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Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index
Engineering 1954 Jul-Dec: Index

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INDEX. Illustrated subjects are marked with an asterisk after the number of the page

  • ABBEY WORKS, Steel Co., of Wales, Ltd., Extensions to, 583
  • Abeles, Dr. P. W., on Composite Partially- Prestressed Concrete Slabs, 464*
  • Abelson and Co. (Engineers), Ltd., Combined Loader and Excavator, 409*
  • Aberdeen-Bergen Submarine Telephone Cable (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 637
  • Abinger Observatory, Astronomer Royal’s Report, 234
  • Abrasives (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Fluids, Centrifugal Pumps for (Trade Publication), 488
  • Accelerometer for Experimental Tank Models, Saunders-Roe, Ltd., 99, 112*
  • Access Equipment, Ltd., Safety Raiser for Aircraft, 531*

Accidents:

  • Accident Prevention in Cement Industry, Report on, 86
  • Chemical Works, Conference on Safety in. 643
  • Comet Aircraft Disasters, Elba and Naples, Technical Evidence at Inquiry, 548, 587, 618,648, 680, 716; Investigations and Tests at Farnborough, 573*
  • Electrical Accidents in Mines, Inspector’s Report, 1951, 6
  • Fatal Industrial Accidents in United Kingdom, Statistics of, 224, 480
  • Foundry Accidents, Safety Footwear as Protection Against, 480
  • Industrial Diseases, Compensation for Skin and Lung Complaints, 711
  • Railway Accidents in 1953, Report on, 551 Road Accidents and Motor-Vehicle
  • Characteristics, 328, 339*, 354, 360 and Vehicle Design, 370*
  • Accles and Pollock, Ltd., Tubular Framing for Motor Boat, 135*; Seamless Titanium Tubes,, 380; Aluminium-Alloy Billiard Cue, 679
  • Accountants in British Engineering Industry, 330. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • Accra, Gold Coast, Submarine Oil Pipeline at, 303*
  • Accumulators, Electric. See Electric
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • Accurate Recording Instrument Co., Gas Thermostat, 212*
  • “ Ace ” Coal Cutter (Trade Publication), 426 Acetylene Welding. See Welding
  • Acheson Colloids, Ltd., Colloidal Graphite (Trade Publication), 753
  • Aciera S.A., Universal .Milling Machine, 474* Ackton Hall Colliery, Protective Devices for Belt Conveyors, 628
  • Acoustic Running-Up Pen for Jet Aircraft (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 536*
  • Activated Sludge. See Sewage
  • A. C.V. Sales, Ltd., Commercial-Vehicle Spare- Parts Store, 731*
  • Adam, J. L., the Late, 134
  • Adamson, D., and Co., Ltd., Water-Tube Boiler at Fishbum Coke-Oven Plant, 664
  • Adamson, S.,- Manufacturing Co., “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • Adapta-Charts, Ltd., Wall Charts (Trade Publication), 686
  • Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address Aden Oil Refinery, Sulphur Dioxide Production at, 38; 1,500 gallons per minute Rotary Pump, 672*
  • Adhesive, “ Redux,” for Bonding Metals (Aero
  • Research, Ltd.), 319
  • Administration, Human Element in, 482 Admiralty Experiment Works, Haslar, 424, 491, 496*
  • — Research Laboratory, Display Unit for
  • Frequency Analysis of Noise and Vibration, 804*
  • — See also Warships
  • Adrian, Prof. E. D., on Science and Human Nature, 289. See 327
  • A.E.C., Ltd., 125-b.h.p. 64-seater Motor Omnibus, 410*; Commercial-Vehicle Spare-Parts Store, 731*
  • A.E.G. Electric Co., Ltd., Self-Exciting SelfRegulating Alternators, 735
  • Aerial Navigation. See Aeronautics
  • — Transport. See Aeronautics
  • Aero Research, Ltd., Equipment for Use with Synthetic Resin Glues (Trade Publication), 41; “ Redux ” Adhesive for Bonding
  • Metals, 319; Synthetic Resin Glues for Building Purposes (Trade Publication), 753 Aerodynamics. See Aeronautics
  • “ Aerolite 300 ” for Timber Roof Trusses (Trade Publication), 753
  • Aeronautical Society, Royal, Cayley Lecture on Sir G. Cayley, The Father of British Aeronautics, by Capt. J. L. Pritchard, 654*; Development of Re-Heat, by J. L. Edwards, 660; Boundary-Layer Control, by Dr.-Ing. G. V. Lachmann, 691; Development and Investigation of Fatigue Cracks, by Dr. N. Thompson, 720; British Commonwealth and Empire Lecture on Aviation and Development of Remote Areas, by the Duke of Edinburgh, 809, 812

Aeronautics:

  • Aerodrome, Hatfield, Control Tower for, 253*
  • Aeronautical Dynamics, Introduction to, by M. Rauscher (Review), 721
  • Aeroplane, “ Air Observation Post ” (Auster Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • — Bombing, Problems in Design of, 420
  • — Fighting, “ Folland Midge ” (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 232
  • — — “ Gnat ” (Folland Aircraft. Ltd.),
  • 232
  • “ Midge,” (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 347*
  • “ Supermarine 525 ” (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 347*
  • —• Night-Intruder, Canberra “ B ” Mark 8 (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 347*
  • — “ Viscount 700D ” (Vickers-Arm
  • strongs Ltd.), 197
  • — See also Aircraft; Air Liner; Flying Boat; (below)
  • Air Chartering, Enterprise in, 99
  • — Ferry to Belfast of Silver City Airways, 736
  • — Liner “ Comet 3 ” (de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 378*
  • “ Comet,” Evidence at Inquiry of Loss of, 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716; Investigations and tests at Farnborough, 573*
  • “ Viking,” of British European Airways, Last Flight of, 588
  • “ Viscount,” Purchase by Capital Airlines, 232
  • “ Viscount 800 ” Series (Vickers- Armstrongs Ltd.), 572*
  • — “ Observation Post,” Aircraft (Auster
  • Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • — Registration Board, Annual Report, 1953-54, 72; Tests of Pressurised Civil Aircraft, 746
  • Aircraft, American, Proposed Purchase of, 645, 646
  • — Anti-Submarine, “ Seamew ” (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 379*
  • — and Armament Experimental Estab
  • lishment, Work of, 258, 284*; Parachute Harness, 381
  • — Armed, Percival Provost (Hunting Percival Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • — Automatic Approach Equipment for, 84
  • ® Carrier, H.M.S. “ Albion1,.” Angle Deck with Mirror Aid, 470*
  • — Civil, Pressurised, Loading Tests for, 746
  • Transport “ Herald,” (Handley Page, Ltd.), 350*
  • — “ Comet 3 ” (de Havilland Aircraft
  • Co., Ltd.), 378*
  • — “ Comet,” Evidence at Inquiry of
  • Loss of, 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716; Investigations and Tests at Farnborough, 573*
  • — Construction, Light-Alloy (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 380
  • Metal-Sandwich (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd.), 380
  • — Electrical Systems, 457 Systems, Course on, 69
  • — Engineer, Medical Problems of, 463* — Exhaust Silencers for, 167
  • — Exhibition and Flying Display, Farnborough Aerodrome, 294*, 247*, 378*
  • — Fuel Tanks, Relief and Vent Valves for (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 732
  • — G.E.C. Heavy Alloys for (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Hawker P. 1072 with “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 374*
  • — Industry, British, Position of, 645, 646 in Canada, Growth of, 747
  • — Jet, Running-Up Pen for, with Sound Muffler (Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd.), 536*
  • — Maintenance Plant of British Overseas Airways Corporation, 531*
  • — Military, Pneumatic and Vacuum Components of, Test Rig for, 78*
  • Transport, “ Beverley ” (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 379*
  • — Navigation Instruments (Ferranti, Ltd.) 537
  • Radio Aids to, 816
  • — Oleo Legs, Test Rig for Checking, 531* — Production, Moulded Plastic Tools for, 762
  • Problems of, Institution of Production Engineers Conference, 751
  • — Research, “ Fairey Delta 2 ” (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 487*
  • Short SB 5 (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 294*
  • — Structures, All-Metal, Sandwich Materials for, 670*
  • — Training, “ Sea Balliol,” Tail Undercarriage for (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 504*
  • “ Gannet Mark 2 ” (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 379
  • Jet Provost (Hunting Percival Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • “P.124” Jet-Propelled (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 572
  • — Turbo-Prop., Use in America, 646
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • Aircraft Turn-and-Slip Indicator (R. B. Pullin and Co., Ltd.), 172*
  • — “ Viscount,” for Canada, 864*
  • — “ Viscount 800 ” Series Vickers-Arm
  • strongs, Ltd.), 572*
  • — “ Viscount 700 D,” (Vickers-Arm
  • strongs, Ltd.), 197
  • — | Viscount ” Purchase by Capital
  • Airlines, 232
  • Airfield Surface Movement Indicator (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 542*
  • Airport, Ferryfield, of Ferry Airports, Ltd., 94*
  • — Gatwick, Report on Development of, 130
  • — London, Airfield Surface Movement Indicator, 542*; Industrial Dispute at, 872
  • — Runways, German, Soil Stabilisation for, 268*
  • — Visitor, by N. J. Feeman and G. D. H. Linton (Review), 73
  • Airship R.34, First Atlantic Crossings, Proposed Memorials to, 261
  • Automatic Pilots (Trade Publication), 488 Aviation and Development of Remote Areas, by the Duke of Edinburgh, 809, 812
  • — Fuels, Filter for (Automotive Products Co., Ltd.), 217
  • “Beverley” Military Transport Aircraft (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 379*
  • Boundary-Layer Control in Aircraft, 691 British European Airways Corporation, Annual Report, 517; Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • British Overseas Airways Corporation, Aircraft for, 131; Annual Report, 418; Maintenance Plant and Methods of. 531*
  • Canberra “ B ” Mark 8 Night-Intruder Aeroplane (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 347*
  • “Centaurus” Aero-Engine, Life of, 671
  • Civil Aviation, Ministry of, and Gatwick Airport, 130
  • See also Airships (above)
  • “ Comet 3 ” Air Liner (de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 378*
  • “ Comet ” Aircraft, Evidence at Inquiry of Loss of, 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716; Investigations and Tests at Farnborough, 573*
  • Components, Aircraft, Test Rigs for, 811, 822*
  • Control Tower for Hatfield Aerodrome, 253*
  • Convair Aircraft, Automatic Approach Equipment for, 84
  • “ Dart ” Aeroplane Engines for Canadian “ Viscount ” Aircraft, 864
  • “Dart” Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, Production of, 778, 782
  • “ Douglas ” DC7D Airliners, Aeroplane Engines for, 778. See 782
  • “ Dragonfly ” Helicopters, Production of, 8. 5
  • “ Eland ” Gas-Turbine Engines for “ Rotodyne ” Helicopter, 864
  • “ Eland ” 3,000-e.h.p. Turbo-Propeller
  • Engine (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 121*
  • Engines, Aeroplane, at Aircraft Exhibition and Flying Display, Farnborough, 347*
  • — ?— Bristol “ Centaurus,” Life of, 671
  • — “ Bristol Engines Around World ” (Trade Publication), 488
  • “ Dart,” for Canadian “ Viscount ” Aircr’lv, 864
  • “ Dart ” Propeller-Turbine, Production of 778, 782
  • 3,000-e.h.p. “ Eland ” Turbo-Propeller (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 121*
  • Gas-Turbine, “ Eland ” for “ Rotodyne ” Helicopter, 864
  • — Jet, Increasing Thrust of, 660
  • — Jet, “ Soar ’’(Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 347*
  • Jet, Thrust Cradle for (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 380*
  • Propeller-Turbine, Rolls-Royce, 778 4,000 - h.p. Propeller - Turbine, “ BE25 ” Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 349*
  • Turbo-Jet, “ Orpheus,” Bench Testing of, 868
  • Turbo-Jet, “ Sapphire,,” Production of, 821
  • See also Turbines, Gas
  • — Gas-Turbine, for Helicopters, “Oryx” (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 347*
  • — Helicopter, “ Leonides Major ” (Alvis, Ltd.), 348*
  • “ Fairey Delta 2 ” Research Aircraft (Fairey Aviation: Co., Ltd.)., 487*
  • Flight, High-Speed, “ Tridac ” Three- Dimensional Analogue Computer for, 583, 596*
  • “ Flying Bedstead,” 381
  • — Boat, Experiment^ Tank for Saunders- Roe, Ltd., 110*
  • — Display and Static Exhibition, Farnborough Aerodrome, 294*, 347*, 378*
  • — Experiments of Sir G. Cayley, 654*
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • “ Folland Midge ” Fighter Aeroplane (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 232, 347* Fuel, Aircraft, Electronic Flowmeter for (Integral, Ltd.), 601*
  • Fuelling Vehicles, Aircraft, Mobile Meter “ Prover ” Units for (Shell-Mex &
  • B. P. Ltd.), 84
  • “ Gannet Mark 2 ” Trainer Aircraft (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 379
  • “ Gnat ” Figher Aeroplane (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 232
  • Hangar at Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment (Redpath Brown and Co., Ltd.), 284*
  • Helicopter Development by Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., 714
  • — Early, at Dumbarton, 424
  • — Engines “ Oryx ” and “ Leonides Major,” 347*
  • — Production of, Helicopter Association of Great Britain, by E. J. Boulger, 805 — Research and Development Work on, 546
  • — “ Rotodyne,” Fitted with “ Eland ”
  • Gas-Turbine Engines, 864
  • —- “ Skeeter Mark 6 ” (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 379
  • — Use by Army, 195
  • — “ Westland S-55,” Certification of
  • (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 637
  • “ Herald ” Civil-Transport Aircraft (Hand- ley Page, Ltd.), 350*
  • Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, 1954-55 (Review), 849
  • Jet-Lift Research Vehicle (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 422*
  • — Provost Training Aircraft (Hunting Percival Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • “ Leonides Major ” Helicopter Engine (Alvis, Ltd.), 348*
  • “ Midge ” Fighting Aeroplane (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 232, 347*
  • Missiles, Guided, Development of, 692,* 811
  • Naval Aircraft Yards, Strikes at, 99, 128 Navigational Aids (Trade Publication), 488 Noise from Aircraft Engines, Effect on Human Body, 463*
  • “ Orpheus ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Bench Trials of, 868
  • “ Oryx ” Turbo-Gas Generator for Helicopters (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 347*
  • “ P.124 ” Jet-Propelled Training Aircraft, 572
  • Percival Provost Armed Aircraft (Hunting Percival Aircraft, Ltd.), 294* Pressure-Cabin Testing, Effect on Human Body, 463
  • R.34, H.M. Airship, Proposed Memorials to, 261
  • Renfrew Airport, Future of, 224
  • Rocket Motor, “Snarler” (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 374*
  • — —- Units for Aircraft, 348
  • “ Rotodyne ” Helicopter Fitted with “ Eland ” Gas-Turbine Engines, 864
  • Rotor Blades, All-Metal, for Helicopter (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 379
  • Royal Air Force, Test Rig for Pneumatic and Vacuum Components, 78*
  • — Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, “ Tridac ” Three-Dimensional Analogue Computer, 583, 596*
  • “ Sapphire ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Production of, 821
  • School of Aeronautics at Queen’s University, Belfast, Formation of, 867
  • “ Sea Balliol ”, Trainer Aircraft, Tail Undercarriage for (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 504*
  • “ Seamew ” Anti-Submarine Aircraft (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 379*
  • Short SB5 Research Aircraft (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 294*
  • “ Skeeter Mark 6 ” Helicopter (Saunders- Roe, Ltd.), 379
  • Slip-and-Turn Indicators for Aircraft (R. B. Pullin and Co., Ltd.), 172*
  • “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 374*
  • “ Soar ” Jet Aeroplane Engine (Rolls- Royce Ltd.), 347*
  • “ Supermarine 525 ” Fighter Aeroplane (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 347*
  • Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • Testing Aircraft at Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment, 258, 284*
  • Toxic Substances in Aircraft, Effect on Human Body, 463
  • Trainer, Air-Crew, with Mechanical Computer (Air Trainers, Ltd.), 214*
  • “ Tridac ” Three-Dimensional Analogue Computer for High-Speed Flight, 583, 5f6*
  • Tunnel, Blower, at Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment, 285
  • Turn-and-Slip Indicators for Aircraft (R. B. Pullin and Co., Ltd.), 172*
  • Undercarriage, Tail, for “ Sea Balliol ” Trainer Aircraft (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 504*
  • V2 Rocket, by W. Dornberger (Review) 37
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • Vertical-Lift Research Unit (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 381
  • Vibration from Aircraft Engines, Effect on Human Body, 463*
  • “ Viking ” Aircraft of British European Airways, Last Flight of, 588
  • “Viscount” Air Liner, Purchase by Capital Airlines, 232
  • “ Viscount ” Aircraft for Canada, 864* “ Viscount 700D ” Aircraft (Vickers- Armstrongs Ltd.), 197
  • “ Viscount 800 ” Series Air Liner (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 572*
  • “ Westland S-55 ” Helicopter, Certification of (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 637 Whirling Arm Apparatus of Sir G. Cayley, 654*
  • “ Whirlwind ” Helicopters, Production of, 805
  • Aeroplanes. See Aeronautics
  • Africa, Equatorial, Civil Engineering Developments, 291
  • — West, East and Central, as Market for
  • British Engineering Goods, 725, 748
  • African Ore for United States Steel Industry, 323
  • Afterburner Shroud, of All-Metal Honeycomb Material, 671*
  • Ageing of Mild-Steel Strip after Temper Rolling, 787
  • — Strain, of Mild Steel, 787
  • Agreements, Labour. See Labour
  • Agricultural Drainage, Engineering for, by Prof. H. B. Roe and Prof. Q. C. Ayres (Review), 849
  • — Engineers’ Association, Smithfield Show
  • and Agricultural Machinery Exhibition, 802*, 834*
  • — Engineering, National Institute of, Open
  • Days at, 14
  • — Machinery Exhibition and Smithfield
  • Show, 802*, 834*
  • —- — Research, Measuring Instruments for, 15
  • — Motors. See Engines; Motors; Tractors
  • — Society, Royal Show, Windsor Great Park,
  • 60*, 91*, 123*
  • — Tool Carrier, Motor-Driven (H. Leverton
  • and Co., Ltd.), 125*
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — See also Irrigation
  • Agriculture, Use of Towns’ Waste in, 296
  • — See also Irrigation
  • Ahlmann-Carlshiitte, A.G., Swing-Shovel, 409* Aikman, Sir A., on Development and Production of Guided Missiles, 811
  • Air, Compressed. See Pneumatic
  • — Compressor for “ Eland ” Turbo-Propeller
  • Aero Engine, 122*
  • Free-Piston, Pescara-Muntz, 634*
  • — — for Internal-Combustion Engines, Inves
  • tigations on, 555
  • Portable (Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd.), 666* — Tractor-Mounted (A. Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 61*
  • 2,000-cub. ft. Two-Stage (Bellis and Morcom, Ltd.), 83*
  • — Conditioning Cabinet (Thermo Control
  • Installations Co., Ltd.);, 28
  • — Curtain for Rooms and Workshops, 51*
  • — Dryers for Stores (Birlec, Ltd.), 314
  • — Force, Royal. See Aeronautics.
  • — Heater, Bled-Steam, “ Weldex,” S.S.
  • Orsova, 57*
  • Carmarthen Bay Power Station (J. Howden and Co. (Land), Ltd.), 305
  • “ Air Observation Post ” Aircraft (Auster Aircraft, Ltd.), 294*
  • — Pollution, Beaver Committee Report on,
  • 715, 718
  • Beaver Committee on Gas-Washing at Electricity-Generating Stations, 779
  • — — Congress, New York, 1955, 682
  • Effect on Plant Life, Investigations on, 452
  • Industrial Aspects of, Harrogate Conference on, 801
  • and Smoke Abatement, 452
  • See also Atmospheric Pollution; Smoke Abatement; Pollution
  • — Registration Board, Annual Report,
  • 1953-54, 72
  • Air Trainers, Ltd., Air-Crew Trainer with Mechanical Computer, 214*
  • Air. See also Atmosphere
  • Aircraft. See Aeronautics
  • — Carriers. See Aeronautics
  • — Establishment, Royal. See Aeronautics Aireborough Urban District, Yorkshire,
  • Refuse-Disposal Plant, 85*
  • Airport. See Aeronautics
  • Airships. See Aeronautics
  • Airspeed, Ltd., Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • Aiton and Co., Ltd., Evaporators, Rye House Power Station, 157
  • “ A.J.F.” Grinding and Lapping Machine, 867*
  • Akers, Sir W. A., the Late, 617
  • Alar, Ltd., Aluminium Casting Alloy “ Alar 21 ” (Trade Publication), 201
  • “Albion,” H.M. Aircraft Carrier, Angled Deck with Mirror Aid, 470*
  • Albright and Wilson, Ltd/, Silicone Production Plant of, 562*
  • Alcock, W. N., on First Aerial Crossings of Atlantic by H.M. Airship R.34, 261 Alcohol-Manufacturing Plant at Billingham Works of Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Extensions to, 811
  • “ Alcon,” Centrifugal Pumps, 215*
  • Aldis Brothers, Ltd., Long-Range Signalling Lamp, 534*
  • Aldridge Tool and Engineering Co., Ltd., Production of Masters for Optical Projectors, 772*
  • Aldwych Station, Reconditioning of Passenger Lifts at, 51. See Erratum 292
  • Alfa-Laval Co., Ltd., “Paraminor” Washing Machine for Small Components, 735*
  • Alfa-Romeo Motor Cars, Light-Alloy Brake Drum for, 610*
  • Alfa-Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Motor Car, Petrol Engine for, 577*
  • Alkali, etc., Works, Chief Inspector’s Annual Report, 119
  • “ Alkathene,” Use for Press Tools for Vehicle Panels, 726
  • Alldog Agricultural-Tool Carrier, 125*
  • Allemand, S., Bench-Type Shaving Press, 510*
  • Allen, Edgar, and Co., Ltd., Rotary Kiln for
  • Widnes Sulphuric Acid Plant, 640).* See 615. See Addendum, 774
  • Allen, Dr. N. P., on Development of Creep- Resisting Alloys, 237; on Titanium- Rich Alloys of Titanium, Iron and Oxygen, 427
  • Allen, P. W. and Co., Portable Shadowless Lamp (Trade Publication), 265
  • Allen, W. H., Sons and Co., Ltd., 155-b.h.p. Motor-Driven Circulating Pumps, 57*; 1,200-kW Turbo-Generator, 58* ; Pumping Plant for Exeter Waterworks, 441
  • Allenwood Power Station, Peat-Firing at, 735 Allis-Chalmers “ Tracto-Shovel,” 634*
  • Alloa Marshalling Yard, 388
  • Allowances in Machine Work. See Gauges
  • Alloys. See Metallurgy; Microphotographs
  • Alpha Corporation, Properties and Applications of Molybdenum Disulphide, 171. See LETTERS, 229, 293, 486, 584
  • Alps, Switzerland, Television Network Across, 63*
  • Alternating Current. See Electric
  • — Stress. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials) Alternators. See Generators, Electric; Turbo-
  • Generators
  • Aluma Fire Cement (Trade Publication), 488 Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Brass and Copper Products from Sheet
  • and Strip (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Deep Drawing of, Investigation^ on, 435*
  • See LETTER, 551*
  • — Development Association joins Centre
  • International de Developpement de PAluminium, 278 ; Information on Aluminium (Trade Publication), 553
  • — Extraction, Investigations at Fulmer
  • Research Institute, 616. See LETTER, 719
  • — Information Concerning (Trade Publica
  • tion), 553
  • — Paint (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Reduction since Heroult and Hall, 395
  • — for Roof and Wall Cladding (Trade Pub
  • lication), 233
  • — Scheme, Volta River, Gold Coast, 163
  • — Sheet, Corrugated (Trade Publication), 9 and Strip, Rolling Mill of T.I. Aluminium,
  • Ltd., 87*
  • — Single Crystals, Plastic Deformation of, 239
  • — and Steel, Competition between, 10
  • — Steps and Ladders (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Aluminium Union Ltd., Use of Aluminium
  • in Electric-Cable Manufacture (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Use in Production of Electric Cables (Trade
  • Publication), 589
  • — World Production, Statistics of, 10
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Aluminum Co., of America, Contour- matic Band Saw, 734* i Die Filing Machine, 734*
  • Aluminum Co. of Canada, Ltd., First Aluminium Ingot Poured at Kitimat, 199; 301-kV Oil-Filled Cable, 221*
  • Alvis, Ltd., “ Leonides Major ” Helicopter Engine, 348*
  • Ambrogio Triulzi s.r.l., Cold-Chamber Die- Casting Machine, 607*
  • Ambs, H. D., on Relations Between Iron Powders and Powder Compacts, 852
  • America. See United States; Latin America American Business, Management Education in, by L. F. Urwick (Review), 169
  • — Competition and Export Trade, 482
  • — Society of Mechanical Engineers. See
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • American Telephone and Telegraph Co., Transatlantic Telephone Cable 614, 638*, 740*
  • American Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Production of Rolls-Royce “ Dart ” Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 778. See 782
  • — See also United States
  • Ammeter. See Meter under Electric
  • Ammonium Sulphate Production at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 663*
  • Amplifier, Image (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 720
  • “ Ampro ” Film Projector, 327
  • Amsterdam, Holland, Congress of International Federation of Prestressing, Programme, 782
  • Analyser, Differential, at National Physical Laboratory, 659*
  • — Pipe-Flow, 5
  • Analysis of Carbon in Metals, Conductimetric Method, 755*
  • — Frequency, Noise and Vibration, Display
  • Unit for (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 804*
  • — Shell, Application to Structural Sections,
  • 688*
  • Anderson-Grice Co., Ltd., Exhibits at Scottish Industries Exhibition, 327
  • “ Anderton ” Shearer-Loader for Coal Cutting and Loading, 869*
  • Andre Rubber Co., Ltd., Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • Andritz, Maschinenfabrik, A.G., Two-Stroke Stationary and Marine Oil Engines, 858* Anemometer, Hot-Wire, for Centrifugal Pump Research, 50
  • Angle Bars, Slotted, for Frameworks (Chevron Structural Units, Ltd.), 742*
  • Anglian Building Products, Ltd., Blocks and Slabs for Prestressed-Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd., Aden Oil Refinery, 38; 1,500 Gallons per minute Rotary Pump, 672*; Refraction Geophone, 773*; Sunbury Research Station (Trade Publication), 784
  • Anglo-Yugoslav Commercial Syndicate, Ltd., Review of Yugoslav Industries, 546
  • Anhydrite Mine, Billingham-on-Tees, Drilling Plant for, 282*
  • — Process of Sulphuric Acid Manufacture,
  • 615, 640*. See Addendum, 11
  • Anodes for Chromium Plating (Trade Publication), '488
  • Antrich, D., on Shaft Distortion in Steam Turbines, 758
  • Antwerp, Oil Refinery, Houdriflow Catalytic Cracking Unit at, 517
  • Apparatus for Demonstrating Shaft Whirl, 266*
  • — Demonstration, for Structural Problems,
  • 595*
  • — Scientific, Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Exhibition, 4*
  • — Turbovisory, Electrical, for Power Houses,
  • 718
  • Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co., Scunthorpe Ironworks Extensions, 186*
  • Appleton, Sir E., on Thermionic Devices from Development of Triode up to 1939, 724. See 613; on Partnership of Science and Engineering, 782
  • Applied Research Laboratories, Direct-Reading Spectrographic Quantometer, 114* Apprenticeship. See Education; Labour Aqueduct for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 629*
  • Arbitration in Labour Disputes. See Labour Arc. See Electric; Furnace; Welding
  • Arch Dam, Rubber Models of, 4
  • — Roof, Prestressed-Concrete, for Bank of
  • England Printing Works, 315*
  • Architects, Naval. See Naval Architects
  • Arcolectric (Switches), Ltd., Switches and Indicator Lamps (Trade Publication), 653
  • Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd., Governors for Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 41
  • “ Arie ” Gas Thermostat, 212*
  • Armament, and Aircraft, Experimental Establishment, Work of, 258, 284*; Parachute Hamess, 381
  • — Research and Development Establishment,
  • Formation of, 584
  • Arman, J., on British “ Packaged ” Boilers, 5
  • Armouring Machine, Submarine Cable (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 740*
  • Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 374*; Sapphire Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Production of, 821
  • Armstrong Whitworth (Metal Industries) Ltd., “ Kue-Ken ” Rock Crusher, 666*
  • Army, Use of Helicopters in, 195
  • Arts, Royal Society of, Industrial Arts Bursaries Competition, 211; Bicentenary Competition Results, 736
  • Arterial Roads. See Roads
  • “ Artillerie-Inrichtingen ” N.V., General-Purpose Lathe, 607*
  • Asbestos-Bitumen Roofing Material (Nuralite Sales, Ltd.), 76
  • Asea Electric, Ltd., 63-MVA Transformer, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306 Ash-Handling Plant (Trade Publication), 849 Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, MS
  • Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station;? 437*
  • — and Dust Handling Plant, Rye Hous?
  • Power Station, 157
  • Ash, Pulverised Fuel, as Building Material, Examples of, 768
  • Ashmore, Benson, Pease and Co., Blast Furnace at Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187*; S?uth Works Extensions of Power-Gas Corporation, 599
  • Ashworth, J. L., on Measurement of Steam- Turbine Rotor Movements, 758
  • Asia, South and South-East, Technical Cooperation in, Report, 621
  • Aslib, Conference, London, Discussion on Communication of Ideas, 420
  • Asphalt-Mixing Plant, Tar Macadam (F. Parker, Ltd.);, 666*
  • Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers, Ltd., Clinker Plant at Widnes Sulphuric Acid Works, 641*. See Addendum, 774 Association, British. See British Association
  • — Engineering. See Institutions
  • Astbury, H., on Electrical Equipment for Tropical Climates, 203. See 161
  • Astronomer Royal’s Annual Report, 233 Astronomy, Historic Books on, Exhibition at Science Museum, 263
  • Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi, Underground Electric Locomotives (Trade Publication), 73
  • Atkins, W. S., and Partners, Recording Instrument for Horizontal Cracks in Floor Slabs, 601*
  • Atkinson, J. T., the Late, 168
  • Atlantic Crossings, First by H.M. Airship R.34, 261
  • — Liners. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships Atlas of Canada, Climatological, by M. K.
  • Thomas (Review), 393
  • Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd., Portable Air Compressor, 666*;; Pneumatic ©rinding Machine using Thin Reinforced Grinding Wheels, 707*; Pneumatic Riveting Hammers, 707
  • “ Atlas ” Fluorescent Lighting Equipment (Trade Publication), 653
  • Atmosphere, Carburising Quality, Measuring Instrument for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 13
  • Atmospheric Pollution by Alkali, etc., Works, Report on, 119
  • Caused by Power Stations, 454, 623, 715, 718, 729. See 119
  • Measuring Station, Science Museum, 837 by Power Stations, Prevention of; 119, 454, 623, 715, 718, 779
  • SQQSLXSO Air Pollution; Smoke Abatement; Pollution
  • Atomic Bomb, Fires Caused by, by D. I.
  • Lawson (Review), 232
  • — Energy Authority, Pressurised Plastic Cloth
  • ing, 185*
  • Project, Design and Servicing of Electronic Instruments for, 806
  • Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, Packing for Distillation Columns, 46*; Reactor School at, 449, 452. See Erratum, 652
  • — — Review of Present Knowledge of (Trade
  • Publication), 722
  • Society, European, Formation of, 196
  • Atwell, C. A., on Design of Diesel-Electric Locomotives, 225
  • Atwood, G., Work on Naval Architecture, 455
  • Auckland, New Zealand, 675-kW Mobile Rectifier Equipment for, 71
  • “ Auditec ” Electronic Fault-Finder, 668*
  • “ Aurelia ” Lancia Motor Car, de Dion Axle for, 542*
  • Auster Aircraft, Ltd., “ Air Observation Post ” Aircraft, 294*
  • Austin Crompton Parkinson Electric Vehicles, Ltd., Adjustable-Boom Mobile Conveyor, 216*
  • Austin Motor Co., Ltd., 125-h.p. “ Sheerline ” Car with Gas-Turbine, 293; 55-b.h.p.
  • Four-Cylinder Diesel Engine, 478; Design of Motor-Car Style (Trade Publication), 553
  • Austinlite, Ltd., 10-kW Generator with Duplicate Diesel Engines, 535*
  • Australia, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Annual Report, 785, 816
  • — Import Difficulties of, 810
  • — Industrial Development in, 130, 132, 163,
  • 164*, 258
  • — Murray River, Hume Reservoir Dam, 166*
  • — Oil Industry in, 166
  • — Sydney County Council, Annual Report on
  • Electricity Supply, 468
  • Australian Department of National Development, Survey of Manufacturing Activity, 258; Views on Australian Market, 258. See 130, 132, 163, 164*
  • — Government Import Restrictions, 450
  • Booklet on Development Projects, 485
  • — Market for British Engineering, 130, 132,
  • 163, 164*, 258
  • — Works of C. A. Parsons of Australia, Ltd.,
  • 427
  • Auto-Diesels Ltd., Dual-Voltage Ground Power Unit for Aircraft Maintenance, 531*; Trailer-Mounted, 36-b.h.p., Centrifugal Pump, 666*
  • “ Autoflex ” Traffic-Control System, 717 Autogenous Welding. See Welds and Welding “ Autoleveller,” Raper, for Textile Sliver (Prince-Smith and Stells, Ltd.), 600*
  • Automatic Machine Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Stokers. See Stokers
  • Automatic Telephone and Electrical Co., Ltd., Remote Control by Imposed Ripple (Trade Publication), 653 ; Vehicle-Ac u ated Traffic Signals (Trade Publication) 653
  • Automobiles. See Motor Cars
  • Automotive Engineers, Society of, High-Temperature Sandwich Structures, by J. V. Long and G. D. Cremer, 670*
  • Automotive Products Co., Ltd., Filter for Aviation Fuels, 217; Lockheed-Avery Breakaway Coupling, 803*
  • Auxiliary Machinery, Marine. See Marine
  • Aveling-Barford Ltd., Diesel-Driven 7A-cub. yd. Dumper, 634*; Light-Weight Diesel- Driven Road Roller, 634*
  • Avery-Lockheed Breakaway Hydraulic Coupling for Hose Lines (Automotive Products Co., Ltd.), 803*
  • Avery, W. and T., Ltd., 200-ton Universal Testing Machine for Indian Government, 286*; Tame Bridge Foundry, 482, 505* Aviation, See Aeronautics
  • “ Axford,” H.M. Seaward Defence Boat, Launch of, 567
  • Axle, de Dion, for Lancia “ Aurelia ” Motor Car, 542*
  • — 30-ton Driving for Earth-Moving Motor
  • Vehicles (Kirkstall Forge Engineering, Ltd.), 476*
  • — Rear, of B.M.W. 501 Motor Car, 542*
  • for Mercedes Benz Motor Car, 541*
  • Rigid, Jaguar Sports Motor Car, 542*
  • — Swing, of Borgward Hansa 1500 Motor Car, 542*
  • B. AND A. ENGINEERING CO. LTD., Load Indicator for Wire Ropes, 120*
  • Babbington Colliery, Automatic Tippler for Colliery Tubs, 412*
  • Babcock and Wilcox Co., 4,500-h.p. Steam- Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153*
  • Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., Film on “ Craftsmen Welders,” 49; Boiler Plant, Rye House Power Station, 156; Model of Locomotive “ Rocket,” 196*; Boiler Plant and Pulverised-Fuel Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*; Ash and Dust Handling Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529; Steam-Raising Units (Trade Publication), 653; Boilers for Hunts Bay Power Station, Jamaica, 668*; Manufacture of Small Chain-Grate Stokers,"794*
  • Backlash in Gear Trains, Device for Eliminating (General Electric ©di; Ltd.), 837*
  • Bacon, F. T., Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell, 71 Baghdad Trade Fair, 483;, 507*, 538*, 646. See Erratum, 622
  • Baildon, E., on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • Bailey Bridging, Applications in Peacetime, 218*
  • Bailey, C. H., Ltd., Ship Repairing by, 290
  • Bailey, Dr. R. W., on Research on Mechanical Engineering, 516
  • Baillie, J. W., the Late, 134
  • Bailly, L., on Forge Furnaces, 523
  • Baird, J. L., First Colour Television Demonstration by, 99
  • Baker, G. T., on Replacing Human Operator by Programmed Machines, 196
  • Balance, Dynamic, for Towing Tank, Saunders- Roe, Ltd., 99, 111*
  • — Spring, Calibrated in Newtons (G. Salter &
  • Co., Ltd.), 81. See Erratum, 246
  • — Weights and Precise Laboratory Weighing,
  • National Physical Laboratory (Review), 265
  • Balancing Machine, Dynamic (E.M.I. Engineering Development, Ltd.), 345*
  • Dynamic (Losenhausenwerk Diissel- dorfer Maschinenbau A.G.), 604
  • Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd., Radiological Quantity Meter, 720
  • Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation, 4,500- h.p. Steam-Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153*; 3|-cub. yd. Drag-Line Excavator, 565*
  • Balfour, Beatty and Co., Ltd., Woodhead New Tunnel, 20*; Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • Ball Bearings. See Bearings
  • — and Pebble Mills (Trade Publication), 201
  • Bamford, J. C., Tractor-Mounted Hydraulic Excavator, 803*
  • Band Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • — Saws. See Saws under Machine Tools
  • Bank, Chase National, Financial Analysis of Oil Industry, 194
  • — of England Printing Works, Prestressed-
  • Concrete Buildings for, 315*
  • — International, for Reconstruction and
  • Development, Engineering Adviser to, 162; Annual Report, 514
  • Bankside “ B ” Power Station, Gas-Cleaning Plant at, 119
  • Barford (Agricultural), Ltd., Tractor-Operated Ditch Cleaner, 125*
  • Barge with Light-Alloy Stiffened Panels (T.I. Aluminium, Ltd.), 570*
  • Barker, A., on Forge Furnaces, 523
  • Barker, H. W., the Late, 782
  • Barlow, S. L. M., on Electrical Installation Practice at Home and Overseas, 42
  • Barnard, M. F., on Transport in Iron and. Steel Works, 273
  • Barnes, M. F., on Inspection of Cranes and Hoists. 519
  • Barrels. Plating (Trade Publication), 553
  •  ? Portable (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co.. Ltd.). 151*
  • Barry, Silicone Production Plant of Albright and Wilson, Ltd., 562*
  • Bastien, P., on Ultrasonic Inspection of Steel Forgings, 523
  • Bastow, D., on Vehicle Design for Safety, 370*. See 354, 360
  • “ Batcherplants ” Concrete Equipment (Trade Publication), 265
  • Bates and Bates, Ltd., Electronically-Operated Switch for Weld-Heat Control, 158*
  • Batey, C., on Printing and Making of Books, 491
  • Battersea Power Station, Gas-Cleaning Plant at, 119
  • Batteries. See Electric
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • Bayham, Ltd., Remote-Reading Tank-Contents Gauge, 472*; Magnetic Liquid-Level Switch, 504*
  • Bays Meadow Works of Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd., 79*
  • “ BE25 ” 4,000-h.p. Propeller-Turbine AeroEngine, 349*
  • Beacon, Flashing (Trade Publication), 201
  • Beam, Concrete, Partially-Prestressed, Tests of, 464*
  • — Continuous, Influence Lines for, 242*
  • — Short, Experimental and Theoretical
  • Analysis of Stresses in, 625*, 656*
  • — Torsion Centre of, 688*
  • Beama Journal, Quarterly Publication, 277
  • Beardmore Motors, Ltd., 47-b.h.p. Metropolitan Taxicab, 478
  • Bearings, Air, for High-Speed Ball-Bearing Testing Machine, 695*
  • — Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • — Australian Researches on, 785
  • •— Ball, Fatigue Tests on Ball Races for, 854 High-Speed Testing Machine for, 695*
  • — Dry, Plastic-Impregnated Bronze Matrix
  • (Glacier Metal Co., Ltd.), 728
  • — Fluon-Impregnated, Self-Lubricating, 853*
  • — Miniature (Trade Publication), 170
  • — Metals. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Silentbloc, for Marine Auxiliary Machinery,
  • 557*
  • — Thrust, for High-Tension Submersible
  • Pump, 494*
  • Beaver Committee on Air Pollution, Report, 715, 718; Gas Washing at Electricity- Generating Stations, 779
  • Beaver, Sir H., on Air Pollution, 452; on Industrial Aspects of Air Pollution, 801
  • Bechler, A., S.A., Automatic Sliding-Headstock Lathe, 475*
  • Beckingham, Capt. C. W., the Late, 617
  • Bedstead, Flying, Jet-Lift Vehicle, 422*
  • Begg, Cousland and Co., Ltd., Centenary of, 72
  • Beldam, W. R., the Late, 617
  • Belfast, Air Ferry to, 736
  • — Queen’s University, Formation of School of
  • Aeronautics at, 867
  • — Sirocco Works of Davidson and Co., Ltd.,
  • Extension to, 217
  • Belgian Association of Machine-Tool Makers, Machine-Tool Specifications (Trade Publication), 298
  • Belgium, Brussels International Exhibition, 1958, Arrangements for, 782
  • Bell, G. R., on Testing of Metal Powders, 852
  • Bell, W. A., on Corrosion of Aluminium- Copper-Magnesium Alloys, 394
  • Bellamy, A. V., the Late, 845
  • Bellamy, D., on Domestic Electricity Load at Home and Abroad, 42
  • “ Belleville ” Metal Washers (Trade Publication), 849
  • Beiliss and Morcom, Ltd., 2,000-cub. ft. Two- Stage Air Compressor, 83*; Gas Compressor at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 664
  • Belt Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • — Drives (Trade Publication), 753
  • Belting, Drop-Stamp, Nylon (British Nylon Spinners, Ltd.), 83
  • B.E.N. Patents Ltd., Spray Gun (Trade Publication), 488
  • Bending Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Bennett, H., Ltd., Universal UFK Mark 4 Milling Attachment, 413*
  • Bennett, M. G., on Operational Research on British Railways, 274
  • Bentalls Rhodesia, Ltd., David Brown- Bentalls Disc Ridger, 91*
  • Benzol Recovery at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 663*
  • Bergen-Aberdeen Submarine Telephone Cable (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 637
  • Bernard, J. I., on Electricity and Production, 547
  • Bernard, J. R., on Industrial Uses of Gas and Electricity, 452
  • Berry, H., and Co., Ltd., Tilting Cylinder for Open-Hearth Furnace, 182*
  • Berry. R. W., on Paying Others to do Research, 719. See 615, 616
  • Berry Wiggins and Co., Ltd., Extensions to Oil Refinery, 697
  • Berthiez, C., Boring and Turning Mill, 607; Planing and Milling Machine, 607
  • Bessemer Steel, Basic, Pearlite-Free, Fabrication and Properties of, 40
  • Besson and Robinson, Ltd., “ Tiltray ” Mercury- Switch Relay, 86*; Quick-Action Miniature Relays (Trade Publication), 488
  • Betatron at Christie Hospital, Manchester (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.) 700*
  • Bethlehem Steel Co., South-West African Ore for, 323
  • Betteridge, Dr. W., on Tertiary Creep of Nickel-Chromium Base Alloys, 240
  • Bevel Gears. See Gears
  • “ Beverley ” Military Transport Aircraft, (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.) 379*
  • Beyerinck, M. G., Lubricant for Diamond Wheels, 701
  • Bezier, P., On. Automation—implications for Management, 620
  • Bhakra Canal System, India, 99. See LETTER, 167
  • Bicycles. See Cycles and Motor Cycles Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, Iron-Ore Transporters at (J. Booth and Brothers), 796*
  • Big Six Film Unit, Film of Domestic Generator Sets, 732
  • Bigwood, J., and Son, Ltd., Roll-Type Corrugating Machine for Sheet Metal, 598*
  • Billiard Cue, Aluminium-Alloy (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 679
  • Billingham Works of Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Extension of Alcohol- Manufacturing Plant at, 811
  • Billingham-on-Tees, Anhydrite Mine at, Drilling Plant for, 282*
  • Binary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Binnie, G. M., Rubber Models of Arch Dam, 4 Birchall, Col. A. H., the Late, 421
  • Birkenhead, Bidston Dock, Iron-Ore Transporters at (J. Booth and Brothers), 796*
  • Birlec, Ltd., Heat-Treatment Electric Furnace, 117*; Air-Drying Plant for Stores, 314; Electric Furnaces (Trade Publication), 589; 60-ton Direct-Arc Tilting Furnace, 830*
  • Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Rolling Stock for London Tube Railways, 642*
  • — University, Mechanical-Engineering Build
  • ing, 59*; Flow of Viscous Fluid, by Dr. H. Nuttall, 298*; Research on Wave Action in Diffusers in Pipe Systems, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • Birtley Co., Ltd., 15- to 20-cub. yd. “ Caterpillar ” Scraper, 705*
  • Birtley Engineering Co., Ltd., Aluminium Slab-Handling Machine, 88*
  • Birwelco, Ltd., Production of “ Fintube ” Extended-Surface Heat Exchangers, 866* Bitumen-Asbestos Roofing Material (Nuralite Sales, Ltd.), 76
  • — for Soil Stabilisation in Germany, 268* Bituminous Materials, Road Construction!
  • See Roads and Tar
  • Bjurstrom, B., on 100-kV Direct-Current Cable, 13
  • Black and Decker, Ltd., Method for Tracing Operator’s Movements, 71*
  • Blackbum Factory for Production of Tungsten Wire of Mullard, Ltd., 175*
  • Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., “ Beverley,” Military Transport Aircraft, 379* Blades, Hack-Saw. (Trade Publication), 686 Blading, Gas-Turbine, of Nimonic Alloy, 302*
  • — Turbine, Investigations by Pametrada, 7 Blaenau Ffestiniog, Hydro-Electric Power
  • Plant, Pumped Storage at, 357
  • Blainey, Dr. A., on Fluon-Impregnated Self- Lubricating Bearings, 853*
  • Blast Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Blaw-Knox, Ltd., Mobile Fettling Machine for Open-hearth Furnace, 190*; Portable Throwing Machine for Loose Materials, 216*; Concrete Batching Plant (Trade Publication), 265; Heavy-Duty Motor Grader (Trade Publication), 265; Truck- Mounted Excavator (Trade Publication), 265
  • Bleaching Pliant, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 318*
  • Blind Persons, Employment of, 224
  • Blocks, Pulley (Trade Publication), 41 Blow-Pipe. See Welding; Cutting
  • Blowing Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Parolle Electrical Plant Co., Ltd.), 187
  • Blyth and Blyth, Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495*
  • B.M.C. Six-Cylinder Petrol Engine for Motor Vehicles, 577*
  • B.M.W. 501 Motor Car, Rear Axle for, 542* Board of Trade, Machinery Imports from United States, 2; Control of Exports to Russia, 162. See LETTER, 199; Exports to Soviet Bloc, 515; Survey of World Markets for Railway Locomotives, 547 Boat, Flying. See Aeronautics
  • — Motor. See Motor Boat
  • Boat, Submarine. See Warships
  • Bogies for 1,500-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 602*
  • — for 3,O3O-h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-Current
  • Locomotive, 179*
  • — Haulage, “ Wagontroler ” for Marshalling
  • Yards, 26*
  • — Hypoid-Drive, Double (Kirkstall Forge
  • Engineering, Ltd.), 477
  • — for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock,
  • Birkenhead, 798*
  • — for London Tube-Railway Rolling Stock,
  • 642*
  • “ Bogmaster ” Tractor and Trailer for Use on Waterlogged Soils, 185*
  • Boiler Availability Committee: Boiler Design and Availability, by W. F. Simonson, 582
  • — Babcock and Wilcox, Hunts Bay," Jamaica,
  • Power Station, 668*
  • — Control in Power Stations, 454
  • — Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Experiments by Coal Utilisation Research
  • Association, 14
  • — Feed Pump. See Pump
  • Water. See Feed and Water Water Softening. See Water
  • — Flues, Draught-Control Equipment for
  • (Metropolitan Combustion Engineering, Ltd.), 311*
  • — Foster Wheeler, S.S. “ Orsova,” 56*
  • — Furnaces. See Stoker
  • 1 — High-Pressure, Developments in, 857
  • — at Huncoat Power Station, Automatic
  • Control of, 669*
  • — Industrial, Coal Utilisation in, 327, 335* Domestic and Commercial (Trade
  • Publication^ 170
  • — La Mont, Circulating Pump for (Hayward-
  • Tyler and Co., Ltd.), 741
  • — Lancashire, Coal Utilisation in, 327, 335* Manufacture of Chain-Grate Stokers
  • for, 794*
  • — — Research on Smoke Abatement in, 793*
  • — Light-Alloy, for N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Prime
  • Mover, 419, 442*. See LETTERS, 519, 783
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — “ Packaged,” British Builders of, 5
  • — Peat-Fired, at Portarlington and Allenwood
  • Power Stations, Thermal Efficiency of, 735
  • — Plant, Air Pollution by, Prevention of, 718.
  • See 715
  • Bowaters’ Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 291, 318
  • — — Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529 Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • — Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437 for European Power Stations, 566 _ _ Marchwood Power Station (J. Thompson Water Tube Boilers, Ltd.), 441 Rye House Power Station, 156
  • — Reheat-Unit, for Power Stations, 244*
  • — Sectional-Heating, Coal and Oil-Burning,
  • Research on Smoke Abatement in, 793*
  • — Shell, Smoke Eliminator Doors for, 200
  • — and Stoves, Somy, Diesel-Oil Fired (D. E.
  • Stuttard), 62*
  • — Vertical Return-Tube, Research on Smoke
  • Abatement in, 793*
  • — Waste-Heat, at Lackenby Works of
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd. (Spencer- Bonecourt, Ltd.), 184
  • Heat, Spencer-Bonecourt, Stockton-on- Tees Gasworks, 30
  • —- Water Deposits, Testing of, Specification, 753
  • Treatment, Specification, 753
  • - Tube, “ Etaflo,” Scunthorpe Ironworks (J. Thompson Water Tube Boilers, Ltd.), 187
  • Tube, at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant
  • (D. Adamson and Co., Ltd.), 664
  • — Yarrow, S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 258, 260 Bois, G., on Forging Shop at Firminy, 523 Bold Power- Station, Extensions to, 231 Bolt-Screwing Machine. See Screwing
  • Machine under Machine Tools
  • Bolton’s Superheater and Pipe Works, Ltd., Sectional Superheaters (Trade Publication), 233
  • Bomb, Atomic, Fires Caused by, by D. I. Lawson (Review), 232
  • Bombing Aeroplane. See Aeroplane under Aeronautics
  • Bonochord, Ltd., Industrial Stethoscope with Electronic Amplification, 668*
  • Book Display Stand, Electrically-Operated (Universal Screen Services), 117
  • — Prints and Drawings, Manuscripts, Scott
  • Collection, Catalogue of, by B. M. Cooper (Review);, 685
  • — Printing and Making of, 491
  • — Received, 9, 41, 73, 104, 137, 170, 202, 233,
  • 265, 298, 334, 361, 393, 426, 458, 489, 520, 547, 553, 589, 623, 653, 686, 7211, 753, 784, 816, 850
  • — Reviews, 9, 41, 73, 104, 136, 169, 201, 232,
  • 265, 297, 361, 393, 426, 488, 520, 552, 589, 622. 653, 685. 721, 752, 784, 849
  • Booth, J., and Brothers, 20-ton High-Speed
  • Magnet Cranes, 183*; Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 796*
  • Booth-, James and Co., Ltd., Kitts Green Duralumin Works, 173*; Light Alloy for Sledges, 717*
  • Borgward Hansa 1500 Motor Car, Swing Axle of, 542*
  • Boring Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Borlase, Field and Co., Ltd., Lubricating Oil with Reduced Viscosity-Variation, 730 Bossings in Ships, Effect bn Resistance, 521, 592
  • Bouguer, P., Work on Naval Architecture, 455 Boulger, E. J., Helicopter Production, 805 Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd., Automatic
  • Strain-Gauge Bridge:, 380*; Light-Alloy
  • Aircraft Construction, 380; Tail Undercarriage for “ Sea Ball iol ” Aircraft, 504*; Electronic Instruments and Equipment (Trade Publication), 520; “P.124” Jet- Propelled Training Aircraft, 572 Bournemouth, Centralised Design and Planning
  • Offices, for Loewy Engineering Co., 801*
  • Boving and Co., Ltd., 42,000-h.p. Pelton-Wheel Turbine, 250*
  • Bovis, Ltd., Office Building for de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., 82*
  • Bowater Paper Corporation. Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, Tennessee, 226, 291, 317/*
  • Bowden (Engineers) Ltd., Metal-Reinforced Plastic Pipe, 314
  • Bowden, Dr. F. P., on Recent Studies of Metallic Friction, 814*
  • Boydell, E., and Co., Ltd., Muir-Hill Hydraulic Loader, 666*
  • Boys, E., the Late, 617
  • “ Brabo ” Generating Sets, Film of, 732
  • Brackets, Shaft, in Ships, Effect on Resistance, 521, 592
  • Bradford Colliery, Manchester, 3,720-h.p. Koepe Winding Engine for, 564*
  • Brady, T. W., on Automatic Photo-Electric Controls for Rolling Mill, 788*
  • Brake, Control, for Side-Launching of Ships 655
  • — Design, Motor-Car, and Safety, 373
  • — Disc, (Girling, Ltd.), 477*
  • — — for Railway Carriages (Budd Company
  • of Philadelphia), 736*
  • — Drum, Light Alloy, for Alfa-Romeo Motor
  • Cars, 610*
  • — Electromagnetic, Warner (Westool, Ltd.),
  • 766*
  • — Gear for Mine Car (Distington Engineering
  • Co., Ltd.), 733*
  • — See also Dynamometer
  • Bramley, Dr. L. N., on Control of Works Locomotive by Radio, 276
  • Branksome Grange, Bournemouth, Centralised Design and Planning Offices for Loewy Engineering Co., 801*
  • Brass, Copper and Aluminium Products from Sheet and Strip (Trade Publication), 201
  • “ Bray ” Hydraulic Angledozer (Trade Publication), 653
  • Brazed Joints, Tests of 755
  • Brazil, New Plant for Seamless Steel-Tube Manufacture, 98
  • — World Power Conference. See World
  • Power Conference, Brazil
  • Brazilian Trade, 98
  • Breakdowns. See Accidents
  • Breathing Systems for Submarine Crews, 533 Brentford Electric, Ltd., Domestic Heat Pump, 539*
  • Bricks, Fire. See Refractory Materials
  • — Refractor (Trade Publication), 233 Brickwork, Repointing, Extrusion Gun for, 5 Bridges, Callender-Hamilton, 254*
  • — Concrete, Partially-Prestressed, Design of,
  • 465*
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, Nottingham-Mans
  • field Railway, 741
  • — Railway, Multi-Channel Dynamic-Strain
  • Recording Equipment for, 493*
  • — Road, Forth, Proposals for Construction of,
  • 810 .
  • — Strain Gauge, Automatic (Boulton Paul
  • Aircraft, Ltd.), 380*
  • — Under-Strength, Replacement by Callender-
  • Hamilton Bridges, 254*
  • — See also Aqueduct; Viaduct _
  • Bridging, Bailey, Applications in Peacetime, 218*
  • Brierley, J., Exeter Waterworks Reconstruction, 441
  • Brighton, British Electrical Power Convention. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • Brightside Foundry and Engineering Co., Ltd., Rolling Mill for Aluminium
  • Brimelow, E. I., on Creep and Fracture of Metals at High Temperatures, 237*
  • Briquettes, Coal, without Binding Material, Production of, 806
  • Brisby, M. D. J., on Avoiding Traffic Congestion in Steel Works, 274*
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Electric Power Station of, 148*; 4,000-h.p. “ BE25 ”
  • Propeller-Turbine Aero-Engine, 349*; “ Bristol Engines Around World,” Brochure (Trade Publication), 488; Life of “ Centaurus 661,” Engines, 671; Bench Trials of “ Orpheus ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, 868
  • — Broadcasting Control Room at, 829*
  • — University, Development of Fatigue Cracks
  • in Copper, 720
  • Britavia, Ltd., Ferryfield Airport, 94*; Enterprise in Air Chartering, 99
  • British Aluminium Co., Ltd., Falkirk Works of, 55; Aluminium Alloy for Motor Lorry, 411*
  • — Aircraft Constructors, Society of, Aircraft
  • Exhibition and Flying Display, Farnborough Aerodrome, 294,* 347,* 378*

British Association :

  • Oxford Meeting :
  • Programme, 199
  • Inaugural Proceedings, 327
  • Presidential Address by Prof. E. D. Adrian, on Science and Human Nature., 289. See 327
  • Section A (Mathematics and Physics) : Presidential Address by Sir J. Cockcroft, on Developments in Nuclear Physics, 323
  • Section G (Engineering) :
  • Reports of Discussion, 327, 360, 390, 425, 459, 489
  • Presidential Address by Dr. W. Jackson, on Effect of New Materials on Engineering Progress, 325! See 390
  • Visits and Excursions, 491
  • Efficient Industrial Steam Generation, by D. C. Gunn, 335*. See 327
  • Use of Firedamp from Collieries, by Dr. J. H. Jones and J. G. Bromilow, 327, 355
  • Relationship between Vehicle Characteristics and Road Accidents, by G. Grime, 339*. See 328, 354, 360
  • Vehicle Design for Safety, by D. Bastow, 370*. See 354, 360
  • Some Combustion Problems of DualFuel Engine, by J. R. Simonson, 363* See 355, 390
  • British Association—continued
  • Transistors, by G. King, 390
  • Dynamic Behaviour of Self-Excited Series Transductor with Direct-Current Output, by D. W. Harvey, 399*. See 390
  • Mechanism of Simple Drawing Operation, by Prof. H. W. Swift, 431*. See 425. See LETTER, 551*
  • Yield Point in Steel, by G. Murray, 366*. See 355, 459. See LETTER, 486*
  • Eclipse of Engineer in Management, by B. Monck, 329. See 321, 353, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • Problems of Cross-Channel Power Cable Circuit, by F. J. Lane, 490
  • Printing and Making of Books, by C. Batey, 491
  • Photographic Composition of Reading Matter by Machinery, by G. Westover, 4'60.1 See 451, 491. See LETTER, 652
  • Engineering Section Dinner, 459
  • Joint Session with Section E (Geography) :
  • Protection of Coastal Lands against Flooding and Erosion, by J. Duvivier, 404*, 428*. See 425
  • Nature’s Method of Coastal Protection, by W. V. Lewis, 425
  • Joint Session with Section L (Education) :
  • Discussion on Recruitment to Engineering Profession, 390, 484
  • British Association for Commercial and Industrial Education, Conference on National Service and Industry, 217
  • —-Broadcasting Corporation, Wood-Lane Television Centre, 29; High-Frequency Transmitting Stations for, 130; Rowridge Television Transmitting Station, 702*; Broadcasting Control Room at Bristol, 829*
  • — Cast Iron Research Association, Testing
  • Equipment of, 114*; Annual Report, 523
  • — Coal Utilisation Research Association,
  • Annual Report, 14; Boiler Tests by, 336; Coal Science Lecture on Problem of Coal Constitution, by Prof. D. W. van Krevelen, 560; Annual Luncheon, 560
  • — Colonies as Market for Engineering Goods,
  • 725, 748
  • — Columbia, Hydro-Electric and Metal
  • lurgical Scheme for, 231*
  • — Council for Promotion of International
  • Trade, Booklet on China’s Foreign Trade, 222
  • — Electrical and Allied Industries Research
  • Association, Leatherhead, Laboratories of, 593; Grain and Grass Dryer, 834
  • — — and Allied Manufacturers Association,
  • The Beama Journal, 2T1

British Electrical Power Convention :

  • Eastbourne Meeting :
  • Report, Discussions, 11, 42
  • Electrical Engineering in World Trade, by Sir G. Nelson, 11
  • Modem Lighting for Industry, Commerce and Home, by W. J. lones, 12
  • Electricity in Modern Home, by Dame C. Haslett, 12
  • Development of Domestic Electricity Load at Home and Overseas, by D. Bellamy, 42
  • Comparison of Installation Practice at Home and Overseas, by S. L. M. Barlow, 42
  • Annual Dinner and Forum, 43 See also vol. 177
  • Brighton Meeting :
  • Convention, 1955, 188
  • British Electricity Authority, Booklet on Rural Electrification, 13; Supply Statistics, 18, 149, 307, 389, 620, 683, 844; Portishead “ B ” Power Station, 68; Rye House Power Station, 156*; Dual-Firing in Power Stations of, 195; Rogerstone Power Station, 213; Bold Power Station Extension, 231; Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*; Drakelow “ B ” Power Station, Approval of, 311; Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Scheme and Rheidol Hydro-Electric Scheme, 357; Freemens Meadows Power Station, Mechanical Coal-Wagon Marshalling Yard, 377*; Connah’s Quay Power Station, 387, 436*; Annual Report, 418, 454; Marchwood Power Station, 441; Report on Finances and Installed Capacity, 450; Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 514, 528*, 568*; Automatic Circuit Re-Closer, 535*; Automatic Boiler Control at Huncoat Power Station, 669*; Pulverised-Fuel Ash as a Building Material, 768; Gas Washing at Electricity-Generating Stations, 779
  • — Engineering Industry, Directing Personnel
  • in, 321, 329, 353, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • British European Airways Corporation, Future of Renfrew Airport, 224; Annual Report, 517; Viscount 800 Air Liner, 572*; Last Flight of “Viking” Air Liner, 588; “ Centaurus ” Aero-Engine, Life of, 671; Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • — Foundrymen, Institute of, Annual Banquet,
  • 40; Restoration of Memorial to John Wilkinson, 844*
  • British General Electric Co. Pty., Ltd., 25- MW Alternators for Tungatinah Power Station, 115*
  • — Hydromechanics Research Association,
  • Investigation of Hydraulic Transport of Coal, 5; Work of, 50*
  • — Industries, Federation of. See Federation
  • — Institute of Management, Brochure on
  • Factory Performance and Productivity in United States, 842; Brochure on Capital Requirements of Electric-Motor Industry in United States, 842
  • of Radiology, Exhibition of X-Ray Apparatus, 720
  • — Instrument Industries Exhibition, 1955,
  • Arrangements for, 6
  • British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd., Earthing Equipment (Trade Publication), 170; Insulating Tapes (Trade Publication), 298; Current-Collector Gear for Iron-Ore Transporters at Birkenhead, 799*
  • British Insulated Callender,’s Construction Co., Ltd., Callender-Hamilton Bridging, 254*
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine Research
  • Association Annual Report, 555
  • — Iron and Steel Federation, Output Statistics,
  • 38; Views on Oil in Steelmaking, 195; Films on Steelmaking, 215; Steel Export Statistics, 483

British Iron and Steel Research Association:

  • Corrosion Advice Bureau, 231
  • Mobile Exhibition of Profiloscope, 243 London, Programme of Open Days, 603 Conference on Works Transport:
  • Reports of Proceedings, 273*, 291, 300 Problem of Transport in Iron and Steel Works, by M. F. Barnard, 273
  • How to Avoid Traffic Congestion in Works, by M. D. J. Brisby, 274*
  • Use of Operational Research on British Railways, by M. G. Bennett, 274
  • Control of Locomotive Utilisation by Very-High Frequency Radio, by Dr. L. N. Bramley, 276
  • Economics of Works Transport, by J. H. Turnbull, 275*
  • Maintenance of Works Transport, by
  • C. E. Roebuck, 300
  • Organisation of Works Transport, by E. R. S. Watkin, 276
  • Wagons for Bulk Materials, by Dr. H. R. Mills, 301
  • Relative Merits of Diesel and Steam Traction, by A. J. Harby, 301
  • Road Versus Rail Transport, by W. F. Cartwright, 300
  • See also Iron and Steel Research Association
  • British Jeffrey-Diamond, Ltd., Gate-Belt Conveyors (Trade Publication), 265; “ Ace ” Coal Cutter (Trade Publication), 426; Scraper Chains for Colliery Use (Trade Publication), 722
  • British Motor Corporation, Ltd., “ Sheerline ” Gas-Turbine Motor Car, 293; Extension Scheme, 450; 55-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder Diesel Engine, 478; Pension Scheme of, 643
  • — Navy. See H.M. under Warships
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals Federation Pamphlet
  • “ Just the Job,” 484
  • British Nylon Spinners, Ltd., Nylon Drop- Stamp Belting, 83
  • — Occupational Hygiene Society, Conference
  • on Radiation Hazards in Industry, 216
  • — Overseas Airways Corporation, Aircraft for,
  • 131; Annual Report, 418; Maintenance Plant and Methods of, 531*; Proposed Purchase of American Aircraft, 645, 646 British Overseas Fairs, Ltd., Baghdad Trade Fair, 483, 507*, 538*, 646. See Erratum, 622
  • British Oxygen Co., Ltd., Liquid-Oxygen Converter, 380*
  • — Productivity Council, Production Exhi
  • bition, 35, 70*, 151*; Review of Productivity in Diesel-Locomotive Industry, 257; Report on Industrial Engineering, 321, 322; Brochure on Conditions in Building Industry, 416
  • — Railways, Diesel Railcar Services, 3;
  • Extrusion Gun for Repointing Brickwork, 5; Woodhead New Tunnel, 20*; Resiting of Conington North Signal Box, 49*; Proposed Reorganisation Scheme, 98; Trials of 2-10-0 and 2-8-0 Freight Locomotives, 138*; 56-ton Wajcn for Iron Ore, 211*; Wagon Building for, 227; Use of Wooden Sleepers by, 230*; Cleaning Machine for Locomotive Wheels, 247*; Transport Problems for Steel Works, 273* 291, 300; Rail Clamp for Concrete Sleepers, 285; Inauguration of Manchester- Sheffield Electric Passenger Service, 387. See LETTER, 453; Alloa Marshalling Yard, 388; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electric Locomotive, 413*; Parkeston Quay, Harwich, Reconstruction of, 459; Tests of Composite Partially-Prestressed Concrete Slabs, 464*; Structure-Gauging Wagon, 469*; Southern Region Lecture and Debating Society, Human Element in Administration, by Sir J. Elliot, 482; Wolverton Carriage and Wagon Works Apprenticeship Scheme, 484; Multi-Channel Dynamic Strain Recording, 493*; British Transport Commission’s Annual Report, 515, 518, 543; Suggestion Schemes,
  • Welfare and Training, on, 543; Accidents in 1953, Report on, 551; Automatic Train-Announcement System, 599*; Pre- stressed-Concrete Bridge, Nottingham- Mansfield Line, 7'41 and British Transport Commission, Organisation of, 745. See LETTER, 813; Electrification of Man- chester-Sheffield-Wath Lines, Operating Experiences on, 7'59; Fell Diesel-Mechanical Locomotive, 773; Locomotive- Weighing Machine at Crewe, JTi*
  • — Road Federation, Publications on Im
  • proving Roads, 580
  • — Rubber Manufacturers^ Research Associa
  • tion of, Shawbury Laboratories of, 763*
  • — (Sherborne-Cambridge) Spitzbergen Expe
  • dition, Light-Alloy Sledges for, 717*
  • — Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding
  • — Shipbuilding Research Association, Resist
  • ance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • — Shipping. See Shipping
  • — Standards Institution. See Standards
  • — Steel Castings Research Association, Annual
  • General Meeting, 103
  • — — Industry, Position in, 162
  • British Straddle Carrier Co., Ltd., Straddle Carriers for Steel and Timber, 707*
  • British Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd., Automatic Weighing and Recording Machine, 94*
  • British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., 300-kW Germanium-Type Rectifier,. 120*; Switchgear, Rye House Power Station, 157; 35,294-kVA and 44,444-kVA Water- Driven Alternators, 250*; Balancing and Overspeed Test House for Alternator Rotors, 267*; Motors and Switchgear, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 307; Test Plant for Large Motors, Generators and Transformers, 308*; Automatic Circuit Re-Closer, 535*; Telephone System for Inter-Vehicle Communication, 536*; Switchgear for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 568*; Electronic Tracer Mechanism for Machine Tools, 610*; “ Mazda ” Electric Lamps for Street Lighting (Trade Publication), 653; High- Frequency. Alternator with Permanent- Magnet Excitation, 703*; Lamp and Lighting Showroom of, 736; Aluminium Wiring Conduit, 768*; Photo-Electric Controls for Rolling Mill, 788*; Electrode- Control Equipment for 60-ton Direct-Arc Tilting Furnace, 830*; Theory of Variable- Speed Commutator Motors (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • Fair, Copenhagen, 1955, 34, 69
  • — Transport Commission, Lodging-Turns
  • Dispute, 32, 64, 128, 288; Employees’ Wage Claims, 64, 256, 288, 320, 384, 448, 511, 711, 775, 839, 872; Pension Scneme for Railway Employees, 96; Reorganisation Scheme for Railways, 98; New Wage Structure for Employees, 160; Annual Report, 515, 518, 543; Annual Staff Census, 543; Headquarters, Organisation of, 745. See LETTER, 813; Glasgow Underground Railway Extension, 751
  • British United Shoe Machinery Co., Training Scheme of, 484
  • — Welding Research Association, Welding
  • Demonstration by, 755
  • Brittle Fracture of Metals at High Temperatures, 240
  • — — Velocity of, 820*
  • Broaching Machine. See Machine Tools Broadcasting Control Room at Bristol, 829* Bromilow, J. G., on Use of Firedamp from Collieries, 327, 355
  • Bronze and Brass Founders, Association of, Code of Inspection for Copper-Base Alloy Castings, 109
  • — Matrix, Plastic-Impregnated, for Dry
  • Bearing (Glacier Metal Co., Ltd.), 728
  • Brook Motors, Ltd., Alternating-Current Electric Motors (Review), 265; Bench and Pedestal Electric Grinders (Trade Publication), 784
  • Brooke Marine, Ltd., South Shipyard, Lowestoft, 131, 154*
  • Brooks, S. H., on Design and Performance of Reheating Furnaces, 818
  • Brooks and Walker, Ltd., Hand Tools (Trade Publication), 753
  • Broom and Wade, Ltd., Concrete-Breaking Pneumatic Drill, 634*
  • Broughall, J. A., on Electrification of Man- chester-Sheffield-Wath Lines, 759
  • Brown-Boveri, Ltd., 32-MW Turbo-Alternators, 156*
  • Brown-Boveri and Co., Ltd., and Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., Gas-Turbine Agreement between, 163
  • Brown Brothers, Ltd., Electro-Hydraulic Steering Gear, S.S. “ Orsova,” 57*
  • Brown, D., Corporation (Sales);, Ltd., Hop- Garden Agricultural Tractor, 91*; Spring- Tine Cultivator, 91*; David-Brown- Bentalls Disc Ridger, 91*; Tractor- Mounted One-Way Plough, 91*; Automatic Hitch for Agricultural Tractors, 93*
  • Brown! D., Tractors (Engineering)’, Ltd., Engine Test House, 673*
  • Brown, D., Tractors, Ltd1., Traction Control Unit for Agricultural Tractors, 802*; Disc Plough, 803*
  • Brown Fintube, Ltd., Production of “ Fin- tube ” Extended-Surface Heat Exchangers, 866*
  • Brown, J.,. and Co. (Clydebank), Ltd., Boilers for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Brown, Dr. T. W. F., on Measurement of Power, 554
  • Browne, D. R. H., the Late, 168
  • Brownlee, L. D., on Sintering-Furnace Atmospheres for Industrial Practice, 852
  • Brownlee, L. W., on Tungsten-Carbide- Cobalt Sintered Alloys, 854
  • Bruce, J., and Partners, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 514, 528*, 568*
  • Bruce Peebles and Co., Ltd., 450-kW Alternator, 496; Transformer for Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 633
  • Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 514, 528*, 568*
  • Brushes, Carbon, for Electrical Machines, Specification, 458
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Manufacture of Transformers (Trade Publication), 9; Apprenticeship Scheme, 484
  • Brush Group, Trade with Latin America, 842 Brussels International Exhibition, 1958, Arrangements for, 782
  • B.S.A. Co., Ltd., Air-Cooled 3-75-b.h.p. Petrol Engine, 803*
  • B.S.A. Tools, Ltd., Form Generator for Rolling Threads, Worms and Gears, 358*; Single-Spindle Automatic Screw-Machine, 408*; Alloy-Steel Castings (Trade Publication), 849
  • Bucher-Guyer Aktiengesellschaft, Hydraulic Presses, 509
  • Bucket Conveyor. See Conveyor
  • Budd Company of Philadelphia, Disc Brakes for Railway Carriages, 736*
  • Budd-McKay Roller Leveller for Sheet Steel, 367*, 459. See LETTER, 486*
  • Budget, Taxation Relief for Industry, 714
  • Building and Civil-Engineering Contracts) Report on Retention Moneys, 715
  • Engineering Industries, End of State Building Licensing, 614
  • — in Concrete, Photographic Exhibition of,
  • 212
  • — Construction. See also Concrete, Re
  • inforced
  • — Industry, Manpower and Productivity in,
  • 416
  • Modular Co-Ordination in, 583
  • Strike of Steel Erectors, 611
  • — Licensing, Abolition of, 614
  • — Materials, Experiments on, 817
  • — — of Pulverised-Fuel Ash, Examples of, 768
  • — Plant Exhibition, Glasgow, 1955, 773
  • — Pre-Cast Concrete, for Brooke Marine,
  • Ltd., Lowestoft, 131, 154*
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, for Bank of England
  • Printing Works, 315*
  • — Research Station, Displacement Indicators,
  • 5; Annual Report, 193; Modular Co- Ordination in Building Industry, 583
  • — Steel-Framed, for de Havilland Aircraft
  • Co., Ltd., 82*
  • — Structure, Tubular (B. Finch and Co., Ltd.),
  • 603*
  • — Synthetic Resin Glues for (Trade Pub
  • lication), 753
  • — Temperature in, Control Device for
  • (Thermocontrol Installations Co., Ltd.), 697
  • — Trade Employers, National Federation of,
  • Report by, 3
  • — Use of Bailey Bridging for, 218*
  • Bullows, A., and Sons, Ltd’., Tractor-Mounted Air Compressor, 61*
  • “ Bungartz ” Rotary Tiller for Soil Stabilisation, 270*
  • Bunkers for Ore Handling and Storage Flant, Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Burmeister and Wain, Turbo-Charged Marine Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 686
  • Burners, Oil Fuel. See Oil Fuel
  • Burnishing and De-scaling Chips (Lacrinoid Products, Ltd.), 435
  • Burroughs Adding Machine Co., Office Machines, 583
  • Burton, Sir G. D., the Late, 39
  • Burton Griffiths and Co., Ltd., “ Sparcatron ” Machine for Cutting Hard Metals, 684, 698*; Toolroom Machine Exhibition, 684, 698*; Tyre-Mould Profiling Miller (Trade Publication), 753; Grinding Machines by Gardner Machine Co., 772*
  • Burton, Dr. H. H., on Thermal Stability Testing of Rotor Forgings, 523
  • Business Changes, 6, 38, 69, 101, 135, 167, 197, 228, 262, 292, 325, 356, 389, 421, 453, 485, 517, 585, 617, 651, 68'4, 720, 749, 783’, 812, 845
  • — Efficiency Exhibition, Manchester, Opening
  • of, 163
  • Business Machines, Inc., All-Transistor Calculator, 583
  • Butane Gas; Domestic Cooking Appliances for Use with, Specification, 297
  • B.V.C. Industrial Constructions, Ltd., Ash and Dust Handling Plant, Rye House Power Station, 157; Ash-Handling Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • CABLES, Aluminium Ratings for (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Control and Scraper Unit (Onions and Sons (Levellers), Ltd.), 123*
  • — Flexible, for Window Control (H. Hope &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 148
  • — Makers’ Association, Paper-Insulated Cables
  • (Trade Publication), 488; Plastic and Flexible Cables (Trade Publication)), 488; Ratings for Aluminium Cables (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Plastic and Flexible (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Prestressing, for Roofs of Bank of England
  • Printing Works, 315*
  • Cable and Wireless, Ltd., Cable-Ship “ Recorder,” 566*
  • — See also IFire Ropes and Electric
  • Cabril, Portugal, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189* Calcium-Sulphate Mine, Billingham-on-Tees,
  • Drilling Plant for, 282*
  • Calculating Machine, Electrically-Operated (Trade Publication), 233
  • Calculator, All-Transistor (Business Machines, Inc.), 583
  • — Coupling Alignment (Imperial Chemical
  • Industries, Ltd.), 703
  • Caledonian Tractor and Equipment Co., Ltd., “ Jay-Dee ” Drilling and Tapping Attachment for Machine Tools, 326
  • Calhoun, Tennessee, Pulp and Paper Mills, Bowater Paper Corporation, Ltd., 226, 291, 317*
  • Callender-Hamilton Bridges, 254*
  • Cambridge Instrument Co. Ltd., Corrosion Voltmeter (Trade Publication), 393; Electronic Recorder (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Motor Car, Design of (Trade Publication),
  • 553
  • — University Engineering Department, Appar
  • atus for Demonstrating Shaft Whirl, 266*; Motor Industry Summer School, 772
  • Camera, Reflex, for Photographing Television Stills (Ferranti, Ltd.), 471*
  • — Television, Industrial (Marconi’s Wireless
  • Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 440*
  • Campbell, D., Racing Motor Boat with Tubular Framing, 135*
  • Campbell, J. I., on Woodhead New Tunnel, 20* Canada, Aluminium Production in, 10
  • — Climatological Atlas of, by M. K. Thomas
  • (Review), 393
  • — North-West, Hydro-Electric and Metal
  • lurgical Scheme for, 231*
  • — Ontario, Hydro-Electric Power Commission
  • of, Annual Report, 848
  • — Post-War Economic Progress in, 386
  • — Toronto Subway, All-Aluminium Cars for,
  • Canada and United States, Report on Economic Conditions in, 615
  • Canadian Aircraft Industry, Growth of, 747
  • — Overseas Telecommunication Corporation,
  • Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*, 740*
  • — Pacific Railway, Use of Disc Brakes on, 736* Canal, Bhakra, System, India. 99. See LETTER,
  • 167
  • — Suez, Improvement of, 709
  • Canberra “ B ” Mark 8 Night-Intruder Aeroplane (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 347*
  • Canet Lecture on Problems of Bomber Design, 419, 420
  • Canning, W., and Co., Ltd., Anodes for Electroplating of Chromium (Trade Publication), 488; Plating Barrels (Trade Publication), 553
  • Cantilever Cranes. See Cranes
  • Capacitors for Electric Power Supply, 241 Capacity. See Electric
  • Capital Airlines, Purchase of “ Viscount ” Air Liners, 232
  • — Plant Demand in United States, 582
  • — for Small Companies, 678
  • Capsules, Resin, for Protection of Electronic Circuits, 768*
  • Car, Coke-Quenching (Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Ltd.), 662*
  • — Mine, Brake Gear for (Distington Engineer
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 733*
  • — Motor. See Motor Cars
  • Car Parking Systems, Ltd., Mechanical Car Parking System, 188
  • —? Rail. See Carriages, Railway
  • — Scale, for Ore-Handling and Storage Plant
  • (Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd.), 211*
  • Carbide, Silicon, Elements for Electric Furnaces (Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • — Tungsten, Tipped Milling Cutters, 255*, 291 “ Carbodrip ” for Case-Hardening (Wild-Barfield Electric Furnaces, Ltd.), 472*
  • Carbon Brushes for Electrical Machines, Specification, 458
  • — in Metals, Determination of, Apparatus for
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 755*
  • — Products, Research on, Morgan Crucible
  • Co., Ltd., 729*
  • Carborundum Co., Ltd., Films on Grinding Wheels and Abrasives (Trade Publication), 753
  • Carburisation. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Carburising Plant at Dumbarton Gasworks, 503
  • Career, Engineering, Entry into, 841
  • — in Radio and Electronics, Booklet on, 109
  • — Value of Change in, 385*, See LETTER, 421 Cargill, L. M., on Hiram Maxim and his Work,
  • 293
  • Cargo Steamers. See Steamers
  • Carfile, T., on Developments in High-Pressure Boilers, 857
  • Carlow, C. A., the Late, 229, 262
  • Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • Carriage, Railway, All-Aluminium, for Toronto Subway, 658
  • Diesel Railcar Services on British Railways, 3
  • Disc-Brakes for (Budd Company of Philadelphia), 736*
  • Light-Alloy, Design Stresses in, 43*
  • Carrier, Straddle, Diesel-Driven (T. W. Ward, Ltd.), 707*
  • Carruthers, W. K., on Power Stations in Tropical Regions, 204. See 161
  • Cartridge Fuses (Trade Publication), 393
  • Cartwright, W. F., on Road Versus Rail Transport for Steel Works, 300
  • Case Hardening. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Casey, C. I., Ltd., Soldering Tool (Trade Publication) 849
  • Cashmore, W. P., on Measurement and Influence of Preheat in Open-Hearth Furnaces, 819
  • Casing for Relay Mechanisms (Trade Publication), 9
  • Cass and Phillip, Ltd., Electrically-Controlled Time-Interval Recorder, 674*
  • Cass Technical Institute. See Sir John Cass
  • Cast Iron Research Association, British Testing Equipment of, 114*; Annual Report, 523
  • Castings, Alloy-Steel (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Aluminium-Alloy, Caustic Etching for
  • Examination of, 865*
  • — Iron, Output of, 355
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals, Trade in, 779
  • — Precision, with Frozen Mercury, 354 Production by Investment Process
  • (Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd.), 79* Refrigeration Applied to, 194
  • Castle Pit Colliery, High-Tension Submersible Pump at, 494*
  • Caswell, J. S., on Stresses in Short Beams, 625*, 656*
  • Catalogues. See Trade Publications
  • Catalytic Cracking Unit, Houdriflow, at Antwerp Oil Refinery, 517
  • Catapult for Experimental Tank of Saunders- Roe, Ltd., 99, 111*
  • “Caterpillar” Scraper, 15- to 20-cu. yd. (Birtley Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • — Tractor. See Tractor
  • Cathodic Protection of Buried Structures, Joint Committee for Co-ordination of, 746
  • Caustic Cracking in Power-Station Boilers, 454 Cawkell, A. E., Electrical Pulse Equipment and
  • Oscilloscopes (Trade Publication), 9
  • Cayley, Sir G. (1773-1857), Life and Work of, 654*
  • Cells. See Electric
  • Celluloid Models, Stress Determination by. See Photo-Elastic
  • Cement, Acid-Resisting (Trade Publication), 589
  • — in Concrete, Reduction in, 750
  • — Fire (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Industry, Accident Prevention in, Report on,
  • 86
  • — Kiln Rollers, Guards for (Trade Publica
  • tion), 753
  • — Makers’ Federation, Report on Accident
  • Prevention, 86; Guards for Cement-Kiln Rollers (Trade Publication), 753
  • Cement Marketing Co., Ltd., Fulham Cement
  • Depot, 546, 560*
  • — Production at Sulphuric Acid Plant,
  • Widnes, 615, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • — for Soil Stabilisation in Germany, 268*
  • — Soil Stabilised Runways at Ferryfield Air
  • port, 94*
  • — Works, Atmospheric Pollution by, 119 Mason’s, Claydon, Extension to, 220*
  • — See also Concrete
  • Cementation Co., Ltd., Work of, 747 Censuses, Production and Distribution Committee, Report of, 582
  • “ Centaurus ” Aero-Engine, Life of, 671 Centenary of Begg, Cousland and Co., Ltd., 72
  • — of the Crimean War, by Engr. Capt. E. C.
  • Smith, 846*
  • — of Laxey “ Great Wheel,” 388*
  • Central Africa as Market for British Engineering Goods, 725, 748
  • — African Federation Development Plan, 34;
  • Railway Development 34
  • Central Pipe Fabricating and Supply Co., Portable Machine for Butt Welding Pipes; 838*
  • — Statistical Office Blue Book, 354 Centrifugal Pumps. See Pumps
  • Centrifuge, Pilot Plant, for Sampling Slurries
  • (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 118* Chadwick, R., on Design Stresses in Light-
  • Alloy Rolling Stock, 43*
  • Chains for Conveyors and Elevators (Trade Publication), 137
  • — Drives (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Scraper, for Coal Mines (Trade Publication),
  • 722
  • — Track Tractor! See Tractor
  • Challis, H. J. G., on Staining of Clad Aluminium Sheets in Salt-Baths, 394
  • Chalmers, Dr. T. W., the Late, 845 Chamberlain Industries, Ltd., 5,000-lb. Mobile
  • Crane for Workshops, 86*
  • Chance. Sand-Flotation Process, Mansfield Colliery, Coal-Preparation Plant, 769* Change-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Chapman, F., Work on Shipbuilding, 455 Charging Machines, Lackenby Works of
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 181* Charleroi Electronic Tape Recorder, 253 Chart, Smoke, Ringelmann, for Measurement of Smoke Density, 794*
  • — Wall, Specimen (Trade Publication), 686 Chase National Bank, Financial Analysis of
  • Oil Industry, 194
  • Chaseside Engineering Co., Ltd., 44-b.h.p. Diesel-Engined Power Pack, 29*; 33-cub. yd. Dumper, 508*
  • Chasseral, Switzerland, Television Terminal at, 63*
  • Chatterton, A. E., Model of Devonport Dockyard Oiling Jetty, 4*
  • Chemical Analysis, See Analysis
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Examination
  • Regulations, 213; Chemical Engineering Conference, 1955, 512
  • — Engineering Conference, 1955, 512
  • — Industry, Society of, Symposium on Protec
  • tion of Structural Steel, 1955, 682
  • — Manufacturers, British, Association of, Con
  • ference on Safety in Chemical Works, 643
  • — and Petroleum Engineering Exhibition,
  • Olympia, 1958, 454
  • — Process Plants (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Research Laboratory, Open Days at, 240;
  • Work of, 488
  • by Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., 729*
  • — Stoneware (Hathemware, Ltd.), 501*
  • — Works, Conference on Safety in, 643
  • — Prevention of Pollution by, 119 Chemistry of Corrosion. See Corrosion Cheshire, Stanlow, Plant for Production of
  • Synthetic Resins, 848. See 843
  • Chevron Structural Units, Ltd., Slotted Angle Bars for Frameworks, 742*
  • Chilean Copper Industry, Position in, 387 Chimney, Brick, for Refuse-Disposal Plant at
  • Yeadon (Topping and Leggat, Ltd.), 85*
  • — Reinforced-Concrete, Brunswick Wharf
  • Power Station, 529*
  • China’s Foreign Trade, Booklet on, 222
  • — Trade, Promotion of, 67
  • Chinese Trade Delegation, Visit of, 67 Chips, De-scaling and Burnishing (Lacrinoid
  • Products, Ltd.), 435
  • Chisels and Files, “ Despatch ” (Trade Publication), 722
  • Chlorination Plant, Connah’s Quay Power
  • Station (Wallace and Tieman, Ltd.), 438 Christie Hospital, Manchester, Orthotron and
  • Betatron at, 700* Chuck. See Machine Tools Churchill, C., and Co., Ltd., Vertical-Spindle
  • Chucking Lathe (Trade Publication), 784 Cibula, A., on Grain-Refining Additions for
  • Cast Copper Alloys, 362
  • Cina, Dr. B., on Effect of Cold Work on Transformation in Fe-Ni-Cr Alloys, 786
  • Circular Saws. See Saws under Machine Tools Circulating Pumps. See Pumps
  • — Water System, Brunswick Wharf Power
  • Station, 529
  • City and Guilds of London Institute, Course in Concrete Practice, 22; Course in Press-- Tool Making, 213; Courses and Examinations in Plant Engineering, 778
  • Civil Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — and Consulting Engineers Abroad, 678

Civil Engineers, Institution of:

  • Conversazione and Exhibition, 4*
  • Woodhead New Tunnel: Construction of Three-Mile Main Double-Line Railway Tunnel, by P. Scott and J. I. Campbell, 20*
  • Part I Examination, 263
  • Awards to Graduates and Students, 293 Award of Bayliss Prize, 388
  • Presidential Address by D. Watson, on Public-Health Engineering, 628 Civil-Engineering and Building Contracts,
  • Report on Retention Moneys, 715
  • and Building Industries, End of State Building Licensing, 614
  • Plant at Baghdad Trade Fair, 507*
  • Civil Service, Royal Commission on Evidence of Institution of Professional Civil Servants, 200
  • Clare, K. E., on Soil Stabilisation in Germany, 268*
  • Clark, C., on Social Services, 288
  • Clarke, Chapman, and Co., Ltd., Boilers for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529; Lubricator for Chain Conveyor, 674*
  • Clarke, H. V., on Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • Clarke, R., Connaught Racing Motor Car, 228* Classification, Universal Decimal, Application to Metallurgical Literature, 8
  • Clays, Fire. See Refractory Materials
  • Claydon, Mason’s Cement Works, Extension to, 220*
  • Clayton Fellowships, Awards of, 168
  • — Lecture on Guided Missiles, 692,* 811
  • Cleaners, Vacuum, for Industrial Boilers, 338* Cleaning Machine for Locomotive Wheels,
  • British Railways, 247*
  • Steam, Mobile (Wickman Industrial Equipment; Ltd.), 733*
  • — — Ultrasonic Vibration (Ultrasonics, Ltd.),
  • 172*
  • “ Clear Road Ahead,” Film on (Permali, Ltd.), 24
  • “ Clearcall ” Inter-Vehicle Telephonic System, 536*
  • Cleat, Spring, for Cables (Trade Publication), 650
  • Clerical Employees, Salaries and Length of Service of, 224
  • Clift, S. N., on Nuclear Power and Coal, 449. See Erratum, 652
  • Climate. See Meteorological
  • Climatological Atlas of Canada, by M. K. Thomas (Review), 393
  • Climax Rock Drill and Engineering Works, Ltd., Hammer Drill (Trade Publication), 849; Trench Pump (Trade Publication), 849
  • Clinker Grinding Mills, Mason’s Cement Works, 221
  • — Plant at Sulphuric Acid Plant, Widnes,
  • (Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers, Ltd.), 641*. See Addendum, 774
  • — Skip for Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon,
  • 85*
  • Clock, Astronomical, in War Memorial at York, 234
  • — at Royal Observatories, 233
  • Clothing, Plastic, Pressurised, for Protection against Radio-Active Dust (Plysu Products, Ltd.), 185*
  • Clutch, Electromagnetic, Warner, (Westool, Ltd.), 766*
  • — Magnetic, “ Ferlec,” for Motor Cars, 610* Clyde Alloy Steel Co., Ltd., 2,000-kVA Electric-Arc Furnace, 774*
  • Coaches, Railway. See Carriages
  • Coal and Black Oils in West European Fuel Market, 418
  • — Board, National. See National Coal Board
  • — Briquettes, without Binding Material, Pro
  • duction of, 806
  • — and Coke Handling Plant, Stockton-on-
  • Tees Gasworks, 30*
  • — Constitution, Investigation on, 560
  • — Consumption of 2-10-0 and 2-8-0 Freight
  • Locomotives, 138*
  • and Smoke Abatement, 452
  • — Conveyor, Film of (R. Sutcliffe, Ltd.), 767
  • — Cutter, “ Ace ” (Trade Publication), 426
  • — Picks and Pick Boxes, Specification, 334
  • — Cutting and Loading, “ Anderton ” Shearer-
  • Loader for, 869?
  • — Economy. See also Fuel; Pulverised Coal
  • — Face Conveyors, Signalling and Control
  • Unit for, 734*
  • — Formation and Composition, by W. Francis
  • (Review), 653
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Handling Plant (Trade Publication), 849 Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station,
  • 529
  • Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304 — Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437*
  • Plant, Mobile (Crone and Taylor (Engineering), Ltd.), 247*
  • — — Plant, Rye House Power Station, 156
  • — Hydraulic Trapsport of, Equipment for,
  • Model of; 5
  • Transport of, Investigations on, 50*
  • — Industry, Agreement with European Coal
  • and Steel Community, 778
  • — Its Formation and Composition, by W.
  • Francis (Review), 653
  • — Mine. See Colliery
  • — Mining Industry in Australia, 165*
  • Industry in Korea, Advisory Teams for, 228
  • Machine, 500-ton, Open-Cast, 165*
  • — and Nuclear Power, 449. See Erratum, 652
  • — Preparation Plant, Mansfield Colliery, 769*
  • — Production and Consumption, 418
  • and Industrial Output, 35
  • — Pulverised, See Pulverised Coal
  • — in Relation to Electricity Supply, 623
  • — and Steel Community, Steel Output by,
  • 162; European, Iron-Ore Supplies for, 483; Information Bulletin, 714; Agreement with British Coal Industry, 778
  • — Supplies and Gas Industry, 516
  • — Tub Vibrator (Butterley Co., Ltd.), 636*
  • — Utilisation in Industrial Boilers, 327, 335* Coal Utilisation Research Association, British,
  • Annual Report, 14; Boiler Tests by, 336; Coal Science Lecture on Problem of Coal Constitution, by Prof. D. W. van Krevelen, 560; Annual Luncheon,'560
  • — Wagon Mechanical Marshalling Yard
  • (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 377*
  • Coalville Factory of Pegson, Ltd., 52* Models of Groynes for, 4
  • Coast Protection Act, 1949, 404, 428
  • Coastal Lands, Protection against Flooding and Erosion, 404*, 425, 428*
  • — Protection, Nature’s Method of, 425
  • Coating, Protective, for Engineering Drawings (Sheps and Webb), 172
  • — Surface;, Use of Synthetic Resins for,, 848.
  • See 843
  • Coats, W. L., on N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Steam
  • Engine, 519. See 419, 442*. See LETTER,
  • Cocks, Plug, Spherical (Trade Publication), 849 Cockburns, Ltd., Exhibits at Scottish Industries Exhibition, 326
  • Cockcroft, Sir 'J., on Developments in Nuclear Physics, 323
  • Code of Inspection for Castings of Copper-Base Alloy, 109
  • Cofferdam for Pumping House, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306
  • Cohen, E., on Pelletising Process for Fine Iron Ores, 8
  • Cohen, G., and Sons, Ltd., General Machinery and Plant (Trade Publication), 722
  • Coils, Pipe, Aluminium-Alloy, for Steam Heating in Oil Tankers (Steels Engineering Installations, Ltd.), 28*
  • Coke and Coal Handling Plant, Stockton-on- Tees Gasworks, 30*
  • — Oven Employees, Strike by, 96, 128
  • Gas Supply for Lackenby Works of
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 184
  • — — Plant, Fishburn, Sedgefield, Durham,
  • 661*
  • Colchester, North-East Essex Technical College and School of Art, Opening of, 469*
  • Cold Rooms, Manufacture and Testing of, Specification, 753
  • — Work, Effect on Transformation in Iron-
  • Nickel-Chromium Alloys, 786
  • Colebrook, Dr. F. M., the Late, 39 College. See Education
  • Colliery, Ackton Hall, Protective Devices for Belt Conveyors, 628
  • — “ Anderton ” Shearer-Loader for Coal
  • Cutting and Loading, 869*
  • — Babbington, Automatic Tippler for Colliery
  • Tubs, 412*
  • — Bradford, at Manchester, 3,720-h.p. Koepe
  • Winding Engine at, 564*
  • — Castle Pit, High-Tension Submersible Pump,
  • at, 494*
  • — Dumback, Trade Dispute at, 64
  • — Electrical Inspector’s Report, 1951, 6
  • — Lighting. See Safety Lamps
  • — Mansfield, Coal-Preparation Plant at, 769*
  • — Scraper Chains for, (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Spoil-Bank Fires, Report on, 119
  • — Tramway, Swanwick, 31-cub. yd. Drag-
  • Line Excavator at, 565*
  • —? Use of Firedamp in, 327, 355
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • — Yorkshire, Experimental Wage-Increase
  • Scheme at, 160
  • —See also Mines and Coal.
  • Collisions. See Accidents
  • Colombo Plan, Agricultural and Engineering Schemes, 621
  • Colonial Broach Co., Vertical and Horizontal Broaching Machines, 575*
  • Colton, A., Co., Punches and Dies for Tableting Machines (Trade Publication), 265 Columns, Distillation, “ Spraypak ” Packing for, 46*
  • — Fractionating, 120-ft., Heat Treating of,
  • 319
  • — Strut, Eccentrically-Loaded, Expression for,
  • 594*. See LETTER, 749
  • Colvilles, Ltd., Development Programme of, 66 Combined Stress. See under Tests (Materials') Combustion Arrangements in Industrial Boilers, 327, 335*
  • — Chamber for Coal-Fired Gas Turbine,
  • Experiments on, 200
  • of Lanova Oil Engine, 105*
  • — Conference on, Mechanical Engineering
  • 1955, Objects of, 398
  • — Engineering Association, Conference on
  • Industrial Aspects of Air Pollution, 801
  • — in Internal-Combustion Engines, Investi
  • gations on, 555
  • — Problems of Dual-Fuel Engine, 355, 363*,
  • 390
  • — System for “ Eland ” Turbo-Propeller
  • Aero Engine, 122*
  • — See also Fuel; Gases
  • Combustor, Slagging-Cyclone, for Gas Turbine, 14
  • “ Comet 3 ” Air Liner (de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 3781
  • “ Comet ” Aircraft, Inquiry into Loss of, 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716; Investigations and Tests at Farnborough, 573*
  • Commerce. See Trade Commercial Motor Cars. See Motor Transport Exhibition, International,
  • Earl’s Court, 387, 410*, 445*, 476* Commission, Royal. See Royal Commission Commonwealth, British, Importance of Avia
  • tion to Development of, 809, 812
  • — Scientific and Industrial Research Organisa
  • tion, Australian, Annual Report, 785, 816
  • — See also Australia
  • Communications and Electronics, Monthly Magazine, First Issue of, 451, 453 Communications Systems Ltd., Automatic
  • Telephone Exchange, Equipment (Trade Publication), 9; Private Telephones (Trade Publication), 653
  • Compaction Moulding Process for Rocker Arms (Ford Motor Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • Compactors Engineering, Ltd., Pneumatically- Operated Concrete Vibrator, 508*
  • Comparators, Engineers’, for External Measurement, Specification, 752
  • Compoflex Co. Ltd., Flexible Tubing (Trade Publication), 393
  • Components, Aircraft, Tests Rigs for, 811, 822*
  • — Engineering, Manufacture by Sintering,
  • 852*
  • — Small, Washing Machine for (Alfa-Laval
  • Co., Ltd.).; 735*
  • Compound Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Stress. See Tests (Materials)
  • Compressed Air. See Pneumatic Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Gas Cylinders. See Gas
  • Compressor, Air. See /4ir Compressor
  • — Gas, at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant (Beiliss
  • and Morcom Ltd.), 664
  • — for Making Joints in Electrical Transmission
  • Lines (Ferrum (England), Ltd.), 48*
  • Compton, Dr. K. T., the Late, 5
  • Computer, Analogue, for Solving Differential
  • Equations, 659*
  • — Digital, Automatic Typewriter for (Saun
  • ders-Roe, Ltd.), 381*
  • — Mechanical, for Air-Crew Trainer, 214* Concentrates, Iron-Ore, Pelletising of, 8 Conciliation in Labour Disputes. See Labour Concrete Batching Plant (Trade Publication),
  • 265
  • — Breaking Pneumatic Drill (Broom and Wade
  • Ltd.), 634*
  • — in Buildings, Photographic Exhibition of,
  • 212
  • — Experiments by Ministry of Works, 750
  • — Floors, Additives for Improving, 832 Slabs, Horizontal Cracks in, Recording
  • Instrument for, (W. S. Atkins and Partners), 601*
  • — Mixing Plant for Loch Luichart Dam, 630
  • — Pre-Cast, for Shipyard Buildings at Lowes
  • toft, 131, 154*
  • — Prestressed, Bridge on Nottingham-Mans
  • field Railway, 741
  • Full and Partial, for Structures, 465* International Federation of Prestressing,
  • Amsterdam Congress, Programme, 782 and Pre-Cast, Use in Bank of England
  • Printing Works, 315*
  • — Reinforced, Association, Inauguration of
  • Midland Counties and Scottish Branches, 454
  • — Slabs, Partially-Prestressed, Tests of, 464*
  • — Sleepers in British Railways, 230
  • — Surfaces, Tubular Growths on, Investiga
  • tions on, 558*
  • — Technology, Bursaries, Leeds University, 55 Concreting of Woodhead New Tunnel, 21* Condenser Plant, Rye House Power Station,
  • 157
  • — Tubes (Trade Publication), 104
  • — for 30-MW Turbo-Alternator at Pinkston
  • Electric-Generating Station (G. and J. Weir, Ltd.), 838
  • Condensing Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306
  • Conductimetric Method for Determination of Carbon in Metals, 755*
  • Conduction in Non-Metallic Crystals, 590 Conductivity. See also Electric
  • Conduit, Wiring, Aluminium (British Thomson-
  • Houston Co., Ltd.), 768*
  • Coneygre Story, by W. K. V. Gale (Review), 752
  • Conference, Air Pollution, Harrogate, Proceedings, 801
  • — Aslib, on Communication of Ideas, 420
  • — on Automatic Factories, 1955, 683
  • — Chemical Engineering, 1955, 512
  • — on Combustion, Mechanical Engineering,
  • 1955, Objects of, 398
  • — Eastbourne, Association of Public Lighting
  • Engineers, Programme, 348
  • — and Exhibitions, Forthcoming, 159, 281,
  • 414, 579, 710, 870
  • — Glasgow, on Open-Hearth Furnace Flames
  • and Output, Programme, 284
  • — Highway, Georgia, Economics of Earth-
  • Moving, by L.E. Schumacher, 198
  • — on Human Problems in Industry, 1956, 865
  • — Impact of National Service on Industry, 217
  • — International, Die Casting, Pressure and
  • Productivity, 586
  • — on Management, European, Torquay,
  • Automation—Implications for Management, by G. H. Raison and P. Bezier, 620
  • — on Materials Handling, Institution of
  • Production Engineers, 334
  • — Mechanical Engineering as a Profession,
  • 780. See 777, 783
  • — on Plastic Tooling, 726
  • — Radiation Hazards in Industry, 216
  • — Recovery of Sulphur from Fuels, 278
  • — Rubber, Oslo, Reduction of Vibration of
  • Ship Machinery, by J. Nicolaisen, 556*
  • — for Schoolmasters on Recruitment to
  • Mechanical-Engineering Profession, 684
  • — on Work Study and Planning for Plant
  • Maintenance, 228
  • — on Works Transport, British Iron and Steel
  • Research Association. See British Iron and Steel Research Association, Conference on Works Transport
  • — World Power, Brazil. See World Power
  • Conference, Brazil
  • Power, Statistical Year-Book, Annual Statistics for 1950-52 (Review), 784
  • Congress on Air Pollution, New York, 1955, 682
  • — and Exhibition, Public Works and Munici
  • pal Services, Olympia, Programme, 403, 614, 634*, 666, 679, 705*
  • — International Federation of Prestressing,
  • Amsterdam, Programme, 782
  • — — Internal-Combustion Engine, Formation
  • of British National Committee, 387, 389
  • — Non-Destructive Testing, Glasgow, 787 “ Coniflex ” Gear-Grinding Machines, 574 Conington North Signal Box, Resiting of,
  • (Wellerman Brothers), 49*
  • Connah’s Quay Power Station, 387, 436* Connaught Engineering, Racing Motor Car, 228*
  • Connectors, Multi-Way (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 707*
  • Connolly, Prof. J. V., on Plastics for Press-
  • Tool Manufacture, 726
  • Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 615, 629*
  • Conservation of Coal. See Coal; Fuel;
  • Pulverised Coal
  • Consett Iron Co., Ltd., Iron-Ore Discharging
  • Plant, Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd.,
  • Pneumatic Rock Drill, 508*
  • Constable, A. D., the Late, 683 Constant, A., on Basic Principles of Creep-
  • Resisting Alloys, 238
  • Construction Sets, Kandu (Trade Publication),
  • 334
  • Constructional Engineering Union, Strike of Steel Erectors, 611
  • Consulting and Civil Engineers Abroad, 678
  • Consulting Engineers and Contractors, Relations Between, 628
  • Container, Road-Rail, of Light-Alloy Stiffened Panels (T.I. Aluminium, Ltd.), 570*
  • — Tin-plate, Production of, 748
  • Contracts, 134, 230, 263, 292, 348, 360, 388, 422, 452, 487, 552, 585, 617, 652, 684, 719, 752, 783, 836, 848
  • — Building and Civil-Engineering, Retention
  • Moneys in, Report on, 715
  • — Export, for Electrical and Mechanical
  • Plant., Model Form of, 24
  • — Fixed-Price, London County Council, 582
  • Contractors and Consulting Engineers, Relations Between, 628
  • Control, Automatic, for Industrial Boilers, 327, 338
  • — Board, Boiler, Carmarthen Bay Power
  • Station, 305*
  • — Desk, Rowridge Television Transmitting
  • Station, 702*
  • — Equipment, Electronic, for Resistance
  • Welding (Philips Electrical Ltd.), 472
  • — — Miniature, for Substation' (Standard
  • Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 462
  • — Flood, in Iraq, Schemes for, 39
  • — Gear, Electric (Trade Publication), 722
  • for “ Wagontroler ” for Marshalling Yards, 27*
  • — Instrument for Electroplating Vats (Measur
  • ing Instruments (Pullin), Ltd.), 742*
  • Steel-Melting Shop, Lackenby Works, (G. Kent, Ltd.), 183; (Foster Instrument Co., Ltd.), 183
  • — Panel for Silicone Production Plant, Barry,
  • 562*
  • — Room, Broadcasting, at Bristol, 829*
  • T Power Station, at Bristol Aeroplane Co.,
  • Ltd., 149*
  • Test Plant, British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., 308*
  • — and Signalling Unit, Wire-Operated (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 734*
  • — for Small Generating Sets (Trade Publica
  • tion), 233
  • — System for 3,030-h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-
  • Current Locomotive, 179
  • Automatic, for Boiler Plant, Huncoat Power Station, 669*
  • Radar, for Guided Missiles, 692*, 811
  • Convair Aircraft, Automatic Approach Equipment for, 84
  • Convention, Electrical Power, British, Brighton and Eastbourne Meetings. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • Converter, Liquid-Oxygen (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 380*
  • Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd., Diesel-Driven, 4,000-lb., Flameproof Fork Truck, 508
  • Conveying Plant at l ulham Cement Depot, 546, 560*
  • Conveyor, Band, “ Masterveyor ” (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Belt, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304 Passenger, for Railway Stations, 226
  • —- — Underground, Protective Devices for, 628
  • — Chain, Lubricator for (Clarke, Chapman &
  • Co., Ltd.), 674
  • — Coal, Film of, (R. Sutcliffe, Ltd.), 767 Face, Signalling and Control Unit for,
  • 734*
  • Preparation Plant, Mansfield Colliery, 769*
  • — Gate-Belt (Trade Publication), 265
  • — Mobile, Adjustable-Boom (Fourways (Engi
  • neers), Ltd.), 216*
  • — for Ore-Handling and Storage Plant, Tyne
  • Dock, 207*
  • — at Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*
  • — for Sinter Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks,
  • 186*
  • Cooke, S. N., and Partners, Tame; Bridge Foundry, 482, 505*
  • Cook, K. J., on Electrification of Manchester- Sheffield-Wath Lines, 759
  • Cook, W. G., on Non-Destructive Testing Applied to Gas-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, 865*
  • Cook, Welton and Gemmell, Ltd., Side- Launching of Trawlers, 655
  • Cooking, Domestic, Appliances for Use with Butane Gas, Specification, 297
  • Coolers and Heaters, Spiral-Tube (Trade Publication), 520
  • — Sinter, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Lurgi Chemie
  • A.G.), 187
  • Cooling Arrangements, Andritz Oil Engines, 858*
  • — Towers, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 436* at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long &
  • Co., Ltd. (Davenport Engineering Co.), 184*
  • Reinforced-Concrete, Rye-House Power Station, 157
  • Reinforced-Concrete, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Davenport Engineering Co., Ltd.), 187
  • — Water for Power Stations.) 454
  • Co-operative Wholesale Society, Infra-Red Plant for Quick Drying of Varnish for Use in Printing, 867*
  • Cooper, A. B., the Late, 421
  • Coote, A. P., the Late, 485
  • Copenhagen, British Trade Fair, 1955, 34, 69
  • — Tramways, Motor Omnibus with Royal
  • Tiger Wordmaster Chassis, 476*
  • Copper Alloys. See Brass: Bronze; and Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Brass and Aluminium Products from Sheet
  • and Strip ("Brade Publication), 201
  • — Consumption Statistics, 387
  • — Fatigue Cracks in, Development of, 720
  • — Foil for Etched Electric Circuits, 736*
  • — Jointing Strips (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Mining in Northern Rhodesia, Develop
  • ments in, 714
  • — Tubes, Drawing Machine for, (Marshall
  • Richards Machine Co., Ltd.), 81*
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Cores and Magnets, Low-Loss (Trade Publication), 265
  • — Making Plant, Tame Bridge Foundry, 507
  • Corey, Dr. C. L., on Metallographic Structure and Creep, 239
  • Cornish, Prof. R. J., on Application of Maxwell’s Reciprocal Theorem, 827*
  • Corrieyairack Pass, Scotland, 132-kV Transmission Line, 742
  • Corrosion Advice Bureau, Formation of, 231
  • — of Extruded Aluminium-Copper-Magnes-
  • ium Alloys, 394
  • — Investigation by Chemical Research Labora
  • tory, 488
  • — in Metals Due to Friction, 815*
  • — Preventives (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Rust Removal by Electrolytic Process, 235 Removers for Shipping (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Voltmeter for Buried Structures (Trade
  • Publication), 393
  • Corrugating Machine for Aluminium Sheet, 87*
  • Roll-Type for Sheet Metal (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 598*
  • Cory, W., and Son, Ltd., Motor Tug with Voith-Schneider Propulsion, 118*
  • Cosmic Radiation, Studies in, 817
  • Cost and Works Accountants, Institute of, Summer School, 4119
  • Costain, R., Ltd., Ferryfield Airport, 94* Cotton Federation, International, Report on World Cotton-Spinning Capacity, 130
  • Cottrell, Prof. A. H., on Creep and Ageing Effects in Solid Solutions, 238
  • Counterflow Continuous Principle of Steelmaking, 722
  • County Commercial Cars Ltd., County “ Four- drive ” 40-h.p. Agricultural Tractor, 835* Coupler, Hose, Air, Self-Sealing (Victor Products (Wallsend), Lid.), 409*
  • Coupling Alignment Calculator (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 703
  • — Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • — Hose, Air-Line, Heavy-Duty (Pneumatic
  • Components, Ltd.), 674
  • — Hydraulic, Breakaway, Lockheed-Avery
  • (Automotive Products Co., Ltd.), 803*
  • — See also Clutch
  • Court of Inquiry into Dock Dispute, Report of, 643
  • Coventry Climax Engines Ltd., Pocket Manual on Operation of Fork-Lift Trucks (Trade, Publication), 265
  • Coventry Victor Motor Co., Ltd., Horizontally- Opposed Twin-Cylinder Diesel Engine, 572*
  • Coverings, Non-Conducting. See Heat Insulation
  • Coverley, R. H., the Late, 517
  • Cowan, Lieut.-Col. P. J., the Late, 651
  • Crabtree, J. A., and Co., Ltd., Electrical Accessories (Trade Publication), 265
  • Cracks, Fatigue, in Copper, Development of, 720
  • — Horizontal, in Concrete Floor Slabs,
  • Recording Instrument for (W. S. Atkins and Partners), 601*
  • — Kinetic-Energy Distribution in, 820* Cracking, Caustic, in Power-Station Boilers,
  • 454
  • — Intercrystalline, in Metals at High Tempera
  • tures, 237*
  • — in Welded Steel Joints, Investigation on, 755 Crane, 10-ton Electric, Ore-Discharging Plant,
  • Tyne Dock, (Stothert and Pitt, Ltd.), 209*
  • — Equipment at Lackenby Works of Dorman,
  • Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • — Exports of, 779
  • — and Hoists, Difficulties in Inspection of
  • Enclosed Parts, 519
  • — Mobile (Trade Publication), 589
  • 7-ton Diesel-Electric (Steels Engineering Products, Ltd.), 703*
  • with 12-ft. Flying Jib (R. H. Neal and Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • — 5,000-lb. for Workshops (Chamberlain
  • Industries, Ltd.), 86*
  • — Travelling, Overhead, Electric (Trade
  • Publication), 426
  • — See also Gantry; Hoists; Transporters
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Activity Laboratory at, 140*
  • Crankshaft, Internal-Combustion Engine, Investigations on, 555
  • Creep of Antimonial-Lead Wire, Apparatus to Illustrate, 74*
  • — Characteristics of Nimonic Alloy, 302*
  • — and Fracture of Metals at High Tempera
  • tures, National Physical Laboratory Symposium on, 237*
  • — Tests. See under Tests (Materials) Cremer, G. D., on High-Temperature Sandwich
  • Structures, 670*
  • Crewe Works1, Locomotive Weighing Machine at, 773*
  • Crimean War, Centenary of, by Engr. Capt. E. C. Smith, 846*
  • Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., Pentagonal-Tank Transformer for Rural Electrification, 213*; Exhibits at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538; Method of Fixing Fibreglass Insulation, 603*; Trade in Electric Motors, 842 Crone and Taylor (Engineering), Ltd., Mobile Coal-Handling Plant, 247*
  • Cronin, W., on Peat-Fired Power Stations, 735 Cross-Channel Power Cable Circuit, 490 Crowe, T. A., on Recruitment of Mechanical Engineers, 780. See 777, 781
  • Crowthorn Engineering Co., Ltd., Boring and Facing Lathes (Trade Publication), 849
  • Croydon Precision Instrument Co., Laboratory Potentiometer (Trade Publication), 104; Vernier and Thermocouple Potentiometers (Trade Publications), 458
  • Crude-Oil Engines. See Engines, Oil Crusher, Jaw, “ Kue-Ken,” for Rock, 666* Crushing of Grass for Hay, Experiments in, 15*
  • — Ore-, Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Ross
  • Engineers, Ltd.), 186
  • “ Crusilite ” Silicon-Carbide Elements for Electric Furnaces, 280* (Trade Publication), 458
  • Crussard, Dr. C., on Tertiary Creep and Fracture, 238
  • Crypton Equipment, Ltd., Engine Fault Diagnosis (Trade Publication), 589
  • Crystals, Aluminium, Single, Plastic Deformation of, 239
  • — Non-Metallic, Conduction in, 590
  • Crystalline Structure of Metals. See Metallography; Microphotographs
  • Cude, A. L., on Length of Oil and Gas Flames, 818
  • Cullum, J., Sound Muffler for Jet-Aircraft Running-Up Pen, 536*
  • Culpin, C., on Ventilated Silos for Grain- Drying and Storage on Farms, 834
  • Cultivator, Spring-Tine, (D. Brown Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 91*
  • Cunard Steamship Co., Maiden Voyage of “ Saxonia,” 345
  • Cundall, G. P., on Choice of Optimum Power Factor, 241*
  • Cupola, Whiting-Type, Tame Bridge Foundry (Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 505*
  • Current, Electric. See Electric
  • Currie, A. L., and Brown, Office Building for de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., 82*
  • Curves, Stress/Strain, of Rolled Materials, 787
  • Cutter, Engraving, Tungsten-Carbide (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Milling. See Milling under Machine Tools Cutting Machine, Flame, Automatic (M.
  • Muller Autogenwerk), 510*
  • — — “ Sparcatron ” Electric-Spark, for Hard
  • Metals, 684, 698*
  • Cycle Industry, Position in, 515
  • — and Motor-Cycle Exhibition, London, 647
  • — Motor. See Motor Cycle
  • — Steam, and Two-Stage Reheat, 244*
  • — Trade, British, Progress of, 843
  • “ Cyclegraph ” for Work-Study Research, 141* Cylinder, Gas. See Gas
  • — Testing, Individual (Losenhausenwerk Diis-
  • seldorfer Maschinenbau A.G.), 604*
  • — Tilting, for Open-Hearth Furnace (H. Berry
  • and Co., Ltd.), 182*
  • Cylindrical Grinding Machine. See Grinding Machine under Machine Tools
  • DALE ELECTRIC (YORKSHIRE), LTD., 32-kVA Diesel-Driven Single-Phase Alternator, 702
  • Dalkeith Coal-Preparation Plant, Mechanical Wagon Marshalling Yard,-377*
  • Dam, Arch, Rubber Models of, 4
  • — Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • — for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme,
  • 629*
  • — Hume Reservoir, Murray River, Australia,
  • 166*
  • — for Hydro-Electric Scheme in British
  • Columbia and Yukon, 231*
  • — Large, International Commission, British
  • Papers to Congress, 520
  • — for Loch Shin Hydro-Electric Scheme, 68
  • — Snowy River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 166,
  • 258
  • — Tungatinah Hydro-Electric Scheme, 115*
  • — Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495* Danish. See Denmark
  • Danks, E., and Co. (Oldbury), Ltd., Mariufac- ture of Small Chain-Grate Stokers, 794* D’Arcy Exploration Co., Search for Natural Gas in Sussex, 3
  • “ Dart ” Aeroplane Engines for Canadian “ Viscount ” Aircraft, 864
  • “ Dart ” Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, Production of, 778, 782
  • Davenport Engineering Co., Ltd., Cooling Towers, Rye House Power Station, 157; Cooling Tower at Lackenby Works of Dorman Long and Co., Ltd., 184*; Reinforced-Concrete Cooling Tower, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187
  • Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd., Industrial, Domestic and Commercial Boilers (Trade Publication), 170; Diesel Engines for .Rail Traction (Trade Publication), 201; Internal-Combustion Engine Instruction Manuals, 296; Welding Practice by, 714
  • Davidson and Co., Ltd., Extension to Sirocco
  • Works of, 217; Fans for Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • Davidson, Lord, Views on Dangers of Full Employment, 807
  • Davies, Prof. S. J., on Lanova-Type Oil Engine, 105*; on Andritz Two-Stroke Oil Engines, 858*
  • Davis, C. F., the Late, 101
  • Davis, H. and C., and Co., Ltd., Pallets and Stillages (Trade Publication), 784
  • Davis, Stuart, Ltd., Grinding Machine for
  • Spur Gears, 732*
  •  ?— Submarine Escape Apparatus, 532
  • Davy and United Engineering Co., Ltd., Rolling Mill for Aluminium, 88
  • Dawe Instruments, Ltd., Industrial Instruments (Trade Publication), 488
  • Dawnays, Ltd., Steelwork for Rye House Power Station, 156
  • “ D. C. Endert, Jr.” Model Ship, Tank Experiments on, 591
  • de Dion Axle for Lancia “ Aurelia ” Motor Car, 542*
  • De Forest, Work on Thermionic Valve, 613, 724
  • de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Steel-Framed Office Block, Hatfield, 82*; “ Comet 3 ” Air Liner, 378*; Test Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822*
  • de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.,Development of Re-Heat in Jet Engines, 660
  • de Havilland Enterprise, Hatfield Aerodrome Control Tower, 253*
  • de la Rue, T., and Co., Ltd., Tynemouth Factory for Laminated Plastics, 18*. See Erratum 68
  • De Laval “ Paraminor ” Washing Machine for Small Components, 735*
  • de Roll, S. A., Societe des Usines, 100-ton Precision Forging Machine, 474*
  • Deacon, H. J., the Late, 517
  • Deakin, A., on Plan for Engineering, 256, 352; on Actions of Left-Wing Elements in Trade-Union Affairs. 743
  • Debden Printing Works for Bank of England, 315*
  • Deborine Fibreglass for Ships’ Hull Construction (Halmatic, Ltd.), 252*. See Erratum, 398
  • Decca Radar, Ltd., Airfield Surface Movement Indicator, 542*
  • Deckel, F., Toolroom Machines, 684, 698*;
  • Tyre-Mould Profiling Miller (Trade Publication), 753
  • Dedow, H. R., on Miniature Liquid-Flow Meter, 396*
  • Deep Drawing, by J. Willis (Review), 104 Defence, Expenditure on, 778
  • Definitions for Use in Mechanical Engineering, Specification, 752
  • Degreasing Agent (Trade Publication), 137
  • — Machine (Electro Chemical Engineering
  • Co., Ltd.), 151*
  • De-Icing Equipment, Semi-Automatic, for
  • Railway Conductor Rails, 831*
  • Delbart, G., on Basic Principles of Creep-
  • Resisting Alloys, 238
  • Demolition and Construction Co., Ltd., Pre- stressed-Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Demonstration Unit, Mobile (Production
  • Engineering Research Association), 153
  • Dempster, R. and J., Ltd., Spiral-Guided Gasholder at Stafford, 738
  • Dench, W. A., on Free-Energy Diagram of
  • System Titanium-Oxygen, 427
  • Deneen, W., and Associates, “ Auditec ”
  • Electronic Fault-Finder, 668*
  • Denmark, Copenhagen, British Trade Fair, 1955, 34, 69
  • — Economic Conditions in, Report on, 747 Dennis Brothers, Ltd., Petrol-Driven Trailer
  • Pump, 538*
  • Dennison, Dr. J. P., on Grain Refinement in Cast Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 362 Denny, W., Erection of Experimental Tank by,
  • 424. See 496*
  • Deposits in Industrial Boilers, Effect of, 335* Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd., Precision- Casting Production by Investment Process, 79*
  • Derricks. See Cranes
  • Derusting, Electrolytic Process of, 235
  • — for Shipping (Trade Publication), 233 Derwent River, Tasmania, Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 115*
  • De-Scaling and Burnishing Chips (Lacrinoid
  • Products, Ltd.), 435
  • Design, Engineering, Form in, 652 Lecture on, 551
  • — Importance in Productivity, 322. See 321
  • — Industrial, Bursaries for, 211
  • — and Planning Offices, Centralised, for
  • Loewy Engineering Co., 801*
  • Despatch ” Files and Chisels (Trade Publication), 722
  • Detarrers, Electro-, at Fishbum Coke-Oven Plant (Whessoe, Ltd.), 663*
  • Detector, Electronic, for Non-Ferrous Metals (Metal Detection, Ltd.), 636*
  • — Flaw, Fluorescent, Portable, (Trade Pub
  • lication), 458
  • — Mercury-Vapour (Trade Publication), 458 Detuners, Ltd., Sound Muffler for Jet-Aircraft
  • Running-Up Pen, 536*
  • Development and Reconstruction,International Bank for, Engineering Adviser to, 162; Annual Report, 514
  • Devonport Dockyard Oiling Jetty, Model of, 4 De-Watering System for Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • Diagrams, Indicator. See Indicator
  • — Williot-Mohr, Applications of Maxwell’s
  • Reciprocal Theorem to, 827*
  • Dial Cottage, Preservation of George Stephenson’s Home, 103
  • Diamond Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, 760*
  • — Wheels, Lubricant for (M.G. Beyerinck),
  • 701
  • Die-Casting, Film on, 578 Machine, Cold-Chamber (Ambrogio
  • Triulzi, s.r.l.), 607*
  • Pressure, International Conference on, Productivity by F. G. Woollard, 586 Productivity and Pressure, 586
  • — Drawing, for Copper Tube (Marshall
  • Richards Machine Co., Ltd.), 81
  • — Filing Machine for (DoALL Co.), 734*
  • — Making for Investment Casting Process
  • (Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd.), 79
  • — —! Use of Plastics in, 843. See 848
  • — Plastic Materials for, 726
  • — and Punches for Tableting Machines (Trade
  • Publication), 265
  • — Shop Equipment (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Wire-Drawing, Inspection by Profiloscope,
  • 243
  • Diesel Engines. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine Propulsion
  • Differential Gear. See Gear
  • Diffusers for Pipe Systems, Wave Action in, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • Digby, P. K., on Plastics for Press-Tool Manufacture, 726
  • Digester Plant, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 317
  • Digging Machine. See Excavator
  • Digital Computer; Automatic Typewriter for (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 381*
  • “ Dilston,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 806
  • Diodes, Germanium, in Glass Envelopes (Mullard Ltd.), 673
  • “ Diprofil,” Reciprocating Hand Tool (Trade Publication), 763
  • Disabled Persons, Rehabilitation of, 224 Discs, Meter, Hatfield, for Heat Flow (Joyce, Loebl and Co., Ltd.), 47*
  • — Ridger, David-Brown-Bentalls (D. Brown
  • Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 91*
  • Diseases, Industrial, Compensation for, 711 Disputes, Trade. See Labour
  • Distillation Columns, “ Spraypak,” Packing for, 46*
  • — Plant at Silicone Production Plant, Barry,
  • Distington Engineering Co., Ltd., Brake Gear for Mine Car, 733*
  • Distortion of Turbine Shafts and Rotors, Measurement of, 758
  • Distribution and Production Censuses Committee, Report of, 582
  • Distributor, Fertiliser, Tractor-Mounted (Transplanters (Robot), Ltd.), 125* District Heating Scheme, Pimlico, Work of Supervisory Engineer at, 586
  • Ditch Cleaner, Experimental, Tractor-Driven, 14*
  • Tractor-Operated (Barford (Agricultural), Ltd.), 125*
  • Diving Bell for Submarine Escape Tank, 533*
  • Dixi, S. A., Usine II of, Circular Dividing Table with Optical Adjustment, 475* DoALL Co., Remote-Controlled Countour- matic Band Saw, 734*; Filing Machine for Dies, 734*
  • Dobson, A. M., on Glass Fibre for Reinforcing Plastic Tools, 728
  • Dock, Dry, Need for Building of, 481
  • — Extension Scheme for Milford Haven, 679
  • — Industry, Demand for Wage Increases in,
  • 775
  • Overtime Ban in, 160
  • Strike Due to “ Scuttling ” Arrangements, 288, 320; Strike Due to Redundancy of Electricians, 416, 480, 511, 643; Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643
  • Transfer of Employees Between Unions in, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Reduction of Levy on Employees, 416
  • — Surrey Commercial, Improvements at, 741 -r- Tyne, Ore-Discharging and Handling
  • Plant at, 207*
  • Dockyard, Devonport, Oiling Jetty, Model of, 4
  • — Portsmouth, History of, 38
  • Dollin, F., on Factors Influencing Development of Steam Turbine, 585
  • Dollis Hill Post-Office Research Station, Work of, 503
  • “ Dolphin,” H.M.S., Submarine Escape Training in, 532*
  • Domestic Cooking Appliances for Use with Butane Gas. Specification, 297
  • — Electric-Apparatus, Developments in, 12 Appliances and World Trade, 11 Equipment, Sales of, 355
  • — Electricity Load at Home and Abroad, 42
  • — Fires, Air Pollution by, Report on, 718.
  • See 715
  • Dominion Engineering Co., Francis Turbine for 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • Donkin, B., on Work of Supervisory Engineer, 586
  • Doors, Fire, Eliminator, Use for Smoke Abatement in Boilers, 793*
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., Lackenby Works of, 180*; Callender-Hamilton Bridge at Walton-on-Thames, 254*
  • Dorman and Smith, Ltd., Cartridge Fuses (Trade Publication), 393
  • Dorn, Prof. J. E., on Experiments on High- Temperature Creep, 240
  • Double Helical Gears. See Gears
  • — Reduction Gears, Marine. See Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc., Use of Rolls- Royce Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engine in American “ Douglas ” Airliners, 778. See 782
  • “ Douglas ” DC7D Airliners, Aeroplane Engines for, 778. See 782
  • Douglas, Dr. G. P., the Late, 550
  • Doust, D. J., on Side-Launching of Ships, 655
  • Dove, L. F., Ltd., 600-cub. ft. Motor Van with Plastic-Covered Body, 446
  • Dow Corning Corporation, Silicone Production Plant, Barry, 562*
  • Dow-Mac (Products), Ltd., Shipyard of Brooke Marine, Ltd., Lowestoft, 131, 154*;
  • Reinforced-Concrete Sheet Piles, 208*
  • Dowsett Engineering Construction, Ltd., Shipyard of Brooke Marine, Ltd., Lowestoft, 131, 154*
  • Dowty Hydraulic Units, Ltd., High-Pressure Hydraulic Gear-Type Pump, 249*; Hand- Worked Hydraulic Pump, 280*
  • Doxford, W., and Sons, Ltd., Expansion
  • Programme of, 614
  • “ Dragonfly ” Helicopters, Production of, 805 Drainage, Agricultural, Engineering for, by Profs. H. B. Roe and Q. C. Ayres (Review), 849
  • Drakelow “ B ” Power Station, Approval of, 311
  • Draught Control Equipment for Boiler Flues (Metropolitan Combustion Engineering, Ltd.), 311*
  • Draughtsmen, Shortage of, 417
  • Dravo Corporation, Bulk-Handling Equipment for Raw Materials (Trade Publication), 298
  • Drawability of Metals, Tests for! 425, 435*. See LETTER, 551*
  • Drawbench, 150-ton Mechanical, for Light- Alloy Tubes (J. Booth and Co., Ltd.), 173*
  • Drawing, Deep, by J. Willis (Review), 104
  • — Deep, Investigation of Mechanism of,
  • 425, 431.* See LETTER, 551*
  • — Engineering, Protective Coating for (Sheps
  • and Webb), 172
  • — Machine for Copper Tubes (Marshall
  • Richards Machine Co., Ltd.), 81*
  • for Fine Tungsten Wire, 177*
  • — Office, Birmingham University, Mechani
  • cal-Engineering Building, 59*
  • Equipment and Instruments, Specification, 297
  • — and Prints, Books, Manuscripts, Scott
  • Collection, Catalogue of, B. M. Cooper (Review), 685
  • Drill Chuck. See Machine Tools
  • — and Drilling Machines. See Machine
  • Tools
  • Driving Chains. See Chains
  • Drop-Forging Hammers. See Hammers under Machine Tools
  • Dry Dock. See Dock
  • “ Dryductor ” Equipment for Machine Tools, 407
  • Dryer, Agricultural, Multi-Purpose (B. E. Parsons), 834*
  • — Air, for Stores (Birlec, Ltd.) 314
  • — Conveyor, Mechanised (Trade Publication),
  • 233
  • Drying, Grain, Ventilated Silos for, 834
  • — and Impregnating Machine for Laminated-
  • Plastic Manufacture (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 18*. See Erratum, 68
  • — and Mixing Plant, Tar Macadam, See
  • Tar Macadam
  • — Rapid, of Varnish; Infra-Red Plant for,
  • 867*
  • Du Pont de Nemours Co., Titanium Production by, 259
  • Dubh, Loch, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495* Dubied, E., et Cie., Copying Lathe, 509* Dubois, C., on Ultrasonic Inspection of Steel Forgings, 523
  • Duct, Triangular, Flow of Viscous Incompressible Fluid in, 298*
  • Dudley, B. R., on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • “ Dufton,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 767 Dumback Colliery, Trade Dispute at, 64 Dumbarton Experimental Tank, Work at, 424. See 496*
  • — Gasworks, Extensions to, 503 Dump-Skip, Tractor-Mounted (H. Ferguson,
  • Ltd.), 61
  • Tractor-Mounted (Fewsters (Stocksfield) Ltd.), 61
  • — Truck, 5/6 cub-yd., 84-b.h.p., Diesel-
  • Engined, (Fodens, Ltd.), 445*
  • Dumper, 3|-cub. yd. (Chaseside Engineering Co., Ltd.), 508*
  • — 74-cub. yd., Diesel-Driven (Aveling-Barford,
  • Ltd;)., 634*
  • Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd., Strings for Tennis Rackets, 308*, 310*
  • Dunsheath Committee on Shortage of Science Teachers, 199
  • Duralumin Tubes, 150-ton Drawbench for (J. Booth and Co., Ltd.), 173*
  • Durham County, Seaham Sea-Defence Works, 404*
  • — Sedgefield, Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant at,
  • 661*
  • — University, Experiments on Low-Drag
  • Hydrofoil, 624
  • “ DuroLastek ” Synthetic String for Tennis Rackets, 310*
  • Dust and Ash Handling Plant, Rye House Power Station, 157
  • — Coal. See Pulverised Coal.
  • — Collector, Multi-Cyclone, “ Tubix ” (Trade
  • Publication), 784
  • — in Combustion Gases, Sampling of, 14
  • — Control in Foundries, 523
  • — Emission, Air Pollution Caused by, Report
  • on, 718. See 715
  • — Laying on Concrete Floors, Additives for,
  • 832
  • — Radio-Active, Clothing for Protection
  • Against, 185*
  • — Suppression in Foundries, 36*
  • “ Dutch T.T.,” Film of, 751
  • Duvivier, J., Models of Groynes for Coast Protection, 4; on Protection of Coastal Lands against Flooding and Erosion, 404*, 428*. See 425
  • “ Dyna ” Panhard Motor Car. Rear Suspension for, 542*
  • Dynamics, Aeronautical, Introduction to, by
  • M. Rauscher (Review), 721
  • — Reaction Platform for Work Study Research
  • 143*
  • Dynamos. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • Dynamometer, Absorption, for Measurement of Power, 554
  • — Towing-Tank, Saunders-Roe, Ltd, 99, 111*
  • — See also Torsionmeter
  • EARL’S COURT. See Exhibition Earth’s Magnetism. See Magnetism
  • — Moving, Economics of, 198
  • Machinery, Lubrication of (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Vehicles, 30-ton Driving Axle for (Kirkenstall Forge Engineering, Ltd.), 476*
  • Earthing Equipment (Trade Publication), 170 Earthquake. See Seismic
  • East, T. F., on Electrolytic Derusting, 235
  • — Africa as Market for British Engineering
  • Goods, 725, 748
  • — West Trade, and Leipzig Fair, 354
  • Eastbourne, Conference, Association of Public Lighting Engineers, Programme, 348
  • Eastern Malleable Iron Co., Automatic Foundry of, 647
  • Easton and Robertson, Bank of England Printing Works, 315*
  • Eberhard Manufacturing Co., Automatic Foundry of, 647
  • Eborall, R., on Problems of Intercrystalline Fracture, 239
  • Ebosa, S. A., Slot and Recess Milling Machine, 509*
  • Eckener, Dr. H., the Late, 229
  • “ Eclipse ” Saw Set for Circular Saws, 24
  • — Solar, Observation of, 233
  • Economic Boiler, Coal Utilisation in, 327, 335*
  • — Commission for Europe, Report on Steel
  • and Aluminium, 10; Relationship Between Coal and Black Oils in West European Fuel Market, Report on, 418
  • — Developments in Middle Ear 1952-53, 34
  • — Position in Britain, 160
  • Economics, Industrial. See Labour
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — of Works Transport, 275*, 300
  • Economisers, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • Economy, Fuel. See Fuel Economy
  • Edinburgh, Duke of, on Aviation and Development of Remote Areas, 812. See 809; Presidency of Conference on Human Problems in Industry, 1956, 865
  • — Factory of Ferranti, Ltd., Electronic Research Laboratory, 514, §38*
  • Edison Swan Electric Co., Ltd., Polytetrafluorethylene (P.T.F.E.) Bonded to Materials, 765

Education :

  • Apprentices’ Competition, Physical Society, 595
  • Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, Reactor School at, 449, 452. See Erratum, 656
  • Birmingham University, Mechanical- Engineering Building, 59*; Flow Of Viscous Fluid, by Dr. H. Nuttall, 298*; Research on Wave Action in Diffusers in Pipe Systems, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • Bristol University, Development of Fatigue Cracks in Copper, 720
  • British Association for Commercial and Industrial Education, Conference on National Service and Industry, 217
  • — Railways, Welfare and Training Arrangements on, 543
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Apprenticeship Scheme of, 484
  • Bursaries in Concrete Technology at Leeds University, 55
  • — Industrial Arts, Competition, 211
  • Cambridge University Engineering Department, Apparatus for Demonstrating Shaft Whirl, 266*; Motor Industry Summer School, 772
  • Careers, Value of Change in, 385*. See LETTER, 421
  • Chemical Engineers, Institution of, Examination Regulations, 213
  • City and Guilds of London Institute Course in Concrete Practice, 22; Course in Press-Tool Making, 213; Courses and Examinations in Plant Engineering, 778
  • Competition, Apprentices’, Physical Society, 595
  • Concrete Technology, Bursaries at Leeds University, 55
  • Cost and Works Accounts, Institute of, Summer School, 419
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Activity Laboratory at, 140*
  • Durham University, Experiments on Low- Drag Hydrofoil, 624
  • Education for Industrial Engineering, 321, 322
  • Electrical Engineers, Institution of, Part I Examination, 263
  • Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme, 484 — History in Engineering Education, 517 — Profession, Education for, 390, 484 Examination, Part I, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 263
  • — in Press-Tool Making, 213
  • — Regulations, Institution of Chemical Engineers, 213
  • — for Technical Institutions, 331
  • Federation of British Industries, Report on Shortage of Science Teachers, 199 Glenfield and Kennedy, Ltd., Apprenticeship Scheme of, 484
  • Graduate Teachers of Mathematics and Science, Report on, 1
  • Imperial College of Science and Technology, Course on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 69; Vacation School on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 457
  • Industrial Arts Bursaries Competition, 211 International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Annual Report, 751
  • Keele University College, North Staffordshire, Technological-Education Curriculum of, 777, 781
  • King’s College, London, Engineering Department’s Open Day, 36; Course on Powdered Materials, 171; Lecture on Form in Engineering Design, by J. B. Evans, 551, 652
  • Leeds University, Bursaries in Concrete Technology, 55
  • London University Lectures on Atomic Energy, 639
  • Management Course by Tube Investments, Ltd., 547
  • — Education in American Business, by L. F. Urwick (Review), 169
  • Manchester University, Application of Maxwell’s Reciprocal Theorem to Williot-Mohr Diagrams, 827*; Variable-Speed Induction Electric Motor, 832*
  • Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Training College, 616
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Annual Report, 715
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of, Part I Examination, 263
  • Medway College of Technology, Extensions to, 357
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., Booklet on Training of Professional Engineer, 68
  • Motor Industry, Institute of, Summer School, Cambridge, 1955, 772
  • National Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service, Course on Fuel Efficiency as Aid to Production, 188
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., Apprenticeship Scheme of, 484
  • — East Essex Technical College and School of Art, Opening of, 469*
  • Old Centralians Luncheon, 513
  • Physical Society, Apprentices’ Competition, 595
  • Production Engineers, Institution of, Proposal for Professorship of Production Engineering, 483
  • — Training for, Institution of Production Engineers Summer School, 190
  • Queen’s University, Belfast, Formation of School of Aeronautics at; 867
  • Education—continued
  • Radio Industry Council, Booklet on Careers in Radio and Electronics, 109 Rehabilitation Courses of Ministry of Labour and National Service, 480
  • Royal Chartered Colleges of Technology, Proposed, 131
  • — Naval Engineering College, Manadon, Plymouth, 195, 204*
  • School of Gas Turbine Technology, Farnborough, Courses at, 109
  • Schoolmasters’ Conference on Recruitment to Mechanical Engineering Profession, 684
  • Sheffield University, Investigations on Mechanism of Drawing Operation, 425, 431*. See LETTER, 551*;
  • Research on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Brochure on Apprentice Training Scheme, 171
  • Sir John Cass College Research Assistantships, 22
  • Southampton University, Experiment to Illustrate Creep, 74*
  • St. Bartholomew’s Hospital College, Linear Electron Accelerator, 502*
  • Stockholm University, Hydraulic Research Laboratory, 676
  • Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Technicians’ Certificate, 748 Swansea University, Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Stresses in Short Beams, 625*, 656*
  • Teachers, Technical, Salary Increases for, 160
  • Technological Education, Necessity for Rapid Developments in, 777, 780, 781
  • University College, London, Memorial to Sir J. A. Fleming, 529, 724; Demonstration Apparatus for Structural Problems, 595*
  • — Degrees for Engineers, 97. See LETTER, 357
  • — Graduates in Industry, Booklets on, 713
  • — Grants Committee Policy for Higher Technological Education, 98
  • “ Eductor,” Pneumatic, for Dust Extraction (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 407*
  • Edwards, F. J., Ltd., Air-Operated Guillotine, 217*; Swaging and Wiring Machine for Sheet Metal, 538*; Portable Sheet-Metal Shearing Tools, 733*
  • Edwards, J. L., on Development of Re-Heat in Jet Engines, 660
  • Edwards, Dr. R., on Sintering-Furnace Atmospheres for Industrial Practice, 852; on Tungsten-Carbide-Cobalt Sintered Alloys, 854
  • Efficiency of Boiler Plants. See Boiler
  • — of Engines. See Engines, Trials Eildon Dam Hydro-Electric Scheme, 165
  • “ Eland ” Gas-Turbine Engines for “ Roto- dyne ” Helicopter, 864*
  • — Turbo-Propeller Aero Engine, 121*
  • Elba, Comet Aircraft Disaster, Inquiry, 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716. See 573
  • Elcontrol, Ltd., Electronic Flame-Failure Equipment for Gas-Fired Installations, 567*
  • “ Eldair ” 100-ton Press Brake, 773*
  • Elderly Engineers, Part-Time Work for, 387, 389

Electric:

  • Accessories, Electrical (Trade Publication), 265, 722
  • Accumulator, Long-Life Storage Battery (J. McGrath, Ltd.), 327
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Vehicle; Motor Truck
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems, 457 Alternator. See Generator and Turbo Arc Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric — Welding. See Welding
  • Battery. See Accumulator (above)
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Vehicle; Motor Truck
  • Beacon, Flashing (Trade Publication), 201 Betatron at Christie Hospital, Manchester (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 700*
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Grain and Grass Dryer, 834*
  • and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, “ The Beama Journal,” 277
  • — — Power Convention, Brighton and Eastbourne. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • — Electricity Authority, Booklet on Rural Electrification, 13; Supply Statistics, 18, 149, 307, 389, 620, 683, 844; Portishead “B” Power Station, 68; Rye House Power Station, 156*; Dual-Firing in Power Stations of, 195; Rogerstone Power Station, 213; Bold Power Station Extension, 231; Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*; Drakelow “B”. Power Station, Approval of, 311; Ffestiniog Pumped- Storage Scheme and Rheidol Hydro- Electric Scheme, 357; Freemens Meadows Power Station, Mechanical Coal-Wagon Marshalling Yard, 377*; Connah’s Quay Power Station, 387, 436*; Annual Report, 418, 454; March wood Power Station, 441; Report on Finances and Installed Capacity, 450; Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 514, 528*, 568*; Automatic Circuit Re-Closer, 535*; Automatic Boiler Control at Huncoat Power Station, 669*; Pulverised- Fuel Ash as Building Material, 768; Gas Washing at Electricity-Generating Stations, 779
  • Cables, Aluminium for (Trade Publication), 589
  • —• Construction, New Materials for, 325
  • — Contracts, Home, with Installation, Form for, 603
  • -Direct-Current, 100-kV, Insulating Material for, 13
  • Electric—continued
  • Cables Factory, Southampton, of Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., 148
  • — Impregnated Paper-Insulated, Specification, 297
  • — Industry, Plastics in (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Laying and Testing Equipment-; S.S. “ Recorder,” 566*
  • — 301-kV Oil-Filled (Pirelli-General Cable
  • Works, Ltd.), 221*
  • — Power, between England and France, 490
  • Paper-Insulated (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Spring Cleat for (Trade Publication), 653
  • — 22-kV Submarine, for Outer Hebrides
  • (W. T. Henley’s Telegraph Works Co., Ltd.), 345
  • — “ Telecon ” (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Telephone, Submarine, Aberdeen- Bergen (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 637 Transatlantic, Scotland-Newfoundland, 614, 638*, 740*
  • — Trans-Ocean, Laying with Rigid Repeaters, 4*
  • Capacitors for Electric Power Supply, 241 Cell, Differential Pressure, 50*
  • — Fuel, Hydrogen-Oxygen (F. T. Bacon), 71
  • — Junction, Germanium (Trade Publication), 458
  • Circuits, Electronic, Protection’ by Resin Capsules (Lion Switchgear, Ltd.), 768*
  • — Printed, for Radio and Television Apparatus (Pye, Ltd., and Technograph (Printed Circuits), Ltd.), 819
  • — Wiring, Preproduction by Etching (Millett, Levens (Engravers), Ltd.), 736*
  • Conduction in Non-Metallic Crystals, 590 Conductors, Aluminium, Steel-Cored Compression Joints for (Ferrum (England), Ltd.), 48*
  • — Copper, Bare, for Generator-Transformer Units, 143*
  • — Rails for Electric Locomotives, De- Icing Equipment for, 831*
  • Conduit, Wiring, Aluminium (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 768*
  • Connectors, Multi-Way (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 707*
  • Contacts, Contactor Air-Break, Performance of, 826*
  • Contactor, Ignitron, for Large Currents (Bates and Bates, Ltd.), 158*
  • — with Sintered Tungsten-Silver Contacts
  • (G.W.B. Furnaces, Ltd.), 569*
  • — Solderless Joints for (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 658
  • Control Gear (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Instrument for Electroplating Vats (Measuring Instruments (Pullin), Ltd.), 742*
  • Cranes. See Cranes
  • Current-Carrying Capacity of Copper Conductors, 143*
  • — Collector Gear for Iron-Ore Transporters (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 799*
  • — Supply in Glasgow, 838
  • — and Voltages, Small, Measuring
  • Instrument for (Electronic Instruments), Ltd.), 139
  • Diodes, Germanium, in Glass Envelopes (Mullard, Ltd.), 673
  • Domestic Equipment, Sales of, 355 Dynamo. See Generator; Turbo-Generator
  • Earthing of Portable Tools, Testing Instrument for (Electro Methods, Ltd.), 53*
  • Electrical Equipment for Tropics, Design of, 161, 204
  • — Installation Work, by T. G. Francis (Review), 9
  • — Machinery in Mines, Accidents due to, 6
  • Electricity and Gas (Borrowing Powers) Bill, 67
  • Electro-Luminescence, Phenomenon of, 590
  • — Magnetic Apparatus, Laminations in, Heat Capacity of, 69, 103, 167, 293 Electrode, Continuous, for Arc Welding (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 568 Electron Accelerator, Linear (Mullard Research Laboratories), 502*
  • Electronic Attachment for Automatic Weighing Machine (British Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd.), 94*
  • — Detector for Non-Ferrous Metals, 636*
  • — Equipment, Industrial (Trade Publication), 170
  • — Fault-Finder, “ Auditec ” (W. Deneen and Associates), 668*
  • — Instruments, Design and Servicing of, 806
  • and Equipment (Trade Publication), 520
  • — Process-Controller (Trade Publication), 393
  • — Tracer Mechanism for Machine Tools (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • Electroplating. See Electro
  • Fault-Finder, Electronic, “ Auditec ” (W. Deneen and Associates), 668*
  • Fluorescent Lighting (Trade Publication), 653
  • Frequency Standardisation in Ontario, Consequences of, 848
  • Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Fuses and Switches. Composite Units of, Specification, 753
  • Garcke’s Manual (Review), 136
  • Generating Stations. See Power Stations Generator. See Generator and Turbo Graphical Symbols for Electrical Purposes, Specification, 752
  • Grids, Resistance, Cast-Iron (Trade Publication), 653
  • Electric—continued
  • Hydro-Electric Power Plants. See Power Plants
  • Induction Heater (Radio Heaters, Ltd.), 152*
  • — Motors. See Motors, Electric Infra-Red Plant for Quick-Drying Varnish for Printed Labels (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 867*
  • Installation Practice at Home and Overseas, 42
  • Insulation for Electrical Equipment in Tropics, 161, 203
  • — Fibreglass, Method of Fixing (Fibreglass, Ltd.), 603*
  • — Filins on Silicon-Steel Transformer Sheets, Effect of, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • Irish Electricity Supply Board, Carrier Communication on Power Network, 800*
  • Isolators, Bus-Bar, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 307
  • Lamp Bulbs, Miners’, Treorchy Testing Station for, 77
  • — Developments in ,12
  • — Electric, “ Mazda,” for Street Lighting (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Fluorescent, Portable (Thorn Electrical Industries, Ltd.), 838*
  • — Indicator (Trade Publication), 653
  • — and Lighting Showroom (British
  • Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 736
  • — Signalling, Long-Range (Aldis Brothers, Ltd.), 534*
  • Lighting Fittings Showroom, British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., 736
  • — for Industry, Commerce and Home,
  • Developments in, 12
  • Locomotives. See Locomotives, Electric Machines. See Generators; Motors; Turbo Mains. See Cables (above)
  • Meter, Ammeter or Voltmeter, Compact (Measuring Instruments (Pullin), Ltd.), 733*
  • — Ultra-Violet Radiation (Hanovia, Ltd,), 768*
  • Motors. See Motors, Electric Oil Switch. See Switchgear
  • Orthotron at Christie Hospital, Manchester (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 700*
  • Oscilloscopes (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Measuring, Wide-Range (E.M.I. Factories, Ltd.), 833*
  • Photo-Electric Controls for Rolling Mill, 788*
  • Potentiometer, Laboratory (Trade Publication); 104
  • — Thermocouple (Trade Publication), 458
  • — Vernier (Trade Publication). 458 Powe?1. See Power
  • — Stations. See Power Stations Pulse Equipment (Trade Publication), 9 Pyrometer. See Pyrometer Railways. See Railways
  • Rays. See X-Rays
  • Recorder, Electronic (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Miniature, for Voltage or Current (Trade Publication), 653
  • Rectifier, 300-kW Germanium-Type, (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 120*
  • — Equipment, 675-kW Mobile (Hackbridge and Hewittic Electric Co., Ltd.), 71
  • for Mining Service (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Selenium (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Units for Plating Vats (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 704*
  • Relay Mechanisms, Casing for (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Mercury-Switch “ Tiltray ” (Besson and Robinson; Ltd,); 86*
  • — Miniature, Quick-Action (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Protective, for Electric Motors (P. and B. Engineering Co., Ltd.), 29*
  • Remote Control by Imposed Ripple (Trade Publication), 653
  • Repeaters for Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Resistance Grids, Cast-Iron (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Materials, Metallic, Specification, 334
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Rolling Mills, Electric Driving of. See Rolling Mills
  • Rontgen Rays. See Y-Rays
  • Rural Electrification, Progress and Policy, Booklet on, 13
  • “ Rythmatic ” Ripple System with Remote Control (Trade Publication), 653
  • Semi-Conductors, Research oil Properties and Applications of, by General Electric Co., Ltd., 290, 313*
  • Uses of, 590
  • Ships, Decorative Lighting for (Trade Publication), 784
  • Steel Manufacture. See Metallurgy and Furnace, Electric
  • Steering Device, Automatic, Electronic, 767*
  • Storage Battery. See Accumulator (above) Substation. See Substation
  • Switchgear. See Switchgear; Motors, Electric
  • Telegraphy. See Telegraphy
  • Telephony. See Telephony
  • Test Bench, Micro-Wave (Ferranti, Ltd.), 326*
  • Testing Plant, 1,500-MVA High-Power (Trade Publication), 686
  • Thermometer. See Thermometer Traction. See Locomotives, Electric; Railways
  • Transducer System for Relaying Information (Trade Publication), 9
  • Transductor, Self-Excited Series, Dynamic Behaviour of, 390, 399*
  • Transformers. See Transformers Transistor, Discovery and Application of, 312*
  • Electric—continued
  • Transistor, Types and Properties of, 390 — Use of Germanium in, 325 Turbo-Generators. See Turbo-Generators Vacuum Tubes. See Rontgen
  • Variator, Electronic, for Building-Temperature Control (Thermocontrol Installations Co., Ltd.), 697
  • Victoria State Electricity Commission, Yallourn Power Station, 165*; Hydro-Electric Schemes, 165
  • Voltages and Currents, Small, Measuring Instrument for (Electronic Instruments, Ltd.), 139
  • — Regulator, Moving-Coil (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Stabiliser, Quick-Response (Servomex Controls, Ltd.), 161*
  • Welding. See Welding
  • Windings, End, Turbo-Generator, Effect of Short-Circuit Forces on, 856
  • — Gear. See Winding Wireless Telegraphy. See Radar; Radio;
  • Television
  • — Telephony. See Radar; Radio; Television
  • Wiring Practice at Home and Overseas, 42 — Regulations of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 211
  • Electric Construction Co., Ltd., Alternator for Remote Sites, 535*
  • Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd., Production of Guided Missiles, 811
  • Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, British, Grain and Grass Dryer; 834*

Electrical Engineers, Institution of :

  • Electric Locomotives on Valenciennes- Thionville Line; by F. Nouvion, 16*
  • Model Form of Contract, 24
  • Summer Meeting, Bristol and Cardiff, 68 Publication Arrangements Passed, 103 Elections to Council, 136
  • Wiring Regulations, 211 Part I Examination, 263 Form for Home Cable Contracts with
  • Installation, 603
  • A Transatlantic Telephone Cable, by M. J. Kelly, Sir G. Radley, G. W. Gilman and R. J. Halsey, 61’4, 638* Christmas Lecture on Nuclear Power: Electricity from Uranium, by Dr. T. E. Allibone, 683
  • Electrification of Manchester-Sheffield- Wath Lines; Eastern and London Midland Region, British Railways, by J. A. Broughall and K. J. Cook, 759 Jubilee oj Thermionic Valve:
  • Programme, 232, 529, 613 Report of Proceedings, 724
  • Genesis of Thermionic Valve, by Prof. G. W. O. Howe, 724
  • Thermionic Devices from Development of Triode up to 1939, by Sir E. Appleton, 724
  • Developments in Thermionic Devices since 1939, by Dr. J. Thomson, 724
  • Exhibition of Valves, 724 Measurements Section:
  • Design and Servicing of Electronic Instruments, by Dr. D. Taylor, 806 Radio Section:
  • Chairman’s Address on New Materials for Electrical Engineer, by C. W. Oatley, 590
  • Supply Section:
  • Past,, Present and Future Electrical Development, by J. D. Peattie, 623
  • Supervisory Equipment for Indication of Shaft Distortion in Steam Turbines,
  • D. Antrich, H. W. B. Gardiner and R. K. Hilton, 758
  • Electrical Measurement of Steam-Turbine Rotor Movements with Special Reference to Operation and Design of Modern Power Plant, by J. L. Ashworth, J. S. Hall and A. H. Gray, 758
  • Short-Circuit Forces on Turbo-Alternator End-Windings, by J. B. Young and
  • D. H. Tompsett, 856
  • Utilisation Section:
  • Chairman’s Address by J. I. Bernard, 547 Brushless Variable-Speed Induction Motor, by Prof. F. C. Williams and
  • E. R. Laithwaite, 832*
  • Electrical Engineers, Supervising,Association of. See Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of
  • — Engineering in World Trade, 11
  • — Power Convention, British, Brighton and
  • Eastbourne. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • — Trades Union, Redundancy Strike at
  • London Docks, 416, 480, 511, 643
  • Electro-Alloys, Ltd., Tungsten and Molybdenum Products (Trade Publication), 553
  • Electro Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd., Degreasing Machine, 151*; Portable Plating Barrel, 151*
  • Electro Dynamic Construction Co., Ltd., High- Frequency Motor-Alternators (Trade Publication), 9; Stand-by Diesel-Electric Generators (Trade Publication), 9
  • Electro Methods, Ltd., “ Terra-Tertia ” Test Unit, 53*
  • Electrode, Continuous, for Arc Welding (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 568
  • — Holder, Lincoln-Jackson, 593
  • — Low-Hydrogen, for Welding (Trade Pub
  • lication), 9
  • Electrodeposition of Tin-Nickel Alloy, 151
  • — See also Electroplating
  • Electroflo Meters Co., Ltd., Automatic Boiler Control at Huncoat Power Station, 669* Electrolytic Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Process for Aluminium Production, 395
  • for Derusting, 235. See 233 Electro-Magnetic Apparatus, Laminations in,
  • Heat Capacity of, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • Electromagnets, Ltd., Magnetic Separators (Trade Publication). 784
  • Electron Accelerator, Linear (Mullard Research Laboratories), 502*
  • Electronic Applications, Transformers for (Trade Publication), 9
  • Electronics and Communications, Monthly Magazine, First Issue of, 451, 453
  • — Control Equipment (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Convention, Industrial, Replacement of
  • Human Operator by Non-Specialized Programmed Machines, by G. T. Baker, 196
  • — Equipment, Industrial (Trade Publication),
  • 170
  • — Instruments, Design and Servicing of, 806 Electronic Instruments, Ltd., Measuring
  • Instruments for Small Currents and Voltages, 139
  • and Equipment (Trade Publication), 520
  • — Process-Controller (Trade Publication), 393
  • — Recorder for Small Direct-Current Potentials
  • (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Research Laboratory of Ferranti, Ltd.,
  • 514, 537*
  • — Tracer Mechanism for Machine Tools
  • (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • Electroplating Barrel, Portable (Electro Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 151*
  • — of Chromium, Anodes for (Trade Publica
  • tion), 488
  • — Vats, Control Instrument for, (Measuring
  • Instruments (Pullin), Ltd., 742*
  • — Rectifier Units for (General Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 704*
  • — See also Electrodeposition
  • Electrostatic Precipitators, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529 Stoneware Linings for (Hathernware, Ltd.), 501
  • Elements, Silicon-Carbide, for Electric Furnaces (Trade Publication), 458
  • “ Elettra II,” Research Ship, “ Martinet ” Electronic Helmsman, 767*
  • Elevator, All-Purpose, Agricultural (Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co., Ltd.), 835
  • — for Bulk-Handling of Grain (R. A. Lister
  • and Co., Ltd.), 835*
  • Elgar, Dr. F., Work on Naval Architecture, 455 Elliot, Sir J., on Human Element in Administration, 482
  • Elliott, B., and Co., Ltd., Hydraulic Machine Vice (Trade Publication), 753
  • Elliott Bros. (London), Ltd., Instruments Shown at Philadelphia Exposition (Trade Publication), 488; “Tridac” Three- Dimensional Analogue Computer, 583, 596*
  • Ellis, Sir C., on Research and Production of Smokeless Fuels, 806
  • “ Elmet,” Spot-Welding Electrodes (Trade Publication), 265
  • Elms Metals, Ltd., Light-Alloy Sledges, 717* Elstree-Tilbury 275-kV Supergrid, Film of, 421
  • Elutriator, Laboratory, for Classification of Fine Powers (Trade Publication), 9
  • Emery Wheels. See Grinding under Machine Tools
  • E. M.I. Engineering Development, Ltd., Dynamic Balancing Machine, 345*; Industrial Stroboscope, 345*
  • E.M.I. Factories, Ltd., Wide-Range Measuring Oscilloscope, 833*
  • Employees. See Labour Employment. See Labour
  • Endurance Tests. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • Energy in the Future, by P. C. Putnam (Review), 361
  • Engines, Aero. See Aeronautics
  • — Diesel. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine
  • Propulsion; Motorships
  • — Fault Diagnosis (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Gunpowder, of Sir G. Cayley, 654*
  • — Heat, and Applied Heat, by L. Pilborough
  • (Review), 136
  • Various, Performance Figures for, 693
  • — Indicators. See Indicators
  • — Internal-Combustion, Development of, 547,
  • 555
  • Combustion, Dual-Fuel, Combustion Problems of, 355, 363*, 390
  • Combustion, Industry, Costs and Wages in, 66
  • Combustion, International Congress, Formation of British National Committee, 387, 389
  • Combustion, International Congress, The Hague, Arrangements for, 72
  • Combustion, Parts Lists and Instruction Manuals for (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 296
  • Combustion, Research Association, British, Annual Report, 555
  • Combustion, Test House for (D. Brown Tractors (Engineering), Ltd.), 673*
  • Combustion, Two-Stroke, Effect of Diffusers for, 524.* See Erratum, 613
  • Combustion. See also Turbines, Gas
  • — Laboratory, Birmingham University, Mech
  • anical Engineering Department, 59*
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Motor Car. See Engines, Petrol
  • — Oil, Andritz, Stationary and Marine Two-
  • Stroke, 858*
  • Diesel, 1J to 20-b.h.p. (Trade Publication), 849
  • Diesel, at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538
  • Diesel, 36-b.h.p., for Centrifugal Pump R. A. Lister and Co., Ltd.), 666*
  • Diesel, 55-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder (British Motor Corporation, Ltd.), 478
  • Diesel, 123-b.h.p. and 167-b.h.p. Four- Cylinder (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 478
  • Diesel, 85-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder Horizontal (H. Meadows, Ltd.), 476*
  • Diesel, 25-h.p. Four-Cylinder, for Tractor (F. A. Fiat), 412*
  • Diesel, Fuel Pump for (Tangyes, Ltd.), 538. See Erratum, 622
  • Diesel, Governors for (Trade Publication), 41
  • Diesel, Hague International Congress, 72
  • Engines, Oil, Diesel, High-Speed, Fuel-Injection Pump for (Mono-Cam, Ltd.), 279* Diesel, Horizontally-Opposed, Twin- Cylinder (Coventry Victor Motor Co., Ltd.), 572*
  • Diesel, Industrial, Sales of, 646
  • Diesel, Lubrication for (Trade Publication), 233
  • Diesel, Marine, 9,000-s.h.p., Ten- Cylinder (Sulzer Brothers), 708*
  • Diesel, Marine, Turbo-Charged (Trade Publication), 686
  • Diesel, for Pescara-Muntz Air Compressor, 634*
  • Diesel, for Rail Traction (Trade Publication), 201
  • Diesel, li to 2| h.p. Single-Cylinder (Petters, Ltd.), 191*
  • Diesel, 3|-h.p. Single-Cylinder (R. A. Lister and Co., Ltd.), 62*
  • Diesel, 4-h.p., Single-Cylinder (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 93
  • Diesel, 70-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder, for Tractor (Leyland Motors, Ltd.), 666*
  • Diesel, 72-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 707*
  • Diesel, 1,520-b.h.p. Sixteen-Cylinder (Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd.), 148*
  • Diesel, 12-h.p. Twin-Cylinder (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 93*
  • Diesel, Two- to Eight-Cylinder, Air- Cooled (J. and H. McLaren, Ltd.), 738*
  • Diesel. See also Motorships; Marine Propulsion; Tractors
  • 138-h.p. Six-Cylinder Lanova-Type, Tests of' 105*
  • Vaporising, H to 20-b.h.p. (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Petrol, 1| to 60 b.h.p. (Trade Publication),
  • 849
  • Aeroplane. See Aeronautics
  • 3-75-b.h.p. Air-Cooled (B.S.A. Co., Ltd.), 803*
  • 320-h.p., Completely-Sealed (Jaguar Cars, Ltd.), 473*
  • Motor Car, for Alfa-Romeo 1900 Super Sprint, 577*
  • Motor Car, B.M.C. Six-Cylinder, 577* Motor Car, Developments in, 576* Motor Car, for Mercedes Benz Sports Car, 578*
  • Motor-Car, Test House for (D. Brown Tractors (Engineering), Ltd.), 673*
  • Motor Car, Vauxhall Velox, Combustion Chamber of, 577*
  • 1 -28-b.h.p. Single-Cylinder (Vincent Engineers (Stevenage), Ltd., 439*
  • Small, Sales of, 778
  • See also Aeronautics; Motor Cars
  • — Steam, Marine, 2,200-h.p. Triple-Expansion
  • Cable-Ship “ Recorder.” 566
  • See also Marine Propulsion; Turbines 2|-h.p., Twin-Cylinder Uniflow, for
  • N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Prime Mover, 419, 422*. See LETTERS, 519, 783
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • Engineers, Chartered, Small Number in British Transport Commission, 745. See LETTER, 813
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Institutions. See Institutions
  • — Production, Institution of. See Production
  • — and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of,
  • Presidential Address by Prof. A. M. Robb on Foundations of Ship Design, 455; James Watt Dinner, 487; Developments in High-Pressure Boilers, by T. Carlile, 857
  • — Wages in Relation to Costs of Production,
  • 66
  • Engineering for Agricultural Drainage, by Profs. H. B. Roe and Q. C. Ayres (Review), 849
  • — and Allied Employers’ National Federation,
  • Guaranteed Week in Engineering Industry, 192; Employers’ Difficulties, 448; Wage Demands of Steel Erectors, 611; Wage Claims Against, 839
  • — Apprentices. See Education; Labour ENGINEERING, Book Reviews in, 547
  • — Career, Entry into, 841
  • Value of Changes in, 385*. See LETTER, 421
  • — Clerical Staffs, Wage Demands by, 32
  • — Contracts. See Contracts
  • — Design, Lecture on Form in, 551, 652
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Goods in British Colonies, 725, 748
  • — Industrial, British Productivity Council
  • Report on, 321, 322
  • — Industries Association, Statement on Taxa
  • tion Relief, 714; Views on Dangers of Full Employment, 807
  • Employers’ Difficulties, 448
  • Guaranteed Week in, 192
  • New Wage Structure in, 192, 256
  • Proposals for Nationalisation of, 256, 352 Summer Boom. 450
  • Wages in, 226, '839
  • Wage Increases for Women Employees in, 675
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories; National
  • Physical
  • — Measurement of Temperature in, Vol. I, by
  • H. D. Baker, E. A. Ryder and N. H. Baker (Review), 552
  • — Profession, Recruitment to, Discussion on,
  • 390, 484, 77, 780, 781
  • — Progress, Effects of New Materials on, 325
  • — Projects under Colombo Plan, 621
  • — and Science, Relationship Between, 782
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • — Standards. See Standards Institution
  • — Union, Amalgamated, Strikes at Naval
  • Aircraft Yards, 96, 128
  • — Works. See Works
  • England and France, Electro-Power Cable Between, 490
  • English Electric Co., Ltd., Electrical Equipment for Rolling Mill of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 89; Canberra “B ” Mark 8 Night- Intruder Aeroplane, 347*; 60-MW Turbo- Generator, Marchwood Power Station, 441; Switchgear for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 568; 1,500-h.p. Diesel-
  • Electric Locomotive, 602*; 12-MW
  • Alternator for Loch Luichart Hydro- Electric Scheme, 633; Diesel Electric Shunting Locomotive (Trade Publication), 653; Mobile Diesel Generating Sets (Trade Publication), 653; Electrical Equipment for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • English Electric Export and Trading Co., Ltd., Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • English Salvi Co., Ltd., Salvi Spacers for Electrical Transmission Lines, 48*
  • English Steel Corporation, Ltd., Two-Stage Coal-Gas Producer, 90*
  • Engraving Cutter, Tungsten-Carbide (Trade Publication), 849
  • Entry into Engineering Career, 841
  • Envelopes, Glass, Germanium Diodes in (Mullard, Ltd.), 673
  • Epidemics, Waterborne (Trade Publication), 722
  • “ Epikote’ ’ Synthetic Resins; 848. See 843 “ Epon ” Synthetic Resin, Use of, 843, 848 E.R.F. (Holdings), Ltd., Views on Heavy Vehicle Industry, 227
  • E.R.F., Ltd., 184-b.h.p. Oil-Engined Motor Tractor, 336; Eight-Wheeler Platform- Type Motor Lorry, 446*
  • Ergograph for Human Fatigue Research, 143* Erickson,- A. E., the Late, 134
  • Erie Station, Hudson and Manhattan Railroad, “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • Eriskay, Isle, 22-kV Submarine Cable for, 345 Erith Submarine Cable Factory of Submarine Cables, Ltd., 740*. See 614, 638*
  • Erosion, Protection of Coastal Lands against, 404*, 425, 428*
  • Escaping from Submarines, Training in, 532* Esso Petroleum Co., Fawley Oil Refinery, Extensions to, 583
  • Etablissements Faure-Herman, Electronic Flowmeter for Aircraft Fuel, 601*
  • “ Etaflo ” Water-Tube Boilers, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187
  • Etching, Caustic, for Examination of Alumi- nium-Alloy Casting, 865*
  • — of Copper-Foil Sheets to Reproduce Wiring
  • Circuits, 736*
  • Ethoxyline Resins for Tool Manufacture, 727 Euco Tools, Ltd., “ Karbo ” Tungsten-Carbide Engraving Cutter (Trade Publicaation), 849
  • Eumeco Aktiengesellschaft fur Maschinenbau, Guillotine Shear, 606*; High-Speed Forging Hammer, 607
  • Europe, Activities of O.E.E.C. in (Review), 232
  • — Economic Commission for, Report on
  • Steel and Aluminium, 10; Relationship Between Coal and Black Oils in West European Fuel Market, Report, 418
  • — Electric Power Supply in, Report on, 697 European Atomic Energy Society, Formation
  • of, 196
  • — Coal and Steel Community, Steel Output
  • by, 162; Iron-Ore Supplies for, 483; Information Bulletin, 714; British Coal Agreement with, 778
  • — Countries, Aluminium Production in, 10
  • — Post-War Economic Progress in, 386
  • — Economic Co-operation, Organisation for,
  • Comments on Strasbourg Plan, 35; Activities in Europe (Review), 232; Statistics of National Product and Expenditure, 1938, 1947-52, 386; Survey of European Trade, 546; Survey of Power-Station Equipment by, 566; Report on Oil-Refinery Expansion, 614; Report on Electricity Supply in Europe, 687; Economic Conditions in Denmark, Iceland and Norway, 747; Timber Supplies in Europe, 843
  • — Machine Tool Exhibition, Milan, 358*,
  • 474*, 509*, 574*, 604*
  • — Management Conference, Torquay, Auto
  • mation—Implications for Management, by G. H. R aison and P. Bezier, 620
  • — Power Stations, Heavy Equipment for, 566 Position of, 546
  • Eutectic Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Evans, J. B., on Form in Engineering Design, 551, 652
  • Evans, P. E., on Production of Metal Sheets from Metal Powders, 852
  • Evans, Sir W. H., the Late, 651
  • Evaporators, Rye House Power Station (Alton and Co., Ltd.), 157
  • Eve, J. L., Construction Co., Ltd., Film of Supergrid, 421
  • Evershed and Vignoles Ltd., Polarograph (Trade Publication), 104; Electronic Process- Controller (Trade Publication), 393; Cable Cleat (Trade Publication), 653; Miniature Recorder (Trade Publication), 653
  • Evode, Ltd., Additives for Improving concrete Floors, 832; Rapid-Drying Priming Paint, 838
  • Ewbank and Partners, Hunts Bay, Jamaica, Power Station, 668*
  • Excavator, Allis-Chalmers “ Tracto-Shovel,” 634*
  • — 15- to 20-cub. yd., “Caterpillar” Scraper
  • (Birtley Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • — 31-cub. yd. Drag-Line, Diesel-Engine (J.
  • Olding and Co., Ltd.), 565*
  • — Dragline, Orders Placed in United States
  • for, 32
  • — Hydraulic, Tractor-Mounted (J. C. Bam
  • ford)/,' 803*
  • — and Loader, Combined (Abelson and Co.
  • (Engineers), Ltd.), 409*
  • — Lorry-Mounted, “ Poclain ” (Winget, Ltd.),
  • 771*
  • — Trench-Digging (Gar Wood Industries), 569
  • — i-cub. yd., Truck-Mounted (Trade Publica
  • tion), 265
  • Exchange, Heat, Problems in High Pressure Boilers, 857
  • — of Students for Technical Experience, Inter
  • national Association of, Annual Report, 751
  • Exchangers, Heat, Finned Tubes for (Trade Publication), 9
  • Use of Extended-Surface Tubes as, 866*
  • Exeter Waterworks Reconstruction, 441
  • Exhaust Valves. See Valves
  • Exhibition, Aircraft, and Flying Display, Farnborough Aerodrome, 294*, 347*,378*
  • — Baghdad Trade Fair, 483, 507*, 538*, 646.
  • See Erratum, 622
  • — Birmingham, Zinc-Alloy Die Casters’ Asso
  • ciation, 578
  • — British Trade Fair, Copenhagen, 1955, 34,
  • 69
  • — Brussels Internationa], 1958, Arrangements
  • for, 782
  • — Building-Plant, Glasgow, 1955, 773
  • — Business Efficiency, Manchester, Opening
  • of, 163
  • — Chemical and Petroleum Engineering,
  • Olympia, 1958,454
  • — and Conferences, Forthcoming, 159, 281,
  • 414, 579, 710, 870
  • — and Congress, Public Works and Municipal
  • Services, Olympia, Programme of, 404 614, 634*, 666; 679, 705*
  • — Cycle and Motor-Cycle, London, 647
  • — of Historic Books on Astronomy, Science
  • Museum, 263
  • — Instrument Industries, British, 1955, Ar
  • rangements for, 6
  • — International, Commercial Motor Trans
  • port, Earl’s Court, 387, 410*, 445*, 476*
  • — Leipzig Fair, 354
  • — Lighting, British Thomson-Houston Co.,
  • Ltd., 736
  • — Machine-Tool, European, Milan, 358*,
  • 474*, 509*, 574*, 604*
  • Tool, International 1956, Arrangements for, 413
  • — Mobile, British Iron and Steel Research
  • Association Profiloscope, 243
  • — Model Engineer, 264*
  • — Motor Car, Earl’s Court, 540*, 576*, 608*
  • — Photographic, of Use of Concrete in
  • Buildings, 212
  • — Physical Society’s Competition for Appren
  • tices, 595
  • — Printing, International London, 1955,
  • Arrangements for, 6
  • — Production, Engineering, Olympia, 35, 70*,
  • 151*
  • — Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, Windsor
  • Great Park, 60*, 91*, 123*
  • — Scientific Apparatus, Institution of Civil
  • Engineers, 4*
  • — Scottish Industries, Glasgow, 264 326*,
  • 386
  • —- Television, and National Radio Show, 263
  • — Thermionic Valve, 529, 724
  • — Toolroom Machines, London, 684, 698*
  • — X-Ray Apparatus, 720
  • Experiments, Industrial, Design and Analysis of, by O. L. Davies (Review), 622 Experimental Tank. See Tank; Ship Models; Export, Institute of, Trade with Latin America, 842
  • Export Packing Services, Ltd., Research and Development Centre, 563*
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • Extrusion of Aluminium Alloys, Effect of Direction of, 394
  • FABER, O., and PARTNERS, Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560*; Sulphuric Acid Plant, Widnes, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • Factory Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Automatic, Conference on, 1955, 683
  • — Building, Expansion in, 3
  • — Chief Inspector’s Report, 1952, 33
  • — Development, Central Statistical Office
  • Blue Book, 354
  • — Employment of Women. See Labour
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Transformer, of Fuller Electrical and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., 564
  • — Welfare Work in. See Labour
  • Fair, Trade. See Exhibition
  • Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour, Ltd., Duplex Shell-Moulding Machine, 642*
  • Fairbrother, Hall and Hedges, Electronic Research Laboratory of Ferranti, Ltd., 514, 538*
  • Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., “ Gannet Mark 2 ” Trainer Aircraft, 379; “ Fairey Delta 2 ” Research Aircraft, 487*; Helicopter Development by, 714; “ Rotodyne ”
  • Helicopter Fitted with “ Eland ” Gas- Turbine Engines, 864*
  • “ Fairey Delta 2 ” Research Aircraft (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 487*
  • Falkirk Works of British Aluminium Co., Ltd., 55
  • Falmouth, Lord, on Education and Employment of Technologists, 777, 780
  • Falsework, Use of Bailey Bridging for, 218* Fan, Axial-Flow (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Booster, for Multi-Purpose Agricultural
  • Dryer (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 834*
  • — Forced and Induced-Draught, Carmarthen
  • Bay Power Station, 305
  • — and Ventilating Equipment (Trade Publica
  • tion), 334
  • Farming. See Agricultural; Tractors Farnborough Aerodrome Aircraft Exhibition and Flying Display, 294,* 347* 378*
  • Farrar, J., Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*
  • Farsley Works of D. Brown Tractors (Engineering), Ltd., Engine Test House at, 673
  • Fatigue Cracks in Copper, Development of, 720
  • — Industrial. See under Labour
  • — in Metals Due to Friction, 815*
  • — Tests of Metals. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials')
  • Faults in Engines, Diagnosis of (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Finder, Electronic, “ Auditec,” (W. Deneen
  • and Associates), 668*
  • Faure-Herman Electronic Flowmeter for Aircraft Fuel, 601*
  • Fawcett Preston and Co., Ltd., Hydraulic Intensifier for High Pressures, 836*
  • Fawley Oil Refinery, Extensions to, 583
  • Federation of British Industries, British Trade Fair, 1955, Copenhagen, 34, 69; Report on Shortage of Science Teachers, 199; Baghdad Trade Fair, 483, 507*; 538,
  • 646. See Erratum, 622; Trade Promotion by, 646; Booklets on “ Career for Graduate in Industry ” and “ Industry and Graduate,” 713
  • Feed, Automatic, for Bench Power Press (Jones and Attwood, Ltd.), 868*
  • — Boiler, Equipment for (Trade Publication),
  • 73
  • — Heating System, Brunswick Wharf Power
  • Station, 529
  • — Pumps. See Pumps
  • — Water Softener. See WV/Zer
  • System, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 319
  • Treatment Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station (Permutit Co., Ltd.), 438
  • See also Water
  • Feeder-Protection (Trade Publication), 104 Fell Diesel-Mechanical Locomotive, British Railways, 773
  • Fellows Brothers, Ltd., Lifting and Moving Tackle (Trade Publication), 653
  • Female Labour. See Labour
  • Fendering for Reinforced-Concrete Ore Discharging Quay, 209*
  • Fenner, J. H. and Co., Ltd., “Torque-Arm” Speed Reducer, 742*; Belt Drives (Trade Publication), 753
  • Ferguson, H., Ltd., Rake, Side-Delivery, 60*; Pneumatically-Driven Hedgecutter, 61*; Tractor-Mounted Dump-Skip, 61
  • Ferguson, H., Motor-Car Construction by, 66 Ferguson Pailin, Ltd., Switchgear, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306*
  • “ Ferguson System ” of Tractors for Civil Engineering Purposes,(Trade Publication), 73
  • Ferguson Tractors, “ Shearmobile,” Sheep- Shearing Attachment for, 835
  • Ferranti Ltd., Radio Valves and Cathode-Ray Tubes (Trade Publication), 104; Micro- Wave Test Bench, 326*; Camera Unit for Photographing Television Stills, 471*; Electronic Research Laboratory, 514, 537*; Electronic Research, Products of, 537*; Moving-Coil Voltage Regulators (Trade Publication), 686
  • Ferro-Concrete. See Concrete, Reinforced Ferrous Materials, Electrolytic Derusting of, 235
  • Ferrum (England), Ltd., Compression Joints for Overhead Transmission Lines, 48*
  • Ferryfield Airport for Cross-Channel Car Ferry, 94*
  • Fertiliser Distributor, Tractor-Mounted (Transplanters (Robot), Ltd.,), 125*
  • Fettling Machine, Mobile, for Open-Hearth Furnace (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 190*
  • — Tools with Dust Suction Hoses (Holman
  • Brothers, Ltd.), 407*
  • Fewsters (Stocksfield) Ltd., Tractor-Mounted Dump-Skip, 61
  • Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Hydro-Electric Scheme, 357
  • Fiat, F.A., 25-h.p., Diesel Engine for Crawler Tractor, 412*
  • Fibreglass, Ltd., Method of Fixing Fibreglass Sheeting, 603*
  • — for Ships’ Hull Construction (Halmatic,
  • Ltd.), 252.* See Erratum, 398
  • Fielding and Platt, Ltd., Hydraulic Baling Press for Scrap Metal, 571*
  • Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, British Military Vehicles Display, 451, 473*
  • Files and Chisels, “ Despatch,” (Trade Publication), 722
  • Filing System, Automatic, Remington Rand, Inc., 583
  • Films, Cinema, on Abrasives and Grinding Wheels (Trade Publication), 753
  • “ Clear Road Ahead ” (Permali, Ltd.), 24 of Coal Conveyor (R. Sutcliffe, Ltd.), 767 on “ Craftsmen Welders,” Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., 49
  • of Die-Casting, 578
  • Domestic Generator Sets, Big Six Film Unit, 732
  • on Non-Ferrous Metal Tubes (Yorkshire Copper Works, Ltd.), 766
  • on Oil Prospecting and Gas Turbines, Petroleum Films Bureau, 751
  •  ?— — Owen Falls Hydro Electric Power Plant, 869
  • Projector, “Ampro,” 327
  • on Steelmaking (Merton Park Studios), 215
  • — — of Tilbury Elstree 275-kV Supergrid, 421
  • — Coating, Polyvinyl Alcohol (May and Baker,
  • Ltd.), 296
  • Filmsetting Machines, Types and Development of, 451, 460, 491. See LETTER 652
  • Filter for Aviation Fuels (Automotive Products Co., Ltd.), 217
  • — Elements, Sintered, Properties of, 852 Finch, B., and Co., Ltd., Tubular Building
  • Structure, 603*
  • Finlarig Hydro-Electric Scheme, 35,294-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • “ Fintube ” Extended-Surface Heat Exchangers, 866*
  • Fire and Atomic Bomb, by D. I. Lawson (Review), 232
  • •— Doors, Eliminator, Use for Smoke Abatement in Boilers, 793*
  • Firebricks. See Refractow Materials Firedamp in Collieries, Use of, 327, 355
  • — Use in Dual-Fuel Engines, 363
  • “ Firlec ” Magnetic Clutch for Motor Cars, 610*
  • Firms, Small, Capital for, 678
  • Management in, Pamphlet on, 646 Firminy Forging' Shop at Ateliers et Forges de la Loire, 523
  • Fischer, G., Ltd., Automatic Copying Lathe, 474*
  • Fischer-Tropsch Process, Developments of, 200 Fish Ladder for Loch Luichart Dam, 631* Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, Sedgefield, Durham, 661*
  • Fisher, Dr. J. W., the Late, 262
  • Fisher and Ludlow; Ltd., Open-Metal Flooring (Trade Publication) 458
  • Fishplates, Insulating, “ Permali,” 24 Fitzgerald, T., the Late, 453
  • Flame Failure Equipment, Electronic, for Gas- Fired Installations (Elcontrol Ltd.), 567*
  • — Oil and Gas, in Open-Hearth Furnaces,
  • Length of, 818
  • Flanges, Pipe, Marking of, Hydraulically- Operated Machine for (Trade Publication), 784
  • Flaws, L. J., on Research on Abatement of Smoke from Boilers, 793*
  • Fleet. See Warships
  • Fleming, Sir J. A., Work on Thermionic Valve, 529, 613, 724; Memorial to, 529, 724
  • “ Flexbac ” Marking Rope (Trade Publication), 753
  • Flexible Drives (Gilmans), Ltd., Built-up Tungsten-Carbide Burs, 539*
  • Flight. See Aeronautics
  • Flood Control in India, Plans for, 715 Schemes in Iraq, 39
  • Flooding, Protection of Coastal Lands Against, 404*, 425, 428*
  • “ Floodmaster ” Centrifugal Pump, 666*
  • Floors, Concrete, Additives for Improving, 832
  • — Slabs, Concrete, Horizontal Cracks in, Re
  • cording Instrument for (W. S. Atkins and Partners), 601*
  • Flooring, Open-Metal (Trade Publication), 458 Flotation Plant, Coal-Preparation Plant, Mansfield Colliery, 769*
  • Flour-Carrying Wagon, 12|-ton (H. Simon, Ltd.), 23*
  • Flow, Heat, Hatfield Meter Discs (Joyce, Loebl and Co., Ltd.), 47*
  • — Indication Panels for Ore-Preparation Plant
  • of Steel Company of Wales, Ltd., 49*
  • — Pipe, Analyser for, 5
  • — of Viscous Incompressible Fluid in Tri
  • angular Duct, 298*
  • Flowmeter, Electronic, for Aircraft Fuel (Integral, Ltd.), 601*
  • Flue Gases, Metal Recovery from, 488
  • Treatment at Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • Washing in Power Stations, 623
  • Fluids, Abrasive, Centrifugal Pumps for (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Carrying Abrasive Materials, Centrifugal
  • Pumps for (Trade Publication), 334
  • — Friction. See Friction; Hydrodynamics
  • — Viscous Incompressible, Flow in Triangular
  • Duct, 298*
  • Fluon-Impregnated Bearing, Self-Lubricating, 853*
  • Fluorescent Lighting (Trade Publication), 653 Fluorine Emission from Works, Investigations on, 119
  • “ Flying Bedstead,” Jet-Lift Vehicle, 381, 422*
  • — Boats. See Aeronautics
  • Fodens, Ltd., 5/6-cub. yd. Dump Truck with 84-b.h.p. Diesel Engine, 445*
  • Fogg, B., on Mechanism of Simple Drawing Operation, 551*. See 425, 431*
  • Folland Aircraft, Ltd., “Folland Midge” Fighter Aeroplane, 232; “ Gnat ” Fighter Aeroplane, 232; “Midge” Fighting Aeroplane, 347*
  • Folland, H. P., the Late, 356
  • “ Folland Midge ” Fighter Aeroplane (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 232
  • Food Investigation Board, Annual Report, 395 Ford, J. P., on British Trade with Latin America, 842
  • Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Pre-Set Linkage Control for Agricultural Tractor, 60; Exhibits at Production Exhibition, 70*, 152*; Compaction Moulding Process for Rocker Arms, 152*; 5-cwt. “Thames” Motor Van, 446*; and Ransomes Sims and Jefferies Ltd., Production of Agricultural Tools by, 678
  • Ford “ Vedette ” Motor Car, 608*
  • Foreign Aid Bill of United States, 194
  • Forest Products Research Board, 1953, Annual Report, 198
  • Forgemasters’, National, Association: Joint Meeting with La Chambre de la Grosse Forge FranQaise:
  • Problems in Manufacture and Ultrasonic Inspection of Heavy Upset Steel Forgings, by C. Roques, C. Dubois and P. Bastien, 523
  • Reversible Deformation During Thermal Stability Testing of Rotor Forgings, by Dr. H. H. Burton and J. E. Russell, 523
  • Continuous Grain-Flow Process, by P. Verot, 523
  • Forge Furnaces, by L. Bailly, Dr. F. W. Jones and A. Barker, 523
  • Production of Reaction Vessel at Creusot Works, 523
  • Trepan Boring with Tungsten-Carbide Tipped Tools, by W. Somers, Ltd., 523
  • 35,000-ton Die-Forging Press for Light Alloys by J. G. Frith, 523
  • Firminy Forging Shop at Ateliers et Forges de la Loire, by G. Bois, 523
  • Forging, Application of Continuous Grain- Flow Process to, 523
  • — Hammers. See Hammers under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Steel, Ultrasonic and Thermal Stability
  • Testing of, 523
  • — Titanium (W. Jessop and Sons, Ltd.), 380
  • Form in Engineering Design 652
  • Fort Halstead, Medway Technology College Extensions to, 357
  • Forth Road Bridge. Proposals for Construction of. 810
  • “ Fortrex 35 ” Welding Electrodes (Trade Publication), 9
  • Foster Instrument Co., Ltd.I Control Instruments, Lackenby Works, 183; Thermo- Electric Pyrometers (Trade Publication), 9; “ Introscopes ” for Internal Inspections (Trade Publication), 849
  • Foster Wheeler, Ltd., Supplies of “Packaged ” Boilers, 5; Boilers for S.S. “ Orsova,” 56* Foulkes, R. A., on Soil Stabilisation in Germany, 268*
  • Foundations for Carmarthen Pay Power Station, 304*
  • — for Gasholder at Stafford (West’s Piling &
  • Construction Co., Ltd.), 738
  • — for Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long &
  • Co., Ltd., 181*
  • — Quay, Ore-Discharging Plant, Tyne Dock,
  • 207*
  • Foundry Accidents, Safety Footwear as Protection Against, 480
  • — Automatic, of Eberhard Manufacturing
  • Co., 647
  • — Dust Control in, 523
  • Suppression in, 36*
  • — Practice, “ Intricast ” Casting Method, 194 ?— Shell-Moulding Equipment for (Polygram
  • Casting Co., Ltd.), 54*, 284
  • Moulding Machine, “ Shelmolda Altus,” 642*
  • — Tame Bridge, W. and T. Avery, Ltd., 482,
  • 505*
  • — Worife See also D/e Casting
  • — Workers, Amalgamated Union of, Safety
  • Footwear in Foundries, 480
  • — See also Castings; Moulding
  • Foundrymen, Institute of British. See British “ Fourdrive ” 40-h.p. Agricultural Tractor, 835*
  • Fourways (Engineers), Ltd., Adjustable-Boom Mobile Conveyor, 216*
  • Fowler, J., and Co. (Leeds), Ltd., Tractor- Mounted Winch, 61; Crawler Tractor Equipment (Trade Publication), 653
  • Fox, S., and Co., Ltd., 60-ton Direct-Arc Tilting Furnace, 830*
  • “ F.-R. Nacton ” Trade Mark for Agricultural Tool 678
  • Fractionating Column, 120-ft., Heat Treatment of, 319
  • Fracture and Creep of Metals at High Temperatures, National Physical Laboratory Symposium on, 237*
  • Frames, Structural, Calculation of Influence Lines for, 827*
  • — Three-Pinned, for Prestressed-Concrete
  • Arched Silo, 665*
  • Frameworks, Slotted Angle Bars for, 742* Framing, Tubular, for Racing Motor Boat (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 135*
  • France and England, Electric-Power Cable between, 490
  • — See also French
  • Francis Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic
  • Fraser and Chalmers Works, General Electric Co., Ltd,, Steam Turbines (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Stills for Blending Synthetic Resins, 18*.
  • See Erratum, 68
  • Free-Energy Diagram of System Titanium- Oxygen, 427
  • Freeman, Prof. J. W., on Metallographic Structure and Creep, 239
  • Freemens Meadows Power Station, Mechanical Coal-Wagon, Marshalling Yard, 377*
  • “ Fregate,” Renault, Motor Car, Rear-Wheel Suspension of, 541*
  • French National Railways, Electric Locomotives for Valenciennes-Thionville Line, 16*; 50-Cycle, Single-Phase Electric Traction on, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • — See also France
  • Friction, Metallic, Application to Engineering Problems, 814*
  • — Surface, Australian Researches on, 785
  • Friedel, J., on Tertiary Creep and Fracture, 238
  • Frith, J. G., on 35,000-ton Die-Forging Press for Light Alloys, 523
  • Frith, P. H., on Fatigue Tests on Rolled Electric and Open-Hearth Alloy Steels, 854
  • Frobigher, Ltd., Taku River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 231*
  • Frost, Experimental Methods of Securing Protection Against, 817
  • Frost, Dr. N. E., on Fracture of 0-5 Molybdenum Steel, 237
  • Froude, R. E., Work at Haslar Experimental Tank, 424, 491, 496*
  • Froude, W., Unveiling of Memorial to, 423*; Work at Torquay Experimental Tank, 424, 491, 496*= Work on Naval Architecture, 455
  • Fruit Storage, Investigation on, 395
  • Fuel Atomiser, National Gas-Turbine Establishment, 381
  • — Aviation, Filter for (Automotive Products
  • Co., Ltd.), 217
  • — Consumption of Andritz Oil Engines, 862*
  • — — of 138-h.p. Lanova Oil Engine, 105*
  • 1 • 28-b.h.p. Single-Cylinder Petrol Engine 439*
  • 9,000-s.h.p. Sulzer Marine Diesel Engine, 708*
  • — Efficiency as Aid to Production, Course on,
  • 188
  • — Injection Systems For Motor Cars, 609*
  • — Institute of, Conference on Recovery of
  • Sulphur from Fuels, 278; Peat-Fired Power Stations, by W. Cronin and J. F. Lang, 735
  • — Motor. See also Alcohol; Benzol; Gas;
  • — Oil. See O/7 Fuel
  • — and Power, Ministry of, Gas and Electricity
  • (Borrowing Powers) Bill, 67; Exhibits at Production Exhibition, 71*; 1,750-h.p.
  • Coal-Burning Gas-Turbine Locomotive, 326, 351; Gas Council Annual Report, 516
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Research Board, Annual Report, 200
  • — Station, Boiler Tests by, 337; Use of
  • Eliminator Fire-Door for Abatement of Smoke from Boilers, 793*; Science Museum Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station, 837
  • — Smokeless, Research on Production of, 806
  • — Solid, Increased Thermal Efficiency by
  • Gasification, O.E.E.C. (Review), 9
  • Fuel. See also Coal; Oil; Gas; Peat; Pulverised Coal
  • Fulham, London, Cement Depot of Cement Marketing Co., Ltd., 546, 560*
  • Fuller Electrical and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., 32/132-kV Transformers, Rye House Power Station, 157; Factory Transformer, 564
  • Fulmer Research Institute, Work of, 615, 616. See LETTER, 719
  • Funditor, Ltd., Machine for Marking Pipe Flanges and Graduating Flywheels (Trade Publication), 784
  • “ Fural ” Roof and Wall Cladding (Trade Publication), 233
  • Furnace, Annealing, for Aluminium (Stordy Engineering Co., Ltd.), 88
  • — Blast, at Scunthorpe Ironworks, 186*
  • — Boiler. See Stoker
  • — Carbon-Tube, for Chemical Research
  • (Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.), 729*
  • — Control, Automatic (Trade Publication),
  • 488
  • — Electric (Trade Publication), 589
  • — — Alloy Steels Made in, Fatigue Tests of,
  • 854
  • Arc, 2,000-kVA (G. W.B. Furnaces, Ltd.), 774*
  • Arc, Tilting, 60-ton (Birlec Ltd.), 830* Box-Type (Trade Publication), 201
  • 36-kW for Gelling Polyvinyl Chloride (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 295
  • — — Heat-Treatment (Birlec, Ltd.), 117* Silicon-Carbide Elements for (Morgan
  • Crucible Co., Ltd.), 380*
  • Silicon-Carbide Elements for (Trade Publication), 458
  • — Enamelling (Trade Publication), 170
  • — Forge, Discussion on, 523
  • — Gas-Fired, for Heat-Treating 120-ft.
  • Fractionating Column, 319
  • — Melting, Gas-Fired, for Aluminium
  • (Gibbons Brothers, Ltd.), 87*
  •  ?— Open-Hearth, Defects and Need for Improvement, 722
  • Hearth, Fatigue Tests on Alloy Steels Made in, 854
  • Hearth, Flames and Output, Glasgow Conference, Programme, 284
  • Hearth, Measurement and Influence of Preheat in, 819
  • Hearth, Mobile Fettling Machine for (Blaw-Knox, Ltd.), 190*
  • Hearth, Oil Firing in, 195
  • Hearth, 360-ton Tilting, at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • — for Production of Fine Tungsten Wire,
  • 175*
  • — Reheating, Design and Performance of,
  • 818
  • — Sintering, Atmospheres for Industrial
  • Practice, 852
  • — Tilting, 60-ton Direct-Arc (Birlec Ltd.), 830*
  • — See also Coke Ovens; Cupolas
  • Furniss, W. M. B., the Late, 617
  • Fuses, Cartridge (Trade Publications), 104, 393
  • — and Switches, Composite Units of, Specification, 753
  • Future Sources of Energy, by P. C. Putnam (Review), 361
  • GALION (GREAT BRITAIN), LTD., 50-h.p. Motor Grader, 707*
  • “ Gannet Mark 2 ” Trainer Aircraft (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 379
  • Gantry, Crane', Shear Centre for Girder of, 690*
  • — for Woodhead New Tunnel, Construction, 21*
  • — See also Crane
  • Gar Wood Industries, Trench-Digging Machine, 569
  • Garcke’s Manual (Review), 136
  • Gardening Implements, Mechanical, Output of, 747
  • Gardiner, H. W. B., on Shaft Distortion in Steam Turbines, 758
  • Gardner, G. W. H., on Guided Missiles, 692*, 811
  • Gardner Machine Co., Double-Spring Grinding Machine, 574*; Grinding Machines, 772*
  • Gas Appliances, Temperature Indicating and Controlling Instrument for, 212*
  • — Butane, Domestic Cooking Appliances for
  • Use with, Specification, 297
  • — Carbon Dioxide. See Carbon Dioxide
  • — Cleaning Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187
  • — Coal, Use for Running-in and Test of
  • Petrol Engines, 673*
  • — Coke-Oven. See Coke Oven
  • — Compressor, Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant
  • (Beiliss and Morcom, Ltd.), 664
  • — Council, Search for Natural Gas, 3;
  • Stockton-on-Tees ^Carbonising Plant, 30*; “ Rochdale” Carbonisation Process, 162, 188*; Tests of Gas Thermostat, 212*,; Heat Treating of 120-ft. Fractionating Column, 319; Annual Report and Statement of Accounts, 516; Pre-stressed- Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*; Catalytic Oil-Gas Plant at Stafford, 737*
  • — Cylinders in, 75*
  • — Dust in, Sampling of, 14
  • — and Electricity (Borrowing Powers), Bill, 67
  • — Fired Furnaces. See Furnaces.
  • — Installations, Electronic Flame-Failure
  • Equipment for, 567*
  • — Flue, from Industrial Boilers, Losses
  • through, 327, 335*
  • Metal Recovery from, 488
  • Treatment, at Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • Washing in Power Stations, 623
  • — Industrial Uses of, 452
  • — Industry, Career in, Pamphlet on, 484
  • Gas Integrate, S.p.A., Two-Stage Coal-Gas Producer, 90*
  • Gas Making at Catalytic Oil-Gas Plant, Stafford, 737*
  • — and Oil Flames in Open-Hearth Furnaces,
  • Length of, 818
  • — Producer. See Producer
  • — Production at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant,
  • 661*
  • — Thermostat (Accurate Recording Instru
  • ment Co.), 212*
  • — Turbine. See Turbine
  • — Washing Plant at Electricity-Generating
  • Stations, Introduction of, 779
  • at Power Stations, 718. See 715
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, etc. Gasholder, Spiral-Guided, at Stafford (R. and J.
  • Dempster, Ltd.), 738
  • Gasification of Solid Fuels, Increased Thermal Efficiency of, O.E.E.C. (Review), 9
  • Gasket Covers, Polytetrafluorethylene (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 48
  • Gasoline. See Engine, Petrol; Aeronautics Gasworks, Dumbarton, Extensions to, 503
  • — Partington, “ Rochdale ” Carbonisation
  • Process at, 162, 188*
  • — Stockton-on-Tees Carbonising Plant, 30*
  • — Stress Corrosion Cracking in, Report on,
  • 747
  • Gates for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 630*
  • — Sluice, for Water Control (Trade Publica
  • tion), 426
  • Gateway Film Productions, Ltd., Film of Owen Falls Hydro-Electric Power Plant, 869
  • Gatwick Airport, Report on Development of, 130
  • Gauge, Indicator, Precision (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Load-Capacity, for Fork-Lift Truck (Lans
  • ing Bagnall, Ltd.), 153
  • — Tank-Contents, Remote-Reading (Bayham,
  • Ltd.), 472*
  • Gauging Wagon for Structures, British Railways, 469*
  • Gawn, Dr. R. W. L., on Admiralty Experiment Works, Haslar, 424, 496. See 491
  • Gear, Brake,for Mine Car (Distington Engineering Co., Ltd.), 733*
  • — Cutting Machines. See Machine Tools
  • — Manufacturers Association, British, Mea
  • surement of Gears, 779, 789*
  • — Measuring Instruments, Construction and
  • Development of, 779, 789*
  • — Planetary, for 30-ton Driving Axle (Kirk
  • stall Forge Engineering, Ltd.), ATI*
  • — Reduction, Epicyclic, for “ Eland ” Turbo
  • Propeller Aero Engine, 121*
  • — Reversing. See Reversing Gear
  • — Spur, Grinding Machine for (Stuart Davis,
  • Ltd.), 732*
  • — Steering. See Steering
  • — Testing Machine, Rolling (J. Goulder &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 791*. See 779
  • — Trains, Anti-Backlash Device for (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 837*
  • Geared Turbines, Marine. See Marine Propulsion
  • Gearing, Helical, Spur and Worm (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Reduction, Heavy-Duty Lubricating Oil for
  • (C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd.), 731
  • “ Gecalloy ” Low-Loss Cores and Micropowder Magnets (Trade Publication), 265
  • Gee, Walker and Slater, Ltd., Laboratories of British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, 593; A.C.V. Sales, Ltd., Spare Parts Store, 731*
  • General Electric Co., Ltd., Instrument for Measuring Carburising Quality of Atmosphere, 13; Television Equipment for Radio Link Across Alps, 63*; 25-MW Alternators for Tungatinah Hydro-Electric Scheme, 115*; Thickness Meter for Non- Ferrous Layers, 120*; Equipment for 3,030-h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-Current Locomotive, 178*; 5,000-kW Turbo-Generator at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long& Co., Ltd., 184; Fraser and Chalmers Works, Steam Turbines (Trade Publication), 233; 36-kW Electric Furnace for Gelling Polyvinyl Chloride, 295; Research on Properties and Applications of Semi-Conductors, 290, 312*; Views on Export Trade, 448; Fractional Horse-Power Electric Motor, 504; Automatic Train- Announcement System, 599*; Heavy Alloys for Aircraft (Trade Publication), 653; Automatic Boiler Control at Huncoat Power Station, 669* ; Rectifier Units for Plating Vats, 704; Spot-Welding Machine for Thin-Walled Tubes, 704*; Wire- Operated Signalling and Control_ Unit, 734*; Apparatus for Determination of Carbon in Metals, 755*; Mansfield Colliery, Coal-Preparation Plant, 769*; Decorative Lighting for Ships (Trade Publication), 784; Carrier Communication on Power Network for Irish Electricity Supply Board, 800*; Performance of Electrical Air-Break Contacts, 826*; Anti-Backlash for Use in Gear Trains, 837*; Radio Valve Assembly by Induction Heating, 864; Infra-Red Plant for Quick Drying of Varnish for Printing, 867*
  • General Radiological Ltd., Shockproof and Rayproof X-Ray Unit, 720
  • Generating Machine, Gear. See Gear under Machine Tools
  • — Set, 1 -2-h.p. Petrol-Driven (A. C. Morrison
  • (Engineers), Ltd.), 125
  • Small, Controls for (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Station. See Power Station
  • Generator for Diesel-Electric Locomotives, Design of, 225
  • — Diesel-Electric, Stand-by (Trade Publica
  • tion), 41
  • — Electric, for Aircraft, 458
  • Alternating-Current, for Aircraft Test Rig, 531*
  • Alternating-Current, Range of SelfExciting (A.E.G. Electric Co., Ltd.), 735 at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538
  • Generator, Electric, 10-MW, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 318*
  • 52 • 5-MW, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529*, 568
  • 12 - 5-MW, Brush Ljungstrom, Hunts Bay Power Station, 668*
  • 61-MVA, Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • 52 • 5-MW, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • 30-MW, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 438*
  • Diesel-Driven, at Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., 148*
  • 32-kVA Diesel-Driven, Rowridge Television Transmitting Station, 702
  • Dual-Voltage, Diesel Driven, for Aircraft Maintenance Work, 531*
  • 10-kW, with Duplicate Diesel-Engines (Austinlite, Ltd.), 535*
  • for European Power Stations, 566
  • 35-294-kVA, Finlarig Hydro-Electric Plant, 250*
  • Gas-Turbine Driven, 60-h.p. (Petbow, Ltd.), 705*
  • High-Frequency (Trade Publication), 9 High-Frequency, with Permanent-Magnet Excitation (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 703*
  • — 12-MW, Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 633
  • — 60-MW, Marchwood Power Station, 441 Mobile Sets (Trade Publication), 653 20-MVA Motor-Alternator, for Test
  • Plant, 308*
  • Production in United States, 582
  • 32-MW, Rye-House Power Station, 156* — 1,200-kW, S.S. “ Orsova,” 58*
  • 44,444-kVA, Roxburgh Hydro-Electric Plant, 250*
  • Testing Plant for, British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd., 308*
  • for Tropical Power Plants, 202
  •  : 25-MW, Tungatinah Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 115*
  • 450-kW, Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 496
  • for Wind Power Plants, 202
  • See also Turbo-Generators; Generator Set
  • — Sets, Domestic, Cinema Film of (J. and H.
  • McLaren, Ltd.), 732
  • in Ships, Vibration Reduction by Rubber Mountings, 556*
  • — Transformer Units, Bare Copper Conduc
  • tors for, 143*
  • Genevoise, Societe, d’lnstruments de Physique, Precision Rotary Table for Measurement of Gears, 790. See 779
  • Geophone, Refraction (O. Pell Control, Ltd.), 773*
  • George, W. and J., and Becker, Ltd., and Griffin and Tatlock, Ltd., Amalgamation of, 102
  • Georgia Highway Conference, Economics of Earth-Moving, by L. E. Schumacher, 198
  • German Competition, Effect on British Trade, 810, 811
  • — Export Trade, 6114
  • — Labour Unrest, 226
  • — Road Research Society, Soil Testing by, 272
  • — Shipbuilding Industry, Recovery of, 386
  • — Steel Industry, Output by, 195 Germanium Crystal Triode, Development of,
  • 325
  • — Diodes in Glass Envelopes (Mullard, Ltd.),
  • 673
  • — as Semi-Conductor, Research on, 312* Germany, Soil Stabilisation in, 268*
  • — Working Hours and Earnings in, 480
  • Gerrard, J., and Sons, Ltd., Connah’s Quay Power Station, 436*
  • Getting Together, Building-Trade Brochure, 416 Gibb, Sir A., and Partners, Tame Bridge Foundry, 482, 505*; Conon Valley Hydro- Electric Scheme, 615, 629*
  • Gibbons Brothers, Ltd., Gas-Fired Melting Furnace for Aluminium, 87
  • Gibbons-Heurtey, Ltd., Gas Producer at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 663*
  • Giddings and Lewis Machine Tool Co., Boring and Drilling Machine, 575*; Boring and Drilling Machine with British Thomson- Houston Tracer Equipment (Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 510*
  • Gilbert, Dr. F. L., on Phenolic Casting Resins for Sheet-Metal Pressing, 728
  • Gilkes, G., and Gordon, Ltd., Tractor-Mounted Centrifugal Pump, 287*; 8-in. Kaplan Hydraulic Turbine, 440*; Turbines for Pumps, Exeter Waterworks, 441; 450-kW Impulse-Type Hydraulic Turbine, 495
  • Gill, H. A., the Late, 617
  • Gilman, G. W., on Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Ginman, A. H., the Late, 651
  • Girder, Prestressed-Concrete, for Bridge on Nottingham-Mansfield Railway, 741
  • — Steel, Multi-Channel Dynamic-Strain Re
  • cording Equipment for, 493*
  • — Torsion Centre of, 688*
  • — See also Beams; Bridges; Floors
  • Girling, Ltd., Disc Brakes for Passenger Vehicles, 477*
  • Gisla Hydro-Electric Scheme, Island of Lewis, 868
  • Glacier Metal Co., Ltd., Dry Bearing with Plastic-Impregnated Bronze Matrix, 728
  • Glasgow Building-Plant Exhibition, 1955, 773
  • — Conference on Open-Hearth Furnace
  • Flames and Output, Programme, 284
  • — Corporation, Proposed Underground Rail
  • way Extensions, 751
  • — Non-Destr uctive Testing Congress at, 787
  • — Pinkston Electric-Generating Station, Ex
  • tensions to, 838
  • — Railways, Proposed Electrification of, 323
  • — Scottish Industries Exhibition, 264, 326*,
  • 386
  • Glass Envelopes, Germanium Diodes in (Mullard, Ltd.), 673
  • — Fibre for Reinforcing Plastic Tools, 727
  • Ba Melting Tank, Level Measurement System for (Hartford-Empire Co., Ltd., and G. Kent, Ltd.), 774*
  • Glass Models for Stress Determination. See Photo-Elastic
  • — Non-Reflecting (Pilkington Brothers, Ltd.),
  • 647, 842
  • — Reflectibility of, 842
  • Gleason Works, Gear-Cutting Machine, 574
  • Glenfield and Kennedy, Ltd., Apprenticeship Scheme, 484; Gates for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 630*
  • Gloag, Major V. F., the Late, 749
  • Glossaries, Technical, Standard Terms for, 660
  • Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Rolling Stock for London Tube Railways, 642*; Aluminium Cars for Toronto Subway, 658
  • Glues, Resin, for Building Purposes (Trade Publication), 753
  • Synthetic, Equipment for Use with (Trade Publication), 41
  • “ Gnat ” Fighter Aeroplane, 232
  • Gold Coast, Accra, Submarine Pipeline at, 303* Civil-Engineering Developments in, 291 Volta River Aluminium Scheme, 163
  • — Effect on Titanium, 427
  • Goldie. H. R., on Molybdenum Disulphide and Graphite Lubricants, 293. See 171. See LETTERS, 229, 486, 584
  • Golding, W. E., on Economic Aspects of Wind Power Plants, 202
  • Goodman, L. L., on Value of Change, 421. See 385
  • Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company, “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • Goulder, J., and Sons, Ltd., Rolling Gear Testing Machine, 791*. See 779
  • Government Investigation on Prices, Profits and Wages, 192
  • — and Problem of Investment, 66
  • —Railways. See Railways
  • Governors for Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 41
  • Grabs, Voorwinde, for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • Grader, Motor, Heavy-Duty (Trade Publication), 265
  • — Road, 50-h.p. Diesel-Engined (Galion
  • (Great Britain), Ltd.), 707*
  • Graduate in Industry, Federation of British Industries Booklets, 713
  • — Teachers of Mathematics and Science,
  • Report on, 1
  • Grain, Agricultural Dryer for (B. E. Parsons), 834*
  • — Boundary, Deformation and Fracture, 239 —Drying, Handling and Storage Experiments
  • on, 15
  • Plant, Multi-Purpose (B. E. Parsons), 834*
  • Ventilated Silos for, 834
  • — Handling Plant, Elevator for (R. A. Lister
  • and Co., Ltd.), 835*
  • — Refinement in Copper Alloys, 362
  • Graneek, M., on Testing Ball Bearings at High Speed, 695*
  • Grant, F., the Late, 421
  • Grant, Prof. N. J., on Grain-Boundary Participation in Creep Deformation, 239
  • Granular Beds, Deposited, Porosity in, Investigations on, 558*
  • Graphite, Colloidal (Trade Publication), 753
  • Grass, Agricultural Dryer for (B. E. Parsons), 834*
  • — Crushing for Hay, Experiments in, 15*
  • Grassam, Dr. N. S. J., on Experiment to Illustrate Creep, 74*
  • Grates. See Stoker
  • Graving Dock. See Dock
  • Gravity Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • Gray, A. H., on Measurement of Steam- Turbine Rotor Movements, 758
  • Gray, F. A., on Design and Performance of Reheating Furnaces, 818
  • Great Grimsby Coal, Salt and Tanning Co., Ltd., Use of Polyvinyl Chloride in “Oil Skins,” 295
  • “ Great Wheel ” at Laxey, Isle of Man, Centenary of, 388*
  • Green, E. C., on Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Sintered Heavy Alloys, 853
  • Green, R. and H., and Silley Weir, Ltd., Employees’ Strike owing to Redundancy Arrangements, 416, 480, 511, 643
  • Greenwich Observatory, Royal, Herstmon- ceux, Astronomer Royal’s Report, 233
  • — Phoenix Wharf, Prestressed-Concrete Silo
  • for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Grey, W. O., the Late 845
  • Grids, Resistance, Cast-Iron (Trade Publication), 653
  • Griffin and George, Ltd., Formation of, 102
  • Griffin and Tatlock, Ltd., and W. and J. George and Becker, Ltd., Amalgamation of, 102
  • Griffiths, H., the Late, 39
  • Griffiths, M. V., on Use of Small Heat Pumps, 750
  • Grime, G., on Vehicle Characteristics and Road Accidents, 339*. See 328, 354, 360
  • Grinding Machines. See Machine Tools
  • — Mills, Clinker, Mason’s Cement Works, 221 High-Speed, for Laboratory Use, 766* Grit Emission, Air Pollution Caused by,
  • Report on, 718. See 715
  • Groynes for Coast Protection, Models of, 4
  • — Construction for Sea Defence Works,
  • 404*, 428*
  • Guards for Cement-Kiln Rollers (Trade Publication), 753
  • Guildford Substation, Miniature Control Equipment at, 462
  • Gun, Extrusion, for Repointing Brickwoik, 5
  • — Spray (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Welding, Water-Cooled (Quasi-Arc Co.,
  • Ltd.), 349*
  • Gunn, D. C., on Efficient Generation of Industrial Steam, 335*. See 327
  • Gunsight, Gyroscopic, for Aircraft, 53.7
  • G.W.B. Furnaces, Ltd., Supplies of Packaged!7’’ Boilers, 5; Contactors with Sintered Tungsten-Silver Contacts, 569*; Electric Control Gear (Trade Publication), 722; 2,000-kVA Electric-Arc Furnace 774*
  • Gwyer, R. G. B., on Manchester-Sheffield
  • Electric-Train Speeds, 453. See 387 Gyroscope for Turn-and-Slip Aircraft Indicator, 172*
  • HABIB, R., Precision Tool-Sharpening Machine, 510*
  • Hack-Sawing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Hackbridge and Hewittic Electric Co., Ltd., Rectifiers for Mining Service (Trade Publication), 9; 675-kW Mobile Rectifier Equipment, 71; Selenium Rectifiers (Trade Publication), 104; Transformers for Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 307
  • Hague, International Internal-Combustion Engine Congress, Arrangements for, 72
  • “ Hainsworth ” Variable-Speed Belt Drives (Trade Publication), 753
  • Halcrow, Sir W., and Partners, Woodhead New Tunnel, 20*; Marchwood Power Station, 441; Glasgow Underground Railway Extensions, 751; Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 796*
  • Hall, J. and E., Ltd., Ice Rink at Baghdad Trade Fair, 507
  • Hall, J. F., on Diamond Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, 760*
  • Hall, J. S., on Measurement of Steam-Turbine Rotor Movements, 758
  • Halmatic, Ltd., Motor Cruiser “ Perpetua ” with Deborine Fibreglass Hull, 252.* See Erratum, 398
  • Halsbury, Earl of, on Degree Men, 97. See LETTER, 357; on Need for Technological Universities, 777, 781
  • Halsey, R. J., on Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Halst and Co., Ltd., Foundations for Refuse- Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*
  • Hamilton, Dr. S. B., on Engineering History, 517
  • Hammers. See Machine Tools
  • — Mill, Portable, Petrol-Driven (Scottish
  • Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd.), 125*
  • Hancock and Co., Ltd., Oxygen-Cutting Profiling Machines (Trade Publication), 753
  • Hand Tool, Multi-Purpose (Trade Publication), 753
  • Handbooks, Technical, Production of (Trade Publication), 686
  • Handley Page, Ltd., “ Herald ” Civil-Transport Aircraft, 350*
  • Handling, Bulk, for Raw Materials (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Equipment, Electric Motors in (Trade
  • Publication), 104
  • Mechanical, Export of, 779
  • — Grain, Bulk, Elevator for (R. A. Lister &
  • Co., Ltd.), 835*
  • — Materials, Conference on, Institution of
  • Production Engineers, 334
  • — Plant, Ash (Trade Publication), 849
  • Ash, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Ash, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • Ash, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437* Ash and Dust, Rye-House Power Station, 157
  • Coal (Trade Publication), 849
  • Coal, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Coal, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • — — Coal, Connah’s Quay Power Station,
  • 437*
  • Coal (Crone and Taylor (Engineering), Ltd.), 247*
  • Rye-House Power Station, 156
  • Coal and Coke, at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 661*
  • Coal and Coke, Stockton-on-Tees, Gasworks, 30*
  • at Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560* at Sulphuric Acid Plant, Widnes, 640*.
  • See Addendum, 774
  • at Tame Bridge Foundry, 505*
  • Wood, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 317*
  • — Slab, Machine, Aluminium (Birtley Engi
  • neering Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • — and Storage Plant for Iron Ore, Tyne Dock,
  • 207*
  • “ Handylad ” Aluminium Steps and Ladders (Trade Publication), 722
  • Hanovia Ltd., Water Steriliser (Trade Publication), 426; Mercury-Vapour Detector (Trade Publication), 458; Portable Fluorescent Flaw Detector (Trade Publication), 458; Ultra-Violet Radiation Meter, 768* Hansa Borgward. Motor Car, Swing Axle of, 542*
  • Haq, S. M., on Punjab Water, 167. See 99
  • Harby, A. J., on Diesel and Steam Traction for Steel Works, 301
  • Hardening of Metals. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Hardness Tests. See Tests (Materials')
  • Harland Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Rotovalve ” Hydraulic Valve, 19*; High-Tension Submersible Pump, 494*
  • Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Launch of S.S. “Southern Cross,” 258, 260*; 12-MW Francis Hydraulic Turbine, 633
  • “ Haro ” Tool-Sharpening Machine, 510*
  • Harper, J., and Co., Ltd., Cast-Iron Resistance Grids (Trade Publication), 653
  • Harrison, Dr. L., on Production of High- Strength Materials and Parts by Powder Metallurgy, 853
  • Harrogate, Air-Pollution Conference, Proceedings, 801
  • “ Hartex ” Sub-Divided Thread-Profile Taps (Trade Publication), 722
  • Hartford-Empire Co., Ltd., Level Measurement System for Glass-Melting Tank, 774*
  • Hartland Magnetic Observatory, Plans for, 234 Hartley-Ashby Repeatered-Cable. Laying Gear,
  • Model of, 4*
  • Hartley Electromotives, Ltd., “Martinet” Electronic Helmsman, 767*
  • Harvester. Potato, Packman (T. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 248*
  • Tractor-Driven, 15*
  • Harvey, D. W., on Dynamic Behaviour of Self-Excited Series Transductors, 399*. See 390
  • Harvey, R. F., on Smokelessness in Railway Locomotion, 452
  • Harwell, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Packing for Distillation Columns, 46*; Reactor School at, 449, 552. See Erratum, 652
  • Harwich, Parkeston Quay, Reconstruction of, 459
  • Haslar, Admiralty Experiment Works at, 424, 491, 496*
  • Hasler, S. A., Television Equipment for Radio Link Across Alps, 63*
  • Haslett, Dame C., on Electricity in Modern Home, 12
  • Hatfield Aerodrome, Control Tower for, 253* Hatfield Heat-Flow Meter Discs (Joyce, Loebl and Co., Ltd.), 47*
  • Hatfield Works, Office Building of de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., 82*
  • Hathernware, Ltd., Chemical Stoneware, 501* Haut-Rhin, Manufacture de Machines du, Automatic Turret Lathe, 607
  • Hawkesley Lecture on Recent Studies of Metallic Friction, 814*
  • Hay, Grass Crushing for, Experiments 15* Hayman, R. F., on Industrial Uses of Gas and Electricity; 452
  • Hayward-Tyler and Co., Ltd., 1,000-h.p. Electrically-Driven Submersible Pump, 741*; Circulating Pump for La Mont Boiler, 741
  • Head, Wrighison and Co., Ltd., 28-ton Scale- Car for Ore-Handling and Storage Plant, 211*
  • Head WrigHtson Aluminium, Ltd., Light Alloys -for Engineering Work (Trade Publication), 41
  • Head Wrighison Processes, Ltd., Catalytic Cracking' Unit at Antwerp, 517
  • Headlamps, 'Motor-Car, Investigations on, 371*
  • Heald “ Bore-Matic ” Machine with Magnetic-Tape Control, 25*
  • Health Hazards to Aircraft Ground Engineers, 463*
  • — Public, Maintenance of, Technical Institu
  • tions Scheme for, 420
  • Heat, Applied, and Heat Engines, by L. Pilborough (Review), 136
  • — Capacity of Laminations, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • — Dissipation from Bare Copper Conductors,
  • 143*
  • — Engines. See Engines; Turbines; Aero
  • nautics
  • — Exchange Problems in High-Pressure
  • Boilers, 857
  • — Exchangers, Finned Tubes for (Trade Publi
  • cation), 9
  • for 125-h.p. Gas-Turbine for Motor Car (Austin Motor Co., Ltd.), 293
  • — — Use Of Extended-Surface Tubes as, 866*
  • — Flow Meter Discs, Hatfield (Joyce, Loebl &
  • Co., Ltd.), 47*
  • — Insulation, Fibreglass, Method of Fixing
  • (Fibreglass Ltd.), 603*
  • — Pump, Domestic (Brentford Electric, Ltd.),
  • 539*
  • for Domestic Purposes, 750
  • for Domestic Space-Heating, 42
  • — Transfer in Industrial Boilers, 327, 335* System for Two-Stage Reheating, 245*
  • — Treatment of Metals. See Metallurgy
  • — Waste. See Waste Heat
  • Heater, Air, Bled-Steam, “ Weldex,” S.S. “ Orsova,” 57*
  • — and Coolers, Spiral-Tube (Trade Publica
  • tion), 520
  • — Feed-Water. See Feed
  • — Induction (Radio Heaters, Ltd.), 152*
  • — Sand, of British Cast Iron Research
  • Association, 114*
  • Heating, Ceiling Panel, for Office Building, 82*
  • — Induction, Use in Assembly of Radio
  • Valves, 864
  • — Steam, Coils, Aluminium-Alloy, for Oil
  • Tankers, 28*
  • — System for Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 661*
  • — and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of,
  • Summer Meeting, Bournemouth: Dust Suppression in Foundries, by W. B. Lawrie, 36*; Report of Proceedings, 102; Research on Abatement of Smoke from Boilers, by T. F. Hurley and L. J. Flaws, 793*
  • — of Vibrator Screens (Trade Publication), 653 Hedgecutter, Pneumatically-Driven (H. Ferguson, Ltd.), 61*
  • Hedley, Major G., the Late, 651
  • Heenan and Froude, Ltd., Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*; Thrust Cradle for Jet Engine, 380*; Photo-Electric Tachometer, 380*
  • Helical Gears. See Gears
  • Helicopters. See Aeronautics
  • “ Heligrind ” Machine for Spur Gears, 732* “ Helix ’’-Type Fuel Pumps, 93
  • Helmsman, Electronic, “ Martinet,” 767* Henley’s, W. T., Telegraph Works Co., Ltd., 22-kV Submarine Cable for Outer Hebrides, 345
  • Henschel und Sohn, G.m.b.H., 138-h.p.
  • Six-Cylinder Lanova Oil Engine, 105*
  • “ Herald ” Civil-Transport Aircraft (Handley Page, Ltd.); 350*
  • Herbert, A., Ltd., Magnetic-Tape Control for Precision Boring Machine, 25*; Ground Thread Taps (Trade Publication), 722; Aldridge Layout Fixture for Optical Projectors, 772*
  • Herbert, E. Le Q., on Oil-Refinery Equipment for Tropical Regions, 204
  • Hermann Pfauter Walzfrasmaschinenfabrik, Hobbing Machines for Worm-Gear Pinions, 606*
  • Heroult, Hall and Bayer Process for Aluminium Reduction, 395
  • Herring, E. A., the Late, 550
  • Herstmonceux, Royal Greenwich Observatory, Astronomer Royal’s Report, 233
  • Higgs aiid Hill, Ltd., Wood Lane Television Centre, 29
  • High Duty Alloys Ltd., Aluminium-Alloy Extrusions (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Frequency. See Electric
  • — Temperature Tests. See Tests (Materials) Highways. See Roads
  • Hilger and Watts Ltd., Optical Instruments (Trade Publication), 104; Infra-Red Spectrophotometer (Trade Publication), 104; Micro-Focus X-Ray Unit (Trade Publication), 298; Three-Metre Spectrograph (Trade Publication), 298; “ Uvi- spek ” Photo-Electric Spectrophotometer (Trade Publication), 393; Spectrographic Apparatus (Trade Publication), 849
  • Hill, Air Chief Marshal Sir R. M., the Late, 485*
  • Hillman “ Husky ” Estate Motor Car, 540*
  • Hilton, R. K., on Shaft Distortion in Steam Turbines, 758
  • Hippisley, E. T., the Late, 813
  • Hire Purchase and Appliance Sales, 678
  • — — Controls, Relaxation of, 98
  • Hiring Schemes for Machine Tools, 514, 842 History of Mathematics, by D. J. Struik (Review), 232
  • Hitch, Automatic, for Agricultural Tractor (D. Brown Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 93* H.M.SS. See under Warships
  • Hobbing Machines, Gear. See Gear under Machine Tools
  • Hoffmann Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Miniature Bearings (Trade Publication), 170
  • Hoists and Cranes, Difficulties in Inspection of Enclosed Parts, 519
  • — See also Cranes; Gantries; Transporters
  • Holman Brothers, Ltd., Fettling Tools with Dust Extractors, 407*; Pneumatic Drill with Cartridge-Type Air Motor, 707*; High-Speed Pneumatic Grinding Machine, 707* ; Impact Wrench (Trade Publication) 722
  • Holroyd, J., and Co., Ltd., Helical, Spur and Worm Gearing (Trade Publication), 686
  • Home Workshop, by W. R. Wellman (Review), 104
  • Honeycomb Structures, All-Metal, Fabrication and Properties of, 670*
  • Hong Kong as Market for British Engineering Goods, 725, 748
  • Hooper, H. R., the Late, 69
  • Hope, H., and Sons, Ltd., Flexible Cable for Window Control, 148
  • Hopkins, B. E., on Effect of Heat-Treatment on Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, 40; on Tensile and Impact Properties of Iron Alloys of High Purity, 40
  • Hopper for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • Horrocks, H., Automatic Tippler for Colliery Tubs, 412*
  • Horseley Bridge and T. Piggot, Ltd., Pipeline for Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495*
  • Horsfall, W. M., the Late, 749
  • Horticulture, Uses of Electricity in, 248
  • Hose Coupler, Air, Self-Sealing (Victoi Products (Wallsend), Ltd.), 409*
  • — Coupling, Air-Line, Heavy-Duty (Pneu
  • matic Components, Ltd.), 674*
  • Hospital, Christie, Manchester, Orthotron and Betatron at, 700*
  • Houdriflow Catalytic Cracking Unit ai Antwerp Oil Refinery, 517
  • Houdry Process Corporation, Catalytic Cracking Unit at Antwerp, 517
  • Houldsworth, Sir H., on Human Relations in Coal-Mining Industry, 32; on Progress of Mining Industry, 384; on Productivity and Manpower in Mining Industry, 807
  • Hounsfield Tensometer for Testing Rubber, 763*
  • Hours of Labour. See Labour
  • House, Heat Pumps for, 750
  • — of Lords, Debate on TecErfoiogical Educa
  • tion, 777, 780
  • — for Miners, Provision of, 511
  • — Use of Electricity in, 687
  • Housing and Local Government, Ministry of, Report on Gatwick Airport, 130
  • Howard Pneumatic Engineering Co., Ltd., Stainless-Steel Centrifugal Pumps (Trade Publication), 233; Portable Saws for Steel Sections (Trade Publication), 334; Centrifugal Pumps (Trade Publication), 393
  • “ Howard ” Tractor-Hauled Single-Pass Soil- Stabilisation Plant, 634*
  • Howarth, Dr. O. J. R., the Late, 39
  • Howden, J., and Co. (Land), Ltd., Air Heaters, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • Howe, Prof. G. W. O., on Genesis of Thermionic Valve, 724. See 613
  • Hudson and Manhattan Railroad, “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • Hughes, S. W., the Late, 421
  • Hulme, E. W., the Late, 550
  • Human Element in Administration, 482
  • — Nature, Effect of Science on, 289
  • — Operator Replaced by Electronically-
  • Controlled Mechanisms, 196
  • — Problems in Industry, Conference on,
  • 1956, 865
  • — Relations in Industry, 32, 1160 in Industry, Report on, 65 in Mining Industry, 32 in Shipbuilding Industry, 352
  • Hume Reservoir Dam, Murray River, Australia, 166*
  • Hume-Rothcry, Dr. W., on Liquidus Points of Titanium-Rich Alloys, 427
  • Humidity Chambers for Packing-Case Tests, 563*
  • — Control, Electric-Contact Hygrometer for
  • (Opancol Ltd.), 835
  • Humphreys and Glasgow, Ltd., Catalytic Oil-Gas Plant at Stafford, 737*
  • Huncoat Power Station, Automatic Boiler Control at, 669*
  • Hundy, Dr. B. Bl, on Yield Point in Steel, 486*. See 355, 366*, 459; on Accelerated Strain Ageing of Mild Steel, 786; Elimination of “Stretcher Strains,” in Mild-Steel Pressings, 786
  • Hunslet Engine Co., Ltd., 250-b.h.p. Diesel Locomotive for New Zealand, 311
  • Hunting Percival Aircraft, Ltd., Armed Percival Provost Aircraft, 294*; Jet Provost Training Aircraft, 294*
  • Hunts Bay, Jamaica, Power Station, 668* Hurley, T. F., on Research on Abatement of
  • Smoke from Boilers, 793* “ Husky ” Hillman Estate Motor Car, 540* Huttoft, Lincolnshire, Sea Defence Works at, 405*
  • Hydraulic Crane. See Crane
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Power Plant. See Power Plant
  • .— Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Pumps. See Pump
  • — Research Laboratory, Stockholm Royal
  • University, 676
  • Station, Miniature Liquid-Flow Meter, 396*
  • — System for 2,000-kVA Electric-Arc Furnace,
  • 774*
  • — Transport of Coal, Equipment for, Model of,
  • 5
  • of Solids, Investigations on, 50*
  • — Turbines. See Turbines; Pelton Wheels;
  • Power Plant
  • Hydraulics. See also Hydrodynamics; Irrigation; Water
  • Hydrodynamics, Flow of Incompressible
  • Fluid, 298*
  • — Miniature Liquid-Flow Meter, 396*
  • — Test Plant of Saunders-Roe, Ltd., 99, 110* Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario,
  • Annual Report, 848 Power Plant. See Power Plant Hydrofoil, Low-Drag, Tests on, 624 Hydrolysis Plant at Silicone Production Plant, Barry, 562
  • Hydromechanics Research Association, British, Investigation of Hydraulic Transport of Coal, 5; Activities of, 50*
  • Hygrometer, Electric-Contact, for Automatic
  • Humidity Control (Opancol Ltd.), 835
  • Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd., Test Rig for
  • Pneumatic and Vacuum Components of Military Aircraft, 78*; Relief and Vent Valves for Aircraft Fuel Tanks, 732
  • Hyster Co., Grid Roller for Salvaging Bituminous Road Material, 569*
  • “IBERIA,” S.S., Maiden Voyage of, 415
  • Ice on Conductor Rails, Semi-Automatic Equipment for Removal, 831*
  • — Rink, Baghdad Trade Fair (J. and E. Hall, Ltd.), 507
  • — See also Refrigeration
  • Iceland, Economic Conditions in, Report on, 747
  • Il Gas Integrate, S.p.A., Two-Stage Coal-Gas Producer, 90*
  • Illumination. See Light; Lighting; and Lamps under Electric
  • Image Amplifier (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 720
  • Impact Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Finned Tubes for Heat Exchangers (Trade Publication), 9; Polytetrafluorethylene Gasket Covers, 48; Condenser Tubes (Trade Publication), 104; Aluminium, Brass and Copper Products from Sheet and Strip (Trade Publication), 201; Drilling Plant for Anhydrite Mine, Billingham, 282*; Conference on Titanium, 515, 519;
  • Floating Water-Purification Plant, 539; Conference on Safety in Chemical Works, 643; Coupling Alignment Calculator, 703; Corrugated Copper Jointing Strips (Trade Publication), 753; Extension of Alcohol- Manufacturing Plant at Billingham, 811; Dispute at Scottish Works of, 839
  • — College of Science and Technology, Course
  • on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 69; Vacation School on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 457
  • Import Trade. See Trade
  • Impregnated Diamond Products, Ltd., “ Spar- catron ” Cutting Machine for Hard Metals, 684, 698*
  • Impregnating and Drying Machine for Laminated-Plastic Manufacture (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 18*. See Erraton, 68
  • Impulse Turbines. See Turbines
  • Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd., Enamelling Furnaces (Trade Publication), 170; Whiting-Type Cupola at Tame Bridge Foundrylag
  • — Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • Indentors, Diamond, for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, 760*
  • Index of Retail Prices, 128, 416, 288, 578 India, Bhakra Canal System, 99. See LETTER, 167
  • — Rubber. See Rubber
  • — Water and Power in, 715
  • Indian Government, Economic Programme of, 259
  • Test House, 200-ton Universal Testing Machine, 286*
  • — Iron and Steel Industry, Developments in,
  • 323
  • Indicator Diagram, 138-h.p. Lanova Oil Engine, 107*
  • — Displacement, for Structures, 5
  • — Gauge, Precision (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Load, for Wire Ropes (B. and A. Engi
  • neering Co., Ltd.), 120*
  • — Radio-Tuning (Mullard, Ltd.), 795 Induction. See Electric
  • — Motor. See Motor, Electric Industrial Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Agreements and Disputes. See Labour
  • — Alcohol. See Alcohol
  • — Arts Bursaries Competition, 210
  • — Aspects of Air Pollution, Conference of
  • Combustion Engineering Association, Harrogate, 801
  • — Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Economics. See Labour
  • Industrial Electronics, Inc., Electronic-Control Equipment (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Engineers, Society of, Conference on Work
  • Study and Planning Applied to Plant Maintenance, 228
  • — Engineering, British Productivity Council
  • Report on, 321, 322
  • — Experiments, Design and Analysis of, by
  • O. L. Davies (Review), 622
  • — Fatigue. See Labour
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Investment, Increase in, 482
  • — Machine and Equipment Co. (Brimpex),
  • Ltd., 21-cwt. Portable Lifting Machine, 217*
  • — Management. See (Forks Management
  • — Premises, Waste Water from, Disposal of.
  • Federation of British Industries (Review), 265
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Welfare. See Labour
  • Industries, British Federation of. See Federation
  • — Coal-Mining, in Korea, Advisory Teams for,
  • 228
  • — Effect of Social Services on, 288
  • — Human Problems in, Conference on, 1956,
  • 865
  • Relations in, 32, 160
  • — Impact of National Service on, Conference
  • onf 217
  • — Need for Relief from Heavy Taxation, 714
  • — Radiation Hazards in, Conference, 216
  • — and Research Establishments, Liaison
  • Officers for, 67
  • — Scottish, Exhibition, Glasgow, 264, 326*,
  • 386
  • — University Graduates in, Booklets on, 713
  • — Use of Electric Power in, 687
  • — See also Trade
  • Influence Lines for Continuous Beams, 242* Information Concerning Aluminium (Trade
  • Publication), 553
  • — Engineering, Expenditure on, 778
  • — Sources for Engineers, 677. See LETTER,
  • 813
  • Infra-Red Plant for Quick-Drying Varnish for Printed Labels (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 867*
  • Ingot, Steel, “ Killed ” and “ Rimming,” 368*. See LETTER, 486*
  • Temperature Distribution in, 818
  • Inks, Drawing, Waterproof, Specification, 488 Inland Navigation. See Canals; Rivers, etc. Inquiry into Loss of Comet Aircraft, 548, 587, 61(8; 648, 680; 716. See 573*
  • Inspection of Cranes and Hoists, Difficulties in Examining Enclosed Parts, 519
  • — Internal, “ Introscopes ” for (Trade Publi
  • cation), 849
  • — Non-Destructive, Society of, Formation of,
  • 683
  • Institute. See Institutions
  • — of Transport. See Transport
  • Institution, British Standards. See Standards
  • — of Production Engineers. See Production
  • — Royal. See Royal Institution
  • — Technical and Scientific. See Aerondutical Society, Royal; Agricultural Society, Royal; Arts, Royal Society of; Aslib; Automotive Engineers, Society of; British Aircraft Constructors, Society of; British Architects, Royal Institute of; British Foundrymen, Institute of; British Institute of Radiology; British Iron and Steel Federation; Chemical Engineers, Institution of; Chemical Industry, Society of; Civil Engineers, Institution of; Combustion Engineering Association; Concrete, Reinforced, Association; Cost and Works Accountants, Institute of; Electrical Engineers, Institution of; Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of; Export, Institute of; Fuel, Institute of; Heating and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of; Industrial Engineers, Society, of; Iron and Steel Institute; Iron and Steel Institute, West of Scotland; Junior Institution of Engineers; Licensed Aircraft Engineers, Society of; Management, British Institute of; Manchester Association of Engineers; Marine Engineers, Institute of; Master Patternmakers, National Society of; Mechanical Engineers, American Society of; Mechanical Engineers, Institution of; Metals? Institute of; Mining Engineers, Institution of; Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Society of; Navai Architects, Institution of; Newcomen Society; NonDestructive Inspection, Society of; North- East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders; Occupational Hygiene
  • Society, British; Physical Society; Physics, Institute of; Plant Engineers, Incorporated; Production Engineers, Institution of; Professional Civil Servants, Institution of; Public Lighting Engineers, Association of; Rubber Industry, Institution of; Sanitary Engineers, Institution of; Sanitary Institute, Royal; Sheet and Strip Metal Users' Technical Association; Smoke Abatement Society, National; Standards Institution, British; Statistical Society, Royal; Structural Engineers, Institution of; Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of; Vitreous Enamellers, Institute of; Whitworth Society
  • Instruments, Electronic (Trade Publication), 520
  • Design and Servicing of, 806
  • — for Industrial Switchboards (Trade Pub
  • lication), 849
  • — Industries, British, Exhibition, to be held in
  • 1955, Arrangements for, 6
  • — Measuring, for Agricultural-Machinery
  • Research, 15
  • for Carburising Quality of Atmosphere (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 13
  • for Small Currents and Voltages (Electronic Instruments, Ltd.), 139
  • — Optical (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Recording, at Aircraft and Armament
  • Experimental Establishment, 284
  • Instruments, Recording, for Horizontal Cracks in Concrete Floor Slabs (W. S. Atkins and Partners), 601*
  • — Scientific, for Industrial Purposes (Trade
  • Publication), 488
  • — Work-Study Research, 141*
  • — See also Aeronautics; Electric
  • Insulating and Waterproofing Compound (Trade Publication), 458
  • Insulation. See Heat; Electric
  • Integral, Ltd., Electronic Flowmeter for Aircraft Fuel, 601*
  • “ Integron ” Fin Tubing for Heat Exchangers (Trade Publication), 9
  • Intelligence in Engineering Industry, 677. See LETTER, 813
  • Intensifier, Hydraulic, for High Pressures (Fawcett Preston and Co., Ltd.), 836*
  • Interferograms, Diamond-Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, 760*
  • Internal-Combustion Engines. See Aeronautics; Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors; Turbine, Gas
  • — Grinder. See Grinding under Machine
  • Tools
  • International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Annual Report, 751
  • International Combustion Ltd., Laboratory Elutriator for Classification of Fine Powders (Trade Publication), 9; Coal Handling Plant, Rye House Power Station, 156; Boiler and Coal-Handling Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437* International Combustion Products, Ltd., Pulverising Equipment (Trade Publication), 458; “ Vacseal ” Centrifugal Pumps for Abrasive Fluids (Trade Publication), 488
  • — Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition,
  • Earl’s Court, 387, 410*, 445*, 476*
  • — Cotton Federation, Report on World
  • Cotton Spinning Capacity, 130
  • — Federation of Prestressing, Amsterdam
  • Congress, Programme, 782
  • International Furnace Equipment Co., Ltd., Two-Stage Coal-Gas Producer, 90*
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine Congress, The
  • Hague, Arrangements for, 72; Formation of British National Committee, 387, 389
  • — Labour Organisation, Problems of Iron and
  • Steel Industry, 511; Problems of Metal Trades, 611, 675
  • — Machine Tool Exhibition, 1956, Arrange
  • ments for, 413
  • International Nickel Company of Canada, Work of, 581
  • — Organisation for Standardisation, and
  • Technical Terminology, 660
  • — Pressure Die-Casting Conference, Pro
  • ductivity and Pressure Die Casting, by
  • F. G. Woollard, 586
  • — Printing Exhibition, London, 1955, Arrange
  • ments for, 6
  • — Rubber Conference, Oslo, Reduction of
  • Vibration of Ship Machinery, by J. Nicolaisen, 556*
  • International Shipbuilding Progress, Monthly Magazine, First Issue of, 451, 453
  • — Technical Assistance Programme, 2
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • “Intricast” Method of Casting, 194
  • “ Introscopes ” for Internal Inspections (Trade Publication), 849
  • Invention of Thermionic Valve, Jubilee Celebration of, 232
  • “ Invertrunking ” Aluminium Wiring Conduit, 768*
  • Investment, Industrial, Increase in, 482
  • — Need for Encouragement of, 352; Views
  • of Trades Union Congress on, 384
  • — Problem in Engineering Industries, 66
  • — Requirements of British and American
  • Firms, 842
  • Ionosphere, Irregularities in, Studies of, 816 Iraq, Baghdad Trade Fair, 483, 507*, 538*, 646. See Erratum, 622
  • — Development Board, Work of, 39 Ireland, Peat-Fired Power Stations in, 735 Irish Electricity Supply Board, Carrier Communication on Power Network, 800*
  • Iron Alloys. See Metallurgy and Steel
  • — Case-Hardening. See Heat Treatment under
  • Metallurgy
  • — Castings, Output of, 355
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Council, Joint, Annual Banquet, 616
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment. See Metallurgy
  • — Manufacture. See Furnaces, Blast
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • — Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — Ships, Armoured, Origins of, 846
  • — Sponge, and Direct-Iron Processes, by
  • E. P. Barrett (Review), 137
  • — and Steel Board Production Statistics, 231;
  • Review of Prices by, 746
  • Federation, British, Output Statistics, 38; Films on Steelmaking, 215; Employment in Iron and Steel Industry, 224 Industry, Employment in, 224
  • Industry, Indian, Developments in, 323 Industry, Intelligence in, 813. See 677 Industry, Problems of, International, Discussion on, 511

Iron and Steel Institute:

  • Stockholm Meeting:
  • Reports of Discussions, 8, 40
  • Banquet, 40
  • Visits and Excursions, 40
  • Aspects of Pelletising of Iron-Ore Concentrates, by Dr. M. Tigershiold, 8 Development of Pelletising Process for Fine Iron Ores, by J. M. Ridgion, E. Cohen and C. Lang, 8
  • Pelletising of Northampton Sand Ironstones by Vacuum Extrusion, by
  • A. Stirling, 8
  • Universal Decimal Classification Applied to Metallurgical Literature, by E. Ohman and J. P. Saville, 8
  • Tensile and Impact Properties of Fe-Si, Fe-Ni, Fe-Cr and Fe-Mo Alloys of High Purity, by W. P. Rees, B. E. Hopkins and H. R. Tipler, 40
  • Effect of Heat-Treatment on Brittleness of High-Purity Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, by
  • B. E. Hopkins and H. R. Tipler, 40 Pearlite-Free Basic-Bessemer Steel: Its Fabrication and Properties, by A. Josefsson, 40
  • See also vol. 177
  • Autumn Meeting:
  • Programme, 422
  • Preliminary Business, 683
  • Changes in Council and Announcements, 683
  • Reports of Discussions, 722, 787, 818, 819, 854
  • Future of Steel Melting, by Prof. M. W. Thring, 722
  • Effect of Cold Work on Transformations in Some Fe-Ni-Cr Alloys, by Dr. B. Cina, 786
  • Critical Investigation of the Ageing of Mild-Steel Strip after Temper Rolling, by Dr. B. Jones and R. A. Owen- Barnett, 786
  • Accelerated Strain Ageing of Mild Steel, by Dr. B. B. Hundy, 786
  • Elimination of “ Stretcher Strains ” in Mild-Steel Pressings, by Dr. B. B. Hundy, 786
  • Yield-Stress/Strain Curves and Values of Mean Yield Stress of Some Commonly Rolled Materials, by R. B. Sims, 787
  • Investigation of Reheating Furnace Design and Performance, by F. A. Gray and S. H. Brooks, 818
  • Internal Temperature Distribution in Cooling and Reheating of Steel Ingots, by Prof. R. J. Sarjant and Dr. M. R. Slack, 818
  • Length of Oil and Gas Flames: Extension of Free Flame Relationships to Practical Conditions, by A. L. Cude, 818
  • Measurement and Influence of Preheat in Open-Hearth Furnaces, by W. P. Cashmore, 819
  • Fatigue Tests on Rolled Electric and Open-Hearth Alloy Steels, by P. H. Frith. 854
  • Symposium on Advances in Science and Practice of Powder Metallurgy:
  • Programme, 544
  • Metal Powders for Engineering Purposes, by Dr. W. D. Jones, 850
  • Production of Stainless-Steel Powder, by Dr. P. Marshall, 850
  • Powders for Magnetic Applications, by
  • G. R. Polgreen, 851
  • Tantalum Powder Metallurgy, by R. Titterington and A. G. Simpson, 852
  • Testing of Metal Powders, by G. R. Bell, 852
  • Application of Particle-Size Analysis to Quality Control of Metal Powders, by V. T. Morgan, 852
  • Properties of Sintered Filter Elements, by V. T. Morgan, 852
  • Relations between Properties of Iron Powders and Powder Compacts, by Prof. F. V. Lenel, H. D. Ambs and E. O. Lomerson, 852
  • Production of Metal Sheets from Metal Powders, by P. E. Evans and G. C. Smith, 852
  • Sintering Furnace Atmospheres for Industrial Practice, L. D. Brownlee, Dr. R. Edwards and Dr. T. Raine, 852
  • Manufacture of Engineering Components by Sintering Process, by C. J. Lead- beater, 852*
  • Production of High-Strength Material and Parts by Powder Metallurgy, by Dr. L. Harrison and S. Marton, 853
  • Production of Magnetic Alloy Strip by Powder Metallurgy, by E. V. Walker,
  • R. E. S. Walters and D. K. Worn, 853
  • Fluon-Impregnated Self-Lubricating Bearings, by Dr. A. Blainey, 853*
  • Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Sintered Heavy Alloys, by E. C. Green, D. J. Jones and W. R. Pitkin, 853
  • Tungsten-Carbide-Cobalt Sintered Alloys, by L. W. Brownlee, Dr. R. Edwards and Dr. T. Raine, 854
  • Iron and Steel Institute, West of Scotland, Conference, Open-Hearth Furnace Flames and Output, Programme, 284
  • Research Association, British, Conference on Works Transport. See British Iron and Steel Research Association, Conference on Works Transport; Corrosion Advice Bureau, 231; Mobile Exhibition of Profiloscope, 243; London, Programme of Open Days, 603; Information Services, 813. See 677
  • Trades Confederation, Views on Industrial Progress in Wales, 675
  • Works. See Works
  • — Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Cast Iron; Steel; Pig Iron;
  • Metallurgy
  • Ironfoundry Associations, Council of, Production of Iron Castings, 355
  • Ironstones, Northampton Sand, Pelletising by Vacuum-Extrusion, 8
  • Ironwork, Structural. See Bridges; Floors; Columns; Structures
  • Irrigation in India, Plans for, 715
  • — Schemes under Colombo Plan, 621
  • — Water for India and Pakistan, 99. See
  • LETTER, 167
  • Isle of Harris Hydro-Electric Scheme, 293
  • — of Lewis, Gisla Hydro-Electric Scheme, 868
  • — of Man, Centenary of “ Great Wheel ” at
  • Laxey, 388*
  • Isolators, Bus-Bar, Carmarthen Bay Power
  • Station, 307
  • Isotope Container (Trade Publication), 393
  • Ivor Power Specialty Co., Ltd., Soot Blower for
  • Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • JACKSON, DR. W., on Effect of New Materials on Engineering Progress, 325
  • Jaguar Cars, Ltd., 320-h.p. Completely-Sealed Petrol Engine, 473*
  • — Sports Motor Car, Rigid Rear Axle for, 542* Jamaica Public Service Co., Hunts Bay Power
  • Station, 668*
  • Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, 1954-55 (Review), 849
  • Japanese Competition, Effect on British Toy Trade, 811
  • — Industry, Position in, 258
  • — Shipping Industry, Expansion of, 779
  • “ Jay-Dee ” Drilling and Tapping Attachment for Machine Tools, 326
  • Jeffreys, W. R., the Late, 262
  • Jenkins, Dr. C. H. M., on Laboratory Studies and Fracture of Materials at High Temperatures, 239*
  • Jenolite, Ltd., Rust Removers for Shipping (Trade Publication), 233
  • Jessop, W., and Sons, Ltd., Titanium and Titanium-Alloy Forgings, 380
  • Jetty, Oil, Devonport Dockyard, Model of, 4 Jigs, Plastic Materials for, 726
  • Johansson, R., on 100-kV Direct-Current Cable, 13
  • Johnson, Dr. A. E., on Fracture of 0-5 Molybdenum Steel, 237
  • Johnson, D. C., on Apparatus for Demonstrating Shaft Whirl, 266*
  • Johnson, Dr. R. D., on Plastic Deformation of Aluminium Single Crystals, 239
  • Johnson and Phillips, Ltd., Transformers for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 568
  • Johnstone, A. H., the Late, 168
  • Joint, Brazed, Tests of, 755
  • Joints, Solderless, for Contactors (Plessey Co., Ltd.), 658
  • — Steel, Welded, Cracking in, Investigation
  • on, 755
  • Jointing Strips, Copper (Trade Publication), 753
  • Jones, A. A., and Shipman, Ltd., Cutter and Tool Grinding Machine, 222*; Spindle and Internal Grinding Machine, 222; SemiUniversal Grinding Machine, 222*; Lapping Machine for Centre Holes, 249*; Cutter and Tool Grinding Machine, 359*; Semi-Universal Precision Grinding Machine, 359*; “A. J. F.” Independent- Spindle Lapping and Grinding Machine, 867*
  • Jones and Attwood, Ltd., Automatic Feed for “ Worcester ” Bench Power Presses, 8.68* Jones, Dr. B., on Ageing of Mild-Steel Strip after Rolling, 786
  • Jones, D. J., on Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Sintered Heavy Alloys, 853
  • Jones, F. H., the Late, 69
  • Jones, Dr. F. W., on Forge Furnaces, 523
  • Jones, H. F., on Performance of Electrical AirBreak Contacts, 826*
  • Jones, Dr. J. H., on Use of Firedamp from Collieries, 327, 355
  • Jones, P. L., on Supply of Marine Engineers, 647
  • Jones, Dr. W. D., on Metal Powders for Engineering Purposes, 850
  • Jones, W. J., on Electric Lighting Developments, 12
  • Josefsson, A., on Fabrication and Properties of Basic-Bessemer Steel, 40
  • Joslin, Maj.-Gen. S. W., on Recruitment of Mechanical Engineers, 780. See 777, 781 Journals. See Bearings
  • Joyce, Loebl and Co., Ltd., Hatfield Heat-Flow Meter Discs, 47*
  • Jubilee Celebrarion of Invention of Thermionic Valve, 232, 529, 613, 724
  • Jugoslavia. See Yugoslavia
  • Jungfrau, Switzerland, Television Relay Station at, 63*
  • Junior Institution of Engineers, Opening of New Headquarters, 420; Canet-Lecture on Some Problems of Bomber Design, by D. Keith-Lucas, 420. See 419
  • KALIS, E. D., the Late, 617
  • Kandu Construction Equipment (Trade Publication)1, 334
  • Kaokoveld, South-West Africa, Iron-Ore Deposits in, 323
  • “ Karbo ” Tungsten-Carbide Engraving Cutter (Trade Publication), 849
  • Kay, F. G., on Molybdenum Disulphide and Graphite Lubricants, 229. See 171. See LETTERS, 293, 486, 584
  • Keelavite Rotary Pumps and Motors, Ltd., Hydraulic-Control Units and Flow-Control Equipment, 705*
  • Keele University College, North Staffordshire, Technological-Education Curriculum of, 777, 781
  • Keith Blackman, Ltd., Fans and Ventilating Equipment (Trade Publication), 334
  • Keith-Lucas, D., on Problems of Bomber Design, 420. See 419
  • Kellogg, M. W., Co., Kwinana Oil Refinery, 4
  • Kelly, M. J., on Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Kelvin and Hughes (Industrial), Ltd., Ampro Recording Projector for Cinema Films, 327
  • Kelvin and Hughes (Marine), Ltd., Aldis Long- Range Signalling Lamp, 534*
  • Kemano-Kitimat Hydro-Electric Scheme and Aluminium Works, 199; 301-kV Oil-Filled Cable, 221*
  • Kennedy, Sir J. M., the Late, 324*
  • Kennedy and Donkin, Conon Valley Hydro- Electric Scheme, 615, 629*
  • Kent, G., Ltd., Pressure Transmitting Instrument, 109; Control Instruments, SteelMelting Shop, Lackenby Works, 183; Oxygen and Temperature Recorder, 444; Automatic Furnace Control (Trade Publication), 488; Level Measurement System for Glass-Melting Tank, 774*
  • Kenworty, L., on Electrolytic Derusting, 235 “ Keppel,” H.M. Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 310
  • Kettleborough, Dr. C. F., on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • Kick-Back, Coal-Wagon, for Marshalling Yard, 377*
  • Kidd, W. B., on Plastic Press Tools for Production of Motor-Vehicle Panels, 726
  • “ Kieft 1100 ” Motor Car, Rear Suspension for, 542*
  • Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme, 165, 258
  • Kiln, Cement, Guards for Rollers of (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Experimental, for Testing Refractories
  • (Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.), 730*
  • — 231-ft. Revolving, Mason’s Cement Works,
  • 220*
  • — Rotary, Coal-Fired, at Sulphuric Acid
  • Plant, Widnes, 640.* See Addendum, 774
  • — Seasoning of Timber, Investigations on, 198 Kinematograph. See Cinematograph Kinetic-Energy Distribution in Cracks, 820* King, Dr. A. J., on Attenuation of Vibrations
  • by Use of Leaf Springs, 856
  • King, G., on Transistors, 390
  • King, G. W., Ltd., Kandu Construction Equipment (Trade Publication), 334; Pulley Blocks (Trade Publication), 41
  • King, R. F. J., on Miniature Liquid-Flow Meter, 396!*
  • King’s College, London, Engineering Department’s Open Day, 36;! Course on Powdered Materials, 171; Lecture on Form in Engineering Design, by J. B. Evans, 551, 652
  • Kingdom Engineering Co.? Ltd., Oil Burner (Trade Publication), 73;
  • Kingston, Jamaica, Hunts Bay Power Station, 668*
  • Kirkstall Forge Engineering, Ltd., 30-ton Driving Axle for Earth-Moving Vehicles, 476*; Double Hypoid-Drive Bogie, 477
  • Kitimat-Kemano Hydro-Electric Scheme and Aluminium Works, 199; 301-kV Oil- Filled Cable, 221*
  • Kitts Green Duralumin Works of J. Booth and Co., Ltd., 173*
  • K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines. Automatic Approach Equipment? for Convair Aircraft, 84
  • Kochendorfer, Dr. A., on; Theory of Brittle and Ductile Fracture, 240
  • Koepe Winding Engine, 3,720-h.p., 564*
  • Kolbuszewski, Dr. J., on Tubular Growths on Surface of Concrete, 558*
  • “ Korant ” Aluminium-Cofed Anodes (Trade Publication), 488
  • Korea, Coal-Mining Industry in, Advisory Teams for, 228
  • Kornilov, I. I., on Creep of-Solid Solutions in Metallic Systems, 239 :
  • Krevelen, Prof. D. W. van, on Problem of Coal Constitution, 560'
  • Kubaschewski, Dr. O., - on Free-Energy Diagram of System Titanium-Oxygen, 427
  • “ Kue-Ken ” Jaw Crusher for Rock, 666*
  • Kwinana Oil Refinery, Western Australia, Model of, 4
  • LAAGLAND CO., Precision Guillotine Shear 607*
  • Laboratory, Activity, at Cranfield College, 140*
  • — British Electrical and 'Allied Industries
  • Research Association, .Leatherhead, 593
  • — Chemical Research, Open Days at, 240;
  • Work of, 488
  • — Electronic Research Ferranti, Ltd., 514, 537*
  • — Engine,Birmingham University, Mechanical Engineering Department. 59*
  • — of Fulmer Research Institute, 616. See LETTER, 719
  • — Heavy Mechanics, at Royal Naval Engineering College, 206*
  • — High-Speed Grinding Mill for (Steele and Cowlishaw, Ltd.), 766*
  • — Hydraulic Research, Stockholm Royal University, 676
  • — Mechanical Engineering Research, Development of Gear-Measuring Machines, 789*. See 779
  • — Potentiometer (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Research, Admiralty, Display Unit for
  • Frequency Analysis of Noise and Vibration, 804*
  • Mechanical Engineering, High-Speed Testing Machine for Ball Bearings, 695* Road, Investigations on Vehicle Design and Road Accidents, 328, 339*, 354, 360; Investigations on Motor-Car Headlamps and Skidding, 371*
  • — Shawbury, Research Association of British
  • Rubber Manufacturers, 763*
  • — Standards, Australian, Private Firms Co
  • operation with, 785
  • — Testing of Aircraft Components under
  • Flight Conditions, 811, 822*
  • — Weighing, Precise, Weights and Balances,
  • National Physical Laboratory (Review), 265
  • — Wembley, for Research on Semi-Conduc
  • tors, 290, 312*
  • — See also National Physical

Labour:

  • Ageing Employees, Effect on Building Industry, 416
  • Apprenticeship Schemes in Engineering Industry, 484
  • Blind Persons, Employment of, 224 Boiler Attendants, Training Scheme for, 338
  • Building Industry, Manpower and Productivity in, 416
  • Labour—continued
  • Civil Service, Royal Commission on Evidence of Institution of Professional Civil Servants, 200
  • Clerical Employees, Salaries and Length of Service of, 224
  • Conference, Impact of National Service on Industry, 217
  • Constructional Engineering Union, Strike of Steel Erectors, 611
  • Court of Inquiry into Dock Dispute, Report of, 643
  • Davidson, Lord, on Dangers of Full Employment, 807
  • Deakin, A., on Plan for Engineering, 256, 352; on Actions of Left-Wing Elements in Trade-Union Affairs, 743
  • Disabled Persons, Rehabilitation of, 224 Dock Industry, Demand for Wage Increases in, 775; Overtime Ban in, 160; Strike Due to “Scuttling” Arrangements, 288, 320; Strike due to Redundancy of Electricians, 416, 480, 511, 643; Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643; Transfer of Employees Between Unions in, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Reduction of Levy on Employees, 416 Electrical Trades’ Union, Redundancy Strike at London Docks, 416, 480, 511, 643
  • Employment, Effect of Trade Cycles on, 675
  • — Full, Dangers of, 807
  • — Statistics, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 96, 256, 352, 711
  • Engineering and Allied Employers’ National Federation, Guaranteed Week in Engineering Industry, 192; Employers’ Difficulties, 448; Wage Demands of Steel Erectors, 611; Wage Rates of Women Employees, 675; Wage Claims Against, 839
  • — Apprenticeship Schemes, 484
  • — Clerical Staffs, Wage Demands by, 32
  • — Industry, Employers’ Difficulties, 448 New Wage Structure in, 192, 256 Proposals for Nationalisation of, 256, 352
  • Wage Rates in, 839
  • — Union, Amalgamated, Strikes at Naval Aircraft Yards, 96, 128
  • Fatigue, Industrial, Recording of, 142* Foundry Workers, Amalgamated Union of, Safety Footwear in Foundries, 480 German Labour Unrest, 226
  • Germany, Working Hours and Earnings in, 480
  • Government Investigation on Prices, Profits and Wages, 192
  • Guaranteed Week in Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries, 192
  • Houldsworth, Sir H., on Human Relations in Coal-Mining Industry, 32; on Progress of Mining Industry, 384; on Productivity and Manpower in Mining Industry, 807
  • Hours of Work, Statistics, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 192
  • Human Operator Replaced by Electronically-Controlled Mechanisms, 196
  • — Relations in Industry, Report on, 65 Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Dispute at Scottish Works of, 839 Index of Retail Prices, 288, 578 Individuals, Rights Against Wrongful Acts by Trade Unions, 839 Industrial Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Diseases, Compensation for Skin and Lung Complaints, 711
  • — Welfare. See Welfare (below) Industry, Conference on Impact of National Service on, 217
  • International Labour Conference, Reports of, 224
  • Organisation, Problems of Iron and Steel Industry, 511; Problems of Metal Trades, 611, 675
  • Investments, Need for Encouragement of, 352; Views of Trades Union Congress on, 384
  • Iron and Steel Industry, Employment in, 224
  • Industry, Problems of, International, Discussion on, 511
  • Trades Confederation; Views on Industrial Progress in Wales, 675 Labour Conditions in Australia, 164 — and National Service, Ministry of, Dangerous Machinery (Training of Young Persons) Order, 133
  • — Notes, 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 288, 320, 352, 384, 416, 448, 480, 511, 543, 578, 611, 643, 675, 711, 743, 775, 807, 839, 872
  • — Party Agenda, Decreasing Demands for Nationalisation, 128
  • Locomotive Engineers and Firemen, Associated Society of, Lodging-Turns Dispute, 32, 64, 128, 288; Unofficial Strike Action Condemned, 64; Wage Demands by, 64, 256; 288, 320, 448, 511, 711, 775, 839, 872; Pension Scheme for Transport Employees, 96; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • Lodging-Turns Dispute., 32, 64, 128, 288 London Airport, Industrial Dispute at, 872 Machinery Dangerous to Young Persons, Order on, 133
  • Man and Metal, Views on Industrial Progress in Wales, 675
  • Manpower Costs, Dangers of Increases in, 448
  • Merchant Navy Engineer Officers, Pay and Conditions of, 675
  • Metal-Finishing Employees, Wage Increases for, 64
  • — Industry, Problems of, International, Discussion on, 611, 675
  • Mineworkers, National Union of, Need for Increased Productivity in Mining Industry, 32; Collection of Trade- Union Dues for, 64; Pension Scheme
  • Labour—continued
  • for Miners, 64; Experimental Wage Increases for Fillers, 160; Desire for Abolition of Bonus Shift, 320; Overtime Ban at Rotherham Collieries, 352 Mining Industry, Collection of Trade- Union Dues in, 64; Pension Scheme for Miners, 64; Desire for Abolition of Bonus Shift, 320
  • Experimental Wage-Increases for Fillers, 160
  • Human Relations in, 32
  • Manpower and Productivity Statistics for, 480, 807
  • Provision of Houses for Miners, 511 Monckton, Sir W., on Dock Strike, 578 Morrison, H., on Moral Wrong of Unofficial Strikes, 643
  • Motor Industry, Effects of Dock Strike on, 578, 611
  • — — Pension Scheme of British Motor
  • Corporation^ Ltd., 643
  • National Coal Board, Provision of Houses for Miners, 511
  • — Insurance Scheme, Effects on Pensions and Retirement, 807
  • — Service, Impact on Industry; Conference on, 217
  • Naval Aircraft Yards, Strikes at, 96, 128 Navigators’ and Engineer Officers’ Union,
  • Wages and Conditions in Mercantile Marine, 675; Views on Prospects of Shipbuilding Industry, 711
  • Negotiating Machinery in Transport
  • Industry, 543
  • Office Management Association, Salaries and Length of Service of Clerical Employees, 224
  • Overtime Ban in Dock Industry, 160 in Mining Industry, 352 — Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96 Pensions for Railwaymen, 543
  • — Retirement, Government Reports on, 743, 775, 807
  • — Scheme in Mining Industry; 64; for Railway Employees, 96; in Transport Industry, 96; in Motor Industry, 643
  • Post Office Engineering Union, Wage
  • Claim, 320, 743
  • Professional Civil Servants, Institution of,
  • Evidence before Royal Commission, 200
  • Railway Industry, Efficiency and Productivity in, 511
  • — — Long-Term Measures Needed for
  • Recovery, 839
  • Railwaymen, National Union of, Lodging- Turns Dispute, 32, 64, 128, 288; Wage Demands by, 64, 256, 288, 320, 384, 448, 511, 675, 711, 775, 839, 872; Pension Scheme for Tranport Employees, 96; New Wage Structure, 160; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • Redundancy in Welsh Tin-Plate Industry,
  • 675
  • Rehabilitation Courses of Ministry of
  • Labour and National Service, 480 Renfrew Airport, Future of, 256 Retail Prices, Ministry of Labour Index of, 128, 416
  • Retirement, Government Reports on, 743. 775. 807
  • Shipbuilding Employers’ Federation, Discussions on Guaranteed Week in Engineering Industry, 192; Wage Claims Against, 839
  • — and Engineering Unions, Confedera
  • tion of, Guaranteed Week in Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries, 192; Wage Structure in Engineering Industry, 192, 256; Redundancy
  • Strike at London Docks, 416, 480, 511; Wage Claims by Employees in Shipbuilding and Engineering Industries, 839
  • — Industry, Human Relations in, 352 Wage Rates in, 839
  • Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Apprentice Training Scheme, 171
  • — Time, Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96 Social Services, Effect on Industry, 288 Staff Problems Due to Full Employment, 448
  • Stevedores and Dockers, National Amalgamated', Overtime Ban, 160; Recruitment of Members by, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643 Strike of Coke-Oven Employees, 96, 128 — Dock, Due to “ Scuttling ” Arrangements; 288, 320; Due to Redundancy of Electricians, 416, 480, 511, 643; Due to Overtime Disputes, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643
  • — at London Airport, 872
  • — at Naval Aircraft Yards, 96, 128
  • — at Scottish Works of Imperial Chemical
  • Industries, Ltd.; 839
  • — Statistics, Ministry of Labour and
  • National Service, 192, 611
  • — of Steel Erectors, 611
  • — Trade-Union Views on, 384
  • — Unofficial, Condemnation of, 64, 643 Switzerland, Earnings in, 480
  • Teachers, Technical, Salary Increases for,
  • 160
  • Trade-Union Activities During Working Hours, 872
  • Congress, Agenda of, 224
  • Congress, Meeting at Brighton, 352, 384
  • — — Decline in Membership of, 743; Dues, Collection by Employees, 64 Left-Wing Elements in, 743
  • — — Rights of Individuals Against En
  • croachment by, 839
  • Transport Employees, Wage Demands by, 64
  • — and General Workers Union, Wage
  • Increases for Metal-Finishing Employees, 64; Pension Scheme for Transport Employees, 96; Overtime Ban in Dock Industry, 160; Guaranteed Week in Engineering and Ship-
  • Labour—continued
  • building Industries, 192; Wage Structure in Engineering Industry, 192; Dock Strike Due to “ Scuttling” Arrangements, 288, 320; Transfer of Members to Another Union, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Staff Problems in Transport Industry, 448; Dock Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480. 543, 578, 611, 643; Views on Actions of Left-Wing Elements in Trade-Union Affairs, 743
  • — Industry, Negotiating Machinery in, 543
  • Staff Problems in, 448
  • — Salaried Staffs’ Association, Wage Demands by, 64, 256, 288, 320; 384, 448, 511, 711, 775, 839, 872; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • — Staffs, Annual Census of, 543 Conditions in 1953, 543 Unemployment, Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96, 352,711
  • United States, Earnings in, 480
  • Wage Authorities, National, Proposals for; 224
  • — Dock Employees, 775
  • — Engineers’, in Relation to Costs of Production, 66
  • — Engineering Clerical Staffs; 32 Employees, 839
  • — New Structure for, 192, 256
  • — Increases, Experimental, for Colliery Fillers, 160
  • for Technical Teachers, 160
  • — Merchant-Navy Engineer Officers, 675 — Metal-Finishing Employees, 64
  • — Post-Office Engineering Employees, 320, 743
  • — Railway Employees, 64, 256, 288, 320, 384, 448, 511, 543, 675, 711, 775, 839, 872
  • — Restraint, Trade-Union Views on, 384 — Shipbuilding Employees1, 839
  • — in Shipbuilding and Engineering, 226
  • — Statistics, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 32, 192, 775
  • — Structure in Railway Industry, 160
  • — Transport Employees; 64
  • — Women Engineering Employees, 675 Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen’s Union, Overtime Ban, 160; Tally Clerks’ Attitude to Dock Strike, 543
  • Welfare Arrangements, Over-Elaboration of, 416; View of Industrial Welfare Society, 416
  • Women Employees in Engineering Industry, Wage Increases for, 675
  • Work-Study Research at Cranfield College, 140*
  • Working Population, Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96
  • Workmen’s Shelters (Trade Publication), 137
  • Lachmann, Dr. Ing. G. V., on Boundary-Layer Control, 691
  • Lackenby, H., on Resistance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • Lacrinoid Products, Ltd., De-scaling and Burnishing Chips, 435; “ Vietum ”
  • Plastic Covering Materials for Rods, Tubes and Bars (Trade Publication), 686 Ladders and Steps, Aluminium (Trade Publication), 722
  • “ Lady of the Lake,” Locomotive, 1862, Model of, 264*
  • Lagging Materials. See Heat Insulation
  • Laing Lecture on Partnership of Science and Engineering, 782
  • Laithwaite, E. R., on Brushless Variable-Speed Induction Motor, 832*
  • Lamb, A. J., the Late, 719
  • Laminations, Heat Capacity of, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • Lamps, Electric. See Electric
  • — Shadowless, Portable (Trade Publication),
  • 265
  • — Signalling, Long-Range (Aldis Brothers,
  • Ltd.), 534*
  • Lancashire Boiler. See Boiler
  • Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, Ltd., Motors for London Tube Lifts, 51. See Erratum, 292; Alternating-Current Motors (Trade Publication), 73; Electric Motors in Handling Equipment (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Weaste, Oil Refinery, Extensions to, 697 Lancia “ Aurelia ” Motor Car, de Dion Axle
  • for, 542*
  • Land Reclamation by Vegetation, 425
  • Landis Tool Co., Grinding Machines, 575* Lane, A. C., on Theory of Variable-Speed Commutator Motors (Trade Publication), 849
  • Lane, F. J., on Cross-Channel Power-Cable Circuit, 490
  • Lang, C., on Pelletising Process for Fine Iron Ores, 8
  • Lang, J. F., on Peat-Fired Power Stations, 735 Lanova, G.m.b.H., Testing of 138-h.p. Six- Cylinder Oil Engine, 105*
  • Lansing Bagnall, Ltd., Load-Capacity Gauge for Fork-Lift Truck, 153
  • “ Lanton,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 253 Lanz, H., Alldog Agricultural-Tool Carrier, 125*
  • Lap, A. J. W., on Experiments on Victory Ships and Models, 591
  • Larard, Dr. C. E., the Late, 421
  • Latham, Wing-Commdr. F., on Medical Problems of Aircraft Engineer, 463*
  • Lathes. See Machine Tools
  • Latin America, Trade with Britain, 842 Launch. Motor. See Motor Boat
  • — and Trial Trips of Ships, 7, 37, 95,113,150,
  • 169, 216, 253, 280, 310, 344, 408, 442, 494, 534, 567, 636, 664, 701, 739, 767, 806, 836, 863
  • Launching Cradles, Rocking, for Submarine Oil Pipeline at Accra, 303*
  • — Side, of Ships, 655
  • Laurie, J. B., on Bare Conductors for Generator-Transformer Units, 143*
  • Law. See Legal; Labour
  • Lawn Mowers, Output of, 747
  • Lawrence, W., and Son, Ltd., Rye House Power Station, 156*
  • Lawrie, W. B., on Dust Suppression in Foundries, 36*
  • Laxey, Isle of Man, Centenary of “ Great Wheel” at, 388*
  • Laying-Out System (Tiltman Langley Laboratories, Ltd), 72
  • Layton, M. C., Ltd., Trade Display of Machine Tools, 251
  • Lead Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Antimonial, Wire, Apparatus to Illustrate Creep of, 74*
  • Leadbeater, C. J., on Manufacture of Engineering Components by Sintering Process, 852*
  • “ Leander ” 7-ton Mobile Crane, 703*
  • Leatherhead, British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Laboratories of, 593
  • “ Lectralevel ” Liquid-Level Control System (Trade Publication), 137
  • “ Lectrodryers ” for Stores, 314
  • “ Lectromelt ” Tilting Arc Furnace for Steel, 60-ton, 830*

Legal :

  • Coast Protection Act, 1949, 404, 428
  • Gas and Electricity (Borrowing Powers) Bill, 67
  • Individuals, Rights Against Wrongful Acts by Trade Unions, 839
  • Labour Legislation. See Labour Machinery Dangerous to Young Persons, Order on, 133
  • United States Battle Act, Relaxation of, 290
  • Foreign Aid Bill, 194
  • Legislation. See Legal'; Labour
  • Leipzig Fair and East-West Trade, 354
  • Leith, P. A. R., the Late, 356
  • Lemon, Sir E., the Late, 845
  • Lenel, Prof. F. V., on Relations between Iron Powders and Powder Compacts, 852
  • Length, Standards of, Measurement and Comparisons of, 785
  • Lennard-Jones, Sir J. E., the Late, 617
  • “ Leocast ” Resin Capsules for Protection of Electronic Circuits, 768*
  • “ Leonides Major ” Helicopter Engine (Alvis, Ltd.), 348*
  • Letters to the Editor, 5, 69, 103, 167, 199, 229, 261, 293, 357, 389,; 421, 453, 48®,*', 519, 551*, 584; 652, 719, 749, 783, 813
  • — Engraving Machine (F. Deckel), 699*
  • “ Letterston,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 701
  • Level Measurement System for Glass-Melting Tank (Hartford-Empire Co., Ltd., and G. Kent, Ltd.), 774*
  • Leverton, H. and Co., Ltd., Motor-Driven Agricultural Tool Carrier, 125*
  • Lewis, Island of, Gisla Hydro-Electric Scheme, 868
  • Lewis Spring Co., Ltd., Springs (Trade Publication), 458
  • Lewis; W. V., on Nature’s Method of Coastal Protection, 425
  • Leyl'and Motors Ltd., Military Towing Tractor, 473; 150-b.h.p. Diesel-Engined
  • Motor Omnibus, 476*; 70-b.h.p., Six- Cylinder Diesel Engine for Tractor, 666*
  • Liaison Officers between Research Establishments and Industry, 67
  • Libraries, Special, and Information Bureaux, Association of. See Aslib
  • Treatment of Periodicals and Serials in, by D. Grenfell (Review), 297
  • Licensed Aircraft Engineers, Society of, Medical Problems of Aircraft Engineer by Wing Commdr. F. Latham, 463*
  • Licensing, Building, Abolition of, 614
  • Liddiard, E. A. G., on Corrosion of Alumin- ium-Copper-Magnesium Alloys, 394
  • Lifeboats, Ships’, Radio Equipment for (Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 423
  • Radio Transmitter and Receiver for (Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 84*
  • Lift, Passenger, on London Tube Railways, Reconditioning of, 51. See Erratum, 292
  • Lifting Gear, Hydraulic, for Ships’ Skylights (A. Low and Sons, Ltd.), 327
  • — Machine, 2|-cwt. Portable (Industrial
  • Machine and Equipment Co. (Brimpex) Ltd.), 217*
  • — Machinery, Export of, 779
  • — Tackle (Trade Publication), 653
  • Light Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Polarised, Stress Determination by. See
  • Photo-Elastic
  • — Research on Measurement of, 786 Lightalloys, Ltd., Trade in Non-Ferrous Metal
  • Castings, 779
  • Lighters, Self-Unloading, for Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560*
  • Lighting, Decorative, for Ships (Trade Publication), 784
  • — Fittings, Flameproof (Trade Publication),
  • 653
  • — Fluorescent (Trade Publication), 653
  • — of Motor Vehicles, Influence on Road
  • Accidents, 328, 339,* 354, 360
  • — Showroom, British Thomson-Houston Co.,
  • Ltd., 736
  • — Street, “ Mazda ” Electric Lamps for
  • (Trade Publication), 653
  • — See also Lamps under Electric
  • Lillicrap, C., the Late, 356
  • Lincoln Electric Co., Ltd., Lincoln-Jackson Holder for Welding Electrodes, 593; “ Origineering,” Leaflets (Trade Publication), 722
  • Lincolnshire Huttoft, Sea Defence Works at, 405*
  • Lind, P., and Co., Ltd., Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 528*
  • Lindale, Memorial .to. John Wilkinson at, 844*
  • Liners. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships Lines Brothers, Ltd., Developments in British Toy Trade, 811
  • Lion Switchgear, Ltd., “ Leocast,” Units for Electronic Circuits, 768*
  • Liquids, Corrosive, Centrifugal Pumps for (Trade Publication), 334
  • — Fuel. See Oil Fuel. See also Alcohol;
  • Benzol
  • — Level Control System (Trade Publication),
  • 137
  • Controller (Trade Publication), 73
  • — Oxygen. See Oxygen
  • Liquidus Points of Titanium-Rich Alloys, 427
  • List, Prof. Dr. H., Two-Stroke Stationary and Marine Oil Engines, 858*
  • Lister, R. A., and Co., Ltd., 31-h.p. Diesel Engine, 62*; Engines, Diesel, for Double Automatic Generator Unit, 535*; 36-
  • b.h.p. Diesel Engine for Centrifugal Pump, 666*; Elevator for Bulk-Handling of Grain, 835*
  • Lister, T. F., the Late, 100
  • Literature, 9, 41, 73, 104, 136, 169, 201, 232, 265, 297, 361, 393, 426, 488, 520, 552, 589, 622, 653, 685, 721, 752, 784, 849
  • — “ Books Received,” notice on, 547
  • Lithographic Reproduction on any Surface (Tiltman Langley Laboratories, Ltd.), 72 Litigation. See Legal; Labour
  • Liverpool Artificial Stone Co., Ltd., Blocks and Slabs for Prestressed-Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Living Standards, Motor-Vehicle Industry’s Dependence upon Improvements in, 810 Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Statistics of Vessels under Construction, 136; Shipbuilding Returns, 546; Amendments to Construction Rules for Cargo Ships, 782 Lloyd’s, W. A., Alloys, Ltd., “ Handylad,” Aluminium Steps and Ladders (Trade Publication), 722
  • “ LM.4 ” Aluminium Alloy (Trade Publication), 201
  • Load-Deflection Diagram for Partially-Prestressed Concrete Slabs, 466*
  • — Indicator for Wire Ropes (B. and A. Engineer
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 120* ,?»
  • Loader and Excavator, Combined (Abelson and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.)., 409*
  • — Hydraulic, Muir-Hill, with 1-cub. yd.
  • Bucket, 666*
  • — Shearer, Anderton, for Coal Cutting and
  • Loading, 869*
  • Local Authorities. See Municipal “Locatorgraph” Plotting System for Ships (Trade Publication), 653
  • Loch Luichart Dam and Power Station, 615, 629*
  • — Shin Hydro-Electric Scheme, 68
  • Lockey, W. N., on Preservation of George Stephenson’s Home, 103
  • Lockheed Aircraft Co., Self-Service in Works Stores, 293
  • Lockheed-Avery Breakaway Hydraulic Coupling for Hose Lines (Automotive Products Co., Ltd.), 803*
  • Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co., Ltd., Manual- Hydraulic Power Pack for Aircraft, 295
  • Locomotive, British, Weighing Machine for, 773*
  • — Developments in British Railways, 518
  • — Diesel-Electric, Design of Generators and
  • Motors for, 225
  • Electric, 1,500-h.p. (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 602*
  • Electric, with High-Frequency Telephonic System, 536*
  • Electric, Shunting (Trade Publication), 653
  • Electric, Use in United States, 194
  • Mechanical, Fell, British Railways, 773 Mechanical, Shunting, 250-b.h.p. (Huns- let Engine Co., Ltd.), 311
  • — Electric, for British Railways, Design of,
  • 759
  • Co-Co and Bo-Bo for Valenciennes- Thionville Line, 16*
  • 2,760-h.p. Co-Co for Manchester- Sheffield Line (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 413*
  • De-Icing Equipment for Conductor Rails, 831*
  • 3,O3O-h.p., 3,000-volt, Direct Current, South African Railways. 178*
  • Single-Phase, for French Railways, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • Traction, Electric, by A. T. Dover (Review), 170
  • Traction, Handbook, Electric (Control), by R. Brooks (Review), 136
  • Underground (Trade Publication), 73
  • — Engineers and Firemen, Associated
  • Society of, Lodging-Turns Dispute, 32, 64, 128, 288; Unofficial Strike Action Condemned, 64; Wage Demands by, 64, 256, 288, 320, 448, 511, 711, 775, 839, 872; Pension Scheme for Transport Employees, 96; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • — 1,750-h.p., Gas-Turbine, Coal-Burning
  • (North British Locomotive Co., Ltd.), 326, 351
  • — Industry, Diesel, Productivity in, Review of,
  • 257
  • — “ Lady of the Lake,” 1862, Model of, 264*
  • — Performance, Effect of Boiler Capacity on,
  • 138*
  • — Railway, Survey of World Markets for, 547
  • — “Rocket,” Model of, 196*
  • — Shunting, 250-b.h.p. Diesel-Mechanical
  • (Hunslet Engine Co., Ltd.), 311
  • Electric (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Smoke, Air Pollution by, Report on, 718.
  • See 452,715
  • — Steam, Prevention of Air Pollution by, 452.
  • See 715, 718
  • and Diesel, for Works Transport, 175*, 300
  • — Turbine, 4,500-h.p. Coal Burning, Norfolk
  • and Western Railway, 131, 153*
  • — Wheels, British Railways, Cleaning Machine
  • for, 247*
  • “ Lodging-Turns,” Dispute on Railways, 32,
  • 64, 128, 288
  • Loewy Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Stamco,” Trimming Machine for Aluminium Sheet, 88*; Centralised Design and Planning Offices of, 801*
  • Lomerson, E. C., on Relations between Iron
  • Powders and Powder Compacts, 852
  • Londex Ltd., Liquid-Level Control System
  • (Trade Publication), 137; Mercury-
  • Switch Relay (Trade Publication), 137; Mercury-Switch Relay (Trade Publication), 170; Flashing Beacon (Trade
  • Publication), 201; Controls for Small
  • Generating Sets (Trade Publication), 233 London Airport, Maintenance Plant and
  • Methods of British Overseas Airways Corporation, 531*; Airfield Surface
  • Movement Indicator, 542*; Industrial Dispute at, 872
  • — British Instrument Industries Exhibition,
  • 1955, Arrangements for, 6
  • — County Council, Fixed-Price Contracts, 582
  • — Cycle and Motor-Cycle Exhibition, 647
  • — Exhibition of X-Ray Apparatus, 720
  • — Fulham Cement Depot of Cement Market
  • ing Co., Ltd., 546, 560*
  • — International Printing Exhibition, 1955,
  • Arrangements for, 6
  • — King’s College. Engineering Department’s
  • Open Day, 36; Lecture on Form in Engineering Design, by J. B. Evans, 551, 652
  • — Oxford-street, “ Autoflex,” Traffic-Control
  • System in, 717
  • — Road Improvement Schemes, 679
  • — Science Museum, Exhibition of Astro
  • nomical Books, 263; Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station at, 837
  • — Tanker Brokers’ Panel, Assessment of
  • Freight Requirements, 34
  • — Transport Executive, Reconditioning of
  • Passenger Lifts, 51. See Erratum, 292; Pension Scheme for Transport Employees 96; 125-b.h.p. 64-seater Motor Omnibus, 410*; Rolling Stock for, 642*; De-Icing Equipment for Conductor Rails, 831*
  • — Underground Railways. See Underground
  • and London Transport Executive
  • — University College, Memorial to Sir J. A.
  • Fleming, 529, 724; Demonstration
  • Apparatus for Structural Problems, 595* Lectures on Atomic Energy, 639 Long, J. V., on High-Temperature Sandwich Structures, 670*
  • Lonebenton District Council, Preservation of
  • Dial Cottage, 103
  • Loose Materials, Throwing Machine for (Blaw
  • Knox, Ltd.), 216*
  • Lords, House of, Debate on Technical Education. 777, 780
  • Lorival Plastics, Liquid Rubber. 149 Lorries. See Motor Vehicles; Tractors Losenhausenwerk Diisseldorfer Maschinenbau A.G., Dynamic Balancing Machine, 604; Individual Testing Cylinder, 604*
  • Low, A., and Sons, Ltd., Lifting Gear for Ships’ Skylights, 327
  • Lowestoft Shipyard of Brooke Marine, Ltd., 131, 154*
  • Lubbock, I., on Two-Stage Reheat in Power
  • Plants, 244*
  • Lubricants (Trade Publication), 137
  • — Australian Researches on, 785
  • — for Deep Drawing of Metals, 425, 431*.
  • See LETTER, 551*
  • — for Diamond Wheels (M. G. Beyerinck), 701
  • — Molybdenum Disulphide, 171. See LET
  • TERS, 229, 293, 486, 584
  • Lubricating Oils. See Oils
  • Lubrication of Andritz Oil Engines, 859*
  • — Centralised System of (Trade Publication),
  • 334
  • — for Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 233
  • — of Earth-Moving Machinery (Trade Publica
  • tion), 722
  • — Michell Bearing, Research and Experience
  • of, 854
  • Lubricator for Chain Conveyors (Clarke, Chapman and Co., Ltd.), 674*
  • — Remote, with 10-ft. Hose, 864
  • Lucas, J. (Industries), Ltd., Views on Dependency of Motor-Vehicle Industry on Improvements in Living Standards, 810
  • Lucas, J. C., on Multi-Channel Dynamic Strain Recording, 493*
  • Lucking, E. P., the Late, 814
  • “ Lucy Ashton,” M.S., Resistance Experiments on, 521, 592
  • Luichart, Loch, Dam and Power Station, 615, 629*
  • Lurgi Chemie A.G., Sinter Cooler, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187
  • Lyon, A., and Co. (Engineers), Ltd., Diesel-
  • Driven 4-in. Centrifugal Pump, 215*
  • MAAG GEAR-WHEEL CO., LTD., Gear-Grinding Machine, 474; Gear-Cutting Machine, 474*; Machine for Measuring Errors in Gear Teeth Profiles, 791*. See 779
  • Macadam. See Roads and Tar
  • Macadam Macfarlane Engineering Co., 50-kVA, Petbow Turbo-Alternator Set, 705*
  • Mac. See also Me
  • Machine-Running Times, Electric Recorder for (Servis Recorders, Ltd.), 248*
  • — Shops. See Works and Machine Tools Large, Planning and Running, 620
  • — Testing. See Testing Machine and Tests (Materials)
  • — Theory of, by B. B. Low (Review), 552

Machine Tools:

  • “ A.J.F.” Grinding and Lapping Machine, 867*
  • Belgian Machine Tools (Trade Publication), 298
  • Bolt-Threading Machine (Trade Publication), 753
  • Boring Machine, Precision, Magnetic- Tape Control for (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 25*
  • — and Drilling Machine (Giddings and Lewis Machine Tool Co.), 575*
  • — Drilling and Tapping Machine (F. Town and Sons, Ltd.), 833*
  • — Milling and Drilling Machine, Giddings
  • & Lewis, with British Thomson- Houston Tracer Equipment (Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • — and Turning Mill, Vertical (C. Berthiez), 607
  • Broaching Machine, Vertical and Horizontal (Colonial Broach Co.), 575*
  • Bur, Built-up Tungsten-Carbide, _ 539* Chucking Machine, Automatic, Six- Spindle (National Acme Co.), 574
  • Corrugating Machine, Roll-Type, for Sheet Metal (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 598*
  • Cutter, Rotary, Tungsten-Carbide, “ Seg- bur ” (Flexible Drives (Gilmans), Ltd.), 539*
  • Cutting Machine, Flame-, Automatic (M. Muller Autogenwerk), 510*
  • “ Sparcatron,” for Hard Metals (Impregnated Diamond Products, Ltd.), 684, 698*
  • Die-Sinking Machine, Three-Dimensional (F. Deckel), 698*
  • Dividing Table, Circular, with Optical Adjustment (Usine II of Dixi S.A.), 475*
  • Drill, Hand Hammer (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Pneumatic, with Cartridge-Type Air
  • Motor (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 707* — Concrete Breaker (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 634*
  • — Rock, Pneumatic (Consolidated
  • Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd.), 508*
  • — Units, Flameproof Mining (Trade
  • Publication), 170
  • Drilling Machine, High-Speed, Special- Purpose (W. J. Meddings, Ltd.), 359* Jig, Electronically-Controlled (Ferranti, Ltd.), 537*
  • Turret (Trade Publication), 849
  • — and Boring Machine (Giddings &
  • Lewis Machine Tool Co.), 575*
  • — and Milling Machine, Giddings and Lewis, with British Thomson-Houston Tracer Equipment (Rockwell Machine Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • — Plant for Anhydrite Mine, Billingham-
  • on-Tees, 282*
  • — Radial, Boring and Tapping Machine
  • (F. Town and Sons, Ltd.), 833*
  • — and Tapping Attachment, “ Jay-Dee ”
  • (Caledonian Tractor and Equipment Co., Ltd.), 326
  • Engraving Machine, Letter (F. Deckel), 699 s
  • — and Profiling Machine, Pantograph
  • (F. Deckel), 699*
  • European Machine Tool Exhibition, Milan, 358*, 474*, 509*, 574*, 604* Filing Machine for Dies (DoALL Co.), 734*
  • Flame-Cutting Machine, Automatic (M. Muller Autogenwerk), 510*
  • Forging Machine, 100-ton Precision (Societe des Usines de Louis de Roll S.A.), 474*
  • — — Roll-, “ Rollmaster ” (Wilkins &
  • Mitchell, Ltd.), 277*
  • Form Generator, for Rolling Threads, Worms and Gears (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 358*
  • Gear-Cutting Machine (Gleason Works), 574
  • Machine (Maag Gear-Wheel Co., Ltd.), 474*
  • — Generator, Automatic (W. E. Sykes,
  • Ltd®’, 358*
  • — Grinding Machine (Maag Gear-Wheel
  • Co.., Ltd.), 474
  • — Hobbing Machines for Worm-Gear
  • Pinions (Hermann Pfauter Walzfras- maschinenfabrik), 606*
  • — Shaper Generator, Vertical (W. E.
  • Sykes, Ltd.), 358
  • — Shaving Machine, Rotary (W. E.
  • Sykes, Ltd.), 359*
  • — Spur, Grinding Machine for (Stuart
  • Davis, Ltd.), 732*
  • Grinder, Pneumatic, with Dust Suction Hose (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 407* Grinding Equipment for Cylinders or Bearings (Nicol and Andrew, Ltd.), 326*
  • — Machines (Gardner Machine Co.), 772 (Landis Tool Co.), 575*
  • Bench and Pedestal, Electric (Trade Publication). 784
  • Centreless, Precision Control of Sizing on, 837*
  • Cutter (F. Deckel), 699*
  • Cutter and Tool (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 222*
  • Cutter and Tool (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 359*
  • Double-Spindle (Gardner Machine Co.), 573*
  • Foundry, Dust Suppression from, 36*
  • — — for Internal-Combustion Engine Valve Rockers (A. Scrivener, Ltd.), 117*
  • Internal and Spindle (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 222
  • Pneumatic with Dust Suction Hose (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 407*
  • Pneumatic, High-Speed (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 707*
  • Pneumatic, using Thin Reinforced Grinding Wheels (Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd.), 707*
  • Precision, Semi-Universal (A. A. Jones and Shipman1, Ltd.), 359*
  • Semi-Univeral (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 222*
  • Machine Tools—continued
  • Grinding Machines for Slide-Ways (Vcreinigte Osterreichische Eisen- und Stahlwerke), 604*
  • Spindle and Internal (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 222
  • for Spur Gears (Stuart Davis, Ltd.), 732*
  • Tool (F. Deckel), 699*
  • with Visible Tool Face (Stephen Frankfort), 868*
  • — and Lapping Machine with Indepen
  • dent Spindle, “ A. J. F.”, 867*
  • Machine, Snap-Gauge (F. Studer), 509*
  • — Wheels, Dimensions of, Specification, 297
  • (Trade Publication), 753 Guillotine, Air-Operated (F. J. Edwards,
  • Ltd.), 217*
  • — Shear (Eumeco Aktiengesellschaft fiir Maschinenbau), 606*
  • Precision (Laagland Co.), 607* Hacksaw Blades (Trade Publication), 686 Hammer, Chipping, Pneumatic, with Dust Suction Hose (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 407*
  • — Forging, High-Speed (Eumeco Aktiengesellschaft fiir Maschinenbau), 607
  • Drop-Stamp for Preparation of Bar Stock, 277*
  • — Riveting, Pneumatic (Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd.), 707
  • Hire of Machine Tools, 842. See 514 Honing Machine, Rotary, for Cutting Tools (Woodhouse and Mitchell), 191* Hydraulic Press. See Press (below) International Machine-Tool Exhibition, 1956, Arrangements for, 413
  • Lapping Machine for Centre Holes (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 249*
  • — and Grinding Machine, with Indepen
  • dent Spindle, “ A.J.F.,” 867*
  • Machine, Snap-Gauge (F. Studer, Ltd.), 509*
  • Lathe (Sundstrand Machine Tool Co.), 574*
  • — Automatic, Copying (G. Fischer, Ltd.), 474*
  • Sliding Headstock (A. Bechler S.A.), 475*
  • Vertical-Spindle (Tavannes Machines S.A.), 475*'
  • — Boring and Facing (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Chucking, Vertical-Spindle (Trade Publication), 784
  • — Copying (E. Dubied et Cie), 509* Automatic (G. Fischer, Ltd.), 474* — General-Purpose (N.V. Nederlandsche Machinefabriek “ Artillerie-Inrich- tingen ”), 607*
  • — with Loading and Ejecting Device
  • (Ford Motor Co.. Ltd.). 70*
  • — Turret, Automatic (Manufacture de Machines du Haut-Rhin), 607
  • Automatic Single-Spindle (Tarex S.A.), 509*
  • Letter Engraving Machine (F. Deckel), 699*
  • Machine Shop, Planning and Running, 620
  • — — Management. See Works Manage
  • ment
  • — Tools, Electronic Control of (Ferranti, Ltd.), 537*
  • Hire of, 842
  • Hiring Schemes in United Kingdom, 842. See 514
  • Hiring Scheme in United States, 514, 842
  • Industry, Position in, 291
  • — Permanent Trade Display of (M. C. Layton, Ltd.), 251
  • Trades Association, International Machine-Tool Exhibition, 1956, 413
  • Machining of Chemical Stoneware (Hathernware, Ltd.), 501*
  • Milling Attachment, Universal, UFK Mark 4 (H. Bennett, Ltd.), 413*
  • — Cutters, Helical, Tungsten-Carbide Tipped (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 255*, 291
  • — Machine (Sundstrand Machine Tool Co.), 574
  • Profiling, for Tyre-Moulds (Trade Publication), 753
  • Slot and Recess (Ebosa S.A.), 509* Tool-, Universal (F. Deckel), 698* Universal (Aciera S.A.), 474*
  • — Boring and Drilling Machine, Giddings and Lewis, with British Thomson- Houston Tracer Equipment (Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 610* Pantograph Profiling and Engraving Machine (F. Deckel), 699*
  • Planing and Milling Machine (C. Ber- thiez), 607
  • Pneumatic Drills. See Drills (above) — Hammers. See Hammers (above) Press, Baling, Hydraulic, for Scrap Metal (Fielding and Platt, Ltd.), 571*
  • — Bench, Power, “ Worcester,” Automatic Feed for (Jones and Attwood, Ltd.), 868*
  • — Brake. 110-ton “ Eldair ” (Weldall and . Assembly, Ltd.), 773*
  • — Corrugating, for Sheet Metal, 598*
  • — 50-ton, for Experiments in Deep Draw
  • ing, 431. See LETTER, 551*
  • — High-Speed (L. Schuler A.G.), 605*
  • — Hydraulic (Bucher-Guyer Aktiengesellschaft), 509
  • 35,000-ton Forging (United Engineering and Foundry Co.), 523
  • for Scrap-metal Baling (Fielding and Platt, Ltd.), 571*
  • 200-ton, for Tungsten Powder, 176*
  • — for Laminated-Plastic Manufacture,
  • 18*. See Erratum, 68
  • — Shaving, Bench-Type (S. Allemand), 510*
  • — Tool Making, Courses in, 21.3
  • — Work, Plastic Tools for, 726, 762
  • Machine Tools—continued
  • Profiling Machines, Oxygen-Cutting (Trade Publication), 753
  • — and Engraving Machine, Pantograph
  • (F. Deckel), 699*
  • — Milling Machine for Tyre Moulds (Trade Publication), 753 Roller-Leveller, Budd-McKay, for Sheet Steel, 367*, 459. See LETTER, 486* Router, Heavy-Duty, for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Wadkin, Ltd.), 764*
  • Saw, Band, Contour-matic, Remote- Controlled (DoALL Co.), 734*
  • — — Mitre-Cutting (Marco Machine-
  • fabriek en Handelsonderneming), 607*
  • — Circular, “ Eclipse ” Saw Set for (J. Neill and Co. (Sheffield), Ltd.), 24 —- Portable, for Steel Sections (Trade Publication), 334
  • — See also Hacksaw (above)
  • Sawbench, 3J-in. Capacity, for Wood (Startrite Engineering Co., Ltd.), 246* Screw Machine, Automatic, SingleSpindle (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 408*
  • Screwing Machine, Bolt-Thread (Trade Publication), 753
  • Shaping Machine (Wotan Gereedschaps- werktuigenfabriek), 607
  • Sharpening Machine, Precision, for Tools (R. Habib), 510*
  • Shear, Guillotine (Eumeco Aktiengesell- schaft fur Maschinenbau), 606* Precision (Laagland Co.), 607* Shearing Machine, Rolling for Long Plates (Vereinigte vsterreichische Eisen- und Stahlwerke), 604*
  • — Tools, Sheet-Metal, Portable (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 733*
  • Slitting Machine, Gang (L. Schuler A.G.), 605*
  • Slot and Recess Milling Machine (Ebosa S.A.), 509*
  • Swaging and Wiring Machine for Sheet Metal (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 538* Tapping, Boring and Drilling Machine (F. Town and Sons, Ltd.), 833*
  • — and Drilling Attachment, “ Jay-Dee ”
  • (Caledonian Tractor and Equipment Co., Ltd.), 326
  • Threading Machine, Bolt (Trade Publication), 753
  • Tool, Electric, Portable, Testing Instrument for Earthing of (Electric Methods, Ltd.), 53*
  • — Milling Machine, Universal (F. Deckel) 698*
  • — Plastic, Moulded, for Aircraft Production. 762. See 726
  • Toolroom Work, Machines for, Exhibition, 684, 698*
  • Tracer Mechanism, Electronic, for Machine Tools (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • Turning and Boring Mills. See Boring (above)
  • Turret Lathes. See Lathes (above) Vice, Machine, Hydraulic (Trade Publication), 753
  • “ Visible-Grinder ” Hand-Grinding Machine (Stephan Frankfort), 868* Wiring and Swaging Machine for Sheet Metal (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 538*
  • Woodworking Machinery (Trade Publication), 589
  • Sawbench, 3|-in. Capacity (Startrite Engineering Co., Ltd.), 246*
  • “ Worcester ” Bench Power Press, Automatic Feed for (Jones and Attwood, Ltd.), 868*
  • Machine Vice. See Kzce under Machine Tools
  • — Work. See Machine Tools
  • Machinery, Agricultural, Exhibition, and Smithfield Show, 802*, 834*
  • — Dangerous to Young Persons, Order on, 133
  • — Electrolytic Derusting of, 235
  • — Imports, Duty-Free, Report of Committee
  • on, 129
  • Mackay Industrial Equipment, Ltd., Crawler Tractor with 25-h.p. Fiat Diesel Engine, 412*; Trench-Digging Machine, 569
  • Mackley, E. N., and Co., Flameproof Lighting Fittings (Trade Publication), 653
  • MacLellan, P. and W., Ltd., Penstock for Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 632*
  • Mactaggart, E. F., the Late, 292
  • Mac. See also Me
  • Maddison, J. T., on Plastic Tools of Polyester Resins, 727
  • “ Magnatest Q ” Magnetic Sorting (Trade Publication), 393
  • Magnesium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Magnets and Cores, Low-Loss (Trade Publication), 265
  • — Permanent, Investigations on Alloys for, 672 Magnetic Alloy Strip, Production by Powder
  • Metallurgy. 853
  • — Separators (Trade Publications), 653, 784
  • — Sorting (Trade Publication), 393
  • — Tape Recordings for Automatic Control
  • of Machine Tools, 25*
  • — Work at Royal Observatories, 234
  • Mahr, C., Involute Recording Machine for Measurement of Gears, 791. See 779 Maiden and Co., Ltd., Bolt Threading Machine (Trade Publication), 753
  • Mains, Electric. See Cables under Electric Maintenance, Plant, Conference on Work Study and Planning for, 228
  • Malaya as Market for British Engineering Goods, 725, 748
  • Maleic Anhydride Plant of Monsanto Chemicals, Ltd., 8
  • Man’s Future, Challenge of, by H. Brown (Review), 685
  • Man and Metal, Views on Industrial Progress in Wales, 675
  • Management, British Institute of, Pamphlet on Management in Small Firms, 646; Brochure on Factory Performance and Productivity in United States, 842; Brochure on Capital Requirements of Electric-Motor Industry in United States, 842
  • — Course by Tube Investments' Ltd., 547
  • — of Works. See IPorks Management
  • Manchester Association of Engineers, Presidential Address by S. N. Clift on Nuclear Power and Coal, 449'. See Erratum, 652
  • — Bradford Colliery,, 3,720-h.p. Koepe Wind
  • ing Engine at, 564*
  • — Business Efficiency Exhibition, Opening of,
  • 163
  • — Christie Hospital, Orthotron and Betatron
  • S3 700*
  • — Joint Research Council, Report on Shortage
  • of Draughtsmen, 417
  • — Sheffield-Wath Railway Electrification, New
  • Woodhead Tunnel, 20*; Inauguration of Electric Passenger Service, 387. See LETTER, 453; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electric Locomotive, 413*; Operating Experiences on, 759
  • — University, Application of Maxwell’s
  • Reciprocal Theorem to Williot-Mohr Diagrams, 827*; Variable-Speed Induction Electric Motor, 832*
  • Mandbook Press, Production of Technical Handbooks and Manuals (Trade Publication), 686
  • Mann Egerton and Co., Ltd., 92-h.p. Motor Lorry for 8J-ton Pay-Load, 411*
  • Mann, H. C., the Late, 782
  • Mansfield Colliery, Coal-Preparation Plant at, 769*
  • — Nottingham Railway, Prestressed-Concrete
  • Bridge, 741
  • Manuals, Technical, Production of (Trade Publication), 686
  • Manufacture de Machines du Haut-Rhin, Automatic Turret Lathe, 607
  • — Scientific Methods in. See Works Manage
  • ment
  • Manuscripts, Books, Prints and Drawings, Scott Collection, Catalogue of, by B. M. Cooper (Review), 685
  • Marbaix, G. E., Ltd., Magnetic Separators (Trade Publication), 653
  • Marchwood Power Station, Dual-Firing, at, 195; Description, 441; Tubular Growth oil Surface of Concrete at, 558*
  • Marco Conveyor and Engineering Co., Ltd., Coal and Ash Handling Plant (Trade Publication), 849
  • Marco Machinefabriek en Handelsonderneming, Mitre-Cutting Band Saw, 607*
  • Marconi Instruments, Ltd., Image Amplifier, 720
  • Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd., “ Radiolocator IV ” Marine Radar (Trade Publication), 41; “ Salvita ” Radio Transmitter and Receiver, 84*; Radio Equipment for Ships’ Lifeboats, 423; Navigation Plotting by Radar (Trade Publication), 653; “Martinet” Electronic Helmsman, 767*
  • Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Radio Equipment for Hatfield Aerodrome Control Tower, 253; Industrial Television Camera, 440*; Training College, 616; Equipment for Rowridge Television Transmitting Station, 702*
  • Margam Steelworks, Strike of Coke-Oven Employees. 96, 128
  • Marine Auxiliary Machinery, Cable Ship “ Recorder,” 566*
  • Machinery, Rubber Mountings for, 556* Machinery, S.S. “ Orsova,” 56*
  • Machinery, S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 258, 260
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engines. See Engines; Turbines; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Engineers, Institute of, Presidential Address
  • by H. A. J. Silley, on Ships and Docks, 481 Necessity for Recruitment of, 647
  • — Engineering Industry and Ship-Repair
  • facilities, 481
  • — Propulsion, 34,000-s.h.p. Geared-Turbine,
  • S.S. “ Orsova,” 56*
  • 20,000-s.h.p. Geared-Turbine, Twin- Screw S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 258, 260* Pametrada Progress Report for 1953, 7 9,000-s.h.p. Sulzer Diesel Engine, M.S.
  • “ Wonosobo,” 708*
  • Torsionmeters for Measurement of Power, 554
  • Voith-Schneider, Propelling System for Tugs, 118*
  • See also Engines; Turbines; Propellers; Torsionmeters
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Markets. See Trade
  • Markland, E., on Influence Lines for Continuous Beams, 242*
  • Marks, Dr. E., on Heat Capacity of Laminations, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • Marley Tile Co., Ltd.,' “ Marleythene fl Thermoplastic Piping, 252
  • “ Marleythene ” Thermoplastic Piping, 252
  • Marples, R. M., and Sons, Ltd., Hedgecutter, 61* Marples, Ridgeway and Partners, Ltd., Wharf at Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 528
  • Marshall, A. L., Ltd., “Masterveyor” Band Conveyor (Trade Publication), 849
  • Marshall, Dr. P., on Production of Stainless- Steel Powder, 850
  • Marshall Richards Machine Co., Ltd., Drawing Machine for Copper Tubes, 81*
  • Marshall, Sons and Co., Ltd;,, 70-b.h.p., Diesel- Engined Tractor, 666*
  • Marshalling Yard, Coal-Wagon, Mechanical (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 377*
  • Railway, at Alloa, 388
  • Railway, “ Wagontroler ” for (Nortons- Tividale, Ltd.), 26*
  • “ Martinet ” Electronic Helmsman, 767*
  • Marton, S., on Production of High-Strength Materials and Parts by Powder .Metallurgy, 853
  • Martonair, Ltd., Duplex Two-Way Valve, 838* Masing, G., Presentation of Platinum Medal to, 362
  • Mason’s Cement Works, Claydon, Extension to, 220*
  • Mass, Standards of, Measurement and Comparisons of, 785
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Annual Report, 715
  • Massey-Harris-Ferguson Organisation, Developments in, 66
  • Massey-Harris-Ferguson (Sales), Ltd., Agricultural and Earth-Moving Tractors (Trade Publication), 73
  • Mast, 200-ft. Temporary, Rowridge Television Transmitting Station, 702*
  • Master Patternmakers, National Society of, Aims, 709
  • “ Masterveyor ” Band Conveyor (Trade Publication), 849
  • Materials, New, Effect on Progress, 325
  • for Electrical Engineer, 590
  • — Raw, Bulk-Handling Equipment for (Trade
  • Publication), 298
  • — Strength of. See Stress and Tests (Materials') Materiel Traction Electrique, Societe, Single
  • Phase Electric Locomotives, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • Mathematics, Concise History of, by D. J. Struik (Review), 232
  • — and Science, Teachers of, Report on, 1
  • — Transcendental Functions, Higher, by Staff
  • of Bateman Manuscript Project (Review), 4a
  • Mather and Platt, Ltd., Pumping Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 187
  • Maudslay, J., the Late, 813
  • Maxim, Hiram, Inquiry for Letters of, 293
  • Maxwell’s Reciprocal Theorem, Application of, 827*
  • May and Baker, Ltd.,Polyvinyl Alcohol Films, 296 “ Mazda ” Electric Lamps (Trade Publication), 653
  • “ Mazda ” Lamps and Fittings, Showroom for, 736
  • McAlpine, Sir A., and Sons, Ltd., Tame Bridge Foundry, 482, 505*; Sulphuric Acid Plant, Widnes, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • McAlpine, Sir R., and Sons, Ltd., bank of England Printing Works, 315*; Marchwood Power Station, 441; Investigations on Tubular Growth on Surface of Concrete, 558*; 3J-cub. yd. Drag-Line Excavator, 565*
  • McGrath, J., Ltd., Long-Life Storage Battery, 327
  • Mclnery, O. S'., the Late, 158
  • McLaren, J. and H., Ltd.,, Film of Domestic Generator Sets1, 732; Two- to Eight- Cylinder Air-Cooled Diesel Engines, 738*
  • McLean, Dr. D., on Crystal Slip and Grain- Boundary Sliding during Creep, 240
  • McLellan and Partners, Flow-Indication Panels for Ore-Preparation Plant, 49*
  • McLeod, R. J._(Contractors), Ltd., Loch Shin Hydro-Electric Scheme, 68; Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme,, 495*
  • McQuillan. Dr. A. D., on Nickel-Titanium Alloy, 427
  • McQuillan, M. K., on Titanium-Chromium System and Titanium-Gold System, 427 Me. See also Mac
  • Meadows, H., Ltd., 85-b.h.p. Four-Cylinder Horizontal Diesel Engine for Motor Vehicles, 476*
  • Measurement of Temperature in Engineering, Vol. I, by H. D. Baker, E. A. Ryder and
  • N. H. Baker (Review), 552
  • Measuring Instruments for Agricultural- Machinery Research, 15
  • Measuring Instruments (Pullin), Ltd., Compact Ammeter or Voltmeter, 733*; Control Instrument for Electroplating Vats, 742*; Instruments for Industrial Switchboards (Trade Publication), 849
  • Mechanical Engineers, American Society of, Conference on Combustion, 1955, 398; Congress on Air Pollution, 1955, 682

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of:

  • Model Form of Contract, 24 Clayton Fellowships and Grants, Awards, 168
  • Part I Examination, 263.
  • Members of Council Holding Directorships, 332, 489
  • Conference on Combustion, 1955, 398
  • Conference for Schoolmasters on Recruitment to Mechanical Engineering Profession, 684
  • London Meetings, Winter Session: Annual Dinner, 516. See 513 Presidential Address, by Dr. R. W. Bailey on Research in Mechanical Engineering, 516. See 547
  • Parsons Lecture on Factors Influencing the Continuing Developments of Steam Turbines, by F. Dollin, 585
  • Clayton Lecture on Guided Missiles, by G. W. H. Gardner, 692*; 811
  • Conference on Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, 780. See TIT, 781
  • Hawksley Lecture on Recent Studies of Metallic Friction, by Dr. F. P. Bowden, 814*
  • Automobile Division:
  • Chairman’s Address by J. H. Pitchford, on Development of Internal-Combustion Engine, 555
  • Paper for Written Discussion:
  • Michell Bearing Lubrication, by Dr.
  • C. F. Kettleborough, B. R. Dudley and E. Baildon, 854
  • Steam Group:
  • Supervisory Equipment for Indication of Shaft Distortion in Steam Turbines, by D. Antrich, H. W. B. Gardiner, and R. K. Hilton, 758
  • Electrical Measurement of Steam-Turbine Rotor Movements with Special Reference to Operation and Design of Modern Power Plant, by J. L. Ashworth, J. S. Hall and A. H. Gray, 758
  • Summer Meeting.
  • Southampton, 1955, 588
  • Mechanical Engineers, Recruitment of, 777, 780, 781
  • — Engineering, Definitions for Use in, Speci
  • fication, 752
  • Profession, Recruitment to, Conference for Schoolmasters on, 684
  • Research in, 516
  • — — Research Laboratory, Safety Factor in
  • Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders, by S. E. Mitchell, 75*; High-Speed Testing Machine for Ball Bearings, 695*; Development of Gear-Measuring Machines, 789*. See 779
  • — Lubricator. See Lubricator
  • — Stoker. See Stoker
  • Mechanics, Maxwell’s Reciprocal Theorem,
  • Application of, 827*
  • Meddings, W. J., Ltd., High-Speed, Special- Purpose Drilling Machine, 359*
  • Medical Problems of Aircraft Engineer, 463*
  • — Research Council, Report on Human
  • Relations in Industry, 65
  • Medway College of Technology, Extensions to, 357
  • Meetings, Notices of, 32, 287, 319, 351, 383, 415, 447, 479, 512, 544, 580, 612, 644, 676, 712, 744, 776, 808, 840, 871
  • Meig Tunnel, Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 631 *
  • Mellish, B., on Titanium-Rich Alloys of Titanium, Iron and Oxygen, 427
  • Melville, W., bn N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Steam Engine, 783. See 419,442*. See LETTER, 519
  • Memorials to H.M. Airship R.34, Proposed, 261
  • Mercast (Great Britain), Ltd., Precision Casting with Frozen Mercury, 354
  • Mercedes Benz Sports Motor Car, Rear Axle for, 541*; Petrol Engine for, 578*
  • Merchant Navy Engineer Officers, Pay and Conditions of, 675
  • — Ships. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • — Shipbuilding. See 'Shipbuilding
  • Mercury, Frozen, for Foundry Patterns, 194
  • — Shortage of, 354
  • Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, 796*
  • Merton Park Studios, Cinema Films on Steelmaking, 215
  • Mervyn Instruments, Infra-Red Spectrometer with Diffraction Grating, 77*
  • Merz and McLellan, Conon Valley Hydro- Electric Scheme, 615, 629*
  • Metal Box Co., Ltd., Progress of, 746
  • — Carbon in, Apparatus fof Determination o
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 755*
  • — Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Creep and Fracture at High Temperature's^
  • N.P.L. Symposium bn, 237*
  • Metal Detection, Ltd., Electronic Detector for Non-Ferrous Metals, 636*
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue and Fatigue Tests
  • under Tests (Materials)
  • — Federation, British Non-Ferrous, Pamphlet
  • “ Just the Job,” 484
  • — Finishing Employees, Wage Increases for, 64
  • — Industry, Problems of, International, Discussion on, 611, 675

Metals, Institute of:

  • Special Autumn London Meeting, Programme, 398
  • Symposium op Mechanism of Phase Transformations in Metals, 1955, Programme, 723
  • Symposium on Advances in Science and Practice of Powder Metallurgy. See under Iron and Steel Institute
  • Autumn Meeting, Zurich:
  • Programme, 102
  • Inaugural Proceedings', 361 Nomination of Officers, 362 Presentation of Platinum Medal to Prof.
  • G. Masing, 362
  • Reports of Discussions, 362, 394, 427 Visits and Excursions, 394, 427
  • Autumn Lecture on Attempts to Improve Aluminium Reduction Since Heroult and Hall, by Prof. A. von Zeerleder, 395
  • Application of Grain Refinement to Cast Copper-Aluminium Alloys Containing the Beta Phase, by Dr. J. P. Dennison and E. V. Tull, 362
  • Grain-Refining Additions for Cast Copper
  • Alloys, by A. Cibula, 362
  • Influence of Extrusion Direction on Corrosion and Stress-Corrosion of Alu- minium-Copper-Magnesium Alloys, by E. A. G. Liddiard and W. A. Bell, 394
  • Staining of Clad Aluminium-Alloy Sheets During Salt-Bath Heat Treatment, by E C. Williams and H. J. G. Challis, 394
  • Papers on Constitution of Titanium Alloys: Structure of Titani um-Tin Alloys in Range
  • 0 to 25 atomic-per cent. Tin, by Dr.
  • H. W. Worner, 427
  • Re-investigation of Nickel-Titanium Alloy and Observations on B/(a -j- B) Boundaries in Titanium Systems, by Dr. A. D. McQuillan, 427
  • Free-Energy Diagram of System Titanium- Oxygen, by Dr. O. Kubaschewski and W. A. Dench, 427
  • Structure of Titanium-Silver Alloys in Range 0-30 atomic-per cent. Silver, by Dr. H. W. Worner, 427
  • Re-determination and Interpretation of
  • Titanium-Rich Region of Titanium- Chromium Systems, by M. K. McQuillan, 427
  • Methods for Determining Liquidus Points of Titanium-Rich Alloys, by Dr. W. Hume-Rothery and D. M. Poole, 427
  • Constitution of Titanium-Gold System in
  • Region 0-6 atomic-per cent. Gold, by M. K. McQuillan, 427 Constitution of Titanium-Rich Alloys of
  • Titanium, Iron and Oxygen, by Dr.
  • N. P. Allen, T. H. Schofield and B. Mellish, 427
  • Metal-to-Metal Bonding, “ Redux ” Adhesive for (Aero Research, Ltd.), 319
  • — Non-Ferrous, Consumption of, 290
  • Ferrous, Electronic Detector for (Metal Detection, Ltd.), 636*
  • — Phase Transformations in, Mechanism of,
  • Symposium on , 1955, 723
  • — Recovery from Flue Gases, Investigations
  • on, 488
  • — Sandwich Methods for Aircraft Construc
  • tion, 380
  • — Sheet, Deep-Drawing of, Investigations on,
  • 425, 431*. See LETTER, 551*
  • Plastic Tooling of, 726, 762 Roll-Type Corrugating Machine for (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 598*
  • — Structure of. See Metallography; Micro
  • photographs
  • — Tubes, Cinema Films on (Yorkshire Copper
  • Works, Ltd.), 766
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Metallisation, Ltd., Wire Process of Metal Spraying (Trade Publication), 201
  • Metallographic Studies and Creep Mechanism, 239
  • Metallography. See also Metals; Metallurgy; Microphotographs

Metallurgy:

  • Alloy, Aluminium, Building Sheet (Trade Publication), 201
  • for Casting (Trade Publication), 201 Casting, Caustic Etching for Examination of, 865*
  • Copper, and Brass, Products Fabricated from (Trade Publication), 201
  • Extrusions of (Trade Publication), 488
  • for Rolling Stock, Mechanical Properties of, 43*
  • Staining of Clad Sheets in Salt- Baths, 394
  • for Steam-Heating Coils in Oil Tankers, 28*
  • Use in Motor Lorry, 411*
  • Copper-Magnesium, Extrusion and
  • Stress-Corrosion of, 394
  • — Chromium-Nickel-Iron, Cold Work Transformation in, 786
  • — Copper, Grain Refinement in, 362 Aluminium, Grain Refinement in, 362
  • Base, Code of Inspection for Castings of, 109
  • and Silver, Suitability for Electrical Contactor Contacts Compared, 827* See also Brass; Bronze, etc.
  • — Creep-Resisting, Symposium on, 237 — Hard-Facing (Trade Publication), 553 — Heavy (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Iron, of High Purity, Tensile and
  • Impact Properties of, 40
  • Nickel-Chromium, Cold Work Transformation in, 786
  • Nitrogen, Effect of Heat-Treatment on, 40
  • — Lead, Creep Characteristics of, 785
  • — Light, for Aircraft, 380 for Engineering Purposes (Trade Publication), 41
  • Extruded Sections for Panel Construction (T.I. Aluminium, Ltd.), 570* Manufacture of Tubes of (J. Booth and Co., Ltd.), 173*
  • for Road-Vehicle Manufacture
  • (Trade Publication), 589 Use for Sledge Construction, 177* — Nickel-Chromium-Iron, Cold Work
  • Transformation in, 786
  • — Nimonic, Developments in (H. Wiggin
  • and Co., Ltd.), 302*
  • — Non-Ferrous, Heavy-Duty Router for (Wadkin, Ltd.), 764*
  • — for Permanent Magnets, Investigations
  • on, 672
  • — Steel, Castings (Trade Publication), 849
  • — “ Telecon ” (Trade Publication), 653 — Tin-Nickel r Electrodeposition of, 151 — Titanium, Forgings of (W. Jessop &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 380
  • Investigation on Structure and Constitution of, 427
  • — Tungsten-Carbide-Cobalt, Production by Sintering, 854
  • Nickel-Iron, Production by Sintering, 853
  • Blast Furnaces. See Furnaces Brass. See Brass Bronze. See Bronze Cast Iron. See Cast Iron Coke Ovens. See Coke Ovens Corrosion of Metals. See Corrosion Foundry. See Foundry; Moulding Furnaces, Electric. See Furnaces Heat Treating 120-ft. Fractionating Column, 319
  • — Treatment; Case-Hardening Plant using “ Carbodrip ” (Wild-Barfield Electric Furnaces, Ltd.), 472*
  • of Creep-Resisting Alloys, 238 of High-Purity Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, Effect of, 40
  • Inclusions in Steels, Effect on Fatigue Tests, 854
  • Iron Manufacture. See Furnaces, Blast — Ore. See Ore
  • Metals, Behaviour at Low Temperatures, Research on, 786
  • — Spraying, Wire Process of (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Tests of. See Tests (.Materials') Metallurgical Investigations at Fulmer
  • Research Institute, 616. See LETTER, 719
  • — Literature, Universal Decimal Classification Applied to, 8
  • -— Scheme for British Columbia and Yukon, 231*
  • Powder Metallurgy Applied to Production of Fine Tungsten Wire, 175*
  • Science and Practice of, Symposium on, 544, 850
  • Pyrometers. See Pyrometers Refractories. See Refractory Materials
  • Metallurgy—continued
  • Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • Slag Crushing and Grinding Plant, Lackenby Works, 183
  • Sponge Iron and Direct-Iron Processes, by E. P. Barrett (Review), 137
  • Steels, Alloy and Special, 60-ton Direct- Arc Tilting Furnace for Production of, 830*
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces Steelmaking, Cinema Films on (Merton Park Studios), 215
  • — at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long
  • and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • — Oil Firing in, 195
  • — Process, Proposed, Thring Counterflow Continuous, 722
  • — Telecommunications at Fairless Works, Melting Shop, 217
  • Temperature Distribution in Hot Steel Ingots, 818
  • Welding. See Welding
  • See also Iron and Steel Institute; Metals, Institute of; Metallography; Microphotographs; Foundry
  • Meteorological Work at Royal Observatories, 234
  • Meter Discs, Hatfield, for Heat Flow (Joyce, Loebl and Co., Ltd.), 47*
  • — Liquid-Flow, Miniature. 396*
  • — “ Prover ” Units, Mobile, for Aircraft
  • Fuelling Vehicles (Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd.), 84
  • — Radiological Quantity (Baldwin Instrument
  • Co., Ltd.), 720
  • — Thickness, for Non-Ferrous Layers (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 120*
  • — Torque, for High-Speed Ball-Bearing Test
  • ing Machine, 696*
  • — Ultra-Violet Radiation (Hanovia, Ltd.),
  • 768*
  • — See also Electric
  • Methane from Collieries, Use of, 327, 355
  • Metric System, Thermodynamic Tables in, for Water and Steam, by O. H. Faxen (Review), 201
  • Metro-Cutanit, Ltd., Electrodes for Spot Welding (Trade Publication), 265
  • Metropolitan-Cammell Railway Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Rolling Stock for London Tube Railways, 642*
  • Metropolitan Combustion Engineering, Ltd., Draught-Control Equipment for Boiler Flues, 311*
  • — Taxicab, 47-b.h.p. (Beardmore Motors,
  • Ltd.), 478
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., Booklet on Training of Professional Engineer, 68; Electrical Equipment for Rolling Mill of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 89; Impulse Tests of 275-kV Transformer, 133; Flameproof Mining Drill Units (Trade Publication), 170; 52-5-MW Turbo Generators, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electrical Locomotive, 413*; Training Scheme of, 484; 52-5-MW Turbo-Generators, 529*, 568; Exhibits at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538; 3,720-h.p.
  • Koepe Winding Engine, 564*; Amplifiers for Differential Analyser, 660; Orthotron and Betatron for Christie Hospital, Manchester, 700*; Attenuation of Vibrations by Use of Leaf Springs, 856
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Export Co., Ltd., Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • — See also London
  • Meyerhans, Dr. K., on Ethoxyline Resins for Tool Manufacture, 727
  • Michell Bearing Lubrication, Research at Sheffield University 854
  • Micro-Sizer for Precision Control of Shafts of Grinding Machines (A. Scrivener Ltd. and Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd.), 837*
  • “ Microbus,” Volkswagen Motor Wagon, 540* Microphotograph, Bolt Steels after Creep Tests, 239*
  • — Diamond Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness
  • Testing, 760*
  • — Friction Between Metallic Surfaces, 814*
  • — Sheet Steel for Motor Car Bodies, 367*. See
  • LETTER, 486*
  • Microstructure of Metals. See Metallography; Microphotographs
  • Middle East, Economic Developments in, 1952-53, 34
  • Oil in, Its Discovery and Development, by S. H. Longrigg (Review), 136
  • Middlesex County Council, Callender-Hamilton Bridge at Walton-on-Thames, 254*
  • “ Midge ” Fighting Aeroplane (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 347*
  • Midland Silicones Ltd., Insulating and Waterproofing Compound (Trade Publication), 458; Barry Silicone Production Plant, 562* Milan, European Machine Tool Exhibition, 358*, 474*, 509*, 574*, 604*
  • Milford Haven, Docks, Extension Scheme for, 679
  • Military Motor Transport. See Motor Vehicle Mill, Ball, for Grinding Scheelite, 175* and Pebble (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Experimental, for Mixing Rubber, 763*
  • — Grinding, Laboratory, High-Speed (Steele
  • and Cowlishaw, Ltd.), 766*
  • — Hammer, Portable, Petrol-Driven, (Scottish
  • Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd.), 125*
  • — Rolling. See Rolling Mills
  • Millars Machinery Co., Ltd., De-Watering System, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • Millett, Levens (Engravers), Ltd., Wiring Circuit Reproduction by Etching, 736*
  • Milling Machines and Cutters. See Machine Tools
  • Millington, E., the Late, 782
  • Mills, Dr. H. R., on Bulk-Material Wagons for Steel Works, 301
  • Millspaugh, Ltd., Production of Paper-Making Machinery, 843
  • Mine Anhydrite, Billingham-on-Tees, Drilling Plant, for, 282*
  • — Car, Brake Gear for (Distington Engineer
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 733*
  • Mine, Coal. See Collieries
  • — Electrical Inspector’s Report, 1951, 6
  • Mine Safety Appliances Co., Telecommunications for Steelworks, 47
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • — See also Coal; Collieries; Mining; Ores;
  • Winding
  • Mineral Oils. See Oils
  • — Resources of Australia, Commercial Uses
  • of, 818
  • — See also Coal; Mining; Ores
  • Mineworkers, National Union of, Need for Increased Productivity in Mining Industry, 32; Collection of Trade-Union Dues for, 64; Pension Scheme for Miners, 64; Experimental Wage Increases for Fillers, 160; Desire for Abolition of Bonus Shift, 320; Overtime Ban at Rotherham Collieries, 352
  • Mining, Copper, in Northern Rhodesia, Developments in, 714
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Summer Meeting,
  • Sheffield, Dinner, 102
  • — Equipment, Overseas Orders for, Criticism
  • of, 32
  • — Industry, Collection of Trade-Union Dues
  • in, 64; Pension Scheme for Miners, 64; Desire for Abolition of Bonus Shift, 320
  • Experimental Wage Increases for Fillers, 160
  • Flameproof Drill Units for (Trade Publication), 170
  • Manpower and Productivity Statistics for 480
  • Need for Increased Productivity in, 32 Overtime Ban in, 352
  • —- — Provision of Houses for Miners, 511
  • — Service, Rectifier Equipment for (Trade
  • Publication), 9
  • Ministry of Labour and National Service. See under Labour
  • — of Supply. See Supply
  • — of Transport. See Transport and Civil
  • A viation
  • “ Minor ” Polarograph (Trade Publication), 104
  • Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., 1,520-b.h.p. Diesel Engine, 148*
  • Mirrors for Motor Vehicles, Influence on Road Accidents, 328, 339*, 354, 360
  • Missiles, Guided, Development of, 692*
  • Mitchell Engineering, Ltd., Mechanical Coal- Wagon Marshalling Yard, 377*
  • Mitchell, L. A., Ltd., Impregnating and Drying Machine for Plastic Manufacture, 18*. See Erratum, 68; Chemical Plant (Trade Publication), 233
  • Mitchell, S. E., on Safety Factor in Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders, 75*
  • Mitchell Yeadon and Sons, Ltd., Refuse-Disposal Plant Building at Yeadon, 85*
  • Mixer, Steel, 600-ton, at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • Mixing and Drying Plant, Tar-Macadam. See Tar-Macadam
  • — Machines, Concrete. See Concrete
  • M.K. Electric, Ltd., Electrical Accessories (Trade Exhibition), 722
  • M-O Valve Co., Ltd., Radio Valve Assembly by Induction Heating, 864
  • Model Beams, Tests on, 626*. 656*
  • — Devonport Dockyard Oiling Jetty, 4
  • — Engineer Exhibition, 264*
  • — of Equipment for Hydraulic Transport of
  • Coal, 5
  • — Experiments and Ship Design, 456
  • on Spillway Structures, 51*
  • See also Aeronautics; Tank Experiments
  • — Hartley-Ashby Repeatered-Cable Laying
  • Gear, 4*
  • — of Kwinana Oil Refinery, Western Austra
  • lia, 4
  • — “Lady of the Lake” Locomotive, 1862,
  • 264*
  • — of Locomotive “ Rocket,” 196
  • — Rubber, of Dams and Groynes, 4
  • — Ship, Victory, Scale-Effect Experiments on,
  • 591
  • — for Stress Determination. See Photo-Elastic
  • — Wooden, of Iron-Ore Transporter, 798* Modern Transformer Co., Ltd., Heating of
  • Vibrator Screens (Trade Publication), 653 Modular Co-Ordination in Building Industry, 583
  • “ Mohloob ” Lubricating Oil, 730
  • Moisture, Research on Measurement and Phenomena of, 786
  • Molybdenum Disulphide, Properties and Applications (Alpha Corporation), 171. See LETTERS, 229, 293, 486, 584
  • — Products (Trade Publication), 553 “Molykote” Lubricant, 171. See LETTERS,
  • 229, 293, 486
  • “ Monarch ” Lightweight 10-h.p. Four-Wheel Tractor. 803*
  • Monck, B., on Eclipse of Engineer in Management, 329. See 321, 353, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • Monckton, Sir W., on Dock Strike, 579 Monmouthshire, Industrial Progress in, 675 Mono-Cam, Ltd., Fuel-Injection Pump for High-Speed Diesel Engines, 279*
  • Monoplane. See Aeronautics
  • Monro, J. M., and Son, Office Building for de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., 82*
  • Monroe Calculating Machine Co., Ltd., Electrically-Operated Calculating Machine (Trade Publication), 233
  • Monsanto Chemicals, Ltd., Maleic Anhydride Plant, 8
  • Montagnon, Dr. E. L., the Late, 356
  • Monte Generoso, Switzerland, Television Equipment at, 63
  • Montgomery, A., Ltd., Production Exhibition, 35, 70*, 151*
  • Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., Refractory Bricks (Trade Publication), 233; Silicon-Carbide Elements for Electric Furnaces, 280*; Silicon-Carbide Element® for Electric Furnaces (Trade Publication), 458; Central Research Department, 729*
  • Morgan, V. T., on Application of Particle-Size Analysis to Quality Control of Metal Powders, 852; on Properties of Sintered Filter Elements, 852
  • Moroney, E. F., the Late, 101
  • Morphew, K. L., bn Heat Capacity of Laminations, 103. See LETTERS, 69, 167. 293
  • Morris Commercial Cars, Ltd., 30-cwt. Motor Van, 446*
  • Morris, Dr. D.J bn Shaft Resilience in Servo-
  • Mechanisms, 756*
  • Morris, H., Ltd., Exports of Lifting Machinery and Mechanical-Handling Equipment, 779 Morris Oxford “ Traveller ” Motor Wagon, 540*
  • Morrison, A. C. (Engineers) Ltd., Portable Arc-Welding Set, 125; 1-2-h.p. Petrol- Driven Generating Set, 125
  • Morrison Automatic Pumps, Ltd., Deep-Well, Turbo-Jet Pump, 509*
  • Morrison, H., Moral Wrong of Unofficial Strikes, 643
  • Morrogh, Brig. W. F., the Late, 262
  • Motor Boat, Cruiser “ Perpetua ” with Deborine Fibreglass Hull (Halmatic, Ltd.), 252*. See Erratum, 298
  • Model with Radio Control, Saunders- Roe, Ltd., 99, 112*
  • Racing, Tubular Framing for (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 135*
  • Tug with Voith-Schneider Propulsion (W. Cory and Son, Ltd.), 118*
  • — Car Accessories, Influence on Road Acci
  • dents, 328, 339*, 354, 360
  • Austin “ Sheerline,” 125-h.p. Gas-Turbine, with Heat Exchanger, 293
  • Bodies, Materials for, 608*
  • Bodies, Sheet Steel for, 355, 366*, 459.
  • See LETTER, 486*
  • Design for Safety, 354, 360, 370*
  • Design, Trends in, 545
  • Engines. See Engines, Petrol Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers
  • Institution of, Automobile Division Exports to Australia, 130, 131, 258 Ford “ Vedette,” 608* Industry, Position in, 290 Manufacturers, Mergers by, 99
  • — Mechanical Parking System for, 188
  • Military. See Motor Vehicles
  • “ Multi ” Power Take-Off for (Weighers
  • (Livestock), Ltd.), 835*
  • Racing, Connaught (Connaught Engineering), 228*
  • Sporting, Performance and Sale of, 842 Style, Design of (Trade Publication), 553 Trends in Design of, 450*, 576*, 608*
  • — — See also Motor Vehicles; Motor Cycles
  • — Carriage, Railway. See Carriages
  • — Chassis, Royal Tiger Worldmaster, for
  • Motor Omnibus (Leyland Motors, Ltd.), 476*
  • — Commercial, Transport Exhibition, Inter
  • national, Earl’s Court, 387, 410*, 445*, 476*
  • — Cruiser. See Motor Boat
  • — Cycle and Cycle Exhibition, London, 647
  • — Electric, Alternating-Current, Brook Motors,
  • Ltd. (Review), 265
  • Alternating-Current (Trade Publication), 73
  • at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538
  • Commutator, Variable-Speed, Theory of
  • (Trade Publication), 869
  • 3,000-h.p. Direct-Current, for Rotor Test House (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 267*
  • for Experimental Work (Trade Publication), 104
  • Fractional Horse-Power (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 504
  • in Handling Equipment (Trade Publication), 104
  • Induction, Variable-Speed Brushless, 832*
  • Industry, Capital Requirements of, 842
  • — — Industry, Turnover of Crompton Parkin
  • son, Ltd., 842
  • 3,720-h.p., for Koepe Winder (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 564* Protective Relay for (P. and B. Engineering
  • Co., Ltd.), 29*
  • 4,500-h.p. Synchronous, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 318*
  • Testing Plant for, British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd., 308*
  • — Industry, Effects of Dock Strike on, 578 , 611 Institute of, Summer School, Cambridge,
  • 1955, 772
  • Motor-Car Construction, by H. Ferguson, 66
  • Pension Scheme of British Motor Corporation Ltd., 643
  • — — Research Association, Investigations on
  • Visibility Tests for Motor Cars, 370*
  • — Internal-Combustion. See Aeronautics;
  • Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats;
  • Tractors
  • — Launches. See Motor Boats
  • — Lorries. See Motor Vehicles
  • — Manufacturers and Traders, Society of,
  • Commercial Motor Show, 387, 410*, 445*, 476*; British Military Vehicles Display, 451, 473*; Smithfield Show and Agricultural Machinery Exhibition, 802*, 834*
  • — Marine. See Engines; Marine Propulsion;
  • Motorships
  • — Omnibus, 150-b.h.p. Diesel-Engined, with
  • Royal Tiger Worldmaster Chassis (Ley- land Motors, Ltd.), 476*
  • 125-b.h.p. 64-Seater, London Transport, 410*
  • 64-seater, Suspension System for, 411*
  • — Paraffin. See Engines, Oil
  • — Petrol. See Aeronautics; Engines, Petrol;
  • Motor Boats; Motor Cars; Tractors
  • — Propulsion, for Guided Missiles, 692*, 811
  • — Road Rollers. See Road Rollers
  • — Show, Earl’s Court, 540*, 576*, 608*
  • — Traction, for Diesel-Electric Locomotives,
  • Design of, 225
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — Truck, Fork, 4,000-lb., Flameproof, Diesel-
  • Driven (Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd.), 508
  • Motor Truck, Fork-Lift, Load-Capacity
  • Gauge for (Lansing Bagnall, Ltd.), 153 Fork-Lift, Pocket Manual on (Trade
  • Publication), 265
  • — Tug. See Motor Boat
  • — Vehicle, Air Pollution by, Report on, 718.
  • See 715
  • at Baghdad Trade Fair, 538
  • Characteristics arid Road Accidents, 328, 339*, 354, 360
  • — Design for Safety 354, 460', 370* 92-h.p. Diesel-Engined, for 81-ton Pay-
  • Load (Mann Egerton and Co., Ltd.), 411* 5/6-cub. yd. Dump Truck (Fodens, Ltd.), 415*
  • Dumper, 7|-cub. yd. (Aveling-Barford, Ltd.), 634*
  • Earth-Moving, 30-ton Driving Axle for (Kirkstall Forge Engineering, Ltd.), 476*
  • — Eight-Wheeled Platform Type Lorry (E.R.F., Ltd.), 446*
  • — — Estate Car, Hillman “ Husky,” 540*
  • — — Heavy, Output Statistics, 227
  • Industry, Dependence on Rising Standards of Living, 810
  • Industry, Expansion Plans, 482
  • Industry, Position in, 545
  • Industry, Prospects of, 450
  • — Industry, Record Output by, 130
  • Lorry-Mounted Excavator (Winget, Ltd.) 771*
  • — — Military, Display, 451, 473* Panels, Plastic Tooling of, 726
  • 50-h.p. Road Grader (Galion (Great
  • Britain), Ltd.), 707*;
  • — Scammell Articulated Lorry and Trailer, 445*
  • — Station Wagons, Trends in Design of, 540*
  • — — 65-h.p. Straddle Carrier, 707*
  • — 47-b.h.p. Taxicab (Beardmore Motors, Ltd.), 478
  • — 5-cwt. “ Thames ” Van (Ford Motor Co., Ltd.), 446*
  • — 5-cwt. Three-Wheeled Van (Reliant Engineering Co. (Tamworth), Ltd.), 446*
  • — — Tracked, Military, with 1,000-h.p. Gas
  • Turbine, 473*
  • 30-cwt. Van (Morris Commercial Cars, Ltd.), 446*
  • — 30-cwt. Van (Vauxhall Motors, Ltd.), 446
  • — 600-cub. ft. Van with Plastic-Covered Body (University-Commercials and Coachwork, Ltd.), 446
  • — Wagon for Carrying Flour in Bulk (H. Simon, Ltd.), 23*
  • Wagon, Morris Oxford, “ Traveller,” 540*
  • Wagon, Volkswagen “ Microbus,” 450*
  • — Wagons. See Motor Vehicles; Tractors Motorships Under Construction, Lloyds
  • Statistics, 136
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 7, 37, 95, 113,
  • 150, 169, 216, 253, 280, 310, 344, 408, 442, 494, 534, 567, 636, 664, 701, 739, 767, 806, 836, 863 •
  • — “ Lucy. Ashton,” Resistance Experiments
  • on, 521, 592
  • — “ Sechura,” Launch of, 709*
  •  ?— Tug with Voith-Schneider Propulsion (W. Cory and Son, Ltd.), 118*
  • — “ Wonosobo,” 9,000-s.h.p. Sulzer Diesel
  • Engine, 708*
  • — See also Marine Propulsion
  • Mott, Prof. N. F., on Rate-Determining Process in Creep, 240
  • Mouchel, L. G., and Partners, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 436*; Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 514, 528*, 568*
  • Mould, Tyre, Profiling Miller for (Trade Publication), 753
  • Mouldings for Investment Casting Process (Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd.), 79*
  • — Machines, Shell (Polygram Casting Co.,
  • Ltd.), 54*, 284
  • — — Shell-, Duplex (Fairbairn Lawson
  • Combe Barbour, Ltd.), 642*
  • Wood. See Machine Tools
  • — Plant, Tame Bridge Foundry, 507*
  • — Process, Compaction, for Rocker Arms
  • (Ford Motor Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • — Shell, Equipment for (Polygram Casting Co.,
  • Ltd.), 54*, 284
  • Machine, Duplex (Fairbairn Lawson
  • Combe Barbour, Ltd.), 642*
  • — See also Foundry
  • Mountings, Rubber, for Ship Machinery, 556* Mowlem, J., and Co., Ltd., Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560*
  • Mr. E., Entry into an Engineering Career, 841 Muffler, Sound, for Jet-Aircraft Running-Up
  • Pen (Detuners, Ltd.), 536*
  • Muir-Hill Hydraulic Loader with 1-cub. yd. Bucket, 666*
  • Mullard, Ltd., Ultrasonic Vibration Cleaning Machine, 172*; Production of Fine Tungsten Wire, 175*; Germamum Diodes in Glass Envelopes, 673; Diagnostic X-Ray Tubes. 720; Radio Tuning Indicator, 795; Miniature Pentode Valves with Close Grid Space, 868
  • — Research Laboratories, Linear Electron
  • Accelerator, 502*
  • Muller, M., Autogenwerk, Automatic Flame- Cutting Machine, 510*
  • “ Multi ” Power Take-Off for Motor Cars, 835* Multitubular Boilers. See Boilers
  • Mumbles and Swansea Railway, by C. E.
  • Lee (Review), 393
  • Municipal Services and Public Works Congress and Exhibition, Olympia, Programme, 403, 614, 634*, 666, 679, 705*
  • Murchie Trading Co., Ltd., Industrial Stethoscope, 152*
  • Murex, Ltd., Review of Present Knowledge of Atomic Energy (Trade Publication) 722 Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., Low-Hydro- gen Welding Electrodes (Trade Publication), 9; Continuous Electrode for Arc Welding, 568
  • Murray, G., on Yield Point in Steel, 366*.
  • See 355, 459. See LETTER, 486* Murray M., Work on Naval Architecture, 455
  • Murray River, Hume Reservoir Dam, Australia, 166*
  • Museum, Science, London, Exhibition of Astronomical Books, 263; Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station at, 837
  • Mustart, J. W. S., the Late, 651
  • NAPIER, D. and SON, LTD., “Eland” TurboPropeller Aero Engine, 121*; “Oryx” Turbo-Gas Generator for Helicopters, 347*; “Eland” Gas-Turbine Engines for “ Rotodyne ” Helicopter, 864*;
  • Naples, Comet Aircraft Disaster, Inquiry, 548,587,618,648, 680,716. See 573*
  • National Acme Co., Automatic Six-Spindle Chucking Machine, 574
  • — Coal Board, Human Relations in, 32; Need
  • for Increased Productivity, 32; Overseas Orders by, Criticism of, 32; Collection of Trade-Union Dues, 64; Pension Scheme for Miners, 64; Treorchy Testing Station for Miners’ Lamp Bulbs, 77; Experimental Wage-Increase Scheme for Fillers, 160; Overtime Ban at Rotherham Collieries, 352; Mechanical Coal-Wagon Marshalling Yard, Dalkeith, 377* High-Tension Submersible Pump, 494*; Provision of Houses for Miners, 511; 3,720-h.p.
  • Koepe Winding Engine, 564*; Protective Devices for Belt Conveyors, 628; Report on Coal-Tub Vibrators, 636*; Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 661 *; Coal-Preparation Plant, Mansfield Colliery, 769*; Research on Production of Smokeless Fuels, 806; Anderton Shearer-Loader for Coal Cutting and Loading, 869*
  • — Federation of Engineers’ Tool Manufac
  • turers’ Annual Dinner, 578
  • National Gas and Oil Engine Co., Ltd., Performance of Dual-Fuel Engine, 363*'
  • — — Turbine Establishment, Fuel Atomiser,
  • 381
  • — Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service, Course
  • on Fuel Efficiency as Aid to Production, 188
  • — Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Open
  • Days at, 14
  • — Joint Advisory Council, on Economic
  • Position in Britain, 160
  • National Physical Laboratory
  • Formation of Control-Mechanism and Electronics Division, 103
  • Tests of Copper for Bus-Bars, 144* Model Experiments on M.S. “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • Tests on Low-Drag Hydrofoil, 624 Experiments on Side-Launching of Ships, 655
  • Analogue Computer for Solving Differential Equations, 659*
  • Diamond Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, by F. R. Tolmon and J. F. Hall, 760*
  • Automatic Testing Machine for Gear- Pitch Errors, 790*. See 779
  • Symposium on Creep and Fracture of Metals at High Temperatures:
  • Report of Proceedings, by E. Brimelow,
  • 237
  • Present Problems in Development and Use of Creep-Resisting Alloys, by Dr.
  • N. P. Allen, 237
  • Fracture under Complex Stress Creep Conditions of 0-5 Molybdenum Steel at 550 deg. C. and Commercially- Pure Copper at 250 deg. C., by Dr. A. E. Johnson and N. E. Frost, 237 Investigation into Formation of Intercrystalline Fractures in Several Heat- Resisting Steels under Tri-axial Stress, by Dr. W. Siegfried. 238*
  • Effect of “ V ” Notch oil Tensile-Creep Behaviour of Molybdenum-Vanad- ium Steel, by R. W. Ridley and H. J. Tapsell, 238
  • Theory of Tertiary Creep and Fracture, by Dr. C. Crussard and J. Friedel, 238
  • Basic Principles of Creep-Resisting Alloy, by G. Delbart and A. Constant, 238
  • Effect of Alloying on Creep of Metals, by L. A. Rotherham and L. G. Tottle,
  • 238
  • Creep and Ageing Effects in Solid Solutions, by Prof. A. H. Cottrell, 238
  • Grain-Boundary Participation in Creep Deformation and Fracture, by Prof; N. J. Grant, 239
  • Creep of Solid Solutions and Compounds in Metallic Systems, by 1.1. Kornilov,
  • 239
  • Metallographic Structure and Creep, by Prof. J. W. Freeman and Dr. C. L. Corey,' 239
  • Relationship of Laboratory Studies to Behaviour and Fracture of Materials in High Temperature Service, by Dr. C. H. M. Jenkins, 239*
  • Approach to Problem of Intercrystalline Fracture, by R. Eborall, 239
  • Plastic Deformation of Aluminium Single Crystals at Elevated Temperatures, by Dr. R. D. Johnson, Dr. A. P. Young and Dr. A. D. Schwope, 239 Creep Processes, by Dr. R. A. Wood,
  • 240
  • Discussion of Some Models of Rate- Determining Process in Creep, by Prof. N. F. Mott, 240
  • Some Fundamental Experiments on High- Temperature Creep, by Prof. J. E. Dorn, 240
  • Interaction between Crystal Slip and Grain Boundary Sliding during Creep, by Dr. D. McLean, 240
  • Mechanism of Grain Boundary Displacement, by Prof. F. N. Rhines, 240
  • Theory of Brittle and Ductile Fracture with Application to Creep Fracture, based on Dynamical Behaviour of
  • National Physical Laboratory—continued Dislocations and Condensation of Vacancies, by Dr. A. Kochendorfer, 240
  • Effect of Changing Load During Creep, by Dr. Y. N. Rabotnov, 240
  • Tertiary Creep of Creep-Resisting Nickel- Chromium Base Alloys, by Dr. W. Betteridge, 240
  • National Research Development Corporation! N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Steam-Operated Prime Mover, 419, 442*. See LETTERS; 519,783
  • National Service, Impact on Industry, Conference on, 217
  • National Smelting Co., Ltd., Avonmouth Works, 68
  • Nationalisation, Decreasing Demand for, 128
  • — of Engineering Industry, Proposals for,
  • 256, 352
  • Nationalised Industries, Directing Personnel of, 321, 331, 353, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • Natural Gas in Great Britain, Search for, 3, 516
  • — Resources (Technical) Committee, Report
  • bn Use of Towns’ Waste in Agriculture, 296
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • Naval Architects, Institution of:
  • Spring Meeting, London, 1955, Arrangements for, 831
  • Autumn Meeting, Yugoslavia, 1955 Arrangements for, 831
  • Autumn Meeting, Torquay: Programme, 360
  • Inaugural Proceedings, 423 Unveiling of W. Froude Memorial, 423* Report of Discussions, 423, 491, 521, 554, 591, 624, 655
  • The Admiralty Experiment Works, Haslar, by Dr. R. W. L. Gawn, 424, 496*. See 491
  • B.S.R.A. Resistance Experiments on “Lucy Ashton,”: Part III—Ship- Model Correlation for Shaft Appendage Conditions, by H. Lackenby, 521, 592
  • Measurement of Power, by Dr. T. W. F. Brown, 554
  • Scale-Effect Experiments on Victory Ships and Models, by Dr. W. P. A. van Lammeren, Dr. J. D. van Manen and A. J. W. Lap, 591
  • Experiments with Low-Drag Hydrofoil, by R. L. Townsin, 624
  • Side Launching of Ships with Special Reference to Trawlers, by D. J. Doust, 655
  • Naval Architecture, Historic Origins of, 455 See also Warships
  • — Construction. See Warships
  • — Warfare. See Warships
  • Naval. See also Warships
  • Navigation, Aerial. See Aeronautics Navigational Equipment, S.S. “ Orsova,” 58 Navigators’ and Engineer Officers’ Union, Wages and Conditions in Mercantile Marine, 675; Views on Prospects of Shipbuilding Industry, 711
  • Navvy. See Excavator
  • Navy, British. See H.M. under Warships
  • — German. See German under Warships
  • — United States1;' See United States under
  • Warships)
  • — See also Naval; Warships
  • “ Navyboard ” Fibreglass Sheeting, Fixing of, 603*
  • Neal, R. H., and Co., Ltd., Mobile Crane with 12-ft. Flying Jib, 705*
  • Needle Roller, Automatic Assembly of (Ford Motor Co., Ltd.), 70*
  • Neidhart, H. J., Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • Neill, J., and Co. (Sheffield), Ltd., “ Eclipse ” Saw Set for Circular Saws, 24*; Hack-Saw Blades (Trade Publication), 686
  • Nelson, Sir G., on Electrical Engineering in World Trade, 11; on Brazilian Trade, 98
  • Netherlands State Railways, Callender-Hamilton Bridge, 255*
  • Neuman, Ch. J., Ltd., Long-Distance Lubricator, 864
  • New York, Congress on Air Pollution, 1955, 682
  • — Zealand, Auckland, 675-MW Mobile
  • Rectifier Equipment for, 71
  • Government Railways, 250-b.h.p. Diesel Shunting Locomotives, 311; 1,500-h.p. Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 602*
  • Roxburgh Hydro-Electric Scheme, Callender-Hamilton Bridge, 255*
  • State Hydro-Electric Commission, Wai er- Wheel, 44,444-kVA Alternators for, 250*; Annual Report, 569
  • Newcomen Society, Restoration of Memorial to John Wilkinson, 844*
  • Newfoundland-Scotland Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*, 740*
  • Newsham, R., on Multi-Channel Dynamic Strain Recording, 493*
  • Newton, Unit of Force, 81. See Erratum, 246 Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., Gas Plant, Dumbarton Gasworks, 503*; Purifiers at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 664*
  • Newton-Collins, Ltd., Dust-Collection at Yeadon Refuse-Disposal Plant, 85
  • Newton Victor, Ltd., Resomax Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment, 701
  • Nickel Production and Utilisation, 581
  • Nicol and Andrew, Ltd., Grinding Equipment for Cylinders or Bearings, 326*
  • Nicolaisen, J., on Reduction of Vibration of Ship Machinery, 556*
  • “ Nike,” United States Army Missile, 694 Nimmo, H., the Late, 550
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four, Broadcast, Views on Progress in University Technological Education and Recruitment to Engineering Profession, 777, 780, 781
  • Noise Reduction in Motor Cars, 373
  • — and Vibration, Display Unit for Frequency
  • Analysis of (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 804*
  • Non-Conducting Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • Non Destructive Testing Congress, Glasgow, 787
  • — Ferrous Metals. See Metals; Metallurgy Norfolk, Sea Palling, Sea Defence Works at,
  • 407*
  • — and Western Railway, United States,
  • 4,500-h.p. Steam-Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153*
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., 3,030- h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-Current Locomotive, 178*; 1,750-h.p. Coal-Burning Gas-Turbine Locomotive, 326, 351;
  • Apprenticeship Scheme, 484; 3f-cub. yd. Drag-Line Excavator, 565*
  • — East Coast Institution of Engineers and
  • Shipbuilders, Presidential Address by P. L. Jones, on Marine Engineers, 647; Laing Lecture on Partnership of Science and Engineering, by Sir E. Appleton; 782 Essex Technical College and School of Art, Opening of, 469*
  • North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. (1938), Ltd., Apprenticeship Scheme, 484
  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Loch Shin Scheme, 68; Finlarig Power Plant. 250*; Isle of Harris Power Scheme, 293*; 22-kV Submarine Cable for Outer Hebrides, 345; Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495*; Conon-Valley Hydro- Electric Scheme, 615, 629*; Radio Station for Repair Gangs, 616; Corrieyairack Pass, 132-kV Transmission Line, 742; Gisla Scheme for Island of Lewis, 868
  • — Staffordshire, Keele University College,
  • Technological-Education Curriculum of, 777, 781
  • — Thames Gas Board, “ Arie ” Gas Thermo
  • stat, 212*
  • — Wales Hydro-Electric Scheme, 357
  • North-West Power Industries, Ltd., Taku River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 231*
  • — Western Gas Board, “ Rochdale ” Process,
  • 162, 188*
  • Northampton Sand Ironstones;, Pelletising by Vacuum-Extrusion, 8
  • Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd., Corrugated Aluminium Sheet (Trade Publication), 9; Aluminium Paint (Trade Publication), 201; Light Alloy for Road-Vehicle Manufacture (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Ireland, New Industries for, 451
  • — Rhodesia, Copper Mining in, Develop
  • ments in, 714
  • Norton, Sir J. F., and Co., Ltd., 150-ton Mechanical Drawbench for Light-Alloy Tubes, 173*
  • Nortons-Tividale, Ltd., “ Wagontroler ” for Marshalling Yards, 26*
  • Norway, Economic Conditions in, Report on, 747
  • Notch Effect in Steels at High Temperatures, 238
  • Notched-Bar Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Notes, Labour, 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 288, 320, 352, 384, 416, 448, 480, 511, 543, 578, 611, 643, 675, 711, 743, 775, 807, 839, 872
  • Notices of Meetings, 32, 287, 319, 351, 383, 415, 447, 479, 512, 544, 580, 612, 644, 676, 712, 744, 776, 808.; 840, 871
  • Nottingham-Mansfield Railway, Prestressed Concrete Bridge, 741
  • Nouvion, F., on,Electric Locomotives for Valenciennes-Thionville Line, 16*
  • Nuclear Energy, Journal of, Quarterly Magazine, First Issue, 451, 453
  • — Physics; Developments in, 323
  • Nuffield Foundation, Manpower in Building Industry, Report on, 416
  • Nurali te Sales, Ltd., Asbestos-Bitumen Roofing Material, 76
  • Nuttall, Dr. H., on Flow of Viscous Incompressible Fluid, 298*
  • N.V. Nederlandsche Machinefabriek “ Artil- lerie-Inrichtingen,” General-Purpose Lathe, 607*
  • Nyasaland, Development Plan for, 34
  • Nylon Drop-Stamp Belting (British Nylon
  • Spinners, Ltd.), 83
  • OAKLAND METAL CO., LTD., Lubricant for
  • Diamond Wheels, 701
  • Oatley, C. W., on New Materials for Electrical Engineer, 590

Obituary:

  • Adam, J. L., 134
  • Akers, Sir W. A., 617
  • Atkinson, J. T., 168
  • Baillie, J. W., 134
  • Banker, H. W., 782
  • Beckenham, Capt. C. W., 617
  • Beldam, W. R., 617
  • Bellamy, A. V., 845
  • Birchall, Col. A. H., 421
  • Boys, E., 617
  • Browne, D. R. H., 168
  • Burton, Sir G. D., 39
  • Carlow, C. A., 229, 262
  • Chalmers, Dr. T. W., 845
  • Colebrook. Dr. F. M., 39
  • Compton, Dr. K. T., 5
  • Constable, A. D., 683
  • Cooper, A. B., 421
  • Coote, A. P., 485
  • Coverley, R. H., 517
  • Cowan, Lieut.-Col. P. J., 651
  • Davis, C. F., 101
  • Deacon, H. J., 517
  • Douglas, Dr. G. P., 550
  • Eckener, Dr. H., 229
  • Erickson, A. E., 134
  • Evans, Sir W. H., 651
  • Fisher, Dr. J. W., 262
  • Fitzgerald, T., 453
  • Folland, H. P., 356
  • Furniss, W. M. B., 617
  • Gill, H. A., 617
  • Ginman, A. H., 651
  • Gloag, Major V. F., 749
  • Grant, F., 421
  • Grey, W. O., 845
  • Griffiths, H.. 39
  • Hedley, Major G., 651
  • Herring, E. A., 550
  • Hill, Air Chief Marshal Sir R. M., 485!'"
  • Hippisley, E. T., 813
  • Hooper, H. R., 69
  • Horsfall, W. M., 749
  • Howarth, Dr. O. J. R., 39
  • Hughes, S. W., 421
  • Hulme, E. W., 550
  • Jeffreys, W. R., 262
  • Johnstone, A. H., 168
  • Jones, F. H., 69
  • Kalis, E. D., 617
  • Kennedy, Sir J. M., 324*
  • Lamb, A. J., 719
  • Larard, Dr. C. E., 421
  • Leith, P. A. R., 356
  • Lemon, Sir E., 845
  • Lennard-Jones, Sir J. E., 617
  • Lillicrap, C., 356
  • Lister, T. F., 100
  • Lucking, E. P., 814
  • Mactaggart, E. F., 292
  • Mann, H. C., 782
  • Maudslay, H. C., 782
  • Mclnery, O. S., 168
  • Millington, E., 782
  • Montagnon, Dr. E. L., 356
  • Moroney, E. F., 101
  • Morrogh, Brig. W. F., 262
  • Mustart, J. W. S., 651
  • Nimmo, H., 550
  • Ockenden, F. E. J., 229
  • Orange, W. J., 229
  • Orme, R. T., 719
  • Paddon, A. M., 356
  • Parker T P 421
  • Petter, Sir E. W., 100. See Erratum, 134
  • Pistor, D. R. A., 453
  • Ramage, G. S., 749
  • Rawlings, W., 197
  • Rea, Hon. J. R., 262
  • Richardson, Prof. A. R., 749
  • Riddell, W. G., 134
  • Ridley, Col. T. K. G., 197
  • Ross, H. M., 356
  • Safrazyan, L., 229
  • Salusbury-Trelawny, Major J. M., 617
  • Schmidt, J. W., 617
  • Scrivener, A., 845
  • Searle, Dr. G. F. C., 845
  • Sharp, E. E., 814
  • Sheardown, H. E., 168
  • Smith, W. M., 453
  • Spence, C. A., 292
  • Spencer, Capt. F. W., 356
  • Stevens, T., 550
  • Steward, Sir H., 292
  • Tagg, S„ 356
  • Taylor, H. E., 421
  • Taylor, J. P., 229
  • Thompson, E., 100
  • Turing, A. M., 39
  • Turnbull, C., 324
  • Walker, Sir H., 197
  • Webb, J., 421
  • Williams, Sir H. G., 134
  • Wilson, P. H., 168*
  • Woodfield, F. W., 292
  • Wyatt, T. C., 814
  • Yates, H. G., 389
  • Observatory, Greenwich, Royal, Herstmonceux, Astronomer Royal’s Report, 233
  • Occupational Hygiene Society, British, Conference on Radiation Hazards in Industry, 216
  • Ocean, Radioactive-Waste Disposal in (Review), 721
  • Ockenden, F. E. J., the Late, 229
  • O.E.E.C., Comments on Strasbourg Plan, 35; Activities in Europe (Review), 232; Statistics of National Product and Expenditure, 1938, 1947-52, 386; Survey of European Trade, 546; Survey of Power Station Equipment by, 566; Report on Oil- Refinery Expansion, 614; Report on Electricity Supply in Europe, 687; Economic Conditions in Denmark, Iceland and Norway, 747; Timber Supplies in Europe, 843
  • Oerlikon Engineering Co., High-Power Circuit- Breaker Testing Station, 126*; 1,500-
  • MVA High-Power Electrical Testing Plant (Trade Publication), 686
  • Office-Machinery Exhibition, Manchester, 163
  • — Management Association, Salaries and
  • Length of Service of Clerical Employees, 224
  • — Types of Machine for, 583
  • Officine Meccaniche Riunite Milan, Low- Voltage Contactors, 569*
  • Ohmen, E., on Universal Decimal Classification Applied to Metallurgical Literature, 8
  • Oil, Advantages as Boiler Fuel, 793
  • — Black, and Coal, in West European Fuel
  • Market, 418
  • — Engines. See Engine, Oil; Motor Cars;
  • Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Equipment Industry, Position of, 67
  • — Firing in Steelmaking, 195
  • — Fuel Burner (Trade Publication), 73
  • Burner, Automatic (Trade Publication), 520
  • Use in Power Stations, 454
  • — and Gas Flames in Open-Hearth Furnaces,
  • Length of, 818
  • — Gas Plant, Catalytic, at Stafford, 737*
  • — Industry, Australian, 166
  • Equipment for, 194
  • — Lubricating, with Reduced Viscosity-
  • Variation (Borlase, Field and Co., Ltd.), 730 for Turbine Gearing (C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd.), 731
  • See also Lubricants: Lubrication
  • — in Middle East, Its Discovery and Develop
  • ment, by S. H. Longrigg (Review), 136
  • — Motors. See Engines, Oil; Motor Vehicles;
  • Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Persian, Agreement on, 226
  • Oil Pipeline, Submarine, at Accra, Gold Coast, 303*
  • — Production and Tanker Requirements, 34
  • — Refinery, Aden, 1,500 Gallons per Minute
  • Rotary Pump, 672*; Sulphur Dioxide Production at, 38
  • at Antwerp, Houdriflow Catalytic Cracking Unit at, 517
  • Equipment for Tropical Climates, 204 Expansion and Consumption Trends, Report, 614
  • Fawley, Extensions to, 583
  • Kwinana, Western Australia, Model of, 4 of B. Wiggins and Co., Ltd., Extensions to, 697
  • — Refining Equipment Industry, Position of,
  • 450
  • — Seals (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Search for, Film of, 751
  • “ Oil Skins,” Use of Polyvinyl Chloride in, 295 Oil Switches. See Switchgear
  • — Tanker Cargoes, by J. Lamb (Review), 752 — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics,
  • 136
  • Docks for, at Milford Haven, 679
  • Freight Requirements for, 34
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 7, 37, 95, 113, 150, 169, 216, 253, 280, 310, 344, 408, 442, 494, 534, 567, 636, 664, 701, 739, 767, 806, 836, 863
  • “ Sechura,” for Peruvian Navy, Launch of, 709*
  • Steam-Heating Coils of Aluminium Alloy for, 28*
  • “Tide Austral,” H.M., Launch of, 408 “ Tide Race,” H.M., Launch of, 310
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • - Transformer, with Oxidation-Inhibiting Additive (Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd.), 440
  • — See also Lubrication; Petroleum Old Centralians Luncheon, 513
  • Oldbury Chain-Grate Stokers, Suitability for Firing Shell Boilers, 795*
  • Olding, J., and Co., Ltd., Scraper and Cable- Control Unit, 123*; 3j-cub. yd. Drag- Line Excavator, 565*
  • Olympia. See Exhibition
  • Omnibus, Motor. See Motor Omnibus
  • Onions and Sons (Levellers), Ltd., Scraper and Cable-Control Unit, 123*
  • Ontario, Hydro-Electric Power Commission of, Annual Report, 848
  • Opancol Ltd., Electric-Contact Hygrometer for Automatic Humidity Control, 835 Open-Hearth Furnace. See Furnace Optical Instruments (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Projector, Production of Masters for
  • (Aldridge Tool and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • Orange, W. J., the Late, 229
  • “Orcutt” Lead-Measuring Machine for Gear Teeth, 791*. See 779
  • Ore, Iron, African, for United States Steel Industry, 323
  • Crushing Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Ross Engineers, Ltd.), 186
  • — Discharging, Handling and Storage Plant; Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Fine, Pelletising of, 8
  • — Supplies for European Coal and Steel Community, 483
  • — Preparation Plant, Flow-Indication Panels for, Steel Co. of Wales, Ltd., 49* Transporters, Bidston Dock, Birkenhead (J. Booth and Brothers), 796*
  • Organisation for European Economic Cooperation, Comments on Strasbourg Plan, 35; Work of (Review), 232; Statistics of National Product and Expenditure, 1938, 1947-52, 386; Survey of European Trade, 546; Survey of Power-Station Equipment by, 566; Report on Oil-Refinery Expansion, 614; Report on Electricity Supply in Europe, 687; Report on Economic Conditions in Denmark, Iceland and Norway, 747; Timber Supplies in Europe, 843
  • Orient Steam Navigation Co., S.S. “ Orsova,” 56*
  • “ Origineering ” Leaflets of Lincoln Electric Co., Ltd. (Trade Publication), 722
  • Orme, R. T., the Late, 719
  • “Orpheus” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Bench Trials of, 868
  • “ Orsova,” S.S., Twin-Screw Orient Liner, 56* Orthotron at Christie Hospital, Manchester (Metropolitan-VickersElectrical Co.,Ltd.) 700*
  • “ Oryx ” Turbo-Gas Generator for Helicopters, 347*
  • Oscillations, Electric. See Electric Oscilloscopes. See Electric
  • Oslo, Rubber Conference at, Reduction of Vibration of Ship Machinery, by J. Nicolaisen, 556*
  • Ove Arup and Partners, Bank of England Printing works,1, 315*
  • Ovens, Coke. See Coke Ovens
  • — Electric, for Drying Welding Electrodes
  • (Quasi-Arc Co., Ltd.)1, 471
  • Overhead Cranes. See Cranes
  • — Lines Power Transmission, British Elec
  • tricity Authority’s Annual Report, 418
  • Power Transmission, Carrier Communication on, for Irish Electricity Supply Board, 800*
  • Power Transmission, 275-kV, Cinema Film of, 421
  • Power Transmission, Compression Joints for (Ferrum (England), Ltd.), 48*
  • Power Transmission, 132-kV, Corriey- airack Pass, Scotland, 742
  • Power Transmission, New Zealand, 569 Power Transmission, Salvi Spacers for, 48*
  • Overtime Ban in Dock Industry, 160 in Mining Industry, 352
  • — Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96
  • Owen, Prof. J. B. B., on Approximations for Sec e, 749. See 594*
  • Owen-Barnett, R. A., on Ageing of Mild-Steel Strip After Rolling-; 786
  • Owen Falls Hydro-Electric Power Plant, Cinema Film of, 869
  • Oxford, Conference on Human Problems in
  • Industry, 1956, 865
  • — Street, London, “ Autoflex ” Traffic-Control System in, 717
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding. See Welding Oxygen-Cutting Profiling Machines (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Liquid, Converter for (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 380*
  • - Use in “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 374*
  • — and Temperature Recorder (G. Kent, Ltd.), 444
  • “P.124” Jet-Propelled Training Aircraft, 572
  • “ Packaged ” Boilers, British Builders of, 5 Packing Cases, Rain-Making Tank for
  • Weather-Proof Tests of, 563*
  • — Plant at Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560*
  • — Research Centre of Export Packing Services, Ltd., 563*
  • Packman, P. J., Potato Harvester, 248*
  • Paddon, A. M., the Late, 356
  • Page, Sir F. Handley, on Electricity in Aircraft, 457
  • Paint, Aluminium (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Priming, Rapid-Drying, 838
  • — Use of Synthetic Resins for, 848. See 843 Pakistan Industries and Foreign Investors, 615
  • — Water for Irrigation in, 99. See LETTER,
  • 167
  • Pallets, Flat and Wire-Mesh (Trade Publication), 784
  • — Steel (Trade Publication), 170
  • Pametrada, Progress Report for 1953, 7
  • Panel Construction, Stiffened, with Light Alloys (T.I. Aluminium, Ltd.), 570*
  • Panhard “ Dyna ” Motor Car, Rear Suspension for, 542*
  • Pantograph Profiling and Engraving Machine (F. Deckel), 699*
  • Paper-Making Machine, Fourdrinier, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 318* — Machinery, Production of, 843
  • — and Pulp Mills, Calhoun, Tennessee,
  • Bowater Paper Corporation, 226, 291, 317*
  • Parachute Harness, Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment, 381
  • Paraffin Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • “ Paraminor,” De Laval, Washing Machine for Small Components, 735*
  • Park Royal Vehicles, Ltd., 125-b.h.p. 64-
  • Seater Motor Omnibus, 410*
  • Parker, F., Ltd., Asphalt-Mixing Plant, 666*
  • Parker, L. P., the Late, 421
  • Parkeston Quay, Harwich, Reconstruction of, 459
  • Parking Cars, Mechanical System for (Car Parking Systems, Ltd.), 188
  • Parkinson, Sir L., and Co.., Ltd., Views on Civil and Consulting Engineers Abroad, 678 Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, Memorandum on Higher Technological Education, 131
  • Parsons, B. E., Grain and Grass Dryer, 834*
  • Parsons, C. A., and Co’.. Ltd., 32-MW Alternators, 156*; 1,750-h.p. Coal-Burning
  • Gas-Turbine Locomotive, 326, 351;
  • 30-MW Turbo-Generator, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 438*; 1,000-h.p. Gas-
  • Turbine for Military Vehicle, 473
  • Parsons, C. A., of Australia, Ltd., South Australian Works of, 427
  • Parsons Lecture on Factors Influencing Development of Steam Turbines, 585
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Particle Counting and Sampling, for Atmospheric Dusts, 37
  • Partington Gasworks, “ Rochdale ” Process at, 162, 188*
  • Passenger Aeroplane. See Aeroplane under Aeronautics
  • — Steamers. See Steamers
  • Paterson Hughes Engineering Co., Ltd., Electric Overhead Travelling Cranes (Trade Publication), 426
  • Patry, Dr. M., Nickel-Base Catalyst for Oil- Gas Plant, 738
  • Patterns, Foundry, Frozen Mercury for, 194
  • — Making Machines. See Machine Tools Patternmakers, Master, National Society of,
  • Aims of, 709
  • Paul, K. S., Ltd., Properties and Applications of Molybdenum Disulphide, 171. See LETTERS, 229, 293, 486, 584
  • Paul, W. J., on Plastics for Press-Tool Manufacture, 726
  • Pavement, Soil-Stabilised, for Roads and Airfields in Germany, 268*
  • — Moving, “ Speedwalk,” Erie Station,
  • Hudson and Manhattan Railroad, 226
  • P. and B. Engineering Co., Ltd., Protective Relay for Electric Motors, 29*
  • Peacock and Bewlay, Mechanical-Engineering Building, Birmingham University, 59*
  • Peake, O., Views on National Insurance Scheme, 807
  • Pearl, M. L., on Intelligence and Flow of Information in Industry, 813. See 677
  • Pearson, R. G., on Secant Approximation and Perry Formula, 594*. See LETTER, 249
  • Peat Firing at Portarlington and Allenwood Power Stations, 735
  • Peattie, J. D., on Past., Present and Future Electrical Development, 623
  • Pebble and Ball Mills (Trade Publication), 201 “Pee-Wee” Thread-Rolling Generator, 358* Pegson, Ltd., Manufacture of Centrifugal and
  • Reciprocating Pumps by, 52*
  • Pell, O., Control, Ltd., Refraction Geophone, 773*
  • Pelleting Slurries, Plant for, 14
  • Pelletising of Iron-Ore Fines, 8
  • “ Pellew,” Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 567
  • Pelton Wheel, 42,000-h.p., Finlarig Scheme, 250*
  • Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., Maiden Voyage of S.S. “ Iberia,” 415
  • Pensions, Retirement, Government Reports on, 743, 775, 807
  • — Scheme in Mining Industry, 64; for Railway
  • Employees, 96, 543; in Transport Industry, 96; in Motor Industry, 643
  • Penstock for Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme (P. and W. MacLellan, Ltd.), 632*
  • Pentagonal-Tank Transformer (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 213*
  • “ Perfecto LC ” Heavy-Duty Oil for Turbine Gearing, 731
  • Periodicals and Serials: Their Treatment in Special Libraries, by D. Grenfell (Review), 297
  • Permali Ltd., Film “ Clear Road Ahead,” 24 Permanent Magnets. See Magnets
  • Association, Laboratories and Work of, 672
  • — Way, “ Permali ” Insulating Fishplates
  • for, 24
  • Work on British Railways, 518
  • Permutit Co., Ltd., Feed-Water Treatment Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 438
  • “ Perpetua ” Motor Cruiser, with Deborine Fibreglass Hull (Halmatic, Ltd.), 252*. See Erratum. 398
  • Perry Formula and Secant Approximation, 594*. See LETT®, 749
  • Persian Oil Agreement, 226
  • Personal, 6, 38, 69, 101, 135, 167, 197, 228, 262, 292, 324, 356, 389, 421, 453, 485, 517, 550, 585, 617, 651, 684, 719, 749, 783, 812, 844
  • Peruvian Navy, Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” Launch of, 709*
  • Pescara-Muntz, Free-Piston Air Compressor, 634*
  • Petbow, Ltd., 60-h.p., Gas-Turbine Alternator Set, 705*
  • Peters, G. D., and Co., Ltd., Gate-Operating Gear for London Tube Lifts, 51. See Erratum, 292
  • Petrocarbon, Ltd., Catalytic Cracking Unit at Antwerp, 517
  • Petrol Motors. See Aeronautics; Engines, Petrol; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Exhibition, Olympia, 1958, 454
  • — Equipment, Council of British Manufacturers of, Orders for Oil Equipment, 450; 1958 Exhibition, 454; Annual Luncheon, 508
  • — Films Bureau, Cinema Films on Oil Prospecting and Gas Turbine, 751
  • — Industry. Financial Analysis, 1953, 194 Orders for Equipment for. 67

Royal Institution

  • Christmas Lectures, 768
  • — See also Oil; Paraffin; Engines, Oil
  • Petter, Sir E. W., the Late, 100. See Erratum, 134
  • Petters, Ltd., 11 to 21 h.p. Diesel Engine, 191*; Diesel, Petrol and Vaporising Oil Engines (Trade Publication), 849
  • Pfauter Walzfrasmaschinenfabrik, Hobbing Machines for Worm-Gear Pinions, 606*
  • Phase Transformations in Metals, Mechanism of, Symposium on, 1955, 723
  • Philadelphia Exposition, Instruments Shown at (Trade Publication), 488
  • Philips Electrical Ltd., Industrial Electronic Equipment (Trade Publication), 170; Electronic Control Equipment for Resistance Welding, 472; Linear Electron Accelerator, 502*
  • Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, Prestressed- Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Phosphorescent Phenomena, Mechanism of, 590
  • Photo-Elastic Fringe Patterns of Short Beams under Stress, 626*, 656*
  • Photographs, Television, Camera for (Ferranti, Ltd.), 471*
  • Photographic Composition of Reading Matter by Machinery, 451, 460, 491. See
  • LETTER, 652
  • Photomicrographs. See Microphotographs Physical Laboratory. See National Physical
  • — Research by Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.,
  • 729*
  • — Society, Presidential Address by Prof. R.
  • Whiddington on Teaching Physics, 1; Rutherford by Those Who Knew Him (Review), 297; Exhibition, Competition for Apprentices, 595
  • Physics, Atmospheric, Studies of Irregularities in Ionosphere, 816
  • — of Experimental Method, by H. J. J.
  • Braddick (Review), 201
  • — Institute of, Non-Destructive Testing Congress, Glasgow, 787; Non-Destructive Testing Applied to Gas-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, by W. G. Cook, 865*
  • — Light, Research on Measurement of, 786
  • — Nuclear Developments in, 323
  • — Teaching of, 1
  • — Thermodynamics, Applied, by W. Robinson
  • (Review), 170
  • — Tables in Metric System for Water and Steam, by O. H. Faxen (Review), 201
  • — See also Physical Society
  • Pick and Pick Boxes, Coal Cutter, Specification, 334
  • Piers, River, Use of Bailey Bridging for, 219 Piercy, Lord, on Capital for Small Companies, 678
  • Pig-Iron Production Statistics, 231
  • Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., Non-Reflecting Glass, 647 ; 842; Low-Reflectibility Glass, 841
  • Piling, Reinforced-Concrete, Carmarthen Bay Power Station-, 304
  • Concrete, for Ore-Discharging Quay, Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Pimlico District Heating Scheme, Work of Supervisory Engineer at, 586
  • Pinions. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • Pinkston Electric-Generating Station, Glasgow, Extension to, 838
  • Pioneer Oilsealing and Moulding Co., Ltd., Oil Seals (Trade Publication), 686
  • Pipes, Butt Welding of, Portable “ Unionmelt ” Machine for, 838*
  • — Coils, Aluminium-Alloy, for Steam Heating
  • in Oil Tankers (Steels Engineering Installations, Ltd.), 28*
  • — Flanges, Marking of, Hydraulically-Oper
  • ated Machine for (Trade Publication), 784
  • — Flow Analyser, 5
  • — Plastic, Metal-Reinforced (Bowden (Engi
  • neers), Ltd.), 314
  • — Steam. See Steam Pipes
  • — Systems, Diffusers for, Wave Action in,
  • 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pipeline for Hydraulic Transport of Coal, Investigations on, 50*
  • — Oil, Submarine, at Accra, Gold Coast, 303*
  • — Plastic, “ Shirene,” for Cold Plumbing, 868*
  • — “ Rotovalve ” for, 20*
  • — Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495*
  • Piping, Polythene, Manufacture by T. de la Rue and Co., Ltd., 18. See Erratum, 68
  • — Thermoplastic, “ Marleythene ” (Marley
  • Tile Co., Ltd.), 252
  • Pippard, Prof. A. J. S., Rubber Models of Arch Dam, 4
  • Pirelli-General, Ltd., Thermometer-Tube Drawing Tower, 571
  • Pirelli-General Cable Works, Ltd., 301-kV Oil-FiBed Cable, 221*
  • Piston Assembly Work at Cranfield College, 141*
  • Pistor, D. R. A., the Late, 453
  • Pitchford, J. H., on Development of Internal- Combustion Engine, 555. See 547
  • Pitkin, W. R., on Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Sintered Heavy Alloys, 853
  • Pitting. See Corrosion
  • Pittsburgh Lectromelt Furnace Corporation, 60-ton Direct-Arc Tilting Furnace, 830*
  • Plan for Engineering, Brochure of Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 256, 352
  • Planing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Plank, Concrete, Pre-Cast, for Silo at Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, 665*
  • Planning and Design Offices, Centralised, for Loewy Engineering Co., 801*
  • — and Work Study for Plant Maintenance,
  • Conference on, 228
  • Plant Engineers, Incorporated, City and Guilds Courses and Examinations in Plant Engineering, 778
  • — Maintenance, Conference on Work Study
  • and Planning for, 228
  • “ Plasmet ” Etched Electric Circuits, 736*
  • Plastic Covering Material, “ Vietum,” (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Deformation in Deep Drawing of Metals,
  • 425, 432*. - See LETTER, 551*
  • — Impregnated Bronze Matrix for Dry
  • Bearing (Glacier Metal Co., Ltd.), 728
  • — Materials for Motor Cars, 608*
  • — Pipeline, “ Shirene,” for Cold Plumbing,
  • 868*
  • — Roofing Sheets, Translucent (Saro Lamin
  • ated Wood Products Ltd.), 734
  • — Tooling, Conference on, 726
  • of Sheet Metal, 762
  • — Van Body (Warerite, Ltd.), 446
  • Plastics in Cable Industry (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Fabricated and Bonded (Edison Swan
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 765
  • — Laminated, Manufacture by T. de la Rue &
  • Co., Ltd., 18*. See Erratum, 68
  • — “ Telecon ” (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Use for Die Making and Surface Coatings,
  • 843, 848
  • Plate-Shearing Machine. See Shearing Machine under Machine Tools
  • Plating Barrels (Trade Publication), 553
  • — Electro. See Electro
  • Flatinum Medal, Presentation to Prof. G. Masing, 362
  • Plenty and Son, Ltd., Positive-Displacement Rotary Pump for Aden Oil Refinery, 672* Plessey Co., Ltd., Electronic Tachometer, 215*; Radio and Television Components (Trade Publication), 653; Solderless Joints for Contactors, 658; Wiring of Differential Analyser, 660*; Multi-Way Connectors, 707*
  • Plotting, Navigation, by Radar (Trade Publication), 653
  • Plough, Disc (D. Brown Tractors Ltd.), 803*
  • — Four-Furrow, with Linkage Control (Ran
  • somes, Sims and Jefferies, Ltd.), 60*
  • — One-Way, Tractor-Mounted (D. Brown
  • Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 91*
  • Plowright Brothers Ltd., Conveyors for Mansfield Colliery, Coal-Preparation Plant, 769*
  • Plumbing, Cold, “ Shirene ” Plastic Pipeline for, 868*
  • Plysu Products, Ltd., Pressurised Plastic Clothing for Protection against Radioactive Dust, 185*
  • Plywood Investigations by Forest Products Research Board, 189
  • Pneumatic Components, Ltd., Heavy-Duty Air-Line Hose Coupling, 674*
  • — Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — and Vacuum Components of Military
  • Aircraft, Test Rig for (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 78*
  • — See also Air Compressor
  • “ Poclain ” Lorry-Mounted Excavator, 771* Polarised Light. See Photo-Elastic Polarograph (Trade Publication), 104 Polgreen, G. R., on Powders for Magnetic
  • Applications, 851
  • Political and Economic Planning (P.E.P.), University Education’ Arrangements at Keele College, North Staffordshire, 781. See 777
  • Pollution, Air, Beaver Committee’s Report on, 715, 718, 779
  • Effect on Plant Life, Investigations on, 452
  • New York Congress, 1'955, 682
  • and Smoke Abatement, 452
  • Pollution, Atmospheric, by Alkali Works, Report on, 119
  • by Power Stations, Prevention of, 119, 454, 623, 715, 718, 779
  • See also Air; Atmospheric; Smoke Abatement
  • Polychrometer, Three-Meter Grating (Trade Publication), 849
  • Polygram Casting Co., Ltd., Shell-Moulding Equipment, 54*; Shell-Moulding Machine, 284
  • Polytechnic. See Education
  • Polytetrafluorethylene (P.T.F.E.) Bonded to Materials (Edison Swan Electric Co., Ltd.), [765
  • — Gasket Covers (Imperial Chemical Indus
  • tries, Ltd.), 48
  • Polythene Piping, Manufacture^ by T. de la Rue and Co., Ltd., 18. See 'Erratum, 68
  • Polyvinyl Alcohol Films (May and Baker, Ltd.), 296
  • — Chloride for Coating Fabrics, 295
  • Poole, D. M., on Liquidus Points of Titanium- Rich Alloys, 427
  • Pooley, H., and Son, Ltd., Locomotive-Weighing Machine at Crewe Works; 773*
  • Porosity in Deposited Granular Beds, Investigations on, 558*
  • Port of London Authority, Improvements in Surrey Commercial Docks, 741
  • “ Port-a-Belt ” Portable Belt Grinder (Trade Publication), 753
  • Portable Engine. See Engine
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools Portarlington Power Station, Peat-Firing at, 735 Porter, R. B., Ore-Discharging Quay, Tyne
  • Dock, 207*
  • Portishead “ B ” Power Station, Work on, 68 Portland Cement. See Cement
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, History of, 38 Portugal, Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189* Post Office, Dollis Hill Research Station, Work of, 503
  • Engineering Union, Wage Claim, 320, 743
  • Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614,638*, 740*
  • Potato Harvester, Packman (T. Storey (Engineers)) Ltd.), 248*
  • Tractor-Driven, 15* Potentiometer. See Electric
  • Poultney, E. C., on Effect of Boiler Capacity on Locomotive Performance, 138*
  • Powders, Fine, Classification of (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Metallic, for Sintering, Production, 850
  • — Metallurgy, Science and Practice of, Sym
  • posium on, 544, 850
  • Powdered Materials, Course at King’s College, London; 171
  • Powell Duffryn Technical Services, Ltd., Advisory Teams for Korean Coal Industry, 228
  • Powell, H. C., Model of “ Lady of the Lake,” Locomotive, 264*
  • Powell, J., and Sons, Ltd., Thermometer-Tube Drawing Tower, 571
  • Power Alcohol. See Alcohol
  • — Conference, Brazil, World. See World
  • Power Conference, Brazil
  • World, Statistical Year-Book, Annual Statistics for 1950-52 (Review), 784
  • — Congress, World, on Large Dams, 520
  • — Convention, Electrical, British, Eastbourne*
  • See British Electrical Power Convention Electrical, British, Brighton. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • — Factor, Optimum, in Electricity Supply,
  • 241*
  • Power-Gas Corporation, Ltd., South-Works Extensions, 599
  • — Hammer. See Hammer under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Measurement of, Methods of, 554
  • — Nuclear, Possibilities of, 449. See Erratum,
  • 652
  • — Pack, 44-b.h.p. Diesel-Engined (Chaseside
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 29*
  • Manual-Hydraulic, for Aircraft (Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co., Ltd.), 295
  • — Plant, Electric, for Tropical Climates, 161,
  • 202
  • — -— Hydro-Electric, 35,294-kVA Alternator,
  • 250*
  • Hydro-Electric, Australian, 165, 258 Hydro-Electric, in British Columbia and Yukon, 231*
  • Hydro-Electric, Cabril, Portugal, 189* Hydro-Electric, Conon Valley, 615, 629* Hydro-Electric, European, Heavy Equipment fog, 566
  • Hydro-Electric, European, Survey of, 687 Hydro-Electric, Gisla Scheme for Island of Lewis, 868
  • Hydro-Electric, in India; Plans for, 715 Hydro-Electric, Isle of Harris-, 293 Hydro-Electric, Kemano-Kitimat, 199; 301-kV Oil-Filled Cable, 221*
  • Hydro-Electric, Loch Shin, 68
  • — — Hydro-Electric, New Zealand, 569
  • — — Hydro-Electric, Owen Falls, Cinema
  • Film of, 869
  • Hydro-Electrig; Pumped-Storage, Blaenau Ffestiniog, 357
  • Hydro-Electric, Rheidol, 357
  • — — Hydro-Electric, Roxburgh, New Zea
  • land, 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • Hydro-Electric, in Tropics, 161, 203 Hydro-Electric, Tungatinah, Tasmania, 115*
  • Hydro-Electric, Ullapool, 495*
  • Hydro-Electric, Volta River Scheme, 163 Wind, Economics and Design of, 202 See also Power Stations; Power, Water; Substations
  • — Press. See Machine Tools
  • — Production, Alcohol for. See Alcohol
  • — Station; Electric) Air Pollution by, Report
  • on, 718. See 119, 454, 623, 715, 718, 779 Electric, Allenwood, Peat Firing at, 735. Electric, Atmospheric Pollution by, 623. See 119, 454, 715, 718, 779
  • Power Station, Electric, Bare Conductors for Generator-Transformer Units, 143*
  • Electric, Bold, Extensions to, 231
  • Electric, Bo water’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 291, 318*
  • Electric, of Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., 148*
  • — — Electric, British Electricity Authority’s
  • Annual Report, 418
  • Electric, Brunswick Wharf, 514, 528*, 568*
  • Electric, Carmarthen Bay, 304* Electric, Connah’s Quay, 387, 436* Electric, Development of, 623
  • Electric, Drakelow “ B,” Approval of, 311
  • I Electric, Electrical Turbovisory Appa
  • ratus for, 758
  • Electric, European, Heavy Equipment for, 566
  • Electric, European, Survey of, 687
  • — — Electric, Freemens Meadows, Mechani
  • cal Coal-Wagon Marshalling Yard, 377* Electric, Huncoat, Automatic Boiler Control at, 669*
  • Electric, Hunts Bay, Jamaica, 668
  • Electric, Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, Annual Report, 848
  • Electric, in Iraq, Schemes for, 39
  • Electric, Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 1184
  • — — Electric, Marchwood, 441; Dual-Firing
  • at, 195
  • Electric, Portarlington, Peat Firing at, 735
  • Electric, Portishead, “ B,” Work on, 68
  • — — Electric, Practice, Questions and Answers
  • on, by T. H. Carr (Review), 9
  • — — Electric, Prevention of Pollution by, 119,
  • 454, 623, 715, 718, 779
  • — — Electric); Rogerstone, 213
  • Electric;, Rye House, 156*
  • Electric, Thermal-Storage, of J. Williamson and Son, Ltd., 586
  • Electric, Two-Stage Reheat for, 244*
  • — — Electric, Work of Supervisory Engineer
  • at, 586
  • Electric, Yallourn, Australia, 165*
  • Gas-Washing Plant at, 779
  • See also Power Plants; Substations
  • — Supply, Electric, in Aircraft, 457
  • Electric, Bowaters’ Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 291, 318*
  • Electric, British Electricity Authority’s Annual Report, 418
  • Electric, British, Statistics, 18, 149, 307, 389, 620, 683
  • Electric, in Central African Federation, 35
  • Electric, Distribution and Use of, Questions and Answers on, by T. H. Carr, (Review), 9
  • Electric, Domestic, Economics of, 42 Electric, in Europe, Report on, 687 Electric, at Factories of Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., 148*
  • Electric, for Fulham Cement Depot, 561 — Electric, Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, Annual Report, 848 — Electric, Industrial Uses of, 452 Electric, Industry, Developments in, 623 Electric, Industry in United States, Plant for, 582
  • Electric, Installed Capacity, 450
  • Electric, Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 184*
  • Electric, for Mason’s Cement Works, 221
  • Electric, New Zealand, 569
  • Electric, and Optimum Power Factor, 241*
  • Electrib; and Production; 547
  • Electric, for Railways, 759
  • Electric, for Rolling Mill of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 89
  • Electric, Sydney, Annual Report on, 468 Electric, Use in Horticulture, 248 Electric, Wind-Power Plants for, 202 Electric, and World Trade, 11
  • — Take-Off, “ Multi,” for Motor Cars
  • (Weighers (Livestock), Ltd.), »35*
  • Power Tools (Birmingham), Ltd., “ Visible- Grinder,” Grinding Machine with Visible Tool Face, 868*
  • — Transmission, Overhead Lines, British
  • Electricity Authority’s Annual Report) 418 Overhead Lines, Carrier Communication on, for Irish Electricity Supply Board, 800*
  • Overhead Lines, Compression Joints for, (Ferrum (England), Ltd.), 48*
  • Overhead Lines, 132-kV, Corrieyairack Pass, Scotland) 742
  • Overhead Lines, 275-kV, Cinema Film of, 421
  • Overhead Lines, New Zealand, 569 Overhead Lines, Salvi Spacers for, 48* See also Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • — Water. See Hydraulic; Power Plants,
  • Hydro-Electric; Pelton Wheels; Turbines, Hydraulic
  • — World, Conference, Brazil. See World
  • Power Conference, Brazil
  • Precipitator, Electrostatic, Sturtevant, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • Precision Products (Cumberland), Ltd., Frozen Mercury Process for Foundry Patterns, 194
  • Preservation of George Stephenson’s Home, Dial Cottage, 103
  • Presidential Address to Association of Supervising Electrical Engineers, by B. Donkin, on Work of Supervisory Engineer, 586
  • to British Association, by Prof. E. D. Adrian, on Science and Human Nature, 289) See 327
  • to British Association, Section A (Mathematics and Physics), by Sir J. Cockcroft, on Developments in Nuclear Physics, 323
  • to British Association, Section G (Engineering), by Dr. W. Jackson, on
  • Effect of New Materials on Engineering Progress, 325
  • Presidential Address to Institute of Marine Engineers, by H. A. J. Silley, on Ships and Docks, 481
  • — — to Institution of Civil Engineers, by
  • D. Watson, on Public-Health Engineering, 628
  • to Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, by Prof. A. M. Robb, on Foundations of Ship Design, 455
  • to Institution of Mechanical Engineers, by Dr. R. W. Bailey, on Research in Mechanical Engineering, 516
  • to Institution of Structural Engineers, by S. B. Hamilton, on Engineering History, 517
  • to Manchester Association of Engineers, by S. N. Clift on Nuclear Power and Coal, 449. See Erratum, 652
  • to National Smoke Abatement Society, by Sir E. Smith, on Prevention of Air Pollution, 452
  • to North-East Coast of Engineers and Shipbuilders, by P. L. Jones, on Marine Engineers, 647
  • to Physical Society by Prof. R. Whidding- ton on Teaching Physics, 1
  • to Royal Statistical Society by Lord Piercy, on Capital for Small Companies, 678
  • Press. See Machine Tools
  • Pressing of Mild Steel, Effect of Yield Point, 355, 366*, 459. See LETTER, 486*
  • — Mild-Steel, “ Stretcher,” Strains in, 787 Pressure, Differential, Cell, 50*
  • — Transmitting Instrument (G. Kent, Ltd.),
  • 109
  • Prestressed Concrete. See Concrete, Prestressed
  • Prestressing Cables for Roofs of Bank of England Printing Works, 315*
  • — Full and Partial, for Concrete Structures,
  • 465*
  • — International Federation of, Amsterdam
  • Congress, Programme, 782
  • Prices, Profits and Wages, Government Investigation on, 192
  • — Retail, Index of, 288, 578
  • Priestman Brothers, Ltd., Voorwinde Grabs for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • Primary Battery. See Cell under Electric Prime Mover, Steam-Operated, N.R.D.C.- Ricardo, 419, 442*. See LETTERS, 519, 783
  • Prince', A., on Experiment to illustrate Creep, 74*
  • Prince-Smith and Stells, Ltd., Raper Autoleveller for Textile Sliver, 600*
  • Prints and Drawings, Books, Manuscripts, Catalogue of Scott' Collection, by B. M. Coopef (Review), 685
  • Printing Exhibition, International, London, 1955, Arrangements for, 6
  • — and Making of Books, 491
  • — Quick-Drying of Varnish for Use in, 867*
  • — without Type; 451, 460, 491. See LETTER,
  • 652
  • — Works, Bank of England, Prestressed-
  • Concrete Buildings for, 315*
  • Prior Stokers, Ltd., Oil Burner (Trade Publication), 520
  • Pritchard, Capt. J. L., on Sir G. Cayley, Father of British Aeronautics, 654*
  • “ Process Control ” New Periodical, 589 —Controller, .Electronic (Trade Publication), 393
  • Producer, Coal-Gas, Two-Stage (International Furnace Equipment Co.-; Ltd.), 90*
  • — Gas at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant (Gibbons-
  • Heurtey, Ltd.), 663*
  • — “ Hot-Gas,” at Stockton-on-Tees Gas
  • works, 30
  • Production and Distribution Censuses Committee, Report of, 582
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Production
  • Exhibition, 35; Herbert Paper on Degree Men; by Lord Halsbury, 97. See LETTER, 357; Annual Summer School, 190; Conference on Materials Handling, 334; Proposal for Professorship of Production Engineering, 483; Annual Dinner, 487; New Headquarters, 588; Conference on Automatic Factories, 1955, 683; Conference on Problems of Aircraft Production, 1955, 751
  • Production Engineering Research Association, Mobile Demonstration Unit, 153
  • — Exhibition, Olympia, 35, 70*, 151*
  • — and Expenditure in Various Countries,
  • 1938, 1947-52, 386
  • — Industrial, High Level of, 96
  • — Statistics, Central Statistical Office Blue
  • Book, 354
  • Production Tool Alloy Co., Ltd., Tungsten- Carbide Tipping of Milling Cutters, 255*, 291
  • Productivity in Diesel-Locomotive Industry, Review of, 257
  • — and Electricity Supply, 547
  • — in Industrial Engineering, Report on, 321,
  • 322
  • — Industrial, in Wales and Monmouthshire,
  • 675
  • — and Pressure Die Casting, 586 Professional Civil. Servants, Institution of
  • Evidence before Royal Commission, 200
  • Profile Projector, “ Shadomaster ” (Trade Publication), 41
  • Profiling Machine. See Machine Tools " Profiloscope,” Mobile Exhibition of, 243 Profits, Prices and Wages, Government Investigation on, 192
  • Projection Apparatus for Turbine Blades (Taylor, Taylor and Hobson, Ltd.), 71*
  • — Equipment for Work-Study Research, 142 Projector, Optical, Production of Masters for
  • (Aldridge Tool and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 772*
  • — Profile, “ Shadomaster ” (Trade Publica
  • tion), 41
  • Projector, Recording, Ampro, for Films (Kelvin and Hughes (Industrial), Ltd.), 327
  • Propeller, Marine, Model Experiments on, 456
  • — Marine, Voith-Schneider, for Tugs, 118 Propulsion of Ships. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines; Propellers
  • Protection, Cathodic, of Buried Structures, Joint Committee for Co-ordination of, 746 Protective Coating for Engineering Drawings (Sheps and Webb), 172
  • “ Prover ” Units for Meters of Aircraft Fuelling Vehicles, 84
  • Provost, Jet, Training and Armed Aircraft. 294*
  • Prus-Chacinski, T. M., Pipe-Flow Analyser, 5 Public-Health Engineering, Development of, 628
  • Maintenance of, Technical Institutions Scheme for, 420
  • — Lighting Engineers, Association of, East
  • bourne Conference, Programme, 348
  • — Works and Municipal Services Congress
  • and Exhibition, Olympia, Programme, 403, 614, 634*, 666, 679, 705*
  • Publications, Trade, 9, 41, 73, 104, 137, 170, 201, 233, 265, 298, 334, 393, 426, 458, 488, 520, 553, 589, 653, 686, 722, 753, 784, 849 Pugh, C. H., Ltd., Production of Gardening Equipment, 747
  • Pulley Blocks (Trade Publication), 41
  • — and V-Ropes (Trade Publication), 589
  • Pullin, R. B., and Co., Ltd., Turn-and-Slip Indicators for Aircraft, 172*
  • Pulling Tool, Hydraulically-Operated (A. G. Wild and Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, Tennessee, Bowater Paper Corporation, 226,291, 317*
  • Pulse Counter for Work-Study Research, 143* Pulverised-Fuel Ash as Building Material, Examples of, 768
  • Deposits from, Investigations on, 200 Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Plant, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • Pulverisers, Coal, Lopulco, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • Pulverising Equipment (Trade Publication), 458 Pump, Acid-Resistant, Stoneware Impellers for (Hathernware, Ltd.), 501*
  • — Air. See Air Compressors
  • — Centrifugal, for Abrasive Fluids (Trade
  • Publication), 488
  • Anemometer for Research on, 50
  • (Trade Publication), 393
  • —: — for Corrosive Liquids (Trade Publication), 334
  • 4-in., Diesel-Driven (A. Lyon and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.), 215*
  • Liquid-Oxygen for “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 375*
  • and Reciprocating, Manufacture by Pegson, Ltd., 52*
  • Stainless-Steel (Trade Publication), 233 Tractor-Driven (Sigmund Pumps, Ltd.), 125*, 508*
  • Tractor-Mounted (G. Gilkes and Gordon, Ltd.), 287*
  • Trailer-Mounted, 36-b.h.p. (Auto-Diesels, Ltd.), 666*
  • — Circulating, Electrically-Driven, S.S.
  • “ Orsova,” 57*
  • for La Mont Boiler (Hayward-Tyler and Co., Ltd.), 741
  • Water, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306*
  • — Electrically-Driven, Hydraulic Intensifier
  • for (Fawcett Preston and Co., Ltd.), 836*
  • — Feed, Rye House Power Station (G. and J.
  • Weir, Ltd.), 157
  • — Fuel, for Diesel Engines (Tangyes, Ltd.),
  • 538. See Erratum, 622
  • “ Helix ’’-Type, 93
  • Injection, for High-Speed Diesel Engines (Mono Cam, Ltd.), 279*
  • Injection, Diesel (Simms Motor Units, Ltd.), 478*
  • — Heat, Domestic (Brentford Electric, Ltd.),
  • 539*
  • for Domestic Purposes, 750
  • for Domestic Space-Heating, 42
  • — Hydraulic, Gear Type, High-Pressure
  • (Dowty Hydraulic Units, Ltd.), 249* Hand-Worked (Dowty Hydraulic Units, Ltd.), 280*
  • — Reciprocating and Centrifugal (Pegson,
  • Ltd.), 52*
  • — Rotary, Positive-Displacement, for Aden
  • Oil Refinery (Plenty and Son, Ltd.), 672*
  • — Submersible, 1,000-h.p., Electrically-Driven
  • (Hayward-Tyler and Co. Ltd.,), 741*
  • with 3,300-volt, 250-h.p. motor (Harland Engineering Co., Ltd.), 494*
  • — Trailer, Petrol-Driven (Dennis Brothers,
  • Ltd.), 538*
  • — Trench (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Turbo-Jet, Deep-Well (Morrison Automatic
  • Pumps, Ltd.), 508*
  • Pumping Plant, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529
  • Connah’s Quay Power Station, 436*
  • at Exeter Waterworks, 441
  • Marchwood Power Station, 441
  • Scunthorpe Ironworks (Mather and Platt, Ltd.), 187
  • Punches and Dies for Tableting Machines (Trade Publication), 265
  • Punjab, Water for Irrigation in, 99. See LETTER, 167
  • Purification of Sewage. See Sewage
  • — of Water. See Water
  • Purifiers, Gas, at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant (Newton, Chambers and Co., Ltd.), 664*
  • Pusher, Coke (Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Led.), 662*
  • Pye, Ltd., Printed Circuits for Radio and Television Apparatus, 819
  • Pye Telecommunications, Ltd., Radio Equipment for Hatfield Aerodrome Control Tower, 253
  • Pyrene Co., Ltd., Degreasing Agent (Trade Publication), 137
  • “ Pyroclean No. 101 ” Degreasing Agent
  • (Trade Publication), 137
  • Pyrometer, Suction, of Coal Utilisation Research Association, 14
  • — Thermo-Electric (Trade Publication), 9 Pyruma Fire Cement (Trade Publication), 488
  • QUANTOMETER, Spectrographic, Direct-Reading (Applied Research Laboratories), 114* Quasi-Arc Co., Ltd., “Sigma” Shielded-Arc Welding Plant, 349*; Electric Oven for Drying Welding Electrodes, 471; Transportable Welding Sets, 565*
  • Quay, Parkeston, Harwich, Reconstruction of, 459
  • — Reinforced-Concrete, Tyne Dock (Yorkshire Hennebique Contracting Co., Ltd.), 207*
  • Quebec Metallurgical Industries, Ltd., Taku River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 231*
  • Queen’s University, Belfast, Formation of School of Aeronautics at, 867
  • Quicksilver. See Mercury
  • R.34, H.M. Airship, Proposed Memorials to, 261
  • Rabotnov, Dr. Y. N., on Effect of Changing Load During Creep, 240
  • Racing, Motor-Car, Importance to Motor Manufacturers, 842
  • Rackets, Tennis, Strings for (Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.), 308*, 310*
  • Radar Control Systems for Guided Missiles, 692*, 811
  • — Equipment, Marine, “ Radiolocator IV ”
  • (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Head with Milled Channels (Ferranti, Ltd.),
  • 537*
  • — Navigation Plotting by (Trade Publication),
  • 653
  • — Research Establishment, Exhibition of
  • Radar Equipment, 381
  • Radford Electronics, Ltd., Transformers for Electronic Applications (Trade Publication), 9
  • Radiation Hazards in Industry, Conference, 216
  • — Ultra-Violet, Meter for (Hanovia, Ltd.),
  • 768*
  • Radiator Production for Motor Cars, by Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 70
  • Radio Aids to Aircraft Navigation, 816
  • — Apparatus, Printed Circuits for (Pye, Ltd.,
  • and Technograph (Printed Circuits), Ltd.), 819
  • — Broadcasting Control Room at Bristol, 829*
  • — Components (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Equipment for Hatfield Aerodrome Control
  • Tower, 253
  • — — for Ships’ Lifeboats (Marconi Inter
  • national Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 423
  • Radio Heaters, Ltd., Induction Heaters, 152*
  • — Industry Council, Booklet on Careers in
  • Radio and Electronics, 109
  • — Link, Micro-Wave, Across Alps, 63*
  • — Sets and Hire Purchase, 678
  • — Show, National, and Television Exhibition,
  • 263
  • — Transceiver, Battery-Operated (Venner,
  • Ltd.), 191*
  • — Transmitter and Receiver for Ships’ Life
  • boats (Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 84*
  • — Transmitting Stations, High-Frequency,
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, 130
  • — Tuning Indicator (Mullard, Ltd.), 795
  • — Valve (Trade Publication), 104
  • Assembly by Induction Heating, 864
  • — See also Telegraphy, Wireless
  • Radioactive Dust, Clothing for Protection Against, 185*
  • — Measurement of Metal Transfer, 814*
  • — Waste Disposal in Ocean (Review), 721
  • “ Radiolocator IV ” Marine Radar Equipment (Trade Publication), 41
  • Radiotherapy Equipment at Christie Hospital, Manchester, 700*
  • Radley, Sir G., on Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Rail Clamp for Concrete Sleepers, British Railways, 285
  • — Conduction, Di-Icing Equipment for, 831* Railcars. See Carriages, Railway
  • Railing, Sir H., on Export Trade, 448 Railroad, Hudson and Manhattan, “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • Railway Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • — British, Diesel Railcar Services, 3; Extru
  • sion Gun for Repointing Brickwork, 5; Woodhead New Tunnel, 20*; Resiting of Conington North Signal Box, 49*; Proposed Reorganisation Scheme, 98; Trials of 2-10-0 and 2-8-0 Freight Locomotives, 138*; 56-ton Wagon for Iron Ore, 211*; Wagon Building for, 227; Use of Wooden Sleepers by, 230*; Cleaning Machine for Locomotive Wheels, 247*; and Transport Problems for Steel Works, 273*, 291, 300; Rail Clamp for Concrete Sleepers, 285; Inauguration of Manchester-Sheffield Electric Passenger Service, 387. See LETTER, 453; Alloa Marshalling Yard, 388; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electric Loco
  • motive, 413*; Parkeston Quay, Harwich, Reconstruction of, 459; Tests of Composite Partially-Prestressed Concrete Slabs, 464*; Structure-Gauging Wagon, 469*; (Southern Region), Lecture and Debating Society, Human Element in Administration, by Sir J. Elliot, 482; Wolverton- Carriage and Wagon Works, Apprentice- ship Scheme at, 484; Multi-Channel Dynamic Strain Recording, 493*; British Transport Commission’s Annual Report, 515, 518, 543; Suggestion Schemes, Welfare and Training, on, 543; Accidents in 1953, Report on, 551; Automatic Train-Announcement System, 599*; Pre- stressed-Concrete Bridge, Nottingham- Mansfield Line, 741; British Transport Commission Headquarters, Organisation of, 745. See LETTER, 813; Electrification of Manchester-Sheffield-Wath Lines, Operating Experiences on, 759; Fell Diesel- Mechanical Locomotive, 773; Locomotive-Weighing Machine at Crewe, 773*
  • — Canadian Pacific, Use of Disc Brakes on,
  • 736*
  • — Carriage. See Carriage
  • — of Central African Federation, Develop
  • ment of, 34
  • — Electrification on British Railways, 518
  • — French National, Electric Locomotives for
  • Valenciennes-Thionville Line, 16*; 50-
  • Cycle, Single-Phase Electric Traction on, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • — Glasgow, Proposed Electrification of, 323
  • — Industry, Efficiency and Productivity in, 511 Long-Term Measures Needed for
  • Recovery, 839
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Manchester-Sheffield-Wath, Woodhead New
  • Tunnel, 20*; Inauguration of Electric Passenger Service, 387. See LETTER, 453; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electric Locomotive, 413.*
  • — Marshalling Yards, “ Wagontroler,” for
  • (Nortons-Tividale, Ltd.), 26*
  • — Motor Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Netherlands State, Callender-Hamilton
  • Bridge, 255*
  • — New Zealand Government, 1,500-h.p.
  • Diesel-Electric Locomotive for, 602*
  • — Norfolk and Western, United States, 4,500-
  • h.p. Steam-Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153*
  • — Rolling Stock. See Carriages; Locomotives;
  • Wagons
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — South African, 3,030-h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-
  • Current Locomotive, 178*
  • — Swansea and Mumbles, by C. E. Lee
  • (Review), 393
  • — Traction, Diesel Engines for (Trade Pub
  • lication), 201
  • — Train Brake. See Brake
  • — Tube. See Underground; London Trans
  • port Executive
  • — Underground. See Underground; London
  • Transport Executive
  • — United States, Use of Diesel-Electric Loco
  • motives on, 194
  • — Wagons. See Wagons
  • — see also Railroads
  • Railwaymen, National Union of, Lodging- Turns Dispute, 32, 64, 128, 288; Wage Demands by, 64, 256, 288, 320, 384, 448, 511, 675, 711, 775, 839, 872; Pension Scheme for Transport Employees, 96; New Wage Structure, 160; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • — Pensions for, 96, 543
  • Rain, Experimental Methods of Inducing, 817 —Making Tank for Weather-Proof Tests of
  • Packing Cases, 563*;
  • Raine, Dr. T., on Sintering Furnace Atmospheres for Industrial Practice, 852; on Tungsten-Carbide-Cobalt Sintered Alloys, 854
  • Raiser, Safety, Hydraulically-Operated, Mobile, for Aircraft Maintenance Work, 531*
  • Raison, G. H., on Automation—Implications for Management, 620
  • Rake, Side-Delivery (H. Ferguson, Ltd.), 61* Raleigh Industries, New Cycle Factory, 515 Ram Jet for Guided Missiles, 693*, 811 Ramage, G. S., the Late, 749 Rammer, Petrol-Driven (Pegson, Ltd.), 53* Rankine, W. J. M., Work on Naval Architecture, 455
  • Ransomes and Rapier, Ltd., Criticism of Overseas Orders of National Coal Board, 32; Water-Control Gates (Trade Publication^ 426
  • Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Ltd., Four- Furrow Plough with Linkage Control, 60*; and Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Production of Agricultural Tools by, 678
  • Raper, G. F., “Autoleveller” for Textile Sliver, 600*
  • Ratings for Aluminium Cables (Trade Publication), 488
  • Rawlings, W., the Late, 197
  • Rays. See X-Rays
  • Rea, Hon. J. R., the Late, 262
  • Rea, R. and J. H., Ltd., Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 796*
  • Reading Matter, Machinery for Photographic Composition of, 451, 460, 491. See LETTER, 652
  • Reclamation, Land, by Vegetation, 425
  • — Work for Connah’s Quay Power Station,
  • 436*
  • Reconstruction and Development, International Bank for, Engineering Adviser to, 162; Annual Report, 514
  • Recorder, Electric, for Machine-Running Times (Servis Recorders, Ltd.), 248*
  • — Miniature, for Voltage or Current (Trade
  • Publication), 653
  • — Oxygen and Temperature (G. Kent, Ltd.),
  • 444
  • “ Recorder,” Steam Cable Ship, 566*
  • — Time-Interval, Electrically-Controlled (Cass
  • and Phillip, Ltd.), 674*
  • Recording Dynamometer. See Dynamometer.
  • — Instruments at Aircraft and Armament
  • Experimental Establishment, 284
  • — and Weighing Machine, Automatic (British
  • Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd.), 94* Recruitment to Mechanical Engineering Profession, Conference for Schoolmasters on, 684
  • Rectifiers. See Electric
  • Redmond, D. A., on Ease of Reading Printed
  • Matter, 652. See 451, 460, 491
  • Redpath, Brown and Co., Ltd., Hangar at
  • Aircraft and Armament Experimental
  • Establishment, 284*; Steelwork for Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 528* Reduction Gears. See Gears; Marine Propulsion
  • “ Redux ” Adhesive for Bonding Metals, 319 Reed and Mallik, Ltd., Loch Luichart Dam, 615, 629*
  • Rees, W. P., on Tensile and Impact Properties of Iron Alloys of High Purity, 40
  • Refinery, Oil, Aden, Sulphur Dioxide Production at, 38; 1,500 gallons per minute
  • Rotary Pump, 672*
  • at Antwerp, Houdriflow Catalytic
  • Cracking Unit at, 517 in Australia, 166 Expansion and Consumption Trends,
  • Report, 614
  • Fawley, Extensions to, 583 Kwinana, Western Australia, Model of, 4
  • — — B. Wiggins and Co., Ltd., Extensions to,
  • 697
  • Refining Equipment, Oil, for Tropical Climates, 204
  • — Oil, Equipment Industry, Position of, 450 Refraction Geophone (O. Pell Control, Ltd.),
  • 773*
  • Refractory Bricks (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Research by Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.,
  • 729*
  • Refrigerating Cabinets, Manufacture and Testing of, Specification, 753
  • — Plant, S.S. “ Orsova,” 58
  • Refrigeration Applied to Foundry Practice,
  • 194
  • — and Food Preservation, 395
  • — Institute of: Use of Heat Pumps of Small
  • Capacity for Various Purposes in Great Britain, by M. V. Griffiths, 750
  • Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, Yorkshire, 85*
  • Regenerative Furnace. See Furnace Regulators, Voltage, Moving-Coil (Trade Publication), 686
  • Rehabilitation Courses of Ministry of Labour and National Service, 480
  • Reheat, Two-Stage, for Steam Power Stations, 244*
  • Reheating Furnace. See Furnace
  • — in High-Pressure Boilers, Introduction of,
  • 857
  • Reinforced Concrete. See Concrete “ Reiser ” Soil-Stabilisation Machine, 270* Relays, Maintenance and Protection of (Trade
  • Publication), 170
  • — Mechanism, Casing for (Trade Publica
  • tion), 9
  • — Mercury-Switch (Trade Publication), 170
  • — Switch “ Tiltray,” (Besson and Robinson, Ltd.), 86*
  • — Protective, for Electric Motors (P. and B.
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 29*
  • Reliant Engineering Co. (Tamworth), Ltd., 5-cwt. Three-Wheeled Van, 446*
  • Remington Rand Inc., Automatic Filing System, 583
  • Remote Areas, Importance of Aviation to Development of, 809, 812
  • — Control by Imposed Ripple (Trade Publica
  • tion), 653
  • Remploy, Ltd., Workmen’s Shelters (Trade Publication), 137
  • Renault Corporation, Machine-Tool Reequipment by, 620
  • Renault “ Fregate,” Motor Car, Rear-Wheel Suspension of, 541*
  • Rendel, Palmer and Tritton, Ore-Discharging Quay, Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Renold Chains, Ltd., Chain Drives (Trade Publication), 589
  • Renold and Coventry Chain Co., Ltd., Conveyor and Elevator Chains (Trade Publication), 137
  • Repeaters for Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 614, 638*
  • Report, Annual Accident Prevention in Cement Industry, 86
  • Air Registration Board, 1953-54, 72 Astronomer Royal, 233
  • Australian, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, 785, 816
  • British Cast Iron Research Association,
  • 523
  • — — British Coal Utilisation Research Asso
  • ciation, 14
  • British Electricity Authority, 418, 454 British European Airways, 517 British Internal-Combustion Engine
  • Research Association, 555
  • British Overseas Airways Corporation, 418
  • British Transport Commission, 515, 518,
  • 543
  • Building Research Station, 193
  • — — Chief Inspector of Alkali, etc., Works,
  • 119
  • Chief Inspector of Factories, 1952, 33 Food Investigation Board, 395
  • Forest Products Research Board, 1953, 198
  • Fuel Research Board, 200 Gas Council, 516
  • Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, 848
  • International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, 751 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 514
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 715
  • New Zealand State Hydro-Electric Department, 569
  • Sydney Electricity Supply, 468
  • — Beaver Committee, on Air Pollution, 715,
  • 718; Gas Washing at Electricity-Generating Stations, 779
  • — British Welding Research Association,
  • Velocity of Brittle Fracture, 820*
  • — Building and Civil-Engineering Contracts,
  • Retention Moneys in, 715
  • Report, Coal and Black Oils in West European Fuel Market, 418
  • — on Development of Gatwick Airport, 130
  • — on Duty-Free Machinery Imports, 129
  • — Economic Conditions in Denmark, Iceland
  • and Norway, 747
  • — Electrical Inspector of Mines, 1951, 6
  • — Government, on Pensions and Retirement,
  • 74:3;, 775, 807
  • — Human Relations in Industry, 65
  • — on Industrial Engineering by British Pro
  • ductivity Council, 321, 322
  • — National Coal Board, on Coal-Tub Vibra
  • tors, 636* ‘
  • — Nuffield Foundation, Manpower in Building
  • Industry, 416
  • — Oil-Refinery Expansion and Consumption
  • Trends, 614
  • — Organisation for European Economic Co
  • operation, on Oil-Refinery Expansion, 614; on Electricity Supply in Europe, 687; on Economic Conditions in Denmark, Iceland and Norway, 747. See also
  • O.E.E.C.
  • — Production and Distribution Censuses Com
  • mittee, 582
  • — Productivity in Diesel-Locomotive Indus
  • try, 257
  • — Progress, of Pametrada in 1953, 7
  • — Railway Accidents in 1953, 551
  • — Science Teachers, Shortage of, 199
  • — Stress Corrosion Cracking in Gasworks, 747
  • — Technical Co-operation in South and
  • South-East Asia, 621
  • — Timber Supplies in Europe, 843
  • — United Nations, on Economic Develop
  • ments in Middle East, 1952-53, 34
  • Nations Technical Assistance Board, 2
  • — Use of Towns’ Waste in Agriculture, 296
  • — on World Cotton-Spinning Capacity, 130 —• See also Board of Trade
  • Research, Agricultural-Machinery, Measuring Instruments for, 15
  • — Application of Results of, by V. Connell
  • (Review), 426
  • — Association, Cast Iron, British, Testing
  • Equipment of, 114*; Annual Report, 523 Coal Utilisation, British, Annual Report, 14; Boiler Tests by, 336; Coal Science Lecture on Problem of Coal Constitution, by Prof. D. W. van Krevelen, 560; Annual Luncheon, 560
  • Electrical and Allied Industries, British, Leatherhead, Laboratory of, 593; Grain and Grass Dryer, 834*
  • Hydromechanics, British, Investigation of Hydraulic Transport of Coal, 5; Work of, 50*
  • Internal Combusion Engine, British, Annual Report, 555
  • Iron and Steel, British, Conference on Works Transport. See British Iron and Steel Research Association, Conference on Works Transport: Corrosion Advice Bureau, 231; Mobile Exhibition of Profiloscope, 243; London, Programme of Open Days, 603; Information Services, 813. See 677
  • Motor Industry, Investigations on Visibility Tests for Motor Cars, 370*
  • Production Engineering, Mobile Demonstration Unit, 153
  • Rubber Manufacturers, British, Shaw- bury Laboratories, of, 763*
  • Shipbuilding, British, Resistance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • Steel Castings, British, Annual General Meeting, 103
  • Welding, British, Report on Stress Corrosion Cracking, 747; Welding Demonstration by, 755; Velocity of Brittle Fracture, Report on, 820*
  • — Board, Forest Products, Annual Report,
  • 1953, 198
  • Fuel, Annual Report, 200
  • — Council, Joint, Manchester, Report on
  • Shortage of Draughtsmen, 417
  • — — Medical, Report on Human Relations
  • in Industry, 65
  • — for Defence in United States, Effect of, 715
  • — Department, Central, Morgan Crucible Co.,
  • Ltd., 729*
  • Scientific and Industrial, Appointment of Liaison Officers, 67; Building Research, 1953, 193; Report on Human Relations in Industry, 65 ; Plans for 1954-55, 533 ; Development of Gear-Measuring Machines, 789*. See 779; Use of Eliminator Fire-Door for Abatement of Smoke from Boilers, 793; Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station, London, 837
  • — and Development Centre of Export Pack
  • ing Services, Ltd., 563*
  • Establishment, Armament, Formation of, 584
  • Establishment, Fighting Vehicles, British Military Vehicles Display, 451, 473*
  • — Establishment, Atomic Energy, Harwell,
  • Packing of Distillation Columns, 46*; Reactor School at, 449. See Erratum, 652
  • Radar, Exhibition of Equipment, 381
  • — in Gas Industry, 516
  • — Hydraulic, Laboratory Stockholm Royal
  • University, 676
  • — Institute, Fulmer, Work of, 615, 616. See
  • LETTER, 719
  • Tin, Tin-Nickel Alloy Plating, 151
  • — Laboratory, Admiralty, Display Unit for
  • Frequency Analysis of Noise and Vibration, 804*
  • Chemical, Open Days at, 240; Work of, 488
  • Electronic, Ferranti, Ltd., 514, 537*
  • Mechanical Engineering, Safety Factor in Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders, by S. E. Mitchell, 75* ; High-Speed Testing Machine for Ball Bearings, 695*
  • Road, Investigations on Vehicle Design and Road Accidents, 328, 339*, 354, 360; Investigations on Motor-Car Headlamps and Skidding, 371*
  • — in Mechanical Engineering, 516
  • — Need for More Spending on, 352
  • Research, Operational, on British Railways, 274
  • — Organisation, Australian Commonwealth
  • Scientific and Industrial, Annual Report, 785, 816
  • — Planning and Control of, 259
  • — on Production of Smokeless Fuels, 806
  • — on Properties and Applications of Semi-
  • Conductors, by General Electric Co., Ltd., 290, 312*
  • — Ship “ Elettra II,” “ Martinet ” Electronic
  • Helmsman, 767*
  • — Society, Road, German, Soil Testing by, 272
  • — Station, Building, Displacement Indicators,
  • 5; Annual Report, 193; Modular Co- Ordination in Building Industry, 583
  • Fuel, Boiler Tests by, 337; Use of Eliminator Fire-Door for Abatement of Smoke from Boilers, 793*; Science Museum Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station, 837
  • Hydraulics, Miniature Liquid-Flow Meter, 396*
  • Post Office, Dollis Hill, Work of, 503
  • Sunbury, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd. (Trade Publication), 784
  • — Vehicle, Jet-Lift (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 422*
  • — See also National Physical Laboratory Reservoir for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 629*
  • — Hume Dam, Murray River, Australia, 166* Resin Capsules for Protection of Electronic
  • Circuits, 768*
  • — Glues for Building Purposes (Trade Publica
  • tion), 753
  • — for Plastic Tool Manufacture, 727
  • — Synthetic, Fraser Stills for Blending, 18*.
  • See Erratum, 68
  • Resistance, Electric. See Electric
  • — Grids, Cast-Iron (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Resomax Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (Newton Victor, Ltd.), 701
  • Retail Prices, Index of, 128, 416
  • Retention Moneys in Building and Civil- Engineering Contracts, Report on, 715
  • Retired Industrial Executives, Association of, Formation, 387, 389
  • Retirement, Government Reports on, 743, 775, 807
  • Retorts at Stockton-on-Tees Gasworks, 30* Reversing Gear for Andritz Oil Engines, 859* Reviews, Book, 9, 41, 73, 104, 136, 169, 201, 232, 265, 297, 361, 393, 426, 488, 520, 552, 589, 622, 653, 685, 721, 752, 784, 849
  • Reyrolle, A., and Co., Ltd., Casing for Relay Mechanisms (Trade Publication), 9; Cartridge Fuses (Trade Publication), 104; Feeder-Protection (Trade Publication), 104; Electric Motors for Experimental Work (Trade Publication), 104; Control Switches (Trade Publication), 137; Maintenance of Relays (Trade Publication), 170; Switchgear at Lackenby Steelworks, 184; Switch Maintenance (Trade Publication), 265; Isolators and Earthing Switches (Trade Publication), 459; 11-kV Switch Unit (Trade Publication), 458; Switchgear for Loch Luichart Hydro- Electric Scheme, 633
  • Rheidol Hydro-Electric Scheme, 357
  • Rhines, Prof. F. N., on Mechanism of Grain- Boundary Displacement, 240
  • Rhodesia, Development Plan for, 34
  • — Northern, Copper Mining in, Developments
  • in, 714
  • Rhymney Engineering Co., Ltd., Conveyor for Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304
  • Ribs for Prestressed-Concrete Arched Silo at Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, 665*
  • Ricardo and Co. (1927), Ltd., N.R.D.C.- Ricardo Steam-Operated Prime Mover, 419, 442*. See LETTER, 519, 573; Development of Internal-Combustion Engine by, 547, 555
  • Richardson, Prof. A. R., the Late, 749
  • Richardsons, Westgarth (Hartlepool), Ltd., 32-MW Turbo-Alternators, 156*
  • Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., and Brown Boveri and Co., Ltd., Gas-Turbine Agreement Between, 163
  • Riddell, W. G., the Late, 134
  • Ridger, Disc, David Brown-Bentalls (D. Brown Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 91*
  • Ridgion, J. M., on Pelletising Process for Fine Iron Ores, 8
  • Ridley, R. W., on Effect of “ V ” Notch on Tensile-Creep Behaviour of Alloy Steels, 238
  • Ridley, Col. T. K. G., the Late, 197
  • “ Rigid ” Lead-Alloy Anodes (Trade Publication), 488
  • Ringelmann Smoke Chart, for Measurement of Smoke Density; 794*
  • River Derwent, Tasmania, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 115*
  • — Murray, Hume Reservoir Dam, Australia,
  • 166*
  • — Piers, Use of Bailey Bridging for, 219
  • — Snowy, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 165, 258
  • — Taku, British Columbia, Hydro-Electric
  • and Metallurgical Scheme for, 231*
  • — Volta, Gold Coast, Aluminium Scheme for,
  • 163
  • — Zezere, Portugal, Cabril Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 189*
  • Riveter, Pneumatic. See Machine Tools Road Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Construction and Accident Prevention, 370* and Motor-Car Taxation, 545
  • — Fund, Abolition of, 746
  • — Georgia Highway Conference, Economics
  • of Earth-Moving, 198
  • — German, Soil Stabilisation for, 268*
  • — Grader, 50-h.p. Diesel-Engined (Galion
  • (Great Britain), Ltd.), 707*
  • — Haulage Wages Council, Wage Claims
  • Before, 64
  • — Improvements, Publications on, 580
  • — London, Improvement Schemes for, 679
  • — Material, Bituminous, Grid Roller for
  • Salvaging (Hyster Co.), 569*
  • — Research Laboratory, Investigations on
  • Motor-Car Headlamps and Skidding,
  • 371*; Investigations on Vehicle Design and Road Accidents, 328, 339*, 354, 360 Road Research Society, German, Soil Testing by, 272
  • — Roller, Grid, for Salvaging Bituminous
  • Road Material (Hyster Co.), 569*
  • Light-Weight, Diesel-Driven (Aveling- Barford, Ltd.), 634*
  • — Scottish, Responsibility for, 678
  • — Transport in Iron and Steel Works, 300
  • — See also Tar-Macadam
  • Roadless Traction, Ltd., Crawler Tractor with Rubber-Jointed Tracks, 213*
  • Robb, Prof. A. M., on Foundations of Ship Design, 455
  • Roberts, D. K., on Velocity of Brittle Fracture, 820*
  • Robertson, W. H. A., and Co., Ltd., Rolling Mill for Aluminium, 88*
  • “ Rochdale ” Carbonisation Process at Partington Gasworks, 162, 188*
  • Rock, “ Kue-Ken ” Jaw Crusher for, 666*
  • Rocker, Valve, Internal-Combustion Engine, Grinding Machine for, 117*
  • “ Rocket ” Locomotive, Model of, 196*
  • — Motor, for Guided Missiles, 692*, 811 “ Snarler ” (Armstrong Siddeley Motors,
  • Ltd.), 374*
  • Rockweld, Ltd., Welding Stainless Steel (Trade Publication), 298
  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd., Milling, Boring and Drilling Machine with British Thomson-Houston Tracer Equipment, 610*
  • Rockwell Tests. See Hardness under Tests (Materials')
  • Roe, A. V., and Co., Ltd;, Metal-Sandwich Aircraft Construction, 380
  • Roe, A. V., Canada, Ltd., Reorganisation of, 747
  • Roebuck, C. E., on Maintenance of Works Transport, 300
  • Rogerstone Power Station, 213
  • Rolled Materials, Yield Stress/Strain Curves and Values of Yield Stress of, 787
  • Rollers, Cement-Kiln, Guards for (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Needle, Automatic Assembly of (Ford
  • Motor Co., Ltd.), 70*
  • — Road. See Road Roller
  • — Vibrating, for Concrete Slabs, 750
  • Rolling Mill for Aluminium Sheet and Strip of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*
  • Automatic Photo-Electric Controls in, 788*
  • — Stock Developments on British Railways,
  • 518
  • Light-Alloy, Design Stresses in, 43* for London Transport Executive, 642* Manchester-Sheffield Railway, Experiences with, 759
  • See also Carriages; Locomotives; Wagons
  • — Temper, Ageing Effects in Mild-Steel Strip,
  • 787
  • “ Rollmaster ” Roll-Forging Machine, 277* Rolls-Royce Ltd., “ Soar ” Jet Aeroplane Engine, 347*; Vertical-Lift Research Unit, 381; Jet-Lift Research Vehicle, 422*; Four-Cylinder Supercharged and Unsupercharged Diesel Engines, 478; Development of RBI 09 Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 778; Development of “ Dart ” Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engine, 778, 782; Non-Destructive Testing Applied to Gas-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, 865*
  • Ronald, S. W., and Co. (London), Ltd., Aluminium Roof and Wall Cladding (Trade Publication), 233
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Roof, Prestressed-Concrete, for Bank of
  • England Printing Works, 315*
  • — and Wall Cladding, Aluminium (Trade
  • Publication), 233
  • Roofing Material, Asbestos-Bitumen (Nuralite Sales, Ltd.), 76
  • — Sheets, Plastic, Translucent (Saro Laminated
  • Wood Products, Ltd.), 734
  • Ropes, Wire. See Wire Ropes
  • Roques, C., on Ultrasonic Inspection of Steel Forgings, 523
  • Ross, H. M., the Late, 356
  • Rotary Blowers. See Blowing Plant
  • — Engine, See Engine; Aeronautics
  • Rotary Hoes, Ltd., Soil-Cement Stabilising Machine, 94; Tractor-Driven Trailer Unit, 185*; Soil-Stabilisation Plant, 634*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Rotherham; L. A., on Effect of Alloying on Creep of Metals, 238
  • — Collieries, Overtime at, 352
  • “ Rotodrill,” Pneumatic Drill, 707*
  • Rotodyne ” Helicopter Fitted with “ Eland ” Gas-Turbine Engines1, 864
  • ‘ Rotogrind ” Pneumatic Grinding Machine, 707*
  • Rotor, Alternator; Balancing and Overspeed Test House for (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 267*
  • — of 25-MW Alternator, 116*
  • — for 35,294-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • — for 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • — Electric Motor, Balancing Machine for
  • (E.M.I. Engineering Development, Ltd.), 345*
  • — Steam Turbine, Measurement of Distortion
  • in, 758
  • Turbine, Thermal Stability Testing of Forgings for, 523
  • “ Rotovalve ” Hydraulic Valve, 19*
  • Roughness Tester, Pneumatic, for Ships’ Hulls, 591
  • Rover Co., Ltd., Merger with Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 99; 60-h.p. Gas Turbine for 50-kVA Alternator Set, 705*
  • Rowe, N. E., Laboratory-Testing Methods for Aircraft Components Devised by, 811, 822*
  • Rowridge Television Transmitting Station, 702*
  • Rowse, H. J., Laboratories of British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, 593
  • Roxburgh, New Zealand, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250*; Callender-Hamilton Bridge, 255*
  • Royal Aeronautical Society. See Aeronautical
  • — Agricultural Society. See Agricultural
  • — Aircraft Establishment. See Aeronautics
  • — Chartered Colleges of Technology, Pro
  • posed, 131
  • — Commission on Conditions in Civil Service,
  • Evidence Before, 200
  • — Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Corps
  • of, Annual Dinner, 229, 582
  • — Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux,
  • Astronomer Royal’s Report, 233
  • — Institute of British Architects, Photographic
  • Exhibition of Use of Concrete in Buildings, 212
  • Royal Institution :
  • Christmas Lectures on Story of Petroleum, 768
  • Research on Production of Smokeless Fuels, by Sir C. Ellis, 806
  • Royal Naval Engineering College, Manadon, Plymouth, 195, 204*
  • — Sanitary Institute. See Sanitary
  • — Society of Arts. See drts
  • — Tiger “ Worldmaster ” Motor-Car Chassis,
  • 476*
  • Royce Electric Furnaces, Ltd., Box-Type
  • Electric Furnaces (Trade Publication), 201
  • Rubber Compounds and Tubing, Vulcanised Extruded, Specification; 458
  • — Conference, Oslo, Reduction of Vibration
  • of Ship Machinery, by J. Nicolaisen, 556*
  • — Industry, Institution of, Committee on
  • Text-Books1, Formation of, 615
  • — Jointed Tracks for Crawler Tractor, 213*
  • — Liquid (Lorival Plastics), 149
  • — Manufacturers Research Association, Brit
  • ish, Shawbury Laboratories of, 763*
  • — Mountings for Ship Machinery, 556*
  • Rubery, Owen and Co., Ltd., Steelwork for
  • Rolling Mill of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*
  • Rudkin and Riley, Ltd., Die-Shop Equipment (Trade Publication), 201
  • Rugby Works of British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Test Plant for Large Electrical Machines, 308*
  • Rules, Construction, for Cargo Ships, Lloyds’ Register of Shipping, 782
  • Runways, Airport, Soil-Cement Stabilised, 94* Rural Electrification, Progress and Policy,
  • Booklet on, 13
  • “ Russell,” H.M. Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 863
  • Russell, J. E., on Thermal Stability Testing of Rotor Forgings, 523
  • Russia, Control of Exports to, Relaxation of, 162. See LETTER, 199
  • — Trade with United States, Relaxations in,
  • 290
  • Relaxation in, 515
  • Russian Industry, Changing Pattern of, 2 Rusting. See Corrosion
  • Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.,, 12-h.p. Twin-
  • Cylinder Diesel Engine, 93*; 72-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder Diesel Engine, 707*
  • Rutherford, by Those Who Knew Him (Review), 297
  • Ryan, W. F., on Degree Men, 357. See 97
  • Rye House Power Station, 156*
  • “ Rythmatic ” Ripple System for Remote Control (Trade Publication). 653
  • SAFETY in Chemical Works, Conference on, 643
  • — Factor in Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders, 75*
  • — Lamps, Electric, Bulbs, Treorchy Testing Station for, 77
  • — Raiser, Hydraulically-Operated, Mobile, for Aircraft Maintenance Work, 531*
  • Safrazyan, L., the Late, 229
  • Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd., Transducer System for Relaying Information (Trade Publication), 9; Low-Loss Cores and Magnets (Trad® Publication), 265; Display Unit for Frequency Analysis of Noise and Vibration, 804*
  • Salisbury, Sir E., on Air Pollution and Plant Life, 452
  • Salisbury, Marquess of, on Need for Technological Universities, 777, 780
  • Salter, G., and Co., Ltd., Spring Balance Calibrated in Newtons, 81. See Erratum, 246
  • Salusbury-Trelawny, Major J. M., the Late, 617 “ Salvare ” Radio Equipment for Ships’ Lifeboats, 423
  • Salvi Spacers for Electrical Transmission Lines (English Salvi Co., Ltd.), 48*
  • “ Salvita ” Radio Transmitter and Receiver, 84*
  • Sampling and Particle Counting for Atmospheric Dusts, 37
  • Sand Heater of British Cast Iron Research Association, 114*
  • — Preparation Plant, Tame Bridge Foundry,
  • 506*
  • “ Sandwich ” Materials to Resist High Temperatures, 670*
  • — Metal, Methods for Aircraft Construction,
  • 380
  • Sanitary Engineers, Institution of, Chlorination of Water, by E. A. Whitlock (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Institute, Royal, Co-operation Scheme on
  • Public Health, 420
  • Sankey, J. H., and Son, Ltd., Fire Cement (Trade Publication), 488; Acid-Resisting Cement (Trade Publication), 589
  • Sant Sturgess, Ltd., Mobile Meter Prover Units for Aircraft Fuelling Vehicles, 84
  • “ Sapphire ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Production of, 821
  • Sarjant, Prof. R. J., on Temperature Distribution in Cooling and Reheating of Steel Ingots, 818
  • Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd., Translucent Plastic Roofing Sheets, 734 Saunders-Roe, Ltd., Aluminium-Alloy Towing Tank, 99, 110*; All-Metal Rotor Blades, 379; “ Skeeter Mark 6 ” Helicopter, 379; Automatic Typewriter for Digital Computer, 381*
  • Saunders Valve Co., Ltd., Diaphragm Valves (Trade Publication), 393; Spherical Plug Cocks (Trade Publication), 849
  • Saville, J. P., on Universal Decimal Classification Applied to Metallurgical Literature, 8 Saws. See Machine Tools
  • “ Sawoe ” Soil-Stabilisation Machine, 269* “ Saxonia,” S.S., Maiden Voyage of, 345 Scaffolding, Use of Bailey Bridging for, 218* Scale-Car, 28-ton, for Ore-Handling and Storage Plant (Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd.), 211*
  • — Effect Experiments in Ships and Models, 591
  • — Formation, Prevention of (Trade Pub
  • lication), 753
  • Scammell Lorries, Ltd., 24-ton Articulated Motor Tractor and Trailer, 445*
  • Scavenging Blower for Andritz Oil Engines, 859*
  • Schmidt, J. W., the Late, 617
  • Schofield, T. H., on Titanium-Rich Alloys of Titanium, Iron and Oxygen, 427
  • Scholarships. See Education
  • School of Aeronautics at Queen’s University, Belfast, Formation of, 867
  • — of Gas Turbine Technology, Farnborough,
  • Courses at, 109
  • Schoolmasters, Conference for, on Recruitment to Mechanical Engineering Profession, 684 “ Schrage ” Commutator Motors, Theory of (Trade Publication), 849
  • Schuler, L., A.G., Gang Slitting Machine, 605*; High-Speed Press, 605*
  • Schumacher, L. E., on Economics of Earth- Moving, 198
  • Schwope, Dr. A. D., on Plastic Deformation of Aluminium Single Crystals, 239
  • Science, Effect on Human Nature, 289
  • — and Engineering, Relationship Between, 782
  • — and Mathematics, Graduate Teachers of,
  • Report on, 1
  • '— Museum, South Kensington, Exhibition of Astronomical Books, 263; Smoke-Pollution Measuring Station at, 837
  • — Teachers, Shortage of. Report on, 199
  • Scientific Apparatus Exhibition, Institution of Civil Engineers, 4*
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • Scope Laboratories of Melbourne, Low- Voltage Soldering Iron, 120
  • Scot-Mec “ Popular ” Hammer Mill, 125*
  • Scotland, Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in. See Engineers
  • — to Newfoundland Transatlantic Telephone
  • Cable, 614, 638, 740*
  • — North, Hydro-Electric Board, Loch Shin
  • Scheme, 68; Finlarig Scheme, 250*; Isle of Harris Scheme, 293; 22-kV Submarine Cable for Outer Hebrides, 345; Ullapool Scheme, 495*; Conon Valley Hydro-Electric Scheme, 615, 629*; Radio Station for Repair Gangs, 616; Corriey- airack Pass, 132-kV Transmission Line, 742; Gisla Scheme, Island of Lewis, 868
  • — Secretary of State for, Administration of
  • Scottish Roads, 678
  • — Steel Production in, 66
  • Scott Collection of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings, Catalogue of, by B. M. Cooper (Review), 685
  • Scott, Sir G. G., Rye House Power Station, 156*
  • Scott, P., on Woodhead New Tunnel, 20* Scottish Industries Exhibition, Glasgow, 264, 326*, 386
  • — Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd., Portable
  • Petrol-Driven Hammer Mill, 125*
  • — Roads, Responsibility for, 678
  • Scrap Metal Baling Press (Fielding-Platt, Ltd.), 571*
  • Scraper and Cable-Control Unit (Onions and Sons (Levellers), Ltd.), 123*
  • — “Caterpillar,” 15- to 20-cub. yd. (Birtley
  • Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • — Chains for Coal Mines (Trade Publication),
  • 722
  • — Tractor-Drawn, for Earth-Moving, 198 Screens for Coal-Preparation Plant, Mansfield
  • Colliery, 769*
  • — Vibrator, Heating of (Trade Publication),
  • 653
  • Screw Propellers. See Propellers
  • Screwing Machine. See Machine Tools Scrivener, A., the Late, 845
  • Scrivener, A., Ltd., Grinding Machine for Internal-Combustion Engine Valve Rockers, 117*; Micro-Sizer for Shaft Control on Centreless Grinding Machine, 837*
  • Scunthorpe Ironworks Extensions, 186* Scunthorpe Rod Mill, Ltd., Automatic Photo- Electric Controls for Rolling Mill, 788*
  • “ Sea Balliol ” Trainer Aircraft, Tail Undercarriage for (Boulton Paul Aircraft, Ltd.), 504*
  • — Defences, Design and Construction of,
  • 404*, 425, 428*
  • — Palling, Norfolk, Sea Defence Works at,
  • 407*
  • Seaham, Durham, Sea Defence Works at, 404* Seaman, M., Proposal for Chair of Production Engineering, 483
  • “ Seamew ” Anti-Submarine Aircraft (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 379*
  • Seamless Tubes versus Welded Tube, 647 Searle, Dr. G. F. C., the Late, 845
  • Seasoning of Timber, Investigations on, 198 Secant Approximation and Perry Formula, 594*. See LETTER, 749
  • “ Sechura,” Peruvian Naval Tanker, Launch of, 709*
  • Secondary Battery. See Accumulator under Electric; also Motor Trucks
  • Sections, Structural, Application of Shell Analysis to, 688*
  • Sedgefield, Durham, Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant at, 661*
  • “ Segbur ” Tungsten-Carbide Bur, 539*
  • Seismic Surveying, Refraction Geophone for, 773*
  • Selenium Emission from Works, Investigations on, 119
  • Self-Service in Works Stores, 293
  • Selsey Bill, Sussex, Sea Defence Works at, 428* Semi-Conductors, Research on Properties and Applications of, by General Electric Co., Ltd., 290, 312*
  • Separator, Electro-Magnetic, for Refuse- Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*
  • — Magnetic (Trade Publication), 653, 784
  • Serials and Periodicals, Their Treatment in Special Libraries, by D. Grenfell (Review), 297
  • Service Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • Servicing and Design of Electronic Instruments, 806
  • Servis Recorders, Ltd., Electric Recorder for Machine-Running Times, 248*
  • Servo-Mechanisms, Shaft Resilience in, Investigation on, 756*
  • Servomex Controls, Ltd., Quick-Response Voltage Stabiliser, 767*
  • Sewage Disposal and Purification, 628
  • — Sludge, Treatment and Disposal of (Review),
  • 784
  • Use in Agriculture, 296
  • Sexton, J. K., on Hydro-Electric Plants in Tropics, 203. See 161
  • “ Shadomaster ” Profile Projector (Trade Publication), 41
  • Shaft Brackets in Ships, Effect on Resistance, 521, 592
  • — Coupling. See Coupling
  • — Crank. See Crankshaft
  •  ? — Dynamometer. See Dynamometer and Torsionmeter
  • — Resilience in Servo Mechanisms, Investiga
  • tion on, 756*
  • — Steam-Turbine, Measurement of Distortion
  • in, 758
  • — Whirl, Apparatus for Demonstrating, 266* Shaping Machine. See Machine Tools Sharp, E. E., the Late, 814
  • Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd., Pilot Plant for Centrifuging Slurries, 118*
  • Shaw, Dale and Co., Ltd., Electrical Installation at Yeadon Refuse-Disposal Plant, 85
  • Shaw Savill Line, S.S. “ Southern Cross,” Launch of, 258, 260*
  • Shawbury Laboratories of Research Association of British Rubber Manufacturers, 763*
  • Shear Centre of Structural Sections, 690* Sheardown, H. E., the Late, 168
  • Shearer and Annand, Conon Valley Hydro- Electric Scheme, 615, 629*
  • — Loader, Anderton, for Coal Cutting and
  • Loading, 869*
  • Shearing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • “ Shearmobile ” Sheep-Shearing Attachment for Ferguson Tractors, 835
  • Sheep Shearing Attachment, “ Shearmobile,” for Ferguson Tractors, 835
  • Sheet Metal, Deep Drawing of, Investigations on, 425, 431. See LETTER, 551*
  • Plastic Tooling of, 726, 762
  • Roll-Type Corrugating Machine for (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 598*
  • Swaging and Wiring Machine for (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 538*
  • — Metallic, by Powder Metallurgy, 852
  • — Roofing, Plastic, Translucent (Saro Lamin
  • ated Wood Products, Ltd.), 734
  • — Steel, Yield Point in, 355, 366*, 459. See
  • LETTER, 486*
  • — and Strip, Aluminium, Rolling Mill of
  • T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*

Sheet and Strip Metal Users’ Technical Association:

  • Conference on Plastic Tooling:
  • Some Experiments in Suitability of Plastics for Press-Tool Manufacture, by Prof. J. V. Connolly, P. K. Digby and W. J. Paul, 726
  • Use of Plastic Press Tools for Production of Motor-Vehicle Panels, by W. B. Kidd, 726
  • Use of Ethoxyline Resins in Modem Tool Manufacture, by Dr. K. Meyerhans, 727
  • Development of Plastic Tools with Particular Reference to Use of Polyester Resins, by J. T. Maddison, 727
  • Tooling with Phenolic Casting Resins for Sheet-Metal Pressing, by Dr. F. L. Gilbert, 728
  • Glass-Fibre Reinforced Plastics for Press Tools, Jigs and Patterns, by A. M. Dobson, 728
  • Sheffield-Manchester-Wath Railway Line, Woodhead New Tunnel, 20*; Inauguration of Electric Passenger Service, 387. See LETTER, 453; 2,760-h.p. Co-Co Electric Locomotive, 413*; Operating Experiences on, 759
  • — University, Investigations on Mechanism of
  • Drawing Operation, 425, 431.* See
  • LETTER, 551*; Research on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • Shell Analysis, Application to Structural Sections, 688*
  • Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., Mobile Meter Prover Units for Aircraft Fuelling Vehicles, 84; Transformer Oil with Oxidation-Inhibiting Additive, 440; Cinema Films on Oil Prospecting and Gas Turbine, 751
  • — Moulding Equipment (Polygram Casting
  • Co., Ltd.), 54*
  • Machine (Polygram Casting Co., Ltd.), 284
  • Machine, “ Shelmolda Altus,” 642*
  • Shell Refining and Marketing Co., Ltd., Plant for Production of Synthetic Resins, Stan- low, Cheshire, 848. See 843
  • “ Shelmolda Altus ” Shell-Moulding Machine, 642*
  • Shelters, Workmen’s (Trade Publication), 137
  • Sheps and Webb, Protective Coatings for Engineering Drawings, 172
  • Shin Hydro-Electric Scheme, 68
  • Ship Canal. See Canal
  • — Cargo, Lloyd’s Register Rules of Con
  • struction for, 782
  • — under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 136,
  • 546
  • — Decorative Lighting for (Trade Publication),
  • 784
  • — Design, Foundations of, 455
  • — Diesel-Engined. See Motorships; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Electrolytic Derusting of, 235
  • — Iron, Armoured, Origin of, 846
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 7* 37, 95, 113,
  • 150, 169, 216, 253, 280, 310, 344, 408, 442, 494, 534, 567, 636, 664, 701, 739, 767, 806, 836, 863
  • — Launching. See Launching
  • — Lifeboats, Radio Equipment for (Marconi
  • International Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 423
  • — Lloyd’s Register Shipbuilding Returns, 136,
  • 546
  • — Machinery, Vibration of, Rubber Mountings
  • for Prevention of, 556*
  • — and Models, Victory, Scale-Effect Experi
  • ments on,591
  • — Model Experiments. See Tank Experi
  • ments
  • — Motor. See Motorships; Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — Propellers. See Propellers
  • — Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines; Propellers
  • — Repair Yards, Need for Re-equipping, 481
  • — Repairing Industry, 259, 290
  • — Research, “ Electra II,” “ Martinet ”
  • Electronic Helmsman, 767*
  • — Side-Launching of, 655
  • — Skylights, Hydraulic Lifting Gear for
  • (A. Low and Sons, Ltd.), 327
  • — Welding Committee, Admiralty, Dissolu
  • tion of, 263
  • — See also Marine; Motorships; Shipping;
  • Steamers
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, North-East Coast Institution of. See North-East Coast
  • in Scotland, Institution of. See Engineers
  • Shipbuilding, Cable-Ship “ Recorder,” 566*
  • — Deborine Fibreglass for Hull Construction
  • (Halmatic, Ltd.), 252*. See Erratum, 398
  • — Employers’ Federation, Guaranteed Week
  • in Engineering Industry, 192; Wage Claims Against, 839
  • — and Engineering Unions, Confederation of,
  • Guaranteed Week in Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries, 192; Wage Structure in Engineering Industry, 192, 256; Redundancy Strike at London Docks, 416, 480, 511
  • — German, Progress in, 386
  • — H.M. Aircraft Carrier “ Albion,” 470*
  • — Industry, Cancellation of Orders in, 578 Guaranteed Week in, 192
  • Human Relations in, 352
  • Position in, 546, 614, 646
  • and Ship-Repair Facilities, 481
  • United States, Government Aid for, 227 Wage Rates in, 226, 839
  • Shipbuilding International Progress, Monthly Magazine, First Issue of, 451, 453
  • — Light-Alloy Stiffened Panels for (T.I.
  • Aluminium, Ltd.), 570*
  • — Lloyd’s Register Returns, 136, 546
  • Register Rules of Construction for, 782
  • — Naval. See Warships
  • — and Oil Tanker Construction, 34
  • — Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” Launch
  • of, 709*
  • — Research Association, British, Resistance
  • Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • — and Ship Repairing Industry, 259, 290
  • — Shipyard for Brooke Marine, Ltd., Lowes
  • toft^ 131, 154*
  • — Side-Launching of Ships, 655
  • — S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 258, 260*
  • — Steel-Plate Supplies for, 128
  • — Tubular Framing for Racing Motor Boat
  • (Accles and Pollock, Ltd.), 135*
  • — Yard for Brooke Marine, Ltd., Lowestoft,
  • 131, 154*
  • — See also Steamers; Naval; Warships Shipping Industry, Japanese, Expansion of, 779 Prospects for, 646
  • — Tramp, and Ship Repairing, Situation in,
  • 259, 290
  • Shipyard. See Shipbuilding Yard
  • “ Shirene ” Plastic Pipeline for Cold Plumbing, 868*
  • Shires and Co. (London), Ltd., Plastic Pipeline for Cold Plumbing, 868*
  • Shock-Absorbing, Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • — Tests. See Impact Tests under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • Shoosmith, G. T., Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 796*
  • Shop Management. See Works Management
  • Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Brochure on Apprentice Training Scheme, 171; Helical Tungsten-Carbide-Tipped Milling Cutters, 255*, 291; Short SB5 Research Aircraft, 294*; “ Seamew ” Anti-Submarine A ir- craft, 379*; Donation to Assist Formation of School of Aeronauticf at Queen’s University, Belfast, 867
  • — Time, Ministry of Labour Statistics, 96
  • Shovel, Swing- (Ahlmann-Carlshutte A.G.), 409*
  • Show. See Exhibition
  • Showroom, Electric, British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., 736
  • Shroud, Afterburner, of All-Metal Honeycomb Material, 671*
  • Shunting, Mechanical, for Coal Wagons, 377* Shutters, Steel, Travelling, for Woodhead New Tunnel, 21*
  • Shuttering, Timber, for Loch Luichart Dam, 630
  • — Use of Bailey Bridging for, 218*
  • Siding, Railway, for Iron and Steel Works, 274*
  • Siegfried, Dr. W., on Intercrystalline Fracture of Heat-Resisting Steels, 238*
  • Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd., “ Autoflex ” Traffic-Control System, 717
  • — Martin Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Sifbronze and Sifsteel for Welding Stainless Steel (Trade Publication), 298
  • Sight Glass for Steam Trap (Spirax-Sarco, Ltd.), 704*
  • Sigma Instrument Co., Ltd., Micro-Sizer for Shaft Control oil Centreless Grinding Machine, 837*
  • “ Sigma ” Shielded Arc Welding Plant, 349*
  • Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., Tractor-Driven Centrifugal Pump, 125*, 508*
  • Signal Box, Conington North, Resiting of (Wellerman Brothers), 49*
  • Stratford, Automatic Train-Announcement Systems, 599*
  • Signalling and Control Unit, Wire-Operated (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 734*
  • — Lamp, Long-Range, Aldis (Kelvin and
  • Hughes (Marine), Ltd.), 534*
  • Sigsworth, C., on Eclipse of Engineer in Management, 357. See 321, 329, 353, 489 Silencers for Aircraft Exhaust Valves (C. G. Vokes and Co., Ltd.), Id
  • Silentbloc Bearings for Marine Auxiliary Machinery, 557*
  • Silicon Carbide Elements for Electric Furnaces (Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • — as Semi-Conductor, Research on, 312
  • Silicone-Impregnated Insulation for 500-kVA Transformer (Transformers (Watford), Ltd.), 24*
  • — Production Plant, Barry, of Albright and
  • Wilson, Ltd., 562*
  • Silley, H. A. J., on Ships and Docks, 481
  • Silo, Arched, Prestressed-Concrete, at Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, 665*
  • — for Fulham Cement Depot, 546, 560
  • — Storage, Reinforced-Concrete, Mason’s
  • Cement Works, 221*
  • — Ventilated, for Grain Drying and Storage on
  • Farms, 834
  • Siluma Fire Cement (Trade Publication), 488
  • Silver City Airways, Ferryfield Airport, 94*; Air Ferry to Belfast, 736
  • — Effect on Titanium, 427
  • Simms Motor Units, Ltd., Diesel, Fuel- Injection Pump, 478*
  • Simon-Carves, Ltd., Sulphuric Acid Plant, Widnes, 615, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • Simon, H., Ltd., Motor Wagon for Carrying Flour in Bulk, 23*
  • Simon Handling Engineers, Ltd., Ore Handling and Storage Plant, Tyne Dock, 207*
  • Simonson, J. R., on Combustion Problems of Dual-Fuel Engine, 363*. See 355, 390
  • Simonson, W. F.J on Boiler Design and Availability, 582
  • Simplex Wire and Cable Co., Transatlantic Telephone Cable, 741
  • Simpson, A. G., on Tantalum Powder Metal- lurgy, 852
  • Sims, Dr. L. G. A., on Heat Capacity of Laminations, 103. See LETTERS, 69, 167, 293
  • Sims, R. B., on Yield Stress/Strain Curves and Values of Mean Yield Stress of Commonly Rolled Materials, 787
  • “ Sindex ” Brake Gear for Mine Car, 733*
  • Singer Motors Ltd., “Monarch” 10-h.p. Lightweight Four-Wheel Tractor, 803*
  • Sino-British Trade Committee, Formation of, 67
  • Sinter Plant, Scunthorpe Ironworks, 186* Sintering Process for Production of Fine Tungsten Wire, 176*
  • — Production of Metallic Powders for, 850
  • Sir John Cass College Research Assistantships, 22
  • Sirocco Works, Belfast, of Davidson and Co., Ltd., Extension to, 217
  • “ Skeeter Mark 6 ” Helicopter (Saunders-Roe, Ltd), 379
  • Skidding of Motor Cars, Investigations on, 373 Skylights, Ships’, Hydraulic Lifting Gear for (A. Low and Sons, Ltd.), 327
  • Slabs, Concrete, Partially-Prestressed, Tests of, 464*
  • Pre-Cast, for Silo at Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, 665*
  • — Floor, Concrete, Horizontal Cracks in,
  • Recording Instrument for (W. S. Atkins and Partners), 601*
  • — Handling Machine, Aluminium (Birtley
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • Slack, M. R., on Temperature Distribution in Cooling and Reheating of Steel Ingots, 818 Slag. See Metallurgy
  • Sledge, Light-Alloy (Elms Metals, Ltd.), 717*
  • Sleepers, Concrete, Rail Clamp for, British Railways, 285
  • — Railway, Timber for, 198
  • — Wooden, Use by British Railways, 230* Slide-Ways, Grinding Machine for (Vereinigte
  • Osterreichische Eisen- und Stahlwerke), 604*
  • Sliver, Textile, Raper “ Autoleveller ” for, 600* Slotting Machines. See Machine Tools
  • Sludge Gas, Use in Dual-Fuel Engines, 363.
  • — Sewage, Treatment and Disposal of
  • (Review), 784
  • — See also Sewage
  • Slurries, Pelleting, Plant for, 14
  • — Sampling, Pilot Plant Centrifuge for
  • (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 118*
  • Smelting Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Smidth, F. L., and Co., Ltd., Basic-Slag Grinding Plant, 183
  • Smith, Sir E., on Prevention of Air Pollution, 452; on Recruitment of Mechanical Engineers, 780. See 777, 781
  • Smith, Engr. Capt. E. C., on Centenary of Crimean War, 846*
  • Smith, G. C., on Production of Metal Sheets from Metal Powders, 852
  • Smith, H. A., on Switch for Heavy Current Testing, 150*
  • Smith Meters, Ltd., Precision Indicator
  • Gauge (Trade Publication), 722
  • Smith, S., and Sons (England), Ltd., Views on Dependency of Motor-Vehicle Industry on Improvements in Living Standards, 810 Smith, S. M., Co., “ Rotovalve ” Hydraulic Valve, 19*
  • Smith, W. M., the Late, 453
  • Smith, W., Tool and Steel Co., Ltd., “Despatch ” Files and Chisels (Trade Publication), 722
  • Smithfield Show and Agricultural Machinery Exhibition, 802*, 834*
  • Smoke Abatement and Air Pollution, 452
  • — in Boilers by Use of Eliminator Fire- Doors, 793*
  • Society, National, Annual Conference: Programme, 383; Presidential Address by Sir E. Smith, 452; Report on Air Pollution by Sir H. Beaver, 452; Developments Promoting Smokelessness in Railway Locomotion, by R. F. Harvey, 452; Developments in Industrial Uses of Gas and Electricity, by R. F. Hayman and J. I. Bernard, 452; Des Voeux Lecture on Air Pollution and Plant Life, by Sir E. Salisbury, 452
  • See also Air and Atmospheric Pollution
  • — Chart, Ringelmann, for Measurement of
  • Smoke Density, 794*
  • — Emission, Air Pollution Caused by, Report
  • on, 718. See 715
  • — from Shell Boilers, Doors for Eliminating,
  • 200
  • “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 374*
  • Snowy River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 165, 258 Snyder Tool and Engineering Co., Punches and Dies for Tableting Machines (Trade Publication), 265
  • Soag Machine Tools, Ltd., “ Stell amatic ” Turret Drilling Machine (Trade Publication), 849
  • “ Soar ” Jet Aeroplane Engine (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 347*
  • Social Services, Effect on Industry, 288
  • Societe Genevoise d’lnstruments de Physique, Precision Rotary Table for Measurement of Gears, 790. See 779
  • Societe le Materiel Traction Electrique, SinglePhase Electric Locomotives, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • Societe Nationale de Constructions Aero- nautiques du Sud-Ouest, Plastic Tools for Aircraft Production, 762
  • Societe des Usines de Louis de Roll S.A., 100-ton Precision Forging Machine, 474* Societies, Technical and Scientific. See Institutions
  • — Trade. See Labour
  • — of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. See
  • Motor
  • Socony Vacuum Oil Co. (Gold Coast), Ltd., Submarine Pipeline at Accra, 303*
  • Softener, Water. See Water
  • Soil-Cement Stabilised Runways at Ferryfield Airport, 94*
  • — Stabilisation in Germany, 268* Plant (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 634*
  • Solar Aircraft Co., All-Metal Honeycomb
  • Sandwich Materials, 670*
  • — Observation at Royal Observatories, 233 Soldering Iron, Low-Voltage (Scope Laboratories of Melbourne), 120
  • — Tool, Lightweight, “ Solo ” (Trade Publi
  • cation), 849
  • Solenoid Valves, 1-in. Pilot-Operated (Keela- vite Rotary Pumps and Motors Ltd.), 705* Solids, Hydraulic Transport of, Investigations on, 50*
  • “ Solo ” Lightweight Soldering Tool (Trade Publication), 849
  • Solus-Schall, Ltd., Isotope Container (Trade Publication), 393; Magnetic Sorting (Trade Publication), 393; X-Ray Centring in Radiography (Trade Publication), 488; Non-Destructive Testing Equipment, 720 Solutions, Solid, Creep and Ageing Effects in, 238
  • Somy Stoves and Boilers, Diesel-Oil Fired (D. E. Stuttard), 62*
  • “ Sonthofen ” Soil-Stabilisation Machine, 269* Soot Blower for Connah’s Quay Power Station (Ivor Power Specialty Co., Ltd.), 437
  • — — for Industrial Boiler, 338
  • Sound Muffler for Jet-Aircraft Running-Up Pen (Detuners, Ltd.), 536*
  • South African Railways, 3,030-h.p., 3,000-volt Direct-Current Locomotive, 178*
  • — Australian Works of C. A. Parsons of
  • Australia, Ltd., 427
  • South Durham Steel and Iron Co., Ltd., Steelwork for Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • — Kensington, Science Museum, Exhibition
  • of Astronomical Books, 263; Smoke- Pollution Measuring Station at, 837
  • — Wales, Treorchy, Testing Station for
  • Miners’ Lamp Bulbs, 77
  • Rheola Works of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*
  • — West Africa, Iron-Ore Deposits in, 323
  • — Works of Power-Gas Corporation, Ltd.,
  • Extensions to, 599
  • Southampton Cable Factory of Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., 148
  • — University, Experiment to Illustrate Creep,
  • 74*
  • “ Southern Cross,” S.S., Launch of, 258, 260* Spacers, Salvi, for Electrical Transmission Lines (English Salvi Co., Ltd.), 48*
  • Sparcatron, Ltd., Cutting Machine for Hard Metals, 684, 698*
  • Special Libraries, Treatment of Periodicals and Serials ini, by D. Grenfell (Review), 297
  • Specifications, Standard. See Standards; Standardisation
  • Spectrograph,Three-Metre (Trade Publication), 298
  • Spectrographic Apparatus (Trade Publication), 849
  • — Quantometer, Direct-Reading (Applied
  • Research Laboratories), 114*
  • Spectrometer, Infra-Red, with Diffraction Grating (Mervyn Instruments), 77*
  • Spectrophotometer, Infra-Red (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Photo-Electric, “ Uvispek ” (Trade Publi
  • cation), 393
  • Speed-Changing Gears. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • — Indicator, Electronic Tachometer (Plessey
  • Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • Photo-Electric Tachometer (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 380*
  • — Reducer, “ Torque-Arm ” (J. H. Fenner &
  • Co., Ltd.), 742*
  • — Reduction Gears. See Gears; Gearing;
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Trials. See Phials
  • “ Speedslinger ” for Mould Ramming, Tame Bridge Foundry, 506*
  • “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226 Spence, C. A., the Late, 292
  • Spencer, Capt. F. W., the Late, 356
  • Spencer-Bonecourt, Ltd., Waste-Heat Boiler at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 184
  • Sperry Gyroscope Co., Ltd., Automatic Pilots and Navigation Aids (Trade Publication), 488
  • Spillway for Loch Luichart Dam, 631*
  • — Structures, Model Experiments on, 51* Spiral Tube and Components Co., Ltd., Spiral-
  • Tube Coolers and Heaters (Trade Publication), 520
  • Spirax-Sarco, Ltd., Sight Glass for Steam Trap, 704*; Improvements in Steam Plants (Trade Publication), 753
  • Spitzbergen Expedition, British, Light-Alloy Sledges for, 717*
  • Sponge Iron and Direct-Iron Processes, by
  • E. P. Barrett (Review), 137
  • “ Spra-Bonderising ” Metal-Finishing Installations, Degreasing Agent for (Trade Publication), 137
  • Spray Gun (Trade Publication), 488
  • “ Spraypak ” Packing for Distillation Columns, 46*
  • Springs (Trade Publication), 458
  • — Balance Calibrated in Newtons (G. Salter &
  • Co., Ltd.), 81. See Erratum, 246
  • — Leaf, Attenuation of Vibrations by, 856 Spur Gearing. See Gears; Gearing; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Stabilisation, Soil, Plant (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 634*
  • “ Stabilo-Bau ” Machine for Soil Stabilisation, 270*
  • Stafford Catalytic Oil-Gas Plant, 737*
  • Staining of Clad Aluminium Sheets in Salt- Baths, 394
  • “ Stamco ” Trimming Machine for Aluminium Sheet, 88*
  • Stamping Hammers and Presses. See Machine Tools
  • Stanchions. See Columns
  • Standards Institution, British, Modular Co- Ordination in Building Industry, 583; Specifications, Impregnated Paper-Insulated Cables, 297; Dimensions of Grinding Wheels, 297; Domestic Cooking Appliances for Use with Butane Gas, 297; Drawing-Office Equipment and Instruments, 297; Metallic Resistance Materials for Electrical Purposes, 334; Coal-Cutter Picks and Pick Boxes, 334; Carbon Brushes, 458; Vulcanised Extruded Rubber Compounds and Tubing, 458; Tee Slots, 458; Waterproof Drawing Inks, 488; Definitions for Use in Mechanical Engineering, 352; Graphical Symbols for Electrical Purposes, 752; Engineers’ Comparators for External Measurement, 752; Boiler-Water Treatment and Testing of Boiler-Water Deposits, 753; Manufacture and Testing of Refrigerating Cabinets and Cold Rooms, 753; Composite Units of Switches and Fuses, 753
  • — of Length and Mass, Measurement and
  • Comparisons of, 785
  • Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Merger with Rover Co., Ltd., 99
  • Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., Flow- I f B Indication Panels for Ore-Preparation Plant, 49*; Southampton Cable Factory, 148; Germanium Junction Cells (Trade Publication), 458; Miniature Control Equipment for Substation, 462
  • Standardisation, Frequency, of Electrical Current, in Ontario, Consequences of, 848
  • Stanlow, Cheshire, Plant for Production of Synthetic Resins, 848. See 843
  • “ Starmix ” Asphalt-Mixing Plant, 666*
  • Startrite Engineering Co., Ltd., 3-in. Capacity Sawbench, 246*
  • State Railways. See Railways
  • Station, Erie, Hudson and Manhattan Railroad, “ Speedwalk ” Moving Pavement, 226
  • — Power. See Power Stations
  • — Railway, Aldwych, Reconditioning of
  • Passenger Lifts at, 51. See Erratum, 292 Statistics, Trade. See Trade
  • Statistical Primer, by F. N. David (Review), 520
  • — Society, Royal, Presidential Address by
  • Lord Piercy, on Capital for Small Companies, 678
  • — Year-Book, World Power Conference,
  • Annual Statistics for 1950-52 (Review), 784 Stator of 25-MW Alternator, 116*
  • — for 35,294-kVA Alternator, 250*
  • — for 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250* Steam Boats. See Steamers
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Consumption. See Coal Consumption
  • — Cycles and Two-Stage Reheat, 244*
  • — Engines. See Engines
  • — Heating Coils, Aluminium-Alloy, for Oil
  • Tankers, 28*
  • — Industrial, Efficient Generation of, 327, 335*
  • — Pipes, Molybdenum-Steel, Creep in, 237 Welding of, Cinema Film on Training
  • for, 49
  • — Plants, Improvements in (Trade Publica
  • tion), 753
  • Steam Raising Units (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Superheater. See Superheater
  • — Trap, Sight Glass for (Spirax-Sarco, Ltd.),
  • 704*
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • — and Water, Thermodynamic Tables in
  • Metric System for, by O. H. Faxen (Review), 201
  • Steamers Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 136, 546
  • — Geared Turbines for. See Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — “ Iberia,” Maiden Voyage of, 415
  • — Launching of. See Launching
  • — “ Orsova,” Twin-Screw Orient Liner, 56*
  • — Propulsion of. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines; Propellers
  • — “ Recorder ” for Cable Laying, 566*
  • — “ Saxonia,” Maiden Voyage of, 345
  • — “ Southern Cross,” Launch of, 258, 260*
  • — See also Engines; Marine Propulsion; Ship
  • building; Shipping; Ships; Turbines; Warships
  • Steamships. See Ships; Steamers; Warships Steels, Alloy, Rolled, Fatigue Tests on, 854
  • — and Aluminium, Competition between, 10
  • — Bessemer, Basic, Pearlite-Free, Fabrication
  • and Properties of, 40
  • — Case-Hardening of. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • — Castings Research Association, British,
  • Annual General Meeting, 103
  • — Chromium. See Steel, Stainless
  • Steel and Coal Community, European, Iron- Ore Supplies for, 483; Information Bulletin, 714; Agreement with United Kingdom Steel Industry, 778
  • Steel Company of Wales, Ltd., Flow-Indication Panels for Ore-Preparation Plant, 49*; Strike of Coke-Oven Employees, 96, 128; Abbey Works Extensions, 583
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — De-Nationalisation, Progress of, 3
  • Steel Equipment Co., Bins for A.C.V. Sales Ltd., Spare-Parts Store, 731*
  • — Exports, World, 483
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (.Materials)
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Girder, Multi-Channel Dynamic-Strain
  • Recording Equipment for, 493*
  • — Heat Treatment of. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • — at High Temperatures, Creep of, 237
  • — Industry, Agreement with European Coal
  • and Steel Community, 778
  • — —German, Output by, 196
  • — Ingots, Temperature Distribution in, 818
  • — Joints, Welded, Cracking in, Investigation
  • on, 755
  • — Manufacture. See Metallurgy
  • — Melting Shop, Fairless Works, Pennsylvania,
  • Telecommunications in, 47
  • Shop, Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • — Microstructure of. See Microphotographs;
  • Metallography
  • — Mild, Pressings, “ Stretcher ” Strains in, 787 Strain Ageing of, 787
  • — — Strip, Ageing after Temper Rolling, 787
  • — Output, World, 162
  • — Oxidation-Resistant, Investigations on, 616.
  • See LETTER, 719
  • — Pallets (Trade Publication), 170
  • — Plate for Shipbuilding, Supplies of, 128
  • — Production in 1954, 514
  • Statistics, 231
  • — Rails. See Rails
  • — Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — Ropes. See Wire Ropes
  • — Sheet, Silicon-Containing, for Transformers,
  • Oxide Scale, 69, 103, 167, 293
  • —-— Yield Point in, 355, 366*, 459. See LETTER, 486*
  • — Stainless, Production of Powders of, 850 Welding of (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Stress Distribution in. See Stress; Tests
  • (Materials')
  • — Structural, Protection of, Symposium on,
  • 1955, 682
  • — Tests of. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Tube, Seamless, New Plants for, 98
  • — Welded, Use of (Trade Publication), 722
  • — Works. See Works
  • Steele and Cowlishaw, Ltd., Ball and Pebble Mills (Trade Publication), 301; High- Speed Laboratory Grinding Mill, 766*
  • “ Steelmaster ” Straddle Carrier, 707*
  • Steels Engineering Installations, Ltd., Tanker Heating Coils of Aluminium Alloy, 28*
  • Steels Engineering Products Ltd., Mobile Cranes (Trade Publication), 589; Diesel- Electric 7-ton Mobile Crane, 703*
  • Steering Device, Automatic.; “ Martinet,” KB* Automatic, for Small Craft (Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd. and Hartley Electromotives, Ltd., 767
  • — Gear, Electro-Hydraulic, S.S. “ Orsova,”57* “ Stellmatic ” Turret Drilling Machine (Trade
  • Publication), 849
  • Steps, Hydraulically-Operated, Mobile, for Aircraft Maintenance Work, 531*
  • — and Ladders, Aluminium (Trade Publica
  • tion), 722
  • Stephen Frankfort, “ Visible-Grinder ” Grinding Machine, with Visible Tool Face, 868* Stephenson, George, Preservation of Dial Cottage, 103
  • Steriliser, Water (Trade Publication), 426
  • Stethoscope, Industrial (Murchie Trading Co., Ltd.), 152*
  • with Electronic Amplification (Bono- chord, Ltd.), 668*
  • Stevedores and Dockers, National Amalgamated, Overtime Ban, 160; Recruitment of Members by, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643
  • Stevens, T., the Late, 550
  • Steward, Sir H., the Late, 292
  • Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Dragline Excavator for, 32; Submarine Oil Pipeline at Accra, 303*
  • Stills, Fraser, for Blending Synthetic Resins, 10*. See Erratum, 68
  • Stillages, Skid (Trade Publication), 784
  • Stirling, A., on Pelletising of Northampton Sand Ironstones by Vacuum Extrusion, 8 Stock, R., and Co., “ Hartex ” Sub-Divided Thread-Profile Taps (Trade Publication), 722
  • Stockholm University, Hydraulic Research Laboratory, 676
  • Stockton-on-Tees Carbonising Plant, 30*
  • Stokers, Chain-Grate, Manufacture of, 795*
  • — Mechanical, Experiments by Coal Utilisa
  • tion Research Association, 14
  • — — Travelling Grate, for Peat-Fired Boilers,
  • 735
  • Stokes, R. R., on Overseas Orders of National Coal Board, 32
  • Stoneware, Chemical (Hathernware, Ltd.), 501* Stop Valves. See Valves
  • Storage Battery. See Accumulator under Electric; Motor Trucks
  • — and Handling Plant for Iron Ore, Tyne
  • Dock, 207*
  • — Silos, Reinforced-Concrete, Mason’s
  • Cement Works, 221*
  • Stordy Engineering Co., Ltd., Annealing Furnaces for Aluminium, 88
  • Stores, Air Dryers for (Birlec, Ltd.), 314
  • — Spare Parts, for Commercial Vehicles,
  • A.C.V. Sales, Ltd., 731*
  • Storey, T. (Engineers), Ltd., Bailey Bridging Equipment, 218*; Packman Potato Harvester, 248*
  • Stothert and Pitt, Ltd., Bath Works, 68; 10-ton Electric Crane for Ore-Discharging Plant at Tyne Dock, 209*
  • Stoves and Boilers, Somy, Diesel-Oil Fired (D. E. Stuttard), 62*
  • “ Strabag ” Soil-Stabilisation Machine, 269* Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd., Wagon Tippler, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304
  • Straddle Carriers, Diesel-Driven (T. W. Ward, Ltd.), 707*
  • Strain Ageing of Mild Steel, 787
  • — Gauge Bridge, Automatic (Boulton Paul
  • Aircraft, Ltd.), 380*
  • — Recording, Dynamic, Multi-Channel, 493* Strain and Robertson, Ullapool Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 496
  • Strain/Stress Curves of Rolled Materials, 787
  • — and Stress, Formulae for, by R. J. Roark
  • (Review), 589
  • — See also Stress
  • Strand Electric and Engineering Co., Ltd., Installation of Differential Analyser, 660* Stranding Machine, Submarine Cable (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 740*
  • Stratford Signal Box, Automatic Train- Announcement System, 599*
  • Straussler, N., and Co., Ltd., Rubber Tyres for Tractors, 832*
  • Streets. See Roads
  • Strength of Materials. See Stress and Tests (Materials)
  • Stress, Alternating and Combined. See Tests (Materials)
  • — in Composite Partially-Prestressed Concrete
  • Slabs, 464*
  • — Corrosion Cracking in Gasworks, Report
  • on, 747
  • — Design, in Light-Alloy Rolling Stock, 43*
  • — Distribution in Structural Sections, 688*
  • — Materials, Strength of, by G. H. Ryder
  • (Review), 622
  • — Optical Determination of. See Photo
  • Elastic
  • — Repetitions. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — in Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders, 75*
  • — in Short Beams, Experimental and Theo
  • retical Analysis of, 625*, 656*
  • Stress/Strain Curves of Rolled Materials, 787
  • — and Strain, Formulae for, by R. J. Roark
  • (Review), 589
  • “ Stretcher ” Strains in Mild-Steel Pressings, 787
  • — Strain in Sheet Steel, 355, 366*, 459. See
  • LETTER, 486
  • Strikes. See Labour
  • String, Synthetic “ DuroLastek ” for Tennis Rackets (Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.), 310* Strip, Mild-Steel, Ageing after Temper Rolling, 787
  • — and Sheet, Aluminium, Rolling Mill of
  • T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*
  • Stroboscope, Industrial (E.M.I. Engineering Development, Ltd.), 345*
  • Structural Analysis, Fundamentals of, by A. A. Jakkula and H. K. Stephenson (Review), 488
  • — Building, Tubular (B. Finch and Co., Ltd.),
  • 603*
  • — Design of Aeroplanes. See Aeroplanes
  • under Aeronautics
  • — — Principles of, 193
  • — Engineers, Institution of, Presidential
  • Address by S. B. Hamilton, on Engineering History, 517
  • — Problems, Demonstration Apparatus for,
  • 595*
  • — Sections, Application of Shell Analysis to,
  • 688*
  • — Steel, Protection of, Symposium on, 1955,
  • 682
  • Structures, Buried, Cathodic Protection of, Joint Committee for, Co-ordination of, 746
  • — Concrete, Partially-Prestressed, Advantages
  • of, 465*
  • — Displacement Indicators for, 5-
  • — Framed, Calculation of Influence Lines for,
  • 827*
  • — Protected from Vibration by Use of Leaf
  • Springs, 856
  • — Reinforced-Concrete. See Concrete, Re
  • inforced
  • — Sandwich, High-Temperature, 670*
  • Struts. See Columns
  • Stuart Davis, Ltd., Grinding Machine for Spur Gears, 732*
  • Students, Exchange of, International, for Technical Experience, Annual Report, 751 Studer, F., Ltd., Grinding and Lapping Machine .Snap-Gauge, 509*
  • Sturdy, A. E., on Trade with Russia, 199. See 162
  • Sturtevant Engineering Co., Ltd., Electrostatic Precipitators, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305; Axial-Flow Fans (Trade Publication), 686
  • Sturtevant Precipitator, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 437
  • Stuttard, D. E., Somy Diesel-Oil Fired Stoves and Boilers, 62*
  • Submarine Boats. See Warships
  • Submarine Cables, Ltd., Aberdeen-Bergen Cable, 637; Scotland-Newfoundland Cable 638*, 740*. See 614; Submarine-Cable Factory, Erith, 740*
  • Substation, Electricity, Guildford, Miniature Control Equipment at, 462
  • — Outdoor, of Tennessee Valley Authority,
  • 319*
  • Subway, Toronto, All-Aluminium Cars for, 658 Sud-Ouest, Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du, Plastic Tools for Aircraft Production, 762*
  • Suez Canal, Improvement of, 709
  • Suffolk Iron Foundry (1920), Ltd., Welding of Stainless Steel and Zinc (Trade Publication), 298
  • Suggestion Schemes of British Railways, 543 Sulphur Dioxide Production in Iraq, 38
  • — Emission, Air Pollution Caused by, Report
  • on, 718. See 715
  • from Power Stations, 119
  • — Recovery from Fuels, Conference on, 278 Sulphuric-Acid Plant, Widnes, of United
  • Sulphuric Acid Corporation, Ltd., 615, 640. See Addendum, T14-
  • Sulzer Brothers, 9,000-s.h.p. Ten-Cylinder Marine Diesel Engine, 708*
  • Summers, J., and Sons, Ltd., Transportation of Iron-Ore for Steelworks of, 796*
  • Summerson, T., and Sons, Ltd., Railway Sidings for Rye House Power Station, 156
  • Sun. See Solar
  • Sunbury Research Station, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd. (Trade Publication), 784
  • Sundstrand Machine Tool Co., Milling Machine, 574; Lathe, 574*
  • Sunvic Controls, Ltd., Liquid-Level Controller (Trade Publication), 73
  • “ Super-12 ” Extra-Heavy-Duty Motor Grader (Trade Publication), 265
  • Supercharging in Internal-Combustion Engines, Investigations on, 555
  • Superheaters, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 305
  • — Sectional (Trade Publication)., 233
  • “ Supermarine 525 ” Fighter Aeroplane (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 347*
  • Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Presidential Address by B. Donkin, on Work of Supervisory Engineer, 586; Technicians’ Certificate, 748
  • Supply, Ministry of, Test Rig for Pneumatic and Vacuum Components, 78*; Exhibits at Aircraft Exhibition and Flying Display, 381; Commercial Motor Show, 387, 410*, 445*, 476*; Jet-Lift Research Vehicle, 422*; British Military Vehicles Display, 451, 473*; Electronic Research -Laboratory of Ferranti, Ltd., 514, 537*; “ Tridac ” Three-Dimensional Analogue Computer, 583, 596*; Formation of Armament Research and Development Establishment, 584; Laboratory Testing of Aircraft Components under Flight Conditions, 811, 822*
  • Surface Coatings, Use of Synthetic Resins for, 848. See 843
  • — Friction, Australian Researches on, 785
  • — Metallic, Friction Between, Recent Studies
  • of, 814*
  • Surrey Commercial Docks, Improvements at, 741
  • Surveying, Seismic, Refraction Geophone for, 773*
  • Suspension, Andre-Neidhart System, 355, 382*
  • — Front, Designs for Motor Cars, 576
  • — Rear, Panhard “ Dyna ” Motor Gar, 542*
  • — System for 64-Seater Motor Omnibus, 411* Sussex, Search for Natural Gas in, 3
  • — Selsey Bill, Sea Defence Works at, 428* Sutcliffe, R., Ltd., Film of Coal Conveyor, 767 Swaging Processes for Production of Fine
  • Tungsten Wire, 177*
  • Swan, Hunter, and Wigham Richardson, Ltd., H.M. Aircraft Carrier “Albion,” 470*; Cable Ship “ Recorder,” 566*
  • Swansea and Mumbles Railway, by C. E. Lee (Review), 393
  • — University, Experimental and Theoretical
  • Analysis of Stresses in Short Beams. 625*, 656*
  • Swanwick, Tramway Opencast Site, 3|-cub. yd. Drag-Line Excavator at, 565*
  • Sweden, Pelletising of Iron-Ore Concentrates in, 8
  • — Ratio of Engineers to Population in, 332,
  • 489
  • Swift, Prof. H. W., on Mechanism of Simple Drawing Operation, 431*. See 425. See LETTER, 551*
  • Swiss Watches, United States Tariff on, 262
  • Switchgear for Aircraft, 458
  • — Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 568*
  • — Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • — Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304*
  • — Circuit-Breaker Testing Station of Oerlikon
  • Engineering Co., 126*
  • — — Re-Closer, Automatic (British Thomson-
  • Houston Co., Ltd.), 535*
  • — Connah’s Quay Power Station, 439
  • — Control Switches (Trade Publication), 137
  • — High-Voltage, for Electrified Railways, 759
  • — at Kemano Hydro-Electric Plant, 222*
  • — at Lackenby Steelworks (A. Reyrolle and Co.,
  • Ltd.), 184
  • — Limit Switch Assembly Fixture, 140*
  • — Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 633
  • — Marchwood Power Station, 441
  • — Rye House Power Station (British Thomson-
  • Houston Co., Ltd.), 157
  • — Switch, Electronically-Operated, for Weld-
  • Heat Control (Bates and Bates, Ltd.), 158*
  • Switchgear, Switch and Fuses, Composite Units of, Specification, 753
  • for Heavy Current Testing, 150*
  • and Isolators, Earthing (Trade Publication), 458
  • Lighting, Miniature and Standard (Trade Publication), 653
  • Liquid-Level, Magnetic (Bayham Ltd.), 504*
  • —• — Maintenance (Trade Publication), 265 Unit, 11-kV (Trade Publication), 458
  • — Switchboards, Industrial, Instruments for
  • (Trade Publication), 849
  • — “ Tiltray ” Mercury-Switch Relay (Besson
  • and Robinson, Ltd.), 86*
  • Switzerland, Earnings in, 480
  • — Ratio of Engineers to Population in, 332,
  • 489
  • — Television Network Across Alps, 63*
  • — See also Swiss
  • “ Sycomom,” Belgian Association of Machine- Tool Makers, Machine-Tool Specifications (Trade Publication), 298
  • Sydney, Electricity Supply, Annual Report on, 468
  • Sykes, W. E., Ltd., Automatic Gear Generator, 358*; Vertical Gear-Shaper Generator, 358; Rotary Gear-Shaving Machine, 359*
  • Symbols, Graphical, for Electrical Purposes, Specification, 752
  • Synchrotron Vacuum Chamber, of Chemical Porcelain (Hathemware, Ltd.), 501*
  • TABLE, Rotary, Precision, for Measurement of Gears (Societe Genevoise d’lnstruments de Physique), 790. See 779
  • Tableting Machines, Punches and Dies for (Trade Publication), 265
  • Tachometer. See Speed Indicator Tackle, Lifting (Trade Publication), 653
  • Tagg, S., the Late, 356
  • Tagliaferri, L. and V:, 2,000-kVA Electric-Arc Furnace," 774*
  • Taku River, British Columbia, Hydro-Electric and Metallurgical Scheme for, 231*
  • “ Talysurf ” Machine for Measuring Surface Irregularities, 792*. See 779
  • Tame Bridge Foundry of W. and T. Avery, Ltd., 482, 505*
  • Tangential Water Wheels. See Pelton Wheels Tangyes, Ltd., Fuel Pump for Diesel Engines, 538. See Erratum, 622
  • Tanks, Aircraft-Fuel, Relief and Vent Valves for (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 732
  • — Contents Gauge, Remote-Reading (Bay
  • ham, Ltd.), 472*
  • — Experimental, East Cowes, of Saunders-
  • Roe, Ltd., 99, 110*
  • Origins of, 455
  • Teddington, Tests on Low-Drag Hydrofoil, 624
  • Tests of Appendage Resistance in M.S. “ Lucy Ashton,” 521, 592
  • Wageningen, Model Tests of Victory Ships, 591
  • Work of W. Froude and R. E. Froude with, 421, 491, 496*
  • — Farm at Silicone Production Plant, Barry,
  • 562*
  • — Rain-Making, for Weather-Proof Tests of
  • Packing Cases, 563*
  • — Ship, Electrolytic Derusting of, 235
  • Motor. See Oil Tankers
  • — Steamers. See Oil Tankers
  • — Storage, Heating by Use Of Extended-
  • Surface Tubes, 866*
  • — for Submarine Escape Training, 532* Tanner, J., on Need for More Research, 352 Tantalum Powder Metallurgy, 852
  • Tanway, Ltd., Centralised Lubrication System (Trade Publication), 334
  • Taps with Sub-Divided Thread Profile (Trade
  • Publication), 722
  • — Thread, Ground (Trade Publication), 722 Tape, Insulating (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Magnetic, Recordings for Automatic
  • Control of Machine Tools, 25*
  • Tapping Machine. See Machine Tools Tapsell, H. J., on Effect of “ V ” Notch on Tensile-Creep Behaviour of Alloy Steels, 238
  • Tar Extraction at Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 663*
  • — Macadam Asphalt-Mixing Plant (F. Parker,
  • Ltd.), 666*
  • Tarex S.A., Automatic Single-Spindle Turret
  • Lathe, 509*
  • Tariff, United States, on Swiss Watches, 262 Taskers of Andover (1932), Ltd., Tipping Trailer with Automatic Hitch, 93*
  • Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Commission, Tun- gatinah Power Scheme, 115*
  • Tavannes Machines S.A., Automatic Vertical-
  • Spindle Lathe, 475*
  • Taxation,' High, Injurious Effects of, 288
  • — Relief for Industry, Need for, 714
  • Taxicab, Metropolitan, 47-b.h.p. (Beardmore
  • Motors, Ltd.), 478
  • Taylor, Dr. D., on Design and Servicing of Electronic Instruments, 806
  • Taylor, H. E., the Late, 421
  • Taylor, J. P., the Late, 229
  • Taylor, Taylor and Hobson, Ltd.., Projection
  • Apparatus for Turbine Blades, 71*;
  • Alignment Thermometer (Trade Publication), 753; “Talysurf” Machine for Measuring Surface Irregularities, 792*. See 779
  • Taylor Woodrow (West Africa), Ltd., Submarine Oil Pipeline at Accra, 303*
  • Teaching. See Education
  • Technical Assistance Programme, International, 2
  • — College and Education. See Education
  • — Co-operation in South and South-East
  • Asia, Report, 621
  • — Experience, Exchange of Students for,
  • Annual Report, 751
  • — Glossaries. Standard Terms for 660
  • Technical Institutions, Qualifications for Membership, 331
  • — Progress, Need to Encourage, 384
  • — and Scientific Films, Ltd.., Cinema Film on
  • “ Craftsmen Welders,” 49
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • Technograph (Printed Circuits), Ltd., Printed Circuits for Radio and Television Apparatus, 819
  • Technological Education, Necessity for Rapid Developments in, TT1, 780, 781
  • Tee Slots, Specification, 458
  • Tees Side Bridge and Engineering Works, Ltd., Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 796*
  • Teeth, Gear. See Gear
  • Telecommunications, Application of Semi- Conductors to, 290, 312*
  • — for Control of Works Transport, 276
  • — Investigation at Dollis Hill Research
  • Station, 503
  • — in Steel-Melting Shop, Fairless Works,
  • Pennsylvania, 47
  • “ Telecon ” Cables, Alloys and Plastics (Trade Publication), 653
  • Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co., Ltd., Plastics in Cable Industry (Trade Publication), 104; “Telecon” Cables, Alloys and Plastics (Trade Publication), 653
  • Telegraphy, Wireless. See Valves, Thermionic; Radar; Radio; Television
  • Telephone Cable, Submarine, Aberdeen- Bergen (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 637
  •  ? Transatlantic, Scotland-Newfoundland,
  • 614, 638*, 740*
  • — Exchange, Automatic, Equipment for
  • (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Private (Trade Publication), 653
  • — System for Inter-Vehicle Communication
  • (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 536*
  • Telephony, Wireless. See Valves, Thermionic; Radar; Radio; Television,
  • Telescopes at Royal Greenwich Observatory, Hertsmonceux, 233
  • Television Apparatus, Printed Circuits for (Pye, Ltd., and Technograph (Printed Circuits), Ltd.), 819
  • — Camera, Industrial (Marconi’s Wireless
  • Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 440*
  • — Centre, Wood Lane, British Broadcasting
  • Corporation, 29
  • — Colour, First Demonstration of, 99
  • — Components (Trade Publication), 653
  • — Exhibition and National Radio Show, 263
  • — Line Amplifier with Transistor (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 312*
  • — Networks, European, Radio Link Across
  • Alps, 63*
  • — Photographs, Camera for (Ferranti, Ltd.),
  • 471*
  • — Sets and Hire Purchase, 678
  • — Transmitting Station, Rowridge, 702* Temperature Control Device for Buildings
  • (Thermocontrol Installations Co.,Ltd.), 697
  • — Distribution in Hot Steel Ingots, 818
  • — High, Effect on Non-Metallic Substances,
  • 815
  • — Low, Behaviour of Metals at, 786
  • — Measurement. See Pyrometer; Thermo
  • metry
  • — and Oxygen Recorder (G. Kent, Ltd.), 444
  • — Recorders, Miniature (Trade Publication),
  • 653
  • Tennessee, Calhoun, Pulp and Paper Mills, Bo water Paper Corporation, Ltd., 226, 291, 317*
  • Tennis Racket, Production by Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd., 309*
  • Tensile Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Ternary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy “ Terra-Tertia ” Test Unit for Portable Tools, 53*
  • Terrington, J. S., on Torsion Centre of Girders, 688*
  • Terry, H., and Sons, Ltd., Metal Washers (Trade Publication), 849
  • Tests of Air-Cooled Diesel Engines (J. and H. McLaren, Ltd.), 738*
  • — Aeronautical. See Aeronautics
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — for Drawability of Metals, 425, 435*. See
  • LETTER, 531*
  • — House, Balancing and Overspeed, for
  • Alternator Rotors (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 267*
  • — — Indian Government, 200-ton Universal
  • Testing Machine, 286*
  • for Motor Car and Tractor Engines (D. Brown Tractors (Engineering), Ltd.), 673*
  • — Impulse, of 275-kV Transformer (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 133
  • — Magnetic. See Magnetic

Tests (Materials):

  • Bending and Fatigue Tests of Composite Partially-Prestressed Concrete Slabs, 464*
  • Creep Tests of Antimonial-Lead Wire, 74* of Lead Alloys, 785
  • of Metals at High Temperatures, 237*
  • Fatigue Tests of Light-Alloy for Rolling Stock, 45*
  • on Materials Recovered from Crashed Comet Aircraft, 573*. See 548, 587, 618, 648, 680, 716
  • of Nodular Cast Iron, 523 of Pure Copper, 720 on Rolled Electric and Open-Hearth Alloy Steels, 854
  • Hardness Tests, Rockwell, Diamond Indentors for, 760*
  • Impact Tests of Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, 40 Magnetic Tests. See Magnetic
  • Mechanical Tests of Soil-Cement for Pavements, 272
  • Non-Destructive Testing Applied to Gas- Turbine Aeroplane Engines, 865*
  • Notched-Bar Impact Tests. See 'Impact Tests (above)
  • Powders, Metallic Testing of, 852
  • Tests (Materials):—continued
  • Stress Determination, Optical. See PhotoElastic
  • — in Materials and Structures. See Stress
  • Tensile and Impact Tests of Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, 40
  • — Tests, Nimonic Alloy, at High Temperature, 302*
  • of Rubber, Hounsfield Tensometer for, 763*
  • Tests, Mechanical, of Deborine Fibreglass, 252. See Erratum, 398
  • Testing Machine, 200-ton' Universal, for Indian Government (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 286*
  • Tests on Model Beams, 626*, 656*
  • — of 301-kV Oil-Filled Cable (Pirelli-General
  • Cable Works, Ltd.), 221*
  • — Performance, of Andritz Oil Engines, 861* and Efficiency of 2-10-0 and 2-8-0 Freight
  • Locomotives, 138*
  • — Pressure for Seamless Steel Gas Cylinders,
  • 75*
  • — Rigs for Aircraft Components, 811, 822* Alternator, Mobile, for Aircraft Maintenance Work, 531*
  • for Checking of Aircraft Oleo Legs, 531* for Pneumatic and Vacuum Components of Military Aircraft (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 78*
  • — Short-Circuit, Effects on Turbo-Generator
  • End Windings, 856
  • — of 138-h.p. Six-Cylinder Lanova Oil
  • Engine, 105*
  • — Stability, of Timber, 817
  • — of 2,000-cub. ft. Two-Stage Air Compressor
  • (Beiliss and Morcom, Ltd.), 83*
  • — Visibility, for Motor Vehicles, 370*
  • — Water-Proof, of Packing Cases, Rain-
  • Making Tank for, 563*
  • Tester, Roughness, Pneumatic, for Ships Hulls, 591
  • Testing Aircraft at Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment, 258, 284*
  • — Bench, of “ Orpheus ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane
  • Engine, 868
  • — of Boiler-Water Deposits, Specification, 753
  • — Cylinder, Individual (Losenhausenwerk
  • Diisseldorfer Maschinenbau A.G.), 604*
  • — Equipment of British Cast Iron Research
  • Association, 114*
  • at Central Research Department of Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., 730*
  • — — of Research Association of British Rubber
  • Manufacturers, 763*
  • — House for Export Packing Services, Ltd.,
  • 563*
  • •— Instrument for Earthing of Portable Electric Tools (Electro Methods, Ltd.), 53*
  • — Laboratory. See also National Physical
  • — Machine, High-Speed, for Ball Bearings,
  • 695*
  • 200-ton Universal, for Indian Government (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 286*
  • — — See also Tests (Materials)
  • — Non-Destructive, Apparatus (Solus-Schall,
  • Ltd.), 720
  • — — Destructive, Glasgow Congress, 787
  • — Plant for Large Electrical Machines, British
  • Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., 308*
  • — Station, Circuit-Breaker, of Oerlikon Engi
  • neering Co., 126*
  • — — for Miners’ Lamp Bulbs at Treorchy, 77
  • — Thermal Stability, of Rotor Forgings, 523
  • — Ultrasonic, of Steel Forgings, 523
  • Testing. See also Tests (Materials); Trials
  • Text-Books, Committee on, Institution of Rubber Industry, Formation of, 615
  • Textile Industry and World Cotton-Spinning Capacity, 130
  • — Machinery at Baghdad Trade Fair, 539 Raper Drawing System for Sliver, 600* “ Thames,” Motor Van, 446*
  • Theory of Machines, by B. B. Low (Review), 552
  • Thermal Efficiency of Andritz Oil Engines, 861*
  • — — of Dual-Fuel Engines, 363
  • Increased, of Solid Fuel by Gasification, O.E.E.C. (Review), 9
  • — — of Peat-Fired Boilers in Ireland, 735
  • — Treatment, Metals. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • Thermionic Valves. See FhZves, Thermionic; Radio
  • Thermix Industries, Ltd., “ Tubix ” MultiCyclone Dust Collector (Trade Publication), 784
  • Thermo Control Installations Co., Ltd., Air-Conditioning Cabinet, 28; Electronic Variator for Temperature Control in Buildings, 697
  • Thermocouple Potentiometer (Trade Publication), 458
  • — See also Pyrometer
  • Thermodynamics, Applied, by W. Robinson (Review), 170
  • — of Reheating in Steam Power Stations, 244*
  • — Tables in Metric System for Water and
  • Steam, by O. H. Faxen (Review), 201
  • Thermometer, Alignment (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Tubing, Clinical, Drawing Tower for (J.
  • Powell and Sons, Ltd.), 571
  • — See also Pyrometer
  • Thermometry, Temperature Measurement in Engineering, Vol. I, by H. D. Baker, E. A. Ryder and N. H. Baker (Review), 552
  • Thermostat, Gas (Accurate Recording Instrument Co.), 212*
  • Thionville-Valenciennes Railway, 50-Cycle, Single-Phase Electric Traction on, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • Thompson, E., the Late, 100
  • Thompson, J., Water-Tube Boilers, Ltd., “ Etaflo ” Boilers at Scunthorpe, 187; Boiler Plant, Marchwood Power Station, 441
  • Thompson, Dr. N., on Investigation of Fatigue Cracks, 720
  • Thompson Products, Incorporated “ Intricast” Casting Method, 194
  • Thomson, Dr. Jt, on Developments in Thermionic Devices since 1939, 724. See 613 Thorn Electrical Industries, Ltd., Fluorescent
  • Lighting (Trade Publication), 653; Portable Fluorescent Lights, 838*
  • Thornycroft, J. I., and Co., Ltd., Peruvian Navy Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” Launch of, 709*
  • Thread, Ground, Taps (Trade Publication), 722 Thring, Prof. M. W., on Future of Counterflow
  • Continuous Principle of Steel Melting, 722 Throwing Machine, Portable, for Loose
  • Materials (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 216* Thrust Bearing. See Bearing
  • — Cradle for Jet Engine (Heenan and Froude,
  • Ltd.), 380*
  • “ Thunderer,” H.M.S., Royal Naval Engineering College, 195, 204*
  • T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., Rolling Mill for Aluminium Sheet and Strip, 87*; Aluminium
  • Building Sheet (Trade Publication), 201; Light-Alloy Stiffened Panels for Barge and Road-Rail Container, 570*
  • “ Tide Austral,” H.M. Oil Tanker, Launch of, 408
  • “ Tiderace,” H.M. Oil Tanker, Launch of, 310 Tigerschiold, Dr. M., on Pelletising of Iron-Ore
  • Concentrates, 8
  • Tilbury-Elstree 275-kV Supergrid, Film of, 421 Tiller, “ Bungartz ” Rotary, for Soil Stabilisation, 270*
  • Tiltman Langley Laboratories, Ltd., Laying- Out System, 72
  • “ Tiltray ” Mercury-Switch Relay (Besson and
  • Robinson, Ltd.), 86*
  • Timber Investigations, by Forest Products
  • Research Board, 198
  • — for Railway Sleepers, 230*
  • — Stability Tests of, 817
  • — Supplies in Europe-, 843
  • “ Timberwolf ” Straddle Carrier, 707* Time-Interval Recorder, Electrically-Con
  • trolled (Cass and Phillip, Ltd.), 674*
  • — Service Observations at Royal Observa
  • tories, 233
  • Timms, C., on Gear Measurement, 789*.
  • See 779
  • Tin Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Effect on Titanium, 427
  • — Plate Containers, Production of, 746 Industry, Welsh, Redundancy in, 675
  • — Research Institute, Tin-Nickel Alloy Plating,
  • 151
  • Tipler, H. R., on Effect of Heat-Treatment on Iron-Nitrogen Alloys, 40; on Tensile and Impact Properties of Iron Alloys of High Purity, 40
  • Tipping Wagons, Motor. See Motor Vehicles Tippler, Automatic, for Colliery Tubs, Bab- bington Colliery, 412*
  • — Wagon, Carmarthen Bay Power Station
  • (Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd.), 304 Titanium, Bulk Production of, 259
  • — Forgings (W. Jessop and Sons, Ltd.), 380
  • — Production Plant of Imperial Chemical
  • Industries, Ltd., 515, 519
  • — Tubes, Seamless Cold-Drawn (Accles &
  • Pollock, Ltd.), 380
  • Titterington, R., on Tantalum Powder Metallurgy, 852
  • Tolerances in Machine Work. See Gauges Tolls as a Means of Meeting Cost of Forth
  • Road Bridge, 810
  • Tolmon, F. R., on Diamond Indentors for Rockwell-Hardness Testing, 760*
  • Tompsett, D. Hi, on Short-Circuit Forces on
  • Turbo-Alternator End-Windings, 856 Tool, Agricultural, Motor-Driven Carrier for, 125*
  • — Grinder. See Grinding under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Hand, Multi-Purpose (Trade Publication),
  • 753
  • — Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Pneumatic. See Machine Tools Tooling, Plastic, Conference on, 726 Toothed Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Topping and Leggat, Ltd., Brick Chimney for
  • Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85* Toronto Subway, All-Aluminium Cars for, 658 Torquay Experimental Tank, Work at, 424, 496*
  • “ Torquay,” H.M. Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 253
  • “ Torque-Arm ” Speed Reducer, 742* Torque Meters. See Dynamometers; Torsionmeters
  • Torsion Centre of Girders, 688* Torsionmeter for High-Speed Ball-Bearing
  • Testing Machine, 696*
  • — for Measurement of Power, 554
  • Torque Meter, Hydraulic, for- “ Eland ” Turbo
  • Propeller Aeroplane Engine, 121*
  • — See also Dynamometers
  • Tottle, L. G., on Effect of Alloying on Creep of Metals, 238
  • Towers, Cooling, Connah’s Quay Power
  • Station, 436*
  • at Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co'., Ltd. (Davenport Engineering Co.), 184*
  • Reinforced-Concrete, Rye House Power Station, 157
  • Reinforced-Concrete, Scunthorpe Ironworks (Davenport Engineering Co., Ltd.), 187
  • — for Submarine Escape Training Tank, 532*
  • — Thermometer-Tube Drawing (J. Powell &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 571
  • Town, F., and Sons, Ltd., Drilling, Radial, Boring and Tapping Machine, 833*
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Waste, Use in Agriculture, 296 Townsin, R. L., on Experiments with Low-
  • Drag Hydrofoil, 624
  • Toy Manufacture, Developments in, 811 Tracer Mechanism, Electronic, for Machine Tools (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • Traction Control Unit for Agricultural Tractors (D. Brown Tractors, Ltd.), 802* Traction, Electric. See Locomotives, Electric;
  • Railways; Tramways
  • “ Tracto-Shovel,” Allis-Chalmers, 634*
  • Tractor.; Agricultural, Automatic Hitch for (D. Brown Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 93*
  • 40-h.p. County “ Fourdrive,” (County Commercial Cars Ltd.), 835*
  • and Earth Moving (Trade Publication), 73
  • Ferguson, Sheep-Shearing Attachment fog 835
  • Four-Wheel 10-h.p. Lightweight Type “ Monarch,” 803*
  • Hop-Garden (D. Brown Corporation (Sales), Ltd.), 91*
  • Pre-Set Linkage Control for (Ford Motor Co., Ltd.), 60*
  • Traction Control Unit for (D. Brown Tractors, Ltd.), 802*
  • — Caterpillar, of Sir. G. Cayley, 654*
  • — Crawler, Equipment (Trade Publication),
  • 653
  • — with 25-h.p. Fiat Diesel Engine (Mackay Industrial Equipment; Ltd.), 412*
  • with Rubber-Jointed Tracks (Roadless Traction, Ltd.), 213*
  • — Diesel-Driven, with Allis-Chalmers “ Tracto
  • Shovel,” 634*
  • Engined, 70-b.h.p. (Marshall, Sons and Co., Ltd-.), 666*
  • — 184-b.h.p. Oil-Engined, for Mountainous
  • Country (E.R.F., Ltd.), 446
  • — Rubber Tyres as Substitutes for Crawler
  • Tracks on, 832*
  • — Towing, Military (Leyland Motors, Ltd.)
  • 473
  • — and Trailer, 24-ton Articulated (Scammell
  • Lorries, Ltd.), 445*
  • “ Bogmaster,” for Use on Waterlogged Soils, 185*
  • “ Tractor,” Water Vessel, With Voith-Schnei- der Propulsion, 118?*
  • Trade, Aluminium, 10
  • — Australian Import Difficulties, 810
  • — Cycles, Effect on Employment, 675
  • — Diesel Engine, 646
  • — Disputes. See Labour
  • — Domestic Electrical Equipment, 355
  • — East-West, and Leipzig Fair, 354
  • — Effect of Hire Purchase on, 678
  • — Engineering Industry Summer Boom, 450
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  • — Export, Aircraft, 864*
  • and American Competition, 482
  • British, 329
  • Cancellation of Shipbuilding Orders from Overseas, 578
  • Contracts for Electrical and Mechanical Plant, Model Form of, 24
  • Cranes, Competition in, 779
  • Cycle, 515, 843
  • Dependency on Home Market, 448
  • Electric Motors, 842
  • German, 614
  • and Import, Australian, 130, 132, 163, 164*, 258
  • and Import, Northern Ireland, 451
  • Intensification of German Competition in, 810, 811
  • Lawn Mowers, 747
  • Mechanical-Handling Equipment, 779
  • Motor Vehicles, 130, 545
  • to North America, 615
  • Office Machinery, Statistics, 163
  • Oil-Refining Equipment, 450
  • Paper-Making Machinery, 843
  • — to Russia, Relaxations on, 162, 515. See LETTER, 199. See 290
  • Sporting Motor Cars, 842
  • Steel, 483
  • Tin-Plate Containers, 746
  • — Fair, British, at Copenhagen, 1955, 34
  • — Foreign, China’s, Booklet on, 222
  • — Import, Australian, Restrictions on, 450 and Export, with Brazil, 98
  • — — and Export, British Colonies, 725, 748
  • and Export, with China; 67
  • and Export, with Latin America, 842
  • and Export, with Middle East, 34
  • Machinery, Duty-Free, Report on, 129
  • Machinery, from United States, 2
  • Mining Equipment, 32
  • by Russia, 2
  • — International, British, Council for Promo
  • tion of, Booklet on China’s Foreign Trade, 222
  • — Japanese, Position in, 258
  • — Machine Tool, 291
  • — Markets, World, for Railway, Locomotives;
  • Survey of, 547
  • — Motor Vehicle, 290
  • — Non-Ferrous Metal, 290
  • Ferrous Metal Castings, 779
  • — Organisations and Budget, 714
  • — Petrol Engines, Sales of, 778
  • — Promotion by Federation of British
  • Industries, 646
  • — Publications, 9, 41, 73, 104, 137, 170, 201,
  • 233, 265, 298, 334, 393, 426, 458, 488, 520, 553, 589, 653, 686; 722, 753, 784, 849
  • — Shipbuilding, Position in, 545, 614
  • — Steel Plate for Shipbuilding, Supplies of,
  • 128
  • — Textile, and World Cotton-Spinning Cap
  • acity, 130
  • — Unions. See Labour
  • — United States, with Russia, Relaxations in,
  • 290
  • — Western Europe, Position of, 546
  • — World, Locomotive, 547
  • in Manufactured Goods, 1899-1952, 329
  • — of Yugoslavia, 546
  • Traffic Control System, “ Autoflex,” (Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd.), 717
  • — Problems in Iron and Steel Works, 273*,
  • 291, 300
  • — Signals, Vehicle-Actuated (Trade Publica
  • tion), 653
  • Trailer, Tipping, with Automatic Hitch (Taskers of Andover (1932), Ltd.), 93*
  • — Unit, Tractor-Driven (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.),
  • Train-Announcement System, Automatic, (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 599*
  • — Diesel Railcar, On British Railways, 3
  • — Multiple-Unit, Diesel, on British Railways,
  • 518
  • — See also Railway
  • Training. See Education
  • Tramp Shipping, Situation in, 259, 290
  • Tramway Opencast Site, Swanwick; 3J-cub. yd. Drag-Line Excavator at, 565*
  • Trans-Canada Air Lines, Purchase of “ Viscount ” Aircraft, 864*
  • Transatlantic Telephone Cable, Scotland- Newfoundland, 614, 638*, 740*
  • Transceiver, Battery-Operated, Portable (Ven- ner, Ltd.), 191*
  • Transcendental Functions, Higher, by Staff of Bateman Manuscript Project (Review), 41
  • Transducer System for Relaying Information (Trade Publication), 9
  • Transductor, Self-Excited Series, Dynamic Behaviour of, 390, 399*
  • Transformation, Cold Work on; in Iron- Nickel-Chromium Alloys; 786
  • — Phase, in Metals, Mechanism of, Sympo
  • sium on, 1955, 723
  • Transformers, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 568
  • — Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 304
  • — Connah’s Quay Power Station, 439
  • — Construction; New Materials for, 325
  • — for Electronic Applications (Trade Publica
  • tion), 9
  • — Generator Units, Bare Copper Conductors
  • for, 143*
  • — 275-kV, Impulse Tests on (Metropolitan-
  • Vickers Electrical Co,, Ltd.), 133
  • — Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 633
  • — Manufacture and Test by Fuller Electrical
  • and Manufacturing Cd., Ltd., 564
  • — Marchwdod Power Station, 441
  • — Pentagonal Tank, for Rural Electrification
  • (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 213*
  • — Power (Trade Publication), 9, 41
  • — 32/132-kV, Rye House Power Station
  • (Fuller Electrical and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 157
  • — Silicon-Steel Laminations, Oxide Scale, 69,
  • 103, 167, 293
  • — 500-kVA, with Silicone-Impregnated Insula
  • tion (Transformers (Watford), Ltd.), 24*
  • — Test Plant, British Thomson-Houston Co.,
  • Ltd., 308*
  • Transformers (Watford), Ltd., 500-kVA Transformer with Silicone-Impregnated Insulation, 24*; Power Transformers (Trade Publication), 41
  • Transistor, Discovery and Application of, 312*
  • — Types and Properties of, 390
  • — Use of Germanium in, 325
  • Transmission Dynamometer. See Dynamometer; Torsionmeter
  • — Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine Pro
  • pulsion
  • — of Power. See Marine 'Propulsions Power
  • Transmission
  • — Systems for Motor Cars, 609* Transmitting Stations, High-Frequency, of
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, 130 Transplanters (Robot) Ltd., Tractor-Mounted
  • Fertiliser Distributor, 125*
  • Transport, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — and Civil Aviation, Ministry of, Airfield
  • Surface Movement Indicator, 542*; Report on Railway Accidents in 1953, 551; Administration of Scottish Roads, 678; Road Improvement Programme, 679, 746
  • — Employees. Pension Scheme for, 96 Wage Demands by, 64
  • — and General Workers’ Union; Wage
  • Increases for Metal-Finishing Employees, 64; Pension Schemes for Transport Employees, 96; Overtime Ban in Dock Industry, 160; Guaranteed Week in Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries, 192; Wage Structure in Engineering Industry, 192; Dock Strike Due to “ Scuttling ” Arrangements; 288, 320; Transfer of Members to Another Union, 320, 384, 416, 448, 611; Staff Problems in Transport Industry, 448; Dock Strike Due to Overtime Dispute, 480, 543, 578, 611, 643; Views on Actions of Left- Wing Elements in Trade-Union Affairs; 743
  • — Hydraulic, of Coal, Equipment for, Model
  • of, 5
  • of Solids, Investigations on; 5.0*
  • — Industry, Negotiating Machinery in, 543 Staff Problems in, 448
  • — Motor. See Road Motor
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — Road. See Road Motor
  • — Salaried Staffs’ Association, Wage Demands
  • by, 64,256, 2-8®, 320, 384, 448, 511, 711, 775, 839, 872; Negotiating Machinery, 543
  • — Works, Conference on, British Iron and
  • Steel Research Association. See British Iron and Steel Research Association, Conference on Works Transport
  • Transporters, Iron-Ore, at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead (J. Booth and Brothers), 796* Trap, Steam. See Steam Trap
  • “ Traveller ” Morris Oxford Motor Wagon, 540*
  • Travelling Crane. See Crane
  • Traverser, Coal-Wagon, for Marshalling Yard, 377
  • Trawlers, Refrigerating Plant for, 395
  • — Side-Launching of, 655
  • Trench, H. C., Mechanical Car-Parking System, 188
  • — Digging Machine (Gar Wood Industries),
  • 569
  • — Pump (Trade Publication), 849 Treorchy, South Wales, Testing Station for
  • Miners’ Lamp Bulbs, 77 Trevor-Johnstone Co., Ltd., Charleroi Electronic Tape Recorder, 253
  • Trial Trips and Launches of Ships, 7, 37, 95, 113, 150, 169, 216, 253, 280, 310, 344, 408, 442, 494, 534, 567, 636, 664, 701, 739, 767, 806, 836, 863
  • Trail. See also Tests
  • “ Tridac ” Three-Dimensional Analogue Computer, 583, 596*
  • Trimming Machine, “ Stamco,” for Aluminium Sheet (Loewy Engineering Co., Ltd.), 88* Triple-Expansion Engines. See Engines, Steam Trolley for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • Tropics, Design of Electrical Equipment for, 161, 202
  • Tropsch-Fischer Process, Developments on, 200 Truck, Battery-Operated, Oil or Petrol-Driven.
  • See Motor, Truck
  • — Railway. See IPagows
  • — See also Bogie
  • “ Trumpf ” Portable Shearing Tools, 733* Tub, Coal, Vibrator (Butterley Co., Ltd.), 636*
  • — Colliery, Automatic Tippler for, Babbington
  • Colliery, 412*
  • Tubes, Cathode-Ray (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Condenser (Trade Publication), 104
  • — Copper, Drawing Machine for (Marshall
  • Richards Machine Co., Ltd.), 81*
  • — Duralumin, 150-ton Drawbench for (J.
  • Booth and Co., Ltd.), 173*
  • — Extended-Surface, Use as Heat Exchangers,
  • 866*
  • — Finned, for Heat Exchangers (Trade'Publi-
  • cation), 9
  • Tube Investments, Ltd., Management Course by, 547
  • — Metal, Cinema Films on (Yorkshire Copper
  • Works, Ltd.), 766
  • — Railways. See Underground Railways;
  • London Transport Executive
  • — Steel, Seamless, New Plants for, 98
  • — Thin-Walled, Spot-Welding Machine for
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 704*
  • — Titanium, Seamless, Cold-Drawn (Accles &
  • Pollock, Ltd.), 380
  • — See also Pipes
  • Tubing, Flexible (Trade Publication), 393
  • — Rubber, Extruded, Specification, 458
  • — Thermometer, Drawing Tower for, 571
  • — Welded versus Seamless, 647
  • “ Tubix ” Multi-Cyclone Dust Collector (Trade
  • Publication), 784
  • Tubular Building Structures (B. Finch and Co.,
  • Ltd.), 603*
  • — Framing for Racing Motor Boat (Accles &
  • Pollock, Ltd.), 135*
  • — Growths on Surface of Concrete, Investiga
  • tions on, 558*
  • Tull, E. V., on Grain Refinement in Cast Copper-Aluminium Alloys, 362
  • Tungatinah Hydro-Electric Scheme, 115* Tungsten-Carbide Tipped Milling Cutters, 255*,.291
  • — Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • — Products (Trade Publication), 553
  • — Wire, Fine, Production by Mullard, Ltd.,
  • 175*
  • Tuning, Radio; Indicator (Mullard Ltd.), 795 Tunnel for Conon Valley Hydro-Electric
  • Scheme, 629*
  • Tunnel, F., Refuse-Disposal Plant at Yeadon, 85*
  • — Railway, New Woodhead, 20*
  • — Reinforced-Concrete, for Alternator Rotor
  • Test House, 267*
  • — Snowy River Hydro-Electric Scheme; 166,
  • 258
  • — Tungatinah Hydro-Electric Scheme, 115* Turbine, Gas, Aeroplane Engines, “ Eland,”
  • for “ Rotodyne ” Helicopter, 864*
  • Agreement between Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., and Brown Boveri and Co., Ltd., 163
  • — — Alternator Set, 60-h.p. (Petbow, Ltd.),
  • 705*
  • Cinema Film of, 751
  • — — Coal-Fired, Combustion Chamber for,
  • Experiments on, 200
  • Creep-Resisting Materials for, 237 for “ Eland ” Turbo-Propeller Aero Engine, 122*
  • Engine, Aeroplane, Non-Destructive
  • Testing of, 865*
  • Establishment, National,Fuel Atomiser, 381
  • — — 125-h.p., with Heat Exchanger, for
  • Austin Car (Austin Motor Co., Ltd.), 293
  • Slagging-Cyclone Combustor for, 14
  • — — Technology, Courses on, 109 Use of Nimonic Alloy in, 302* See also Engines under Aeronautics
  • — Hydraulic, 66,000-h.p., Cabril Hydro-Elec
  • tric Scheme, 189
  • for European Hydro-Electric Schemes, 566
  • Francis, for 44,444-kVA Alternator, 250* 12-MW Francis, Loch Luichart Power
  • Station, 633
  • 35,000-h.p. Francis, Tungatinah Hydro- Electric Scheme, 115*
  • 450-kW Impulse-Type, Ullapool Hydro-
  • Electric Scheme, 495
  • 8-in. Kaplan (G. Gilkes and Gordon, Ltd.), 440*
  • 42,000-h.p. Pelton-Wheel, Finlarig Hydro-Electric Scheme, 250*
  • See also Power Plant; Pelton Wheels Turbine Pumps. See Pumps, Centrifugal
  • — Steam, Blading for. See Blades; Blading Electrolytic Derusting of, 236
  • for European Power Stations, 566 Factors Influencing Development of, 585 Large (Trade Publication), 233
  • Marine, Geared. See Marine Propulsion Measurement of Shaft Distortion in, 758 See also Turbo-Generators
  • — Steamers. See Steamers; Warships Turbo-Generator, 10-MW, Bowater’s Pulp
  • and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 318*
  • 52-5-MW, Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 529*, 568
  • — — 12-5-MW, Brush Ljungstrom, Hunts
  • Bay Power Station, 668*
  • — — 52-5-MW, Carmarthen Bay Power
  • Station, 304*
  • 30-MW, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 438*
  • Turbo-Generator, Electric, Gas-Turbine
  • Driven, 60-h.p. (Petbow, Ltd.), 705* End Windings, Effect of Short-Circuit
  • Forces on, 856
  • for European Power Stations, 566 5,000-kW, at Lackenby Works of
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd. (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 184
  • 60-MW, Marchwood Power Station, 441 1,200-kW, S.S. “ Orsova,” 58*
  • 30-MW, for Pinkston Electricity Generating Station (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 838
  • 32-MW, Rye House Power Station, 156*
  • — Jet for Guided Missiles, 693*, 811 Turbovisory Apparatus, Electrical, for Power
  • Houses, 758
  • Turing, A. M., the Late, 39 Turnbull, C., the Late, 324
  • Turnbull, J. H., on Economics of Works
  • Transport, 275*
  • Turner, J. H. W., on Chartered Engineers in
  • British Transport, 813. See 745 Turning. See Machine Tools
  • — and Boring Mills. See Machine Tools Turret Lathes. See Lathes under Machine
  • Tools
  • “Twisteel” Reinforcement, Ltd., Prestressed- Concrete Silo for Ammonium Sulphate, 665*
  • Tyne Dock, Ore-Discharging and Handling
  • Plant at, 207*
  • — Improvement Commission, Ore-Discharging and Handling Plant, 207*
  • Tynemouth Factory for Laminated Plastics of T. de la Rue and Co., Ltd., 18*. See Erratum, 68
  • Typewriter, Automatic, for Digital Computer (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 381*
  • Ministry of Supply, 381* Tyre, Motor-Car, Flexibility and Behaviour of, 371*
  • — Mould Profiling Miller (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Rubber, as Substitutes for Crawler Tracks on Tractors, 832*
  • UGANDA, Owen Falls Hydro-Electric Power Plant, Cinema Film of, 869
  • Ullapool Hydro-Electric Scheme, 495* Ultrasonics, Ltd., Ultrasonic Vibration Clean- ’ing Machine, 172*
  • Underground Railway Extensions in Glasgow, Proposed, 751
  • London, Rolling Stock for, 642*
  • Toronto Subway, Aluminium Cars, 658 See also London Transport Executive Unemployment. See Labour
  • Unifloc, Ltd., Froth Flotation Plant, Mansfield Colliery, 769*
  • Union Carbide International Co., Portable
  • Machine for Butt Welding Pipes, 838*
  • — Trade. See Labour
  • “ Unionmelt,” Portable Butt-Welding Machine for Pipes, 838*
  • United Engineering and Foundry Co., 35,000- ton Die-Forging Press, 523
  • — Kingdom Agreement with European Coal
  • and Steel Community, 778
  • Atomic Energy Authority, Reactor School at Harwell, 449, 452. See Erratum 652
  • Expenditure on Defence, 778; Spread of Engineering Information; Co-operation with United States, 778
  • Post-War Economic Progress in, 386 Ratio of Engineers to Population in, 331, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584
  • — Nations, Report on Economic Develop
  • ments in Middle East, 1952-53, 34
  • Technical Assistance Board, Report, 2
  • — States, Aluminium Production in, 10 Army Missile “ Nike,” 694 Battle Act, Adjustment of, 290
  • Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 226, 291, 317*
  • and Canada, Report on Economic Conditions in, 615
  • Defence of, Research on, 715
  • Demand for Capital Plant in, 582
  • Earnings of Employees in, 480 Economic Co-operation with United Kingdom, 778
  • Electricity Supply, Survey of, 687 Foreign Aid Bill, 194
  • Industrial Engineering Practice in, 321, 322
  • Investigations on Motor Vehicle Design and Road Accidents, 342*, 360
  • Machine-Tool Hiring in, 514, 842 Machinery Imports from, 2
  • Motor-Car Manufacturers, Mergers by, 99
  • Non-Ferrous Metal Industry, 290 Norfolk and Western Railway, 4,500-h.p.
  • Steam-Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153* Oil Industry, Expenditure, 194 Post-War Economic Progress in, 386 Railways, Use of Diesel-Electric Locomotives on, 194
  • Rail way-Wagon Building in, 227
  • Railways. See also Railways; Railroads Ratio of Engineers to Population in, 332, 489
  • Reductions in Expenditure on Plant in, 386
  • Shipbuilding Industry, Government Aid for, 227
  • United States Steel Corporation, Telecommunications for Steelworks, 47
  • Steel Industry, Position in, 162 Steel Industry, Foreign Ores for, 323 Stockpiling of Mercury, 354 Tariff on Swiss Watches, 262 Titanium Production in, 259
  • Use of Propeller-Turbine Aircraft in, 646 See also America
  • United Steel Companies, Ltd., 60-ton Direct- Arc Tilting Furnace, 830*
  • United Sulphuric Acid Corporation, Ltd., Widnes Sulphuric-Acid Plant, 615, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • Universal Decimal Classification Applied to Metallurgical Literature, 8
  • — Grinding Machine. See Grinding Machine
  • under Machine Tools
  • — Screen Services, Electrically-Operated Book
  • Display Stand, 117
  • University, Birmingham, Mechanical-Engineering Building, 59*; Flow of Viscous Fluid, by Dr. H. Nuttall, 298*; Research on Wave Action in Diffusers in Pipe Systems, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • — Bristol, Development of Fatigue Cracks in
  • Copper, 720
  • — Cambridge, Engineering Department,
  • Apparatus for Demonstrating Shaft Whirl, 266*; Motor Industry Summer School, 772
  • — College, London, Demonstration Appara
  • tus for Structural Problems, 595*; Memorial to Sir J. A. Fleming, 529, 724
  • University Commercials and Coachwork, Ltd. 600-cub. ft. Motor Van with Plastic- Covered Body, 446
  • — Degrees for Engineers, 97. See LETTER, 357
  • — Durham, Experiments on Low-Drag Hydro
  • foil, 624
  • — Education, Necessity for Rapid Develop
  • ments in, 777, 780, 781
  • — Graduates in Industry, Booklets on, 713
  • — Grants Committee, Policy for Higher
  • Technological Education, 98
  • — Keele College, North Staffordshire, Tech
  • nological-Education Curriculum of, 777, 781
  • — Leeds, Bursaries in Concrete Technology,
  • 55
  • — of London, Lectures on Atomic Energy, 639
  • — Manchester, Application of Maxwell’s
  • Reciprocal Theorem to Williot-Mohr Diagrams, 827*
  • — Manchester, Variable-Speed Induction Elec
  • tric Motor, 832*
  • — Queen’s, Formation of School of Aero
  • nautics at, 867
  • — Sheffield, Investigations on Mechanism of
  • Drawing Operation, 425, 431*. See
  • LETTER 551*; Research on Michell Bearing Lubrication, 854
  • — Southampton, Experiment to Illustrate
  • Creep, 74*
  • — Stockholm, Hydraulic Research Laboratory,
  • 676
  • — Swansea, Experimental and Theoretical
  • Analysis of Stresses in Short Beams, 625*, 656*
  • — See also Education
  • Uranium as Source of Energy, 325
  • “ Uvispek,” Photo-Electric Spectrophotometer (Trade Publication), 393
  • V2 ROCKET, by W. Dornberger (Review), 73 V-Ropes and Pulleys (Trade Publication), 589 “ Vacseal ” Centrifugal Pumps (Trade Publication), 488
  • Vacuum Chamber, Synchrotron, of Chemical Porcelain (Hathemware, Ltd.), 501*
  • — Cleaners for Industrial Boiler, 338*
  • — Extrusion Plant for Pelletising Iron Ore, 8 Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., Lubrication for Diesel
  • Engines (Trade Publication), 233
  • — and Pneumatic Components of Military
  • Aircraft, Test Rig for (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 78*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Tube. See X-Rays; Valves, Thermionic
  • Valenciennes-Thionville Railway, Electric Locomotives for, 16*; 50-Cycle, SinglePhase Electric Traction on, 637*. See Erratum, 730
  • Valves, Diaphragm (Trade Publication), 393
  • — Duplex, Two-Way (Martonair Ltd.), 838*
  • — Exhaust, Aircraft, Silencers for (C. G. Vokes
  • and Co., Ltd.), 167
  • — Gear for 2|-h.p. N.R.D.C.-Ricardo Steam-
  • Operated Prime Mover, 443.* See LETTER, 519, 783
  • — Hydraulic, “ Rotovalve,” (Harland Engi
  • neering Co., Ltd.), 19*
  • — Pentode, Miniature, with Close Grid
  • Spacing (Mullard, Ltd.), 868
  • — Radio (Trade Publication), 104
  • Assembly by Induction Heating, 864
  • — Relief and Vent, for Aircraft Fuel Tanks
  • (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 732
  • — Rocker, Internal-Combustion Engine,
  • Grinding Machine, 117*
  • — Screw-Down, Stoneware (Hathemware*
  • Ltd.), 501*
  • — Solenoid, i-in. Pilot-Operated (Keelavite
  • Rotary Pumps and Motors, Ltd.), 705*
  • — Stop, Assembly Arrangement for, 140*
  • — Thermionic, Invention and Development of,
  • 529, 613, 724
  • Jubilee Celebration of Invention, 232
  • — and Valve Gear. See also Engines
  • van Krevelen, Prof. D. W., on Problem of Coal Constitution, 560
  • van Lammeren, Dr. W. P. A., on Experiments on Victory Ships and Models, 591
  • van Manen, Dr. J. D., on Experiments on Victory Ships and Models, 591
  • Variable-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Variator, Electronic, for Building-Temperature Control (Thermocontrol Installations Co., Ltd.), 697
  • Varnish, Quick-Drying, Infra-Red Plant for, 867*
  • Vats, Electroplating, Control Instruments for (Measuring Instruments (Pullin), Ltd.)., 742*
  • — Plating, Rectifier Units for (General Electric
  • Co,, Ltd.), 704*
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Expansion of, 419; 30-cwt. Motor Van, 446
  • Vauxhall Velox Motor Car, Combustion Chambers of, 577*
  • “ Vedette,” Ford, Motor Car, 608*
  • Vegetation, Land Reclamation by, 425
  • — for Sea Defence Works, 425
  • Vehicle, Research, Jet-Lift (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 422*
  • — Road, Light Alloys for (Trade Publication),
  • 589
  • — Spare Parts of, Store for, A.C.V. Sales, Ltd.,
  • 731*
  • Venner, Ltd., Portable Battery-Operated Transceiver, 191*
  • Ventilating Equipment and Fans (Trade Publication), 334
  • — and Heating Engineers, Institution of. See
  • Heating
  • Ventilation and Dust Suppression in Foundries, 36*
  • — in Motor Cars, 373
  • Ventures, Ltd., Taku River Hydro-Electric Scheme, 231*
  • Vereinigte Osterreichische Eisen- und Stahl- werke, Roller Shears for Long Plates, 604*; Grinding Machine for Slide-Ways, 604?
  • Vernier Potentiometer (Trade Publication), 458 Verot, P., on Continuous Grain-Flow Precess of Forgings, 523
  • “ Vertimax ” Vertical-Spindle Chucking Lathe (Trade Publication), 784
  • Viaduct. See Bridges
  • Vibrations, Attenuation by Use of Leaf Springs, 856
  • — and Noise, Display Unit for Frequency
  • Analysis of (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 804*
  • — of.Ship Machinery, Prevention by Rubber
  • Mountings, 556*
  • — Ultrasonic, Cleaning by, 172*
  • Vibrator, Coal-Tub (Butterley Co., Ltd.), 636*
  • — for Concrete, Experiments on, 750
  • — Concrete, Pneumatically-Operated (Com
  • pactors Engineering, Ltd.), 508*
  • Vice. See Machine Tools
  • Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., S.S. “ Orsova,” 56*; “Viscount 700D ” Aircraft, 197; “Viscount” Air Liners for United States, 232; Circulating Pump, Carmarthen Bay Power Station, 306*; “ Supermarine 525 ”
  • Fighter Aircraft, 347*; Views on Human Relations in Shipbuilding Industry, 352; H.M. X.51 Submarine, 519; Jet Aircraft Running-Up Pen with Sound Muffler, 536*; “Viscount 800” Series Air Liner, 572; Use of Rolls-Royce “Dart ’’Propeller-Turbine Aeroplane Engines, 778. See 782; Reorganisation of, 843; “Viscount” Aircraft for Canada, 864*
  • Victor Products (Wallsend), Ltd., Self-Sealing Air Hose Coupler, 409*
  • “ Victoria ” Hydrovice (Trade Publication), 753
  • Victoria State Electricity Commission, Yal- loum Power Station, 165*; Hydro-Electric Schemes, 165
  • Victory Ships and Models, Scale-Effect Experiments on, 591
  • “ Vietum ” Plastic Covering Materials (Trade Publication), 686
  • Villiers Engineering Co., Ltd., Sales of Small Petrol Engines, 778
  • Vincent Engineers (Stevenage), Ltd., 1-28- b.h.p. Two-Stroke Petrol Engine, 439*
  • Vineall, G. J., on Molybdenum Disulphide Lubricants, 486. See 171. See LETTERS. 229, 293, 584
  • “ Viscount ” Air Liner, Purchase by Capital Airlines, 232
  • “ Viscount 700D ” Aircraft (Vickers-Arm- strongs, Ltd.), 197
  • “ Viscount ” Aircraft for Canada, 864*
  • “ Viscount 800 ” Series Air Liner (Vickers- Armstrongs Ltd.), 572*
  • Visibility Tests for Motor Vehicles, 370*
  • “ Visible-Grinder ” Hand-Grinding Machine (Stephan Frankfort), 868*
  • Vitreous Enamellers, Institute of, Enamelling Furnaces (Trade Publication), 170
  • “ Vogele ” Soil Stabilisation Machine, 269*
  • Voith, J. M., Bee-Type Voith Water" Tractor,” 118*
  • Vokes, C. G., on Exhaust Silencers for Aircraft, 167
  • Volkswagen “ Microbus ” Motor Wagon, 540* Volta River, Gold Coast, Aluminium Scheme for, 163
  • Voltage Regulators, Moving-Coil (Trade Publication), 686
  • — Stabiliser, Quick-Response (Servomex Con
  • trols, Ltd.), 767*
  • Voltmeter, Corrosion (Trade Publication), 393 von Zeerleder, Prof. A., oh Aluminium Reduction Processes Since Heroult and Hall, 395
  • “ Voorwinde ” Grabs for Iron-Ore Transporters at Bidston Dock, Birkenhead, 799
  • WADKIN, LTD., Woodworking Machinery (Trade Publication), 589; Heavy-Duty Router for Non-Ferrous Alloys, 764*
  • Wageningen, Experimental Tank, Model Tests of Victory Ships in, 591
  • Wages. See Labour
  • Wagon Building, American and British, Comparison Between, 227
  • — Bulk-Material, for Steel Works, 274*, 300
  • — Coal, Mechanical Marshalling Yard (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 377*
  • — Developments on British Railways, 518
  • — Gauging, for Structures, British Railways, 469*
  • — 56-ton, for Iron Ore, British Railways, 211*
  • — Motor. See Motor Vehicles; Tractors
  • — Tippler, Carmarthen Bay Power Station (Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd.), 304
  • “ Wagontroler ” for Marshalling Yards (Nortons-Tividale, Ltd.), 26*
  • Wakefield, C. C., and Co., Ltd. Lubricants (Trade Publication), 137; Lubrication of Earth-Moving Machinery (Trade Publication), 722; Corrosion Preventatives (Trade Publication), 722
  • Wales, Industrial Progress in, 675
  • Walker, E. V., on Production of Magnetic
  • Alloy Strip by Powder Metallurgy, 853 Walker, Sir H., the Late, 197
  • Wall Charts (Trade Publication), 686
  • Wall Colmonoy (Canada), Ltd., Hard-Facing
  • Alloys (Trade Publication), 553
  • — Construction for Sea Defence Works, 404'*,
  • 425, 428*
  • — Retaining, Reinforced-Concrete, for Silo at
  • Phoenix Wharf, Greenwich, 665*
  • — and Roof Cladding, Aluminium (Trade
  • Publication), 233
  • Wallace, Dr. F. J., on Wave Action in Diffusers for Pipe Systems, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • Wallace and Tiernan, Ltd., Chlorination of
  • Water (Trade Publication), 298; Chlorination Plant, Connah’s Quay Power Station, 438; Water-Treatment Plant (Trade Publication), 686; Water-Treatment Plant, 705*; Waterborne Epidemics (Trade Publication), 722
  • Walmesley (Bury) Group, Production of Paper-
  • Making Machinery, 843
  • Walters, R. E. S., on Production of Magnetic
  • Alloy Strip by Powder Metallurgy, 853
  • Walton-on-Thames,Callender-Hamilton Bridge at, 254*
  • War, Crimean, Centenary of, by Engr. Capt.
  • E. C. Smith, 846*
  • — Memorial, York, Astronomical Clock in,
  • 234
  • — Office, Use of Helicopters by, 195; British
  • Military Vehicles for, 451, 473*
  • Ward, T. W., Ltd., Rotary Honing Machine, 191*; Straddle Carriers for Steel and Timber, 707*
  • Warerite, Ltd., Plastic Van Body, 446
  • Warfare, Naval. See Warships
  • — Use of Aircraft in. See Aeronautics Warner Electromagnetic Brakes and Clutches
  • (Westool Ltd.), 766*
  • Warships:
  • Admiralty Advisory Committee on Structural Steel, Formation of, 263
  • — Experiment Works, Haslar, 424, 491, 496*
  • — Process of Electrolytic Derusting, 235
  • — Ship Welding Committee, Dissolution of, 263
  • Aviation, Naval. See Aeronautics
  • Devonport Dockyard Oiling Jetty, Model of, 4
  • H.M. Aircraft Carrier “ Albion,” Angled Deck with Mirror Aid, 470*
  • — Anti-Submarine Frigate “ Keppell,” Launch of, 310
  • Submarine Frigate “ Pellew,”
  • Launch of, 567
  • Submarine Frigate “ Russell,”
  • Launch of, 863
  • Submarine Frigate “ Torquay,” Launch of, 253
  • — Minesweeper “ Dilston,” Launch of, 806
  • “ Dufton,” Launch of, 767
  • — — “ Lanton,” Launch of, 253
  • “ Letterston,” Launch of, 701
  • — — Oil Tanker “ Tide Austral,” Launch
  • of, 408
  • Tanker “ Tiderace,” Launch of, 310
  • — Seaward Defence Boat “ Axford,” Launch of, 567
  • — X.51 Submarine, 519
  • H.M.S. “ Dolphin,” Submarine Escape Training in, 532*
  • — “ Thunderer,” Royal Naval Engineer
  • ing College, 195, 204*
  • Iron Ships, Armoured, Origin of, 846
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • — Aircraft Yards, Strikes at, 96, 128
  • — Engineer Officers, Training of, 195, 204*
  • Peruvian Navy Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” Launch of, 709*
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, History of, 38
  • See also Naval
  • Washers, Metal, “ Belleville ” (Trade Publication), 849
  • Washing Machine, De Laval Paraminor (Alfa- Laval Co., Ltd.), 735*
  • Waste-Heat Boiler, Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 184
  • — Towns’, Use in Agriculture, 296
  • — Waters from Industrial Premises, Disposal
  • of, Federation of British Industries (Review), 265
  • Watch, Stop, Training in Handling of, 141*
  • — Swiss, United States Tariff on, 262
  • Water, Chlorination of (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Control Gates (Trade Publication), 426
  • — Cooling, for Power Stations, 454
  • — Hammer Suppression by “ Rotovalve,” 19*
  • — Heaters. See Feed
  • — Irrigation, for India and Pakistan, 99. See
  • LETTER, 167
  • — Power. See Hydraulic; Pelton Wheel;
  • Power Plant; Power, Water; Turbine, Hydraulic
  • — Pressure Recorder for Experimental Tank
  • Models, Saunders-Roe, Ltd., 99, 112*
  • — Purification Plant, Floating (Imperial
  • Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 539
  • — and Steam, Thermodynamic Tables in
  • Metric System for, by O. H. Faxen (Review), 201
  • — Steriliser (Trade Publication), 426
  • — Studies of Physical Properties of, 818
  • — Supplies in India, Development of, 715 See also Irrigation
  • — Tanks. See Tanks
  • — “ Tractor ” Vessel with Voith-Schneider
  • Propulsion (W. Cory and Son, Ltd.), 118* —Treatment Plant (Trade Publication), 686 Plant (Wallace and Tieman, Ltd.), 705* —Tube Boiler. See Boiler
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic; Pelton
  • Wheel; Power Plant
  • — Waste, from Industrial Premises, Disposal
  • of, Federation of British Industries (Review), 265
  • — Wheels. See Pelton Wheel; Turbine,
  • Hydraulic; Power Plant
  • Waterborne Epidemics (Trade Publication), 722
  • Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen’s Union, Overtime Ban, 160; Tally Clerks’ Attitude to Dock Strike, 543
  • Waterproofing of Concrete Floors, Additives for, 832
  • — and Insulating Compound (Trade Pub
  • lication), 458
  • Waterways. See Rivers; Canals
  • Waterwheel at Laxey, Isle of Man, Centenary of, 388*
  • Waterworks, Exeter, Reconstruction, 441
  • — See also Water Supply
  • Wath Railway. See Sheffield-Manchester- Wath Railway
  • Watkin, E. R. S., on Organisation of Works Transport, 276
  • Watkinson, H., Views on Human Relations in Industry, 160
  • Watson, D., on Public-Health Engineering, 628
  • Watson, Manasty and Co., Ltd., “ Shado- master,” Profile Projector (Trade Publication), 41
  • Wave Action in Diffusers for Pipe Systems, 524*. See Erratum, 683
  • — Maker for Experimental Tank of Saunders-
  • Roe, Ltd., 99, 111*
  • Wax for Investment-Casting Process, 79*
  • Weaste (Lancashire) Refinery, Extensions to, 697
  • Weather. See Meteorology
  • —Proof Tests of Packing Cases, Rain-Making Tank for, 5632
  • Webb, J., the Late, 421
  • Weedon, H. W., and Partners, A.C.V. Sales, Ltd., Spare Parts‘Store, 731*
  • Weekly Survey, 2, 34, 66, 98, 130, 162, 194, 226, 258, 290, 322, 354, 386, 418, 450, 482, 514, 546, 582, 614, 646, 678, 714, 746, 778, 810, 842
  • Weighbridge, 120-ton, at Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment, 284* Weighers (Livestock), Ltd., “Multi” Power Take-Off for Motor Cars, 835*
  • Weighing, Laboratory, Precise, Weights and Balances, National Physical Laboratory (Review), 265
  • — Machine, Locomotive, at Crewe Works,
  • 773*
  • — and Recording Machine, Automatic (British
  • Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd.), 94*
  • Weights, Balances and Precise Laboratory Weighing, National Physical Laboratory (Review), 265
  • Weir, G. and J., Ltd., Boiler-Feed Equipment (Trade Publication), 73*; Feed Pumps, Rye House Power Station, 157; Prevention of Scale Formation (Trade Publication), 753
  • — Pressure Distribution over, Indicating
  • Apparatus for, 51*
  • Welch, D. F., on Aircraft Electrical Systems, 457
  • Weld-Heat Control, Electronically-Operated Switch for (Bates and Bates, Ltd.), 158*
  • Weldall and Assembly, Ltd., Steel Pallets (Trade Publication), 170; 110-ton “ Eldair,”
  • Press Brake, 773*
  • Welded Steel, Use of (Trade Publication), 722 —• Tube versus Seamless Tubes, 647
  • Welders, Craftsmen, Cinema Film on, Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., 49
  • “ Weldex,” Bled-Steam Air Heater, 57* Welding, Arc, Continuous Electrode for
  • (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 568
  • — Argon-Arc, for Light Alloys, 570
  • — Butt, of Pipes, Portable “ Unionmelt ”
  • Machine for, 838*
  • — Electrodes, Electric Oven for Drying
  • (Quasi-Arc Co., Ltd.), 471
  • Lincoln-Jackson Holder for (Lincoln Electric Co., Ltd.), 593
  • — Machine, Spot, for Thin-Walled Tubes
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 704*
  • — Plant, Shielded-Arc, “ Sigma,” (Quasi-Arc
  • Co., Ltd.), 349*
  • — and Plastic Flow at Points of Contact
  • Between Metals, 814*
  • — Practice by Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.,
  • 714
  • — Research Association, British, Report on
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking, 747; Welding Demonstration by, 755; Velocity of Brittle Fracture, Report on, 820*
  • — Resistance, Electronic Control Equipment
  • for (Philips Electrical Ltd.), 472
  • — Set, Arc, Portable, (A.C. Morrison (Engi
  • neers), Ltd.), 125
  • — — Transportable (Quasi-Arc Co., Ltd.),
  • 565*
  • — Ship, Committee, Admiralty, Dissolution
  • of, 263
  • — Spot, Electrodes for (Trade Publication),
  • 265
  • — Stainless Steel (Trade Publication), 298
  • — Zinc (Trade Publication), 298
  • Weldless Steel Tube Co., Ltd., Two-Stage Coal- Gas Producer, 90*
  • Welfare Work. See Labour
  • Wellerman Brothers, Resiting of Conington North Signal Box, 49*
  • Wellington Tube Works, “ Weldex ” Bled- Steam Air Heater, 57*
  • Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Ltd., 160-ton Ladle Cranes, 183; Coke Pusher, 662*; Coke-Quenching Car, 662*
  • Wells, Dr. A. A., on Velocity of Brittle Fracture, 820*
  • Wembley Laboratory for Research on Semi- Conductors, 290, 312*
  • West, A., and Co., Ltd., Control Gear for London Tube Lifts, 51. See Erratum, 292
  • West Africa, Civil-Engineering Developments in, 291
  • — —-as Market for British Engineering
  • Goods, 725, 748
  • West-East Trade, and Leipzig Fair, 354
  • — European Fuel Market, Coal and Black
  • Oils in, 418
  • West’s Gas Improvement Co., Ltd., Stockton- on-Tees Carbonising Plant, 30*
  • — Indies as Market for British Engineering
  • Goods, 725, 748
  • West’s Piling and Construction Co., Ltd., Foundations for Gasholder at Stafford, 738
  • — of Scotland Iron and Steel Institute. See
  • Iron and Steel
  • Western Australia, Kwinana Oil Refinery,
  • Model of, 4
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 4,500-h.p. Steam-Turbine Locomotive, 131, 153*
  • Westland Aircraft, Ltd., Certification of “ Westland S-55,” Helicopter, 637
  • Westminster Dredging Co.., Ltd., Connah’s
  • Quay Power Station, 436*
  • Weston, E. H., Ltd., Aluminium Slab-Handling Machine, 88*
  • Westool, Ltd., Warner Electromagnetic Brakes and Clutches, 766*
  • Westover, G., on Photographic Composition of Reading Matter by Machinery, 460. See 451, 491. See LETTER, 652
  • Wheels, Diamond, Lubricant for (M. G. Beyerinck), 701
  • — Gear. See Gears; Gearing; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • —- Great at Laxey, Centenary of, 388*
  • — Grinding. See Grinding under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Locomotive, British Railways, Cleaning
  • Machine for, 247*
  • — Rear, Suspension of Renault “ Fregate ”
  • Motor Car, 541*
  • — Suspension, Motor-Car and Safety, 372 Whessoe, Ltd., Electro-Detarrers at Fishburn
  • Coke-Oven Plant, 663*
  • Whiddington, Prof. R., on Teaching Physics, 1 Whirl, Shaft, Apparatus for Demonstrating, 266*
  • “ Whirlwind ” Helicopters, Production of, 805
  • Whitburn Coal Co., Ltd., Collection of Trade- Union Dues by, 64
  • White Metal. See Alloys under Metallurgy Whitworth Society Summer Meeting, Portsmouth, 38
  • Wickman, Ltd., Machine Tool Production by, 291. See 255
  • Wickman Industrial Equipment, Ltd., Mobile
  • Steam Cleaning Machine, 733*
  • Widnes, Sulphuric-Acid Plant, United Sulphuric Acid Corporation, Ltd., 615, 640*. See Addendum, 774
  • Wiggin, H., and Co., Ltd.,' Nimonic Alloy Developments, 302*
  • Wiggins, B., and Co., Ltd., Extensions to Oil Refinery, 697
  • Wild, A. G., and Co., Ltd., Hydraulically- Operated Pulling Tool, 215*
  • Wild-Barfield Electric Furnaces, Ltd., Drip-
  • Feed Case-Hardening Plant, 472*
  • Wild, M. B., and Co., Ltd., Winch Equipment for Submarine Escape Diving Bell, 533* Wilkins and Mitchell, Ltd., “ Rollmaster,” Roll- Forging Machine, 277*
  • Wilkins, R. J., on Demonstration Apparatus for Structural Problems, 595*
  • Wilkinson, John, Restoration of Memorial to, 844*
  • Wilkinson Rubber Linatex, Ltd., Centrifugal Pumps for Corrosive Liquids and Abrasive Materials (Trade Publication), 334
  • Williams, E. C., on Staining of Clad Aluminium
  • Sheets in Salt-Baths, 394
  • Williams, Prof. F. C., on Brushless Variable-
  • Speed Induction Motor, 832*
  • Williams, Sir H. G., the Late, 134
  • Williams and Wormersley, Ltd., V-Ropes and
  • Pulleys (Trade Publication), 589 Williamson, G. W., on Association of Retired
  • Industrial Executives, 389. See 387 Williamson, J., and Son, Ltd., Thermal-Storage
  • Electric Power Station, 586 Williot-Mohr Diagrams, Application of Max
  • well’s Reciprocal Theorem to, 827* Wilson, P. H., the Late, 168* Wilwertz, C., on Power Stations in Tropical
  • Regions, 203. See 161
  • Wimpey, G., and Co., Ltd., Loch Shin Hydro- Electric Scheme, 68; Tunnel for Loch Luichart Hydro-Electric Scheme, 631*
  • Winch, Haulage “ Wagontroler,” for Marshalling Yards, 27*
  • — Tractor-Mounted (J. Fowler and Co. (Leeds),
  • Ltd.), 61
  • Wind Effect in Coast Erosion, 428
  • — Tunnels. See Aeronautics
  • Windings, End, Turbo-Generator, Effect of
  • Short-Circuit Forces on, 856
  • — Engine, 3,720-h.p., Koepe, Bradford Col
  • liery, Manchester, 564*
  • Windmills for Power Generation, 202 Window Control, Flexible Cable for (H. Hope
  • and Sons, Ltd.), 148
  • Windscreens, “ Wrap-round,” for Motor Vehicles, 608*
  • Windsor Great Park, Royal Agricultural
  • Society’s Show, 60*, 91*, 123*
  • Winget, Ltd., Lorry-Mounted “Poclain” Excavator, 771*
  • Winster, Lord, Views on Prospects of Shipbuilding Industry, 711
  • Wire Manufactures by Begg, Cousland and Co.
  • Ltd., 72
  • — Rope for 3,720-h.p. Koepe Winding Engine,
  • 564
  • Load Indicator for (B. and A. Engineering Co., Ltd.), 120*
  • — Tungsten-, Fine, Production by Mullard,
  • Ltd., 165*
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Radio
  • Wiring Regulations of Institution of Electrical Engineers, 211
  • Wohler’s Tests. See Fatigue under Tests {Materials)
  • Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co., Ltd., All-Purpose Agricultural Elevator, 835 Wolverhampton Die Casting Co., Ltd., Trade in Non-Ferrous Metal Castings, 779 Women Workers. See Labour
  • “ Wonosobo,” Motorship, 9,000-s.h.p. Sulzer Diesel Engine, 708*
  • Wood Handling Plant-, Bowater’s Pulp and Paper Mills, Calhoun, 316*
  • Wood, J. A., Protective Devices for Belt Conveyors, 628
  • — Lane Television Centre, British Broadcasting Corporation, 29
  • Wood, Dr. W. A., on Creep Processes, 240 Woodall-Duckham Construction Co., Ltd., Fishburn Coke-Oven Plant, 661*
  • Woodfield, F. W., the Late, 292
  • Woodhead New Railway Tunnel, 20* Woodhouse and Mitchell, Rotary Honing Machine for Cutting Tools, 191*
  • Woodworking Machinery. See Machine Tools Woollard, F. G., on Productivity and Pressure Die Casting, 586
  • “ Worcester ” Bench Power Presses, Automatic Feed for (Jones and Attwood, Ltd.), 868*
  • Work Study and Planning for Plant Maintenance, Conference on, 228
  • Research at Cranfield College, 140* Working Population, Ministry Of Labour Statistics, 96
  • Workmen. See Labour
  • Works :
  • Abbey Works, Steel Co., of Wales, Ltd.’ Extensions to, 583
  • Bank of England Printing Works, Pre- stressed-Concrete Buildings for, 315* Bays Meadow Works of Deritend Precision Castings, Ltd., 79*
  • Blackburn Factory for Production of
  • Tungsten Wire of Mullard, Ltd., 175* Chemical Works, Conference on Safety in,
  • 643
  • Coalville Factory of Pegson, Ltd., 52* Crewe Railway Works, Locomotive- Weighing Machine at, 773* Edinburgh Factory of Ferranti, Ltd., Electronic Research Laboratory, 514, 538*
  • Engineering Works, Employment of Women. See Labour
  • Erith Submarine Cable Factory of Submarine Cables, Ltd., 740*. See 614, 638*
  • Fairless Works, Pennsylvania, Telecommunications in Steel-Melting Shop, 47 Falkirk Works of British Aluminium Co., Ltd., 55
  • Farsley Works of D. Brown Tractors ^Engineering), Ltd., Engine Test House at, 673*
  • Hatfield Works, Office Building of de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., 82* Industrial Diseases. See Labour Iron and Steel Works, Transport Problems in, 273*, 291, 300
  • Kitts Green Duralumin Works of J.
  • Booth and Co., Ltd., 173*
  • Lackenby Steel Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 180*
  • Mason’s Cement Works, Claydon, Extension to, 220*
  • Rheola Works, South Wales, of T.I. Aluminium, Ltd., 87*
  • Rugby Works of British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Test Plant for Large Electrical Machines, 308*
  • Scunthorpe Ironworks Extensions, 186* Scunthorpe Rod Mill, Ltd., Photo-Electric Controls in Rolling Mill at, 788* Sirocco Works, Belfast, of Davidson and Co., Ltd., Extension to, 217
  • South Australian Works of C. A. Parsons- of Australia, Ltd., 427
  • — Works of Power-Gas Corporation, Ltd., Extensions to, 599
  • Southampton Cable Factory of Standard
  • Telephones and Cables, Ltd., 148 Spare-Parts Store for Commercial Vehicles A.C.V. Sales, Ltd.., 731*
  • Steelworks of Colvilles, Ltd., Developments at, 66
  • — Lackenby, 180*
  • — of Pakistan, Proposal for, 615 Tame Bridge Foundry of W. and T. Avery, Ltd., 482, 505*
  • Tynemouth Factory for Laminated Plastics of T. de la Rue and Co., Ltd., 18*. See Erratum, 68
  • Welfare Movement in Works. See Labour Works Management, Cost in Relation to Sales, 419
  • Draughtsmen’s Position in, 417 Drawing-Office Equipment and Instruments, Specification, 297
  • Engineer in Management, Eclipse of, 321, 329, 353, 489. See LETTERS, 357, 584 Human Element in Administration, 482 Human Relations in Industry, Report on, 65
  • Industrial Engineering Productivity, Report on, 321, 322
  • Machine-Shop Management by Renault
  • Corporation, 620
  • Management Course by Tube Investments, Ltd., 547
  • Management Education in American Business, by L. F. Urwick (Review), 169 Management in Small Firms, Pamphlet on, 646
  • Method of Tracing Operator’s Movements (Black and Decker, Ltd.), 71*
  • Work Planning by British Overseas Airways Corporation, 531*
  • Works Stores of Lockheed Aircraft Co., Ltd., Self-Service in, 293
  • Work Study Research at Cranfield College, 140*
  • — Ministry of, Experiments with Concrete, 750
  • Works Transport, Conference on, British Iron and Steel Research Association. See British Iron and Steel Research Association, Conference on Works Transport
  • Workshop, Home, by W. R. Wellman (Review), 104
  • — Training. See Education
  • — See also IPor/cs,- Machine Tools
  • World Bank, Punjab Water Project, 99. See LETTER, 167; Engineering Adviser to, 162; Annual Report, 514
  • — Commerce Corporation, Catalytic Cracking
  • Unit at Antwerp, 517
  • — Cotton-Spinning Capacity, Report on, 130
  • — Markets for Railway Locomotives, Survey
  • of, 547
  • World Power Conference, Brazil:
  • Reports of Proceedings, 161, 202 Economic Aspects of Utilisation and Design of Wind-Power Plants, by E. W. Golding, 202
  • Design of Electrical Equipment for Use in Tropical Climates, by H. Astbury, 203. See 161
  • Influence of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Factors in Design of Hydro-Electric Plants, by J. K. Sexton, 203. See 161
  • Central Power Stations in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Countries, by C. Wilwertz, 203. See 161
  • Influence of Peculiar Features of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Regions on Design of Thermal Power Plants, by W. K. Carruthers,204. See 161
  • Special Refinery Equipment, by E. Le Q. Herbert, 204
  • World Power Conference, Statistical Year- Book, Annual Statistics for 1950-52 (Review), 784
  • — — Congress, Congress on Large Dams, 520
  • — Production of Aluminium, Statistics of, 10
  • “ Worldmaster ” Royal Tiger Motor-Car Chassis, 476*
  • Worm Gear. See Gear; Gearing
  • Worn, D. K., on Production of Magnetic Alloy Strip by Powder Metallurgy, 853
  • Worner, Dr. H. W., on Structure of Titanium- Tin and Titanium-Silver Alloys, ATI
  • Wotan Gereedschapswerktuigenfabriek, Shaping Machine, 607
  • “ Wrap-round ” Windscreens for Motor Vehicles, 608*
  • Wrapping Machine, Submarine Cable (Submarine Cables, Ltd.), 740*
  • Wrench, Impact (Trade Publication), 722
  • Wunsch, H. L., on Testing Ball Bearings at High Speed, 695*
  • Wyatt, T. C., the Late, 814
  • X-RAY Apparatus, Exhibition of, 720
  • Centring in Radiography (Trade Publication), 488
  • Diffusion Unit, Central Research Department of Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., 740*
  • — — Head for Orthotron, Christie Hospital, Manchester, 700*
  • — Tubes, Diagnostic (Mullard, Ltd.), 720
  • Unit, Micro-Focus (Trade Publication), 298
  • Unit, Shockproof and Rayproof (General Radiological Ltd.), 720
  • Xylonite Models, Stress Determination. See Photo-Elastic
  • YALLOURN Power Station, Australia, 165*
  • Yarrow Boiler, S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 258, 260
  • Yates, H. G., the Late, 389
  • Yeadon, Yorkshire, Refuse-Disposal Plant at, 85*
  • Yield Stress/Strain of Rolled Materials, 787
  • York War Memorial, Astronomical Clock in, 234
  • Yorkshire, Aireborough Urban District, Refuse-Disposal Plant, 85*
  • — Collieries, Experimental Wage-Increase
  • Scheme at, 160
  • Yorkshire Copper’Works, Ltd., Cinema Films on Non-Ferrous Metal Tubes, 766
  • Yorkshire Hennebique Contracting Co., Ltd., Reinforced-Concrete Quay, Tyne Dock, 207*; Connah’s Quay Power Station, 436*
  • Young, Dr. A. P., on Plastic Deformation of Aluminium Single Crystals, 239
  • Young, J. B., on Short-Circuit Forces on Turbo-Alternator End-Windings, 856
  • Young Persons, Machinery Dangerous to, Order on, 133
  • Yugoslavia, Industrial Progress in, 546
  • — Institution of Naval Architects Meeting in,
  • 1955, 831
  • Yukon Territory, Hydro-Electric and Metallurgical Scheme for, 231*
  • ZEERLEDER, PROF. A. VON, on Aluminium Reduction since Heroult and Hall, 395
  • Zeiss, C., Gear-Measuring Machine, 789*-. See 779
  • Zezere River, Portugal, Cabril Hydro-Electric Scheme, 189*
  • Zinc Alloy Die Casters Association, Exhibition, Birmingham, 578
  • — Welding of (Trade Publication), 298
  • Zurich, High-Power Circuit-Breaker Testing Station, 126*

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