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The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1881 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.


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1881, 11

Accidents miscellaneous’ on English Railways, 1880,

Admiralty and New Alloys, The, 457

Air Brake, Mr. James Paterson, 120

Algeria and the French Association for the Advancement of Science, 225

Allan Line, The, 158

Alloys, New, The Admiralty and, 457

iiiU1 vffnt? ^rOc£n\” Argentine Cased Corvette, and l„rE?ecfc ?fr Ste,e. Hulls and Steel-faced Armour on Future War-ships, On the, Mr. J. D’A. Samuda,

“ Almirante Brown,” Trial Trip of the, 457

American Held Implements in South Russia, 103

American High Speed Locomotives, 107 American Patent Office Report, 127

American Patents, Curiosities of, 164

American Patents, Selected, 91, 98, 116, 134, 152, 173, 268> 286> 304’ 322’ 344’ 384>401’

Anderson’s, Mr., Patent of Inventions Bill, 447 Anthracite, The, 8

Anthracite as a House Coal, 125, 136, 166

Anthracite House Fire Grate, 255

Appointment of a City Engineer in Cork, 32 49

202°US Vapour’ Bemoval of, from the Atmosphere, Arizona, The, 64

4 V«8r0Ximate Kules fOr’ 23 a!S??red defences, Present Condition of, 326, 334

A^nrr m reature® 1Q the Navy Estimates. 241

Association of Foreman Engineers, The London, Amf?AtL°7t°P Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, The London, 9, 200

^^ocmtkjn of Gas Managers, The British— nosW both for Heating and Illuminating Pur-poses, Dr. Siemens, 462

4 Mr. I? ^^eneS«2U “ St “

OppJcmS; 146°NDON A™ Buetoew Railway Accnr!^I0N’ M^tchesteR Steam Users’, 304 Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers, A tai anta, The, 119

st“’268

Bford^467nd C0'* MeSSrS' W’ H’’ Albion Works. Sal-

Balloon, To the Derby in a, 420

Barnsley Miners, The, 184

B Char^S^nd C? w“b Self-acting Feed, Messrs.

bX° Pro^Th?'^ ProCeSS> The’ 4

Berlin Electric Railway, 184

Berlin, Exhibition of Railway Plant in 145

B 40? Gear CuttiDg Macbines, The Tighe-Hamilton,

Bilbao Ores, 375

Birmingham, Drainage of, 217

Gasworks, Balance-sheet of 196

Blackheath Subsidences, The, 83, 123 195

Board of Trade and Steel, 264

Boiler Explosion at Batley, 101

Boiler Explosion at Huddersfield, 138

5xPjos}on’ The Rainton, 408, 410

Boiler Explosions, 104, 118

Boiler Explosions, Fatal, 53

Boiler Explosions in Germany, 53

Boiler Explosions, Kitchen, 51, 64, 91, 104 123

RnHler FxPlosions at Ruabon and Hughen’den 2

S°?}er J,nsurarice and Inspection, 33 ’

Boiler Scavenger, Watkin’s Patent, 468

Boiler Steam Carriage, The 431

Boiler, Vertical, Mr. Jones, 64 I

Boilers, Red-hot, 354

meceJv®d’ 33’ 1<55, 207, 278, 467

5^in^Tool, Expanding, Mr. Timms, 120 Borough Surveyorships, 71

Bradford, U.S. Oil Fields, 384

Brake, Automatic Continuous, Mr. Smith 327

BrBlVReeS,am CBaiD’

Brake Conference, The Continuous, 335

Que^n, Latest Aspect of the, 259

way ’242 U°Uf'’ °n th® London and N.-W. Rail- 188

S, %V106rter T°Wer Stea“’ Mr- Arthur Brewry, Fifty-quarter, Messrs. Eldridge, Pope and

> Dorchester; Messrs. Scamell and Colyfr and Mr..G. R. Crickmay, 392, 395 ana

Brewery, New, Dorchester, 372 375

Brewery with Raw Grain Plant, Proposed Arrant ment of, Messis. Wilson, 33, 34 P rrange“

Brewing Apparatus, Mr. Johnson, 99

Brewmg England, 33, 99, 102, 106, 395 1

Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn 390

Bridge over the Clyde, Limitation of Traffic 100 dShoo’ ConYay Suspension, Repairing, 27 ’

Bridge over the Douro, New, 175, 182 427

Bridge, Ohio River Railway 7 16 *

Bridge, Stockton, 394 ’

Bridges, On the Design of Movable, 64

Bridges, Large Girder, Designing, 411

Brighton Beach, 277, 313, 329, 354

British Armoured Forts, 326, 334

Bristol Steam Tramways, 9

£5S®£ As“oiation The, at York, 300

British Trade m February, 210

Brush and Broomhead, Boring Machine 236 Buffer Springs, Mr. Turton’s, 27 ’ 36

Building Exhibition, 273 ‘BSSSFs s

Bye-products of the Iron Manufacture, 0

Cable, New Atlantic, 434

Caithness, Earl of, his Inventive Genius 930

Calcareous or Basic Linings used intron39

Cast Iron into Steel 8 gs used lu Conversion of

Carlscrona Fire Engine Trials 405

Casartelli and Potter, Messrs./indicator 61 Catapult, Mr. Smith’s, 298 uicator, 61

Cham Towing on the Elbe, 136

Channel Tunnel Scheme, The 465

Chilled Castings, No II i ’

Uhlln8:’204°al’mining Plaut’’ KaI-BW. Mr. R. R. Burnett

Civil Engineers, their Exemption from Jurors’ Duties, r!nVieIr^d T1ron Slidin£ Scale, 32

h-eck? 4S40n Works, Salford 468

Co., 19™ 204,249” 237,h242Se Engi“erWand Mining

Coal Trade, Crisis in, 126

Coal Wagons for the Indian State Railways, 406

Cold Air Machines, The Theory of, 8, 28

Cold Air Machines, 79, 377, 388, 426, 445

Colliery Riots in Lancashire, 32

“ Colossus,” The s.s., 402

Competitive Plans, 8

Compressed Air Diagrams, 101

Compressed Air Tramway Locomotives, 164

Compression of Air, The, 52, 66

Compressor, Hydraulic, for Naval Gun Carriage, 440, 443

Condensation in Steam Cylinders, 241

Condenser, A New, 179, 196, 216

Conservation of Energy, 25, 256

Contracts Open:—

Conway Suspension Bridge, 27

Coal Wagons for the Indian State Railways, 406

Giant’s Causeway Tramway, 219

Post-office Vans for the Spanish Government, 388

Railway from Zaffra to Huelva, Spain, 426

Sligo Corporation Waterworks, 160, 162

Telescope Gasholder for Halifax, 460, 462

Conversion Tables, and Supplement to The Engineer,

January 7th, 1881, 3

Cork, Appointment of a City Engineer in, 32, 49

Cousinly Amenities, 218

Crank Shafts, 271, 298

Crucible Steel Casting, A Great, 71, 98

Cunard s.s. Servia, The, 161

Curves of Resistance and Progressive Measured Mile Speed Curves, 291

Cut-off and Length of Stroke, Influence of, on the Working of Steam Engines, 271

Dalzell Steel Works, Motherwell, N.B., 198

Damping Down Blast Furnaces, 203

Darke, Mr., Indicator, 61

De Bay Propeller, The, 8, 135, 156, 185, 388

Die Stocks and Tube Cutters, Mr. Buckley, 200

Directory for 1881, The City of London, 236

Dock, Floating, for Barrow, 23

Dock at Sutton Bridge, New, 390

Docks, Floating and Depositing, 332

Dog Lathe, 138

Dorchester, New Brewery, 372, 375

Doterel, Loss of H.M.S., 336, 411, 413, 426

Double-saw Timber Frame, Horizontal, 255

Douro, Proposed New Bridge over the, 175, 182, 364, 365, 405, 427, 459

Dover and Calais Route to the Continent, 462

Drainage, Subsoil and Surface, 126

Dredging Shot and Shell, 350

Drilling Machine, Self-feeding, Messrs. J. and R.

Lees, 197

Drilling in Mines by Machinery, 374

Durham Salt Deposits, 296

Earthwork, Actual Lateral Pressure of, 292

Eastern Shipping Trade, The. 465

Economiser and Lime Depositor, 327

Eddystone Lighthouse, Completion of, 370

Egyptian Obelisk in New York, 197

Electric Currents of Great Strength, Measuring, 280

Electric Lamps, Swan’s, 49

Electric Light, Application of, at the Free Public

Library, Liverpool, 201

Electric Light, The Brush, New York, 15

Electric Light in the City, 239

Electric Light in London, 329

Electric Light in its Naval and Military Applications,

Electric Lighting, Mr. St. George Lane Fox’s System of, 197

Electric Lighting in Steel Works, 296

Electric Railway, Berlin, 184

Electrical Appliances, Future Development of, 244

Electrical Exhibition, Paris International, 130, 164, 184, 200

Electrical Railroads, 374

Elasticity Viewed as Possibly a Mode of Motion, 367

Electro-dynamometer for the U.S. Torpedo Station, 276, 280

Employers’ Liability Act, 67, 89

Endowment of Research and the Transit of ’82, 458

Engine, Coke-drawing, Messrs. A. Chaplin and Co., 139

Engine, 14-H.P. Compound Portable, Messrs. Marshall, Sons, and Co., 201

Engine, Corliss Mill, for 1000 Indicated Horse-power, Messrs. Hick, Hargreaves, and Co., 309, 312

Engine, Double-cylinder Semi-portable, for the Indian State Railways, Messrs. Marshall, Sons, and Co., 464 467

Engine, Goods, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway,

Engine, The Great Corliss, 362

Engine, Horizontal Condensing, Society Anonyme de

Construction Mecanique, 350, 352 376

Engine, Horizontal Condensing, 444, 446

Engine, Hot Air, Mr. John Ericsson, 273

Engine,^Passenger, Newcastle and Carlisle Railway,

Engine-room Artificers, 445

Engine-room Artificers in the Navy, 459

Engine, Six-coupled Goods, Lancashire and Yorkshire

Railway, Vulcan Foundry Company, 6

Engineering Trade Prospects, 242

Engineers by Act of Parliament, 329

Engineers, Scotch, Social Gathering of, 4

Engineers, The Education of, 377, 388, 429 458

Engineers in the Navy, 256, 313 ’

Enginemen, Certificated, 8

Engines, Agricultural, at the Melbourne Exhibition

1 *

Engines, American and Fairlie, 49

Engines, Electro-motive, Prof. Tyndall on 390

Engines, Gas, 185

Engines, Goods, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

Specification for, Mr. Barton Wright, 280 290 °91 ’

Engines, High Speed, 104, 107, 123, 166, 217, 261

Engines, Horizontal, with Automatic Expansion

Gear, Messrs. Buffaud frbres, 46

Engines, Horizontal Blowing, Staveley Ironworks 27

64 ’ *

Engines Let Out on Hire, Name Plates on, 394

Engines, Light Traction, 24, 49

Engines, Low Temperature Heat, 373

Engines, Portable, at the Melbourne Exhibition 126

Engines, Steam Fire, in the North of Europe 390

English Pleasantry, 239

Exhibition, Agricultural, Hungary, 216

Exhibition, The Building, 273

SXSu-Son Electricity, Paris International, 200

Exhibition, International, of Flour Mill Machinery

EXuS?90n’ International Machinery, at Altona, 338

Exhibition, International Wool, 166

Exhibition, Linen, in Hungary, 298

Exhibition, Melbourne, 262

^^6^427^39^44^445^.828, 345' 368’ 369’ 385' 405>

Exhibition, Paris International Electrical, 164, 184,

Explosion of Heated Water, 51, 67, 104 176

Explosion, Maidstone, 14 ’

Express Atlantic Steamers, 259

Factory and Workshop Inspection, 31

I Fare Registering and Ticket Punching Apparatus, 3}

Fast Time on Freight, 28

Filtering Apparatus, The Farquhar, 82

Fire-box Roof Stay Bolts, Hanging, Mr. S. Perkins 179, 203

Fire-box Roof Stays, 217

Flanges of Leading Wheel Tires, 179

Fletcher, Mr. James, 217

Flues, Boiler, The Strength of, 426, 429

Forth Bridge, The, 373

Fossick’s Fifty Years’ History of the Iron Trade, 136

French Army, Strength of the, 456

French Tariff, New, 336

French Tariff, Proposed, 466

Furnace Bridges, Smoke-consuming, 120

Furnaces, Collapsed Marine Boiler, 219

Furnaces, Portable, for Melting Metals, 198

Gas Bath-heaters, Poisoning by, 176

Gas, Compressed, Illumination by, 256

Gas Fixtures, Ventilating, Messrs. Boyle and Son, 54

Gas-holder, Telescope, for Halifax, 460, 462

Gas Production in Cleveland, 90

Girder Bridges, Weight and Limiting Dimensions, 167

Glass Eyes 278

Governor, Automatic, for Waste Water Pipes, 139

Grain Storage and Transport at Millwall, 118

Giant’s Causeway Tramway, 219

“ Grappler,” s.s , Telegraph Cable Repairing Steamer, 255, 258

Great Western Railway, 198

Gun, The Angamos, 108

Gun Building, 24

Gun Competition, Machine, 175

Gun, Five-barrelled Gatling, 42

Gun, The New 43-ton Breech-loading, 32, 236

Gun, The Nordenfelt. 41,178

Gun, Sir William Palliser’s 7in., 62

Gun Question, The, 353

Gunpowder, Persuasion by, 164

Guns, The Gardner and Platt-Whitney Machine, 43

Guns, Machine, Competitive Trial of, 42,117

Guns, Naval and Coast Defence, 427

Hall-marking in Switzerland, 366

Hartlepool Breakwater Works, 145

Harvesting Machinery, 79

Head, Mr. John, 396, 413

Helmholtz, Prof.. 332

Horsehide Belt Lacing, 445

Hurd, Mr. F., Wire Rope Gear, 10, 15

Ice, Hot, 23

Ice Making Machinery, 123

India, Trade and Navigation Reports of, 384 Indicator, The, 61

Institute, City and Guilds of London, for Technical Education, 206

Institute of Great Britain, Sanitary, 390, 430

Law in Relation to Sanitary Progress, Mr. W II Michael, 225

Present State of the Sewage Question, Prof W H Corfield, 462

Institute, The Iron and Steel, 217

Economical Advantages of Steel Shipbuilding. Air Denny, 323 &

Experiments made to Determine Certain Physical Properties of Cast Iron, Air. Charles Markham, 347 Hydraulic Machinery for Steel Works, Mr. Michael ocott, 363

H£dro£en and Carbonic Oxide in Iron and SteeL 363

Iron and steel Permanent Way, Mr. Price Williams, 347

Manufacture of Bessemer Steel and Steel Rails in the United States, Capt. W. R. Jones, 347

Manufacture of Steel and Steel Plates in Russia, Air Sirgius Kim, 324

New Alethod for the Determination of Oxygen in Iron and Steel, Mr. A. D. Tucker, 363

Preservation and Ornamentation of Iron and Steel Surfaces, Air. G. Bower, 363

President’s Address (Air. Smith), 323

Relative Corrosion of Iron and Steel, Air. Parker, Institution OF Civil Engineers, 4, 91, 161, 256, 337 412, 422, 425 ’

■A-ctua! Lateral Pressure of Earthwork, Air. Brunlees, Comparative Endurance of Iron and Alild Steel when

£xp°scd to Corrosive Influences, Mr. D. Phillips

Deep Winning of Coal in South Wales, Alessrs. Thomas Forster Brown and George Fred. Adams,

Portsmouth Dockyard Extension Works, Air. Charles Colson, 100

Dockyard Extension, Temporary Works and Plant at, Air. C. H. Aleyer, 129

President’s Address (Mr. Abernethy), 48

Production of Paraffin and Paraffin Oils, Air. R. H Brunton, 422 *

v n’-lG of Ti£al and uPland Waters in Main-EJtuaries and Harbours, Mr.

Walter R. Browne, 337

Tide Gauge, Tidal Harmonic Analyser and Tidal Predictor, Sir Wm. Armstrong, 202

M? Ik amende,”fg?1”1'11810118 °f Girdcr Bridges, NSTITUTION OF ClVIL ENGINEERS, IRELAND ’ Narrow Gauge Railways, Ireland, Mr. Wm. Lewis, Torpedo Boats and Light Yachts for High Sneed

Steam Navigation, Air. J. T. Thornveroft 366 NSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS, The CLEVELAND 25 NSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS

Scotland, 322 JSN0INEEKS AND Shipbuilders in NSTITUnON OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, 25, 63, 256, C°fodo^80Producing Machinery, Mr. T. B. Light-Fm^82 FiItering APParatus, Mr. Henry Chap-£??? Machinery, Mr. Samuelson, 79 Rivetted Jomts, Results of Experiments on, Prof

A. B. W. Kennedy, 305, 324 ’

TweddMlj25liSh Pra°fclC° TabIe of- R IL R“ognWCUuz^,°^ ?2e4ferenCe t0 ShiPWork. M-StMre?rier?8gJUOhin'ry,Mr'J- D’ Brunton and Transmission of Power to a Distance, On the Vari

'ous Modes of» M. A. Achard, 79 e >an-

isnTUTiof F Worby Beaumont, 325

ibTITUTION 01 NAVAL ARCHITECTS. TlIE 239 Influence of the Cut-off and Length of Stroke on OnW°rk’"gSteam Eugines- Mr. C St~e On^he Rolling of Sailing Ships, Mr. W. ll/whi’te' dent798ON’ Newsvendoee'. Benevolent and Provi-mentions, Property in, 44 on Cast, Physical Property of, 347

Iron Crude, Prices of, 412

Iron Manufacture, Bye-Products of, 9

Iron and Mild Steel, Comparative Endurance of, when

Exposed to Corrosive Influences, 256

Iron and Mild Steel, Corrosion of, 353, 376, 387

Iron Ore, Conversion of, into Steel, 405

Iron Shipbuilding in the North, 466

Iron and Steel, Hydrogen and Carbonic Oxide in, 363

Iron and Steel, New Method for the Determination of

Oxygen in, 363

Iron and Steel, Relative Corrosion of, 323

Iron and Steel Permanent Way, 347

Iron and Steel Surfaces, Preservation and Ornamentation of, 363

Iron Trade, Foreign, The, 254

Iron Trade, Northern, 242, 448

Ivory, Utilsation of Waste, 14

Jetties in Course of Construction in South Australia 174

Johnson, Mr. Wm., Balanced Slide Valve, 425

Kenilworth, Tenders for Sewerage of, 299

Kenedy, Prof., Interior of his Laboratory, 139, 142

Kennedy, Prof., his Testing Machine, 139

Kenyon, Mr. Indicator, 61, 91

Kitchen Boiler Explosions, 51, 61, 91, 101, 123, 176

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 207

Language of Physical Science, 143

Launch of the De Bay, 406

Launch of the s.s. City of Rome, 441

Launch on the Tyne, 91

Law and Clark’s Civil Engineering, 427, 445, 459

Leading Articles :

1881, 11

Algeria and the French Association for the Advancement of Science, 225

American Field Implements in South Russia, 109

American Patent-office Report, 127

American Patents, Curiosities of, 164

Anderson’s, Mr., Patents for Inventions Bill, 447

Angamos Gun, 108

Anthracite as a House Coal, 125

Appointment of City Engineer in Cork, 32

Artillery Features in the Navy Estimates, 241

Barnsley Miners, The, 181

Berlin Electric Railway, 184

Boilers, Red hot, 354

Borough Surveyorships, 71

Brake Question, The Latest Aspect of, 259

Brakes on the London and North-western Railwar, 185, 242

Brighton Beach, 277, 313, 354

Channel Tunnel Scheme, The, 465

City and Guilds of London Institute for Technical

Education, 206

Cleveland, Gas Production in, 90

Cleveland Iron Sliding Scale, 32

Coal Trade, Crisis in the, 126

Colliery Riots in Lancashire, 32

Condensation in Steam Cylinders, 241

Continuous Brake Conference, The, 3.35

Corrosion of Iron and Mild Steel, 353

Crude Iron Prices, 412

Designing Large Girder Bridges, 411

“ Doterel,” Destruction of the, 411

“Doterel,” Loss of the, 336

Drainage of Portsmouth, 466

Drainage, Subsoil and Surface, 126

Drilling in Mines by Machinery, 375

Durham Salt Deposits, 296

Eastern Shipping Trade, 465

Education of Engineers, 429

Electric Light in its Naval and Military Applica tions, 71

Electric Lighting in Steel Works, 296

Electrical Exhibition, International, 164, 1S4

Electrical Railroads, 374

Employers’ Liability Act, 89

Engineering Trade Prospects, 242

Engineers by Act of Parliament, 224

Engineers in the Navy, 313

Engines, Low Temperature Heat, 373

Engines, Portable, at the Melbourne Exhibition, 126

Explosion of Heated Water, 51

Explosions, Kitchen Boiler, 51

Express Atlantic Steamers, 259

Factory and Workshop Inspection, 31

Forth Bridge, The, 373

French Tariff, The New, 336, 448

French Tariff, Proposed, 466

Gun, 43-ton Breech-loading, 32

Gun Question, The, 353

Gunpowder, Persuasion by, 164

Hartlepool Breakwater Works, 145

Institution of Civil Engineers, 412

Iron Ship-building in the North, 466

Iron Trade, Northern, 242

Ivory Waste, Utilisation of, 14

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 207

Letters Patent, Extension of, 70

Locomotive of the Future, 3r

Locomotives, American High Speed 107

London Water Supply, 184

Maclean’s, Dr. J. H., “ Peace Makers,” 89

Magnets and Dynamo-Electric Machines, 277

Maidstone Explosion, 14

Metropolitan Railway, 52

Middlesborough Water Supply, 296

Mild Steel v. Iron for Shipbuilding, 393

Name-plates on Engines, Let Out on Hire, 394

Navy Estimates, 223

North-Eastern Dock Accommodation, 429

North-Eastern Railway, The, 145

North-Eastern Railway, Locomotive Explosions On,

207 ’

Northern Gas Production, 355

Northern Iron Trade, 448

Northern Trade Extension, 336

Ordnance Committee, The New, 205

Palliser Gun Experiments, 145

Paris International Electrical Exhibition, 164, 184

Parliament and the Rivers, 69

Patents, Cheap, 109

Patents, Official Examination of, 206

Patents, Value of, 70

Peaty Discoloration of Drinking Water, 225

Physical Science, The Language of, 143

Punching Steel and Iron Plates, Effects of, 205

Railway Coal Rates, 314

Railway Dividends, Forthcoming, 14

Railway, Lancashire and Yorkshire, 207

Railway, Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincoln, 90

Railway, The Midland, 127

Railway, North Eastern, 145

Railway Plant Exhibition in Berlin, 145

Railway Rates, 260

Railway Rates in South Staffordshire, 375

Railways as State Property, 69

Registration of Tonnage, 429

School of Mines, 70

Sliding Scale, Northern, 260, 314

Snow and Floods in London, 52

Solway Viaduct, 278

Steam Jackets, Value of, 393

Steel, Board of Trade on, 183

Steel, The Mystery of, 295

Steel Rails, The Life of, 163

Stephenson Centenary, 278, 314

Leading Articles (continued) —

Stephenson Centenary at Newcastle, 429

Stockton Bridge, 394

Storage of Electrical Energy, 447

Strength of Boiler Flues, 429

Strike, Cost of a, 207

Tandem Engine, Efficiency of, 144, 184

Telegraphy, Quintuple, <52

Theory and Practice of Retaining Walls, 335

Tees Bridge Scheme, 225

Telephone, and What it Might do for London, 224 Tonnage Rates for Coal from South Yorkshire, 412 Tonnage Rates for Coal from Yorkshire and Durham, 466

Tramway Locomotives, Compressed Air, 164

Vacuum, Value of a, 108

Valve Gear for High-speed Locomotives, 125

Water Supply in the Midlands, 355

Zero Motor, 295

Legal Intelligence :

Aveling v. McLaren, 179, 275

Edison’s Telephone Co. v. India-rubber and Telegraph Works Co., 208

Hayward v. Hamilton and another, 140

Hayward v. Hamilton, 408

Hill v. Tombs, 274

Otto v. Linford, 233, 238, 274

Plating Co., Limited, v. Farquharson, 140, 165

Re Adair’s Patent, 71

Re Crabtree’s Patent, 140

Re Dixon’s Patent, 44

Re Johnson’s Patent, 275

Re Martin’s Patent, 44

Re Morton’s Patent, 274

Re Napier’s Patent, 44

Re Newton’s Patent, 208

Re Reece’s Patent, 101, 207

Simmons v. Hitchman, 101

Letters to the Editor—

Agricultural Exhibition in Hungary, F. Krapf, 216 “ Alliance ” Magneto-electric Machines, F. H.

Holmes, 298

Alloys of Antimony and Zinc, J. H. K., 51

Angle of Rest of Iron ? Draughtsman, 223

Angus Smith’s, D., Solution? Pure Sea Water Bath, 465

“ Anthracite,” The, Marine Engineer, 8

Anthracite as a House Coal, W. Foley, 136

Anthracite as a House Coal, R. H. Hepburn, 166

Anthracite as a House Coal, Y. R., 166

Arguzoid ? Enquirer, 465

“ Atalanta,” The, Nathl. Barnaby, 9

Aveling v. McLaren, Draughtsman, 261, 298

Aveling v. McLaren, Thos. Aveling, 203, 275

Barton’s Feed-water Heater ? J. C., 11

Beetroot Sugar Presses? B. I. C. E., 447

Bell Metal Slide Valves, Foundryman, 465 Blackheath Subsidences, T. V. Holmes, 196 Blackheath Subsidences, Alfred W. Morant, 123 Bogie Rolling Stock, Viator, 28

Boiler Composition? J. M., 107

Boiler Explosions, Kitchen, Correspondent, 91 Boiler Explosions, Kitchen, Thos. Fletcher, 91 Boiler Explosions, Kitchen, Robert Renwick, 104 Boiler Incrustations ? Removing, Engine Driver, 69

Bridge over the Douro, Proposed, A Common Five-Eight, 405

Bridge over the Douro, Proposed, II. Reilly, 427 Brighton Beach, E. B. Ellice-Clark, 329, 353 Bristol Steam Tramways, Henry Hughes, 9

Bye Products, of the Iron Manufacture, James Henderson, 9

Calcareous or Basic Linings used in the Conversion of Cast Iron into Cast Steel, J ames Henderson, 8

Carlscrona Fire Engine Trials, Merryweather and Sons, 405

Carlscrona Fire Engine Trials, Shand, Mason, and Co., 405

Cast Iron Spur Wheels? Weight of, Young Draughtsman, 143

Castings? Painting, Zeta, 31

Central Railway Station for London, W. F. F., 329 Certificated Enginemen, Michael Reynolds, 8 Chain Towage, L., 262

Chain Towing on the Elbe, H. Hargreave, 136

Cheap Patents, Wm. Davis, 405

Cheap Patents, G. S., 104

Cheap Patents, P. J., 9

Cheap Patents, Fell and Wilding, 49

Cheap Patents, Frank W. Grierson, 9

Cheap Patents, John Standfield, 49

Cheap Patents, Wm. P. Thompson, 176

Clark and Webb Chain Brake and the Continuous Brake Returns, J. N. Armitage, 297

Cold Air Machines, J. J. Coleman, 377, 426, 445

Cold Air Machines, Ice, 445

Cold Air Machines, T. B. Lightfoot, 388, 445

Cold Air Machines, Zero, 426

Collapsible Tube-making Machines ? X. and Co., 465 Competitive Plans, Assoc. M. Inst. C.B., 8 Compressed Air Diagrams, T. W. Lightfoot, 104 Compression of Air, On the, with Hypothetical

Considerations Regarding the Nature of Heat, 66 Confectionery and Chocolate Machinery? W. K., 223 Condenser, A N ew, Peter Dunlop, 216 Condenser, A New, J. Fortescue Flannery, 196 Conversion of Iron Ore into Steel, Robt. H. Collyer, 405

Cork, Appointment of City Engineer in, John Horan, 49

Corrosion of Iron and Mild Steel, Frank W. Dick, 388

Corrosion of Iron and Steel, Shipowner, 376

Crank Shafts, Frank B. Salmon, 298

Cutting Vulcanised India-rubber, C. R. C., 125 Damping Down Blast Furnaces, George Dove, 203 De Bay Propeller, The, W. T. Tanner, 8, 388 “Doterel,” Loss oi H.M.S., John Hayes, 426 Double Slide Valve for Slow Speed Engines, A.

Munyard, 262

Douro, Proposed Bridge over the, A Common Five-Eight, 459

Dredging Shot and Shell, Arthur Folkard, 350

Dunn’s Fire-bars? G. II., 223

Education of Engineers, E. Gobert, 377, 388

Endowment of Research and the Transit of ’82, C.

Bruce Allen, 458

Engine-room Artificers in the Navy, E. X., 459

Engine-room Artificers, R. N., 445

/ Efficiency of a Tandem Engine, Crux, 166 Engineers by Act of Parliament, J. Shanly, 329 Engines, Agricultural, at the Melbourne Exhibition, Ransomes, Head, and Jefferies, 136

Engines, American and Fairlie, C. R. M., 49

Engines, Light Traction, Agriculturist, 49

Etching in Steel? A. R., 313

Explosion of Heated Water, N. Chandler, 1C4

Explosion of Heated Water, J. H. B., 176

Explosion of Heated Water, Pm., 67

Fire-box Roof Stays, Stanhope Perkins, 217

Fire-box Roof Stay Bolts, Perkin’s Hanging, Edw.

G. Sheward, 203

Fire-engines at Melbourne Exhibition, Merryweather and Sons, 91

Furnaces of Steam Boilers, Supplying Air to, Hamilton W. Pendred, 104 .

Ganister Bricks ? Constant Reader of The Engineer, 51

Geometrical Problem, E. J. Chambers, 143

Geometrical Problem, M. P., 143

Geometrical Problem, An Old Millwright, 125

Geometrical Problem, N. B., 143

Geometrical Problem, Janj.es Tomkins, 143

Harris’s Belt Fastener ? W. J. M., 69

High-speed Engines, II. B., 125, 166

High-speed Engines? J., 143

High-speed Engines, Norwood Earle, 261

High-speed Engines, Veritas, 217

High-speed Locomotives, B., 176, 297

High-speed Locomotives, Ed. Barrows, 350

High-speed Locomotives, C. N. G., 376

High-speed Locomotives, James Cleminson, 329 High-speed Locomotives, Fred. H. Cridland, 261,176

Letters to the Editor (continued)—

High-speed Locomotives, D., 136

High-speed Locomotives, S. Darton, 297

High-speed Locomotives, F. S. H., 176

High-speed Locomotives, Fair Play, 203

High-speed Locomotives, G. N. R., 217

High-speed Locomotives, E. Gobert, 217, 3S7

High-speed Locomotives, H. B. M., 217

High-speed Locomotives, J. J. T., 297

High-speed Locomotives, Kitson and Co., 405

High-speed Locomotives, Looker On, 123

High-speed Locomotives, Nemo, 203

High-speed Locomotives, E. L. Pearce, 310, 350, 405

High-speed Locomotives, Running Board, 123, 377, 203

High-speed Locomotives, S. R., 261

High-speed Locomotives, Ernest Smith, 136

High-speed Locomotives, Wm. E. Sparkes, 123

High-speed Locomotives, C. W. Vincent, 166

High-speed Locomotives, W. S., 297

High-speed Locomotives, W. T., 217, 262, 297

High-speed Locomotives, John C. Wilson, 329, 405

Ice-making Machinery, A. C. Kirk, 123

Inkie’s Diving Suits? F. and C., 125

Kitchen Boiler Explosions, W. H. Bailey, 123

Kitchen Boilers, J. H. B., 176

Law’s Civil Engineering, Henry Law, 427

Law and Clark’s “Civil Engineering,” D. K. Clark, 445

Law and Clark’s “Civil Engineering,” Henry Law, 459

Letters Patent, Extension of, W. A. Martin and Co., 104

Light-draught Steamers, John Tobin, 405

Lighthouse Signals, Will. Young Black, 262

Lighting Railway Carriages, Anthony Spencer Bower, 350

Lighting Railway Carriages, W. B. Rickman, 310

Linen Exhibition, F. Krapf, 298

Links in the History of the Locomotive, Thos.

Cargill Fyfe, 216

Links in the History of the Locomotive, S. H. Papps, 298

Locomotive of the Future, F. W. Dean, 28

Locomotive of the Future, A. E. Gobert, 28

Locomotive Engine Brasses, Foundryman, 328, 377

Locomotive of the Future, Wm. E. Sparkes, 28

Locomotive of the Future, X., 104

Locomotives, High-speed, Sam. Worssam, 104

Melting Steel ? Cost of, Mild Steel, 241

Mexican Fibre - producing Machinery? Mexican Fibre, 69

Mild Steel for Shipbuilding, Bm., 196

Milling Exhibition, The, J. S. Arnold Buchholz, 405

Milling Exhibition, The, Theodore Voss, 459

Milling Machinery, Modern, at the Milling Exhibition , French Burr, 427

Milling Machinery, Modern, Mill Pick, 445

Milling Machinery, Modern, at the Milling Exhibition, Quern, 427

Mineral Oil Fuel? C. J. M., 183

Naval and Coast Defence Guns, A Few Data about, W. B. Olsson, 427

Oil? Purifying, Olive Oil, 223

Packing Machinery? G. M., 51

Patent Law Proposal, W. II. Baxter, 123

Patent Laws, Robt. D. Napier, 67

Peat and Concrete Machinery? J. W. S. and Co., 447

Pillar and Stall Mining? H. O., 295

Plant for Distilling Stearine? J. W., 259

Pneumatic Stamps? J. D., 183

Poisoning by Gas Bath Heaters, Thos. Fletcher, 176

Postage Stamp Machines ? B. B., 31

“Pot” Boilers? F. W. J., 205

Problem of the Condensation of Steam ? A Muddle, 223

Problem in Deflection ? S. R., 259,277

Problem in Winding Gear, J. Forrest Brunton, 205, 241

Problem in Winding Gear, A Young Mechanic, 183

Problem in Winding Gear, R. R. N., 223

Quick Return Motions, Thos. Shanks and Co., 261

Railway Carriage Lighting, Anthony Spencer Bower, 298

Railway Carriages, Warming, G. H. J., 104

Regenerators? B., 11

Regenerators, Wm. Gorman, 350

River Conservancy, Will. Young Black, 166

Rock Drills ? A. T., 353

Safety Valves, Use of, Inquirer, 136

Safety Valves, Chief Engineer, 297, 328, 387, 426

Safety Valves, Billy Fairplay, 387

Safety Valves, J. H. W., 310, 350, 405

Safety Valves, Thos. Messenger, 297

Safety Valves, Tommy Play Fair, 459

Safety Valves, John Robinson, 328

Safety Valves, Truth, 350

Safety Valves, John C. Wilson, 297

Safety Valves, X. X., 217

Safety Valves, Efficiency of, Thos. Adams, 262

Safety Valves, Efficiency of, Thos. Messenger, 196

Safety Valves, Efficiency of, John C. Wilson, 196

Safety Valves, Efficiency of, X. X., 196

Sanders and Clayton Brakes, The, Michael Reynolds, 458

Sanders and Clayton Brakes, Shoe, 458

Screw Propulsion, Charles Hall, 329

Seage’s Apparatus for Ringing Bells, E. W. B., 295

Sea-view Pier, Engineering Draughtsman, 388

Sea-view Pier, Frank Caws, 377

Sea-view Pier, Edwin W. de Rusett, 350

Sewage Irrigation, W. J. W., 107

Silver or Galvanised Iron Coloured Paint? M. L., 205

Soldering Aluminium ? J. W. B., 465

Sound Steel Castings, W. H. Greenwood, 298

South London Tramways, H. Cameron Richardson, 217

Steam Rock Drills, P. R. TL, 241

Steel, Burnt, Restoring, G. C. B., 11

Steel v. Iron, Alex. B. W. Kennedy, 405

Strength of Steel, Robt. H. Smith, 329

Strength of Steel Plates, A. Alexander, 298

Stubb’s Gauge? J. P. C., 353

Sugar Plant, Cheap? Sugar, 143

Swan’s Electric Lamps, W. G. Armstrong, 49

Tandem Engine, Efficiency of, J. Casartclli, 261

Tandem Engine, Efficiency of, J. R., 217

Tandem Engine, Efficiency of a, M. Longridge, 203

Tapioca Machinery ? R. 69

Telemeters, Britisher, Civil Engineer, 262

Templeton’s Workshop Companion, J. J. T., 465

Theory of Cold Air Machines, G. R. Bodmer, 8

Theory of Cold Air Machines, </>. tt., 28

Thorburn’s Tube Expander, W. Thorburn, 376

Tide-predicting Machine, Sir Wm. Thomson’s, Wm. Thomson, 216

Transit, The, and its Optical Difficulties, C. Bruce Allen, 123

Valves, Slide, Bell-metal, Engineer, 447

Valves, Slide, Bell-metal, Foundry Manager, 429

Watch Fusee Chains ? Time, 353

Weston’s Friction Clutch ? Manager, 107

Wood-centred Railway Wheels, Robt. W. Davidge, 275

Wood-centred Railway Wheels, R. Richardson, 217

Zero Motor, The, T. B. Lightfoot, 310

Zero Motor, The, S., 310

Letters Patent, Extension of, 70, 104

Literature : .

Aid to Survey Practice, by Lowis D A. Jackson, 33 Beilage zum Ingcnieur Kalcnder, by Von H. Feh-

land, 430 , . „ L. ,

Complete Course of Problems in Practical llane

Geometry, with Introduction to Elementary Solid Geometry, by J. W. Palliser, 127

Construction of Gasworks, and the Manufacture and Distribution of Coal Gas ; originally written by Sam. Hughes; re-written by Wm. Richards, 278

Electrotyping: Practical Manual, by J. W. Urquhart, 145

iterature (continued)— |

Elementary Theory and Calculations of Iron Bridges and Roofs, by August Ritter, 225

Elements of Mechanism, The, By T. M. Goodeve, 207

Engine Driving Life, &c., by Michael Reynolds, 15

Examples of Steam, Air and Gas Engines as Employed in Mines, Factories, &c. &c., by John Bourne, 260

Graphical Determination of Forces in Engineering Structures, by J. B. Chalmers, 448

Horticultural Buildings, Their Construction, Heating, &c., by F. A. Fawkes, 395

How to Manage a Steam Engine, by M. Powis Bale, 71

Laxton’s Builders’ Price Book for 1881, 127

Lessons in Elementary Mechanics, Introductory to the Study of Physical Science, by Philip Magnus, 315

Lighthouse Construction and Illumination, by Thos. Stevenson, 336

Magnetic Surveying and Angular Surveying, by Wm. Lintcrn, 233

Materials and Construction, &c., by Francis Campin, 109

Notice sur les Phares, Fanaux Bonds et Signaux Sonores, par L. Sautter, 326

Old Ireland Improved and Made New Ireland, by John P. Doyle, 375

Principles of Graphic Statics, The, by Geo. Sydenham Clarke, 90

River Bars. Notes on the Causes of their Formation &c., by Isaac J. Mann, 296

Rudiments of Civil Engineering, by Henry Law, including a Treatise on Hydraulic Engineering, by George Burnell, 412

Rules for Engine Drivers, Mounted Sheet on Rollers, 71

Scientific English Reader for German Students, by Dr. F. J. Wershoven, 109

Society of Engineers’ Transactions for 1880, 355

Steam Boilers: Their Design, Construction, and Management, by Wm. H. Shock, 164

Steam and the Steam Engine, Land, Marine, and Locomotive, by H. Evers, 52

System of Practical Arithmetic, by S. Young, 185

Uber Compound Maschincn, by V. Carl Ocrtling, 467

Worked Elementary Examples in Geometrical Drawing, by the Rev. John Hunter, 185

Zeitschrift fur Instrumenten Kunde, ler Jahrgang, 127

Lifeboat Work, A Year of, 375

Lighting, Railway Carriage, 298, 310, 350

Lincoln and Spalding Railway, 367

Livadia, The, 101

“ Livadia,” Fractured Boiler of the, 254

“Livadia,” The, Injuries Sustained by, in the Bay of Biscay, 290

“ Livadia,” The Russian Imperial Yacht, 288

“ Livadia,” The Steel Plates of the, 251

Local Education in Naval Architecture, Mr. W.

Denny, 270

Locomotive Boiler Explosions on the N.-E. Railway, 207

Locomotive Engine Brasses, 328, 377

Locomotive Engine Building in America, 176

Locomotive, Express, American, 101, 103

Locomotive, Express, for the Holland State Railway, Messrs. Beyer, Peacock, and Co., 159

Locomotive, Fast Express, with Mr. E. Wootton’s Firebox, for the Philadelphia and Reading Railway, 84, 103

Locomotive of the Future, 28, 31,104

Locomotive, the Poetry of the, 53

Locomotive Springs, Mr. James Jenkins, 103

Locomotives, American High-speed, 107

Locomotives, High-speed, 104, 107, 123, 136, 166, 176, 203, 217, 261, 297, 310, 329, 350, 376, 377, 387, 396

Locomotives, High-speed, Valve Gear for, 125

Locomotives, Links in the History of, 193, 216, 298, 432

Locomotives, English and American, 24

Locomotives, Weighing, 24

London Fires, 401

London Water Supply, 184, 332

Lundborg’s, Captain, High-speed Steamships, 457, 461

Machine Gun Competition, 42, 117, 175

Maclean’s, Dr. J. H., “ Peace Makers,” 89

McNaught, Mr. Wm., 53

Magneto and Dynamo Electric Machines, 277

Magneto-electric Machine, The Alliance, 298

Maidstone Explosion, 14

Manitoba, Daily Paper in, 344

Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincoln Railway, 90

Manhole, An Improved, 6

Mekarski Compressed Air Traction Company, Limited, 141

Mekarski Tramway Locomotive and Compressed Air

Tram-car, The, 154, 155, 164

Melbourne Exhibition, 262

Melbourne Exhibition, Agricultural Engines at, 136

Melbourne Exhibition, Portable Engines at, 126

Mersey Tunnel, The, 462

Messageries Maritimes, Alteration in the Service of, 74

Metropolitan Railway, 52

Metropolitan Water Supply, 431

Middlesbrough, Water Supply of, 296

Milan, Snow Clearing in, 49

Milford Docks, 8

Mill and Machinery, Messrs. Nagel and Kaemp, 424, 425

Milling Exhibition, The, 328, 345, 368, 369, 385, 405, 406, 424, 439, 442, 459

Milling Industry in Minneapolis, 322

Milling Machinery, Modern—see Exhibition, Milling.

Milling System, Messrs. Dell and Son, Milling Exhibition, 385

Miners, Suggested National Sliding Scale for, 314

Miscellanea, 5, 29, 45, 63, 87, 105, 119, 137, 157, 177, 199, 221, 243, 257, 279, 293, 311, 333, 351, 371,391, 414, 423, 441, 463

Mitre Gear, s.s. Cora Maria, 135

Molecular Magnetic Induction, 220

Molecular Torsion of Conducting Wires Produced by the Passage of an Electric Current, 462

Motor, A New High-speed, 396

Motor, The Zero, 295, 310

Murdoch’s Locomotive 1781, 432

Nagel and Kaemp, Messrs., Mill and Machinery, 424, 425

Naval Architecture, Local Education in, 270

Naval Engineer Appointments, 25, 44, 86, 104, 178 201, 218, 274, 308, 332, 362, 375, 388, 462

Naval Gun Carriage, Hydraulic Compressor for, 440 443

Navy Estimates, 223

Newfoundland Railway, The, 456

New York, The Brush Electric Light in, 15

Nickel Plating, A Feat in, 239

Nordenfelt Gun, The, 178

North-east Dock Accommodation, 430

North-Eastern Railways, The, 145

North of England, 17, 35, 55, 73, 93, 111, >30, 147, 167 186, 209, 226, 245, 264, 299, 316, 338, 356, 378, 415, 433 451, 469

Northern Gas Production, 355

Northern Sliding Scale, 260

Northern Trade Extension, 336

Notes from Scotland, 17, 36, 55, 73, 93, 112, 130, 147 168, 186, 210, 226, 245, 263, 282, 300, 316, 338, 356, 378 396, 415, 434, 450, 469

Notes from Lancashire, 16, 35, 55, 73, 92, 111, 129, 146 167, 186, 209, 226, 245, 263, 281, 299, 315, 338,356,378 396, 415, 433, 450, 469

Notes and Memoranda, 5, 29, 45, 63, 87, 105, 119, 137 157, 177, 199, 221, 243, 257, 279, 293, 311, 333, 351, 371 391, 414, 423, 441, 463

Notices to Correspondents, 11, 30, 51, 68, 89, 10*7, 125, 143, 163, 183, 205, 223, 241, 259, 277, 295, 313, 335, 353, 373, 393, 411, 429, 447, 465

Obituary :

Fletcher, Mr. James, 217

Head, Mr. John, 396

McNaught, Mr. Wm., 53

Weber, Baron Max von, 298

Ohio River Bridge at Beaver, Pa., 7, 16

Oils on Metals, The Action of, 72

Oil Mill, Wateringbury, Kent, 330, 331

Oleojector, Royle’s, Albion Works, Salford, 467

Ordnance Committee, The New, 205

Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Water, 176

Palliser Gun, The Destruction of, 403

Palliser Gun Experiments, 62, 145

Panama Canal, The, 161

Paraffin and Paraffin Oils, Production of, 422

Paris Water Supply—Standard Meters, M. Samain and

MM. Mathelen and Garnier, 124, 127

Parliament and the Rivers, 69

Patent Law Proposal, A, 123

Patent Laws, The, 67

Patents, Cheap, 9, 49, 104, 109, 176, 405

Patents, Commissioners of, 14

Patents, Official Examination of, 206

Patents, Selected American, 91

Patents in the United States, 140

Patents, The Value of, 70

Pattern and Trade Mark Protection in Austria, 260

Pease, Mr. Henry, 413

Peaty Discoloration of Drinking Water, 225

Peculiarities, On the, of Steel Plates Supplied for the Boilers of the Imperial Russian Yacht, “Livadia,” Mr. W. Parker, 251

Perkins, Mr., Hanging Fire-box Roof Stay Bolts, 179, 203

Peterborough Corporation Sewerage Works, 3

Photophone, Professor Graham Bell, 47

Photophone, Theory of the, 195

Ploughing Tackle, Steam, Mr. R. II. Fisken, 65

Portsmouth Dockyard Extension, Temporary Works and Plant at, 129

Portsmouth, Drainage of, 466

Post-office Vans for Spain, 388

Propeller, The De Bay, 8, 135, 156, 185

Propeller, Split Boss, Messrs. Cooke and Mylchrcest, 262

Propellers, Screw, Experiments on the Influence of Position on their Efficiency, 23

Pulverising Machine, Messrs. Jordan and Son, 218

Pump-swivel Valve, Albion Works, Salford, 468

Pump, Tar, Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co., 200

Pumping Engines, Compound, Detroit Waterworks, U.S.A., Mr. J. E. Edwards, 158

Pumping Machinery, Rajawellc, Ceylon, 218, 223

Pumping and Winding Engines, Kai-ping Colliery China, Messrs. Hathorn, Davey, and Co., 237, 240, 242 '

Purifiers —see Milling Machinery Exhibition.

Putty, Metallic Substitute for, Mr. Fletcher, 201

Pyramids of the Sixth Dynasty, Discovery of, 71

Quick Return Motions, 261

Radiograph, Mr. D. Winstanley, 138

Rail Trade, The Export, 44

Railway Carriage Lighting, 298, 310, 350

Railway Carriages, Warming, 104

Railway Clearing House, 421

Railway Coal Rates, 314

Railway Dividends, Forthcoming, 14

Railway Matters, 5, 29, 45, 63, 87, 105, 119, 137, 157, 177, 199, 221, 243, 257, 279, 293, 311, 333, 351, 371, 391, 414, 423, 441, 463

Railway, Midland, The, 127

Railway, Opening of a New, 434

Railway Rates, 260

Railway Rates in South Staffordshire, 375

Railway Station, for London, Central, 303, 329

Railways, Ireland, Narrow Gauge, 128

Railways as State Property, 69

Rainton Boiler Explosion, 408, 410

Refrigerator, Horizontal Dry Air, Messrs. J. and E.

Hall, 349

Regenerators, 350

Registration of Tonnage, 430

River Conservancy, 166

Rivetted Joints, Results of Experiments on, made for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 305, 324

Rivetting with Special Reference to Shipwork, 305, 324

Rivetting, English Practice in, Table of, R. H. Twed-dell, 325

Roller Mills and Dressing Machines at the Milling Exhibition, 368, 369—see Exhibition, Milling.

Rolling Stock, Bogie, 28

Royal Agricultural Show, The, 239

Royal Institution, The:

Electromotive Engines, Prof. Tyndall, 390

Royal Society, The:

Permanent Molecular Torsion cf Conducting Wires produced by the Passage of an Electric Current, Professor D. E. Hughes, 462

Russian Imperial Yacht “ Livadia,” On the, Capt. E. Goulaeff, 289

Society or Arts, 25, 434

Cantor Lectures, Subjects of, 154

Society, The Chemical :

Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Water, Estimation of, Mr._M. W. Williams, 176

Society of Civil Engineers of Paris and French Ports, 139

Society of Engineers :

Address of the President (Mr. Joseph Bernays), 100

Floating and Depositing Docks, Mr. John Stand-field, 332

Gas Engines, Mr. Charles Gandon, 185

Illumination by Compressed Gas, Mr. P. F. Nursey, 256

Prevention of Smoke, Mr. A. C. Engert, 440

Visit of the Members to the Mint, 467

Society, Glasgow Philosophical, Chemical Section :

Removal of Aqueous Vapour from the Atmosphere, Mr. J. J. Coleman, 202

Society, King’s College Engineering, 450

Notes on the Construction and Management of Waterworks, Mr. E. K. Burstal, 425

Stone v. Iron for Bridge Construction, Discussion on the Merits of, 91

Style in Architecture, Mr. Cuthburt Bradley, 138 Society, Leeds Civil and Mechanical Engineers’, 49

Photophone, The, Mr. L.- Boyd, 158

Pumping Engines, Mr. F. W. Armitage, 236

Society, Liverpool Engineering :

Application of the Electric Light at the Free Public

Library, Liverpool, Mr. J. 8. Brodie, 201

Automatic and Non-automatic Vacuum Brakes, 146

On the Design of Movable Bridges, Mr. C. F. Findlay, 64

Society of Mining Students, British, 413

Sanitary Houses, 128

Saw, Double-band, Mr. Aylesbury, 294, 287, 299

Saw Frame, Double Horizontal, Messrs. Thos. Robinson and Son, 348, 350

Saw Gumming Machine, 370

Saw Tree, Cross-cut, Messrs. S. Worssam and Co., 103

School of Mines, 70

Screw Propulsion, 329

Sea-view Pier, 350, 377, 388

Sea-water to London, Conveyance of, 6

Sewers, Type Drawings of Main, Mr. Robt. Rawlinson, 65, 68

Sheffield District, Notes from, 16, 35, 55, 73, 92, 111,

129, 147, 1G8, 186, 209, 227, 245, 263, 281, 299, 316,338,

356, 378, 396, 415, 433, 451, 469

Ship Launch, 316

Ships, Merchant, Stability of Certain, 269

Ships, Rolling of Sailing, 287

Ships, Wave-making, Resistance of, 288

Signals, Lighthouse, 262

Skeldergate Bridge, York, 181

Sligo Corporation Waterworks, 160, 162

Smoke, Prevention of, 440

Snow Clearing in Milan, 49

Snow and Floods in London, 52

Soldering by Electricity, 308

Solway Viaduct, 110, 278

South Kensington Museum, 22, 93, 116, 152, 174, 214, 220, 250, 268, 286, 304, 316, 344, 362, 375, 406, 438

Spain in the Levant, 239

Stability of Certain Merchant Ships, Mr. W. H. White, 269

Stapleton, near Bristol, Sewerage, 225

Staveley Ironworks, Horizontal Blowing Engines, 27, 30, 64

Staveley Pump Valve, The, 64

Steam Jackets, Value of, 393

Steam Navigation, Progress in, 156

Steam Shipping Trade, The, 141

Steamer, High-speed Passenger, Capt. Lundborg, 457, 461

Steamers, Light Draught, 405

Steamship Cora Maria, Mitre Gear, 135

Steamship Register, 315

Steamship Servia, The Cunard, 161

Steamships, Early, 370

Steamships, Iron, 432

Steel, Bessemer, and Steel Rails in the United States, 347

Steel, Board of Trade on, 183

Steel Castings, Sound, 153, 215, 298

Steel Hulls and Steel-faced Armour, their Effect on

Future War Ships, 251

Steel v. Iron, 405

Steel, Increased Use of, in Shipbuilding, 253

Steel, Mild, v. Iron for Shipbuilding, 393

Steel, Mild, used for Shipbuilding in the French Dockyards, 269

Steel, Mild, in the Workshops, 303

Steel, The Mystery of, 295

Steel Plates, The, of the Livadia, 251

Steel Plates, Strength of, 298

Steel Rails, Life of, 163

Steel for Shipbuilding, Bureau Veritas and Mild, 41,

50, 196

Steel Shipbuilding, Economical Advantages of, 323

Steel and Steel Plates, Manufacture of, in Russia, 324

Steel, Strength of, 329

Steel Testing Machine for the Bureau Veritas, Mons.

II. Thomasset, 50

Steel Trade, The, 3

Steel Works, Hydraulic Machinery for, 363

Stephenson Centenary, The, 239, 278, 314, 425, 430

Stone-dressing Machinery, 82

Stone v. Iron for Bridge Construction, 91

Storage of Electrical Energy, 447

Street’s Indian and Colonial Mercantile Directory for

1880-81, 101

Strength of Crank Shafts, Mr. J. T. Milton, 271

Strike, Cost of a, 207

Strike on the Hull and Barnsley Railway, 430

Suez Canal, The, 239

Surveying, Underground, Instrument fcr, 24

Swan’s Electric Lamps, 49

Swift, The, Stockton and Darlington Railway, 432

Switches and Crossings, Mr. Price Williams, 348

Style and Architecture, On, 138

Tandem Engine, Efficiency of a, 144, 166, 184, 203, 217, 261

Tangye Bros., Messrs., Catalogue, 136

Tap, Acid, Albion Works, Salford, 468

Target, Self-registering, 431

Tees Bridge Scheme, The, 225

Telegraph Cable-repairing Steamer “Grappler,” 255, 258

Telegraph Instrument, New, 116

Telegraphy, Quintuple, 52

Telemeters, 262

Telephone, and What it Might Do for London, 224

Telephonic Exchanges, 264

Telescope, A Great Refracting, 108

Tenders :

Addition to the Plant of Messrs. A. Gordon and

Co.’s Brewery, Peckham, 25

Erection of a New Brewery at Portslade, near Brighton, -25

Goods Engine, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 290, 291

Kidderminster Town Council - Corporation Sewage Farm, 109

Making, Metalling, Curbing, Channelling, and Sewering Private Roads in the Borough of Not- | tingham, 25

Ornamental Wrought Iron Gates and Railings for the Public Park, Hastings, 467

Pile Driving, &c., in Extension of Ballast Bank, Portmadoc Harbour, Mr. Thomas Roberts, 467 '

Portslade Brewery and Plant, 127

Saltley—Birmingham—Sewerage Works, 161

Tenders {continued)—

Sewage Farm, The, 299

Sewerage Works, Caine, Wiltshire, 242

i Sewerage of Kenilworth, The, 299

Southam Sewage, Outfall Works, 3

Stapleton, near Bristol, Sewerage, 225

Testing Machine, Mr. Kennedy, 139

i Testing Machines, 50-ton, Steel Company of Scotland, i Mr. Thos. Williamson, 389

I Tests, Steam Engine, 337

Thomas and Gilchrist Process, The, 25

Thorburn’s Tube Expander, 376

Thrashing Machines, Mr.W. Worby Beaumont, On, 325 ! Tidal and Upland Waters, Relative Value of, in Maintaining Rivers, Estuaries, and Harbours, 337

| Tide Gauge, Tidal Harmonic Analyser and Tide Pre-

I dieter, 202

i Tide Predicting Machine, Sir Wm. Thomson, 216

I Tighe-Hamilton Bevel Gear Cutting Machines, 407

■ Tonnage Rates for Coal from Yorkshire and Durham, 466

i Tonnage Rates for Coal from South Yorkshire, 412

| Torpedo Boat Building, Rapid, 136

Torpedo Boats, 6

Torpedo Boats and Light Yachts for High-speed Steam

Navigation. 366

Torpedo, A Stray, 274

Towage, Chain, 262

Towing System, The Belgian Steam Cable, 44

I Tramway Locomotive and Compressed Air Tram-car, The Mekarski, 154, 155, 164

Tramways, Ashton and Stalybridge, 438

Tramways, South London, 217

Tramways, Steam, 274

Transit, The, and its Optical Difficulties, 123

Transmission of Power to a Distance, 79

Trial Trip of the Steel Steamer “Aristides,” 390

Tube Expander, Mr. W. Thorburn, 376

Tube Plate Cutter, Mr. E. H. Bennett, 200

Twenty Minutes on the Increased Use of Steel in Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Mr. John R. Ravenhill, 253

Use of Mild Steel for Shipbuilding in the French , Dockyards, 269

Vacuum, The Value of a, 108

Valve, Balanced Slide, 425

Valve, Cylinder Relief, Albion Works, Salford, 467

Valve Gear, Mr. Albert Zimmermann, 376

Valve Gear for High-speed Locomotives, 125

Valve, Reversible, Albion Works, Salford, 467

Valve, The Staveley Pump, 64

i Valves, Double-slide, for Slow-speed Engines, 262

Valves, Lock-up Safety, Albion Works, Salford, 468

Valves, Safety, 126, 217, 262, 310, 328, 350, 387, 405, 426, 459

Valves, Safety, Efficiency of, 196

■ Valves on Traction Engines, Locked-up Safety, 25

Vavasseur’s Naval Gun Carnage, 440

Visits in the Provinces—Messrs. W. H. Bailey and Co.’s Albion Works, Salford, 467

Weber, Baron Max r., 298

Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 65

Westinghouse Brake in France, 118

Wheel, Wood Centre, Mr. W. H. Kitson, 197

Wheels, Railway, Wood-centred, 217, 275

Whitby, Harbour Works at, 402

Wick Harbour, 127

Winstanley, Mr. D., Radiagraph, 138

Wire Rope Gear at Penruifufer, Llwrynypie, and Lochelly Collieries, 10, 15

Wood-centred Railway Wheels, 217, 275

Wood Pulp Making Machinery, Mr. T. and F. Bell, 85, 88

Wool Exhibition, International, 166, 449

Wales and Adjoining Counties, 17, 36, 74, 93, 112, 130, 147, 168, 186, 210, 227, 245, 264, 282, 300, 316, 338, 356, 378, 396, 416, 434, 451, 470

Walls, Retaining, Theory and Practice of, 335

Water, Purification of, 462

Water, Purification and Softening of, Plant for, Mr. J.

H. Porter, 121, 122

"Water Supply in the Midlands, 355

Waterworks, Constiuction and Management of, 425

Wave-making, Resistance of Ships, Mr. Froude, 288

Waves Raised by Paddle Steamers, and their Positions Relatively to the Wheels, 269

Yorkshire Boiler Insurance and Steam Users' Company, 139

Yorkshire Freemasonry, 4

Zarskoje-Selo Railway. The, 289

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