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NEW YORK:
D. VAN NOSTRAND, PUBLISHER,

23 MURRAY STREET AND 27 WARREN STREET (UP STAIRS).

1881.

[blocks in formation]

CONTENTS.

517

Page,

Action of Coke Slag on fire-
proof materials...

383

Action of mineral lubricants.. 398

Adaptation of Bessemer plant

to the Basic process...

37

Air, Flow of

96

Aireside concrete slag.

520

Air in the St. Gothard tunnel. 351

Alteration in the density of

steel

152

Amber

206

Analyzing iron.

171

ingle blocks of bridges.. 377

Annual rainfall... .199, 336

Apparatus for deep sea inves-

tigation...

401

Architecture and Sanitary sci-

ence.

157

Arlburg tunnel.

434

Armored cruiser..

435

Asphalt...

41

Astronomy in Rochester. 88

Austrian ironclad..

348

Balances, compensation of.... 502

Barometer, Jordan.

162

Basic process.

37

Beams, spruce.

473

Bessemer plant.

37

Bersemer steel in the U. S... 347

Binocular glasses..

79

Boiler flues, Strength of. 29

Book Notices

Alder, George I., B. S., Ran-

kine's Applied Mechanics 436

Attwood, Geo., A. I. C. E.,

Practical Blowpipe As-

saying

86

Ball, R. S., LL.D., F. R. S.,

Elements of Astronomy. 263
Bramwell, William Calvert,

The Wood Carvers' Vade
Mecum

523
Campin, Francis, C. E., Ma-

terials and Construction 350
Caoutchouc.

349

Chalmers, James B., C. E.,

Grapical Determination

of Forces in Engineering

Structures..

522

Colburn, Zerab, Locomotive

Engineering,

349

Cristiani, R. S., Treatise on

Soap and Candles...
Dickson, W. E., M. A., Prac-

tical Organ Building.. 523
Galloway, R. L.. Steam En-

gine and its Inventors... 350

Gordon, J. E. H., B. A., Trea-

tise on Magnetism and

Electricity.

865

Gunning, Wm. D., History of

Our Planet..

350

Hardy, Prof. A. S., Imagina-

ry Quantities...

437

Hashuck, Paul N., Lathe

Work...

523

Hellyer, S. Stevens,

The

Plumber and Sanitary
Houses

523
Hitchcock, Romyn, F. R. M.

S., Free Water Rhizo-
pods

437
Holden, E. S., Sir Wm. Her-

schell's Life and Works. 262

Hospitaller, E., Les Princi-

pales Applications De

l'electricitie ...

262

Page.

Hull, Edward, LL. D., F. R.

S., Coal Fields of Great

Britain..

437

Mann, I. J., River Bars. 437
Marsh, 0. C., Odontornithes 263
Michel, Stephen, Mine Drain-
age...

437

Michels, I. C., Ph. D., M. A.,

Gold and Silver Coins... 85

Modern Architectural De-

signs. Nos. II. and III.. 85

Naval Encyclopædia.. 174

Negretti and Zambra, Treat-

ise on Meteorological In-

struments..

86

Negretti and Zambra, De-

scriptive Catalogue of

Philosophical Instru-

ments

86

Nolan, Thomas, B. S., the

Telescope ..

522

Planat, P., Chauffage et Ven-

tilation des Lieux Hab-

ites.

263

Reynolds, M., Engine-driving

Life

262

Report of Meteorological Bu-

reau for October..

85

Sawyer, Wm. E., Electric

Lighting

437

Scammon, Chas. M., Marine

Man mals....

350

Schutzenberger, Paul, Traite

de Chimie.

263

Shock, W. H., U.S. N., Steim

Boilers

174, 438

Tait, Prof. P. G., Rankine

Memorial Volume..

263

Urquhart, J. W., C. E., Elec-
trotyping...

436

Urquhart, J. W., C. E., Sew-

ing Machines

850

Wagner et Gautier, Nouveau

Traite de Chimie Indus-

trielle..

350

Williams, W. M., F. R. A. S.,

Treatise on Heat.

262

Wilson, Joseph, M. D., Sani-

tary Science.

350

Woolhouse, W. S. B., F. R.

A. S., Measures, Weights

and Moneys.

437

Wright, G. E., and Mason,

W. S., Gas Engineer's

Text Book...

437

Boudet's microphone

524

Br kages of Steel rails in

Russia

172

Breakage of rails

520

Bricks.

777

Bridge formulas

377

Bridge over the Tay..

520

Bicycles in England.

351

Building in England and Italy. 465

Building stones, absorption of

heat by.....

491

Calculation of the working

strength of materials. 325

Canals in Canada....

318

Canal, Panama.

435

Canal tonnage.

316

Carriageway pavements. 237

Cast steel..

469

Cast steel, cavities in.

311

Ceara rubber..

318

Cell, permanent.

136

Cement, Portland.

Page.

Cements, use of..

121

Center of population.

496

Channel tunnel..

519

Chemical Society on bar iron.. 347

China, rivers of.

63

China, steel making in.

171

City water supply and annual
rainfall...

199, 336
Civil architecture and sani-
tary science.

157
Cleaning streets of Paris. 431
Clouds, dust and fog.

308
Coal beds in Manitoba.

88

Coal in India.

10

Cofferdams

133

Coke slag...

383

Color relations of metals 351

Compound pumping engine.. 428

Compensating balanoes. 502

Construction of light locomo-

tives

393

Construction of the telescope.

68, 108, 177

Curves on railways..

390

Curves, wide gauge.

Customs' returns of pig iron.. 171

Cyclical use of steam.... 115

Death of William Lassel, F.R.S. 176

Deep sea investigation.. 401

Deep sea soundings..

176

Defence of mouth of the Weser 173

Density of steel.

152

Determination of latitude.. 387

Discharge of water through

sluices...

385

Dock wall, failure of.

166
Dust, fog and clouds.

308

Dynamometer..

490

Earth's magnetism..

88

Electrical properties of paper. 280
Electricity and light.

299
Electric lighting.

.504, 220
Electric light in London

167

Electricity and gas for heating 477

Electro-dynamic paradox.. 88

Electro-magnetic engines. 379

Employment of torpedo boats

against ships.

180

Engine, Gaskill.

428

ENGINEERING SOCIETIES :

American Society of Civil

Engineers, 81, 168, 257, 343, 433

Boston Society of Civil Engi-

neers..

. 168, 344

Engineers' Club of Philadel

phia... .81, 168, 341, 519

Polytechnic Association of

the American Institute..

168, 314, 433

Society of Civil Engineers of

Paris..

378

European railway commission 347
Experiences with asphalt.. 41
Experiments on the action of
fats on iron...

398
Experiment with a 9-inch mor-

261
Explosive gelatine.

160
Failure of a dock wall.

166

Filtration through spongy iron 72

First rack railway in Prussia.. 435

Flooded rivers.

133

Floods, prevention of.

131

Flow compressed air

through pipes..

96

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