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A

  • 1902, 15.

Accidents, Explosions, and Fires.

  • Boiler Explosions (tee Boiler)
  • Clyde Valley Floods, (179)
  • Colliery Accidents at Birley, Fall of Roof, (77); Haldan, (218); Hoyland Silkstone, Engine House Explosion, (95)
  • Colliery Accidents in 1902 in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, (649)
  • Crewe Works, Explosion of Molten Meta), (116)
  • Driving Wheel at a Rolling Mill, West Hartle¬pool, Breakage of, (91)
  • Dud bridge Ironworks, 606
  • Due to Combustion within Air Compressors, Mr. A. R. Ledoux on, 475
  • Explosions, Coal Mines in Illinois, Inquiry into the Causes of the iusny Fatal, (545)
  • Dynamite, Torresdale, near Phila¬delphia, (194)
  • Electric Battery, at Vickers’ Sons and Maxim’s Shipyard, (194)
  • Engine-house, Hoyland Silkstone Colliery, (95)
  • Torpedo Factory, Ohio, (471)
  • Woolwich Arsenal, (621), (649)
  • Fatdities caused by Vehicles, (575)
  • Fires, "Dortmund Union” Wire Nail and Joiners’ Shops, (104)
  • Grangemouth and Greenock Dockyard Company’s Works, (571)
  • Merry weather and Son’s Works, (65)
  • Niagara Falls Power Station, 211, (134)
  • Fly-wheel, Bursting of, Haldan Colliery, (218)
  • Fly-wheel of Traction Engine, Feltham, Break¬ing of, (519)
  • F>y-wheels, Birsting of, U.S., (65), (194)
  • Fulham Baths, Fatalities at, 42, 211
  • Grimsby Fish Docks Ice House, (144)
  • Gticdstone at Sheffield, Bursting of, (144)
  • Gunnery Catastrophe, U.S. S. Massachusetts, (144)
  • Lift, New York, (144)
  • Mil) Gearing not being Fenced, Death due t->, (91)
  • Mines and Quarries, Home Office Return of Fatal, (65)
  • Powder Explosion on U.S. Battleship Massa¬chusetts, (91)
  • Railway Accidents (tee Railway)
  • Sherwood Colliery, R. W. Steele Electrocuted, ' (292)
  • ACCOUNTING, U.S.A. Uniform Municipal, (555)
  • Aerial Navigation, 95
  • Aerial Navigation, Papers on, (228)
  • Agricultural Appliances in Demand for Nor¬mandy, (267)
  • Implements, an American Paper on j American, (241)
  • Implements in Natal, 99
  • Machinery, British, in Canada (xv., ’ Supplement, June 12th, 1903) Machinery, British, for the Colonies (Supplement. June 12th, 1903)
  • Machinery, British, for South Africa j (xvi., Supplement, June 12th, 1903) | Machinery in New Zealand, by a New Zealander, 585
  • Agriculture, Russian, Commission to Consider the Needs of, (595)
  • Air, Mean Daily Horizontal Movement of, (595)
  • Air Pump Diagrams, 323
  • Airship, The Birton, (315)
  • Airship’s Successful Trip, The Brothers Lebaudy 's, (496)
  • Alaska, New Map of, (571)
  • Alcohol in Austria, Power use of, 240
  • Alcohol on the Prussian State Rxilwaye, 447
  • Alcohol Engines, 169, 474, 576, 602
  • Almanacs and Diaries, 22, 50, 76, 90, 124, 142
  • Aluminium Conductors, New Joint for, (13)
  • in Galvanising, Use of, (391)
  • obtained Commercially, Iron and Sili- , con in the Purest, (13)
  • for Sharpening Cutlery, (194)
  • Amalgamations, (531), (557)
  • America, Diary of an English Electrical Engineer's Tour in, 62, 127
  • American Agricultural Machinery Shipped to Russia,( 292)
  • Competition, Mr. Mosely on, 445
  • Industrial Conditionsand Competition, 345
  • Industries, by a Labour Leader, 4
  • Patents, 296
  • Tariff and the St. Louis Exhibition, 602
  • Technical Prees Mistakes, (194)
  • Amorphous Silicon, Properties of Different Forms of, (267)
  • Andrew Carnegie Research Scholarship and Prof. James Watt Memorial, 45
  • Anemograph, The Dines-Baxendell, 625
  • Anti-smoke Ordinance, Chicago, (418)

Appointments and Resignations: Appointments:

  • Anderson, Prof. W. C. F.,(557) Ashford, Mr. Cyril Ernest, (418)
  • Barry, Sir John Wolfe, Re-appointment of, (321)
  • Beaumont, Mr. W. Worby, (418)
  • Pell, Mr. Hugh, (129), (154), 484 Bishop, Mr. J., (519)
  • Black, Mr. J„ (13) Champness, Mr. H. R., (13)
  • Dent, Mr. C. H., (471) Dodgson, Mr. J., (227)
  • Exham, Col., (621)
  • Evans, Mr. J. W. H.. (481)
  • Hal), Mr. T. A., (443)
  • Jones, Mr. F. V., (253)
  • Larmor, Mr. Joseph, (211)
  • Mayston, Mr. R., (13)
  • Millard, Mr. C., (65)
  • Robinson, Mr. S. J., (121)
  • Rutsell, Mr. H. W., (1)8)
  • Schott, Mr. Robert, (129)
  • Scotter, Sir Chas., (207)
  • Stead, Mr. John, E.. Elected F.R S., (484)
  • Tait, Mr. Thos., (241)
  • Terrey, Mr. Wm., (556)
  • Wells, Mr. T. H., (519)

Resignations:

  • Johnson, Mr. Claude, (40)
  • Pease, Sir J. W„ (154)
  • Prou*-, Mr., (218)
  • APPRENTICESHIP of Engineers, 641, 651
  • Aritbmograph, M. Troncet’s, (391)
  • Armament of Warships, Cananges in the, 273

Armour Plates:

  • Admiralty Orders for, (25), (153), (174), (2)2), I (633)
  • British Warships’, 233, (292)
  • Brown and Co., John, Armour for the Hindu¬stan, (153), (174), (292) (301)
  • Cairasse Invented by M. Galay, (168)
  • Hindustan’s, (153), (174), (292) (301)
  • Plate Press, Bethlehem Steel Works, (168)
  • Testing of, 501
  • Two Hundred Tons of, for the Battleship King Edward VII., (13), (25), (1C3)
  • Vickers, Sans and Maxim’s, Official Tests of, (418)
  • Vickers’ 12m. Plates, Effect of Impact of Capped and Uncapped Projectiles on, 23, 21
  • Armstrong and Co. and Old Age Pensions, 271 ;
  • Army Service Corps, Enlistment of Men for the Mechanical Transport Companies of, (418)
  • ASBESTOS Deposits, Quebec, (545)
  • Asbestos Galvani»ed, Messrs. Wallach Bros., (323)
  • Asphalt Paving, U.S.A , (555)

Association, American Railway:

  • Annual Meeting, The Variaus Committees Present their Reports, Iron and Steel Struc¬tures, Rails, Yards and Terminals, Masonry 387

Association, Cold Storage and Ice:

  • Annual Dinner, (496)

Association, British Iron Trade:

  • American Industrial Condition and Compac¬tion, Conference on, 345

Association of Engineers In Charge:

  • Eighth Annual Dinner, (326)

Association of Engineers, Leeds :

  • Chains, Past, Present, and Possible, Mr. J. H. Wicksteed, 240
  • List of Officers for 1903-1904, (464)

Association of Engineers, Manchester:

  • Forty-sixth Anniversary Dinner, 202
  • Half-yearly Meeting, (632)
  • Modern Gas Engines r. Steam, Mr. Ja?. Atkinson, 240
  • Pneumatic Appliances, Mr. E. C. Amos, (327)
  • Premium System of Remunerating Labour, Mr. John Ashford, 370
  • Visit to the Municipal School of Technology, 450
  • Visits to the Works of Alfred Herbert, Limited, Daimler Motor Company, Limited, and Motor ' Manufacturing Company, (660)

Association, Incorporated Municipal Electrical:

  • Eighth Annual Convention to be held at Sunderland, Directions to Members, (40)

Association, Manchester Steam Users

  • Annual Memorandum, Mr. Stromeyer's, 175

Association of Mechanical Engineers. Birmingham:

  • Mechanical Engineering of Modern Collieries, Mr. Bardill, 201

Association, Municipal Electrical:

  • Appointment of a Parliamentary Committee, 166
  • Convention, (180)

Association, Sanitary Assurance:

  • Twenty-second Annual Meeting, (204)
  • ASTRONOMER Royal’s Reports, (595), (621)
  • Atkins, Mr. Wm., (241), (253)
  • Atlas Steel and Iron Works, John Brown and Co.’s Report for Year Ending March, 1903, (633)
  • Atmospheric Potential, Diurnal Variation of. on Mont Blanc, (545)
  • Atomising Oil, Effect of Steam for, 412
  • Australian Mails, 1903, (102)
  • Australasian Trade, 326
  • Automatic Supply of Umbrellas, (267)
  • Axles, Hollow Pressed, Mr. Camille Mercader,

B

  • BALLOONS, Apparatus for Infl ding, (391)
  • Disabling by R fle or Gan Fire when Floating in the Air, (443)
  • and Kite Ascents in Europe and U.S., Report upon, (367)
  • Propulsion, Ao Original Method of, 95
  • Barometric Colamn a Standard of Length, M. Gadot Proposes to make the, (519)
  • Barrage, Zifta, (267)
  • Bissano, Mr. W., (178)
  • Bates, Mr. Henry, 148
  • Baumann, Mr. H. (482)
  • Beams, Deep-section Rolled, 209
  • Bearings for High Speed, 446
  • Belgium, Trade Returns, (443)
  • Bell, Mr. James, 384
  • Bell Bros., Limited, Annual Meeting, (404)
  • Belts, The Slip of, by J. Stormontb, 335
  • Bessemer, The Late Sir Henry, Memorial to, 467
  • Bicycle Making in Russia, (365)
  • Petrol Motor for, (471)
  • Present Prices of, (40)
  • Works, Japan, the First, (168)

Bills:

  • Belfast and Northern Counties Railway, (519)
  • Bill to Facilitate the Use of Electric Traction on Railways, (496)
  • Board of Trade, Returns of Railway Extension, I (342)
  • Bombay Boiler Inspection Act, Amendment BUI, (418)
  • Bristol, London and Southern Counties, (471), (484)
  • Cheap Trains, (418) City and South London Railway Opposed by the Metropolitan Railway Company, (346)
  • County Council, 1903, 198
  • County Council’s Annual Expenditure in Pro¬moting and Opposing, (558)
  • Eight Hours Day, in America, 145
  • Fishguard and Rosslare Railway and Harbours, (52)
  • German, Forbidding Use of White or Yellow Phosphorus in Matchmaking, (571)
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire and London and North-Western Companies', to Enlarge their Powers to run Steam Vessels, (13)
  • Light Locomotives (Ireland), Passed, (241)
  • London—Brighton Mono-rail, (40)
  • London and Bristol Railway, Fails to Pas», (118)
  • Metric, U.S.A., (342)
  • Neath Riilway, (506), (532)
  • J North-Western Electricity and Power Gas Company’s, Opposed, (267)
  • Petroleum Question, Mr. J. Reckitt’s, (168)
  • Power Gas, (545)
  • Private, in Parliament, 338, 372, 384
  • Railway, Postponed, (241)
  • Taff Vale Railway, (532)
  • Thames Conservancy and Port of London Com¬missioners’, Opposad, (267)
  • U.S. Naval Appropriation, (218)
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act (1897) Amend¬ment, (144)
  • BITULTTHIC Pavement, (543)
  • Brimington, Institute Presented by Mr. C. P. Markham to, (227)
  • Blakemore, Mr. W., (254)
  • Blast Furnace Plant at Cette, 307, 312
  • Blast Furnaces, Pressure in, 38
  • B'ast Furnace Slag, Handling, United States, (251)
  • Blue-books, Technical and Scientific, 598

Boilers:

  • Casualties to, Board of Trade Returns, 244, (342)
  • Choice of Steam, Mr. C. E. Stromeycr, 555
  • Concussion and Water-tube, 527
  • Deterioration of, Mr. H. M. Warner on, (399)
  • Experiments Decided on by the Admiralty, (118)
  • Explosion, The Bradley, 110
  • Explosion, Remarkable, 36, 72, 99
  • Explosion, Taunton, Massachusetts, (367)
  • Explosion, Messrs. Tapper and Co., Limited, Batman’s Hill Ironworks, (103)
  • Feed Pumps for, Clarke, Chapman and Co., 97
  • Flash, 12, 42, 98,172
  • French Navy, 197
  • German, 594
  • Heavy Guns and, (658)
  • Horse-power, The American Standard, (168)
  • Inspection, United States, (352)
  • Lancashire Trade, List Basis Rates for Boiler¬plate Specifications, (118), (129)
  • Marine, Modern, H.M. Rouothwaite, 44
  • Marine, Water-tube, Babcock Wilcox. Shore¬ditch, 128
  • Niclausse, (273)
  • Normand, French Destroyers, (410)
  • Normand, in the Russian Navy 38
  • Steam, A New Style of, (338)
  • Warship Boiler Tests, (118)
  • Water-tube, 248
  • Mr. W. Fonlis on, (204)
  • in the Navy, 94
  • with Small Tubes in Large War¬ships, French Minister of Marine's Objections to, (241)
  • Tests with, (418)
  • BOILING Temperature of Water, 527
  • Board of Trade Returns of Imports and Exports into the United Kingdom, (194)
  • Bolometer, Improvement of Dr. Langley's, (496)
  • Boom Derrick in the United States, The Larges», (194)
  • Boring Mil), Heavy, Smith and Coventry, Limited, 580
  • Boston, Law against Tall Buildings in, (391)
  • Boston, Mass., Subsidence of, into the Sea, (649)
  • Brancker, Mr. John, (577)
  • Brass, High-speed, 658
  • Breakwater, Buffalo, 515, 516, 517
  • Brickmaking in Maine, Fresh Start in, (496)

Bridges, Railway and other:

  • Britannia, 553
  • Building and Works, United States, 69, 84, 109, 136, 190, 208, 237, 238, 242, 283, 308, 310, 334, 357, 386, 408, 466, 536, 562
  • Cape to Cairo Railway, (633)
  • Chain Suspension, New York, (376)
  • Conway, Telford’s Suspension Bridge over the, (168)
  • Droitwich, Letts Mill and Sealey Brook Fords (241)
  • France, Viaduct over Gorge of the Viaur River, (194), 216
  • Haxey, near Gainsborough, Great Eastern and Great Northern Railway, (484)
  • Hell Gate, 840ft. Central Span, (267)
  • Impact and Fatigue in Railway, by J. Graham, 3
  • Kew, Opening, (527)
  • Lifting, 72, 73
  • Landa, Tenders Called for Construction of a Railway Bridge, (91)
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast Extensions, Queen's-road, 285, 286
  • London Foot Bridge Tested, (65), 83
  • London and South-Western Railway, Over the, 490, 491
  • London, The Widening of, 83; Saving of Labour Effected by a Machine, (91)
  • Missouri River, (390)
  • Newcastle, New, 373, (148)
  • Paderno Viaduct, Italy,332, 383, 381, 441,463, 464
  • Pencoyd, United States, 237, 238, 239, 242
  • Sonning, Demolition of, (65)
  • South African, Destroyed by the Boers, 340, 341, 345
  • South Africa, Repairing Broken. 305, 316, 567
  • South African, Two Typical, 183, 189
  • Thames, Mr. Deputy Pryke on New Bridges over the, (443)
  • Thames, Proposed New Steel, Lambe b, (342)
  • Tyne Railway, (148), 373, (484)
  • Vauxhall, The New, (519). 541
  • Viaur Viiduct, (194), 216, 217
  • Victoria Falls, Rolled Steel to be used for Building, (649)
  • Wear, North-Eastern Railway, across the, (586)
  • BRICK-HANDLING Machinery. American, (376)
  • Brickwork, Cause of Failure of, (391)

British Association:

  • Acceptance of Invitation to Association to South Africa Recommended, (267)
  • Balfour, Right Hon. Arthur James, Nominated President, (267)
  • Meeting of 1905 may be held in South Africa, (13)
  • Presidents of the Various Sections, Southport, (367)
  • BRITISH and Decimal Weights and Measures, Dr. G. J. Stoney on a Simple Method of Co¬relating, (267)
  • British Guiana, Mioing in, 225
  • British Trade with South Africa, 38
  • Brown and Co., Limited, Messrs., Amalgamate n with Messrs. Thomas Firth and Sons, (203), (227)
  • Buda Pesth, May 13tb, Night Fêtes, (443)
  • Buoy on the Manacles, Sounding, (541)
  • Bussey, M. de, (519)

C

  • CALORIMETRY of Gaseous and Liquid Fuels, Mr. W. Garnet Wernham, 173
  • Cambered Piston-rods, 602
  • Camels as Agricultural Labourers in South Africa, (659)
  • Cams for Automatic Screw Machines, 5 73
  • Canada and the Conquered Colonies, (180)
  • Canadian Customs Department and the Pre¬ferential Tariff, Precautions against German- made Goods, (496)

Canals:

  • Amsterdam Sea, Deepening of, (496)
  • Buffalo and New York Ship, (481)
  • Chenab, India, (649)
  • Economy of Haulage on, (292)
  • Elbe-Trave, and the Dotriment to Stettin’s Trade, (571)
  • Illinois and Michigan, Possible Conversion into a Road, (315)
  • Irrigation under Construction in India, (595)
  • Manchester Ship, Deepening of, at Partington Tips, (65); Scheme for Reorganising Finances of, (540)
  • Manchester Ship, Traffic Returns, (194), (315)
  • Mediterranean and the Bay of Biscay, Pro¬jected, (40)
  • Mexico, (418)
  • North Sea and Baltic, February and April Traffic, (391), (571)
  • Russia, to Connect the Vistula and the Niemen, (315)
  • Sault Ste. Marie, (580)
  • Soulanges, Electrical Work on, 38, 39
  • Storage, Railway, U.S., (102)
  • Suez, Increased Receipts, 1902, (571), (595)