Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volum 22
The Institution, 1863
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volum 51
Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)
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PÓgina 114 - A society for the general advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
PÓgina 121 - On the drainage and sewerage of large towns, exemplified by accounts of the systems at present pursued with regard to the level and position of the outfall, the form, dimensions, and material of the sewers, the prevention of emanations from them, the arrangements for connecting the house drains with the public sewers...
PÓgina 140 - Cotton Cultivation. Cotton Cultivation in its various details, the Barrage of Great Rivers, and Instructions for Irrigating, Embanking, Draining, and Tilling Land in Tropical and other Countries possessing high thermometric temperatures, especially adapted to the improvement of the cultural soils of India, by JOSEPH GIBBS, Member Institute Civil Engineers, with 5 plates, crown 8vo, cloth, "js.
PÓgina 122 - Descriptions of the various kinds of machinery in use in the principal shipping ports, for the shipment of coal; noticing particularly those in which the greatest expedition is combined with the least amount of breakage of the coal ; and also accounts of the means of unshipping and measuring or weighing the coal, on its arrival in port.
PÓgina 523 - STRENGTH AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF METALS; Reports of Experiments on the Strength and other Properties of Metals for Cannon. With a Description of the Machines for Testing Metals, and of the Classification of Cannon in service. By Officers of the Ordnance Department, US Army. By authority of the Secretary of War. Illustrated by 25 large steel plates. Quarto . $10.00 SULLIVAN.— Protection to Native Industry. ,By Sir EDWARD SULLIVAN, Baronet, author of " Ten Chapters on , Social Reforms.
PÓgina 131 - Observations on Days of Unusual Magnetic Disturbance, made at the British Colonial Magnetic Observatories under the Departments of the Ordnance and Admiralty, printed by the British Government under the Superintendence of Lieut.-Col.
PÓgina 138 - A Treatise on Electricity, in Theory and Practice. By A. DE LA RIVE, Prof, in the Academy of Geneva.
PÓgina 120 - Improvements in the construction of Railway Carriages and Waggons, with a view to the reduction of the gross weight of passenger trains ; also of Railway Wheels, Axles, Bearings, and Breaks ; treating particularly their ascertained duration and their relative friction.
PÓgina 125 - Lighthouse may be taken as an example.) "2ndly. Models, or Drawings, with descriptions, of useful Engines and Machines ; Plans of Harbours, Bridges, Roads, Rivers, Canals, Mines, &c.; Surveys and Sections of Districts of Country. " 3rdly. Practical Essays on subjects connected with Civil Engineering, such as Geology, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanic Arts, Statistics, Agriculture, &c.; together with Models, Drawings, or Descriptions of any new and useful Apparatus, or Instruments applicable...