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Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1914 Jan-Jul: Index

  • Abady, J., on Calorific Power as a Standard for Gas, 871
  • Abell, W. S., New Chief Surveyor, Lloyd’s Register, 47
  • Aberration, Light, in a Dispersive Medium, 268
  • Absorption Brake. See Brake

Accidents:

  • Airship Accidents, Causes of, 227
  • Boiler-Plates, Steel, Failures of, 647*, 662
  • Breakdowns of Steam-Engines, 166, 232*. See 228.
  • Breakdowns of Steam, Gas, and Oil-Engines, and Turbines, 156. See 228, 232*
  • Colliery Accidents, Motor-Car for Rescue Work, 361*
  • Compensation for, See Workmen's Compensation under Labour
  • Explosion of Air-Receiver on Motor-Ship “ Suecia,” 603
  • — Colliery, United States, Prevention of, 672
  • — of Lubricating Oils in Air-Compressors of
  • Diesel Engines, 503. See 481
  • — at Senghenydd Colliery, Report on, 637
  • Ferro-Concrete Dam Failure at Dobbin, U.S.A., 225
  • Foundries, Rules for Prevention of Accidents in, 188
  • Paris Streets, Subsidences in, 840*, 878*
  • Power-Transmission Accessories, Fencing of, 259
  • Railway Accident at Aisgill, 25
  • — Accidents, Board of Trade Statistics, 714, 746
  • Steam-pipe Explosions, Investigations of, 856*. See 484
  • — Pipe Explosion on S.S. “ Millwall,” 65
  • Steamer “ Empress of Ireland,” Loss of, 779
  • Street Accidents, London, Statistics of, 88 See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Accounts, Factory (Review), 763
  • Accumulators, Electric. See Electric — Hydraulic, for Hull Docks, 863*
  • Acetone Manufacture in the Highlands, 17
  • Acetylene Generating Plant for Augsburg-Nurnberg Works, 704*
  • — Oxygen Blow-Pipes. See Blow-Pipes Acids, Density Recorder for, 571*
  • Ackermann, A. S. E., on Trials of Sun-Power Plant, 495. See 427, 535, 569
  • “Acme” Milling-Cutter with Inserted Teeth, 705*
  • Acoustic Fire-Damp Indicator, 92
  • Adamson, J., and Co.; Laminated Steel Gears, 690
  • Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address
  • Admiralty. See Warships
  • Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, Report of, 781. See 814
  • Aerial Navigation. See Aeronautics
  • — Propellers. See Aeronautics
  • — Ropeway. See Wire Ropeway
  • Aero and Marine Exhibition, 3J0*, 414*. See 345*, 348% 669*
  • Aerodynamics. See Aeronautics
  • Aeronautical Society : Dr. W. N. Shaw, on Wind Gusts and Aeronautics, 58 ; L. Bairstow, on the Stability of Aeroplanes, 126; F. H. Bramwell, on the Pitch of Aerial Propellers, 259* (see 347); C. T. Weyman, on Racing Aeroplanes, 294 ; Dr. A. P. Thurston, on Measurement of Wind Velocity, 642; Wilbur Wright Lecture, by Dr. R. T. Glazebrook, on the Development of the Aeroplane, 753*, 787*

Aeronautics:

  • Aerodynamic Balance for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 674*
  • Aerofoils, Lift and Drift of, 754*
  • Aeroplanes, Air Resistance of, 630*, 081*, 718, 722*
  • — Biplane, “ Avro,” 419
  • — Biplane, Bristol, 415
  • — Biplane, Farman, 416
  • — Biplane, with Gun (Vickers Ltd.), 382
  • — British Army, 359
  • — British Army, with Automatic Stability, 714. See 782
  • — Catastrophic Instability in, 629*
  • — Design of, 294, 347, 380*, 414, 465*, 487, 628*. 639, 681*, 717*, 753*, 787*, 814. See 706, 781, 882
  • Aeroplanes, Design of, and Bird Forms, 487
  • — Design of Landing Gear for, 720*
  • — Design, Phillips’s System, 347, 405*, 487
  • — Development of the, 753*, 787*
  • — from an Engineering Standpoint, 028*, 081*, 717*
  • — Flight Paths, Phugoid Curves, 028*
  • — Measuring Speed of, 027*, 042
  • — Models, National Physical Laboratory Experiments, 029*, 763*, 787*. See 781, 882
  • — Models, Weighing - Machine for Wind Pressures on, 074*
  • — Monoplane, Bl^riot, 417, 419 — Propulsion of, 717*
  • — Racing, Design of, 294
  • — Speed-Indicator, Short’s Pitot Tube, 027*
  • — Stability of, 9, 68, 120, 029*, 721, 764*, 787*
  • — Stresses in, 720, 788*, 814
  • — Struts and Wires, Air Resistance of, 139*, 719*. See 181*
  • — Wings, Lift and Drift of, 764*
  • — Wings, Shape of, 039. See 700 — See also Hydro-Aeroplane, below
  • Air Resistance of Aeroplanes, 030*, G81*, 718, 722*
  • — Resistance of Bars, Struts, and Wires, 189*, 719*. See 181*
  • Airships for British Navy, 325. See 370
  • — Causes of Accidents in, 227
  • — Forlanini, Design of, 227
  • — Protection of Battleships against, 449, 401
  • Aviation, Elementary Treatise on (Review), 245
  • Balloons, Pilot, Investigations of Atmosphere by, 115, 249, 534
  • Engine, Petrol, 100-H.P. Green, 146*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 82-H.P. 8-Cylinder “ V "Type, with Air and Water Cooling (Wolseley), 382*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 90 and 120-H.P. Six- Cylinder Austro-Daimler, 345*, 009*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 100-H.P. “Gnome,” Single-Valve Type, 384*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 100-H.P., Six-Cylinder Mercedes,” 3S2*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 120-H.P. Six-Cylinder Argyll, with Sleeve-Valves, 420*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 130-H.P. Eight-Cylinder, “ V” Type (Wolseley), 382*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, 160-H.P. Salmson Radial, 418*, 420*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, Design of, 381,417, 465, 718*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, Phillips's, with Auxiliary Exhaust-Ports, 465
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane, War Office Trials of;
  • Testing Arrangements, 626* Exhibition, Aero and Marine, 380*, 414*. See 346*, 34S\ 669*
  • Flying, Some Practical Experiences of (Review), 749
  • Hydro-Aeroplanes, Design of, 417, 721
  • — Aeroplanes for Russia, 714
  • Propellers, Aerial, Pitch of, 259*. See 347, 717
  • — Aerial, Propulsion of Tug by, 600, 635
  • — Aerial, Theory of, 269*, 717*. See 347, 639, 700
  • Report of Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, 781. See 814
  • Soaring Flight and the Stability of Aeroplanes (Review), 9
  • Wind Gusts and Stability of Aeroplanes, 9, 68, 028, 765*. 787*
  • — Velocity, Increase with Height, 249
  • — Velocity Indicator, Short’s Pitot Tube, 627*
  • — Velocity, Measurement of, 627*, 642
  • Wings, Aeroplane, Lift and Drift of, 028, 764*
  • — Aeroplane, Shape of, 039. See 706 Zeppelin Airships, Causes of Accidents, 22/ See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Agreements, Labour. See Labour
  • Agricultural Hall. See Exhibition
  • — Machinery, Trials in Belgium, 201
  • Agriculture in 1913, Report on, 570
  • — Electricity in, 158 . ....
  • — Lime and Sulphate of Ammonia as Fertilisers, 872
  • — Use of Bore-IIolc Water in Australia in, 90
  • Agriculture, Use of Peat as Manure in, 359
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Ailsa Craig Motor-Car Co., Ltd.; Marine Oil- Engine, with Electric Self-Starter, 420
  • Air, Atmospheric, Electrification of, 167
  • — Compressed. See Compressed Air; Pneumatic
  • — Compressor, with Automatic Regulator (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 64*
  • — Compressors, Design of Pistons for (Review), 244
  • — Compressors for Diesel Engines, 16*, 182*, 616
  • — Compressors, Explosions of Oil in, 603. See 481
  • — Compressor, Scott’s, with Ball-Valves, 252*
  • — Compressor, Two-Stage, for Portsmouth Dockyard, 479*
  • — Cooled Bearing, Fan for Prat Draught System, 556*
  • — Filters for Turbo-Generators, 367
  • — Flow Meter for Compressed-Air Systems, 165*
  • — Friction in Pipes, 881
  • — Friction of Turbine Wheels, Formula) for, 362. See 883
  • — Gases in, Freezing-Points of, 639
  • — Liquid, and its Applications, 331
  • — Liquid, Effect on Manganese Steel, 767
  • — Liquid, Electrification of Tourmaline Crystal in, 324
  • — Manufacture of Nitrates from. See Rjukan Power Plant and 331
  • — Pollution of, Apparatus for Measuring, 848
  • — Pressures on Aeroplane Models, Weighing-Machine for, 674*. See also Wind
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Ratio of Specific Heats of, and of Other Gases, 474
  • — Receivers, Acetylene Welded, and Tests of, 302*. See 298
  • — Receiver, Explosion of, on Motor - Ship “Suecia,” 503
  • — Resistance of Aeroplanes, 630*, 681*, 718, 722*
  • — Resistance of Bars, Struts and Wires, 139*, 719*. See 181*
  • — Saturated, Volumes of, 39*
  • — in Surface Condensers. See Ucat Transmission in Surface Condensers
  • — Turbulent Motion in, 58
  • — Upper, Investigations by Pilot Balloons, 115, 249, 634
  • — Upper, Temperature of, 534
  • — Velocity Indicator, Short’s Pitot Tubes, 627*
  • — Velocity, Measurement of, 627*, 642
  • Airships. See Aeronautics
  • Airy’s Experiments on Optical Aberration, 268
  • Aisgill, Railway Accident at, 25
  • Aitken Water-Divider for Measuring Feed Water, 774*
  • Akamatsu, Baron ; Presidential Address to Japanese Institution of Naval Architects on Japanese Naval Progress, 191
  • “ Aki,” Japanese Battleship, 430*
  • Albrecht-Dansk Arc-Welding Process, 299
  • Alcohol, Methyl, Specific Inductive Capacity of, 324
  • — as a Motor-Fuel, 189, 470
  • Allan Liner “ Calgarian,” Trials of, 396
  • Allen, E., and Co., Ltd.; Manganese-Steel Cross-Over, 94*
  • Allen, E., on the Liverpool Gas Works, 848
  • Allen, W. H., Son and Co., Ltd.; Circulating Pumps for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 693*
  • Allen’s Experiments on Surface-Condensers. See Heat Transmission in Surface-Condensers
  • Alloy8. See Metallurgy, Microphotographs, and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Alpha Particles, Passage through Photographic Films, 773
  • Alternating Current. See Electric
  • — Stress. See Tests (Materials)
  • Alternators. See Generators, Electric
  • Alumina, Melting-Point of, 782
  • Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — and Copper Conductors for Overhead Lines, 97
  • — Die-Casting of, 144, 181
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • America, Central and South, The Republics of (Review), 511. See also next volume
  • — South, Encyclopaedia of (Review), 764
  • — See also United States
  • American and British Railways, Methods of
  • Handling Luggage, 181
  • American Chemical Society, Presidential Address by A. D. Little on Research Work, 187
  • — Institution of Electrical Engineers. See Electrical Engineer*
  • — Motor-Cars, Design of, 123
  • — Railways, Mechanical Stokers on, 568*, 5tS
  • — Society of Mechanical Engineers. See Mechanical Engine* rs
  • — Society pf Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. See Naval Architects Ammonia Condenser, Block, and Test Results, 27*
  • — and Platinum Chloride Compounds, 355
  • — Sulphate of, Production from Coke Ovens, 646, 872
  • — Sulphate of, Production and Consumption of, 760, 872
  • Amorphous Cement Theory of the Hardening of Metals, 661, 885*
  • — Nature of Polished Metal Surfaces, 675
  • Analysis, Chemical, of Carbides from Tungsten Steels, 434 ; from Nickel Steels, 470
  • — Chemical, of Copper - Aluminium - Nickel Alloys, 399
  • — Chemical, of Defective Boiler Plates, 651
  • — Chemical, Gauging Water Flow by, 679
  • — Chemical, of Nickel Steels, 468, 470
  • — Chemical, of Tungsten Steels, 433
  • — Chemical, of Welded Steel Sheets, 303
  • — of Gases by Positive Rays, 494
  • Anchors, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Anglo-Swedish Arc-Welding Process, 299
  • Angular Measurements, Accuracy of, 20. See 50, 128
  • Annealing. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Annual Publications. See LITERATURE INDEX Anthropological Exhibits at Royal Society Soiree, 677
  • Anti-Friction Metals. See Metallurgy
  • Anti-Rolling Tanks, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 732
  • Anti-Rolling Tanks, Effect of, 192
  • Antimony Alloys. See Metallurgy
  • — Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams “Anyo Maru,” S.S., with Geared Turbines, Power-Speed Curves, 822*
  • “Aosta,” Sailing-Ship with Savoia Oil-Engine, 182*. See 228
  • Apparatus, Scientific, Exhibition of, Royal Society Soiree, 674*, 847
  • Applied Electro-Chemistry, Principles of (Renew), 553
  • Appointments. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Apprentices, Education of, in Germany, 58, 76
  • — Training Scheme at L. Loewe and Co.’s Works, 76
  • Aqueduct, Catskill, New York Water Supply, 338*, 407*, 585*. 701*, 765*, 831*. See 71, 261*

Aquitania, Cunard Liner (J. Brown and Co., Ltd.):

  • 619*, 655*, 678*, 693*, 727*, 811. See 539*, 670
  • Anti-Rolling Tanks, 732 Baggage-Cranes and Hoists, 742*
  • Boilers, 696*
  • Complement of the Ship, 743 Condensing Plant, 693*
  • Decks, Arrangement of, 732*
  • Design and Construction of Hull, 727*. See 639*
  • Electrical Equipment, 737*
  • Engineers’ Stores and Workshops, 701
  • Evaporating and Distilling Plant, 696*
  • Feed-Pumps, Heaters, &c., 694*, 701*
  • Fire Prevention and Detection, 540*, 711*
  • First Voyage, 818
  • Gauge Index (Plate LXXV.), 659*
  • Kitchen Appliances, 734 Life-Boat Equipment, 670, 732*
  • Mooring and Anchor Gear, 742*
  • Navigating Appliances, 740*
  • Passenger Accommodation, 733
  • — Lifts, 733*
  • Pumps for Sundry Purposes, 696*
  • Refrigerating Plant, 734*
  • Sanitary Arrangements, 787*
  • Steam and Manoeuvring-Valves, 655*. See 622*
  • — Separators, 655*
  • Thrust-Blocks and their Adjustment, 621*
  • Trials, 678*
  • Turbine Bearings and Bushes, 621*
  • Turbine Bearings, Main, Lubrication of, 024
  • — Lifting Gear, 624*
  • — Propelling Machinery, 619*. See 678* Valve, Change, 676*
  • — Manoeuvring, Operating of, 667*
  • — Master, 055*
  • — Operating Levers, Interlocking of, 659
  • — Shut Off, on Low-Pressure Turbines, 057
  • Ventilation and Heating, 099*, 786*
  • Water-Tight Subdivision, 539*, 729*
  • Wireless Installation, 732*
  • Arabis,” Motor Ship, 406 Arc. See Electric and Furnace
  • Arch Bridge, Optical Determination of Stresses in, 560
  • — Cast-Iron, Southwark Bridge, Demolition of, 313*
  • — Three-Pinned, Roof of Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 73*
  • Archaeological Exhibits, Royal Society Soiree, 848
  • Architects and Engineers and the Design of Steel Work, 603
  • — Naval. See Naval Architects Architectural Steel-Work, Approximate Formula)
  • for Design, 500
  • Architecture, Indian (Review), 311
  • Argentine Railways, Manganese - Steel Cross- Overs for, 94*, 594*
  • Argylls, Ltd.; Aero-Engine with Sleeve-Valves, 420*
  • Armament. See Guns, Warships Armour, Penetration of Modern Guns, 447*. See 461
  • — Plate Mill, Boring Housing of, at Gruson Works, 548*
  • — Plates for Spanish Battleship, Trials of, 388*
  • — Protection of Battleships, 431, 447*, 450, 451, 460
  • — See also IVaraAijM and PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Armoured Turrets, Chilled Iron, 647
  • — Ships. See Warships
  • Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Ltd.: Trials of Armour-Plates for Spanish Battleship, 388*; Coast-Defence Ships for Norway, 818. See Erratum, 842 ; Lock-Gates for Hull Docks, 866*
  • Army Aeroplanes and Airships. See Aeronautics
  • — Transport, War Office Subsidies for Motor-Lorries, 709, 715
  • Arnold, Prof. J. O., on Chemical and Mechanical Relations of Iron, Tungsten, and Carbon, and of Iron, Nickel, and Carbon, 408, 433*, 468*; on Sulphides in 8teel Ingots, 723* Arresters, Lightning, for Overhead Lines, 133
  • Arrhenius, Prof. S., on the Theory of Electrolytic Dissociation, 746 ; Tyndall Lectures on Chemical and Bio-Chemical Laws, 780
  • Arrol, Sir William, Biography of (Review), 43
  • Arrol, Sir William, and Co., Ltd.; Demolition of Southwark Bridge, 313*; 250-Ton Cantilever Crane and 10-Ton Travelling Tower Cranes for Portsmouth Dockyard, 514*
  • Artesian Wells. See Wells
  • Articulated Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • Artillery. See Guns and PARAORAPH INDKX
  • Arts, Royal Society of, W. K. Ormandy, on Motor Fuels, with Special Reference to Alcohol. 189; Prof. W. B. Bottomley, on a New Type of Artificial Manure, 369 ; Dr. F. M. Perkin, on the Oil Resources of the Colonies, 459; Cantor Lectures by W. Burton, on the Ceramic Industry, 669 ; J. O. Hawkshaw, on the Channel Tunnel, 707
  • Ash-Expellers, Stone’s, S.S. " Aquitania,” 697*
  • — Hoists, Railton-Campbell, S.S. *' Aquitania,” 697*
  • Ashokan Reservoir, New York Water Supply, 330*
  • Ashton-under-Lyne, Treatment of Plumbo-Solvent Water for, 65
  • Asiatic Turkey, Railways of, 878
  • Asquith, W., Ltd.; Radial Drill for Turbine Work, 212*; Travelling Radial Drill for Plates, 521*
  • Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen and the Railway Conciliation Scheme, 469
  • Association, British Engineers, and Trade with China, 353
  • — Manchester Steam-Users’, Report of, 786
  • — of Engineers in Charge; D. J. Smith on the Commercial Motor-Vehicle in Service, 91
  • — British. See British Association
  • — Engineering. See Institutions Assouan Dam and Egyptian Irrigation, 745
  • Aster Engineering Co., Ltd., Green Aeroplane Engine, 146*
  • Aston’s Micro-Balance for Density of Gases, 876
  • Astronomy, Photographs of Milky Way, 677
  • — Spectra of the Sun, Stars, and Comets, 817*
  • Atlantic Liners. See Steamers
  • Atlas Works, Sheffield, 6000-Ton Forging-Press at, 842*
  • Atmosphere, Gases in. Freezing Points of 639
  • — Electrification of the, 167
  • — Manufacture of Nitrates from. See Bjukan Power Plant and Sitroijen
  • — Pollution of, Apparatus tor Measuring, 848
  • — Turbulent Motion in, 58
  • — Upper, Investigations by Pilot Balloons, 115, 249, 534
  • — Upper, Temperature of, 534
  • Atomic Forces, Effect on Specific Inductive Capacity, 324, 354
  • Atomic Structure of Crystals, Models Illustrating, 675
  • Atoms, Electric Charges on, and Properties of Matter, 323*, 364*, 380*
  • Atoms, Structure of. Spectroscopic Investigations, 496 ; X-Ray Investigation, 814. See also Thomson
  • Augsburg-Nurnberg Maschinenfabrik, Acetylene Plant for, 704*
  • Austenite, Nature of, 662, 890*
  • Austin Drainage Excavator Co.; Trench Digging- Machine. 708*
  • Australia, Water Snpply from Artesian Wells, 89 Australian Railways, Comparisons with U.S. Railways, 845
  • — Railways, Gauge Problem on, 780, 845
  • — Railways, Revenue and Expenditure of, 7S2
  • Australian Navy, Submarines for, 100*
  • Austria. Witkowitz Iron Works, Comparisons of Talbot, Wellman, and Fixed Furnaces at, 660, 682*
  • Austro-Daimler Aeroplane Engines, 346", 669*
  • Autogenous Welding. See Welds and Welding Automatic Machine-Tools. See Machine-Tools
  • — Regulator for Air-Compressor, 64*
  • — Telephones, Siemens’, 286
  • Automobile Engineers, Institution of ; Prof. J. Goodman on the Design of Roller and Ball-Bearings, 34 ; A. L. Clayden on the Economics of Motor-Car Design, 123
  • — See Motor-Cars
  • Auxiliary Machinery, Marine. See Marine; "Britannic" and "Aquitania
  • Aviation. See Aeronautics “Avro” Biplanes, 419*
  • Axles, Front and Back, Daimler Commercial Motor Vehicle, 78*, 80*
  • Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.; Cranes with Balanced Lulling - Gear, 150* ; Baggage Cranes for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742* ; Lulling- Gear for Sheerlegs, 820*
  • Back-Pressure Valves, Oxy-Acetylene Blow- Pipes, 705*
  • Bag-Filters, Cleaning Blast-Furnace Gas by, C64, 688*. See 646, 816
  • Baggage Cranes for S.S. “ Britannic,” 281
  • — Cranes and Hoists for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Bairstow, L., on the Stability of Aeroplanes, 126
  • Baker, G. S., on the Resistance of Mercantile Ship Form, 463, 465*
  • Baker-Street and Waterloo Railway ; Improvements at Embankment Station, 110*
  • Bakerian Lecture, Royal Society, by Professor A. Fowler, on Series Lines in Spark Spectra, 495
  • Balance, Aerodynamic for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 674*
  • — Micro, for Density of Gases, 676
  • — Wheel, Mordey’s Electric, 847
  • Balanced Throttle-Valve (Lancaster and Tonge, Ltd.), 838*
  • Balancing Machine for Engine Fly-Wheels, 349*
  • Baldwin Locomotive Works, Double-Ported Valves for Locomotives, 197* ; Articulated Locomotive with Steam-Driven Tender, 667*
  • Ballast, Water, and the Stability of Ships, 519
  • Ball Bearings. See Bearings
  • — Mills, Manufacture atGruson Works, 548*
  • — Steel, Corrosion by Lubricating Oils, 81*, 128, 162*, 327
  • — Valves. Scott’s Air-Compressor with, 252*
  • Ballistic Galvanometer, Moving Coil, Theory of, 300
  • — Impact Pressure of Bullets, 200*
  • — Pendulum for Measuring Detonation Pressures, 199*
  • Balloons. See Aeronautics Bands, Steel, for Power Transmission, Eloesser, 291*
  • Barge, Rock-Drilling, Panama Canal, 40*
  • Barnard’s Self-Discharging Grab, 524*
  • Barometer Readings, Reduction in Absolute Units, 760
  • Bars, Air Resistance of, 139*, 719*. See 181*
  • Basic Slag, Production and Utilisation of, 646
  • Batchelet Electromagnetic Railway, 666 Batteries. See Electric
  • Battin, H., and Co.; Benedict Chain-Wrench, 670*. See Erratum, 611 Battles, Naval, Range in, 448 Battleships. See Warships Beams, Bending Moments and Shearing Forces Due to Rolling Loads, 292*, 305*
  • — Steel, Approximate Formula) for Design, 500
  • Beardmore Austro-Daimler Aeroplane Engines, 345*, 669*
  • Beare, Prof. T. H., Report on Trials of Motor Fire-Engines, 664, 604
  • Bearing, Air-Cooled, Fan for Prat Draught System, 656*
  • — Ball, Corrosion by Lubricating Oils, 81*, 128, 162*. 327
  • — Ball, for Gyroscopes, 229*
  • — Ball, for Looms, 446*
  • — Ball and Roller, Design of, 34
  • — for Cold-Rolling Mills, Design of, 768*
  • — Roller, for Calender-Bswls, 446* ; for Cold-Rolling Mills, 769*
  • — for Silent Driving-Chains, 100*
  • — Thrust-Block, for S.S. “ Britannic,” 278*
  • — Thrust, The Michell, 179*. See 183
  • — Thrust, and Plain, Turbines of S.S. “Aquitania,” 621*
  • — Turbine, Design of, 231
  • Beaver Kill Dykes, Ashokan Reservoir, New York Water Supply, 339
  • Bed-Plates, Diesel Engines, Design of, 677*
  • — Plates, Mill-Engine, Failure of, 233*
  • Beilby Prize Committee, Institute of Metals, Report on the Solidification of Metals, 385, 437*. 471
  • Beilby’s Theory of the Hardening of Metals, 661, 885*
  • Belgium, Trials of Agricultural Machinery in, 201
  • — Unemployment Insurance in, 54
  • Bell, J. M., on the Mineral Industry of Canada, 124
  • — Electric, Ignition of Colliery Gases by, 638 Belt-Drives for Rolling-Mills, 609
  • — Fencing of, 259
  • — Steel, Eloesser, for Power Transmission, 291*
  • Benardos System of Electric Welding, 298, 299, 300*
  • Bending Moments in Frames of Diesel Engines, 577*
  • — Momenta on Railway Bridges Due to Rolling-Loads, 292*, 306*
  • Bends, Steam-Pipe, Stresses in, 857*. See 484
  • Benedict Chain-Wrench, 670*. See Erratum, 611
  • Bennet's Safety-Hook fer Mine-Cages, 838*
  • Bennis Stokers at Neasden Power Station, 198
  • Bentley Colliery, Stone-Dusting at, 292 I
  • Benzene, Molecular Structure of, 391*
  • — Still and Condenser, Arc and Acetylene-Welded, 303*
  • Benzol, Production from Coke-Ovens, 645
  • Bergen, Norway, Gas-Works Practice in, 871
  • Berlin, Education of Workmen in, 68, 76. See 181, 633
  • — Stettin Canal, 639'
  • Berriman, A E., on Aeronautics, 639. See 706
  • Bessemer Medal, Iron and Steel Institute, Awarded to Mr. E. Riley, 642
  • Bevel Gears. See Gears Bioycles, Gray’s Gyrostatic Control for, 716
  • Bilbao Harbour, Action of Waves on Breakwater, 176*
  • Biles, Sir J. H., on Life-Saving Appliances for Ships, 316*, 364* ; on Modern Ships, 393 Bilge Keels, Resistance of, 332*
  • Binary Alloys. See Allans under Metallurgy
  • — Vapour Engine using Mercury, 498 Binders, Bituminous, for Road Construction, 22, 427
  • — for Overhead Electric Conductors, 98* Binnacle with Kelvin Vertical-Card Compass, 740*
  • Biological Chemistry, Laws of, 780
  • — Exhibits at Royal Society Soir6e, 677, 848
  • Biplanes. See Aeronautics
  • Bird Flight. See Aeronautics
  • — Forms and Aeroplane Design, 487
  • Birmingham Association of Mechanical Engineers, Annual Dinner, 256. See 296
  • — Collection of Watt Relics at, 256, 296
  • — Extension of Wolseley Motor-Car Works at, 116*
  • — Snow Hill Station. See Snow Ilill Bituminous Binders for Road Construction, 22,
  • — Coal-Gas Producers, Tar Extraction by Glass Wool Filters, 64
  • Blackman Ventilating Fans, S.S. “Aquitania,” 701*
  • Blacksmiths’ Shops. See Smiths' Shops
  • Blades, Turbine, Formula for Windage, 362. See 883
  • Blast-Furnace. See Furnace Blasting Rock, Panama Canal, 42 ; Catskill Aqueduct, 588, 701*. See 832*
  • — Use of Liquid Oxygen in, 331
  • Bleriot Aeroplanes, 417, 419
  • Blind, Type-Reading Optophone for the, 847
  • Block Ammonia Condenser, 27*
  • — Setting Crane. See Crane
  • — Setting, Floating Sheers for, 485*
  • Blohm and Voss; Hamburg-Amerika Liner “ Vaterland,” 712*
  • Blow-Pipes, Oxy-Acetylene, Acetylene Plant for Supplying, 704*
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Analyses and Tests of Welds, 303. See 298
  • — Pipes, Oxy-Acetylene, Back-Pressure Valves for, 705*
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Bending Tests for Welded Tubes, 298
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Cutting Metals with, 274*, 297, 299
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Cutting Plates by, Construction of S.S. " Britannic," 274
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Surface Hardening by, 212*
  • — Pipe. Oxy-Acetylene, Use in Boiler Repairs, 207 298 299
  • — Pipe, Oxy-Acetylene, Welding by, 297, 301*
  • Board of Trade Report on Metropolitan Traffic, 87. See 125
  • — of Trade Report on Steam-Pipe Explosion, S.S. “Millwall,” 65
  • — of Trade Statistics: Labour and Trade in 1913, 136: British Railways, 821; Iron and Steel Production, 458 ; Trade Unions, 635 ; Railway Accidents, 714, 746 Boat Equipment, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 670, 732*
  • — Evinrude Detachable Motor for, 420*
  • — for Hydro-Aeroplanes, Design of, 721*
  • — Launching Gear, Harland and Wolff’s Davits for S.S. “ Britannic,” 282*
  • — Life-Saving on Passenger Steamers ; Stowage and Handling of, 315*, 364*, See 670, 732*
  • — Life-Saving, Stability and Capacity of, 317*. See 364
  • — Motor. See Motor-Boats
  • — Submarine. See Warships
  • Bogie, Locomotive, with Timmis Springs, 488*
  • Boiler Capacity and Power of Superheater Locomotives, 493
  • — Feed-Pump. See Pump
  • — Feed-Water. See Water
  • — Feed-Water Softening. See Water-Softening
  • — Furnaces. See Furnace and Stoker
  • — Heated by Solar Radiation. See Shuman Sun-Power Plant
  • — Heated by Surface-Combustion, 357
  • — Inspection, Report of Manchester Steam-Users' Association, 786
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotives
  • — Marine, Double-Ended ; S.S. “ Britannic,279*. See 487 ; S.S. “ Aquitania,” 698*
  • — Marine, Pnidhon Combined Cylindrical and Water-Tube, 152*. See 487
  • — Marine, Weight of, and Efficiency of Riveted Joints, 487*
  • — Plants, Calculation, Design, and Working of (Review), 612
  • — Plates, Flat Stayed, Strength of, 190
  • — Plates, Steel, Failures of, 647*, 662
  • — Prat System of Induced Draught for, 654*
  • — Repairs. Use of Autogenous Welding, 297, 298 299
  • — Room’s, S.S. “ Aquitania," 696*
  • — Superheated Steam, Deposits due to Priming, 532
  • — Trials with Prat Induced Draught, 656
  • — Tubes, Prevention of Corrosion, Cowper-Coles Process, 828*
  • — Vertical. Arc and Acetylene-Welded, 303*
  • — Water-Tube, Marine, the Miki, 193*
  • — Water-Tube, Niclausse, at Southend Power Station, 680*
  • — Water-Tube, Yarrow, S.8. “ Imperator,” 799
  • — See also Engines and Boilers in PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Bollinckx, H.; Measurement of Steam-Engine Valve Leakage, 268,
  • Bolsover, G. R., on Sulphides in Steel Ingots, 723*
  • Bolts, Connecting-Rod, Failures of, 235*
  • — Lathe Attachment for Turning and Screwing, 10*
  • — Reduction in Size of Nuts for, 357*
  • Bombay, Tata Power Plant, Testing and Drilling Pipe B for, 500*
  • Bone, Prof. W. A., on Surface Combustion 356*
  • Books Received, 9, 43, 72, 171, 211, 245, 311, 342, 478, 513, 653, 690, 765, 803
  • Bore-Holes. See Wells Boring Apparatus for Oil-Wells, 427
  • — Machine. See Machine-Tools Boron-Hydrogen Compounds, 125
  • Bottomley, Prof. W. B., on a New Type of Artificial Manure, 359
  • Boyer, Pneumatic Hammers, Development of, 164*
  • Boys, Prof. C. V., Soap-Bubble Blower, 674
  • Braced Columns, Strength of, 632
  • Brackenbury, H. I., on Pneumatic Tools, 163*
  • Bragg, Prof. W. H., on Models Illustrating Structure of Crystals, 675; on X Rays and Crystal line Structure, 814
  • Brake for Testing Pneumatic Drills, 167*
  • — See also Dynamometer
  • Bramwell, F. H., on the Pitch of Aerial Propellers, 259*. See 347
  • Brass, Cellular Structure of, 439*
  • — Cold-Rolling of, Time to Anneal in, 584*
  • — Crystal Twinning in, 885*
  • — Effect of Vanadium on, 411
  • — Microstructure of, Developing by Fuming, 792. See 386
  • — (Muntz Metal), Effect of Heat Treatment on, 386*, 789*
  • — Rods, Hard-Drawn, Brittleness in, 386, 793*
  • — Tubes, Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Micro-Chemistry of Corrosion in, 413
  • — Nomenclature of, 384, 605. See also Bronze and Metallurgy
  • Brazelle’s Direct-Acting Steam-Pump, 164*
  • Brazil, Straker and Co., Ltd.; Djinn Marine Oil-Engine, 382*
  • Breakdowns. See Accidents
  • Breakwaters, Action of Waves on, 175*. See 296
  • — Stepped-Face, Advantages of, 177*, 29C
  • Breathing Apparatus for Mine-Rescue Work, 498
  • — Apparatus, Oxygen, Use in Westphalian Collieries, 818
  • Breuer, Schumacher and Co. A.-G.; Vertical Turning and Boring-Mill, 360*
  • Brickmaking, Recent Developments in, 669 Bricks, Manufacture from Blast-Furnace Slag, 646
  • Bridge, Arch, Optical Determination of Stresses in, 566
  • — Foot, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 173*
  • — Plate Girder, George's Landing-Stage, Liverpool, 264* ; Method of Erection, 266*
  • — Southwark, Demolition of Cast-Iron Arched Ribs, 313*
  • — Testing, Work of the Materialpriifungsamt, 91
  • — Tow’er, Wind-Pressure Experiments on, 881
  • — Struts. See Struts
  • — Electric. See Electric
  • — Railway, Rolling-Loads on, 292*, 305*
  • Brimblecombe, P. Y., on the Stability of Ships in Damaged Conditions, 619
  • Briquetting Plant, Portable, Coal, for Railways, 454*
  • Bristol Aeroplanes, 415
  • Bristol, Marquis of, Presidential Address to the Institution of Naval Architects, on the Year’s Progress in Shipbuilding, 460 Bristol University, Apparatus for Studying Water-Jets, 696*
  • " Britannic,” White Star Liner, 273*
  • British Army, Aviation in the, 359
  • — Army, Subsidies for Motor Lorries, 709, 716
  • — Association Committee for Radiotelegraphic
  • Investigation and the Solar Eclipse, 3eo
  • — Colonies, Oil Resources of, 459
  • — Columbia, Yarrow’s Works at Esquimalt, 160
  • — Engineers’ Association and Trade with China, 363
  • — Fire-Prevention Committee, Tests for Chemical Extinguishers, 178, 229 ; Fire-Tests of Partitions, <73
  • — Navy. See Warships
  • — Niclausse Boiler Co., Ltd.; Niclausse Boilers at Southend, 680*
  • — Shipping. See Shipping
  • — Westinghouse Co., Ltd.; Turbo-Generators for S.S. “ Aquitania," 737*
  • Brittleness in Brass Rods, 386, 793*
  • — in Mild Steel, 91
  • — in Steel Boiler Plates, 647*, 662
  • Broadbent, F. J.; Apparatus for Studying Water-Jets. 596*
  • Bronze, Aluminium, Crystal Twinning in, 887*
  • — Aluminium, Hardening of, 662, 887*
  • — Aluminium, Influence of Nickel on, 399*, 412
  • — Effect of Lead on Strength at High Temperatures, 405*, 412
  • — Molten, Absorption of Oxygen by, 406, 413
  • — Propellers, Erosion of, 535
  • — See also Brass and Metallurgy
  • — High Temperature Tensile Tests of, 405*, 412
  • — Nomenclature of, 384, 605
  • Broom and Wade, Ltd.; Air-Compressor with Automatic Regulator, 64*
  • Brown, Boveri and Co.; Continuous-Service Surface-Condenser, 753*
  • Brown Bros, and Co., Ltd.; Steering Gear for S.8. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Brown, J., and Co., Ltd.; 6000-Ton Forging Press for, 842* ; Construction of S.S. "Aquitania.” See "Aquitania."
  • Brown, Lenox and Co., Ltd.; Mooring Gear for
  • S.S. " Aquitania,” 742*
  • Brown Relay for Wireless Telegraphy, 126
  • Brushwood Mattresses, Foundations for River Training Walls, 441*
  • Buckets, Air-Pump, Failures of, 233*
  • Bucket-Dredger. See Dredger Buckingham, E., on Formula for Windage of Turbine Wheels, 362
  • Buenos Ayres Electric Subway, Manganese Steel Crossing for, 694*
  • Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway, Manganese-Steel Cross-Over for, 94*
  • Building Construction. See also Ferro-Concrete and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Heating and Ventilation of; Instrument for Measuring Hate of Cooling, 676 ; Experimental Investigations, 849
  • — Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Enlargement of, 842*
  • — Steel-Frame, Approximate Formula) for Design, 600 , ,
  • — Steel-Work for, Architects' and Engineers Designs, 003
  • — Work, Delay in Commencing, 631 .
  • Bulkheads, Fire-Screen, for S.S. “ Aquitania, 640*. 731*. See 618
  • — See Water-Tight Subdivisions Bullets, Rifle, Impact Pressures of, 200*
  • Bureau of Mines. See United States
  • — of Standards. See United States Burma, Rangoon River Training Works, 441*
  • Burmeister and Wain; Motor-Ship “ Fionia
  • with Diesel Engines, 44*
  • Burnett, John, The late, 180
  • Burton, W.; Cantor Lectures on the Ceramic Industry, 609
  • Business Aspect of Engineering, 073
  • By-Products in Iron and Steel Manufacture, 644. See 773
  • CABLES, Chain, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • — See also Wire Ropes and Electric Cableway. See Wire Ropeway
  • Cadets, Naval, Training of, 641
  • Cages, Mine, Safety-Hook for, 838*
  • “ Cairnro9s,” S.S., Geared Turbines in, 706
  • Caissons for Locks : Portsmouth Dockyard, 843*; Panama Canal, 770*
  • Calcutta, Union Jute Mills, Geared Exhaust Steam-Turbine for, 208*
  • Calender Bowls, Roller-Bearings for, 446*
  • — Linoleum, Gruson Works, 648*
  • “Calgarian,” S.S., Allan Liner, Trials of,^396
  • Calorific Power as a Standard for Gas, 871
  • Calorifiers, Hoyle's, for S.S. “Aquitania.” 737*
  • Calorimeter, Coal, Macklow-Smith’s, 285*
  • — Liquid Hydrogen, Determination of Specific Heats in, 190. See 497
  • Cam-Shaft Milling - Machine, Wolseley Works, 3.17* .
  • Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd.: Recording Densimeter, 571* ; Aerodynamic Balance, b74*
  • Cammell Laird and Co., Ltd.; Floating Dock for Portsmouth, 581*
  • Canada, Development of Mineral Industry, 124. See 8
  • — Grand Trunk Railway, Statistics of, 612
  • — Nickel Industry of (Review), 8
  • — Transportation in, and Montreal Harbour, 671
  • — Yarrow’s Works at Esquimalt, 160
  • Canadian Customs Cruiser “Margaret,” 126
  • — Pacific Liner “Empress of Ireland, Loss of, 779
  • — Railway Ferry and Ice-Breaking Steamer, 119 Canal, Berlin-Stettin, 639*
  • — Boats, Form of Rudder to Prevent Erosion, 355. See 465
  • — Canadian, and the Transport Problem, 571
  • — Erosion by Screw-Propellers, 355. See 465
  • — Panama. See Panama
  • — Suez and Panama, Comparisons of Tonnage Rules, 53
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Cannon, A., on the Rolling of Ships and Stresses Due to Heaving and Pitching, 520
  • Cans, Tin, Machinery for Making, 427
  • Cantilever Cranes. See Cranes
  • Cantor Lectures on the Ceramic Industry, 669
  • “Cap Trafalgar,” Hamburg-American Liner, 395
  • Capacity. See Electric
  • Capital and Labour. See Labour
  • Capitalisation of British Railways, 321
  • Capstan, Compressed Air for Portsmouth Dockyard, 4S0*
  • Capstan Lathe. See Lathe under Machine-Tools
  • — and Windlasses: S.S. “Britannic,” 281 ; S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Carbides from Nickel Steels, Analysis of, 470
  • — in Steel, Electrolytic Method of Isolating, 434*. See 408
  • — from Tungsten Steels, Analysis of, 434 Carbon Compounds, Specific Heats of, 498
  • — Dioxide Compressor, Refrigerating Plant, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 735*
  • — Dioxide Indicator for Mines, 644
  • — Dioxide and Other Gases, Ratio for Specific Heats, 474
  • — Dioxide RefrigeratingMachines, Windhausen Cycle for, 169. See 228
  • — Dioxide Refrigerating Plant for S.S. “ Britannic,” 280*
  • — Effect on High-Speed Tool Steel, 847
  • — Hot, Electric Emis9ivity of, 290
  • — Monoxide, Electric Charges on Dissociated Atoms, 324*
  • — in Steel, Chemical and Mechanical Relations
  • with other Elements, 408, 433*, 468*
  • Carbonisation, Coal and Cellulose, Thermal Phenomena in, 849. See 871
  • Carburation in Theory and Practice (Review), 211
  • Carburettor, Petrol, Austro-Daimler Aeroplane Engine, 669*
  • Carols Frt*res, Marine Diesel Engine, 377*
  • Carels, M., The late, 642
  • Cargo-Steamers. See Steamers Carpenter, Dr. C., on Purification of Gas by Heat, 870*.
  • Carpenter, Prof. H. C. H., on the Hardening of Metals, 661, 885*
  • Car, Motor. See Motor-Car
  • — Railway, for Testing Track-Weighing Machines, 251*
  • — Wheels, Casting in Metal Moulds, 62
  • Carriages, Electric Railway, Weight of, 424. See
  • — Mono-Rail, Schilowsky Gyroscopic, 127. See 592, 678
  • — Railway, Idle Time of, 699
  • — Self-Propelled, on Main Line Railways, 221. See 249, 296
  • Carruthers, J. H., and Co., Ltd.: Feed-Water Filters for S.S. “Britannic," 279*; Pumps for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 090*
  • Cartel. See Kartel Case-Hardening. See Metallurgy
  • Cast-Iron Arch Bridge, Southwark, Demolition of, 313*
  • — Iron, Chilled, Projectiles and Armour of, 647
  • — Iron, Coefficient of Expansion of, 91
  • — Iron Crank-Shaft, Failure of, 230*
  • — Iron, Growth of, Action of Superheated Steam on, 231
  • — Iron, Growth by Repeated Heatings, 231,614*
  • — Iron, Surface Hardening by Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 214*
  • — Iron Water-Pipe, Flexible Joint for, 201*
  • Castings, Chilled Iron, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 647*
  • — Die, Manufacture of, 144, 181
  • — Iron, Production in Metal Moulds, 01
  • — Steel, Stern-Frame of S.S. Britannio,” 274*
  • Castor Oil, Corrosion of Steel Balls by, 81*, 128, 162* 327
  • — Oil, Effect on Gearing. 81, 327 Catalogues, 34, 68, 102, 135, 202, 270, 331, 367, 644, 678, 618, 054, 723, 759, 794, 828, 859, 892. See PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Catskill Aqueduct, New York Water Supply, 338*, 407*, 585*, 701*, 765*, 831*. See 71, 261*
  • Caulking, Lead, for Flexible-Jointed Water- Pipes, 261*
  • Celestial Spectroscopy, 817*
  • Cells. See Electric
  • Cellular Structure in Cooling Liquids, 440*. See 385
  • Celluloid Models, Stress Determination. See Optical Determination of Stress
  • Cellulose, Carbonisation of, Thermal Phenomena in, 849 See 871
  • Cement, Amorphous, and the Hardening of Metals, 661. 885*
  • — Effect of Sulphuretted Hydrogen on, 92
  • — Manufacture from Blast-Furnace Slag, 646
  • — Manufacture, Rotary Kiln for, 548
  • — Manufacture, Steam Shovel for Chalk Quarry, 776* See also PARAGRAPH INDKX Cementation. See Metallurgy
  • Central and South America, The Republics of (Review), 511. See also next volume
  • — Station. See Poner-Station Centrifugal Drving-Machines for Laundry Work, 806*
  • — Pumps. See Pumps, Centrifugal
  • Centring, Steel, Collapsible, for Catskill Aqueduct, 5>>6*, 688*
  • Ceramic Industry, Recent Developments in, 669 Chain Cables for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • — Driven Gear-Box, Daimler Motor Vehicle, 80*
  • — Grate Stokers, Bennis, at Neasden Power Station, 198
  • — Power Transmission by, 99*
  • — Wrench, The Benedict, 670*. See Erratum, 611
  • Chalk Quarry, Steam-Shovel for, 776*
  • Chamber of Commerce, Manchester, and the Compulsory Working of Patents, 122, 257
  • Chambers Motors, Limited, Epicyclic Gear for Motor-Cars, 806*
  • Chambers, Scott and Co.; Baggage-Hoists for S.S. “Aquitania,” 742
  • Chance Brothers, Ltd.; Absorptive Spectacle Glasses, 675
  • Change-Speed Gear. See Gear Channel Steamer “ Konigin Luise,” Fottinger Transformers on, 710
  • — Tunnel, History of, 707
  • Charging Arrangements, Standard, for Electric Vehicles, 367. See 457
  • Charing Cross, Passenger Interchange Station and Looped Tunnel at, 110*
  • Chassis, 2-Ton Daimler, for Commercial Motor Vehicles, 78*
  • Chatley, Prof. H., on Technical Education in China, 23
  • Chemical Action, Concentration on Surfaces, 356
  • — Analysis. See Analysis
  • — Apparatus, Parsons’ Mixing, 675
  • — Decomposition in Magnetic Fields, 92
  • — Fire-Extinguishers, Tests and Specifications for, 178, 229
  • — Manures, Production and Consumption of, 760
  • — and Mechanical Relations of Iron with Other Elements in Steel, 408, 433*, 468*
  • — Method of Gauging Water-Flow, 679, 743*, 773
  • — Reactions in Jellies, 676. See 847
  • — Society, American. See American
  • — Society ; Faraday Lecture by Prof. S. Arrhenius on the Theory of Electrolytic Dissociation, 746
  • — Solutions, Density Recorder for, 671*
  • — Treatment of Plumbo-Solvent Water, 65
  • — Work of the Materialprllfungsamt, 92
  • Chemische Fabrik Rhenania A.-G. ; Steam-Meter, 129*

Chemistry:

  • Biological and General, Laws of Chemistry, 780
  • Boron-Hydrogen Compounds, 125
  • Corrosion. See Corrosion Crystalline Structure of Solidified Gases, 639 v
  • Electric Charges in Atoms and Properties of Matter, 323*, 354*, 390*
  • Electro-Chemistry, Principles of (Review), 553
  • Electrolytic Method of Isolating Carbides in Steel, 434*. See 408
  • Institute of Chemistry ; W. Macnab, on Explosives, 361
  • Manufacture of Acetone in the Highlands, 17
  • Platinum Chloride and Ammonia Compounds, 365
  • Production of Triatomic Hydrogen, 494
  • Properties of Matter at High Pressures and Low Temperatures, 638
  • Removal of Sulphur from Gas, 870*
  • Solution for Etching Mild Steel, 783* See 676
  • Structure of the Atom. See Atom Structure of the Benzene Molecule, 891*
  • Surface Combustion. See Surface Combustion
  • Theory of Electrolytic Dissociation, 746 See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • “Chikuma,” Japanese Cruiser, 432*
  • Chili Saltpetre, Production of, 760 Chilled-Iron Castings, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 547*
  • Chilled-Iron Projectiles and Armour, 647 Chimneys, Steel, Erection of, 50, 81
  • China, British Engineers' Association and Trade with, 353
  • — Industrial Development of, 92
  • — Mining Industry in, 534
  • — South Manchurian Railway in, 327
  • — Technical Education in, 23, 68
  • — University at Hong Kong, Equipment of Engineering Laboratory, 68
  • Chinese Mints, Reorganisation of, 679
  • — Oil Industry, Development by Standard Oil Company, 782
  • Chipping-Hammers, Pneumatic. See Hammers under Machine-Tools
  • Chloride of Platinum and Ammonia Compounds, 355
  • Chromium Oxide, Melting-Point of, 782
  • — Steel, Corrosion of, 294
  • — Tungsten Steel, Effect of Hardening Temperature on Cutting Properties, 436*. See 409
  • Chute, Helical, for Sacks, 705
  • Circulating-Pumps. See Pumps
  • Civil Engineers, French Society of; G. Claude on Liquid Air and its Applications, 331

Civil Engineers, Institution of:

  • Superheating Steam in Locomotives, by H. Fowler, 81
  • New Harbour Works and Dockyards at Gibraltar, by A. Scott, 226 Rail-Steels for Electric Railways, by W. Willox, 288
  • Rail-Corrugation and its Causes, by S. P. W. D’Alte Sellon, 288
  • Recent Developments in Commercial Motor Vehicles, by T. Clarkson, 428
  • Comparative Economics of Tramways and Railless Electric Traction, by T. G. Gribble, 428
  • Transportation Problem in Canada and Montreal Harbour, by F. W. Cowie, 571
  • The Flying-Machine from an Engineering Standpoint, James Forrest Lecture, by F. W. Lanchester, 628*, 681*, 717*
  • Clark and Standfield; Floating-Dock for Portsmouth Dockyard, 581*
  • Clarke, Chapman and Co., Ltd.; Compressed-Air Hauling-Engine for Caissons, Portsmouth Dockyard, 343*
  • Clarkson, T., on Commercial Motor Vehicles, 428
  • Classification of Merchant Shipping, 121 Claude, G., on Liquid Air and Its Applications, 331
  • Clay-Cutting Suction-Dredgers, 852*
  • Clayden, A. L., on the Economics of Motor-Car Design, 123
  • Clays, Fire, Report on, 849
  • Cleaning Apparatus for Ships’ Bottoms, 429
  • — Blast-Furnace Gas by Bag Filters, 664, 688*. See 646, 815
  • — Grain, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • — Producer-Gas by Glass-Wool Screens, 54
  • Cleveland and the Northern Counties, Notes from, 17, 51, 85, 119, 153, 185, 219, 253, 287, 319, 351, 396, 429, 455, 491, 527, 561, 597, 635, 671, 707, 762, 777, 811, 843, 884. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Iron Prices. See Metal rrice Diagrams Cliffs, Action of Waves on, 176*
  • Climate of Earth, Effect of Ice Regions on, 33
  • — Prehistoric, Indications of Fossil Plants, 395
  • — See also Meteorological
  • Clive, R., on Stone-Dusting at Bentley Colliery, 292
  • Clocks, Electric, and Headway Recorders for Trains, 48*
  • Clutch for Damping Torsional Oscillations, Motor-Car Engines, 78*
  • — Friction, Daimler Commercial Motor-Vehicle, 79*
  • — Friction, Epicyclic Gear for Motor-Cars, S09*
  • — Friction, Steam-Operated, for Steam-Shovel, 776*
  • Coaches, Railway. See Carriages
  • Coal Briquetting Plant, Portable, for Railways, 454*
  • — Calorimeter, Macklow-Smith’s, 285*
  • — Carbonisation, Thermal Phenomena in, 849, 871
  • — Consumption in Steamers Using Superheated Steam, 483, 509*
  • — Consumption in Various Industries, 157. See 228
  • — Consumption. See also Trials
  • — Cutting Machines at Colliery Exhibition, 837
  • — Dust Explosions, Prevention by Stone-Dust, 292. See S38
  • — Dust Explosions, U.S. Collieries, Prevention of, 572
  • — Dust, Ignition by Frictional Electricity, 659. See 676
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Handling, Barnard’s Self-Discharging Grab for, 524*
  • — Mine. See Colliery
  • — Mining in China, 534
  • — Mining, Employment and Trade in 1913, 136
  • — Production of Motor Spirit from, 189
  • — Refuse, Power Production from, 156
  • — Spontaneous Combustion in Mines, 23, 224
  • — Washing and Screening Machinery, 530. See 837
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Coaling Berths, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Coast - Defence Ships for Norway, 818. See Erratum, 842
  • Coates, John, The late, 253
  • Cobb, Prof. J. W. on Thermal Phenomena in Carbonisation, 849, 871 ; on the Influence of Red-Hot Coke on Gaseous Products of Carbonisation, 850, 871
  • Cocks, Indicator, Flow of Steam Through, 268
  • Coefficient of Expansion of Cast Iron, 91
  • Cofferdams. Sheet Piling, Portsmouth Dockyard Works. 239*. 240*, 241*
  • Coherers. See Telegraphy, Wireless Coke, Dry Cooling of, 848
  • — Ovens and Ammonia Recovery in Gas Works,
  • 872
  • — Ovens, By-Products from, 045. See 647 Cold Rolling of Brass, Time to Anneal in, 584
  • — Rolling Mills, Design of Bearings for, 768*
  • — Rolling Mills, Electrically-Driven, in India, 584
  • — Storage and Ice Association ; F. A. Wilcox and G. C. Hodsdon, on the Windhausen Cycle for Refrigerating Machines, 159. See 228
  • — Storage. See also Refrigeration
  • — Work, Hardening of Metals by, 661, 885*
  • — Wrought Metals. Internal Strains in, 074
  • Collapsible Steel Forms for Catskill Aqueduct, 586*, 588*
  • Collars, Linen, Ironing-Machine for, 836*
  • College. See Education
  • Collie, Prof. J. N., on the Production of Neon and Helium by the Electric Discharge, 258
  • Collieries, Coal - Washing and Screening Machinery for, 630. See 837
  • — Electric Accumulator Lamps for, 223. See 837 ; Gas Indicator for, 644
  • — Coal-Cutting Machines for, 837
  • — Ignition of Gases by Electric Sparks in, 638
  • — Impregnation of Timber for, 602
  • — Power Production by Exhaust-Steam Turbines, 611
  • — Schoeller Diffusion-Gas Indicator for, 644
  • — Spontaneous Combustion in, 23, 224
  • — United States, Prevention of Explosions in, 572
  • — Westphalian, Use of Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus in, 818
  • — Whistle Fire-Damp Indicator for, 92 Colliery Cages, Safety Hook for, 838*
  • — Explosions, Ignition of Coal-Dust by Frictional Electricity, 659. See 676
  • — Explosions, Prevention by Stone-Dust, 292. See 838
  • — Explosion, Senghenydd, Report on, 637
  • — and Mining Exhibition, Manchester, 837*
  • — Refuse, Power Production from, 156
  • — Rescue Work, Improved Apparatus for, 498
  • — Rescue Work, Motor-Car for, 361*
  • — Shaft Sinking, Electric versus Compressed-Air Pumps for, 260
  • — Tilmanstone, Electric Shaft-Sinking Pumps for, 260
  • — Winding-Engines. See Winding-Engines
  • — See also Mines; Coal; Winding-Engines Collisions. See Accidents
  • Colloids, Chemical Reactions in, 676. See 847
  • Colonial Engineering Projects. See Engineering Projects
  • Colonies, British, Naval Defence of, 389. See 374
  • — British, Oil Resources of, 459 Columns, Braced, Strength of, 532
  • — for Diesel Engines, Design of, 677*
  • — and Foundations, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 75*, 175*
  • — Long, Critical Loads for, 566*. See 819, 883
  • — Steel, Approximate Formula; for Design, 500
  • Combination Screw Propellers, Efficiency of, 452, 462
  • Combined Turbine and Reciprocating Engine, for Indian Textile Mills, 208*
  • — Turbines and Reciprocating Engines for
  • Marine Propulsion, Progress of, 499. See also '*Britannic”
  • Combustion, Spontaneous, of Coal in Mines, 23, 224
  • — Surface. See Surface Combustion Comets, Spectra of, 818
  • Commerce. See also Industries and Commerce in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Commercial Aspect of Engineering, 673
  • — Motor-Cars. See Motor
  • — Tests of Gas-Engines in London Factories,
  • 108*, 129*. See Erratum, 153
  • Commission, International Electrotechnical, Report on Symbols, 225, 296
  • — Royal. See Royal Commission Commutator, Mercury, Moidey’s, 847
  • Companies. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Compass, Magnetic, Kelvin Vertical Card, 740*
  • Compensation, Workmen’s. See Labour
  • Composing-Machines at Printing Exhibition, 716
  • Compound Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • Compressed-Air Capstan, Portsmouth Dockyard, 480*
  • — Air versus Electric Pumps for Shaft-Sinking, 260
  • — Air, Energy Used in Pneumatic Drills, 167*
  • — Air Hauling-Engine for Caissons, Portsmouth Dockyard, 343*
  • — Air Hose, Pressure Drop in, 165*, 167
  • — Air, Meter for, 165*
  • — Air Power-Station, Portsmouth Dockyard, 207. See 479*
  • — Air Starting-Gear for Diesel Engines, 617*
  • — Air Systems, Leakage n, 165
  • — Air Tools. See under Machine-Tools
  • — Air, Temperature of Exhaust from Pneumatic Drills, 167*
  • Compressor, Air. See Air-Compressor
  • — COa. Refrigerating Plant of S.S. “ Britannic,’
  • 280* ; of S.S. “ Aquitania,” 735*
  • — Gas, for High-Pressure Lighting, 853*
  • Compulsory Working of Patents and the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, 122, 267
  • Conciliation in Labour Disputes. See Labour, Industrial Notes, and PARAGRAPH INDEX Concrete, Effect of Electric Currents on, 224
  • — Plants, New York Water Supply Works, 340, 687*
  • — Reinforced. See Ferro-Concrete
  • — Work, Construction of Catskill Aqueduct, 586*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Condensers, Air-Pumps for. See Pumps, Air
  • — Ammonia, Block, and Test Results, 27*
  • — Benzine, Arc, and Acetylene-Welded, 303*
  • — Jet, Vacuum-Breaking Valve for, 84*
  • — Surface, Allen’s Experimental, 3*
  • — Surface, Brown-Boveri Continuous-Service, 753*
  • — Surface, Cooling Water Required, 33*
  • — Surface, Heat Transmission in, 1*, 37*, 126*, 128, 161, 181, 487. See Erratum, 51
  • — Surface, Mean Temperature of Circulating Water, 1*
  • — Surface, for S.S. “Britannic,” 279*; for S.S. “Aquitania,” 693*
  • — Tubes, Admiralty Specifications and Tests for, 398
  • — Tubes, Corrosion of, in the Navy, 397
  • — Tubes, Critical Velocity of Water in. See Heat Transmission in Surface-Condensers
  • — Tubes, Friction of Water in, 39*
  • — Tubes, Temperature Distribution along, 37*
  • — See also Electric
  • Condensing Plant, Weir’s Uniflux, S.S. “Aquitania,” 693*
  • Conductivity, Thermal and Electrical, of Metals and Alloys, 426
  • — See also Electric
  • Conference, International, on Safety of Life at Sea, 155, 365*
  • Congress, Engineering, at San Francisco, 396
  • — Rubber, International, 228
  • Connecting-Rods, Mill-Engine, Failures of, 235*
  • Conscription in Germany, 77
  • Considi>re System Ferro-Concrete Construction, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Contact Welding, Thomson-Houston Electric System, 301. See 297, 299
  • Continuation Schools in Germany, 68, 76
  • Contract Work, Delay in Commencing, 531
  • Contraction of Metals during Solidification, 472
  • Control Apparatus for Working Locks, Panama Canal, 241*
  • Controllers, Electric Motor. See Motor, Electric
  • Controlling Devices for Motor-Cars, &c., Gray’s Gyrostatic, 716
  • Convection Currents and Cellular Structure in Cooling Liquids, 440*. See 385
  • Coolidge’s Rontgen-Ray Tube, 290, 847
  • Cooling Curves, Alloys. See Metallurgy
  • — Diesel Engines by Internal Water Spray, 6H*
  • — Liquids, Convection Currents and Cellular Structure in, 440*. See 385
  • — Rate of, in Buildings, Instrument for Measuring, 675
  • — Water Required for Surface-Condensers, 38*
  • Copper Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — and Aluminium Conductors for Overhead Lines, 97
  • — Amorphous Nature of Polished Surfaces, 675
  • — and Copper Alloys, Use in the Navy, 397. See 384
  • — Prices. See Metal-Price Diagrams
  • — Resistance of, International Standard for, 603
  • — Solution for Etching Steel, 783*. See 675
  • — Steam-Pipes, Elasticity and Endurance of, 48*;856
  • Corliss Engine. See Engine, Steam
  • Corporations. See Municipal
  • Corrosion of Artesian-Well Linings, 90
  • — of Bronze Propellers, 535
  • — of Condenser-Tubes in the Navy, 397
  • — of Copper-Zinc Alloys, Micro-Chemistry of, 413
  • — Electrolytic, of Concrete and Ferro-Concrete, 224
  • — of Iron and Steel, Cowper-Coles Process of Preventing, 828*
  • — of Special Steels, 294
  • — of Steel Balls by Lubricating Oils, 81*, 128, 162*, 327
  • — Tests of Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 403. See 412
  • Corrugation of Steel Rails, 288
  • Cost of Electric Power in Iron and Steel Works, 605. See 583
  • — of Excavation, Panama Canal, 39*
  • — of French Battleships, “ Danton” Class, 225, 261
  • — of Ocean Transport, Effect of Ship’s Dimensions on, 289
  • — Reduction of, in Motor-Car Design, 123
  • Cotters, Failures of, 235 Cotton-Opening Machine, The “ Onyx,” 21
  • — Spinmng Machinery, Improvements during 1913, 21
  • Cottrell Process of Precipitating Dust and Fumes, 816
  • Coupling, Flexible, Daimler Commercial Motor Vehicle, 79*
  • — Shafting, Fencing of, 259
  • Cowans, Sheldon and Co., Ltd.; 100-Ton Crane for Havre, 26*; Penstocks for Portsmouth Dockyard, 479*
  • Cowie, F. W., on Transportation in Canada and Montreal Harbour, 571
  • Cowper-Coles Process of Preventing Steel from Corroding, 828*
  • — Stoves, Erection of, 50, 81
  • Coventry Engineering Society; H. I. Brackenbury on Pneumatic Tools, 163*
  • Cracking of Cold Wrought Metals, 674
  • Cracks Produced in Hardening Steel, 662, 865*
  • — in Steel Boiler-Plates, 647*, 662
  • Cranes, lJ-Ton Electric Baggage,for S.S. “Aquitania,” 742*
  • 24-Ton Electric Baggage, S.S. “Britannic,” 281
  • — 3-Ton Electric, with Toplis Lufllng-Gear, 874*
  • — 5-Ton Electric Travelling, Gruson Works, 548*
  • — 10-Ton Electric Travelling Tower, for Portsmouth Dockyard, 514*
  • — 20-Ton Electric Travelling Gantry, for Portsmouth Dockyard, 616*
  • — 60-Ton Floating, for Nagasaki, 218*
  • — 80-Ton Electric Locomotive, Gruson Works, 648*
  • — 100-Ton Steam Travelling, for Block-Setting, Havre Harbour, 26*
  • — 260-Ton Electric Cantilever, Portsmouth Dockyard, 614*
  • Cranes, Barnard’s Grab for, 524*
  • — with Balanced Luffing-Gear and Folding Jibs (Babcock and Wilcox. Ltd.). 160*, 820
  • — Weighing Machine for Guns, 774*
  • —. See also Hoists; Sheerlegs
  • Crank-Pins and Crank-Shafts, Mill Engine, Failures of, 235*
  • — Shafts for Diesel Engines, Design of, 677*
  • — Shaft for S.S. " Britannic," 278*
  • — Shaft, Turning-Machine for, Gardner, 117*
  • — Shafts, Wolseley Motor-Car, Machining of, 117*
  • Crawford Mechanical Stoker for Locomotives, 558*, 563
  • Critical Loads for Long Columns, 666*. See 819, 883
  • — State, Liquefaction of Gases, 261
  • — Velocity, Hot Water in Condenser Tubes. See 11 eat Transmission in Surface Condensers
  • Crookes, Sir W., Absorptive Spectacle Glasses, 675
  • Crops for 1913, Report on, 570
  • Cross-Overs, Manganese Steel, for Argentine Railways, 94*. 594*
  • Crucible Furnace, Surface-Combustion System, 356*
  • Crude-Oil Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • Cruisers. See Warships
  • Crush, William, The late, 163
  • Crushing-Mill, Sugar-Cane, Gruson Works, 548*
  • Crystals, Atomic Structure of, Models Illustrating, 675
  • — Detectors, Wireless Telegraphy, Tests of, 268
  • — Liquid, and the Solidification of Metals, 471
  • — Optical, Rotatory Power of, 478
  • — Thrust Exerted During Formation of, 473
  • — Tourmaline, Electrification in Liquid Air, 324
  • — Twinniog and the Hardening of Metals, 662. 885*
  • Crystalline Structure of Metals. See also Jftcro- photographs
  • — Structure and Rontgen Rays, 814 ? — Structure of Solidified Gases, 639
  • — Crystallisation of Metals, 385, 437*, 471. See 662, 885*
  • Crystallites in Aluminium-Copper Alloy, 439*,
  • Cuban Rainfall Records, 760
  • Cucaracha Landslide, Panama Canal, 106*
  • Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, Excavation at, 40* :
  • Landslides at, 105*
  • Cunard Co.’s Fleet, Data of, 537, 727
  • — Liner “ Aquitania.’’ See ,l Aquitania ”
  • — Liners, Design of, 617, 537*. See also “ Aquitania ”
  • Currents, Electric. See Electric
  • Curtis Turbines, Design of, 230
  • Curves, Transition, Use of the Lemniscate, 793
  • Cusped Wave Fronts, Graphic Treatment of, 716
  • Customs’ Cruiser “Margaret," Canadian, 126
  • Cutlery Trades, History of (Review), 763
  • Cut-Out Valve, Automatic, for Air-Compressor, 64*
  • Cutters, Milling. See Milling under Machine- Tools
  • Cutting Metals with Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 274*, 297, 299
  • — Plates by Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, Construction of S.S. “ Britannic,” 274*
  • Cycle, Motor. See Motor-Cycle Cycle-Pneumatic Separator for Grain, 873*
  • Cycle, Windhausen, for Refrigerating Machines, 169. See 228
  • Cylinders, Acetylene Welded, and Tests of, 302*. See 298
  • — Diesel Engines, Design of, 613*
  • — Diesel Engine, Growth by Repeated Heatings, 614*
  • — Diesel Engine, Heat Transmission in, 503
  • — Diesel Engine, Pressures and Temperatures in, 481, 502*, 642
  • — Electrically-Welded, Tests of, 303*
  • — Liners, Boring-Machine for, 217*
  • — Mill-Engine, Failures of, 233*
  • — Steam-Engine, Design of (Review), 244
  • D’Albe's Type-Reading Optophone, 847
  • Daimler-Austro Aeroplane Engines, 345*, 669*
  • Daimler Co., Ltd.; 2-Ton Chassis for Commercial Motor-Vehicle, 78*; Chain-Driven Gear-Box for 3-Ton Chassis, 80*
  • Daimler-Knight Sleeve-Valve Engine, 78*
  • Dalby, Prof. W. E.; Trials of Diesel Engine using Optical Indicator, 481, 604*
  • Dallett Clocks and Headway Recorders for Trains, 48*
  • Dalrymple-Hay Tunnelling Shield, 110*
  • Dam, Assouan, and Egyptian Irrigation, 745
  • — Ferro-Concrete, at Dobbin, U.S.A.. Failure
  • of, 225
  • --- Gatun, Panama Canal, Earth Movements at, 107
  • — Olive Bridge, Ashokan Reservoir, New York
  • Water Supply, 339*
  • — Rjukan Hydro-Electric Power Plant, 141* Damping-Clutch for Torsional Oscillations,
  • Motor-Car Engines, 78*
  • Danish Motor-Ship “ Fionia,” 44*
  • — See also Denmark
  • Dansk Albrecht Arc-Welding Process, 299 “ Danton ” Class, French Battleships, Cost of, 225, 261
  • Darling, C. R., on Recording Pyrometers, 600 ;
  • Experiments on Liquid Drops, 268, 847 Davits for Launching Ships’ Boats, Ilarland and Wolff’s, S.S. " Britannic,” 282*
  • — Provision of, on Passenger Steamers, 316*,
  • 364*. See 732*
  • Davy Bros., Ltd.; 6000-Ton Forging-Press, 842* Day, Summers and Co., Ltd.; Floating Sheers for Block-Setting, 485*
  • Decay of Timber. See Westminster Hall Decks, Water-Tight. See Water-Tight Sub- 1 divisions
  • Decorticating Machine for Fibre, Gruson Works, I 548*
  • "Decoudun” Ironing-Machine, 834*
  • De Laval. See Laval and Turbine Delay in Commencing Contract Work, Responsi- | bility for, 531
  • Denison,S.,and Son, Ltd.; Printing Attachment for Weighing-Machines, 329* ; Crane- Weighing-Machine for Guns, 774*
  • Denmark, Supply of Electric-Power from Sweden, 294
  • — Unemployment Insurance in, 64
  • — See also Danish
  • Dennis’s Early Pneumatic Dental Mallet, 163 Denny Bros. ;Sheerlegs with Babcock and Wilcox Lutfing-Gear, 820*
  • Density of Gases, Micro-Balance for Measuring, 676
  • — Recorder for Chemical Solutions, 671 Dental Mallet, Dennis’s Early Pneumatic, 163 Deposits Due to Priming, Superheated Steam,
  • 632
  • Depth of Water, Effect on Ship Resistance, 67* Derailment. See Accidents Desch, Dr. C. H., on the Solidification of Metals, 386, 437*, 471; on the Micro-Chemistry of Corrosion, 413
  • Design of Battleships, 394, 446*, 460 Designing Machine Parts for Repetition Production, 262
  • Destroyers. See Warships Detector, Fire-Damp, Whistle Type, 92
  • — Wireless Telegraphy. See Telegraphy Detonation of Gun-Cotton, Effects of, 199*
  • — Pressures, Ballistic Pendulum for Measuring,
  • 199* .
  • Dewar, Sir J., on the Development of the Vacuum Flask, 189 Dewrance, J., on Bronze, 406*, 412 Diagrams, Indicator. See Indicator
  • — Metal Prices. See 31 etal-Price Diagrams Diamond, Atomic Structure of, 816
  • — Blower Co., Ltd.; Steam.Separator, 670 Diaphragm Furnace, Surface-Combustion System, 356*
  • — Type Optical Indicator, Dalby’s, Trials of
  • Diesel Engine with, 481, 501*
  • Die Castings, Manufacture of, 144, 181
  • — Screwing, Lands Automatic, 10*
  • Dielectrics. See under Electric
  • Diesel Engines. See Engines, Oil; Diesel Diffusion Gas Indicator for Mines, 644 Digging-Machine. See Excavating-Machine Djinn Marine Oil-Engine, 382*
  • Dinnendahl, A., G., R. W.; Helical Sack Chute, 705*
  • Directories. See LITKRATURK INDEX Dirigible Balloons. See Aeronautics Discharge, Electric. See Electric and Vacuum Tubes
  • Disinfecting and Washing-Machine for Foul Linen, 806*
  • Discs, Turbine, Formula) for Windage, 362, 883 Dispersion, Light, Irrationality of, Experiment on, 474
  • Displacement of Battleships, Analysis of, 446*, 450, 460
  • Dissociated Atoms of Carbon Monoxide, Electric Charges on, 324*
  • Dissociation, Electrolytic, Theory of, 746 Distilling Plant, Quiggin’s, for S.S. “ Aqui- tania,” 696*
  • District Railway, Improvements at Charing Cross Station, 110*
  • Ditching-Machine for Land Drainage, 708*
  • Dixon, F. J., on the Treatment of Plumbo- Solvent Water, 65
  • Dobbin, U.S.A., Failure of Ferro-Concrete Dam at, 225
  • Dock, Floating, 32,000 - Ton for Portsmouth Dockyard, 581*. See 548*
  • — Floating, Montreal Harbour, 672
  • — Graving, at Gibraltar, 226
  • — Graving, Portsmouth Dockyard. See Ports
  • mouth
  • — Hull Joint, Construction of, 861*. See 776*
  • — Pumping-Plant, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*,
  • 479*
  • — Southampton, Prat Draught Installation at,
  • 566*
  • Dockyard, Naval, at Gibraltar, 226
  • — Portsmouth, New Works at. See Portsmouth Doering’s Early Pneumatic Rock Drill, 163* Doffing Mechanism for Ring-Spinning Frames, 445 Dolphins, Timber, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Dominions Royal Commission on Trade and
  • Shipping and the Size of Ships, 289 Doncaster, Rain Storm at, 33 Doors, Water-Tight. See Water-Tight Subdivisions
  • Drainage, Land, Trench-Digging Machine for, 700*
  • — of the Zuyder Sea, 23 Draught, Induced, Prat System, 654*
  • — of Ships, Effect on Cost of Transport, 289 Drawing, Maohine, German Treatise on (Review),
  • 341
  • — Pen, Stanley’s Improved, 643*
  • Dreadnought Battleships. See Warships Dredger, Suction, Floating Pipe-Line for, 442*
  • — Suction, with Rotary Cutters and Drag
  • Nozzles, 852*
  • — Suction, Sand-Trapping Device for, 852*
  • — Suction, Shallow Draught, 862*
  • — Suction (W. Simons and Co., Ltd.), 851* Dredging, Barnard’s Self-Discharging Grab for,
  • 524*
  • — Land-Slides, Panama Canal, 107
  • — at the Port of Rangoon, 442*
  • Drift and Lift of Aerofoils, 764*. See also
  • Aerodynamics
  • Drill, Rock, Pneumatic, Doering’s Early, 163*
  • — and Drilling-Machines. See Machine-Tools Drilling Apparatus lor Oil Wells, 427
  • — Barge for Rock, Panama Canal, 40*
  • Driving Belts, Steel, Eloesser, 291*
  • — Chains for Power Transmission, 99*
  • Drops, Liquid, Experiments with, 268, 847 Dry-Cleaning of Blast-Furnace Gas, 664, 688*.
  • See 646, 816
  • — Dock. See Dock
  • Drying-Machines and Chambers for Laundry Work, 806*, 833*
  • — Plant for Timber, Moist-Air, 195*
  • Drums, Petrol, Electrically-Welded, Tests of, 303*
  • Dudbridge Iron Works, Ltd. ; Salmson Aero Engine, 418*, 420*
  • Dukinfleld District, Treatment of Plumbo-Solvent Water for, 65
  • Dunne, R. J , on Vanadium in Brass, 411 Durban, Suction-Dredgers for, 851*
  • Dust, Coal, Explosions of. See Coal-Dust
  • — Coal, Ignition by Frictional Electricity, 559.
  • See 676
  • — from Metallurgical Furnaces, Treatment of,
  • 664, 688*, 816
  • — Removal from Grain, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • — Stone, for Preventing Colliery Explosions,
  • 292. See 838
  • — Removal from Blast-Furnace Gas by Bag
  • Filters, 664, 688*. See 616, 815 Dykes, Ashokan Reservoir, New York Water Supply. 339*
  • Dynamite, Underground Magazines for, Catskill Aqueduct, 832*
  • Dynamometer for Testing Pneumatic Drills, 167*
  • — See Torsion-Meter
  • Dynamos. See Generators, Electric
  • EARL’S COURT, Oil Industries Exhibition, 427
  • Earle, G. and T., Ltd.; Steam Shovel for Chalk Quarry, 776*
  • Earth-Slides, Panama Canal, 105*
  • Earth - Spreading Machine for Spoil Heaps, Panama Canal, 42*
  • Earth’s Magnetism. See Magnetism Earthing of Overhead Power-Transmission Lines, 133
  • Earthquakes. See Seismology
  • East London, Suction Dredgers for, 851*
  • Eclipse, Solar, Effect on Wireless Signals, 360 Economics of Motor-Car Design, 123
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • Edinburgh, Trials of Motor Fire-Engines at, 564, 604

Education:

  • China, Technical Education in, 23, 58 German Workmen, Education of, 58, 7 ee 181, 633
  • Naval Cadets, Training of, 541 University of Bristol, Apparatus for Studying Water-Jets, 696*
  • — of Hong Kong, Equipment of Engineering
  • Laboratory, 58
  • Wave-Motion, Apparatus for Demonstrating, 675
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Edwards, Prof. C. A., on the Hardening of Metals, 661, 885*
  • Efficiency of Engines. See Engines; Trials Egypt, Meadi, Sun-Power Plant at, 427, 495. See 535, 569
  • — Mex, Humphrey Pumps for, 839
  • — Public Works in, Report on, 745 Egyptian Irrigation and the Assouan Dam, 745
  • — Irrigation (Review), 476
  • Eiffel Tower, Wireless Time-Signals from, 125 Ejectors, Ash, Stone’s, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 697*
  • — Hydraulic, for Water-Lifting, Hull Docks
  • 864*
  • Elasticity, The Technics of (Review), 211

Electric:

  • Accumulator Lamps for Miners, 223. See 837. Gas Indicator for, 644 — Motor Vehicles, Development of, 457. See 367
  • Agriculture, Electricity in, 158 Alternator. See Generator and Turbo Aluminium and Copper Conductors for Overhead Lines, 97
  • Arc-Furnace. See Furnace, Electric — Musical, Hydraulic Analogue of, 268
  • — Welding Processes, 298, 299, 300*
  • Arresters, Lightning, for Overhead Lines, 133
  • Atmosphere, Electrification of the, 157
  • Atoms, Electric Charges on, and Properties of Matter, 323*, 354*, 390*
  • Ballistic Galvanometer, Moving Coil, Theory of, 300
  • Battery. See also Accumulator Bells, Electric, Ignition of Colliery Gasea by, 638
  • Brown Relay for Wireless Telegraphy, 126 Cables, Telephone, Current Attenuation and its Reduction, 476*
  • — Telephone, on Power Transmission Lines, 134*
  • — Telephone, Properties of Gutta-Percha, 476*
  • Capacity, Specific Inductive, of Gases and Methol Alcohol, 324, 364 — Specific Inductive, and Refractive Index, 324, 354
  • Cathode Rays. See Cathode Central Stations. See Power-Stations Clocks, Master, and Headway Recorders for Trains, 48*
  • Coal-Dust, Ignition by Frictional Electricity, 559. See 676
  • Coherers. 8ee Telegraphy, Wireless Concrete, Effect of Electric Currents on, 224 Condensers, Moscicki, for Protecting Overhead Lines, 183*
  • Conductivity of Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 403
  • — of Copper, International Standard for,
  • 603
  • — Electrical and Thermal, of Metals and Alloys, 426
  • — of Electrolytes, Theory of, 746
  • — of Gutta-Percha at High Frequencies, 476*
  • — of Liquids and Gases, 426, 746
  • — of Metals and Alloys at Low Tempera
  • tures, 426*
  • — of Metals, Changes during Solidification,
  • 473
  • — of Metals, Theory of, 426*
  • — Steel, Effect of Quenching Temperature on, 824*
  • Control Apparatus for Working Locks, Panama Canal, 241*
  • Copper and Aluminium Conductors for Over head Lines, 97
  • Copper, Resistance of, International Standard for, 603 Cranes. See Cranes
  • Currents, Ionisation, from Hot Bodies, 290 — Magnetic Effects of, Historical Account, 846
  • Detectors, Wireless Telegraphy. See lele- graphy, Wireless
  • Dielectric, Gutta-Percha, Conductivity at High Frequencies, 476* ; Power Factor at Different Temperatures, 476* Discharge, Electric, Production of Neon and Helium by, 258
  • Dust, Electrical Precipitation of, 816 Dynamo. See Generator Earthing of Overhead Power-Transmission Lines, 133
  • Electrical Engineering, History of, 846 Electro-Chemistry, Applied, Principles of (Review), 553
  • Emissivity, Electric, of Hot Bodies, 290 Ferro-Concrete, Effects of Electric Currents on, 224
  • Fumes, Eleotrical Precipitation of, 816 Furnaces. See Furnaces Galvanometer, Moving-Coil Ballistic, Theory of, 300
  • — Thermo, Jordan’s, 569 — Vibration of Low Effective Resistance,
  • 300
  • — Vibration, Null Method of Testing, 773
  • Gas-Meter, Thomas Electric, 848
  • Generating-Stations. See Power-Stations
  • Generator. See Generator; Turbo-Generator
  • Gutta-Percha : Conductivity at High Frequencies, 475* ; Power Factor at Different Temperatures, 476*
  • Hydro-Electric Power Plants. See Power Plants
  • Ignition for Internal-Combustion Engines.
  • See Ignition
  • Indicators, Water Level, for Locks, Panama
  • Canal, 242*
  • Induction Motors. See Motors
  • Inductive Capacity, Specific, of Gases and
  • Methyl Alcohol, 324, 354
  • — Capacity, Specific, and Refractive Index,
  • 324, 354
  • Insulators for Overhead Power-Transmission
  • Lines, 132*
  • Interlocking Apparatus for Valves, &c.,
  • Panama Canal Locks, 242
  • International Electrotechnical Commission,
  • Standard for Copper Resistance, 608
  • Ionisation Currents from Hot Bodies, 290
  • Iron Smelting, Electric, in Sweden, 92
  • Japan, Development of Electrical Industry in, 498
  • Lamps, Accumulator, for Miners, 223 (see 837); Gas Indicator for, 644
  • — Incandescent, Oil-Filled, Experiments
  • with, 773
  • — Metal - Filament, Recent Improvements in, 290
  • Lightning, Protection of Overhead Lines from, 133*
  • Loading Coils on Telephone Cables, Effect of, 475*
  • Locomotives. See Locomotives, Electric
  • London Electric Power Supply, Report on, 529, 564
  • Machines. See Generators; Motors; Turbo-Generators
  • Mercury Commutator, Mordey's, 847
  • Microphone, Vanni’s, for Wireless Telephony, 476*
  • Moscicki Condensers for Protecting Over-
  • head Lines, 133*
  • Motors. See Motors
  • Moving-Coil Ballistic Galvanometer, Theory of, 300
  • Musical Arc, Hydraulic Analogue of, 268
  • Optophone, Type-Reading, for the Blind, 847
  • Pendulum, Mordey’s Electric, 847
  • Photometric Units and Nomenclature, 747
  • Positive Rays. See Positive
  • Power Factor of Gutta-Percha at Different
  • Temperatures, 475*
  • — Stations. See Power Stations
  • — Transmission Line, Overhead, Design of, 95*, 132*
  • — Transmission Line, Overhead, Rjukan
  • Power Plant, 143*
  • — See Power
  • Pumps, Electric, versus Compressed Air, ^or
  • Shaft-Sinking, 260
  • Pyrometer. See Pyrometer
  • Railless Traction on Roads. See Railless
  • Railways. See Railways
  • Rays. See Cathode, Positive, Rbntgen
  • Reactance Coils on Telephone Cables, Effect
  • of, 475*
  • Relays for Use in Wireless Telegraphy,
  • 124
  • Resistance of Copper - Aluminium - Nickel
  • Alloys, 403 . ,
  • — of Copper, International Standard for,
  • 603
  • — of Gutta-Percha at High Frequencies,
  • 476*
  • — of Metals and Alloys at Low Temperatures, 426*
  • — of Metals, Changes During Solidification,
  • ^73
  • — of Steel, Effect of Quenching Temperature, 824*
  • Welding, Thomson-Houston System, 301.
  • See 297, 299 „ „
  • Road Traction, Railless. See Raxllcss
  • Rolling-Mills, Electric Driving of. See Rolling-Mills
  • Rontgen Rays. See Rbntgen
  • Self-Starter, Electric, Marine Oil-Engine with, 420 .
  • Ship Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion
  • Signalling Apparatus in Collieries, Ignition
  • of Gases by, 638
  • — Installation, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 371*
  • Sinking-Pumps, Electric, for Tilmanstone Colliery, 260
  • Sparks, Radiations from, 326 — 8pectra, Series Lines in, 495 Specific Inductive Capacity of Gases and Methyl Alcohol, 324 , 354 — Inductive Capacity and Refractive Index, 324, 354
  • Starters, Motor. See Motors, Electric Storage Battery. See Accumulator Street Railways. See Tramways Surface Combustion, Electrical Effects in, 819
  • Surges, Protection of Overhead Lines from, 133*
  • Telegraphy. See Telegraphy Telephone. See Telephone Thermo-Galvanometer, Jordan’s, 669 Thermometer. See Thermometer, Pyrometer
  • Tourmaline Crystal, Electrification in Liquid Air, 324
  • Traction. See Tramways, Railways, Rail- less
  • Train-Lighting, Gas and ElectricSystems, 26 — See Railway, Electric Tramways. See Tramways Turbo-Generators. See Turbo-Generators Vacuum-Tubes. See Vacuum-Tubes Vibration Galvanometers of Low Effective Resistance, 300
  • — Galvanometer, Null Method of Testing, 773
  • Waves, Electro-Magnetic. See Telegraphy, Wireless
  • Welding, Electric and Blow-Pipe, Methods and Applications, 297, 300*
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Telegraphy — Telephony. See Telephony
  • X Rays. See Rontgen Rays See also PARAGRAPH INDEX

Electrical Engineers, Institution of:

  • British Practice in the Construction of High-Tension Overhead Transmission Lines, by B. Welbourn, 95*. 132*
  • Kelvin Lecture, by Sir O. Lodge, on the Electrification of the Atmosphere, 157
  • Possibilities of Electric Traction on Railways, by R. T. Smith, 267
  • Electric Vehicle Committee, Standard Charging Arrangements, 367. See 457
  • Weight of Electric Rolling-Stock, by H. E. O'Brien, 424. See 743
  • Railway Electrification Problems, by H. W. Firth, 699. See 707
  • Electrical Engineering, History of, 846
  • — Engineers, American Institute of. W. L. R. Emmet, on a Mercury Engine, 498
  • — Engineers. See also Mining Electrical Engineers and Municipal Electrical Association
  • Electrification of the Atmosphere, 157
  • Electro - Chemistry, Applied, Principles of
  • (Review), 553
  • — - Magnetic Waves. See Telegraphy, Wireless
  • Electrolytes, Theory of Conductivity, 746
  • Electrolytic Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Detectors, Wireless Telegraphy, Teats of, 268
  • — Dissociation, Theory of, 746
  • — Method of Isolating Carbides in Steel, 434*.
  • See 408
  • Electrotechnical Commission, International :
  • Report on Symbols, 225, 296 ; Standard for
  • Copper Resistance, 603
  • Elementary Education. See Education
  • Elements, Characteristic Radiations from, in
  • Rontgen Rays, 443*, 474
  • — Specific Heats of, at Low Temperatures, 190.
  • See 497
  • — Specific Heats of, Theories of, 496
  • Elevator, Grain. See Grain
  • Eloesser Steel Driving-Belts, 291* _
  • Embankments, Ashokan Reservoir, New York
  • Water Supply, 339*
  • — River, at Hull Docks, 861*
  • Emissivity, Electric, of Hot Bodies, 290
  • Emmet, W. L. R., on a Mercury Engine, 498
  • Employees. See Labour
  • Employers' Liability. See Labour
  • Employment. See Labour
  • “ Empress of Ireland,” S.S., Loss of, 779
  • Encyclopedia of South America (Review), 764
  • Endowment Fund, North-East Coast Institu-
  • tion of Engineers and Shipbuilders, 359.
  • See 160
  • Endurance Tests. See Alternating Stress under
  • Tests (Materials)
  • Energy, Solar, Utilisation of, 427, 495, 536, 569
  • Engine, Binary Vapour, using Mercury, 498
  • — Compressed-Air, for Capstan, 480*
  • — Compressed-Air Hauling, for Caissons, Port-
  • mouth Dockyard, 343*
  • — Details, Construction of (Review), 244
  • — Diesel. See Engines, Oil, Diesel
  • — Fire. See Fire-Engines
  • — Frames, Diesel Engines, Design of, 677*
  • — Gas, Calculation of Charge Temperature, 109*
  • — Gas, Commercial Tests in London Factories,
  • 108*, 129*. See Erratum,163
  • — Gas, Designs of Pistons (Review), 244
  • — Gas, Determining Volumetric Efficiency of,
  • 130*
  • — Gas, Effeot of Adjusting Ignition, 131*
  • — Gas, Effect of Mixture Strength on Efficiency,
  • 108*. 129*. See Erratum, 163
  • — Gas, Fuel Cost and Breakdowns of, 166. See
  • 228
  • Gas, Nurnberg, Trials of, 883 Gas, Overload Capacity and Pre-Ignition, 132 Gas, Piston-Knock in, 347, 466, 487, 669, 682*, 633, 670
  • Gas, Use of Blast-Furnace Gas in, 156 Gas. See also Gascons Explosions; Pumps, Gas; Producer; Suction; and PARAGRAPH INDBX
  • Indicators. See Indicators Internal-Combustion, Piston-Knock in, 347, 465, 487, 669, 632*, 633, 670 Internal-Combustion, for Warship Propulsion, 460
  • Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • Engine, Motor-Car, Alcohol Fuel for, 189, 470
  • — Motor-Car, Resources of Fuels for, 189
  • — Motor-Car. See also Engine*, Petrol
  • — Oil, Crude, Motor-8hips “ Ila” and “ Ife,” 530
  • — Oil, Diesel, 10-H.P., Fuel-Valve, Pump, and
  • Governing Mechanism, 506*
  • — Oil, Diesel, 200-H.P. Four-Cycle, Auxiliary,
  • M S. ‘‘Fionia,"45*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Boring • Machine for Cylinder-
  • Liners, 217*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Cooling by Internal Water-Spray,
  • 614*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Explosions in Air-Compressors,
  • 503. See 481
  • — Oil, Diesel, Fuel Cost and Breakdowns of,
  • 150. See 228
  • — Oil, Diesel, Fuel Oils for, 602
  • — Oil, Diesel, and Generator for S.8. “Aqui-
  • tania,” 738*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Growth of Cast-Iron Cylinders,
  • 614*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Heat Transmission in Cylinders,
  • 603
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, 380-H.P. Two-Cycle,
  • Sulzer Type (Forges et Chantiers), 15*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, 440-H.P. Two - Cycle,
  • Savoia, for Sailing-Ship “ Aosta,” 182*. See 228
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, 1600-H.P. Two-Cycle
  • (Carels Fr6res), 377
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, 2000-H.P. Four-Cycle, for
  • M.S. “ Fionia ” (Burmeister and Wain), 44*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Compressed-Air Starting-
  • Gear for, 617*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Constructed in 1913, 28
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Inertia Forces in, 676*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Junkers, 482, 501
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Large Two-Cycle, Design
  • of, 573*, 613*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Present Position of, 481,
  • 601*, 542. See 669
  • — Oil, Diesel, for Marine Propulsion, 16*, 28,
  • 44*, 182*, 228, 360, 377*, 395, 406, 481, 501*, 542, 673*, 613*, 690
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Two-Cycle, Timing Dia
  • gram, 15*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Weights of, 617
  • — Oil, Diesel, Marine, Working Results with,
  • 360, 542. See 569
  • — Oil, Diesel, Pressures and Temperatures in
  • Cylinders, 481, 502*. 542
  • — Oil, Diesel, Thermal Efficiency of, 482, 507
  • — Oil, Diesel, Trials of, Using Optical Indicator,
  • 481, 504*
  • — Oil, Diesel, Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke
  • Cycles, 482, 601
  • — Oil, Marine, 7J-H.P. and 150-H.P. Thorny-
  • croft, 348*
  • — Oil, Marine, 30-H.P. Six-Cylinder Wolseley,
  • 383*
  • — Oil, Marine, 45-H.P. Merc6d6s, 382
  • — Oil, Marine, 160-H.P. Six-Cylinder Djinn,
  • 382*
  • — Oil, Marine, with Electric Self-Starter (Ailsa
  • Craig Motor Co., Ltd.), 420
  • — Oil, Marine, Four-Cylinder, Kromhout, 420
  • — Oil, for Motor Boats, Design of, 380, 418
  • — Oil, Piston-Knock in, 347, 466, 487, 669, 632*,
  • 633, 670
  • — Oil, 45-H.P. Semi-Diesel (Fielding and Platt,
  • Ltd.), 872*
  • — Oil, for Tug with Aerial Propeller, 635. See
  • 600
  • — Oil, for Warship Propulsion, 450
  • — Petrol, 120-H.P., and Centrifugal Pump
  • (White and Poppe, Ltd.), 48*
  • — Petrol, Acetylene Welded Exhaust-Pipe for,
  • 303*
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane. See Aeronautics
  • — Petrol, Flexible Shaft for, 743
  • — Petrol. See also Aeronautics, Carburettors;
  • Motor-Cars; Motor-Boats
  • — Petrol, Marine, 11-H.P. Four-Cylinder Wolseley, 383*
  • — Petrol, Marine, 20-H.P. Two-Cycle (Record Engineering Co., Ltd.), 420*
  • — Petrol, Marine, 30-H.P. Six-Cylinder Wolseley, 383*
  • — Petrol, for Motor-Boats, Design of, 380, 418
  • — Petrol, Motor-Car, 29-H.P. Knight Daimler,
  • 78* ; Lubrication System, 79*
  • — Petrol, Motor-Car, Clutch for Damping Torsional Oscillations, 78*
  • — Petrol, Motor-Car, Design for Cheap Cars,
  • 123
  • — Petrol, Motor-Car, Machine for Balancing
  • Fly-Wheels, 349*
  • — Petrol, Piston-Knock in, 347, 465, 487, 569,
  • 632*, 633, 670
  • — Petrol, Theory and Practice of Carburation
  • (Review), 211
  • — Petrol, Two-Cycle, Detachable, for Boats (Evinrude Motor Co.), 420*
  • — Room Telegraphs, S.S. “ Britannic,” 281
  • — Steam, 25,000-H.P. Rolling-Mill, 119
  • — Steam, Breakdowns of, 156, 228, 232*
  • — Steam, Compound, and Air-Compressor for
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, 479*
  • — Steam, Compound, Lock Pumping Plant,
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*. See 479*
  • — Steam, Design of Cylinders and Pistons (Review), 244
  • — Steam and Diesel, Comparisons of Inertia
  • Forces, 676*
  • — Steam, and Electric Motors for Rolling-Mills,
  • 683*, 605*
  • — Steam, Fuel Cost and Breakdowns of, 156.
  • See 228, 232*
  • — Steam, and Geared Turbine, for Indian Textile-Mills, 208*
  • — Steam, Hauling, for Mines, 839
  • — Steam, Hoisting and Slewing, for Steam-Shovel, 775*
  • — Steam, Marine, Combined with Turbines,
  • Progress of, 499. See also “ Britannic ”
  • — Steam, Marine, Constructed in 1913, 28
  • — Steam, Marine, Lubrication with Super
  • heated Steam, 608
  • — Steam, Marine, Temperature in Steam-Chests
  • with Superheated Steam, 608
  • — Steam, Marine, Use of Superheated Steam in,
  • 483, 607*
  • Engine, Steam, Marine. See also Marine Pro- pulsion; Steamers; Turbines; Warships
  • — Steam, Mean Effective Pressures with Super
  • heated and Saturated Steam, 493
  • — Steam, Measuring Valve-Leakage of, 268
  • — Steam, Pumping, Lincoln Water Works, Trials
  • of, 776
  • — Steam, Superheated, Deposits in Cylinders,
  • 532
  • — Triple-Expansion, for 8.8. “ Britannic,” 278*
  • — Winding and Hauling, Balanced Throttle-
  • Valve for, 838*
  • — Steam, Winding, Steam Consumption of, 129*.
  • 611
  • — Steam. See also Shuman Sun-Power Plant
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Engineering Apprentices. See Apprentices
  • — Business Aspect of, 673
  • — Congress at San Francisco, 396
  • — Contracts. See Contracts, Legal
  • — Education. See Education; Apprenticeship
  • — Electrical, History of, 846
  • — Employment and Trade in 1913,136
  • — Highway, Text-Book on (Review), 803
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories ; Education
  • — Marine, Statistics for 1913, 28
  • — Practical Men in, 877
  • — Projects, Colonial and Foreign, 33, 64, 102,
  • 135, 168, 201, 215, 269, 303, 330, 368, 406, 453, 490, 544, 559, 612, 654, 690, 716, 759, 793, 827, 859, 892
  • — Societies, Provincial, Uses of, 160, 256, 359.
  • See 296, 634
  • — Societies. See also Institutions
  • — Societies, Manchester, Meeting-Room and
  • Library for, 634
  • — Specialisation and Accuracy in, 60. See 20,
  • 128
  • — Structural (Review), 512
  • — Value of Research Work in, 187
  • — Works See Works
  • Engineers and Architects and the Design of Steel Work, 603
  • — British, Development of Trade with China, 353
  • — Education. See Education; Apprenticeship
  • — and Firemen, Locomotive, Associated Society
  • of, and the Railway Conciliation Scheme, 459
  • — Institutions of. See Institutions
  • — New Year’s Honours for, 23. See also PARA
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Epicyclic Gear for Motor-Car, 806*
  • Equilibrium Diagrams. See Metallurgy “ Era ” Manganese Steel Crossings for Argentine Railway, 594*
  • Erecting Plate-Girder Bridge at Liverpool Landing-Stage, 266*
  • Erection of Steel Chimneys, &c., 50, 81
  • — of Steelwork, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham,
  • 308*
  • Erie Railroad, Articulated Locomotire for, C67* Erith’s Engineering Co., Ltd. ; Timber-Drying Plant, 195*
  • Erosion of Canals by Screw-Propellers, 355. See 465
  • — of Propellers. See Propellers
  • Errors in the Ordnance Survey, 20. See 50, 128 Escalator Installation, Underground Railways, Charing Cross, 110*
  • Eequimalt, Yarrow’s Works at, 160 Etching Solution for Mild Steel. 783*. See 676 Eutectic Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Evaporative Condenser. See Condenser Evaporating and Distilling Plant, Quiggin’s, for
  • S.S. “Aquitania,” 696*
  • Evening Schools in Germany, 68, 76 Evinrude Motor Co.; Detachable Motor for Boats 420*
  • Excavating-Machine for Land Drainage, 708*
  • — Machines, Panama Canal, Work of, 42*
  • — Machines (Ruston, Proctor), 776*
  • Excavation and Spoil Disposal, Panama Canal,
  • 39*. 105
  • — of Trenches, Catekill Aqueduct, 585. See also
  • Trench
  • — Trenches and Trench Timbering, Portsmouth
  • Dockyard Works, 239*. 240*
  • Exhaust-Pipe, Acetylene Welded, for Petrol- Engines, 303*
  • — Steam-Turbine. See Turbine, Steam
  • — Steam-Valve for S.S. “Britannic," 279* Exhibition, Aero and Marine, 880*, 414*. See 345*, 348*. 669*
  • — Colliery and Mining, Manchester, 837*
  • — of Mine-Rescue Apparatus, 49S
  • — Oil Industries, at Earl's Court, 427
  • — Panama Pacific, Patented Articles at the, 296
  • — Printing, Stationery and Allied Trades, 716
  • — Rubber and International Congress, 228
  • — Scientific Apparatus, Royal Societv Soiree, 674*, 847
  • — Textile Machinery, at Manchester, 444*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Expansion Coefficient of Cast Iron, 91
  • — of Metals during Solidification, 472
  • — Pipes, Flexible, Acetylene Welded, 303* Experimental Tank. See Tank, Ship Models Explosion of Air - Receiver on Motor-Ship
  • “ Suecia,” 603
  • — on Airships, Causes of, 227
  • — Boiler. See Boiler Explosion
  • — Coal-Dust, Prevention by Stone-Dust, 292.
  • See 838
  • — Colliery, Ignition of Coal-Dust by Frictional
  • Electricity, 559. See 676
  • — Colliery, Ignition of Gases by Electric Sparks,
  • 638
  • — Colliery, United States, Prevention of, 572
  • — Gaseous. See Gaseous Explosions
  • — of Lubricating Oils in Air-Compressors, 603.
  • See 481
  • — Pump. See Pump, Gas
  • — Sengnenydd Colliery, Report on, 637
  • — Steam-Pipe, Investigations of, £56*. See 484
  • — Steam-Pipe, on S.S. “ Millwall," 65 Explosives, Detonation Pressures of, Ballistic,
  • Pendulum for Measuring, 199*
  • — Gun-Cotton, Effects of Detonation, 199*
  • — Progress of, 361
  • — Underground Magazines for, Catskill Aque
  • duct, 832*
  • — Use of Liquid Oxygen as an, 331
  • Explosives. See also Guns and Explosives in
  • PARAQRAHI INDRX
  • Export Trade. See Trade Extension-Load Diagrams, Uopper-Aluminiura- Nickel Alloys, 400*. See 412 Extinguishers, Chemical, Fire, Tests and Specifications for, 178, 229
  • Extractor, Pile, Ransome-ver Mehr, 660*
  • FACTORIES, Fencing of Power-Transmission Accessories in, 269
  • — London, Tests of Gas-Engines in, 108*, 129*.
  • See Erratum, 153
  • — Replacing Rope-Drives by Steel Belts in, 291*
  • — Value of Research Work in, 187
  • Factory Administration and Accounts (Review), 763
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Steel Pipe, in Japan, 83 “ Falstria,” Motor Ship, 395
  • Fan with Air-Cooled Bearing, Prat Draught System, 556*
  • — Forced-Draught, Howden’s, S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 699*
  • — Keith-Blackman Open-Type, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 701*
  • — Motors, Starting and Controlling Gear for,
  • 699*
  • Faraday and the Foundations of Electrical Engineering, 846
  • Faraday Lecture, Chemical Society, by Prof. S. Arrhenius, on the Theory of Electrolytic Dissociation, 746
  • Faraday Society: Discussion on Optical Rotatory Power, 478 ; C. R. Darling on Recording Pyrometers, 600; Presidential Address by Sir R. Hadfield on the Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, 847 Farman Aeroplanes, 416 Farming. See Agriculture Farnborough, Royal Aircraft Factory, Testing Arrangements for Aeroplane Engines, 625*; Aeroplane with Automatic Stability, 714. See 782
  • Farnworth and Jackson Tape Loom, 446* Fatigue of Metals. See Alternating Stress under Tests (Materials)
  • Feed-Pumps. See Pumps
  • — Water, Aitken Water-Divider for Measuring,
  • 774*
  • — Water-Filters, See Filters
  • — Water-Heaters, Weir’s, for S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 694*
  • — Water-Softener. See Water-Softener Feeds and Speeds for Pneumatic Drills, 166
  • *' Fein” Pneumatic Hammer with Portable Compressor, 421
  • Feld, Walther, The late, 604 Fencing of Power-Transmission Accessories, Report on, 259
  • Ferric-Chloride Solution for Etching Steel, 783*. See 675
  • Ferro-Concrete Dam Failure at Dobbin, U.S.A., 225
  • — Concrete, Effect of Electric Currents on, 224
  • — Concrete Jetty for Floating Dock, Portsmouth
  • Dockyard, 548*
  • — Concrete Slabs for River Training-Wall, 442*
  • — Concrete Tunnel for Conveyors, Hull Docks,
  • 862*
  • — Concrete Warehouses, Hull Docks, 862*
  • — Concrete. See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Zincing Process for Preventing Iron Corro
  • sion, 828*
  • Ferry, International, between Finland, Sweden, and Russia, 68
  • — Railway, and Ice-Breaking Steamer, Cana
  • dian, 119
  • Fertilisers, Chemical, Production and Consumption of, 760, 872
  • — Use of Peat as, 359
  • Fibre-Decorticating Machine, Gruson Works, 548* Fielding and Platt, Ltd.; Oil-Engine, 872*
  • Files, Improved Handle for, 45*
  • Filters, Air, for Turbo-Generators, 367
  • — Bag, Cleaning Blast-Furnace Gas by, 664, 688*.
  • See 646, 815
  • — Feed-Water, Harris’s, S.S. “Aquitania,” 694*
  • — Feed - Water, List and Munn’s, for S.S.
  • ** Britannic,” 279*
  • — Feed-Water, for Superheated-Steam Marine
  • Engines, 508
  • — Glass-Wool, for Extracting Tar from Pro
  • ducer-Gas, 54
  • — Mechanical, Treatment of Plumbo-Solveut
  • Water in, 65
  • — Permutit, for Water - Softening, Working
  • Results with, 565. See 632, 670, 706 Finland, International Ferry to Sweden and Russia, 58
  • — Railway Improvements in, 68
  • “ Fionia,” Motor-Ship with Diesel Engines, 44* Fires on Airships, Causes of, 227 Fireclays, Report on, 849 Firedamp Explosions. See Colliery Explosions
  • — Indicators : Whistle Type, 92 ; Schoeller Dif
  • fusion, 644
  • — Ignition by Electric Sparks, 638 Fire-Engines, Motor, Competitive Trials of, 564,
  • 604
  • — Engines, Motor, Reciprocating and Centri
  • fugal Pumps for, 664, 604
  • — Extinguishers, Chemical, Tests and Specifica
  • tions for, 178, 229
  • — Gas, Ventilating Effect of, 849
  • — Prevention Committee, British, Tests for
  • Chemical Extinguishers, 178, 229; Fire Tests of Partitions, 773
  • — Prevention, Detection and Extinction on
  • Ships, 366, 540*, 731*, 801
  • — Proofing Timber, Oxylene Process, 760
  • — Screen Bulkheads for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 540*,
  • 731*. See 518
  • — Service Counoil, International, London Meet
  • ing, 875
  • — Spontaneous, in Collieries, 23, 224
  • — Tests of Partitions, 773
  • Firemen and Engineers, Locomotive, Associated Society of, and the Railway Conciliation Scheme, 459
  • Firth, H. W., on Railway Electrification Problems, 699
  • Flameless Combustion. See Surface Combustion
  • Flamm, Prof. O., on Experiments on Canal Ero-
  • sion, 855. See 465
  • Flanged Plates, Ship Construction with, 193
  • Flasks, Vacuum, Development of, 189
  • Flat Plates, Stayed, Strength of, 190
  • Fleming, J. A., on Long-Distance Telephony,
  • 475*
  • Flexible Coupling, Daimler Commercial Motor
  • Vehicle, 79*
  • — Expansion Pipes, Acetylene Welded, 303*
  • — Joint for Cast-Iron Water Main, 261*
  • — Shaft for Petrol-Engine, 743
  • Flight, Mechanical, See Aeronautics
  • Floating Crane. See Crane
  • — Dock. See Dock
  • — Pipe-Line for Suction Dredger, 442*
  • — Sheers. See Sheers
  • Floats for Hydro-Aeroplanes, Design of, 721*
  • Flour-Mills, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • — Mills, Royles’ Water-Softener for, 63*
  • Flow-Meter for Petrol, Aeroplane Engine Trials,
  • 627*
  • — Recorder for V-Notches, 284*
  • Fluid Friction. See Friction and Ship Resistance
  • — Motion, Principle of Similarity in, 710. See
  • 763
  • — Real and Ideal, Motion in, 442*
  • Fluorescence of Gases and Vapours, 325*
  • “ Fluxograph ” Recorder for V-Notches, 284
  • Fly-Wheel Balancing-Machine, 349*
  • — Wheel for Electrically-Driven Rolling-Mills, 683, 610*
  • Foam Structure and Solidification of Metals, 385, 439*
  • Fog-Signalling at Sea, Suggested Improvements, 883
  • Foot-Bridge, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 173*
  • Forced-Draught Fans, Howden’s, S.S. “ Aqui-
  • tania,” 699
  • Foreign Engineering Projects. See Engineering Projects
  • Forging-Press. See Press under Machine-Tools
  • Forges etChantiers Marine Diesel Engine, 15*
  • Forging Tests of Copper-Aluminium-Nickel
  • Alloys, 399
  • Forlanini, E., on Causes of Airship Accidents,
  • 227
  • Forms, Steel, Collapsible, for Catskill Aqueduct,
  • 586*, 588*
  • Formulae, Approximate, for Architectural Steel-
  • Work, 600
  • — Graphic Representation of, Treatise on (Re-
  • view), 803
  • — for Windage of Turbine Wheels, 362. See
  • 883
  • Forrest Lecture, by F. W. Lanchester, on the
  • Flying-Machine, 628*, 681*, 717*
  • Fossil Plants and Prehistoric Climate, 395
  • Foster Strain-Meter and its Applications, 484,
  • Fothergill, H., on Wireless Telegraphy, 566
  • Fottinger Transformers on S.S. “ Konigin Luise,”
  • 710
  • Foundations, 250-Ton Crane, Portsmouth Dockyard, 614*
  • — Brushwood Mattress, for River - Training
  • Walls, 441*
  • — for Columns, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham.
  • 75*, 175*
  • — for Dock Walls, Hull Docks, 861*
  • Foundry, Illumination of, 188
  • — Plant and Machinery, 61, 144. See 181 ;
  • Production of Iron Castings in Permanent Moulds, 61; Production of Die-Castings, 144. See .181
  • — Steel, Gruson Works, 548*
  • — Wolseley Motor-Car Works, 117*
  • — Work, Manufacture of Chilled-Iron Castings
  • at Gruson Works, 547*
  • — Rules for Prevention of Accidents in, 188
  • — See also Castings, Moulding
  • Fowler, H., on Superheating Steam in Locomotives, 81
  • Fowler, Prof. A., on Series Lines in Spar!
  • Spectra, 495; on Celestial Spectroscopy
  • 817*
  • Fox, Francis, The late, 395
  • Frahm Anti-Rolling Tanks, Effect of, 192
  • — Anti-Rolling Tanks, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 732
  • Frames, Diesel Engines, Design of, 677*
  • France, Accident Compensation in, 88
  • — Ing6nieurs Civile de. See Civil Engineers
  • — Subsidences in Paris Streets, 840*, 878*
  • — Unemployment Insurance in, 54
  • Freezing Points of Atmospheric Gases, 639
  • French Battleships, “Danton” Class, Cost of,
  • 226, 261
  • Navy, Promotion of Officers in, 21
  • Frequency-Analyser for Ship Vibrations, 193*
  • Friction, Air, of Bars, Strut3, and Wires, 189*.
  • 719*. See 181*
  • — Clutch. See Clutch
  • — Fluid, in Pipes, 881
  • — Steam, of Turbine-Wheels, 362, 883
  • — Surface, in Fluid Motion, 711
  • — of Water in Condenser-Tubes, 39*
  • Frictional Resistance of Ships. See Ship Resistance
  • Friend, Dr. J. N., on the Corrosion of Special Steel, 294
  • Froude Tank: Experiments on Resistance ol
  • Mercantile Ship Forms, 463, 465* : Work of. 468 1
  • Fuel, Alcohol, for Motor-Car Engines, 189, 473
  • — Calorimeter, Macklow-8mith’s, 285*
  • — Consumption, Steamers using Superheated Steam, 483, 609*
  • — Consumption in Various Industries, 157. See
  • — Cost of Commercial Motor Vehicles, 428
  • — Costs, Steam, Gas, and Oil-Engines, and Turbines, 166. See 228
  • — Injection Valves, Diesel Engines, 379*. 605*.
  • 576*, 616
  • — Liquid. See also Oil Fuel
  • — for Motor-Car Engines, Sources of, 189
  • — Oil Consumption, Sulzer-Type Diesel Engine,
  • 16
  • Fuel, Oils for Diesel Engines, Propertiesand Trials of, 602
  • . — Oil, Flow of, in Pipes, 881 ? — Oil, Mexican, 474. See 559
  • — Oil, for Warship Propulsion, 450
  • — Pumps for Diesel Engines, 183*, 379*, 505*
  • — See also Coal; Oil; Gas
  • Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay, Ltd.; Pumping Plant and Air-Compressor for Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*, 479*
  • Fumes from Metallurgical Furnaces, Treatment of, 815
  • Fuming, Developing Microstructure of Brass by, 792. See 386
  • Furnaces, Blast, By-Products from, 645. See 647
  • — Blast, Cleaning Gas by Bag-Filters, 664, 688*.
  • See 646, 815
  • — Blast, Production and Utilisation of Gas
  • from, 156, 645, 647
  • — Boiler. See also Stoker
  • — Electric, H(5roult, Manufacture of Steel from
  • Ore in, 664
  • — Electric, Iron - Smelting in Norway and
  • Sweden, 92, 498
  • — Gas Fired, for Type Metal, 536*
  • — Industrial, Surface-Combustion System, 356*
  • — Metallurgical, Heat Radiation from, 646, 773
  • — Metallurgical, Treatment of Dust and Fumes
  • from, 664, 668, 815
  • — Steel, Talbot, Wellman and Fixed, at Wit-
  • kowitz, Comparisons of, 660, 682*
  • Fused Silica Ware at Royal Society Soiree, 676
  • GAEDE Molecular Air-Pump, Efficiency of, 190
  • Galvanometers. See Electric
  • Gang Planing Motor-Car Crank-Shafts, Wolseley Works, 117*
  • Gantry, Travelling, Steelwork Erection, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 309*
  • — See also Crane
  • Gardner Crank-Shaft Turning-Machine, 117*
  • Gardner’s Gyroscope for Torpedoes, 229*
  • Gas, Acetylene. See Acetylene
  • — Blast-Furnace. See Furnace, Blast
  • — Carbon Dioxide. See Carbon Dioxide
  • — Carbon Monoxide, Electric Charges on Dissociated Atoms, 324*
  • — Coke-Oven. See Coke-Oven
  • — Compressor, Lane’s, for High-Pressure Lighting, 853*
  • — Engine. See Engines, Gas

Gas Engineers, Institution of:

  • Liverpool Meeting:
  • Presidential Address, by E. Allen, on the Liverpool Gas Works, 848 Report of Council, 848
  • — on Refractory Materials, 849. See also
  • next volume
  • — on Ventilation Research, 849
  • Electric Condition of Gold and Silver Surfaces during the Absorption of Gases and their Catalytic Combustion, by H. Hartley, 849
  • Thermal Phenomena in Carbonisation, by H. Hollings and Prof. J. W. Cobb, 849,
  • 871
  • Influence of Red-Hot Coke and Radiant Heat on the Gaseous Products of Carbonisation, by H. Hollings and Prof. J. W. Cobb, 849, 871
  • Purification by Heat: A Century’s Progress and its Lessons, by Dr. C. Carpenter, 870*
  • Some Special Features in Gas Works Practice in Norway, by B. K. Schieldrop,
  • Calorific Power as a Standard, by J. Abady,
  • Application of Coke-Oven Carbonising and Otto Direct Ammonia Recovery to Gas Works Requirements, by G. T. Purves,
  • 872
  • Lime and Sulphate of Ammonia as Fertilisers, and How to Increase their Sale, by J. West, 872
  • Gas-Fired Furnace for Type Metal, 536*
  • — Fires, Ventilating Effects of, 849
  • — and Gas Works. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Indicators for Collieries : Whistle Type, 92 •
  • Diffusion Type, 644
  • — Lighting, Calorific Power as a Standard for.
  • 871 *
  • — Lighting, Removal of Sulphur by Heat, 870*
  • — Lighting of Trains, 25
  • — Manufacture, Coke-Ovens, and Ammonia
  • Recovery in, 872
  • — Manufacture, Influence of Hot Coke and
  • Retort Walls, 850, 871
  • Manufacture, Thermal Phenomena in Carbonisation, 849, 871
  • — Meter, Thomas Electric, 848
  • — Molecules, Radiation Excited by Light, 325*
  • — Producer. See Producer and Suction
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Works, Liverpool, 848
  • — Works Practice in Norway, 871
  • — Works, Refractory Materials for, Report on
  • 849. See also next volume.
  • Gases, Analysis by Positive Rays, 494 Atmospheric, Freezing Points of, 639
  • — m Collieries, Ignition by Electric Sparks, 638
  • — Density of, Micro-Balance for Measuring, 676
  • — Electric Discharge in. Sec Electric; Vacuum
  • Tubes
  • — Electrical Conductivity of, 426
  • — Flameless Combustion of. See Surface Combustion
  • — Liquefaction of, The Critical State, 261
  • — Liquid, Electrical Conductivity of Metals and
  • Alloys in, 426*
  • — Liquid, Vacuum Flask for Holding, 189
  • — Neon and Helium, Production by Electric
  • Discharge, 258
  • — Ratios of Specific Heats, 474
  • — Real and Ideal, Motion in, 442*
  • — Specific, Inductive Capacity and Refractiv
  • Index of, 324, 354
  • Gases, Solidified, Crystalline Structure of, 039
  • — Specific Heats of, Theories of, 490
  • — Specific Inductire Capacity of, 324, 354 Gaseous Explosions in Tubes, Pressure-Recorder
  • for, 669
  • — Explosions. See also Colliery Explosions Gasoline. See Petrol and Engines, Petrol Gate Valves, Catskill Aqueduct, 832*
  • — Lock, and Operating Mechanism, Hull Docks,
  • 804*
  • Gatun Dam, Panama Canal, Earth Movements at, 107
  • Gauge for Flow of Compressed Air, 165*
  • — for Petrol Flow, Aeroplane Engine Trials, 627*
  • — Problem on Australian Railways, 780, 846
  • — Wind Velocity, Short’s Pitot Tube, 627* Gauging Water Flow by Chemical Means, 079,
  • 743*, 773
  • Gear-Boxes, Change-Speed, Daimler Commercial Motor Vehicles, 79* ; with Chain Drive, 80*
  • — Boxes, Motor-Car, Efficiency of, 881
  • — Drives for Rolling-Mills, 583, 609*
  • — Epicyclic, for Motor-Cars, 806*
  • — Fottinger Hydraulic. See Fottinger
  • — Mill-Engine, Failures of, 236*
  • — Noiseless, Laminated Steel, 690
  • — Wheel Teeth, Design of, 236*. See 244
  • — Wheels, Casting in Metal Moulds, 62
  • — Wheels, Surface-Hardening by Oxy-Acetylene
  • Blow Pipe, 212*
  • Geared Turbine, Exhaust Steam, for Indian Textile Mills, 208*
  • — Turbines, Marine. See Marine Propulsion Gearing, Design of (Review), 244
  • — Effect of Castor Oil on, 81, 327
  • Geipel, W., and Co.; Float-Type Steam-Trap, 267* Generating Station. See Power-Station Generator, Acetylene. See Acetylene
  • — Electric. See Turbo-Generators
  • Geodesy, Accuraoy of the Ordnance Survey, 20. See 60, 128
  • Geologioal Exhibits at Royal Society Soiree, 677,
  • 848
  • Geometrical Optics, Treatise on (Review), 342 George's Landing-Stage, Liverpool, 264*
  • Gerard’s Theory, Strength of Latticed Struts, 532 German Collieries, Impregnation of Timber in, 602; Use of Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus in, 81S
  • — Institution of Naval Architects’ Year-Book
  • (Review), 662
  • — Iron and Machine Industry, 535
  • — Machine-Tool Industry, 440
  • — Testing Laboratory, Work of, 91
  • — Wireless Stations, 125
  • — Workmen, Education of, 58, 76. See 18 , 633 Germany, Berlin-Stettin Canal, 639*
  • — Magdeburg-Buckau, Krupp’s Gruson Works,
  • 547*
  • — Military Service in, 77
  • — Prussian-Hessian Railways, Wages on, 602 Gibraltar Harbour Works and Dockyard, 226 Gill, Sir David, The late, 158
  • Girder Bridges, Railway, Rolling Loads on, 292*. 305*
  • — Plate, Erection of, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 310*
  • — Plate, Liverpool Landing-Stage, 264*
  • — Roof, Snow-Hill Station, Birmingham, 73*
  • — See also Beams ; Bindges; Roofs Glasgow Harbour, Granary at, 667
  • Glass Models, Optical Determination of Stresses by, 666
  • — Optical, Manufacture of, 409
  • — Sealing Wires into, with Lead, 300. See 676
  • — Wind-Screen, Snow Hill Station, Birming
  • ham, 173*
  • — Wool Filters for Extracting Tar from Producer-Gas, 54
  • — Absorptive, for Spectacle Lenses, 675
  • Glazebrook, Dr. R. T., on the Development of the Aeroplane, 753*, 787*
  • Glazing for Wind-Screens, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 173*
  • Glenfield and Kennedy, Ltd.: Vacuum Breaking- Valve for Jet Condensers, 84* ; Adjustable Notches for Weirs, 368*
  • Globules, Liquid, Experiments with, 268, 847 Glow-Lamps. See Lamps under Electric “ Gnome ” Aeroplane Engine, Single-Valve Type, 384*
  • Gob Fires in Collieries, Report on, 224 Gold, Electrical Conductivity at Lower Temperatures, 426*
  • — Surface Combustion on, Electrical Effects in.
  • 849
  • Goodacre, W., and Sons, Ltd. ; Barnard’s Self- Discharging Grab, 524*
  • Goodman, Prof. J., on the Design of Ball and Roller-Bearings, 34
  • Governing Mechanism, Small Diesel Engine, 605* Government Ownership of Railways (Review), 588 Grab, Barnard’s Self-Discharging, 624*
  • Grain, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • — Elevator at Glasgow Harbour, 667
  • — Elevators, Plans of (Review), 589
  • — Sacks, Helical Chute for, 705*
  • — Storage and Handling, Montreal Harbour, 572 Transportation in Canada and Montreal Harbour, 571
  • Granary. See Grain
  • Grand Trunk Railway, Canada, Statistics of, 612 Granite-Quarrying at Kalagouk, India, 442* Graphic Representation of Formula;, Treatise on (Review), 803
  • Graphical Solution of Plane Table Problems, 93* Grate. See Furnace; Boiler; Stoker Graving Dock. See Dock Gray, H., on the Use of Superheated Steam in Mercantile Steamers, 483, 507*
  • Gray, Robert Kaye, The late, 602 Gray*8 Gyrostatic Apparatus, 710 Great Eastern Railway, Appointment of General Manager, 265. See 323
  • — Western Railway, Snow Hill Station, Birming
  • ham. See Snow Hill
  • Greaves, R. H., on the Influence of Nickel on Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 399*, 412 Green Aeroplane Engine, 145*
  • Greenock Philosophical Society, Watt Lecture on the Classification of Merchant Shipp.ng, by Dr. S. J. p. Thearle, 121
  • Greiner, Dr. A., on By-Products in Iron and Steel Manufacture, 644. See 773 Gresham, James, The late, 78 Gribble, T. G., on the Economics of Tramways and Railless Electrio Traction, 428 Grillage Foundations for Columns, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 176*
  • Grinding-Mills, Ball and Tube, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 648*
  • Groug Iron Mines, Norway, 603 Growth of Cast Iron by Repeated Heatings, 231, 614*
  • Gruson Works, Krupp’s, 647*
  • Guarding of Power Transmission Accessories, Report on, 259
  • Guns, 15-In., for British Navy, 390 Gun-Cotton, Effects of Detonation, 199*
  • — Power of Battleships, 430, 447*. 450, 451, 460 Guns, Crane Weighing-Machine for, 774*
  • — Naval, Danger Zones and Penetration of,
  • 447*. See 461
  • — See also IFarships ; Projectiles; Ballistics ;
  • Explosives; and PARAGRAPH INDEX Gunboats. See Warships Gun-Metal, Use in the Navy, 397 Gunnerj’, Naval, Range in, 448
  • — in Torpedo Craft, British Navy, 534 Gunpowders. See Explosives
  • Gusts, Wind, and Stability of Aeroplanes, 9, 68, 755*, 787*
  • Guthrie Lecture, Physical Society, by Prof. R. W. Wood, on Radiation of Gas and Vapour Molecules Excited by Light, 325*
  • Gutta-Percha: Conductivity at High Frequencies, 475* ; Power Factor at Different Temperatures, 476*
  • Gyroscope for Measuring Rolling Velocity of Ships, 621
  • — for Torpedoes, Gardner’s, 229*
  • Gyroscopic Apparatus at Royal Society Soirde,
  • 674, 678
  • — Mono-Rail Car, Schilowsky, 127. See 592,678
  • — Two-Wheeled Motor-Car, Schilowsky, 692.
  • See 127, 678
  • Gyrostatic Controlling Device for Motor-Cars, &c., Gray’s, 716
  • Hadfields LIMITED, Manganese Steel Crossings for Argentine Railway, 594*
  • Hadfield, Sir R. A., on the Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of Manganese Steel, 661, 766* ; on the Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, 847
  • Hall Anchors for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 642*
  • Hall, J. and E., Ltd.; Refrigerating Plant for S.S. “Britannic,” 280*
  • Hamburg-American Liners ; “ Cap Trafalgar,” 395 ; “ Vaterland,” 712*; “ Imperator,” 797* Hammer Beam Roof, Westminster Hall, Repairs to, 867*
  • — See Machine-Tools Handles for Files, &c., 45*
  • Harbour, Bilbao, Action of Waves on Breakwater, 176*
  • — Breakwaters, Action of Waves on, 175*. See
  • 296
  • — Glasgow, Granary at, 667
  • — Montreal, and Transportation in Canada, 671
  • — Wick, Storm Damage to Pier, 176*
  • — Works, Gibraltar, 226
  • — Works, Havre, Block-Setting Crane for, 26*
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Hardening. See Metallurgy Hardness Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Harker, Dr. J. A., on the Electric Emissivity of
  • Matter, 290
  • Harland and Wolff, Ltd.: White Star Liner “Britannic,” 273*; Davits for Ships’Boats, 282*
  • Harmonic Wave Motion, Apparatus for Demonstrating, 676
  • Harris Feed-Water Filters, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 694*
  • Harri8Son’s Adjustable Notches for Weirs, 368* Hartley, H., on Surface Combustion of Gases, 849
  • Harvey, G. and A., Ltd.; Boring-Machine for Cylinder Liners, 217*
  • Hashiguchi, Lieut., Comparisons of Mild and Special Steels for Rivets, 192 Hathorn, Davey and Co., Ltd.; Hydraulic Machinery for Hull Docks, 863*
  • Haughton, J. L, on a New Etching Solution for Mild Steel, 786*. See 675 Hauling-Engines, Balanced Throttle-Valve for, 838*
  • — Engine, Compressed-Air, for Caissons, Ports
  • mouth Dockyard, 343*
  • — Engine for Mines, 839
  • Havre Harbour Works, Block-Setting Crane for, 26*
  • Hawkshaw, J. C., on the Channel Tunnel, 707 Hay-Dalrymple Tunnelling Shield, 110*
  • Headway Recorders for Trains, 49*
  • Health Insurance. See Insurance under Labour Heat Conductivity and Electrical Conductivity of Metals and Alloys, 426
  • — Engines. See Engines
  • — Radiation from Furnaces, 646, 773
  • — Specific. See Specific Heat
  • — Tinting, Developing Microstrueture of Brass
  • by, 792. See 386
  • — Transmission in Diesel Engine Cylinders,
  • 503
  • — Transmission in 8urface Condensers, 1*, 37*,
  • 126*, 128, 161, 181, 487. See Erratum, 51
  • — Treatment. See Metallurgy
  • — Value as a Standard for Gas, 871
  • — Waste, Power Production from, 156, 644. See
  • 773
  • Heater, Feed-Water. See Feed- Water Heater
  • — Water, Royle’s Oaloriflers, for 8.S. “Aqui
  • tania,” 737*
  • Heathcote, H. L., on Case-Hardening, 664 Heating Buildings, Instrument for Measuring Rate of Cooling, 676
  • — Curves, Alloys. See Metallurgy
  • — by High-Pressure Gas, Lane's Compressor for,
  • 863*
  • — Radiant. See Surface Combustion
  • Heating and Ventilation, Thermo-Tank System,
  • S.S. “ Aquitania,” 736*
  • Heaton, T. T., on Modern Methods of Welding, 297 300*
  • Helical Chute for 8acks, 705*
  • Helium, Production from Hydrogen by Electric Discharge, 258
  • — Production from Metals and Salts, 494
  • Hematite Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams Henderson Locomotive for Erie Railroad, 667* H6roult Electric Furnace, Manufacture of Steel
  • from Ore in, 664 H6roult, Paul, The late, 671, 713
  • Hertzian Wave Telegraphy. See Telegraphy, Wireless
  • Hethey, A., on Steel Production from Ore, 664
  • Heyn, Prof. E., on Internal Strains in Metals, 674
  • Higgins, A. L., Graphical Solution of Plane Table Problems, 93*
  • High-Pressure Gas Lighting, Lane’s Compressor for, 853*
  • High-Speed Tool Steal. See Steel
  • High-Temperature Tests. See Tests (Materials) Highlands, Scottish, Manufacture of Acetone in, 17
  • — Utilisation of Water Power in, 159. See 17 Highways. See Roads
  • Hildage, II. T., on the Transmission of Power by Chains, 99*
  • Hill, Prof. L., Instrument for Measuring Rate of Cooling in Buildings, 676
  • Hill View Reservoir, New York Water Supply, 408*
  • Hiller, E. G., on Power Production, 166. See 228
  • Hingley, N., and Sons, Ltd.; Anchors for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Hiraga, Commander Y., on the Use of Special Steel in Warships, 191* ; Comparisons of Mild and Special Steels for Rivets, 192 H.M.SS. See under Warships History of Electrical Engineering, 846 Hodsdon, G. C., on the Windhausen Cycle for Refrigerating Machines, 159. See 228 Hoffmann 8hort Roller-Bearings for Calender Bowls, 446*
  • Hoisting-Engines for Steam-Shovel, 776*
  • Hoists, Ash, Railton-Campbell, S.S.“Aquitania,” 697*
  • — Baggage, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • — Passenger, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 734*
  • Holden and Brooke, Ltd. : Petrol-Engine and
  • Centrifugal Pump, 48* ; Aitken Water- Divider, 774*
  • Holland, Drainage of the Zuyder Sea, 23 Holland Oil-Well Drilling Apparatus, 427 Hollings, H., on Thermal Phenomena in Carbonisation, 849, 871; on the Influence of Red- Hot Coke on Gaseous Products of Carbonisation, 850, 871
  • Home Office Report on Fencing Shafting, &c., 259
  • — Office Rules for Prevention of Accidents in
  • Foundries, 188
  • Hong Kong University, Equipment of Engineering Laboratory, 68 Hook, Safety, for Mine Cages, 838*
  • Hopkinson, Prof. B., on the Effects of Detonation of Gun-Cotton, 199*; on the Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of Manganese Steel, 661, 766*
  • Hopkinson’s Method of Cooling Diesel Engines, 614*
  • Horner, J., on Foundry Plant and Machinery, 61, 144. See 181
  • Hose, Compressed Air, Pressure Drop in, 165*, 167
  • Hospital, King’s College, Automatic Telephones at, 285
  • Hot Bodies, Electric Emissivity of, 290 Houghton, S. A., on the Failures of Heavy Boiler-Plates, 647*, 662
  • Howden’s Forced-Draught Fans, S.S. “Aquitania,” 699*
  • Hub, Motor-Car, Machining at Wolseley Works, 117*
  • Hudson, O. F., on Vanadium in Brass, 411
  • — River Tunnel, Oatskill Aqueduct, 688
  • Hull Joint Docks, Construction of, 861*. See 776*
  • Humber, River, New Docks at Hull, 861*. See 776*
  • Humbert, E., on Steel Production from Ore, 664 Humphrey Gas-Pumps. See Pumps Hunter-Brook Tunnel, Catskill Aqueduct, 701* Huntsman Steel, Comparisons with High-Speed Steel, 408
  • Hydraulic Accumulators for Hull Docks, 863*
  • — Adjustable Notches for Irrigation Weirs, 368*
  • — Analogue of the Musical Arc, 268
  • — Ash-Expeller, 697*
  • — Back-Pressure Valves, Oxy-Acetylene Blow-
  • Pipes, 705*
  • — Crane. See Crane
  • — Ejector for Water-Lifting, Hull Docks, 864*
  • — Engineering Co., Ltd.; Hydraulic Machinery
  • for Hull Docks, 866*
  • — Excavation, Panama Canal, 42,107
  • — Flow-Recorder for V Notches, 284*
  • — Forging-Press, 6000 • Ton, for Atlas Works,
  • 842*
  • — Impact of Jets, Apparatus for Studying, 596*
  • — Launching Mechanism. S.S. “ Britannic,” 282
  • — Machine-Tools. See Machine-Tools
  • — Moulding-Machine. See Moulding-Machine
  • — Power-Station, Hull Dooks, 863*
  • — Press, Experimental, for Tube-Making, Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Riveting, Comparisons with Hand and Pneumatic, 192
  • — Riveting, Construction of S.S. “ Britannic," 274*
  • — Strain-Meter, Foster, and its Applications, 484, 489*
  • — Tests of Steel Pipes, Tata Power Plant, 600*
  • — Transformers. See Fdttingcr
  • — Turbines. See Turbines; Power Plants
  • — Winch for Lock-Gates, Hull Docks, 866*
  • — See also Hydrodynamics and Water
  • Hydro-Aeroplanes. See Aeronautics

Hydrodynamics:

  • Critical Velocity of Hot Water in Tubes. 8ee Heat Transmission in Surface-Condensers
  • Fluid Friction in Pipes, 39*. 881 Friction of Water in Condenser-Tubes, 89* Motion in Real and Ideal Fluids, 442* Principle of Similarity in Fluid Motion, 710. See 763
  • Resistance of Battleship Rudders, 446*, 451*, 461
  • Surface Friction in Fluid Motion, 711 See also Ship Resit tance Hydro-Electric Power Plant. See Power Plant
  • — Extractors for Laundry Work, 806* Hydrogen-Boron Compounds, 125
  • — Liquid, Determination of Specific Heats in,
  • 190. See 497
  • — Production of Neon and Helium from, 268
  • — Ratio of Specific Heats, 474
  • — Triatomic, Production of, 494
  • ICE - BREAKING Railway Ferry Steamer, Canadian, 119
  • — and Cold-Storage Association. See Cold Storage
  • — Effects of High Pressures on, 638
  • — Regions, Effect on Earth’s Climate, 33
  • — See also Refrigerating
  • “Ife," Motor-Ship, with Crude-Oil Engine, 536 Ignition of Fire-Damp by Electric Sparks, 638
  • — Gas-Engine, Effect of Adjusting, 131*
  • “ Ila,” Motor-Ship, with Crude-Oil Engine, 536 Illuminating Engineering Society ; A. P. Trotter on Photometric Units and Nomenclature, 747
  • Illumination, Elementary Principles of (Review), 802
  • — of Foundries, 188
  • — Photometric Units and Nomenclature of, 747
  • — See also Light, Lighting, and Lamps under
  • Electric
  • Impact. Pressures of Rifle Bullets, 200*
  • — Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • — of Water-Jets, Apparatus for Studying, 596*
  • “ Imperator” Hamburg-Amerika Liner, 797*
  • “ Imperial ” Manganese-Steel Rails, Crossover for Argentine Railway, 94*
  • Imperial Wireless Scheme, 566 Impregnation of Mine Timber, 602
  • — of Timber. See Westminster Hall Impulse Turbines. See Turbines Incandescent Lamps. See Lamps under Electric Incorporated Municipal Electrical Association.
  • See Municipal
  • India, Bombay, Tata Power Plant, Testing and Drilling Pipes for, 500*
  • — Electrically-Driven Cold Rolling-Mills in, 684
  • — Rangoon River Training Works, 441*
  • — Rubber. See Rubber Indian Architecture (Review), 311
  • — Spinning-Mills, Geared Exhaust-Steam Tur
  • bine for, 208*
  • Indicator Cocks, Flow of Steam through, 268
  • — Diagrams, Diesel Engine, with Optical Indi
  • cator, 606*
  • — Diagram, Diesel Engine, Savoia Two-Cycle,
  • 183*
  • — Diagrams, Diesel Engines, Showing Tempera
  • tures and Pressures, 502*. See 481, 542
  • — Diagrams, Gas-Engines, Effect of Adjusting
  • Ignition, 131*
  • — Diagrams, Locomotive, Mean Effective Pres
  • sure with Superheated and Saturated Steam, 493
  • — of Air Flow, for Compressed-Air Systems, 165*
  • — Gas, for Mines : Whistle Type, 92 ; Schoeller
  • Diffusion, 645
  • — Optical, Dalby’s, Trials of Diesel Engine with,
  • 481, 604*
  • — of Petrol Flow, Aeroplane Engine Trials, 627*
  • — Water-Level, for Locks, Panama Canal, 242*
  • — Wind Velocity, Short’s Pitot Tube, 627* Induced Draught, Prat System, 654*
  • Induction Motor. See Motor, Electric Industrial Agreements and Disputes. See
  • Labour
  • — Development of China, 92
  • — Education in Germany, 68, 76. See 181, 633
  • — Heating, Surface Combustion for, 356*
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Notes, 12, 46, 80, 114, 160, 179, 214, 248, 295,
  • 328, 346, 887, 421, 463, 486, 522, 556, 594, 643, 666, 703, 760, 772, 809, 850, 875. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Possibilities of the Highlands, 17, 169 Industries, German. See German
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Inertia Forces, Steam-Engines and Diesel Engines, 676*
  • Influence Diagrams, Use in Bridge Design, 292*, 305*
  • Inginieurs Civile de France. See Civil Engineers Introts, Steel, Sulphides in, 723*
  • Injection-Valves, Diesel Engines, 379*, 605*, 676*, 615
  • Inland Navigation. See Navigation, Canals, Rivers, dfcc.
  • Inspection, Boiler, Report of Manchester Steam- Users’ Aspociation, 786
  • Institutions, Engineering, Provincial, Uses of, 160, 256, 359 See 296, 634
  • — Teohnical. See Aeronautical Society; American Chemical Society ; Arts, Royal Society of; Association of Engineers-in-Charge; Automobile Engineers; Birmingham Association of Mechanical Engineers; Chemical Society; Chemistry9 Institute of; Civil Engineers; Cold Storage and lee Association ; Coventry Engineering Society ; Electrical Engineers ; Faraday Society; Gas Engineers; German Institution of Naval j Architects; Greenock Philosophical Society; | Illuminating Engineering Society; Japanese Institution of Naval Architects; Junior Institution of Engineers; Manchester Association of Engineers ; Mechanical Engineers; Metals. Institute of; Meteorological Society ; Mining Engineers; Mining and Metallurgy; Mining blectneal Engineers; Municipal Electrical Association ; Naval Architects; North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders; Nottingham Society of Engineers; Optical Society; Physical Society ; Royal Institution ; Royal Society ; Staffordshire Iron and Stsel Institution; Society of Engineers; Water Engineers; Wireless Sooisty Instrument Making, Specialisation and Accuracy in, 60. See 20,128
  • — for Measuring Kate of Cooling in Buildings,
  • 076
  • — Optical, Theory of (Review), 342
  • — Scientific, Exhibition of, Roval Society Soiree,
  • 074*, 847
  • — See abo Electric
  • Insulation, Heat, of Furnaces, 640, 778
  • — See Meat; Electric
  • Insulators for Overhead Power Transmission Lines, IS?*
  • Insurance, Workmen’s. Ses Labour Interlocking Apparatus for Valves, &o., Panama Canal Locks, 242
  • — Mechanism, Valves of S.8. “ Aquitania," 659* Internal-Combustion Engines. See Aeronautics;
  • Engines; Motor-Cars; Motor-Boats International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, 165, 305*
  • — Electrotechnical Commission, Report on Symbols, 225, 206; Standard for Copper Resistance, 603
  • — Engineering Congress at San Francisco, 396
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  • — Ferry between Finland, Sweden and Russia,
  • 68
  • — Fire-Service Council, London Meeting, 876
  • — Rubber Congress, 228
  • Iodine Vapour, Fluorescence of, 326 Ionisation Currents from Hot Bodies, 290 Iron Alloys. See Metallurgy and Steel
  • — Case-Hardened. See Metallurgy
  • — Castings, Chilled, Manufacture at Gruson
  • Works, 547*
  • — Castings, Production in Metal Moulds, 61
  • — Chemical and Mechanical Relations with other
  • Elements: in Tungsten 8teel, 408, 433* ; in Nickel Steel, 408, 468*
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. 8ee Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment. Se* Metallurgy
  • — Industry, Employment and Trade in 1913,136
  • — Industry : Swedish, 267, 269 ; Russian, 368;
  • German, 535
  • — Manufacture, By-Products in, 644. See 7/3
  • — Metallurgy of, Treatise on (Review), 689
  • — Mines, Groug, Norway, 603
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • — Production, Board of Trade Statistics, 468
  • — Rolling-Mills. See Rolling-Mills
  • — Smelting, Electric, in Norway and Sweden,
  • 92 498
  • — and Steel, Advances in Metallurgy of, 847
  • — and Steel Institute. See also Staffordshire Iron and Steel Institute

Iron and Steel Institute:

  • Spring Meeting, London :
  • Report of Council, 641 Bessemer Medal Awarded to E. Riley, 642 Presidential Address by Dr. A. Greiner, on -By-Products in Iron and Steel Manufacture, 644. See 773 ...
  • The Talbot Process in Comparison with othe Open-Hearth Refining Processes, by Dr. F. Schuster, 660, 682*
  • Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of Manganese Steel, by Sir R. A. Hadfield and Prof. B. Hopkinson, 661. 756* Contribution to the Theory of Hardening, by A. McCance, 661, 823*. 854*
  • Hardening of Metals, with Special Reference to Iron and its Alloys, by Prof. C. A. Edwards and Prof. H. C. H. Carpenter,
  • 661,885* ,
  • Failures of Heavy Boiler-Shell Plates, by
  • S. A. Houghton, 647*, 662
  • Development of Dry Cleaning in Blast-Fur-
  • nace Gas Purification, by F. Muller,
  • 664,688* . „ TT , .
  • Recent Improvements in Case-Hardening
  • Practice, by H. L. Heathcote. 664
  • Production of Steel Direct from Ore, by E.
  • Humbert and A. Hethey, 664
  • Forms in which Sulphides may Exist in Steel
  • Ingots, by Prof. J. O. Arnold and G. R.
  • Bolsover, 723* _
  • New Reagent for Etching Mild Steel, by Dr.
  • W. Rosenhain and J. L. Haughton,
  • 783*. See 676 .
  • in and Steel, Metallography of (Review), 72
  • and Steel. See also PARAGRAPH I NOR*
  • Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Welding. See Welding
  • Work, Structural. See Bridges; Roofs,
  • Floors; Columns
  • Works. See Works
  • See also Cast Iron ; Steel; Pig-Iron ;
  • ming-Machines for Laundry Mork, 833
  • igation by Bore-Hole Water in Australia, 90
  • Egyptian, and the Assouan Dam, 745, 839
  • Egyptian (Review), 476
  • Egyptian, Sun-Power Plant at Meadi, 42/,
  • 495. See 535, 569
  • Weirs, Adjustable Notches for, 368
  • See also PARAORAm INPRX
  • lerwood System of Shipbuilding, Vessels Con-
  • dy, Sampierdarena, Prat Draught Installation
  • at, 650*
  • Shipbuilding Subsidies in, 664
  • Jackson and Farnworth Tape Loom, 446*
  • Jaomb-Hood, John Wykeham, The late, 360
  • Jaime I.,” Spanish Battleship,Trials of Armour Plates for, 888* t _ . . ,
  • pan, Development of Electrical Industry in, 498
  • Japan, Foreign Trade in 1913, 500
  • — Steel-Pipe Fnotories in, 83
  • — Wireless Telegraphy in, 261
  • — Nagasaki, Floating-Crane for, 218*
  • — Year-Book, 225

Japanese Institution of Naval Architects :

  • Presidential Address by Baron Aknmatsu on the Progress of Japanese Naval and Merchant Shipping, 191 Use of Special Steel in Warships, by Commander Y. Hiraga, 191*
  • Some Experiments on Mild Steel and Special Steel Rivets, by Commander Hiraga and Lieut. Hashiguchi, 192 Recent Studies in Connection with Rivets, Riveting, and Riveted Joints, by Lieut. Y. Taji, 192
  • Rolling and Anti-Rolling Tanks, by Dr. Suyehiro, 192
  • Water-Tube Boilers for Marine Purposes, by M. Miki, 193*
  • Construction of Ships with Flanged Plates, by K. Ota, 193
  • Rollingless, Pitchingless and Waveless Ship, by Dr. Y. Yokota, 193
  • Vibrations of Ships, and Instruments to Measure them, by Dr. Y. Yokota, 193* Ships Built for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Last Ten Years, by Rear- Admiral M. Kondo, 430*
  • Japanese Naval and Merchant Shipping, Progress of, 191, 430*
  • — S.S. “ Anyo Maru,” with Geared Turbines,
  • Power-Speed Curves, 822*
  • — Warships Recently Constructed, 430*
  • Jellies, Chemical Reactions in, 676. See 847 Jet Condensers. See Condensers
  • — Flow of Steam through, 268
  • — Water, Apparatus for Studying Impact of,
  • 596*
  • Jetties, Steel and Ferro-Concrete, for Floating Dock, Portsmouth Dockyard, 548*
  • Johnson, W., and Son (Leeds), Ltd. ; Portable Briquetting Plant, 464 Johnson, William Henry, The late, 334 Joint, Flexible, for Cast-Iron Water-Main, 261* Jordan’s Thermo Galvanometer, 669 Junior Institution of Engineers ; J. Richardson, on Marine Diesel Engines, 573*, 613*
  • Junkers’ Marine Oil-Engine, 482, 501
  • Junkers, Prof.; Trials of Fuel Oils for Diesel i Engines, 602
  • Jute-Spinning Mills, Indian, Geared Exhaust- Steam Turbine for, 208*
  • KALAGOUK, India, Granite-Quarrying at, 442* Kaleidoscope, Improved Form, 675 Kalker Werkzeugmaschinen - Fabrik, Vertical Turning and Boring-Mill, 350*
  • Kanolt, 0. W., on Melting-Points of Refractory Oxides, 782
  • “ Karmala,” P. and O. Steamer, Launch of, 499 Kartel, German Machine-Tool Manufactures, Report of, 440
  • “ Kawachi,” Japanese Battleship, 430*
  • Keith-Blackman Ventilating Fans, S.S. “Aqui- tania,” 701*
  • Keller and Knappich, Acetylene • Generating Plant, 704*
  • Keller Pneumatic Hammer, 164*
  • Kelvin Lecture, by Sir O. Lodge, on the Electrification of the Atmosphere, 157
  • — Vertical-Card Compass, 740*
  • Keys^nd Keyways, Alternating Stress Tests of,
  • Kiln, Rotary, for Cement Manufacture, 548* King’s College Hospital, Automatic Telephones at. 285
  • Kirkaldy, William George, The late, 635 Kitchener, Lord, Report on Public Works in Egypt, 745
  • Knight-Daimler Sleeve-Valve Engine, 78*
  • Knock in Internal-Combustion Engines, Causes of, 347, 466, 487, 569, 632*, 633, 670 Kondo, Rear-Admiral M., on Recent Japanese Warships, 430*
  • Kongsberg Silver-Mines, Norway, 566 " Konigin Luise,” S.S., Fottinger Transformers on, 710
  • Krell, Otto, The late, 168 Kromhout Marine Oil-Engine, 420*
  • Krupp’s Gruson Works, 547*
  • “ Kurama,” Japanese Battle-Cruiser, 431*
  • LABORATORY Apparatus for Studying Water Jeis 596*
  • — Engineering, Hong Kong University, Equipment of, 68
  • — Research Work. Value in Engineering, 187
  • — See also National Physical; Materialprii-
  • fungsamt

Labour:

  • Education of German Workmen, 58, 76. See 181, 633
  • Employment in 1913, Board of Trade Statistics, 136
  • Foundries, Rules for Prevention of Accidents in, 188
  • Insurance, Unemployment, Continental Systems, 54
  • — Unemployment, during Trade Disputes, 158
  • Leeds Municipal Strike, Report on, 423 Railway Companies and Labour Troubles,
  • 322
  • — Conciliation Scheme, 459 — Employees, Accidents to, 714, 746 — Prussian Hessian, Wages on, 602 Shipbuilding Trade, the Eight-Hour Day, 19 Shipping and Shipbuilding Trades, Profit and Loss in, 19
  • Strikes in 1913. Board of Trade Statistics, 136 — of Leeds Municipal Employees, Report on, 423
  • —Unemployment Insurance during, 168
  • Trade Disputes, Definitions of, 168
  • — Disputes, Unemployment Insurance dur-
  • ing, 168
  • — Unions, Board of Trade Statistics, 686
  • — Unions and the Railway Conciliation
  • Soheme, 469
  • — Unions and Unemployment Insurance,
  • Continental Systems, 54
  • Unemployment Insurance Systems on the Continent, 54
  • Wages in 1913, Board of Trade Statistics,
  • 136
  • — on Prussian-Hessian Railways, 602
  • Workmen’s Compensation for Accidents in
  • Franoe, 88
  • See also Industrial Notes; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Lamb, S., on the Manufacture of Optical Glass, 409
  • Laminated Steel Gears, 690
  • Lamont Feed-Pumps, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 701*
  • Lamps, Electric. See Electric
  • — for Miners, Electric Accumulator, 223 (see
  • 837); Gas Indicator for, 644
  • Lancaster and Tonge, Ltd.; Balanced Throttle-
  • Valve, 838*
  • Lanohester’s Clutoh for Damping Torsional
  • Oscillations, Motor-Car Engines, 78*
  • Lanohester, F. W., on the Flying-Machine, 628*,
  • 6S1*. 717*
  • Land Drainage by Gas-Pumps, 839
  • — Drainage, Trench-Digging Machine for, 708*
  • — Reclamation, Drainage of the Zuyder Sea, 23
  • — Reclamation in Tropics by Vegetation, 222
  • — Slides, Panama Canal, 105*
  • Landing-Stage, George's, at Liverpool, 264* Land'* Lathe Attachment for Turning and
  • Screwing Bolts, 10*
  • Lane’s Gas-Compressor, 858*
  • Langelier Manufacturing Co.; Swaging-Machine, 626*
  • Lapland, Iron Mining in, 778
  • Laeche’s Experiments on Steam Friction of
  • Turbine-Wheels: Erratum, 883
  • Lathes. See Machine-Tools
  • Latticed Struts, Strength of, 532
  • Launch, Motor. See Motor-Boat
  • — of P. and O. S.S. “ Ivarmala,” 499
  • Launching Arrangements, S.S. “ Britannio,”282*
  • — Ships’ Boats, Harland and Wolff’s Davits for
  • S.S. “ Britannio,” 282*
  • — Ships’ Boats, Provision of Davits for, 315*,
  • 364*. See 782*
  • — Stresses in Battleships, 484, 489*
  • Laundry Machinery, 804*, 833*
  • Law. See Legal
  • Lea, F. O., on Rolling Loads on Railway Bridges, 292*, 306*
  • Lead-Dissolving Water, Treatment of, 55
  • — Effect on Strength of Bronze at High Temperatures, 405*, 412
  • — Electrical Conductivity at Low Temperatures, 426*
  • — Caulking for Flexible Jointed Water-Pipes,
  • 261*
  • — Sealing Wires into Silica with, 3C0. See 676
  • Leakage in Compressed-Air Systems, 165
  • Leeds Municipal Employees, Report on Strike
  • of, 423
  • Leetham, H., and Sons; Flour-Mills, Water- Softener for, 63*

Legal:

  • Contract Work, Delay in Commencing, 531
  • Insurance, Workmen’s. See Labour
  • Labour Legislation. See Labour
  • Patented Articles at the Panama Pacific Exhibition, 296
  • Patents, Compulsory Working of, and the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, 122, 257
  • Wayleaves for Power-Transmission Lines, 95
  • Workmen’s Compensation. See Labour
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Leinert Water-Meter with Aitken Water-Divider, 774*
  • Lemniscate as a Transition-Curve, 793
  • Lennox and Robertson’s Vacuum Breaking
  • Valve, 84*
  • Lenses, Spectacle, Absorptive Glasses for, 676
  • Letters to the Editor, 25, 60, 81*, 128, 161, 181, 228, 249, 296, 327, 347, 465, 487, 536, 569, 604, 632, 670, 706, 743, 773, 819, 883. See LETTERS INDEX
  • Lidgerwood Cableways, 340*, 442*
  • Lidgerwood Unloader for Spoil-Trains, Panama Canal, 42*
  • Lifeboat Equipment, S.S. “ A quitania,” 670, 732*
  • — Launching-Gear ; Harland and Wolff’s Davits for S.S. Britannic,” 282*
  • — Passenger Steamers, Stowage and Handling
  • . of, 316*, 364*. See 670, 732*
  • — Stability and Capacity of, 317*. See 364*
  • Life-Saving at Sea, International Conference on,
  • 155, 365*
  • 1 Lift and Drift of Aerofoils, 764*
  • — Passenger, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 734*. See
  • also Hoist
  • Light Aberration in a Dispersive Medium, 268
  • — Beams, Visibility in Solutions. 22
  • ~ Cu8Ped Wave fronts, Graphic Treatment of,
  • — Effect of Magnetic Fields on (Review), 171
  • — Effect on Wireless Signals, 360
  • — Experiment on Irrationality of Dispersion, 4
  • — Optical Rotatory Power of Crystals and Sol
  • tions on, 478
  • — Polarised, Stress Determination bv. 8<
  • Optical
  • ~ R 325a*ti0n8 ,r°m Ga8 and Vapour Molecules,
  • — and the Theory of the Rainbow, 716
  • — See also Spectrum
  • Lighting, Artificial, Elementary Principles of
  • (Review), 802 r
  • — Electric. See Lamps under Electric
  • — of Foundries, 188
  • Dv8' See and Illumination
  • — Photometric Units and Nomenclature, 747
  • — Train, Gas and Electric Systems, 26
  • Lightning-Arresters. See Electric
  • Lilleehall Co., Trials of Nurnberg Gas-Engine and Mond Gas Plant, 883
  • Lime as a Fertiliser, 872
  • — Melting-Point of, 782
  • Lincoln Water Works, Trials of Pumping-Engines for, 776
  • Liners, Cylinder, Boring-Machine for, 217*
  • — See Steamers; Ships
  • Linoleum, Calender for, Gruson Works, 648*
  • Liquefaction of Gases, the Critical State, 261 Liquid Air and its Applications, 331
  • — Air, Effect on Manganese Steel, 767
  • — Air, Electrification of Tourmaline Crystal in,
  • 324
  • — Cooling, Convection Currents and Cellular
  • Structure in, 440*. See 386
  • — Chemical, Parsons’ Mixing Apparatus for, 676
  • — Crystals and the Solidification of Metals, 471
  • — Density Recorder for, 671*
  • — Drops and Globules, Experiments with, 268,
  • 847
  • — Electrical Conductivity of, 426
  • — Fuel. See Oil Fuel
  • — Gases, Electrical Conductivity of Metals and
  • Alloys in, 426*
  • — Gases, Vacuum Flasks for Holding, 189
  • — Hydrogen Calorimeter, Determination of
  • Specific Heats in, 190. See 497
  • — Oxygen. Uses of, 331
  • — Real and Ideal, Motion in, 442*
  • — Tensile Strength of, 364
  • — Visibility of Light Beams in, 22
  • List and Munn’s Feed-Water Filters, S.S. “Britannic,” 279*
  • Literature, 8, 43, 71. 171, 211, 244, 311, 341, 476, 611, 662, 588, 749, 768, 802. See LITHRATURK INDKX
  • Little, A. D., Presidential Address to American Chemical Society on Research Work, 187 Liverpool Engineering and Condenser Co., Ltd.; Evaporating and Distilling Plant for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 696*
  • — Gas Works, 848
  • — George’s Landing-Stage at, 264*
  • — Meeting, Institution of Gas Engineers. See
  • Gas Engineers
  • — Refrigerating Co., Ltd. ; Refrigerating Plant
  • for S.S. “ Aquitania,’’ 734*
  • Lloyd’s Register; Appointment of Chief Surveyor, 47 ; Influence on Ship Construction, 121
  • Lloyd’s Statistics: Vessels under Construction, 46, 631 ; World's Shipbuilding, 148 ; Ships Registered, 294
  • Load-Extension Diagrams, Copper-Aluminium- Nickel Alloys, 400*. See 412 Loading Coils, Effeot on Telephone Cables, 476* Lobnitz Rock-Breakers, Panama Canal, 40 Local Authorities. See Municipal Lock, Entrance, Hull Docks, 862*
  • — Entrance Caissons: Portsmouth Dockyard, 343* ; Panama Canal, 770*
  • — Gates and Operating Mechanism, Hull Docks, 864*
  • — Panama Canal ; Control Apparatus for Working, 241* ; Entrance Caissons for, 770
  • — Portsmouth Dockyard. See Portsmouth
  • — Pumping-Plant, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*, 479*
  • — Nut, The “ Vislok,” 760*
  • — Outs. See Labour; Industrial Notes Locomotive, 2-8-8-8-2 Type, Articulated, with
  • Steam-Driven Tender, for Erio Railroad, 667*
  • — 4-4-4 Type Tank, N.E. Railway, with Timmis
  • Bogie Springs, 488*
  • — Bending and Shearing Forces on Bridges Due
  • to, 292*, 306*
  • — Bogie with Timmis Springs, 488*
  • — Boiler Repairs, Use of Autogenous Welding,
  • 297, 298, 299
  • — Cranes. See Cranes
  • — Crawford Mechanical Stoker for, 668*, 663
  • — Double-Ported Balanced 81ide-Valve for, 198*
  • — Double-Ported Piston-Valves for, 197
  • — Electric, for Main Line Railways, 267
  • — Engineers and Firemen, Associated Society
  • of, and the Railway Conciliation Scheme, 469
  • — Goods, Idle Mileage of, 323
  • — Mean Effective Pressuie with Superheated
  • and Saturated Steam, 493
  • — Mechanical Stokers for, on U.S. Railways,
  • 668*. 663
  • — Road See Motor
  • — Superheater, Capacity of, 493
  • — Use of Superheated Steam in, 81
  • — Work on the L. and N.W. Railway, 194
  • — See also Railways in PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Lodge, Sir O., Kelvin Lecture on the Electrification of the Atmosphere, 167
  • Loewe, L., and Co.’s Works, Apprentice Training System at, 76
  • Logarithms, Napierian, Measurement of Base of. 669. See 676
  • London County Council and Street Traffic, 125. See 87
  • — County Council Tramways, Financial Statistics, 642
  • — Electric Power Supply, Report on, 529, 664
  • — Factories, Tests of Gas-Engines in, 108", 129*
  • See Erratum, 163
  • “ an5j. North - Western Railway, Locomotive Work on, 194
  • — Passenger Transport in, 87, 126
  • — Southwark Bridge, Demolition of, 31S*
  • — Street Accidents, Statistics of, 88
  • — Suburban Railways, Traffic and Improvements, 87 r
  • — Underground Railway,. See rtiderground Longitudinal Bulkheads. See Water-Tight Sub-divisions
  • Longridge, M., on Breakdowns of Steam-Engines, 232*
  • Looms, Ball-Bearings for, 446*
  • — Improvements during 1913, 21
  • — Machine for Joining Warp Threads for, 445
  • — Pirn-Winding Machines for Weft-Yarn, 444
  • — Tape, Farnworth and Jackson, 446*
  • Loopedjunnel under Thames at Charing Oro
  • Lorries. See Motor-Wagons and Tractors
  • Lubricating Oils. See Oils
  • Lubrication of Marine Engines with Superheated Steam, 508
  • — of Rolling-Mill Bearings, 769*
  • — System, Knight-Daimler Motor-Car Engine, 79*
  • — of Turbine Bearings for S.S. “Aquitania,”
  • 621, 624
  • Luffing-Gear for 100-Ton Sheerlegs (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.)i 820*
  • — Gear for Cranes (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.),
  • 160*
  • — Gear, Toplis, for Cranes, 874
  • Luggage, Railway Passengers', Methods of Handling, 181
  • Luke, W. J., Experiments on Wake and Thrust Deduction, 462, 462
  • “ Lusitania,” S.S., Design of, Model Experiments, 617, 638*
  • MACADAM. See Roads and Tar-Macadam Machine Design, Construction of Engine Details, (Review), 244
  • — Design and Modern Shop Methods, 262
  • — Drawing, German Treatise on (Review), 341
  • — Parts, Manufacture by Die-Casting, 144, 181
  • — Shops. See Works and Machine-Tools

Machine-Tools:

  • Bolts, Lathe Attachment for Turning and
  • Screwing, 10*
  • Boring Housing of Armour-Plate Mill at
  • Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Machine, Horizontal, for Cylinder-Liners
  • (G. and A. Harvey, Ltd.), 217*
  • — Mill, Vertical, 33-Ft. 4-In. Swing (Niles-
  • Bement-Pond Co.), 62*
  • — Turbine-Casing of S.S. “Aquitania,” 624*
  • — and Turning-Mill, Vertical, for Turbine
  • Work (Kalker Werkzeugmaschinen-
  • Fabrik Breuer, Schumacher and Co.
  • A.-G.), 350*
  • Crank-Shaft Turning-Machine, Gardner, 117*
  • Die, Screwing, Land’s Automatic, 10*
  • Drilling-Machine, 10-Ft. Radial, for Turbine
  • Casings (W. Asquith, Ltd.), 212*
  • — Machine, Radial, Travelling, for Plates,
  • (W. Asquith, Ltd.), 521*
  • — Steel Pipes for Tata Power Plant, 600*
  • — Torque and Thrust Required for, 165*
  • Drills, Pneumatic, Design of, 165*
  • — Pneumatic, Dynamometer Tests of, 137*
  • — Pneumatic, Energy Used in, 167*
  • — Pneumatic, Speeds and Feeds for, 166
  • — Pneumatic,Temperature of Exhaustfrom,
  • 167*
  • German Machine-Tool Industry, 440
  • Hammers, Pneumatic, Boyer, Keller and
  • Tierney, 164*
  • — Pneumatic, Dental, Dennis’s Early, 163*
  • — Pneumatic, Historical Account, 163*
  • — Pneumatic, with Portable Compressor,
  • The “ Fein,” 421
  • — Pneumatic, Tests of, 168*
  • Hydraulic Riveting, Construction of S.S.
  • “ Britannic," 274*
  • Lathe,. 6J-In. Centres, Sliding, Surfacing
  • and Screw - Cutting (Timbrell and
  • Wright Machine-Tool and Engineering
  • Co., Ltd.), 246*
  • — Attachment for Turning and Screwing
  • Bolts, Land’s, 10*
  • — Work, Turning Turbine Rotor for S.S.
  • “ Britannic,” 278*
  • Machine Parts, Designing for Repetition
  • Work, 262
  • — Shop Management. See Works Manage-
  • ment
  • — Shops, Portsmouth Dockyard, 205
  • — Shops, Wolseley Motor-Car Works, 117*
  • Machining Ball-Mill Drum at Gruson Works,
  • 548*
  • — Housing of Armour-Plate Mill at Gruson
  • Works, 548*
  • — Motor-Car Parts, Wolseley Works, 117*
  • — Turbine Rotor for S.S. “ Britannic.” 278*
  • Milling-Cutter with Inserted Teeth (Selson
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • — Machine for Cam-Shafts, Wolseley Works,
  • 117*
  • — Machine, Planer Type, with Two Vertical
  • Spindles (Niles-Bement-Pond Co.), 488* Motor-Car Parts, Machining at Wolseley Works, 117*
  • Moulding-Machines, Foundry. See Jfoutatn^ Planing Motor-Car Crank-Shafts, WoUeley Works. 117*
  • Pneumatic Drills. See Drills
  • — Hammers. See Hammers
  • Press, 6000-Ton Hydraulic Forging, for Atlas Works (Davy Bros., Ltd.), 842*
  • — Hydraulio, Experimental, for Tube-
  • Making, Gruson Works, 548*
  • Punching and Shearing-Machine for Plates and Bars (H. Pels and Co.), 838 Repetition Work, Designing Machine Parts
  • Roll-Turning Shops, Gruson Works, 648* Screwing-Bolts, Land’s Lathe Attachment for, 10*
  • Screwing-Die, Land’s Automatic, 10*
  • Shearing and Punching-Machine for Plates and Bars (H. Pels and Co.), 838
  • Shop Methods and Machine Design, 262 Speeds and Feeds for Pneumatic Drills, 166 Studs, Lathe Attachment for Making, 10*
  • Swaging-Machine for Rods and Wires (Lan- gelier Manufacturing Co.), 626*
  • Tin Cans, Machinery for Making, 427 Turning-Bolts, Land’s Lathe Attachment for, 10*
  • — and Boring-Mill, 33-Ft. 4-In. Swing
  • (Niles-Bement-Pond Co.), 62* an«, Boring-Mill, Vertical, for Turbine Stalker Werkzeumaschinen- » * Breuer, Schumaoher and Co.
  • A.G.), 350*
  • — Machine for Crank-Shafts, Gardner, 117*
  • — Shop for Rolls and Ball-Mill Drums,
  • Gruson Works, 648*
  • wJr.UruinewRotor for s-s- “ Britannic,’’ 278*
  • Workshop Methods and Machine Design, 262 See also PARAGRAPH INDKX
  • Machine Work. See Machine-Tools Machinery, Power Transmission, Fencing of, 269
  • — Trade, German, Statistics of, 636 Macklow-Smith’s Coal Calorimeter, 286* MacNab, W.,on Explosives, 301
  • Magazines, Underground, for Explosives, Catskill Aqueduct, 832*
  • Magdehurg-Buckau, Krupp’s Gruson Works at, 647*
  • Magnesia, Melting-Point of, 782
  • Magnetic Compass, Kelvin Vertical-Card, 740*
  • — Effects of Electric Current, Historical
  • Account, 846
  • — Fields, Chemical Decomposition in, 92
  • — Fields in Sun, Causes of, 291
  • — Properties of Manganese Steel, 661. 766*
  • — Properties, Steel, Effect of Quenching Tem
  • perature, 824*
  • — Railway, Bachelet, 666
  • — Storms, Time Measurements of, 474
  • — Survey of British Isles, 674
  • Magnetism, Terrestrial, Photographic Records of Variations, 076
  • Magneto Optics, Researches in (Review), 171 Main, Water, Flexible Joint for. 261*
  • — Electric. See Cables under Electric
  • Malay States, Railway Expansion and Trade Statistics, 202
  • Malleable Iron, Surface Hardening by Oxy-Ace- tylene Blow-Pipe, 214*
  • Mallet, Dental, Dennis’s Early Pneumatic, 163*
  • — Locomotive with Steam-Driven Tender, Erie
  • Railroad, 667*
  • Management of Works. See Works Management Manchester Association of Engineers: H. T. Hildage, on the Transmission of Power by Chains, 99*; E. G. Hiller, on Power Production, 166. See 228. Annual Dinner, 266 ; F. Shuman, on the Shuman Sun-Power Plant. 427. See 495, 535, 669
  • — Chamber of Commerce and the Compulsory
  • Working of Patents, 122, 257
  • — Colliery and Mining Exhibition at, 837*
  • — Engineering Societies in, Meeting Room and
  • Library for, §34
  • — Steam-Users’ Association, Report of, 786;
  • Report on Strength of Stayed Surfaces, 190
  • — Textile Machinery Exhibition at, 444*
  • — University, Lectures on Turbine Design, by
  • G. Stoney, 230. See 249 Manchurian Railway, South, 327 Manganese Steel, Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of, 661, 756*
  • — Steel Rails, Cross-Overs for Argentine Rail
  • ways, 94*, 694*
  • Manoeuvring Gear of S.S. “Britannic," 278*;
  • S.S. “ Aquitania,” 655*. See 622* Manufacture, Scientific Methods in. See Works Management
  • Manufacturers, British, Development of Trade with China, 353
  • Manufacturing Methods and Machine Design, 262
  • Manures, Chemical, Production and Consumption of, 760, 872
  • — Use of Peat as, 359
  • Map-Making, Graphical Solution of Plane Table Problem, 93*
  • “ Margaret," Canadian Customs Cruiser, 126 Marine and Aero Exhibition, 380*, 414*. See 345*, 34b*, 669*
  • — Auxiliary Machinery, S.S. “ Britannic," 279*,
  • 281* ; S.S. “ Imperator,” 799. See also “ Aquitania”
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engineering, Statistics for 1913, 28
  • — Engineers and Naval Architects, American
  • Society of. See Naval Architects
  • — Engines and Motors. 8ee Engines, Turbines
  • — Propulsion, Battleships, Triple or Quadruple
  • Propellers for, 401
  • — Propulsion, Combined Turbines and Recipro
  • cating Engines, Progress of, 499. See also “Britannic”
  • — Propulsion, Corrosion of Bronze Propellers,
  • 535
  • — Propulsion, Design of Large Diesel Engines
  • for, 573*, 613*
  • — Propulsion, Design of Turbines for, 232
  • — Propulsion, Diesel Engines for, 15*, 28, 44*,
  • 182*, 228, 360, 377*, 395, 406, 481, 601*, 642. See 569, 673*, 013*, 690
  • — Propulsion, Diesel Engines, Working Results
  • with, 360, 542, See 569
  • — Propulsion, Elasticity and Endurance of
  • Steam-Pipes, 484, 856*
  • — Propulsion, Economical, from Shipowners’
  • Standpoint, 640
  • — Propulsion, Fottinger Transformers on S.S.
  • “ Konigin Luise,” 710
  • — Propulsion, Geared Turbines for, 232, 499,706.
  • See 522, 822
  • — Propulsion, Geared Turbines, Power-Speed
  • Curves of S.S “ Anyo Maru,” 822*
  • — Propulsion by Geared Turbines, Progress of,
  • 499. See Erratum, 623
  • — Propulsion, Geared Turbines in S.S. “Cairn-
  • ross,” 706
  • — Propulsion, Internal-Combustion Engines for
  • Warships, 460
  • — Propulsion, Progress of the Parsons Turbine
  • for, 499. See Erratum, 623
  • — Propulsion, Propelling Machinery for War
  • ships, 449
  • — Propulsion, Resistance of Battleship Rudders,
  • 446*, 451*. 461
  • — - Propulsion, Tandem and Combination Screws,
  • 452, 462
  • — Propulsion, Tug with Aerial Propeller, 500,
  • 635
  • Propulsion : Turbine Machinery of Spanish
  • Torpedo-Boat, 590*; of S.S. “Aquitania,” 619* (see 078*) : of S.S. “ Imperator," 797* ; for Submarine Boats, 814
  • Propulsion, Use of Superheated Steam, 483,
  • 507*
  • — Propulsion. See also Engines; Turbines;
  • Propellers; Ship Resistance; Ships; Steamers; Torsion • Meters; Warships; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Turbines. See Turbines ; Steam
  • Markets. See PARAOBJIPU IKDU Markham and Co., Ltd. ; Dairy inple-Hay Tunnelling Shield, 110*
  • I Marten, Edward Bindon, The late, 873 ! Martensite. Nature of, 662, 800*
  • Maschinenfabrik Augsburg - Nurnberg A.-O. ; Acetylene-Generating Plant for, 704*
  • | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Aerodynamic Balance for, 674*
  • Master - Clocks and Headway Recorders for Trains, 48*
  • Materialpriifungsamt, Work of, 91 ; Materials, Strength of. See Stress and Tests (Materials)
  • i Matheraat ice, Graphic Representation of Formula) (Review), 803
  • — Measurement of Napierian Base, 669. See
  • 676
  • Mather and Platt, Ltd. ; Axial-Flow Centrifugal Pump, 839*
  • Mathews, E. R., on Wave-Action on Breakwaters and Piers, 176*. See 296 Matter, Electric Emissivity of, 290
  • — Molecular Structure of Benzene, 391*
  • — Properties of, and Electrio Charges on Atoms,
  • 323*. 364*. 390*
  • — Properties of, at High Pressures and Low
  • Temperatures, 638
  • — Structure of the Atom : Spectroscopio Inves
  • tigations, 496; Investigation by X Rays, 814. See also Thomson
  • Mattresses, Brushwood, for Foundations of River- Training Walls, 441*
  • “Mauretania” 8.S., Design of, Model Experiments, 617, 638*
  • May Lecture, Institute of Metals, by Prof. E Heyn, on Internal Strains in Metals, 674 McCance, A., on the Theory of Hardening, 661, 823*, 854*
  • Meadi, Egypt, Sun-Power Plant at, 427, 495. See 536, 569
  • Measurements, Geodetic, Accuracy of, 20. See 60. 128
  • Mechanical Engineers, American Society of, H. F. 8mith, on the Extraction of Tar from Producer-Gas, 64
  • — Engineers. See also Birmingham Association of Mechanical Engineers and Manchester

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of;

  • London Meetings, Winter Session:
  • Commercial Tests of Internal-Combustion Engines, by W. A. Tookey, 108*, 129*. See hrratum, 153
  • Breakdowns of Stationary Engines, Lecture to Graduates’Association, by M. Long- ridge, 232*
  • Annual General Meeting, 297 Annual Report. 297 Election of Offioers and Auditor. 297 Some Modern Methods of Welding, by T. T. Heaton, 297, 300*
  • Chemical and Mechanical Relations of Iron- Tungsten, and Carbon, and of Iron, Nickel, and Carbon, by Prof. J. O. Arnold and Prof. A. A. Read, 408, 433*, 468*
  • Application of Electrical Driving to Existing Rolling-Mills, by L. Rothera, 588*, 605* Enlargement of Building, 842*
  • New Journal, 850
  • Mechanical Filters, Treatment of Plumbo- Solvent Water in, 66
  • — Flight. Sre Aeronautics
  • — Stoker. See Stoker Melting-Points of Atmospheric Gases, 639
  • — Points of Refractory Oxides, 782 Mercantile Steamers. See Steamers Merctfd&s Aeroplane Engine, 382* ; Marine Oil-
  • Engine, 382
  • Merchant Shipping, Classification of, 121 Mercury Commutator, Morde.v’s, 847
  • — Electrical Conductivity at Low Temperatures,
  • 426*
  • — Vapour, Binary Vapour Engine using, 498
  • — Vapour, Fluorescence of, 326*
  • Merz and MoLellan’s Report on London Electric- Power Supply, 629, 664
  • Metacentric Heights of Ounard Ships, 640. See 518
  • — Heights of Ships in Damaged Conditions, 619
  • See 639*, 730*
  • — Heights of Ships and the Use of Water Ballast,
  • 619
  • Metals, Characteristic Radiations from, in RCntgen Rays, 443*, 474
  • — Cold-Wrought, Internal Strains in, 674
  • — Conductivity of. See Electric
  • — Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Crystallisation of, 386, 437*, 471
  • — Cutting with Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 297,
  • 299
  • — Fatigue of. See Alternating Stress under
  • Tests (Materials)
  • — Filament Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • — Hot, Electrio Emissivity of, 290
  • — Industry, Employment and Trade in 1913,
  • 136
  • — Industry, German, Statistics of, 635
  • — Mechanism of Annealing, 662, 885*
  • — Moulds, Manufacture of Castings in, 61, 144.
  • See 181
  • — Non-Ferrous, Use in the Navy, 397. See 384
  • — Price Diagrams, 26*, 184*, 334*, 464*. 644*,
  • 786*
  • — Sections, Mounting on Microscope. 676
  • — Structure of. See Micro-Photographs
  • — Surfaces, Polished, Amorphous Nature of, 675
  • — Theories of Hardening, 661, 854*, 885*
  • — Volume Changes During Solidification, 472
  • — See also Metallography; Metallurgy ; Micro-Photographs

Metals, Institute of:

  • General Meeting, London:
  • Report of Council, 384 Presidential Address, by Sir H. J. Oram, 384, 397
  • Annual Dinner, 384
  • Report of Committee on Nomenclature of Alloys, by Dr. W. Rosenhain, 384, 604
  • Metal*, lout.
  • Fir»t Report to the Beilby Prize Committee, on the Solidification of Metals from the
  • Liquid 8Late, by Dr. C. H. Deech, 3fc5,
  • 43***, 471
  • Muntz Metal ; the Correlation of ite Com-
  • position, Structure, H*at Treatment,
  • Mechanical Properties, Ac., by Dr. J. E.
  • Stead and H. G. A. Stedman. 8Mf, 789*
  • Vanadium in Braes, by R. J. Dunne and O. F. Hudson, 411
  • Influence of Nickel in Some Copper-Aluminium Alloys, by Prof. A. A. Read and R. H. Greaves, 399*. 412
  • Bronze, by J. Dewrance, 405*, 412
  • Micro-Chemistry of Corrosion (Part II.), the
  • Alpha Alloys of Copper and Zinc, by
  • 8. Whyte and Dr. O. H. Deech, 413
  • May Lecture, on Internal Strains in Cold-
  • Wrought Metals, and Some Troubles
  • Caused Thereby, by Prof. E. Heyn, 674
  • Metallography, Brass, I>e ?eloping Microetruc- ture bv Fuming, 792. See 380
  • See
  • — Crystallisation of Metals, 585, 437*, 471
  • — Etching Solution for Mild Steel, 783*
  • 676
  • — of Iron and 8teel (Review), 72
  • — Method of Mounting Micro-8octions, 676
  • — Nature of Martensite and Austenite, 662,
  • 890*
  • — Theories of Hardening, 661, 854*. 885*
  • — Volume Changes during Solidification of
  • Metals, 472
  • — 8ee also Metallurgy ; Micro-Photographs

Metallurgy:

  • Alloy, Copper-Aluminium, Crystallites in, 429*, 471
  • — Copper-Aluminium, Crystal Twinning in, 887*
  • — Copper-Aluminium, Effect of Reraeltiog on Strength, 471
  • — Copper-Aluminium, Hardening of, 662, 887*
  • — Copper-Aluminium, Influence of Nickel on, 399*. 412
  • — Copper, Cold Wrought, Internal Strains in. 674 .
  • — Copper, for Condenser Tubes, Admiralty Specifications, 398
  • — Copper, Molten, Absorption of Oxygen by, 405,413
  • — Copper, Nomenclature of, Report on, 384, 604
  • — Copper-Tin-Zinc, Effect of Lead on, 406 , 412
  • — Copper-Tin-Zinc, High Temperature Tests of, 406*. 412
  • — Copper, Use in the Navy, 397. See 384 — Copper-Zinc, Effect of Vanadium on, 411 — Copper-Zinc, Micro-Chemistry of Corrosion, 413
  • — Copper-Zinc (Muntz Metal), Effect of Heat Treatment on, 386*, 789*
  • — Crystallisation c f, 385, 437*, 471 — Electrical and Thermal Conductivities of, 426
  • — Electrical Conductivity at Low Temperatures of, 426*
  • — Volume Changes During Solidification, 472
  • — White Metal, for Die Castings, 144, 181
  • Aluminium. Die Casting of, 144, 181 Blast-Furnaces. See Furnaces Brass. See Brass Bronze. See Bronze
  • Case-Hardening, Recent Improvements in, 664. See also Hardening — Hardening of Steel, &c , with Oxy-Acety- lene Blow-Pipe. 212*
  • Cast Iron, Growth by Repeated Heatings, 231, 614*
  • Chilled-Iron Castings, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 647*
  • Coke-Ovens See Coke-Ovens Cold Work, Hardening of Metals by, 661, 886*
  • Cooling Curves of Manganese Steel, 768* Copper and Copper Alloys, Use in the Navy, 397. See 384
  • Corrosion of Metals. See Corrosion Equilibrium Diagrams, Copper-Aluminium Alloys and Steel, 887*
  • Foundry Plant. See Foundry Furnaces. Metallurgical. 8ee Furnaces Gun-Metal, Use in the Navy, 397 Hardening of Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 662, 887*
  • — Steel, Cracks Produced in, 662, 856*
  • — of Steel and other Metals, 661, 854*, 885* — Surface, of Steel, &c., with Oxy-Acety-
  • lene Blow-Pipe, 212*
  • Heat Treatment of Brass for Cold-Rolling, 684*
  • — Treatment of Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 402
  • — Treatment, Effect on Manganese Steel,
  • 661, 766*
  • — Treatment, Mechanism of Annealing,
  • 662, 885*
  • — Treatment of Muntz Metal, 386*, 769*
  • — Treatment, Steel, Cracks in Hardening 662, 866*
  • — Treatment, Steel, and Defects in Boiler Plates, 647*, 662
  • — Treatment of Steel, Effect of Quenching Temperatures, 823*. 8ee 661 — Treatment of Steel. Theories of Hardening. 661, 854*. 886*
  • — Treatment of Steel, Theory of Quenching, 825*. See 662
  • Heating and Cooling-Curves, Manganese Steel, 768*
  • Iron Castings, Production in Metal Moulds, 61
  • — Manufacture, By-Products in, 644. See 773
  • — Metallurgy of, Treatise on (Review), 689 — Ore. See Ore
  • — Smelting, Electric, in Norway and Sweden, 92, 498
  • — and Steel, Advances in Metallurgy of, 847
  • Iron and Steel, Metallography of (Review),
  • 72
  • Me talc, Cold-Wrought, Internal Strains in, •74
  • — Conductivity of, Changes During Solidification. 473
  • — Crystallisation of, 385, 437*, 471 — Mechanism of Annealing, t62, 885*
  • — Tests oL hee Tests (Materials)
  • — Theories of Hardening of, 001, 854*, 886*
  • — Volume Changes During Solidification of, 472
  • Metallurgical Works, Treatment of Dust and Fumes from, 064, 688*, 815 Muntz Metal, Effect of Heat Treatment on, 386*, 789*
  • Nickel Industry of Sudbury, Canada (Review), 8
  • Pjrometera See Pyrometers Rolling-Mills. See Boiling-Mills Silver Mines, Kongsberg, Norway, 560 Steel, Electrolytic Method of Isolating Carbides, 434*. See 408
  • — Huntsman, and Highspeed, Comparisons between, 408
  • — Ingots, Sulphides in, 723*
  • — and Iron, Advances in Metallurgy of, 847 — Manganese, Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of, 061, 750*
  • — Manufacture, By-Products in, 644. See 773
  • — Manufacture, Comparisons of Talbot, Wellman, and Fixed Furnaces at W'it- kowitz, 660, 682*
  • — Manufacture Direct from Ore, 664 — Mild, Etching Solution for, 738*. See 675 — Nature of Martensite and Austenite, 062, 890*
  • — Nickel, Chemical and Mechanical Relations of Iron, Nickel, and Carbon in, 408, 468*
  • — Plates, Boiler, Failures of, 647*, 662 — Quenching Cracks in Hardening, 662, 855*
  • — Theories of Hardening, 661,854,* 886*
  • — Theory of Quenching, 826*. See 662 — Tool, High-Speed, Effect of Carbon on, 847
  • — Tungsten, Chemical and Mechanical Relations of Iron, Tungsten, and Carbon in, 408, 433*
  • — Variation of Properties with Quenching Temperatures in, 82b*. See 661 Tin, Crystal Twinning in, 885*
  • Welding. See Welding See also Iron and Steel Institute; Metals, Institute of; Micro-Photographs; Foundry ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX Meteorological Effects of Atmospheric Electri- I fleation, 157

Meteorological Society, Royal:

  • Great Rain Storm at Doncaster, September 17, 1913, by R. O. Mossman and C. Saber, 83
  • Recent Itudies of Snow in the United Slates, by Dr. J. E. Church, Jun., 33 Meteorological Conditions of an Ice Sheet and their Bearing on the Desiccation of the Globe, by C. E. P. Brooks, 33 Wind Gusts and Aeronautics, by Dr. W. N. 8haw, 58
  • Annual General Meeting, 115 Presidential Address by C. J. P. Cave, on Investigations of the Upper Atmosphere, 116
  • Interpretation of the Results cf Soundings with Pilot Balloons, by Dr. W. N. Shaw, 249
  • Pilot Balloon Ascents at the Central Flying School, Upavon, During the Year 1913, by G. M. Dobson, 249
  • Climate as Tested by Fossil Plants, by Prof. A. C. Seward, 395
  • Report on Phenological Observations, by J. E. Clark and R. H. Hooker, 570 Reduction of Barometer Readings in Absolute Units and a New Form of Barometer-Card, by E. Gold, 7t0 Cuban Rain Record and its Application, by A. H. Brown, 760
  • Rainfall of the Southern Pennine s, by B. C. Wallis, 839
  • Relation between Wind Direction and Rainfall, by H. J. Bartlett, 839
  • Meter, Air-Flow, for Compressed-Air Systems, 165*
  • — Gas, Thomas Electric, 848
  • — for Petrol Flow, Aeroplane Engine Trials, 627*
  • — Steam, Rhenania Recording, 129*
  • — Strain, The Foster, and its Applications, 484, 489*
  • — See also Wafer-Meters
  • Methane Explosions. See Colliery Explosions
  • — Ignition by Electric Sparks. 638
  • — Indicators* for Collieries : Whistle Type, 92 ;
  • Schoeller Diffusion Type, 644 Methyl Alcohol, Specific Inductive Capacity of, 324
  • Metropolitan District Railway, Improvements at Charing Cross Station, 110*
  • — Railway: Bennis Stokers at Neasden Power-
  • Station, 198 ; \\ear of Rails on, 288
  • — Traffic, Report on, 87, 125
  • — 8ee also London
  • Mex, Egypt, Humphrey Pumps for, 839 Mexican Oil Industry, 474, 659 Miehell Thrust-Bearing, 179*. See 1S3 Micro-Balance for Density of Gases, 676 Miorobes. See Bacteria
  • Micro-Chemistry of Corrosion of Copper-Zinc Alloys, 418
  • Microphone,Vanni's, for Wireless Telephony, 476* Microphotograph, Aluminium - Copper Alloy, showing Crystallites, 439*, 471
  • — of Brass showing Cellular Structure, 489*
  • — of Brass, T«n and Copper-Aluminium Alloys,
  • I showing Twinning, SS8*, 889*
  • — of Cast Iron, Growth bv Repeated Heatings,
  • 614*
  • Microphotograph of Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 401*, 403*, 404
  • — of Cowper-Coles Ferro-Zincing Process, 828*
  • — of Malleable Iron Hardened by Oxy-Acetylene
  • Blow-Pipe, 213*
  • — of Manganese-Steel showing Effect of Heat
  • Treatment, 766*, 767*
  • — of Muntz Metal showing Effect of Heat Treat
  • ment, 790* 79l*. 792*
  • — of Nickel Steels, 469*
  • — of Steel, Defective Boiler-Plates, 647*, 648*,
  • 649*, 650*
  • — of Steel, Irregular Quenching, 826*, 854*
  • — of Steel, Nature of Martensite and Austenite,
  • 889*. 890*
  • — of Steel, showing Sulphides, 724*
  • — of Steel, showing Twinning, 8S9*, 89C*
  • — of Steel, Use of New Etching Solution, 7S4*,
  • 785*
  • — of Tungsten Steel, 435*. See 436 Microscope, Mounting Metal Sections on, 675 Microstructure of Brass, Developing by Fuming,
  • 792. See 386
  • Midland Railway: Accident at Aisgill, 25 ; Superheating in Locomotives, 81 Miki Marine Water-Tube Boiler, 193*
  • Military Aeroplanes and Airships. See Aeronautics
  • — Service in Germany, 77
  • — Transport, War Office Subsidies for Motor-
  • Lorries, 709, 715 Milky Way, Photographs of, 677 Mill Engines, Breakdowns of, 232*
  • — Fencing of Power Transmission Accessories
  • in, 269
  • — Flour, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • — Grinding, Ball and Tube, Manufacture at
  • Gruson Works, 548*
  • — Rolling. See Rolling-Mills
  • — Sugar Cane Crushing, Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Textile, Indian, Geared Exhaust Steam Tur
  • bine for, 208*
  • — Textile, Replacing Rope Drives by Steel
  • Belts, 291*
  • Milling-Machines and Cutters. See Machine- Tools
  • “Millwall,” 8.S., Steam-Pipe Explosion on, 65 Milnes-Daimler Mercedes, Ltd.: Aeroplane Engine, 382* ; Marine Oil-Engine, 382 Milton, J. T., on the Marine Diesel Engine, 481, 501*, 542. See 569 Mine Cages, Safety Hook for, 838*
  • — Coal. See Collieries
  • — Fire-Damp Indicators for: Whistle Type 92,
  • Schoeller Diffusion Type, 644
  • — Iron, Groug, Norway, 603
  • — Nickel, at Sudbury, Canada (Review), 8
  • — Rescue Apparatus, Improved Forms, 498;
  • Use in Westphalian Collieries, 818
  • — Rescue Work, Motor-Car for, 361*
  • — Shaft-Sinking Pumps, Electric versus Com
  • pressed Air, 200
  • — Shaft-Sinking, Tilmanstone Colliery, Electric
  • lumps for, 260
  • — Silver, Konsberg, Norway, 666
  • — Spontaneous Combustion of Coal in, 23, 224
  • — Timber, Impregnation of, 602
  • — United States Bureau of. See United Stales
  • — United States, Prevention of Explosions in,
  • 572
  • — Winding-Engine. See Winding
  • Mineral Industry of Canada, Development of, 124
  • — See also Coal; Mining ; Ores
  • Mining and Colliery Exhibition, Manchester, 837*
  • — Electrical Engineers, Association of : F. J.
  • Turquand on Miners’ Electric Lamps, 223 ; H. J. Wroeon Electricity in Mine-Sinking Operations, 260
  • — Engineers, Institution of: T. C. Wild on
  • Power Production, 156; R. Clive on Stone- Dusting at Bentley Colliery, 292 ; Exhibition of Mine Rescue Appaiatus, 498
  • — Industry in China, 534
  • — Industry, Employment and Trade in 1913,136
  • — Iron, in Lapland and Sweden, 778
  • — and Metallurgy, Institution of ; J. M. Bell on
  • the Mineral Industry of Canada, 124
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Miners, Electric Accumulator Lamps for, 223.
  • See 837; Gas Indicator for, 644 Mints, Chinese, Reorganisation of, 679 Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day; Diesel Engine and Generator for S.S. “ Aqultania,”738* Mixed-Pressure Turbines. See Turbines, Steam Mixing Apparatus for Chemicals, Parsons’, 675 Models, Aeroplane. See Aeronautics
  • — Experiments on Wave Action on Break
  • waters, 178*
  • — Glass, Optical Determination of Stresses by,
  • 666
  • — Hydraulic, of Musical Arc, 268
  • — Illustrating Structure of Crystals, 676
  • — Ship. See Ship Models
  • — for Stress Determination. See Optical Deter
  • mination of Stress “Mogami,” Japanese Gun-Boat, 432*
  • Moist-Air Timber-Drying Plant, 195*
  • Molecular Air-Pump, Gaede, Efficiency of, 190
  • — Structure of Crystals, Models Illustrating, 676 “ Structure and Electric Charges on Atoms, 390*
  • — Structure : Spectroscopic Investigations, 496;
  • Investigation by X Rays, 814 Molecule, Benzene, Structure of the, 391*
  • — Gas and Vapour, Radiation Excited by
  • Light, 325*
  • “Monarch," H.M. Battleship, in Floating Dock,
  • Mond Gas Plant, Trials of, 883 Monometer Gas-Fired Furnace, 636*
  • Monoplane. See Aeronautics ]
  • Mono-Rail Car, Schilowsky Gyroscopic, 127. See 592, 678
  • "Monosoupape Gnome” Aero Engine, 384* Montreal Harbour and Transportation in Canada, ] 671 ]
  • Mooring-Gear for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742* ]
  • Moorland Water, Plumbo-Solvent, Treatment of,
  • 65 ]
  • Mordey’s Electric Pendulum and Mercury Commutator, 847 1
  • Morley, A., on Critical Loads for Long Columns, 666*. See 819, 883
  • Morse Rocker-Joint for Driving-Chains, 100* Morton, F., and Co., Ltd. ; George’s Landing- Stage at Liverpool, 264*
  • Moscicki Condensers for Protecting Overhead Lines, 133*
  • Moscow, Permutit Water-Softening Process at, 666. See 632, 670, 706 Motor Boats, Design of Engines for, 380, 418
  • — Boats, Evinrude Detachable Motor for, 420*
  • — Boats for Life-Saving on Passenger Steamers,
  • 365, 670, 732
  • — Boat with Paraffin Engine, Thornycroft, 348*
  • — Boats, Thornycroft, for S.S. “Aquitania,”
  • 670, 732
  • — Buses and Railways, Competition between,
  • — Cars, Alcohol Fuel for, 189, 470
  • — Oar Carburettors. See Carburettors
  • — Car Construction, Surface - Hardening of
  • Steel, &c., by Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 212*
  • — Car Design, Reduction of Cost in, 123
  • — Car Details. See Axles, Chassis, Clutches,
  • Engines, Gears, Steering Gears, Ac.
  • — Oars, Electric Accumulator, Standard Charging Arrangements, 367. See 457
  • — Car Engineers. See Automobile Engineers
  • — Car Engines. See also Engines, Petrol
  • — Care, Epicyclic Gear for, 806*
  • — Care, European and American, Comparisons
  • of Design, 123
  • — Car Gear-Boxes, Efficiency of, 881
  • — Care, Gray’s Gyrostatic Control for, 716
  • — Car, Gyroscopically-Balanced Schilowsky,592.
  • See 127, 678
  • — Car for Mine-Rescue Work, 361*
  • — Car Parts, Machining at Wolseley Works, 117*
  • — Cars, Sources of Fuels for, 189
  • — Car Traffic in London, 87, 126
  • — Car Works, Wolseley, Extension of, 116*
  • — Cars. See also PARAGRAPH INDBX
  • — Carriages, Railway. See Carriages
  • — Electric, E.A.C. Heavy Duty Starter, 609
  • — Electric, for Fans, Starting and Controlling
  • Gear, 699*
  • — Electric, and Steam-Engines, for Rolling-
  • Mills, 583*, 605*
  • — Electric, Three-Phase and Direct-Current, for
  • Rolling-Mills, 608
  • — Electric, Three-Phase, Speed Regulation of,
  • 608
  • — Internal - Combustion. See Aeronautics;
  • Engines ; Motor - Cars; Motor - Boats; Tractors
  • — Marine. See Engines
  • — Electric, Mordey’s Mercury Commutator for,
  • 847
  • — Petrol. See Aeronautics ; Engines, Petrol;
  • Motor-Cars; Motor-Boats
  • — Fire-Engines, Competitive Trials of, 664, 604
  • — Fire-Engines, Reciprocating and Centrifugal
  • Pumps for, 664, 604
  • — Launches. See Motor-Boats
  • — Lorries, Electiic, Development of, 457. See
  • 367
  • — Lorries. See also Motor-Wagons
  • — Lorries, War Office Subsidies for, 709, 715
  • — Lorry and Trailer for Debris, Construction of
  • Catskill Aqueduct, 833*
  • — Omnibuses, Fuel Cost of, 428
  • — Omnibuses, Recent Developments in, 428
  • — Paraffin. See Engines, Oil
  • — Ships “Fionia,” 44*; “Falstria,” 395;
  • " Arabis,” 406
  • — Ships “Ila” and “Ife,” with Crude-Oil
  • Engines, 636
  • — Ships, Present Position of, 481, 501*, 642.
  • See 669
  • — Ship “ Suecia,” Explosion of Air-Receiver on,
  • 603
  • — Ships, Working Results with, 360, 542. See
  • 669
  • — Ships. See also Marine Propulsion and Sailing-Ship "Aosta ”
  • — Spirit, Sources of, 189
  • — Vehicles, Commercial, Daimler 2-Ton Chassis
  • for, 78*
  • — Vehicles, Commercial, Design and Service Performance of, 91
  • — Vehicles, Commercial, Fuel Cost of, 428
  • — Vehicles, Commercial, Recent Developments
  • in, 428
  • — Vehicles and Street Accidents in London, 88
  • — Wagon. See also Motor-Lorry Moulding. See Foundry
  • Moulds, Metal, Manufacture of Castings in, 61, 144. See 181
  • — Steel, Collapsible, for Catskill Aqueduct.
  • 686*, 588*
  • Mountain Railways, Wire Ropeway Type, 327 Mountain, W. C., on the Utilisation of Exhaust Steam, 611
  • Moving-Coil Ballistic Galvanometer, Theory of 300 ’
  • — Stairway Installation, Underground Railways,
  • Charing Cross, 110*
  • Muller, F., on the Dry Cleaning of Blast-Furnace Gas, 664, 688*
  • Multitubular Boilers. See Boilers Municipal Aid in Unemployment Insurance, 54
  • — Electrical Association, Incorporated, and the
  • Development of Electric Battery Vehicles. 457. See 367
  • — Employees, Leeds, Report on Strike of, 423
  • — Management of Electric Supply, 564. See
  • 629
  • — Tramways. 8ee Tramways
  • Muntz Metal, Effect of Heat Treatment on, 386*, 789*
  • Musical Arc, Hydraulic Analogue, 268
  • NAGASAKI, Floating Crane for, 218*
  • Names of Alloys, Report on, 384, 604
  • Napierian Logarithms, Measurement of Base of. 569. See 676
  • Napier’s Windlasses and Capstans for S.S. “Aquitania,” 742*
  • Natal. Suction-Dredger for, 851*
  • National Electric Time Oo., Ltd.; Dallett Clocks and Headway Recorders for Trains, 48* National Insurance. See Insurance under Labour
  • National Physical Laboratory ; Experiment* on Resistance of Mercantile Ship Forms, 463, 466* ; Work of Experimental Tank, 468; Exhibits at Royal Society Soiree, 674 ; Experiments on Aeroplane Models, 629*, 763*, 787*. See 781. 882; Annual Report, 881
  • — Union of Railwaymen and the Conciliation
  • Scheme, 469
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics

Naval Architects, Institution of:

  • Spring Meeting, London:
  • Preliminary Programme, 369 Report of Council, 459 Election of Officers, 460 Annual Dinner, 463
  • Presidential Address by the Marquis of Bristol, 460
  • Some Questions in Relation to Battleship Design, by T. G. Owens, 446*, 460 Further Experiments upon Wake and Thrust Deduction, by W. J. Luke, 452, 462 Model Experiments on the Resistance of Mercantile Ship Forms, by G. S. Baker, 463,465*
  • Present Position of Diesel Engines for Marine Purposes, by J. T. Milton, 481, 501*, 542. See 669
  • Results of Trials Made on a Small Diesel Engine in which Accurate Indicator Diagrams were Obtained by Means of a New Form of Optical Indicator, by Prof. W. E. Dalby, 481, 504*
  • Use of Superheaters and Superheated Steam in Mercantile Steamers, by H. Gray, 483, 607*
  • Elasticity and Endurance of Steam-Pipes, by C. E. Stromeyer, 484, 856*
  • Note on the Foster Strain-Meter and Some Data Obtained Therewith, by W. R. G. Whiting, 484, 489*
  • Torsion-Meter with Visible Scale, by Dr. K. Suyehiro, 485, 821*
  • Design of Steamships from the Owner’s Point of View, by L. Peskett, 517, 587*. See 729*
  • Stability of Ships in Damaged Conditions, by P. Y. Brimblecombe, 519
  • Safe Stability and the Economical Use of Water Ballast in Ships, by A. T. Wall, 519
  • Further Results of Research Work in Connection with the Post-Graduate Scholarships in Naval Architecture, by A Cannon, 620
  • Instrument for the Measurement of Velocity of Roll, by H. E. Wimperis, 521
  • Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society of (American): D. W. Taylor on Relative Resistance of Some Models with Block Coefficient Constant and other Coefficients Varied, 66*; Prof. C. H. Peabody on the Resistance of Bilge-Keels, 332*
  • — Architects. See also American, German, and
  • Japanese
  • — Architecture, Problems in, 393
  • — Battles, Range in, 448
  • — Cadets, Training of, 541
  • — Construction in 1913, 28*, 149
  • — Construction, French, Cost of “ Danton ”
  • Class Battleships, 225, 261
  • — Construction. See also Warships
  • — Guns. See Guns
  • — Powers, Fleets of the, 327
  • — Progress, Japanese, 191, 430*
  • — Shipbuilding, Use of High-Tensile and Nickel
  • Steels in, 191*
  • — Warfare, Submarine-Boats in, 813 Navigating Appliances, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 740* Navigation, Improvements in Fog-Signalling, 883
  • — Inland, Berlin-Stettin Canal, 639*
  • — Inland, Improvements of River St. Lawrence,
  • 672
  • — Safety of, International Conference on, 155,
  • 366*
  • Navy, British. See under Warships
  • — Estimates, 1914-15, 374, 389. See 534
  • — Estimates, Supplementary, 1913-14, 325
  • — French, Promotion of Officers in, 21
  • — Japanese, Recently Constructed Ships for,
  • 430*
  • — Spanish, Torpedo-Boat for, 590*
  • — See also Naval; Warships; and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Navvy, Steam. See Shovel, Steam Neasden Power-Station, Bennis Stokers at, 198 Neon, Production from Hydrogen by Electric Discharge, 258
  • Netherlands, Drainage of the Zuyder Sea, 23 New Year Honours List, 23 New York Water Supply from Catskill Mountains, 71, 261*, 337*, 407*, 685*, 701*. 765*, 831*
  • Nicholson (W. T.) and Clipper Co., Ltd.; Improved File-Handle, 46*
  • Nickel Industry of Sudbury, Canada (Review), 8
  • — Influence on Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 399*.
  • 412
  • — Steel, Chemical and Mechanical Relations of
  • Iron, Nickel, and Carbon in, 408, 468*
  • — Steel, Corrosion of, 294
  • — Steel for Rivets, 192
  • — Steel, Use in Warship Construction, 191* Niclausse Boilers at Southend Power-Station.
  • 680*
  • Nile Dams and Egyptian Irrigation, 746 Niles-Bement-Pond Co.; Vertical Boring-Mill, 62*; Milling-Machine, 488*
  • Nitrate of Soda, Production of, 760
  • — Manufacture from the Atmosphere. See
  • Rjukan Power Plant Nitrous Oxide, Ratio of Specific Heats, 474 Nitrogen, Production from Liquid Air, 331 Noble, Alfred, The late, 601 Noiseless Gears, Laminated Steel, 690 Nomenclature of Alloys, Report on, 384, 604 j — of Photometric Units, 747
  • Nomography, Treatise on (Review). 803 Non-Ferrous Metals. See Metallurgy North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders: Annual Dinner, 160; Work and Revenue of, 160, 369; Endowment Fund, 359. See 160 ; B. Hopkinson on the Effects of Detonation of Gun-Cotton, 199* ; Sir J. H. Biles on Life-Saving Appliances for Ships, 315*, 364* ; H. Fothergill on Wireless Telegraphy, 666 ; A. E. Bernman on Aeronautics, 639. See 706 North-Eastern Railway, Locomotive with Timmis Bogie Springs, 488* ; Hull Docks, 861*. See 776*
  • North, Notes from the, 16, 60, 84, 118, 152, 184, 218, 252, 286, 318, 350, 395, 428, 454, 490, 626, 660, 696, 634, 670, 706, 761, 776, 810, 842, 883. See PARAGRAPH INDEX Norway, Coast - Defence Ships for, 818. See Erratum, 842
  • — Electric Iron Smelting in, 498
  • — Gas Works Practice in, 871
  • — Groug Iron Mines, 603
  • — Kongsberg Silver Mines, 566
  • — Manufacture of Nitrates in. See Rjukan
  • Power Plant
  • — Rjukan Hydro-Electric Power Plant, 141*
  • — Unemployment Insurance in, 64 Notches, Adjustable, for Irrigation Weirs, 368* ... \> Water-Flow Recorder for, 284*
  • Notes. See Cleveland, North, South-West, South Yorkshire, United States, and Industrial See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Nottingham Society of Engineers; W. O. Mountain on the Utilisation of Exhaust Steam, 611
  • Nozzles, Flow of Steam through, 268 Nurnberg Gas-Engine, Trials of, 883 Nub, The “ Vislok,” 760*
  • Nuts, Possible Reduction in Size of, 357*

Obituary:

  • O’Brien, H. E., on the Weight of Electric Rolling Stock, 424. See 743
  • Ocean Transport, Cost of, Effect of Ship’s Dimensions on, 289
  • Oil-Cans, Machinery for Making, 327
  • — Castor, Effect on Gearing, 81, 327
  • — Engines. See Engines, Oil; Motor-Cars; Motor-Boats
  • — Fuel Consumption, Sulzer-Type Diesel Engine, 16
  • — Fuel, for Diesel Engine, Properties and Trials of, 602
  • — Fuel, Flow of, in Pipes, 881
  • — Fuel for H.M. Navy, 325
  • — Fuel, Mexican, 474. See 659
  • — Fuel Pumps for Diesel Engines, 183*, 379*, 605*
  • — Fuel for Warship Propulsion, 450
  • — Industries’ Exhibition at Earl’s Court, 427
  • — Industry, Chinese, Development by Standard
  • Oil Company, 782
  • — Industry, Mexican, 559. See 474
  • — Lubricating, Corrosion of Steel Balls by, 81*, 128, 162*,327
  • — Lubricating, Explosions in Air-Compressors, 603. See 481
  • — Mill Machinery, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Motors. See Engines, Oil; Motor-Cars; Motor-Boats; Petrol
  • — Resources of the British Colonies, 459
  • — Tensile Strength of, 355
  • — Well Drilling Apparatus, 427
  • — Wells, Methods of Prolonging Yield, 56*
  • — See also Lubrication
  • Olive Bridge Dam, Ashokan Reservoir, New York Water Supply, 339*
  • Olympia, Aero and Marine Exhibition, 380*. 414* See 345*, 348*, 669
  • Omnibus, Motor. See Motor-Omnibus
  • “Onyx” Cotton-Opening Machine, 21
  • Open-Hearth Furnace. See Furnace Opening Machine for Cotton, The “ Onyx,’’ 21
  • Optical Apparatus at Royal Society Soiree, 675
  • — Determination of Stresses in Structures 666
  • — Glass, Manufacture of, 469
  • — Indicator, Dalby’s, Trials of Diesel Engine with, 481, 604* b
  • — Instruments, Theory of (Review), 342
  • — Rotatory Power of Crystals and Solutions, 478
  • — Society, S. Lamb on the Manufacture of Optical Glass, 409
  • — Torsion Meter, Suyehiro’s, 485, 821*
  • Optically Empty Solutions, 22
  • Optics, Aberration in a Dispersive Medium, 268
  • — Geometrical, Treatise on (Review), 342
  • — Magneto, Researches in (Review), 171 Optophone, Type Reading, for the Blind, 847 Oram, Sir H. J., on the Use of Non-Ferrous
  • Metals, 397. See 384
  • Ordnance Survey, Accuracy of, 20. See 60,123
  • Ordnanoe. Soe Guns; Explosives; Warships Ore Deposits, Nickel, at Sudbury Canada (Review), 8
  • — Iron, Direot Production of 8teel from, 664
  • — Iron, Electric Smelting in Norway and Sweden, 62, 498
  • — Iron, Groug Mines, Norway, 603
  • — Iron, Mining in Lapland and Sweden, 778
  • — Iron, North Swedish Deposits, 267
  • — Iron, Produotion of, 458
  • — Iron, Swedish, Production and Export Statistics, 267, 270
  • Organic Chemistry. See Chemistry Ormandy, W. R., on Motor Fuels, 189
  • Oscillations, Electric. See Telegraphy, Wireless
  • — Torsional, Petrol-Engine Shafts, Clutch for Damping, 78*
  • Oscillograph. See Electric Ota, K., on the Construction of Ships with Flanged Plates, 193
  • Ovens, Coke. See Coke-Ovens Overhead Power Transmission Lines, Design of, 96*, 132*. See 143*
  • — Cranes. See Cranes
  • Owens, Dr. J. S., Apparatus for Measuring Air Pollution, 848
  • Owens, T. G., on the Design of Battleships, 446*, | 460
  • Oxides, Refractory, Melting Points of, 782
  • Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipes. See Blow-Pipe Oxygen, Absorption by Molten Bronze, 405, 413
  • — Apparatus for Mine Rescue Work, 498 ; Use
  • in Westphalian Collieries, 818
  • — Liquid, Uses of, 381
  • — Production from Liquid Air, 331 Oxylene Process of Fire-Proofing Timber, 760
  • PACIFIC, German Wireless Stations in the, 126
  • Panama Canal : Comparisons of Lock and Sea- Level Schemes, 39; Excavation and Spoil Disposal, 39*, 105; Land-Slides, 105* ;
  • Electric-Power Transmission, 241; Control Apparatus for Working Locks, 241* ; Lock Entrance Caissons, 770*
  • — Canal, Tonnage Measurement of Ships for, 53
  • — Canal Zone, Physiographical Features, 222
  • — Pacific Exhibition, Patented Articles at, 29G Paper-Making Maohinery, Manufacture at
  • Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Making, 8ulphite Pulp, Recording Densi
  • meter for Acid, 671*
  • Paratfin-Engines. See Engines, Oil Paris Streets. Subsidences in, 840*, 878*
  • Parsons, C. A., and Co., Ltd.; Geared Exhaust Steam-Turbine Indian Textile-Mills, 208* Parsons Marine Turbine, Progress of, 499. See Erratum, 523
  • Parsons Mixing Apparatus for Chemicals, 675 Parsons Turbines. See Turbines, Steam Partitions, Fire-Resistance of, 773 Passengers’ Luggage, Railway, Methods of Handling, 181
  • Passenger Steamers. See Steamers
  • — Transport in London, 87, 125 Patent Law. See Legal
  • — Record, 35*, 69*. 103*, 137*, 169*, 203*, 237*,
  • 271*, 304*, 335*, 369*, 510*, 645*, 579*, 691*. 725*, 761*, 795*. 819*, 860*, 893*. See PATENT RECORD INDEX
  • — Safety Mining-Gear Co. ; Safety-Hook for
  • Mine-Cages, 838*
  • — Tape and Loom Co. ; Farnworth and Jackson
  • Tape-Loom, 446*
  • Paterson Engineering Co., Ltd. ; Water-Flow Recorder for V Notches, 284*
  • Paton Binder for Overhead Electric Conductors, 98*
  • Peabody, Prof. C. H., on the Resistance of Bilge- Keels, 332*
  • Peat, Use as a Manure, 359 Pels, H., and Co. ; Punching and Shearing- Machine, 838
  • Pen, Drawing, Stanley’s Improved, 643* Pendulum, Ballistic, for Measuring Detonation Pressures, 199*
  • — Mordey’s Electric, 847
  • Peninsular and Oriental Liner “ Karmala,” Launch of, 499
  • Pennine District, Rainfall of, 839 Pennsylvania Railroad ; Crawford Underfeed Stoker for Locomotives, 558*, 563 Penstocks and Operating-Gear for Locks, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*, 479 Perkin, Dr. F. M., on the Oil Resources or the Colonies, 459
  • Perman and Co.; Kromhout Marine Oil-Engine,
  • 420*
  • Permanent Moulds, Manufacture of Castings in, 61, 144. See 181
  • — Way, Manganese Steel Cross-Overs, 94*, 594* Permutit Water-Softening Process, 565. See
  • 632, 670, 706
  • Peskett, L., on the Design of Steamships, 517, 537*. See 729*
  • Peters, W. C. ; The “ Vislok ” Lock-Nut, 760* ,
  • Petrified Plants and Prehistoric Climate, 395 Petrol Carburation, Theory and Practice of (Review), 211
  • — Carburettors. See Carburettors
  • — Drums, Electrically Welded, Tests of, 303*
  • — Flow Meter, Aeroplane Engine Trials, 627*
  • — Motors. See Aeronautics ; Engines, Petrol;
  • Motor-Cars ; Motor-Boats Petroleum. See Oil; Paraffin; Engines, Oil Phenological Observations, Report on, 670 Phillips’ System of Aeroplane Design, 347, 465*, 487
  • Philosophical Society, Greenock. See Greenock Photo-Elasticity. See Optical Determination of Stress
  • Photographic Films, Passage of Alpha Particles Through, 773
  • — Indicator, Dalby’s, Trials of Diesel Engine
  • with, 481, 504*
  • Photometric Units and Nomenclature, 747 Phugoid Curves, Aeroplane Flight Paths, 628* Physical Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Laboratory. See also National Physical
  • — Science, Recent Discoveries in, 323*, 354*,
  • 390*, 426*, 443*, 496

Physical Society:

  • Some Characteristic Curves and Sensitiveness Tests of Crystal and other Detectors, by P. R. Coursey, 268
  • Water Model of the Musical Electric Arc, Exhibited by W. Duddell, 268 Further Experiments with Liquid Drops and Globules, by O. R. Darling, 268. See 847 Note on Aberration in a Dispersive Medium and Airy's Experiment, by J. Walker. 268
  • Annual General Meeting, 299 On the Moving-Coil Ballistic Galvanometer, by R. L. Jones, 300
  • Vibration Galvanometers of Low Effective Resistance, by A. Campbell, 300 Vacuum-Tight Lead Seals for Leading-In Wires in Vitreous Silica and other Glasses, by Dr. H. J. 8. Sand, 300. See 676
  • Guthrie Lecture, by Professor R. W. Wood, on Radiation of Gas and Vapour Molecules Excited by Light, 326*
  • Time Measurements of Magnetic Disturbances and their Interpretation, by Dr. C. Chree, 474
  • Ratio of the Specific Heats of Air, Hydrogen, Carbon Dioxide, and Nitrous Oxide, by H. N. Mercer, 474
  • Asymmetric Distribution of the Secondary Electronic Radiation Produced by X Radiation, by A. J. Philpot, 474 Lecture Experiment on the Irrationality of Dispersion, by Prof. S. P. Thompson, 474
  • New Type of Thermo-Galvanometer, by F. W. Jordan, 569
  • Instrument for Recording Pressure Variations Due to Explosions in Tubes, by J. D. Morgan, 669
  • Direct Measurement of the Napierian Base, by R. Appleyard, 669. See 675 Some Gyro9tatic Devices for the Control of Moving Bodies, by Dr. J. G. Gray, 716 Graphic Treatment of Cusped Wave Fronts and of the Rainbow, by W. R. Bower, 716
  • Volatility of Thorium Active Deposits, by T. Barratt and A. B. Wood, 773* Passage of Alpha Particles through Photographic Films, by H. P. Walmsley and W. Makower, 773
  • Null Method of Testing Vibration Galvanometers, by S. Butterworth, 773 Experiments with an Incandescent Lamp, by C. W. S. Crawley and Dr. S. W. J. Smith, 773
  • Physics, Crystalline Structure of Solidified Gases, 639
  • — Development of Vacuum Flasks, 189
  • — Effect of Magnetic Fields on Light (Review),
  • — Electric Emissivity of Matter, 290
  • — Freezing-Points of Atmospheric Gases, 639
  • — Liquefaction of Gases, The Critical State, 261
  • — Properties of Matter at High Pressures and
  • Low Temperatures, 638
  • — Text-Book of (Review), 513
  • — Visibility of Light Beams in Solutions, 22
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Physiographical Features of Panama Canal Zone, 222
  • Physiological Chemistry, Laws, of, 780 Piers, Action of Waves on, 176*. See 296 Piers See also Bridges, Foundations, and Uarbours in PARAGRAPH INDBX Pig-Iron, Eleotric Production, in Norway and Sweden. 92, 492
  • — Iron Industry, Employment and Trade in
  • 1913, 136
  • — Iron Prices. See Metal-Price Diagrams
  • — Iron, Production of, 458
  • — Iron, Swedish Production, 267, 269 Pile-Extractor, Ransome-ver Mehr, 560*
  • Piling, Sheet Steel and Timber, Portsmouth
  • Dockyard Works, 239*, 240*, 241*; Construction of Hull Docks, 861*, 863*
  • Pipes, Casting in Metal Moulds, 61
  • — Critical Velocity of Hot Water in. See Heat
  • Transmission in Surface Condensers
  • — Exhaust, Acetylene - Welded, for Petrol Engines, 303*
  • — Flexible Expansion, Acetylene-Welded, 303*
  • — Fluid Friction in 39*, 881
  • — Line, Floating, for Suction-Dredger, 442*
  • — Line, Rjukan Hydro-Electric Power Plant,
  • 143*
  • — Steam, Design of, 234*
  • — Steam, Elasticity and Endurance of, 484,856*
  • — Steam, Explosion on S.S. “ Millwall,” 65
  • — Steam, Investigations of Explosions, 856*.
  • See 484
  • — Steel, Corrosion in Artesian Wells, 90
  • — Steel, Manufacture in Japan, 83
  • — Steel, Siphons, Catskill Aqueduct, 765*
  • — Steel, for Tata Power Plant, Testing and
  • Drilling of, 600*
  • — Water, Flexible Joint for, 261*
  • — Wrench, Benedict Chain, 670*. See Erratum,
  • 611
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pirn Winding-Machines for Weft Yarn, 444 Pistons for Engines, Pumps, and Compressors,
  • Design of (Review), 244
  • — Knock in Internal-Combustion Engines. 347,
  • 465, 487, 669, 632*, 633, 670 an^^*8k°n'E°d8* Mill-Engine, Failures of,
  • — Speeds of Marine Diesel Engines, 673*
  • — Valves, Double-Ported, for Locomotives, 197*
  • — Valves, Engines of S.S. “ Britannic,” 278* Pit-Props, Impregnation of. 602
  • Pitch of Aerial Propellers, 269*. See 347 Pitot-Tube Wind-Velocity Indicator, Short’s, 627* Pitting. See Corrosion
  • Plane Table Problems, Graphical Solution of, 93* Planing. See Machine-Tools Plants, Fossil, and Prehistoric Climate, 395 Plates, Boiler, Failures of, 647*. 662
  • — Flanged, Ship Construction with, 193
  • — Flat, Stayed, Strength of, 190
  • Platen for Girder Bridge, George’s Landing Stage, Liverpool, 264*
  • — Girder, Erection of, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 310*
  • — Shearing Machine for. See Machine-Tool*
  • — Steel, Effects of Detonation of Gun-Cotton
  • on, 199*
  • — Steel, Methods of Welding, 297, 803*
  • — Travelling Radial Drilling-Machine for, 521* Platinum-Chloride and Ammonia Compounds,
  • 355
  • — Electrical Conductivity at Low Temperatures,
  • 426*
  • — Resistance Pyrometers. See Pyrometerf Plumbo-Solvent Water, Treatment of, 55 Pneumatic Dental Mallet, Dennis’s Early, 163*
  • — Despatch Tubes, 8.8. “ Britannic,” 280
  • — Riveting, Comparisons with Hand and Hy
  • draulic, 192
  • — Rock-Drill, Doering’s Early, 163*
  • — Separator for Cleaning Grain. 873*
  • — See also Compressed Air ; AirComprtssors
  • — Tools. 8ee Machine-Tools
  • Polarised Light. See Light and Optical Determination of Stre**
  • Poles for Power-Transmission Lines, Design of, 95,97
  • Polished Metal Surfaces, Amorphous Nature of, 676
  • Pollution of the Atmosphere, Measuring, 848 Polyscope, Improved Kaleidoscope, 675 Pontelec System of Spot-Welding, SOI Pontoon Rafts, Stability and Capacity of, 364*. See 317*
  • Port of Hull, New Docks at, 861*. See 776*
  • — of Montreal and Transportation in Canada,
  • 671
  • — of Rangoon, River Training Works, 441* Portable Coal-Briquetting Plant for Railways,
  • 454*
  • — Machine-Tools. See Machine-Tool*
  • Portland Cement. See Cement

Portsmouth Dockyard, New Works at:

  • 205*. 239*. 343*, 410*, 479*, 514*, 548*, 581*
  • Air-Compressor for Penstock Motors, 479*
  • Air-Driven Capstan, 480*
  • Compressed-Air Hauling-Gear for Caissons, 343*
  • Construction of Locks, 239*
  • Electric and Compressed-Air Power-Stations, 207
  • Floating Dock, 681*
  • Main Drainage and Pump Wells, 479*
  • New Locks, Docks, and Basins, 207*
  • Penstocks and Operating Gear, 410*, 479*
  • Pumping-Plant for Locks, 410*, 479*
  • Removal of Old Walls in Basin, 240*
  • Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, 205
  • Sliding and Floating Caissons for Locks, 343*
  • 250-Ton Cantilever Crane, 514*
  • 10-Ton Travelling Tower Cranes, 514*
  • 20-Ton Travelling Gantry Crane, 516*
  • Wharf and Jetty for Floating Dock, 548*
  • Positive Rays, Gas Analysis by, 494
  • — Rays, Investigation of Charges on Dissociated
  • Atoms by, 324*
  • Pottery Industry, Recent Developments in, 669 Power Consumption of Sheet-Rolling Mill, G0C*. See 563
  • — Electric, Danish Supply from Sweden, 294
  • — Electric, in Iron and Steel Works, Cost of,
  • 605. See 5S3
  • — Factor of Gutta Percha at Different Temperatures, 476*
  • — Gas. See Producer; Engines, Gas
  • — Hammer. See Hammer under Machine-Tools
  • — Plant, Hydro-Electric, Rjukan, Norway, 141*
  • — Plants, Hydro-Electric, in Sweden, ’Water
  • Available for, 533
  • — Plant, Hydro-Electric, Tata, Testing and Drilling Pipes for, 500*
  • — Plant, Solar, at Meadi, Egypt, 427, 495. See 635, 669
  • — Plants, Steam, Prat System of Induced
  • Draught for, 654*
  • — Plants, Superheated Steam, Deposit* Due to I
  • Priming, 632
  • — Plants. See also Poiccr-Stations
  • — Press. See Machine-Tools
  • — Production from Blast-Furnace Gas, 166 Production by Exhaust Steam-Turbines in i
  • Collieries, 611
  • — Production, Indian Textile • Mills, Reciprocating Engines and Exhaust-Steam Turbine, 208*
  • — Production from Waste Heat and Colliery Refuse, 166
  • Stations, Aitken Water-Divider for Measuring Feed-Water, 774*
  • — Stations, Electric, S.S. “ Britannic.” 275 ;
  • S.S. “ Aquitania,” 737*
  • — Stations, Electric and Compressed Air, Portsmouth Dockyard, 207. See 479*
  • — Station, Electric, Southend ; Niclausse Boilers 1
  • at, 680*
  • — Station, Hydraulic, Hull Docks, 863*
  • — Station, Neasden, Bennis Stokers at, 198
  • — Station, Sampierdarena, Prat Draught Instal
  • lation, 666*
  • — Station, Southampton Docks, Prat Draught
  • Installation, 556*
  • — Stations. See also Power-Plasits
  • — Supply, Electric, in London, Report on, 529,
  • 664
  • — Transmission Accessories, Fencing of, 259
  • — Transmission by Chains, 99*
  • — Transmission, Electric, Panama Canal, 241
  • — Transmission, Flexible Shaft for Petrol-
  • Engine, 743
  • — Transmission, Fottinger Transformers on S.S.
  • “ Konigin Luise,” 710
  • — Transmission Lines, Overhead, Design of. 95*
  • 132*. See 143*
  • — Transmission for Rolling-Mills, Comparisons
  • of Systems, 683, 609*
  • — Transmission, Ship Propulsion. See Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Transmission by Steel Driving-Bands, 291*
  • — Water, Utilisation of, in Highlands, 169. See 17
  • Power, Water. See aleo Hydraulic Poynting, Prof. John Henry, The late, 622 Practical Training. See Apprenticeship, Education
  • Prat System of Induced Draught, 664* Prehistoric Climate, Indication# of Fossil Plante. 395
  • Prelini, 0., on New York Water Supply, 337*.
  • *07\ 686*. 701*, 765*. 831*
  • Presidential Address to American Chemical Society, by A. D. Little, on Research Work, 187
  • — Address to Faraday Society, by Sir R. Had-
  • field, on Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, 847
  • — Address to Institute of Metals, by 8ir H. J.
  • Oram, on Use of Non-Ferrous Metals in the Navy, 397. See 384
  • — Address to Institution of Gas Engineers, by
  • E. Allen, on the Liverpool Gas Works, 848
  • — Address to the Institution of Naval Archi
  • tects, by the Marquis of Bristol, on the Year’s Progress in Shipbuilding, 460
  • — Address to Iron and Steel Institute, by Dr. A.
  • Greiner, on By-Products in Iron and Steel Manufacture. 644. See 773
  • — Address to Japanese Institution of Naval
  • Architects, by Baron Akamatsu, on Japanese Naval Progress, 191
  • — Address to Wireless Society, by A. A. Campbell
  • Swinton, on the Historv of Wireless Telegraphy, 124
  • Press. See under Machine-Tools Pressures, Detonation, Ballistic Pendulum tor Measuring, 199*
  • — Produoed by Impact of Bullets, 200*
  • — Recorder tor Gaseous Explosions in Tubes,
  • 669
  • — Surges, Protection of Overhead Lines from,
  • 133*
  • — °f Water-Jets, Apparatus for Studying, 696*
  • — Wind, on Aeroplane Models, Weighing-
  • Machine for, 674*
  • Prices of Metals. See Metal Price Diagram* Priming with Superheated Steam, Deposits Due to, 632
  • Principals, Roof, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 73*
  • Principle of Similarity in Fluid Motion, 710. See 753
  • Printing Attachment for Weighing-Machines, 329*
  • — Stationery and Allied Trades Exhibition, 716 Producer-Gas Engine. See Engine, (las
  • — Gas, Extraction of Tar by Glass Wool Filters,
  • 54
  • — Gas, Use of Colliery Refuse for, 166
  • — Plant, Mond, Trials of, 883 Projectiles, Casting in Metal Moulds, 62
  • — Chilled Iron, 547
  • — See also Guns; Explosives Propellers, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — Bronze, Erosion of, 535
  • — Screw, Erosion of Canals by, 355. See 405
  • — Screw, Tandem and Combination, Wake and
  • Thrust Deduction, 452, 462 “ Sc|ew, Triple or Quadruple, for Battleships,
  • Propulsion of Ships. See Marine Propulsion ;
  • Engines; Turbines; Propellers Provincial Engineering Societies, Uses of, 160, 256, 169. See 296, 634
  • Prudhon Combined Cylindrical and Water-Tube Boiler, 162*. See 487
  • Prussian-Hessian Railways, Wages on, 602
  • Prussian Materialpriifungsamt, Work of, 91
  • Public Works in Egypt, Report on, 745
  • Pulleys, Fencing of, 259
  • Pulp, Wood, Manufacture of, Recording Densimeter for Acid, 571*
  • Pumps, Air, Circulating and Feed, S.S. “ Britannic,” 279
  • — Air, Gaede Molecular, Efficiency of, 190
  • — Air, Mill Engine, Failures of, 233*
  • — Air, Scavenging, for Diesel Engine, 16*, 182*,
  • 615
  • — Air, Weir’s, for S.8. “Aquit&nia," 693*, 694*
  • — Air. See also Air Compressors
  • — Centrifugal, Axial-Flow (Mather and Platt,
  • Ltd.), 839*
  • — Centrifugal, Circulating, S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 693*
  • — Centrifugal, High-Lift, Tests of, 270
  • — Centrifugal and Reciprocating, for Motor
  • Fire-Engines, 564, 604
  • — Centrifugal, Shaft-Sinking, for Tilmanstone
  • Colliery, 260
  • — Centrifugal, Two-Stage, and Petrol-Engine
  • (Holden and Brooke, Ltd.), 48*
  • — Centrifugal, Vertical Shaft, Lock Pumping
  • Plant, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410, 479*
  • — Design of Pistons for (Review), 244
  • — Electric versus Compressed-Air, for Shaft-
  • Sinking, 260
  • — Feed, Thom Lamont, S.S. “Aquitania,” 701*
  • — Feed, Weir, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 694*, 696*
  • — Gas, Humphrey, for Msx, Egypt, 839
  • — Oil-Fuel, for Diesel Engines, 183*, 379*
  • — Service, Carruthere, for S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 696*
  • — Steam, Brazelle’s Direct-Acting, 164*
  • Pumping Arrangements, 8.S. “ Britannic,” 280
  • — Engines, Lincoln Water Works, Trials of, 776
  • — Plant for Locks, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*.
  • 479*
  • — Station, Hydraulic, Hull Docks, 863*
  • Purves, G. T., on Coke-Oven Carbonising and
  • Ammonia Reoovery in Gas Works, 872
  • Pyrometers, Recording Apparatus for, COO
  • QUARRY, Chalk, Steam-Shovel for, 776* Quarrying Granite at Kalagouk, India, 442*
  • — Stone, Treatise on (Review), 477
  • Quartz Tubes, Sealing Wires into, with Lead, 300. See 676
  • — Ware at Royal Society Soirde, 676 Quay, Timber, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Quenching of Steel. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Quicksilver. See Mercury and Metal Price Diagrams'
  • Quiggin’s Evaporating and Distilling Plant, S.S. “Aquitania,” 696*
  • Quincke’s Hypothesis and the Solidifloation of Metals, 385, 439*
  • RAGING Aeroplanes, The Design of, 29*
  • Radial Drill. See Drill under Machine-Tools Radiant Heating. See Surface Combustion Radiations from Electric Sparks, 326 Radiation of Gas and Vapour Molecules Excited by Light, 325*
  • Radiation, Heat, from Furnaces, 646, 773
  • — Secondary, from Metals, &c., in Rontgen
  • Rays, 443*. 474
  • — Solar, Utilisation of, 427, 495, 535, 669 Radioactivity, Passage of Alpha Partioles
  • Through Photographic Films, 773
  • — Volatility of Thorium Active Deposit, 773* Radiotelegraphy. See Telegraphy, Wireless Rafts. Life-Saving, Stability and Capacity of,
  • 364*. See 317*
  • Rails, Manganese Steel, Cross-Overs for Argen tine Railways, 94*, 59i*
  • Rail, Rolling-Mill for, Electrically-Driven, 611*
  • — Steel, Corrugation of, 288
  • — Steel, Wear on Metropolitan Railway, 288 Railless Electric Traction, Comparisons with
  • Tramways, 428
  • Railroad, Erie, Articulated Locomotive for, 667*
  • — Pennsylvania, Crawford Underfeed Stoker for
  • Locomotives, 658*, 563
  • Railton-Campbell Ash-Hoists, S.S. " Aquitania,” 697*
  • Railway Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Administration, The Controlling Factor in,
  • 599. See 707
  • — Argentine, Manganese Steel Cross-Overs for,
  • 94*. 594*
  • — of Asiatic Turkey, 878
  • — Australian, Comparisons with U.S. Railways,
  • 845
  • — Australian, Gauge Problem on, 780, 845
  • — Australian, Revenue and Expenditure of, 782
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • — British and American, Methods of Handling
  • Luurgage, 181
  • — British, Capitalisation and Watered Stock,
  • 321
  • — British, Current Construction, 329
  • — British, Revenue and Expenditure of, 321
  • — Buenos Aires Great Southern, Manganese
  • Steel Cross-Over for, 94*
  • — Canadian Pacific, S.S. “Empress of Ireland,”
  • Loss of, 779
  • — Canadian, and the Transport Problem, 571
  • — Carriages. See Carriages
  • — Companies and Labour Troubles, 322
  • — Companies and Motor-Bus Competition, 822
  • — Conciliation Scheme, 459
  • — Economics and Staff Appointments, 255. See
  • 323
  • — Electric, Buenos Aires, Manganese - Steel
  • Crossing for, 694*
  • — Electric, in Sweden, Water Power for, 633
  • — Electric, Weight of Rolling-Stock, 424. See
  • 743
  • — Electrification Problems, 257, 699
  • — Electrification Schemes, 322. See 329
  • — Electromagnetic, Bachelet, 666
  • — Ferry and Ice-Breaking Steamer, Canadian,
  • 119
  • — Government Ownership of (Review), 588
  • — Grand Trunk, Canada, Statistics of, 612
  • — Great Eastern, Appointment of General
  • Manager, 255. See 323
  • — Great Western, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham. 8ee Snow HiU
  • — Improvements in Finland, 58
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — London and North-Western, Locomotive
  • Work on, 194
  • — London Suburban, Traffic and Improvements,
  • 87
  • — Main Line, Possibilities of Electric Traction,
  • 257
  • — Malay States, Extensions of, 202
  • — Master-Clocks and Headway-Recorders for, 48*
  • — Metropolitan, Neasden Power-Station, Bennie
  • Stokers at, 198
  • — Metropolitan, Wear of Rails on, 288
  • — Midland : Accident at Aisgill, 25 ; Superheating in Locomotives, 81
  • — Mono-Rail, 8chilowsky Gyroscopio Car for,
  • 127. See 692, 678
  • — Motor-Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Mountain, Wire-Ropeway Type, 327
  • — North-Eastern and Hull and Barnsley, Joint
  • Dock at Hull, 861*. See 776*
  • — North - Eastern, Locomotive with Timmies
  • Bogie Springs, 488*
  • — Paris Metropolitan, Street Subsidences, 840*,
  • 878*
  • — Portable Coal-Briquetting Plant for, 454*
  • — Prussian-Hessian, Wages on, 602
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Rhodesian, Extension and Improvements, 58
  • — Rolling-Stock, Idle Time of, 699
  • — Rolling-Stock. See also Carriages; Locomotives ; Wagons
  • — Signals. See Signals
  • — Situation, 321
  • — South Manchurian, 327
  • — Steamers, Financial Statistics of, 323
  • — Street. See Tramways
  • — Swedish, Electrification of, 226
  • — Track-Weighing Machines, Testing Equip
  • ment for. 251*
  • — Train-Lighting, Gas and Electrio Systems, 25
  • — Transition Curves, Use of the Lemniscate, 793
  • — Transport, Castings for S.S. “ Britannic,” 274*
  • — Tube. See Underground
  • — of Turkey in Asia, 878
  • — Underground. See Underground
  • — United States : Mechanical Stokers on, 538*,
  • 563; Revenue and Expenditure of, 846 ; Comparisons with Australian Railways, 846
  • — Wagons. See Wagons Rain Storm at Doncaster, 33 Rainbow, Theory of, 71#
  • Rainfall Records, Cuban, 760
  • — of the Southern Pennines, 839
  • — and Wind Direction, Relation between, 839 Range of Modern Torpedoes, 449*, 460
  • — in Naval Battles, 448
  • Rangoon River Training Works, 441*
  • Ransomes and Rapier, Ltd.; Sector Table, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 311* Ransome-ver Mehr Machinery Co., Ltd. ; Pile- Extraotor, 660*
  • Rateau Turbines, Design of, 230 Rayleigh, Lord, on Fluid Motions, 442*
  • Rays, Electric. See Cathode, Positive, RSntgen
  • — Emitted by Electric Sparks, 3^6 Reactance Coils on Telephone Cables, Effect of,
  • 476*
  • Reactions, Chemical. See Chemistry Read, Prof. A. A., on the Influence of Nickel on Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 399*, 412 ; on Chemical and Mechanical Relations of Iron, Tungsten, and Carbon, and of Iron, Nickel, and Carbon, 408, 433*, 648*
  • Reading Instrument for the Blind, D’Albe’s Optophone, 847
  • Reagent for Etching Mild Steel, 783*. See 675 Recalescence Curves. See Metallurgy Receivers, Air, Acetylene Welded, and Tests of, 302*. See 298
  • — Air, Explosion on Motor-Ship "Suecia,” 603
  • Record Engineering Co., Ltd. ; Petrol Marine
  • Engine, 420*
  • Recorder, Density', for Chemical Solutions, 671*
  • — Pressure, for Gaseous Explosions in Tubes,
  • 569
  • — Water Flow, for V Notches, 284*
  • Recording Apparatus for Wireless Signals, 124
  • — Pyrometers, 600
  • — Steam-Meter, The Rhenania, 120*
  • — Weighing-Machine, 329*
  • Reduction Gears. See Gears
  • Refractive Index and Specific Inductive Capacity, 324, 854
  • Refractory Materials for Gas Works, Report on, 849. See also next volume
  • — Oxides, Melting Points of, 782 Refrigerating Machines, CO2, Windhausen Oyole
  • for, 169. See 228
  • — Plants, Block Ammonia Condenser for, 27*
  • — Plants, CO-2, S.S. ‘ Britannic,” 280*; S.S.
  • “ Aquitania,” 734*
  • Regulatiug Valve. See Valve Regulations for Prevention of Accidents in Foundries, 188
  • Regulator, Automatic, for Air-Compresser, 64* Reinforced Concrete. See Ferro-Concrete Relays for Use in Wireless Telegraphy, 124 Renold’s Chains for Power Transmission, 100*, 101*
  • Repairs, Boiler, Use of Autogenous Welding, 297, 298, 299
  • — to Commercial Motor-Vehicles, 91 Repetition Work, Designing Machine Parts for,
  • 262
  • Report of Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, 781. See 814
  • — to Beilby Prize Committee of Institute of
  • Metals on the Solidification of Metals, 385, 437*. 471
  • — on Fencing of Shafting, &c., 269
  • — of International Electrotechnical Commission,
  • on Symbols, 225, 296
  • — on Leeds Municipal Strike, 423
  • — on L.O.C. Tramways, 642
  • — on London Electric Power Supply, 629, 664
  • — of Manchester Steam-Users’ Association, 786
  • — on Nomenclature of Alloys, 384, 604
  • — on Phenologioal Observations, 670
  • — on Public Works in Egypt, 746
  • — on Roof of Westminster Hall, 867*
  • — on Senghenydd Colliery Explosion, 637
  • — on Spontaneous Combustion in Collieries, 224
  • — on Trials of Motor Fire-Engines, 664, 604
  • — on Water Supply in Australia, 89
  • — on Work of National Physical Laboratory, 881
  • — on Work of Prussian Materialpriifungsamt, 91
  • — See also Board of Trade
  • Rescue Apparatus, Oxygen, Use in Westphalian Collieries, 818
  • — Work in Mines, Motor - Car for, 361* ;
  • Improved Apparatus for, 498 Research Work in Engineering, Value of, 187 Reservoir, Ashokan, New York Water Supply, 339*
  • — Hill View, New York Water Supply, 408* Resistance, Air. See Air-Resistance and Aeronautics
  • — Electric. See Electric
  • — of Ships. See Ship Resistance Retorts, Gas, Refractory Materials for, 849
  • — Walls, Influence on Gas Production, 850, 871 Reversing Gear, Carels-Diesel Engine, 379* Reviews, see LITKRATURK INDEX Revocation of Patents. See Patents under Legal Reynolds’s Theory’ of Heat Transmission. See
  • Heat Transmission in Surface Condensers Rhenania Steam-Meter, 129*
  • Rhodesian Railways, Extensions and Improvements, 58
  • Richardson, J., on Marine Diesel Engines, 573*, 613*
  • Rietschel, Prof. Herman, The late, 343 Rifle Bullets, Impact Pressures of, 200*
  • Rigg, Arthur, The late, 82
  • Riley, E., Awarded Bessemer Medal, Iron and Steel Institute, 642
  • Ring-Spinning Frames, Doffing Mechanism for, 445
  • River Embankment, Hull Docks, 861*
  • — Humber, New Docks at Hull, 861*. See 776*
  • — St. Lawrence, Improvements of, 672
  • — Training Works at Rangoon, 441*
  • Rivets, Comparisons of Mild and Special Steels for, 192
  • Riveted Joints, Efficiency of, and Weight of Marine Boilers, 487*
  • — Joints in Mild andSpeeial Steels, 192 Riveting Hammers, Pneumatic. See Hammers under Machine-Tools
  • — Hand, Pneumatic, and Hydraulic, 192
  • — Hydraulio, Construction of S.S. " Britannie,”
  • 2*T4*
  • Rjukan Hydro-Electric Power-Plant, 141*
  • Road Accident*, London, Statistics of, 88
  • — Construction, Bituminous Binders for, 427
  • — Macadam and Tar-Macadam, Tests in Soot-
  • land, 22
  • — Subsidences in Paris, 840*, 878*
  • — Surfaces, Tests at National Physical Laboratory, 882
  • — Traffic in London, 87, 125
  • Roadway Engineering, Text-Book on (Review), 803
  • Robertson and Lennox Vacuum-Breaking Valve, 84*
  • Robinson, T., and Son, Ltd. ; Oyclo-Pneumatic Separator, 873
  • Rock-Breakers, Lobnitz, Panama Oanal, 40
  • — Drill, Pneumatic, Doering’s Harly, 163*
  • — Drilling Barge, Panama Canal, 40*
  • — Excavation, Panama Oanal, 39*, 42 ; Construction of Oatskill Aqueduct, 688, 701*. See 832*
  • Rocker Joint, Morse, for Driving Chains, 100* Rods, Air Resistance of, 139*, 719*. See 181*
  • — Brass, Hard-Drawn, Brittleness in, 386, 793*
  • — Swaging Machine for, 526*
  • Roe, A. V., and Co., “Avro” Biplanes, 419
  • Roll-Turning Shops, Gruson Works, 548*
  • Roller Bearing. See Bearings
  • — Chains for Power Transmission, 101*
  • Rolling Brass, Time to Anneal in, 584*
  • — Loads on Railway Bridges, 292*, 305*
  • — Mills, Cold, Design of Bearings for, 768*
  • — Mills, Cold, Electrically-Driven, in India, 684
  • — Mills, Comparisons of Driving Systems, 683,
  • 609*
  • — Mill Drives, Electric Motors and Steam-
  • Engines for, 688*, 605*
  • — Mills, Electric, Three-Phase and Direct-Current Motors for, 608
  • — Mills, Electrical Driving of, 583*, 606*, 608
  • — Mill Engine, 25.000-H.-P., Steam, 119
  • — Mill Plant, Manufacture at Gruson Works,
  • 648*
  • — Mill, Sheet, Power Consumption of, 606*.
  • See 583
  • — Tests, Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 399,
  • 400
  • — of Ships. See Ships
  • — Stock, Railway, Idle Time of, 699
  • — Stock, Electric Railways, Weight of, 424. See
  • 743
  • — Stock. See also Carriages; Locomotives ;
  • Wagons
  • Rome, Ancient, Water Supply of (Review), 244 Rontgen Rays, Oharacteriutic Radiations from Metals, <fcc., in, 443*, 474
  • — Rays and Crystalline Structure, 814
  • — Rays, Nature of, 448
  • — Ray Tube, Coolidge’s Improved, 290,847 Roof, Steelwork, and Erection of. See Snow Hill
  • Station
  • — Three-Pinned Arch, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 73*
  • — Timber, of Westminster Hall, Repairs to, 867* Rope Drives for Rolling-Mills, 584, 609*
  • — Drives, Textile Mills, Replacing by Steel Belts,
  • 291*
  • Ropeway, Aerial. See Wire Ropeway Rosenhain, Dr. W., Report on Nomenclature of Alloys, 384, 604 ; Method of Mounting Micro-Sections, 676; on a New Etching Solution for Mild Steel, 783*. See 675 Rotary Engine. See Engine ; Aeronautics Rotary Kiln for Cement Manufacture, 548*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Rothera, L., on the Electric Driving of Rolling- Mills, 683*, 605* b
  • Rowell, H. S., on the Education of the German Artisan, 68,76. See 181, 633 Royal Agricultural Hall. See Exhibition
  • — Aircraft Factory, Testing Arrangements for
  • Aeroplane Engines, 625*; Aeroplane with Automatic Stability, 714. See 782
  • — Commission on Trade and Shipping and the
  • Size of Ships, 289

Royal Institution:

  • The Coming of Age of the Vacuum Flask t Sir J. Dewar, 189
  • Production of Neon and Helium by the Elei 268 Discharge' by Prof- J- 'N- Oollii
  • Electric Emissivity of Matter, by Dr. J / Harker, 290
  • Recent Discoveries in Physical Science b Prof. Sir J. J. Thomson, 323*. 354 390*. 425*. 443*. 496
  • Surface Combustion, by Prof. W. A. Bom 356*
  • Modern 8hips, by Sir J. Biles, 393
  • Fluid Motions, by Lord Rayleigh, 442*
  • Improvements in Long-Distance Telephone by Prof. J. A. Fleming, 476*
  • Further Researches on Positive Rays, bv S J. J. Thomson, 494 ’ 3
  • Problems of Physical Chemistry: (1) Stud of Matter at High Pressures, (2) Structure of Matter at Low Temperature! by Dr. W. Wahl, 638
  • Similarity of Motion in Fluids, by Dr T F Stanton,710
  • Surface Friotion in Fluid Motion, by Dr 1 E. Stanton, 710 3
  • Identity of Chemical and Bio - Chemici Laws, Tyndall Lectures, by Prof S Arrhenius, 780 3
  • X Rays and Crystalline Structure, by Pro W. H. Bragg, 814 3
  • Experimental Investigations in Connectio with the Spectra of the Sun, Stars, an Comets, by Prof. A. Fowler, 817*
  • Faraday and the Foundations of Electric* Engineering, by Prof. S. P. Thompson
  • Royal Meteorological Society. See Meteorlogical Society; BakerianLecture by Prof. A. Fowlei
  • in SPark Spectra, 496; Soiree ®'4 • »47; O. E. Stromeyer, on the Nature c fatigue Stresses, 743
  • — Society of Arte. See Arts
  • Royleij, Ltd.: Water-Softener for Flour-Mills, 63* Calonflers for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 737*
  • Rubber Exhibition and International Congress,
  • 228
  • — Machinery, Manufacture at Gruson Works,
  • 648*
  • Rudders, Battleship, Resistance of, 440*, 461*.
  • 461
  • — Canal Boat, to Prevent Erosion, 855. 8ee 465
  • Rules for Prevention of Accidents in Foundries,
  • 188
  • Russia, Hydro-Aeroplanes for, 714 — International Ferry to Sweden and Finland, 58 Russian Iron Industry, 368 Rusting. See Corrosion
  • Ruston, Proctor and Co., Ltd. ; 76-Ton Steam- Shovel, 776*
  • SACKS, Helical Chute for, 705*
  • Safety-Hook for Mine-Cages, 838*
  • — Lamps Miners’, Electric Accumulator, 223.
  • See 837. Gas Indicator for, 644
  • — of Life at Sea, International Conference on,
  • 165, 365’
  • Sailing-Ship “ Aosta,” with Savoia Oil-Engine, 182* See 228
  • — Ships, Speed and Stability of, 393 8aint. See St.
  • Salmson Aero-Engine, 418*, 420*
  • Saltpetre, Production of, 760. See also Nitrates Salts, Chemical, Gauging Water-Fiow by, 679, 743*, 773
  • Sampierdarena Power-Station, Prat Draught Installation, 666*
  • San Francisco, Engineering Congress at, 396 San Francisco, Panama Pacific Exhibition, Patented Articles at, 296 Sand-Pump Dredgers, 851*
  • — Trapping Device for Suction Dredgers, 852* Sanitary Arrangements, S.S. “ Britannic,” 277 ;
  • S.S. “ Aquitania,” 737*
  • Saturated Steam. See Steam Saurer Motor-Lorry, 833*
  • Savoia Oil-Engine for Sailing-Ship “Aosta,” 182*. See 228
  • Scavenging Pumps. See rumps, Air Schiffhauteohnieche Gesellschaft. See Oerman Institution of Naval Architects Schilowfcky Mono-Rail Car, 127 (see 678); Motor- Car, 592
  • Schmidt Superheaters for Locomotives, 81 Schoeller Gas-Indicator for Mines, 644 Scholarships and Schools. See Education Schooner *• Aosta,” with Savoia Oil-Engine, 182*. See 228
  • Schuchardt and Schutte ; Fly-Wheel Balancing- Machine, 349*
  • Schuster, Dr. F., on the Talbot Process at Wit- kowitz, 660, 682*
  • Science, Physical, Recent Discoveries in, 823*, 354*, 390*, 425*, 443*, 496 Scientific Apparatus. Exhibition of, Royal Society Soired, 674*, 847
  • — Management and Railway Administration,
  • 699. See 707
  • — Management. See also Works Management
  • — Societies, Manchester, Meeting-Room and
  • Library for, 634
  • Scientists, New Year’s Honours for, 23
  • — and Practical Men in Engineering, 877 Scotland, Tests of Road-Construction Systems
  • in, 22
  • Scott, Admiral Sir P., on the Use of Submarine Boats, 813
  • Scott, A., on Gibraltar Harbour Works and Dockyard, 226
  • Scott’s Air-Compressor with Ball-Valves, 252* Scottish Highlands, Manufacture of Acetone in, 17
  • — Highlands, Utilisation of Water Power in,
  • 159. See 17 Scouts. See Warships Screening Machinery lor Coal, 531 Screens, Glass Wool, for Extracting Tar from Gas, 54
  • — Wind, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 173* Screw-Bolts, Reduction in Size of Nuts for,
  • 357*
  • Cutting Lathe. See Machine-Tools
  • — Propellers. See Propellers ; Aeronautics Screwing. See Machine-Tools
  • Sea. Land Reclamation from in the Tropics, 222
  • — Planes. See Hydro-Aeroplanes under Aeronautics
  • Water, Corrosion Tests of Copper Alloys in, 404. See 412
  • Waves, Action on Breakwaters and Piers, 176*. See 296
  • Waves, Relation between Height and Depth of Water, 178
  • Sealing Wires into Silica with Lead, 300. See 670
  • Seasoning-Plant for Timber, Moist Air, 195* Secondary Battery. See Accumulator under Electric
  • Radiations from Metals, &c., in Rontgen Rays, 443*, 474 8
  • Sector^ Table, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham,
  • Seismology, Modern (Review), 611
  • Seitz, Arnold, The late, 82
  • Self-Starter, Electric, Marine-Oil Engine with,
  • Se"°288S' P' W' D'AltC' on Kal1 Corrugation, Selson Enginearing Co., Ltd. ; "Aome” Milling
  • s!fiLn,d<l 0olliery Explosion, Report on, 637 8 268 °f D,tcotorl>. Wireless lelegrkphy,
  • Separator, CyoloPneumatic, (or Grain, 873*
  • — Steam, Electrically Welded, 303*
  • — Steam, S.8. “ Aquitania,” 666*
  • — Steam, The “Diamond,” 670 Series Lines in Spark Spectra, 495 Seymour’s Laminated Steel Gears, 090 Shaft Coupling. See Coupling
  • — OraDk. See Crank-Shaft
  • — flexible, for Petrol-Engine, 743 Sinking, at Catskiil Aqueduct, 687
  • SlAir260U,np8, Electrio V(,rsus Compressed
  • Shafts, Sinking Pumps, Electric, for Tilman- sone Colliery, 260
  • — Torsional Oscillations of, Clutch for Damping, 73*
  • Shafting, Fenolng of, 269 Shale Oil, Production of, British Colonies, 469 Shallow-Draught Gun-Boat "Toba,” Japanese, 432*
  • — Draught 8uction-Dredger, 852*
  • Shaw, Dr. W. N., on Wind Gusts and Aeronautics, 68
  • Shearing Machine. See Machine-Tools
  • — Forces on Railway Bridges Due to Rolling
  • Loads, 305*
  • Sheerlegs, 100-Ton, with Babcock and Wilcox Luffing Gear, 820*
  • Sheers, Floating, for Block-Setting at Valparaiso, 485*
  • Sheet Piling, Steel and Timber; Portsmouth Dockyaid Works, 239*, 240*, 241* ; Construction of Hull Docks, 861*, 863*
  • — Rolling-Mill, Power Consumption of, 606*.
  • See 588
  • — Steel, Methods of Welding, 297, 800*
  • — Steel, Welded, Analyses and Tests of, 303.
  • See 298
  • Shield, Tunnelling, Dalrymple - Hay Hooded Type, 110*
  • Shieldrop, B. K., on Gas Works Practice in Norway, 871
  • Ships’ Boats, Launching of, Harland and Wolff’s Davits for S.S. “ Britannic,” 282*
  • — Boats and Rafts, Stability and Capacity of,
  • 317*, 364*
  • — Boats, Stowage and Handling of, and Provision of Davits, 316*, 864*. See 670, 732*. See also Safety of Life at Sea
  • — Bottoms, Apparatus for Cleaning, 429
  • — Built in 1913, 28*. 148
  • — Canal. See Canal; Navigation, Inland ;
  • Panama Canal
  • — Cargo, Cost and Earning Power of, 20
  • — Construction with Flanged Plates. 193
  • — Construction, Influence of Llojd’s Register
  • on,121
  • — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 46, 531
  • — Cunard Line, Data of, 537, 727
  • — Cunard Line, Design of, 517, 637*. See also
  • “ Aquitania”
  • — Design of. from Owner’s Standpoint, 517, 637*.
  • See 729*
  • — Design of, Problems in, 393
  • — Diesel-Engined. See Motor-Ships
  • — Dimensions and Cost of Transport, 289
  • — Fire Prevention, Detection and Extinction on,
  • 366, 540*. 731*, 801
  • — Fire-Screen Bulkheads for, 540*, 731*. See 518
  • — Fitted with Parsons Turbines, 499. See
  • Erratum, 523
  • — “ Ila ” and “ Ife,” with Crude-Oil Engines, 633
  • — Improvements in Fog-Signalling for, 883
  • — Launching-Gear. See Launching
  • — Models. See Ship Resistance
  • — Motor. See Motor-Ships
  • — “Mauretania” and ‘ Lusitania,” Design of,
  • Model Experiments, 517, 538*
  • — Non-Rolling, Non-Pitching and Waveless, 193
  • — Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion; Engines; ,
  • Turbines ; Propellers; Warships
  • — Registered, Lloyd’s Statistics of, 294
  • — Resistance of Bilge-Keels, 332*
  • — Resistance of, Effect of Shape on, 66*
  • — Resistance of, Effect of Water Depth on, 67*
  • — Resistance of Mercantile Forms, 463, 465*
  • — Resistance, Model Experiments, Design of
  • Cunard Liners, 517, 638*
  • — Resistance, Resistance of Battleship Rudders,
  • 446*, 451*, 461
  • — Rolling of, Effect of Anti-Rolling Tanks, 192
  • — Rolling of, Anti-Rolling Tanks, on S.S. “Aqui
  • tania,” 732
  • — Rolling of, Experimental Investigations, 620
  • — Rolling of, Gyroscope for Measuring Rolling
  • Velocity, 521
  • — Safety of Life on, International Conference,
  • 155, 365*
  • — Sailing, “ Aosta,” with Savoia Oil-Engine,
  • 182*. See 228
  • — Sailing, Speed and Stability of, 393
  • — Stability of, in Damaged Condition, 519, 539*,
  • 780*
  • — Stability of, Metacentric Heights of Cunard
  • Steamers, 640. See 518
  • — Stability and Stresses Due to Wave Action,
  • 394
  • — Stability of, Use of Water-Ballast, 619
  • — Steering Gear, Stresses in, 484, 489
  • — Stresses Due to Heaving and Pitching, 620
  • — Stresses During Launching, 484, 489*
  • — Surveyor, Lloyd’s Register, Appointment of, 47
  • — Tonnage Measurement for Panama Canal, 63
  • — Vibration of, Frequency-Analyser, 193*
  • — Water-Tight Subdivision of. See Water-
  • Tight
  • See also Marine.; Motor-Ships; Shipping;
  • Steamers; Warships; and PARAGRAPH IMDKX
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, North-East Coast Institution of. See North-East Coast Shipbuilding, Comparisons of Methods of Riveting, 192
  • — Comparisons of Steels for Rivets, 192
  • — Construction of S.S. “ Britannic,” 273*
  • Design and Construction of S.S. “Aquitania,”
  • 639*, 727*
  • — Design of Steamers from Owner’s Standpoint,
  • 617, 637*. See 729* t 4 _
  • Effect of Ships’ Dimensions on Cost of Transport, 289
  • — and Engineering Works, Portsmouth Dockyard, 205
  • - Fire-Screen Bulkheads in, 640*, 731*. See 618
  • - Influence of Lloyd’s Register on, 121
  • - Isherwood System of. Vessels Constructed, 33
  • - Naval. See Warships
  • - progress of the Year, 460
  • - Riveted Joints in Mild and Special Steels, 192
  • - Statistics for 1913, 28*, 148
  • - Scantlings of S.S. “ Imperator, 797
  • . Stresses in Battleships during Launching,
  • 484, 489*
  • - Subsidies in Italy, 664
  • Shipbuilding, Trade, Eight-Hour Day in, 19
  • — Trade and Employment in 1913, 136
  • — Trade, Protit and Lose in, 19
  • — Use of Flanged Plates in, 193
  • — Vessels under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 46, 631
  • — Water-Tight Subdivisions in. See Water-Tight
  • — of the World, Lloyd’s Statistics. 148
  • — Works, Yarrow’s, at Esquimau, 160
  • — Yard, Denny Bros.; Sheerlegs with Babcock and Wilcox Luffing-Gear. 820*
  • — See also Steamers; Naval; Warships ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Shipping, British, Vessels Registered, 294
  • — Dominions Royal Commission on, 289
  • — Effect of Ships’ Dimensions on Cost of Transport. 289
  • — Japanese. Progress of, 191
  • — Merchant, Classification of, 121
  • — Trade, Profit and Loss in, 19
  • Shock Tests. See Impact Tests under Tests (Materials)
  • Shop Management. See Works Management
  • — Methods and Machine Design, 2o2 Mhort’s Wind Velocity Indicator. 627*
  • Shots, Rifle, Impact Pressures of, 200*
  • Shovel, Steam, 76-Ton (Ruston, Proctor and Co.,
  • Ltd.), 776*
  • — Steam, Panama Canal, Work of, 42*
  • Show. See hmhUntxon
  • Shuman Sun-Power Plant at Meadi, Egypt, 427, 496. See 636, 669
  • Sickness Insurance. See Insurance under Labour
  • Siemens Bros, and Co., Ltd.: Signalling Installation, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 371* ; Automatic Telephones, 286 ; Rolling- Mills, 606
  • Siemens-Martin Furnaces. See Furnaces Signalling Apparatus in Collieries, Ignition of Gases by, 638
  • — Installation, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham,
  • 371*
  • Silent Driving-Chains for Power Transmission, 99*
  • Silica, Sealing Wires into, with Lead, 300. See 676
  • — Ware at Royal Society SoinSe, 676 Silo, Grain. See Grain
  • Silver Mines, Kongsberg, Norway, 666
  • — Surface Combustion on, 849
  • Similarity, Principle of, in Fluid Motion, 710. See 753
  • Simons, W., and Co., Ltd.; Suction-Dredgers, 851*
  • Sinking-Pumps, Electric versus Compressed Air, 260
  • — Pumps, Electric, for Tilmanstone Colliery, 260
  • — Shaft, Construction of Catskill Aqueduct, 687
  • Siphons, Steel-Pipe, Catskill Aqueduct, 765*
  • Sirens. Ships’, Suggested Improvements in, 883
  • Skin Friction. See Air Resistance; Aeronautics;
  • Ship Resistance
  • Slabs, Ferro-Concrete, for River-Training Wall, 442*
  • Slag, Production and Utilisation of, 646
  • S1aughter-Strohmenger Process of Electric Welding, 299, 301
  • Sleeve-Valves, Knight-Daimler Motor-Car Engine, 78* ; Argyll Aeroplane Engine, 420* Slide-Valve, Balanced Double-Ported, for Locomotives, 198*
  • Slides, Land, Panama Canal, 106*
  • Sluice-Valves and Operating Gear for Locks, Portsmouth Dockyard, 410*, 479*
  • Smelting Iron Electrically in Norway and Sweden, 92, 498
  • Smith, D. J., on Commercial Motor Vehicles, 91
  • Smith. H. F., on Extraction of Tar from Producer-Gas, 64
  • Smith, Major, and Stevens; Lifts for S.S. “ Aqui- tania,” 734*
  • Smith, R. T., on Railway Electrification, 257
  • Smith, T., and Sons; Crane for Portsmouth Dockyard, 616*
  • Smith’s Shop, Gruson’s Works, 648*
  • Smoke from Metallurgical Furnaces, Treatment of, 816
  • — Pollution of Air by, Apparatus for Measuring, 848

Snow Hill Station, Birmingham:

  • 6*, 73*, 173*, 308*, 371*
  • Arched Roof over Booking-Hall, 73*
  • Demolition of Old Roof, 303 *
  • Erection of Steel Work, 808*
  • Foot-Bridge, 173*
  • Main Station Roof, 73* ; Erection of, 308*
  • Permanent-Way, Platforms, Sidings, &c.f 5*
  • Sector Table, 311*
  • Signalling Installation, 371*
  • Station Buildings, 6*
  • Steel-Work of Parcels Yard, 176* ; Erection of, 310*
  • Umbrella Roofing over Island Platforms, 175*
  • Wind-Screens, 173*
  • Snow in United States, 83
  • Soap-Bubble Blower, Prof. O. V. Boys, 674
  • Soaring Flight. See Aeronautics
  • Sociedad Espanola de Construction Naval;
  • Torpedo-Beat for Spanish Navy, 690*
  • Societa Anonima Cantieri Oflicine Savoia ; Diesel Engine, 182*. See 228
  • Soci6t6 Anonyme Carels Fi6res: Marine Diesel Engine, 377*
  • — Anonyme des Forges et Chantiers de la
  • Mediterrantfe ; Marine Diesel Engine, 16*
  • — des Ingdnieurs Civils de France, G.
  • Claude, on Liquid Air and its Applications, . 331
  • Socieiies, Engineering, in Manchester, Meeting- Room and Library for, 634
  • — Engineering, Provincial, Uses of, 160, 266, 369.
  • See 296, 634
  • — Engineering. See also Institutions
  • — Trade. See Labour; Industrial Notes Society of Engineers; A. S. E. Ackermann, on Trials of Sun-Power Plant, 495. See 427, 535, 669
  • Sodium Nitrate, Production of, 760
  • — Vapour, Fluorescence of, 826*
  • Softener, Water. See Water-Softener Soiree, Royal Society, 674*, 847 Solar. See Sun
  • Solidification of Metals, Crystallisation During, 385. 437*, 471
  • — of Metals, Volume Charges During, 472 Solidified liases. Crystalline Structure of, 639 Solutions, Density Recorder for, 671*
  • — for Etching Mild Steel, 783*. See 675
  • — Optical Rotatory Power of, 478
  • — Starch, Decomposition In Magnetic Fields, 92
  • — Theory of Electrolytic Dissociation, 746
  • — Visibility of Light Beams in, 22 Soudan, Public Works in, Report on. 746 Sound, Detection of Fire-Damp by, 92
  • South Africa, Railway Progress in Rhodesia, 68
  • — America, Encyclopedia of (Review), 764
  • — America, The Republics of (Review), 611
  • — Manchurian Railway, 327
  • South West, Notes from the, 17, 51, 85, 119, 153, 185, 219, 253, 287, 319, 351, 396, 429, 455, 491, 627, 561, 597, 636, 671, 707, 762, 777, 811, 813, 884. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Yorkshire, Notes from, 17, 61, 86, 119, 153, 186, 219, 253, 287, 319, 351, 396, 429, 465, 491, 627, 561, 597, 635, 671, 707, 752, 777, 811, 843, 884. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Southampton Docks Power-Station, Prat Draught Installation, 656*
  • Southend Power-Station, Niclausse Boilers at, 680*
  • Southwark Bridge, Demolition of, 313*
  • Spain, Bilbao Harbour, Action of Waves on Breakwater, 176*
  • Spanish Battleship "Jaime L,”Trials of Armour- Plates for, 388*
  • — Navy, Torpedo Boat for, 690*
  • Spark Spectra, Series Lines in, 495
  • — Electric, Ignition of Colliery Oases by, 638
  • — Electric, Radiations from, 326 Specialisation and Accuracy in Engineering Work, 60. See 20. 128
  • Specific Gravity Recorder for Chemical Solutions, 571*
  • — Heat of Elements and Compounds, Theories
  • of, 496 ; Determination of at Low Temperatures, 190. See 497
  • — Heats of Gases, Measurements of Ratios of,
  • 474
  • — Inductive Capacity of Gases and Methyl-
  • Alcohol, 324, 354
  • — Inductive Capacity and Refractive Index,
  • 324, 354
  • Specifications, Admiralty, for Condenser-Tubes, 398
  • — for Chemical Fire-Extinguishers, 178. See 229 Spectacle Glasses, Absorptive, 675
  • Spectra, Spark, Series Lines in, 495
  • — of the Sun, Stars, and Comets, 817* Spectroscop;c Investigations, Structure of the
  • Atom, 496
  • Spectrum, Curvature due to Irrational Dispersion, 474
  • Speed of Aeroplanes, Methods of Measuring, 627* 642
  • — of Battleships, 447, 451, 4G0
  • — Changing Gears. See Quart
  • — and Feeds for Pneumatic Drills, 166
  • — Indicator, Aeroplane, Short’s Pitot Tube, 627*
  • — of Modern Torpedoes, 449*, 460
  • — Regulation of Three Phase Motors, 608
  • — of Sailing-Ships and Early Steamers, 393
  • — Trials. See Trial*
  • Spelter Prices. See Metal Price Diagram* Spermaceti, Convection Currents and Cellular Structure in, 440*. See 385 SpinDing-Frames, Ring, Doffing Mechanism for, 445
  • — Machinery, Improvements during 1913, 21
  • — Mills, Jute, Indian, Geared Turbine for, 208* Spiral Chute for Sacks, 705*
  • Spirit, Motor, Sources of, 189 Spontaneous Combustion of Coal in Mines, 28, 224
  • Spot Welding of Sheet Metals, 301. See 297, 299 Spreading-Machine for Spoil-Heaps, Panama Canal, 42*
  • Springing System, Timmis, for Locomotive Bogies, 488*
  • Spur-Gearing. See Gears ; Gearing St. Lawrence River, Improvement* of, 672 Stability of Aeroplanes. See Aeronautic*
  • — of Ships. See Ship*
  • — of Lifeboats and Rafts, 317*, 364*
  • Staffordshire Iron and Steel Institute ; Dr. J. N.
  • Friend, on the Corrosion of Special Steels, 294
  • Stage, Travelling, for Steel-Work Erection, 309* Stairways, Moving, at Charing Cross, Underground Railways, 110*
  • Stalybridge, Treatment of Plumbo-Solvent Water for, 65
  • Stanchions. See Column*
  • Standard Calorific Power for Lighting Gas, 8/1
  • — Charging Arrangements for Electric Vehicles,
  • 367. See 467
  • — International, for Resistance of Copper, 603
  • — Nuts. Reduction in Size of, 367*
  • — Oil Company, Development of Chinese Oil
  • Industry, 782
  • — U.S. Bureau of. See United State* Standardisation of Photometric Units and
  • Nomenclature, 747
  • Stanley, W. F.. and Co., Ltd.; Improved Drawing Pen, 648*
  • Stanton, Dr. T. E., on Similarity and Surface Friction in Fluid Motion, 710 Starch Solutions, Decomposition in Magnetic Fields, 92
  • Stars in Milky Way, Photographs of, 677
  • — Spectra of, 818
  • Starter, Electric, Marine Oil-Engine with, 420
  • — Motor. See Motor*, Electric
  • Starting Gear, Compressed Air for Diefel Engines, 617*
  • State Ownership of Railways (Review), 688
  • — Railways, Swedish, Electrification of, 226
  • — Railways. See also Australian Hail tea yt Staten Island Water Supply, Flexible Jointed Pipe for, 261*
  • Station, Passenger Interchange, at Charing Cross, Underground Railways, 110*
  • Station, Power. See Poicer Stations
  • — Railway, Snow Hill, Birmingham. Sea Stunt
  • BUI
  • Stayed Flat Plates, Strength of, 190
  • Stead, Dr. J. E., on Muntz Metal, 386*. 789* ; on Developing the Microetruciure of Braes by Fuming, 792. See 380 Steamboat*. See Steamers Steam Boiler*. See Boilers
  • — Condensation. See Condensation
  • — Consumption, Combined Turbine and Red-
  • prorating Engines, Indian Jute Mill. 210*
  • — Consumption of Winding-Engines, 129*, 011
  • — Consumption. See also Trials; Coal Consumption
  • — Crane. See Crane
  • — Engines. See Engine.s
  • — Fire-Engine. See Fire-Engine
  • — Flow through Indicator Cocks, 268
  • — Function of Turbine-Wheels, Formula- for, 362,
  • — Lorries. See Motor-Wagons
  • — Meter, Rhenanis Recording, 129*
  • — Pile-Extractor, Ransome-ver Mt-hr, 660*
  • — Pipes. Elasticity and Endurance of, 484 , 856*
  • — Pipe Explosions, Investigations of, 866*. See
  • 484
  • — Pipe Explosion on 8.8. “ Millwall,” 65
  • — Piping, Design of, 234*
  • — Separator. 8e# Separator
  • — 8hovels, 76-Ton (Ruston, Proctor and Co.
  • Ltd.), 775*
  • — Shovels, Panama Canal, Work of, 42*
  • — Superheated. See Superheated ; Superheatei
  • — Trap, Osipel Float-Type, 267*
  • — Triala 8ee Trials
  • — Tug for Mauritius, 163
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • — Users’Association. See Manchester
  • — Wagon. See M otor- Wagon
  • Steamer "Anyo Maru" with Geared Turbines, Power-Speed Curves, 822*
  • — " Aquitania." See “ Aquitania"
  • — Boats, Launching of. Harland and WoUTs
  • Davits tor S.S. “ Britannic,” 282*
  • Boats and Rafts, Stability and Capacity of. 317*, 364*
  • — Boats, Stowage and Handling of, and Pro
  • vision of Davits, 316*, 8o4*. See 670, 732*. See also Safety of Life at Sea
  • — Bottoms, Apparatus for Cleauing, 429
  • — ** Britannic,” White Star Line, 273*
  • — Built in 1913, 28*. 148
  • — "Cairnross,” Working of Geared Turbines in.
  • 706
  • — "Calgarian," Allan Liner, Trial* of, 396
  • — Canal, Erosion of Canal Bottoms bv Pr<*
  • < pellers, 355. See 465
  • — 11 Cap Trafalgar,” Hamburg-Ameriiun Line,
  • 395
  • — Cargo, Cost and Earning Power of, 20
  • — Construction with flanged Plates, 193
  • — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics. 46.
  • 631
  • — Cunard, Data of, 637, 727
  • — Cunard, uesign of, 617,537*. 8eealso “ Aquitania"
  • — Design of, from Owner’s Standpoint, 517,637*.
  • See 729*
  • — Design of, Problems in, 393
  • — Dimensions and Cost of Transport, 289
  • — Early, Speeds of, 393
  • — Effect of Anti-Rolling Tanks, 192
  • — Elasticity and Endurance of Steam-Pipes,
  • 484, 866* ^
  • — " Empress of Ireland,” Loss of, 779
  • Fire-Prevention in, Detection and Extinction on, 366, 540*, 731*, 801
  • — Fire-8creen Bulkheads for, 640*, 731*. See
  • 618
  • — Fitted with Parsons Turbines, 499. See
  • Erratum, 623
  • Geared Turbines tor. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Gyroscope tor Measuring Velocity of Roll, 621 " Imperator," Hamburg-Amerika Line, 797*
  • — Improvements in Fog-Signalling, 883
  • — Influence of Lloyd’s Register on Construction
  • of, 121
  • ** Karmala,” P. and O. Line, Launch of, 499 " J^on>l1n Luise,” Fottinger Transformers on,
  • /10
  • — Large Atlantic, Data of, 687, 678, 727
  • — Launching of. See Launching "Mauretania" and “Lusitania," Design of
  • Model Experiments, 517, 638*
  • “ Use of Superheated Steam in, 483,
  • — Merchant, Classification of, 121
  • — “ Millwall,” Steam-Pipe Explosion on, 65
  • — llg**’ Ferry and Ice-Breaking, Canadian,
  • — Railway, Financial Statistics of, S?8
  • — Registered, Lloyd’s Statistics of, 294 Resistance of. See Ship Resistance
  • — Rolling of. See Ships, Rolling of
  • — Safety of Life on, International’ Conference.
  • 155, 366* *
  • — Stability of. See Ships, Stability of -- Steering-Gear, Stresses in, 484, 4*89*
  • — Stresses Due to Heaving and Pitching, 620
  • — Siresses During Launching, 484. 489*
  • — Tonnage Measurement for Panama Canal, M
  • vaterland," Hamburg-Amerika Line, 712*
  • — Vibration of, Frequency-Analvser, 193*
  • ~ ater-Tight Sub-Division of. See Water- T\ght
  • — Se,” "’nrslnp,; Ship*; Shipping; Ship-
  • building ; Engines ; Turfnnes ; Marine Propulsion ; and PARAGRAPH Isnax Steamship Line Between Sweden, Finland, and Russia, 58
  • Steamships. See Ships; Steamers; Warshipt Stedman, H. 0. A., on Munu Mstal, SSti\ 7s9- MeeI ^ EtaiK ,C°rro?-i°n by Lubricating Oita, 81*,
  • — Belts Eloesser, for Power Transmission, S91*
  • — Case-Hardening of. See Metallurgy
  • ~ Sfcra Fnune of s.S. •• Britannic,"
  • j — Chimneys, Erection of, 60,81
  • — Cold Wrought, Internal Strains in, 674
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • Steel Cutting with Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 297, 299
  • — Electrolytic Method of Isolating Carbides,
  • 434*. See 403
  • — Fatigue of. See Alternating Stress under
  • Tests (Materials)
  • — Forms, Collapsible, for Oatskill Aqueduct,
  • 5S6\ 583*
  • — Foundry. See Foundry Furnaces. See Furnace
  • — High-Tensile, Surface - Hardening by Oxy-
  • Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 212*
  • — Huutsraan and High-Speed, Comparisons
  • between, 403
  • — Industry : Swedish, 269; German, 635 ingots, Sulphides in, 723*
  • — and Iron, Advances in Metallurgy of, 847 and Iron Industry, Employment and Trade in
  • 1913,136
  • — and Iron, Metallography of (Review), 72
  • — Manganese, Cross-Overs for Argentine Rail
  • ways, 94*, 694*
  • — Manganese, Magnetio and Mechanical Properties of, 661, 766*
  • — Manufacture. See Metallurgy
  • — Microstructure. See Micro-Photographs
  • — Mild, Brittleness in, 91. See 647*, 662
  • — Mild, Etching Solution for, 783*. See 675
  • — Mild and Special, for Rivets, Comparisons of, 192
  • — Mild and Special, Strength of Riveted Joints in, 192
  • — Nature of Martensite and Austenite, 662, 890*
  • — Nickel, Chemical and Mechanical Relations of
  • Iron, Nickel, and Carbon in, 408, 468*
  • — Nickel and High Tensile, for Warship Con
  • struction, 191*
  • — Piling, Portsmouth Dockyard Works, 240*,
  • 241; Hull Docks, 861*, 863*
  • — Pipes, Corrosion in Artesian Wells, 90
  • — Pipe Factory in Japan, 83
  • -- Pipe Siphons, Oatskill Aqueduct, 765*
  • — Pipes, Tata Power Plant, Testing and Drilling
  • of, 500*
  • — Plates, Boiler, Failures of. 647*, 662
  • — Plates, Effects of Detonation of Gun-Cotton
  • on, 199*
  • — Plates and Sheets, Methods of Welding, 297,
  • 300*
  • — Poles for Power-Transmission Lines, 96, 97,
  • 143*
  • — Production, Board of Trade Statistics, 458
  • — Quenching Cracks in Hardening, 662, 855*
  • — Rails. See Rails
  • — Rolling-Mills. See Rolling-Mills
  • — Ropes. See Wire-Ropes
  • — 8heets, Welded, Analyses and Tests of, 303.
  • See 29S
  • — Special, Corrosion of, 294
  • — Tests of. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Theories of Hardening. 661, 885*, 885*
  • — Theory of Quenching, 825*. See 662
  • — Tool, High-Speed, Effect of Carbon on, 817
  • — Tungsten, Chemioal and Mechanical Relations
  • of Iron, Tungsten, and Carbon in. 408, 433*
  • — Tungsten-Chromium, Effect of Hardening
  • Temperature on Cutting Properties of, 436*. See 409
  • — Variation of Properties with Quenching
  • Temperatures, 823*. See 661 Steel-Work, Architects’ and Engineers’ Designs, 603
  • — Architectural, Approximate Fonnuke for
  • Design, 500
  • — Er*cHon of, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham,
  • — Se- id90 Snow Hill Station Steel Works. See Works
  • Steering-Gear, Daimler Commercial Motor Vehicle, 78*
  • — Gear, S.S. “Britannic," 281; S.S. “Aquitania,” 742*
  • — Gear, Ships’, Stresses in, 484, 489
  • Stern-Frame Casting, S.S. “ Britannic,’’ 274*
  • Sterne, L., and Co., Ltd. ; Block Ammonia
  • Condenser, 27*
  • Stettin-Berlin Canal, 639*
  • Still, Benzine, Arc and Acetylene-Welded, 803*
  • Stokers, Bennis Chain-Grate, at Neasden Power- Station, 193
  • — Mechanical, on U.S. Railways, 668*, 563
  • — Underfeed, Crawford, for Locomotives, 558*.
  • 563
  • Stone-Breaker, Testing, at Gruson Works, 548*
  • — Dust for Preventing Colliery Explosions, 292.
  • See 838
  • — Quarrying at Kalagouk, India, 442*
  • — Quarrying, Treatise on (Review), 477 Krone's Ash-Expellers, S 8. “ Aquitania,” 697* Stoney, O., on Turbine Design, 230. See 249 S ony River Dam, Failure of, 226
  • S op-Valves. See Voices
  • Storage Battery. See Accumulator under Electric
  • Storey, I., and Sons, Ltd. ; Scott’s Air-Compressor with Ball-Valves, 252*
  • Storm Waves, Action on Breakwaters and Piers, 175*. See 296
  • — Magnetic, Time Measurements of, 474 Stothert and Pitt, Ltd.: Floating Crane for
  • Nagasaki, 218* ; Baggage Cranes for S.S. “Britannic." 281; Penstocks for Portsmouth Dockyard, 479* ; Crane with Toplis Lufflng-Gear, 874*
  • Stoves, Cowper, Erection of, 60, 81
  • — Timber-Drying, Moist-Air, 195*
  • 8train-Meter, Foster, and its Applications, 484,
  • 489*
  • — Internal, in Cold-Wrought Metals,'674 8treet Accidents, London, Statistics of, 88
  • — Railways. See Tramways
  • — Subsidences in Paris, 840*, 878*
  • — Traffic in London, 87, 126
  • — See also Road*
  • Strength of Materials. See Materials and Tests (Materials)
  • Stress, Alternating. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Measurement, Foster Strain-Meter for, 481,
  • 489*
  • — Optical Determination of. See Optical
  • — Strain Diagrams, Copper-Alloys, 400*. See 412
  • Stresses in Aeroplanes, 720, 788*, 814
  • — in Battleships during Launohing, 484, 489*
  • — in Crank-Pins and Crank-Shafts, 235*
  • — in Frames of Diesel Engines, 677*
  • — in Ships’ Steering-Gear, 434, 489
  • — in Ships Due to Wave Action, 394, 620
  • — in Steam-Pipes, 484, 856*
  • — in Structures Due to Rolling Loads, 292*, 305*
  • Strikes. See Labour; Iiulustrial Notes. Strohmenger-Slaughter Process of Electric Welding, 299, 301
  • Stromeyer, C. E.: on Strength of Stayed Surfaces, 190; on the Nature of Fatigue Stresses, 743; on the Elasticity and Endurance of Steam-Pipes, 484, 856*
  • Structural Design, Stresses due to Rolling Loads, 292*, 305*
  • — Engineering (Review), 512
  • — Steelwork, Architects' and Engineers’ Designs,
  • 603. See also Steelwork
  • Structure, Atomic, of Crystals, Models Illustrating, 676. See also Atoms
  • — Atomic: Spectroscopic Investigations, 496;
  • Investigation by X Rays, 814
  • — of Ferro-Concrete. See Ferro-Concrete
  • — Optical Determination of Stresses in, 566 Struts, Air Resistance of, 139*, 719*. See 181
  • — See also Columns
  • Studs, Lathe Attachment for Making, 10* Submarine 8hip-Cleaning Apparatus, 429
  • — and Submersible Boats. See Warships Subsidences of Paris Streets, 840*, 878*
  • Subsidies, Shipbuilding in Italy, 654
  • — War Office, for Motor-Lorries. 709, 715 Suburban Railways, London Traffic and Improvements, 87. See also Underground
  • Subway, Eleotric, Buenos Ayres, Manganese Steel Crossing for, 594*
  • Suction Dredger. See Dredger
  • — Gas-Engine. See Engine, Gas
  • Sudbury, Canada, Nickel Industry of (Review), 8 “ Suecia," Motor-Ship, Explosion of Air-Receiver on, 503
  • Suez Canal, Tonnage Rules of, 53 Sugar-Oane Crushing-Mill, Gruson Works, 648* Sulphate of Ammonia, Production from Coke- Ovens, 645, 872
  • — of Ammonia, Production and Consumption
  • of, 645, 760, 872 Sulphides in Steel Ingots, 723*
  • Sulphite Pulp Manufacture, Recording Densimeter for Acid, 571*
  • Sulphur, Removal from Gas by Heat, 870* Sulphurous Fumes from Metallurgical Furnaces, Treatment of, 815 Su!zer-Type Diesel Engine, 15*
  • Sun, Causes of Magnetic Fields in, 291
  • — Eclipse of, Effect on Wireless Signals. 360
  • — Power Plant at Meadi, Egypt, 427, 495. See
  • 635, 569
  • — Spectroscopic Investigations of, 817*
  • — Utilisation of Energy from, 427, 495, 635, 569 Superheated Steam, Deposits Due to Priming,
  • 532
  • — Steam; Effect on Cast Iron, 231 ; Effect on
  • Bronxe, 405*. 412
  • — Steam Marine Engines, Lubrication of, 508
  • — Steam Marine Engines, Temperatures in Steam
  • Chests, 508
  • — Steam, Mean Effective Pressures with, in
  • Locomotives, 493
  • — Steam, Use in Locomotives, 81, 493
  • — Steam, Use in Marine Turbines, 483
  • — Steam, Use in Mercantile Steamers, 483, 607*
  • Superheater Locomotives, Capacity of, 493
  • Surface, Chemical Action on, 356
  • — Combustion and its Applications, 356*
  • — Combustion on Gold and Silver, 849
  • — Condensers. See Condensers
  • — Hardening, Steel, &c., with Oxy-Acetylene
  • Blow-Pipe, 212*
  • — Tension and the Crystallisation of Metals, 385,
  • 471
  • Surges, Pressure, Protection of Overhead Lines from, 133*
  • Survey, Ordnance, Accuracy of, 20. See 50, 128
  • Surveying, Graphical Solution of Plane Table Problem, 93*
  • — Instruments at Royal Society Soiree, 674
  • Surveyor, Ship, Lloyd's Register, Appointment
  • of, 47
  • Sutherland’s Theory of Atomic Attractions, 323
  • Suyehiro. Dr. K., on the Effect of Anti-Rolling Tanks, 192; on a Torsion - Meter with Visible Scale, 485, 821*
  • Swaging-Machine for Rods and Wires, 526*
  • Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd.; Caissons for Portsmouth Dockyard, 343*
  • Swan, Sir Joseph, The late, 747*
  • Sweden, Electric Iron-Smelting in, 92, 498
  • — International Ferry to Finland and Russia, 58
  • — Iron-Mining in, 267, 270, 778
  • — Supply of Electric Power to Denmark, 294
  • — Water Power for Railways in, 633 Swedish Arc-Welding Process, 299
  • — Iron and Steel Industry, 269
  • — State Railways, Electrification of, 226
  • Swinton, A. A. Campbell, Presidential Address
  • to Wireless Society : on the History of Wireless Telegraphy, 124
  • Switohee and Crossings, Railway, of Manganese Steel, 94*, 594*
  • — Motor Starting, See Motors, Electric Switzerland, Unemployment Insurance in, 64
  • Symbols, Report of International Electrotechnical
  • Commission on, 225, 296 Syndicate. See Kartel Systems, Shop. See Works Management
  • Taji, Lieut. Y., on Riveted Joints in Mild and Special Steels, 192
  • Talbot Process, Witkowitz Iron Works, Working Results, 660, 682*
  • Tandem Screw Propellers, Efficiency of, 462, 462 Tanks, Anti-Rolling. 8ee Ships, Rolling of
  • — Experimental, National Physical Laboratory :
  • Experiments on Resistance of Mercantile Ship Forms, 463, 465*; Work of, 468
  • — Experimental. Sea also Ship Resistance
  • Tanka, Experiments on Tandem and Combination Propellers, 452, 402
  • — Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • Tape Loom. Farnworth and Jackson’s, 446**
  • Tar Extraction from Producer-Gas by Glass-Wool Filters, 54
  • — Macadam Roads, Tests of, 22, 882
  • — Production from Coke-Ovens, 646
  • Tata Power Plant, Testing and Drilling Pipes for, 600*
  • Taylor, D. W., Experiments on Ship Resistance, 66*
  • Taylor System of Works Management and the Education of the Artisan, 181. See 58, 76 Technical College and Education. See Education
  • — Elasticity (Review), 211
  • — Research, Value of, 187
  • — Societies, Manchester, Meeting-Room and
  • Library for, 634
  • — Societies, Provincial, Uses of, 160, 256, 369.
  • See 296, 634
  • — Sooieties. See Institutions and PARAORAPH INDKX
  • Teddington Laboratory. See National Physical Teeth, Gear. See Gear
  • Telefunken System, German Wireless Stations, 126
  • Telescopes, Airy’s Experiment on Aberration, 26S Telegraphs, Engine-Room, S.S. “ Britannic,” 281 Telegraphy, Wireless, Effect of Solar Eclipse, 360
  • — Wireless, German Stations, 126
  • — Wireless, History of, 124
  • — Wireless, Installation on S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 732*
  • — Wireless, in Japan, 261
  • — Wireless, Proposed Imperial Stations, 6C6
  • — Wireless, Recording Apparatus for Signals, 124
  • — Wireless Relays for Use in, 124
  • — Wireless, and Safety of Life at Sea, 156
  • — Wireless, Tests of Detectors, 268
  • — Wireless, Time-Signals from Eiffel Tower, 125
  • — See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX Telemotor for Steering-Gear, S.S. “Aquitania,”
  • 742*
  • Telephone Cables. See Cables under Electric
  • — See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Circuits on Power-Transmission Lines, 98*,
  • 134*
  • — Siemens’ Automatic System, 285 Telephony, Long - Distance, Improvements in,
  • 475*
  • — Wireless, Vanni’s Microphone for, 476* Temperatures in Diesel-Engine Cylinders, 481,
  • 602*, 542
  • — Distribution along Condenser-Tubes, 37*
  • — Measurement. See Pyrometers; Thermo
  • meter
  • — in Steam-Chests, Superheated-Steam Marine
  • Engines, 508
  • — of the Upper Atmosphere, 634
  • Tender, Steam-Driven, Articulated Locomotive for Erie Railroad, 667*
  • Tensile Strength of Liquids, 354
  • — Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Terrestrial Magnetism. See Magnetism

Tests (Materials):

  • Alternating Stress, Formula for Strength under, 866. See 484
  • — Stress Tests, Oopper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 402. See 412
  • — Stress Tests of Keys and Keyways, 882
  • — Stress Tests of Tungsten Steels, 434 Stresses, Nature of, 743
  • — Stresses and Steam-Pipe Failures. 434, 856*
  • Aluminium - Copper Alloy, Effect of Re melting on Strength, 471
  • — Electric Conductors, Tests for. 98 Bridge-Testing, Work of the Materialprllfungsamt, 91
  • Bronzes, High-Temperature Tensile Tests of 405*, 412
  • Condenser-Tubes, Admiralty Specification! and Tests for, 398
  • Elasticity, the Technics of (Review), 211 Extensometer. See Extensometer Forging Tests of Copper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 399
  • Hardness Tests of Copper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 399, 400*, 402
  • — Testa of Muntz Metal, Effect of Heat Treatment, 789
  • Tests, Steel, Effect of Quenching Tern perature, 823*, 856*. See 662 Hydraulic Tests of Steel Pipes, Tata Powe Plant, 600*
  • Impact Testing-Machine at National Phvsi cal Laboratory, 881 J
  • Keys and ^Keyways, Alternating Stress Testi
  • Magnetic Tests. See Magnetic Manganese Steel, Magnetic and Mechanics Properties of, 601, 766* Materialpriifungsamt, Work of, 91 Petr°303*Ura' Elecfcrica,1y Welded, Tests of
  • Rolling Tests, Copper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 399, 400
  • Stress Determination, Optical. See Optica Strain Diagrams, Copper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 400". See 412
  • Stresses in Materials and Structures. Set Stress
  • Tensile Tests, Copper-Aluminium-Nicke Alloys, 400*. See 412
  • — Tests ol Detective Boiler-Plates, 661
  • — Tests ot Muntz Metal, Effect ot Heal
  • Treatment, 789*
  • — Testa ot Nickel Steels, 469*, 470. See 40t
  • — Tests of Tungsten Steels, 484 TestingMachine, Hydraulic, for Steel Pipes,
  • — Machine, Impact, at National Physical
  • Laboratory, 881 ^
  • — Machine for Roads at National Physical
  • Laboratory, 882 J
  • Welded- Steel Sheets, Tensile Tests and Analyses of, 80S. See 298
  • — Tubes, Bending Tests for. 298
  • Copper-Aluminium.
  • Tests of Acetylene-Welded Air-Receivers, 302 See 298
  • — Aeronautical. See Aeronautics
  • — of Block Ammonia Condenser, 27
  • — for Chemical Fire-Extinguishers, 178, 229
  • — of Detectors. Wireless Telegraphy, 268
  • — Fire. See Fire
  • — of Gas-Engines in London Factories, 108*.
  • 129*. See Erratum, 163
  • — of Uigh-Lift Centrifugal Pumps, 270
  • — Magnetic. See Magnetic
  • — of Nurnberg Gas-Engine and Mond Gas Plant,
  • 883
  • — of Pneumatic Tools, 167*, 168*
  • — of Road-Construction Systems in Scotland, 22
  • — of Road Surfaces at National Physical Laboratory, 882
  • Testing Arrangements for Aeroplane-Engines at Royal Air-Craft Factory, 626*
  • — Equipment for Railway - Track Weighing-
  • Machines, 261*
  • — Gas, Calorific Power as Standard in, 871
  • — Laboratories. See Materialpru/ungsamt ;
  • National Physical
  • — Machines. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Stone-Breaker at Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Vibration Galvanometers, Null Method of,
  • 773
  • — See Tests (Materials) ; Trials ; National
  • Physical Laboratory
  • Textile Machinery, Ball-Bearings for Looms, 446*
  • — Machinery, Doffing Mechanisms for Ring
  • Spinning-Frames, 446
  • — Machinery Exhibition, Manchester, 444*
  • — Machinery, Farnworth and Jackson Tape-
  • Loom, 446*
  • — Machinery ; Machine for Joining Warp
  • Threads, 445
  • — Machinery ; “ Onyx ” Cotton - Opening
  • Machine, 21
  • — Machinery ; Pirn Winding-Machines, 444
  • — Machinery ; Trade and Improvements in
  • 1913 21
  • — Mills, Fencing of Power-Transmission Acces
  • sories in, 259
  • — Mills, Indian, Geared Turbine for, 208*
  • — Mills ; Replacing Rope-Drives by Steel Belts,
  • 291*
  • Thames, Demolition of Southwark Bridge over, 313*
  • — Looped Tunnel under, at Charing Cro98, 110* Thearle, Dr. S. J. P., on the Classification of
  • Merchant Shipping, 121 Theory and Praotice in Engineering, 877 Thermal Efficiency of Diesel Engines, 482, 507
  • — and Electrical Conductivities of Metals and
  • Alloys, 426
  • — Phenomena in Carbonisation, 849, 871
  • — Power as a Standard for Gas, 871
  • — Treatment. See Heat Treatment under
  • Metallurgy
  • Thermionic Currents from Hot Bodies, 290 Thermit Welding Process, 298 Thermo-Couple. See Pyrometer Thermodynamics, Windhausen Cycle for Refrigerating Machines, 169. See 228 Thermo-Galvanometer, Jordan’s, 669
  • — Tank System, Heating and Ventilation, S.S.
  • “ Aquitania,” 736*
  • Thom Lamont Feed-Pumps, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 701*
  • Thomas Electric Gas-Meter, 848 Thomp8on, Prof. S. P., on Faraday and the Foundations of Electrical Engineering. 846 ThoniBon-Houston System of Electric Welding, 301. See 297, 299
  • Thomson, Sir J. J., on Recent Discoveries in Physical Science, 323*. 354*, 390*, 426*, 443*, 496 ; Researches on Positive Rays, 494 Thorium Active Deposit, Volatility of, 773* Thornycroft, J. I., and Co., Ltd. : Motor-Boat with Paraffin Engine, 318*; 7J-H. P. and 150-H.P. Marine Oil-Engines, 348* ; Motor- Boats for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 670, 732 Threads, Screw. See Screw Threads Three-Phase Motor. See Motor, Electric
  • — Point Problem, Plane Table, Graphical Solu
  • tion of, 93*
  • — Speed Gear, Epicyclic. for Motor-Cars, 806* Throttle-Valve. See Valre Thrust-Bearing. See Bearing
  • — Exerted by Growing Crystals, 478
  • — and Wake Deduction, Screw-Propellers, 462,
  • 462
  • Thurston, Dr. A. P., on the Air Resistance of Bars, Struts, and Wires, 139*. See 181; on Measure of Wind Velocity, 642 Thyesen and Co.; Steel Pipes for Tata Power Plant, 600*
  • Tierney Pneumatic Hammers, 164*
  • Tile Manufacture, Recent Developments in, 669 Tilmanstone Colliery, Electric Shaft Sinking Pumps for, 260
  • Tilting Furnaces, Witkowitz Steel Works, Working of, 660, 682*
  • Timber, Decay of. See Westminster Hall
  • — Drying Plant, Moist Air, 196*
  • — Fire-Proofing, Oxylene Process, 760
  • — Mine, Impregnation of, 602
  • — Quay, Hull Docks, 862*
  • — Roof, Westminster Hall, Repairs to, 867* Timbering, Trench, Portsmouth Dockyard Works.
  • 239*, 240*
  • Timbrell and Wright. Machine Tool and Engineering Co., Ltd. ; Screw-Cutting Lathe 246*
  • Time Signals, Wireless, from Eiffel Tower. 126
  • Timing Diagram, Sulzer-Type Diesel Engine, 16* Timmis Springing System for Locomotive Bogies, 488*
  • Tin Alloys. See Metallurgy
  • — Cans, Machinery for Making, 427
  • — Crystal Twinning in, 886*
  • — Plate Industry, Employment and Trade in
  • 1913. 136
  • — and Tin-Plate Prices. See Metal-Price Diagrams
  • Titan Crane. See Crane
  • *^aPane8e Shallow-Draught Gunboat,
  • “Tone,” Japanese Cruiser, 432*
  • Tonnage Rules, Suez and Panama Canals, Comparisons of, 58
  • Tookey, W. A., on Commercial Tests of Internal- Combustion Engines, 108*, 129*. See Erratum, 153
  • Tools, Improved Handle for, 45*
  • — Pneumatic. See under Machine-Tools
  • — Steel. 8ee Steel
  • — Machine. See Machine-Tools
  • “ Toplis” Luffing-Qear for Cranes, 874*
  • Torino Manufacturing Co.; Ball-Hearings for Looms, 446*
  • Torpedo-Boats and Destroyers. See Warships
  • — Gardner's Gyroscope for, 229*
  • — Protection of Battleships against, 449*, 461
  • — Range and Speed of, 449*, 400 Torsion-Meter, Optical, with Visible Scale, 486,
  • 821*
  • Torsional Oscillations, Petrol-Engine Shafts, Clutch for Damping, 78*
  • Tourmaline Crystal, Electrification in Liquid Air, 324
  • Tower Bridge, Wind-Pressure Experiments, 881
  • — Cranes, Travelling for Portsmouth Dockyard,
  • 614*
  • — Steel, for Power-Transmission Line, 90, 97,
  • 148*
  • Track Weighing-Machines, Railway, Testing Equipment for, 251*
  • Trackless Trolley. See llaillcss
  • Trade, British, with China, Development of, 353
  • — Disputes. See Labour; industrial Notes
  • — Dominions Royal Commission on, 289
  • — Foreign, of Japan in 1913, 500
  • — Statistics, German. See German
  • — Statistics of Malay States, 202
  • — Textile Machinery, in 1913, 21
  • — Unions. See Labour; Industrial Notes Traffic, Metropolitan, Report on, 87, 125 Trains, Headway Recorders for, 49*
  • — Lighting, Gas and Electric Systems, 25
  • — Unloader, Lidgerwood, Construction of,
  • Panama Canal, 42*
  • — See also Railway
  • Training. See Education ; Apprenticeship Tramways, Electric, Comparisons with Railless Electric Traction, 428
  • — L.C.C., Financial Statistics, 642
  • — Rails, Corrugation of, 288
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDBX Transformer, Hydraulic. See Fottinger Transition Curves, Use of the Lemniscate, 793 Transmission Dynamometer. See Dynamometer
  • and Torsion-Meter
  • — Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — of Power. See Power Transmission Transmitter, Hydraulic. See Fottinger Transport in Canada and Montreal Harbour, 671
  • — Military, War Office Subsidies for Motor
  • Lorries, 709, 715
  • — Ocean, Cost of, Effect of Ships’ Dimensions
  • on, 289
  • — Passenger, in London, 87, 125
  • — Railway, Castings for S.S. “ Britannic,” 274* Trap, Steam, Geipel Float Type, 267*
  • Travelling Crane. See Crane
  • — Loads on Railway Bridges, 292*, 305*
  • — Stage, Steel-Work Erection, 309' Trench-Digging Machines for Land Drainage, 708
  • — Excavation, Catskill Aqueduct, 585
  • — and Trench Timbering, Portsmouth Dockyard
  • Works, 239*, 240*
  • Trestle, Travelling, Steel-Work Erection, 309* Trewent, Francis James, The late, 715 Trials of Agricultural Machinery in Belgium, 201
  • — of Allan Liner “ Calgarian,” 390
  • — of Armour Plates for Spanish Battleship, 388*
  • — of Block Ammonia Condenser, 27
  • — of Boilers Heated by Surface Combustion, 357
  • — Boiler, with Prat Induced Draught, 556
  • — of Combined Turbine and Reciprocating
  • Engines, Indian Jute Mills, 210*
  • — of Diesel Engine using Optical Indicator, 481
  • — of Fuel Oils for Diesel Engines, 502
  • — of Gas-Engines in London Factories, 108*,
  • 129*. See Erratum, 153
  • — of High-Lift Centrifugal Pumps, 270
  • — of Motor Fire-Engines, 504, 004
  • — of Nurnberg Gas-Engine and Mond-Gas Plant,
  • of Pumping-Engines, Lincoln Water Works 770
  • of S.S. “ Aquitania,” 678*. See also if Aqui tan in ”
  • — of Sun-Power Plant, 495. See 427, 535, 569 War Office, of Aeroplane Engines, Testiiij
  • Arrangements, 625*. See also Lorries
  • — See also Tests and Testing Triangular-Notch Weirs, Water-Flow Recordei
  • 284*
  • Triple-Expansion Engines. See Ktuiines, Steam Trolley Cars, Trackless. See Railless Trotter, A. P., on Photometric Units and Nomen clature, 747 Truck. See Bogie Trusses. See Bridges; Roofs Trusts. See /Cartels
  • " Tsukuba,” Japanese Battle-Cruiser, 431* Tubes, Boiler, Prevention of Corrosion, Cowper Coles Process, 828*
  • — Condenser, Admiralty Specifications and
  • Tests for, 398
  • Condenser, Corrosion of, in the Navy, 397
  • — Condenser, Friction of Water in, 39*
  • ~ Condenser, Temperature Distribution along,
  • __ Critical \ elocity of Hot Water in. See Ileat
  • iraruimssion in Surface. Condensers
  • Fluid Friction in, 881
  • Gaseous Explosions in, Pressure-Recorder for,
  • 569
  • Making, Experimental Press for, Gruson
  • Works, 548
  • Mills, Manufacture at Gruson Works, 648*
  • — Railways. See Underground; Railways
  • __ Steel, Corrosion in Artesian Wells, 90
  • — Superheater, Deposits Due to Priming, 532
  • Welded, Bending Tests for, 293
  • — Wrench, Benedict Chain, 670*. See Erratum, 611
  • Tubes. See also Pipes
  • Tuff with Aerial Propeller, 630, 636
  • — Steam, Erosion of Oaual Bottoms by Pro-
  • pellera, 366. 8ee 465
  • — Steam, for Mauritius, 163 Tungsten-Chromium Steel, Elfeet of Hardening
  • Temperature on Cutting Properties. 436*. See 409
  • — Filament Lamps, Recent Improvements in,
  • 290
  • — Steel, Chemical and Mechanical Relations of
  • Iron, Tungsten, and Carbon in, 403, 433* Tunnel, Channel, History of, 707
  • — Ferro-Concrete, for Conveyors, Hull Docks,
  • 862*
  • — Looped, under Thames, at Charing Cross, 110*
  • — Metropolitan Railway, Wear of Rails in, 288
  • — Shield, Dairymple-Hay Hooded Type, 110* Tunnelling, Paris Metropolitan Railway, Street
  • Subsidences, 840*, 878*
  • — Work, Catskill Aqueduct, 407*, 687*, 701*.
  • 831*
  • Turbine Casings, Radial Drill for, 212*
  • — Casings, Cast-Iron. Action of Superheated Steam on, 231
  • — Casings, Turning and Boring Mill for, 360“
  • — Driven Propellers, Erosion of, 635
  • — Geared, Exhaust Steam for Indian Textile
  • Mills, 208'
  • — Hydraulic, Measurement of Water by Chemical Means, 679, 743*, 773
  • — using Mercury Vapour, 498
  • — Hydraulic. See also Futtinger Transformer;
  • Power Plants
  • — Pumps. See Pumps, Centrifugal
  • — Steam, Brown-Boveri Surface Condenser for,
  • 763*
  • — Steam, Design of, 280. See 249
  • — Steam, Exhaust, Power Production in Collieries, 611
  • — Steam, Fuel Cost and Breakdowns of, 156.
  • See 228
  • — Steam, Marine, Constructed in 1913, 28
  • — Steam, Marine, Exhaust, for S.S. “ Britannic,” 278*
  • — Steam, Marine, Futtinger Transformers for.
  • See Futtinger
  • — Steam, Marine, Geared. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Steam, Marine, Parsons, Progress of, 499. See
  • Erratum, 623
  • — Steam, Marine, for Spanish Torpedo-Boat,
  • 590*
  • — Steam, Marine, of S.S. “Aquitania,” 619*,
  • 623*. See 678*; of S.S. “ Imperator,” 797*
  • — Steam, Marine, for Submarine-Boats, 814
  • — Steam, Marine, Use of Superheated Steam in,
  • 483
  • — Steam, Marine, for Warship Propulsion, 449
  • — Steam, and Reciprocating Engines for Marine
  • Propulsion, Progress of, 499
  • — Steam, and Reciprocating Engines. See also
  • “ Britannic"
  • — Steam, Steam Friction of Wheels (Erratum),
  • 883
  • — Steam, Windage Formula) for, 362. See 883
  • — Steam. See also Turbo-Generators
  • — Steamers. See Steamers and Warships Turbo-Generators, Air-Filters for, 367
  • — Generators, Design of, 231
  • — Generators, Westinghouse, for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 737*
  • Turbulent Motion in the Atmosphere, 68
  • Turkey, Asiatic, Railways of, 878
  • Turner, Frederick, The late, 12
  • Turning and Boring-Mills. See Machine-Tools
  • — See Machine-Tools
  • Turntable, Sector Type, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 311*
  • Turquand, F. J., on Miners’ Electric Lamps, 223
  • Turrets, Armoured, Chilled Iron, 547
  • — Lathes. See Lathes under Machine-Tools Twinning of Crystals and the Hardening of
  • Metals, 662, 885*
  • Tyndall Effect in Solutions, 22
  • Tyndall Lectures, Royal Institution, on Chemical and Bio - Chemical Laws, by Prof. S. Arrhenius, 780
  • Type-Casting and Setting Machines at Printing Exhibition, 716
  • — Metal, Gas-Fired Furnace for, 536*
  • — Reading Optophone for the Blind, 847
  • UMBRELLA Roofs, Island Platforms, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 175*
  • “ Umiknze,” Japanese Destroyer, 432*
  • Undercooled Liquids and Metals, Crystallisaiion of, 471
  • Underfeed Stoker, Crawford, for Locomotives, 558*, 563
  • Underground Railways, London, Master-Clocks and Headway Recorders for, 48'
  • — Railways, London, Passenger Interchange
  • Station and Looped Tunnel at Charing Cross, 110*
  • — Railways, London, Statistics of, 322
  • — Railways, London, Traffic and Improvements,
  • 87
  • — Railway. See also Tunnels; Bail ways Unemployment Insurance. See Insurance under
  • Labour
  • ‘ Uniffux” Condensers, S.S. “ Aquitania," C93*
  • — Feed Heaters, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 694“
  • Union Jute Mills, Calcutta, Geared Exhaust- Steam Turbine for, 208*
  • — Trades. See Labour ; Industrial Botes
  • — See also Bartels
  • United Kingdom. See also British
  • — Kingdom, Railways of. See Railways
  • — States and British Railways, Methods of
  • Handling Luggage, 181
  • — States, Bureau of Mints : Report on Diminution of Oil Supply, 56’ ; Motor-Car for Mine Rescue Work, 361'
  • — States Bureau of Standards : Testing Equipment for Railway - Track Weighing-Machines, 251*; Experiments on Melting- Points of Refraotory Oxides, 782
  • — States Collieries, Prevention of Explosions in, 672
  • United States Motor-Cars, Design of, 123
  • — States ; New York Water Supply from Catakill Mountains, 71, 337*, 407*. 685*. 701, 705*. 831*. See 201*
  • — States, Notes from, 12, 50, 84, 118, 149, 218. 280, 360, 421, 454, 488, 622, 670, 634. 700*. 743, 773, 812, 873
  • — States Patent Law and the Panama Pacific Exhibition, 290
  • — States Railways; Comparisons with Australian Railways, 845
  • — States Railways, Mechanical Stokers on, 658*, 663
  • — States Railways, Revenue and Expenditure of, 815
  • — States, Stony River Dam, Failure of, 226
  • — States, Studies of Snow in, 33
  • — States. See also America
  • Units, Photometric, and Nomenclature, 747 University of Bristol, Apparatus for Studying Water Jets, 596*
  • — of Manchester, Lectures on Turbine Design, by G. Stoney, 230. See 249
  • — See also Education
  • Unloader, Lidgerwood, tor Spoil-Trains, Panama Canal, 42*
  • V MATCHES, Water-Flow' Recorder for, 284* Vacuum Breaking Valve for Jet Condensers, 84*
  • — Flask, Development of the, 189
  • — Pump, Gaede Molecular, Efficiency of, 190
  • — Tubes, Production of Neon and Helium from
  • Hydrogen in, 258
  • — Tube, Rbntgen Ray, Coolidge’s Improved, 900
  • — Tubes, Gas Analysis by Positive Rays in, 491
  • — Tubes, Silica and Glass, Sealing Wires into,
  • with Lead, 300. See 076
  • Valency, Chemical, and Electric Charges on Atoms, 39U*
  • Valparaiso, Floating Sheers for Block-Setting at,
  • Valve, Air-Pump, Failures of, 233*
  • — Automatic Cut-Out, for Air-Compressor, 64*
  • — Ball, Scott’s Air-Compressor with, 252*
  • — Exhaust Steam, for S.S. “ Britannic,” 279*
  • — Fuel-Injection, Diesel Engines, 605*, 570*, 615
  • — Gate, Catskill Aqueduct, 832*
  • — Hydraulic, Back-Pressure, for Oxy-Acetylene
  • Blow-Pipes, 705*
  • — Piston, Double-Ported, for Locomotives, 197*
  • — Piston, Engines of S.S. “ Britannic,” 278*
  • — Sleeve, Knight-Daimler Petrol Engine, 78* ;
  • Argyll Aeroplane Engine, 420*
  • — Slide, Balanced Double - Ported, for Loco-
  • motives, 198*
  • — Sluice, and Operating Gear for Locks, Ports-
  • mouth Dockyard, 410*, 479*
  • — Steam-Engine, Measuring Leakage of, 268*
  • — Steam and Manoeuvring, S.S. “ Aquitania,”
  • 665*. See 622*
  • — Throttle, Balanced (Lancaster and Tonge, Ltd.), 838*
  • — Timing Diagram, Sulzer-Type Diesel Engine,
  • — Vacuum-Breaking, for Jtt-Condensers, S4*
  • — and Valve - Gear, Austro-Daimler Aeroplane Engine, 609*. See 345*
  • — and Valve-Gear for Broom and Wade Air-Compressor, 64*
  • — and Valve-Gear for Diesel Engines, 182*, 379*, 505*, 576*. 616*. See 228
  • — and Valve-Gears, Mill Engine, Failures of, 232 Vanadium, Effect on Brass, 411
  • Vanni’s Microphone for Wireless Telephony, 476* Vapour Molecules, Radiation Excited by Light, 325*
  • Variable-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • “ Vaterland,” Hamburg-Amerika Liner, 712*
  • Vaughan and Son, Ltd.; Compressed-Air Capstan
  • for Portsmouth Dockyard, 480*
  • Velocity, Rolling, of Ships, Instrument for
  • Measuring, 521
  • — Wind, Measurement of, 627*, 642
  • — Wind, Short’s Pitot-Tube Indicator for, 627*
  • Ventilating Arrangements : S.S. “ Britannic,"
  • 277 ; S.S “ Aquitania,” 699*, 736*
  • — Effects of Gas Fires, 849
  • — Fans, Keith - Blackman Open-Type, S.S.
  • “Aqui'ania,” 701*
  • Ventilation of Buildings, Experimental Investigation, 849
  • — of Buildings, Instrument for Measuring Rate
  • of Cooling, 075
  • — and Heating, Thermo-Tank System, S.S.
  • “ Aquitania," 736*
  • — of Machinery Spaces, S.S. “ Aquitania,” 699*
  • Venturi Meter! Petrol-Flow, Aeropdane-Engine Trials, 62711
  • Vibration Galvanometers, Null Method of Testing, 773 ^ .
  • — Galvanometers of Low’ Effective Resistance,
  • 300
  • — of Ships, Frequency Analyser, 193*
  • — Torsional, Petrol Engine-Shafts, Clutch for
  • Damping, 78*
  • Vickers, Ltd. : Submarines for Australian Navy, 160* ; Surface Hardening by Oxy-Acetylene Blow-Pipe, 212* ; Aeroplane with Gun, 382* Viscosity, Effect on Fluid Motion, 443
  • — cf Water, Its Effect on Heat Transmission. See
  • Heat Transmission in Surface Condt users “ Vislok ” Lock-Nut, 760*
  • Volatility of Thorium Active Deposit, 773* Volume Changes during Solidification of Metals, 472
  • Volumes of Air Saturated with Water Vapour,
  • Volumetric Etliciency of Gas-Engines, 130* Vulcan-Werke, S.S. “ Imperator," 797*
  • WAGES. See Labour
  • Wagons, Motor. See Motor-Wagons
  • — Railway, Idle Time of, 699
  • — Railway, for Testing Track Weighing- Machines, 251*
  • Wahl, Dr. W., oil Matter at High Pressures and Low Temperatures, 638
  • Wake and Tbrunt Deduction of Screw-Propellers, 462, *02
  • Hall, A. T., on the Stability of Ships and the Use of Water Ballast, 619 Wall, River Training, Brushwood Mattress Foundations, 441*
  • — Sea. Action of Waves on, 176*. See 296 War Office Aeroplane with Automatic Stability. 714. See 782
  • — Office and Military Aviation, 269
  • — Office Subsidies for Motor Lorries, 709, 716 Office Trials, Aeroplane Engines, Testing Arrangements, 626*
  • Warehouses, Ferro-Concrete, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Warfare, Naval See Warthips Warp Threads, Machine for Joining, 446 Warping Gear for S.S. “ Aquitania," 742*

Warships:

  • Admiralty Harbour Works and Dockyard at Gibraltar, 226
  • — Harbour Works at Portsmouth. See Portsmouth
  • — Specifications and TeBts for Condenser-Tubes. 398
  • — Tests of Bronze at High Temperatures, 405*. 412
  • Armour, Penetration of Modern Guns, 447*.
  • See 461
  • — Plates for Spanish Battleship, Trials of. 388*
  • — Protection of Battleships, 447*, 450, 461,
  • 460
  • Australian Navy, Submarines for, 160* Aviation, Naval. See Aeronautics Battleships, Anal} sis of Displacement, 446*. 450, 460
  • — Design of, 394, 446*, 460
  • — " Monarch " in Floating Dock, 598
  • — Rudders, Resistance of, 446*, 451*, 461
  • — Stresses During Launching, 484, 489*
  • — Time Required for Construction, 205 Canadian Customs Cruiser ‘ Margaret,” 126 Dockyard, Portsmouth, New Works at. See Portsmouth
  • French Battleships, “ Danton " Class, Cost of, 226, 261
  • — Navy, Promotion of Officers in, 21 Gun-Boats, Recent Japanese, 432*
  • Japanese Naval Progress, 191, 480*
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • — Battles, Range in, 448
  • — Powers, Fleets of the, 327
  • — Warfare, Submarine-Boats in, 813 Navy, Airships for, 325. See 376
  • — Battleships of, 1914-15 Programme, 534
  • — and Colonial Defence, 389. See 374
  • — Corrosion of Condenser Tubes in, 397
  • — Development of, 394
  • — Estimates, 1914-16, 374, 3S9. See 634
  • — Estimates, 1913-14, Supplementary, o25
  • — 16-In. Guns for, 890
  • — Gunnery in Torpedo-Craft. 534
  • — Harbour Works and Dockyard at Gibraltar, 226
  • — Oil-Fuel for, 325
  • — Specifications and Tests for Cndenser-Tubes, 398
  • — Training of Naval Cadets, 641
  • — Use of Non-Ferrous Metals in, 347. See 384
  • Norway, Coast-Defence Ships for, 818. See Erratum, 842
  • Spanish Battleship “ Jaime I.,” Trials of
  • Armour Plates for, 8fc8*
  • — Navy, Torpedo-Boat for, 690*
  • Submarines for Australian Navy, 160*
  • — Boats in Naval Warfare, 813*
  • — Boats, Turbine Machinery for, 614
  • Torpedo-Boat for Spanish Navy, 590*
  • Torpedoes, Gardner's Gyroscope for, 229*
  • — Protection of Battleships against, 449*,
  • 461
  • — Range and Speed of, <49*, 460
  • Warships Built in 1913, 2b*. 149
  • — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics,
  • 46, 532
  • — Construction, Use of High-Tensile and
  • Nickel Steels in, 191*
  • — Fitted with Parsons Turbines, 499. See
  • Erratum, 623
  • — See also Xaral in PANAORAI’II IM>KX
  • Washing Coal, Machinery for, 530. See 837
  • — Machines for Laundry Work, 804*
  • Waste Heat, Power Production from, lc6
  • — Heat, Utilisation in Iron and Steel Works,
  • 644. See 773
  • Water Ballast and the Stability of Ships, 519
  • — Consumption of Engines. See Steam Consumption ; Trials
  • — Consumption of Hydraulic Turbines, Measurement by Chemical Means, 679, 743*, 773
  • — Cooled Bearings and Rolls for Cold Rolling-
  • Mills, 7' 9
  • — Cooling, Required for Surface Condensers,
  • 38*
  • — Depth, Effect of Res'stance on Ships, 67*
  • — Divider, Ailken, for Measuring Feed-Water,
  • 774*
  • — Effects on Yield of Oil-Wells, 57*
  • — Engineers, Institution of; F. J. Dixon on the
  • Treatment of Plumbo-Solvent Water, 55
  • — Evaporating and Dietilling Plant for S.S.
  • “ Aquitania,” 696*
  • — Falls. Sec Power Plants, Hydro-Electric
  • — Filters. See Filters
  • — Friction. See Friction ; Hydrodynamics ;
  • Ship Resistance
  • — Heaters, Royle’s Calorifiets, for S.S. “Aquitania,” 787*
  • — Heaters. See also Feed-Water Heaters
  • — Hot, Critical Velocity of. See Heat Trans-
  • mission in Surface Condensers
  • — Jets, Apparatus for Studying Impact of, 696*
  • — Level Indicators for Locks, Panama Canal,
  • 242*
  • — Main, Flexible Joint for, 261*
  • — Meter, Flow-Recorder for V Notches, 284*
  • — Meter, Leinert, with Aitken Water-Divider,
  • 774*
  • — Model of Musical Arc. 268
  • — PI umbo Solvent, Treatmrnt of, 55
  • Water Power, Utilisation of, in Highlands, 159. dee 17
  • — Power. See Hydraulic; Power Plant; Tur
  • bine, Hydraulic
  • — Softener, Royles’, for Flour-Mills, 63*
  • — Softening, Permucit Process, Working Results
  • with. 565. See 632, 670, 706
  • — Supply of Ancient Rome (Review), 244
  • — Supply from Artesian Wells in Australia, 89
  • — Supply, New York, from Catskill Mountains,
  • 71, 337*, 407*, 6Si*, 701*, 765*, 831*. See 261*
  • — Supply. See also Irrigation
  • — Spray, Internal, Cooling Diesel Engines bv,
  • 614*
  • — Tanks. See Tanks
  • — Tensile Strength of, 355
  • — Tight Subdivision of Battleships, 449*, 451,
  • 461
  • — Tight Subdivisions: S S. " Britannic," 274* ;
  • S.S. “ Aquitania," 539*, 729*; S.S. “ Im- perator,” 797, 801
  • — Tight Subdivisions of Ships, 155. See 517,
  • 619, 779
  • — Tube Boiler. See Boiler
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic ; Power
  • Plant
  • — Vapour and Air, Volumes of, 39*
  • — Viscositv of, Effect on Heat Transmission.
  • See Heat Transmission in Surface Condensers
  • — Ways. See also Rivers; Canals; Navigation
  • — Wheels. See Turbines, Hydraulic; Power
  • Plant
  • — Works, Lincoln Trials of Pumping-Engines
  • for, 776
  • — Works. See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Watt Lecture on the Classification of Merchant Shipping, by Dr. S. J. P. Thearle, 121
  • — Relics, Collection at Birmingham, 256. 293 Wave Action on Breakwaters and Piers, 175*.
  • See 296
  • — Action, Stresses in Ships Due to, 394
  • — Electro-Magnetic. See Telegraphy, Wireless
  • — Fronts, Cusped, Graphic Treatment of, 716
  • — Motion, Apparatus for Demonstrating, 675
  • — Sea, Relation between Height and Depth of
  • Water, 178
  • Wax, Convection Currents and Cellular Structure in, 440*. See 385 Wayleaves for Power-Transmission Lines, 95 Wear of Rails on Metropolitan Railway, 283 Weather, Effect of Atmospheric Electrification on,157
  • — See also Meteorological
  • Weaving Machinery. See Textile Machinery Weighing-Machine for Guo Crane, 774*
  • — Machines, Printing Attachment f cr, 329*
  • — Machines, Railway-Tracs, Testing Equipment
  • for, 251’
  • — Machine for Wind Pressures on Aeroplane
  • Models, 674*
  • Weight of Battleships, Analysis of, 446‘, 450, 460
  • — of Large Diesel Engines, 617
  • — of Marine Boilers and Efficiency of Riveted Joints, 487*
  • — of Rolling-Stock, Electric Railways, 424. See 743
  • Weir, Ashokan Reservoir, New York Water Supply, 339*
  • Weir, Irrigation, Adjustable Notches for, 363*
  • — V Notch, Water-Flow Recorder for, 284*
  • Weir’s Air-Pumps for S.S. “Aquitania,” 693*, 694*
  • Weir's Feed-Heaters for S.S. “ Aquitania,” 694*
  • Weir’s Feed-Pumps, S.S. ‘ Aquitania,” 694*, 696*
  • Weir’s Uniflux Condensers, S.S. "Aquitania," 693*
  • Welbourn, B., on the Design of Overhead Power Transmission Lines, 95*, 132*
  • Welded Tubes, Bending Tests for, 298
  • Welding, Oxy-Acetylene and Electric, Methods and Applications, 297, 300*
  • Welding, Thermit Process of, 29S
  • Welds, Oxy-Acetylene, Analyses and Tests of, 303. See 293
  • Wellman Furnaces, Witkowitz Iron Works, Working Results, 660, 632*
  • Wells, Artesian, Corrosion of Linings, 90
  • — Artesian, Water Supoly in Australia, S9
  • — Oil, Drilling Apparatus for, 427
  • — Oil, Methods of Prolonging Yield, 66*
  • West, J., on Lime and Sulphate of Ammonia as Fertilisers, 872
  • Westinghouse, George, The late, 391*
  • Westinghouse Turbo-Generators for S.S. ‘‘Aquitania,” 737*
  • Westminster Hall, Repairs to Roof of, S87*
  • Westphalian Collieries, Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus in, 818
  • Weyman, C. T., on Racing Aeroplanes, 291
  • Wharves, Coaling, Hull Docks, 862*
  • Wheat, Cyclo-Pneumatic Separator for, 873*
  • Wheels, Oar, Casting in Metal Moulds, 62
  • — Gear. See (rear*; Gearing
  • — Hub, Motor-Car, Machining at Wolseley
  • Works, 117*
  • — Turbine, Steam Friction of, 362, 883
  • Whistle, Fire-Damp Indicator, 92
  • White Co.; Motor-Car for Mine Rescue Work, 361*
  • White Metal Alloys for Die-Casting. 144, 181
  • White and Poppe, Ltd.; Petrol-Engine and Centrifugal Pump, 4a*
  • White Star Liner "Britannic,” 273*
  • Whitehead, A., on Designing for Repetition Work. 262
  • Whiting, W. R. G., on the Foster Strain-Meter, 484. 489*
  • Whitworth Nuts, Reduction in Size of, 357* Whyte, S., on the Micro-Cnemistry of Corrosion, 413
  • Wick, Action of Waves on Cliffs at, 176*
  • — Harbour, Storm Damage to Pier, 176*
  • Wild, T. O., on Power Production, 156 Willcox, F. A., on the Windhausen Cycle for
  • Refrigerators, 159. See 228 Williams, Morgan Bransby, The late, 882 Willox, W., on Rail Steels for Electric Railways, 238
  • Wimperis, H. E., on Measuring the Velocity of Roll of Ships, 521
  • Winch, Hydraulic, for Lock-Gates, Hull Docks, 866*
  • Wind Direction and Rainfall, Relation between, 839
  • — Gusts, Aeroplanes in, 9, 5S, 755*, 787*
  • — Pressures on Aeroplane Models, Weighing-
  • Machine for, 674*
  • — Pressure Experiments on Tower Bridge, 881
  • Wind Resistance of Bars, Struts, and Wires, 139, 719. See 181*
  • — Screens, Snow Hill Station, Birmingham, 173*
  • — Velocity, Increase with Height, 249
  • — Velocity Indicator, Short’s Pitot Tube, 627*
  • — Velocity, Measurement of, 627*, 642
  • Windage of Turbine Wheels, Formulas for, 362. See 883
  • Windhausen Cycle for Refrigerating Machines, 169. See 228
  • Winding Engines, Balanced Throttle-Valve for, 838*
  • — Engines, Steam Consumption of, 129*, 611
  • — Machines for Weft Yarn, 444
  • Windlasses and Capstans: S.S. “Britannic,” 281; S.S. “ Aquitania,” 742*
  • Wing Bulkheads. See Water-Tight Subdivisions
  • — Aeroplane. See Aeronautics
  • Wires, Air Resistance of, 139*, 719*. See 181*
  • — Drawing Tests. Copper-Aluminium-Nickel
  • Alloys, 400
  • — Filament Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • — Ropeways, Lidgerwood, 340*, 442*
  • — Ropeways for Passenger Traffic, 327
  • — Sealing into Silica with Lead, 300. See 676
  • — Swaging Machine for, 626*
  • Wireless Society, Presidential Address by A. A. Campbell Swinton, on the History of Wireless Telegraphy, 124
  • — Telegraphy. See Telegraphy
  • — Telephony. See Telephony
  • Wishart, Engineer Rear-Admiral, The late, 716
  • Witkowitz Works, Comparisons of Talbot, Wellman and Fixed Furnaces at, 660, 682*
  • Wohler, Dr.-Ing. August, The late, 568
  • Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Co., Ltd. : Extension of Works, 116*; Machining Motor-Car Parts, 117*; Aeroplane Engines, 382*; Marine Engines, 383*
  • Wood for Collieries, Impregnation of, 602
  • — Fire- Proofing, Oxylene Process, 760
  • Wood. Prof. R. W., on Radiation of Gas and Vapour Molecules, 325*
  • Wood-Pulp Manufacture, Recording Densimeter for Acid, 671*
  • Wooden Poles for Power-Transmission Lines, Design of, 95, 97
  • Woodward’s Apparatus for Demonstrating Wave Motion, 675
  • Woolwich Arsenal, Crane Weighing-Machine for Guns at, 774*
  • Workman, Clark and Co., Ltd.; Caissons for Portsmouth Dockyard, 343*
  • Workmen’s Insurance. See Labour
  • — Compensation. See Labour
  • — German, Education of, 58, 76. See 181, 633
  • — See also Labour

Works:

  • Apprentice-Training Scheme at L. Loewe and Co.’8 Works, 76
  • Engineering Works, Value of Research, 187
  • Factory Administration and Accounts (Review), 763
  • Gas Works, Coke-Ovens and Ammonia- Recovery in, 872
  • — Works, Liverpool, 848
  • — Works Practice in Norway, 871
  • — Works, Refractory Materials for, Report on, 849. See also next volume
  • Iron and Steel Works, Cost of Electric Power in, 605. See 683
  • — and Steel Works, Use of Waste Heat in, 156
  • — and Steel Works, Utilisation of By-Products in, 644. See 773
  • — and Steel Works, Witkowitz; Comparisons of Talbot, Wellman and Fixed Furnaces at, 660, 682*
  • Krupp’s Gruson Works, 647*
  • Metallurgical Works, Treatment of Dust and Fumes from Furnaces, 664, 668*, 816
  • Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Portsmouth Dockyard, 206
  • Steel Pipe Factory in Japan, 83
  • Wolselev Motor-Car Works, Extension of, 116*
  • Yarrow’s Shipbuilding and Repairing Works at Esquimalt, 160
  • Works Management, Taylor System, and the Education of the Artisan, 181. See 68, 76 Workshop Methods and Machine Design, 262 Workshop Training. See Apprenticeship;
  • Education — See Works
  • World’s Shipbuilding, Lloyd’s Statistics of the, 148
  • Worm-Gears for Rolling-Mill Drives, 583, 611 Wrecks. See Accidents
  • Wrench, Pipe, Benedict Chain, 570. See Erratum, 611
  • Wright Lecture, Aeronautical Society, by Dr. R. T. Glazebrook, on the Development of the Aeroplane, 763*, 787*
  • Wroe, H. J., on Electricity in Mine-Sinking Operations, 260 Wrought Iron. See Iron Wylie Luffing-Gear for Cranes, 150* ; for Sheer- legs, 820*
  • X3, Production of, 494
  • X Rays. See Rontgen Rays
  • YARROW Boilers, S.S. “ Imperator,” 799
  • Yarrow’s Works at Esquimalt, 160
  • Year-Book of German Institution of Naval Architects (Review), 652
  • — Book, Japanese, 225
  • — Books. See also LITER ATITRB INDEX
  • Yield-Points, Copper-Aluminium-Nickel Alloys, 400*. See 412
  • Yokota, Dr. Y., on Ship Design, 193 ; on the Vibration of Ships, 193*
  • ZEEMAN Effect, Treatise on (Review), 171
  • Zeolites. Artificial, for Water-Softening. See Permutit
  • Zeppelin Airships, Causes of Accidents, 227
  • Zerener Process of Electric Welding, 301
  • Zinc Alloys. See Metallurgy — Prices. See Metal Price Diagrams
  • Zuyder Sea, Drainage of, 23


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