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1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index
1946 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index

Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1946 Jan-Jun: Index

GENERAL INDEX. (Illustrated Subjects are Marked with an Asterisk after the Number of the Page).

  • “ ABRASAW ” for Cutting Non-Metallic Materials, 20
  • Abstracting, Indexing and Bibliographies, Current Practice, 247
  • Accidents :
  • Fractures in Welded Ships, Investigation on, 425, 509, 549
  • Sun Bank Railway Accident, Llangollen, Report on, 177*
  • ’’Achates,” H.M. Destroyer, Torpedo Damage to, 405*
  • Ackeret, Prof. J., on 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 1*, 25*, 49*
  • Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address Adhesion Tests, White-Metal Lined Cast-Iron Bearings, 550
  • Admiralty. See Warships
  • Aerial Navigation. See Aeronautics
  • — Propellers. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — for Radar, 319
  • — Transport. See Aeronautics Aerodynamics. See Aeronautics Aeronautical Society, Royal, 80th Anniversary
  • Dinner, 63. See 61, 120; Resumption of Activities of Hatfield Branch, 456; Wright Lecture on Recent Aerodynamic Developments, by E. F. Relf, 541. See Erratum, 587
  • Aeronautics :
  • Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance and Invasion of England, 568, 580
  • • Aerodromes, Fog Dispersal at, 33, 246
  • — Heathrow, London, Progress at, 303
  • — Lighting of, 501
  • Aerodynamics and Supersonic Air Flow, 207, 325, 329
  • Aeronautical Collection, Science Museum, Re-opening of, 345
  • — Progress and Royal Aeronautical Society, 61, 63,120
  • Aeroplane, Bombing, “ Lincoln ” (A. V. Roe & Co., Ltd.), 224*
  • “Spearfish” (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 583*
  • — Fighter, “ Firefly ” (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 583*
  • — “Gemini” (Miles Aircraft Co., Ltd.)
  • 174*
  • — Landing Wheels, Single-Disc Brake for, 608*
  • — Military, “ Buckingham,” “ Brigand” and “ Buckmaster ” (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 392*
  • — Production and Development, 77
  • Air Ministry and Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • Air Port, Fog Dispersal at, 33, 246
  • Heathrow, Londpn, Progress at, 303 r Lighting of, 501
  • — Raid Damage to Electricity Undertakings, 57
  • — Transport in South America, 342
  • Aircraft, British, Gun Turrets for (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 18
  • — Carrier, H.M.S. “ Eagle,” Launch of, 279
  • —• Evolution and Application of Radar, 307, 319, 367, 389
  • — Flexible Fuel Cells for (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 584*
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects, 77
  • — Landing Wheels, Single-Disc Brake for, 608*
  • — Production in France (Review), 437
  • — and Shipping, British Corporation
  • Register of, Work of, 231; Failure of Negotiations to Unite with Lloyd’s Register, 414
  • Torpedo, Development of, 121*
  • — Use of High-Pressure Gear Pumps in, 183, 185, 208, 284*, 310*, 334*. See LETTER, 232
  • — Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine for, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • “ Brigand ” Attack Monoplane, 392*
  • “ Buckingham ” Bombing Aeroplane, 392* " Buckmaster ” Training Aeroplane, 392* Cells, Fuel, Flexible, for Aircraft (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 584*
  • Civil Aviation, Aircraft for, 78 and Jet Propulsion, 421 Ministry of, London Air Port, Heathrow, 303
  • Drag Reduction in Aeroplanes, 541. See Erratum, 587
  • “ Eagle,” H.M. Aircraft Carrier, Launch of, 279
  • Engine, Aeroplane, 12-Cylinder “ Griffon ” (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 128*
  • High-Duty, Problems in Development of, 16
  • Jet, and Commercial Flight, 421
  • — — Jet, Effect of Supersonic Flight, 542.
  • See Erratum, 587
  • Jet-Propulsion " Goblin ” (de Havil- land Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 175*
  • Aeronautics—continued.
  • Engine, Aeroplane, Jet-Propulsion, Whit- tie, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum> 239
  • ” Merlin 130 and 131 ” (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 465*
  • — — “ Merlin,” Gravity Die Castings in,
  • 45*
  • Piston-Ring Wall Thrust in, Measurement of, 94*
  • “ Sabre ” (D. Napier & Son, Ltd.), 79*
  • See also Gas Turbine (below) “Firefly IV” Fighter-Reconnaissance Aeroplane, 583*
  • Fog Dispersal Equipment at Aerodromes,
  • 33, 246
  • Gas-Turbine Driven Aerial Propeller (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 56*
  • — — and Jet Propulsion, Researches on,
  • 22*
  • Whittle Jet-Propulsion, 212*, 237*,
  • 261*. See Erratum, 239 See also Engine, Aeroplane (above) " Gemini ” Aeroplane, 174 “Goblin” Jet-Propulsion Engine, 175* “ Griffon ” Aero Engine, 128* Helicopter Society of Great Britain, Luncheon, 279
  • Landing Aids Experiment Station, California, Fog-Dispersal Experiments at, 246
  • “ Lincoln ” Bomber, 224*
  • “ Merlin 130 and 131 ” Aero Engines, 465*; Gravity Die Castings in, 45*
  • Propeller, Aerial, Gas-Turbine Driven (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 56*
  • Royal Aircraft Establishment, Metallurgical Division Exhibition, 236
  • “ Sabre ” Aero Engine, 79
  • “ Spearfish ” Torpedo Dive-Bombing Aeroplane, 583*
  • Supersonic Flight, Effect on Jet Engine, 542. See Erratum, 587
  • Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine,
  • 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239 Wind-Tunnel Experiments on Flow of
  • Gases at Supersonic Speeds; 207, 325, 329
  • Supersonic, Kochel, Transfer to
  • United States, 7
  • Supersonic, at National Physical
  • Laboratory, 591
  • Wings, Aeroplane, Research on, 541.
  • See Erratum, 587
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Aeroplanes. See Aeronautics Agricultural Drainage, Trenching Machine for (Aveling-Barford, Ltd.), 127*
  • — Education, Higher, Report of Committee,494
  • — Engineering, National Institute of, Tests of
  • Pneumatic Tyres for Farm Tractors, by J. S. Wilson and H. J. Hamblin, 201
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects,
  • 172
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Agriculture, Highland, Electrification of, Report, 469
  • — in Ontario, Electricity Supply for, 38
  • — See also Irrigation and PARAGRAPH INDEX Air Blower, Twin Scavenging, for 375-b.h.p.
  • Petters Marine Oil Engine, 369*
  • — Conditioning in Textile Factories, Research
  • on, 21*
  • — Compressed. See Compressed Air
  • — Compressor for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine
  • Power Plant, 4*, 25*
  • - See also Gas Compressor
  • — Heater for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine
  • Power Plant, 4*
  • — Ministry. See Aeronawtics
  • — Pollution. See Atmospheric Pollution
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Raids. See Aeronautics
  • — Screws. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — See also Atmosphere
  • Aircraft Carriers. See Aeronautics
  • — Establishment, Royal. See Aeronautics
  • — See Aeronautics
  • Akaba Canal Project, 205. See LETTER, 400 Alar, Ltd., Formation of, 55, 587
  • Alaska Highway, Acquisition by Canada, 594 Allen, W., on Daylight and Town Planning, 501 Allen, W. H., Sons & Co., Ltd., Pumping Plant for Rand Water Board, 152*
  • Allis-Chalmers Co., 44,000-h.p. Kaplan Turbines, 387*, 433
  • Allowances in Machine Work. See Gauges Alloys. See Metallurgy; Microphotographs;
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Alternating Stress. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Alternators. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Aluminium Co. of South Africa Pty., Ltd., Incorporation of, 44
  • — Development Association, Manufacture and
  • Production of Aluminium-Alloy Forgings and Stampings, by J. R. Hanaforth and J. T. Robinson, 138; Deep-Drawing and Pressing of Aluminium Alloys, 261
  • Aluminium Production and Imports, United Kingdom, 77
  • Plants in United States, 246
  • — Secondary, Development Organisation, For
  • mation of Alar, Ltd., 55, 587
  • America. See North America ; South America ; United States; Central America
  • American Navy. See United States under Warships
  • — Society of Mechanical Engineers. See
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • for Testing Materials. See Testing
  • — Technical Bibliographies, 247
  • — See also United States
  • Analysis, Mechanical, of Portland Cements, 457*, 483*. See Erratum, 496
  • — Polarographic and Spectrographic, of
  • High-Purity Zinc and Zinc Alloys, Specification, 130
  • — Screen, of Coal, Specification, 514
  • Andes, Tunnel Through, Transandine Railway,
  • ? 342
  • Angles, Pipe-Bend, Formulae for Calculation of, 507*
  • Angles, R. M., on Corrosion-Resistance of Electro-deposited Tin-Zinc Alloys, 289*; on Method of Electrodepositing Tin-Zinc Alloys, 427
  • Anglemeter, Taper-Checking (Precision Grinding, Ltd.), 113*
  • Annuals and Reference Books, 18, 71,139, 264, 408,432,490,576. See LITERATURE INDEX Apparatus, Electrical, Exports and Imports, 149
  • — Gas Extraction, for Study of Magnesium
  • Alloys, 305, 428*, 438
  • — Measuring, for Damping Capacity of Metals,
  • 280, 358*
  • — Scientific, Exhibition, Physical Society’s, 15,
  • 40*, 89*, 114*
  • Export Trade in, 592
  • — — at North-East Coast Exhibition, 39,107 Appleton, Sir E. V., Award of Faraday Medal
  • to, 87, 423; on Extratropospheric Influences in Radar Operation, 319; Award of Trasenster Medal to, 346
  • Appointments. See PARAGRAPH INDEX Apprenticeship. See Education
  • Apron, Spillway, Kentucky Dam, 387* Aquasabon River, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 594 Arc. See Furnace; Welding
  • Arcata, California, Fog-Dispersal Experiments at, 246
  • Arch Design Simplified (Review), 316 Architects, Naval. See Naval Architects Arctic Region, Meteorological Observations in, 330
  • Argentina, Engineering Notes from, 29, 161, 270, 342, 427, 534
  • Armament. See Guns ; Warships Armoured Ships. , See Warships Army, Applications of Radar in, 307, 389
  • — Royal Engineers Transportation Training
  • Centre, Longmoor, 535*
  • Arnold, Prof. R. N., on Dynamical Balancing of Rotors by Mechanical Resonance, 481*, 529* ; on Mechanics of Cutting Operation, 574*. See 544, 569, 593, 617
  • Arts, Royal Society of, Emergency Construction as Applied to Docks and Floating Structures during the War, by G. A. Maun- sell, 231; Cast Iron in Contemporary Building and Engineering, by J. G. Pearce, 351; Jet Propulsion, by Major F. B. Halford, 421
  • Arterial Roads. See Roads Asbestos-Cement Pipes, Specification, 34 Slates and Sheets, Specification, 10 Ash-Handling Plant, Hams Hall “ B ” Power
  • Station, 98*
  • Ashworth, F., on Silicon-Carbide Resistors, 295 Asphalt, Specification, 442
  • Associated British Oil Engines, Ltd., 3-h.p. Single-Cylinder Marine Petrol Engine, 537* ; 12-h.p. Opposed-Piston Marine Oil Engine, 537*
  • Association, British. See British Association
  • — Engineering. See Institutions Atmospheric Pollution and Domestic Fires, 140,
  • 157
  • in Leicester, Report on, 157
  • “ Atom ”, Semi-Crawler Tractor, 19*. See Erratum, 35
  • Atomic Energy Bill, 471
  • Industrial Application of, 327
  • Production of, 75*, 100
  • — Physics and Strength of Metals, 519, 558* Attwood, J. E., on Tool Materials, 596. See
  • 569,593
  • Australia, Reclamation of War Equipment, 138 Australian Department of Munitions, Investigation on Cutting Fluids, 570
  • Autogenous Welding. See Welding Automatic Machine Tools. See Machine Tools ?— Stokers. See Stokers
  • Automobile Engineers, Institution of, Report of Research Committee, 5 ; Problems in Successful Development of High-Duty Engine, by A. Toole, 16; Research Department, Gear-Lubricant Testing Machine, 114; Amalgamation with Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 183. See 253. See LETTERS, 280, 304, 328, 352, 424 ; 40th Anniversary Celebration, 533; Award of Institution Medal to Prof. E. Giffen, 615; Transfer of Research Laboratory to Motor Industry Research Association, 615
  • — See Afotor Cars
  • Auxiliary Machinery, Marine.| See Jfanne Aveling-Barford, Ltd., Trenching Machine for
  • Agricultural Drainage, 127*
  • Aviation. See Aeronawtics
  • Ayliffe, Dr. S. H., on Processes for Altering Ship’s Magnetisation, 343;
  • Ayre, Sir A. L., on Admiralty Ship Welding Committee, 509, 549. Se6 425
  • BABCOCK & WILCOX, LTD., Water-Tube Boiler Construction by, 271*; Johnson Boiler for S.S. “Beaverdell,” 511*
  • Bacon, J. E., on Market for Household Appliances, 136. See 85
  • Baird, J. L., the Late, 592
  • Bakelite, Ltd., Bakelite Laminated-Sheet Production, 248*
  • Baker, G. M., on Effect of Machinability on Heavy Engineering Production, 605. See 569, 593
  • Balancing, Dynamical, of Rotors, by Mechanical Resonance, 481*, 529*
  • Ball Bearings. See Bearings
  • Ballistics, Application of Supersonic Air Flow to, 207, 325,,329
  • Bars, Carbon-Steel, Specification, 274
  • Barclay, Dr. S. F., on Theory of Lock Nuts, 112. See LETTERS, 16, 39,161,
  • Barrell, H., on Measurements of Standards of Lengths, 401
  • Bartlett, C., oh War-Time Repairs to Merchant Ships, 159, 477*, 502*
  • Bartlett, J. G., on Cathode-Ray Tubes in Radar, 319
  • Barton, C. H., on Testing of Transformer Oils, 380
  • Bassett, G. A., on War-Time Repairs to H.M. Ships, 405*, 414, 437. See 353, 402
  • Battersea Power Station Extension, 17, 42 Battleships. See Warships
  • Bavaria, Kochel Supersonic Wind Tunnel, Transfer to United States, 7
  • Beacham, T. E., on High-Pressure Gear Pumps, 284*, 310*, 334*. See 183,(185, 208. See LETTER,232
  • Beams, Reinforced-Concrete, for Railway Bridge over River Eden, 556*
  • Bearings, Ball, Manufacture of, Effect of Allied Air Attacks on German Factories, 613
  • — for High-Pressure Gear Pumps, 183, 185,
  • 208, 284*, 310*, 334*. See LETTER, 232
  • — for Motor-Car Engines, Researches on, 5
  • — Small, Bi-Metallic Bushes for (Glacier Metal
  • Co., Ltd.), 585
  • — Thrust, for Marine and Land Use (Jaru, Ltd.), 607
  • — White-Metal, Tinning of Cast-Iron Shells of, 550*
  • Beaver, S. H., on Derelict Land in Black Country, 301
  • “ Beaverdell,” S.S., Turbo-Electric Plant, 511* Begg, G. A. J., on Operating Experience with
  • La Mont Boilers, 87
  • Bell, Lieut.-Comdr. A. C., oh Photographic Reconnaissance and Invasion of England, 568, 580
  • Bellows, Metallic, Use in Thermostats, 413 Bending Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Bent, R. H., Segmental Ash-Plate for Chain- Grate Stokejrs, 294*
  • Berry, H., on Town Planning and Water Supply, 495
  • Berwick and Edinburgh Railway, Centenary of Opening, 566, 567
  • Bessemer Medal-, Award to J. S. Hollings, 424 Betatron, 200-Million Volt (Metropolitan-Vick- ers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 583
  • Bethel, Commdr. P., oh Development of Torpedoes, 73*, 121*.169*, 242
  • Bibliography, Engineering, Present State, 247 Bicycles. See Cycles and Motor Cycles
  • Billig, Dr. E., on Mechanical Stresses in Transformer Windings, 9
  • Bi-Metallic Strips /for Thermostats, Construction of, 391
  • Binary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Binley Colliery, Fluorescent Lighting in, 522
  • Binnie, A. M., on Effect of Obstructions in Tidal Estuaries, 241*
  • Birkin, Lieut. N., on Pay of Skilled Tradesmen, 64. See LETTER, 17
  • Birmingham,,Hams Hall “B ” Power Station, 97*
  • Bitumen Mixture for Flooring, Specification 490
  • Black, A. N., on Significance of Difference in Test Results, 16. See LETTERS, 496, 568
  • Blading, Turbine, Stainless Steel for, 16. See LETTERS, 64,112, 401
  • — for Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine, 212*, 237*, 261*
  • Blee, C. E., Kentucky Dam Scheme, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Blowen, H. G., Segmental Ash-Plate for Chain- Grate Stokers, 294*
  • Blower, Air, Twin-Scavenging, for 375-b.h.p. Petters Marine Oil Engine, 369*
  • Board of Trade and Emergency Legislation, 772
  • — •— See also Overseas Trade Department Boilers, Domestic, Hot-Water, Specification,
  • 202
  • — Feed Water. See Feed
  • — Foster-Wheeler, for 2,500-kW Transportable
  • Power Station, 463*
  • — Furnaces. See Stoker
  • — La Mont, Development and Performance, 87
  • — Locomotive, Heat Transfer in, 493
  • — Marine, for Canadian-Built Ships, 487, 520
  • — Plant, Battersea Power Station, 17, 42 for District Heating, 140
  • Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • — Super-Economic, Adaptation for Peat-Fuel
  • Burning, 223
  • — Water-Tube, Babcock & Wilcox, Construc
  • tion of, 271*
  • Tube, Foster-Wheeler, S.S. “ Orcades,” 130
  • — Tube, Johnson, S.S. “ Beaverdell," 511*
  • — See also Engines and Boilers in PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Bolivia, Engineering Notes from, 161, 534 Bolts, Load Due to Tightening Nut, 409*
  • — and Nuts, Theory of Locking, 16. See
  • LETTERS, 39,112,161
  • Bombing Aeroplane. See Aeroplane under Aeronautics
  • Bond, R. C., on 4-6-2 Non-Condensing Turbine Locomotive, 109. See LETTER, 259
  • Books, New, Notes on, 78, 144, 151, 235, 260, 282, 390, 528, 547. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • — Received, 10, 34, 58, 82, 106,130, 154,178,
  • 202, 226, 250, 274, 298, 322, 346, 370, 394, 418, 442, 466, 490, 514, 538, 562, 586, 610 Booker, Dr. H. G., on Elements of Radio Meteorology, 319
  • Booth, Lieut. C. H., on Standardisation of Tools for Machinability Tests, 595. See 544,569, 617
  • Boring Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd., Gun Turrets for Aircraft, 18
  • Boulton and Watt Steam Engine, Valve Gear, 619*. See 510, 518
  • Bowman, B., on Training of Road Transport Engineers, 39
  • Boyd, G. M., on Admiralty Ship Welding Committee, 509, 549. See 425
  • Bradfield, G., on Cathode-Ray Tubes in Radar, 319
  • Braithwaite & Co. (Engineers), Ltd., Steel- Frame System of House Construction, 332 Brake, Single-Disc, for Aircraft Landing Wheels, 608*
  • Brasses, Machinability of, 573, 599*, 605 Brazil, Engineering Notes from, 29, 161, 270, 342, 427, 534
  • Breakdowns. See Accidents Bren-Gun Carriers, Utilisation on Farms, 138 Brennan Torpedo, History of, 242
  • Bricks, Clay, Engineering, Specification, 442 Brickwork, Specification, 562
  • Bridge Design and Construction, Memorandum on (Review), 580
  • — Illinois Central Railroad, at Kentucky Dam,
  • 339*
  • — Railway, Relnforced-Concrete, over River
  • Eden,555*
  • — Road, Firth of Forth, 293
  • — Reconstruction, Gloucester - Cheltenham
  • Railway, 30*
  • — Scheme, River Severn, 293
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Bridging School, Royal Engineers Transportation Training Centre, 535*
  • “ Brigand ” Attack Monoplane, 392*
  • Briggs, R. H., the Late, 39
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Gas-Turbine Driven Airscrew, 56* ; “ Buckingham,” “ Brigand ” and “ Buckmaster ” Aeroplanes, 392* ; Investigation on Loads on Bolts, 409*
  • — University, Investigation on Loads on
  • Bolts, 409*
  • British Association, Programme of Meetings, 519
  • — Cast Iron Research Association, Report on
  • Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron,117*
  • — Chemical Plant Manufacturers’ Association, Luncheon, 544
  • — Columbia, Electricity Supply in, 134
  • — Corporation Register of Shipping and Air
  • craft, Work of, 231; Failure of Negotiations to Unite with Lloyd’s Register, 414
  • — Economy in Post-War World, 136
  • — Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Report on Relation between Daylight Illumination and System Load, by P. Schiller, 158; Annual Luncheon, 159; Annual Report, 187; Report on Transient Warming of Rooms, by M. V. Griffith, 326; Report on Characteristics of Domestic Load, by P. Schiller, 398; Report on Electrification of Highland Agriculture, by C. A. C. Brown, 469
  • and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, Annual Report, 399 ; Report on Rating of Resistance Welding Machines, 519
  • — Engineers Association, Report on Control of
  • German Industry and Patents, 229; Report on Exports, 542; Visit of French Industrialists to, 615
  • — Foundrymen, Institute of, Birmingham
  • Conference Programme, 489.
  • — Industries, Federation of. See Federation British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.,
  • 10,000-Megacycle Wave-Guide Bench, 114*
  • — Iron and Steel Federation, Report on
  • Modernisation Proposals, 446, 471
  • — Navy. See E.M. under Warships
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals Research Association.
  • Investigation on Reaction of Aluminium- Magnesium Alloy with Water Vapour, by R. Eborall and Dr. C. E. Ransley, 305, 428*, 438
  • British Oil Engines (Export), Ltd., 375-b.h.p. Oil Engines for H.M. Minesweepers, 369*
  • British Physical Laboratories, Ltd., Universal Impedance Bridge, 90
  • British Railways. See Railways
  • — Refrigeration Association, Annual Luncheon,
  • 183
  • — Scientific Manufacturers’ Association, Stock
  • holm Exhibition, 227, 591
  • — Shipbuilding. See
  • — Shipping. See Shipping
  • — Standards Institution. See Standards British Steel Houses, Ltd., House Construction,
  • 332
  • — Technical Bibliographies, 247
  • — Thermal Unit Meter, Distant-Reading
  • (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 91*
  • British Thermostat Co., Ltd., History of, 413
  • British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Transportable Metal-Clad Switchgear, 91*; Plant Constructed in 1945, 124; Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine, 213*, 237*, 26.1*. See Erratum, 239; Flameproof Switchgear for Mines, 317*; War Work by, 447; Jubilee of, 495 ; Fluorescent Lighting at Binley Colliery, 522
  • —- Trade. See Trade
  • — Welding Research Association, Constitution
  • of Council, 471
  • Britton, G. P., on New Dielectrics in Radio Engineering, 571
  • Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd., Bar- and Tube- Straightening Machine, 355*
  • Bronze, Malleable, Investigations on, 285
  • — Phosphorus, Chill-Cast, Mechanical Proper
  • ties of, 153
  • Brookside Engineers, Ltd., Air-Operated Inspection Gauge, 65*
  • Brown, Boveri & Co., Ltd., Engineering Developments by, 495; 2,200 h.p. Electric Motors, 536*
  • Brown, C. A. C., on Electrification of Highland Agriculture, 469
  • Brown, D., & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd., Synchronous Drive for Carding Machines, 368* Bruce, A. K., on N. L. S. Carnot, 160
  • Bruff, H. J. L., the Late, 185
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Electric Generators for Horseferry-road Citadel, 92 . Buckingham ” Bombing Aeroplane, 392* Buckling Strength of Members and Structures (Review), 292
  • " Buckmaster ” Training Aeroplane, 392* Building, Cast-Iron in (Review), 5
  • — Component Producers Association, Ltd.,
  • Domestic Heating and Cooking Unit, 332
  • — Construction, Conslab ” System of, 201* See also Concrete, Reinforced and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Electrical Equipment of, Regulations for, 207
  • — Painting of, Specification, 538
  • — Protection against Lightning, 127
  • — Soot Doors for, Specification, 490
  • Bull, F. B., on Instruments for Measurement of Strains in Ships, 425
  • Bureau of Mines. See United States
  • Burmeister and Wain Oil Engine, Development of, 356
  • Burne, E. L., the Late, 592
  • Burners for Flame Throwers, Researches on, 23 Bushes, Bi-metallic, for Small Bearings (Glacier Metal Co., Ltd.), 585
  • Bushrod, C. J., on Influence of Surface Preparation on Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys, 305
  • Business and University Education, Report, 37 Butchers, Dr. E.,on Magnesium-Silver-Lithium Alloys, 305
  • Butement, W. A. S., on Precision Radar, 367
  • CABLE & WIRELESS, LTD., Bill for Acquisition by Government, 42.3; Luncheon to Imperial Press Conference, 5,67
  • — See also Wire Ropes and Electric
  • Cadmium Coatings, Electrodeposited, Corrosion Tests of, 289*
  • — Radiation as Standard for Measurement of Length, 401
  • Calderwood, J., bn French Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 161
  • Calliper Gauge, Dial-Reading (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.), 68*
  • Calorific Value of Peat Fuel, 223
  • Calver, C. M. G., Ltd., Universal Vibrating Machine, 65* ; Indexing Collet Chuck, 67*; Electric Tool Furnace, 500*
  • Cam-Measuring Machine (Precision Grinding, Ltd.), 113*
  • Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd., Marine Temperature Indicator, 40* ; Gas Regulator, 40*; ElectricMicrometer Thickness Gauge, 40*
  • — University Appointments Board, Report on
  • University Education and Business, 37
  • Campbell, A., the Late, 280
  • Campbell, I. D., on Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 280. See 183,253. See LETTERS, 304, 328, 352, 424
  • Camshaft Housing for " Liberty ” Engine, Gravity Die-Casting for, 47*
  • Canada, Electricity Supply in, 134
  •  ?— Engineering Institute of, Visit of President of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 111; 60th Annual Meeting, Montreal, 255
  • Notes from, 246, 594
  • — Merchant Shipbuilding in, 461, 487, 520, 525
  • — Navigation bn Columbia River, 590
  • — Ontario Rural Electric Service, 38
  •  ?— St. Lawrence River Waterway and Power Scheme, 330
  • — Visit of President of Institution of Electrical
  • Engineers to, 111
  • Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd., S.S. " Bea-; verdell,” 511*
  • Canal, Ellesmere, Failure of Bank of, 177*
  • — Project, Akaba, 205. See LETTER, 400
  • — St. Lawrence River Project; 330
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Capacity. See Electric
  • Capstan Lathe. See Lathe under Machine Tools Cars, Motor. . See Motor Cars
  • Carbide of Silicon for Resistors, Properties, 295 Carburettor, S.U., Gravity Die-Castings for, 47*
  • Carburisation. See Eeat Treatment under
  • Metallurgy
  • Cardiff, Welsh Industries Fair, 581, 607 Carding Machine, Syncbronous Drive for (D.
  • Brown & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd.), 368* Cardiograph, Electric (Clifton Instruments,
  • Ltd.), 89
  • Cargo Steamers. See Steamers Carlisle-Kingsmoor Railway Widening, 555* “ Carnarvon,” H.M. Cruiser, in 1908,17 Carnot, N. L. S., Life and Work of, 160 Carriage, Railway, Experimental, London
  • Passenger Transport Board, 116*
  • Carter, W. A., on Cutting Fluids and Chipbreakers, 582. See 569, 593, 617
  • Case Hardening. See Heat Treatment under AfetaZZwr^y
  • Cast Iron in Building (Review), 5
  • — Modern Uses of, 351
  • — — Research Association, British, Report on
  • Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron, 117*
  • Tinning of, Research on Methods; 285, 526*, 550*
  • Castings, Magnesium-Alloy, Specification, 250 Grinding of, Regulations for, 30
  • Castle Meads Power Station, Gloucester, Segmental Ash-Plate for Chain-Grate Stokers, 294*
  • Caterpillar Tractor. See Tractor Cathode-Ray Oscillographs (Milliard Wireless
  • Service Co., Ltd.), 90 Tubes for Radar, 307, 319, 367 “ Cegos,” French Industrial Research Organisation, Visit to England, 615
  • Cement, Portland, Mechanical Analysis of, 457*, 483*. See Erratum, 496
  • — See also Concrete and PARAGRAPH INDEX Centenaries, Engineering, in 1946,15 Centenary of North British Railway, 566, 567 Central America, Engineering Notes from, 270
  • — Electricity Board, National Pool of Spare
  • Electrical Equipment, 57*; Annual
  • Report, 373, 399, 615
  • — Statistical Office, Monthly Digest of Statistics, 230
  • Centrifugal Pumps. See Pumps
  • Chance Brothers, Ltd., Marine Electric Port
  • Light, 40
  • Channel, Solution, at Kentucky Dam, Treatment of, 435*
  • Chatfield, Lord, on Shipbuilding Industry, 353.
  • See 349
  • Chatham Dockyard, Demolition of 130-ton
  • Sheers, 321*
  • Cheltenham-Gloucester Railway Widening, 30* Chemical Engineers, Institution of, Annual
  • Luncheon, 375; Establishment of Bursaries in Chemical Engineering, 611
  • — Research Exhibition, Imperial Chemical
  • Industries, Ltd., 443, 536
  • Chemists, British Association of, Glass Tubing, by R. E. Threlfall, 222
  • Chemistry, Applied, Thorpe's Dictionary of,
  • Vol. VIII (Review), 460
  • — of Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Chile, Engineering Notes from, 29, 161, 270, 342, 534
  • China, United States Electric Power Plants for,
  • 594
  • — Yangtze River Development and Regulation
  • Scheme, 7, 303
  • Chinese Naval Colleges, History of, 601*
  • — Revolution of 1911, Effect on Hong Kong,
  • 578, 601
  • — as Workmen, 579
  • Chuck. See J/ocAine Tools
  • Cinematograph Films, Industrial; Need for
  • Lists of, 496
  • — — of Lord Kelvin’s Career, 501
  • of Water-Tube Boiler Construction (Bab
  • cock & Wilcox, Ltd.), 271* Civil Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Engineers Data Book on Design (Review),
  • 219
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of :
  • Election of Members, 10, 82,106,154,178, 322, 346, 466
  • Contract Form for Civil Engineering Work, . 351, 374
  • Award of Ewing Medal to Prof. R. V. Southwell, 399
  • Civil Engineering as a Career (Review), 340
  • — — Contractors, Federation of, Contract
  • Form for Civil Engineering Work, 351, 374
  • Claremont, Haynes & Co., Amalgamation of
  • Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 328. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 304, 352, 424
  • Clark, G. M., the Late, 136
  • Clay Engineering Bricks, Specification, 442
  • — Fire. See Fireclay
  • — Foundations and Soil Mechanics, 313*. See
  • -Errata, 346
  • — Tiles for Flooring, Specification, 394 Clayton Lecture on Whittle Jet-Propulsion
  • Gas Turbine, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • Cleveland and the Northern Counties, Notes from, 11, 35, 59, 83, 107, 131, 155, 179', 203, 227, 251, 275, 299, 323, 347, 371, 395 419, 443, 467, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 611’ See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Clifton Instruments, Ltd., Portable Electrocardiograph, 89
  • Climate. See Meteorology
  • Coaches, Railway. See Carriages Coal Consumption in Engineering Industry., 27
  • — Cutting Machines, Use of, 162,175
  • — Economy and District Heating, 140
  • ?— in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472 See also Fuel Economy
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Handling Plant, Hams Hall “ B ” Power
  • Station, 97*
  • — Hydrogenation of, Workin United States,422
  • — Industry, Output Statistics, 424
  • — Locomotive, Unsatisfactory, Effect on
  • Railway Traffic, 470
  •  ?— Low-Grade, Utilisation of, Report on, 133.
  • See LETTER, 304
  • Coal Mine. See Colliery
  • — Mining Industry, Plans for Recruitment,
  • Education and Training in (Review), 554
  • — Processing Panel, Northern Industrial
  • Group, Report of, 62
  • — Production, Electrical Aids to, 226
  • — Pulverised. See Pulverised Coal
  • — Screen Analysis of, Specification, 514
  • — Stocks for Electricity Supply, Shortage of,
  • 373, 615
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Coates, R. H., on Deformation of Alternator-
  • Rotor Windings, 14
  • Coating, Tin, on Cast Iron, Methods, 526*, 550* Research on Methods, 285
  • Zinc, Electrodeposited, Corrosion Tests of, 289*
  • — — Zinc, Method of Depositing, 427 Cofferdam, Cellular, Kentucky Dam Construc
  • tion, 434*
  • Coker, Prof. E. G., the Late, 376
  • Cold Storage. See Refrigeration
  • College. See Education
  • Colliery, Binley, Fluorescent Lighting in, 522
  • — Electrically-Driven Plant for, 226
  • — Flameproof Switchgear for (British Thom
  • son-Houston Co., Ltd.), 317*
  • — Lighting Exhibition, 163
  • — Machinery for, Provision of, 293
  • — Mechanisation, War-Time Development in,
  • 162, 175
  • — North-East Coast, Electricity Supply to, 270
  • — Underground Haulage Methods for Mining
  • Engineers, Modern, Manual of (Review), 52
  • — Utilisation of Low-Grade Fuels in, 133. See
  • LETTER, 304
  • — See also Mines and Coal
  • Colombia, Engineering Notes from, 161, 342 Columbia River, Navigation on, 590 Combustion Chamber for Whittle Jet Propulsion Gas Turbine, 213*, 237*, 261*
  • — See also Fuel; Gases
  • Commerce. See Trade. See also Industries and
  • Commerce in PARAGRAPH INDEX Commercial Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Motor Cars. See Motor Commonwealth Telecommunications, Government Policy on, 423. See 567
  • — See also Australia
  • Companies. See PARAGRAPH INDEX Comparator, Direct and Alternating Current,
  • (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 91*
  • — Impedance (Standard Telephones & Cables, Ltd.), 115*
  • — Mechanical (Sigma Manufacturing Co., Ltd.)
  • 414*
  • — Screw Thread, Double-Anvil (A. Herbert,
  • Ltd.), 81, 222*
  • Compass, Magnetic, Correction for Effect of
  • Degaussing, 343
  • Compressed-Air Storage Vessels for 2,000-kW
  • Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 4* Use in Damaged Merchant Ships, 478*
  • — Gas Cylinders. See Gas Compressor, Air. See Air Compressor Concrete Floating Dry Docks for United
  • States Navy, 145, 265*
  • — House Construction, Examples of, 332
  • — Reinforced, Floating Dry Docks for United
  • States Navy, 145, 265*
  • Floating Docks, Construction of, 231 Railway Bridge Over River Eden, 555* Reinforcement Steel Engineers’ Associa
  • tion, Formation of, 514
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Concreting Plant, Kentucky Dam, 385* Condenser, Surface, Heat Transfer Coefficients
  • in, 505*
  • — Water Temperature, Effect on Sludging
  • Value of Transformer Oils, 380 Condensing Plant for 2,500-kW Transportable
  • Power Station, 463*
  • Conductivity. See Electric
  • Conference on Creep of Metals, 233*; 258*
  • — on Industry and.Research, 281, 327
  • — International, on Large High-Tension
  • Networks, Paris Meeting, 231
  • — on Machinability. See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • — Scientific, Empire, London, 589, 614
  • — on Waste-Heat Recovery, Programme, 342 Conservation of Coal. See Coal; Fuel
  • “ Conslab ” System of Building Construction, 201*
  • Constructional Engineering Industry, Position and Prospects, 292
  • — Work for British Railways, 278. See
  • LETTER, 328
  • Consulting Engineers, Association of, Annual
  • Luncheon, 543
  • Containers, Refrigerated, for Meat Transport in Tropics, 453*
  • Contract Form for Civil Engineering Work, 351, 374
  • — and Specifications, Engineering (Review),
  • 147
  • Control Board for Diesel Electric Plant, M.S. “Vecta,” 345*
  • — Gear, Turbo-Electric Cargo Ship, S.S.
  • “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • for Turbo-Electric Ship Propulsion, 142, 166*
  • — Orders, Ministry of Supply. See Industries
  • and Commerce in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — of Quality, Society for, Formation in United
  • States, 95
  • — Room, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 99*
  • — System, Kentucky Dam Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 433
  • Convention, Radiolocation. See Electrical Engineers, Institution of.
  • Cook, Dr. M., on Computations in Metal Strip
  • Rolling, 281
  • Cooke & Ferguson, Ltd., 33-kV Low Oil-
  • Content Circuit Breaker, 282*
  • Cooke, G., on Operating Experience with La
  • Mont Boilers, 87
  • Cookers, Solid-Fuel, Specification, 490 Cooking and Heating Unit, Domestic (Building
  • Component Producers Association, Ltd.), 332
  • Cooling Towers, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • Cope, F. W., on Flow of Gases at Supersonic Speeds, 207, 325, 329
  • Copper Alloys. See Brass; Bronze; and Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Damping Capacity and Fatigue of, 381*
  • — Development Association, Annual Report,
  • 132
  • — For Use of Services, Specification, 10
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Cores for Gravity Die-Casting, 45
  • Cornish Engine Preservation Society, Visit to Kew Bridge Pumping Station, 518; How Cornish Engines Came to London, by Dr. H. W. Dickinson, 510. See Errata, 619. See 518, 619*
  • Corrosion of Aluminium-Copper Alloy by Sodium Chloride, 280
  • — Films on Magnesium Alloy, Effect on Gas
  • Content, 305 , 428, 438
  • — of Magnesium Alloys, Effect of Surface
  • Preparation on, 305
  • — Methods of Protection Against, British
  • Standards Institution, Memorandum, 58
  • — Resistance Properties of Electrodeposited
  • Tin-Zinc Alloys, 289*
  • — of Ships and Under-Water Paints, 498
  • Corthesy, J., the Late, 130
  • Costain, R., Ltd., Concrete House Construction, 332
  • Courtney-Pratt, J. S., on Lubrication between Piston Rings and Cylinder Walls, 69*
  • Covers, Manhole, Cast-Iron, Specification, 274
  • Cox, E. S., on Modern Locomotive History, 39
  • Cracks in Steel, Detection by Supersonic Waves, 472
  • Cranes, Kentucky Dam Power Scheme, 386*
  • — See also Sheers
  • Crankshaft for Burmeister and Wain Oil Engine, 357
  • — Drilling and Reaming Machine (A. A.
  • Jones & Shipman, Ltd.), 522*
  • — Motor-Car Engine, Researches on, 6
  • Crates, Packing, Made from Steel-Mesh Reinforcement, 138
  • Crawford, R., on Electrical Aids to Coal Production, 226
  • Creep of Metals, Conference on, 233*, 258*
  • — Quality of Boiler-Plate Steel, Proof Test for, 58
  • Cresswell, R. A., on Tinning of Cast Iron, 526*, 550*
  • Crews’ Accommodation in Ships, Watts’ Prize for Improving, 327
  • Crolt Engineering, Ltd., Holding Device for Machine Tools, 136
  • Crude-Oil Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • Cruickshank, J., Ltd., Four-Speed Dough- Mixing Machine, 225*
  • Cruisers. See Warships
  • Crystal, Strength of, and Atomic Physics, 519, 558*
  • — Structure of Non-Ferrous Metals, Influence
  • on Machinability, 573*
  • of Metals. See also Metallography; Microphotographs
  • Curry, Capt. D. G. W., on Machinability Testing Apparatus and Development of Drill Test, 597*. See 544, 569, 593, 617
  • Curves, Plane, Drawing Tangents and Normals to, 209*
  • Cutting Fluids and Chipbreakers, 582. See 569, 593, 617
  • Cycle Industry, Position and Prospects, 101. See Errata, 216
  • — Motor. See Motor Cycle
  • Cylinder, Gas. See Gas
  • — Skirt for Merlin Engine, Gravity Die-Casting
  • for, 47*
  • — Wall and Piston Ring, Lubrication between
  • 69*
  • Cylindrical Grinding Machine. See Grinding Machine under Machine Tools
  • DAILY HERALD “ Modern Homes ” Exhibition, 332
  • Dam Construction in Canada, 246
  • and Navigation on Columbia River, 590
  • — Engineering for (Review), 195
  • — Kentucky, on Tennessee River, 337*, 385*
  • 433*
  • — Yangtze River Scheme, 7, 303
  • Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, 280, 358*, 381*
  • of Metals, 482*
  • Davies, L. J., on New Lamps for Old, 501
  • Davies, Dr. W., on Hot-Strength Characteristics of Moulding Sands, 190*
  • Davis, J., & Son (Derby), Ltd., Pneumatic Electric Lamp, 163
  • Dawe Instruments, Ltd., Electronic Stroboscope, 115
  • Dawson, W. J., on Detection of Cracks in Steel by Supersonic Waves, 472
  • Daylight Illumination and Electricity Supply Demand, 158
  • — and Town Planning, 501
  • Decca Radio Navigation System, 451 Deep-Drawing Properties of Metals, Investigations on, 6
  • Degaussing, Theory and Practice of, 343
  • de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., “Goblin” Jet-Propulsion Aero Engine, 175*
  • Derelict Land in Black Country, Report, 301
  • Desch, Dr. C. H., on Detection of Cracks in Steel by Supersonic Waves, 472; on Science and Steel Industry, 476, 485. See 448
  • Design, Engineering, Characteristics and Problems of, 333
  • — Industrial, in Consumer Goods, National
  • Exhibition of, 327
  • Destroyers. See Warships
  • Devonshire, Sir J., the Late, 400
  • Diamond Lapping Wheel, “ Spedia,” Tests, 271
  • — Tools at Gauge and Tool Makers’ Exhibition,
  • 114
  • Dickinson, Dr. H. W., on How Cornish Engines Came to London, 510. See Errata, 619. See 518, 619*
  • Dictionary of Applied Chemistry, Thorpe’s, Vol. VII (Review), 460
  • Die-Casting, Gravity, from Engineers’ Viewpoint, 45*
  • Zinc Alloys for, Analysis of, 130
  • — for Pressure Castings (Fox & Offord, Ltd.),
  • 136*
  • Diesel Engines. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine Propulsion
  • Directories. See LITERATURE INDEX Dislocation Theory of Slip in Crystals, 519, 559* Disputes, Trade. See Labour
  • District Heating, Advantages and Limitation of, 140
  • Dixon, W., on Future of Electrical Generation, 206
  • Dock Accommodation for H.M. Ships under Repair, 403, 405, 415
  • — Dry, Floating, for United States Navy,
  • 145*, 193*, 217* 265*
  • — Floating, Reinforced-Concrete, Construction
  • of, 231
  • Dockyard, Chatham, Demolition of 130-Ton Sheers, 321*
  • — Hong Kong, 577*, 601*
  • Dolby, E. R., the Late, 496
  • Dollis Hill Post Office Research Station, Work of, 524
  • Domestic Appliances, Market for, Report, 85. See LETTER, 136
  • — Electricity Supply, Characteristics of
  • Load, 398
  • — Fires and Atmospheric Pollution, 140, 157
  • — Heating from Central Station, 140
  • and Cooking Unit (Building Component Producers Association, Ltd.), 332
  • — Hot-Water Boilers, Specification, 202 Water Service, Centralised, Specification,
  • 466
  • Donnelly, V. J., on Need for List of Industrial Films, 496
  • Door Frames, Metal, Specification, 298
  • — Metal Casement, Specification, 34
  • — Soot, for Buildings, Specification, 490
  • Dough-Mixing Machine, Four-Speed (J. Cruickshank, Ltd.), 225*
  • Drainage, Agricultural, Trenching Machine for (Aveling-Barford, Ltd.), 127*
  • Draughtsmanship (Review), 507
  • Drawing, Deep, of Aluminium Alloys, 261
  • — Tangents and Normals to Plane Curves, 209* Drills and Drilling Machines. See Machine
  • Tools
  • Drive, Synchronous, for Carding Machines (D. Brown & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd.), 368*
  • Drop Forgings, Steel, Overheating of, 496 Drums for “Pluto” Pipeline, Experiments- with, 473
  • Dry Dock. See Dock
  • Drying, Hay, and Electricity Supply, 469 Dunn, W. T., the Late, 400
  • Duralumin, Intercrystalline Corrosion by Sodium Chloride, 280
  • Dust, Coal. See Pulverised Coal
  • — Filters, Electrostatic, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • — on Roads, Prevention of, 331
  • Dynamical Balancing Machines for Rotors, 481*, 529*
  • Dynamos. See Generators, Electric; Turbo-Generators
  • “EAGLE,” H.M. Aircraft Carrier, Launch of, 279
  • Ealing, Popes-lane Emergency Substation, 57* Earthquakes and Seismic Sea Waves, 484
  • Eatough, C., on Tool Wear as Measure of Machinability, 622*. See 544, 569
  • Eborall, R., on Reaction of Aluminium-Magnesium Alloy with Water Vapour, 428*, 438. See 305
  • “ Ecito,” Programme of, 279
  • Economics, Industrial. See labour
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • Economy, British, in Post-War World, 136
  • — Fuel. See Fuel Economy
  • Eden, River, Reinforced-Concrete Railway Bridge over, 555*
  • " Edgwick ” Screw-Thread Comparator, 222* Edinburgh and Berwick Railway, Centenary of Opening, 566, 567
  • Education :
  • Advisory Service for Graduates and Students of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 231
  • Agricultural Education, Higher, Report of Committee on, 494
  • Board of Education Circular on Research in Technical Colleges, 423
  • Cambridge University Appointments Board, Reporton University Education and Business, 37
  • Chemical Engineers, New Centres for Training of, 375
  • Chinese Naval Colleges, History of, 601* Civil Engineering as a Career (Review), 340 Coal-Mining Industry, Plans for Education and Training in (Review), 554
  • Fuel Technologists, Training of, 165 Imperial College of Science and Technology, Report on Vacation Work Scheme, 63
  • Marine Engineers, Mercantile, Training of, 17
  • — Radio School, Woolwich, 514 Metallurgical Education, Plans for, 476,485 Ministry of Education, Circular on Awards for University Students, 495
  • Public Examinations in Engineering, 257. See LETTERS, 304, 328, 400
  • Road Transport Engineers, Training of, 39 Technical Colleges, Research in, Board of Education Circular on, 423
  • Textile Machinery Makers, Ltd., Sir W. Preston Scholarship and Research Fellowship Scheme, 519
  • University Education and Business, Report on, 37
  • — and Scientific Man-Power, 565
  • — Students, State Assistance for, 495 See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Alternator. See Generator and Turbo
  • Electric :
  • Arc Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Betatron, 200 Milion-Volt (Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 583 Bridge, Impedance, Universal (British Physical Laboratories, Ltd.), 90
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Report on Relation between Daylight Illumination and System Load, by P. Schiller, 158; Annual Luncheon, 159 ,* Annual Report, 187; Report on Transient Warming of Rooms, by M. V. Griffith, 326; Report on Characteristics of Domestic Load, by P. Schiller, 398; Report on Electrification of Highland Agriculture, by C. A. C. Brown, 469 and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, Annual Report, 399; Report on Rating of Resistance Welding Machines 519.
  • — Thermal Unit Meter, Distant-Reading
  • (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 91* Buildings, Regulations for Electrical Equipment, 207
  • Cables, Mineral-Insulated Metal-Sheathed, 31
  • — War-Time National Pool of, 57* Cathode Rays. See Cathode
  • Central Electricity Board, National Pool of Spare Electrical Equipment, 57*; Annual Report, 373, 399, 615
  • Coil, Arc-Suppression, Experience with, 252 Commutator Separators, Micanite for, Specification, 466
  • Comparator, Direct- and Alternating- Current (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 91*
  • Conductor, Bunched Copper-Wire, Specification, 346
  • — Mineral-Insulated Metal-Sheathed, 31 Conductivity of Metals and Atomic
  • Physics, 558
  • — of Sintered Metallic Powders, 190 Contacts, Sintered Metallic Powders for,
  • 188*
  • Dielectrics, Investigations on, 187
  • — New, in Radio Engineering, 571 Dynamo. See Generator ; Turbo-Generator Earth-Leakage Trip (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 89
  • Electrical Apparatus, Physical Society’s Exhibition, 15, 40*, 89*, 114*
  • — Aids to Coal Production, 226
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and
  • Prospects, 123, 149
  • — Equipment of Buildings, Regulations
  • for, 207
  • — — Industry, Need for Statistics, 350 Industry, Position and Prospects, 149
  • — Installations for Houses, Specification,
  • 346
  • — Standards, Measurement of, 402 Electricity Commissioners, Questionnaire
  • on Capital Expenditure, 15; National Pool of Spare Electrical Equipment, 57*; Electricity-Supply Statistics, 63
  • — Distribution and Utilisation of (Re
  • view), 267
  • Electro-Cardiograph, Portable (Clifton
  • Instruments, Ltd.), 89 Electroplating. See Electro Fluorescent Lightingin Binley Colliery, 522 Practice, 501 Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Generating Stations. See Power Stations Generator. See Generator and. Turbo High-Tension Networks, International
  • Conference on, Paris Meeting, 231 Hydro-Electric Power Plants. See Power Plants
  • Ignition for Internal-Combustion Engines. See Ignition
  • 1 Impedance Bridge, Universal (British Physical Laboratories, Ltd.), 90
  • — Comparator (Standard Telephones &
  • Cables, Ltd.), 115*
  • — Meter (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 115 Induction Furnace. See Furnace
  • — Motors. See Motors, Electric Instruments for Measuring Physical
  • Quantities, 199
  • Insulating Materials, New, in Radio Engineering, 571
  • Insulation, Film-Forming Materials Used in, 7
  • — Mineral, for Metal-Sheathed Conductors,.
  • 31
  • Lamp Caps, Festoon, Specification, 418
  • — Design, Progress in, 501
  • — Discharge, Schedule for, 130
  • — and Fittings for Houses, Specification,
  • 538
  • — Pneumatic (J. Davis & Son (Derby),
  • Ltd.), 163
  • — Production, Exports and Imports, 149 Legislation, Fundamental, for Electricity
  • Supply to Customers, 181
  • Lights, Navigation, Electrically-Controlled (Londex, Ltd.), 522
  • Lighting Equipment for Mines, Exhibition of, 163
  • — Fluorescent, in Binley Colliery, 522
  • — in Locomotive Sheds, London Midland
  • and ScottishRailway, 84
  • Lightning, Protection Against, 127 Locomotives. See Locomotives, Electric Machines. See Generators ; Motors ; Turbo Magnetos. See Ignition Magnetron, Construction of, 361*
  • — and Klystron, Theory of, 125*, 148*,
  • 184*
  • Mains. See Cables (above).
  • Meter, British Thermal Unit, Distant- Reading (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 91*
  • — Certification, Order in Council, 255,
  • 543
  • — Dynamometer Type (Sangamo Weston,
  • Ltd.), 41
  • — Impedance (General Electric Co., Ltd.),
  • Substation.
  • Switchgear. See Switchgear
  • Telegraphy. See Telegraphy Telephony. See Telephony Thermometer. See 7'Aemometer Thermostats, History of, 391
  • Traction. See Locojnotiws, Electric ; Railways
  • Transformers. See Transformers Turbo-Generators. See Turbo-Generators Voltage for Electric Ship Propulsion, 167
  • — Low-Pressure Distribution, Standardi
  • sation of, 159
  • — Standardisation, Implications of, Decision to Adopt, 571
  • Wave Filters, Electric, theory and Design of (Review), 171
  • Wave-Guide Bench, (British Insulated Ltd.), 114* Welding. See TPeZding Wireless Telegraphy.
  • Radar ; Radio ; Television
  • — Telephony. See Telephony; Radar ;
  • Radio ; Television
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Electrical Engineers, Institution of :
  • Deformation of Alternator-Rotor Windings, by R. H. Coates and B. C. Pyle, 14
  • Transformer Practice with Reference to Standardisation, by A. G. Ellis, 86
  • Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Election as Honorary Member, 87
  • Faraday Medal, Award to Sir E. V. Appleton, 87, 423
  • Presidential Visit to Engineering Institute of Canada, 111
  • Fundamental Legislation for Electricity Supply to Customers, by W. Fennell, 181
  • Supplement to Regulations for Electrical Equipment of Buildings, 207
  • Electrical Aids to Coal Production, by R. Crawford, 226
  • Advisory Service for Graduates and Students, 231
  • Practical Experience of Arc-Suppression Coils, by H. W. Taylor; 252
  • Silicon-Carbide Non-Ohmic Resistors, by
  • F. Ashworth, W. Needham and R. W. Sillars, 295
  • Kelvin Lecture on Nuclear Physics and the Future, by Prof. M. L. Oliphant, 423
  • Report of Council, 471
  • Report on Benevolent Fund, 471
  • Implications of Decision to Adopt a Standard Voltage of 240 Volts, by H. Nimmo, 571
  • Installations Section:
  • Mineral-Insulated Metal-Sheathed Conductors, by F. W. Tomlinson and H. M. Wright, 31
  • Coreless Induction Furnaces, by M“ J. Marchbanks, 404
  • Measurements Section:
  • Instruments for Special Purposes, by R. W. Griffin, 199
  • Engine Ignition Faults and New Method of Diagnosis and Location during Running, by F. R. F. Ramsay and W. Nethercot, 417
  • Radio Section :
  • Film-Forming Materials used in Insulation, by C. R. Pye, 7
  • Hyperbolic Navigation, by J. A. Pierce, 111 New Dielectric and Insulating Materials in
  • Radio Engineering, by Dr. J. C. Swallow and G. P. Britton, 571
  • Transmission Section:
  • Mechanical Stresses in Transformer Windings, by Dr. E. Billig, 9
  • Rural Electrification : Use of Single-Phase System of Supply, by J. S. Pickles and W. H. Wills, 390
  • North-Eastern Centre:
  • Future of Electrical Generation, by W. Dixon,206
  • North Midland Centre :
  • Formation of Installations Group, 232
  • Radiolocation Convention:
  • Programme, 207, 279
  • Report of Proceedings, 317, 367, 389
  • Evolution of Radiolocation, by Sir R. Watson-Watt, 306, 317
  • Aerials for Radar Equipment, by J. A. Ratcliffe, 319
  • Wave Guides, by Dr. M. H. L. PryCe, 319
  • Elements of Radio Meteorology, by Dr.
  • H. G. Booker, 319
  • Experimental Studies of Propagation of Very Short Radio Waves, by E. C. S. Megaw, 319
  • Extratropospheric Influences in Ultra- Short Wave Radar Operation, by Sir E. Appleton, 319
  • Survey of Cathode-Ray Tube Problems in Service Applications, with Special Reference to Radar, by J; G. Bartlett, D. S. Watson and G. Bradfield, 319
  • Electrical Engineers, Institution of
  • —continued. Radiolocation Convention (continued):
  • War-Time Developments in Cathode-Ray Tubes for Radar, by L. C. Jesty, H. Moss and R. Puleston, 367
  • Precision Radar, byW. A. S. Butement, 367 Development of Radio Valves, by Dr. J. H. E. Griffiths, 367
  • Ultra-High Frequency Measurements, by C. B. Oatley, 367
  • Problems in Shipbome Radar, by A. W. Ross, 389
  • Radar Transmitters, by 0. L. Ratsey, 389
  • Radar Receivers, by Dr. W. B. Lewis, 389 Introduction to Circuit Techniques for Radiolocation, by Dr. F. C. Williams, 389
  • Radar Navigation, by Dr. R. A. Smith, 389 Symposium on Degaussing:
  • Programme, 295
  • Historical Introduction to Degaussing, by H. W. K. Kelly, 343
  • Under-Water Measurements of Magnetic Field, by Dr. D. H. Parnum, 343
  • Use of Ships’ Models Magnetically to Scale in Degaussing Research, by R. J. Gossage, 343
  • Magnetic Field of Ship and its Neutralisation by Coil Degaussing, by W. C. Potts, 343
  • Electrical Engineering Aspect of Coil Degaussing, by I. S. Fraser, A. A. Read and B. E. Vieyra, 343
  • Processes Applied to Ship to Alter its State of Magnetisation, by Dr. S. H. Ayliffe, 343
  • Correction of Ships’ Magnetic Compasses for Effects of Degaussing, by H. G. Wassell and D. A. Turner, 343 Electrical Engineers, Supervising, Association of. See Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of
  • — and Radio Engineers, Plastics for (Review),
  • 482
  • Electricity Commissioners. See under Electric Electrodeposited Tin-Zinc Alloys, Corrosion
  • Tests and Deposition Method, 289*, 427 Researches on, 285
  • Electrodepositors’ Technical Society, Method of Electrodeposition of Tin-Zinc Alloys, by R. M. Angles, 427
  • Electro-Hydraulics (Messier), Ltd., Three-
  • Spindle Horizontal Boring Machine, 426* Electron Optics and Electron Microscope (Review), 340
  • Ellesmere Canal, Failure of Bank of, 177*
  • Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd., Direct- and
  • Alternating-Current Comparator, 91*; Distant-Reading British Thermal Unit Meter, 91*
  • Ellis, A. G., on Standardisation of Transformers,
  • 86
  • Embankments, Kentucky Dam, 433*
  • — and Soil Mechanics, 313*. See Errata, 346 Empire Scientific Conference, London, 589, 614 Employees. See Labour
  • Employment. See Labour
  • Endurance Tests. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Engines, Aero. See Aeronautics
  • — Diesel. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine
  • Propulsion; Motorships
  • — Internal-Combustion, Diagnosis of Ignition
  • Faults in, 417
  • — Combustion, Lubrication between Piston Rings and Cylinder Wall in, 69*
  • Combustion, for Motor Vehicles, 309, 331, 604
  • Combustion. See also Twrfiines, Gas
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Motor Car. See Engines, Petrol
  • — Oil, Diesel, Construction in Italy, 295
  • Diesel, for French Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 161
  • Diesel, Marine, 750-b.h.p., M.S. “ Vecta,” 344*
  • Diesel, Marine, Development of Burmeister and Wain Type, 356
  • Diesel. See also Motorships; Marine Propulsion
  • — — Marine, Developments in, 269
  • Marine, 12-h.p. Opposed-Piston (Oil Engines (Coventry), Ltd.), 537*
  • — — Marine, 375-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder Petters,
  • for Minesweepers, 369*
  • — — Six-Cylinder Petters, for Horseferry Road
  • Citadel, 92
  • 720-b.h.p. Twelve-Cylinder V-Type (Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day, Ltd.), 560*
  • See also Tractors and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane. See Aeronautics Diagnosis of Ignition Faults in, 417
  • — — l|-h.p. to 10-h.p. Industrial (Petters, Ltd.), 139
  • Marine, 3-h.p. Single-Cylinder (Petters, Ltd.), 537*
  • — — Motor-Car, Researches on, 5
  • — — Piston-Ring Gumming in, 93*
  • See also Aeronautics; Carburettors;
  • Motor Cars
  • — Steam, Cornish, at Kew Bridge Pumping
  • Station, 518, 619*
  • — — Lanz, Spare Parts for, 520 Marine, Developments in, 269
  • Marine. See also Marine Propulsion;
  • Turbines
  • Ploughing. See Tractors
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Engineers, Characteristics of, 333
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Foreign, in Brazil, Permits for, 342
  • — Institutions. See Znstitwfions
  • — Memorial Service, Westminster Abbey, 207 Engineering Apprentices. See Education
  • — Bibliography, Present State of, 247
  • — Centenaries in 1946,15
  • — Contracts. See Contracts
  • — for Dams (Review), 195
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Industry in Italy, 295
  • Withdrawal from Essential Work Orders 135
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories; National
  • Physical
  • — and Marine Exhibition, Olympia, 1947, 111
  • Engineering Outlook, Economic Review, 27,
  • 53, 77, 101, 123, 149, 172, 197, 220, 244, 268, 292. See Errata, 216
  • — and Scientific Association of Ireland, Peat
  • Combustion for Industrial Steam Heating, by A. J. Woods, 223
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • — Standards. See Standards Institution
  • — Works. See WorAs
  • England, invasion of, and Photographic Reconnaissance, 568,580
  • English Channel, “ Pluto ” Pipeline Across, Experiments on Craft for, 473
  • English Electric Co., Ltd., Diesel-Electric Drive for M.S. “ Vecta,” 344*
  • English, Dr. S., on Lighting of Airports, 501 Equilibrium Diagrams, Alloys. See Metallurgy Ericsson Torpedo, 243
  • Escher Wyss 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 1*. 25*, 49*
  • Essential Work Orders, Withdrawal of Engineering Industry from Provisions, 135 Estuaries, Tidal, Effect of Obstructions in, 241* Europe, Inland Transport in, Report on, 135.
  • See 279
  • — “ Liberation,” 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440* European Central Inland Transport Organisation. Programme of, 279. See 135
  • Euston Station, Railway Signalling Exhibition at, 375
  • Evans, E. A., on Oxidation of Transformer Oils, 380
  • Evaporator for 2,500-kW Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • Everest, Dr. A. B., on Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron, 117*
  • Everett, Edgcumbe & Co., Ltd. Time-Measuring Instruments, 41
  • Evershed & Vignoles, Ltd., Fuel Gauges, 89* Ewing Medal, Award to Prof. R. V. Southwell,
  • 399
  • Exchanger, Heat, for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 4*, 25*
  • Exhibition, “ Britain Can Make It,” 327
  • — British Scientific Instruments, Stockholm,
  • 227, 591
  • — Chemical Research, Imperial Chemical In
  • dustries, Ltd., 443, 536
  • — Engineering and Marine, Olympia, 1947, 111
  • — Gauge and Tool Makers’ Association, 42*,
  • 65*,113*, 136*
  • — Inspection Equipment, Newcastle-upon-
  • Tyne, 39,107
  • — Lighting, Illuminating Engineering So
  • ciety’s, 501
  • — Measuring and Inspection, A. Herbert, Ltd.,
  • 11,81,222*
  • — Metallurgical Products, Johnson, Matthey &
  • Co., Ltd., 618
  • — Mine Lighting, 163
  • — “ Modern Homes,” 332
  • — National, of Industrial Design, 327
  • — Railway Signalling, at Euston Station, 375
  • — Scientific Apparatus, Physical Society’s, 15,
  • 40*,89*,114*
  • — Welsh Industries Fair, Cardiff, 581, 607
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX Experimental Tank. See TanA Explosives, Surplus, Utilisation of, 138 Exports, Engineering, Need for, 542
  • — Trade. See Trade ; and Industries in PARA
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Extensometer for Plastics, 241*
  • Extratropospheric Influences in Radar Operation, 319
  • FACTORIES, Employment of Women. See Labour
  • — Government, Release and Allocation of, 27,
  • 77,101,149,173, 246
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Rolls-Royce, Hillington, Disposal of, 231 Fair, Trade. See Exhibition
  • Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., " Firefly IV ” Fighter Aeroplane, 583*; “ Spearfish ”
  • Bombing Aeroplane, 583*
  • Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd.,
  • S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511* Fairhurst, T. W., the Late, 616 Faraday Medal, Award to Sir E. V. Appleton,
  • 87, 423
  • Farming. See Agriculture ; Tractors
  • Fatigue of Aluminium Alloys, Effect of Residual Stresses on, 280
  • — of Metals and Damping Capacity, 280, 358*,
  • 381*
  • — Tests of Metals. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • Federation of British Industries, Conference on Industry and Research, 281; 327; Doubts on Steel Nationalisation, 471
  • — of Coated Macadam Industries, Luncheon,
  • 519
  • Feed-Water System for 2,500-kW Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • Female Labour. See Labour and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Fennell, W., on Fundamental Legislation for Electricity Supply to Customers, 181 Ferro-Concrete. See Concrete, Reinforced, and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Field, A. E., the Late, 249
  • " Fiji,” H.M. Cruiser, Torpedo Damage to, 405* Films, Cinematograph, Industrial, Need for List of, 496
  • of Lord Kelvin’s Career, 501
  • Reproduction of Documents, Peace- Time Future, 135
  • — — of Water-Tube Boiler Construction
  • (Babcock & Wilcox, Ltd.), 271*
  • — Forming Materials Used in Insulation, 7
  • — Protective, for Tin-Zinc Alloy Coatings, 291* Filters, Dust, Electrostatic, Hams Hall “ B ”
  • Power Station, 98*
  • — Magnetic, for Coolant and Lubricating Oil,
  • Philips Industrial (Philips Lamps, Ltd.), 105*
  • — for Used Lubricating Oil, Researches on, 5
  • — Wave, Electric, Theory and Design of
  • (Review), 171
  • Filtration of Used Lubricating Oil, Researches on, 5
  • Finance of Electricity Supply, 399
  • Fire Mains in H.M. Ships, Experience with, 377, 402
  • Fireboxes, Locomotive, Heat Transfer in, 493 Fireclay, Hot-Strength Characteristics of, 190 “ Firefly IV ” Fighter-Reconnaissance Aeroplane, 583*
  • Firth of Forth Road Bridge Scheme, 293 Fitting of Shafts in Holes. See Gauges Fitzgerald, T., on Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical-and Automobile Engineers, 304. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 328, 352, 424
  • Fiume, Torpedo Manufacture at, 169
  • Fixture and Jig System (Wharton & Olding,
  • Ltd.), 608*
  • Flame Throwers, Researches on, 23
  • Flanges, Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of, 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448
  • Flaw Detector, Supersonic-Wave (H. Hughes & Son, Ltd.), 42, 472
  • Fleet. See Warships
  • “Fleetwood,” H.M.S., Radio-Navigation
  • Equipment in, 423, 451
  • Flight. See Aeronautics Floating Dock. See Dock
  • Flood Control, Kentucky Dam on Tennessee River, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Scheme for Missouri River, 594
  • Flooring, Bitumen Mixtures for, Specification
  • 490
  • — Clay Tiles for, Specification, 394
  • — Softwood, Specification, 562
  • Flour Mill, Electrification of (Metropolitan-
  • Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 199*
  • Flow of Gases at Sonic and Supersonic Speeds, 207, 325,329
  • Flue Blocks for Gas Fires and Ventilation, Specification, 418
  • Fluids, Mechanics of, Elementary (Review), 506
  • Fluorescent-Lighting Practice, 501
  • Fog-Dispersal Experiments in United States, 246
  • Process, Researches on, 33
  • Forbes, W. A. D., on Under-Water Paints and Fouling of Ships, 498
  • Forgings, Aluminium-Alloy, Manufacture, 138
  • — Drop. See Drop Forging
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Steel, Overheating of, 496
  • Forrest, G., on Fatigue of Aluminium Alloys
  • 280
  • Forth Road Bridge Scheme, 293
  • Foster, H., on Industrial War Records, 39
  • Fouling of Ships, and Under-Water Paints,
  • 468
  • Foundations, Kentucky Dam, 337*, 435* —- for Railway Bridge Over River Eden', 555*
  • — and Soil Mechanics, 313*. See Errata, 346 Foundry. See Castings; Moulding
  • — Work. See Die Casting
  • Foundrymen, British Institute of. See British Fox, F. A., on Influence of Surface Preparation on Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys, 305
  • Fox & Offord, Ltd., Pressure Casting Die, 136* France, Aircraft Production in (Review), 437
  • — Torpedo Manufacture in, 170
  • — See also French
  • Fraser, I. S., on Electrical Engineering Aspect of Coil Degaussing, 343
  • Freeman, G. F., on Public Examinations in Engineering, 328. See 257. See LETTERS, 304,400
  • French Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 161
  • — Industrial Research Organisation, Visit to
  • England, 615
  • — Railways, Restoration Work on, 399
  • —- See also France
  • Friction in Bolts and Nuts, 409*
  • — Tool, and Machinability, 544, 569, 573,
  • 575*, 582, 593, 617, 620*, 622*
  • Froude Experimental Tank, Experiments for “ Mulberry ” Harbour, 473
  • Fry, L. H., on Heat Transfer in Locomotive Boiler, 493
  • Fuel Cells, Flexible, for Aircraft (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 584*
  • — for Commercial Motor Vehicles, 341, 365,
  • 548, 571, 604
  • — Consumption, 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine
  • Power Plant, 49*
  • — Economy in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472
  • — — Resulting from District Heating, 140
  • — Gas-Producer, for Transport, Testing of,
  • Specification, 82
  • — and Gas Research at Leeds University,
  • Report on, 543
  • — Gauges (Evershed & Vignoles, Ltd.), 89*
  • — Institute of, Melchett Lecture on Team Work in Research, by Dr. C. H. Lander, 21*, 33; Report of Council, 375 ; Presidential Address by Dr. E. W. Smith, 375 ; Conference on Waste-Heat Recovery, Programme, 342; Midland Section, District Heating, by Prof. R. O. Kapp, 140; East Midland Section, Training of Fuel Technologists, by Dr. J. W. Whitaker, 165
  • — Liquid, Synthetic, Work in United States
  • on, 422
  • See also Oit Fuel
  • — Low-Grade, Utilisation of, Report on, 133.
  • See LETTER, 304
  • — OU. See Oit Fuel
  • — Position in Argentina, 342
  • — and Power, Ministry of, Utilisation of Low-
  • Grade Fuels, 133. See LETTER, 304; Report on War-Time Coal-Mine Mechanisation and General Position at Present Time, by G. M. Gullick, 162,175
  • — System for Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas
  • Turbine, 214*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • — Technologists, Training of, 165
  • — See also Coal; Oil; Gas; Peat; Pul
  • verised Fuel
  • Furnace, BoUer. See Stoker
  • — Electric Induction, Coreless, 404
  • in Swedish Iron and Steel Industry, 448 —for Tools (C. M. G. Calver, Ltd.), 500*
  • — for Gas Carburising Plant (Incandescent
  • Heat Co., Ltd.), 488*
  • Furnace for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power
  • Plant, 4*
  • — Thermostats for, 413
  • Fused-Salt Pre-Treatment Methods for Tinning
  • Oast Iron, 550*
  • Fusion Welding. See Welding
  • GARVIE, H. T., the Late, 328
  • Gas Absorption by Magnesium Alloys, 305,428*
  • — Appliances, Jointing Material for, Specification, 514
  • — Carburising Plant (Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 488*
  • — Compressor for Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas
  • Turbine, 213*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • — Cylinders, Steel, Specification, 586
  • — Fired Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Fires and Ventilation Flue Brjcks for,
  • Specification, 418
  • — Flow at Sonic and Supersonic Speeds, 207,
  • 325, 329
  • — and Fuel Research at Leeds University,
  • Report on, 543
  • — and Gas Works. See also PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • — Heated Appliances for Domestic Purposes,
  • Specification, 490
  • — Producer. See Producer
  • — Regulator (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.)
  • 40*
  • — Turbine. See Turbine
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Hydrogen, etc.
  • Gasoline. See Petrol; Engine, Petrol; Carburettors; Aeronautics
  • Gates, Mitre, Navigation Lock, Kentucky Dam, 385*
  • — Spillway, Kentucky Dam, 386*
  • Gauge, Calliper, Dial-Reading (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.), 68*
  • — Depth, Float-Operated, for Flexible Fuel
  • Cells for Aircraft, 585*
  • — Fuel, “ Free-Float ” and “ Roll Float ”
  • (Evershed & Vignoles, Ltd.), 89*
  • — Inspection, Air-Operated (Brookside Engineers, Ltd.), 65*
  • — Screw-Thread, Roller Type (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.), 67*
  • — Strain, for Use in Ships, 425
  • — Thickness, Electric Micrometer (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 40*
  • — and Tool Makers’ Association, Exhibition, 42*, 65*, 113*, 136* ; Work of, 279 ; Luncheon, 616
  • Gawn, R. W. L., on Model Experiments in Mine Warfare 449
  • Gear, Lubricant, Testing Machine for, 114
  • — Motor Car, Researches on Durability, 6
  • — Rolling-Mill Pinion, Repair by Thermit
  • Welding (Murex, Ltd.), 32*
  • — Transmission, for Tanks, 353,378
  • Geared Turbines, Marine. See Marine Propulsion
  • Gee Radio Navigation System, 451
  • “ Gemini ” Aeroplane, 174
  • General Electric Co., Ltd., Impedance Meter, 115
  • General Electric Co. (New York), 35,000-kVA Alternators, Kentucky Dam, 433*
  • Generating Plant, Electric, Private, Specification, 538
  • — Station. See Power Station
  • Generator, Electric, Battersea Power Station, 17, 42
  • 9,000-s.h.p., S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • — — Constructed in 1945,124
  • Deformation of Windings of, 14
  • 50,000-kW, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • Hand-Driven, Tests of, 553*
  • 250-kW, for Horseferry Road Citadel, 92 for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 4*
  • 35,000-kVA Kentucky Dam, 433*
  • Micanite for Commutator Separators, Specification, 466
  • 2,500-kW, for Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • for M.S. “ Vecta,” 344*
  • See also Turbo-Generators
  • Geological Model, Kentucky Dam Site, 338*
  • George, C. W., on Method of Assessment of Machinability, 621*. See 544, 569
  • George, P., on Oxidation of Liquid Hydrocarbons, 379
  • German Industry, Disintegration due to Allied Air Attacks, 613
  • and Patents Control, Report on, 229
  • — Navy, Preparations for Invasion of England,
  • 568,580
  • — Supersonic Wind Tunnel, Transfer to United
  • States, 7
  • — Switchgear Design, Report on, 224
  • — Tanks, Steering Mechanisms of, 353, 378
  • — War-Time Production, Quality of, 13 Germany, 2-10-0 Type Locomotive, with Air-
  • Cooled Condenser, 355
  • — Torpedo Manufacture in, 170
  • — Turbo-Electric Propulsion in, 143
  • — Work on Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine in, 263 Giffen, Prof. E., Award of Institution of Automobile Engineers’ Medal to, 615
  • Girders. See Beams ; Bridges
  • Glacier Metal Co., Ltd., Bimetallic Bushes for Small Bearings, 585
  • Glasgow, Disposal of Rolls-Royce Factory, Hillington, 231
  • — University, 200-Million Volt Betatron for
  • Nuclear Research, 583
  • Glass Tubing, Manufacture of, 222
  • Glassware, Volumetric, Tests at National Physical Laboratory, 321*
  • Gloucester, Castle Meads Power Station, Segmental Ash-Plate for Chain-Grate Stokers, 294*
  • — Cheltenham Railway, Widening of, 30*
  • “ Goblin ” Jet-Propulsion Aero Engine, 175* Goodall, Sir S. V., on Royal Navy at Outbreak of War, 353,376,402
  • Goodrich, W. E., on Overheating of Nickel- Chromium-Molybdenum Steel, 496
  • Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Co. (Great Britain), Ltd., Brake for Aircraft Landing Wheels, 608*
  • Gossage, E. J., on Use of Ships’ Models in Degaussing Research, 343
  • Gossling, P. W. L., on International Research on Transformer Oils, 379; on Sludging Value of Transformer Oil, 380
  • Gothenburg Experimental Tank, Experiments on Cargo Liners, 449
  • Gould, F. A., on Standards of Mass, 401
  • Government Factories, Release and Allocation of, 27, 77,101,149,173, 246
  • — and Iron and Steel Industry, 397, 446, 471,-
  • 517
  • — Offices, Underground, Emergency, 92
  • — Railways. See Railways
  • Governor Gear, 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 50*
  • — for 44,000-h.p. Hydraulic Turbine, Kentucky Dam, 388
  • Grain, Moisture Meter for (Mullard Wireless Service Co., Ltd.), 89*
  • Grand Coulee Irrigation Scheme, 65,000-h.p. Centrifugal Pump for, 7
  • Grant, J. W., on Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron,117*
  • Grates, Combination, Domestic, Specification, 490
  • — See also Stoker
  • Gratings, Gully, Road, Specification, 274 Graving Dock. See Dock
  • Gray, F. A., on Fuel Utilisation in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472
  • — Lecture on Alternating-Current Turbo
  • Electric Ship Propulsion, 111, 142*, 166*
  • Great Western Railway, Widening of Gloucester-Cheltenham Line, 30* ; Report on Sun Bank Accident, 177*
  • Greenly, Lieut.-Col. Sir John, Award of Platinum Medal to, 259
  • Greenock, Torpedo Manufacture at, 170, 243
  • Greenwich Observatory, Removal to Hurst- monceaux Castle, 414
  • Gresley, Sir N., Locomotives of (Review), 196 Grieg, E. C., the Late, 491
  • Griffin, R. W., on Instruments for Special Purposes, 199
  • Griffith, M. V., on Transient Warming of Rooms, 326
  • Griffiths, Dr. E., on Refrigerated Transport of Meat in Tropics, 453*
  • Griffiths, Dr. J. H. E., on Evolution of Radio Valves, 367
  • ” Griffon ” Aero Engine, 128*
  • Grinding Machines. See Machine Tools
  • Grogan, J. D., on Intercrystalline Corrosion of Aluminium-Copper Alloy, 280
  • Grouting, Foundation for Kentucky Dam, 435
  • Guerin Process for Bakelite Laminated Sheet Production, 249*
  • Guerrier, Comdr. H. E., on Pay of Skilled Tradesmen, 17. See LETTERS, 64
  • Guilloton, Dr. R., on Wave Profiles and Hull Resistance, 532
  • Gullick, G. M., War-Time Development in Coal Mines Mechanisation, 162,175
  • Gully Gratings, Road, Specification, 274
  • Gun Mountings, Responsibility of Naval Engineers, 577
  • I Naval, Tilt Tests for, 499
  • — Turrets for Aircraft (Boulton Paul Aircraft,
  • Ltd.), 18
  • — See also Ballistics ; Explosives ; Warships
  • and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Gunnery, Application of High-Pressure Gear Pump to, 183, 185, 208, 284*, 310*, 334*. See LETTER, 232
  • — Application of Radar to, 307, 389 Gunpowder. See Explosives
  • Gypsum Plasterboard Specification, 58
  • HALFORD, MAJOR F. B., on Jet Propulsion, 421
  • Hall, J. A., on Measurements of Temperature, 402
  • Hamblin, H- J-, on Tests of Pneumatic Tyres for Farm Tractors, 201
  • Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, Birmingham, 97*
  • Handforth, J. R., on Aluminium-Alloy Forgings and Stampings, 138
  • Handling Plant, Ash, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • Coal, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • Hankins, Dr. G. A., on Flow of Gases at Supersonic Speeds, 207, 325,329; on Mechanics of Cutting Operation, 574*. See 544, 569, 593,617
  • Hanstock, Dr. R. F., on Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, 358*, 381*. See 280
  • Harbour, “ Mulberry,” Model Experiments for, 473
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Hardness Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Hardy, T. W. B., on Theory of Lock Nuts, 16. See LETTERS, 39,112,161
  • Harker, G. F. H., on Drawing Tangents and Normals to Plane Curves, 209*
  • Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Launch of H.M. Aircraft Carrier “ Eagle,” 279 ; Development of Burmeister and Wain Oil Engine by, 356 Harris, Prof. J. E., on Under-Water Paints and Fouling of Ships, 498
  • Hartley, A., on Overheating and Burning of Steels, 496
  • Hartridge, Prof. H., on Light and Vision, 501 Hartshorn, Dr. L., on Electrical Standards, 402 Harvey Steam Engine, Valve Gear, 619*. See 510,518
  • Haslar Experimental Tank, Experiments on Mine Warfare, 449
  • Hatfield Memorial Lecture on Dr. W. H. Hatfield’s Services to Metallurgy, 461
  • Haulage Methods, Underground, for Mining Engineers, Manual of (Review), 52
  • Hauser, H. H., on Sintered Metallic Powders for Electrical Contacts, 188*
  • Hay Drying and Electricity Supply, 469
  • Health, Ministry of, Central Advisory Water Committee, 567
  • Heat Control by Thermostat, History, 314, 391
  • — Engines. See Engines; Turbines; Aeronautics
  • — Exchanger for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine
  • Power Plant, 4*, 25*
  • — Insulation, Lagging Materials for Textile
  • Factories, 21*
  • — Transfer Coefficients in Surface Condensers,
  • 505*
  • in Locomotive Boiler, 493
  • Team Research Work in, 22
  • — Treatment of Metals. See Metallurgy
  • — Waste. See Waste Heat
  • Heater, Air, for 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 4*
  • Heathrow, London Air Port, Progress of, 303
  • Heating and Cooking Unit, Domestic (Building Component Producers Association, Ltd.) 332
  • — Curves, Alloys. See Metallurgy
  • — District, Advantages and Limitations of, 140
  • — Plant, Steam, Experiences with Peat Fuel
  • for, 223
  • — Transient, of Rooms, Report on, 326 Heavy Motor Car Order 1904, 309, 331 Hebblethwaite, W. M., on Operating Experience with La Mont Boilers, 87
  • Helicopters. See Aeronautics
  • Herbert, A., Ltd., Measuring and Inspection Exhibition, 11, 81,222* ; “ Abrasaw ” for Non-Metallic Materials, 20 ; Double-Anvil Thread Comparator, 81, 222* ; Hexagon Turret Lathe for Bar Work, 272* ; Vertical Knee-Type Milling Machine. 486* ; Automatic Face Cutter Grinding Machine, 523*
  • Hickman, M. J., on Refrigerated Transport of Meat in Tropics, 453*
  • Hiduminium R. R. 56, Damping Capacity and Fatigue of, 381*
  • High Duty Alloys, Ltd., Research on Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, 280, 358*, 381*
  • — Speed Steel. See Steel
  • — Temperature Tests. See Tests (Materials) Highland Agriculture, Electrification of, Report, 469
  • Highways. See Roads
  • Hill, Prof. A. V., on Publication of Results of War-Time Scientific Research, 112
  • Hillington, Rolls-Royce Factory, Disposal of, 231
  • Hinchcliffe, M. R., on Gravity Die-Casting from Engineers’ Viewpoint, 45*
  • Hindley, Dr. W. N., on Error in Diamond- Pyramid Hardness Measurements, 286*
  • History of Kirkstall Forge through Seven Centuries (Review), 412
  • — Railway, British, 1846-1946, 566
  • H. M. SS. See under Warships Hodge, R., the Late, 534
  • Hoists. See prunes; Sheers
  • Holes, Fitting of Shafts in. See Gauges Holidays, Summer Vacation Work Scheme,
  • Imperial College, 63
  • Hollings, J. S., Award of Bessemer Medal to, 424
  • Holroyd, Dr. R. H., on Processes of Destructive Hydrogenation, 447
  • Holt, J. & Co. (Liverpool), Ltd., on Lanz Steam Engine, 520
  • Holt, W. J., on Admiralty-Type Motor Fishing "VPQGJPIQ
  • Hong Kong Dockyard, 577*, 601*
  • Honours List, King’s Birthday, 591, 615 New Year, 15, 63, 87
  • Hookham, G., on Tensions in Hanging Wires, 460* ; on Formulae for Calculation of Pipe- Bend Angles, 507*
  • Horseferry Road Citadel', Machinery Equipment of, 92
  • Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 2,000-kW, 1* 25*, 49*
  • — Water Service, Domestic, Centralised, Speci
  • fication, 466
  • Supply by Gas for Schools, Specification’ 562
  • House of Commons, Ventilating Arrangements, 591
  • — Construction, “ Modern Homes ” Exhibition, 332
  • — Electric Fittings and Lamps for, Specification, 538
  • Installations for, Specification, 346 Household Appliances, Market for, Report, 85.
  • See LETTER, 136
  • Housing Estates, Electricity Load in, 398
  • Hughes, H., & Son, Ltd., Supersonic Flaw Detector, 42, 472; Split-Field Direct- Current Motor, 42*
  • Hull Resistance of Ships, Calculation of, 532
  • Hulse, C., on Fuel Efficiency in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472
  • Hume-Rothery, Dr. W., on Magnesium-Silver - Lithium Alloys, 305
  • Humidity-Measuring Instruments, 199 Hurstmonceux Castle, Removal of Greenwich
  • Observatory to, 414
  • Hydraulic Power Plant. See Power PZanZ
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Turbines. See Turbines ; Power Plant Hydraulics. See Irrigation ; Water Hydrocarbons, Liquid, Oxidation of, 379 Hydro-Electric Power Plant. See Power Plant Hydrogen, Absorption by Aluminium-Magne-
  • sium Alloy, 305, 428*, 438
  • Hydrogenation of Coal, Work in United States on, 422
  • — Destructive, Processes of, 447
  • Hyperbolic Navigation, 111
  • ICE. See Refrigeration
  • I.C.I. Metals, Ltd., Research on Computations in Metal Strip Rolling, 281
  • Ignition Faults in Internal-Combustion Engine, Diagnosis of, 417
  • " Ilex,” H.M. Destroyer, La Mont Boiler in, 87 Illinois Central Railway Bridge, Kentucky Dam, 339*
  • Illuminating Engineering Society, London Convention and Exhibition: Light and Vision, by Prof. H. Hartridge, 501; New Lamps for Old, by L. J. Davies, 501; Laboratory Techniques for Solving War- Time Visibility Problems, by W. R. Stevens and J. M. Waldram, 501; Lighting of Airports, by Dr, S. English, 501; Daylight and Town Planning, by W. Allen, 501; Fluorescent Lighting Practice, by W. J. Jones, 501
  • Illumination, Daylight, and Electricity Supply Demand, 158
  • — See also Light; Lighting ; and Lamps under
  • Electric
  • Impact Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Chemical Research Exhibition, 443; 536; Flexible Fuel Cells for Aircraft, 584*
  • — College of Science and Technology, Fuel
  • Research at, 22*; Report on Vacation Work Scheme; 63; Mine-Lighting Exhibition, 163
  • Import Trade. See Trade
  • Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd., Gas Carburising Plant, 488*
  • — Lamps. See Lamps under Electric Indexing, Abstracting and Bibliographies, 247 India Rubber. See Rubber
  • Indicator, Temperature, Marine (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 40*
  • Induction Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric
  • — Motor. See Motor, Electric
  • Industrial Agreements and Disputes. See Labour and Trade Societies in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Design, Council of, National Exhibition of
  • Industrial Design in Consumer Goods, 32,
  • — Economics. See Labour -— Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Management. See WorAs Management
  • — Notes. See Labour Notes under Labour
  • — Process Control, Principles of (Review), 5
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Statistics, Need for, 230
  • Industries, British, Federation of. See Federation
  • — Welsh,; Cardiff1 Fair, 581, 607
  • — See also Trade and PARAGRAPH INDEX Industry and Emergency legislation, 277
  • — and Research, Conference on, 281, 327
  • — United States, Effect on War on, 182
  • — University Graduates in, 37
  • Inertia and Mass, Removal of Ambiguities Regarding, 259
  • Ingots, Magnesium-Alloy, Specification, 250 Inland Navigation. See Navigation; Canals; Rivers, etc
  • — Transport in Europe, Report on, 135
  • Organisation, European, Programme, 279 Inspection Equipment Exhibition, Newcastle- upon-Tyne, 39,107
  • — Gauge, Air-Operated (Brookside Engineers,
  • Ltd.), 65*
  • — and Measuring Exhibition, A. Herbert, Ltd.,
  • 11, 81, 222*
  • Institute of Transport. See Transport
  • — See Institutions
  • Institution, British Standards; See Standards
  • — Elections, 10, 58, 82,106,154,178, 226,250,
  • 298, 322, 346, 370, 394,J466, 490, 562, 586, 610
  • — Royal. See Royal Institution
  • — Technical and Scientific. See Aeronautical
  • Society, Royal; Agricultural Engineering, National Institute of; Arts, Royal Society of; Automobile Engineers, Institution of; British Association ; British Foundrymen, Institute of ; Canada, Engineering Institute of; Chemical Engineers, Institution of; Chemists, British Association of; Civil Engineers, Institution of; Consulting Engineers, Association of ; Electrical Engineers, Institution of; Electrodepositors’ Technical Society; Engineering and Scientific Association of Ireland; Fuel, Institute of; Illuminating Engineering Society; Iron and Steel Institute; Junior Institution of Engineers ; Libraries, Special, and Information Bureau, Association of; Locomotive Engineers, Institution of; Manchester Association of Engineers; Marine Engineers, Institute of; Maudslay Society; Mechanical Engineers, American Society of ; Mechanical Engineers, Institution of; Metals, American Society for; Metals, Institute of ; Mining Engineers, Institution of; Municipal Electrical Association, Incorporated; Naval Architects, Institution of; Newcomen Society; North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders ; Petroleum, Institute of; Physical Society; Physics, Institute of; Radio Engineers of America, Institute of; Refrigeration, Institute of; Royal Society ; Statistical Society, Royal; Structural Engineers, Institution of ; Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of; Swiss Association of Electricians ; Testing Materials, American Society for; Transport, Institute of; Welding, Institute of; Wrought Light Alloys Association
  • Instruments for Measuring Physical Quantities, 199
  • — Measuring, for Strains in Ships, 425
  • — Optical, in Engineering (Review), 316
  • — Scientific, British, Exhibition in Stockholm,
  • 227, 591
  • (Review), 506
  • — See also Aeronautics ; Electric Insulation. See Heat; Electric Integrators, Photometric, Specification, 154 Internal-Combustion Engines. See Aero-
  • nawZics ; Engines; Motor Cars; Tractors ; Turbine, Gas
  • International Combustion, Ltd., Boiler Plant for Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • — Temperature Scale, Measurement of Tem
  • perature on, 402
  • — Trade.' See Trade
  • Invasion of England and Photographic Reconnaissance, 568,580
  • Inventions, Netherlands, Patents During 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries (Review), 340
  • —- Value to Engineers, 333
  • — See also Patents
  • Irish Hospitals’ Trust, Ltd., Experience with Peat Fuel for Steam Raising, 223
  • Iron Alloys. See Metallurgy and Steel
  • — Case-Hardening. See Heat Treatment under
  • Metallurgy
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment. See Metallurgy
  • — Joint Council, Report on Iron and Steel
  • Industry Modernisation, 446, 471
  • — and Steel Industry Modernisation, Report
  • on, 446,471
  • Industry, Nationalisation of, Government Policy, 397, 446, 471, 517
  • — Industry, North-East Coast, Electricity Supply to, 270
  • Industry, Re-equipment Plans, 28
  • Industry, Services Rendered by Science to, 476, 485
  • Industry, United States, Plans for, 594
  • Iron and Steel Institute :
  • Monthly Bulletin, Change of Format, 227 Hatfield Memorial Lecture on Dr. Hatfield’s Services to Metallurgy, by Dr.
  • G. B. Waterhouse, 461
  • AuZumw AfeeZing, London, 1945 :
  • Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron, by Dr. A. B. Everest, J. W. Grant and
  • H. Morrogh, 117*
  • Sources of Error in Diamond-Pyramid Hardness Measurements on Hardened Steel, by Dr. W. N. Hindley., 286* AnmaiZ Meeting,. London, 1946 :
  • Programme,’ 31'8
  • Report of Council, 424
  • Report of Honorary Treasurer, 424
  • Bessemer Medal, Award to J. S. Hollings, 424
  • Hot Strength Characteristics of Moulding Sands, by Drs. W. Davis and W. J. Rees, 190*
  • Annual Luncheon, 447
  • Formation of Iron and Steel Engineering Group, 448
  • Election of Officers, 448
  • Presidential Address, by Dr. C. H. Desch, on Science and Steel Industry, 476, 485. See 448
  • Reports of Discussions, 448, 472, 496
  • Fuel Problems in Swedish Iron and Steel Industry, by Dr. M. Tigerschiold, 448, 472
  • Problems in Fuel Efficiency, by C. Hulse and Dr. R. J. Sarjant, 448, 472
  • Fuel Utilisation in Iron and Steel Works, by N. H. Turner and F. A. Gray, 448, 472
  • Detection of Cracks in Steel by Means of Supersonic Waves, by Dr. C. H. Desch,
  • D. O. Sproule and W. J; Dawson, 472 Some Aspects of Overheating of Steel Drop Forgings, by H. J. Merchant, 496
  • Overheating and Burning of Steels, by A. Preece, A. Hartley, Dr. S. E. Mayer and J. Nutting; 496
  • Overheating and Burning of Nickel-Chro- mium-Molybdenum Steel, by W. E. Goodrich, 496
  • Effect of Oxygen on Isothermal Transformations of Steel and Suggested Test for Burning, by Prof. F. C. Thompson and Dr. L. R. Stanton, 496
  • Some Experiments on Overheating, by
  • J. Woolman and H. W. Kirkby, 496
  • Tinning of Cast Iron, by R. A. Cresswell, 526*, 550*
  • Iron and Steel Manufacture in Chile, 342
  • ._ ._ production in United Kingdom, Statistics, 27
  • Works. See Works
  • —I— See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Tests. See TesZs (Materials)
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Cast Iron ; Steel; Metallurgy Ironwork, Structural. See Bridges ; Structures Irrigation and Navigation, Columbia, River
  • Scheme, 590
  • — Scheme, Grand Coulee, 65,000-h.p. Centri
  • fugal Pump for, 7
  • —- — for Missouri River, 594 Yangtze River, 303
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Italy, Engineering Industry in, 295
  • — Torpedo Manufacture in, 170
  • Iterson, F. van, on Utilisation of Low-Grade Fuels, 304. See 133
  • JARU, LTD., Exhibits of Bearings at Welsh Industries Fair, 607
  • “ Javelin,” H.M. Destroyer, Torpedo Damage to, 405*
  • Jesty, L. C., oh Cathode-Ray Tubes for Radar, 367
  • Jet Propulsion and Commercial Flight, 421
  • — — Engine, Effect of Supersonic Flight, 542.
  • See Erratum, 587
  • Gas Turbine, Researches on, 22*
  • — — Gas Turbine, Whittle, 212*, 237*, 261*.
  • See Erratum, 239
  • “ Goblin ” Engine, 175*
  • Jig and Fixture System (Wharton and Olding, Ltd.), 608*
  • Johnson, J., Machinery of S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • Johnson, Matthey & Co., Ltd., Exhibition of Metallurgical Products, 618
  • Johnstone, L., on Effect of Machinability on Medium Engineering Production, 606. See 569, 593
  • Jointing Material for Gas Appliances, Specification, 514
  • Jones, A. A., & Shipman, Ltd., Crankshaft Drilling and Reaming Machine, 522*
  • Jones, E. H. (Machine Tools), Ltd., 10-in. Cylindrical Grinding Machine, 248* ; Sigma Mechanical Comparator, 414*
  • Jones, W. J., on Fluorescent Lighting Practice, 501
  • vin GENERAL INDEX.
  • Journals. See Bearings
  • Junior Institution of Engineers, Stevens Lecture on Processes of Destructive Hydrogenation, by .Dr. R. H. Holroyd, 447 ; Annual Luncheon, 495
  • KAPP, Prof. R. O., on District Heating, 140
  • Kaye, J., & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd., Synchronous Drive for Carding Machines, 368*
  • Kearns, H. W., & Co., Ltd., Three-Spindle Horizontal Boring Machine, 416*
  • Keller, Dr. C., on 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 1*, 25*, 49*
  • ‘’Kelly,’’ H.M. Destroyer, Torpedo Damage to, 405*
  • Kelly, H. W. K., on History of Degaussing, 343
  • Kelvin Lecture on Nuclear Physics and the Future, by Prof. M. L. Oliphant, 423
  • Kelvin, Lord, Cinematograph Film of Career, 501
  • Kendall, J. T., on Production of Atomic Energy, 75*, 100
  • Kenneford, A. S., on Machinability Testing Methods Using Pendulum Machines, 599*. See 544, 569
  • Kent, G., Ltd., War Record of, 534
  • Kentucky Dam on Tennessee River, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Kerr, Dr. R., on Corrosion-Resistance of Electrodeposited Tin-Zinc Alloys, 289*
  • Kew Bridge Pumping Station, Cornish Engines at, 518, 619*
  • Keynes, Lord, Nomination to Fellowship of Royal Society, 532
  • Kincaid, J. G., & Co., Ltd., S.S. ’’ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • Kinematograph. See Cinematograph King’s Birthday Honours List, 591, 615 Kingsmoor-Carlisle Railway Widening, 555* Kirkby, H. W., on Experiments in Overheating of Steel, 496
  • Kirkstall Forge, History Through Seven Centuries (Review), 412
  • Klystron and Magnetron, Theory of, 125*, 148*, 184*
  • Kochel Supersonic Wind Tunnel, Transfer to United States, 7
  • Krakatoa Eruption and Seismic Sea Waves, 484
  • LABORATORY, Research, Institution of
  • Automobile Engineers, Transfer to Motor
  • Industry Research Association, 615
  • — Testing, Metallurgy Division, Royal Aircraft
  • Establishment, 236
  • — See also National Physical
  • Labour :
  • Coal-Mining Industry, Plans for Recruitment, Education and Training in (Review), 554
  • Labour in Canadian Shipyards, 462, 487, 520, 525
  • — in Engineering Industry, 27, 53, 77,
  • 123, 269, 292
  • — in H.M. Dockyards During War, 405,
  • 437
  • — and National Service, Ministry of,
  • Regulations for Grinding Magnesium Castings, 30; Withdrawal of Essential Work Orders, 135; Mines Mechanisation Training Centre, 175 ; Emergency Legislation, 277
  • — Notes, 20, 44, 68, 92,116,140,164,187, 212, 236, 260, 283, 308, 332, 356, 380, 404, 428, 452, 475, 500, 524, 547, 572, 595, 620. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Mines Mechanisation Training Centre, Sheffield, 175
  • Physical Output per Head in Industry, 27 Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Act, 1927, Repeal of, 183
  • — Unions, Law of (Review), 363
  • Tradesmen, Skilled, Pay of, 17. See LETTERS, 64
  • Wages in Engineering Industry, 54, 125, 294
  • Women in Engineering Industry, 54, 77, 125, 269, 292
  • Lac, Bleached, Specification, 346
  • Lacey, J. M., the Late, 88
  • Lagging Materials. See Heat Insulation Laidlaw, Drew & Co., Whittle Jet-Propulsion
  • Gas Turbine, 212*, 237*, 261*
  • Lake Superior, Schreiber Pulp and Paper Mill, 594
  • La Mont Boiler, Development and Performance of, 87
  • Lamps, Electric. See Electric
  • Lanchester, Dr. F. W., the Late, 256* Land, Derelict, in Black Country, Report, 301 Lander, Dr. C. H., on Team Work in Research, 21*, 33
  • Landing Wheels, Aircraft, Single-Disc Brake for, 608*
  • Lanz Steam Engine, Spare Parts for, 520 Larke, E. C., on Computations in Metal Strip
  • Rolling, 281
  • Lathes. See Machine Tools Law. See Legal; Labour; Patents
  • Lawton, F. W., Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • Lay Torpedo, History of, 242
  • Lead-Bearing Materials and Machinability, 544, 569, 573, 593, 600*
  • — Pipes, Specification, 394
  • Leeds University, Gas and Fuel Research,
  • Report on, 543
  • Legal:
  • Atomic Energy Bill, 471
  • Cable and Wireless Limited, Bill, 423
  • Electricity Supply to Customers, Fundamental Legislation, 181
  • Labour Legislation. See Labour Legislation, Emergency, and Industry, 277
  • Legal—continued.
  • Patent Law. See Patents
  • Railway Bills in 1846, 566 Road Transport Legislation, 1896-1946, 309, 331, 341, 365, 462, 548, 571, 604. See Erratum, 331
  • Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, Debate on, 277
  • Synthetic Liquid Fuels Act, 1944, United States, 422
  • Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Act, 1927, Repeal of, 183
  • — Unions, Law of (Review), 363 See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Legislation. See Legal; Labour; Patents Leicester, Atmospheric Pollution in, Report, 157 Leith-Hay-Clark, Major N., on Pay of Skilled
  • Tradesmen, 64. See LETTER, 17
  • Length, Standard of, Measurement, 401 Letters to the Editor, 16, 39, 64, 88,112, 136, 161, 232, 259, 280, 304, 328, 352, 400, 424, 448, 496, 520, 546*, 568, 594
  • Lewis, Dr. W. B,, on Radar Receivers, 389 Leyensetter Machinability Testing Machine, 599*
  • Liardet, A. A., the Late, 185
  • “ Liberation ” 2-8-0 Type Locomotive (Vulcan Foundry, Ltd.), 440*
  • Liberia, Monrovia Port Development, 7 Libraries, Special, and Information Bureaux, Association of, Future of Microfilm Service, 135
  • Liege School of Engineering, Old Students’ Association, Award of Trasenster Medal to Sir E. Appleton, 346
  • Lifts, Electric, Specification, 586
  • Light Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Metal Founders’ Association, Reconstitution
  • of, 351
  • — Navigation, Electrically-Controlled (Londex
  • Ltd.), 522
  • — and Vision, Investigations on, 501
  • — Wavelength as Standard of Length, 401 Lighting of Airports, 501
  • — Exhibition, Illuminating Engineering
  • Society’s, 501
  • — Fluorescent, in Binley Colliery, 522
  • — Mine, Exhibition, 163
  • — See also Lamps under Electric
  • Lightning. See Electric
  • Limit Gauges. See Gauges
  • — System, Standard, Use of, 424
  • “ Lincoln ” Bomber, 224*
  • Lindblad, Prof. A. F., on Cargo Liner Experiments in Gothenburg Tank, 499
  • Liners. See Ships; Steamers ; Motorships Lintels' and Sills for Windows arid Doors, Specification, 82
  • Liquid Fuel. See Oil Fuel
  • Literature, 5, 26, 52, 99, 147, 171, 195, 219, 267, 292, 316, 340, 363, 412, 436, 459, 482, 506, 532, 554, 579, 603. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Lithgows, Ltd.,, S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511* Litigation. See Legal; Labour; Patents Liverpool Steam Ship Owners’ Association,
  • Annual Report, 399
  • Llangollen Railway Accident, Report, 177*
  • Lloyd-Evans, Prof. B., on Shackles for Central Loading, 546*
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Introduction of Four Yearly Special Surveys, 88; Statistics, Vessels Launched in 1945, 183. See 268; Failure of Negotiations to Unite with British Corporation, 414; Shipbuilding Statistics, 4.47; Work in War-Time, 477
  • Load Factor and Domestic Electricity Supply, 398
  • Loading Machines, Agricultural, Recent Developments, 172
  • for Coal Mines, 226
  • Local Authorities. See Afwnicipal
  • Lock, Navigation, Kentucky Dam, 339*, 385*, 434*
  • — Nuts, Theory of, 16. See LETTERS, 39,112,
  • 161
  • Locomotive, 2-10-0 Type, with Air-Cooled Condenser, German, 355
  • — Boiler, Heat Transfer in, 493
  • — for British Railways, 278. See LETTER, 328
  • — British, Statistical Returns, 470
  • — 2-8-2 Type, Combined Steam and Oil-
  • Engined, 355
  • — Development on London Midland and
  • Scottish Railway, 39
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Modem Loco
  • motive History, by E. S'. Cox, 39; Ten Years’ Experience with L.M.S. 4-6-2 Non-Condensing Turbine Locomotive No. 6202, by R. C. Bond, 109. See LETTER, 259
  • — French Diesel-Electric, 161
  • — Grate and Smoke-Box Improvements,
  • London Midland and Scottish Railway, 103
  • — by Sir N. Gresley (Review), 196
  • — on Highways Act, 1896, 309
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects, 220
  • — Manufacturers' Association, “ Liberation,”
  • 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440*
  • — Sheds, Lighting in, London Midland and
  • Scottish Railway, 84
  • — Steam Turbine, London Midland and
  • Scottish Railway, Experience with, 109. See LETTER, 259
  • — 2-8-0 Type, “ Liberation,” for Continental
  • Service (Vulcan Foundry, Ltd;), 4'40*
  • — 4-4-6-4 Type, Pennsylvania Railroad, 355
  • — 4-14-4 Type, for Russian State Railways, 355
  • — 4-8-4 Type, South Australian Railway, 355
  • — 6-8-6 Type Steam Turbine, Pennsylvania
  • Railroad, 355
  • — See also Railways in PARAGRAPH INDEX Lodge-Cottrell, Ltd., Electrostatic Dust Precipitator, Hams Hall ” B ” Power Station, 98
  • Londex, Ltd., Electrically-Controlled Navigation Lights, 522
  • London Air Port, Heathrow, Progress of, 303
  • — Association of Engineers, Annual Festival,
  • 520
  • — First Empire Scientific Conference, 589, 614
  • — Greater, Proposals for Water Area, 110
  • London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Widening of Gloucester-Cheltenham Line, 30*; Locomotive Development on, 39 ; Lighting in Locomotive Sheds, 84; Locomotive Grate and Smoke-Box Improvements, 103; Experience with Turbine Locomotive, 109. See LETTER, 259; Experimental Station Building, 163*; Manningham Motor- Vehicle Maintenance Workshop, 296*; Signalling Exhibition, 375; Carlisle- Kingsmoor Widening, 555*
  • — Passenger Transport Board, Experimental
  • Coach, 116*; Operations in 1938-44, 470
  • London Power Co., Ltd., Battersea Power Station Extension, 17, 42 ; Annual Report, 207
  • — Railway Plan, Report, 445, 450*
  • — Traffic, Report of Royal Commission, 1905,
  • 331
  • — Underground Railways. See Underground
  • and London Passenger Transport Board
  • — Use of Cornish Pumping Engines in, 510,
  • 518, 619*. See Errata, 619
  • Longman, R. M., the Late, 616
  • Lorries. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors Loxham, J., on Use of Standard Limit System, 424
  • Lubricant, Motor-Car Gear, Testing Machine, 114
  • Lubricating Oils. See Oils
  • Lubrication of Bolts and Nuts, Tests on Effects of, 409*
  • — Between Piston Rings and Cylinder Wall, 69*
  • MACADAM. See Roads
  • Machinability, Conference on. See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Machine Shops. See Works and Machine Tools — Testing. See Testing Machines and Tests (Materials)
  • Machine Tools :
  • Automatic Machine Operation, Economics of (Review), 352
  • Boring Jigs, Wharton, 608*
  • — Machine, Three-Spindle Horizontal (H. W. Kearns & Co., Ltd.), 416*
  • Chuck, Collet, Indexing (C. M. G. Calver, Ltd.), 67*
  • Coolant Oil, Magnetic Filters for (Philips Industrial (Philips Lamps), Ltd.), 105*
  • Cutting Fluids for Tools and Machinability, 570, 582. See 593, 599, 617
  • — Non-Metallic Materials, Abrasive-Wheel Machine for (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 20
  • Diamond Lapping Wheel, “ Spedia,” Tests of, 271
  • — Tools at Gauge and Tool Makers’ Exhibition, 114
  • Drill, Twist, Testing Apparatus for, 544, 597*, 617
  • Drilling Jig, Wharton, 608*
  • — and Reaming Machine, Crankshaft
  • (A. A. Jones & Shipman, Ltd.), 522*
  • Gauge and Tool Makers’ Association, Exhibition, 42*, 65*, 113*, 136*; Work of, 279; Luncheon, 616
  • Grinding, Automatic Centreless Plunge, Data on (A. Scrivener, Ltd.), 283
  • — Machine, Centreless, Plunge-Cut (A. Scrivener, Ltd.), 21
  • Cylindrical, 10-in., (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.), 248*
  • Face Cutter, Automatic (A. Herbert, Ltd.); 523*
  • — of Magnesium Castings, Regulations, 30 Holding Device for Machine Tools (Crolt
  • Engineering, Ltd.), 136
  • Hydraulic Press. See Press (below)
  • Jig arid Fixture System, Wharton and Olding, 608*
  • Lapping Wheels, “ Spedia,” Diamond- Impregnated, Tests of (A. C. Wickman Ltd.), 271
  • Lathes, Capstan and Turret (Review), 5
  • — Hexagon Turret, for Bar Work (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 272*
  • — Turret, Combination, for Tool-Wear Tests, 622*
  • Limit Gauging. See Gauges Machine-Shop Management. See Works Management
  • — Tools at Gauge and Tool Makers’ Exhibition, 137
  • Industry, Position and Prospects, 197
  • Surplus, Disposal of, 303, 520. See LETTER; 594
  • Trades Association, Luncheon, 351 — Work, Tolerances in. See Gauges Machining of Steel Simply Explained (Review), 436
  • Milling Jig, Wharton, 608*
  • — Machine, Vertical Knee-Type (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 486*
  • Press and Rolls Combined, 8,000-ton, Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., 271*
  • Reaming and Drilling Machine, Crankshaft (A. A. Jones & Shipman, Ltd.), 522*
  • Straightening Machine, Bar and Tube (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 355*
  • Tools, Cutting and Machinability, 544,569, 573*, 574*, 582, 593, 595, 596, 597*, 599*, 605, 606, 617, 620*, 621*, 622*
  • — — Materials for, 569, 593, 596, 622
  • — Electric Furnace for (C. M. G. Calver, Ltd.), 500*
  • — Lathe and Planer, Butt-Welded, Specification, 418
  • Turret Lathes. See Lathes (above)
  • See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Machine Work. See Machine Tools Machining of Steel Simply Explained (Review), 436
  • MacLeod, J., on London Midland and Scottish Railway’s Turbine Locomotive, 259. See 109
  • Mac. See also Me
  • Magnesium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurg
  • — Castings, Grinding of, Regulations for, 30 Magnesium Elektron, Ltd., Research on Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys, 305
  • — Oxide for Electrical Insulation, 31
  • Magnetic Filters for Coolant and Lubricating, Oil (Philips Industrial (Philips Lamps) Ltd.), 105*
  • — Mines, Protection of Ships against, 343
  • — Testing for Cracks and Flaws, 302 Magnetism, Ships’, and Degaussing, 343 Magnetron, Construction of, 361*
  • — and Klystron, Theory of, 125*, 148*, 184*
  • — Use in Radar, 308, 319, 367, 389
  • Mains, Electric. See Cables under Electric Man-Power, Scientific, Report of Government Committee on, 565
  • Management of Works. See Worfcs Mamagement
  • Manchester Association of Engineers, Gravity Die-Casting from Engineers’ Viewpoint, by M. R. Hinchcliffe, 45*
  • — and Sheffield, First Railway Between (Re
  • view), 52
  • Manhole Covers, Cast-Iron, Specification, 274 Manitoba, Electricity Supply in, 134
  • Mann, E. E., on Public Examinations in Engineering, 257. See LETTERS, 304, 328, 400
  • Manningham Maintenance Workshop for Motor Vehicles, 296*
  • Manufacture, Scientific Methods in. See WorArs Management
  • — United States, Effect of War on, 182 Marchant, Prof. E. W., on Engineering Faculties in Universities, 78
  • Marchbanks, M. J., on Coreless Induction Furnaces, 404
  • “Marflex” Flexible Fuel Cells for Aircraft, 584*
  • Marine Auxiliary Machinery, S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • Machinery, H.M. Coastal Minesweepers, 369*
  • Machinery, M.S. “ Vecta,” 345*
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engines. See Engines ; Turbines ; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Engineers, Institute of, Election of Members,
  • 10, 250, 298, 370, 490, 610; Some War- Time Examples of Repairs to Merchant Ships, by C. Bartlett, 159 ; Annual General Meeting and Annual Luncheon, 255; War- Time Repairs to Merchant Ships, by C. Bartlett, 477*, 502*
  • Mercantile, Training of, 17
  • — Engineering Construction in Canada, 487,
  • 521
  • — and Engineering Exhibition, Olympia, 1947,
  • 111
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and Pros
  • pects, 268
  • — — Introduction to (Review), 26
  • Lloyd’s Statistics, 183
  • Works. See Works
  • Marine Instruments, Ltd., Film of Lord Kelvin’s Career, 501
  • — Propulsion, Advances in Warship Machi
  • nery, 376,402
  • Alternating-Current Turbo-Electric Plant, Developments in, 111, 142*, 166*
  • Development of Diesel Engines for, 356 Diesel-Electric Drive for M.S. “ Vecta,” 344*
  • 34,000-s.h.p. Geared Turbines, S.S. “ Orcades,” 130
  • — — Machinery Constructed During War, 268 375-b.h.p. Oil Engine for Minesweepers 369*
  • Small Internal-Oombustion Engines for, 537*
  • 9,000-s.h.p. Turbo-Electric Plant, S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • See also Engines ; Turbines ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Radio School, Woolwich, 514
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Markets. See Trade and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Marley, W. H., & Co., Ltd., “ Marlco ” Screw-Thread Measuring Parallels, 297*
  • Marston Excelsior, Ltd., Flexible Fuel Cells for Aircraft, 584*
  • Mass and Inertia, Removal of Ambiguities Regarding, 259
  • — Standards of, Determination. 401
  • Mate, R E., on Tilt Tests from Shipbuilders’ Standpoint, 499
  • Materials, Strength of, and Atomic Physics, 519.558*
  • See also Stress and Tests (Materials)
  • Mathematics, Advanced, for Technical Students (Review), 554
  • Maudslay Society, Annual Meeting and Luncheon, 471
  • Maughfiing, J., the Late, 592
  • Maunsell, G. A., on Reinforced-Concrete Floating Docks, 231
  • Maxim Torpedo, 243
  • May Lecture on Atomic Physics and Strength of Metals, 519, 558*
  • Mayer, Dr. S. E., on Overheating and Burning of Steels, 496
  • McAlpine, Sir R., & Sons, Ltd., Widening of Gloucester-Cheltenham Railway, 30* Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • McLachlan, D. H., the Late, 616 McMenemey, W. H., the Late, 207, 232* Me. See also Mac
  • Meares, J. W., the Late, 65
  • Measurement Apparatus for Damping Capacity of Metals, 280, 358*
  • — for Piston-Ring Wall Thrust, 94*
  • — and Inspection Exhibition, A. Herbert, Ltd.
  • 11,81,222*
  • Meat, Refrigerated Storage and Transport in Tropics, 453*
  • Mechanical Engineers, American Society of, Heat Transfer in Locomotive Boiler, by L. H. Fry, 493
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of :
  • Election of Members, 10, 58, 82,226, 490, 562, 586,610
  • Amalgamation with Institution of Automobile Engineers, Result of Ballot, 183. See 253. See LETTERS, 280, 304,328, 352,424
  • Report of Benevolent Fund, 306, 423
  • London Meetings, Winter Session:
  • Analysis of Lubrication Between Piston Rings and Cylinder Wall of Running Engine, by J. S. Courtney-Pratt and
  • G. K. Tudor', 69*
  • Notes on Mechanical Factors Affecting Ring Gumming in Petrol Engines, by Dr. B. Pugh, 93*
  • Improved Method of Measuring Piston Ring-Wall Thrust, by Dr. B. Pugh, 94*
  • London Graduates’ Section, Annual Conversazione, 135
  • Gray Lecture on Recent Developments in Alternating-Current Turbo-Electric Ship Propulsion, by G. O. Watson, 142*, 166*. See 111
  • Nomination of Officers, 183
  • Clayton Lecture on Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine, by Air Commodore F. Whittle, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • High-Pressure Gear Pumps, by T. E. Beacham, 284*, 310*, 334*. See 183, 185,208. See LETTER, 232
  • Annual General Meeting, 306
  • Presentation of Prizes, 306
  • Report of Council, 306
  • Election of Officers, 306
  • Evolution of Tank Transmission, by Dr.
  • H. E. Merritt, 353, 378
  • Experiment in Use, of Standard Limit System, by J. Loxham, 424
  • Applied Mechanics Group:
  • Flow of Gases at Sonic and Supersonic Speeds, by Dr. G. A. Hankins and W. F. Cope, 207, 325,329
  • ZnZernaZ-Com&usJion Engine Group:
  • Engine Ignition Faults and New Method of Diagnosis and Location During Running, by F. R. F. Ramsay and W. Nethercot, 417
  • Steam Group :
  • Development of La Mont Boiler in Great Britain, by G. A. Plummer, 87
  • Operating Experience with La Mont Boilersi with Special Reference to Feed-Water Problems, by G. A. J. Begg, W. M. Hebblethwaite and G. Cooke, 87
  • Conference on Machinability:
  • Programme, 365
  • Reports of Discussions, 544, 569,593, 617
  • Group I. {Physical Basis):
  • Machinability and Structure of Ferrous Materials, by Dr.. C. Sykes, 573*. See 544, 569,593,617
  • Machinability and Structure of Non-Ferrous Materials, by A. J. Murphy, 573*. See 544, 569
  • Mechanics of Cutting Operation, by Prof. R. N. Arnold, and Dr. G. A. Hankins, 574*. See 544, 569, 593, 617.
  • Group II. (Testing Methods):
  • Testing Methods Using Pendulum Machines, by A. S. Kenneford, 599*, See 544, 569
  • Machinability Testing Apparatus and Tests Carried Out at Naval Ordnance Inspection Department, Sheffield, in- • eluding Development of Drill Test by Capt. D. G. W. Curry, 597*. See 544, 569,593, 617
  • Standardisation of Tools for Machinability Tests-, by Lieut. C. H. Booth, 595. See 544, 569,617.
  • Tentative Method of Assessment of Machinability by C. W. George, 621*. See 544, 569
  • Tool Wear as Measure of Machinability, by C. Eatough, 622*. See 544, 569
  • Group III. (Cutting Conditions and Their Effects):
  • 1 Effect of Speed, Feed and Tool Angle on Machinability, by W. W. Taylor, 620*. See 569,593, 617
  • Tool Materials, by J. E. Attwood, 596. See 569, 593
  • Cutting Fluids and Chip Breakers, by W. A. Carter, 582. See 569, 593,617
  • Group IV. (Machinability in Relation to Economy of Production):
  • Machinability in Heavy Engineering Production by G. M. Baker, 605. See 569, 593
  • Machinability in Medium Engineering Production, by L. Johnstone, 606. See 569. See 593
  • Machinability in Light Engineering Production, by P. C. Redwood, 606. See 570,593
  • Mechanical Stoker. See Stoker
  • — Traction on Roads. See Roads; Motor
  • Vehicles; Tractors
  • Mechanics for Engineers, Statics and Dynamics (Review), 554
  • — of Fluids, Elementary (Review), 506
  • — Soil, Practical Development of, 313*. See
  • Errata, 346
  • Mechanisation, Coal Mines, War-Time Development, 162,175
  • Mechanised Horticultural Implements, Ltd., “ Atom ” Semi-Crawler Tractor, 19*. See Erratum, 35
  • Mediterranean-Akaba Canal Project, 205. See LETTER, 400
  • Meetham, Dr. A. R., on Atmospheric Pollution in Leicester, 157
  • Megaw, E. C. S., on Propagation of Very Short Radio Waves, 319; on Magnetrons, 361*
  • Meinhart, W. L., on Effect of Nickel in Chro- mium-Molybdenum Steels* 287
  • Melchett Lecture on Team Work in Research, 21*,33
  • Memorial Service, Engineers’, Westminster Abbey, 207
  • Merchant, H. J., on Overheating of Steel Drop Forgings, 496
  • — Ships. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • — Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding
  • “ Merlin ” 130 and 131 Aero Engines, 465*
  • — Engine, Gravity Die Castings-in, 45*
  • Merritt, Dr. H. E., on Evolution of Tank Transmission, 353, 378
  • Mersey, River, Road Tunnel under* 366
  • Messier Aircraft Equipment, Ltd., Three-
  • Spindle Horizontal Boring Machine, 416*
  • Metals, American Society for, Effect of Nickel on Physical Properties and Thermal Characteristics of Some Cast Chromium- Molybdenum Steels, by N. A. Ziegler and W. L. Meinhart, 287
  • — Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Creep of, Conference bn, 233*, 258*
  • — Fatigue of. See FaZtg'ue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Ferrous and Non-Ferrous,‘Machinability of,
  • 544, 569,573*, 593, 605, 606, 621*
  • Metals, Institute of:
  • May Lecture on Atomic Physics and Strength of Metals, by Prof. N. F. Mott, 558*. See 519
  • Annual Meeting, London:
  • Programme, 154
  • Report of Council, 259
  • Honorary Treasurer’s Report, 259 Election of Officers, 259
  • Platinum Medal, Award to Lieut.-Col. Sir J. Greenly, 259
  • Presidential Address, by Col. P. G; J.
  • Gueterbock, 259
  • Reports of Discussions, 280,305 Intercrystalline Corrosion by Sodium
  • Chloride of Wrought Aluminium Alloy
  • Containing 4 per cent, of Copper, by J. D. Grogan; 280
  • Some Experiments on Effects of Residual
  • Stresses on Fatigue of Aluminium
  • Alloys, by G. Forrest, 280
  • Computations of Rolling Load, Torque and Roll-Face Pressure in Metal Strip
  • Working, by Dr. M. Cook and E. C. Larke, 281
  • Influence of Some Different Surface Preparations oh Corrosion of Magnesium-
  • Base Alloys of Low and Normal Iron Content, by F. A. Fox and C. J.
  • Bushrod, 305
  • Equilibrium Reslations and Some Properties of Magnesium-Lithium and Mag- nesium-Silver-Lithium Alloys; by Drs. W. Hume-Rothery, G. V. Raynor and E. Butchers, 305
  • Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, by Dr. R. F. Hanstock and A. Murray, 358*, 381*. See 280
  • Reaction of Aluminium-Magnesium Alloy with Water Vapour and Absorption of Hydrogen, by R. Eborall and Dr. C. E. Ransley, 428*, 438. See 305
  • Paper for Written Discussion :
  • Mechanical Properties of Chill-Cast Phosphorus Bronze, by Dr. K. Winterton, 153
  • Metals, Non-Ferrous, Research Association, British, Investigation on Reaction of Aluminium-Magnesium Alloy with Water Vapour, by R. Eborall and Dr. C. E. Ransley, 305,428*, 438
  • — Sheet; Basis of Drafting (Review), 267
  • — Strength of, and Atomic Physics, 519,558*
  • — Strip Rolling, Computations of Rolling
  • Load, Torque and Roll-Face Pressure, 281
  • — Structure of. See Metallography; Micro
  • photographs
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Metallurgy ; Microphotographs Metallography, Dictionary of (Review), 267
  • — See also AfetaHurgg ; Microphotographs
  • Metallurgy :
  • Alloy, Aluminium-Copper, Corrosion by
  • Sodium Chloride,, 280
  • Damping Capacity and Fatigue of, 280,358*, 381*
  • Deep-Drawing and Pressing of, 261 ; Effect of Residual Stresses on
  • Fatigue, 280
  • — — Forgings and Stampings, Manufac
  • ture of, 138
  • Magnesium, Reaction with Water
  • Vapour, 305,428*, 438
  • Secondary, Development Organisation, Formation of Alar, Ltd., 55, 587
  • — Copper-Chromium, Electrodes for Spot-
  • Welding Machines, 618
  • For Use of Services, Specification, 10 See also Brass; Bronze, etc.
  • — for Gravity Die-Castings, 45*
  • — Machinability of, 544, 569, 573*, 593, 605,606,621*
  • — Magnesium, Corrosion of, Effect of
  • Surface Preparation, 305
  • —- — Damping Capacity and Fatigue, 381 Ingots and Castings, Specification,
  • 250
  • Silver-Lithium, Properties of, 305 — Silver-Bearing, Modern Applications, 618
  • — Strength of, and Atomic Physics, 558* — Tin-Zinc, Electrodeposition of, 427 Zinc, Electrodeposited, Corrosion-
  • Resistance Properties of, 289*
  • — Zinc, Polarographic and Spectrographic
  • Analysis of, 130
  • Brass. See Brass Bronze. See Bronze Cast Iron. See Cast Iron Corrosion of Metals. See Corrosion Equilibirum Relations of Magnesium-
  • Silver-Lithium Alloys, 305 Foundrywork. See Moulding
  • Metallurgy—continued.
  • Furnaces, Electric. See Fwmaces
  • — Metallurgical. See Furnaces Hatfield, Dr. W. H., Services to Metallurgy, 461
  • Heat Treatment, Gas Carburising Plant (Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 488*
  • Metals, Tests of. See Tests (Materials) Metallography, Dictionary of (Review), 267 Metallurgical Analysis by Spectrograph, Collected Papers on (Review), 26
  • — Education, Plans for, 476, 485
  • — Products Exhibition, Johnson, Matthey & Co.; Ltd., 618
  • Metallurgy Division Exhibition, Royal Aircraft Establishment, 236
  • — Dr. W. H. Hatfield’s Services to, 461
  • — Mond Fellowships in, 255 Refractories. See Fireclay Rolling Mills. See RoZZinr/ Mills Steel Furnaces. See Furnaces Welding. See WeZtZing
  • See also Iron and Steel Institute ; Metals Institute of; Metallography ; Microphotographs ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX Meteorological Observations in Arctic Region, 330
  • — Observatory, Zicawei, Shanghai; 602* Meteorology, Cold Weather, Effect on Electricity Supply, 135
  • — Radio, Elements of, 319
  • Meter, British Thermal Unit, Distant-Reading (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd,), 91*
  • — Moisture, for .Grain (Mullard Wireless Ser
  • vice Co., Ltd;), 89
  • for Yam (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 89
  • — See also Electric
  • Metrology, Symposium on, 401
  • Metropolitan .Railway, London, Experimental Coach, 116*
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd. Light-Duty Spot-Welding Machine, 69*; Research Department, Production of Atomic Energy, 75*, 100; Plant Constructed in 1945, 124; 3,000-h.p. and 6,500-h.p. Induction Motors, 152* ; Electrification of Flour Mill, 199,* ; War Work, 447; Investigations on Dynamical Balancing of Motors, 481*, 529*; Marine Radio School, 514; 200-Million Volt Batatron, 583
  • — Water Board, Report on Proposals for
  • Greater London Water Area, 110; Cornish Engine at Kew Bridge Pumping Station, 518,1 619*
  • — See also London
  • Mexico, Hydraulic Work in, 427
  • Micanite for Commutator Separators, Specification, 466
  • Michie, A. C., on International Research on Transformer Oils, 379
  • Microfilm Service for Documentary Reproduc-
  • ‘ tion, Future of, 135
  • Microphotographs, Creep Fatigue of Molybdenum Steel, 233*
  • — Diamond-Pyramid Hardness Impressions,
  • 286*
  • — Influence of Structure on Machinability of
  • Aluminium Alloys, 574*
  • — Sintered Metallic Powders for Electrical
  • Contacts, 190*
  • — Tin-Coated Cast Iron, 527*, 550*
  • — Welds in Magnesium Alloy, 428*
  • Microscope, Electron, and Electron Optics (Review), 340
  • — Tool-Setting (Optical Measuring Tools, Ltd.),
  • 42*
  • Microscopic Sampling for Portland Cement, 458,
  • 484. See Erratum, 496
  • Microstructure of Metals. See Metallography ; Microph otograplis
  • Miles Aircraft Co., Ltd., “ Gemini ” Aeroplane, 174*
  • Mill, Flour, Electrification of (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Cd., Ltd.), 199*
  • — Rolling. See Rolling Mills
  • Milling Machines and Cutters. See Machine Tools
  • Mines, Coal. See Collieries
  • — Department, Advisory Mechanisation Com
  • mittee, Work of; 162,175
  • — Flameproof Switchgear for (British Thom
  • son-Houston Co., Ltd.), 317*
  • — Magnetic, Protection of Ships Against, 343
  • — Owners’ Research Association, Fluorescent
  • Lighting in Binley Colliery, 522
  •  ?— United States Bureau of. See United States
  • — Warfare, Marine, Model Experiments in, 449
  • — See also Coal; Collieries; Mining; and
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Mineral Oils. See Oils
  • — See also Coal; Mining ; and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX
  • Minikin, R. R., on Practical Development of Soil Mechanics, 313*. See Errata, 346
  • Mining Association of Great Britain, Report on Utilisation of Low-Grade Fuels, 133. See LETTER, 304
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Annual Dinner,
  • 159
  • Modem Underground Haulage Methods for, Manual of (Review), 52
  • — Equipment, Electrically-Operated, 226
  • — Machinery, Provision of, 293
  • — See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Ministry of Labour and National Service; See under La&owr
  • — of Supply. See Supply
  • — of Transport. See Transport
  • — of War Transport. See Transport
  • Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day, Ltd., 720-b.h.p. Twelve-Cylinder V-Type Oil Engine, 560* Missouri River, Flood Control and Irrigation System, 594
  • Mitchell’, F., & Son, Ltd., Cooling Towers; Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • M.O. Valve Co., Work on Magnetrons, 361* Model Experiments. See Aeronautics; Tank Experiments
  • — Geological, Kentucky Dam Site, 338* Moisture Meter for Grain (Mullard Wireless
  • Service Co., Ltd.), 89*
  • — — for Yarn (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 89 Mond Nickel Co., Ltd., Fellowships in Metallurgy, 255
  • Monkhouse, Lieut.-Col. S. E., on Electricity Supply on North-East Coast, 270
  • Monoplane. See Aeronautics
  • Monrovia, Liberia, Port Development, 7
  • Morgan, Dr. A. E., Kentucky Dam Scheme, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Morley, A., on Public Examinations in Engineering, 304. See 257. See LETTERS, 318, 400
  • Morrison, Dr. J. L. M., on Loads on Bolts, 409*
  • Morrogh, H., on Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron, 117*
  • Moss, H., on Cathode-Ray Rubes for Radar, 367 Motion and Time Study, Manual of (Review), 316
  • Motor-Car Engines. See Engines, Petrol Engineers. See Automobile Engineers Industry in Italy, 295
  • Legislation, Early, 309; 331
  • Prices of, 101. See Errata, 216
  • See also Motor Vehicles ; Motor Cycles ; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Cycle Industry, Position and Prospects, 101.
  • See Errata, 216
  • — Electric, Constructed in 1945,124
  • Direct-Current Split-Field (H. Hughes & Son, Ltd.), 42*
  • — — Induction, for Carding-Machine Drive
  • (Di Brown & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd.), 368*
  • — Induction, 6,500-h.p. and 3,000-h.p. for Pumping Plant, South Africa (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 152* Micanite for Commutator Separators, Specification, 466
  • Propulsion, 9,000-s.h.p., S.S. “Beaverdell,” 511*
  • —. — Propulsion, 630-s.h.p.,M.S. “ Vecta,”344* 2,200-h.p. for Pumped-Storage Plant, Palii, 536
  • for Turbo-Electric Propulsion; 111, 142*, 166*
  • Two-Phase Induction, High-Frequency (Admiralty Naval Compass Department), 81*
  • — Fishing Vessels, Admiralty-Type, 520
  • — Industry Research Association, Inauguration, 615
  • — Internal-Combustion. See Aeronautics.‘
  • Engines ; Motor Cars ; Tractors
  • — Lorries; See Motor Vehicles
  • — Marine. See Engines ; Marine Propulsion;
  • Motorships
  • — Petrol. See Aeronautics ; Engines, Petrol
  • — Plough. Sep Tractors
  • — Tractofb; See Tractors
  • — Vehicles, Commercial, Five Decades of, 309,
  • 331, 341, 365, 462, 548, 571, 604. See jErratuwr, 331
  • Development, by J. I. Thornycroft & Co., Ltd., 543
  • Industry, Position and Prospects, 101 See Errata, 216
  • — — Manningham Maintenance Workshop
  • for, 296*
  • — Wagons. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors Motorships under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 447
  • — Fishing, Admiralty-Type, 520
  • — Launched in 1945, Lloyd’s Statistics, 183,
  • 268
  • — Oil-Tank, “ Neverita,” Sagging Tests of, 509 Tank, War-Time Repairs to, 477*, 502*
  • — “ Vecta,” Diesel-Electric Drive for, 344*
  • — See also Marine Propulsion
  • Mott, Prof. N. F., on Atomic Physics and Strength of Metals, 558*. See 519
  • Moulds for Gravity Die-Casting, 45
  • Mouldings, Plastic, Technical, Definition of, 322
  • — Sands; Hot-Strength Characteristics of, 190* Mount Edgcumbe, Earl of, Election as Honorary Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 87
  • “ Mulberry ” Harbour, Model Experiments for, 473
  • Mullard Wireless Service Co., Ltd., Moisture Meter for Grain, 89* ; Cathode-Ray Oscillographs, 90
  • Multitubular Boilers. See Boilers
  • Municipal Electrical Association, Incorporated, Jubilee Convention, Blackpool, Programme, 519 ; Objections to Nationalisation of Power Supply, 615
  • Munitions Production and Engineering Industry, 27, 77, 101, 123, 149, 197, 220. See Errata, 216
  • Murex, Ltd;, Repair of Bolling-Mill Pinion by Thermit Welding, 32*
  • Murphy, A. J., on Machinability and Structure of Non-Ferrous Materials, 573*. See 544, 569
  • Murray, A., on Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, 358*, 381*. See 280
  • Murray, J. M., Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of Flange, 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448
  • Museum, Science, Aeronautical Collection, Reopening of, 345
  • — Technical, Stockholm, British Scientific Instruments Exhibition, 227, 591
  • NAPIER, D., & SON, LTD., “Sabre” Aero Engine, 79*
  • National Industrial Development Council of Wales and Monmouthshire, Welsh Industries Fair, Cardiff, 581, 607
  • — Physical Laboratory, Exhibits at Physical
  • Society’s Exhibition, 65* ; Experiments on Flow of Gases at Supersonic Speeds, 207, 325,329 ; Creep Investigation, 233*, 258* ; Investigation of Intercrystalline Corrosion of Aluminium-Copper Alloy by Sodium Chloride, 280; Pamphlet on Tests on Volumetric Glassware, 321* ; Work on Standards, 401; Investigation on Refrigerated Transport of Meat in Tropics, 453* ; Model Experiments for “ Mulberry ” Harbour, 473; Metallurgical Investigations, 476, 485 ; Exhibition of Equipment, 591
  • — Trades Technical Societies, Inspection
  • Equipment Exhibition, Newcastle-upon- Tyne, 39,107
  • Nationalisation of British Railways, 278. See LETTER, 328
  • — of Commercial Road Transport, 366, 462,
  • 548, 571, 604
  • — of Electricity Supply, 303, 615
  • — of Iron and Steel Industry, Government
  • Policy, 397, 446, 471, 517
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • Naval Architects, Institution of:
  • Establishment of Watts’ Prize, 327 Annual General Meeting :
  • Programme, 297
  • Report of Council, 352 Election of Officers, 353 Annual Dinner, 353
  • Presidential Address, by Lord Chatfield, 353. See 349.
  • Reports of Discussions, 353, 376, 402, 425, 432, 449, 473, 498 520,
  • Royal Navy at Outbreak of War, by Sir S. V. Goodall, 376, 402. See 353
  • Repair and Upkeep of H.M. Ships and Vessels in War, by G. A. Bassett, 405*, 414, 437. See 353, 402
  • Developments in Instruments for Measurement of Strains.and Deflections in Ship Structures, by F. B. Bull, 425
  • Tests and Their Results, by R. B. Shep- heard and J. Turnbull, 425
  • Some Model Experiments in Connection with Mine Warfare, by R. W. L. Gawn, 449
  • Experiments with Models of Cargo Liners in Gothenburg Tank, by Prof. A. F. Lindblad, 449
  • Model Experiments Carried Out in Connection with the “ Mulberry ” Harbour, by Dr. F. H. Todd, 473
  • Craft and Cable Ships for “ Operation Pluto,” by M. K. Purvis, 473
  • Under-Water Paints and Fouling of Ships, by Prof. J. E. Harris and W. A. D. Forbes, 498
  • Tilt Tests from Shipbuilders’ Standpoint, by R. E. Mate, 498
  • Work of Admiralty Ship Welding Committee, by Sir A. L. Ayre and G. M. Boyd, 509, 549. See 425
  • Merchant Shipbuilding in Canada, by J. Robson, 461, 487, 525. See 520
  • Admiralty-Type Motor Fishing Vessels, by
  • W. J. Holt, 520
  • Further Notes on Theoretical Calculation of Wave Profiles and of Resistance of Hulls, by Dr. R. GuiUoton, 532
  • Dynamical Longitudinal Strength of Ships, by Dr. J. L. Taylor, 532
  • Naval Architecture. See also Warships
  • — Warfare. See Warships Navigation, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — on Columbia River, 590
  • — Hyperbolic, 111
  • — Improvements on Yangtze River, 303
  • — Lights, Electrically-Controlled (Londex,
  • Ltd.), 522
  • ’— Marine, Radio Aids to, Conference and Demonstration, 423, 451
  • — Use of Radar, 306, 389
  • Navy, British. See H.M. under WarsWps
  • — German. See German under Warships
  • — United States. See United States under
  • Warships
  • — See also Naval; Warships; and PARA
  • GRAPH INDEX
  • Needham, W., on Silicon-Carbide Non-Ohmic Resistors, 295
  • Neill, J., Ltd., Electrically-Driven Flour Mill, 199*
  • Nethercot, W., on Diagnosis of Engine Ignition Faults, 417
  • Netherlands, Patents for Inventions, During 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries (Review), 340
  • " Neverita,” Welded Oil Tanker, Sagging Tests of, 425, 509
  • New Year Honours List, 15, 63, 87
  • — Zealand Government Railways, Annual
  • Report, 447
  • Newall Engineering Co., Ltd., Roller Screw- Thread Gauge, 67*; Dial-Reading Calliper Gauge, 68*; 10-in. Cylindrical Grinding Machine, 248*
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Inspection Equipment Exhibition, 39,107
  • Newcomen Society, The Thermostat: An Outline ofits History, by A. R. J. Ramsey, 391, 413; Summer Meeting at Watford and St. Albans, 591
  • Nickel in Chromium-Molybdenum Steels, Effect of, 287
  • Nimmo, H., on Implications of Voltage Standardisation, 571
  • Non-Conducting Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Ferrous Metals. See Afetafe ; Metallurgy Normals to Plane Curves, Drawing of, 209* North America, Engineering Notes from, 7, 246,
  • 330, 534, 594
  • — British Railway, Centenary of, 566, 567
  • — East Coast, Electricity Supply, 270
  • — — Coast Exhibition of Inspection Equip
  • ment, 39, 107
  • — — Coast Industries and Coal Processing, 62 Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, Electricity Supply on North-East Coast, by Lieut.-Col. S. E. Monkhouse, 270; Election of Officers, 449.. Students’ Section, Engines and Engineers, by C. C. Pounder, 333, 356
  • — — Engineering Bureau, Annual Report, 111
  • — Notes from, 11, 35, 59, 83, 107, 131, 155,
  • 179, 203, 251, 275, 299, 323, 347, 371, 395, 419, 443, 467, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 611. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd., Research on Fatigue of Aluminium Alloys, 280
  • — Industrial Group, Reports of Coal Processing
  • Panel, 62
  • Notched-Bar Tests. See Tests (Materials) Notes. See Cleveland; North; South-West;
  • South Yorkshire; Labour; See also PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — on' New Books. See Books and LITERATURE
  • INDEX
  • Nozzles, Steam Turbine, Application of Supersonic Air Flow to, 207, 325, 329
  • Nuclear Physics and the Future, 423
  • Nuts, Die, Hexagon, Specification, 34
  • — Theory of Locking on Bolts, 16. See
  • LETTERS, 39,112,161
  • — Tightening of, Load on Bolt Due to, 409* Nutting, J., on Overheating and Burning of
  • Steels, 496
  • OATLEY, C. B., on Ultra-High Frequency Measurements, 367

Obituary.

  • - Baird, J. L., 592
  • - Briggs, R. H., 39
  • - Bruff, H. J. L., 185
  • - Burne, E. L., 592
  • - Campbell, A., 280
  • - Clark, G. M., 136
  • - Coker, Prof. E. G., 476
  • - Corthesy, J., 130
  • - Devonshire, Sir J., 400
  • - Dolby, E. R., 496
  • - Dunn, W. T., 400
  • - Fairhurst, T. W., 616
  • - Field, A. E., 249
  • - Garvie, H. T., 328
  • - Grieg, E. C., 491
  • - Hodge, R., 534
  • - Lacey, J. M., 88
  • - Lanchester, Dr. F. W., 256*
  • - Liardet, A. A., 185
  • - Longman, R. M., 616
  • - Maughfling, J., 592
  • - McLachlan, D. H., 616
  • - McMenemey, W. H., 207, 232*
  • - Meares, J. W., 65
  • - Pam, Lt.-Col. E., 11
  • - Parkinson, Dr. F., 112
  • - Reid, G. U., 616
  • - Samuelson, F., 112
  • - Tudsbery, Col. H. T., 232
  • - Wilson, M. F. G., 17
  • - Wilson, R., 183
  • Observatory, Greenwich, Removal to Hurstmonceux Castle, 414
  • Offices, Government, Underground; Emergency, 92
  • Oil Consumption, Effect on Piston-Ring Gumming in Petrol Engines, 93*
  • — Coolant and Lubricating, Magnetic Filters
  • for (Philips Industrial (Philips Lamps), Ltd.), 105*
  • —- Deposits in Chile, 342
  • Oil Engines (Coventry), Ltd., 12-h.p. Opposed- Piston Marine Oil Engine, 537*
  • See Engines,, Oil; Motor Vehicles; Tractors
  • — Fuel Plant for 2,500-kW Transportable
  • Power Station, 463*
  • Shortage in Germany near End of War, 613
  • — Lubricating, Used, Filtration of, Researches
  • on, 5
  • — Motors. See Engines, Oil; Motor Vehicles;
  • Tractors
  • — Production from Coal in United States, 422
  • — — by Hydrogenation, 447
  • — Switches. See Switchgear
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — Transformer, Researches on, 379
  • — Viscosity and Cylinder Lubrication, 70*
  • — See also Lubrication ; Petroleum
  • Oliphant, Prof. M. L., on Nuclear Physics and the Future, 423
  • “ Olna,” Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Turbo-Electric Propulsion, 166*
  • Olympia. See Ea;M6ition
  • O.M.T. Microscopes and Tilting Table, 42* Ontario, Electricity Supply in, 134
  • — Hydro-Electric Power Commission’s Annual
  • Report, 38
  • — Schreiber Pulp and Paper Mill, 594
  • Optical Apparatus, Physical Society’s' Exhibition, 15, 40, 89*, 114*
  • — Instruments in Engineering (Review), 316
  • — Measuring Tools, Ltd., Tool-Setting Micro
  • scope, 42*; Tool-Makers’Microscope, 42*; Optical Tilting Table, 43*
  • Optics, Electron, and Electron Microscope (Review), 340
  • “ Orcades,” S.S., Orient Liner, Construction of, 130
  • Orlit, Ltd., Concrete House Construction, 332 Oscillograms of Piston Ring and Cylinder Wall Contact, 70*
  • Oscillograph. See Electric
  • Overhead Lines, Power Transmission, Central Electricity Board’s Report, 374
  • — — Power Transmission, Emergency Repairs
  • to, 57*
  • — — Power Transmission, Petersen Coils for,
  • 252
  • Power Transmission, Single-Phase, for Rural Districts, 390
  • Power Transmission, Telecommunication by (Review), 532
  • Overseas Trade Department, Dissolution of, and Formation of Export Promotion Department, 322
  • Outlook, Engineering, Economic Review, 27, 53, 77, 101, 123, 149, 172, 197, 220, 244, 268, 292. See Errata, 216
  • Oxford-Airey Machinability Testing Machine, 599*
  • Oxford University, Research on Magnesium- Silver-Lithium Alloys, 305
  • Oxidation of Metals and Atomic Physics, 519, 558*
  • — of Transformer Oils, 379 Oxy-Acetylene Welding. See Welding
  • PACIFIC Ocean, North East, Seismic Sea Waves in, 484
  • Paint, Under-Water, and Fouling of Ships, 498
  • — and Varnishes, Tins for, Specification, 586 Paintings of Buildings, Specification, 538
  • — Staining and Varnishing Wood, Specification, 490
  • Palestine, Akaba Canal Project, 205. See LETTER, 400
  • Palti Hydro-Electric Station, Pumped-Storage Plant at, 536*
  • Pam, Lt.-Col. B., the Late, 11
  • Paper and Pulp Mill, Schreiber, Lake Superior, 594
  • Paraguay, Engineering Notes from, 270
  • Parallels, Screw-Thread Measuring (W. H. Marley & Co., Ltd.), 297*
  • Paris Meeting of International Conference on Large High-Tension Networks, 231
  • Parker, Col. T. B., Kentucky Dam Scheme, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Parkinson, Dr. F., the Late, 112
  • “ Parlanti ” Process for Gravity Die-Casting, 47 Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, Annual Luncheon, 111
  • Parnum, Dr. D. H., on Underwater Measurements of Magnetic Field, 343
  • Parsons, 0. A., and Co., Ltd., 50,000-kW Turbo Generators for Hams Hall " B ” Power Station, 97*; 9,000-s.h.p. Turbo-Electric Plant, S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • — and Marine Engineering Turbine Research
  • and Development Association, Proposed Activities, 269
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Passenger Class Distinctions on Railways (Review), 603
  • Patents, German, Control of, Report on, 229
  • — for Inventions in Netherlands During 16th,
  • 17th and 18th Centuries (Review), 340
  • — Record, 24*, 48*, 72*, 96*, 120*, 144*. (See
  • Erratum, 192), 168*, 192*, 216*, 240*, 264*, 288*, 312*, 336*, 360*, 384*, 408*, 432*, 456*, 480*, 504*, 528*, 552*, 576*, 600*, 624*. See PATENT RECORD INDEX
  • Patrick Torpedo, 243
  • Payne, Capt. M., Work on Thermostats, 413
  • Pearce, J. G., on Cast Iron in Building and Engineering, 351
  • Peat Fuel for Steam Heating Plant, Experiences with, 223
  • Pendred, L. St. L., Retirement of, 303
  • Penn, J., & Sons, Workshops of, 17
  • Pennsylvania Railroad, 6-8-6 Type Turbine Locomotive, 355 ; 4-4-6-4 Type Locomotives, 355
  • Personal, 10, 34, 58, 82, 106, 130, 154, 178, 202, 226, 250, 274, 298, 322, 346, 370, 394, 418, 442, 466, 490, 514, 538, 562, 586, 610 Personnel Management; Its Scope and Practice (Review), 171
  • Peru, Engineering Notes from, 29, 270, 342, 534
  • — Road Construction in, 255
  • Petersen Coil, Use in Electricity-Supply Networks, 252
  • Petrol Carburettors. See Carburettors
  • — Motors. See Aeronautics ; Engines, Petrol
  • — Tractors; See Tractors
  • Petroleum, Institute of, General Discussion on “ Transformer Oil,” Contribution of E.R.A. to International Research on Transformer Oils, by P. W. L. Gossling and A. C. Michie, *379 ; Developments in Refining of Transformer Oils, by J. Wood-Mallock, 379; Mechanisms of Oxidation of Liquid Hydrocarbons, by P. George and A. Robertson,' 379; Oxidation and Anti-Oxidation, by E. A. Evans, 380; Testing of Transformer Oils, by A. A. Pollitt and C. H. Barton, 380; Influence of Condenser Water Temperature on Sludging Value of Transformer Oil, by P. W. L. Gossling and J. Rommey, 380
  • — Warfare Department, Researches on Flame
  • Throwers and Fog Dispersal, 23, 33
  • — See also OiZ ; Engines, Oil
  • Petters, Ltd., l|-h.p. to 10-h.p. Industrial Petrol Engines, 139 ; 375-b.h.p. Oil Engine for H.M. Minesweepers, 369*; 3-h.p.
  • Single-Cylinder Marine Petrol Engine, 537* Philips Industrial (Philips Lamps), Ltd., X- Ray Diffraction Unit, 40; Magnetic Filters for Coolant and Lubricating Oil, 105* Photographic Reconnaissance and Invasion of England, 568, 580
  • Photometers, Portable, Photo-Electric, Specification, 154
  • — Portable, Specification, 298 Photomicrographs. See Microphotographs Physical Laboratory. See National Physical
  • — Quantities, Instruments for Measuring, 199
  • — Society’s Exhibition of Apparatus, 15, 40*,
  • 89*, 114*
  • Physics, Atomic Energy, Industrial Application of, 327
  • Energy, Production of, 75*, 100
  • — — and Strength of Metals, 519, 558*
  • — Institute of, Inauguration of. Industrial
  • Spectroscopic Group, 68,114 ; Election of Members, 250, 298, 370, 394; Annual Report, 453
  • — Nuclear, and the Future, 423
  • — Short-Wave Radio Emission from Sun, 164.
  • See LETTER, 232
  • — See also Physical Society and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Pickles, J. S., on Single-Phase System for Rural Electrification, 390
  • Piers, Bridge, in Tidal Estuaries, Effect of, 241* Pierce, J. A., on Hyperbolic Navigation, 111 Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of Flange Reexamined, 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448 Pile, Uranium, Construction of, 100 Piling, Reinforced-Concrete, for Railway Bridge over River Eden, 556*
  • — Steel Sheet, Kentucky Dam Construction, 434*
  • Pinions. See Gears
  • Pipes, Asbestos-Cement, Specification, 34
  • — Bend Angles, Formulae for Calculation, 507*
  • — Lead, Specification, 394
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pipeline, ” Pluto,” Across English Channel, Experiments on Craft for, 473
  • Piston Ring and Cylinder Wall, Lubrication Between, 69*
  • — — Gumming in Petrol Engines, 93*
  • — — Thrust on Cylinder Wall in Petrol En
  • gine, Measurement of, 94*
  • Plasterboard, Gypsum, Specification, 58
  • Plastering, Calcium Sulphate, Specification, 466
  • Plastic Technical Mouldings, Definition of, 322
  • Plastics for Electrical and Radio Engineers (Review), .482
  • — Extensometer for, 241* Plating, Electro. See Electro
  • — Ship, and Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of
  • Flange, 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448
  • Platinum Medal, Award to Lieut.-Col. Sir John Greenly, 259
  • Plough, Motor. See Tractor
  • Plowden & Thompson, Ltd., Glass Tubing Manufacture, 222
  • Plummer, G. A., on Development of La Mont Boiler in Great Britain, 87
  • “ Pluto ” Pipeline Across English Channel, Experiments on Craft for, 473
  • Plymouth Power Station, Emergency Repairs to, 57
  • Political and Economic Planning, Report on Market for Household Appliances, 85. See LETTER, 136
  • Pollitt, A. A., on Testing of Transformer Oils, 380
  • Pollution, Atmospheric, and Domestic Fires, 140,157
  • in Leicester, Report on, 157
  • Polytechnic. See Education
  • Pontoons, Steel, for Floating Dry Docks, United States Navy, 146*, 193*, 267
  • Porosity in Magnesium Alloys, Investigation
  • o , 305, 428*, 438
  • Port Development, Monrovia, Liberia, 7
  • — Light, Marine (Chance Brothers, Ltd.), 40
  • — of Santos, Equipment of, 427
  • Portable Engine. See Engine
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools Portland Cement. See C'ewieni
  • Post Office Research Station, Dollis Hill,
  • Work of, 524
  • Potts, W. C., Neutralisation of Ships’ Magnetism by Coil Degaussing, 343
  • Pounder, C. C., on Engines and Engineers, 333, 356
  • Powder, Sintered Metallic, for Electrical Contacts, 188*
  • — Technology Applied to Cement, 457*, 483*.
  • See Erratiwn, 496
  • Powdered Coal. See Pulverised Fuel Power, Atomic Energy as Possible Source, 327
  • Power Jets, Limited, Whittle Jet-Propulsion
  • Gas Turbine, 212*, 237*, '261*. See Erratum, 239
  • Power Jets (Research and Development), Ltd., Staff Disagreement with Ministry of Supply, 375
  • — Manual, Production of Electrical Energy
  • by, 553*
  • — Plant, Hydro-Electric, Aquasabon River,
  • Ontario, 594
  • Hydro-Electric, in Canada, Report, 134 Hydro-Electric, Kentucky Dam, 337*,
  • 385*, 433*
  • Hydro-Electric, Palti Pumped-Storage
  • Plant, 536*
  • Hydro-Electric, St. Lawrence River Scheme, 350
  •  ? Hydro-Electric, Yangtze] River, Scheme,
  • 7, 303
  • See also Power Stations ; Power, Water ; Substations
  • — Press. See Machine Tools
  • — for Ship Propulsion. See Manne Propul
  • sion
  • — Transmission Overhead Lines, Central
  • Electricity Board’s Report, 374
  • Overhead Lines, Emergency Repairs, 57* Overhead Lines, Petersen Coils for, 252 Overhead Lines, Single-Phase, for Rural Districts, 390
  • Overhead Lines, Telecommunication by (Review), 532
  • See also Gears ; Marine Propulsion
  • — Station, Electric, Battersea, Extensions to,
  • 17, 42
  • Electric, Castle Meads, Segmental Ash- Plate for Chain-Grate Stoker, 294*
  • — — Electric, Central Electricity Board’s
  • Report, 373, 3Q9
  • Electric, and District Heating, 140 Electric, Future of, 206 Electric, Generating Plant for, 124 Electric, Hams Hall “ B,” Birmingham, 97*
  • Electric, North-East Coast, 270 Electric, Plymouth, Emergency Repairs to, 57
  • Electric, Questionnaire on Capital Expenditure, 15
  • — — Electric, Supply of Fuel for, 133. See
  • LETTER, 304
  • — — Electric, 2,500-kW Transportable
  • (Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Ltd.), 463* Electric, United States, for China, 594 See also Power Plants ; Substations
  • — Supply, Electric, Birmingham, 97 Electric, in Canada, Report, 134
  • Electric, Central Electricity Board’s
  • Report,' 373, 399
  • —: — Electric, Characteristics of Domestic Load, 398
  • Electric, Companies’ Five-Year Development Programme as Alternative to Nationalisation, 615
  • Electric, to Customers, Fundamental Legislation for, 181
  • — — Electric, Distribution and Utilisation of
  • (Review), 267
  • Electric, Electricity Commissioners’ Statistics, 63
  • Electric, Effect of Cold Weather on, 135 Electric, Effect of Daylight Illumination, 158
  • — — Electric, Future of, 206
  • — — Electric, for Horseferry Road Citadel, 92 Electric, by London Power Co., Ltd., 207 Electric, by Manual Power, 553*
  • — — Electric, Objections to Nationalisation
  • 303, 615
  • Electric, on North East Coast, 270 Electric, in Ontario, 38
  • — — Electric, Questionnaire on Capital Expenditure, 15
  • — — Electric, Reduced Coal Stocks, 373. 615
  • Power Supply, Electric, Single-Phase, for Rural Districts, 390
  • Electric, Southampton, Jubilee of, 500 Electric, Standardisation of Low-Pressure Distribution Voltages, 159. See 571
  • Electric, by Tennessee Valley Authority, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Electric, in United States, 535 —'Water. See Hydraulic; Power Plants,
  • Hydro-Electric ; Turbines, Hydraulic
  • Pneumatic. See Compressed Air; Air Compressor
  • Precision Grinding, Ltd., Cam-Measuring Machine, 113*; Proflloscope, 113*; Taper-Checking Anglemeter, 113*
  • Preece, A., on Overheating and Burning of Steels, 496
  • Presidential Address to Institution of Naval Architects, by Lord Chatfield, on Shipbuilding Industry, 353. See 349
  • to Iron and Steel Institute, by Dr. C. H. Desch, on Science and Steel Industry, 476,
  • 485. See 448.
  • Press. See Machine Tools
  • Pressing of Aluminium Alloys, 261
  • Preston Scholarships and Fellowships in Textile Technology, 519
  • Price, R. A., on Protection of Structures Against Lightning, 127
  • Process Control, Industrial, Principles of (Review), 5
  • Producer Gas Fuels for Transport, Testing of, Specification, 82
  • Proflloscope (Precision Grinding, Ltd.), 113*
  • “Prometheus,” H.M. Cruiser, Voyage of, 579
  • Propellers, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • Propulsion of Ships. See Marine Propulsion ; Engines; Turbines
  • Pryce, Dr. M. H. L., Wave Guides in Radiolocation, 319
  • Publications, Technical, Motor Transport, Establishment of, 331
  • Pugh, Dr. B., on Piston-Ring Gumming in Petrol Engines, 93*; on Measuring Piston-Ring Wall Thrust, 94*
  • Puleston, R., on Cathode-Ray Tubes for Radar, 367
  • Pulp and Paper Mill, Schreiber, Lake Superior, 594
  • Pulverised-Fuel Plant, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • Pumps, Air. See Air Compressors
  • — Centrifugal, 65,000-h.p., for Grand Coulee
  • Irrigation Scheme, 7
  • High-Lift, at Palti, Switzerland (Sulzer Brothers), 536*
  • for the Rand (W. H. Allen, Sons & Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • — Gear, High-Pressure, 183, 185, 208, 284*,
  • 310*, 334*. See LETTER, 232
  • Rotary, High-Pressure (B. & P. Swift, Ltd.), 8*
  • — Turbine, Two-Stage (W. H. Allen, Sons &
  • Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • Pumping Plant, Paid Hydro-Electric Station, 536*
  • for Zwartkopjes and Vereeniging (W. H. Allen, Sons & Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • — Station, Kew Bridge, Cornish Engines at
  • 518, 619*
  • Purvis, M. K., on Craft and Cable Ships for “ Operation Pluto,” 473
  • Pye, C. R., on Film-Forming Materials Used in Insulation, 7
  • Pye Ltd., Television System, 104
  • Pyle, B. C., on Deformation of Alternator-Rotor Windings, 14
  • QUALITY Control, Society for, 95
  • Quebec, Electricity Supply in, 136
  • “ Queen Elizabeth,” H.M. Battleship, Reconstruction of, 376, 402
  • Queen’s Park Experimental Railway Station, 163*
  • RADAR, Evolution of, 306; Aerials for, 319 ; Wave-Guides for, 319; Extratropospheric Influences on, 319; Cathode-Bay Tubes for, 319, 367; Magnetrons for, 361*. See also 125*, 148*, .184*; Precision Radar, 367; Shipborne Radar, 689; Transmitters for, 389; Receivers for, 389 ; Circuit Techniques in, 389; Radar Navigation, 389; Demonstration of Radar Navigation Equipment, 423, 451
  • Radio Aids to Marine Navigation, Conference and Demonstration, 423, 451
  • — Communication, Magnetrons for, 361*. See
  • also 125*, 148*, 184*
  • on United States Railways, 327
  • — Components, Specifications, 274
  • — and Electrical Engineers, Plastics for
  • (Review), 482
  • — Emission, Short Wave, from Sun, 164. See
  • LETTER, 232
  • — Engineers of America, Institute of, New
  • York Convention, Hyperbolic Navigation, by J. A. Pierce, 111
  • — Engineering, New Dielectric and Insulating
  • Materials in, 571
  • — Equipment Industry in 1945, 149
  • — Measurements and Test Gear, 367
  • — Meteorology, 319
  • — Receiver Design (Review), 459
  • — School, Marine, Woolwich, 514
  • — Transmission, Magnetron and Klystron for,
  • 125*, 148*, 184*. See 361*
  • — Waves, Propagation of, 319
  • — See also Radar ; Telegraphy, Wireless ; Telephony, Wireless ; Television
  • Radiolocation See Radar
  • — Convention. See Electrical Engineers, Institution of
  • Railroad, Illinois Central, Bridge at Kentucky Dam, 339*
  • — Pennsylvania, 6-8-6 Type Turbine Locomotive, 355; 4-4-6-4 Type Locomotives, 355
  • Railroad, See also Railways
  • Railway Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Argentine State, Plant for, 427
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • — British, Construction of Locomotives and Rolling Stock for, 220
  • History, 1846-1946, 566, 567
  • Summary Table of Statistical Returns of, 1938-1944, 470
  • Position of, 278. See LETTER, 328
  • — Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Edinburgh and Berwick, Centenary of Opening, 566, 567
  • — European, Restoration of, 135
  • — French, Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 161
  • — — Restoration Work on, 399
  • — German, 2-10-0 Type Locomotives with
  • Air-Cooled Condensers, 355
  • — Great Western, Widening of Gloucester-
  • Cheltenham Line, 30*; Report on Sun Bank Accident, 177*
  • — Locomotive. See Locowotwe
  • — London Midland and Scottish, Widening
  • of Gloucester-Cheltenham Line, 30,*; Locomotive Development on, 39; Lighting in Locomotive Sheds', 84; Locomotive Grate and Smoke-Box Improvements, 103 ; Experience with Turbine Locomotive 109. See LETTER, 259; Experimental Station Building, 163*; Manningham Motor-Vehicle Maintenance Workshop, 296* ; Signalling Exhibition, 375 ; Carlisle- Kingsmoor Widening, 555*
  • — Manchester and Sheffield (Review), 52
  • — Metropolitan, London, Experimental Coach
  • for, 116*
  • — New Zealand Government, Annual Report,
  • 447
  • — North British, Centenary of, 566, 567
  • — Passenger Class Distinctions (Review), 603
  • — Plan, London, Report on, 445, 450*
  • — and Road Transport, 309, 331, 341, 365,
  • 462, 548, 571, 604
  • — Rolling Stock. See also Carriages; Loco
  • motives
  • — Russian State, 4-14-4 and 2-8-2 Types of
  • Locomotives for, 355
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — South Australian 4-8-4 Type Locomotive,
  • 355
  • — Traffic Operation, Outline of (Review), 460
  • — Transandine, Tunnel Through Andes, 342
  • — Transport, German, Effect of Allied Air
  • Attacks, 613
  • — Transportation Training, Royal Engineers,
  • 535*
  • — Underground. See Undergound; London
  • Passenger Transport Board
  • — United States, Radio Communication on, 827
  • — See also Railroads and PARAGRAPH INDEX Ramsay, F. R. F., on Diagnosis of Engine
  • Ignition Faults, 417
  • Ramsey, A. R. J., on History of Thermostats, 391, 413
  • Rand. Water Board, Pumping Plant at Zwartkopjes and Vereeniging, 152*
  • Ransley, Dr. C. E., on Reaction of Aluminium- Magnesium Alloy with Water Vapour, 428*, 438. See 305
  • Ratcliffe, J. A., on Aerials for Radar Equipment, 319
  • Ratsey. O. L., on Radar Transmitters, 389 Raw Materials from the Sea (Review), 53 Rays. See Cathode Rays ; X-Rays
  • Raynor, Dr. G. V., on Magnesium-Silver- Lithium Alloys, 305
  • Read, A. A., on Electrical Engineering and Coil Degaussing, 343
  • Receivers for Radar, 307, 389
  • Reconnaissance, Photographic, and Invasion of England, 568, 580
  • Record Electrical Co., Ltd., Earth-Leakage Trip, 89 ; Moisture Meter for Yarn, 89
  • Redwood, P. C., on Effect of Machinability on Light Engineering Production, 606. See 569, 593
  • Rees, Dr. W. J., on Hot?Strength Characteristics of Moulding Sands, 19.0*
  • Refining of Transformer Oils, 379 Refrigerated Transport of Meat in Tropics, 453* Refrigerating Machines, War-Time Output, 183
  • — Plant, S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511*
  • — for Test Pit, Kentucky Dam Foundation, 338*
  • Refrigeration, Institute of, Refrigerated Storage and Transport of Meat in Tropics, by Dr. E. Griffiths and M. J. Hickman, 453*
  • Refractory Materials. See Fireclay
  • Regulator, Gas (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 40*
  • Reheating Furnace. See Furnace
  • Reid, G. U., the Late, 616
  • Reinforced Concrete. See Concrete
  • Reinforcement Steel Engineers’ Association, Formation of, 514
  • Relf, E. F., on Recent Aerodynamic Developments, 541. See Erratum, 587
  • Rendel, Palmer and Tritton, “ Liberation ” 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440*
  • Repeated Stresses. See Fatigrwe under Tests (Materials)
  • Report, Annual, Automobile Research Committee, 5
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries’ Research Association; 187
  • British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, 399
  • Central Electricity Board, 373, 399, 615
  • — —Liverpool Steam Ship Owners’ Association, 399
  • London Power Co., Ltd., 207
  • New Zealand Government Railways, 447 North-East Engineering Bureau, 111
  • — Atmospheric Pollution in Leicester, 157
  • — Characteristics of Domestic .Load, 398,
  • — of Coal Processing Panel, Northern Industrial Group, 62
  • — on Control of German Industry and Patents, 229
  • — Derelict Land in Black Country, 301
  • — on Effect of War on American Industrial Economy, 182
  • — Electric Power Supply in Canada, 134
  • —? Electrification of Highland Agriculture, 469
  • Report on Exports, British Engineers’ Association, 542
  • — on German Switchgear Design, 224
  • — on Higher Agricultural Education, 494
  • — on Inland Transport in Europe, 135
  • — Iron and Steel Industry Modernisation, 446, 471
  • — London Traffic, Royal Commission of, 1905, 331
  • — Market for Household Appliances, 85. See LETTER, 136
  • — Railway (London Plan) Committee, 445, 450*
  • — Rating of Resistance Welding Machines, 519
  • — Relation between Daylight Illumination and System Load, 158
  • — Scientific Man-Power, 565
  • — on Sun Bank Railway Accident, Llangollen, 177*
  • — Transient Warming of Rooms, 326
  • — on University Education and Business, 37
  • — on Utilisation of Low-Grade Fuel, 133. See LETTER, 304
  • — War-Time Development in Coal Mines
  • Mechanisation, 162,175
  • — See also Board of Trade
  • Research, Aeronautical, on Aeroplane Wings and Drag Reduction, 541;' See Erratum, 587
  • Extensions and Developments in 1945, 78
  • — Association, British Electrical and Allied
  • Industries, Report on Relation Between Daylight Illumination and System Load, by P. Schiller, 158; Annual Luncheon, 159; Annual Report, 187; Report on Transient Warming of Rooms, by M. V, Griffith, 326; Report on Characteristics of Domestic Load, by P. Schiller, 398; Report on Electrification of Highland Agriculture, by C. A. C. Brown, 469
  • British Welding, Constitution of Council, 471
  • Cast Iron, British, Report on Single-Blow lipapact Test for Cast Iron, 117*
  • Mine Owners’, Fluorescent Lighting in Binle'y Colliery, 522
  • Motor Industry, Inauguration, 615
  • Non-Ferrous Metals, British, Investigation on Reaction of Aluminium-Magnesium Alloys with Water Vapour, by R. Eborall and Dr. C. E. Ransley, 305, 428*, 438
  • — Committee, Atmospheric Pollution, Report
  • on Atmospheric Pollution in Leicester, 157 Automobile, Annual Report, 5
  • — Department, Institution of Automobile
  • Engineers, Gear-Lubricant Testing Machine; 114
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Cd., Ltd., Production of Atomic Energy, 75*, 100
  • Scientific and Industrial, Fields of Activity, 614
  • Woolwich Armament, Machinability Tests at, 544, 569, 599*
  • — Exhibition, Chemical, Imperial Chemical
  • Industries, Ltd., 443, 536
  • — Fellowships in Metallurgy, Mond Nickel Co.,
  • Ltd., 255
  • — Gas and Fuel, at Leeds University, Report
  • on,543
  • — Industrial, Present Position and Recent
  • Progress (Review), 603
  • — and Industry, Conference on, 281, 327
  • — Institute, Tin, Mechanical Properties of
  • Chill-Cast Phosphorus Bronzes, 153; Corrosion-Resistance of Electrodeposited Tin-Zinc Alloys, 289*, 427; Research on Methods of Tinning of Cast Iron, 526*, .550*; Report of Work, 1942-1944, 285
  • — in Iron and Steel Industry, Recent Progress,
  • 476, 485
  • — Laboratory, Institution of Automobile Engi
  • neers, Transfer to Motor Industry Research Association, 615
  • — Metallurgical, by Dr. W. H. Hatfield, 461
  • — Organisation, French Industrial, Visit to
  • England, 615
  • — Parsons and Marine Engineering Turbine and Development Association, Proposed Activities, 269
  • — Scientific, Current, in United Kingdom,
  • Royal Society Notes on, 614
  • —- — War-Time, Publication of Results, 112
  • — Station, Post Office, Dollis Hill, Work of, 524
  • — on Synthetic Liquid Fuels, United States,422
  • — Team Work in, Examples of, 21*, 33
  • — in Technical Colleges, Board of Education
  • Circular on, 423
  • — on Transformer Oil, 379
  • — See also National Physical Laboratory Reservoir, Kentucky Dam, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • — Yangtze River Scheme, 7, 303 Resistance Welding. See Welding Reviews. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • Reynolds Number: Its Meaning and Significance (Review), 507
  • Reyrolle, A., & Co., Ltd., Switchgear for Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98* ; Switchgear Constructed in 1945, 124; Control Gear for Turbo-Electric Ship “ Beaverdell,”512*
  • Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Ltd., 2,500-kW Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • Rings, Piston. See Piston Rings
  • River Aquasabon Hydro-Electric Scheme, 594 -— Columbia, Navigation on, 590
  • — Eden, Reinforced-Concreie Railway Bridge
  • over, 555*
  • — Mersey, Road Tunnel Under, 366
  • — Missouri, Flood Control and Irrigation Sys
  • tem, 594
  • — St. Lawrence Waterway and Power Project,
  • 330
  • — Severn Bridge Scheme, 293
  • — Tennessee, Kentucky Dahl on, 337*, 385*,
  • 433*
  • — Yangtze, China, Regulation and Development Scheme, 7, 303
  • Road, Alaska Highway, Acquisition by Canada, 594
  • — Construction in Peru, 255, 342
  • — — Plans in United Kingdom, 293
  • — Federation of .Coated Macadam Industries,
  • Luncheon, 519
  • Road Improvement Fund, History of, 341, 365, 548
  • — Transport, Commercial, Five Decades of,
  • 309, 331, 341, 365, 402, 548, 571, 604. See Erratum, 331
  • Engineers, Training of, 39
  • — — Vehicles, Jubilee of J. I. Thornycroft &
  • Co., Ltd., 543
  • Roberts, E. R. B., on Railway Situation, 328. See 278
  • Robertson, A., on Oxidation of Liquid Hydrocarbons, 379
  • Robinson, J. T., on Aluminium-Alloy Forgings and Stampings, 138
  • Robson, J., on Merchant Shipbuilding in Canada, 461, 487, 525. See 520
  • Rock Wool (Review), 292
  • Rod, Glass, Manufacture of, 222
  • Roe, A. V., & Co., Ltd., “Lincoln” Bomber, 224*
  • Rolling, Metal Strip, Computations of Rolling Load, Torque and Roll-Face Pressure, 281
  • — Mill Pinion, Repair by Thermit Welding (Murex, Ltd.), 32*
  • — Stock for British Railways, 278. See LETTER,328
  • Industry, Position and Prospects, 220 See also Carriages ; Locomotives Rolls-Royce Ltd., Development of High-Duty
  • Engine, 16; Gravity Die-Castings for Merlin Engine, 45* ; 12-Cylinder “ Griffon ” Aero Engine, 128*; Disposal of Hillington Factory, 231; Merlin 130 and 131 Aero Engines, 465*
  • Rommey, J., on Sludging Value of Transformer Oils, 380
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Roofing Tiles, Clay, and Fittings, Specification, 154
  • Rooms, Storage Fitments for, Specification, 562
  • — Transient Warming of, Report, 326 Ropes, Wire. See Wire Ropes
  • Rose, Dr. H. E., on Mechanical Analysis of
  • Portland Cements, 457*, 483*. See
  • Erratum, 496
  • Ross, Dr. A. D., on Extensometer for Plastics 241*
  • Ross, A. W., on Problems in Shipborne Radar,
  • 389
  • Rotary Blowers. See Blowers
  • — Engine. See Engine ; Aeronautics
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Rotor, Alternator, Deformation of Windings, 14
  • — Dynamical Balancing by Mechanical Reson
  • ance, 481*, 529*
  • Rottenburg, H., on Mass and Inertia, 259 Rowell, H. S., on Theory of Lock Nuts, 39. See
  • LETTERS, 16,112, 161
  • Royal Aeronatical Society. See Aeronautical
  • — Commission of 1945 on London Traffic, Re
  • port, 331
  • — Engineers, War Memorial Fund, Appeal for
  • Subscriptions, 447 ; Transportation Training Centre, Longmoor, 535*
  • — Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Change
  • of Name from Chartered Surveyors’ Institution, 522
  • — Observatory, Greenwich, Removal to Hurst- monceux Castle; 414
  • Royal Society :
  • Conference on Creep of Metals, 233*, 258* Election of Fellows, 279
  • Award of Ewing Metal to Prof. R. V. Southwell, 399
  • Nomination of Lord Keynes to Fellowship, 532
  • Empire Scientific Conference, 589, 614
  • Notes on Current Scientific Researches in United Kingdom, 614
  • Symposium on Metrology :
  • Standards of Length, by J. E. Sears, 401; Measurement of Length in Wavelengths of Light, by H. Barrell, 401; Standards of Mass, by F. A. Gould, 401; Electrical Standards, by Dr. L. Hartshorn, 402; Measurement of Temperatures, by J. A. Hall, 402 Royal Society of Arts. See Arts
  • Rubber Consumption in United States, Statistics, 594
  • — Products, Specification, 538
  • Rudeforth, S., on Manual Production of Electrical Energy, 553*
  • Rural Electricity Service in Ontario, 38,134
  • — Electrification in Canada, 134. See 38 Use of Single-Phase System for, 390 in Highland Agricultural Districts, 469 Russia, Electrical Plant for, 124
  • — 4-14-4 Type and 2-8-2 Type Locomotives,355 Ryder, E. H., on H.M. Cruiser ” Carnarvon,” 17
  • “SABRE” Aero Engine, 79
  • Saint. See St.
  • Sampling of Portland Cement, Methods of, 457*J 483*. See Erratum, 496
  • Samuelson, F., the Late, 112
  • Sand Foundations and Soil Mechanics, 313*.
  • See Errata, 346
  • — Moulding, Hot-Strength Characteristics,190*
  • Sangamo Weston, Ltd., Moving-Coil and Dynamometer Instruments, 41
  • Santos; Port of, Equipment of, 427
  • Sarjant, Dr. R. J.,,’on Fuel Efficiency in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472
  • " Sasmuta,” Formation of, 135,
  • Saunders Valve Co., Ltd., Exhibits at Welsh Industries Fair, 607
  • Scavenging in Marine Diesel Engines, 357
  • Schiller, K. K., on Significance of Difference in
  • Test Results, 568. See LETTERS, 16, 496
  • Schiller, P., on Characteristics of Domestic Load,398
  • Scholarships. See Education
  • Schools, Hot-Water Supply by Gas for, Specification, 562
  • Schreiber Pulp and Paper Mill, Canada, 594 Science Museum, Aeronautical Collection, Reopening of, 345
  • — Services to Steel Industry, 448, 476, 485
  • Scientific Apparatus Exhibition, Physical Society’s, 15, 40*, 89*,114*
  • Export Trade in, 592
  • at North-East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 39, 107
  • — Conference, Empire, London, 589, 614 Scientific Exports (Great Britain), Ltd., Inaugural Reception, 592
  • — Instruments (Review), 506
  • British, Exhibition, Stockholm, 227, 591
  • — Man-Power, Report of Government Committee on, 565
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Societies. - See Institutions “ Sciex,” Formation of, 592
  • Scophony, Ltd., Electronic Stroboscope, 90 Scotland, Electrification of Highland Agriculture, Report on, 469
  • Screw Propellers. See Aeronautics
  • —r Thread Comparator, Double-Anvil (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 81, 222*
  • Fatigue Strength of, 88
  • Friction in, 409*
  • — — Gauge (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.),67* Measuring Parallels (W. H. Marley & Co.,
  • Ltd.), 297*
  • Scrivener, A., Ltd., Plunge-Cut Centreless Grinding Machine, 21; Automatic Centreless Plunge Grinding, 283
  • Sea, Raw Materials from (Review), 53
  • — Waves, Seismic, 484
  • Sears, J. E., on Standards of Length, 401 Sedimentation Tests for Portland Cement, 459*, 483*. See Erratum, 496
  • Seismic Sea Waves, 484
  • Self-Propelled Traffic Association, Early Work of, 309
  • Service Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • Severn, River, Bridge Scheme, 293
  • Shackles for Central Loading in Tensile Tests, 546*
  • Shaft, Crank. See Crankshaft
  • — and Holes, Fitting of; See Gauges
  • Shanghai, Zicawei Meteorological Observatory, 602*
  • Sheers, 130-ton, at Chatham Dockyard, Demolition of, 321*
  • Sheets, Asbestos-Cement, Specification, 10 —• Laminated Bakelite (Bakelite, Ltd.), 248*
  • — Metal Drafting, Basis of (Review), 267
  • — and Strip Metal Users’ Technical Association, Formation of, 135; First Annual Meeting, 562
  • Sheffield and Manchester, First Railway Between (Review), 52
  • — Mines Mechanisation Training Centre, 175
  • — Naval Ordnance Inspection Department,
  • Machinability Testing Apparatus at, 544, 569, 597*
  • Shepheard, R. B., on Structural Tests of Ships, 425
  • Shingleton, Major L., “ Conslab ” System of Building Construction, 201*
  • Ships, Cable, for “ Operation Pluto,” 473
  • — Canal. See Canal
  • — Cargo, Model Experiments at Gothenburg,
  • 449
  • — Crews Accommodation, Watts’ Prize for
  • Improving, 327
  • — Degaussing of, 343
  • — Diesel-Engined. See Motorships ; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Dynamic Longitudinal Strength of, 532
  • — Electric Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Fouling of, and Under-Water Paints, 498
  • — Launched in 1945, Lloyd’s Statistics, 183,268
  • — Merchant, War-Time Repairs to, 159, 477*
  • 502*
  • — Model Experiments. See Tank Experiments
  • — Motor. See Motorships ; Marine Propulsion
  • — Plating, Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of Elange, 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448
  • — Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion ; Engines ; Turbines
  • — Strains and Deflections in, Tests of, 425
  • — Profiles and Hull Resistance of, Calculation
  • of, 532
  • — Welded, Future of, 567
  • — Welding Committee, Admiralty, Work of,
  • 425, 509, 549
  • — See also Marine ; Motorships ; Shipping ;
  • Steamers; Warships; and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Shipborne Radar, 306, 389
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, North-East Coast Institution of. See North-East Coast
  • Shipbuilding, Admiralty Ship-Welding Committee, Work of, 425, 509, 549
  • — Construction of S.S. “ Orcades,” 130
  • — Future of Welding in, 567
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects, 268, 349 and War-Time Repairs to H.M. Ships,
  • 402, 405*, 414, 437
  • — in Italy, 295
  • — Merchant, in Canada, 461, 487, 520, 525
  • — Naval. See Wcwsfciys
  • — and Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of Flange,
  • 364*. See LETTERS, 400, 448
  • — Vessels under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 447
  • Launched in 1945, Lloyd’s Statistics, 183
  • — War-Time Repairs to Merchant Ships, 159,
  • 477*, 502*
  • — Yards in War-Time, Official Story of (Re
  • view), 171
  • — See also Steamers ; Naval; Warships ; and
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Shipping and Aircraft, British Corporation Register, Work of, 231; Failure of Negotiations to Unite with Lloyd’s Register, 414
  • — Liverpool Steam Ship Owners’ Association,
  • Annual Report, 399
  • — Merchant, Construction of, 1940-45, 268
  • — South American, 29
  • Shipyard. See Shipbuilding Yard
  • Shock Tests. See Impact Tests under Tests (Materials)
  • Shop Management. See Works Management Short Bros. (Rochester & Bedford), Ltd., Transfer from Rochester to Belfast, 563
  • Shrapnell Smith, E. S., on Five Decades of Commercial Road Transport, 309, 331, 341, 365, 462, 548, 571, 604. See Erratum, 331
  • Siemens Brothers & Co., Ltd., Marine Radio School, 514
  • Sieving Tests for Portland Cement, 458, 484. See Erratum, 496
  • Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd., Automatic Sorting Machine, 43*; Mechanical Comparator, 414*
  • Signalling, Railway, Exhibition at Euston Station, 375
  • — School, Royal Engineers Transportation
  • Training Centre, 535*
  • Significance of Differences in Test Results, 16. See LETTERS, 496, 568
  • Silicon Carbide for Resistors, Properties of, 295
  • Sills and Lintels for Windows and Doors, Specification, 82
  • Sillars, R. W., on Silicon-Carbide Resistors, 295
  • Silver, Dr. R. S., on Heat-Transfer Coefficients in Surface Condensers, 505*
  • Sims-Edison Torpedo, 243
  • Sine Table, 5-in., Denfolds Engineering Co. Ltd., 136*
  • Slates, Asbestos-Cement, Specification, 10 Slings, Wire-Rope, and Sling Legs, Specification, 250
  • Sludging Value of Transformer Oil, Effect of Condenser-Wat er Temperature on, 380
  • Smart, R. C., on British Economy in Post-War World, 136; on Britain’s Coal Industry, 424
  • Smith, Engr.-Capt. E. C., on Hong Kong Dockyard, 577*, 601*
  • Smith, Dr. R. A., on Radar Navigation, 389 Smoke, Atmospheric Pollution by, 140, 157 Societies, Technical and Scientific. See Institutions
  • — Trade. See Labour ; Labour Notes ; PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Sodium Chloride, Corrosion of Aluminium- Copper Alloy by, 280
  • Soil Mechanics, Practical Development of, 313* See Errata, 346
  • Solar. See Sun
  • Soot Doors for Buildings, Specification, 490 Sopwith, D. G., on Fatigue Strength of Screw Threads, 88
  • Sorting Machine, Automatic (Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd.), 43*
  • South Africa, Zwartkopjes and Vereeniging Pumping Stations, 152*
  • — America, Engineering Notes from, 29, 161,
  • 270, 342, 427
  • — Australian Railway, 4-8-4 Type Locomotive,
  • 355
  • — Kensington, Science Museum, Re-opening
  • of Aeronautical Collection, 345
  • — Wales, Industrialisation in, 581, 607
  • — West, Notes from, 11; 35, 59, 83, 107, 131,
  • 155, 179, 203, 227, 251, 275, 299, 323, 347, 371, 395, 419, 443, 467, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 611. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Yorkshire, Notes from, 11, 35, 59, 83, 107,
  • 131, 155, 179, 203, 227, 251, 275, 299, 323, 347, 371, 395, 419, 443, 467, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 611. See PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Southampton Electricity Supply Undertaking, Jubilee of, 500
  • Southampton, South of England and Isle of Wight Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., M.S. “ Vecta,” 344*
  • Southwell, Prof. R. V., Award of Ewing Medal to, 398
  • “ Spearfish ” Torpedo Dive-Bombing Aeroplane, 583*
  • Specifications and Contracts, Engineering (Review), 147
  • — Standard. See Standards ; Standardisation Spectrograph, Metallurgical Analysis by, Collected Papers on (Review), 26
  • Speculum Plating, Investigations on, 285 “ Spedia ” Impregnated Diamond Lapping
  • Wheel, Tests of, 271 Speed Trials. See Trials Spillway, Kentucky Dam, 339*, 386*, 434* Sproule, D. O., on Detection of Cracks in Steel by Supersonic Waves, 472
  • Spurrier Lecture on Five Decades of Commercial Road Transport, 309, 331, 341, 365, 462, 548, 571, 604. See Erratum, 331
  • St. Lawrence River Waterway and Power Project, 330
  • Staining, Varnishing and Painting Wood, Specification, 490
  • Stampings, Aluminium-Alloy, Manufacture, 138 Standards Institution, British, Memorandum on Protection of Steel and Iron Against Corrosion, 58; Schedule for Electric Discharge Lamps, 130; Definition of Plastic Technical Mouldings, 322
  • British, Specifications, Copper and its Alloys, 10; Asbestos-Cement Slates and Sheets, 10; Metal Casement Windows and Doors, 34; Asbestos-Cement Pipes, 34; Hexagon Die Nuts, 34; Proof Test for Creep Quality of Boiler-Plate Steel, 58; Gypsum Plasterboard, 58; Testing of Transport Gas-Producer Fuels, 82; Sills and Lintels, 82; Analysis of Zinc and Zinc Alloys, 130; Clay Roofing Tiles and Fittings, 154; Photometric Integrators and Photometers, 154; Domestic Hot- Water Supply Boilers, 202; Bell-Ringing Transformers, 202; Magnesium-Alloy Ingots and Castings 250; Wire-Rope Slings and Sling Legs, 250 ; Manhole Covers and Gully Gratings, 274.; Radio Components, 274; Carbon-Steel Bars, 274; Carbon and Alloy Steels, 298; Portable Photometers, 298; Metal Door Frames, 298; Wall Tiles, 322; Bunched Copper-Wire Conductors, 346; Bleached Lac, 346; Electrical Installation^ for Houses, 346; Lead Pipes, 394; Clay Tiles for Flooring, 394; Wood Surrounds for Metal Windows, 394; Flue Blocks for Gas Fires and Ventilation, 418; Festoon Electric Lamp Caps, 418; Lathe and Planer Tools, 418; Clay Engineering Bricks, 442; Asphalt, 442; Structural Requirements for Load-Bearing Walls, 466; Calcium-Sulphate Plastering, 466; Domestic Hot-Water Service, 466; Wood Trim, 466; Micanite for Commutator Separators, 466; Bitumen Mixtures for Flooring, 490; Painting, Staining and Varnishing Wood, 490; Domestic Gas Appliances, 490; Solid-Fuel Cookers, 490 ; Soot Doors for Buildings, 490; Screen Analysis of Coal, 514; Tests for Use in Training Welders, 514: Jointing Material for Gas Appliances, 514; Painting of Buildings, 538; Private Electric Generating Plant, 538; Electric Lighting for Houses, 538; Rubber Products, 538; Brickwork 562; Hot-Water Supply by Gas for Schools, 562 ; Storage Fitments in Rooms, 562; Softwood Flooring, 562; Electric Lifts, 586; Steel Gas Cylinders, 586 ; Tins for Paints and Varnishes, 586 Standards of Length and Mass, Measurement of, 401
  • Standard Limit System, Use of, 424
  • — Specifications, British, 10, 34, 58, 82, 130,
  • 154, 202, 250, 274, 298, 322, 346, 394, 418, 442, 466, 490, 514, 538, 562, 586
  • Standard Telephones & Cables; Ltd., Impedance Comparator, 115*
  • Standardisation of Transformers, 86
  • Stanton, Dr; L. R., on Effect of Oxygen on Isothermal Transformations of Steel, 496
  • State Railways. See Railways
  • Statics, Structural, Lectures on (Review), 579
  • Station Building, Experimental, London Midland and Scottish Railway, 163*
  • — Power. See Power Stations
  • Statistical Returns of Railways of Great Britain, 1938-1944, 470
  • — Society, Royal, Formation of Industrial
  • Applications Section, 63
  • Statistics, Monthly Digest of, 230
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • — Use in Electrical Market, 350
  • Steam Boats. See Steamers
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Consumption. See Coat Consumption
  • — Engines. See Engines
  • — Flow Through Nozzles. See Nozzles
  • — Heating Plant, Experiences with Peat Fuel, 223
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • Steamer “ Beaverdell,” Turbo-Electric Plant, 511*
  • — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics. 447
  • — Electric Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Geared Turbines for. See Marine Propulsion
  • — Launched in 1945, Lloyd’s Statistics, 183, 268
  • — Oil Tank, " Olna,” Turbo-Electric Propulsion Plant, 166*
  • — — Tank, War-Time Repairs to, 477*, 502*
  • — “ Orcades,” Construction by Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., 130
  • — Propulsion of. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines
  • — See also Engines ; Marine Propulsion ; Ship
  • building; Shipping; Ships; Turbines; Warships ; PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Steamships. See Ships; Steamers; Warships Steels, Alloy, Use in Marine Propelling Engine Design, 334
  • — Bars, Carbon, Specification, 274
  • — Boiler-Plate, Proof Test for Creep Quality, 58
  • — Carbon and Alloy, Specifications, 298
  • — Case-Hardening of. See Heat Treatment
  • under MetoZJurgy
  • — Chromium-Molybdenum, Effect of Nickel, 287
  • See also Steel, Stainless
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Cracks in, Detection by Supersonic- Waves,
  • 472
  • — Creep of, 233*, 258*
  • —- for Cutting Tools, 569, 593, 596, 622
  • — Damping Capacity and Fatigue of, 280,358*,
  • 381*
  • — Fatigue of. See . Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Floating Dry Docks for United States Navy,
  • 145*, 193*, 217*
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment of. See Heat Treatment
  • under Afetattur^y
  • — Industry, Dr. W. H. Hatfield’s Services to,
  • 461
  • Services of Science, 448, 476, 485
  • — Machinability of, 544, 569, 573*, 597*, 599*,
  • 605, 617, 620*, 621*, 622*
  • — Machining of, Simply Explained (Review),
  • 436
  • — Mesh Reinforcement, .Use for Packing
  • Crates, 138
  • — Microstructure of. See Microphotographs ;
  • Metallography
  • — Overheating and Burning of, 496
  • — and its Practical Applications (Review), 99
  • — Rails. See Rails
  • — Ropes. See Wire Ropes
  • — Sheet Piling, Kentucky Dam Construction,
  • 434*
  • — for Ships, 425, 549
  • — Stainless, for Turbine Blading, 16. See
  • LETTERS, 64,112, 401
  • — Stress Distribution ini See Stress ; Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Tests of. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Works. See Works
  • Steering Mechanism for Military Tanks, Evolution of, 353, 378
  • Stevens, W. R,, on Solving War-Time Visibility Problems, 501
  • — Lecture on Processes of Destructive Hydrogenation, 447
  • Stock, A. R., on Present State of Engineering Bibliography, 247
  • Stockholm, Exhibition of British Scientific Instruments at, 227, 591
  • Stoker, Chain-Grate, Segmental Ash-Plate for, 294*
  • Storage Fitments for Rooms, Specification, 562
  • — Pumped, Plant at Palii Hydro-Electric
  • Station, 536*
  • — Refrigerated, of Meat in Tropics, 453* Straightening Machine. See Machine Tools Strain-Hardening of Aluminium Alloy, 381
  • — See also Stress
  • Streets. See Roads
  • Strength of Materials, See Stress and Tests
  • (Materials)
  • Stress, Alternating and Combined. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • — in Bolts Due to Tightening of Nuts, 409* -— Distribution in Soils Under Loads, 314*.
  • See Errata, 346
  • — in Hanging Wires, 460*
  • — in Materials, Atomic Physics Theories, 519,
  • 558*
  • — Repetitions. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Residual, Effects on Fatigue of Aluminium
  • Alloys, 280
  • — in Ships, Investigation on, 425, 509, 549
  • — Strain Diagram of Cutting Operations, 574*,
  • 593, 620*
  • Strikes. See Za&our; Latour Notes; PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Strip and Sheet Metal Users’ Technical Association, Formation of, 135; First Annual Meeting, 562
  • Stroboscope, Electronic (Dawe Instruments, Ltd.); 115
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of, Election of Members, 82, 250, 346, 394, 490, 610; General Conditions of Contracts for Structural Engineering Work, 374; Standard Form of Tender, 374
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and Pros
  • pects, 292
  • Work, General Conditions of Contract and Standard Form of Tender, 374
  • — Statics, Lectures on (Review), 579 Structure of Materials, Influence on Machinability, 544, 569, 573*
  • — and Structural Members, Buckling Strength
  • of (Review), 292
  • — Protection Against Lightning, 127
  • — Reinforced-Concrete. See Concrete, Rein
  • forced
  • Substations, Emergency, West Ham and Ealing, 57*
  • S.U. Carburetter Co., Ltd., Gravity Die-Cast Carburettors, 47* .
  • “ Suffolk,” H.M. Cruiser, Bomb Damage to, 405*
  • Sulphur Dioxide, Atmospheric Pollution by, 157 Sulzer Brothers, High-Lift Centrifugal Pumps at Palii, 536*
  • Sun Bank Railway Accident, Llangollen, Report on, 177*
  • — Short-Wave Radio Emission from, 164.
  • See LETTER, 232
  • Supercharging in Marine Diesel Engines, 357
  • Superior, Lake, Schreiber Pulp and Paper
  • Mill, 594
  • Supersonic Air Flow, 207, 325, 329
  • — Wave Flaw Detector (H. Hughes & Son,
  • Ltd.), 42, 472
  • Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Protection of Structures Against Lightning, by R. A. Price, 127; Annual Dinner, 351
  • Supply, Ministry of, Report on Single-Blow Impact Test for Cast Iron, 117* ; Investigation of Error in Diamond-Pyramid Hardness Measurements on Hardened Steel, 286* ; Disposal of Surplus Machine Tools, 303, 520. See LETTER, 594; Steering Mechanisms for Tanks, 353, 378; Disagreement with Staff of Power Jets (Research and Development), Ltd., 375; Nationalisation of Iron and Steel Industry, 397, 517. See 446, 471; “ Liberation,” 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440* ; Report on Iron and Steel Industry’s Modernisation Proposals, 446, 471. See 397, 517 ; Transportable Electric Power Stations, 463*; Atomic Energy Bill, 471
  • Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, Debate on, 277
  • Surface Condensers. See Condensers
  • — Finish and Machinability, Influence of
  • Structure, 574*
  • — Grinding Machine. See Grinding under
  • Machine Tools
  • Surrounds, Wood, for Metal Windows, Specification, 394
  • Surveyors Institution, Chartered, Change of Name to Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 522
  • Swallow, Dr. J. C., on New Dielectrics in Radio Engineering, 571
  • Swedish Iron and Steel Industry, Fuel Problems, 448, 472
  • Swift, B. and P., Ltd., Rotary High-Pressure Gear Pump, 8*
  • Swiss Association of Electricians; Sintered Metallic Powders for Electrical Contacts, by H. H. Hauser, 188*
  • Switchgear, Central Electricity Board’s Report, 374
  • — Circuit Breaker, 33-kV Low Oil-Content
  • (Cooke & Ferguson, Ltd.), 282*
  • — Constructed in 1945, 124
  • — Flameproof, for Mines (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 317*
  • — German, Report on Design of, 224
  • — Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • — Kentucky Dam Hydro-Electric Plant, 433
  • — Metal-Clad, Transportable (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 91*
  • — Sintered Metallic Powders for Contacts, 188*
  • — War-Time National Pool, 57*
  • Switzerland, Engineering Developments by Brown, Boveri & Co., Ltd., 495
  • — Pumped-Storage Plant at Palii Hydro-Electric Station, 536
  • Sykes, Dr. C., on Machinability and Structure of Ferrous Materials, 573*. See 544, 569, 593, 617
  • Synthetic Liquid Fuels Act, 1944, United States, 422
  • TANGENTS to Plane Curves, Drawing of, 209* Tank, Experimental, Experiments on Craft for “ Operation Pluto,” 473
  • — — Froude, Experiments for “ Mulberry ” Harbour, 473
  • Gothenburg, Experiments on Cargo Liners, 449
  • Tank, Experimental, Haslar, Experiments in Mine Warfare, 449
  • — Military, Evolution of Steering Mechanisms,
  • 353, 378.
  • — Ships, Motor. See Motorships
  • — Steamers. See Steamers
  • Tar Confederation, British, Election of Officials,
  • 167
  • Taxation of Motor Vehicles, 102, 341, 365, 548, 571. See Errata, 216
  • Taxicabs, Introduction of, 331
  • Taylor, H. W., on Experience with Arc-
  • Suppression Coils, 252
  • Taylor, Dr. J. L., on Pietzker’s Effective Breadth of Flange, 400. See 364*. See
  • LETTER, 448; on Dynamic Longitudinal Strength of Ships, 532
  • Taylor, W. W., on Effect of Speed, Feed and Tool Angle on Machinability, 620*. See 569, 593, 617
  • Teaching. See Education
  • Technical College and Education. See Education
  • — Museum, Stockholm, Exhibition of British
  • Scientific Instruments, 227, 591
  • — Publications, Motor Transport, 331
  • — Societies. See Institutions and PARAGRAPH
  • INDEX Teeth, Gear. See Gear Telecommunications, Commonwealth, Govern
  • ment Policy on, 423
  • — by High-Tension Transmission Lines (Re
  • view), 532
  • — Work of Cable and Wireless, Ltd., 567 of Post Office Research Station, 524 Telegraphy, Wireless, Manufacture of Appa
  • ratus in 1945, 149
  • — See also Radar; Radio ; Television
  • — See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX Telephony Developments by Post Office
  • Research Station, 524
  • — Electric Wave Filters, Theory and Design
  • of (Review), 171
  • — Wireless, Manufacture of Apparatus in 1945,
  • 149
  • — — See also Radar ; Radio; Television
  • — See also Electricity in PARAGRAPH INDEX Television Apparatus, Future Provision, 149
  • — “ Videosonic ” System, Pye, Ltd., 104* Temperature Control by Thermostat, History
  • of, 391, 413
  • — Indicator, Marine (Cambridge Instrument
  • Co., Ltd.), 40*
  • — Measurement. See Thermometry Tennessee Valley Authority, Kentucky Dam,
  • 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Tensile Tests. See Tests (Materials') Ternary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Tests, Adhesion, White-Metal Lined Cast-Iron
  • Bearings, 550
  • — Aeronautical. See Aeronautics
  • — for Clays, 313*. See Errata, 346
  • — of Commercial Motor Vehicles, 1896-1946,
  • 309, 331
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — of Diamond Lapping Wheels (A. C. Wick
  • man, Ltd.), 271
  • — Friction, on Bolts and Nuts, 409*
  • — Hand-Driven Electric Generator, 553*
  • — 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 49*
  • — for Machinability, 544, 569, 593, 595, 597*
  • 599*, 605, 606, 617, 620*, 621*, 622*
  • — Magnetic. See Magnetic
  • Tests (Materials) :
  • Bending Tests, Electrodeposits on Steel Plate, 291*
  • Creep Quality of Boiler-Plate Steel, Proof- Test Specification, 58
  • Cupping Test, Erichsen, Electro-deposits on Steel Plate, 291*
  • Damping Capacity and Fatigue of Metals, 280, 358*, 381*
  • Extensometer for Plastics, 241*
  • Fatigue of Aluminium Alloys, Effect of Residual Stresses on, 280
  • — of Metals and Damping Capacity, 280, 358*, 381*
  • — Strength of Screw Threads, 88
  • Hardness Tests, Diamond-Pyramid, of Hardened Steel, Sources of Error in Measurements of, 286*
  • Impact Tests, Notched-Bar, Theory of, 201 Single-Blow, for Cast Iron, 117* Magnetic Tests. See Magnetic
  • Mechanical Tests, Aluminium-Alloy Gravity Die-Castings, 45
  • Stresses in Materials and Structures. See Stress
  • Tensile Tests, Chill-Cast Phosphorus Bronze, 153
  • of Portland Cement, 457
  • Shackles for Central Loading, 546* Tests of Pneumatic Tyres for Farm Tractors,201
  • — of Refrigerated Containers for Meat, 453*
  • — Results, Significance of Differences, 16. See
  • LETTERS, 496, 568
  • — 2,500-kW Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • — 720-b.h.p., 12-Cylinder V-Type Oil Engine ,
  • 561
  • — on Volumetric Glassware at National Phy
  • sical Laboratory, 321*
  • Testing Apparatus for Machinability, 544, 569, 597*, 599*, 617, 620*, 621*
  • — Laboratory, Metallurgy Division, Royal
  • Aircraft Establishment, 236 See also National Physical
  • — Machines, Compression, for Moulding Sands,
  • 190*
  • for Durability of Motor-Car Gears, 6
  • — — Gear-Lubricant, 114
  • Pendulum Type, for Machinability, 544, 569, 599*
  • Shackles for Central Loading, 546*
  • — Materials, American Society for, Symposium on Magnetic-Particle Testing, 302
  • — of Transformer Oils, 379
  • — of Transport Gas-Producer Fuels, Specification, 82
  • — See also Tests (Materials); Trials Text-Books. See LITERATURE INDEX Textile Carding Machine, Synchronous Drive
  • for (D. Brown & Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd.), 368*
  • — Factories, Air Conditioning in,Research ,21*
  • Textile Industry in Brazil, 342
  • — Machine Manufacture in Brazil, 29
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects, 244
  • Textile Machinery Makers, Ltd., Sir W. Preston Scholarship and Research Fellowship Scheme, 519
  • Thermal Conductivity of Metals and Atomic Physics, 558*
  • — Efficiency, Battersea Power Station, 17, 42 Boilers Burning Peat Fuel, 223
  • Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 99 2,000-kW Hot-Air Turbine Power Plant, 49*
  • La Mont Water-Tube Boiler, 87
  • of London, Midland and Scottish Railway Turbine Locomotive, 110. See LETTER, 259
  • — Treatment, Metals. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • Thermodynamic Scale, Measurement of Temperature on, 402
  • Thermodynamics, Work of N. L. S. Carnot, 160 Thermometry, Temperature-Measuring Instruments, 199
  • Measurement on Thermodynamic Scale and International Temperature Scale, 402
  • Thermostats, History of, 391, 413
  • Thompson, Prof. F. C., on Effect of Oxygen on Isothermal Transformations of Steel, 496
  • Thornton, D. L., on Seismic Sea Waves, 484 Thornycroft, J. I., & Co., Ltd., Conversion of
  • M.S. “ Vecta,” to Diesel-Electric Drive, 344*; Road Transport Vehicles, 543
  • Thorpe’s Dictionary of Applied Chemistry, Vol. VII (Review), 460
  • Threads, Screw. See Screw
  • Threlfall, R. E., on Glass Tubing, 222
  • Tidal Estuaries, Effect of Obstructions in, 241* Tigerschiold, Dr. M., on Fuel Problems in Swedish Iron and Steel Industry, 448, 472
  • Tiles, Clay, for Flooring, Specification, 394 Roofing, and Fittings, Specification, 154
  • — Wall, Specification, 322
  • Tilt Tests for Gun Mountings from Shipbuilders’ Standpoint, 499
  • Tilting Table, Optical (Optical Measuring Tools, Ltd.), 43*
  • Timber Floating Dry Docks for United States Navy, 145, 217*.
  • Time-Measuring Instruments (Everett, Edg- cumbe & Co., Ltd.), 41
  • — and Motion Study, Manual of (Review), 316 Tin Alloys. See Alloys under MetoZZurgj/
  • — Coatings, Electrodeposited, Tests of, 289*
  • — for Paints and Varnishes, Specification, 586
  • — Plate, Investigations on, 285
  • — Position in United States, 330
  • — Research Institute, Mechanical Properties
  • of Chill-Cast Phosphorus Bronzes, by Dr. K. Winterton, 153 ; Report of Work 1942-1944, 285; Corrosion-Resistance of Electrodeposited Tin-Zinc Alloys, 289*, 427; Research on Methods of Tinning Cast Iron, 526*, 550*
  • Tinning Cast Iron, Research on, 526*, 550*
  • Todd, Dr. F. H., on Model Experiments for “ Mulberry ” Harbour, 473
  • Tolerances in Machine Work. See Gauges
  • Tomlinson, F. W., on Mineral-Insulated Metal- Sheathed Conductors, 31
  • Tool and Gauge Makers’ Association, Luncheon, 626
  • — Holder. See Machine Tools
  • — Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Steel. See SteeZ
  • Toothed Gear. See Gear
  • Towers, Cooling, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 98*
  • Towle, A., on Development of High-Duty Aero Engine, 16
  • Town and Country Planning Association, Town Planning and Water Supply, by H. Berry, 495
  • Planning, Ministry of, Report on Derelict Land in Black Country, by S. H. Beaver, 301
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Planning and Daylight, 501 and Water Supply, 495
  • — Use of District Heating in, 140
  • Townend, Prof. D. T. A., on Fuel Research at Leeds University, 543
  • Torpedo Boats and Destroyers. See Warships
  • — Damage to Merchant Ships, 477*, 502* Traction, Electric. See Railways
  • Tractor, Agricultural, “Atom” Semi-Crawler (Mechanised Horticultural Implements, Ltd.), 19*. See Erratum, 35
  • Development in, 172
  • Tests of Pneumatic Tyres for, 201
  • Trade, Agricultural Machinery, 172
  • — Disputes. See Labour and Trade Societies in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • — Electrical Equipment, Need for Statistics, 350
  • Industry and Equipment, 123,149
  • — Engineering and Allied Industries, 27, 53,
  • 77, 101, 123, 149, 172, 197, 220, 244; 268, 292. See Errata, 216
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  • — Export, Aircraft, 77
  • British Engineers’ Association, Report on, 542
  • Formation of Scientific Exports (Great Britain), Ltd., 592
  • of locomotives and Rolling Stock, 220
  • — Foreign, Future of, 14
  • — Household Appliances, Report on, 85. See LETTER,136
  • — Machine Tools, Exports and Imports, 197
  • — Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding, 268
  • — Motor Cycle and Cycle, 101. See Errata, 216 Vehicle, 101. See Errata, 216
  • — South American, Engineering Notes, 29,161,
  • 270, 342, 427, 534
  • — Textile Machinery, Exports and Imports,
  • 244
  • — Unions. See Labour and Trade Societies in
  • PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Traffic on British Railways, 1938-44, 470 Train. See Railway
  • Training. See Education
  • Transandine Railway, Tunnel through Andes, 342
  • Transformers, Bell-Ringing, Specification, 202
  • — Researches on Oil for, 379
  • — for Single-Phase Rural Electrification, 390
  • — Standardisation of, 86
  • — War-time National Pool of, 57*
  • — Windings, Mechanical Stresses in, 9 Transmission, Electric, Ship Propulsion; See
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Gear. See Gear
  • — of Power. See Marine Propulsion; Power
  • Transmission
  • Transmitters for Radar, 307, 389
  • Transport, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — Inland, in Europe, Report on, 135. See 279
  • — Institute of, Establishment of Sheffield and District Centre, 88; Election of Members, 250, 298; Formation of South-Western Section for Devon and Cornwall, 309; Spurrier Lecture on Five Decades of Commercial Road Transport, by E. S. Shrapnell-Smith, 309, 331, 341, 365, 462, 548, 571,604. See Erratum, 331; Silver-Jubilee Scholarship Conditions, 375
  • — Ministry of, Report on Sun Bank Railway
  • Accident, 177* ; Emergency Legislation, 277; Control of Road Transport, 341, 365, 571, 604; Report of Railway (London Plan) Committee, 445, 450*; Summary Table of Statistical Returns of Railways of Great Britain; 1938-1944, 470; Memorandum on Bridge Design and Construction, 5'80
  • — Motor. See Road ; Motor
  • — Organisation, Inland, European, Programme
  • of, 279. See 135
  • — Problems in Brazil, 342
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — Refrigerated, of Meat in Tropics, 453*
  • — Road. See Road ; Motor
  • Transportation Training Centre, Royal Engineers, Longmoor, 535*
  • Trasenster Medal, Award to Sir E. Appleton, 346
  • Trenching Machine for Agricultural Drainage (Aveling-Barford, Ltd.), 127*
  • Trials, Turbo-Electric Cargo Ship “ Beaverdell,” 511
  • — See also Tests
  • Tubes, Boiler, Locomotive, Heat Transfer in, 493
  • — Railways. See Underground Railways;
  • London Passenger Transport Board
  • — Straightening Machine for (Bronx Engineer
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 355*
  • — See also Pipes
  • Tubing, Glass, Manufacture of, 222
  • Tudor, G. K., on Lubrication Between Piston and Cylinder
  • Tudsbery, Col. H. T., the Late, 232
  • Tungsten Lamps. See Lamps under Electric Tunnel through Andes, Transandine Railway, 342
  • — Road, under River Mersey, 366
  • Turbine, Gas, for Jet Propulsion, Researches on, 22*
  • Whittle Jet-Propulsion, 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • — — See also Aeronautics
  • — Hot-Air, 2,000-kW Power Plant, 1*, 25*, 49*
  • — Hydraulic, 44,000-h.p. Kaplan, Kentucky
  • Dam Plant, 387*, 433
  • See also Power Plant
  •  ?— Pumps. See jPtwnps, Centri/ugoZ
  • — Steam, Application of Supersonic Air Flow
  • to, 207, 325, 329
  • 9,000 s.h.p., S.S. “ Beaverdell,” 511* Blading for. See Blading
  • 50,000-kW, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • — — Marine, Geared. See Marine Propulsion
  • — — 2,500-kW, for Transportable Power Sta
  • tion, 463*
  • for Turbo-Electric Ship Propulsion, 111, 142*, 166*
  • See also Turbo- Generators
  • — Steamers. See Steamers ; Warships Turbo-Electric System, Ship Propulsion. See
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Generator, 9,000-s.h.p., S.S. “ Beaverdell,”
  • 511*
  • for Electric Propulsion, 111, 142*, 166* 50,000-kW, Hams Hall “ B ” Power Station, 97*
  • 2,500-kW, for Transportable Power Station, 463*
  • Turnbull, J., on Structural Tests of Ships, 425 Turner, D. A., on Degaussing and Correction of Magnetic Compasses, 343
  • Turner, N. H., on Fuel Utilisation in Iron and Steel Works, 448, 472
  • Turret Lathes. See Lathes under Machine Tools
  • Twist Drill. See DriZZ under Machine Tools Tyres for Commercial Motor Vehicles, 331, 341, 365, 604
  • — Pneumatic, for Farm Tractors, Test of, 201
  • UNDERGROUND Government Offices, Emergency, 92
  • — Haulage Methods for Mining Engineers,
  • Modern, Manual of (Review), 52
  • — Railway, London, Experimental Coach for,
  • 116*
  • See also London Passenger Transport Board
  • Unions, Trade. See Labour and Trade Societies in PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • United States Bureau of Mines, Work on Synthetic Liquid Fuels, 422
  • Bureau of Reclamation, Yangtze River Developments, 7
  • Electric Supply in, 535
  • — — Engineering Notes from, 7, 246, 330, 594 Kentucky Dam on Tennessee River, 337*,
  • 385*, 433*
  • Navigation on Columbia River, 590 Navy. See United States under Warships -- — Railways, Radio Communication on, 327 Railways. See also Railways ; Railroads Torpedo Manufacture in, 242
  • United States, Turbo-Electric Ship Propulsion in, 111, 142*, 167
  • —- — War Production Board, Report on Effect of War on American Industrial Economy, 182
  • War-Time Repairs to H.M. Ships in, 415 — Weather Bureau Observations in Arctic Regions, 330
  • Welded Ships, Investigation on, 425, 509, 549
  • — — See also America
  • Universities, Advantages of Engineering Facilities at, 88
  • — Bristol; Investigation on Loads on Bolts, 409*
  • — Cambridge, Appointments Board, Report on
  • University Education and Business, 37
  • — Education and Business, Report on, 37
  • — Fuel Technology Courses at, 165
  • — Glasgow, 200 Million-Volt Betatron, 583
  • — and Higher Agricultural Education, 494
  • — Leeds, Gas and Fuel Research at, Report,543
  • — Oxford, Research on Magnesium-Silver-
  • Lithium Alloys, 305
  • — and Scientific Man-Power, 565
  • — Students, State Assistance for, 495
  • — See also Education
  • U.N.R.R.A., “ Liberation ” 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440*
  • Uranium Pile, Construction of, 100
  • Ure, Dr. A., Work on Thermostat, 391
  • Uruguay, Engineering Notes, 29, 270, 342, 427
  • VACATION Work Scheme, Imperial College, 63
  • “ Valiant,” H.M. Battleship, Reconstruction of, 376, 402
  • Valve Gear of Cornish Engines at Kew Bridge Pumping Station, 619*. See 510, 518
  • — Magnetron, Construction of, 361*
  • —- — Theory of, 125*, 148*
  • — Motor-Car Engine, Researches on, 6
  • — Radio, for Radar, 367
  • Vaporiser for Whittle Jet-Propulsion Gas Turbine, 239*
  • Varnishes for Insulation, 7
  • — and Paints, Tins for, Specification, 586
  • Varnishing, Staining and Painting Wood, Specification,'490
  • “ Vecta,” M.S., Diesel-Electric Drive for, 344*
  • Vehicles, Armoured Fighting, Evolution of Steering Mechanism for, 353, 378
  • Velocity of Seismic Sea Waves, 484
  • Ventilation Arrangements of House of Commons, 591
  • — Flue Blocks for, Specification, 418
  • Vereeniging Pumping Station, 152*
  • Vessels under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 447
  • — Launched in 1945, Lloyd’s Statistics, 183, 268
  • Vibrating Machine, Universal (C. M. G. Calver, Ltd.), 66*
  • Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., Building of Orient S.S. “ Orcades,” 130; Torpedo Manufacture by, 170*
  • “ Videosonic ’’ Television System, Pye, Ltd., 104*
  • Vieyra, B. E., on Electrical Engineering and Coil Degaussing, 343
  • Visibility Problems, War-Time, Laboratory Technique for Solving, 501
  • Vision and Light, Investigation on, 501
  • Vivian, A. C., on Stainless Steels for Turbine Blading, 16. See LETTERS, 64, 112, 401; on Theory of Notched-Bar Test, 401
  • Volta Redonda Iron and Steel Works, Brazil, 427
  • Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Works, 2-8-2 Type Combined Steam and Oil-Engine Locomotive, 355
  • Vulcan Foundry, Ltd., "Liberation," 2-8-0 Type Locomotive, 440*
  • WAGES. See Labour; PARAGRAPH INDEX Wagons, Motor. See Motor Vehicles ; Tractors Waldram, J. M.,on Solving War-Time Visibility Problems, 501
  • Wall, Dr. T. F., on Magnetron and Klystron, 125*, 148*, 184*; on Short-Wave Radio Emission from Sun, 232. See 164
  • — Load-Bearing, Structural Requirements,
  • Specification, 466
  • — Tiles, Specification, 322
  • Wallace, W. K., Carlisle-Kingsmoor Railway Widening, 555*
  • Walshaw, T. D., Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 352. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 304, 328, 424
  • War Equipment Reclamation in Australia, 138
  • — German Preparations for Invasion of Eng
  • lands 568, 580
  • — of 1914-18, Use of Motor Vehicles in, 331,341
  • — and Peace, Achievements of, 13
  • — Records, Industrial, for Imperial War
  • Museum Library, 39
  • — Time Production in the United States
  • Report on, 182
  • Scientific Research, Publication of Results, 112
  • Shipyards in, Official Story of (Review), 171
  • Visibility Problems, Laboratory Technique for Solving, 501
  • Warfare, Use of Aircraft in. See Aeronautics
  • — Naval. See Warships
  • Warming, Transient, of Rooms, Report, 326
  • Warships :
  • Admiralty Naval Compass Department, High-Frequency Two-Phase Induction Motor, 81*
  • — Research Department, Research on Magnetrons, 361*
  • — Ship Welding Committee, Work of, 425, 509, 549
  • Warships—continued.
  • Admiralty Signal Establishment, Radio Navigation Equipment, 423, 451
  • — Type Motor Fishing Vessels, 521 Aviation, Naval. See Aeronautics German Navy, Preparations for Invasion of England, 568, 580
  • H.M. Aircraft Carrier “ Eagle,” Launch of, 279
  • — Battleships “ Queen Elizabeth ” and " Valiant,” Reconstruction of, 376, 402
  • — Coastal Minesweepers, 375-b.h.p. Petters Oil Engine for, 369*
  • — Cruiser “ Carnarvon,” in 1908, 17
  • - “ Prometheus,” 1911, Voyage of, 579
  • — Destroyer “ Ilex,” La Mont Water- Tube Boiler in, 87
  • — Dockyards, Organisation of, 577*, 601* War-Time Repairs to H.M. Ships in, 402, 405*, 414, 437
  • — Nayy in 1939, 353, 376, 402
  • — Repair Ships, Data on, 438
  • — Ships, Application of Radar to, 307, 389
  • Degaussing of, 343
  • “ Fleetwood,” Radio Navigation Equipment in, 423, 451
  • Torpedo Damage to, .405
  • War-Time Repairs to, 353,402,405* 414, 437
  • Welding in, 567
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • — Engineers in Hong Kong Dockyard, 577*, 601*
  • — Engineering, Advances in, 376, 402
  • — Ordnance Inspection Department, Machinability Testing Apparatus at, 544, 569, 597*
  • Tilt Tests from Shipbuilders’ Standpoint, 499
  • Torpedo Development, History of, 73*, 121*, 169*, 242
  • — Tube, Development of, 73*
  • United States Navy, Floating Dry Docks for, 145*, 193*, 217*, 265*
  • Warship Construction, Developments in, 349
  • See also Naval in PARAGRAPH INDEX Wassell, H. G., oh Degaussing and Correction of Magnetic Compasses, 343
  • Waste-Heat Recovery, Conference on, Programme, 342
  • Water Area, Greater London, Proposals for, 110
  • — Committee, Central Advisory, Apponit-
  • ment of, 567
  • — Power. See Hydraulic; Power Plant;
  • Turbine, Hydraulic
  • — Supply for Greater London, Proposals, 110 and Town Planning, 495
  • See also Irrigation
  • — Tube Boiler. See Boiler
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic ; Power
  • Plant
  • Water Vapour, Reaction of Aluminium-Mag- nesium Alloy with, 305, 428*, 438
  • — Wheels. See Turbine, Hydraulic; Power
  • Plant
  • Waterhouse, Dr. G. B., on Dr. W. H. Hatfield’s
  • Services to Metallurgy, 461
  • Waterways. See Rivers ; Canals ; Navigation Waterworks. See Water Supply and PARAGRAPH INDEX
  • Watson, D. 8., on Cathode-Ray Tubes in Radar, 319
  • Watson, G. O., on Alternating-Current TurboElectric Ship Propulsion, 142*, 166*. See 111
  • Watson-Watt, Sir R., on Evolution of Radiolocation, 306, 317
  • Watts, Watts & Co., Ltd., Establishment of
  • Watts’ Prize, 327
  • Wave Filters, Electric, Theory and Design of (Review), 171
  • •— Guides for Radar, 319
  • — Mechanics and Properties of Metals, 519,
  • 558*
  • — Profiles of Ships in Motion, Calculation, 532
  • — Sea, Seismic, 484
  • Wear in High-Pressure Gear Pumps, 183, 185, 208, 284*, 310*, 334* See LETTER, 232
  • — Piston Ring, and Gumming in Petrol En
  • gines, 93*
  • Weather. See Meteorology
  • Weaver, W. A., on Machine-Tool Disposal Sale, 520. See LETTER, 594
  • Welded Construction, United States Floating Dry Docks, 193*
  • Welders, Training Tests for, Specification, 514
  • Welding Committee, Ship, Admiralty, Work of, 425, 509; 549
  • — Construction in S.S. " Orcades,” 130
  • — Institute of, Annual Report; 567; Debate
  • on Future of Welding in Shipbuilding, 567
  • — Machines, Resistance, Report on Rating of,
  • 519
  • Spot, Light-Duty (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 69*
  • — Repairs to War-Damaged Ships, 477*, 502*
  • — Research Association, British, Constitution
  • of Council, 471
  • — of Ships, Future of, 350, 567
  • — Thermit, Repair of Rolling-Mill Pinion by
  • (Murex Ltd.), 32*
  • — in Water-Tube Boiler Construction, Babcock
  • & Wilcox, Ltd., 271*
  • Welsh Industries Fair, Cardiff, 581, 607 West Ham Emergency Substation, 57
  • Westminster Abbey, Engineers’ Memorial Service, 207
  • Weymouth, Torpedo Manufacture at, 170
  • Wharton & Olding, Ltd., Jig and Fixture
  • System, 608*
  • Wheels, Gear. See Gears ; Marine Propulsion
  • — Grinding. See Grinding under AfaeZnne Tools
  • — Landing, of Aircraft, Single-Disc Brake for,
  • 608*
  • Whitaker, Dr. J. W., on Training of Fuel Technologists, 165
  • White, Major 8. W,, Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 424. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 304, 328, 352
  • Whitehead Torpedo Manufacture, 169*
  • Whittle, Air-Commodore F., on Whittle Jet- Propulsion Gas Turbine; 212*, 237*, 261*. See Erratum, 239
  • Wickman, A. C., Ltd., Tests of Diamond Lapping Wheels, 271
  • Wiersema, H., on Kentucky Dam on Tennessee River, 337*, 385*, 433*
  • Willans, K. W., on Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 304. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 328, 352, 424
  • Williams, E. J., on Significance of Differences in Test Results, 496. See LETTERS, 16, 568
  • Williams, Dr. F. C., on Circuit Techniques for Radiolocation, 389
  • Williams-Thompson, R. B., on Machine-Tool Disposal Sales, 594. See LETTER, 520
  • Wills, W. H., on Single-Phase System for Rural Electrification, 390
  • Willshaw, W. E., on Magnetrons, 361*
  • Wilson, J. S., on Tests of Pneumatic Tyres for Farm Tractors, 201
  • Wilson, M. F. G., the Late, 17
  • Wilson, R., the Late, 183
  • Wind Tunnels. See Aeronautics
  • Windings of Alternator-Rotors, Deformation of, 14
  • Windows, Metal Casement, Specification, 34 Wood Surrounds for, Specification, 394
  • Winterton, Dr. K., on Chill-Cast Phosphorus Bronzes, 153
  • Wire, Barbed, Reclamation of, 138
  • — Hanging, Tensions in, 460*
  • — Rope Slings and Sling Legs, Specification,
  • 250
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Telegraphy
  • — Telephony. See Telephony
  • Women Workers. See Labour
  • Wood Flooring, Specification, 562
  • — Painting, Staining and Varnishing, Specification, 490
  • — Surrounds for Metal Windows, Specification,
  • 394
  • — Trim, Specification, 466
  • Wood-Mallock, J. on Refining Transformer Oils, 379
  • Woods, A. J., on Peat Combustion for Industrial Steam Heating, 223
  • Wool, Rock (Review), 292
  • Woolman, J., Experiments on Overheating Steel, 496
  • Woolwich Armament Research Department, Machinability Tests, 544, 569, 599*
  • — Marine Radio School, 514
  • — Torpedo Manufacture at, 170
  • Work Hardening and Machinability of Metals, 544
  • Works :
  • Engineering Works, Employment of Women. See Labour
  • Iron and Steel Works, Fuel Economy in, 448, 472
  • Works, Volta Redonda, Brazil, 42
  • Penn, J., & Sons, Greenwich Works of, 177 Works Management, Personnel Management:
  • Its Scope and Practice (Review), 171 Statistics of Costs of Machining, 605, 606 Time and Motion Study, Manual of
  • (Review), 316
  • — Ministry of, Investigation on Refrigerated
  • Meat Transport, 453*
  • Workmen. See Labour Workshop, Maintenance, for Motor Vehicles,
  • Manningham, 296*
  • — Training. See Education
  • — See also Works ; Machine Tools
  • Wright, H. M., on Mineral-Insulated Metal- Sheathed Conductors, 31
  • — Lecture on Recent Aerodynamic Develop
  • ments, 541. See Erratum, 587
  • Wrought Light Alloys Association, Manufacture and Production of Aluminium-Alloy Forgings and Stampings, by J. R. Hand- forth and J. T. Robinson, 138
  • X-RAY Apparatus, 200 Million-Volt Betatron, 583
  • Diffraction Unit (Philips Lamps, Ltd.), 40
  • YANGTZE River Development, Regulation Scheme, 7, 303
  • Yarn, Moisture Meter for (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 89
  • Year Books. See LITERATURE INDEX
  • ZDANOWICH, R., Amalgamation of Institutions of Mechanical and Automobile Engineers, 304. See 183, 253. See LETTERS, 280, 328, 352, 424
  • Zicawei Meteorological Observatory, Shanghai, 602*
  • Ziegler, N. A., on Effect of Nickel in Chromium- Molybdenum Steels, 287
  • Zinc Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Coatings, Corrosion Tests of, 289*
  • — Polarographic and Spectrographic Analysis
  • of, Specification, 130
  • Zwartkopjes Pumping Station, 152*

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