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Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: Index: General Index

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Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1886 Jul-Dec: General Index.

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  • Accident on the “ Collingwood,” The, 320
  • Accidents on the Midland Railway, 478
  • Accidents, Railway, and the Severe Weather, 671
  • Adam’s Peak in Ceylon, Peculiar Sunrise Shadows of, 536
  • Address of the President of the Iron and Steel Institute, 373
  • Address of the President of Section A of the British Association, 281
  • Adelaide Rock 1 rill, The, 636
  • Administration, British Railway, 187
  • Administration, Our Ordnance,'399, 428
  • Administration, Workshop, 149
  • Advancement of Science, American Association for the, 39S
  • Agricultural Snow, The Rival, at Norwich : 49 Dairy, 53
  • Davey Motors, 51 Drill, The Excelsior, 58
  • Engine, Compound Semi-Portable, Garrett and Sons’, 50
  • Engine, Semi-Portable, Fowler and Co.’s, 49
  • Engines, Steam, 49 Ensilage, 52
  • Feed Water Heater, Kirkaldy and Burrell’s, 49
  • Gas Engines, 51 Implements, 52
  • Permanent Way, Howard’s Portable, 62
  • Sheaf Binder, Howards', 52
  • Spring Wheel for Traction Engines, Aveling and Porter’s, 49
  • Spring Wheel for Traction Engines, Mann’s, 49
  • Steering Gear for Traction Engines, Aveling and Porter’s, 49
  • Thrashing Machine, Marshall, Sons’, and Co., 52
  • Traction Engine, Compound, Fowler and Co.’s, 49
  • Ailsa Craig Fog Signal Machinery, 106
  • Aluminium, 39
  • America, Machine Guns in, 239
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, 393
  • American Blast Furnace Practice, 457
  • American Cantilever Bridge, An, 271
  • American Cities, Underground Wires in, 139
  • American Cruiser, An, 250
  • American and English Railways, 201, 271
  • American Illuminated Fountain, An, 142
  • American Institute of Mining Engineers, The See Mining Engineers, The American Institute of American Naval Failures, 623
  • American Project for the Persian Railways, The, 272
  • American Railroad Progress, 297
  • American Sanitation, 353
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, The (See Civil Engineers, The American Society of)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, The (See Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of)
  • Ampèremeters and Volt, New, 430
  • Anderson, Sir John, 119
  • Annual Dinner of the Society of Engineers, 627
  • Anti-Incrustator in Steam Boilers, Sugar as an, 376
  • Armour, 425, 450, 603, 63C
  • Armour and Guns, 319, 425, 450
  • Armour-Piercing Projectiles, 401
  • Armour Plates, Rejected English, 142
  • Armour and Projectiles, Steel for, 667
  • Arsenal, Woolwich, 218
  • Art Metal, Japanese, 603
  • Asquith’s Railway Wheel Tyre Lathe, 155
  • Astronomical Instruments, 283
  • Atkinson’s Differential Gas Engine, 207
  • Atlantic and North-West Bridge at Lachine, The Contractor for the, 671
  • Atlantic Oil Steamer, A Pioneer, 245
  • Atlantic Passenger Steamers, 163, 196, 222
  • Atlantic Trade, The, and the Inman Company, 450
  • Auroral Sounds, 95
  • Australia and the Germans, 17
  • Australia, South, 451
  • Australian Frozen Meat Trade, The, 478
  • Australian Industries, 647, 657
  • Austro-Hungarian Lloyd’s, The, 651
  • Autographic Sewer Inspection, 555
  • Automatic Expansion Gear, Tangyc and John¬son’s, 314
  • Auxiliary Pumping Engine at Bradford Mater Works, 9
  • Aveling and Porter’s Steering Gear for Traction Engines, 49
  • Ball Thrust Bearing for Screw Shafts, Wells’s, 132
  • Balloon Photography, 167
  • Bar at Liverpool, The, 430
  • Barometer, The Recent Low Readings of the, 627
  • Barrels, Slack, The Manufacture of, by Machinery, 325, 336
  • Bartholdi Statue, The, 585
  • Basic Steel, 606
  • Basic Steel Process, Chemistry of the, 240
  • Baton, An Optical, 579
  • Batoum, The Future of, 69
  • Batteries, Electric, 309
  • Batteries, Secondary, 302, 309
  • Battery, A Lead Peroxide, 65L
  • Battery, A Paste, 322
  • Battery, Primary, The Regent, 188
  • Battery, Thermal, A New, 167, 193
  • Beams, Stress in, 455
  • Beckton Gas Works, The, 218
  • Belfast Water Works, 95, 618
  • Belgian Metallurgical Industry, 478
  • Belgian State Railways, Locomotives on the, 463
  • Belgium, A New Bone Cave in, 579
  • Bell, Professor, The Graphophone of, 90
  • Bell’s High-Pressure Filter, 262
  • Belt Dynamometer, Ganz’s, 260
  • Belting, The Transmission of Power by, 127
  • “Benbow,” H.M.S., 431
  • Bennett’s Hydraulic Hoist, 289
  • Berlin, The Progress of, 95
  • Berry and Sons’ Multiple Radial Drilling Machine, 613
  • Berry's Hydraulic Rivetting Machinery, 80
  • Bertrams’ Horizontal Compound Engine, 444
  • Bertrams’ Paper Calendering and Cutting Ma¬chines, 662
  • Bessemer Converters, 386, 390
  • Bessemer Process, The, 406
  • Bethlehem Iron Company’s Works, The, 4
  • “Big Guns,” 317, 372
  • Bill, the Electric Lighting, Withdrawal of, 68
  • Birmingham Compressed Air Power Scheme, 336, 343
  • Birmingham District Drainage Board, 275, 287
  • Birmingham Local Industries Exhibition, The, 361
  • Birmingham Water Supply, 334
  • Bismuth, Fluorescence of, 533
  • Black Sea, More Steamers for the, 533
  • Black Sea, Port Improvements in the, 142, 376
  • Blackpool Electric Tramway, 2S6
  • Blake’s Direct-Acting Steam Pump, 32
  • Blank Railway Programme for Russia, A, 671
  • Blast Furnace Practice, 457, 513
  • Blast of Granite, Monster, 117
  • Block-Setting Crane, Fifty-Ton; Roker Pier Works, Sunderland, 379
  • Bloxwich, Boiler Explosion at, 191
  • Blythe’s New Galvanometer, Professor, 580
  • Boards, Local, The Natural History of, 1, 91, 440, 465
  • Boat, A New Torpedo, 66S
  • Boats, Ships’, Wilson’s System of Housing, 132
  • Boats, Small Torpedo, Thornycroft’s, 273
  • Boiler, “Balloon,” Explosion of a, 602
  • Boiler Explosion at Birkenhead—A Tug-Boat
  • Blown Up, 272
  • Boiler Explosion at Bloxwich, 194
  • Boiler Explosion at Boston, 603
  • Boiler Explosion at Hull, 505, 530, 552
  • Boiler Explosion atShcliicld, Fatal, 402, 501
  • Boiler Explosions, 325
  • Boiler Flues, Rend ill and Gent’s Turning and Drilling Machine for, 637
  • Boiler Furnace, Silvester’s, 327
  • Boiler, The Genetic, 483
  • Boiler Legislation, 527
  • Boiler Plates, Steel, 482
  • Boiler Radiation Tests, 101
  • Boiler-Shell Drilling Machine, Rushworth and Co.’s, 420 . J „
  • Boilers and Engines of the s.s. “Nulli Secunda, 491, 545
  • Boilers, Locomotive, Longitudinal Grooving in, 599 ... XU
  • Boilers and Triple-Expansion Engines of the s.s. “ Westmoreland,” 7, 71
  • Boilers, Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat, 180
  • Bolton Sewage Works, The, 445
  • Bone Cave in Belgium, A New, 579
  • Borries’ Compound Locomotives, 67
  • Bradford Water Works, Auxiliary Pumping En¬gine at, 9
  • Brake Returns, Continuous, 449
  • Brass Chains, Indian, 415
  • Brass, A Lubricant for, 107
  • Brazil, The Physical Geography of, 162
  • Breaker, Bucknill’s Contact, 622
  • Brewers’ Exhibition, The, 453
  • Brick Masonry in Design, 194
  • Bridge, An American Cantilever, 271
  • Bridge, Long Span Railway, Canadian, 157
  • Bridge, The Northwich Town, 452
  • Bridge at Oporto, Double Road, 7
  • Bridge over the River Thames at Putney, 85
  • Bridge, Steel Cantilever Railway, over the St.
  • John River, N.B., Canada, 131, 207, 258, 327, 392
  • Bridge, The Tay, 664
  • Bridges, Girder, 270
  • Briquettes of Goal, &c., Use of Treacle for Making, 193

British Association, The : 240, 268

  • Address of the President of Section A, 281
  • Astronomical Instruments, 283
  • Birmingham Water Supply, 334
  • Chemical Science Section, The, 268
  • Corporation Sewage Farm, 312
  • Coventry Cycle Works, 338
  • Divided Currents, 282
  • Drinking Water, 311
  • Electric Motors, 283
  • Electric Railway Lamp, 333
  • Excursions, The, 312
  • Grenada Eclipse Expedition, 281
  • Hamstead Colliery, 313
  • Hardness of Metals, The, 311
  • Lye Fireclay Works, 313
  • Mechanical Science Section, The, 269
  • Multiplex Telegraphy, 309, 333
  • Needle and Fishing Tackle Works, 338
  • Piggott and Co.’s Works, Birmingham, 611
  • Rheostat, An Improved, 283
  • Stoke Salt Works, 312
  • On Absorption Spectra of Uranium Salts, by Dr. Russell, F.R.S., and Mr. W. Lapraik, 268
  • On the Air of Dwellings and Schcols and its Relation to Disease, by Professor T. Carnclly, 268
  • On Some Points for Consideration of English Engineers with Reference to the Design of Girder Bridges, by Messrs. W. Shclford, M.I.C.E.,and A. II. Shield, A.M.I.C.E., 270
  • On the Louisville and New Albany Bridge, by Messrs. T. C. Clarke and C. Macdonald, 271
  • On Freezing as an Aid to the Sinking of Foundations, by Mr. O. Reichcnbach, 271
  • On the Lafitte Process of Welding Metals, by Mr. William Anderson, 271
  • On Furnaces for the Manufacture of GIas3 and Steel on the Open Hearth, by Mr. John Head, 271
  • On American and English Railways, in Re¬ference to Couplings, Buffers, and Gauge, with a Suggested Improvement in Couplings, by Mr. William P. Marshall, 271
  • On Hydraulic Attachment to Sugar Mills, by Mr. Duncan Stewart, 272
  • On Forced Draught, by Mr. J. R. Fothcrgill, 272
  • On the Electric Illumination of Lighthouses, hv Dr. J. Hopkinson, M.A., D. Sc., F.R.S., 274,333
  • On Improvements in Electric Safety Lamps, by Mr. J. W. Swan, M.A., 274, 334
  • On Primarj’ Batteries, by A. René Upward, 274
  • On the Wclshach System of Gas-Lighting by Incandescence, by Mr. Conrad W. Cooke, 274, 337
  • On the Sphere and Roller Mechanism, by Pro¬fessor Hele Shaw and Edward Shaw, A.M.I.C.E., 274,336
  • On the Crampton Locomotive, by Mr. T. R. Crampton, 274
  • On the Birmingham District Drainage Board, by Mr. E. Till, 275, 287
  • On Distributing Electricity by Transformers, by Mr. Charles Zipernowsky, 275
  • On Recent Improvements in the Manufacture of Rifle Barrels, by Mr. Arthur Greenwood, M.I.C.E., 276
  • On Recent Improvements in Sporting Guns and their Accessories, by Mr. Samuel B. Allport, Chairman of the Birmingham Gun Trade, 275
  • On Lighthouses and Marine Signals, by Sir James N. Douglass, M.I.C.E., 276, 303, 329
  • On Our Experimental Knowledge of Certain Properties of -Matter, by Mr. P. T. Main, 282
  • On the New Current-Weigher for the Absolute Determination of the Strength of an Electric Current, by Professor James Blyth, 282
  • On Colour Vision, 282
  • On Standards of Light, 282
  • On the Intensity of Reflection from Glass and other Surfaces, by Lord Rayleigh, 282
  • On the Loss which White Light Suffers in Pass¬ing through Glass, by Sir John Conroy, 282
  • On Electrical Standards, 282
  • On the Migration of the Ions, by Professor Oliver Lodge, 282
  • On the Electric Resistance of Magnetite, by Professor Silvanus Thompson, 283
  • On the Decomposition of Acid Water with Minute Electrodes, by Professor McLeod, 283
  • On Induction between Wire and Wire, by Mr. Preece, 283
  • On a New Galvanometer Scale, by Mr. Preeco and Mr. II. R. Kempe, 283
  • On the Resistance of Metals, by Mr. Bottomley, 283
  • On Wave Motion, by Sir William Thomson, 283
  • On the Compound Steam Engine, by Mr. J. Richardson, 284
  • On a New High-Speed or Hydraulic Engine, by Mr. Arthur Rigg, 284
  • On Points Connected with the Illumination of Lighthouses, by Mr. J. R. Wigham, 285
  • On Soap Bubbles, by Mr. A. W. Rucker, F.R.S., 285
  • On the Blackpool Electric Tramway, by Mr. M. H. Smith, 286
  • On Automatic Pumping of Sewage by High- Pressure Water, by Mr. Baldwiu Latham, M.I.C.E., 287
  • On the Recent Progress in Secondary Batteries, by Messrs. Bernard Drake and J. Marshall Gorham, 302, 300
  • On the Colours of Metals and Alloys, by Pro¬fessor \V. C. Roberts-Austen, 300
  • On the Upward Battery, by Mr. Rend Upward, 309
  • On Delany's System of Multiplex Telegraphy, by Mr. W. H. Preecc, 309, 333
  • On the Electric Lighting of the Cannock Chase Collieries, by Mr. A. Sopwith, 310, 325
  • On Dynamos for Electro-Metallurgy, by Pro¬fessor G. Forbes, 310
  • On the Advantages to the Science of Terres¬trial Magnetism to he Obtained from an Expedition to the Region within the Antarctic Circle, by Captain Ettrick Creak, R.N., F.R.S.,311
  • On the Protection of Life and Property from Lightning, by Mr. MacGregor, 311
  • On the Treatment of Phosphoric Crude Iron in Open-Hearth Furnaces, by Mr. J. W. Wailes, 311
  • On the Influence of Remclting on the Pro¬perties of Cast Iron, by Mr. T. Turner, 312
  • On Silicon in Cast Iron, by Mr. T. Turner, 312
  • On the Estimation of Carbon in Iron and Steel, by Mr. T. Turner, 312
  • On the Manufacture of Slack Barrels by Ma¬chinery on the English and American Systems, by A. Ransoinc, 325, 336
  • On Boiler Explosions, by Mr. E. B. Marten, 325
  • On a New System of Mechanism for Imparting and Recording Variable Velocity, by Mr. W. W. Beaumont, 336
  • On the Birmingham Compressed Air Power Scheme, by Mr. J. Sturgeon, 336, 343
  • British Colonies, Ironmaking Resources of the, 370
  • British Museum, The Lighting of the, 579
  • British Railway Administration, 187
  • British Trade and Russian Petroleum, 504
  • Brown and May’s Combined Portable Engine and Centrifugal Pump, 180
  • Brush Colossus Dynamo-Electric Machine, 370
  • Brushes, Motherwell’s, 366
  • Bubbles, Soap, 285
  • Bucknill’s Contact Breaker, 522
  • Buffalo, U.S., Crematory at, 555
  • Bultfontcin Mine, 75
  • Burmah, The Iron Horse in, 650
  • Burmah Teak Trade, 44
  • Burnett’s Roller Mining Wedge, S14
  • Burning Gas Tar, 450
  • Burning Very Small Slack Coal, 142
  • Burstal, Captain E., R.N., 81
  • Business Requiem, A Private, 137
  • Cable Tramways, 2, 254, 624,649
  • Cable Tramways in Australia, 628
  • Cables, Submarine, 504
  • Calculating Coal Consumption, 590
  • Calculations, Stability, The Practical Use of, 005
  • Caledonian and North British Railways—Rolling Stock, 516
  • Caledonian Railway, Collision on the, 44
  • Caledonian Railway, Express Locomotive for the, 598
  • Caledonian Railway, Passenger Locomotive for the, 105
  • Calendering and Cutting Machines, Paper, Ber¬trams', 662
  • Callipers, Edwards’s, 260 Calorimetry, Fuel, 507
  • Canada, 15, 66
  • Canadian Long-Span Railway Bridge, 157
  • Canadian Machine Tools, 377, 469
  • Canadian Pacific Railway, Passenger Locomotive for the, 355
  • Canal, The Panama, 23
  • Canal, Ship, The Manchester, 63, 622
  • Canals in Russia, New, 69
  • Cannock Chase Collieries, Electric Lighting at, 310, 325
  • Cantilever Bridge, An American, 271
  • Carbons, The Electrical Resistance of, 533
  • Carbons, Fluted, 95
  • Carbons for Incandescent Lighting, 578
  • Cargoes, Nitrate of Soda, 320
  • Carillon for Didsbury Church, near Manchester, 260
  • Carriage of Petroleum in Bulk on Over-Sea Voyages, The, 113
  • Carrön Iron Works, Falkirk, The, 231, 253
  • Car-Wheel Iron, Tho Microscopic Structure of, 483
  • Casebournc Libel Case, The, 623
  • Casting Steel Chains, 414, 456
  • Castings, Irregularity in, 149
  • Cement Furnace, Ransome’s Revolving, 156
  • Cement, Sugar in, 401, 430
  • Central Electric Lighting Stations, The Insurance of, 167
  • Centrifugal Pumping Engine, Webber's Port¬able, 644
  • Centrifugal Pumping Machinery, Tangyes’, 233
  • Centrifugal and Reciprocating Pumps, The Re¬lative Efficiency of, 129
  • Centrifugo-Helical Pump, Wade and Cverry’s, 570
  • Ceylon Government Railways, 517, 564, 587
  • Chains, Bra«s, Indian, 415
  • Chains, Steel, Casting, 414, 456
  • Chamber of Commerce, Engineers and the, 603
  • Charts, Magnetic, of France, New, 96
  • Chatham Dockyard, 427, 476
  • Chemical Science Section of the British Associa¬tion, The, 268
  • Chemistry of the Basic Steel Process, 240
  • Chilian Railways, 577 China, Torpedo Boat for, 117
  • Chinese Government, Sea-Going Torpedo Boat for the, 417
  • Chrome Iron Ore as Furnace Lining, 95
  • Chronographs, A Regulator for, 652
  • City of the Plains, The Queen, 173, 201, 241, 258
  • Civil Engineers, The Asibrican Society of : 173, 201, 241, 258
  • On the American Line from Vera Cruz to the City of Mexico via Jalapa, with Notes on the Best Methods of Surmounting High Eleva¬tions by Rail, by Mr. A. M. Wellington, 174
  • On English and American Railways, by Mr. E. B. Dorsey, 201
  • Civil Engineers, The Institution of :
  • On Experiments on a Direct • Acting Steam Pump, by Mr. John George Mair, M.I.C.E., 340
  • On the Development of the Railway System, by Mr. Edward Woods, 500
  • On Concrete Work under Water, by Mr. Kinipple, 523
  • On the Colombo Harbour Works, Ceylon, by Mr. Kyle, 523
  • On Harbour Improvements at Newhaven, Sussex, by Mr. Carey, 524
  • On Wicklow Harbour Improvements, by Mr. Strype, 524
  • On the Fishing Boat Harbours on tho North- East Coast of Scotland, 524
  • On Lowestoft Harbour Works, by Mr. Langley, 524
  • On the Electric Lighthouses of Macquarie and of Tino, by Dr. John Hopkinson, F.R.S., M.I.C.E., 595
  • On the Use and Equipment of Engineering Laboratories, by Professor Alex. B. W. Ken¬nedy, M.I.C.E., 638
  • Clay, Puddling, A New, 322
  • Cleveland, Notes from, 10, 45, 60, 82, 120, 135,
  • 159, 184, 211, 237, 263, 291, 316, 354, 365, 395, 423, 448, 472, 497, 525, 648, 682, 591, 619, 642, 673
  • Club, The Constitutional, 402
  • Club Show, The Smithfield, 569
  • Clutch, Friction, Fisher and Walker’s, 182
  • Clutch, Friction, Mather and Platt's, 121
  • Clyde-Built Torpedo Vessel for the Russian Government, A, 164
  • Clyde, New Graving Dock on the, 523, 500
  • Coal Carriage, The Cost of, 570
  • Coal and Coke, Sulphur in, 646
  • Coal Consumption, Calculating, 690
  • Coal in the Crimea, 117
  • Coal in the Donctz Region, 627
  • Coal Dust, Explosions of, 551
  • Coal Mines, Scotch, Ventilation, 245
  • Coal, Slack, Burning Very Small, 142
  • Coal Trade of 1880, The, 668
  • Coal Trade in 1886, The Northern, 624
  • Coasts and the Vertical, 322
  • Coles’ Steam Travelling Crane, 290
  • Collapse of a Turbine Penstock, 671
  • College, The Holloway, Egham, 188
  • Colliery, Hametead, 313
  • “ Collingwood,” The Accident on the, 320
  • Collision on the Caledonian Railway, 14
  • Colonial Railways, 110
  • Colonial Timber, 401
  • Colorado, Silver and Lead Smelting in, 267
  • Colorimetric Determination of Sulphur in Iron and Steel, New. 138
  • Colossus Dynamo-Electric Machine, The Brush, 370
  • Colour Vision, 282
  • Colours of Metals and Alloys, The, 309
  • Combustion, 389, 450
  • Committee, The Electric Lighting, The Evidence before, 321
  • Compagnie Générale, Dutoitspan, The, 439
  • Company, The Inman, and the Atlantic Trade, 450
  • Company, The John Cockerill, 418
  • Compensation on Railways, Passenger, 167
  • Competitive Public Expi riment, 397
  • Compound Condensing Engines, Yarrow’s Tor¬pedo Boat, 155
  • Compound Engine, Bertrams’ Horizontal, 444
  • Compound Engine, King’s, 640
  • Compound Engines of the Paddle Steamer “Ozone,” 180
  • Compound Engines of the s.s. “Stepney” and “ Wapping,” 290, 340
  • Compound Hydraulic Presses, Watson’s, 207
  • Compound Locomotives, 57, 188, 247, 248, 273, 301, 328
  • Compound Locomotives, Borries’, 57
  • Compound Mill Engine, Westgarth and English’s, 646
  • Compound Railway Sleepers, 478
  • Compressed Air Power Scheme, The Birming¬ham, 336, 343
  • Concrete in Harbour Works, 523
  • Concrete in Marine Construction, On the Use of, 536
  • Condenser Discharges, Magnetism Produced by, 141
  • Conduit Pipes, Wrought-Iron, 36
  • Congress, Railway Servants’, 401
  • Connecticut River at Holyoke, United States,
  • Dam across the, 351 Constitutional Club, The, 402
  • Contact Breaker, Bucknill’s, 522
  • Contact Electricity, 650
  • Continuous Brake Returns, 449
  • Continuous Wire Netting, 535
  • Contractor for the Atlantic and North-West Bridge at Lachine, The, 671
  • Converters, Bessemer, 386, 390
  • Cope’s Tobacco Works, 164
  • Copper Tubes, Seamless, 287
  • Corporation Sewage Farm, 312
  • Cost of Coal Carriage, The, 576
  • Cost of Maintaining Railway Permanent Way, The, 293
  • Coster’s Extractor Mechanism, C05
  • Counter, An Impalpable, 43
  • Counter, A Light Speed, 245
  • Coupling, Tonsson’s Friction, 641
  • Coventry Cycle Works, 338
  • Crampton Locomotive, The, 274
  • Crane, Coles’ Steam Travelling, 290
  • Crane, Fifty-Ton Block-Setting; Roker Pier Works, Sunderland, 379
  • Crane, Finlayson’s Hydraulic Ingot-Stripping, at the Glengarnock Steel Works, 130
  • Crane for Tilburj’ Docks, 119
  • Crankshafts and Bearings, The Production of True, 130,198
  • Cremation, 353
  • Crematory at Buffalo, U.S., 555
  • Crimea, Coal in the, 117
  • Crisis in the Ural Iron Trade, The, 70
  • Cruiser, An American, 250
  • Cruisers, New Russian, 376
  • Cruisers, United States, 365
  • Crushing Rolls, Improved, Jordan, Son, and
  • Commans’, 232
  • Cultivation and Treatment of Hemp, The, 272
  • Curious Meteoric Substance, A, 555
  • Curious Optical Illusion, A, 117
  • Currents, Divided, 282
  • Cut-off Gear, Automatic, Horizontal Engine with, 31
  • Cuttings, Railway, Howie’s Snow Fence for, 457
  • Cycle Works, Tho Coventry, 338
  • Dairy, 53
  • Dam Across the Connecticut River at Holyoke, United States, The, 351
  • Dangers on Foreign Railways, 552
  • Darley’8 Pneumatic Snow Plough, 182
  • Davey Motors, 51
  • Davey, Paxman, and Co.’s Joint for Boiler Flues. 600
  • Davies, Mr. Langdon, The Phonoporc of, 65
  • Davy Steel Plant, The, 80
  • Dcas’ New Graving Dock on the Clyde, 523, 566
  • Deep Sea Photography, 579
  • Deep Sea, The Temperature of the, 533
  • Denny’s Ship Model Shaping Machine, 132
  • Deposition, Gilding by, 504
  • Dermatine, 94
  • Desilverisation of Lead, Application of Electro¬lysis to the, 534
  • Determination of Sulphur in Iron and Steel, New Colorimetric, 138
  • Development of tho Railway System, The, 500
  • Diamond Fields, The South African, 29, 76, 165. 439 ’
  • Diamonds, The Mode of Winning, 29
  • Didsbury Church, near Manchester, Carillon for. 260
  • Differential Gas Engine, Atkinson’s, 207
  • Direct-Acting Steam Pump, Blake’s, 32
  • Discovery of Petroleum in the Paciflo, 167
  • Disease, The Germ Theory of, 353
  • Disposal, Sewage, 287
  • Dissociation, The Effect of, on Steel Melting
  • Furnace Economy, 695 Ditches, Mining, 294
  • Divided Currents, 282
  • Dock, The Esquimault, 296
  • Dock Estate, The Liverpool, 115
  • Dock, New Graving, on the Clyde, 523, 566
  • Docks, The Tilbury, 219
  • Docks, Tilbury, Crane for, 119
  • Dockyard, Chatham, 427, 476
  • Dockyard Expenditure, 13
  • Domestic Sanitation, 352
  • Donetz Region, Coal in the, 627
  • Donkin's Experimental Engine, 487, 577
  • Donkin’s Machine for Dividing Straight Lines, 235
  • Double Road Bridge at Oporto, 7
  • Drainage Works in Russia, 627
  • Draught, Forced, 272
  • Dredge-Steward Omni-Telemeter, The, 180
  • Dredging Machinery at the Royal Albert Docks, Priestman’s, 164
  • Drill, The Excelsior, 58
  • Drill, Rock, The Adelaide, 686
  • Drilling Machine, Berry and Sons’ Multiple Radial, 613
  • Drilling Machine, Boiler-Shell, Rushworth and Co.’s, 420
  • Drinking Water, 311
  • Dundee, Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering at, in 1886, 638
  • Duplex Direct-Acting Pumping Engine, 417
  • Duplex Pumping Machinery, Fielding and Platt's, 168
  • Dust Fuel, 37
  • Dutoitspan, The Compagnie Générale, 439
  • Dutoitspan Mine, The, 166
  • Dwellings and Schools, The Hygiene of, 268
  • Dynamo-Electric Machino, The Brush Colossus, 370
  • Dynamo Lightning Guard, A, 142
  • Dynamometer, Belt, Ganz’s, 260
  • Dynamos for Electro-Metallurgy, 310
  • Eachus and Maignen’s Sewer Ventilator, 301
  • Early Forms of Bessemer Converters, Some, 390
  • Early Telephonic Apparatus, 70, 355
  • Earth Currents, The Nature of, 452
  • Earthquake in Greece, The, 376
  • Earthquake, The New Zealand, 220
  • East Indian Railway ; The Vice-Regal Train, 313
  • Eclipse Expedition, The Grenada, 281, 534
  • Edinburgh, The Royal Society of, 602
  • Edison Phonoplex, The, 411
  • Education in Handicraft, 437
  • Edwards’s Callipers, 260
  • Egyptian Engineering, 579
  • Elastic Railway Key, Harrison’s, 652
  • Electric Batteries, 300
  • Electric Currents, The Effect of, on the Oscilla¬tions of Pendulums, 430
  • Electric Currents, Measuring, 282
  • Electric Discharge, Fluorescence from the, 322
  • Electric Lighthouses, 595
  • Electric Lighting : 310
  • Carbons for Incandescent Lighting, 578
  • Dynamo Lighting Guard, A, 142
  • Electric Illumination of Lighthouses, 274, 333
  • Electric Light and Eyesight, The, 350
  • Electric Light Testing Bridge, Woodhouse and Rawson’s, 262
  • Electric Lighting Bill, Withdrawal of the, 68
  • Electric Lighting of the British Museum, The, 579
  • Electric Lighting at Cannook Chase Collieries, 310, 325
  • Electric Lighting at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 634
  • Electric Lighting Committee, The Evidence before the, 321
  • Electric Lighting at the Firth of Forth, The, 638
  • Electric Lighting in the Navy, 18
  • Electric Railway Lamps, 333
  • Electric Safety Lamps, Improvements in, 274, 334
  • Electricity, Distributing, by Transformers, 275
  • Glow Lamps and their Manufacture, 602
  • Instruments at tho Paddington Electric Light Station, 660
  • Insurance of Central Electric Lighting Stations, The, 167
  • Motors for Electric Lighting, 627
  • Siemens’ Electric Light Fittings, 24
  • Surveying by Electric Lighting, 323
  • Electric Locomotive, The Largest, 141
  • Electric Meteorological Scale Reader, An, 330
  • Electric Motors, 283
  • Electric Motors, The Efficiency of, 534
  • Electric Police Signals, 90
  • Electric Railways in New York, 671
  • Electric Resistance of Woods, The, 141
  • Electric Spark, Nitrogen under the, 193
  • Electric Telegraph in France, The, 645
  • Electric Tramway, Blackpool, 286
  • Electric Tuning Forks, On a Mode of Driving, 37
  • Electrio Undergrouud Mains, Laying, 579
  • Electrical Foot Warmers, 167
  • Electrical Furnace, Products of the, 533
  • Electrical Resistance of Carbons, The, 533
  • Electrical Standards, 282
  • Electrical Transmission of Energy, The, 500
  • Electricity, Contact, 650
  • Electricity, Distributing, by Transformers, 275
  • Electricity, Heat into, 220
  • Electricity, Welding by, 324
  • Electrolysis, 282, 452
  • Electrolysis, Application of, to the Desilverisa¬tion of Lead,534
  • Electrolysis, Reflectors made by, 167
  • Electro-Magnet and of the Dynamo, Note on the Formula of the, 37
  • Electro-Metallurgy, Dynamos for, 310
  • Elevator, Grain, Tho Thwaite-Neville Self-Trimming, 420
  • Energy, The Electrical Transmission of, 500
  • Engine, Bertrams’ Horizontal Compound, 444
  • Engine and Centrifugal Pump, Combined Port¬able, Brown and May’s, 180
  • Engine, Compound Mill, Westgarth and Eng¬lish’s, 546
  • Engine, Compound Semi-Portable, Garrett and Sons’, 60
  • Engine, Experimental, Donkin’s, 487, 677
  • Engine, Fan, Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat, 313
  • Engine, Gas, Atkinson’s Differential, 207
  • Engine, Horizontal, Ransomes, Sims, and Jeffe¬ries’, 693
  • Engine, Hornsby and Sons’ Vertical Winding, 600
  • Engine, King’s Compound, 640 Engine Lathe, 652
  • Engine, Launch, Jensen s, 405
  • Engine, The Marchant, 401, 420, 476, 400
  • Engine, Non-Condensing Compound, Trial of, 558
  • Engine, Pumping, Duplex Direct-Acting, 417
  • Engine, Pumping, The Worthington High-Duty, 181 193
  • Engine, Robey's High-Speed, 80
  • Engine, Rotary, Kingdon’s, 570
  • Engine, Semi-Portable, Fowler and Co.'s, 40
  • Engine, Steam Fire, for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Shand and Mason’s, 619
  • Engine, Stevenson’s Horizontal, with Automatic Cut-off Gear, 31
  • Engine, The Westinghouse High-Speed, 154
  • Engineering, Egyptian, 579
  • Engineering Laboratory, A New, 602
  • Engineering Laboratory, Notes from an, 101,227
  • Engineering Laboratories, 638
  • Engineering, Marine, The Progress of, 121, 140
  • Engineering, Marine, and Shipbuilding at Dundee in 1886, 638
  • Engineers, The American Institute of Mining (See Mining Engineers, The American Institute of)
  • Engineers, The American Society of Civil (See Civil Engineers, The American Society of)
  • Engineers, The American Society of Mechanical (See Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of)
  • Engineers and the Chamber of Commerce, 603
  • Engineers, The Institution of Civil (See Civil En¬gineers, The Institution of)
  • Engineers and Shipbuilders, The North-East Coast, 403
  • Engineers, The Society of, 313
  • Engineers, The Society of Telegraph, 529, 598, 617
  • Engines, Compound, of the Paddle Steamer “ Ozone,” 180
  • Engines, Compound, of the, s.s. “Stepney” and “Wapping,” 290, 340
  • Engines, Gas, 51
  • Engines, Pumping, High-Duty, 340
  • Engines, Pumping, for Sydney Water Works, 571
  • Engines, Pumping, for Torpedo Boats, Yarrow’s, 268
  • Engines, Pumping, for the Yokohama Water Works, 326
  • Engines, Steam, 49
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, and Boilers of the s.s. “ Nulli Secunda,” 491, 545
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, and Boilers of the s.s. “ Westmoreland,” 7, 71
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion Marine, 470, 494
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, of the s.s. “ Willes¬den,” 107
  • Engines, Triple-Expansion, Thompson’s, 405
  • Engines, Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat Compound-Condensing, 155
  • English and American Railways, 201, 271
  • English Coal, No Quarter to, 194
  • English Engines in Russia, Alleged Failure of, 555
  • English Trade with Batoum, 117
  • Ensilage, 52
  • Erosion of Gun Barrels, The, 375, 433
  • Eruption of Etna, The, 44
  • Esquimault Dock, The, 296
  • Estate, The Liverpool Dock, 115
  • “ Etruria,” The, 164
  • Euphrates Valley Railway, The, 194
  • Evans, Walton White, 627
  • Evaporation of Water at Sea, 483
  • Evidence before the Electric Lighting Committee, The, 321
  • Excelsior Drill, The, 58
  • Excursions of the British Association, The, 312
  • Exhibition, The Birmingham Local Industries, 361
  • Exhibition, The Brewers’, 453
  • Exhibition, The Colonial and Indian :
  • Canada, 15, 66
  • Canadian Machine Tools, 377, 469
  • Colonial Timber, 401
  • Electric Lighting, 634
  • New South Wales, 125, 205
  • On Railway Extension in the Colonies, by Mr. J. S. Jeans, 110
  • Queensland, 539 South Australia, 451
  • Steam Fire Engine Trials, 324
  • Trial of Non-Condensing Compound Engine, 558
  • Victorian Court, The, 307
  • Exhibition, The Edinburgh International: 40, 433, 519
  • Engine, Bertrams’ Horizontal Compound, 444
  • Engines, Thompson’s Triple Expansion, 405
  • Iron and Steel, 116, 203
  • Locomotive, Passenger, for the Caledonian Railway, 105
  • Manufactures in Metals, 532
  • Paper Calendering and Cutting Machines, Bertrams’, 662
  • Sugar Machinery, Smith’s, 490
  • Thompson’s System of Framing Vessels, 535
  • Exhibition of 1889, The French, 504
  • Exhibition in Glasgow, Proposed Industrial, 479
  • Exhibition, The Liverpool, 16, 94, 102
  • Exhibition Medals, 478
  • Exhibition at Saltaire, 504
  • Exhibition, The Sanitary, at York, 380
  • Expansion Gear, Tangye and Johnson’s Automatic, 314
  • Expedition, The Eclipse, Results of, 534
  • Expenditure, Dockyard, 13
  • Experiment, Competitive Public, 397
  • Experimental Engine, Donkin’s, 487, 577
  • Explosion of a “ Balloon” Boiler, 602
  • Explosion, Boiler, at Birkenhead—A Tug-Boat Blown up, 272
  • Explosion, Boiler, at Boston, 603
  • Explosion, Boiler, at Hull, 505, 630, 552
  • Explosion, Boiler, The Sheffield, 402, 601
  • Explosion, Fatal Rag Boiler, atStainland, 534,601
  • Explosion of Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures, The, 64
  • Explosion of a Tar Still at Gateshead, 602,669
  • Explosions, Boiler, 325
  • Explosions of Coal Dust, 651
  • Explosive Ice, 43
  • Extractor Mechanism, Coster’s, 605
  • Eyesight and the Electric Light, 350
  • Factories and Workshops, Ventilation of, 352
  • Failure of English Engines in Russia, Alleged, 555
  • Failure of a Sliding Scale, The, 478
  • Failures, Americal Naval, 623
  • Fairbairn’s Experiments on Remelting Cast Iron, 350
  • Fan Engine, Torpedo Boat, Yarrow’s, 313
  • Fastenings for Railway Rails, Stevens’, 80
  • F'eed Water Heater, Kirkaldy and Burrell’s, 49
  • Fidler's Valve Gear, 315
  • Fielding and Platt’s Duplex Pumping Machinery, 168
  • Fifty Years of Sanitation, 528
  • Filter, Bell’s High-Pressure, 262
  • Filtration of Water, The, 555
  • Finlayson’s Hydraulic Ingot-Stripping Crane at the Glengarnock Steel Works, 130
  • Fire Engine, Steam, for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Shand and Mason’s, 519
  • Fire Engine Trials, Steam, 324
  • Fire Engines, Steam, at Manchester, Merry-weathers’, 422
  • Firebrick Industry, The Scottish, 40
  • Fireclay Works, Lye, 313
  • Firth of Forth, The Electric Light at the, 638
  • Fish, Steel Casks for, 220
  • Fisher and Walker’s Friction Clutch, 182
  • Fishing Tackle and Needle Works, 338
  • Fittings, Electric Light, Siemens’, 24
  • Flames, Measuring Pitch by, 220
  • Fletcher, Mr., on Heating Water, 69
  • Floating Hospital on the River Tyne, 616
  • Flour Mills, The St. Saviour’s, London, Milling Machinery at, 233
  • Flour Mills, The South End, Liverpool, 522
  • Fluorescence of Bismuth, 533
  • Fluorescence from the Electric Discharge, 322
  • Fluted Carbons, 95
  • Fog Signal Machinery at Ailsa Craig, 106
  • Foot Warmers, Electrical, 167
  • Footsteps for Telegraph and Signal Posts, 522
  • Forced Draught, 272
  • Forced Draught Apparatus, Toward’s, 366
  • Foreign and Colonial Notes, 20, 72, 86, 356, 447, 606, 630, 613
  • Foreign Railways, Dangers on, 552
  • Forging Screws, 232
  • Forrestt and Son’s Light-Draught Stern-Wheel Steamer, 325
  • Forth Bridge Railway, The, 56, 431
  • Fothergill's Reducing Valve, 629
  • Foundations, Freezing, 271
  • Foundry Pig, Silicon in, 415, 508
  • Fowler and Co.’s Compound Traction Engine, 49
  • Fowler and Co.’s Semi-Portable Engine, 49
  • Framing Vessels, Thompson’s System of, 535
  • France, The Electric Telegraph in, 645
  • Freezing Foundations, 271
  • Freights for Petroleum Steamers, Are there? 272
  • French Exhibition of 1889, The, 504
  • French Shipbuilding, 426
  • French Tramways, 373
  • Friction Clutch, Fisher and Walker’s, 182
  • Friction Clutch, Mather and Platt’s, 121
  • Friction Coupling, Tonsson’s, 641
  • Friction Screw Steering Gear, Thompson’s, 289
  • Friedeborn’s Stern-Wheel River Steamer, 182
  • Frozen and Canned Meat Trades of the An¬tipodes, The, 671
  • Frozen Meat Trade, the Australian, 478
  • Fuel Calorimetry, 507
  • Fuel, Dust, 37
  • Fuel, Peat, 555
  • Furnace, Boiler, Silvester’s, 327
  • Furnace, Cement, Ransome’s Revolving, 156
  • Furnace, Electrical. Products of the, 533
  • Furnace Lining, Chrome Iron Ore as, 95
  • Furnace Linings, Apparatus for Repair of, 193J
  • Furnace Practice, Blast, 513
  • Furnaces, Open Hearth, 271
  • Future of Batoum, The, 69
  • Fuzes, Testing, by the Telephone, 651
  • Galvanometer, Professor Blyth’s New, 580
  • Galvanometer Scale, A New, 283
  • Ganz's Belt Dynamometer, 260
  • Garrett’s Compound Semi-Portable Engine, 50
  • Gas Engine, Atkinson’s Differential, 207
  • Gas Engines, 51
  • Gas Lighting by Incandescence, The Walsbach System of, 274,337
  • Gas, Natural, 513
  • Gas Tar, Burning, 456
  • Gas, Water, and Siemens, 150
  • Gas Works, The Beckton, 218 Gaseous Mixtures, Homogeneous, The Explosion
  • of, 64
  • Gases, The Kinetic Theory of, 350 Gateshead Tar Still Explosion, The, 602, 669 Genetic Boiler, The, 483
  • Geography of Brazil, The Physical, 162
  • Germ Theory of Disease, The, 353
  • German Iron and Steel Trades, Statistics of, 95
  • German Navy, The, 535
  • German Popn'at'on, 350
  • “Germanic,” The, 164
  • Germans and Australia, The, 17
  • Gilding by Deposition, 504
  • Girder Bridges, 270
  • Glasgow, Proposed Industrial Exhibition at, 479
  • Glass Works, The Mississippi, 544
  • Glengarnock Steel Works, Finlayson's Hydraulic Ingot Stripping Crane at the, 130 Glow Lamps and their Manufacture, 602
  • Gold Mining in Russia, 452
  • Gold and Silver, Treating, at the United States Mint, 27, 53, 150, 228
  • “Goliath,” Smith’s Ten-Ton Steam, for Sydney, N.S.W., 169
  • Government Manufactures, 89
  • Government Railways, Ceylon, 517, 564, 587
  • Grain Elevator, The Thwaite-Neville Self-Trim¬ming, 420
  • Granite, Monster Blast of, 117
  • Graphophone of Professor Bell, The, 90
  • Graving Dock on the Clyde, New, 523, 5CÖ
  • Great Eastern Railway, The, 245
  • Great Northern and the Lincolnshire Coast, The, 360
  • Great Northern Telegraph Company, 297
  • Great Western Railway, The, 323
  • Greece, The Earthquake in, 376
  • Green Ray, The, 627
  • Grenada Eclipse Expedition, The, 281, 534
  • Grooving, Longitudinal, in Locomotive Boilers, 599
  • Growth of Russian Manganese Ore, The, 69
  • Gun Barrels, The Erosion of, 375, 433
  • Guns and Armour, 319, 425, 450 Guns, Big, 347, 372
  • Guns, Machine, in America, 239
  • Guns, Our Rifled, 597
  • Gutta-Percha, India-Rubber, and Telegraph Works, Tho Silvertown, 42 b P
  • Gutta-Percha and India-Rubber Trade, The, 44
  • Hailstorm, A Violent, 193
  • Hall and Lester’s Rope Stopper, 674
  • Hamstead Colliery, 313
  • Hand Stamp Mill, Louis’s Prospectors’, 522
  • Handicraft, Education in, 437
  • Harbour Works, Concrete in, 523
  • Hardness of Metals, The, 311
  • Harrison’s Elastic Railway Key, 652
  • Harvesting Machinery, 150
  • Hauling and Pumping Machinery at the Windsor Slipway, Cardiff, 32
  • Heat into Electricity, 220
  • Heating Water, Mr.' Fletcher on, 69
  • Heinke’s Water Level Indicator, 457
  • Hemp, The Cultivation and Treatment of, 272
  • Henning’s Testing Apparatus, 130
  • H. M. S. “ Benbow,” 431
  • H. M. S. “ Narcissus,” 617
  • Higginson’s Hydraulic Punching Machinery, 22
  • High-Duty Pumping Engines, 340
  • High-Duty Pumping Engines, The Worthington, 181 193
  • High-Pressure Filter, Bell’s, 262
  • High-Speed Engine, Robey’s, 80
  • High-Speed Engine, The Wtstinghousc, 154
  • Hoadley, Mr. John Chipman, 569
  • Hoist, Bennett's Hydraulic, 289
  • Hoisting Second-Class Torpedo Boats, 340
  • Holloway College, Egham, 188
  • Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures, The Explosion of, 64
  • Horizontal Compound Engine, Bertrams’, 444
  • Horizontal Engine with Automatic Cut off Gear, Stevenson’s, 31
  • Horizontal Engine, Ransomes, Sims, and Jeffe¬ries’, 593
  • Horizontal Punching and Straightening Machine, Rushworth and Co.’s, 180
  • Horn’s Tachometer, 43, 570
  • Hospital, Floating, on the River Tyne, 616
  • Housing Ships’ Boats, Wilson’s System of, 132
  • Howards’ Portable Permanent Way, 52
  • Howards’ Sheaf Binder, 52
  • Howie’s Snow Pence for Railway Cuttings, 457
  • Hudson Bay Railway, The, 117
  • Hull, Boiler Explosion at, 505, 530,552
  • Hydraulic Attachment to Sugar Mills, 272
  • Hydraulic Hoist, Bennett’s, 289
  • Hydraulic Ingot-Stripping Crane at the Glen¬garnock Steel Works, Finlayson’s, 130 Hydraulic Pipe-Testing Machine, Kennedy’s, 640
  • Hydraulic Presses, Watson’s Compound, 207
  • Hydraulic Punching Machinery, Higginson’s, 221
  • Hydraulic Rivetting Machinery, Berry's, 80
  • Hydraulic Steering Gear, Jochumsen’s Auxiliary, 366
  • Hydraulic Veeing Presses, Twcddell’s, 589
  • Hydrogenated Palladium, 504
  • Hygiene of Dwellings and Schools, The, 268
  • Ice, Explosive, 43 Ice Machines, 350
  • Illuminated Fountain, An American, 142
  • Illumination, Lighthouse, 285 Impalpable Counter, An, 43
  • Imparting Variable Velocity, 336
  • Implements, 52
  • Incandescent Lighting, Carbons for, 578
  • Incandescence, Gas Lighting by, 274, 337
  • India, Railways in, 214
  • India-Rubber, Gutta-Percha, and Telegraph Works, The Silvertown, 42
  • India-Rubber and Gutta-Percha Trade, The, 44
  • Indian Brass Chains, 415
  • Indicator, Heinke’s Water Level, 457
  • Indicator, Steam Engine, A New, 149
  • Induction, Telephonic, 283
  • Induction of Two Coils, Measuring the Coefficient of Mutual, 569
  • Industrial Exhibition in Glasgow, Proposed, 479
  • Industries, Australian, 647, 657
  • Industries in Russia, Protecting, 650
  • Influence of the Subsoil Water, 352
  • Inman Company, The, and the Atlantic Trade, 450
  • Inoxidisable Surfaces for Iron, 114
  • Instruments, Astronomical, 283
  • Instruments at the Paddington Electric Light
  • Station, 660 Insulator, A New, 167
  • Insurance of Central Electric Lighting Stations, The, 167
  • Inverted Cylinder Mill Engines, 546
  • Investigation, Physical Science, in Dundee, 18
  • Ireland, Petroleum in, 402
  • Iron, Car-Wheel, The Microscopic Structure of, 483
  • Iron Companj’s Works, The Bethlehem, 4
  • Iron Horse in Burmah, The, 650
  • Iron, Inoxidisable Surfaces for, 114
  • Iron, Malleable, Direct from the Ores, 349
  • Iron Mountain and Pilot Knob, 541, 514
  • Iron.Silicious Pig, 615
  • Iron and Steel, 311 ......
  • Iron and Steel at the Edinburgh Exhibition, 116, 203

Iron and Steel Institute, The: 3/3

  • Chatham Dockyard, 427, 476
  • On Wrought-Iron Conduit Pipes, by Mr. Hamil¬ton Smith, Jun., 36
  • On Steel Wire of High Tenacity, by Dr. Percy, 86
  • On the Erosion of Gun Barrels by Powder Products, by Sir Frederick Abel and Colonel Maitland, 375,433
  • On the Iron-Making Resources of the British Colonies, by Messrs. P. 0. Gilchrist and Ed¬ward Riley, 376
  • On Some Early Forms of Bessemer Converters, by Sir Henry Bessemer, 386, 390
  • On Modifications of Bessemer Converters for Small Charges, by Mr. John Hardisty, 386, 406
  • On Combustion, with Special Reference to Practical Requirements, by Mr. Frederick Siemens, 389, 459
  • On Some Preliminary Experiments on tho Re¬moval of Metalloids in the Basic Siemens Furnace, by Mr. F. W. Ilarbord, 413
  • On the Casting of Chains in Solid Steel, by M. Ferd. Gautier, 414, 456
  • On the Process Employed in Casting Brass Chains in Jeypore, Rajputana, by Mr. C. Purdon Clarke, 415
  • On Silicon in Foundry Pig, by M. Gautier, 415, 608
  • On American Blast Furnace Practice, with Special Reference to the Works of the North Chicago Rolling Mill Company at South Chicago, Illinois, by Mr. Fred. W. Gordon, 457
  • President's Address, The, 373
  • Iron and Steel, The Microscopic Structure of, 144
  • Iron and Steel, New Colorimetric Determination of Sulphur in, 138
  • Iron Works, The Canon, Falkirk, 231, 253
  • Ironmaking Resources of tho British Colonies, The, 376
  • Irregularity in Castings, 149
  • Japan, the Imperial Government Railways of,
  • Tank Locomotive for, 660
  • Japan, Railways in, 350
  • Japanese Art Metal, 603
  • Jensen’s Launch Engine, 405
  • Jochumsen’s Auxiliary Hydraulic Steering Gear, 366
  • John Cockerill Company, The, 418
  • Joicey’s Ship's Pump, 195
  • Joint for Boder Flues, Davey, Paxman, nnd Co.’s, 600
  • Joints for Woodwork, Tagg’s, 029
  • Joly’8 Water-Level Regulator, 247
  • Jordan, Son, and Commans’ Improved Crushing Rolls, 232
  • Kendall and Gent’s Turning and Drilling Ma¬chine for Boiler Flues, 637
  • Kennedy, Mr. James, 351
  • Kennedy’s Hydraulic Pipe-Testing Machine, 640
  • Key way Cutting Machine, Wilkinson and Lister’s, 9
  • Kier Explosion at Stainland, The, 601
  • Kimberley Mine in the Early Days, 502
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases, The, 350
  • King’s Compound Engine, 640
  • Kingdon’s Rotary Engine, 570
  • Kirkaldy and Burrell’s Feed-Water Heater, 49
  • Krotophone, The, 193
  • Laboratory, Engineering, A New, 602
  • Laboratory, Engineering, Notes from an, 101, 227
  • Laboratories, Engineering, 638
  • Laird’s Shipyard, 164
  • Lake Leman, The Temperature of, 141
  • Lamp, Miners’ Safety, The “ Morgan,” 389
  • Lamp, Railway Carriage Roof, Silber and Fle¬ming’s, 507
  • Lamp, Railway Electric, 333
  • Lamps, Electric Safety, Improvements in, 274, 334
  • Lamps, Glow, and their Manufacture, 602
  • Lamps, Miners’ Safety, 295
  • Lantern, A New Lecture, 141
  • Largest Electric Locomotive, The, 141
  • Lathe, Engine, 652
  • Lathe, Railway Wheel Tyre, Asquith’s, 155
  • Launch Engine, Jensen’s, 405
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 10, 46, 79, 131, 155, 194, 250, 259, 313, 378, 404, 422, 455, 510, 558, 572, 615, 643, 673
  • Lead Mining Company, The St. Joseph, 541
  • Lead Peroxide Battery, A, 650
  • Lead and Silver Smelting in Colorado, 267
  • Lecture Lantern, A New, 141 Legislation, Boiler, 527
  • Lessons of the Liverpool Petroleum Explosion, 671
  • Lexington Silver Mill, The, 637
  • Libel Case, The Casebourne, 623
  • Library, The Patent Office, 14
  • Life, Loss of, at Sea, 161, 213, 265,371 Light, 282
  • Light-Draueht Stern-Wheel Steamer, Forrestt and Son’s, 325
  • Light, The Electric, and Eyesight, 350
  • Light, The Electric, at the Firth of Forth, C3S
  • Light, Electric, Surveying by, 323
  • Light, Electric, Testing Bridge, Woodhouse and Rawson’s, 262
  • Light, Penetration of, in Water, 95
  • Light Speed Counter, A, 245
  • Lighthouse Illumination, 285
  • Lighthouses, Electric, 5»5
  • Lighthouses, The Electric Illumination of, 274, 333
  • Lighthouses and Marine Signals, 276, 303, 329
  • Lighting of the British Museum, The, 579
  • Lighting, Electric, 310, 325
  • Lighting, Electric, at Cannock Chase Collieries, 310, 325
  • Lighting, Electric, at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 634
  • Lighting, Electric, Motors for, 627
  • Lighting, Electric, in the Navy, 18
  • Lightning Guard, A Dynamo, 142
  • Lightning, Protection from, 311
  • Lightning Rod, A Nickel, 94
  • Lignite as a Refiner, 220
  • Lincolnshire Coast, The, and the Great Northern, 350
  • Liquid Fuel, Tho Use of; English Theory and Russian Practice, 45
  • Liquid Surfaces of Revolution, Critical Mean Curvature of 569
  • Liquids, The Nature of, 630
  • Lithograph Apparatus, Paget’s Spring Pen, 181
  • Liverpool, The Bar at, 430
  • Liverpool Dock Estate, The, 115
  • Liverpool Exhibition, The, 16, 94, 102
  • Lloyd’s, The Austro-Hungarian, 651
  • Local Boards, The Natural History of, 1, 91, 440, 465
  • Lock, Railway Door, Matthews’, 355
  • Locomotive Boilers, Longitudinal Grooving in, 599
  • Locomotive, Express; Caledonian Railway, 693
  • Locomotive, Passenger, for the Caledonian Rail¬way, 105
  • Locomotive, Passenger, for the Canadian Pacific Railway, 355
  • Locomotive, Tank, for the Imperial Government Railways of Japan, 660
  • Locomotives on the Belgian State Railways, 463
  • Locomotives, Compound, 57, 188, 247, 248, 273, 301, 328
  • Locomotives, Compound, Borries’, 57
  • Locomotives, Piston Valves for, 478
  • London and South-Western Railway, The, 220
  • Long-Span Railway Bridge, Canadian, 157
  • Longitudinal Grooving in Locomotive Boilers, 699
  • Loss of Life at Sea, 161, 213, 265, 371
  • Losses at Sea, Notes upon, 134, 139, 169, 195, 221
  • Louis’s Prospectors’ Hand Stamp Mill, 522
  • Low Readings of tho Barometer, The Recent, 627
  • Lubricant for Brass, A, 167
  • Lustrum, The Meteorological, 1881-5, 91
  • Lye Fireclay Works, 313
  • Machine, Boiler-Shell Drilling, Rushworth and Co.*8, 420
  • Machine for Dividing Straight Lines, Donkin’s, 235
  • Machine, Drilling, Berry and Sons’ Multiple Radial, 613
  • Machine Guns in America, 239
  • Machine, Horizontal Punching and Straighten¬ing, Rushworth and Co.’s, 180
  • Machine, Hydraulic Pipe-Testing, Kennedy’s,
  • Machine, Key way Cutting, Wilkinson and Lister’s,
  • Machine, Planing and Moulding, Ransome’s, 34
  • Machine, Ship Model Shaping, Denny Brothers’, Dumbarton, 132
  • Machine Tools, Canadian, 377, 469
  • Machine for Turning and Drilling Boiler Flues, Kendall and Gent's, 637
  • Machinery, Centrifugal Pumping, Tangyes’, 233
  • Machinery, Duplex Pumping, Fielding and Platt’s, 168
  • Machinery, Fog Signal, at Ailsa Craig, 106
  • Machinery, Harvesting, 150
  • Machinery, Hydraulic Punching, Higginson’s, 221
  • Machinery, Hydraulic Rivetting, Berry’s, 80
  • Machinery, Milling, at the St. Saviour’s Flour Mills, London, 233
  • Machinery, Priestman’s Dredging, at the Royal Albert Docks, 154
  • Machinery, Pumping and Hauling, at the Windsor Slipway, Cardiff, 32
  • Machinery, Railway Sleeper, Portable, 394
  • Machinery, Refrigerating, 22, 34, 97
  • Machinery, Sugar, A. and W. Smith’s, 490
  • Machines, Bertrams’ Paper Calendering and Cutting, 662
  • Machines, Ice, 350 Magnetic Charts of France, New, 96
  • Magnetism Produced by Condenser Discharges, 141
  • Magnetism, Terrestrial, 311
  • Magnetite, The Resistance of, 579
  • Magneto, The Use of the, 18
  • Maintaining Railway Permanent Way, The Cost of, 293
  • Malleable Iron Direct from the Ores, 349
  • Manchester Ship Canal, The, 63, 622
  • Manganese Ore, Russian, The Growth of, 69
  • Mann’s Spring Wheel for Traction Engines, 49
  • Manufacture of Slack Barrels by Machinery, The, 325, 336
  • Manufactures, Government, 89
  • Manufactures in Metals, 532
  • Manure, Thomas Slag as a, 578
  • Marchant Engine, The, 401, 426, 476, 499
  • Marine Construction, On the Use of Concrete in, 530
  • Marine Engineering, The Progress of, 121,140
  • Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding at Dundee in 1886, 638
  • Marine Engines, Triple-Expansion, 470, 494
  • Marine Signals and Lighthouses, 276, 303, 329
  • Maritimes, The Messageries, 64, 555
  • Mars in 1886, 95
  • Marshall, Sons, and Co.’s Thrashing Machine, 52
  • Masonry, Brick, in Design, 194
  • Materials, New Thermo-Electric, 297
  • Materials, Phosphorescent, 533
  • Mather and Platt’s Friction Clutch, 121
  • Matter, Properties of, 282
  • Matthews’ Railway Door Lock, 355
  • Measuring Electric Currents, 282
  • Measuring Pitch by Flames, 220
  • Measuring Terrestrial Gravity by Spring Balance, 44
  • Meat Trades of the Antipodes, The Frozen and Canned, 671
  • Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of: 127,149, 191
  • Henning’s Testing Apparatus, 130
  • On the Transmission of Power by Belting, by Mr. Wilfred Lewis, 127
  • On the Relative Efficiency of Centrifugal and Reciprocating Pumps, by Mr. W. O. Webber, 129
  • On the Production of True Crankshaft Bear¬ings, by Mr. Horace See, 130, 198
  • On Substitutes for Steam, by Mr. Geo. II. Babcock, 149
  • On Another New Steam Engine Indicator, by Mr. Chas. W. Barnaby, 149
  • On the Irregularity in the Construction of Duplicate Iron Castings, by Mr. West, 149
  • On the Relative Values of Water Gas and Gas from the Siemens Producer for Melting in the Open-Hearth Furnace, by Mr. F. W. Taylor, 150
  • On Grain Handling in California, by Mr. J. II. Cooper, 150
  • Workshop Administration, 149
  • Mkciianical Enoinkkrs, Tuk Institution of : 188, 218
  • Excursions:
  • Beckton Gas Works, The, 218
  • Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, The, 192, 215, 243
  • Tilbury Docks, The, 219
  • Woolwich Arsenal, 218
  • Experiments on the Steam Jackctting and Compounding of Locomotives in Russia, by Mr. Alexander Borodin, 188,248, 273,301,328
  • On Refrigerating and Ice-Making Machinery and Appliances, by Mr. T. B. Lightfoot, 22, 84,97
  • On the Working of Compound Locomotives in India, by Mr. Charles Sandiford, 188, 247
  • On Triple-Expansion Marine Engines, by the late Mr. Robert Wyllio, 470, 494
  • Mechanical Industries of tho United States, The, 90
  • Mechanical Scionco Section of the British Asso¬ciation, The, 2C9
  • Medals, Exhibition, 478
  • Mercury Train Signal, A, 245
  • Merryweathere' Steam Fire Engines at Man¬chester, 422
  • Messageries Maritimes, The, 04, 555
  • Metalloids, The Removal of, 413
  • Metallurgical Industry, Belgian, 478
  • Metals and Alloys, The Colours of, 309
  • Metals, The Hardness of, 311
  • Metals, Manufactures in, 532
  • Metals, Resistance of, 283
  • Meteoric Substance, A Curious, 655
  • Meteorological Lustrum, 1881-5, The, 91
  • Meteorological Scale Reader, An Electric, 330
  • Meteorological Society, The Royal, 018
  • Metronome, A Standard, 322
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Shand and Mason’s Steam Fire Engine for the, 519
  • Microscopic Structure of Car-Wheel Iron, The, 483
  • Microscopic Structure of Iron and Steel, The, 144
  • Midland Railway, The, 370
  • Midland Railway, Accidents on the, 478
  • Mild Steel, Some Effects of Quenching and Annealing on, 227
  • Mileage, Railway, of the British and Russian Empires, 452
  • Milford Haven, Port Improvements at, 245
  • Mill, Louis’s Prospectors’ Hand Sump, 522
  • Mill, Oil; Union Oil Mills Company, London, 010
  • Mill, Roller, Mumford and Moodie’s, 288
  • Mill, Silver, The Lexington, C37
  • Milling Machinery at the St. Saviour’s Flour Mills, London, 233
  • Milroy, Mr. John, 431
  • Mine, The Bultfontein, 75
  • Mine, The Dutoitspan, 105
  • Mine, The Kimberley, in the Early Days, 502
  • Mine, The Mount Morgan, 348
  • Miners’ Safety Lamp, Tho “Morgan,” 389
  • Miners’ Safety Lamps, 295
  • Mining Ditches, 294
  • Mining Enginkbrs, Tub American Institute of : 4, 41, 513
  • Bethlehem Iron Company’s Works, The, 4 Iron Mountain, 544
  • Mississippi Glass Works, 544
  • Notes on Chinese Coals, by Mr. John F. C. Randolph, 41
  • On the Microscopic Structure of Iron and Steel, by F. Lynwood Garrison, 144
  • On the Microscopic Structure of Car-Wheel Iron, by F. Lynwood Garrison, F.G.S., 483
  • On Natural Gas, by Mr. Ashburner, 513
  • On the Irregularities of the Blast Furnace Process, and a Practical Way to Avoid Them, by Mr. Edward Walsh, Jun., 513
  • On Iron Mountain and Pilot Knob, by Pro¬fessor W. B. Potter, 541
  • Other Papers, 513
  • St. Joseph Lead Mining Company, The, 641
  • Mining Royalties in Russia, 43
  • Mining in Russia, Gold, 452
  • Mining Wedge, Roller, Burnett’s, 814
  • Mint, The Royal, 177
  • Miscellanea, 11, 33, 61, 83, 111, 143, ICS, 184, 224, 250, 259, 300, 317, 341, 378, 403, 432, 443, 473, 506, 521, 549, 572, 594, 628, 639, 661
  • Mississippi Glass Works, 544 Modified Phonograph, A, 193
  • Moles, Floating Iron, Sakhansky’s, 44
  • More about Armour, 630
  • “ Morgan” Miners’ Safety Lamp, The, 889
  • Motherwell’s Brushes, 366 Motion, Wave, 283
  • Motors, Davey. 51 Motors, Electric, 2S3
  • Motors, Electric, The Efficiency of, 534
  • Motors for Electric Lighting, 627
  • Motors, Steam, 284
  • Mount Morgan Mine, The, 348
  • Mountain Railways, Working, 174
  • Muir, Mr. William, 851
  • Mumford and Moodie’s Roller Mill, 288
  • Multiple Radial Drilling Machine, Berry’9, 613
  • Multiplex Telegraphy, 309, 333
  • “Narcissus," H.M.S., 617
  • Natural Gas, 513
  • Natural History of Local Boards, The, 1, 91, 440, 465
  • Nature of Earth Currents, The, 452
  • “ Nautilus," The Submarine Boat, 648
  • Naval Arciiitkcts, The Institution of : 114
  • Excursions:
  • Cope’s Tobacco Works, 164
  • “ Etruria,” The, 164
  • “ Germanic,” The, 164
  • Laird’s Shipyard, 164
  • Notc9 upon Losses at Sea, by Professor Francis Elgar. LL.D., F.R.S.E , 134, 139, 169, 195, 221
  • On the Carriage of Petroleum in Bulk on Over- Sea Voyages, by Mr. B. Martell, 107, 114
  • On the Liverpool Docks, by Mr. Lyster, 115
  • On the Progress and Development of Marine Engineering, by Mr. William Parker, Chief Engineer Surveyor, Lloyd's, 121,140
  • On Atlantic Passenger Steamers, by Mr. W. John, 163,106, 222
  • Naval Failures, American, 623
  • Navy, Electric Lighting in the, 18
  • Navy, The German, 535
  • Navy, The Spanish, 324
  • Needle and Fishing Tackle Works, 338
  • Netting, Continuous Wire, 535
  • New South Wales, 125, 205
  • New South Wales, Tlio Railway Department of, 398, 570
  • New Zealand Earthquake, The, 220
  • Niagara Falls, A Railway along, 68
  • Nickel Lightning Rod, A, 94
  • Nitrate of Soda Cargoes, 320
  • Nitrogen under the Electric Spark, 103
  • No Quarter to English Coal, 194
  • Non-Condensing Compound Engine, Trial of, 558
  • North British and Caledonian Railways—Rolling Stock,510
  • North-East Coast Engineers and Shipbuilders, The, 403
  • Northern Coal Trade in 18S6, 024
  • Nortbwich Town Bridge, The, 452
  • Norwich Show, The, 40

Notes :

  • Accidents on the Midland Railway, 47S
  • American Project for the Persian Railways, The, 272
  • American Railroad Progress, 207
  • Armour, 603
  • Armour-Piercing Projectiles, 401
  • Auroral Sounds, 95
  • Australian Frozen Meat Trade, The, 478
  • Austro-Hungarian Lloyd’s, The, 051
  • Balloon Photography, 107
  • Bar at Liverpool, The, 430
  • Batoum, The Future of, 69
  • Battery, A Lead Peroxide, 650
  • Battery, A Paste, 322
  • Belfast Water Works, 95
  • Bismuth, Fluorescence of, 533
  • Blast of Granite, Monster, 117
  • Boiler Explosion at Birkenhead—A Tug-Boat Blown up, 272
  • Boiler Explosion at Bloxwich, 194
  • Boiler Explosion at Boston, 603
  • Boiler Explosion at Sheffield, Fatal, 402
  • Bone Cave in Belgium, A New, 579
  • Brewers’ Exhbition, The, 453
  • Brick Masonry in Design, 194
  • Bridge, The Northwich Town, 452
  • British Trade and Russian Petroleum, 504
  • Burning Very Small Slack Coal, 142
  • Cable Tramways in Australia, 028
  • Canals in Russia, New, 69
  • Carbons for Incandescent Lighting, 578
  • Chrome Iron Ore as Furnace Lining, 95
  • Coal in the Crimea, 117
  • Coal in the Donetz Region, 627
  • Coasts and the Vertical, 322
  • Collapse of a Turbine Penstock, 671
  • Collision on the Caledonian Railway, 44
  • Colonial Timber, 401
  • Constitutional Club, The, 402
  • Contractor for the Atlantic and North-West Bridge at Lachine, The, 071
  • Crematory at Buffalo, U.S., 555
  • Crisis in tho Ural Iron Trade, The, 70
  • Cultivation and Treatment of Hemp, The, 272
  • Dam Across the Connecticut River at Holyoke,
  • United States, The, 851 Deep Sea Photography, 570
  • Dermatine, 94
  • Desilverisation of Lead, Application of Electro¬lysis to the, 534
  • Drainage Works in Russia, 027
  • Dynamo Lightning Guard, A, 142
  • Earth Currents, The Nature of, 452
  • Earthquake in Greece, The, 376
  • Eclipse Expedition, Results of the, 534
  • Egyptian Engineering, 579
  • Electric Currents, The Effects of, on the Oscil¬lations of Pendulums, 430
  • Electric Light and Eyesight, The, 350
  • Electric Lighting in the Navy, 18
  • Electric Locomotive, The Largest, 141
  • Electric Motors, The Efficiency of, 534
  • Electric Railways in New York, 671
  • Electric Resistance of Woods, The, 141
  • Electric Underground Mains, Laying, 579
  • Electrical Foot Warmers, 167
  • Electrical Furnace, Products of the, 533
  • Electrical Resistance of Carbon, The, 533
  • Electricity, Contact, 650
  • Electrolysis, 452
  • Engineering Laboratory, A New, 602
  • Engineers and the Chamber of Commerce, 003
  • English Coal, No Quarter to, 194
  • English Trade with Batoum, 117
  • Eruption of Etna, The, 44
  • Esquimault Docks, Tho, 296
  • Euphrates Valley Railway, The, 194
  • Evans, Walton White, 627
  • Exhibition Medals, 478
  • Exhibition at Saltaire, 504
  • Explosion of a“ Balloon’’ Boiler, C02
  • Explosion of a Tar Still at Gateshead, 602
  • Explosive Ice, 43
  • Failure of English Engines in Russia, Alleged, 555
  • Failure of a Sliding Scale, The, 478
  • Fairbairn’s Experiments on Remelting Cast Iron, 350
  • Filtration of Water, The, 555
  • Fletcher, Mr., on Water Heating, 69
  • Fluorescence from the Electric Discharge 32
  • Fluted Carbons, 95
  • Freights for Petroleum Steamers, Are there? 272
  • French Exhibition of 1889, The, 604
  • Frozen and Canned Meat Trades of the Anti¬podes, The, 671
  • Fuzes, Testing, by the Telephone, 651
  • Galvanometer, Professor Blyth’s New 580
  • German Population, 350
  • Germans and Australia, The, 17
  • Gilding by Deposition, 504
  • Glow Lamps and their Manufacture, C02
  • Gold Mining in Russia, 452
  • Great Eastern Railway, The, 245
  • Great Northern and the Lincolnshire Coast, The, 350
  • Great Northern Telegraph Company, 207
  • Great Western Railway, The, 323
  • Green Ray, The, 027
  • Heat into Electricity, 220
  • Horn’s Electrical Tachometer, 43
  • Hudson Bay Railway, The, 117
  • Hydrogenated Palladium, 504
  • Ice Machines, 350
  • Illuminated Fountain, An American, 142
  • Impalpable Counter, An, 43
  • India-Rubber and Gutta-Percha Trade, The, 44
  • Insulator, A New, 107
  • Insurance of Central Electric Lighting Sta¬tions, The, 107
  • Ireland, Petroleum in, 402
  • Iron Horse in Burmah, The, OSO Japanese Art Metal, 003
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases, The, 350
  • Krotophone, The, 193
  • Lecture Lantern, A New, 141
  • Lossons of the Liverpool Petroleum Explosion, 071
  • Light Speed Counter, A, 245
  • Lighting of the British Museum, The, 670
  • Lignite as a Refiner, 220
  • Liquid Fuel, The Use of; English Theory and Russian Practice, 45
  • London and South-Western Railway, The, 220
  • Low Readings of the Barometer, The Recent, 027
  • Lubricant for Brass, A, 107
  • Magnetic Charts of France, New, 90
  • Magnetism Produced by Condenser Discharges, 141
  • Magneto, The Use of the, 18
  • Manganese Ore, Russian, The Growth of, 09
  • Marchant Engine, The, 401
  • Mars in 1880, 95
  • Measuring Pitch by Flames, 220
  • Mechanical Industries ol the United States, The, 90
  • Mercury Train Signal, A, 245
  • Messageries Maritimes, The, 555
  • Metallurgical Industry, Belgian, 478
  • Meteoric Substance, A Curious, 555
  • Midland Railway, The, 370
  • Mining Royalties in Russia, 43
  • Modified Phonograph, A, 193
  • Motors for Electric Lighting, 027
  • New Zealand Earthquake, The, 220
  • Nickel Lightning Rod, A, 94
  • Nitrogen under the Electric Spark, 193
  • Observatory of Rio Janeiro, The, 430
  • Optical Baton, An, 570
  • Optical Illusion, A Curious, 117
  • Passenger Compensation on Railways, 107
  • Peat Fuel, 555
  • Penetration of Light in Water, 95
  • Petroleum in Ireland, 402
  • Petroleum in the Pacific, Discovery of, 107
  • Petroleum, The Storage of, 051
  • Phosphorescent Materials, 533
  • Physical Science Investigation in Dundee, 18
  • Pioneer Atlantic Oil Steamer, A, 245
  • Piston Valves for Locomotives, 478
  • Platinum Plating, 290
  • Popular Science, 003
  • Port Improvements in the Black Sea, 142, 370
  • Port Improvements at Milford Haven, 245
  • Prairie Telegraph Poles, 95
  • Progress of Berlin, The, 95
  • Protecting Industries in Russia, 050
  • Puddling Clay, A New, 322
  • Rag Boiler Explosion at Stainland, Fatal, 534
  • Railway Accidents and the Severe Weather, 071
  • Railway Gauge in the United States, 18
  • Railway Mileage of the British and Russian Em¬pires, The, 452
  • Railway along Niagara Falls, A, 08
  • Railway Programme for Russia, A Blank, 071
  • Railway Sleepers, Compound, 478
  • Railways in Japan, 350
  • Railways, South Australian, 050 Reflectors made by Electrolysis, 107
  • Rejected English Armour Plates, 142
  • Repair of Furnace Linings, Apparatus for, 193
  • Resistance of Magnetite, The, 579
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh, 002
  • Russian Cruisers, New, 376
  • Russian Petroleum Pipo Line Concession, The, 453
  • Russian Petroleums, 579
  • Russian Steamboat Subsidies for 1887, 430
  • Sakhansky’s Floating Iron Moles, 44
  • Salt Supplies, Our, 142
  • Salt Working in South Durham, 290
  • Sense of Taste, The, 350
  • Sewer Inspection, Autographic, 555
  • Sheet Metal Pipes, Uses of, 69
  • Society of Engineers’ Annual Dinner, The, 627
  • Sound Tunnel, The, 651
  • Spanish Navy, The, 324
  • Standard Metronome, A, 322
  • Statistics of German Iron and Steel Trades, 95
  • Steamers for the Black Sea, More, 533
  • Steel Casks for Fish, 220
  • Steel Projectiles, 452, 628
  • Submarine Cables, 504
  • Sugar as an Anti-Incrustator in Steam Boilers, 376
  • Sugar in Cement, 401, 430
  • Surveying by Electric Light, 323
  • Teak Trade, Burmah, 44
  • Telegraph Reform, 68
  • Telegraphing with an Uninsulated Wire, 322
  • Telephone, An Early, 70
  • Telephone, An Improved, 323
  • Telephone, A New, 340
  • Telephone of 1S68, A, 679
  • Temperature of the Deep Sea, The, 533
  • Temperature of Lake Leman, The, 141
  • Terrestrial Gravity, Measuring, by Spring Balance, 44
  • Thermal Battery, A New, 107,193
  • Thermo-Electric Materials, New, 297
  • Thermometric Paint, A, 290
  • Thomas Slag as a Manure, 578
  • Tidal Stations, 142
  • Torpedo Boat for China, 117
  • Torpedo Experiments, 478
  • Trades and Professions in France, Statistics of, 43
  • Treacle for Making Briquettes of Coal, &c., Use of, 193
  • Utilisation of Waste Metal, 95
  • Ventilation of Scotch Coal Mines, 245
  • Violent Hailstorm, A, 193
  • Volt and Ampèremeters, New, 430
  • Voyage of the “ Volta,” The, 297
  • Water Power in the United States, 142
  • Wax Phonograph, The, 670
  • Welding by Electricity, 324
  • Welsh Ports, The, 297
  • Withdrawal of the Electie Lighting Bill, 63
  • Woodite, 431
  • Worthington High-Duty Engine, The, 193
  • Wrought-Iron Pipes, 296
  • Notes from Cleveland, 10, 45, 60, 82, 120, 135, 159, 184, 211, 237, 263, 291, 316, 354, 365, 395, 423, 448, 472, 497, 525, 548, 582, 591, 619, 642, 673
  • Notes from an Engineering Laboratory, 101, 227
  • Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 20, 72, 86, 356,447, 606, 630, 643
  • Notes upon Losses at Sea, 134,139, 169, 195, 221
  • Notes from the North, 10, 45, 60, 82, 120, 135,
  • 159, 183, 211, 237, 202, 291, 316, 353, 869, 395, 423, 455, 472, 496, 524, 548, 573, 691, 619, 643
  • Notes from the South-West, 10, 40, 60, 82, 119, 135, 158, 184, 211, 236, 262, 290, 316, 354, 370, 391, 422,460, 472, 497, 524, 556, 573, 590,618, 642, 665
  • Notes from South Yorkshire, 11, 46, 60, 82, 119, 135, 159, 184, 211, 237, 263, 291, 316, 354, 369, 395, 423, 482, 497, 525, 649, 573, 604, 018, 643, 665
  • Notes from the United States, 13, 32, 70, 78, 107, 133, 155, 181, 207, 246, 258, 298, 324, 380, 394, 433, 455, 469, 491, 523, 569, 604, 614, 672
  • “ Nulli Secunda,” s.s., Engines and Boilers of the, 491, 545

Obituary :

  • Observatory of Rio Janeiro, The, 430
  • Oil Mill; Union Oil Mills Company, London, 616
  • Omni-Telemeter, The Dredge-Steward, 180
  • Open Hearth Furnaces, 271
  • Oporto, Double Road Bridge at, 7
  • Optical Baton, Ail, 579
  • Optical Illusion, A Curious, 117
  • Ordish, Rowland Mason, 298
  • Ordnance Administration, Our, 399, 428
  • “Orizaba," The New Steamship, 377, 629
  • Overproduction, 214
  • “Ozone,” Paddle Steamer, Compound Engines of the, 180
  • Pacific Steam Navigation Company’s s.s. “ Ori¬zaba,”. 377, 629
  • Paddington Electric Light Station, Instruments at the, 660
  • Paget’s Spring Pen Lithograph Apparatus, 181
  • Paint, A Thermometric, 296
  • Palladium, Hydrogenated, 6C4
  • Panama Canal, The, 23
  • Paper Calendering and Cutting Machines, Ber¬trams’, 662
  • Passenger Compensation on Railways, 167
  • Passenger Locomotive for the Caledonian Rail¬way, 105
  • Passenger Locomotive for the Canadian Pacific Railway, 355
  • Passenger Steamers, Atlantic, 163,196, 222
  • Paste Battery, A, 322
  • Patent Office Library, The, 14
  • Patent Record, The, 25, 47, 73, 99,123, 147, 171,
  • 199, 225, 251, 277, 305, 331, 357, 381, 409, 435, 461,485, 611, 537, 561, 583, 607, 031, 653, 675
  • Peat Fuel, 556
  • Peck's Slide Valve, 157
  • Pendulums, the Oscillations of, The Effects of Electric Currents on, 430
  • Penetration of Light in Water, 95
  • Permanent Way, Howard's Portable, 52
  • Permanent Way, Railway, The Cost of Maintain¬ing, 293
  • Persian Railways, The American Project for the, 272
  • Petroleum, The Carriage of, in Bulk on Over- Sea Voyages, 113
  • Petroleum-Carrying Steamers, 107,114
  • Petroleum Explosion, the Liverpool, Lessons of. 671
  • Petroleum in Ireland, 402
  • Petroleum in the Pacific, Discovery of, 167
  • Petroleum Pipe Line Concession, The, 458
  • Petroleum Steamers, 546
  • Petroleum Steamers, Are there Freights for? 272
  • Petroleum, The Storage of, 651
  • Petroleum, The Transportation and Refinement of, 4S0, 563, 609
  • Petroleums, Russian, 579
  • Phonograph, A Modified, 193
  • Phonograph, The Wax, 670
  • Phonoplex, The Edison, 411
  • Phonoporeof Mr. Langdon Davies, The, 05
  • Phosphorescent Materials, 533
  • Photography, Balloon, 107
  • Photography, Deep Sea, 579
  • Physical Geography of Brazil, The, 162
  • Physical Science Investigation in Dundee, 18
  • Physical Society, The: 37, 536, 669, 630
  • Note on the Internal Capacity of Thermo¬meters, by Mr. A. W. Clayden, M.A., 536
  • On Certain Sources of Error in Connection with Experiments on Torsional Vibrations, by Mr. Herbert Tomlinson, 37
  • On a Mode of Driving Electric Tuning Forks, and a Further Note on the Formula of the Electro-Magnet and of the Dynamo, by Professor S. P. Thompson, 37
  • On the Peculiar Sunrise Shadows of Adam’s Peak in Ceylon, by the Hon. Ralph Abercromby, F.R. Met. Soc., 536
  • On a Method of Measuring the Coefficient of Mutual Induction of Two Coils, by Professor G. Carey Foster, F.R.S., 569
  • On the Critical Mean Curvature of Liquid Sur¬faces of Revolution, by Professor A. W. Rucker, M.A., F.R.S., 569
  • On the Influence of Change of Condition from the Liquid to the Sol id State on Vapour Pres¬sure, by Professor W. Ramsay, Ph.D., and Sydney Young, D.Sc., 630
  • On the Nature of Liquids as Shown by the Thermal Properties of Stable and Dissoci¬able Bodies, by Professor W. Ramsay, Ph.D., and Sydney Young, D.Sc , 630
  • On An Account of Cauchy’s Theory of Re¬flection and Refraotion of Light, by Mr. James Walker, M. A., 630
  • Pig Iron, Silicious, 645 Piggott and Co.’s Works, Birmingham, 611
  • Pilot Knob and Iron Mountain, 541, 544
  • Pioneer Atlantic Oil Steamer, A, 246
  • Pipe-Testing Machine, Kennedy’s Hydraulic, 640
  • Pipes, Sheet Metal, Uses of, 69
  • Pipes, Wrought-Iron, 296
  • Piston Valves for Locomotives, 478
  • Planing and Moulding Machine, Ransome’s, 34
  • Platinum Plating, 296
  • Pneumatic Snow Plough, Darley’s, 182
  • Police Signals, Electric, 90
  • Pollution of Rivers, 352
  • Popular Science, 603
  • Population, German, 350
  • Port Improvements in the Black Sea, 142, 376
  • Port Improvements at Milford Haven, 245
  • Portable Centrifugal Pumping Engine, 644
  • Portable Engine and Centrifugal Pump, Com¬bined, Brown and May’s, 180
  • Portable Railway Sleeper Machinery, 394
  • Ports, The Welsh, 297
  • Power, Transmission of, by Belting, 127
  • Practical Use of Stability Calculations, The, 605
  • Prairie Telegraph Poles, 95
  • Presses, Hydraulic, Watson’s Compound, 207
  • Priestman’s Dredging Machinery at the Royal Albert Docks, 154
  • Primary Batteries, 274
  • Primary Battery, The Regent, 188
  • Primrose’s Electric Meteorological Scale Reader, 330
  • Private Business Requiem, A, 137
  • Process, The Bessemer, 406
  • Production, Over, 214
  • Production of True Crankshafts and Bearings, The, 130, 198
  • Progress of Berlin, The, 95
  • Progress of Marine Engineering, The, 121,140
  • Projectiles, Armour Piercing, 401
  • Projectiles and Armour, Steel for, 667
  • Projectiles, Steel, 452, 475, 028
  • Properties of Matter, 282
  • Prospectors’ Hand Stamp Mill, Louis’s, 522
  • Protecting Industries in Russia, 650
  • Protection Iron Lightning, 311
  • Public Experiment, Competitive, 397
  • Puddling Clay, A New, 322
  • Pump, Centrifugal Combined Portable Engine and, Brown and May’s, 180
  • Pump, Centrifugo-Helical, Wade and Cherry’s, 570
  • Pump, Ship’s, Joicey’s, 195
  • Pump, Steam, Blake's Direct-Acting, 32
  • Pumping Engine, Auxiliary, at Bradford Water Works 9
  • Pumping Engine, Duplex Direct-Acting, 417
  • Pumping Engine, Webber’s Portable Centri¬fugal, 644
  • Pumping Engine The Worthington High-Duty, 181 193
  • Pumping Engines, High-Duty, 340
  • Pumping Engines, Steam, for Sydney Water Works, 571
  • Pumping Engines for Torpedo Boats, Yarrow’s, 258
  • Pumping Engines for the Yokohama Water Works, 326
  • Pumping and Hauling Machinery at the Windsor Slipway, Cardiff, 32
  • Pumping Machinery, Duplex, Fielding and Platt’s,
  • Pumping' Machinery, Tangyes Centrifugal, 233
  • Pumps, The Relative Efficiency of Centrifugal and Reciprocating, 129
  • Punching Machinery, Hydraulic, Higginson s, 221
  • Punching and Straightening Machine, Rushworth and Co.’s Horizontal, 180
  • Purification of Water, The, 353
  • Putney, Bridgo over the River Thames at, 85
  • Queen City of the Plains, The, 173, 201, 241, 258
  • Queensland, 639
  • Radial Valve Gears, 279, 359
  • Radiation Tests, Boiler, 101
  • Rag Boiler Explosion at Stainland, A Fatal, 531
  • Railroad Progress, American, 297
  • Rails, Railway, Stevens’ Fastenings for, 80
  • Railway Accidents and the Severe Weather, C71
  • Railway Administration, British, 187
  • Railway, Belgian State, Locomotives on the, 463
  • Railway Bridge, Long-Span, Canadian, 157
  • Railway Bridge, Steel Cantilever, over the St. John River, N.B., Canada, 131, 207, 258, 327, 392
  • Railway, the Canadian Pacific, Passonger Loco¬motive for, 355
  • Railway Carriage Roof Lamp, Silber and Fle¬ming’s, 507
  • Railway Cuttings, Howie’s Snow Fence for, 457
  • Railway Department of New South Wales, The. 398, 576
  • Railway Door Lock, Matthews’, 355
  • Railway, East Indian ; The Vice-Regal Train, 313
  • Railway, The Euphrates Valley, 194
  • Railway, The Forth Bridge, 56. 431
  • Railway Gauge In the United States, 18
  • Railway, The Great Eastern, 245
  • Railway, The Great Western, 328
  • Railway, The Hudson Bay, 117
  • Railway Key, Harrison’s Elastic, 652
  • Railway Lamp, Electric, 833
  • Railway, The London and South-Western, 220
  • Railway, The Midland, 376
  • Railway Mileage of the British and Russian Empires, 452
  • Railway along Niagara Falls, A, 68
  • Railway Permanent Way, The Cost of Maintain¬ing, 293
  • Railway Programme for Russia, A Blank, 671
  • Railway Rails, Stevens’ Fastenings for, 80
  • Railway Rolling Stock, 594
  • Railway Servants’ Congress, 401
  • Railway Sleeper Machinery, Portable, 394
  • Railway Sleepers, Compound, 478
  • Railway System, The Development of the, 500
  • Railway Wheel Tyre Lathe, Asquith’s, 165
  • Railways, Ceylon Government, 517, 564, 587
  • Railways, Chilian, 577 Railways, Colonial, 119
  • Railways, Electric, in New York, 671
  • Railways, English and American, 201, 271
  • Railways, Foreign, Dangers on, 552
  • Railways in India, 214 Railways in Japan, 350
  • Railways of Japan, the Imperial Government, Tank Locomotive for, 660
  • Railways, Mountain, Working, 174
  • Railways, North British and Caledonian, Rolling Stock on the, 516
  • Railways, Single Rail, 633
  • Railways, South Australian, 650
  • Ransome’s Planing and Moulding Machine, 34
  • Ransome’s Revolving Cement Furnace, 156
  • Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’ Horizontal Engine, 593
  • Ray, The Green, 627
  • Record, The Patent, 25, 47, 73, 99, 123, 147, 171, 199, 225, 251, 277, 305, 331, 357, 381, 409, 435, 461, 485, 511, 537, 661, 583, 607, 031, 653, 675
  • Reducing Valve, Fothergill’s, 629
  • Refinement and Transportation of Petroleum, The, 489, 563, 609
  • Refiner, Lignite as a, 220
  • Reflection and Refraction of Light, 630
  • Reflectors made by Electrolysis, 167
  • Reform, Telegraph, 68
  • Refrigerating Machinery, 22, 34, 97
  • Regent Primary Battery, The, 183
  • Regulator for Chronographs, A, 652
  • Rejected English Armour Plates, 142
  • Relative Efficiency of Centrifugal and Recipro¬cating Pumps, The, 129
  • Remelting Cast Iron, Fairbairn’s Experiments on, 350
  • Removal of Metalloids, The, 413
  • Repair of Furnace Lining, Apparatus for, 193
  • Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R.E., on the Forth Bridge Railway, 56, 431
  • Requiem, A Private Business, 137
  • Resistance of Magnetite, The, 679
  • Resistance of Metals, 283
  • Returns, Continuous Brake, 449
  • Revolving Cement Furnace, Ransome’s, 150
  • Rheostat, An Improved. 283
  • Rifle Barrels, Recent Improvements in the Manu¬facture of, 275
  • Rifled Guns, Our, 597
  • Rio Janeiro, The Observatory of, 430
  • River Steamer, Stern-Wheel, Friedeborn’s, 182
  • River Thames, Bridge over the, at Putney, 85
  • River Tyne, Floating Hospital on the, 616
  • Rivers, Pollution of, 352
  • Rivetting Machinery, Hydraulic, Berry’s, 80
  • Robey’s High-Speed Engine, 80
  • Rock Drill, The Adelaide, 636
  • Roker Pier Works, Sunderland, Fifty-Ton Block-Setting Crane at, 379
  • Roller Mill, Mumford and Moodie’s, 283
  • Roller Mining Wedge, Burnett's, 314
  • Rolling Stock ; Nortli British and Caledonian Railways, 516
  • Rolling Stock, Railway, 594
  • Rolls, Improved Crushing, Jordan, Son, and Commans’, 232
  • Rope Stopper, Hall and Lester’s, 674
  • Rotary Engine, Kingdon’s, 570
  • Royal Meteorological Society, 618
  • Royal Mint, The, 177
  • Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, The, 192, 215 243
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh, 602
  • Rushworth and Co.’s Boiler-Shell Drilling Ma¬chine, 420
  • Rushworth and Co.’s, Horizontal Punching and Straightening Machine, 180
  • Russell, Mr. Thomas, 107.
  • Russia, Drainage Works in, 627
  • Russia, Mining Royalties in, 43
  • Russia, New Canals in, 69
  • Russian Cruisers, New, 376
  • Russian Government, A Clyde-Built Torpedo Vessel for the, 154
  • Russian Petroleum, 579
  • Russian Petroleum and British Trade, 504
  • Russian Petroleum Pipe Line Concession, The, 453
  • Russian Port Improvements in the Black Sea, 376
  • Russian Steamboat Subsidies for 1887, 430
  • Safety Lamp, Miners’, The Morgan, 389
  • Safety Lamps, Miners’, 295
  • St. Ileliers Water Works, The, 143
  • St. John River, N.B., Canada, Steel Cantilever
  • Railway Bridge over the, 131, 207, 258, 327, 392
  • St. Joseph Lead Mining Company, The, 541
  • St. Saviour’s Flour Mills, London, Milling Machi¬nery at the, 233
  • Sakhansky’s Floating Iron Moles, 44
  • Salt Supplies, Our, 142
  • Salt Working in South Durham, 29J
  • Salt Works, Stoke, 312
  • Saltaire, Exhibition at, 504
  • Salts, Uranium, 268

Sanitary Institute at York, The : 352, 380

  • Exhibition, 330
  • On the Influence of the Subsoil Water, by Mr. Baldwin Latham, F.G.S., 352
  • On tho Pollution of Rivers, by Professor Henry Robinson, F.G.S., 352
  • On Ventilation of Factories and Workshops, by Mr. William Tattersall, 352
  • On Domestic Sanitation, by Mr. J. Vickers Ed¬wards, 352
  • On American Sanitation, by Mr. J. B. Gass, A.R.I.B.A., 353
  • On the Germ Theory of Disease, by Professor F. de Chaumont, 353
  • On Cremation, by Mr. W. Eassie, F.L.S., and Mr. W. Robinson, F.L.S., 353
  • On Purification of Water, by Mr. Win. Whit¬taker, B.A., F.G.S., 353
  • Sanitation, American, 353
  • Sanitation, Domestic, 352
  • Sanitation, Fifty Years of, 528
  • Scale, Galvanometer, A New, 283
  • Science, American Association for the Advance¬ment of, 398
  • Science, Popular, 603
  • Scottish Firebrick Industry, The, 40
  • Screw Shafts, Wells’s Ball Thrust Bearing for, 132
  • Screw Threads, 266 Screws, Forging, 232
  • Sea-Going Torpedo Boat for the Chinese Govern¬ment, 417
  • Sea, Loss of Life at, 161, 213, 265, 371
  • Sea, Notes upon Losses at, 134, 139, 169, 195, 221
  • Seamless Copper Tubes, 287
  • Second-Class Torpedo Boats, Hoisting, 340
  • Secondary Batteries, 302, 309
  • Sense of Taste, The, 350
  • Severn Tunnel, The, 210
  • Sewage Disposal, 287
  • Sewage Farm, Corporation, 312
  • Sewage Works, The Bolton, 445
  • Sewer Inspection, Autographic, 555
  • Sewer Ventilator, Eachus and Maiguen's, 301
  • Shand and Mason’s Steam Fire Engine for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, 519
  • Sheaf Binder, Howards’, 52
  • Sheet Metal Pipes, Uses of, 69
  • Sheffield Boiler Explosion, The, 402, 501
  • Ship Canal, The Manchester, 63, 622
  • Ship Model Shaping Machine, Denny Brothers’, Dumbarton, 132
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, The North-East Coast, 403
  • Shipbuilding, French, 420
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering at Dundee in 1886, 638
  • Ships’ Boats, Housing, Wilson’s System of, 132
  • Ship’s Pump, Joicey’s, 195
  • Shipyard, Laird’s, 164
  • Show, The Norwich, 491
  • Show, The Smithfield Club, 599
  • Siemens’ Electric Light Fittings, 24
  • Siemens and Water G.is, 150
  • Signal and Telegraph Posts, Footsteps for, 522
  • Signals, Police. Electric, 90
  • Silber and Fleming’s Railway Carriage Roof Lamp, 507
  • Silicious Pig Iron, 645
  • Silicon in Foundry Pig, 415, 508
  • Silver Mill, The Lexington, 637
  • Silver and Lead Smelting in Colorado, 267
  • Silvertown India-Rubber, Gutta-Percha, and Telgraph Works, The, 42
  • Silvester’s Boiler Furnace, 327
  • Single-Rail Railways, 633
  • Slide Valve, Peck’s, 157
  • Sliding Scale, The Failure of a, 478
  • Small Arms Factory, Enfield, The Royal, 192, 215, 243
  • Smelting Silver and Lead in Colorado, 267
  • Smith’s Sugar Machinery, 490
  • Smith’s System of Ventilation, 590
  • Smith's Ten-Ton Steam “Goliath” for Sydney, N.S.W.,169
  • Smithfield Club Show, The, 599
  • Snow Fence for Railway Cuttings, Howie’s, 457
  • Snow Plough, Darley’s Pneumatic, 182
  • Soap Bubbles, 285
  • Society of Engineers, The, 313
  • Society of Engineers’ Annual Dinner, The, 627
  • Society, The Physical (See Physical Society, The) Society of Telegraph Engineers, The, 529, 598,647
  • Sound Tunnel, The, 651
  • Sounds, Auroral, 95
  • South African Diamond Fields, The, 29, 75, 165, 439, 602
  • South Australia, 451
  • South Australian Railways, 650
  • South Durham, Salt Working in, 296
  • South End Flour Mills, Liverpool, The, 522
  • South-West, Notes from the, 10,46,60,82,119,135, 158, 184, 211, 236, 262, 290, 316, 354, 370, 391, 422, 460, 472, 497, 524, 556, 573, 590, 618,642,665
  • South Yorkshire, Notes from, 11, 46, 60, 82,119, 135, 159, 184 , 211, 237 , 263, 291, 316, 354 , 369, 395, 423, 482, 497, 525, 549, 573, 604, 618, 643, 665
  • Spanish Navy, The, 324
  • Sphere and Roller Mechanism, The, 274, 336
  • Sporting Guns and their Accessories, Recent Im¬provements in, 275
  • Spring Pen Lithograph Apparatus, Paget’s, 181
  • Spring Wheel for Traction Engines, Aveling and Porter's, 49
  • Spring Wheel for Traction Engines, Mann’s, 49
  • Stability Calculations, The Practical Use of, 605
  • Stamland, The Kier Explosion at, 601
  • Standard Metronome, A, 322
  • Standards, Electrical, 282
  • Station, the Paddington Electric Light, Instru¬ments at, 660
  • Stations, Tidal, 142
  • Statistics of German Iron and Steol Trades, 95
  • Statistics of Trades and Professions in France, 43
  • Statue, The Bartholdi, 585
  • Steam Engine Indicator, A New, 149
  • Steam Engines, 49
  • Steam Fire Engine for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Shand and Mason’s, 519
  • Steam Fire Engine Trials, 324
  • Steam Fire Engines at Manchester, 422
  • Steam “Goliath,” Smith's Ten-Ton, for Sydney, N.S.W.,169 J J»
  • Steam Motors, 284
  • Steam Pump, Blake’s Direct-Acting, 32
  • Steam Pumping Engines for Sydney Water Works, 671
  • Steam Steering Gear, Zicse’s, 674
  • Steam, Substitutes for, 149
  • Steam Travelling Crane, Coles’, 290
  • Steamboat Subsidies, Russian, for 1887, 430
  • Steamer, Light-Draught Stern-Wheel, Forrestt and Son’s, 325
  • Steamer "Ozone,” Paddle, Compound Engines of the, 180
  • Steamer, River, Friedeborn’s Stern-Wheel, 182
  • Steamers for the Black Sea, More, 533
  • Steamers, Passenger, Atlantic, 163, 196, 222
  • Steamers, Petroleum, 546
  • Steamers, Petroleum Carrying, 107, 114
  • Steamship “Nulli Secunda,” Engines and Boilers of the, 491, 545
  • Steamship “Orizaba,” The New, 377, 629
  • Steamship “ Westmoreland,” Triple-Expansion Engines and Boilers of the, 7, 71 Steamship “ Willesden,” Triple-Expansion En¬gines of the, 107
  • Steel for Armour and Projectiles, 667
  • Steel, Basic, 606 Steel Boiler Plates, 482
  • Steel Cantilever Railway Bridge over the St. John River, N.B., Canada, 131,207, 258, 327,392
  • Steel Casks for Fish, 220 Steel Chains, Casting, 414, 456
  • Steel and Iron, 311
  • Steel and Iron at the Edinburgh Exhibition, 116, 203
  • Steel and Iron, The Microscopic Structure of, 144
  • Steel Melting Furnace Economy, The Effect of Dissociation on, 595
  • Steel, Mild, Some Effects of Quenching and Annealing on, 227
  • Steel Plant, The Davy, SO
  • Steel Process, the Basic, Chemistry of, 240
  • Steel Projectiles, 452, 475, 628
  • Steel Wire of High Tenacity, On, 86
  • Steering Gear, Hydraulic, Jochumsen’s Auxiliary, 366
  • Steering Gear, Thompson’s Friction Screw, 289
  • Steering Gear for Traction Engines, Aveling and Porter's, 50
  • SteeringGear, Zieze’s Steam, 674
  • “Stepney" and “Wapping,” s.s., Compound Engines of the, 290, 340
  • Stern-Wheel River Steamer, Friodeborn’s, 182
  • Stevens’ Fastenings for Railway Rails, 80
  • Stevenson, Mr. David, 96
  • Stevenson’s Horizontal Engine with Automatic Cut-off Gear, 31
  • Stoke Salt Works, 312
  • Storage of Petroleum, The, 651
  • Straight Lines, Donkin’s Machine for Dhiding, 235
  • Stress in Beams, 455
  • Submarine Boat “ Nautilus,” The, 648
  • Submarine Cables, 504
  • Subsoil Water, Influence of the, 352
  • Substitutes for Steam, 149
  • Sugar as an Anti-Incrustator in Steam Boilers, 376
  • Sugar in Cement, 401, 430
  • Sugar Machinery, Smith’s, 490
  • Sugar Mills, Hydraulic Attachment to, 272
  • Sulphur in Coal and Coke, 746
  • Sulphur in Iron and Steel, New Colorimetric Determination of, 138
  • Surfaces, Inoxidisable, for Iron, 114
  • Surveying by Electric Light, 323
  • Sydney Water Works, Steam Pumping Engines for, 571
  • Tachometer, Horn’s, 43, 570
  • Tagg’s Joints for Woodwork, 629
  • Tangyes’ Centrifugal Pumping Machinery, 233
  • Tangye and Johnson’s Automatic Expansion Gear, 314
  • Tank Locomotive for the Imperial Government
  • Railways of Japan, 660 Tar, Burning Gas, 456
  • Tar Still at Gateshead, Explosion of a, 602, 669
  • Taste, The Sense of, 350
  • Tay Bridge, The, 664
  • Teak Trade, Burmah, 44
  • Telegraph Company, Great Northern, 297
  • Telegraph, The Electric, in France, 645
  • Telegraph Engineers, The Society of, 529, 593, 617
  • Telegraph, India-Rubber, and Gutta-Percha Works, The Silvertown, 42
  • Telegraph Poles, Prairie, 95
  • Telegraph Reform, 68
  • Telegraph and Signal Posts, Footsteps for, 522
  • Telegraphing with an Uninsulated Wire, 322
  • Telegraphy, Multiplex, 309, 333
  • Telephone, An Early, 70
  • Telephone of 1868, A, 579
  • Telephone, An Improved, 323
  • Telephone, A New, 319
  • Telephonic Apparatus, Early, 355
  • Telephonic Induction, 283
  • Temperature of the Deep Sea, The, 533
  • Temperature of Lake Leman, The, 141
  • Terrestrial Gravity, Measuring, by Spring Balance, 44
  • Terrestrial Magnetism, 311
  • Testing Apparatus, Henning’s, 130
  • Testing Bridge, Electric Light, Woodhouse and Rawson’s. 262
  • Testing Fuzes by the Telephone, 651
  • Tests, Boiler Radiation, 101
  • Thames, Bridge over the River, at Putney, 85
  • Thermal Battery, A New, 167, 193
  • Thermo-Electric Materials, New, 297
  • Thermometers, Note on the Internal Capacity of, 536
  • Thermometric Paint, A, 296
  • Thomas Slag as a Manure, 578
  • Thompson’s Friction Screw Steering Gear, 289
  • Thompson’s System of Framing Vessels, 585
  • Thompson’s Triple-Expansion Engines, 405
  • Thornycroft’s Small Torpedo Boats, 278
  • Thrashing Machine, Marshall's, 52
  • Threads, Screw, 266
  • Thwaite-Neville Self-Trimming Grain Elevator, The. 420
  • Tidal Stations, 142
  • Tilbury Docks, The, 219
  • Tilbury Docks, Crane lor, 119
  • Timber, Colonial, 401
  • Tip Wagon, Six-Ton, 443
  • Tobacco Works, Cope’s, 164
  • Tonsson’s Friction Coupling, 641
  • Tools, Machine, Canadian, 377, 469
  • Torpedo Boat Boilers, Yarrow’s, 180
  • Torpedo Boat for China, 117
  • Torpedo Boat for the Chinese Government, Sea- Going, 417
  • Torpedo Boat Compound Condensing Engines, Yarrow’s, 155
  • Torpedo Boat Fan Engine, Yarrow’s, 313
  • Torpedo Boat, A New, 668
  • Torpedo Boat, Yarrow’s, Trial of, 593
  • Torpedo Boats, Second Class, Hoisting, 340
  • Torpedo Boats, Thornycroft’s Small, 273
  • Torpedo Boats, Yarrow’s Pumping Engines for, 258
  • Torpedo Experiments, 478
  • Torpedo Vessel for the Russian Government, A Clyde Built, 154
  • Torpedoes, 500, 675, 621
  • Torsional Vibrations, Sources of Error in Con¬nection with Experiments on, 37
  • Toward’s Forced Draught Apparatus, 366
  • Town Bridge, The Northwich, 452
  • Traction Engine, Compound, Fowler’s, 49
  • Trade with Batoum, English, 117
  • Trade of 1886, The Coal, 668
  • Trades and Professions in France, Statistics of, 43
  • Train Signal, A Mercury, 245 Tramways, Cable, 2, 254, 624, 645)
  • Tramways, Cable, in Australia, 628
  • Tramways, French, 373
  • Transmission of Energy, The Electrical, 500
  • Transmission of Power by Belting, 127
  • Transportation and Refinement of Petroleum, The, 489, 563, 609
  • Treacle for Making Briquettes of Coal, &c., Use of, 193
  • Treating Gold and Silver at the United States Mint, 27, 53. 150, 228
  • Trial of Non-Condensing Compound Engine, 558
  • Trial Trips and Launches, 10, 40, 79, 131, 155, 194, 250, 259, 313, 378, 404, 422, 455, 510, 558, 572, 615, 643, 673
  • Trial of Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat, 593
  • Tria'8, Steam Fire Engine, 324
  • Triple-Expansion Engines and Boilers of the s.s., “ Nulli Secunda,” 491, 545
  • Triple-Expansion Engines and Boilers of the s.s. “ Westmoreland,” 7, 71
  • Triple-Expansion Engines, Thompson’s, 405
  • Triple-Expansion Engines of the s.s. “ Willes¬den,” 107
  • Triple-Expansion Marine Engines, 470, 494
  • True Crankshafts and Bearings, The Production of, 130,198
  • Tubes, Copper, Seamless, 287
  • Tunnel, The Severn, 210
  • Tunnel, The Sound, 651
  • Turbine Penstock, Collapse of a, 671
  • Turning and Drilling Machine for Boiler Flues, Kendall and Gent’s, 637
  • Tweddell's Hydraulic Veeing Presses, 589
  • Tyne, River, Floating Hospital on the, 616
  • Underground Mains, Electric, Laying, 579
  • Underground Wires in American Cities, 139
  • Union Oil Mills Company, Loudon, Oil Mills of the, 616
  • Uninsulated Wire, Telegraphing with an, 322
  • United States Cruisers, 365
  • United States, The Mechanical Industries of the, 96
  • United States Mint, Treating Gold and Silver at the, 27, 53, 150, 228
  • United States, Notes from the, 13, 32, 70, 78, 107, 133, 155, 181, 207, 246, 258, 298, 324, 380, 394, 433, 455, 409, 491, 523, 509, 604, 614, 072
  • United States, Railway Gauge in the, 18
  • United States, Water Power in the, 142
  • Ural Iron Trade, The Crisis in the, 70
  • Uranium Salts, 268
  • Use ot Concrete in Marine Construction, On the, 530
  • Use of Liquid Fuel, The ; English Theory and Russian Practice, 45
  • Use of the Magneto, The, 18
  • Utilisation of Waste Metal, 95
  • Valve Gear, Fidler’s, 315
  • Valve Gears, Radial, 279, 359
  • Valve, Reducing, Fothergill's, 620
  • Valve, Slide, Peck's, 157
  • Vapour Pressure, 630
  • Variable Velocity, Imparting, 336
  • Veeing Presses, Tweddell's Hydraulic, 589
  • Ventilation of Factories and Workshops, 352
  • Ventilation of Scotch Coal Mines, 245
  • Ventilation, Smith’s System of, 590
  • Ventilator, Sewer, Eachus and Maignen’s, 301
  • Vertical, Coasts and the, 322
  • Vertical Winding Engine, Hornsby and Sons’, 600
  • Vessels, Thompson’s System of Framing, 535
  • Vice-Regal Train, The ; East Indian Railway, 313
  • Victorian Court of the Colonial and Indian Exhi¬bition, The, 307
  • Violent Hailstorm, A, 193
  • Vision, Colour, 282
  • Volt and Ampèremeters, New, 430
  • “Volta,’’ The Voyage of the, 297
  • Wade and Cherry’s Centrifuge Helical Pump, 570
  • Wagon, Six-Ton Tip, 443
  • “ Wapping” and “ Stepney,” s.s., Compound Engines of the, 290, 340
  • Waste Metal, Utilisation of, 95
  • Water Drinking, 311
  • Water, Evaporation of, at Sea, 433
  • Water, The Filtration of, 555
  • Water Level Indicator, Heinke’s, 457
  • Water Level Regulator, Joly’s, 247
  • Water Power in the United States, 142
  • Water, The Purification of, 353
  • Water and Siemens Gas, 150
  • Water Supply, The Birmingham, 334
  • Water Works, Belfast, 95, 618
  • Water Works, The Bradford, Auxiliary Pumping Engine at, 9
  • Water Works, The St. Heliers, 143
  • Water Works, the Yokohama, Pumping Engines for, 326
  • Watson’s Compound Hydraulic Presses, 207
  • Wave Motion, 283
  • Wax Phonograph, The, 670
  • Weather, The, 40,139, 267, 372, 475, 576
  • Webber's Portable Centrifugal Pumping Engine, 644
  • Welding by Electricity, 324
  • Welding, A New Process of, 271
  • Wells’s Ball Bearings for Screw Shafts, 132
  • Welsh Ports, The, 297
  • Westgarth and English’s Compound Mill Engine, 646
  • Westinghouse High-Speed Engine, The, 154
  • “ Westmoreland,” 8.8., Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 7, 71
  • Wheel Tyro Lathe, Asquith’s Railway, 155
  • Wilkinson and Lister’s Keyway Cutting Ma¬chine, 9
  • “ Wilksden,’’ s.s., Triple-Expansion Engines of the, 107
  • Wilson’s System of Housing Ships’ Boats, 132
  • Windsor Slipway, Cardiff, Pumping and Hauling Machinery at the, 32
  • Winning Diamonds, The Mode of, 29 Wire Netting, Continuous, 535
  • Wire, Steel, of High Tenacity, On, 86
  • Wires, Underground, in American Cities, 139
  • Withdrawal of the Electric Lighting Bill, 68
  • Woodhouse and Rawson’s Electric Light Testing Bridge, 262
  • Woodite, 431
  • Woolwich Arsenal, 218
  • Woods, The Electric Resistance of, 141
  • Woodwork, Tagg’s Joint for, 629
  • Working Mountain Railways, 174
  • Workshop Administration, 149
  • Works, The Bolton Sewage, 445
  • Works, Piggott and Co.’s, Birmingham, 611
  • Worthington High-Duty Pumping Engine, The, 181, 193
  • Wrought-Iron Conduit Pipes, 36
  • Wrought-Iron Pipes, 296
  • Yarrow’s Pumping Engines for Torpedo Boats, 258
  • Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat Boilers, 180
  • Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat Compound Condensing Engines, 155
  • Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat Fan Engine, 313
  • Yarrow’s Torpedo Boat, Trial of, 593
  • Yokohama Water Works, Pumping (Engines for the, 326
  • York, The Sanitary Exhibition, at, 3S0
  • Ziese’s Steam-Steering Gear, 674

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