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Engineering 1885 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index

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Engineering 1885 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Engineering 1885 Jan-Jun: General Index.
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Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1885 Jan-Jun: Index

Absorbing the Extra Current of Dynamos, 270

Abstracts of Patents, 429

Accidental Explosions by Non-Explosive Liquids, 536

Accidents, Railway, in Russia, 706

Accumulator Patents, The Validity of, 117

Accumulator, The Regenerative, 93

Accumulators, Indicating Charge of, 659

Act, The Electing Lighting, 9, 292

Act, The New Patent, 35

Actinometer, A Selenium, 170

Action, Another Telephone, 63

Action, The Fleet in, 607

“Active,” The Gun Accident on Board the, 119

Address of the President of the Iron and Steel

Institute, 539, 563, 587, 633, 662

Adige, River, at Verona, Bridge over the, 390

Adjusting Bridge Piers, 246

Administration, American Naval, 141

Admiralty, The New “Scouts” for the, 237

Aerial Torpedoes, 657

Agriculture, Winds in, 513

Air Compressors at the Arlberg Tunnel, 364

Air Compressors, Scott’s, 505

Air Compressors, Walker Brothers’, 485

Alloy, Prize fora New, 372_|

Alloys of Indium and Gallium, 320

Aluminium, Process for Producing, 64

America, Fire Inspection in, 559

America, Natural Gas in, 373

America, The Telephone in, 372

America, Train Communication in, 320

American Cities, Rapid Transit in, 374

American Exhibition, The, 583

American Gas-Lighted Buoy, An, 705

American Iron and Steel Industry, The, 658

American Lake, A New, 37

American Naval Administration, 141

American Railway Gauge, 170

American Society of Civil Engineers, The, 206

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 703

American Technical Literature, 172

American Time, 398

Ammonia from Nitrogen of Coal, &c„ 581

Analysis of Natural Gas, 559

I Anchor Gear, Baxter’s, 199

Anderson and Gallwey’s Shearing- Machine, 212

Andrews’ Electric Light Apparatus, 456

Anemometrical Observations at Dundee, 350

Automatic Boiler Feeder, Mayhew’s, 69

Anglesea Swing Bridge, Machinery at the, 185

Angra Pequena, Minerals at, 535

Annual Convention of American Society of Civil

Engineers, 612

Annual General Meeting of the Institution of

Civil Engineers, 646

Anti-Fouling Composition, 373

Antwerp Exhibition, Electricity at the, 667

Application of Electricity, A New, 627

Applications for Tramway Powers, 653

Arc Lamp, The Belfast, 145

Arc Lamp, Rogers’, 118

Arc Lamps, Protecting from Lightning, 247

Arc Light, Nocturnal Reconnaissance by, 535

Arc Lighting, Public, in Boston, 269

Architects, Naval, Institution of, 317, 346, 359

Arctic Trading Route, Survey for the New, 705

Arlberg Tunnel, Air Compressors at the, 364

Armour-Clad, The New Brazilian, 94, 612

Armour-Clad, A New French, 513

Armour-Clad Ships, French and English, 576

Armoured Decks v. Side Armour, 232

Arrangement of the Thermopile, A New, 513

Artesian Wells, Boring, 535, 683, 708

Artillery at the Inventions Exhibition, 472, 548

Artillery Question, The, 15

Asbestos Company, The United, 505

Asbestos, A New Use for, 295

Asbestos, Works at Harefield, The, 231

Ascent of Roraima, The, 582

Asphaltum in Tiles, 513

Atmospheric Absorption o Light, 38

Atmospheric Electrical Measurements, 632

Atmospheric Electricity, 559

Attwood and Co.’s Lifts, 550

Auriferous Pyrites, Working, in Transylvania, 707

Australian Population, 320

“ Australasian,” s.s., Engines of the, 111

Austrian Naval Almanack, The, 349

Auto-Accumulator? Jablochkoffs, 534? 678

Autobiography of a Whitehead Torpedo, The, 127, 155, 177, 205, 233, 257, 279, 306, 333, 383, 414, 521

Automatic Phidol, The, 297

Automatic Sprinklers, 20, 71, 151, 706

Automatic Stone Screen, Stafford’s, 408

Babcock and Wilcox Boiler, The, 480

Bagshaw and Sons’ Friction Clutch, 563

Baku and Batoum, Communication between, 9

Ball Lightning, Artificial, 194

Ballast, Mercury as, 348

Ballooning, Military, 269

Balloons, Meteorological Observations from, 193

Band Saw, Double, Watts and Co.’s, 649

Band Saw Sharpener, Rasmussen’s, 509

Barlow’s Expanding Mandrel, 353

Barrow’s Screw-Cutting Machine, 501

Bars, Wire, Production of, from Fluid Steel, 93

Basement Floors for Light Machinery, 222

Batteries, Dry, 63

Batteries, Secondary, 320, 612

Battery, A Selenium, 398

Bauer, Link Spanner, The, 501

Baxter’s Anchor Gear, 199

Baxter’s Field Kitchen, 505

Beckenham Boiler Explosion, The, 293

Belfast Arc Lamp, The, 145

Belgium, The Waterways of, 374

Bell, A Rhythmic Electric, 194

Bell’s Pulley Block Brake, 504

Belted Cruisers and Single-Turretted Battle Ships, The New, 402

Belts, Driving, 694

“ Benbow,” H.M.S., Launch of, 672

Bending Machine, Hydraulic Keel Plate, 134

Bennet-Mackay Cables, The, 63, 92

Berly’s Electrical Directory, 220

Bernay’s Steam Pump, 525

Berry and Sons’ Planing Machines, 391

Berry and Sons’ Treble-Geared Lathe, 551

Bessemer Plant, The Clapp and Griffiths, 657

Bessemer Steel in the North, 348

Bessemerising Copper Matte, 37, 143, 372

Bessemerising Nickel and Cobalt Mattes, 219

Bill Legislation, Private, 25, 47,131,181, 347, 371, 426, 556, 579, 679

Binary Vapour Engines, 36

Bjerknes, Professor, The Hydrodynamic Researches of, 304, 357, 413, 543

Black Lead Paint, New, 220

Blast Furnace Value of Coke, The, 544, 663, 685

Blast Furnaces, Effects of Moisture on, 194

Blasting, Sub-Aqueous, 702

Bleaching, A New Process of, 400

Blooming Mill at Ebbw Vale, 525

Boat, The Torpedo, of the Future, 94

Boats, Torpedo, 321

Boats, Torpedo, in War, 425

Boiler, The Babcock and Wilcox, 480

Boiler, The Cestus, 484

Boiler, Coles and Matthews’s Vertical, 342

Boiler Drilling Machine, Sharp, Stewart’s, 573

Boiler Explosion, The Beckenham, 293

Boiler Explosion, The Rotherham, 62

Boiler Explosions in 1884 ; Report of Mr. E» ,B.

Marten, 263, 286

Boiler Feeder, Mayhew’s Automatic, 69

Boiler Inspection in the United States, 582

Boiler, The Lane Sectional, 484

Boiler, The Root, 479

Boiler Scale, Compounds for Removal of, 632

Boilers and Boiler Fittings at the Inventions Exhibition, 479

Boilers, Craig’s Heating and Circulating Apparatus for, 649

Boilers and Engines of the “ Sobralense, 620, 674

Boilers, Forced Draught for, 408

Boilers of the “Louisiana,” with Water Walls and Firebrick Furnaces, 238

Boilers, Marine Steel, 353, 387

Boilers, Steam, The Construction of, 136

Bore Hole, Finding a, 31

Bore Hole Test, or Clinograph, The, 260, 334

Bore-Tube Drilling Machine, Merry weather s, 187

Boring Artesian Wells, 535, 683, 708

Boring and Screw-Cutting Apparatus, 574

Borland’s Injectors and Jet Pumps, 484

Bosisio, Larini, Nathan, and Co.’s Pumping Machinery, 237, 286

Boston, Public Arc Lighting in, 269

Boulton’s Creosoting Apparatus, .505

Bourdais’ Tower of Babe), 143, 220

Bower-Barff Process and the Strength of Iron, 219

Bower and Thorp’s Regenerative Gas Lamps, 222

Box and Waller’s Washer Gas Scrubber at the St.

Alban’s Gas Works, 405

Brake, Colquhoun’s Continuous, 500

Brake, The Vacuum Automatic, 500

Brake, The Westinghouse Automatic, 499

Brakes in Germany, Railway, 15

Brass Finishers’ Chasing and Boring Lathe, 328

Brazilian Armour-Clad, The New, 94, 612

Breakdowns, Naval, 401

Breakwater, Clark’s Floating, 505

Breakwaters, Floating, 559

Brennan Torpedo, The, 612

Bridge over tne Adige River at Verona, 390

Bridge, The Anglesea Swing, Hydraulic Ma

chinery at, 185

Bridge over the Dnieper, 69, 84, 112, 159, 212

Bridge, The East River, 117

Bridge, Fall of a, during Construction, 248

Bridge, The Forth, 43, 54, 64, 127, 188, 267, 328

Bridge Piers, Adjusting, 246

Bridge over the St. Lawrence near Quebec, Proposed, 336

Bridge, The Tay, 689

Bridge, The Tower, A Design for, 64

Brighton, The Trunk Telephone Line to, 15

British Association, The :

Experiments upon Automatic Sprinklers, by

Mr. C. J. H. Woodbury, 20, 71, 151

Wind Velocity, by Professor E. D. Archibald, 104

British Capital in South Africa, 144

British and Metric Measures, 84

British Museum Catalogue, The, 223

British Navy, Barnaby’s Address on the, 70

British Power in the East, 372

Broker’s Commission, Ship, 271

Brush Apparatus, The, 349, 453

Brush Report, The, 119

“ Bryderen,” The Ice-Breaking Ship, 134

Buda-Pesth, Electric Light at Central Station, 8

Buda-Pesth, Pumping Engines at, 528, 574, 622

Buenos Ayres, Great Southern Railway, Saloon

Carriages for, 251

Buffalo, The Water Works of, 246

Building Blocks, &c., from Furnace Slags, 118

Building Stone, Disintegration of, 612

Building Trades Exhibition, The, 292

Bulgarian Railway Construction, 170

Bullivant’s Steel Wire Launching Checks, 286

Bumstead’s Paper Bag Making Machine, 692

Burmah, Hydraulic Dredger for, 648

Burmah and Siam, A Proposed Railway for, 170

Bust’s Ensilage Cutter and Elevator, 364

Butcher’s Voting Apparatus, 325

Butler’s Movable Staiths, 504

Bye-Laws of the Institution of Civil Engineers,

The, 613

Bye-Products in Coking Coal, 568, 569, 685

Cable-Laying, Dynamometers for, 174

Cable, New Submarine, 64

Cable Tramways, 26, 157, 255, 307, 415, 642

Cables, The Bennet-Mackay, 63, 92

Caissons and Travelling Bridges for Dock En

trances, 707 t

Calcining Furnaces, Revolving Cylinder, 221

Calcium Chloride, Sulphur Extraction by, 400

Calculating Machines, 500

California Street Railroad, The, 255

Camphor in Water, Movements of, 705

Canada, The Bell Telephone in, 170

Canal, Isthmus of Corinth, 145

Canal, The Oise and Aisne, 117

Canal for Paris, A Sanitary, 38

Canal Project, The Nicaragua, 243

Canal System, The Russian, 171

Candle-Moulding Machines, The, 567, 596, 619

Cape Parliament House, Electric Lighting of, 247

Car Coupling, The Janney, 500

Carbon Contacts, The Electrical Resistance of, 39

Carbon, The Electro-Deposition of, 272

Carbon in Steel, 130, 150, 200..

Carriage, Electro-Plated; South-Eastern Rail

way, 11 „ ,, IL

Carriage, Webb’s Saloon; London and North-

Western Railway, 671

Carriages, Saloon, for Buenos Ayres Great

Southern Railway, 251

Cartridge Magazine, Quilliam s, 476

Cask-Washing Machine, Thornewill and Warham’s, 693

Cast-Iron Sleepers, The Denham-Olpherts, 497

Castings, “Mitis” Wrought-Iron, 561

Catalogue, The British Museum, 223

Caustic Soda Condenser, Honigmann s, 22o

Cellular Structure of Steel, The, 221

Cement, Portland, On Testing, 656

Cement, Slag, 95 ,

Cement Testing Machine, Micheie s, 251, 501

Cement Testing Machine, Spoor’s, 693

Central African, Sea, The, 143

Central Laboratory of Electricity, A, 193

Central Station, Buda-Pesth, Electric Light at, 8

Cestus Boiler, The, 484

Chamber of Electricity, The Pans Syndical, 246

Chandler’s High-Speed Engine, 69

Charging Secondary Batteries, 680

Chased by a Train of Fire, 679

Chasing and Boring Lathe, Brass Finishers, 328

Checks, Launching, Wire Rope for, 286

Chemical Trade, The Tyneside, 195

Chimney, Taking Down a, 657

Chlorine Gas, Manufacture of, 632

Chlorine, Manufacture of, 430

Cholera, Disinfectants against, 659

Chuck, Jaw, Storey and Phillips’, 501

City, Electric Light in the, 657

Civil Engineers, The American Society of, 206

Civil Engineers, The Institution of : 20, 65,

646

Annual General Meeting, 646

Bye-Laws, The, 613

Conversazione, The, 658

Institution Dinner, The, 513

On Comparison of British and Metric Measures by Mr. A. Hamilton-Smythe, B.A., 84

On Physiography, by Mr. John Evans, 123

JivilEnginbers, The Institution w-continued.

On Modern Practice in the Construction of Steam Boilers, The, by Mr. David Salmond Smart, 136 .

On the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways, by Mr. Benjamin Baker, M.I.C.E., 199

On the Construction of Locomotive Engines and some Results of their Working on the London, Brighton, and South Coa^t Railway, by William Stroudley, M.I.C.E., 240

On the Electrical Regulation of the Speed of Steam Engines and of other Motors for Driving Dynamos, by Mr. P. W. Willans, 339

On Water Motors, by Professor W. Cawthorne Unwin, 367

On Rivers Running into Tideless Seas, by Mr.

W. Shelford, 403

On Inland Navigation, by Sir Charles A.

Hartley, 431

On Mechanical Integrators, by Professor II. S. Hole Shaw, 536

On the Forms of Ships, by Sir Edward Reed, 560

On the Theory of the Indicator and the Errors in Indicator Diagrams, by Professor Osborne Reynolds, M.A., LL.D., F.R S., M.I.C.E., 659

Report of the Council, 20

Clapp-Griffiths Steel Process, The, 350, 657

Clark and Bowman’s Lamp, 453

Clark’s Floating Breakwater, 505

Clay-street Hill Cable Tramway, 26

Cleveland, Notes from, 11, 33, 59, 86, 113, 138, 162, 188, 214, 241, 265, 298, 315, 343, 366, 395, 423, 517, 529, 553, 577, 597, 621, 650. 673, 698

Clinograph, or Bore Hole Test, The, 260, 334

Clock Dials, Electric Illuminated, 428

Clutch, Friction, Bagshaw and Sons’, 563

Clyde Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1884, 81, 108, 135, 208

Clyndograph, The, 400

Coal Question, The, 168

Coal, Spontaneous Combustion of, 116

Coal Trade in 1884, The Northern, 14

Coals, The Export of, 142

Coasts, Defence of Our, 511

Cochin China, Telegraphs in, 247

“ Cocoa” Gunpowder, 144

Cogging Mill with Balanced Top Roll; Ebbw

Vale Steel Works, 421

Coke, The Blast Furnace Value of, 544,663, 685

Coke Ovens, Tar and Ammonia from, 400

Coking Coal, The Recovery of Bye-Products in, 568, 569, 685

Coking Process, The, Simon-Carves, 569, 604

Coles’ Crane and Grab Bucket, 504

Coles and Matthews’s Vertical Boiler, 342

Collier, Screw, for Sydney, 661

Colorado, Lead Smelting at Leadville, 78

Colour Blindness, Testing for, 220

Colquhoun’s Continuous Brake, 500

Columbia Type-Writer, The, 507

Combustion of Coal, Spontaneous, 116

Combustion in Dried Gases, 400

Commerce in Western Asia, 195

Commercial Marine, The Russian, 169

Committee, The Electric Light Act, 292

Communication between Baku and Batoum, 9

Communication, Telephonic, 63

Company, The Jablochkoff, 63

Comparative Value of Labour, The, 13

Competition of Irrigation Machinery, 582

Composition, Anti-Fouling, 373

Compound Engines of the “ Cotentin,” 342

Compound Engines of the “Etna,” 134, 210

Compound Engines of the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Co.’s Paddle Steamei “Normandy,” 284

Compound Launch Engine, Duncan’s, 485

Compound Locomotives, Webb’s System, 462

Compound Pump, The Worthington, 489

Compound Pumping Engines at the Buda-Pestt

Water Works, 528, 574, 622

Compound Receiver Engine, The Willans, 392

Compound Spiral Piston Packing, 275

Compressors, Air, at the Arlberg Tunnel, 364

Concentration of Rays, 429

Condensation of Gases on Glass, The, 271

Condensation of Sulphurous Acid Gas, 399

Conductivity and Magnetism, 143

Conductivity of Metals at Low Temperatures

The, 632

Conductors, Silicious Bronze, 18

Conductors, Telegraph, 272

Conductors, Underground, Electrical, 37

Conference, The Industrial, 141

Construction of Locomotives, The, 240

Construction of Steam Boilers, The, 136

Controversy, The Lighthouse Illuminants, 144 Convention of American Society of Civil Engi

neers, Annual, 612

Conversazione of the Institution of Civil Engi neers, The, 658

Copper, Electrolytic Extraction of, 680

Copper Matte, Bessemerising, 37, 143, 372

Copper Mattes, New Process for Working, 581

Copper for Roofing Purposes, 8

Copper Smelting Process, Welsh, 92

Cores for Steel Castings, 428

Cosmogony and Geological Epochs, 429

“ Cotentin,” Compound Engines of the, 342

Cotton Seed Oil, Test for, 143

Coupling Apparatus, Railway Wagon, 500

Coupling for the Transfer of Rotary Motion, 694

Covinto, Roller Mill at, 433

Cox-Walker’s Lamp-Holder, 460

Craig’s Heating and Circulating Apparatus, 649

Cranes, Heavy, Wire Rope for, 64

Creil, The Experiments at, 536

Creosoting Apparatus, Boulton’s, 505

Cruiser, A French, 658

Cruisers and Single-Turretted Battle Ships, Tt New Belted, 402

Cut-off Gear, The Proel, 485

Cut-out, Automatic (Tumbler), 351

Cutter, Ensilage, and Elevator, 364

Danger from Dynamos, 349

Davis’s Steering Gear, 504

Deane Sinking Pump, The, 489

Decks, Armoured v. Side Armour, 232

Defence of Our Coasts, 511

Demonstration of the Earth’s Magnetic Indue tion, An Audible 39J qlee„ers The, 497

Denham-Olpnerts Cast-Iro P

Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, ine, Depolishing Electric Light Globes, Desert, Water Supply in the, 244 Designs of War Vessels, The. ziu S?United States’ Toledo Ship 270 Diagrams, Indicator, 659 .

Diffusion Photometer, A, 223

Direct-Acting Ram Pump, obi

Direct Production o Iron from the Ore, 3«, Direct Production oHrpno^ Steel, 66 Disinfectants against Cholera, 6oJ

Disinfecting Rags, 349

Disintegration of n ’ 6 "

Distillation of Shale, The, 533

Distribution of Steam in To ,»

Dnieper, Bridge over the, 69, 84, 112, ibv, Dock Entrances,, 707

Dock, The Hull Alexandra, 613

Dock, The James Watt, Greenock, 584

Dockyard Routine, 93

Dockyards, Russian, 93

Dr. Sang on the Forth Bridge, 267 Dome for the Nice Observatory, 643 Domestic Motor, Davey’s, 609 Donaldson’s Hydraulic Motor, 185 Door Spring, A Hydraulic, 251 Doors, Fireproof, 583

Double Band Saw, Watts and Co. s, 649 Double Ram Pump, Evans and Sons , lUb Dowlais, Rail Mill Engines at, 19, 32 Dredger, Hydraulic, for Burmah, 648 Dredging, Hydraulic, 536.

Dried Gases, Combustion in, 400

Drill, Double-Headed Radial, Rushs, 363 Drilling Machine, Bore Tube, Merry * eathei s, 187 Drilling Machine, Houghton s Electric, 501 Driving Belts, 694 Driving Dynamos, 159

Driving and Pumping Engine, Gwynnes , 134

Dry Batteries, 63

Dry Docks, Simpson’s Timber, 311

Dryer and Rosenkranz’s Water Meter, 372 Duncan’s Compound Launch Engine, 485 Durham, Churchill, and Co.’s Marine Engine

Governors, 539 , .

Durham and Churchill’s Spiral Piston Packino, 275

Dust-Bin, Street, Sidgwick’s, 508

Dynamo, The Edison-Hopkinson, 109

Dynamo-Electrotyping at an Ordnance Survey

Office, 192

Dynamo, Goolden and Trotter’s, 610

Dynamo and Lamp, The Sun, 457

Dynamo and Motor, Parsons’, 460

Dynamo and Photometrical Tests at Munich, 226 Dynamometers for Cable-Laying, 174

Dynamos, Absorbing the Extra Current of, 270

Dynamos, Danger from, 349

Dynamos, Driving, 159

Dynamos, High-Tension Current, 144

Dynamos,“Starting, with Gas Engines, 271

Dynamos, Zig-Zag Winding of, 219

Earth Currents, Polar, 195

Earthquakes and Luminous Paint, 631

Earthquakes, The Recent, 196

Earth’s Magnetic Induction, An Audible Demonstration of the, 399

East River Bridge, The, 117

Easton and Anderson’s Apparatus for the Purification of Water, 525

Ebbw Vale, Blooming Mill at, 525

Ebbw Vale Steel Works; Cogging Mill with Balanced Top Roll, 4?1

Economiser Explosion at Oldham, The, 36, 90 Edison Central Lighting Station, The, 219 Edison Company, The German, at Berlin, 145 Edison-Hopkinson Dynamo, The, 109 Edison-Swan Exhibit at the Inventions Exhibition, The, 456

Effects of Induced Currents, 631

Effects of Moisture on Blast Furnaces, 194

Electric Alarm for Hot Bearings, An, 92

Electric Bell Indicator, The Mackenzie, 492

Electric Co., The Western, at Philadelphia, 2

Electric Conductors and Service Pipes, 269

Electric Drilling Machine, Houghton’s, 501

Electric Gas Lighters, 170

Electric Generator, Kendall’s, 702

Electric Governor, Jamieson’s, 31

Electric Illuminated Clock Dials, 428

Electric Light Act Committee, The, 292

Electric Light Globes, Depolishing, 320

Electric Lighting :

Arc Light, Nocturnal Reconnaissance by, 535 Arc Lighting in Boston, Public, 269 Brush Apparatus, The, 453

Conductors for Electric Lighting, 37

Dynamo, The Edison-Hopkinson, 109 Dynamo, Goolden and Trotter’s, 610 Dynamo and Motor, Parsons’, 460 Dynamo and Photometric Tests at Munich, 226 Dynamos, High-Tension Current, 144 Dynamos, Mather and Platt’s System of Driving, 159

Dynamos, Zig-Zag Winding of, 219

Edison Central Lighting Station, The, 219 Edison Swan Exhibit, The, 456 Electric Gas Lighters, 170

Electric Governor, Jamieson’s, 31

Electric Illuminated Clock Dials, 428

Electric Light Act Committee, The, 292 Electric Light Apparatus, Andrews’, 456 Electric Light at Buda-Pesth, 8 Electric Light in the City, 657 Electric Light in Factories, 144 Electric Light Globes, Depolishing, 320 Electric Light in Photo-Micrographv The 39i Electric Light Plant, Portable, 339 ’ -

Electric Light on Ships of War, The 374 Electric Light at the Stock Exchange The 37 Electric Light and the Telemeter, 535* ’

E ectric Light Works, The Temesvar. 104 Electric Lighting Act, The, 9,292

of the Cape Parlia“e“t

Electric Lighting in the Forth and Tay, 659

Electric Lighting—continued.

Electric Lighting at Greenock, 29b

Electric Lighting at Havre. 38

Electric Lighting at the Inventions Exhibition,

319, 441, 552, 581

Electric Lighting in the Navy,

Electric Lighting of New y ork Harbour, 92

Electric Lighting of Oil Works, 37

Electric Lighting of the s.s. Etruria and “ Umbria,” 674

Electric Lighting of the s.s. Oceanlen, ^32«

Electric Lighting of the s.s. “ Tainui,” 117

Electric Motors, 169

Electrical Exhibition, Paris, 117, 296, 309, 3e8

Electrical Exhibition, The Philadelphia, 2

Electrical Resistance of Carbon Contacts. 39

Electricity at the Antwerp Exhibition, 667

Electricity and Sacrilege, 657

Gaulard and Gibbs’ System, 458

Gerard Apparatus, The, 460

German Edison Company at Berlin, The, 14o

Gillcher System, The, 456

Hochhausen System, The, 457

Jablochkoff System, The, 456

Jablochkoff’s Auto-Accumulator, 534, 678

Lamp, The Belfast Arc, 145

Lamp, Clark and Bowman’s, 453

Lamp and Dynamo, The Sun, 457

Lamp Holder, Cox-Walker’s, 460

Lamp, Rogers’ Arc, 118

Lamp, The Stanhope, 453

Lamp, Trouvd’s Incandescence, 18

Lamp, The Varley Flexible Carbon, 457

Lamps, Efficiency of Incandescence, 118

Lamps, Woodhouse and Rawson’s, 459

Lighted Weathercocks, 399

Phidol, The, 221. 297

Protecting Arc Lamps from Lightning, 247

Silvered Incandescence Lamps, 193

Thomson-Houston System, The, 452

Three-Wire System for Incandescence Lighting, 401

Train Lighting by Electricity in Germany, 631

Weston System, The, 452

Electric Machine, Wimshurst’s, 60,171, 491

Electric Motors, 169

Electric Patrol Launch, The, 246

Electric Railway Signals, 583

Electric Tramcar, Reckenzaun’s, 350, 496

Electrical Directory, Berly’s, 220

Electrical Discharge in Gases, The, 349

Electrical Exhibition, Paris, 117, 296, 309, 338

Electrical Governors, 339

Electrical Industries, Syndical Chamber of, 611

Electrical Measurements, Atmospheric, 632

Electrical Resistance of Carbon Contacts, 39

Electrical Signs and Symbols, 555

Electrical Surgery, 170

Electrical Terminology, 657

Electrical Transmission Experiments, The Paris-

Creil, 117

Electrical Work in the Soudan, 350

Electricians, The International Society of, 171

Electrician’s Pocket-Book, The, 144

Electricity at the Antwerp Exhibition, 667

Electricity, Atmospheric, 559

Electricity, A New Application of, 627

Electricity, Oxidation of Oil by, 219

Electricity and Sacrilege, 657

Electrique, L’Annee, 92

Electro-Deposition of Carbon, The, 272

Electro-Plated Carriage ; South-Eastern Railway, 11

Electro-Thermostats, 296

Electrolytic Extraction of Copper, 680

Electrometer, The Quadrant, 321

Electromotive Force Contact, Inversion of, 117

Electromotive Force, Voltaic, The Seat of, 372

Elevated Railroads, The New York, 37, 63, 348

Elevator, Grain, Fifty-Ton Floating, 207

Elevator, The Otis, 391

Elevators, Passenger, in the United States, 582

Ellipsograph, Knott’s, 221

Enamels, &c., Test for Presence of Lead in, 295

Engine, Chandler’s High-Speed, 69

Engine, Duncan’s Compound Launch, 485

Engine, Gas, The Korting-Lieckfeld, 526

Engine Governors, Marine, 539

Engine, GWynnes’, Combined Portable Pumping and Driving, 134

Engine, Mather’s Portable, 328

Engine, Matthews’, 460

Engine, Parsons’ High Speed, 460

Engine, The Tower Spherical, 303, 461

Engine, The Westinghouse, 509

Engine, The Wheelock, 484

Engine, The Willans, 392, 509

Engineering Society Soiree, 220

Engineers in India, The Telegraph, 701

Engineers in South Australia, 320

Engineers, Telegraph, The Society of, 103

Engines of the s.s. “ Australasian,” 111

Engines, Binary Vapour, 36

Engines and Boilers of s.s. “ Sobralense.” 620. 674

Engines, Compound, of the “Etna,” 134, 210

Engines, Compound, of the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Co.’s Paddle Steamer “Normandy,” 284

Engines of the “Cotentin,” Wilson and Co.’s Compound, 342

Engines, Pumping, at Buda-Pesth, 528, 574, 622

Engines and Pumps at the Inventions Exhibition. 484

Engines, Rail Mill, at Dowlais. 19, 32

Engines, Triple-Compound, 359

English Coal in Russia, 93

English and French Armour-Clad Ships, 576

Ensilage Cutter and Elevator, 364

Epitaph, An, 660

Equipment of War Vessels, Steamboat, 50, 79

Estimates, The Navy, 217, 291

“Etna,” Compound Engines of the, 134, 210

“ Etruria” and “ Umbria,” s.s., Electric Lighting of the, 674 h

Europe, Inland Navigation in, 431

Evans and Sons’ Double Ram Pump, 108

Examining Objects under Great Pressures, 631

Exchange, The New Stock, 37

Exhibition of 1889, The, 94, 117, 193, 219 296

Exhibition, The American, 583 *

Exhibition, Antwerp, Electricitv at the, 667

Exhibition, The Building Trades, 292

Exhibition, The Jurors of the, 556

Exhibition Literature, 270

Exhibition, The New Orleans, 37

Exhibition, The Paris Milling, 630, 669 690

Exhibition of Patented Inventions, A French 169 Expanding Mandrel for Facing Nuts 353 ’

Experiment, A Magnetic, 535 Experiments at Creil, The, 536

Experiments, Friction, 131,150

Experiments in Magnetism. 271 Exploring Hudson's Bay, 38 Explosion, The Beckenham Boiler, 293 Explosion, Boiler, The Rotherham, 62 Explosion at Oldham, The Economiser 36 90

Explosions, Accidental, by Non -’Explosive Liquids, 536

Explosions, Boiler, in 1884 ; Report of Mr F p.

Marten, 263, 286 *

Export of Coals, The, 142

Exports and Imports for February, The 271 Extraction of Zinc by Electrolysis, 400 ’ Extraction of Zinc and Lead, Simultaneous 8

Facing Nuts, Expanding Mandrel for, 353 Factories, Private Ordnance, 369

Fall of a Bridge during Construction, 248

Fast Railroad Time, 513

Faults in Submarine Cables, 535

Fever and Cholera, Inoculation for, 631

Field Kitchen, Baxter’s, 505

Fifty-Ton Floating Grain Elevator, 207

Fighting Stern-Wheelers, 654

Filter Paper, Toughened, 246

Finding a Bore Hole, 31

“ Finds,” New Geological, 37

Fire Alarms, Electrical, at Philadelphia, 3

Fire Alarms in Paris, 117

Fire Apparatus, Portable, 512

Fire Department, The New York, 193

Fire Engines for Liverpool, Steam, Mem weather and Sons’, 284, 340

Fire Escapes, Projecting Life Lines as, 679

Fire Inspection in America, 559

Firebars, Sharpe’s, 84

Fireless Tramway Engines, 15

Fireproof Doors, 583

Fires in Mills, 295

Fires in the United States, 144

Fleet in Action, The, 607

Fleet, Our Ironclad, 532

Floating Breakwaters, 505, 559

Floating Telegraph Station, Harding’s, 506

Flow of Metals, The, 660

Flux, A New Soldering, 428

Fog Whistle Operator, or Sonnebula, The, 187

Forced Draught for Boilers, 408

Foreign and Colonial Notes, 22, 44, 72, 113, 139, 166, 189, 228, 276, 380, 518, 553, 651, 708

Forgings, Heavy Steel, 219

Forms of Ships, 560

Forms of Vibrating Bodies, The, 640

Forth Bridge, The, 43, 54, 64, 127, 188, 267, 328

Forth Bridge Railway ; Inspectors’ Reports, 54, 328

Forth and Tay, Electric Light in the, 659

France, The New Topographical Plans of, 373 France, Science Commissions in, 118 France, Telephone Legislation in, 194 French Academy Prizes, 247

French Armour-Clad, A New, 513

French Cruiser, A, 658

French and English Armour-Clad Ships, 576

French Navy, The, 679

Friction Clutch, Bagshaw and Sons’, 563

Friction Experiments, 130, 150

Friction, The Laws of, 118

“Friday Evenings” at the Royal Institution, The, 37

Frischmuth’s Aluminium, 64

Frue Vanning Machine, The, 508

Fuel, Gaseous, 195

Fuel, On the Use of Petroleum as a, 686

Furnace, Destructor, Healy and Thwaites’, 694 Furnace Slags, Preparation of Building Blocks, &c., from, 118

Furnaces, Welford’s Smokeless, 405

Future of the Shipbuilding Trade, The, 191

Gallium, 295

Galvanometer, A Mercury, 350

Garabit Viaduct, The, 549, 593

Gardner Gun, 476

Gas Engine, The Kbrting-Lieckfeld, 526

Gas Engines, Starting Dynamos with, 271

Gas-Fired Lime Kiln, 694

Gas Hammer, Tangye Brothers’, 573

Gas-Lighted Buoy, An American, 705

Gas Lighter, A Static Induction, 350

Gas Lighters, Electric, 170

Gas, Natural, 40, 194, 609

Gas in New York, Lighting, 220

Gas Producer, Siemens’, On a Modified Type of the 569

Gas Scrubber, Box and Waller’s Washer, at the St. Alban’s Gas Works, 405

Gas, Sulphurous Acid, Condensation of, 399

Gas, Testing,. Apparatus for, 657

Gas, Water, 194, 345, 513

Gas in the Workshop, 118

Gaseous Fuel, 195

Gases, Condensation of, on Glass, 271

Gases, The Electrical Discharge in, 349

Gaulard and Gibbs’ System, The, 458

Gear, Baxter’s Anchor, 199

Gear, The Pepper Steam Steering, 563 Geary-street Cable Tramway, The, 308 General Post Office, Improvements attne, dJ Geological Epochs and Cosmogony, 429 Geological “ Finds,” New, 37

Gerard Apparatus, The, 460

German Edison Company at Berlin, The, 14o

Giant Pulley, A. 117

Girard Turbine, The, 390

Glass, Tempered, 245

Goolden and Trotter’s Dynamo, 610

Governor, Jamieson’s Electric, 31

Governors, Electrical, 339

Governors, Marine Engine, 539

Grab Bucket and Crane, Coles’, 504

Grain Elevator, Fifty-Ton Floating, 207 “Graphic” Printing Machine, The, o08 Grate Surface of Locomotives, 321

Great Northern Telegraph Company, biz

Greenock, Electric Lighting at. 296

Greenock, The James Watt Dock, 584

Groynes, Iron Shingle, 194

Guide-Blade Propeller, The, 706

Gtllcher System of Electric Lighting, The, 456

Gulf Stream, The, 65

Gun Accident on Board the “ Active,” The, 119

Gun and Carriage, Anderson’s Pivotting, 477

Gun Carriage, Revolving, Sawyer’s, 477

Gun, The Gardner, 476

Gun, The Maxim, 522, 634

Gun, The Multi-Charge, 92, 429

Gunboats, Russian, 64

Gunpowder, “ Cocoa,” 144

Guns for Repelling Torpedo Attack, 281

Gutta-Percha Tree, A New, 612

GWynnes’ Portable Pumping and Driving Engine, 134

Hamer, Metcalfe and Co.’s Exhaust Injector, 484 Hand-Screw Steering Gear, Hastie’s, 539 Hardening Plaster, A New Process for, 513 Harding’s Floating Telegraph Station, 506

Harding’s Speed Indicator, 492

Hardness of Metals, The, 64

Harefield Asbestos Works, The, 231

Hartlepool, Marine Engine Works at, 95

Havre, Electric Lighting at, 38

Healy and Thwaites’ Destructor Furnace, 694

Hearing, Tests for, 117

Heat and Ventilation, The Utilisation of the

Sun’s Rays for, 535

Heating and Circulating Apparatus, Craig’s, 649

Heating by Radiation, 226

Heavy Ordnance, 317

H.M.S. “Benbow,” Launch of, 672

High Explosives in Shells, 349

High-Speed Engine, Chandler’s, 69

High-Speed Engine, Parsons’, 460

High Tension Current Dynamos, 144

Hochhausen System of Electric Lighting, 457 Holden and Brooke’s Exhaust Injector, 484 Holtham’s Permanent Way, 497

Honigmann’s Caustic Soda Condenser, 225

Honigmann’s Fireless Locomotive, 373

Horizontal Milling Machine, 692

Hot Bearings, An Electric Alarm for, 92 Hotchkiss and Co.’s Machine Guns, 472 4

Houghton’s Electric Drilling Machine, 501 Hudson’s Bay, Exploring, 38

Hudswell, Clarke, and Co.’s Tank Locomotive,

18 in. Gauge, 418

Hull Alexandra Dock, The, 613

Hydraulic Door Spring, A, 251

Hydraulic Dredger for Burmah, 648

Hydraulic Dredging, 536

Hydraulic Elevator, The Otis, 391

Hydraulic Keel Plate Bending Machine, 134

Hydraulic Lift and Mud Receiver, Powell’s, 19

Hydraulic Machinery, 117

Hydraulic Machinery at the Anglesea Swing Bridge, 185

Hydraulic Machinery at the Inventions Exhibition, 477

Hydraulic Motor, Donaldson’s, 185

Hydraulic Power, Recent Progress in the Public Supply of, 262, 299, 325

Hydraulic Shearing Machine, Anderson and Gallwey’s, 212

Hydro-Carbons, The Illuminating Power of, 430 Hydrodynamic Researches of Professor Bjerknes,

The, 304, 357, 413, 543

Hygiene, Industrial, 654

Hygrometer, A Registering, 194

Ice-Breaking Ship “ Bryderen,” The, 134

Ice Palaces at Montreal, 222

Illinois, Railway Rates in, 372

Illuminant, Water Gas as an, 246, 679

Illuminating Power of Hydro-Carbons, The, 430 Illumination, Lighthouse, 558

Imports and Exports for February, The, 271 Improvements at the General Post Office, 39 Incandescence Lamps, Efficiency of, 118 Incandescence Lamps, Silvered, 193 Incandescence Lighting, Three-Wire System for,

401

India, The Railways in, 167

India, The Telegraph Engineers in, 701

Indian Public Works Department, The, 706 Indicating Charge of Accumulators, 659 Indicator Diagrams, 659

Indicator, Thorpe’s, 497

Indium and Gallium, Alloys of, 320

Induced Currents, Effects of, 631

Induction Coil, A Spark, 269

Induction on Telephone Lines, 170

Industrial Conference, The, 141

Industrial Establishments, Electric Light in, 144 Industrial Hygiene, 654

“ Inflexible,” The, 170 ,

Injector, Exhaust, Hamer, Metcalfe and Co. s, 484 Injector, Exhaust, Holden and Brooke’s, 484 Injectors and Jet Pumps, Borland s, 484 Inland Navigation, 171

Inland Navigation in Europe, 431

Inoculation for Fever and Cholera, 631

Insecticide, Use of Quicksilver as an, 558 Institution Dinner, The, 513

Institution of Naval Architects, The, 317, 346, 359 Institution of Permanent Way Inspectors, The,

198

Integrators, Mechanical, 536

Intense Lights, The Photometry of> *2?

International Society of Electricians, The, 171 Inventions Exhibition, The, 437, 531

Artillery: .

Cartridge Magazine, Quilliam s, 47b

Gardner Gun, The, 476

Hotchkiss and Go’s. Machine Guns, 472 Muzzle Pivotting Gun, Anderson s, 477 Nordenfelt Exhibits, The, 548

Revolving Gun Carriage, Sawyers,.477 Small Arms, Suft’s Improvements in, 476 War Department Exhibit, The, 472

BOBaebc3ockdand WHcoSr, The, 480

Injector,^Exhaust, Hamer, Metcalfe and Injector^ Exhaust, Holden and Brooke’s, 484 Injectors and Jet Pumps, Borland s, 484 Lane Sectional Boiler, The, 484

Inventions Exhibition, The—continued.

Mechanical Stoker, Knap’s, 480

Root Boiler, The, 479

Calculating Machines, 500

Double Band Saw, Watts and Co’s., 649

Electric Lighting, 319, 441, 552, 581

Brush Apparatus, The, 453

Dynamo, Goolden and Trotter’s, 610

Dynamo and Motor, Parsons’, 460

Edison-Swan Exhibit, The, 456

Electric Light Apparatus, Andrews’, 456

Engine, Davey’s Domestic, 509

Engine, Mathews’, 460

Engine, Parsons’ High Speed, 460

Engine, Tower Spherical, The, 461

Engine, The Westinghouse, 509

Engine, The Willans, 509

Gaulard and Gibbs’ System, 458

Gerard Apparatus, The, 460

GUlcher System, The, 456

Hochhausen System, The, 457

Jablochkoff Lighting, The, 456

Lamp, Clark and Bowman’s, 453

Lamp and Dynamo, The Sun, 457

Lamp-Holder, Cox-Walker’s, 460

Lamp, The Stanhope, 453

Lamp, The Varley Flexible Carbon, 457

Lamps, Wood house and Rawson’s, 459

Lighting of the Exhibition, 319

Thomson-Houston System, The, 452

Weston System, The, 452

Engines and Pumps:

Air Compressors, Walker Brothers’, 485

Air and Water Pumps, Westinghouse, 489

Compound Launch Engine, Duncan’s, 485

Compound Pump, The Worthington, 489

Compound Pumping Engines, 485

Cut-off Gear, The Proell, 485

Lubricator, Sugden’s, 489

Sinking Pump, The Deane, 489

Slide Valve, Thom’s, 485

Speed Recorder, The Moscrop, 485

Steam Pump, Bernay’s, 525

Wheelock Engine, The, 484

Hydraulic Machinery, 477

Jurors of the Exhibition, 556

Kendall’s Electric Generator, 702

Lifts, Attwood and Co’s., 550

Locomotives, Compound, Webb’s System, 462

Machine Tools :

Boiler Drilling Machine, Sharp, Stuart’s, 573

Boring and Screw-Cutting Apparatus, Snowden’s, 574

Cement-Testing Machine, 501

Electric Drilling Machine, Houghton’s, 501

Gas Hammer, Tangye Brothers’, 573

Horizontal Milling Machine, 692

Jaw Chuck, Storey and Phillips’, 501

Knife Grinder, Slack’s Automatic, 504

Link Spanner, The Bauer, 501

Pulley Block Brake, Bell’s, 504

Screw-Cutting Machine, Barrow’s, 501

Slot-Drilling Machine, 692

Vertical Milling Machine, 691

Miscellaneous Exhibits:

Air Compressors, Scott’s, 505

Band Saw Sharpener, Rasmussen’s, 509

Cask - Washing Machine, Thornewill and

Warham’s, 693

Cement-Testing Machine, Spoor’s, 693

Columbia Type Writer, The, 507

Coupling for Transfer of Rotary Motion, 694

Crane and Grab Bucket, Coles’, 504

Creosoting Apparatus, Boulton’s, 505

Field Kitchen, Baxter’s, 505

Floating Breakwater, Clark’s, 505

Floating Telegraph Station, Harding’s, 506

Furnace, Healy and Thwaites’, 694

Gas-Fired Lime-Kiln, 694

“ Graphic” Printing Machine, The, 508

Paper Bag-Making Machine, Bumsted’s, 692

Pipe Joint, Knyper and Denis’s, 694

Staiths, Butler’s Movable, 504

Steering Gear, Davis’s, 504

Street Dust-Bin, Sidgwick’s, 508

United Asbestos Company, The, 505

Vanning Machine, The Frue, 508

Permanent Way:

Cast-Iron Sleepers, Denham-Olpherts’, 497

Holtham’s, 497

Webb’s Steel, 497

Physical Exhibits:

Electric Bell Indicator, The Mackenzie, 492

Electric Machine, Wimshurst’s Duplex, 491

Indicator, Thorpe’s, 497

Range-Finder, The Weldon, 492

Speed Indicator, Harding’s, 492

Speed Indicator, Young’s, 492

Tramcar, Reckenzaun’s Electric, 496

Universal Time, 491

Watt-Meter, Walker’s, 496

Plan of the Exhibition, 441

Purification of Water, Easton and Anderson’s

Apparatus for, 525

Railway Appliances:

Brake, Colquhoun’s Continuous, 500

Brake, The Vacuum Automatic, 500

Brake, The Westinghouse Automatic, 499

Car Coupling, The Janney, 500

Signalling Apparatus, 497

Variable Gauge Trucks, Mackinlay’s, 499

Wagon Coupling Apparatus, 500

Rivetting Machines, Tweddell’s System, 477

Saloon Carriage; London and North-Western

Railway, 671

Shale, The Distillation of, 533

Tank Locomotive, Dick, Kerr, and Co.’s, 672

Textile Machinery, 629, 655, 703

War Material, 703

Inventions Exhibition and United States, 143

Inventories, The Paris, 611

Inversion of Contact Electromotive Force, 117

Inverted Railway, The, 558

Iron Direct Production of, from the Ore, 38, 706

Iron’ Malleable, Microscopic Examination of, 610

Iron’ Nickel, and Steel, Magnetisation of, 582

Iron,’ Removal from, of Red-Shortness Caused

by Copper, 220

Iron Shingle Groynes, 194

Iron or Steel, Direct Production of, 66

Iron and Steel Industry, The American, 658

Iron and Steel Institute, The : 535, 543, 568

Address of the President, 539, 563,587, 633, 662

Iront and Steel Institute Tiif 7

On the Blast Furnace Valu7 of t

C““”« * Ml T.

iKa? a, Wsg, Coke Ovens, by Mr. Watson Smfth 56^ Proce’S8> b’y^.

Cokins

On ffiaiUGa;*Fu°eTandtt/ r^’ 569 OnMth“f M-UreS’ Mr' A‘ Ca™egief 609 ‘ ‘°

0 nKia T Mlc™scopicaI Examination of Malle able Iron, by Dr. Hermann Wedding Rin Iron and Steel Works in Russia, 143 8’ 10

Iron Telegraph Poles, 707 Iron, Tempered, 246

Ironclad Fleet, Our, 532

Irrigation Machinery, Competition of 5R? Irrigation Works, The Nice, 1, 53 184 82 t-J? England to be Caught Napping ? ” 397 Isthmus of Corinth Canal, 145

Italian War Ship, An, 611

Jablochkoff Company, The, 63

Jablochkoff Lighting, The, 456

Jablochkoff’g1 Auto-Accumulator, 534, 678 James Watt Dock, Greenock, The 584 Jamieson’s Electric Governor 31 *

Janney Car Coupling, The, 500

Jaw Chuck, Storey and Phillips’s, 501 Jenkin, Professor Fleeming, 680 Joints, Rivetted, 524

Jurors of the Exhibition, The, 556

Keel Plate Bending Machine, Hydraulic. 134 Kendall s Electric Generator, 702

Kerr, Stuart, and Co.’s Tank Locomotive, 697 Kitson and Co. s Electric Light Plant, 339 Knap s Mechanical Stoker, 480

Knife Grinder, Slack’s Automatic, 504 Knyper and Denis’s Pipe Joint, 694 Knott’s Ellipsograph, 221

Kbrting-Lieckfeld Gas Engine, The, 526 Kurrachee Steam Tramways, 558

Laboratory of Electricity, Paris Central, 193. 611 Laboratory Machine, The Wimshurst, 171 ’ Labour, The Comparative Value of, 13 Lake, A New American, 37 Lamp, The Belfast Arc, 145 Lamp, Clark and Bowman’s, 453 Lamp and Dynamo, The Sun, 457 Lamp, Rogers’ Arc, 118 Lamp, The Stanhope, 453 Lamp, Trouv6’s Incandescence, 18 Lamp, The Varley Flexible Carbon, 457 Lamp-Holder, Cox-Walker’s, 460 Lamps, Efficiency of Incandescence, 118 Lamps, Silvered Incandescence, 193 Lamps, The Woodhouse and Rawson, 459 Lane Sectional Boiler, The, 484 L’Ann^e Electrique, 92 Larynx, Photographing the, 143

Lathe, Brass Finishers’, Chasing and Boring. 328 Lathe, Treble-Geared, 551

Lathe, Vertical, Rush worth and Co.’s, 603 Lathing Wire, 658

Launch of a Brazilian Armour-Clad, 94 Launch of H.M.S. “ Benbow,” 672 Launch of the “ Mersey,” The, 513 Launch, Screw, Thornycroft’s Light Draught 363 Launches and Trial Trips, 5, 32, 83, 109, 137 198

211, 237, 272, 298, 324, 339, 374, 402, 422,’ 518* 537, 552, 586, 624, 695 ’

Launching Checks, Wire Rope for, 286 Law of Thermodynamics, The Second, 252 Laws of Friction, The, 118

Lead Smelting, Prospects of, at Leadville, 78 Legislation, Private Bill, 25, 47, 131, 181 347 371, 426, 556, 579, 679

Library, The Telegraph Engineers’, 37 Liebig’s Statue, 399

Life Lines, Projecting, as Fire Escapes, 679 Lift, Hydraulic, and Mud Receiver, Powell’s, 19 Lifts, Atwood and Co.’s, 550

Light, Atmospheric Absorption of, 38

Light Draught Screw Launch, Thornycroft’s, 363 Light, Electric, Apparatus, Andrews’, 456 Light, Electric, at Buda-Pesth, Central Station, 8 Light, Electric, in the City, 657 Light, The Electric, in Factories, 144

Light, The Electric, in Photo-Micrography, 321 Light, The Electric, on Ships of War, 374 Light, Electric, and the Telemeter, 535 Light Electric Works, The Temesvar, 104 Light Machinery, Basement Floors for, 222 Light, The Penetration of, in Water, 558 Lighted Weathercocks, 399 Lighthouse Experiments, South Foreland, 401 Lighthouse Illuminants Controversy, The, 144 Lighthouse Illumination, 558 Lighting Act, The Electric, 9

Lighting, Electric, of Cape Parliament House, 247 Lighting, Electric, in the Forth and Tay, 659 Lighting, Electric, at Greenock, 296 Lighting, Electric, at Havre, 38 Lighting, Electric, at the Inventions Exhibition, 319, 441. 552, 581

Lighting, Electric, in the Navy, 535 Lighting, Electric, of New York Harbour, 92 Lighting, Electric, of the s.s. “Etruria” and

“ Umbria,” 574

Lighting, Electric, on the s.s. “Oceanien,” 322 Lighting Gas in New York, 220

Lighting Station, The Edison Central, 219 Lighting Trains, 631

Lightning, Artificial Ball, 194

Lightning, Protecting Arc Lamps from, 247 Lightning Protection on the Washington Monu ment, 535

Lime Kiln, Gas-Fired, 694 Link Spanner, The Bauer, 501 Liquefying Oxygen, A New Process for, 632 Literature, American Technical, 172 Literature, Exhibition, 270

Liverpool, Merryweather and Sons’ Steam Fire Engines for, 284, 340

Locomotive, Honigmann’s Fireless, 373 Locomotive, Tank, Dick, Kerr, and Co.’s, 672 Locomotive, Tank, Kerr, .Stuart, and Co.’s, 697 Locomotive, Tank ; Taff Vale Railway, 262, 313 Locomotive, Tank, at Woolwich Arsenal, 418 Locomotives, Compound, Webb’s System, 462 Locomotives, The Construction of, 240 Locomotives, Grate Surface of, 321 Locomotives, Russian, 9

Locomotives, Sparks from, 65 Lodestone, Magnetising the, 94 LOme, Dupuy de M., 143 London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway

Company’s Paddle Steamer “ Normandy,” Compound Engines of the, 284

London and North-Western Railway, Webb’s Saloon Carriage, 671

“ Louisiana,” Boilers of the, with Water Walls and Firebrick Furnaces, 238

Lubricator, Sugden’s, 489

Luminous Paint and Earthquakes, 631 Lyman-Haskell Multicharge Gun, The, 429

Macgeorge’s Clinograph, 262, 334 Machine, Barrow’s Screw-Cutting 501 Machine, Cask-Washing, Thornewill and Warham’s, 693

Machine, Cement Testing, 501

Machine, Cement Testing, Spoor’s, 693 Machine, The Frue Vanning, 508 Machine, The Graphic “Printing,” 508 Machine Guns, Hotchkiss and Co.’s, 472 Machine Guns for Repelling Torpedo Attack, 281 Machine, Hydraulic Shearing, 212

Machine, Michele’s Cement Testing, 251, 501 Machine, 84-in. Milling, 420

Machine, Pneumatic Moulding, 394

Machine for Preparing Stereotype Plates, Sauvcfe’s, 6

Machine Tools at the Inventions Exhibition, 501, 573, 691

Machine, Wimshurst’s Electric, 60, 171, 491 Machinery, Hydraulic, 117

Machinery, Pumping, Bosisio, and Co.’s, 237, 286 Machinery, Textile, at the Inventions Exhibition, 629, 655, 703

Machinery, Wood-Working, 130, 164, 303 Machines, Calculating, 500 Machines, Candle-Moulding, 567, 596, 619 Machines, Planing, Berry and Sons’, 391 Machines, Rivetting, Tweddell’s System, 477 Mackenzie Electric Bell Indicator, The, 492 Mackinlay’s Variable Gauge Trucks, 499 Macleod’s Sunshine Recorder, 170 “ Magneta,” The Missing Telegraph Ship, 558 Magnetic Experiment, A, 535

Magnetisation of Iron, Nickel, and Steel, 582 Magnetising the Lodestone, 94 Magnetism and Conductivity, 143 Magnetism, Experiments in, 271 Magnetism, Terrestrial, in Russia, 37 Magnetometer, A Mercurial, 38 “ Magnolia,” The Steam Yacht, 598 Making Sea-Water Potable, 583 Manchester Steam Users’ Association, The, 379 Mandrel for Facing Nuts, Expanding, 353 Manganese, Volumetric Determination of, 66 Manitoba, The Soil of, 400,

Mansion House Subways, The, 65 Manufacture of Ammonia from Nitrogen, 581 Manufacture of Chlorine, 430,632 Manufacture and Use of Oxygen, 428 Manufacture of White Lead, 427 Marine Engine Governors, 539 Marine Engine Works at Hartlepool, 95 Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding, Clyde, in 1884, 81,108, 135, 208

Marine, The Russian Commercial, 169 Marine Steel Boilers, 353, 387 Maritimes, The Messageries, 704 Masonry, Settlement in, 143 Materials, Non-Conducting, 207 Mather and Platt’s System of Driving Dynamos, 159

Mather’s Portable Engine, 328 Matthews’ Engine, 460 Maxim Gun, The, 522, 634 Mayhew’s Automatic Boiler Feeder, 69 Measures, British and Metric, 84 Mechanical Engineers, American Society of, 703 Mechanical Engineers, The Institution of, 61, 90, 128, 303, 522

Final Report of Experiments upon the Condition in which Carbon Exists in Steel, by Sir Frederick Abel, 130, 150, 200

On Friction Experiments, by Mr. Beauchamp Tower, 130, 150

On Recent Improvements in Wood-Cutting Machinery, by Mr. George Richards, 131, 164, 303

On the Tower Spherical Engine, by Mr. R. Haminersley Heenan, 303

On the History of Paddle-Wheel Steam Navigation, by Mr. Henry Sandham, 304, 354, 405, 433, 589

On the Automatic Machine Gun, by Mr. Hiram B. Maxim, 522,634

On the Labours of the Research Committee on Rivetted Joints, by Professor Kennedy, 524

On the New Blooming Mill at Ebbw Vale Works, by Mr. Calvert B. Holland, 525 Mechanical Integrators, 536 Mechanical Stoker, Knap’s, 480 Memorial, The Trevithick, 522, 634 Merchant Shipping Commission, The, 246 Mercurial Magnetometer, A, 38 Mercury as Ballast, 348 Mercury Galvanometer, A, 350 Merryweather and Sons’ Steam Fire Engine for

Liverpool, 284, 340

“ Mersey,” The Launch of the, 513 Mersejr Railway, The, 15 Messageries Maritimes, The, 704 Metallurgical Statistics, Prussian, 271 Metals, The Conductivity of, at Low Temperatures, 632

Metals, The Flow of, 660

Metals, The Hardness of, 64

Metals, The Oxidation and Bronzing of, 705 Metals, Tempering of, by Cold Flow, 401

Meteorological Observations from Balloons, 193 Meteorological Society, The Royal, 83, 198, 329 Meter, Water, Dryer and Rosenkranz’s, 372 Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways, The, 199, 118

Metropolitan Sewage Discharge, The, 14

Michele’s Cement Testing Machine, 251, 501

Microphone, A Vacuum, 272

Microscopic Examination of Malleable Iron, 610

Military Ballooning, 269

Military Ports, 322

Military Telegraphists, 320

Mill, Blooming, at Ebbw Vale, 525

Mill, Cogging, with Balanced Top Roll, 421

Mill, Roller, at Covinto, 433

Mill Spools, Protection to, 322

Milling Exhibition, The Paris, 630,669, 690

Milling Machine, 84 in., 420

Milling Machine, Horizontal, 692

Milling Machine, Vertical, 691

Million, Stairs for the, 705

Mills, Fires in, 295

Mineral Oil Works, The Pumpherston, 37

Minerals at Angra Pequena, 535

Mines, Rio Tinto, 658

Miscellanea 68, 87, 120, 146, 163, 196, 215, 248, 273, 288, 323, 351, 375, 403, 432, 517, 538, 560, 585, 614, 625, 676, 697

Miscellaneous Exhibits at the Inventions Exhibition, 504, 692

“ Iritis ” Wrought Iron Castings, 561

Modern War Vessels, 92

Montreal, Ice Palaces at, 222

Monument, The Washington, 171

Moscrop Speed Recorder, The, 485

Motion, A Treadle, 658

Motive Power in the United States, 247

Motor, Davey’s Domestic, 509

Motor, Donaldson’s Hydraulic, 185

Motors, Electric, 169

Motors, Water, 367

Moulding Machine, Pneumatic, 394

Mount Royal Park, Montreal, 428

Mount Washington Railway, The, 297

Mountings for Quick-Firing Guns, 270

Movements of Camphor in Water, 705

Mud Receiver and Hydraulic Lift, Powell’s, 19

Multi-Charge Gun, The, 92

Munich, Dynamo and Photometrical Tests at, 226

Muzzle Pivotting Gun, Anderson’s, 477

Napier, Mr. R. D., Glasgow, 558, 584

“.Napping? Is England to be Caught,” 397

Natural Gas, 40, 194, 220, 373, 559, 609

Naval Administration, American, 141

Naval Almanack, The Austrian, 349

Naval Architects, The Institution of : 317, 346 On a Practical Measurement of the Comparative Fighting Efficiency of Ships of War, by Captain G. H. Noel, R.N., 317

On the Use of Water Chambers for Reducing the Rolling of Ships, by Mr. P. Watts, 318

On the Stowage of Steamships, by Mr. F. P. Purvis, 319, 346

On a Method of Arranging the Coal Bunkers of a Steamer, by Mr. J. Nicholson, 319, 347

On Yacht Measurement and Time Allowance for Racing, by Captain J. C. Tuxon, 319

On a Mechanical Method of Measuring a Vessel’s Stability, by Mr. Heck, 346, 377

On the Most Suitable Propeller for Shallow Draught, by Mr. J. I. Thornycroft, 347

On Experience in the Use of Thick Steel Boiler Plates, by Mr. W. Parker, 353, 387

On Triple Compound Engines, by Mr. A. E. Seaton, 359

On the Strength of Plates and Rivets Used in Shipbuilding, by Mr. J. G. Wildish, 359

On the Strength of Rivetted Joints, by Mr.

J. T. Milton, 359

On Large Forgings for Stern Frames, by Mr.

D. Purves, 386

On the Efficiency of Marine Boilers, by Mr. J. T. Milton, 390

On the Propelling Machinery of High-Speed Ships, by Mr. E. A. Linnington, 390

On the Joy Valve Gear, by Mr. Joy, 390

On the Application of Moderate Forced Draught to the Furnaces of Small Steam Vessels, by Mr. Mark H. Robinson, 408

Naval Armaments, Russian, 246

Naval Breakdowns, 401

Navigation, Inland, 171, 431

Navigation, Paddle-Wheel Steam, 304, 354, 405, 433,589

Navy, The British, Mr. Barnaby’s Address on, 70

Navy, Electric Lighting in the, 535

Navy Estimates, The, 217, 291

Navy, The French, 679

Navy, The Russian, 116, 246

Navy, The United States, 89

New Orleans Exhibition, The, 37

New South Wales, Railways and Tramways in, 51, 75, 194, 370

New Thermodynamics, 252

New York Elevated Railroads, The, 37, 63, 308

New York Fire Department, The, 193

New York Harbour, Electric Lighting of, 92

New York, Pneumatic Despatch in, 270

New Zealand, Port of Otago, 84

Niagara, Utilising, 269

Nicaragua Canal Project, The, 243

Nice Irrigation Works, The, 1, 53,184

Nice Observatory, The, 643

Nickel and Cobalt Mattes, Bessemerising, 219

Nile, Stern-Wheel Steamers for the, 430

Noises, Subterranean, 320

Non-Conducting Materials, 207

Non-Tidal Rivers, 403

Nordenfelt Exhibits at the Inventions Exhibition, The, 548

“Normandy,” Compound Engines of the Paddle Steamer, 284

Northern Coal Trade in 1884, The, 14

Northumberland Straits, A Railway Across, 608 Notes :

Abstracts of Patents, 429

Academy Prizes, French, 247

Accidental Explosions by Non - Explosive Liquids, 536

Adjusting Bridge Piers, 246

Alloys of Indium apd Gallium, 320

Notes—continued.

American Exhibition, The, 583

American Technical Literature, 172

Ammonia from Nitrogen of Coal, 581

Analysis of Natural Gas, poj nnndee 350 Anemometrical Observations at  »

Annual Convention of AmericanSocietj otuvii

Engineers, 612

Anti-Fouling Composition, 373

Arc Lighting in Boston, Public, 269

Artificial Ball Lightning, 194

Artillery Question, The, 15

Asbestos, A New Use for, 295

Ascent of Roraima, The, 58-

Asphaltum in Tiles, 513

Atmospheric Absorption of Light, 38

Atmospheric Electrical Measurements, 632

Atmospheric Electricity, 559 Mncmetio

Audible Demonstration of the Earth s Magnetic

Induction, An, 399

Australian Population, 320

Austrian Naval Almanack, The, 343

Automatic Sprinklers, 706

Basement Floors for Light Machinery, 2ZZ

Bell Telephone in Canada, The, 170

Bennet-Mackay Cables, The, 63, 92

Berly’s Electrical Directory, 220

Bessemerising Copper Mattes, 37, 143, 3/2

Bessemerising Nickel and Cobalt Mattes, 219

Black Lead Paint, New, 220

Bleaching, A New Process of, 400

Boiler Scale, Compounds for Removal of, 632

Boring Artesian Wells, 535

Bourdais’ Tower of Babel, 143, 220

Bower and Thorp’s Gas Lamps, 22-

Bower-Barff Process, The, 219

Brakes in Germany, Railway, 15

Brazilian Armour-Clad, The New, 94, 61-

Brennan Torpedo, The, 612

British Capital in South Africa, 144

British Museum Catalogue, The, 223

British Power in the East, 372

Brush Patent, The, 349

Brush Report, The, 119

Bulgarian Railway Construction, 170

Bye-Laws of the Institution of Civil Engineers, The, 613

Cellular Structure of Steel, The, 221

Central African Sea, The, 113

Central Laboratory of Electricity, A, 193

Chased by a Train of Fire, 679

Chlorine Gas, Manufacture of, 632

Clapp-Griffiths Steel Process, The, 350, 657

Clyndograph, The, 400

“ Cocoa” Gunpowder, 144

Combustion in Dried Gases, 400

Commerce in Western Asia, 195

Communication between Baku and Batoum, 9

Competition of Irrigation Machinery, 582

Concentration of Rays, 429

Condensation of Gases on Glass, The, 271

Conductivity of Metals at Low Temperatures, 632

Conversazione of the Institution, The, 658

Copper Mattes, New Process for Working, 581

Copper for Roofing Purposes, 8

Cores for Steel Castings, 428

Cunynghame, Woodhouse, and Rawson’s Automatic (Tumbler) Cut-Out, 351

Danger from Dynamos, 349

Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, The, 246

Depolishing Electric Light Globes, 320

Designs of War Vessels, The, 270

Despatch Vessel “ Surprise,” H.M., 680

Diffusion Photometer, A, 223

Direct Production of Iron from the Ore, 38, 66, 706

Disinfectants against Cholera, 659

Disinfecting Rags, 349

Disintegration of Building Stone, 612

Dockyard Routine, 93

Dry Batteries, 63

Dryer and Rosenkranz’^ Water Meter, 372

Dynamos, Absorbing the Extra Current of, 270

Dynamos, Zig-Zag Winding of, 219

East River Bridge, The, 117

Edison Central Lighting Station, The, 219

Effect of Moisture on Blast Furnaces, 194

Electric Alarm for Hot Bearings, An, 92

Electric Conductors and Service Pipes, 269

Electric Gas Lighters, 170

Electric Illuminated Clock Dials, 428

Electric Light in Industrial Establishments, 144

Electric Light in Photo-Micrography, The, 321

Electric Light on the s.s. u Oceanien,” 322

Electric Light on Ships of War, The, 374

Electric Lighting Act, The, 9

Electric Lighting of the Cape Parliament

House, The, 247

Electric Lighting in the Forth and Tay, 659

Electric Lighting at Greenock, 296

Electric Lighting at Havre, 38

Electric Lighting in the Navy, 535

Electric Lighting of New York Harbour, 92

Electric Motors, 169

Electric Patrol Launch, The, 246

Electric Railway Signals, 583

Electrical Discharge in Gases, The, 349

Electrical Resistance of Carbon Contacts, 39

Electrical Surgery, 170

Electrical Terminology, 657

Electrical Work in the Soudan, 350

Electrician’s Pocket-Book, The 144

Electricity, Paris Syndical Chamber of, 246

Electricity and Sacrilege, 657

Electro-Deposition of Carbon, The, 272

Electro-Thermostats, 296

Electrolytic Extraction of Copper, 680

Elevated Railroad, The New York, 348

Engineering Society Soirde, 220

Engineers in South Australia, 320

English Coal in Russia, 93

under Great Pressures aqi

Exhibition Literature, 270 assures, 631

Experiments at Creil, The, 536

Experiments in Magnetism, 271

Exploring Hudson’s Bay, 38

Extraction of Zinc by Electrolysis, 400

Extraction of Zinc and Lead, Simultaneous, 8

Fall of a Bridge during Construction, 248

Notes—continued.

Ordnance Survey, The, 513

Otchakoff, 63

Oxidation and Bronzing of Metals The 705 Oxidation of Oil by Electricity, 219 *

Palais Royal, The, 246

Paris Central Laboratory of Electricity 611 Paris-Creil Electrical Experiments, 117* Paris Electrical Exhibition, The, 117 296

Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 91,’ 117 193

219, 296 1’

Paris Inventories, The, 611

Paris Metropolitan Railway, The 143

Paris Post Office, The New, 246

Paris Post Office and the Telephone The qq Paris Postal Service, The, 193 ’’

Paris Water Supply, The, 144,169

Passenger Elevators in the United States ksq Paulson’s Torpedo, 145’

Penetration of Light in Water, The, 558 Permeability of Silver for Oxygen, 349 Petroleum in Pennsylvania, 170

Petroleum in South Russia, 64 Phidol, The, 221, 297

Phosphorus in Iron and Steel, 632

Photographing the Larynx, 143

Photometer, A New, 295

Photometry of Intense Lights, The, 429

Pipe Transit, 349

Plante’s Rheostatic Current, 658

Pneumatic Despatch in New York, The 270 Polar Earth Currents, 195 “ Polyphemus,” The, 93, 612

Port, Proposed, at the Mouth of the Vol^a 194 Putsch’s Method of Shaft-Sinking, 8 ° ’

Preserving Timber, 247

Prize for a New Alloy, 372

Production of Bars from Fluid Steel, 93

Protecting Wooden Buildings, 400

Protection to Mill Spools, 322

Prussian Metallurgical Statistics, 271

Pumpherston Mineral Oil Works, The 37 Purifying Water by Air, 64

Pyro-Electricitj' of the Topaz, 270 Pyrometers, 631

Quadrant Electromotor, The, 321

Quicksilver, A New Use for, 38, 558

Railway Accidents in Russia, 706

Railway for Burmahand Siam, A Proposed, 170

Railway Gauge, American, 170

Railway Rates in Illinois, 372

Rapid Transit in American Cities, 374

Recent Earthquakes, The, 196

Reckenzaun’s Electric Tramcar, 350

Reclamation Works in the South of France, 295 Recovery of Sulphur, 582

Regenerative Accumulator, The, 93 Registering Hygrometer, A, 194 Removal from Iron of Red-Shortness, 220 Report of the Committee on Telegraph and

Telephone Wires, The, 559

Resistance of the Voltaic Arc, The, 272

Results of Boiler Inspection in the United States, 582

Revolving Cylinder Calcining Furnaces, 221 Rhythmic Electric Bell, A, 194

Rifle Practice in the United States Army, 295 Rio Tinto Mines, 658

Russian Canal System, The, 171

Russian Dockyards, 93

Russian Gunboats, 64 -

Russian Heavy Ordnance, 171

Russian Locomotives, 9

Russian Naval Armaments, 246

Russian Navy, The, 246

Russian Steel and Iron Trade, 63

Safety of Iron Pillars in Cases of Fire, 582

Sanitary Canal for Paris, A, 38

Saturn in 1885, 631

Science Commissions in France, 118

Sea W'ater Potable, Making, 583

Seasoning Oak Timber, 193

Sebastopol, 93

Secondary Batteries, 320, 612, 680

Selenium Actinometer, A, 170

Self-Propelling Torpedo, A, 169

Settlement in Masonry, 143

Ship Broker’s Commission, 271

Shocks in Water Pipes, 372

Siberian Railway, The, 144

Silicious Bronze Conductors, 18

Slag Cement, 95

Small Arms Factories in Russia, 143

Soil of Manitoba, The, 400

Soldering Flux, A New, 428

Soldering Platinum, 428

South African Diamond Mining, 39

South African Railways, 705

South Foreland Lighthouse Experiments, 401

Spark Induction Coil, A, 269

Sparks from Locomotives, 65

Special Squadron, The, 612

Stairs for the Million, 705

Stamps v. Rolls in Mi ling Silver Ores, 66

Standard Ohm, The, 219

Starting Dynamos with Gas Engines, 271

Static Induction Gas Lighter, A, 350

Steam Yachts, 64

Steel Ordnance for Russia, 247

Steel Rails, 9

Stern-Wheel Steamers, 430

Stock Exchange, The New, 37

Street Telephonic Stations in Paris, 169

Strength of Large Timber, The, 270

Submarine Cables, New, 64

Substitutes for White Lead, 373

Subterranean Noises, 320

Sulphur Extraction by Calcium Chloride, 400 Survey for the New Arctic Trading Route, /05 Syndical Chamber of Electrical Industries, 611

“Tainui,” s.s., The, 117

Taking Down a Chimney, 657

Tar and Ammonia from Coke Ovens, 400

Telegraph Company, The Great Northern, 61-Telegraph Conductors, 272

Telegraph Engineers’ Library, The, 37 Telegraph in the Soudan, The, 270 ~ Telegraph Tariff, The Proposed, 373

Notes—continued.

T^®SraPh and Telephone Legislation, French,

Telegraph Wanted, A, 63

Trains,h296 Communication wi*h Moving

Telegraphs in Cochin China, 247

Telemeter and Electric Light, The, 535

£eJeP"°ne Action, Another, 63

Telephone in America, The, 372

Telephone Co., The General, of Paris, 295

Telephone Line to Brighton, The Trunk, 15 le ephone in Switzerland, The, 613 Telephones in Paris 219, 348

Telephonic Communication, 63

Tempered Iron, 246

Tempering of Metals by Cold Flow, 401

Terrestrial Magnetism in Russia, 37

Test for Cotton Seed Oil, 143

Test for Presence of Lead in Enamels, &c., 295

Testing for Colour Blindness, 220

Tests for Hearing, 117

Textile Shield, A, 399

Thames Police, The, 170

Thermo-Microphone, The, 169

Ttennopile, A New Arrangement of the, 513

Jnree-Wire System for Incandescence Lighting, 401 °

Thunderstorms, Origin of, 63

Time Penalties, 296

Topographical Plans of France, The New, 373

Torpedo Boats, 94, 321

Torpedo Cruiser “Panther,” The Austrian, 679

Torpedo Trials, 143

Torpedoes, Aerial, 657

Toughened Filter Paper, 246

Tower Bridge, A Design for the, 64

Tower, The Proposed 1000 ft., 118, 143, 220

Trade Route, Proposed New, 558

Train Communication in America, 320

Train Lighting, 631

Treadle Motion, A, 658

Tresca, M. Henri, 705

Trouv^’s Incandescence Lamp, 18

Trunk Lines in the United States, 372

Tyneside Chemical Trade, The, 195

Underground Conductors for Electric Lighting. 37

Underground Telephone Conductors, 39

United States and the Inventions Exhibition.

The, 143 ’

United States Patent Office, The, 613

United States Torpedo Ship “ Destroyer,” 270

Utilisation of Basic (Phosphate) Slags, The, 8

Utilisation of Phosphoric Acid, 658

Utilisation of the Sun’s Rays, The, 535

Utilising Niagara, 269

Vacuum Microphone, A, 272

Validity of Accumulator Patents, The, 117

Visionary Ship Canal, A, 117

Volatilisation of Silicium, 658

Volumetric Determination of Manganese, 66

Washington Monument, The, 171

Water Gas, 194, 220, 246, 513, 679

Water Works of Buffalo, The, 246

Waterways of Belgium, The, 374

Welsh Copper Smelting Process, 92

Western Union Telegraph Company, The, 348

Wimshurst Laboratory Machine, The, 171

Winds in Agriculture, 513

Wire Lathing, 658

Wire Ropes for Heavy Cranes, 64

Witham Sea Channel and Improvements, The, 195

Working Auriferous Pyrites, 707

Zinc, Analytical Separation of, 611

Zinc in Drinking Water, 270

Notes from Cleveland, 11,33,59,86,113, 138, 162, 188, 214, 241, 265, 298, 315, 343, 366, 395, 423, 517, 529, 553, 577, 597, 621, 650, 673, 698

Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 22, 44, 72, 113, 139, 166, 189, 228, 276, 380, 518, 553, 651, 708

Notes from the North, 12, 33, 67, 86, 112, 138, 159, 189, 214, 241, 264, 297, 315, 342, 366, 395, 422, 518, 528, 552, 577, 597, 620, 650, 673, 699

Notes from the South-West, 22, 32, 67, 86 112,

138, 162, 188, 213, 240, 265, 297, 314, 343, 366,

394, 423, 517, 529, 552, 576, 597,621,650, 672,699

Notes from South Yorkshire, 12, 33, 68, 86, 113,

139, 162, 188, 214, 241, 265, 298, 315, 343, 365,

395, 423, 517, 529, 553, 577, 602, 621, 651,673, 699

Notes from the United States, 18, 32, 67, 82 112, 135, 172, 188, 211, 236, 275, 285, 314, 339, 365, 402, 422, 516,552, 584, 600, 620, 645, 672, 697

Novorossick Railway, The, 9

Oak Timber, Seasoning, 193

Obituary :

Badger, Mr. D. D., 116

Bartholomew, Mr. Hugh, 189

Dunning, Mr. John, 265

Dupuy de LOme, M., 143

Harkess, Mr. William, 517

Huffman, Mr. Solomon, 34

Jackson, Mr. Thomas, 59

Jenkin, Professor Fleeming, 680

Mostyn, Mr. Piers, 188

Napier, Mr. R. D., 558, 581

Neilson, Mr. Hugh, 12

Thomas, Sydney Gilchrist, 146

Tresca, M. Henri, 705

Twibill, Mr. Joseph, 254

Observations at Dundee, Anemometrical, 350

Observatory, The Nice, 643

Ocean Telephony, 38

“ Oceanien,” s.s., Electric Light on the, 322

Ochorowicz Receiving Telephone, The, 295

Office, The Patent, 218

Ohm, The Standard, 219

Oil Scouts, 400

Oise and Aisne Canal, The, 117

Oldham, The Economiser Explosion at, 36, 90

One Thousand-Feet Tower, Proposed, 118,143, 220

Open Hearth Steel Production, 427

Operator, Fog Whistle, or Sonnebula, The, 187

Ordnance Factories, Private, 369

Ordnance, Heavy, 317

Ordnance, Russian, 171, 247

Ordnance Survey, The, 513

Ordnance Survey Office, Dynamo-Electrotyping at an, 192

Ore, Direct Production of Iron from the, 38, 706

Origin of Thunderstorms, 63

Otago, Port of, New Zealand, 84

Otchakoff, 63

Otis Elevator, The, 391

Oxidation and Bronzing of Metals, The, 705

Oxidation of Oil by Electricity, 219

Oxygen, Manufacture and Use of, 428

Oxygen, A New Process for Liquefying, 632

Oxygen, Permeability of Silver for, 349

Paddle-Wheel Steam Navigation, 304, 354, 405, 433 589

Paint, New Black Lead, 220

Palais Royal, The, 246

“ Panther,” The Austrian Torpedo Cruiser, 679

Paper Bag Making Machine, Bumstead’s, 692

Paris Central Laboratory of Electricity, The, 611

Paris-Creil Electrical Experiments, The, 117

Paris Electrical Exhibition, 117, 296, 309, 338

Paris Exhibition of 1889, 94, 117, 193, 219, 296

Paris, Fire Alarms in, 117

Paris, General Telephone Company of, 295, 628

Paris Inventories, The, 169, 611

Paris Metropolitan Railway, The, 143

Paris Milling Exhibition, The, 630, 669, 690

Paris Post Office, The New, 246

Paris Post Office and the Telephone Co., The, 93

Paris Postal Service, The, 193

Paris Syndical Chamber of Electricity, The, 246

Paris, Telephones in, 219, 348

Paris Water Supply, The, 144,169

Park, Mount Royal, Montreal, 428

Parsons’ Dynamo and Motor, 460

Parsons’ High-Speed Engine, 460

Passenger Elevators in the United States, 582

Patent Act, The New, 35

Patent, The Brush, 349

Patent Office, The, 218

Patent Office, The United States, 613

Patent Record, The, 22, 44, 73, 100,124, 153, 175, 203, 229, 253, 276, 300, 330, 354, 380, 410, 434, 518, 540, 565, 590, 614, 636, 664, 686, 710

Patents, Abstracts of, 429

Patrol Launch, The Electric, 246

Paulson’s Torpedo, 145

Pearn and Co.’s Direct-Acting Ram Pump, 587

Penalties, Time, 296

Penetration of Light in Water, The, 558

Pepper Steam-Steering Gear, The, 563

Permanent Way, Holtham’s, 497

Permanent Way Inspectors, Institution of, 198

Permanent Way at the Inventions Exhibition, 497

Permanent Way, Webb’s Steel, 497

Permeability of Silver for Oxygen, 349

Petroleum as a Fuel, On the Use of, 686

Petroleum in Pennsylvania, 170

Petroleum in South Russia, 64

Petroleum, The Storage of, 168.

Phidol, The, 221, 297

Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition, The, 2

Phillips’s New Rotary Pump, 351 .

Phosphoric Acid, Utilisation of, from the Basic Bessemer Process, 658

Phosphorus in Iron and Steel, \ olumetnc Estimation of, 632 . . .

Photo-Micrography, The Electric Light in, 321

Photographing the Larynx, 143

Photometer, A Diffusion, 223

Photometer, A New, 295

Photometrical and Dynamo Tests at Mlinich,

The 226

Photometry of Intense Lights, The, 429

Physical Science at the Inventions Exhibition, 491

Physical Society, The : . . _

Action of Light in Diminishing the Resistance of Selenium, by Shelford Bidwell, 605, 695

Calculating Machines, by J. Edmondson, 367

Calculating Surface Tensions, by A. M. Worthington, 695

Characteristic Curves of Incandescence Lamps, by J. A. Fleming, 322

Electrical Anemometer, by W. Baily, 188

Electrolytic Decomposition, by J. W. Clark,

Equilibrium of Forces, by W. Baily, 124

Evaporation and Dissociation, by W. Ramsey, 551

Exhibition of Physical Instruments, 367

Experiments in Spectrum Analysis, by E. Cle-minshaw, 124, 323

Line and Area Divider, by Miss Marks 188

Nicols’ Prism. The Use of, by J. C. McConnel, 252

Poiograph, The, by C. H. Hinton, 124

Polarising Prisms, by H. C. Mad an, 252

Propagation of the Electro-Magnetic Wave, by

S P. Thompson, 551

Properties in the Ether, by G. F. Fitzgerald, 367

Recent Researches on Radiation, by Captain

Abney, 322 ,

Self-Recording Strain and Stress Recorders, by H. S. H. Shaw, 551

Theory of Illumination in a Fog, by Loid Rayleigh, 516 ,

Thomson’s Quadrant Electromotor, by Dr.

Hopkinson, 323 ..... xu

Variations caused by Magnetisation in the Length of Iron, Steel, and Nickel Rods, by Shelford Bidwell, 605

Winding Voltmeters, by Messrs. Ayrton and

Perry, 695

pSnTraSeVor 1884, Scotch, 210

Pillars, Iron, Safety of in Cases of Fire, 582

Pipe Joint, Knyper and Dems s, 694

Pipe Transit, 349

Piston Packing, Compound Spiral, 275

Planing Machines, Berry and Sons , 391 _

Plant, Portable Electric Light, for the Suakim-

Ber’ber Railway, 339

Plant’s Rheostatic Current, 658 .

Plaster A New Process for Hardening, 513

Plates,’Stereotype, Machine for Preparing, 6

Pireumatic^De^paTc^i | New York 270

Pneumatic Moulding Machine, 394

Pocket-Book, The Electrician’s, 144

Polar Wth Currents, 195

Poles, Iron Telegraph, 707

Police, The Thames, 170

“ Polyphemus,” The, 93, 612

Population, Australian, 320

I Port of Otago, New Zealand, 84

Port, Proposed, at the Mouth of the Volga, 194

Portable Engine, Mather’s, 328

Portable Fire Apparatus, 512

Portable Pumping and Driving Engine, Com

pound, Gwynnes’, 134

Portland Cement, On Testing, 656

Ports, Military, 322

Post Office, The New Paris, 246

Postal Service, The Paris, 193

Pbtsch’s Method of Shaft Sinkingin Quicksand, 8

Powell’s Mud Receiver and Hydraulic Lift, 19

Preserving Timber, 247

Printing Machine, The “ Graphic,” 508

Private Bill Legislation, 25, 47, 131,181,347, 371,

426, 556, 579, 679

Private Ordnance Factories, 369

Prize for a New Alloy, 372

Prizes, French Academy, 247

Process of Bleaching, A New, 400

Proell Cut-Off Gear, The, 485

Professor Bjerknes, The Hydrodynamic Re

searches of, 304, 357, 413, 543

Propeller, The Guide Blade, 706

Prospects of Lead Smelting at Leadville, 78

Protecting Wooden Buildings, 400

Protection to Mill Spools, 322

Prussian Metallurgical Statistics, 271

Public Supply of Hydraulic Power, 262, 299, 325

Pulley Block Brake, Bell’s, 504

Pulley, A Giant, 117

Pump, Bernay’s Steam, 525

Pump, Direct-Acting Ram, 587

Pump, Double Ram, Evans and Sons’, 108

Pump, Phillips’s New Rotary, 351

Pump, Sinking, The Deane, 489

Pump, The Worthington Compound, 489

Pumpherston Mineral Oil Works, The, 37

Pumping Engines at Buda-Pesth, 528, 574, 62

Pumping Engines, Compound, 485

Pumping Machinery, 237, 286

Pumps, The Westinghouse Air and Water, 489

Purification of Water, The, 525

Purifying Water by Air, 64

Pyro-Electricity of the Topaz, The, 270

Pyrometers, 631

Quadrant Electrometer, The, 321

Quebec, Proposed Bridge over the St. Lawrence near, 336

Question, The Artillery, 15

Question, The Coal, 168

Quick-Firing Guns, Mountings for, 270

Quicksilver, A New Use for, 38

Quicksilver, Use of, as an Insecticide, 558

Quilliam’s Cartridge Magazine, 476

Radial Drill, Rush worth and Co.’s, 363

Radiation, On Heating by, 226

Rags, Disinfecting, 349

Rail Mill Engines at Dowlais, 19, 32

Railroad, The California Street, 255

Railroad, The Denver and Rio Grande, 246

Railroad, The New York Elevated, 37, 63, 348

Rails, Steel, 9

Railway Accidents in Russia, 706 .

Railway Across Northumberland Straits, A, 608

Railway Appliances, Inventions Exhibition, 497

Railway Brakes in Germany, 15

Railway for Burmah and Siam, A Proposed, 170

Railway Construction, Bulgarian, 170

Railway Gauge, American, 170

Railway The Inverted, 558

Railway, The Mersey, 15

Railway, The Metropolitan, 119

Railway, The Mount Washington, 297

Railway, The Novorossick, 9

Railway, The Paris Metropolitan, 143

Railway Rates, 115

Railway Rates in Illinois, 372

Railway, The Siberian, 144

Railway Signalling Apparatus, 497

Railway Signals, Electric, 583

Railway Signals, Electrical, at Philadelphia, 2

Railway in the Soudan, The Proposed, 191

Railway, South Eastern; Electro-Plated Carriage 11

Railway, The Suakim-Berber, 275, 579

Railway, The Suakim-Berber, Portable Electric

Light Plant for, 339 ,,

Railway, Taff Vale; Tank Locomotive for the, 262 313

Railway, The Tehuantepec Ship, 28, 76

Railway Wagon Coupling Apparatus, 500

Railways in India, The, 167 ...

Railways, The Metropolitan and Metropolitan

District, 199 , r.

Railways in New South Wales, 51, 75,194

Railways, South African, 705

Railways and Tramways. New South Wales, 370

Ram Pump, Direct-Acting, 587

Range Finder, The Weldon, 492

Rapid Transit in American Cities, 374

Rasmussen’s Band Saw Sharpener, 509

Rates, Railway, 115

Rays, Concentration of, 429

Recent Earthquakes, The, 196

Recent Progress in the Public Supply of Hydraulic Power, 262, 299, 325

Reckenzaun’s Electric Tramcar, 350 496

Reclamation Works in the l rance, 29o

Reconnaissance by Arc Light Nocturnal 535

Record, The Patent, 22 4M3,10°, 124, 153, 1/5, 203, 229, 253, 276, 300 , 330, 354 380, 4W, ’

518, 540, 565, 590, 614, 636, 664, 686, 710

Recovery of Bye-Products in Coking Coal, 568

copper, Removal of

from Iron, 220

Regenerative Accumulator, The, 93 222

Regenerative Gas Lamps, Bower and Thorp s, 22-

Registering Hygrometer, A, 194

Removal of Boiler Scale, Compounds for 632

Repelling Torpedo Attack, Machine Guns for,

Report’ of6 the1 Committee on Telephone and

Repo'rFof ^In^ection^on the Forth Bridge Rail-way, 54f 328

Report of Mr. E. B. Marten on Boiler Explosions in 1884, 263, 286

Researches, The Hydrodynamic, of Professor Bjerknes, 304, 357, 413, 543

Resistance of the Voltaic Arc, The, 272

Results of Boiler Inspection in the United States, 582

Revolving Cylinder Calcining Furnaces, 221 Revolving Gun Carriage, Sawyer’s, 477 Rheostatic Currents, Plante’s, 658 Rhythmic Electric Bell, A, 194

Rifle Practice in the United States Army, 295

Rio Tinto Mines, 658

River Adige at Verona, Bridge over the, 390

River St. Lawrence, Proposed Bridge over the, near Quebec, 336

River Volga, Stern-Wheel Steamer for the, 363

Rivers, Non-Tidal, 403

Rivetted Joints, 524

Rivetting Machines, Tweddell’s System, 477

Rivetting, Ship and Boiler, 359

Road Metal, Stafford’s Automatic Screen for, 408

Road and Railway Bridge over the River

Dneiper, 69, 84, 112, 159, 212

Roller Mill at Covinto, 433

Roofing Purposes, Copper for, 8

Root Boiler, The, 479

Roraima, The Ascent of, 582

Rotary Pump, Phillips’s New, 351

Rotherham Boiler Explosion, The, 62

Routine, Dockyard, 93

Royal Institution, “Friday Evenings” at the, 37 Royal Meteorological Society, The, 83,198, 329 Royal Society Soiree, The, 1885, 556

Rush worth and Co.’s Double-Headed Radial

Drill, 363

Rushworth and Co.’s Vertical Lathe, 603

Russia, English Coal in, 93

Russia, Iron and Steel Works in, 143

Russia, Small Arms Factories in, 143

Russian Canal System, The, 171

Russian Commercial Marine, The, 169

Russian Dockyards, 93

Russian Gunboats, 64

Russian Heavy Ordnance, 171

Russian Locomotives, 9

Russian Naval Armaments, 246

Russian Navy, The, 116, 246

Russian Steel and Iron Trade, 63

Sacrilege and Electricity, 657

Safety of Iron Pillars in Cases of Fire, 582

St. Albans Gas Works, Box and Waller’s Washer Gas Scrubber at the, 405

St. Lawrence, Proposed Bridge over the, near Quebec, 336

Saloon Carriage, Webb’s ; London and North-Western Railway, 671

Saloon Carriages for Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway, 251

Sang, Dr., on the Forth Bridge, 267

Sanitary Canal for Paris, A, 38

Saturn in 1885, 631

Sauvde’s Machine for Preparing Stereotype Plates, 6

Sawyer’s Revolving Gun Carriage, 477

Science Commissions in France, 118

Scotch Pig-Iron Trade for 1884, 210

Scott’s Air Compressors, 505

“ Scouts” for the Admiralty, The New, 237

Scouts, Oil, 400

Screw Collier for Sydney, 661

Screw Cutting and Turning Machine, Barrow’s, 501

Screw Launch, Light Draught, 363

Sea, The Central African, 143

Sea Channel and Improvements, The Witham, New, 195

Sea-Water Potable, Making, 583

Seasoning Oak Timber, 193

Seat of Voltaic Electromotive Force, The, 372

Sebastopol, 93

Secondary Batteries, 320, 612, 680

Selenium Actinometer, A, 170

Selenium Battery, A, 398

Self-Propelling Torpedo, A, 169

Separation of Zinc, Analytical, 611

Service Pipes and Electric Conductors, 269 Settlement in Masonry, 143

Sewage Discharge, Metropolitan, The, 14 Shaft-Sinking in Quicksand, Putsch’s Method of, 8 Shale, The Distillation of, 533

Sharp, Stewart, and Co.’s Boiler Drilling Machine, 573

Sharpe’s Firebars, 84

Shearing Machine, Hydraulic, 212

Shells, High Explosives in, 349

Shield, A Textile, 399

Ship and Boiler Rivetting, 359

Ship Broker’s Commission, 271

Ship Canal, A Visionary, 117

Ship Railway, The Tehuantepec, 28, 76

Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1884, Clyde, 81, 108, 135, 208

Shipbuilding Trade, The Future of the, 191 Shipping Commission, The Merchant, 246 Ships, Battle, The New Belted Cruisers and

Single-Turretted, 402

Ships, Forms of, 560

Ships of War, The Electric Light on, 374

Shocks in Water-Pipes, 20, 372

Siberian Railway, The, 144

Side Armour v. Armoured Decks, 232

Sidgwick’s Street Dust-Bin, 508

Siemens Gas Producer, A Modified Type of, 569

Signalling Apparatus, Railway, 497

Signs and Symbols, Electrical, 555

Silicious Bronze Conductors, 18

Silicium, Volatilisation of, 658

Silver Ores, Milling, Stamps v. Rolls in, 66 Simon-Carvds Coking Process, The, 569, 604 Simpson’s Timber Dry Docks, 311 Single-Turretted Battle Ships, The New Belted

Cruisers and, 402

Sinking Pump, The Deane, 489

Slack’s Automatic Knife Grinder, 504

Slag Cement, 95

Slags, The Utilisation of Basic (Phosphate), 8 Sleepers, Cast-Iron, The Denham-Olpherts, 497 Slide Valve, Thom’s, 485

Slot Drilling Machine, 692

Small Arms Factories in Russia, 143

Small Arms, Suft’s Improvements in, 476

Smokeless Furnaces, Welford’s, 405

Snowden’s Boring ahd Screw-Cutting Machine, 574

“ Sobralense/’s.s.,' Engines and Boilersof, 620,674 Society of Civil Engineers, The American, 206 Society, The Physical {See Physical Society, The) Society, Royal Meteorological, 83, 198, 329 Society of Telegraph Engineers, The, 103 Soda Condenser, Honigmann’s Caustic, 225 Soil of Manitoba, The, 400

Soirde, The Engineering Society, 220 Soirde, The Royal Society, 1885, 556 Soldering Flux, A New, 428 Soldering Platinum, 428

Sonnebula, or Fog Whistle Operator, The, 187 Soudan, Electrical Work in the, 350 Soudan, The Proposed Railway in the, 191 Soudan, The Telegraph in the, 270 South Africa, British Capital in, 144 South African Diamond Mining, 39 South African Railways, 705 South Australia, Engineers in, 320 South-Eastern Railway ; Electro - Plated Carriage, 11

South Foreland Lighthouse Experiments, 401 South of France, Reclamation Works in the, 295 South Russia, Petroleum in, 64

South-West, Notes from the, 22, 32, 67, 86, 112,

138, 162, 188, 213, 240, 265, 297, 314, 343, 366, 394,423, 517, 529, 552, 576, 597, 621,650, 672,699

South Yorkshire, Notes from, 12, 33, 68, 86, 113,

139, 162, 188, 214, 241, 265, 298, 315, 343, 365, 395, 423, 517, 529, 553, 577, 602,621, 651, 673,699

Spanner, Link, The Bauer, 501 Spark Induction Coil, A, 269 Sparks from Locomotives, 65 Speed Indicator, Harding’s, 492 Speed Indicator, Young’s, 492 Speed Recorder, The Moscrop, 485 Speed Trials, 19

Spherical Engine, The Tower, 303, 461 Spiral Piston Packing, Compound, 275 Spontaneous Combustion of Coal, 116 Spring, Door, A Hydraulic, 251 Sprinklers, Automatic, 20, 71, 151, 706 Squadron, The Special, 612 Stability of Vessels, The, 346, 377 Stafford’s Automatic Stone Screen, 408 Stairs for the Million, 705

Staiths, Movable, Butler’s, 504

Stamps v. Rolls in Milling Silver Ores, 66

Standard Ohm, The, 219

Stanhope Lamp, The, 453

Stanhope Water Softener, The, 574 Static Induction Gas Lighter, A, 350 Statue, Liebig’s, 399

Steam Boilers, The Construction of, 136 Steam, The Distribution of, in Towns, 218 Steam Fire Engines for Liverpool, 284, 340 Steam Navigation, Paddle-Wheel, 304, 354, 405, 433, 589

Steam Pump, Bernay’s, 525

Steam Steering Gear, The Pepper, 563

Steam Tramways, Kurrachee, 558

Steam Users’ Association, The Manchester, 379

Steam Yacht “Magnolia,” The, 598

Steam Yachting, 654

Steam Yachts, 64

Steamboat Equipment of War Vessels, 50, 79 Steamer, Stern-Wheel, for the River Volga, 363 Steamship “Australasian,” Engines and Valve Gear of the, 111

Steamship “Cotentin,” Compound Engines of the, 342

Steamship “ Sobralense,” Engines of the, 620,674 Steamship “ Tainui,’' The. 117

Steamships “Etruria” and “Umbria,” Electric Lighting of the, 674

Steel, Bessemer, in the North, 348

Steel Boilers, Marine, 353, 387 Steel, Carbon in, 130, 150, 200 Steel Casting, Cores for, 428 Steel, The Cellular Structure of, 221

Steel, Fluid, Production of Bars, Wire, &c., Direct from, 93

Steel Forgings, Heavy, 219

Steel and Iron Trade, Russian, 63

Steel Ordnance for Russia, 247

Steel Permanent Way, Webb’s, 497

Steel Process, The Clapp-Griffiths, 350

Steel Production, Open Hearth, 427

Steel Rails, 9

Steering Gear, Davis’s, 504

Steering Gear, Hand-Screw, 539

Stereotype Plates, Machine for Preparing, 6 Stern-Wheel Steamers, 363, 430, 654 Stock Exchange, The New, 37 Storage of Petroleum, The, 168 Storey and Phillips’s Jaw Chuck, 501 Stream, The Gulf, 65

Street Dust-Bin, Sidgwick’s, 508

Street Telephonic Stations in Paris, 169

Strength of Iron and the Bower-Barff Process, 219 Strength of Large Timber, The, 270 Suakim-Berber Railway, The, 275, 579 Suakim-Berber Railway, Portable Electric Light Plant for the, 339

Sub-Aqueous Blasting, 702

Submarine Cables, Faults in, 535

Submarine Cables, New, 64

Substitutes for White Lead, 373

Subterranean Noises, 320

Subways, The Mansion House, 65

Suft’s Improvements in Small Arms, 476 Sugden’s Lubricator, 489

Sulphur Extraction by Means of Calcium Chloride, 400

Sulphur, Recovery of, 582

Sulphurous Acid Gas, Condensation of, 399 Sun Lamp and Dynamo, The, 457 Sunshine Recorder, Macleod’s, 170 Supply of Hydraulic Power, 262, 299, 325 Supply, Water, 300 Surgery, Electrical, 170

“Surprise,” H.M. Despatch Vessel, 680

Survey for the New Arctic Trading Route, 705 Survey, The Ordnance, 513

Swing Bridge, The Anglesea, Hydraulic Machinery at, 185

Switchboard, The Williams Telephone, 2 Switzerland, The Telephone in, 613 Swivelling Wheel, Ten wick’s, 341 Sydney, Screw Collier for, 661

Syndical Chamber of Electrical Industries, 611 Taff Vale Railway, Tank Locomotive for, 262, 3. “ Tainui,” s.s., The, 117

Taking Down a Chimney, 657

Tangye Brothers’ Gas Hammer, 573 >

Tank Locomotive, Dick, Kerr, and Co. 8, 672

Tank Locomotive ; 3-ft. l|-in. Gauge, 697

Tank Locomotive, 18-in. Gauge, at Wool wk

Arsenal, 418

Tank Locomotive ; Taff Vale Railway, 262, 313

Tar and Ammonia from Coke Ovens, 400

Tariff, The Proposed Telegraph, 373

Tay Bridge, The, 689 _

Tehuantepec Ship Railway, The,,28,76

Telegraph Company, The Great Northern, 612

Telegraph Company, The Western Union, 318 Telegraph Conductors, 272

Telegraph Engineers in India, The, /01

Telegraph Engineers’ Library, The, 37

Telegraph Engineers, The Society of, 103

Telegraph Poles, Iron, 707 .

Telegraph Ship “ Magneta,” The Missing, 5o8

Telegraph in the Soudan, The, 270

Telegraph Station, Harding’s Floating, 506

Telegraph Tariff, The Proposed, 373

Telegraph and Telephone Legislation, French, 19

Telegraph Wanted, A, 63

Telegraphic Communication with Trains, 296

Telegraphists, Military, 320

Telegraphs in Cochin China, 247

Telemeter and Electric Light, The, 535

Telephone Action, Another, 63

Telephone in America, The, 372

Telephone, The Bell, in Canada, 170

Telephone Company of Paris, General, 295, 628

Telephone Co., and the Paris Post Office, 93

Telephone Conductors, Underground, 39

Telephone Line to Brighton, The Trunk, 15

Telephone Lines, Induction on, 170

Telephone, The Ochorowicz Receiving, 295

Telephone in Paris, The, 348

Telephone Switchboard, The Williams, 2

Telephone in Switzerland, The, 613

Telephone and Telegraph Wires, Report of th Committee on, 559

Telephones in Paris, 219

Telephonic Communication, 63

Telephonic Stations, Street, in Paris, 169

Telephony, Ocean, 38

Temesvar Electric Light Works, The, 104

Tempered Glass, 245

Tempered Iron, 246

Tempering of Metals by Cold Flow, 401

Tenwick’s Swivelling Wheel, 341

Terminology, Electrical, 657

Terrestrial Magnetism in Russia, 37

Test, Bore Hole, or Clinograph, The, 260, 334

Test for Cotton Seed Oil, 143

Test for Presence of Lead in Enamels, &c., 295

Testing for Colour Blindness, 220

Testing Gas, Apparatus for, 657

Testing Portland Cement, On, 656

Tests, Dynamo and Photometric, at Munich, 226

Tests for Hearing, 117

Textile Machinery at the Inventions Exhibition, 629, 655, 703

Textile Shield, A, 399

Thames Police, The, 170

Thermo-Microphone, The, 169

Thermodynamics, New, 252

Thermopile, A New Arrangement of the, 513

Thomas, Sidney Gilchrist, 146

Thom’s Slide Valve, 485

Thomson-Houston System of Electric Lighting The, 452 °

Thornewill and Warham’s Cask-Washing Machine, 693

Thornycroft’s Light Draught Screw Launch, 363 Thorp’s Indicator, 497

Three-Wire System for Incandescence Lighting 401

Thunderstorms, Origin of, 63

Tiles, Asphaltum in, 513

Timber Dry Docks, Simpson’s, 311

Timber, Large, The Strength of, 270

Timber, Preserving, 247

Time, American, 398

Time, Fast Railroad, 513

Time Penalties, 296

Time, Universal, 491

Topaz, The Pyro-Electricity of the, 270

Topographical Plans of France, The New 373

Torpedo Attack, Machine Guns for Repelling 281

Torpedo Boats, 94, 321, 425 F

Torpedo, The Brennan, 612

The «

Torpedo, A Self-Propelling, 169

Torpedo Trials, 143

Torpedo Warfare, 677

Torpedo, AWhitehead, The Autobiography of 127

155 177, 205, 233,257, 279, 306, 333,383 414 521

Torpedoes, Aerial, 657 ’ ’

Torpedoes, The Use of, in War, 268

Toughened Filter Paper, 246

Tower Bridge, A Design for the, 64

Tower, The Proposed 1000 ft., 118, 143 220

Tower Spherical Engine, The 303 461

Tiade, The Northern Coal, in 1884 id.

Trade Route, Proposed New, 558 ’

Trade, Scotch Pig-Iron, for 1884 210

Trade, the Shipbuilding, Thefuture of 191

Tiain Communication in America ’ 191

Train of Fire, Chased by a, 679 ’

Train Lighting, 631

Tramcar, Reckenzaun’s Electric, 496

Tramway Engines, Fireless, 15, 350

Tramway Powers, Application for 653

Tramways, Cable, 26, 157, 255, 307 415 642

and CaiSSOn8 for Dock

Treadle Motion, A, 658

Treble Geared Lathe, 551

Tree A New Gutta Percha, 612

Trial Trin^Tr01'181’ The> 522> 634

211, 2^, 298,r32h4eS3^

537, 552, 586, 624, 695 ’ 339, 3 4’ 402’ 422> 518,

Tresca, M. Henri, 705

Trials, Speed 19

Trials, Torpedo, 143

Triple-Compound Engines, 359

Triple Expansion Engines and Boilers of the s.s.

Sobralense, 620, 674

Trouvfi’s Incandescence Lamps, 18

Trucks, Mackinlay’s Variable Gauge, 499

Trunk Lines in the United States, 372

Turbine, The Girard, 390

Tweddell’s System of Rivetting Machines, 477

Tyneside Chemical Trade, The, 195

Type-Writer, The Columbia, 507

Underground Leads for Electric Lighting, 37

Underground Telephone Conductors, 39

Union and Market-street Cable Tramways, 416

United Asbestos Company, The, 505

United States Army, Rifle Practice in the, 295

United States, Fires in the, 144

United States and the Inventions Exhibition,

The, 143

United States, Motive Power in the, 247

United States Navy, The, 89

United States, Notes from the, 18, 32, 67, 82, 112, 135, 172, 188, 211, 236, 275, 285, 314, 339, 365, 402, 422, 516, 552, 584, 600, 620, 645, 672, 697

United States Patent Office, The, 613

United States Torpedo Ship “ Destroyer,” 270

United States, Trunk Lines in the, 372

Universal Time, 491

Use for Asbestos, A New, 295

Use of Petroleum as a Fuel, On the, 686

Use for Quicksilver, A New, 38

Use of Torpedoes in War, The, 268

Utilisation of Basic (Phosphate) Slags, The, 8

Utilisation of Phosphoric Acid from the Basic

Bessemer Process, 658

Utilisation of the Sun’s Rays for Heat and

Ventilation, The, 535

Utilising Niagara, 269

Vacuum Automatic Brake, The, 500

Vacuum Microphone, A, 272

Validity of Accumulator Patents, The, 117

Value of Labour, The Comparative, 13

Valve Gear and Engines of the “Australasian, 111

Vanning Machine, The Frue, 508

Vapour Engines, Binary, 36

Variable Gauge Trucks, Mackinlay’s, 499

Varley Flexible Carbon Lamp, The, 457

Velocity, Wind, 104

Verona, Bridge over the River Adige at, 390

Vertical Boiler, Coles and Matthews’, 312

Vertical Lathe, Rush worth and Co.’s, 603

Vertical Milling Machine, 691

Vessels, The Stability of, 346, 377

Viaduct, The Garabit, 549, 593

Vibrating Bodies, The Forms of, 640

Visionary Ship Canal, A, 117

Volatilisation of Silicium, 658

Volga, Proposed Port at the Mouth of the, 194 Volga, River, Stern-Wheel Steamer for the, 363

Voltaic Arc, The Resistance of the, 272

Voltaic Electromotive Force, The Seat of, 372 Volumetric Determination of Manganese, 66 Volumetric Estimation of Phosphorus in Iron and Steel, 632

Voting Apparatus, Butcher’s, 325

Wagon Coupling Apparatus, Railway, 500

Walker Brothers’ Air Compressors, 485

Walker’s Watt-Meter, 496

Wanted, A Telegraph, 63

War Department Exhibit at the Inventions Exhibition, 472

War Material at the Inventions Exhibition, 703

War Ship, An Italian, 611

War, Torpedo Boats in, 425

War, The Use of Torpedoes in, 268

War Vessels, The Designs of, 270

War Vessels, Modern, 92

War Vessels, Steamboat Equipment of, 50, 79 Warfare, Torpedo, 677

Washer Gas Scrubber at the St. Albans Gas

Works, Box and Waller’s, 405

Washington Monument, The, 171

Washington Monument, Lightning Protection on the, 535

Water, Drinking, Zinc in, 270

Water Gas, 194, 220, 246, 345, 513, 679

Water Motors, 367

Water Pipes, Shocks in, 20, 372

Water, The Purification of, 525

Water, Purifying, by Air, 64

Water Softener, The Stanhope, 574

Water Supply, 300

Water Supply in the Desert, 244

Water Supply, The Paris, 144,169

Water Walls and Firebrick Furnaces, Boilers of the “ Louisiana” with, 238

Water Works of Buffalo, The, 246

Waterways of Belgium, The, 374

Watts and Co.’s Double Band Saw, 649

Weather, The, 36, 50, 142, 245,371, 533, 628 Weathercocks, Lighted, 399

Webb’s Saloon Carriage; London and North-

Western Railway, 671

Webb’s Steel Permanent Way, 497

Webb’s System of Compound Locomotives 462

Weldon Range Finder, The, 492

Welford’s Smokeless Furnaces, 405

Wells, Artesian, 535, 683, 708

Welsh Copper Smelting Process, 92

Western Asia, Commerce in, 195

Western Electric Company’s Exhibit at Philadelphia, 2

Western System of Electric Lighting, The 452 Western Union Telegraph Company, The *348 Westinghouse Air and Water Pumps, The 489 Westinghouse Automatic Brake, The 499 ’ Westinghouse Engine, The, 509 ’

Wheel, Tenwick’s Swivelling, 341

Wheelock Engine, The, 484

White Lead, Manufacture of, 427

White Lead, Substitutes for, 373

Whitehead Torpedo, The Autobiography of a 127, 155, 177, 205, 233, 257, 279, 306,1 333, 383' 414, 521 ’

Willans Engine, The, 392, 509

Williams Telephone Switchboard, The, 2

Wilson and Co.’s Compound Engines of the

“ Cotentin,” 342

Wimshurst’s Electric Machine, 60, 171, 491

Wind Velocity, 104

Winds in Agriculture, 513

Wire Lathing, 658

Wire Rope for Launching Checks, 286

Wire Ropes for Heavy Cranes, 64

Witham New Sea Channel and Improvements, The, 195

Wood-Working Machinery, 131,164, 303

Wooden Buildings, Protecting, 400

Woodhouse and Rawson Lamps, 459

Woolwich Arsenal, Tank Locomotive at, 418

Working Auriferous Pyrites in Transylvania, 706

Working Copper Mattes, New Process for, 581

Works Department, The Indian Public, 706

Works, The Nice Irrigation, 1, 53, 184

Works, The Temesvar, Electric Light, 104

Workshop, Gas in the, 118

Worthington Compound Pump, The, 489

Wrought-Iron Castings, “Mitis,” 561

Yacht “ Magnolia,” The Steam, 598

Yachting, Steam, 654

Yachts, Steam, 64

Young and Beilby’s Apparatus for the Distillation of Shale, 533

Young’s Speed Indicator, 492

Zig-Zag Winding of Dynamos, 219

Zinc, Analytical Separation of, 611

Zinc in Drinking Water, 270

Zinc, Extraction of, by Electrolysis, 400

Zinc and Lead, Simultaneous Extraction of, 8

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