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The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
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The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1915 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.

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A

  • ABRASIVE Wheels and Grinding Machines, Suggested Rules for Speed, 305
  • Acetylene Gas, Risks of Corrosive Effects on Pipes and Metal Containers, 579
  • Acid Tower Group of Reinforced Concrete, 455

AERONAUTICS :

  • - Aerial Machine Speedometer, O. A. Danielson, 455
  • - Aeronautics as a Safe Occupation, Dr. Glazebrook, 137
  • - Aviators to Discover Seal for the Newfoundland Seal Fishery, 531
  • - British Height Flying Record over 20,000ft., 579
  • - Flying in War-time ; Fewer Accidents than in Time of Peace, 281
  • - Imperial Aircraft Flotilla, Donation from Hong-Kong, 629
  • - Italian Aeroplane, Experiments with New Type, 159
  • - Memorial to Mr. E. T. Busk, 555
  • - Transparent Material for Aeroplanes and Muffling Box to Deaden Sound, 554
  • AIR and Gas Mixture, Successful Experiments in Burning, 137
  • Alloy, New Non-corrosive, 431
  • Aluminium for Construction of Zeppelins, Germany’s Search for, 13
  • Aluminium in Minerals, Test for, 13
  • Amber Scarcity due to Stoppage of German Supplies, 39
  • Ambulance Cars and Position of Exhaust Pipe, 231
  • American Industries, Research Advocated with View to Independent Supply of Raw Material, 137
  • Anti-freezing Mixture for Protection of Motor Car Radiators and Cylinders, 207
  • Anti-typhoid Vaccination, Osiris Prize, 629
  • Antimony Shortage in America, 579
  • Architects and the War, Society’s Report, 87
  • Asbestos Lining for Wooden-bodied Cars Used in Power-house, 506
  • Asbestos on the West Coast of Tasmania, 603
  • Asphyxiating Gases in Warfare, 455

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS, AND SOCIETIES:

  • Association, The British :
  • - Meeting in Manchester, 590
  • Association of Consulting Engineers (Incorporated) :
  • - Annual General Meeting, 615
  • Association, Incorporated Municipal Electrical :
  • - Programme for June, 1915, 243
  • Institute, The Royal Sanitary :
  • - Henry Saxon Snell Prize, 520
  • Institution of Automobile Engineers :
  • - Annual Meeting and Report, 320
  • Institution of Civil Engineers :
  • - Awards for Papers, 443

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS, AND SOCIETIES (continued):

  • - King of the Belgians and Admiral Lord Fisher as Honorary Members, 255
  • - Sir William White Memorial, 255
  • Institution of Electrical Engineers :
  • - Associate Membership Examination, 152
  • - Engineer Volunteer Training Corps, 443
  • - Nominations for Election to the Council, 330
  • Institution of Locomotive Engineers :
  • - Annual Meeting ; Impending Incorporation ; Awards for Papers, andc., 179
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers :
  • - Building at Storey’s-gate Taken Over by Government ; Changed Address, 628
  • Institution of Mining and Metallurgy :
  • - Gold Medal Award, 231
  • - Report; Incorporation ; Members with the Colours, 305
  • - Unofficial Dinner, 231
  • Institution of Naval Architects :
  • - Sir William White Memorial, 255
  • Institution, North-East Coast, of Engineers and Shipbuilders :
  • - Scholarship Offered, Conditions, 125
  • Institution, Royal :
  • - Annual Meeting, 469
  • - General Meeting, Election, andc., 592
  • - General Meeting ; Elections ; Gift of £5000 by the Hon. Sir C. A. Parsons, 226
  • - General Meeting ; Presentation of Bust of Sir Humphry Davy, 136
  • - Programmes of Lectures, 214, 267, 343
  • Institution of Water Engineers :
  • - Meeting in London ; Postponement of Belfast Meeting, 317
  • Society, Royal Agricultural:
  • - Exhibition and Trial of Implements Regulations, 155, 270
  • Society, Royal, of Arts :
  • - Albert Medal Presented to Signor Marconi, 392
  • - Fothergill Lectures, Professor V. Lewes, 629, 640
  • - Industrial Uses of Radium, T. Thorne Baker, 381
  • - Modern Munitions of War, Professor Vivian B. Lewes, 640
  • - Motor Fuels, Professor Vivian Lewes, 629
  • - Utilisation of Solar Energy, A. S. E. Ackermann, 431
  • Society, Royal Meteorological:
  • - Annual General Meeting, 118
  • - “Chapters” in Meteorological History, Professor H. H. Turner, 598
  • - Correlation between Changes in Barometric Height at Stations in the British Isles, E. H. Chapman, 401
  • - Monthly Meeting ; Papers by A. E. M. Geddes and V. G. Anderson, 182
  • - Report on Phenological Observations from December, 1913—November, 1914, 544
  • - Study of the Moving Waves of Weather in South America, H. H. Clayton, 401
  • - Wet Winter of 1914-1915, Dr. H. R. Mill and Mr. H. E. Carter, 544

B

  • BARGE, Electrically Propelled, in Germany, 381
  • Bearings of Engines and Turbines, New, Trouble Caused by Imperfect Cleaning of Castings, 331
  • Belgian Chamber of Commerce in London ; Need of Funds, 76
  • Belgian Engineering Workmen Employed by Messrs. Vickers at Barrow, 207
  • Blowholes as a Cause of Reluctance in Magnetic Circuits, 481
  • Board of Industry, Proposed New Government Department, 159
  • Board of Trade Commercial Intelligence Branch and German Trade, 183
  • Boiler Explosion due to Ignorance, 207
  • Boiler Explosions in United States, Analysis of Causes, 231
  • Boxwood Substitute, 322
  • Brass Export Trade of Germany and Austria, 357
  • Breathing Apparatus for Mine Rescue Supplied to Military Authorities, 507
  • Bridges over the Thames, Four New, to be Constructed, 531
  • Brightside Foundry and Engineering Company’s Jubilee, 467
  • British Empire Commercial Club about to be Founded, 455
  • British Industries Fair, 467 ; to be Repeated in 1916, 559
  • British Standard Rolled Sections, 255
  • British Trade with Nigeria, 267

C

  • “CALORISING,” Process for Placing Protective Coating on Metals, 183
  • Camera Bellows, Remedy for Sagging, 207
  • Canada, Royal Commission’s Trade Report, 454
  • Cardiff, Promotion of New Industries, Two Days’ Meeting, 231
  • Casting Rods in Non-ferrous Metals, Novel Method, 507
  • Casting and Stamping, Substances which do not Shrink during Solidification, 39
  • Caustic Potash and Caustic Soda for Detergent and Grease Removing Purposes, 13
  • Centrifugal Pumps, Largest in the World, 137
  • Charcoal Manufacture and the Present Demand, 357
  • Chemical Fire Extincteur, Mather and Platt, 304
  • Chemical Industries and Government Assistance, 481
  • Chemical Research, Balance for Accurate Weighing of Substances, 531
  • China Clay, English Annual Production and Exports, 579
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth’s Apprentice System, 393
  • Clean Water Essential for Efficient Running of Pumps, 137
  • Clocks and Watches Made in Germany, Loss of her Export Trade, 39
  • Coal Dust Explosions in Mines, Methods of Prevention and Tests, 207
  • Coal Seams, Formation of, in the Light of Recent Microscopic Investigations, J. Lomax, 63
  • Coal Shortage, Conference between Members of Parliament and Gas and Electricity Companies, 603
  • Cocoanut Water as a Rubber Coagulant, 39
  • Coking of Coal, How to Estimate Coal Value, 111
  • Colliery Ropes and Pulley Wheels, Wear of Ropes and Care Needed, 305
  • Colombia as a Field for British Machinery, 507
  • Contraband of War, Additional Articles Included, 555
  • Contraband of War, Long List of Articles, 13
  • Coolidge Tube Used to Search for Blowholes in Steel Casting, 183
  • Copper, Determination of Specific Heat over Temperature Range 10 deg. to 50 deg. Cent., D. R. Harper, 255
  • Copper Exports from Peru Severely Affected by War, 63
  • Copper Scarcity in Sweden, 111 ; Expected to Cause Closing of Works, 409
  • Copper Supplies for Germany from Belgian Tramways and Telephones, 159
  • Coppering of Iron and Steel, 579
  • Corrosion Committee Investigators, Results of Work, 455
  • Cotton Mills in Lancashire, Proposal to Reduce Working Hours on Account of Short Supply of Coal and Labour, 207
  • Creosote, Increased American Production, 555
  • Crystal Palace Engineering Society Award, 419
  • Cyanide Supply for Mining and the War, 207
  • Cyfarthfa Works, Possibility of being Taken Over by Government for Manufacture of Munitions of War, 281
  • Cylinder Arrangement in Eight-cylinder Petrol Engines, Experiments, G. Chatain, 183

D

  • DEEP-WATER Concreting through a Tube, E. B. Von de Greyn, 39
  • Dentistry and the Electric Motor, 579
  • Detinning Tin-plate by Chlorine, New Process, 531
  • Diehead, Self-opening, How to Use it, 579
  • Diesel Engines and Mexican Fuel Oil, 159
  • Dover and Calais Connection by Bridge or Tunnel, 431
  • Dover Seamen’s Institute for Mine Sweepers and Others, 481
  • Dust Explosions Caused by Static Electricity Produced by Friction of Pulley and Belts 531

E

  • EGG Output Increased by Artificial Light—in Chicago, 159

ELECTRICAL MATTERS :

  • - Accidents from Contact with Electric Wires, Measures to be Adopted, 331
  • - Accumulator Propelled Vehicles, R. J. Mitchell, 431
  • - Agricultural Operations by Electric Power, Experiments in Italy, 231
  • - Alternating Current for Arc Welding, 357
  • - Applications for Electric Lighting . Provisional Orders, 183
  • - Automatic Sub-stations on the Increase in America, 331
  • - Barge, Electrically Propelled, in Germany, 381
  • - Battery of Electric Vehicle, Indicator to Show Mileage Available, 87
  • - Bearings, Electric Currents in, 63
  • - Blowers for Transformers, Method of Connecting, 39
  • - Cable Installation in an Earth Trench, 603
  • - Camps Lighted by Electricity, Great Impetus to Electrical Industry Caused by War, 13
  • - Cars in Mines, Gathering and Hauling, Combination Storage Battery and Trolley Type Locomotive, General Electric Company, 206
  • - Cat Entangledin High-voltage Wire, 137
  • - Corona Current and Increase in Air Pressure, 13
  • - Direct and Alternating-current Generators, Comparison, B. G. Lamme, 207
  • - Direct-current Generator, Exceptionally Large, 381
  • - Dynamo, Failure to Excite, 381, 455
  • - Economy of the Electric Drive at Ohio Paper Mill, 555
  • - Effect of Moisture in the Earth on Temperature of Underground Cables, L. E. Finlay, 357
  • - Electric Blasting Accident Attributed to Lightning Flash, 183
  • - Electrical “Communications” for Signalling in War-time, P. R. Coursey, 281
  • - Electrical Conductivity of Aqueous Hydrochloric Acid Saturated with Sodium Chloride, F. D. Miles, 255
  • - Electric Furnace in the Zinc Industry, 39
  • - Electric Furnaces in Italy, 531
  • - Electric Power in India, H. R. Speyer, 431
  • - Electric Steel Making Furnaces, 111, 281
  • - ELECTRIC VEHICLE COMMITTEE :
  • - Advance in Prices ; Standard Receptacle for Charging, 431
  • - Charging, Methods of, and Standardisation of Charging Equipments, 301
  • - Efforts to Establish Uniform Rate for Charging Vehicle Batteries, 13
  • - Standard Design of Charging Station Sign,
  • - Standard Plug for Electric Vehicles, Advantages, 579
  • - Standardisation of Metal Filament Glow Lamps, 301
  • - Various Recommendations and Resolutions, 87, 629
  • - “Electriquette” Car, in the Panama Exhibition, Replaces Wheeled Chairs, 381
  • - Electrolytic Production of Commercial Oxygen Gas, 63
  • - Exchange of 'Charged for Discharged Storage Batteries in Electric Vehicles while the Cars are kept in Active Service, 629
  • - Generator for Swedish Single-phase Railway,
  • - German Electrical Industries in War-time, 531
  • - German Emergency Standards for Wires, Cables, and Insulation, 554
  • - German Shortage of Flour and Dry Batteries for Pocket Lamps, Recipe for Thickening the Electrolyte, 405
  • - German Trenches Fitted with Electric Light, Fans, and Mechanism for Draining, 555
  • - Hackney, Poplar, Stepney, and Shoreditch Electricity Undertakings, Proposed Interconnection, 183
  • - High-tension Line Insulators, Inspection and Testing, '629
  • - Impure Oil in Transformers, 357
  • - Incubator, Satisfactory Results of Electricity, 629
  • - Indicator for Air Supply of Turbine Generator, 431
  • - Insulators for Transmission Lines, Importance of Colour for, 13
  • - Ipswich Electric Supply Extensions, 357
  • - Lamp, The Electric, The Case for, W. Maurice, 63
  • - London County Council Power Scheme, Conference with Municipalities and Supply Companies Involved, 555
  • - Marylebone Electricity Committee and London County Council Bill, 87
  • - Miners’ Electric Lamp, Value of, in Explosions, 137
  • - Mining Regulations, H. T. Glover and Co.’s Booklet, 585
  • - Motor Sparking, Cause of, 230
  • - Motor Weighing but 5.25 oz., 579
  • - Notodden, Norway, Acquires Waterfall for Electrical Supply, 207
  • - Oil Used for Switches and Transformers, Subject to Physical and Chemical Changes, 255
  • - Pilot Lamps on Heating Circuits, Compulsory Use in Sydney, 231
  • - Private Generating Plants, A. H. Dykes, 555
  • - Protective Devices in Electric Generating Stations, J. Gardner, 39
  • - Radiators, Electric, Efficiency of, P. Good, 111
  • - Railway Repair Shops in America, Source of Electricity Supply, 13
  • - Rand Mines Power Supply and Defective Electrical Machinery, 629
  • - Salford Electricity Supply, Additional Power for Plant Needed for War Contracts, 603
  • - Sawdust as Fuel for Swiss Power Station, 137
  • - Sinusoidal Voltage from Alternators, 405
  • - Small Capacity Out-door Sub-stations for Service to Sparsely Populated Areas, 63
  • - Standards, Electrical, of Britain and American, Conference Arrives at an Agreement, 455

ELECTRICAL MATTERS (continued):

  • - Standards for Electric Vehicle Motors and Electrical Vehicles Mileage Ratings, 13
  • - Steel or Wood Poles for Transmission Lines, 159
  • - Sub-station Erection in Fifteen Days, 481
  • - Swedish Exports of Electrical and Telephone Material, 579
  • - Tachograph and the Electric Drive, 507
  • - Taxicabs, Electric, in the United States, 507
  • - Temporary Generating Station to Supply Electric Power to Manufacturers of War Material, 111
  • - Testing Iron Stampings at High Flux Densities, Difficulty Experienced, 87
  • - Testing Transformer Constructed by Seattle Students, Large Size, 111
  • - Three-phase Motor, Test of Star or Mesh Connection, 431
  • - Transformer and Switch Oils, Need of Care and Tests, 231
  • - U.S.L. Electric Lighting Dynamo and Engine Starter, Test of Power Consumed, 207
  • - Vehicles, Passenger and Freight, Electric, 39
  • - War Munitions, Suggested Organisation of Workmen in Generating Stations, 629
  • - Why a Dynamo will not Excite, 381, 455
  • - Wimbledon, Power - house, Sub - stations, Cable and Track-laying, for London and South-Western Railway, 255
  • - Winnipeg, Increased Growth of Electrical Installation, 477
  • - Wyndham Mining Company Adopts Electrical Pumping, 579
  • ENGINEER Volunteer Training Corps, 443
  • Engineering Bills in Parliament, 99
  • Engineering Institutions’ Volunteer Training Corps, 642
  • Engineering Standards Committee, Ball Journal Bearings for Automobiles, Single Row, 99
  • Explosion of Boiler Thirty-seven Years Old, 137
  • Explosives Used in Mining Operations, Investigations to Increase Safety, 207
  • Explosives, Various, Properties and Safety in Handling, 603
  • Export of Coal and Coke Prohibited to Other than British and Allied Countries, 455

F

  • FLY-WHEEL Burst in Sheffield Works, 231
  • Fly-wheel Bursting, Boiler Explosions and Insurance Question, 255
  • Fly-wheel Bursting at Cardiff Electrical Station, 381
  • Forest Destruction a Serious Matter in Southern Nigeria, 481
  • Foundry Cupola, Small Size, to Avoid Waste, 111
  • Friction Rings for Use in Friction Clutches of Lathes, 629
  • Furnaces, Gas-fired, for Industrial Purposes, Brayshaw Furnaces and Tools, Limited, 171

G

  • GAS, Asphyxiating, Used by Germans, Discussion as to Composition, 431
  • Gas-blowing Engine, Largest Single Tandem, yet Constructed in United States, 305
  • Gas Engine in Generating Station, Defective Exhaust Valve Replaced during Working, 231
  • Gas Engines, Large, Evolution and Progress in Design of, Professor W. Hubert, 305
  • Gas Heating and Air Contamination, W. H. Twigg, 159
  • Gas Poisoning in the Trenches, Suggested Use of Fan Blowers, Dr. F. C. Coley, 555
  • Gasoline Manufacture by New Process in Germany, 555
  • Gauge Weir at Hampton, 531
  • German Gas Engines Delivered without the Copper Bearings, 255
  • German Iron Cross Manufacture, 405
  • German Observers of Solar Eclipse Captured and Instruments Confiscated by Russia, 455
  • German Production of Matches, Porcelain, Glass and Cyanides, 305
  • German Shells, Composition Varies as Metals get Scarce, 405
  • German Technical Training and Labour-saving Equipment, D. E. Roberts, 305
  • German Workmen at the Bethlehem Steel Company’s Works, 87
  • German Works in Belgium, 63
  • Germans in Belgium, Railway Construction and Tree-felling, 187
  • Germany as an Exporter of Brass and Brass Ware, 331
  • Germany’s Copper Supply, Uses of Scrap Metal, 137
  • Glass Manufacture in Britain to Replace German Supply, Experiments at the National Physical Laboratory, 255, 281
  • Glass for Optical Instruments, Need of, 603
  • Glass Research, 377
  • Glass Research Committee, Investigations Result in Valuable Information for Manufacturers, 405
  • Glass for X-Ray Bulbs, 603
  • Graphite for Curing Scale in Boilers, 481
  • Graphite Injection into Feed Water, 431
  • Greenwich Observatory Meteorological Observations, Wettest Winter for a Hundred Years, 579
  • Groynes and Sea Walls, A. T. Walmisley, 159
  • Guns, Sporting, No Demand for, and No Facilities by Makers to Replace with Military Rifles, 455
  • Guns Wound with 190 Miles of Wire, Lieut.-Col. Hadcock, 405

H

  • HAWAIIAN Volcano Research Association, 281
  • Helmets, Light Steel, for French Soldiers, 603
  • High Explosives in Warfare, W. Machab, 13
  • Human Body’s Power Consumption and Heat Production in Kilowatt-hours, 305
  • Hydrocarbon Oil or Liquefied Solid Hydrocarbon, Patent, 455
  • Hydro-electric Plants in California, 281
  • Hypochlorite of Soda for Laundry Use in Removal of Stains, andc., 111

I

  • ICE Used as Temporary Foundation for Steel Tank,159
  • Imperial College of Science and Technology, 480
  • Imperial Institute, Annual Report, Technical Information Bureau, 255
  • Industries and Labour-saving Machinery in India, Need of Supervision, A. Chatterton, 111
  • Internal Combustion Engine in the Oilfield, F. G. Rappoport, 331
  • International Engineering Congress, 1915, 28
  • Inventions Development Association, Projected National, 603

IRON AND STEEL:

  • - British Exports for Ten Months ending October 31st, 1914, 13
  • - British Iron Ore Supplies, Groundless Fear of Scarcity, Professor Kendall, 331
  • - Castings Painted to Indicate Parts to be Machined, 63
  • - Corrodibility of Cast Iron and Mild Steel Experiments, Newton Friend and C. W. Marshall, 555
  • - Corrosion of Wrought Iron and Steel Tubes, Internal and External, Conditions and Precautions, 405
  • - Device for Indicating Minute Deflections of a Steel Bar, 551
  • - Electrolytic Iron as Protective Coating, S. Cowper-Coles, 159
  • - Heat Treatment after Machining, 357
  • - Oxidising Steel or Iron Sheets to Produce Uniform Bluish Colour, 63
  • - Sheffield Output of War Material and -the Labour Shortage, 63
  • - Steel Manufacture in the Electric Furnace, 111 ; V. Stobie, 281
  • - Steel for Permanent Magnets, Criteria, Professor S. P. Thompson, 305
  • - Steels for Motor Cars, The Right and the Wrong Kinds, 579
  • - Tool Steel Materials, especially Molybdenum, 455
  • - Works, Cyfarthfa, for War Munitions, Possibility of Reopening, 357, 381
  • ITALY’S Motor Building Industry and Large Purchases of German Machine Tools, 381

J

  • JOURNALS and Bearings Too Much Worn for Lubrication, Veitch Wilson, 331

K

  • KING Albert of Belgium and the Daily Telegraph Fund, 254

L

  • LEAD, Effects of, on Brass and Bronze Castings, 405
  • Leak Stopping in a Vertical Tube Heater, 603
  • Leonard, H. Ward; Death of Celebrated Electrical Inventor, 381
  • Life-saving Apparatus, Experiment in Public Baths, 231
  • Lifts Superseded in American Club by Long Inclined Planes, 459
  • Light in the Home, Professor Boys, 87
  • London County Council Increased Pay to Employees to Meet Extra Cost of Living due to the War, 281
  • Lubrication of Diesel Engines, H. L. Aiderton, 555

M

  • MACHINE Tool and Engineering Association, Limited, Annual Report, 136
  • Machine Tool Gearing and Bath Lubrication, 331
  • Machinery Requisites ; Board of Trade Inquiries for Sources of Supply, 507
  • Magneto Ignition and German-made Insulating Material, J. F. Henderson, 159
  • Manchester Steam Users’ Association, Details of Work, 519
  • Marble to Replace Opal Glass for Electric Light Shades, 405
  • Metal Fragments in Wounds Located by Alternating-current Electromagnet, 405
  • Metal Spraying “Pistol,” 507
  • Metal Spraying, Schoop Process, 555
  • Metallic Salts, Melting Points of, to Indicate Temperature, 111
  • Miners’ Wages, War Bonus Fixed by Coal Conciliation Board, 531
  • Mines and Quarries Accident Statistics, 255
  • Miniature Rifle Range, British Westinghouse Company, 320
  • Mining Explosives, Substitutes to Reduce Cost, 481
  • Minister of Engineering, Proposal Negatived, 531
  • Model Mine at Panama International Exhibition, 231
  • Motor Car Cost and Air-cooled Engines, 357
  • Motor Car Labour and Materials in Germany, Scarcity of Supplies, 38
  • Motor Car Lights and Police Regulations, 255
  • Motor Cars for 1915, 20
  • Motor Cars and Bicycles Imported into Siam, Comparison between Countries of Origin, 305
  • Motor Imports from British Empire into South Africa, Increase, 507
  • Motor Show, English, Uncertain for this Year, 431
  • Motor Traffic, Heavy, J. A. Brodie, 338
  • Motor Vehicle Exports from the United States, J. Calder, 555
  • Motor Vehicles as Hospital Units, Successful Use at the Front, 183
  • Motoring Record of over 142 Miles per Hour, 357
  • Muffler for Exhaust Gases of Motor Car and Aeroplane Engines, New Type, 137 ; (Letter), 158
  • Munitions of War, Skilled Labour for the Making of, 368, 481 ; (Letter), 377

N

  • NATIONAL Physical Laboratory, Annual Meeting, Report, andc., 628
  • Negatives, Method of Drying Films, 405
  • Nickel Exports from Canada to the United States, Prevention of Supply to Germany, 39
  • Nickel Plating Aluminium, Process, 531
  • Nitro-celiulose, Rewards for Improvements in Manufacture, 207
  • Non-conducting Coating for Low-pressure Steam Pipes, 455

O

  • OBSERVATION Cars, Extending Ladders and Man-lifting Kites, 255
  • Oilfield of Western Canada, Cunningham Craig, 137
  • Oil Tank Steamer, 15,000-Ton, Launched at Walker Shipyard, 183
  • Organisation of Industry after the War, Lieut. W. P. Digby, 629
  • Osiris Prize Award by Institute of France, 629

P

  • PAINT and Colour Trade, British Supplies Replacing German, 305
  • Painting Boiler Settings to Increase Draught, 255
  • Papermaking Materials, Empire’s Resources in, S. C. Phillips, 455
  • Patent-office Business, Decline in Every Branch, 405
  • Patents and Trade Marks Owned by Alien Enemies, 555
  • Patterns, Composition to Replace Wood, 481
  • Pencil-making Machinery in England to Replace German Supply, 281
  • Pentane Lamps, Investigation to Increase Efficiency, 231
  • Petrol Substitute at Very Low Cost Invented in South Africa, 231
  • Petroleum Imports into the United Kingdom, Great Increase, 87
  • Photography Under Water, 579
  • Plumbago Exports from Ceylon, Serious Situation due to War, 531
  • Poison Gas and its Antidote, 579
  • Portland Cement, Electrical Power in the Manufacture of, 255
  • Portland Cement Works for Queensland, 568
  • Portuguese Colonies, Development of New Industries, 39
  • Postal Service by Aeroplanes under Consideration in the United States ; Advantage in Mountainous Districts, 281
  • Power Plant, Interesting Type, for Driving Flour Mills, 331
  • Private Bills in both Houses of Parliament, 137
  • Producer Gas, Simple Means of Purifying, C. A. Tupper, 281
  • Profits of Munitions of War, Limitations, 481
  • Pumping Station, Calculation of Slippage, 381
  • Punctures in Bicycle Tires, Device for Detection, 531

Q

  • QUEBEC Tax on Public Slot Machines, 357
  • Queensland, Mineral Output, 405

R

  • RADIO Control for Torpedoes, 207
  • Radio telegraphy—see Wireless
  • Radium Bearing Ore from British Columbia, 207
  • Radium and the Growth of Plants, 481

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS:

  • - Accident Caused by Boy Working Signals, 357
  • - Accidents and Cab Signals, 481
  • - Accidents to Railway Servants, Statistics, 137, 357
  • - Accountant, Consulting, to Assist Government in Settling Compensation to Railways Taken Over, 183
  • - Additional Charges on Carriage of Goods, 454
  • - African Railway Linking-up ; Dar-es-Salaam to Mouth of the Congo, 305, 629
  • - Ambulance Train for France, 331
  • - American Steam Railway Electrification, 579
  • - Anglo-Argentine Tramways Company, Favourable Working Receipts, 111
  • - Armoured Trains, Date of Original Use, 255
  • - Army and Railwaymen, 159
  • - Association for Small Railway Companies, Scheme on Foot to Establish, 137
  • - Australian Railway Mixed Gauge Troubles ; Experiments in New South Wales, 579
  • - Australian Tramway from Camberwell to Melbourne in Course of Construction, 107
  • - Australian Transcontinental Railway, Details, 531

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued):

  • - Automatic Train Control and the Aisgill Accident, 13
  • - Automatic Train Control by Wireless Signals, 603
  • - Bakerloo Railway, Queen’s Park Extension Opened, 137, 603
  • - Belgian Railwaymen Refuse Work under Germans on Belgian Railways, 87
  • - Berlin Surface Railways and the War, 481
  • - Board of Trade Regulations with Regard to Fire Risks on Underground Railways, 65
  • - Brake, Electrically Controlled Air, Efficiency of New Type, 455
  • - Brazilian and Paraguayan North-Eastern Railways, Proposed Connection, 331
  • - Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway Electrification Results, 331
  • - Caledonian Railway’s Locomotives, 207
  • - Caledonian Railway’s Solitary Rail Motor Car, 207
  • - Cambrian Company’s Observation Cars for Tourists’ Use, 255
  • - Canadian Railway Construction in 1914, 207
  • - Canadian Railway Revenue, Decrease in Receipts and Expenditure, 535
  • - Chaloner Whin Derailment and Movable Crossings, 603, 629
  • - Charing Cross, Strand and Aldwych Stations, Shuffle of Names, 481
  • - Cheshunt and Edmonton Branch Line, 355
  • - Chicago Terminal District, Statistics of Mileage and Traffic, 39
  • - Coal and Heavy Goods Delivered in Vienna by Vans Towed by Electric Tramcars, 455
  • - Cockerill Works at Full Pressure under German Control, 481
  • - Collieries and Railway Dispute, 357
  • - Concrete as Protection to Steel Work, Severe Test, 579
  • - Conduit Tramways under Snow, Electrical Phenomenon, 159
  • - Congestion on the Railways, Enormous Number of Goods Trains, 231
  • - Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway, Collision, 128, 357
  • - Corrugation of Tram Rails, Differential Gear to Prevent, 531
  • - Cost of Personal Injuries on American Railways, 137
  • - Cost of Reinforced Concrete Bridges, Great Central Railway, 67
  • - Crewe Station Accommodation for Soldiers and Sailors, 579
  • - “Crushed Heads” on American Railroads, 169
  • - Danger Signals, Suggestions of Inventors, 531
  • - Dar-es-Salaam-Tanganyika Railway, German Measures of Defence, 305, 629
  • - Derailment Reports, Concise and Discursive, 39
  • - Detonator-laying Machines in Use on Various Railways, 579
  • - Dining Cars to be Withdrawn, 305
  • - Direct-current Line, 2400-Volt, being Built between Tofo Mines and Port of Cruz Grande, 305
  • - Disinfection of Railway Cars in Russia, 472
  • - District Railway Bill, Proposed Alterations at Hammersmith Station, 111
  • - District and Tube Railways, Appointments, 137
  • - Dover, Marine Station Nearly Complete, 183
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway, Sea Encroachments Necessitate the Diversion of the Line near Bray, 281
  • - Edison Storage Battery Car, Successful Demonstration, 13
  • - Egyptian State Railways’ Use of Private Workshops, 280
  • - Electric Lamp-posts, Method of Preventing Breakage of Globes and Lights, 381
  • - Electric Service Abandoned and Steam Resumed in the Giovi Tunnel, 305
  • - Electric and Steam Locomotives, Comparison in Cost of Repairs, Need of Better Treatment, 231
  • - Electric Train Staff System Installed in Lake Superior Division of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, 281
  • - Electrification of North-Eastern Line between Shildon and Newport, 281
  • - Electrified Portion of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway, Details of Line and Rolling Stock, 13
  • - Envelopes and Economy on United States Railroads, 603
  • - Erie Railroad Transport Charges, Comparisons, 69
  • - Euston and Chalk Farm, Ancient History, 481
  • - Female Labour on Railways not a New Departure, 431
  • - Financial Relations between the Government and the Railways, 397
  • - First-class on Tube Railways; Great Northern and City Carriages, 183
  • - Fishguard and Rosslare Day Boat Suspended, 507
  • - Fish-poisoning Case Against the Midland Railway, 507
  • - Flashing Acetylene Lamps as Signals on the Boston and Maine Railroad, 531
  • - Foggy Weather, What is it ? 531
  • - Frequency Changer Set, Very Large, to Interconnect Two Boston Railway Systems, 231
  • - Full Crew Legislation and Reduction in Length of Trains, Opposition, 531
  • - Furness Railway Rifle Range Opened, 305
  • - German Electric Tramways Company at Santiago Suspends Operations, 305
  • - German Tramway Statistics of Ownership, Mileage, andc., 63
  • - Germans Repairing and Constructing Railways in Belgium, 405
  • - Gold Coast, Traffic Assistants Wanted, 629
  • - Goods Service in an Agricultural District of United States, Success of Reduction in Rate, 234
  • - Government Control of Railways, Case of Hotels and Refreshment Rooms, 226
  • - Government Control of Railways, Companies Aggregated in Financial Dealings, 231
  • - Government and Railway Companies, Compensation Question, 183
  • - Government Work in Railway Workshops, 183
  • - Grand Trunk Company’s Running Rights, 110

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Great Central Railway’s Postponement of New Fish Dock at Grimsby, 207
  • - Great Eastern Railway:
  • - Bill Passed, Stone-throwing and Improper Use of Communication Cord, 305, 381
  • - Collision at County School Station, Responsibility of Driver, 231
  • - Company’s Annual General Meeting, Question of Government Control Effect, 111
  • - Changes in Departments, Management, 381
  • - Goods and Mineral Tender Engines, 381
  • - Shops Used by Military Authorities, 405
  • - Great Northern Railway:
  • - Coal Engine, Striking Test, 39 ; (Correction), 188
  • - The Law as to Bridge Construction and Maintenance, 629
  • - Wagon Handling, 183
  • - Great Southern and Western Railway, Corridor Coaches and Ambulance Train, 39
  • - Great Western Steamers as Hospital Ships and in Admiralty Service, 231
  • - Gretna Accident, “Blocking Back” System, 555, 603 ; Resumed Inquest, 629
  • - Grimsby’s New Fish Dock Postponed Owing to War, 207
  • - Head Lamps, Battery Operated, 159 ?
  • - Headlights of Locomotives, Intensity, 87
  • - Highland Railway Company, Compensation for Car Bridge Disaster, 255
  • - Hot Milling Machine for Defective Rails, 231 Hull and Barnsley Railway Approaching Completion, 603
  • - Ilford Accident, Who is to Pay ? 183
  • - Ilford Railway Collision, Juries’ Verdicts, 111 137
  • - Indian Railways, Embargo on Expenditure Withdrawn, 431
  • - Indian Troops, Conveyance, Viceroy’s Congratulations on Successful Transport, 305
  • - Interstate Commerce Commission, Change in System of Keeping Railway Accounts, 39 ; Report of Industrial and Train Accidents, 255 ; Report of Inspections, &c., 207 ; Safety Appliances, 507 ; Sanctions Increase of Railway Rates, 13
  • - Irish Railway Losses Due to War, 357
  • - Irish Railway Servants and War Bonus, 405
  • - Irish Railways not Under Government Control, War Traffic Statistics, 183
  • - Isle of Wight Central Railway Company’s Statistics, 207
  • - Italian State Railways, Progress of Electrification, 137
  • - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway :
  • - Electrification Progress, 207
  • - Workmen’s Agitation, 158
  • - Largest Locomotive in the World at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition, 481
  • - Levers and Signals on the Railways of the United Kingdom, Statistics, 455
  • - Light Railway Commissioners’ Orders for Two Railways, 87
  • - Light Railway Orders Applied for and Confirmed, 455, 507
  • - Lighting of New York Subway Cars by Tungsten Lamps, 455
  • - Lighting of Trains, Axle Equipment or “Head End” Systems, Report, 154
  • - Lines between France and Belgium Used for Transferring Wounded and Stores by Storage Battery Cars, 455
  • - Lock-and-Block Control of Trains, Origin of Invention, 39
  • - Locomotive Cab Signalling, List of Railways Using and Experimenting with them, 507
  • - Locomotive Enginemen and Firemen Agitating for Increased War Bonus, 159, 507, 603, 629
  • - Locomotive Maintenance, Comparison between Electric and Steam Locomotives, 87
  • - Locomotive Running, Unexplained Variations under Similar Conditions, 331
  • - Locomotive’s Average Net Earning Power, G. S. Goodwin, 549
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Railway :
  • - Channel Goods Traffic in Search of Port to Replace Newhaven, Littlehampton Decided on, 255, 679
  • - Double Collision near Streatham Common Station, 111, 269
  • - Electrical Services in London Neighbourhood, Expansion, 281
  • - Electrification of Suburban Lines, 255
  • - as Pioneer in Signalling Features, 183
  • - Victoria Station Overbridges Protected from Corrosion by Concrete Covering, 579
  • - London Electric Railways Company’s Increase in Electricians’ and Mechanics’ Pay, 431
  • - London and North-Western Railway :
  • - Connection with Electric Trains at Willes- den Junction, 427, 607
  • - Gazette, Reminiscences, G. P. Neele, 456
  • - Line between Watford and Queen’s Park, 231, 607
  • - Officers and Men with the Colours, Honours, Losses and Wounded, 227, 231, 381, 507
  • - Steamers in Government Employ, 231
  • - London and South-Western Railway :
  • - Electrification, Slow Progress due to Scarcity of Labour, 255 ; Power-house, Cable Laying, andc., 255
  • - Experiments on Hampton Court Branch with Wireless Train Control, 603
  • - Mr. Drummond’s Locomotive Reconstructed by Mr. Urie, 281, 305
  • - Lubricating Locomotives in Motion, 330
  • - Luggage, Request for Reduction of Amount Carried by Passengers, 507
  • - Mail Transfer System for Collecting and Dropping Mail Bags from Trains, 231
  • - Metropolitan District Railway Bill Reported to the House of Commons, Main Provisions, 281, 305
  • - Metropolitan and Great Northern Railway Negotiations Interrupted by the War, 255
  • - Midland and Great Central Joint Lines Accident at Apethorne Junction, Report, 331
  • - Midland Railway Company :
  • - Large Investment in War Loan Stock, 207
  • - Men with the Colours, 207
  • - Provision of a Y.M.C.A. Recreation Room, 207
  • - Mistakes which Cause Accidents, Questionable Policy to Discharge Men Responsible, 87

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Movable Crossings and Derailments, 603, 629
  • - Mullingar and Kells Railway Bill, Sent for Second Reading, 137
  • - National Union of Railwaymen, Increase of Members, 357
  • - New South Wales—see Australia
  • - New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad : Transport of 220 Passengers per Minute, 13
  • - New York Underground Railways, Serious Fire and Panic, 39, 111
  • - New Zealand Locomotives Supplied by Baldwin Works, 357
  • - Non-bogie Carriages Converted to Bogie Stock on the Great Eastern Railway, 159
  • - North British Railway :
  • - Collision at Niddrie, 87, 111
  • - Statistics, Engines, Mileage, andc., 207
  • - North-Eastern Railway :
  • - Accident at Chaloner Whin, 603, 629
  • - Accidents due to Defective Rails, 357
  • - Men Killed in Bombardment of Scarborough and the Hartlepools, 207
  • - Old Priory Concentration Yard, Extension, 602
  • - Progress of Joint Dock at Hull, 207
  • - Retirement of Mr. C. A. Harrison from Position of Engineer, 63
  • - North Harrow Station Opened, 305
  • - North Staffordshire Employes with the Colours, Cost of Dependants’. Support, 281
  • - Norwegian Frontier Railway Electrification, Telegraph Line Put Out of Service, 159
  • - Oil-gas Lighting Concern and German Shareholders, 531
  • - Panama Canal Traffic and Competition by the Railroad Shipping Interests ; Prohibitive Legislation, 579
  • - Pennsylvania Lines, Insurance Department Accident Statistics, 63
  • - Pennsylvania and the New York Central Railroads’ Reports of Efficiency Tests, 305
  • - Pneumatic Ballast Tamping Machines for New York Central Railway Company, 357
  • - Portable Electric Sub-station for Piedmont and Northern Railway, 455
  • - Portuguese New Railway, Ermezinde to Leixoes, 579
  • - Power-house at Wimbledon ; Sub-stations, Track and Cable Laying, London and South-Western Railway, 255
  • - Prussian State Railways Electrification Work Stopped, 405
  • - Pullman Cars Withdrawn to Economise Coal, 405, 431
  • - Queensland Railways, Increased Work and Staff Changes, 527
  • - Queensland Railways, Maintenance Statistics, 507
  • - Quintinshill Disaster—see Gretna
  • - Rail Failures on United States and Canada Lines, 281
  • - Rails for the Pennsylvania Railroad, 393
  • - Rails Rolled in the United States, Reduction in Tonnage, 603
  • - Rails Test on Pennsylvania Lines, 424
  • - Railway Benevolent Institution Dinner, 430, 481
  • - Railway and Canal Commission Report, 431
  • - Railway Changes and Military Service, 405
  • - Railway Clearing House Chairman, Change in Appointment, 281
  • - “Railway Companies Facilities” Bill, on Behalf of Various London Electric Railways, 431
  • - Railwaymen’s Houses on the Southern Pacific Railway, Increased Comfort, 63
  • - Railwaymen’s Pay, Trades Unions and the Bonus System, 159, 507, 603, 629
  • - Reinforced Concrete Poles and Electrolytic Action, 481
  • - Rivers and other Railroads Crossed, Names of, Painted on Railway Bridges and at Level Crossings in America, 555
  • - Royal Commission on Railways, 136
  • - Russian Railway from Tornea to Finnish Karungi on the Swedish Frontier, 39
  • - Sand Drags on London Underground to Check Trains or Cars out of Control, 87
  • - Scottish Railway Companies’ Increased Rates for Combined Sea and Rail Conveyance, 207
  • - Shanghai Railless Car Service Suspended Pending Road Renewal, 305
  • - Sheffield Corporation (Tramways) Bill and Rotherham Corporation Bill Passed, 397
  • - Signalling Changes on the Great Northern Railway, 629
  • - Signalling, New Speed Control System on New York Subways, 63
  • - Signalling on the North-Eastern Railway, Paper by Mr. C. H. Ellison, 629
  • - Signalling by Rows of Lights on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 431
  • - Signalling, Terms Used in Block System, 555
  • - Sleepers, Douglas Fir, English Firm Orders Twenty Million Feet, 481
  • - Smithy Bridge Accident, Faulty Arrangements, 555
  • - Smithy Bridge Accident and the Fog-block System, 381, 481
  • - Smithy Bridge Accident, What the Driver Thought, 555
  • - Snow Produces Electrical Phenomenon, 159
  • - South African Military Train Accident, Cause Investigated, 63
  • - South Africa, Prieska-Upington Railway, Day and Night Work to Facilitate Movement of Troops, 481
  • - South African Railways :
  • - Locomotive Statistics, 381
  • - Mileage, 305
  • - Question of Electrification, 331
  • - Replacing Timber by Steel for Coach Building, 381
  • - South Brooklyn Marginal Railway Proposed, 555
  • - South-Eastern and Chatham Railway :
  • - Stations near London Closed, 381
  • - Unfortunate Accident Record near Cannon street, 13
  • - Spain, Short Railways Projected to Facilitate Shipment of Ores, 137
  • - State Control of British Railways, Great Western Railway’s Contention, 111
  • - Steam Sanding Apparatus Worked by Superheated or Saturated Steam, 63

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Steel and Wood for Railway Vehicles, Comparative Cost, Repair, and Maintenance, 629
  • - Storage Battery Car, Interesting Type, on Cambria and Indiana Railroad, 431
  • - Storage Battery Cars for Transportation of Wounded Soldiers, 255
  • - Streatham Commdn Accident, 111, 269
  • - Sugar Beet Manufacture and London and South-Western Railway Survey, 39
  • - Swiss Railways, Great Extension of Electrification, 281
  • - Telephones on the London and North- Western Railway, 379
  • - Telephones for Train Dispatching on Canadian Pacific Railway, 405
  • - Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway, Financial Returns, 110
  • - Time-tables of the Great Eastern Railway, New Method of Printing, 357
  • - Trainmen Killed and Injured on United States Railways, Statistics, 579
  • - Train Services, Restrictions, 322, 446 (Letter), 480
  • - Tramcar Accident due to Overcrowding, 137
  • - Tramway Electric Omnibuses of South Shields; Commandeered by Army Council, 281
  • - Transport System at the Front, British Methods Perfect, J. H. Thomas, 555
  • - Tunnel Accidents to Permanent Way Men, 331
  • - Turin and Savona Railway Electrified for Passenger Traffic, 63
  • - Underground Electric Railways Company, Lord G. Hamilton Succeeds Sir E. Speyer as Chairman, 507
  • - Union of South Africa Railways, Percentage of Men with the Colours, 629
  • - United States Level Crossings, Scanty Protection, 451
  • - United States Railway Accident Statistics, 331
  • - United States War Revenue Act Increases Clerical Work of Railwaymen, 87
  • - Valencia, Proposed Electric Tramway between Town and Harbour, 330
  • - Victoria Government Railways, Increase in Protective Measures against Accidents, 507
  • - Victoria Government Railways, New Commissioners, 481
  • - Victoria Government Railway’s New Locomotives, 431
  • - Wages of Railwaymen, Weekly Average, 603
  • - Wagons, Railway Shortage and High Freights, Pooling Suggested by Shipping Industry, 137
  • - Wagons, Railway, Suggested Pooling, 455
  • - Wantage Road Accident, Great Western Railway, Due to Failure to Observe Signals, 183
  • - War Bonus, Wages and Strike Questions, 159, 507, 603, 629
  • - War Traffic and Curtailment of Railway Facilities, 183
  • - Wimbledon and Sutton Railway and Metropolitan District Railway, 281, 305
  • - Y.M.C.A. Hut for Soldiers and Sailors at Euston, 431
  • - Zealous Work at Boulogne by Three English Railwaymen now with the Royal Engineers, 431
  • RAMSAY, Sir William, and the German Chemical Society, 431
  • Razors for the Front, 431
  • Reducing Valves, Difficulties of Size, 603
  • Refrigeration Machinery for Central and South America, Opening for United States Manufacturers, 281
  • Remuneration of Engineers, Need of Raising, 137
  • Respirators for Soldiers, 603
  • River Navigation in Western France, 481
  • Road Board Advances by Grant and Loan to Highway Authorities, 75, 393
  • Road Locomotives and Heavy Motor Cars, Committee on Laws and Regulations, 579
  • Road-making from Waste Product of Glass Factories, 255
  • Road Surfaces Worse than Usual, Due to Military Traffic and Withdrawal of Labour, 579
  • Rope-testing Machine, 531
  • Ropeway for Passenger Cars near Bozen, 111
  • Ropeways for Timber Transmission in India, 381
  • Rotherham Corporation Bill, Progress, 137
  • Royal Marines, Examination for Probationary Second Lieutenants, 305
  • Royal Show at Nottingham, Date Fixed, 137
  • Rubber, New Artificial, 481
  • Rubber in Semi-fluid Form for Welding Rubber Surfaces, Dr. M. Heilbronner’s Recipe, 305
  • Russian Equivalent Tables, 320
  • Russian Mine Output with 50 per cent. Reduction in Labour and Absence of Vodka, Increased by 130 per cent., 331
  • Ruston, Proctor and Co., Training for Engineers, 590

S

  • SCANDINAVIA and United States, New Cable, 481
  • Seals, Old, Analyses of Wax Impressions on Documents in the Public Record Office, 111
  • Seger Cones for Pottery Manufacture no Longer a German Monopoly, 305
  • Selenium Cells, Effect of Light on, 159
  • Selenium, Properties of, 603
  • Shackleton, Sir Ernest, Antarctic Expedition^ Postponement Due to Ice, 183
  • Shell Factory for Leeds, 480
  • Shells from Canada, 603

SHIPS AND SHIPPING MATTERS:

  • - American Naval War Manoeuvres, Inefficiency of U.S.A. Submarines and Weakness in Cruisers, 578
  • - Battleship Heavy Gun-firing, Records of Ships and Men, 507
  • - British Merchant Ships Captured by Germany up to March 10th, Statistics, 281
  • - Bulkhead Committee’s Report, 63
  • - Control Vessel for Wireless Stations, United States Equipment, 281

SHIPS AND SHIPPING MATTERS (continued);

  • - Empress of Ireland, Diving Operations for Recovery of Bodies and Salving Mail and Silver Bullion, 331
  • - Fumigation of Ships by Hydrocyanic Acid, 63
  • - German Prizes of War, Sale of Ships, 39
  • - Goliath, H.M. Battleship, Destroyed in the Dardanelles, 481
  • - Japan and the Shipbuilding Industry, 603
  • - Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Information Limited Owing to the War, 39
  • - Motor Ship Falstria, 319
  • - Russian Battleship Imperator Alexander III., 405
  • - Submarines, Nickel Iron Batteries for, 481
  • - Trials of Sister Ships, Comparison between Turbo - electrical and Triple - expansion Engines, 111
  • SHIPPING, Engineering and Machinery Exhi' bition, Further Postponement, 265
  • Shortage in Coal Deliveries to Gas and Electricity Undertakings, 281
  • Shot and Shell-making, Search for Workers, 481
  • Smoke Abatement Exhibition, 628
  • Smoke Recorder for Steam Boiler Plants, 87
  • Smokeless Powder Wanted in China, 331
  • “Speed-lock” to Check Excessive Speed, 381
  • Steam Boiler Accidents in France, 111
  • Stewarts and Lloyds, Limited, 150
  • Street Sweeper, Motor Cycle, 111
  • Suction Cleaners for Removal of Small Insects, 406
  • Suez Canal, Widening and Improvement, Cost and Magnitude of the Work, 13
  • Sulphur Bacteria from Brackish Water in the Gulf of Finland, 13
  • Sulphuric Acid for Government Contractors, To Ensure Supply, 401
  • Swedish Copper Imports, Statistics, 39—see also Copper
  • Swiss Prohibition of Export of Various Metals and other Products, 629
  • Switzerland’s Industrial Activity Due to Foreign Orders, 555

T

  • TATA Hydro-electric Scheme Opened, 159
  • Telegraph and Telephone Services, Statistics, 357
  • Telegraphy in Wartime, Charles Bright, 431
  • Telephone for Calipering, 507
  • Telephone Equipment of Large Buildings, .Need of Arrangements in Architectural Plans, 305
  • Telephone, History of the, E. J. Jarrett, 405
  • Telephones, Automatic, Post-office Experts’ Opinion Unfavourable, 163
  • Telephones for War Purposes, 570 ; Issued to Troops in One Month, 159
  • Telescope, 70ft. long, at Trepton Observatory, Berlin, 629
  • Testing Condensed Water for Salt, 183
  • Timber, French Process of “Electro-curing” Timber in a Single Night, 381
  • Time Signals by Wireless, 485
  • Tower of London, Investigaton of Cracks with Special Micrometers by National Physical Laboratory, 629
  • Trade Unions and the War, 159
  • Trench Periscope, W. F. Stanley and Co., 343
  • Trinitrotoluene from the South Yorkshire Coalfields, 579
  • Tungsten Lamp, Value in Photography, 137
  • Tunnel Under the Irish Sea, House of Commons Question, 231
  • Turbine Blades Coated by Impure Water, Kerosene as a Remedy, 159
  • Turbine Blades, Need for Cleaning Ascertained by Observation of Records Produced by Steam-flow Meter, 281
  • Turbine, Starting a New, T. C. Thomsen, 331

U

  • ULTIMATE Magnetic Particle, K. T. Compton and E. A. Trousdale, 507
  • Unemployment Statistics in Insured and Uninsured Trades, 87
  • United States and “Doing Without Europe,” 357

V

  • VALVE Grinding, Method of Testing, 331
  • Ventilating Fans Used for Fire Extinction, 87
  • Visitors’, Cards in American Shop Stamped with the Hour to Avoid Delays, 159
  • Volunteer Training Corps, Engineer, 443, 642

W

  • WAGES, Great Increase, 405
  • War Facts and Figures, 195
  • War-office Overwhelmed With Offers of Service from Engineers, Surveyors, andc., 63
  • War Requisites, Government and Private Supplies, 231, 481
  • Water Hyacinth, Variety of Uses and also Danger of the Plant, 381
  • Water Power Scheme in Ireland, 507
  • Waters, Polluted, Analysis of, for Dissolved Oxygen, Winkler and Levy Methods, 39
  • Wattle Extract for Tanning to be Manufactured in Natal, 207
  • Wearmouth Bridge Reconstruction, 401
  • Week-end Letter Telegrams, Special Rates for Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses, 63
  • Weights and Measures “Computor,” F. Seaton- Snowdon, 267
  • Weights and Measures, Russian Use of German Meters, 301
  • Weir, G. and J., Shell Contracts, Patriotic Offers, 555
  • White, Sir William, Memorial, 255
  • Whitening the Edge of Street Kerbs on Account of Reduced Street Lighting, Use of Steam Wagon in Norwich, 183

WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY :

  • - Airships, German, Wireless Equipment, 87
  • - Conditions Affecting Variations in Strength of Wireless Signals, Professor Marchant, 207, 357
  • - Control Vessel for Wireless Stations, Apparatus for Measuring Wave Lengths and Prevention of Needless Alarm Signals, 281
  • - Emden’s End Reported by Wireless, 137
  • - French Installations in Equatorial Africa, 13
  • - Hidden Installations in German Colonies in the Pacific, 137
  • - Imperial Chain of Wireless Stations, English and Egyptian Stations, 255
  • - Melbourne Wireless Station Transmits Time Signals, 381
  • - Patagonia, Powerful Station for Chilian Government in Most Southerly Town in the World, 183
  • - Radio-telegraphy and Atmospheric Disturbances, E. O. Walker, 207, 357
  • WOOD Distillation Products, Wood Alcohol, 87
  • Working Plans Got Out in Hurry, 507

Z

  • ZINC Exports from United States, Enormous Increase in Recent Months, 63
  • Zinc and Scale Formation in Boilers, 507

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