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Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jan-Jun: General Index.

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  • Accessory Products of the Blast Furnace, 489
  • Accident, The Manor Park, 69
  • Accident, Railway, at Monte Carlo, The, 278
  • Accrington, Boiler Explosion at, 305
  • Accumulator Gauge, An, 383
  • Accumulator, A New, 356
  • Acts, The Electric Lighting, 472
  • Address of the President of the American Insti¬tute of Mining Engineers, 291
  • Address of the President of the Institution of Naval Architects, 381
  • Administration, Dockyard, 181
  • Admiralty, Engine Contracts for the, 255
  • Aerial Navigation, 208 Air Blast in Sorting Coal, The, 17
  • Air Compressing Engine at the Manchester Guar¬dian Office, 173
  • Air Compressor with Holt's Valves, 32
  • Alarms at Railway Crossings, lit Alcohol, Electric Resistance of, 530
  • Allegheny, Pa., Pumping Engines at, 33, 95
  • Allen Engine and Kapp Dynamo, 521
  • Aluminium, A New Alloy of, 625
  • Aluminium in Wrought-Iron Castings, 305
  • American v. English Locomotives, 159, 230, 315, 477
  • American and English Railways, 415, 540
  • American Goods, Superiority of, 383, 527
  • American Iron and Steel Trade, The, 573
  • American Swamps, Reclamation of, 531
  • Ammunition, Machine Gun, 91
  • Ampèremeter, A New, 429
  • Andrews, Dr. Thomas, 20
  • Angle Iron Bevelling Machine, Arthur’s, 283
  • Apsheron, The Petroleum Resources of, 41
  • Architecture, Naval, at Edinburgh, 675
  • Armour Plate Trials at Spezia, The, 495
  • Armour Plating, Important Trial of, 139, 209
  • Armoured Turrets, Experiments against, 265
  • Armstrong Works in Russia, Proposed, 18
  • Artesian Wells in Central Asia, 409
  • Artistic Bronze Founding, 115
  • Asbestos Discoveries in Siberia, 429
  • Ashton's Power Meter, 8
  • Association, Manchester Steam Users’, 179
  • Atlantic Cable, A New French, 625
  • Auckland, Twin Screw Hopper Dredger for, 671
  • Auriferous Quartz Mill Disraeli Gold Mine, 222
  • Australia, A Direct Wire to, 232
  • Austrian Torpedo Boat “ Falke,” The, 41, 328
  • Automatic Brakes in the United States, 3C3
  • Awards of the Health Exhibition, The, 138
  • Balance Dynamometer, 605
  • Balanced Slide Valves, 359
  • Batho, The Late Mr., 666
  • Batouni, The Pipe Line to, 430
  • Battery, Gas, The Upward, 598
  • Battery, New Chloride of Silver, 578
  • Battery, A New Secondary, 555
  • Battery, Primary, De Lalande’s, 505
  • Belgian State Railway, Locomotive for the, 152
  • Belgium, Coal Mining in, 210
  • Belgium, Gas and Petroleum in, 138
  • Belgium, Steel and Iron Making in, 457
  • Ben Nevis, Earth Currents on, 185
  • Ben Nevis Observatory, 138
  • Bessemer Steel and Pig Iron in 1886, 357
  • Bessemerising of Copper Mattes, 186
  • Bevel-Wheel Shaping Machine, 222
  • Bevelling Machine, Arthur’s Angle-Iron, 283
  • B'JJ. The Electric Lighting Act Amendment, 277
  • Bill Legislation, Private, 51
  • Bills, Electric Lighting, The New, 353, 597
  • "Jack Sea, Proposed New Trade Outlet in the, 357
  • Blast Furnace, Accesssory Products of the, 489
  • Blast Furnace Returns, 41
  • Blast Furnaces, Drying the Air for, 356
  • Blasting Operations on the Panama Canal, 383
  • Block-Setting " Hercules,” Twenty-Ton, 378
  • Blow-Holes in Steel, 490
  • Blue Heat, The Effects of, on Steel and Iron, 106
  • Board, The Scotch Fishery, 552
  • Boat, Patrol, Launching a, 898
  • Boats, Steam Fishing, 103
  • Boiler, Cadiat’s, 176
  • Boiler Drilling Machine, Kendall and Gent’s, 619
  • Boiler Explosion at Accrington, 305
  • Boiler Explosion at Cardiff, The, 277, 294
  • Boiler Explosion, The Coventry, 208
  • Boiler Explosion, The Stannington, 14, 112
  • Boiler Explosion, The Stepney, 698
  • Boiler Explosions in 1885; Report of Mr. E. B. Marten, 297
  • Boiler Insurance and Steam Users’ Company, The Yorkshire, 141
  • Boiler Plates, Steel, 319
  • Boiler, Safety, The Heine, 319
  • Boilers and Compound Engines of the Paddle Steamer, “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” 222, 271
  • Boilers, The Corrosion of, 555
  • Boilers and Engines of s.s. “ Royal Prince," 590, 613
  • Boilers, High-Pressure, Furnaces for, 590
  • Boring and Facing Machine, Waller and Co.’s, 505
  • Brakes, Automatic, in the United States, 303
  • Brakes, Railway, 454
  • Brakes, Vacuum, 207 Bray and Heald’s Eccentric, 21
  • Breaking Up of Ice in Rivers, The, 185
  • Brickmaking, 437
  • Bridge, The Forth, 31, 484
  • Bridge, The Hawkesbury, 367
  • Bridge, New York and Brooklyn, Engines of the, 104
  • Bridge at Niagara Falls, Cantilever, 225, 246, 325, 349
  • Bridge, The Tower, 622
  • British Shipbuilding, The Future of, 251
  • Bronze Founding, Artistic, 115
  • “ Broomhill,’’ Electricity at, 164
  • Brush Company, The, 139
  • Bucharest, Experiments against Armoured Tur¬rets at, 265
  • Budd’s Rose Chuck, 614
  • Buffer Stop, Hydraulic, 162, 176
  • Bulkheads, 445
  • Burner, The Wigham, 163
  • Burrell and Sons’Compound Launch Engines, 213
  • Burrows’ Automatio Tilting Foundry Ladle, 213
  • Bye-Products, 210
  • Cable, Atlantic, A New French, 625
  • Cablo Tramways, 561, 688
  • Cadiat’s Boiler, 176
  • Calcutta Water Works, 436
  • Call Apparatus, Poole and Maclver’s, 549
  • Cambridge, Engineering at, 281
  • Canada, 491, 554, 600
  • Canadian Railway System, The, 185
  • Canadian Trent Valley, The, 357
  • Canal Project, The Panama, 331
  • Canal, The Sea, to St. Petersburg, 383
  • Canal, Suez, The Electric Light on the, 623
  • Canal from the White Sea to the Baltic, 210
  • Canals, Steam on, 119,143
  • Cantilever Bridge at Niagara Falls, 225, 246, 325, 349
  • Canvas-Testing Machine, O’Connor’s, 198
  • “ Cape Charles,” The Ferry Steamer, 55
  • Capital, Payment of Interest out of, 427
  • Carbon in Iron, Determination of, 6o2
  • Carbonic AciJ, Liquid, 254
  • Cardiff, The Boiler Explosion at, 277, 294
  • Carey-Latham Concrete-Making Machine, 222
  • Cartridge, A New Safety, for Coal Mines, 481
  • Cast Iron, Constituents of, 619
  • Castings, Indian, 521
  • Castings, Mitis, 360
  • Castings, Steel, 406, 473, 508
  • Caucasus, The Copper Industry in the, 185
  • Cell, A New Constant, 601
  • Cement under Compression, 165
  • Certain Properties Common to Fluids and Solid Metals, On, 521
  • Changes in Iron Due to Magnetisation, 555
  • Channel Service, The, 91
  • Chapter in the History of the Power Loom, A, 243
  • Chili, Mining Prospects in, 623
  • Chilled Rolls, Lathe for Turning, 394
  • China, Progress in, 282
  • Chinese Railways, 209
  • Chloride of Silver Battery, New, 578
  • Chlorination Works and Stamp Mills, 611
  • Chuck, Budd’s Rose, 614
  • Church, The Electric Light in, 90
  • Chutes, Log, 16
  • Circular Plates, Taylor and Challen’s Shearing Machine for, 535
  • Circular Storms and Weather Forecasts, 1S5
  • Civil Engineers, The American Society of: 194, 415
  • Cement under Compression, 165
  • New York City Water Works, The, 194
  • On the Cantilever Bridge at Niagara Falls, by
  • Mr. Charles C. Schneider, M. Am. Soc. C.E., 225, 246, 325, 349
  • On Evaporation, by Mr. Fitzgerald, 415
  • On English and American Railways, by Mr. Downe, 415, 540
  • Civil Engineers, The Institution of : 331, 531
  • Constitution, 532
  • Electric Lighting Acts, 472
  • Historical Notice, 531
  • Proceedings of the Session 1885-86, 532
  • On Gas Producers, by Mr. Frederick John Rowan, 84
  • On the Injurious Effect of a Blue Heaton Steel and Iron, by Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, A.M.I.C.E., 100
  • On the River Seine, by Mr. L. F. Vernon Harcourt, M.A., M.I.C E., 179
  • On the Explosion of Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures, by Mr. Dugald Clerk, F.C.S., 256
  • On the Economical Construction and Opera¬tion of Railways, by Mr. Robert Gordon, M.I.C.E., 310
  • On the Principle to be Observed in the Laying- out, Construction, and Equipment of Rail¬ways in Newly-Developed Countries, by Mr. James Robert Mosse, M.I.C.E., 311
  • On the Construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (Rocky Mountain Division) during the Season of 1884, by Granville Carlyle Cuningham, M.I.C.E., 312
  • On Water Purification; its Biological and Chemical Basis, by Percy F. Frankland, Ph.D., B. Sc., F.C.S., 359
  • On Brickmaking, by Mr. Henry Ward, A.M.I.C.E., 437
  • On the Mersey Railwa-v, by Mr. Francis Fox, M.I C.E., 485
  • On the Hydraulic Passenger Lifts at the Underground Stations of the Mersey Rail¬way, by Mr. William Edmund Rich, M.I.C.E., 486
  • Clapp-Griffith Process, The, 317
  • Cleaning Boilers, Eucalyptus Fluid for, 209
  • Cleaning Ships’ Bottoms, Hydraulic Machinery for, 616
  • Cleveland, Notes from, 11, 34, 59, 81, 108, 129,
  • 156, 187, 199, 223, 245, 269, 294, 323, 351, 377, 410, 433, 451, 475, 498, 525, 645, 680, 591, 628
  • Clinometer, Bubble, Evelyn’s, 91
  • Clock, Electro-Mechanical, 305
  • Clyde Locomotive Works, The, 28, 49
  • Clyde Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1885, 51, 79,139
  • Coal, English, on the Volga, 480
  • Coal Experiments in the Pacifio, 430
  • Coal Mining in Belgium, 210
  • Coal, Northumberland, in 1886, 38
  • Coal Region, the Pittsburg, The Geology of, 293
  • Coal Trade, Royalties in the, 303
  • Coats Steel Works, Coatbridge, 457
  • Cockorill Scheme, Russia and the, 18
  • “Collingwood,” Explosion on Board the, 456
  • Collisions on the London and North-Western Railway, The, 622
  • “ Colonies, Her Majesty’s,” 478
  • Committee, The Electric Lighting, 555
  • Companies, Telephone, 141
  • Company, The Brush, 139
  • Competition at Hawick, Handicraft, 333
  • Competition of Railway Couplings, The, 357
  • Compound Engines and Boilers of the Paddle Steamer “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” 222, 271
  • Compound Express Locomotive (Von Borries’ System) for the Hanoverian State Railways, 434
  • Compound Launch Engines, Burrell and Sons’, 213
  • Compound Tandem Engine at the Works of the Union Cement Company, Wallsend-on-Tyne, 189
  • Compressible Foundations, Structures on, 555
  • Compression, Cement under, 165
  • Concrete-Making Machine, Carey-Latham, 222
  • Conductivity of Resins, 601
  • Conferences and Lectures at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 534
  • Conferences, Russian Iron, and British Trade, 115
  • Constant Cell, A New, 601
  • Constituents of Cast Iron, 619
  • Construction, Wire Gun, 83
  • Continent, Steel Rails on the, 501
  • Convention, Electric Light. 253
  • Convertible Pulleys, Smith’s, 4S5
  • Copper, Electrolytic Refining of, 163
  • Copper across a Gas, The Passage of, 138
  • Copper Industry in the Caucasus, The, 185
  • Copper Mattes, Bessemerising of, 186
  • Copper Statistics, Some, 233
  • Copper, The Wet Extraction of, 39
  • Cornwall Polytechnic Society, The Royal, 480
  • Corrosion of Boilers, The, 555
  • Cotton Pickers, Hollow Shafts in, 254
  • Counter, Kaiser’s, 189
  • Coupling, Railway, Heinke’s, 496
  • Coventry Boiler Explosion, The, 208
  • Crampton Locomotives, 170
  • Crane and Grain Elevator, Lysters’ Portable Combined, 346
  • Crane, Thirty-Ton Steam Coaling at Troon Har¬bour, Craig’s, 321
  • Cranks and Shafts, Marino Engine, 396, 443
  • Crookes, Mr., The Figaro’s Tribute to, 625
  • Cruciform Sections, Rolling Mill for, 104
  • Cruise of the “ Meander,” The, 25, 75, 123, 169, 217, 263, 342, 869, 441, 465, 615
  • Cruiser “Mohawk,” The Torpedo, 153
  • Crump and Brereton’s Quarrying and Stone-
  • Dressing Machine, 154
  • Cupola for Ironfounders, A New, 430
  • Currents, Telephonic; 17
  • Cycles, Wheel Load in, 466 Cyclones, The Origin of, 602
  • Dam, Masonry, The Vyrnwy, 26
  • Damascening by Electrolysis, 555
  • Deane Differential Plunger Sinking Pump, 569
  • Deep Sea Lighthouse, A, 138
  • Deep-Water Docks, The Tilbury, 404
  • Defries’ Safety Lamp, 504
  • De Lalande’s Primary Battery, 505
  • Delamare-Deboutteville and Malandin Gas En¬gine, The, 306
  • Department, The Ordnance, 305
  • Determination of Carbon in Iron, 602
  • Determining Star Magnitudes, 209
  • Diamond Fields, The, 209
  • Diamond Fields, The South Afrioan, 391, 409, 629, 544, 585
  • Diatomite in Skye, 450
  • Dilatancy, 281
  • Dimensions of Screws, The, 417
  • Disclaimer in Patent Aotions, 332
  • Disengaging Hook, Rees's, 348
  • Disraeli Gold Mine, Quartz Mill at the, 222
  • District Electric Lighting, 41
  • Diversion of tho Oxus, The, 104
  • Dock, The Royal Albert, 430
  • Dock, St. Andrew's, Hull, Ice Plant at, 535
  • Docks, The Tilbury Deep Water, 404
  • Dockyard Administration, 181
  • “Dolphin" and “ Surprise,” Tho, 03
  • Domestic Electric Lighting, Mr. Preece on, 334
  • Draught, Forced, 259, 284, 407, 443, 461, 510, 536
  • Dredger, Twin-Screw Hopper, for Auckland, New Zealand, 571
  • Drilling Machine, Kendall and Gent’s Boiler, 619
  • Driving Gear, Frictional, Ewing and Jenkin’s, 258
  • Drying the Air for Blast Furnaces, 356
  • Dynamite Gun, Zalinski’s, 147
  • Dynamo, Edison-Hopkinson, Efficiency of the, 446
  • Dynamo, Jones’, and Otto Gas Engine, 334
  • Dynamo, Kapp, and Alton Engine, 521
  • Dynamo Testing, 403
  • Dynamo, The Weston, 403
  • Dynamometer, Balance, 605
  • Dynamos, Testing the Efficiency of, 281
  • Earth Currents on Ben Nevis, 185
  • Earth Currents in tho Ben Nevis Observatory Telegraph Cable, 133
  • Earth Tremors, The Velocity of, 254
  • Eastern Tonquin, Tho Geology of, 456
  • Eccentric, Bray and Heald’s, 21
  • Economic Sounder, The, 531
  • Economical Railways, 310
  • Edge and Butt Planing Machine, Scriven and Co.’s, 592
  • Edmunds’s Fire Escape, 95
  • Effects of Blue Heat on Steel and Iron, The, 106
  • Effects of Frost, The, 231
  • Effects on Trade, Railway Rates and, 329, 379
  • Effluvograph, The, 383
  • Egyptian Petroleum, 579
  • Electric Current, Novel Method of Finding the Strength of an, 281
  • Electric Fuze, A New, 601
  • Electric Governor, Tho Riehardson-Nevile, 333
  • Electric Lighting :
  • Dynamo, Edison-Hopkinson, Efficiency of the, 446
  • Dynamo, Jones’, and Otto Gas Engine, 334
  • Dynamo, Kapp, and Allen Engine, 521
  • Dynamo, The Weston, 468
  • Electric Light in Church, The, 90
  • Electric Light Convention, 253
  • Electric Light in Lighthouses, The, 254
  • Electric Light at the Paris Opera, The, 15
  • Electric Light, Rochechouart Baths, 39
  • Electric Light Station at Lucerne, 102
  • Electric Light on the Suez Canal, 623
  • Electric Light, The Weston, 429
  • Electric Lighting Act Amendment Bill, 277
  • Electric Lighting Acts, The, 472
  • Electric Lighting Bills, The New, 353, 597
  • Electric Lighting Committee, The, 555
  • Electric Lighting, District, 41
  • Electric Lighting at Paddington, 502
  • Electric Lighting at Sibertown, 506
  • Electricity at “ Broomhill,” 164
  • Glow Lamp Patents, 527
  • Governor, Electric, The Richardson-Nevile, 333
  • Illuminating Water by Electricity, 504
  • Lamp, The Weston Incandescence, 518
  • Lamps, Glow, Low-Resistance, 355
  • Lamps, Glow, and Pitwork, 504
  • Lamps, Incandescent, The Heat from, 164
  • Light from Incandescent Filaments, The, 254
  • Lighthouse Illumination, 281
  • Preece, Mr., on Domestic Electric Lighting, 334
  • Electric Motor, The Reckenzaun, 457
  • Electric Mountain Railway, An, 16
  • Electric Resistance of Alcohol, 530
  • Electric Self-Induction, 136
  • Electric Sounding Plates, 90
  • Electrical Legislation in Franco, 182
  • Electricity at “ Broomhill,” 164
  • Electro-Magnets, Recordon's, 6
  • Electro-Mechanical Clock, 305
  • Electrolysis, Damascening by, 555
  • Electrolytic Precipitation of Copper, 114
  • Electrolytic Refining of Copper, 163
  • Electrotyping Solution, A New, 555
  • Element, A New, 281
  • Endurance of Steel Rails, The, 491, 512
  • “ Enfield,” s.s., Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 8
  • Engine, Air-Compressing, at the Manchester Guardian Office, 173
  • Engine, Allen, and Kapp Dynamo, 521
  • Engine Contracts for the Admiralty, 255
  • Engine, Fire, Merryweather’s Floating, 590
  • Engine, Gas, The Delamare-Deboutteville and Malandin, 306
  • Engine, Horizontal, with Hertay’s Variable Ex¬pansion Gear, 592
  • Engine, Horizontal, with Proell Valve Gear, McCulloch and Sons', 244
  • Engine, Petroleum, Spiel’s, 128
  • Engine, Pinchbeck’s Rotary, 21
  • Engine, Tandem Compound, at the Works of the Union Cement Company, 189
  • Engine, Tangyes’ Two-Cylinder Quadrant, 692
  • Engineering at Cambridge, 281
  • Engineers, Meeting of the Society of, 144
  • Engineers, The Telegraph, in India, 67
  • Engineers, Telegraph, The Society of, 184, 230, 279, 380
  • Engines and Boilers of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s Paddle Steamer “Mona’s Queen,” 448, 495, 544
  • Engines and Boilers of the s.s. “Royal Prince," 690, 615
  • Engines, Compound, and Boilers of the Paddle Steamer “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” 222, 271
  • Engines, Compound Launch, Burrell’s, 213
  • Engines, High-Pressure Compound Pumping, at the Millwall Docks, 470
  • Engines, High-Speed, 380
  • Engines, Marine, The Friction of, 200
  • Engines for the New Warships, The, 140
  • Engines of New York and Brooklyn Bridge, 104
  • Engines, Pumping, at Allegheny, Pa., 33, 95
  • Engines, Steam Pumping, The Mason Regulator for, 348
  • Engines of the Stoam Yacht " Rionnag-na- Mara, " Quadruple Expansion Disconneotive, 301
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, 420
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, of tho s.s. 11
  • Enfield,” 8 Engines, On Triple and Quadruple Expansion Marine, with only Two Piston Valves, 335
  • Engines of the Yacht “ Lily," Tho, £2
  • English e. American Locomotives for the Colonies, 169, 230, 477
  • English and American Locomotives Compared, 315
  • English and American Railways, 415, 540
  • English Coal on the Volga, 480
  • English Enterprise and Burmese Petroleum, 180
  • English and Foreign Railways Compared, 453
  • Erbia, The Spectra of, 304
  • Ericsson's Submarine Gun, 104
  • Estimates, The Navy, 275, 597
  • Etna, The Eruption of, 025
  • Eucalyptus Fluid for Cleaning Boilers, 209
  • Europe, The Petroleum Industries of, 99, 149, 193, 239, 289, 341
  • Evaporation, Experiments on, 415
  • Evelyn’s Bubble Clinometer, 91
  • Ewing and Jenkin’s Frictional Driving Gear, 258
  • Example of Track Laying, An, 505
  • Excursions of the Amorican Institute of Mining Engineers, 319
  • Exhibition, The Colonial and Indian : 160, 428, 454
  • Canada, 491, 554, COO Conferences and Lectures, 534
  • Exhibition, The Edinburgh Industrial : 455, 539, 024 Naval Architecture, 575
  • Exhibition, The Fireman’s, 457
  • Exhibition, The Liverpool, 471, 502, 577
  • Exhibition, The Paris, of 1889, 114
  • Exhibition in Russia, Petroleum, 457
  • Expanding Mandrel, Noble’s, 569
  • Experiments against Armoured Turrets at Bucharest, 265
  • Experiments on Evaporation, 415
  • Explosion on Board tho “Collingwood,” 456
  • Explosion, The Boiler, at Cardiff, 277, 291
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Coventry, 208
  • Explosion, The Flood Rock, 19
  • Explosion of Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures, The, 256, 332
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Stannington, 14, 112
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Stepney, 598
  • Explosions, Boiler, in 1885 ; Report of Mr. E. B, Marten, 297
  • Extraction of Copper, The Wot, 39
  • Extraction of Metals from Ores, The, 603
  • Facing and Boring Machine, Waller and Co.’s, 505
  • Fairlie Locomotive for tho Royal State Railways of Saxony, 309
  • “ Falke,” The Austrian Torpedo Boat, 41, 328
  • Farms, Mechanical Power on, 45
  • Fast Torpedo Boat, A, 14
  • “ Fearless,” H.M.S., 307
  • Ferry Steamer “ Cape Charles,” The, 55
  • Fields, The Diamond, 209
  • Figaro’s Tribute to Mr. Crookes, Tho, 625
  • Fire Engine, Merryweather’s Floating, 590
  • Fire Escape, Edmunds’s 95
  • Fire Risks of Nitric Acid, 409
  • Fireman’s Exhibition, The, 457
  • Fireproof Plaster, A New, 16
  • First Rolling Mill in America, The, 210
  • Fishery Board, The Scotch, 552
  • Fishing Boats, Steam, 103
  • Fittings, Woodhouse and Rawson’s Switchboard, 127
  • Flood Rock Explosion, The, 19
  • Fluids and Solid Metals, On Certain Properties Common to, 521
  • Fluor and Platinum, 356
  • Forced Draught, 259, 284, 407, 448, 461, 510, 536
  • Foreign Coal, Proposed Incrcaso of Duty in Russia on, 625
  • Foreign and Colonial Notes, 22, 63, 212, 236, 438, 512, 580, 595
  • Forging Press, 4000-Ton Hydraulic, 393
  • Forgings, Round, A New Process of, 625
  • Forth Bridge Railway ; Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R.E., 31, 484
  • Fossil Trunk, A, 578
  • Foundry Ladle, Burrows’ Automatic Tilting, 213
  • France, Electrical Legislation in, 182
  • French Navy, The, 185
  • French Torpedo Experiments, 256
  • Frew’s Pyrometer, 45
  • Friction of Marine Engines, The, 206
  • Friction Still, Pearce’s, 32
  • Frictional Driving Gear, Ewing and Jenkin’s, 258
  • Frost, The Effects of, 231
  • Frozen Water Supply, A, 356
  • Fuel, Liquid, 563, 609
  • Fuel, Liquid, Colonel Stewart's Lecture on, 620
  • Fuel, Natural Gas for, 41, 255
  • Furnace and Gas Producer, Smith-Casson’s, 371
  • Furnaces for High-Pressure Boilers, 690
  • Furnaces, Neutral Lining for, 491
  • Furnaces, A Spectroscope for, 164
  • Fusion Point of Paraffin, Determining tho, 408
  • Future of British Shipbuilding, The, 251
  • Fuze, A New Electric, 601
  • Galvanometer and Thermopile, A Combined, 531
  • Gas Battery, Tho Upward, 598
  • Gas Engine, The Dclamaro-Debouttevillo and Malandin, 306
  • Gas Engine, Otto, and Jones’ Dynamo, 334
  • Gas, The Heating Power of, 430
  • Gas, Hydrogen, New Process for the Manufac¬ture of, 209
  • Gas Lamp, A Recuperative, 91
  • Gas, Natural, 291
  • Gas Fuel, Natural, 41, 255
  • Gas and Petroleum in Belgium, 138
  • Gas Producer and Furnace, Smith-Casson’s, 371
  • Gas Producer, Twin, The Thwaite, 82
  • Gas Producers, 84
  • Gas, Water, 57, 111, 353
  • Gaseous Mixtures, The Explosion of, 250, 332
  • Gauge, An Accumulator, 383
  • Gauge, Wire, Trotter’s, 283
  • Gay-Lus9ao Observatory, The, 409
  • Gear, Steering, 435, 443
  • Gearing, The Transmission of Power by, 285, 363, 581
  • Geology of Central Tunisia, The, 625
  • Geology of Eastern Tonquin, The, 456
  • German-Built Torpedo Boats, 68
  • German Opinion of Scotch Pig Iron, 305
  • German Shipping Enterprise, 185
  • German Steam Navigation, 357
  • Germany, Iron and Steel Railway Sleepers in, 206
  • “Gloucester," s.s., Jury Rudder fitted to the, 143
  • Glow Lamp Patents, 527
  • Glow Lamps, Low-Resistance, 355
  • Glow Lamps and Pitwork, 504
  • Gold Mining in the Amoor Region, 255
  • Gold Mining, Hydraulic, 68
  • Governor, Liede’s Steam, 5
  • Grain Elevator and Crane, Lysters’ Portable Combined, 346
  • Greenwood and Batley’s Bevel Wheel Shaping and Dividing Machine, 222
  • Gun, Dynamite, Zalinski’s, 147
  • Gun, Wire, Construction,83
  • Gun, A Yacht’s, 68
  • Gunpowder, Prismatio, Taylor and Challen’s Press for the Manufacture of, 446
  • Guns, Our, 621
  • Gutta-Percha, India-Rubber, and Telegraph Works, The Silvertown, 586, 012
  • Handicraft Competition at Hawick, 333
  • Hanoverian State Railways, Compound Express Locomotive (Von Borries’ System) for the, 434
  • Hauling Machinery at the Tcrbonella Sulphur Mines, Italy, 56
  • Hawkesbury Bridge, The, 367
  • Hayward Tyler and Co.’s Steam Pumps, 372
  • Health Exhibition, The Awards of the, 138
  • Heat from Incandescent Lamps, The, 164
  • Heat of tho Moon, The, 38
  • Heating Power of Gas, The, 430
  • Heating Steel, 293
  • Heine Safety Boiler, The, 319
  • Heinke’s Railway Coupling, 496
  • Heliograph, A Pocket, 578
  • “Her Majesty’s Colonies, 478
  • H.M.S. “ Fearless,” 307
  • “ Hercules,” Twenty-Ton Block-Setting, 378
  • Hertay’s Variable Expansion Gear, Horizontal Engine with, 592
  • Hick, Hargreaves, and Co. t>. Musgrave and Sons, 163
  • High-Pressure Boilers, Furnaces for, 590
  • High-Pressure Compound Pumping Engines at the Millwall Docks, 470
  • High-Speed Engines, 886
  • History of tho Power Loom, A Chapter in the Early, 243
  • Hollow Shafts in Cotton Pickers, 254
  • Holloway Sanatorium, The, 625
  • Holt's Valves, Air Compressor with, 32
  • Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures, The Explosion of, 256, 332
  • Hook, Rees’s Disengaging, 348
  • Hopper Dredger, Twin-Screw, for Auckland, New Zealand, 571
  • Horizontal Engine with Hertay’s Variable Expan¬sion Gear, 592
  • Horizontal Engine with Proell Valve Gear, McCulloch and Sons’, 244
  • Hudson Bay Railway, The Proposed, 282
  • Hudson River, The Ice Crop of the, 383
  • Hughes, Professor, on Self-Induction, 403, 574
  • Hydraulic Buffer Stop, 162,176
  • Hydraulic Forging Press, 4000-Ton, 393
  • Hydraulic Gold Mining, 68
  • Hydraulic Lifts on the Mersey Railway, 486
  • Hydraulic Machinery for Cleaning Ships’ Bot¬toms, 616
  • Hydraulic Press for the Manufacture of Pris¬matic Gunpowder, Taylor and Challen's, 446
  • Hydraulic Pump, Moore’s, 126
  • Hydraulic Pumps, Rose, Down9, nnd Thomp¬son’s, 78
  • Hydraulic Ram, The, 345
  • Hydraulic Salt Mining, 255
  • Hydrogen Gas, Manufacture of, 209, 531
  • Hydrogen in Glow Lamps, 625
  • Ice, The Breaking up of, in Rivers, 185
  • Ice Crop of the Hudson River, The, 383
  • Ice Plant nt St. Andrew’s Dock, Hull, 535
  • Illuminating Water by Electricity, 504
  • Illumination at the City of Mexico, 456
  • Illumination, Lighthouse, 281
  • Incandescence Lamp, The Weston, 518
  • Incandescent Filaments, The Light Obtained from, 254
  • Incandescent Lamps, The Heat from, 164
  • Increase of Duty in Russia on Foreign Coal, Proposed, 625
  • India, Iron Working in, 229
  • India-Rubber, Gutta-Percha, and Telegraph Works, The Silvertown, 586, 612
  • India, The Telegraph Engineers in, 67
  • Indian Castings, 521
  • Indian Meteorites, 91
  • Indicator, A Mechanical Stability, 382, 394
  • Indicator, A Strain, for Use at Sea, 382, 422
  • Industries of Europe, The Petroleum, 99,149,193, 239, 289, 341
  • Influence Machines, Wimshurst’s, 333, 495
  • Interest out of Capital, Payment of, 427
  • Inventions, Rewards for, 356
  • Iron, Changes in, Due to Magnetisation, 555
  • Iron Conference at St. Petersburg, 41
  • Iron Enterprise in South Russia, New, 555

Iron and Steel Institute, The: 479, 489

  • On the Manufacture of Tin Plates, by Mr.Philip W. Flower, 479
  • On Steel Wire of High Tonacity, by Dr. Percy, 489
  • On Certain Accessory Products of the Blast Furnace, by Mr. Thomas Blair, 489
  • On a Rare Blast Furnace Cinder of the Com¬position of Gehlonite, by Mr. H. Bauerman, 489
  • On Blow-Holes in Open Hearth Steel, by Mr. John Head, 490
  • On Wrought-Iron Conduit Pipes, by Mr. Hamilton Smith, 491
  • On the Application of very High Powers to the Study of the Microscopical Structure of Steel, by Dr. II. C. Sorby, 491
  • On the Endurance of Steel Rails, by Mr. F. W. Webb, 491, 512
  • On a Neutral Lining for Furnaces, by M. Ferdi¬nand Gautier, 491
  • On the Constituents of Cast Iron, by Mr. Thomas Tumor, 519
  • On Certain Descriptions of Indian Castings, by Mr. C. Purdon Clarke, 521
  • Iron and Steel, Microscopic Examination of, 505
  • Iron and Stoel Railway Sleepers in Germany, 200
  • Iron and Steel, Testing, 155, 160
  • Iron and Steel Trade, The American, 573
  • Iron Trade in Russia, The, 333
  • Iron Working in India, 229
  • Ironclad “ Naniwa,” The Japanese, 470
  • Ironfounders, A New Cupola for, 430
  • Irruption of Krakatoa, The, 578
  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s Paddle
  • Steamer “Mona’sQueen,” The, 448, 495, 544
  • Italian Railway System, The, 115
  • Japanese Ironclad, “Naniwa,” The, 470
  • Joicey’s Tandem Compound Engine at the Works
  • of the Union Cement Company, Wallsend-on- Tyne, 189
  • Jones’ Dynamo and Otto Gas Engine, 334
  • Jury Rudder fitted to the s.s. “ Gloucester,” 143
  • Kaiser’s Counter, 189
  • Kapp Dynamo and Allen Engine, 521
  • “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” The Paddle Steamer, 222, 271
  • Kendall and Gent’s Boiler Drilling Machine, 619
  • Kolomna Works, The, 555 Krakatoa, The Irruption of, 578
  • Kynoch Revolver, The, 56
  • Laboratory Text-Books, Physical, 183
  • Laboratory Use, Refrigeration for, 280
  • Laboratory, The Weston, 392
  • Ladlo, Foundry, Burrows’ Automatic Tilting, 213
  • Lamp, The Weston Incandescence, 518
  • Lamps, Glow, Hydrogen in, 625
  • Lamps, Glow, Low-Resistance, 355
  • Lamps, Glow, and Pitwork, 504
  • Land Torpedoes, 135
  • Langley’s Hydraulio Buffer Stop, 176
  • Lathe, Lang and Sons’ Screw-Cutting and Self-Acting Sliding Gap, 128
  • Lathe, Pipe-Cutting and Turning, 102
  • Lathe for Turning Chilled Rolls, 394
  • Launch Engines, Burrell and Sons’ Compound, 213
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 10, 80, 118, 142, 153, 188, 214, 227, 244, 282, 307, 322, 350, 499, 595, 615
  • Launching a Patrol Boat, 393
  • Lectures and Conferences at tho Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 534
  • Legislation, Electrical, in France, 182
  • Legislation, Private Bill, 51 Liede’s Steam Governor, 5
  • Lifts, Hydraulic, on the Mersey Railway, 486
  • Light, The Electric, in Church, 90
  • Light, The Electric, at the Paris Opera, 15
  • Light, Electric, at the Rochechouart Baths,39
  • Light, Electrio Station at Lucerne, 102
  • Light, The Electrio, on the Suez Canal, 623
  • Light, Electric, Tho Weston, 429
  • Light Obtained from Incandescent Filaments, The, 254
  • Lighthouse, A Deep Sea, 138
  • Lighthouse Illumination, 281
  • Lighthouses, The Electrio Light in, 254
  • Lighting Act Amendment Bill, The Electric, 277
  • Lighting Acts, The Electric, 472
  • Lighting Bills, The New Electric, 353, 597
  • Lighting Committee, The Electric, 555
  • Lighting, Electric, District, 41
  • Lighting, Electric, at Paddington, 502
  • Lighting, Electric, at Silvertown, 566
  • “ Lily,” The Engines of the Yacht, 82
  • Lining for Furnaces, Neutral, 491
  • Liquefied Air, The Separation of, 232 Liquid Carbonic Acid, 254
  • Liquid Fuel, 563, 6U9
  • Liverpool Exhibition, The, 471, 502, 677
  • Lloyd, The North German, 579
  • Locomotive for the Belgian State Railway, 152
  • Locomotive, Fairlie, for tho Royal State Railways of Saxony, 309
  • Locomotive, Passenger and Goods, for the Ulea¬borg Railway, 546
  • Locomotive, Passenger, on the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, 521
  • Locomotive, Tank; Western Railway of France, 83
  • Locomotive (Von Borries’ System) for the Hano¬verian State Railways, Compound Express, 434
  • Locomotive Works, The Clyde, 28, 49
  • Locomotive Works in Poland, New, 233
  • Locomotives for the Colonies, English v. Ameri¬can, 159, 280, 477
  • Locomotives, Crampton, 170
  • Locomotives, English and American Compared, 315
  • Log Chutes, 16
  • London and North-Western Railway, Collisions on the, 622
  • London, The Population of, 88
  • London University, 91
  • Long Distance Telephony, 628
  • Loom, Power, A Chapter in the Early History of the, 243
  • Low-Resistanco Glow Lamps, 355
  • Lubrication of Signal Wires, 604
  • Lucerne, Electric Light Station at, 102
  • Lysters’ Portable Combined Grain Elevator and Crane, 346
  • McCulloch and Sons’ Horizontal Engine with Proell Valve Gear, 244
  • Machine, Arthur’s Angle-Iron Bevelling, 283
  • Machine, Bevel Wheel Shaping and Dividing, Greenwood and Batley’s, 222 Machine, Canvas Testing, O'Connor’s, 198
  • Machine, Carey-Latham Concrete Making, 222
  • Machine, Edge and Butt Planing, Scriven and Co.’s, 592
  • Machine, Facing and Boring, Waller’s,505
  • Machine Gun Ammunition, 91
  • Machine, Kendall and Gent's Boiler Drilling, 019
  • Machine, Planing, Kushworth and Co.’s, 347
  • Machine, Quarrying and Stone-Dressing, Crump and Brereton’s, 154
  • Machine, Shearing, for Ciroular Plates, Taylor and Challen’s, 535
  • Machinery, Hauling, at the Terbonella Sulphur Mines, Italy, 50
  • Machinery, Hydraulic, for Cleaning Ships’ Bot¬toms, 010
  • Machinery, Refrigerating, 467, 605
  • Machines, Wimshurst’s Influence, 333, 495
  • Maclver, Charles, 42
  • Magnesia in Portland Cement, 602
  • Magnesium Torch, A, 625
  • Making a New Merv Oasis, 69
  • Manchester Guardian Office, Air-Compressing Engine at the, 173
  • Manchester Steam Users’ Association, 179
  • Mandrel, Noble’s Expanding, 509
  • Manganese Ore, New Sources of, 186
  • Manor Park Accident, The, 69
  • Manufacture of Hydrogen Gas, 209, 531
  • Manufacture of Tin Plates, 479
  • Maps, Photo-Relief, 68
  • Marine Engine Cranks and Shafts, 396, 443
  • Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding in 18S5, Clyde, 54, 79, 139
  • Marine Engines, The Friction of, 200
  • Marine Engines with only Two Piston Valves, On Triple and Quadruple Expansion, 335
  • Mason Regulator for Pumping Engines, 348
  • Masonry Dam, The Vyrnwy, 26
  • “ Meander,” The Cruise of the, 25, 75, 123, 169, 217, 263, 342,369, 441, 405, 515
  • Mechanical Effects of Rheostatic Discharge, 403
  • Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of :
  • Experiments on the Transmission of Power by Gearing, Made by Messrs Wm. Sellers and Co., 285, 303, 581
  • Notes on the Steam Stamp, by Frederick G. Cogging, 119, 130, 201
  • Mechanical Engineers, institution of : 160,466
  • Description of an Autographic Test-Recording Apparatus, by Mr. J. Hartley Wicksteed, 160, 178, 213
  • Description of a Hydraulic Buffer Stop for Railways, by Mr. Alfred A. Langley, 162, 176
  • Description of Tensile Tests of Iron and Steel Bars, by the late Mr. Peter D. Bennett, Member of Council, 155, 160
  • On the Distribution of the Wheel Load in Cycles, by Mr. J. Alfred Griffiths, 466
  • On the Raising of the Wrecked Steamship “ Peer of the Realm,” by Mr. Thomas 11. Wailes, 467, 496
  • On Refrigerating and Ice-Making Machinerj' and Appliances, by Mr. T. B. Lightfoot, 467, 605
  • Mechanical Power on Farms, 45
  • Mechanical Stability Indicator, A, 382, 394
  • Meeting of the Society of Engineers, 144
  • Merryweathers’ Floating Eire Engine, 590
  • Mersey Railway, The, 89, 485
  • Mersey Railway, Hjdraulic Lifts on the, 4S6
  • Metals, Fluids and Solid, On Certain Properties Common to, 521
  • Metals from Ores, The Extraction of, 603
  • Meteorite, The Story of a, 67
  • Meteorites, Indian, 91
  • Meteorological Society, Royal, 118, 174, 604
  • Meter, Power, Ashton's, 8
  • Metropolitan Railway, The Paris, 445
  • Metropolitan Sewage Discharge, 334
  • Metropolitan Water Supply, 18, 110, 233, 384
  • Mexico, Illumination at the City of, 456
  • Microscopic Examination of Iron and Steel, 505
  • Microscopical Structure of Steel, The, 491
  • Mild Steel for Shipbuilding, 405, 410
  • Military and Sporting Rifle, The Rees, 616
  • Military Telegraphy, The Telephone in, 552
  • Mill, Quartz, at the Disraeli Gold Mine, 222
  • Mill, Rolling, for Cruciform Sections, 104
  • Millwall Docks, High-Pressure Compound Pump¬ing Engines at the, 470
  • Mining Engineers, The American Institute of : 290, 610
  • Excursions, 319
  • Natural Gas Wells, The, 292
  • On Pittsburgh and Vicinity ; a Brief Record of Seven Years’ Progress, by Mr. William Shinn, 291
  • On Natural Gas, bj’ Mr. William Metcalfe, 291
  • On Peculiar Phenomenon in the Heating of
  • Open Hearth and Bessemer Steel, bj' Mr. William Garrett, 293
  • On the Geologj’ of the Pittsburgh Coal Region, by Professor J. P. Leslie, 293
  • On the Clapp-Griffith Process, bj’ Mr. J. P. Witherow, 317
  • On the Recent Failures of Steel Boiler Plates, bj' Mr. William Kent, 319
  • On the Heine Safety Boiler, bj' Mr. C. D. Meier, 319
  • On Mitis Castings from Wrought Iron or Steel, by Mr. Peter Ostberg, 360
  • Other Papers, 293, 319
  • Pittsburg Plate Glass Works, The, 291
  • Presidential Address : Ethics of Engineering Practice, 291
  • Stamp Mills and Chlorination Works, 611
  • Mining, Gold, in the Amoor Region, 255
  • Mining Prospects in Chili, 623
  • Miscellanea, 20, 35, 59,85, 109, 142, 157, 188, 203, 227, 257. 308, 335, 347, 373, 425, 460, 484, 498, 534, 558, 667, 591, 619 Modern Valve Gear, On Some, 61
  • “ Mohawk,” Tho Torpedo Cruiser, 153
  • “ Mona’s Queen,” The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s Paddle Steamer, 448, 495, 544
  • Monte Carlo, The Railway Accident at, 278, 354
  • Moon, The Heat of the, 38
  • Moore’s Hydraulic Pump, 120
  • Mortar, 68
  • Moscow Factories, Proposed Removal of, 254
  • Mountain Railway, A South American, 254
  • Multiple Screws, 417
  • Multiplex Telegraphy, Synchronous, 494
  • Musgrave and Sons v. Hick, Hargreaves, and Co., 103
  • Mutual Attraction at Minuto Distances, Sir William Thomson on, 232
  • “ Naniwa,” The Japanese Ironclad, 470
  • Natural Gas, 291 Natural Gas for Fuel, 41, 255
  • Natural Gas Wells, 292
  • Naval Architects, The Institution of : 381, 417
  • Brief Review of the Progress of Mild Steel and the Result of Eight Years’ Experience of its Use for Shipbuilding Purposes, &c., by Mr. Martell, 405, 410
  • On the Speed Trials of Recent War Ships, by Mr. W. H. White, 375, 381
  • On an Improved Mechanical Method of Finding the Stability of a Vessel, by Mr. J. H. Heck, 382, 394
  • On a Strain Indicator for Use at Sea, by Mr. E. Stromeyer, 382, 422
  • On Flexible Crank and Propeller Shafting in Lieu of Rigid Shafting for Marine Propul¬sion, by Mr. J. F. Hall, 396, 443
  • On the Present Aspect of Mild Steel for Ship¬building, by Mr. John Ward, 405
  • On the Use of Steel Castings in Lieu of Iron Forgings and Brass Castings, by Mr. E. C. Warren, 406, 473, 508
  • On Closed Stokeholds, by Mr. R. Sennett, 407, 448
  • On Forced Combustion in Furnaces of Steam Boilers, by Mr. James Howden, 407, 461, 610, 630
  • On Multiple Screws, by M. M. Marchal, 417
  • On the Determination of the Most Suitable
  • Dimensions for Screw Propellers, by Mr. R. E. Froude, 417
  • On Converting Existing Compound Engines into Triple-Expansion Engines, by Mr. H. A. B. Cole, 420
  • On a New System of Steering Gear, and Rudder Strains Recorded by it, by Mr. Arthur J. Maginnis, 435, 443
  • On Recent Measurements of the Turning Powers of Screw Ships, by Captain P. H. Colomb, R.N., 444
  • On the Strength of Bulkheads, by Mr. T. C. Read,445
  • Presidential Address, 381
  • Naval Architecture at the Edinburgh Exhibi¬tion, 575
  • Naval Policy, Russian, 281
  • Navigation, Aerial, 208
  • Navy, The, 301
  • Navy Estimates, The, 275, 597
  • Navy, The French, 185
  • Navy, The United States, 65
  • Neutral Lining for Furnaces, 491
  • New York and Brooklyn Bridge, Engines of, 104
  • New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, Passenger Locomotive on the, 524 New York City Water Works, The, 194
  • New York District Railway Company, The, 551
  • New York Obelisk, The Treatment of the, 184
  • New York, Philadelphia, and Norfolk Railroad Company’s Ferry Steamer “ Cape Charles,” 55
  • Niagara Falls, The Cantilever Bridge at, 225, 246, 325, 349
  • Nitric Acid, Fire Risks of, 409
  • Nitrogen in the Soil, 16
  • Noble’s Expanding Mandrel, 569
  • North German Lloyd, The, 579
  • Northumerland Coal in 1886, 38
  • Notes :
  • Accumulator Gauge, An, 383
  • Accumulator, A New, 356
  • Air Blast in Sorting Coal, The, 17
  • Alarms at Railway Crossings, 114
  • Alcohol, Electric Resistance of, 530
  • Alloy of Aluminium, A New, 625
  • Aluminium in Wrought-Iron Castings, 305
  • Ampèremeter, A New, 429
  • Armstrong Works in Russia, Proposed, 18
  • Artesian Wells in Central Asia, 409
  • Asbestos Discoveries in Siberia, 429
  • Australia, A Direct Wire to, 232
  • Austrian Torpedo Boat “Falke,” The, 41
  • Awards of the Health Exhibition, The, 138
  • Battery, A New Chloride of Silver, 578
  • Battery, De Lalande’s Primary, 605
  • Battery, A New Secondary, 555
  • Bessemerising of Copper Mattes, 186
  • B'ast Furnace Returns, 41
  • Blasting Operations on the Panama Canal, 383
  • Boiler Explosion at Accrington, 305
  • Breaking Up of Ice in Rivers, The, 185
  • Bronze Founding, Artistic, 115
  • Brush Company, The, 139
  • Bye-Products, 210
  • Cable, A New French Atlantic, 025
  • Canadian Railway System, The, 185
  • Canadian Trent Valley, The, 357 ,
  • Canal from the White Sea to the Baltic, 210
  • Carbon in Iron, Determination of, 602
  • Carbonic Acid, Liquid, 254
  • Changes in Iron Due to Magnetisation, 555
  • Channel Service, The, 91
  • China, Progress in, 282
  • Chinese Railways, 209
  • Clock, Electro-Mechanical, 305
  • Coal Experiment in the Pacific, 430
  • Coal Mining in Belgium, 210
  • Competition of Railway Couplings, The, 357
  • Conductivity of Resins, (01
  • Constant Cell, A New, 601
  • Copper Industry in the Caucasus, The, 185
  • Copper, The Passage of a Gas across, 138
  • Copper Statistics, Some, 233
  • Corrosion of Boilers, The, 555
  • Cupola for Ironfounders, A New, 430
  • Cyclones, The Origin of, 602
  • Damascening by Electrolysis, 555
  • Deep-Sea Lighthouse, A, 138
  • Defries’ Safety Lamp, 504
  • Diamond Fields, The, 209
  • Diatomite in Skye, 450
  • Dilatancy, 281
  • District Electric Lighting, 41
  • Diversion of the Oxus, The, 164
  • Drying the Air for Blast Furnaces, 356
  • Dynamo Testing, 408
  • Earth Currents on Ben Nevis, 138,185
  • Effluvograph, The, 383
  • Egyptian Petroleum, 579
  • Electric Current, Novel Method of Finding the Strength of an, 281
  • Electric Light in Church, The, 90
  • Electric Light in Lighthouses, The, 254
  • Electric Lighting Committee, The, 655
  • Electric Mountain Railway, An, 16
  • Electric Sounding Plates, 90
  • Electricity at “ Broomhill,’’ 164
  • Electro-Mechanical Clock, 305
  • Electrolytic Precipitation of Copper, 114
  • Electrolytic Refining of Copper, 163
  • Electrotyping Solution, A New, 555
  • Element, A New, 281
  • Engine Contracts for the Admiralty, 255
  • Engineering at Cambridge, 281
  • English Coal on the Volga, 480
  • English Enterprise and Burmese Petroleum, 186
  • Ericsson’s Submarine Gun, 164
  • Eruption of Etna, The, 625
  • Eucalyptus Fluid for Cleaning Boilers, 209
  • Evelyn’s Bubble Clinometer, 91
  • Example of Track Laying, An, 505
  • Explosion on Board the “ Collingwood,” 456
  • Figaro's Tribute to Mr. Crookes, The, 625
  • Fire Risks of Nitric Acid, 409
  • Fireman’s Exhibition, The, 457
  • Fireproof Plaster, A New, 10
  • Fossil Trunk, A, 578
  • French Atlantic Cable, A New, 625
  • French Navy, The, 185
  • Frozen Water Supply, A, 356
  • Fusion Point of Paraffin, Determining the, 408
  • Fuze, A New Electric, 601
  • Gas and Petroleum in Belgium, 138
  • Gay-Lussac Observatory, The, 409
  • Geology of Central Tunisia, The, 025
  • Geology of Eastern Tonquin, The, 456
  • German-Built Torpedo Boats, 68
  • German Opinion of Scotch Pig Iron, 305
  • German Shipping Enterprise, 185
  • German Steam Navigation, 357
  • Glow Lamps and Pitwork, 504
  • Gold Mining in the Amoor Region, 255
  • Handicraft Competition at Hawick, 333
  • Heat from Incandescent Lamps, The, 164
  • Heating Power of Gas, The, 430
  • Heliograph, A Pocket, 578
  • Hollow Shafts in Cotton Pickers, 254
  • Holloway Sanatorium, The, 625
  • Hudson Bay Railway, The Proposed, 282
  • Hydraulic Gold Mining, 68
  • Hydraulic Salt Mining, 255
  • Hydrogen Gas, Manufacture of, 209, 531
  • Hydrogen in Glow Lamps, 625
  • Ice Crop of the Hudson River, The, 383
  • Illuminating Water by Electricity, 504
  • Illumination at the City of Mexico, 456
  • Increase of Duty in Russia on Foreign Coal, Proposed, 625
  • Indian Meteorites, 91
  • Iron Conference at St. Petersburg, 41
  • Iron Enterprise in South Russia, New, 555
  • Iron Trade in Russia, The, 333
  • Irruption of Krakatoa, 578
  • Italian Railway System, The, 115
  • Kolomna Works, The, 555
  • Lecture on Liquid Fuel, Colonel Stewart’s, 626
  • Light from Incandescent Filaments, The, 254
  • Lighthouse Illumination, 281
  • Liquefied Air, The Separation of, 232
  • Locomotive Works in Poland, New, 233 Log Chutes, 16
  • London University, 91 Lubrication of Signal Wires, 504
  • Maclver, Charles, 42 Machine Gun Ammunition, 91
  • Magnesia in Portland Cement, 602
  • Magnesium Torch, A, 625
  • Manganese Ore, New Sources of, 186
  • Manor Park Accident, The, 69
  • Metropolitan Sewage Discharge, 334
  • Microscopic Examination of Iron and Steel, 505
  • Mortar, 68
  • Moscow Factories, Proposed Removal of, 254
  • Mutual Attraction at Minute Distances, 232
  • Natural Gas for Fuel, 41, 255
  • Nitrogen in the Soil, 16
  • North German Lloyd, The, 579
  • Oasis, Merv, Making a New, 69
  • Ordnance Department, The, 805
  • Otto’s Patents, Dr., 164
  • Paraffin Photometer, A, 530
  • Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 114
  • Perspectograph, The, 504
  • Petroleum Exhibition in Russia, 457
  • Petroleum Resources of Apsheron, The, 41
  • Petroleum at Suez, 333
  • Petroleum, Tank Delivery of, 282
  • Phonophore, The, 480
  • Photo-Relief Maps, 68
  • Photography of the Spectra of Stars, 678
  • Pig Iron and Bessemer Steel in 1885, 357
  • Pig Iron, Proposed Restriction on tho Import of, into Russia, 185
  • Pipe Contracts for the Thirlmere Water Scheme, 69
  • Pipe Line to Batoum, The, 430
  • Platinum and Fluor, 356
  • Postal Telegraph in the United States, 91
  • Preece, Mr., on Domestic Electric Lighting, 334
  • Preservation of Timber, The, 233
  • Preservation of Torpedo Boats, The, 40
  • Protection of Vineyards from Frost, Applica¬tion of Electricity to the, 281
  • Radiation from Snow, On, 232
  • Radiophones, New, 530
  • Railway Enterprise in Persia, American, 602
  • Railway Relief Works in Russia, 233
  • Railway in Saghalien, A, 578
  • Railway from Syria to the Persian Gulf, A, 429
  • Railway Tunnels in Russia, 602
  • Reckenzaun Electric Motor, The, 457
  • Reclamation of American Swamps, 531
  • Recuperative Gas Lamp, A, 91
  • Refrigeration for Laboratory Use, 280
  • Rewards for Inventions, 356
  • Rheostatic Discharge, Mechanical Effects of the, 408
  • Richardson-Nevile Electric Governor, The, 333
  • Rolling Mill in America, The First, 210
  • Round Forgings, A New Process of, 625
  • Royal Albert Dock, The, 430
  • Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, The, 480
  • Royal Society Soirée, The, 481
  • Russia and the Cockerill Scheme, 18
  • Russian Iron Conferences and British Trade, 115
  • Russian Naval Policy, 281
  • Russian Port in the Caspian. New, 481
  • Russian Prizes for Torpedo Defence, 210
  • Russian Railway Construction for 1886,91
  • Russian Shipping Enterprise, 305
  • Saccharin, 504 Safe Rifle Ranges, 281
  • Safety Cartridge for Coal Mines, A New, 481
  • Sampling of Pig Iron, The, 602
  • Sea Canal to St. Petersburg, The, 383
  • Signalling Sketches, 304
  • Sims Torpedo, The, 139
  • Soaking Pits for Tyres, 138
  • Soirée at University College, 186
  • Sounder, The Economic, 531
  • South American Mountain Railway, A, 254
  • Spanish Trade, Our, 334
  • Spectra of Erbia, The, 304
  • Spectroscope for Furnaces, A, 164
  • Star Magnitudes, Determining, 209
  • Star in Orion, The New, 232
  • Steam Pump for Liquid Lead, A, 18
  • Steel and Iron Making in Belgium, 457
  • Structures on Compressible Foundations, 555
  • Sub-Aqueous Photography, 17
  • Submarine Rocks, 505
  • Superiority of American Goods, 383
  • Suram Tuimel, The, 281, 456
  • “Surprise” and “ Dolphin,” The, 68
  • Tank Steamers on the Tyne, 579
  • Tansa Waterworks, 356
  • Telemicrophone, A, 138
  • Telephone Interests in the United States, 185
  • Telephonic Currents, 17
  • Testing the Efficiency of Dynamos, 2S1
  • Testing Water-Tight Compartments, 480
  • Thermometers for White Heat, 504
  • Thermopile and Galvanometer, A Combined, 531
  • Tin Scrap, 625
  • Torpedo Experiments, French, 266
  • Touch Sounder, The, 504
  • Trade Outlet in the Black Sea, Proposed, 357
  • Trial of Armour-Plating, Important, 139, 209
  • Velocity of Earth Tremors, The, 254
  • Water Supply of Nottingham, 115
  • Water Supply of Philadelphia, The, 356
  • Weather Forecasts and Circular Storms, 185
  • Weston Electric Light, The, 429
  • Western Union Telegraph Company, 115
  • Wigham Burner, The, 163
  • Wimshnrst Machine, A New, 338
  • Wood Trade of 1885, The, 91
  • Wood Turbine Water Wheels, 578
  • Worthington Pumping Engines, 139
  • Yacht’s Gun, A, 68
  • Notes from Cleveland, 11, 34, 59, 81, 108, 129, 156, 187, 199, 223, 245, 269, 294 , 323, 351, 377, 410, 433, 451, 475, 498, 525, 545, 580, 594, 628
  • Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 22, 63, 212, 236,43S, 512, 580, 595
  • Notes from the North, 11, 33, 58, 81, 108, 129, 156, 187, 198, 236, 245, 269, 295, 322, 351, 377, 409, 433, 451, 475, 498, 525, 545, 580, 594, 628
  • Notes from the South-West, 22, 33, 58, 80, 107, 128, 156, 190, 199, 222, 244, 268, 294, 323, 350, 410, 433, 450, 474, 497, 525, 544, 579, 594,628
  • Notes from South Yorkshire, 11, 34, 72, 81, 108, 128, 156, 187, 199, 223, 245, 269, 295, 323, 350, 421, 451, 475, 498, 525, 545, 579. 594, 628
  • Notes on the Steam Stamp, 119, 130, 201
  • Notes from the United States, 21, 45, 55, 96, 116, 141, 153, 190, 213, 233, 258, 283, 309, 822, 362, 384, 409, 434, 447, 485, 505, 531, 656, 671, 605, 619
  • Nottingham, Water Supply of, 115
  • Oasis, Merv, Making a New, 69
  • Obelisk, The New York, Treatment of the, 184

Obituary :

  • Observatory, The Gay-Lussac, 409
  • O'Connor’s Canvas-Testing Machine, 198
  • Office, The Patent, 37, 87, 135, 205
  • Opera, Paris, Electric Light at the, 15
  • Ordnance Department, The, 805
  • Ore, Manganese, New Sources of, 186
  • Ores, The Extraction of Metals from, 603
  • Origin of Cyclones, The, 602
  • Orion, The New Star in, 232
  • Otto Gas Engine and Jones’ Dynamo, 331
  • Otto’s Patents, Dr., 164
  • Our Guns, 621
  • Oxus, The Diversion of the, 161
  • Pacific, Coal Experiments in the, 430
  • Paddington, Electric Lighting at, 502
  • Paddle Steamer “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” The, 222 271
  • Paddle” Steamer “ Mona’s Queen," The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s, 448, 495, 644
  • Panama Canal, Blasting Operations on the, 383
  • Panama Canal Project, The, 331
  • Paraffin, Determining the Fusion Point of, 408
  • Paraffin Photometer, A, 530
  • Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 114
  • Paris Metropolitan Railway, The, 445
  • Paris Opera, The Electric Light at the, 15
  • Parkinson’s Parallel Vice, 83
  • Passage of Copper across a Gas, The, 138
  • Passenger and Goods Locomotive for the Ulcaborg Railway, 546 n ,
  • Passenger Locomotive on the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, 624
  • Patent Actions, Disclaimer in, 332
  • Patent Office, The, 37, 87, 135, 205
  • Patent Record, The, 23, 47, 73, 97, 121, 145, 167, 191, 215, 237, 261, 287 , 313, 839, 365, 389, 413, 489, 463, 487, 613, 637, 559, 583, 607,629
  • Patent System of the United States, 1, 90,100
  • Patents, Dr. Otto’s, 164
  • Patente, Glow Lamp, 527
  • Patrol Boat, Launching a, 393
  • Payment of InterestOut of Capital, 427
  • Pearce’s Friction Still, 32
  • Pearsall’s Hydraulic Rain, 345
  • Peer of the Realm," Raising the, 490
  • Persia, American Railway Enterprise in, 602
  • Perspectograph, The, 504
  • Petroleum, Burmese, and English Enterprise, 186
  • Petroleum, Egyptian, 579 Petroleum Engine, Spiel’s, 128
  • Petroleum Exhibition in Russia, 457
  • Petroleum Industries of Europe, The, 99, 149, 193, 239, 289, 341
  • Petroleum Resources of Apsheron, The, 41
  • Petroleum at Suez, 333
  • Petroleum, Tank Delivery of, 282
  • Philadelphia, The Water Supply of, 356
  • Phonophore, The, 480
  • Photography of the Spectra of Stare, 578
  • Photography, Sub-Aqueous, 17
  • Photometer, A Paraffin, 530
  • Photo-Relief Maps, 68
  • Physical Laboratory Text-Books, 183
  • Physical Society, The, 118, 190, 226,309, 362, 437, 486, 567, 626
  • Pig Iron and Bessemer Steel in 1835, 357
  • Pig Iron, Proposed Restriction on the Import of, into Russia, 185
  • Pig Iron, The Sampling of, 602
  • Pig Iron, Scotch, German Opinion of, 305
  • Pig Iron Trade, The Scotch, in 1885, 19
  • Pinchbeck’s Rotary Engine, 21
  • Pipe Contracts for Thirlmere Water Scheme, 69
  • Pipe-Cutting and Turning Lathe, 102
  • Pipe Line to Batoum, The, 430
  • Pipes, Wrought-Iron, 491
  • Pittsburg Coal Region, The Geology of the, 293
  • Pittsburg Plate Glass Works, The, 291
  • Pittsburg, The Progress of, 291
  • Planing Machine, Edge and Butt, Scriven and Co.’s, 592
  • Planing Machine, Rushworth and Co.’s, 347
  • Plaster, Fireproof, A New, 16
  • Plate Glass Works, The Pittsburg, 291
  • Platinum and Fluor, 356
  • Pocket Heliograph, A, 578
  • Poland, New Locomotive Works in, 233
  • Poole and Maclver’s Telephonic Call Apparatus, 549
  • Population of London, The, 88
  • Port in the Caspian, New Russian, 481
  • Portable Combined Grain Elevator and Crane, Lysters’, 346
  • Portland Cement, Magnesia in, 602
  • Postal Telegraph in the United States, Proposed, 91
  • Power Loom, A Chapter in the Early History of the, 243
  • Power, Mechanical, on Farms, 45
  • Power Meter, Ashton's, 8
  • Power, The Transmission of, by Gearing, 285,303, 581
  • Precipitation of Copper, Electrolytic, 114
  • Preece, Mr., on Domestic Electric Lighting, 334
  • Preservation of Timber, The, 233
  • Preservation of Torpedo Boats, The, 40
  • Press, 4000-Ton Hydraulic Forging, 393
  • Prismatic Gunpowder, Taylor and Challen’s Press for the Manufacture of, 446
  • Private Bill Legislation, 51
  • Process, The Clapp-Griffith, 317 Producers, Gas, 84
  • Products of the Blast Furnace, Accessory, 489
  • Proell Valve Gear, McCulloch and Sons* Hori¬zontal Engine with, 244
  • Professor Hughes on Self-Induction, 103, 574
  • Progress in China, 282
  • Progress of Pittsburg, The, 291
  • Properties Common to Fluids and Solid Metals, On Certain, 521
  • Protection of Vineyards from Frost, Application of Electricity to the, 281
  • Provisional Protection ; An Alternative, 113
  • Pulleys, Smith’s Convertible, 485
  • Pump, The Deane Differential Plunger Sinking, 569
  • Pump, Hydraulic, Moore’s, 120
  • Pump, A Steam, for Liquid Lead, 18
  • Pumping Engines at Allegheny, Pa., U.S.A., Reynolds’, 33, 95
  • Pumping Engines, High-Pressure Compound, a the Mill wall Docks, 470
  • Pumping Engines, Steam, The Mason Regulator for, 348
  • Pumping Engines, Worthington, 139
  • Pumps and Blowers, Rotary, Thwaites’s, 872
  • Pumps, Hydraulic, Rose, Downs, and Thomp¬son’s, 78
  • Pumps, Steam, Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co.’s, 372
  • Purification, Water, 359
  • Pyrometer, Frew’s, 45
  • Quadrant Engine, Tangyes' Two-Cylinder, 692
  • Quadruplo Expansion “ Disconnective” Engines of the Steam Yacht “ Rionnag-na-Mara,” 361
  • Quarrying and Stone-Dressing Machine, Crump and Brercton’s, 164
  • Radiation from Snow, On, 232
  • Radiophones, New, 530
  • Railroad, The New York Central and Hudson River, Passenger Locomotive on the, 521
  • Rails, Steel, on the Continent, 601
  • Rails, Steel, The Endurance of, 491, 512
  • Railway Accident at Monte Carlo, The, 278
  • Railway Accident, The Monte Carlo, Sequel to, 354
  • Railway, The Belgian State, Locomotive for, 152
  • Railway Brakes, 454
  • Railway Company, The New York District, 551
  • Railway Construction for 1886, Russian, 91
  • Railway Coupling, Heinke’s, 496
  • Railway Couplings, The Competition of, 357
  • Railway Crossings, Alarms at, 114
  • Railway Enterprise in Persia, American, 602
  • Railway, Forth Bridge; Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R.E., 31, 484
  • Railway, London and North-Western, Collisions on the, 622
  • Railway, The Mersey, 89, 485
  • Railway, Mersey, Hydraulic Lifts on the, 486
  • Railway, Mountain, An Electric, 16
  • Railway, The Paris Metropolitan, 445
  • Railway, The Proposed Hudson Bay, 282
  • Railway Rates and their Effects on Trade 329, 379
  • Railway Relief Works in Russia, 233
  • Railway in Saghalien, A, 578
  • Railway Sleepers in Germany, Iron and Steel, 206
  • Railway from Syria to the Persian Gulf, A, 429
  • Railway System, The Canadian, 185
  • Railway System, The Italian, 116
  • Railway Tunnels in Russia, 602
  • Railway, The Uleaborg, Passenger and Goods Locomotive for, 540
  • Railway, The Western of Franco, Tank Passenger Locomotive for tho, 83
  • Railways, Chinese, 209
  • Railways, Economical, 310
  • Railways, English and American, 415,540
  • Railways, English and Foreign, Compared, 453
  • Railways, The Hanoverian State, Compound Express Locomotive (Von Borries’ System) for, 434
  • Railways of Saxony, the Royal State, Fairlie Locomotive for the, 309
  • Raising Wrecked Steamships, 407, 496
  • Ram, The Hydraulic, 345
  • Ransome, Mr. Robert Charles, 258
  • Rockenzaun Electric Motor, The, 457
  • Reclamation of American Swamps, 631
  • Record, The Patent, 23, 47, 73, 97, 121, 145, 107, 191, 215, 237, 261, 287, 313, 339, 305, 389, 413, 439, 403, 487, 518, 537, 559, 583, 007, 629
  • Recordon's Electro-Magnets, 6
  • Recuperative Gas Lamp, A, 91
  • Rees's Disengaging Hook, 348
  • Rees Rifle, Tho, 616
  • Refrigerating Machinery, 467, 605
  • Refrigeration for Laboratory Use, 280
  • Regulator for Steam Pumping Engines, The Mason, 348
  • Removal of Moscow Factories South, Proposed, 254
  • Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Mu-indin, R.E., on the Forth Bridge Railway, 31, 484
  • Report of Mr. E. B. Marten on the Boiler Explo¬sions in 1885, 297
  • Resins, Conductivity of, 601
  • Restriction on the Import of Pig Iron into Russia, Proposed, 185
  • Returns, Blast Furnace, 41
  • Revolver, The Kynooh, 50
  • Rewards for Inventions, 356
  • Reynolds’ Pumping Engines at Allegheny, Pa., U.S.A., 33, 95
  • Rheostatic Discharge, Mechanical Effects of the, 403
  • Richardson-Nevile Electric Governor, The, 333
  • Rifle Ranges, Safe, 281 Rifle, The Rees, 616
  • “Rifleman,” Boiler Explosion on the, at Cardiff, 277, 294
  • “ Rionnag-na-Mara,” Quadruple Expansion " Dis¬connective" Engines of the Steam Yacht, 361
  • River Seine, The, 179
  • Rochechouart Baths, Paris, Tho Electric Light at the, 39
  • Rocks, Submarine, 505
  • Rolling Mill in America, The First, 210
  • Rolling Mill for Cruciform Sections, 104
  • Rolls, Chilled, Lathe for Turning, 394
  • Rose Chuck, Budd's, 614
  • Rose, Downs, and Thompson’sIljdraulioPumps, 78
  • Rotary Blowers and Pumps, Thwaites’s, 372
  • Rotary Engine, Pinchbeck’s, 21
  • Round Forging, A New Process of, 025
  • Royal Albert Dock, The, 430
  • Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, The, 480
  • Royal Meteorological Society, 118, 174, 604
  • “ Royal Prince,” s s., Boilers and Engines of the, 590, 015
  • Royal Society Soirée, The, 481
  • Royalties in the Coal Trade, 303
  • Rudder, Jury, fitted to the s.s. “ Gloucester,” 143
  • Rushworth and Co.’s Planing Machine, 347
  • Russia and the Cockerill Scheme, 18
  • Russia, The Iron Trade in, 333
  • Russia, Proposed Armstrong Works in, 18
  • Russia, Railway Relief Works in, 233
  • Russia, South, New Iron Enterprise in, 556
  • Russian Iron Conferoncos and British Trade, 115
  • Russian Naval Policy, 281 Russian Port in the Caspian, New, 481
  • Russian Prizes for Torpedo Defence, 210
  • Russian Railway Construction for 1886, 91
  • Russian Shipping Enterprise, 305
  • Saccharin, 504
  • Safe Rifle Ranges, 281
  • Safety Boiler, The Heine, 319
  • Safety Cartridge for Coal Mines, A New, 481
  • Safety Lamp, Defries’, 504
  • Saghalien, A Railway in, 578
  • St. Andrew’s Dock, Hull, Ice Plant at, 535
  • St. Petersburg, Iron Conference at, 41
  • Salt Mining, Hydraulic, 255
  • Sampling of Pig Iron, The, 602
  • Sanatorium, The Holloway, 625
  • Scotch Fishery Board, The, 552
  • Scotch Pig Iron Trade in 1885, The, 19
  • Scrap, Tin, 625
  • Screw Cutting and Self-Acting Sliding Gap Lathe, Lang and Sons’, 128
  • Screws, The Dimensions of, 417
  • Screws, Multiple, 417
  • Scriven and Co.’s Edge and Butt Planing Ma- chine C)92
  • Sea Canal to St. Petersburg, The, 383
  • Secondary Battery, A New, 555
  • Seine, The River, 179
  • Self-Induction, Electric, 136
  • Self-Induction, Professor Hughes on, 4C3, 574
  • Separation of Liquefied Air, The, 232
  • Sequel to the Monte Carlo Railway Accident, 354
  • Sewage Discharge, Metropolitan, 334
  • Sewage Process, A New, 438
  • Shafts and Cranks, Marine Engine, 396, 443
  • Shaping and Dividing Machine, Bevel Wheel, Greenwood and Batley’s, 222
  • Shearing Machine for Circular Plates, Taylor and Challen’s, 535
  • Shipbuilding, British, The Future of, 251
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in 1885, Clyde, 54, 79, 139
  • Shipbuilding, Mild Steel for, 405, 410
  • Shipping Enterprise, German, 185
  • Shipping Enterprise, Russian, 305
  • Ships’ Bottoms, Hydraulic Machinery for Clean¬ing, 610
  • Ships, Turning Power of, 444
  • Siberia, Asbestos Discoveries in, 429
  • Signal Wires, Lubrication of, 504
  • Signalling Sketches, 304
  • Silvertown, Electric Lighting at, 660
  • Silvertown India-Rubber, Gutta-Percha, and Telegraph Works, The, 586, 612
  • Sims Torpedo, The, 139
  • Sinking Pump, The Doane Differential Plunger, 669
  • Sketches, Signalling, 304
  • Skye, Diatomite in, 456
  • Sleepers, Railway, in Germany, Iron and Steel, 206
  • Slide Valves, Balanced, 359
  • Smith-Casson's Gas Producer and Furnace, 371
  • Smith’s Convertible Pulleys, 485
  • Snow, On Radiation from, 232
  • Soaking Pits for Tyres, 138
  • Society of Engineers, Meeting of the, 144
  • Society, The Physical, 118, 190, 226, 309, 362, 437, 486, 567, 626
  • Society of Telegraph Engineers, The, 184, 230, 279, 380
  • Soil, Nitrogen in the, 16
  • Soirée, Tho Royal Society, 481
  • Soirée at University College, 186
  • Solution, A New Electrotyping, 555
  • Sorting Coal, The Air Blast in, 17
  • Sounder, The Economic, 531
  • Sounder, The Touch, 504
  • Sounding Plates, Electric, 90
  • South African Diamond Fields, Tho, 391, 409, 629, 544, 585
  • South American Mountain Railway, A, 254
  • South-West, Notes from the, 22, 33, 58, 80, 107,
  • 128,156, 190, 199, 222, 244, 268, 294, 323, 350, 370, 410, 433, 450, 474, 497, 525, 544, 579, 594
  • South Yorkshire, Notes from, 11, 34, 72, 81,108, 128, 156, 187, 199, 223, 245, 269, 295, 323, 350, 377, 421, 451, 475, 498, 525, 545, 679, 694, 628
  • Spanish Trade, Our, 334
  • Spectra of Erbia, The, 304
  • Spectra of Stars, Photography of the, 578
  • Spectroscope for Furnaces, A, 164
  • Speed Trials of Recent War Ships, On the, 375, 381
  • Sporting and Military Rifle, The Rees, CIO Spezia, The Armour Plate Trials at, 495 Spiel's Petroleum Engine, 128
  • Stability of Ships, 394
  • Stamp Mills and Chlorination Works, 611
  • Stannington Boiler Explosion, The, 14,112
  • Star Magnitudes, Determining, 209
  • Star in Orion, The New, 232
  • Station, Electric Light, at Lucerne, 102
  • Statistics, Some Copper, 233
  • Steam on Canals, 119, 143
  • Steam Coaling Crane at Troon Harbour, Thirty- Ton, Craig’s, 321
  • Steam Fishing Boats, 103
  • Steam Governor, Liede’s, 5
  • Steam Navigation, German, 357
  • Steam Pump for Liquid Lead, A, 18
  • Steam Pumps, Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co.’s, 372
  • Steam Stamp, Notes on the, 119,130, 201
  • Steam Syren, Steven and Struther’s, 70
  • Steam Users’ Association, Manchester, 179
  • Steam Users’ Company and Boiler Insurance, The Yorkshire, 141
  • Steam Yacht “ Lily,” Engines of the, 82
  • Steam Yacht “ Rionnag-na-Mara,” Quadruple Expansion “ Disconnective ” Engines of the, 361
  • Steamer, Ferry, “Cape Charles,” 65
  • Steamer “ Kathleen Mavourneen,” The Paddle, 222,271
  • Steamer “ Mona’s Queen,” Paddle, The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s, 448, 495, 544
  • Steamers, Tank, on tho Tyne, 579
  • Steamship “ Enflold,” Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 8
  • Steamship “ Gloucester,” Jury Rudder fitted to tho, 143
  • Steamship “ Royal Prince,” Engines and Boilers of tho, 590
  • Steamships, Raising Wrecked, 407, 496 Steel, Blow-Holes in, 490 Steel Boiler Plates, 319 Steel Castings, 406, 473, 508 Steel Heating, ‘293
  • Steel and Iron, The Effects of Blue Heat on, 106
  • Steeland Iron Making in Belgium, 457
  • Steel and Iron, Testing, 155, 160
  • Steel and Iron Trade, The American, 573
  • Steel, The Microscopical Structure of, 491
  • Steel Rails on the Continent, 501
  • Steel Rails, The Endurance of, 491, 512
  • Steel for Shipbuilding, Mild, 405, 410
  • Steel Wire of High Tenacity, 489
  • Steel Works, Coats, Coatbridge, 457
  • Steering Gear, 435, 443
  • Stepney Boiler Explosion, The, 598
  • Stereoscope, On a New Form of, 485
  • Steven and Struther’s Steam Syren, 79
  • Still, Friction, Pearce’s, 32
  • Stone-Dressing and Quarrying Machine, Crump
  • and Brereton’s, 154 Story of a Meteorite, The, 67 Strain Indicator for Use at Sea, A, 382, 422 Strength of an Electric Current, Novel Method
  • of Finding the, 281 Structures on Compressible Foundations, 555 Sub-Aqueous Photography, 17
  • Submarine Gun, Ericsson's, 164
  • Submarine Rocks, 505
  • Suez Canal, The Electric Light on the, 623
  • Suez, Petroleum at, 333
  • Superiority of American Goods, 383, 627
  • Suram Tunnel, The, 281, 456
  • “ Surprise ” and “ Dolphin,” The, 68
  • Switchboard Fittings, Woodhouse and Rawson’s,
  • 127
  • Sydney Tramways, The, 66
  • Synchronous Multiplex Telegraphy, 494
  • Syren, Steam, Steven and Struther’s, 79
  • Syria to the Persian Gulf, A Railway from, 429
  • Tandem Compound Engine at the Works of the
  • Union Cement Company, Wallsend-on-Tyne,
  • 189
  • Tangyes’ Two-Cylinder Quadrant Engine, 592
  • Tank Delivery of Petroleum, 282
  • Tank, Passenger, Locomotive ; Western Railway
  • of France, 83
  • Tank Steamers on the Tyne, 579
  • Tansa Water Works, 356
  • Taylor and Challen’s Shearing Machine for Cir¬cular Plates, 535
  • Taylor and Challen’s Press for the Manufacture of Prismatic Gunpowder, 446
  • Telegraph Company, Western Union, 115
  • Telegraph Engineers in India, The, 67
  • Telegraph Engineers, The Society of, 184, 230, 279, 380
  • Telegraph, India-Rubber, and Gutta-Percha Works, The Silvertown, 586, 612
  • Telegraph, Postal, in the United States, Pro¬posed, 91
  • Telegraphy, Synchronous Multiplex, 494
  • Teleinicrophone, A, 138 Telephone Companies, 141
  • Telephone Interests in the United States, 185
  • Telephone in Military Telegraphy, The, 552
  • Telephone, Professor Thompson's, 303
  • Telephonic Call Apparatus, Poole and Maclver’s, 549
  • Telephonic Currents, 17
  • Telephony, Long Distance, 528
  • Terbonelia Sulphur Mines, Italy, Hauling Machi¬nery at the, 56
  • Testing, Dynamo, 408
  • Testing the Efficiency of Dynamos, 281
  • Testing Iron and Steel, 155, 160
  • Testing Water-Tight Compartments, 480
  • Tests and Test-Recording Apparatus, 160, 178, 213
  • Text-Books, Physical Laboratory, 183
  • Thermometers for White Heat, 504
  • Thermopile and Galvanometer, A Combined, 531
  • Thirlmere Water Scheme, Pipe Contracts for the, 69
  • Thompson’s Telephone, Professor, 303
  • Thomson, Sir William, on Mutual Attraction at Minute Distances, 232
  • Thwaite Twin Gas Producer, The, 82
  • Thwaites’s Air Compressor with Holt’s Valves, 32
  • Thwaites’s Rotary Blowers and Pumps, 372
  • Tilbury Deep-Water Docks, The, 401
  • Timber, The Preservation of, 233
  • Tin Scrap, 625
  • Tin Plates, Manufacture of, 479
  • Torch, A Magnesium, 625
  • Torpedo Boat “ Falke,” The Austrian, 41, 328
  • Torpedo Boat, A Fast, 14
  • Torpedo Boats, German-Built, 68
  • Torpedo Boats, The Preservation of, 40
  • Torpedo Cruiser “ Mohawk,” The, 153
  • Torpedo Defence, Russian Prizes for, 210
  • Torpedo Experiments, French, 256
  • Torpedo, The Sims, 139
  • Torpedoes, Land, 135
  • Touch Sounder, The, 504
  • Tower Bridge, The, 622
  • Track Laying, An Example of, 603
  • Trade, The American Iron and Steel, 673
  • Trade Outlet in the Black Sea, Proposed New, 357
  • Trade, Railway Rates and their Effects on, 329, 379
  • Trade, The Scotch Pig Iron, in 1885, 10
  • Trade, Our Spanish, 334
  • Trade, The Wood, of 1885, 91
  • Tramway Working and Development, 13
  • Tramways, Cable, 501, 588
  • Tramways, The Sydney, 06
  • Transmission of Power by Gearing, The, 2£5, 363, 681
  • Treatment of tho New York Obelisk, The, 184
  • Trent Valley, The Canadian, 357
  • Trial of Armour-Plating, Important, 139, 209
  • Trial Trips and Launches, 10, 80, 118, 142, 153, 188, 214, 227,244,282, 307, 322,350, 499, 595, 615
  • Trials, Thc'Armour-Platc, at Spezia, 495
  • Trials, Speed, of Recent Warships, On the, 376, 381
  • Triple-Expansion Engines, 420
  • Triple-Expansion Engines of tho s.s. “ Enfield,” 8
  • Triple and Quadruple Expansion Marine Engines with only Two Piston Valves, On, 335
  • Troon Harbour, Craig’s Thirty-Ton Steam Coal¬ing Crane at, 321
  • Trotter’s Wire Gauge, 283
  • Trunk, A Fossil, 578
  • Tunisia, Central, The Geology of, 625
  • Tunnel, The Suram, 281, 456
  • Tunnels, Railway, in Russia, 602
  • Turbine Water Wheels, Wood, 578
  • Turning and Pipe-Cutting Lathe, 102
  • Turning Power of Ships, 44 4
  • Turrets, Experiments against Armoured, at Bucharest, 265
  • Twin Gas Producer, The Thwaite, 82
  • Twin-Screw Hopper Dredger for Auckland, New Zealand, 671
  • Type of Warship, A New, 307
  • Tyres, Soaking Pits for, 138
  • Ulcaborg Railway, Passenger and Goods Locomo¬tive for the, 546
  • United States, Automatio Brakes in the, 303
  • United States Navy, The, 65
  • United States, Notes from the, 21, 45, 55, 06,116, 141, 153, 190, 213, 233, 258, 283, 309, 322, 362, 384, 409, 434, 447, 485, 505, 531, 556, 571, 605, 019
  • United States, The Patent System of the, 1,90,100
  • United States, Telephone Interests in the, 185
  • University College, Soirée at, 186
  • University, London, 91
  • Upward Gas Battery, Tho, 598
  • Vacuum Brakes, 207
  • Valve Gear, On Some Modern, 61
  • Ve’ocity of Earth Tremors, The, 254
  • Vice, Parallel, Parkinson’s, 83
  • Vineyards, Protection of, from Frost, Applica¬tion of Electricity to the, 281
  • Vyrnwy Masonry Dam, The, 26
  • Waller and Co.’s Boring and Facing Machine, 505
  • Walton-le-Dale, Water Supply of, 31
  • Warship, A New Type of, 307
  • Warships, The Engines for the New, 140
  • Warships, On tho Speed Trials of Recent, 375, 381
  • Water Gas, 57, 111, 353
  • Water, Illuminating, by Electricity, 504
  • Water Purification, 359
  • Water Supply, A Frozen, 350
  • Water Supply, The Metropolitan, 18, 116, 233,
  • 384
  • Water Supply of Nottingham, 115
  • Water Supply of Philadelphia, The, 356
  • Water Supply of Walton-le-Dale, 31
  • Water-Tight Compartments, Testing, 480
  • Water Works, The Calcutta, 436
  • Water Works, The New York City, 194
  • Waterworks, Tansa, 356
  • Weather, The, 38, 67,136, 253, 354, 356, 553
  • Weather Forecasts and Circular Storms, 185
  • Wells, Artesian, in Central Asia, 409 Wells, Natural Gas, 292
  • Welsh and Co.’s Air-Compressing Engine at the Manchester Guardian Office, 173
  • Western Railway of France, Tank Passenger Locomotive for the, 83
  • Western Union Telegraph Company, 115
  • Weston Dynamo, The, 468 Weston Electric Light, The, 429
  • Weston Incandescence Lamp, The, 518
  • Weston Laboratory, The, 392
  • Wet Extraction of Copper, The, 39
  • Wheel Load in Cycles, 406
  • White Heat, Thermometers for, 504
  • White Sea to the Baltic, Proposed Canal from the, 210
  • Wigham Burner, The, 163
  • Wimshurst’s Influence Machines, 333, 495
  • Wire to Australia, A Direct, 232
  • Wire Gauge, Trotter’s, 283
  • Wire Gun Construction, 83
  • Wire, Steel, of High Tenacity, 489
  • Wood Trade of 1885, The, 91
  • Wood Turbine Water Wheels, 578
  • Woodhouse and Rawson’s Switchboard Fittings, 127
  • Working and Development, Tramway, 13
  • Works, The Kolomna, 555
  • Worthington Pumping Engines, 139
  • Wrecked Steamships, Raising, 467, 496
  • Wrought-Iron Castings, Employment of Alumi¬nium in, 305
  • Wrought-Iron Pipes, 491
  • Yacht’s Gun, A, 68
  • Yorkshire Boiler Insurance and Steam Users Company, The, 141
  • Zalinski’s Dynamite Gun, 147

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