, Ltd., Croydon “ B ” Power Station, 256*, 346; Poole Power Station, 288*
  • McCulloch, J. S., on Electrification of Shipyards, 545*
  • McHutchison, W., on Epicyclic Gear Train Problems, 408*. See 312*. See LETTER, 472*
  • McLean, G. O., on Planning of South-Western Electricity Distribution Area, 206*
  • Me. See also Mac
  • Measures and Weights Legislation, Report of Committee, 598, 744
  • Measurement of Length by Interferometric Methods, Application of Radio Waves to, 714
  • Measuring Equipment and Dial Gauge (T. Mercer, Ltd.), 634
  • — Systems, Metric versus Imperial, 598, 744

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of :

  • Clayton Lecture on the Aviation Engine, by Air Comdre. F. R. Banks, 227
  • Prizes and Awards, 259
  • Annual Report, 407
  • Award of Watt International Medal to Dr. H. H. Blache, 566
  • Clayton Lecture on Stages in Design of Large Burmeister and Wain Marine Diesel Engines, by Dr. H. H. Blache, 566
  • Joint Engineering Conference, London. See Joint Engineering Conference London Meetings, Winter Session:
  • Naval Gearing: War Experiences and Present Development, by Comdr. (E) J. H. Joughin, 25*, 55*
  • Report of Mechanical-Handling Productivity Team, by A. Roebuck, H. S. Carnegie and E. G. Taylor, 49
  • Gray Lecture on Thirty Years’ Development of Opposed-Piston Propelling Machinery, by W. H. Purdie, 105
  • Training of Craftsmen, by J. Loxham, 133 Industrial Design and Relation to Machine Design, by H. G. Conway, 165
  • Nomination of Officers, 227
  • Size Effect in Fatigue of Plain and Notched Steel Specimens Loaded under -Reversed Direct Stress, by C. E. Phillips and Dr. R. B. Heywood, 259
  • Some Fatigue Tests on Aluminium-Alloy and Mild-Steel Sheet, With and Without Holes, by C. E. Phillips and A. J. Fenner, 259
  • Mechanical Engineers in Process Industries, by W. F. Carey, 291
  • Design and Development of Twin Centaurus Power Plant for Bristol “ Brabazon,” by J. L. Norton, 509*. See 503
  • The Heat Unit, by Dr. E. Griffiths, 577. See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • Applied Mechanics Group :
  • Load Distribution in Riveted and Spot- Welded Joints, by Dr. D. Williams, 439
  • Design Stresses in Fillet Weld Connections, by F. Koenigsberger, 439
  • Hydraulics Group:
  • Water Hammer in Pumping Main and Its Prevention, by A. M. Binnie and Dr. D. G. Thackrah, 77
  • Automatic Hydraulic Ram, by Dr. J. Krol, 77
  • New Formulae for Water Flow in Pipes, by Dr. J. S. Blair, 195
  • Friction Losses in Turbulent Pipe Flow, by L. E. Prosser, R. C. Worster and S'. T. Bonnington, 195
  • Pipe Joints for Hydraulic Power Transmission, by B. Cooke, 413*. See 349 Industrial Administration and Engineering Production Group :
  • Further Mechanical Aids for Foundry, by A. S. Beech, 324*, 355*
  • iSteam Group:
  • Steam Piping for High Pressures and High Temperatures, by Dr. R. W. Bailey, 471. See LETTER, 535
  • Mechanical Engineers, Practical Training of,51 in Process Industries, 291
  • — Engineering in Merchant Navy, 686 *- Railway, Developments, 716
  • Research Board, Investigations on
  • Fatigue-Crack as Stress-Raiser, 637*
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, East Kilbride, 80*, 111*
  • — Handling Productivity Team, Report of, 49
  • — Plant for Power Stations, Programmes of,
  • 780
  • — Stoker. See Stoker
  • — Vibration (Review), 35. See Krraiwjn Mechanics, Fluid, Laboratory, Manchester
  • College of Technology, 362
  • —- Soil, in Road Construction (Review), 5
  • — — in Theory and Practice (Review), 585 Meddings, W. J., Ltd., Articulated-Head
  • Tapping and Drilling Machine, 205*
  • “ Medigraph ” Perspective Drawing Equipment, 635*
  • Medway Paper Sacks, Ltd., Sack Filling and Sealing Machine, 187*
  • Melbourne, Aeronautical Research Laboratories, Sheet-Metal Blades for Fans, 681* Melting Practice in Iron Foundries, 219 Mercer, T., Ltd., Dial Gauge and Measuring Equipment, 634
  • Merchant Ships. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • — Shipbuilding. See SAipftttiWing Mercury-Arc Rectifier Equipment, Specification, 302
  • Merlin Aeroplane Engines for Driving Gas- Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • Merz and McLellan, Morar Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38* ; Braehead Power Station, 318*; Skelton Grange Power Station, 404*
  • Meson, Discovery and Properties of, 544 “ Messerschmitt 163 ” Aircraft, 234*
  • Metals, Adhesive Bonding Process for, 144*
  • — Bars and Blanks, Shearing of, 493
  • Metal Containers, Ltd., “ Van Leer ” Mobile Steel-Drum Factory, 135, 188*
  • —- Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Elastic Constants of, Determination by
  • Ultrasonics, 264
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Films, Thin, Apparatus for Measuring
  • Thickness of (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • — Friction and Lubrication of, 587

Metals, Institute of :

  • Appeal for Funds and Finances of Institute, 50. See LETTERS, 106, 166, 292. See 47
  • Awards of Medals, 108
  • May Lecture, on Science in Service of Community, by Sir J. Anderson, 630, 799
  • Annual General Meeting:
  • Programme, 271
  • Report of Council, 324 Honorary Treasurer’s Report, 324 Election of Officers, 324
  • Awards, 324 Presidential Address by Prof. A. J. Murphy on Industrial Economics of Metallurgy, 359. See 324, 340
  • Reports of Discussions, 340, 395, 473, 492. See 324. See Erratum, 497
  • Influence of Oxide on Pressing and
  • Sintering of Copper Compacts, by Dr.
  • Sintering of Copper Compacts, by Dr. T. P. Hoar and J. M. Butler, 340 Stress-Ageing Treatment and Its Effects on Physical Properties of Copper-, Iron- and Aluminium-Base Alloys, by R. F. Gill, E. A. Smith and Dr. R. H. Harrington, 340
  • Modification in Aluminium-Silicon Alloys, by Dr. B.\ M. Thall and Prof. B. Chalmers, 492
  • Solubility Relations in the Aluminium- Sodium and Aluminium-Silicon- Sodium Systems, by Dr. C. E. Ransley and H. Neufeld, 493
  • Shearing of Metal Bars, by Dr. T. M.
  • Chang and Prof. H. W. Swift, 493 Shearing of Metal Blanks, by Dr. T. M.
  • Chang, 493
  • Symposium on Metallurgical Aspects of Cold Working of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys:
  • Fundamental Aspects of Cold-Working of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, by Drs. M. Cook and T. L. Richards, 340. See 395, 473
  • Lubricants for Cold-Working of Non- Ferrous Metals, by S. F. Chisholm, 340. See 395, 473
  • Cold-Rolling of Non-Ferrous Metals in Sheet and Strip Form, by C. E. Davies, 340. See 395, 374. See Kmttwwi, 497
  • Wire-Drawing Technique and Equipment, by F. T. Cleaver and H. J. Miller, 314. See 395, 473
  • Deep Drawing and Pressing of Non- Ferrous Metals and Alloys, by Dr. J. D. Jevons, 341. See 395, 473
  • Metal Mixer, 1,000-ton, Consett Iron Works, 13*
  • — Non-Ferrous, Cold-Working of, Symposium
  • on, 340, 395, 473. See Krratwm, 497
  • Ferrous, Demand and Supply of, 359, 324, 340
  • — — Ferrous, Research Association, British,
  • Annual Report, 495
  • Ferrous, Supply for Engineering Industries, 10, 338
  • Ferrous, Wrought, Productivity Team’s Visit to United States, Report on, 629
  • — Protection Coatings for, Investigations on,
  • 79
  • — Spectroscopy (Review), 275
  • — Strategic, Shortage of, 501
  • -— Structure of. See Microphotographs
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See- also AfetaWurgy ,- Microphotographs Metallurgy. See Metals ; Metallurgy ; Microphotographs
  • Metallurgy :
  • Alloy, Aluminium, Adhesive Bonding
  • Process for, 144*
  • Metallurgy—continued.
  • Alloy, Aluminium, for Aircraft Hangar, 654* Use in Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453*. See LETTER, 600
  • Fatigue Tests of Sheets of, 259 Use for Jib of Tower Crane, 771*
  • — — for London Transport Coach Body,
  • 705*
  • — — Sections, Specification, 497
  • — — Silicon, Modification by Sodium, 492
  • — Copper-, Iron- and Aluminium-Base, Effect of Stress-Ageing Treatment on, 340
  • See also Brass, etc.
  • — Iron, Creep-Resisting, Researches on, 235*, 282, 380
  • — Non-Ferrous, Cold-Working of, Symposium on, 340, 395, 473. See
  • Erratum, 497
  • Blast Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Brass. See Brass
  • Cast Iron. See Cast Iron
  • Coke Ovens. See Coke Ovens Corrosion of Metals. See Corrosion Foundry. See Foundry ; Moulding Furnaces, Electric. See Furnaces — Metallurgical. See Furnaces Heat Treatment of Bevel Gears, 85
  • — —- of Bolts and Nuts, 142
  • of High-Temperature Steels, 282 Oil Quenching 20-Pdr. Gun Barrels, 719*
  • of Railway Laminated Springs, 149* Inter-Service Metallurgical Research Council, Work on Creep and High- Temperature Fatigue, 792
  • Iron Manufacture. See Furnaces, Blast, — Ore. See Ore
  • Metals, Tests of. See Tests (Materials) Metallurgy in Antiquity, Notebook for Archaeologists and Technologists (Review), 424
  • — Industrial Economics of, 359. See 324, 340
  • Refractories. See Refractory Materials Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills Steel Furnaces. See Furnaces.
  • — Manufacture by Basic Bessemer Converter, Comparison with Other Processes, 712
  • Welding. See Welding
  • See also Iron and Steel Institute ; Metals, Institute of; Microphotographs; Foundry ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX Meteorological Society, Royal, Symposium on Electrical Meteorological Instruments, 146, 203
  • Meters for Liquid Petroleum Gas, Testing of, 618
  • — Loss, and Flue-Gas Analyser (Kelvin &
  • Hughes, Ltd.),'489*
  • — See also Electric and Water Meters Methane Explosions. See Accidents
  • — Utilisation in Belgian Collieries, 77 Metric versus Imperial Measuring Systems,
  • 598, 744
  • Metrology Chart, Two-Variable, Design of, 714*
  • — Laboratories at Manchester College of
  • Technology, 361*
  • — Research at East Kilbride Laboratory, 80,
  • 111
  • Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Light-Alloy Coach for London Transport, 705*
  • Metropolitan Construction Co., Ltd., Roughening Treatment for Concrete and Granite Surfaces, 401*
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 100-MVA 220/150-kV Transformers, 128* ; 52 • 5-MV Turbo-Generator, 256* ; 50-MW Turbo-Generators for Poole Power Station, 288; 52-5-MW Turbo-Generators, Agecroft Power Station, 346* ; Electron- Diffraction Camera, 457 ; 60-MW Turbo- Generator, 468*; Switchgear for ReSignalling at York Railway Station, 689* ; f-Scale Model 60-MW Turbo-Generator, 697*; Hydrogen Coolers for Turbo- Generators, 772*; 52-5-MW and 60-MW Turbo-Generators, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788
  • — Water Board, Annual Report, 289
  • — See also London
  • Mexican Light and Power Company, Market Survey of, 104
  • Mexico, Electricity Supply in, Survey of, 104 Meyerhof, Dr. G. G., on Variation of Mean Flow Loads with Area, 535. See 179*
  • “ Mezzo ” Deck for Cargo Ships, 611* Microchemical Analysis Combustion-Train, Specification, 31
  • Micrometer, Internal (A. Shardlow and Co., Ltd.), 5.72*
  • Specification, 444
  • — Projection-Type, for Measuring Stellar
  • Spectra, 252*
  • — Screws, Autographic Method of Checking,
  • 300*
  • Microphotograph, Electron, of Magnesium Oxide, 734*
  • — Fatigue Cracks in Mild Steel, 637* Microscope, 100-kV Electron (Philips’ Gloei-
  • lampenfabrieken), 733*
  • Microstructure of Metals. See Microphotographs
  • Micro-Nitrometers, Specification, 31
  • Midlands, Notes From, 14, 44, 72, 100, 130, 160, 190, 222, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, 722, 754, 786. See PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • “ Mighty Antar ” Diesel-Driven Pipe-Laying Tractor, 751*
  • Military Motor Transport. See Motor
  • Mill, Phosphate Grinding, Lopulco, Immingham Factory, 560*
  • — Rolling. See Rolling Mills
  • Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd., Combined Drier and Mixer, 522*; Portable Concrete Mixer, 522*; Mobile Hot-Asphalt and Coated-Macadam Plant, 523*
  • Miller, H. J., on Wire-Drawing Technique and Equipment, 341. See 395, 473
  • Milling Machines and Cutters. See Machine Tools
  • Mills, C. A., Model of Gunsmiths’ Shop, 622* Milpitas-Topock Natural-Gas Pipeline, 613* Mind, Life and Body (Review), 744
  • Mines, Chief Inspector’s Annual Report, 352
  • — Coal. See Collieries
  • — 100-h.p. Diesel Locomotive for, with
  • Voith Hydraulic Transmission, 720*
  • — Flameproof Diesel 75-b.h.p. Locomotive
  • (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 731*
  • — Oil-Engined Locomotive 75-b.h.p. (Ruston
  • and Hornsby, Ltd.), 396*
  • — Safety in, Progress in, 608
  • — United States Bureau of. See United
  • States
  • — See also Coal; Collieries ; Mining ; Ores ;
  • and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Mineral Oils. See Oils
  • — Pavilion, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 696 —? Resources and Industrial Requirements
  • 359, 324, 340
  • — See also Coal; Mining; Ores; and
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Mining Engineers, Institution of, Annual Luncheon, 105; Award of Institution Medal to E. Audibert, 105
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects
  • in, 122
  • — Oil Shale, in Spain, Report on, 81
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Ministry of Labour and National Service. See under Labour
  • — of Supply. See Supply
  • — of Transport. See Transport
  • Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., 480-b.h.p. Diesel Engine for Locomotive, 158*; 420-h.p. Six-Cylinder Diesel Engine, 521* Mirror, Rotating, Magnetically-Suspended, 459*
  • Mixer, Metal, 1,000-ton, Consett Iron Works, 13*
  • Mixing and Drying Plant, Asphalt and Macadam. See Roads
  • — Machines, Concrete. See Concrete
  • M.K.S. System of Units, Decisions on, 599 Mobile Continuous-Flow Grain Dryer, 671* Model Bogie, Use in Railway Rolling-Stock Design, 770*
  • -— Experiments. See Aeronautics; Ship
  • Resistance ; Tank Experiments
  • — Gunsmiths’ Shop, at Birmingham Museum
  • of Science and Industry, 622*
  • — for Stress Determination. See Photo-Elastic
  • — Suspension Bridge, Investigations on, 270*
  • — Tests for Blast-Furnace Charging Tech
  • nique, 776
  • —- — of Dome of Discovery, 454*
  • — Use in Railway Rolling Stock Design, 770*
  • — Water Tunnel for Cavitation Research, 728 Modular Co-Ordination for Building Work,
  • Report on, 484
  • Molecular Spectra, Indentification of (Review) 63
  • Molesworth’s Handbook of Engineering Formulae (Review), 775
  • Mollart Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Medigraph ” Perspective Drawing Equipment, 635*
  • Molybdenum, Shortage of, 501
  • Mond Nickel Fellowships, Regulations, 195
  • Monk, A., and Co., Ltd., Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Mono Pumps, Ltd., Glandless Pump, 553* Monoplane. See Aeronautics
  • Montagnon, P. E., Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 741*
  • Moore, J. T., on Standardisation in Electrical Industry, 194
  • Morar Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38*
  • — Weir Regulating Hydro-Electric Scheme, 38 Moreau, J., Beet Topping Unit, 462* Morecambe Bay, Tidal Power Production by
  • Two-Basin System, 428*. See LETTER, 535*
  • Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., Gas-Fired Crucible Furnace, 490*
  • Moro, P., Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*
  • Morrison, D., on Epicyclic Gear Train Problems, 408*. See 312*. See LETTER, 472*
  • Mortlock, Dr. J. R., on Three-Phase Transmission at 400 kV, 28*
  • Moss, W., and Sons, Ltd., Westwood Power Station, 436*
  • Motherwell Bridge and Engineering Co., Ltd., Stress-Relieving Gas-Fired Furnace, 485*
  • Motive Power Machinery, Testing of, 107,137*, 201*, 265*
  • Motor Boat Survey, Launch, “ Ain-al-Bahr ” for Pakistan, 188*
  • — Car, Armoured, Overhaul at Cardiff
  • Ordnance Factory, 495*

Motor-Car Details :

  • Hypoid Axle Under Test, 85*
  • Rear Axle for Leyland Vehicles, Testing of, 42*
  • Motor-Car Engines. See Engines, Petrol Gas-Turbine, Experimental, Rover Co.,
  • Ltd., ,751*
  • Lanchester, 1900 Type, 751*
  • Production Methods, Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 709*
  • Racing, Mark V 500-c.c., Cooper Car Co., Ltd., 751*
  • Racing, “ Railton Special,” 751*
  • Touring, “ Silver Wraith,” Rolls-Royce Ltd., 751*
  • See also Motor Vehicles ; Motor Cycles ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Carriages, Railway. See Carriages
  • — Coach with Underfloor Engine, London
  • Transport Executive, 673*
  • — Cultivator, 9-h.p. Petrol-Driven (Soci6t6
  • des Tracteurs et Motoculteurs Staub), 462*
  • — Cycles and Cycles, Steel Tubes for, Speci
  • fication, 659
  • Industry, Position and Prospects in, 215
  • — Electric, Drip-Proof (Brook Motors, Ltd.),
  • Motor Electric. Fractional Horse-Power (Higgs
  • Motors, Ltd.), 584
  • — — Slip-Ring, Flameproof (Brook Motors,
  • Ltd.), 554*
  • Spinning, Variable-Speed (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 554*
  • — — Traction, for British Railways, 388 Traction, 136-h.p. (English Electric Co.,
  • Ltd.), 230*
  • Traction, Transmission and Suspension of, 197, 216
  • Unbalanced Magnetic Pull and Mechanical Stability of, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • “ Velotrol ” Speed Control for (Hackbridge and Hewittic Electric Co., Ltd.), 221
  • — Generators for Coupling Power Stations,
  • 95*, 119*. See LETTERS, 229, 261*
  • — Internal-Combustion. See AeronaizZics;
  • Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Launches. See Motor Boats
  • — Lorries. See Motor Vehicles
  • — Marine. See Engines ; Marine Propulsion ;
  • Motor ships
  • — Omnibus, London Transport Executive
  • Camberwell Depot, 204*
  • — Paraffin. See Engines, Oil
  • — Petrol. See Aeronautics ; Engines, Petrol;
  • Motor Boats ; Motor Cars ; Tractors
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — Truck, Battery-Driven, Three-Wheel, Fork-
  • Lift (Conveyancer Fork Truck Co.),'581*
  • — Vehicle, Breakdown, for Middle East
  • (Transporter Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd.), 198*
  • 90-h.p. Diesel-Engined (Leyland Motors,
  • Ltd.), 578*
  • —- —- for Fuelling Aircraft, 546*
  • Industry, Position and Prospects in, 9, 153
  • —- — Methods of Weighing, 618
  • Tank Lorry, 100-h.p. 2,000-Gallon (Transport Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd.), 198*
  • — Wagons. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors Motorship “ Atlantic Duchess,” 4,300-b.h.p.
  • Geared Diesel Engines, 61*
  • — “ Auris,” 1,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alter
  • nate® Set for, 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • — Existing and Under Construction, Lloyd’s
  • Register Annual Report, 23
  • — “ India,” Twin-Screw, for Passengers and
  • Cargo, 253*
  • — Launched, Lloyd’s Statistics, 263
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 32, 56, 88, 116,
  • 148, 176, 191, 240, 263, 303, 332, 388, 416, 452, 481, 512, 546, 574, 612, 643, 676, 707, 735, 755, 802
  • — Lost, Lloyd’s Statistics, 159, 479
  • — Vessels Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statis
  • tics, 105, 568
  • — See also Marine Propulsion
  • Mott, Hay and Anderson, Poole Power Station, 288* ; Escalator Schemes, Charing Cross and Waterloo Underground Stations, 666 Mouchel and Partners, Ltd., Cooling Tower for Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Moulds and. Cores, Foundry, Drying of, 125, 174
  • — Telephone Handset (B.I.P. Tools, Ltd.),
  • 601*
  • Moulding Machine for Foundries, 324*, 355*
  • — Practice in Iron Foundries, 269
  • — See also Foundry
  • Mowlem, J., and Co., Ltd., Braehead Power
  • Station, 318*
  • Moxey Conveyor and Transporter Co., Ltd., Conveyor-Elevators for Storage of Laminated Springs, 150*
  • Muil, J., on Professional Engineers Appointments Bureau, 378. See 332
  • Muirhead and Co., Ltd., Portable Picture Transmitter, 303*
  • Milliard Electronic Products, Ltd., Automatic Conductivity Controller, 252*; High- Precision Variable Capacitor, 426*
  • Mullens, H. H., on Electricity as National Asset, 759, 783, 790
  • Multitubular Boilers. See Boilers Municipal Tramways. See Tramways
  • Muntz, A., and Co., Ltd., Gas-Driven Heat
  • Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 741* Murphy, Prof. A. J., on Industrial Economics of Metallurgy, 359. See 324, 340 Museum, British Railways, Future of, 105
  • — Safety, Health and Welfare, Human Factor
  • in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • — of Science and Industry, Birmingham,
  • Official Opening, 622*
  • — Science, South Kensington, Jubilee Exhibition of British Standards Institution, 407, 759 ; Exhibition of Science, 567
  • “ 1951,” Review of Half Century’s Progress, 17
  • National Cash Register Co., Ltd., Automatic Accounting Machine, 516*
  • —- Coal Board, Annual Report, 726
  • — College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, Opening of, 156*
  • — — of Rubber Technology, 78
  • — Institute of Oceanography, Annual Report,
  • 195
  • — Packaging Exhibition, Olympia, 135, 186*
  • — Physical Laboratory, Automatic Computing
  • Equipment at, 6*; Testing Machine for Combined Tension and Torsion, by H. V. Pollard and H. J. Tapsell, 58* ; Tests for Dimensional Stability of Gauges, by C. Wainwright and L. W. Nickols, 141*; Researches on Creep-Resisting Alloys, 235* ; Determination of Elastic Constants by Ultrasonics, 264; Wind Tunnel Experiments on Suspension Bridges, 270* ; Autographic Method of Checking Micrometer Screws, by F. H. Rolt, 300*; Multiple-Unit Fatigue-Testing Machine, 459*, 729; Model Tests for “ Skyion,” 589*; Fatigue-Crack as Stress-Raiser, by
  • National Physical Laboratory—continued.
  • A. J. Fenner, N. B. Owen and C. E. Phillips, 637* ; Jubilee Exhibition, 652*, 661, 714 ; Work of 1900-1950, 661. See 652*, 714 ; Photoelastic Laboratory, 701*
  • — Research Development Corporation, Annual
  • Report, 39
  • Nationalisation of Electricity Supply Industry, 475
  • — of Gas, Remoter Consequences of, 261
  • — of Steel, Parliamentary Debate on, 165;
  • Composition of Iron and Steel Corporation, 193
  • Natural-Gas Pipeline, Topock-Milpitas, California, 613*
  • aval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • Naval Architects, Institution of :
  • Spring, Meeting, London:
  • Programme, 294
  • Report of Council, 321
  • Election of Officers, 321, 352
  • Presidential Address by Lord Cunningham on Work of Institution, 351. See 319, 321
  • Reports of Discussions, 378, 398, 440 Annual Dinner, 320, 321
  • Safety of Small Ships, by H. E. Skinner, 398
  • Further Ship Resistance Similarity, by Prof. E. V. Telfer, 398
  • High-Speed Sailing, by H. M. Barkla, 440 Influence of Ship Form on Transverse Stability, by Prof. C. W. Prohaska, 440
  • Some Observations Concerning Resistance and Propulsion, by Sir A. L. Ayre, 767, 800*. See 378
  • Naval Architects and Marine. Engineers, International Conference, Discussion Procedure, 728; Opening Proceedings, .791
  • Naval Architecture. See also Warships
  • — Construction. See Warships
  • — Guns. See Guns
  • — See also Warships
  • Navigation, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • Navvy. See Excavator
  • Navy, British. See H.M. under Warships
  • — Merchant, Mechanical Engineering in, 686
  • — See also Naval; Warships; and PARA
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Nechells “ B ” Electric Power Station, 756*
  • Nelson System - of Stud Welding (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 218*
  • Nephelometric Instrumentation for Aircraft Icing Research, Report on, 96
  • Netherlands State Railways, 400-h.p. Diesel- Electric Shunting Locomotives, 230*
  • Networks, High-Tension, Coupling of, 94*, 119*. See LETTERS, 229, 261*
  • Tension, International Conference, Paris. Radio Communications for Power Systems, by R. E. Martin, 114*
  • Neufeld, H., on Solubility of Sodium in Aluminium, 493
  • New Year Honours List, 19
  • Newall, A. P., on Production of Bolts and Nuts, 142
  • Newcomen Society, A. Stephens, Inventor of Steam Whistle, by C. E. Lee, 299 ; Summer Meeting, South Lincolnshire, Proceedings, 694; Visits, 694
  • Newell, E., Ltd., Rotary Drier for TripleSuperphosphate Plant, 561*
  • Newsome, N., on Agricultural Machinery Industry, 260. See 91, 259, See LETTER, 350
  • Newton, Major S. G., the Late, 14
  • Newton Victor, Ltd., 250-kV Mobile Industrial X-Ray Unit, 520*
  • Nicholls, G. W., on Melting Practice in Iron Foundries, 219; on Moulding Operations and Foundry Layout, 269
  • Nickel Industry, Canadian, Position of, 559
  • — Plating on Steel and Brass, Specification, 412 Work, Barrelling Unit for (W. Canning
  • and Co., Ltd.), 583
  • — Shortage of, 501
  • Nickols, L. W., on Tests for Dimensional Stability of Gauges, 141*
  • " Nineteen-Fifty-One,” Review of Half-Century’s Progress, 17
  • Nitrometers, Micro, Specification, 31
  • Noise Elimination in Royal Festival Hall, 536*
  • — in Trains, Measures for Reduction, 106 Nomenclature of Drawing Instruments, Specification, 595
  • Non-Conducting Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Ferrous Metals. See Metals ; Metallurgy
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., 4-8-2 Type Wood-Burning Locomotive, 482* ; 100-h.p. Mine Locomotive, with Voith Hydraulic Transmission, 720* ; WG-Class Locomotive for Indian Government Railways, 730*
  • — East Coast Institution of Engineers and
  • Shipbuilders, Forging Methods, by J. C. Stevens, 541* ; Electrification of Shipyards, by J. S. McCulloch, 545* ; Naval Architects and Marine Engineers International Conference. See Naval Architects North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. (1938), Ltd., 5,000-b.h.p. Doxford Engines, M.S. “ India,” 253
  • — Notes from. See Scotland
  • — of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Morar
  • and Lochalsh Power Plants, 38* ; Grudie Bridge to Boat of Garten, 132-kV Overhead Line, 269 ; Loch Shin Scheme, 313 ; New Developments, 407; Staff College, 529*; Opening of Kirkwall Power Station, 599
  • — Thames Gas Board Exhibition, 34’9
  • Northamptonshire Iron Ore, Sintering Processes for, 761, 776
  • Norton, J. L., on Twin “ Centaurus ” Power Plant for Bristol “ Brabazon,” 509*. See 503
  • Notes on New Books. See Books and LITERATURE INDEX
  • Notes. See Cleveland; Scotland; South-West
  • England and South Wales ; Lancashire and South Yorkshire; Midlands; Labour. See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Nottingham, Electrical Information Room, 174*
  • — Royal Ordnance Factory, Work of, 718* Nuclear Physics, Progress in, 544
  • Nuffield Research Unit, Investigation of Age and Skill (Review), 693
  • Nuts and Bolts, Production of, 142
  • and Screws, and Precision Hexagon
  • Bolte, Specification, 755
  • — Hexagonal, for Aircraft, Specification, 31

Obituary :

  • Ackermann, A. S. E., 439
  • Alcock, E., 292
  • Batho, Prof. C., 378
  • Bennie, H. O., 466
  • Bradbury, E. E. G., 39
  • Bressey, Sir C., 473*
  • Brownlie, D., 293
  • Danielsen, Col. F. G., 434
  • Davies, H., 473
  • Dewar, M. B. U., 20
  • d’Eyncourt, Sir E. T., 167*
  • Findlay, J. D., 594
  • Frost, F. A., 286
  • Glover, E. C., 631
  • Gough, W. E., 97
  • Greenly, Lieut.-Col. Sir J. H. M.,20
  • Grover, F., 728
  • Harley, Sir H., 106
  • Hudleston, F., 222
  • Humphrey, H. A., 323
  • Joseph, Sir F., 190
  • Kennedy, Sir T. S., 378
  • Knowles, F. C., 292
  • Le Rossignol, Col. A. E., 378
  • Leyland, A. J., 292
  • MacColl, Sir E„ 760
  • Maclay, Lord, 530
  • Newton, Major S. G., 14
  • Oxlade, H. J. W., 41
  • Parsons, H., 228
  • Peppercorn, A. H., 292*
  • Perring, W. G. A., 440*
  • Preece, Sir A. H., 168
  • Pringle, Sir J., 261
  • Rayner, A. E., 110
  • Reynolds, J. P., 594
  • Sautter, J. I., 372
  • Sieveking, H. A., 792
  • Stanley, R. C., 228
  • Struthers, R. A., 504
  • Tennant, W. J., 196
  • Ticehurst, F. G., 78
  • Turner, Prof. T., 197
  • Wans, O., 168, 196*
  • Watson, Major F. L., 168
  • Wright, Dr. H. R., 78
  • Observatory, Liverpool, and Tidal Institute, Annual Report, 407
  • — Radcliffe, Pretoria, South Africa, Stellar
  • Spectrograph for, 250*
  • — Reflecting Telescope for, 297*
  • Oceanography, National Institute of, Annual Report, 195
  • O’Dea, W. T., on A Century of British Engineering, 301
  • Oerlikon Co., Ltd., Peat-Transport Cranes, Portarlington Power Station, 390*
  • Oersted, H. C., Centenary of, 276
  • Offices, Suspended, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Ogorkiewicz, R. M., on Development of Tank Design, 50
  • Oil Engines. See Engines, Oii; Motor Cars ; Motor Boats ; Tractors
  • — Insulating, Low-Viscosity, for Transformers
  • and Switchgear, Specification, 444
  • — Mineral, Problem of Persian Supplies, 789
  • — Motors. See Engines, Oii; Motor Vehicles ;
  • Motor Boats ; Tractors
  • — Pipeline Cleaner, Location by Radioactivity,
  • 599
  • — Separator, Condenser and Automatic Valves,
  • Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • — Shale Mining in Spain, Report on, 81
  • — Storage Tank, Bankside Power Station,
  • 564*
  • — Switches. See Switchgear
  • — Tanker “ Atlantic Duchess,” 4,300-b.h.p.
  • Geared Diesel Engines, 61*
  • “ Auris,” 1,200-s.h.p. Gas-Turbine Alternator Set for, 209* See LETTER, 322*
  • “ Credo ” (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 483*
  • — — Launched, Lloyd’s Statistics, 263
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 32, 56, 88, 116, 148, 176, 191, 240, 263, 303, 332, 388, 416, 452, 481, 512, 546, 574, 612, 643, 676, 707, 755, 802
  • — — Statistics, Lloyd’s Register Annual Re
  • port, 23
  • — — “ Velutina,” Model of Stern, 730*
  • —- — Vessels Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 105, 568
  • —- Tractors. See Tractors
  • — See also Lubrication ; Petroleum
  • Oldham and Son, Ltd., Emergency Lighting Unit, 523*
  • Olympia. See Exhibition
  • Omnibus, Motor. See Motor Omnibus
  • Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commission, Annual Report, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Open-Hearth Furnace. See Furnace
  • Opening Bridges. See Bridges
  • Operational Research Club, Measurement of Productivity, by Dr. T. ’ E. Easterfield, 568 ; Problems of Detailed Measurement of Productivity and Use of Such Measurements, by Prof. T. U. Matthew, 568; Object and Use of Productivity Measurement, by J. E. Widdowson, 568
  • Optical Bench for Photoelastic Experiments, 701*
  • — Glass. See Glass
  • Optical Instruments, London Conference on, Modern Reflecting Telescope, by Dr. E. H. Linfoot, 297*
  • at Physical Society’s Exhibition, 409*, 425*. 457*
  • Optical Measuring Tools, Ltd., Surface Projector, 635*
  • — Test Bench for Television Research, 793*
  • Optics, Lighthouse, Centenary of Manufacture by Chance Brothers, Ltd., 727
  • “ Orcades,” S.S., Model of Stern, 730*
  • Ordnance Factory, Royal Nottingham, Work of, 718*
  • — See Guns ; Warships
  • < Ore, Iron, Estimated World Reserves, 684
  • Northamptonshire, Sintering Processes for, 761, 776
  • — — Sintering, at Appleby-Frodingham, 761,
  • 776
  • Smidth Agglomerating Kiln for, 761, 776.
  • United Kingdom Imports, 715
  • Organisation for European Economic Co-operation, Report on Technical Development of Thermal Power Stations, 320
  • Orient Steam Navigation Co., S.S. “ Oronsay,” 623*
  • Orkney Builders, Ltd., Kirkwall Power Station, 599
  • — Costa Head, 100-kW Wind-Power Electric
  • Generator, 290
  • “ Oronsay,” S.S., Twin-Screw Passenger Liner, 623*
  • Orrin River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 407
  • Oscillations, Bogie, Railway Coach, Apparatus for Simulating, 728
  • — Electric. See Electric
  • — Small, Application of Admittance Methods
  • to, 650*
  • — of Suspension Bridges, Investigations on,
  • 270*
  • Oscillograph. See Electric
  • Outlook, Engineering, 8, 36, 64, 91, 122, 153, 182, 213, 246, 278, 309, 337, 364. See Erratum, 93. See 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • Oven, Bulb-Baking, for Cathode-Ray Tube Manufacture, 496*
  • — Coke. See Goke Ovens
  • — for Foundry Cores, 125, 174
  • Overhead Cranes. See Cranes
  • — Lines Power Transmission at 400 kV, 28*
  • Power Transmission, 275/300-kV, Developments of, 169*
  • Power Transmission, 132-kV, Grudie Bridge to Boat of Garten, 269
  • Power Transmission, National Control Centres for, 51*
  • Power Transmission in Ontario, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Power Transmission, Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 369*. See LETTER, 472
  • Power Transmission, Radio Communications for, 114*
  • — — Power Transmission, Regulation Dia
  • grams for, 277*
  • Power Transmission, South-Western Area, 206*
  • Power Transmission, Statistics, 687
  • Power Transmission, 132-kV, Wood Poles for, 763*
  • Overseas Visitors, British Council Courses for, 50
  • Owen, N. B., on Fatigue-Crack as Stress- Raiser, 637*
  • Oxford University Engineering Laboratory, Waterproofing Electrical-Resistance Strain Gauges, 67*
  • Oxlade, H. J. W., the Late, 41
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding. See IVeMiny
  • " Oxyarc ” Gun Holder, 554*
  • Oxygen Analyser, Magnetic (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 411*
  • — and Iron, in Scale Formation, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • " P.24 ” Aeroplane Engine, 450*
  • “ Pacera ” Articulated-Head Drilling and Tapping Machine, 205*
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Topock-Milpitas Natural-Gas Pipeline, 613*
  • Package Sealing Co., Ltd., Variable-Speed V-
  • Belt Drive, 109*
  • Packaging Exhibition, National, Olympia, 135, 186*
  • Packer, Confectionery, “ Pillowpac ” (Strachan
  • and Henshaw, Ltd.), 186*
  • “ Packet ” Aircraft, Fairchild, 234*
  • Paints for Iron and Steel, Researches on, 443.
  • See LETTER, 504
  • — Research Station, Accelerated Weathering
  • Test Apparatus, 57*
  • — and Varnishes, Sizes of Tins for, Specifica
  • tion, 388
  • Painter Brothers, Ltd., " Skyion,” 423, 589* Pakistan Government, Aluminium Motor Sur
  • vey Launch “ Ain-al-Bahr,” 188* Pametrada Research Station, Tests of Steam
  • Turbines by, 266*
  • Panels, Sandwich, Aluminium-Cork (Alphamin,
  • Ltd.), 315
  • Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme. Tanganyika, 368*. See LETTER, 472
  • Paraffin Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Paris Agricultural-Machinery Exhibition, 429*,
  • 460*
  • — British Scientific Instruments Exhibition,
  • 291, 579
  • — French Marine and Aeronautical Technical
  • Association Meeting, Programme, 559
  • Parker, F., Ltd., Portable Equipment for
  • Placing Concrete, 79
  • Parker, F. H., on Metal Adhesive Processes, 144*
  • Parkes, W. B., on Sand Practice in American
  • Foundries, 219
  • Parmiter, Hope and Sugden, Switchgear for Re
  • Signalling at York Railway Station, 689*
  • Parry, D. H., on National Electricity Supply, 78,166. See LETTERS, 20,136
  • Parsons, C. A., and Co., Ltd., 50-MW Turbo- Generators for Poole Power Station, 288 ; Turbo-Generators for 60-MW/Skelton Grange Power Station, 404*; 60-MW
  • Turbo-Generators for Keadby Power Station, 596 ; 52-5-MW Turbo-Generators for Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756*
  • Parsons, H., the Late, 228
  • — Turbines. See Tur&ines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Pask, V. A., On Mechanical Plant for Electricity Power Stations, 780
  • Passenger Steamers. See Steamers
  • Patents, Design and Trade Marks, Annual Report of Comptroller-General, 759
  • — See also Trade Marks
  • Paterson, W. H., on Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, 177*
  • Patissier Agricultural Tractor with Cutter Bar, 430*
  • Peacock, H. M., on National Electricity Supply, 20, 136. See LETTERS, 78,166 (
  • Peak Load Problem of Power Supply,1165
  • Peat Cutting, Drying and Handling at Portar- lington Power Station, 389*
  • — Fired Power Station, Portarlington, Eire,
  • 389*
  • Pedestal, Adjustable, for Struts of “ Skyion,” 589*
  • “ Penetrascope ” Diamond-Indenter Hardness Testing Machine for Metals, 602*
  • Penstocks, Lavey Hydro-Electric Scheme, 333* Peppercorn, A. H.; the Late, 292*
  • Permali, Ltd., Mechanical-Handling Plant for Wood Waste, 674*
  • Permanent Way Developments in Great Britain, 685
  • Perring, W. G. A., the Late, 440*
  • Persian Oil, Supply Difficulties, 789
  • Personal, 15, 45, 73, 101, 131, 161, 191, 223, 255, 287, 317, 345, 373, 403, 435, 467, 499, 531, 563, 595, 627, 659, 691, 723, 755, 787
  • Personnel in Industry and Commerce, Recruitment and Selection of (Review), 163
  • Peruvian Navy. See Warships
  • Petrpl Motors. See Aeronautics; Engines, Petrol; Motor Cars ; Motor Boats ; Tractors
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Petroleum Gas, Liquid, Testing of Meters for, 618
  • — Industry, Seamless-Steel Furnace Tubes for
  • Specification, 627
  • — — Socket-Welded Fittingsfor, Specification,
  • 412
  • Steel for, Specification, 59
  • Wrought-Steel Pipe for, Specification, 31
  • — See also OiZ; Paraffin; Engines, Oil
  • Philip, G., and Son, Ltd., Relief Map for Electrical Information Room, Nottingham, 174*
  • Philips Electrical, Ltd., 250-kVA Multiple Spot Welder, 304* ; 200-kV Industrial X-Ray Unit, 644*
  • Philips’ Gloeilampenfabrieken, 100-kV Electron Microscope, 733*
  • Phillips, C. E., on Fatigue of Plain and Notched Steel Specimens, 259; on Fatigue Tests of Aluminium-Alloy and Mild-Steel Sheet, 259; on Fatigue-Crack as Stress-Raiser, 637*
  • Phosphate Grinding Mill, Lopulco, at Immirig- ham Factory, 560*
  • Phosphoric-Acid Plant at Immingham Factory, 561*
  • Photo-Elastic Laboratory, National Physical Laboratory, 701*
  • Photomicrographs. See Microphotographs Physical Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Laboratory. See National Physical
  •  ?— Society, Scientific Apparatus Exhibition, 409*, 425*, 457* ; Awards for Craftsmanship, 471
  • Physics, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, Courses in Use of Radioactive Isotopes, 249
  • Particles, Artificial Acceleration of, 599
  • — and Chemistry of Polymers (Review), 525
  • — Gamma Radiography in Shipbuilding and
  • Engineering, 327*
  • — Institute of, Scottish Branch, Scientific Pro
  • blems in Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, by Sir B. Lockspeiser, 264 ; Conferences of, Programme, 326
  • —- Light, Velocity of, 78
  • — Matter, Structure of, 544
  • — Molecular Spectra, Identification of (Re
  • view), 63
  • — Radiation, Cosmic, Investigations on, 229
  • —- Research Developments of Past 50 Years,’ 630, 799
  • — See also Physical Society and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Pickering, R. Y., and Co., Ltd., 840-h.p. Electric- Battery Locomotive, 383*
  • Picture Transmitter, Portable (Muirhead and Co., Ltd.), 303*
  • Piers, Piled, for Bailey Bridge Over River Thames, 557*
  • Piercey, Prof. N. A. V., Model Tests of Dome of Discovery, 454*
  • Pile, Atomic, Experimental, at Harwell, 464* “ Pillowpac ” Confectionery Packer, 186* Pilot-Ejection Seats for High-Speed Aircraft, 368
  • Pilot Works, Ltd., 12-ton Hydraulic Press, 583* Pimlico District-Heating Scheme, 758
  • Pins, Solid and Split Taper, for Aircraft, Specification, 755
  • Pinions. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • Pinkham, J. M. C., on London-Birmingham Television Radio-Relay Link, 447*, 477*
  • Pipe, Concrete, for Soap Lake Siphon, 34*
  • — Flow, Turbulent, Friction Losses in, 195
  • — Joints for Hydraulic Power Transmission,
  • 349, 413*
  • — Laying Tractor, “ Mighty Antar ” Diesel-
  • Driven (Transport Equipment (Thorny- croft), Ltd.), 751*
  • — Lines, Colour Identification of, Specification,
  • 595
  • Pipe, Steam. See Steam Pipes
  • — and Tubes, Steel, for Pressure Vessels,
  • Specification, 232
  • — Water Flow in, New Formulae for, 195
  • — Wrought-Steel, for Petroleum Industry,
  • Specification, 31
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pipeline Construction, Iraq Petroleum Co.,
  • Ltd., Motor Vehicles for, 198*
  • — Natural-Gas, Topock-Milpitas, California,
  • 613*
  • — Oil, Location of Cleaner by Radioactivity, '599
  • — Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 368*.
  • See LETTER, 472
  • Pipette, Bulb, One-Mark, Specification, 31
  • — Washout, Specification, 31
  • Piping, Steam, for High Pressures and High
  • Temperatures, 471. See LETTER, 535 Pippard, Prof. A. J. S., on Engineering and
  • Public Health, 493
  • Pitlochry, North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board Staff College, 529*
  • Pitot Cylinder for Determination of Losses in
  • Turbine Blades, 773*
  • Pitter Gauge and Precision Tool Co., Ltd. Co-Ordinate Table, 601* Combination, Sine Square, 601* ;
  • Pitting. See Corrosion
  • Pitts, Johnson, Drake and Perini, Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, 177*
  • Planning for Production Efficiency, 239*, 262 Plant Engineers, Incorporated, Institution of,
  • Annual Conference at Buxton, 663
  • Plastic Deformation of Non-Ferrous Metals and
  • Alloys, 340, 395, 473
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects in, 364
  • — Theory and Stress Distribution in Beams,
  • 212*
  • Plasticity, Mathematical Theory of (Review),
  • 363
  • Plastics Convention and Exhibition, British,
  • 695
  • — Frictional Properties of, 588 Plate-Bending Rolls. See Machine Tools
  • — Shearing Machine. See Shearing under
  • Machine Tools
  • Plating, Electro. See Electro
  • Plessey Co., Ltd., High-Temperature X-Ray Diffraction Camera, 410*; Pillar-Type Bolster Die Set, 601*
  • Plough, One-Way Two-Furrow (Etablissements
  • Huard), 461*
  • Plywood Investigations by Forest Products
  • Research Board, 185
  • Pneumatic Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — See also Compressed Air ; Air Compressor Poclain Manure Spreader, 463* Point-Operating Machines for Railways, Electrically-Operated, Specification, 272
  • Polariscopes for Photoelastic Examination, 701*
  • Polarograph, Direct-Writing, for Chemical Analysis (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.) 88*
  • Poles, Wood, for 132-kV Overhead Lines Power Transmission, 763*
  • Pollard, H. V., on Tension and Torsion Testing
  • Machine, 58*
  • Pollution, Water, Effluents in River Thames,
  • Committee on, 503
  • Polymers, Chemistry and Physics of (Review),
  • 525 Polytechnic. See Education Poole Power Station, 288* “ Pop ” Rivets, Use in Roof of Dome of Dis
  • covery, 455*. See LETTER, 600
  • Ports and Harbours, Equipment and Machinery of, 748, 779
  • Portable Engine. See Engine
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools Portarlington, Eire, Peat-Fired Power Station
  • at, 389*
  • Porter, E. G., and Sons, Ltd., Spider Unit for “ Skyion,” 591*
  • Portland Cement. See Cewnt Portuguese West Africa, 4-8-2 Type Wood-
  • Burning Locomotive, 482*
  • Post Office Railway Rolling Stock 732*
  • — — Research Station, Electronically-Con
  • trolled Shutter for Television Pictures, 728
  • Potentiometer. See Electric
  • Poultney, E. C., on Boiler Performance of
  • Mallet Locomotive, 645
  • Povey, H., on Methods Used in Construction of de Havilland “ Comet,” 605*, 639*
  • Powders, Preforming Machine for (T. H. and J.
  • Daniels, Ltd.), 581*
  • — Camera, X-Ray Diffraction, Specification,
  • 302
  • Powell, Prof. C, F„ on Cosmic Radiation, 229 Powell and Moya “ Skyion,” 423, 589* Power Convention, British Electrical, Brighton.
  • See BritisA Electrical Power Convention
  • — Industrial, Exhibition of, Kelvin Hall, Glas
  • gow, Opening Ceremony, 663
  • Power Jets (Research and Development), Ltd., School of Gas-Turbine Technology, 199; Gas-Turbine Week at Festival of Britain Exhibition, 630; Festival of Britain Book on British Gas Turbine, 759
  • — Plant, Emergency, Installation of, Govern
  • ment Attitude, 567
  • Hydro-Electric, Canadian, Developments in Year 1950, 228
  • Hydro-Electric, in Central Valley, California, 48
  • — —- Hydro-Electric, Control of, 56
  • Hydro-Electric, Economics of, 746 Hydro-Electric, Lavey, Switzerland, 333* • Hydro-Electric, Loch Shin Scheme, 313
  • Hydro-Electric, Lochalsh, 38*
  • HydrO-Electric, in Mexico, 104
  • — ?— Hydro-Electric, Morar, 38*
  • —- — Hydro-Electric, in Ontario, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • — — Hydro-Electric, Pangani Falls, Tangan
  • yika, 368*. See LETTER, 472
  • — — Hydro-Electric, Scotland, Developments
  • in, 38*, 313, 407
  • Hydro-Electric, for Tidal Basin Schemes, 392*, 427. See LETTER, 535*
  • — — Steam, Manchester College of Techno
  • logy, 362*. See Erratum, 479
  • Power Plant. See also Power Stations; Substations
  • — Press. See Machine Tools
  • — and Production Pavilion, Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 666, 696*
  • — Stations, Costs of Hydro-Electric and
  • Thermal Compared, 746
  • — — Design and Construction Costs, 746
  • Electric, Agecroft, 346*
  • Electric, Bankside, London, 564*
  • Electric, Barking “ C,” 628*
  • Electric, Blackwall Point, 692*
  • Electric, Braehead, 318*
  • — — Electric, Brighton “ B,” 724*. See
  • Emtttrn 788
  • — Electric, British, Extensions to, 475
  • — — Electric, British, Statistics for 1950 of
  • New Generating Plant in, 96. See Erratum, 188
  • — — Electric, Bromborough, 374*
  • — — Electric, Brunswick Wharf, London, 788*
  • — —- Electric, Coal Consumption in, 780 Electric, Consett Iron Works, 13* Electric, Coupling of, 94*, 119*. See
  • LETTERS, 229, 261*
  • Electric, Croydon “ B,” 256*, 346
  • Electric, Developments in Ontario, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Electric, European, Report on, 320
  • — — Electric, Huncoat, 660*
  • Electric, Keadby, 596*
  • Electric, Kirkwall, Opening of, 599
  • •— — Electric, Littlebrook “ B,” 468*
  • Electric, in Mexico, 104
  • Electric, Nechells “ B,” 756*
  • — — Electric, Poole, 288*
  • — —- Electric, Portarlington, Eire, 389*
  • —- — Electric, Programmes of Mechanical Plant for, 780
  • Electric, Rye House, 532*
  • Electric, Skelton Grange, 404*
  • Electric, Statistics of New Plant and Units Generated, 795. See 475
  • — — Electric, Staythorpe, 500*
  • — — Electric, Stourport “ B,” 241*, 273*,
  • 305*. See Erratum, 326
  • Electric, Thermal Efficiencies of, 723
  • — — Electric, Waste of Heat in Water Cool
  • ing, 768
  • Electric, Westwood, 436*
  • — — See also Power Plants ; Substations
  • — Supply, Electric, as Aid to Production, Re
  • port on, 469
  •  » Electric, Consumption in Collieries, 759,
  • 783, 790
  • — — Electric, Consumption by Industry, 759,
  • 783
  • —- —- Electric, in Eire, 389*
  • Electric, for Use in Engineering Industries, 10,123
  • Electric, for Factories, Introduction of, 137
  • Electric, Generation and Distribution, 687
  • — — Electric, in Great Britain, 475
  • — — Electric, Influence on Social Progress,
  • 784, 790
  • — — Electric, Linking of Thermal and Water;
  • Power Schemes, 746
  • Electric, in Mexico, Market Survey, 104 Electric, Nottingham Information Room, 174*
  • Electric, in Ontario, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Electric, Peak Load Problem of, 165 Electric, Positions in 1947 and in 1951, 759, 783, 790
  • Electric Systems, Radio Communications for, 114*
  • — — Electric, for Railways, 348, 386, 445 Electric, Relaxation of Restrictions on
  • Private Generating Plant, 135
  • — Electric, for Royal Festival Hall, 539
  • Electric, Use on Ships, 717
  • Electric, South-Western Area, Planning of, 206*
  • — —? Electric, Space Heating by, 20. See
  • LETTERS, 78, 136, 166
  • Electric, Statistics of New Plant and Units Generated, 795
  • — Electric, for Welding in Shipyards, 545*
  • — Systems, Radio Communications for, 114*
  • — Tidal, Production by Two-Basin System,
  • 392*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • — Transmission at 400 kV with Four Duplex
  • Conductors. 28*
  • — — Hydraulic, Pipe Joints for, 349, 413* Overhead Lines, 275/300-kV, Developments of, 169*
  • — — Overhead Lines, 132-kV, Grudie Bridge
  • to Boat of Garten, 269
  • Overhead Lines, National Control Centres for, 51*
  • Overhead Lines, in Ontario, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Overhead Lines, Pangani Hydro-Electric Scheme, 369*. See LETTER, 472
  • Overhead Lines, Radio Communications for, 114*
  • — — Overhead Lines, Regulation Diagrams
  • for, 277*
  • Overhead Lines, South-Western Area, 206*
  • Overhead Lines, Statistics, 687
  • Overhead Line, 132-kV, Wood Poles for, 763*
  • See also Gearing ; Marine Propulsion
  • — Water. See Hydraulics; Power Plants,
  • Hydro-Electric; Turbines, Hydraulic
  • — Wind, for Generating Electricity, 290 Instruments for Survey of, 146 Practice, Codes of, Ministry of Works. See
  • Standards
  • Pratt, A. W., on Meteorological Instruments in Building Research, 203
  • Precipitation, Dust, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 244*
  • Precision Grinding, Ltd., Optical Dividing Head, 600*
  • Preforming Machine for Powders (T. H. and J. Daniels, Ltd.), 581*
  • 1 Preece, Sir A. H., the Late, 168
  • Presidential Address to British Electrical Power Convention, by Sir H. Self, on Position of Electricity-Supply Industry, 1947- 1951, 759, 783, 790
  • to Health Congress, Conference 2 (Engineers and Surveyors), by A. Floyd, on Engineers and “ Administrators,” 542
  • -to Health Congress, Section B (Engineering and Architecture), by Prof. A. J. S. Pippard on Engineering and Public Health, 493
  • to Health Congress, Section F (Housing and Town Planning), by Lieut.-Col. H. P. C. de Lafontaine, on Public and Town Planning, 503
  • to Institute of British Foundrymen by C. Gresty, on Recent Progress in Foundry Industry, 770
  • to Institute of Metals, by Prof. A. J. Murphy, on Industrial Economics of Metallurgy, 359. See 324, 340
  • to Institution of Naval Architects, by Lord Cunningham, on Work of Institution, 351. See 319, 321
  • to Iron and Steel Institute, by R. Mather, on The Institute and Industry, 665
  • Press. See Machine Tools
  • Pressboard for Electrical Purposes, Specification, 205
  • Pressing and Drawing of Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 341, 395, 473
  • Pressures, High, and High Temperatures, Steam Piping for, 471. See LETTER, 535
  • — Vessels, Welded, Supersonic Testing of, 29* Prestressing Cables for Concrete Road, Crawley,
  • Sussex, 185*
  • Pretoria, South Africa, Radcliffe Observatory, Stellar Spectrograph for, 250*
  • Pringle, Sir J., the Late, 261
  • Process Heat Transfer (Review), 424
  • — Industries, Mechanical Engineers in, 291
  • — Timer (Londex, Ltd.), 518*
  • Producers, Gas, Improved Automatic Control, 762
  • “ Productafeed ” Unit for Strip Material, 634* Production Efficiency, Planning for, 239*, 262
  • — Electricity as Aid to, Report on, 469
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Memorandum on
  • Technological Education for Production Engineers, 135
  • — and Power Pavilion, Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 666, 696*
  • Productivity and Economic Survey for 1951, 406
  • — Foundry, Conference on, Birmingham Uni
  • versity, 566
  • — Measurement, Operational Research Club
  • Discussion on, 568
  • — Teams and Engineering Industries, 10, 36,
  • 66, 123, 279, 309, 338
  • Grey Ironfoundry, Report of, 219, 269 Mechanical-Handling, Report by, 49 of Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry, Visit to United States, Report on, 629
  • Professional Classes Aid Council, Annual Report, 791
  • — Engineers Appointments Bureau, Annual
  • Report, 332. See LETTER, 378
  • Progress, Social, Electricity as Factor in, 784, 790
  • Prohaska, Prof. C. W., on Influence of Ship Form on Transverse Stability, 441
  • Projector, Cinema Sound-Film, “ Guild-Arc,” 708*
  • — Surface (Optical Measuring Tools, Ltd.),
  • 635*
  • Propellers, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — Marine, Model Experiments and Design of,
  • 378, 767, 800*
  • Propulsion of Ships. See Marine Propulsion ; Engines; Turbines; Propellers; Ship Resistance
  • Prosser, L. E., on Friction Losses in Turbulent Pipe Flow, 195
  • “ Proteus ” Propeller Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • Psychological Aspects of Engineering (Review, 226
  • Psychology, Applied Experimental: Human Factors in Engineering Design (Review), 226
  • Public-Health Engineering, Education for, 493 Engineering, Report on Courses on, 470 Pulley and Bush, Taper-Lock (J. H. Fenner and Co., Ltd.), 583*
  • Pullman Gangways for Standardised Railway Carriage, 87, 113
  • Pulverising Mills, Babcock and Wilcox “ E ” Type, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241* Pumps, Air. See Air Compressors
  • — Centrifugal, Research on Pressure-Control
  • Valves for, 653
  • — Circulating, Stourport “ B ” Power Station,
  • 273*
  • — Condensate Extraction, Stourport “ B ”
  • Power Station, 273*
  • — Feed-Water, for Portarlington Power Sta
  • tion, 391*
  • — Glandless (Mono Pumps, Ltd.), 553*
  • — Heat, Gas-Driven, Royal Festival Hall, 70,
  • 741*
  • Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 307*
  • — Kitson, for 2,000-Gallon Motor Tank Lorry,
  • 198*
  • Pumping Engines, Testing of, 107
  • Watt Beam, at Whitacre, Birmingham, 100
  • — Machine, Vacuum, Multi-Head, for Cathode-
  • Ray Tube Manufacture, 496*
  • — Main, Water Hammer in, Prevention of, 77
  • — Plant, Immingham Factory for Fertiliser
  • Manufacture, 592
  • Purdie, W. H., on Developments of Doxford Marine Oil Engine, 105
  • Purification of Sewage. See Sewage
  • Pyhakoski Power Station, Finland, 64-MVA 230-kV-Transformer, 11*
  • “ Python ” Propeller Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 749*
  • QUAKERS in Science and Industry (Review), Quebec, Bridge Over St. Lawrence River,
  • Alterations to, 238*
  • — Chaudidre River, Steel Arch Bridge Over, 238*
  • Queen Mary College, London, Low-Range Liquid Flowmeter, 619*
  • Quenching of Steel. See Heat Treatment under, Metallurgy
  • Quicksilver. See Mercury
  • RACE Timing, Camera for (Dawe Instruments Ltd.), 457*
  • Radar-Sonde System for Measurement of Upper Wind and Air Data, 203
  • — Systems and Components (Review), 392 Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, South Africa,
  • Stellar Spectrograph for, 250*
  • Radiation, Cosmic, Investigations on, 229 —- Pattern Recorder. (Ferranti, Ltd.), 410* Radiator, Mast, at Daventry Broadcasting Station, 506
  • Radio Communications for Power Systems, 114*
  • — Components and Associated Equipment,
  • British, Exhibition of, 439
  • — Controlled Ship Models, Experiments with
  • 480*, 728
  • — Convention Programme, 377
  • — and Electronic Component Manufacturers’
  • Federation, Exhibition of British Radio Components, 439
  • — Engineers, British Institution of, Radio Con
  • vention Programme, 377
  • — Equipment Industry, Position and Pros
  • pects of, 248
  • — Exchange, International, London, Develop
  • ments in Long-Distance Telephony, 687
  • — Frequencies, Determination of Refractive
  • Index of Air at, 714
  • — Relay Link, for London-Birmingham Tele
  • vision, 447*, 477*
  • — Research Board, Annual Report, 662 on Sound-Recording Systems, 794*
  • — Transmitter for Controlling Shot-Tower
  • Beacon (Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 782*
  • 150-kW, at Daventry, 506*
  • — Waves, Application to Measurement of
  • Length by Interferometric Methods, 714
  • Reflection from Ionosphere, Model Reflector, 664
  • — Wrotham Transmitting Station, 158
  • — See also Telegraphy, Wireless; Telephony,
  • Wireless ; Television ; Radar
  • Radioactive Indicators for Blast-Furnace Refractory Wear, 761
  • — Isotopes, Conference on Use in Industry, 534 Radioactivity, Location of Oil Pipeline Cleaner
  • by, 599
  • Radon, Use for Gamma Radiography, 327*
  • Rails, Expansion Gaps in, Standard Allowances, 51'
  • — Welded, Long, Optimum Lengths, 22 Railcars. See Carriages, Railway Railroads. See Railways
  • “ Railton Special ” Racing Motor Car, 751* Railway Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • — British, Derailment of Train near Tollerton,
  • Report on, 40 ; Standardisation of Coaching Stock on, 87,113 ; Relics and Records, Preservation of, 105, 134 ; Standard 4-6-2 Mixed-Traffic Locomotive, 126*, 341*; Rolling-Stock Programme, 278 ; Euston Station improvements, 321; Report on Fire in Passeng r Train, 330 ; Report of Committee on Electrification of Railways, 348, 386*, 445*; Standard Railway Carriage for, 370*; 840-h.p. Electric-
  • Battery Locomotive, 383*; Derailment of Trains near. Mansfield, Report on, 401; 4-6-0 Type Mixed-Traffic Locomo
  • tives, 528* ; Callender-Hamilton Bridge for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 555*; Tests of Standard 4-6-2 Type Britannia Locomotives, 631*, 731* ; Diesel Locomotive with “Fell” Mechanical Drive, 655* ; Re-Signalling at York Station, 688* ; 1,600-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 731*; 1,740-h.p. Electric Locomotive,
  • 731* ; Development of Electric Signalling on, 747 ; Statistics of Electrification, 747 ; Woodhead-Dunford Bridge Tunnel, 785* —- Carriage. See Carriages
  • — Chesapeake and Ohio, Boiler Performance of
  • Mallet Locomotive, 645*
  • — Co., Benguela, 4-8-2 Type Wood-Burning
  • Locomotive, 482*

Railway Congress, International, Rome :

  • Reports on Long Welded Rails, 22
  • Reports on Expansion Gaps in Rails, 51
  • Reports on Designing Marshall Yards, 67
  • Reports on Design of Coaches for Comfort, 106
  • Reports on Increasing Mileage of Rolling Stock Between Repairs, 136
  • Reports on Transmission and Suspension, 197, 216
  • Reports on Changing from Steam to Diesel Traction, 249, 293
  • Railway Curves, Optical Versine Gauge for (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.), 367*
  • — East African, 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, 220*
  • — Electric Traction on, Present Position and
  • Future Outlook, 747
  • — Electrification Effect on Coal Consumption,
  • 783, 790
  • — Gold Coast, Locomotive Wheel Centres
  • (Vulcan Foundry, Ltd.), 803*
  • — Grand Junction, Crewe Works of, 566
  • — Indian Government, WG-Class Locomotive
  • for (North British Locomotive Co., Ltd.), 730*
  • Railway Information Bureau, International,
  • Formation of, 105
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • I — Mechanical-Engineering Developments, 716
  • — Motive Power, Modern (Review), 178
  • — Motor Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Netherlands State, 400-h.p. Diesel-Electric
  • Shunting Locomotives, 230*
  • — Point-Operating Machines for, Specification,
  • 272
  • —- Post Office, Rolling Stock, 732*
  • — Rolling-Stock Design, Use of Models in, 770* Stock. See also Carriages ; Locomotives
  • — Siamese, 960-h.p. Diesel-Electric Loco
  • motives for, 285*
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Street. See tramways
  • — Tanganyika, 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, 220*
  • — Track Developments in Great Britain, 685
  • — Traction, Changing from Steam to Diesel,
  • Reasons for, 249, 293
  • — Train Brake. See Brake
  • — Tube. See Underground ; London Transport
  • Executive
  • — Underground. See Underground; London
  • Transport Executive
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Rainfall and London’s Water Supply, 289 Ram, Hydraulic, Automatic, Mathematical
  • Analysis and Experimental Results, 77 Rammer, Sand, for Foundries, 355* Ransley, Dr. C. E., on Solubility of Sodium in
  • Aluminium, 493
  • Raw Materials Supplies and Economic Survey for 1951, 406
  • Rawlinson, J., Repair of Battersea Bridge, 78; South Bank River Wall, 666
  • Rawlplug Co., Ltd., Electric Hammer Drill, 583*
  • Rayner, A. E., the Late, 110
  • Rayner Construction, Ltd., Yonge-Street Subway, 177*
  • Rays. See Cathode Rays ; X-Rays Rearmament and Engineering Industries, 8, 36, 64, 91, 154, 213, 337, 365
  • — Programme and Shortage of Strategic
  • Metals, 501
  • Receiver-Recorder, Multi-Point Air-Operated (G. Kent, Ltd.), 667
  • Recorder, Audio-Frequency Signal Level (Dawe Instruments, Ltd.), 457*
  • — Potentiometer (Elliott Brothers (London),
  • Ltd.), 583*
  • — Radiation Pattern (Ferranti, Ltd.), 410*
  • — Receiver, Multi-Point Air-Operated (G.
  • Kent, Ltd.), 667
  • — Stock-Level, for Blast-Furnace Operation at
  • High-Top Pressure, 609*
  • Recording Dynamometer. See Dynamometer Recruitment and Selection of Personnel in
  • Industry and Commerce (Review), 163 Rectifiers. See Electric Redfern, J., on Joint Consultation in Industry,
  • 504
  • Redler Conveyors, Ltd., Mechanical-Handling Plant for Wood Waste, 674*
  • Redman Tools and Products, Ltd., Press-Brake Set-Up, 601*
  • Reduction Gears. See Gears ; Marine Propulsion
  • “ Redux ” Adhesive Process for Metals, 144* ;
  • Use in Aeroplane Construction, 605*, 639* Reference Books. See Annuals Refractive Index of Air, Determination at
  • Radio Frequencies, 714
  • Refractometer, Precision, Hilger-Chance, 738* Refractory Facing, “ Stoneclad,” for Mild Steel, 763
  • — Wear, Blast-Furnace, Radioactive Indica
  • tors for, 761
  • Refrigerating Media, Thermodynamic Properties of, Specification, 659
  • Refrigeration Industry, Recent Developments, 759, 783
  • — Institute of, Anniversary Dinner, 77
  • — International Congress, Programme, 791
  • — Laboratory of National College for Heating,
  • Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, 156*
  • Refrigerators, Domestic, Specification, 114 Regenerative Furnace. See Furnace Rfigie Nationale des Usines Renault, 23/30-h.p.
  • Agricultural Tractor, 462*
  • Regnier 23-h.p. Vineyard Three-Wheeled
  • Tractor, 460*
  • Regular Servicemen, Report on Subsequent
  • Employment of, 195
  • Reheating Furnace. See Furnace Reinforced Concrete. See Concrete Reith, Lord, Valedictory Address to Members of Joint Engineering Conference, 757
  • Remington Rand, Ltd., Equipment for Nottingham Electrical Information Room, 174*
  • Renault 23/30-h.p. Agricultural Tractor, 462* Report, Annual, Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux, 503
  • British Coal Utilisation Research Association, 376, 762., See LETTER, 472
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, 290
  • British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers Association, 502
  • British Iron and Steel Research Association, 565
  • —- — British Non-Ferrous Metals Research
  • Association, 495
  • British Waterworks Association, 791
  • — — Chemistry Research Board, 79
  • — — Chief Inspector of Factories, 1949, 438 Chief Inspector of Mines, 352
  • Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, 759
  • Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 375
  • Fuel Industries Research, Leeds University, 695
  • Inland Water Survey Committee, 791 Institute of Marine Engineers, 407 Liverpool Observatory and Tidal Institute, 407
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, 23
  • — — Metropolitan Water Board, 289
  • National Coal Board, 726
  • Report, Annual, National Institute of Oceanography, 195
  • National Research Development Corporation, 39
  • — — Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Com
  • mission, 18. See Erratum, 234
  • Professional Classes Aid Council, 791
  • Professional Engineers Appointments Bureau, 332. See LETTER, 378
  • —- — Radio Research Board, 662
  • Road Research Board, 406
  • University College, London, 471
  • — British Standards Institution, Organisation
  • and Constitution, 194
  • -— — Transport Commission, on Preservation of Relics and Records, 105,134
  • Waterworks Association oh Organisation of Water-Supply Industry, 725
  • — Conference on Electricity as Aid to
  • Production, 469
  • — on Conference on Weights and Measures, 617
  • — on Courses on Public-Health Engineering,
  • 470
  • — Derailment of Trains near Mansfield, 401 of Train near Tollerton, 40
  • — of District Heating Working Party, 758
  • — on Electrification of Railways, 348, 386*,
  • 445*
  • — on Employment of Ex-Regular Servicemen,
  • 195.
  • — European Engineering Industry, 597
  • — on Fire in Express Passenger Train near
  • Beattock Summit, 330
  • — Forest Products Research Board, 1948, 185
  • — Gas Council, First Report (1948-1950), 347 ;
  • on “ Stoneclad ” Refractory Facing for Mild Steel, 763
  • — Grey Ironfoundry Productivity Team, 219,
  • 269
  • — Interdepartmental Helicopter Committee
  • 419
  • — Land Drainage in England and Wales, 471
  • — London Traffic Congestion, 257
  • — Mechanical-Handling Productivity Team, 49
  • — on Modular Co-Ordination for Building
  • Work, 484
  • — on Nephelometric Instrumentation for Icing
  • Research, 96
  • —Productivity Team of Grey Ironfounding Industry, 219, 269
  • — — Team of Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Industry, Visit to United States, 629
  • — on Recruitment and Selection of Personnel
  • in Industry and Commerce, 163
  • — Technical Development of Thermal Power
  • Stations, 320
  • — on Weights and Measures Legislation, 598,
  • 744
  • — See also Board of Trade
  • Research on Aircraft in Flight, 229
  • — Armament, Department, High-Speed Cin6
  • Camera, 458*; Magnetically-Suspended Rotating Mirror, 459*
  • — Association, Cast Iron, British, Conference
  • on Productivity in Iron Foundries. See British Cast Iron Research Association
  • — \— Coal Utilisation, British, Annual Report,
  • 376. See LETTER, 472 ; Work on Domestic. Heating, 376. See LETTER, 472; Work of, 762
  • Electrical and Allied Industries, British, Annual Luncheon, 195; Annual Report, 290
  • Hydromechanics, British, Laboratory, 667*
  • Iron and Steel, British, Fundamental Researches on Corrosion and Their Importance to the Engineer, by Dr. U. R. Evans, 443. See- LETTER, 504; Annual Report, 565
  • Non-Ferrous Metals, British, Annual Report, 495
  • — Board, Chemistry, Annual Report, 79
  • — Forest Products, Report, 1948, 185
  • — — Mechanical Engineering, Investigations
  • on Fatigue-Crack as Stress Raiser, 637*
  • Radio, Annual Report, 662
  • Road, Annual Report, 406
  • — Building, Meteorological Instruments Used
  • in, 203
  • — Cavitation, Model Water Tunnel for, 728
  • — Cloud, Instruments for, 96
  • — Council, Canadian National, Report on
  • Nephelometric Instrumentation for Aircraft Icing Research, 96
  • Inter-Service Metallurgical, Work on Creep and High-Temperature Fatigue, 792
  • — Department, British Broadcasting Cor
  • poration, Kingswood Warren, Banstead, 793*
  • Scientific and Industrial, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, East Kilbride, 80*, , 111* ; Tests for Watches, 135; Annual Report, 375
  • — Development Corporation, National, Annual
  • Report, 39
  • in Physics and Chemistry, Impact on Community, 630, 799
  • — Engineering, at Cambridge University,
  • Report on, 507
  • — Establishment, Atomic Energy, Harwell,
  • Courses in Use of Radioactive Isotopes, 249
  • — on Friction and Lubrication, 587
  • — Fuel Industries, Leeds University, Annual
  • Report, 695
  • — Industrial, and Productive Efficiency, 262 in Switzerland (Review), 525
  • — Institute, Tin, Opening of New Laboratories,
  • Greenford, 698
  • — Laboratories, Aeronautical, Melbourne,
  • Sheet-Metal Blades for Fans, 681*
  • — — of Cement and Concrete Association, 602* —• — Forest Products, Electronic Control of
  • Veneer-Peeling Lathes, 97*
  • Mechanical Engineering, East Kilbride, 80*, 111*
  • —• — Road, Tests of Roughened Granite Surfaces, 401*
  • Swinden House, Rotherham, 128
  • — Station, Building, Accuracy of Time-Study
  • Methods in Brick Laying, by W Kinni- burgh and L. S. Vallance, 353
  • Fuel, Combustion Investigation by, 376
  • Research Station, Paint, Accelerated Weathering Test Apparatus, 57*
  • Pametrada, Tests of Steam Turbines, 266*
  • Post Office, Electronically-Controlled Shutter for Television Pictures, 728
  • — Unit, Nuffield, Investigation of Age and
  • Skill (Review), 693
  • — Work by Ministry of Fuel and Power, 70
  • — See also National Physical Laboratory Resistance Data Sheets, Ship Model and
  • Expanded (Review), 90
  • —- of Ships. See Ship Resistance
  • — Welding. See IFeWiny
  • Restaurant Roof, Aluminium-Cork Sandwich, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Retarders for Marshalling Yards, 67
  • Reviews. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Reynolds, J. P., the Late, 594
  • Reyrolle, A., and Co., Ltd., Air-Insulated Flameproof Switchgear, 521*; Flame-Proof Switch and Fuse-Distribution Board, 521*; 6-kV Switchgear for Barnborough Substation, 638
  • Rhoden, II. G., on Development of Wind Tunnel, 677*
  • Rice, O. R., on Aspects of Blast Furnace Situation in United States, 760
  • Richards,. Dr. T. L., on Cold-Working of Non- Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 340. See 395, 473
  • Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., 32-MW Turbo-Generator, 532*; Turbo-Generators for Brighton “ B ” Power Station, 724*
  • Riddles, R. A., Standard 4-6-2 Mixed-Traffic Locomotive, 126*, 341*, 631* ; 4-6-0 Type Mixed-Traffic Locomotive, 528*, 752*; on Railway Mechanical Engineering, 716 Rig, Whirling, for Tests of Propellers for Bristol “Brabazon,” 511*
  • Ring, Joint, for Hydraulic Pipes, 349, 413*
  • River, Chaudiere, Quebec, Steel Arch Bridge Over, 238*
  • — Clyde, Steamer Service on, Development of,
  • 165
  • — Columbia, Washington, Soap Lake Siphon,
  • 33*
  • — St. Lawrence, Quebec Bridge Over, Altera
  • tions to, 238*
  • — Severn Suspension Bridge Over, Aero
  • dynamic Research on, 270*; Wind- Tunnel, Tests on Models, 714
  • —- Thames, Battersea Bridge, Re-opening of, 78 ; Temporary Bridges Over-, for Festival of Britain, 423*, 555*; Committee on Effluents in, 503; Wall at South Bank Exhibition, 666
  • — Wyre, Laying of 33-kV Cables Across, 769*
  • Rivets, “ Pop,” Use in Roof of Dome of Discovery, 455*. See LETTER, 600
  • — Small, for General Purposes, Specification,
  • 704
  • Road Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Construction Investigations by Road Re
  • search Board, 406
  • — — Soil Mechanics in (Review), 5
  • — Hot-Asphalt and Coated-Macadam Mixer
  • and Dryer Combined (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 522*
  • — Improvements and London Traffic Conges
  • tion, 257
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, at Crawley, Sussex,
  • 185*
  • — Research Board, Annual Report, 406
  • Laboratory, Tests of Roughened Granite Surfaces, 401*
  • — Services, British, Progress of, 79
  • — Surface Dressing, Binder Distributors for,
  • Specification, 659
  • — Traffic Censuses, Vehicle Counter for (W. R.
  • Sykes Interlocking Signal Co., Ltd.), 295*
  • Roberts, G., on Structural Design of Dome of Discovery, 453*
  • Rock Drill, Tractor-Mounted (Climax Rock Drill and Engineering Works, Ltd.), 40* Tractor-Mounted (Holman. Brothers, Ltd.), 23*. See Erratum, 86
  • — Drilling, “ Feedleg ” for (Consolidated
  • Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd.), 520*
  • Rockweld, Ltd., “ Oxyarc ” Gun Holder, 554*
  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd., Hydraulic Press for Aircraft Components, 641*. See Erratum, 684
  • Rods or Holes, Interferometer for Testing Shape of, 664
  • Roebuck, A., on Report of Mechanical Handling Productivity Team, 49
  • Rolls, Plate-Bending. See Machine Tools
  • Rolls-Royce Ltd., Merlin Aeroplane Engines for Driving Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741* ; “ Derwent ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 749* ; “ Silver Wraith ” Touring Motor Car, 751*
  • Roller Bearings. See Bearings
  • Rolling Mill for Hoe and Trowel Blades (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 481*
  • for Non-Ferrous Metal Sheet and Strip, 341, 395, 473. See Erratum, 497
  • — — Slabbing, 42-in., Shotton, 1*
  • — — Tyre-, 400-kW Grid-Controlled Rectifier
  • for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 68*
  • — of Ships. See Ships
  • — Stock Industry, Position and Prospects, 278
  • — — Electric Railway, Statistics, 747
  • lor Electrified British Railways, 386, 445 — Laminated Springs for, Mechanised Production of; 149*
  • Light-Alloy, London Transport Executive, 705*
  • — — Measures for Increasing Mileage Between
  • Repairs, 136
  • — — Post-Office Railway, 732*
  • —- — Railway, Use of Models in Design of, 770* Transmission and Suspension, Effect on Behaviour, 136, 216
  • — — See also Carriages ; Locomotives
  • Rolt, F. H., on Autographic Method of Checking Micrometer Screws, 300*
  • Rome, International. Railway Congress. See Railway Congress, International, Rome
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Roof of Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453*. See
  • T i?nnnnu,'D
  • — Girders, Royal Festival Hall, 538*
  • Roof, Aluminium-Cork Sandwich, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Root Crop Elevator (L’Industrielle Agricole du Soissonnais), 462*
  • Ropes, Fibre, Gin Block for, Specification, 411
  • — Wire. See Wire Ropes
  • Rosenbrock, H. H., on Wind and Gust-Measur-
  • • ing Instruments, 146
  • Ross, E. J., on Moulding Operations and Foundry Layout, 269
  • Rosser and Russell, Ltd., Heat-Pump System, Stourport “ B’ ’ Power Station, 307*
  • Rotary Blowers. See Blowers ; Turbo-Blowers
  • — Engine. See Engine ; Aeronautics
  • Rotary Hoes, Ltd., “ Bantam ” Rotary Cultivator, 696*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Rotaside Wagon Tippler, 20-ton, 593
  • Rotax, Ltd., Cordite-Charge Starter for Aircraft Gas Turbines, 31*
  • Rotherham, Swinden House Research Laboratories, 128
  • Rotor for 60-MW Alternator, 305
  • — for 29,400-kVA Alternator, 333*
  • — Alternator, Electrical Dynamic Balancing
  • Machine for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 138*
  • — of Electrical Machine, Unbalanced Magnetic
  • Pull and Mechanised Stability of, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • — Large, Forging of, 541
  • — for 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas Turbine, 209*.
  • See LETTER, 322*
  • Rover Co., Ltd., Experimental Gas-Turbine Motor Car, 751*
  • Rowell, Dr. H. S., on Metric and Imperial Measuring Systems, 744. See 598
  • Roy, M., on Power, Weight and Speed of Aircraft, 295
  • Royal Aeronautical Society. See AerowauticoZ
  • — Agricultural Hall. See Exhibition
  • — Festival Hall at South Bank Exhibition, 423*, 536*, 741*

Royal Institution :

  • Cosmic Radiation, by Prof. C. F. Powell, 229
  • Rubber, by Dr. L. R. G. Treloar, 321 Artificial Acceleration of Atomic Particles, by Prof. O. R. Frisch, 599
  • Royal Meteorological Society. See Meteorological
  • — Ordnance Factory, Llanishen, Cardiff, 494* Factory, Nottingham, Work of, 718* Factory, Wigan, Production of 20-
  • Pounder Shells at, 573*
  • — Pavilion, Festival of Britain Exhibition,
  • 666*
  • — Sanitary Institute. See Sanitary

Royal Society :

  • Election of Fellows, 349
  • Conference on Friction and Lubrication, 587
  • Conversazione, 664
  • Royal Society of Arts. See Arts
  • — United Service Institution, Flying Boats in
  • War, by Air Vice-Marshal P. H. Mackworth, 268
  • Rubber Latex, Methods of Testing, Specification, 31
  • — Properties of, 321
  • — Technology, National College of, 78 Rudderstock, Large, Forging of, 541 Ruddock, R., on “ Pop ” Rivets in Dome of
  • Discovery, South Bank Exhibition, 600. See 455*
  • Rugby Locomotive Testing Station, Tests of Standard 4-6-2 Type Locomotives, 631*
  • Russell, R. D., Lion and Unicorn Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Russell, S. H., on United States Iron-Foundry Industry, 219
  • Russian Naval Power Statistics, House of Lords Debate, 437
  • Rusting. See Corrosion
  • Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd., 750-kW Gas Turbine, Operating Experiences with, 358*, 384*, 416* ; 75-b.h.p. Oil-Engine Mining Locomotive, 396*; 75-b.h.p. to 112-b.h.p.
  • General-Purpose Diesel Engines, 463*; 112-b.h.p. Diesel Engine, 698* ; 75-b.h.p. Flameproof Mine Diesel Locomotive, 731* Rutherford, Lord, Physical Works of, 544 Rye House Power Station, 532*
  • SACK-FILLING and Sealing Machine (Medway Paper Sacks, Ltd.), 187*
  • Safety Devices on Machines, Electrically-Interlocked, 171*. See LETTERS, 260, 408
  • — Health and Welfare Museum, Human Factor in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • — in Mines, Progress in, 608
  • — on Roads, Investigations on, 406
  • — of Small Ships, 398
  • Saint. See St.
  • Sampling, Theory of (Review), 456
  • Samuely, F. J., “ Skyion,” 423, 589* ; Transport and Communications Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*, 730*, 749*
  • Sand-Conditioning Plant for Foundries, 324*, 355*
  • — Driers for Foundries, 125
  • — Practice in Iron Foundries, 219
  • Sanderson, T., on Full-Scale Blast-Furnace Trials, 776
  • Sanitary Institute, Royal, Health Congress, Southport. See HeaZtA Congress, Royal Sanitary Institute, Southport
  • Saunders Valve Co., Ltd., Diaphragm-Operated Valve, 490*
  • Sautter, J. I., the Late, 372
  • Sayce, Dr. L. A., Production of Diffraction Gratings, 714
  • Scales, Boxwood, Specification, 576
  • Scaling of High-Temperature Steels and Alloys, 352, 380
  • Scammell Lorries, Ltd., “ Explorer ” Six-Wheel Diesel-Engine Driven Cross-Country Tractor, 752*
  • Schenk Modified Type, Fatigue Testing Machine, 652*
  • Schmidt Camera for Reflecting Telescopes, 297* Scholarships. See Education
  • School of Gas-Turbine Technology, Work of, 199
  • Sciaky Electric Welding Machines, Ltd., 75- kVA General-Purpose Spot Welder, 521* ; High-Speed Spot Welder, 522*
  • Science, Developments in Past 50 Years in Service of Community, 630, 799
  • — Exhibition of, Festival of Britain, at Science
  • Museum, 567
  • — and Industry, Museum of, Birmingham, 622*
  • — and Industry, Quakers in (Review), 119
  • — Museum, South Kensington, Exhibition of
  • Science, 567
  • — in Service of Community, 630, 799
  • Scientific Apparatus Exhibition, Physical Society’s, 409*, 425*, 457*
  • — Film Association, Conference on Use of
  • Films in Training for Industry, 166
  • — Instruments, British, Exhibition in Paris,
  • 291, 579
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • Scotland, Industrial Notes from, 14,44, 72,100, 130,160, 190, 222, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, 722, 754, 786. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in.
  • See Engineers
  • — North, Hydro-Electric Board, Morar and
  • Lochalsh Power Plants, 38*; Grudie Bridge to Boat of Garten 132-kV Overhead Line, 269; Loch Shin Scheme, 313; New Developments, 407: Staff College, 529* ; Opening of Kirkwall Power Station 599
  • —. Transport in, Developments, 165
  • Scott and Wilson, Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536*
  • Scragging Test of Railway Laminated Springs, 151*
  • Scrap Steel, Sources of, 716
  • Scraper, Earth (Birtley Co., Ltd.), 553*
  • Screws, Grub, for Aeronautical Purposes, Specification, 755
  • — Micrometer, Autographic Method of Check
  • ing, 300*
  • — Nuts and Washers and Precision Hexagon
  • Bolts, Specification, 755
  • — Propellers. See Propellers ; Aeronautics Scuffing of Teeth of Naval Reduction Gearing
  • 25*
  • Sea and Ships Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*, 730*
  • Seals, Hydraulic, Housings for, Specification, 59
  • — Shaft, for Hydrogen-Cooled Alternator, 305* Sealing Tapes, Specification, 388
  • Seaplanes. See Aeronautics
  • Seating, Roller, for Bailey Bridge Over River Thames, 557
  • Seeds and Grains, Methods of Farm Drying, 669*
  • Self, Sir H., on Electricity-Supply Industry, 1947-1951, 759, 783, 790
  • Selection and Recruitment of Personnel in Industry and Commerce (Review), 163
  • Separator, Oil, Condenser and Automatic Valves, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • Service Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Metallurgical Research Council, Work on
  • Creep and High-Temperature Fatigue, 792 Servicemen, Ex-Regular, Report on Employment of, 195
  • Severn Estuary, Power Production 'by Two- Basin System, 393*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • — River, Suspension Bridge Over, Aero
  • dynamic Research on, 270* ; Wind-Tunnel Tests on Models, 714
  • Sewage Treatment: Design and Specification (Review), 5. See Erratum, 54
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Sewerage Practice, Code for (Review), 5. See Erratum, 54
  • Shaft Coupling. See Coupling,
  • — Crank. See Crankshaft
  • — Dynamometer. See Dynamometer and
  • Torsionmeter
  • — Gland Seal for Hydrogen-Cooled Alternator,
  • 305*
  • — and Holes, Fitting of. See Gauges Shardlow, A., and Co., Ltd., Internal Micrometer,
  • '572*
  • Shearing Machine. See AfucAine Tools
  • — of Metal Bars and Blanks, 493
  • Sheet, Metal, Non-Ferrous, Cold-Working of, 340, 395, 473. See Erratum, 497
  • —- Steel, Fatigue Tests of, 259
  • Shells, 20-Pounder, Production at Royal Ordnance Factory, Wigan, 573*
  • Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., Motor Vehicle for Fuelling Aircraft, 546*
  • Ship Canal. See Canal
  • — Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 105
  • 568
  • — Under Construction, Post-War Years, 183
  • — Derrick Rigs, Specification, 412
  • — Diesel-Engined. See Motorships; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Use of Electric Power Supply in, 717
  • — Electric Propulsion. See Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — Form Influence on Transverse Stability, 441
  • — Growth in Employment of Wireless Tele
  • graphy in, 717
  • — Launched, Lloyd’s Statistics, 263
  • — Launching. See Launching
  • — Lost, Lloyd’s Statistics, 159, 479
  • — “ Mezzo ” Folding Deck and Grain Division,
  • 611*
  • — Model Experiments. See Tank Experi
  • ments and Ship Resistance
  • — Motor. See Motorships; Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — Propellers. See Propellers
  • — Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines ; Turbines; Propellers
  • — Radio Controlled, Steering Experiments with
  • Models, 480*, .728
  • — Resistance and Propulsion, 378, 767, 800*
  • Ship Resistance, Similarity, Comparative Study of, 399
  • — Sailing, High-Speed, Design of, 440
  • — and Sea Building, Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 666*, 730*
  • — Small, High-Speed (Review), 680
  • — — Safety of, 398
  • — Stability, Transverse, Influence of Ship
  • Form on, 441
  • — Statistics, Present and Under Construction,
  • Lloyd’s Register Annual Report, 23
  • — Unloader and Coal Conveyor, Brighton “B”
  • Power Station, 724*
  • — Vessels Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statis
  • tics, 105, 568
  • — Wind Velocity Aboard, Electrical Method of
  • Resolving, 146
  • — See also Marine ; Motorships ; Shipping ;
  • Steamers; Warships; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, North-East Coast Institution of. See North-East Coast
  • in Scotland, Institution of. See Engineers
  • Shipbuilding, Aluminium Motor Survey Vessel “ Ain-al-Bahr,” 188*
  • — Use of Gamma Radiography in, 327*
  • — Growth of Mechanical Engineering in, 686
  • — Industry, Accidents in, 438
  • Position and Prospects in, 9,19,182
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 32, 56, 88, 116,
  • 148, 176, 191, 240, 263, 303, 332, 388, 416, 452, 481, 512, 546, 574, 612, 643, 676, 707, 735, 755, 802
  • — Lloyd’s Register Annual Report, 23
  • — “ Mezzo ” Folding Deck and Grain Division,
  • 611*
  • — Naval. See Warships
  • — Navy Estimates, 1951-52, 225
  • — S.S. “ Oronsay,” 623*
  • — 200 Years’, A. Stephens and Sons, Ltd.
  • (Review), 712
  • — Twin-Screw Passenger and Cargo, M.S.
  • “ India,” 253*
  • — Vessels Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statis
  • tics, 105, 568
  • Under Construction, Post-War Years, 183 Launched, Lloyd’s Statistics, 263
  • — Yard, Electric Welding Loads in, 545*
  • — See also Steamers ; Naval; Warships and
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Shipwrights, Worshipful Company of, Prizes for Shipyard Apprentices, 228
  • Shipyard. See Shipbuilding Yard
  • Shop Management. See Works Management
  • Shot-Tower Beacon, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 782*
  • Shotton, Hawarden Bridge Steelworks, 42-in. Slabbing Mill, 1*
  • Shovel, Mobile, Fitted with Crane Boom (J. Allen and Sons (Oxford), Ltd.), 553*
  • Show. See Exhibition
  • Shropshire County Council, Coalbrookdale Bridge, 100
  • “ Shunt-Arc ” Switch, 697*
  • Siamese Railway, 960-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotives for, 285*
  • Siemens-Martin Furnaces. See J’ttmaces
  • Sieveking, H. A., The Late, 792
  • Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd., Multi-Dimension Inspection Machine, 571*; Comparator Turret, 572*
  • Signalling, Railway, Electric, History and Development, 747
  • — — New Installation, York Station, 688*
  • — — Terminals for Electric Apparatus, Speci
  • fication, 412
  • Silo, Ventilated, Grain Drying and Storage, 671*
  • “ Silver Wraith ” Touring Motor Car, Rolls- Royce Ltd., 751*
  • Simon-Carves, Ltd., Boilers for Croydon “ B ” Power Station, 256; Sulphuric-Acid Plant at Immingham Factory, 526*
  • Simons, W. E., on Smidth Agglomerating Kiln, 761, 776
  • Sinter Making, Iron-Ore, at Appleby- Frodingham, 761, 776
  • — Quality, Iron-Ore, Effect of Controlled
  • Variables, 761, 776
  • Sintering of Copper Compacts, Influence of Oxide on, 340
  • “ Sintox ’’-Bladed Milling Cutter, 600*
  • Siphon, Soap Lake, Columbia River Project, Washington, 33*
  • Skelton Grange Power Station, 404*
  • Skill and Age: Experimental Approach (Review), 693
  • Skinner, H. E., on Safety of Small Ships, 398 “ Skyion ” at Festival of Britain Exhibition, 423, 589*
  • Slab, Floor, Mean Loads on, 179*. See LETTER, 535
  • Slabbing Mill; 42-in., J. Summers and Sons, Ltd., 1*
  • Sludge. See Sewage
  • Slurries, Coal, for Gas Making, Research on, 762 Smelting Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Smidth Iron-Ore Agglomerating Kiln, 761, 776 Smith, C., Apprenticeship Indenture to Maudslay, Sons and Field, 1837, 49
  • Smith, C. H., on Coupling of Electric Power Stations, 229. See 94*, 119*. See LETTER, 261*
  • Smith, E. A., on Effect of Stress-Ageing Treatment of Alloys, 340
  • Smith, Engr.-Capt. E. C., on H. C. Oersted, 276
  • Smith, S. G., on Standardisation of New Coaching Stock on British Railways, 87, 113
  • Smoke Abatement Society, National, Year Book, 1951, 599
  • “ Snug-Wrap ” Wrapping Machine, 188*
  • Soap Lake Siphon, Columbia River Project, Washington, 33*
  • Social Progress, Electricity as Factor in, 784, 790
  • Socifetfe Framjaise de Materiel Agricole et Industriel, 40-h.p. Single-Cylinder Diesel- Engined Agricultural Tractor, 462*
  • — de GSrance de la Manufacture d’Armes de
  • Paris, Diesel-Engined Agricultural Tractor, 461*
  • Soci6t6 des Tracteurs et Motoculteurs Staub, 9-h.p. Petrol-Driven Motor Cultivator, 462* ; 12-h.p. Petrol-Driven Agricultural Tractor, 462*
  • Societies, Technical and Scientific. See Institutions
  • — Trade. See Labour; Labour Notes ; PABA-
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Socket-Welding Fittings, Forged-Steel, Specification, 412
  • Sodium-Hydride Tube-Descaling Plant (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 173
  • — Modification of Aluminium-Silicon Alloys,
  • by, 492
  • Soil Fertility, Need for Restoration, 699
  • — Mechanics in Road Construction (Review), 5 -in Theory and Practice (Review), 585
  • — Testing, Procedure for (Review), 424 Soissonnais Root-Crop Elevator, 462* Soldering by Electric Induction Heating
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 272*
  • Solex (Gauges), Ltd., Piston-Diameter Gauge, 572* ; Vertical Comparator, 572*
  • Solids, Flow and Fracture of (Review), 64 Solubility of Sodium in Aluminium, 493 Solway Firth, Tidal Power Production by Two- Basin System, 428*. See LETTER, 535* South Africa, Pretoria, Radcliffe Observatory, Stellar Spectrograph for, 250*
  • — Bank, Royal Festival Hall, London, Heat
  • Pump for, 70, 741*. See 423*, 536*
  • Exhibition. See Festival of Britain
  • — Crofty, Cornwall, Breakdown of Cornish
  • Pumping Engine at, 53*
  • — Kensington, Science Museum, Exhibition of
  • Science, 567
  • — West England and South Wales, Notes
  • from, 14, 44, 72, 100, 130, 160, 190, 222, 254, 286, 316, 344, 372, 402, 434, 466, 498, 530, 562, 594, 626, 658, 690, 722, 754, 786. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Western Electricity Distribution Area,
  • Planning of, 206*
  • -— Yorkshire, Notes from. See Lancashire and South Yorkshire
  • Southern Forge, Ltd., Ribs for Dome of Discovery, 454*
  • Southport, Royal Sanitary Institute Health Congress. See Health Congress, Royal Sanitary Institute, Southport
  • Spain, Oil-Shale Mining in, Report on, 81 Specific Heat of Water in Joules, 577. See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • Specifications, Standard. See Standards; Standardisation
  • Spectroscopy, Metal (Review), 275
  • Speed-Changing Gears. See Gears ; Gearing ;
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Reduction Gears. See Gears; Gearing;
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Regulation. See also Governor
  • — Trials. See Trials
  • Spence, B., Sea and Ships Building, Festival of
  • Britain Exhibition, 666*, 730* Spider Unit for “ Skyion,” 591* Spink, E. W., on Meteorological Instruments in
  • Building Research, 203
  • Spreader, Manure (Ateliers de Poclain), 463* Spring, Helical Compression, Method of Specifying, Specification, 627
  • — Laminated, Railway, Mechanised Produc
  • tion of, 149*
  • Sprinkler Systems, Code of Practice for, 497 Spur Gearing. See Gears ; Gearings ; Marine Propulsion
  • St. Andrews Observatory, Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope for, 297
  • St. Lawrence River, Quebec Bridge Over, Alterations to, 238*
  • Stability, Mechanical, of Rotating Electrical Machines, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • — of Ships. See Ships
  • Stack Dusts, Air Elutriator for Examination of, 585*
  • Stairmand, C. J., on Air Elutriator for Examination of Stack Dusts, 585*
  • Stal Condensers for Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • Stamping Presses. See Machine Tools Stanchion, Floor, Mean Loads on, 179*. See LETTER, 535
  • — See also Columns ; Struts
  • Standards Institution, British, Codes of Practice, on Ventilation, 59; on Reinforced Concrete (Handbook) (Review), 91; on Durability of Buildings, 205; on Hand-Power Lifts for Passengers, Goods and Service, 411; on Sprinkler Systems, 497; on Surface Water and Sub-Soil Drainage, 576
  • British, Jubilee Exhibition, 407, 759 British, Reports on Organisation and
  • Constitution of, 194; on Modular Co- Ordination, 484
  • British, Specifications, Hexagonal Nuts for Aircraft, 31; Methods of Testing Rubber Latex, 31; One-Mark Bulb Pipettes, 31; Microchemical Analysis Combustion Train, 31; Carbon-Steel Castings, 31; Wrought-Steel Pipe for Petroleum Industry, 31; Washout Pipettes, 31; Micro-Nitrometers, 31; Steels for Chemical and Petroleum Industries, 59; Housings for Hydraulic Seals, 59; Draughtsmen’s Drawing Pins, 59; Methods of Testing Vulcanised Rubber, 82 ; Guards for Shaft Couplings, 82 ; Creep Tests, 114 ; Domestic Refrigerators, 114; Welded Boiler and Superheater Tubes, 205; Pneumatic Tools and Accessories, 205; Pressboard for Electrical Purposes, 205; Ships’ Compasses and Binnacles, 232; Unscreened Camshaft Speed Magnetos, 232; Steel Pipes and Tubes for Pressure Vessels, 232; Electrically-Driven Point- Operating Machines for Railways 272*; Assessment of Surface Texture, 272, 409 ; Mercury-Arc Rectifier Equipment, 302; X-Ray Diffraction Powder Cameras, 302; Wooden Containers and Sealing Tapes, 388 ; Steel Drums, 388 ; Sizes of Tins for Paints and Varnishes, 388; Graphical Symbols for Instrumentation, 388; Dimensions of Common Building Bricks, I
  • Standardslnstitution, British, Specifications— continued.
  • 411; Fire Buckets, 411; Gin Blocks for Fibre Ropes, 411; Terminals for Electric Railway-Signalling Apparatus, 412; Ships’ Derrick Rigs, 412 ; Electroplated Coatings of Nickel and Chromium on Steel and Brass, 412 ; Forged-Steel Socket-Welding Fittings, 412; Internal Micrometers, 444 ; Insulating Oil of Low Viscosity for Transformers and Switchgear, 444 ; Gears for Traction, 444; Air Filters, 497; Aluminium and Aluminium-Alloy Sections, 497; Methods for Chemical Analysis of Titanium and Chromium in Iron and Steel, 497; Boxwood Scales, 576; Methods for Chemical Analysis of Iron and Steel, 576 ; Colour Identification of Pipelines, 595; Fixing Accessories for Building Purposes, 595 ; Nomenclature of Drawing Instruments, 595; Cast-Iron Economisers, 595 ; Tolerances for Steel Drop Forgings and Upset Forgings, 627; Method of Specifying Helical Springs, 627; Seamless Steel Furnace Tubes for Petroleum Industry, 627; Electroplated Coatings of Cadmium and Zinc on Iron and Steel, 627 ; Brazing, 659 ; Steel Tubes for Cycles and Motor Cycles, 659 ; Thermodynamic Properties of Refrigerating Media, 659; Binder Distributors for Road Surface Dressings, 659; Materials for Damp-Proof Courses, 704; Cast-Iron Columns for Street Lighting, 704 ; Small Rivets, 704; Water-Tube Boilers and Superheaters, 704; Precision Hexagon Bolts, Screws, Nuts and Plain Washers, 755; Steel-Wire Ropes for Lifts and Hoists, 755 ; Aircraft Grub Screws, 755 ; Aircraft Solid and Split Taper Pins, 755 Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., Gas- Discharge Tubes for Electronic Counting Circuits, 527 ; Sound-Reproduction Equipment for Royal Festival Hall, 540 ; Train- Describer System for York Railway Station, 689; Sound Transmitter, Kirk O’Shotts Television Station, 793 Standardisation and Simplification in Electrical Industry, 194
  • Stanley, R. C., the Late, 228
  • Starter, Cordite-Charge, for Aircraft Gas
  • Turbines (Rotax, Ltd.), 31*
  • — Motor. See Motors, Electric State Railways. See Railways Station, Euston, Improvements at, 321
  • — Power. See Power Stations
  • — Waterloo, Gate, at Festival' of Britain
  • Exhibition, 665*
  • Statistics, Trade. See Trade Stator for 60-MW Alternator, 305*
  • — for 29,400-kVA Alternator, 333*
  • — of Electrical Machine, Unbalanced Magnetic
  • Pull and Mechanised Stability of, 504*. See LETTER, 760
  • Staub 9-h.p. Petrol-Driven Motor Cultivator, 462* ; 12-h.p. Petrol-Driven Agricultural Tractor, 462*
  • Staythorpe Power Station, 500* Steam Boats. See Steamers
  • — Boilers. See' Boilers
  • — Consumption. See Coal Consumption
  • — Crane. See Crane
  • — Engines. See Engines
  • — High-Pressure, and Temperature, Re
  • searches on, 290
  • — Piping for High Pressures and High Tem
  • peratures, 471. See LETTER, 535
  • — Power Plant, Manchester College of Tech
  • nology, 362. See Erratum, 479
  • — Superheater. See Superheater
  • — Tables and International Heat Unit, 577.
  • See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • — Whistle, Invention of, 299
  • Steamers, Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 105, 568
  • — “ Dominia,” Model of, 728
  • — Electric Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Funnel, Full-Size, at Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition (J. I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd.), 730*
  • — Geared Turbines for. See Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — “ Great Eastern,” Model of, 728
  • — Launching of. See Launching
  • — Lost, Lloyd’s Statistics, 159, 479
  • — “ OrcadeS,” Model of Stern, 730*
  • — “ Oronsay,” Twin-Screw Passenger Liner,
  • 623*
  • — Propulsion of. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines ; Turbines ; Propellers
  • — Resistance of. See Ship Resistance
  • — Service on River Clyde, Development of, 165
  • — Stability of. See Ships; Stability of
  • — Statistics of Classification, Lloyd’s Register
  • Annual Report, 23
  • — “ Stirling Castle,” Union-Castle Liner,
  • Model of, 730*
  • — See also Engines ; Marine Propulsion;
  • Shipbuilding; Shipping; Ships; Turbines ; Warships; PARAGRAPH INDEX Steamships. See Ships ; Steamers ; Warships Steel, Alloy, Creep-Resisting, Researches on, 235*, 282, 380
  • — for Bevel Gears, 85
  • — Castings, Carbon-Steel, Specification, 31
  • — for Chemical and Petroleum Industries,
  • Specification, 59
  • Steel Co. of Australia, Pty., Ltd., Locomotive Wheel Centres, 803*
  • Steel Company of Wales, Ltd., 480-b.h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 158*
  • — Consumption by Industries, 683
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Drum Factory, Mobile, “ Van Leer ” (Metal
  • Containers, Ltd.), 135,188*
  • Specification, 388
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Steel, Dr. G. S., on Production of Tidal Power, 535*. See 392*, 427* ‘
  • Steel, Heat Treatment of. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • — for High Pressure and Temperature,
  • Researches on, 290
  • Temperature, for Gas Turbines, Symposium on, 227, 235*, 282, 313, 352, 380
  • — and Iron Corporation of Great Britain,
  • Composition of, 193
  • Exhibits, Festival of Britain Exhibition 696
  • Production in Europe, Statistics, 296 World Production Statistics, 683, 715
  • — Lining for Soap-Lake Siphon, 33*
  • —- Manufacture. See Metallurgy
  • — Microstructure of. See Microphotographs
  • — Mild, Fatigue Cracks and Stresses in, 637* “ Stoneclad ” Refractory Facing for, 763
  • — Nationalisation of, Composition of Iron and
  • Steel Corporation, 193
  • of, Parliamentary Debate on, 165
  • — for Naval Reduction Gearing, 55
  • Steel, Peech and Tozer Branch of United Steel Cos., Ltd., 230-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 777*
  • — Plain and Notched, Fatigue of, 259
  • — Bails. See Rails
  • — Bolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — Bopes. See Wire Ropes
  • — Scrap, Sources of, 716
  • — Statistics for Europe, First Quarterly
  • Bulletin on, 296
  • — Stress Distribution in. See Stress ; Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Supplies and Economic Survey for 1951, 406 for Engineering Industries, 8, 153, 183,
  • 337
  • — Tests of. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Tower for London-Birmingham Television
  • Link, 478*
  • — Tubes for Cycles and Motor Cycles, Specifi
  • cation, 659
  • — Works. See WorAs
  • Steelwork, Structural, Protective Treatment for, 443. See LETTER, 504
  • Steering Experiments with Model Ship, Badio- Controlled, 480*, 728
  • Stephen, A., and Sons, Ltd., 200 Years’ Ship-
  • • building (Beview), 712
  • Stephens, A., Inventor of Steam Whistle, 299
  • Stevens, J. C., on Forging Methods, 541*
  • Stewart and Gray, Ltd., “ Stoneclad ” Facing for Steel, 763
  • Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Trials at Corby Works Iron-Ore Sinter Plant, 761, 776
  • Stirling Boiler Co., Ltd., Boiler Plant for Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*; Boilers for Keadby Power Station, 596
  • " Stirling Castle,” Union-Castle Liner, Model of, 730*
  • Stock-Level Becorder for Blast-Furnace Operation at High-Top Pressure, 609
  • Stoeckicht, W. G., High-Speed Epicyclic Gearing, 117*
  • Stoker, Mechanical, for Peat, Portarlington Power Station, 390*
  • Stokes, B. O., Ltd., Landskrona Filters for Phosphoric-Acid Plant, 561*
  • “ Stoneclad ” Refractory Facing for Mild Steel, 763
  • Stoppering Machine, Automatic (Alite Machines, Ltd.), 187*
  • Storage Battery Drive. See Motor Truck Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 241*, 273*, 305*. See Erratum, 326
  • Stove Drying for Foundry Moulds and Cores, 125, 174
  • Strachan <fc Henshaw, Ltd., “ Pillowpac ” Confectionery Packer, 186* ; 20-ton Bota- side Wagon Tippler, 593
  • Strain-Gauge Load-Cell (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 457*
  • — See also Stress
  • Strain and Bobertson, Kirkwall Power Station,
  • 1 599
  • Street Lighting, Cast-Iron Columns for, Specification, 704
  • — Bailway. See Tramways
  • — See also Roads
  • Strength of Materials. See Stress and Tests (Materials)
  • Stress-Ageing Treatment of Copper-, Iron- and Aluminium-Base Alloys, 340
  • — Alternating and Combined. See Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Analysis, Experimental, Handbook of (Be
  • view), 308
  • Experimental, Introduction to (Beview), 308
  • — Corrosion Cracking, Besearches on, 443.
  • See LETTER, 504
  • — Design, in Fillet-Weld Connections, 439
  • — Distribution in Beams and Plastic Theory,
  • 212*
  • — in Dome of Discovery, 454
  • — Internal, Effect on Behaviour of Members
  • in Plastic Bange, 212*
  • — in Light-Alloy Bailway Coach Body, 706*
  • — in Long Welded Bails, 22
  • — Optical Determination of. Soo Photo-Elastic
  • — Baiser, Fatigue Crack as, Investigations on,
  • 637*
  • — Repetitions. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • Strip Material, “ Productafeed ” Unit for (Birmingham Tool and Gauge Co., Ltd.), 634*
  • — Metal, Non-Ferrous, Cold-Working of, 340,
  • 395, 473. See Erratum, 497
  • Structural Features of Boyal Festival Hall, 538*
  • — and Mechanical Development Engineers,
  • Ltd., Girders for Dome of Discovery, 454* ; Aluminium-Alloy Hangar, London Airport, 654*
  • — Steelwork. See Steelwork
  • — Theory and Design (Beview), 308
  • Structure, Contemporary, in Architecture (Beview), 276
  • — Corrosion of, Use of Aluminium in Com
  • bating, 737
  • — Laboratory of Cement and Concrete Asso
  • ciation, 602*
  • — and Materials, Engineering, Inelast Be
  • haviour of (Beview), 525
  • Structure, Reinforced-Concrete. See Concrete,
  • Reinforced
  • — Besearch on Cambridge University, 507
  • — Bigid-Frame, Investigations on Behaviour
  • of, 212*
  • Struts for Dome of Discovery (Tubewrights, Ltd.), 455*. See LETTER, 600
  • — Floor, Mean Loads on, 179*. See LETTER,
  • 535
  • — Steel, for “ Skyion,” 589*
  • — See also Columns
  • Struthers, B. A., the Late, 504
  • Studios, Broadcasting, Test of Acoustics of, 794*
  • Sturtevant Engineering Co., Ltd., Dust Precipitation for Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 244*
  • Submarine Boats. See Warships
  • Substation, Barnborough, Yorkshire, 638
  • — Beddington, 132-kV Air-Blast Circuit
  • Breaker 89*
  • — Lutterade, Holland, 100-MVA 220/150-kV
  • Transformers, 128*
  • — 132-kV, Skelton Grange Power Station, 404* Subway, Yonge-Street, Toronto, -177* Sugar-Beet Top Saver (Catchpole Engineering
  • Co., Ltd.), 696*
  • Sulphur, Chilean, Measures for Exploitation, 759
  • Sulphuric Acid Plant at Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*
  • Sulzer Brothers, 960-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 285*
  • Summers, J., and Sons, Ltd., 42-in. Slabbing Mill at Shotton, 1*
  • Sunstrand Duplex Four-Station Milling Machine, 709
  • “ Super Inch ” Pipeline, Topock to Milpitas, 613*
  • Superheaters, Internal and Water-Tube Boilers, Specification, 704
  • — for Peat-Burning Boilers, 390*
  • — Tube, Welded, Specification, 205 Supermarine Vickers “ S6B ” Seaplane, 749* Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, Immingham Factory for, 526*, 560*, 592*
  • Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Swann Diploma Regulations, 54 ; Annual Dinner, 472
  • Supply, Ministry of, Bestrictions on Use of Zinc, Copper and Brass, 19 ; Licensing of Iron and Steel Manufacture, 77; Appointments to Iron and Steel Corporation, 193; Courses on Use of Radioactive Isotopes, 249; High-Speed Cine Camera, 458* ; British Experimental Pile at Harwell, 464* ; Bestrictions Due to Shortage of Strategic Metals, 501; European Purchasing Commission, 567; Control of Machine Tool Deliveries, 567; Wind Tunnel at Cambridge University, 677*
  • Surface' Condensers. See Condensers
  • — Errors, Interferometers for Measuring, 664
  • — Texture, Assessment of, Specification, 272,
  • 409
  • Surge Chamber, Lavey Hydro-Electric Scheme, 333*
  • Survey Committee, Inland Water, Annual Beport, 791
  • Surveying Instruments, Principles and Use- of (Beview), 308
  • — Principles of (Beview), 308
  • Suspended Offices, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Suspension Bridge. See Bridge
  • — and Transmission in Bolling Stock, Effect on
  • Behaviour, 136, 216
  • Sussex, Crawley, Prestressed-Concrete Boad at, 185*
  • Swift, Prof. H. W., on Shearing of Metal Bars, 493
  • Swinden House Besearch Laboratories, Botherham, 128
  • Swinton, Yorkshire, Electric-Cooker Factory of General Electric Co., Ltd., 432*
  • Switchgear, 6-kV, Barnborough Substation, 638
  • — Circuit Breaker, 750-MVA 38-5-kV (Brush
  • Electrical Co., Ltd.), 520
  • — — Breakers, Air-Blast 132 to 400-kV Out
  • door (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 89*
  • — — Breaker, Metalclad, 150-MVA 11-kV
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 523*
  • — Flameproof, Air-Insulated (A. Beyrolle &
  • Co., Ltd.), 521*
  • — Insulating Oil for, Specification, 444 —- Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 334*
  • — Metalclad 11-kV (Crompton Parkinson,
  • Ltd.), 549*
  • Verticle-Plugging (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 517*
  • — Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 369*.
  • See LETTER, 472
  • — Portarlington Power Station, 391
  • — for Be-Signalling Apparatus at York Bail
  • way Station, 689*
  • — for South-Western Distribution Area, 206*
  • — Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 306*
  • — Switch, Air-Break, 25-MVA 550-Volt (Gen
  • eral Electric Co., Ltd.), 524*
  • — — Flameproof, and Fuse-Distribution Board
  • (A. Beyrolle and Co., Ltd.), 521*
  • “ Shunt-Arc ” (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 697*
  • Switzerland, Industrial Research in (Review), 525
  • — Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 333*
  • Sykes, W. R., Interlocking Signal Co., Ltd., Vehicle Counter for Road-Traffic Censuses, 295*
  • Symbols, Graphical, for Instrumentation, Specification, 388
  • TABLES, Steam, and International Heat Unit, 577. See LETTERS, 728, 792
  • Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge, Aerodynamic Research on Destruction, 270
  • Tagg, J R., on Wind and Gust-Measuring Instruments, 146
  • Tanganyika Electric Supply Co., Pangani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 368*. See LETTER 472
  • — Railway 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, 220* Tank, Experimental, Comparisons Between
  • Model and Full-Scale Results of Ship Resistance, 399
  • Laminar and Turbulent Flow in Tests, 378, 767, 800*
  • —- — Ship Model and Expanded Resistance Data Sheets (Review), 90
  • Ships, Radio-Controlled, Model Demonstration, 728
  • — — Steering Experiments with Radio-Con
  • trolled Model Ship, 480*
  • — — See also Ship Resistance
  • — Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Military, “ Comet,” Overhaul of, 719*
  • Development of Design of, 50
  • — Oil Storage, Bankside Power Station, 564*
  • — Ships, Motor. See Motorships ; Oil Tankers
  • — Steamers. See Steamers ; Oil Tankers Tantalum 182, Use for Gamma Radiography,
  • 327*
  • Tapes, Sealing, Specification, 388
  • Tapping Machine. . See Machine Tools
  • Tapsell, H. J., on Tension and Torsion Testing Machine, 58*
  • Tar Macadam and Hot Asphalt for Roads, Dryer and Mixer for (Millars’ Machinery Co., Ltd.), 522*
  • Tasker, H. S., on Institute of Metals Finances, 106. See LETTERS, 50, 166, 292. See 47
  • Taylor, E. G., on Report of Mechanical-Handling Productivity Team, 49
  • Taylor, W. H., on Drying of Foundry Moulds and Cores, 125, 174
  • Teaching. See NdwcaZion
  • Technical College and Education. See Education
  • Technical Institutions, Advisability of Joint Meetings of, 600
  • — Societies. See Institutions and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Technology and Engineering, History of: Man the Maker (Review), 680
  • Telcon Story, 1850-1950 (Review), 35
  • “ Telecinema,” Festival of Britain Exhibition, 782
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, Growth in Employment in Ships, 717
  • See also Radar; Radio ; Television —- See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX Telephone-Equipment Industry, Position and Prospects in, 247
  • — Handset Mould (B.I.P. Tools, Ltd.), 601* Telephony, Long-Distance, Developments, 687
  • — See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Wireless. See Radar ; Radio ; Television Teleprinter Installation for Electrical Transmission Control Centres, 51*
  • Telescope, Reflecting, Developments in, 297* Television-Equipment Industry, Position and Prospects in, 248
  • — Pictures, Electronically-Controlled Shutter
  • for, 728
  • — Projector, “ Telecinema,” Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 782
  • — Radio-Relay Link, London-Birmingham,
  • 447*, 477*
  • — Research, Optical Equipment for, 793*
  • — Station, Holme Moss, 20
  • — Transmitting Station, Kirk O’Shotts, 793 Telfer, Prof. E. V., on Further Ship Resistance
  • Similarity, 399
  • Temperature Controller, Electronic (Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd.), 489*
  • — High, and High Pressures, Steam Piping for,
  • 471. See LETTER, 535
  • — Measurement. See Thermometers Tempering. See Heat Treatment under AfetaZ-
  • lurgy
  • Tenders, Locomotive. See Locomotive Tennant, W. J., the Late, 196
  • Tensile Tests. See Tests (Materials) Tensioning Frame for Guys of “ Skyion,” 592* Tercentenary Celebrations, Hay’s Wharf, Ltd., 727
  • Terminals for Railway Electric-Signalling Apparatus, Specification, 412
  • Ternary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Tests. Aeronautical. See Aerowawiics
  • — of 275-kV Air-Blast Circuit Breaker, 90*
  • — Apparatus, Weathering, Accelerated (J. B.
  • Marr and Co., Ltd.), 57*
  • — of Bevel Gears, 85*
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — for Dimensional Stability of Gauges, 141*
  • — of 750-kW Gas Turbine, 358*, 384*, 416*
  • — 1,200-s.h.p. Marine Gas-Turbine Alternator
  • Set, 211*. See LETTER, 322*

Tests (Materials) :

  • Bending Moments in Light-Alloy Units for Railway Coach Body, 706*
  • — and Tension Tests of Metals, Combined,
  • Machine for, 58*
  •  ? — and Torsion Tests of Concrete, Machine for, 21*
  • Creep Tests, Government Appeal for Further Work, 792
  • — — Specification, 114
  • Elastic Constants, Determination by Quartz Oscillator, 653
  • Fatigue Tests, Government Appeal for Further Work, 792
  • — — of Mild Steel, 637*
  • of Steel and Aluminium-Alloy, 259
  • — Testing Machines, Modified Schenk Type, 652*
  • Multiple-Unit Machine for, National Physical Laboratory, 459*, 729
  • Hardness Tests, Diamond Indenter, “Pene- trascope ” (Cabul Tool Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • Stress Determination, Optical. See Photo-Elastic
  • Stresses in Materials and Structures. See Stress
  • Tensile Tests, 100-ton Machines for Making (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 582* Machine for Making (S. Denison and Son, Ltd.), 486*
  • Tension and Torsion Tests of Metals,' Combined, Testing Machine for, 58*
  • Tests (Materials)—continued.
  • Tests, Mechanical, of High-Temperature Steels and Alloys, 235*, 282, 381
  • Tester, Hardness (Cabul Tool Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • Testing Apparatus, Accelerated Weathering (J. B. Marr and Co.; Ltd.), 57*
  • — Laboratory, Manchester College of Technology, 363*
  • — Machine, 75-h.p., for Ball Bearings, 111*
  • — — Combined Bending and Torsion, for
  • Concrete, 21*
  • for Combined Tension and Torsion, 58*
  • Fatigue, 60-ton Direct-Stress, 80* Fatigue, Modified Schenk Type, 652*
  • — — Fatigue, Multiple-Unit, National
  • Physical Laboratory, 459*, 729
  • Hardness, Diamond Indenter, “ Penetrascope ” (Cabul Tool Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • 100-ton Tensile (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 582*
  • Tensile (S. Denison and Son, Ltd.), 486*
  • — Supersonic, of Welded Pressure Vessels, 29*
  • Torsion and Bending Tests of Concrete, 21*
  • — and Tension Tests of Metals, Combined,
  • Testing Machine for, 58*
  • Tests, Mobile and Stationary, of Standard 4-6-2 Type Locomotives, 631*
  • — Model, of Dome of Discovery, 454*
  • — Peeling, for Adhesive Bonded Sheets, 145*
  • — Performance, of Mallet Locomotive, 645*
  • — of Pipe Joints for Hydraulic Power Trans
  • mission, 349, 413*
  • — Pressure, of de Havilland “ Comet ”
  • Aeroplane, 607*
  • — Scragging of Railway Laminated Springs,
  • 151*
  • — for Watches, Supersession of Kew “A”
  • Test, 135
  • Tester, Audio (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 410*
  • — Hardness (Cabul Tool Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • — Insulation (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 425* Testing Laboratory, Manchester College of
  • Technology, 363*
  • See also National Physical
  • — Machine, 75-h.p., for Ball Bearings, 111*
  • Combined Bending and Torsion, for Concrete, 21*
  • for Combined Tension and Torsion, 58* for Escalator Handrail Joints, 331* Fatigue, 60-ton Direct-Stress, 80* —- — Fatigue, Modified Schenk Type, 652* Fatigue, Multiple-Unit, National Physical Laboratory, 459*, 729
  • Hardness, Diamond Indenter, “ Penetrascope ” (Cabul Tool Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • — — for Pipe Joints for Hydraulic Power
  • Transmission, 349, 413*
  • Tensile, 100-ton (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 682*
  • Tensile (S. Denison and Son, Ltd.), 486*
  • — — See also Tests (Materials)
  • — Materials, American Society for, Book of
  • Standards (Review), 744
  • — of Motive Power Machinery, 107,137*, 201*,
  • 265*
  • — of Naval Reduction Gearing, 56*
  • — Plant at Cement and Concrete Association,
  • 602*
  • — Rubber Latex, Methods of, Specification, 31
  • — Soils, Procedure for (Review), 424
  • — Station, Rugby Locomotive, Tests of
  • Standard 4-6-2 Type Locomotive, 631*
  • —? Supersonic, of Welded Pressure Vessels, 29*
  • — Thermal, of Steam Boilers (Review), 649
  • — Vulcanised Rubber, Methods of, Specifica
  • tion, 82
  • — See also Tests (Materials); Trials Text-Books. See LITERATURE INDEX Textile Industry, Productivity Measurement
  • in, 568
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects
  • in, 309
  • Texture, Surface, Assessment of, Specification, 272, 409
  • Thackrah, Dr. D. G., on Water Hammer in Pumping Main, 77
  • Thall, Dr. B. M., on Modification of Aluminium- Silicon Alloys, 492
  • Thames, River, Battersea Bridge, Reopening of, 78; Temporary Bridges Over, for Festival of Britain, 423* ; 555* ; Committee on Effluents in, 503; Wall at South Bank Exhibition, 666
  • Thermal Efficiency of British Power Stations, 476
  • — Testing of Steam Boilers (Review), 649
  • — Treatment, Metals. See Heat Treatment
  • under AfeZaWww
  • Thermic Equipment and Engineering Co., Ltd., Slot-Forge Gas-Fired Furnace, 486*
  • Thermodynamics, Properties of Refrigerating Media, Specification, 659
  • — Research at East Kilbride Laboratory, 80,
  • 112
  • —- Steam Pressures and Temperatures in Boiler of Mallet Locomotive, 645*
  • Thermometers for Steam Engines, 137
  • Thickness Measuring of Thin Metal Films, Apparatus for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 425*
  • Thompson Brothers (Bilston), Ltd., Motor Vehicle for Fuelling Aircraft, 546*
  • Thompson, Dr. J. F., on Canadian Nickel Industry, 559
  • Thorntonhall Machinability Laboratory, 112* Thornycroft, J. I., and Co., Ltd., Peruvian River Gunboat “ Ucayali,” 353*; 600-ton
  • Floating Dock, 353; Launch of H.M. Destroyer Duchess,” 481; “ Mezzo ”
  • Folding Deck and Grain Division for Ships, 611* ; Full-Size Steamer Funnel at Festival of Britain Exhibition, 730*
  • Thorpe’s Dictionary of Applied Chemistry, Vol. X, Plagioclase-Sodium (Review), 35
  • Threads, Screw. See Screw
  • Ticehurst, F. G., the Late, 78
  • Tides, Production of Power from, 392*, 27*. See LETTER; 535*
  • Timber Development Association, Waterloo ' Station Gate, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 665*
  • — Research by Forest Products Research
  • Board, 185
  • Time-Study Methods in Brick Laying; Accuracy of, 353
  • Timer, Process (Londex, Ltd.), 518*
  • Tins for Paints and Varnishes, Sizes of, Specification, 388
  • — Research Institute, Opening of New Labora
  • tories, Greenford, 698
  • Titanium in Iron and Steel, Chemical Analyses for, Specification, 497
  • Todd, J. D., on Waterproofing Electrical- Resistance Strain Gauges, 67*
  • Tolerances in Machine Work. See Gauges
  • — for Steel Drop and Upset Forgings, Specifi
  • cation, 627
  • Tollerton, Derailment of Train Near, Report on, 40
  • Tools, Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Pneumatic. See Machine Tools
  • Toothed Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • Tops, Theory and Applications of (Review), 246 Topock-Milpitas Natural-Gas Pipeline, California, 613*
  • Toronto Transportation Commission, Yonge- Street Subway, 177*
  • Torpedo Boats and Destroyers. See Warships Torque Meters. See Dynamometers ; Torsionmeters
  • Torsion Tests. See Tests (Materials) Torsionmeters for Engine Testing, 108, 265
  • — See also Dynamometers
  • Tower, Cooling, Huncoat Power Station, 660*
  • — — Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756*
  • — — Portarlington Power Station, 391*
  • — Crane, with Aluminium-Alloy Jib, 771*
  • — Shot, Beacon, Festival of Britain Exhibi
  • tion, 782*
  • — Steel, for London-Birmingham Television
  • Link, 478*
  • — Transmission, Aerials on, 115*
  • Town Gas. See Gas
  • — Planning, Effect on Public, 503
  • Towndrow, R. P., on Blast-Furnace Operation at High-Top Pressure, 575, 607*
  • Trabon Engineering Corporation, Automatic Metered Lubricating System, 71*
  • Track, Railway, Buckled; Train Derailment Due to, 40
  • Developments in Great Britain, 685 “ Trackmaster ” Tractor, Bulldozing Equipment for, 484*
  • Traction Dynamometer. See Dynamometer
  • — Electric. See Railways ; Tramways Tractor, Agricultural, 16-h.p. (J.-M. Gloppe),
  • 430*
  • — — 23/30-h.p. (R6gie Nationale des Usines
  • Renault), 462*
  • with Cutter Bar (Etablissements Patis- sier), 430*
  • 20-h.p. Diesel-Engined (Cie. Bolinder’s), 461*
  • — — Diesel-Engined (Soci6t6 de GGrance de la
  • Manufacture d’Armes de Paris), 461*
  • Exhibits at Festival of Britain Exhibition, 695*
  • — — 12-h.p. Petrol-Driven (Soci6t6 des Trac-
  • teurs et Motoculters Staub), 462*
  • Production of, 91. See 259 and LETTERS, ’260, 350
  • 40-h.p. Single-Cylinder Diesel-Engined (Soci6t6 Fran<;aise de Materiel Agricole et Industriel), 462*
  • Three-Wheeled (Ateliers Faverolles), 430* Three-Wheeled (Etablissements Bugaud Pdre et Fils), 431*
  • 22-h.p. Three-Wheeled (Gamier et Cie.), 460*
  • — Mounted Rock Drill (Holman Brothers,
  • Ltd.), 23*. See Erratum, 86
  • — Pipe-Laying, "Mighty Antar,” Diesel-Engine
  • Driven (Transport Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd.), 751*
  • — Six-Wheel Cross-Country, “ Explorer,” Die
  • sel-Engine Driven (Scammell Lorries, Ltd.), 752*
  • — “ Trackmaster,” Bulldozing Equipment for
  • (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 484*
  • — Vineyard, 23-h.p. Three-Wheeled (Etablisse
  • ments Emile Rfignier), 460*
  • Trade, Agricultural Machinery, 91, 259. See LETTERS, 260, 350
  • — Commerce and Industry, Recruitment and
  • Selection of Personnel in (Review), 163
  • — Disputes. See Labour -and Trade Societies
  • in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  • — Export, Agricultural-Machinery, 91. See
  • 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • — — Aircraft, 213
  • — —- Boiler-Plant, 124
  • — Electrical Engineering, 123
  • Electrical- Equipment, 246
  • Electrical- Machinery, 123, 246
  • — Engineering, European, 597
  • and Import Statistics of Engineering and Allied Industries, 8. 36, 64, 91, 122, 153, 183, 213, 246, 278, 309, 337, 364. See Errafum, 93. See 259 and LETTERS, 260, 350
  • Iron and Steel, 9
  • Locomotive and Rolling-Stock, 278
  • Machine-Tool, 65. See Nrrafwm, 93
  • Marine-Engineering, 183
  • Metal Goods, 8
  • Mining Machinery, 122
  • Motor Cycles and Cycles, 215
  • Motor Vehicle, 9,153
  • Radio Equipment, 248
  • Shipbuilding and Marine-Engineering 182,183
  • Telephone Equipment, 247
  • Textile Machinery, 309
  • — Import, United Kingdom,-Iron Ore, 715
  • — Marks, Patentsand Designs, Annual Report
  • of Comptroller-General, 759
  • Trade Publications, 32,101,148,176, 208, 240, 272, 332, 388, 420, 452, 480, 516, 580, 611, 675, 708, 738, 766, 787. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Union Membership and Professional Engi
  • neers, 694
  • — — See Labour and Trade Societies in PARA
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Traffic Congestion, London, Report on, 257
  • .— Road, Censuses, Vehicle Counter for (W. R. Sykes Interlocking Signal Co., Ltd.), 295*
  • —- and Road Investigations of Road Research Board, 406
  • Trailer, Sideways-Tipping (P. Francois), 463*
  • Train Derailment near Mansfield, Report on 401
  • — Describer System, York Station (Standard
  • Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 689
  • — Passenger, Fire in, near Beattock Summit,
  • Report on, 330
  • — See also Railway
  • Training. See Education
  • Tramway, Electric, First in London, Jubilee of, 377
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Transfer, Heat, Research on, East Kilbride Laboratory, 112
  • Transformer, 64-MVA 230-kV (Ferranti, Ltd.), 11*
  • — for Bankside Power Station, 564
  • — 66/11-kV, Barnborough Substation, 638
  • — Insulating Oilfor, Specification, 444
  • — Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 334*
  • — 100-MVA 220/150-kV Lutterade Substation,
  • Holland, 128*
  • — Portarlington Power Station, 392
  • — Their Principles and Design (Review), 617
  • — Regulation Diagrams for, 277*
  • — for South-Western Distribution Area, 207
  • — 75-M VA, Stourport “ B ’’PowerStation,306 Transmission. Dynamometer. See Dynamometer ; Torsionmeter
  • — Electric, Ship Propulsion. See Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — of Power. See Marine Propulsion ; Power
  • i Transmission
  • — and Suspension in Rolling Stock, Effect on
  • Behaviour, 136, 216
  • Transmitter for London-Birmingham Television Link, 447*
  • — Picture, Portable for Photographs (Muir-
  • head and Co., Ltd.), 303*
  • — 12-Watt Fixed, for Radio Communications
  • for Power Systems, 114*
  • — for Wrotham Radio Station (Marconi’s
  • Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 158
  • Transport, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — and Communications Building, Festival of
  • Britain Exhibition, 665*, 730*, 749*
  • — Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd., Motor
  • Vehicle for Middle East, 198*; “ Mighty Antar ” Diesel-Driven Pipe-Laying Tractor, 751*
  • — Ministry of, Report on Derailment of Train
  • near Tollerton, 40; Standard 4-6-2 Mixed- Traffic Locomotive, British Railways, 126*, 341*, 731*; Report on London Traffic Congestion, 257 ; -Investigations on Severn Bridge, 270* ; Report on Fire in Passenger Train near Beattock Summit, 330 ; Report on derailment of Trains, near Mansfield, 401
  • — Motor. See Road; Motor
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — Road. See Road ; Motor
  • — in Scotland, Developments in, 165 Transporter, 8-ton, for Peat, Portarlington
  • Power Station, 390*
  • Travelling Crane. See Crane .
  • Treloar, Dr. L. R. G., on Properties of Rubber, 321
  • Trenching Machine, " Buckeye,” for Topock- Milpitas Pipeline, 615*
  • Tretol, Ltd., Chemiprufe Lacquer for Roof of Dome of Discovery, 455
  • Trial Trips and Launches of Ships, 32, 56, 88, 116,148,176,191, 240, 263. 303, 332, 388, 416, 452, 481, 512, 546, 574, 612, 643, 676, 707, 735, 755, 802
  • — See also Tests
  • Trigonometrical Indicator (Adremath Com- putator Co., Ltd.), 667
  • Triodes, Gasfilled (Thyratrons), Industrial Applications of (Review), 276
  • Triple-Expansion Engines. See Kngrines, Steam Trowel and Hoe Blades, Rolling Mill for (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 481*
  • Truck, Fork-Lift, Battery-Driven Three-Wheel (Conveyancer Fork Truck Co.), 581*
  • Lift, for Gas Pipeline Construction, 615*
  • — See also Bogie
  • “ Trugrip ” Chuck, 634
  • Tubbs, R., Dome of Discovery, 423*, 453*
  • Tube, Boiler and Superheater, Welded, Specification, 205
  • — Descaling Plant, Sodium-Hydride (Accles &
  • Pollock, Ltd.), 173
  • —- Furnace, Seamless Steel, for Petroleum Industry, Specification, 627
  • — and Pipes, Steel, for Pressure Vessels,
  • Specification, 232
  • — Railways. See Underground Railways;
  • London Transport Executive
  • — Scotch Marine Boiler, Researches in Corro
  • sion of, 79
  • — Steel for Cycles and Motor Cycles, Specifica
  • tion, 659
  • — See also Pipes
  • Tubewrights, Ltd., Struts for Dome of Discovery, 455*. See LETTER, 600
  • Tungsten Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • — Shortage of, 501
  • Tunnel, Water, Model,for Cavitation Research, 728
  • — Woodhead-Dunford Bridge, Construction,
  • 785*
  • Turbine, Gas, British, Story of Development (Review), 759
  • — — Courses at School of Gas-Turbine Tech
  • nology, 199
  • Developments of, 265
  • Turbine, Gas, Problems in Development of Whittle Engine, 298
  • High-Temperature Steels for, Symposium on, 227,235*, 282, 313, 352, 380
  • 1,200-s.h.p. Marine (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 209*. See LETTER, 322*
  • Motor Car, Experimental, Rover Co., Ltd., 751*
  • 750-kW Operating Experiences, 358*, 384*, 416*
  • Week at Festival of Britain Exhibition, 630
  • Whittle, Original Jet Engine, 749*
  • Work of Ministry of Fuel and Power on, 70
  • See also Engines under Aeronautics
  • — Hydraulic, in Canada, Developments in
  • 1950, 228
  • Francis, 3,600-h.p. and 7,200 h.p., Pan- gani Falls Hydro-Electric Scheme, 368*. See LETTER, 472
  • Kaplan, 300-kW (Boving and Co., Ltd.), 38*
  • Kaplan, 33,000-h.p. Lavey Hydro-Electric Plant, 333*
  • for Tidal Power Production, 393*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*.
  • Turgo, 500-kW (G. Gilkes and Gordon, Ltd.), 39*
  • See also Power Plant
  • — Pumps. See Pumps, Centrifugal
  • — Steam, Aerodynamic Investigation of Losses
  • in Available Energy of Blades, 773*
  • • Blading for. See Blading
  • and Their Cycles (Review), 337
  • Marine, Geared. See Marine Propulsion Parsons, Introduction, Development and Testing of, 137, 265*
  • Pass-Out, for Immingham Factory for Fertiliser Manufacture, 592*
  • Stal-LjUngstrom, 12-5-MW, Portarling- ton Power Station, 391*
  • 60-MW, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 274*, 305*
  • See also Turfto-Gewerators
  • — Steamers. See Steamers ; Warships
  • “ Turbinia,” S.S., Tests of, 202*, 265*
  • Turbo-Blower, 440-h.p., Immingham Factory for Superphosphate Fertiliser Manufacture, 526*
  • Turbo-Generator, 52-5-MW, Agecroft Power Station, 346*
  • 75-MW, Barking “ C ” Power Station, 628
  • 30-MW, Blackwall Point Power Station (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 692*
  • for Brighton “B” Power Station (Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd.), 724*
  • in British Power Stations 1950 Statistics, 96. See Nrratum, 188
  • 50-MW, Bromborough Power Station, 374*
  • 52 • 5-MW and 60-MW, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 788
  • 52-5-MV, Croydon “ B ” Power Station, 256*
  • Electrical Dynamic Balancing Machine for Rotors, 138*
  • 30-MW, for Huncoat Power StatioD (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 660*
  • Hydrogen Coolers for (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • 60-MW, Keadby Power Station, 596 60-MW Littlebrook “ B ” Power Station, 468*
  • 52-5 MW (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), for Nechells “ B ” Power Station, 756*
  • 800-kW, S.S. “ Oronsay,” 624*
  • r- 50-MW, Poole Power Station, 288
  • Production and Trade in, 123
  • 32-MW, Rye House Power Station, 532
  • 60-MW, f-Scale Model (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 697*
  • 60-MW, Skelton Grange Power Station, 404*
  • Stal-Ljiingstrom, 12-5-MW, Portarling- ton Power Station, 391*
  • 60-MW, Staythorpe Power Station, 500* 60-MW, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 274*, 305*
  • in Thermal Power Stations, 320
  • for Tidal Power Production, 392*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • 30-MW, Westwood Power Station, 436
  • Turbulent and Laminar Flow, and Ship Resistance, 378, 767, 800*
  • Turner, Prof. T., the Late, 197
  • Turning. See Machine Tools
  • Twentieth Century, Developments in, 17 Two-Basin System for Production of Tidal
  • Power, 392*, 427*. See LETTER, 535*
  • Tyne Dock Engineering Co., Ltd., Tower Crane with Aluminium-Alloy Jib, 771*
  • Tyre, Railway, Testing of, Acton Repair Shops, 12
  • Wheel, Rolling Mill for, 68*
  • Wheel, Influence on Mileage of Rolling Stock,136
  • — and Wheels, Mechanical Handling Plant for
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., 621*
  • "UCAYALI,” Peruvian River Gunboat, 353*
  • U.D. Engineering Co., Ltd., Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 741*
  • Underframe for Standard Coaches for British Railways, 370*
  • — for Standardised Railway Carriages, 87,113
  • Underground Gasification of Coal, Experiments on, 7o, 227
  • -« of Coal in United States, 513*
  • — Hydro-Electric Plant, Lavey, Switzerland, 333*
  • — Railway Planning and Construction, 685 Toronto, Yonge-Street Subway, 177* See also London Transport Executive Ultrasonics, Determination of Elastic Constants by,264
  • Unicorn and Lion Building, Festival of Britain Exhibition, 666*
  • Union-Castle Liner “ Stirling Castle,” Model of, 730*
  • — Trade. See Labour and Trade Societies in
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Units, Measuring, Metric versus Imperial, 598, 744
  • —• M.K.S. System of, Decisions on, 599
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Survey of European Engineering Industry, 597
  • — States, Aspects of Blast-Furnace Situation
  • in, 760
  • Bureau of Mines, Report on Oil-Shale Mining in Spain, 81; Experiments on Gasification of Coal, 513*
  • — — Bureau of Reclamation, Report on
  • Central-Valley Project, California, 48; Soap-Lake Siphon, Columbia River Project, 33*
  • Mechanical Handling in, 49
  • National Bureau of Standards, Report on Conference on Weights and Measures, 617
  • '? Production of Plastics in, 364
  • Productive Efficiency in, 239 Productivity Teams’ Visits to, 10, 36, 66, 123, 279, 309, 338
  • Railways. See Railways
  • Thermal Power Stations in, Report on, 320
  • Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry, Productivity Team’s Visit to, Report, 629 See also America
  • United Steel Companies, Ltd., Swinden House Research Laboratories, 128; 230-h.p.,
  • Diesel-Electric Locomotives for Steel, Peech and Tozer Works, 777*
  • Universities, Aims of National Research Development Corporation, 39
  • — Birmingham, Graduate School of Thermo
  • dynamics, 493; Foundry Productivity Conference, 566
  • — Cambridge, Investigations on Behaviour of
  • Rigid-Frame Structures, 212*; Endowment of Chair of Electrical Engineering at, 291; Researches on Corrosion, 443. See LETTER, 504; Engineering Research at, Report on, 507; Postgraduate Course in Structures and Materials, 623; Wind Tunnel at, 677* ; Exhibits at Institution of Civil Engineers’ Conversazione, 728
  • — College, London, Annual Report, 471
  • — Leeds, Fuel Industries Research, Annual Report, 695
  • — London, and Federation of British Indus
  • tries, Discussion on University Graduates in Industry, 694
  • — Oxford, Engineering Laboratory, Water proofing Electrical-Resistance Strain Gauges, 67*
  • — See also Education
  • Urquhart, Lindsay and Robertson Orchar, Gun-Boring Lathe, 719*
  • VACUUM Brake. See Brake
  • — High, Technique of (Review), 555
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Vallance, L. S., on Time-Study Methods in Brick Laying, 353
  • Valves, Automatic, Condenser and Oil Separator, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, 741*
  • — Diaphragm-Operated (Saunders Valve Co., Ltd.), 490*
  • — Equipment for Blast-Furnace Operation at High-Top Pressure, 607*
  • — Expansion, Thermostatic (British Thermostat Co., Ltd.), 60*
  • — Gas, Burner, Automatic Pilot-Controlled (British Thermostat Co., Ltd.), 240*
  • — Ignitron, Water-Cooled High-Voltage (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 458
  • — for Preventing Water Hammer in Pumping Mains, 77
  • — Safety, Torsion-Bar, Stourport “ B ” Power Station, 242*
  • “ Van Leer ” Mobile Steel-Drum Factory, 135, 188*
  • Varatio-Strateline Gears, Ltd., Reduction Gearbox, 520*
  • Variable-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Varnishes and Paints, Sizes of Tins for, Specification, 388
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Mechanical Handling Plant for Wheels and Tyres, 621*
  • Vehicle Counter for Road-Traffic Censuses (W. R. Sykes Interlocking Signal Cd., Ltd.), 295*
  • “ Velotrol ” Speed Control for Electric Motors, 221
  • “ Velutina,” Oil Tanker, Model of Stern, 730* Ventilating and Heating Engineers, Institution of. See Heating
  • Ventilation and Heating in Iron Foundries, 269
  • — in Mines, Need for, 608
  • — Standard Gode for, 59
  • Vessels, Pressure, Welded, Supersonic Testing of, 29*
  • Viaduct. See Bridges
  • Vibration, Mechanical (Review), 35. See .Erratum, 246
  • Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., Research on Pipe
  • Joints for Hydraulic Power Transmission, 349, 413* ; Motorship “ Credo,” 483* ; Hydraulic Press for Aircraft Components, 641*. See Erratum, 684; S.S. “Oronsay,” 623*
  • Vickers Group of Companies, Exhibition of
  • Products of, 559
  • — Supermarine “ S6B ” Seaplane;, 749*
  • Visegrip Products, Ltd.,Visegrip Drum Closure, 186
  • Visitors, Overseas, British Council Courses for,
  • 50
  • Voice, E. W., on Effect of Controlled Variables on Sinter Quality, 761, 776; on Factors Affecting Iron-Ore Sinter Quality, 761, 776; on Radioactive Indicators for Blast Furnace Refractory Wear, 761
  • Voith Hydraulic Transmission for 100-h.p.
  • Diesel Mine Locomotive, 720*
  • Vulcan Foundry, Ltd., Locomotive Wheel Centres, 803*
  • Vulcan-Sinclair Fluid Coupling, 396*
  • WAGES. SQee Labour; PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Wagons, Motor. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors
  • Wainwright, C., on Tests for Dimensional Stability of Gauges, 141*
  • Wakefield, C. C., and Co., Ltd., Locating Pipeline Cleaner by Radioactivity, 599
  • Wales Gas Board, Use of Butane as Town Gas, 721
  • Wall, River, South Bank Exhibition, 666
  • Wall, Dr. T. F., on Coupling of Electric Power Stations, 94*, 119*. See LETTERS, 229, 281*
  • Wallis, R. A., on High-Efficiency Sheet-Metal Blades for Axial-Flow Fans, 681*
  • Wans, O., the Late, 168,196*
  • War Experiences with Naval Reduction Gearing, 25*
  • — Flying Boats in, 268
  • — Office, Bailey Bridge Over River Thames for Festival of Britain Exhibition, 557*
  • Warfare, Use of Aircraft in. See Aeronautics
  • — Naval. See Warships

Warships :

  • Admiralty Experiments with Radio-Controlled Model Boats, 480*. See 728
  • Aviation, Naval. See Aeronautics
  • Guns, Naval. See Guns
  • H.M. Destroyer “ Delight,” Launch of, 44 “ Duchess,” 481
  • — Navy in 1950, Admiralty Statistics, 23
  • — Ships, Failures and Developments with Naval Reduction Gearing, 25*, 55*
  • — Submarine “ Affray,” Loss of, 502
  • Jane’s Fighting Ships (Review;), 438
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • — Aircraft Design, Aspects of, 449*
  • — Craft, Mean Wind Velocity Instruments for, 146
  • .— Gearing: War Experience and Present Developments, 25*, 55*
  • — Guns. See. Guns
  • — Power, Balance of, Lords Debate on Navy Estimates, 437
  • Navy Estimates,-1951-52, 225
  • House of Lords Debate on, 437
  • Peruvian Navy, River Gunboat “ Ucayali,” 353*
  • Testing of Machinery of Warships, 138, 201, 265*
  • See also Naval in PARAGRAPH INDEX Washing Machine, Automatic, for Cathode-
  • Ray Tube Bulbs, 496*
  • — Plant for Railway Carriages, 738* Washington, Columbia River Project, Soap-
  • Lake Siphon; 33*
  • Waste-Heat Boiler, Gas-Driven Heat Pump, Royal Festival Hall, 70,741*
  • — of Heat in Water Cooling at Power Stations,
  • 768
  • — Wood, Mechanical-Handling Plant (Redler
  • Conveyors, Ltd.), 674*
  • Watches,.Supersession of, Kew “ A ” Test, 135 Water Cooling at. Power Stations, Waste of Heat in, 768
  • — Flow in Pipes, New Formulae for, 195
  • — Friction. See Friction ; Ship Resistance
  • — Hammer in Pumping Main, Pre vention of, 77
  • — Heaters. See Feed-Water Heaters
  • — Inland, Survey Committee, Annual Report,
  • 791
  • — Main, Cast-Iron, Types of Protection for, 79
  • — Meter, Kennedy’s, Introduction of, 137*
  • — Pollution, Effluents in River Thames, Com
  • mittee on, 503
  • — Power. See Hydraulic; Power Plant;
  • Power, Water; Turbine, Hydraulic
  • — Specific Heat of, Equivalent in Joules, 577.
  • See LETTERS, 728, 792;
  •  ?— Supply Industry, Organisation of, Report of
  • British Waterworks Association on, 725 London, Metropolitan Water Board’s
  • Annual lieport, 289
  • See also Irrigation
  • — Surface and Sub-Soil Drainage, C.ode of
  • Practice, 576
  • — Tanks. See Tanks
  • -— Tube Boiler. See Boiler
  • — Tunnel, Model,for Cavitation Research, 728
  • — Turbines. See Twrfrines, Hydraulic ; Power
  • Plant
  • — Wheels. See Turbine, Hydraulic; Power
  • Plant
  • Waterloo and. Charing Cross Stations, Escalator Reconstruction at, London Transport Executive 666
  • — Station Gate, Festival of Britain Exhibition
  • 665*
  • Waterproofing of Electrical-Resistance Strain Gauges, 67*
  • Waterways. See Rivers ; Canals
  • Waterworks Association, British, Report on Organisation of Water-Supply Industry, 725; Annual Report, 791
  • — See also Water Supply and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Watson, Major F. L., the Late, 168
  • Watson House, Fulham, North Thames Gas
  • Board Exhibition, 349
  • Watt Beam Pumping Engines at Whitacre, Birmingham, 100
  • — Club, Edinburgh, Annual Meeting, 100
  • — International Medal for 1951, Award to
  • Dr. H. H. Blache, 105
  • Watt, James, Testing of Engines by, 107
  • — Lecture on Testing of Motive Power
  • Machinery, 107,137*, 201;*, 265* Wattmeter. See Afeter under Ktectric Waves, Electromagnetic. See Electric; Radio
  • — Making Resistance of Ships. See Ship
  • Resistance
  • — Radio, Application to Measurement of
  • Length by Interferometric Methods, 714
  • — — Reflection from Ionosphere, Model
  • Reflector, 664
  • Waygood-Otis, Ltd., Escalator Schemes, Charing Cross and Waterloo,Underground Stations, 666
  • Wear, Refractory, Blast-Furnace, Radioactive
  • Indicators for, 761
  • Weathering Test Apparatus, Accelerated (J. B. Marr and Co., Ltd.), 57*
  • Webb, C. R., on Direct-Reading Low-Range
  • Liquid Flowmeter, 619*
  • Weigher, Check (Industrial Products (Speco),
  • Ltd.), 186
  • — Folding, for Concrete Mixers (Blaw Knox,
  • Ltd.), 147*
  • Weighing, Electronic, Developments in, 617
  • — Machine, Automatic, “ Hy-Tra-Lec,”
  • Model “ M ” (Industrial Products (Speco), Ltd.), 186*
  • Weights and Measures, Conference on, Report, 617
  • Legislation, Report of Committee on, 598, 744
  • Weighbatcher, Three-Compartment (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 553*
  • Weir, G. and J., Ltd., Feed Pumps for Stourport
  • “ B ” Power Station, 273
  • — Regulating, Morar Hydro-Electric Scheme,
  • 38
  • Welded Construction in Standard Coaches for
  • British Railways, 370*
  • Welder, Spot, 75-kVA General-Purpose (Sciaky
  • Electric Welding Machines, Ltd.),-521* 250-kVA Multiple (Philips Electrical,
  • Ltd.), 304*
  • Welding, Gamma Radiography Applied to, 328*
  • — Loads, Electric, in Shipyards, 545*
  • — Machine, Butt, for Wire (Holden and Hunt,
  • Ltd.), 550*
  • for Gas Pipeline, 614*
  • — and Machinability of High-Temperature
  • Steels, 283
  • — Stud, Nelson System of (Crompton Parkin
  • son, Ltd.), 218*
  • — Tool, Stud. (Cyc-Arc, Ltd.), 523*. See
  • Erratum, 638
  • Welfare, Health.and Safety Museum, Human
  • Factor in Industry Exhibition, 630
  • Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Ltd., 350-ton Overhead Travelling Crane, 314* ; Billet-Piercing Hydraulic Press for 20-Pounder Shells, 573*
  • West of. Scotland Iron and Steel Institute. See Iron and Steel
  • Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co., Ltd., Re
  • Signalling at York Railway Station, 688* Westwood Power Station, 436*
  • Wheel and Axle Repair Shops of London
  • Transport Executive, 12*
  • — Centres, cast-steel, Locomotive and Tender,
  • 803*
  • — Gear. See Gears; Gearing; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Tyres, Influence on Mileage of Railway
  • Rolling Stock, 136
  • — and Tyres, Mechanical Handling Plant for,
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., 621*
  • Whirling Rigfor Tests of Propellers for Bristo
  • “Brabazon,” 511*
  • Whistle, Steam, Invention of, 299
  • Whitacre, Birmingham, Watt Beam Pumping
  • Engines at, 100
  • White Waltham Aerodrome, Royal Aeronautical Society’s Display at, 567
  • Whittle, Sir F., on Turbine Problems in Development of Whittle Engine, 298. See 227
  • — Original Jet Engine at Festival of Britain
  • Exhibition, 749*
  • Whitworth Society, Annual Dinner, 377;
  • Summer Meeting, 663
  • Widdowson, J. E., on Object and Use of
  • Productivity Measurement, 568
  • Wigan, Royal Ordnance Factory, Production of 20-Pounder Shells at, 573*
  • Wild, Dr. R., on Distribution of Materials in
  • Blast Furnaces, 776
  • Wilkins, Dr. E. T., on Underground Gasification of Coal in United States, 513*
  • Williams, Dr. D., on Load Distribution in
  • Riveted and Spot-Welded Joints, 439 Williams, D. L. H., on Naval Aircraft Design,
  • 449*
  • Williams, E., Royal Festival Hall, 423*, 536* Wilhnent Brothers, Ltd., Prestressed-Concrete
  • Road at Crawley, Sussex, 185*
  • Wills Physics Laboratory, Precision Interferometers, 664
  • Wilson, E.B.,on Manufacture and Use of Bevel
  • Gears, 83*
  • Wimpey, G., and Co., Ltd., Motor Vehicles for
  • Middle East, 198*
  • Winch, Tractor-Operated (J.-M. Gloppe), 430* Wind Action on Suspension Bridges, Investigations on, 270*
  • — and Gust-Measuring Instruments, 146
  • — Power Electric Generator, 100-kW, Costa
  • Head Orkney, 290
  • —. Pressure on “ Skyion,” 589*
  • — Tunnels. See Aeronautics
  • — Upper, Radar-Sonde System of Measure
  • ment, 203
  • — Velocity Aboard Ship, Electrical Method of
  • Resolving, 146
  • Wire, Butt-Welding Machine for (Holden &
  • Hunt, Ltd.), 549*
  • — Drawing Technique and Equipment, 341,
  • 395, 473
  • — Rope Parting Machine (British Insulated
  • Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 490*
  • Round-Strand, for Lifts and Hoists;
  • Specification, 755
  • — —for “ Skyion,” 589*
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Telegraphy
  • — Telephony. See Telephony
  • Wohler’s Tests. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Wood Poles for 132-kV Overhead Lines Power
  • Transmission, 763*
  • Wood, W. S., on Apparatus for Accurate
  • Measurement of Frequency, 216*
  • — Waste Mechanical-Handling Plant (Redler
  • Conveyors, Ltd.), 674*
  • Woodall, R. H.,on Aircraft Electrical Systems,
  • 331
  • Wooden Containers, Specification, 388
  • Woodhead-Dunford Bridge Tunnel, Construction. 785*
  • Woodworking Machines. See Machines Tools
  • Workington Iron and Steel Co., 300-b.h.p.
  • Diesel-Mechanical Locomotive, 70* ; Full- Scale Blast-Furnace Trials at, 776
  • Workmen’s Compensation. See Labour
  • Workmen. See Labour

Works :

  • Corby Steelworks, Trials on Dwight- Lloyd Sinter Plant, 761, 776
  • East Moors Steelworks, Smidth Ore- Agglomerating Kiln at, 761, 776
  • Farington Factory of Leyland Motors, Ltd., Assembly Conveyor for Vehicles, 42*
  • Gasworks. See Gas
  • Govan Works of British Polar Engines, Ltd., 98*
  • Grimesthorpe Works, Sheffield, for Mechanised Production of Railway Laminated Springs, 149*
  • Hawarden Bridge Steelworks, Shotton, 42-in. Slabbing Mill, 1*
  • Perivale Factory for Manufacture of Cathode-Ray Tubes (General Electric Co., Ltd.),-496*
  • Stafford Works of English Electric Co., Ltd., 350-ton Overhead Travelling Crane, 314*
  • Swinton Electric-Cooker Factory of General Electric Co., Ltd., 432*
  • Welfare Movement in Works. See Labour Wheel and Axle Repair Shops, Acton, 12*
  • Wortley Ironworks, Story of, 364
  • Works Management, Incentives and Quality (Review), 245
  • In Iron Foundries, 219
  • Measurement of Productivity, 568
  • Planning for Production Efficiency, 239*, 262
  • — Ministry of, Portable Equipment for
  • Placing Concrete, 79; Model Water Tunnel for Cavitation Research, 728; Codes of Practice. See Standards
  • Workshop Training. See Education
  • — See Works ; Machine Tools
  • Worster, R. C.,op Friction Losses in Turbulent Pipe Flow, 195
  • Wortley Ironworks, Story of (Review), 364
  • Wrapping and Coating Machine for Gas Pipeline, 616*
  • — Machine, “ Snug-Wrap ” (Goodyear Tyre
  • and Rubber Co. (G.B.), Ltd.), 188*
  • Wrecks. See Accidents
  • Wright Dr. H. R., the Late, 78
  • Wrights’ Ropes, Ltd., Exhibits at British Industries Fair, 488; Wire Ropes for “ Skyion,” 589*
  • Wrotham Transmitting Station, British Broadcasting Corporation, 158
  • Wyre, River, Laying of 33-kV Cables Across, 769*
  • X-RAY Diffraction Camera, High-Temperature (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 410*
  • Diffraction Powder Camera, Specification, 302
  • — — Unit, 200-kV Industrial (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 644*
  • - - Unit, 250-l<V Mobile Industrial (Newton Victor, Ltd.), 520*
  • Xylonite Models, Stress Determination. See Photo-Elastic
  • YACHT, Sailing, High-Speed, Design of, 440
  • Year Books. See LITERATURE INDEX Yonge-Street Subway, Toronto, 177*
  • York Railway Station, New Signalling Installation, 688*
  • Yorkshire, Barnborough Substation, 638
  • Yorkshire Engine Co., Ltd., 230-h.p. Diesel-Electric Industrial Locomotive, 777*
  • Young, Austen and Young, Ltd., Oil Storage Tank for Bankside Power Station, 564*
  • ZEROL Bevel Gear, Manufacture and Use of, 83*
  • Zinc Coating, Electroplated, on Iron and Steel, Specification, 627
  • — Restrictions on Use of, 19

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