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Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
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Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
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Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
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Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
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Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index
Engineering 1955 Jan-Jun: Index

Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering (Bound Volumes)

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

  • A.I. ELECTRIC WELDING MACHINES, LTD., Machine for Welding End-Flanges on Motor-Car Rear-Axle Casings, 441*
  • Aare, River, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 13*, 50*
  • A. B. Metal Products, Ltd., Wavelength-Changing Switch with Piano-Type Keys, 571*
  • Aberdeen, Torry Research Station, Quick-Freezing of Fish, 475*
  • Abrasive Powders, “ Centriforce ” (Trade Publication), 233
  • “ Absolute ” Paper Air Filter for Very Fine Dusts (Vokes, Ltd.), 607*
  • Accelerator, Linear, 15-MeV, for Radiotherapy and Research at St. Barholomew’s Hospital (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 646*
  • Accelerometer, Testing of, 209*
  • Access Equipment, Ltd., “ Beanstalk ” Quick-Folding Working Platform, 478*

Accidents:

  • Belt-Conveyor Fires, Measures for Preventing and Fighting, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • Colliery Accidents, Report of Chief Inspector of Mines, 280
  • Collision between Stafford and Crewe on British Railways, Report on (Book), 558
  • Comet Aircraft, and Design Against Fatigue, by Prof. W. J. Duncan, 196. See 193, 331. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488
  • Explosions, Steam Trap, at Tovil Mill of A. E. Reed and Co., Ltd. (Book), 621
  • Factory Accidents, Chief Inspector’s Report, 8. See Erratum, 142.
  • Failure, Mechanical, of Metals in Service, by J. A. Bennett and G. W. Quick (Review), 105
  • Fatal Accidents, Statistics of, 743 Grinding Machine Accident at J. Summers and Sons, Ltd., 616
  • Oil Storage Tank, Large Welded, Failure of (Book), 366
  • Safety Code for Industrial Power Trucks (Book), 366
  • — Health and Welfare Exhibition at Industrial Health and Welfare Centre, 391
  • — in Industry, Protection of Personnel,
  • by D. I. Macfarlane (Book), 298
  • — in Mines Research Establishment,
  • Annual Report, 62
  • — Practice in Petroleum Industry, Model Code, Part II (Book), 366
  • Acco-Automatic Coal Cleaning Co., Ltd., Washboxes for Washing Coal at Lynemouth Colliery, 599*
  • Accumulators, Electric. See Electric
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • " ACE ” Digital Computer, Magnetic Drum for Information Storage for, 732*
  • Acetylene Welding. See Welding
  • Ackery, E. M., on Electric Space Heating, 556
  • Acoustical Terms, British Standard Glossary of, 589
  • Acoustics, by L. L. Beranek (Review), 395
  • Aero Electric Tool Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Sealing Irons for Welding Cellophane (Trade Publication), 657
  • Acton Works of London Transport Executive, New Welding Shop for, 188*
  • of D. Napier and Son, Ltd., Aero Engine Test Rig at, 216*
  • Actuator, Electrically-Operated, for Boiler Dampers (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 642*
  • Adamson, J. L., on Design and Construction of Open-Hearth Furnaces, 144
  • Adaptor-Charts Ltd. Made-up Progress Charts (Trade Publication), 589
  • “ Addo ” Electric Calculating Machine (Trade Publication), 527
  • Address, Presidential. See Presidential Address
  • Aden Harbour Works, Use of Pulverised-Fuel Ash as Substitute for Cement, 222
  • Adhesive Bonded Aircraft Joints, 193, 196, 231. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488
  • — Dielectric Heating for Setting, by I. Jones (Book), 428
  • — Setting, by Electric Resistance Heating,
  • Course of Instruction on, 321
  • — Synthetic Resin, 21st Anniversary Exhibition of Aero Research, Ltd., 619
  • Admiralty. See Warships
  • Adshead, T., and Son, Ltd., Hydraulically- Operated, Multiple-Duty, Overhead Platform, 637*
  • Advance Components, Ltd., Transformer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568
  • Aerial Navigation. See Aeronautics
  • — Propellers. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — Transport. See Aeronautics
  • Aerialite, Ltd., Cable Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • Aero Research, Ltd., “ Aerolite 300 ” Synthetic Glue for Timber Roof Trusses (Trade Publication), 169; 21st Anniversary Exhibition of Synthetic Resin Adhesives, 619
  • Aerodynamics. See Aeronautics
  • “ Aeroflex ” Range of High-Rupturing-Capacity Fuse Switches (Parmiter, Hope and Sugden, Ltd.), 381
  • “ Aerolite 300 ” Synthetic Glue for Timber Roof Trusses (Trade Publication), 169
  • Aeromagnetic Surveys, Ltd., “ Canso ” Flying- Boat Equipped with Geophysical Instruments, 619
  • Aeronautical Establishment, National, Bedford, Wind Tunnels at, 220*, 252*
  • — Society, Royal: Manufacture of Integral Structures, by Dr. E. G. West, 145. See 68, 104; Prospects and Problems of Rocket Propulsion for Aircraft, by Prof. A. D. Baxter, 214*; Scientific Approach and Research in Aircraft Production, by Prof. J. V. Connolly, 295; Some Problems Associated with Stress Concentration, by H. L. Cox, 304; Structural Safety, by Prof. A. G. Pugsley, 376*; 8th Louis Bleriot Lecture, by G. Hereil, on Making Aeroplanes Independent of Runways, 435; 43rd Wilbur Wright Memorial Lecture on Flight Control, by Dr. C. S'. Draper, 652; Presentation of Awards, 654

Aeronautics:

  • Aerial Survey of Grahamland, Falkland Islands Dependencies, by Hunting Aerosurveys, Ltd., 761
  • Aerodynamics, Research on, at National Physical Laboratory, 731*
  • Aerofoils and Wing Models, Workshop for Manufacture of, 731*
  • Aeroplane. See Aircraft; Flying Boat (below)
  • Air Ministry, 63-ft. Twin-Screw Pinnace for, 744*
  • — Traffic in 1954, Statistics of, 3 Aircraft, Application of Powered Lift to, 631*
  • — “ Baroudeur,” Use of Skids for Landing and Take-Off of, 4:36*.; Use of Trolley for Ground Run and Take-Off of, 436*
  • — Bell “ VTOL,” Vertical Take-Off, Design Aspects, 737*
  • — Bell “ XV-3 ”, with Helicopter Take- Off, 631*
  • — Bomber, “ Canberra,” Use for Testing Reaction to High Altitudes, 292
  • - Delta-Wing, Avro Vulcan, Installation of “ Olympus 101 ” Turbo-Jet Engine in, 187*
  • Time Factor in Production of, 228.* » See 225
  • — “ Britannia,” “ BE25 ” Two-Spool,
  • Propeller-Turbine Engine for (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 544*
  • — Cabin-Pressure Systems, High-Altitude Laboratory for Testing (Normalair, Ltd.), §99*
  •  ;— Carriers, Audio System for Deck Landings, 338
  • — — British, Steam Launching Catapults for, 151*
  • — Civil, Radio Equipment for, Specification 77
  • Twin-Engine, High-Aspect Ratio, “ ED 32 ” (Societe de Construction des Avions Hurel-Dubois), 802*
  • Twin-Jet, Medium-Range, “ Cara- velle ” (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Est), 801*
  • Unpressurised Cabins in, Controversy on, 292
  • — “ Comet,” and Design Against Fatigue,
  • 196. See 1193, 231. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488
  • — “ Comet,” Mark 4, for British Overseas
  • Airways Corporation (de Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd.), 359
  • — Constant-Speed Sundstrand Drive for (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • — Controls, High-Speed Hydraulic Motor for, 21*; Electrically-Driven Hydraulic Pump for, 27*
  • Surfaces, Massbalancing of (Book), 41
  • — Design Problems and Trends, 68
  • — Developments, French, 772*, 801*. See also vol. 180
  • — Fighter, Folland “ Midge,” Flying Trials of, 327
  • “ Gnat,” Flying Trials, 327
  • for Royal Air Force, 35
  • Time Factor in Production of, 228* See 225
  • — •‘Hawker P.1072,” with “ Snarler,”
  • Rocket Motor, 79*
  • — Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, Graphical Symbols for, Specification, 589
  • — Increasing Speed Range of, 631*
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects of, 235*
  • Redundancy in, 515
  • — Instruments, Test Rigs for, (Field Aircraft Services, Ltd.), 209*
  • — Jet, Long-Range, Boeing “KC-135”, for U.S. Air Force, 327
  • Training, All-Metal, “ SIPA 300” (Societd Industrielle pour l’A6ro- nautique), 772*
  • — — Lift, Bell “ VTOL ”, 632*, 737*
  • Aeronautics—continued-
  • — Jet, Twin, Liaison, Four-Seat, “ Paris 760 ” (Societe Morane-Saulnier), 722* Twin, Training, “ Magister ” (Fouga et Compagnie), 773*
  • — Launching Systems and Landing Skids for, 435*
  • — Maintenance and Repair (Book), 589
  • — 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set for (Solar Aircraft Co.), 84
  • — “ Meteor,” Converted for Experimental Investigations on Downward Deflection of Jets from Rolls-Royce “Nene” Engines, 250*, 331
  • — Military, Time Factor in Production of, 228*. See 225
  • Freight , “ Integral1,” with Short Take-off Run (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802
  • — Transport, “ Deux Ponts ” (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802*
  • — Monoplane, “ Antoinette,” Presentation to Science Museum by Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., 685
  • — Nose Shapes at Zero Incidence at Supersonic Speeds, by G. B. Marson (Book), 298
  • — Production Conference of Institution of Production Engineers. See Production Engineers, Institution of: Aircraft Production Conference
  • — for NATO, Report on, 129
  • — Plastic Tools for, by P. K. Digby and W. J. Paul (Book), 589
  • Research in, Scientific Approach to, by Prof. J. V. Connolly, 295
  • — Stiffnuts for, Specification, 77
  • — Structural Safety of, by Prof. A. G. Pugsley, 376*
  • — Structure, Honeycomb Sandwich, in Aluminium Alloy (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd), 88*
  • — Tanker, Jet,, for U.S. Air Force (Lockheed Aircraft Corporation), 327
  • — Transport, “ Beverley,” Maiden Flight of (Blackburn and General Aircraft Ltd.), 187
  • — Twin-Jet, Liaison, Four-Seat, “ Paris
  • 760 ” (Societe Morane-Saulnier), 722*
  • Jet, Training, “ Magister ” (Fouga et Compagnie), 773*
  • — Use of Rocket Propulsion for, Prospects and Problems of, 214*
  • — “ Vampire,” with Experimental Porous
  • Wing Skin Section, 250*
  • — Vertical-Take-Off, Bell “ VTOL,” Design Aspects of, 737*. See 632*
  • — Take-Off, Convair, “ Pogo,” 631* Take-Off. Cinema Film of (Rolls- Royce Ltd), 130
  • Take-Off, Lockheed “ Salmon,” 631*
  • — “ Viscount ” Propeller-Turbine Air
  • Liner, Production at Hurn Factory of Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd., 164*
  • — Wings, Chordwise Cut-Outs in, Stress Diffusion of, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298
  • Delta, Longitudinal Stability Characteristics and Damping in Pitch of, by W. B. McCarter (Book), 298
  • — “ Zborowski ” Coleopter, 632* Airfield Surface Movement Indicator at
  • London Airport, 446*
  • Airport Electrification (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Helicopter Terminal, Cromwell Curve, London, Plans for, 719
  • — London, Crystal-Controlled Radar System for (Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 242*
  • Central Terminal Area at, 423, 446*, 474*
  • Airways Corporations, United Kingdom, Traffic Statistics of, 615
  • “ Alouette II ” Turbine-Powered Helicopter (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Est), 802*
  • “ Antoinette ” Monoplane, Presentation to Science Museum by Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., 685
  • “ Audio ” Audible Indication System for Aircraft Deck Landings, 338
  • Aviation Medicine, Royal Air Force Institute of, Man-Carrying Centrifuge at, 662*
  • “ Baroudeur ” Aircraft, Use of Skids for Landing and Take-off of, 436*; Use of Trolley for Ground Run and Take- Off of, 436*
  • Bedford, National Aeronautical Establishment, Wind Tunnels, 220*, 252*
  • Belgian Aircraft Factory, Air Compressor for, 665
  • Bell “ VTOL ” Aircraft, Vertical-Take-Off, Design Aspects of , 632*, 737*
  • Bell “ XV-3 ” Aircraft with Helicopter Take-Off, 631*
  • “ Beverley ” Transport Aircraft, Maiden Flight of (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 187
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • Boeing Jet Aircraft for American Air Force, 327
  • “ Britannia ” Aircraft, “ BE25 ” Two- Spool, Propeller-Turbine Engine for (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 544* British Aircraft Constructors, Society of, Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises (Book), 41; Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises, Vol. I (Review), 492 British European Airways, Annual Report, 615
  • Cabin, Unpressurised, for Civil Aircraft, Controversy on, 292
  • Canadian Aeronautical Institute, Design Aspects of Bell “VTOL” Airplane, by J. A. O’Malley, 737*. See 632* “ Canberra ” Aircraft, Use for Testing Reaction to High Altitudes, 292
  • “ Canso ” Flying-Boat, Geophysical Equipment for (Aeromagnetic Surveys, Ltd.), 619
  • “ Caravelle ” Twin-Jet, Medium-Range Air-Liner (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud- Est), 801*
  • Catapult, Arbalete, for Launching Aircraft, 435*
  • — Latecoere, for Launching Aircraft, 435*
  • Centrifuge, Man-Carrying, at Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, 622*
  • Civil Air-Transport Industry, Wage Claims in, 255
  • Coleopter, “ Zborowski,” 632*
  • “ Comet ” Aircraft and Design Against Fatigue, 196. See 193, 231. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488
  • “ Comet ” Mark 4, Aircraft for British Overseas Airways Corporation (de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 359
  • Control Tower at London Airport, 446* Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Stress Diffusion in Vicinity of Chordwise Cut-Outs in Wings, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298; Stability Char- actistics and Damping in Pitch of Delta Wings, by W. B. McCarter (Book), 298; Calculation of Wave Drag of Nose Shapes at Zero Incidence at Supersonic Speeds, by G. B. Marson (Book), 298; College Reports (Books), 589
  • Cromwell Curve Landing-Stage for Helicopters, Plans for, 719
  • Decca Navigator, Orders for, 194 Deflector Unit for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Jets (National Gas Turbine Establishment), 250,*, 331
  • “ Deux Ponts ” Military-Transport Aircraft (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802*
  • “ Djinn ” Two-Seat Turbine-Powered Helicopter (Socidte Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud- Ouest), 803*
  • Douglas “ Globemaster,” Transport Aircraft with 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generating Set, 84
  • Drive, Constant-Speed, Sundstrand, for Aircraft (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • Drop Tank, Plastics, for Service Aircraft (Bristol Aeroplane Co.,Ltd.), 183*
  • “ Eland ” Propeller-Turbine Aero Engine, Production of (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 99
  • Engine, Aeroplane, Gas-Turbine, High- Energy Torch Igniter for (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 189*
  • Gas-Turbine, High-Energy Igniter Plug for (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 707*
  • Helicopter, Silencer for (Vokes, Ltd.)', 217*
  • High-Speed, Testing of, by A. W. Judge (Book), 298
  • “ Meteor,” Use for Testing English- Electric-Sundstrand Constant-Speed Drive at Acton Works of D. Napier and Son, Ltd., 216*
  • Propeller-Turbine, “ Eland,” Production of (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 99
  • Propeller-Turbine, Two-Spool, 4,000-s.h.p., “ BE25 ” (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 544*
  • Rolls-Royce, History of Development of, by A. F. Kelley, 617
  • Sleeve-Valve, Bristol, Sparking Plug for, 85
  • Turbo-Jet, “ Olympus 101,” Production of, 187*
  • — Turbo-Jet, “ Orpheus,” Type Testing of (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • See also Turbines, Gas
  • “ Fido ” Equipment Operated on Gas- Oil, 251
  • Flight Control, History of, by Dr. C. S. Draper, 652
  • “ Flying Bedstead,” 130
  •  ??
  • ENGINEERING, VOL. 179 (1955)
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • Flying-Boat, “ Canso,” Geophysical Equipment for (Aeromagnetic Surveys, Ltd.), 619
  • Freight Service, Atlantic (Airwork, Ltd.), 290
  • French Aircraft Exhibition, Salon de l’Aeronautique, 21st, Arrangements, 450; Programme, 716; Exhibits, 772*, 801.* See also vol. 180
  • “ Globemaster ” Transport Aircraft with 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set, 84
  • “ Gnat ” Fighter Aircraft, Flying Trials, 327
  • Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises, S.B.A.C. (Book), 41; (Review), 492
  • “Hawker P.1072” Aircraft with “ Snarler,” Rocket Motor, 79*
  • “ HD 32 ” High-Aspect Ratio, Twin- Engine Air-Liner (Societe de Construction des Avions Hurel-Dubois), 802*
  • Helicopter Landing-Stage, Cromwell Curve, London, Plans for, 719
  • — Silencer for Engine of (Vokes, Ltd.), 217*
  • — Transport, Trends in Design and Application of, 552
  • — Turbine-Powered, “ Alouette II ” (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Est), 802*
  • Powered, Three-Seat “ Norelfe ” (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Nord), 803
  • Powered, Two Seat “ Djinn ’’ (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Ouest), 803*
  • — Use in Railway Strike, 743
  • Instruments, Aircraft, Test Rigs for (Field Aircraft Services, Ltd.), 209*
  • “ Integral ” Military-Freight Aircraft, with Short -Take-Off Run (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802
  • Landings, Deck, “ Audio ” Audible Indication System for, 338
  • Lockheed Jet Tanker Aircraft for American Air Force. 327
  • “ Magister ” Twin-Jet Training Aircraft (Fouga et Compagnie), 773*
  • “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set, 14-kW, for Aircraft, 84
  • “ Meteor ” Aeroplane Engine, Test Rig at Acton Works, 216*
  • “ Meteor ” Aircraft Converted for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Jets, 250*, 331
  • “ Midge ” Fighter Aircraft, Flying Trials of (Folland Aircraft, Ltd.), 327
  • Missiles, Guided, Electronic Apparatus for; Equipment for Evaluating Performance of Apparatus for, (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541*
  • Motor, Rocket. See Rocket (below) National Aeronautical Establishment, Bedford, Wind Tunnels at, 220*, 252* Navigator, Decca, Orders for, 194
  • “ Norelfe ” Turbine-Powered, Three-Seat Helicopter (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Nord), 803
  • Nose, Aircraft, Shapes at Zero Incidence at Supersonic Speeds, by G. B. Marson (Book), 298
  • “ Olympus 101 ” Turbo-Jet Engine, Production of, 187*
  • “ Orpheus ” Turbo-Jet Engine, Type Testing of (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • “ Paris 760 ” Twin-Jet, Four-Seat Liaison Aircraft (Societe Morane-Saulnier), 772*
  • Passenger Building, South-East Face, at London Airport, 474*
  • “ Pogo ” Aircraft, Convair, Vertical Take- Off, 631*
  • Propeller Noise, Reduction of (Lockheed Aircraft Corporation), 479
  • Rocket Motor, Prospects and Problems of use in Aircraft, 214*
  • “ Screamer ” (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 645
  • “ Snarler,” Development of (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 79*, 317*
  • “ Spectre ” (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 645
  • “ Super Sprite,” Approval for Service of, 187
  • Royal Air Force, Fighter Aircraft for, 35; Institute of Aviation Medicine, “ Audio ” Audible Indication System for Aircraft Deck Landings, 338; Institute of Aviation Medicine, Man- Carrying Centrifuge at (M. B. Wild and Co., Ltd., and General Electric Co., Ltd.), 662*
  • — Aircraft Establishment, Wind Tunnels, 220*, 252*; Deflector Unit for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Aircraft Jets, 250* ,331; “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic Computer for, 313*; “Audio” Audible Indication System for Aircraft Deck Landings, 338; Radio Department, Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • “Salmon” Aircraft, Lockheed, Vertical Take-Off, 631*
  • Salon International de l’Adronautique, 21st, Arrangements, 450; Programme, 716; Exhibits, 772*, 801*. See also vol. 180
  • “ Screamer ” Rocket Motor (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 645
  • Silencer for Westland S.55. “ Whirl
  • wind ” Helicopter (Vokes, Ltd.), 217*
  • “ SIPA 300 ” All-Metal Jet Training Aircraft (Societe Industrielle pour j’A6ronautique), 772*
  • Aeronautics—continued
  • Slip-Band of Copper-Aluminium Alloy, Exuding from Metal under Repeated Loading, 250*
  • “ Snarler,” Rocket Motor, 79*; Development of (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 317*
  • “ Spectre ” Rocket Motor (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 645
  • “ Super Sprite ” Rocket Motor, Approval for Service by Ministry of Supply, 187 Take-Off System, Cable, Renollaud-
  • D. O.P. (D.O.P. Co.), 435*
  • Tank, Drop, Plastics, for Service Aircraft (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 183*
  • Test Rigs for Aircraft Instruments, 209* “ Thermal Barrier,” Wind Tunnel for Testing Conditions in, 779, 797*. See also vol. 180
  • Unpressurised Cabins in Civil Aircraft, Controversy on, 292
  • “ Vampire ” Aircraft with Experimental Porous Wing Skin Section, 250*
  • “ Viscount ” Propeller-Turbine Air Liner, Production at Hurn Factory of Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd., 164*
  • “ VTOL ” Bell, Aircraft, Jet-Lift, 632*; Vertical Take-Off, Design Aspects of, 737*
  • “ Whirlwind ” Helicopter Westland S.55, Silencer for, 217*
  • Wind Tunnels, Plant of Six Small High- Speed, “ High Altitude Test Plant,” 252*
  • 36-in. by 14-in. for Research on Aerodynamics at National Physical Laboratory, 731*
  • Spinning, Vertical, 15-ft. Diameter, 221*
  • Subsonic, 13-ft. by 9-ft., for Investigating Low-Speed Flight Characteristics 252*
  • — Supersonic, 18-in. by 18-in., Con
  • tinuous, 252
  • Supersonic, Continuous, 10,000- h.p., Mach-Number Range 0-3- 3-0 (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 779; 797*. See also vol. 180
  • Transonic and Supersonic, Mt. by 3-ft., 220*
  • Transonic, 8-ft. by 6-ft. for Tests on Complete Aircraft Models at Sonic Speeds, 253*
  • Variable-Density, 8-ft. square, Supersonic 220*
  • Wings, Aircraft, Chordwise Cut-Outs in, Stress, Diffusion of, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298
  • Delta, Longitudinal Stability Characteristics and Damping in Pitch of, by W. B. McCarter (Book), 298
  • — Models and Aerofoils, Workshop for Manufacture of, 731*
  • Wright. W. and O., Papers of, by M. W. McFarland (Review), 40
  • “ Zborowski ” Coleopter Aircraft, 632* Aeronautique, Societe Industrielle pour,
  • “ SIPA 300 ” All-Metal Jet Training Aircraft, 772*
  • Aeroplanes. See Aeronautics
  • Aertssen, Prof. G., on Sea Trials on a 9,500- ton Deadweight Motor Cargo Liner, 622
  • Affric, Glen, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775 Africa, Central, Central African Federation,
  • Kariba and Kafue Hydro-Electric Schemes, 290
  • — East, Communications in, Loan from
  • World Bank for, 358
  • Africa, East, Power and Lighting Co., Ltd., Nairobi South Power Station, 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Alternator Unit fox, 715, 727*
  • — Geochemical Prospecting in, 403*
  • — North, Ceuta, Radio Telephone Link with
  • Algeciras, Spain, 463
  • — South, Gold Mines in, Development of, 264
  • — Uganda, Five-Year Industrial Development
  • Plan for, 291
  • “ AG7 ” and “ AG9 ” Portable, Electric, High- Speed Grinding Machines for Disc Wheels (Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd.), 444*
  • “ Agavox ” Plastics-Disc Speech Recorder with Indexing of Start and Finish, 755
  • Aggregates, Gap-Graded, in Vibrated Concrete, Particle Interference in, 693*
  • Agreements, Labour. See Labour Agricultural Industry, Application of Atomic- Fission Products for Use in, 782
  • — Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects
  • of, 99, 107*
  • Preparation of Safety Cod«6 for, 794 Production, 35
  • — Motors. See Engines; Motors; Tractors.
  • — Process Engineering, by S. M. Henderson
  • and P. L. Perry (Book), 787
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Agriculture, Engineering in, by P. H. Southwell (Book), 366; (Review), 460
  • — Farm Implements, Case Study on (Book),
  • 298
  • — Fisheries and Food, Ministry of, Awards
  • to Inventors of Humane Traps, 744
  • — See also Irrigation
  • Air, Compressed. See Compressed Air; Pneumatic
  • — Compressor, Axial-Flow, Ten-Stage, for
  • 8-ft. by 8-ft. Supersonic, Variable-Density Wind Tunnel, 221
  • Centrifugal, Radial-Flow, for 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Alternator Unit, 715, 727*
  • for 10,000-h.p. Continuous Supersonic Wind Tunnel, 798*
  • Diaphragm, “ Compton,” for Supplying Oil-Free Air (Dawson, McDonald and Dawson, Ltd.), 542*
  • Improved, of British Internal-Combustion Engine Research Association, 189* New Trends in, 258
  • '250,000-cub. ft., for Oxygen Production Plant, 122*
  • Plant for Belgian Aircraft Factory (Williams and James (Engineers), Ltd.), 665 Air Compressor, Refrigerator, Two-Cylinder, for High-Altitude Laboratory for Testing Aircraft Pressure-Cabin Systems, 699*
  • Surface and Underground (Reciprocating Types) (Books), 589
  • Turbo, Turbomeca Palouste, 803*
  • — Conditioning, Coupling for Cooling Hot-
  • Air Fans (Spooner Dryer and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 545*
  • and Fume Removal (Trade Publication), 589
  • Grille for, “ Deflecto Grille ” (R. Crit- tall and Co., Ltd.), 538*
  • Temperature-Control Equipment for (Trade Publication), 76
  • Unit (Scientaire, Ltd.), 643*
  • Units for New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee (Mellor, Bromley and Co., Ltd.), 252*
  • and Ventilating Plant for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Thermotank, Ltd.), 354
  • Air Control Installations, Ltd., “ Electro- Klean ” Mechanical and Electrostatic Air Filter, 704*
  • — Draught System, Balanced, for Fuel Con
  • servation in Shell Boilers (T. Ashworth and Co., Ltd.), 480*
  • — Dryer, Portable, “ Lee Moisture Master ” (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Filter, Mechanical and Electrostatic (Ameri
  • can Air Filter Co.), 704*
  • Paper, “ Absolute,” for Very Fine Dusts (Vokes, Ltd.), 607*
  • — Flow, Pulsating, Metering of, 17*. See
  • LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • — Force, Royal. See Aeronautics
  • — and Gas, Town’s, Flange Joints in: Flame
  • proof Electric Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493
  • — Heater, Oil-Fired, for Industrial Premises
  • (A. G. Greaves and Son, Ltd.). 182*
  • — Liquid, Gas Refrigerating Machine for
  • Manufacture of (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 513*
  • — Ministry, See Aeronautics
  • — and Paint Preheaters (Atlas Diesel Co.,
  • Ltd.), 47
  • i— Pollution Control, 232
  • the Growth of Public Opinion, by Sir H. Beaver, 332
  • See also Atmospheric; Smoke Abatement
  • — Screws. See Propellers under Aeronautics
  • — Steam and Gas Power, by W. H. Severns,
  • H. E. Degler and J. C. Miles (Book), 334
  • — See also Atmosphere
  • Aircraft. See Aeronautics
  • — Carriers. See Aeronautics
  • — Establishment, Royal. See Aeronautics “Airmax” Axial-Flow Fans (A.K. Fans,
  • Ltd.), 571*
  • Airscrew Co., and Jiowood, Ltd., “ Weyroc ” Chip-Board from Wood Waste, 168
  • “ Airsonic ” Industrial Stethoscope (Trade Publication), 367
  • “ Airtowel ” Steam-Heated Face and Hand Dryer (Trade Publication), 754
  • Airwork, Ltd., Atlantic Freight Service, 290
  • Aiton and Co., Ltd., Girder Clip Assemblies (Trade Publication), 9
  • A.K. Fans, Ltd., “ Airmax ” Axial-Flow Fans, 571*
  • Albright and Wilson, Ltd., “ Micromet” Treatment for Cooling-Water Systems (Trade Publication), 493
  • Albu, A., on Investments, 518
  • Alexander, H. J., on High-Speed Tunnelling Methods Used in Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, Scotland, 702*
  • Algeciras, Spain, Radio Telephone Link with Ceuta, North Africa, 463
  • Allen, J.T., the Late, 459
  • Allen, W. H., Sons and Co., Ltd., 50-kW Turbine-Driven Generating Set for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” 285; 600-kW
  • Generators for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354
  • Allgemeine Elektricitats Gesellschaft, AEG Manual (Book), 428
  • Allibone, Dr. T. E., on Nuclear Power—Electricity from Uranium, 1
  • Allis-Chalmers, 204-h.p. “ HD 21 ” Crawler Tractor, 742*
  • Allowances in Machine Work. See Gauges Alloys. See Metallurgy; Microphotographs Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, Scotland, High-Speed Tunnelling Methods Used in, 702*
  • Allweather Paints, Ltd., Alkali-Resistant Paint for Concrete Floors, 539
  • “ Alouette II ” Turbine-Powered Helicopter (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Est), 802*
  • Alternating Current. See Electric
  • — Stress. See Fatigue under Test (Materials)
  • Alternators. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • — Sine-Wave, for Testing and Calibration
  • (Trade Publication), 201
  • Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of Rod Gaps and Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Aluminium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — and Aluminium Alloys, Rolled, Extruded
  • and Drawn, Control of Quality in Heat- Treatment of, 497, 529
  • — and Aluminium Alloys Subjected to Fatigue
  • Stresses, Influence of Sub-Structure on Slip Observed in, 471
  • — Applications of (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Centenary of, as a Commercial Metal,
  • Exhibition, 164, 683
  • — Consumption Prices, 42*
  • — and Copper Rod and Wire, Heat-Treatment
  • and Finishing Operations in Production of, 497, 529
  • — Development Association, Manufacture of
  • Integral Structures, 145. See 68, 104; Exhibition of Centenary of Aluminium as a Commercial Metal, 164, 683; Scholarship for Research on Light Alloys in Shipbuilding, 316; Machining Aluminium (Book), 621
  • — Fatigue Process in, Observations on, 471
  • Aluminium, Hard Soldering of, “ Thesscal ” Process for (Sheffield Smelting Co., Ltd.), 671*
  • — Importation of, Abolition of Licences for,
  • 625
  • — Machining of (Book), 621
  • — Pigment Coating, “ Serviron,” for Preven
  • tion of Corrosion (Xzit (G.B.), Ltd.), 774
  • — Soldering Tool for (Belark Tool and Stamping
  • Co., Ltd.), 639*
  • — Sprayed, Protection of Iron and Steel by,
  • British Standard on, 500
  • — Spraying, “ Schori ” Metal-Spraying Pro
  • cess for, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • Aluminium Union, Ltd., Applications of Aluminium (Trade Publication), 9; Cinema Film “ Kitimat Story ” on Kemano- Kitimat Hydro-Electric Scheme, 686
  • — Use in Building Construction (Trade Publi
  • cation), 40
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Aluminum, Ltd., Annual Report, 551 Ambler, J., Ltd., New Factory for Production of Worsted Yarn at Peterlee, 251*
  • America. See United States; Latin America,
  • — Strong, Standards for (Book), 233 American Air Filter Co., “ Electro-Klean ”
  • Mechanical and Electrostatic Air Filter, 704*
  • American Engineering Co., Deck Machinery for Peruviau Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” 285
  • — Navy. See United States under Warships
  • — Shipbuilding Industry, Position in, 130
  • — Society of Mechanical Engineers. See
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • for Testing Materials. See Testing
  • — Standards Association, Fifth National Con
  • ference on Standards, Proceedings (Book), 233
  • — Trade Unions and Automation, 326
  • — See also United States
  • Ames Crosta Mills and Co., Ltd., Treatment of Trade Effluents (Trade Publication), 754
  • “ Ammonax ” Coatings for Dyeline Reproduction of Drawings (Trade Publication), 41
  • Amplidyne, 2-5-kW, 200-volt, Direct-Current Generator for Instructional Purposes (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 184*
  • Analyser, Network for Solution of Asynchronous Performance of Salient-Pole Synchronous Machines, 759*
  • Analysis, Chemical, Electrical Titration Apparatus (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 514
  • Recording X-Ray Diffractometer for, 505*
  • Vapour-Phase Chromatography, Apparatus for (Griffin and George, Ltd.), 795*
  • — of Deformation. Vol. II: Experiment and
  • Applied Theory, by K. Swainger (Book), 41
  • — of Deformation: Vol. I: Mathematical
  • Theory; Vol. II: Experiment and Applied Theory, by K. Swainger (Review), 721
  • — and Separation of Gases and Volatile
  • Liquids, Vapour-Phase Chromatograph for (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 513*
  • — and Separation of Petroleum Products,
  • Distillation Column for (Glass Developments), 796
  • — Spectrochemical, Equipment for (Trade
  • Publication), 169
  • Anderson, Sir A., the Late, 752
  • Anderson, M. E., the Late, 37
  • “ Anderson ” Ruling Pen with Reservoir Handle (Vetry, Ltd.), 676
  • Andersons, A., and Sons, Ltd., Lighting and Power Cabling for Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599
  • Angel Truck Co., Ltd., “ Trolliped ” Brake for Sack Trolleys, 606*
  • Anglian Building Products, Ltd., Tests on Reduction of Number of Wires in Pre- stressed-Concrete Beams. 445*
  • Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd. See British Petroleum Co., Ltd.
  • Angus, G., and Co., Ltd., Eccentric Elliptical Spur Gears for Tin-Plate Shearing Machine, 641*
  • Annealing. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • Annee Ferroviaire, 1955, Annual Report of French Railways, 499, 518
  • Antifoaming Agents, Use of Silicones as, 791 Anti-Freeze Solution for' Concrete (Trade Publication), 41
  • “ Antoinette ” Monoplane, Presentation to Science Museum by Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., 685
  • “ APA ” 3-Bladed Propeller Fan (K. Blackman, Ltd.), 575*
  • Appleyard, Gen. K. C., on Automation, 291 Apprenticeship. See Education; Labour A.P.V. Co., Ltd., Pasteurising Equipment for Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden, 608
  • Arbalete Catapult for Launching Aircraft (Societe des Forges et Ateliers du Creusot) 435*
  • Arbitration in Labour Disputes. See Labour; Labour Notes
  • Arc. See Furnace; Welding
  • Arc Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Welding AntiSpatter Paint, 59
  • Archer, S., on Torsional Vibration Damping Coefficients for Marine Propellers, 594
  • Archimedes-Diehl-Machine Co., Ltd., “ Vi- dento ” Progress Control Indicator, 414*
  • Architects, Naval. See Naval Architects ARCON Group, 100th Luncheon of, 556 Argentina, Investments in, 454
  • “ Argonaut ” Welding Process, Application to Carbon Steels, 211
  • “ Ark Royal,” H.M. Aircraft Carrier, Acceptance Trials of, 315
  • Armament Production for NATO, Report, 129 Armature Winding, Practical, by A. H. Avery, (Book), 493
  • Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., Development of “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 79*, 317*; “ Screamer ” Rocket Motor, 645
  • ENGINEERING, VOL. 179 (1955)
  • Armstrong Whitworth, Sir W. G., Aircraft, Ltd., 10,000-h.p., Mach-Number Range 0-3-3-0, Continuous Supersonic Wind Tunnel, 779, 797*. See also vol. 180
  • Arnold H., and Sons, Ltd., Skelton Grange Power Station, 512*
  • Arpic Engineering, Ltd., Award of Cash Prizes for Design of Mining or Contracting Machinery, 519
  • Arterial Roads. See Roads
  • Artias Power Station, Spain, 36-MVA Alternator for (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • Arts, Patronage by Shell Petroleum Co., 97. See LETTER, 261
  • Arts, Royal Society of, Sir George Birdwood Memorial Lecture on City of Chandigarh and its Place in the Five-Year Plan, by
  • E. M. Fry and J. B. Drew, 161; Railway Policy in the Netherlands, by F. Q. den Hollander, 167; Recent Developments in Deep-Sea Diving, by Sir R. H. Davis, 461; Trueman Wood Lecture on New Ways of Flying, by Maj. O. Stewart, 631*; Commonwealth Section: Morley Lecture on Northern Rhodesia Copper Industry, by
  • R. L. Prain, 34
  • Ash-Handling Plant at Skelton Grange Power Station (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 511
  • — Pulverised-Fuel, Use as Substitute for
  • Cement in Harbour Works at Aden, 222
  • Ashford Common Pumping Station with Gas-
  • Turbine Stand-By Plant, 740*
  • Ashmore, Benson, Pease and Co., Ltd., Annual Report, 290; Dry Gasholders (Trade Publication), 396
  • Ashworth, T., and Co., Ltd., Balanced AirDraught System for Fuel Conservation in Shell Boilers, 480*
  • Asia, Railways in, Use of Diesel Locomotives on, 162
  • Aslib, Annual General Meeting and Elections to Council, 752
  • Assembly Trays, Interlocking (Trade Publication), 138
  • Associated Electrical Industries, Chairman’s Report, 422
  • Associated Electrical Industries—John Thompson Group of Companies Organisation for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Associated Engineering Holdings Companies, Production of Motor-Car Components, 67
  • Associated Fisheries, Ltd., Annual Report, 746 Association, British. See British Association
  • — of Bronze and Brass Founders, Report on
  • Shell Moulding Process, by J. L. Rice (Book), 621
  • — Engineering. See Institutions
  • Astral Switchgear, Ltd., Fuse Switches for 660-volt Supplies, 381
  • Astronomy, Brightness of Stars, 403
  • — Field, and Surveying, Solution of Problems
  • in, by H. W. Stephenson (Book), 428
  • Atherton, T. G. F., on Miniature Circuit- Breakers, 143
  • Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances, Ltd., Motor-Driven Cutter for Peat and Silage, 30*
  • Atlantic Liners. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd., Air and Paint Preheaters, 47
  • “ Atlas ” Fluorescent Tubes (Trade Publication), 396
  • Atmospheric Pollution, Government Measure on, 162
  • See also Air Pollution; Smoke Abatement “ Atomat ” Instrument for Measuring Thickness Variation in Paper, Rubber and Plastics Sheets (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • Atomic Bomb, Survival and You: Protection for People, Buildings, Equipment, by
  • F. N. Severud and A. F. Merrill (Review), 788
  • — Energy, Anglo-French Agreement on Ex
  • change of Information on, 618
  • and its Applications, by J. M. A. Lenihan (Review), 427
  • Authority, United Kingdom, Plans for New Nuclear Power Stations, 240*. See 225; Exhibition “Atoms for Peace,” 716; and Atomic Energy Commission, Danish, Agreement for Joint Programme of Research and Development, 769; Announcement of Plans for Six Further Atomic Reactors, 782; Technological Irradiation Group Research and Advice Organisation, Formation of, 782
  • in Canada, 560
  • Commission, Danish, and United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Agreement for Joint Programme of Research and Development, 769
  • Peaceful Uses of, Exhibition and International Conference, 651, 716
  • Plants, Developments in, 59*
  • Research Establishment, Isotopes Division, Exhibition Demonstrating Uses, of Radioactive' Isotopes, 237; Engineering Services at, 270; Conference on Electro- magnetically-Enriched Isotopes, Arrangements for, 321; Vacuum Cleaner for Radioactive Dust for (Hoover, Ltd.), 645*; Harwell, by K. E. B. Jay (Book), 787
  • — and Nuclear Physics, by H. Semat (Book),
  • 175; (Review), 427
  • — Power Plant, Export of, 651
  • — Reactors, Announcement of Plans for Six
  • New, 782
  • “ Audio ” Audible Indication System for Aircraft Deck Landings (Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine and Royal Aircraft Establishment), 338
  • Audio Frequency Power Measurements (Book), 76
  • “Auris,” M.S., Oil Tanker, 5,5OO-h.p, Gas Turbine for, 66
  • Australia, National Development Department, Resources of Murray Valley (Book), 266
  • — Restriction of Imports, 390
  • Australian Railways, Electrification of Main Line Between Sydney and Lithgow (British Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd.), 481
  • Auto Diesels Ltd., Vehicle-Servicing Unit (Trade Publication), 297
  • “ Auto-Mobile ” Filing and Storage System (Compactus-Ingold), 415*
  • Autogenous Welding. See Welds and Welding Automatic Coil Winder and Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd., Instrument Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • — Control Applied to Weighing and Mixing,
  • 780
  • Applied to Process Industries, 780
  • — Discontinuous, by I. Fliigge-Lotz (Review), 525
  • in an Oil Refinery, 780
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Operation, History of, 780
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Stokers. See Stokers
  • Automatic Telephone and Electric Co., Ltd., School of Electronics, 506
  • — Transfer Machines in Motor-Car Factories,
  • 780
  • Automation, American Motor Industry Employees Demands for Security Against, 582
  • — and American Trade Unions, 326
  • — Committee on, Formation of by Produc
  • tion Engineering Research Association, 291
  • — Company Reports Showing Trends in, 614
  • — Development in Aeronautics, 652
  • — Institution of Production Engineers Sum
  • mer Conference on, Margate, Programme for, 291
  • — London Press Exchange Booklet on, 713.
  • See 747
  • — Political and Economic Planning Views on,
  • 747. See 713
  • — Views of Iron and Steel Trades Confedera
  • tion on,519
  • — What Does it Mean ? Institution of Pro
  • duction Engineers Conference on, 780. See 713, 747
  • Automobiles. See Motor Cars
  • “ Autorex ” Labelling Machine (Rawsons (Labelling Machines), Ltd., 415*
  • Auxiliary Machinery, Marine. See Marine
  • Avery, W. and T., Ltd., Industrial Weighing Machines, 541; Universal, Hydraulically- Operated Testing Machine, 541*; Tensile Testing Machine, 541*
  • Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Medicine, Royal Air Force Institute of,
  • Man-Carrving Centrifuge at. 662*
  • Avica Equipment, Ltd., Swivel Coupling for High-Pressure Hydraulic Systems, 506*
  • Avon Colliery, South Wales, Electric Winding Gear for, 186*
  • Avro Vulcan Delta-Wing Bomber Aircraft, Installation of ll,000-lb.-Thrust “Olympus 101 ” Turbo-Jet Engine in, 187*
  • Awards, National, for Ideas on Productivity, 289
  • Axle, Rear, Motor-Car, Machine for Welding End-Flanges on, 441*
  • Ayre, Amos, the Man and His Work, by Sir M. E. Denny, 482
  • Ayre, Sir W., on Prices in Shipbuliding Industry, 163. See 3
  • BABCOCK and WILCOX, LTD., Cinema Film “ Home and Away,” 357. See LETTER, 425; Ash-Handling Plant at Skelton Grange Power Station, 511; Annual Report, 615; Heat Exchanger for 2,500- kW Gas-Turbo-Altemator Unit, 715, 727*; Preheater for Franco-Crosti Boiler of Locomotive for British Railways, 767*; Transporter for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806
  • Babcock and Wilcox-English Electric Group of Companies for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Baffles and Soot Blowers for Reducing Flue- Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278*
  • Baghdad, Prefabricated Television Station at (Pye, Ltd.), 450*
  • Bailey Bridge, Prefabricated Steel Decking for (T. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 640*
  • Bailey Bridging (Trade Publication), 106 Bailey, R., on Italy’s State-Controlled Industries, 491
  • Bakelite, Ltd.. Radio Receiver of Copper-Clad Bakelite, 570*; Cinema Film “To Shape To-morrow ” on Plastics Products, 724
  • Baker, Perkins, Ltd., Grinding Machine for Large Bearing Races, 90*
  • Bakewell Factory of D. P. Battery Co., Ltd., Replacement of Water Wheels by Water Turbine, 684*
  • Balancing, Dynamic, Equipment for Testing High-Speed Turbo-Alternators (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 319*
  • — Machine, Dynamic (E.M.I. Electronics,
  • Ltd.), 302*
  • Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd., “ Atomat ” Instrument for Measuring Thickness Variations in Paper, Rubber and Plastics Sheets, 190*
  • Baldwin Lima-Hamilton Corp., Hydraulic Turbines (Trade Publication), 558
  • Bale, E. S.. on Creep and Fatigue Properties of Some Wrought Complex Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • Balfour, Beatty and Co., Ltd., 2,500-kW Gas- Turbo-Alternator for Nairobi South, 715, 727
  • Ball Bearings. See Bearings
  • — Mill, Cement, 1,200-h.p. Coaxial Reduction
  • Gearbox for (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 28*
  • High-Output (Trade Publication), 754 Banbury Works of Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd., Modernisation Scheme for, 342
  • Band Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • — Saws. See Saws under Machine Tools
  • Bangkok, Fourth Session of Inland Transport Committee of United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and Far East, Discussion of Railway Problems in Asia, 162. See Erratum, 532
  • Bank Rate, Increase of, 258
  • — World, Loan to Finance Communications
  • in East Africa, 358
  • Bankers, Institute of, Presidential Address by Sir G. Erskine, on Finance for Industry, 650
  • Bannister, Prof. C. O., the Late, 264
  • Bar Cutting-off Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Prestressing, “ Deformed ” (McCalls Macal-
  • loy, Ltd.), 120
  • Bardgett, W. E., on Causes of Variable Creep Strength in Carbon Steel, 691
  • Barometer, Mercury, Pressure Measurement with (Book), 334
  • “ Baroudeur ” Trolley for Ground Run and Take-Off of Aircraft, 436*
  • Barrel-Finishing Process for Metal Articles (Trade Publication), 267
  • Barrows, D. J., Removal of 1,300-ton Submarine “ Sea Wolf ” into Test Sphere, 477* Bartlett, Sir F., on Delay in Applications of Results of Research, 456
  • Barton Refinery of Manchester Oil Refinery, Ltd., Automatic Continuous Oil-Blending Plant at, 673*
  • “ Bartrev ” Chip-Board from Wood Waste (Vere Engineering Co., Ltd.), 168
  • Bateman. Dr. E. H., on Examinations, 520. See 389. See 588, 654
  • Bates and Bates, Ltd., Controllers for Resistance Welding (Trade Publication), 76; Electronic Controller for Power Circuits (Trade Publication), 559
  • Batteries. See Electric
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • Battersea Polytechnic, Engineering Research at, 65, 132, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • Baustatik, Einfuhrung in die, by E. Chwalla (Book), 493
  • Baxter, Prof. A. D., on Prospects and Problems of Rocket Propulsion for Aircraft, 214*
  • “ BE25 ” 4,000-b.h.p., Two-Spool, Propeller- Turbine Aeroplane Engine (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 544*
  • Beacon Machine Tools, Ltd., Double-Ended Grinding Machine with Dust-Control Hoods, 504*
  • Beams, Elasticity of, Energy Theorems of Structural Analysis, 305*, 339*, 400*
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, Tests on Reduction
  • of Number of Wires in, by British Railways, 445*
  • — Sections, Shear Centre of, Experimental
  • Determination of, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • “ Beanstalk ” Quick-Folding Working Platform (Access Equipment, Ltd.), 478*
  • Beanstalk Shelving Ltd., Tiered Storage Unit, 604*
  • Bear, I. J., on Some Observations on Deformation of Zinc at High Temperatures, 563
  • Bearings, Ball and Roller (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Journal, Oil Film Extent in, by J. A. Cole
  • and C. J. Hughes, 530*
  • — — Whirling of, 243*. See 227, 237*
  • — Nylon, Metal-Backed (Nylacore Corpora
  • tion), 30
  • — Oil Whirl in, 227, 237*. See 243*
  • — Races, Large, Grinding Machine for, 90*
  • — Trunnion, Air-Lubricated, for High-Pre
  • cision Electric Dynamometer, 628*
  • Beaver, Sir H., on Air Pollution: the Growth of Public Opinion, 332
  • “ Beckford,” H.M. Seaward Defence Boat, Launch of, 667
  • Bedford, National Aeronautical Establishment, Wind Tunnels at, 220*, 252*
  • Beilby, Sir G., Memorial Awards, 431
  • Belark Tool and Stamping Co., Ltd., Soldering Tool for Aluminium, 639*
  • Belbin, Dr. E., on Industrial Training Problems1, 456
  • Beige de Constructions Aeronautiques, S.A., Air-Compressor Plant, 665
  • Bell, Sir E. A. S., the Late, 72 ’
  • Bell, R. L., on Some Observations on Deformation of Zinc at High Temperatures, 563
  • Bell “ VTOL ” Aircraft, Vertical-Take-Off, Design Aspects of, 737*
  • Bell “ XV-3 ” Aircraft with Helicopter Take- Off,” §3®*
  • Belmos Co., Ltd., Flameproof Switchgear (Trade Publication), 106
  • Belt Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • Belting, V-Link (Trade Publication), 493
  • B. E.N. Patents, Ltd., Portable Spray Painter (Trade Publication), 76; Fittings for Compressed Air Lines (Trade Publication), 559; Extension Tube for Spray Gun, 638
  • Bench Trays, Interlocking (Trade Publication), 138
  • Benjamin Electric, Ltd., Outdoor Lighting Equipment (Trade Publication), 621
  • Beresford, J.. and Son, Ltd., “ Hydro-Ejector ” Attachment for Increasing Suction Lift of Pumps, 672*
  • Berlin-Charlottenburg University, Problems in Statics Awaiting Solution, by Prof. E. Chwalla (Book), 526
  • “ Besco ” Sheet-Metal Working Machines (Trade Publication), 138
  • Best, A. T., the Late, 656
  • Betrachtungen uber Theorie und Anwendung von Verbundkonstruktionen, by K. Sattler (Book), 526
  • Betteridge, Dr. W., on Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of Wrought Nickel and Nickel Alloys, 498, 529
  • Bevel Gears. See Gears
  • “ Beverley ” Transport Aircraft, Maiden Flight of (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 187
  • Bezier, P., on Motor-Car Factories Using Automatic Transfer Machines, 780
  • Bibliography of Colour Television, Supplement, 1955 (Book), 787
  • Bibliography of Control Engineering, by R. H. Macmillan, 687
  • — on Flexure Devices, by P. J. Geary (Book),
  • 201
  • — and Index on Dynamic Pressure Measure
  • ment, by W. G. Brombacher and T. W. Lashof (Book), 558
  • — to Literature on Semi-Conducting Materials
  • and Transistors (Trade Publication), 233
  • Bicycles. See Cycles and Motor Cycles
  • Bigford, H. M., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Bigwood, J., and Son, Ltd., Hydraulic Stretch- Flattening Machine for Large Sheets and Plates, 282*
  • Billets, Heavy, “ Manipulator ” Mechanical- Handling Machine for (Head, Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd., and Salem-Brosius, Inc.), 412*
  • Billig, Dr. E., on Growth Twins in Crystals of Low-Co-ordination Number, 563
  • Binary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy Bird, J. F., on Proving Performance of Circuit- Breakers, with Particular Reference to Those of Large Breaking Capacity, 432
  • Birdwood Memorial Lecture on City of Chandigarh and its Place in Five-Year Plan, by E. M. Fry and J. B. Drew, 161
  • Birkenhead Works of Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., Grease Plant at, 121*
  • Birlec, Ltd., 12-ton Electric-Arc Furnace for Roll-Making Foundry, 152*; Moisture Adsorbers (Trade Publication), 621
  • Birmingham City, Abstract of Statistics (Book), 266
  • — Exchange and Engineering Centre, Exhi
  • bition Demonstrating Uses of Radioactive Isotopes, 237
  • — Museum of Science and Industry, New
  • Transport Section, 4*
  • Birthday Honours List, 749
  • Bishop, W. F., the Late, 586
  • “ Bittern ” Scarifying Machine for Removal of Grease from Factory Floors (Cimex- Fraser Tuson, Ltd.), 204
  • Bitumen Emulsion for Roads, Recommendations for Use of, Specification, 201
  • — Protected Metal Roofing Sheets, Fire
  • Risk Tests on, 379
  • “ Bitumetal ” Aluminium Decking for Roof of New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 251*
  • Bituminous Coatings (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Materials, Road Construction. See Roads Black Liquor Waste from Pulping Process,
  • Recovery Unit for (Combustion-Engineering Superheater Co., Inc.), 756*
  • Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., Maiden Flight of “ Beverley ” Transport Aircraft, 187; Presentation of “Antoinette” Monoplane to Science Museum, 685
  • Blackman, K., Ltd., Guard for Fan, 222*; “APA” 3-Bladed Propeller Fan, 575*
  • Blackstone, P. L., on Mixed Thermal-Hydro- Electric Systems, 60
  • Blades, Turbine, Comparator for Measuring Pitch Errors in Serrations on Roots of, 625*
  • Microscope for Examination of (Taylor, Taylor and Hobson. Ltd.), 514*
  • — of 100-kW Wind-Driven Generator (de
  • Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 371*. See 359 Blaengwynfi, South Wales, Electric Winding Gear for Avon Colliery, 186*
  • Blair, Dr. J. S., on Thickness of High-Temperature Steam Pipes, 205*; on Thick- Walled Cylinders under Internal Pressure, 230. See 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • Blast Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Blaw-Knox Co., Steel Floor Grating with Serrated Bearing Bars, 189*
  • Blaw Knox, Ltd., Contractors’ Plant (Trade Publication), 106; i-cub. yd. Shovel for Excavators and Cranes (Trade Publication), 169; Annual Report, 486; Steel Shutterwork (Trade Publication), 621
  • Bldriot Lecture, 8th, on Making Aeroplanes Independent of Runways, by G. Hereil, 435*
  • Blickvac Engineering, Ltd., Vacuum and Pressure Impregnation (Trade Publication), 621
  • Blount, R. W., on Importance of Part-Time Course in Training the Professional Engineer, 360
  • Blow-Pipe. See Welding Torch
  • Blower, Gas-Turbo-driven, for Blast-Furnace Service, 623
  • — Grain, Adaptation for Drying Grain
  • (Scottish Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd.), 637
  • — Rotary, Positive (Trade Publication), 396
  • — Soot, and Baffles for Reducing Flue-Dust
  • Deposit in Boilers, 278*
  • “ Bluenose.” Canadian Ferry, Oil-Operated Gearboxes in (Modern Wheel Drive, Ltd.), 603*
  • Blyth, Northumberland, New Power Station at, 331
  • Board, Insulation, for Building (Trade Publication), 138
  • — of Trade, Increased Renewal Fees for
  • Patents and Designs Registrations, 187; Overseas Trade Fairs, Hints for Exhibitors (Book), 454, 589
  • Boat, Flying. See Aeronautics
  • — Motor. See Motor Boat
  • — and Ship Builder Annual Review, 1955
  • (Book), 5.89
  • — Submarine. See Warships
  • Boddy Roofing Co., Ltd., Asbestos Sheeting for Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599
  • Bodson, J., et Fils, “ Endoscope ” for Inspection of Inaccessible Parts (Trade Publication), 41
  • Boeing Aircraft Corp., Use of Lee-McCall System of Prestressing Concrete in Design of Warehouse for, 190; Contract for KC-135 Long-Range Jet Aircraft for U.S. Air Force, 327
  • Bogies for Electric Locomotives, Design of, 77
  • — See also Trucks
  • Boiler, Chain Grate with Long Heat Release for, Investigations on, 770*
  • — Combined Waste-Heat and Oil-Fired,
  • Foster Wheeler, for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 353
  • — Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Dampers, Electrically-Operated Actuator
  • for (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 642*
  • — Domestic, “ Heatmaster ” for Space Heat
  • ing, Water Heating and Cooking (Radiation, Ltd.), 612*
  • — Economic, Baffles and Soot Blowers for
  • Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in, 278*
  • — Feed Water. See Feed and Water
  • Water Softening. See Water Softening
  • — Fired by Solids from Recovered Liquor
  • Waste at Pulp and Paper Mill of Bowater Paper Corporation, Calhoun, 756*
  • — Furnaces. See Furnace and Stoker
  • — Gas or Oil-Fired, “ Powermaster ” (G.W.B.
  • Furnaces, Ltd.), 541
  • Boiler and General Insurance Co., Ltd., National, Failure of Welded Oil-Storage Tank (Book), 366
  • — Lancashire, Baffles and Soot Blowers for
  • Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in, 278* at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, Modifications to, 644*. See 613
  • — Locomotive, Franco-Crosti System of
  • Feed-Water Preheating for, 747, 766* Investigations on Stoking of, 770 See also Locomotive
  • — Oil-Fired, Cylindrical, for Peruvian Oil
  • Tanker ?“ Sechura ” (J. I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd.), 285
  • Fired, Injection of Oil into, Safety Control of (Power and Ventilation, Ltd.), 736 Fired, Safety Requirements for Fire Protection in, by R. E. Whillock, 730
  • — Plant and Furnaces, Control Instruments
  • for, Exhibition, 232
  • Willington “A” Power Station, Television Equipment for, 158*
  • — for Roosecote Power Station (Yarrow &
  • Co., Ltd.), 706
  • — Sectional, for Testing Small Mechanical
  • Stokers, 770
  • — Shell, Balanced Air-Draught System for
  • Fuel Conservation in (T. Ashworth and Co., Ltd.), 480*
  • — Stoker-Fired, for East Yelland Power
  • Station (J. Thompson Water Tube Boilers, Ltd.), 534
  • — Water-Tube, Stoker-Fired, for Churk
  • Cement Factory, India (J. Thompson Water Tube Boilers, Ltd.), 638
  • Tube, Yarrow, for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 352*
  • Bollen, P. W., on Salary Ranges of Technical Staff for British Railways, 619. See LETTERS, 553, 654
  • Bolts, Prestressed, in Steel Structures, by
  • O. Steinhardt and K. Mohler (Book), 493
  • — Screws. Nuts and Rivets, Year Book on
  • (Trade Publication), 527
  • Bomb, Survival and You: Protection for People, Buildings, Equipment, by F. N. Severud and A. F. Merrill (Review), 788
  • Bombay, Oil Refinery at, Completion of
  • (Burmah-Shell Refineries, Ltd.), 444 Bombing Aeroplane. See Aircraft under Aeronautics
  • Bonding, Adhesive, of Metals, by G. Epstein (Review), 137
  • — Material, Foundry, and Ground Silica
  • (Trade Publication), 657
  • Bone, A. E., the Late, 688
  • Bones. J. A., on Strength of Thick-Walled Cylinders, 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520. 553*, 654
  • Bonus System. See Labour
  • Books Received, 9, 41, 76, 105, 137, 175, 201, 233, 266, 298, 334, 366, 396, 428, 493, 526, 558, 589, 621, 657, 689, 721, 754, 787
  • — Reviews, 9, 39, 75, 105, 137, 169, 234, 265.
  • 297. 333, 365, 395, 427, 460, 492, 525, 557, 588, 620. 656 687, 721, 753, 788
  • Boosey and Hawkes, Ltd., Battery-Operated Tape Recorder (Trade Publication), 41 Booth, H. C., the Late, 72*
  • Booth, J., and Sons (Bolton), Ltd., All-Steel
  • Derrick Pole, 16
  • Boreham Wood, Research and Development
  • Centre of J. Laing and Son, Ltd., at, 555
  • Borelius, C. J., on Post-Graduate Courses in
  • Chemical Engineering, 360
  • Borneo, North, Aluminium Motor Lighter for (Fairmile Construction Co., Ltd.), 53
  • Boro’ Laboratories and Appliance Co., Ltd., “ Condesco ” Drip Regulator (Trade Publication), 297
  • Bostock, W., on Researches and Factors Affecting Electroprecipitation, 625
  • Boston Deep Sea Fishing and Ice Co., Ltd., Motor Trawler, “ Princess Anne,” 29*
  • Bottling Plant, Milk, of Express Dairy Co. at South Morden, 608*
  • Bourdon Tools, Ltd., Variable-Speed Gearboxes (Trade Publication), 657
  • Bourgeois, P. J., on Application of Automatic Control to Weighing and Mixing of Raw Materials, 780
  • Bourke Lectureship, Foundation of, by Faraday Society, 321
  • Bournemouth, Health Congress at, 321 Boustead, J. C., on Optimum Sizes of Railway
  • Wagons, 751. See 347*
  • Bovis, Ltd., New Factory for J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 251*
  • Bowater Building Boards, Ltd., Insulation Boards for Building (Trade Publication), 138
  • Bowater Paper Corporation, Recovery Process for Liquor Waste at Pulp and Paper Mill, Calhoun, 756*
  • Bowen, I. G., on Single and Multi-Combustion Systems for Gas Turbines, 66
  • Boxes, Rigid, and Cartons Industry, Review of Productivity in, Report, 227; (Book), 558
  • Boxford Windmill, Annular Sail for, 39* Boyce, Sir L., the Late, 718
  • “ B.P. Haulier,” Oil Tanker with Voith- Schneider Propulsion, Launch of (J. Pollock Sons and Co., Ltd.), 578*
  • Bradbury, C. H., on Some Practical Aspects of
  • Engine Noise, 784 Bradley, J., the Late, 752 Bradshaw, J. K., the Late, 101 Braithwaite, R., on Increasing Life of Bandsaws, 520. See 443*
  • Brake for Sack Trolleys, “ Trolliped ” (Angel Truck Co., Ltd.), 606*
  • — See also Dynamometer
  • Braking System, Dynamic, for Electric Winding Gear for Avon Colliery (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 186*
  • Brammer, H., and Co., Ltd., V-Link Belting (Trade Publication), 493
  • Brancker Memorial Lecture, Institute of Transport, on Influence on Civil Aviation of Some Current Researches, by Sir A. Hall, 250*
  • Brand, A., on High-Speed Diesel Engines Used as Prime Movers in Rail Vehicles with Different Types of Transmission, 720 Brand, C., and Sons, Ltd., Coal Jetty for East Yelland Power Station, 534*
  • Brass and Bronze Casting Industry, Review of Productivity in (Review), 395; (Book), 396
  • Founders, Association of, Report on Shell Moulding Process, by J. L. Rice (Book), 621
  • — Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • Brault, P. G. A., Angus L. Macdonald Bridge,
  • Canada, 476*
  • Brazil, Investments in, 454 Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Plant, Rock-
  • Tunnelling Record at, 29 Breakdowns. See Accidents Breguet, Louis, Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation, “ Deux Ponts ” Military- Transport Aircraft, 802; “Integral” Military-Freight Aircraft with Short Take-Off Run, 802
  • Bremner, D. A., the Late, 230 Brentford Electric, Ltd., “ Duotherm ” Domestic Heat Pump, 47*
  • Brentford Transformers, Ltd., Performance of Class H Transformers (Trade Publication), 9
  • Bricks, Fire. See Refractory Materials Brickwork of Blown-Out Blast Furnaces, Survey of Results of Examination of, by H. M. Richardson and G. R. Rigby (Book), 396
  • Bridges, Bailey (Trade Publication), 106 Prefabricated Steel Decking for (T.
  • Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 640*
  • — Bowstring, Open-Web, Prestressed-Cor.-
  • crete, at Gunthorpe, Nottingham, 536*
  • — Deck Systems, Studies of, by A. Short and
  • R. I. Lewis (Book), 657
  • — Girders, “ Schori ” Metal-Spraying Process
  • for Protection Against Corrosion of (Schori Metallising Process, Ltd.), 702. See LETTER, 751
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, at Kotri, Pakistan,
  • 190
  • Concrete, Tampa Bay, United States, 190
  • — Suspension, Angus L. Macdonald, Canada,
  • Opening of, 476*
  • Brighton, British Electrical Power Convention.
  • See British Electrical Power Convention “ Brightray ” Nickel-Chromium Alloy, Use for Coating Diesel-Engine Valves when Running on Boiler Oil (H. Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 384*
  • “ Brightray H ” Nickel-Chromium Alloy for High-Temperature Furnace Resistors (H. Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 381
  • Brisby, M. D. J., on Supply of Scrap to Open-
  • Hearth Furnaces, 661. See Addendum, 724
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Sparking Plug for Sleeve-Valve Engine, 85; Plastics Drop Tank for Service Aircraft, 183*; Production of 1 l,000-lb.-Thrust “Olympus 101 ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, 187*; “ BE25 ” Two-Spool, Propeller-Turbine Engine for “ Britannia ” Air Liners, 544*; Type Testing of “ Orpheus ” Turbojet Aeroplane Engine, 705*
  • “ Britannia ” Aircraft, “ BE25 ” Two-Spool, Propeller-Turbine Engine for (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 544*
  • British Agricultural Engineers, Institution of, Annual Luncheon, 521; Preparation of Safety Codes for Farm Machinery by East Anglian Centre, 794
  • British Aircraft Constructors, Society of, Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises (Book), 9; (Review), 492
  • British American Optical Co., Ltd., Diamond-Impregnated Tools (Trade Publication), 233; “ Centriforce ” Abrasive Powders (Trade Publication), 233

British Association :

  • Bristol Meeting:
  • Invitation for Papers by Young Engineers, 168
  • Programme, 491
  • See also vol. 183
  • British Bitumen Emulsions, Ltd., Anti-Freeze Solution for Concrete (Trade Publication), 41; Bituminous Coatings (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Bolt, Nut, Screw and Rivet Federation,
  • Year Book of (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Broadcasting Corporation, Extending-Mast
  • Mounted on Motor Vehicle for Outside Television Broadcasts, 248*; Very-High- Frequency Transmitting Station at Wrotham, 332, 582, 609; Site for Rosemarkie Television Station in North of Scotland, 524; Plans for Television in the Isle of Man, 636; Agreement with Electrical Trades Union, 711
  • British Building and Engineering Appliances, Ltd., “ No-Bolt ” Scaffolding (Trade Publication), 40; “No-Bolt” Sectional Scalfoldine (Trade Publication!. 4*13
  • — Cast Iron Research Association, System
  • for Control of Dust from Grinding Wheel, 504*
  • British Central Electrical Co., Ltd., Fluorescent Handlamps (Trade Publication), 41; Portable Electric Pump (Trade Publication), 76; Electrical Equipment (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Chambers of Commerce Manual, 1954-55
  • (Book), 266
  • — Chemical Plant Manufacturers’ Association,
  • Annual Report, 651. See LETTER, 717
  • — Coal Utilisation Research Association,
  • Baffle for Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278* ; Tests on Efficiency of Free-Standing Convector Fires, 469; Open Days, 515, 770*; Edwards Gla.s- Working Machine, 668*
  • — Coalfields, Future Developments of, 134,138
  • — Colonies, White Paper on Colonial Develop
  • ment and Welfare, 162
  • — Council, Scholarships to be Awarded for
  • Study Abroad, 172
  • — Directories, Current, 1955 (Book), 396
  • — Electrical and Allied Industries Research
  • Association, Technical Reports (Books), 76; Report on Cracking of Steam Pipes, 144; Behaviour of Cellulose Acetate Films Under Tropical Conditions, by N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266; Statistical Study of Variation in Performances in Tests of Experimental Unit with Axial Blast, by F. O. Mason (Book), 266; Effect of Series Resistance on Capacitative Spark Discharges, by H. G. Riddlestone (Book), 266; Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of Insulators and Rod Gaps, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Nomograms for Humidity Correction Factors of Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Blowing of Distribution System Fuses During Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller (Book), 266; Wind-Power Research Programme, 433*; Measurement of Soil Thermal Resistivities of Cable Ratings, 490; Flameproof Electrical Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Emission of Flame Through Flange Gaps, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Motion of Slow Electrons in Polar Materials, by S. Zienau (Book), 493; Case for Adoption of British Plastic Yield Test as Internationa) Electrotechnical Commission Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493; Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493; Onset of Breakdown in Gases Subject to Superposed Microwave and Unidirectional Electric Waves, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493; Annual Report, 586; Current Ratings for Paper-Insulated and Varnish-Cambric- Insulated Cables (Book), 621; Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621; Handbook on Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines (Book), 621
  • and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, Scholarships Available to British Students in Electrical Engineering, 426; Annual Report, 547
  • Development Association, Conference. See Electrical Development Association, British, Conference
  • Development Association, Installation of Electric Sockets (Trade Publication), 76; Cinema Film on Production Methods, 357. See LETTER, 425; Electricity in Homes (Trade Publication), 559; Annual Luncheon, 620; Tested Electrical Appliances (Trade Publication), 657
  • Power Convention, Brighton, 1955, Programme, 167
  • — Electricity Authority, Power Station Plant
  • Additions, 1954, 38; Tests of Electricity Supply Meters. 123; Thermal Storage Plant, 131. See LETTER, 200; Supply Statistics, 142, 231, 361; Television
  • Equipment at Willington “A” Power Station, 158*; Investment Programme, 171; Use of Pulverised-Fuel Ash from Littlebrook Power Station as Substitute for Cement in Harbour Works at Aden, 222; 200-MW Turbo-Alternator, for,
  • (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 291, 295; New Power Station at Blyth, Northumberland, 331; New Diesel-Electric Power Station in Montgomeryshire, 331; 100-kW Prototype Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*. See also Central Electricity Authority
  • Britisn Engine Boiler and Electrical Insurance Co., Ltd., Technical Report of (Review), 620
  • — European A'rways, Annual Report. 615
  • — Gear Mai.u.acturers’ Association, Buyers’
  • Guide (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Glass Industry Research Association,
  • Formation of, 619
  • — Industrial Measuring and Control Appara
  • tus Manufacturing Association, Annual Luncheon, 143; Exhibition on Control Instruments for Furnaces and Boiler Plant, 232
  • — Industries Fair, Exhibits at, 541*, 574*,
  • 604*, 640*, 683, 735, 774*
  • Federation of. See Federation
  • — Institute of Management, Case Study on
  • Three-Phase Circuit-Breakers, Circuit Interrupters and Safety Switches (Book), 266; Case Study on Farm Implements (Book), 298; Control of Stocks for Distribution (Book), 298; Centrifugal Pumps (Book), 396; Recruitment and Training of men for Managerial Positions (Book), 721
  • — Institution of Radio Engineers, Abstracts
  • of Institution Journal, 1939-54. 334
  • — Instrument Industries’ Exhibition, 779,
  • 795*. See also vol. 180
  • British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd., New Cables for Severn Tunnel, 382*; Cable Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570; Annual Report, 682; Television Downlead Cables Designed to Reduce Attenuation, 744
  • British Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd., Cable-Laying through Severn Tunnel, 382*; Electrification of Main Line Between Svdney and Lithgow, New South Wales, 481
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine Research Asso
  • ciation, Improved Air Compressor, 189*
  • — Interplanetary Society, Using Hydrogen
  • Peroxide, by A. V. Cleaver, 78; Liquid Oxygen as Rocket Propellant, by S. Allen, 78*
  • — Iron and Steel Federation, Statement on
  • “ Steel in 1955,” 36,-44; Cinema Film on Steel in" Shipbuilding, 61; Model of Steelworks, 134*; Cinema Film on Steelmaking, 357. See LETTER, 425
  • and Steel Research Association, Preventing Corrosion, 227; Prevention of Corrosion (Book), 233; Conference on Works Transport (Book), 298; Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and Other Bulk Materials, by Dr. H. R. Mills, 327, 347*. See LETTER 751; Flow- Meter for Granular Materials, by S. K. Dean,430*
  • British Jeffrey-Diamond Ltd., Rock Busters (Trade Publication), 335; Idler Rollers (Trade Publication), 657; Coal Crushers for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806
  • — Navy. See H.M. under Warships
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals Research Association,
  • Annual General Meeting and Luncheon 587; Open Days, 722
  • — Nuclear Energy Conference, Formation
  • by Professional Institutions, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • British Nylon Spinners, Ltd., Nylon Overalls and Boiler Suits, 478; Nylon Yarns (Trade Publication), 559
  • British Overseas Airways Corporation, “ Comet ” Mark 4 Aircraft for (de Havil- land Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 359
  • British Oxygen Co., Ltd., Application of “ Argonaut ” Welding Process to Carbon Steels, 211; Cinema Film “ The Argonaut Welding Process,” 357. See LETTER, 425; Annual Report, 682
  • British Oxygen Engineering Ltd., Plant Department at Edmonton, 99, 122*
  • British Oxygen Linde, Ltd., “ Tonnage ” Oxygen Plants of, 35
  • British Petroleum Co., Ltd., Proposed Plant for Production of Town Gas from Petroleum at Kent Oil Refinery, 385; Annual Report, 651; Distillation Column for Analysis of Petroleum Products, 796
  • — Plastics Exhibition and Convention, Exhi
  • bits at, 754
  • Federation, Surface Coating Resin Index (Book), 396
  • — — Year Book, 1955 (Book), 689
  • British Plimber, Ltd., “ Plimberite ” Chip- Board from Wood Waste, 168
  • British Polar Engines, Ltd., 850-h.p. Diesel- Engine for “Princess Anne,” 29; 630- b.h.p. Diesel Engines for M.S. “ Golden Bay”, 448
  • — Productivity Council, Review of Productiv
  • ity in Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry (Book), 76; Boxes and Cartons Industry, 227; National Cash Awards for Cutting Production Costs, 289; Review of Productivity in Bronze and Brass Casting Industry, 395; (Book), 396; Review of Productivity in Rigid Boxes and Cartons Industry (Book), 558; Handling of Materials (Book), 589; Work Study in Theory and Practice (Book), 657
  • — Railways, Reorganisation Programme, 34;
  • Progress of Electrification on, 67; Railway Staffs, Technical, Recruitment of, 98, 103, 581, 585; Modernisation Plans, 102, 581, 584*. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 257, 261, 419, 586; Mechanised Marshalling Yard, Thornton, 157.; Wagon-Building Programme, 204; Modernisation Plan for, Sir B. Robertson on, 261. See 257; Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and other Bulk Materials for, 327, 347*. See LETTER, 751; Special Train for Laying Cables through Severn Tunnel, 382*; Productivity Council, Formation of, 387, 651, 678; Scheme for Freight Charges, 390; Fifty Years of Western Express Running, by O. S. Nock (Book), 396; Tests on Reduction of Number of Wires used in Prestressed- Concrete Beams, 445*; Railcar-Building Programme, 455; Electric Traction on, 487; Weed-Killing Train for (Chipman Chemical Co., Ltd.), 509*; Technical Staff for, 553. See LETTERS, 619, 654; Collison between Stafford and Crewe (Book), 558; Introduction of Colour- Light Signalling on Southern and Western Regions, 676*; Use of Franco-Crosti System of Feed-Water Preheating for Steam Locomotives, 747, 766*
  • — Rubber Development Board, Rubber in
  • Roads (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Scientific Instrument Research Association,
  • Bibliography on Flexure Devices, by P. J. Geary (Book), 201
  • — Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding
  • Research Association, Resistance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 495; Oil-Mist Detector for Diesel Engine Crankcase, 768*
  • — Shipping. See Shipping
  • — Standards Institution. See Standards
  • British Thomson Houston Co., Ltd., 1,200 h.p. Coaxial Reduction Gearbox for Cement Ball Mill, 28*; 5,500 h.p. Gas Turbine for M.S. “ Auris,” 66; Choice of Electric Motors (Trade Publication), 106; Fractional Horse-Power Electric Motors (Trade Publication), 138; “Mazda” Electric Lamps (Trade Publication), 169; 2.5-kW, 200-volt Amplidyne for Instructional Purposes, 184*; 36-MVA Alternator for Spain, 280*; “ Magnestat ” Voltage Regulator for Large Alternators, 319*; Portable Electronic Dynamic Balancing Equipment for High-Speed TurboAlternators, 319*; Diesel Driven Coupling Alternator Unit for Bulk Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” 448*; 600-amp. “ Shuntarc ” Circuit-Breakers for Skelton Grange Power Station, 512*; Use of Butyl Rubber for Insulation Purposes, 515*; Switchgear for East Yelland Power Station, 535*; Thrustor-Operated Paper Guillotine, 572; 2,5OO-kW Gas-Turbo- Alternator for Nairobi-South Power Station, 715, 727*; Oscillatory, Transient- Voltage Generator for Testing Porcelain Insulators, 735*
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • British Transport Commission, Members of Area Boards, 5; Swansea Docks Improvements, 117; Wage Claims Against, 31, 63, 95, 159, 191, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Formation of British Railways Productivity Council, 387, 651, 678; Scheme for Rail-Freight Charges. 390 British Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., “ VibroInsulators ” for Mounting of 300-b.h.p. Oil Engine for Rail Traction, 379
  • — Welding Research Association, Summer
  • School of Welding, 150
  • “ Britool ” Wrench (Jenks Brothers, Ltd.), 542 Brittle Fracture of End-Bells of Turbo- Generator, 246*. See 226
  • Britton, Brig. E. J. J., the Late, 72 Broadbent, D. E., on Variations in Performance Arising from Continuous Work, 456
  • Broadbent. L. H., on Weighing the Output of a Colliery, 361. See 156*. See LETTER, 293
  • Broadcasting, Sound, Studio Engineering for (Book), 233
  • Broadfield, E. R., on Use of Refractories in Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces for Melting Copper Alloys, 471
  • Broken Scar Pumping Stations, 490
  • Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd., Two-Roll Circling Machine, 30*
  • Bronze, Aluminium, Wrought, Creep and Fatigue Properties of, 471
  • — and Brass Casting Industry, Review of
  • Productivity in (Review), 395; (Book), 396
  • — Founders, Association of, Report on Shell
  • Moulding Process, by J. L. Rice (Book), 621
  • Brook, G. B., on Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between Laves Phases in Ternary Alloys of Uranium, 562
  • Brooks and Walker, Ltd., Caliper Gauge (Trade Publication), 76
  • Broom and Wade, Ltd., Annual Report, 258 Brotherhood, P., Ltd., Grinding Machine for Large Bearing Races, 90*
  • Brown; A., and Sons, Ltd.', Engraving Work (Trade Publication), 589
  • Brown, Boveri and Co., Ltd., Turbo-Blower for Supercharging a Doxford Engine, 472*
  • Brown Brothers and Co., Ltd., Steam Launching Catapults for Aircraft, 151*; Steering Gear and Stabiliser for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 290, 354
  • Brown, D., Corporation, Ltd., Acquisition of Harrison, McGregor and Guest, Ltd., 259; Annual Report, 326
  • Brown, D., and Sons (Huddersfield), Ltd., Gearboxes for Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741
  • Brown, D.. Tool Co., Ltd., Gear-Testing Machine, 85*
  • Brown, Dr. F. H., on Energy Theorems of Structural Analysis, 305*, 339*. 400*
  • Brown, Lenox and Co., Ltd., Materials- Handling Equipment (Trade Publication), 201
  • Browne, E. H., on Future Developments of British Coalfields, 138. See 134
  • Browne, R. W., the Late, 294
  • Bruce-Gardner, Sir C., on Steel Industry, 1910 to 1933, 590
  • Bruel and Kjaer. A/S, Electronic Instruments (Trade Publication), 396
  • Brun, R., on Some Problems in Connection with Use cf Oil Fuels for Railway Traction, 784
  • Brush Aboe Group, Cinema Films on Work in Tropical Countries 295
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., 250- and 400-amp. “ On-Load ” Tap-changers, 381; 10-h.p. and 20-h.p. Shunt Motors at Hydraulic Machines Laboratory of Nottingham University, 442*; Transformers for East Yelland Power Station, 535; Transformers and Switchgear for Power Plant at Churk Cement Factory, India, 638*; Turbine-Driven Alternator for Stand-By Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741
  • Brush Export. Ltd., Steam Station for Churk Cement Factory, India, 638*
  • Brush Group, Ltd., Annual Report, 583 B.S.A. Tools, Ltd., Adjustable-Length Drill Holder, 539*
  • Bucket Conveyor. See Conveyor
  • Buckler, G. H., and Partners, Heating and Ventilation for Central Terminal Area at London Airport, 423, 446*, 474*
  • Buckley and Taylor, Ltd., Grinding Machine for Large Bearing Races, 90*
  • Building Blocks, Lift Truck for Moving (A. R. Davies), 642*
  • “ Multibloc ” Machine for Rapid Production of (A. R. Davies), 642*
  • — Construction, by W. B. McKay (Book), 298 Methods of (Trade Publication), 201 See also Concrete, Reinforced
  • — Enterprise, ARCON Group, 100th Lun
  • cheon of, 556
  • — Frame, Standard, with Design Based on
  • Plastic Theory (Sanders and Forster, Ltd.), 572*
  • — Insulation Boards for (Trade Publication),
  • 138
  • — Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for,
  • by C. M. Gay, C. de van Fawcett and W. J. McGuinness (Book), 621
  • — Modular System of (Trade Publication), 169
  • — Products, Gypsum, Association, Gypsum
  • Journal (Trade Publication), 721
  • Building Research Station, Corrosion-Resistant Floors (Book), 298; Open Days, Arrangements for, 535; Open Days at, 788
  • — Steel-Framed (Trade Publication), 106
  • — Steelwork for, Prefabrication of, by Cold-
  • Roll Forming of Steel Strip (Metal Sections, Ltd.), 680*
  • — Surface Material (Trade Publication), 721 “ Bulldog. Howard Rotavator ” Cultivator,
  • Attachments for (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603* Bulletin for Industry, Views on Manpower Resources, 419
  • Bullows, A., and Sons, Ltd., Spray Gun for Re-active Liquids in Mixed Condition, 605*
  • Bulmer’s (Calculators), Ltd., Calculating Machines (Trade Publication), 527
  • Bungalow, Heat Pump for Central Heating, 439*, 454. See LETTER, 717
  • “ Bunsen,” Electro-Thermal, 125*
  • Bureau of Mines. See United States
  • — of Reclamation. Equalising Reservoir Dams and the Feeder Canal (Book), 657
  • — of Standards. See United States Burmah-Shell Refineries, Ltd., Completion of Bombay Oil Refinery, 444
  • Burmeister and Wain, 2,400-h.p. Diesel Engine for Peruvian oil Tanker “ Sechura,” 285*
  • Burmese Pharmaceutical Plant, Model of, with Window Frames and Cladding of Pressed Metal (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 642*
  • Burner, Gas-Turbine, Testing Rigs for, 86*
  • — Oil Fuel. See Oil Fuel
  • Burnett and Rolfe, Ltd., Stainless Steel Milk Storage Tanks for Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden, 608*
  • Burntisland Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Production by, 163. See 3.
  • Butterley Co., Ltd., Rust-Proofing of Bridge Girders, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • CABLE Connectors for Electronic Equipment, with Vibration-Proof Lock (Smiths Aircraft Instruments, Ltd.), 580*
  • — Downlead, Television, Designed to Reduce
  • Attenuation (British Insulated Callender’s Cables,Ltd.), 744
  • — Heating, Armoured, for Pre-Heating and
  • Stress-Relieving (Electrothermal Engineering, Ltd.), 705*
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects of, 259,
  • 267*
  • — Manufacture, Effect of Price of Copper on Production of, 682
  • — New, for Severn Tunnel (British Insulated
  • Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 382*
  • — Paper-Insulated, Current Ratings for
  • (Book), 621
  • — Ratings, Measurement of Soil Thermal
  • Resistivities of, 490
  • — for Saateni Power Station, Zanzibar
  • (Enfield Cables, Ltd.), 450
  • — Varnished-Cambric-Insulated, Current Rat
  • ings for (Book), 621
  • Cable and Wireless, Ltd., Developments of Telecommunications, 426
  • — See also Electric
  • Caernarvonshire, Mynydd Anelog, Wind Machine at, Velocity and Power of, 433* Caesar, Monument to his Crossing of Thames, Unearthing of, 585. See LETTER, 717
  • Caffin and Co., Ltd., Rust-Proofing of Bridge Girders, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • Cahn, Dr. R. W., on Some Observations on Deformation of Zinc at High Temperatures, 563
  • Calcinating Plant (Trade Publication), 335 Calculating Machine, Electric, “ Addo ” (Trade Publication), 527
  • Calculations of Profile Drag for a Particular Body of Revolution at Supersonic Speeds, by J. R. Wedderspoon and A. D. Young (Book), 41
  • Calder Hall Experimental Nuclear Power Station, 240*. See 225; Nuclear Power Station, Stress-Relieving Reactor Casing, 444
  • Calhoun, Tennessee, Recovery Process for Liquor Waste and Pulp at Paper Mill of Bowater Paper Corporation, 756*
  • Calico Printers Association, Discovery of Terylene, 124
  • Caliper Gauge (Trade Publication). 76
  • — for Measuring Oil-Well Bores, United
  • States Bureau of Mines Report on, 671
  • — and Slide Gauges, by A. W. Marshall and
  • G. Gentry (Book), 334
  • Calorimeter Building for Research on Domestic Heating at Fuel Research Station, 470* Calvert, J T., on Public Health and Industry, 83
  • Cambridge Instrument Co. Ltd., Electrical Titration Apparatus for Volumetric Analysis, 514; Infra-Red Pyrometer for Temperatures down to 150 deg. C., 515*; Corrosion Voltmeter for Field Use, 515; pH Indicator (Trade Publication), 657
  • Camera, Electron Diffraction (Trade Publication), 527
  • Cameron, A., on Oil Whirl in Bearings, 227, 237*
  • Cammell Laird and Co., Ltd., Launch of Oil Tanker “ Vexilla,” 66; Acceptance Trials of H.M. Aircraft Carrier “ Ark Royal,” 315; Annual Report, 650
  • Canada, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Industrial Water Resources of Canada: Fraser River Drainage Basin, 1950-51, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 137; Electrode Potentials and Dissolution of Gold, by G. Thomas (Book), 266; Industrial Water Resources of Canada, Great Lakes Drainage Basin, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 266; Milling Plants, Treating Metallic Ores and Industrial Minerals (Book), 298
  • — Electricity Supply in, 136
  • — High Commissioner for, Uses of Douglas
  • Fir Plywood (Trade Publication), 106
  • Canada, as a Market for British Goods, 519, 527; Natural Resources of, 559
  • — Nickel Production in, 3
  • — Suspension Bridge, Angus L. Macdonald,
  • Opening of, 476*
  • — Toronto, Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-
  • Generators at R. L. Hearn Power Station, 246*, See 226
  • Canadian Aeronautical Institute: Design Aspects of BeU Aircraft VTOL Airplane, by J. A. O’Malley, 737*
  • — Economic Statistics, 130
  • Canal, Feeder, and Reservoir Dams, Equalising (Book), 657
  • — Grand Contour, Suggested National Water
  • Grid, 619
  • — Manchester Ship, Increase in Carriage of
  • Freight in 1954, 290
  • “ Canberra ” Aircraft, Use for Testing Reaction to High Altitudes, 292
  • “ Canso ” Flying Boat, Geophysical Equipment for (Aeromagnetic Surveys, Ltd.), 619
  • Canteens for Industrial Concerns, Organisation of (Trade Publication), 9
  • Capacity. See Electric
  • Cape Asbestos Co., Ltd., Exfoliated Vermiculite (Trade Publications). 721
  • Capital and Labour. See Labour and Labour Notes
  • Cars, Motor. See Motor Cars
  • — Rail. See Carriages, Railway
  • “ Car'avelle ” Twin-Jet, Medium-Range, AirLiner (Socie e Nationale de Constructions A6ronautiques du Sud-Est), 801*
  • Carbonisation Plant, New, for Etruria Gasworks. Stoke-on-Tr«*nt, 576*
  • —Plant for Willoughby Lane Gasworks (Woodall-Duckham Construction Co., Ltd.), 806*
  • Careers, Engineering Draughtsman (Book), 366
  • — Sheet Metal Worker (Book), 366
  • Cargo Steamers. See Steamers Carnegie, H. S., the Late, 230
  • Carr, R. T.,. on Conveying Information Graphically, 330, 459. See 65, 132,
  • 327. See.LETTERS, 100, 229, 293
  • Carriage, Railway Railcars, British Railways
  • Building Programme for, 455 Carruthers, J. H., and Co., Ltd., Cargo-Oil
  • Pumps for Peruvian Oil Tanker “Sechura,” 285
  • Carter, B. and F., and Co., Ltd., Revolution Counters and Speed Indicators (Trade Publication), 721
  • Carter, L. T., on Cathodic Protection of Ships Against Sea-Water Corrosion, 689. See LETTER, 781
  • Cartons and Rigid Boxes Industry, Review of Productivity in, Report, 227; (Book), 558 Cartwright, Dr. W. F., on Fuel Economy in
  • Iron and Steel Works, 106
  • Cases, Packing, Automatic Strapping of, 506* Cass, R., on Heavy-Duty Truck Developments in United States. 437*
  • Cast Iron Research Association, British, System for Control of Dust from Grinding Wheel, 504*
  • Spheroidal-Graphite, Cinema Film on, 308
  • “ Castella ” Steel Equipment (Trade Publication), 621
  • Castigliano’s Theorem of Equilibrium, 339* Casting, Bronze and Brass, Industry, Review of
  • Productivity in (Review), 395
  • — Continuous, of Metals and Alloys, 748 of Metals and Alloys, Historical Survey
  • of, 393
  • — Precision, Lost-Wax Process of, Develop
  • ments in, 22*
  • — Shell-Mould, and Shell Moulding, by T. C.
  • Du Mond (Book), 428
  • — Steel (Trade Publication), 297
  • Castle Bromwich, British Industries Fair, 541*,
  • 57<»*, 604*, 640*, 683, 735. 774* Catalogues. See Trade Publications
  • — and Handbook of Exhibits on Heat and
  • Cold, Science Museum, by J. A. Chalde- cott (Book) 298
  • — Infringement of Copyright of, Court of
  • Apeal Decision on. 587
  • Catapults, Launching, Steam, for Aircraft Carriers (Brown Brothers and Co., Ltd.), 151*
  • Caterpillar Tractor. See Tractor
  • Caterpillar Tractor Co., 230-h.p. Crawler Tractor “ Caterpillar D9,” 605*
  • Cathala, Prof. J., on Chemical Engineering Research, 361
  • Cathode-Ray Tubes, Cinema Film on (Mul- lard, Ltd.), 739
  • Tube, Rectangular-Face (Mullard Ltd.), 62
  • Cathodeon Crystals, Ltd., Quartz Crystal
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568 Cathodic Protection of Buried Pipelines! 375* of Ships Against Sea-Water Corrosion,
  • 689. See LETTER, 781
  • Cavin. S. D., Glen Finglas Water-Supply Scheme, 232
  • Cawkell, A. E., Non-Destructive Testing of Engineering Materials (Trade Publication), 201
  • Ceannacroc Underground Power Station, 20-MW. Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • Cells. See Electric
  • Cellactite and British Uralite, Ltd., Fire Risk Tests on “ Cellactite ” Bitumen-Protected Metal Roofing Sheets, 379
  • Cellophane, Welding of. Sealing Irons for (Trade Publication). 657
  • Cellulose Acetate Films, Behaviour under Tropical Conditions, by N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266
  • — Triacetate, and Polystyrene, Water Sorption
  • in, by A. G. Day (Book). 76
  • Celotex, Ltd., Fire-Resistant Insulation Board, 566
  • Cement Ball Mill, 1,200-h.p., Coaxial Reduction Gearbox for (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 28*
  • — Chemistry of (Book), 266
  • Cement and Concrete Association, Symposium on Concrete Shell Roof Construction (Book), 9; Training Courses of, 19; Concrete Facing Slabs (Trade Publication), 201; Third International Symposium. Proceedings (Book), 266; Concrete Roads (Book), 526; Symposium on Mix Design and Quality Control of Concrete (Book), 787
  • — Factory, at Churk, India, Temporary
  • Power Plant for, 638*
  • — Portland, Chemistry of, by R. H. Bogue
  • (Book), 754
  • — Use of Pulverised-Fuel Ash as Substitute
  • for, 222
  • — See also Concrete
  • Census of Distribution, 1950, Vol. Ill, Wholesale Trades (Book), 201
  • Centenary of Aluminium as a Commercial Metal, Exhibition. 164, 683
  • — of R. Dempster and Sons, Ltd., 455
  • — Engineering, in 1955, 5
  • — of Lloyd’s Register Ship Rules, 560
  • — of London’s Main-Drainage Service, Ex
  • hibition, 769
  • Central African Federation, Kaiiba and Kafue Hydro-Electric Schemes. 290
  • Central Electricity Authority, 360-MW Power Station at Skelton Grange, 510*. See 524; Proposed Skelton Grange “B” Power Station, 524. See 510; 180-MW Power Station at East Yelland, 534*; Supply Statistics, 563, 653, 784; 120-MW Power Station at Roosecote, 706*; Power Supply in London Area. 710*; See also British Electricity Authority
  • “ Centriforce ” Abrasive Powders (Trade Publication), 233
  • Centrifugal Pumps. See Pumps
  • Centrifuge, Man-Carrying, at Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, 662*
  • — for Slurries of Crystals, “ Super-D-
  • Hydrator ” (Saarples Centrifuges Ltd.), 93*
  • — for Testing Accelerometers, 209*
  • Ceuta, North Africa, Radio-Telephone Link with Algeciras, Spain, 463
  • Ceylon, Diesel-Electric Locomotives in, Cinema Film on. 295
  • — Economic Conditions in, by C. E. Thoro-
  • good (Book), 657
  • — Import Trade Development in, 583 Chadwyck-Healey. Sir G. E., the Late, 166 Chains, Hand-Wrought, History of, 364
  • — Roller (Trade Publicatiion), 754
  • — Track Tractor. See Tractor
  • “ Challenge ” Bitumen Roofing for New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 251®
  • Chalmers, Dr. T. W., the Late. 6
  • Chambers of Commerce Manual, 1954-1955 (Review), 265; (Book), 266
  • Chamberlain Industries, Ltd., Standard Hydraulic Rams, 92*; “ Staffa Bruneri ”
  • Lorry-Mounted Hydraulic Excavator, 638*
  • Champion, Dr. F. A., on British Standard on Protecting Iron and Steel by Sprayed Aluminium or Zinc, 500
  • Chandigarh, India, City, Building of, and its Place in Five-Year Plan, 161
  • Chandos, Viscount, Statement on Associated Electrical Industries, 422
  • Change-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Channels, Prismatic, Hydraulic Jump in, 46* Chapnuis, H., and Co., “ Reilang ” Pressure Oil Gun with Calibrated Deliverv. 765*
  • Charrold, Ltd., Mechanised Handling Plant for Coal Wharf, Chelmsford, 120*
  • Charts, Line, and Nomograms, for Humidity Correction Factors Applicable to Flash- over Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • — Progress, Made-up (Trade Publication), 589 “ Unigraph,” (Office and Factory Equipment (Leeds), Ltd.), 25*
  • — Transparent, for Solving Engineering
  • Problems, by B. B. Daly, 762*
  • Chatel, M.J on The Renault Gas-Turbine Locomotive, 749
  • Chatley, Dr. H., the Late, 101
  • Chelmsford, Coal Wharf, Coote and Warren’s, Mechanised Handling Plant at, 120*
  • Chemical Analysis. See Analysis

Chemical Engineers, Institution of:

  • Annual Dinner, 554
  • Presidential Address, by Sir H. Hartley on Chemical Engineering—The Way Ahead, 554
  • Participation in British Nuclear Energy Conference, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Conference on Functions and Education of Chemical Engineer in Europe:
  • Proceedings, 360, 413
  • Part Played by the Chemical Engineer in Bridging the Gap Between Research and Plant Construction, by Sir. C. Hinton, Dr. K. Riess, Dr. L. Morandi, and Dr. R. Holroyd, 360
  • The Chemical Engineer in Plant Operation 'and Management, by J. A. Oriel, N. G. Chorine and Prof. K. Winnacker, 360
  • Model Courses of Study for a Primary 'Degree in Engineering, by Prof. K. Schoenemann, Prof. T. R. C. Fox, Prof. Kirschbaum, Prof. J. Danze, Prof. P. ' M..' Hee'rtjes, Pfof.': H. Kramers, and Prof. K. G. K. Peters, 360
  • Post-Graduate Courses in Chemical Engineering, by C. J. Borelius, M. B. Donald, J. M. Coulson, and Prof. S. G. Terjesen, 360
  • Practical Training of the Chemical Engineer, by F. H. Pugh, 360
  • The Importance of the Part-Time Course in Training the Professional Engineer, by R. W. Blount, 360
  • Details of Examinations of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, by G. U. Hopton, 360
  • Post-Graduate Training Schemes, by J. P. V. Woollam and J. M. Solbett, 360
  • Vacational Training of Undergraduates in the Petroleum-Refining Industry, by D. Morten, 361
  • Work of International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, by J. Newby, 361 Chemical Engineering Research, by Prof. J. Cathala, Dr. H. Miessner, A. S. White, Prof. D. S. Kiesskalt, Prof. P. M. Heertjes and Prof. D. M. Newitt, 361
  • North-Western Branch:
  • Researches into Factors Affecting Electroprecipitation, by Dr. J. R. A. Lakey, and W. Bostock, 625
  • Chemical Engineering, Design Studies on Industrial Plant for Students at University College of Swansea, 551
  • Industry, Rapid Development in, 551 The Way Ahead, by Sir H. Hartley, 554 Vol. I: Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer, by J. M. Coulson and J. F. Richardson (Review), 492
  • — Industry in Europe (Book), 175
  • — Plant Manufacturing Industry, Production
  • in, 651. See LETTER, 717
  • — Workers’ Union, Wage Demands by, 95 Chemins de Fer Fran^ais, Societe Nationale des,
  • Conference on Single-Phase 50-Cycle Electric Traction, 615, 658
  • Chemistry of Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — of Portland Cement, by R. H. Bogue
  • (Book), 754
  • Cheshire, L. J., on Gas-Turbine Principles and Practice, 488. See 333. See LETTERS,
  • 458, 520
  • Cheyenne Mountain Tropospheric Propagation Experiments on Radio Waves, by A. P. Barsis, J. W. Herbstreit and K. O. Hornberg (Book), 298
  • Chicago, Machine Tool Exhibition, Arrangements for, 13
  • “ Chichester,” H.M. Air-Direction Frigate, Launch of, 630
  • Child, H. C., on Statistical Study of Creep and Fatigue Properties of a Precision-Cast High-Temperature Alloy, 691; on Effect of Composition of Gas-Turbine Alloys on Resistance to Scaling and to Vanadium Pentoxide Attack, 722
  • Chilton, E. G., on Metering Pulsating Flow,
  • 459. See 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 717
  • Chimney, Reinforced-Concrete, for East Yelland Power Station (Tileman and Co., Ltd.), 534
  • “ Chipbreaker ” Drill for Breaking Metallic Swarf (Firth Brown Tools, Ltd.), 412*
  • Chipman Chemical Co., Ltd., 15,000-gall. Capacity Weed-Killing Train for British Railways, 509*
  • Chlorine, Industrial Methods of Detecting (Book), 233
  • Chorine, N. G., on the Chemical Engineer in Plant Operation and Management, 360
  • Christiani Nielsen, Ltd., Self-Erecting Pile Driver, 666*
  • Christie, J., on Proving Performance of Circuit- Breakers with Particular Reference to Those of Large Breaking Capacity, 432 Chromatograph, Vapour-Phase, for Analysis and Separation of Gases and Volatile Liquids (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.). 513*
  • Chromatography, Vapour-Phase, Apparatus for (Griffin and George, Ltd.), 795*
  • Chromium Plating for Surface Hardening of Light Alloys, Mahle Process for (Sheepbridge Stokes, Ltd.), 444*
  • Chubb and Sons, Lock and Safe Co., Steel lockers for Storage of Records, 383
  • Church, J. E., on Marine Machinery of the Immediate Future from Shipowner’s Point of View, 533*
  • Churchman, Dr. A. T., on Formation and Removal of Twins in Titanium During Deformation, 563
  • Churk Cement Factory, India, Temporary Power Plant for, 638*
  • “ Chusan,” S.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 118*
  • C.I.G.R.E., Changes in Organisation of Conventions, 491
  • Cimex-Fraser Tuson, Ltd., Floor-Cleaning Machines for Factories and Yards, 204
  • Circling Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Circuit Calculations: Electro-Technology, by M. G. Say (Book), 621
  • — Layouts, Printed (Trade Publication), 721
  • “ Cirscale ” Meters (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 302
  • City and Guilds of London Institute, Insignia Awards, in Technology, 442
  • Civil Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • — Engineers, Data Book for, Vol. Ill: Field
  • Practice, by E. E. Seelye (Book), 233

Civil Engineers, Institution of:

  • Problems of Hydro-Electric Design in Mixed Thermal-Hydro-Electric Systems, by T. G. N. Haldane and P. L. Blackstone, 60
  • Council Requirements for Full Membership, 321
  • Annual Dinner, 520
  • Participation in British Nuclear Energy Conference, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Conference on Correlation between Calculated and Observed Stresses and Displacements in Structures:
  • Programme, 521
  • South-Eastern Section:
  • Modifications to the Steam-Driven Plant at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, by W. G. Gibson, 644*. See 613
  • Civil-Engineering Construction Employees, Wages of, 515
  • Civil-Engineering Construction Methods (Trade Publication), 201
  • Contracting, Expansion in, 583
  • Works in Modernisation Plan for British Railways, 102, 584*. See 34, 98, 194, 202’, 257, 261, 419, 581, 586
  • — Servants, Numbers Employed, 287
  • — Service National Whitley Council, Claims
  • for Equal Pay by Women Civil Servants, 25,5
  • Cladding, Pressed Metal (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 642*
  • Clamping Device, Hydraulic, for Holding Loose Packages on Fork-Lift Truck (I.T.D., Ltd.), 709*
  • Clare Instrument Co., Direct-Reading Thermometer and Limit Bridge, 539*
  • Clark, C., on Investments, 518
  • Clarke, Chapman and Co., Ltd., Deck Machinery for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” 285; Report on Expansion of, 390
  • Clausen, H., on Engineering Design and Drawing, 785. See 779.
  • Clays, Fire. See Refractory Materials
  • Clayton Lectures on Theory of Plasticity, 70; on Heavy-Duty Truck Developments in United Statesby R. Cass, 437*; on Transport Helicopter, by Dr. 1.1. Sikorsky, 552
  • Clayton Prize, Presentation to Sir C. Hinton at Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 232
  • Cleaner, Emulsion, “ Pyroclean,” (Trade Publication), 754
  • Clearing Machine Corp, of America, Clearing Presses with “ Clearomatic” Clutches, 57*
  • “ Clearomatic,” Two-Speed Epicyclic Clutch, 57*
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers’ Union, Wage Demands by, 127
  • — Employees, Engineering, Wage Demands
  • by, 127, 191, 287
  • Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co.. Ltd., Tubular Steel Tower for Offshore Test Boring for Coal, 674*
  • “ Climax ” Diesel-Engined Fork-Lift Truck, Use for Raising Girders to Factory Roof (Coventry Climax Engines, Ltd.), 248
  • Clock, Recording, “ Horameter,” for Checking Operating Time of Machines (Target Services), 765
  • Clothing, Protective (British Nylon Spinners, Ltd.; Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 478
  • Clunie Dam, Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • Clutch, Epicyclic, Two-Speed, “ Clearomatic,” (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 57*
  • — Slipping, of 10-ton Fatigue-Testing Machine,
  • 500.*
  • Clyde Crane and Booth, Ltd., Chairman’s Statement, 423
  • Clydebank, Refuse-Disposal Plant at (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 20*
  • “ Clydesdale ” Machine for Refacing Pipe Flanges in situ (D. Reekie and Sons, Ltd.), 443*
  • Coaches, Railway. See Carriages
  • Coal Board, National. See National Coal Board
  • — Crushers for Willoughby Lane Gasworks
  • (British Jeffrey-Diamond, Ltd.), 806
  • — Domestic Saving of, with Free-Standing
  • Convector Fires. 469
  • — Economy. See also Fuel Economy; Pul
  • verised Coal
  • — Gas. See Gas
  • — Handling Plant for East Yelland Power
  • Station (Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd.), 534* Plant at Etruria Gasworks, 576*
  • Plant at Skelton Grange Power Station (International Combustion, Ltd.), 510
  • Plant at Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 805*
  • — Industry, Employment of Youths Under
  • ground^ 451
  • in Europe (Book), 233
  • Position and Prospects of, 163, 170*
  • Statistics of Production in, 451, 711
  • — Jetty for East Yelland Power Station
  • (C. Brand and Sons, Ltd.), 534*
  • — Measurement of Smoke Emission from,
  • 471*
  • — Mines. See Colliery
  • — Offshore Test Boring for, Tubular Steel
  • Tower for, 674*
  • — Opencast Mining of, Contract Awarded to
  • R. Costain. Ltd., 320*
  • — Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery
  • (Mitchell Engineering Group, Ltd.). 599*
  • — Price Structure of (Book), 233
  • — Production Statistics, 63
  • — Pulverised. See Pulverised Coal
  • — Samples, “ Hardgrove ” Grinding Machine
  • for (H. W. Wallace and Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • — Slurry, Flotation System for Cleaning, at
  • Lynemouth Colliery (Unifloc Ltd.), 599*
  • — Supplies, Shortage of, 34
  • — Utilisation Council, Recommended Domes
  • tic Solid-Fuel Appliances, List No. 10 (Book), 558
  • Research Association, British, Baffle for Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278*; Tests on Efficiency of Free-Standing Convector Fires, 469; Open Days', 515, 770*; Edwards Glass-Working Machine, 668*
  • — Washing, Washboxes for, at Lynemouth
  • Colliery (Acco-Automatic Coal Cleaning Co., Ltd.), 599*
  • — Wharf, Chelmsford, Coote and Warren’s,
  • Mechanised Handling Plant at, 120*
  • — Young’s Modulus for, Machine for Deter
  • mination of, 770*
  • Coating, Aluminium-Pigment, “ Serviron,” for Prevention of Corrosion (Xzit (G.B.), Ltd.), 774
  • — Bituminous, for Rust Prevention (Trade
  • Publication), 41
  • — fog Dyeline Reproduction of Drawings
  • (Trade Publication), 41
  • Cock, C. M., on Railway Electrification in Britain, 67
  • Cock for High Pressure Hydraulic System, 82*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • Codes, Safety, for Agricultural Machinery, 794 for Industrial Power Trucks (Book), 366 for Practice in Petroleum Industry, Part II (Book), 366
  • Cohen, Lord, on Materials for Comet Aircraft, 193,196,231. See LETTERS, 229,458, 488
  • Coil, Field, “ Echo ” Armature Tester for Testing, 478*
  • — Loading, in Resin for Telephone Cables
  • (Mullard, Ltd.), 120
  • Coke, Flow-Meter for. 430*
  • — Grading Plant at Etruria Gasworks, 576* Cold and Heat, Handbook and Catalogue of
  • Exhibits on, Science Museum, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 298
  • Cole, J. A., on Oil Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings, 530*
  • Coleman-Wallwork Co., Ltd., Protective Screens (Trade Publications), 559, 721
  • Coleopter, “ Zborowski,” 632*
  • Collector, Dust, “ Uniclone ” (Trade Publication), 493
  • College. See Education
  • Collier, T. B.. on Control of Quality in Heat- Treatment and Finishing of Copper and Copper-Base Alloys, 497, 529
  • Colliery, Avon, South Wales, Electric Winding Gear for, 186*
  • — British, Future Developments of, 138
  • — Heinrich and Theodore Mine, Essen, Use
  • of “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting in, 181*
  • — Lynemouth, Coal-Preparation Plant at, 599*
  • — Report of Chief Inspector of Mines, 280
  • — Safety in Mines Research Establishment,
  • Annual Report, 62
  • — Slurry, Investigations on Pelletisation, 771*
  • — Whitwick, Automatic Weighter and Totali-
  • ser at, 156*. See LETTERS, 293, 361
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • — See also Mines and Coal
  • Collins, D. F., on Comparison of Total Weight and Bulk of In-Line Naval Gas-Turbine Engines of Differing Degrees of Complexity, 345*
  • Collisions. See Accidents
  • Colonial Development Corporation, Annual Report, 550
  • Colonies, British, White Paper on Colonial Development and Welfare, 162
  • Colorimeter, Photoelectric, “ Tristimulus ” (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.). 670*
  • Colour, Measurement of, Improved Version of Lovibond Schofield “ Tintometer ” (The Tintometer, Ltd.), 668*
  • Colston, Sir C., Formation of New Company for Manufacture of Domestic Appliances, 291
  • Colt, W. H. (Engineers), Ltd., Turret Jaw Vice (Trade Publication), 559
  • Columbia University, History of School of Engineering, by J. K. Finch (Review), 105. See LETTER, 261
  • Colvern, Ltd., Potentiometer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • Colvilles. Ltd., Shares for Employees, 95; Clad Steels (Trade Publication), 297
  • Combined Stress. See under Tests (Materials) Combustion Chamber for Gas Turbine for 2.500-kW Alternator, 728*
  • for “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 317*
  • — Engineering Association, Conference on
  • “ Fuel Efficiency Pays,” Programme, 320 Combustion-Engineering Superheater Co.,Inc., Recovery Unit for Black Liquor Waste from Paper-Pulping Process, 756*
  • Combustion Equipment, Ltd., Baffle for Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278*
  • — Indicator for Boiler Houses, “ Econo
  • meter ” (Kelvin and Hughes (industrial), Ltd.), 49*
  • — See also Fuel; Gases
  • “Comet” Mark 4 Aircraft for British Overseas Airways Corporation, 359
  • Commerce. See Trade
  • Commercial, 6, 37, 69, 101, 135, 165, 200, 231, 263, 294, 329, 363, 392, 425, 489, 521, 555, 585, 617, 653, 685, 719, 751, 783
  • — Motor Cars. See Motor
  • Commission, Royal. See Royal Commission Commonwealth. See Australia
  • Compacting Granular Soils, “ Vibroflot ” Machine for (Vibrofounds, Ltd.), 648*
  • Compaction of Concrete, Vibrator for, 693* —= Plant Performance and Compaction of Soil, Further Studies in, by W. A. Lewis (Book), 366
  • Compactus-Ingold, “ Auto-Mobile ” Filing and Storage System, 415*
  • Compania Shell de Venezuela, Console Control Desk and Four-Channel Mixer for Television Recording for, (Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd.), 672*
  • Companir Telefonica Nacional de Espana, Radio Telephone Link between Algeciras, Spain and Ceuta, North Africa, 463
  • Comparator, Electrical, Differential Speed, for Motor-Alternator Set (W. Jones and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.), 185*. See Erratum, 312
  • — Magnetic, Static (Trade Publication), 367
  • — for Measuring Pitch Errors in Fir-Tree
  • Serrations on Gas-Turbine Blade Roots, 625*
  • Complementary Energy, Theorems of, 340*
  • Compoflex Co., Ltd., Thin-Walled Flexible Hoses for Handling High-Test Hydrogen Peroxide, 184; “Featherweight” Lightweight Flexible Hose for Carrying Oil, 579
  • Compound Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Stress. See Tests (Materials) Compressed Air Handbook (Book), 41
  • Lines, Fittings for (Trade Publication), 559
  • Tools. See Machine Tools
  • See also Pneumatic
  • Compressor, Air. See Air Compressor
  • “ Compton ” Diaphragm Air Compressor for Supplying Oil-Free Air (Dawson, McDonald and Dawson, Ltd.), 542*
  • Computer, Analogue, Control Evaluation of Bell “ VTOL ” Aeroplane by, 737 Miniature “ Miniputer ” (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 669*
  • — Card Programme Calculator, for Inversion
  • of 256 x 256 Matrix, by G. Kron, 309*
  • — Digital, “ ACE,” Magnetic Drum Jor In
  • formation Storage for, 732*
  • — Electrical Analogue, for Examination _ of
  • Torsional Vibration of Geared Marine Turbine Drives, 391, 404*
  • — Electronic, Digital (Trade Publication), 267 Digital, “ DEUCE ” (English Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 313*
  • Ferranti Ltd. and Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd., 218*
  • “ Manchester ” (Ferranti, Ltd.), 218* “ P.C.C.” (Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd.), 218*
  • “ Pegasus ” (Ferranti, Ltd.), 218*
  • — Network Analyser for Solution of Asyn
  • chronous Performance of Salient-Pole Synchronous Machines, 759*
  • — Research on, at National Physical Labora
  • tory, 731
  • Conciliation in Labour Disputes. See Labour; Labour Notes
  • Concrete, Anti-Freeze Solution for (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Facing Slabs (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Floors, Alkali-Resistant Paint for, 539
  • — Manholes, Prestressed, Precast, 643*
  • — Mix Design and Quality Control of (Book),
  • 787
  • — Mixers and Graders (Trade Publication),
  • 106
  • — Prestressed, Bridge at Kotri, Pakistan, 190 Bridge, at Tampa Bay. United States, 190 Gantries and Belt Conveyor, Willoughby
  • Lane Gasworks, 58*
  • Lee-McCall System for Bridges and Warehouse, 190
  • — Refractory, Chart of (Trade Publication),
  • 335
  • — Reinforced, Pre-Cast, Use in Workshop,
  • Kingston-upon-HulI, 56*
  • and Rolled-Steel Structures, Researches in (Book), 526
  • — Roads (Book), 526
  • — — Design Thickness of (Book), 526
  • — Shell Roof Construction (Book) 9 '
  • — Testing by Ultrasonic Pulse Technique, by
  • R. Jones and E. N. Gatfield (Book), 558
  • — Vibrated, Gap-Graded Aggregates in,
  • Particle Interference in, by Dr. T. E. H. Williams, 693*
  • Condensation, Dropwise, on a Metal Surface, Durability of, 464*
  • Condenser. Gas, Design of (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Three-Pass, Two-Shell, for Roosecote
  • Power Station (Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd.), 706
  • — See also Electric
  • “ Condesco ” Drip Regulator (Trade Publication) 297
  • Conductivity. See Electric
  • Conference, Amalgamated Union of Foundry Workers, 714
  • — on Automatic Factory—What Does it
  • Mean? Institution of Production Engineers, 780. See 713
  • — Automation, Institution of Production
  • Engineers, Margate, Programme for, 291
  • — British Nuclear Energy, Formation by
  • Professional Institutions, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • — Cambridge, on Individual Efficiency in
  • Industry, 456
  • — on Correlation between Calculated and
  • Observed Stresses and Displacements in Structures, Institution of Civil Engineers, Programme, 521
  • — Electrical Association for Women, 30th
  • Annual, 620
  • — on Electronics in Industry and Commerce,
  • 168
  • — and Exhibitions. Forthcoming, 126, 254,
  • 386, 546, 679, '807
  • — on Fatigue of Metals, London, 1956,
  • Programme, 593
  • — on Film in the Improvement of Human
  • Relations in Industry. Programme, 524
  • — “ Fuel Efficiency Pays,” Earls Court,
  • Programme, 320
  • — on Functions and Education of Chemical
  • Engineer in Europe, 360, 413
  • — Hydraulics, Iowa Institute of Hydraulic
  • Research, Programme, 532
  • —- International, on High-Tension Networks. See High-Tension Networks
  • — — on Large Electric Systems (C.I.G.R.E.),
  • Changes in Organisation of Conventions of, 491
  • — — of Scientists on Peaceful Uses of Atomic
  • Energy, 651,716 See also vol. 180
  • — Isotopes, Electromagnetically-Enriched,
  • Harwell, Arrangements for, 321
  • — on Managing Small Firms, Harrogate,
  • Programme, 321
  • — National Federation of Professional Wor
  • kers, 583
  • — Oxford, on Hot-Dip Galvanising (Book),
  • 266
  • — Power, World, Vienna Meeting, 1956,
  • Programme, 168. See Erratum, 249
  • — Radioisotope, 1954, Vol. II: Physical
  • Sciences and Industrial Applications (Review), 427
  • — on Single-Phase 50-Cycle Electric Traction,
  • Society Nationale des Chemins de Fer FranQais, 615, 658
  • — Smoke Abatement, National, Scarborough,
  • Report, 1954 (Book), 334
  • — on Weights and Measures, National, United
  • States, Report (Book), 137
  • — Works Managers, Institution of, 483 Transport, Proceedings (Book), 298
  • — World Power, International Commission
  • on Large Dams, Paris Congress, 262 Power, Vienna Meeting, 1956, Programme, 168. See Erratum, 249
  • Congress, Design, Edinburgh, Report on, 1954 (Book), 334
  • Congress and Exhibition, Water Supply,
  • London, Programme, 304
  • — Health, Bournemouth, Programme, 321
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine, International.
  • See Engine, Internal-Combustion, International Congress on
  • — of International Union of Producers and
  • Distributors of Electricity, London, Arrangements for, 71
  • — Paris, International Commission on Large
  • Dams, May. 1955, 262
  • Connectors, Cable, with Vibration-Proof Locks (Smith’s Aircraft Instruments, Ltd.), 580*
  • Connolly, Prof. J. V., on Scientific Approach and Research in Aircraft Production, 295 Conservation of Coal. See Coal; Fuel;
  • Pulverised Coal
  • Constance, E. R., Automatic Charging of Nickel-Iron Electric Battery, 27
  • “ Constant Pressure Control ” System for Positive-Displacement Rotary Pumps (Plenty and Son, Ltd.), 736*
  • Construction, Integral, Machining and Forming Problems of, 104. See also 145 Constructional Engineering Industry, Position and Prospects of, 390, 397*
  • Union, Wage Demands by, 95, 127, 223, 323
  • Consultants, Industrial, Services of (Trade Publication), 527
  • Consulting Engineers, Association of, Annual Dinner, 261. See 257; Professional Rules and Practice (Book), 526
  • Containers, Aluminium-Alloy (Heston Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 478
  • — Metal, Magnetic Device for Unpacking
  • (Rapid Magnetic Machines, Ltd.), 774
  • — Standardisation, Simplification, Specialisa
  • tion in, Cost Savings through (Book), 428 Continuous Casting of Steel and Alloys, 748 Contracts, 8, 38, 72, 123, 135. 165, 231, 262, 329, 363, 392, 457, 489, 586, 618, 656, 685, 719, 751, 783
  • — Awarded in Modernisation Plans for
  • British Railways. 586. See 34, 98, 102, 194, 202*, 581, 584
  • Contracting, Civil Engineering, Expansion in, 583
  • — Machinery, Award of Cash Prizes for
  • Design of (Arpic Engineering, Ltd.), 519 Contractors’ Plant (Trade Publication), 106 Control Instruments for Furnaces and Boiler Plant, 232
  • — Automatic, Applied to Process Industries,
  • 780
  • Applied to Weighing and Mixing, 780 Discontinuous, by I. Fliigge-Lotz (Review), 525
  • in an Oil Refinery, 780
  • — Board, Miniature, for Operating Five
  • Circuits (Ferguson Pailin, Ltd.), 381*
  • — Desk for “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic
  • Computer, 314*
  • “ In-Line ” Scanner for (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.). 796*
  • — Engineering, Literature of, Survey of, by
  • R. H. Macmillan, 687
  • — and Measuring Apparatus Manufacturing
  • Association, British, Annual Luncheon, 143
  • — Mechanisms, Research on, at National
  • Physical Laboratory, 732*
  • — Panel for Automatic Continuous Oil-
  • Blending Plant at Barton Refinery, 673* for Coal-Handling Plant at Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806
  • for Cooling Water System at Skelton Grange Power Station (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 511*
  • for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital, 803*
  • — Process, by A. J. Young (Book), 428
  • — Remote, Systems, Manual and Automatic,
  • 370
  • — Rooms, Layout for (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Speed, Electric Winding Gear with, for
  • Avon Colliery, 186*
  • — Surfaces, Aircraft, Massbalancing of, by
  • H. Templeton (Book), 41
  • — System, Automatic, Converter Unit for
  • (Elliott Brothers, Ltd.), 183
  • Electrical and Mechanical, Engineering Cybernetics, by H. S. Tsien (Book), 621 for Man-Carrying Centrifuge, 662*
  • — ?— Progress, “ Vidento ” (Archimedes-Diehl
  • Machine Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • Synthesis, Automatic Feedback, by J. G. Truxal (Review), 687
  • Controllers, Electric Motor. See Motors, Electric
  • — Electronic, for Power Circuits (Trade Publi
  • cation), 559
  • — for Resistance Welding (Trade Publication),
  • 76
  • Convention, Electrical Power, British. See British Electrical Power Convention
  • — and Exhibition, Plastics, British, Olympia,
  • Programme, 384; Exhibits at, 754
  • Conversion Factors and Tables, by O. T. Zimmerman and I. Lavine (Book), 558 Converter, 40-ton, for Sturzelberg Process for Production of Pig Iron and Steel, 739*
  • — Unit for Automatic Control Systems
  • (Elliott Brothers, Ltd.), 183
  • Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd., “ E3-20 ” Fork-Lift Truck with “ Skid-Stac ” Pallet-Replacing Attachment, 414*; 2,000-lb. Capacity Battery Electric Fork- Lift Truck, 605*
  • Conveying Equipment (Trade Publication), 9 Conveyors, Belt, for Coal-Handling Plant, East Yelland Power Station (Spencer (Melksham), Ltd.), 534*
  • Fires, Measures for Preventing and Fighting, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • and Prestressed-Concrete Gantries, Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 58*
  • — Cement and Coal Handling, on Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” 448
  • — Chain, Fitted with Trays or Slats (G. R. Turner, Ltd.), 542*
  • — Luggage, at London Airport, 474*
  • Conveyors, Pulley Wheels (Trade Publication), 138
  • — at Refuse-Disposal Plant, Clydebank. 20*
  • — and Related Equipment, by W. E. Hudson
  • (Book), 589
  • — Steel-Roller, Specification, 233
  • — Vibrator, for Dusty Materials (Owl Engi
  • neering Supplies, Ltd.), 53*. See Addendum, 125
  • — for Willoughby Lane Gasworks (H. Wood
  • and Co., Ltd.), 806*
  • Conway, H. G., on Conversion of Tnch and Metric Drawings, 588. See 409*. See LETTER, 654
  • Cook, Dr. M., on Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 393; on Use of Refractories in Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces for Melting Copper Alloys, 471
  • Cook, Welton and Gemmell, Ltd., Side Launching of Motor Trawler “ Princess Anne,” 29*
  • Cooke, B., on Low-Friction Fluid Seals, 261. See 153*. See LETTERS, 293, 361. See Addendum, 234
  • Coolers, Oil (Trade Publication), 41
  • Cooling and Heat-Pump Applications: Radiant Heating, by R. W. Shoemaker (Book), 428
  • — Plant to Replace Heat Pump at Royal Festi
  • val Hall, 261
  • — Systems of Internal-Combustion Engines,
  • Prevention of Scale and Corrosion in, 301
  • — Towers, Application of Friction/Heat-
  • Transfer Correlations to Design of, 175
  • Economic Selection for Generating Stations, 175
  • for Skelton Grange Power Station (Film Cooling Towers, Ltd.), 511
  • — Water Screens for Roosecote Power Station
  • (W. E. Farrer, Ltd.), 707*
  • Cooper Roller Bearings Co., Ltd., Grinding Machine for Large Bearing Races, 90* Co-operation. See Labour
  • Coote and Warren’s Coal Wharf, Chelmsford, Mechanised Handling Plant, 120*
  • Co-partnerships. See Labour
  • Copper Alloys. See Brass; Bronze; Gunmetal; and Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — and Aluminium Rod and Wire, Heat-
  • Treatment and Finishing Operations in Production of, 497, 529
  • — Consumption Prices, 42*
  • — and Copper-Base Alloys, Control of Quality
  • in Heat-Treatment and Finishing of, 497, 529
  • — Industry, Northern Rhodesia, Problems of,
  • 34
  • — Price-Fixing of, 550
  • — Science and Technology of Metals, Alloys
  • and Compounds (Review). 234
  • — Smelting and Refining in United States
  • (Book), 396
  • — See also Metallurgy
  • Copying Process, Photographic, “ Reduction Photoscope ” for (Gestetner, Ltd.), 712*
  • Copyright of Catalogues, Infringement of, Court of Appeal Decision on, 587
  • “ Corcooled ” Flameproof Electric Motor (Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, Ltd.), 302
  • Cores, Strainer, Refractory, for Foundry Use (Trade Publication), 297
  • Cornell Machine Company, Automatic Continuous Oil-Blending Plant at Barton Refinery of Manchester Oil Refinery, Ltd., 673*
  • Corona Discharges, Point-to-Plane, Experiments on, by H. M. Gaunt and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76
  • — Triode, Use as Loudspeaker (D. M.
  • Tombs), 669*
  • Coronet, Ltd., Stereoscopic Viewer (Trade Publication), 41
  • Corrosion of Bridge Girders, “ Schori ” Metal-Spraying Process for Prevention of, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • — of Buried Pipelines, Prevention of, 375*
  • — Fatigue of Aircraft, 376*
  • — of Iron and Steel, Spraying with Aluminium
  • or Zinc for Protection against, 500
  • — and Metallurgical Stability in High-
  • Temperature Steam Generation, Investigation on, 703
  • — Prevention of, 227
  • of (Book), 233
  • (Trade Publication), 335
  • “ Serviron ” Aluminium-Pigment Coating for (Xzit (G.B.), Ltd.), 774
  • in Water-Cooling Systems of Internal- Combustion Engines, 301
  • — of Propellers. See Propellers
  • — Removal, Cleaning Fluids for (Plus Gas
  • Co., Ltd.), 643
  • — Resistant Floors (Book), 298
  • — Sea-Water, Cathodic Protection of Ships
  • against, 689. See LETTER, 781
  • — in Steel Structures, Protection against
  • (Book), 526
  • — Voltmeter for Field Use (Cambridge
  • Instrument Co., Ltd.), 515
  • Coryton Oil Refinery, Cinema Film of, 85 Costs, Production, National Cash Awards for Reducing, 289
  •  ?— Savings through Standardisation, Simplification and Specialisation in Containers (Book), 428; through Simplifica* ion and Specialisation in Materials Handling Equipment (Book), 428
  • Costa Hill, Orkney, Wind Machine at, 434
  • Costain, R., Ltd., Contract Awarded for Opencast Coal Mining in Northumberland, 320*
  • Cotton Industry, Lancashire, Decline of, 227
  • — Strapping Tape, “ Rippatape ” (Trade
  • Publication), 721
  • Coulson, J. M., on Post-Graduate Courses in Chemical Engineering, 360
  • Cound, T. E., on Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of Wrought Nickel and Nickel Alloys, 498, 529
  • Counters, Revolution, and Speed Indicators (Trade Publication), 721
  • Counting Machine for Tablets (Russell Constructions, Ltd.), 606*
  • Coupling for Cooling Hot-Air Fans (Spooner Dryer and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 545*
  • Coupling, Flexible, for Cement Ball Mill (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 28*
  • — Swivel, for High-Pressure Hydraulic Sys
  • tems (Avica Equipment, Ltd.), 506*
  • — See also Clutch
  • Court of Inquiry on Wage Demands in Railway Industry, 31, 63, 159. See 34
  • Courtaulds, Ltd., Viscose Research Laboratory of, 708*
  • Courtel, R., on Some Problems in Connection with Use of Oil Fuels for Railway Traction, 784
  • Courtney, Pope (Electrical), Ltd., Lighting Fittings (Trade Publication), 527
  • Couves, L. J., and Partners, 120-MW Power Station at Roosecote, 706*
  • Coventry Climax Engines, Ltd., Use of “ Climax ” Diesel-Engined Fork-Lift Truck for Raising Girders to Factory Roof, 248
  • Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd., Slip- Gauge Maintenance Service (Trade Publication), 40; Co-operation with A. Herbert, Ltd., for Sale of Precision Instruments, 380*
  • Coventry Radiator and Presswork Co., Ltd., “ Dravo Counterflo ” Industrial Space Heaters, 89*
  • Coverings, Non-Conducting. See Heat Insulation
  • Cowley, C. L. M., on Use of Refractories in Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces for Melting Copper Alloys, 471
  • Cox, H. L., on Some Problems Associated with Stress Concentration, 304; on 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, 500*
  • Crabtree, J. A., and Co., Ltd., Limit Switches with Alternative Operating Heads, 381; Lighting Switches (Trade Publication), 559; Limit Switches (Trade Publication), 559; 13-ampere 3-pin Socket Outlets, 648
  • Crabtree, R. W., Annual Report, 583
  • Crack Propagation, Effect of Stress Concentrations on, 304
  • Cracking of Steam Pipes, Investigation on, 144 Craggs, H. F., the Late, 393
  • Crane Attachment for Diesel-Driven Fork- Lift Truck (Shelvoke and Drewry, Ltd.), 415*
  • — with J-cub. yd. Bucket (Trade Publication),
  • 169
  • — Excavator (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Increased Production of in United King
  • dom, 423
  • Crane Packing, Ltd., Gland Packings (Trade Publication), 40; “ Thred-Garde ” Compound for Prevention of Screw Thread Seizure, 374
  • — 2-ton, for Welding Shop of Acton Works
  • of London Transport Executive (Wharton Crane and Hoist Co., Ltd.), 188*
  • — See also Gantry; Hoists; Transporters;
  • Derricks
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Stress Diffusion in Vicinity of Chordwise Cut- Outs in Wings, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298; Stability Characteristics and Damping in Pitch of Delta Wings, by W. B. McCarter (Book), 298; Calculation of Wave Drag of Nose Shapes at Zero Incidence at Supersonic Speeds, by G. B. Maison i (Book), 298; College Reports (Books), 589
  • Crater Products, Ltd., Switches with Safety Locks, 216
  • Craven Brothers (Manchester), Ltd., Annual Report, 551
  • Crawley Development Corporation, Prestressed Pre-Cast Concrete Manholes for (Mears Brothers (Contractors), Ltd.), 643*
  • Creep in High-Temperature Steam Pipes, 205*
  • — and Rupture Data on Molybdenum,
  • Chromium-Molybdenum and Molybde- num-Vanadium Steels, 691
  • — of Steel for Steam Pipes, 144
  • — Strength, Variable, in Carbon Steel,
  • Causes of, 691
  • — Tests. S'ee under Tests (Materials) Crennell, J. T., on Cathodic Protection of
  • Ships against Sea-Water Corrosion, 689. See LETTER, 781
  • Creusot, Forges et Ateliers du, Arbalfete Aircraft Launching Catapult, 435*
  • Crittall, R., and Co., Ltd., “Deflecto Grille” Type “ D ” Air-Conditioning Grille, 538*
  • Crofts (Engineers), Ltd., Conveyor Pulley Wheels (Trade Publication), 138
  • Crofts Engineers (Holdings), Ltd., Annual Report, 487
  • Croft Granite Co., Ltd., Prestressed-Concrete Open-Web Bowstring Bridge at Gun- thorpe, 536*
  • Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., 80-600 h.p.,
  • Totally-Enclosed, Fan-Cooled, “ NK ” Induction Motors, 302*; Transformer- Rectifier Power Unit for Stud and Arc Welding, 418*; “ Sportsfield Floodlight,” 438; Jig for Stud Welding on Small Curved Surfaces, 704*; Transformer for Pump-Testing Plant of Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., 742
  • Cromwell Curve Landing-Stage for Helicopter, Plans for, 719
  • Crossland, Dr. B., on Strength of Thick- Walled Cylinders, 80*, 114*. See
  • LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654 Crosti-Franco System of Feed-Water Preheating for Locomotive Boilers, 747, 766* Crowley, Russell and Co., Ltd., Prestressed- Concrete Open-Web Bowstring Bridge at Gunthorpe, 536*
  • Croydon Precision Instrument Co., Portable Wheatstone Bridge (Trade Publication), 201 Crude-Oil Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • Crystals of Low Co-ordination Number, Growth Twins in, 563
  • — Slurries, “ Super-D-Hydrator ” Centrifuge for (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 93*
  • Crystalline Structure of Metals. See Metallography; Microphotographs
  • Cuba, by P. S. Stephens (Book), 76
  • Cultivators, “ Howard Rotavator Bulldog ” and “ Howard Rotavator Yeoman,” Attachments for (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603*
  • Cunard Liner “ Media,” Denny-Brown Stabil isers of, 118*
  • “ Queen Elizabeth,” Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119
  • Cunard Steam Ship Co., Ltd., Seamen’s Strike, 808
  • Current British Directories, 1955 (Book), 396
  • — Electric. See Electric
  • Currie, Sir W., on Liners of Past, Present and Future on Service East of Suez, 659
  • Curtiss-Wright Corporation, “ Synchrophasing ” System for Reduction of Propeller Noise, 479
  • Cutters, Milling. See Milling under Machine Tools
  • — Motor-Driven, for Peat and Silage (Atkin
  • son’s Agricultural Appliances, Ltd.), 30* Cutting Speed Indicator (UTZ, Ltd.), 91* Cybernetics, Engineering, by H. S. Tsien (Book), 621; (Review), 687
  • Cycles at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 4*
  • — Motor. See Motor Cycle
  • Cyclone, Dust-Sampling, for Checking Cleaned Gases from Grit Arresters (Nash and Thompson, Ltd.), 377
  • Cyclotron, 45-in., for Radiotherapeutic Research Unit at Hammersmith Hospital, 803*
  • Cylinders, Aluminium, for Internal-Combustion Engines, Mahle Process for Chromium-Plating of, 444*
  • — Chromium-Plated, in Diesel Engine, Wear of, 145
  • — Liner, Wear of, in Diesel-Engined Cargo Vessel, 150*
  • — Thick-Walled, under Pressure, Strength of, 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293. 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • Cylindrical Grinding Machine. See Grinding Machine under Machine Tools
  • Cyprus, Underwater Explorers Club Expedition to, Offers for Testing Equipment, 425
  • “ D. 120 ” Power Oscillator for Driving Vibrator (Goodmans Industries, Ltd.), 477
  • Dairy Bottling Plant, South Morden, 608*
  • — Equipment (Trade Publication), 201
  • Dale Electric (Yorkshire), Ltd., 3-5- to 90-kVA Generating Sets, 55
  • Dallow, Lambert and Co., Ltd., “ K.C.” Two- Way Control Valve for Bulk-Material Handling, 377*
  • Daly, B. B., on Transparent Charts for Solving Engineering Problems, 762*
  • Daly (Condensers), Ltd., Capacitor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • Dam, Clunie, Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • — Large, International Commission on, Paris Congress, May, 1955, 262
  • — Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • — Quoich, Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • — Reservoir, and Feeder Canal. Equalising (Book), 657
  • Dampers, Boiler, Electrically-Operated Actuator for (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 642*
  • Damping Coefficients, Vibration, Torsional, for Marine Propellers, 594*
  • Danarm, J. C. A., Petrol-Driven Chain Saw (Trade Publication). 297
  • Daniel, Dr. S. G., on Running-in of Engines: Choice of Cylinder-Bore Finish, 270. See Erratum, 338
  • Danish Atomic Energy Commission, and United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Agreement for Joint Programme of Research and Development, 769
  • Danze, Prof. J., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360
  • Data Book for Civil Engineers, Vol. Ill: Field Practice, by E. E. Seelye (Book), 233
  • — Transmission, Synchros for, by F. G. Helps,
  • 792*
  • •Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd., 330-b.h.p. and 450-b.h.p. Six-Cylinder Horizontal Oil Engines for Rail Traction, 379*; “ Hi- Dyne ” Diesel Engine for Rail Traction, 720; Diesel Engines for Rail Traction (Trade Publication), 754
  • Davie Shipbuilding Co., Canadian Ferry “ Bluenose ” with Oil-Operated Gear Boxes, 603*
  • Davies, A. R., Lift Truck for Moving Building Blocks, 642*; “ Multibloc” Machine for Rapid Production of Building Blocks, 642*
  • Davies, J. T., on Fuel Economy in Iron and Steel Works, 106
  • Davies, V. C., on Co-operation in Engineering Research, 132.. See 65, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • Davis, Sir R. H., on Recent Developments in Deep Sea Diving, 461
  • Davis, S., Ltd.. Reinecker Electro-Hydraulic Internal-Grinding Machine with Automatic Grinding Cycle, 735*
  • Davy and United Engineering Co., Ltd., Heavy- Section Rolling Mill, 429
  • Dawe Instruments, Ltd., Instrument Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569; Capacitor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • Dawson Brothers, Ltd., Bottling Plant of Express Dairy Co. at South Morden, 608*
  • Dawson. McDonald and Dawson, Ltd., “ Compton ” Diaphragm Air Compressor for Supplying Oil-Free Air, 542*
  • de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., “Comet” Mark 4 Aircraft for British Overseas Airways Corporation, 359
  • de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd., “ Super Sprite ” Rocket Motor, Approval for Service by Ministry of Supply, 187; High-Energy Torch Igniter for Gas-Turbine Engines, 189*; “ Spectre” Rocket Motor, 645
  • de Havilland Propellers, Ltd., 100-kW Prototype Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*
  • ENGINEERING. VOL. 179 (1955)
  • de Klerck, A. H., on Exhaust-Gas Turbo- Charged Four-Stroke High-Speed Rail Traction Engines with Whirl Combustion Chambers, 720
  • de la Rue, T., and Co., Ltd., Plastics Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570.
  • de Pieri, Dr. R., on Four-Stroke and Two- Stroke Cycle Diesel Engines for High- Powered Locomotives, 720
  • Deakin, A., the Late, 579
  • Dean, S. K., on Flow-Meter for Granular Materials, 430*
  • “ Deborine ” Glass Fibre Hull for 54-ft. Motor Cruiser (Halmatic, Ltd.), 672*
  • Decca Radar, Ltd., Expansion of Sales of, 194; “ 212 ” Radar Set for Small Ships, 280*; Mobile Exhibition of “ 212 ” Radar Set, 726
  • Decca Record Co., Ltd., Orders for Decca Navigator, 194
  • Decking for Helicopter Landing-Stage, Cromwell Curve, London, 719
  • — Steel, Prefabricated, for Bailey Bridges
  • (T. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 640*
  • Decompression Chamber for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • Dee Boxes for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital (Lee and Wilkes, Ltd.), 804* Definition of “ Diakoptics,” 310
  • — of Professional Engineers, 69
  • “ Deflecto Grille ” Air-Conditioning Grille (R. Crittall and Co., Ltd.), 538*
  • Deformation, Analysis of, Vol. II: Experiment and Applied Theory, by K. Swainger (Book), 41
  • — Analysis of, Vol. I: Mathematical Theory:
  • Vol. II: Experiment and Applied Theory, by K. Swainger (Review), 721
  • “Deformed” Prestressing Bars (McCalls Macalloy, Ltd.), 120
  • Degenhardt and Co., Ltd., and C. Zeiss, 34 Degreasing Agent (Trade Publication), 754 Deloro Stellite, Ltd., Method for Hard-Metal
  • Tipping of Band-Saw Teeth, 443*. See LETTER, 520
  • Demag, A. G., Sturzelberg Process for Production of Pig Iron and Steel from Low-Grade Ore and Coke, 738*
  • Dempster, R., and Sons, Ltd., Publication Commemorating Century of Gas-Plant Manufacture, 455
  • den Hollander, F. Q., on Railway Policy in Netherlands, 167
  • Denmark. See Danish
  • Denny, Sir M. E., the Late, 166*
  • Denny, Sir M. E., on Amos Ayre, the Man and his Work, 482
  • Denny-Brown Stabiliser for Ships, Development of, 118*
  • Depository, Underground, Bomb-Proof, for Storing Records (Wansdyke Security, Ltd.), 383*
  • Derf Radio Co., Radio Components (Trade Publication), 721
  • Derrick Pole, All-Steel (J. Booth and Sons (Bolton), Ltd.), 16
  • — See also Cranes
  • Design Congress, Edinburgh, Report on, 1954 (Book), 334
  • — and Drawing, Engineering, Discussion on,
  • by H. Clausen, 785. See 779
  • — Registration of, increased Renewal Fees for,
  • 187
  • Desoutter Brothers, Ltd., Pneumatic, Rack- Fed Drill, 575*
  • Destroyers. See Warships Detector, Electromagnetic, for “ Canso ”
  • Flying-Boat, 619
  • — Electronic, for Metals (Trade Publication),
  • 76
  • — Oil-Mist, for Marine Diesel-Engine Crank
  • cases, 768*
  • Deterioration of Materials: Causes and Preventive Techniques (Book), 396
  • “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic Computer
  • (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 313*, 731
  • Deutschen Ausschusses fur Stahlbau, Prestressed Bolts in Steel Structures, by O. Steinhardt and K. Mohler (Book), 493
  • Deutschen Stahlbau-Verbandes, Veroffent- lichungen des, Various Publications (Books), 526
  • “ Deux Ponts ” Military Transport Aircraft (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802*
  • Developing and Printing Drawings and Plans, Machine for (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 735
  • Development of Iron and Steel Industry, Report on, 258, 262
  • Dewrance and Co., Ltd., Apprentice Training Schemes, 296; “ T.L.B.” Process for
  • Deposition of Hard-Facing Alloys in Powder Form, 773*
  • “ Diakoptics,” Definition of, 310 Diamond-Impregnated Tools (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Laboratory-Made, 301
  • — Tool Industry in 1954 (Book), 526 Dickens, R., Design of Exhibition of Centenary
  • of Aluminium as a Commercial Metal, 164. See 683
  • Dickson, Dr. J. T., Discovery of Terylene, 124 Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Words, by W. E. Wood and M. West (Book), 201
  • — Technical and Engineering, English-German
  • and German-English, by Dr. L. de Vries (Book), 76; (Review), 75
  • English-Italian and Italian-English (Book), 41
  • Dielectric Properties of Ketone Resins, by E. Rushton (Book), 76
  • — Strength, Negative Ion Formation in Gases
  • of, by J. W. Marriott and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76
  • Diesel Engines. See Engines, Oil, Diesel;
  • Marine Propulsion
  • Users Association: Life Tests on Small High-Duty Engine with Particular Reference to Chrome Bores, by B. W. Millington, 145; Prevention of Scale and Corrosion in Water-Cooling Systems of Internal- Combustion Engines, by E. L. Streatfield, 301; Annual Luncheon, 520
  • Differential and Integral Calculations, by M. Wellauer (Book), 558
  • Diffractometer, X-Ray (Trade Publication), 267
  • — X-Ray, Recording (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.),
  • 505*
  • Digging Machine. See Excavator Directories, British, Current, 1955 (Book), 396
  • — Electrical Trades, 1955 (Book), 233
  • — and Handbook, Metal Industry, 1955
  • (Book), 689
  • — of Welding and Fabricating Equipment
  • (Book), 9
  • — World, of Oil Engine and Gas Turbine
  • Manufacturers (Book), 366
  • Disc Wheels, Portable Electric Grinding Machines for (Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd.), 444*
  • Discharges, Corona, Point-to-Plane, Experiments on, by H. M. Gaunt and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76
  • Diseases, Waterborne (Trade Publication), 335 Display Aids for Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 41
  • Disputes, Trade. See Labour
  • Distillation Column for Separation and Analysis of Petroleum Products (Glass Developments, Ltd.), 796
  • Distribution, Census of, 1950, Vol. Ill, Wholesale Trades (Book), 201
  • — Stocks for, Control of (Book), 298 Dividends, Taxation of, 287
  • Diving, Deep-Sea, Recent Developments in, 461
  • Dixon, Eng. Rear-Adml. J., the Late, 6
  • “ Djinn ” Two-Seat Turbine-Powered Helicopter (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du Sud-Ouest), 803*
  • “ DM ” Pump for Handling Dry Powders (Mono Pumps, Ltd.), 542*
  • Dock, Dry, with Prestressed Anchors, for Karachi (Gammon (Pakistan), Ltd.), 603
  • — Industry, Inquiry into Working of, 255 Overtime and Discipline in, 255 Wage Claims in, 63, 191, 611, 647, 711,
  • 743
  • — Swansea, Improvements at, 117
  • — Worker: Analysis of Conditions of Employ
  • ment in Port of Manchester (Book), 41; (Review), 75
  • Dockyards, H.M. Mobile Frequency Changers for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 637*
  • — Portsmouth, Forty Years of Change at, 592 Domestic Appliances, Manufacture by C.
  • Colston, Ltd., 291
  • — Fuel, Peat as, Preparation and Burning of,
  • by H. P. Hudson and T. R. Skerry (Book), 41
  • — Solid-Fuel Appliances, Recommended, List
  • No. 10 (Book), 558
  • Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd., Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, Canada, 476*
  • Dominion Wire Rope and Cable Co., Ltd., Cable Strands and Suspender Ropes for Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, Canada, 476*
  • Donald, M. B., on Post-Graduate Courses in Chemical Engineering, 360
  • D. O. P. Co., Renollaud-D.O.P. Cable Take- Off System for Aircraft, 435*
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., Lighting at Lackenby Steelworks of, 281*; Views on Steel Erectors’ Strikes, 323; Capacity for Steel Production, 326; Skelton Grange Power Station, 512*
  • Douglas Fir Plywood, Uses of (Trade Publication), 106
  • Douglas “ Globemaster ” Transport Aircraft with 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generating Set, 84
  • Douglass, H., on Unofficial Strike Leaders, 95 Dounreay Nuclear Power Station, Reactors for, 782
  • Dowty Group, Ltd., Apprentice Training Schemes, 296
  • Doxford, W., and Sons, Ltd., Supercharging a Doxford Marine Engine, 472*
  • D. P. Battery Co., Ltd., Bakewell Factory of, Replacement of Water Wheels by Water Turbine, 684*
  • Drag, Wave, in Linearised Supersonic Flow, by G. N. Ward (Book), 589
  • Drainage, London’s Main, Centenary Exhibition by London County Council, 769
  • — Schemes in Southern Ireland, 524
  • Draper, Dr. C. S., on Flight Control, 652
  • Draper, J. H. M., on Creep-Relaxation Testing, 564*
  • Draughtsman’s Attitude to Drawing and Design, by H. Clausen, 785. See 779
  • — Engineering, Career as (Book), 366
  • and Shipbuilding, Association of, Conference, 483, 515
  • — Shortage of, 779. See 785
  • Dravo Corporation, “ Dravo Counterflo ” Industrial Space Heaters, 89*
  • Drawing and Design, Engineeering, Discussion on, by H. Clausen, 785. See 779
  • — Engineering, Coatings for Dyeline Repro
  • duction of (Trade Publication), 41
  • Conversion of Inch and Metric Sizes on, 409*. See LETTERS, 588, 654
  • Problems, by F. Zozzora (Book), 41
  • — Instruments (Trade Publication), 589
  • — and Plans, Machine for Developing and
  • Printing (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 735 —Storage System, “ Planstore,” (J. H. Randall and Son, Ltd.), 30*
  • — Workshop, How to Read, by W. Longland
  • (Book), 526
  • Drew, J. B., on City of Chandigarh and its Place in Five-Year Plan, 161
  • Drills and Drilling Machines. See Machine Tools
  • Drip Regulator, “ Condesco ” (Trade Publication), 297
  • Drive, Constant-Speed, Sundstrand, System for Aircraft (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • — Geared Marine Turbine, Torsional Vibra
  • tion Characteristics of, Examination by Direct Electrical Analogy, 391, 404*
  • — Variable-Throw, of 10-ton Fatigue-Testing
  • Machine, 500*
  • Driving Chains. See Chains
  • Drop Forgers and Stampers, National Association of, Shortage of Steel Supplies for Drop Forgers, 359
  • — Forging Hammers. See Hammers under
  • Machine Tools
  • Light-Alloy, Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of, 497, 529
  • — Tank of Plastics for Service Aircraft
  • (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 183* Drums, Lorry Loader for, “ Skid Master ” (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Magnetic, for “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic
  • Computer, 314*
  • for Information Storage for “ ACE ” Digital Computer, 732*
  • — Welding Rig for Positioning, “ Trac
  • Tred ” (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • — Winder, for Avon Colliery, South Wales
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 186* Drummond Patents, Ltd., Compressed-Air Oil and Moisture Extractor (Trade Publication), 657
  • Dry Dock. See Dock
  • “ Dryductor ” System of Mine-Roof Drilling (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 119*
  • Dryer, Face and Hand (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Paint, Infra-Red (General Electric Co.,
  • Ltd.), 442*
  • — Rotary and Static (Trade Publication), 396 Drying Grain, Adaptation of Grain Blower for
  • (Scottish Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd.), 637
  • Drysdale and Co., Ltd., Electrically-Driven Oil Pumps for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 350*
  • Du Pont de Nemours, E. I., and Co., Annual Report, 359
  • “ Dualok ” Keyless Pulley (Trade Publication), 559
  • Dubitzky, M., on Heat Pumps in the Home, 717. See 439*, 454
  • Ducts and Fans of Polyvinyl Chloride (Trade Publication), 657
  • Ducting, Plastics, Flexible, for Mine Workings, 181*
  • Duncan, J. P., on Torsional Vibration Characteristics of Geared Marine-Turbine Drives, 391, 404*
  • Duncan, Prof. W. J., on Comet Aircraft and Design Against Fatigue, 196. See 193, 231. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488; on Mechanical Instability, 261. See 169 “ Dunkerton,” H.M. Coastal Minesweeper,
  • Trial Trip of, 667
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., Silicone-Rubber- Spread Glass Cloth Insulating Tape for High-Temperatures, 350; Improvements in Industrial Productivity (Trade Publication), 367; “ Duvina ” Flexible Plastics Material for Marking Roads, 415; Protective Rubber Clothing and Waterproof Safety Boots, 478; Silicone Insulation Tape (Trade Publication), 657; Cinema Film on Rubber in Malaya, 743
  • “ Duotherm ” Domestic Heat Pump, 47* Duralumin, Fatigue Tests on, 376* “ Duraplas ” Safety Spectacles (The Hadley
  • Co., Ltd.), 222
  • Duratube and Wire, Ltd., Wire and Cable
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571 Durham Chemicals, Ltd., Binders for Zinc-
  • Rich Paints, 632
  • “ Durium ” Drill for Cutting Masonry (Rawlplug Co., Ltd.)., 478
  • Dusseldorf Factory of Schiess A.G., Rebuilding of, 688
  • Dust, Goal. See Pulverised Coal
  • — Collectors (Trade Publication), 657 “ Uniclone ” (Trade Publication), 493
  • — in Collieries, Dangers of Accumulation, 62
  • — Concentrates, Toxic, Spectrographic Moni
  • tor for (Winston Electronics, Ltd.), 89*
  • — Control of, from Grinding Wheel, 504* Systems, Two-Way Gontrol Valve for
  • (Dallow Lambert and Co., Ltd.), 377*
  • — Extraction Equipment, Refuse-Disposal
  • Plant, Clydebank, 21
  • — Fine, Paper “ Absolute ” Air Filter for
  • (Vokes, Ltd.), 607*
  • — Flue, Baffle for Reducing Deposit of in
  • Boilers, 278*
  • — and Fumes, Filtering (Trade Publication) 657
  • — Industrial, by P. Drinker and T. Hatch
  • (Book), 428
  • — Radioactive, Vacuum Cleaner for, for
  • Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Hoover, Ltd.), 645*
  • — Removal, “ Electro-Klean ” Mechanical
  • and Electrostatic Air Filter for (American Air Filter Go.), 704*
  • from Flue Gases by Electroprecipitation, 625
  • — Sampling Cyclone for Checking Gleaned
  • Gases from Grit Arresters (Nash and Thompson, Ltd.), 377
  • Suction Probes for, 770
  • Dusty Materials, Vibrator Conveyor for (Owl Engineering Supplies, Ltd.), 53*. See Addendum, 125
  • Dutch. See Holland
  • “ Duvina ” Flexible Plastics Material for Marking Roads (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 415
  • Dyeline Reproduction, Coatings for (Trade Publication), 41
  • Dynamic Balancing Equipment, Portable, Electronic, for Testing High-Speed Turbo Alternators (British Thomson-Houston Co,, Ltd.), 319*
  • — Pressure Measurement, Index and Bibliography on, by W. G. Brombacher and
  • T. W. Lashof (Book), 558
  • Dynamics, Engineering, Vol. I, Theory of Elasticity, by C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Book), 298; Vol. Ill: Steam Turbines; Vol. IV: Internal-Combustion Engines, by C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Review), 557
  • — Fluid, and Heat Transfer, by J. G. Knudsen
  • and D. L. Katz (Book), 334
  • of Jets, by Shih-I Pai (Book), 428 Dynamos. See Generators, Electric; Turbo- Generators
  • Dynamometer, Electric, High-Precision, with Air-Lubricated Trunnion Bearings, 628*
  • — Thrust and Torque, for Titanium Drilling
  • Machine, 48*
  • — See also Torsionmeter
  • Dyson, J., on Examination of Surfaces of Hobbed and Shaved Gear Teeth by Interferometry, 274*
  • Dyson, R. A. and Co., Ltd., 50-ton Semi- Trailer with Removable Bogies for Transport of Public Works Machinery, 508*
  • EAGLE ENGINEERING CO., LTD., Extending Mast Mounted on Motor Vehicle for Outside Television Broadcasts, 248*
  • Earl’s Court. See Exhibition
  • Earthmoving Equipment, Production of, 486 “ Easiload ” Lightweight Trailer for Contractors’ Plant (Stothert and Pitt, Ltd.), 641*
  • East Africa, Communications in, Loan from World Bank for, 358
  • East African Power and Lighting Co., Ltd., Nairobi-South Power Station, 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Alternator Unit for, 715, 727*
  • — Yelland, 180-MW Power Station at, 534* Eastern Regional Board for Industry, National
  • Cash Awards for Cutting Production Costs, 289
  • Easton, I. C., the Late, 752
  • Ebonite and Rubber Mouldings (Trade Publication), 721
  • “ Echo ” Armature Tester for Testing Rotors, Stators or Field Coils (Runbaken Electrical Products), 478*
  • “ Econometer ” Combustion Indicator for Boiler Houses, 49*
  • Economic Commission for Europe, Report on Price of Oil in Western Europe, 454; Statistics on Productivity, 486; Report on Prospects of Exporting Electric Power from Yugoslavia, 494*; Recent Advances in Steel Technology and Market Development, 1954 (Book), 721
  • — Situation in Britain and Manpower
  • Prospects, 159
  • — Survey for 1955, 421
  • Economics, Industrial. See Labour
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • Economists versus Engineers, “ Whitewash and Flour,” 227
  • Economy, Fuel. See Fuel Economy
  • Edelston, Sir T., and Partners, Ltd., “ Reilang ” Pressure Oil Gun with Calibrated Delivery, 765*
  • Eden, Sir A., Broadcast Speech during Railway Strike, 776
  • Edinburgh Design Congress, Report On, 1954 (Book), 334
  • Edison-Swan Electric Co., Ltd., Shallow Trunking for Lighting Circuits, 189*; Valve Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 567
  • Edmonton Plant Department, British Oxygen Engineering, Ltd., 99, 122*
  • Edmunds, W. T., on Production of Light-Alloy Drop-Forgings, Their Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing, 497, 529
  • Edmundson, D., on Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, 271

Education :

  • Adhesives, Course on Setting by Electric Resistance Heating, 321
  • Apprentices, Engineering, Girls as, 387 — Fewer Boys Entering Skilled Trades, 31 — Iron Moulding for, by F. D. Roper (Book), 621
  • — Student and Trade, Courses for, in Engineering Firms, 296
  • Arts Graduates, Scientific Training for, 391
  • Beilby, Sir G., Memorial Awards, 431 Berlin-Charlottenburg University, Problems in Statics Awaiting Solution, by Prof. E. Chwalla (Book), 526
  • Bourke Lectureship, Foundation of, by Faraday Society, 321
  • British Welding Research Association, Summer School of Welding, 150
  • Careers, Engineering Draughtsman (Book), 366
  • — Sheet-Metal Worker (Book), 366 Cement and Concrete Association, Training Courses of, 19
  • Chemical Engineer in Europe, Conference on Functions and Education of, 360, 413
  • — Engineering, Design Studies on Industrial Plant for Students at University College of Swansea, 551
  • City and Guilds of London Institute, Insignia Awards in Technology, 442 Columbia University, History of School of Engineering, by J. K. Finch (Review), 105. See LETTER, 261
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Stress Diffusion in Vicinity of Chordwise Cut-Outs in Wings, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298; Stability Characteristics and Damping in Pitch of Delta Wings, by W. B. McCarter (Book), 298; Calculation of Wave Drag of Nose Shapes at Zero Incidence at Supersonic Speeds, by G. B. Marson (Book), 298; Reports (Books), 589
  • Education, Liberal, in Technical Age (Review), 753
  • Educational Institutions and Industry, Co-operation in Engineering Research between, 65, 132, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • Electrical Safety; Course for Graduate Engineers on, 443
  • Electronics, School of, at Automatic Telephone and Electric Co., Ltd., 506 Engineering, Dangers of Overspecialisation in, in Commercial World, 455
  • Education—continued
  • Engineering Education, American Society for, Changes in Curricula for Undergraduates, 331
  • — Examinations, System Used in, 389. See LETTERS. 520, 588, 654
  • Examinations, Surveying, Solutions to Questions on, by D. H. McPherson and P. N. Ray (Book), 334
  • Federation of British Industries, Overseas Scholars Annual Reunion and Dinner, 33, 36
  • Fuel Efficiency Service, National Industrial, Refresher Course for Plant and Works Engineers, 719
  • Girls as Engineering Apprentices, 387
  • Glasgow Royal Technical College, One- Year Course in Civil Engineering, 3 Graduates, Non-Specialist, in Industry, by A. Collins (Review), 460; (Book), 493 Hatfield Technical College, Courses for Associate-Membership Examination of Incorporated Plant Engineers, 737 Hygiene, Tropical, Course for Mine and Site Managers, 320
  • Imperial College of Science and Technology, Post-Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445; Development Plans for, 777
  • — Institute, Proposed Use of Site for Imperial College of Science and Technology, 777
  • International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Work of, by J. Newby, 361
  • Iron Moulding for Apprentices, by F. D. Roper (Book), 621
  • Junior Institution of Engineers, Maudslay Scholarships, 139
  • King’s College, London, Investigation on Pulsating Air Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • Kingston-upon-Hull Technical College, Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • London School of Economics versus Northampton Engineering College, 227
  • — University, Surveying, Answers to Examination Questions, by D. H. McPherson and P. N. Ray (Book), 334; Imperial College of Science and Technology, Post-Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445:; Development Plans, 777
  • Management, Recruitment and Training of Men Intended for (Review), 365; (Book), 366
  • Manchester University, Post-Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New Course for Bachelor’s Degree Combining Engineering with Humanities and Social Sciences, 195
  • Maudslay Society Scholarships, 139 Mines, Royal School of, Research Report of, 1950-53, 403*
  • Mond Nickel Fellowships Awards, 57
  • National Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service, Refresher Course for Plant and Works Engineers, 719
  • Naval Architects, Institution of, Scholarships in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 57
  • — Officers, Training of, 291 Northampton Engineering College versus London School of Economics, 227
  • Nottingham University, Hydraulic Machines Laboratory at, 442*; Residential Course on Fatigue of Metals, 692
  • Recruitment and Training of Men for Managerial Positions (Review), 365; (Book), 366
  • Report on Techmeal Education in Glasgow, Glasgow Productivity Committee, 162
  • S.B.A.C. Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises, Vol. I (Book), 41: (Review), 492
  • Scholarships Available to British Students in Electrical Engineering, British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers Association, 426
  • — to be Awarded by British Council for
  • Study Abroad, 172
  • — for Research on Light Alloys in
  • Shipbuilding, Aluminium Development Association, 316
  • Science Teachers, Dangers of High Salaries in Industry to Profession, 391 Southampton University, Investigation on Shear Centre of Beam Sections, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • Students, International Association for Exchange of, for Technical Experience, Work of, by J. Newby, 361
  • Swansea, University College of, Design Studies on Industrial Plant for Chemical Engineering Students, 551
  • Training, Basic, S.B.A.C. Handbook of Recommended Exercises (Book), 41; (Review), 492
  • — Problems, Industrial, 456
  • — Specialised, in Field of Work Study (Book), 428
  • United Nations Regional Railway Training Centre, Lahore, Courses for Railway Operating Officials, 162. See Erratum, 532
  • Way Forward, This (Book), 493
  • “ Whitewash and Flour,” Northampton Engineering College versus London School of Economics, 227
  • Edwards and Co. (London), Ltd., Electron Diffraction Camera (Trade Publication), 527
  • Edwards, F. J., Ltd., Sheet-Metal Working Machines (Trade Publication), 138; Machine Tools (Trade Publication), 721
  • Edwards, W., and Co. (London), Ltd., Resistance-Heated Vacuum Furnace for Melting, Casting and Sintering, 668; Experimental Laboratory Arc Furnace, 668; Glass-Working Machine, 668*
  • “ Efco ” Process for Metal Cleaning and Degreasing (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 541
  • Efficiency of Boiler Plants. See Boiler Plants
  • — of Engines. See Engines
  • — Individual, in Industry, Conference on, 456 Effluents, Trade, Treatment of (Trade Publication), 754
  • Eigenvalues, Determination of, and Solution of Systems of Linear Equations, Contributions to (Book), 396
  • Eimco (Great Britain), Ltd., “ Rocker Shovel” for High-Speed Tunnelling, 702*
  • Einfuhrung in die Baustatik, by E. Chwalla (Book), 493
  • Einfuhrung in die Hochspannungstechnik, by
  • M. Wellauer (Book), 558
  • Einstein, Prof. A., the Late, 489, 522*. See 517. See LETTER, 588; His Work, by Prof. H. Levy, 522*. See 489, 517. See LETTER, 588
  • Eklund, Dr. S., on Nuclear Reactor in Sweden, 462*
  • “ Eland ” Propeller-Turbine Aero Engine, Production of, 99
  • Elastic Modulus (Young’s) for Coal, Machine for Determination of, 770*
  • Elasticity, Energy Theorems of Structural Analysis, 305*, 339*, 400*
  • — Theory of, Vol. I of Engineering Dynamics, by C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Book), 298
  • Elderly Persons, Employment of, 191
  • Election Manifestos of Conservative and Labour Parties, 549
  • “ Electraulic ” Pumps for Hydraulic Press for Laboratory-Made Diamonds (Towler Brothers (Patents), Ltd.), 301

Electric:

  • Accumulator, Stopper for Prevention of Electrolyte Leakage from (National Coal Board), 316*
  • — Nickel-Iron Battery, Automatic Charging of (E. R. Constance), 27 — United States, Specification for Batteries (Book), 754
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck Actuators (Trade Publication), 138 AEG Manual (Book), 428 Alternating-Current, Use in Locomotives, 77
  • Alternator. See Generator and Turbo Altitude Correction Factors for Spark- over Voltages of Rod Gaps and Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266 Amplifier-Wattmeter for Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, 271
  • Analyser, Network for Solution of Asynchronous Performance of Salient- Pole Synchronous Machines, 759*
  • Appliances, Electrical, Tested (Trade Publication), 657
  • Arc Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric
  • — Welding. See Welding Armature Winding, Practical, by A. H. Avery (Book), 493
  • Battery. See Accumulator (above)
  • — Vehicles. See Motor Truck
  • Bridge, Electric, Thermometer and Limit. Direct-Reading (Clare Instrument Co.), 539*
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, Technical Reports (Books), 76; Report on Cracking of Steam Pipes, 144; Behaviour of Cellulose Acetate Films under Tropical Conditions, by
  • N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266; Statistical Study of Variation in Performances in Tests of Experimental Unit with Axial Blast, by F. O. Mason (Book), 266; Effect of Series Resistance on Capacitative Spark Discharges, by H. G. Riddlestone (Book), 266; Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of Insulators and Rod Gaps, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Nomograms for Humidity Correction Factors of Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Blowing of Distribution System Fuses During Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller (Book), 266; Wind-Power Research Programme, 433*; Measurement of Soil Thermal Resistivities of Cable Ratings, 490; Flameproof Electrical Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Emission of Flame through Flange Gaps, by
  • T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Motion of Slow Electrons in Polar Materials, by S. Zienau (Book), 493; Case for Adoption of British Plastic Yield Test as International Electrotechnical Commission Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493; Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by
  • E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book}, 493; Onset of Breakdown in Gases Subject to Superposed Micro-wave and Unidirectional Electric Waves, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493; Annual Report, 586; Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621; Handbook on Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines (Book), 621; Current Ratings for Paper-Insulated and Varnished-Cambric-Insulated Cables (Book), 621
  • and Allied Manufacturers Association, Scholarships for British Students, 426; Annual Report, 547
  • Electric—continued
  • British Electrical Development Association, Installation of Electric Sockets (Trade Publication), 76; Cinema Film on Production Methods, 357. See LETTER, 425; Conference: Improvement of Load Factor, by S. W. Hazel J, 556; Electric Space Heating, by E. M. Ackery, 556; Electricity in Homes (Trade Publication), 559; Annual Luncheon, 620; Tested Electrical Appliances (Trade Publication^ 657
  • — Electricity Authority, Power Station Plant Additions, 1954, 38; Tests of Electricity Supply Meters, 123; Thermal Storage Plant, 131. See LETTER, 200; Supply Statistics, 142, 231, 361; Television Equipment at Willington “ A ” Power Station, 158; Investment Programme, 171; Use of Pulverised-Fuel Ash from Littlebrook Power Station as Substitute for Cement in Harbour Works at Aden, 222; 200-MW Turbo-Alter
  • nator for (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 291, 295; New Power Station at Blyth, Northumberland, 331; New Diesel-Electric Power Station in Montgomeryshire, 331; 100-kW
  • Prototype Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*; See also Central Elec- tricity Authority (below)
  • Cable Connectors with Vibration-Proof Locks (Smiths Aircraft Instruments, Ltd.), 580*
  • — Downlead, Television, Designed to Reduce Attenuation (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 744
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects of, 259, 267*
  • — Manufacture, Effect of Price of Copper on Production of, 682
  • — Paper-Insulated, Current Ratings for, Booklet on, 490, 621
  • — Polythene-Insulated, Specification, 77
  • — Ratings, Measurement of Soil Thermal Resistivities of, 490
  • — Rubber and Thermoplastic (Trade Publication), 335
  • — Telephone, Loading Coils in Resin for (Milliard, Ltd.), 120
  • — Varnished-Cambric-Insulated, Current Ratings for (Books), 490, 621
  • Capacitance and Inductance Formulae for Computing, by C. Snow (Book), 9 Capacitor, 333-kVAr (Johnson and Phillips, Ltd.), 302
  • Cathode Rays. See Cathode
  • Cells, Dry, United States Specification for (Book), 754
  • — Remote Housing for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 504
  • Central Electricity Authority, Proposed Skelton Grange “ B ” Power Station, 524. See 510*; 360-MW Power
  • Station at Skelton Grange, 510*. See 524; 180-MW Power Station
  • at East Yelland, 534*; Supply Statistics, 563, 653, 784; 120-MW Power Station at Roosecote, 706*; Power Supply in London Area, 710*; See also British Electricity Authority (above)
  • Characteristics, Electrical, of Overhead Lines, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621
  • Circuits, Alternating-Current, Automatic Protection of, by G. W. Stubbings (Book), 106
  • — Calculations: Electro-Technology, by M. G. Say (Book), 621
  • — Layouts, Printed (Trade Publication), 721
  • — and Networks, by G. Koehler (Book),
  • 396
  • — and Transformers, Protective Current,
  • by P. Mathews (Book), 526; (Review), 788
  • Coil Filler, Use of Silicone Rubber as, 790*
  • Condensers, Three-Pass, Two-Shell, for Roosecote Power Station, (Vickers- Armstrongs, Ltd.), 706
  • Conductors, Hard-Drawn Copper, Specification, 201
  • — Semi, Bibliography of Literature on (Trade Publication), 233
  • Contact-Facing Metals (Trade Publication)^ 335
  • Contactor, Stator-Reversing. Air-Break, for Colliery Winders (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 732
  • Control Systems, Electrical, Engineering Cybernetics, by H. S. Tsien (Book), 621
  • Converter, Frequency (Trade Publication), 133
  • — Unit for Transposing Electric Signals to Changes in Air Pressure (Elliott Brothers, Ltd.), 183
  • Corona Discharges, Point-to-Plane, Experiments on, by H. M. Gaunt and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76
  • Cranes. See Cranes
  • Delay Lines, Mercury, for “ DEUCE ” Electronic Computer, 313*
  • Dielectric Measurements, Use of Carpenter Relay for, 271
  • — Properties of Ketone Resins, by E. Ruston (Book}, 76
  • — Strength, Negative Ion Formation in Gases of, by J. W. Marriott and J. D. Craggs (Books), 76
  • Dynamo. See Generator; Turbo-Generator
  • Electrical Association, National Federated, Wage Claim Against, 255, 287
  • —- — for Women, 30th Annual Conference, 620
  • — Industry, Light, Position and Prospects of, 259, 276*
  • — Installation Contracting, National Inspection Council for, Appointment of Board Designate, 702
  • Electric—continued
  • Electrical Machines, 100-MVA Direct- Current Controlled Reactor for Testing, 633*
  • — and Magnetic Measurements, 271
  • — Plant and Machinery Industry, Position and Prospects of, 163, 170*
  • — Safety, Course for Graduate Engineers on, 443
  • — Signals, Recording and Reproducing of, Cinematograph Technique for, 211*
  • — Trades Directory, 155 (Book), 233 Electrification, Airport (Trade Publication), 657
  • — of French Railways, 499, 518
  • — Schemes in Modernisation Plans for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 581, 586
  • — of Underground Railways, Jubilee of,
  • 786*
  • Electrodes, Covered, for Metal-Arc Welding, Specification. 233
  • — Welding, Testing at Research Laboratory of Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., 277*
  • Electron Diffraction Camera (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Slow Motion, in Polar Materials, by
  • S. Zienau (Book), 493
  • Electronic Controller for Power Circuits (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Detector for Metals (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Digital Computer (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Equipment (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Instruments (Trade Publications), 138, 396
  • Electronics Display Centre, London, of Mullard Ltd., 188
  • — in Industry and Commerce, Conference
  • on, 168
  • — See also Electronic; Electronics Electroplating. See Electro Electro-Precipitation Apparatus (Trade
  • Publication), 621
  • Electrostatic Separation (Trade Publication), 754
  • Electro-Technology: Basic Theory and Circuit Calculations, by M. G. Say (Book), 621
  • — — Einfuhrung in die Hochspannungs
  • technik, by M. Wellauer (Book), 558
  • Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493
  • Equipment, Electrical, Miscellaneous (Trade Publication), 493
  • Ferroelectricity and Antiferroelectricity in Perovskites, by A. F. Devonshire (Book), 76
  • Flame Emission through Flange Gaps, by
  • T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493
  • Flameproof Electrical Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493
  • Fluorescent Tubes (Trade Publication), 396
  • Frequency Changers, Mobile, for H.M. Dockyards (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 637*
  • — Measurement of, 271
  • — Modulation System for Very High Frequency Transmitting Station at Wrotham (Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 582, 609
  • Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Fuse Blowing in Distribution Systems during Thunderstorms, by J. L.Miller (Book), 266
  • Gases Subject to Superposed Microwave and Unidirectional Electric Fields, Breakdown in, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493 Generating Stations. See Power Stations Generator. See Generator and Turbo Heating, Dielectric, for Setting Adhesives by I. Jones (Book), 428
  • Homes, Electricity in (Trade Publication), 559
  • Humidity Correction Factors Applicable to Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Hydro-Electric Power Plants. See Power Plants
  • Ignition for Internal Combustion Engines. See Ignition
  • Inductance and Capacitance, Formulae for Computing, by C. Snow (Book), |
  • — Incremental, Instrument for Measurement of (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 736
  • Induction Furnace. See Furnace — Motors. See Motors, Electric Installation Contracting, Electrical, National Inspection Council for, Formation of, 249
  • Insulating Materials, Electrical (Trade Publication), 621
  • Exfoliated Vermiculite (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Tape, Silicone-Spread Glass Cloth, for High Temperatures (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 350
  • — — Silicone (Trade Publication), 657 Insulation, Use of Butyl Rubber for
  • (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 515*
  • — Silicone, Wear Resistance in Stator of, 790*
  • Insulators, Flashover Tests, Nomograms and Line Charts for Humidity Correction Factors Applicable to, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • — Porcelain, Oscillatory Transient-Voltage Generator for Testing (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 735*
  • — and Rod Gaps, Altitude Correction
  • Factors for Sparkover Voltages of, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Isolators, Rotary (Trade Publication), 335 Klystrons, High-Power (Trade Publication), 493
  • Electric—continued
  • Lamp, Aero-Screened, for Main-Road Lighting (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541
  • — General-Purpose, “ Mazda ” (Trade Publication), 169
  • — Hand, Fluorescent (Trade Publication), 41
  • Lighting, Aero-Screened Lantern for Main Roads (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541
  • — Circuits, Shallow Trunking for (Edison-Swan Electric Co., Ltd.), 189*
  • — Equipment, Outdoor (Trade Publication), 621
  • — Fittings (Trade Publications), 296, 527
  • — Fluorescent, by A. D. S. Atkinson (Book), 233
  • — Industrial, Fittings for (Trade Publication), 657
  • — “ Sportsfield Floodlight ” (Crompton
  • Parkinson, Ltd.), 438
  • — Switches (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Transformer Units, Specifications, 138 Lightning Protection for Electric Systems, by E. Beck (Review), 137
  • Load Factor, Some Observations on Improvement of, 556
  • Locomotives. See Locomotives, Electric London Electricity Board, Power Supply by, 710*
  • Loud-Speaker, Corona-Wind (D. M. Tombs), 669*
  • Lozier Apparatus, Negative Ion Formation in Gases of High Dielectric Strength, by J. W. Marriott and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76
  • Machines. See Generators; Motors; Turbo
  • Mains. See Cables (above)
  • Magnetos. See Ignition
  • Meters, Electricity Supply, UnderRegistration by, 123
  • — Manufacture, Modern, Cinema Film on (Ferranti, Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Mines, Electrical Equipment in (Book), 266 Motors. See Motors, Electric
  • Network Analyser for Examination of Flow Problems in Town-Gas Distribution (Nash and Thompson, Ltd.), 670*
  • — and Circuits, by G. Koehler (Book), 396 Oil Switch. See Switchgear
  • Oscillator, “ D.120,” for Driving Vibrator (Goodman Industries, Ltd.), 477 Oscillograph Tube with Post-Deflection Acceleration for High-Frequency Work (Electronic Tubes, Ltd.), 188
  • Oscilloscope, Dual-Trace, “ L101 ” (Mul- lard, Ltd.), 369
  • Perovskites, Ferroelectricity and Antiferroelectricity in, by A. F. Devonshire (Book), 76
  • Photo-Electric Equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 504
  • Plastic Yield Test, British, Case for Adoption as International Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493
  • Plugs, “ Flit-Plug,” for Cable-Sealing Boxes (Trade Publication), 335
  • — Sparking, for Bristol Sleeve-Valve Engine (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 85
  • Power. See Power
  • — Stations. See Power Stations
  • Price of Electricity in Relation to Investment in Electricity-Supply Industry (Book), 396
  • Process Timer, Automatic, Synchronous (Electrical Remote Control Co., Ltd.), 640*
  • Producers and Distributors of Electricity, International Union of, London Congress, Arrangements for, 71
  • Pyrometer. See Pyrometer
  • Radar. See Radar
  • Radio. See Radio
  • Railways. See Railways
  • Rays. See Cathode Rays; X-Rays Recording and Reproduction of Electrical Signals Using Cinematograph Film, 211*
  • Rectifier, Germanium-Junction (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 568*
  • Relays, Auxiliary (Trade Publication), 367 — Biased-Induction (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Calibrated Sensitive (Londex, Ltd.), 302*
  • — and Control Apparatus (Trade Pub
  • lication), 621
  • — with Moulded Body (Londex, Ltd.), 711
  • — Moving-Coil, Instruments (Trade Publication), 233
  • Coil, Miniature (Electro-Methods, Ltd.), 55*
  • — Smoke-Density Alarm (Londex, Ltd.), 302
  • — Switching (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Telegraph (Trade Publication), 297 Resistance, Equivalent Series, Instrument for Measurement of (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 736
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Rod Gaps and Insulators, Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Semi-Conductors. See Conductors, Semi (above)
  • Ship Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion Signals, Electrical, Recording and Reproducing of, Cinematograph Technique for, 211*
  • Sockets, Electric, Installation of (Trade Publication), 76
  • South Wales Electricity Board, Conference on Electronics in Industry and Commerce, 168
  • Spark Discharges, Capacitive, Effect of Series Resistance on Characteristics of, by H. G. Riddlestone (Book), 266
  • Electric—continued
  • Steel Manufacture. See Furnace, Electric Storage Battery. See Accumulator (above) Substation. See Substation
  • Suppressors, Radio Interference, Regulations for Use of, 319
  • Switchgear. See Switchgear; Motors, Electric
  • Synchros (Trade Publication), 657 — for Data Transmission, 792* Synchronous Machines, Salient-Pole, Solution of Asynchronous Performance by Network Analyser, by D. J. Miller, 759*
  • Telegraphy. See Telegraphy Telephony. See Telephony Test Sets, High-Voltage (Trade Publication), 657
  • Tester, Armature, “ Echo,” for Testing Rotors, Stators or Field Coils (Runbaken Electrical Products), 478* Thermometer. See Thermometer Timer, Process, Automatic, Synchronous (Electrical Remote Control Co., Ltd.), 640*
  • Traction. See Locomotives, Electric; Railways
  • Transducer, Electromagnetic, for Detecting Pressure Changes (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 739* Transformers. See Transformers Transistors, Bibliography of Literature on (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Fundamentals of, by L. M. Krugman (Book), 201
  • — Germanium-Junction, for Hearing Aids (Mullard, Ltd.), 567*
  • — Physics of, 628
  • — Point-Contact, for High-Frequency Work (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 639
  • Transmission, Data, Synchros for, 792* Turbo-Generators. See Turbo-Generators Uranium, Electricity from, 1 Vacuum Tubes. See Rontgen — Radio. See Valve
  • Voltage Reference and Stabiliser Tubes (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Regulator, “ Magnestat,” for Large Alternators (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 319*
  • — Transient, 5 to 35,000, Voltmeter for Measurement of (Oliver Pell Control, Ltd.), 506*
  • Voltmeter, Corrosion, for Field Use (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 515
  • Wales, South, Electricity Board, Conference on Electronics in Industry and Commerce, 168
  • Wattmeter-Amplifier for Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, 271
  • Welding. See Welding Wheatstone Bridge, Portable (Trade Publication), 201
  • for Temperature and Resistance Measurement (Clare Instrument Co., Ltd.), 539*
  • Winding Gear. See Winding
  • — Stator, Direct-Current Testing of, 369, 390
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Radar; Radio; Television
  • — Telephony. See Radar; Radio; Television
  • Electric Ades, “ Rai-Tel-Ade ” Hearing Aid for Radio Listening, 242
  • Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd., Console Control Desk and Four-Channel Mixer for Television Recording in Venezuela, 672*
  • Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, British, Behaviour of Cellulose Acetate Films under Tropical Conditions, by N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266; Statistical Study of Variation in Performances in Tests of Experimental Unit with Axial Blast, by F. O. Mason (Book), 266; Effect of Series Resistance on Capacitative Spark Discharges, by H. G. Riddlestone (Book), 266; Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of Insulators and Rod Gaps, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Nomograms for Humidity Correction Factors of Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Blowing of Distribution System Fuses During Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller (Book), 266; Wind-Power Research Programme, 433*; Measurement of Soil Thermal Resistivities of Cable Ratings, 490; Flameproof Electrical Aparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Emission of Flame through Flange Gaps, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Motion of Slow Electrons in Polar Materials, by
  • S. Zienau (Book), 493; Case for Adoption of British Plastic Yield Test as International Electrotechnical Commission Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493; Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493; Onset of Breakdown in Gases Subject to Superposed Microwave and Unidirectional Electric Waves, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493; Annual Report, 586; Current Ratings for Paper-Insulated and Varnished-Cambric-Insulated Cables (Book), 621; Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621; Handbook on Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines (Book), 621
  • — and Allied Manufacturers Association,
  • British, Scholarships for British Students, 426; Annual Report, 547
  • — Association, National Federated, Wage
  • Claim Against, 255, 287
  • for Women, 30th Annual Conference, 620
  • — Development Association, British, Instal
  • lation of Electrical Sockets (Trade Publication), 76; Cinema Film, “ Planned for the Purpose,” on Production Methods, 357. See LETTER, 425; Conference: Some Observations on Improvement of Load Factor, by S. W. Hazell, 556; Electric Space Heating, by E. M. Ackery, 556; Electricity in Homes (Trade Publication), 559; Annual Luncheon, 620; Tested Electrical Appliances (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Engineers Exhibition, Earl’s Court, 290, 302*, 381*

Electrical Engineers, Institution of:

  • Christmas Lecture on Nuclear Power: Electricity from Uranium, by Dr. T. E. Allibone, 1
  • Problems of Hydro-Electric Design in Mixed Thermal-Hydro-Electric Systems, by T. G. N. Haldane and P. L. Blackstone, 60
  • Redesigned Journal, 67
  • Railway Electrification in Britain, by C. M. Cock, 67
  • Application of Friction / Heat-Transfer Correlations to Cooling-Tower Design, by P. H. Margen, 175
  • Economic Selection of Cooling Towers for Generating Stations, by G. F. Kennedy and P. H. Margen, 175
  • Equipment of Instrumental Accuracy for Recording and Reproduction of Electrical Signals, Using Cinematograph Film, by H. McG. Ross, 211*
  • Annual Dinner, 295
  • Electrical Engineering Industry in Post War Economy, by G. L. E. Metz, 303
  • Kelvin Lecture on Transistor Physics, by Dr. W. Shockley, 628
  • Annual Report, 686
  • Participation in British Nuclear Energy Conference, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Summer Meeting, Scotland:
  • Proceedings, 775* Measurements Section:
  • Engineering Services at Harwell, by W. E. Harris, 270
  • Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, by D. Edmundson, 271
  • Supply Sections
  • Under-Registration of Electricity-Supply Meters, by L. B. S. Golds and P. Schiller, 123
  • Sealed Transformers, by E. B. Franklin, 213
  • High-Voltage Developments in Sweden, by A. Rusek, 304
  • Standardisation of Electricity Supply Tariffs, by A. O. Johnson and N. F. Marsh, 361
  • An Examination of High-Voltage Direct- Current Testing Applied to Large Stator Windings, by R. T. Rushall and J. S. Simons, 369. See 390
  • Proving Performance of Circuit-Breakers with Particular Reference to Those of Large Breaking Capacity, by J. Christie, H. Leyburn and J. F. Bird, 432
  • Energy from the Wind, by E. W. Golding, 433*
  • Supply of Electricity in London Area, by
  • D. B. Irving, 710*
  • Utilisation Section:
  • Miniature Circuit-Breakers, by H. W. Wolff and T. G. F. Atherton, 143
  • Standardisation of Electricity Supply Tariffs, by A. O. Johnson and N. F. Marsh, 361
  • Electrical Engineers, Supervising, Association of. See Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of
  • — Engineering Industry in Post-War Economy,
  • by G. L. E. Metz, 303
  • Scholarships in, for British Students, British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, 426
  • — Goods Trades, Fewer Apprentices in, 31
  • — Installation Contracting, National Inspec
  • tion Council for, Appointment of Board Designate, 702
  • — Power Convention, British. See British
  • Electrical Power Convention
  • Electrical Remote Control Co., Ltd., Switching Relay (Trade Publication), 41; Automatic Synchronous Process Timer, 640*
  • — Trades Directory, 1955 (Book), 233
  • Union, Strike Ballot by, 255, 287; Wage Demands of London Newspaper Employees, 419; Newspaper Strike, 487; Recognition as Negotiating Body by British Broadcasting Corporation, 711
  • — Year Book, Mechanical World, 1955
  • (Book), 106
  • Electricity-Supply Industry in Europe (Book), 233
  • Industry, Investment in (Book), 396 Electro-Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Efco ” Process for Metal Cleaning and Degreasing, 541; Perspex Plating Barrels, 541*
  • “ Electro-Klean ” Mechanical and Electrostatic Air Filter (American Air Filter Co.), 704*
  • Electrodes, Arc-Welding, Metal (Book), 9
  • — Potentials and Dissolution of Gold, by G.
  • Thomas (Book), 266
  • — Welding, Pocket Guide to (Trade Publica
  • tion), 233
  • — Welding, Testing at Research Laboratory
  • of Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., 277*
  • I Electroglide ” Centrifugal Pumps for High- Lift Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station (Harland Engineering Co., Ltd.), 740*
  • Electrolytic Corrosion. See Corrosion Electromagnet for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 804*
  • Electromagnetic Waves. See Electric and Waves
  • Electron Diffraction Camera (Trade Publication), 527
  • Electron Slow Motion, in Polar Materials, by S. Zienau (Book), 493
  • Electronic Apparatus for Guiding Missiles (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541*
  • for Simulation of Guided Missile System (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541*
  • — Controller for Power Circuits (Trade
  • Publication), 559
  • — Digital Computer (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Equipment, Cable Connectors with Vibra
  • tion-Proof Locks for (Smiths Aircraft Instruments, Ltd.), 580*
  • — Navigation and Radar, by G. J. Sonnen
  • berg (Book), 689
  • — Instruments (Trade Publication), 396
  • for Indication of Contact between Work and Wheel of Grinding Machine (B. O. Morris, Ltd.), 709*
  • Electronic Instruments, Ltd., pH Meters, 669*
  • — Methods of Inspection, 781
  • Electronic Tubes, Ltd., Oscillograph Tube with Post-Deflection Acceleration for High-Frequency Work, 188
  • Electronics in Industry and Commerce, Conference on, 168
  • — School of, at Automatic Telephone &
  • Electric Co., Ltd., 506
  • — See also under Electric
  • Electroplating Barrels, Perspex (Electro- Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 541*
  • — Research on, 722
  • — Chromium for Surface Hardening of Light
  • Alloys, Mahle Process (Sheepbridge Stokes, Ltd.), 444*
  • — Silver (Trade Publication), 297
  • Electroprecipitation, Researches into Factors Affecting, 625
  • Electrothermal Engineering Ltd., Electro thermal “ Bunsen ” Laboratory Heater, 125*; Armoured Heating Cables for Pre-Heating and Stress-Relieving, 705*; Testing Apparatus (Trade Publication), 754
  • Elevator, 5 tons per hr. Capacity, for Powders (Russell Constructions Ltd.), 605*.
  • Elgro Machine Tool Co., Ltd., De-Burring Machine for Cleaning Gear Teeth, 383* Eliminator Fire Door, Use in Smoke Abatement., 93
  • Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd., Converter Unit for Automatic Control Systems, 183; Digital Computer (Trade Publication), 267; Annual Report, 614
  • Elliott, E., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • “ Elmet ” Metals for Electrical Contacts (Trade Publication), 335
  • Emery Wheels. See Grinding under Machine Tools
  • E.M.I. Electronics, Ltd., Dynamic Balancing Machine, 302*
  • E. M.I. Factories, Ltd., 12-kW, High-Frequency Generator for Induction Heating, 188*
  • E.M.I. Sales and Service, Ltd., “ Minifon ” Pocket-Sized Magnetic Speech Recorder, 190
  • Employees. See Labour
  • Employment. See Labour
  • Emulsion Cleaner, “ Pyroclean ” (Trade Publication), 754
  • Encyclopaedia, Oxford Junior, Vol. VIII: Engineering (Review), 656; (Book), 689
  • “ Endoscope ” for Inspection of Inaccessible Parts (Trade Publication), 41
  • Endurance Tests. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials')
  • Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493
  • — Theorems of Structural Analysis, by Dr.
  • E. H. Brown, 305*, 339*, 400*
  • Enfield Cables, Ltd., Electric Cables (Trade Publication), 335; 100-kW Prototype
  • Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*;
  • Cables for Saateni Power Station, Zanzibar, 4'50
  • Engel, Dr. F. V. A., on Strouhal Number and Hodgson Criterion, 133. See 17*. See LETTERS, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • Engines, Aero. See Aeronautics
  • — Diesel. See Engines, Oil, Diesel; Marine
  • Propulsion; Motorships
  • — Fire. See F/re
  • — Indicators. See Indicators
  • — Internal-Combustion, Aluminium Cylinders
  • for, Mahle Process for Chromium-Plating of, 444*
  • Combustion, Engineering Dynamics, Vol. IV, by C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Review), 557
  • Combustion, Exports of, 747
  • Combustion, High-Speed, Testing of, by A. W. Judge (Book), 298
  • Combustion, Industry in India, Problems Relating to Development of (Book), 9

Engine, Internal Combustion, International Congress on:

  • Proceedings, 720, 749, 784. See also vol. 180
  • International Rules for Construction of Diesel Engines for Rail Traction, by J. Kater, 720
  • Development of Diesel Engines for Rail Traction, by C. Tourneur, 720
  • High Speed Diesel Engines Used as Prime Movers in Rail Vehicles with Different Types of Transmission, by A. Brand, 720
  • Maintenance Techniques Employed in Diesel-Electric Locomotive-Repair Shops of United States Railroads, by W. J. Fritton, 720
  • High-Pressure-Charged Engines for Railroad Operation, by Prof. E. Sorensen, 720
  • Four-Stroke and Two-Stroke Cycle Diesel Engines for High-Powered Locomotives, by Dr. R. de Pieri, 720
  • Exhaust-Gas Turbo-Charged Four-Stroke High-Speed Rail Traction Engines with Whirl Combustion Chambers, by A. H. de Klerck, 720
  • Engine, Internal Combustion, International Congress on—continued
  • The Paxman “ Hi-Dyne ” Engine for Diesel Traction, by D. M. Pearce, 720 Experiences with Diesel Engines for Rail Traction, by L. Slaghek, 720
  • Design and Operation of High-Speed Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines, by Dr. E. Schmidt, 749
  • Method of Transmission for Diesel Engines, by Dr. L. Geislinger, 749 Loop-Scavenged Two-Stroke Engines for Locomotives, by Dr. G. Goldbeck, 749
  • Renault Gas-Turbine Locomotive, by F. Picard and M. Chatel, 749
  • Use of Spectrograph in Facilitating Maintenance of Diesel Locomotives, by A. Vandaghen, 749
  • Relation of Cylinder Size to Design and Performance of Diesel-Engine Installations for Railway and Marine Service, by Prof. C. F. Taylor, 784 Some Problems in Connection with Use of Oil Fuels for Railway Traction, by
  • R. Brun, R. Vichnievsky and R. Courtel, 784
  • Increasing Power for Four-Stroke Diesel Engines by Exhaust-Impulse Scavenging, by Dr. R. Feiss, 784
  • Some Practical Aspects of Engine Noise, by C. H. Bradbury, 784
  • Engine, Internal-Combustion, Manufacturers’ Association, British, Report on Export Situation, 747
  • Combustion, for Renault Locomotive, 749
  • Combustion, Research Association, British, Improved Air Compressor, 189*
  • Combustion, Running-in of, Choice of Cylinder-Bore Finish, 270. See Erratum, 338
  • Combustion, Water Cooling systems of, Prevention of Scale and Corrosion in, 301
  • Combustion. See also Turbines, Gas
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Motor Car. See Engines, Petrol
  • — Noise, Practical Aspects of, 784
  • — Oil, Air-Cooled, Advantages and Disadvan
  • tages of, 582
  • and Gas Turbines, Manufacturers of, World Directory (Book), 366
  • 300-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder, Horizontal, for Rail Traction (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 379*
  • See also Tractors
  • Diesel, Accessories for (Trade Publication), 41
  • Diesel, Combination with Steam as Cheaper Form of Marine Propulsion, 533*
  • Diesel, Display Aids for (Trade Publication), 41
  • Diesel-Electric, for Locomotives (Trade Publication), 559
  • Diesel, Exhaust-Gas Turbo-Charged Four-Stroke, with Whirl Combustion Chambers, for Rail Traction, 720
  • Diesel, Five-Cylinder, 2,400-h.p., for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura ” (Burmeister and Wain), 285*
  • Diesel, 85-b.h.p., Four-Cylinder (H. Meadows, LtcT.), 507*
  • Diesel, Four-Stroke, Increasing Power by Exhaust-Impulse Scavenging, 784
  • Diesel, Generating Sets (Trade Publication), 201
  • Diesel, 878-b.h.p., “ K8 ” for Generators of S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., 354
  • Diesel, Heavy, Flow-Production of (Trade Publication), 657
  • Diesel, “ Hi-Dyne ” for Rail Traction (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 720
  • Diesel, High-Duty, Endurance Tests of, 145
  • Diesel, High-Pressure-Charged, for Rail Traction, 720
  • Diesel, High-Speed, Heavy-Duty, for Rail Traction, Design and Operation of, 749
  • Diesel, High-Speed, for Rail Traction, Types of Transmission for, 720
  • Diesel, 30-b.h.p., for “ Irion” Combined Fork-Lift Truck and Transport Vehicle, 537
  • Diesel, Manufacture by F. Perkins, Ltd., 131. See 195
  • Diesel, Marine, 850-h.p. (British Polar Engine, Ltd.), 29
  • Diesel, Marine, for Cargo Liners, 149* Diesel, Marine, Detection of Oil-Mist in Crankcases of, 768*
  • Diesel, Marine, 8,000-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder, with Exhaust-Turbine Supercharging, (Harland and Wolff, Ltd.), 154*
  • Diesel, Marine, Supercharged, Two- Stroke, Two-Cylinder, Experimental (Gotaverken Shipyard), 733*
  • Diesel, Marine. Two-Stroke, Opposed- Piston, Supercharging with Turbo-Blower, 472*
  • Diesel, Marine, Two-Stroke, Ten- Cylinder, Turbo-Charged Opposed-Piston (Gotaverken Shipyard), 733*
  • Diesel, Method of Transmission for, using Differential, 749
  • Diesel, Operation and Maintenance, by V. L. Maleev (Book), 266
  • Diesel, 40-h.p., Portable (A. C. Morrison (Engineers), Ltd.), 743*
  • Diesel, for Powering Trawlers, 746 Diesel, for Rail Traction (Trade Publication), 754
  • Diesel, for Rail Traction, Development of, 720
  • Diesel, for Rail Traction, Experiences with, 720
  • Diesel, for Rail Traction, International Rules for Construction of, 720
  • Diesel, Railway and Marine, Relation of Cylinder Size to Design and Performance of, 784
  • Engine,Oil, Diesel, l,088-b.h.p.,Saateni Power Station, Zanzibar (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 450
  • Diesel, 693-b.h.p., for Sawbridgeworth Pumping Station (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 806
  • Diesel, 165-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder (H. Meadows, Ltd.), 507*
  • Diesel, Small, Maintenance Equipment for (Merlin Engineering Co., Ltd.), 195, See 131
  • Diesel, 621-b.h.p., Three-Cylinder, Turbo-Supercharged, Tests on Use of Boiler Oil in (Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd.), 384*
  • Diesel, Two-Stroke, and Four-Stroke, for High-Powered Locomotives, 720
  • Diesel, Two-Stroke, Loop-Scavenged, for Rail Traction, 749
  • Diesel, 630-b.h.p., in 1,400-ton Twin- Screw Bulk-Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” 448
  • Diesel, Unveiling of 100,000th Engine Produced by Petters, Ltd.,676
  • Diesel. See also Motorships; Marine Propulsion ; Diesel Engine Users Association
  • — Petrol, Aeroplane. See Aeronautics See also Aeronautics; Motor Cars
  • — Steam, Combination with Diesel Engine or
  • Gas-Turbine as Cheaper Form of Marine Propulsion, 533*
  • Horizontal, Tandem, Compound, at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, Modifications to, 644*. See 613
  • Marine. See also Marine Propulsion; Turbines
  • — Test Methods for Rating Fuels, Institute of
  • Petroleum (Book), 396
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • Engineer’s Attitude to Drawing and Design, by H. Clausen, 785. See 779
  • — as Business Man in American Industry, by
  • J. B. Rae, 163
  • — in Charge, Institution of, Annual Dinner,
  • 392
  • — versus Economists, “ Whitewash and Flour,”
  • 227
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Institutions. See Institutions
  • — Modern Physics for (Book), 41
  • — and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of:
  • Experiences in Stabilisation of Ships, by Sir W. Wallace, 118*; Supercharging a Doxford Engine, by P. Jackson, 472*
  • — Welding for, by H. Udin, E. R. Funk and J.
  • Wulff (Book), 175
  • Engineering in Agriculture, by P. H. Southwell (Book), 366; (Review), 460
  • — and Allied Employers’ National Federation,
  • Wage Claims Against, 31, 127, 223, 255, 287, 355, 547; Wages and Conditions of Apprentices, 483; Women Engineering Employees’ Wages, 451, 547
  • — Analysis: An Introduction to Professional
  • Method, by D. W. Ver Planck and B. R. Teare (Review), 525
  • — Apprentices. See Education; Labour
  • — Centenaries in 1955, 5
  • — Clerical Employees, Wage Demands by, 127,
  • 191, 287
  • — Contracts. See Contracts; Legal
  • — Cybernetics, by H. S. Tsien (Book), 621;
  • (Review), 687
  • — Dimensional Metrology (Book), 558
  • — Draughtsmen, Career as (Book), 366
  • — Drawings, Conversion of Inch and Metric
  • Sizes on, 409*. See LETTERS, 588, 654
  • Problems, by F. Zozzora (Book), 41
  • — Dynamics, Vol. I, Theory of Elasticity, by
  • C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Book), 298; Vol. Ill: Steam Turbines; Vol. IV: Internal-Combustion Engines, by C. B. Biezeno and R. Grammel (Review), 557
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Employees, Women, Wage Increases for,
  • 451, 547
  • — Equipment Users’ Association, Standardisa
  • tion of Engineering Equipment, 259
  • — Examinations, System Used in, 389. See
  • LETTERS, 520, 588, 654
  • — Foundation, United States, Investigation
  • of Corrosion and Metallurgical Stability in High-Temperature Steam Generation, 703
  • — Industrial, Value of, 483
  • — Industries, Full Employment and Mechanis
  • ation in, 66, 73*
  • Nationalisation of, 419
  • in Scotland, Production Figures for, 486 Wage Claims in, 31, 223, 255, 355, 387, 547
  • Wage Differentials in, 355; Holidays in, 355; Equal Pay for Women in, 387
  • Girls as Apprentices, 387
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories; National
  • Physical
  • — Outlook, 2, 10*, 34, 42*. 66, 73*, 99, 107*,
  • 130,140*, 163,170*, 194, 202*, 235*, 259, 267*, 290, 299*, 326, 335*, 358, 367*, 390, 397*. See Erratum, 442
  • — Problems, Transparent Charts for Solving,
  • by B. B. Daly, 762*
  • — Services at Atomic Energy Research Estab
  • lishment, Harwell, 270
  • in a Laboratory, by J. C. Knight, 173
  • — and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, Association
  • of, Ventilating in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 76; Heating in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 105; Light Alloys in Structural Engineering, by J. McH. Young (Book), 589
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • — Standards. See Standards Institution
  • — and Technical Dictionary, German-English
  • by Dr. L. de Vries (Review), 75; (Book),’ 76
  • — Technician Defined, 69
  • — Thermodynamics, Principles of, by P. J.
  • Kiefer, G. F. Kinney and M. C. Stuart (Book), 428
  • — Trades, Fewer Apprentices in, 31
  • — Union, Amalgamated, Wage demands of
  • London Newspaper Employees, 419;
  • Newspaper Strike, 487; Wage Claims by, 547
  • — Vol. VIII of Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia
  • (Review), 656 ; (Book), 689
  • — Works. See Works
  • English Electric-Babcock and Wilcox Group of Companies for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • English Electric Co., Ltd., Electric Motor Built to American Standards, 94*; Welding Transformer for Welding Shop of Acton Works, London Transport Executive, 188; Constant-Speed Sund- strand Drive for Aircraft, 215*; Expansion of Firm, 258. See 194; 200-MW TurboAlternator for British Electricity Authority, 291, 295; Student Courses for Apprentices, 296; “ Deuce ” Digital
  • Electronic Computer, 313*; 100-kW
  • Prototype Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*; Protection System for Three-Phase, Fractional Horse-power Electric Motors, 381*; 1,088-b.h.p. Diesel Engine for
  • Saateni Power Station, Zanzibar, 450; Switchgear for Skelton Grange Power Station, 512; Transformers for Skelton Grange Power Station, 512; Electric Motors for Power-Station Auxiliaries (Trade Publication), 527; Transformer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568*; 70-MVA Aluminium-Wound Transformer for Kemano-Kitimat Hydro- Electric Scheme, 602 ; 33-kV Single-Tank Outdoor Circuit-Breaker, 639*; Electrically-Operated Actuator for Boiler Dampers, 642*; Air-Break Switchgear for Roosecote Power Station, 707; Turbine- Driven Alternator for Stand-By Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741 English Electric Valve Co., Ltd., Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 567
  • — German and German-English Technical and
  • Engineering Dictionaries, by Dr. L. de Vries (Book), 76; (Review), 75
  • — Italian and Italian-English Technical Dic
  • tionary (Book), 41
  • — Windmill, by R. Wailes (Review), 39 Engraving Work (Trade Publication), 589 Enthoven Solders. Ltd., “ Superspeed,” Lightweight Soldering Irons (Trade Publication), 201
  • Epco, Ltd., “ Flexi-Force ” Hydraulic Power Kit, 479
  • Epicyclic Clutch, “ Clearomatic ” Two-Speed, 57*
  • Episcope for Visual or Photographic Work in Workshop (C. F. Smith), 413*
  • “ Epping Auto-Shunter ” Shunting Tractor (Trade Publication), 493
  • Equilibrium, Castigliano’s Theorem of, 339*
  • Erg Industrial Corporation, Ltd., Resistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570 Ergebnisse der Versuche und Messungen auf dem Gebiet der Verbundbauweise (Book), 526
  • Ericht, Loch, Scotland, Plans for New Power Station, 167
  • Erie Resistor Ltd., Capacitor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • Error Function and Its Derivative, Tables of (Book), 366
  • Erskine, Sir G., on Finance for Industry, 650 Escher-Wyss Hydraulic Turbines for Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • Essen, Germany, Heinrich and Theodore Mine, Use of “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting in, 181*
  • Essen, Haus der Technik at, 683
  • “ Esso Exeter,” M.S., Oil Tanker, Launch of, 66
  • Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., Strainers for Sea Water at Fawley Refinery, 704*
  • Etruria Gasworks, Stoke-on-Trent, New Carbonisation Plant for, 576*
  • “ Euclid ” Rear-Dumping Trucks (Trade Publication), 201
  • Europe, Economic Commission for, Price of Oil in Western Europe, Report on. 454; Statistics on Productivity, 486; Report on Prospects of Exporting Electric Power in Yugoslavia, 494*; Recent Advances in Steel Technology and Market Development, 1954 (Book), 721
  • — Joint Metallurgical Societies Meeting in,
  • Programme, 459; Proceedings, 717, 748
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals Industry in (Book), 266
  • — Steel Production in, Statistic;, 746
  • — United States Investment in, 241
  • European Economic Co-operation, Organisation for, Inquiry on Fuel Consumption of Thermal Power Stations, 163; Chemical Industry in Europe (Book), 175; British Exports to Europe, 226; Electricity Supply Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Coal Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Report on United States Investment in Europe, 241; Non-Ferrous Metals Industry in Europe (Book), 266; Private United States Investment in Europe and Overseas Territories (Book), 366; Copper Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 396; Price of Electricity and Investment in Supply Industry (Book), 396: Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification, and Specialisation in Containers (Book), 428; Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification and Specialisation in Materials Handling Equipment (Book), 428; Specialised Training in Field of Work Study (Book), 428; Zinc and Lead Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 428; Report on Processes and Problems of Industrialisation in Under-Developed Countries, 485; Report on Oil Equipment in Europe, 650; Recent Advances in Steel Technology and Market Development, 1954 (Book), 721
  • Evans, U. R., on Cathodic Protection of Ships, 781. See 689
  • Evans, W. E., the Late, 264
  • Evaporators for Recovery Process at Bowater’s Paper Mills, Calhoun, Goslin-Birmingham Manufacturing Co., Inc., 756
  • Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd., Thermocouple Repeater for Temperature Transmissions, 796; Hydraulic Jet-Pipe Controller for Regulating Temperature of Fuel Oil to Furnaces, 796; “ In-Line ” Scanner for Instrument Desks, 796*
  • Ewbank and Partners, Electrical and Mechanical Installations for Central Terminal Area at London Airport,423,446*, 474*
  • Ex-Servicemen, Resettlement of, 611 Examinations, Engineering, System Used in, 389. See LETTERS, 520, 588, 654
  • “ Excalibur,” H.M. Submarine, Launch of, 308
  • Excavators with 1-cub. yd. Bucket (Trade Publication), 169
  • — Hydraulic, Lorry-Mounted, “ Staffa-
  • Bruneri ” (Chamberlain Industries, Ltd.), 638*
  • — Mechanical, |-cub. yd., “ NCK 205,” with
  • Non-Metallic Bushes (Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., and Koehring Co.), 183*
  • — Tunnelling, Eimco “RockerShovel” (Eimco
  • (Great Britain), Ltd.), 702*
  • Exchangers, Heat (Trade Publication), 41
  • — for 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Altemator Unit
  • (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 715, 727*
  • Exhibition, Aluminium as a Commercial Metal, Centenary, 164, 683
  • — “ Atoms for Peace,” 716
  • — British Industries Fair, 541*, 574*, 604*,
  • 640*, 683, 735, 774*
  • — — Instrument Industries, 779, 795*. See
  • also vol. 180
  • — Centenary, of London’s Main Drainage,
  • London County Council, 769
  • — and Conferences, Forthcoming, 126, 254,
  • 386, 546, 679, 807
  • — and Congress, Water Supply, London,
  • Programme, 304
  • — Control Instruments for Furnaces and
  • Boiler Plant, 232
  • — and Convention, Plastics, British, Olympia,
  • Programme, 384; Exhibits at, 754
  • — Conversazione, Royal Society, 684
  • — Electrical Engineers, Earl’s Court, 290,
  • 302*, 381*
  • — Electronics Display Centre of Mullard,
  • Ltd., 188
  • — of Engineer Equipment, Military Engineer
  • ing Experimental Establishment, 545
  • — Factory Equipment, 414*, 478*
  • — Famous Locomotive Engineers, Work of,
  • 651
  • — French Aircraft, Salon de l’Aeronautique,
  • 21st, Arrangements, 450; Programme, 716; Exhibits, 772*, 801*. See also vol. 180
  • — Geneva, Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy,
  • 651. See also vol. 180.
  • — Industrial Health and Welfare Centre, 391
  • — Leipzig Fair in Retrospect, 327
  • — Lille International Fair, Arrangements for,
  • 321
  • — Machine Tool, Chicago, Arrangements for,
  • 113
  • — Mobile, of “ 212 ” Radar Set (Decca
  • Radar, Ltd.), 726
  • — National Physical Laboratory Open Day,
  • 580, 731*. See 714
  • — Physical Society, 486, 513*, 668*
  • — Power and Mechanical Engineering,
  • National, Philadelphia, 12
  • — Radio and Electronic Component Manu
  • facturers’ Federation, 567*
  • — Radioactive Isotopes, Birmingham Ex
  • change arid Engineering Centre, 237
  • — Swiss Industries, Fair, 519
  • — of Synthetic Resin Adhesives, Aero Re
  • search Ltd., 21st Anniversary, 619
  • — Television Society’s, 68
  • — Trades Fairs Overseas, Board of Trade
  • Booklet, 454
  • Fairs Overseas, Hints for Exhibitors (Book)., 589
  • Expansion or Explosion: Solutions for Vital Problem of Machine Age, by A. Vickers (Book), 558
  • Explosions, Colliery. See Accidents
  • — or Expansion: Solutions for Vital Problem
  • of Machine Age, by A. Vickers (Book), 558
  • — Gaseous. See Accidents
  • Export Trade. See Trade
  • Exporters’ Year Book, 1955 (Book), 366
  • Exposition of Power and Mechanical Engineering, National, Philadelphia, 12
  • Express Dairy Co., Ltd., Milk Pasteurising and Bottling Plant at South Morden, 608*
  • Extractor, Oil and Moisture, Compressed-Air (Trade Publication), 657
  • Extrusion Processes, Theory of Plasticity Applied to, 71
  • FABRICATING AND WELDING EQUIPMENT, Directory of (Book), 9
  • Facing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Slabs, Concrete (Trade Publication), 201
  • Factory Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Acts, House of Lords Decision on Non-Compliance of Mechanical Grindstones with, by D. G. F. Rogers, 616
  • — Automatic, and American Trade Unions, 326
  • — — Conference on, Institution of Production Engineers, 780. See 713, 747
  • — Chief Inspector’s Report, 1953, 8. See Erratum, 142
  • — Employment of Women. See Labour
  • — Equipment Exhibition, 414*, 478*
  • — Floor-cleaning Machines for (Cimex-
  • Fraser Tuson, Ltd.), 204
  • — Maintenance Construction, Use of Fork-
  • Lift Trucks for Raising Girders, 248
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Oberkochen, of C. Zeiss, 34
  • — Shepperton, of Winston Electronics, Ltd.,
  • 89
  • — Volkswagen, Germany, Extensions to, 131
  • — See also Works
  • Failure, Mechanical, of Metals, in Service, by J. A. Bennett and G. W. Quick (Review), 105
  • Fair, Trade. See Exhibition
  • Fairmile Construction Co., Ltd., Diesel- Driven Aluminium Cargo Lighter, 53 Falk, G. F., the Late, 688
  • Falkland Islands Dependencies, Aerial Survey of, by Hunting Aerosurveys, Ltd., 761
  • Fans, “ Airmax,” Axial-Flow (A. K. Fans, Ltd.), 571*
  • — Centrifugal (Trade Publication), 657
  • — and Ducts of Polyvinyl Chloride (Trade
  • Publication), 657
  • — Guard for (K. Blackman, Ltd.), 222*
  • — Hot-Air, Coupling for Cooling (Spooner
  • Dryer and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 545*
  • — Induced-Draught, Electrically-Driven, for
  • Boilers of S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (J. Howden and Co., Ltd.), 352*
  • — Propeller, 3-Bladed “ APA ” (K. Black
  • man, Ltd.), 575*
  • — Silencer for (Woods of Colchester, Ltd.)
  • 53*
  • Faraday Society, Foundation of Bourke Lectureship, 321
  • Farm Implements, Case Study on (Book), 298 “ Farmer’s Boy Major,” Lightweight Two- Wheeled Tractor (Raven Engineering Co., Ltd.), 647*
  • Farming. See Agriculture; Tractors Farquharson, J. F., the Late, 524 Farrer, W. E., Ltd., Cooling-Water Screens for Roosecote Power Station, 707*
  • “ Fastik ” Glue Pen (Trade Publication), 106 Fatigue, Cumulative Damage in, Economical Method of Investigation, by J. C. Levy, 724*
  • — in High-Strength Aluminium Alloys, 471
  • — Loading, Stress Concentration Factors and,
  • 146*
  • — of Metals, Course at Nottingham Uni
  • versity, 692
  • — Process in Aluminium, Observations on,
  • 471
  • — Tests of Metals. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials')
  • Fawcett, J. D. (Darlington), Ltd., Rotary and Static Dryer (Trade Publication), 396 Fawley Oil Refinery, Strainers for Sea Water at, 704*
  • “ Featherweight ” Lightweight Flexible Hose for Carrying Oil (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 579
  • Federation of British Industries, Overseas Scholars Annual Reunion and Dinner, 33, 36; Capital Expenditure and Investment's; Price Structure of Coal (Book) 233; Report on United Nations Technical Assistance, 257. See 261; Conference on Managing Small Firms, Harrogate, Programme. 321
  • “Fedrex ” X-Ray Units (Trade Publication), 657
  • Feed, Closed, System, for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (G. and J. Weir, Ltd.), 352
  • — Water Preheating, Franco-Crosti System,
  • 747, 766*
  • Softener. See Water Softener.
  • See also Water
  • Feedback, Automatic, Control System Synthesis, by J. G. Truxal (Review), 687
  • Feeders, Automatic (Riley Stoker Co., Ltd.), 478
  • Feedwater Specialists Co., Water Treatment (Trade Publication), 754
  • Feiss, Dr. R., on Increasing Power for Four- Stroke Diesel Engines, by Exhaust- Impulse Scavenging, 784
  • Feltham, Ship-Hydrodynamics Laboratory at, 292*
  • Female Labour. See Labour
  • Fender Structures, Prestressed, for Singapore Wharves, Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd., 21
  • Fenner, J. H., and Co., Ltd., Speed Reducers (Trade Publication), 138
  • Ferguson Pailin, Ltd., Miniature Control Board for Operating Five Circuits, 381*; Switchgear for East Yelland Power Station, 535*; Bulk-Oil Type Switchgear for Roosecote Power Station, 707*
  • Ferranti, Ltd., “ Pegasus ” and “ Manchester ” Electronic Computers, 218*; Co-operation with Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd., in Production of Com- r puters, 218; Cinema Film, “Modern Meter Manufacture,” 357. See LETTER, I 425; “Fridge-Heater” Heat Pump for Water Heating and Larder Cooling, 381*; Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 567; Transformer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568; Instrument Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • Ferraris, F., Ltd., Cutting-Speed Indicator, 91* Ferrites, Crystallographic, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of, Research on, 698 Ferro-Concrete. See Concrete, Reinforced Ferroelectricity and Antiferroelectricity in Perovskites, by A. F. Devonshire (Book), 76
  • Festival Hall, Royal. Cooling Plant to Replace Heat Pump at, 261
  • Fibre, Synthetic, Terylene, Properties, Production and Application, 99, 124*
  • Fibreglass Reinforced Plastics, by R. H. Sonneborn (Book), 298
  • “ Fido ” Equipment Operated on Gas-Oil, 251 Field, A. J., on Control of Quality in Heat- Treatment and Final Operations in Production of Rolled, Extruded and Drawn Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys, 497, 529
  • Field Aircraft Services, Ltd., Test Rigs for Aircraft Instruments, 209*
  • Fifty Years of Western Express Running, by
  • O. S. Nock (Book), 396
  • Filing System “ Auto-Mobile ” (Compactus- Ingold), 415*
  • Films, Cellulose Acetate, Behaviour under Tropical Conditions, by N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266
  • — Cinema, “ Argonaut Welding Process,” (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Films, Cinema, on Cathode-Ray Tubes and Special-Quality Radio Valves, 739
  • Coryton Oil Refinery, 85
  • on Diesel Electric Locomotives in Ceylon, 295
  • on Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 41 “ Home and Away ” (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • in the Improvement of Human Relations in Industry, Conference on, Programme, 524
  • “ Kitimat Story,” on Kemano-Kitimat Hydro-Electric Scheme, 686
  • as Medium of Publicity for Industrial Firms, 357. See LETTER, 425
  • “ Modem Meter Manufacture ” (Ferranti, Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • on Oil Prospecting in Indonesia, 295 “ Oilmen ”, on People in Oil Industry, 755
  • “ Overdrive,” (Laycock Engineering Co., Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • “ Parsons—The Genius of Power,” on C. A. Parsons, the Man and the Company, 656
  • «— — on Permali Manufacture and Use, 139 on Production Methods “ Planned for the Purpose,” (Electrical Development Association), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • on Rubber in Malaya (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 743
  • “ Silvaply Today,” Manufacture of Douglas Fir Plywood by MacMillan and Bloedel, Ltd., 248
  • on Steel in Shipbuilding, 61
  • on Steelmaking (British Iron and Steel Federation), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • “ To be Precise,” on Machine-Tool Manufacture (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.) 492
  • “ To Shape Tomorrow,” on Plastics Products (Bakelite, Ltd.), 724
  • on Vertical Take-off Aircraft, Rolls- Royce Ltd., 130
  • — Cinematograph, Use for Recording and
  • Reproduction of Electrical Signals, 211* Film Cooling Towers, Ltd., Cooling Towers for Skelton Grange Power Station, 511
  • — Oil, Extent in Complete Journal Bearings,
  • 530*
  • Filter, Air, Mechanical and Electrostatic “ Electro-Klean ” (American Air Filter Co.), 704*
  • Paper, “ Absolute,” for Very Fine Dusts (Vokes, Ltd.), 607*
  • — “ Firtop ” (Trade Publication), 76
  • Filtering Dusts and Fumes (Trade Publication), 657
  • Fins for Denny-Brown Stabilisers, 118*
  • Finance Corporation, International, Formation of. to Develop Investment Activities of World Bank, 518
  • — for Industry, 650
  • Finch, J. K., on Lithographs of Joseph Pennell, 261. See 105
  • Finglas, Glen, Water-Supply Scheme, 232
  • Finney Presses, Ltd., 200-ton Downstroke Hydraulic Press, 574; Portable and Static Hydraulic Power-Stroke, 574*
  • Fires, Belt-Conveyor, Measures for Preventing and Fighting, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • — Domestic, Free-Standing Convector, Effi
  • ciency of, 469
  • Measurements of Efficiency of, 471*
  • — Door, Eliminator, Use in Smoke Abate
  • ment, 93
  • — Extinguisher, Dry-Chemical, “ PDV 25 ”
  • (Pyrene Co., Ltd.), 415
  • — Extinguishing Agents, Liquid, Report on
  • (Book), 137
  • — Fighting Pump, Portable, “ Mars ” Gas
  • Turbine for, 573
  • Sprays, Production of, by Impinging Jets, by J. F. Fry, Dr. P. H. Thomas and
  • P. M. T. Smart, 343*
  • — Offices Committee, Fire-Fighting Sprays by
  • Impinging Jets, 343*; Tests of Bitumen- Protected Metal Roofing Sheets, 379
  • — Protection in Oil-Fired Boiler Installations,
  • Safety Requirements for, by R. E. Whillock, 730
  • Products (Trade Publication), 558
  • — Reduction of Risk of, using Gypsum
  • Plaster or Plasterboard, 342
  • — Research Board, Vaporising Liquid Extin
  • guishing Agents, Committee on, Report (Book), 137
  • Organisation, Joint, Fire Risk Tests on Bitumen-Protected Metal Roofing Sheets, 379
  • — Resistant Insulation Board (Celotex, Ltd.),
  • 566
  • Firebricks. See Refractory
  • Firedamp Explosions. See Accidents
  • Firkins, G. and A., Ltd., Strainers and Filters (Trade Publication), 76
  • Firth Brown Tools, Ltd., Machine-Tool Research Laboratory, 94*; “ Chipbreaker” Drill for Breaking Metallic Swarf, 412*; Use of Helicopter during Railway Strike, 743
  • Firth, D., on High-Precision Electric Dynamometer, 628*
  • Firth-Vickers Stainless Steels, Ltd., Stainless Steels (Trade Publication), 589
  • “ Firtop ” Filters and Strainers (Trade Publication), 76
  • Fish, Quick-Freezing at Sea, Experimental Plant on Trawler “ Northern Wave,”, 475*
  • Fisher, F. J., on 100-MVA Direct-Current Controlled Reactor for Testing Electrical Machines, 633*
  • Fishing Boats of the World (Book), 657; (Review), 747
  • Fitting of Shafts in Holes. See Gauges Flame-Hardening Machine using Oxygen/ Town Gas (P. F. Peddinghaus), 544*
  • Flanges, End, Motor-Car, Machine for Welding to Rear Axle, 441*
  • — Gaps, Flame Emission through, by T. J. A.
  • Brown (Book), 493
  • — Pipe, Portable Machine for Refacing in
  • situ, “ Clydesdale ” (D. Reekie and Sons, Ltd.), 443*
  • Flaw Detection, Probes for (Ultrasonoscope Co. (London), Ltd.), 796*
  • — Detector using Ultrasonic Probe (Kelvin &
  • Hughes, Ltd.), 670*
  • Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, Modifications to Steam-Driven Plant at, 644*. See 613
  • Fleck, Dr. A., on Reorganisation of Coal Board, 226. See 423. See LETTER, 488; on Scientific Training for Arts Graduates, 391; on Nationalisation, 650
  • Fleck Committee on National Coal Board Organisation, 226, 423. See LETTER, 488
  • Fleet. See Warships
  • “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting for _ Mine Workings (Wilkinson Rubber Linatex, Ltd.), 181*
  • “ Flexi-Force ” Hydraulic Power Kit (Epco, Ltd.), 479
  • “ Flexicol ” Roof Preservatives (Trade Publication), 559
  • Flexure Devices, Bibliography on, by P. J. Geary (Book), 201
  • Flight. See Aeronautics
  • “ Flit-Plugs ” for Cable-Sealing Boxes (Trade Publication), 335
  • Floor-Cleaning Machines for Factories and Yards (Cimex-Fraser Tuson, Ltd.), 204
  • — Concrete, Alkali-Resistant Paint for (All-
  • weather Paints, Ltd.), 539
  • — Corrosion-Resistant (Book), 298
  • — Grating, Steel, with Serrated Bearing Bar
  • (Blaw-Knox Co.), 189*
  • Florida, United States, Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at Tampa Bay, 190
  • States, Prestressed-Concrete Gandy Bridge, 190
  • Flotation System for Cleaning Coal Slurry at Lynemouth Colliery (Unifloc, Ltd.), 599* Flow, Air, Pulsating, Metering of, 17*. See
  • LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • — in Channels and Hydraulic Jump, 46*
  • — Control Units for Gas Turbine Fuels,
  • Testing Rigs for, 86*
  • — Fluid, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer,
  • Chemical Engineering, Vol. I, by J. M. Coulson and J. F. Richardson (Review), 492
  • in Pipes, Transparent Charts for Solving Problems of, 763*
  • — and Friction Problems, Exhibits of, at
  • Royal Society, 684
  • — Measuring, Temperature and Hygrometric
  • Instruments (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Meter, Pneumatic, for Granular Materials,
  • 430*
  • — Regulator, Gas, Pressure-Operated (Wol
  • seley Engineering, Ltd.), 604*
  • — Supersonic, Linearised, Wave-Drag in, by
  • G. N. Ward (Book), 589
  • Flues, Boiler, Baffle for Reducing Dust Deposit in, 278*
  • Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, by J. G. Knudsen and D. L. Katz (Book), 334
  • of Jets, by Shih-I Pai (Book), 428
  • — Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer,
  • Chemical Engineering, Vol. I by J. M. Coulson and J. F. Richardson (Review), 492
  • in Pipes, Transparent Charts for Solving Problems of, 763*
  • — Friction. See Friction, Hydrodynamics
  • — Handling (Book), 201
  • — Seal for Reciprocating Shafts, “ Hallprene ”
  • (Hall and Hall, Ltd.), 769*
  • Fluidrive Engineering Co., Ltd., 25 Years of Fluidrive (Trade Publication), 267
  • Fluorescent Lighting, by A. D. S. Atkinson (Book), 233 *
  • — Tubes (Trade Publication), 396
  • “ Flux 300 ” Portable Self-Priming Electric Pump (Trade Publication), 76
  • “ Flying Bedstead;,” 130
  • — Boats. See Aeronautics
  • Folland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Piercing Machine Controlled by Photo-Electric Cell, 25*; Flying Trials of “Midge” Aircraft, 327 Food Engineering, Elements of: Vol. Ill, Unit Operations, by M. E. Parker, E. H. Harvey and E. S. Stateler (Book), 41
  • — Industry, Application of Atomic-Fission
  • Products for Use in, 782
  • — Machinery Association, Dairy Equipment
  • (Trade Publication), 201
  • Foraky Boring and Shaft Sinking Co., Ltd., Tubular Steel Tower for Offshore Test Boring for Coal, 674*
  • Force Transmission, Practical Applications of, by K. Rauh (Book), 558
  • Ford Motor Co., Ltd., Output of, 423; Annual Report, 487; Arrangements for Distribution of Diesel Tractors in Germany, 582
  • Ford, T. B., Ltd., Thrustor Paper Guillotine, 572
  • Forest Products Research Station, Strength of Plywood, by W. T. Curry (Book), 298
  • Forge, “ Radyne,” 6-kW for Induction Heating (Radio Heaters, Ltd.), 302*
  • Forging, Drop. See Drop Forging and Hammers under Machine Fools
  • — Hammers. See Hammers under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Problems in Aircraft Production, 104 Formazione del Truciolo Metallico, by F. A,
  • Isnardi (Book), 526
  • Formulas for Computing Capacitance and Inductance, by C. Snow (Book), 9
  • Forsyth, P. J. E., on Influence of Sub-Structure on Slip Observed in Pure Aluminium and Some Aluminium Alloys when Subjected to Fatigue Stresses, 471; on Some Further Observations on the Fatigue Process in Pure Aluminium, 471
  • Foster Transformers, Ltd., Current Transformers (Trade Publication), 41; High- Voltage Test Sets (Trade Publication), 657
  • Foster Wheeler, Ltd., Waste-Heat Boilers,
  • S.S. “Southern Cross,” 353; Building of Nuclear Power Stations, 784. See 715, 716
  • Fouga et Compagnie, “ Magister ” Twin-Jet Training Aircraft, 773*
  • Foulds, H., the Late, 37
  • Foundation Engineering, by R. Hammond (Book), 621
  • Foundry Bonding Material and Ground Silica (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Roll-Making, of R. B. Tennent, Ltd.,
  • Extensions to, 152*
  • — Workers, Amalgamated Union of, Wage
  • Claims by, 127; Five-Day Annual Delegate Meeting, 714
  • — See also Castings; Moulding
  • Fowler, C. A. E., Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, Canada, 476*
  • Fox, Prof. T. R. C., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360 Fracture, Cleavage, of Pure Polycrystalline Zinc in Tension, 563
  • — of Thick-Walled Cylinders under Pressure,
  • 115*. See LETTERS, 230. 261, 293, 488, 520, 555*, 654
  • Frake, G. A., on Separation Plant for Town Refuse at Worthing, 490
  • Frame, Building, Standard, with Design Based on Plasfib Theory (Sanders and Forster, Ltd.), 572*
  • France, Lille, 30th International Fair at, Arrangements for, 321
  • — North-East, Developments in 50-Cycle
  • Electric Traction, Conference on, 615, 658.
  • — See also French
  • Francis Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic Franco-Crosti System of Feed-Water Preheating for Locomotive Boilers, 747, 766*
  • Frank, Prof. F. C., 45th May Lecture on Nature of the Real Crystal, to the Institute of Metals, 426
  • Franklin, E. B., on Sealed Transformers, 213 Fraser and Chalmers Engineering Works, Wagon Tipplers for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806
  • Fraser River Drainage Basin, Canada, 1950-51, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 137
  • Frazer, W., on Hydraulic Jump in Prismatic Channels, 46*
  • Freezing, Quick, of Fish at Sea, Experimental Plant for (J. and E. Hall, Ltd.), 475*
  • Freight, Carriage by Air, Sea and Canal, Increase in, 290
  • French Aircraft Exhibition, Salon de l’Adro- nautique, 21st, Arrangements, 450; Programme, 716 ; Exhibits, 772*, 801*, See also Vol. 180
  • — Atomic Energy Commission, Agreement
  • with United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority on Exchange of Information, 618
  • — Railways, Electric Locomotives for, 77;
  • Speeds of 205.6 m.p.h. Achieved by Co-Co and Bo-Bo Locomotives, 424; Modernisation of, 499, 518; Conference on SinglePhase 50-Cycle Electric Traction, 615, 658
  • — See also France
  • Frequency Changers, Mobile, for H.M. Dockyards (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 637*
  • — Modulation System for Very High Fre
  • quency Transmitting Station at Wrotham (Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 582, 609
  • — Variations in Electric Power Supply,
  • Motor-Alternator Set for Overcoming (W. Jones and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.), 185*. See Erratum, 312
  • Freysinnet’s Principles of Prestressed-Concrete Design, Use in Kotri Bridge, Pakistan, 190 Friction Clutch. See Clutch
  • — and Flow Problems, Exhibits of, at Royal
  • Society, 684
  • — Heat-Transfer Correlations in Cooling
  • Tower Design, 175
  • — in Pipes, Transparent Charts for Solving
  • Problems of, 763*
  • “ Fridge-Heater ” Heat Pump for Water Heating and Larder Cooling (Ferranti, Ltd.), 381*
  • Friedlander, E., on 100-MVA Direct-Current Controlled Reactor for Testing Electrical Machines, 633*
  • Fritton, W. J., on Maintenance Techniques Employed in Diesel Electric Locomotive- Repair Shops of United States Railroads, 720
  • Frontier to Space, by E. Burgess (Book), 428 Frost, Dr. B. R. T., on System Uranium- Mercury, 562; on Uranium-Lead, 562
  • Fry, E. M., on City of Chandigarh and Its Place in Five-Year Plan, 161
  • Fry, J. F., on Production of Fire-Fighting Sprays by Impinging Jets, 343*
  • Fuel Conservation in Shell Boilers, Balanced Air-Draught System for (T. Ashworth and Co., Ltd.), 480*
  • — Consumption of Thermal Power Stations,
  • Third Inquiry of O.E.E.C., 163
  • — Costs and Consumption in Cargo Liners,
  • 149*
  • — Domestic, Peat as, Preparation and Burning
  • of, by H. P. Hudson and T. R. Skerry (Book), 41
  • — Economy in Iron and Steel Works, Effect
  • of Integration on, 106
  • with Mixed Thermal and Hydro-Electric .Plants;, 60
  • — Efficiency Service, National Industrial,
  • Booklet on Advice on Fuel Saving, 232; Conference on “ Fuel Efficiency Pays,” Earls Court, Programme, 320; Report on Efficiency of Ashworth System in Shell Boilers, 480*; Refresher Course for Plant and Works Engineers, 719; First Progress Survey of, 755
  • — for Gas Turbines, Testing Systems for
  • (J. Lucas (Gas Turbine Equipment), Ltd.), 86*
  • — Injector for “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 317*
  • — Institute of: Study of Effect of Integration
  • of AU Departments on Fuel Economy of Iron and Steel Works, by Dr. W. F. Cartwright and J. T. Davies, 106; Annual Luncheon, 607; Presentation of Melchett Medal to Dr. A. Parker, 607; Presentation of Students’ Medal to Dr. C. M. Thomas, 607
  • — Liquid. See also Oil Fuel
  • — Motor. See also Motor; Paraffin; Petrol
  • — Oil. See Oil Fuel
  • Fuel Pump. See Pump
  • — Rating, Engine Test Methods for (Book),
  • 396
  • — Research Station, Calorimeter Building for
  • Research on Domestic Heating at, by J. W. McHugo, W. F. B. Shaw and D. Whittaker, 470*
  • — Solid, Domestic Appliances, Recommended,
  • List No. 10 (Book), 558
  • — See also Coal; Oil; Gas; Peat; Pulverised
  • Coal
  • “ Fulway Mopumps ” Pumps for Heating Systems (Trade Publication), 657
  • Fumes and Dusts, Filtering (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Removal and Air Conditioning (Trade
  • Publication), 589
  • — Sulphur, Polyvinyl Chloride Plant for
  • Removal of (Turner and Brown, Ltd.), 671 Fumigation with Methyl Bromide, by W. W. Brown (Book), 201
  • Functions and Zeros of Functions, Tables of (Book), 396
  • Fungicide to Combat Paint Discoloration, “ Nuodex 321.SS” (Nuodex, Ltd.), 602
  • Furnaces, Blast, Brickwork of, Survey of Results of Examination of, by H. M. Richardson and G. R. Rigby (Book), 396 Gas-Turbo-Driven Blower for, 623 Increase in Production by Ashmore, Benson, Pease and Co., 290
  • — Boiler. See Stoker
  • — and Boiler Plant, Control Instruments for,
  • Exhibition.. 232
  • — Controlled-Atmosphere (Trade Publica
  • tion), 41
  • — Electric, Fatigue Tests on Rolled-Alloy
  • Steels Made in, by P. H. Frith (Book), 334 (Trade Publication), 297
  • Arc, 12-ton, for Roll-Making Foundry (Birlec, Ltd.), 152*
  • — Induction (Radio Heaters, Ltd.) 302* Low-Frequency, for Melting Copper
  • Alloys, Use of Refractories in, 471
  • Twin-Bath, for Melting Aluminium Alloys, Choice and Construction of Monolithic Linings for, 471
  • — Oil-Fuel Supply for, Hydraulic Jet-Pipe
  • Controller for (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 796
  • — Open-Hearth, Bunching, Charging Delays
  • due to, 661
  • Hearth, Design and Construction of, 144 Hearth, Fatigue Tests on Rolled-Alloy Steels Made in, by P. H. Frith (Book), 334 Hearth, Flames and Output of, Conference on (Book). 621
  • Hearth, Supply of Scrap to, 661. See Addendum, 724
  • — Recovery, for Black Liquor Waste from Paper-Pulping Process, 756
  • — Reduction, for Sturzelberg Process for Production of Pig Iron and Steel, 738*
  • — and Stove Insulation (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Vacuum, Arc, Experimental, for Laboratory Use (W. Edwards and Co. (London), Ltd.), 668
  • Resistance-Heated, for Melting, Casting and Sintering, (W. Edwards and Co. (London), Ltd.), 668
  • Furniture Development Council, Course on Setting Adhesives by Electric Resistance Heating, 321; Dielectric Heating for Setting Adhesives by I. Jones (Book), 428 “ Furno ” Industrial Gloves (Trade Publication), 657
  • Fuse Blowing in Distribution Systems during Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller (Book), 266
  • GALE, W. K. V., on Hand-Wrought Chains, 364
  • Galloway, G., the Late, 136
  • Galvanising, Hot-Dip, Third International Conference at Oxford (Book), 266
  • Gammon (Pakistan), Ltd., Construction of Kotri Bridge, 190; New Dry Dock for Karachi, 603
  • Gandy Bridge, Florida, Use of Lee-McCall System of Prestressing Concrete in Design of, 190
  • Gantries and Belt Conveyor, Prestressed- Concrete, Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 58*
  • — See also Crane
  • Gardner, Sir C. B., on The Steel Industry— Decline and Recovery, 1910 to 1933, 590
  • Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775* Gas, Air and Steam Power, by W. H. Severns,
  • H. E. Degler and J. C. Miles (Book), 334
  • — and Air, Town’s, Flange Joints in Flame proof Electrical Apparatus for, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493
  • — Analysis and Separation of, Vapour-Phase
  • Chromatograph for (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 513*
  • — Board, South Eastern, Proposed Plant for
  • Production of Town Gas from Petroleum at Kent Oil Refinery, 385
  • — Condensers, Design of (Trade Publication), 9
  • — Council, Conveyor Gantries at Willoughby
  • Lane Gasworks, 58*; Gas in Industry (Trade Publication), 138; Industrial Luncheon, A. F. Kelley on Development of Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, 617
  • — Fired Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Flow Regulator, Pressure-Operated (Wol
  • seley Engineering, Ltd.), 604*
  • — Flue, Electroprecipitation for Removal of
  • Dust from, 625
  • — in Industry (Trade Publication), 138
  • — Industry, Demarcation Dispute in, 547
  • — Liquefied-Petroleum, Transport under Pres
  • sure, Motor Tanker for (Whessoe, Ltd.), 602*
  • — Natural, Production in Canada, _ 560
  • — Plant, Manufacture of, Publication Com
  • memorating Century of (R. Dempster and Sons, Ltd.), 455
  • Gas, Production and Consumption Statistics for, 614
  • — Subject to Superposed Microwave and
  • Unidirectional Electric Fields, Breakdown in, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493
  • — Town, Distribution Systems, Network
  • Analyser for Examination of (Nash and Thompson, Ltd.), 670*
  • from Petroleum, Proposed Plant for Production of (British Petroleum Co., Ltd. and South Eastern Gas Board), 385
  • — Toxic, in Industry, Methods of Detection
  • of: Chlorine (Book), 233
  • — Turbine. See Turbine
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen, etc. Gaseous Explosions. See Accidents Gasholders, Dry (Trade Publication), 396 Gasoline. See Petrol; Engine, Petrol; Aeronautics
  • Gass, W. G., the Late, 230
  • Gasworks, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, New Carbonisation Plant for, 576*
  • — Willoughby Lane, Tottenham, Prestressed
  • Conveyor Gantries, 58*; Extensions to, 805*
  • Gates, Sluice, Tidal (Trade Publication), 201 Gauge, Caliper (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Feeler (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Jigs and Tools, by S. A. J. Parsons (Book), 9
  • — Liquid-Level, for Use in Oil Wells, 636
  • — Pressure, Testing of, 209*
  • — Setting, for Adjustable-Length Drill Holder,
  • 539*
  • — Slide, and Calipers, by A. W. Marshall and
  • G. Gentry (Book), 334
  • — Slip, Maintenance Service for (Trade
  • Publication), 40
  • — Strain, “ Sting,” for 10,000-h.p. Continuous
  • Supersonic Wind Tunnel, 798*
  • — Thickness-Measuring (Trade Publication), 41
  • — and Tool Makers’ Association, Booklet on
  • Apprentice Training Schemes, 296; Handbook (Trade Publication), 527
  • Gear Calculations, Approximation for Polar Involute Function for, 330*
  • — Control, for Pumping Plant (Trade Publica
  • tion), 559
  • — Cutting Machines. See Machine Tools
  • — and Gear Trains, Calculation for, by A. K.
  • Thomas (Book), 558
  • — Hypoid (Moss Gear Co., Ltd.), 574
  • — Manufacturers’ Association, British, Buyers’
  • Guide (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Measurement of Tooth Pitch Errors in,
  • Automatic Indexing Machine for, by C. Timms and C. A. Scoles, 271*
  • — Speed-Reducing, “ Heliocentric ” (Trade
  • Publication), 267
  • — Spur, Elliptical, Eccentric, for Tin-Plate
  • Shearing Machine (G. Angus and Co., Ltd.), 641*
  • — Steering. See Steering
  • — Teeth, Comparison of Hobbed and Shaved,
  • by Interferometry, by J. Dyson, 274*
  • De-Burring Machine for Cleaning (Elgro Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 383*
  • Gearboxes for Ashford Common Pumping, Station (D. Brown and Sons (Huddersfield) Ltd.), 741
  • — 1,200-h.p., Coaxial Reduction, for Cement
  • Ball Mill (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 28*
  • — Fractional Horse-Power, Worm-Reduction
  • (Moss Gear Co., Ltd.), 574
  • — Marine, Oil-operated, in Canadian Ferry
  • “ Bluenose ” (Modern Wheel Drive, Ltd.), 603*
  • — Variable-Speed (Trade Publication), 657 Geared Turbines, Marine. See Marine Propulsion
  • Gearing, Toothed, Glossary of Terms and Notations for, Specification, 77
  • Geislinger, Dr. L., on Method of Transmission for Diesel Engines, 749
  • Gem Brushes (Luson), Ltd., De-Burring Machine for Gears, 383*
  • Gemmill, M. G., on Causes of Variable Creep- Strength in Carbon Steel, 691
  • General Electric Co., Ltd., Tests of 3,500-MVA, 132-kV Circuit-Breaker, 29; Electrical Plant for Power Generation (Trade Publication), 40; Electric Winding Gear with Speed Control and Dynamic Braking for Avon Colliery, South Wales, 186*; Expansion of Business of, 194; Student Courses for Apprentices, 296; Laboratory Production of Titanium Powder, 399; Infra-Red Heating Unit for Drying Paint, 442*; Daylight Monitoring Equipment, 504; Medium-Range Projector, 504; Remote Cell Housing, 504; Aero-Screened Lantern for Main-Road Lighting, 541;' Electronic Apparatus for Guiding Missiles, 541*; Electronic Apparatus for Simulation of Guided Missile System, 541*; Radio Valves, 567; Rectifier and Transistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568*; Direct-Cooling System for Alternators, 610*; 100-MVA Direct-
  • Current Controlled Reactor for Testing Electrical Machines, 633*; Mobile Frequency Changers for H.M. Dockyards, 637*; Point-Contact Transistor for High- Frequency Work, 639; Airport Electrification (Trade Publication), 657; Electrical Equipment for Man-Carrying Centrifuge at Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, 662*; “ KT 55 ”
  • Beam Tetrode, 665; 11-kV Air-Break
  • Stator Reverser for Colliery Winders, 732
  • General Electric-Simon Carves Group of Companies for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • General Motors Corporation, Vauxhall Motor Expansion, 67
  • General Motors, Ltd., Diesel Alternator Generating Sets for Peak-Load Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741* General and Municipal Workers, National Union of, Views on Dangers of Unofficial Strikes, 776, 808; Views on Need for Ballots Before Strikes, 808
  • General Signal and Time Systems, Ltd., Time Recorders and Works Signalling Apparatus (Trade Publication), 76
  • Generating Set, 50-kVA, Gas-Turbine Driven, Lightweight (Petbow, Ltd.), 636*
  • 3-5 to 90-kVA, Ruston Engined (Dale
  • Electric (Yorkshire), Ltd.), 55
  • — Station. See Power Station
  • Generator, Electric, Alternating-Current, 50- kVA (Macfarlane Engineering Co., Ltd.), 636*
  • Alternating-Current, 40-kVA, with Constant-Speed Sundstrand Drive, for
  • Aircraft (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 215* Alternating-Current, Diesel-Driven, on
  • Bulk-Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 448*
  • Alternating-Current, Diesel-Driven, for Peak-Load Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, (General Motors, Ltd.), 741*
  • Alternating-Current, Direct-Cooling System for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 610* Alternating-Current, 30-MW, for East
  • Yelland Power Station (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd ), 535*
  • Alternating-Current, 1,000-kW, at Etruria Gasworks, 578*
  • Alternating-Current, 2,500-kW Gas- Turbine-Driven, for Nairobi-South Power Station (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 715, 727*
  • Alternating-Current, High-Speed, Portable Electronic Dynamic Balancing Equipment for (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 319*
  • Alternating-Current, Motor-Driven, for Overcoming Frequency Variations in Electric Power Supply (W. Jones and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.), 185*. See Erratum, 312
  • Alternating-Current, at Skelton Grange Power Station (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 511
  • Alternating-Current, 36-MVA, for Spain (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • Alternating-Current, 100-kW Synchronous Induction, Wind-Driven (English Electric Co., Ltd., 371*. See 359
  • Alternating-Current, Turbine-Driven, 30- 40- and 50-kVA (Rover Gas Turbines, Ltd.), 605*
  • Alternating-Current, Turbine-Driven, for Ashford Common Pumping Station (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., English Electric Co., Ltd., and Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 741
  • Alternating-Current, Turbine-Driven, 200-MW, for British Electricity Authority (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 291, 295
  • Alternating-Current, 2,400-kW, Turbine- Driven, Brush-Ljungstrom, for Churck Cement Factory, India, 638*
  • Alternating-Current, 100-MW, Turbine-
  • Driven, Failure of, 246*. See 226
  • Alternating-Current, Turbine-Driven, 30- MW, at Roosecote Power Station, (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd), 706*
  • Amplidyne, for Instructional Purposes (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 184*
  • in Canada, 136 Diesel-Driven for Sawbridgeworth Pumping Station, 806*
  • 14-kW, Driven by “ Mars ” Gas Turbine, 573. See 84
  • — — High-Frequency, for Induction Heating
  • (E.M.I. Factories, Ltd.), 188*
  • Oberhasli, Hydro-Electric Plant, 13*, 50* Oscillatory, Transient-Voltage, for Testing Porcelain Insulators (British Thomson- Houston Co., Ltd.), 735*
  • 50-kW and 12-kW, for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura ” (Norris, Henty and Gardner, Ltd.), 285
  • 600-kW, for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 354
  • 50-kW, Turbine-Driven, for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura ” (W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 285
  • Ward Leonard, in Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” 448
  • Wind-Driven, at Costa Hill, Orkney, 434 Wind-Driven, at Mynydd Anelog,
  • Caernarvonshire, Velocity and Power of, 433*
  • Wind-Driven, at Prae Wood] 371*. See 359
  • See also Turbo-Generators
  • — Nitrogen, Incandescent (Trade Publication),
  • 267
  • — Set, 14-kW “ Mars.” for Aircraft (Solar
  • Aircraft Co.), 84. See 573
  • — Vibration (Trade Publication), 721
  • Geneva Conference, International, of Scientists on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 716. See also vol. 180
  • — Exhibition, Peaceful Uses of Atomic
  • Energy, 651! See also vol, 180.
  • Geochemical Prospecting in Africa, 403* Geophysical Equipment for “ Canso ” Flying-
  • Boat (Aeromagnetic Surveys, Ltd.), 619 Geophysics, Applied, in Search for Minerals
  • (Book), 334
  • German Competition in Trade, A. Krupp on, 778
  • — English and English-German Technical and
  • Engineering Dictionaries, by Dr. L. de Vries (Book), 76; (Review), 75
  • — Industry, Recovery of, 683
  • — Plastics Industry, 1939-1945, by N. J. L.
  • Megson and H. J. E. Poupard (Book)] 105
  • — Production of Titanium by F. Krupp, 518 Germanium, Electrical Properties of, Research
  • on, 698
  • Germany, Distribution of Diesel Tractors in, Arrangements by Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 582
  • — Essen, Heinrich and Theodore Mine:, Use of
  • “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting in, 181*
  • Germany, Volkswagen Factories, Extensions to, 131
  • Gestalteter Stahl (Book), 526
  • Gestetner, Ltd., “ Reduction Photoscope ” for Photocopying, 712*
  • Getriebelehre, Praktische, Vol. II, by K. Rauh (Book), 558
  • Gibb, Sir A., and Partners, East Yelland Power Station, 535
  • Gibb, Sir C., on Report on Investigation into Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-Generators, 246*. See 226
  • Gibberd, F., Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Gibbs, C. B., on Psychological Aspects of Machine Design, 457
  • Gibson, W. G., on Modifications to Steam-Driven Plant at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, 644*. See 613
  • Giffen, Prof. E., on Co-operation in Engineering Research, 132. See 65, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • Gillies, R. McP., the Late, 718
  • Gillieson, Dr. A. H., Spectrographic Monitor for Toxic-Dust Concentrates, 89*
  • Girders, Bridge, “ Schori ” Metal-Spraying Process for Protection Against Corrosion (Schori Metallising Process, Ltd.), 702, See LETTER, 751
  • — Clip Assemblies (Trade Publication), 9
  • — See also Beams; Bridges; Floors Gland Packings (Trade Publication), 40
  • “ Glascorein ” Glass-Fibre Sheets and Tubings (Trade Publication), 76
  • Glasgow Corporation Water Department, Implementation of Glen Finglas Scheme, 232
  • — Productivity Committee, Report on Tech
  • nical Education in Glasgow, 162
  • — Royal Technical College, One-Year Course
  • in Civil Engineering, 3
  • Glashan, Loch, Scotland, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 167, 618
  • Glass Developments, Distillation Column for Separation and Analysis of Petroleum Products, 796
  • — Fibre, “ Deborine,” for Hull of 54-ft.
  • Motor Cruiser (Halmatic, Ltd.), 672*
  • — — Laminates, “ Ril glaze ” (Rubber Im -
  • provement, Ltd.), 189
  • Reinforced Plastics, Properties and Applications, 61
  • Reinforced Sheets and Tubings (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Industry Research Association, British,
  • Formation of, 619
  • — Optical, Working of, by F. Twyman (Book),
  • 396
  • — Reinforced Plastics, by P. Morgan (Review),
  • 105. See 84
  • — Reinforcement for Plastics, 84. See 105
  • — Relief-Valve in (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Working Machine (W. Edwards and Co.
  • (London), Ltd.), 668*..
  • — Working, Optical, by F. Twyman (Book),
  • 396
  • Glen Affric Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775
  • — Finglas Water-Supply Scheme, 232
  • Glen, J., on Some Additional Creep and Rupture Data on Molybdenum, Chromium-Molybdenum and Molyb- denum-Vanadium Steels, 691
  • — Truim, Scotland, Plans for New Power
  • Station, 167
  • Glikstens, J., Ltd., “ Lydneyboard ” Chip- Board from Wood Waste, 168
  • “ Globemaster,” Transport Aircraft with 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set, 84
  • Glossary of Irrigation and Hydro-Electric Terms and Standard Notations Used in India (Book), 41
  • — Standard, of Acoustical Terms, 589
  • Glover, J., and Sons, Ltd., “Auto-Mobile” Filing and Storage System, 415*
  • Gloves, Industrial, “ Furno ” (Trade Publication), 657
  • Glue Pen Co., Glue Dispenser (Trade Publication), 106
  • “ Gnat ” and “ Midge ” Fighter Aircraft, Flying Trials, 327
  • G.N.P.C., Protection Caps for Grease Nipples (Trade Publication), 76
  • Gold Coast, Tema Harbour, Model Tests by Hydraulics Research Station, 627
  • — Dissolution of, and Electrode Potentials,
  • by G. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Gold, J. H., on Weighing the Output of a Colliery, 293. See 156*. See LETTER, 361
  • — Mines, South African, Development of, 264 Goldbeck, Dr. G., on Loop-Scavenged Two-
  • Stroke Engines for Locomotives, 749
  • “ Golden Bay,” 1,400-ton Twin-Screw Bulk- Cargo Carrier (H. Robb, Ltd.), 448*
  • Golding, E. W., on Energy from the Wind, 433*
  • Golds, L. B. S., on Under-Registration of Electricity-Supply Meters, 123
  • Gomme, A. A., the Late, 230
  • Goodenough Pumps, Ltd., Centrifugal Pumps (Trade Publication). 201
  • Goodman-Crouch, Capt. R. J., the Late, 294 Goodmans Industries, Ltd., Variable-Frequency Vibrators, 477; “D.120” Power Oscillator, 477; Vibration Generator (Trade Publication), 721
  • Goslin-Birmingham Manufacturing Co., Inc., Evaporators for Recovery Process at Bowater’s Paper Mills, Calhoun, 756 Gotaverken Shipyard, Two-Stroke, Two- Cylinder, Experimental Supercharged Marine Diesel Engine, 733*; Two-Stroke, Ten-cylinder, Turbo-Charged Opposed Piston Marine Diesel Engine, 733* Government, Debate on Address in Reply to Queen’s Speech, 778
  • — Economic Survey, 1955, 421
  • — Election Manifestos of Conservative and
  • Labour Parties, 549
  • — Railways. See Railways
  • Gowers Committee, Proposals for Improvements in Non-Industrial Establishments, 387
  • Grading of Aggregates in Concrete, 693*
  • Graduates, Non-Specialist, in Industry, by A.
  • Collins (Review), 460
  • Graham, A., on Relationships between Long- and Short-Time Creep and Tensile Properties of a Commercial Alloy, 692
  • Graham, J. P., the Late, 524
  • Graham, S., Diesel-Driven Aluminium Cargo Lighter, 53
  • Grahamland, Falkland Islands Dependencies, Aerial Survey of, by Hunting Aerosurveys, Ltd., 761
  • Grain Blower, Adaptation for Drying Grain (Scottish Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd.), 637
  • — Handling Machinery, Mobile (Trade Publi
  • cation). 335
  • Grand Contour Canal, Suggested National Water Grid, 619
  • Grant Production Co., Ltd., Photocopying Apparatus (Trade Publication), 559
  • Granular Materials, Flow-Meter for, 430* Grassam, Dr. N. S. J., on Shear Centre of
  • Beam Sections, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • Grate, Chain, with Long Heat Release, Investigations on, 770*
  • —Zig-Zag,” Use for Fuel Conservation in Shell Boilers, 480*
  • — See Furnace; Stoker
  • Grating, Floor, Steel, with Serrated Bearing Bars (Blaw-Knox Co.), 189*
  • Graves, H. J., on Motor-Car Factories Using Automatic Transfer Machines, 780
  • Graviner Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Oil-Mist Detector for Diesel-Engine Crankcases, 768*
  • Gravity Conveyors. See Conveyors
  • Gray Lecture on Selection of Machinery for Cargo Liners, 149*
  • Greases, Lubricating, Manufacture and Application of, by C. J. Boner (Book), 396
  • — Nipples, Protection Caps for (Trade Publi
  • cation), 76
  • — Plant at Birkenhead Works of Vacuum Oil
  • Co., Ltd., 121*
  • Great Lakes Drainage Basin, Industrial Water Resources of Canada, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Greaves, A. G., and Son, Ltd., Oil-Fired Air Heater for Industrial Premises, 182*
  • Greenwood, Dr. G. W., on Cleavage Fracture of Pure Polycrystalline Zinc in Tension, 563
  • Greenwood, R., the Late, 101
  • Gregory, R. W., and Partners, Pump-Testing Plant for Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., 742
  • Gresham Transformers, Ltd., Transformer
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568 Grid, Water, National, Grand Contour Canal,
  • Suggested Scheme for, 619
  • Griffin and George, Ltd., Vapour-Phase Chromatographic Apparatus, 795*
  • Grille, Air-Conditioning, “ Deflecto Grille ” (R. Crittall and Co., Ltd.), 538*
  • Grimsel Hydro-Electric Station, 13*, 52* Grinding, Mixing and Polishing, “ Podmore ”
  • Mill for (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Machines. See Machine Tools Grindstones, Mechanical, House of Lords
  • Decision on Non-Compliance with Factory Acts of, by D. G. F. Rogers, 616 Grinsted, H., the Late, 688
  • Grip Head, Adjustable, for Stretch-Flattening Machine for Large Sheets and Plates, 283* “ Gripital ” Chain Spanners (Trade Publication), 527
  • Grit Arresters, Checking Cleaned Gases from Dust-Sampling Cyclone for (Nash and Thompson, Ltd.), 377
  • Grogan, J. D., on Survey of Uranium-Nickel System, 562
  • Groves and Guttridge, Ltd., 63-ft. Twin-Screw General-Service Pinnace for Air Ministry, 744*
  • Grubb, Sir H., Parsons and Co., Ltd., 98-in. Mirror for Isaac Newton Telescope, 418* Grundzuge der Zerspanungslehre, Vol. I, by M. Kronenberg (Book), 558
  • Guest Keen and Nettlefolds (Midlands), Ltd., Moulded-Nylon Screws, 571
  • Guillotine, Paper, Thrustor-Operated (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 572
  • Gun, Spray, Extension Tube for (B.E.N. Patents, Ltd.), 638
  • for Re-active Liquids in Mixed Condition (A. Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 605*
  • — Sub-Machine, “ Sterling ” (Sterling Engineering Co., Ltd.), 249*
  • Gunthorpe, Nottingham, Prestressed-Concrete, Open-Web, Bowstring Bridge at, 536*
  • G.W.B. Furnaces, Ltd., “Powermaster” Gas or Oil-Fired Boilers, 541
  • Gwynnes Pumps, Ltd., 10-in. Axial-Flow Pump and 21-in. Centrifugal Pumps at Hydraulic Machines Laboratory of Nottingham University, 442*; Pumps for Broken Scar Pumping Stations, 490
  • Gyproc Products, Ltd., Fire-Protection Products (Trade Publication), 558
  • Gypsum Building Products Association, Gypsum Plaster and Plasterboard for Reduction of Fire Risk, 342; Gypsum Journal (Trade Publication), 721
  • Gypsum Mines of Plaster Board Co., “ Dryductor ” System for Dustless Dry Drilling, 119*
  • — Plaster and Plasterboard, Use for Reduction of Fire Risk (Gypsum Building Products Association), 342
  • Gyroscope Applied, The, by K. I. T. Richardson (Review), 557
  • HACK-SAWING Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Haddon, N., the Late, 264
  • Hadfields Ltd., Annual Report, 455
  • Hadley Co., Ltd., The, “ Duraplas ” Safety Spectacles, 222
  • Hague, The, International Internal-Combustion Engine Congress. See Engine, Internal-Combustion,International Congress on
  • Halcrow, Sir W., and Partners, Prestressed Fender Structures for Wharf, 21; Report on Shire Valley Project for Stabilisation of Lake Nyasa, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 358; Central Terminal Area at London Airport, 423, 446*, 474* Model Tests on Tema Harbour, 627
  • Haldane, T. G. N., on Mixed Thermal-Hydro- Electric Systems, 60
  • Halford, Maj. F. B., the Late, 489, 524*
  • Hall, A., and Co., Ltd., Shipbuilding by, 163. See 3
  • Hall, Sir A., on Influence on Civil Aviation of Some Current Researches, 250*
  • Hall and Hall, Ltd., “ Hallprene ” Fluid Seal for Reciprocating Shafts, 769*
  • Hall Harding Ltd., Coatings for Dyeline Reproduction of Engineering Drawings (Trade Publication), 41; Drawing Instruments (Trade Publication), 589
  • Hall, J. and E., Ltd., Refrigerating Machinery for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354; Experimental Plant for Quick-Freezing of Fish Ses 475*
  • Hall Russell and Co., Ltd., Shipbuilding by, 163. See 3
  • “ Hallprene ” Fluid Seal for Reciprocating Shafts (Hall and Hall, Ltd.), 769*
  • Halmatic, Ltd., “ Deborine ” Glass Fibre Hull for 54-ft. Motor Cruiser, 672*
  • Halsbury, Lord, on Stocktaking on Research Front, 453; on Attitude to Novelty and its Effect on Applications of Results of Research, 456
  • Hamilton, A. M., on Improved Ingot-Mould Hot-Top Design for Killed Steels, 276* Hammers. See Machine Tools
  • Hammersmith Hospital, 45-in., Cyclotron for Radiotherapeutic Research Unit, 803*
  • Hampson, H., on Durability of Dropwise Condensation on a Metal Surface, 464*
  • Hampton, J. S., the Late, 586
  • Handbook and Catalogue of Exhibits on Heat and Cold, Science Museum, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 298
  • — of Collection Illustrating Temperature
  • Measurement and Control, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 721
  • — Compressed Air (Book), 41
  • — and Directory, Metal Industry, 1955 (Book)
  • 689
  • — on Electric Characteristics of Overhead
  • Lines (Book), 621
  • — Gauge and Tool Makers’ Association
  • (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Light Metals, by G. A. Pagonis (Book), 233
  • — Plastics Engineering (Book), 689
  • — of Recommended Basic Training Exercises,
  • S.B.A.C. (Book), 41
  • — Water Engineer’s, 1955 (Book), 657 Handeck I Hydro-Electric Station, 13*, 50*
  • “ Handispray ” Portable Spray Painter (Trade Publication), 76
  • Handling, Bulk-Material, “ K.C. ” Two-Way Control Valve for (Dallow Lambert and Co., Ltd.), 377*
  • — Equipment, Cement and Coal, in 1,400-ton
  • Twin-Screw Motor Vessel “ Golden Bay,” 448*
  • Materials (Trade Publication), 201
  • Mechanical, for Heavy Billets, “ Manipulator ” (Head Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd. and Salem-Brosius Inc.), 412*
  • — Fluid (Book), 201
  • — Machinery, Grain, Mobile (Trade Publi
  • cation), 335
  • — Materials (Book), 589
  • — Plant, Ash, at Skelton Grange Power
  • Station, 511
  • Coal, for East Yelland Power Station (Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd.), 534*
  • Coal, at Etruria Gasworks, 576*
  • Coal, at Skelton Grange Power Station (International Combustion, Ltd.), 510
  • Coal, at Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 805*
  • Refuse, at Worthing (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 490
  • — Solvents, Flexible, High-Pressure, Syn
  • thetic-Rubber Tubing for (Petro-Flex, Ltd., and Smiths Industrial Instruments, Ltd.), 380*
  • Handy Angle Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Slotted-Angle System for Structural Steelwork, 55*
  • Hanstock, Dr. R. F., on Fatigue Phenomena in High-Strength Aluminium Alloys, 471
  • Harborne, R. S., the Late, 6
  • Harbour, Tema, Model Tests at Hydraulics Research Station, 627
  • Hardaway Contracting Company, Tampa Bay Bridge, Florida, 190
  • Hardening of Metals. See Heat Treatment under Metallurgy
  • “ Hardgrove ” Grinding Machine for Coal Samples (H. W. Wallace and Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • Hardinge Machine Tools, Ltd., “ H.L.V.” High-Speed, Toolroom Lathe, 312*; “ H.C.” and “ H.C.T.” Turret Lathes with 8-Station Turret, 479*
  • Hardness Tests. See Tests (Materials')
  • Harland Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Electroglide ” Centrifugal Pumps for High-Lift Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 740*; “ Rotovalve ” Pump Delivery Valve for Ashford Common Pumping Station, 740*
  • Harland and Wolff, Ltd., 8,000-b.h.p. Two- Stroke Diesel Engine with Exhaust Turbine Supercharging, 154*; 20,000-ton Passenger Liner “ Southern Cross,” 290, 350*; Annual Report, 714
  • Harper, M. O., Ltd., Twin-Jib Breakdown Vehicle for Oilfield Operation, 539*
  • Harris, G. T., on Statistical Study of Creep and Fatigue Properties of a Precision-Cast High-Temperature Alloy, 691; on Effect of Composition of Gas-Turbine Alloys on Resistance to Scaling and to Vanadium Pentoxide Attack, 722
  • Harris, Isle of, Electricity Scheme for, 504
  • Harris, W. E., on Engineering Services at HarweU, 270
  • Harrison, McGregor and Guest, Ltd., Acquisition by D. Brown Corporation, Ltd., 259
  • Harrod, R., on Burden of Investment, 682
  • Harrogate Conference on Managing Small Firms, 321
  • Harvard University, Engineer as Business Man in American Industry, by J. B. Rae, 163
  • Harwell, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Engineering Services at, 270; Harwell Establishment (Book), by K. E. B. Jay, 787
  • — Conference on Electromagnetically-
  • Enriched Isotopes, Arrangements for, 321
  • Hatfield Technical College, Courses for Associate Membership Examination of Incorporated Plant Engineers, 737
  • Haus der Technik, Essen, 683
  • “Hawker P.1072” Aircraft with “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 79*
  • Haycraft, M. and L., Ltd., Plastics-Disc Speech Recorder with Indexing of Start and Finish, “ Agavox,” 755
  • Hazell, S. W., on Some Observations on Improvement of Load Factor, 556
  • “ H.C.” and “ H.C.T.” Turret Lathes, with 8-Station Turret (Hardinge Machine Tools, Ltd.), 479*
  • “ HD21 ” 204-h.p. Crawler Tractor (Allis- Chalmers), 742*
  • “ HD32 ” High-Aspect Ratio, Twin-Engine Air Liner (Societe de Construction des Avions Hurel-Dubois), 802*
  • Head, Wrightson-C. A. Parsons-A. E. Reyrolle Group of Companies for Building Nuclear- Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd., Aluminium Diesel-Driven Cargo Lighter, 53
  • Head, Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd., “ Manipulator ” Mechanical-Handling Machine for Heavy Billets, 412*
  • Head, Wrightson Processes, Ltd., Grease Plant at Birkenhead Works of Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., 121*
  • Health Congress, Bournemouth, Programme, 321
  • — Effects of Noise on, 451
  • — and Welfare Centre, Industrial, of Ministry
  • of Labour, 391
  • Hearing Aid for Radio Listening, “ Rai-Tel- Ade ” (Electric Ades), 242
  • Hearn, R. L., Power Station, Toronto, Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-Generators at, 246*. See 226
  • Heat and Cold, Handbook and Catalogue of Exhibits on, Science Museum, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 298
  • — Conduction, by L. R. Ingersoll, O. J. Zobel
  • and A. C. Ingersoll (Book), 428
  • — Engines. See Engines:; Turbines; Aero
  • nautics
  • — Exchangers (Trade Publication), 41
  • for Gas Turbines, 458. See 333. See LETTERS, 488, 520
  • for 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Alternator Unit (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 715, 727*
  • — Insulating Material, Exfoliated Vermiculite
  • (Trade Publication), 721
  • Tape Silicone-Spread Glass Cloth, for High Temperatures (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 350
  • — Insulation Board, Fire-Resistant (Celotex,
  • Ltd.), 566
  • Building Boards for (Trade Publication), 138
  • Furnace and Stove (Trade Publication), 267
  • Silicone, Wear Resistance in Strata of, 790*
  • Tape, Silicone (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Pump for Domestic Central Heating, 439*,
  • 454. See LETTER, 717
  • Domestic, “ Duotherm ” (Brentford Electric, Ltd.), 47*
  • “ Fridge-Heater ” for Water Heating and Larder Cooling (Ferranti, Ltd.), 381*
  • Royal Festival Hall, Replacement by Cooling Plant, 261
  • — Transfer Fluids, Use of Silicones as, 791 and Fluid Dynamics, by J. G. Knudsen
  • and D. L. Katz (Book), 334
  • Fluid Flow and Mass Transfer, Chemical Engineering, Vol. I, by J. M. Coulson and J. F. Richardson (Review), 492
  • Friction Correlations in Cooling Tower Design, 175
  • — Treatment of Metals. See Metallurgy Heater, Air, Oil-Fired, for Industrial Premises
  • (A. G. Greaves and Son, Ltd.), 182*
  • — Electro-Thermal, Progress with, 131. See
  • LETTER, 200
  • — Feed-Water. See Feed- Water Heater
  • — Laboratory-Vessel, Electro-Thermal “ Bun
  • sen ” (Electrothermal Engineering, Ltd.), 125*
  • — Space, Oil-Burning, for Small Premises
  • (Key Leather Co., Ltd.), 222*
  • “Heatfix” Labels, Fixing Machine for, 415* Heating, Air, Systems, Coupling for Cooling Hot-Air Fans (Spooner Dryer and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 545*
  • — Cables, Armoured, for Pre-Heating and
  • Stress-Relieving (Electrothermal Engineering, Ltd.), 705*
  • — Central, System, with Forced Circulation,
  • Experiments on, 770
  • — Dielectric, for Setting Adhesives, by I.
  • Jones (Book), 428
  • — Domestic, Free-Standing Convector Fires,
  • Efficiency of, 469
  • Research on, Calorimeter Building at • Fuel Research Station for, 470*
  • — Electric Resistance, for Setting Adhesives,
  • Course of Instruction on, 321
  • — Induction (Trade Publication), 493
  • 12-kW, High-Frequency Generator for (E.M.I. Factories. Ltd.), 188*
  • Units (Radio Heaters, Ltd.), 302*
  • — in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 105
  • — Radiant, Including Cooling and Heat-Pump
  • Applications, by R. W. Shoemaker (Book), 428
  • — Space, Electric, 556
  • Heating, Space, “ Heatmaster ” Domestic Boiler for (Radiation, Ltd.), 612*
  • — Systems, Pumps for (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Unit, Infra-Red, for Drying Paint (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 442*
  • — and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of,
  • Engineering Services in a Laboratory, by J. C. Knight, 173; Annual Dinner, 204; Domestic Heating by Heat Pump, by J. A. Sumner, 439*, 454. See LETTER, 717
  • — Water, “ Heatmaster ” Domestic Boiler for
  • (Radiation, Ltd.), 612*
  • “ Heatmaster ” Domestic Boiler for Space Heating, Water Heating and Cooking (Radiation, Ltd.), 612*
  • Heenan and Froude, Ltd., Refuse-Disposal Plant at Clydebank, 20*; Separation Plant for Town Refuse, 490
  • Heertjes, Prof. P. M., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360; on Chemical Engineering Research, 361
  • Heinrich and Theodore Mine, Essen, Use of “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting in, 181* Helicopters. See Aeronautics
  • “ Heliocentric ” Speed-Reducing Gears
  • (Trade Publication), 267
  • Helps, F. G., on Synchros for Data Transmission, 792*
  • Henderson, J., on Problems Associated with Selection of Machine Tools for Heavy Engineering Production, 195
  • Henley’s, W.T., Telegraph Works Co., Ltd.
  • Apprentice Training Schemes, 296; Cable
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571 Herbert, A., Ltd., Co-operation with Taylor,
  • Taylor and Hobson, Ltd., Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd., and Pitter Gauge and Precision Tool Co., Ltd., for Sale of Precision Instruments, 380*; New Measuring Room at Coventry Works, 380*; “ Hylo ” Two-Speed Vice with Fast Approach Mechanism, 574*
  • Hereil/G., on Making Aeroplanes Independent of Runways, 435*
  • Herford, R. O., the Late, 37
  • Hertfordshire and Essex Water Co., Sawbridgeworth Pumping Station, 806*
  • Heston Aircraft Co., Ltd., Aluminium-Alloy Containers, 478
  • Heywood, Dr. R. B., on Stress Concentration
  • Factors, 146*
  • Heyworth, Sir G., on Principle of Relative Values, 681
  • “ Hi-Dyne ” Diesel Engine for Rail Traction (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 720
  • “ Hi-Nitrogen ” Incandescent Combustion-
  • Type Generators (Trade Publication), 267 Hibberd, F. C., and Co., Ltd., 38-h.p. Diesel
  • Locomotive for Mucking-Out Train used in High-Speed Tunnelling, 703*
  • High-Altitude Test Chamber for Testing
  • Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • — Frequency. See Electric
  • — Marnham, Power Station at, 200-MW
  • Turbo-Generator for, 291, 295
  • — Temperature Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Tension Networks, International Confer
  • ence on, Changes in Organisation of, 491 Highways. See Roads
  • Hilger and Watts. Ltd., Equipment for Spectro- chemical Analysis (Trade Publication), 169; Recording X-Ray Diffractometer (Trade Publication), 267; Optical Glassworking, by F. Twyman (Book), 396; Recording X-Ray Diffractometer, 505*; “ Tristimulus ” Photoelectric Colorimeter, 670*
  • Hill, C. V., on Choice of Electric Motors (Trade Publication), 106
  • Hills (West Bromwich), Ltd,, Steel Structure of Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599
  • Hinton, Sir C., Presentation of James Clayton Prize to, 232; on Part Played by the Chemical Engineer in Bridging the Gap Between Research and Plant Construction, 360
  • Hire-Purchase Restrictions, Effect of, 647 Hislop, W., the Late, 294
  • History, Engineering, in North-East, Newcomen Society Summer Meeting, 750
  • “ H.L.V.,” High-Speed Toolroom Lathe
  • (Hardinge Machine Tools, Ltd.), 312*
  • H. M.SS. See under Warships Hoare, G. G., on Specifications and Tolerances
  • of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Hoblyn, E. H. T., on Higher National Certificate in Chemical Engineering, 717. See 651
  • Hodge, J. B., and Co., Ltd., “ Euclid ” Rear-
  • Dumping Trucks (Trade Publication), 201 Hodgson, R. B., the Late, 136
  • Hoffmann Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Care and
  • Storing of Ball and Roller Bearings (Trade Publication), 201
  • Hoist Block, Electro, 2-speed (H. Morris, Ltd.), 575*
  • — Mobile (Trade Publication), 559
  • — See also Cranes; Gantries; Transporters;
  • Derricks
  • Holdsworth, Warney and Swasey, Wool-Spinning Machine, 252
  • Holes, Fitting of Shafts in. See Gauging Holford, Sir W., New Factory of J. Ambler,
  • Ltd., at Peterlee, 252
  • Holland, Railways in, Progressive Policy of, 167 Holloway Brothers (London), Ltd., Skelton
  • Grange Power Station, 512*
  • Holman Brothers, Ltd., “ Dryductor ” System of Mine Roof Drilling, 119*; “ Silver 8 Handril ” Rock Drills for High-Speed Tunnelling, 702
  • Holmquist Malcus, A.-B., “ Malcus ” Hydraulic Surface-Grinding Machine with Automatic Control, 449*
  • Holophane, Ltd., “ In-Bilt ” Lighting Fittings (Trade Publication), 396 ; Industrial Lighting Fittings (Trade Publication), 657
  • Holroyd, Dr. R., on Part Played by the Chemical Engineer in Bridging Gap Between Research and Plant Construction, 360
  • Holst and Co., Ltd., Skelton Grange Power
  • Station, 512*
  • Holt, A.. Ltd., 8,000-b.h.p. Two-Stroke Diesel- Engine with Exhaust-Turbine Supercharging, 154*
  • Homogeniser for Continuous Blending of Lubricating Oil, 673*
  • Honeycomb Sandwich Construction in Aluminium Alloy (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • Honeyman, A. J. K., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Honours List, Birthday, 749 New Year, 7
  • Hoover, Ltd., Apprentice Training Schemes, 296; Vacuum Cleaner for Radioactive Dust, for Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 645*
  • Hope, H., and Sons, Ltd., Steel-Framed, Cantilevered Omnibus Shelter with Aluminium Roof, 219*; Model of Burmese Pharmaceutical Plant with Window Frames and Cladding of Pressed Metal, 642*
  • Hopper, Reception, Refuse-Disposal Plant, Clydebank, 20*
  • Hopton, G. U., on Details of Examinations of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, 360 “ Horameter ” Recording Clock for Checking Operating Time of Machines (Target Services, Ltd.), 765
  • Hose, Flexible, for Handling High-Test Hydrogen Peroxide (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 184
  • Lightweight, for Carrying Oil (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 579
  • Hospital, Hammersmith, 45-in. Cyclotron for Radiotherapeutic Research Unit, 803*
  • — St. Bartholomew’s, 15-MeV Linear Acceler
  • ator for Radiotherapy and Research at, 646*
  • Hot Materials, Vibrator Conveyor for (Owl Engineering Supplies, Ltd.), 53*. See Addendum, 125
  • — Top for Ingot-Mould for Killed Steels, 276* Houldsworth, Sir H., on Shortage of Coal
  • Supplies, 34
  • Hours of Labour. See Labour
  • “ Howard Rotavator Bulldog ” and “ Howard Rotavator Yeoman ” Cultivators, Attachments for (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603*
  • Howden, J., and Co., Ltd., Electrically-Driven, Induced-Draught Fans for Boiler of S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 352*
  • Huggins, P., on Electronic Methods of Inspection, 781
  • Hughes, C. J., on Oil Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings, 530*
  • Hugill. J., the Late, 37
  • Hull Technical College, Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Human Relations in Industry, Cinema Film on Improvement of, Conference on, Programme, 524
  • Humber St. Andrew’s Engineering Co., Ltd., Experimental Plant for Quick-Freezing of Fish at Sea on Trawler “ Northern Wave,” 475*
  • Humidity Correction Factors Applicable to Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Hummels’ Theory of Oil Whirl in Bearings, 238*. See 227
  • Hunting Aerosurveys, Ltd., Aerial Survey of Grahamland, Falkland Islands Dependencies, 761
  • Hurden, D., on Development of Armstrong Siddeley Snarler Rocket Motor, 317*
  • Hurel-Dubois, Societe de Construction des Avions, “ HD 32 ” High-Aspect Ratio, Twin-Engine Air-Liner, 802*
  • Hurn Factory of Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd., “ Viscount ” Production at, 164*
  • Hutton, D. N., the Late, 294
  • “ Hydralite ” Lightweight Hydraulic Jack (Tangyes, Ltd.), 415*
  • Hydraulic Design and Irrigation, Vol. I. by S. Leliavsky (Book), 201; (Review), 365
  • — Gear for Stretch-Flattening Machine for
  • Large Sheets and Plates (Towler Brothers (Patents), Ltd.,) 282*
  • — Jet-Pipe Controller for Regulating Tem
  • perature of Fuel Oil to Furnaces (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 796
  • — Jump in a Long Uniform Channel, Forma
  • tion of, by B. A. Sutton, 532*
  • in Prismatic Channels, 46*
  • — Machines Laboratory, at Nottingham Uni
  • versity, 442*
  • Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — Operation and Control of Machines, by I.
  • McNeil (Book), 137
  • — Power Kit “ Flexi-Force ” (Epco, Ltd.), 479 Packs, Portable and Static (Finney
  • Presses, Ltd.), 574*
  • Plant. See Power Plant
  • — Press. See Press under Machine Tools
  • — Pumps. See Pump
  • — Rams, Standard (Chamberlain Industries,
  • Ltd.), 92*
  • “ Twinset ” Packing for (J. Walker and Co., Ltd.), 153*. See LETTERS, 261, 293, 361. See Erratum, 234
  • — Systems, Aircraft, Graphical Symbols for,
  • Specification, 589
  • Swivel Coupling for, 506*
  • — Turbines. See Turbines; Power Plant Hydraulics, Conference on, Iowa Institute of
  • Hydraulic Research, Programme, 532
  • — Research Station, Use of Radioactive Iso
  • topes for Tracing River-Bed Movements, 312; Model Tests on Tema Harbour, 627
  • — See also Hydrodynamics; Irrigation; Water “ Hydro-Ejector ” Attachment for Increasing
  • Suction Lift of Pumps (J. Beresford and Son, Ltd.), 672*
  • Hydro-Electric and Irrigation Terms and Standard Notations Used in India, Glossary of (Book), 41
  • Power Plant. See Power Plant
  • Hydrodesulphurisation Plant at Stanlow Oil Refinery (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755
  • Hydrodynamics, Metering Pulsating Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717 _
  • — Ship, Laboratory, New, for National
  • Physical Laboratory, 292*
  • Hydrogen Peroxide, High-Test, Thin-Walled Flexible Hoses for Handling (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 184
  • Hydrogen Peroxide, as Rocket-Motor Propellant, 78
  • “ Hydruped ” Pedal-Propelled Fork-Lift Truck (Kenton Equipment, Ltd.), 478
  • Hygiene, Tropical, Course for Mine and Site Managers, 320
  • Hygrometric, Temperature and Flow-Measuring Instruments (Trade Publication), 721
  • “ Hylo ” Two-Speed Vice with Fast Approach Mechanism (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 574*
  • Hysel, V. B., on Control of Quality in Heat- Treatment and Finishing of Copper and Copper-Base Alloys, 497, 529
  • Hyster Co., Fork-Lift Trucks (Trade Publication), 41; Civil-Engineering Construction Methods (Trade Publication), 201; Straddle Truck and Excavator Crane (Trade Publication), 297; Operation of Fork-Lift Trucks (Trade Publication), 335; Tractor Attachments (Trade Publication), 754
  • I. and G. MANUFACTURING CO. LTD., Sanding and Polishing Machine and Universal Saw (Trade Publication), 527
  • “ Ibetol (X) ” Bituminous Coatings (Trade Publication), 41
  • Ice. See Refrigeration
  • Igniter Plug, High-Energy, for Aircraft Gas- Turbines (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 707*
  • — Torch, High-Energy, for Gas-Turbine
  • Engines (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs. Ltd.), 189*
  • Ignition System, High-Frequency (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 25
  • Illumination. See Light; Lighting; and Lamps under Electric
  • Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Terylene Production Plant, Wilton, 99, 124*; Equipment for Railways (Trade Publication), 335; Annual Report, 650
  • — College of Science and Technology, Post-
  • Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445; Development Plans for, 777
  • — Institute, Proposed use of Site for Imperial
  • College of Science and Technology, 777
  • Imperial Smelting Corporation, Production of Zinc by, 746
  • “ Impervion ” Silicone Water Repeller (Solig- num, Ltd.), 55
  • Import Trade. See Trade
  • Impulse Turbines. See Turbines
  • “ ln-Bilt ” Lighting Fittings (Trade Publication), 396
  • “ In-Line ” Scanner for Instrument Desks (Evershed and Vignoles, Lid.), 796*
  • Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd., Incandescent Nitrogen Generators (Trade Publication), 267
  • — Lamps. See Lamps under Electric
  • Ince, Sir G., on Resettlement of Ex-Servicemen, 611
  • Inch and Metric Sizes on Engineering Drawings, Conversion of, 409*. See LETTERS, 588, 654
  • Incinerator at Refuse-Disposal Plant, Clydebank 20*
  • Income, National, Sharing of, Debate on Address in Reply to Queen’s Speech, 778
  • Index and Bibliography on Dynamic Pressure Measurement, by W. G. Brombacher and
  • T. W. Lashof (Book), 558
  • — Price, Engineering Goods, 258
  • — Resin, Surface Coating (Book), 396
  • Indexing Machine, Automatic, for Measurement of Gear-Tooth Pitch Errors, 271*
  • India, Chandigarh City, Building of, and its Place in Five-Year Plan, 161
  • — Churk Cement Factory, Temporary Power
  • Plant for, 638*
  • — Glossary of Irrigation and Hydro-Electric
  • Terms and Standard Notations Used in (Book), 41
  • — Industrial Development Plans, 391
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine Industry in,
  • Problems Relating to Development of (Book), 9
  • — Rubber. See Rubber
  • — Steel Plants for, 98 Production Plans, 2
  • — Steelworks for (Metallurgical Export Co.),
  • 391
  • Indicator, Combustion, for Boiler Houses, “ Econometer ” (Kelvin and Hughes (Industrial), Ltd.), 49*
  • — pH (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Progress Control, “ Vidento ” (Archimedes-
  • Diehl-Machine Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • — Semaphore (Trade Publication), 233 Indonesia, Oil Prospecting in, Cinema Film on,
  • 295
  • Induction. See Electric
  • — Furnaces. See Furnace, Electric
  • — Motor. See Motor, Electric
  • Industrial Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Agreements and Disputes. See Labour Industrial Chain Supply Co., Ltd., “ Gripital ”
  • Chain Spanners (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Consultants, Services of (Trade Publication),
  • 527
  • — Court. See Labour
  • — Design Council, Edinburgh Congress, Re
  • port, 1954 (Book), 334
  • and Development, Prefabricated Television Station at Baghdad, 450*
  • — Dust, by P. Drinker and T. Hatch (Book),
  • 428
  • — Economics. See Labour
  • — Engineering, Ltd., “ Flexicol ” Roof Pre
  • servatives (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Value of, 483
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Health and Welfare Centre of Ministry of
  • Labour, 391
  • — Management. See Works Management
  • — Relations, Debate on Address in Reply to
  • Queen’s Speech, 778
  • Industrial Research. See Research
  • — Truck Manufacturers’ Association, Safety
  • Code for Industrial Power Trucks (Book), 366
  • Industrialisation in Under-Developed Countries, Processes and Problems of, O.E.E.C. Report on, 485
  • Industry, Aircraft, Redundancy in, 515
  • — British, Federation of. See Federation
  • — Bulletin for, Views on Manpower Resources,
  • 419
  • — in Canada, 519, 527, 559
  • — Capital-Investment Plans of, Proposed
  • Government Investigation into, 778
  • — Census of Distribution, 1950, Vol. Ill,
  • Wholesale Trades (Book), 201
  • — Chemical, in Europe (Book), 175
  • — Coal, Employment of Youths Underground,
  • 451
  • in Europe (Book), 233
  • Price Structure of (Book), 233 Statistics of Production in, 451, 711
  • — Co-partnership in. See Labour
  • — Diamond-Tool, in 1954 (Book), 526
  • — Earnings of (Book), 657
  • — Eastern Regional Board for, National Cash
  • Awards for Cutting Production Costs, 289
  • — Electricity-Supply, in Europe (Book), 233
  • — Finance for, by Sir G. Erskine, 650
  • — German, Recovery of, 683
  • — Heating in, by G. A. Williams (Book), 105
  • — Improvement of Human Relations in, Role
  • of Cinema Film in, Conference on, Programme, 524
  • — Individual Efficiency in, Conference on, 456
  • — Iron and Steel, Position in, 323
  • — Italian, State-Controlled, by R. Bailey, 491
  • — Metals, Non-Ferrous, in Europe (Book), 266
  • — Mining, Yorkshire, Strike in, 611, 647
  • — Nationalised, Obligation to Pay Fair Wages,
  • 63, 159
  • — Non-Ferrous Metals, Wrought, Review of
  • Productivity in (Book), 76
  • — Non-Specialist Graduates in, by A. Collins
  • (Review), 460; (Book), 493
  • — Petroleum, Conditions of Work in, 579
  • — Plastics, German, 1939-1945, by N. J. L.
  • Megson and H. J. E. Poupard (Book), 105
  • — Production Control in, by J. Motterham
  • (Book), 266
  • — Rigid Boxes and Cartons, Review of Pro
  • ductivity in (Book), 558
  •  ?— Safety in, Protection of Personnel, by D. I. Macfarlane (Book), 298
  • — Science in, Lord Salisbury on, 194
  • — Shipbuiding, Delays in Ship Construction,
  • 547
  • — Shipping, Wages in, 579
  • — Toxic Gases in, Methods of Detection of:
  • Chlorine (Book), 233
  • — and Universities, Nuclear Reactors for
  • (Review), 427
  • — Ventilating in, by G. A. Williams (Book), 76
  • — See also Trade
  • Information, Central Office of, Payment Secured, Booklet on Work of Export Credits Guarantee Department, 331 Ingot-Mould Hot-Top for Killed Steels, 276* Ingram, G., on National Cash Awards for Cutting Production Costs, 289
  • Injection, Machines, Wax, for Precision Casting, 22*
  • Injector, Fuel, for “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 317*
  • Inland Navigation. See Canals; Rivers, etc. Innertkirchen Hydro-Electric Station, 13*, 50* Inspection Council, National, for Electrical Installation Contracting, Formation of, 249
  • — Electronic Methods of, 781
  • — Equipment Ltd., X-Ray Units (Trade
  • Publication), 657
  • — of Inaccessible Parts, “ Endoscope ” for
  • (Trade Publication), 41
  • — of Nickel and Nickel Alloys, 498, 529
  • — Testing and Heat-Treatment of Light-Alloy
  • Drop-Forging, 497, 529
  • Instability, Mechanical, by Y. Rocard (Review), 1691 See LETTER, 261
  • Institute. See Institutions
  • — of Transport. See Transport Institution, British Standards. See Standards
  • — of Production Engineers. See Production
  • — Royal. See Royal Institution
  • — Subscriptions and Taxation, 778
  • — Technical and Scientific. See Aeronautical
  • Society, Royal; Arts, Royal Society of; Aviation Medicine, Royal Air Force Institute of; Bankers, Institute of; British Agricultural Engineers, Institution of; British Aircraft Constructors, Society of; Bronze and Brass Founders, Association of; Canadian Aeronautical Institute; Civil Engineers, Institution of; Consulting Engineers, Association of; Diesel Engine Users Association; Drop Forgers and Stamper si National Association of; Electrical Association for Women; Electrical Engineers, Institution of; Engineers in Charge, Institution of; Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland,', Institution of; Faraday Society; Fuel, Institute of; Heating and Ventilating Engineers, Institution of; Interplanetary Society, British; Iron and Steel Institute; Iron and Steel Institute, West of Scotland; Junior Institution of Engineers; Locomotive Engineers, Institution of; Management, British Institute of; Manchester Association of Engineers; Marine Engineers, Institute of; Mechanical Engineers, American Society of; Mechanical Engineers, Institution of; Metals, Institute of; Metallurgists, Institution of; Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Institute of; Naval Architects, Institution of; Newcomen Society; . North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders,, Petroleum, Institute of; Plant Engineers; Incorporated; Plastics Industry, ‘Society of; Production Engineers, Institution of; Radio Engineers, British Institution of; Royal Institution; Royal Society; Sanitary Engineers, Institution of; Sanitary Institute, Royal; Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of; Testing Materials, American Society for; Transport, Institute of; Whitworth Society; Works Managers, Institution of
  • Instruments, Aircraft, Test Rigs for (Field Aircraft Services, Ltd.), 209*
  • — for Control of Thermal Power Stations, by
  • A. Ketnath (Book), 558
  •  ?— Desk, “ In-Line ” Scanner for (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 796*
  • — Drawing (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Electric, Kits of (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Electronic (Trade Publications), 138, 396 for Indication of Contact between Work
  • and Wheel of Grinding Machine (B. O. Morris, Ltd.), 709*
  • — Hygrometric, Temperature and Flow-Mea
  • suring (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Industries, British, Exhibition, 779, 795*.
  • See also vol. 180
  • — Measuring, “ Metron ” (Trade Publication),
  • 9
  • — Radioactive-Isotope, for Demonstration
  • Unit (Isotope Developments, Ltd.), 158*
  • — Scientific, Manufacturers’ Association of
  • Great Britain, Ltd., Book on Radio- Isotope Instruments, 460
  • Research Association, British, Bibliography on Flexure Devices, by P. J. Geary (Book), 201
  • — See also Aeronautics; Electric
  • Insulation. See Heat; Electric
  • Insurance, Boiler and General, Co., Ltd., National, Failure of Welded Oil-Storage Tank (Book), 721
  • Integral Ltd., Reversible High-Speed Hydraulic Motor, 21*; Electrically-Driven Hydraulic Pump, 27*; Construction, Machining and Forming Problems of, 104. See also 145
  • — and Differential Calculations, by M. Wel-
  • lauer (Book), 558
  • — Military-Freight Aircraft, with Short Take-
  • Off Run (Societe Anonyme des Atelier d’Aviation Louis Breguet), 802
  • Integration in Iron and Steel Works, Fuel Economy due to, 106
  • Intel (Caterers) Ltd., Industrial Canteens (Trade Publication), 9
  • Intensifier, Hydraulic, for 45 tons per sq. in. Pressure, 82*. See LETTERS, 230,261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • Intercommunication Unit for Motor Cycle Side-Cars (Pye, Ltd.), 579
  • Interference, Radio, Regulations for Use of Suppressors, 319
  • Interferometry, Use for Examining Machined Surfaces, 274*
  • Internal-Combustion Engines. See ^erowaw- tics; Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors; Turbine, Gas
  • — Grinder. See Grinder under Machine Tools International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Work of, by J. Newby, 361
  • — Colloquium on Photoelasticity and Photo
  • plasticity, Stress Concentration Factors, by Dr. R. B. Heywood, 146*
  • International Combustion, Ltd., Coal-Handling Plant at Skelton Grange Power Station, 510; Steam-Raising Plant at Skelton Grange Power Station, 510
  • — Commission on Large Dams, Paris Con
  • gress, May, 1955, 262
  • — Conference of Scientists on Peaceful Uses of
  • Atomic Energy, 716
  • International Fair, Lille, Arrangements for, 321 International Finance Corporation, Formation of, to Develop Investment Activities of World Bank, 518
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine Congress. See
  • Engine, Internal-Combustion, International Congress on
  • — Labour Conference. Geneva, Decisions by,
  • 223, 451, 579, 711'
  • International Nickel Co. of Canada, Ltd., Annual Report, 469
  • — Scientific Film Association, Conference on
  • Film in Improvement of Human Relations in Industry, Programme, 524
  • — Statistical Institute, Journal of Abstracts on
  • Statistical Methods in Industry, 87
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • — Union of Producers and Distributors of
  • Electricity, London Congress, Arrangements for, 71
  • — Water Supply Association, Water Supply
  • Congress and Exhibition, London, Programme, 304
  • Interplanetary Society, British, Development of Armstrong Siddeley Snarler Rocket Motor, by D. Hurden, 317*
  • Inventions, Role of National Research Development Corporation, 260
  • — See also Patents
  • Investment Activities of World Bank, Formation of International Finance Corporation, 518
  • — Broadcast Talks on, by C. Clark, A. Albu
  • and R. MorfiS, 518
  • — Burden of, by R. Harrod, 682
  • — and Capital Expenditure, Federation of
  • British Industries on, 98
  • — in Electricity-Supply Industry (Book), 396
  • — in Engineering Industries, 66, 73*
  • — in Latin America, 454
  • — Plans of Industry, Proposed Government
  • Investigation into, 778
  • — Private, United States, in Europe and Over
  • seas Territories (Book), 366
  • — Process for Precision Casting, 22*
  • — United States, in Europe, Report on, 241 Invoicing System (Trade Publication), 106 Involute Function, Polar, Approximation for,
  • 330*
  • Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, Conference on Hydraulics, Programme, 532
  • Iraqi Government, Television Station for, 450* Ireland, Northern, Engineering in, 550
  • — Southern, Hydro-Electric and Drainage
  • Schemes in, 524
  • Irion, A., Nachf., Fork-Lift Truck for Loading, Transporting and Stacking, 537*
  • Iron Alloys. See Metallurgy and Steel
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • Iron Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Heat Treatment. See Metallurgy
  • — Manufacture. See Furnaces, Blast; Metal
  • lurgy
  • — Moulding for Apprentices, by F. D. Roper
  • (Book), 621
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • — Pig, and Steel, Sturzelberg Process for Pro
  • duction from Low-Grade Ore and Coke (Demag A.F.), 738*
  • — Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — Sealing, for Welding Cellophane (Trade Publication), 657
  • Iron and Steel, Consumption and Prices, 42*. See 36
  • Federation, British, Statement on “ Steel in 1955,” 36, 44*; Cinema Film on Steelmaking, 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Industry, Position in, 323
  • Industry, Position in Estimating Demand for Steel Sheet, 36. See 44
  • Industry, Report on Development of, 258, 262

Iron and Steel Institute:

  • Survey of Results of Examination of Brickwork of Blown-Out Blast Furnaces, by H. M. Richardson and R. G. Rigby (Book), 396
  • Engineers Group:
  • Engineering Aspects of Heavy-Section Rolling Mills, by T. Walker, 429 Annual General Meeting:
  • Report of Council, 591 Changes in Council, 591 Annual Dinner, 591 Presentation of Awards, 591 Presidential Address on Steel Industry— Decline and Recovery, 1910-1933, by Sir C. Bruce-Gardner, 590, 591
  • Reports of Discussions, 623, 661, 692, 722 Gas-Turbo-Driven Blower for Blast- Furnace Service, by C. E. Sayer, 623 Charging Delays due to Furnace Bunching, by R. Solt, 661
  • Supply of Scrap to Open-Hearth Furnaces, by M. D. J. Brisby and W. O. Pendray, 661. See Addendum, 724
  • Causes of Variable Creep Strength in Carbon Steel, by W. E. Bardgett and M. G. Gemmill, 691
  • Some Additional Creep and Rupture Data on Molybdenum, Chromium-Molyb- denum, and Molybdenum-Vanadium Steels, by J. Glen, 691
  • Statistical Study of Creep and Fatigue Properties of a Precision-Cast High- Temperature Alloy, by G. T. Harris and H. C. Child, 591
  • Relationships between Long- and Short- Time Creep and Tensile Properties of a Commercial Alloy, by A. Graham and K. F. A. Walles, 692
  • Liquidus of Metal-Oxide/V205 Systems and Mechanism of Accelerated Attack on Metals by Vanadium Pentoxide, by Dr. G. Lucas, M. Weddle and Prof. A. Preece, 722
  • Effect of Composition of Gas-Turbine Alloys on Resistance to Scaling and to Vanadium Pentoxide Attack, by G. T. Harris, H. C. Child and J. A. Kerr, 722
  • Joint Metallurgical Societies Meeting in Europe:
  • Programme, 459 Proceedings, 717, 748
  • Iron and Steel Institute, West of Scotland, Design and Construction of Open-Hearth Furnaces, by J. L. Adamson, 144; Improved Ingot-Mould Hot-Dip Design for Killed Steels, by A. M. Hamilton, 276*; Engineering Aspects of Heavy-Section Mills, by T. Walker, 429; Conference on Open-Hearth Flames and Output (Book), 621
  • Metallurgical Progress, Critical Reviews (Book), 754
  • Production Statistics, 2
  • Protection by Sprayed Aluminium or Zinc, British Standard on, by Dr. F. A. Champion, 500
  • Research Association, British, Preventing Corrosion, 227; Prevention of Corrosion (Book), 233; Conference on Works Transport (Book), 298; Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and other Bulk Materials, by Dr. H. R. Mills, 327, 347*. See LETTER, 751; Flow- Meter for Granular Materials, by S. K. Dean, 430*
  • Trades Confederation, Criticism of Unofficial Strike Leaders, 95; Views on Automation, 519
  • Works. See Works
  • — Tests. See Tests (Materials')
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — See also Cast Iron; Steel; Pig Iron;
  • Metallurgy
  • Ironfoundry Associations, Council of, Booklet “ Years of Endeavour,” and Annual Report, 779
  • Ironwork, Structural. See Bridges; Floors; Steelwork; Structures
  • Irrigation and I-Iydraulic Design, Vol. 1, by S. Leliavsky (Book), 201; (Review), 465
  • — and Hydro-Electric Terms and Standard
  • Notations Used in India, Glossary of (Book), 41
  • — Kotri Barrage Scheme, Pakistan, Opening
  • Ceremony, 385
  • Irvin, D. B., on Information on Lignum Vitae, 781
  • Irving, D. B., on Supply of Electricity in London Area, 710*
  • Isle of Man, Television in, British Broadcasting Corporation Plans for, 636
  • Ismailia Valve Co., Tidal Sluice Gates (Trade Publication), 201
  • Ismay Report on NATO, 129
  • Isotope Developments, Ltd., Mobile Demonstration Unit, 158*
  • Isotope, Electromagnetically-Enriched, Confer
  • ence on, Harwell, Arrangements for, 321
  • — Radio, Instruments, Book on (Scientific
  • Instrument Manufacturers Association of Great Britain, Ltd.), 460
  • — Radioactive, Exhibition Demonstrating
  • Uses of, 237
  • Use for Tracing River-Bed Movements, 312
  • Italian-English and English-Italian Technical Dictionary (Book), 41
  • Italy, State-Controlled Industries in, by R. Bailey, 491
  • I.T.D., Ltd., Hydraulic Clamping Device for Holding Loose Packages on Fork-Lift Truck, 709*; “ Portapal ” Hand-Propelled Pallet Transporter, 736*
  • JABLONSKY, B., on Adhesive-Bonded Aircraft Joints, 458
  • Jack, Hydraulic, Lightweight, “ Hydralite ” (Tangyes, Ltd.), 415*
  • for Removal of 1,300-ton Submarine “ Sea Wolf ” into Test Sphere (Spencer, White and Prentis), 477*
  • Jackson, P., on Supercharging a Doxford Engine, 472*
  • “ Jackton,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 332
  • J. D. Insulation Co., Ltd., Insulation for Cold Store for Fish on Trawler “ Northern Wave,” 475*
  • Jeanneret, P., Architecture of City of Chandigarh, India, 161
  • Jenks Brothers, Ltd., “ Britool ” Wrench, 543
  • Jennings, B. H. S., the Late, 264
  • Jennings, J., on Approximation for Polar Involute Function, 330*
  • Jenolite, Ltd., Corrosion Prevention (Trade Publication), 335
  • Jets, Fluid Dynamics of, by Shih-I Pai (Book), 428
  • — Impinging, Production of Fire-Fighting Sprays by, 343*
  • Jetty, Coal, for East Yelland Power Station (C. Brand and Sons, Ltd.), 534*
  • Jevons, Dr. J. D., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Jigs, Tools and Gauges, by S. A. J. Parsons (Book), 9
  • Johansen, Dr. F. C., on Annular Sail, 39*
  • Johansson, C. E., Ltd., Measuring Instruments (Trade Publication), 9; Manufacture and Uses of Screwing Taps (Trade Publication), 76
  • Johnson, A. O., on Standardisation of Electricity Supply Tariffs, 361
  • Johnson, Matthey and Co., Ltd., Silver-Plating Methods (Trade Publication), 297
  • Johnson and Phillips, Ltd., 333-kVA Capacitor, 302; Switchgear, 302; 100-kVA and
  • 150-kVA Transformers, 302
  • Johnson, R., and Nephew, Ltd., Large-Diameter Wires for Use in Prestressed-Concrete Beams, 445*
  • Joints, Flange, in Mixtures of Town’s Gas and Air: Flameproof Electrical Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493
  • Jones, A. A., and Shipman, Ltd., Cinema Film “ To Be Precise ” on Machine-Tool Manufacture, 492
  • Jones, Sir H. S., on Brightness of the Stars, 403 Jones, W., and Co. (Engineers), Ltd., Motor- Alternator Set for Overcoming Frequency Variations in Electric Power Supply, 185*. See Erratum, 312
  • Jones, W. H., and Son, Ltd., Viscose Research Laboratory for Courtaulds, Ltd., 708*
  • Journals. See Bearings
  • Jubilee, Rowhedge Ironworks Co., Ltd. (Trade Publication), 76
  • Jugoslavia. See Yugoslavia
  • Jump, Hydraulic, in a Long Uniform Channel, Formation of, by B. A. Sutton, 532*
  • in Prismatic Channels, 46*
  • Junior Institution of Engineers, Maudslay Scholarships, 139; Annual Dinner, 588
  • Junor, J. C., the Late, 230
  • “ KABEY ” Marking System for Packages (P. Plura and Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • “ Kabi ” Interlocking Bench Assembly Trays (Trade Publication), 138
  • Kacirek, J., the Late, 166
  • Kafue Hydro-Electric Scheme for Central Africa, 290
  • Karachi, New Dry Dock for (Gammon (Pakistan), Ltd.), 603
  • Kariba Hydro-Electric Scheme for Central Africa, 290
  • Kater, J., on International Rules for Construction of Diesel Engines for Rail Traction, 720
  • Kay, Dr. H., on Industrial Training Problems, 456
  • Kay, S., Grinding Machines for Large Bearing Races, 90*
  • Kayser, J. F., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • “ K.C.” Two-Way Control Valve for Bulk- Material Handling (Dallow, Lambert and Co., Ltd.), 377*
  • Keen, E. D., on Machining and Forming Problems of Integral Construction, 104. See also 145
  • Kelley, A. F., on History of Development of Rolls-Royce Aeroplane Engines, 617
  • Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd., Automatic Flaw Detector Using Ultrasonic Probe, 670*
  • Kelvin and Hughes (Industrial), Ltd., “Econometer ” Combustion Indicator for Boiler Houses, 49*
  • Kemano-Kitimat Hydro-Electric Scheme, 70- MVA Transformer for, 602; “ Kitimat Story,” Cinema Film of, 686
  • Kempe’s Engineer’s Year-Book, 1955 (Book), 201
  • Kennedy, G. F., on Economic Selection of Cooling Towers for Generating Stations, 175
  • Kent, G., Ltd., “ Master” Water Meters for Trade Supplies, 286*
  • — Oil Refinery, Proposed Plant for Production of Town Gas from Petroleum at, 385
  • Kenton Equipment, Ltd., “ Hydruped ” Pedal-Propelled Fork-Lift Truck, 478
  • Kerr, J. A., on Effect of Composition of Gas- Turbine Alloys on Resistance to Scaling and to Vanadium Pentoxide Attack, 722 Ketone Resins, Dielectric Properties of, by E. Rushton (Book), 76
  • Key Leather Co., Ltd., Oil-Burning Space Heater for Small Premises, 222*
  • Kiesskalt, D. S., on Chemical Engineering Research, 361
  • “ Kildarton,” H.M. Coastal Minesweeper, Launch of, 771
  • Kill, Salvo, Probabilities for Square Targets, Table of (Book), 366
  • Kinematograph. See Cinematograph
  • King, I. E., on Forty Years of Change at Portsmouth Dockyard, 592
  • King’s College, London, Investigation on Pulsating Air Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • “Kingsford,” H.M. Seaward Defence Boat, Launch of, 508
  • Kingston-upon-Hull Technical College, PreCast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Kirkpatrick, Sir C., and Partners, Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Kirschbaum, Prof. E., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360
  • Kitchen and Wade, Ltd., Pipe-Flange Facing Machine, 316*; Portable Radial Drilling Machine, 316*
  • Kitimat-Kemano Scheme, 70-MVA Transformer for, 602; Cinema Film of Scheme, 686
  • “ Kjeldahl ” Digestions, Macro and Micro Ranges for (Trade Publication), 754
  • K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd., Sparking Plug for Aircraft Engine, 85; High-Energy Torch Igniter for Gas-Turbine Engines, 189*; High-Energy Igniter Plug for Aircraft Gas-Turbines, 707*
  • Klystrons, High-Power (Trade Publication), 493
  • Knight, J. C., on Engineering Services in a Laboratory, 173
  • Knives, Machine (Trade Publication), 493
  • Knott, D., on Cinema Films as Investments, 425. See 357
  • Koehring Co., “ NCK205 ” i-cub. yd. Mechanical Excavator, with Non-Metallic Bushes, 183*
  • Korrosionsschutz im Stahlbau (Book), 526
  • Kotri Barrage, Pakistan, Opening Ceremony, 385
  • Kotri Bridge, Prestressed-Concrete. 190
  • Kramers, Prof. H., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360
  • Kron, G., on Inversion of 256 X 256 Matrix Using a Card Programme Calculator, 309*
  • Krupp, F.. Production of Titanium in Germany by, 518; Assessment of Future of German Industry, 778
  • Kwikform, Ltd., Unit Scaffolding (Trade Publication), 721
  • “ Kyljack ” Anti-Freeze Solution for Concrete (Trade Publication), 41
  • LABELLING Machine “ Autorex ” (Rawsons (Labelling Machines), Ltd.), 415*
  • Labgear (Cambridge), Ltd., Resistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • Laboratory, Engineering Services in, by J. C. Knight, 173
  • — Field, for Analysis Of Ores, 403*
  • — Flying, “ Canso ” Flying-Boat for Geophysical Surveying, 619
  • — High-Altitude, for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems (Normalair, Ltd.), 699*
  • — Hydraulic Machines, at Nottingham University, 442*
  • — Machine-Tool Research, Firth Brown Tools, Ltd., 94*
  • — Mechanical Engineering Research, Automatic Indexing Machine for Measurement of Gear Tooth Pitch Errors, by C. Timms and C. A. Scoles, 271*; 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, 500*; Oil Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings, by J. A. Cole and C. J. Hughes, 530*; High- Precision Electric Dynamometers by D. Firth, 628*
  • — Nelson, Research, Demonstration of
  • “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic Computer, 313*
  • — Research of J. Laing and Son, Ltd., at Boreham Wood, 555
  • — Road Research, Studies in Compaction of
  • Soil and Performance of: Compaction Plant, by W. A. Lewis (Book), 366; Open Days, Arrangements for, 49, 535; New Premises for, 521; Annual Report, 1954 (Book), 621
  • — Ship Hydrodynamics, New, for National
  • Physical Laboratory, 292*
  • — Viscose Research, of Courtaulds, Ltd., 708*
  • — Water Pollution Research, Annual Report,
  • 598
  • — Welding Research, of Murex Welding
  • Processes, Ltd., 277*
  • — See also National Physical
  • Labour:
  • Aircraft Industry, Redundancy in, 515 Amalgamation of Printing Trade Unions, 355
  • American Motor Industry, Employees’ Demands for Security Against Automation, 582
  • Apprentices, Engineering, Girls as, 378
  • Labour—continued
  • Apprentices, Engineering and Shipbuilding, Wages and Conditions of, 483
  • — Fewer Boys Entering Skilled Trades, 31
  • Automation, American Motor Industry Employees’ Demands for Security against, 582
  • — and American Trade Unions, 326
  • — Reaction of Trades Unions to, 781. See 713, 747
  • Automobile Workers’ Union, United, United States, Annual Guaranteed Wage, 778
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, Agreement with Electrical Trades Union, 711
  • — Railways, Productivity Council, Formation of, 387, 651, 678; Technical Staff for, 553. See LETTERS, 619, 654
  • — Transport Commission, Wage Claims Against, 31, 63, 95, 159, 191, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Formation of British Railways Productivity Council, 387, 678
  • Bulletin for Industry, Views on Manpower Resources, 419
  • Chemical Workers’ Union, Wage Demands by, 95
  • Chief Inspector of Factories Report, 8. See Erratum, 142
  • Civil Air-Transport Industry, Wage Claims in, 255
  • — Engineering Construction Employees, Wages of, 515
  • — Servants, Numbers Employed, 287
  • — Service National Whitley Council, Claims for Equal Pay by Women Civil Servants, 255
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers’
  • Union, Wage Demands by, 127 Closed-Shop Principle, Abandonment by
  • Post Office Engineering Union, 808 Coal Board, National. See National
  • (below)
  • Constructional Engineering Union, Wage Demands by, 95, 127, 223, 323
  • Co-partnership, Scheme, Colvilles, Ltd., 95 — Staff Shares Plan, Rolls-Rovce Ltd., 776
  • Court of Inquiry on Wage Demands in Railway Industry, 31, 63, 159. See 34
  • Cunard Steam Ship Co., Ltd., Seamen’s
  • Strike, 808
  • Deakin, A., the Late, 579
  • Demarcation Dispute in Gas Industry, 547 Differentials in Wage Rates in Engineering
  • Industry, 355
  • Dividends, Taxation of, 287 Dock Industry, Inquiry into Working of,
  • 255
  • Overtime and Discipline in, 255 Wage Claims in, 63, 191, 611, 647,
  • 711, 743
  • — Worker: Analysis of Conditions of Employment in Port of Manchester (Book), 41
  • Employment and Industrial Relations in Port of Manchester (Review), 75
  • Dorman Long and Co., Ltd., Views on Steel Erectors’ Strikes, 323
  • Draughtsmen, Engineering and Shipbuilding, Association of, Conference, 485, 515
  • Earnings of Industry (Book), 657 Economic Situation in Britain, Manpower
  • Prospects, 159
  • Eden, Sir A., Broadcast Speech during
  • Railway Strike, 776
  • Efficiency, Individual, in Industry, Conference on, 456
  • Elderly Persons, Employment of, 191 Electrical Association, National Federated, Wage Claim Against, 255, 287 — Trades Union, Strike Ballot by, 255, 287; Wage Demands of London Newspaper Employees, 419; Newspaper Strike, 487; Recognition as Negotiating Body by British Broadcasting Corporation, 711
  • Employees, Need for Increase in, 419 Employment in Canada, 528
  • — in Engineering and Allied Industries, 2,
  • 66 73*, 107*, 140*, 170*, 235*, 299* 367*, 397*
  • — Engineering, Searching for, 649
  • — Full, Debate on Queen’s Speech, 747
  • — Situation in Great Britain, Ministry of
  • Labour Statement on, 194
  • — Statistics, Ministry of Labour and
  • National Service, 63, 223, 355, 611 Engineering and Allied Employers’ Nat
  • ional Federation, Wage Claims
  • Against, 31, 127, 223, 255, 287, 355, 547; Women Engineering Employees’
  • Wages, 451, 547; Wages and Conditions of Apprentices, 483
  • — Clerical Employees, Wage Demands by, 127, 191, 287
  • — Industry, Wage Differentials in, 355;
  • Holidays in, 355; Equal Pay for
  • Women in, 387; Girls as Apprentices, 387; Wage Claims in, 387, 547
  • — and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, Asso
  • ciation of, Ventilating in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 76; Heating in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 105; Light Alloys in Structural Engineering, by J. McH. Young (Book), 589
  • — Union, Amalgamated, Claims for Equal Pay for Women, 387; Girls as Apprentices, 387; Wage Demands of London Newspaper Employees, 419; Newspaper Strike, 487; Wage Claims by, 547
  • Environment and Performance, 456 Equal Pay Claims, 255, 387 Ex-Servicemen, Resettlement of, 611 Factories, Chief Inspector of, Report, 8.
  • See Erratum, 142
  • Firth-Brown Tools, Ltd., Use of Helicopter during Railway Strike, 743
  • ENGINEERING, VOL. 179 (1955)
  • Labour—continued
  • Foundry Workers, Amalgamated Union of, Wage Claims by, 127; Five-Day Annual Delegate Meeting, 714
  • Gas Industry, Demarcation Dispute in, 547 General and Municipal Workers, National Union of, Views on Dangers of Unofficial Strikes, 776, 808; Views on Need for Ballots Before Strikes, 808
  • Girls as Apprentices, 387
  • Gowers Committee, Proposals for Improvements in Non-Industrial Establishments, 387
  • Health and Welfare Centre, Industrial, Exhibition at, 391
  • Hire-Purchase Restrictions, Effect of, 647 Holidays Extended in Engineering Industry, 355
  • Human Relations in Industry, Conference on Films on, 524
  • Ince, Sir G., on Resettlement of Ex- Servicemen, 611
  • Index of Retail Prices, Criticism of, 31
  • — of Retail Prices, Increase in, 678 Individual Efficiency Committee: Conference on Individual Efficiency in Industry: Delay in Applications of Results of Research, by Sir F. Bartlett, 456; Attitude to Novelty and its Effect on Application of Results of Research, by Lord Halsbury, 456; Environment and Performance, by Prof. R. W. Russell and Dr. J. S. Weiner, 456; Variations in Performance Arising from Continuous Work, by D. E. Broadbent, 45t>; Industrial Training Problems, by Dr. E. Belbin and Dr. H. Kay, 456; Anatomical and Physiological Aspects of Machine Design, by Dr. A. G. McD. Weddell, 457 ; Psychological Aspects of Machine Design, by C. B. Gibbs, 457 Industrial Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Engineering, Value of, 483 Inspector of Factories, Chief, Report, 8. See Erratum, 142
  • Inter-Union Dispute, 647, 678, 711 International Labour Conference, Geneva, Decisions by, 223, 451, 579, 711
  • Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, Criticism of Unofficial Strike Leaders, 95; Views on Automation, 519
  • Labour and National Service, Ministry of, Views of National Joint Advisory Council, 159; Organisation and Practice in Dealing with Employment of Elderly Persons, 191; Employment Statistics, 223, 355, 611; Statistics of Working Population, 287, 355; Renaming of Industrial Museum, 391; Course on Electrical Safety for Graduate Engineers, 443; Wage Statistics, 451; Technical and Scientific Register of, 649
  • — Notes, 31, 63, 95, 127, 159, 191, 223, 255, 287, 323, 355, 387, 419, 451, 483, 515, 547, 579, 647, 611, 678, 711, 743, 77b, 808
  • Lightermen’s Wage Claims, 127, 191. See 711
  • Liverpool Tug Owners’ Association, Tugmen’s Strike. 647, 743. See 611
  • Locomotive Engineers and Firemen, Associated Society of, Wage Demands by, 31, 63, 95, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808, See 159, 191; Formation of Railway Productivity Council, 387, 678; Railway Strike, 745
  • London Liberal Party, Views on Work for Elderly Persons, 191
  • — Society of Compositors, Amalgamation of, 355
  • — Transport Executive, Wage Claims Against, 159, 191, 323
  • — Typographical Societv, Formation of, 355
  • Man and Metal, Criticism of Unofficial Strike Leaders, 95; Views on Position in Iron and Steel Industry, 323 Manpower, Shortages of, 419 Mineworkers, National Union of, Wage Claims by, 127; Work Grading Problems, 223; Wage Structure of Mining Industry, 223, 355, 387; Wage Concessions to, 355; Yorkshire Miners’ Strike, 611, 647; Operation of New Wage Structure, 647
  • Mining Industry, Coal Production in, 451, 711
  • Employment of Youths Underground, 451
  • Manpower Statistics, 711
  • See also National Coal Board, (below) Morris, Lord Justice, Report on Railway- Wage Dispute, 808
  • National Coal Board, Wage Claims Against, 127, 223, 355, 387; Yorkshire Miners’ Strike, 611, 647;
  • Operation of New Wage Structure, 647
  • — Insurance Regulations, Changes in, 191
  • — Joint Advisory Council, Ministry of Labour, Views of, 159
  • Nationalisation, Dr. A. Fleck on, 650
  • — of Engineering Industry, 419 Nationalised Industries, Obligation to Pay Fair Wages, 63, 159
  • Select Committee on, 358 Newspapers, London, Strike of Employees of, 419
  • — Proprietors’ Association, Action During Strike, 487
  • Noise, Effect on Health, 451 Non-Industrial Employees, Working Conditions of, 451
  • Establishments, Bill to Improve Conditions in, 387
  • Office Employees, Working Conditions of, 451
  • Overtime Working in Dock Industry, 255 Patternmakers’ Association, United, Dispute over Shop Steward, 95
  • Labour—continued
  • Performance and Environment, 456
  • — Variations in, Arising from Continuous Work, 456
  • Petroleum Industry, Conditions of Work in, 579
  • Phillips Committee, Recommendations on Pension Rights of Elderly Persons, 191
  • Plumbing Trades Union, Demarcation Dispute Involving, 547
  • Port Employers, National Association of, Views on Working of Dock Industry, 255
  • Post Office Engineering Union, Abandonment of Closed-Shop Principle, 808; Difficulties of Negotiation, 808
  • Printing Machine Manager’s Trade Society, Amalgamation of, 355
  • Professional Engineers Appointments Bureau, 649
  • Professional Workers, National Federation of, Conference, 583 Profit-Sharing Schemes, Debate on Queen’s Speech, 747
  • Railway Modernisation Plans, 419
  • — Staffs, Technical, Recruitment of, 98, 103, 581, 585
  • Railwaymen, National Union of, Wage Demands by, 31, 63, 95, 159, 191, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Views on Need for Modernisation of Railways, 95 ; Criticisms of Court of Inquiry, 159; Formation of Railway Productivity Council, 387, 678; and Footplate Men’s Strike, 745
  • Redundancy in Aircraft Industry, 515 Road-Haulage Employees, Wage Claims by, 287
  • Rolls-Royce Ltd., Staff Shares Plan, 776 Royal Ordnance Factories, Wage Increases for Employees of, 419
  • Rubber Industry Wages Council, Abolition of, 127
  • Science Teachers, Increased Allowances for, 391
  • Seamen, National Union of, Seamen’s Strike in United States, 323
  • Wage Dispute, 808
  • Shares, Company, for Employees, 95 Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, Confederation of, Engineering Wage Claims, 31, 127; Wage Claims by Engineering Employees, 31, 127, 223, 255, 355. See 547; Wage Claims by Engineering Clerical Staffs, 287; Formation of British Railways Productivity Council, 387, 678; Nationalisation of Engineering Industry, 419 — Industry, Delays in Ship Construction, 547
  • Shipping Industry, Wages in, 579 Shop Steward, Dispute over, 95 Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Redundancy Among Employees of, 515 Spectacles, Safety, “ Duraplas,” for Protection of Personnel (The Hadley Co., Ltd.), 222
  • Steel Erectors, Wage Demands by, 94, 127, 223, 323
  • Stevedores and Dockers, National Amalgamated, Inter-Union Dock Dispute, 647, 678, 711
  • Strike Ballot by Electricians, 255, 287
  • — Dock, 647, 678, 711
  • — Inter-Union, 647, 678, 711
  • — London Newspaper Trade, 419
  • — Motor-Car Industry, 31
  • — Need for Ballots as Preliminary to, 808
  • — of Newspaper Employees, 487
  • — Railway, 31, 63, 159, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808
  • Footplate Men, 745
  • — Seamen’s, 323, 808
  • — Over Shop Steward, 95
  • — Steel Erectors, 95, 127, 323
  • — Tactics, Irresponsible, Possible Consequences of, by T. O’Brien, 583
  • — Tugmen’s, 611, 647, 743
  • — Unofficial, Criticism of Leaders of, 95 Possible Government Action, by H. Watkinson, 615
  • — Yorkshire Miners, 611, 647
  • Technical and Scientific Register of Ministry of Labour and National Service, 649
  • Tin Plates, Demand for, 323
  • Trade Unions. American, and Automation, 326, 582
  • Congress, Views on Taxation of Dividends, 287; Nationalisation of Engineering Industry, 419; Views on Railway Modernisation, 419; Action on Dock Dispute, 647. See 678, 711 and Economic Conditions in Engineering Industries. 66, 73*
  • Officials, Pay of, 515 Reaction to Automation, 781. See 713, 747
  • Transport and General Workers’ Union, Wage Demands by Engineering Clerical Employees, 191; Wage Claims in Dock Industry, 191, 711; Wage Claims by Civil Air-Transport Employees, 255; Inter-Union Dock Dispute, 647, 678, 711; Merseyside Tugmen’s Dispute, 743. See 611, 647 Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association, Wage Demands by, 31, 63, 95, 515. See 159, 191, 323, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Formation of Railway Productivity Council, 387, 678
  • Tugmen’s Wage Dispute, 611, 647, 743 Unemployment Benefit Regulations, Changes in, 191
  • — in Engineering Industries of Northern
  • Ireland, 550.
  • — Statistics, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 223, 355,611
  • United Kingdom, Employment Situation in, Ministry of Labour Statement on, 194
  • Labour—continued
  • Wage, Annual Guaranteed, Automobile Workers’ Union, United States, 778 — Chemical Employees, 95
  • — Civil Air-Transport Industry, 255 Engineering Construction Employees, 515
  • — Council, Rubber Industry, Abolition of, 127
  • — Dock Industry, 63, 127, 191, 611, 647, 711, 743
  • — Draughtsmen, 483
  • — Earnings of Industry (Book), 657
  • — Electrical-Contracting Industry, 255, 287
  • — Engineering Clerical Employees, 127,
  • . 191, 287
  • Employees, 31, 127, 223, 255, 355, 547
  • — in Engineering Industries, 66, 73*
  • — Fair, in State Industries, 63, 159
  • — Foundrymen, 127
  • — Government Industrial Employees, 419 Statistics, 451
  • — Inspectorate, Reduction of Officials of, 159
  • — Lightermen, 127, 191. See 711
  • — Miners, 127, 223, 355, 387, 611, 647
  • — Newspaper Employees, 419
  • — Petroleum Industry, 579
  • — Post Office Employees, 808
  • — Railwaymen, 31, 63, 159, 191, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808
  • — Road-Haulage Employees, 287
  • — Royal Ordnance Factory Employees, 419
  • — Seamen’s, 808
  •  ? — Shipping Employees, 579
  • — Steel Erectors, 95, 127, 223, 323
  • — Trade-Union Officials, 515
  • — Tugmen, 611, 647, 743
  • — Underground Railway Employees, 159, 191, 323
  • — Women Civil Servants, 255 Engineering Employees, 387, 451, 547
  • Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen’s Union, Wage Demands by, 127, 191. See 127,711
  • Watkinson, FL, Views on Importance of
  • Skill in Industry, 483; Views on
  • Value of Industrial Engineering, 483
  • Williamson, T., on Dangers of Unofficial Strikes, 776
  • Women Civil Servants, Equal Pay Claims by, 255
  • — Engineering Employees, Equal Pay Claims by, 387
  • Employees, Wage Increases for, 451, 547
  • Employees, Wages of, 387, 547 Work for Over 40’s, Recommendations on, 191
  • — Study, Specialised Training in Field of (Book), 428
  • in Theory and Practice (Book),657 Working Population, Statistics of, 287, 355
  • Works Managers, Institution of, Conference of, 483
  • Wright and Platt, Ltd., Dispute over Shop Steward, 95
  • Youths, Employment in Underground Mining, 451
  • Lacrinoid Products. Ltd., Barrel-Finishing
  • Process (Trade Publication), 267
  • Lafarge Aluminous Cement Co., Ltd., Refractory Chart (Trade Publication), 335
  • Lagging Materials. See Heat Insulation Lahore, United Nations Regional Railway
  • Training Centre, Courses for Railway Operating Officials, 162. See Erratum. 532 Laing, J., and Son, Ltd., New Research and
  • Development Centre at Boreham Wood, 555
  • Lakey, Dr. J. R. A., on Researches into Factors Affecting Electroprecipitation, 625
  • Lambrecht, W., Hygrometric, Temperature and Flow-Measuring Instruments (Trade Publication), 721
  • Laminates, Glass-Fibre, “ Rilglaze ” (Rubber
  • Improvement, Ltd.), 189 Lamps, Electric. See Electric Lancashire Boiler. See Boiler Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto Ltd., Electric
  • Motors to Anglo-American Standards (Trade Publication), 267 ; 2,000-h.p.
  • “Silentvent ” Electric Motor for High- Speed Drives; “ Corcooled ” Flameproof Electric Motor, 302; Electric Motors (Trade Publication), 558; Industrial Electric Motors (Trade Publication), 621 Lancashire Dynamo Holdings Ltd., Annual
  • Report, 614
  • Langmead, L. R., the Late, 329
  • Lansing Bagnall, Ltd., Large-Capacity Hand- operated Pallet Truck, 62*
  • Latecoere Catapult for Launching Aircraft, 435*
  • Lathes. See Machine Tools
  • Latin America, Investment in, 454
  • Latymer Engineering Co., Vacuum-Forming
  • Machine for Moulding Plastics Sheet, 774* Launch, Motor. See Motor Boat
  • — of Oil Tankers “ Esso Exeter ” and
  • “ Vexilla,” 66
  • — and Trial Trips of Ships, 24, 44,79,110,142,
  • 184, 253, 285, 308, 332, 380, 417, 473, 508, 538, 563, 630, 667, 705, 734, 771',, 800
  • Launching, Side, of Motor Trawler, “ Princess Anne,” 29*
  • — Years, Jubilee Booklet of Rowhedge Iron
  • works Co., Ltd. (Trade Publication), 76 Laurence, Scott and Electromotors, Ltd., Frequency Convertors (Trade Publication), 233; Alternating-Current Marine Motors (Trade Publication), 297
  • Laverick, J. H. W., the Late, 393 Laves Phases in Ternary Alloys of Uranium, Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between, 562
  • Law. See Legal; Labour; Patents Laycock Engineering Co., Ltd.,- Cinema Film
  • “ Overdrive,” 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Layouts, Circuit, Printed (Trade Publication), 721
  • Le Corbusier, Architecture of City of Chandigarh, India, 161
  • Le Mans, Motor-Car Racing, Advantages to Manufacturers, 715
  • Lea, J. E., the Late, 489
  • Lead Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — United Kingdom Consumption Statistics,
  • 746
  • — Uranium System, Survey of, 562
  • — Wholesale Prices, 42*
  • — and Zinc Smelting and Refining in United
  • States (Book), 428
  • Leakage in Buried Pipelines, Detection of, by A. C. Vivian, 375*
  • Lee Refrigeration, Ltd., Portable Air Dryer (Trade Publication), 657
  • “ Lectrodryer,” Moisture Adsorbers (Trade Publication), 621
  • “ Lectromelt,” 12-ton Furnace, 152*
  • “ Leda,” S.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119*
  • Lee, D., Design of Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at Tampa Bay, Florida, 190
  • Lec-McCall System of Prestressing Concrete in Design of Gandy Bridge, Florida, 190; in Design of Warehouse for Boeing Aircraft Corp., Seattle, 190
  • Lee and Wilkes. Ltd., Dee Boxes for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital, 804*
  • Lefroy, Lieut-Col. H. P. T., the Late, 6

Legal:

  • Bill to Improve Conditions in Non-Industrial Establishments, 387
  • Grinding Machines, Factory-Acts Requirements, 616
  • Labour Legislation. See Labour Passing-Off Goods and Copyright of Catalogues, 587
  • Patent Law. See Patents
  • Legislation. See Legal; Labour; Patents Lehrbucher der Elektrotechnik, Vol. I (Book), 5'58
  • Leigh and Sillavan, Ltd., Pig-Tron Products (Trade Publication), 138
  • Leipzig Fair in Retrospect, 327
  • “ Leopard,” H.M. Anti-Aircraft Frigate, Launch of. 705
  • Letters to the Editor, 5, 100, 133, 2C0, 229, 261, 293, 330*, 361, 425, 458. 488, 520, 553*, 588, 619, 654, 717, 751, 781
  • “ Leverton,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 308
  • Levy, Prof. H., on Work of Prof. A. Einstein, 522*. See 489, 517. See LETTER, 588
  • Levy, J. C., on Economical Method of Investigation of Cumulative Damage in Fatigue, 724*
  • Leyburn, H., on Proving Performance of Circuit-Breakers with Particular Reference to Those of Large Breaking Capacity, 432
  • Leyland Group, Trade in Heavy Vehicles, 582
  • Leyland Motors, Ltd., Statement by Chairman on Production, 326
  • Liberal Education in Technical Age (Review), 753
  • — Party, London, Views on Work for Elderly Persons, 191
  • Libraries, Special, and Information Bureaux, Association of. See Aslib
  • Light Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — See also Diffractometer
  • Lightermen’s Wage Claims, 127, 191. See 711 Lighting, Aero-Screened Lantern for Main- Road (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 541
  • — Circuits, Shallow Trunking for (Edison-Swan Electric Co., Ltd.), 189*
  • — Daylight Monitoring Equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 504
  • — Equipment, Outdoor (Trade Publication), 621
  • — Fittings (Trade Publications), 396, 527, 657
  • — Fluorescent, by A. D. S. Atkinson (Book), 233
  • — Industrial, Fittings for (Trade Publication), 657. See 396, 527
  • — at Lackenby Steelworks of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 281*
  • — “ Sportsfield Floodlight ” (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 438
  • — Transformer Units, Specification, 138
  • — See also Lamps under Electric Lightning. See Electric
  • Lignum Vitae, History of Use, 781; Request for Information on, 781
  • Lille, France, 30th International Fair at, Arrangements for, 321
  • Limit Gauges. See Gauges
  • Lind, P. and Co., Ltd., Prestressed-Concrete Conveyor Gantries, 58*; Foundations and Structures for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806*
  • Linear Accelerator, 15-MeV, for Radiotherapy and Research at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 646*
  • — Equations, Systems of, and Determination of
  • Eigenvalues, Contributions to Solution of (Book), 396
  • Liners. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • Lines Bros., Ltd., Toy Manufacture by, 5 Lines, W., on Toy Manufacture, 5
  • Link-Belt Co., Power-Transmission and Conveying Equipment (Trade Publication), 9 Liquefaction and Distillation Plant, British Oxygen Engineering, Ltd., 99, 122*
  • Liquid Air. See Air
  • — Fuel, See Oil Fuel. See also Motor;
  • Paraffin; Petrol
  • — Oxygen. See Oxygen
  • — Volatile, Analysis and Separation of,
  • Vapour-Phase Chromatograph for (Met- topolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd.), 513*
  • Literature, 9, 39; 75, 105, 1374 169, 234, 265, 297, 333, 365, 395, 427, 460, 492, 525, 557, 588, 620, 656, 687, 721, 753, 788
  • — of Control Engineering, Survey of, by R. H.
  • Macmillan, 687
  • Litigation. See Legal; Labour; Patents
  • Little, A. D., Inc., on Heat Pumps in the Home, 717. See 439*, 454
  • “ Little ” Oil-Burning Space Heaters (Trade Publication), 233
  • Liverpool Tug Owners’ Association, Tugmen’s Strike, 647, 743. See 611
  • Lloyd, G., Announcement of Plans for Six Further Atomic Reactors, 782
  • Lloyd, R. C., on Production of Light-Alloy Drop-Forgings, their Heat-Treatment,
  • Inspection and Testing, 497, 529
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Shipbuilding Returns, 130, 518; Annual Report, 328. See 325; Ship Rules, a Hundred Years of, 560
  • Load Tests, Lateral, on Piles, Symposium on (Book), 526
  • Loader, Lorry, for Drums, “ Skid Master ” (Trade Publication), 267
  • Loch Ericht, Scotland, Plans for New Power Station, 167
  • — Glashan, Scotland, Hydro-Electric Scheme,
  • 167, 618
  • — Lochy Hydro-Electric Scheme, 8
  • Locks, Ship, on Rivers and Canals, by H. Dehnert (Book), 493
  • Lockers, Steel, for Storage of Records (Chubb and Sons, Lock and Safe Co.), 383
  • Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Jet Tanker Aircraft for U.S. Air Force, 327; “ Synchrophasing,” System for Reduction of Propeller Noise, 479
  • Lockouts. See Labour; Labour Notes Lockton, C. P., the Late, 294
  • Locomotive Boiler, Investigations on Stoking of, 770
  • — Building, Private, in United Kingdom, 614
  • — 4-4-0 Condensing Tank, on Old District
  • Railway, 786*
  • — Diesel, Development of, 720
  • Electric, in Ceylon, Cinema Film on, 295
  • Electric, Engines for (Trade Publication), 559
  • Electric, Maintenance Techniques in United States, 720
  • Experiences with, 720
  • for French Railways, 499, 518
  • High-Speed, Types of Transmission for, 720
  • International Rules for Construction of, 720
  • in Modernisation Plans for British Railways, 102, 584*. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 581, 586
  • 38-h.p., for Mucking-Out Train used in High-Speed Tunnelling (F. C. Hibberd and Co., Ltd.), 703*
  • on Netherlands Railways, 167
  • Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke, 720
  • Use of Spectrograph in Facilitating Maintenance of, 749
  • — Electric, Co-Co and Bo-Bo, French, Speeds
  • of 205-6 m.p.h. Achieved by, 424
  • for French Railways, 499, 518 on French Railways, Performance of, Conference on, 615, 658
  • on Netherlands Railways, 167
  • Jubilee of Introduction on Underground Railways, 786*
  • in Modernisation Plans for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 581, 586
  • Trends in Design of, 77
  • Trolley, Underground (Trade Publication), 169
  • •— Engineers, Famous, Work of, Exhibition of, 651
  • — — and Firemen, Associated Society of,
  • Wage Demands by, 31, 63, 95, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808. See 159, 191; Formation of Railway Productivity Council, 387, 678; Railway Strike, 745
  • Institution of; Trends in Electric- Locomotive Design, by G. V. Davy, 77
  • — Gas-Turbine, Renault, 749
  • — Industry, Position and Prospects of, 194,
  • 202*
  • — Steam, Franco-Crosti System of Feed-
  • Water Preheating for Boilers of, 747, 766*
  • — Western Express, Fifty Years of Running,
  • by O. S. Nock (Book), 396
  • Londex, Ltd., Smoke-Density Alarm Relay, 302; Calibrated Sensitive Relay, 302*; Relays and Control Apparatus (Trade Publication), 621; Relay with Moulded Body, 711
  • London Airport, Crystal-Controlled Radar System at, 242*; Central Terminal Area at 423, 446*, 474*
  • — County Council, Centenary Exhibition of
  • London’s Main-Drainage Service, 769
  • — Cromwell Curve, Plans for Helicopter
  • Landing-Stage at, 719
  • London Electrical Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Condenser Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • — Electricity Supply in, 710*
  • — Electronics Display Centre of Mullard,
  • Ltd., 188
  • — Greater, Water Supply of, by Dr. H. W.
  • Dickinson (Book), 41; (Review) 75
  • — King’s College, Investigation on Pulsating
  • Air Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • — Liberal Party, Views on Work for Elderly
  • Persons, 191
  • — Press Exchange, Booklet on Automation,
  • 713. See 747
  • — Royal Festival Hall, Cooling Plant to
  • Replace Heat Pump at, 261
  • — School of Economics versus Northampton
  • Engineering College, 227
  • •— Society of Compositors, Amalgamation of, 355
  • — Transport Executive, Wage Claims Against,
  • 159, 191, 323; Welding Shop at Acton Works, 188*; Plan for Extending London Tube Railways, 195; Report of Committee of Inquiry into Undertakings of, 259, 286; Remote-Control Signalling Equipment on Circle Line at Aldersgate, 677*
  • — Typographical Society, Formation of, 355
  • — Underground Railways. See Underground
  • and London Transport Executive
  • London University, Surveying, Answers to Examination Questions, by D. H. McPherson and P. N. Ray (Book), 334; Imperial College of Science and Technology, Post- Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445
  • — Water Supply of, 165 '
  • Lorries. See Motor Vehicles; Tractors Lost-Wax Process of Precision Casting, Developments in, 22*
  • Lovibond Schofield “ Tintometer,” Improved Version of (.The Tintometer, Ltd.), 668* Lozier Apparatus, Negative Ion Formation in Gases of High Dielectric Strength, by J. W. Marriott and J. D. Craggs (Book), 76 Lubatti, F., Society, Electric Furnace (Trade Publication), 297
  • Lubricating Greases, Manufacture and Application of, by C. J. Boner (Book), 396
  • — Oil, Automatic Continuous Blending Plant
  • for, at Barton Refinery of Manchester Oil Refinery, Ltd. (Cornell Machine Company), 673*
  • Use of Silicones in, 791
  • Whirl of, in Bearings, 227, 237*
  • See also Oils
  • Lubrication of Journal Bearings, 243*. See 227
  • — Modem Methods of (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Pressure Oil Gun with Calibrated Delivery
  • “ Reilang ” (H. Chappuis and Co.), 765*
  • Lucas, Dr. G., on Liquidus of Metal-Oxide/ V2O5 Systems and Mechanism of Accelerated Attack on Metals by Vanadium Pentoxide, 722
  • Lucas, J. (Gas Turbine Equipment), Ltd., Gas-Turbine Fuel Testing Systems, 86* “ Lucy Ashton,” Resistance Experiments on, 495
  • “ Lydneyboard,” Chip-Board from Wood Waste (W. Mallinson and Sons, Ltd., and J. Glikstens, Ltd.), 168
  • Lysaght’s, J., Bristol Works, Ltd., 180-MW Power Station at East Yelland, 534*
  • MACADAM. See Roads
  • Macadie, D., the Late, 294
  • “ Macalloy ” Prestressing Bars, 120
  • Macdonald, A. L., Suspension Bridge, Canada, Opening of, 476*
  • MacDonald, Sir M., and Partners, Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Scheme, 29
  • Macfarlane Engineering Co., Ltd., 50-kVA Alternator, Turbine-Driven, 636*
  • Mac. See also Me
  • Machine Age, Solution of Vital Problem of: Expansion or Explosion, by A. Vickers (Book), 558
  • — Design, Anatomical, Physiological and
  • Psychological Aspects of, 457
  • — Shops. See Works and Machine Tools
  • — Strapping, for Packing Cases (F. A. Power and Sons (Box Strapping), Ltd.), 506*
  • — Testing. See Testing Machine and Tests (Materials)
  • — Theory of, by G. H. Ryder (Book), 366
  • - of, Worked Examples in, by R. McVie (Review). 557

Machine Tools:

  • Circling Machine, Two-Roll (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 30*
  • Cropping, Punching and Shearing Machine (Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd.), 541*
  • Crosscutting and Grooving Machine (Midland Saw and Tool Co., Ltd.), 640 Cutting, Shearing, Punching and Pressing Work, by H. L. Hilbert (Book), 558
  • — Speed Indicator (UTZ, Ltd.), 91*
  • — and Turning, Metal, Developments
  • in, by F. A. Isnardi (Book), 526
  • De-Burring Machine for Cleaning Gear Teeth (Elgro Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 383*
  • Diamond-Impregnated Tools (Trade Publication), 233
  • Drill for Breaking Metallic Swarf, “ Chipbreaker,” (Firth Brown Tools, Ltd.), 412*
  • — “ Durium,” for Drilling Masonry
  • (Rawlplug Co., Ltd.), 478
  • — Pneumatic, Rack-Fed (Desoutter
  • Brothers, Ltd.), 575*
  • — Rock, “ Silver 8 Handril ” for Tunnel
  • ling (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 702 Drilling Machine, Drill Holder, Adjustable-Length, for (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 539*
  • “ Pacera ” (Trade Publication), 621 Radial, Portable (Kitchen and Wade, Ltd.), 316*
  • with Thrust and Torque Dynamometer for Titanium, 48*
  • — Mine Roof, “ Dryductor,” System of
  • (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 119*
  • — Titanium Alloy Ti 150A, Report on,
  • 48*
  • Facing Machine, Pipe-Flange (Kitchen and Wade, Ltd.), 316*
  • Portable, for Pipe Flanges (D. Reekie and Sons, Ltd.), 443*
  • Gauge and Tool Makers’ Association, Handbook (Trade Publication), 527 Gear Cutters, Rotary, Form-Relieved, Specification, 138
  • — Measuring Machine, Sine-Arm Type,
  • Tomlinson, 272*
  • — Teeth Cleaning Machine (Elgro
  • Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 383*
  • — Testing Machine (D. Brown Tool Co.,
  • Ltd.), 85*
  • Grinding Machine, Centreless, with Automatic Plunge Grinding (A. Scrivener, Ltd.), 416*
  • for Coal Samples, “ Hardgrove,” (H. W. Wallace and Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • Machine Tools—continued
  • Grinding Machine, Double-Ended, with Dust-Control Hoods (Beacon Machine Tools, Ltd.), 504*
  • Electronic Device for Indication of Contact between Work and Wheel of (B. O. Morris, Ltd.), 709*
  • Heavy-Duty, High-Speed, Portable (Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd.), 640
  • Internal, Electro-Hydraulic, with Automatic Grinding Cycle (J. E. Reinecker Maschinenbau, G.m.b.H.), 735*
  • for Large Bearing Races (Cooper Roller Bearings Co., Ltd.), 90*
  • Portable, Electric, High-Speed, “ AG7 ” and “ AG9 ” for Disc Wheels (Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd.), 444*
  • Surface, Hydraulic, “ Malcus,” with Automatic Control (Holmquist Malcus, A.-B. and Selson Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 449*
  • — of Steel, by E. N. Simons (Review), 492 Grooving and Crosscutting Machine (Midland Saw and Tool Co., Ltd.), 640 Grundziige der Zerspanungslehre, Vol. I, by M. Kronenberg (Book), 558 Hack-Saw Frame (Trade Publication), 41 —Sawing Tools (Trade Publication), 621 Hammers, Drop Forging, by J. C. Sharman (Book), 137
  • Hob-Measuring Machine with Sine-Arm Action, Tomlinson, 272*
  • Hydraulic Operation and Control of Machines, by I. McNeil (Book), 137
  • . — Press. See Press (below)
  • Knives, Machine (Trade Publication), 493 Lathe, High-Speed Toolroom, “ H.L.V.” (Hardinge Machine Tools, Ltd.), 312*
  • — Study and Utilisation of (Book), 493
  • — Turret, “ H.C.” and “ H.C.T.”, with 8-Station Turret (Hardinge Machine Tools, Ltd.), 479*
  • Limit Gauging. See Gauges
  • Machine, Forging, by J. C. Sharman (Book), 137
  • — Outil, Vol. II (Book), 493
  • — Shop Management. See Works Management.
  • -— Tools (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Exhibitions, Chicago, Arrangements for, 13
  • — High-Speed, for Aircraft Production, 104, 111*
  • Increase in Orders for, 551
  • Industry, Position and Prospects of, 130, 140*
  • Manufacture, Cinema Film on (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 492
  • I Problems of Selection of, 195
  • Research Laboratory, Firth Brown Tools, Ltd., 94*
  • Trades Association, Annual Dinner, 392
  • at Works of Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 54*
  • — Work, Tolerances in. See Gauging Machining of Integral Structures, 145. See 68, 104
  • Milling Machine, All-Geared, “ Richmond,” (Midgley and Sutcliffe, Ltd.), 182*
  • Universal, for Large Light-Alloy Components, 112
  • “ Pacera ” Drilling Machines (Trade Publication), 621
  • Piercing Machine Controlled by Photo- Electric Cell (Folland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 25*
  • Pipe-Flange Facing Machine (Kitchen and Wade, Ltd.), 316*
  • Pneumatic Drills. See Drills (above) Polishing and Sanding Machine and Universal Saw (Trade Publication), 527
  • Press, Arbor (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Brake, Hydraulic (Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd.), 541
  • — Crank, “ Clearomatic ” Clutches for (Clearing Machine Corp, of America), 57*
  • — Forging, by J. C. Sharman (Book), 137
  • — Hot-Brass, Production of Cored Stampings on (Wilkins and Mitchell, Ltd.), 417*
  • — Hydraulic, 200-ton Downstroke (Finney Presses, Ltd.), 574*
  • for Laboratory-Made Diamonds, 301
  • — Inclinable, Open-Fronted (Taylor and Challen, Ltd.), 542
  • — Power, 150-ton (Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd.), 541
  • Automatic Unloader for (J. P. Udal, Ltd.), 542*
  • 200-ton, for Hot Brass Stampings (Taylor and Challen, Ltd.). 542*
  • — 120-ton, Single-Action, for Drawing and Raising (Taylor and Challen, Ltd.), 542
  • Pressing, Punching, Shearing and Cutting Work, by H. L. Hilbert (Book), 558
  • Punching, Shearing and Cropping Machine (Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd.), 541*
  • Router, Experimental Double-Arm, Radial (Wadkin, Ltd.), Ill*
  • — Heavy-Duty, Radial-Arm, with Overhead Template (Wadkin, Ltd.), Ill* Sanding and Polishing Machine and Universal Saw (Trade Publication), 527
  • Saw, Band, Method for Hard-Metal Tipping of Teeth of (Deloro Stellite, Ltd. and M. L. Meyer, Ltd.), 443*. See LETTER, 520
  • — Petrol-Driven, “ Whipper ” (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Universal, and Sanding and Polishing Machine (Trade Publication), 527
  • — See also Hack-Sawing Machines (above)
  • Sawing Machine, for Large Billets and Honeycomb, 113
  • Shearing, Punching and Cropping Machine (Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd.), 541*
  • Pressing and Gutting Work, by H. L. Hilbert (Book), 558
  • Skin-Milling Machine for Light Alloys (Wadkin, Ltd.), 112*
  • Spar-Milling Machine for Steel and Light-Alloy Spars, 113*
  • Straightening Machine, Stock, “ PDFS48 ” (Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 641*
  • Stretch-Flattening Machine, Hydraulic, for Large Sheets and Plates (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 282
  • Turning and Metal-Cutting, Developments in, by F. A. Isnardi (Book), 526 Turret Lathes. See Lathes (above) “ Uniclone,” Dust Collector for Lathes and Grinding Machines (Trade Publication), 493
  • Unloader, Automatic, for Power Presses (J. P. Udal,' Ltd.), 542*
  • Vice, Turret Jaw (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Two-Speed, “ Hylo ” with Fast Approach Mechanism (A. Herbert, Ltd.), 574*
  • Woodworking Machine, Universal,- for Sawing, Planing, Moulding and Tenoning (Midland Saw and Tool Co., Ltd.), 640*
  • — Machinery (Trade Publication), 493 Machine Vice. See Vice under Machine Tools
  • — Work. See Machine Tools
  • Machined Surfaces, Interferometric Method of Examination of, 274*
  • Machinery, Import Trade, 226 Machmeter, Testing of, 209* Machynlleth “ B ” Diesel-Electric Power Station, 331
  • Mackay Industrial Equipment, Ltd., 204-h.p. Allis-Chalmers, “ HD 21 ” Crawler Tractor, 742*
  • MacMillan and Bloedel, Ltd., Cinema Film “ Silvaply Today ” on Manufacture 'of Plywood by, 248
  • Macmillan, R. H., on Literature of Control Engineering, 687
  • “ Magco ” Magnetic Separators (Trade Publication), 41
  • “ Magister ” Twin-Jet Training Aircraft (Fouga et Compagnie), 773*
  • Magnesium Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • — Polycrystalline, Twinning and Un-Twin
  • ning in, 563
  • “ Magnestat ” Voltage Regulator for Large Alternators (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 319*
  • Magnet, Electro-, for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 804*
  • — Permanent, “ Ticonal L ” Alloy for, 568 Magnetic Comparators, Static (Trade Publication), 367
  • — Drum for Information Storage for “ ACE ”
  • Digital Computer, 732*
  • — and Electrical Alloys, Ltd., Exhibits at
  • Radio Component Show, 569
  • — and Electrical Measurements, 271
  • Magnetic Equipment Co., Ltd., “ Magco ” Magnetic Separators (Trade Publication), 41
  • Magnetometer for “ Canso ” Flying-Boat, 619 Mahle Process for Surface Hardening of Light Alloys by Chromium Plating (Sheepbridge Stokes, Ltd.). 444*
  • Maidstone, Tovil Mill, A. E. Reed and Co., Ltd., Explosion of Steam Trap at (Book), 621 Mains, Electric. See Cables under Electric Malaya, Rubber in, Cinema Film on (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 743
  • “ Malcus ” Hydraulic Surface-Grinding Machine with Automatic Control (Holmquist Malcus, A.-B. and Selson Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 449*
  • Mallinson, W., and Sons, Ltd., “ Lydneyboard ” Chip-Board from Wood Waste, 168
  • Man, Isle of, Television in, British Broadcasting Corporation Plans for, 636
  • Man and Metal, Criticism of Unofficial Strike Leaders, 95; Views on Position in Iron and Steel Industry, 323
  • Management, British Institute of, Case Study on Three-Phase Circuit-Breakers, Circuit Interrupters and Safety Switches (Book), 266; Case Study on Farm Implements (Book), 298; Control of Stocks for Distribution (Book), 298; Conference on Managing Small Firms, Harrogate, Programme, 321; Recruitment and Training of Men for Managerial Positions (Book), 366; Centrifugal Pumps (Book), 396
  • — Industrial (Book), 175
  • — Recruitment and Training f Men Intended
  • for (Review), 365
  • — of Works. See Works Management
  • Managerial Positions, Recruitment and Training of Men for (Book), 366
  • Manchester Association of Engineers, J. Henderson on Problems Associated with Selection of Machine Tools for Heavy Engineering Production, 195
  • — Electronic Computer (Ferranti, Ltd.), 218* Manchester Oil Refinery, Ltd., Barton Refinery,
  • Automatic Continuous Oil-Blending Plant at, 673*
  • — Port of, Employment and Industrial
  • Relations in (Review), 75
  • — Ship Canal Co., Increase in Carriage of
  • Freight in 1954, 290
  • — University, Post-Graduate Bursaries in
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445
  • Manholes, Concrete, Prestressed, Pre-Cast, for Crawley Development Corporation (Mears Brothers (Contractors), Ltd.), 643*
  • “ Manipulator ” Mechanical - Handling Machine for Heavy Billets (Head Wright- son Machine Co., Ltd., and Salem- Brosius Inc.), 412*
  • Manning, W. R. D., Theory for Thick-Walled Cylinders, 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • Manual on Industrial Water (Book), 366 Manufacture, Scientific Methods in. See Works Management
  • Manufacturers, National Union of, Conference on Managing Small Firms, Harrogate, Programme, 321
  • Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd., Radio Communication Equipment for S. S. “Southern Cross,” 354 Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Television Equipment for Willington “A” Power Station, 158*; Crystal-Controlled Radar System for London Airport, 242; Frequency-Modulation System for Very High Frequency Transmitting Station at Wrotham, 582, 609
  • Margate Conference on Automation, 291
  • Margen, P. H., on Application of Friction/ Heat-Transfer Correlations to Cooling- Tower Design, 175; on Economic Selection of Cooling Towers for Generating Stations, 175
  • Margolis, A. E., the Late, 489
  • Marine Auxiliary Machinery, Motor Trawler, “ Princess Anne,” 29
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engines. See Engines; Turbines; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Engineers, Institute of: Non-Metallic New
  • Materials in Engineering, by Dr. N. J. L. Megson, 84; Annual Dinner, 328; Application of Modern Instrumentation and Distance Control of Machinery, by R. H. Paddon, 370; Experimental Propelling Machinery in United States Destroyer “ Timmerman,” by Cdr. D. G. Phillips, 481; Marine Machinery of the Immediate Future from Shipowner’s Point of View, by J. E. Church, 533*
  • — Engineering Industry, Position and Pros
  • pects, 290, 299*
  • — Propulsion, Combination of Gas-Turbine
  • or Diesel Engine with Steam, Operating Costs of, 533*
  • Diesel Engine, Detection of Oil-Mist in Crankcases of, 768*
  • 850-h.p. Diesel-Engine for Trawler “ Princess Anne,” 29
  • Doxford Engine, Supercharging of, 472* 5,500-h.p. Gas Turbine for M.S. “ Auris,” 66
  • Gear Boxes, Oil-Operated, in Canadian Ferry “ Bluenose ” (Modern Wheel Drive, Ltd.), 603*
  • 20,000-s.h.p. Geared Steam Turbines, S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 290, 350*
  • Geared-Turbine Drives, Torsional Vibration Characteristics of, Examination by Direct Electrical Analogy, 391, 404*
  • — — Machinery for Cargo Liners, 149* 150-h.p. Perkins Diesel Engines for
  • Lighter, 53
  • Propellers, Torsional Vibration Damping Coefficients for, by S. Archer, 594*
  • 8,000-b.h.p. Two-Stroke Diesel Engine with Exhaust-Turbine Supercharging, 154* U.S.S. “ Timmerman,” Experimental Low-Weight, 100,000 s.h.p. Propelling Machinery in, 481
  • Voith-Schneider Propeller in Oil Tanker, “ B.P. Haulier,” 578*
  • See also Engines; Turbines; Propellers; Torsionmeters
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Markets. See Trade
  • Marking System, “ Kabey,” for Packages (P. Plura and Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • Marks, Prof. L. S., the Late, 72
  • Marples, Ridgway and Partners, Ltd., Spillway for Skelton Grange Power Station, 511*; High-speed Tunnelling in Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, Scotland, 702*
  • “Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set for Aircraft, 84
  • “ Mars ” Gas Turbine to be Built in United Kingdom (Sugg Solar, Ltd.), 359*, 385*; Use for Driving Pumps or Generators (Sugg Solar, Ltd.), 573
  • Marsh, N. F., on Standardisation of Electricity Supply Tariffs, 361
  • Marshall, Sons and Co., Ltd., Production by, 35 Marshalling Yard, Mechanised, British Railways, Thornton, 157
  • Martin, Dr. J. W., on Effect of Internal Oxidation on Fatigue Properties of Copper Alloys, 471
  • Maskrey, J. T., on Uranium-Lead, 562
  • Mason, E. N., and Sons, Ltd., Machine for Developing and Printing Drawings and Plans, 735
  • Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Chemical Engineering, Vol. I, by J. M. Coulson and J. F. Richardson (Review), 492
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineer as Business Man in American Industry, by J. B. Rae, 163; New Course for Bachelor’s Degree Combining Engineering with Humanities and Social Sciences, 195 Massbalancing of Aircraft Control Surfaces, by H. Templeton (Book), 41
  • Mast, Extending, Mounted on Motor Vehicle, for Outside Television Broadcasts (Eagle Engineering Co., Ltd.), 248*
  • “ Master ” Water Meters for Trade Supplies (G. Kent, Ltd.), 286*
  • Materials of Construction, by M. O. Withey and G. W. Wash (Book), 334
  • — Deterioration of: Causes and Preventive
  • Techniques (Book), 396
  • — Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd.,
  • “ Irion ” Fork-Lift Truck for Loading, Transporting and Stacking, 537*
  • Equipment, Standardisation, Simplification and Specialisation in, Cost Savings through (Book), 428
  • Materials Strength of. See Stress and Tests (Materials')
  • — Theory of Plasticity Applied to, 70 Mathematics in Action, by Prof. O. G. Sutton
  • (Review), 525
  • — Calculation for Gears and Gear Trains, by
  • A. K. Thomas (Book), 558'
  • — Contributions to Solution of Systems of
  • Linear Equations and Determination of Eigenvalues (Book), 396
  • — Conversion Factors and Tables, by O. T.
  • Zimmerman and I. Lavine (Book), 558
  • — Differential and Integral Calculations, by
  • M. Wellauer (Book), 558
  • — Profile Drag Calculations for a Particular
  • Body of Revolution at Supersonic Speeds, by J. R. Wedderspoon and A. D. Young (Book), 41
  • — Statically-Indeterminate Structures, Calcu
  • lation of, by F. Strussi (Book), 558
  • — Tables of Error Function and Its Derivative
  • (Book), 366
  • of Functions and Zeros of Functions (Book), 396
  • of Salvo Kill Probabilities for Square Targets (Book), 366
  • — Technical, by H. S. Rice and R. M. Knight
  • (Book), 76; (Review), 620
  • Matrix, 256 X 256, Inversion of, Using a Card Programme Calculator, 309*
  • Maudslay Society Scholarships, 139
  • Maunsell, Posford and Pavry, Tubular Steel Tower for Offshore Test Boring for Coal, 674*
  • Max Arc and Electrics Ltd., Welding Transformer (Trade Publication), 76
  • Mayer, A., Planning of City of Chandigarh, India, 161
  • Mayson, C. M., the Late, 294, 329
  • “ Mazda ” Electric Lamps (Trade Publication), 169
  • McAlpine, Sir A., and Son, Ltd., Use of Prefabricated Cold-Rolled Sections for Storage Building, 680*
  • McAlpine, Sir R., and Sons, Ltd., Ship Hydrodynamics Laboratory for National Physical Laboratory, 292*
  • McCalls Macalloy, Ltd., “ Deformed ” Prestressing Bars, 120; Design of Prestressed- Concrete Bridge at Tampa Bay, Florida, 190
  • McCallum, I., on Automatic Control in an Oil Refinery, 780
  • McDonald, J., the Late, 425
  • McHugo, J. W., on Calorimeter Building for Research on Domestic Heating at Fuel Research Station, 470*
  • McKeown, Dr. J., on Creep and Fatigue Properties of Some Wrought Complex Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • McLaren, Sir C., the Late, 752
  • McMurtrie, B. F., the Late, 586
  • Me. See also Mac
  • Meadows, H., Ltd., 85-b.h.p. and 165-b.h.p. Diesel Engines, 507*
  • Meakin, K. S., on Adhesive-Bonded Aircraft Joints, 229, 488. See 193, 196, 231. See LETTER, 458
  • Mears Brothers (Contractors), Ltd., Prestressed, Pre-Cast Concrete Manholes for Crawley Development Corporation, 643*
  • Measures and Weights, United States National Conference on, Report (Book), 137 Measurements, Electrical and Magnetic, 271
  • — New Gauge Room at Coventry Works of
  • A. Herbert. Ltd., 380*
  • — Power, Audio Frequency (Book), 76
  • — Pressure, Dynamic, Index and Bibliography
  • on, by W. G. Brombacher and T. W. Lashof (Book), 558
  • — Thickness, of Paper, Plastics and Rubber
  • Sheets, “ Atomat ” Instrument for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • Measuring and Control Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association, British Industrial, Annual Luncheon, 143; Exhibition of Control Instruments for Furnaces and Boiler Plant, 232
  • — Instruments, “ Metron ” (Trade Publication), 9
  • Measuring Instruments (Pullin), Ltd., Instrument Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • Mechanical Control Systems, Engineering Cybernetics, by H. S. Tsien (Book), 621; (Review), 687
  • — Engineers, American Society of, Committee
  • on Air-Pollution Controls, First International Congress on Air Pollution; Air Pollution, the Growth of Public Opinion, by Sir H. Beaver, 332

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of:

  • Conference on Fatigue of Metals, London, 1956, Programme, 593
  • Participation in British Nuclear Energy Conference, 715,716. See Erratum, 784
  • Winter Session: London Meetings:
  • Development of Lost-Wax Process of Precision Casting, 1949-53, by J. S. Turnbull, 22*
  • Definition of Professional Engineers, 69 Clayton Lecture on Theory of Plasticity: Recent Achievements and Future Problems, by Dr. W. Prager, 70
  • Watt International Medal, Award to Dr. I. I. Sikorsky, 121
  • Co-operation in Engineering Research between Educational Institutions and Industry, by Prof. E. Giffen, V. C. Davies, and J. H. R. Nixon, 132. See 65, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • Gray Lecture on Some Factors in Selection of Machinery for Cargo Liners, by Cdr. (E.) L. Baker, 149*
  • Presentation of Honorary Members, 232 Nominations to Council, 232 Presentation of James Clayton Prize to Sir C. Hinton, 232
  • Report on Investigation into Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-Generators, by Sir C. Gibb, 246*. See 226
  • Elections to Council, 364
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of— continued
  • Clayton Lecture on Transport Helicopter, by Dr. 1. I. Sikorsky, 552
  • Automobile Division:
  • Running-in of Engines: Choice of Cylinder-Bore Finish, by K. R. Williams and Dr. S. G. Daniel, 270. See Erratum, 338
  • James Clayton Lecture, by R. Cass, on Heavy-Duty Truck Developments in United States, 437*
  • Mechanical Engineering and Power, National
  • Exposition, Philadelphia, 12
  • — — Research Laboratory, Automatic Index
  • ing Machine for Measurement of Gear Tooth Pitch Errors, by C. Timms and C. A. Scoles, 271*; 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, 500*; Oil Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings, by J. A. Cole and C. J. Hughes, 530*; High-Precision Electric Dynamometer, by D. Firth, 628* Research Organization, Durability of
  • Dropwise Condensation on a Metal Surface, by H. Hampson, 464*
  • — Instability, by Y. Rocard (Review), 169.
  • See LETTER, 261
  • — Lubricator? See Lubrication
  • — Stoker. See Stoker
  • — World Electrical Year Book, 1955 (Book),
  • 106
  • Year Book, 1955 (Book), 105 Mechanics in Eighteenth Century, by R. Dugas
  • (Book), 657
  • Mechanised Handling Plant at Coote and Warren’s Coal Wharf, Chelmsford, 120* Meddings, W. J., Ltd., Drilling and Hacksawing Machines (Trade Publication), 621 “ Media ” S.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 118*
  • Medical Research Council, Conference on
  • Individual Efficiency in Industry, 456 Meetings, Notices of, 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192,
  • 224, 256, 288, 324, 356, 388, 420, 452, 484,
  • 516, 548, 580, 612, 648, 680, 712, 744, 776, 806
  • Megson, Dr. N. J. L., on Plastics in Engineering, 84
  • Melchett Medal of the Institute of Fuel, Presentation to Dr. A. Parker, 607
  • Mellor, Bromley and Co.,Ltd., Air-Conditioning Units for New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 252
  • Mends, D. N., on Creep and Fatigue Properties of Some Wrought Complex Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • Menzies, A. D., on Machining and Forming Problems of Integral Construction, 104. See also 145
  • Merchant Ships. See Ships; Steamers; Motorships
  • — Shipbuilding. See Shipbuilding Mercury-Uranium System, Survey of, 562 Merlin Engineering Co., Ltd., Maintenance
  • Equipment for Small Diesel Engines, 195. See 131
  • Merseyside Tugmen’s Strike, 611, 647, 743 Merz and McLellan, 120-MW Power Station at
  • Roosecote, 706*
  • Metals, Adhesive Bonding of, by G. Epstein (Review), 137
  • — and Alloys, Continuous Casting of, 748
  • — and Alloys, Wrought, Assessment of
  • Quality of, 497, 529
  • — American Society for, Joint Metallurgical
  • Societies Meeting in Europe, Programme, 459; Proceedings, 717, 748
  • — Arc-Welding Electrodes (Book), 9
  • — Attack by Vanadium Pentoxide, Mechan
  • ism of, 722
  • — Cleaning and Degreasing, “ Efco ” Process
  • for (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 541
  • — Containers, Magnetic Device for Unpacking
  • (Rapid Magnetic Machines, Ltd.), 774
  • — Corrosion of. See Corrosion
  • — Cutting and Turning, Developments in, by F. A. Isnardi (Book), 526
  • Metal Detection, Ltd., Electronic Metal Detector (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue under Tests (Materials)
  • — Growth Twins in Crystals of Low Co-ordination Number, 563
  • Metal Industries, Ltd., “ Steelpact ” Workshop Furniture (Trade Publication), 559
  • Metal Industry Handbook and Directory, 1955 (Book), 689
  • Non-Ferrous, in Europe (Book), 266
  • Non-Ferrous, Wrought, Review of Productivity in (Book), 76

Metals, Institute of:

  • Presentation of Portrait of Sir W. H. White, 134
  • Joint Metallurgical Societies Meeting in Europe:
  • Programme ,459
  • Proceedings, 717, 748
  • Spring Meeting;
  • Programme, 217
  • Presidential Address by Dr. M. Cook on Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 393
  • Annual General Meeting, 426
  • Report of Council, 426 Election of Officers, 426 Award of Medals, 426 Annual Dinner, 426 Reports of Proceedings, 426, 471, 497, 498, 5291 562
  • 45th May Lecture on Nature of the Real Crystal, by Prof. F. C. Frank, 426
  • Choice and Construction of Monolithic Linings for Twin-Bath Induction Furnaces for Melting Aluminium Alloys, by E. J. Thackwell, 471
  • Use of Refractories in Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces for Melting Copper Alloys, by Dr. M. Cook, C. L. M. Cowley and E. R. Broadfield, 471
  • Some Further Observations on the Fatigue Process in Pure Aluminium, by P. J. E. Forsyth, 471
  • Fatigue Phenomena in High-Strength Aluminium Alloys, by Dr. R. F. Hanstock. 471
  • Creep and Fatigue Properties of Some
  • Wrought Complex Aluminium Bronzes, by Dr. J. McKeown, D. N. Mends, E. S. Bale and A. D. Michael, 471
  • Influence of Sub-Structure on Slip Observed in Pure Aluminium and Some Aluminium Alloys When Subjected to Fatigue Stresses, by P. J. E. Forsyth and C. A. Stubbington, 471
  • Effect of Inlernal Oxidation on Fatigue
  • Properties of Copper Alloys, by Dr.
  • J. W. Martin and G. C. Smith, 471
  • Assessment of Quality of Wrought Pro
  • ducts, by Dr. W. G. Shilling, 497, 529 Control of Quality in Heat-Treatment
  • and Final Operations in Production of Rolled, Extruded and Drawn Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys, by A. J. Field and J. Salter, 497, 529
  • Heat-Treatment and Finishing Operations in Production of Copper and Aluminium Rod and Wire, by H. J. Miller, 497, 529
  • Control of Quality in Heat-Treatment and Finishing of Copper and Copper-Base
  • Alloys, by V. B. Hysel and T. B. Collier, 497, 529
  • Production of Light-Alloy Drop-Forgings, their Heat-Treatment, Inspection and
  • Testing, by W. T. Edmunds and R. C. Lloyd, 497, 529
  • Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of Wrought Nickel and Nickel Alloys, by Dr. W. Betteridge and T. E. Cound, 498, 529
  • Survey of Uranium-Nickel System, by
  • J. D. Grogan and R. J. PJeasance, 562 Uranium-Lead, by Dr. B. R. T. Frost and
  • J. T. Maskrey, 562
  • System Uranium-Mercury, by Dr. B. R. T.
  • Frost, 562
  • Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between Laves Phases in Ternary Alloys of Uranium, by G. B. Brook, Dr. G. I. Williams and E. M. Smith, 562
  • Constitution of Uranium-Zirconium
  • Alloys, by Dr. D. Summers-Smith, 563
  • Formation and Removal of Twins in Titanium During Deformation, by Dr. A. T. Churchman, 563
  • Growth Twins in Crystals of Low- Co-ordination Number, by Dr. E. Billig, 563
  • Twinning and Un-T winning in Polycrystalline Magnesium, by Dr. R. L. Woolley. 563
  • Some Observations on Deformation of Zinc at High Temperatures, by Dr. R. W. Cahn, I. J. Bear and R. L. Bell, 563 Cleavage Fracture of Pure Polycrystalline Zinc in Tension, by Dr. G. W. Greenwood and Prof. A. G. Quarrell, 563
  • Metals, Light, Handbook, by G. A. Pagonis (Book), 233; (Review), 297
  • — Mechanical Failures in Service, by J. A.
  • Bennett and G. W. Quick (Review), 105
  • — Non-Ferrous, and Alloys, Wrought, His
  • torical Survey of, 393
  • Ferrous, Consumption and Prices, 42*
  • — — Ferrous, Research Association, British,
  • Annual General Meeting and Luncheon, 587; Open Days, 722
  • — Powder, Rolling Strip from, Research on,722
  • — — Sintered, Components, Specification, 589 Metal Sections, Ltd., Prefabrication of Steelwork for Buildings by Cold-Roll Forming of Steel Strip. 680*
  • — Sheet, Specifications and Tolerances of, 322
  • — Spraying Process Applied to Corrosion Pro
  • tection of Bridge Girders (Schori Metallising Process, Ltd.), 702 See LETTER, 751
  • — Strength and Resistance of, by J. M.
  • Lessells (Book), 266
  • — Strip from Metal Powder, Research on, 722
  • — Structure of. See Microphotographs
  • — Surface, Dropwise Condensation of, Dura
  • bility of, 464*
  • — Theory of Plasticity Applied to, 70
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • — Working, Sheet, Machines (Trade Publica
  • tion), 138
  • — See also Metallurgy; Microphotographs Metallography. See Metallurgy; Microphotographs
  • Metallurgical Export Co., 1,000,000-ton Steelworks for India, 391
  • — Societies, Joint Meeting in Europe, Programme, 459; Proceedings, 717, 748
  • Metallurgists, Institution of, Presidential Address by Prof. F. C. Thompson, on Metallurgy in Modern Scientific World, 686

Metallurgy:

  • Alloy, Aluminium, Choice and Construction of Monolithic Linings for Twin-Bath Induction Furnaces for Melting, 474
  • Duralumin, Fatigue Tests on, 376* Economical Method of Investigation of Cumulative Damage in Fatigue of, 724*
  • — High-Strength, Fatigue Phenomena in, 471
  • Historical Survey, 394
  • Honeycomb Sandwich Construction of (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd.), 88*
  • — — and Pure Aluminium Subjected to
  • Fatigue Stresses., Influence of Substructure on Slip Observed in, 471 Rolled, Extruded and ©fawn,Control of Quality in Heat-Treatment of, 497; 529
  • — Commercial, Relationships between
  • Long- and Short-Time Creep and
  • Tensile Properties of, 692
  • — Copper-Base, Control of Quality in Heat-Treatment and Finishing of, 497, 529
  • Metallurgy—continued
  • Alloy, Copper, Effect of Internal Oxidation on Fatigue Properties of, 471 Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces for Melting, Use of Refractories in, 471
  • Science and Technology of (Review), 234
  • See also Brass; Bronze, etc.
  • — and Ferrites, Magnetic (Book), 233
  • — for Gas Turbines, Effect of Composi
  • tion on Resistance to Scaling and to Vanadium Pentoxide Attack, 722
  • — Hard-Facing, “ T.L.B.” Process for Deposition of in Powder Form (Dewrance and Co., Ltd.), 773*
  • — Lead-Uranium, Survey of, 562
  • — Light, Chromium Plating for Surface Hardening of, Mahle Process for (Sheepbridge Stokes, Ltd.), 444* Drop-Forgings of, Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of, 497, 529 in Shipbuilding, Aluminium Development Association Scholarship for Research on, 316
  • in Structural Engineering, by J. McH. Young (Book), 589
  • — Mercury-Uranium, Survey of, 562
  • — and Metals, Continuous Casting of, 748
  • — and Metals, Wrought, Assessment of
  • Quality of, 497, 529
  • — Nickel (Trade Publication), 657
  • Heat-Treatment, Inspection and Testing of, 498, 529
  • Chromium, “ Brightray,” Use for Coating Diesel Engine Valves when Running on Boiler Oil, 384*
  • Chromium, for High-Temperature Furnace Resistors, “ Brightray H ” (H. Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 381
  • Uranium, Survey of, 562
  • — Non-Ferrous, and Metals, Wrought, Historical Survey of, 393
  • — Precision-Cast, High-Temperature, Study of Creep and Fatigue Properties of, 691
  • — “ Ticonal L,” for Permanent Magnets
  • (Mullard Ltd.), 568
  • — Titanium, Research on, 722
  • Ti 150A, Report on Drilling of, 48*
  • — Uranium, Ternary, Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between Laves Phases in, 562
  • Lead, Survey of, 562
  • Mercury, Survey of, 562
  • Nickel, Survey of, 562
  • Zirconium, Constitution of, 563 Blast Furnaces. See Furnaces Brass. See Brass
  • Bronze. See Bronze
  • Cast Iron. See Cast Iron Corrosion of Metals. See Corrosion Ferrites and Alloys, Magnetic (Book), 233 Foundry. See Foundry; Moulding Furnaces, Electric. See Furnaces — Metallurgical. See Furnaces
  • Heat Treatment and Finishing of Copper and Copper-Base Alloys, Control of Quality in, 497, 529
  • and Finishing Operations in Production of Aluminium and Copper Rod and Wire, 497, 529
  • Inspection and Testing of Light- Alloy Drop-Forgings, 497, 529
  • Laboratory, Firth Brown Tools, Ltd., 94*
  • of Nickel and Nickel Alloys, 498, 529
  • of Rolled, Extruded and Drawn Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys, Control of Quality in, 497, 529
  • Iron Manufacture, Sturzelberg Process for, from Low-Grade Ore, 738* See also Furnaces, Blast
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • Mechanical Failures of Metals in Service, by J. A. Bennett and G. W. Quick (Review), 105
  • Metal Industry Handbook and Directory, 1955 (Book), 689
  • Metals, Tests of. See Tests (Materials) Metallurgical Progress: First and Second Series of Critical Reviews (Book), 754
  • — Societies, Joint Meeting in Europe, Programme, 459; Proceedings, 717, 748
  • Metallurgy, Profession of, Suggestion for Higher Award for, 686
  • — Research, at National Physical Laboratory, 731
  • — Structural, Theoretical, by A. H. Cottrell (Book), 689
  • Pyrometers. See Pyrometers Refractories. See Refractory Materials Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills Steel Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Manufacture, Cinema Film on, 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Sturzelberg Process for, 738*
  • — Rolled-Alloy, Fatigue Tests on, by P. H. Frith (Book), 334
  • Welding. See Welding
  • See also Iron and Steel Institute; Metals, Institute of; Microphotographs; Foundry
  • Metcalfe, R. D., the Late, 264
  • “ Meteor ” Aeroplane Engine, Test Rig at Acton Works, 216*; “ Meteor ” Aircraft Converted for Experimental Investigations on Downward Deflection of Jets from Rolls-Royce “Nene” Engines, 260*, 331 Meters, “ Cirscale ” (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 302
  • — Hermetically-Sealed (Trade Publication),
  • 335
  • — Parking, Motor-Car (Metropolitan-Vickers
  • Electrical Co.? Ltd.), 153
  • — See also Electric
  • Methane Explosions. See Accidents
  • Methyl Bromide, Fumigation with, by W. W.
  • Brown (Book), 201
  • Metric and Inch Sizes on Engineering Drawings, Conversion of, 309*. See LETTERS, 588, 654
  • Metro-Cutanit Ltd., Contact-Facing Metals (Trade Publication), 335
  • Metrology, Dimensional, Engineering (Book), 558
  • — Research on, at National Physical Labora
  • tory, 731
  • “ Metron ” Measuring Instruments (Trade Publication), 9
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., Precision Casting by Lost-Wax Process, 22*; Motor-Car Parking Meter, 153; Pocket Guide to Welding Electrodes (Trade Publication), 233; Post-Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at Manchester University and Imperial College, London University, 445; 3 ? 3-kV Induction Motors for Broken Scar Pumping Stations, 490; Vapour-Phase Chromatograph for Analysis and Separation of Gases and Volatile Liquids, 513*; Creep-Relaxation Testing, 564*, 565*; 30-MW Turbo-Alternators at Roosecote Power Station, 706*; Turbine-Driven Alternator for Stand-by Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741
  • — Water Board, 51st Annual Report, 165;
  • Ashford Common Pumping Station with Gas-Turbine Stand-By Plant, 740*
  • Metz, G. L. E., on Electrical Engineering Industry in Post-War Economy, 303
  • M.E.X.E., Display of “ Engineer Equipment,” 545
  • Meyer, M. L., Ltd., Method for Hard-Metal Tipping of Band-Saw Teeth, 443*. See LETTER, 520
  • Michael, A. D., on Creep and Fatigue Properties of Some Wrought Complex Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • “ Micromerograph ” for Analysis of Size Distribution in Fine Powders (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 378*
  • “ Micromet ” Treatment for Cooling-Water Systems (Trade Publication), 493
  • Micrometers, Slide Gauges and Calipers, by A. W. Marshall and G. Gentry (Book), 334 Microphotographs, Fracture of Turbine Blade in Aluminium Alloy, 413
  • — Machining on Side of Ground Gear Tooth,
  • 413*
  • — Surfaces of Hobbed and Shaved Gear
  • Teeth, 275*
  • Microscope for Examination of Gas-Turbine Blade Edges (Taylor, Taylor and Hobson, Ltd.), 514*
  • — Interferometer, for Examining Machined
  • Surfaces, 275*
  • Microstructure of Metals. See Microphotographs
  • “ Midge ” and “ Gnat ” Fighter Aircraft, Flying Trials, 327
  • Midgley and Sutcliffe, Ltd., “Richmond” All- Geared Milling Machine, 182*
  • Midland Saw and Tool Co., Ltd., Crosscutting and Grooving Machine, 640; Universal Woodworking Machine for Sawing, Planing, Moulding and Tenoning, 640*
  • Midland Silicones, Ltd., Electrical Insulating Materials (Trade Publication), 621; Silicones as Engineering Materials, 789
  • — Labour Situation in, 194
  • — Regional Board for Industry, Report of, 131 “ Midsaw ” Woodworking Machinery, 640* Miessner, Dr. H., on Chemical Engineering
  • Research, 361
  • Miles, Dr. G. H., the Late, 524
  • Military Engineering Experimental Establishment, Display of Engineer Equipment, 545
  • Milk, Pasteurising and Bottling of, Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden, 608*
  • Mill, Ball, for Cement, 1,200-h.p. Coaxial Reduction Gearbox for, 28*
  • — Pulverising, Cone-Type, for Coal, 770*
  • — Rolling. See Rolling Mills
  • Miller, D. J., on Asynchronous Performance of Salient-Pole Synchronous Machines, 759* Miller, H. J., on Heat-Treatment and Finishing Operations in Production of Copper and Aluminium Rod and Wire, 497, 529
  • Milling Machines and Cutters. See Machine Tools
  • Millington, B. W., on Endurance Tests of High-Duty Diesel Engine, 145
  • “ Milliscope ” Automatic Temperature-Controlling Instrument for Flame-Hardening Equipment, 544
  • Mills, Dr. H. R., on Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and other Bulk Materials, 327, 347. See LETTER, 751 Mills, W., the Late, 6
  • Millspaugh Ltd., Paper-Making Machinery (Trade Publication), 138; Output of Paper- Making Machinery, 422
  • Mines, Coal. See Collieries
  • — Electrical Equipment in (Book), 266
  • — Gold, South African, Development of, 264
  • — Gypsum, of Plaster Board Co., “ Dry
  • ductor ” System for Dustless Dry Drilling, 119*
  • — Roof Drilling, “ Dryductor ” System of
  • (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 119*
  • — Royal School of, Research Report of, 403*
  • — Safety in, Research Establishment, Annual
  • Report, 62; Belt-Conveyor Fires, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • — and Technical Surveys, Department of,
  • Canada, Industrial Water Resources of Canada: Fraser River Drainage Basin, 1950-51, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 137; Electrode Potentials and Dissolution of Gold, by G. Thomas (Book), 266; Industrial Water Resources of Canada: Great Lakes Drainage Basin, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 266; Milling Plants, Treating Metallic Ores and Industrial Minerals by (Book), 298
  • — United States Bureau of. See United States
  • — Winding. See Winding
  • — See also Coal; Collieries; Mining; Ores;
  • Winding
  • Mineral Oils. See Oils
  • — Production in Canada, 560
  • — Wool, “ Stillite ” (Trade Publication), 267
  • — See also Coal; Mining; Ores
  • Mineworkers, National Union of, Wage Claims by, 127; Work Grading Problems, 223; Wage Structure of Mining Industry, 223, 355, 387; Wage Concessions to, 355; Yorkshire Miners’ Strike, 611, 647; Operation of New Wage Structure, 647
  • “ Minifon ” Pocket-Sized Magnetic Speech Recorder (E.M.I. Sales and Service, Ltd.), 190
  • Minimum Strain Energy Theorems, 340*
  • — Total Potential Energy, Theorem of, 339* Mining, Calcinating Plant (Trade Publication),
  • 335
  • — Coal, Offshore, Tubular Steel Tower for
  • Test Boring, 674*
  • — Engineers, Institution of: Luncheon, 134;
  • Presentation of Gold Medal to Sir A. Bryan, 134; Coalfields of Great Britain and their Future Development, by E. H. Brown, 138. See 134
  • — Industry, Coal Production in, 451, 711 Employment of Youths Underground,
  • 451
  • Manpower Statistics, 711
  • Yorkshire, Strike in, 611, 647
  • — Machinery, Award of Cash Prizes for Design
  • of (Arpic Engineering, Ltd.), 519
  • Industry, Position and Prospects of, 163, 170*
  • — and Metallurgical Engineers, American
  • Institute of, Joint Metallurgical Societies Meeting in Europe, Programme, 459; Proceedings, 717, 748
  • — Minerals, Applied Geophysics in Search for,
  • by A. S. Eve and D. A. Keys (Book). 334
  • — Opencast, of Coal in Northumberland,
  • Contract Awarded to R. Costain, Ltd., 320*
  • — Rock Busters (Trade Publication), 335
  • “ Miniputer,” Miniature Analogue Computer (Saunders-Roe, Ltd.), 669*
  • Ministry of Labour and National Service. See under Labour
  • — of Supply. See Supply
  • Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., “ K8,” 878- b.h.p. Diesel Engine for Generators of S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354; Tests on Use of Boiler Oil in Diesel Engines, 384*; Flow- Production of Heavy Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 657
  • Mirror, 98-in., for Isaac Newton Telescope, Grinding and Testing of, 418*
  • Mist, Oil, Detection in Marine Diesel-Engine Crankcases, 768*
  • Mitchell, C. C., on Steam Launching Catapults, 151*
  • Mitchell Engineering Group, Ltd., Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Scheme, 29; Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599*
  • Mix Design and Quality Control of Concrete (Book), 787
  • Mixing, Grinding and Polishing, “ Podmore ” Mill for (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Machines, Concrete. See Concrete
  • — and Weighing, Automatic Control Applied
  • to, 780
  • M.K. Electric, Ltd., Installation of Electric Sockets (Trade Publication), 76
  • Model of Burmese Pharmaceutical Plant with Window Frames and Cladding of Pressed Metal (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 642*
  • — Experiments. See Aeronautics
  • — Ship Hydrodynamics Laboratory, 292*
  • — of Sports Ground at Factory Equipment
  • Exhibition (Tubewrights, Ltd.), 414
  • — of Steelworks at Science Museum, 134*
  • — Tests on Tema Harbour, by Hydraulics
  • Research Station, 627
  • Modern Wheel Drive, Ltd., Oil-Operated Gear Boxes in Canadian Ferry “ Bluenose,” 603*
  • Modifications in Engineering, 613
  • Modular Society, Ltd., Products of Modular System of Building (Trade Publication), 169
  • Module System, Pre-Cast Concrete, for Workshop, Kingston-upon-Hull, 56*
  • Moisture Adsorbers (Trade Publication), 621
  • — and Oil Extractor, Compressed-Air (Trade
  • Publication), 657
  • Monoplane. See Aeronautics
  • Mond Nickel Co., Ltd1,, Cinema Film on Spheroidal-Graphite Cast Iron, 308
  • Mond Nickel Fellowships, Awards of, 57 Monks and Crane, Ltd., Opening of New London Premises of, 346
  • Mono Pumps, Ltd., “ DM ” Pump for Handling Dry Powders, 542*; Suction Pump for Hospital and Dental Use, 542*
  • Moorshead, Engr. Rear-Adm. H. B., the Late, 294
  • Morandi, Dr. L., on Part Played by the Chemical Engineer in Bridging the Gap Between Research and Plant Construction, 360
  • Morane-Saulnier, Societe, “ Paris 760 ” Twin- Jet, Four-Seat, Liaison Aircraft, 772*
  • Morden, South, Milk Pasteurising and Bottling Plant of Express Dairy Co. at, 608*
  • Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., Refractory Strainer Cores (Trade Publication), 297
  • Morris, B. O., Ltd., Electronic Instrument for Indication of Contact between Work and Wheel of Grinding Machine, 709*
  • Morris, H., Ltd., Apprentice Training Schemes, 296; Two-speed Electric Hoist Block, 575* Morris, Lord Justice, Report on Railway-Wage Dispute, 808
  • Morris, R., on Investments, 518
  • Morrison, A. C. (Engineers), Ltd., 40-h.p. Portable Diesel Engine, 743*
  • Morten, D., on Vocational Training of Undergraduates in the Petroleum-Refining Industry, 361
  • Mortimer, F., Prefabricated Television Station at Baghdad, 450*
  • Morton, R., and Co., Ltd., Pumping Sets for Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden, 608
  • Moss Gear Co., Ltd., Hypoid Gears, 574; Fractional Horse-Power Worm-Reduction Gearbox, 574
  • Moss, W., and Sons, Ltd., Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Motion of Slow Electrons in Polar Materials, by S. Zienau (Book), 493
  • Motor Boat, General Service Pinnace for Air Ministry, 744*
  • Lighter, Aluminium, for North Borneo (Fairmile Construction Co., Ltd.), 53
  • — Cars, Automatic Transmissions in (Book),
  • 589
  • at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 4*
  • Components, Production of, 67
  • Cutting Costs in, 746
  • Engines. See Engines, Petrol
  • Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of, Automobile Division
  • Factories, Automatic Transfer Machines in, 780
  • Industry, Future Programme, 100
  • Industry, Position and Prospects, 358, 367
  • Industry, Strike in, 31
  • — — Manufacture in Australia to Circumvent
  • Import Restrictions, 682
  • Parking Meter (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 153
  • Prevention of Deterioration During Shipment, 269
  • Production by Volkswagen Co., 131
  • Racing, Le Mans, Advantages to Manufacturers, 715
  • Rear Axle, Machine for Welding End- Flanges on, 441*
  • Volkswagen Factories Extension, 131 See also Motor Vehicles; Motor Cycles
  • — Carriages, Railway. See Carriages
  • — Cycles at Birmingham Museum of Science
  • and Industry, 4*
  • Intercommunication Unit for Side-Cars (Pye, Ltd.), 579
  • — Electric (Trade Publication), 558
  • — — Alternating-Current, by A. F. Puchstein,
  • T. C. Lloyd and A. G. Conrad (Book), 298 Alternating-Current, for Marine Work (Trade Publication), 297
  • Alternating-Current, 3.3-kV, 1,100-h.p., for Winding Gear at Avon Colliery (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 186*
  • to Anglo-American Standards (Trade Publication), 267
  • Built to American Standards (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 94*
  • Choice of (Trade Publication), 106
  • “ Corcooled ” Flameproof (Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, Ltd.), 302
  • — — Fractional Horse-Power (Trade Pub
  • lication), 138
  • Induction, 3.3-kV, for Broken Scar Pumping Stations (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.).. 490
  • Induction, Totally-Enclosed, Fan-Cooled “ NK,” 80-600 h.p. (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 302*
  • Industrial (Trade Publication), 621 for Locomotives, 77
  • for Power-Station Auxiliaries (Trade Publication), 527
  • Production of, 3
  • Range of (Small Electric Motors, Ltd.), 381
  • 10-h.p. and 20-h.p. Shunt, at Hydraulic Machines Laboratory of Nottingham University (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 442*
  • “ Silentvent,” 2,000-h.p., for High-Speed Drives (Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, Ltd.), 302
  • 1,600-h.p., 3.3-kV, Solving Asynchronous Performance Problems with Network Analyser, 759*
  • Three-Phase, Fractional Horse-Power, Protection System for (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 381*
  • — Hydraulic, High-Speed Reversible, for
  • Aircraft (Integral Ltd.), 21*
  • — Industry, Expansion of, 67
  • Who’s Who in (Book), 526
  • — Internal-Combustion. See Aeronautics;
  • Engines; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Launches. See Motor Boats
  • — Lighter. See Motor Boat
  • — Lorries. See Motor Vehicles
  • — Marine. See Engines; Marine Propulsion;
  • Motorships
  • — Omnibus, American, with “ Whirlfire ”
  • Gas-Turbine Propulsion, 438*
  • Shelter for Passengers, with Steel Frame and Aluminium Roof (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 219*
  • — Paraffin. See Engines, Oil
  • — Petrol. See Aeronautics; Motor Boats;
  • Motor Cars; Tractors
  • — Pump, Vertical, Hollow-Shaft (Newman
  • Industries, Ltd.), 302
  • — Rocket, Liquid Oxygen, Hydrogen Peroxide
  • and Nitric Acid as Propellants for, 78* Prospects and Problems of use in Aircraft, 214*
  • “ Snarler,” Development of (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 317*
  • — Tank Wagon. See Motor Vehicle
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — Truck, Battery-Driven, Fork-Lift, “E3-20,”
  • with “ Skid-Stac ” Pallet-Replacing Attachment (Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd.), 414*
  • Battery-Driven, 3-Speed (Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 574*
  • Battery-Electric, Fork-Lift, 2,000-lb. Capacity (Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd.), 605*
  • Diesel-Driven, Fork-Lift, and Crane Combined (Shelvoke and Drewry, Ltd.), 415*
  • Diesel-Engined Fork-Lift, for Raising Girders in Factory, 248
  • Fork-Lift (Trade Publication), 41
  • Fork-Lift and Diesel Transport Vehicle Combined, 537*
  • Fork-Lift, “ Irion,” for Loading, Transporting and Stacking (Materials Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd.), 537*
  • Fork-Lift, “ Stacatruc,” Hydraulic Clamping Device for Holding Loose Packages on (I.T.D., Ltd.), 709*
  • Motor Truck, Rear-Dumping, “Euclid” (Trade Publication), 201
  • See also Truck
  • — Van. See Motor Vehicle
  • — Vehicle, American, Air Springing for, 438* Breakdown, Twin-Jib, for Oilfield
  • Operation (M. O. Harper, Ltd.), 539*
  • Commercial, American, Recent Trends in Design and Construction of, 437*
  • Commercial, Statement by Chairman of Leyland Motors, Ltd., 326
  • with Extending Mast for Outside Television Broadcasts (Eagle Engineering Co., Ltd.), 248*
  • Export of, 682
  • Heavy, Market Developments, 582
  • Heavy-Duty, Tilting-Cab, American, 437*
  • Industry, Position and Prospects of, 358, 367*
  • Lorry Loader for Drums, “ Skid Master ” (Trade Publication), 267
  • for Mobile Isotope-Demonstration Unit (Isotope Developments, Ltd.), 158*
  • Service Units for (Trade Publication), 297 Tank Wagon, for Liquid Oxygen, 122* Tanker, for Transport of Liquefied Petroleum Gas under Pressure (Whessoe, Ltd.), 602*
  • Test Track for (Rover Co., Ltd.), 70* Tipping Gear, Heavy-Duty Hydraulic for (Telehoist, Ltd.), 384*
  • Transport, and Fork-Lift Truck Combined, Diesel-Driven, 537*
  • Vauxhall Production Programme, 67
  • — Wagons. See Motor Vehicles
  • Motorship, Cargo, Selection of Machinery for, 149*
  • Liner, 9,500-ton Dead-Weight, Sea Trials on, 622
  • — Diesel Engines for Trawlers, 746
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 24, 44, 79, 110,
  • 142, 184, 253, 285, 308, 332, 380, 417, 473, 505, 538, 563, 630, 667, 705, 734, 771, 800
  • — Liners of the Past, Present and Future on
  • Service East of Suez 659
  • — Motor Cruiser, 54-ft., “Deborine” Glass
  • Fibre Hull for (Halmatic, Ltd.), 672*
  • — Trawler, “ Princess Anne,” Side Launching
  • of, 29*
  • — 1,400-ton Twin-Screw Diesel-Engined Bulk-
  • Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay ” (H. Robb, Ltd.), 448*
  • — See also Marine Propulsion
  • Mould, Ingot-, Hot-Top for Killed Steels, 276* Moulding, Iron, for Apprentices, by F. D. Roper (Book), 621
  • — Machines, Wood. See Machine Tools
  • — Powder, Silicone, Uses of, 790
  • — Rubber and Ebonite (Trade Publication),
  • 721
  • — Shell, and Shell Mould Castings, by T. C.
  • Du Mond (Book), 428
  • — See also Foundry
  • “ Movigraph ” Progress Charts (Trade Publication), 589
  • Mudford, Capt. J. F. W„ the Late, 37
  • Muirhead, T. M., Stopper for Prevention of Electrolyte Leakage from Accumulators, 316*
  • Mullard, Ltd., Rectangular-Face Cathode-Ray Tube, 62; Loading Coils in Resins for Telephone Cables, 120; Long-Life DoubleTriode Valve, 143; Electronics Display Centre, London, 188; “ L101 ” DualTrace Oscilloscope, 369; Voltage Reference and Stabiliser Tubes (Trade Publication), 493; Germanium-Junction Transistors for Hearing Aids, 567*; Valve Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 567; Magnetic Materials Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568; “ Ticonal L” Alloy for Permanent Magnets, 568; Resistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569; Cinema Films on Cathode- Ray Tubes and Special-Quality Radio Valves, 739
  • “ Multibloc ” Machine for Rapid Production of Building Blocks (A. R. Davies), 642* Multitubular Boilers. See Boilers
  • Munich Conference on Steel Structures, Symposium (Book), 526
  • Murchie Trading Co., Ltd., “Airsonic” Industrial Stethoscope (Trade Publication), 367
  • Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., Welding Research Laboratory of, 277*
  • “ Murray,” H.M. Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 308
  • Murray, J. M., on Hundred Years of Lloyd’s Register Ship Rules, 560
  • Murray Valley, Australia, Resources of (Book), 266
  • Museum, Industrial, Renaming of, 391
  • — of Science and Industry, Birmingham,
  • New Transport Section, 4*
  • — Science, South Kensington, New Exhibits at, 134*; Catalogue of Exhibits on Heat and Cold, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 298; Presentation of “ Antoinette ” Monoplane to, 688; Handbook of Collection Illustrating Temperature Measurement, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 721
  • Myers, F., Tractor and Equipment Co., Civil-Engineering Construction Methods (Trade Publication), 201
  • Mynydd Anelog, Caernarvonshire, Wind Machine at, Velocity and Power of, 433*
  • NAIROBI-South Power Station, 2,500-kW Gas-Turbo-Alternator for, 715, Ti"l*
  • Napier, D., and Son, Ltd., High-Frequency Ignition System, 25; Production _ of “ Eland ” Propeller-Turbine Aero Engine, 99; Acton Works, Aero Engine Test Rig at, 216*; Test Rig for Testing English-Electric-Sundstrand Constant- Speed Drive for Aircraft, 216*; TurboBlowers for 8,000-b.h.p. Marine Diesel Engine, 154*
  • Nash and Thompson, Ltd., Dust-Sampling Cyclone for Checking Cleaned Gases from Grit Arresters, 377; Network Analyser for Examination of Flow Problems in Town Gas Distribution, 670*
  • National Boiler and General Insurance Co., Ltd., Failure of Welded Oil-Storage Tank (Book), 366
  • National Coal Board, Wage Claims Against, 127, 223, 355, 387; Future Developments of British Coalfields, 138; Automatic Weigher and Totaliser at Whitwick Colliery, 156*. See LETTERS, 293, 361; Underground Electric Trolley Locomotive (Trade Publication), 169; Advisory Committee on Organisation of, Recommendations, 226. See 423. See LETTER, 488; Stopper for Prevention of Electrolyte Leakage from Accumulators for Miners’ Cap Lamps, 316*; Reorganisation of, 423. See 226. See LETTER, 488; Codes and Rules, Underground and Surface Air Compressors (Books), 589; Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599*; Yorkshire Miners’ Strike, 611, 647; Operation of New Wage Structure, 647; Tubular Steel Tower for Offshore Test Boring, 674*
  • — Exposition of Power and Mechanical
  • Engineering, Philadelphia, 12
  • — Federation of Professional Workers, Con
  • ference, 583
  • — Gas Turbine Establishment, Deflector Unit
  • for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Aircraft Jets, 250*, 331
  • — Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service, Booklet
  • on Advice on Fuel Saving, 232; Conference on “ Fuel Efficiency Pays,” Earls Court, Programme, 320; Refresher Course for Plant and Works Engineers, 719; First Progress Survey of, 755
  • — Inspection Council for Electrical Installa
  • tion Contracting, Formation of, 249; Appointment of Board Designate, 702
  • — Joint Advisory Council, Ministry of
  • Labour, Views of, 159
  • — Physical Laboratory, Tomlinson Hob- and
  • Gear-Measuring Machine with Sine-Arm Action, 272*; New Ship-Hydrodynamics Laboratory for, 292*; “ DEUCE ”
  • Digital Electronic Computer for, 313*; Measurement of Pressure with Mercury Barometer (Book), 334; Conversion of Inch and Metric Sizes on Engineering Drawings, by L. W. Nickols, 409*. See LETTERS, 588, 654; 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, by H. L. Cox and N. B. Owen, 500*; Open Day, 580, 731*. See 714; Comparator for Measuring Pitch Errors in Fir-Tree Serrations on Gas-Turbine Blade Roots, by L. W. Nickols, 625*; Annual Report, 714. See 731
  • — Research Development Corporation, Fer
  • ranti “ Pegasus ” Computer, 218*; Annual Report, 260
  • — Smoke Abatement Conference, Scar
  • borough, Report, 1954 (Book), 334
  • — Union of Manufacturers, Conference on
  • Managing Small Firms, Harrogate, Programme, 321
  • Nationalisation of Engineering Industry, 419
  • — Views of Dr. A. Fleck on, 650
  • Nationalised Industries, Obligation to Pay Fair Wages, 63, 159
  • Select Committee on, 358
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics

Naval Architects, Institution of :

  • Scholarships in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 57
  • Aluminium Development Association Scholarship for Research on Light Alloys in Shipbuilding, 316
  • Inauguration of Weir Lecture Hall, 424*, 482
  • Spring Meeting : Programme, 134 Annual Dinner, 482 First Amos Ayre Lecture, on Amos Ayre, the Man and His Work, by Sir M. E. Denny, 482
  • Reports of Discussions, 495, 560, 592, 622, 659, 689. See LETTER, 781
  • B. S.R.A. Resistance Experiments on the “ Lucy Ashton,” by Dr. S. Livingston Smith, 495
  • Hundred Years of Lloyd’s Register Ship Rules, by J. M. Murray, 560
  • Forty Years of Change at Portsmouth Dockyard, by I. E. King, 592
  • Sea Trials on a 9,500-ton Deadweight Motor Cargo Liner, by Prof. G. Aertssen, 622
  • Annual General Meeting, 655 Election of Council and Officers, 655 Report of Council, 655
  • Presidential Address by Lord Runciman, on Review of Year in Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture, 655
  • Liners of the Past, Present and Future on Service East of Suez, by Sir W. Currie, 659
  • Cathodic Protection of Ships against Sea- Water Corrosion, by L. T. Carter and J. T. Crennell, 689. See LETTER, 781
  • Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding, Review of Year in, 655
  • See also Warships
  • — Officers, Training of, 291
  • — Ratings, New Titles for, 385
  • — See also Warships
  • Navigation, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • Navigational Equipment for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Sperry Gyroscope Co., Ltd.), 354 Navigator, Decca, Orders for, 194
  • Navvy. See Excavator
  • Navy, British. See H.M. under Warships
  • — Estimates, British, 291
  • — Peruvian. See Peruvian under Warships
  • — United States. See United States under
  • Warships
  • — See also Naval; Warships
  • “ NCK 205 ” Excavator, Mechanical, J-cub. yd., with Non-Metallic Bushes (Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., and Koehring Co.), 183*
  • Necolam, Ltd., Plastic Components for Plant for Freezing Fish at Sea on Trawler “ Northern Wave,” 475*
  • Neill, J., and Co., Ltd., Hack-Saw Frame (Trade Publication), 41
  • Nelson Research Laboratories, Demonstration of “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic Computer, 313*
  • Netherlands, The Hague, International Internal-Combustion Engine Congress. See Engine, Internal-Combustion, International Congress on
  • — Railways, Progressive Policy of, 167 Neuber’s Formula and Stress Concentration
  • Factors, 147*
  • Nevelin Electric Co., Ltd., Static Magnetic Comparators (Trade Publication), 367 New Year Honours List, 7
  • Newall Engineering Co., Ltd., Grinding Machine for Large Bearing Races, 90*
  • Newby, J., on Work of International Association of Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, 361
  • Newcomen Society, Water Supply of Greater London, by Dr. H. W. Dickinson (Book), 41; (Review), 75; Hand-Wrought Chains, by W. K. V. Gale, 364; Summer Meeting: Conversazione, 750; Technology and Industry in Derwent Valley in 18th Century, by M. W. Flinn, 750; Teaching History of Mechanical Engineering to University Students, by Prof. A. F. Burstall, 750; Visits, 750; Annual Dinner, 750
  • Newitt, Prof. D. M., on Chemical Engineering Research, 361
  • Newman Industries, Ltd., Vertical, Hollow- Shaft Pump Motor, 302
  • Newspapers, London, Strike of Employees of, 419
  • — Proprietors’ Association, Action During
  • Strike, 487
  • Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., “ NCK 205,” 1-cub. yd. Mechanical Excavator, with Non-Metallic Bushes, 183*
  • Neyrpic, Ftablissements, Single-Jet Pelton Turbines for 36-MVA Alternator for Spain, 280*
  • Nicaragua, Economic Conditions in, by H. Evans (Book), 366
  • Nicholls, Sir L., on British Developments in International Telecommunications, 426
  • Nickel Co., International, of Canada, Ltd., Annual Report, 469
  • — Consumption and Prices, 42*
  • — Powder-Metallurgy Process for Production
  • of, Equipment for (H. Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 568
  • — Production of, 3
  • — Uranium System, Survey of, 562
  • — Wrought, and Nickel Alloys, Heat-Treat
  • ment, Inspection and Testing of, 498, 529 Nickols, L. W., on Conversion of Inch and Metric Sizes on Engineering Drawings, 409*. See LETTERS, 588, 654; on Comparator for Measuring Pitch Errors in Fir-Tree Serrations on Gas-Turbine Blade Roots, 625*
  • Nipples, Grease, Protection Caps for (Trade Publication), 76
  • Nitric'Acid as Rocket-Motor Propellant, 78 Nitrogen Generator, Incandescent (Trade Publication), 267
  • Nixon, J. H. R., on Co-operation in Engineering Research, 132. See 65, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 293, 330, 459
  • “ NK,” 80-600 h.p., Totally-Enclosed, Fan- Cooled Induction Motors (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 302*
  • “ No-Bolt ” Sectional Scaffolding (Trade Publication),-40, 493
  • Noise, Effect on Health, 451
  • Nomograms and Line Charts for Humidity Correction Factors Applicable to Flash- over Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266
  • Non-Conducting Coverings. See Heat Insulation
  • — Ferrous Metals. See Metals; Metallurgy
  • — Industrial Employees, Working Conditions
  • of, 45)1
  • Establishments, Bill to Improve Conditions in , 3 8 7
  • Nord, Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronautiques du, “ Norelfe ” Turbine- Powered, Three-Seat Helicopter, 803
  • “ Norelfe ” Turbine-Powered, Three-Seat Helicopter (Societe Nationale de Constructions Aeronatiques du Nord), 803
  • Normalair, Ltd., High-Altitude Laboratory for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • Norris, Henty and Gardner, Ltd., 50-kW and 12-kW Generating Sets for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” 285
  • Norris Industrial Consultants, Ltd., Services of (Trade Publication), 527
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Report, The First Five Years, 1949-54, 129
  • — Borneo, Aluminium Motor Lighter for
  • (Fairmile Construction Co., Ltd.), 53
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., Annual Report, 614
  • North British Steel Foundry, Ltd., Steel Castings (Trade Publication), 297
  • — East Coast Institution of Engineers and
  • Shipbuilders, Choice Between Single and Multi-Combustion Systems for Gas Turbines, by I. G. Bowen and W. Tipler, 66; Annual Dinner, 121; Deterioration of Motor Cars During Shipment Overseas, by E. A. Shipley, 269; Comparison of Total Weight and Bulk of In-Line Naval Gas-Turbine Engines of Differing Degrees of Complexity, by D. F. Collins and D, W. Thomas, 345*
  • — of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Activities
  • of, 3, 163; Loch Lochy Scheme, 8; Rock-Tunnelling Record, 29; Loch Glashan and Tummel Valley Schemes, 167; Annual Report, 260; Wind Machine at Costa Hill, Orkney, 434; Electricity Scheme for Isle of Harris, 504; Loch Glashan Project, 618; High-Speed Tunnelling Methods, 702*; Water-Power Schemes in Scotland, 775*
  • Northampton Engineering College versus London School of Economics, 227
  • Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.., Use of Aluminium in Building (Trade Publication), 40; Modernisation Scheme for Banbury Works of, 342
  • — Ireland, Engineering in, 550
  • — Rhodesia Copper Industry, Problems of, 34 “ Northern Wave,” Trawler, Refrigeration
  • Plant for Quick-Freezing of Fish on, 475* Northumberland, Blyth, New Power Station at, 331
  • — Opencast Coal Mining in, Contract
  • Awarded to R. Costain, Ltd., 320*
  • Notches, Plates with, Stresses in, 175*
  • Notch Sensitivity and Stress Concentration Factors, 146*
  • Notes, Labour, 31, 63, 95, 127, 159, 191, 223, 255, 287, 323, 355, 387, 419, 451, 483, 515, 547, 579, 611, 647, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808. See Labour
  • — on New Books. See Books
  • Notices of Meetings, 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 288, 324, 356, 388. 420, 452, 484, 516, 548, 580, 612, 648', 680,-712, 744, 776, 806
  • Nottingham, Gunthorpe, Prestressed-Concrete, Open-Web, Bowstring Bridge at, 536*
  • — University, Hydraulic Machines Laboratory,
  • 442*; Residential Course on Fatigue of Metals, 69?
  • Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Introduction to, by H. Semat (Book), 175; (Review), 427
  • — Energy Information Centre. Formation by
  • Professional Institutions, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Manufacture of Plant for, 614
  • Plants, Developments in, 59*
  • — Engineering, Introduction to, by R.
  • Stephenson (Review), 427
  • — Physics, by T. Kahan (Review), 427 Application to Medicine, 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital, 803*
  • — Power, Electricity from Uranium, 1
  • — — and Hydro-Electric Plants, 60
  • — — Plans for New Generating Stations, 240*.
  • See 225
  • — — Plant, New Company, Formation of, 651 Nuclear'Power Plant Co., Ltd., Formation of,
  • for Nuclear-Engineering Projects, 782
  • — Reactors, Announcement of Plans for Six
  • New Units, 782
  • — — for Industry and Universities (Review),
  • 427
  • in Sweden, 462*
  • “ Nullmatic ” Valve Positioner, 796*
  • Nuodex, Ltd., “ Nuodex 321.SS ” Fungicide to Combat Paint Discoloration, 602
  • Nuts, Bolts, Screws and Rivets, Year Book on (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Stiffnuts for Aircraft, Specification, 77
  • Nyasa, Lake, Stabilisation of, Report on, 358 Nyasaland and Rhodesia, Federation of,
  • Report on Shire Valley Project, 358; Economic Conditions in, by H. W. Woodruff (Book), 366
  • Nylacore Corporation, Metal-Backed Nylon Bearing, 30
  • Nylon Yarns (Trade Publication), 559
  • OBERHASLI Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13* 50*
  • Oberkochen, Factory of C. Zeiss, 34

Obituary:

  • Allen, J. T., 459
  • Anderson, Sir A., 752
  • Anderson, M. E., 37
  • Bannister, Prof. C. O., 264
  • Bell, Sir E. A. S., 72
  • Best, A. T., 656
  • Bishop, W. F., 586
  • Bone, A. E., 688
  • Booth, H. C., 72*
  • Boyce, Sir L., 718
  • Bradley, J., 752
  • Bradshaw, J. K., 101
  • Bremner, D. A., 230
  • Britton, Brig. E. J. J., 72
  • Browne, R. W., 294
  • Carnegie, H. S., 230
  • Chadwyck-Healey, Sir G. E., 166
  • Chalmers, Dr. T. W., 6
  • Chatley, Dr. H., 101
  • Craggs, H. F., 393
  • Deakin, A., 579
  • Denny, Sir M. E., 166*
  • Dixon, Eng. Rear-Admiral J., 6
  • Easton, I. C., 752
  • Einstein, Prof. A., 489, 522*. See 517. See LETTER, 588
  • Evans, W. E.. 264
  • Falk, G. F., 688
  • Farquharson, J. F., 524
  • Foulds, H., 37
  • Galloway, G., 136
  • Gass, W. G., 230
  • Gillies, R. McP., 718
  • Gomme, A. A., 230
  • Goodman-Crouch, Capt. R. J., 294
  • Graham, J. P., 524
  • Greenwood, R., 101
  • Grinsted, H., 688
  • Haddon, N., 264
  • Halford, Maj. F. B., 489, 524*
  • Hampton, J. S., 586
  • Harborne, R. S., 6
  • Herford, R. O., 37
  • Hislop, W., 294
  • Hodgson, R. B., 136
  • Hugill, J., 37
  • Hutton, D. N., 294
  • Jennings, B. H. S., 264
  • Junor, J. C., 230
  • Kacirek, J., 166
  • Langmead, L. R., 329
  • Laverick, J. H. W., 393
  • Lea, J. E., 489
  • Lefroy, Lieut.-Colonel H. P. T., 6
  • Lockton, C. P., 294
  • Macadie, D., 294
  • Margolis, A. E., 489
  • Marks. Prof. L. S., 72
  • Mayson, C. M., 294, 329
  • McDonald, J., 425
  • McLaren, Sir C., 752
  • McMurtrie, B. F., 586
  • Metcalfe, R. D., 264
  • Miles, Dr. G. H., 524
  • Mills, W., 6
  • Moorshead, Engr. Rear-Admiral H. B. 294
  • Mudford, Capt. J. F. W., 37
  • Ogilvie, W., 37
  • Parkes, J. D., 718
  • Payne-Gallwey, Sir J. F., 230
  • Perkins, C. B., 136
  • Perkins, G. T., 329
  • Petters, J. M'F., 72
  • Pickering, W. B., 555
  • Pigott, Sir S. J., 263*
  • Ratcliffe, G., 362
  • Roberts, W. A., 586
  • Robinson, A. V., 393
  • Smith, Capt. E. C., 329, 362*
  • Taylor, W. L., 688
  • Telford, J. C., 166
  • Thompson, Major M. S., 294
  • Thompson, Major S. J., 555, 618
  • Towler, J. M., 586
  • Waggott, W. H., 230
  • Williamson, L. C., 200
  • Wilson, J. S., 718*
  • Witter, W„ 586
  • Wood, W. J. H., 294
  • Young, W. A., 72
  • O’Brien, T., on Possible Consequences of
  • Irresponsible Strike Tactics, 583
  • O.E.E.C., Third Inquiry on Fuel Consumption of Thermal Power Stations, 163; Chemical Industry in Europe (Book), 175; British Exports to Europe, 226; Electricity Supply Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Coal Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Report on United States Investment in Europe, 241; Non-Ferrous Metals Industry in Europe (Book), 266; Private United States Investment in Europe and Overseas Territories (Book), 366; Copper Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 396; Price of Electricity and Investment in Supply Industry (Book), 396; Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification and Specialisation in Containers (Book), 428; Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification, and Specialisation in Materials Handling Equipment (Book), 428; Specialised Training in Field of Work Study (Book), 428; Zinc and Lead Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 428; Report on Processes and Problems of Industrialisation in Under-Developed Countries, 485; Report on Oil Equipment in Europe, 650; Recent Advances in Steel Technology and Market Development, 1954 (Book), 721
  • Oerlikon Co., Alternators for Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • Office Employees, Working Conditions of, 451
  • — and Factory Equipment (Leeds), Ltd.,
  • “ Unigraph ” Progress Chart, 25* Ogilvie, W., the Late, 37
  • Oil Burners for Space Heating (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Burning Installation for S.S. “ Southern
  • Cross ” (Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 352
  • — Coolers (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Equipment in Europe, O.F E.C. Report on,
  • 650
  • — Engines. See Engines, Oil; Motor Cars;
  • Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings,
  • 530*
  • — Fuel Burner for Space Heating (Trad
  • Publication), 233
  • — — Supply for Furnaces Hydraulic Jet-
  • Pipe Controller for (Evershed and Vig- noles, Ltd.), 796
  • Use for Railway Traction, Problems of, 784
  • — Gun, Pressure, with Calibrated Delivery
  • “ Reilang ” (H. Chappuis and Co.), 765*
  • — Injection into Oil-Fired Boilers, Safety
  • Control of (Power and Ventilation, Ltd.), 736
  • — Lubricating, Automatic Continuous Blend
  • ing Plant for, at Barton Refinery of Manchester Oil Refinery, Ltd. (Cornell Machine Company), 673*
  • Use of Silicones in, 791
  • — Mist Detector for Diesel-Engine Crank
  • cases (Graviner Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 768*
  • — and Moisture Extractor, Compressed-Air
  • (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Motors. See Engines, Oil; Motor Vehicles;
  • Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Price of, in Western Europe, Economic
  • Commission for Europe, Report on, 454
  • — Prospecting in Indonesia, Cinema Film on,
  • 295
  • — Refinery, Automatic Control in, 780 Barton, Automatic Continuous Oil-
  • Blending Plant at, 673*
  • Bombay, Completion of (Burmah-Shell Refineries, Ltd.), 444
  • Construction Programme of British Petroleum Co., Ltd., 651
  • Coryton, Cinema Film of, 85 Fawley, Strainers for Sea Water at, 704* Kent, Proposed Plant for Production of Town Gas from Petroleum at, 385
  • Stanlow, Hydro-desulphurisation Plant at (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755
  • — Seals (Trade Publication), 589
  • Oil Storage Tank, Large Welded, Failure of (Book), 366
  • — Switches. See Switchgear
  • — Tanker “ Auris,” 5,500-h.p. Gas Turbine
  • for, 66
  • “ B.P. Haulier ” with Voith-Schneider Propulsion, Launch of (J. Pollock Sons and Co., Ltd.), 578*
  • “ Esso Exeter,” Launch of, 66
  • Fast-Replenishment, H.M. “ Tide Austral,” Delivery of, 800
  • Launches and Trial Trips, 24, 44, 79, 142, 253, 285, 308, 332, 380, 417, 473, 508, 538, 563, 630, 667, 705, 734, 771, 800 “ Sechura ” for Peruvian Navy (J. I.
  • Thornycroft and Co., Ltd.), 285* Surplus Construction of, 615 “ Vexilla,” Launch of, 66
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • — Well Bores, Caliper for Measuring, United
  • States Bureau of Mines Report on, 671 Liquid-Level Gauge for Use in, 636
  • — Whirl in Bearings, 227, 237*, 243*
  • — See also Lubrication; Petroleum
  • “ Oilmen,” Cinema Film on People in Oil Industry (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755 Oliver Pell Control, Ltd., Voltmeter for Measurement of Transients from 5 to 35,000 volts, 506*
  • Olympia. See Exhibition
  • “ Olympus 101 ” Turbo-Jet Aeroplane Engine, Production of, 187*
  • O’Malley, J. A., on Design Aspects of Bell Aircraft VTOL Airplane, 737*
  • “ Omma ” Variable-Speed Gearboxes (Trade Publication), 657
  • Omnibus, Motor. See Motor Omnibus Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commission, Turbo-Generator Failure at R. L. Hearn Power Station, 246*. See 226
  • Opancol Ltd., Hygrometric, Temperature and Flow-Measuring Instruments (Trade Pub- lkation), 721
  • Open-Hearth Furnace. See Furnace
  • Opencast Coal Mining, Contract in Northumberland, 320*
  • Optical Glass. See Glass
  • Ores, Geochemical Prospecting for, 403*
  • — Iron, Flow-Meter for, 430*
  • — Separator, Electromagnetic, 3-stage (Rapid
  • Magnetic Machines, Ltd.), 604*
  • Organic Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • Organisation for European Economic Co- Operation, Third Inquiry on Fuel Consumption of Thermal Power Stations, 163; Chemical Industry in Europe (Book), 175; British Exports to Europe, 226; Electricity Supply Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Coal Industry in Europe (Book), 233; Report on United States Investment in Europe, 241; Non-Ferrous Metals Industry in Europe (Book), 266; Private United States Investment in Europe and Overseas Territories (Book), 366; Copper Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 396; Price of Electricity and Investment in Supply Industry (Book), 396; Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification, Specialisation in Containers (Book), 428; Cost Savings through Standardisation, Simplification and Specialisation in Materials Handling Equipment (Book), 428; Specialised Training in Field of Work Study (Book), 428; Zinc and Lead Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 428; Report on Processes and Problems of Industrialisation in Under-Developed Countries, 485; Report on Oil Equipment in Europe, 650; Recent Advances in Steel Technology and Market Development, 1954 (Book), 721
  • Oriel, J. A., on the Chemical Engineer in Plant Operation and Management, 360
  • Orient Liner “ Oronsay,” Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119
  • Orifice, Sharp-Edged, Pulsating Air Flow Through, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • Orkney, Costa Hill, Wind Machine at, 434 “ Oronsay,” S.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119
  • “ Orpheus ” Turbojet Aeroplane Engine, Type Testing of (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 705*
  • Oscillations, Electric. See Electric Oscillograph. See Electric
  • Outlook, Engineering, 2, 10*, 34, 42*, 66, 73*, 99, 107*, 130, 140*, 163, 170*, 194, 202*, 235*, 259, 267*, 290, 299*, 326, 335*, 358, 367*, 390, 397*. See Erratum, 442
  • Ovens with Forced-Air Circulation (Trade Publication), 41
  • Overhead Cranes. See Cranes
  • — Lines Power Transmission in Canada, 136 Power Transmission, Electric Power
  • Transmission, by J. Zaborszky and J. W. Rittenhouse (Book), 428
  • Power Transmission, Electrical Characteristics of, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621 Power Transmission, Hard-Drawn Copper Conductors, Specification, 201
  • Owen, N. B., on 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, 500*
  • Owl Engineering Supplies, Ltd., Vibrator Conveyor for Dusty Materials, 53*. See Addendum, 125
  • Oxford Conference on Hot-Dip Galvanising (Book), 266
  • — Junior Encyclopaedia, Vol. VIII: Engineering (Review), 656; (Book), 689
  • Oxidants, Flexible Tubing for Handling of (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 184
  • Oxidation, Internal, of Copper Alloys, Effect on Fatigue Properties of, 471
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding. See Welding Oxygen, Liquid, Pump for, 317* as Rocket-Motor Propellant, 78*
  • — Plants, “ Tonnage,” of British Oxygen Linde, Ltd., 35
  • — Production Plant of British Oxygen Engineering, Ltd., 99, 122*
  • — Solubility in Water, Report on, 598
  • “ PACERA ” Drilling Machines (Trade Publication), 621
  • Packages, “ Kabey ” Marking System for (P. Plura and Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • Package Sealing Co., Ltd., Strapping Machine for Packing Cases, 506*
  • Packaging Engineering, by L. C. Barail (Book), 396
  • Packing Cases, Automatic Strapping of, 506*
  • — Gland (Trade Publication), 40
  • — “ Twinset,” for Hydraulic Seals (J. Walker and Co., Ltd.), 153*. See LETTERS, 261, 293, 361. See Erratum, 234
  • Paddon, R. H., on Application of Modern Instrumentation and Distance Control of Machinery, 370
  • Paint and Air Preheaters (Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd.), 47
  • — Alkali-Resistant, for Concrete Floors (Allweather Paints, Ltd.), 539
  • — Discoloration of, Fungicide to Combat,
  • “Nuodex 321.SS ” (Nuodex, Ltd.), 602
  • — Drying, Infra-Red Unit for (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 442*
  • — Spray Gun for, Extension Tube for (B.E.N.
  • Patents, Ltd.), 638
  • — Use of Silicone Resins in, 792
  • — Welding Anti-Spatter (Arc Manufacturing
  • Co., Ltd.), 59
  • — Zinc-Rich, Binders for (Durham Chemicals,
  • Ltd.), 632
  • Painter, Spray, Portable (Trade Publication), 76 Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation, New Dry Dock for Karachi, 603
  • — Kotri Barrage, Opening Ceremony, 385 Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at, 190 Pallets, Hand-Propelled, Transporter for,
  • “Portapal” (I.T.D., Ltd.), 736*
  • — Truck, Hand-Operated, Large Capacity, 62* Palouste, Turbomeca, Air Compressor, 803* Paper-Cutting Guillotine, Thrustor-Operated
  • (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 572
  • — Making Machinery (Trade Publication), 138 Machinery, Export and Import Trade,
  • 422
  • — Mill, Bowater Paper Corporation, Recovery
  • Process for Liquor Waste at Calhoun, 756*
  • — Thickness Variations of, Measurement of,
  • “ Atomat ” Instrument for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • Paraffin Engines. See Engines, Oil
  • — Test House of J. Lucas (Gas Turbine
  • Equipment), Ltd., 86*
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • “ Paris 760 ” Twin-Jet, Four-Seat, Liaison Aircraft (Societe Morane-Saulnier), 772*
  • Parker, Dr. A., Presentation of Institute of Fuel’s Melchett Medal to, 607
  • Parkes, J. D., the Late, 718
  • Parking Meter, Motor-Car (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 153
  • Parkinson, Sir L., and Co., Ltd., First 75 Years (Book), 493
  • Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, Lord Salisbury on Science in Industry, 194
  • Parmiter, Hope and Sugden, Ltd., “ Aeroflex ” Range of High-Rupturing-Capacity Fuse Switches, 381
  • Parsons, C. A., and Co., Ltd., Generators at Skelton Grange Power Station, 511; 30-MW Turbo-Alternators for East Yelland Power Station, 535*; Annual Report, 614; Cinema Film on Founder and Firm, 656; Collaboration with other Firms on Nuclear-Engineering Projects, 782; Electromagnet for 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital, 804*
  • Parsons, C. A.-Head Wrightson-A. E. Reyrolle Group of Companies for Building Nuclear- Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Parsons, Hall Brinckerhoff and Macdonald, Tampa Bay Bridge, Florida, 190
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Steam; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • Particle Interference on Gap-Graded Aggregates in Vibrated Concrete, 693*
  • — Size Distribution of, “ Micromerograph ”
  • for Analysis of (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 378*
  • Partridge Transformers Ltd., Transformer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568 Passenger Aeroplane. See Aeroplane under Aeronautics
  • — Steamers. See Steamers
  • Passing-Off of Goods, Court of Appeal Decision on, 587
  • Pasteurising Plant for Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden (A.P.V. Co., Ltd.), 608* Patents, Registration of, Increased Renewal Fees for, 187
  • Patternmakers’ Association, United, Dispute Over Shop Steward, 95
  • Payment Secured, Booklet on Work of Export Credits Guarantee Department, 331
  • Payne-Gallwey. Sir J. F., the Late, 230
  • Payne, P. P., and Sons, Ltd., “Rippatape” Cotton Strapping Tape (Trade Publication), 721
  • Payter, E. C., and Co., Ltd., Prefabricated Television Station at Baghdad, 450*
  • “ P.C.C. ” Electronic Computer (Powers- Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd.), 218*
  • “ PDFS48 ” Stock Straightening Machine (Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 641*
  • Pearce, D. M., on Paxman “ Hi-Dyne ” Engine for Diesel Traction, 720
  • Peat as a Domestic Fuel, Preparation and Burning of, by H. P. Hudson and T. R. Skerry (Book), 41
  • — and Silage, Motor-Driven Cutter for
  • (Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances, Ltd.), 30*
  • Peddinghaus, P. F., Flame-Hardening Machine Using Oxygen/Town Gas, 544*
  • Peerless and Ericsson, Ltd., “ Peerless Bruin ” Tea Brewer and Dispenser, 572*
  • “ Pegasus ” Electronic Computer (Ferranti, Ltd.), 218*
  • Pelletisation of Coal Slurry, Investigations on, 771*
  • Pelton, Kaplan and Francis Hydraulic Turbines, Developments of, 60
  • — Wheels at Oberhasli Power Station, 13*, 50* for Neyrpic Alternator for Spain, 280* Pen for Dispensing Glue (Trade Publication),
  • 106
  • — Ruling, “ Anderson,” with Reservoir Handle
  • (Vetry, Ltd.), 676
  • Pendray, W. O., on Supply of Scrap to Open- Hearth Furnaces, 661. See Addendum, 724
  • Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Co., S.S. “ Chusan ” Stabilisers, 118*
  • Penman, H., on Underwater Testing of Apparatus, 425
  • Pennell, J., Lithographs of. 261. See 105 Penstocks, Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • “ Penston,” H.M. Coastal Minesweeper, Launch of, 734
  • Perkins, C. B., the Late, 136
  • Perkins, F., Ltd., Display Aids for Diesel Engines (Trade Publication), 41; Industrial Diesel Packs (Trade Publication), 41; Mass Production of Diesel Engines, 131. See 195
  • Perkins, G. T., the Late, 329
  • Permali, Ltd., Cinema Film of Permali Manufacture and Use, 139
  • Permanent Magnets. See Magnets
  • Permutit Co., Ltd , Base-Exchange Water Softener for Roosecote Power Station, 707 Perovskites, Ferroelectricity and Antiferroelectricity in, by A. F. Devonshire (Book), 76
  • Personal, 6, 37, 69, 101. 135, 165, 200,231, 263, 294, 329, 363, 392, 425, 457, 489, 521, 555, 585, 617, 653, 685, 719, 751, 783
  • Pest Infestation Research Board, Fumigation with Methyl Bromide, by W. W. Brown (Book), 201
  • Petbow, Ltd., 50-kVA Lightweight Gas- Turbine Driven Generating Set, 636*
  • Peters, Prof. K. G. K., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360
  • Petro-Flex, Ltd., Flexible High-Pressure Synthetic-Rubber Tubing for Solvents Handling, 380*
  • Petrol Motors. See Aeronautics; Engines, Petrol; Motor Cars; Motor Boats; Tractors
  • — Test House of J. Lucas (Gas Turbine
  • Equipment), Ltd., 86*
  • — Tractors. See Tractors
  • Petroleum Industry, Conditions of Work in, 579
  • — Institute of, Model Code of Safety Practice
  • in Petroleum Industry, Part II (Book), 366; Engine Test Methods for Rating Fuels (Book), 396; Standard Methods of Testing Petroleum and its Products (Book), 428
  • — Products, Distillation Column for Separa
  • tion and Analysis of (Glass Developments), 796
  • — Production in Canada, 560
  • — Refining Industry, Vocational Training of
  • Undergraduates in, by D. Morten, 361
  • — Town Gas from, Proposed Plant for
  • Production of (British Petroleum Co. Ltd. and South Eastern Gas Board), 385
  • — See also Oi/; Paraffin; Engines, Oil
  • Petter, W. E. W., on An Appraisement of Effectiveness of Aircraft Industry, 67, 68
  • Petters, J. M’F., the Late, 72
  • Petters, Ltd., Unveiling of 100,000th Diesel Engine Produced by, 676
  • pH Indicator (Trade Publication), 657
  • pH Meters (Electronic Instruments, Ltd.), 669* Pharmaceutical Industry, Application of Atomic-Fission Products for Use in, 782
  • — Plant, Burmese, Model of (H. Hope &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 642*
  • “ Pheasant,” H.M.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119*
  • Philips Electrical, Ltd., X-Ray Intensifying Tube for Industrial Applications, 513; Gas Refrigerating Machine for Manufacture of Liquid Air, 513*; 15-MeV Linear Accelerator for Radiotherapy and Research at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, 646* Resistance Welding Machine for Longitudinal and Circumferential Beams, 712* Phillips Committee, Recommendations on Pension Rights of Elderly Persons, 191
  • Phillips, Cdr. D. G., on Experimental Propelling Machinery in United States Destroyer “ Timmerman,” 481
  • Photocopying Apparatus (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Process, “Reduction Photoscope” for
  • (Gestetner, Ltd.), 712*
  • Photo-Elasticity, International Colloquium on, Stress Concentration Factors, by Dr. R. B. Heywood, 146*
  • — Electric Cell, Control of Piercing Machines
  • (Folland Aircraft Co., Ltd.), 25*
  • Cell in Oil-Mist Detector for Marine Diesel-Engine Crankcases, 768*
  • — Episcope for Workshop Use (C. F. Smith),
  • 413*
  • Photometer, Flame (Unicam Instruments, Ltd.), 514*
  • Photomicrographs. See Microphotographs Physical Chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Laboratory. See National Physical
  • — Society Exhibition, 486, 513*, 668*
  • Physics, Atomic and Nuclear, Introduction to, by H. Semat (Book), 175; (Review), 427
  • — Institute of, Participation in British Nuclear
  • Energy Conference, 715, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • — Modem, for Engineers (Book), 41
  • — Nuclear, by T. Kahan (Review), 427
  • Application to Medicine, 45-in. Cyclotron at Hammersmith Hospital, 803*
  • — Relativity Theory, 489, 517, 522*. See
  • LETTER, 588
  • — Research on, at National Physical Labora
  • tory, 731
  • — of Transistors, by Dr. W. Shockley, 628*
  • — See also Physical Society
  • Physique Nucleaire, by T. Kahan (Review), 427 Picard, F., on The Renault Gas-Turbine Locomotive, 749
  • Pickering, W. B., the Late, 555
  • Pickersgill, R., and Sons, Ltd., 150-h.p. Perkins Diesel Engine for Lighter, 53
  • Piecework. See Labour
  • Pig-Iron Products (Trade Publication), 138 and Steel, Sturzelberg Process for Production from Low-Grade Ore and Coke (Demag A.G.), 738*
  • Pigo't, Sir S. J., the Late. 263*
  • Pile Driver, Universal, Self-Erecting, with 100-ft. Telescopic Leader (Woodfield Hoist and Associated Industries, Ltd.), 666*
  • — Lateral Load Tests on, Symposium on
  • (Book), 526
  • Pinions. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • Pinnace. See Motor Boat
  • Pipe Fittings, Forged-Steel, Specification, 367
  • — Flanges, Machine for Refacing in Situ,
  • “ Clydesdale ” (D. Reekie and Sons, Ltd.), 443*
  • — Friction in, Transparent Charts for Solving
  • Problems of, 763*
  • — Pulsating Air Flow in, Investigation on, 17*.
  • See LETEERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • — Steam. See Steam Pipes
  • — Steel, Fittings for, Specification, 138
  • — Welding Rig for Positioning, “ Trac Tred ”
  • (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pipelines, Buried, Leakage in, Detection of, by A. C. Vivian 375*
  • — Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*. 50* Pipework, Supports for, Supplement to
  • Booklet on (Trade Publication), 9
  • “ Pitan ” Concrete-Floor Paint, Alkali-Resistant (Allweather Paints, Ltd.), 539
  • Pitter Gauge and Precision Tool Co., Ltd., Slip-Gauge Maintenance Service (Trade Publication), 40; Co-operation with A. Herbert, Ltd., for Sale of Precision Instruments, 380*
  • Pitting. See Corrosion
  • Plans and Drawings, Machine for Developing and Printing (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 735
  • “ Planstore ” Drawing-Storage System, 30*
  • Plant Engineers, Incorporated, Third Annual Dinner, 230; Courses for Associate- Membership Examination at Hatfield Technical College, 737
  • — Management, Small, Profitable, by M. H.
  • Gotterer (Book), 334
  • Plaster Board Co., “Dryductor” System for Dustless Dry Drilling in Gypsum Mines of, 119*
  • — and Plasterboard for Reduction of Fire
  • Risks, 342
  • Plastic Flow and Stress Concentration Factors, 146*
  • — Industry, Society of, Plastics Handbook
  • (Book), 689
  • — Tools for Aircraft Production, by P. K.
  • Digby and W. J. Paul (Book), 589
  • Plasticity in Design, Theoretical and Practical, 70
  • Plastics Drop Tank for Service Aircraft (Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.), 183*
  • — Ducting, Flexible, for Mine Workings, 181*
  • — Engineering Handbook (Book), 689
  • — in Engineering, Problems of Design, 84
  • — Exhibition and Convention, British, Olym
  • pia, Programme, 384; Exhibits at, 754
  • — Federation, British, Surface Coating Resin
  • Index (Book), 396
  • — Fibreglass-Reinforced, by R. H. Sonneborn
  • (Book), 298
  • — Glass-Reinforced, by P. Morgan (Review),
  • 105. See 84
  • Reinforced, Properties and Applications, 61
  • — Industry, Application of Atomic-Fission
  • Products for Use in, 782
  • German, 1939-1945, by N. J. L. Megson and H. J. E. Poupard (Book), 105
  • — Material for Marking Roads, “ Duvina,”
  • (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 415
  • — Products, Cinema Film on, “ To Shape
  • Tomorrow ” (Bakelite, Ltd.), 724
  • — Sheet, Moulding of, Vacuum-Forming
  • Machine for (Latymer Engineering Co.), 774*
  • Thickness Variations in, Measurement of, “ Atomat ” Instrument for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • — Tubing for Handling High-Test Hydrogen
  • Peroxide (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 184
  • — Year Book, British, 1955 (Book), 689 Plates, Cracked and Notched, Stresses in, 175*
  • — Shearing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — and Sheets, Large, Stretch-Flattening
  • Machine for (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.),282* Platform, Operating, Adjustable, “ Twinner ” (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 185*
  • — Overhead, Hydraulically-Operated, Multiple
  • Duty (T. Adshead and Sons, Ltd.), 637*
  • — Working, Quick-Folding, “ Beanstalk ”
  • (Access Equipment, Ltd.), 478*
  • Plating, Electro. See Electro
  • Platt Brothers, Wool-Spinning Machine. 252 “Platypus PD ” 51-b.h.p. Diesel-Driven
  • Tractor (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603
  • Pleasance, R. J., on Survey of Uranium-Nickel System, 562
  • Plenty and Son Ltd., “Constant Pressure Control ” System for Positive-Displacement Rotary Pumps, 736*
  • Plessey Co., Ltd., High-Frequency Ignition System, 25; Electrical Actuators (Trade Publication), 138; Hydraulic Pumps (Trade Publication), 138; Solderless Wiring Connection (Trade Publication), 138; Transformer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568; Capacitor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • “ Plimberite ” Chip-Board from Wood-Waste (British Plimber, Ltd.), 168
  • Plug, Igniter, High-Energy, for Aircraft Gas Turbines (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 707*
  • Plumbing Trades Union, Demarcation Dispute Involving, 547
  • Plura, P., and Co., Ltd., “ Kabey ” Marking System for Packages, 414*
  • Plus Gas Co., Ltd., Cleaning Fluids for Corrosion and Rust Removal, 643
  • Plywood, Douglas Fir, “ Silvaply,” Cinema Film on Manufacture by MacMillan and Bloedel, Ltd., 248
  • Fir, Uses of (Trade Publication), 106
  • — Strength of, by W. T. Curry (Book), 298 Pneumatic Systems, Aircraft, Graphical Symbols for, Specification, 589
  • — Tools. See Machine Tools
  • — See also Compressed Air; Air Compressor Pocket Book, Practical Engineer (Book), 137 Radar, by R. S. H. Boulding (Book), 428
  • — Electrode Guide (Trade Publication), 233 Podmores (Engineers), Ltd., Mill for Grinding,
  • Mixing and Polishing (Trade Publication), 657
  • “ Pogo ” Aircraft, Convair, Vertical Take-Off, 631*
  • Polar Involute Function, Approximation for, 330*
  • — Materials, Slow Motion Electrons in, by S.
  • Zienau (Book), 493
  • Polariscope, Photo-Elastic, for Determining Stresses in Cracked and Notched Plates, 179*
  • Polishing, Grinding and Mixing, “ Podmore ” Mill for (Trade Publication), 657
  • Political and Economic Planning, Views on Automation, 747. See 713
  • Pollock, J., Sons and Co., Ltd., Launch of Oil Tanker “ B.P. Haulier,” 578*
  • Pollution, Atmospheric, Government Measure on, 162
  • Polystyrene and Cellulose Triacetate, Water Sorption in, by A. G. Day (Book), 76
  • Polytechnic. See Education
  • Polyvinyl Chloride Fans and Ducts (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Plant for Removal of Sulphur Fumes (Turner and Brown, Ltd.), 671
  • Pooley, H., and Son, Ltd., Automatic Weigher and Totaliser at Whitwick Colliery, 156*. See LETTERS, 293, 361
  • Porn and Dunwoody, Ltd., Diesel-Generating Sets (Trade Publication), 201
  • Port Employers, National Association of, Views on Working of Dock Industry, 255
  • — of Manchester, Employment and Industrial
  • Relations in (Review), 75
  • Portable Engine. See Engine
  • — Machine Tools. See Machine Tools
  • “ Portapal ” Hand-Propelled Pallet Transporter (I.T.D. Ltd.), 736*
  • Portland Cement. See Cement
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, Forty Years of Change at, 592
  • Portugal, Economic Conditions in, by W. W. McVittie (Book), 526
  • Post Office Engineering Union, Abandonment of Closed-Shon Principle, 808; Difficulties of Negotiation, 808
  • Powuvrs, Aorasiv'e, " centriforce ” (Trade Publication), 233
  • — Dry “ DM ” Pump for Handling (Mono
  • Pumps, Ltd.), 542*
  • — Elevator for, 5 tons per hr. Capacity (Rus
  • sell Constructions, Ltd.), 605*
  • — Fine, “ Micromerograph ” for Analysis of
  • Size Distribution in (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 378*
  • — Metal, Rolling Strip from, Research on, 722 Sintered, Components, Specification, 589 ;— Metallurgy Process for Production of
  • Nickel, Equipment for (H. Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 568
  • — Moulding, Silicone, Uses of, 790
  • — Patterns, X-Ray Diffraction, by H. E. Swan
  • son, R. K. Fuyat and G. M. Ugrinic (Book) 558
  • Powell and Co., Ltd., “ Skid Master ” Lorry Load .r for Drums (Trade Publication). 267 Power Circuits, Electronic Controller for (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Conference, World, International Commis
  • sion on Large Dams, Paris Congress, 262
  • World, Vienna Meeting, 1956, Programme, 168. See Erratum, 249
  • — Convention, Electrical, British. See British
  • Electrical Power Convention
  • Power, F. A., and Sons (Box Strapping), Ltd., Strapping Machine for Packing Cases, 506*
  • Power Gas Corporation, Ltd., Annual Report, 290; Contact Process for Sulphuric Acid (Trade Publication), 335; Calcinating Plant (Trade Publication), 335; Filtering Dusts and Fumes (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Generation, Electrical Plant for (Trade
  • Publication), 40
  • — Hammer. See Hammer under Machine
  • Tools
  • — Kit, Hydraulic, “ Flexi-Force ” (Epco,
  • Ltd.), 479
  • — Light, Measurement of, 271
  • — Measurements, Audio Frequency (Book), 76
  • — and Mechanical Engineering, National Ex
  • position, Philadelphia, 12
  • — Nuclear, Electricity from Uranium, 1
  • Plans for New Generating Stations, 240*. See 225
  • — Packs, Hydraulic, Portable and Static
  • (Finney Presses, Ltd.), 574*
  • — Plants, Canadian, Ducting for, by H. S. Fowler (Book), 298
  • Hydro-Electric, Breadalbane, Rock- Tunnelling Record at, 29
  • Hydro-Eleciric, in Canada, 136, 559 Hydro-Electric, Export Trade, 422 Hydro-Electric, Isle of Harris, 504 Hydro-Electric, Kariba and Kafue Schemes for Central Africa, 290
  • Hydro-Electric, Kemano - Kitimat Scheme, Cinema Film of, 686
  • Hydro-Electric, Loch Glashan, 618 Hydro-Electric, Loch Lochy Scheme, 8 Hydro-Electric, North of Scotland, 167 Hydro-Electric, North of Scotland, Statistics, 260
  • Hydro-Electric, Oberhasli, Switzerland, 13*. 50*
  • Power Plants, Hydro-Electric, Owen Falls,
  • Final Stages in Construction of, 291
  • Hydro-Electric, Schemes for, in Southern Ireland, 524
  • Hydro-Electric, in Scotland, 775*
  • Hydro-Electric, Shire Valley Project, Report on, 358
  • Hydro-Electric, and Thermal, Mixed, Problems in Design of, 60
  • Hydro-Electric, in Yugoslavia, 494* Steam, for Churk Cement Factory, India, 638*
  • See also Power Stations; Power, Water;
  • Substations
  • — Press. See Machine Tools
  • — Station, Diesel-Electric, Machynlleth “ B,”
  • Montgomeryshire, 331
  • Electric, Artias, Spain, 36-MVA Alternator for (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • Electric, Atomic Powered, Calder-Hall, Stress-Relieving Reactor Casing, 444
  • Electric, Auxiliaries, Motors for (Trade Publication), 527
  • Electric, at Blyth, Northumberland, 331 Electric, British, Plant Additions, 1954, 38
  • Electric, Cracking of Steam Pipes in, Investigation on, 144
  • Electric, 18(J-MW, East Yelland, 534* Electric, Economic Selection of Cooling Towers for, 175
  • Electric, Fuel Consumption by, O.E.E.C. Inquiry, 163
  • — — Electric, Glen Truim, Scotland, 167 Electric, High Marnham, 200-MW
  • Turbo-Generator for, 291, 295
  • Electric, 700-kW, Isle of Harris, 504
  • — — Electric, Littlebrook, Pulverised-Fuel
  • Ash from, Use as Substitute for Cement in Harbour Works at Aden, 222
  • Electric, Loch Ericht, Scotland, 167 Electric, Nairobi-South, 2,500 kW Gas-
  • Turbo-Altemator for, 715, 727*
  • Electric, Richard L. Hearn, Toronto, Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-Generators at, 246*. See 226
  • Electric, 120-MW, Roosecote, 706* Electric, Saateni, Zanzibar, 450 Electric, 360-MW, Skelton Grange, 510*.
  • See §24
  • Electric, 360-MW, Skelton Grange “ B,” Plans for 524. See 510*
  • Electric, Thermal and Hydro-Electric, Mixed, Problems in Design of, 60
  • Electric, Underground, 20-MW, Cean- nacroc, Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • Electric, Willington “ A,” Television
  • Equipment at, 158*
  • Electric, in Yugoslavia, 494*
  • Nuclear, Calder Hall, 240*. See 225 Nuclear, Dounreay, “ Fast-Breeder ” Reactor for, 782
  • — — Thermal, Instrumental Control of, by
  • A. Ketnath (Book), 558
  • See also Power Plant; Substations
  • — Supply, Electric, British Convention. See
  • British Electrical Power Convention
  • Electric, British, Statistics of, 142, 361 Electric, in Canada, 136
  • Electric, Distribution Systems, Fuse Blowing During Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller (Book), 266
  • Electric, Industry, Position and Prospects of, 163, 170*
  • Electric, for Isle of Harris, 504
  • Electric, in London Area, by D. B.
  • Irving 710*
  • Electric, from Nuclear Energy, Developments in, 59*
  • — — Electric, Overcoming Frequency Varia
  • tions in, Motor-Alternator Set for (W. Jones and Co. (Engineers), Ltd.), 185*. See Erratum, 312
  • Electric, Standardisation of Tariffs for, 361
  • Electric, and Thermal Storage Plant, 131. See LETTER, 200
  • Electric, from Uranium, 1
  • — Transmission Equipment (Trade Publica
  • tion), 9
  • High-Voltage, Direct-Current, in Sweden,
  • 304
  • Overhead Lines1, in Canada, 1.36
  • — — Overhead Lines, Electric Power Trans
  • mission, by J. Zaborsky and J. W. Rittenhouse (Book), 428
  • Overhead Lines, Electrical Characteristics of, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621
  • — — Overhead Lines, Hard-Drawn Copper
  • Conductors for, Specification, 201
  • — — See also Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • — Unit, Transformer-Rectifier, for Stud and
  • Arc Welding (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 418*
  • Power and Ventilation, Ltd., Safety Control for Injection of Oil into Oil-Fired Boilers, 736
  • — Water, in Canada, 136
  • See also Hydraulic; Power Plants, Hydro- Electric; Pelton Wheels; Turbines, Hydraulic
  • — from the Wind, 433*
  • “ Powermaster ” Gas or Oil-Fired Boilers, 541 Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd.!
  • “ P.C.C.” Electronic Computer, 218*; Co-operation with Ferranti, Ltd., in Production of Computers, 218; Annual Report, 614
  • Powers-Samas Accounting Machines (Sales), Ltd., Stock-Control and Invoicing Systems (Trade Publication), 106
  • Pownall, J. F., on National Water Supply, 619 Practical Engineer Pocket Book (Book), 137 Prager, Dr. W., on Theory of Plasticity, 70 Prain, R. L., on Northern Rhodesia Copper Industry, 34
  • Praktische Getriebelehre, Vol. II, by K. Rauh (Book), 558
  • Prat-Daniel (Stanmore), Ltd., Fans and Dust
  • Collectors (Trade Publication), 657
  • Pratley, Dr. P. L., Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, Canada, 476*
  • Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, “ Synchrophasing ’ System for Reduction of Propeller Noise’ 479
  • Precision Components (Barnet), Ltd., Interlocking Bench and Assembly Trays (Trade Publication), 138
  • Preece, Prof. A., on Liquidus of Metal-Oxide/ V2O5 Systems and Mechanism of Accelerated Attack on Metals by Vanadium Pentoxide 722
  • Preece, Cardew and Rider, Saateni Power Station, Zanzibar, 450; East Yelland Power Station, 535
  • Preheaters, Air and Plant (Atlas Diesel Co., Ltd.), 47
  • Pre-Heater, Air, “ Weldex ” for Boilers of S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Wellington Tube Works, Ltd.), 352
  • — for Franco-Crosti Boiler of Locomotive for
  • British Railways (Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd.), 767*
  • Pre-Heating, Armoured Heating Cables for (Electrothermal Engineering, Ltd.), 705*
  • Preload Co., Design of Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at Tampa Bay, Florida, 190
  • Presidential Address to Institute of Bankers, by Sir G. Erskine, on Finance for Industry, 650
  • to Institute of Metals, by Dr. M. Cook, on Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, 393
  • to Institution of Chemical Engineers, by Sir H. Hartley, on Chemical Engineering— The Way Ahead, 554
  • to Institution of Metallurgists on Metal- lursv in Modern Scientific World, by Prof. F. C. Thompson, 686
  • to institution ot Naval Architects by Lord Runciman, on Review of Year in Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture, 655
  • to Institution of Sanitary Engineers, by J. T. Calvert, on Public Health and Industry, 83
  • to Iron and Steel Institute, by Sir C. Bruce-Gardner, on The Steel Industry— Decline and Recovery, 1910 to 1933, 590
  • Press. See Machine Tools
  • Pressure Cabin, Steel, for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • — Control, Constant, System for Positive-
  • Displacement. Rotary Pumps (Plenty and Son, Ltd.), 736*
  • — Gauge, Testing of, 209*
  • — Impregnation and Vacuums (Trade Publica
  • tion), 621
  • — Measurement with Mercury Barometer
  • (Book), 334
  • — Variation, Detection of, Electromagnetic
  • Transducer for (Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd.), 739*
  • Pre-Stressed Concrete Co., Ltd., Open-Web Bowstring Bridge at Gunthorpe, 536*
  • Prestressed Concrete. See Concrete, Prestressed
  • Prestressing Bars, “ Deformed ” (McCalls Macalloy, Ltd.), 120
  • — of Pre-Cast Reinforced Concrete Workshop
  • Structure, 56*
  • Prices, Retail, Index of, Criticism, 31
  • —?— Index of, Increase in, 678
  • Primary Battery. See Cell under Electric
  • Prince, A., on Examinations, 588. See 389. See LETTER, 521, 654
  • Prince-Smith and Stells, “ Speed-O-Gill ” Wool-Spinning Machine, 252
  • “ Princess Anne,” M.S., Side Launching of, 29*
  • Printed Circuits, Ltd., Printed Circuit Layouts (Trade Publication), 721
  • Printing and Developing Drawings and Plans, Machine for (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 735
  • — Machine Managers’ Trade Society, Amal
  • gamation of, 355
  • — Machinery. Orders for, 583
  • Probes for Flaw Detection (Ultrasonoscope Co. (London), Ltd.), 796*
  • — Ultrasonic, for Automatic Flaw Detector
  • (Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd.), 670*
  • Problems Relating to Development of Internal- Combustion Engine Industry in India (Book);, 9
  • — in Surveying and Field Astronomy, Solution
  • of, by H. W. Stephenson (Book), 428
  • Process Control, by A. J. Young (Book), 428
  • — Industries, Automatic Control Applied to,
  • 780
  • Production Control in Industry, by J. Motter- ham (Book), 266
  • — Costs, National Cash Awards for Reducing,
  • 289
  • Production Engineers, Institution of :
  • List of Papers and Lectures (Book), 526 Aircraft Production Conference:
  • Proceedings, 67, 68, 104
  • Aircraft Design Problems and Trends, by A. E. Woodward-Nutt, 68
  • Problems of Forging, by G. W. Richards, 104
  • Machining and Forming Problems of Integral Construction, by E. D. Keen and A. D. Menzies, 104. See also 145
  • High-Speed Machine Tools for Aircraft Production, by S. Radcliffe, 104, 111*
  • Where Do We Go From Here?—An Appraisement of Effectiveness of Aircraft Industry, by W. E. W. Petter, 67, 68
  • Conference on Automatic, Factory—What Does It Mean 2
  • Programme, 291
  • Proceedings, 780. See 713, 747 History of Automatic Operation, by F. G.
  • Woollard, 780. See 713
  • Automatic Control Applied to Process Industries, by A. J. Young, 780
  • Automatic Control in an Oil Refinery, by I. McCallum, 780
  • Application of Automatic Control to Weighing and Mixing of Raw Materials, by P. J. Bourgeois, 780
  • Motor-Car Factories Using Automatic Transfer Machines, by P. Bezier and H. J. Graves, 780
  • Production Engineers, Institution of— continued
  • Automatic Control of Machine Tools, by
  • D. T. N. Williamson, 780
  • Electronic Methods of Inspection, by
  • J. A. Sargrove and P. Huggins, 781 Reaction of Trades Unions to Automation, Discussion, 781. See 713 Production Engineering Research Association, Report on Drilling Titanium Alloy Ti 150A, 48*; Formation of Committee on Automation, 291
  • — Methods. Cinema Film on, “ Planned for the
  • Purpose ” (Electrical Development Association), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • — Tooling Equipment: Design of Jigs, Tools
  • and Gauges, by S. A. J. Parsons (Book), 9 Productivity in Bronze and Brass Casting Industry, Review of (Book), 396
  • — Council, British Railways, Formation of,
  • 387, 678
  • — Improvements in (Trade Publication), 367
  • — in Rigid Boxes and Cartons Industry,
  • Review of (Book), 558
  • — in United Kingdom, Increase in, 486
  • — in Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry,
  • Review of (Book), 76
  • Professional Engineers Appointments Bureau, 649
  • Defined, 69
  • — Workers, National Federation of, Confer
  • ence, 583
  • Profile Drag Calculations for a Particular Body of Revolution at Supersonic Speeds, by J. R. Wedderspoon and A. D. Young (Book), 41
  • Progress Chart, “ Unigraph ” (Office and Factory Equipment (Leeds), Ltd.), 25*
  • Projector, Medium-Range (General Electric Co , Ltd.), 504
  • Propellers, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — Marine, Torsional Vibration Damping
  • Coefficients for, by S. Archer, 594*
  • Propulsion of Ships. See Marine Propulsion; Engines; Turbines; Propellers
  • Prospecting, Geochemical, in Africa, 403* Protective Clothing (British Nylon Spinners,
  • Ltd.; Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 478 Protona, “ Minifon ” Speech Recorder, 190 “ PSC4D ” Circuit-Breaker with Plug-in Contactor Unit (Alien West and Co., Ltd.), 381 Public Cleansing, Sewage, Costing Returns, 1953-54 (Book), 334
  • — Health and Industry, 83
  • Publications, Trade, 9, 40, 76, 106, 138, 169, 201, 233, 267, 297, 335, 367, 396, 493, 527, 558, 589, 621, 657, 721, 754
  • Puckey, Sir W., on Automation, 291 Pugh, F. H., on Practical Training of the Chemical Engineer, 360
  • Pugsley, Prof. A. G., on Structural Safety of Aircraft, 376*
  • Pulley, Conveyor, Wheels (Trade Publication), 138
  • Pulley, Key-less, “ Dualok ” (Trade Publication), 559
  • Pulping Process, Paper, Black Liquor Waste from, Recovery Unit for (Combustion- Engineering Super-heater Co., Inc.), 756* Pulverised Coal, Cone-Type Pulverising Mill for, 770*
  • — Fuel, Ash from, Use as Substitute for
  • Cement in Harbour Works at Aden, 222
  • Pump, Axial-Flow, 10-in., at Hydraulic Machines Laboratory of Nottingham University (Gwynnes Pumps, Ltd.), 442*
  • — 135-h.p., 185-h.p. and 220-h.p., for Broken
  • Scar Pumping Station (Gwynnes Pumps, Ltd.), 490
  • — Cargo-Oil, for Peruvian Oil Tanker
  • “ Sechura ” (J. H. Carruthers and Co., Ltd.), 285
  • — Centrifugal (Book), 396 (Trade Publication), 201
  • “ Electroglide ” for High-Lift Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station (Harland Engineering Co., Ltd.), 740*
  • 2|-in. at Hydraulic Machines Laboratory of Nottingham University (Gwynnes Pumps, Ltd.), 442
  • — Competition for Market in, 614
  • — “ DM ” for Handling Dry Powders (Mono
  • Pumps, Ltd.), 542*
  • — “ Electraulic,” for Hydraulic Press for
  • Laboratory-Made Diamonds (Towler Brothers (Patents), Ltd.), 301
  • — Electric, Portable (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Fire-Fighting, Portable, Driven by “ Mars ”
  • Gas Turbine, 573
  • — Fuel, for Gas Turbine, Testing Plant for, 86*
  • — Heat, Applications of: Radiant Heating,
  • by R. W. Shoemaker (Book), 428
  • for Domestic Central Heating, 439*, 454. See LETTER, 717
  • Domestic, “ Duotherm ” (Brentford Electric, Ltd.), 47*
  • “ Fridge-Heater ” for Water Heating and Larder Cooling (Ferranti, Ltd.), 381*
  • — for Heating Systems (Trade Publication),
  • 657
  • — Hydraulic (Trade Publication), 138
  • Electrically-Driven (Integral, Ltd.), 27*
  • — for Liquid Oxygen, for “ Snarler ” Rocket
  • Motor, 317*
  • — Oil. Electrically-Driven, for S.S. “ Southern
  • Cross ” (Drysdale and Co., Ltd.), 350*
  • — for Peruvian Oil Tanker “ Sechura ” (G. &
  • J. Weir, Ltd.), 285
  • — Rotary, Positive-Displacement, Constant
  • Pumping Pressure System for (Plenty and Son, Ltd.), 736*
  • — Single-Stage, Propeller, for Low-Lift Plant
  • at Ashford Common Pumping Station (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.), 741*
  • — Suction, for Hospital and Dental Applica
  • tions (Mono Pumps, Ltd.), 542*
  • Lift of, “ Hydro-Ejector ” Attachment for Increasing (J. Beresford and Son, Ltd.), 672*
  • — Test Plant for, at Team Valley Works of
  • Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., 742
  • Pumping Plant, Control Gear for (Trade Publication), 559
  • Pumping Sets for Express Dairy Co. lant at South Morden (R. Morton and C ., Ltd.), 608
  • — Station, Ashford Common, with Gas-
  • Turbine Stand-By Plant, 740*
  • Broken Scar, 490
  • Fleam Dyke, Modifications to Steam- Driven Plant at, 644*. See 613
  • Sawbridgeworth, 806*
  • Purefoy Engineering Co., Ltd., versus Sykes Boxall and Co., Ltd., 587
  • Purification of Sewage. See Sewage
  • — of Water. See Water
  • Purifiers, Gas, at Etruria Gasworks, 577*
  • Pye Industrial Electronics, Ltd., Transistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 567
  • Pye, Ltd., Bibliography of Literature of Semi-Conducting Materials and Transistors (Trade Publication), 233; Prefabricated Television Station at Baghdad Trade Fair, 450*; Intercommunication Unit for Motor Cycle Side-Cars, 579
  • Pyrene Co., Ltd., “ PDV 25 ” Dry-Chemical Fire Extinguisher, 415; “Pyroclean” Emulsion Cleaner (Trade Publication), 754
  • Pyrok, Ltd., Building Surface Material (Trade Publication), 721
  • Pyrometer, Infra-Red, for Temperatures down to 150 deg. C. (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 515*
  • — Suction, 770
  • QUALITY Control and Mix Design of Concrete (Book), 787
  • Quarrell, Prof. A. G., on Cleavage Fracture of Pure Polycrystalline Zinc in Tension, 563
  • Quartermaine, A. S., Recruitment of Railway Technical Staff, 581, 585. See 98, 102
  • “ Queen Elizabeth,” S.S., Denny-Brown Stabilisers for, 119
  • “ Quickfit ” Chemical Apparatus (Trade Publication), 754
  • Quicksilver. See Mercury
  • Quoich Dam, Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Scheme, 775*
  • Q.V.F., Ltd., Relief-Valve in Glass (Trade Publication), 754
  • RADAR and Electronic Navigation, by G. J. Sonnenberg (Book), 689
  • — Pocket Book, by R. S. H. Boulding (Book), 428
  • — Research Establishment, Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • — Set, “212,” Mobile Exhibition of (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 726
  • for Small Ships (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 280*
  • — System, Crystal-Controlled, for London
  • Airport (Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 242*
  • Radcliffe, S., on High-Speed Machine Tools for Aircraft Production, 104, 111*
  • Radial Drill. See Drill under Machine Tools Radiant Heating, Including Cooling and Heat- Pump Applications, by R. W. Shoemaker (Book), 428
  • Radiation, Ltd., “Heatmaster” Domestic Boiler for Space Heating, Water Heating and Cooking, 612*
  • Radio Communication Equipment for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Marconi International Marine Communication Co., Ltd.), 354
  • — Components (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Control System for Studies of Ships’
  • Manoeuvring Characteristics, Research on, at National Physical Laboratory, 732*
  • — and Electronic Component Manufacturers’
  • Federation, Exhibition, 567*
  • — Engineers, British Institution of, Abstracts
  • of Institution Journal, 1939-54, 334
  • — Eauipment for Civil Aircraft, Specification,
  • 77
  • Radio Heaters, Ltd., 6-kW “ Radyne ” Forge, 302*; Induction Furnace, 302*; Induction Heating (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Industry, Application of Atomic-Fission
  • Products for Use in, 782
  • Council, Luncheon, 332
  • ,— Interference, Regulations for Use of Suppressors, 319
  • — Isotope Conference, 1954, Vol. II: Physical
  • Sciences and Industrial Applications (Review), 427
  • Instruments, Book on (Scientific Instrument Manufacturers Association of Great Britain, Ltd.), 460
  • — Listening, Hearing Aids for, 242
  • — Receiver of Copper-Clad Bakelite (Bakelite,
  • Ltd.), 570*
  • — Research Board, Annual Report, 698
  • — Telephone Link, Ultra-High-Frequency,
  • between Algeciras, Spain, and Ceuta, North Africa, (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 463
  • — and Television Engineers’ Reference Book,
  • by E. Molloy (Review), 365
  • Progress of, 35
  • — Transmitting Station, Very-High-Fre
  • quency, Wrotham, 332, 582, 609
  • — Waves, Cheyenne Mountain Tropospheric
  • Propagation Experiments, by A. P. Barsis, J. W. Herbstreit and K. O. Hornberg (Book), 298
  • Research on Propagation of, 698
  • — See also Television; Radar; Valves, Radio;
  • Valves, Thermionic
  • Radioactive Dust, Vacuum Cleaner for, for Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Hoover, Ltd.), 645*
  • — Isotopes, Exhibition Demonstrating Uses
  • of, 237
  • Instruments for Demonstration Unit (Isotope Developments, Ltd.), 158*
  • Use for Tracing River-Bed Movements, 312
  • Radioactivity, Protection of Personnel from, at Harwell, 270
  • Radiotherapeutic Research Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, 45-in. Cyclotron for, 803* Radiotherapy and Research, 15-MeV Linear Accelerator at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital for, 646*
  • “ Radyne ” Forge, 6-kW, for Induction Heating (Radio Headers, Ltd.), 302*
  • Rae, J. B., on Engineer as Business Man in American Industry, 163
  • “ Rai-Tel-Ade ” Hearing Aid for Radio Listening (Electric Ades), 242
  • Railcars. See Carriages, Railway Railroad. See Railways
  • Railway Accidents. See Accidents
  • — Asian, Use of Diesel Locomotives on, 162
  • — Australian, Electrification of Main Line
  • Between Sydney and Lithgow (British Insulated Callender’s Construction Co., Ltd.), 481
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • — British, Reorganisation Programme, 34;
  • Progress of Electrification on. 67; Railway Staffs, Technical, Recruitment of, 98, 103, 581, 585; Modernisation Plans, 102,-419, 581, 584*. See 34. 98. 194, 202, 257, 261, 281, 586; Mechanised Marshalling Yard, Thornton, 157; Wagon-Builaing Programme, 204; Modernisation Plan for, Sir B. Robertson on, 261. See 257; Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and other Bulk Materials for, 327, 347*. See IETTFR, 751; Special Train for Laying Cables through Severn Tunnel, 382*; Productivity Council, Formation of, 387, 678; Scheme for Freight Charges, 390; Fifty Years of Western Express Running, by O. S. Nock (Book), 396; Tests on Reduction of Number of Wires used in Prestressed-Concrete Beams, 445*; Railcar Building Programme, 455; Electric Traction on, 487; Weed-Killing Train for (Chipman Chemical Co., Ltd.), 509*; Technical Staff for, 553. See LETTERS, 619, 654; Collison between Stafford and Crewe (Book), 558; Productivity Council, Formation of, 651; Introduction ofColour- Light Signalling on Southern and Western Regions, 676*; Use of Franco-Crosti System of Feed-Water Preheating for Steam Locomotives, 747, 766*
  • — Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Equipment for (Trade Publication), 335
  • — French, Electric Locomotives for, 77;
  • Speeds of 205-6 m.p.h. Achieved by Co-Co and Bo-Bo Locomotives, 424: Modernisation of, 499, 518; Conference on SinglePhase 50-Cycle Electric Traction, 615, 658
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Marshalling Yards in Modernisation Plans
  • for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 581, 586
  • — Metropolitan and District, History of Elec
  • trification of, 786*
  • — Modernisation of, Need for 95
  • — Motor Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Netherlands. Progressive Policy of, 167
  • — Rolling Stock. See Carriages; Locomotives;
  • Wagons
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Traction on, Diesel Engines for (Trade
  • Publication). 754
  • Diesel Engines for. International Internal-Combustion Engine Congress, 720, 749, 784
  • Problems of Use of Oil Fuels for, 784
  • — Tube. See Underground; London Transport
  • Executive
  • — Underground. See Underground; London
  • Trapsport Executive
  • — Wagons. See Wagons
  • — World, 1954-55 (Book), 9 Railwaymen, National Union of, Wage
  • Demands by, 31. 63, 95, 159, 191, 323, 515, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Views on Need for Modernisation of Railways, 95; Criticisms of Court of Inquiry, 159; Formation of Railway Productivity Council. 387, 678; Railway and Footplate- Men Strike 745.
  • Ram, Hydraulic “ Flexi-Force ” (Epco, Ltd.), 479
  • Standard (Chamberlain Industries, Ltd.), 92*
  • Randall, J. H., and Son, Ltd,, “Planstore” Drawing-Storage System, 30*
  • Ransomes and Rapier, Ltd., Kotri Barrage, Pakistan, 385
  • Rapid Magnetic Machines, Ltd., 3-stage Electromagnetic Ore Separator,; 604*; Magnetic Device for Unpacking Metal Containers, 774
  • Ratcliffe, G., the Late, 362
  • Rates, R. D., on Technical College and Public Library Assistance to Industrial Firms, 229. See 65, 132, 327. See LETTERS, 100, 293, 330, 459
  • Raven Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Farmer’s Boy Major ” Lightweight Two-Wheeled Tractor, 647*
  • Raw Materials, Consumption and Prices, 42* “ Rawlnut ” for Fixing to Thin Panels (Rawl- plug Co.. Ltd.). 478
  • Rawlplug Co., Ltd., “ Rawlnut ” for Fixing Thin Panels, 478; “ Durium ” Drill for Drilling Masonry, 478
  • Rawsons (Labelling Machines), Ltd., “ Autorex ” Labelling Machine, 415*
  • Rays. See Cathode Rays; X-Rays
  • Reactors, Atomic, Announcement of Plans for Six New, 782
  • — Casing, 400-ton, Stress-Relieving of, by
  • Internal Heating (Whessoe, Ltd.), 444
  • — 100-MVA, Direct-Current Controlled, for
  • Testing Electrical Machines, by F. J Fisher and E. Friedlander, 633*
  • — Nuclear, “ Fast-Breeder,” for' Dounreay
  • Nuclear Power Station, 782
  • for Industry and Universities (Review), 427
  • in Sweden, 462*
  • — Thermal, for Nuclear Power Stations, 240.*
  • See 225
  • Reclamation, Bureau of. See United States
  • Record Electrical Co., Ltd., Moving-Coil Relay Instruments (Trade Publication), 233; Graphic Recorders, 302; “ Cirscale ” Meters, 302; Hermetically-Sealed Meters (Trade Publication), 335
  • — Storage of, Underground Bomb-Proof
  • Depository for (Wansdyke Security, Ltd.), 383*
  • Recorders, Graphic (Record Electrical Co., Ltd.), 302
  • — Self-Balancing, for Data Processing, 732
  • — Speech, Magnetic, Pocket-Sized (E.M.I.
  • Sales and Service, Ltd.), 190
  • Plastics-Disc, with Indexing of Start and Finish “ Agavox ” (Svenska A.B. Gasaccumulator), 755
  • — Tape, Battery-Operated (Trade Publication),
  • 41
  • — Time (Trade Publication), 76
  • Recording Clock for Checking Operating Time of Machines “ Horameter ” (Target Services, Ltd.), 765
  • — Dynamometer. See Dynamometer
  • — Equipment, Television, Control Desk and
  • Four-Channel Mixer (Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd.), 672*
  • Recovery Process for Liquor Waste at Pulp and Paper Mill of Bowater Paper Corporation, Calhoun, 765*
  • Rectifiers. See Electric
  • Redfern’s Rubber Works, Ltd'., Rubber and Ebonite Mouldings (Trade Publication), 721
  • Redheugh Iron and Steel Co. (1936), Ltd., 100-kW Prototype Wind-Driven Generator, 359, 371*
  • Redpath, Brown and Co., Ltd., Central Terminal Area at London Airport, 423, 446*, 474* Reduction Gears. See Gears; Marine Propulsion
  • — Photoscope for Photocopying (Gestetner,
  • Ltd.), 712*
  • Reed, A. E., and Co., Ltd., Tovil Mill, Maidstone, Explosion of Steam Trap at (Book), 621
  • Reekie, D., and Sons, Ltd., “Clydesdale” Machine for Refacing Pipe Flanges in S'tu, 443*
  • Refinery, Oil, Automatic Control in, 780
  • Barton, Automatic Continuous Oil- Blending Plant at, 673*
  • Bombay, Completion of (Burmah-Shell Refineries, Ltd.), 444
  • — — Construction Programme of British
  • Petroleum Co., Ltd., 651
  • Coryton, Cinema Film of, 85
  • Fawley, Strainers for Sea Water at, 704*
  • Kent, Proposed Plant for Production of Town Gas from Petroleum at, 385
  • Stanlow, Hydro-desulphurisation lant at (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755
  • Refractory Concrete, Chart of (Trade Publication), 335
  • — Use in Low-Frequency Induction Furnaces
  • for Melting Copper Alloys, 471
  • Refrigerating Machine, Gas, for Manufacture of Liquid Air (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 513*
  • — Machinery for S.S. “ Southern Cross ”
  • (J. and E. Hall, Ltd.), 354
  • Refrigeration, Institute of, 55th Annual Dinner, 165
  • — Plant for Quick-Freezing of Fish at Sea
  • (J. and E. Hall. Ltd.), 475*
  • Refuse-Disposal Plant at Clydebank (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 20*
  • — Handling Plant at Worthing (Heenan &
  • Frpuqe, Ltd.), 490
  • Regenerative Furnace. See Furnace
  • Regulator, Drip, “ Condesco ” (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Gas-Flow, Pressure-Operated (Wolseley
  • Engineering, Ltd.), 604*
  • Reheating Furnace. See Furnace
  • “ Reilang ” Pressure Oil Gun with Calibrated Delivery (H. Chappuis and Co.), 765*
  • Reinecker, J. E., Maschinenbau, G.m.b.H., Electro-Hydraulic Internal-Grinding Machine with Automatic Grinding Cycle, 735*
  • Reinforced Concrete. See Concrete
  • Relays, Auxiliary (Trade Publication), 367
  • — Biased-Induction (Trade Publication), 267
  • — with Moulded Body (Londex, Ltd.), 711
  • — Moving-Coil, Instruments (Trade Pub
  • lication), 233
  • Coil, Miniature (Electro-Methods, Ltd.), 55*
  • — Telegraph (Trade Publication), 297
  • Remote Control, Manual and Automatic Systems, 370
  • Removal of 1,300-ton Submarine “ Sea Wolf” into Test Sphere, 477*
  • Renault Gas-Turbine I ocomotive, 749
  • “ Rendlesham,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 380
  • Renold Chains, Ltd., Roller Chains (Trade Publication), 754
  • Renollaud-D.O.P. Cable Take-Off System for Aircraft (D.O.P. Co.), 435*
  • Repeater, Thermocouple, for Temperature Transmissions (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 796
  • Repeller, Water; Silicone, “ Impervion ” (Solignum, Ltd.), 55
  • Report, Annual, Aluminium, Ltd., 551
  • “ L’Annee Ferroviaire, 1955,” French Railways, 499, 518
  • Ashmore Benson, Pease and Co., 290 Associated Electrical Industries 422 Associated Fisheries, Ltd.. 746 Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd , 615 Blaw Knox, Ltd., 486
  • British Chemical Plant Manufacturers’ Association, 6’51. See LETTER, 717
  • British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association, 586
  • British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers Association, 547
  • — British European Airways, 615
  • British Insulated Callender’s Cables1, Ltd., 682
  • British Oxygen Co., Ltd., 682
  • British Petroleum Co., Ltd., 651
  • HMM
  • ENGINEERING, VOL. 179 (1955)
  • INDEX
  • xlix
  • Report, Annual, Broom and Wade, Ltd., 258 D. Brown Corporation, Ltd., 326
  • Brush Group, Ltd., 583
  • Cammell Laird and Cot," Ltd., 650
  • Chief Inspector of Factories, 8. See Erratum, 142
  • Chief Inspector of Mines, 280
  • Clyde Crane and Booth, Ltd., 423
  • Colonial Development Corporation, 550
  • Council of Ironfoundry Associations, 779 R. W. Crabtree, 583
  • Craven Brothers (Manchester), Ltd., 551 Crofts Engineers (Holdings), Ltd., 487 E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co., 359 Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd., 614 Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 487
  • Hadfields Ltd., 455
  • Harland and Wolff, Ltd., 714
  • Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., 650 Institution of Electrical Engineers, 686 International Nickel Co. of Canada, Ltd., 469
  • Lancashire Dynamo Holdings, Ltd., 614 Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, 328. See 325
  • Metropolitan Water Board, 165
  • National Physical Laboratory, 714. See 731
  • National Research Development Corporation, 260
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., 614 North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, 260
  • C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd., 614
  • Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, Ltd., 614
  • Radio Research Board, 698
  • Road Research Laboratory (Book), 621 Safety in Mines Research Establishment, 62
  • Shell Transport and Trading Co., Ltd., 615
  • Steel Board, 683
  • Taylor Woodrow, Ltd., 583
  • Textile Machinery Makers, Ltd., 550
  • Unilever, Ltd., 681
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., 423
  • Vickers Ltd., 714
  • Water Pollution Research Laboratory, 598
  • G. and J. Weir, Ltd., 614
  • — Armament Production for NATO, 129
  • — Biennial, United States National Bureau of
  • Standards, 1953 and 1954 (Book), 526
  • — Collision between Stafford and Crewe on
  • British Railways (Book), 558
  • — Committee of Inquiry into Undertakings of
  • London Transport Executive, 259, 286
  • — of Committee on Vaporising-Liquid Fire-
  • Extinguishing Agents (Book), 137
  • — Cracking of Steam Pipes, 144
  • — Cranfield College of Aeronautics (Books),
  • 589
  • — Drilling Titanium Alloy Ti 150A, 48*
  • — Economic Commission for Europe, on
  • Price of Oil in Western Europe, 454; on Prospects of Exporting Electric Power from Yugoslavia, 494*
  • — on Edinburgh Design Congress, 1954
  • (Book), 334
  • — Federation of British Industries, on United
  • Nations Technical Assistance, 257. See 261
  • — International Labour Conference, Geneva,
  • 223, 451, 579, 711
  • — Iron and Steel Industry, Development of,
  • 258, 262
  • — National Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service,
  • on Efficiency of Ashworth System in Shell Boilers, 480*
  • — on National Smoke Abatement Conference,
  • 1954 (Book), 334
  • — O.E.E.C. See O.E.E.C.
  • — Productivity in Rigid Boxes and Cartons
  • Industry, 227
  • — Research, of Royal School of Mines,
  • 1950-53, 403*
  • — of Royal Commission on Taxation of
  • Profits and Income, 746
  • — Shell Moulding Process, by J. L. Rice
  • (Book), 621
  • — Shire Valley Project, Federation of Rho
  • desia end Nyasaland, 358
  • — on Steel Technology and Market Develop
  • ment, United Nations, 550
  • — Steel Technology and Market Development,
  • Advances in, 1954 (Book), 721
  • — Technical, British Electrical and Allied
  • Industries Research Association (Books), 76
  • of British Engine Boiler and Electrical Insurance Co., Ltd. (Review), 620
  • Education in Glasgow, Glasgow Productivity Committee, 162
  • Preparation of, by B. H. Weil (Review), 9
  • — United States Bureau of Mines, on Caliper
  • for Measuring Oil-Well Bores, 671
  • States Investment in Europe, 241
  • States National Conference on Weights and Measures (Book), 137
  • — United Steel Companies, “ Review of
  • Progress, 1954,” 422
  • “ Reporter ” Battery-Operated Tape Recorder (Trade Publication), 41
  • Research in Aircraft Production, Scientific Approach to, by Prof. J. V. Connolly, 295
  • — Application of Results of, Delay in, 456
  • of Results of, Effect of Attitude to Novelty of, 456
  • — Association, Cast Iron, British, System for
  • Control of Dust from Grinding Wheel, 504*
  • Coal Utilisation, British, Baffle for Reducing Flue-Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278*; Tests on Efficiency of Free-Standing Convector Fires, 469; Open Days, 515, 770*; Edwards Glass-Working Machine, 668*
  • Electrical and Allied Industries, British, Report on Cracking of Steam Pipes, 144; Behaviour of Cellulose Acetate Films under Tropical Conditions, by N. J. L. Megson (Book), 266; Statistical Study of Variation in Performances in Tests of Experimental Unit with Axial Blast, by F. O. Mason (Book), 266; Effect of Series
  • Resistance on Capacitative Spark Discharges, by H. G. Riddlestone (Book), 266; Altitude Correction Factors for Sparkover Voltages of Insulators and Rod Gaps, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Nomograms for Humidity Correction Factors of Flashover Tests on Insulators, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 266; Blowing of Distribution System Fuses During Thunderstorms, by J. L. Miller. (Book), 266; Wind-Power Research Programme, 433*; Measurement of Soil Thermal Resistivities of Cable Ratings, 490; Flameproof Electrical Apparatus, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Emission of Flame through Flange Gaps, by T. J. A. Brown (Book), 493; Motion of Slow Electrons in Polar Materials, by S. Zienau (Book), 493; Case for Adoption of British Plastic Yield Tests as International Electrotechnical Commission Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493; Energy Survey in Somaliland Protectorate, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493; Onset of Breakdown in Gases Subject to Superposed Microwave and Unidirectional Electric Waves, by W. A. Prowse, E. Laverick and W. Jasinski (Book), 493; Annual Report, 586; Current Ratings for Paper-Insulated and Varnished-Cambric-Insulated Cables (Book), 621; Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines, by S. Butterworth (Book), 621; Handbook on Electrical Characteristics of Overhead Lines (Book), 621 Research Association, Glass Industry, British, Formation of, 619
  • Internal-Combustion Engine, British, Improved Air Compressor, 189*
  • Iron and Steel, British, Preventing Corrosion, 227; Prevention of Corrosion (Book), 233; Conference on Works Transport (Book), 298; Optimum Sizes of Railway Wagons for Carrying Iron Ore and other Bulk Materials, by Dr. H. R. Mills, 327, 347*. See LETTER, 751; Flow-Meter for Granular Materials, by S. K. Dean, 430*
  • Non-Ferrous Metals, British, Annual General Meeting and Luncheon, 587; Open Days, 722
  • Production Engineering, Drilling Ti 150A Titanium Alloy, Report on, 48*; Formation of Committee on Automation, 291
  • Scientific Instrument, British, Bibliography on Flexure Devices, by P. J. Geary (Book), 201
  • Shipbuilding, British, Resistance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 495; Oil-Mist Detector for Diesel Engine Crankcases, 768*
  • Welding, British, Summer School of Welding, 150
  • — Board, Fire, Vaporising Liquid Extinguish
  • ing Agents, Committee on, Report (Book), 137
  • Pest Infestation, Fumigation with Methyl Bromide, by W. W. Brown (Book), 201 Radio, Annual Report, 698 Water Pollution, Annual Report, 598
  • — Chemical Engineering, by Prof. J. Cathala,
  • Dr. H. Miessner, A. S. White, Prof. D. S. Kiesskalt, Prof. P. M. Heertjes and Prof. D. M. Newitt, 361
  • — Council, Medical, Conference on Individual
  • Efficiency in Industry, 456
  • — Department, Safety in Mines, Belt-
  • Conveyor Fires, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • Scientific and Industrial, Joint Fire Research Organisation, Experimental Work on Production of Fire-Fighting Sprays by Impinging Jets, 343*; Tests of Bitumen-Protected Roofing Sheets, 379; Conference on Individual Efficiency in Industry, 456; Mechanical Engineering Research Organisation, Durability of Dropwise Condensation on a Metal Surface, by H. Hampson, 464*; Experimental Plant for Quick-Freezing of Fish at Sea, 475*; Design Thickness of Concrete Roads, (Book), 526
  • — and Development Centre of J. Laing and Son,
  • Ltd., at Boreham Wood, 555
  • — Development Corporation, National,
  • Annual Report, 260
  • — and Development Establishment, Signals,
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • — on Electrical Engineering, Effect on Post
  • War Economy, 303
  • — Establishment, Atomic Energy, Harwell,
  • Engineering Services at, 270; Conference on Electromagnetically-Enriched Isotopes, Arrangements for, 321; Vacuum Cleaner for Radioactive Dust for (Hoover. Ltd.), 645*; Work of (Book), by K. E. B. Jay, 787 Radar, Exhibits at Radio Component Show,571
  • Safety in Mines, Annual Report, 62
  • — Exhibits at National Physical Laboratory,
  • 731*
  • — Heating, Domestic, at Fuel Research Station
  • Calorimeter Building for, 470*
  • — Hydraulic, Iowa Institute of, Conference
  • on Hydraulics, Programme, 532
  • — Institute, Tin, Advances in Manufacturing
  • Processes, by W. E. Hoare (Book), 334
  • —- Laboratory, Machine-Tool, Firth Brown Tools, Ltd., 94*
  • Mechanical Engineering, Automatic Indexing Machine for Measurement of Gear Tooth Pitch Errors, by C. Timms and C. A. Scales, 271*; 10-ton Fatigue Testing Machine, 500*; Oil Film Extent in Complete Journal Bearings, by J. A. Cole and C. J. Hughes, 530*; High- Precision Electric Dynamometer, by D. Firth, 628*
  • Nelson, Demonstration of “ DEUCE ” Digital Electronic Computer, 313*
  • Road, Studies in Compaction of Soil and Performance of Compaction Plant, by W. A. Lewis (Book), 366; Open Days, Arrangements for, 49, 535; New Premises, 521; Annual Report, 1954 (Book), 621
  • Research Laboratory, Viscose, of Courtaulds, Ltd., 708*
  • Water Pollution, Annual Report, 598 Welding, of Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., 277*
  • — Market, and Steel Technology, Report on,
  • 550
  • — Organisation, Technological Irradiation
  • Group, of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, for Application of Fission Products to Industrial Use, 782
  • — and Radiotherapy, 15-MeV Linear Acceler
  • ator at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, 646*
  • — Report of Royal School of Mines, 1950-53,
  • 403*
  • — in Shipbuilding, 328. See 325
  • — Station, Building, Design of Corrosion-
  • Resistant Floors (Book), 298; Open Days Arrangements for, 535; Open Days at, 788 Forest Products, Strength of Plywood, by W. T. Curry (Book), 298
  • Fuel, Calorimeter Building for Research on Domestic Heating, by J. W. McHugo, W. F. B. Shaw and D. Whittaker, 470*
  • Hydraulics, Use of Radioactive Isotopes for Tracing River-Bed Movements, 312; Model Tests on Tema Harbour, 627
  • Torry, Aberdeen, Quick-Freezing of Fish, 475*
  • — Stocktaking in, by Lord Halsbury, 453
  • — Unit, Radiotherapeutic, Hammersmith
  • Hospital, 45-in. Cyclotron for, 803*
  • — See also National Physical Laboratory Reservoirs, Oberhasli, Hydro-Electric Schemes,
  • 13*, 50*
  • Resins, Ketone, Dielectric Properties of, by E. Rushton (Book), 76
  • — Silicone, Structure of, 789*
  • — Synthetic, Surface Coating, Manufacturers’
  • Association, Surface Coating Resin Index (Book), 396
  • Resistance, Electric. See Electric
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Retort, Vertical, at Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 805*
  • Review, Annual, Ship and Boat Builder, 1955 (Book), 589
  • — Book, 9, 39, 75, 105, 137, 169, 234, 265,
  • 297, 333, 365, 395, 427, 460, 492, 525, 557, 588, 620, 656, 687, 721, 753, 788
  • — of Productivity in Bronze and Brass Casting
  • Industry (Book), 396
  • — of Productivity in Rigid Boxes and Cartons
  • Industry (Book), 558
  • “ Reynard ” Caliper Gauge (Trade Publication), 76
  • Reyrolle, A., and Co., Ltd., Oil-Break Switch (Trade Publication), 138; Sine-Wave Alternators (Trade Publication), 201; Semaphore Indicators (Trade Publication), 233; Biased Induction Relay (Trade Publication), 267; Airbreak Switchgear (Trade Publication), 297; Control Boards (Trade Publication), 297; “Flit-Plugs” (Trade Publication), 335; Rotary Isolators and Earthing Switches (Trade Publication), 335; Auxiliary Relays (Trade Publication), 367; Oil-Break Switchgear (Trade Publication), 396; Air-Break Switchgear (Trade Publication), 657
  • Reyrolle, A. E.—Head Wrightson—C. A. Parsons Group of Companies for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Rhodes, Brydon and Youatt, Ltd., Pumps for Heating Systems (Trade Publication), 657 Rhodesia, Northern, Copper Industry in, Problems of, 34
  • — and Nyasaland, Federation of, Report on
  • Shire Valley Project, 358; Economic Conditions in, by H. W. Woodruff (Book), 366
  • Ricardo and Co. (1927), Ltd., Wear of Chrnmium-Plated Cylinders in Diesel Engines, 145
  • Rice, Calvin W., Lecture, Air Pollution: the Growth of Public Opinion, by Sir H. Beaver, 332
  • Richards, G. W., on Problems of Forging, 104 Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., Apprentice Training Schemes, 296
  • “ Richmond ” All-Geared Milling Machine (Midgley and Sutcliffe, Ltd.), 182*
  • Ridley-Scholes Coal-Washing System at Lynemouth Colliery, 599*
  • Riess, Dr. K., on Part Played by the Chemical Engineer in Bridging the Gap Between Research and Plant Construction, 360
  • Rig, Welding, for Positioning Pipes and Drums, “ Trac Tred ” (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • Riley, J. E., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Riley Stoker Co., Ltd., Automatic Feeders, 478 “ Rilglaze ” Glass-Fibre Laminates (Rubber Improvement, Ltd.), 189
  • “ Riplingham,” H.M. Minesweeper, Launch of, 110
  • “ Rippatape ” Cotton Strapping Tape (Trade Publication), 721
  • River Aare, Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • — Bed Movements, Tracing by Radioactive
  • Isotopes, 312
  • — Thames, Monument to Caesar’s Crossing
  • of, 585. See LETTER, 717; Survey of Estuary, 589
  • — Zambezi, Kariba and Kafue Hydro-Electric
  • Schemes, 290
  • Rivets, Nuts, Bolts and Screws, Year Book on (Trade Publication), 527
  • Roads, Bitumen Emulsion for, Recommendations for Use of, Specification, 201
  • — Concrete (Book),526
  • Design Thickness of (Book), 526
  • — Construction, Government Four-Year Plan,
  • 162, 164
  • — Design, Scientific Basis of, by F. L. D.
  • Wooltorton (Review), 333
  • — Haulage Employees, Wage Claims by, 287
  • — Highway Engineering, by L. I. Hewes and
  • C. H. Oglesby (Book), 175; (Review), 265
  • — Improvements in, Report of Committee of
  • Inquiry on London Transport, 259, 286
  • Roads, Marking, “ Duvina ” Flexible Plastics Material for (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 415
  • — Research Board, Testing Concrete by an
  • Ultrasonic Pulse Technique (Book), 558 Laboratory, Open Days, Arrangements for, 49, 535; New Premises for, 521; Studies in Compaction of Soil and Performance of Compaction Plant, by W. A. Lewis (Book), 366
  • Report, Annual (Book), 621
  • — Rubber in (Trade Publication), 721 Roberts, W. A., the Late, 586
  • Robertson, Sir B., on Modernisation of British Railways, 261. See 257
  • Robinson, A. V., the Late, 393
  • Robinson, F. C., and Partners, Ltd., Electronic Equipment (Trade Publication), 76
  • Robinson, T., and Sons, Ltd., Woodworking Machinery (Trade Publication), 493
  • Rocke International Corporation, High-Power Klystrons (Trade Publication), 493; Instrument Kits (Trade Publication), 493 Rocke International, Ltd., Electronic Instruments (Trade Publication), 138
  • “ Rocker-Shovel,” Eimco, for Tunnelling (Eimco (Great Britain), Ltd.), 702*
  • Rockets, High-Altitude, Frontier to Space, by E. Burgess (Book), 428
  • — Motor Propellants, Liquid Oxygen, Hydro
  • gen Peroxide and Nitric Acid, 78*
  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd., Clearing Presses with “ Clearomatic ” Clutches, 57*; “ PDFS48 ” Stock Straightening Machine, 641*
  • Rod and Wire, Aluminium and Copper, Heat-Treatment and Finishing Operations in Production of, 497, 529
  • Roe, A. V., and Co., Ltd., Honeycomb Sandwich Construction for Aircraft, 88*
  • Roebling, J. A., and Sons, Wire for Cables of Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, Canada, 476* Rogers, D. G. F., on House of Lords Decision on Non-Compliance of Mechanical Grindstones with Factory Acts, 616
  • Roll-Making Foundry, of R. B. Tennent, Ltd., Extensions to, 152*
  • Roller Bearings. See Bearings
  • — Chains (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Idler (Trade Publication), 657
  • Rolling Mill, Heavy-Section, Design of, by T. Walker, 429
  • Strip, Historical Survey of, 393
  • Wide Strip, Erection of, Decision of Iron and Steel Industry Concerning, 36. See 44
  • — Processes, Theory of Plasticity Applied
  • to, 71
  • — Stock, British Railways Building Pro
  • gramme, 203
  • in Modernisation Plans for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 581, 586
  • See also Carriages; Locomotives; Wagons Rolls-Royce Aeroplane Engines, History of Development of, by A. F. Kelley, 617
  • Rolls-Royce Ltd., Cinema Film of Vertical Take-Off Aircraft, 130; Staff Shares Plan, 776
  • Rontgen Rays. See X-Rays
  • Roof, Mine, Drilling, “ Dryductor ” System of (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 119*
  • — Preservatives (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Shell, Concrete, Construction of (Book), 9 Cylindrical, Design of, by J. E. Gibson
  • and D. W. Cooper (Book), 137
  • — Trusses, Timber, Synthetic Resin Glue for
  • (Trade Publication), 169
  • Roofing Sheets, Metal, Bitumen-Protected, Fire Risk Tests on, 379
  • Roosecote Power Station, 120-MW, 706* Rosemarkie Television Station, North of Scotland, Site for, 524
  • Ross, D., and Partners, Ltd., “ Twinner ” Adjustable Operating Platform, 185*; “ Twinner Junior Trac Tred ” Welding Rig for Positioning Pipes and Drums, 190* Ross, D. S., on Stress in Plates with Cracks and Notches, 175*
  • Ross, H. McG., on Equipment of Instrumental Accuracy for Recording and Reproduction of Electrical Signals, Using Cinematograph Film, 211*
  • Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene, Course for Mine and Site Managers, 320
  • “ Rotabalance ” Portable Electronic Balancing Equipment for High-Speed TurboAlternators (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 319*
  • Rotary Blowers. See Blowers; Turbo-Blowers
  • — Engine. See Engine; Aeronautics
  • Rotary Hoes, Ltd., “ Platypus PF4 ” 51-b.h.p. Diesel-Driven Tractor, 603; Attachments for “ Howard Rotavator Bulldog ” and “ Howard Rotavator Yeoman ” Cultivators, 603*
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • Rothman, M., on Stress in Plates with Cracks and Notches, 175*
  • Rotor, Alternator, Direct-Cooling System for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 610*
  • — of Compressor for 8-ft. by 8-ft. Supersonic,
  • Variable-Density Wind Tunnel, 221*
  • — “ Echo ” Armature Tester for Testing, 478* “ Rotovalve ” Pump Delivery Valve for Ashford Common Pumping Station (Harland Engineering Co., Ltd.), 740*
  • Roughness, Surface, Scales of (Trade Publication), 527
  • Rover Co., Ltd., Test Track for Motor Vehicles, 70*
  • Rover Gas Turbines, Ltd., 30-, 40- and 50- kVA Turbo-Alternators, 605*
  • Rowhedge Ironworks Co., Ltd., Jubilee of ((Trade Publication), 76
  • Royal Aeronautical Society. See Aeronautical
  • — Aircraft Establishment. See Aeronautics
  • — Commission on Taxation, Final Report, 746
  • — Festival Hall, Cooling Plant to Replace
  • Heat Pump at, 261
  • Royal Institution;
  • Trotter Paterson Memorial Lecture, by Sir H. S. Jones, On Brightness of the Stars, 403
  • Royal Ordnance Factories, Wage Increases for Employees of, 419
  • — Sanitary Institute. See Sanitary
  • Royal Society:
  • Election of Fellows, 364
  • Production of 98-in. Mirror for the Isaac Newton Telescope, by G. M. Sisson, 418*
  • Conversazione and Exhibition, 684
  • Royal Society of Arts. See Arts
  • — Technical College, Glasgow, One-Year
  • Course in Civil Engineering, 3
  • Royce Electric Furnaces, Ltd., Controlled- Atmosphere Furnace (Trade Publication), 41; Ovens with Forced-Air Circulation (Trade Publication), 41
  • Royles, Ltd., Strainers for Sea Water at Fawley Refinery, 704*
  • Rubber, Butyl, Use for Insulation Purposes (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 515*
  • — Development Board, British, Rubber in
  • Roads (Trade Publication), 721
  • — and Ebonite Mouldings (Trade Publication),
  • 721
  • — Improvement, Ltd., “ Rilglaze ” Glass Fibre
  • Laminates, 189
  • — Industry Wages Council, Abolition of, 127
  • — in Malaya, Cinema Film on (Dunlop
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 743
  • — in Roads (Trade. Publication), 721
  • — Sheet, Thickness Variations in, Measure
  • ment of, “ Atomat ” Instrument for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • — Silicone, Composition and Uses of, 789*
  • — What Every Engineer Should Know, by
  • W. J. S. Naunton (Review), 297
  • Rubert and Co., Ltd., Feeler Gauge (Trade Publication), 76; Surface Roughness Scales (Trade Publication), 527
  • Rules for Unit Testing of Circuit-Breakers (Book), 9
  • Runbaken Electrical Products, “ Echo ” Armature Tester for Testing Rotors, Stators or Field Coils, 478*
  • Runciman, Lord, on Review of Year in Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture, 655
  • Rupture and Creep Data on Molybdenum Steels, 691
  • Rusek, A., on High-Voltage Developments in Sweden, 304
  • Rushall, R. T., on An Examination of High- Voltage Direct-Current Testing Applied to Large Stator Windings, 369, 390
  • Russell Constructions, Ltd., 5 tons per hour Elevator for Powders, 605*; Counting Machine for Tablets, 606*
  • Russell, Prof. R. W., on Environment and Performance, 456
  • Rust-Proofing of Bridge Girders, “ Schori ” Metal-Spraying Process for, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • — Removal, Cleaning Fluids for (Plus Gas Co., Ltd.), 643
  • Rusting. See Corrosion
  • Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd., Diesel Engines for 3.5 to 90-kVA Generating Sets, 55; 693-b.h.p. Diesel Engine for Sawbridgeworth Pumping Station, 806
  • Ryan, C., and Co., Ltd., Brass and Copper Tube and Fittings (Trade Publication), 559
  • SAATENI, Zanzibar, Power Station at, 450
  • “ Saben ” Knives and Circular Cutters (Trade Publication), 493
  • Sack Trolley, “ Trolliped ” Brake for, 606*
  • Saco-Lowell, Wool-Spinning Machine, 252
  • Safety Codes for Agricultural Machinery, Preparation of, 794
  • for Industrial Power Trucks (Book), 366 for Practice in Petroleum Industry, Part II, Book, 366
  • — Electrical, Course for Graduate Engineers on, 443
  • — Measures in Factories, 8. See Erratum, 142
  • — in Mines Research Department, Annual
  • Report, 62; Belt-Conveyor Fires, by W. de Braaf and W. Maas (Book), 526
  • — Practice in Petroleum Industry, Model Code, Part II (Book), 366
  • — Requirements for Fire Protection in Oil-
  • Fired Boiler Installations, by R. E. Whitlock, 730
  • — Structural, of Aircraft, 376*
  • Sail, Annular, for Windmill, 39*
  • Saint. See St.
  • Salem-Brosius Inc., “ Manipulator ” Mechanical Handling Machine for Heavy Billets, 412*
  • Salescope, Arbor Press (Trade Publication), 297
  • Salford Electrical Instruments, Ltd., Quartz Crystal Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568; Potentiometer Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569; Instrument for Measurement of Incremental Inductance and Equivalent Series Resistance, 736; Electromagnetic Transducer for Detecting Pressure Changes, 739*
  • Salisbury, Lord, on Science in Industry, 194 Salisbury Precision Engineering, Ltd., “ Sherpa- II ” Hydraulic Lift Truck (Trade Publication), 527
  • “ Salmon ” Aircraft, Lockheed, Vertical Take- Off, 631*
  • Salon International de l’Adronautique, 21st, Arrangements, 450; Programme, 716; Exhibits, 772*, 801*. See also Vol. 180
  • Salter, J,, on Control of Quality in Heat- Treatment and Final Operations in Production of Rolled, Extruded and Drawn Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys, 497, 529
  • Salvo Kill Probabilities for Square Targets, Table of (Book), 366
  • Sand, Flow-Meter for, 430*
  • Sanders and Forster, Ltd., Standard Steel Buildings (Trade Publication), 106; Standard Building Frame with Design Based on Plastic Theory, 572*
  • Sanderson Brothers and Newbould, Ltd., Speed- Reducing Gears (Trade Publication), 267; Machine Knives (Trade Publication), 493 Sanitary Engineers, Institution of, Presidential Address, by J. T. Calvert, on Public Health and Industry, 83
  • — Institute, Royal, Essay Competition, 136;
  • Health Congress, Bournemouth, Programme, 321; Separation Plant for Town Refuse at Worthing, by J. Wilkinson and G. A. Frake, 490
  • Sargrove, J. A., on Electronic Methods of Inspection, 781
  • Saunders-Roe, Ltd., “ Miniputer ” Miniature Analogue Computer, 669*
  • Saunders Valve Co., Ltd., Electrically-Operated Diaphragm Valve, 800
  • Saws. See Machine Tools
  • Sawbridgeworth Pumping Station, 806* Sayer, C. E., on Gas-Turbo-Driven Blower for Blast-Furnace Service, 623
  • S.B.A.C. Handbook of Recommended Basic Training Exercises, Vol. I (Review), 492 Scaffolding, “ No-Bolt ” (Trade Publication), 40
  • — Unit (Trade Publication), 721
  • — and Staging (Trade Publication), 493 Scale, Prevention in Water-Cooling Systems of
  • Internal-Combustion Engines, 301
  • — Surface-Roughness (Trade Publicaton), 527 Scaling of Gas-Turbine Alloys, Effect of Composition on Resistance to, 722
  • Scanner, “ In-Line,” for Instrument Desks (Evershed and Vignoles. Ltd.), 796*
  • “ Scarborough,” H.M. Anti-Submarine Frigate, Launch of, 538
  • Scarborough, National Smoke Abatement Conference, Report, 1954 (Book), 334
  • Schiess A.G., Rebuilding of Dusseldorf Factory of, 688
  • Schiller, P., on Under-Registration of Electricity-Supply Meters, 123
  • Schleusen urd Heberwerke, by H. Dehnert (Book), 493
  • Schmidt, Dr. E., on Design and Operation of High-Speed Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines, 749
  • Schneidende Werkzeuge, by H. L. Hilbert (Book), 558
  • Schoenemann, Prof. K., on Model Courses of Study for a Primary Degree in Engineering, 360
  • Schofield Lovibond “ Tintometer,” Improved Version of (The Tintometer, Ltd.), 668*
  • Scholarships. See Education
  • Scholefield, Dr. H. H., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Schori Metallising Process, Ltd., Metal- Spraying Process Applied to Corrosion Protection of Bridge Girders, 702. See LETTER, 751
  • Science and Its Background, by H. D. Anthony (Book), 334
  • — in Industry, Lord Salisbury on, 194
  • — and Industry, Museum of, Birmingham,
  • New Transport Section, 4*
  • — Museum. South Kensington, New Exhibits
  • at, 134*; Catalogue of Exhibits on Heat and Cold, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 29.8; Presentation of “ Antoinette,” Monoplane to, by Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., 685; Handbook of Collection Illustrating Temperature Measurement, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 721
  • Scientaire, Ltd., Air-Conditioning Unit, 643* Scientific Film Association, Conference on Film in Improvement of Human Relations in Industry, Programme-, 524
  • — and Industrial Research Department. See
  • Research
  • — Instrument Manufacturers Association of
  • Great Britain Ltd., Book on Radio- Isotope Instruments, 460
  • Research Association, British, Bibliography on Flexure Devices, by P. J. Geary (Book), 201
  • — Management. See Management
  • — Research. See Research
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • — and Technical Words, Dictionary of,
  • by W. E. Flood and M. West (Book), 201 Scientists, Shortage of, in British Industry, 391 Scintillation Counter for “ Canso ” Flying- Boat, 619
  • Scoles, C. A., on Automatic Indexing Machine for Measurement of Gear Tooth Pitch Errors, 271*
  • Scotland, Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, High-speed Tunnelling Methods Used in, 702*
  • — Edinburgh Design Congress, Report on,
  • 1954 (Book), 334
  • — Engineering Industry in, Production Figures
  • for, 486
  • — Glasgow, Implementation of Glen Finglas
  • Water-Supply Scheme, 232
  • Productivity Committee, Report on Technical Education in Glasgow, 162
  • — Industrial Prosperity in, 3. See 163
  • — Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders
  • in. See Engineers
  • — North, Hydro-Electric Board, Activities
  • of, 3, 163; Loch Lochy Scheme, 8; Rock- Tunnelling Record, 29; Loch Glashan and Tummel Valley Schemes1,167; Annual Report, 260; Wind Machine at Costa Hill, Orkney, 434; Electricity Scheme for Isle of Harris, 504; Loch Glashan Project, 618; High-Speed Tunnelling Methods, 702*; Water-Power Schemes in Scotland, 775*
  • Site for Rosemarkie Television Station, 524
  • — Shipbuilding Industry in, 163. See 3 Scott and Wilson, Pre-Cast Concrete Shell-
  • Roofed Workshop, 56*
  • Scottish Coalfields, Future Developments of, 138
  • Scottish Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd., Punching, Shearing and Cropping Machine, 541*; Hydraulic Press Brake, 541; 150- ton Power Press, 541
  • Scottish Mechanical Light Industries, Ltd., Adaptation of Grain Blower for Drying Grain, 637
  • Scrap Steel, Supply of, to Open-Hearth Furnaces, 661. See Addendum, 724
  • “• Screamer ” Rocket Motor (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 645
  • Screens, Cooling-Water, for Roosecote Power Station (W. E. Farrer, Ltd.), 707*
  • — Protective (Trade Publications), 559, 721 Screws, Bolts, Nuts and Rivets, Year Book on
  • (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Moulded-Nylon (Guest Keen and Nettlefolds
  • (Midlands), Ltd.), 571
  • — Propellers. See Propellers; Aeronautics
  • — Thread Seizure, Prevention of, “ Thred-
  • Garde ” for (Crane Packing, Ltd.), 374 Screwdrivers, Specification, 201
  • Screwing Taps, Manufacture and Uses of (Trade Publication), 76
  • Scrivener, A., Ltd., Centreless, Grinding Machine with Automatic Plunge Grinding, 416*
  • Sea Water, Strainers for, at Fawley Refinery (Royles, Ltd.), 704*
  • “ Sea Wolf,” United States Submarine, 1,300- ton. Removal into Test Sphere, 477*
  • Seal, Fluid, “ Hallprene,” for Reciprocating Shafts (Hall and Hall, Ltd.), 769*
  • for Hydraulic Rams, “ Twinset ” (J. Walker and Co., Ltd.), 153*. See LETTFRS, 261, 293, 361. See Erratum, 234
  • — Oil (Trade Publication), 589
  • Seamen, National Union of, Seamen’s Strike in United States, 323
  • — Wage Dispute. 808
  • Seattle, United States, Lee-McCall System of Prestressing Concrete in Design of Warehouse for Boeing Aircraft Corp., 190 “ Sechura,” Oil Tanker for Peruvian Navy (J. I. Thornycroft and Co., Ltd.), 285*
  • Secondary Battery. See Accumulator under Electric; also Motor Trucks
  • Segas Process for Production of Town Gas from Petroleum, Proposed Plant at Kent Oil Refinery (British Petroleum Co., Ltd., and South Eastern Gas Board), 385 Seizure, Thread, Prevention of, “ Thred- Garde,” for (Crane Packing, Ltd.), 374 Selson Machine Tool Co., Ltd., “ Malcus ” Hydraulic Surface-Grinding Machine with Automatic Control, 449*
  • Semaphore Indicators (Trade Publication), 233 Separation of Gases and Volatile Liquids, Vapour-Phase Chromatograph for (Met- ropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 513*
  • — Plant for Town Refuse at Worthing
  • (Heenan and Froude, Ltd.), 490
  • Separators, Electrostatic (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Magnetic, “ Magco,” (Trade Publication),
  • 41
  • — Ore, Electromagnetic, 3-stage (Rapid
  • Magnetic Machines, Ltd.), 604*
  • Serck Radiators, Ltd., Heat Exchangers (Trade Publication), 41; Oil Coolers (Trade Publication), 41
  • Sergey Steuerman, “ Vibroflot ” Soil-Compacting Machine, 648*
  • Service Aviation. See Aeronautics
  • “ Serviron ” Aluminium-Pigment Coating for Prevention of Corrosion (Xzit (G.B.), Ltd.), 774
  • Servomechanism Practice, by W. R. Ahrendt (Book), 689
  • Severn Tunnel, Cable-Laying in, Special Train for, 382*
  • Sewage, Public Cleansing, Costing Returns, 1953-54 (Book), 334
  • “ S.G. Iron: Cast Iron that Bends,” Cinema Film on (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 308
  • Shaft Coupling. See Coupling
  • — Dynamometer. See Dynamometer and
  • Torsionmeter
  • — and Holes, Fitting of. See Gauges
  • — Reciprocating, “ Hallprene ” Fluid Seal for
  • (Hall and Hall, Ltd.), 769*
  • Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd., “ Super-D-Hydra- tor ” Centrifuge for Crystal Slurries, 93*; “ Micromerograph ” for Analysis of Size Distribution in Fine Powders, 378*
  • Shaw Savill Passenger Liner S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 290, 350*
  • Shaw, W. F. B., on Calorimeter Building for Research on Domestic Heating at Fuel Research Station, 470*
  • Shawki, Dr. G. S. A., on Whirling of a Journal Bearing, 243*. See 227
  • Shear Centre of Beam Sections, Experimental Determination of, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • Shearing Machine. See Machine Tools
  • Sheepbridge Stokes, Ltd., Mahle Process for Surface Hardening of Light Alloys by Chromium Plating, 444*
  • Sheets, Metal, Bitumen-Protected-, for Roofing, Fite Risk Tests on, 379
  • Specifications and Tolerances of, 322
  • Worker, Career as (Book), 366
  • Working Machines (Trade Publication), 138
  • — Paper, Rubber and Plastics, Thickness
  • Variations in, Measurement of, “ Atomat” Instrument for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • — Plastics, Moulding of, Vacuum-Forming
  • Machine for (Latymer Engineering Co.), 774*
  • — and Plates, Large, Stretch-Flattening
  • Machine for (J. Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 282*
  • — Reinforced, Glass-Fibre (Trade Publica
  • tion), 76
  • — Steel, Iron and Steel Industry’s Position in
  • Estimating Demand for, 36. See 44*
  • Output of, 163
  • — and Strip Metal Users’ Technical Associa
  • tion, Winter Conference, Survey of Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322.
  • Sheffield Smelting Co., Ltd., “ Thesscal ” Process for Hard Soldering of Aluminium, 671*
  • Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., Launch of Oil Tanker, “ B.P. Haulier,” 578*; Motor Tanker for Transport of Liquefied Petroleum Gas under Pressure, 6uz*
  • Shell Moulding Process, Report on, by J. L. Rice (Book), 621
  • and Shell Mould Castings, by T. C. Du Mond (Book), 428
  • Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd., Singapore Wharves, Prestressed Fender Structures for, 21; Patronage of Arts by, 97. See LETTER, 261; Cinema Films on Work in Tropical Countries, 295; Twin-Jib Breakdown Vehicle for Oilfield Operation, 539*; Cinema Film “ Oilmen ” on People in Oil Industry, 755; Hydro-desulphurisation Plant at Stanlow Oil Refinery, 755
  • Shell de Venezuela, Console Control Desk and Four-Channel Mixer for Television Recording (Electric and Musical Industries Ltd.), 672*
  • — Roof Construction, Concrete (Book), 9 Cylindrical, Design of, by J. E. Gibson
  • and D. W. Cooper (Book), 137
  • Shell Transport and Trading Co., Ltd., Annual Report, 615
  • Shelter, Omnibus, Cantilevered, with Steel Frame and Aluminium Roof (H. Hope and Sons, Ltd.), 219*
  • Shelvoke and Drewry, Ltd., Fork-Lift Truck, Diesel-Driven, with Crane Attachment, 415*
  • Shennan, W. M., New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 252
  • Shepperton Factory of Winston Electronics, Ltd., 89
  • “ Sherpa-II ” Hydraulic Lift Truck (Trade Publication), 527
  • Shilling, Dr. W. G., on Assessment of Quality of Wrought Products, 497, 529
  • Ship and Boat Builder Annual Review, 1955 (Book), 589
  • — Canal. See Canal
  • — Cargo, Factors in Selection of Machinery
  • for, 149*
  • — Cathodic Protection of, against Sea Water,
  • 689. See LETTER, 781
  • — Design of, Amendment of Lloyd’s Rules
  • Concerning, 328. See 325
  • — Diesel-Engined. See Motorships; Marine
  • Propulsion
  • — Gas-Turbine Engines for, Comparison of
  • Total Weight and Bulk of, 345*
  • — Hull of “ Deborine ” Glass Fibre (Halmatic,
  • Ltd.), 672*
  • — Hydrodynamics Laboratory, New, for
  • National Physical Laboratory, 292*
  • — Launches and Trial Trips, 24, 44 , 79, 110,
  • 142, 184, 253, 285, 308, 332, 380, 417, 473, 508, 538, 563, 630, 667, 705, 734, 771, 800
  • — Launching. See Launching
  • — Liners of the Past, Present and Future on
  • Service East of Suez, 659
  • — Manoeuvring Characteristics, Radio Con
  • trol System for Studying, Research on, at National Physical Laboratory, 732*
  • — Model Hydrodynamics Laboratory, 292*
  • — Motor. See Motorships; Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — Propellers. See Propellers
  • — Propulsion. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines; Propellers
  • — Rules, Lloyd’s Register, A Hundred Years
  • of, 560
  • — Small, Built by Rowhedge Ironworks Co.,
  • Ltd. (Trade Publication), 76
  • Radar Set for (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 280*
  • — Stabilisation of, Experiences with, 118*
  • — Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics,
  • 130, 518
  • — Use of Steel for, Cinema Film on, 61
  • — Welded, Amendment of Lloyd’s Rules
  • Concerning, 328. See 325
  • — See also Marine; Motorships; Shipping;
  • Steamers; Warships
  • Shipbuilders and Engineers, North-East Coast Institution of. See North-East Coast in Scotland' Institution of. See Engineers
  • Shipbuilding, Aluminium Diesel-Driven Cargo Lighter, 53
  • — Canadian Ferry “ Bluenose ” (Davie Ship
  • building Co.), 603
  • — Centenary of Lloyd’s Register Ship Rules,
  • 560
  • — Deck Machinery for Peruvian Oil Tanker
  • “Sechura” (Clarke, Chapman and Co., Ltd., and American Engineering Co.), 285
  • — and Engineering Unions, Confederation of,
  • Wage Claims by Engineering Employees, 31, 127, 223, 255, 355. See 547; Wage Claims by Engineering Clerical Staffs, 287; Formation of British Railways Productivity Council, 387, 678; Nationalisation of Engineering Industry, 419
  • — Industry, Competition from Abroad, 714 Delays in Ship Construction, 547 Position and Prospects of, 66, 130, 290,
  • 299*. See Erratum, 442
  • in Scotland, 163. See 3
  • — Light Alloys in, Scholarship for Research
  • on,313
  • — Naval. See Warships
  • — and Naval Architecture, Review of Year in,
  • 655
  • — Pinnace, General-Service, Twin-Screw, 63-ft.
  • for Air Ministry (Groves and Guttridge, Ltd.), 744*
  • — Research Association, British, Resistance
  • Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,” 495; Oil-Mist Detector for Diesel Engine Crankcases, 768*
  • — Returns, Lloyd’s Register, 130, 518
  • — in Scotland, 3. See 163
  • — Ships under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics,
  • 130, 518
  • — S S. “ Southern Cross,” 290, 350*
  • — Steel in, Cinema Film on, 61
  • — Trades, Fewer Apprentices in, 31
  • — Trawlers, Replacement of Old, 746
  • — See also Steamers; Naval; Warships Shipley, E. A., on Deterioration of Motor
  • Cars During Shipment Overseas, 269
  • Shipping, British Seamen’s Strike in United States, 323
  • — Industry, Competition from Abroad, 714
  • - - Merseyside Tugmen’s Strike, 611, 647,
  • Shipping Industry, Wages in, 579
  • Shire valley Project, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Report on, 358
  • Shockley, Dr. W., on Transistor Physics, 628 Shop Management. See Works Management
  • — Steward, Dispute over, 95
  • Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Redundancy Among Employees, of, 515
  • — Circuit Testing Authorities, Association of,
  • Rules for Unit Testing of Circuit-Breakers (Book), 9
  • Shovel, 1-cub. yd., for Excavators and Cranes (Trade Publication), 169
  • Show. See Exhibition
  • “Shuntarc” Circuit-Breakers, 600-amp., for Skelton Grange Power Station (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 512*
  • Shutterwork, Steel (Trade Publication), 621 Shuttle Car for Tunnelling in Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, Scotland, 702*
  • Siebe, Gorman &. Co., Ltd., Deep-Sea Diving Equipment, 461
  • Siemens-Martin Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., Test Plant for Pumps at. Team Valley Works of, 742
  • Signals Research and Development Establishment, Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • Signalling, Railway, Colour-Light, Introduction on Southern and Western Region of British Railways, 676*
  • Modernisation of, in Plan for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 581, 586
  • Remote-Control, Introduction on Circle Line at Aldersgate, of London Transport Executive, 6T1*
  • — Works, Electrical Apparatus for (Trade
  • Publication), 76
  • Sikorsky, Dr. 1.1., Award of Watt International Medal to, 121; on Transport Helicopter, 552
  • Silage and Peat, Motor-Driven Cutter for (Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances, Ltd.), 30*
  • Silencer for Fans (Woods of Colchester, Ltd.), 53*
  • — for Westland S. 55 Whirlwind Helicopter,
  • 217*
  • “ Silentvent ” Electric Motor, 2,000-h.p., for High-Speed Drives (Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto, Ltd.), 302
  • Silica, Ground, and Foundry Bonding Material (Trade Publication), 657
  • Silicones as Engineering Materials, by Dr. L. P. Smith, 789*
  • — Insulating Tape (Trade Publication), 657 Tape for High Temperatures, 350
  • — Water Repeller, “ Impervion,” (Solignum,
  • Ltd.), 55
  • “ Silo-aid ” Mechanical Cutter, 30*
  • “ Silvaply,” Douglas Fir Plywood, Cinema Film on Manufacture by MacMillan and Bloedel, Ltd., 248
  • “ Silver 3 Handrils,” Rock Drills, for High- Speed Tunnelling (Holman Brothers, Ltd.), 702
  • — Plating (Trade Publication), 297
  • Simon-Carves, Ltd., Design of Gas Condensers (Trade Publication), 9; ElectroPrecipitation Apparatus (Trade Publication), 621; Site Explorations, and Soil Mechanics (Trade Publication), 621
  • Simon-Carves—General Electric Group of Companies for Building Nuclear-Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Simon Engineering Group Hydraulic Platform, 637*
  • Simon Handling Engineers, Ltd., Mobile Grain-Handling Machinery (Trade Publication), 335
  • Simons, J. S., on an Examination of High- Voltage Direct-Current Testing Applied to Large Stator Windings, 369, 390
  • Sims, Dr. L. G. A., on Thermal Storage Heating Units, 131. See LETTER, 200
  • Sind Barrage, Lower, Pakistan, Prestressed- Concrete Bridge at Kotri, 190
  • Sine-Wave Alternators for Testing and Calibration (Trade Publication), 201
  • Singapore Wharves, Prestressed Fender Structures for, Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd., 21
  • Sintered Metal Powder Components, Specifications, 589
  • “ SIP A 300” All-Metal Jet Training Aircraft (Societe Industrielle pour l’Aeronautique), 772*
  • Sisson, G. M., on Production of 98-in. Mirror for the Isaac Newton Telescope, 418*
  • Site Exploration and Soil Mechanics (Trade Publication), 621
  • Size Distribution in Fine Powders, Analysis of, “ Micromerograph ” for (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 378*
  • Skelton Grange, 360-MW Power Station at, 510*. See 524; “B” Power Station, 360-MW, Proposed, 524. See 510
  • “ Skid Master ” Lorry Loader (Trade Publication), 267
  • Slaghek, L., on Experiences with Diesel
  • Engines for Rail Traction, 720
  • Slip Gauge Maintenance Service (Trade Publication), 40
  • Slotted-Angle System for Structural Steelwork (Handy Angle Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 55*
  • — Crystal, “ Super-D-Hydrator ” Centrifuge for (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 93*
  • Small Electric Motors, Ltd., Range of Electric Motors up to 10-h.p., 381
  • Smart, P. M. T., on Production of Fire- Fighting Sprays by Impinging Jets, 343*
  • Smart, R. C., on Reorganisation of Coal Board, 488. See 226, 423
  • Smelting Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Smith, M. G. R., on Large Girder Fabrication in United Kingdom, 751. See 702
  • Smoke Abatement Conference, National, Scarborough, Report, 1954 (Book), 334
  • and Fuel Saving, 232
  • — — Use of Eliminator Fire Door, 93
  • Smith, G. F., Episcope for Visual or Photographic Work in Workshop, 413*
  • Smith, Capt. E. C., the Late, 329, 362*
  • Smith, E. M., on Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between Laves Phases in Ternary Alloys of Uranium, 562
  • Smith, G. G., on Effect of Internal Oxidation on Fatigue Properties of Copper Alloys, 471
  • Smith, Dr. L. P., on Silicones as Engineering Materials, 789*
  • Smith, Dr. S. L., on B.S.R.A. Resistance Experiments on “ Lucy Ashton,'” 495
  • Smiths’ Aircraft Instruments; Ltd., K.L.G. Sparking Plug, 85; High-Energy Torch Igniter for Gas-Turbine Engines, 189*; Cable Connectors with Vibration-Proof Locks, 580*
  • Smiths’ Industrial Instruments, Ltd., Flexible High-Pressure Synthetic-Rubber Tubing for Solvents Handling, 380*
  • “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, Development of (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 79*, 317*
  • Sociedad Productora de Fuerzas Motrice S.A., Spain, Artias Power Station, 36-MVA Alternator for, 280*
  • Societe Anonyme Beige de Constructions Aeronautiques, Air Compressor Plant for Haren Factory, 665
  • Societies, Technical and Scientific. See Institutions
  • — Trade. See Labour
  • Softener, Water. See Water Softener
  • Soil Compaction and Performance of Compaction Plant, by W. A. Lewis (Book), 366
  • — Granular, “ Vibroflot ” Machine for Com
  • pacting (Vibrofounds, Ltd.), 648*
  • — Mechanics and Site Exploration (Trade
  • Publication), 621
  • — Thermal Resistivities of Cable Ratings,
  • Measurement of, 490
  • Solar Aircraft Co., 14-kW “ Mars ” Auxiliary Generator Set for Aircraft, 84; “ Mars ” Gas Turbine to be Built in United Kingdom by Sugg Solar, Ltd., 359, 385* “ Solar Mars ” Gas Turbine, Use for Driving Pumps or Generators (Sugg Solar, Ltd.), 573
  • Solbett, J. M., on Post-Graduate Training Schemes, 360
  • Soldering, Hard, of Aluminium, “ Thesscal ” Process for (Sheffield Smelting Co., Ltd.), 671*
  • — Iron, Lightweight, “ Superspeed ” (Trade
  • Publication), 201
  • — Tool for Aluminium (Belark Tool and Stamp
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 639*
  • Solderless Wiring Connection (Trade Publication), 138
  • Solid-Fuel Appliances, Domestic, Recommended, List No. 10 (Book), 558
  • Solignum, Ltd., “ Impervion ” Silicone Water Repeller, 55
  • Solt, R., on Charging Delays due to Furnace Bunching, 661
  • Solus-Schall, Ltd., Thickness-Measuring Gauge (Trade Publication), 41; 300-kV X-Ray Unit (Trade Publication), 754
  • Solvents Handling, Flexible High-Pressure Synthetic-Rubber Tubing for (PetroFlex, Ltd., and Smiths* Industrial Instruments, Ltd.), 380*
  • Somaliland Protectorate, Energy Survey in, by E. W. Golding and A. H. Stodhart (Book), 493
  • Sonics: Sound and Ultrasound in Engineering and Science, by T. F. Hueter and R. H. Bolt (Review), 753
  • Soot Blowers and Baffles for Reducing Flue- Dust Deposit in Boilers, 278*
  • Sorensen, Prof. E., on High-Pressure-Charged Engines for Railroad Operation, 720
  • Sound and Ultrasound in Engineering and Science, by T. F. Hueter and R. H. Bolt (Review), 753
  • South African Gold Mines, Development of, 264
  • — Kensington, Science Museum, New Exhibits
  • at, 134*; Catalogue of Exhibits on Heat and Cold, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 298; Handbook of Collection Illustrating Temperature Measurement, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 721; Presentation of “ Antoinette ” Monoplane to, 688
  • — Morden, Milk Pasteurising and Bottling
  • Plant of Express Dairy Go., at, 608*
  • — Wales, Avon Colliery, Electric Winding
  • Gear for, 186*
  • Electricity Board, Conference on Electronics in industry and Commerce, 168
  • South Wales Switchgear Ltd., Switch Fusegear (Trade Puolicauon), 589
  • Southampton University, Investigation on Shear Centre of Beam Sections, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • “ Southern Cross,” S.S., 20,000-ton Passenger Liner, 290, 350*
  • “ Soxhlet ” Determinations (Trade Publication® 754
  • Space, Frontier to, by E. Burgess (Book), 428
  • — Heaters, Industrial, Oil-Fired, “ Dravo
  • Counterflo,” (Coventry Radiator and Press Work Co., Ltd.), 89*
  • — Heating, Electric, 556
  • Spain, Algeciras, Radio Telephone Link with Geuta, North Africa, 463
  • — Artias Power Station, 36-MVA Alter
  • nator for (Britisn Tnomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 280*
  • Spanners, Chain, “ Gripital ” (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Square-Nut, Specification, 367 Specialisation, Dangers of, 455 Specifications, Standard. See Standards;
  • S tandardisation
  • — and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • — United States, Dry Cells and Batteries
  • (Book), 754
  • Spectacles, Safety, “ Duraplas ” (The Hadley Co., Ltd.), 222
  • “ Spectre ” Rocket Motor (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 645
  • Spectrochemical Analysis, Equipment for (Trade Publication), 169
  • Spsctrograoh, IIse in Facilitating Maintenance of Deisel Locomotives, '749
  • Speech Recorder, Magnetic, Pocket-Sized, “ Minifon ” (E.M.I. Sales and Service, Ltd.), 190
  • Speed-Changing Gears. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • — Control, Electric Winding Gear with, for
  • Avon Colliery, 186*
  • — Governor Equipment for 2,500-kW Gas-
  • Turbo-Alternator Unit, 728*
  • — Indicators and Revolution Counters (Trade
  • Publication), 721
  • Testing of Tachometer, 209*
  • — Measurement of, 271
  • “ Speed-O-Gill ” Wool-Spinning Machine (Prince-Smith and Stells), 252
  • — Reducers (Trade Publication), 138
  • — Reduction Gears. See Gears; Gearing;
  • Marine Propulsion
  • — Trials. See Trials
  • Spencer (Melksham), Ltd., Belt Conveyors for Coal-Handling Plant, East Yelland Power Station, 534*
  • Spencer, White and Prentis, Hydraulic Jacks for Removal of 1,300-ton Submarine “Sea Wolf” into Test Sphere, 477*
  • Sperry Gyroscope Co., Ltd.., Navigational Equipment fof S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354; Synchros (Trade Publication), 657
  • Spider’s Web, Construction of, Exhibits at Royal Society Exhibition, 684
  • Spillway for Skelton Grange Power Station (Marples, Ridgway and Partners), 511*
  • Spinning Machine, Wool (Holdsworth, Warner and Swasey), 252
  • Wool (Platt Brothers), 252 Wool (Seco-Lowell), 252 Wool, “ Speed-O-Gill ” (Prince-Smith and Stells), 252
  • Spiral Tube and Components Co., Ltd., Face and Hand Dryer (Trade Publication), 754 Spooner Dryer and Engineering Co., Ltd.,
  • Coupling for Cooling Hot-Air Fans, 545* Sports Ground, Model of, at Factory Equipment Exhibition, 414
  • “ Sportsfield Floodlight ” (Crompton Parkinson; Ltd.), 438
  • Sprays, Fire-Fighting, Production by Impinging Jets, 343*
  • — Gun, Extension Tube for (B.E.N. Patents,
  • Ltd.), 638
  • for Reactive Liquids in Mixed Condition (A. Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 605*
  • — Painter, Portable (Trade Publication), 76 Spraying, Metal, “ Schori ” Process for, 702.
  • See LETTER, 751
  • Springs, Air, for American Motor Vehicles, 438*
  • Spur Gearing. See Gears; Gearing
  • St. Andrews Steam Fishing Co., Ltd., Motor Trawler, “ Princess Anne,” 29*
  • St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, 15-MeV Linear Accelerator for Radiotherapy and ReSearch at, 646*
  • St. Lawrence Seaway Project, 559
  • Stabilisers for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Brown Brothers and Co., Ltd.), 290, 354
  • — and Voltage Reference Tubes (Trade
  • Publication), 493
  • Stabilisation of Ships, Experience with, 118* “ Stacatruc ” Fork-Lift Truck, Hydraulic
  • Clamping Device for Holding Loose Packages on (I.T.D., Ltd.), 709*
  • — Hand-Propelled Pallet Truck, 736*
  • “ Staffa-Bruneri ” Lorry-Mounted Hydraulic Excavator (Chamberlain Industries, Ltd.), 638*
  • Stahl bau-Verbandes, Deutschen, Veroffent- lichungen des, Various Publications (Books), 526
  • Stampings, Cored, Production on Hot-Brass Press, 417*
  • — Hammers and Presses. See Machine Tools Standards Association, American, Fifth
  • National Conference on Standards, Proceedings (Book), 233
  • — Institution, British Relations with Engi
  • neering Equipment Users’ Association, 259 British, Specifications, Glossary of Terms and Notations for Toothed Gearing, 77; Polythene-Insulated Cables, 77; Stiffnuts for Aircraft, 77; Radio Equipment for Aircraft, 77; Lighting Transformer Units, 138; Wood Wool, 138; Steel Pipe Fittings, 138; Rotary Form- Relieved Gear Cutters, 138; Low-Alloy Steel (for Aircraft), 201; Screw-drivers, 201; Hard-Drawn Copper Conductors, 201; Recommendations for Use of Bitumen Emulsion for Roads, 201; Steel Roller Conveyors, 233; Govered Electrodes for Metal-Arc Welding, 233; Square-Nut Spanners, 367; Forged Steel Pipe Fittings, 367; Wrought Steels, 367; Protection of Iron and Steel Against Atmospheric Corrosion, 500; Protection of Iron and Steel by Aluminium Against Corrosion at Temperatures between 1120 and 950 deg. C., 500; Glossary of Acoustical Terms, 589; Sintered Metal Powder Components^ 589; Graphical Symbols fof Aircraft Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, 589
  • Standard Motor Go., Ltd., Strike at Works of, 31
  • — Plastic Yield Test, British, by A. M.
  • Thomas (Book), 493
  • — for a Strong America (Book), 233
  • Standard Telephones and Gables, Ltd., Historical Collection of Thermionic Valves, 25; Telegraph Relay (Trade Publication); 297; Ultra-High-Frequency Radio Telephone Link between Algeciras, Spain, and Ceuta, North Africa, 463; Control Panel for Gooling Water System at Skelton Grange Power Station, 511*; Quartz Crystal Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568; Rectifier Exhibits at
  • Radio Component Show, 569: Capacitor
  • Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570 Standards, United States Bureau of. See bailed States
  • Standardisation of Engineering Equipment, Engineering Equipment Users’ Association, 259
  • — Simplification, Specialisation in Containers,
  • Cost Savings through (Book), 428
  • Specialisation in Materials Handling Equipment, Cost Savings through (Book), 428
  • Stanlow Oil Refinery, Hydro-desulphurisation
  • Plant at (Saell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755 Stanzereitechnik, Vol. I, Schneidende Werk- zeuge, by H. L. Hilbert (Book), 558 Stars, Brightness of, by Sir H. S. Jones, 403 State Railways. See Railways Statically-lndeterminate Structures, Calcu
  • lation of, by F. Stussi (Book), 558 Statics, Fundamentals of, by F. Stussi (Book),
  • 558
  • — of Loaded Structures and their Components,
  • by E. Chwalla (Book), 493
  • — Problems Awaiting Solution, by Prof. E.
  • Chwalla (Book), 526
  • Stations, Power. See Potver Stations Statische unbestimmte Systeme, by F. Stussi
  • (Book). 558
  • Statistical Institute, International, Journal of Abstracts on Statistical Methods in Industry, 87
  • — Methods in Industry, International Journal
  • of Abstracts of, 87
  • Statistics, Abstract of, City of Birmingham (Book), 266
  • — Trade. See Trade
  • Stators, “ Echo ” Armature Tester fof Testing
  • 478*
  • — Windings, Direct-Current Testing of, 369,
  • 390
  • Steam; Air and Gas Power, by W. H. Sevems,
  • H. E. Degler and J. C. Miles (Book), 334
  • — Boats. See Steamers
  • — Boilers. See Boilers
  • — Engines. See Engines
  • — Generation, High-Temperature, Investiga
  • tion on Corrosion and Metallurgical Stability in, 703
  • — Pipes, Cracking of, Investigation on, 144 High Temperature, Thickness of, 205*
  • — Raising Plant at Skelton Grange Power
  • Station (International Combustion, Ltd.), 510
  • — Station for Churk Cement Factory, India
  • (Brush Export, Ltd.), 638*
  • — Superheater. See Superheater
  • — Trap at Tovil Mill of A. E. Reed and Co.,
  • Explosion of (Book), 621
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • Steamer, Cargo, Selection of Machinery for, 149*
  • — “ Chusan,” Denny-Brown Stabilisers of,
  • 118*
  • — Geared Turbines for. See Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — Launching of. See Launching
  • — Liners of the Past, Present and Future on
  • Service East of Suez, 659
  • — Propulsion, of. See Marine Propulsion;
  • Engines; Turbines;; Propellers
  • — “ Southern Cross,” 20,000-ton Passenger
  • Liner. 290 350*
  • — Stability of. See Ships
  • — See also Engines; Marine Propulsion;
  • Shipbuilding; Shipping; Ships; Turbines; Warships
  • Steamships. See Ships; Steamers; Warships Steel Board, First Report of, 683
  • — Carbon, Application of “ Argonaut ”
  • Welding Process to, 211
  • Causes of Variable Creep Strength in, 691
  • — Castings (Trade Publication), 297
  • — Clad, Production and Properties of (Trade
  • Publication), 297
  • Steel Company of Wales, Ltd., Fuel Economy by Integration in, 106
  • — Continuous Casting of, 748
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — Creep-Relaxation Tests, Short-Time, on,
  • Effect of Methods of Loading on, 565*
  • Relaxation Testing of at Constant
  • Strain and Decreasing Load, 564*
  • — Decking, Prefabricated, for Bailey Bridges
  • (T. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.),' 640*
  • — Erectors, Wage Demands by, 95, 127, 223,
  • 323
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Floor Grating with Serrated Bearing Bars
  • (Blaw-Knox«Co.), 189*
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Framed Buildings (Trade Publication), 106
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Grinding of, by E. N. Simons (Review), 492
  • — Heat Treatment of. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • — Industry, Decline and Recovery of, 1910 to
  • 1933, 590
  • — and Iron, Consumption and Prices, 42*.
  • See 36
  • Industry, Report on Development of, 258, 262
  • Protection by Sprayed Aluminium or Zinc, British Standard on, by Dr. F. A. Champion, 500
  • Works, Fuel Economy in, Effect of
  • Integration on, 106
  • — Killed, Ingot-Mould Hot-Top for, 276*
  • — Low-Alloy, Specification, 201
  • — Manufacture. See Metallurgy
  • — Microstructure of. See Microphotographs
  • — Mild, Economical Method of Investigation of Cumulative Damage in Fatigue of, 724*
  • — Molybdenum and Chromium-Molybdenum
  • for Steam Pipes, Investigation on, 144 Creep and Rupture Data on, 691
  • — Notch-Tough, for Welded Ships, Research
  • on, 328. See 325
  • — and Pig Iron, Sturzelberg Process for Production from Low-Grade Ore and Coke (Demag A.G.), 738*
  • — Pipe, Fittings for, Specification, 138
  • — Plants for India 98
  • Steel Production, Capacity of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., 326
  • in Europe, Statistics, 746
  • Plans for India, 2
  • — Rolled, and Reinforced-Concrete Struc
  • tures, Researches in (Book), 526
  • — Rolling Mills. See Rolling Mills
  • — Sheet, Iron and Steel Industry’s Position
  • in Estimating Demand for, 36. See 44 Output of, 163
  • — in Shipbuilding, Cinema Film on, 61
  • — Shutterwork (Trade Publication), 621
  • — Skeleton, Vol. I: Elastic Behaviour and
  • Design, by J. F. Baker (Review), 265
  • — Stainless (Trade Publication), 589
  • — Stress Distribution in. See Stress; Tests
  • (Materials')
  • — Structural, Simplified Design of, by H.
  • Parker (Book), 526
  • — Structures (Trade Publication), 621
  • Corrosion in, Protection Against (Book), 526
  • Symposium on, Munich Conference (Book), 526
  • — Supplies, for Drop Forgers, Shortage of, 359
  • — Technology and Market Development,
  • Advances in, 1954 (Book), 721
  • and Market Development, Recent Advances in, United Nations Report on, 550
  • — Tests of. See Tests (Materials)
  • — for Transformers, Grading of, 271
  • — Tube Production, 67
  • — Works. See Works
  • — Wrought, Specification, 367
  • Steelmaking, Cinema Film on (British Iron and Steel Federation), 357. See LETTER, 425 “ Steelpact ” Workshop Furniture (Trade Publication), 559
  • Steelwork for Buildings, Prefabrication of, by Cold-Roll Forming of Steel Strip (Metal Sections, Ltd.), 680*
  • — Structural, Slotted-Angle System for (Handy
  • Angle Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 55*
  • Steering Gear for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Brown Brothers and Co., Ltd.), 354
  • “Stellite” Tipping of Band-Saw Teeth, Method for (Deloro Stellite, Ltd., and M. L. Meyer, Ltd.), 443*. See LETTER, 520
  • Stereoscopic Viewer (Trade Publication), 41 Sterling Engineering Co,, Ltd., “Sterling” Sub-Machine Gun, 249*
  • Stethoscope, Industrial, “ Airsonic ” (Trade Publication), 367
  • Stevedores and Dockers, National Amalgamated Inter-Union Dock Dispute, 647, 678 711
  • Stewart, C., Ltd., Ground Silica and Foundry Bonding Material (Trade Publication), 657
  • Stewart, Maj. O., on New Ways of Flying, 631* Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Steel Tube Production, 67
  • Stiffnuts for Aircraft, Specification, 77
  • “ Stillite ” Mineral Wool (Trade Publication), 267
  • Stillite Products, Ltd., Furnace and Stove Insulation (Trade Publication), 267
  • “ Sting,” Strain-Gauge, for 10,000-h.p. Continuous Supersonic Wind Tunnel 798*
  • Stobbs, R. W., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Stock-Control System (Trade Publication). 106
  • — for Distribution, Control of (Book), 298 Stoke-on-Trent, Etruria Gasworks, New
  • Carbonisation Plant for, 576*
  • Stokers, Mechanical, Small, Testing of, 770 Stop Valves. See Valves
  • Storage Battery. See Accumulator under Electric; Motor Trucks
  • — Problem of Hydro-Electric Schemes, 60
  • — System, “ Auto-Mobile ” (Compactus-
  • Ingold), 415*
  • — Unit, Tiered (Beanstalk Shelving Ltd.), 604* Store, Underground, Bomb-Proof, for Records,
  • 383*
  • Storey, T. (Engineers), Ltd., Bailey Bridging (Trade Publication), 106; Prefabricated Steel Decking for Bailey Bridges, 640*
  • Stothert and Pitt, Ltd.. “ Easiload ” Lightweight Trailer for Contractors’ Plant, 641* Stove and Furnace Insulation (Trade Publication), 267
  • Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd., Coal-Handling Plant for East Yelland Power Station, 534* Straightening Machine. See Machine Tools Strain. See Stress
  • Strainer Cores, Refractory, for Foundry Use (Trade Publication), 297
  • Strainers, “ Firtop Y Pattern ” (Trade Publication), 76
  • — for Sea Water at Fawley Refinery (Royles,
  • Ltd.), 704*
  • Strapping, Automatic, of Packing Cases, 506* Streatfield, E. L., on Prevention of Scale and Corrosion in Water-Cooling Systems of Internal-Combustion Engines, 301
  • Streets. See Roads
  • Strength of Materials. See Stress and Tests (Materials)
  • Stress, Alternating and Combined. See Tests (Materials)
  • — Concentration, Effect on Crack Propaga
  • tion, 304
  • Factors in Fatigue Loading, 146*
  • — in Cracked and Notched Plates, by M.
  • Rothman and D. S. Ross, 175*
  • — Diffusion in Chordwise Cut-Outs in Wings
  • of Aircraft, by Lt. LaV. W. Brown (Book), 298
  • — and Displacements in Structures, Conference
  • on, Programme, 521
  • — in High-Temperature Steam Pipes, 205*
  • — in Prestressed-Concrete Conveyor Gantries,
  • 58
  • — Relieving, Armoured Heating Cables for
  • (Electrothermal Engineering, Ltd.), 705*
  • of 400-ton Reactor Casing by Internal Heating (Whessoe, Ltd.), 444
  • — Repetitions. See Fatigue under Tests
  • (Materials)
  • — Vibration, Torsional, in Marine Propellers,
  • Calculation of, 594*
  • Strikes. See Labour
  • Stroboscope for Testing Tachometers, 209*
  • Structural Analysis, Energy Theorems of, by Dr. E. H. Brown, 305*, 339*, 400*
  • Solution of Indeterminate Structures, by W. F. Cassie (Book), 266
  • — Design of Aeroplanes. See Aircraft under
  • Aeronautics
  • — Engineering, Application of Light Alloys
  • iff, by J. McH. Young (Book), 589
  • — Fatigue of Aircraft, 376*
  • — Steelwork. See Steelwork
  • Structures, Compound, Theory and Practice of, by K. Sattler (Book), 526
  • — Integral, Manufacture of, 145. See 68, 104
  • — Loaded, and their Components, Statics of,
  • by E. Chwalla (Book), 493
  • — Prestressed-Concrete, Long, in United
  • States and Asia, 190
  • — Reinforced-Concrete. See Concrete, Re
  • inforced
  • — Steel (Trade Publication), 621
  • Corrosion in, Protection against (Book), 526
  • Munich Conference, Symposium (Book),
  • 526
  • Simplified Design of, by H. Parker (Book), 526
  • — Stresses and Displacements in, Conference
  • Off, Programme, 521
  • — Theory of, by H. W. Coultas (Book), 366 of Plasticity Applied to, 70
  • — Use Of Plastics for, 84
  • Stuart, A. A., and Sons (Glasgow), Ltd., Glen
  • Finglas Water-Supply Scheme, 232
  • Stubbington, C. A., on Influence of Substructure on Slip Observed in Pure Aluminium and Some Aluminium Alloys when Subjected to Fatigue Stresses, 471
  • Students, International Association for Exchange of, for Technical Experience, Work of, by J. Newby, 361
  • Studio Engineering for Sound Broadcasting (Book), 233
  • Sturley, Dr. K. R., on Thermal Storage
  • Heating Units, 131. See LETTER, 200 Sturtevant Engineering Co., Ltd., Positive
  • Rotary Blowers (Trade Publication), 396;
  • “ Uniclone ” Dust Collector (Trade Publication), 493; Industrial Vacuum Cleaning (Trade Publication), 657; Electrostatic Separation (Trade Publication), 754
  • Sturzelberg Process for Production of Pig Iron and Steel from Low-Grade Ore and Coke (Demag A.G.), 738*
  • Stuttard, D. E., “ Little ” Oil-Burning Space
  • Heaters (Trade Publication), 233 Submarine Boats. See Warships Sud-Est, Societe Nationale de Constructions
  • Aeronautique du, “ Caravelle ” Twin-Jet, Medium-Range Air-Liner, 801*: “ Alou- ette II ” Turbine-Powered Helicopter, 802* “ Djinn ” Two-Seat Turbine-Powered Helicopter 803*
  • Sugdens, Ltd., Superheaters for Steam-Driven Plant at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, 644*. Side 613
  • Sugg Solar, Ltd., to Build American “ Mars ” Gas Turbine in United Kingdom, 359, 385*; Use of “ Mars ” Gas Turbine for Driving Pumps or Generators, 573
  • Sulphur Fumes, Polyvinyl Chloride Plant for
  • Removal of (Turner and Brown, Ltd.), 671
  • — Removal Plant at Stanlow Oil Refinery
  • (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 755 Sulphuric Acid, Contact Process for (Trade
  • Publication), 335
  • Sulzer Brothers (London), Ltd., Engines for Diesel-Electric Locomotives (Trade Publication), 559
  • Summers, J., and Sons, Ltd., Grinding Machine Accident, 616
  • Summers-Smith, Dr. D., on Constitution of Uranium-Zirconium Alloys, 563
  • Sumner, J. A., on Domestic Heating by Heat Pump, 439*, 454. See LETTER, 717
  • Sundstrand Drive, Constant-Speed, for Aircraft (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 215*
  • Sunvic Controls, Ltd., Valve Positioner for Overcoming Friction of Diaphragm- Motor Control Valve, 796*
  • “ Super-D-Hydrator ” Centrifuge for Crystal Slurries (Sharpies Centrifuges, Ltd.), 93* “ Super Sprite ” Rocket Motor, de Havilland,
  • Approval for Service by Ministry of Supply, 187
  • Superheaters for Steam-Driven Plant at Fleam Dyke Pumping Station (Sugdens, Ltd.), 644*. See 613
  • Supersonic Flow, Linearised, Wave-Drag in, by G. N. Ward (Book);, 589
  • “ Superspeed ” Lightweight Soldering Iron (Trade Publication), 201
  • Supervising Electrical Engineers, Association of, Exhibition, Earls Court, 290, 302*, 381*; Annual Dinner, 459
  • Supply, Ministry of, Investigation on Stress Concentration Factors, 146*
  • Suppressors, Radio Interference, Regulations for Use of, 319
  • Surface Coating Synthetic Resin Manufacturers’ Association, Surface Coating Resin Index (Book), 396
  • — Control, Aircraft, Massbalancing of, by H.
  • Templeton (Book), 41
  • — Grinding Machine. See Grinding under
  • Machine Tools
  • — Hardening of Metallic Components, Flame-
  • Hardening Machine for, 544*
  • — Roughness Scales (Trade Publication), 527 Surfard, Ltd., Flame-Hardening Machine
  • Using Oxygen/Town Gas, Peddinghaus, 544*
  • Survey, Government Economic, 1955, 421
  • — of Results of Examination Of Brickwork
  • of Blown-Out Blast Furnaces, by H. M, Richardson and G. R. Rigby (Book), 396 Surveying and Field Astronomy, Solution of
  • Problems in, by H. W. Stephenson (Book), 428
  • — Solutions to London University Examina
  • tion Questions, by D. H. McPherson and P. N. Ray (Book), 334
  • — Treatise on, Vols. I and II (Book), 754 Sutton, B. A., on Formation of Hydraulic
  • Jump in a Long Uniform Channel, 532*
  • Svenska A.B. Gasaccumulator, Plastics-Disc
  • Speech Recorder with Indexing of Start and Finish, “Agavox,” 755
  • Swansea Docks Improvements, 117
  • — University College of, Design Studies on
  • Industrial Plant for Chemical Engineering Students, 551
  • Swarf, Metallic, “ Chipbreaker ” Drill for Breaking (Firth Brown Tools, Ltd.), 412*
  • Sweden, High-Voltage Power Transmission in, 304
  • — Nuclear Reactor in, 462*
  • Swiss Electric Locomotives, Design of, 78
  • — Industries Fair, 519
  • — See also? Switzerland
  • Switchgear (Johnson and Phillips, Ltd.), 302
  • — Air-Break (Trade Publication), 297, 657 Break, for Roosecote Power Station
  • (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 707
  • — Bulk-Oil Type, for Roosecote Power
  • Station (Ferguson Pailin, Ltd.), 707*
  • — for Churk Cement Factory, India (Brush
  • Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 638*
  • — Circuit Breakers, Air Blast, Single-Break
  • Experimental Unit, by F. O. Mason (Book),' 266
  • — Circuit-Breakers, Large Breaking-Capacity,
  • Proving Performance of, 432
  • — Breaker, Miniature, Development of, 143
  • — Breaker, Outdoor, Single-Tank, 33-kV (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 639*
  • — Breaker with Plug-in Contactor Unit (Allen West and Co., Ltd.), 381
  • Breakers, Rules for Unit Testing of (Book), 9
  • —— Breakers, 600-amp. “ Shuntarc,” for
  • Skelton Grange Power Station (British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 512*
  • — Breaker, 3,500-MVA, 132-kV, Tests of (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 29
  • — — Breakers, Three-Pole, Case Study on
  • (Book), 266
  • — for East Yelland Power Station (Ferguson
  • Pailin, Ltd., and British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 535*
  • — Flameproof (Trade Publication), 106
  • — Fuse Switches, High-Rupturing-Capacity,
  • “ Aeroflex ” Range (Parmiter, Hope and Sugden, Ltd.), 381
  • Switches for 660-volt Supplies (Astral Switchgear, Ltd.), 381
  • — Limit Switches with Alternative Operating
  • Heads (J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd.), 381
  • — Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Scheme, 52*
  • — Oil-Break (Trade Publication), 396
  • — Relay (Trade Publication), 41
  • — for Skelton Grange Power Station (English
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 512
  • — Socket Outlets, 13-ampere, 3-pin (J. A.
  • Crabtree and Co., Ltd.), 648
  • — for S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Whipp and
  • Bourne, Ltd.), 354
  • — Stator Reverser, Air-Break, 11-kV, for
  • Colliery Winders (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 732
  • — Switches, Earthing (Trade Publication), 335 Fusegear (Trade Publication), 589
  • Lighting (Trade Publication), 559
  • Limit (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Oil-Break (Trade Publication), 138
  • — with Safety Locks (Crater Products, Ltd.), 216
  • — Solenoid Air-, with Filament Boost, for Hob- and Gear-Measuring Machine, 273*
  • — Wavelength-Changing, with Piano-Type Keys (A.B. Metal Products, Ltd.), 571*
  • — Tap-Changers, “ On-Load,” 250- and 400-amp. (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 381
  • Switzerland, Overseas Economic Survey of, 259
  • — Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • — See also Swiss
  • Sykes Boxall and Co., Ltd., versus Purefoy Engineering Co., Ltd., 587
  • “ Synchrophasing ” System for Reduction of Propeller Noise in Aircraft, 479
  • Synchros (Trade Publication), 657
  • — for Data Transmission, by F. G. Helps,792*
  • TABLES and Conversion Factors, by O. T. Zimmerman and I. Lavine (Book), 558
  • — of Error Function and Its Derivative
  • (Book), 366
  • — of Functions and Zeros of Functions (Book),
  • 396
  • — of Salvo Kill Probabilities for Square
  • Targets (Book);, 366
  • Tablets, Pharmaceutical, Counting Machine for (Russell Constructions, Ltd.), 606*
  • Tachometer. See Speed Indicator
  • Tampa Bay Bridge, Pre-stressed-Concrete, 190
  • Tangential Water Wheels. See Pelton Wheels
  • Tangyes, Ltd., “ Hydralite ” Lightweight Hydraulic Jack, 415*
  • Tank, Drop, of Plastics, for Service Aircraft (Bristol Aeroplane Co;, Ltd.), 183*
  • — Liquid Oxygen, for Refuelling Aircraft, 79*
  • — Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Oil-Storage, Welded, Failure of (Book), 366
  • — Ships, Motor. See Motorships; Oil Tankers
  • — Steamers, See Steamers; Oil Tankers
  • — Storage, Milk, Stainless Steel, for Express Dairy Co. Plant at South Morden (Burnett and Rolfe, Ltd.), 608*
  • — Surge, for Coal Separation, at Lynemouth Colliery, 599*
  • Taps, Screwing, Manufacture and Uses of (Trade Publication), 76
  • Tape, Cotton Strapping, “ Rippatape ” (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Insulating, Silicone-Rubber-Spread Glass
  • Cloth, for High Temperatures (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 350
  • — Insulation, Silicone (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Recorder, Battery-Operated (Trade Publi
  • cation), 41
  • Tarakohe Shipping Co., 1,400-ton Twin-Screw Bulk-Cargo Carrier “ Golden Bay,” 448*
  • Target Services, Ltd., “ Horameter ” Record; ing Clock for Checking Operating Time of Machines, 765
  • Target Square, Table of Salvo Kill Probabilities fof (Book), 366
  • Taxation and Engineering Industry. 195
  • — and Institution Subscriptions, 778
  • — of Profits and Income, Royal Commission
  • on, Final Report of, 746
  • Taylor, Prof. C. F., on Relation of Cylinder Size to Design and Performance of Diesel- Engine Installations for Railway and Marine Service, 784
  • Taylor and Challen, Ltd., 200-ton Power Press for Hot Brass Stampings, 542*; 120-ton Single-Action Press for Drawing and Raising, 542; Open-Fronted Inclinable Press, 542
  • Taylor, Taylor and Hobson, Ltd., Co-operation with A. Herbert, Ltd., for Sale of Precision Instruments, 380*; Microscope for Examination of Turbine-Blade Edges, 514*
  • Taylor, W. L., the Late, 688
  • Taylor Woodrow, Ltd., Annual Report, 583
  • Taylor Woodrow Construction, Ltd., Central Terminal Area at London Airport, 423, 446*, 474*; 180-MW Power Station at East Yelland, 534*
  • Tea Brewer and Dispenser, “ Peerless Bruin ” (Peerless and Ericsson, Ltd.), 572*
  • Teaching. See Education
  • Team Valley Works of Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., Test Plant for Pumps at, 742
  • Tecalemit, Ltd., Modern Methods of Lubrication (Trade Publication), 493
  • Technical Assistance Administration, United Nations, Report on, 257. See 261
  • — College and Education. See Education
  • — and Engineering Dictionary, German-
  • English, by Dr. L. de Vries (Review), 75
  • — Mathematics, by H. S. Rice and R. M.
  • Knight (Book), 76
  • — Reports, British Electrical and Allied
  • Industries Research Association (Books), 76
  • Preparation of, by B. H. Weil (Review), 9
  • — and Scientific Films, Ltd., Cinema Film
  • “ To Be Precise,” on Machine-Tool Manufacture, 492
  • Register of Ministry of Labour and National Service, 649
  • Words, Dictionary of, by W. E. Flood and M. West (Book), 201
  • — Societies. See Institutions
  • Technological Irradiation Group, Research and Advice Organisation of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Formation of, 782
  • Tees Valley Waler Board, Broken Scar Pumping Stations, 490
  • Teeih, Gear. See Gear
  • Telecommunications, International, Review of British Developments, by Sir L. Nicholls, 426
  • Telefonica Nacional de Espana, Compania, Radio Telephone Link between Algeciras, Spain and Ceuta, North Africa, 463
  • Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co., Ltd., Alloy Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569; Cable Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 570
  • Telegraphy, Wireless. See Valves, Radio; Valves, Thermionic; Radar; Radio; Television
  • Telehoist, Ltd., Heavy-Duty Hydraulic Tipping Gear for Use with Heavy Vehicles, 384* “ Telemove ” Information Service at London Airport, 446
  • Telephone Cables, Loading Coils in Resin for, (Mullard, Ltd.), 120
  • — Radio, Link, Ultra-High-Frequency,
  • between Algeciras, Spain and Ceuta, North Africa (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 463
  • — Underwater, for Divers, 462
  • Telephony, Wireless. See Valves, Radio; Valves, Thermionic; Radar; Radio; Television
  • Telescope, Isaac Newton, Grinding and Testing of 98-in. Mirror for, 418*
  • Television, Basic, Principles and Servicing, by B. Grob (Book), 175; (Review), 588
  • — Cables, Downlead, Designed to Reduce
  • Attenuation (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 744
  • — Equipment for Willington “ A ” Power
  • Station (Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.), 158*
  • — Mast, Extending, Mounted on Motor
  • Vehicle, for Outside Broadcasts (Eagle Engineering Co., Ltd.), 248*
  • — Plans in Isle of Man, 636
  • — and Radio Engineers’ Reference Book, by
  • E. Molloy (Review), 365
  • — and Radio, Progress of, 35
  • — Recording Equipment for Compania Shell
  • de Venezuela (Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd.), 672*
  • •—Society, Exhibition, 68; Bibliography of Colour Television, Supplement, 1955 (Book), 787
  • — Station, Prefabricated, at Baghdad Trade
  • Fair (Pye, Ltd.), 450*
  • Rosemarkie, North of Scotland, Site for, 524
  • — Underwater, Developments in, 461
  • Telford, J. C., the Late, 166
  • Tema Harbour, Gold Coast, Model Tests by Hydraulic Research Station, 627
  • Temperature-Control Equipment for Air Conditioning (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Controlling Instrument for Flame-Hardening Equipment, “ Milliscope,” 544
  • — Hygrometric and Flow-Measuring Instruments (Trade Publication), 721
  • — Measurement. See Pyrometer; Thermometry
  • Tennent, R. B., Ltd., Extensions to Roll- Making Foundry, 152*
  • Tensile Tests. See Tests (Materials)
  • Terjesen, Prof. S. G., on Post-Graduate Courses in Chemical Engineering, 360
  • Ternary Alloys. See Alloys under Metallurgy
  • Terrington, J. S., on Shear Centres Of Compound Girders, 133. See 45*
  • Tersons, Ltd., Milk Pasteurising and Bottling Plant of Express Dairy Co. at South Morden, 608*
  • Terylene Production Plant, Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Wilton, 99, 124*
  • Test Chamber, High-Altitude, for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • — Aeronautical. See Aeronautics
  • — Corrosion. See Corrosion
  • — of 3,500-MVA, 132-kV Circuit-Breaker
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 29
  • — of Electricity Supply Meters, 123
  • — Endurance, of High-Duty Diesel Engine,
  • 145
  • — Load, Lateral, on Piles, Symposium on
  • (Book), 526

Tests (Materials):

  • Concrete, Compaction of, Vibrator for Testing, 693*
  • Creep and Fatigue Properties of Precision- Cast, High-Temperature Allov, 691
  • — and Fatigue Properties ofSomeWrought
  • Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • — Long- and Short-Time, and Tensile Properties of a Commercial Alloy, Relationships between, 692
  • — Relaxation Tests, Short-Time, Effect of Methods of Loading on, 565* Testing at Constant Strain and Decreasing Load, 564*
  • Fatigue and Creep Properties of Precision- Cast, High-Temperature Alloy, 691
  • Properties of Some Wrought Aluminium Bronzes, 471
  • — Economical Method of Investigation of Cumulative Damage in, 724*
  • — of Metals in Comet Aircraft, 196. See
  • 193,231. See LETTERS, 229, 458, 488
  • — of Metals, London Conference, 1956,
  • Programme, 593
  • — Properties of Copper Alloys, Effect of Internal Oxidation on, 471
  • — Stresses in Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys, Influence of Sub-Structure on Slip Observed in, 471
  • — Tests, Corrosion, of Aircraft Metals, 376*
  • — — on End-Bells of Turbo-Generator,
  • 246* See 226
  • on Rolled-Alloy Steels Made in Electric and Open-Hearth Furnaces, by P. H. Frith (Book), 334
  • on Wrought-Iron Chain, 503*
  • — Testing Machine, 10-ton, 500*
  • — -— of Metals, Residential Course at
  • Nottingham University, 692
  • “ Fringe-Travel ” Technique for Determining Stresses in Cracked and Notched Plates, 179*
  • Hardness Tester, Diamond-Indentor, Portable (Vickers Ltd.), 26*
  • Stresses in Materials and Structures. See Stress
  • Tensile Tests, Steel for Thick-Walled Cylinders, 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • — Testing Machine (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 541i*
  • Tests, Mechanical, of Steel for Steam Pipes, 144
  • Testing Machine for Fatigue Tests, 10-ton, 500*
  • Hydraulic, for Mobile Laboratory (Welding Supervision, Ltd.), 88*
  • Universal, Hydraulically-Operated (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 541*
  • — of Nickel and Nickel Alloys, 498, 529 Torsion Tests, Steel for Thick-Walled
  • Cylinders, 80,* 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654 Test Methods, Engine, for Rating Fuels, Institute of Petroleum (Book), 396
  • — Model, on Tema Harbour, by Hydraulics
  • Research Station, 627
  • — Plant for Pumps at Team Valley Works of
  • Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., 742
  • — Rigs for Aircraft Instruments, 209*
  • for Testing Sundstrand Constant-Speed Drive for Aircraft, 216*
  • — of 8,000-b.h.p. Two-Stroke Marine Diesel
  • Engine with Exhaust-Turbine Supercharging (Harland and Wolff, Ltd.), 154*
  • — Track for Motor Vehicles, Rover Co., Ltd.,
  • 70*
  • — Yield, Plastic, British, Case for Adoption
  • as International Standard, by A. M. Thomas (Book), 493
  • Tester, Armature, “ Echo”, for Testing Rotors, Stators or Field Coils (Runbaken Electrical Products), 478*
  • — Hardness, Diamond-Indentor, Portable
  • (Vickers, Ltd.), 26*
  • Testing Apparatus, Electrothermal (Trade Publication), 754
  • for Pulsating Air Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • — Concrete by Ultrasonic Pulse Technique,
  • by R. Jones and E. N. Gatfield (Book), 558
  • — Inspection and Heat-Treatment of Light-
  • Alloy Drop-Forgings, 497, 529
  • — Laboratory. See also National Physical
  • — Machine, Fatigue, 10-ton, by H. L. Cox
  • and N. B. Owen, 500*
  • for Gears (D. Brown Tool Co., Ltd.), 85*
  • Hydraulic, for Mobile Laboratory (Welding Supervision, Ltd.), 88*
  • See also Tests (Materials)
  • — Materials, American Society for, Manual
  • on Industrial Water (Book), 366; Symposium on Lateral Load Tests on Piles (Book), 526
  • — Non-Destructive, of Engineering Materials
  • (Trade Publication), 201
  • — Rig for Thick-Walled Cylinder under
  • Internal Pressure, 82*. See LETTERS, 230, 261, 293, 488, 520, 553*, 654
  • See also Test Rig
  • — Systems for Gas-Turbine Fuels (J. Lucas
  • (Gas Turbine Equipment), Ltd.), 86*
  • — See also Tests (Materials)
  • Textile Machinery, British Production of, 550 Industry, Position and Prospects of, 326, 335*
  • Textile Machinery Makers, Ltd., Annual Report, 550
  • Textile Yarn, Viscose, Research Laboratory of
  • Courtaulds, Ltd., 708*
  • Thackwell, E. J., on Choice and Construction of Monolithic Linings for Twin-Bath Induction Furnaces for Melting Aluminium Alloys, 471
  • Thames Estuary, Survey by Water Pollution Research Laboratory, 598
  • — River, Monument to Caesar’s Crossing of,
  • 585. See LETTER, 717
  • Theorems, Energy, of Structural Analysis, 305*, 339*, 400*
  • “ Therbloc ” Insulating Slabs (Trade Publication), 267
  • Thermal Power Stations, Instrumental Control of, by A. Ketnath (Book), 558
  • — Resistivities, Soil1, pi Cable Ratings,
  • Measurement of, 490
  • — Storage and Electricity Supply, 131. See
  • LETTER, 200
  • — Treatment, Metals. See Heat Treatment
  • under Metallurgy
  • Thermionic Valves. See PaZves, Thermionic; Radio
  • Thermo-Plastics, Ltd., “ Glascorein,” Glass- Fibre Sheets and Tubings (Trade Publication), 76
  • Thermocontrol Instruments Co., Ltd., Temperature-Control Equipment for Air Conditioning (Trade Publication), 76
  • Thermocouple. See Pyrometer; Thermometry Thermodynamics, Engineering, Principles of, by P. J. Kiefer, G. F. Kinney and M. C. Stuart (Book), 428
  • Thermometry, Temperature Measurement and Control, Handbook Illustrating, by J. A. Chaldecott (Book), 721
  • —See also Pyrometer
  • Thermotank, Ltd., Air-Conditioning and Ventilating Plant for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354
  • “ Thesscal ” Process for Hard Soldering of Aluminium (Sheffield Smelting Co., Ltd.), 671*
  • Thickness, Measurement of Variations in, of Paper, Plastics and Rubber Sheets, “ Atomat ” Instrument ' for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 190*
  • Thomas, Dr. C. M., Presentation of Institute of Fuel’s Students’ Medal to, 607
  • Thomas, D. W., on Comparison of Total
  • Weight and Bulk of In-Line Naval Gas-
  • Turbine Engines of Differing Degrees of Complexity, 345*
  • Thomas, Dr. P. H., on Production of Fire-
  • Fighting Sprays by Impinging Jets, 343*
  • Thompson, Prof. F. C., on Metallurgy in
  • Modern Scientific World, 686
  • Thompson, J., Ltd., Award of Major Contract for Dounreay Nuclear Power Station, 782 Thompson, J., and Co., Ltd., Lancashire Boiler for Fleam Dyke Pumping Station, 644*. See 613
  • Thompson, J., Water Tube Boilers, Ltd., Stoker-Fired Boilers for East Yelland
  • Power Station, 534; Stoker-Fired Water- Tube Boilers for Churk Cement Factory, India, 638
  • Thompson, J.,—Associated Electrical Industries, Group of Companies, Building Nuclear Power Stations, 716. See Erratum, 784
  • Thompson, Maj. M. S., the Late, 294 Thompson, Maj. S. J., the Late, 555, 618 Thorn Electrical Industries, Ltd., Fluorescent
  • Tubes (Trade Publication), 396
  • Thornton, C. A. M., on Where Caesar Crossed the Thames, 717. See 585
  • Thornton Marshalling Yard, British Railways, 157
  • Thornycroft, J. I., and Co., Ltd., Oil Tanker “ Sechura ” for Peruvian Navy, 285*
  • Threads, Screw. See Screw
  • “ Thred-Garde ” for Prevention of Screw
  • Thread Seizure (Crane Packing, Ltd.), 374 Thrustor, Use in Paper Guillotine (British
  • Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 572 Thunderstorms, Fuse Blowing in Distribution
  • Systems During, by J. L. Miller (Book), 166
  • “ Ticonal L ” Alloy for Permanent Magnets (Mullard, Ltd.), 568
  • “ Tide Austral,” H.M. Fast-Replenishment Oil Tanker, Delivery of, 800
  • Tileman and Co., Ltd., Reinforced-Concrete Chimney for East Yelland Power Station, 534
  • Timber Development Association, Cinema Film on Manufacture of Plywood, “ Silvaply Today,” 248; Annual General Meeting, 714
  • — Douglas Fir Plywood, Uses of (Trade
  • Publication), 106
  • — Roof Trusses, Synthetic Resin Glue for
  • (Trade Publication), 169
  • — Waste, Supplies and Uses of, 168
  • Time Recorders (Trade Publication), 76
  • “ Timmerman,” United States Destroyer, with
  • Experimental Propelling Machinery, 481 Timms, C., on Automatic Indexing Machine
  • for Measurement of Gear Tooth Pitch
  • Errors, 271*
  • Tin Consumption Prices, 42*
  • — Plates, Demand for, 323
  • — Research Institute, Advances in Manufac
  • turing Processes, by W. E. Hoare (Book), 334
  • Tintometer, Ltd., Improved Version of Lovi- bond Schofield “ Tintometer,” 668*
  • Tipler, W., on Single and Multi-Combustion
  • Systems for Gas Turbines, 66
  • Tipping Gear, Hydraulic, Heavy-Duty, for Use with Heavy Vehicles (Telehoist, Ltd.), 384*
  • — Wagons, Motor. See Motor Vehicles Tipplers, Wagon, for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806
  • Titanium, Deformation of, Formation and
  • Removal of Twins During, 563
  • — Prilling of, Investigation on, 48*
  • — Powder, Laboratory Production of (Gen
  • eral Electric Co., Ltd.), 399
  • — Production in Germany by F. Krupp, 518
  • — Use in Industry, Historical Survey of, 393
  • Titration Apparatus, Electric, for Volumetric Analysis (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 514
  • “ T.L.B.” Process for Deposition of Hard- Facing Alloys in Powder Form (Dewrance and Co., Ltd.), 773*
  • Tolerances in Machine Work. See Gauges
  • — and Specifications of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Tombs; D. M., Corona-Wind Loudspeaker, 669*
  • Tomlinson Hob- and Gear-Measuring Machine with Sine-Arm Action, 272*
  • “ Tonnage ” Oxygen Plants; British Oxygen Linde, Ltd., 35
  • Toogood, G. D., on Heat Exchangers for Gas Turbines, 458. See 333. See LETTERS, 488, 520
  • Tools, Machine. See Machine Tools
  • — Plastic, for Aircraft Production, by P. K.
  • Digby and J. Paul (Book), 589
  • — Pneumatic. See Machine Tools,
  • Tooling, Production, Equipment, Design of Jigs, Tools and Gauges, by S. A. J Parsons (Book), 9
  • Toothed Gear. See Gear; Gearing; Marine Propulsion
  • Toronto, Canada, Failure of Two 100-MW Turbo-Generators at R. L. Hearn Power Station, 246*. See 226
  • Torpedo Boats and Destroyers. See Warships
  • Torque Meters. See Dynamometers; Torsionmeters
  • Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Quick- Freezing of Fish, 475*
  • Torsion Tests. See Tests (Materials) Torsionmeter, Torque-Measuring Unit of High-Precision Electric Dynamometer, 629*
  • — See also Dynamometers
  • Totaliser and Weigher; Automatic, for Colliery Tub (H. Pooley and Son, Ltd.), 156* See LETTERS, 293, 361
  • Tottenham Gasworks1, Willoughby Lane, Extensions to, 805*
  • Tourneur, C., on Development of Diesel Engines for Rail Traction, 720
  • Tovil Mill, Maidstone, A. E., Reed and Co., Ltd., Explosion of Steam Trap at (Book), 621
  • Tower, Tubular Steel, for Offshore Test Boring for Coal, 674*
  • Towler Brothers (Patents), Ltd., Hydraulic Gear for Stretch-Flattening Machine for Large Sheets and’Plates, 282*; “ Elect- raulic ” Pumps for Hydraulic Press for Laboratory-Made Diamonds, 301
  • Towler, J. M., the Late, 586
  • Town Gas. See Gas -
  • Toxic-Dust Concentrates, Spectrographic Monitor for (Winston Electronics, Ltd.), 89*
  • Toy Manufacture by Lines Bros., Ltd., 5 “ Trac Tred ” Welding Rig for Positioning Pipes and Drums (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • Track, Test, for Motor Vehicles, Rover Co., Ltd., 70*
  • Traction, Electric. See Railways
  • — Railway, 300-b.h.p., Six-Cylinder, Horizon
  • tal Oil Engine for (Davey, Paxman and Co., Ltd.), 379*
  • See also Locomotive
  • Tractor, Crawler, 230-h.p., “ Caterpillar D9 ” (Caterpillar Tractor Co.), 605*
  • 204-h.p., “ HD 21 ” (Allis-Chalmers), 742*
  • — Diesel, Arrangements for Distribution in
  • Germany by Ford Motor Co., Ltd., 582
  • Driven 51-b.h.p., “Platypus PD4 ” (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603*
  • — Electrically-Driven, 3-speed (Yale and Towne
  • Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 574*
  • — Lightweight, Two-Wheeled “ Farmer’s Boy
  • Major ” (Raven Engineering Co., Ltd.), 647*
  • — Motor, Attachments for (Trade Publication),
  • 754
  • — Shunting, “ Epping Auto-Shunter ” (Trade
  • Publication), 493
  • Trade, Aircraft, Long-Range, Competition from United States, 327
  • — Bank Rate, Increase of, 258
  • — British Chambers of Commerce Manual,
  • 1954-55 (Book), 266; Review, 265
  • — Canadian, Statistics of, 130
  • — Census of Distribution of Commerce, 1950,
  • Vol. IH, Wholesale Trader (Book), 201
  • — Ceylon, by C. E. Thorogood (Book), 657
  • — Coal, European (Book), 233
  • Price Structure of (Book), 233 Statistics of Production in, 451, 711
  • — Copper, 550
  • — Disputes. See Labour
  • — Earthmoving Equipment, 486
  • — Electricity, Price of (Book), 396
  • Supply Industry in Europe (Book), 233
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  • — Export, 257. See 261
  • Agricultural Machinery, 35, 99, 107* Aircraft, 235*
  • of Atomic Power Plant, 651
  • British, 1954, 66
  • Cables, 259; 267*
  • to Canada, 519, 527, 559
  • Coal, 1163; 170*
  • Copper, for Rhodesia, 34
  • Credits Guarantee Department, Payment Secured, Booklet on Facilities of Department, 331
  • Domestic Electrical Appliances, 259, 267*
  • Electric Power, from Yugoslavia to Italy, Austria and Germany, 494*
  • Electrical Engineering Industry, 303 Electrical Good's; Light, 259, 267* Electrical Plant and Machinery, 163, 170*
  • General and Constructional Engineering Industry, 390, 397*
  • Hydro-Electric Equipment, 422 and Import, British Colonies, 162 and Import, Cotton, 227
  • and Import, in Europe, Statistics of, 226 and Import, Motor Vehicle, 100
  • Trade, Export and Import, Paper-Making Machinery, 422
  • — — and Import, Prices, 258
  • — — and Import, Statistics of Engineering
  • and Allied Industries, 2, 10*, 34, 42*, 66, 73*, 99, 107*, 130, 140*, 163, 170*, 194, 202*, 235*, 259, 267*, 290, 299*, 326, 335*, 358, 367*, 390, 397*. See Erratum, 442
  • and Import, Steel Sheet, 163
  • and Import, of Wood Waste, 168
  • Internal-Combustion Engines, 747
  • Locomotives, 194, 202*
  • Machine Tools, 130, 140*
  • Mining Machinery, 163, 170*
  • — — Motor Cars, to Australia, 682
  • Motor Cars, Prevention of Deterioration During Shipment, 269
  • — — Motor Vehicles, 358, 367*, 682 Railway Wagons, 194, 202* Results from Leipzig Fair, 327
  • Shipbuilding, 290; 299*. See Erratum, 442
  • — — Textile Machinery, 326, 335*
  • — — United States, in Europe, 241
  • — Fairs Overseas, Hints for Exhibitors (Book),
  • Board of Trade Booklet, 454, 589
  • — German Competition, A. Krupp on, 778
  • — Government Economic Survey, 1955, 421
  • — Hire-Purchase Restrictions, Effect of, 647
  • — Import, Aluminium, Abolition of Licences
  • for, 625
  • Australian Restrictions on, 390
  • — — of Ceylon, 583
  • and Export, Cuba (Book), 76
  • of Machinery, 226
  • — Internal-Combustion Engine, in India
  • (Book), 9
  • — Investment, Private, United States, in
  • Europe and Overseas Territories (Book), 366
  • — with Latin America, 454
  • — Market Research and Steel Technology,
  • Report on, 550
  • — Motor Vehicle, 326
  • — Nicaragua, by H. Evans (Book), 366
  • — Portugal, Economic Conditions in, by
  • W. W. McVittie (Book), 526
  • — Productivity, Improvements in (Trade
  • Publication), 367
  • — Publications, 9, 40, 76, 106, 138, 169; 201,
  • 233, 267, 297, 335, 367, 396, 493, 527, 558, 589, 621, 657, 721, 754
  • — Steel Technology and Market Development,
  • Advances in, 1954 (Book), 721
  • — Swiss, 259
  • — Textile Machinery?, 550
  • — Unions. See ‘Labour
  • — Venezuela, by R. S. Scrivener (Book), 754 Tragfahigkeit der Zahnrader, by A. K. Thomas
  • (Book), 558
  • Trailer, Lightweight, “ Easiload,” for Contractors’ Plant (Stothert and Pitt, Ltd.), 641*
  • — Semi, 50-ton, with Removable Bogies, for
  • Transport of Public-Works Machinery (R. A. Dyson and Co., Ltd.), 508*
  • Train for Laying Cables through Severn Tunnel; 382*
  • — with Weed-Killing Unit for British Railways
  • (Ghipman Chemical Go., Ltd.), 509*
  • — See also Railway Training. See Education
  • Transformers, 100-kVA and 150-kVA (Johnson and Phillips, Ltd.), 302
  • — Aluminium-Wound, 70-MVA, for Kemano-
  • Kitimat Hydro-Electric Scheme (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 602
  • — 11-kV, with Butyl Rubber Insulation (Brit
  • ish Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd.), 515*
  • — for Churk Cement Factory, India (Brush
  • Electrical Engineering Go., Ltd.), 638*
  • — and Circuits, Protective Current, by P.
  • Mathews (Book), 526; (Review), 788
  • — Class H, Performance of (Trade Publica
  • tion), 9
  • — for East Yelland Power Station (Brush
  • Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 535
  • — for Metering and Relaying Electrical Cur
  • rent (Trade Publication), 41
  • — Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Scheme, 16, 52
  • — for Pump-Testing Plant of Sigmund Pumps,
  • Ltd. (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 742
  • — Sealed, 213
  • — for Skelton Grange Power Station (English
  • Electric Co., Ltd., and Yorkshire Electric Transformer Co., Ltd.), 512
  • — Steel for, Grading of, 271
  • — Units, Lighting, Specification, 138
  • — Welding (Trade Publication), 76
  • — Welding, for Welding Shop of Acton
  • Works, London Transport Executive (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 188
  • Transistors! Fundamentals of, by L. M. Krugman (Book), 201; (Review), 460
  • — Germanium-Jfinction, for Hearing Aids
  • (Mullard, Ltd.), 567*
  • — Physics of, 528
  • — Point-Contact, for High-Frequency Work
  • (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 639
  • Transmissions; Automatic, in Motor Cars (Book), 589
  • — Data, Synchros for, 792*
  • — Dynamometer. See Dynamometer; Tor
  • sionmeter
  • — Gear. See Gear'; Gearing; Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — of Power. See Marine Propulsion; Power
  • Transmission
  • Transmitting Station, Radio, Very High Frequency, at Wrotham, 582, 609
  • Transport, Aerial. See Aeronautics
  • — and Civil Aviation, Ministry of, Four-Year
  • Plan for Road Construction, 162, 164; Collision between Stafford and Crewe on British Railways (Book), 558
  • — Committee, Inland; of United Nations
  • Economic Commission for Asia and Far East, Fourth Session of, Discussion of Railway Problems in Asia, 162. See Erratum, 532
  • — and General Workers’ Union, Wage Demands by Engineering Clerical Employees, 191. See 127, 287; Wage Glaims in Dock Industry, 191, 711; Wage Claims by Civil Air-Transport Employees, 255; Inter Union Dock Dispute, 647, 678, 711; Merseyside Tugmen’s Dispute, 743. See 611, 647
  • Transport, Institute of, Brancker Memorial Lecture on Influence’on Civil Aviation of Some Current Researches, by Sir A. Hall, 250*
  • — Motor. See Motor
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — Road. See Motor
  • — Salaried Staffs’ Association, Wage Demands
  • by, 31, 63,95, 515. See 159, 191, 323, 547, 579, 678, 711, 743, 776, 808; Formation of Railway Productivity Council, 387, 678
  • — Section, Museum of Science and Industry,
  • Birmingham, 4*
  • Transporter, Pallet, Hand-Propelled, “ Porta-pal ” (I.T.D., Ltd.), 736*
  • — for Willoughby Lane Gasworks (Babcock &
  • Wilcox, Ltd.), 806
  • Transradio, Ltd., Cable Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 571
  • Traps, Humane, Awards to Inventors of, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food,744
  • — Steam. See Steam Trap Travelling Crane. See Crane
  • Trawler, Motor, “ Princess Anne,” Side
  • Launching of, 29*
  • — “ Northern Wave,” Refrigeration Plant for
  • Quick-Freezing of Fish on, 475*
  • — Replacement of Old, 746
  • Trays, Bench Assembly (Trade Publication), 138
  • Treatise on Surveying, Vols. I and II (Book), 754
  • Trials of 9,500-ton Deadweight Motor Cargo Liner, 622
  • — Trips and Launches of Ships, 24,44, 79, 110,
  • 142, 184, 263, 285, 308, 332, 380, 417, 473, 508, 538, 563, 630, 667, 705, 734, 771, 800
  • — See also Tests
  • Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., Engineering Works of, 54*
  • “ Tristimulus ” Photoelectric Colorimeter (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.). 670*
  • Trolleys, Sack, “ Trolliped ” Brake for (Angel Truck Co., Ltd.), 606*
  • “ Trolliped ’* Brake for Sack Trolleys (Angel Truck Co., Ltd.), 606*
  • Tropical Hygiene, Course on, 320
  • Tropospheric Propagation Experiments, Cheyenne Mountain, by A. P. Barsis, J. W. Herbstreit and K. O. Hornberg (Book), 298 Trotter Paterson Memorial Lecture, by Sir H. S. Jones, on Brightness of Stars, 403
  • Truck, Battery-Operated, Oil or Petrol-Driven. See Motor Truck
  • — Fork-Lift, Operation of (Trade Publication),
  • 335
  • Lift, with Pedal-Propulsion, “ Hyd- ruped ” (Kenton Equipment, Ltd.), 478
  • — Hand-Propelled, “ Portapal,” for Trans
  • porting Pallets (I.T.D., Ltd.), 736*
  • — Industrial Power, Safety Code for (Book),
  • 366
  • — Lift, Hand-Operated, for Moving Building
  • Blocks (A. R. Davies), 642*
  • Hydraulic, Hand-Operated (Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 574
  • Hydraulic, “ Sherpa-II ” (Trade Publication), 527
  • — Pallet, Large-Capacity, Hand-Operated
  • (Lansing Bagnall, Ltd.), 62*
  • — Railway. See IPagows
  • — Straddle (Trade Publication), 297
  • — See also Bogie
  • Truim, Glen, Scotland, Plans for New Power Station, 167
  • Trunking, Shallow, for Lighting Circuits (Edison-Swan Electric Co., Ltd.), 189*
  • Trusses, Roof, Timber, Synthetic Resin Glue for (Trade Publication), 169
  • Tub, Colliery, Automatic, Weigher and Totali- ser for (H. Pooley and Son, Ltd.), 156*. See LETTERS, 293, 361
  • Tube, Brass and Copper (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Flexible, for Handling High-Test Hydrogen Peroxide (Compoflex Co., Ltd.), 184
  • — Fluorescent (Trade Publication), 396
  • Tube Investments, Ltd., Prefabrication of Steelwork for Buildings by Cold-Roll Forming of Steel Strip, 680*
  • — Making Processes, Historical Survey of, 393
  • — Railways. See Underground Railways; London Transport Executive
  • — Stabiliser and Voltage Reference (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Steel, Production of, 67
  • — See also Pipes
  • Tubewrights, Ltd., Model of Sports Ground at Factory Equipment Exhibition, 414; Tubular Structure for Tower of Offshore Test Boring for Coal, 674*
  • Tubing, Flexible, High-Pressure, _ Synthetic- Rubber, for Solvents Handling (Petro- Flex, Ltd., and Smiths Industrial Instruments, Ltd,);, 380*
  • — Reinforced, Glass-Fibre (Trade Publication), 76
  • Tugmen’s Wage Dispute, 611, 647, 743
  • Tummel Valley, Scotland, Hydro-Electric Scheme, 167
  • Tungsten Lamps. See Lamps under Electric Tunnels, Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • — Severn, Cable-Laying in, Special Train for, 382*
  • Tunnelling, High-Speed, in Allt-na-Lairige Tunnel, Scotland (Marples, Ridgeway and Partners, Ltd.), 702*
  • — Record at Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Scheme, 29
  • Turbine, Gas, for Alternator for Nairobi- South Power Station, 715, 727*
  • Blades, Microscope for Examination of (Taylor, Taylor and Hobson, Ltd.), 514* Combination with Steam as Cheaper Form of Marine Propulsion, 533*
  • Establishment, National Deflector Unit for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Aircraft Jets, 250*, 331
  • Fuels for, Testing Systems for (J. Lucas (Gas Turbine Equipment), Ltd.), 86*
  • Turbine, Gas, High-Energy Torch Igniter for (K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd.), 189* High-Speed, Testing of, by A. W. Judge (Book), 298
  • In-Line, Naval, Comparison of Total Weight and Bulk of, 345*
  • “ Mars,” to be Built in United Kingdom (Sugg Solar, Ltd.),' 359, 385*
  • Principles and Practice (Book), 428 Principles and Practice (Review), 333.
  • See LETTERS, 458, 488, 520
  • Serrations on Blade Roots of, Comparator for Measuring Pitch Errors in, 625* Single and Multi-Combustion Systems for, 66
  • “ Solar Mars,” Use for Driving Pumps or Generators (Sugg Solar, Ltd.), 573 and Steam, Theory and Design of, by J. F. Lee (Review), 169
  • Vanadium Pentoxide Attack on Alloys for, 722
  • “ Whirlfire,” for American Motor
  • Omnibus, 438*
  • See also Engines, under Aeronautics
  • — House at Skelton Grange Power Station,
  • 510*
  • — Hydraulic (Trade Publication), 558 in Canada, 136:
  • Kaplan, Francis and Pelton, Development of, 60
  • Pelton, for 36-MVA Alternator for Spain (Neyspric), 280*
  • Pelton-Wheel, Oberhasli Power Station, 13*, 50*
  • See also Power Plant; Pelton Wheels
  • — Pelton, Single-Jet', for 36-MVA Alternator
  • for Spain (Etablissements Neyspric), 280* See also Pelton Wheels
  • — Pumps. See Pumps, Centrifugal
  • — Steam, Blading for. See Blades
  • Engineering Dynamics, Vol. Ill, by C. B.
  • Biezeno and R. Grammel (Review), 557 and Gas, Theory and Design of, by J. E.
  • Lee (Review), 169
  • Marine, Geared. See Marine Propulsion See also Turbo-Generators
  • — Steamers. See Steamers; Warships
  • — Wind-Driven, for 100-kW Generator (de
  • Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 371*. See 359
  • Turbo-Blowers for 8,000-b.h.p. Marine Diesel Engine (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 154* for Supercharging a Doxford Engine (Brown, Boveri and Co., Ltd.), 472*
  • Turnbull, J. S., on Lost-Wax Process of Precision Casting, 22*
  • Turner, D. L., on Technical Staff for British Railways, 654 - See LETTERS, 553, 619
  • Turner, G. R., Ltd;, Chain Conveyor Fitted with Trays or Slats, 542*
  • Turner and Brown, Ltd., Polyvinyl Chloride Fans and Ducts (Trade Publication), 657; Polyvinyl Chloride Plant for Removal of Sulphur Fumes'; 671
  • Turning. See Machine Tools Turret Lathes. See Lathes under Machine Tools
  • “ Twinner ” Adjustable Operation Platform (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 185*
  • “ Twinner Junior Trac Tred ” Welding Rig for Positioning Pipes and Drums (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • Twinning and Un-Twinning in Polycrystalline Magnesium, 563
  • “ Twinset ” Packing for Hydraulic Rams, 153*. See LETTERS, 251, 293, 361. See Erratum, 234
  • Tyres and Tyre Beads, Story of, by W. E. Burton (Book), 334
  • UDAL, J. P., LTD., Automatic Unloader for Power Presses, 542*
  • Uganda, Five-Year Industrial Development Plan, 291
  • Ultrasonoscope Co. (London), Ltd., Probes for Flaw Detection, 796*
  • “ Unax ” Coatings for Dyeline Reproduction of Drawings (Trade Publication), 41
  • Underground Power Stations, Oberhasli Hydro-Electric Schemes, 13*, 50*
  • — Railways, London, Jubilee of Electrification of, 786*; Plan for Route “ C,” 195; Report of Committee of Inquiry into Undertakings of London Transport Executive, 259, 286
  • See also London Transport Executive Underwater Explorers Club, Expedition to
  • Cyprus, Offers for Testing Equipment, 425 Unemployment. See Labour
  • Unicam Instruments, Ltd., Flame Photometer, 514*
  • “ Uniclone ” Dust-Collector (Trade Publication), 493
  • Unifloc, Ltd., Flotation System for Cleaning Coal Slurry at Lynemouth Colliery, 599* “ Unigraph ” Progress Chart, 25*
  • Unilever, Ltd., Annual Report, 681 Unions, Trade. See Labour
  • “ UNIPEDE ” Congress, London, Programme, 71
  • “ Uniporn ” Diesel-Generating Sets (Trade Publication), 201
  • United Aircraft Corp., Sikorsky Transport Helicopter, 552
  • United Kingdom Airways Corporations, Traffic Statistics of, 615
  • Atomic Energy Authority, Nuclear Power Developments, 614; Agreement with French Atomic Energy Commission on Exchange of Information, 618; Exhibition “ Atoms for Peace,” 716; and Danish Atomic Energy Commission', Agreement for Joint Programme of Research and Development, 769; Announcement of Plans for Six Further Atomic Reactors, 782; Technological Irradiation Group Research and Advice Organisation, Formation of, 782
  • Caterpillar Dealers, 230-h.p. Crawler Tractor “ Caterpillar D9,” 606*; Tractor Attachments (Trade Publication), 754
  • United Kingdom Productivity Increase in, 486 Steel Sheet, Output of, 163
  • — Nations Economic Commission for Asia
  • and Far East, Fourth Session of Inland Transport Committee, Discussion of Railway Problems in Asia, 162. See Erratum, 532
  • Regional Railway Training Centre, Lahore, Courses for Railway Operating Officials, 162. See Erratum, 532
  • Report on Steel Technology and Market Development, 550
  • Technical Assistance Administration, Report on, 257. See 261
  • — States Air Force, Boeing KC-135, Long-
  • Range Jet Aircraft for, 327; Lockheed Jet Tanker Aircraft for, 327
  • Bureau of Mines Report on Caliper for Measuring Oil-Well Bores, 671; Report on Liquid-Level Gauge for Use in Oil Wells; 636
  • Bureau of Reclamation, Equalising Reservoir Dams and Feeder Canal (Book), 657
  • Bureau of Standards, Biennial Report, 1953 and 1954 (Book), 526
  • Centrifugal Pumps, Case Study on (Book) 396
  • Copper Smelting and Refining in (Book), 396
  • Diesel-Electric Locomotives, Maintenance Techniques for, 720
  • Engineer as Business Man in, by J. B. Rae, 163
  • Engineering Foundation, Investigation of Corrosion and Metallurgical Stability in High-Temperature Steam Generation, 703
  • Information Service, Exhibition “ Atoms for Peace,” 716
  • Investment in Europe, 241
  • National Conference on Weights and Measures, Report (Book), 137
  • National Electrical Manufacturers’ Association, Standards for Motors, 94*
  • Navy. See United States under Warships Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at Gandy, 190
  • Prestressed-Concrete Bridge at Tampa Bay, 190
  • Private Investment in Europe and Overseas Territories (Book), 366
  • Standards in, Fifth National Conference on, Proceedings (Book), 233
  • Steel Sheet, Output of, 163
  • United Automobile Workers’ Union, Annual Guaranteed Wage, 778
  • Zinc and Lead Smelting and Refining in (Book), 428
  • — — See also America
  • United Steel Companies, Ltd., Industrial Management (Book), 175; Application of “ Argonaut ” Welding Process to Carbon Steels, 211; Publication “ Review of Progress, 1954,” 422
  • United Steel Structural Co., Ltd., Steel Structures (Trade Publication), 621
  • University, Berlin-Charlottenburg, Problems in Statics Awaiting Solution, by Prof. E. Chwalla (Book), 526
  • — College of Swansea, Design Studies on
  • Industrial Plant for Chemical Engineering Students, 551
  • — Columbia, History of School of Engineering,
  • by J. K. Finch (Review), 105. See LETTER, 261
  • — Harvard, Engineer as Business Man in
  • American Industry, by J. B. Rae, 163
  • — and Industry, Nuclear Reactors for
  • (Review), 427
  • — of London, Surveying, Answers to Examination Questions, by D. H. McPherson and P. N. Ray (Book), 334; Imperial College of Science and Technology, Post-Graduate Bursaries in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445
  • — Manchester, Post-Graduate Bursaries in
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Endowed by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 445
  • — Nottingham, Hydraulic Machines Laboratory at, 442*; Residential Course on Fatigue of Metals, 692
  • — Southampton, Investigation on Shear
  • Centre of Beam Sections, 45*. See LETTER, 133. See Erratum, 133
  • — See also. Education
  • Uranium Determination in Uranium Concentrates using Ethyl Acetate, by R. J. Guest and D. B. Zimmerman (Book), 366
  • — Electricity from, 1
  • — Lead System, Survey of, 562
  • — Mercury System, Survey of, 562
  • — Nickel System, Survey of, 562
  • — Ternary Alloys of, Laves Phases in, Pseudo
  • Binary Phase Sections between, 562
  • — Zirconium Alloys, Constitution of, 563 UTZ, Ltd., Cutting-Speed Indicator, 91*
  • V-LINK Belting (Trade Publication), 493
  • Vacuum Chamber for High-Altitude Laboratory for Testing Aircraft Cabin-Pressure Systems, 699*
  • — Cleaner, for Radioactive Dust for Atomic
  • Energy Research Establishment (Hoover, Ltd.), 645*
  • — Cleaning, Industrial (Trade Publication),
  • 657
  • — Forming Machine for Moulding Plastics
  • Sheet (Latymer Engineering Co.), 774*
  • Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., Cinema Film, “Story of Coryton,” 85; Grease Plant at Birkenhead Works, 121*
  • — and Pressure Impregnation (Trade Pub
  • lication), 621
  • — Tube. See X-Rays; Radio; Valves, Radio;
  • Valves, Thermionic
  • Valve, “ Brightray ” Nickel-Chromium Alloy Coated, Use in Diesel Engines Running on Boiler Oil, 384*
  • Valve Control, for “ Snarler ” Rocket Motor, 317
  • Two-Way, “ K.C.” for Bulk-Material Handling (Dallow Lambert and Co., Ltd.), 377*
  • — Diaphragm, Electrically-Operated (Saunders
  • Valve Co., Ltd.), §00
  • — Positioner for Overcoming Friction of
  • Diaphragm-Motor Control Valve (Sunvic Controls, Ltd.), 796*
  • — Pump Delivery, “ Rotovalve,” for Ashford
  • Common Pumping Station (Harland Engineering Co., Ltd.), 740*
  • — Radio (Edison Swan Electric Co., Ltd.), 567 (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 567 (Mullard, Ltd.), 567
  • “ KT 55 ” Beam Tetrode (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 665
  • Double-Triode, Long-Life (Mullard, Ltd.), 143
  • Special-Quality, Cinema Film on (Mullard, Ltd.), 739
  • Triode, Corona, Use as Loudspeaker (D. M. Tombs), 669*
  • — Relief, in Glass (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Stop (Trade Publication), 657
  • — Thermionic, Historical Collection of, 25
  • — and Valve Gear. See also Engines
  • “ Vampire ” Aircraft with Experimental Porous Wing Skin Section, 250*
  • van Iterson, Dr. F., on Thick-Walled Cylinders under Internal Pressure, 261, 520. See 80*, 114*. See LETTERS, 230, 293, 488, 520, 555*, 654
  • Vanadium Pentoxide Attack on Gas-Turbine Alloys, Effect of Composition on Resistance to, 722
  • Metal-Oxide Systems, Liquidus of, and Mechanism of Accelerated Attack on Metals by Vanadium Pentoxide, 722
  • Vandaghen, A., on Use of Spectrograph in Facilitating Maintenance of Diesel Locomotives, 749
  • Variable-Speed Gear. See Gear
  • Varley Pumps and Engineering, Ltd., Unearthing of Monument where Caesar Crossed Thames, 585. See LETTER, 717
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Annual Report, 423 Venezuela, Compania Shell Control Desk, Four-Channel Mixer for Television Recording, 672*
  • — Economic Conditions in, by R. S. Scrivener
  • (Book), 754
  • Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Plant for
  • S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Thermotank, Ltd.), 354
  • — and Heating Engineers, Institution of.
  • See Heating
  • — in Industry, by G. A. Williams (Book), 76 Verbundbauweise, Ergebnisse der Versuche und
  • Messungen auf dem Gebiet der (Book), 526 Verbundkonstruktionen, Betrachtungen uber Theorie und Anwendung von, by K. Sattler (Book), 526
  • Vere Engineering Co., Ltd., “ Bartrev ” Chip-Board from Wood Waste, 168
  • Verity Films, Ltd., Cinema Film, “ Story of Coryton,” 85
  • Vermiculite, Insulating Material, Exfoliated (Trade Publication), 721
  • “ Vertoil ” Oil Pumps, Electrically-Driven, for
  • S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Drysdale and Co.), 350*
  • Vessels Under Construction, Lloyd’s Statistics, 130, 518
  • Vetry, Ltd., “ Anderson ” Ruling Pen with Reservoir Handle, 676
  • “ Vexilla,” M.S., Oil Tanker, Launch of, 66 Viaduct. See Bridges
  • Vibration, Torsional, of Geared Marine- Turbine Drives, Electrical Analogue for Examination of, 391, 404*
  • Vibrator for Compaction of Concrete, 693*
  • — Variable-Frequency (Goodmans Industries,
  • Ltd.), 477
  • “ Vibro-Insulators ” for Mounting of 300- b.h.p. Oil Engine for Rail Traction (British Tyre and Rubber Co’., Ltd.), 379
  • Vibrofounds, Ltd., “ Vibroflot ” Machine for
  • Compacting Granular Soils, 648* Vice. See Machine Tools
  • Vichnievsky, R., on Some Problems in Connection with Use of Oil Fuels for Railway Traction, 784
  • Vickers Ltd., Diamond-Indentor Hardness Tester, 26*; Annual Report, 714
  • Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., “ Clearomatic” Two- Speed Epicyclic Clutch, 57*; Launch of Oil Tanker “ Esso Exeter,” 66; Production of “ Viscount ” Propeller-Turbine Air Liner at Hurn Factory, 164*; Three-Pass Two-Shell Boilers for Roosecote Power Station, 706; Radio-Control System for Ship Models, 732*; Single-Stage Propeller Pumps for Low-Lift Plant at Ashford Common Pumping Station, 741*
  • “ Vidento ” Progress Control Indicator (Archimedes-Diehl-Machine Co., Ltd.), 414*
  • Viewer, Stereoscopic (Trade Publication), 41 Virtual Work, Theorem of, 339
  • Visco Engineering Co., Ltd., Air Conditioning and Fume Removal (Trade Publication), 589
  • Viscose Research Laboratory of Courtaulds, Ltd., 708*
  • “Viscount” Propeller-Turbine Air Liner, Production at Hurn Factory of Vickers- Armstrongs Ltd.,, 164*
  • Vivian, A. C., on Detecting Leaks in Buried Pipelines, 375*
  • Voith-Schneider Propeller for Oil Tanker “ B.P. Haulier,” 578*
  • Vokes, Ltd., Silencer for Westland S.55 “Whirlwind” Helicopter, 217*; Paper “ Absolute ” Air Filter for Very Fine Dusts, 607*
  • Volkswagen Factories, Germany, Extension of, 131
  • Voltmeter for Measurement of Transients from 5 to 35,000 volts (Oliver Pell Control, Ltd.), 506*
  • Vorlesungen fiber Baustatik, Vol. II: Statisch unbestiipmte Systeme, by F. Stfissi (Book), 558
  • “ VTOL ” Bell, Aircraft, Jet-Lift. 632* Aircraft, Vertical-Take-Off, Design Aspects of, 737*
  • WADDINGTON, G., and Son, Ltd., “ Furno ” Industrial Gloves (Trade Publication), 657 Wadkin, Ltd., Experimental Double-Arm
  • Radial Router, 111*; Heavy-Duty, Radial-Arm Router with Overhead Template, 111*; Skin-Milling Machine for Light Alloys, 112*
  • Wages. See Labour
  • Waggott, W. H., the Late, 230
  • Wagons, Motor. See Motor Vehicles; Tractors
  • — Railway, British Railways Building Pro gramme, 204* for Bulk Materials, Optimum Sizes for, by Dr. H. R. Mills, 327, 347*. See LETTER, 751
  • 24.5-ton. Coal Hopper, British, 347* 60-ton, Coal Saddle, German, 348*
  • — — Four-Axle, British, 349*
  • 27-ton, Iron-Ore, Tippler, British, 347* 50-ton, Lightweight (Corten) Hopper, American, 348*
  • in Modernisation Plans for British Railways, 102, 584. See 34, 98, 194, 202*, 581, 586
  • 70-ton, Ore Hopper, American, 348* 60-ton, Ore Saddle, Belgian, 348* Three-Axle, Swedish, 349*
  • — Tank, for Carrying Weed-Killer, for
  • British Railways (Chipman Chemical Co., Ltd.), 509*
  • — Tipplers for Willoughby Lane Gasworks
  • (Fraser and Chalmers Engineering Works), 806
  • Wales, South, Avon Colliery, Electric Winding Gear for, 186*
  • Electricity Board, Conference on Electronics in Industry and Commerce, 168 Walker, J., and Co., Ltd., “Twinset” Packing for Hydraulic Rams, 153*. See LETTERS, 261,‘293, 36.1. See Erratum, 234
  • Walker, T., on Engineering Aspects of Heavy-* Section Rolling Mills, 429
  • Wallace, H. W., and Co., Ltd., “ Hardgrove ” Grinding Machine for Coal Samples, 88*
  • Wallace and Tiernan, Ltd., Waterborne Diseases (Trade Publication), 335
  • Wallace, Sir W., on Stabilisation of Ships,118*
  • Walles, K. F. A., on Relationships between Long- and Short-Time Creep and Tensile Properties of a Commercial Alloy, 692
  • Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co., Ltd., Oil-Burning installation for S.S. “Southern Cross,” 352
  • Wansdyke Security, Ltd., Underground Bomb- Proof Depository for Storage of Records, 383*
  • Warfare, Naval. See Warships
  • — Use of Aircraft in. See Aeronautics Warmetechnische Messwesen in Dampfkraft werken und Industriebetrieben, by A. Ketnath (Book), 558

Warships:

  • Aviation, Naval. See Aeronautics
  • Gas-Turbine Engines for Naval Ships Compared, 345*
  • H. M. Air-Direction Frigate “ Chichester,” Launch of, 630
  • — Aircraft Carrier “ Ark Royal,” Acceptance Trials of, 315
  • Carriers, Steam Launching Catapults for, 151*
  • — Anti-Aircraft Frigate “ Leopard,” Launch of, 705
  • Submarine Frigate “ Murray,” Launch of, 308
  • — — Submarine Frigate “ Scarborough,”
  • Launcn of, 538
  • — Coastal Minesweeper “ Dunkerton,” Trial Trip of, 667
  • Minesweeper “ Kildarton,” Launch of, 771
  • — — Minesweeper “ Penston,” Launch
  • of, 734
  • — Fast-Replenishment Oil Tanker “ Tide Austral,” Delivery of, 800
  • — Minesweeper “ Jackton,” Launch of, 332
  • “ Leverton,” Launch of, 308
  • “ Rendlesham,” Launch of, 380 “ Riplingham,” Launch of, 110
  • — Navy, “ General List ” Postings and Changes in Rank Distinctions, 291
  • New Titles for Naval Ratings, 385 H.M.S. “ Pheasant,” Denny-Brown Stabilisers of, 119*
  • H.M. Seaward Defence Boat “ Beckford,” Launch of, 667
  • — — Defence Boat “ Kingsford,” Launch
  • of, 508
  • — Submarine “ Excalibur,” Launch of, 308
  • Naval Aeronautics. See Aeronautics
  • Navy Estimates, British, 291
  • Peruvian Navy, Oil Tanker “ Sechura,” Trials of, 285*
  • Submarine, Tests of Diesel Engine for, 145 United States Destroyer “ Timmerman,” with Experimental Propelling Machinery, 481
  • Submarine “ Sea Wolf,” 1,300-ton, Removal into Test Sphere, 477*
  • See also Naval
  • Warstock Works of Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 54*
  • Waste Liquor, Black, from Pulping Process, Recovery Unit for (Combustion-Engineering Superheater Co., Inc.), 756*
  • Water Conditioning for Industry, by S. T. Powell (Review), 234
  • — Cooling Systems of Internal-Combustion
  • Engines, Prevention of Scale and Corrosion in, 301
  • — — Systems, “ Micromet ” Treatment of
  • (Trade Publication), 493
  • — Engineer’s Handbook, 1955 (Book), 657
  • — Filters. See Filters
  • Water Friction. See Hydrodynamics
  • — Grid for National Water Supply, Suggestion
  • for, 619
  • — Heaters. See Feed
  • — Industrial, Manual on (Book), 366
  • Resources of Canada, Great Lakes Drainage Basin, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 266
  • — Pollution Research Laboratory, Annual
  • Report, 598
  • — Power. See Hydraulic; Pelton Wheel; Power
  • Plant; Power, Water; Turbine, Hydraulic
  • — Repeller, “ Impervion,” Silicon (Solignum,
  • Ltd.), 55
  • — Resources, Industrial, Canada, Fraser River
  • Drainage Basin, by J. F. J. Thomas (Book), 137
  • — Sea, Strainers for, at Fawley Refinery
  • (Royles, Ltd.), 704*
  • — Softener, Base-Exchange, for Roosecote
  • Power Station (Permutit Co., Ltd.), 707
  • — Sorption in Polystyrene and Cellulose
  • Triacetate, by A. G. Day (Book), 76
  • — Supply Congress and Exhibition, London,
  • Programme,, 304
  • Glasgow, Implementation of Glen Finglas Scheme, 232
  • — of Greater London, by Dr. H. W. Dickinson (Book), 41; (Review), 75
  • — in London Area, 51st Report of Metropolitan Water Board, 165
  • — Trade, “ Master ” Meters for (G. Kent, Ltd.), 286*
  • — and Waste-Water Disposal, by G. M. Fair, J. C. Geyer and J. C. Morris (Review), 234
  • See also Irrigation
  • — Treatment (Trade Publication), 754
  • — Tube Boiler. See Boiler
  • — Turbines. See Turbines, Hydraulic; Pelton
  • Wheel; Power Plant
  • — Waste, Disposal, and Water Supply, by
  • G. M. Fair, J. C. Geyer and J. C. Morris (Review), 234
  • — Wheels at Bakewell Factory of D. P.
  • Battery Co., Ltd., Replacement by Water Turbine, 684*
  • See Pelton Wheel; Turbine, Hydraulic; Power Plant
  • Waterborne Diseases (Trade Publication), 335 Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen’s Union, Wage Demands by, 127, 191. See 711
  • Waterways. See Rivers; Canals
  • Waterworks. See Water Supply
  • Watkinson, FI., Views on Importance of Skill in Industry, 483; Views on Value of Industrial Engineering, 483; on Possible Government Action on Unofficial Strikes, 615
  • Watson, S. J., on Short-Time Creep-Relaxation Tests, 565*
  • Watson, T. F., on Low-Friction Fluid Seals, .293. See 153*. See LETTERS, 261, 361. See Addendum, 234
  • Watt International Medal, Award to Dr.
  • I. I. Sikorsky, 121
  • Wattmeter. See Electric
  • Wave Drag in Linearised Supersonic Flow, by G. N. Ward (Book), 589
  • — Radio, Cheyenne Mountain Experiments,
  • by A. D. Barsis, J. W. Herbstreit and K. O. Hornberg (Book), 298
  • Propagation of, Research on, 698 Wax-Injection Machines for Precision Casting, 22*
  • Wear of Chromium-Plated Cylinder in Diesel Engine, 145
  • — Cylinder-Liner, in Diesel-Engined Cargo
  • Vessel, 150*
  • Weatherfoil Heating Systems, Ltd., “ Dravo Counterflo ” Industrial Space Heaters, 89*
  • Weatherill, F. E., Ltd., “ Epping AutoShunter ” Shunting Tractor (Trade Publication), 493
  • Web, Spider’s, Construction of, Exhibits at Royal Society Exhibition, 684
  • Weddell, Dr. A. G. McD., on Anatomical and Physiological Aspects of Machine Design, 457
  • Weddle, M., on Liquidus of Metal-Oxide/ V2O5 Systems and Mechanism of Accelerated Attack on Metals by Vanadium Pentoxide, 722
  • Weed-Killing Unit, Mobile, 15,000-gall. Capacity, for British Railways (Chipman Chemical Co., Ltd.), 509*
  • Weekly Survey, 2, 34, 66, 98, 130, 162, 194, 226, 258, 290, 326, 358, 390, 422, 454, 486, 518, 550, 582, 614, 650. 682, 714, 746, 778
  • Weigher and Totaliser, Automatic, for Colliery Tub (H. Pooley and Son, Ltd.), 156*. See LETTERS, 293, 361
  • Weighing Machines, Industrial (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 541
  • — and Mixing, Automatic Control Applied
  • to, 780
  • Weights and Measures, United States National Conference on, Report (Book), 137
  • Weiner, Dr. J. S., on Environment and Performance, 456
  • Weir, G. and J., Ltd., Pumps for Peruvian Oil Tanker “Sechura,” 285; Condensers for
  • S.S. “Southern Cross,” 350*; Close-Feed System for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 352; Annual Report, 614
  • — Lecture Hall, Institution of Naval Archi
  • tects, Inauguration of, 424*, 482
  • Welbourn, D. B., on Theory of Relativity, 588. See 517, 522*
  • Weldall and Assembly Works of Triplex Safety Glass Co..., Ltd.,, 54*
  • Welded Pipelines, Detection of Leaks in, 375*
  • — Ships, Notch-Tough Steel for, Research on,
  • 328. See 325
  • “ Weldex ” Air Pre-Heaters for Boilers of
  • S.S. “ Southern Cross ” (Wellington Tube Works, Ltd.), 352
  • Welding Anti-Spatter Paint (Arc Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 59
  • — “ Argonaut ” Process for, Application to
  • Carbon Steels, 211; Cinema Film on (British Oxygen Co. Ltd.), 357. See LETTER, 425
  • Welding Electrodes, Pocket Guide to (Trade Publication), 233
  • — for Engineers, by H. Udin, E. R. Funk and
  • J. Wulff (Book), 175; (Review), 395
  • — Equipment for Deposition of “ Stellite ” on
  • Teeth of Band-Saws, 443*. See LETTER, 520
  • — and Fabricating Equipment, Directory of
  • (Book), 9
  • — Machine for End-Flanges on Motor-Car
  • Rear-Axle Castings (A.l Electric Welding Machines, Ltd.), 441*
  • -— Metal-Arc, Covered Electrodes for, Specification, 233
  • — Metals under Water, Developments in, 461
  • — Research Association, British, Summer
  • School of Welding, 150
  • Laboratory of Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., 277*
  • — Resistance, Controllers for (Trade Publica
  • tion), 76
  • Machine for Longitudinal and Circumferential Seams (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 712*
  • — Rig fof Positioning Pipes and Drums,
  • “ Trac Tred ” (D. Ross and Partners, Ltd.), 190*
  • — Shop for Acton Works of London Trans
  • port Executive, 188*
  • — Stud and Arc, Transformer-Rectifier Power
  • Unit for (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 418*
  • on Small Curved Surfaces, Jig for (Crompton Parkinson, Ltd.), 704*
  • Welding Supervision, Ltd., Hydraulic Testing Machine for Mobile Laboratory, 88*
  • — Torch, Oxy-Acetylene, with Metal-Powder
  • Attachments for Deposition of Hard- Facing Alloys (Dewrance and Co., Ltd.), 773*
  • — Transformer (Trade Publication), 76 Wellington Tube Works, Ltd., “ Weldex ”
  • Air Pre-Heaters for Boilers of S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 352
  • Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corporation, Ltd., Design of Open-Hearth Furnaces, 144
  • Welmec Corporation, Ltd., A.E.G. Manual (Book), 428
  • Welwyn Electrical Laboratories, Ltd., Resistor Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 569
  • West, A., and Co., Ltd., “ PSC4D ” Circuit- Breaker with Plug-in Contactor Unit, 381; Control Gear for Pumping Plant (Trade Publication), 559; Electrical Control Equipment for Coal-Preparation Plant at Lynemouth Colliery, 599
  • West, Dr. E. G., on Manufacture of Integral Structures, 145. See 68, 104
  • — of Scotland Iron and Steel Institute. See
  • Iron and Steel
  • Western Express Running, Fifty Years of, by O. S. Nock (Book), 396
  • Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co., Ltd., Rectifier Exhibits at Radio Component Show, 568, 569
  • Westland Aircraft, Ltd., “ Whirlwind ” S.55 Helicopter, Silencer for, 217*; Conversion of “ Meteor ” Aircraft for Investigations on Downward Deflection of Jets, 250*, 331 Weston, C., and Co., Ltd., Oil Seals (Trade Publication), 589
  • Weston, R. MeV., Collection of Thermionic Valves, 25
  • “ Weyroc ” Chip-Board from Wood Waste (The Airscrew Co. and Jicwood, Ltd.), 168
  • Whale, Method of Hearing of, Exhibits at Royal Society Exhibition, 684
  • Wharf, Coal, Chelmsford, Coote and Warren’s, Mechanised Handling Plant at, 120*
  • — Prestressed Fender Structures for, Singapore,
  • Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd., 21
  • Wharton Crane and Hoist Co., Ltd., 2-ton Overhead Crane for Welding Shop of Acton Works of London Transport Executive, 188*
  • Wheatstone Bridge. See Electric
  • Wheels, Conveyor Pulley (Trade Publication), 138
  • — Disc, Portable Electric Grinding Machines
  • for (Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd.), 444*
  • — Gear. See Gears; Gearing; Marine Propul
  • sion
  • — Water, at Bakewell Factor of D.P. Battery
  • Co. Ltd., History of, 684*
  • Whessoe, Ltd., Stress-Relieving of 400-ton Reactor Casing by Internal Heating, 444; Motor Tanker for Transport of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Under Pressure, 602*
  • Whillock, R. E., on Safety Requirements for Fire Protection in Oil-Fired Boiler Installations, 730
  • Whinfield, J. R., Discovery of Terylene, 124
  • Whipp and Bourne, Ltd., Switchgear for S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 354
  • “ Whipper ” Petrol-Driven Chain Saw (Trade Publication), 297
  • Whirl in Journal Bearings, 243*. See 227
  • — Oil, in Bearings, 237*.See 227
  • “ Whirlfire ” Gas Turbine for American Motor Omnibus, 438*
  • “ Whirlwind ” Helicopter, Westland S.55, Silencer for, 217*
  • White;, A. S., on Chemical Engineering Research, 361
  • — Fish Authority, Experimental Plant for
  • Quick-Freezing of Fish at Sea, 475*
  • White, Sir W. H., Portrait at Institute of Metals, 134
  • “ Whitewash and Flour,” Northampton Engineering College versus London School of Economics, 227
  • Whittaker, D., on Calorimeter Building for Research on Domestic Heating at Fuel Research Station, 470*
  • Whitwick Colliery, Automatic Weigher and Totaliser at, 156*. See LETTER, 293, 361
  • Whitworth Society, 30th Annual Commemoration Meeting and Dinner, 362
  • Who’s Who in the Motor Industry (Book), 526 Wickham Engineering Co., Ltd., Mobile Hoist (Trade Publication), 559
  • Wiggin, H., and Co., Ltd., “ Brightray H” Nickel-Chromium Alloy for High-Temperature Furnace Resistors, 381; “Brightray ” Nickel-Chromium Alloy for Coating Diesel Engine Valves when Running on Boiler Oil, 384* ; Equipment for Production of Nickel by Powder-Metallurgy Process, 568; Nickel and Nickel Alloys (Trade Publication), 657
  • Wild, M. B., and Co., Ltd., Man-Carrying Centrifuge at Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, 662*
  • Wilkins and Mitchell, Ltd., Press, Hot-Brass, Production of Cored Stampings on, 417*
  • Wilkinson, J., on Separation Plant for Town Refuse at Worthing, 490
  • Wilkinson Rubber Linatex, Ltd., “ Flexadux ” Plastics Ducting for Mine Workings, 181*
  • Williams, Dr. G. I., on Pseudo-Binary Phase Sections between Laves Phases in Ternary Alloys of Uranium, 562
  • Williams and James (Engineers), Ltd., AirCompressor Plant for Belgian Aircraft Factory, 665
  • Williams, K. R., on Running-in of Engines; Choice of Cylinder-Bore Finish, 270. See Erratum, 338
  • Williams, Dr. T. E. H., on Particle Interference in Gap-Graded Aggregates in Vibrated Concrete, 693*
  • Williams, Dr. T. J., on Design of Apparatus for Metering Pulsating Flow, 133. See 17*. See LETTERS, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • Williamson, D. T. N., on Automatic Control of Machine Tools, 780
  • Williamson, J., and Partners, 120-MW Power Station at Roosecote, 706*
  • Williamson, L. CL, the Late.; 200
  • Williamson, T., on Dangers of Unofficial Strikes, 776
  • Willington “A” Power Station, Television Equipment at, 158*
  • Willoughby Lane Gasworks, Tottenham, Prestressed-Concrete Conveyor Gantries, 58*; Extensions to. 805*
  • Wilson; J. S., the Late, 718*
  • Wilson, L., on Disseminating Technical information, 229; See 65. See LETTER, 100
  • Wilton, Terylene Production Plant, Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., 99, 124*
  • Wimpey, G., Ltd., “ Euclid ” Rear-Dumping Trucks (Trade Publication), 201; Prefabricated Television Station at Baghdad, 450*
  • Wind, Energy from by E. W. Golding, 433*
  • — Machine at Costa Hill, Orkney, 434
  • at Prae Wood, 371*. See 359
  • — Tunnels. See Aeronautics
  • Winding Engine, Colliery, 11-kV Air-Break Stator Reverser for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 732
  • — Gear, Electric, Alternating-Current Motor
  • for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 186*
  • — Stator, Direct-Current Testing of, 369, 390 Windmill, Boxford, Annular Sail for, 39*
  • — English, by R. Wailes (Review), 39 Window Frames of Pressed Metal (H. Hope &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 642*
  • Windscale Atomic Energy Station, 59*
  • Winn, C., and Co., Ltd., Stop Valves (Trade Publication), 657
  • Winnacker, Prof. K., on the Chemical Engineer in Plant Operation and Management, 360 Winston Electronics Ltd., Spectrographic Monitor for Toxic-Dust Concentrates, 89*; New Factory at Shepperton, 89
  • Wires, Large-Diameter, for Use in Prestressed- Concrete Beams (R. Johnson and Nephew, Ltd.), 405.*
  • — and Rod, Aluminium and Copper, Heat-
  • Treatment and Finishing Operations in Production of, 497, 529
  • Wireless Telegraphy. See Radio
  • — Telephony. See Radio
  • Wiring, Solderless, Connection (Trade Publication), 138
  • Witter, W., the Late, 586
  • Wohler’s Tests. See Fatigue Under Tests (Materials')
  • Wolf Electric Tools, Ltd., Portable Electric Grinding Machines for Disc Wheels, 444*; Heavy-Duty High-Speed Portable Grinding Machine, 640
  • Wolff, H. W., on Miniature Circuit-Breakers, 143
  • Wolseley Engineering, Ltd., Pressure-Operated Gas-Flow Regulator, 604*
  • Wolverson, W. A., on British Developments in International Telecommunications, 426 Women Workers. See Labour
  • Wood, H.. and Co., Ltd., Prestressed-Concrete Conveyor Gantries, 58*:; Conveyor for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806*
  • Wood, W. J. H., the Late, 294
  • Wood Waste, Supplies and Uses of, 168
  • — Wool, Specification, 138 Woodall-Duckham Construction Co., Ltd.,
  • Carbonising Plant for Willoughby Lane Gasworks, 806*
  • Woodfield Hoist and Associated Industries, Ltd., Universal, Self-Erecting Pile Driver with 100-ft. Telescopic Leader, 666*
  • Woods of Colchester, Ltd., Silencer for Fans, 53*; Transparent Charts for Solving Engineering Problems.1, 762*
  • Woods, J. V., on Frequency Converter (Trade Publication), 233
  • Woodward-Nutt, A. E., on Aircraft Design Problems and Trends, 68
  • Woodward, T. G., on Specifications and Tolerances of Sheet Metals, 322
  • Wool, Wood, Specification, 138
  • Woollam, J. P. V., On Post-Graduate Training Schemes, 360
  • Woollard, F. G., on History of Automatic Operation, 780. See 713
  • Woolley, Dr. R. L., on Twinning and UnTwinning in Polycrystalline Magnesium, 563
  • Work Study, Specialised Training in Field of (Book), 428
  • in Theory and Practice (Book), 657 Working Population, Statistics of, 287, 355
  • Workmen. See Labour

Works:

  • Acton Works of London Transport Executive, New Welding Shop for, 188*
  • of D. Napier and Son, Ltd., Test Rig for Testing English-Electric-Sund-strand Constant-Speed Drive for Aircraft, 216*
  • Bakewell Factory of D.P. Battery Co., Ltd., Replacement of Water Wheels by Water Turbine, 684*
  • Banbury Works of Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd., Modernisation Scheme for, 342
  • Birkenhead Works of Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., Grease Plant at, 121*
  • Coventry Works of A. Herbert, Ltd., New Measuring Room at, 380*
  • Dusseldorf Factory of Schiess A.G., Rebuilding of, 688
  • Edmonton Plant Department, British Oxygen Engineering; Ltd., 99, 122*
  • Engineering Works, Employment of Women. See Labour
  • Gasworks. See Gasworks
  • Hurn Factory of Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., “ Viscount ” Production at, 164*
  • Iron and Steel Works, Effect of Integration on Fuel Economy in, 106
  • Lackenby Works of Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., Lighting at, 281*
  • Oberkochen Factory of Carl Zeiss, 34
  • Peterlee Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., 251*
  • Signalling Apparatus for Use in Works (Trade Publication), 76
  • South Morden Milk Pasteurising and Bottling Plant of Express Dairy Co., Ltd., 608*
  • Steelworks, Mission to India to Advise on Establishment of, 391
  • — Model of, Science Museum, 134*
  • Team Valley Works of Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., Test Plant for Pumps at, 742
  • Warstock Works of Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 54*
  • Weldall and Assembly Works of Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 54*.
  • — See also Factories
  • Works Management, Conference on Managing Small Firms, Harrogate, Programme, 321 Industrial Management (Book), 175 Recruitment and Training of Men
  • Intended for Management (Review), 365
  • — Managers, Institution of, Conference of, 483
  • — Transport, Conference on, Proceedings
  • (Book), 298
  • Workshop Drawings, How to Read, by W. Longland (Book), 526
  • — Episcope for Visual or Photographic Work in (C. F. Smith), 413*
  • — Furniture, “ Steelpact ” (Trade Publication), 559
  • — for Manufacture of High-Precision Aero foils - and Wing Models at National Physical Laboratory, 731*
  • — Shell-Roofed, Pre-Cast Concrete, Kingston-upon-Hull, 56*
  • — Training. See Education
  • — See also Works; Machine Tools
  • World Bank, Development of Investment Activities of, Formation of International Finance Corporation, 518; Loan to Finance Communications in East Africa, 358
  • — Directory of Oil Engine and Gas Turbine
  • Manufacturers (Book), 366
  • — Power Conference, International Commission on Large Dams, Paris Congress, 262; Vienna Meeting, 1956, Programme, 168. See Erratum, 249
  • — Railways, 1954-55 (Book), 9
  • Worthing, Separation Plant for Town Refuse at, 490
  • Wrench, “Britool ” (Jenks Brothers, Ltd.), 542
  • Wright, G. H., on Technical College Library Assistance to Industrial Firms, 100, 293. See 65, 132, 326. See LETTERS, 100, 229, 330, 459
  • — Memorial Lecture on Control of Flight, 652
  • Wright and Platt, Ltd., Dispute Over Shop Steward, 95
  • Wright, W. and O., Papers of, by M. W. McFarland (Review), 40
  • Writing, Technical, Awards for, by Radio Industry Council, 332
  • Wrotham, Radio Transmitting Station, Very-High-Frequency, of British Broadcasting Corporation, 332, 582, 609
  • Wrought Non-Ferrous Metals Industry, Review of Productivity in (Book), 76
  • Wyre Trawlers, Ltd., Replacement of Oil Trawlers with Diesel-Powered Types, 746
  • X-RAYS, Applied, by G. L. Clark (Book), 558 Diffraction Powder Patterns by H. E. Swanson, R. K. Fuyat and G. M. Ugrinic (Book), 558
  • Diffractometer (Trade Publication), 267
  • Diffractometer, Recording (Hilger and Watts, Ltd.), 505*
  • Intensifying Tube for Industrial Applications (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 513
  • Research on, 15-MeV Linear Accelerator for, 646*
  • Units (Trade Publication), 657
  • Unit, 300-kV (Trade Publication), 754
  • Xzit (G.B.), Ltd., “ Serviron ” Aluminium-Pigment Coating for Prevention of Corrosion, 774
  • Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Hand-Operated Hydraulic Fork-Lift Platform and Pallet Truck, 574; Electrically- Driven, 3-speed Tractor, 574*
  • Yarns, Nylon (Trade Publication), 559
  • — Worsted, Production, New Factory of J. Ambler, Ltd., at Peterlee, 251*
  • Yarrow and Co., Ltd., Water-Tube Boilers for
  • S.S. “ Southern Cross,” 352*; Boilers for Roosecote Power Station, 706
  • Year Book, Exporters’, 1955 (Book), 366 Kempe’s Engineer’s, 1955 (Book), 201 Mechanical World, 1955 (Book), 105 Mechanical World, Electrical, 1955 (Book), 106
  • Year Book, Plastics, British, 1955 (Book), 689 Yelland, East, 180-MW Power Station at, 534*
  • “ Yeoman, Howard Rotavator ” Cultivator, Attachments for (Rotary Hoes, Ltd.), 603*
  • Yorkshire Electric Transformer Co., Ltd.,
  • Transformers for Skelton Grange Power Station, 512
  • — Mining Industry, Strike in, 611, 647
  • Young, A. J., on Automatic Control Applied to Process Industries, 780
  • Young’s Modulus. See Elastic Modulus Young, W. A., the Late, 72
  • Youths, Employment in Underground Mining,
  • Yugoslavia, Prospects of Exporting Electric Power from, Report on, 494*
  • ZAMBESI River, Kariba and Kafue Hydro-Electric Schemes, 290
  • Zanzibar, Saateni, Power Station at, 450
  • Zarek, Dr. J. M., on Metering Pulsating Flow, 17*. See LETTERS, 133, 229, 330, 459, 717
  • “ Zborowski ” Coleopter Aircraft, 632*
  • Zeiss, C., Factory at Oberkochen, 34
  • Zerny Engineering Co., Ltd., “Dualok”
  • Key-less Pulley (Trade Publication), 559
  • “ Zig-Zag ” Grate for Shell Boilers, 480*
  • Zinc, Deformation of, at High Temperatures, 563
  • — Development Association, European Bulletins, First Issue, 59; Third International Conference on Hot-Dip Galvanising at Oxford (Book), 266
  • — and Lead Smelting and Refining in United States (Book), 428
  • — Polycrystalline, Pure, in Tension, Cleavage Fracture of, 563
  • — Production of, by Imperial Smelting Corporation, 746
  • — Sprayed, Protection of Iron and Steel by British Standard on, 500
  • — Wholesale Prices, 42*
  • Zirconium-Uranium Alloys, Constitution of, 563

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