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THE

MECHANICS MAGAZINE

AND

JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY,

MANUFACTURES, AND SHIPBUILDING.

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VOLUME XVII. (N E W SERIE S.)

(WITH OLD SERIES, VOLUME LXXXVI.)

JANUARY TO JUNE, 1867.

LONDON:

ROBERTSON, BROOMAN, & CO., “MECHANICS' MAGAZINE” AND PATENT OFFICES,

166, FLEET STREET, E.C.

INDEX TO VOL. XVII.

Engineers' field book, 239 ; pocket book, 64

CORRESPONDENCE :-
Inventors' almanack, 64

Artillery, modern, C. A. W. Halverbout, 39
A.
Knots, the book of, 240

Boilers, effect of water on steam, H, K, Bambor, 295
Popular Science Review, the, 64

Cam v. Crank, R. Lindsay, 327
ACADEMICIANS, English discoverors and French, 310

Post Magazine Almanack, 64

Cartridges, central-fire, G. H. Daw, 35; motallic, B.
Acid, acetic, 64; hydrofluoric, 176; manufacture of nitrio,
Railway and Banking Almanack, 64

Payne, 135
96; oxalic, 240 ; in paraffin, stearic, 351; in soa air, car-
Rob Roy on the Baltic, the, 63

Chains, fracture of, G. B., 327
bonic, by T. E. Thorpe, 305 ; in sulphate of alumina,
Science of moderation, the, 239

Chilled shot, penetration of, B. Mitford, 215
336 ; sulphurous, 176
Screw propeller, a treatise on the, 307

Coppering iron, Bernabe's process for, Electron, 106;
Academy of Sciences, Belgian, 390
Sewage of towns, 207

M. Bernabe, 407 ; W. H. Maitland, 407
Actinic power of light, the, 309

Steam, tbe velocity of, 271

Cranes, steam, Brown, Wilson, and Co., 108
Accident at the Blackfriars Bridge, the, 318

Telegraph, the electric, 223

Electric light regulator, M. J. Roberts, 153
Adulteration of soft soap, 288

Three military questions of the day, 192

Education, engineering, C. B., 407
Aerial carriage, by M. Bright, 323

Wheel gearing, the art of, 63

Fouling and corrosion, R. B., 247; J. B. T., 295; W. H.
Aeronautical Society, the. 262, 277, 394, 342
Yoar book of facta, 239

Maitland, 278, 311, 407
Aeronautics in France, 404
Borax lake of California, the, 214

Frost, the late, W. L. Browne, 24
Agricultural condition of France, 35; engines, 95
Boxer cartridge, the, 226, 259

Gas reverberatory furnaces, T. Morgans, 11
Air, in mines, 131 ; purification of, 95
Boring, the art of, 365; rocks, 9

Government and iron testing, Moser and Sons, 24
Albert memorial, 21
Bottle, a landscape in a, 272

Lamp, electric, A. D. B., 231
Alkali, manufacture of, 405 ; in soaps, do'ection of, 272 Box, axle, 325

Life buoys, G. J. Gunther, 359; preservation, G. J.
Alloys, aluminium, 17; nature and properties of, 128

Gunther, 295
Aluminium alloys, 17

Brakes, railway, 127
Breechloader, another new, 246; Cornish, the, 129; Snider,

Mines, ascent and descent of, G. J. Gunthor, 215
Amber, 406

the, 160, 176; loaders and their ammunition, 302; con-

Navigation, aerial, H. P. B., 279
America, coal in, 199; decline of shipbuilding in, 209 verting Enfield into, 85; loading rifle, a new, 130 ; the

Rotary and reciprocating engine, B. Mitford, 391
American inventions, recent, 166 ; navy, the, 257; Poly- Chassepot, 148; the Hammond, 308; rifles, 17, 237, 286,

Shot, momentum of, B. Mitford, 359
technic Institute, 370 ; revenue cutter, 182
402

Toolholder, improved, G. Chapman, 327
Ammunition, breechloaders and their, 302

Trains, motions of, Obsorver, 12
Brewing, 341
Anchors and pige, 65
Bridge, accident at Blaokfriars, 318; building, scrow piles

Turret ships in France, J. Walker, 24
Aneroid observations, 273
for, 150; Clifton suspension, by W. H. Barlow, 114 ;

Valves, safety, T. Baldwin, 151
Aniline colours, 224 ; dyes, new, 336; producing, 144 ships and, 35; works, 157

Vibration on the Victoria railway bridge, J. Crawford,
Annealing of steel, 85

406
Bridging the English Channel, 381
Antiquity of live fish boats, 288
British isles, rain in the, 221

Water to London, supply of, C. F. Pattinson, 375
Appliances, names of mechanical, 182
Bronzes, electro cast v. pyro cast, 320

machinery, S. W. Worssam, 55
Architects, Institution of Naval, 226, 253, 269
Buoys, electric light for, 117; life, 167

Corrosion problem, fouling and, 221
Armed peace, 193

Cotton, compressed gun, 230; truck comprossor, 849
Armour v. Ordnance, 157

Coupling hook, locomotive, 191
Arsenal, Rock Island, 162

C.

“Course" system of London cabs, the, 176
Art of boring, the, 365

Cranes, steam, 79
Artesian wells in Algeria, 369

CABLE, the Atlantic, 369 ; extension of the Atlantic, 227; Crucibles, manufacture of, 404
Artificial stone, harbour building with, 335

new sub-Atlantic, 199

Crushing inill, 19
Artisans to the Paris Exhibition, visit of, 273
Cables, telegraph, by C. Varley, 118

Crystal Palace fire, 9, 98; the, 2
Arts and Sciences, Hall of, 320
Cabs, the "Course " system for London, 176

Crystallisation of iron, 381
Association of Foremen Engineers, 24, 83, 118, 151, 230, Calcutta, fire engines for, 182

Curious experiment, a, 144
293 ; Manchester Boiler, 7, 53
California, railway construction in, 406

Currents, the ocean, 10
Atlantic cable, a new sub-, 199; extension of the, 227; the, Cameo engraving, 208

Curves, steep gradients and sharp, 339
369; telegraph cable, picking up the, by G. Elliott, 81
Canada, 125; iridium in, 275

Cutters, American rovenuo, 182
Atmospheric ozone, 48
Canal, the Suez, 241

Cutting files, 114
Australia, mining in, 182
Candles, mourning, 144

Cylinders, casting, 34; hammoring shoot motal, 101
Axle box, 325

Canlion foundry at Ruelle, 158, 173, 191, 205, 287, 334;
Axles, the breaking of railway, 309
projectiles from rifled, 6

D.
Canoe, steam, 353

Carbon, bisulphide of, i12
B.

Carriago,
aerial, 323'; of materials, 303 ; steam gun, by Death in the cistern, 402; in the mino, 258

DARNING machine, 328

Eade, 371
BADDELEY, the late W. 215
Cartridge, the Boxer, 226, 259

Deck joints, 71
Barometer, the wind and the, 101

Cartridges, military, 277 ; and projectiles, 245; contral Defences, our national, 93, 99
Bars, skeleton fire, 85

fire, 31

Diagrams, cheap lecture, 223
Battery, on Grove's gas, 387
Casting blocks, mould for, 256

Diamond, new use of the, 96
Beer, freezing, 64; preserving, 310
Beetroot sugar, in Minois, 199

Cement for fastening brasswork on glass, 272; an im- Diapason, application of the, 342, 383
permeable, 128, 176

Drawer knob, 23
Belts, slipping of, 242
Chalmers' target, the, 182, 323, 337

Drawing instruments, mathematical, 145
Berthelot's researches, Y., 240
Channel, bridging the English, 381

Drawings, permanent, 288
Bethell, the late Mr. John, 142
Chassepot breechloading rifle, the, 148

Dress, diving, a new, 241
Bills for 1867, private, 21
Chignons, science and, 163

Dressing fibres, 22 ; silk, 52
Birmingham, the industries of, 19
Chilled iron projectiles, 109

Drill-rest for grinding, 244,
Bisulphide of carbon, 112
Chilled shot, 83

Dublin, College of Scienco in, 275; exhibition of 1865, tho,
Bitumen, the origin of petroleum and, 81

143
Black band iron ore, 246
Chimneys, the construction of, 273

“Dunderberg," trial of the, 243
Cigarholders, magic, 144
Blackfriars Bridge Works, 157
Cistern, death in the, 402

Dust furnace, by J. B. Dancer, 259
Blast furnaces, working, by W. Crossley, 211, 230
Civil Engineers, Institution of, 33, 114, 161, 209, 333, 351

Dyeing of horn, 9
Bleaching gum, 208
Civil Service College, proposed, 358

Dynamic theory of electricity, on the, G. C. Brooks, 5
Bessemer process at Troy, the, 353
Cleaning glass, 325

Dynamical into electrical force, conversion of, 241
Boat, safety fishing, 213

Clifton silspension bridge, 114
Boats, antiquity of live fish, 288

Clocks, electric, 37
Boiler Association, Manchester, 7, 53, 358; Cornish, 197; Clyde, shipbuilding on tho, 337

E.
explosions, 34; household, 285; " Field,” the, 370; Coalvutting, by J. G. Jones, 8, 145; machines, 113; eco-
Howard, 306; incrustations, preventing, 4; insurance, the

EARTH current in telegraphy, 159
nomic use of, 70; effect of exposure on, by Professor Education in England, technical, 301
Midland, 163 ; National, the, 131, 151 ; joints, welded, 70; Rockwell, 179; formation of the, 48; mines, ascent Electric clocks, 37 ; lamps, 206, light in Franco, tho, 84;
tubes, cleansing, 212

and descent of, 174; mines, fire damp in, 197; screen,
Boilers, improperly constructed steam, 37; overheated,

light regulator, the, 126
serpentine, 66; and steam superseded, 102; tar colours, Electrical force, 241
317; safety valves for steam, by T. Baldwin, 96; steam, 371
by W. J. Reid, 134; water tube, by V. Pendred, 290, Coals, Monmouthshire steam, 275

Electricity, dynamic theory of, by C. Brooke, 5; two dis-

coveries in, 208 ; velocity of, 400
306, 321; and steam, by H. K. Bamber, 195; durability College, proposed civil service, 358 ; of science in Dublin, Electro-cast v. pyro-cast bronzes, 320; magnetic induction,
of locomotive, by G. A. Everitt, 81

275
Boiler frurnaces, steamn, 383

141 ; negativity of mercury, 238
Collieries, overwinding in, 350, 382
Bolts and spikes, heading, 229; and washers, 325

Eidoscope, the, 35
Colorado and its mineral wealth, 366

Enamel, punching glass and, 3
Colouring matter, blue, 357

Enamelling iron, 214
BOOKS, NOTICES or
Colours, aniline, 224 ; coal tar, 371

Enfields into breech-loaders, converting, 85
Architecture, an encyclopædia of, 224
Combination tool, 69

Engine, inventor of the steam, 245 ; locomotive traction,
Arithmetic, Colenso's, 64
Combing wool, 275

135; rotary and reciprocating, 183 ; steam, 336, 372 ;
Art of mechanical drawing, the, 239
Compass, the mariner's, 190

Co., the Yorkshire, 46
Astronomy, handbook of, 223
Competition in the iron trade, 325

Engineering marine, 1
Builders' pricebook, 64
Compound, another explosive, 112

Engines, agricultural, 95 ; steam, 84
Channel railway, the, 63
Concrete stone in India, 310

Engineers, Association of Foremen, 24, 83, 118, 151, 230,
Chemical philosophy, 207 ; technology, 223
Conductor, failure of a lightning, 224

293 ; plea for the Royal Naval ,101 ; Society of, 49, 96, 150,
Chemistry, dictionary of, 64, 228
Continental science, 102

162, 195, 208, 225, 290, 306, 321, 368, 386 ; visit to Wool.
Coal gas, analysis, &c., of, 207

Copper, absorption of gas by, 65; coating iron with, 109; wich Arsenal, 399
Dublín Exhibition, record of the, 148
Binoke, ventilation of, 38

England, technical education in, 301
Engineering facts, &c., 239
Cornish breechloader, the, 129

English discoverers and French academicians, 810

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