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Engineering 1958 Jul-Dec: Index
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INDEX

  • A.40 Motor Car (Austin), 470, 531
  • Aas-Jakobsen, A., Proceedings of Second Symposium on Concrete Shell Roof Construction (review), 91
  • AB Separator (Stockholm), 75th anniversary, 72
  • Abbey Works. See Steel Co. of Wales
  • Abbot, R. A. S., on steam motor, 768
  • A.B.C. of Atomic Energy, by Sir C. Hinton (booklet), 170
  • Aberconway, Lord, on John Brown Group, 293
  • Aberdare Cables, Ltd., twenty-first anniversary of electric cable manufacturing, 774
  • Abidjan project for power from the sea, 104
  • Able I, U.S. lunar probe, 294
  • Abramsen straightening machines, 626-629
  • Abramson, N., Introduction to Dynamics of Airplanes (book), 247
  • Abrasives, coated—modem tool of industry (book), 777
  • — Manufacturers’ Institute, Coated. See Coated
  • Absolute zero, research near, 678
  • Abstract and information service of British Plastics Federation, 681
  • — Publication, Vacuum, of Edwards High Vacuum, 577
  • — System in Poland, 692
  • Accelerator, fixed-field alternating-gradient, Midwestern Universities research, 540
  • — Heating, glandless, Plumett (Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 652
  • — High-energy, table of, 539
  • — Linear, at Stanford University, 539
  • — Particle, at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324
  • — Plasma ring (CERN), 236
  • — in U.K., 540
  • — in U.S., developments, 539
  • — Van de Graaff (High Voltage Engineering Corp.), 326
  • — See also Microtron; Syncrotron, etc. Accelerometer, use in submarine navigation, 238
  • Access Equipment, Ltd., mobile Zip-Up staging, 367; “ Bicep ” hydraulically-operated lifting table, 756
  • Accidents, atomic reactors, 375 Reactors, health hazards in, 764
  • — Building industry, 691 Industry, fall in, 405
  • — at Calder Hall atomic power station, board of enquiry on, 301
  • — in civil-engineering industry, 691
  • — Collisions at sea, international regulations for prevention of, call for revision of, 271
  • — Electric shock, in the home, 288 Shock, step-down transformers for reduction of risk of, 456
  • — Electrical, in the home, 288
  • — Factory, annual report of Chief Inspector of Factories, 1957 (review), 405
  • — Heavy goods vehicles, discussion in Parliament on, £35
  • — Motor cycle, injuries study in, 467
  • — Radiation, at Argonne National Laboratory, 540
  • At Boris Kidrifi Research Institute, 540, 39.3
  • — and radioactive waste disposal, radiation from, 240
  • — Railway, by J. F. Perrin, 195
  • Lewisham, by K. F. H. Murrell, 195-6. See LETTER, 259
  • Lewisham, Comment on report on, 129. See LETTERS, 195-6, 259, 395
  • — Road, motor-cyclists’ injuries study, 467
  • - Road Research Laboratory investigations into, by Dr. H. J. H. Starks, 466
  • United States investigations into, 466
  • — Tanker-vehicle, discussion in Parliament on, 735
  • — See also Explosions
  • Accles and Pollock, Ltd., ultra-high-tensile steel tubing, 448
  • Accountants as directors, 630
  • Accounting machine, Audit 322, with automatic tape punch (British Olivetti), 690
  • — IBM 421, for Kardomah, Ltd., 668 Accumulator-powered electric shaver (AEG), 524
  • — See also Battery
  • Accurene polyester-based photographic film (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 847
  • “ Accurex ” static excitation system for marine auxiliary alternators (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 5
  • ACD Co., Forth road bridge, 687
  • ACE-Bomag road compacting machines with twin vibrating rollers (A.C.E. Machinery, Ltd), 192
  • ACE digital computer at NPL, 778
  • A.C.E. Machinery, Ltd., powered winch for mechanised coal depot, 124; ACE-Bomag road compacting machines with twin vibrating rollers, 192; “ Puller ” haulage winch, 597
  • ACF Industries, Inc., demonstration nuclear power plant at Elk River, 45
  • Achema exhibition (Frankfurt), radioactive isotope techniques of UKAEA, 14; model of Siemens pressurised-water nuclear reactor and panel, 14
  • Acheson Colloids, Ltd., colloidal molybdenum disulphide for treatment of hand file surfaces, 145
  • Acieries Reunies de Burbach-Eich-Dudelange. See ARBED
  • Acme-Gridley automatic six-spindle lathe (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 365
  • “ Acostereo ” crystal pick-up cartridge for stereophonic reproduction (Cosmocord, Ltd.), 328
  • Acoustic ceiling, “ Dampa ” (Hurseal, Ltd.), 556
  • — Waves in coal, 179
  • Acrow Engineers Group, position and prospects of, 633
  • Acrow (Engineers), Ltd., low-draught dredger using venturi suction, 659
  • Acrylic one-coat stoving enamel F664-line, Dulux (I.C.I.), 144
  • Acts of Parliament. See under specific Acts
  • Actuator, electrically controlled air/hydraulic operated, for linear movement (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • ACV Sales, Ltd., “ Dumptruk ” dumping truck, 596
  • Ad. Auriema, Inc., automatic high-power voltage regulators, 529; miniature soldering iron, 784
  • Adamant and Western Engineering Group, position and prospects of, 791
  • Adams, C. A., appointed nuclear health and safety officer of C.E.G.B., 203
  • Adams and Co. (Bristol), Ltd., warehouse with
  • ATA hyperbolic shell roof, 587
  • Adams, R., on analysis and future use of project records, 122
  • Adapting the job to the worker, by B. Metz, 632
  • Addison Electric Co., Ltd., “Bomb-Lube” silicon-based aerosol mould-release agent (trade publication), 327; spark tester for cable insulation, 562
  • Addison, H., on the Nile and the Indus, 787 Additive for chromium plating baths, Zero- mist fluorinated hydrocarbon (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co.), 676
  • Adhesives, latex, new plant for, at Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., 38
  • — Universal, Pitabond (trade publication), 218
  • Administration, effect of quality of, on technical and commercial efficiency, by A. C. Durie, 837
  • Admiralty ASR1 diesel engines in frigates, 815
  • — Engineering Laboratories, development of ear defenders for low-frequency noise, 515
  • — First ship testing tank, 351
  • — Reorganisation of design and construction departments, 458
  • ADP. See Automatic data processing
  • Advertisement television, auditions, closed circuit television and telecine installation for (L.P.E. Television, Ltd.), 81
  • Advertising budgets, remarks on, by J. Oldham, 479
  • — Clubsand Associations, report of conference at Harrogate, 479
  • Advisory Council on Scientific Policy, annual report, 48, 755
  • AEG. See Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesell- schaft
  • A.E.I.-John Thompson Nuclear Energy Co., Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 232
  • A.E.I. Lamp and Lighting Co., Ltd., surface diffuser lighting fitting, 32; submersible and dust-proof fluorescent lighting fittings, 32
  • A.E.I. Research Laboratory, work on SCEPTRE at, 262
  • A.E.I. See also Associated Electrical Industries Aeration basins at Ashford Common filtration works, 255
  • Aerial mapping, micro-spot cathode-ray tube for (Ferranti), 771
  • — Radar aircraft height-finder (Marconi), 560 Aero-engine. See Aircraft engine
  • Aero Maintenance Equipment, Ltd., Bennes-Marrel Multi-Bucket interchangeable body equipment for motor lorries, 529
  • Aero-Space Engineering, new title for Aeronautical Engineering Review, 91
  • Aero/Space Sciences, Journal of. See Journal Aerodynamic aspects of high-speed flight, by L. F. Nicholson 279
  • — Shape for high-speed flight, 279 Aerodynamics, advances since 1946, by Dr. T. von K Armin, 413
  • — Future research in, 281
  • — Series of papers revised and reprinted from
  • Research, Vol. 10, 1957 (book), 27
  • — of wakes, by A. J. Taylor Russell, 701
  • Aerofoils, oscillating, behaviour of, 702
  • Aerojet-General Corp., of California, formation of Bristol-Aerojet, Ltd., by, 532
  • Aerolineas Argentinas, Comet 4 airliner for, 331
  • “Aerolumin” aluminium platform truck (Industrial Trucks), 197
  • Aeronautical Engineering Review, change of title to Aero/Space Engineering, 91
  • — Inspection Directorate, development of inspection techniques for airborne components, 641
  • — Navigation. See Navigation
  • — Research, French National Institute for. See French Council, methods for determining wave drag of non-lifting wing-body combinations, by L. M. Sheppard (book), 247; indexes to reports and memoranda of, 517 Grant for W. Germany, 761 Sciences, American Institute of. See American
  • Aeronautical Sciences, Journal of. See Journal See also International Council of Aeronautical Sciences
  • — Society, Royal. See Royal
  • — Terms, origin of (thesis), by S. Stubelius, 649
  • Aeronautics, Cranfield College of. See Cranfield
  • — National Advisory Committee for. See National
  • — See also Aviation
  • Aeroplane. See Aircraft
  • — Engine. See Aircraft engine; Turbine, gas Aerosol fire extinguisher, “ Gwish ” (Deb Chemical Proprietaries, Ltd.), 134
  • — Silicon-based mould-release agent, “Bomb-Lube” (trade publication), 327
  • Affluent Society, by Prof. J. K. Galbraith, comment on book, 525
  • A.F.L.-C.I.O. report on collective bargaining, 176
  • Africa, industrial development prospects, 369
  • — South. See South Africa
  • African Manganese Co., Ltd., blade mill for separating manganese ore from clay (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • Aga Dictating Machine Co., Agavox dictating machine, 429
  • Agavox dictating machine (Aga Dictating Machine Co.), 429
  • Ageing, electrical, of cathode-ray tubes, 555
  • Agip Nucleare, collaboration with Nuclear Power Plant Co., Ltd., 73
  • AGR atomic reactor, 299; model of, 232; turbine plant for, 375; pressure vessel for (Whessoe, Ltd.), 403; Windscale contract to Whatlings, 505; lower cost of, 754
  • Agreements for exchange of information and co-operation on atomic energy, 262
  • Agricultural applications of radioisotopes in U.S., 263
  • — Engineers’ Association, Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • — Machinery exhibits at Smithfield Show, 790 Exports, 790, Reduction of hire purchase rates, 479
  • — Motors. See Engines; Motors; Tractors ?— Tractors. See Tractors
  • — See also Farm; Irrigation
  • Ahmedabad experiment: productivity and social organisation, by A. K. Rice (review), 445
  • Aid to decision making, automation as, by J. Diebold, 162
  • Air Automation, “Pneugrip” air-operated vice, 196; air-operated vice, 528
  • — Bases, U.S., in Britain, aircraft noise from, 795
  • — Bleed unit, Palouste, for air-turbine starter 342
  • — Brake. See Brake Air Charter, Ltd., formation of Trukair air freight service, 761
  • — Cold, production by Hilsch vortex tube, by Lt. Cmdr. E. H. Otten, 154
  • — Compressed. See Compressed air; Pneumatic
  • — Compressor, Hydrovane, for trans-Antarctic expedition (Alfred Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 597 Pantograph, V-twin cylinder “Bristol” BPO2, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 759,
  • — — Pumps and fans, by A. de Kovats and G. Desmur (book), 118,
  • — — Refrigerator, efficiency of small, by Dr. S. Forbes Pearson, 485, for Rolls-Royce test house (Brown-Boveri), 443, 478
  • — — Rotary oil-flooded, Whirlwind Uniflow, cinema film on (Broom and Wade), 647,
  • — — Rotary-screw, Lysholm-type, construction and operating experience, 490, Two-stage, Broom and Wade, for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • — Conditioner for rooms and offices, Tropical (Temperature., Ltd.), 456
  • — Conditioning at transistor factory of Semiconductor?^, Ltd., 645, Units, self-contained, Series P (Thermotank, Ltd.), 135
  • Air Control Installations, Ltd., acquisition by Beyer Peacock, 335; filter and gauge (trade publication), 811
  • Air-Equipment (Asmieres), E-RCB-2 radio compass for light aircraft, 743
  • — Filters (trade publications), 188. See Correction 421
  • — Flotation, quasi, production of fine flakes of molybdenum disulphide (K. S. Paul (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd;), 523
  • — Flows, cinema films on, 573
  • — Force, Royal. See Royal Air Force
  • — Freight service, Trukair, formation and function of, 761
  • — Gauge pneumatic/electric (Teddington Industrial Equipment), 460
  • — Gauging machine, automatic, for tapered roller bearing races (Teddington Industrial Equipment), 759
  • — Heater, oil fired, Beacon (John Thompson Beacon Windows, Ltd.), 461
  • — Hydraulic operated actuators, electrically controlled, for linear movement (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • — Pollution, international journal of, note on, 187, in Louisville (Kentucky), 99, Measurement and abatement research, 748
  • Air Pollution, nuclear power in campaign on, brochure on 784 See also Smoke abatement
  • — Pump, pumping. See Pump, Pumping
  • — Rams (Polymation, Ltd.), 37
  • — Registration Board, annual report of, 34; authorisation of 1,000 hour life for Rolls-Royce Avon R.A.29 engines for civil aircraft, 210
  • — Screws. See Propellers
  • — Storage underground as means of storing energy, 382
  • — Suspension equipment for motor vehicles at International Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, 462, 463
  • — — in motor cars, American policy on, 531
  • — Transport, Aircon containers for (Airtech, Ltd.), 593, Policy, civil, possible changes in, 654 Transatlantic service of Pan American World Airways, 394
  • — — See also Aviation
  • — Turbine starters, manufacture by Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., under licence, 342 Starter, Palouste air-bleed unit for, 342
  • — See also Atmosphere
  • Airborne components, inspection techniques of AID, 641
  • — Interception Radar and Pilot’s Attack Sight System. See Airpass
  • Aircon containers for air transport (Airtech, Ltd.), 593
  • Aircraft, airliners, American, noise suppressors for (Rolls-Royce, Ltd.), 62
  • — — Jet, fares of, comment on, 499 Supersonic, development problems, 98 Supersonic, discussion in Parliament on, 111, 735
  • — Argosy freighter passenger, description of (Armstrong Whitworth), 267
  • — Arrow all-weather interceptor (Avro Aircraft, Ltd.), 542
  • — Atomic propulsion of, 311, 603 Propulsion of, research and testing reactor for, NACA, 203, Propulsion of, for Russian bomber, 766
  • — Axle in Rex 539 steel, 447
  • — Beverley transport, new hanger for, at Abingdon (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • — Britannia airliners, glass fibre “fluted core” radomes for (Bristol Aircraft, Ltd.), 715,
  • — — Airliner, lack of orders for, 761,
  • — — Airliner, for military purposes, delivery position, 111
  • — — Airliner, progress and orders (Bristol), 267
  • — Canberra T Mark 11 all-weather trainer aircraft, 342
  • — — U Mark 10 pilotless target aircraft, trial flights, 342
  • — Carrier, atomic-powered, USS Enterprise
  • — Civil, Airline Orders for: 1957-63, 57
  • — Comet 4 airliner, for Aerolineas Argentinas, 331
  • — — Airliner, demonstration flight, 291 Airliner, emergency passenger oxygen systems for, 581
  • — — Airliner, proposed air routes and proving flight, 331
  • — — Airliner, proving flights, 394
  • — Corrosion in, causes and prevention of, by T. C. E. Tringham (book), 119
  • — Credit for overseas buyers of British, 622
  • — Dart Herald local service airliner (Handley Page), 266
  • — Design, effect of increase in flight speed, 413
  • — Electrical heater mats, by Dr. R. A. Roper, 61
  • — Electricity in, by F. G. Spreadbury (book), 747
  • — Engine, Ayon, R.A.29, 1,000 hour life authorised for, 210
  • — — Avon jet, flight tests of (Rolls-Royce, Ltd.), 511
  • — — Avon turbo-jet in Lightning aircraft (Rolls-Royce, Ltd.), 343
  • — — Conway turbo-jet, for civil use (Rolls Royce), 343
  • — — Dart, turbo-prop, test bed for, at London Airport (B.E.A.), 553
  • — — Eland turbo-prop, for Westminster helicopter (Napier), 268 at Farnborough Show, 342
  • — — Gyron D.G. J. 10 Junior turbo-jet, in Blackbum NA 39 (de Havilland), 343
  • — — Gyron D.Gy 2 turbo-jet for Hawker Pl 121 (de Havilland), 343
  • — — Icing, by W. Sherlaw, 61 Iroquois, turbo-jet (Orenda Engines, Ltd.), 343
  • — — Iroquois turbo-jet, for Avro CF 105 Arrow all-weather interceptor (Orenda Engines, Ltd.), 542
  • — — Orpheus, turbo-jet, to be built under licence in Germany (Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd.), 532
  • — — Orpheus Mark 803, turbo-jet, military uses (Bristol Aero-Engines), 343
  • — — Proteus free-turbine, for Bluebird car, 200
  • — — Proteus 760 series (Bristol Aero-Engines), 343
  • — — RB 108 jet, in SCI vertical take-off aircraft (Rolls-Royce), 341
  • — — RB 145, turbo-jet (Rolls-Royce), 343 Research, Government financial aid for, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — — Turbo-jet, test house for (Rolls-Royce Ltd.), 443, 476, Aircraft engine, turbo-prop, test house for (Rolls-Royce, Ltd.), 443, 476
  • — — Turmo 600 free turbine, for P531 helicopter, 268
  • — — Tyne turbo-prop, rating of (Rolls- Royce), 343
  • — Engineers, Society of Licensed. See Society of Licensed
  • — Exports, increase in, 34 to India, 34
  • — — Statistics, 208
  • — — to W. Europe, 34
  • — Factory, changeover to nuclear engineering, 753
  • — Fairey Delta 2, for flight tests of Rolls-Royce Avon jet engine, 511
  • — Fighter, automatic pilot for, 297
  • — Gannet AEW 3 early-warning (Fairey), 340
  • — Height-finder, radar, type S244 (Marconi), 560
  • — Helicopter, Bristol! 92 military-transport, 268 at Farnborough Show, 268 Free-turbine power plant, Gnome (de Havilland), 342 P531 (Saunders-Roe), 268
  • — — Rotor blade test tower (Bristol Aircraft, Ltd.), 217
  • — — Ultra Light military jet, prospects in Canada (Fairey), 633
  • — — Westminster (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 268
  • — — Westminster “flying crane,” first flight (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 94 See also Rotodyne
  • — Historic, Nash Collection of, 723
  • — H.P.111 (Treble One) military transport project (Handley Page), 296
  • — H.P.113 jet airliner project (Handley Page), 296
  • — Ice protection conference, 61 for icing conditions, icing standards and methods used to determine suitability of, by H. E. Le Sueur, 61
  • — Industry, atrophy in, discussion in Parliament on, 767
  • — — By F. Beswick, 269
  • — — Changeover to nuclear engineering, 753
  • — — Co-operation in research and development, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • — — Discussion in Parliament on, 735
  • — — Future of, by Lord Mancroft, 98
  • — — German, redevelopment of, 761
  • — — Inventions safeguarding in, 767
  • — — Nationalisation of, F. Beswick on, 269 Position and prospects of, discussion in Parliament on, 111, 767
  • — — Readjustment in, remarks by E. Turner on, 239
  • — — Redundancy fear in, 761
  • — — Replacements delay in, 735
  • — — Research in, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • — Interceptor, manned, remarks on, by C. Gordon, 661
  • — Jet, noise from. See Aircraft noise
  • — Jet Provost, cinema film of (Hunting Aircraft, Ltd.), 107
  • — Landing, See Landing; Landing gear
  • — Light, E-RCB-2 radio compass for (Elliott Bros. (London), Ltd.), 743
  • — Lightning interceptor (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 341
  • — Materials, postgraduate course in, at Cranfield College of Aeronautics, 616
  • — Military, at Farnborough Show, 340
  • — NA 39 naval strike (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 340
  • — Noise at Croydon Airport, 667
  • — — Discussion in Parliament on, 139, 629
  • — — Government statement on, 290 Means of minimising effect of, 441
  • — — from U.S. air bases in Britain, 795
  • — P.1B all-weather fighter, Airpass radar and fire control system for (Ferranti, Ltd), 92
  • — Propellers, nickel plating of (de Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 575
  • — Propulsion systems of the future, 475
  • — Replacements delay, 735
  • — Research, Government financial aid for, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — Rotodyne VTOL airliner (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 266 VTOL airliner, discussion in Parliament 48, 767
  • — Royal Air Force 1918-58, by O. Thetford (review), 551
  • — SCI VTOL research, 341, 474
  • — — VTOL research, dynamic rig for, 86
  • — — VTOL research, first free flight (Short Bros, and Harland), 638
  • — — VTOL research, Government financing on, of, 767
  • — Sea Vixen naval fighter (de Havilland), 340
  • — Short take-off and landing, developments in, 473
  • — Stop valves, electro-pneumatic (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — Structures, beryllium for, 442 Fatigue tests on, Avro Aircraft, Ltd. (Canada), 441
  • — Swallow, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • — Transport, at Farnborough Show, 266
  • — TU 104 jet airliner, reduction of noise of, 290
  • — Undercarriage forging, in Rex 539 steel, 448
  • — Vanguard airliner, description of (Vickers Armstrongs (Aircraft), Ltd.), 266
  • — — Airliner, transistor-oscillator inverter fluorescent lighting system for (G.E.C.), 222
  • — — Airliner, wing panel forming with Wheelabrator shot blasting machine (Tilghman's, Ltd.), 379
  • — Variable-geometry, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • — Vertical take-off and landing, developments in, 473 Take-off, and landing, discussion in Parliament on, 767
  • — Vibration due to, damage risk of, 795
  • — Victor bomber, wing construction (Handley Page, Ltd.), 340
  • — Viscount airliner at Farnborough Show (Vickers Armstrongs), 267
  • — Voodoo jet, noise problem of, 795
  • — Vulcan bomber (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd.), 340
  • — — Aircraft windows, toughened and laminated (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 59
  • — X-15 manned research, flight-test programme (North American Aviation);, 638
  • — See also Aeronautics
  • Airfields, siting of, discussion in Parliament on, 795
  • Airlines, American, anti-strike pact, 736
  • — Orders for civil aircraft: 1957-63, 57
  • Airliner. See under Aircraft
  • Airpass radar and fire control system for P.IB all-weather fighter aircraft (Ferranti, Ltd.), 92
  • Airplanes, Dynamics of, Introduction to, by N. Abramson (book), 247
  • Airport, Blackbushe, visual glide path indicator at, 449
  • — Croydon, closure of. See LETTER, 396
  • — D. Brown on closure of, 363. See LETTER, 396
  • — Desirability of retaining, discussion in Parliament on, 667
  • — Gatwick, progress at, 795
  • — Kuwait, Frederick S. Snow and Partners appointed consultants for, 103
  • — London, noise tests at, 394
  • — — Strike at, comment on, 533
  • — — Strike committee leader to be sued, 572
  • — — Strike of engineering maintenance workers, 794
  • — — Test house for Dart propeller-turbine aero-engine at (B.E.A.), 553;
  • — Noise from, discussion in Parliament on, 139 Airscrew. See Propellers
  • Airscrew Co. and Jicwood, Ltd., steel fans contract, 203
  • “Airship, Aeroplane, Aircraft” (thesis);, by S. Stubelius, 649
  • Airtech, Ltd., Aircon containers for air transport, 593
  • Airworthiness certificates for export aircraft, 34
  • Aiton and Co., Ltd., Alkacide plant and evaporator for purifying sea water or estuary water for atomic power stations, 274
  • Akroyd, T. N. W., on accelerated curing tests on concrete, 36. See LETTER, 3. See also Vol. 185
  • Aktiebolaget Volvo, annual report, 103
  • Alba television receiver with new chassis layout (A. J. Balcome, Ltd.), 328
  • Albion Motors, Ltd., Chieftain 7 ton goods vehicle, 358; Claymore 4 and 6 ton goods vehicles, 358
  • Albright and Wilson, Ltd., Opportunities for Chemists and Chemical Engineers (publication), 660; chemical products (trade publication), 776
  • Albu, A., on Open Letter on education, 495-496
  • Alco Products, Inc., APPR-1A nuclear reactor, 45; specialised sales direction and selling efforts, 81; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 234; APPR nuclear reactor, 235; nuclear power projects of, 235
  • Alfa-Laval/De Laval Group, growth of, 261
  • Alfred, A. M., on vertical co-operation for better forecasting and planning, 837
  • Alfred Herbert Paper, Sir, on European Common Market, the Free Trade Area and the production engineer, by Sir C. Weir, |18
  • ALIZE atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Alkacide plant and evaporator for purifying sea or estuary water for atomic power stations (Aiton and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • “All Aboard,” cinema film on uses of building hardboards (Bowaters Sales Co., Ltd.), 64
  • “All-Stabilo ” black-lead pencil, Swan, for marking on glazed surfaces (Gordon and Gotch, Ltd.), 165
  • All-Union Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, activities of, by Dr. A. I. Mikhailov, 692
  • Allan, J., and Co. (Glenpark), Ltd., pension scheme of, 16
  • Allen, Edgar, and Co., Ltd., chairman’s statement, 293
  • Allen, J. V., on radiation measurements from Explorer IV, 371
  • Allen-Stoeckicht double-helical epicyclic gear units, 71'4
  • Allen, W. G., and Sons (Tipton), Ltd., formation of new joint company in Rhodesia, 201
  • Allen, W. H., Sons and Co., Ltd., epicyclic gear production at Atlas Works, Pershore, 714; tanker generators with main-engine drive, 744
  • Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft, accumulator powered electric shaver, 524; germanium rectifier for charging four batteries simultaneously, 658
  • Allis-Chalmers HD.6G crawler-mounted tractor shovel (Mackay Industrial Equipment), 596
  • Alloys and metals above 1,200°C, symposium on study of, note on, 811
  • Alperstein, M., on fuel introduction into intake air of diesel engines (book), 811
  • Alpha, Russian copy of ZETA, 797
  • Alphabet, Shaw’s, Plain Words on, 330. See LETTERS, 396, 427, 496, 559, 591
  • ALPR atomic reactor, criticality achieved, 438
  • Alternating-current machines, performance and design of, by M. G. Say (book), 648
  • — Test plant for Enfield Sables high-voltage laboratory (Ferranti), 348
  • — stress. See Fatigue
  • Alternator. See Generator; Turbo Aluminising of cathode-ray tubes, 555
  • Aluminium alloy for “Dampa” acoustic ceiling (British Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 556
  • — Derrick mounted on Land Rover motor vehicle for use with mechanical jet drill in mineral prospecting (Davenport Vernon and Co., Ltd.), 37. See LETTER, 100
  • — Mobile concrete mixer, 159
  • — Plate, thick (trade publication), 90
  • — Welding, by J. H. Green (book), 91
  • — Welding of, nozzle for, (BWRA), 50
  • — — Bronze alloys, Nikalium III (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 546
  • — — Alloys, “Novoston” (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 54®
  • — — High-tensile, marine propellers (publication), 546
  • Aluminium bronze, nickel, for marine propellers, 546
  • Aluminium Co. of America, contract with British Aluminium Co. for entire unissued capital, 727, 756
  • — Colour-anodised, for exterior use, exhibition of, 616
  • — Conductors, Noralgrip accessories for (Northern Aluminium), 198
  • — Crankcase for diesel engine, 220
  • Aluminium Development Association, publications of, 247;
  • Aluminium Windows (brochure), 720
  • — Dumping from Iron Curtain countries, 131
  • — in electrical underfloor heating (Heating Investments, Ltd.), 784
  • — Extrusions, large (Harvey Aluminium (California), 159
  • — in hydrogen peroxide plant of Laporte Chemicals, Ltd.,, 813
  • — Imports from Russia, 559
  • — Industry expansion in W. Germany, 369 Position and prospects of, 558-559 Weakness in world price structure in, 131
  • — Influence on structure and properties of galvanised coatings, by J. J. Sebisty and J. O. Edwards (book), 712
  • Aluminium, Ltd., production cut, 131; Volta River scheme, 227
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures, 41
  • — Piping (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 71
  • Aluminium Plant and Vessel Co., Ltd., aluminium vessels for hydrogen peroxide plant of Laporte Chemicals, Ltd., 813
  • — Platform truck, “ Aerolumin ” (Industrial Trucks), 197
  • — Price of, weakening of, 131
  • — Production, slackening of 558-559
  • — Rolling stock for Metropolitan Line, 190
  • — Self-adjusting welding arcs, cinema film on, 573
  • — Stanchions, forged, for hand rails (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd ), 191
  • Aluminium Union, Ltd., Application for antidumping duty, 131
  • — Welds, defects in, classified radiographs for (booklet), 847
  • Aluminium-Werke A.G., annual report, 369 Aluminium Windows (brochure), 720
  • — Wire drawing for electric cable manufacture
  • at Aberdare Cables, Ltd., 774
  • Alvis, Ltd., 3-litre motor car with Park Ward body, 506
  • Amalgamated Engineering Union, demand for equal pay for women, 271; wage claim, 376; dispute on Communist cell at Sheffield, 599
  • — Society of Woodworkers, disciplinary action of, 599
  • Amalgamated Tobacco Corp., Ltd., bid for shares of London Crematorium Co., Ltd., by, 80
  • — Union of Building Trade Workers, disciplinary action at Shell site, 599
  • Amateur Television Club, British. See British Ambulances with plastic bodies for LCC, 644 America. See North America; South America; Latin America; United States American airlines, anti-strike pact, 73b
  • — Atomic Industrial Forum, 1958, annual conference of, 636
  • American Aviation Publications, Aviation facts and figures, 247
  • — Concrete Institute, publication on concrete for radiation shielding, 110
  • — Firms in Scotland, 633
  • — Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, publications of, 91 of Architects conference on architectural research, 260
  • — Motor cars, design trends in, 530
  • — Nuclear Society, 1958 meeting (preliminary notice), 636
  • — Philosophical system, comparison with Russian, 43
  • — Philosophy, pragmatism as, 43
  • — Society of Mechanical Engineers, study of properties of steam, 87; proceedings of U.S. national congress of applied mechanics, 219 for Testing Materials, Symposium on Industrial Water and Industrial Waste Water (Review), 246
  • American-Standard Atomic Energy Division, evaluation of heavy-water reactors, 44
  • — Talking to, E. P. Ward on, 18, 40; note on booklet, 483. See LETTERS, 35, 99, 3:32. See also Vol. 185
  • American Telephone and Telegraph Co., deep- sea telephone cable project for Miami/San Juan, 450
  • — Way of life, variety in, 4'2
  • — See also United States
  • AMF (Atomics), exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva);; 235
  • Amino acids for underdeveloped countries, 823
  • Ammeters at radio frequencies (book), 747
  • Amory, Rt. Hon. D. Heathcoat, on Free Trade
  • Area as stimulus to expansion in western Europe, 35; remarks at International Monetary Fund meeting (New Delhi), 495
  • Amos, S. W., on television engineering, Vol IV: general circuit techniques (review), 777
  • Amos and Smith, Ltd., main propelling machinery and oil-burning boiler on transom stern trawler S.T. Kelvin, 771
  • Amosite asbestos, moulded insulation, “ Caposite,” for Berkeley atomic power station (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • Ampex Corp., FR-100A tape recorder (trade publication), 550
  • Amplifier, parametric, for micro-wave signals (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 86
  • — Transistorised, portable (Pye Telecommunications, Ltd.), 37
  • Amplivox Industrial Division, Group Communication System for Spadeadam rocket site project, 707
  • Amplivox, Ltd., noise in industry (booklet), 357 Anaerobic digestion in biological treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • Analog-digital conversion techniques, notes on, by A. K. Susskind (review), 844
  • — Computer. See Computer
  • — Transformer, full-scale network analyser using (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 93
  • Analyser, impact noise, type 1412 (Dawe Instruments), 717
  • — Multi-channel pulse-height (kicksorters), 765
  • — Network, full-scale, using transformer analogues (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 93
  • — for photoelastic stress analysis, 248
  • Analyses Economiques et Sociales, formation of Analytical European Surveys, Ltd., 130
  • Analysis and control of nonlinear systems, by Y. H. Ku (book), 327
  • — Economic, and linear programming, by R. Dorfman, P. A. Samuelson, and R. M. Solow (review), 612
  • — Radioisotopes for, 635
  • Analytical European Surveys, Ltd., formation and activities, 130; Western Europe (brochure), 130
  • — Instruments, industrial (Elliott-Automation Group), 394
  • Anchors, Gifford-Udall, for suspension bridge at Samawa (Ductube Co., Ltd.), 26
  • — Wedge grip, for use with Lee-McCall prestressing system (Macalloy), 605
  • Ancient Buildings, Society for Protection of. See Society
  • Andantex speed reduction pulley (Furnival and Co., Ltd.), 398
  • Anderson, Sir C., chairman of committee on grants for students, 16
  • Anderson, E., on charging and discharging fuel at Bradwell atomic power station, 505
  • Anderson Instrument Co., Ltd. Andy-Square adjustable set-square (trade publication), 218
  • Andrew, Dr. A., on learning machines, 729
  • Andy-Square, adjustable set-square (trade publication^ 218
  • Anemometer, constant-temperature hot-wire, direct velocity measurements with, on refrigerator compressor, 486
  • Angle sections, slotted, for small loadings (Erecto Slotted Angle Co.), 752
  • Anglo-America Corp., loan raised in W. German capital market, 369
  • Annealing furnace. See Furnace
  • Anodised aluminium, colour, for exterior use, exhibition of, 616
  • Antarctic expedition, Hydrovane air compressor for (Alfred Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 597
  • Antarctica high-precision lathes (Murad Developments), 197
  • “ Anti-flux ” electro-chemical surface conversion treatment for Sextet variable-speed pulley (Industrial Drives, Ltd.), 165
  • Anti-Freeze solutions for motor car radiators, report on, 684
  • — Skid unit, Maxaret, for motor cars (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 9, 566
  • Antineutrino, direct detection of, 538
  • Apparatus for Measurement of Velocities of Sonic Pulses in Flawed Materials, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co., combined desulphurising and sulphuric-acid plant, 223; process for desulphurising coke-oven gas, pilot plant for, 223
  • Applied mechanics, U.S. national congress of, proceedings of, 219
  • Appointment at 10.3®, Industrial Welfare Society booklet, 376
  • APPR nuclear reactor (Alco Products Inc.), 235 APPR-1A nuclear reactor (Alco Products, Inc.), 45
  • Appreciation, Plain words on, 622 Apprentices, craft, school-leaving age and, by T. A. O’Neill, 687
  • — Graduate, in electrical engineering, 97
  • — Marine engineering, selection of, 344
  • — Shipbuilding, selection of, 344
  • — Student, in electrical engineering, training and education of (booklet), comment on, 97
  • — Training at Davy and United Engineering Co., Ltd. (booklet), 572 at London Transport Acton works, 199
  • — Training of, in instrument and control industry, by W. Stainsby, 176
  • — Training school of Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), Ltd., Swindon, 760
  • Apprenticeship, boredom during, Plain Words on, 590
  • — Commercial, scheme of ABCC, 632
  • — Conference on, Royal Society of Arts, 137, 681
  • — in France, Germany and Holland, by H. A. Warren, 137
  • — Lessons of, Plain Words on, 590
  • — New council on, 75
  • — Schemes, discussion in Parliament on, 175 Approach, BEA leaflet, 390
  • APV Co., Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • APV Paramount, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • Aquadag graphite solution, in cathode-ray tube production, 555
  • AQUILON atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Arab Slates, industrial growth of 208. See LETTER, 332
  • ARBED, iron-ore preparation plant, 145
  • Arbitration, abolition of compulsory, 572
  • Arc-furnace. See Furnace, electric
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Archaeological Society, Derbyshire. See Derbyshire
  • Architects, American Institute of. See American
  • — Naval. See Naval architects
  • Architectural research, conference on, American Institute of Architects, 260
  • Architecture and Engineering, College of (USA). See College
  • — Naval. See Naval architecture
  • — Reinforced concrete in, by-A. A. Raafat (review), 91
  • Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd., governor test rig, 514
  • Argentine airline, Comet 4 airliner for, 331
  • Argon purification plant for Dounreay (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 79
  • Argonne National Laboratory, building of Fuels Technology Center, 110; EBWR simulator for Geneva exhibition, 170; simplified refining process for uranium ore, 465; radiation accident at, 540; uranium impregnation by graphite, 830
  • Argosy freighter-passenger aircraft, description of (Armstrong Whitworth), 267
  • Ariel, Leader pressed steel motor cycle, 164 Arkansas Power and Light Co., 384 kVA turboalternator contract to Westinghouse Electric Corp., 461
  • “ Arkon ” gas flow recorder (Walker, Crosweller and Co., Ltd.), 366
  • Armaflex plastics insulator for pipes (Armstrong Cork Co., Ltd.), 144
  • Armature Manufacturing Co., variable-speed electric motor, 561
  • Armco-Sendzimir continuous galvanising plant at Ebbw Vale Works of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ltd., 78
  • Armed Forces, graduates for, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • Armstrong Cork Co., Ltd., Armaflex plastics insulator for pipes, 144
  • Armstrong, Henry Edward, 1848-1937, by J. Vargas Eyre (review), 57
  • Armstrong, R. B., on standards engineers, 9
  • Armstrong Shock Absorbers, Ltd., position and prospects of, 715
  • Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., manufacture of air turbine starters under licence, 342; manufacture of gas turbines under licence, 342; P181 and P182 gas turbines, 343; PR.23 rocket engines, aircraft uses of, 343; Star Sapphire saloon motor car, 506; small engine production by Petters, Ltd., 522; modification of Borg Warner automatic transmission on Star Sapphire motor car, 567; use of Burman power- assisted steering, 567; aero engine (trade publication), 845
  • Armstrong, W., on profits of Armstrong Shock Absorbers, Ltd., 715
  • Armstrong Whitworth, Sir W. G. (Aircraft), Ltd., apparatus for removing radioactive fuel cartridges, 109-110; A.W. 650 Argosy freighter-passenger aircraft, 267; control rods for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 734 Army Emergency Reserve, communications equipment at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • — Territorial, communications equipment at
  • Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Arnold Engineering Development Center, hypersonic flight research, 442
  • Arnott, Dr. Neil, smoke-reducing grate, 502
  • Arrol, Sir William, and Co., Ltd., suspension bridge at Samawa, 26; Forth road bridge, 64
  • Arrow CF 105, all-weather interceptor for Royal Canadian Air Force (Avro Aircraft, Ltd.), 542
  • Art, craft and rampart, by D. P. Sayers, 654
  • Arthur D. Little. See Little
  • Artificial intelligence and heuristic programming, by Dr. M. Minsky, 728
  • Artouste 510 aircraft auxiliary power and engine starting units (Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd.), 342
  • Arts, Royal Society of. See Royal
  • Artsimovich, Acad. L. A., on thermonuclear research in USSR, 401; on pulsed discharges, 402
  • Arup, Ove, and Partners, new hangar for Beverley aircraft at Abingdon, 682
  • Asbestos, amosite, moulded insulation, “ Caposite,” for Berkeley Atomic Power Station (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • — as friction material, 779
  • — Ships’ board, Turnall (Turners Asbestos Cement Co., Ltd.), 392
  • ASEA experimental nuclear fusion apparatus at Uppsala University, 74
  • Ashby, Dr. W. Ross, on mechanism of habituation, 728
  • Ashe Laboratories, Viodox for rheumatism treatment, 16
  • Ashton-Young Engineering Development Co., Ltd., “ Balarc B.I. 150 ” arc welding set, 460
  • Aslib publications (leaflet), 327
  • ASPARA atomic reactor in India, 264
  • Asphaltic bitumen for road surfacing and maintenance (book), 712
  • Aspro-Nicholas, Ltd., “ Tote ” system of bulk materials handling (Pressoturn, Ltd.), 489
  • Asquith, J. B., on design duty and specification of requirements, including site selection in chemical engineering projects, 121
  • Asquith, William, Ltd., milling machine for girder ends, 561
  • Assembly, automatic, costs of, 185 Planning, by G. H. Kendall, Sr., and L. Walter, 184
  • — Machines, Kenhos straight-line, floor arrangement plans using, 184 Needle-roller, automatic, 184
  • — Unit, Dynasert automatic, for printed circuits, 185
  • Associated British Maltsters, Ltd., new malting plant at Knapton, 186
  • Associated Electrical Industries, Ltd., reorganisation of, 72; amalgamation with W. T. Henley's Telegraph Works Co., Ltd., 471; gearing surface finish and subsurface deformation, 543; a.c. network analyser (trade publication), 550; formation of Directorate of Central Services, 565 Association of British Chambers of Commerce, commercial apprenticeship scheme, 632
  • — of British Machinery Merchants, formation and functions of, 773
  • — of Bronze and Brass Founders, Costing a Casting (publications), 633
  • Association for Consumer Research, Ltd., tests on washing machines and ball point pens, 256
  • — of Engineering Distributors, trading practices threatening the engineering industries, by T. H. Burleigh, 479; Annual Meeting (London): art of selling, by R. F. Collinshon, 716; value of engineering distributor, by J. H. Neill, 716
  • Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, Introduction to Press Tool Design, by J. Palmer (book), 27; welding aluminium alloys, by J. H. Green (book), 91; case against overtime working, by B. G. Richardson, 271
  • — of Women Science Teachers, questionnaire on science teaching in grammar schools, 143
  • Aston Martin DB4 motor car (David Brown Group), 434
  • ASTR atomic reactor, 311 Astro navigation for submarine navigation, 238 Astron fusion device, 826
  • Astronautical Federation, International. See International
  • Astronomical measurements with rockets, satellites and balloons, by Dr. A. P. Willmore, 623
  • Aswan Dam, position and prospects of, 751
  • ATA hvperbolic shell roof (ATA Industrial Co., Ltd.), 587
  • ATA Industrial Co., Ltd., licensees for Silberkuhl roof construction system, 586 Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi, electrical, electronic and nuclear equipment (trade publication), 118; electric locomotives for Belgian Congo, 609
  • Athey 7-11 force-feed loader, 725
  • Atkins and Marriott’s hopper-fed grate, 502 Atkinson Agricultural Appliances, Ltd., corrugated rubber flexible sheath for tractor p.t.o. shafts, 790
  • Atlantic. See Transatlantic
  • Atlas Copco, A.B., Lysholm-type rotary-screw compressor, 490
  • Atlas missile, propulsion system, 295
  • Atmospheres, furnace, effects on sintering behaviour of uranium dioxide, by A. H. Webster, and N. F. H. Bright (review), 613
  • — Upper. See Upper Atmospheric pollution. See Air pollution; Smoke
  • — Research by satellites, 370, 371 Atom, more power from (film), 237
  • — for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), British section, 142; exhibits at, 232; UKAEA exhibits at, 236; exhibitors at, 273; power and research reactor plant exhibits at, 273; atomic power station plant exhibits at, 274; reactor instrumentation exhibits at, 275; firms exhibiting at, 301, 324; materials and fabrication exhibits at, 345; instrumentation and control exhibits, 762; nucleonic instruments exhibits, 765
  • Atomfair (1959), preliminary notice, 666
  • Atomic clocks, comparison of British and American, 85
  • — Education, model 9000 reactor for (Nuclear-Chicago Corp.), 170
  • — Energy, A.B.C. of, by Sir C. Hinton (booklet), 170
  • Agency, International. See International Agreements for exchange of information and co-operation, 262
  • — Agreements with Japan, 236 Agreements with Portugal', 236
  • Apparatus for study and development of, 324 in Australia, 265
  • Authority, Belgian. See Belgian
  • Authority, United Kingdom. See United Kingdom
  • — Board proposal for Eire, 14 British policy on, 329 in Canada, 264
  • Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd., NPD atomic power station, 169; research reactors, 264 Commission, Australian. See Australian Commission, Indian. See Indian Commission, U.S. See United States Consortia, 202, 262 Control in, by R. B. Stephens', 762 Direct conversion into electric power, 401 in France, 264 in India, 264 Industry’s display at Stockholm fair, 301
  • — Information exchange between U.K. and U.S., 236
  • — Institute of (Russia). See Institute
  • — Instruments for study and development of, 324
  • — Instrumentation in, by R. B. Stephens, 362
  • International bodies, 235
  • ISO work on, 158
  • Materials and fabrication exhibits at
  • Atoms for Peace Exhibitions 345 By W. Mialki (book), 844
  • Peaceful Uses of, 2nd International Conference on (Geneva), papers on nuclear fusion at, 74; UKAEA Work on thermonuclear reactions at] 236; U.K. film at, 237; U.K. papers at, 237; U.K. delegation at, 237; fission-reactor papers presented at, excerpts from, 298; survey of papers at, 334; possibilities of achieving high temperatures in a gas-cooled reactor, by L. R. Shepherd, and others, 336; summary of, by Sir J. Cockcroft, 372; notes on problems of thermonuclear work, 400; comment on fundamental research, 403; extracts from papers on atomic power and reactor advances, 436; extracts from papers, 464; consolidated report on nuclear physics, by Dr. M. J. Poole and Dr. M. Sowerby, 536; consolidated report on radiation shielding, by J. D. Jones, 568; consolidated report on propulsion, by
  • B. T. Price, 600; consolidated report on radioactive isotopes, by E. R. Wiblin, 634; consolidated report on research reactors, by Dr. V. S. Crocker, 662; publication arrangements for proceedings of, 666; consolidated report on power reactors, by G. W. K. Ford, 694; consolidated report on reactor engineering, by R. P. Kinsey, 730; consolidated report on instrumentation and control, by R. B. Stephens, 762; consolidated report on controlled thermonuclear reactions, by Dr. A. A. Ware, 796; consolidated report on controlled thermonuclear reactions, by Dr. R. J. Bickerton, 824; survey of fusion devices, by R. J. Bickerton, 824; lists of papers presented at, 540, 571, 603, 636, 665, 700, 733, 766, 798; See also Atoms for Peace Exhibition Atomic energy, peaceful uses of fusion, by E. Teller, 402
  • Petroleum companies’ interest in, 427 as power supply for W. Europe, 590 Programmes, summary of national and international, 262 for propulsion. See Atomic Propulsion Raw materials resources for, 262 Research Establishment (Harwell), nuclear reactor technology conference at, report of, 14; work of isotope division, 14; radioisotopes in metal finishing tests, 170; gas-cooled reactor experience at, 337; krypton 85 lamps, 403; thermonuclear research transfer to Winfrith Heath, 403; Reactor Division appointments, 540; exchange of scientists with America, 571; Hill and Smith Ltd., contractors for structural steelwork, 666
  • Research Establishment (Windscale), Fleck committee report on damage at, 45; fabrication and processing of fuel elements, 108; reactor details, 262; contract to Whatlings for AGR reactor, 505; second plutonium pile to be sealed off, 540; advanced gas-cooled reactor contracts, 636 E Research Establishment (Winfrith Heath), ENEA reactor project at, 14; layout of high-temperature gas-cooled zero-energy critical assembly, 233; thermonuclear research transfer from Harwell, 403; appointment of D. W. Fry as manager, 438; ZETA II to be built at, 571; Zenith reactor for, 766
  • — — in Russia, 263
  • Schools and courses, 262
  • — — in South Africa, 265
  • Terminology, ISO work on, 158
  • — — in U.S., future of, by Dr. P. Genachte, 74
  • — — U.S. international co-operation, 263
  • — — U.S. participation, census on, 665 U.S. projects, 263
  • — — See also Commissariat a I'Energie Atomique
  • — Engineering, aircraft factory changeover to, 753 Beryllium fabrication for (Tube Investments), 748 John Brown group’s activities in, 293
  • — Equipment (trade publication), 118
  • — Fission. See Nuclear fission
  • — Fuel cartridges, apparatus for removal of
  • (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 1109-110
  • Ceramic, 733
  • Ceramic, for Canadian HTGC reactor, 829
  • — — Charging and discharging on load at
  • Bradwell atomic power station, 505
  • Chemical re-processing of, using solvent extraction processing, by F. L. Culler, 142
  • — — Core, plutonium alloy, for fast reactor
  • station, 792
  • Cycles, 374
  • Cycle for plutonium in atomic reactors, 464
  • Dispersed ceramics, 830
  • — — Dispersed in moderator, 337
  • Economics of plutonium and uranium as, by N. L. Franklin, 464
  • Economics of re-enrichment and blending, 465
  • — Element, burst, detection of, 763 Element can, helical finned, 202 Elements, carbides as, 830
  • Element, ceramic, loop for testing in PLUTO, 234
  • Elements, ceramic, tested in Borax IV reactor, 830
  • Element charge-discharge machine (Societe Hispano Suiza), 273
  • Element; cluster of 31, 733 Elements, design of, 733
  • Element design at Hunterston power station, 437
  • Elements, fabrication and processing of, By C. Buck, 108
  • — — Element, faulty, detection system for Hinkley Point atomic power station, 665
  • Element handling gear (Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd.), 273
  • Element, ladder type, 437
  • Element, polyzonal spiral, by H. L. Ritz, 437
  • Elements as radioisotopes source, 108 Element sheathing materials, 733
  • Elements, spent, manipulator for (Savage and Parsons, Ltd.), 273
  • Element test rig, pressurised carbon dioxide, 202
  • Energy yield of mixtures', 401
  • Enrichment, economics of, by N. L. Franklin et a/., 464
  • Enrichment and reactor performance, by C. Starr, 464
  • for gas-cooled reactors, 299
  • Gaseous uranium hexafluoride, 829
  • High-temperature, study by USAEC, 829 = Organic, 110
  • — Plutonium-based, burning of, by J. R. Triplett, 141
  • Processing, 262, 465
  • Ratings, 505
  • Raw materials for, 262
  • Refining, 465
  • — Research, new building for, at Argonne National Laboratory, 110
  • Research by Euratom, 236
  • Resources, 792
  • Resources, by J. C. Johnson, 464
  • Uranium as, 733
  • Uranium oxide as, 733
  • See also Plutonium; Uranium, etc.
  • — Fusion. See Nuclear fusion
  • — Industrial Forum. See American
  • — Nucleus, discovery of, by Prof. N. Bohr, 793
  • — Physics, cinema film on, 573
  • Consolidated report on, by Dr. M. J. Poole and Dr. M. Sowerby, 536
  • High-energy, consolidated report on, by Dr. M. J. Poole and Dr. M. Sowerby, 536
  • Atomic physics, low-energy, consolidated report on, by Dr. M. J. Poole and Dr. M. Sowerby, 537
  • Low-energy, parity, charge conjugation and time reversal in, 537
  • Two-day course, 403
  • Atomic Power Constructions, Ltd., constitution and activities of, 202; carbon dioxide fuel element test rig, 202; helical finned atomic fuel element can, 202; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 232 Consumption in 1957, 330 Costs of, 754
  • Economics of, by J. A. Jukes, 436
  • Estimates for cost of, 436
  • Plant, demonstration, at Elk River, 45 Plant, demonstration, at Parr Shoals, 45 Plant, display panel for (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 275
  • Plant, Eurico Fermi I, 237
  • Plants, exports of, to Europe, 73
  • Plant, heat transfer in, course on, 465
  • Plant, helium-cooled graphite-modera ed, proposal by Philadelphia Electric and High Temperature Reactor Development Associates, 829
  • Plant for McMurdo Sound, 636
  • Plant, package (Alco Products, Inc.), 234 Plant, Wolverine project dropped, 170 Programme, by Sir W. Cook, 754
  • Programme, economic aspects of, by
  • J. C. Duckworth and E. Hywell Jones, 436
  • — — Programme, India, 793
  • — — Programme, United States, projects of
  • 74
  • —; — Requirements, world pattern of, 695
  • —? — and research programme, joint, of Euratom and United States, 13
  • Resources of nuclear fuel for, by J. C. Johnson, 464
  • for propulsion. See Atomic Propulsion
  • Stations, Alkacide plant and evaporator for purifying sea or estuary water for (Aiton and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • Station, Berkeley, thermal insulation contract for (Cape Asbestos), 170; magnetic memory drum for burst cartridge computer, 274
  • Station, Bradwell, sea transport of heat exchangers for (booklet), 202; charging and discharging fuel on load, 505; model of, Brussels Exhibition award, 611
  • Station, Calder Hall, turbine accident, board of enquiry on, 301; fourth reactor in operation, 793
  • Station, Calder Hall B, turbine disintegration, 45
  • Station, Candu (Canada), 170
  • Station, Chapel Cross, Crossley diesel generator sets for, 203; No. 1 reactor start-up, 665
  • Stations, cooling-water screens for (F. W. Brackett and Co., Ltd.), 170
  • Station, Dungeness, public inquiry on, 665; site opposition to, 793
  • — — Stations, economics of, 733
  • — — Stations, estimates for cost of power
  • from, 436
  • Stations, fast breeder, prospects of, 754 Station, Firth of Tay, discussion in Parliament on, 793
  • Station, Franco-Belgian border, proposed, 793
  • Station, Hinkley Point, capital cost and cost of power from, by P. Wolff, 14; Electrofeeder feed pumps for (G. and J. Weir), 14; model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; faulty fuel element detection system, 665
  • Station, Hunterston, 132 kV air-blast switchgear for (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 14; progress at, 45; Goliath crane at, 45; discussion in Parliament on load factor and power costs of, 75-, plutonium manufacture at, 110; steam-raising unit for, model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; fuel element design, 437
  • Station instrumentation exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 274
  • Station for Israel, plans for 793
  • Station for Italy, 301
  • Station for Japan, project of, 636
  • Station, Latina (Rome), details of reactor for, 693; television equipment contract for (Pye, Ltd.), 793
  • Stations, load factor of, 436
  • Station, 150 MW, model of, 233
  • Station, 400 MW, model of (Nuclear Power Plant Co., Ltd.), 233
  • Station, NPD (Canada), 169
  • Station plant exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 274
  • Stations, plutonium of military grade from, discussion in Parliament on, 203
  • Stations and research reactors, models of, at atomic energy exhibition (Geneva), 142 Stations in Russia, 264
  • Station, Russian, 600 MW, in operation, 505
  • Station, Shippingport, comparison with Yankee, 204
  • Station simulator for training operators, 666
  • Station, Sizewell, development consent for, 438; output capacity of, 438
  • Stations, thermal efficiency of, 436
  • Station, Trawsfynydd, permission granted for, 170
  • Stations, turbo-alternator for, model of (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • — — Station for Western Germany, projected,
  • 793
  • Station, Yankee Atomic-Electric, comparison with Shippingport, 204
  • — Propulsion of aircraft, 304, 311, 603
  • — — of aircraft, research and testing reactor
  • for, NACA, 203
  • of aircraft, Russian bomber, 766
  • of aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, 665
  • of cruiser, USS Long Beach, 665
  • in France, 264
  • of icebreaker vessel Lenin, 600
  • of immigrant passenger ship, Japanese, 602
  • Atomic propulsion of merchant ship, MGCR reactor for, 74
  • of passenger-cargo ship Savannah, 203, 311, 600 by B. T. Price, 600
  • — Projects of Vickers Nuclear Engineering, Ltd., 235
  • Prospects for ships, aircraft and on land by J. Edwards, 304
  • of ramjets, 603
  • Reactors for, selection and types of, 305, 309
  • of rockets, 74, 311, 603
  • — of rockets, potentialities of, 284 in Russia, 264
  • — of ships, 304, 307, 308, 374
  • of ships, development in France, 661
  • — of ships, Joint Panel of Nuclear Marine Propulsion on, 237
  • of ships, model of (Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd.), 233
  • of ships, projects for,, 235 of ships, prototype reactor in US, 665
  • — of ships, by R. V, Moore and C. E. Iliffe, 602
  • of submarines, 307, 308
  • — of submarine Dreadnought, 307
  • of submarine Dreadnought, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 629, 832
  • of submarine Dreadnought, reactor for (Vickers Nuclear Engineering, Ltd.), 235
  • — — of submarine Nautilus, 307
  • — — of submarine Nautilus, arctic voyage of,
  • 193, 205
  • of submarine Nautilus, power plant for, 204, 237
  • — — of submarine Nautilus, Sperry navigational equipment in, 238
  • —of submarines, NEPTUNE reactor for research on, 262
  • of submarine Polaris, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 832
  • of submarine Q244 (France), 14
  • of submarine Q244, work suspended on, 665
  • of submarines, reactor plant for Britain (Westinghouse), 14
  • — — of submarine Skate, polar transit of, 237 of submarine Skipjack, USS, 14
  • — — of submarine Triton, launch of, 403
  • — — of submarine tanker, 310
  • — of submarine tanker, Japanese, 602 of tankers, 308
  • of tanker, economic study, 602 of tankers, French work on, 602 of tankers, power requirements, 603 of warships, discussion in Parliament on,
  • 832
  • — Radiation, effects on oceanography and
  • fisheries, report on, 109
  • — — See also Radiation
  • — Reactors accidents, 375
  • Accidents, health hazards in, 764 — AGR, 299; model of, 232; turbine plant for, 375; pressure vessel for (Whessoe, Ltd.), 403; Windscale, contract for (Whatlings), 505; lower cost of, 754
  • — — Air-cooled, water-moderated, for air craft, 603
  • for aircraft, work on, in US, 603
  • for aircraft propulsion, research and testing, NACA, 203
  • — — ALPR, criticality achieved, 438 APPR (Alco Products, Inc.), 235
  • APPR-1A (Alco Products, Inc.), 45 ASP ARA, in India, 264
  • — — ASTR, 311
  • — — in Australia, 265
  • Belgium, 686
  • BEPO, details of, 262
  • Berkeley, details of, 262
  • Beryllia-moderated, 698
  • — Beryllium-moderated, 697, 698
  • Boiling heavy-water, 504
  • Boiling-water, Dr. N. Hilberry on, 504 Boiling-water, 17-5 MW (Mitchell Engineering, Ltd.), 234
  • Boiling-water, spray evaporation in, 504 Boiling-water, superheating in, 504
  • — Boiling-water, for tanker, 602
  • — Boiling-water, UKAEA project, 636 Boiling-water. See also Atomic reactor,
  • BWR
  • Borax IV, ceramic fuel elements tested in, 830
  • BR-2 (Belgium), 13; report on, 663 Bradwell, details of, 262
  • Burst-slug detection in, 274
  • BWR, 699, 731; comment on, by Sir J.
  • Cockcroft, 766; See also Atomic reactor, boiling water
  • Calder “A”, details of, 262
  • — Calder “ B ”, details of, 262
  • Calder Hall, position and progress of, 262 in Canada, 264
  • — Carbon-dioxide-cooled, graphite-moderated, details of, 169
  • Carbon-dioxide-cooled, television camera for (Pye, Ltd.), 273
  • Chapelcross, details of, 262
  • Classification by containment, 695
  • — — Classification by moderator, 697
  • Classification of types, 696
  • Comment on British policy, 329 Components at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 273
  • Computers, 324
  • Containment classification, 695
  • Control, 339
  • Control exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 273
  • Control, neutron detectors for, 666 Control in, by R. B. Stephens, 762 Control panel (Ekco Electronics, Ltd.),
  • 275
  • Control-rods for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 734
  • Control-rod, shock absorbing tube for,
  • 437
  • Control-rod speed recorder (Cambridge
  • (Instrument Co., Ltd.), 275
  • Coolants, 337
  • Coolants, radiolytic and pyrolytic decomposition of, by D. R. de Halas, 141
  • Cooling, chemical reaction of, 170
  • Atomic reactor core, design, 731
  • Core materials, 732
  • > Data processing and information system,
  • 665
  • • Design concepts, 730
  • Design patterns, 730
  • —= — Design progress, 730
  • Development program®® for, 754
  • — — DIDO, 13; detail's of, 262; report on, 662 DIMPLE, details of, 262
  • DMTR, details of, 262
  • for Dreadnought submarine (Vickers
  • Nuclear Engineering, Ltd.), 235
  • Dresden, flow diagram for, 731
  • EBWR, 699; shut down for repairs, 45
  • EDF1 (France), 298
  • EDF2 (France), 298
  • Effluent monitor (Plessey Nucleonics, Ltd.), 274
  • EL-1 (Zoe) (France), 264
  • EL-2 (France), 264
  •  ?-—? — EL-3 (France), 13, 264, 663
  • ENEA, at Winfrith Heath, 14
  • Engineering, by R. P. Kinsey, 730
  • — ETR, technical and economic aspects, 662
  • Euratom projects, 235-, 686
  • — Euratom and United States joint plans for, 13
  • Fast, 700
  • East, agreement for exchange of information on, 237
  • — Fast, in British programme, 734
  • Fast, plutonium alloy fuel core for, 792
  • — Fast, plutonium oxide-uranium-oxide fuel for, USAEC proposal, 571
  • — Fast breeder, Dounreay. See Dounreay
  • — Fast breeder, prospects of, 754
  • — Fast breeder systems, in US, 263
  • Fault detection in, 274
  • Fission, papers presented at second international conference on peaceful uses of atomic energy, 298
  • Fission, survey of, current projects, 334
  • — — in France, 264, 686
  • Fuel cycles for, 374
  • Fusion, by Sir J. Cockcroft, 374
  • Fusion, survey of current projects, 334
  • Future pattern of, 733
  • G 1, 696
  • G 2 (Marcoule), constrution and operation of, 169; criticality obtained, 169
  • — Gas-cooled, 696, 698
  • — Gas-cooled (UKAEA), 299
  • Gas-cooled (US), 298
  • Gas-cooled, advanced, Windscale project, 636
  • Gas-cooled, American designs, 504
  • Gas-cooled, breeding and homogeneity in, 338
  • Gas-cooled, British types of the future, 373
  • Gas-cooled, design concepts, 731
  • Gas-cooled graphite-moderated, development suggestions invited by USAEC, 465
  •  ? Gas-cooled, graphite-moderated, for
  • marine use, 602
  • Gas-cooled, graphite-moderated, in US, 263
  • Gas-cooled, heat removal from, 437
  • Gas-cooled high-temperature, joint research discussions on, 169
  • — — Gas-cooled high-temperature, 10 MW
  • proposed unit, 338
  • Gas-cooled, high temperatures in, by L. R. Shepherd and others, 336
  • — — Gas-cooled natural-uranium, coolants
  • for, 336
  • Gas-cooled, operating conditions for, 730 Gas-cooled, proposals invited by USAEC, 504
  • — — Gas-cooled, stability in, 504
  • Gas-cooled, steam cycles for, 730
  • Gas-cooled, steam cycles for, by W. R. Wootton, 438
  • — — Gas-cooled, for tanker, 602
  • — Gas-cooled, temperature information,764
  • Gas-cooled, turret loading proposal, 438 —: — Gas-cooled, USAEC conference on, 504
  • — — Gaseous-fuelled, 829
  • GCHW, pipework in, 732
  • — — GCR-2, baffling in vessel of, 732
  • — ?— GCR-2 (US), 298
  • Germany, 686
  • GLEEP, details of, 262
  • Graphite-moderated, 263, 465, 602, 697
  • Graphite-moderated, gas-cooled, model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • HAZEL, details of, 262
  • Health aspects of, 375
  • Heavy-water (USAEC), 299
  • Heavy-water boiling, Halden (Norway), 300
  • Heavy-water cooled, heavy-water moderated, plutonium-based fuels, study on, 141
  • Heavy-water moderated, 696, 697
  • —- — Heavy-water moderated, canning in, 44 Heavy-water moderated, costs of, 44
  • — — Heavy-water moderated, critical charac
  • teristics of, 44
  • — — Heavy-water moderated, equipment re
  • quirements, 44
  • Heavy-water moderated!, evaluation, 44 Heavy-water moderated, fuels for, 44 Heavy-water moderated, organic coolant in, by M. J. McNelly, 140
  • Helium-cooled, 339
  • Herald (Aldermaston), 44; details of, 262
  • HIFAR, in Australia, 265
  • High-flux, 662
  • High-temperature, gas-cooled, for
  • Canada, Daniels-Boyd, 829
  • High-temperature, gas-cooled, zeroenergy critical assembly, layout of, 233
  • Hinkley Point, details of, 262
  • Homogeneous aqueous, unsuitable for major research and development, 169
  • Homogeneous systems in US, 263 Horace (Aldermaston) 44
  • HTGC, 698; model of, 232; details of, 262; zero-energy, 339; ducting arrangement in, 732
  • Hunterston, details of, 262
  • Atomic reactors, instrumentation exhibits at
  • Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 274
  • Insurance of, bill on, 603
  • Ispra-1 (Italy), 13
  • in Italy, 686
  • S in Italy, contracts for, 438
  • — — for Japan, 636
  • JASON, details of, 262
  • KEWB, power increase in, 45
  • Kinetics, 763-4
  • Kinetics, study of, by CEGB, 540
  • KIWI-A, for rocket propulsion, 74
  • Latina plant, details of, 693
  • in Lenin icebreaker vessel, 600
  • Licensing of, bill on, 603
  • LIDO, 235; details of, 262
  • Light-water moderated, 44, 697, 699
  • Light-water-moderated natural-uranium, model 9000 for nuclear education (Nuclear-Chicago Corp.), 170
  • Liquid-metal-cooled, 696, 698
  • LMFR, 696
  • Low-pressure types, 695
  • for marine use, comment on, 603
  • MERLIN, details of, 262
  • MGCR, for merchant ship propulsion, 74
  • Mighty Mouse project, 664
  • MIT, report on, 662
  • Model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • Moderators, 337
  • Moderator, fuel dispersed in, 337
  • Moderator, water as, 44
  • Moderator types, 697
  • Monitoring and fault detection in, 274
  • MTR, operational Characteristics, 662;
  • technical and economic aspects, 662
  • NEPTUNE, 235; details of, 262; for
  • submarine-propulsion research, 262
  • NERO, details of, 262
  • Netherlands, 686
  • Non-moderated, 697, 700
  • NPD-2, arrangement of, 731
  • NPD-2 (Canada), 299
  • NRU, report on, 662, 663
  • NRX, report on, 663
  • OMRE, 698
  • Organic-cooled and moderated, in US 263
  • Organic fuels for; 110
  • Organic-moderated, 697, 698
  • ORNL-GCR-2 system, 696
  • ORR (Sweden), 13
  • ORR modified (Netherlands), 13
  • Package (Alco Products, Inc.), 234
  • Package power (Humphreys and Glasgow,
  • Ltd.), 234
  • Performance, fuel enrichment and, by C. Starr, 464
  • Physics and heat technology of, collection of Soviet papers on, 571
  • PLUTO, 13; high-temperature gas- cooled loop for testing ceramic fuel element in, 234; details of, 262
  • Plutonium-fuelled (US), 301
  • Plutonium use in, 464
  • Position and progress of, 262, 700
  • Power; by G. W. K. Ford, 694
  • Pressure-tube types, 695
  • Pressure-vessel types, 695
  • Pressurised-water, 699
  • Pressurised-water, and panel, Siemens, model of, 14
  • — Pressurised-water, in Russia, 263
  • Pressurised-water, for tanker, 602
  • Pressurised-water, in US, 263
  • for production of nuclear materials, USAEC project, 571
  • for Project Rover, 74
  • for propulsion, comparison and selection of types, 305, 309
  • PRPR, plutonium-based fuels, study on, 141
  • Pulsing, of Joint Nuclear Research Institute (Dubna), 265
  • Pumps for?, 273
  • PWR, 699
  • Research, consolidated report on Geneva Conference, by Dr. V. S. Crocker, 662
  • Research, models at atomic energy exhibition (Geneva), 142
  • Research, Supermarine works, 766
  • — — RPT, power doubled in, 665
  • Russian, 665
  • Russian projects, 263
  • Safety aspects of, 375
  • Safety and control, 762
  • Safety equipment (Mullard Equipment, Ltd.), 274
  • Safety and health aspects of, 764
  • Safety, ISO work on, 158
  • Safety precautions, 305
  • for sale abroad, by Sir W. Cook, 754
  • in Savannah merchant ship, 601
  • Shielding. See Shielding
  • for ship propulsion, prototype, in US, 665
  • Simulators, 324
  • Simulator, EBWR, for Geneva exhibition, 170
  • Small, companies manufacturing, 233
  • Sodium-coolant study, 170
  • Sodium-cooled thermal, in US, 263
  • SRE, 696; at design power level, 74
  • Stability, 763-4
  • Steam-water cooling system, by H. R. C. Pratt and J. D. Thornton, 504
  • for submarine for Britain (Westinghouse Electric Corp.), 14
  • for tankers, French work on, 602
  • Technology conference at Atomic
  • Energy Research Establishment (Harwell) report of, 14
  • Test, existing or planned in Europe OEEC, 13
  • TR, rebuilt, 665
  • for training, Supermarine works, 766
  • TREAT, for fast-neutron safety studies, 664
  • TRIGA, for training, research and isotope production, 109
  • Types, classification, 696
  • Types, containment classification, 695
  • Types, moderator classification, 697 US projects, 74, 263
  • Valves for, 273
  • Atomic reactors, water-cooled, 696, 697, 699 Water-cooled, corrosion and wear handbook for, 44
  • Water-cooled, design concepts, 731 Water-cooled and moderated, in US, 263 Windscale, details of, 262
  • for wood pulp industry for Norway, 14
  • — — WWR-M project, for production of
  • transuranic elements, 665
  • WWR-Z project for radiochemical research, 665
  • Zenith (Winfrith Heath), 766 ZERLINA, in India, 265 ZETR, end of useful life, 262 ZEUS, end of useful life, 262
  • — Research, European, cost of, 236 in France, 264
  • Fundamental, 403 in Russia, 264
  • — Safety advisory committee to be set up, 693
  • — Time standards, comparison of British and
  • American, 85
  • — Weapons Research Establishment, Horace nuclear reactor, 44; Herald nuclear reactor, 44; work on thermonuclear reactions, 168; Dr. N. Levin appointed deputy director of, 170; MINNI model of MAGGI fast-discharge apparatus, 400; thermonuclear research, 400; Work of AWRE Aldermaston (booklet), 571 Tests, radioactive contamination from, 240
  • Atomichrons in atomic time standards, comparison, 85
  • Atomkraftkonsortium Krangede AB and Co. interest in British reactor, 73
  • Attach^, scientific. See Scientific Attenuation, theoretical studies oh, 571 Attenuators at radio frequencies (book), 747 Auckland Electric-Power Board, electrical exhibition, 23
  • — Harbour bridge, progress on, 807
  • Audio equipment at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328
  • Audit 322 accounting machine with automatic tape punch (British Olivetti), 690
  • — 330 billing typewriter with automatic tape punch (British Olivetti), 690
  • Auditions, television advertisement, closed circuit television and telecine installation for (L.P.E. Television, Ltd.), 81
  • Austen, Dr. A. E. W., on origins of diesel engine noise, 608
  • Austen, Charles, Pumps Ltd., small pumps
  • (trade publication), 845
  • Austin Hopkinson and Co., Ltd., exhibits at
  • Essen Mining Show, 658
  • Austin Motor Co., Ltd., FX4 Metropolitan taxi with Borg Warner fully automatic transmission, 463; Omnicoach 12-seater public service vehicle, 463; A40 motor car, 470, 531; new magazine Payload, 747 Austinlite, Ltd., stand-by generator plant for radio telephone link in Jamaica, 135 Australia, atomic energy in, 265
  • — Atomic reactors in, 265 Reactor, HIFAR, in, 265
  • — Battery production, 799
  • — Electrical development, 261
  • — Engineering industries of, survey of, 330
  • — Gold price increase plea, 495
  • — Office machinery imports increasing, 389
  • — Survey of manufacturing activity in, comment on, 330
  • — Television contracts awarded to Marconi’s
  • Wireless Telegraph Co., 389
  • — Uranium deposit at Lake Boga, 792 Ore production and treatment, 465 235 purchase from US, 793 Resources in, 265
  • Australian Atomic Energy Commission, 265
  • — Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, tests on concrete and wooden posts for fencing, 620
  • Australian Electrical Industries, Pty., electrical and turbo-generator contract, 261 Austria, engineering industries of, 77
  • Auto-Gauge gauging machine for “Link-Line” automatic gear production (Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd.), 646
  • Auto-Union merger with Daimler-Benz, 101
  • Automatic assembly, costs of, 185 Planning, by G. H. Kendall, Sr., and L. Walter, 184
  • Unit, Dynasert, for printed circuits, 185
  • — Control. See Control
  • — Data processing, comment on, 33
  • — Design of steel-framed buildings, by J. Heyman, 834
  • — Pilots, Autopilot fitted to Lightning interceptor aircraft, 341
  • Autopilot system for high speed fighter aircraft, 297
  • Developments in, 474
  • — Programming, by Dr. G. Hopper, 728
  • — Radio compass, 318
  • Automatic Telephone and Electric Co., Ltd., thermally-compensated crystal oscillator, 215; 246 staff locator system (trade publication), 550; magnetic Storage drum, 688; cordless telephone switchboard for Canadian Pacific Railway, 770
  • — Train control in “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • — Transfer machine, Kenhos, 185
  • — Transmission, Borg Warner, Jaguar development of, 566 Borg-Warner, modifications to, 566, 567 Automation as aid to decision making, by J. Diebold, 162
  • — of assembly operations, by G. H. Kendall, Sr., and L. Walter, 184
  • — and computation, British conference on, bulletin of, 747
  • — Job adaptation for, by B. Metz, 632
  • — in legal world, by Dr. Mehl, 729
  • — Machine-tool, cinema film on (Renault), 573
  • — What it is, how it works, who can use it, by C. Dreher (review), 712
  • Automobiles. See Motor Cars Autopilot. See Automatic pilot
  • Autoradiography, radioisotopes for, 635
  • Autoxidation, hydrogen peroxide manufacture by (Laporte Chemicals, Ltd.), 812
  • Auxiliary machinery. See Ship
  • Avdel Lockbolt fastener (Aviation Developments, Ltd.), 124
  • Aveling-Barford Canada, Ltd., formation of, 471
  • Aveling-Barford Group, formation of Aveling-Barford Canada, Ltd., 471; “ SN ” dumper truck, 596
  • Avery, J., and Co., “ Dampa ” acoustic ceiling, 556
  • Avery, W. and T., Ltd., 500 ton horizontal testing machine for National Coal Board, 6
  • Aviation, civil, inventions safeguarding in, 767
  • Aviation Developments, Ltd., Avdel Lockbolt fastener, 124
  • — Facts and Figures (American Aviation Publications), 247
  • — Medicine, Institute of. See Institute
  • — Review, Popular (Brackens), 421
  • — See also Aeronautics; Air transport; Air craft, etc.
  • Avon aero engine, R.A.29, 1,000 hour life authorised for, 210
  • Avro Aircraft, Ltd., aircraft structural fatigue tests, 441; CF105 Arrow all-weather interceptor for Royal Canadian Air Force, 542
  • Ax-Cent compound flow fan (Keith Blackman, Ltd.), 672
  • Axle, rear, castor oil lubrication for, London Transport tests on, 223 De Dion, on Peerless sports car, 567
  • Axoflex 105 document reproduction process (Ilford), 747
  • Ayre, Capt. E. D., work on Nash Collection of historic aircraft, 723
  • Ayre, R. S., on engineering vibrations (review), 810
  • BABCOCK, B. F. P., on help from the West in Iraq, 227
  • Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., training centre at Renfrew, 46; nuclear engineering activities of, 73; collaboration with Babcock and Wilcox Co. of America, 73; awards at Brussels Exhibition, 526; tests on heattransfer and pressure-loss characteristics of. banks of tubes, 737; see also English- Electric-Babcock and Wilcox-Taylor Woodrow Atomic Power Group
  • Babcock and Wilcox Co. of America, nuclear engineering activities, 73; collaboration with Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., 73
  • Babcock and Wilcox of Australia, toiler contracts, 261
  • Bachhoffner, G. H., coking grate, 502
  • Backing paper, non-stick, “ Striplac ” (RWP Co.), 118
  • Baddeley, D. S., Engineering Co., Ltd., “Recorde” gas regulator, 333
  • Bags, paper, multi-sheet, for packaging cold solid bitumen,, 191
  • Bagasse, Horkel depither for (Parsons and Whittemore/Lyddon Organisation), 36
  • Bagnall-Burns BB.90 crawler tractor (W. G. Bagnall), 596-597
  • Bagnall, W. G., Ltd., Bagnall-Burns BB.90 crawler tractor, 596-597
  • Bailey, C. H., Ltd., Malta dockyard for commercial use, 194
  • Bailey, J. C., on fabricating and anodising facilities for aluminium, 616
  • Bailey, S. B., on earning a car in America, 35-36
  • Bainford, J. C. (Excavators), Ltd., Loadall 65 hydraulic loader, 191
  • Bakelite for outboard-powered boats (Meadcraft, Ltd.), 546
  • Bakelite, Ltd., use of Bakelite for outboard- powered boats (Meadcraft, Ltd.), 546; polyester resin for jointless flooring in commercial vehicles, 717; epoxide resin for resurfacing of compound curvature mould for Cossor C.R. 21 radar reflector, 775
  • Baker, Prof. H. Wright, on dial gauge, 804 Baker, Prof. J. F., work on plastic design, 834 Baker, L. B., on function of the contractor in chemical engineering projects, 121
  • Baker Perkins, Ltd., Taccone “ Diaform ” moulding machine, 30; permanent demonstration bay for foundry machinery, 789
  • Balance of payments, statistics and trends, 526
  • “ Balarc B.1.150” auxiliary arc welding set (Ashton-Young Engineering), 460
  • Balcome, A. J., Ltd., Alba television receiver with new chassis layout, 328
  • Baldwin brake booster for motor cars, 566
  • Baldwin, H. J., and Co., formation of marketing company for, 471
  • Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd., over-riding manual control for solenoid-operated valve, 4
  • Balfour, Arthur, and Co., Ltd., annual report, 72 Balfour Group, sales campaign in S. Africa and Rhodesia, 479
  • Balfour, Henry, and Co., Ltd., Scott-Smith molecular still, 71; Appleby-Frodingham combined desulphurising and sulphuric- acid plant, 223
  • Ball bearings. See Bearings
  • — Mill, origin of, 261
  • — Point pens, tests on, by Association for
  • Consumer Research, Ltd., 256
  • Ballistic flight and manned re-entry, 280, 281
  • — Missile. See Missile
  • — Rockets. See Rockets
  • Balloons, astronomical measurements with, by Dr. A. P. Willmore, 623
  • Bamborough, J., on developing a precision dynamometer, 582
  • Band saws. See Saws
  • Bandwidth on television screens, effect on picture quality, 64
  • Bank, International. See International Bank
  • Bank station of Waterloo and City line, twintrack travolator for, 784
  • — World. See International Bank
  • Bar, Noral 54SM; for aluminium alloy mobile concrete mixer (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 159
  • — Steel, flat, brittle fracture in, 117
  • Bar straightening machine. See Straightening machine
  • — Titanium, production of (I.C.I., Ltd.), 30
  • — Vertical, Lee-McCall system, in construction of Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Bar-Hillel, Prof., on literature searching, 729
  • Barash, M., on spark-eroded surfaces, 615
  • Barber-Greene 873 Finisher machine for laying and finishing bituminous road surfaces, 659
  • Bargaining, collective, A.F.L.-C.I.O. report on, 176
  • Comment on, 143
  • De-centralisation of, 143
  • for engineers, as a professional body arguments on, 143
  • — Wage, financial information in, 176
  • Barge, oil, flexible, sea trials of Dracone DI (Dracone Developments, Ltd.), 440
  • — Train and pusher tug, Gongola, trials in Firth of Clyde, 69
  • Barker, D. W. K., on plant commissioning, 122 Barrel loader, Brimpex (Industrial Machine and Equipment Co (Brimpex), Ltd.), 165 Barrett, N. T., on sphere for Dounreay reactor,
  • 734
  • Barrow Steel Works, continuous casting plant modifications at, 775
  • Barrus, E. P. (Concessionaires), Ltd., Devcon emergency repair kit for cold plumbing, 128
  • Barton meter magnetic memory drum for burst cartridge computer, 274
  • Bas Congo-Katanga Railway, 50-cycle electric railway traction progress, 609
  • Basins, aeration, at Ashford Common filtration works, 255
  • Bass, John, Ltd., pressurised cabinet for dustfree assembly, 593
  • Bateman, E. H., on Shaw’s alphabet, 496, 591. See LETTER, 559
  • Bathroom scales, tests on, 684
  • Battelle Memorial, Institute research organisation of, 18
  • Batteries, automotive, new factory for, in Southern Rhodesia (Chloride Electrical Storage Co.), 369
  • — as means of storing energy, 381
  • — for midget locomotive for inside Rock of Gibraltar (Chloride Batteries, Ltd.), 657
  • — Production in Australia, 799 in India, 799
  • -— — at Oldham and Son, Ltd., 799 in South Africa, 799
  • — Voltages, electronic system for restricting variations in (Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd.), 563
  • — See also Accumulator; Cell
  • Battersby, A., on counting with fingers, 68 Bayley, F. J., on fluid dynamics (book), 747
  • B. B. gas-air torch for high temperatures (B.B.S.
  • Development and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 528
  • BBC. See British Broadcasting Corporation
  • B.B.S. Development and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., B.B. gas-air torch, 528
  • BCK. See Bas Congo-Katanga Railway BDHTBrR atomic reactor in Russia, 263 Beaches, motor cars on, Plain Words on, 194 Beacons1,1 directional, 322
  • Consul, 315, 316, 321
  • Beacons Oil-fired air heater (John Thompson
  • Beacon Windows, Ltd.), 461
  • Beams, broad-flange, for extensions at Whessoe
  • Ltd. (Dorman Long), 683
  • Flange, rolling mill for, at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Electron, permanent magnets for focusing
  • (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • — Mild-steel, flexural behaviour of, by K.
  • , Farnell, 674
  • — Prestressed, by Freyssinet system, for roofs
  • of new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Beardmore, William, and Co., Ltd.., opening of new mechanical-testing department, 79
  • Bearings, ball, contra-rotating, for dynamometer driving unit, 582
  • History of, 593
  • Miniature, accuracy checks on, AID instrument for, 641 and roller: theory, design and application, by P. Eschmann, L. Hasbargen, and K. Weigand (review), 712
  • — — Thin (MPB, Inc.), 230
  • — History of early manufacture, 261
  • — Hydrostatic oil-trunnion, for dynamometer absorbing unit, 583
  • — Metal sprayed, production techniques, 644
  • — Pedestal, for main-engine drive tanker generators (North Eastern Marine Engineering Co.), 744
  • — Plain, lubrication of: applicability of Reynold’s hydrodynamic theory, by J. H. Halton, 59
  • — Porous sintered bronze, Polyslip, impregnated with PTFE (Bound Brook Bearings,- Ltd.), 17
  • — Races, roller, tapered, automatic air gauging machine for (Teddington Industrial Equipment), 759
  • — Roller and ball: theory, design and application, by P. Eschmann, L. Hasbargen, and K. Weigand (review), 712
  • — Technique, Rotorace, for reducing random drift in gyroscopes (Sperry Gyroscope Co.), 671
  • — Trunnion, for dynamometer driving unit,
  • 582
  • Beaver, Sir H., address at opening of jubilee exhibition of Institution of Structural Engineers, 556
  • Beck, Koller and Co., polyester resins for plastics ambulance bodies, 644
  • Becker-Priinte (Datteln), haulage equipment for underground use, 658
  • Beckton Works, sulphur and sulphuric acid production from sewage sludge, 179
  • Bedford Utilabus 12-seater public service vehicle, 463
  • Bedplate for main-engine drive tanker generators (North Eastern Marine Engineering Co.), 744
  • Beer bottling plant at Benskin’s Watford Brewery, 210
  • — Continuous fermentation process for, 787
  • Beharrell, G. E., on position and prospects of Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., 15
  • Belcher, C. A., on electrical installations in multi-storey flats and maisonettes, 848
  • Belgian Atomic Energy Authority, Mercury computer for (Ferranti), 203
  • — Atomic power station project, 793
  • — Congo, railway electrification in, 609 Belgium, atomic reactors, 686
  • — Engineering industries of, T1
  • Bell, F. H., on paying wages monthly, 396
  • Bell, S. W., on mathematics for HNC. Vol. II: electrical (book), IT1
  • Bell Telephone Laboratories, diffused silicon diodes for parametric amplifier, 86; parametric amplifier for micro-wave signals, 86; digital computers for simulation of coding systems, 550; travelling-wave tube with continuous wave output of 100 mW, 800
  • Bifellman, R., on dynamic programming (review), 612
  • Belt conveyor. See Conveyor
  • — Pulleys, self-lubricating (Rolandswerk (Essen)), 658
  • Belting, conveyor, Terylene (Leyland and Birmingham Rubber Co., Ltd.), 672
  • Bench, “ Five-pin board ” exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Bending beryllium tubes, 766
  • — Moment, multicell box subjected to, optimum design of, by D. J. Johns (book), 747
  • in pressure vessels, 204
  • — Stress in spur gear teeth, photoelastic
  • experiments on, by M. A. I. Jacobson, 543
  • Bendix Aviation Corp, of America, polar path compass system licence to Elliott Bros., 297
  • — Dunlop disc brake manufacture under licence from', 566
  • Benge, R. C., on technical education in U.K., 713
  • Bennes-Marrel Multi-Bucket interchangeable body equipment for motor lorries, 529
  • Bennett, E. W., on prestressed concrete: theory and design (review), 219
  • Bennetts, J. H., clean coal delivery service, 791
  • Benskin’s Brewery, new bottling hall at Watford, 210
  • Benson, S. H., Ltd., formation of Analytical European Surveys, Ltd., 130
  • Bentley Motors (1931), Ltd., Motor Show exhibits, 506
  • BEPO atomic reactor, details of, 262
  • Beresford, H., on ultra-high-tensile steels, 446
  • Berg-und-Huttenbetriebe, AG fur, growth and activities of, 427
  • “ Bergbaumechanik,” by Maercks and Oster- mann (book), 577
  • Bergius Co., export manager’s overseas tour, 611
  • Berkeley atomic power station, cooling-water screens for (F. W. Brackett and Co., Ltd.), 170; thermal insulation contract for (Cape Asbestos), 170; magnetic memory drum for burst cartridge computer, 274
  • — Reactor, details of, 262
  • Bernard Heating Appliances, Ltd., naturaldraught oil-fired domestic boiler, 424
  • Beryllia-moderated reactors. See Atomic reactors
  • Beryllium for aircraft structures, 442
  • — Fabrication for nuclear engineering (Tube Investments), 748
  • — Hardened stainless steel, V2B, 616
  • — Moderated reactors. See Atomic reactors
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures, 241
  • Beryllium Smelting Co., Ltd., V2B stainless alloy, 616
  • — Tubes (Tube Investments), 7'48
  • Bending of, 766
  • — Wrought, first plant for production of (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.), 375
  • Manufacture of, 375
  • “ Besco ” sheet metal working machines (trade publication), 327
  • Bessemer converter. See Converter
  • — Steel in Sweden, centenary of, 17
  • Besserer, C. W., missile engineering handbook (review), 648
  • Best, R. H., on loss of farmland, 691
  • Best, S. J., export service of, 716
  • Beswick, F., on aircraft industry,-269
  • Beta decay of cobalt, 60, 539
  • — Rays, radiation from, safety precautions for (booklet), 170
  • Soft, measurement of, Dynacon Electrometer for (Nuclear-Chicago Corp.), 110
  • Betatron, air-cored (CERN), 236
  • Beurle, R. L., on model of the brain, 728-9 Bevel gears. See Gears
  • Beverley transport aircraft, new hangar for, at Abingdon (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • Beyer Peacock, acquisition of Air Control Installations by, 335
  • Beyer, Prof. R., on kinetics of linkages (review), 612
  • Bhabha, Dr., on atomic energy for underdeveloped countries', 372
  • Bibliography on artificial satellites, part one, 195® 57
  • — on comparisons of plasties with steel, 613
  • — on effect of technological progress on
  • education, by Mrs. B. Board, 613
  • — research of and development (National
  • Science Foundation), 277
  • — on zirconium, 747
  • “ Bicep ” hydraulically-operated lifting table (Access Equipment), 756
  • Bickerton, Dr. R. J., on controlled thermonuclear reactions, 824
  • Bicycle, first constructor of, 261
  • — Motor-assisted increased popularity of, 633
  • — Motor-assisted, Raleigh 49-9 c.c., 580
  • — Wheel, truing machine for (Phillips Cycles,
  • Ltd.), 788
  • “ Big Ben ” 'dumper truck (Thornycroft, Ltd.), 596
  • Bigwood, Joshua, and Son, Ltd., bar and tube straightening machine, 429; Abramsen straightening machines, 626
  • Bills of Parliament. See under specific subjects of Bills
  • Billets, rolling under tension, 522
  • Billing meter (Ferranti, Ltd.), 96
  • — Typewriter, Audit 330, with automatic tape punch (British Olivetti), 690
  • BIM-Polytechnic Executive Programme courses, 80
  • Bins, storage, for “ Tote ” system of bulk materials handling (Pressoturn, Ltd.), 489
  • Binary systems, papers on, by J. Malengreau (book), 747
  • Binder, Universal, Pitabond (trade publication), 218
  • Biological treatment of sewage and industrial wastes. Vol. 2: by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • Birfield, Ltd., university scholarship awards, 6911
  • Birkinshaw, D. C., on television engineering. Vol. IV: general circuit techniques (review), 777
  • Birlec, Ltd., furnace equipment for continuous galvanising plant at Ebbw Vale works of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ltd., 79
  • Birmingham Corp., closed shop allegation in transport department, 736
  • -— Exchange and Engineering Centre, activities of, 151; conference on industrial design and engineering industries, preliminary notice, 559
  • — London Motorway, progress report on, 26
  • — Museum of Science and Industry, old craft workshop, exhibits, 453
  • Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., diesel electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 757
  • Birmingham Small Arms Co., Ltd., position and prospects of, 727. See also BSA
  • — University, post-graduate course in operational research in industry, 179
  • Bischoff, Gottfried, A.G., agreement with Newton Chambers Co., 822
  • BISRA. See British Iron and Steel Research Association
  • Bitumen, asphaltic, for road surfacing and maintenance (book), 712
  • — Cold, solid, multi-sheet paper bags for
  • packaging, 191
  • — Liquid, storage tanks for, at Shell Haven
  • (Shell Refining Co.), 191
  • — Roofing materials (trade publication), 153 Bituminous-epoxy coating, Epimastic (trade
  • publication), 27
  • — Road surfaces, 873 Finisher machine for
  • laying and finishing (Barber-Greene), 659 Black and Decker, Ltd., establishment of new organisation in Holland, Belgium and Germany, 81
  • Black Knight research rocket, 371
  • Black, M., on art of appearance design in engineering, 708
  • Black, W. P. M., on movement of soil moisture (book), 777
  • Blackburn and General Aircraft Co., Ltd., annual report, 239; Turmo 600 free- turbine engine for P531 helicopter, 268; NA 39 naval strike aircraft, 340; Artouste 510 aircraft auxiliary power and engine starting units, 342 ; diversification into electronics field, 693
  • Blackbushe Airport, visual glide path indicator at, 449
  • Blackman, Keith, Ltd., position and prospects of, 293; Ax-Cent compound flow fan, 672; small fans (trade publication), 776
  • Blades, gas-turbine, cooling by deep-hole drilling by spark machining, 442
  • — Mill for separating manganese ore from clay (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • Blaengarw coal-preparation plant, electromagnetic screens at, clogging prevention by electric heating equipment, 133
  • Blair, J. C., appointment as deputy chairman of Alfred Herbert, Ltd., 822
  • Blake, H. V., remarks at reinforced plastics technical conference (Brighton), 719
  • Blake, John, Ltd., comment on sales technique of, 415
  • Blanket, electric, with thermostatic remote control (E. K. Cole, Ltd.), 32
  • Blast furnace. See Furnace
  • Blaw-Knox Co., heat and abrasion resisting castings (trade publication), 118; furnace temperature probe, 166; double-diaphragm level indicator for silos, 384; automatically discharging concrete transport bucket, 429
  • Blaw-Knox Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd., formation of, 598
  • Blessing, Dr. K., on loans position in Germany, 174
  • Block heaters, thermal storage, trials on, 32
  • Blood flow and volume test, sodium 24 for, 108
  • Blooms, shear for, at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Blooming mill at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Blue Flame burner for natural-draught oil- fired domestic boiler (Oilferno, Ltd.), 424
  • Bluebird motor car, development of new, 200 B.M.B. (Sales), Ltd., pressurised cabinet for dust-free assembly, 593
  • BMC Service, Ltd., service company of British Motor Corp., Ltd., 435
  • BMW Triebwerkbau GmbH, Orpheus turbojet engines to be built under licence, 532
  • Bo-Bo wheel arrangement on diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 757
  • Boards, automatic sawing machines for (Wadkin, Ltd!.), 2'11
  • Board, Mrs. B., bibliography on effect of technological progress on education, 613
  • — Ships’, asbestos, Turnall (Turners Asbestos Cement Co., Ltd.), 392
  • — of Trade, capital expenditure forecast, 394;
  • increase in factory plan approvals, 527; assistance to engineering firms in Scotland 735; see also Export Credit Guarantee Department
  • Boat maintenance at British Waterways Wigan workshop, 587
  • Boat, motor. See Motor boat
  • - Torpedo. See Motor torpedo
  • — Outboard-powered, of reinforced' polyester resin (Meadcraft, Ltd), 546
  • Bodies containing radioisotopes, safe handling of (booklet), 199
  • — Human, evaporation from, instrument for direct determination of, 620
  • — Interchangeable, for motor lorries, Bennes-Marrel, 529
  • — Motor-car, plastics, 531
  • Bohr, Prof. N., on discovery of atomic nucleus, 793
  • Boilers, cyc/o-hexylamine carbonate for protection during idle periods, 178
  • — Feed pump. See Pump Water treatment dosing injector (Houseman and Thompson, Ltd.), 461
  • — Firing appliances, automatic control of, 3
  • — Furnace. See Furnace; Stoker
  • — House for hydrogenation plant at Stork margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 13®* See LETTER, 331
  • — Oil-fired, natural-draught (Bernard Heating Appliances, Ltd.), 424
  • — — Fired, Oilheat, with twin boilers (Henry Wilson and Co., Ltd.), 160
  • — — Fired, packaged, Cleaver-Books Monitor (Marshall and Sons, Ltd.), 11
  • Fired packaged, “ Farrapac ” (Farrar Boiler Works, Ltd.), 529
  • — — Fired, weather-sensitive control unit for
  • (Stonebridge Electrical Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — Plant at Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 548
  • — and steam engine, Ricardo, for under developed countries, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • — for Thorpe Marsh Power Station, 550 MW (International Combustion, Ltd.), 710
  • — See also Steam; Steam-generating plant Bolster wagons, “ Salmon,” for laying long
  • welded rails in North Eastern Region of British Railways, 783
  • “ Bolton Abbey ” passenger-cargo motorship for British Transport Commission’s Hull- Rotterdam service (Brooke Marine, Ltd.), 122
  • “ Bomb-Lube ” silicon-based aerosol mouldrelease agent (trade publication), 327
  • Bomford and Evershed, Ltd., “ Sapper Powerdozer ” single ram bulldozer blade for tractors, 529
  • Bonallack and Sons, combined pressure tanker and tipper, 463
  • Bondre, N. G., on concrete curing tests, 3
  • Boneham, W., on fine boring and turning (book), 811
  • Books, technical, income tax allowance on, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • Booker Group, acquisition of Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., 598 .
  • Bookkeeping in nationalised industries, Plain Words on, 426
  • Boom defence system on Clyde, 395
  • Booth, A. D., on Shaw’s alphabet, 396; symposium on mechanisation of thought processes, 728
  • Booth, K. H. V., on programming for an automatic digital calculator (review), 187 Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd., computer installation, 668; profit earning (booklet), 736 BORAX atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • BORAX IV atomic reactor, ceramic fuel elements tested in, 830
  • Borg Warner automatic transmission, for Austin FX4 Metropolitan taxi, 463; Jaguar development of, 566; modifications to, 566, 567
  • Boring, fine, and turning, by W. Boneham (book), 811
  • — Head, sliding, automatic (Swindon Tool Co., Ltd.), 135
  • — Machine, drill, precision-type (Kitchen and Wade, Ltd.), 135
  • — — Earth, auger-type (William Press and Son, Ltd.), 492
  • — — Jig. See Jig
  • See also Lathe, profile boring
  • Boris Kidric Institute of Nuclear Sciences, radiation accident at, 540, 793
  • Borrowing powers of nationalised industries, increase in, 754
  • Boss, The: by R. Lewis and Miss R. Stewart, comment on book, 685
  • Bottles, glass, silicone treatment for, 719 -— Warmer with thermoelectric cooling and heating (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • Bottling plant at Benskin’s Watford Brewery, 210
  • Bottomley, S. C., on length measuring machines; machine-tool scales with optical reading devices, 615
  • Bound Brook Bearings, Ltd., Poly slip porous sintered bronze bearings impregnated with PTFE, 17
  • Boundary layer control, Handley Page project on reduction of drag, 296
  • — — Control in NA 39 naval strike aircraft,
  • 340
  • -— — Control, position and prospects of, 473 -— — Equations for laminar flow for convection, 383
  • Theory for hypersonic flight, 414 Bowater Organisation, insulation (trade publication), 776
  • Bowater Paper Corp., terylene webbing straps for slack pipes, 118
  • Bowater Sales Co., Ltd., Cinema films on uses of building hardboards, 64
  • Bowater Steamship Co., Ltd., Pleuger Aktiv rudder for pulp-carrying vessels Elizabeth Bowater and Constance Bowater, 450 Bowden, F. P., on ignition of firedamp by stationary metal particles and frictional sparks, 241
  • Bowles, F., and Sons, Ltd., aluminium alloy mobile concrete mixer, 159
  • Bowver, G. and U., work at Brussels Exhibition, 527
  • Box, multicell, subjected to given bending moment and temperature distribution, optimum design of, by D. J. Johns (book), 747
  • Box strapping, electro-galvanised metal strip for (Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd.), 144
  • Boyd, W. * See Daniels-Boyd
  • Boydell, E., and Co., Ltd., side-tipping bucket for high loaders, 26; redesigned Muir- Hill 3S 1 yd. dumper, 366
  • Boyle, Air Marshal Sir D., on RAF Training College officers’ membership ineligibility for Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 526
  • BP, in Marseilles/Strasbourg pipeline project, 258
  • BR-2 atomic reactor, report on, 663
  • Reactor (Belgium), 13
  • Braby, Fredk., and Co., Ltd., aluminium alloy mobile concrete mixer, 159
  • Brackens, Popular Aviation Review, 421
  • Brackett, F. W., and Co., Ltd., cooling-water screens for atomic power stations, 170
  • Brades Nash Tyzack, Ltd., “ Surpans ” nonburring spanner, 640
  • Bradshaw, Prof. E., analogue computer for railway train timetables, 87
  • Bradwell atomic power station, sea transport of heat exchangers for (booklet), 202; charging and discharging fuel on load, 505; model of, Brussels Exhibition award, 611
  • Reactor, details of, 262
  • Braille Library, Valentin Haiiy Association, comment on, 27
  • Brain, model of, by R. L. Beurle, 728-9
  • Braine, B., on research in coil springs industry, 12
  • Brake, air, Laycock-Korr, for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • — — Operated, for British Railways diesel railbuses (Clayton Dewandre), 350
  • — Booster, Baldwin, for motor cars, 566 Deadman’s, in ° Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • — Disc, Dunlop, 566
  • Lockheed design, 566 on motor cars, 530, 566
  • — for MGA sports car (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 101
  • — Fade-resistant, two-trailing shoe, 530
  • — Linings research at Ferodo Centre, 779
  •  ?— — Sintered, research at Ferodo Centre, 780 ?— System, Monitor, for diesel railbuses (Dunlop Co., Ltd.), 350
  • — Testing of, at Ferodo Centre, 780
  • — Vacuum, zero-lag, for motor vehicles and trailers (Rippon Brothers), 190
  • — See also Anti-skid; Dynamometer
  • Braking system, monitor, for diesel railbuses (Dunlop Co., Ltd.), 350
  • Brand wood, L., on pronoun reference in German, 728
  • Brasilia, new capital of Brazil, 23
  • Brass turner’s workshop exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Brassfounding at Richard Harlow and Son, Ltd., 499
  • Brassfoundry craft exhibits at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Bray Construction Equipment, Ltd., tractor shovels at Public Works Exhibition, 596
  • Brayshaw Furnaces, Ltd., formation of, 335
  • Brayshaw Furnaces and Tools, Ltd., diamond jubilee, 335; divisions to trade under new names, 335
  • Brayshaw Tools, Ltd., formation of, 335
  • Brazil, exports of, 131
  • — Fork-lift trucks for (Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co.), 208
  • — Industrial expansion ventures, 131
  • — New capital, Brasilia, 23
  • — Oil-refinery construction in, 303 Breakdowns. See Accidents
  • Brech, R., on contribution of economics to business efficiency, 389
  • Breeden, D. L., on position and prospects of Wilmot-Breeden (Holdings), Ltd., 15
  • Brefcon, activities in Brazil, 303 BRENDA atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Brennan, J. E., on blending versus re-enrichment for slightly enriched uranium, 142
  • Brett, P., on cost estimating and control, 122
  • Brewers’ Society, announcement of continuous fermentation process for beer, 787
  • Brewery, Benskin’s, new bottling hall at Wattford, 210
  • Brewing of beer, continuous fermentation process for, 787
  • — Industry, association between Ind Coope and Allsopp and John Labatt, 435
  • Research Association, continuous fermentation process for beer, 787
  • BRF atomic reactor in Russia, 263
  • Bricks, fire. See Refractory Materials Brickwork, fixing tools and studs to, Hilti system for (Ucan Development, Ltd.), 8
  • Bridge, Auckland Harbour, progress on, 807
  • — Construction, prestressed concrete, study by
  • Concrete, Ltd., 127
  • — Design, steel use in, competition on, 687
  • — Oxford Western By-pass, discussion in Par
  • liament on progress of, 48
  • — Railway, life of, factors relating to, 518
  • -— — Maintenance of, 518
  • Painting of, 518
  • — Road, Forth, model of, 63; description of,
  • 63; ceremony of first pile driving, 687; film on construction of, 687
  • — Steel, by A. Hawranek and O. Steinhardt (book), 844
  • — Structural steel in, by F. Stiissi (review). 845 -T— Suspension, Samawa (Iraq), 24
  • — Unsafe, how to cross, by Dr. E. W. Parkes,
  • 606
  • Bridges, F. W., and Sons, Ltd., Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Exhibition, 70
  • Bridgewater, J. H. L., on middle-aged bachelor, 291
  • Bright, N. F. H., on effects of furnace atmospheres on sintering behaviour of uranium dioxide (review), 613
  • Briginshaw, R. W., on printing trade differentials, 292
  • Brimpex barrel loader (Industrial Machine and Equipment Co. (Brimpex), Ltd.), 165
  • Brindley, James, canal builder, commemorative tablet to, 528
  • Brinell tests. See Hardness tests
  • Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd., Marine Proteus 1260 gas-turbine, 5; type test on Olympus Mark 201 turbojet, 62; Proteus free-tur- bine engine for Bluebird car, 200; Orpheus Mark 803, military uses, 343; Proteus turbo-prop engines, 760 series, 343; Orpheus turbojet engines to be built in Germany under licence, 53,2
  • Bristol-Aero Jet, Ltd., formation and appointments to board of, 532
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Britannia airliner progress and orders, 267; formation of Bristol-Aero jet, Ltd., by, 532
  • Bristol Aircraft, Ltd., helicopter rotor blade test tower, 217; Bristol 192 military-transport helicopter, 268;; glass fibre “fluted core ” radomes for Britannia airliners, 715; probable redundancy at, 761
  • “ Bristol ” BP02 V-twin cylinder pantograph air compressor for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 759
  • — College of Technology, nuclear physics course, 403
  • Bristol Commercial Vehicles, Ltd., diesel railbuses for British Railways, 350
  • Bristol 192 military-transport helicopter, 268 Britain, Confidence in, Plain Words on, 558
  • — in Europe Committee, constitution and
  • activities of, 34
  • — and European Community, study of relationship between (PEP), 81
  • Britain's Future and Technical Education (pamphlet), 405
  • — Leads in this nuclear age (booklet), 73
  • — Speak for, campaign, Plain Words on, 394.
  • See LETTER, 495. See also 558
  • Britannia airliners, glass fibre “ fluted core ” radomes for (Bristol Aircraft, Ltd.), 715
  • Lack of orders for, 761
  • • for military purposes, delivery position, 111 Progress and orders, 267
  • — 320 airliner, Proteus 765 turbo-prop engines for, 343
  • Britannica Book of the Year 1958 (book), 247 British achievement, Plain Words on, 558
  • British Aluminium Co., Ltd., aluminium alloy for “ Dampa ” acoustic ceiling, 556; Aluminium Co. of America’s contract for entire unissued capital of, 727, 756; offer of Tube Investments, Ltd., to purchase entire ordinary capital of, 727, 756, 822
  • — Amateur Television Club, exhibits at Radio
  • Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • British American Oil Co., opening of Peace River oil refinery, 786
  • British Association:
  • Glasgow Meeting:
  • Presidential Address, by Sir Alexander Fleck, 257, 302
  • Section L {Education):
  • Presidential Address on craft training, by Sir Willis Jackson, 302
  • Section G {Engineering):
  • Presidential Address on heat and the engineer, by Prof. O. A. Saunders, 383, 419; Plain Words on, 290. See LETTERS, 364, 428, 496, 528, 819
  • Engineering papers at, note on, 278 High-speed flight, rockets and satellites, by Prof. W. J. Duncan, 278
  • High-speed flight, rockets and satellites, by L. F. Nicholson, 279
  • Long-range rockets and satellites, by E. C. Cornford, 282
  • Nuclear propulsion, by J. Edwards, 304 Radio aids to navigation, by R. L. Smith- Rose, 313
  • Electrical vector-loci display apparatus, by P. Strange, 354
  • Storage of energy, by R. G. Voysey, 380 Aerodynamics of wakes, by A. J. Taylor Russell, 701
  • Gas flow across banks of tubes, by J. M. Miller and G. F. S. Reising, 737 Section J {Psychology):
  • Friction between production and inspection department, by R. M. McKenzie, 344
  • Leeds Meeting:
  • Section F {Economics):
  • Hoarding of labour, by Prof. A. J. Brown, 302 .
  • Deep-freezing of mammals, by Dr. A. S. Parkes, e/ al., 302
  • Shipbuilding and marine engineering apprentices, 344
  • Economics in efficiency of business operations, by R. Beach, 389
  • British Boiler Accessories, Ltd., “ Helitube ” heat exchanger with coiled tubes, 167
  • British Broadcasting Corp., experimental use of gun microphone, 64; television interview studio at Southampton, 224; experimental stereophonic transmissions, 360; v.h.f. transmitting station at Llanddona, 456; television: a British engineering achievement (book), 5.77; colour television tests, 629
  • — Chemical Plant Manufacturers’ Association,
  • chemical and petroleum engineering exhibition, 70
  • — Coal Utilisation Research Association,
  • annual report;, 3; capacity of slagging gasifier. See (Correction, 69. See also Vol. 184; research on oil from coal, 735
  • — Columbia, industrialisation progress, 786
  • — Commonwealth. See Commonwealth
  • — Conference on Automation and Computation, bulletin of, 747
  • — Electrical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, historical court at Auckland electrical show, 23; awards at Brussels Exhibition, 526; cinema film on aluminium welding arcs, 573
  • Development Association, public speaking competition, 660; Public Speaking is Great Fun (booklet), 660; electricity in agriculture (trade publication), 713
  • Power Convention Exhibition, exhibits at, 32
  • — European Airways, trading position, 335;
  • Approach (leaflet), 390; test bed for Dart propeller-turbine engine at London Airport, 553
  • “ British Fortnight ” exhibition at Dallas (Texas), 716
  • — Horological Institute, centenary exhibition, 588
  • British Hydrocarbon Chemicals, Ltd., manufacture of Rigidex polyethylene, 523
  • British Industrial Plastics, Ltd., flash clipping press for plastics, 597
  • — Industries Federation of. See Federation Pavilion at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • — Institute of Management: BI M-Poly technic Executive Programme
  • Courses, 80; interfirm performance comparison advocated, 362; conference on leadership, comment on remarks by Prof.
  • R. Tannenbaum, 393; one-day seminars on communication, 632; discussion in Parliament on Government grants-in-aid paid, 667
  • National Conference {Brighton):
  • Opening Address, by Sir H. Howitt, 754, 837
  • Small investor, by J. B. Kinross, 755 Role of top executive in large organisation, by Sir J. Elliott, 794
  • Nestle training centre, Lausanne, by C. Myers and F. A. Kirby, 794
  • Good industrial relations, by S. C. Hills, 823
  • Effect of quality of administration on technical and commercial efficiency, by A. C. Durie, 837
  • Poor salesmanship by British exporters, by B. H. Dyson, 837
  • Sales policy and production efficiency, by R. S. Liddle, 837
  • Study group discussion on co-ordinating technical developments, technical services and sales, 837
  • Vertical co-operation for better forecasting and planning, by A. M. Alfred, 837
  • Summing up remarks by Lord Verulam, 754
  • British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd., coaxial radio-frequency miniaturised cables, 4; claw cleats (trade publication), 550; feeder pillars for power distribution (trade publication), 550; “ Polytel ” sili- cone-grease-filled polyethylene sleeve for cable joints, 770
  • Internal Combustion Engine Research Association, future prospects of, 214
  • — Interplanetary Society, conference on space medicine, 527; moon flight design study of 1938, 527; astronomical measurements with rockets, satellites and balloons, by Dr. A. P. Willmore, 623
  • — Iron and Steel Federation, doubts on steel
  • expansion forecasts, 163; training course for Durgapur steelworks personnel at Ashorne Hill, 207; report on iron and steel making in Poiand (book), 218; steel industry’s labour record (booklet), 357; world survey on ownership of steel industries, 427; crane safety in iron and steel industry (pamphlet), 553
  • and Steel Research Association, “ Cyclosteel ” ironmaking process, 145; calculation of load and torque in hot flat rolling, by P. M. Cook, and A. W. McCrum (book), 445
  • — Life assurance statistics (1953-57), 599
  • — Manufacturers of Petroleum Equipment, Council of. See Council
  • — Medical Association as negotiating body
  • for medical profession, 143
  • British Motor Corporation, Ltd., exports of motor cars to America, 303; expansion at Coventry and Cowley, 435; formation of BMC Service Ltd., 435
  • — Nuclear Energy Conference, Joint Panel
  • on Nuclear Marine Propulsion of, 237 British Olivetti, Ltd., Audit 322 accounting machine with automatic tape punch, 690; Audit 330 billing typewriter with automatic tape punch, 690
  • British Overseas Airways Corp., annual report, 239; agreement with WAAC (Nigeria), Ltd., 499; relationship with British West Indian Airways, 499; comment on strike at London Airport, 533; manufacturer to sue leader of strike committee, 572 ; emergency passenger oxygen systems for Comet 4 airliners, 581; strike at London Airport;, 794
  • British Oxygen Co., Ltd., argon purification plant for Dounreay, 79
  • British Oxygen Gases, Ltd., storage of welding gases, 452
  • British Petroleum Co., Ltd., Marseilles/Strasbourg pipeline project, 258; agreement with Sinclair ©11 Corp, for joint action on American continent, 598
  • — Plastics Federation, polythene cold-water
  • tubing specification, 64; Conference at Torquay: remarks on prospects of plastics industry, 532; abstract and information service, 681; reinforced plastics technical conference (Brighton), 719; list of papers presented at, 720
  • Yearbook, 1958 (book), 152
  • — Productivity Council, cinema film on
  • “ Method Study in the Office,” 9; cinema film “ Variety Reduction,” 9; competition for emblem design, 27; cutting costs for productivity (booklet), 185; essay competition on variety reduction, 717
  • — Railways, working deficit of, 2; discussion in Parliament on disposal of disused branch lines, 12; locomotive building programme, 35; analogue computer for train timetables, 87; “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123; discussion in Parliament on unremunera- tive lines, 139; D5000-D5029 diesel electric main-line locomotives, 221; transistor-inverter fluorescent lighting system in “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow ex-; press, 222; main-line diesel-electric locomotives for, 226; main-line diesel- hydraulic locomotives for, 226; main-line diesel locomotives for, 226; main-line electrification progress, 331; N.U.R.’s views on cuts in passenger services, 344; diesel railbus for, 350; work study in (booklet), 439; discussion on conversion of railways into roads, 535; estimated deficit for 1958 and financial policy of, 622; modernisation programme, comment on, by A. B. B. Valentine, 655; inaugural run of first El000 25 kV a.c. electric locomotive, 724; progress of modernisation plan, 724; electrification progress, 724; Co-Bo diesel-electric locomotives for London Midland Region, 757; dieselelectric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 757; 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 759; laying long welded rails in North Eastern Region, 783; modernisation plan to be reviewed, 818; modernisation plan, Transport (Borrowing Powers) Bill for, 832; road transport competition to, 832; see also British Transport Commission
  • British Resin Products, Ltd., cinema film on “ Saroy ” toughened plastics sheet, 38; effect of processing on Rigidex polyethylene, 523; Rigidex polyethylene sheet for “ Permet ” unbreakable stencils, 748; polyethylene (trade publication), 776
  • — Road Federation, transport statistics, 494 Services, Tripad demountable body,
  • 22; “ Spotter ” slave-tractor, 222; parcels van with exceptional visibility, 222
  • British Ropes, Ltd., suspension cables for suspension bridge at Samawa, 26; wire ropes (trade publication), 845
  • — Safety Council, safety gramophone record,
  • 143; safety posters of, 143; intervention in strike on civil engineering site, 176
  • — Scientific Instrument Research Association, symposium on literature of instruments, and instrumentation, 649
  • — Shareholders Trust, formation of, 755
  • — Shipbuilding compendium, 1958 (book), 218
  • — Standards, availability for students, 9 British Standards Institution, wall chart of welding symbols, 190; universal decimal classification: B.S. 1000B: 1958 (book), 247; manufacturers licensed to use Kite-mark (booklet), 588; table, of symbols for proof correction, 681; discussion in Parliament on Kite Mark on electrical goods, 767; see also Consumer Advisory Council
  • Specifications: galvanised steel sheet, 38; blackheart malleable iron castings, 144; gears for turbine and similar drives: Part 2: tooth form and pitches, 364; welded tube, stainless steel, 719; compressibility of metal powders; 748; dimensions for worm gear units, 816
  • — Steel Castings Research Association, re-
  • seach on steel castings, 144 ; design of steel castings (book) 445
  • British Straddle Carrier Co., Ltd., straddle carrier for road work, 230
  • British Tabulating Machine Co., merger with Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, 39; training facilities for calculating machines, 47; computer for production control, 669 British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., management activities in A.E.I. Group. 72; diesel-electric traction equipment for D5000 locomotive, 221; Sulzer diesel engine for diesel-electric locomotives, 226; electric motor price reductions, 479; crane warning device, 553; motors and control gears (trade publication), 648; Helisyn linear position control, 688
  • British Timken, Ltd., 14th British Timken Show (Duston), 303; award at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • — Transport Commission, annual report and
  • accounts, 2; docks and inland waterways activities, 2; wage increase to railway shopmen, acceptance by National Union of Railwaymen, 80; wage increase to railway shopmen, rejection by Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 80; analogue computer for train timetables, 87; “ Bolton Abbey ” passenger-cargo motorship for Hull-Rotterdam service (Brooke Marine, Ltd.), 122; railway freight charges and passenger fares, 331; diesel railbuses for British Railways, 350; Work Study and You (booklet), 439; financial policy for British Railways, 622-623; staff college for higher management, 655; increased borrowing powers, 754; see also British Railways', British Road Services; British Waterways
  • British United Traction Ltd., control and transmission equipment for diesel railbuses, 350
  • — Waterways, canal maintenance workshop at Wigan of North Western Division, 587; direct-to-the-Continent container service of N.E. division, 818; see also under Waterways
  • — Welding Research Association, research
  • work at Abington Hall, 49; list of publications, 57; classified radiographs for defects in aluminium welds (booklet), 847
  • — West Indian Airways, relationship with BOAC, 499
  • “ Britmag,” magnesia extraction from sea water (Steetley Magnesite Co.), 523
  • Brittle-fracture investigations in Sweden-, by C. Schaub, 117
  • Tensile stress for, determination of, 117 Tensile test rig for investigation of (BWRA), 50
  • Broady, Wm., and Son, Ltd., electrical installation on transom stern trawler, S.T. Kelvin, 771
  • Brock, R. B., on purpose of Scientific Instrument Manufacturers’ Association convention, 559
  • Brockhouse Allen, Ltd., formation of, 201
  • Brockhouse, J., and Co., Ltd., formation of new joint company in Rhodesia, 201
  • Brodie-Kent positive displacement meters in centralised tanker filling control, 11
  • Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd., pyramid-type plate-bending rolling machine, 132; machine for straightening car engine rocker shafts, 365; press brake tools (trade publication), 482
  • Bronze bearings, sintered, porous, Polyslip, impregnated with PTFE (Bound Brook Bearings, Ltd.), 17
  • — and Brass Founders, Association of. See
  • Association
  • — See also Aluminium bronze
  • Brook Electric Motors of Canada, Ltd., formation of, 471
  • Brook Motors, Ltd., formation of Brook Electric Motors of Canada, Ltd., 471
  • Brooke Marine, Ltd., “Bolton Abbey” passenger-cargo motorship for British Transport Commission’s Hull-Rotterdam service, 122
  • Brooker, R. A., on Manchester Mercury Autocode programme, 728
  • Brookes (Oldbury), Ltd., cutting-off machines (trade publication), 482; guillotine (trade publication), 482
  • Brookhaven. See United States Broom, H. S., the late, 364
  • Broom and Wade, Ltd., two-stage air compressors for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82; cinema film on Whirlwind Uniflow oil-flooded rotary compressors, 647; rotary compressors (trade publication), 776
  • Broughton, H. H., on electric cranes (review), 551
  • Brown; A. F. C., on calibration of mirror extensometers by optical interferometry, 180
  • Brown, Prof. A. J., comment on hoarding of labour, 302
  • Brown, Boveri and Co., Ltd., agreement with Parsons Marine Turbine Co., Ltd., for technical collaboration on design and manufacture of marine steam turbines, 239; compressors and turbines for Rolls-Royce test house, 443; converter plant for NIRNS proton synchrotron, 734 Brown, D., on closure of Croydon airport, 363. See LETTER, 396
  • Brown, David, Construction Equipment, Ltd., U-blade attachment for crawler tractor, 132; dual pivot loader for use with industrial tractor, 196
  • Brown, David, Group, Aston Martin DB4 motor car, 434
  • Brown, David, Tractor Division, reduction of hire purchase rates, 479
  • Brown, F. P., on American non-activity in international standardisation, 427
  • Brown and Green, underfed grate, 502
  • Brown, John, and Co., Ltd. See also Hawker Siddeley John Brown Nuclear Construction Ltd.
  • Brown, John, Group, chairman’s statement on activities of, 293
  • Brown, John, Land Boilers, Ltd., portable rigs for preparation of tubes for butt welding, 806
  • Browne, A. M., on position and prospects of Hackbridge and Hewittic Electric Co., Ltd;, 239
  • BRP (Bureau de Recherches de Petrole), search for crude oil in Sahara, 558
  • Brunel College of Technology, report on experimental management course, 459
  • Brunt, C. H., variable-speed electric motor, 561 Brus-Letto, S., Proceedings of Second Symposium on Concrete Shell Roof Construction (review), 91
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., mainline diesel-electric locomotives for British Railways, 226; mobile diesel generator sets for townships and works in Venezuela, 229; turbo-alternator arrangement, 331; tropical tests on outdoor switchgear, 491; mobile demonstration of switchgear, 547
  • Brush Group, closer integration with Hawker Siddeley Group, 369, 522
  • Brussels Exhibition. See Brussels Universal and International Exhibition
  • — Universal and International Exhibition,
  • discussion in Parliament on subsequent use of British Pavilion, 111; discussion in Parliament on British exhibits at, 139; awards for British exhibitors and British Government Pavilion, 526; award to Nuclear Power Plant Co.,; Ltd., 611
  • Bryant and May, Ltd., modernisation at Empire matchmaking works, 186
  • Bryce Berger, Ltd., factory removal to Huccle- cote, 522; speed controller (trade publication), 845
  • BSA Group, changes of names in plastics and metals divisions, 335
  • B.S.A. Tools, Ltd., Acme-Gridley six-spindle automatic lathe, 365
  • — See also Birmingham Small Arms
  • BSIRA. See British Scientific Instrument Research Association
  • BTR Industries Ltd., belt materials (trade publication), 218
  • Buck, C., on fabrication and processing of nuclear fuel elements, 108
  • Bucket, concrete transport, automatically discharging (Blaw-Knox Co.), 429
  • — Side-tipping, for high loaders (E. Boydell &
  • Co., Ltd.), 26
  • Buckles, R. A., on ideas, inventions and patents: how to develop and protect them (book), 357
  • Buckling, theory of, by H. L. Langhaar, 111
  • Budd Co. (of Philadelphia), sponsor of European Technical Observation Group, 227
  • Buffer, hydraulic, for freight trains (Dowty), 813
  • — Stops in railway accidents, 195
  • Buildings, aircraft vibration damage to, 795
  • — Ancient, Society for Protection of. See
  • Society
  • — Centre, exhibition of colour-anodised
  • aluminium for exterior use, 616
  • — Commercial, electrical installations in, by
  • E. E. Jacobi, 848
  • — Electrical installations in, symposium on
  • provision of adequate, 848
  • — Hardboards, cinema films on uses of
  • (Bowaters Sales Co., Ltd.), 64
  • — Industry, accidents in, 691
  • Building industry, accident rate, decline in, 405 Effect of relaxation of credit restrictions, 527
  • Safety training centre in London, 691
  • — Large-span, ATA, 587
  • — Licences, Labour Party policy on, 130
  • — in London, Construction of (book), 57
  • — Machine-shop, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Model, flat-roofed, wind loading studies oh,
  • 508
  • — Operations, use of rubber in, 144
  • — Over design in, Plain Words on, 686
  • — Research, Canadian Division, loading tests
  • on house roof frames, 189
  • Station, sound insulation of doors, 588; report on heat transfer in deep underground tunnels, by A. W. Pratt and L. F. Daws, 605; studies on aircraft vibration damage to buildings, 795
  • — Schools, programme, White Paper on, 760
  • — Steel-framed, automatic design of, by J.
  • Heyman, 834
  • — Structural steel in, by F. Stiissi (review), 845
  • — Trade Operatives, National Federation of.
  • See National
  • Workers. See Amalgamated Union of
  • Bulk materials handling, “ Tote ” system (Pressoturn, Ltd.), 489
  • Bulldozer blade for tractors, “ Sapper Powerdozer ” single ram (Bomford and Evershed, Ltd.), 529
  • Bulleid Memorial Lectures on modern developments in engineering design, preliminary notice, 820
  • Bullivant, J. B., on position and prospects of Wadkin, Ltd., 15
  • Bullows, Alfred, and Sons, Ltd., Hydrovane air compressor for trans-Antarctic expedition, 597
  • Bunkers for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • Burchfield, R. W., on O.E.D., a new supplement, 187
  • Bureau, L., on atomic tanker, 602
  • Burger model DO pneumatic impact press (trade publication), 357
  • Buried Structures, Cathodic Protection of, Joint Committee for Co-ordination of, progress in work of (pamphlet), 95
  • Burleigh, T. H., on trade practices threatening the engineering industry, 479
  • Burman motor-car, power-assisted steering, 567
  • Burmeister and Wain, developments in marine diesel engines, 239
  • Burnand, W. E., and Sons Ltd., lifting magnets (trade publication), 482
  • Burner, Blue Flame, for natural-draught oil- fired domestic boiler (Oilferno, Ltd.), 424
  • — Comer, for boiler steam temperature
  • control, 711
  • — Oil, hire purchase for (White’s), 716
  • Rotary cup, Spinfire (White’s of Heb- bum), 498
  • Bumess, T. P. N., on expansion and modernisation programme of Ambrose Shardlow and Co., Ltd., 103. See Correction, 261
  • Burnett, Corless and Partners, designers of “ Bolton Abbey ” passenger-cargo motorship for British Transport Commission’s Hull-Rotterdam service, 122
  • Burnham, T. H., engineering economics, book 1; elements of industrial organisation (review), 219
  • Burns, Prof. W., on noise and hearing: physiological aspects, 608
  • Burrell, Charles, and Sons, Ltd., plaque to commemorate founding of, 100. See LETTER, 131
  • Burst fuel element. See Atomic fuel element
  • Bursting pressure tests on tube at Venesta, Ltd., 414
  • Bus, rear-axle lubrication with castor oil, London Transport tests on, 223
  • Busbridge, W. G., on radioisotopes and their uses, 108
  • Business Bulletin, note on, 811
  • — Computer Symposium, preliminary notice, 688
  • — Efficiency, economics in, by R. Brech, 389
  • — Forecasting, vertical co-operation for, by A. M. Alfred, 837
  • — Man, life and times of: The boss, by R. Lewis and Miss R. Stewart, comment on book, 685
  • — Prospects, discussion in Parliament on Federation of British Industries survey of, 111
  • —- Relations with Government in U.S., 41
  • Butterfield, C., on effect of reduced Bank Rate on petroleum industry capital expenditure, 136
  • Butterfield, Ltd., effect of steel crisis on turn- over, 136
  • Butzko, R. L., on plastic sheet forming (book), 218
  • “Buy British” drive in W. Germany, 773
  • BWR atomic reactor, 699, 731
  • Reactor, comment on, by Sir J. Cockcroft, 766
  • Reactor in Russia, 263
  • — Reactor in U.S., 263
  • — — Reactor. See also Atomic reactor, boiling-water
  • BWRC atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • BWRF atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • B.X. Plastics, Ltd., Stelvitite plastics coating of steel, 70
  • By-pass, Oxford Western, discussion in Parliament on progress of, 48
  • - Preston, opening of, 724
  • — Preston, new traffic prosposals by Ministry of Transport, 162
  • Byatt, Tom (Engineers), Ltd., durable jointless floor covering for commercial vehicles, 717
  • Bywater, R. E., on systems of project organisation, 121
  • C.450 SNECMA coleopter, 474
  • Cabinet, Defence Committee of, on composition and operation of Defence Board, 98
  • — Irradiation, for group therapy ('V' Development, Ltd.), 593
  • Cabinet, pressurised, for dust-free assembly (John Bass, Ltd.), 593
  • Cables, continuous rubber sheathing of, vertical vulcanisation in, 183
  • — Electric, manufacture at Aberdare Cables, Ltd., 774
  • -- Multi-core, portable tester for (de Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 497
  • Test set (de Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 404
  • — Insulation, spark tester for (Addison Electric Co., Ltd.), 562
  • — Joints, “ Polytel ” silicone-grease-filled polyethylene sleeve for (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 770
  • — Miniaturised, radio-frequency, coaxial
  • (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 4
  • — Overhead, for power transmission, discussion in Parliament on problem of, 48
  • — Scrap, inquiry into methods of London
  • Electricity Board, 175
  • — Size of, planning for, 654
  • — Submarine, Miami/San Juan project, 450 to Sweden, 450
  • — Suspension, for suspension bridge at Samawa, 26
  • — Transatlantic telephonic, centenary, 201
  • — Welding (trade publication), 118
  • — See also Power transmission; Wire ropes
  • Cable and Wireless, Ltd., centenary of transatlantic communication link, 201
  • Cadishead Sewage Works, spray head for dispersing detergent foam at, 96
  • Cadman Memorial Lecture on efficiency of mining industry, by H. A. Longden, 687
  • Caesium, extraction from fission-product solutions, 109
  • — 137 for cancer treatment, 108
  • Calcining of radioactive liquid waste products,. National Reactor Testing Station (Idaho), 792
  • Calculating machines, automatic, training facilities of British Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd., 47
  • Calculator, digital, automatic, programming for, by K. H. V. Booth (review), 187
  • — Electronic, IBM604, for Kardomah, Ltd., 668
  • Calder Hall Atomic Power Station, turbine disintegration in “ B ” station, 45; board of inquiry on, 301; atomic reactors, position and progress of, 262; fourth reactor in operation, 793
  • Atomic reactor “ A,” details of, 262 Atomic reactor “ B,” details of, 262
  • — — Reactor Operations School. See Reactor Operations School
  • Caledon Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd., labour dispute at, 760
  • “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow express, transistor-inverter fluorescent lighting system in (G.E.C.), 222
  • Calibration, dynamic, of thin oil films, 146
  • — of mirror extensometers by optical interferometry, by A. F. C. Brown, 180
  • California Texas Oil Co. (Caltex), in Marselles/ Stasbourg pipeline project, 258
  • California University Radiation Laboratory, rotating plasma device, 829
  • Californium 252, spontaneous fission of, 538
  • Callery Chemical Co., plant for production of HICAL high-energy liquid fuel, 661
  • Calpean downdraught grate, W. I. Henry’s, 503
  • Calshot, signal tower at, 318
  • Caltex (California Texas Oil Co.) in Marseilles/ Strasbourg pipeline project, 258
  • Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd., control-rod speed recorder, 275
  • Cameras, cinematographic, high speed, embargoes on, 667
  • — Multiple-spark, Cranz-Schardin, for photo elastic stress analysis,.252
  • —- — -spark, for photoelastic stress analysis, 251
  • Camera, television. See Television camera
  • Cameron, Dr. A., on thin film lubrication: discharge through thin oil films, 146
  • Cameron, Lord, Court of Inquiry Report into dock wage dispute, 240
  • Camm, F. J., Newnes engineer’s pocket book (book), 218; Newnes engineers’ manual (book), 712
  • Camp Bird, formation of marketing company to serve Hartley Baird division, 471
  • Campbell, Donald, development of new' Bluebird car, 200; water speed record of, by P. R. Masson, 723-4
  • Camshaft, Jeumont-Heidmann mechanism for electric locomotives^ 609
  • Can, atomic fuel element. See Atomic fuel element can
  • Can-Tile liquid floor coating (trade publication), 90
  • Canada, atomic energy in, 264 Energy international agreements, 264
  • — Reactor projects, 264
  • — Commonwealth Conference. See Commonwealth
  • — Daniels-Boyd high-temperature gas-cooled power reactor project, 829
  • — Dollar Export Council delegation to (report), 151
  • — Economic recovery of, 479
  • — Engineering careers in, comment on, 823
  • — Fairey Ultra Light military jet helicopter for, 633
  • — Hydro-electric development and capacity, 258
  • — Industrial prospects improved in, 773
  • — National Industrial Production Show of, increased bookings for, 479
  • — Radioisotopes in, 264
  • — Special study mission to, report of, 66
  • — Unemployment prospects in, 773
  • — Uranium resources in, 264. See LETTER, 395 Sales permits in; •|l!09
  • Canadian Applied Research, Ltd., activities of, 210
  • Canadian Car and Foundry Co., Hawker Siddeley Group’s controlling interest in, 209
  • — Delegation to atomic energy establishments in Britain, 604
  • Canadian General Electric Co., Ltd., NPD atomic power station, 169
  • — Industry, ownership of, 66
  • United Kingdom interest in, 66
  • United States interest in, 66
  • — National Exhibition (Toronto), preliminary notice, 151
  • — Ores, refining nickel from, cinema film on (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 79
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Co., cordless telephone switchboard at, 770
  • Canadian Steel Foundries (1956), Ltd., formation and activities of, 210
  • Canadian Steel Wheel, Ltd., formation and activities of, 210
  • Canal, Grand Union, proposals for, 163
  • — and Inland Waterways Report, discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • — Lancaster, British Waterways maintenance workshop for, 587
  • — Leeds and Liverpool, British Waterways maintenance workshop for, 587
  • — Report on, 162
  • Canberra T Mark 11 all-weather trainer aircraft, 342
  • Canberra U Mark 10 pilotless target aircraft, trial flights, 342
  • Cancer treatment, caesium 137 for, 108
  • — — Cobalt 60 for, 108
  • CANDU atomic power station (Canada), 170 ——- Reactor in Canada, 265
  • Cannon, L., in E.T.U. delegation to Trades Union Congress, 112
  • Capacitance divider for voltage measurement at Enfield Cables high-voltage laboratory, 348
  • Cape Asbestos Co., Ltd., thermal insulation contract for Berkeley atomic power station, 170
  • Capital, Commonwealth needs of, 23
  • — Expenditure forecast, of Board of Trade, 394
  • — See also Investments
  • “ Caposite ” moulded amosite asbestos insulation for Berkeley Atomic Power Station (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • Capricorn. See Plain Words articles
  • Car, mine. See Mine Car
  • — Motor. See Motor Car
  • — Rail. See Carriages, railway
  • Carbide atomic fuel elements, 830
  • — Surface, in galvanising process, by J. J. Sebisty (Book), 712
  • Carbodies, Ltd., Austin FX4 Metropolitan taxi with Borg Warner fully automatic transmission, 463
  • Carbon dioxide atomic fuel element test rig, 202
  • — — Shielding in metal-arc welding of ferrous metals (BWRA), 50
  • — Halogen plastics, by M. A. Rudner (review), 746
  • — Monoxide, oil synthesis from, 748
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures, 241
  • Card Clothing and Belting Co., diversification of production, 261
  • Card, S. T., on analysis and future use of project records, 122
  • Careers, attitude towards children’s future, 376
  • — Books on (reviews), 516
  • — for our daughters, by Miss L. E. Charlesworth, 754
  • — Directory of opportunities for school leavers, by C. Labovitch (review), 516
  • — Encyclopaedia, by G. H. Chaffe and P. J. Edmonds (review), 516
  • — Engineering, in Canada, comment on, 823
  • — — in United Kingdom, need for publication on, 823
  • — in industrial design (booklet), 533
  • — in industry, and technical education, year book of, 1958, by H. C. Dent (review), 516
  • — in plastics (booklet), 376
  • — Water engineer (brochure), 736
  • Cargo ship. See Ship
  • Carling, D. R., on railway accidents, 259. See LETTER, 395-6
  • Carlton Engineering Co., Ltd., reciprocating feeder for mechanised coal depot, 124
  • Carolinas Virginia Nuclear Power Associates, nuclear power plant at Parr Shoals, 45
  • Carr, Robert, at conference on apprenticeship, 137
  • Carriages, railway, aluminium, for Metropolitan Line, 190 electric locomotives, maintenance and repair of, 519 Railcars, diesel and diesel-electric, for British Railways, 35, 350
  • — — Railcars, multi-unit diesel, design and improvement of, 519
  • Carrier, straddle, for road work (British Straddle Carrier Co., Ltd.), 230
  • Valmet (Materials Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd.), 165. See Correction. 292
  • Carter, C. F., investment in innovation (review), 747
  • Carton loading machine (F. C. Kane, Ltd.), 497 Cartridge pick-up, crystal, “ Acostereo,” for stereophonic recording (Cosmocord, Ltd.), 328
  • Casey, R. S., oh oral communication of technical information (book), 445
  • Casson, Sir H., work at Brussels Exhibition, 527 Cast iron, diffused graphite, by J. Pomey, 615 —— ISO work on, 158 Machining with ceramic tools, by J. L. Remmerswaal, 614
  • Castell, H C., on nickel plating in special applications, 574
  • Castilla’s Spanish and English Technical Dictionary (book), 152
  • Casting, continuous, plant modifications at Barrow Steel Works, 775
  • — — of steel, developments in, 145
  • — Costing a, publications of Association of Bronze and Brass Founders, 633
  • — Die. See Die Casting
  • — Grey-iron (Trade Publication), 153
  • — Heat and abrasion resisting (trade publication), 118
  • — Investment, with frozen mercury, Mercast process, 177
  • — Iron, blackheart malleable, British Standards specifications for, 144 Tube screens, (Ferranti), 802
  • Cathodic protection of buried structures, joint committee progress in work of (pamphlet), 95 Experiments on mild steel, 178
  • Catlin, A. J., Ltd., Mathieu guillotine for separating continuous stationery, 690
  • Catmur Machine Tool Corporation, Ltd., bandsaw (trade publication), 277
  • Cattle, mineral “ licks ” for, powder compacting press for (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • Caulking Services, Ltd., Pitabond universal adhesive (trade publication), 218
  • Caunter, C. F., History and Development of Light Cars (book), 247
  • Cavendish Laboratories, cinema film on electron-microscope studies, 573
  • Cawkell Research and Electronics, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 326
  • Ceiling, “ Dampa ” acoustic (Hurseal, Ltd.), 556
  • —"Pyramid translucent (Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • — Suspended false, hanger for (Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • Celanese Corp, of America, collaboration with ICI for Terylene production in US, 435
  • Cells, fuel, for conversion of chemical energy to electrical energy, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • — — as means of storing energy, 381
  • — Solar-activated (Chloride Batteries, Ltd.), 297
  • CEM Group, study of industrial applications of high-level radiation, 110
  • Cement and Concrete Association, concrete practice courses, 491; conferences on prestressed concrete, 747
  • — See also Concrete
  • Cementation Co., position and prospects of, 633
  • Censor of Liechenstein, appointed distributor for Alfred Herbert, Ltd., 773
  • Centec Machine Tools, Ltd., rotary index table (trade publication), 277
  • Centenary of Bessemer Steel in Sweden, 17
  • — of transatlantic communication link, 201
  • Central Electricity Authority, report and accounts, 1957-1958, 435 Generating Board, C.
  • appointed nuclear health and safetv officer, 203; tariffs revision, 458; study of atomic reactor kinetics, 540; staff appointments, 565; load factor of, by C. T. Melling, 654; atomic power station simulator for training operators, 666; see also Power stations; Atomic power stations
  • — Heating. See Heating
  • — Office of Information, Government services
  • available to exporting industries (leaflets), 389
  • — Transport Consultative Committee, statement on railway porters’ obligations to passengers, 405
  • Centre et Sud, formation for Franco-Belgian atomic power station, 793
  • Ceramic atomic fuel, 733
  • — —- Fuel for Canadian HTGC reactor, 829
  • — — Fuels, dispersed, 830
  • Fuel elements in Borax IV reactor, 830
  • — — Fuel element in PLUTO, loop for
  • testing, 234
  • — Metallic materials as sintered brake linings,
  • 780
  • •— Tools for cast-iron machining, by J. I.. Remmerswaal, 614
  • Research, by E. J. Krabacher, 614
  • — Vibration strain gauges (Technical Ceramics, td.), 800
  • Cereals, nutritional value developed countries, 823
  • Cerenkov, Dr. P. A., Nobel
  • — Effect, note on, 604 Cerium particles, ignition mixtures, 241
  • CERN. See European Organisation for Nuclear Research Chaffe, G. H., careers encyclopaedia (review), 516
  • Chains, horizontal testing machine for, at National Coal Board’s Central Engineering Establishment (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • Challenger 33 crawler tractor (John Fowler and Co.), 597 ,
  • Chambers of Commerce, Association of British. See Association
  • Chamberlain Group, appointment of M. Owusu to Ghana Office, 533
  • Chambers Committee of Enquiry (1953), reply to criticisms of, on London ’Transport, 363 Chambers, Dr. P., remarks on need for more exports, 660
  • Chambon, Ltd., continuous printing machines for match-making works of Bryant and May, 186
  • Chance-Pilkington, exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • Chandos, Lord, comment on merger of AEI with Henley’s Telegraph Works, 471
  • Change, Sir C., on conversion of railways into roads, 534
  • Channel Islands, patents laws, 640
  • — Tunnel, Sonar survey and progress on, 655
  • Chapel Cross Atomic Power Station, Crossley diesel generator sets for, 203; No. 1 reactor start-up, 665
  • Chapel Cross atomic reactor, details of, 262
  • Chapman, A. W., Ltd., Leveroll “ Level-Ride ” vehicle seat suspension system, 657
  • Chapman and Hall, reference book of the century, by D. F. Tuttle, jun., 357
  • Charbonnages de France, domestic coal delivery in jerricans, 791
  • Charlesworth, Miss L. E., on “ Careers for our Daughters,” 754
  • Charpy U-notch tests, comparison with other notch toughness tests, 107
  • — V-notch test in brittle-fracture determination, 117
  • Test comparison with other notch toughness tests, 107
  • Charrington, Gardner, Locket and Co., Ltd... mechanised coal depot, 126
  • Chart, ENGINEERING, “ Where are the qualified engineers and scientists in British Industry?” 649
  • —? Wall, of welding symbols, 190 Chartered engineer. See 'Engineer
  • Chase Manhattan Bank, New European
  • Market (booklet), 415
  • Chaseside Engineering Co., Ltd., appointment of distributors, 303; D5 high speed dumper, 563; Loadmaster 300’0 tractor shovel, 596
  • GHC. See cyclo-hexylamine carbonate Chemical Abstracts, note on subject index to, 187
  • — Analysis. See Analysis
  • Chemical Construction (Great Britain), Ltd., inauguration of new offices, 565; activities of, 565
  • — Energy, conversion to electrical energy, fuel cells for development at Sondes Place, 150
  • — Engineers, Institution of. See Institution
  • — Opportunities for (publication), 660 Shortage of, comment on, 507. See also 493
  • — Engineering, laboratories for teaching, notes on, 632
  • Projects, design duty and specification of requirements, including site selection, in, by J. B. Asquith and L. S. Davis, 121 Projects, function of contractor in, by L. B. Bake® 121
  • — — Projects, function of, by W. H. A. Webb, 121
  • Projects, organisation of, by Sir L. Owen and C. J. Turner, 121
  • Projects, organisation of, joint symposium of Institute of Petroleum and Institution of Chemical Engineers on, 121 —•— Research at Sondes Place, 150
  • — Industry expansion in West Germany, 369 —- — Monitoring instruments, 394
  • Society of. See Society
  • — Laboratory, National. See National Chemical Laboratory
  • — and Petroleum Engineering Exhibition
  • (London), exhibits at, 10, 70; tablet making and coating machine, 332
  • Chemical Pipe and Vessel Co.., Ltd., Fluon valves, 789; polythene plumbing (trade publication), 811
  • — Plant at Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Exhibition (London), 10
  • Manufacturers Association, British. See British
  • — Remanent magnetism of ferromagnetic minerals, by T. Nagata and K. Kobayashi, 349
  • — Research (1957), annual report of National Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • Laboratory (Teddington), change of name to National Chemical Laboratory, 150; see -also National Chemical Laboratory Chemische Werke Huis AG, annual report, 369 Chemists, opportunities for (publication), 660 Cheque, wages payment by, Plain Words on,
  • 362. See LETTER, 396
  • Chesterfield Tube Co., Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346; ultra- high-tensile steel tubing, 448
  • Chesters, W. T., on gearing fatigue results, 543
  • Chieftain 7 ton goods vehicle (Albion Motors, Ltd.), 358
  • Chillerton Down television transmitting station of ITA, 224, 385
  • Chimney, domestic, heat flow experiments on, by T. Ferguson, 454
  • China, exports increase to, 547
  • —? Inflation in, 67
  • — Scientific developments in, discussion in Parliament on, 795
  • — Tractor exports to, 547
  • Chip formation in machining, by B. N. Colding. 614
  • Chloride Batteries, Ltd., solar-activated cells, 297; batteries for midget locomotive for inside Rock of Gibraltar, 657
  • Chloride Electrical Storage Co., Ltd., new battery factory in Southern Rhodesia, 369 Chlorination plant at Ashford Common filtration works, 225
  • Chokes; smoothing, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 759 Christopherson, Dr. D. G., on Orthogonal cutting of a work-hardening material, 113 Chromium-molybdenum-nickel steel embedded point, fatigue tests on, 618
  • — Plating baths; titanium replacement of lead
  • in heating coils for, 847
  • Baths, Zero-mist fluorinated hydrocarbon additive for (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co.), 676
  • Chrysler Corp, purchase of Ford Motor Co. (US) interest in Simca Societe Industrielle de Mecanique et Carrosserie, 201
  • Chuck, magnetic, fine-pole (James Neill and Co. (Sheffield), Ltd.), 7
  • Universal, Fimax (Panton and Webb), 231 Church, A. H., on mechanical vibrations (review), 810
  • Churchill, C., and Co., Ltd., annual report, 15
  • Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd., “Link-line” automatic gear production, 646
  • Churchill Machine Tool Co., Ltd., grinding machines, 498
  • Churchill-Redman, Ltd., P5 automatic multitool and profile-turning lathe, 367
  • Ciba (ARL), Ltd., epoxy resins price reductions, 479; formation of CIBA Fellowship Trust, 760
  • CIBA Fellowship Trust, formation of, 760
  • CIGRE. See Conference Internationale des Grands Reseaux Electriques
  • Cincinnati Milling Machine Co., skin-milling machine with EMI electronic control system, 36; chip formation research, 614
  • Cincinnati Shaper Co., formation of British subsidiary in Scotland, 633
  • Cine photography, high-speed, in high speed photoelastic stress analysis, 249
  • Cinema film. See Film (cinema) Cinematographic cameras, high-speed, embargoes on, 667
  • Circuits, logical, electrochemical growing of, by G. Pask, 729
  • — Printed, Dynasert automatic assembly
  • unit for, 185
  • — Series resonant, in a.c. testing plant at
  • Enfield Cables high-voltage laboratory, 348
  • — Short. See Short circuit
  • — Solid, for control systems, study by Radio
  • Corp, of America, 287
  • — Television, general techniques, by S. W.
  • Amos and D. C. Birkinshaw (review), 777 Circulator, gas bearing, NFB (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 604
  • High-speed (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 202
  • — Pump, Pepikin 25 (Precision Electrical
  • Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 7
  • CIRP. See International Institution for Production Engineering Research
  • Cistern heater, wall mounting, rectangular (Santon, Ltd.), 32
  • City and Guilds College, research report; 11955-58, 713
  • Civil aviation. See Aviation
  • — Engineering, dictionary of, by J. S. Scott
  • (Penguin); 845
  • Industry, accidents in, 691
  • Radioisotopes in, 635
  • Site, strike on, intervention of British Safety Council in, 176
  • — Servants, strike proposal of, comment on;
  • 760
  • — Service Commissioners, annual report,
  • 1957-58, 439
  • of Iraq, salary of, 173
  • Paucity of technical entrants to, 439 Clamp, ring, boltless doors (Robert Jenkins and Co., Ltd.), 71
  • Clarendon Laboratory, liquid helium in low-temperature fatigue research, 679
  • Clark, Col. C. W., appointment as chairman of Alfred Herbert, Ltd., 822
  • Clark, J., oh Sterling Cable Co.’s order book, 404
  • Clark, R. H., on Burrell Memorial, 131
  • Class distinctions in industry, 533
  • — H insulated mining transformer, 300 kVA
  • nitrogen filled (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical), 756
  • Classification Research Group bulletins, note on, 357
  • Classified radiographs for defects in aluminium weld's (booklet), 847
  • Clausen, H., on teaching engineering design, 723. See LETTER, 787
  • Clays, fire. See Refractory materials
  • —? Radioactive waste disposal in spaghettilike, 792
  • — Separating manganese ore from, blade mill
  • for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • — Shear tests on, 412
  • Claymore 4 and 6 ton goods vehicles (Albion Motors, Ltd.), 358
  • Clayton Crane and Hoist Co., Ltd., cranes and hoists (trade publication), 188
  • Clayton Dewandre, air-operated brakes fpf British Railways diesel railbuses, 350
  • Cleaning tubes and pipes, sand and shot blasting equipment for (Vacu-Blast, Ltd.), 398
  • Cleanliness precautions at transistor factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., 645
  • “ Clear Space ” pneumatic power hammer (trade publication), 357
  • Cleaver-Brooks Monitor oil-fired packaged boiler (Marshall and Sons, Ltd.), 11
  • Clerical salaries analysis, 1958, report on, by Dr. O. G. Pickard, 112
  • Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co., Forth road bridge, 64; Auckland Harbour bridge, 807
  • Clifford Motor Components, Ltd., position and pipspects of, 471
  • Climax Rock Drill and Engineering Works, Ltd., Maxam Mr-operated machine tools (trade publication), 421; control circuits (trade publication), 811
  • Clipping press, flash, for plastics (British Industrial Plastics), 597
  • Clocks, atomic, comparison of British and American, 85
  • — Crystal, mains and battery operated
  • (GPO), 588
  •  ? Transistorised, Thompson-Henn-Collins, 588
  • Transistorised, Venner Electronics, Ltd., 588
  • — Mechanism for St. Clement Danes
  • (Thwaites and Reed, Ltd.), 494
  • — Quartz crystal, miniature (J. Langham
  • Thompson, Ltd.), 620
  • Closed shop allegation in Birmingham transport department, 736
  • Clothing, radiation monitor for (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 204
  • Clubley Armstrong Danarm, J., Ltd., chain saw (trade publication), 153
  • Clutch facings, testing of, at Ferodo Centre, 780
  • — Roller, for smaller mechanisms (Tiltman
  • Langley, Ltd.), 62
  • — Single-revolution, in Post Office letter
  • sorting machine, 243
  • Clutch, slipping, fatigue testing machine, by N. B. Owen and H. L. Cox, 84
  • Clyde, Firth of. See Firth
  • — River, boom defence system on, 395 Clydeside, industrial and economic problems
  • of, 755
  • — New strip-mill project, 686
  • CO2. See Carbon dioxide
  • Ccac 1, motor. See Motor coach
  • — Kailway. See Carriages
  • Coachbuilding industry, Italian, contribution to British motor cars, 530
  • Coal, acoustic waves in, 179
  • — Bituminous, low-carbon, elastic wave
  • velocities of, 179
  • —I Board, National. See National Coal B ard
  • — Combustion of, in domestic open fires, 500
  • — Constitution of, research on, at Fuel
  • Research Station, 748
  • — Consumption in 1957, 330
  • in UK, position and prospects of, 687 in US (1947-57) 687
  • — Cutting machine, three-headed (Korfmann
  • (Witten Ruhr)), 658
  • and treatment plant at Essen Mining Show, 658
  • — Depot, mechanised, of Charrington Gard
  • ner, Locket and Co., Ltd., 126
  • — Domestic, delivery in jerricans in France,
  • 791
  • Delivery in paper sacks, 791
  • Handling at mechanised coal depot, 126
  • — Drilling, radiation tests, 666
  • — Gas, production in Holland, 259
  • Transporting under high pressure, discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — Gasification of, new works in Fife for, 579
  • — Germanium from, 748
  • — Hydrogenation of, for gas production,
  • experimental plant, 579
  • — Igniter for updraught grate, CAMA, 501
  • — Industry, effects of small coal surplus in, 760 Improving efficiency of, by H. A.
  • Longden, 687
  • Labour redundancy in, 760
  • Position and prospects of, by H. A. Longden, 687
  • Prices and politics in, 81
  • of USSR, Part 2, Appendix 6 (book), 357
  • — Mills, Lopulco, for boiler for Thorpe
  • Marsh power station, 711
  • — Mine. See Colliery
  • — Mining explosives, British, by J. Taylor
  • and P. F. Gay (book), 277
  • Industry. See Coal Industry
  • — vs. oil, effect on National Coal Board
  • price policy, 2
  • —I Oil extraction from, research on, 735
  • Synthesis from, discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — as power supply for W. Europe, 590
  • — Preparation plant, Blaengarw, electro
  • magnetic screens at, clogging prevention by electric heating equipment, 133
  • — Pulverised, Double Whizzer separator for
  • 711
  • — Research at BCURA, 3
  • — Supplies, position and prospects of, 590 Position, National Coal Board on rising
  • stocks, 760
  • — Surplus stocks in Germany, 195
  • Stocks in Western Europe, comment on, 794
  • — Trades directory and colliery year book,
  • 1958 (book), 844
  • — Utilisation Research Association. See
  • British Coal Utilisation Research Association
  • — Weighing at mechanised coal depot, 126
  • — See also European Coal arid. Steel Community Coales, J. F., on speech recognition and
  • learning in machines, 729; on industrial applications of mechanisation of thought processes, 729
  • Coalfields, guide to, 1958, by R. H. Walkerdine and E. G. Corbin (book), 152
  • Coalminers, pneumoconiosis of, statistics on, 139
  • Coated Abrasives Manufacturers’ institute, coated abrasives—modem tool of industry (book), 777
  • Modem tool of industry (book), 777 Coating, bituminous-epoxy, Epimastic (trade publication), 27
  • — Dispersion, of PTFE, applications (Siemens
  • Edison Swan, Ltd.), 118
  • — Epoxy-based, Epiglo type C (Corrosion,
  • Ltd.), 782
  • — Floor, liquid, Can-Tile (trade publication),
  • 90
  • — Galvanised, influence of aluminium, lead
  • and iron on structure and properties of, by J. J. Sebisty and J. O. Edwards (book),
  • 712
  • — Oxidation-resistant, research at Sondes
  • Place, 150
  • — Plastics, of steel, Stelvitite (BX Plastics,
  • Ltd.), 70
  • Velbex, 70
  • Velbex-Cobex laminate, 70
  • — Tube, weight checks in tube manufacture
  • at Venesta, Ltd., 414
  • Cobalt 60, beta decay of, 539
  • for cancer treatment, 108
  • Gamma food irradiator, HI-FI, 74 Cobex. See Velbex-Cobex
  • Coblans, H., on machines and documentation, 152
  • Cochrane and Sons, Ltd., transom stern trawler,
  • S. T. Kelvin, 771
  • Cockbums, Ltd., formation of subsidiary at Sibiedam in Holland to make safety and relief valve for gas and fluid service, 81
  • Cockcroft, Sir J., in UK delegation to Atomic Energy Conference (Geneva), 237; on summary of conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 372; on stability in gas-cooled reactors, 504; on Zenith reactor and BWR reactor, 766
  • Code system in Post Office letter-sorting machine, 244
  • Coding systems, digital computer simulation of, 550
  • Cohen, C., on position and prospects of Cohen Group, 335
  • Cohen Committee, comment on objectives of economic policy, 289
  • Cohen, George, and Co., Ltd., sale of Brussels Exhibition British Industry Pavilion to Netherlands, 526
  • Cohen, George, 600 Group, trading position, 335; agency for Pingon tower cranes, 773
  • Cohen, George, Sons and Co., Ltd., hydraulic loader for commercial vehicles, 364
  • Coils, heating, for chromium plating baths, titanium replacement of lead in, 847
  • — Spring Federation Research Organisation,
  • activities of, 12; Government grant for, 12 Industry, research in, 12
  • Coin production in 1957 at Royal Mint, 791 Coke-Burning Appliances Handbook, supplement to, 848
  • — Oven gas, consumption in 1957, 330
  • Gas desulphurising by Appleby-Froding- ham process, pilot plant for, 223
  • Gas, supplies of, in Holland, 259
  • Plant, commissioning of, by A. F. Cottrell, 122
  • Coker, E. G., treatise on elasticity (review), 421 Colchester Lathe Co., trading position, 335 Colding, B. N., on chip formation in machining, 614
  • Cole, E. K., Ltd., “Firestreak” electric wall fire, 32; electric blanket with thermostatic remote control, 32; exhibits at Farnborough show, 297; model Cr901 transistorised motor-car radio, 328
  • Coleopter, C.450, SNECMA, 474
  • Coleraine, Lord, on Atomic Power Constructions, Ltd., 202
  • Collective bargaining, AFL-CIO report on, 176 Comment on, 143
  • — De-centralisation of, 143
  • for engineers as a professional body, arguments on, 143
  • College of Engineering and Architecture (USA), fuel introduction into intake air of diesel engines, by P. H. Schweitzer and
  • M. Alperstein (book), 811
  • — of Technologists, member of, new award,
  • 660
  • — See also Technical college; and Apprentice
  • ship; Courses; Education
  • Collieries, automatic high-pressure water infusors for (Hausherr (Sprockoevel)), 658
  • — Communication systems, by E. J. Kimmins
  • and B. L. Metcalf, 90
  • — Conveyor maintenance in, cinema film on,
  • 846
  • — Fife, development of, 34
  • — Haulage equipment for (Becker-Prunte
  • (Datteln)), 658
  • — Newman Spinney, underground gasification
  • at, discussion in Parliament on, 75; radiation in coal drilling tests, 666
  • — Peissenberg-type ram plough for (Westfalia
  • Luenen), 658
  • — Redundancy of, 760
  • — Roofmaster roof supports for, discussion
  • in Parliament on, 75
  • — Rothes, new sinking at, 34
  • — Saturday work resumption, 405
  • — Shearer-loader for (Eickhoff (Bochum)), 658
  • — Torsion prop for (Giitthoffhungshiitte
  • (Sterkrade)), 658
  • •— Underground transport in, safety aspects of, by A. E. Crook, 90
  • — Welding locomotive for (Ruhrdynamo
  • (Duisberg)), 658
  • — Winders. See Winders
  • — Year book and coal trades directory, 1958
  • (book), 844
  • — See also Mines; Coal
  • Collinshon, R. F., on aft of selling, 716
  • Collis, J., and Sons, Ltd'.,, conveyors {trade publication), 188; pallet truck (trade publication), 188; unit conveyor (trade publication), 188
  • Collision. See Accidents
  • Collison, A., on future of plastics industry, 532 Cullison, R. L., on being a librarian, 577 Colloidal molybdenum disulphide for treatment of hand file surfaces (Acheson Colloids, Ltd.), 145
  • Colman Prentis and Varley, Ltd., formation of
  • Analytical European Surveys, Ltd., 130 Colombo Plan, progress of, 723
  • Steelworks construction in India under, 206
  • Colour-anodised aluminium for exterior use, exhibition of, 616
  • — Photography. See Photography
  • — Television. See Television
  • Coltuf steel for engine test cells for Rolls- Royce gas-turbine test house, 820
  • Colvilles, Ltd., new strip-mill project, 686
  • “ Com-Pak ” mercury-arc, vibration-resistant rectifier (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 31
  • Combine harvester, life and use of, by A. H. Gill, 623
  • Combustion Appliance Manufacturers’ Association, coal igniter, 501
  • Combustion Engineering, Inc., exhibit at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 235; nuclear activities of, 235
  • Comet 4 airliner, demonstration flight, 291; proposed air routes, 331; for Aerolineas Argentinas, 331; proving flight, 331, 394; emergency passenger oxygen systems in, 581
  • Commerce. See Trade
  • — British Chambers of, Association of. See
  • Association
  • Commercial apprenticeship scheme of ABCC, 632
  • — Buildings, electrical installations in, by
  • E. E. Jacobi, 848
  • — Motor Transport Exhibition, International.
  • See International
  • Vehicle. See Motor vehicle
  • Commissariat a l’Energie Atomique, Stanat Mann remotely-controlled roll changing mill for (Albert Mann’s Engineering Co., Ltd.), 656; uranium-isotope separation, 792
  • Committee of Public Accounts, report on action of consulting engineer at Jodrell Bank radio-telescope, 240
  • Commodities Exhibition, International, at Hong Kong, discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • — Prices. See Prices
  • Common Market. See European Commonwealth, capital needs of, 23
  • — Companies in the, 209, 799
  • — Conference of nuclear scientists, pre
  • liminary notice, 236
  • •— Countries, export credits for, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  •  ?— Economic Conference (Montreal, 1958), preview of, 330; technical scholarship proposals, 405; comment on achievements of, 458
  • — Economic problems of, 23
  • Problems, literature on, 458
  • Problems, rate of change of, 458
  • — Lecture on Canadian all-weather interceptor
  • development, by J. C. Floyd, 542
  • — Nuclear scientists, informal meeting of, 45
  • — Oil resources, position and prospects of, 79
  • — Scientific and Industrial Research Organ
  • isation, uranium ore extraction process, 465; tests on concrete and wooden posts for fencing, 620
  • — Trans-Antarctic Expedition, examination of
  • failure of welded tubular track links of Sno-Cat vehicles for, 49
  • — Welding Conference, 1957 (book), 844
  • — See also Australia, etc.
  • Communications and electronics buyers’ guide, who’s who and reference book (1958-59), by C. C. Gee (book), 27, 844
  • — Equipment, Army, at Radio Hobbies
  • Exhibition, 752
  • — and information practice in industry, by
  • T. E. R. Singer (review), 811
  • — Oral, of technical information, by R. S.
  • Casey (book), 445
  • — Seminar on, 632
  • — Systems, colliery, by E. J. Kimmins and
  • B. L. Metcalf, 90
  • Group, for Spadeadam rocket-site project (Amplivox), 707
  • — Transatlantic, centenary, 201
  • — and transport in mining, 90
  • Communist cell in AEU at Sheffield, 599
  • — Domination of Electrical Trades Union, 112 Compacting machines, road, ACE-Bomag,
  • with twin vibrating rollers (ACE Machinery, Ltd.), 192
  • — Press, powder, for mineral “ licks ” for
  • sheep and cattle (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • Compagnie Electro-Mecanique, position and prospects of, 598
  • Compagnie Franpaise des Petroles, in Mar- seilles/Strasbourg pipeline project, 258; crude oil from the Sahara, 558
  • Compagnie Industrielle et Financiere des Chantiers et Ateliers de Saint-Nazaire. See Penhoet
  • Compania Shell de Venezuela, “ PL4 Maracaibo ” passenger launch for (Vosper, Ltd.), 1120
  • Companies in the Commonwealth, 209, 799
  • — Directory of ownership of, Who Owns
  • Whom (O. W. Roskill and Co. (Reports), Ltd.), 171
  • — Function and definition of, 630
  • — Grouping of, trend towards, 171
  • — Research in US, 20
  • — Size of, 630
  • Compass, Automatic Radio, 318
  • — Gyro, for submarine navigation, 238
  •  ?— Gyrosyn, Sperry C.ll, in USS Nautilus, 238
  • — Radio, E-RCB-2, for light aircraft (Elliott
  • Bros. (London), Ltd.), 743
  • — System, polar path (Elliott Bros. (London),
  • Ltd.), 297
  • Competition, essay, on corrosion of metals, 644
  • — — on variety reduction, 717
  • — on London’s road problem, 687
  • — on steel use in bridge design, 687 Compounds, latex, new plant for, at Dunlop
  • Rubber Co., Ltd., 38
  • Compressed air (trade publication), 776, 811 as means of storing energy, 382
  •  ? See also Pneumatic
  • Compressibility of metal powders, British Standard for, 748
  • Compression fittings, non-ferrous, “ Key- Conex,” for drain pipes (Key Engineering Co., Ltd®, 848
  • Compressor, air. See Air Compressor
  • “ Compudesk ” desk computer (National- Elliott), 690
  • Computation and automation, British conference on, bulletin of, 747
  • Computer, analogue, Emiac 1, use on hydrogen peroxide plant design (EMI), 813
  • — — for induction-motor design at Laurence,
  • Scott and Electromotors, Ltd. (A. V. Roe and Co.), 188
  • Minispace (Solartron), 297
  • for railway train timetables, 87 See also Analogues
  • — Application rate in Britain, comment on,
  • 459
  • — for atomic reactors, 324
  • — at Boots Bure Drug Co., Ltd., 668
  • — at British Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd. 669
  • — Burst cartridge, magnetic memory drum
  • for, 274
  • — Business, symposium, preliminary notice,
  • 688
  • — Data converter (Ferranti). 689
  • Processing, 1010 (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical), 689
  • Transceiver (IBM United Kingdom, Ltd.), 690
  • Transmission facilities available for use with, GPO booklet on, 786
  • — Desk, “ Compudesk ” (National-Elliott),
  • 690
  • — Digital, ACE, at NPL, 778
  • Automatic, introduction to, by R. K. Livesley (review), 187
  • DEUCE, for Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 550
  • Mercury, for Belgian Atomic Energy Authority (Ferranti), 203
  • Computer, digital, OC23 and OC24 alloy junction transistors for (Mullard, Ltd.), 690
  • Programming, by D D. McCracken (review), 187
  • for simulation of coding systems, 550 See also International Conference on Information Processing
  • — Electromagnetic, further developments in,
  • by J. Thillaimuthu, 527
  • — Electronic, exhibition, exhibits at, 688 Government use of, 12
  • — Embargoes on, discussion in Parliament on,
  • 669
  • — Emidec, for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd., 668
  • — Emidec 1100 (EMI Electronics), 690
  • — Helisyn linear position control for (BTH
  • Co., Ltd.), 688
  • — IBM 704, application to plastic design, 835
  • — IBM Ramac 305, disc memory in, 41
  • — at Kardomah, Ltd., 668
  • — Literature, classified index of (Ferranti,
  • Ltd.), 777
  • — Magnetic storage drum (Sperry Gyroscope),
  • 688
  • — Miniature uniselector for (Siemens Edison
  • Swan), 690
  • — Output data, tape punch for recording
  • (Creed and Co.), 688
  • — Pegasus, list of existing programmes of, 27
  • — for plastic theory calculations, by J.
  • Heyman, 834
  • — Potentiometer drives for (Kynmore Engi
  • neering Co., Ltd.), 688
  •  ?— Silicon switching diode for high-speed, by J. H. Forster and P. Zuk, 382
  • — See also Accounting machine; Calculator Computing methods, modern (review), 390 Conciliation in industrial disputes, 176 Concrete arches on suspension bridge at
  • Samawa, 25
  • — Barrel vault roofs for new Beverley aircraft
  • hangar at Abingdon (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • — Curing tests, by N. G. Bondre and N. N. B.
  • Ordman, 3 ; by T. N. W. Akroyd, 36. See also Vol. 185
  • — Deterioration in sewage, 179
  • — Fencing posts, CSIRO tests on, 620
  • — Heavy, compositions of, 569
  • — Institute, American. See American Concrete, Ltd., study of construction in
  • prestressed concrete by, 127
  • — Mixer, mobile, aluminium alloy, 159
  • — Practice courses, 491
  • — Prestressed, bridge construction, study by
  • Concrete, Ltd., 127 Conferences on, 747
  • — — Construction study by Concrete, Ltd.,
  • 127
  • Shells for roofing, casting of, 587
  • — Theory and design, by R. H. Evans and
  • E. W. Bennett (review), 219
  • Theory and practice, by P. B. Morice and E. H. Cooley (review), 219
  • — for radiation shielding, 569; publication
  • on, 110
  • — Reinforced, in architecture, by A. A. Raafat
  • (review), 91
  • — Sewers, deterioration of, 179
  • — Shell Roof Construction, Proceedings of
  • Second Symposium on, by A. Aas- Jakobsen, S. Brus-Letto, I. Holand and G. Oxaal (review), 91
  • — in Silberkuhl roof system, 586
  • — Storage shed, “ in situ,” above scaffold
  • supported shuttering, 191
  • — Structures, fixing tools and studs to, Hilti system for (Ucan Development, Ltd.), 8
  • — Transport bucket, automatically discharg
  • ing (Blaw-Knox Co.), 429
  • Condensation, dropwise, in surface condenser,
  • 420
  • Condensers for power stations, discussion in Parliament on research on, 48
  • — Surface, dropwise condensation in, 420 Conduction, heat transfer by, 383
  • — Phonon, in low-temperature research, 679 Conductivity, thermal, of exfoliated vermiculite, 616
  • — See also Superconductivity
  • Conductors, aluminium, Noralgrip accessories
  • for (Northern Aluminium), 198 Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineer
  • ing Unions, rejection of British Transport Commission wage increase to railway shopmen by, 80; ban on ships under flags of convenience, 199; discussions on unemployment and wages at annual conference, 240; meeting’on wage claims, 344; wage claim, 376
  • Conference, Advertising Clubs and Associations, 479
  • — Aircraft ice protection, 61
  • — American Industrial Forum (1958), 636
  • — Apprenticeship, 137, 681
  • — Architectural research, American Institute
  • of Architects, 259
  • — Atomic energy, peaceful uses of, second
  • international. See Atomic Energy, Peaceful Uses of
  • — British, automation and computation,
  • bulletin of, 747
  • Commonwealth Welding, 1957 (book)
  • 844
  • Institute of Management. See British Institute of Management
  • Plastics Federation (Torquay), 532
  • — Commonwealth, of nuclear scientists,
  • preliminary notice, 236
  • — Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engi
  • neering Unions, discussions on unemployment and wages at, 240
  • — Co-operative (Blackpool), comment on, 736
  • — Engineering education, EUSEC, definition
  • of engineer, 660
  • — Engineering Institutions of British Common
  • wealth, 493
  • — Engineering Societies of Western Europe
  • and United States, 493
  • — Fatigue of metals (book), 218
  • — Gas-cooled reactor, USAEC, 504
  • — Gearing, Institute of Mechanical Engineers,
  • preliminary notice, 36; report by S. L. Harris, 543
  • Conference, High Energy Physics, CERN (Geneva, 1958), 505
  • — Incorporated Sales Managers’ Association,
  • 415, 611
  • — on industrial design and engineering
  • industries, 559, 708; list of lectures at, 720
  • — Industrial Supervisors, Regional, report on
  • Supervision—Management’s Vital Link, 46
  • Industrial training for professional engineers, 660
  • — Information Processing, International. See
  • International
  • — International Council of Aeronautical
  • Sciences (Madrid), 363
  • des Grandes Reseaux Electriques, 750 kV experimental transmission line (Pittsfield, Mass.), 83; 500 kV transmission line (Kuibishev, Russia), 83
  • Labour. See International
  • Organisation for Standardisation (Harrogate), 157
  •  :— Leadership, British Institute of Management, 393
  • — Link between schools and industry
  • (Cheltenham), preliminary notice, 428
  • — Massey-Ferguson service organisations, 479
  • — Municipal Passenger Transport Association
  • (Blackpool), 363
  • — Nuclear Energy, British. See British
  • — Nuclear energy,- Federation of British
  • Industries, 108
  • — Nuclear engineering and science. See
  • Nuclear
  • — Nuclear reactor technology, at Atomic
  • Energy Research Establishment (Harwell), 14
  • — Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. See
  • Atomic energy
  • — Personnel management (Cambridge), re
  • marks by Hon. R. Wood at, 46
  • — Plain Words on, 786
  • — Prestressed concrete, 747
  • — Productivity at Bristol University, remarks
  • on sales and production balance, by
  • A. C. Hazel, 415
  • •—Reinforced plastics technical, 719
  • — Research and development, US National Science Foundation, 288
  • — Science and technology for deans of
  • engineering, proceedings of (book), 844 •
  • — Scientific information (Washington), 692
  • — Shipbuilding, order and cancellation figures,
  • 131
  • —on state of industry, 558
  • — Skid-prevention (Virginia, USA). See
  • Skid-prevention
  • — Space medicine, 527
  • — Standards engineers (London), 9
  • — University rectors and vice-chancellors
  • (Dijon, 1959), 405
  • — World Power. See World Power
  • — See also 125, 276, 422, 564, 703, 831
  • Congress and exhibition, Public Works, preview of, 594
  • — International Council of Aeronautical
  • Sciences (Madrid), 413, 441, 473
  • — — Railway (Madrid), report on, 518, 552
  • — — Scientific Film Association (Moscow),
  • report on, 573
  • — Nuclear (Cleveland, O. (1958)), preliminary
  • notice, 636
  • Coniston minesweeper with Vosper roll stabilisation fins, 833
  • Conn, Dr. J. F. C., on progress in naval architecture, 351, 386
  • Connector for soil pipe, “ Everite ” (trade publication), 27
  • Considine, D. M., process instruments and controls handbook (review), 746
  • Consolidated Electrodynamics Corp., agreement with Elliot-Automation Group, 394
  • Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co., Ltd., pneumatic hoists and rams (trade publication), 218; compressors (trade publication), 776; rock drill (trade publication), 776; heavy-duty vane drill in tube welding preparation rig, 806
  • Consortia, atomic-energy, 202, 262
  • Constance Bowater, pulp-carrying vessel, Pleuger Aktiv rudder for, 450
  • Construction, modular co-ordination, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • Constructional Services, Ltd., accelerated curing tests on concrete, by T. N. W. Akroyd, 36
  • Constructors John Brown, Ltd., production of heavy-water from hydrogen CJB heavywater process, 301; heavy-water production, 345
  • Consul directional beacons, 315, 316, 321
  • Consultants Bureau Inc., translation from Russian of papers On structure of glass, 613; translation of non-English articles in Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 747
  • — Client relationship, 630
  • — vs. state highway department in Federal-
  • Aid highway project, 686
  • Consulting engineer at Jodrell Bank radio- telescope, report on action of, 240
  • Consumer Advisory Council, questionnaire on television sets, 192; Shoppers Guide 5, 192; tests on anti-freeze solutions for motor car radiators, 684; tests on screwdrivers, 684
  • Consumers’ Association, Ltd., tests on oil heaters, 684; tests on bathroom scales, 684
  • — goods consumption in West Europe, 76 Survey of personal spending on, 1950-57,
  • 428
  • Consumer Research, Ltd., Association for. See Association
  • Contact tanks at Ashford Common filtration works, 255
  • Containers, Aircon, for air transport (Airtech, Ltd.), 593
  • — Food, ISO work on, 157
  • — Liquid, collapsible, “ Portolite ” (Marston-
  • Excelsior), 498
  • — Service to Continent, 818
  • Containment sphere for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 734
  • Continent. See Europe
  • Continuity and phase indicator (Tiltman
  • Langley. Ltd.), 498
  • Contractor, function of, in chemical engineering projects, by L. B. Baker, 121; by W. H. A. Webb, 121
  • — Plant at Public Works Exhibition; 594 Control and analysis of non-linear systems, by
  • Y. H. Ku {book), 327
  • — Automatic, of boiler firing aplliances, 3 of machine tools, research (PERA), 89 Unit, Lindars, in centalised tanker
  • filling control, 11
  • by visual signals, by Dr. W. Taylor, 729
  • — and cost estimating, by P. Brett, 122
  • — Cubicle for nuclear power station (General
  • Radiological, Ltd.), 275
  • — Derestriction of, by Government, 591
  • — Dust, at transistor factory of Semiconduc
  • tors, Ltd., 645
  • — Equipment for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. loco
  • motive for Midland Region; 759
  • Electronic, for Post Office letter-sorting machines (Electronic Instruments), 243
  • — Gear for diesel-electric locomotives for
  • Great Northern division of Eastern Region (Allen West and Co., Ltd.), 758 Motor, mobile exhibition of (J. A.
  • Crabtree and Co., Ltd.), 547
  • Ward Leonard “ packaged ” (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — of hydrogen peroxide manufacture process
  • at Laporte Chemicals, Ltd., 813
  • — Industry, training of apprentices in, by
  • W. Stainsby, 176
  • — Instruments for automated plant (Elliott-
  • Automation Group), 394
  • — Linear position, Helisyn, for computers
  • (BTH Co., Ltd.), 688
  • — Manual, over-riding, for solenoid-operated
  • valve (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 4 Control, new publication (Rowse Muir), 277 “ Noise, handbook of, by C. M. Harris (review), 27
  • — Panel, atomic-reactor (Ekco Electronics',
  • Ltd.), 275
  • — Potentiometer for nuclear power station
  • (General Radiological, Ltd.), 275
  • — Process, and instruments, handbook, by
  • D. M. Considine (review), 746
  • — Production, by computer at British
  • Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd., 669
  • — Quality. See Quality control
  • — Rods for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 734 Shock-absorbing tube for, 437
  • Speed recorder (Cambridge Instrument
  • Co., Ltd.), 275
  • — Room for gas-turbine test house of Rolls-
  • Royce, Ltd., 477
  • — Systems for atomic reactors at Atoms for
  • Peace Exhibition, 273
  • — — for cranes, “ Revcon ” (Laurence, Scott
  • and Electromotors), 726
  • — — Fire and radar, Airpass, for P.1B all-
  • weather fighter aircraft (Ferranti, Ltd.), 92 Gearing for, by R. A. Head, 543 Ice protection, by E. O. Robertson, 61 Non-linear, by R. L. Cosgriff (book), 152 Sequence, Nickols, 591-2
  • Solid circuits for, study by Radio Corp, of America, 287
  • — Units for variable voltage power supply at
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 549
  • —Weather-sensitive, for oil-fired boilers
  • (Stonebridge Electrical Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — Valve. See Valve Convair. See General Dynamics Convection, heat transfer by, boundary layer
  • equations for laminar flow by, 383
  • Convention on carriage of dangerous goods by rail, 818
  • — Microwave valves, 87
  • — Thermonuclear processes (I.E.E.), 734 Converter, a.c., single-unit, “ Speedmaster ”
  • (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Computer data (Ferranti), 689
  • — Plant for proton synchrotron of NIRNS, 734
  • — Steelmaking process, oxygen, Kaldo, 145 Process, oxygen, Linzer Dusenverfahren,
  • 145
  • Process, oxygen, Rotor, 145
  • — Thermionic (General Electric Co.)', 20 Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Ltd., drum truck
  • (trade publication), 188; drums and crates (trade publication), 188; skid truck (trade publication), 188
  • Conveyor belts, rubber-covered Terylene, for ICI fertiliser plant, 424
  • Terylene (Leyland and Birmingham
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 672
  • — in coal mines, fire risks of, 90
  • -— Devayor, for handling grain in bulk (Helicoid Flight Conveyors), 790
  • — Elevating, Wharton, for mechanised coal
  • depot, 126
  • — Magnetic, for handling steel articles at steep
  • angles (Geo. Robson and Co. (Conveyors), Ltd.), 197
  • — Maintenance in coal mines, cinema film on,
  • 846
  • — Mould, at foundry of Shotton Bros., 157
  • — Portable, Rapistan Stevedor Junior (Manu
  • facturers Equipment Co., Ltd.), 165
  • — Press, automatic, for liquid extraction
  • (Modern Mechanisation, Ltd-.), 92
  • — Shuttle, Niagara, for mechanised coal
  • depot, 126
  • — Underground, pushing cylinders for (trade
  • publication), 713
  • Conway, H. G., landing gear design (book), 247' Cook, P. M., on load and torque calculation in hot flat rolling (book), 445
  • Cook, Sir W., on British reactors for sale abroad, 754
  • Cooke, R. G., on metric system, 12 Cooking utensils, nickel plating of, 576 Coolants, atomic-reactor, 337
  • — organic, in a heavy-water-moderated power
  • reactor, by M. J. McNelly, 140
  • — Reactor, organic, radiolytic and pyrolytic
  • decomposition of, by D. R. de Halas, 141 Coolers for gas-turbine test house of Rolls- Royce, Ltd. (Foster Wheeler), 476
  • — transformer, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. loco
  • motive for Midland Region,'759
  • Cooley, E. H., on prestressed concrete: theory and practice (review), 219
  • Cooling, atomic-reactor, chemical reaction of, 170
  • — Effusion, development of, 420
  • — and heating combined, thermoelectric
  • (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • — Systems, liquid, for airborne radar, 296
  • — Tower, induced-draught, “ Counterflo,”
  • model of (Head, Wrightson), 274
  • — Turbo-alternators, heat transfer in, 420
  • Cooper Alloy Foundry Co., V2B stainless alloy, 616
  • Cooper’s workshop exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Co-operative Conference (Blackpool), comment on, 736
  • Co-Partnership Association, Industrial. See Industrial
  • Copper alloys, ISO work on, 158 See also Brass; Bronze
  • — Development Association, strain hardening
  • of cylinders, by E. Voce, 363-364; Copper Tubes for Small Bore Heating (booklet), 524
  • — Increased output of, 239
  • — Industry, dispute between Nkana branch of
  • European Union and Rhokana Corp., 240 Position and prospects of, by Sir R. Prian, 761
  • — ISO work on, 158
  • — Mines, N. Rhodesia, labour problems, 376
  • — Price trend’s; 239
  • Copper Tubes for Small Bore Heating (booklet), 524
  • — Wire drawing for electric cable manufacture
  • at Aberdare Cables, Ltd., 774
  • Copperad, Ltd., “Sill-Line” space-heating equipment for beneath window sills, 605
  • Copyright abroad, 226
  • Corbin, E. G., on guide to coalfields, 1958 (book), 152
  • Core-sand automatic weighing plant (trade publication), 90
  • Cork Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Langitex non-slip pulley wheels, 563
  • Corming Co., electric welding of glass, 554
  • Comer burners for boiler steam temperature control, 711
  • Cornford, E. C., on long-range rockets and satellites, 282
  • Cornmarket Press, Directory of Opportunities for Qualified Men, 247
  • Cornwall, uranium survey in, 109
  • Corporation and employees, relationship between.; in U.S., 41
  • — as instrument of social leadership in U.S., 40 Corpses containing radioisotopes, safe handling
  • of (booklet), 199
  • Corrosion in aircraft, causes and prevention of, by T. C. E. Tringham (book), 119
  • — Atmospheric, studies on, at National
  • Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • — Filiform, studies on at National Chemical
  • Laboratory, 178
  • — Fretting, in fatigue test on embedded point,
  • 618
  • Corrosion, Ltd., Epiglo type C epoxy-based coating, 782
  • — of metals, essay competition on, 644
  • — of metals in flowing water, 178
  • — Mild steel by sulphur, 178
  • — Research at National Chemical Laboratory;
  • 178
  • — Stress. See Stress Corrosion
  • — and Wear Handbook for^Water Cooled
  • Reactors, 44
  • Cory Bros. and Co., Ltd., formation of new company in U.S., 208
  • Cosgriff", R. L., on nonlinear control systems (book), 152
  • Cosmic particles, research on. 536
  • Study of properties of, 403
  • See also Particles
  • — Ray research, results from Explorer IV, 537
  • — — Research, Sputnik II satellite in, 537 Cosmocord, Ltd., “ Acostereo ” crystal cartridge for stereophonic recordings, 328
  • Cossor, A. C., Ltd., epoxide resin resurfacing of compound curvature mould for C.R.21 radar reflector, 775; formation of new Canadian company with EMI, 822
  • Cossor Radio and Television, Ltd., model 569 Transistor Six all-transistor motor-car radio, 328
  • Costs of automatic assembly, 185
  • — Cutting, for productivity (booklet), 185
  • — Estimating and control, by P. Brett, 122
  • — Nuclear power, 754
  • Costain, Richard, Ltd., storage shed of “in situ ” concrete above scaffold supported shuttering, 191; controlling interest in Costain (West Africa), Ltd., 335
  • Costing a casting, publications of Association of Bronze and Brass Founders, 633
  • Cotton, H., on electrical principles (book), 577 Cotton imports, unions’ steps against, 199
  • — Unions, steps against cheap cotton imports,
  • 199
  • Cottrell, A. F., on plant commissioning, 122 Couchman, R. O., on reproducing radiographs, 428. See LETTER, 496; on copying radiographs for reproduction, 643
  • Coueson, F., on flying business men, 396
  • Council of British Manufacturers of Petroleum Equipment, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Exhibition, 70
  • Council of Industrial Design, Careers in Industrial Design (booklet), 533; conference on industrial design and engineering industries, 559, 708
  • Counter, electronic, high-speed, “D.l” (Electronic Machine Co., Ltd.), 7
  • — Impulse, electro-magnetic (Inglis Knibb &
  • Co.), 367
  • “ Counterflo ” induced-draught cooling tower, model of (Head, Wrightson), 274
  • Counting with fingers, by G. W. Maxfield, 67; by A. H. Rawle. See LETTER, 67; by Ing. Dr. M. P. Varshney, 68. See also Vol. 185
  • — Unit, electronic, P12C (Electronic Machine
  • Co., Ltd.), 134
  • Coupler, automatic, for freight trains (Dowty), 813
  • Coupler, automatic, “ + GF+,” for Irish Railways (George Fischer, Ltd.), 511
  • Coupling, flexible, Fenaflex tyre-type (J. H. Fenner and Co., Ltd.), 529
  • Metastream series CN (Metaducts, Ltd.), 70
  • — See also Clutch
  • Course, atomic physics, two-day, 403
  • — Concrete practice, 491
  • — Heat transfer in atomic power plant, 46'5
  • — Management, at Brunel College of Tech
  • nology, report on, 459
  • — — Comment on, 507
  • — Marketing, at Polytechnic, 415
  • — Modern techniques for the engineer, at
  • Nottingham University, 379
  • — and monographs, statistical, by M. G.
  • Kendall, 445
  • — Post-graduate, in aircraft materials at
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, 616 Graduate, in mid-career, plea for, 225. See LETTERS, 291
  • Graduate, in operational research in industry at Birmingham University, 179
  • — Refresher. See Refresher
  • — Sandwich. See Sandwich
  • — Welding for atomic work; 170
  • Court, Industrial, recognised body on industrial disputes, 573
  • — of Inquiry report into dock wage dispute,
  • 240
  • Courtaulds, Ltd., position and prospects of, 598 Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd., merger with
  • Rockwell Engineers, Ltd., 471; retirements and appointments, 471; historical note on, 532; merger with Rockwell Machine Tool Co., 532
  • Coventry “ XT ” self-opening diehead for automatic lathes (Alfred Herbert); 461
  • Cow, P. B., and Co., Ltd., Dracone DI flexible oil barge, 440
  • Cox, H. Li,; on slipping-clutch fatigue-testing machine, 84
  • Crabs, travelling, electric, for overhead travelling cranes (Matterson, Ltd.), 229
  • Crabtree, J. A., and Co., Ltd., wiring accessories (trade publication), 482; mobile exhibition of switchgear and motor control gear, 547; quality control and development of wiring accessories, 675
  • Crack-detection apparatus, magnetic, portable (Radalloyd, Ltd.), 102
  • — Occurrence and examination in photo
  • elastic stress analysis, 252
  • Cracking, stress-corrosion, research on, 41 Crafts, old, workshop exhibits at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Craftsmen, training of, comment by Sir Willis Jackson, 302
  • Cranbrook windmill restoration, 139
  • Crane control system, “ Revcon ” (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Diesel-driven, on barge train for Nigeria
  • (Ransomes and Rapier), 69
  • — Electric, their design, construction, applica
  • tion and operation, by H. Hi. Broughton (review), 551
  • — Flying, Westminster helicopter as, 268 Westminster helicopter, first flight of,- 94
  • — Goliath, at Hunterston nuclear power
  • station, 45
  • — Overhead travelling, electric travelling
  • drabs for (Matterson, Ltd.), 229
  • Crane Packing, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • — Safety in iron and steel industry (pamphlet),
  • 553
  • — Tower, Pingon, George Cohen agency for,
  • 773
  • — Warning device (British Thomson-Houston
  • Co., Ltd.), 553
  • — Weigher to determine pulling power of tugs
  • (Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd.), 7
  • — See also Hoist; Derrick
  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics, postgraduate course in aircraft materials, 616; influence of frame pitch and stiffness of stress distribution in pressurised cylinders, 747; optimum design of multicell box subjected to given bending moment and temperature distribution, by D. J. Johns (book), 747
  • Crankcase, aluminium, for diesel engine, 220 Cranz-Schardin multiple-spark camera, for photoelastic stress analysis, 252
  • Craven Bros. (Manchester), Ltd., turbine pinion hobbing machine, 333
  • Cravens Ltd., railway stock (trade publication), 188
  • Crawler tractors. See Tractors
  • Credits, export, for Commonwealth countries discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • — for overseas buyers of British aircraft, 622
  • — Restrictions, effect of relaxation of, 527
  • Creed and Co., Ltd., tape punch machine for direct recording of computer output data, 688
  • Creep laboratory of Stewarts and Lloyds,; Ltd.,- Corby, 802
  • — Resistant alloy “ Nimonic 105 ” (Henry
  • Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 546
  • Crematorium, Golders Green, bid for shares in, by Amalgamated Tobacco Corp., Ltd.., 80 CREPS (Compagnie de Recherches et d’Exploitation de Petrole), discovery of crude oil in Sahara, 558
  • Creusot. See Forges et Ateliers du Creusot
  • Crocker, Dr. V. S., consolidated report on research reactors, 662
  • Croda, Ltd., oil-type rust preventive (trade publication), 90
  • Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., T series fractional horse-power motors, 365; motor-alternator set for Pleuger Aktiv rudder motors, 450; alternators and generators (trade publication), 482; fractional h.p. motors (trade publication), 482; 47 years’ service of generators at Keighley power station, 563; generators for diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern Division of Eastern Region, 757
  • Cronaflex polyester-based photographic film (E.I. du Pont de Nemours), 91, 847
  • Croney, D., on movement of soil moisture (book), 777
  • C rook, A. E., on safety aspects of underground transport in coal mines, 90
  • Crop respiration rate, measuring device (Wright Rain, Ltd.), 790
  • Crosby Valve and Engineering Co., Ltd., Mason Neilan type 76 lock-up valve, 134 Crossland, B., on strain hardening of cylinders, 68; 292,428. See LETTERS, 131; 363,460 Crossley, Dr. F. R. Erskine, on non-linear vibrations, 212
  • Crossley diesel-engined standby generator sets for Chapel Cross atomic power station, 203
  • — HST V8 engines for Co-Bo diesel-electric
  • locomotives for London Midland Region, 757
  • Croydon Airport, closure of, 363. See LETTER, 396
  • Desirability of retaining, discussion in Parliament on, 667
  • Crucible furnaces. See Furnaces
  • Crude oil. See Oil
  • Cruiser, atomic-powered, USS Long Beach, 665 Cryostats for low-temperature research on electrical properties, 680
  • Crystals, germanium, production at transistor factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., 645
  • — Oscillator, thermally-compensated (Auto
  • matic Telephone and Electric Co., Ltd.), 215
  • CSIRO. See Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
  • Cubicle, control, for nuclear power station (General Radiological, Ltd.), 275
  • Culler, F. L., on chemical re-processing of nuclear fuel using solvent extraction processing, 142
  • Cultivator, powered, with attachments, Rota- vator (Howard), 790
  • Cultural information exchanges, discussion in Parliament on. 629
  • Cummins Engine Co., Inc., progress of British subsidiary, 547; prospects of, 716
  • Cummins Engine Co., Ltd., motor-vehicle engines at Public Works Exhibition, 595
  • Cunningham, Sir G., on unofficial strikes, 439; on Triplex Group’s annual report, 439
  • Cupford three-way diaphragm valve (Talbot Stead Tube Co., Ltd.), 10
  • Current British Directories, by G. P. Henderson, 327
  • Curwen, K. M., on systems of project organisation, 121
  • Customer, training the, note on, 611
  • Cutler, John, candle-fire grates, 501 Cutting-fluid research (PERA), 89
  • — Forces in sawing, by Dr. E. Kivimaa, 615
  • — Metal, research, by Dr. E. Merchant, 614 See also Institute of Research on Machine
  • Tools and Metal Cutting
  • — Orthogonal, of a work-hardening material,
  • by Dr. D. G. Christopherson, P.L.B. Oxley, and Dr. W. B. Palmer, 113
  • — Oxygen flame, of titanium, with preheat
  • flame, 50
  • — and treatment plant for coal, at Essen
  • Mining Show, 658
  • CVA Group 51-station in-line transfer machine (Kearney and Trecker), 102
  • Cycles. See Bicycle
  • — Motor. See Motor Cycle
  • Cyc/o-hexylamine carbonate to protect boilers during idle periods, 178
  • Cyclosteel ironmaking process, 145
  • Cyclotron. See Synchro-cyclotron
  • Cylinders, bored, surface-texture, measurement, by M. Ehrenreich, 615
  • — Pneumatic, control valves for, 544
  • — Pressurised, stress distribution in, influence
  • of frame pitch and stiffness on, by D. S. Houghton (book), 747
  • — Pushing, for underground conveyors and
  • loaders (trade publication), 713
  • — Strain hardening of, by Dr. E. Voce, 131,
  • 363, 460. See LETTERS, 68, 292, 428. See also Vol. 185
  • Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, translation of non-English articles in, 747
  • — Scientific and technical information, making
  • use of, by E. Gros, 445
  • Czechoslovakia, award for pavilion at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • •— Hydroelectric power stations for Danube, 559
  • — Machine-tool exports , 259
  • — Machine-tool industry, 259
  • “D.l” high-speed electronic counter (Electronic Machine Co., Ltd.), 7
  • Dacron, production in U.S., 435
  • Daimler, increased activity of, 47; Majestic motor car, 47
  • Daimler-Benz, merger with Auto-Union, 101; position and prospects of, 369; modification of automatic transmission on Mercedes 300 motor-car, 567
  • Dalegarth-Ravenglass railway line, future prospects of, 623
  • Dall orifice for flow measurement (trade publication), 153
  • Daltolac 24 polyurethane foam for heat and sound insulation (ICI), 847
  • Dam, Aswan, position and prospects of, 751
  • — Kariba, progress report, 807
  • “Dampa ” acoustic ceiling (Hurseal, Ltd.), 556
  • Daniells, F. C., and Co., self-gripping ratchet spanner (trade publication), 218
  • Daniels-Boyd nuclear steam generator, 829
  • Daniels, T. H. and J., Ltd., “Helitube” heat exchanger with coiled tubes, 167
  • Danube River, hydro-electric power stations proposed for, 559
  • Dart Herald local service airliner (Handley Page), 266
  • — Propeller-turbine aero engine, test bed for,
  • at London Airport (B.E.A.), 553
  • Dartford-Purfleet tunnel, discussion in Parliament on progress of, 175
  • Data, computer output, tape punch for direct reading of (Creed and Co.), 688
  • — Converter, computer (Ferranti), 689
  • — Handling and programming in Avro super
  • sonic wind tunnel, 83
  • Data processing computer, 1010 (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical), 689
  • Equipment, exhibition of (Paris), preliminary notice, 99
  • Machines for railways, 552
  • • System for reactor, 665
  • — — System, transistorised, IBM 7070, 801
  • See also International Conference on
  • Information Processing
  • — Sheets of Royal Aeronautical Society, 681
  • — Transceiver for computers (IBM United
  • Kingsom, Ltd.), 690
  • — Transmission, facilities for, GPO booklet
  • on, 786
  • Dauphin motor car, increased production of (Renault), 727
  • Davenport Vernon and Co., Ltd., mechanical jet drill with aluminium derrick mounted on Land Rover motor vehicle, 37
  • Davis, L. S., on design duty and specification of requirements, including site selection, in chemical engineering projects, 121
  • Davis, Stuart, Ltd., “ Hydroair ” drill heads (trade publication), 327
  • Davis, W. K., resignation from USAEC, 170 Davy and United Engineering Co., Ltd., apprentice training (booklet), 572; new slabbing mill for Abbey Works of Steel Co. of Wales, Ltd., 846
  • Dawe Instruments, Ltd., type 1412 impact noise analyser, 717
  • Dawnays, Ltd., milling machine for girder ends at (William Asquith, Ltd.), 561
  • Daws, L. F., on heat transfer in deep underground tunnels, 605
  • Dawson, Wm., and Sons, Ltd., list of scientific and technical periodicals, TH
  • Day, A. C. L., on terms of trade, 259
  • Daylight partitioning, Lita (trade publication), 327
  • DB4, Aston Martin motor car (David Brown Group), 434
  • DCX fusion device, 326
  • Device, ion injection in, 828
  • Device, Luce Ignition Scheme, by Dr. A. Simon, 168
  • Deb Chemical Proprietaries, Ltd., “ Gwish ” aerosol fire extinguisher, 134
  • De Broglie wavelength of a proton, 537 Decarburisation prevention by electroplating, 447
  • Decca Navigator system, navigation aid, 315, 316
  • Decca Radar, Ltd., radar exhibits at Farnborough Show, 323; radar station for Port of London Authority, 353
  • Decca Radio and Television, “ Stereogram ” SGI88 stereophonic record player, 360
  • Decelerometer for colliery communications, 90 Decempedes, salt-carrying river craft, conversion from steam to diesel drive, 189
  • Decision making, automation as aid to, by J. Diebold, 162
  • — of managing director, 630
  • Decomposition, pyrolytic, of monoisopropylbiphenyl, 141
  • — Radiolytic and pyrolytic, of organic reactor
  • coolants, by D. R. de Halas, 141
  • — Radiolytic, of monoisopropylbiphenyl, 141 Dectra system, navigational aid, 321
  • Deep drawing experiments, by Prof. P. Landberg, 615
  • — Freezing of mammals, by Dr. A. S. Parkes,
  • et al., 302
  • DEF-33 defence specification—preparation of drawings for service requirements, 638
  • Defence Board, Defence Committee of Cabinet on composition and operation of, 98
  • — Committee of Cabinet on composition and
  • operation of Defence Board, 98
  • — Specification, DEF-33—preparation of draw
  • ings for service requirements, 638
  • — White Paper on organisation of, 98 Deferment, military-service. See Military service
  • de Ferranti, Sir V., on position and prospects of Ferranti, Ltd., 293
  • Definition of engineer. See Engineer
  • — Questions of, by S. H. Rendell, 428.
  • See LETTER, 460
  • Deflation and unemployment, 112
  • Deflection of gears, by N. Waterworth, 543 de Halas, D. R., on radiolytic and pyrolytic decomposition of organic reactor coolants, 141
  • de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., demonstration flight of Comet 4 airliner, 291; Comet 4 airliner, proposed air routes and proving flight, 331; Sea Vixen naval fighter aircraft, 340; proving flights of Comet 4 airliner, 394
  • de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd., nuclear work of, 202; high-speed gas circulators, 202; pumps and valves for high temperature gas-coolant circuits, 274; licenced to build Gnome free-turbine aircraft power plant, 342; Gyron D.G.J10 Junior turbo-jet for Blackburn NA 39 naval strike aircraft, 343; Gyron D.Gy 2 turbo-jet for Hawker Pl 121 fighter, 343; Spectre type rocket engines, aircraft uses of, 343
  • de Havilland Nuclear Power Group, formation and activities of, 234; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 234
  • de Havilland Propellers, Ltd., electric cable test set, 404; portable tester for multi-core cable, 497; nickel plating of aircraft propellers, 575; progress report on Firestreak guided missile, 590
  • Dehumidifying unit for rooms and offices, tropical (Temperature, Ltd.), 456
  • de Kovats, A., pumps, fans and compressors (book), 118
  • De Kraai windwmill for electricity generation, 138
  • de Laval. See Alfa-Laval Group; Laval, de; Turbine
  • Delay Line, magnetostrictive wire, torsional wave (Mullard Equipment, Ltd.), 689
  • Delft Technological University, hydraulic engineering course at, 94
  • DeLong Corp., mobile oil drilling platform for Shell Co., 95
  • Deloro Stellite Ltd., fatigue tests on Stellite.tool metal, 618; Stellite (trade publication), 776 Delta 2 research aircraft for flight tests on Rolls-Royce Avon jet engines (Fairey Aviation, Ltd.), 511
  • Deltic, Napier, two-stroke diesel engines for PL4 Maracaibo launch, 120
  • Demag, annual report, 136; position and prospects of, 369; industrial equipment (book), 844
  • Denham’s Engineering Co., Ltd.,profile boring lathe for diesel engine piston heads, 397 Denning, Lord, on trade unions and the law, 16
  • Denny-Brown/Saunders-Roe stabilisers for minesweeper Reedham, 450
  • Density gauges, radioisotopes in, 634
  • — of Rigidex polyethylene, effect of processing
  • of, 523
  • Dent, H. C., year book of technical education and careers in industry, 1958 (review), 516 Dentistry, radiography in, thulium 170 for, 108 Department of Mines and Technical Surveys (Ottawa), influence of aluminium, lead and iron on structure and properties of galvanised coatings, by J. J. Sebisty, and J. O. Edwards (book), 712; study of surface carbides, differential steel attack and pore formation in galvanising process, by J. J. Sebisty (book), 712
  • — of Scientific and Industrial Research, partici
  • pation at Auckland electrical show, 23; increase in grants for post-graduate training in science and technology, 80; new steering committee arrangement, 195; surface energy of solids, by V. D. Kuzhet- sov (book), 218; translated contents lists of Russian translations, comment on, 247; management structure study, 457; financial contribution to Jodrell Bank radio telescope, 557; human relations in industry (report), 590; individual efficiency in industry (report), 590; review of Russian translation position, 649; types of road surfacing and maintenance using tar or asphaltic bitumen (book), 712; “ Tele
  • smoke ” telescope for estimating smoke density, 717; See also under specific research associations, research stations and laboratories.
  • Depither, Horkel, for bagasse (Parsons and Whittemore/Lyddon Organisation), 36 Derbyshire Archaeological Society, commemorative tablet to James Brindley, 528
  • Derrick, aluminium-alloy, mounted on Land Rover motor vehicle for use with mechanical jet drill in mineral prospecting (Davenport Vernon and Co., Ltd.), 37. See LETTER, 100
  • — See also Cranes
  • Descaling of titanium sheet by acid pickling, 30 Design, appearance, art of, in engineering, by
  • M. Black, 708
  • — Automatic, of steel-framed buildings, by
  • J. Heyman, 834
  • — in building, wasteful use of material in,
  • Plain Words on, 686
  • — Elastic, of steel structures, 834
  • — Engineering, Bulleid Memorial Lectures on,
  • preliminary notice, 820
  • Teaching, by H. Clausen, 723. See LETTER, 787
  • — Good, importance of, remarks by W. T.
  • Wren, 479
  • — Industrial, careers in (booklet), 533
  • — -— Council of. See Council
  • and engineering industries, conference on (Birmingham), preliminary notice, 559; report on, 708; list of lectures at, 720
  • Good, national importance of, by Rt. Hon. Lord Mills, 708
  • Design and Industrial Styling Co., Ltd., Lumenated Pyramid translucent ceiling, 816
  • — Plastic, development of, 834 of steel structures, 834
  • — Protection abroad, 226
  • — Responsibility of engineers in, Plain Words
  • on, 98
  • — Standardisation in, 9
  • — of tankers, and freight rates, optimum
  • relationship between, 94
  • — See also Registered Designs Act
  • Designer, engineering vs. industrial, Plain Words on, 130
  • — Industrial vs. engineering, Plain Words on,
  • 130
  • Desk computer, “ Compudesk ” (National- Elliott), 690
  • Desmur, G., pumps, fans and compressors (book), 118
  • Desoutter Bros., Ltd., pneumatic screwdriver, 429
  • Desulphurising coke-oven gas by Appleby- Frodingl\am process, pilot-plant for, 223
  • — and sulphuric-acid plant, combined
  • (Appleby Frodingham), 223
  • Det Fyenske Traelastkompagni, “ Dampa ” acoustic ceiling, 556
  • Detarrers, electrical, Holmes-Flex (trade publication), 90
  • Detectors, neutron, at Geneva Exhibition, 762 in reactor safety and control, 762
  • —- Pressure-ratio, Microjet (H. M. Hobson, Ltd.), 124
  • — Radiation, 571
  • Detergent foam, spray head for dispersing, at Cadishead Sewage Works, 96
  • Detonators for electric shot firing (trade publication), 713
  • Detroit Power Screwdriver Co., model U magazine-fed power screwdriver, 211
  • DEUCE digital computer for Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 550
  • Deuterium, magnetic compression of shock- preheated, by A. C. Kolb, 403
  • — Tritium mixture, energy yield, 401
  • Deuterons, trapping of energetic, in magnetic field (ORNL), 402
  • Devayor conveyor for handling grain in bulk (Helicoid Flight Conveyors!)’, 790
  • Devcon emergency repair kit for cold plumbing (E. P. Barrus (Concessionaires), Ltd.), 128 Developing towns for industrial firms leaving London, 137
  • Development. See Research; Research and Development
  • de Vigier, W. A., on diversification in Acrow Engineers Group, 633
  • Diaform moulding machine, Taccone (Baker Perkins, Ltd.), 30
  • — Sheet forming equipment for stirface grind
  • ing machines (Churchill Machine Tool Co.), 498
  • Dial gauge, reliability investigations on, by Prof. H. Wright Baker, 804
  • Diamond styli, shaping of (Philips), 96
  • Diaphragm moulding machine, Taccone (Baker Perkins), 30, 789
  • — Pump, glandless self-priming (trade publi
  • cation), 327
  • Dibenzoylmethane complexes of thorium as organic reactor fuel, 110
  • of uranium as organic reactor fuel, 110 Dictating machine, Agavox (Aga Dictating Machine Co.), 429
  • Dictionary of Civil Engineering, by J. S. Scott (Penguin), 845
  • — Electronics, English-Russian Russian-Eng
  • lish (book), 390, 747
  • — Physics, by H. J. Gray (review), 152
  • — Technical, Spanish and English, Catilia’s
  • (book), 152
  • DIDO atomic reactor, 13, 262, 662
  • Die Casters Association, Zinc Alloy. See Zinc Alloy
  • Die Casting News, note on, 845
  • Diebold, J., on automation as aid to decision making, 162
  • Diehead, “ XT ” Coventry, for automatic. lathes (Alfred Herbert), 461
  • Dielectric fluids (trade publication), 118
  • Diesel auxiliary sets on pusher tug Gongola (Ruston and Hornsby), 69
  • -— Driven cranes on barge train for Nigeria (Ransomes and Rapier), 69
  • — Electric locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Engine. See Engine, diesel
  • — Generator sets. See Generator sets
  • — Locomotives. See Locomotive
  • — Railcars. See Carriages, railway
  • Differential pressures, diaphragm meter for (Foxboro-Yoxall), 657
  • — Steel attack in galvanising process, by J. J.
  • Sebisty (book), 712
  • Diffuser, supersonic, for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 83
  • Diffusion, vapour, processes research at Sondes Place, 150
  • Digestion, anaerobic, in biolgocal treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • Digging machine. See Excavator
  • Digital-analog conversion techniques, notes on, by A. K. Susskind (review), 844
  • — Calculator. See Calculator
  • — Computers. See Computer
  • Dilation waves in photoelastic stress analysis, 252
  • Dilutees in Portsmouth Dockyard, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — Shipwright, at dockyards, discussion in Par
  • liament on, 832
  • Dimensions, layout and, for production, handbook of, by H. H. Katz (review), 357
  • Dimmick, J., principal, Reading Technical College, 430-4
  • DIMPLE atomic reactor, details of, 262
  • Dimplex, Ltd., domestic infra-red heater, 32 Diode, silicon, diffused, for parametric amplifier (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 86
  • Switching, for high-speed computers, by J. H. Forster and P. Zuk, 382
  • Diphenyl as reactor coolant, 140, 141
  • Diploma in health engineering, 472
  • — in Technology, GEC graduates in, 405 Students for, question in'Parliament on,
  • 667
  • Direction control in high-speed flight, 278
  •  ?— Finders, cathode-ray, 319
  • as Marine navigational aids, 316
  • — Finding, radar, 315
  • Radio, 313
  • Directors, accountants as, 630
  • — Managing. See Managing director Directory, Coal trades, and colliery year book
  • 1958 (book), 844
  • — Current British, by G. P. Henderson, 327
  • — Opportunities for qualified men (Com-
  • market Press), 247
  • — Opportunities for school leavers, by C.
  • Labovitch (review), 516
  • — Subsidiaries and associates of public com
  • panies, Who Owns Whom, 152
  • Disc brake. See Brake
  • — Circular, non-linear forced vibrations of, by
  • Dr. S. A. Tobias, 51
  • — Filing machine, rotary, “ Rindis ” (Lorant
  • and Co., Ltd.), 379
  • Discharge, fast, MAGGI apparatus, 400; MINNI model of, 400
  • — Fast, study of, in Russia, 402
  • — Fast, thermonuclear reactions by, 401
  • — Gas, studies of intense, by J. S. Luce, 402
  • — Pinched, in straight and toroidal tube, 796
  • — Pulsed, remarks on, by Acad. L. A. Artsimo
  • vich, 402
  • — Toroidal, experiments on, 797
  • —• See also Pinch
  • Discipline, engineering as, by Sir H. Beaver, 556 Diseases, occupational, covered by Industrial Injuries Act, 46
  • Dispenser for foaming liquids (Liquid Systems, Ltd.), 70
  • Dispersion coatings of PTFE, applications (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 118
  • Displacement meters, positive, Brodie-Kent in centralised tanker filling control, 11
  • Display- panel, for nuclear power plant (Elliott Bros. (London), Ltd.), 275
  • Disputes tribunal, industrial. See Industrial
  • Distance Measuring Equipment navigation system, 322
  • Distillation, molecular, Scott-Smith still for (Henry Balfour, Ltd.), 71
  • — Plant, water, for Guernsey (G. and J. Weir,
  • Ltd.), 255
  • Distillers Co., Ltd., awards at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • Distrene, Ltd., Polystyrene (Styron 475) raw material for “ Saroy ” sheet, 38
  • Distribution of Industry (Industrial Finance) Act (1958), inquiries and applications under, 795; difficulties in operation of, 832
  • Distributors, Engineering, Association of. See Association
  • Value of, by I H. Neill, 716
  • Diversification, Hawker Siddeley Group, 523
  • •— Manufacturing licences as aid to, 151 —- Petroleum companies’ interest in atomic energy, 427
  • — A. V. Roe (Canada), Ltd., 532
  • Diverter fusion device, 824
  • Dixon, Rear-Admiral R. E., on HICAL high- energy liquid fuel, 661
  • D.M.E. navigation system, 322
  • DMM (Machinery), Ltd., testing gas turbines, by R. F. Norris, 496
  • DMTR atomic reactor, detail of, 262
  • Do-it-yourself kits at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Dobson, Sir R., on prospects of A. V. Roe (Canada), Ltd., 532
  • Dock, dry, large new, for tankers, to be built on Tyne (Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders), Ltd.), 94
  • — Financial position of British Transport
  • Commission, 2
  • Dockers, wage demands of, 271
  • — Wage dispute, Court of Inquiry report into,
  • 240
  • Dockyard, Malta, for commercial use, 194
  • — Portsmouth, dilutees in, discussion in Par
  • liament on, 832
  • — Shipwright dilutees, at, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 832
  • Document reproduction process, Axoflex 105 (Ilford), 747
  • Documentation and Machines, by H. Coblans, 152
  • Dohm, Ltd., Can-Tile liquid floor coating (trade publication), 90
  • Dollar Exports Council, delegation to Canada by (report), 151
  • — Imports controls, remarks by Sir D. Eccles
  • on, 395
  • Domestic heating. See Heating
  • — Scaffolding (Mills Scaffold Co., Ltd.), 524
  • Dominion Steel and Coal Corp., Ltd., activities of, 210
  • Doncaster, Daniel, and Sons, expansion and modernisation programme, 103. See Correction, 261
  • Doors, boltless, ring-clamp (Robert Jenkins and Co., Ltd.), 71
  • — Catch, magnetic, Eclipse (James Neill &
  • Co., Ltd.), 192
  • — Flexible rubber (Superbuilt Products, Ltd.),
  • 562
  • — Sliding-folding, for new Beverley aircraft
  • hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • — Sound insulation of, 588
  • Doppler system of radio navigation, 318, 319, 320
  • Dorfman, R., on linear programming and economic analysis (review), 612
  • Dorman Long (Bridge and Engineering), Ltd., Forth road bridge, 64
  • Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., Auckland Harbour bridge, 807
  • Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., new universal beam rolling-mill at Lackenby works, 406; broad flange beams for extensions at Whessoe, Ltd., 683
  • Dorman, W. H., and Co., Ltd., trading in the Middle East, by A. Harrison, 208. See LETTER, 332
  • DOSCO, purchase by A. V. Roe (Canada), Ltd., 532
  • Dosco Overseas Engineering, Ltd., exhibits at Essen Mining Show, 658
  • Dosimeters in atomic-reactor safety and control, 765
  • Douglas Aircraft Co., Thor IRBM, 20; noise suppressing nozzles for Pratt and Whitney engines in first D.C. 8 airliner, 62
  • Douglas, Lord, on position and prospects of British European Airways, 335
  • Douglas Thor IRBM used in lunar probe, 294
  • Doulton and Co., Ltd., awards at Brussel Exhibition, 526
  • Dounreay Atomic Energy Establishment, argon purification plant for (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 79
  • — Fast breeder reactor, critical in 1959, 142;
  • constructional progress, 142; details of, 262; position and progress of, 262; development problems, 30U; progress on, 734; control rods of, 734; containment sphere for, 734
  • Dowding and Doll, Ltd., universal hobber (trade publication), 277; turret punch press (trade publication), 482
  • Dowson and Hawkins, mechanical shove! for domestic grate, 502
  • Dowty, Sir G., review of Dowty Group activities, 404
  • Dowty Group, position and prospects of, 404
  • Dowty Hydraulic Units, Ltd., automatic coupler for freight trains, 813; hydraulic buffer for freight trains, 813
  • Dowty Nucleonics, Ltd., press-to-test warning lamp for industrial or aircraft use, 6
  • Doxford Engine Co., Ltd., marine diesel research and development, 499; optimum size of marine diesel engines, 499
  • Dracone DI flexible oil barge, sea trials on, 440
  • Dracone Developments, Ltd., sea trials of flexible oil barge, 440
  • Drain pipes, “ Key-Conex ” non-ferrous compression fittings for (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.), 84:8
  • Draughtsmanship, handbook of layout and dimensions for production, by H. H. Katz (review), 357
  • Draughtsmen, Engineering and Shipbuilding, Association of. See Association
  • Drawing, deep, experiments, by Prof. P. Landberg, 615
  • — Preparation of, for service requirements,
  • defence specification DEF-33, 638
  • — Wire, for electric cable manufacture at
  • Aberdare Cables, Ltd.., 774
  • Dreadnought, atomic submarine, 308; reactor for (Vickers Nuclear Engineering, Ltd.), 215; discussion in Parliament on, 629, 832
  • Dredger, low-draught, using venturi suction (Acrow (Engineers), Ltd.), 659
  • Dreher, C., on automation (review), 712 Dresden atomic reactor, flow diagram for, 731 Dreyfus, P., on position and prospects of Regie National des Usines Renault, 661
  • Drill-boring machine, precision type (Kitchen and Wade, Ltd.), 135
  • — Heads, “ Hydroair ” ((trade publication), 327
  • — Jet, mechanical; with aluminium derrick,
  • mounted on Land Rover motor vehicle for mineral prospecting (Davenport Vernon and Co., Ltd.), 37
  • — Radial, Kerry (Quakers and Smith Bros.,
  • Ltd.), 167
  • — Shape effect on life of (PERA), 88
  • — Vane, in tube welding preparation rig
  • (Consolidated Pneumatic), 806
  • Drilling platform, oil, mobile, DeLong, for Shell Co. (Steel Structures, Ltd.), 95
  • Drinking water, tracer test on, radioactive iodine for, 108
  • Drive, main-engine, tanker generators with (W. H. Allen and Co., Ltd.), 744
  • — Potentiometer, for computers (Kynmore gineering Co., Ltd.), 688
  • — Rolling-mill roll, machining of wobblers for, Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Variable-speed, Varimag (Lancashire Dynamo Nevelin), 656
  • Drop-forging hammers. See Hammers Drucker, P., on problems of human adaptation, 533
  • Drum, magnetic storage, for computer (Sperry Gyroscope), 688
  • Dry-dock. See Dock
  • “ DryCota ” tablet making and coaJiig machine (Manesty Machines, Ltd.), 332
  • Duckworth, J. C., on economic aspects of the nuclear power programme, 436
  • Duct, skirting wiring (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.)', 784
  • — Three-dimensional system, by J. D. Wells,
  • 704
  • Ducting, exhaust, for gas-turbine flight test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd.. 478, 820
  • Ductube Co., Ltd., Gifford-Udall anchors for suspension bridge at Samawa, 26
  • Dudley, N., on adjustable foundation pads, application of flow in plastics, 26
  • Dugdale-Bradley, J. O., on programming and progressing systems and meeting completion dates, 122
  • Dulrae, Ltd., “ Supa-Stor ” thermal storage heaters, 524
  • Dulux acrylic one-coat stoving enamel F664- line (I.C.I.), 144
  • Dumper trucks. See Trucks
  • “ Dumptruk ” dumper truck (ACV Sales), 596 Duncalfe, Sir R., address to ISO conference (Harrogate), 157
  • Duncan, Prof. W. J., on high-speed flight, rockets and satellites, 278
  • Dundalk Engineering Co., new industrial companies set up in Eire, 369
  • Dunedin Engineering Co., Ltd., performance check (trade publication), 845
  • Dungeness atomic power station, public inquiry on, 665; site opposition to, 793
  • Dunlop Advisory Services, tyre test plants for Russia, 693
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., Maxaret anti-skid unit for motor cars, 9; annual report, 15; new plant for latex compounds and adhesives, 38; disc brakes for MGA sports car, 101; rubber lining for uranium production, 1701; tyres for Bluebird car,' 200; case under Restrictive Trade Practices' Act against Longlife Battery Depot, 303; overseas expansion, 303; Monitor Brake System for diesel railbuses, 350; disc brake licence for Bendix, 566; Maxaret braking device, 566; cinema film on conveyor maintenance in coal mines, 846
  • Duplex screwing machine for right and lefthand threads (Joshua Heap), 198
  • du Pont de Nemours (Belgium) SA, formation- of, 532
  • du Pont de Nemours, E.I., and Co., research organisation of, 21; experimental station of, 22; “ Cronaflex ” engineering reproduction film, note on, 91; study on problem of the individual, by C. H. Greene- ? wait, 176; heavy-water reactor for
  • U.S.A.E.C., 299; formation of du Pont de Nemours (Belgium) SA, 532; new plant in Europe, 532; employee survey, 507; amino acids for underdeveloped countries, 823; “ Cronaflex ” polyester-based photographic film; 847
  • Durand, W. F., the late, 228
  • Duratube and Wire, Ltd., formation of marketing company for, 471
  • Durgapur steelworks, construction progress, 206; model at Brussels Exhibition, 207 Durham University, Treatment of Trade- Waste Waters and Prevention of River Pollution, by P. C. G. Isaac (review), 246 Durham, W., £ s d of Welfare in Industry, comment on book, 507
  • Durie, A. C., on effect of quality of administration on technical and commercial efficiency, 837
  • Dust, coal. See Coal pulverised
  • — Collector, aerostatic mechanical, for ura
  • nium mills (Hagan Chemicals and Controls, Inc.), 497
  • — Control at transistor factory of Semicon
  • ductors, Ltd., 645
  • — Deposit, effect on gas flow across banks of
  • tubes, 737-40
  • — Free assembly, pressurised cabinet for (John
  • Bass, Ltd.), 593
  • — Industrial, Watson British type Konimeter
  • for sampling (W. Watson and Sons, Ltd.), 647
  • — Sampling apparatus, isokinetic, Lisa ”
  • ((Longworth Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd.), 2'30
  • Dutch. See Holland;, Netherlands Dwellings. See Houses,
  • Dyflex desk photo-printer (Remington Rand, Ltd.), 563
  • Dynacon Electrometer for measurement of soft beta rays (Nuclear-Chicago Corp.), J10
  • Dynamatic dynamometers, Heenan, Mark VIC, for gas-turbine test plant of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478
  • Dynamic calibration of thin oil films, 146
  • — Programming, by R. Bellman (review), 612
  • — Rig for SC.l VTOL research aircraft (Short
  • Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 86
  • Dynamics of airplanes, introduction to, by N.
  • Abramson (book), 247
  • — Fluid, introduction to, by F. J. Bayley
  • (book), 747
  • Introduction to, by G. Temple (book), 777
  • Dynamo. See Generator; Turbo Dynamometers for friction materials testing, 780
  • — Heenan Dynamatic Mark VIC, for gas
  • turbine test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478
  • — Precision, development of, by H. A. G.
  • Fletcher and J. Bamborough, 582
  • — Swinging-frame electric, for petroleum research (Esso Research, Ltd.), 116
  • Dynasert automatic assembly unit for printed circuits, 185
  • Dynasoar, Project; 22
  • Dynostarter for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel- hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Dyson, B. H., on poor salesmanship by British exporters, 837
  • E1000 AC 25 kV electric locomotive for British Railways, 724, 758
  • E-RCB-2 radio compass for light aircraft (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 743
  • Eades, Sir T., remarks on shortage of capital to meet telephone demands, 39
  • Eagle locomotive for German railways, 331
  • Ear defenders for low-frequency noise (Admiralty Engineering Laboratories), 5115
  • Earnings and wages. See (Pages
  • Earth boring machine, auger type (William Press and Son; Ltd.), 492
  • — Satellites. See 'Satellites East-West trade, statistical review of, 819 Trade, suggestions for improving, 227 Eastern Coach Works, Ltd., diesel railbuses for British Railways, 350
  • E. B. weld insert for pipe welding (trade publication), 27
  • EBR-1 atomic reactor in U.S., 263 EBR-2 atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • EBWR atomic reactor in U.S., 263, 699; shut down for repairs, 45; simulator for Geneva exhibition, 170
  • Eccles, Sir D., on dollar import controls, 395
  • ECE. See Economic Commission for Europe Echo sounder for submarine navigation, 238
  • Eckenfelder, W. W., Jr., biological treatment
  • of sewage and industrial wastes. Vol 2 (book), 577
  • Eclipse magnetic door catch (James Neill and Co., Ltd.), 192
  • Economic analysis and linear programming, by R. Dorfman, P. A. Samuelson and R. M. Solow (review), 612
  • — Aspects of atomic power programme, by'
  • J. C. Duckworth and E. Hywell Jones, 436
  • — Commission for Europe, inquiry on Euro
  • pean steel industry by, 67; revision of reports on European steel industry by, 67; activities of, 67; meeting on housing in Europe, 128; report on timber market, 654; road transport control rules, 655; survey on steel production, 655
  • for Latin America, creation of free trade zone, 559
  • — Conference, Commonwealth. See Common
  • wealth
  • — Development in Middle East, 1956-57, 34
  • — Policy, effect on engineers, 621
  • — — in European Common Market, 67 of Labour Party, 130
  • — Position and prospects, Britain’s, 35
  • — Problems of the Commonwealth, 23;
  • literature on, 458
  • in industry, by R. G. Morrison (publication), 572
  • — Recovery of Canada, 479
  • — and Social Research, National Institute of.
  • See National
  • — Survey, World, United Nations, on infla
  • tion, comment on, 3, 67
  • — Union, Nordic, reports on progress of, 426 Economics in business efficiency, by R. Brech,
  • 389
  • — Engineering, Book 1; elements of indus
  • trial organisation, by T. H. Burnham and G. O. Hoskins (review), 219
  • — London School of. See London
  • — of nuclear power, by J. A. Jukes, 436 Economiser feed-water treatment dosing
  • injector (Houseman and Thompson, Ltd.), 461
  • — Fuel, production of, by E. Green and Son,
  • Ltd., 293
  • — for updraught grate, J. Wavish’s, 501 .Economist Intelligence Unit, traffic study for
  • Channel Tunnel, 655
  • Economy, research and development impact on; conference on, 288
  • EDF1 atomic reactor in France, 264, 298 EDF2 atomic reactor in France, 298 Ediswan Mazda cathode-ray tubes, production of (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 554
  • EDITOR, THE, open fetter on education, 459. See LETTERS, 495, 687
  • Edmonds; P. J., careers encyclopedia (review);
  • 516
  • Education, attitudes to, by Dr. J. Trenaman, 439
  • —- Effect of technological progress on, bibliography on, by Mrs. B. Board, 613
  • — Engineering, EUSEC conference on, defini
  • tion of engineer, 660
  • Impact of advances in engineering sciences on (book), 844
  • S-ope of, comment on, 721
  • — Management; comment on, 507
  • Education, Minister of, on teacher training colleges, 439; Open Letter by The Editor on school-leaving age proposal by, 459 See LETTERS, 495, 687
  • — Ministry of, list of sandwich courses, 46;
  • history and development of light cars, by
  • C. F. Caunter (book), 247; Britain’s Future and Technical Education (pamphlet), 405
  • — Postgraduate, in aircraft materials, at Cran-
  • field College of Aeronautics, 616
  • — in Russia, comment on recent pronounce
  • ments on, 425
  • — School-leaving age, open letter on, by The
  • Editor, 459. See LETTERS, 495, 687
  • — for science and technology in Russia, by
  • A. G. Korol (review), 119
  • — Scientific, in schools, industrial fund for
  • advancement of. See Industrial Fund
  • — of standards engineers, 9
  • — Technical, Britain’s future and (pamphlet),
  • 405
  • — — and Careers in industry, year book of,
  • 1958, by H. C. Dent (review), 516
  • Survey of Norwood, Reading, Salford and Swindon technical colleges, 430
  • in U.K., by R. C. Benge, 713
  • — and training of student apprentices in elec
  • trical engineering (booklet), 97
  • — in U.S., 42
  • — See also Training
  • Educational centre of Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., at Renfrew, 46
  • — Information exchanges, discussion in Par
  • liament on, 629
  • — Service to schools and technical colleges,
  • Mullard, Ltd., 46
  • Edwards, F., underfed grate, 502
  • Edwards, F. J., Ltd., “ Besco ” sheet metal working machines (trade publication), 327; all-steel guillotine for mild steel, 562
  • Edwards High Vacuum; Vacuum abstract publication, 577
  • Edwards, J., on nuclear propulsion, prospects for ships, aircraft and on land, 304
  • Edwards, J. D., on management in large organisations, 163
  • Edwards, J. O., on influence of aluminium, lead and iron on structure and properties of galvanised coatings (book), 712
  • Edwin, Dr. J., retirement as editor of Unesco Monthly Bulletin, 713
  • Efficiency, individual, in industry, report by committee on, 590
  • Effluents. See Pollution
  • Effusion cooling, development of, 420
  • EFVA, cinema film on “ Conquest of the Atom,” 573
  • Egypt, Nile fiver territorial claims of, 750. See LETTER, 787
  • Ehrenreich, M., on measurement of surface texture of bored cylinders, 615
  • Eickhoff (Bochum)! shearer-loader for coal mines, 658
  • Eire, industrial companies formed by Dundalk Engineering Co., 369
  • — Proposed Atomic Energy Board for, 14 Ekco Electronics, Ltd., reactor control panel,
  • 275; nucleonic gauges, 347; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 347
  • EL. 1 (ZOE) atomic reactor in France, 264 EL.2 atomic reactor in France, 264
  • EL3 atomic reactor, 13, 264, 663
  • Eland gas-turbines, rear-drive, for Westminster “ flying crane ” helicopter (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 94
  • — Turbo-prop engines for Westminster heli
  • copter (Napier), 268
  • Elastic design of steel structures, 834
  • — Wave velocities of low-carbon bituminous
  • coal, 179
  • Elderly workpeople, employment of, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • Electraulic Presses, Ltd.,, acquisition by Metal Industries, Ltd., 565
  • Electric blanket. See Blanket
  • Electric Construction Co., annual report, 293
  • — Fencing, pulse action in, 790
  • — Fire. See Fire
  • — Furnaces. See Furnace
  • — Generator. See Generator and Turbo
  • — Heating equipment. See Heating equipment
  • — Induction furnace. See Furnace, electric Motors. See Motor, electric
  • — Insulation. See Insulation
  • — Insulator. See Insulator
  • — Locomotives. See Locomotives
  • — Machine. See Generator; Motor; Turbo
  • — Mains. See Cable
  • — Motors. See Motors
  • Electric and Musical Industries, Ltd. See E.M.I.
  • — Oil switch. See Switchgear
  • — Power Board, Auckland. See Auckland Conversion to heat, 20
  • Direct conversion from thermonuclear energy, 401
  • See also Electricity; Power Station. See Power station; Atomic power station
  • — Railways. See Locomotive, electric; Rail
  • ways
  • — Shock. See Accidents
  • — Shot firing (trade publication), 713
  • — Switchgear. See Switchgear^ Motor, electric
  • — Thermal ice protection, by J. A. Hay, 61
  • — Traction. See Locomotive, electric; Rail
  • ways
  • — Travelling crabs. See Crabs
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Electrical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association, British. See British
  • — Appliances, domestic, Kite Mark on, dis
  • cussion in Parliament on, 767
  • — Circuits. See Circuits
  • — Development Association, Nuclear Power to
  • Clear the Air (brochure), 784
  • — — in Australia, 261
  • —- Energy, conversion of chemical energy to, fuel cells for, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • Forms of, 381
  • — Engineers, Institution of. See Institution Reference Book by E. Molloy and M. G.
  • Say (book), 218
  • Electrical engineering, basic, by J. Shepherd, A. H. Morton and L. F. Spence (book), 712, 844
  • Graduate apprentice in, 97
  • Industrial training in, 660
  • Loci in, 354
  • Mathematics for Higher National Certificate, by S. W. Bell and H. Matley (book), 777
  • Training and education of student apprentices in (booklet), comment on, 97
  • — Equipment (trade publication), 118
  • Automobile, by A. P. Young and L. Griffiths (book), 483
  • Price fall for, 716
  • — Exhibition of Auckland Electric-Power
  • Board, 23
  • — Goods, Kite Mark on, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 767
  • — Heater mats for aircraft, by Dr. R. A.
  • Roper, 61
  • — Industries Club, remarks on load factors,
  • by C. T. Melling, 654
  • — Installations in buildings, symposium on
  • provision of adequate, 848
  • on transom stem trawler S.T. Kelvin (Wm. Broady and Son, Ltd.), 771
  • — Machines, price fall for, 716
  • — Machinery, loci of, 354, 356
  • — Measurements in thermonuclear research,
  • 765
  • — Plant, permanent exhibition of, at Laurence,
  • Scott and Electromotors, 726
  • — Power Convention, British. See British
  • — Principles, by H. Cotton (book), 577
  • — Properties, low-temperature research on,
  • 680
  • — Research Association, technical reports of
  • (books), 152, 218, 577, 844; staff appointments, 565
  • — Supply lines, three-phase, test instrument
  • (Tiltman Langley, Ltd.), 498
  • — Testing of wiring accessories at J. A.
  • Crabtree and Co., Ltd., 675
  • — Trades Union, Communist domination of,
  • 112
  • — Underfloor heating, aluminium in (Heating
  • Investments, Ltd.), 784
  • — Vector-loci display apparatus, by P.
  • Strange, 354
  • — Who’s Who 1958-59 (book), 712 Electricite de France, annual report, 435 Electricity, 100 A supply for new houses in
  • Stratford (Canada), 524
  • — in aircraft, by F. G. Spreadbury (book), 747
  • — Applied to horticulture, 288
  • — Board, London. See London
  • North Western. See North Western South of Scotland. See South
  • — in campaign against air pollution, brochure
  • on, 784
  • — Consumers, commercial, survey of, 459
  • — Consumption in 1957, 330
  • in France, 435
  • Planning the trend of, 654
  • — Cost of, from atomic power stations, by
  • Sir C. Hinton, 436
  • — Council, trials on thermal storage block
  • heaters, 32; survey of commercial consumers, 479
  • — Generation, De Kraai windmill for, 138 by wind power, 138
  • — as heat source, 549
  • — and magnetism (book), 218
  • — Power (trade publications), 482, 550, 648
  • — Supply. Garcke’s manual of, by F. C. Gar
  • rett, 648
  • Industry, North Western Electricity Board, film on, 389
  • Electrification of railways. See under British Railways; Railways, and other specific cases
  • Electriques, Conference Internationale des Grands Reseaux. See Conference
  • Electroanalogic methods: multiplication of grid-network efficacy by using of “ tearing,” 57
  • Electro-Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd., Zero- mist fluorinated hydrocarbon additive for chromium plating baths, 676
  • Electrochemical growing of logical circuits, by
  • G. Pask, 729
  • — Surface conversion treatment, “ Anti
  • flux,” for Sextet variable-speed pulley (Industrial Drives, Ltd.), 165
  • Electrodes, titanium, consumable, use of, at titanium melting plant of ICI, Ltd., at Wilton, 28
  • Electrofeeder feed pumps for Hinkley Point nuclear power station (G. and J. Weir), 14
  • Electroforming for gramophone records, 574
  • — of nickel for foils, 575
  • — of nickel for moulds, 574
  • — in plastics industry, 575
  • Electro-galvanised metal strip for box-strapping (Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd.), 144
  • Electrolysis test on tube coatings at Venesta, Ltd., 414
  • Electromagnetic computers. See Computers
  • — Impulse counter (Inglis Knibb and Co.), 367
  • — Screens. See Screens
  • — Separator, Overband (Industrial Magnets,
  • Ltd.), 166
  • — Waves. See Waves; see also Telegraph;
  • Telephone
  • Electromagnetism, theoretical, by W. R. Myers (book), 577
  • Electromatic speed meter, automatic speed measuring device, 480
  • Electron beams, permanent magnets for focusing (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • Vacuum melting and purification of chemically-active matarials with high melting points (Temescal Metallurgical Corp.), 117
  • — Microscope in solid-state physics, cinema
  • film on, 573
  • — Tube, miniature, for high temperature
  • operation (General Electric Co. (U.S.A.),) 38
  • Electronic Computer Exhibition, exhibits at, 688
  • — Control equipment for Post Office letter
  • sorting machines (Electronic Instruments, Ltd.), 243
  • Electronic counter, high-speed, “D.l” (Electronic Machine Co., Ltd.), 7
  • — Counting unit, P12C (Electronic Machine
  • Co., Ltd.), 134
  • — Director in automatic letter-sorting ma
  • chine, 149
  • — Engineering Association, electronic com
  • puter exhibition, 688
  • — Equipment (trade publication), 118
  • — Flow meter (trade publication), 188 Electronic Instruments, Ltd., electronic control
  • equipment for Post Office letter-sorting machines, 243
  • — Letter-sorting machines for Post Office
  • (Thrissell Engineering Co., Ltd.), 243
  • — Level indicators, 166, 790
  • Electronic Machine Co., Ltd., “D.l” highspeed electronic counter, 7; P12C electronic counting unit, 134
  • — Photographic enlarger (EMI Electronics,
  • Ltd.), 366
  • — Relay, low current, type R.E. (Londex,
  • Ltd.), 388
  • — Show and Convention, Western. See
  • Western
  • — System for restricting variations in battery
  • voltages (Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd.), 563
  • — Tank level gauge, Gilbarco (Firth Cleveland
  • Instruments, Ltd.), 166
  • — Velocity analyser, EVA (Marconi), 297 Electronics (trade publications), 713
  • — Applications in agricultural machinery, 790
  • — and communications buyers’ guide, who’s
  • who and reference book (1958-9), by C. C. Gee (book), 27, 844
  • — Dictionary Russian-English, English-
  • Russian (book) 390, 747
  • — Diversification activities of Blackbum &
  • General Aircraft, Ltd., 693
  • — Exhibits at Farnborough Show, 297
  • — in leak detection, 288
  • — Medical, discussion group of I.E.E., 405,
  • 493
  • — and Nuclear Exhibition (Rome), British
  • exhibits at, 73
  • Electroplating, decarburisation prevention by, 447
  • — Nickel, in special applications, by H. C.
  • Castell, 574
  • — Silver, bright process (Engelhard Indus
  • tries, Ltd.), 38
  • — See also Chromium plating
  • Elevator, Quicklift, for handling grain in bulk (Opancol, Ltd.), 790
  • Elizabeth Bowater, pulp-carying vessel, Pleuger
  • Aktiv rudder for, 450
  • Elk River, demonstration nuclear power plant at, 45
  • Ell, S. O., on mechanics of the train in service of railway operation, 683
  • Elliot Equipment, Ltd., formation of new company in U.S., 208
  • Elliott-Automation Group, agreement with
  • Consolidated Electrodynamics Corp., 394 Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd., stabilisation of klystrons, 87; display panel for nuclear power plant, 275; autopilot for fighter aircraft, 297; licence from Bendix Aviation Corp, of America for polar base compass system, 297; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324; atomic power station simulator, 666; transistorised tape reader, 689; 802 “ Compudesk ” desk computer, 690; E-RCB-2 Sadiq compass for light aircraft, 743
  • Elliott, Sir J., on role of top executive, 794 Elmeco A.-G., electro-magnetic impulse counter, 367
  • Elsevier, Wear, international journal on friction, lubrication and wear, 152
  • Eltron (London), Ltd., immersion heater for teapots, 524
  • Embargoes on cinematographic cameras to Communist countries, 667
  • — on computers to Communist countries, 667
  • — on construction of whale factory ships for
  • Soviet Union, 12
  • — on trade with Soviet Bloc and China, revi
  • sion of, 163
  • Embassies, British, scientific attaches at, discussion in Parliament on appointments of, 795
  • Embedded point carrying shear load, fatigue strength of, by D. A. Harding and N. B. Owen, 618
  • Emergency Laws (Repeal) Bill, 591
  • Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corp., study of industrial applications of high-level radiation, 110
  • Emery wheels. See Grinding Wheels EMI-Cossor Electronics, formation of, in
  • Canada, 822
  • E. M.I., Ltd., Percival system of stereophonic transmission, 360; Emiac 1 analogue computer, use on hydrogen peroxide plant design, 813; formation of new Canadian company with A. C. Cossor, 822
  • E.M.I. Electronics, Ltd., electronic control system for Cincinnati skin-milling machine, 36; hand and clothing radiation monitor, 204; electronic photographic enlarger, 366; hand and clothing monitors for UKAEA, 375; outside broadcast unit for Southern Television, Ltd., 385; transmitters for B.B.C. v.h.f. station at Llan- ddona, 456; Percival system of compatible single-channel stereo radio, 620; Emidec 1100 computer, 690
  • EMI Sales and Service, Ltd., Ringmaster loudspeaker telephone system, 333
  • Emiac 1 analogue computer, use on hydrogen peroxide plant design (EMI), 813
  • Emidec computer for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd., 668
  • Emidec 1100 computer (EMI Electronics), 690 Employees and corporation, relationship between, in U.S., 41
  • — Management relations policy of Thomas
  • Hedley and Co., Ltd., 507
  • — Survey by du Pont de Nemours, 507 Employment, contraction of industries, comment on, 344
  • — in engineering industries of U.S., 76
  • — in engineering industries of W. Europe, 76
  • Employment, full, and stable prices;, by Lord Cohen, 632
  • — of older workpeople, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 48
  • — Problem of population “ bulge,” 344
  • — of university graduates, collecting and
  • reporting statistics on, 48
  • Emulation or envy? comment on, 112 Enamel, stoving, one-coat, Dulux, acrylic F664-line (I.C.I.), 144
  • Encyclopedia, careers, by G. H. Chaffe and P. J. Edmonds (review), 516
  • — Scientific, Van Nostrand’s (review), 483
  • End-product standardisation, cinema film, “ Variety Reduction,” on, 9
  • Energie des Mers, study of power from the sea, 104
  • Energy, chemical. See Chemical
  • — Demands for W. Europe, 590
  • — Electrical. See Electrical
  • — Storage of, by R. G. Voysey, 381
  • — Surface, of solids, by V. D. Kuzhetsov
  • (book), 218
  • Enfield Cables, Ltd., construction of high voltage laboratory, 348
  • Enfield Cycle Co., Ltd., history and prospects of, 565
  • Enfield Industrial Engines, Ltd., air cooled diesel (trade publication), 845
  • Engelhard Industries, Ltd., bright silver electroplating process', 38
  • Engert, A. C., hopper-fed grate, 502
  • Engines (trade publications), 845
  • — Aero. See Aircraft engine
  • — Air-cooled, at Public Works Exhibition, 595
  • — Aircraft. See Aircraft engine
  • — for commercial vehicles at International
  • Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, 462
  • — Diesel, Admiralty ASR1, in firgates, 815 Air-cooled, at Public Works Exhibition,
  • 565
  • Air-cooled, YDA and YWA (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd,), 71
  • Crossley HST V8 for Co-Bo dieselelectric locomotives for London Midland Region, 757
  • -- — Crossley, standby generator sets for Chapel Cross atomic power station, 203
  • for 190D motor car (Mercedes-Benz), 358
  • — — Deltic two-stroke, for PL4 Maracaibo
  • launch, 120
  • Fuel introduction into intake air of, by P. H. Schweitzer and M. Alperstein (book), 8111
  • Gardner, for railbuses for British Railways, 350
  • Gardner 6LX, for motor vehicles, 462
  • —.— for I.C.I. salt-carrying river craft, Decempedes, 189
  • — — Increasing use in commercial vehicles, 494 Industry, prospects of, 716
  • for Leader pilot launch (Rolls-Royce, Li®)', 673
  • 6LX, for heavy vehicles (Norris, Henty and Gardners, Ltd.), 220
  • Marine, developments in (Burmeister and Wain), 239
  • Marine, Doxford, research and development, 499
  • Marine, size of, 499
  • Maybach, for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • — — Noise origins, by Dr. A. E. W. Austen
  • and Dr. T. Priede, 608
  • — — Perkins F340 110 h.p., in Ford F600
  • trucks, 134
  • Perkins P.M.4, in Oakley self-righting lifeboat “ J. G. Graves of Sheffield,” 743
  • Piston heads, profile boring lathe for (Denhams Engineering Co., Ltd.), 397
  • Sulzer type 6LDA28, for D5000-D5029 locomotives, 221
  • Sulzer 6LDA28, for diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region (Vickers-Armstrongs), 757
  • Waste heat recovery from, by R. M. Tufnell, 610
  • — Internal-combustion, air pumping in, 116 Combustion, noise reduction by enclosure, by Dr. A. J. King, 608
  • Combustion, power loss, dynamometer for measurement of, 116
  • Combustion, viscous drag in, 116
  • Combustion. See also British Internal Combustion Engine Research Association
  • Combustion. See also Turbines, gas
  • — Motor-car. See Engines, petrol; Motor-car
  • engines
  • — Noise and noise suppression, symposium
  • on, 608
  • — Oil, 8VOXM, for “ Bolton Abbey ” motor
  • ship (Ruston and Hornsby), 122
  • See also Aircraft engine; Motor-car engine, etc.; Diesel engine; Tractor
  • — Petrol, four-stroke, small-capacity (Villiers),
  • 595
  • - See also Aircraft engine; Motor-car engine} etc.
  • Steam', and boiler, Ricardo, for underdeveloped countries, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • — — Road-haulage, memorial to first (Charles
  • Burrell and Sons, Ltd.), 100
  • Triple expansion, on transom stem trawler S.T. Kelvin (Amos and Smith), 771
  • See also Steam motor
  • — Two-stroke, Sturmey Archer, for Raleigh
  • moped, 580
  • — Water-cooled, a t Public Works Exhibition,
  • 595
  • — Winding. See Winders
  • Engineer, chartered, survey in U.K., 589
  • — Definition of, 660
  • of, by F. H. Smith, 460. See LETTER, 723
  • — Economic policy effects on, 621
  • Engineers’ Guild, Ltd., meeting to consider members of Institution of Chemical Engineers for membership of, 99; arguments on collective bargaining for engineers as a professional body, 143; survey by questionnaires to engineers, 589
  • — Heat and the, by Prof. Saunders, Plain
  • Words on, 290. See LETTERS, 364, 428, 496, 528,819
  • Engineers, industrial training of, conference on, 660
  • — Manual, Newnes, by F. J. Camm (book),
  • 712
  • — Mathematics for. Part 2, by W. N. Rose
  • (book), 712
  • -— Modem techniques for, course on, at Nottingham University, 379
  • — Pocket book, Newnes, by F. J. Camm (book)
  • 218
  • — as professional body, arguments on collec- ' tive bargaining for, 143
  • — Refresher courses for, plea for, 225. See
  • LETTER, 291
  • — Responsibility of, Plain Words on, 98
  • — Royal. See Royal
  • — and scientists, qualified, in British industry,
  • where are they?, ENGINEERING chart on, 649
  • — Service, abroad, comment on, 479
  • — and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of.
  • See Institution
  • — Shortage of, OEEC review, 289
  • — South Wales Institute of. See South Wales
  • — Supply position improved, 755
  • — in U.S., rising trends in salary of, 80 ENGINEERING, open letter on education, by
  • The Editor, 459. See LETTERS, 495, 687; chart “ Where are the qualified engineers and scientists in British Industry? ”, 649 Engineering apprentices. See Apprentice
  • — and Architecture, College of (USA). See
  • College
  • — Art of appearance design in, by M. Black,
  • 708
  • — Capital goods, trends of consumption in, 77 ?— Careers in Canada, comment on, 823 in U.K., need for publication on, 823
  • — Centre, awards at Brussels Exhibition, 526 Engineering Components, Ltd., trading position, 471
  • — Definition of, by F. H. Smith, 460
  • — Design. See Design
  • — Designer. See Designer
  • — as a discipline, by Sir H. Beaver, 556
  • — Distributors, Association of. See Associa
  • tion ?
  • Value of, by J. H. Neill, 716
  • — Drawing. See Draughtsmanship
  • — Economics, Book 1; elements of industrial
  • organisation, by T. H. Burnham and G. O. Hoskins (review), 219
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Equipment Users Association, inch and
  • metric system interchangeability, 640
  • — Evolution in, Plain Words on, 34
  • — Industry, Australia, survey of, 330 of Austria, 77
  • of Belgium, 77
  • Economic development in W. Germany, 369
  • Effect of European Common Market on future of, 65
  • — — in Europe, report on (OEEC), 76. See
  • also 65
  • of Germany, 77
  • Heavy, German, downturn in trading, 136 and industrial design, conference on (Birmingham), 559, 708; list of lectures at, 720
  • of Italy, 77
  • of Netherlands, 77
  • — — in Scotland, Board of Trade assistance
  • for, 735
  • — — Spare production capacity in, 226
  • of Sweden, 77
  • Swiss, position and prospects of, 615 Trade practices threatening the, by T. H Burleigh, 479
  • of U.K., 77
  • of U.S., employment in, 76 Wage claim agreement, 472 Welfare expenditure in, 507 of Western Europe, employment in, 76
  • — Institute of Canada, comment on Engineer
  • ing Careers in Canada, 823
  • — Institutions of British Commonwealth,
  • Conference of, 493
  • Comment on activities of, 493
  • — Laboratories. See Laboratories; National
  • Physical
  • — Military, exhibits at Parker Gallery, 687
  • — Opportunities in, exhibition (Cheltenham),
  • 428
  • — Precision measurements, by A. W. Judge
  • (book), 91
  • — Products, exports of, in W. Europe, 76 Trends of world trade in, T1
  • — Requirements of railways, International
  • Congress on, 518
  • — Sciences, recent advances: their impact on
  • engineering education (book), 844
  • — and science, symbiotic interaction between,
  • by G. Groetzinger, 445
  • — Scope of, comment on, 721
  • — and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, Associa
  • tion of. See Association
  • — Slums, comment on, 161
  • — Societies of Western Europe and United
  • States, Conference of, 493
  • — Society, Women’s. See Women's
  • — Specialisation in, comment on, 721
  • — Standards. See British Standards Institu
  • tion; Standards
  • — Unions; wage claim of, 344
  • See also Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions
  • — Vibrations, by L. S. Jacobsen and R. S.
  • Ayre (review), 810
  • — Women in, training and opportunities for,
  • by V. Holmes and L. Souter (booklet), 551 England-for-the-tourist complex, Plain Words on, 722
  • English Card Clothing Co., diversification of production, 261
  • — Channel, tunnel under. See Channel Tunnel English Electric Co., Ltd., “ Vee-line ” electric
  • hot plates, 32; electrical equipment for continuous galvanising plant at Ebbw Vale Works of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ltd., 79; Airpass radar and fire control system for P.1B all-weather fighter aircraft (Ferranti, Ltd.), 92; dynamometer for Esso Research, Ltd.; 116; diesel locomotives for British Rail-;
  • ways, 226; lightning interceptor aircraft, 841; Canberra T Mark II trainer aircraft, 342; Canberra U Mark 10 pilotless target aircraft, 342; turbine plant for advanced gas-cooled reactor, 375; shock absorbing tube for reactor control rods, 437; DEUCE digital computer for Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 550; price reductions by, 716; rotating machinery for NIRNS proton synchrotron, 734 English Electric-Babcock and Wilcox-Taylor Woodrow Atomic Power Group, exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; award at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • — Language as one of main scientific Ian?
  • guages, 692
  • — Russian Russian-English electronics dic
  • tionary (book), 390, 747
  • — and Spanish technical dictionary, Castilla’s
  • (book), 152
  • E.N.I. state-controlled agency (Italy), 130 Enlarger, photographic, electronic (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 366
  • Enoscope, vehicle speed measuring device, 480 Enrico Fermi I nuclear power plant, 237 Enterprise, atomic-powered aircraft carrier, 665 Envy or emulation? Comment on, 112 Epicyclic gear. See Gear; Gearbox
  • Epiglo type C epoxy-based coating (Corrosion, Ltd.), 782
  • Epimastic bituminous-epoxy coating (trade publication), 27
  • Epophen epoxide resins, hardeners for (Leicester, Lovell and Co., Ltd.), 782
  • Epoxide resins. Epophen, hardeners for (Leicester, Lovell and Co., Ltd.), 782
  • Resurfacing of compound curvature mould for C.R. 21 radar reflector (A. C. Cossor), 775
  • Epoxy-based coating, Epiglo type C (Corrosion, Ltd.), 782
  • — Coating, bituminous Epimastic (trade
  • publication), 27
  • — Resin impregnated glass cloth for insula
  • tion of shaft on traction motor reverser switch, 347
  • Price reductions (Ciba (ARL), Ltd.), 479 Erecto Slotted Angle Co., slotted angle for small loadings, 752
  • Escher recuperators for soaking pits at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Eschmann, P., on ball and roller bearings (review), 712
  • Esher, Viscount, on saving, 175
  • Essay competition on corrosion of metals, 644
  • — — on variety reduction, 717
  • Essen Mining Show, exhibits at, 658
  • Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., plans for refinery near Milford Haven, 15; fuel and oil storage at Hurseal Group Heating Centre, 192; plans for new refinery at Milford Haven, 426
  • Esso Research, Ltd., swinging-frame electric dynamometer for petroleum research, 116 Estimating. See Cost estimating
  • Estuary water, Alkacide plant and evaporator for purifying, for atomic power stations (Aiton and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • Etching, precision, at transistor factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., 646
  • 2-ethyl anthraquinone in hydrogen peroxide manufacture, 812
  • Ethylene plant from plastics components, model of (Kellogg International Corp), 10 ETR atomic reactor, operational characteristics, 662
  • Eumuco forging press for weldless rings at
  • N. Hingley and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., 745 Euratom. See European Atomic Energy Community
  • Eurochemic, formation, 265 Europe, container service to, 818
  • — Economic Commission for. See Economic
  • — Engineering industries in, report on
  • (OEEC), 76. See also 65
  • — Exports of nuclear power plants to, 73 . — Gas supply in, OEEC report on, 579
  • — Housing in, Economic Commission for
  • Europe meeting on, 128
  • — Motor vehicle boom in, comment on, 103
  • — Natural gas production in, 579
  • — Problems of freer trade in (broadsheet)
  • (PEP), 81
  • — Road transport rules for, 655
  • — Technical information services in (booklet),
  • 187
  • — Western (brochure), 130
  • — — Aircraft exports to, 34
  • Consumption of consumer goods in, 76 Effect of recession in U.S. on, 35
  • — — Employment in engineering industries of,
  • 76
  • — — Energy demands for, 590
  • Exports of engineering products in, 76 Investments in, 76
  • Steel production position and prospects
  • in, 655
  • European Atomic Energy Community, joint nuclear power and research programme with United States, 13; relationship with U.S., by B. T. Moore (pamphlet), 13; activities and reactor projects of, 235; uranium output available to, 235; fusion research activities of, 236; activities of, 265; British negotiations with, 505; agreement signed with U.S. for power reactors, 665; agreement with U.S. for 1,000 MW prototype reactor, 686; reactor projects of, 686; formation of Nuclear Supply Agency, 793
  • — Coal and Steel Community, research pro
  • gramme, 260; new policy on steel scrap, 290; crisis in coal stocks, 591
  • — Common Market, economic and socia
  • policies in, 67
  • Market, effect on competition in German motor car industry, 101
  • — — Market, effect on future of engineering
  • industry, 65
  • Market, effect on United States industry, comment on, 415
  • Market, Ford Motor Co. (U.S.) interest
  • in, 201
  • European Common Market, French intransigence at Paris meeting, 559
  • Market industry, activities of British firms in, 81
  • Market, market research on, 226
  • Market, production engineer and, by Sir C. Weir, 818
  • Market. See also European Economic
  • Community
  • — Community and Britain, study of relation
  • ship between (PEP), 81
  • — Economic Community, 10 per cent, cut in
  • tariffs likely, 131; trade crisis due to, 654; see also European Common Market
  • — Exports to underdeveloped countries, 'll
  • — Free trade area. See Free trade area
  • — Free trade, British motor-car industry in
  • relation to, 291
  • European Market—What it means ? to U.S.
  • Business (booklet), 415
  • — Nuclear Energy Agency, experimental
  • nuclear reactor for joint European use at Winfrith Heath, 14; research projects of, 14; activities of, 265
  • Research, cost of, 236
  • — Organisation for Nuclear Research, British
  • financial contribution to income of, 75; Eurotron 25 GeV proton synchrotron at Meyrin, 236; plasma ring accelerator, 236; air-cored betatron, 236; income required by, 236; • activities of, 265; findings of synchro-cyclotron research, 403; high-energy physics conference (Geneva, 1958), 505; budget approved by council, 793; see also under specific projects of
  • — Payments Union, activities of, 35
  • — Productivity Agency, wood pulping delega
  • tion to U.K. by; 175; technical information services in Europe (booklet), 187; training and adaptation for modern techniques, 632; adapting the job to the worker, by B. Metz, 632; international guide to European sources of technical information (book), 844
  • — Sources of technical information, inter
  • national guide to (book), 844
  • — Steel industry, inquiry on, by Economic
  • Commission for Europe, 67
  • Industry, revision of reports on, by
  • Economic Commission for Europe, 67
  • — Technical Observation Group, activities of,
  • 227
  • — Timber market, falling demand in, 654
  • — Trade, crisis in, 654
  • — Union, dispute of Nkana branch with
  • Rhokana Corp., 240
  • Eurotron 25 GeV proton synchrotron at Meyrin, 236
  • EUSEC Conference on Engineering Education, definition of engineer, 660
  • Eutectic Welding Alloys Co., Ltd., data on welding (trade publication), 90
  • EVA electronic velocity analyser (Marconi), 297 Evans, R. H., on prestressed concrete: theory and design (review), 219
  • Evaporation from the human body, instrument for direct determination of, 620
  • Evaporator, Alkacide plant and, for purifying sea or estuary water for atomic power stations (Aiton and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • “ Everite ” connector for soil pipe (trade publication), 27
  • Everitt and Barnard’s Glow-Fire grate, 501
  • Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd., gauge for measuring average temperature in roof tanks, 816
  • Evesham and Penzance, gas grid between, 675 Evetts, Lt.-Gen. Sir J., on supervisor and modem management, 46
  • Evolution in engineering, Plain Words on, 34
  • — in U.S., effect of variety in way of life, 42 Excavator and trencher, tractor-mounted,
  • Track-marshall J. C. B. (Thos. W. Ward, Ltd.), 597
  • Excitation system, static, “ Accurex,” for marine auxiliary alternators (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 5
  • Executives, outsiders as, 736
  • — top, in large organisation, role of, by Sir
  • J. Elliott, 794
  • Exhaust ducting for gas-turbine test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478
  • — Valves. See Valves
  • Exhibition, Achema (Frankfurt), radioactive, isotope techniques of UKAEA, 14; model of Siemens pressurised-water nuclear reactor and panel, 14
  • — Atomfair (1959), preliminary notice, 666
  • — Atoms for Peace (Geneva), See Atoms
  • for Peace
  • — British Electrical Power Convention, ex
  • hibits at, 32
  • — “ British Fortnight,” at Dallas (Texas), 716
  • — British Timken Show (Duston), 303
  • — Brussels Universal and International. See
  • Brussels
  • — Canadian National (Toronto), preliminary
  • notice, 151
  • — Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • (London), exhibits at, 10, 70; tablet making and coating machine, 332
  • — of colour-anodised aluminium for exterior
  • use, 616
  • — and congress, Public Works, preview of, 594
  • — Controlled fusion of heavy hydrogen at
  • Science Museum, 830
  • — of data processing equipment (Paris), pre
  • liminary notice, 99
  • — Electrical, of Auckland Electric-Power
  • Board, 23
  • — of electrical plant at Laurence, Scott &
  • Electromotors, 726
  • — Electronic computer, exhibits at, 688
  • — Electronic and nuclear (Rome), British
  • exhibits at, 73
  • — Ghent trade fair, 547
  • — Institution of Structural Engineers, jubilee,
  • 556
  • — International Commercial Motor Transport
  • (London), exhibits at, 462
  • Commodities; at Hong Kong, discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • — Inventors’, International (Brussels), gold
  • medal for Planstore equipment of James H. Randall and Son, Ltd., at, 151
  • Exhibition of “Lapmaster” lapping machines (Payne Products International, Ltd., 843
  • — Leipzig trade fair, 547
  • — Materials-handling equipment, Fisholow,
  • in Glasgow, 208
  • — Military engineering, at Parker Gallery, 687
  • — Mining Show at Essen, exhibits at, 658
  • — Mobile, 547
  • — Motor control gear, mobile (J. A. Crabtree
  • and Co., Ltd.), 547
  • — Motor Show, quality motor-car exhibits at,
  • 506
  • — “ Moving from London,” 439
  • — National Industrial Production Show of
  • Canada, 23; increased bookings for; 479
  • — on opportunities in engineering (Chelten
  • ham), 428
  • — “ Pendulum to Atom,” crystal clocks at, 588
  • — of photographs at conference on industrial
  • design and engineering industries, 708
  • — Poznan Fair, Britain’s activities at, 151
  • — Radio Show, 1958, 328
  • — St. Erik’s Fair, atomic energy industry’s
  • display at, 301
  • — Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., at
  • Waldorf Hotel, 72
  • — Switchgear, mobile (Brush Electrical Engi
  • neering Co., Ltd.), S47
  • — Textile machinery and accessories, inter
  • national (Manchester), 547
  • — Wiggins, Teape, Ltd., mobile cinema, 547
  • — See also 125, 276, 422, 564, 703. 831 Expanded metal as reinforcement for plastics,
  • 70
  • Expanded Rubber Co., Ltd., “ Onazote ” insulating floor heating, 720
  • Expansion, thermal, of ducts, kinematic design for, 704
  • Expenditure^ national, and income (1958), comment on , 394
  • — on research, comment on, 495
  • — On social services, 195
  • Experience and wisdom in old age, Plain Words on, 754
  • Experimental tank. See Ship resistance; Tank tests
  • Explorer satellite, 287
  • — I satellite, scientific results from, by A. R.
  • Hibbs, 371
  • by Dr. W. yon Braun, 370
  • — Ill satellite, scientific results from, by A. R.
  • Hibbs, 371
  • — IV satellite in cosmic-ray research, 537 Radiation measurements by, by J. V.
  • Allen, C. McIlwain, and G. Ludwig, 371
  • — — Scientific results from, by A. R. Hibbs,
  • 371
  • Explosions*, firedamp; by metal particles and frictional sparks, 241
  • — — in mines, research project, 260
  • — in liquid oxygen, 391
  • — in organic materials in presence of liquid
  • oxygen, 391
  • — See also Accidents
  • Explosives, coal mining, British, by J. Taylor and Pl F. Gay (book), 277
  • Exponential integral for complex arguments, tables of (book), 844
  • Exports of agricultural machinery, 790
  • — Aircraft, increase in, 34
  •  ? to India, 34
  • Statistics, 208
  • to W. Europe, 34
  • — Brazil, 131
  • — to China, increase in, 547
  • — Credits for Commonwealth countries, dis
  • cussion in Parliament on, 111
  • Guarantee Department, engineering exports to India, 258; raising of status, 303; credit for overseas buyers of British aircraft, 622; assistance to engineering firms in Scotland, 735
  • — Deterioration of prospects for British, 151
  • — Effect of U.S. recession on Britain’s, 208
  • — Engineering, to India, and exchange situa-
  • tion, 258
  • — Engineering products in W. Europe, 76
  • — from Europe to under-developed countries,
  • 7-7,
  • — German, plea for financing of long-term, 23
  • — Government services available (leaflet), 389 Export Guide, comment on (General Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 611
  • — Indian-, new drive for, 151
  • — Machine-tool, from Czechoslovakia, 259
  • — Markets, need for understanding of, by
  • B. H. Dyson, 837
  • — Motor cars, to U.S., 303
  • — Need for more; remarks on, by Dr. P.
  • Chambers, 660
  • — Office machinery, to Australia, 389
  • — to North America, new activities in, 23
  • — of nuclear power plants to Europe, 73
  • — Parking meters.; 389
  • — Promotion, publicity for, Central Office of
  • Information leaflets, 389
  • — Radioisotopes, 108
  • — Service of S. J. Best, 716
  • — to South Africa, trend in, 208
  • — Steel, position and prospects of, 66
  • — Tractor, to China, 547
  • — Trends of British, 495
  • — to Western Germany, campaign for increas
  • ing, 723
  • Exporters, British, poor salesmanship by, by B. H. Dyson, 837
  • Extensometers, mirror, calibration by optical interferometry, by A. F. C. Brown, 180
  • — N.P.L. cross-strip, calibration of, 180 Extinguisher, fire. See Fire extinguisher Extraction processing, solvent for chemical
  • re-processing of nuclear fuel, by F. L. Culler, 142
  • “ Extremal ” speech transmission:', simulation study by digital computers (Bell Telephone), 550
  • Extrusions, aluminium, large (Harvey Aluminium (California)), 159
  • — Cold, research (PERA), 89
  • — Press components (trade publication), 27 Eyemouth Harbour, tidal model of, by W. J.
  • Reid, 808
  • Eyre, J. Vargas, Henry Edward Armstrong, 1848-1937 (review), 57
  • FACTORING in United States, 773
  • — What it is and what it does (booklet), 773
  • Factory accidents. See Accidents
  • — First aid in, new drive and draft order for, 16
  • — Inspection, annual report of chief inspector (1957), 405
  • Annual report on industrial health, 599
  • — Inspectorate, discussion in Parliament on Chemical and Engineering Branch, 75
  • Staffing and organisation of, White Paper on, 75
  • — Ships, whale, construction for Soviet Union, embargo on, 12
  • — in UK, of foreign firms, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • — for unemployment areas, effect of Distribution of Industry Act, 832
  • — in unemployment areas, Government assistance for, 795
  • — Workers relations with office workers, 533
  • Fair, G. Maskew, elements of water supply and
  • waste-water disposal (review), 246; sewage treatment (review), 246
  • — Trade. See Exhibition
  • Fairey Air Surveys, Ltd., continuous film printing machine, 398
  • Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., Rotodyne VTOL airliner, 266; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324, 346; Gannet AEW3 naval aircraft, 340; Delta 2 aircraft for flight tests of Rolls-Royce Avon jet engine, 511; Ultra Light military jet helicopter, prospects in Canada, 633; discussion in Parliament on need for Government assistance, 767; discussion in Parliament on Rotodyne project, 767
  • Fan, compound flow (Keith Blackman, Ltd.), 672
  • — Compressors and pumps, by A. de Kovats
  • and G. Desmur (book), 118
  • — Heater, portable or wall mounting (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 32
  • — Steel, for Atomic Energy Authority
  • (Airscrew Co. and Jicwood, Ltd.), 203
  • — Table, resilient, Two-Tone (G.E.C.), 224 Fanfani, Signor Amintore, new Italian Prime
  • Minister, 130
  • Faraday House Old Students’ Association, remarks on sandwich courses, 660
  • Farm labour, use of pools, 112
  • — Machines, life and use of, by A. H. Gill, 623 Farming. See also Agricultural; Irrigation;
  • Tractors
  • Farmland-! loss of, by R. H. Best, 691
  • Farnborough Show, transport aircraft at, 266; helicopters at, 268; programme for, 268; liquid cooling for airborne radar at, 296; electronics and instruments at, 297; radar exhibits at, 323; military aircraft at, 340; aircraft engine exhibits at, 342; comment on future of, 362
  • Farnell, K., on flexural behaviour of mild-steel beams; 674
  • Farradane, J., On information retrieval, 755, 756
  • “ Farrapac ” oil-fired packaged boilers (Farrar Boiler Works, Ltd.), 529
  • Farrar Boiler Works, Ltd., “ Farrapac ” oil-fired packaged boilers, 529
  • Farrow and Jackson, Ltd., unit work table, 657 Fast and slow lines, principle of, Plain Words on, 66
  • Fastener, Avdel Lockbolt (Aviation Developments, Ltd.), 124
  • fatigue, definition of meaning of, 781
  • — Dynamical aspects of, 781
  • — Failure at low temperature, study at
  • Clarendon Laboratory, 679
  • — Loading, welded structures, work on design
  • of, at BWRA, 49
  • — of metals, international conference on
  • (book), 218
  • — Properties at low temperature, study at
  • Clarendon Laboratory, 679
  • — Results on gearing, by W. T. Chesters, 543
  • — S-N curve, 781
  • — Solid state theory in, 782
  • — Strength of details with discontinuous
  • welds, 50
  • of embedded point carrying shear loads, by D. A. Harding and N. B. Owen, 618
  • — Tests on aircraft structures (Avro Aircraft,
  • Ltd.), 441
  • On embedded point carrying shear load, 618
  • Review of development of, 781
  • S-N test, 781
  • — Testing machine! slipping-clutch, by N. B.
  • Owen and H. L. Cox, 84
  • Machine, slipping-clutch, at NPL, 618
  • — since Wohler, by Prof. A. J. Kennedy, 781 Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd., vertical vulcanisation machines, 183; powder compacting press for mineral “ licks ” for Sheep and cattle, 789
  • FBR atomic reactor in Russia, 263
  • Federation of British Industries, 2nd industrial survey, 2; conference on nuclear energy, radioisotopes and their uses:, by W. G. Busbridge, 108; fabrication and processing of nuclear fuel elements, by C. Buck, 108; discussion in Parliament on survey of business prospects, 111; Telling Industry’s Story Overseas (booklet), 389; report on nationalisation, 623
  • Federation Europeene de la Manutention, illustrated terminology of industrial trucks, 247
  • Feed pumps. See Pumps
  • — Water. See Boiler; Water
  • Feeder, reciprocating, for mechanised coal depot (Carlton Engineering Co., Ltd.), 126 Feetham, M., downdraught grate, 503 Fellows-England gear shapers in “ Link-Line ” automatic gear production (Alfred Herbert, Ltd.), 646
  • Fellowships of International Atomic Energy Agency, 465
  • — Trust, CIBA, formation of, 760
  • Fenaflex tyre-type flexible coupling (J. H.
  • Fenner and Co., Ltd.), 529
  • Fencing, electric, pulse action in, 790
  • — Posts, wooden and concrete, CSIRO tests on, 620
  • Fenner, J. H., and Co., Ltd., Fenaflex tyre-type flexible coupling, 529
  • Ferguson, H. K. (Great Britain), Ltd., ICI, Ltd., titanium plant in Wales, 29
  • Ferguson Pailin, Ltd., rotary control switches (trade publication), 648
  • Ferguson, T., on flow of heat in room with fire and chimney, 454
  • Ferodo, Ltd., opening and work of Ferodo Research Centre, 779
  • Ferodo Research Centre, opening and work of, 779
  • Ferranti, Ltd., “ List of Existing Programmes ” of Pegasus computer, 27; Airpass radar and fire control system for P. IB all- weather fighter aircraft, 92; house service meter with repeater dial, 96; billing meter, 96; Mercury computer for Belgian Atomic Energy Authority, 203; turnover and products of, 293; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324; impulse generator and a.c. test plant for voltage laboratory at Enfield Cables, Ltd., 349; computer data converter, 689; clip-on ammeter (trade publication), 713; call charge indicator for telephone subscribers, 759; micro-spot cathode-ray tube for airborne applications, 771; classified index of computer literature, 777; “ Y ” phosphor for cathode-ray-tube screens, 802
  • Ferrying units, “ Uniflote (Thos. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 368
  • Fertiliser plant, rubber-covered Terylene conveyor belts for, at ICI, 424
  • Festo straight line sander (Guillet), 593
  • Fiat FL.4 track-mounted tractor shovel (Mackay Industrial Equipment), 596
  • Fiche reader, Lexicon (Micro Methods, Ltd.), 390
  • Field studies of movement of soil moisture, by W. P. M. Black, D. Croney and J. C. Jacobs (book), 777
  • Fielden Electronics, Ltd., electronic level indicators, 790
  • Fife, coal mines in, development of, 34
  • File, hand, surfaces, colloidal molybdenum disulphide for treatment of (Acheson Colloids, Ltd.), 145
  • Filiform corrosion, studies on, at National Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • Filing machine, rotary disc, “ Rindis ” (Lorant and Co., Ltd.), 379
  • Filling control, tanker, centralised (Gilbarco, Ltd.), 11
  • Film Association, International Scientific Congress of (Moscow), 573
  • Films (cinema), air flows, 573
  • Aluminium self-adjusting welding arcs, 573
  • Atomic energy, 540
  • Building hardboards (Bowaters Sales Co., Ltd.), 64
  • Congress of Interrational Scientific Film Association (Moscow), 573
  • Conveyor maintenance in coal mines, 846 Electron microscope in solid-state physics, 573
  • First Ten Years, North-Western Electricity Board, 389
  • Forming of metals, 573
  • Forth road bridge construction, 687 Gear tooth root strain measurement, 543 “ Glass,” 573
  • High-speed flight, 573
  • “Introduction to Modern Gears” (Shell Film Unit), 543
  • Jet Provost aircraft (Hunting Aircraft, Ltd.), 107
  • Hg8 Machine-tool automation (Renault), 573 mechanical handling in iron production, 126
  • k- Metallurgy, 573
  • “ Method Study in the Office,” 9 “ More Power from the Atom,” 237 Publicity, mobile, of Wiggins, Teape, Ltd., 547
  • Refining nickel from Canadian ores (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 79
  • “ Saroy ” toughened plastics sheet (Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd.), 38
  • Steam and steam generation (International Combustion, Ltd.), 8
  • Steel industry of India, 573 Uranium search in India, 573
  • “ Variety Reduction,” on end-product standardisation, 9
  • Whirlwind Uniflow oil-flooded rotary compressors (Broom and Wade, Ltd.), 647 See also Scientific Film Association
  • — Engineering reproduction, Cronaflex, note
  • on, 91
  • — Oil, discharge through thin, in thin-film
  • lubrication, by C. Siripongse, P. R. Rogers, and Dr. A. Cameron, 146
  • Thin, dynamic calibration of, 146
  • — Photographic, polyester-based, Accurene
  • (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 847
  • Polyester-based, Cronaflex (E. I. du Pont de Nemours), 847
  • — Printing machine, continuous (Fairey Air
  • Surveys, Ltd.), 398
  • — Producers Guild, cinema film on conveyor
  • maintenance in coal mines, 846
  • — Thin, lubrication: discharge through thin
  • oil films, by C. Siripongse, P. R. Rogers and Dr. A. Cameron, 146
  • — Thin, lubrication, influence of pressure
  • viscosity on shape of highly loaded contacts, 149
  • Lubrication: lubrication of four-ball machine, by C. Siripongse and Dr.
  • A. Cameron, 147
  • Filmstrips on human relations problems, 80 Filon, L. N. G., treatise on elasticity (review), 421
  • Filters, air (trade publications), 188. See Correction, 421
  • — Beds, sand, slow, at Ashford Common
  • filtration works, 255
  • — Disc, nylon, for blast-furnace cooling water
  • at Richard Thomas and Baldwins, 673
  • Filters, electrostatic, Preciptron (Sturtevant Engineering Co.? Ltd.), 820
  • — for gas-turbine flight test house of Rolls-
  • Royce, Ltd., 820
  • — Schlegel, for continuous ultra-fine filtration
  • (Liquid Systems, Ltd.), 70
  • Filtration, ultra-fine, continuous, Schlegel filters for (Liquid Systems, Ltd.), 70
  • Fimax universal magnetic chuck (Panton and Webb), 231
  • Finance Bill, second reading of, 175
  • Finance Corp, for Industry, financial losses of, 39
  • Financial information in wage bargaining, 176
  • — Policy, Government, Lord Piercy on, 15 Financing industry, by J. B. Kinross, comment
  • on, 791
  • Fine boring and turning, by W. Boneham (book), 811
  • Fingers, counting with, by G. W. Maxfield, 67; by A. H. Rawle. See LETTER, 67; by Ing. Dr. M. P. Varshney, 68. See also Vol. 185
  • Finisher machine, 873, for laying and finishing bituminous road surfaces, 659
  • Finishing machines, surface (trade publication), 421
  • — Mill in beam mill at Lackenby works of orman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Rod at ICI Ltd. titanium plant in Wales, Morgardshammer 5-stand guide mill for, 29
  • — of rolls at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — of rolled rings at N. Hingley and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • — Tests, metal, radioisotopes in, 170 Finlayson, T. C., on position and prospects of Woodall Duckham, 136
  • Finniston, Dr. H. M., appointed research manager of Parsons nuclear centre, 604
  • Fire-Cage underfed grate, 501
  • — Domestic, designs for smoke-reducing, by
  • W. F. B. Shaw, 500
  • Historical survey of smoke-reducing designs, by W. F. B. Shaw, 500
  • History of development of grates, 500
  • — Electric, wall, “ Firestreak ” (E. K. Cole,
  • Ltd.), 32
  • — Extinguisher, aerosol, “ Gwish ” (Deb
  • Chemical Proprietaries, Ltd.), 134
  • Dry powder, Fireball (Foamite, Ltd.), 11
  • — Open, domestic, efficiency of, by T.
  • Ferguson. 454
  • — Precautions in hydrogenation plant at Stork
  • margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • — at match-making works of Bryant and May, 186
  • Publicity stunts, comment on, 599
  • — and radar control system, Airpass, for
  • P.1B all-weather fighter aircraft (Ferranti, Ltd.), 92
  • — Risks of conveyors in coal mines, 90
  • — Tender, dry powder, mounted on Austin
  • Gipsy chassis (Foamite, Ltd.), 11
  • Firebricks. See Refractory materials Firedamp, Ignition by stationary metal particles and frictional sparks, by F. P. Bowden and Dr. R. D. Lewis, 241
  • — in mines, research project, 260
  • “ Firestreak ” electric wall fire (E. K. Cole, Ltd.), 32
  • — Guided missile, de Havilland Propellers’
  • progress report on, 590
  • First aid in factories, new drive and draft order for, 16
  • Firth, A. F., on Card Clothing and Belting Co., 261
  • Firth Cleveland Instruments, Ltd., position and prospects of, 72; Gilbarco electronic tank level gauge, 166
  • — of Clyde, trials on Gongola pusher tug
  • and barge train in, 69
  • Firth-Derihon Stampings, Ltd., modernisation of heat-treatment plant, 452
  • — of Tay atomic power station, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 793
  • Firth, Thos., and John Brown, Ltd., development of ultra-high-tensile steels, 446; Rex 539 steel, 446
  • Firth-Vickers Stainless Steels, Ltd., stainless steel strip price reductions, 479; steel castings (trade publication), 811
  • Fischer, Freidrich, development of ball mill, 261
  • Fischer, George, Ltd., “+GF+” automatic couplers for Irish Railways, 511
  • Fischer, J., “ Dampa ” acoustic ceiling, 556 Fischer, Phillipp Moritz, first constructor of bicycle, 261
  • Fisher and Ludlow, materials-handling exhibition in Glasgow, 208
  • Fisheries, effects of atomic radiation on, report on, 109
  • Fishermen, small harbours used by, design of, 12
  • Fisholow materials-handling equipment exhibition in Glasgow, 208
  • Fission, nuclear. See Nuclear fission
  • — Reactors. See Atomic reactors
  • “ Five-pin board ” bench exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Fixture. See Jig and fixture
  • Flags of convenience, boycott of ships operating under, 787
  • Union’s ban on repairs to ships under, 199
  • Flame cutting, oxygen, of titanium, with preheat flame, 50
  • — Furnace, luminous, radiation from, 420
  • — and industry, symposium on, 747
  • Flash clipping press for plastics (British Industrial Plastics), 597
  • — Discharge tubes as polarised-light source,
  • 250
  • Flats, multi-storey, completion of LCC contract (Wates, Ltd.), 492
  • Storey, electrical installations in, by
  • C. A. Belcher, 848
  • Flaw detection, magnetic, AID work on, 641
  • — Penetrant, AID work on, 641
  • Flawed materials, sonic pulses in, velocities of, apparatus for measurement of, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • Fleck, Sir A., presidential address to British Association, 257, 302
  • Fleck Committee on Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 142
  • Report on damage at Windscale plutonium factory, 45
  • Fletcher, H. A. G., on developing a precision dynamometer, 582
  • Flexibox, Ltd., type RRH mechanical seal for high temperatures and pressures, 196
  • Flexural behaviour of mild-steel beams, by
  • K. Farnell, 674
  • Flight, ballistic, and manned re-entry, 280, 281
  • — High-speed, aerodynamic aspects, by
  • L. F. Nicholson, 279
  • Speed, cinema film on, 573
  • Speed, introductory talk, by Prof. W. J. Duncan, 278
  • — Hypersonic, boundary layer theory for, 414 Research on, 441
  • — Safety Foundation, publications index,
  • note on, 187
  • — Tests, supersonic, on Rolls-Royce Avon
  • jet engines, 511
  • — Testing gas turbines on the f round (Rolsl-
  • Royce, Ltd.), 443, 476, 820. See LETTER, 496
  • Floating Dock. See Dock
  • — Stages for tankers at Tranmere, 94
  • Floods, Kashmir valley, history of, 572
  • Floor-arrangement plans using Kenhos straight-line assembly machines, 184
  • — Coating, liquid, Can-Tile (trade publica
  • tion), 90
  • — Covering, jointless, for commercial vehicles
  • (Tom Byatt (Engineers'), Ltd.), 717
  • — Heating, insulating, “ Onazote ” (Expanded
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 720
  • Florence downdraught grate (London Warming Co.), 503
  • Flotation, air, quasi, production of fine flakes of molybdenum disulphide (K. S. Paul (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd.), 523
  • — Units, “ Uniflote ” multi-purpose (Thos.
  • Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 368
  • Flour-mill rolls, grinding and fluting machine for (Thomas Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 365
  • Flow, air, cinema films on, 573
  • — Diagram for hydrogenation cycle at Stork
  • margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • — Gas, across banks of tubes, by J. M.
  • Miller and G. F. S. Reising, 737
  • — Heat., See Heat
  • — Hypersonic non-linear, 413
  • — Laminar, boundary layer equations for, 838
  • — Measurement, Dall orifice for (trade
  • publication), 153
  • with radioisotopes, 635
  • — Meter, electronic (trade publication), 188
  • — Non-linear, hypersonic, 413
  • — — Linear, transonic, 413
  • — Patterns of wind loadings on flat roofs, 509
  • — in plastics, adjustable foundation pads,
  • application of, 26
  • — Transonic non-linear, 413
  • Floyd, J. C., on Canadian all-weather interceptor development, 542
  • Fluids, dielectric (trade publication), 118
  • — Dynamics, introduction to, by F. J. Bayley
  • (book), 747
  • Introduction to, by G. Temple (book), 777
  • — Mechanics and hydraulics, by E. H. Lewitt
  • (book), 57
  • Fluidised bed process for refining uranium, 465
  • Fluon non-corroding valves (Chemical Pipe and Vessel Co., Ltd.), 789
  • Fluorescent lighting. See Lighting
  • Fluorinated silicone rubber, Silastic LS-53, price reduction for (Midland Silicones, Ltd.), 847
  • Fluorocarbons, by M. A. Rudner (review), 746 Fluting and grinding machine for flour-mill rolls (Thomas Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 365
  • Fluxes, welding, Muraflux, for submerged arc (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 392
  • Flying, private, effect of Croydon Airport closure, 667
  • Flywheel as means of storing energy, 381
  • Foam, detergent, spray head for dispersing, at Cadishead Sewage Works, 96
  • — Polyurethane, Daltolac 24, for heat and
  • sound insulation (ICI), 847
  • Foaming liquids, dispenser for (Liquid Systems, Ltd.), 70
  • Foamite, Ltd., dry powder fire tender mounted on Austin Gipsy chassis, 11; Fireball dry powder fire extinguisher, 11
  • Foch, M., visit to London, 13
  • Fodens, Ltd., dumper truck with turbo-blown diesel engine, 595
  • Foils, electroformed nickel for, 575
  • Folding-sliding doors for new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Fonadek (Branson), Ltd., Phonotrix lightweight battery-operated tape recorder, 7; MultiLink desk telephone system, 229
  • Food containers, ISO work on, 157
  • Food, irradiation of, 636
  • UN meeting at Harwell, 666
  • — Irradiator, cobalt 60 gamma!, HI-FI, 74
  • Foote, Dr. F. G., on new Fuels Technology Center, 110
  • Forage harvester at Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • Ford, G. W. KM on power reactors, 694
  • Ford Motor Co., Ltd., automatic assembly at, 184
  • Ford Motor Co. (US), F600 trucks with Perkins F340 110 h.p. diesel engines, 134; interest in European Common Market’; 201; selling of interest in Simca Societe Industrielle de Mecanique et Carrosserie to Chrysler Corp., 201; gas turbine for road vehicles, 593
  • Foreign firms’ factories in UK, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • — Investments in West Germany, 369
  • Foreman, duties of, by Dr. W. G. Hiscock, 46
  • — Function in hiring and firing of personnel,
  • 691
  • — Training course for, 302
  • Forest Products Research, 1957 (book), 392 Forest Products Research Laboratory, bulletin on strength properties of plywood. Part 4: working stresses (book), 218; Forest Products Research (1957), 392; longitudinal permeability of hardwoods and softwoods, by D. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • Forges et Ateliers du Creusot, agreement with Westinghouse Electric International in Fromatome consortium, 693
  • Forging, hammer. See Hammer
  • — Manipulator for Walter Somers, Ltd.
  • (Wellman Smith Owen), 579
  • — Mechanical testing of, new department for,
  • at William Beardmore and Co., Ltd., 79
  • — Plant of Walter Somers, Ltd., 578
  • — Precision, in ultra-high-strength steel, 448
  • — Press. See Press
  • — in Rex 539 steel, 447
  • — of weldless rings at N. Hingley and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • Forklift truck. See Truck Forming of metals, cinema film on, 573 Research (PERA), 89
  • — Sheet, plastic, by R. L. Butzko (book), 218 “ Formvac ” vacuum-forming machine using
  • “ Saroy ” plastics sheet (Hydro-Chemie, Ltd.), 38
  • Forschungsheim fur Warmeschutz, data on thermal conductivity of exfoliated vermiculite, 616
  • Forster, J. H., on silicon switching diode for high-speed computers, 382
  • Forth road bridge: model of, 63; description of, 63; ceremony of first pile driving, 687; film on construction of, 687
  • Foskett, D. J., on library classification and the field of knowledge (pamphlet), 551
  • Foster Instrument Co., Ltd., Foster-Platt optical immersion pyrometer, 725
  • Foster-Platt optical immersion pyrometer
  • (Foster Instrument Co., Ltd.), 725 Foster Wheeler primary cooler for gas-turbine test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 476 Foulkes, J. D., work on plastic theory, 835 Foundations for structures, by M. Suberkrub
  • (book), 777
  • Foundry, blackheart malleable iron (Shotton Brothers, Ltd.), 156
  • — Brass, craft exhibits at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • — Industry in Germany, trade directory (book), 712
  • — Knock-out station, at foundry of Shotton Bros., 157
  • — Machinery, permanent demonstration bay for, at Baker Perkins, Ltd., 789
  • — Roll, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 520
  • — See also Castings; Cores; Moulding Four-ball machine, lubrication of, by C. Siripongse and Dr. A. Cameron, 147
  • Fowler, John, and Co. (Leeds), Ltd., new version of diesel shunting locomotive, 528; Challenger 33 crawler tractor, 597
  • Foxboro-Yoxall, Ltd., instrumentation training courses, 611; diaphragm meter for differential pressures, 657
  • Fracture, brittle. See Brittle fracture Frame grid winders, automatic, variable-pitch, in engineering department of Mullard Radio Valve Co., 783
  • — House roof, loading tests on, 189
  • — Pitch and stiffness, influence on stress distribution in pressurised cylinders, by D. S. Houghton (book), 747
  • France, apprenticeship in, by H. A. Warren, 137
  • — Atomic energy in, 264 Propulsion in. 264
  • — Reactors in, 13, 264, 663, 686, 696 Research in, 264, Ship propulsion developments, 602
  • — Charbonnages de, domestic coal delivery in jerricans, 791
  • — Electricity consumption in, 435
  • — Thermonuclear fusion experiments in, 169
  • — Uranium resources in, 264
  • — See also French
  • Francis turbine. See Turbine, hydraulic Franco-Belgian atomic power station project, 793
  • Franklin, Benjamin, Fire-Cage underfed grate, 501
  • Franklin, N. L., et al., on economics of plutonium and uranium in atomic reactors, 464
  • Fraser, Sir I., on Government use of computers, 12
  • Fraser, W. J., and Co., Ltd., Appleby-
  • Frodingham combined desulphurising and sulphuric-acid plant, 223
  • Free Trade Area, effect on OEEC, 654
  • — — Area, motor-car industry in relation to,
  • 291
  • Area, negotiations continuing, 131 Area, problems of (PEP), 81 Area, production engineer and, by
  • Sir C. Weir, 818
  • Area, progress at Paris meeting, 130
  • — — Area, slow progress of, 559
  • Area, as stimulus to expansion in western Europe, by D. Heathcoat Amory, 35
  • Area, trade crisis due to, 654
  • Freeman, Fox and Partners, Auckland Harbour bridge, 807
  • Freeman, J. J., on principles of noise (book), 811
  • Freer Trade in Europe, Problems of (broadsheet) (PEP), 81
  • Freezing, deep, of mammal's;, by Dr. A. S. Parkes, et al., 302
  • — Tank for investment casting with frozen
  • mercury, 177
  • Freight, air. See Air freight; Air transport
  • — Railway. See Railway
  • — Rates and tanker design, optimum relation
  • ship between, 94
  • — Train. See Railway train
  • French National Institute for Aeronautical
  • Research, cinema films on air flows;, 573
  • — See also France
  • Freon, refrigerator working medium, operating efficiency studies with, 486
  • Frequency shifts, travelling-wave tube for (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • Fretting corrosion in fatigue test on embedded point, 618
  • Freyssinet prestressing system for roof beams of new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Friction, effects in precision dynamometer, 584
  • — of lubricated rubber, hysteresis loss of, 838
  • — Lubrication and wear, international journal
  • on, Wear, 152
  • ' — Materials research at Ferodo Centre, 779
  • — :— Sintered, “ Sinterlink ” (trade publication), 90
  • — between production and inspection departments, by R. M. McKenzie, 344
  • — Research at Ferodo Centre, 779
  • — Sliding, ignition of metal particles by, 242
  • — Tests on rubber hysteresis and skidding
  • resistance, 841
  • — between tyre and road, by Dr. D. Tabor, 838 Frictional sparks and stationary metal particles, ignition of firedamp by, by F. P. Bowden and Dr. R. D. Lewis, 241
  • Friedlander, F. G., sound pulses (book), 118 Frigates, diesel, KaMeWa controllable-pitch propellers for (Stone), 815
  • Fromatome, formation of reactor consotrium, 693
  • Frost,. R., The Star Splitter, poem, 43
  • Froude, F., history of experiments in ship resistance, 351
  • Frozen mercury, investment casting with, Mercast process, 177
  • Fruit, fresh, pre-packing of, by C. H. Stansfield, 652
  • Fry, D. W., appointed manager, Winfrith Heath, 438
  • Fuchs, Dr. H., appointment as manager of electronics department of Blackburn and General Aircraft, Ltd., 693
  • Fuels, atomic. See Atomic fuels
  • — Cells for conversion of chemical energy to
  • electrical energy, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • — — as means of storing energy, 381
  • — Consumption, statistics for 1957, 330
  • — Contamination monitor, automatic (Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.), 231
  • — Economisers, production by E. Green and Son, Ltd., 293
  • — Economy and planned maintenance, by J. C. Veale, 426
  • — Efficiency Advisory Service. See National
  • — Institute of. See Institute
  • — Introduction into the intake air of diesel
  • engines, by P. H. Schweitzer and M. Alperstein (book), 811
  • — Liquid high-energy, HICAL, plant for
  • (Callery Chemical Co), 661
  • — — See also Oil fuel
  • — Nuclear. See Atomic fuels
  • — Oil. See Oil fuel
  • — and Power, Ministry of, Statistical Digest
  • (1957), 330
  •  ?— Pump. See Pump
  • — Railway, and Operating Officers Association. See. Railway fuel
  • Fuel Research, 1957, annual report of Fuel Research Station, 748
  • — — Station, work on updraught grates, 501;
  • annual report, 748
  • — RP-1 hydrocarbon, for Atlas ICBM, 295
  • — Saving, fourth annual survey of National
  • Fuel Efficiency Advisory Service, 290
  • -?— Smokeless, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — Solid, plea for implementation of Hodgson
  • Committee report on, 767
  • — See also under specific types of fuel
  • Fuji Electric Co., nuclear power agreement with GEC, 766
  • Fuldamobil three-wheeler economy motor car (York Noble Industries, Ltd.), 47
  • Fume hoods for laboratories of Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Corby, 802
  • Functions of complex variables, by W. Fogg Osgood (book), 712
  • — of real variables, by W. Fogg Osgood
  • (book), 712
  • Fund, Industrial, for Advancement of Scientific Education in Schools. See Industrial Fund
  • Furnace, annealing, continuous roller-hearth, GWB, at ICI, Ltd., titanium plant, 29 for forging plant of Walter Somers, Ltd. (Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 579
  • — Atmospheres, effects on sintering behaviour
  • of uranium dioxide, by A. H. Webster, and N. F. H. Bright (review), 613
  • —- Bell (trade publication), 118
  • — Blast, developments in, 145
  • low-shaft (Cockerill-Ougree), 145
  • Nylon disc filters for cooling water at Richard Thomas and Baldwins, 673
  • — Crucible (trade publication), 118
  • — Electric (trade publication), 27
  • — — by C. A. Otto (book), 483 Steelmaking, development of, 145
  • — Flames, luminous, radiation from, 420
  • — Heat-treatment, installation at Firth-
  • Derihon Stampings, Ltd., 452
  • — Open-hearth, capital costs, 145
  • Hearth, oxygen in, 145
  • — “ Pull,” radio-frequency heated, for germanium crystals production at transistor factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., 645
  • — Reverberatory, for roll manufacture at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 520
  • — Rotary-hearth, for forging plant of Walter Somers, Ltd. (Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.), 579
  • — Stress-relieving, at Thomcliffe Works of
  • Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., 254
  • — Temperature probe (Blaw-Knox Co.), 166
  • — Vacuum-melting, at titanium melting plant of ICI, Ltd., at Wilton (W. C. Heraeus, G.m.b.H.), 28
  • — Vertical air-circulation (trade publication),
  • 153
  • — See also Coke oven
  • Furnival and Co., Ltd., Andantex speed reduction pulley, 398
  • Fuselage, “ Marilyn Monroe body,” 413
  • Fusion, nuclear. See Nuclear fusion ?— Reactors. See Atomic reactors, fusion
  • G1 atomic reactor (France), 264, 696
  • G2 atomic reactor (France), 264; construction and operation of, 169; criticality obtained, 169
  • G3 atomic reactor (France), 264
  • Gabriel, J. B. S., on position and prospects of Charles Churchill, 15
  • Gag press straightening machine; 625
  • Gainey, P. L., microbiology of water and sewage (review), 246
  • Galbraith, Prof. J. K., the affluent society, comment on book, 525
  • Galvanised coatings, influence of aluminium, lead and iron on structure and properties of, by J. J. Sebisty and J. O. Edwards (book), 712
  • — Electro, metal strip for box-strapping (Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd.), 144
  • — Steel sheet, new British Standard for, 38 Sheet, Galvatite, for Ventrex roofing
  • (John Summers), 491
  • Galvanising plant, continuous, Armco-Send- zimir, at Ebbw Vale Works of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ltd., 78
  • — Process, study of Surface carbides, differ
  • ential steel attack and pore formation in, by J. Ji. Sebisty (book), 712
  • Galvatite galvanised steel sheet for Ventrex roofing (John Summers), 491
  • Gamage, Sir L., on position and prospects of General Electric Co., Ltd., 171
  • Garnet Products Ltd., trading position, 335; boring head (trade publication), 482
  • Gamma rays, circular polarisation detection of, 538
  • — — Fission-product decay, energy and intensity of, 571
  • Scattering in air, calculation, 571
  • —«— Sources, information on, 568
  • — Studies in U.S., 568
  • Gannet AEW 3 naval aircraft (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 340
  • Garcke’s manual of electricity supply, by F. C. Garrett, 648
  • Gardner diesel engine, 6LX, for motor vehicles, 462
  • — — Engine for railbuses for British Railways, 350
  • Gardner, J., designer of Government Pavilion at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • Garrett, F. C., Garcke’s manual of electricity supply, 648
  • Garrow-Fisher, P., Indiaman London-India motor coach service, 494
  • Gas-air torch, B.B. (B.B.S. Development and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 528
  • — Bearing Circulator, NFB (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 604
  • — Board, South Western. See South Western
  • — Circulator, high-speed (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 202
  • — Clouds, turbulence in, 414
  • — Coal, transporting under high pressure,
  • discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — Coke-oven. See Coke-oven gas
  • — Council, annual report, 579; supplement to
  • Coke-Burning Appliances Handbook, 848
  • — Discharges, studies of intense, by J. S. Luce,
  • 402
  • See also Discharge; Pinch; Vacuum tubes
  • — Fired furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Flow across banks of tubes, by J. M. Miller
  • and G. F. S. Reising, 737
  • — — Recorder, “ Arkon ” (Walker Crosweller and Co., Ltd.), 366
  • — Flushing agents for removing hydrogen
  • from molten steel in ladle, 144
  • — Graphite impermeable to (General Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 202
  • •— Grid for gas works between Evesham and Penzance, 675
  • — Hot, thermal ice protection, by J. A. Hay, 61
  • — Natural. See Natural Gas
  • — Production in Holland, 259
  • by hydrogenation of coal or oil, plant for experiments on, 579
  • — Refinery. See Refinery gas
  • — Regulator, “ Recorde ” (D. S. Baddeley Engineering Co., Ltd.), 333
  • — Supply in Europe, OEEC report on, 579
  • — Town. See Town Gas
  • — Turbinei See Turbine, gas
  • — Works. See Gasworks
  • — See also under specific gases
  • Gasification of coal, new works in Fife for, 579
  • — of coal, underground plant at Newton
  • Spinney, discussion in Parliament on, 75; radiation in coal drilling tests, 666
  • — of oil, new plants for, 579
  • — Plant, Lurgi, at Westfield (Fife), 591
  • — Research at B.C.U.R.A., 3
  • Gasifier, slagging, BCURA, capacity of. See Correction, 69. See also Vol. 184 Gasoline. See Petrol
  • Gasworks, germanium recovery from, 179
  • Gate valves. See KaZves
  • Gatwick Airport, progress at, 795
  • Gauge, air, pneumatic/electric (Teddington Industrial Equipment, Ltd.), 460
  • — Density. See Density
  • — Dial, reliability investigation on, by Prof. H. Wright Baker, 804
  • — Level. See Level
  • — for measuring average temperature in roof tanks (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 816
  • — Nucleonic (Ekco), 347
  • — Screw plug, “ Not Go,” by G. Lorenz, 615
  • — Strain. See Strain gauge
  • — Thickness. See Thickness
  • — Thicknesses for sheet and wire, Preferred
  • numbers system, 676
  • Gauging machine, air, automatic, for tapered roller bearing races (Teddington Industrial Equipment);, 759
  • Auto-Gauge, for “ Link-Line ” automatic gear production (Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd.), 646
  • Gay, J. A., appointed patents exploitation officer, UKAEA, 604
  • Gay, P. F., on British coal mining explosives (book), 277
  • GCDR atomic reactor in Russia, 263 GCHW atomic reactor, pipework in, 732 GCHWM atomic reactor in U.S., 263 GCPR atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • GCR-2 atomic reactor, 298, 696; baffling in vessel of, 732
  • Gears, bevel, cycloidal spiral, generating principles of, 416
  • Spiral, design of, A. K. Thomas, 416
  • — Checking machines at Atlas Works of
  • W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., 715
  • — Cutting machines at Atlas Works of W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., 715
  • — Deflection of, by N. Waterworth, 543
  • — Epicyclic, advantages of, 714
  • Allen-Stoeckicht double-helical unit, 714 for boiler feed pump, 715
  • for mine tunnelling machine, 714
  • Production at Atlas Works of W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., 714
  • for winder, 714
  • — Hobbing machines in “ Link-Line ” auto
  • matic gear production (Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd.), 646
  • Machine, tangential feed head for (W. E. Sykes, Ltd.), 562
  • Machine for turbine pinions (Craven Brothers (Manchester), Ltd.), 333
  • — Introduction to modern, cinema film on, 543
  • — Machines, Schiess, George Cohen agency
  • for, 773
  • — Measurement techniques for, 543
  • — Production at Atlas Works of W. H. Allen,
  • Sons and Co., Ltd., 715
  • — Automatic, “ Link-Line ” (Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd.), 646
  • — Shapers, Fellows-England, in “ Link-Line ”
  • automatic gear production (Alfred Herbert, Ltd.), 646
  • — Teeth, bevel, cycloidal length curves in, 416 Bevel, determination of length curve and
  • spiral angle, 416
  • Bevel, form of length curve and spiral angle, 416
  • Bevel, with localised bedding, 416
  • Form and pitches for turbines, British
  • Standard on, 364
  • — Load, resonant effects on, by Prof: D. C. Johnson, 543
  • Load, tests on, by Prof. Nieman and Prof. Rettig, 543
  • Maximum load, calculation of, by Prof. W. A. Tuplin, 543
  • Root strain, measurement of (cinema film), 543
  • Spur, photoelastic experiments on bending stress in, by M. A. I. Jacobson, 543
  • — Turbine, tooth form and pitches, British
  • Standaid on, 364
  • — Units, worm, dimensions, British Standard
  • for, 816
  • Gearbox, epicyclic, for diesel shunting locomotive (Self-Changing Gear Co., Ltd.), 528 for mine tunnelling machine, 714
  • — Quadruple-reduction, in-line (Link Belt
  • Co.), 561
  • — Reverse reduction, for patrol boats, 715 Gearing, conference on, at Institute of Mechanical Engineers, report by S. L. Harris, 543
  • — for control systems, by R. A. Head, 543
  • — Fatigue results, by W. T. (Chesters, 543
  • — International conference on, preliminary
  • notice, 36
  • — Lubrication of, research at A.E.I. laboratories, 543
  • Gebbie, Dr. J. Ramsey, on size of marine diesel engines, 499
  • Gee, C. C., communications and electronics buyers’ guide, who’s who, and reference book (1958-9) (book), 844
  • Gee system, navigation aid, 315
  • Geiger-Muller tube in Philips pocket radiation monitor, 204
  • Gelder and Kitchen, new Knapton malting plant of Associated British Maltsters, Ltd., 186
  • Genachte, Dr. P., on future of atomic energy in U.S., 74
  • General Dynamics Corp., Convair research organisation, 20; MGCR gas-cooled nuclear power plant for merchant ship propulsion, 74; TRIGA nuclear reactor, 109; hypersonic gun for advanced missile research, 349; launch of.nuclear submarine Triton, 403; Lobber ballistic cargo missile, 744
  • General Electric Co., Ltd., “ Accurex ” static excitation system for marine auxiliary alternators, 5; blade mill for separating manganese ore from clay, 8; “ Com-Pak ” mercury-arc rectifier, 31; portable or wall mounting fan heater, 32; pressurised lighting systems, 71; full-scale network analyser using transformer analogues, 93; electric heating equipment for prevention of clogging in vibrating screens, 133; position and prospects of, 171; lightweight signalling lamp, 197; graphite impermeable to gases, 202; transistorinverter fluorescent lighting system in “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow express, 222; transitor-oscillator inverter fluorescent lighting system for Vickers Vanguard airliner, 222; Two-Tone resilient table fan, 224; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; monitoring system for atomic reactors, 274; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345, 346; equipment for Chillerton Down television transmitting station, 385; “ Dip-Tech ” graduates, 405; Osram 280 W sodium lamp, 461; comment on Export Guide, 611; low-temperature research, 680; study of physical properties of semiconductors and insulators, 680; price reductions by, 716; nuclear power agreement with Fuji Electric Co., 766; Lumenated architectural lighting systems, 816
  • General Electric Co. (U.S.), research organisation of, 20; thermionic converter, 20; miniature electron tube for high temperature operation, 38; 750 kV experimental transmission line (Pittsfield, Mass.), 83; design of large-scale reactor for USAEC, 571
  • General Mills, Inc., joint ownership of radioactive materials handling equipment company, 203
  • General Motors Corp., research organisation of, 21; single-lever control of motor car by electro-hydraulic Unicontrol system, 21
  • General Post Office, facilities for data transmission, 786; mains and battery operated crystal clock, 588
  • General Radiological Ltd., control cubicle and control potentiometer for nuclear power station, 275
  • General Tire and Rubber Co., polyurethane (trade publication), 776
  • Generating station. See Power station
  • Generator, a.c., auxiliary, marine, “ Accurex ” static excitation system for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 5
  • — — for Pleuger Aktiv rudder motors (Cromp
  • ton Parkinson, Ltd.), 450
  • for short-circuit testing station at J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd., 675
  • — for diesel-electric locomotives for Great
  • Northern division of Eastern Region (Crompton-Parkinson), 757
  •  !— Impulse, for Enfield Cables high-voltage laboratory (Ferranti), 348
  • — at Keighley power station, 47 years’ service
  • of (Crompton Parkinson), 563
  • — with main-engine drive, for tankers (W. H. Allen and Co., Ltd.), 744
  • — Plant, stand-by, for radio telephone link in Jamaica (Austinlite, Ltd.), 135
  • — Sets at Abidjan project for power from the
  • sea, 104
  • — — Diesel, mobile, for Venezuela townships and works (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 229
  • Diesel, standby, for Chapel Cross atomic power station (Crossley), 203
  • Diesel, waste heat recovery from, by
  • R. M. Tufnell, 610
  • — — for dynamometer for Esso Research,
  • Ltd. (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 116
  • — Signal, amplitude-moderated, TF801C
  • (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 102
  • — — at radio frequencies (book), 747
  • — See also Turbo
  • Geneva, Atoms for Peace Exhibition. See Atoms for Peace
  • — Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atorric
  • Energy. See Atomic Energy, Peaceful Uses of.
  • Geological survey, airborne radiometric survey of Cornwall for uranium, 109
  • Geon pvc sheeting for pressure-ventilated protective suit (Plysu Products, Ltd., and Spembly, Ltd.), 656
  • Geophysical research by Sputnik III, by V. I. Krassovsky, 370
  • German aircraft industry, redevelopment of, 761
  • — Federal Railways, use of railcars, 519
  • — Foundry industry trade directory (book), 712
  • — Industry, plea for financing of long-term exports, 23
  • — Mining Show (Essen). See Essen
  • — Motor-car industry, effect of European
  • Common Market on competition in, 101
  • — Pronoun reference in, by L. Brandwood, 728
  • — Railways, deficit continued, 331
  • — Railways, modern developments^ 331
  • — Standards, translations of, 777
  • Committee, translations of German standards, 777
  • — Trade unions, monopolies, attitude to, 599
  • — See also Germany
  • Germanium crystals production at transistor factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., 645
  • — Recovery from gasworks, 179
  • — Rectifier for charging four batteries simultaneously (Allgemeine Elektrizitaets (Gesellschaft), 658
  • — Refining from coal, 748
  • Germany, apprenticeship in, by H. A. Warren, 137
  • — Atomic reactors, 686
  • — Coal stocks surplus, 195
  • — Engineering industries of, 77
  • — Heavy engineering industry, downturn in
  • trading, 136
  • — Industrial establishments', statistics on, 290
  • — investment activities overseas, 23
  • — Loans position in, by Dr. K. Blessing, 174
  • — Metal industry, downturn in trading, 136
  • — State-owned industry liquidation, 819
  • — Steel industry of, growth and ownership of,
  • 427
  • — — Industry, labour dismissals in, 112
  • — Western, aeronautical research grant, 761 Aluminium industry, 369
  • Anglo-American Corp, loan raised in, 369
  • Atomic power station project, 793
  • “ Buy British ” drive in, 773
  • Chemical industry, expansion of, 369 Engineering industry, 369
  • Foreign investments, 369
  • Marketing campaign for British goods in, 723
  • Road vehicles production, 369
  • Television in, 3
  • — See also German
  • Geyer, J. C., elements of water supply and waste-water disposal (review), 246
  • “+GF + ” automatic coupler for Irish Railways (George Fischer, Ltd.), 511
  • Ghana. See Volta River
  • Ghent trade fair, comment on, 547
  • Gibb, Sir C., retirement as chairman of A. Reyrolle and Co., 565
  • Gibbons Brothers, Ltd., heat-treatment furnace installation for Firth-Derihon Stampings, Ltd., 452
  • Gibbs, C. B., on railway accidents, 395-396
  • Gibraltar, Rock of, midget battery-operated locomotive for use inside (Tomlinson (Electric Vehicles), Ltd.), 657
  • Gibrat, R., on atomic tanker, 602
  • Giesl front-end for locomotives, 629
  • Gifford-Udall anchors for suspension bridge
  • at Samawa (Ductube Co., Ltd.), 26
  • Gilbarco, Ltd., centralised tanker filling control, 11; electronic tank level gauge, 166
  • Giles, C. G., on rubber hysteresis and skidding resistance, 840
  • Gill, A. H., on farm machines, 623
  • Gill, Dr. S., on learning machines, 729
  • Gillespie, W., principal, Swindon College, 430-4
  • Gimbal bellows in ducts, design of, 704
  • Girders, box, on suspension bridge at Samawa, 26
  • — See also Beams; Bridges; Floors
  • Glacier Metal Co., Ltd., collaboration in management course, 459
  • Glasgow, industrial and economic problems of, 755
  • — Let it flourish (supplement), 755
  • Glass bottles, silicone treatment for, 719
  • — Cinema film on, 573
  • — Cloth impregnated with epoxy resin for
  • insulation of shaft on traction motor reverser switch, 347
  • — Electric welding, for cathode-ray tubes
  • (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 554
  • — Fabrics, tensile tests by Alft, 641
  • — Fibre, “ fluted core ” radomes for Britannia
  • airliners (Bristol Aircraft, Ltd.), 715
  • — Gold film (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.),59
  • — Industry, platinum in, by Dr. H. Moore, 613
  • — Laminated, production at Triplex Safety
  • Glass Co., Ltd., 58
  • Windscreen in road accidents, 468
  • — Safety, curved, laminated (Triplex Safety
  • Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • — Structure of, translation from Russian of
  • papers on, 613
  • — Technology, Society of. See Society
  • — Toughened, production at Triplex Safety
  • Glass Co., Ltd., 58
  • Windscreen in road accidents, 468
  • Glazed surfaces, Swan “ All-Stabilo ” black- lead pencil for marking on (Gordon and Gotch, Ltd., 165
  • GLEEP atomic reactor, details of, 262 Glossary, powder metallurgy, international, 713 Gloucestershire Industrial Education Council, conference on link between schools and industry, preliminary notice, 428; exhibition on opportunities in engineering, pre? li min ary notice, 428
  • Glow-Fire grate, Everitt and Barnard’s, 501 Glyncorrwg South Pit, hydraulically-operated mine car handling plant at (Humphreys and Glasgow), 650
  • Gnome free-turbine aircraft power plant (de Havilland Engine Co., Ltd.), 342
  • Godfrey, C., on length measuring machines; machine-tool scales with optical reading devices, 615
  • Godwin, R. B., on atomic ship Savannah, 600, 601
  • Gold film glass (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 59
  • >— Price of, effect on Australia and South Africa, 495
  • — Working craft exhibits at Birmingham
  • Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Golders Green Crematorium, bid for shares in, by Amalgamated Tobacco Corp., Ltd., 80
  • Golf Association, United States. See United States
  • — Balls, specifications for, 256
  • — Championship, Amateur, United States.
  • See United States
  • Goliath crane at Hunterston nuclear power station, 45
  • Goodchild, W. C., updraught grate, 501
  • Goodeve, Sir C., William Menelaus Memorial Lecture, 361
  • Goodman, George, Ltd., minature mouldings (trade publication), 776; zinc castings (trade publication), 845
  • Goods loading and unloading facilities at Selfridge’s, 741
  • —- Rail carriage of dangerous, internatioanl convention on, 818
  • Goodwin-Hamilton and Adamson, Ltd. Gongola pusher tug and barge train, 69
  • Gongola pusher tug and barge train, trials in, Firth of Clyde, 69
  • Goransson, G. F., work on Bessemer converter, 17
  • Gordon, C., on manned interceptor aircraft, 660
  • Gordon and Gotch, Ltd., Swan “All-Stabilo” black-lead pencil for marking on glazed surfaces, 165
  • Gordon, J, P., on two-level solid-state maser, 87
  • Gordon-Smith, R., on sphere of operations of
  • S. Smith and Sons (England), Ltd., 822
  • Government development of higher unemployment areas, 162
  • — Financial policy, Lord Piercy on, 15
  • — Grants for research, 12
  • — Relations with business in U.S., 41
  • — Research in U.S., 21
  • Governor test rig (Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd.), 114
  • Grab for removing radioactive fuel cartridges (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 109-110
  • Graduate apprentice in electrical engineering, 97
  • — for Armed Forces, discussion in Parliament
  • on, ,111
  • — Employment statistics collecting and report
  • ing^ 48
  • — Mathematics, deferment of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 111
  • — Military service deferment for, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 111
  • — Training and prospects in industry, by
  • Prof. J. Small, 472
  • Grain handling in bulk, Devayor conveyor for (Helicoid Flight Conveyors), 790
  • — — in bulk Quicklift elevator for (Opancol, td.), 790
  • Grainger, L., on uranium and thorium (review), 613
  • Grammar schools, science teaching in, questionnaire on, 143
  • Gramophone records, electroformed nickel for, 574
  • — — Safety, of British Safety Council, 143
  • Grand Union Canal, proposals for, 163 Grants, Government, for research, 12
  • — Post-graduate, DSIR increase in, 80
  • Grants to students, committee on, 15
  • — See also Scholarships
  • Grant-in-aid for translations from Russian, 119
  • Graphite for atomic reactors, 345
  • — Diffused, in cast iron, by J. Pomey, 615
  • — impermeable to gases (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 202
  • — Impregnation of uranium by, 830
  • — Moderated reactors. See Atomic reactors
  • — Permeability reduced, 830
  • — Solution, Aquadag, in cathode-ray tube
  • production, 555
  • Grates, domestic, coking, 502, 503 Downdraught, 502, 503 History of development of, 500 Hopper-fed, 502, 503 Underfed, 501, 503 Updraught, 500, 503
  • Gravity, research assisted by satellites, by R. H.
  • Merson, 371
  • Gray, H. J., dictionary of physics (review), 152 Gray, J. C., updraught grate, 501
  • Grease from edible oils, hydrogenation plant at Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • — Silicone, filled polyethylene sleeve, “ Poly
  • tel,” for cable joints (British Insulated Callender's Cables, Ltd.), 770
  • — See also Lubricants
  • Green, E., and Son, Ltd., public issue and position and prospects of, 293
  • Green J. H., Welding Aluminium Alloys (book), 91
  • Greenewalt, C. H., study on problem of the individual, 176
  • Gresham Transformers, Ltd., power transformers (trade publication), 482
  • Grid, gas. See Gas grid
  • — Network efficacy, multiplication of, by use
  • of “ tearing,” 57
  • — Super, extensions between Tilbury and Rayleigh, 128
  • — Winders, frame, automatic, variable-pitch,
  • in engineering department of Mullard Radio Valve Co., 783
  • Griffin, Charles, and Co., Ltd. statistical mono- graphy and courses, by M. G. Kendall, 445 Griffiths, L., on automobile electrical equipment (hook), 483
  • Grigg, C. S. W., Ltd., four-column hydraulic presses, 102
  • Grinding and fluting machine for flour-mill rolls (Thomas Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 365
  • — Machines (Churchill Machine Tool Co.,
  • Ltd.), 498
  • Cylindrical, in “ Link-Line ” automatic gear production (Newall Engineering), 647
  • — — Optical, with attachment for grinding
  • small radii (Wickman, Ltd.), 198
  • Precision (trade publication), 421 -^Research (PERA), 89
  • — Wheel life, by J. Koloc, 615
  • Vitrified-bond, distinguishing bond and grain, by M. J. C. Matthijsen, 615
  • Grip, anchor, wedge, for use with Lee-McCall prestressing system (Macalloy), 605
  • Groetzinger, G., on symbiotic interaction between science and engineering, 445
  • Gros, E., on making use of Russian and Czech scientific and technical information, 445 Group Communication System for Spadeadam rocket-site project (Amplivox), 707
  • — Company, size of, 630
  • Grouping of companies, trend towards, 171 Guernsey, patents laws, 640
  • — Water distillation plant for (G. and J. Weir,
  • Ltd.), 255
  • Guggenheim, H. F., International Council of Aeronautical Sciences, 363
  • Guggenheim Memorial Lecture on aerodynamic advances since 1946, by Dr. T. von Kdrmdn, 41®
  • Guide mill, 5-stand, Morgardshammer, for finishing rod at I.C.I. Ltd. titanium plant in Wales, 29
  • Guided missile. See Missile
  • Guillet, Sons and Co., Ltd., Festo straight line sander, 593
  • guillotine, all-steel, for mild steel (F. J. Edwards, Ltd.), 562
  • — High-speed, for accurate shearing (Keeton Sons and Co., Ltd.), 69
  • — Mathieu, for separating continuous stationery (Rank Precision Industries, Ltd.), 690 Guinness, Arthur, Son and Co., Ltd., Hilltop centre at Hatfield New Town, 302
  • Gulf Radiators, Ltd., vertical panel radiators, 128; light-weight hot water radiators at Hurseal Group Heating Centre, 192
  • Gun, hypersonic, for missile and re-entry research (General Dynamics Corp.), 349
  • — Microphone, experimental use by BBC, 64 Gunmaking workshop exhibit at Birmingham
  • Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Gutthoffhungshiitte (Sterkrade), torsion prop fbr coal mines, 658
  • Guy Motors, Ltd., “Invincible Mk. II” eight-wheeled commercial vehicles, 359
  • G.W.B. Furnaces, Ltd., continuous roller hearth annealing furnace at I.C.I. Ltd-, titanium plant, 29; bell furnaces (trade publication), 118
  • “ Gwish ” aerosol fire extinguisher (Deb Chemical Proprietaries, Ltd.), 134
  • Gyrex vibrating screens, clogging prevention by electric heating equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 133
  • Gyro compass for submarine navigation, 238
  • Gyroscopes, low-wander rate, apparatus for evaluation of (A. V. Roe), 488
  • — Random drift in. Rotorace bearing technique for reduction of (Sperry Gyroscope), 671
  • Gyrosyn compass, Sperry C.ll, in U.S.S. Nautilus, 238
  • HAANSTR A, B., cinema film “ Glass,” 573
  • Habituation, mechanism of, by Dr. W. Ross Ashby, 728
  • Hackbridge and Hewittic Electric Co, Ltd., position and prospects of, 239; mercury arc rectifiers for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 758, 759
  • Hadfields, Ltd., extrusion press components
  • (trade publication), 27
  • Hagan Chemicals and Controls, Inc., mechanical aerostatic dust collector for uranium mills, 497
  • Hagan Corp. (Canada), Ltd., high capacity relay pilot valve, 365
  • Halcrow, Sir W., the late, 591. See Correction,
  • 655
  • Halden atomic reactor project, 300 Halifax, industrial health survey, 599
  • Hall, A. R., History of Technology. Vol. IV:
  • Industrial Revolution (review), 246 Hall, H. D., on machine tools (book), 483 Hallam Nuclear Power Facility, work at, 170 Halligey, F. J., on calculating stresses in ships’* masts, 153
  • Halton, J. H., on lubrication of plain bearings: applicability of Reynold’s hydrodynamic theory, 59
  • Hamilton, J. J., on reflex klystrons (review), 577 Hammer, forging, pneumatic, at Walter Somers
  • Ltd., 578, 579
  • — Pneumatic power, “ Clear Space ” (trade
  • publication), 357
  • — Mill, swing, for cleaning bagasse, 36 Hampton, R., on United Steel and Manufac
  • turing fib., Ltd-3 293
  • Hand and clothing monitor for radiation
  • (E.M.I. Electronics, Ltd.), 204
  • — Rails, forged aluminium stanchions for
  • (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 191 Handbook on coke-burning appliances, supple
  • ment to, 848
  • — Layout and dimensions for production, by
  • H. H. Katz (review), 357
  • — Noise control, by C. M. Harris (review), 27
  • — Process instruments and controls, by D. M.
  • Considine (review), 746
  • Handley Page, Ltd., Dart Herald local-service airliner, 266; H.P. Ill and H.P. 113 transport aircraft projects with boundary layer control, 296; wing construction of Victor bomber aircraft, 340
  • Handling (trade publications), 218
  • — Grain in bulk, Devayor conveyor for
  • (Helicoid Flight Conveyors), 790
  • in bulk, Quicklift elevator for (Opancol, Ltd.), 790
  • — Plant, hydraulically-operated, for mine
  • cars at Glyncorrwg (Humphreys and Glasgow), 650
  • — Radioactive fuel cartridges, apparatus for
  • (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 109-110
  • a Materials, exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 346
  • — of radioisotopes, 636
  • — Semi-trailers, “ Spotter ” slave tractor for
  • (British Road Services-Douglas), 222
  • — See also Materials handling; Mechanical
  • handling
  • “ Handouts,” meeting on, Plain Words on, 786 Handwriting: national survey, by R. Piggott
  • (review), 390
  • Hangar for Beverley aircraft at Abingdon (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • Hanger for suspended false ceilings (Lumenated
  • Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • Harbour, Eyemouth, tidal model of, by W. J. Reid, 808
  • — Small, used by fishermen, design of, 12 Hardboards, building, cinema films on uses of
  • (Bowaters Sales fio., Ltd.), 64
  • Hardeners for Epophen epoxide resins (Leicester, Lovell and Co., Ltd.), 782
  • Hardening, strain, of cylinders, by Dr. E. Voce, 131, 363,460. See LETTERS, 68, 292, 428. See also Vol. 185
  • — Work. See PPo.rk hardening
  • Harding, D. A., on fatigue of embedded point carrying shear load, 618
  • Hardwoods, longitudinal permeability of, by ft. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • Harland Rotovalve combined cut-off and pressure-reducing valve for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • Harley, Sir S., appointed as chairman of
  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd., 532 Harlow, Robert, and Son, Ltd., history of, 499 Harris, C. M., Handbook of Noise Control
  • (review), 27
  • Harris, S. L.» report on Institute of Mechanical
  • Engineers’ conference on gearing, 543 Harrison, A., on W. H. Dorman and Co., Ltd.,
  • after-sales facilities in Middle East, 332
  • Hartley Electromotives, formation of marketing company for, 471
  • Harvesters, forage, at Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • Harvey Aluminium (California), large aluminium extrusions, 159
  • Harvey, G. A., and Co. (London), Ltd., stainless- steel ducting for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 820
  • Harwell. See Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Harwell)
  • Harwell Isotope School. See Isotope School Harwood, J. J., on effects of radiation on materials (review), 613
  • Hasbargen, L., on ball and roller bearings
  • (review), 712
  • Haslett, B., on heat-exchanger tubes of elliptic section, 528
  • Hatfield New Town, new type of community centre at, 302
  • Haulage equipment for underground use (Becker-Priinte (Datteln)), 658
  • — Winch, “ Puller ” (ACE Machinery), 597 Hausherr (Sprockhoevel), automatic high-
  • pressure water infusors for coal mines, 658
  • Hausner, H. Hl., on effects of radiation on materials (review), 613
  • Hauy, Valentin, Association’s Braille Library, comment on, 27
  • Hawker Siddeley Group, review of activities and prospects in Canada, 209; activities in Australia, 210; reorganisation of Brush Group, 369; diversification of production, 522; integration of Brush Group with, 522
  • Hawker Siddeley John Brown Nuclear Construction Ltd., formation of, 73
  • Hawker Siddeley Nuclear Power Co., Ltd., graphite permeability reduced, 830
  • Hawksley Australia Pty. Ltd., activities and constitution of, 210
  • Hawranek, A., on steel bridges (book), 844 Hay, J. A., on electric or hot gas thermal ice
  • protection, 61 Haynes and Haynes, Ltd., plastics tube monitor,
  • 132
  • Hayward, C. W., on position and prospects of Firth Cleveland, 72
  • Hayward and Martin, Ltd., industrial artists and consultants, 613
  • Hayward Tyler and Co., Ltd., glandless motor pump unit for reactor circulating systems, 273
  • Hazel, A. C., on balance between production and sales, 415
  • HAZEL atomic reactor, details of, 262 HE15WP aluminium alloy for portal frames,
  • welding of, 50
  • Head, R. A., on gearing for control systems, 543 Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd., position and
  • prospects of, 136; sea transport of heat exchangers (booklet), 202; model of “ Counterflo ” induced-draught cooling tower, 274
  • Head, Wrightson Machine Co., Ltd., continuous galvanising plant at Ebbw Vale Works of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ltd., 79 Head Wrightson Processes, Ltd., Santa Fe
  • cylindrical timber scrubbers, 127; Santa Fe timber pipelines, 127
  • Headlamp. See Lamp
  • Health aspects of atomic reactors* 375, 764
  • — Engineering, diploma in, 472
  • — Industrial, Chief Inspector of Factories’
  • report on, 599
  • in Halifax (survey), 599
  • in pottery industry, survey, 599
  • Workers’, safeguarding, travelling seminar of World Health Organisation on, 46
  • — Organisation, World. See World
  • — Pneumoconiosis of coalminers, statistics on,
  • 139
  • — Royal Society of. See Royal Society of
  • Health
  • — Service, National. See National Health
  • Service
  • Heap, Joshua, and Co., Ltd., Duplex screwing machine for right and left-hand threads, 198
  • Hearing and noise: physiological aspects, by Prof. W. Burns, 608
  • Heat conduction, phonon, in low-temperature research, 679
  • — Conversion to electric power, 20
  • — Definition of, by S. H. Rendell, 428
  • — Electricity as source of, 549
  • — and the engineer, by Prof. O. A. Saunders,
  • 290, 383, 419. See LETTERS, 364, 428, 496, 528, 819
  • — Exchanger, “ Helitube,” with coiled tubes
  • (T. H. and J. Daniels, Ltd.), 167
  • for nuclear power station, model of, 233
  • — Regenerative, by J. E. Sayers, 496
  • — Regenerator as. See Regenerator
  • — Research programme at Mechanical
  • Engineering Research Laboratory, 548 Transport by sea (booklet), 202 Tubes, elliptical (TI Nuclear Engineer
  • ing, Ltd.), 403. See Correction, 528 Tubing, finned (Tube Products, Ltd.),
  • 366
  • — Flow in room with fire and chimney, by
  • T. Ferguson, 454
  • — Insulation. See Insulation
  • — Laboratory of Mechanical Engineering
  • Research Laboratory, 548
  • — Power systems, thermodynamics of, by
  • F. W. Hutchinson (review), 776
  • — Pump, domestic, discussion in Parliament
  • on, 767
  • — — Glandless, Plumett (Precision Electrical
  • Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 652
  • — Resistant alloy “ Nimonic 105 ” (Henry
  • Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 546
  • — Technology of atomic reactors, collection of
  • Soviet papers on, 571
  • — Transfer applied to engineering, by Prof.
  • O. A. Saunders, 419
  • in atomic power plant, Course on, 465
  • — — Characteristics of banks of tubes, by
  • J. M. Miller and G. F. S. Reising. 737 in cooling turbo-alternators, 420
  • — in deep underground tunnels, by A. W.
  • Pratt and L. F. Daws, 605
  • — in dropwise condensation, 420
  • in effusion cooling, 420
  • in engineering applications, by Prof.
  • O. A. Saunders-, 419 in furnace flames, 420. High-speed, regenerator as form of, 419 in hypersonic flight, 441, 442 Liquid metals for, 420. See LETTER, 528 by Prof. O. A. Saunders, 383 and steam condensation research at
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • — — for water processes, by Dr. D. B. Spald
  • ing, 45
  • — Treatment plant modernisation at Firth-
  • Derihon Stampings, Ltd., 452
  • — Waste. See Waste heat
  • Heater, air, oil fired, Beacon (John Thompson
  • Beacon Windows, Ltd.), 461
  • — Block, thermal storage, trials on, 32
  • — Cistern, wall mounting, rectangular (Santon,
  • Ltd.), 32
  • — Electric immersion, for liquid bitumen
  • storage tanks at Shell Haven (Heatrae), 191
  • — Fan, portable or wall mounting (General
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 32
  • — Immersion, for tea pots (Eltron (London),
  • Ltd.), 524
  • — Infra-red, domestic (Dimplex, Ltd.), 32
  • — Mats, electrical, for aircraft, by ftr. R. A.
  • Roper, 61
  • — Oil, tests on, 684
  • — Paraffin radiant (Sterling Incandescent), 224
  • — Thermal storage, “ Supa-Stor ” (Dulrae,
  • Ltd.), 524
  • Heating accelerators, glandless, Plumett (Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd., 652
  • Heating, central, small-pipe, force-circulation, 3
  • — Centre, appliances at, 192
  • — Chamber, Thermax, in injection moulding
  • machine, 449
  • — Coils for chromium plating baths, titanium
  • replacement of lead in, 847
  • — and cooling combined, thermoelectric
  • (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • — Domestic, heat flow in room with fire and
  • chimney, by T. Ferguson, 454
  • — Equipment, electric, for clogging prevention
  • in Gyrex vibrating screens (General Electric Co., Ltd1.)1, 133
  • — Floor, insulating, “ Onazote ” (Expanded
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 720
  • — Ingots, at beam mill at Lackenby works of
  • Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Heating Investments, Ltd., aluminium in electrical underfloor heating, 784
  • — Machine shop at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Missile, high-speed heat transfer in, 419
  • — Small-bore, copper tubes for (booklet), 524
  • — Space, equipment, “ Sill-Line,” for beneath
  • window sills (Copperad, Ltd.), 605
  • — Underfloor, electrical, aluminium in (Heat
  • ing Investments, Ltd.), 784
  • — and ventilating in deep underground tunnels,
  • 605
  • Engineers, Institution of. See Institution Heatrae, electric immersion heaters for liquid bitumen storage tanks at Shell Haven, 191
  • “ Heavenly turbulence ” phenomena in gas clouds, 414
  • Heavy water, American prices of, 301
  • — — from hydrogen, CJB process, 301
  • Moderated reactors. See Atomic reactors as moderator, 140
  • Plant, model of (Petrocarbon Developments, Ltd.), 10
  • — — Production by Constructors John
  • Brown, Ltd., 345
  • Hedley, Thomas, and Co., Ltd., policy on employee-management relations, 507; annual report and trading figures, 532; research expenditure, 532
  • Heenan and Froude Dynamatic dynamometers, Mark VIC, for gas-turbine test plant of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478; tyre test plants for Russia, 693
  • Hegel, philosophy of, 33
  • Heid “ Neomat ” copying lathe (Newman Industries, Ltd.), 167
  • Heidenreich and Harbeck, VDF news (trade publication), 277
  • Height-finder, radar, type S244 (Marconi), 560
  • Helicoid Flight Conveyor, Devayor conveyor for handling grain in bulk, 790
  • Helicopter. See under Aircraft
  • Heliport for South Bank of River Thames (Westland Aircraft), 63
  • Helisyn linear position control for computers (B.T.H. Co., Ltd.), 688
  • “ Helitube ” heat exchanger with coiled tubes
  • (T. H. and J. Daniels, Ltd.), 167
  • Helium liquefier (Arthur D. Little, Inc.), 678
  • — in low-temperature research, 678
  • — See also Liquid Helium Distribution Scheme Heller and Sons (Engineers), Ltd., “Permet”
  • unbreakable polythene stencils, 748
  • Hemp ropes, horizontal testing machine for, at National Coal Board’s Central Engineering Establishment (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • Henderson, G. P., Current British Directories, 327
  • Henley’s, W. T., Telegraph Works Co., Ltd., super grid extensions between Tilbury and Rayleigh, 128; failure of merger talks with Johnson and Phillips, 404; amalgamation with Associated Electrical Industries Ltd., 471
  • Henry, W. I., Calpean downdraught grate, 503
  • Heraeus, W. C., G.m.b.H., vacuum-melting furnaces at titanium melting plant of
  • I. C.I., Ltd., at Wilton, 28
  • HERALD atomic reactor (Aldermaston), 44; details of, 262
  • Herbert, Sir A., proposal for council on scientific projects, 258
  • Herbert, Alfred, Ltd., “XT” Coventry selfopening diehead, 461; Fellow-England gear shapers in *’ Link-Line ” automatic gear production, 646; distributors for Censor of Liechtenstein, 773; appointment of Col. C. W. Clark as chairman, 822; appointment of J. C. Blair as deputy chairman, 822
  • Herbert, Alfred. See also Alfred Herbert Paper
  • Hercularc, Ltd., exhibits at Essen Mining Show, 658
  • Hermann Goering Works, growth and activities of, 427
  • Heron, S. D., on sodium-cooled valves in aircraft engines, 528
  • Hess, A., on veteran cars, 820
  • Heuristic programming, artificial intelligence and, by Dr. M. Minsky, 728
  • Heyman, J., on computers for plastic theory calculations, 834
  • Heywood and Co., Communications and Electronics Buyers’ Guide, Who’s Who and Reference Book, 27
  • H.F. Industrial Services, Ltd., machine for welding P.V.C. sheets up to 50 in. long, 102
  • Hiab hydraulic loader for commercial vehicles (G. Cohen Sons and Co., Ltd.), 364
  • Hibbs, A. R., on scientific results from Explorer satellites, 371
  • HICAL high-energy liquid fuel, plant for production of (Callery Chemical Co.), 661
  • Hicks, Dr. R., on stresses in spherical pressure vessel, 203-204
  • HIFAR atomic reactor in Australia, 265 HI-FI cobalt 60 gamma food irradiator, 74 Higginbotham, W. H., on Edgar Allen and Co., Ltd.., 293
  • Higginson, Philip Hill, and Co., formation of British Shareholders Trust, 755
  • Higgs Motors Ltd., handbook (trade publication), 648
  • High Temperature Reactor Development Associates, Inc., helium-cooled atomic power plant project, 829
  • High Voltage Engineering Corp., Van de Graaff accelerator, 326
  • Laboratory at Enfield Cables, Ltd., 348 Higher National Certificate, mathematics for.
  • Vol. II: electrical, by S. W. Bell and H. Matley (book), TH
  • Highway Engineers, Institution of. See Institution
  • — Project, Federal Aid, consultants vs. state
  • highway department, 686
  • — See also By-pass; Motorway ; Road
  • Hilberry, Dr. N., on boiling-water reactors, 504; on radiation accident at Argonne National Laboratory, 540
  • Hill, J., on reproducing radiographs, 496.
  • Hill, Richard, Ltd., screen cloth (trade publication), 845
  • Hill and Smith', Ltd., structural steelwork for Harwell, 666
  • Hillman, H. V., principal, Norwood Technical College, 430-4; on technical colleges, 496
  • Hills, S. C., on industrial relations, 823
  • Hilltop community centre at Hatfield New Town, 302
  • Hilsch vortex tube, production of cold air by, by Lt.-Comdr. E. H. Otten, 154
  • Hilti system for fixing tools and studs to brickwork and concrete structures (Ucan Development, Ltd.), 8
  • Hinchingbrooke, Viscount, on disposal of railway branch lines, 12
  • Hingley, N., and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., reorganisation of ring shops for rolled ring production, 745
  • Hinkley Point atomic power station, capital cost and cost of power from, by P. Wolff, 14; Electrofeeder feed pumps for (G. and J. Weir), 14; cooling-water screens for (F. W. Brackett and Co., Ltd.), 170; model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; details of, 262; faulty fuel element detection system, 665
  • Hinton, Sir C., on A.B.C. of Atomic Energy (booklet), 170; on cost of electricity from atomic power stations, 436
  • Hire purchase, controls derestricted on, 395, 591 Rates reduced by Massey-Ferguson, 479 Hiring of personnel, as function of personnel " department, 691
  • Hiscock, Dr. W. G., on teamwork, the pattern of modem industry, 46
  • Hispano Suiza. See SocNte Hispano Suiza Historic aircraft, Nash Collection of, 723 Historical, Burrell Memorial, 100. See LETTER, 131
  • History of ball bearings, 593
  • — Bearing manufacture, 261
  • — Bicycle manufacture, 261
  • — and development of light cars, by C. F.
  • Caunter (book), 247
  • — Domestic grates, 500
  • — Enfield Cycle Co., Ltd., by R. A. Wilson-
  • Jones, 565
  • — and future prospects of welding, by J.
  • Strong, 745
  • — Richard Harlow and Son, Ltd., 499
  • — Hydraulics, by H. Rouse and S. Ince (book),
  • 57
  • — Kashmir valley floods, 572
  • — Martin, Black and Co. (Wire Ropes), Ltd., 693
  • — D. Napier and Son, Engineers, Ltd., 1808-
  • 1958, by C. Wilson and W. Reader (review)1, 649
  • — Old crafts, exhibits on, at Birmingham
  • Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • — Plumbing, proposed, by T. S. Masters, 820
  • — Royal Engineers, exhibits on, 687
  • — of technology. Vol. IV: industrial revolu
  • tion, by C. Singer, E. J. Holmyard, A. R. Hall, and T. I. Williams (review), 246
  • Vol. V (book), Ml
  • — Wind power, by R. Wailes, 138
  • — Windmills, by R. Wailes, 138
  • Hob head, tangential feed, for gear hobbing machine (W. E. Sykes, Ltd.), 562
  • Hobbing machine, gear. See Gear hobbing machine tools
  • Hobbs Transmission, Ltd., Mecha-matic transmission for commercial motor vehicles, 463
  • Hobday Bros., stereophonic radiogram, 328
  • Hobson, H. M., Ltd., Microjet pressure-ratio detector, 124; atomic-reactor control equipment, 273
  • Hodgson Committee on weights and measures legislation, 667
  • on weights and measures for solid fuel, plea for implementation of, 767
  • Hodfcinson, J., appointment as director of Wickman, Ltd., 471
  • Hoist block, electric (Matterson, Ltd.), 231
  • — See also Crane; Derricks
  • Holand, I., Proceedings of Second Symposium on Concrete Shell Roof Construction (review), 91
  • Holden and Brooke, Ltd., seventy-fifth anniversary, 136
  • Holden, H. L., on founders of Holden and Brooke, Ltd., 136
  • Holiday and Hemmerdinger, silicone compound (trade publication), 776
  • Holland, apprenticeship in, by H. A. Warren, 137
  • — Collective bargaining in, 143 Holland, E. R., underfed grates, 502
  • — gas production, 259
  • — See also Netherlands
  • Holman Bros. Ltd., school for mining engineers at Camborne, 611
  • Holmes-Elex electrical detarrers (trade publication), 90
  • Holmes, V., on training and opportunities for women in engineering (booklet), 551
  • Holmes, W. C., and Co., Ltd., Holmes-Elex electrical detarrers (trade publication), 90; exhausters and boosters (trade publication) 811
  • Holmsund Flooring, Ltd., Nyletter trapeziumshaped vinyl tiles for flooring, 192
  • Holmyard, E. J., History of Technology, Vol. IV: Industrial Revolution (review), 246
  • Holophane, Ltd., street lighting (trade publication). 153
  • Home ownership. Government assistance to building societies for, 632
  • Honeywell Controls Ltd., opening of new head office, 335
  • Hong Kong, International Commodities Exhibition at, discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • Honing machine, 11-in. (A. A. Jones and Shipman, Ltd.), 563
  • Hoods, fume, for laboratories of Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Corby, 802
  • Hoole, H. E., hopper-fed grate, 502
  • Hopper! Dr. G., on automatic programming, 728
  • — with rubber-lined guides for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • HORACE atomic reactor (Aldermaston), 44 Horkel depither for bagasse (Parsons and Whittemore/Lyddon Organisation), 36
  • Horological Institute, British. See British Horse-power, indicating continuously, by J.
  • Thillaimuthu, 527
  • Horticulture, electricity applied to, 288 Hoskins, G. O., engineering economics, book 1; elements of industrial organisation (review), 219
  • Hospital administration, method study in, 472
  • — Work study in, 823
  • — Year Book, 747
  • Hospitality to overseas visitors, comment on, 415
  • Hostess trolley, mobile, with thermoelectric heating and cooling (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • Hot plates electric, “ Vee-line ” (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 32
  • Hotels Information Service, London, activities of; 573
  • Hotshot wind tunnels for hypersonic flight investigations; 441
  • Houghton, D. S., on influence of frame pitch and stiffness on stress distribution in pressurised cylinders (book), 747
  • Hours of labour, overtime, comment on, by
  • B. G. Richardson, 271
  • Overtime, for union members only, in Birmingham transport department, 736
  • Saturday working resumption at pits, 405 Short-time working in steel industry, 271, 363
  • Houses, electrical installations in, by C. C Hyams, 848
  • — Heat insulation in, proposed bye-law for, 556
  • — Purchase, Government assistance to build
  • ing societies for, 632
  • — Roof frames, loading tests on, 189
  • — Service meter with repeater dial (Ferranti,
  • Ltd.), 96
  • Houseman and Thompson, Ltd., feed water treatment dosing injector for boilers and economisers, 461
  • Housing in Europe, Economic Commission for Europe meeting on, 128
  • Housing and Local Government, Ministry of, proposals for bye-law on thermal insulation of dwellings, 556
  • — Multi-storey, completion of L.C.C. contract
  • (Wates, Ltd.), 492
  • Howard, John, Co., Forth road bridge, 687. Howard Rotavator powered cultivator with attachments; 790
  • Howard, Stanley, Ltd., Skinner range of tapping head's, 789
  • Howden, James, and Co., Ltd., regenerators, by
  • J. E. Sayers, 496
  • Howell and Co., Ltd., elliptic heat-exchanger tubes, 528
  • Howitt, Sir H., remarks at Brighton conference of BIM, 754; on inflation, 837
  • H.P.lll (Treble One) military transport aircraft project (Handley Page), 296
  • HRE atomic reactor in U.S., 263 H.R.M., on teaching engineering design, 787 HRS atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • HTGC atomic reactor, 698; model of, 232; details of, 262; ducting arrangement in, 732
  • Reactor. See also Atomic reactor, high- temperature gas-cooled
  • Huddle, R. A. U., on high temperatures in gas-cooled reactor, 336
  • Hudson, F., on development of high-tensile aluminium-bronze propellers (publication), 546
  • Hudson Hope power plant project, 786 Hughes; Geo. H., Ltd., power equipment (trade publication), 776
  • Hughes-Johnson Stampings, Ltd., ultra-high- tensile steel forgings, 447
  • Hull Central Library, library interchange scheme, 445
  • — Rotterdam service of British Transport
  • Commission, “ Bolton Abbey ” passengercargo motorship for (Brooke Marine, Ltd.) 122
  • Human behaviour, theory of, by Z. M. T. Tarkowshi, 377
  • — Body, evaporation from, instrument for
  • direct determination of, 620
  • — Element. See also Individual
  • — Relations in high productivity, by Hon. R.
  • Wood, 46
  • in industry, report by committee on, 590 Problems of, by P. Drucker, 533 Problems, filmstrips on, 80 Reception of visitors, 376 Requirements Of job, 691
  • in shipbuilding industry, 735
  • Training to understand people.; by Z. M. T. Tarkowski, 377
  • Humber Super Snipe motor car, 470; new engine for, 567
  • Humidity measurement, development of methods for, by South African National Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, 620
  • — Soil, radioisotopes for measurement of, 635 Humphreys and Glasgow, Ltd., package power
  • nuclear reactors, 234; Lurgi gasification plant at Westfield (Fife), 591; hydraulically-operated mine car decking and; circulating plant at Glyncorrwg, 650; mine car retarders for Glyncorrwg South Pit, 651; radiation in coal drilling tests for Newton Spinney underground gasification plant, 666
  • Humphreys and Glasgow (Canada), Ltd., thorium recovery plant, 109
  • Hungary, hydroelectric power stations for Danube, 559
  • — Inflation in, 67
  • Hunslet (Holdings), Ltd., diversification and developments, 39
  • Hunt, R. J., and Son, Ltd., grey-iron castings (trade publication), 153
  • Hunterston atomic power station, 132 kV air-blast switchgear for (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 14; Goliath crane at, 45; progress at, 45; discussion in Parliament on load factor and power costs of, 75; plutonium manufacture at, 110; cooling-water screens for (F. W. Brackett and Co., Ltd.), 170; steam-raising unit for, model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; fuel element design, 437
  • Reactor, details of, 262
  • Hunting Aircraft, Ltd., cinema film of Jet
  • Provost aircraft, 107
  • Hurseal Group Heating Centre, appliances at, 192
  • Hurseal, Ltd., time switch for oil-filled electric radiators, 360; “ Dampa ” acoustic
  • ceiling, 556
  • Husain, L. A., on high temperatures in gas cooled reactor, 336
  • Hussey, Vice-Admiral G. F., elected Vice- President of ISO, 158
  • Hutchinson, A. C., on “Speak for Britain” advertising campaign, 495
  • Hutchinson, F. W., on thermodynamics of heat-power systems (review), 776
  • Huthsteiner, R. E., on prospects of Cummins Engine Co., Inc., 716
  • Hutton, G., on New Ways in Management Training (book), 91
  • Hvorslev’s equation applied to soil behaviour during shear, 409
  • Hyams, C. C., on electrical installations in houses, 848
  • Hydra-Digga, J. C. B., attachment for Track- Marshall crawler tractor (Thos. W. Ward! Ltd.), 597
  • Hydrams, Blake’s, sales technique for, 415 Hydraulic/air operated actuators, electrically controlled, for linear movement (Numa- tion, Ltd.), 512
  • — Buffer, for freight trains (Dowty), 813
  • — Engineering course at Delft Technological
  • University, 94
  • — Jacks. See Jacks
  • — Loader, Hiab, for commercial vehicles (G.
  • Cohen, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 364
  • Loadall 65 (J. C. Bainford, Ltd.), 191
  • — Pneumatic ram (Polymation, Ltd.); 37
  • — Press. See Press
  • — Pumps. See Pumps
  • — Rams, reconditioning of, 378
  • — Relay, gyro-controlled, for Vosper fin
  • stabiliser, 833
  • — Research, Iowa Institute of. See Iowa
  • - in U.S., 1958, by H. K. Middleton, 747
  • — Tilting-truck transfer ladle (trade publica
  • tion), 118
  • — Transmissions. See Transmissions
  • — Turbine. S'ee Turbine; Hydro-electric power
  • plant
  • — Valve mechanism in linear motion actuators
  • (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • Hydraulically-operated lifting table “ Bicep ” (Access Equipment), 756
  • Hydraulics and fluid mechanics; by E. H. Lewitt (book), 57
  • — History of, by H. Rouse and S. Ince (book),
  • 57
  • — Research Station, activities of, 12; tidal
  • model of Eyemouth Harbour, 808
  • — See also Hydrodynamics; Irrigation; Water Hydro-Chemie, Ltd., “ Formvac ” vacuumforming machine using “ Saroy ” plastics sheet, 38
  • Hydro-electric development and capacity in Canada, 258
  • Power, consumption in 1957, 330
  • Power, pumped-storage, projects in Scotland, discussion in Parliament on, 75 Power Commission of Ontario, NPD atomic power station, 169
  • Power plant, Hudson Hope project, 786 Power stations proposed for Danube, 559 Power supplies for W. Europe, 590 Project, Volta River, review of, 227 “ Hydroair ” drill heads (trade publication), 327
  • Hydrocarbon, fluorinated, Zero-mist, additive for chromium plating baths (Electro- Chemical Engineering Co.), 676
  • Hydrodynamic theory, Reynold’s, applicability to lubrication of plain bearings, by J. H. Halton, 59
  • Hydrodynamics. See Ship resistance Hydrogen, gas-flushing agents for removing from molten steel in ladle, 144
  • — Heavy-water from, CJB process, 301
  • — for hydrogen peroxide manufacture, 812
  • — Oil synthesis from, 748
  • — Peroxide manufacture by autoxidation
  • (Laporte Chemicals, Ltd.,), 812
  • — Production of, propane for, Stork margarine
  • works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • Hydrogenation of coal or oil, plant for experiments on, for gas production, 579
  • — for hydrogen peroxide manufacture, 812
  • — Plant at Stork margarine works of Van Den
  • Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133. See LETTER, 331
  • Hydrostatic transmission units for tractors (Joseph Lucas, Ltd.), 790
  • Hydrovane air compressor for trans-Antarctic expedition (Alfred Bullows and Sons, Ltd.), 597
  • Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd., electrically sequenced pneumatic transfer equipment, 254; electro-pneumatic aircraft stop valves, 397
  • Hypersonic Flight. See Flight
  • — Flow. See Flow
  • — Gun. See GUM
  • Hysteresis loss in friction of lubricated rubber, 838
  • Hysteresis rubber, and skidding resistance, by C. G. Giles and B. E. Sabey, 840
  • IAESTE. See International Association for Exchange of Students
  • IBM 421 accounting machine for Kardomah, Ltd., 668
  • IBM 604 electronic calculator for Kardomah, Ltd., 668
  • IBM 704 computing machine, application to plastic design, 835
  • IBM 7070 transistorised data processing system, 801
  • IBM Ramac 305 computer, disc memory in, 41 IBM United Kingdom, Ltd., data transceiver, 690; IBM 7070 transistorised data processing system, 801
  • ICBM. See Missile
  • Ice protection, aircraft, conference on, 61 Control systems, by E. O. Robertson, 61 Thermal, electric or hot gas, by J. A. Hay, 61
  • — See also Refrigeration
  • Icebreaker vessel, Lenin, atomic-powered, 600 ICI Transfer Scholarship Scheme, 691 Icing of aircraft engines, by W. Sherlaw, 61
  • — Conditions, aircraft for flying in, icing
  • standards and methods used to determine suitability of, by H. E. Le Sueur, 61.
  • — Standards and methods used to determine
  • suitability of aircraft to fly in icing conditions, by H. E. Le Sueur, 61
  • Ideas, inventions and patents: how to develop and protect them, by R. A. Buckles (book), 357
  • Igniter, coal, for updraught grate, CAMA, 501 Ignition of firedamp by stationary metal particles and frictional sparks, by F. P. Bowden and Dr. R. D. Lewis, 241
  • — Scheme, Luce, for thermonuclear devices,
  • by Dr. A. Simon, 168
  • Iley, G. N., comment on career of, 472
  • Ilford, Ltd., colour photography research arrangement with ICI, 435; Axoflex 105 document reproduction process, 747
  • Iliffe, C. E., on atomic ship propulsion, 602 Illumination. See Light; Lighting; Lamps
  • — Patterns of oil-burning reading lamp, by
  • H. Sutcliffe, 820
  • Illuminator, X-ray, for copying radiographs for reproduction, 643
  • ILS (instrument landing) system, 322 Image-converter tubes for photoelastic stress analysis, 250
  • IMEDE management development institute, activities of, 794
  • Imhoff, K., sewage treatment (review), 246 Immersion heater for teapots (Eltron (London), Ltd.), 524
  • — Pyrometer, optical, Foster-Platt (Foster
  • Instrument Co., Ltd.), 725
  • Immigrant ship. See Ships, passenger
  • Impact noise analyser, type 1412 (Dawe Instruments), 717
  • — Properties of ultra-high-strength steels, 446
  • — Tests. See Notch toughness
  • See also Izod
  • Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., titanium plant in Wales, 28; Dulux acrylic one-coat stoving enamel F664-line, 144; conversion of salt-carrying rivercraft, Decempedes, from steam to diesel drive, 189; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345, 346; plant for production of wrought beryllium, 375; rubber-covered Terylene conveyor belts for fertiliser plant, 424; collaboration with Celanese Corp, for Terylene production in US, 435; colour photography research arrangement with Ilford, Ltd., 435; retirements and appointments, 471; “ Portolite ” collapsible
  • liquid container, 498; position and prospects of, 499; Terylene conveyor belts, 672; ICI Transfer Scholarship Scheme, 691; Daltolac 24 polyurethane foam for heat and sound insulation, 847
  • — College of Science and Technology, wind
  • tunnel tests on Bluebird car, 200
  • Imports, aluminium, from Russia, 559
  • — Controls, relaxation of, 722
  • — Cotton, unions’ steps against, 199
  • — Dollar, control of, remarks by Sir D.
  • Eccles, 395
  • — Duty on machinery, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 767
  • — Machinery from US, position and prospects
  • of, 723
  • — New Zealand, freedom of, under new trade
  • pact, 773
  • — Plastics, failure of plea for increased
  • tariffs on, 773
  • Impresit Kariba (Pvt), Ltd., progress on Kariba dam, 807
  • Impulse counter, electro-magnetic (Inglis Knibb and Co.), 367
  • Incandescent Heat Co., Ltd.', rotary hearth furnace for Walter Somers, Ltd., 579
  • Ince, S., History of Hydraulics (book), 57 Incentive schemes, survey on, 691
  • Inch and metric system interchangeability, 640 Inco-Mond Magazine, Note on, 57
  • Income, national, and expenditure (1958), comment on, 394
  • — Tax allowance on technical books; dis
  • cussion in Parliament on, 175
  • — See also Salary; Wages
  • Incorporated Plant Engineers, new headquarters, 394
  • — Sales Managers’ Association, one-day
  • conference at Royal Festival Hall, preliminary notice, 415; annual conference, 611; sales organisation, by
  • S. Roberts, 611
  • Ind, Coope and Allsopp, association with John Labatt, 435
  • Independent self-sufficiency, Plain Words on, 226
  • Independent Television Authority, new station at Chillerton Down, 224; new transmitting station at Chillerton Down, IOW, 385; new station at Black Mountain, Belfast, 588; annual report, 727; extension of coverage, 727
  • Index, classified, of computer literature (Ferranti, Ltd.), 777
  • — Cumulative, note on, 152
  • — Publications, of Flight Safety Foundation,
  • note on, 187
  • — Subject, to Chemical Abstracts, note on, 187
  • — of Technical Articles, suspended publica
  • tion, 390
  • India, aircraft exports to, 34
  • — Assistance to small scale industry, 404
  • — Atomic energy in, 264
  • Power plans of, 793
  • — Reactor, ASPARA, in, 264
  • Reactor, ZERLINA, in, 265
  • — Battery production, 799
  • — Cinema films on steel output and uranium
  • prospecting in, 573
  • — Colombo Plan for steelworks construction,
  • 206
  • — Export drive of, 151
  • — Five year plan, assistance from US and
  • World Bank, 395
  • — Imports, engineering, and exchange situa
  • tion, 258
  • — Indus river territorial claims of, 751
  • — Industrial development programme, effect
  • of strikes on, 661
  • — Iron and steel industry of, growth of, 206
  • — London motor coach service, Indiaman, 494
  • — Steel industry progress, cinema film on, 573
  • — Technical personnel census, 16
  • — Third five-year plan, atomic power in, 793
  • — Uranium prospecting, cinema film on, 573 Resources in, 264
  • - Visit of Prof. J. Ram to UK, 599 Indiaman motor coach for London-India service, 494
  • — See also Dial gauges
  • Individual efficiency in industry, report by committee on, 590
  • — Problem of, study on, by C. H. Greenewalt,
  • 176
  • — the profession, and the Institution - (Civil
  • Engineers), by Prof. A. J. S. Pippard, 622 Induction furnaces. See Furnace, electric
  • — Motor. See Motor,, electric
  • Indus, River, irrigation projects, 751. See LETTER, 787
  • —- — Territorial claims to water benefits of, 751 Industrial and Commercial Finance Corp., effect of credit squeeze on, 15
  • — Co-Partnership Association, remarks on
  • exports at annual luncheon, by Dr.
  • P. Chambers, 660
  • — Court, recognised body on industrial
  • disputes, 573
  • — Design. See Design
  • — Psychology, National Institute of. See
  • National
  • — Relations, by S. C. Hills, 823
  • — Revolution, Vol. IV of History of Tech
  • nology, by C. Singer, E. J. Holmyard, A. R. Hall and T. I. Williams (review), 246
  • — and scientific research. See Depart
  • ment of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • — Selection Register, compilation by Minister
  • of Labour, 137
  • —r- Supervisors, Regional Conferences of. See Regional
  • — Training Council, formation and activities
  • of, 143; participation by other bodies in work of, 175
  • Industrial Trucks, Ltd., “ Aerolumin ” aluminium platform truck, 197
  • — Welfare Society, filmstrips on human
  • relations problems, 80; talk on social value of man’s job, by J. Marsh, 240; training course for foremen, 302; appointment at 10.30 (booklet), 376; suggestion scheme posters, 376; survey into expenditure on welfare of employees, 507; problems of human adaptation, by P. Drucker, 533; Annual Meeting (London): review of progress, by Viscount Monckton, 660; Successful Suggestion Schemes (booklet), 823
  • Industry, Canadian, ownership of, 66
  • — Careers in, and technical education, year
  • book of, 1958, by H. C. Dent (review), 516
  • — Class distinctions in, 533
  • — Contraction of, 344
  • — Economic problems in, by R. G. Morrison
  • (publication), 572
  • Industry, financing, by J. B. Kinross, comment on, 791
  • — Flames and, symposium on, 747
  • — Nationalised. See Nationalised; National
  • isation
  • — Noise in (booklet), 357
  • — and schools, conference on link between
  • (Cheltenham), preliminary notice, 428
  • — in South Lancashire (report), 791
  • — Spare capacity in, 2
  • — Welfare in, £ s d of, by W. Durham,
  • comment on, 507
  • Inertia platform, rockets and satellites, 286 Inertial guidance, principles of, 475
  • Inflation in China, 67
  • — Sir H. Howitt on, 837
  • — in Hungary, 67
  • — Lord Pethick-Lawrence on, 175
  • — in Poland, 67
  • — in Russia, 67
  • — United Nations World Economic Survey
  • on, 3, 67
  • Information and abstract service of British Plastics Federation, 681
  • — Central Office of. See Central
  • — Centres, national, discussion on, 692
  • — and communication practice in industry, by
  • T. E. R. Singer (review), 811
  • — Exchanges in scientific, educational and
  • cultural, discussion in Parliament on, 629
  • — Expenditure, statistics in, 692
  • — International organisation for scientific and
  • technological, discussion on, 692
  • — Legal, retrieval of, 729
  • — Machines, position and prospects of, 692
  • — Processing, International Conference on.
  • See International
  • — Retrieval, by J. Farradane, 755
  • — Scientific, International Conference (Wash
  • ington). See International Conference Russian and Czech, making use of, by
  • E. Gros, 445
  • and Technical, All-Union Institute for. See All-Union Institute
  • — Service, London Hotels, activities of, 573
  • — — Technical, in Europe (booklet), 187
  • — Technical, international guide to European
  • sources of (book), 844
  • Oral communication of, by R. S. Casey (book), 445
  • Russian and Czech, making use of, by E. Gros, 445
  • See also European Technical Observation Group
  • Infra-red domestic heater (Dimplex, Ltd.), 32 Projector (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 230
  • Infusors, water, automatic high-pressure, for coal mines (Hausherr (Sprockoevel)), 658 Inglis, C. J., the late, 460
  • Inglis Knibb and Co., electro-magnetic impulse counter, 367
  • Ingots, heating, at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Ingram’s Kaio-Kapnos downdraught grate, 502 Injection moulding machine for plastics components (Projectile and Engineering Co.), 449
  • Injector for boiler feed water treatment dosing (Houseman and Thompson), 461
  • Injuries, industrial. See Industrial injuries Inland waterways. See British Waterways;
  • Canal; River; Waterways
  • Innovation, investment in, by C. F. Carter and B. R. Williams (review), 747
  • Inspection of airborne components, AID techniques, 641
  • — Equipment, Censor, Alfred Herbert dis
  • tributor for, 773
  • — of factories. See Factory inspection
  • — and production departments, friction
  • between, by R. M. McKenzie, 344
  • — Service, welding (trade publication), 90 Inspector of factories. See Factory inspection Institute of Atomic Energy (Russia), thermonuclear research, 402
  • — of Aviation Medicine, Royal Air Force,
  • conference on space medicine, 527
  • — of Directors, full employment and stable
  • prices, by Lord Cohen, 632
  • — of Fuel, planned maintenance:, by J. C.
  • Veale, 426; symposium on flames and industry, 747
  • — of Petroleum. See also Institution of
  • Chemical Engineers
  • — of Research on Machine Tools and Metal
  • Cutting, machine-tool design and performance research, by Dr. J. Tlusty, 615
  • — of Transport, presidential! address on
  • management for transport, by Maj. Gen.
  • G. N. Russell, 573
  • — of Welding, presidential address on history
  • and future prospects of welding, by J. Strong, 745; British Commonwealth Welding Conference (book), 844
  • — See also Institution
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers :
  • Joint Symposium {with Institute of Petroleum) on Organisation of Chemical Engineering Projects: organisation of chemical engineering projects, by Sir L. Owen and C. J. Turner, 121; design duty and specification . of requirements, including site selection, by J. B. Asquith and L. S. Davis, 121; systems of project organisation, by K. M. Curwen, 121; systems of project organisation, by R. E. Bywater, 121:; function of the contractor, by L. B. Baker, 121; function of the contractor, by W. H. A. Webb, 121; programming and progressing systems and meeting completion dates, by J. O. Dugdale-Bradley, 122; programming and progressing systems and meeting completion dates, by W. V. M. Kelly, 122; cost estimating and control, by P. Brett, 122; plant commissioning, by
  • D. W. K. Barker, .122; plant commissioning, by A. F. Cottrell, 122; analysis and future use of project records, by S. T. Card, 122; analysis and future use of project records, by
  • R. Adams, 122
  • Engineers’ Guild to consider resolution on members of, for membership of Guild, 99; survey on shortage of chemical engineers; 507. See also 493; notes on laboratories for teaching of chemical engineering, 632 Institution of Civil Engineers, Presidential Address on The Individual, the Profession and the Institution, by Prof. A. J. S. Pippard, 622
  • — of Electrical Engineers:
  • ‘Symposium on provision of Adequate Electrical Installations in Buildings: multi-storey flats and maisonettes, by C. A. Belcher, 848; houses, by C. C. Hyams, 848; commercial buildings, by E. E. Jacobi, 848; small industrial premises, by J. A. Sharp, 848
  • Convention on microwave valves: Two level solid-state maser, by J. P. Gordon, 87
  • Education and training of student apprentices in electrical engineering (booklet), 97
  • Smith, Dorothy, MIEE, 199
  • Formation of Medical Electronics Discussion Group, 405, 493
  • Art, craft and rampart, by D. P. Sayers, 654
  • Conference on industrial training for professional engineers, 660
  • Convention on thermonuclear processes (London), preliminary notice, 734
  • — of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland,
  • Presidential Address on training courses, by Prof. J. Small, 472
  • — Engineering, of British Commonwealth,
  • Conference of, 493
  • Comment on activities of, 493
  • — of Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
  • waste heat recovery from diesel engines, by R. M. Tufnell, 610
  • — of Highway Engineers, inauguration of
  • Carlisle branch, 36; formation of Southern branch, 787
  • — Of Locomotive Engineers, mechanics of the
  • train in service of railway operation, by
  • S. O. Ell, 683
  • — of Mechanical Engineers:
  • Report on practical training, by D. B. Welbourn, 163. See also Vol. 185
  • Annual dinner: remarks on membership ineligibility of officers from RAF Training College, by Air Marshal Sir D. Boyle, 526
  • Symposium on Engine Noise and Noise Suppression: noise and hearing: physiological aspects, by Prof. W. Burns, 608; Reduction of internalcombustion engine noise by enclosure, by Dr. A. J. King, 608; Origins of diesel engine noise, by Dr. A. E. W. Austen and Dr. T. Priede, 608; Measurement of noise of motor vehicles, by Dr. W. Martin, 608
  • Conference on gearing, preliminary notice, 36; report by S. L. Harris, 543 Heat transfer for water processes, by Dr. D. B. Spalding, 45
  • Theoretical analysis of stresses in spherical pressure vessel, by Dr. R. Hicks, 203 Proceedings of international conference on fatigue of metals (book), 218
  • Ordinary meetings to be held on Wednesdays, 493
  • Summer meeting proposal in Switzerland, 493
  • Bulletin of British conference on automation and computation, 747
  • Automobile Division; Annual summer meeting at Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, 100
  • — of Mining Engineers, summer meeting:
  • safety aspects of underground transport in coal mines, by A. E. Crook, 90; colliery communication systems, by E. J. Kimmins and B. L. Metcalf, 90
  • — of Production Engineers, quality—its
  • creation and control (booklet), 185; Sir Alfred Herbert Paper on European Common Market, the Free Trade Area and the production engineer, by Sir C. Weir, 818
  • — of Structural Engineers, 50th anniversary,
  • special issue of Structural Engineer, 192; presidential address on jubilee of, by G. S. McDonald, 493; jubilee exhibition, 556; sphere for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, by N. T. Barrett, 734
  • — of Water Engineers, A Career? Water
  • Engineer! (brochure), 736; qualifications for membership of, 736
  • — See also Institute
  • Instituto per la Ricostruzioni Industriale, state-controlled holding company (Italy), 130; annual report, 727
  • Instruments, analytical, industrial (Elliott- Automation Group), 394
  • — for atomic energy study and development,
  • 324
  • — Control, for automated plant (Elliott-
  • Automation Group), 394
  • — and controls handbook, by D. M. Considine
  • (review), 746
  • — Electrical (trade publications), 550
  • — Engineering applications in agricultural
  • machinery, 790
  • — Exhibits at Farnborough Show, 297
  • — for humidity measurement, development of,
  • by South African National Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, 620
  • — industry, training of apprentices in, by
  • W. Stainsby, 176
  • — and instrumentation, symposium on litera
  • ture of, 649
  • — Landing system, 322
  • — Nucleonic, exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 765
  • — Panel!,.effect in road accidents, 469
  • — See also Scientific instruments Instrumentation in atomic energy, by R. B.
  • Stephens, 762
  • — Atomic power station, exhibits at Atoms for
  • Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 274
  • Instrumentation, atomic reactor, exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 274
  • — and instruments, symposium on literature
  • of, 649
  • — Neutron flux, 763
  • — for thermonuclear research, 765
  • — Training at Foxboro-Yoxall, 611 Insulation of cables at Aberdare Cables,
  • Ltd., 774
  • — Cable, spark tester for (Addison Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 5.62
  • — Electric, of shaft of traction motor reverser
  • switch, glass cloth for, 347
  • — of flame retarding polythene for coaxial
  • radio-frequency miniaturised cable (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 4
  • — Heat, Daltolac 24 polyurethane foam for
  • (ICI), 847
  • of dwellings, proposed byelaw for, 556
  • — Magnetic, in thermonuclear research, 400
  • — Meter for surface resistances (Shaw
  • Moisture Meters), 229
  • — Moulded amosite asbestos, “ Caposite,” for
  • Berkeley atomic power station (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • — Rock wool, “ Rocksil,” for Berkeley
  • atomic power station (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • — Sound, Daltolac 24 polyurethane foam for
  • (ICI), 847
  • of doors, 588
  • — Thermal, for Berkeley atomic power station,
  • contract for (Cape Asbestos), 170
  • Insulator, electric, low-temperature research on, 680
  • — Plastics, for pipes, Armaflex (Armstrong
  • Cork Co., Ltd.), 144
  • Insurance of atomic reactors, bill on, 603
  • — Life, statistics, British (1953-57), 599 Workers under, statistics on, 599
  • — National, Government policy on, 533 See also Pensions
  • Integral, exponential, for complex arguments, tables of (book), 844
  • — Transport, tables of, by W. M. Rogers and
  • R. L. Powell (book), 844
  • Integral, Ltd., electronic flow meter (trade publication), 188
  • Intellect, operational aspects of, by Dr.
  • D. M. Mackay, 728
  • — and programming, papers on, at symposium
  • on mechanisation of thought processes, 728
  • Intelligence, artificial, and heuristic programming, by Dr. M. Minsky, 728
  • Interavia silver jubilee number, 27 Interdependence in modern society, Plain Words on, 226
  • Interferometer, series, of D. Post, 249 Interferometry, optical, calibration of mirror extensometers by, by A. F. C. Brown, 180 Interfirm comparison for management (pamphlet), 362
  • Internal-combustion engines. See also Aircraft engine; Engine; Motor car engine; Motor boat; Tractor; Turbine, gas, etc.; see also British Internal Combustion Engine Research Association
  • International Association of Exchange of Students, annual report, 599
  • — Astronautical Federation, Annual Congress:
  • Explorers, by Dr. W. von Braun, 370; exploration of upper atmosphere with Sputnik III, by V. I. Krassovsky, 370; scientific results from Explorer satellites, by A. R. Hibbs, 371; radiation measurements from Explorer IV, by J. V. Allen, C. McIlwain and G. Ludwig, 371; analysing terrestrial radio and optical observations of earth satellites, by R. H. Merson, 371
  • — Atomic Energy Agency, annual report of
  • activities, 235; activities of, 265; fellowship granted by, 456; tenders invited for uranium ingots or billets, 793; tenders for uranium received, 830
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, assistance for India’s five- year plan, 395; review of activities for 1957-58, 494
  • International Combustion, Ltd., cinema film on steam and steam generation, 8; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; 550 MW boiler for Thorpe Marsh power station, 710
  • — Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition
  • (London), exhibits at, 462
  • — Commission on Radiological Protection,
  • activities of, 765
  • — Commodities Exhibition at Hong Kong,
  • discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • — Conference on Information Processing
  • (Paris), preliminary notice, 99
  • — — on Scientific Information (Washington),
  • report of, 692
  • — Congress of Aeronautical Sciences (Madrid,
  • 1958), 413
  • International Convention Concerning Carriage of Goods by Rail, on dangerous goods, 818
  • — Council of Aeronautical Sciences, first
  • international congress (Madrid), 363, 413, 441, 473
  • International General Electric, contract for atomic power plant in Italy, 438
  • — Geophysical Year, data centre at Radio
  • Research Station, 216
  • — Guide to European sources of technical
  • information (book), 844
  • International Harvester Co. of Canada, agreement with Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 822
  • — Institution for Production Engineering
  • Research, report on general assembly of (Britain, 1958), 614
  • — Inventors Exhibition (Brussels), gold medal
  • for Planstore equipment of James H. Randall and Son, Ltd., at, 151
  • International Journal of Air Pollution, note on, 187
  • — Labour Conference (Geneva), comment on
  • proceedings of, 760
  • — Monetary Fund, proposal for increase of
  • members’ quotas, 362, 495
  • International Nickel Co. of Canada, Ltd., cinema film on refining nickel from Canadian ores, 79; position and prospects Of, 201, 565; strike at, 565
  • International Organisation for Standardisation: Fourth Plenary Session (Harrogate'): Opening address, by Sir R. Duncalfe, 157; work on food containers, 157; work on screw threads, 157; machine- tools test code, 158; steam-generating plant test code, 158; work on nuclear energy, 158; nuclear-energy terminology, 158; work on radiation protection, 158; work on nuclear- reactor safety, 158; work on light metals and alloys, 158; work on copper and its alloys 158; work on cast iron, 158; work on steel, 158; work on steel testing, 158; election of new President and Vice-President, 158 Work on world standards, by J. C. Tysoe, 259
  • Comments on American non-activity in, 427
  • Proposal for Preferred numbers system for gauge thicknesses of sheet and wire, 676
  • — Railway Congress (Madrid, 1958), report
  • on proceedings, 518, 552
  • — Regulations for Prevention of Collisions,
  • revision call for, 271
  • International Synthetic Rubber Co., Ltd., new plant at Hythe, 499
  • — Transport Workers Federation, ban of
  • ships under flags of convenience, 199; boycott of flags of convenience ships, 787
  • — Union of Railways. See Office for Research
  • and Experiments of
  • Interplanetary Society, British. See British Interscience Publishers, Research Management, note on, 119
  • Interview studio, television, at Southampton, of BBC, 224
  • Inventions in aircraft industry, safeguarding of, 767
  • — and inventors, journal of, Lapis, 747
  • — and patents, how to develop and protect
  • them, by R. A. Buckles (book), 357
  • — See also Patents
  • Inventors Exhibition, International (Brussels), gold medal for Planstore equipment of James H. Randall and Son, Ltd., at, 151
  • — and inventions, journal of, Lapis, 747 Inverters, transistor, new range of (E. K. Cole,
  • Ltd.), 297
  • Investment, capital, allowed by municipal authorities, 686
  • — — Government policy on, 686
  • Investment casting with frozen mercury, Mercast process, 177
  • — German, overseas, 23
  • — in industry, Labour Party policy on, 130
  • —‘in innovation, by C. F. Carter and B. R. Williams (review), 747
  • — Private, in US, 41
  • — in Western Europe, 76
  • — See also Capital
  • Investor, small, remarks on, by J. B. Kinross, 755
  • “ Invincible Mk. II ” eight-wheeled commercial vehicles (Guy Motors, Ltd.), 359 Iodine, radioactive, for tracer test on drinking water, 108
  • Ion-chamber design, 762
  • — Injection as fusion device, 827
  • Ionides, M. G., on. help from West in Iraq, 173. See LETTER, 227
  • IOTA. See Index of Technical Articles
  • Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, History of Hydraulics, by H. Rouse and S. Ince (book), 57
  • Iran, industrial developments in, 35
  • Iraq, Civil Service of, salary of, 173
  • — Development of, by M. G. Ionides, 173.
  • See LETTER, 227
  • Board, formation and activities, 173; foreign contractors’ request for arbitration to, 722
  • Difficulties in, 722
  • — Help from West in, by M. G. Ionides, 173
  • — Industrial development in, 34
  • — Irrigation in, 173
  • — Oil industry, review of, 34
  • Iraq Petroleum Co., Iraq oil in 1957 (review), 34
  • — Revolt in, and effects on industry, 98 IRI. See Instituto per la Ricostruzioni
  • Industriale
  • Irish Government, television station for, offer by Pye (Ireland), 192
  • — Railways, “4-GF+” automatic coupler for
  • •(George Fischer, Ltd.), 511
  • Iron, cast. See Cast iron
  • — Castings. See Castings
  •  ?— Council. See Joint Iron Council
  • — Hand machine for handling pressed metal
  • stampings, formation of British company for manufacture of, by Sahlin Engineering Co., Inc., 661
  • — Influence of structure and properties of
  • galvanised coatings, by J. J. Sebisty and J. O. Edwards (book), 712
  • — Malleable, blackheart, foundry for (Shotton
  • Bros., Ltd.), 15®
  • — Ore. See Ore
  • — Oxide absorber and regenerator, fluidised
  • hot (Appleby-Frodingham), 223
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures,
  • 241
  • — Production, mechanical handling in, cinema
  • film on,126
  • — Roto-iron (Revo Electric, Ltd.), 32
  • — See also Cast iron; Ironmaking; Iron and
  • Steel; Steel; Metallurgy
  • — and Steel Board, annual report of, and
  • comment on expansion programme, 194; statistics for production of iron castings, 291
  • Federation, British. See British
  • Industry, crane safety in (pamphlet), 553 Industry, India, growth of, 206
  • Institute, special meeting in Belgium and Luxembourg, 145
  • Making in Poland, report (book), 218 Research Association, British. See British
  • Ironmaking, developments in, 145
  • — direct methods, 145
  • — Process, “ Cyclosteel,” 145 ORF, 145
  • Ironwork, structural. See Bridge; Floor; Roof; Structure
  • Iroquois turbojet engines for Avro CF105 Arrow all-weather interceptor (Orenda Engines, Ltd.), 542
  • Irradiation cabinets for group therapy (“ V ” Development, Ltd.), 593
  • — Food, 636
  • UN meeting at Harwell, 666
  • — Tar polymerisation increase with, 141 Irradiator, food, cobalt 60 gamma, HI-FI, 74 Irrigation equipment at Smithfield Show
  • (London), 790
  • — Indus river projects, 751. See LETTER, 787
  • — in Iraq, 173
  • — Nile river projects, 750. See LETTER, 787
  • Isaac, P. C. G., Treatment of Trade-Waste Waters and Prevention of River Pollution (review), 246
  • ISCON. See Indian Steelworks Construction Co.
  • Islington Public Libraries, annual report, 517 Isocrete Co., Ltd., sound and heat insulation of floors at Hur sea I Group Heating Centre, 192
  • Isokinetic dust sampling apparatus, “ Lisa ” (Longworth Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd.), 230
  • Isotope Developments, Ltd., nuclear instrumentation exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 274; package monitor type 210, 347
  • — Division of Atomic Energy Research
  • Establishment, work of, 14
  • — School (Harwell), 262
  • ISPRA-1 nuclear reactor (Italy), 13
  • Israel, atomic power station planned for, 793
  • — Development of natural resources, 258
  • — Sea-water desalting plant, 259
  • ITA. See Independent Television Authority Italian State Railways, electrification progress, 786
  • Italy, atomic power station for, 301
  • — Atomic reactors, 686
  • Reactor contracts, 438
  • — Coachbuilding industry contribution to
  • British motor cars, 530
  • — Engineering industries of. 77
  • — New Government for, 130
  • — State-controlled industries, policy change
  • foreshadowed, 130
  • — See also Latina atomic power station IXION thermonuclear apparatus, 335
  • Iyer, A. S. E., review of activities of National Small Industries Corp., 404
  • Izod test, comparison, with other notch toughness tests, 107
  • — Values of ultra-high-strength steels, 446
  • — See also Impact
  • JACKS, hydraulic, 200-ton, for roof raising in construction of new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon (Youngs (Lifting Appliances), Ltd.), 682
  • Jackson, Sir W., in U.K. delegation to Atomic Energy Conference (Geneva), 237; comment on training of craftsmen, 302
  • Jacobi, E. E., on electrical installations in commercial buildings, 848
  • Jacobs, J. C., on movement of soil moisture (book), 777
  • Jacobsen, L. S., On engineering vibrations (review), 810
  • Jacobson, M. A. I., on photoelastic experiments on bending stress in spur gear teeth, 543
  • Jaguar Cars, Ltd., Mark IX saloon motor car, 506; development of Borg Warner automatic transmission, 566; use of Burman power-assisted steering, 567
  • Jamaica, radio telephone link in, stand-by generator plant for (Austinlite, Ltd.), 135 James, R. I., and Partners, civil engineers for gas turbine test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478
  • Japan, atomic energy agreements with, 236 Power station project, 636 Ship propulsion developments, 602 — Shipbuilding industry, position and prospects of, 131
  • Jargon, Plain Words on, 458 JASON atomic reactor, details of, 262 J.C.B. Hydra-Digga attachment for Track-
  • Marshall crawler tractor (Thos. W. Ward, Ltd.), 597
  • Jeakes, J. W., underfed grate, 502
  • Jeep, aerial, 59K (Piasecki Aircraft Corp.), 474 Jenkins, A. H., on moving people on, 396 Jenkins, Robert, and Co., Ltd., ring-clamp boltless doors, 71
  • Jerricans for coal delivery in France, 791 Jersey, patents laws, 640
  • Jessop, Wm., and Sons, Ltd., titanium alloys
  • (trade publication), 776
  • Jesty, L. C., on relation between picture size, viewing distance and picture quality in television, 64
  • Jet aircraft. See Aircraft
  • Jet Pfovost aircraft., cinema film of (Hunting
  • Aircraft, Ltd.), 107
  • Jeumont-Heidmann camshaft mechanism for electric locomotives, 609
  • Jevons, Stanley, Tool Co., press lubricator (trade publication), 482
  • Jeweller’s workshop exhibit at Birmingham
  • Museum of Science and Industry, 453 J. G. Graves of Sheffield, self-righting Oakley lifeboat (William Osborne, Ltd.), 742 Jig boring machines for toolroom or light production (Newall Engineering Co., Ltd.), 4
  • — and fixture system, “ Wharton,” by J.
  • Wharton, 68
  • Job, comments on (survey), 691
  • — Social value of, by J. Marsh, 240
  • — See also Career
  • Joberg, Ltd., R-J methane indicator (trade publication), 90
  • Jodrell Bank radio telescope, used to track lunar probes, 295; report on action of consulting engineer at, 240; comment on cost of, 557; questionnaire on tracking lunar probes by, 624
  • Johns, D. J., on optimum design of multicell box subjected to given bending moment and temperature distribution (book), 747
  • Johns, G. W., updraught grate, 501
  • Johnson, Prof. D. C., on resonant effects on gear tooth load, 543
  • Johnson, H. W., on European installations for colour-anodising of aluminium, 616
  • Johnson, J., on uranium and thorium supplies, 374
  • Johnson, J. C., on resources of nuclear fuel for atomic power, 464
  • Johnson, L., Middle East tour by, 208. See LETTER, 332
  • Johnson and Phillips, failure of merger talks with W. T. Henley’s Telegraph Works Co., 404
  • Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., chilled and grain roll production, 520
  • Johnston, A. W., on comparison of notched bar tests, 107
  • Joints, cable, “ Polytel ” silicone-grease-filled polyethylene sleeve for (British Insulated Callenders Cables, Ltd.), 770
  • — Committee for Co-ordination of Cathodic
  • Protection of Buried Structures, progress in work of (pamphlet), 95
  • on Individual Efficiency in Industry, report on training of operatives, 533
  • — Iron Council, comment on Iron and Steel
  • Board’s statistics on iron castings, 291
  • — Nuclear Research Institute (Dubna), activi
  • ties of, 265; properties of 10 GeV synchrophasotron, 539
  • — Univeral, in ducts, design of, 704
  • — Welded pipe, worm hole reduction (Quasi
  • Arc), 223
  • Jones, A. A., and Shipman, Ltd., tilting and swivelling machine vice, 197; precision grinding and surface finishing machines (trade publication), 421; lj-in. honing machine, 563
  • Jones, E. Hywell, on economic aspects of the nuclear power programme, 436
  • Jones, J. D., on radiation shielding, 568
  • Jones, Air Marshal Sir O., on meetings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 493
  • Jones, T. C., and Co., trading position, 335
  • Joseph, S. C., on position and prospects of Clifford Motor Components, Ltd., 471
  • Joubin, F. R., bn world uranium reserves, 395
  • Journal of the Aero/Space 'Sciences, new title fi"’ Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences, 327
  • Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences, change of title, 327
  • Journal bearings. See Bearings
  • Journal of Nuclear Energy, parts A and B of, 170
  • Journal of Physics, Czechoslovak, translation of non-English articles in, 747
  • Journalists, National Union of. See National Union
  • Journees Internationales de Siderurgie, special meeting in Belgium and Luxembourg, 145
  • Jowett Cars, Ltd., change of name to Jowett Engineering, Ltd., 335
  • Jowett Engineering, Ltd., new name of Jowett Cars, Ltd., 335
  • Joy Manufacturing Co., position and prospects of, 201
  • Joyce, Dr. J. R. F., mechanical jet drill with aluminium derrick mounted on Land Rover motor vehicle, 37
  • Judge, A. W., Engineering Precision Measurements (book), 91
  • Jukes, J. A., on economics of nuclear power, 436
  • Jupiter rocket for U.S. Army lunar probe, 624
  • “ Just price ” policy of Servomex Controls, Ltd., 785
  • 59K aerial jet (Piasecki Aircraft Corp.), 474
  • Kaio-Kapnos downdraught grate, Ingram’s, 502
  • Kaiser Co. of America, Survey for Volta River project, 227
  • Kaldo oxygen converter steelmaking process, 145
  • Kailman, D., on blending versus re-enrichment for slightly enriched uranium, 142
  • KaMeWa controllable-pitch propellers for diesel frigates (Stone), 815
  • Kane, F. C., Ltd., carton loading machine, 497 Kanigen nickel plating process, 576
  • Kapitan, Opel, motor car, redesigned version of, 101
  • Kardomah, Ltd., computer installation, 668 Kariba dam, progress report, 807 Kashmir valley floods, historical note on, 572
  • Kate, H. H., handbook of layout and dimensions for production (review), 357
  • Kay, F. X., on industrial pneumatics, 544. See LETTER, 591-2
  • Kearney and Trecker, CVA Group 51-station in-line transfer machine, 102
  • Keelavite Hydraulics, Ltd., hydraulic components for mine car handling plant at Glyncorrwg, 650
  • Keeton, Sons and Co., Ltd., high speed guillotine for accurate shearing, 69
  • Keighley power station, Crompton Parkinson generators, 47 years service of, 563
  • Kellogg International Corp., model of ethylene plant from plastics components, 10
  • Kelly, W. V. M., on programming and progressing systems and meeting completion dates, 122
  • Kelvin and Hughes, Ltd., instrument components (trade publication), 550
  • Kelvin, S.T., trawler with transom stern (Cochrane and Sons), 771
  • Kendall Contracting Inc., forging manipulator for Walter Somers, Ltd., 579
  • Kendall, G. H., Sr., planning automatic assembly, 184
  • Kendall, M. G., statistical monographs and courses, 445
  • Kenhos automatic transfer machine, 185
  • — Straight-line assembly machines, floor
  • arrangement plans using, 184
  • Kennecott Copper Corp., increased operations of, 239
  • Kennedy, Prof. A. J., on fatigue since Wohler, 781
  • Kennett, V. A., visit to Moscow, 81
  • Kent, George, Ltd., Dall orifice for flow measurement (trade publication), 153; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Conference, 275; Multelec Mark 3 electronic strip-chart recorder, 275; reduction in trade, 335; Malayan subsidiary of, 369; retirements and appointments, 471; diaphragm units (trade publication), 776
  • Kent, Cmdr. P. W., on order position of George Kent, Ltd., 335
  • Kerry radial drills (Qualters and Smith Bros., Ltd.), 167
  • Kershaw, A., on Government grants for research, 12
  • Kestner Evaporator and Engineering Co., Ltd., glandless self-priming diaphragm pump (trade publication), 327; fiftieth anniversary , 598
  • Keswick Granite Co., sale of Ravenglass- Dalegarth railway, 623
  • KEWB nuclear reactor, power increase in, 45 “ Key-Conex ” non-ferrous compression fittings for drain pipes (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.), 848
  • Key Engineering Co., Ltd., skirting wiring duct, 784; “ Key-Conex” non-ferrous
  • compression fittings for drain pipes,848
  • K. G.S. Bearing Co., history of parent company, 261
  • Khlopkin, N. S., on atomic ship Lenin, 600 Kicksorters, multi-channel pulse-height analysers, 765
  • Kidde, Walter, Co., Ltd., emergency oxygen system for airliner passengers. 581
  • Kidric, Boris, Research Institute, radiation accident, 793
  • Killian, Dr. J. R., on scientific research, 18 Kilmorack hydro-electric project, 75 Kimmins, E. J., on colliery communication systems, 90
  • Kindersley, Lord, on position and prospects of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 15
  • Kinematics of linkages, by Prof. R. Beyer (review), 612
  • Kinetic heating in high-speed flight, 278
  • King, Dr. A. J., on reduction of internal-combustion engine noise by enclosure, 608
  • King, Prof. J. W. H., on accelerated curing tests on concrete. See LETTER, 36, See also Vol. 185
  • Kinross, J. B., on small investor, 755; on financing industry, comment on, 791
  • Kinsey, R. P., on reactor engineering, 730
  • Kipp spanners for machine tools (trade publication}, 357
  • Kirby, F. A., on Nestle training centre, Lausanne, 794
  • Kiruna iron-ore mines, Lysholm-type rotary screw compressors at, 490
  • Kitchen and Wade, Ltd., precision-type drillboring machine, 135
  • Kite Mark on electrical goods, discussion in Parliament on, 767
  • Manufacturers licensed to use (booklet), 588
  • Kivimaa, Dr. E., on cutting forces in sawing, 615
  • KIWI-A atomic reactor for rocket propulsion, 74
  • K and L Steelfounders and Engineers, Ltd., trading position, 335
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, service to Moscow, 389
  • Klystron, high-power, development by Mul- lard, Ltd., 642
  • — Reflex, by J. J. Hamilton (review), 577
  • — Stabilisation of (Elliott Brothers (London),
  • Ltd.), 87
  • Knapton, new malting plant for Associated British Maltsters, Ltd., 186
  • Knives for meat-slicing machines, nickel and chromium plating of, 576
  • Knock-out foundry. See Foundry
  • Knollys, Viscount, on position and prospects of Vickers, Ltd., 15
  • Kobayashi, K., on generation of remanent magnetisation of ferromagnetic minerals by chemical reaction, 349
  • Kofoed-Hansen, Dr. O., on self-sustaining thermonuclear reaction, 74
  • Kohler, H. K., cinema film on measurement of gear tooth root strain, 543
  • Kohnstamm, M., visit to London, 13
  • Kolb, A. C., on magnetic compression of shock preheated deuterium, 403
  • Kollbrunner, C. F., on strength of materials applied to plates (book), 712
  • Koloc, J., on grinding-wheel life, 615
  • Konecke, Dr., on position and prospects of Daimler-Benz AG, 369
  • Konimeter, Watson British type, for sampling industrial dusts (W. Watson and Sons, lad.),, 647
  • Korfmann (Witten/Ruhr), three-headed boring miner, 658
  • Korol, A. G., Soviet education for science and technology (review), 119
  • Korolyov, A. A., on rolling mills (review),, 713
  • Krabacher, E. J., on ceramic tools, 614
  • Krassovsky, V. I., on geophysical data given by Sputnik III, 370
  • Kriescher and Cie, machine tools (trade publication), 482
  • Kroll process for titanium production, 28
  • Krypton 85 in coal drilling tests, 666 — — Lamps at Harwell, 403
  • Ku, Y, H., on analysis and control of nonlinear systems (book), 327
  • Kugelfischer Georg Schafer Co., foundation and activities of, 261
  • Kuwait airport, Frederick S. Snow and Partners appointed consultants for, 103
  • Kuwait Oil Co., Ltd., Mina al Ahmadi oil refinery, 404
  • Kuzhetsov, V. D., on surface energy of solids (book), 218
  • Kwikform, Ltd;, plywood panels for wall formwork, 160
  • Kynmore Engineering Co., Ltd., potentiometer drives, 688
  • LABATT, J., association with Ind Coope and Allsopp, 435
  • Laboratories, Admiralty Engineering. See Admiralty
  • — of AID (Harefield), 641
  • — Heat, of Mechanical Engineering Research
  • Laboratory, 548
  • — High-voltage, at Enfield Cables, Ltd., 348
  • — National Chemical. See National Chemical Laboratory
  • Physical. See National Physical Laboratory
  • — Radiation, of Texas Co., 427
  • — Science, school, grants for, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • — of Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Corby, 802
  • — for teaching chemical engineering, notes on, 632
  • — United States Naval Research? See United States
  • Labour composition, changes in, 823
  • — Conference, International. See International
  • — Dismissals in German steel industry, 112
  • — Disputes in shipbuilding industry, 760
  • — Farm, use of pools, 112
  • — Hiring and firing of, 691
  • — Hoarding of, comment by Prof; A. J. Brown, 302
  • — Hours of. See Hours of Labour
  • — Management relations. See Management
  • labour relations
  • — and National Service, Ministry of: com
  • pilation of Industrial Selection Register of firms wishing to leave London, 137; conciliation in industrial disputes, 176; earnings and wages statistics, 271
  • — Party, plan for progress (pamphlet), 130
  • — Problems in N. Rhodesia copper mines, 376
  • — Record, steel industry’s (booklet), 357
  • — See also Hours of labour; Strikes; Wages,
  • etc.
  • Labovitch, C., directory of opportunities for school leavers (review), 516
  • La Brugeoise et Nivelles, electric locomotives for Belgian Congo, 609
  • Ladle, transfer, tilting-truck, hydraulic (trade publication), 118
  • Laing, John, and Son, Ltd., new hangar for Beverley aircraft at Abingdon, 682
  • Laing, John, and Son (Holdings), Ltd., overseas projects, 103
  • Laing, M., on progress on London-Birmingham Motorway, 26
  • Laing, W. K., on future outlook for contracting industry, 103
  • Lamb, J., the late, 228
  • — Lateral extensometer, properties of, 181
  • Laminated glass production at Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 58
  • Windscreen in road accidents, 468
  • Laminating of glass at Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., 59
  • Lamp, headlamp bulb, double-filament, for automobiles (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 32
  • — Krypton 85, 403
  • — Oil-burning, reading, illumination patterns
  • of, by H. Sutcliffe, 820
  • — Projector, miniature, 500 watt, Al/176
  • (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 32
  • — Signalling, lightweight (General Electric),
  • Iff
  • — Sodium, 280 W, Osram Integral (GEC), 461
  • — Warning, press-to-test, for industrial or
  • aircraft use (Dowty Nucleonics, Ltd.), 6
  • Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto Co., price reductions by, 716
  • Lancashire Dynamo Nevelin, Ltd., Nevimag drive (trade publication), 550; motor controllers (trade publication), 648; Varimag variable speed drives, 656
  • — and Merseyside Industrial Development
  • Association, industry in South Lancashire (report), 791
  • — South, industry in (report), 791
  • Lancaster Canal, British Waterways maintenance workshop for, 587
  • Land valuation, dual, removal under Town and Country Planning Bill, 591
  • Landberg, Prof. P., on deep-drawing experiments, 615
  • Landing, aircraft. See Aircraft
  • — Gear design, by H. G. Conway (book), 247
  • — by instrument, I.L.S. system, 322
  • — Visual glide path indicator at Blackbushe
  • Airport, 449
  • Langhaar, H. L., on general theory of buckling, 777
  • Langham Thompson, J., Ltd., miniature quartz crystal clock, 620
  • Langitex non-slip pulley wheels (Cork Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 563
  • Langley Alloys, Ltd., “ Multi-seal ” alloy gate Valves, 384
  • Language, English and Russian as main scientific, 692
  • Lapis, journal of inventions and inventors, 747
  • Laplace’s equation in photoelastic stress analysis, 249
  • “ Lapmaster ” lapping machines, exhibition of (Payne Products international, Ltd.), 843 Laporte Chemicals, Ltd., hydrogen peroxide manufacture by autoxidation, 812
  • Lapping machines, “ Lapmaster,” exhibition of (Payne Products, International, Ltd.), 843
  • Lassally, A., on paying wages monthly, 496 Latex compounds and adhesives, new plant for, at Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., 38
  • Lathe, automatic, Acme-Gridley six-spindle (B.S.A. Tools, Ltd.), 365
  • Multi-tool and profile turning, P5 (Churchill-Redman, Ltd.), 367
  • “ XT ” Coventry self-opening die-head for (Alfred Herbert, Ltd.), 461
  • Lathe, brassworker’s, exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • — Centre, for roll machining at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Copying, Heid “ Neomat ” (Newman In
  • dustries, Ltd.), 1'67
  • — High-precision, Antarctica (Murad Deve
  • lopments), 197
  • — Profile boring, for diesel engine piston
  • heads (Denhams Engineering Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — Screw-cutting, Maudslay’s, replica for
  • Wilkie Foundation (George Wailes and Co.), 198. See LETTER, 331
  • Latin America, Economic Commission for, creation of free trade zone, 559
  • Latina atomic power station, details of reactor for, 693; television equipment contract for (Pye, Ltd.), 793
  • Launch, motor. See Motor boat
  • Launching of Leonardo da Vinci, liner, 786
  • — of Universe Apollo, tanker, 786
  • Laurence, Scott and Electromotors, Ltd., analogue computer for induction motor design (A. V. Roe and Co.), 188; crane control (trade publication), 648; permanent exhibition of electrical plant, 726; Ward Leonard “ packaged ” control gear set, 726; “Selector” d.c. cargo winch, 726; Pitt Scott automatic tension winch, 726; “ Trislot ” a.c. motor, 726; “ N-S ”
  • variable-speed a.c. motor, 726; “ Speedmaster ” single-unit converter, 726; “ Revcon ” crane control system, 726; a.c. machinery for operation of ships’ auxiliaries, 726
  • Law, R. J., on history of screw-cutting lathes, 331
  • — and trade unions, by Lord Denning, 16 Lawshe, C. H., on subception, 691 Laycock-Knorr air-brake for “ Sir Brian
  • Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Layout for production, handbook of, by H. H. Katz (review), 357
  • L-D process. See Linzer Dilsenverfahren
  • L. D.A. See Lead Development Association Lead Development Association, activities of, 118
  • — Influence on structure and properties of
  • galvanised coatings, by J. J. Sebisty and J. O. Edwards (book), 712
  • — Replacement by titanium, in heating coils
  • of chromium plating baths, 847
  • Leader pressed steel motor cycle (Ariel), 164 Leadership, conference on, British Institute of Management, 393
  • — Qualities, by Lord Montgomery, 685 Leak detectors, electronic, 288
  • Learning machines, papers and discussion on, 729
  • Lecturers. See Teachers
  • Lee, E., on longitudinal permeability of hardwoods and softwoods, by D. N. Smith and
  • E. Lee (book), 747
  • Lee-McCall prestressing system, Macalloy wedge grip anchor for use with, 605
  • System of vertical bars in construction of Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Leeds and Liverpool Canal, British Waterways, maintenance workshop for, 587
  • — Sheffield motorway, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 175
  • Legal information, retrieval of, 729
  • — World, automation in, by Dr. Mehl, 729 Lehrbriefe, refrigeration plant instructional
  • letters, 459
  • Leicester, Lovell, and Co., Ltd., hardeners for Epophen epoxide resins, 782
  • Leighton, J., hopper-fed grate, 502 Leipzig trade fair, comment on, 547 Lenel, K. R., on “ middle-aged bachelor,” 291 Length-measuring machines for up to 30 ft, by Dr. F. H. Rolt, C. Godfrey, and S. C. Bottomley, 615
  • Lenin atomic-powered icebreaker vessel, 600 Leonardo da Vinci, Italian liner, launching of, 786
  • Leslie, John, updraught grate, 501
  • Le Sueur, H. E., on icing standards and methods used to determine suitability of aircraft to fly in icing conditions, 61
  • Letter sorting machine, automatic, prototype, 149
  • Machines, electronic, for Post Office (Thrissell Engineering Co., Ltd.), 243
  • Level gauges, radioisotopes for, 635
  • Tank, electronic, Gilbarco (Firth Cleveland Instruments, Ltd.), 166
  • — Indicators, electronic (Fielden Electronics),
  • 790
  • Double-diaphragm, for silos (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 384
  • “ Level-Ride ”, Leveroil, vehicle seat suspension system (A. W. Chapman, Ltd.), 657
  • Levenson, M., on pyrometallurgical reprocessing, 465
  • Leveroil “ Level-Ride ” vehicle seat suspension system (A. W. Chapman, Ltd.), 657 Levin, Dr. N., appointed deputy director of Atomic Weapons Research Establishment of UKAEA, 170
  • Levitation melting of high-purity metals, 20 Lewis, R., on “ The Boss,” comment on book, 685
  • Lewis, Dr. R. D., on ignition of firedamp by stationary metal particles and frictional sparks, 241
  • Lewis, Dr. W. B., views on D2O reactors, 44 Lewisham railway accident; by K. F. H.
  • Murrell, 195-6. See LETTER, 259
  • accident, comment on report on, 129. See LETTERS, 195-6, 259, 395
  • Lewitt, E. H., hydraulics and fluid mechanics (book), 57
  • Lexicon microfilm and fiche reader (Micro Methods, Ltd.), 390
  • Leyland and Birmingham Rubber Co., Ltd., Terylene conveyor belts, 672
  • Leyland-Holl arid N-V, conversion of Leyland trucks to conform with Dutch and German regulations, 359
  • Leyland Motors, Ltd., representation overseas, 611
  • Liardet, G. E., on diversification and expansion policy of Simms Motor and Electronics Corp., 103
  • Librarian, on being a, by R. L. Collison, 577
  • Library Association, readers guide to mechanical engineering, 421; library classification and the field of knowledge, by D. J. Foskett (pamphlet), 551; rubber: natural and synthetic, by E. R. Yescombe, 577
  • — Braille, Valentin Haiiy Association, com
  • ment on, 27
  • — Classification and the field of knowledge, by
  • D. J. Foskett (pamphlet), 551
  • — Hull Central, library interchange scheme,
  • 445
  • — Interchange scheme at Hull Central Library,
  • 445
  • — Islington Public, annual report, 517
  • — Loans, international: problems encoun
  • tered at Library of USSR Academy of Sciences, 713
  • — London, periodicals of mathematics and
  • allied subjects in, union list of 845
  • — Manchester Public, annual report, 713
  • — Sheffield Central, bibliography on com
  • parisons of plastics with steel, 613
  • — Special and Information Bureaux, Associa
  • tion oft See Aslib
  • — Westminster Public, annual report, 517 Licences, manufacturing, for new products,
  • selling in U.S., 151
  • Licensing of atomic reactors, bill on, 603
  • “ Licks,” mineral, for sheep and cattle, powder compacting press for (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • Liddle, R. S., sales policy and production efficiency, 837
  • LIDO atomic reactor, 235
  • Reactor, details of, 262
  • Life assurance statistics, British (1953-57), 599
  • — Rafts, manufacture in U.S. by British
  • company, 208
  • — Saving appliances on transom stern trawler
  • S.T. Kelvin, 771
  • Lifeboat Institution, Royal. See Royal
  • — Self-righting, Oakley, J. G. Graves of Sheffield
  • (William Osborne, Ltd.), 742
  • Lifts, electric, by R. S. Phillips (book), 648
  • Lifting table, hydraulically-operated, “ Bicep ” (Access Equipment), 756
  • — — Transportable hydraulic, Sherpa (Salis
  • bury Engineering), 398
  • Light (book), 218
  • — Metals and alloys, ISO work on, 158 Light-Metal Forgings, Ltd., ultra-high-tensile
  • steel forgings, 447
  • — polarised, in photoelastic stress analysis, 248 —- — sources of, 250
  • Lighting, ceiling, Pyramid translucent system (Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • — Fittings, fluorescent, submersible and dust
  • proof (A.E.I. Lamp and Lighting Co., Ltd.), 32
  • Surface diffuser (A.E.I. Lamp and Lighting Co., Ltd.), 32
  • — Fluorescent, transistor-inverter system in
  • “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow express, (G.E.C.), 222
  • — — Transistor-oscillator inverter system, for
  • Vickers Vanguard airliner (G.E.C.), 222
  • — in hyperbolic shell roof building, 587
  • — Machine shop at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Natural, provision for, at high-voltage
  • laboratory of Enfield Cables, Ltd., 348
  • — Street (trade publication), 153
  • — Systems, pressurised (General Electric Co.,
  • Ltd.), 71
  • — See also Lamps; Lights
  • Lightning interceptor aircraft (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 341
  • Lindars automatic control unit in centralised tanker filling control, 11
  • Linear motion actuators, electrically controlled, air/hydraulic (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • — Position control, Helisyn, for computers
  • (B.T.H. Co., Ltd.), 688
  • — Programming and economic analysis, by
  • R. Dorfman, P. A. Samuelson and R. M. Solow (review), 612
  • Liner, Leonardo da Vinci, launching of, 786
  • — Oriana, transverse propulsion for (Vickers-
  • Armstrongs), 222
  • — See also Ships
  • Linings, brake, research at Ferodo Centre, 779 fl sintered, research at Ferodo Centre, 280
  • — Rubber, for uranium production (Dunlop
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 170
  • Link Belt Co., in-line quadruple-reduction gearbox, 561
  • — between schools and industry, conference
  • on (Cheltenham), 428
  • “Link-Line” automatic gear production (Churchill Gear Machines, Ltd.), 646
  • Linkages, kinetics of, by Prof. R. Beyer (review), 612
  • Linsley, H. E., on machine tools, 483
  • Linzer D ii sen ver fahren oxygen converter steel-making process, 145
  • Liquefier, helium (Arthur D. Little, Inc.), 687 Liquid container, collapsible, “ Portolite ”
  • (Marston Excelsior), 498
  • — Extraction, automatic conveyor press for
  • (Modern Mechanisation, Ltd.), 92
  • — Foaming, dispenser for (Liquid Systems,
  • Ltd.), 70
  • — Fuel. See under specific types of liquid fuel
  • — Helium Distribution Scheme, functions of,
  • 679
  • — Metals. See Metals
  • — Oxygen. See Oxygen
  • — in roof tanks, gauge for average temperature
  • measurement in, 816
  • — Solids separation in biological treatment of
  • sewage and industrial wastes, by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • Liquid Systems, Ltd., dispenser for foaming liquids, 70; Schlegel filters for continuous ultra-fine filtration, 70
  • “ Lisa ” isokinetic dust sampling apparatus (Longworth Scientific instrument Co., Ltd.), 280
  • Lita daylight partitioning (trade publication), 327
  • Literature searching, by Prof. Bar-Hillel, 729
  • Litter Act (1958), powers of, 199
  • — New legislation on, 199
  • Little, Arthur D., Inc., research organisation of, 19; helium liquefier, 678
  • Liverpool. See also Leeds and Liverpool Canal Livesley, R. K., on introduction to automatic digital computers (review), 187; programming of automatic plastic design, 835 Llanddona radio transmitting station of BBC, 456
  • Lloyd, Rt. Mon. G., on teacher training colleges, 439; Open Letter by The Editor on school-leaving age proposal by, 459. See LETTERS, 495, 687
  • Lloyd, Brigadier, T. I., conversion of railways into roads, 534
  • Lloyds Register of Shipping Register Book 1958-59. Vols. I-III (books), 218
  • LMFR atomic reactor, 696
  • Load factor of atomic power stations, 436 by C. T. Melling, Plain Words on, 654
  • — Indicating mechanism on horizontal testing
  • machine for National Coal Board (W. &
  • T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • — Measuring unit, twin-cylinder, on horizontal
  • testing machine for National Coal Board (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • — and torque calculation in hot flat rolling,
  • by P. M. Cook and A. W. McCrum (book), 445
  • Loadall 65 hydraulic loader (J. C. Bainford, Ltd.), 191
  • Loader, dual pivot, for use with industrial tractor (David Brown), 196
  • — Force-feed, Athey 7-11, 725
  • — High, side-tipping bucket for (E. Boydell &
  • Co., Ltd.), 26
  • — Hydraulic, Hiab, for commercial vehicles
  • (G. Cohen, Sons and Co-., Ltd.), 364
  • Loadall 65 (J. C. Bainford, Ltd.), 191
  • — Pallet, semi-automatic (W. and C. Pantin,
  • Ltd.), 561
  • — Shearer, for coal mines (Eickhoff (Bochum)),
  • 658
  • — Underground, pushing cylinders for (trade
  • publication), 713
  • Loading calculations for ship structures, 386
  • — Tests on house roof frames, 189
  • — and unloading facilities at Selfridge’s, 741 Loadmaster 3000 tractor shovel (Chaseside
  • Engineering), 596
  • Lobber ballistic cargo missile (General Dynamics Corp.), 744
  • Local authorities. See Municipal
  • Lockbolt fastener, Avdel (Aviation Developments, Ltd.), 124
  • Lockett, G. E., on high temperatures in gas- cooled reactor, 336
  • Lockheed disc brake design, 566
  • Locomotives under construction in 1958, 35
  • — Diesel, four-stroke, water-cooled, 519 Main-line, for British Railways, 226 for railcars, 519
  • Shunting, new version of (John Fowler and Co. (Leeds), Ltd.), 528
  • Standardisation of, 519
  • under construction in 1958, 35
  • — — Electric, Co-Bo, for London Midland
  • Region, 757
  • Electric, for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 757
  • Electric main-line, D5000-D5029, for British Railways, 221
  • Electric, main-line, for British Railways, 226
  • Electric, under construction in 1958, 35 Hydraulic, main-line, for British Railways, 226
  • Hydraulic, “ Sir Brian Robertson,” 123 Hydraulic, under construction in 1958, 35 Mechanical, under construction in 1958, 35
  • — Electric, 50-cycle, for Belgian Congo, 609 a.c., 25 kV, E1000, inaugural run on
  • British Railways, 724; for Midland Region of British Railways, 758
  • — — Jeumont-Heidmann camshaft mech
  • anism for, 609
  • Main-line, under construction in 1958, 35 Maintenance and repair of, 519
  • Midget battery-operated, for inside Rock of Gibraltar (Tomlinson (Electric Vehicles) Ltd.), 657
  • — — Rectifiers for, 609
  • — Engineers, Institution of. See Institution
  • — Giesl front-end for, 629
  • — Main-line, under construction in 1958, 35
  • — Shunting, under construction in 1958, 35
  • — Steam, under construction in 1958, 35
  • — Welding, for coal mines (Ruhrdynamo
  • (Duisberg)), 658
  • Locus in electrical engineering, 354
  • Lodge Plugs Ltd., trading position, 471
  • Loewy hydraulic extrusion press, reconditioning of rams with Nicol and Andrew “ Master Hone,” 378
  • Logarithms, natural, table for arguments between five and six decimal places (book), 712
  • Logical circuits, electrochemical growing of, by G. Park, 729
  • Londex, Ltd., sensing device as rotation indicator, 11; type R.E. low current electronic relay, 388; miniature relays (trade publication), 713
  • London Airport, noise tests at, 394; strike at, comment on, 533; strike committee leader to be sued, 572; strike of engineering maintenance workers, 794; test house for Dart propeller-turbine aero engine at (BEA), 553
  • — Birmingham Motorway, progress report on,
  • 26
  • — Buildings, construction of (book), 57
  • — County Council, construction of buildings
  • in London (book), 57; scheme for industrial firms to leave London, 137. See also 439; multi-storey housing contract, Wimbledon Common, 492; ambulances with plastics bodies,1, 644
  • London Crematorium Co., Ltd., bid for shares of, by Amalgamated Tobacco Corp., Ltd., 80
  • — Electricity Board, scrap cable, inquiry into
  • methods of, 175
  • London heliport on South Bank of River
  • Thames (Westland Aircraft), 63
  • — Hotels Information Service, activities of, 573
  • — India motor coach service, Indiaman, 494
  • — Libraries, periodicals of mathematics and
  • allied subjects in, union list of, 845
  • London Majesty, motor tanker, generator with main-engine drive for, 744
  • — Moving from, exhibition on, 439. See also
  • 137,
  • London and Overseas Freighters, Ltd'.! main- engine drive for generators in tankers London Victory and London Majesty, 744
  • — Press Exchange, closed circuit television and
  • telecine installation for television advertisement auditions, 81
  • — Road problem competition, 687
  • — Scheme for industrial firms to leave, 137!
  • See also 439
  • — School of Economics, research into
  • questionnaires, 507
  • — Traffic, plea for single regulating authority,
  • 832
  • — Transport Executive, aluminium foiling
  • stock for Metropolitan Line, 190; apprentice training centre at Acton Works, 199; tests on castor oil for rear-axle lubrication, 223; rolling stock order for Piccadilly Line, 261; operational research on flow of passengers in subways and on stairways, 2451 See LETTER, 396; bus workers’ views on cuts in schedules, 344; glass cloth insulation of traction motor reverser switch shaft, 347; comment on criticisms of Chambers Committee of inquiry (1953), 363. See LETTER, 428, 496; passenger statistics,1, by R. M. Robbins, 496; programme-controlled railway signalling at Watford, for Metropolitan Line, 639; twin-track travolator for Bank platforms of Waterloo and City Line, 784
  • — Underground railways. See Underground;
  • London Transport Executive
  • — University, union list of periodicals of
  • mathematics and allied subjects in London libraries, 845
  • London Victory motor tanker, generator with main-engine drive for, 744
  • London Warming Co., Florence downdraught grate, 503
  • Long Beach, atomic-powered cruiser, 665
  • — Welded rails. See Railway rails
  • Longden, H. A., on efficiency of mining industry, 687; on replacement costs of conveyors for Coal Board, 846
  • Longitudinal permeability of hardwoods and softwoods, by D. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • Longlife Battery Depot, dispute with Dunlop Rubber Co., 303
  • Longworth Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd., “ Lisa ” isokinetic dust sampling apparatus, 230
  • Loop for testing ceramic fuel element in PLUTO, 234
  • Lopulco coal mills for boiler for Thorpe Marsh power station, 711
  • Loran system, US navigation aid, 315, 316
  • Lorant and Co., Ltd., “ Rindis ” rotary disc filing machine, 379
  • Lorant Engineers (London), Ltd., Kipp spanners for machine tools (trade publication), 357
  • Lord, T. H., microbiology of water and sewage (review), 246
  • Lorenz, G., on “ Not Go ” screw plug gauges, 615
  • Lorries. See Motor vehicle
  • Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Scylla thermonuclear device, 796
  • Lotus Elite coupe motor-car, plastics in construction of, 531
  • Lotus Formula 1 racing motor car, 359 Loudon, J. H., on energy demands for Western Europe, 590
  • Loudspeaker telephone system, Ringmaster (EMI Sales and Service, Ltd.), 333
  • Louisville (Kentucky), air pollution in, 99 Loutit, Dr. J. F., in UK delegation to Atomic Energy Conference (Geneva), 237
  • Lovell, Prof. A. C. B., comment on lunar probe, 295; Jodrell Bank radio telescope project, 557
  • Low temperature. See Absolute zero LOX. See Oxygen explosives, liquid
  • LPE Television, Ltd., closed circuit television and telecine installation for television advertisement auditions, 81
  • £ s d of Welfare in Industry, by W. Durham, comment on, 507
  • Lubricants, behaviour in presence of liquid oxygen, 391
  • — Molybdenum disulphide fine flakes, pro
  • duction by quasi air-flotation method (K. S. Paul (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd.), 523
  • — See also Grease
  • Lubricating oil. See 0(7
  • Lubrication of four-ball machine, by C. Siripongse, and Dr. A. Cameron, 147
  • — Friction and wear, international journal
  • on, Wear
  • — Gearing, research at AEI Laboratories, 543
  • — of plain bearings: applicability of Reynold’s
  • hydrodynamic theory, by J. H. Halton, 59
  • — Rear-axle, castor oil for, London Transport
  • tests on, 223
  • — Thin film: discharge through thin oil
  • films, by C. Siripongse, P. R. Rogers and Dr. A. Cameron, 146
  • Film, influence of pressure viscosity on shape of highly loaded contacts, 149
  • Film: lubrication of four-ball machine, by C. Siripongse and Dr. A. Cameron, 147 Lucas, Joseph, Ltd., need for diversification, 761; hydrostatic transmission units for tractors, 790
  • Luce ignition scheme for thermonuclear devices, by Dr. A. Simon, 168
  • Luce, J. S., on studies of intense gas discharges, 402
  • Ludwig, G., on radiation measurements from Explorer IV, 371
  • Luedecke, Maj. Gen. A. R., appointment as general manager of USAEC, 45, 830
  • Luke, Lord, remarks at Advertising Clubs and Associations conference, 479
  • Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd., hanger for suspended false ceilings, 816; Pyramid translucent ceilings, 816
  • Lunacy of railways, by M. Whitelaw, 445 Lunar probe, Able I, 294
  • Comment on, by Prof. A. C. B. Lovell, 295
  • Paths for approaching the moon, by G. V. E. Thompson, 294
  • Pioneer, comment on failure of, 527
  • Pioneer, failure and outcome of, 624 Tracking by Jodrell Bank radio telescope, questionnaire on, 624
  • of US Army, failure of, 755 US Army, Jupiter rocket for, 624
  • Lunchtime conversation, Plain Words on, 2 Lurgi gasification plant at Westfield (Fife), 591
  • Luscott-Evans, E., remarks at Advertising Clubs and Associations conference, 479
  • Lysholm-type rotary-screw compressor, construction and operating experience, 49’0
  • MAARSCHALK, Dr. C. G. D., metal sprayed bearings, 644
  • Machines and documentation, by H. Coblans, 152
  • — Four-ball, lubrication of, by C. Siripongse, and Dr. A. Cameron, 147
  • — and men: history of D. Napier and Son,
  • Engineers, Ltd., 1808-1958, by C. Wilson and W. Reader (review), 649
  • — Shop building at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521 —r- Tools (trade publications), 277, 482 Air-operated, Maxam (trade publication), 421
  • Automatic control of, research (PERA), 89
  • Automation, cinema film on (Renault), 573
  • British agencies for foreign manufacturers of, discussion in Parliament on, 735
  • — Design and performance research, by Dr,; J. Tlusty, 615
  • Exports from Czechoslovakia, 259
  • Industry in Czechoslovakia, 259
  • Industry, position and prospects of, 15
  • — — Kipp spanners for (trade publication), 357
  • Scales with optical reading devices, by C. Godfrey and S. C. Bottomley, 615
  • Test code, ISO work on, 158
  • Trades Association, guide to members’ activities (book), 577
  • Units, Otnima (trade publication), 421 Vibration absorbers for (PERA), 89
  • — — What they are and how they work, by
  • H. D. Hall and H. E. Linsley (book), 483
  • — — See also Institute of Research on
  • — Vice. See Vice
  • Machinery, agricultural, hire purchase rates reduced for, 479
  • — American, imports to Britain, position and
  • prospects of, 723
  • — Auxiliary a.c., for ships (Laurence, Scott
  • and Electromotors), 726
  • — Electrical, loci of, 354, 356
  • — Import duty on, discussion in Parliament
  • on 767
  • — Merchants, Association of British. See
  • Association of British
  • Machining cast iron with ceramic tools, by J. L. Remmerswaal, 614
  • — Chip formation in, by B. N. Colding, 614
  • — of rolls at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • — Spark, for deep-hole drilling in gas-turbine
  • blades, 442
  • — Erosion, surface properties,^ by M. Barash, 615
  • Mackay, Dr. D. M., on operational aspects of intellect, 728
  • Mackay Industrial Equipment, Ltd., Allis- Chalmers HD6G crawler-mounted tractor shovel, 596; Fiat FL4 track-mounted tractor shovel, 596
  • MacLellan, George and Co., managing director’s overseas tour, 611
  • MacLellan, R., overseas tour of, 611 Mac. See also Me
  • Maercks, on “ Bergbaumechanik ” (book), 577 MAGGI fast-discharge apparatus, MINNI model of, 400
  • Magnesia, extraction from sea water (Steetley Magnesite Co.), 523
  • Magnesium particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures, 241
  • Magnets, permanent, weight-reduction of (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • Magnetic chuck, fine-pole (James Neill and Co. (Sheffield), Ltd.), 7
  • — Compression of shock preheated deuterium,
  • by A. C. Kolb, 403
  • — Conveyor for handling steel articles at
  • steep angles (Geo. Robson and Co. (Conveyors), Ltd.), 197
  • — Crack-detection apparatus, portable (Rad-
  • alloyd, Ltd.), 102
  • — Door catch, Eclipse (James Neill and Co.,
  • Ltd.), 192
  • — Effects in precision dynamometer, 584
  • — Flaw detection, AID work on, 641
  • — Insulation in thermonuclear research, 400
  • — Probe measurement in thermonuclear
  • research, 797
  • — Separator, Overband (Industrial Magnets1,
  • Ltd.), 166
  • — Storage drum for computers (Sperry
  • Gyroscope), 688
  • — Tape recording, by H. G. M. Spratt
  • (book), 327
  • — Traps in thermonuclear research, 401 Magnetisation, remanent, of ferromagnetic
  • minerals, generation by chemical reactions, by T. Nagata and K. Kobayashi, 349 Magnetism and electricity (book), 218 Magnetostrictive wire delay line, torsional wave (Mullard Equipment, Ltd.), 689
  • Maier-Leibnitz, Prof., work on plastic design, 834
  • Mail. See Letter sorting
  • Mains, electric. See Cable
  • Maintenance of mechanical and electrical parts of public health equipment (book), 445
  • — Planned, and fuel economy, 426 Maisonettes, electrical installations in, by
  • C. A. Belcher, 848
  • Majestic motor car (Daimler), 47
  • Malengreau, J., on papers on binary systems (book), 747
  • Malleable iron, blackheart, foundry for (Shotton Bros., Ltd.), 156
  • Mallory-Sharon Metals Corp., electron beam vacuum melting and purification of chemically-active materials with high melting points, 117
  • Malta dockyard for commercial use, 194
  • Malting plant, new, at Knapton, for Associated
  • British Maltsters, Ltd., 186
  • Mammals, deep-freezing of, by Dr. A. S. Parkes er aZ., 302
  • Management, British Institute of. See British
  • — Courses, BIM-Polytechnic Executive Pro
  • gramme, 80
  • at Brunel College of Technology, report on, 459
  • — — Comment on, 507
  • — Development institute, IMEDE, activities
  • of, 794
  • — Education in, comment on, 507
  • — Employee relations policy of Thomas
  • Hedley and Co., Ltd., 507
  • — Growth of, in industry, by P. Drucker, 533
  • — Interfirm performance comparison system
  • (pamphlet), 362
  • — Labour relations in Indian industry, 661 Relations in shipbuilding industry, 735 Relations in steel industry, 271
  • — in large organisations, by J. D. Edwards, 163
  • — Modern, supervisor and, by Lt.-Gen.
  • Sir J. Evetts, 46
  • — Personnel. See Personnel management
  • — Is it a profession? by Col. L. Urwick (new
  • edition of book), 655
  • — Promotion policy of Thomas Hedley and
  • Co., Ltd., 507
  • — Responsibilities of, 41
  • — Staff college for higher (BTC), 655
  • — Structure, comment on, 457
  • — Techniques, teachability of, comment on,
  • 507
  • — and technology (booklet), by Miss J.
  • Woodward, 457
  • — Theory, comment on, 457
  • — Training, new ways in, by C. Sofer and
  • G. Hutton (book), 91
  • — for transport, by Maj.-Gen. C. N. Russell,
  • 573
  • — Vital link—supervision, report of regional
  • conferences of industrial supervisors, 46
  • — See also Administration; Executives Managers, development of, by J. D. Edwards,
  • 163
  • — Scientist as, by Sir A. Fleck, 302 Managing director, through the eyes of,
  • by I. Morrow, 630
  • Manchester Central Library, what’s available in the technical library (pamphlet), 119
  • — Grate, E. H. Shorland’s, 501
  • — Public Libraries, annual report, 713 Manchester University. See Jodrell Bank radio
  • telescope
  • Mancroft, Lord, on aircraft industry, 98 Manesty Machines, Ltd., “ DryCota ” tablet making and cot ting machine, 332
  • Manganese ore, separating from clay, blade mill for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • — Prospecting for, 260
  • Manholes in storage tanks, reinforcements for, work on at BWRA, 49
  • Manipulator, forging, for Walter Somers, Ltd. (Wellman Smith Owen), 579
  • — for spent atomic fuel elements (Savage &
  • Parsons, Ltd.), 273
  • Mann, N. H., on technical teachers in industry, 16
  • Mann’s, Albert, Engineering Co., Ltd., Stanat Man remotely-controlled roll changing mill for toxic materials, 656
  • Manometers, mercury, for high pressures1, by
  • M. Novakovic, 801
  • Manufacturers Equipment Co., Ltd., Rapistan Stevedof Junior portable conveyor, 165 Manufacturing industry, upward trend of profits, 136
  • — Licences for new products, selling in US, 151 Manure spreader, life and use of, by Al H.
  • Gill, 623
  • Mapping, aerial, micro-spot cathode-ray tube for (Ferranti), 771
  • Maracaibo PL4 passenger launch, 120
  • March, D. H., on formation of British subsidiary of Cincinnati Shaper Co., in Scotland, 633
  • Marconi Instruments, Ltd., vacuum tube voltmeter type TF1300, 4; export
  • activities in North America, 23; TF801C amplitude-moderated signal generator, 102; faulty fuel element detection system for Hinkley Point atomic power station, 665
  • Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., closed circuit television and telecine installation for LPE Television, Ltd., 81; television apparatus in handling apparatus for radioactive fuel cartridges, 109-110; EVA electronic velocity analyser, 297; radar exhibits at Farnborough Show, 323; equipment for Chillerton Down television transmitting station, 385; television equipment for Australia, 389; SSB radiotelephone sets (trade publication), 550; type S244 precision radar height-finder, 560
  • Marcoule Atomic Centre, cinema film on, 573 Margarine works, Stork, plant at Purfleet, 133. See LETTER, 331
  • “ Marilyn Monroe body ” fuselage, 413
  • Marine auxiliary alternators, “ Accurex ” static excitation system for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 5
  • Marine auxiliary machinery, a.c. (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Engines. See also Atomic propulsion; Diesel engine; Oil engine; Petrol engine; Turbines; Marine propulsion; Ship propulsion
  • — Engineers, Naval Architects and, Society of. See Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • — Engineering apprentices, selection of, 344
  • — Propulsion, atomic energy for. See Atomic propulsion
  • Machinery on pusher tug Gongola, 69 Nuclear, Joint Panel of British Nuclear Energy Conference, 237
  • Transverse, for liner “ Oriana ” (Vickers- Armstrongs), 222
  • See also Atomic propulsion; Engine; Turbine; Propeller; Ship resistance; Ship propulsion
  • Marine Proteus 1260 gas-turbine (Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd.), 5
  • — Radio navigational aids. See Navigation Market research on European Common Market, 226
  • — See also Trade
  • Marketing activities of ALCO Products, Inc. 81
  • — Courses at Polytechnic, 415
  • — Standardisation in, 9
  • Markland Scowcroft, Ltd., steel tube (trade publication), 776
  • Marsh, J., talk on social value of man’s job, 240 Marsh, R. S., hopper-fed grate, 502
  • Marshall, L., on ultra-high-tensile steels, 446 Marshall Sons and Co., Ltd., Cleaver-Brooks
  • Monitor oil-fired packaged boiler, 11; Challenger 33 crawler tractor, 597
  • Marston Excelsior, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346; “ Portolite ”
  • collapsible liquid container, 498
  • Martello tug, crane weigher for measuring pulling power of (Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd.), 7
  • Martens extensometer, calibration of, 181 Martin, Black and Co. (Wire Ropes), Ltd., history and progress of, 693
  • Martin Co., tests on behaviour of lubricants in liquid oxygen, 391
  • Martin Vanguard, used in first lunar probe, 294 Martin, Dr. W., on measurement of noise of motor vehicles, 608
  • Martin Walker, 12-seater public service vehicle conversions, 463
  • Martindale Electric Co., Ltd., fixed-prod voltage line tester, 657
  • Maser, solid-state, two-level, by J. P. Gordon, 87
  • Mason, E. N., and Sons, Ltd., Accurene polyester-based photographic film, 847
  • Mason, Joseph, and Co., Ltd., painting work for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 821
  • Mason, Kenneth, Lapis, journal of inventions and inventors, 747
  • Mason Neilan type 76 lock-up valve (Crosby Valve and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 134
  • Masopar paints for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 821
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, notes on analog-digital conversion techniques, by A. K. Susskind (review), 844
  • Massey, B. and S., Ltd., “Clear Space” pneumatic power hammer (trade publication), 357; pneumatic hammer for Walter Somers, Ltd., 579
  • Massey-Ferguson, conference of service organisations, 479; reductions of hire-purchase rates, 479
  • Masson, P. R., on water speed records, 723-724 Masts, ships’, calculating stresses in, by
  • F. J. Halligey, 153
  • — Wireless, foundations for, by M. Suberkrub
  • (book), 777
  • “ Master Hone ” equipment for reconditioning hydraulic press rams (Nicol and Andrew), 378
  • Masters, T. S., on plumbing history, 820 Mats, heater, electrical, for aircraft, by Dr.
  • R. A. Roper, 61 Match-making works, Empire, of Bryant &
  • May, Ltd., modernisation at, 186 Materials (trade publications), 776, 811, 845
  • — Flawed, sonic pulses in, velocities of,
  • apparatus for measurement of, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • — Handling (trade publications), 188
  • Bulk, “ Tote ” system (Pressotum,
  • Ltd.), 489
  • Materials Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd., Valmet straddle carriers, 165. See Correction, 292
  • Equipment, Fisholow, exhibition in Glasgow, 208
  • Prototype vehicles to increase speed in (British Road Services), 222
  • Radioactive, equipment company, British-American, 203
  • Tripad demountable body for (British Road Services), 222
  • See also Handling; Mechanical handling
  • — Strength of. See Strength
  • Mathematics and allied subjects, union list of periodicals of, in London libraries, 845
  • — for engineers, Part 2, by W. N. Rose (book),
  • 712
  • — Graduates, deferment of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 111
  • — for Higher National Certificate. Vol. II:
  • electrical, by S. W. Bell and H. Matley (book), 777
  • — Teachers. See Teachers
  • Mathieu guillotine for separating continuous stationery (Rank Precision Industries, Ltd.), 690
  • Matley, H., on mathematics for HNC. Vol.-II: electrical (book), 777
  • Matling, Ltd., mechanical sweepers, 498 Matravers, F. G., on prospects of Adamant and Western Engineering, 791
  • “ Matrix ” valve in Post Office letter-sorting machine, 244
  • Matterson, Ltd., electric travelling crabs for overhead travelling cranes, 229; electric hoist block. 231
  • Matthews and Yates, Ltd., centrifugal fans (trade publication), 811
  • Matthijsen, M. J. C., on grinding wheels with vitrified bond, 615
  • Maudling, Rt. Hon. R., on plutonium from atomic power stations, 203
  • Maudslay’s screw-cutting lathe, replica for Wilkie Foundation (George Wailes and Co.), 198. See LETTER, 331
  • Mawby, R., on design of small harbours used by fishermen, 12
  • Maxam air-operated machine tools (trade publication), 421
  • Maxaret anti-skid unit for motor cars (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 9, 566
  • Maxfield, G. W., on counting'with fingers, 67 Maybach diesel engines for “ Sir Brian
  • Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive , 123
  • — Mekydro hydraulic transmissions for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Mayes, J. H., on colour-anodising of aluminium, at Building Centre, 616
  • McCabe, J., biological treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, Vol. 2 (book), 577
  • McCalls Macalloy, Ltd., wedge grip anchor for use with Lee-McCall prestressing system, 605
  • McCarthy, Dr. J., on programmes with common sense, 728
  • McCorquodale, Lord, chairman of Industrial Training Council, 143
  • McCracken, D. D., on digital computer programming (review), 187
  • McCrum, A. W., on load and torque calculation in hot flat rolling (book), 445
  • McCullough, Miss W., appointment at 10.30 (booklet), 376
  • McDonald, G. S., on jubilee of Institution of Structural Engineers, 493
  • McFarlane, B., survey of chartered engineers in U.K., 589
  • McGraw-Hill, Russian-English, English-Russian electronics dictionary, note on, 390
  • McIlwain, C., on radiation measurements from
  • Explorer IV, 371
  • McKenzie, R. M., on friction between production and inspection department, 344
  • McLellan and Partners, consulting engineers for gas turbine test house of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 478
  • McLeod, R. C., on power plant at Stork margarine works, 331
  • McMurdo Sound atomic power plant proje t, 636
  • McNelly, M. J., on organic coolant in heavywater-moderated power reactor, 140
  • Me. See also Mac
  • Meadcraft, Ltd., outboard-powered boats of reinforced polyester resin, 546
  • Measures, weights and. See Weights and measures
  • Measurements, engineering precision, by A. W.
  • Judge (book), 91
  • — techniques for gears, 543
  • — of velocities of sonic pulses in flawed
  • materials, apparatus for, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • Measuring equipment, Censor, Alfred Herbert distributor for, 773
  • — Machines for lengths up tip 30 ft, by Dr.
  • F. H. Rolt, C. Godfrey, and S. C. Bottom- ley, 615
  • Meba Maschinenbau Esslingen, distribution in
  • U.K. of horizontal bandsaw, 452
  • Mecha-matic transmission for motor vehicles
  • (Hobbs), 463
  • Mechanical Engineers, American Society of.
  • See American Society
  • Institution of. See Institution
  • — Engineering, readers guide to, 421
  • Research Laboratory, discussion in
  • Parliament on heat transfer and steam condensation research at, 48; description of new heat laboratory, 548; boiler plant at, 548; electric power supply system, 549; DEUCE computer, 550; development of precision dynamometer, by H. A. G. Fletcher and J. Bamborough, 582
  • — Handling Engineers’ Association, cinema
  • film on mechanical handling in iron production, 126
  • in iron production, cinema film on, 126 of packages, International Railway
  • Congress on, 552
  • of parcels, International Railway Congress on, 552
  • See also Handling; Materials Handling
  • — Systems, non-linear vibrations in, by Dr.
  • F. R. Erskine Crossley, 212
  • — Testing of forgings and castings, new depart
  • ment for, at William Beardmore and Co., Ltd., 79
  • of wiring accessories at J. A. Crabtree
  • and Co., Ltd., 675
  • — Vibrations, by A. H. Church (review), 810 by B. Morrill (review), 810
  • Mechanics, applied, U.S. national congress of, proceedings of, 219
  • — of the train in the service of railway opera
  • tion, by S. O. Ell, 683
  • Mechanisation of thought processes, symposium on, 728
  • Mechanism of habituation, by Dr. W. Ross Ashby, 728
  • Medal production in 1957 at Royal Mint, 791 Medical applications of radioisotopes in U.S., 263
  • — Association, British. See British
  • — Electronics discussion group of I.E.E., 405,
  • 493
  • — Profession, British Medical Association as
  • negotiating body for, 143
  • — Research Council, human relations in indus
  • try (report), 590; individual efficiency in industry (report), 590
  • Medicine, Aviation, Institute of. See Institute
  • — Radioisotopes in, 108
  • — Space, conference on, 527
  • Medway Paper Sacks, Ltd., paper coal bags,
  • 791
  • Meetings, Plain Words on, 786
  • Methane indicator, R-J (trade publication), 90 Method study in hospitals, 472 in office, cinema film, 9
  • Metric and inch system interchangeability, 640 — System, discussion in Parliament on, 12 Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., retirements and appointments, 471
  • Metropolitan Line, aluminium rolling stock for, 190; programme-controlled railway signalling for, at Watford, 639
  • — Taxi, Austin FX4, with Borg Warner fully automatic transmission, 463
  • Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd., 132 kV air-blast switchgear fo Hunterston nuclear power station, 14; management activities in A.E.I. Group, 72; infra-red projector, 230; equipment for State Electricity Commission of Victoria, 261; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 326; Metrovac laboratory diffusion pump, 349; Metrovac diffusion pump for large vacuum systems, 604; motors for oil industry (trade publication), 648; 1010 data processing computer, 698; 300-kVA nitrogen-filled class H insulated mining transformer, 756; wire-rope parting machine, 756; Co-Bo diesel-electric locomotives for London Midland Region, 757; 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region of British Railways, 758
  • — Water Board, Ashford Common filtration works for treatment of raw Thames water, 255; principal contractors for, 255 — See also London
  • Metrovac diffusion pump for large vacuum systems (Metropolitan-Vickers), 604
  • — laboratory diffusion pump (Metropolitan- Vickers), 349
  • Metz, B., adapting the job to the worker, 632 Mexico, industrial development, 330 Meyers, Fred, Ltd., caterpillar D8 tractor, 158 MG Cars, Ltd., twin camshaft engine and Dunlop disc brakes for MGA sports car, 101
  • MGA sports motor car with twin camshaft engine and Dunlop disc brakes, 101
  • MGCR nuclear reactor for merchant ship propulsion, 74
  • Mialki, W., on atomic energy (book), 844 Miami—San Juan deep-sea telephone cable project, 450
  • Michigan 275A tractor shovel, 596
  • — University, 22-wheel motor vehicle for survey of road surfaces and profiles, 117
  • Micro Methods, Ltd., Lexicon microfilm and fiche reader, 390
  • Micro Publications available from U.K. sources, catalogue of, 152
  • Microbiology of water and sewage, by P. L. Gainey and T. H. Lord (review), 246
  • Microcard Publications available from overseas sources, catalogue of, 152
  • Microfilm reader, Lexicon (Micro Methods, Ltd.), 390
  • Microjet pressure-ratio detector (H. M. Hobson, Ltd.), 124
  • Micromatic Hone Corp., 11-in. honing machine, 563
  • Micrometeorites experienced by satellites, 371 Microphone box in ear-defended development, 515
  • — gun, experimental use by BBC, 64 Microscope, electron, in solid-state physics,
  • cinema film on, 573
  • — Stereoscopic, industrial (W. Watson &
  • Sons, Ltd.), 522
  • Micro-spot cathode-ray tube for airborne applications (Ferranti), 771
  • Microwave, measurements in thermonuclear research, 765
  • — Signals, parametric amplifier for (Bell
  • Telephone Laboratories), 86
  • Source (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • — Valves, convention on, 87
  • Middle East, British opportunities in, 208.
  • See LETTER, 332
  • Economic development in, 1956-7, 34 Middleton, H. K., hydraulic research in U.S., 1958, 747
  • Midland Silicones, Ltd., price reduction for Silastic LS-53 fluorinated silicone rubber, 847
  • Midwestern Universities Research Association, research on fixed-field gradient accelerating machines, 540
  • Mighty Mouse atomic reactor project, 664 Mikhailov, Dr. A. I., on All-Union Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, 692
  • Mild steel. See Steel
  • Miles, R., on trading profit of Head Wrightson, 136
  • Milford Haven oil refinery, plans for new (Esso), 15, 426
  • Military engineering exhibits at Parker Gallery, 687
  • — Service deferment for graduates, discussion
  • in Parliament on, 111
  • Deferment for mathematics graduates, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • Milking machines, pulse action in, 790 Mill, blade, for separating manganese ore from clay (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • — Coal, Lopulco, for boilers for Thorpe
  • Marsh power station, 711
  • — Rolling. See Rolling mills
  • — Water, early construction of, 138
  • Miller, I., on progress of Cummins Engine
  • Co., 547
  • Miller, J. M., on gas flow across banks of tubes,- 737
  • Milling machine for girder ends (William Asquith*, Ltd.), 561
  • Skin, with E.M.I. electronic control system (Cincinnati Milling Machine Co.), 36
  • Thread, universal, Moulton (trade publication), 90
  • Mills, Rt. Hon. Lord, on national importance of good industrial design, 708
  • Mills Scaffolding Co., Ltd., scaffolding for domestic use, 524
  • Mina al Ahmadi oil refinery of Kuwait Oil
  • Co., Ltd., 404
  • Mine car decking and circulating plant, hydraulically-operated, at Glyncorrwg (Humphreys and Glasgow), 650
  • Retarders for Glyncorrwg South Pit (Humphreys and Glasgow), 651
  • — Coal. See Colliery
  • — Copper. See Copper
  • — Fire-damp in. See Firedamp
  • — Ground pressure in, research on, 260
  • — Iron-ore, Kiruna, Lysholm-type rotary
  • Screw compressors at, 490
  • ore, Tisco, LOX explosives for, 391
  • — Pumps, water in, by J. Sinclair (book), 483
  • Mine Safety Appliances Co., Ltd., “ Smokescope ” smoke density measuring instrument, 397
  • — and Technical Surveys J Department of
  • (Ottawa). See Department
  • — Tunnelling machine, epicyclic gearbox for,
  • 714
  • — United States Bureau of. See United States
  • — Water in, by J. Sinclair (book), 483
  • — Winding. See Winders
  • — See also Coal; Collieries; Mining; Ores;
  • Winders
  • Miners, coal, pneumoconiosis of, statistics on, 139
  • Mineral Bill, United States, provision for stockpiling of copper, 239
  • — “ licks ” for sheep and cattle, powder
  • compacting press for (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • — Oils. See Oils
  • — See also Coal; Mining; Ores
  • MINERVE atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Minesweeper Coniston with Vosper roll stabilisation fins, 833
  • — Reedham, Denny-Brown/Saunders-Roe stab
  • ilisers for, 450
  • Mineworkers, National Union of. See National
  • Mini-gang small-scale gang mower (Ransomes Sims and Jefferies, Ltd.), 392
  • Minibus, 12-seater public service vehicle (Morris), 463
  • Mining, coal. See Coal; Coal mining; Collieries
  • — Engineers, Institution of. See Institution
  • — School for, Camborne (Holman), 611
  • — Hydraulic, pit trials for, 2
  • — Industry, improving efficiency of, by H. A.
  • Longden, 687
  • — Show, at Essen, exhibits at, 658
  • — Techniques, special, in Russian coal indus
  • try (book), 357
  • — Transformer, class H insulated, 300-kVA
  • nitrogen-filled (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical), 756
  • — Transport and communications in, 90
  • Minispace analogue computer (Solartron), 297 Ministry of. See under Education; Health;
  • Labour and National Service; Supply; Transport and Civil Aviation; etc.
  • MINNI model of MAGGI fast-discharge apparatus, 400
  • Minsky, Dr. M., on artificial intelligence and heuristic programming, 728
  • Mint, Royal. See Royal Mint
  • MIPB. See Monoisopropylbiphenyl
  • Miranda, Dr. Ing. Ugo, on chemical reaction reactor cooling, 170
  • Mirror extensometers, calibration by optical interferometry, by A. F. C. Brown, 180
  • —- Machine approach to thermonuclear fusion, 335
  • Magnetic field arrangement in, 826 in OGRA thermonuclear device, 571
  • — — See also Pyrotron
  • Missile, ballistic, cargo, Lobber (General Dynamics Corp.), 744
  • — — Intermediate range, Thor (Douglas
  • Aircraft Co.), 20; in lunar probe, 294
  • — Engineering, handbook, by C. W. Besserer
  • (review), 648
  • — Guided, Firestreak, de Havilland Propellers’
  • progress report on, 590
  • Short-range, one-man-portable (Pye, Ltd.), 270
  • — — Sidewinder, comparison with Firestreak
  • missile, 590
  • — Heating, high-speed heat transfer in, 41'9
  • — ICBM, Atlas propulsion system, 295
  • — Jupiter C, firing procedure, by Dt. W. von
  • Braun, 370
  • — Research, hypersonic gun for (General
  • Dynamics Corp.), 349
  • MIT atomic reactor, report on, 662
  • Mitchell Engineering, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 234; 17-5 MW boiling-water nuclear reactor, 234
  • Mitchell, Miss S., on choice of job among school leavers, 376
  • Miyamoto, G., on proposed methods of obtaining stable plasma, 403
  • Model of AGR nuclear reactor, 232
  • — Atomic power station,' 150 MW, 233
  • — — Power station, 400 MW (Nuclear Power
  • Plant Co., Ltd.), 233
  • Power stations and research reactors at atomic energy exhibition (Geneva), 142
  • Propelled ship (Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd.), 233
  • Reactor at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — Bradwell atomic power station, Brussels
  • Exhibition award for, 611
  • — Buildings, flat-roofed, wind loading studies
  • on, 508
  • — “ Counterflo ” induced-draught cooling
  • tower (Head, Wrightson), 274
  • — DeLong mobile oil drilling platform (Steel
  • Structures, Ltd.), 95
  • — Durgapur steelworks at Brussels Exhibition,
  • 207
  • — Ethylene plant from plastics components
  • (Kellogg International Corp.), 10
  • — Forth road bridge, 62
  • — Gas-cooled graphite-moderated nuclear
  • reactor at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — Heat exchanger for nuclear power station,
  • 233
  • — Heavy water plant (Petrocarbon Develop
  • ments; Ltd.), 10
  • Model of Hinkley Point nuclear power station,
  • Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — HTGC nuclear reactor, 232
  • — Hydrostatic transmission unit for tractors
  • (Joseph Lucas, Ltd.), 790
  • — MINNI, of MAGGI fast-discharge appa
  • ratus, 400
  • — Pitt Scott automatic tension winch (Laur
  • ence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — “ Revcon ” crane control system (Laurence,
  • Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Sceptre III, at Science Museum exhibition,
  • 830
  • — “ Selector ” d.c. cargo winch (Laurence,
  • Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Siemens pressurised-water nuclear reactor
  • and panel, 14
  • — Steam-raising unit at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — Raising unit for Hunterston nuclear power station, at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — Stellarator fusion devices, 824
  • — Tests on Bluebird car, 200
  • on Gongola pusher tug arid barge train*, 69
  • — — on Oakley self-righting lifeboats, 743
  • — Tidal, of Eyemouth Harbour, by W. J.
  • Reid, 808
  • — Turbo-alternator for nuclear power stations
  • (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • — ZETA, at Science Museum exhibition, 830 Moderator, atomic reactor, water as, 44
  • — See also Atomic reactor
  • Modern Engineering (Bristol), Ltd., Silberkuhl roof construction system 586
  • Modern Mechanisation, Ltd., automatic conveyor press for liquid extraction, 92
  • Modular co-ordination construction, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • Moisture, soil, movement, field studies of, by W. P. M. Black, D. Croney, and J. C. Jacobs- (book), TH
  • Molecular still, Scott-Smith (Henry Balfour, Ltd.), 71
  • Molloy, E., electrical engineer’s reference book (book), 218; on oxy-acetylene weld- in (book), 747
  • “ Moly-Paul Superfine ” molybdenum disulphide powder (K. S. Paul (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd.), 523
  • Molybdenum disulphide, colloidal, for treatment of hand file surfaces (Acheson Colloids, Ltd.), 145
  • — — Powder, “ Moly-Paul Superfine ” (K. S.
  • Paul (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd., 523 Molyspeed Corp., formation and activities of, 23
  • Monckton, Viscount, on Industrial Welfare Society’s progress, 660
  • Mond Nickel Co., Ltd., cinema film on refining nickel from Canadian ores, 79; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345; development of high-tensile aluminium- bronze propellers (publication), 546; “ Novoston ” aluminium-bronze alloy, 546; “ Nickalium III ” aluminium-bronze alloy, 546
  • Monetary Fund, International. See International
  • Monitors, “ aerosol,” for airborne radiation measurement, 765
  • — Brake System for diesel railbuses (Dunlop
  • Co., Ltd.), 350
  • — Fuel contamination, automatic (Shell Petrol
  • eum Co., Ltd.), 231
  • — Hand and clothing, for UKAEA, 375
  • — Health, transistors in, 765
  • — and monitoring for atomic reactors, 274
  • — Oil-fired packaged boiler, Cleaver-Brooks
  • (Marshall and Sons, Ltd.), 11
  • — Package, type 210 (Isotope Developments,
  • Ltd.)"; 347
  • — Plastics tube (Haynes and Haynes, Ltd.), 132
  • — Radiation, hand and clothing (E.M.I.
  • Electronics, Ltd.), 204
  • — Pocket (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 204 Monitoring instruments in chemical industry, 394
  • — System for atomic reactors (G.E.C.), 274 Monobloc pump, flame-proof, for gases in
  • groups I and II (Worthington-Simpson, Ltd.), 10
  • Monographs and courses, statistical, by M. G. Kendall, 445
  • Monoisopropylbiphenyl, pyrolitic decomposition of, 141
  • — radiolytic decomposition of, 141
  • Monometer Manufacturing Co., Ltd., crucible furnaces (trade publication), 118; hydraulic tilting-truck transfer ladle (trade publication), 118
  • Monopolies, German trade unions’ attitude to, 599
  • Monsanto Chemicals, Ltd., dielectric fluids (trade publication), 118
  • Montecatini chemical plant at Ahwaz, 35 Montgomery, Lord, on leadership qualities, 685 Montreal, Commonwealth economic conference, 330
  • Mookerjee, Sir B., on industrial development in India, 661
  • Moon rocket. See Lunar probe
  • — Satellite. See Lunar probe
  • Moore, B. T., on relationship between Euratom and United States (pamphlet), 13
  • Moore, Dr. H., on platinum in glass industry, 613
  • Moore, R. V., on atomic ship propulsion, 602 Moped. See Bicycle, motor-assisted
  • More Power from the Atom (film), 237
  • Morgan Crucible Co., Ltd., plumbago and refractories (trade publication), 90; “Sinterlink ” sintered friction material (trade publication), 90
  • Morgan, D. D., on international production engineering research; 614
  • Morgardshammer 5-stand guide mill for finishing god at I.C.I. Ltd., titanium plant in Wales, 29
  • Morice, P. B., on prestressed concrete: theory and practice (review), 219
  • Morrill, B., on mechanical vibrations (review), 810
  • Morris, B. O., Ltd., laps (trade publication), 482
  • Morris Minibus 12-seater public service vehicle, 463
  • Morrison, R. G., on economic problems in industry (publication), 572
  • Morrow, I., interview on “ Through the Eyes of a Managing Director,” 630
  • Morse code, decoding, 729
  • Morse, J. G., on effects of radiation on materials (review), 613
  • Morton, A. H., basic electrical engineering (book), 712, 844
  • Morton, N., criticisms of London Transport by, reply to, 363, 428. See LETTER, 496
  • Moscow, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines service to, 389
  • — Scientific attache to, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 48
  • Moses, R., on consultants vs. state highway department, 686
  • Motoplas Co., formation of, 335
  • Motor boat, passenger launch, 77.4 Maracaibo, for Compania Shell de Venezuela (Vosper, Ltd.), 120
  • Outboard-powered, of reinforced polyester resin (Meadcraft, Ltd.), 546
  • Pilot, Leader (John I. Thornycroft), 673 - Torpedo, propeller corrosion fatigue in, 546
  • — Car, air suspension in, American policy on,
  • 531
  • Alvis 3-litre, 506
  • American, design trends in, 530
  • — Aston Martin DB4 (David Brown Group), 434
  • Austin A.40, 470, 531
  • on beaches, Plain Words on, 194
  • Bentley exhibits at Motor Show, 506
  • Bluebird, development of new, 200
  • Bodies, plastics, 531
  • Brake booster, Baldwin, 566
  • Brake developments, 566
  • “ Build-it-yourself,” Typhoon (Tornado Cars, Ltd.), 360
  • Coachbuilding by Italian firms, 530
  • — — 190D, with diesel engine (Mercedes-
  • Benz), 358
  • Dauphine, increased production of (Renault), 727
  • — — Design in relation to road accidents, 466,
  • 468
  • Design, trends in, by G. Wilkins, 530 Design, trends in British, by G. Wilkins,
  • 566
  • Electrical equipment, by A. P. Young and L. Griffiths (book), 483
  • Engine.', diesel, for 190D motor-car (Mercedes-Benz), 358
  • Engine, fuel-injection, for 220SE saloon car (Mercedes-Benz)1, 358
  • Engine, Proteus, free-turbine, for Bluebird car, 200
  • Engine rocker shaft straightening machine (Bronz Engineering Co.), 365
  • Engine for Super Snipe, new (Humber),
  • 567
  • Engine, twin-camshaft for MGA sports car, 101
  • Engineers. See Mechanical Engineers, Institution of, Automobile Division
  • Exports in U.S., 303
  • Fuldamobil economy three-wheeler (York Noble Industries, Ltd.), 47
  • Humber Super Snipe, 470
  • Industry, British, in relation to European Free Trade Area, 291
  • Industry, German, effect of European Common Market on competition in, 101
  • Industry, position and prospects of, 240 Industry, position and prospects of, review of, 791
  • Industry, U.S. position and prospects of, 201
  • industry, U.S., small-car production risks in, 687
  • Industry, U.S., wage awards in, 439
  • Instrument panel in road accidents, 469 Jaguar Mark IX, 506
  • Light, history and development of, by C. F. Caunter (book), 247
  • Lotus Elite coupe, plastics in construction of, 531
  • Majestic (Daimler), 47
  • Maxaret anti-skid unit for (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 9, 566
  • Mercedes 300, modification of automatic transmission on, 567
  • Opel Kapitan, redesigned version of, 101 Prices in U.S., by S. B. Bailey, 35
  • Purchase scheme for employees of Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 46
  • Racing, Lotus Formula 1, 359
  • Radiators, anti-freeze solutions for, report on, 684
  • Radios at Radio Show (Earl’s Court), 328 Rolls-Royce exhibits at Motor Show, 506 Rover 3-litre, 469
  • Safety measures being adopted, 467, 469 Saloon, 220SE, with fuel injection engine (Mercedes-Benz), 358
  • Single-lever control of, by electro- hydraulic Unicontrol system (General Motors Corp.), 21
  • Small, production risks in U.S., 687 Small, production in U.S. possible, 389 Sports, MGA, with twin camshaft engine and Dunlop disc brakes, 1101
  • Sports, Peerless, De Dion rear axle arrangement, 567
  • Star Sapphire saloon (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 506
  • Steering, power-assisted, Burman, 567
  • Steering, Saginaw unit, 567
  • Steering wheel's and steering column in road accidents, 468
  • Super Snipe, new engine for (Humber), 567
  • Transistor Six all-transistor radio for (Cossor Radio), 328
  • Transistorised radio for (E. K. Cole, Ltd.), 328
  • Veteran, Simms-Welbeck, by A. Hess, 820
  • Windscreen^ behaviour in road accidents 468
  • See also Automobile
  • Motor car. See also Motor vehicles; Motor cycles
  • — Carriage, railway. See Carriage
  • — Coach, Indiaman, for London-India Service,
  • 494
  • — Cycle accidents, study of injuries in, 467 Future of, by R. A. Wilson-Jones, 565 Pressed-steel, Leader (Ariel), 164
  • — — See also Bicycle, motor-assisted
  • — Electric a.c., high torque, “Trislot” (Laur
  • ence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — — Fractional horse-power, T series (Cromp
  • ton Parkinson, Ltd.), 365
  • a.c., variable-speed, “ N-S ” (Laurence,
  • Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • Induction, design of, analogue computer for, at Laurence, Scott and Electromotors, Ltd. (A. V. Roe and Co.), 188
  • Traction, reverser switch shaft, glass cloth insulation for, 347
  • Variable-speed (Armature Manufacturing Co.), 561
  • Variable-speed, price reductions in (BTH), 479
  • — Generator. See Generator, motor
  • — Internal-combustion. See also Aircraft
  • engine; Engine; Motor-car engine; Motor boat; Tractor
  • — Launches. See Motor boats
  • — Lorries. See Motor vehicles
  • — Manufacturers and Traders, Society of
  • See Society
  • — Omnibus. See Bus
  • — Petrol. See Aircraft 'engine; Engine; petrol;
  • Motor boats; Motor-car engine; Tractors
  • — Rocket. See Rocket motor
  • — Show, quality motor-car exhibits at, 506
  • — Steam. See Steam motor
  • — Torpedo boats, propeller corrosion fatigue
  • in, 546
  • — Transport Exhibition, International Com
  • mercial. See International
  • — Vehicle bodies at International Commercial
  • Motor Transport Exhibition, 463
  • Body workers at Mulliners, strike of, 240 Boom on Continent, comment on, 103 Chieftain 7 ton (Albion Motors, Ltd.), 358
  • Claymore 4 and-6 tons (Albion Motors, Ltd.), 358
  • — — Combined pressure tanker and tipper
  • (Bonallack and Sons).; 463
  • — — Commercial, increasing use of diesel
  • engines for, 494
  • — — Commercial, jointless floor covering for
  • covering for (Tom Byatt (Engineers), Ltd.), 717
  • Commercial, purchase tax on, 494
  • — — Commercial, statistics on, 494
  • Demountable body, Tripad, for materials
  • handling (British Road Services), 222 Eight-wheeled, “ Invincible Mk. II ”
  • (Guy Motors, Ltd.), 359
  • Gas turbines for (Ford Motor Co.), 593 Heavy goods, safety of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 735 Increase in, 494 Lorries, Bennes-Marrel Multi-Bucket
  • interchangeable body equipment for, 529 Multi-purpose, for bulk transport
  • (Bonallack and Sons); 463
  • Noise measurement, by Dr. W. Martin, 608
  • Parcels van with exceptional driving visibility (British Road Services), 222
  • Production in W. Germany, 369 Public-service, 12-seater (Trojan), 463 Public service, 12-seater, Minibus (Morris), 463
  • Public-service, 12-seater, Omnicoach
  • (Austin), 463
  • — — Public-service, 12-seater, Utilabus (Bed
  • ford), 463
  • on roads, statistics on, 832
  • Seat suspension, Leveroll “ Level-Ride ” system (A. W. Chapman, Ltd.), 657
  • Speeds and delays, by Dr. T. E. H.
  • Williams, 480
  • Speed measuring devices, 480
  • Speeds, methods of measuring, 480
  • — — Statistics on, 494
  • Tanker; accident to, 735
  • Taxi, Metropolitan, Austin FX4, with Borg Warner fully automatic transmission, 463
  • Track tests, open-circuit television for, at Vauxhall Motors ©haul End test centre; 702
  • and trailers, zero-lag vacuum brakes for (Rippon Bros.), 190
  • Trucks, Leyland, conversion to conform with Dutch and German regulations, 359 Truck. See also Truck
  • Twenty-two wheel, for survey o road surfaces and profiles, 117
  • Wand screens, curved laminated safety glass for (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • Motorships. See Ships
  • Motorway, London-Birmingham, progress report on, 26
  • — New traffic proposals by Ministry of Trans
  • port, 162
  • — Preston bypass, opening of, 724
  • — Sheffield-Leeds, discussion in Parliament
  • on, 175
  • — Traffic regulations, 139
  • Mott, Hay and Anderson, Forth road bridge,
  • 63
  • Mould, compound curvature, epoxide resin resurfacing of, for C.R. 21 radar reflector (A. C. Cossor), 775
  • — Conveyor at foundry of Shotton Bros., 157
  • — Electroformed nickel for, 574
  • — Release agent, silicon-based aerosol,
  • “ Bomb-Lube ” (trade publication), 327
  • — Roll, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 520 Moulder, spindle, variable angle (Wadkin,
  • Ltd.), 788
  • Mouldings, injection, Rigidex polyethylene, effect of processing on, 523
  • — Machine, diaphragm, Taccone (Baker
  • Perkins), 789
  • Injection, for plastics components (Pro- jetile and Engineering Co.), 449
  • Mouldings, machine, jolt-squeeze roll-over type, at foundry of Shotton Bros., 157 Taccone “ Diaform ” (Baker Perkins, Ltd.), 30
  • — Sand preparation plant at foundry of
  • Shotton Bros., 157
  • — See also Foundry
  • Moulton universal thread milling machine (trade publication), 90
  • “ Moving from London ” exhibition, 439
  • Mowat, Sir A. L., on English Card Clothing Co., 261
  • Mower, gang, small-scale, Mini-Gang (Ransomes Sims and Jefferies, Ltd.), 392
  • Mowlem, J., and Co., Ltd., annual report and overseas projects, 103
  • MPB Inc., thin ball bearings, 230
  • MTR atomic reactor, operational characteristics, 662
  • Reactor, technical and economic aspects, 662
  • mu-Meson. See Meson
  • Muir-Hill 3S 1 yd dumper, redesigned version (E. Boydell and Co., Ltd.), 366
  • Muirhead and Co., synchros and servos (trade publication), 713
  • Muirhead gyro control for Vosper roll damping fins in minesweeper Coniston, 833
  • Mullard Equipment, Ltd., reactor safety equipment, 274; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346; torsional wage magnetostrictive wire delay line, 689
  • Mullard, Ltd., educational service to schools and technical colleges, 46; cinema film on “Conquest of the Atom,” 573; exhibition of radar and microwave communications equipment, 642; OC23 and OC24 alloy junction transistors for digital computers, 690; valve rectifiers (trade publication), 713; valves and semiconductors (trade publication), 713
  • Mullard Radio Valve Co., Ltd., reorganisation of Mitcham engineering department, 783
  • Mulliner, H. J.. and Co.. Ltd., strike of vehicle body workers at, 240
  • Multelec Mark 3 electronic strip-chart recorder (George Kent, Ltd.), 275
  • Multicurie Fission Products Pilot Plank (Oak Ridge), 792
  • Multi-Link desk telephone system (Fonadek (Branson), Ltd.), 229
  • “ Multi-seal ” alloy gate valves (Langley Alloys, Ltd.), 384
  • Mundinger, K. P., insulation meter for surface resistances, 229
  • Municipal authorities, capital investment allowed by, 686
  • — Passenger Transport Association, annual
  • conference (Blackpool), 363
  • Murad Developments, Ltd., Antarctica high- precision lathes, 197
  • “Muraflux ” fluxes for submerged arc welding (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 392
  • Murakami, §., on atomic immigrant ship, 602 Murex, Ltd., position and prospects of, 369 Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., “ Muraflux ” submerged arc welding fluxes, 392
  • M rrell, K. F. H., on railway accidents, 195- 196. See LETTERS, 259, 395-6
  • Museum, Birmingham, of Science and Industry, old craft workshop exhibits, 453
  • — Science, exhibition on controlled fusion of
  • heavy hydrogen, 830
  • Myers, C., on Nestle training centre, Lausanne, 794
  • Myers, Fred, Ltd., series H D8 Caterpillar tractor, 725
  • Myers, W. R., on theoretical electromagnetism (book), 577
  • NA 39, naval strike aircraft (Blackburn & General Aircraft, Ltd.), 340
  • NACA. See National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  • Nagata, T., on generation of remanent magnetisation of ferromagnetic minerals by chemical reactions, 349
  • Nailer’s workshop exhibit at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • Napier, D., and Sons, Ltd., Aircraft Ice Protection Conference: icing standards and methods used to determine suitability of aircraft to fly in icing conditions, by H. E. Le Sueur, 61; aspects of engine icing, by W. Sherlaw, 61; electric or hoc gas thermal ice protection? by J. A. Hay, 61; aircraft electrical heater mats and future developments, by Dr. R. A. Roper, 61; development of ice protection control systems, by E. O. Robertson, 61; reardrive Eland gas-turbines for Westminster “flying crane” helicopter, 94; Deltic two-stroke diesel engines for “ PL4 Maracaibo” launch, 120; Eland turboprop engines for Westminster helicopter, 268; Scorpion type rocket engines, fuels for, 343
  • Napier, D., and Sons, Engineers, Ltd., history of (1808-1958), by C. Wilson and W. Reader (review), 649
  • Nash Collection of historic aircraft, 723
  • Nash and Thompson, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for
  • Peace Exhibition, 346
  • National Academy of Sciences, United States. See United States
  • — Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, per
  • mit for reactor project at Plum Brook, 203
  • — Bureau of Standards. See United States National Cash Register Co., Ltd., 802; “ Com-
  • pudesk ” desk computer, 690
  • — Chemical Laboratory, new name for
  • Chemical Research Laboratory, 150; functions of, 150; annual report on work of, 178; new steering committee for, 195
  • National Co., Inc., Atomichrons in atomic time standards comparison, 85
  • National Coal Board, pit trials for hydraulic mining, 2; price policy, effect of oil vs. coal, 2; 500 tons horizontal testing
  • machine for (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6; adjustable foundation pads, application of flow in plastics, 2 , U-blade attachment for David Brown 50TD crawler tractor, 132; coal industry of U.S.S.R., Part 2 Appendix 6 (book), 357; Plain Words on stock piling of machinery, 426; maintenance of mechanical and electrical parts of public health equipment (book), 445; financial assistance for undistributed stocks, 590; hydraulically-operated mine car handling plant at Glyncorrwg, 650; radiation in coal drilling tests for Newton Spinney underground gasification plant, 666; pushing cylinders for underground conveyors and loaders (trade publication)1, 713; increased borrowing powers, 754; position on rising stocks of small coal, 760 National Council for Technical Awards, award of member of College of Technologists, 660
  • — Federation of Building Trade Operatives,
  • wage claim, 572
  • — Fuel Efficiency Advisory Service! fourth
  • annual survey, 290
  • — Health Service, 10th anniversary of, 80
  • — Income and expenditure (1958), comment
  • on (review), 394
  • — Industrial Production Show (Toronto), 23,
  • 479
  • — Institute of Economic and Social Research,
  • report on spare production capacity, 226
  • of Industrial Psychology, Comments on the Job (survey), 691
  • for Nuclear Research, 7GeV proton synchrotron for, 262
  • for Research in Nuclear Science, contracts placed for electrical equipment for 7 GeV proton synchrotron, 734; proton synchrotron for Rutherford Laboratory, components design for, 793
  • — Insurance, Government policy on, 533 See also Pensions
  • — Physical Laboratory, British and American
  • atomic time standards compared, 85; model tests on Gongola pusher tub and barge train, 69; slipping-clutch fatiguetesting machine, by N. B, Owen and H. L. Cox, 84; calibration of mirror extensometers by optical interferometry by A. F. C. Brown, 180; crossed-strip extensometer, 180; index of papers published, 277; modem computing methods (review), 390; data on thermal conductivity of exfoliated vermiculite, 616; tests with slipping-clutch fatigue machine on embedded point, 618; helium liquefier, 679
  • Symposium on Mechanisation of Thought Processes, 728; intellect and programming, by A. D. Booth, 728; model of the brain, by R. L. Beurle, 728-9; speech recognition and learning in machines, by J. F. Coales, 729; industrial applications, by J. C. Coales, 729
  • Signal generators, attenuators, voltmeters and ammeters at radio frequencies (book), 747; ACE digital computer for, 778
  • — Reactor Testing Station (U.S.). See
  • United States
  • National Research Corp. (U.S.), research organisation of, 19
  • Council, U.S. See United States National Research Development Corp., United
  • States Office, 151; backing for Dracone
  • DI flexible oil barge, 440; 10th anniversary and activities of, 653; new Bill to extend life and powers of, 653; electronic computer exhibition, 688
  • — Science Foundation. See United States
  • — Service. See Military service
  • National Shipbuilders Security, Ltd., decision to wind up, 103
  • National Small Industries, Corp., review of activities, 404
  • — Society of Operative Printers and Assistants,
  • withdrawal from Printing and Kindred Trades Federation, 199. See LETTER, 292
  • — Union of Journalists, meeting on “ hand
  • outs,” 786
  • of Mineworkers, acceptance of wage offer, 405
  • of Railwaymen, acceptance of British Transport Commission wage increase to railway shopmen by, 80; statement on porters’ obligations to passengers, 405
  • of Students, activities of vacation work bureau, 143
  • of Teachers, questionnaire on science teaching in grammar schools, 143
  • — Vegetable Research Station (Wellesbourne),
  • device for measuring crop respiration rate, 790
  • — Wages policies in war and peace, by B. C.
  • Roberts, comment on, 143
  • National Wool Textile Export Corp., award at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • Nationalisation of aircraft industry, F. Beswick on, 269
  • — Report on (FBI), 623
  • — by E. Rubin (book), 712
  • — Steel industry, world survey on, 427
  • — Trades Union Congress attitude to, 302 Nationalised industries, bookkeeping in, Plain
  • Words on, 426
  • Borrowing powers increased for, 754 Prices and politics in, 81
  • Wage disputes in, policy in, comment on, 176
  • See also State-owned
  • Natsopa. See National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants
  • Natural gas, consumption and production of, 426
  • — ?— in Iran and Iraq, industrial develop
  • ments, 35
  • Potential market in Great Britain, 426 Production in Europe, 579 Production in Holland, 259.
  • Search for, in Britain, 579 Shipments to Britain, 579 Use in Mexico, 331
  • — Resources of United Kingdom, by Sir C.
  • Goodeve, 361
  • — Rubber Development Board, annual report,
  • 144
  • Nautilus atomic submarine, 307; Arctic voyage of, 193, 205; propulsion plant details, 204, 237; Sperry navigational equipment in, 238
  • Naval architects and Marine Engineers, Society of. See Society
  • — Architecture, progress in, by Dr. J. F. C.
  • Conn, 351, 386
  • — Research Laboratory, United States. See
  • United States
  • — Reserve, Royal, transmitting and receiving
  • equipment at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Navigation, aeronautical, long-range, 321 Radio aids in, by C. Williams, 318
  • Short-range, 322
  • Very short-range, 322
  • — Astro, for submarines, 238
  • — Consul system (German), 315, 316, 321
  • — Decca Navigator System, 315, 316, 321
  • — Dectra system, 321
  • — D.M.E. system, 322
  • — Gee system, 315, 321
  • — I.L.S. system, 322
  • — Instruments, aeronautical, exhibits at Farn
  • borough Show, 297
  • — Loran system (U.S.), 315, 321
  • — Marine, radio aids, by B. G. Pressey, 316
  • — P.A.R. system, 322
  • — Position finding by radio, by R. L. Smith-
  • Rose, 311
  • — Radar aid exhibits at Farnborough Show,
  • 322
  • — Submarine, methods of, 238
  • — Tacan system, 321
  • — Under polar ice, methods available, 238
  • — V.H.F. Omnidirectional Range system, 322
  • — V.O.R. system, 322
  • Navvy. See Excavator
  • Navy, British. See Royal Naval
  • Naylor, J. C., on subception, 691
  • Nchanga Consolidated Copper Mines, Ltd., position and prospects of, 201
  • Neal, B. G., work on plastic theory, 835 Needle-roller assembly machine, automatic, 184 Neelands, A. R., on position and prospects of Cementation Co., 633
  • Negretti and Zambra, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Conference, 275
  • Neill, J. H., on value of engineering distributor, 716
  • Neill, James, and Co. (Sheffield), Ltd., fine-pole magnetic chuck, 7; Eclipse magnetic door catch, 192
  • Neldco Processes, Ltd., Sala regulating valve, 7 “ Neomat ” copying lathe, Heid (Newman Industries, Ltd.), 167
  • NEPTUNE atomic reactor, 235; details of, 262; for submarine-propulsion research, 262
  • NERO atomic reactor, details of, 262
  • Nestle Co., Ltd., training centre, Lausanne, by C. Myers and F. A. Kirby, 794
  • Netherlands, atomic reactors, 686
  • — Engineering industries of, 11
  • — See also Holland
  • Network analyser, full-scale, using transformer analogues (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 93
  • — Loci of, 354, 356
  • Neutrino. See Antineutrino
  • Neutron attenuation, fast, effecting removal cross-section as means of describing, 569
  • — Behaviour in radiation shields, 570
  • — Decay, report on research into, 537
  • — Detectors at Geneva Exhibition, 762
  • for reactor control, 666
  • in reactor safety and control, 762
  • — Fast, capture cross-sections of, 539
  • Spectra measurement, 571
  • — Flux instrumentation, 763
  • Measurement, 762
  • Prediction of, 569, 570
  • — Studies in U.S., 568
  • — Transport in radiation shielding, 568
  • New Towns, development of, 137
  • New York Times, “ Get More Out of Your Newspaper ” (booklet), 42
  • New Zealand, import freedom under new trade pact, 773
  • — — Negotiations for revision of Ottawa
  • agreement, 81
  • Newage (Manchester), Ltd., industrial engines (trade publication), 845; 2-55-litre diesel engine (trade publication), 845
  • Newall Engineering Co., Ltd., jig boring machines for toolroom or light production^ 4 ; cylindrical grinding machine in “ Link-Line ” automatic gear production, 647
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, motor vehicle speeds and delays, study on, 480
  • Newman, Hender and Co., Ltd., valves for atomic energy applications, 274
  • Newman Industries, Ltd., Heid “Neomat” copying lathe, 167
  • Newmarket Transistor Co., Ltd., fifteen years of semiconducting materials and transistors, 845
  • Newnes Engineers’ Manual, by F. J. Camm (book), 712
  • Newnes Engineer’s Pocket Book, by Ft J. Camm (book), 218
  • Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Enterprise atomic-powered aircraft carrier, 665
  • Newspaper, American guide to reading, 42
  • Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., stress-relieving furnace and automatic welding machine at Thorncliffe Works, 254; agreement with Gottfried Bischoff, A.G., 822
  • Newton Spinney underground gasification at, discussion in Parliament on, 75; radiation in coal drilling tests, 666
  • Newton, W. H., on position and prospects of Serck Radiators, Ltd., 715
  • Niagara screening unit for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • — Shuttle conveyor for mechanised coal depot,
  • 126
  • Nicholls, H., on design of small harbours used by fishermen, 12; on Government grants for research, 12
  • Nicholson, L. F., on high-speed flight, rockets and satellites, 279
  • “ Nickalium III ” aluminium-bronze alloy for marine propellers (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 546
  • Nickel, and its alloys, by J. G. Thompson (book), 218
  • — Aluminium bronze for marine propellers,
  • 546
  • — from Canadian ores, cinema film on refining
  • of (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 79
  • — Chromium alloys, “ Nimonic 105 ” (Henry
  • Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 471
  • — Electroforming for foils, 575
  • fof moulds', 574
  • — Plating of aero-engine pistons, 576
  • of aircraft propellers (de Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 575
  • Kanigen electroless process, 576
  • in printing industry, 576
  • for salvage and protection, 574
  • in special applications, by H. C. Castell, 674
  • Nickols Automatics, Ltd., Nickols sequence control system, 591-2
  • Nichols, I., on industrial pneumatics, 591-2 Nicol and Andrew, Ltd., reconditioning of hydraulic press rams with “Master Hone” equipment, 378
  • Nieman, Prof., on gear tooth load tests, 543
  • Nife Batteries Ltd., portable safety lamps (trade publication), 482
  • Nikek, exhibits at Essen Mining Show, 658
  • Nile river, irrigation projects, 750. See LETTER, 787
  • Territorial claims to water benefits of, by T. H. H. Skeet, 750
  • Nimonic alloys, spot welding of (BWRA), 50 “ Nimonic 105 ” heat and creep-resisting alloy (Henry Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 546
  • Nickel-chromium alloy (Henry Wiggin and Co., Ltd.), 471
  • Nitrogen pick-up, effect on welding of Zircaloy 2, 50
  • Nobel Prize awarded to Academician I. Y.
  • Tamm and Dr. P. A. Cerenkov, 604
  • Noise, aircraft, at Croydon Airport, 667 Discussion in Parliament on, 139, 629 Government statement on, 290 at London Airport, tests on, 394 Means of minimising effect of, 441 from U.S. air bases in Britain, 795
  • — Components subjected to, experimental
  • facility for design of, at Sandia Corp. (U.S.A.), 349
  • — Control, Handbook of, by C. M. Harris
  • (review), 27
  • — Diesel-engine, origins of, by Dr. A. E. W.
  • Austen and Dr. T. Priede, 608
  • — Engine, and noise suppression, symposium
  • on, 608
  • — and Hearing: physiological aspect, by Prof.
  • W. Brown, 608
  • — Impact, analyser, type 1412 (Dawe Instru
  • ments), 717
  • — in industry (booklet), 357
  • — Internal-combustion engine, reduction by
  • enclosure, by Dr. A. J. King, 608
  • — Low-frequency, ear defenders for (Admir
  • alty Engineering Laboratories), 515
  • — of motor vehicles, measurement f, by Dr.
  • W. Martin, 608
  • — Principles of, by J. J. Freeman (book), 811
  • — Suppressing nozzles for Pratt and Whitney
  • engines in first D.C.8 airliner (Rolls- Royce, Ltd.), 62
  • — Suppression, and engine noise, symposium
  • on, 608
  • — Suppressors for American airliners (Rolls-
  • Royce, Ltd.), 62
  • — See also Sound
  • Non-destructive testing, AID techniques, 641 Nonlinear control systems, by R. L. Cosgriff (book), 152
  • — Systems, analysis and control of, by Y. H.
  • Ku (book), 327
  • Noral B51S for hand rails (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 191
  • — B51SWP for derrick for mobile prospecting
  • work (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 37
  • — B54SM plate for aluminium alloy mobile
  • concrete mixer (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 159
  • — 54SM bar for aluminium alloy mobile
  • concrete mixer (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 159
  • Noralgrip accessories for aluminium conductors (Northern Aluminium), 198
  • Nordic Economic Union, report on progress of, 426
  • Normalair, Ltd., cabin atmosphere control (trade publication), 776
  • Norris Brothers, Ltd., design for new Bluebird car, 200
  • Norris, Henty and Gardners, Ltd., 6LX diesel engine for heavy vehicles, 220
  • Norris, R. F., on testing gas turbines, 496 Norris Warming Co., Ltd., plenum plant and heating system for Rolls-Royce gasturbine test house, 821
  • North America, exports to, new activities in, 23 North American Aviation, Inc., study on use of sodium reactor coolant, 170; SINS navigation system in U.S.S. Nautilus, 238; Atlas missile, 295; X-15 manned research aircraft, 638
  • North British Locomotive Co., Ltd., “Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel hydraulic locomotive, 123; diesel locomotives for British Railways, 226
  • North British Rubber Co., Ltd., belting (trade publication), 845
  • North Eastern Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., pedestal bearings and bedplate for main- engine drive tanker generators, 744
  • North Western Electricity Board, cinema film on “ First Ten Years,” 389
  • Northampton College of Advanced Technology, one-day seminars on communication, 632
  • Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd., Noral alloy B 51 SWP for derrick for mobile prospecting work, 37. See LETTER, 100; aluminium piping, 71; thick aluminium-alloy plate (trade publication), 90; aluminium derrick, by R. F. Tayler, 100; Noral 54SM bar for aluminium alloy mobile concrete
  • mixer, 159; Noral B54SM plate for aluminium alloy mobile concrete mixer, 159; forged aluminium stanchions for hand rails, 191; Noralgrip accessories for aluminium conductors, 198; aluminium (trade publication), 811
  • Northern Rhodesia, labour problems in copper mines:, 376
  • Norway, supersonic low-level flight trials in, 511
  • — Wood pulp industry for, nuclear reactor for, 14
  • Norwegian Institutt for Atomenergi, Halden heavy-water boiling reactor project, 300
  • Norwood Technical College, survey of, 430; remarks by Principal of, 496
  • “ Not go ” screw plug gauges, by G. Lorenz, 615
  • Notch ductility tests in brittle-fracture determination, 117
  • — Toughness tests, comparison of, 107 Notched bar tests, comparison of, by A. W. Johnston, 107
  • Nottingham University, course on modern techniques for the engineer, 379; Bulleid Memorial Lectures on modern developments in engineering design, preliminary notice, 820
  • Novakovic, M., on mercury manometer for high pressures, 801
  • ‘ Novoston ” aluminium-bronze alloy for marine propellers (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 546
  • Nozzles for corner burners for boiler steam temperature control, 711
  • — Noise-suppressing, for Pratt and Whitney
  • engines in first D.C.8 airliner (Rolls- Royce, Ltd.), 62
  • — for welding of aluminium alloys, BWRA,
  • 50
  • NPD atomic power station (Canada), 169 reactor in Canada, 265
  • NPD-2 atomic reactor, 299; arrangement of, 731
  • NRU atomic reactor in Canada, 265; report on, 662, 663
  • NRX atomic reactor in Canada, 265; report on 663
  • “ N-S ” variable-speed a.c. motor (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • Nuclear age, Britain leads in (booklet), 73 Nuclear-Chicago Corp., Dynacon Electrometer for measurement of soft beta rays, 110; model 9000 reactor for nuclear education, 170
  • Nuclear Civil Constructors, exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — Congress (Cleveland, O. (1958)), preliminary
  • notice, 636
  • — Data, consolidated report on, by Dr. M. J.
  • Poole, and Dr. M. Sowerby, 538
  • — and Electronics Exhibition (Rome), British
  • exhibits at, 73
  • — Energy. See Atomic energy
  • — Energy Agency, European. See European
  • Nuclear Energy Agency
  • Conference, British. See British
  • — — Conference on, Federation of British
  • Industries, 108
  • Journal of, parts A and B of, 170
  • — — Steering Committee for, First Report of,
  • 13
  • — — Trade Association’s Conference, Britain
  • leads in this nuclear age (booklet), 73
  • — — See also Atomic energy
  • — Engineering and Science Conference (Chi
  • cago), some aspects of use of an organic coolant in a heavy-water-moderated power reactor, by M. J. McNelly, 140; radiolytic and pyrolytic decomposition of organic reactor coolants, by D. R. de Halas, 141; burning of plutonium-based fuels, by J. R. Triplett, 141; blending versus re-enrichment for slightly enriched uranium, by D. Kailman and J. E. Brennan, 142; general economics of chemical re-processing using solvent extraction processing, by F. L. Culler, 142
  • — — See also Atomic engineering
  • — Fission, physics of, 538
  • — — Product plant at Oak Ridge, 792
  • Research, 262
  • — — Thermal cross-sections for, 538
  • — Fuel. See Atomic fuel
  • — Fusion apparatus, developments in, 168
  • — — Apparatus, ASEA, at Uppsala Univer
  • sity, 74
  • — — Apparatus, survey of, 334
  • — — Controlled, by Dr. R. J. Bickerton, 824 Controlled, consolidated report on, by
  • Dr. A. A. Ware, 796
  • Controlled, and plasma physics (Perg- amon), 811
  • Declassification of U.S. and U.K. programmes, 301
  • Device, DCX, 326
  • Devices, Luce ignition scheme for, by Dr. A. Simon, 168
  • Device, OGRA, 571
  • Device, Scylla, at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 796
  • — — Devices, survey of, 824
  • Energy, direct conversion into electric power, 401
  • Exchange of information between U.S. and U.K. on, 301
  • Exhibits on, at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 236
  • — — Exhibition at Science Museum, 830 Experiments * DCX, at Oak Ridge
  • National Laboratory, Luce ignition scheme, by Dr. A. Simon, 168
  • — — Experiments in France, 169 by fast discharges, 400, 401
  • Papers on, at United Nations Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 74 Peaceful uses of, by E. Teller, 402 Processes, convention on (I.E.E.), 734
  • — Research, at Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 168, 400
  • Research at Harwell, position and progress of, 262
  • Research, at Institute of Atomic Energy, Russia, 400
  • Research, instrumentation for, 765
  • Nuclear fusion research, magnetic traps, 401
  • Research, survey Of, 334
  • — Research, transfer from Harwell to Winfrith Heath, 403
  • Research in U.S., 74, 263, 402
  • — Research in USSR, by L. A. Artsimovich, 401
  • Research; See also MAGGI\ MINN I; ZETA, etc,
  • Self-sustaining, by Dr. O. Kofoed- Hansen, 74
  • Nuclear Graphite, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345
  • — Installations (Licensing and Insurance)
  • Bill, 603; safety committee to be set up under, 693
  • — Marine Propulsion, Joint Panel of British
  • Nuclear Energy Conference, 237
  • Nuclear Power to Clear the Air (brochure), 784 — Power Facility, Hallam. See Hallam
  • Nuclear Power Plant Co., Ltd., agreement with Agip Nucleare for collaboration in design of nuclear power stations in Italy, 73; at Electronics and Nuclear Exhibition (Rome), 73; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233; atomic power station for Italy, 301; appointment of R. L. Vaughan as director, 403; contract for atomic power plant in Italy, 438; charging and discharging fuel on loan at Bradwell atomic power station, 505; Brussels Exhibition award, 611; Latina atomic power plant, 693; television equipment contract to Pye, Ltd., for Latina atomic power station, 793; see also under specific projects
  • See also Atomic power
  • Plant. See Atomic Station. See Atomic
  • — — Year Book (1958-59) (review), 403
  • — Propulsion. See Atomic propulsion
  • — Radiation. See Radiation
  • — Reactor. See Atomic reactor
  • — Research. See Atomic research; Nuclear
  • fusion
  • — — European Organisation for. See Euro
  • pean
  • — Institute, Joint (Dubna). See Joint Nuclear Research Institute
  • National Institute for. See National
  • — Science, National Institute for Research in.
  • See National Institute
  • — Scientists, Commonwealth, informal meet
  • ing of, 45
  • — — Commonwealth Conference of, prelimi
  • nary notice, 236
  • — Supply Agency, proposed activities of, 793
  • — Thermo. See Nuclear fusion
  • — Weapons. See Atomic weapons
  • — See also American Nuclear Society Nucleons, structure of, research on, 537 Nucleonic gauges (Ekco), 347
  • — Instruments exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 765
  • Nucleus, atomic, discovery of, by Prof. N. Bohr, 793
  • Nuffield Foundation, annual report, 507; financial contribution to Jodrell Bank radio telescope, 557
  • Nugent, G. R. H., On disposal of railway branch lines, 12
  • Numation, Ltd., electrically controlled air/ hydraulic actuator, 512
  • Nuts, wing, from folded pressings (M. F. Robertshaw, Ltd.), 771
  • Nutrition in cereals for underdeveloped countries, 823
  • Nyletter trapezium-shaped vinyl tiles for flooring (Holmsund Flooring, Ltd.), 192 Nylon disc filters for blast-furnace cooling water at Richard Thomas and Baldwins, 673
  • — Tubing (trade publication), 153
  • OAK Ridge National Laboratory, DCX thermonuclear experiments, Luce ignition scheme, by Dr. A. Simon, 168; GCR-2 atomic reactor, 298, 696; trapping of energetic deuterons in magnetic field, 402; Tower Shielding facility, 571; Multicurie Fission Products Pilot Plant, 792. See also under specific projects
  • Oakley lifeboat, self-righting, J. G. Graves of Sheffield (William Osborne, Ltd.), 742

Obituary:

  • - Broom, H. S., 364
  • - Durand, W. F., 228
  • - Halcrow, Sir W., 591. See Correction, 655
  • - Inglis, C. J., 460
  • - Lamb, J., 228
  • - Smith, Dr. S. Livingston, 591
  • OC23 alloy junction transistors for digital computers (Mullard, Ltd.), 690
  • OC24 alloy junction transistors for digital computers (Mullard, Ltd.), 690
  • Occupational diseases covered by Industrial Injuries Act, 46
  • Oceanography, effects of atomic radiation on, report oh, 109
  • OEEC. See Organisation for European Economic Co-operation
  • Office Appliance and Business Equipment Trades Association, electronic computer exhibition, 688
  • — Machinery, Australian imports of, 389
  • — Management Association, report on clerical
  • salaries analysis, 1958, by Dr. O. G. Pickard, 112; trends in personnel practice (booklet), 736
  • Office, method study in, cinema film, 9
  • — Personnel practice in London, trends in,
  • booklet on, 736
  • — for research and experiments of Inter
  • national Union of Railways, 618
  • — Workers relations with factory workers, 533 Salary survey, 112
  • OGRA fusion device, ion injection in, 828
  • — Thermonuclear device, 334, 571
  • Oil barge, flexible, sea trials of Dracone DI (Dracone Developments, Ltd.), 440
  • Oil burners. See Burners
  • — Burning reading lamps, illumination patterns of, by H. Sutcliffe, 820
  • — Castor, for rear-axle lubrication, London Transport tests on, 223
  • — vs. coal, effect on National Coal Board price
  • policy, 2
  • — Cr^de, Sahara, French searches for, 558
  • — Drilling platform, mobile, DeLong, for Shell Co. (Steel Structures, Ltd.), 95
  • — Edible, grease from, hydrogenation plant at Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • — Engine. See Engine, diesel
  • — Extraction from coal, research on, 735
  • — Feed distributing boxes for controllable- pitch propellers in frigates, 815
  • — Films, discharge through thin, in thin- film lubrication, by C. Siripongse, P. R. Rogers, and Dr. A. Cameron, 146
  • Thin, dynamic calibration of, 146 Thin, voltage/current characteristics of, 146
  • — Fired boilers, weather-sensitive control
  • unit for (Stonebridge Electrical Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — Fuel, consumption in 1957, 330
  • — Gasification, new plants for, 579
  • — Heaters, tests on, 684
  • — Hydrogenation of, for gas production,
  • experimental plant, 579
  • — Industry, Iraq, review of, 34 Iraq revolt effect on, 98
  • in Middle East, effect of Arab States development, 208
  • — Lubricating, distributor pump, 28-way
  • (Tecalemit, Ltd.), 231
  • — Pipeline developments in Western Europe,
  • 258
  • Marseilles/Strasbourg, of Societe du Pipe-line Sud Europeen, 258
  • — Refinery in Brazil, new construction, 303 “ Grass-roots,” in Australia, commissioning of, by D. W. L. Barker, 122
  • Milford Haven, plans for new (Esso), 15, 426
  • Mina al Ahmadi, of Kuwait Oil Co., Ltd., 404
  • Peace River, opening of (British American Oil Co.), 786
  • — Resources, Commonwealth, position and
  • prospects of, 79
  • — Switch. See Switchgear
  • — Synthesis from carbon monoxide and hydro
  • gen, 748
  • from coal, discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — Tankers. See Tankers
  • — Type rust preventive (trade publication), 90
  • — See also Lubrication; Paraffin; Petroleum Oilferno, Ltd., Blue Flame burner for naturaldraught oil-fired domestic boiler, 424
  • Oilheat oil-fired boiler with twin boilers (Henry Wilson and Co., Ltd.), 160
  • Okamura, T., on atomic immigrant ship, 602 Old-age pensioners, increase in, 112
  • Wisdom and experience in, Plain Words on, 754
  • Oldham, J., on investments in Africa, 369; on position and prospects of Oldham and Son, Ltd., 369; remarks on advertising budgets, 479
  • Oldham and Son, Ltd., positions and prospects of, 369; battery production at home and overseas, 799
  • Olding, Jack, and Co., Ltd., Vickers Vigor crawler, tractor, 596; Barber-Greene 873 Finisher machine for laying and finishing bituminous road surfaces, 659
  • Olin Mathieson, exhibits at Essen Mining Show, 65:8
  • Olympus Mark 201 turbojet, type test on (Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd.), 62
  • Omnibus, motor. See Bus
  • Omnicoach 12-seater public service vehicle (Austin), 463
  • OMR atomic reactor in U.S., 263
  • OMRE atomic reactor in U.S., 263, 698
  • “ Onazote ” insulating floor heating (Expanded Rubber Co., Ltd.), 720
  • O’Neill, T. A., on better craft apprentices, 687 Ontario Research Foundation, ORF iron- making process, 145
  • Opancol, Ltd., Quicklift elevator for handling grain in bulk, 790
  • Opel Kapitan motor car, redesigned version of, 101
  • Open-hearth furnace. See Furnace
  • Operational aspects of intellect, by Dr. D. M. Mackay, 728
  • — Research on flow of passengers in subways
  • and on stairways by London Transport Executive, 245. See LETTER, 396
  • in industry, post-graduate course at Birmingham University, 179
  • in rail transport, 683
  • Operatives, training of, report by Joint Committee on Individual Efficiency in Industry, 533
  • Oppenheimer, H. F., on position and prospects of Nchanga Consolidated Copper Mines, Ltd., 201
  • Opportunities in engineering, exhibition (Cheltenham), 428
  • Optical grinding machine with attachment for grinding small radii (Wickman, Ltd.), 198
  • — Immersion pyrometer, Foster-Platt (Foster
  • Instrument Co., Ltd.), 725
  • — Interferometry, calibration of mirror exten
  • someters by, by A. F. C. Brown, 180
  • — Observations of satellites, by R. H. Merson,
  • 371
  • — Reading devices for machine-tool scales, by
  • C. Godfrey and S. C. Bottomley, 615
  • Optimum design of multicell box subjected to given bending moment and temperature distribution, by D. J. Johns (book), 747
  • Oral communication of technical information, by R. S. Casey (book), 445
  • Ordman, N. N. B., on concrete curing tests, 3 ORE. See Office for Research and Experiments Ores, Canadian, refining nickel from, cinema film on (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 79
  • — Iron, mines, Kiruna, Lysholm-type rotary
  • screw compressors at, 490
  • Mines, Tisco, LOX explosives for, 391
  • Ores, iron, preparation developments, 145
  • — — Prospecting for, 260
  • — Manganese, separating from clay, blade mill
  • for (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 8
  • Orenda Engines, Ltd., Iroquois turbojet, 343; Iroquois turbojet engines for Avro CF 105 Arrow all-weather interceptor, 542
  • ORF ironmaking process, 145
  • Organic Coolant in heavy-water-moderated power reactor, by M. J. McNelly, 140
  • — — Reactor, radiolytic and pyrolytic decom
  • position of, by D. R. de Halas, 141
  • — Fuels for nuclear reactors, 110
  • Organisation for European Economic Co-operation, First Report of Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy, 13; table of test reactors existing or planned in Europe, 13; report on engineering industries in Europe, 76. See also 65; report on gas supply in Europe, 579; review of shortage of engineers, 589; possible effect of Free Trade Area on, 654; differences of opinion within, 818; see also Eurochemic; European Nuclear Energy Community; European Productivity Agency
  • Oriana, liner, transverse propulsion for (Vickers-Armstrongs), 222
  • Orient Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., transverse propulsion for liner Oriana, 222
  • Orifice, Dall, for flow measurement (trade publication), 153
  • Original Automatic Cast Steel Ball Factory, foundation of, 261
  • Orpheus turbo-jet engine to be built under licence in Germany (Bristol Aero-Engines), 532
  • Orr, Lord Boyd, on East-West trade, 819
  • ORR modified nuclear reactor (Netherlands), 13
  • — Nuclear reactor (Sweden), 13
  • Orthogonal cutting of a work-hardening material, by Dr. D. G. Christopherson, P. L. B. Oxley, and Dr. W. B. Palmer, 113 Osborne, William, Ltd., J. G. Graves of Sheffield self-righting Oakley lifeboat, 742
  • Oscillations. See Vibrations
  • Oscillator, crystal, thermally-compensated (Automatic Telephone and Electric Co., Ltd.), 215
  • Osgood, W. Fogg, on functions of complex and real variables (book), 712
  • Osram fluorescent tubes for transistor-oscillator inverter lighting system, in Vickers Vanguard airliner (G.E.C.), 222
  • — Integral 280 W sodium lamp (GEC), 461 Ostermann, W., on “ Bergbaumechanik ”
  • (book), 577
  • Otnima machine tool units (trade publication), 421
  • Ottawa agreement, negotiations between British and New Zealand Governments for revision of, 81
  • Otten, Lt.-Cmdr. E. H., on producing cold air, w
  • Ottermill Switchgear, Ltd., expansion of, 598 Otto, C. A., on electric furnaces (book), 483 Out-patient waiting time (I) publication on, 472 Outsiders as executives, 73o
  • Ove Arup and Partners, new hangar for Beverley aircraft at Abingdon, 682
  • Ovens, coke. See Coke ovens
  • Overband electromagnetic separator (Industrial Magnets, Ltd.), 166
  • Overhead cranes. See Crane Overloader. See Tractor shovel Overseas tours by senior executives, 611 Overspeed and rotation indicator for Conway aero-engine (Pye), 297
  • Overtime. See Hours of labour
  • Owen, Sir L., on organisation of chemical engineering projects, 121; in U.K. delegation to Atomic Energy Conference (Geneva), 237
  • Owen, N. B., on slipping-clutch fatigue-testing machine, 84; on fatigue of embedded point carrying shear load, 618
  • Owusu, M., appointment to Ghana office of Chamberlain Group, 533
  • Oxaal, G., Proceedings of second symposium on concrete shell roof construction (review), 91
  • Oxford English Dictionary, new Supplement to, 187
  • — University. See Clarendon Laboratory
  • — Western by-pass, discussion in Parliament,
  • On progress of, 48
  • Oxidation in hydrogen peroxide manufacture, 812
  • — Resistant coatings research at Sondes
  • Place, 150
  • Oxide scaling of superheater tubes, study at National Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • Oxley, P. L. B., on orthogonal cutting of a work-hardening material, 113
  • Oxy-acetylene welding. See Welding Oxygen converter steelmaking process, Kaldo, 145
  • Steelmaking process, Linzer Dusenver- fahren, 145
  • Steelmaking process, Rotor, 145
  • — Flame cutting of titanium with preheat
  • flame; 50
  • — in Indian steelworks, increased use of, 391
  • — Liquid, explosions in Organic materials in
  • presence of, 391
  • as explosive in iron Ore mines, 391
  • Lubricant behaviour in, 391
  • — — Use in Atlas ICBM, 295
  • — in steelmaking, research at BSCRA, 144
  • — Systems, emergency, for Comet 4 airliner passengers, 581
  • Pl81 gas turbine for rotary wing aircraft (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 343
  • Pl82 gas turbine for fixed wing aircraft
  • (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 343 Packages, loading machine for (F. C. Kane, Ltd.)), 497
  • — Mechanical handling of, International
  • Raffway Congress on, 552
  • Package, monitor type 210 (Isotope Developments, Ltd.), 347
  • Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd., electrogalvanised metal strip for box-strapping, 144
  • Packaging cold solid bitumen, multi-sheet paper bags for, 191
  • — Test service, at Salterpak Division of Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd., 423
  • Packing, pre-, of fresh fruit and vegetables, by C. H. Stansfield, 652
  • Pads, rail, rubber, in permanent-way tracks, 144 Page, A. E., updraught grate, 501
  • Paints, epoxy-based, Epiglo type C (Corrosion, Ltd.), 782
  • — Plant, new, in Europe (du Pont de Nemours (Belgium) SA), 532
  • — System for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 821
  • Painting of railway bridges, 518
  • Pakistan, Indus river territorial claims of, 751
  • Pallet loader, semi-automatic (W. and C. Pantin, Ltd.), 561
  • — Materials-handling, ISO work on, 158
  • — Transfer assembly unit for high production, 184
  • — Truck, electric, battery-driven (Wessex Industries (Poole), Ltd.), 561
  • Palletisation for parcels handling, International Railway Congress on, 552
  • Palmer, J., introduction to press tool design (book), 27
  • Palmer, Dr. W. B., on orthogonal cutting of a work-hardening material, 113
  • Palouste air-bleed unit for air-turbine starter, 342
  • PAMETRADA. See Parsons and Marine Engineering Turbine Research and Development Association
  • Pan American World Airways, transatlantic service of, 394
  • Panel, control. See Control panel
  • — Display, for nuclear power plant (Elliott Brothers (London), Ltd.), 275
  • — Plywood, for wall formwork (Kwikform,
  • Ltd.), 160
  • Panelec (Great Britain), Ltd., low-temperature radiant warming systems, 32
  • Panellit, Ltd., data processing and information system for reactor, 665
  • Pantin, W. and C., Ltd., semi-automatic pallet loader, 561
  • Pantograph air compressor V-twin cylinder “ Bristol ” BP02, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive for Midland Region, 759 Panton and Webb, Fimax universal magnetic chuck, 231; magnetic chucks (trade publication). 277
  • Paper, backing, non-stick ,“ Striplac ” (RWP Co.), 118
  • — Bags, multi-sheet, for packaging cold
  • solid bitumen, 191
  • — for electric cable insulation at Aberdare
  • Cables, Ltd., 774
  • — Sacks for coal delivery, 791
  • — Scientific and technical, how to write, by
  • S. F. Trelease (book), 218
  • — Tube, phenolic resin bonded (book), 648 PAR navigation system, 322
  • Paraffin radiant heater (Sterling Incandescent), 224
  • Parcels, mechanical handling of, International Railway Congress on, 552
  • — Van with exceptional driving visibility
  • (British Road Services), 222
  • Park Royal Vehicles, Ltd., diesel railbuses for British Railways, 350
  • Park, Ward, Ltd., bodywork for Alvis 3-litre saloon motor car, 506; bodywork for Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars, 506
  • Parker Gallery, military engineering exhibits, 687
  • Parker, T. E., Vencedor downdraught grate, 503
  • Parkes, Dr. A. S., comment on deep-freezing of mammals, 302
  • Parkes, Dr. E. W., on unsafe bridge, 606 Parking meter exports, 389
  • Parliament, new session begins, 629
  • Parmeko, Ltd., step-down transformers to reduce risk of accidental electric shock, 456 Parr Shoals, demonstration nuclear power plant at, 45
  • Parsons, C. A., and Co., Ltd., model of turboalternator for nuclear power stations, 274; Dr. H. M. Finniston appointed research manager of Nuclear Research Centre, 604 Parsons and Marine Engineering Turbine Research and Development Association, data resulting from 3,000 s.h.p. gasturbine project, 442; progress report, 442 Parsons Marine Turbine Co., Ltd., agreement with Brown-Boveri and Co., Ltd., for technical collaboration on design and manufacture of marine steam turbines, 239
  • Parsons turbines. See Turbine, steam
  • Parsons and Whittemore/Lyddon Organisation, Horkel depither for bagasse, 36
  • Part, A. A., on Britain’s need for scientists and technologists, 589
  • Particle accelerators. See Accelerators
  • — Centre-of-mass energies of, 540
  • — Cosmic-ray, research on, 536
  • — Elementary unstable, properties of, 536
  • — Metal, stationary, and frictional sparks,
  • ignition of firedamp by, by F. P. Bowden and Dr. R. D. Lewis, 241
  • Partitioning, daylight, Lita (trade publication), 327
  • Pask, G., on electrochemical growing of logical circuits, 729
  • Passenger flow in subways and on staircases in underground railway stations, 245. See LETTER, 396
  • — Ships. See Ships
  • Patents exploitation officer of UKAEA, 604
  • — and inventions, how to develop and protect
  • them, by R. A. Buckles (book), 357
  • — Laws in Channel Islands, 640
  • — Sale of, opportunities for, 151
  • Paterson Hughes Engineering Co., Ltd., handling schemes (trade publication), 218 Patrol boats, reverse reduction gearbox for, 715 Paul, K. S., Ltd., Burger model DO pneumatic impact press (trade publication), 357;
  • Otnima machine tool units (trade publication), 421
  • Paul, K. S. (Molybdenum Disulphide), Ltd., “ Moly-Paul Superfine ” molybdenum disulphide powder, 523
  • Pay. See Income; Salary; Wages
  • — Equal. See Wages, equal pay
  • Pay load, new magazine of Austin Motor Co., 747
  • Payne Products International, Ltd., exhibition of “ Lapmaster ” lapping machines, 843
  • P12C electronic counting unit (Electronic Machine Co., Ltd.), 134
  • Peace, John (Steel and Tools), Ltd.,, hand tools (trade publication), 277
  • Peace River, industrialisation progress, 786
  • Peace River Power Development Co., formation and directorate of, 786
  • Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. See Atomic energy
  • of fusion, by E. Teller, 402
  • Peak Frean and Co., Ltd., award at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • Peam, Frank, and Co., Ltd., history of, 136
  • Pearson, J. D., on divisional organisation at Rolls-Royce, 171
  • Pearson, Dr. S. Forbes, on efficiency of small refrigerator compressors, 485
  • Pedestal bearings. See Bearings
  • Peerless sports car, De Dion rear axle arrangement, 567
  • PEGASE atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Pegasus computer, List of Existing Programmes of, 27
  • Peissenberg-type ram plough for coal mines (Westfalia huenen), 658
  • Pens, ball point, tests on, by Association for Consumer Research, Ltd., 256
  • Pencil, black-lead, Swan “ All-Stabilo,” for marking on glazed surfaces (Gordon and Gotch, Ltd.), 165
  •  ? Pendulum to Atom ” exhibition, crystal clocks at, 588
  • Penetrant flaw detection, AID work on, 641
  • Penguin Books, Ltd., dictionary of civil engineering, by J. S. Scott, 845
  • Penhoet, development of nuclear-powered ships, 661; position and prospects of, 661
  • Pensions and National Insurance, Ministry of, report for 1957, 199
  • — Plan for workers of Pressed Steel Co., 691
  • — Retirement, increase in, 112
  • — Scheme, Government comment on, 533 of John Allan and Co. (Glenpark), Ltd., 16 National, comment on, 472
  • Workers under, statistics on, 599
  • Pensioners, old-age, increase in, 112
  • Penzance and Evesham, gas grid between, 675
  • People, training to understand, by Z. M. T. Tarkowski. 377
  • Pepikin 25 circulator pump (Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 7
  • Percival system of stereophonic transmission (EMI), 360, 620
  • Pergamon Press, translations of Russian journals, 152; international journal of air pollution, note on, 187; plasma physics and problem of controlled thermonuclear reactions, 811
  • Perhapsatron S-4 toroidal pinch device, 797 Periodicals of mathematics and allied subjects in London libraries, union list of, 845
  • Perkins, F., overseas tour by, 611
  • Perkins, F., Ltd., F340 110 h.p. diesel engine in Ford F600 trucks, 134; new engines at commercial motor show, 462; Chairman’s overseas tour, 611; PM4 diesel engines in Oakley self-righting lifeboat J. G. Graves of Sheffield, 743
  • Permanent magnets. See Magnets
  • Permeability, longitudinal, of hardwoods and softwoods, by D. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • “ Permet ” unbreakable polythene stencils (Heller and Sons), 748
  • Perrin, J. F., on railway accidents, 195. See LETTER, 395-396
  • Personnel department, hiring and firing by, 691
  • — Hiring and firing of, 691
  • — Management Conference (Cambridge), re
  • marks by Hon. R. Wood at, 46
  • — Practice, trends in (booklet), 736 Pethick-Lawrence, Lord, on inflation, 175 Petrobras activities in Brazil, 303
  • Petrocarbon Developments, Ltd., model of heavy water plant, 10
  • Petroff, A. N., on definition of an engineer, 723 Petrol motors. See Aircraft engines; Motor-car engines; Motor boats; Tractors
  • Petroleum engineering exhibition. See Chemical and petroleum
  • — Equipment, British Manufacturers of,
  • Council of. See Council
  • — Exhibition. See Chemical and Petroleum
  • Exhibition
  • — Industry, UK, Statistics Relating to
  • Consumption and Refinery Production 1956 and 1957 (booklet), 91
  • — Information Bureau, UK Petroleum Indus
  • try Statistics Relating to Consumption and Refinery Production 1956 and 1957 (booklet), 91
  • — Institute of. See Institute
  • — Plant at Chemical and Petroleum Engineer
  • ing Exhibition (London), 10
  • — Research, swinging-frame electric dynamo
  • meter for (Esso Research, Ltd.), 116
  • — See also O/7; Paraffin
  • Petters, Ltd., small engine production for Armstrong Siddeley Motors, 522
  • Pfann, W. G., on zone melting (review), 613
  • Phase and continuity indicator (Tiltman Langley), Ltd., 498
  • Phenolic resin bonded paper tube (book), 648 Philadelphia Electric Co., Ltd., helium-cooled atomic power plant project, 829
  • Philip Hill Higginson and Co., formation of British Shareholders Trust, 755
  • Philip and Son, Ltd., ships (trade publication), 188
  • Philips Electrical, Ltd., transistorised pocket radiation monitor, 204
  • Philips Technical Review, shaping of diamond and sapphire styli, 96
  • Phillips Cycles, Ltd., wheel truing machine, 788 Phillips Petroleum Co., uranium mining and milling by, 427; development of Rigidex polyethylene, 523
  • Phillips, R. S., on electric lifts (book), 648 Philosophical systems, American and Russian compared, 43
  • Philosophy, American, pragmatism as, 43
  • “ Phoenix City ” cinema film on uses of building hardboards (Bowaters Sales Co., Ltd.), 64
  • Phonon conduction in low-temperature research, 679
  • Phcnotrix lightweight battery-operated tape recorder (Fonadek (Branson), Ltd.), 7
  • Phosphate production in Israel, 259
  • Phosphor “ Y,” for cathode-ray-tube screens (Ferranti); 802
  • Photoelastic experiments on bending stress in spur gear teeth, by M. A. I. Jacobson, 543
  • — Stress analysis, high-speed, by D. A.
  • Senior, 248
  • Photoelasticity, high-speed, by D. A. Senior, 248
  • — Treatise on, by E. G. Coker and L. N. G.
  • Filon (review), 421
  • Photographs, exhibition of, at conference on industrial design and engineering industries, 708
  • — Flash, in photoelastic stress analysis, 250 Photographic enlarger, electronic (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 366
  • — Film, polyester-based, Accurene (E. N.
  • Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 847
  • Polyester-based, Cronaflex (E. I. du Pont de Nemours), 847
  • Photography, cine, high-speed, in high speed photoelastic stress analysis, 249
  • — Colour, collaboration between Ilford, Ltd.,
  • and ICI, 435
  • Photomicrographs of Polyslip bearings, 17
  • — Surfaces of metal cylinders after rubbing,
  • 242
  • Photo-printer, desk, Dyflex (Remington Rand, Ltd.), 563
  • Physical chemistry. See Chemistry
  • — Laboratory, National. See National
  • — Society, Rutherford Lecture on discovery
  • of atomic nucleus, by Prof. N. Bohr, 793
  • Physics of atomic reactors, collection of Soviet papers on, 571
  • — Dictionary of, by H. J. Gray (review), 152
  • — Electricity and magnetism (Vol. II); light
  • (Vol. Ill) (books), 218
  • — High-energy, CERN conference on (Geneva,
  • 1958), 505
  • — Journal of, Czechoslovak, translation of
  • non-English articles in, 747
  • — Plasma, and problem of controlled thermo
  • nuclear reactions (Pergamon), 811
  • — Solid-state, electron microscope in, cinema
  • film on, 573
  • Physiological aspects of noise and hearing, by Prof. W. Burns, 608
  • pi-Meson. See Meson
  • Piasecki Aircraft Corp., 59K aerial jeep, 474 PIB interceptor aircraft. See Lightning Pick-up baler, life and use of, by A. H. Gill, 623 Cartridge, crystal “ Acosterpo,” for stereophonic recordings (Cosmocord, Ltd.), 328
  • Stereophonic (Decca Radio and Television), 328
  • Pickard, Dr. O. G., report on clerical salaries analysis, 1958, 112
  • Pickles, John, and Son (Engineers), Ltd., woodworking machinery (trade publication), 357
  • Pickling, acid, descaling of titanium sheet by, 30 Picture coding research by digital computer, 550
  • Piercy, Lord, on Government financial policy, 15
  • Pigott, R., national survey of handwriting, 390
  • Piling for super grid extensions between Tilbury and Rayleigh (West’s Piling and Construction Co., Ltd.), 128
  • — for suspension bridge at Samawa, 25
  • Pilot, automatic. See Automatic pilot
  • — Launch, Leader (John I. Thornycroft), 673
  • — Plant for desulphurising coke-oven gas by
  • Appleby-Frodingham process, 223
  • Pinch devices in thermonuclear research, 824
  • — Dynamic, straight, Triax experiment on, 797 in straight tubes, 796
  • — Effect in thermonuclear research, 796
  • — Toroidal, Perhapsatron S-4 device for, 797
  • — See also Discharge
  • Pingon tower cranes, George Cohen agency for, 773
  • Pinions, turbine, hobbing machine for (Craven Bros. (Manchester), Ltd.), 333
  • See also Gears: Gearing
  • Pioneer lunar probe, failure and outcome of, 527, 624
  • Pipes, Armaflex plastics insulator for (Armstrong Cork Co., Ltd.), 144
  • — Butt-welding machine for (Quasi-Arc,
  • Ltd.), 1166
  • — Cleaning, shot and sandblasting equipment for (Vacu-Blast, Ltd.), 398
  • — Drain, “ Key-Conex ” non-ferrous compression fittings for (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.), 848
  • — Joints, welded, worm hole reduction (Quasi-Arc), 223
  • — Soil, “ Everite ” connector for (trade publication), 27
  • — Straps, Terylene webbing, for Bowaters Paper Corp. (“ W ” Ribbons, Ltd.), 118
  • — System for Abidjan project for power from
  • the sea, 105
  • Twin strainers for (Royles, Ltd.), 398
  • — Welding, EB weld insert for (trade publication), 27
  • — See also Tubes
  • Pipeline, oil. See O/7 pipeline
  • — Timber, Santa Fe (Head Wrightson
  • Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • Piping, aluminium (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 71
  • “ Piping ” reduction in welded pipe joints (Quasi-Arc), 223
  • Pippard, Prof. A. J. S., on the individual, the profession and the Institution (Civil Engineers), 622
  • Pistons, aero-engine, nickel plating of, 576
  • — Heads, diesel engine, profile boring lathe
  • for (Denhams Engineering Co., Ltd.), 397
  • Pitabond universal adhesive (trade publication), 218
  • Pitman, I. J., on Shaw’s alphabet, 427-428, 559. See LETTER, 591
  • Pitt Scott automatic tension winch (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • PL4 Maracaibo passenger launch for Compania Shell de Venezuela (Vosper, Ltd.), 120
  • Plan for Progress, Labour Party pamphlet, 130 Planetary mill. See Rolling mill
  • Plannair, Ltd., interest in Russian markets of, 81
  • Planning automatic assembly, by G. H. Kendall, Sr., and L. Walter, 184
  • — Vertical co-operation for, by A. M. Alfred,
  • 837
  • Planstore equipment of James H. Randall and Son, Ltd., at International Inventors’ Exhibition (Brussels), gold medal for, 151
  • Plant commissioning, by D. W. K. Barker, 122 by A. F. Cottrell, 122
  • — Engineer, definition of, 395
  • — — Incorporated. See Incorporated
  • — Growth, electrically controlled, 288
  • — Loading control by computer at British
  • Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd., 669
  • Plaque to commemorate founding of Charles Burrell and Sons, Ltd., 100. See LETTER, 131
  • Plasma analysis, instrumentation for, in thermonuclear research, 765
  • — Confining of fast particles of, 401
  • in ZETA and SCEPTRE, 400
  • — under magnetic fields, study in Russia, 402;
  • study in US, 402
  • — Physics and problem of controlled thermo
  • nuclear reactions (Pergamon), 811
  • — Production devices, 824
  • — Ring accelerator (CERN), 236
  • — Rotating devices, 829
  • — Stable, proposed methods of obtaining, by
  • G. Miyamoto, 403
  • Plasmoids, producing, in Russia, 402
  • Plastic design, development of, 834
  • of steel structures, 834
  • — Equations for a work-hardening material,
  • 114
  • — Method of design for welded steel frame
  • structures, tests of, at BWRA, 49
  • — Sheet forming, by R. L. Butzko (book), 218
  • — Theory calculations, computers, for, by
  • J. Heyman, 834
  • Plasticity, dynamic, of unsafe bridge, by Dr. E. W. Parkes, 606
  • Plastics ambulance bodies for LCC, 644
  • — Automatic sawing machines for (Wadkin,
  • Ltd.), 211
  • — Carbon-halogen, by M. A. Rudner (review),
  • 746
  • — Careers in (booklet), 376
  • — Coating of steel, Stelvitite (BX Plastics,
  • Ltd.), 70
  • Velbex, 70
  • Velbex-Cobex laminate, 70
  • — Comparisons with steel, bibliography on,
  • 613
  • — Components, ethylene plant from, model
  • of (Kellogg International Corp.), 10
  • — — Injection moulding machine for (Pro
  • jectile and Engineering Co.), 449
  • — Electroforming of, 575
  • — Expanded metal as reinforcement for, 70
  • — Federation, British. See British
  • — Flash clipping press for (British Industrial
  • Plastics), 597
  • — Flow in, adjustable foundation pads,
  • application of, 26
  • — Imports, failure of plea for increased
  • tariffs on, 773
  • — Industry, careers in (booklet), 376
  • Growth and prospects of, 532
  • Tariffs on imports, failure of plea for increase in, 773
  • — Insulator for pipes, Armaflex (Armstrong
  • Cork Co., Ltd.), 144
  • — Motor-car bodies, 531
  • — Reinforced, technical conference, 719
  • — Research, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.,
  • 22
  • — Sheet, toughened, “ Saroy,” cinema film on
  • Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd.), 38 Vinyl, for Lumenated Pyramid ceilings, 816
  • — Tube monitor (Haynes and Haynes, Ltd.), 132
  • — Yearbook, British, 1958 (book), 152
  • Plate, aluminium-alloy, thick (trade publication), 90
  • — Bending rolling machine, pyramid-type
  • (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 132
  • — Mill. See Rolling mill
  • — Noral B54SM, for aluminium alloy mobile
  • concrete mixer (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 159
  • — Sack, 4-high rolling mill for, at ICI, Ltd.,
  • titanium plant, 29
  • — Steel, brittle fracture in, 117
  • — Strength of materials applied to, by C. F.
  • Kollbrunner and M. Meister (book), 712
  • Platform, oil drilling, mobile, DeLong, for Shell Co. (Steel Structures, Ltd.), 95
  • — Truck, aluminium, “ Aerolumin ” (Indus
  • trial Trucks), 197
  • Plating. See Electroplating
  • Platinum in glass industry, by Dr. H. Moore, 613
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures,
  • 241
  • Platt Brothers and Co., proposed merger with J. Stone and Co., 471
  • Platt Brothers (Holdings), Ltd., position and prospects of, 39
  • Plenum plant for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house (Norris Warming Co., Ltd,), 821
  • Plessey Co., Ltd., electrical actuators (trade publication), 713
  • Plessey Nucleonics, Ltd., atomic reactor effluent monitor, 274; neutron detectors for reactor control, 666
  • Pleuger Aktiv rudder for pulp-carrying vessels Elizabeth Bowater and Constance Bowater, 450
  • Plough, ram, Peissenberg-type, for coal mines (Westfalia Luenen), 658
  • Plowshare project, investigations under, 74
  • Plumbago and refractories (trade publication), 90
  • Plumbing, cold, Devcon emergency repair kit for (E. P. Barrus (Concessionaires), Ltd.), 128
  • — History of, proposed, by T. S. Masters, 820 Plumett glandless heating accelerators (Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 652
  • Plumettaz S.A., agreement with Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd., to manufacture Plumett glandless heating accelerators, 652
  • PLUTO atomic reactor, 13; high temperature gas-cooled loop for testing ceramic fuel element in, 234; details of, 262
  • Pluto ramjet project, 603
  • Plutonium alloy fuel core for fast reactor station, 792
  • — Based nuclear fuels, burning of, by J. R. Triplett, 141
  • — Carbide as dispersed atomic fuel, 830
  • — Economics of use of, 464
  • of use of, by N. L. Franklin, et al., 464
  • — Enrichment of, 464
  • — Factory, Windscale. See Windscale
  • — Fuel cycle in atomic reactors, 464
  • — Manufactured at Hunterston for military use, discussion in Parliament on, 110
  • — Military grade, from atomic power stations, discussion in Parliament on, 203
  • — Oxide as dispersed atomic fuel, 830
  • — Producing pile, No. 2, at Windscale, to be sealed off, 540
  • — Production at Calder Hall, 793
  • — Recycling of, 464
  • — Resonance parameters for, 539
  • — in US nuclear reactor, 301
  • — Use in atomic reactors, 464
  • Plysu Products, Ltd., pressure-ventilated protective suit of Geon p.v.c. sheeting, 656
  • Plywood panels for wall formwork (Kwikform, Ltd.), 160
  • — Strength properties of. Part 4: working stresses (book), 218
  • “ Pneugrip ” air-operated vice (Air Automation), 196
  • Pneumatic cylinders, control valves for, 544
  • — Drill. See Drills
  • — Electric control gauge (Teddington Indus-:
  • trial Equipment, Ltd.), 460
  • — Hammers. See Hammers
  • — Hydraulic ram (Polymation, Ltd.), 37
  • — Screwdriver (Desoutter Bros., Ltd.), 429
  • — Transfer equipment, electrically sequenced
  • (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 254
  • — See also Compressed air; Air compressor Pneumatics, industrial, by F. X. Kay, 544.
  • See LETTER, 591-2
  • Pneumoconiosis of coalminers, statistics on, 139
  • Poland, abstracting system, 692
  • — Inflation in, 67
  • — Iron and steel making in, report (book), 218 Polar ice, navigation under, methods available, 238
  • — Path compass system (Elliott Brothers
  • (London), Ltd.), 297
  • Polaris atomic submarine, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • Polariscope for photoelastic stress analysis, 248 Polariser for photoelastic stress analysis, 248 Political and Economic Planning, Problems of Freer Trade in Europe (broadsheet), 81; study of relationship between Britain and European Community, 81
  • Polk, L., on organisation of research, 22 Pollution, air. See Air pollution
  • — River, prevention of, treatment of trade
  • waste waters and, by P. C. G. Isaac (review), 246
  • Polyester-based photographic film, Accurene (E. N. Mason and Sons, Ltd.), 847
  • — — Photographic film, Cronaflex (E. I. du
  • Pont de Nemours), 847
  • — Resin for jointless flooring in commercial
  • vehicles (Bakelite, Ltd.), 717
  • for plastics ambulance bodies (Beck, Koller and Co.), 644
  • — — Reinforced, for outboard-powered boats
  • (Meadcraft, Ltd.), 546
  • Polyethylene, Rigidex, effect of processing on density of, 523
  • — — for “ Permet ” unbreakable stencils
  • (British Resin Products, Ltd.), 748
  • — Sleeve, silicone-grease-filled, “ Polytel,” for
  • cable joints (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 770
  • — Unbreakable stencils, “ Permet ” (Heller &
  • Sons (Engineers), Ltd.), 748
  • Polymation, Ltd., pneumatic/hydraulic ram, 37 Polymers, radiation effects on, 636
  • Polymerisation, tar, increase with irradiation, 141
  • Polyslip porous sintered bronze bearings impregnated with PTFE (Bound Brook Bearings, Ltd.), 17
  • Polystyrene (Styron, 475); raw material for “ Saroy ” sheet (Distrene, Ltd.), 38
  • Polytechnic (Regent Street), residential courses for senior managers, 80; marketing courses, 415; course on heat transfer in atomic power plant, 465
  • “ Polytel ” silicone-grease-filled polyethylene sleeve for cable joints (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.),”770
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene. "See PTFE
  • Polythene cold-water tubing specification, 64
  • — Flame-retarding, insulation of, for coaxial
  • radio-frequency miniaturised cable (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 4 Polyurethane foam, Daltolac 24, for heat and sound insulation (ICI), 847
  • Polyvinyl-butyral interlayer for laminated glass (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • — Chloride sheets, up to 50 in long, machine
  • for welding (H.F. Industrial Services, Ltd.), 102
  • — Chloride sheeting, Geon, for pressure-
  • ventilated protective suit (Plysu Products, Ltd., and Spembly, Ltd., 656
  • Pomey, J., on diffused graphite cast iron, 615
  • Pontoon units, “ Uniflote ” (Thos. Storey (Engineers), Ltd.), 368
  • Poole, Dr. M. J., on nuclear physics1, 536 Pope, A. W., Jr., on E. P. Ward on Americans, 332
  • Popular Aviation Review (Brackens), 421
  • Population | bulge,” employment and training problems, 344
  • Pore formation in galvanising process, by J. J. Sebisty (book), 712
  • Port of London Authority, concrete curing tests, by N. G. Bondre and N. N. B. Ordman, 3; harbour radar station (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 353
  • Porta-Unit portable storage cabinet (Smallbone and Son), 524
  • Portal, Lord, on Tube Investment’s offer to British Aluminium Co., 822
  • Porter, F. C., on specification requirements for colour anodising of aluminium, 616
  • Porters, Railway, obligations to passengers, 405
  • Portland cement. See Cement
  • “ Portolite ” collapsible liquid container (Marston Excelsior), 498
  • Portsmouth Dockyard, dilutees in, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • Portugal, atomic energy agreements with, 236 Posford, Pavry and Partners, Samawa suspension bridge, 24
  • Position control, linear, Helisyn, for computers (BTH Co., Ltd.), 688
  • — Finding by radio, by R. L. Smith-Rose, 313 Post, D., series interferometer of, 249
  • — for fencing, wooden and concrete, CSIRO
  • tests on, 620
  • — Office, electronic letter-sorting machines for
  • (Thrissell Engineering Co., Ltd.), 243 Department, United States, automatic letter-sorting machine prototype, 149
  • General. See General Post Office
  • Post, R. F., on Pyrotron (mirror machine) programme, 402
  • Posters, safety, of British Safety Council, 143
  • — Suggestion scheme, of Industrial Welfare
  • Society, 376
  • Potash production in Israel, 259
  • Potatoes, prepacking of, 652
  • Potentiometer, control, for nuclear power station (General Radiological, Ltd.), 275
  • — Drives for computers (Kynmore Engineer
  • ing Co., Ltd.), 688
  • Pottery industry, industrial health survey, 599 Pound, strength of, Labour Party policy on, 130 Powder compacting press for mineral “ licks ” for sheep and cattle (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • — Metal, compressibility, British Standard
  • for, 748
  • — Metallurgy glossary, international, 713 See also Sintered
  • Powder Metallurgy, Ltd., international powder metallurgy glossary, 713
  • Powell, R. L., tables of transport integrals (book), 844
  • Power from the Atom (film), 237
  • — Electricity (trade publications), 482, 550, 648
  • — Feeds, air/hydraulic operated, electrically
  • controlled, for linear movement (Numa- tion, Ltd.), 512
  • — Hammer. See Hammer
  • — Heat systems, thermodynamics of, by
  • F. W. Hutchinson (review), 776
  • Power Jets (Research and Development), Ltd., School of Gas Turbine Technology, closure of, 228
  • — Loss in internal-combustion engines, 116
  • — Plant. See Hydro-electric; Power stations;
  • Atomic power stations
  • — Press. See Press
  • — Reactors. See Atomic reactors
  • Power Reactor Development Co., agreement with United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority for exchange of information on fast reactors, 237; Enrico Fermi I nuclear power plant, 237
  • — from the sea, use of temperature differences
  • at Abidjan project, 104
  • — Station, Abidjan project for power from the
  • sea, 104
  • Atomic. See Atomic
  • Hydroelectric. See Hydro-electric
  • Keighley, Crompton Parkinson generators, 47 years service of, 563
  • Thorpe Marsh, boiler of 550 MW capacity for (International Combustion, Ltd.), 710
  • — — Yalloum, development of, 261
  • — — See also Atomic power stations
  • — Supply for gas-turbine test house of Rolls-
  • Royce, Ltd., 478
  • variable-voltage, at Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 549
  • — Tidal, difficulties of, 104
  • — Transmission, overhead cables for,, dis
  • cussion in Parliament on problem of, 48
  • — Transmission. See also Drives; Gearing;
  • Grid; Transmission
  • — Water. See also Hydraulic; Power plant;
  • Hydro-electric; Pelton wheel; Turbines, hydraulic
  • — See also World Power Conference Powers-Samas Accounting Machines, merger
  • with British Tabulating Machine Co., 39
  • Poznan Fair, Britain’s activities at, 151
  • PR23 rocket engine for use in aircraft (Armstrong Siddeley), 343
  • Prager, W., work on plastic theory, 835 Pragmatism, as American philosophy, 43
  • Prain, Sir R., on copper industry, 761
  • Pratt, A. W., on heat transfer in deep underground tunnels, 605
  • Pratt, H. R. C., on steam-water cooled reactor, 504
  • Pratt and Whitney J75 engines for Avro CF105 Arrow all-weather interceptor, 542
  • Preciptron electrostatic filters for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house (Sturtevant Engineering Co., Ltd.), 820
  • Precision Approach Radar navigation system, 322
  • Precision Components (Barnet), Ltd., terminal blocks (trade publication), 713
  • Precision Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd., Pepikin 25 circulator pump, 7; agreement
  • with Plumettaz S.A., to manufacture
  • Plumett glandless heating accelerators, 652 “ Predictive Quantising ” coding, computer simulation study of, 550
  • Preferred numbers system for gauge thicknesses for sheet and wire, 676
  • Preplasticiser unit in injection moulding machine, 449
  • Press, conveyor, automatic, for liquid extraction (Modern Mechanisation, Ltd.), 92
  • — Extrusion, components for (trade publication), 27
  • — Flash clipping, for plastics (British Industrial Plastics), 597
  • — Forging, Eumuco, for weldless rings at
  • N. Hingley and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., 745 Hydraulic, at Walter Somers, Ltd., 578
  • — Gag, straightening machine, 625
  • — Hydraulic, four-column (Charles S. W
  • Grigg, Ltd.), 102
  • Reconditioning of rams with Nicol and Andrew “ Master Home,” 378
  • — Impact, pneumatic, Burger model DO
  • (trade publication), 357
  • — Powder compacting, for mineral “ licks ”
  • for sheep and cattle (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • — Releases, meeting on, Plain Words on, 786
  • — Tool Design, Introduction to, by J. Palmer
  • (book), 27
  • Press, William, and Sons, Ltd., auger type earth boring machine, 492
  • Pressed Steel Co., Ltd., transfer of refrigeration division from Oxford to Swansea, 15; unit for Rover 3-litre fast touring motor car, 470; pensions plan for workers, 691.
  • Pressey, B. G., On marine radio navigational aids, 316
  • Pressings, folded, wing nuts from (M. F.
  • Robertshaw, Ltd.), 771
  • Pressoturn, Ltd., “Tote” system of bulk material's handling; 489
  • Pressures, differential, diaphragm meter for (Foxboro-Yoxall), 657
  • — High, mercury manometers for, by M.
  • Novakovtf, 801
  • — Loss characteristics of banks of tubes, by
  • J. M. Miller and G. F. S. Reising, 737
  • — Ratio detector, Microjet (H. M. Hobson
  • Ltd), 124
  • — Vessel for AGR reactor (Whessoe, Ltd.), 403 Bending moments in, 204
  • Reactor types, 695
  • Shear forces in, 204
  • Spherical', stress analysis of, by Dr. R. Hicks, 203
  • Stress analysis of, work on, at BWRA, 49 Whessoe, for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • Pressurised cylinders, stress distribution in influence of frame pitch and stiffness on, by D. S. Houghton (book), 747
  • Preston by-pass, new traffic proposals by Ministry of Transport, 162; opening of, 724
  • Preston, Sir K., on proposed merger between Platt Bros. and Co., and J. Stone and Co., 471
  • Preston, K. H., on position and prospects of Platt Brothers (Holdings), Ltd., 39
  • Prestressed concrete. See Concrete, prestressed
  • Prestressing system, Freyssinet, for roof beams of new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Lee-McCall, Macalloy wedge grip anchor for use with, 605
  • Price, B. T., on atomic propulsion, 600
  • — Commodity, comment on fall in, 362
  • — Fall in, 716
  • — Increases in, 303
  • — “ Just,” policy of Servomex Controls, Ltd.
  • 785
  • — Mechanism, Plain Words on, 818
  • — and politics in nationalised industries, 81
  • — Reductions in, 479
  • — Stability prospects, discussion in Parliament
  • on,175
  • — Stable, full employment and, by Lord
  • Cohen, 632
  • Price, W. J., on nuclear radiation detection (review), 390
  • Priede, Dr. T., on origins of diesel-engine noise, 608
  • Prince, J. T., Engineering Co., Ltd., naturaldraught oil-fired domestic boiler, 424 Princeton University, Stellarator fusion devices at, 824
  • Printed circuits, Dynasert automatic assembly unit for, 185
  • Printers and Assistants, National Society of. See National Society of Printers
  • — Photo, desk, Dyflex (Remington Rand,
  • Ltd.), 563
  • Printing continuous film strips, machine for (Fairey Air Surveys, Ltd.), 398
  • — Industry, use of nickel plating, 576
  • — and Kindred Trades Federation, withdrawal
  • of Natsopa from, 199. See LETTER, 292
  • — Machines, continuous, for match-making
  • works of Bryant and May (Chambon, Ltd.), 186
  • Output, xerographic (Rank Precision Industries, Ltd.), 690
  • Privacy, violation of, by engineering products, Plain Words on, 194
  • Probe, furnace temperature (Blaw-Knox Co.), 166
  • — Lunar. See Lunar probe
  • — Magnetic, measurements in thermonuclear
  • research, 797
  • Process instruments and controls handbook, by D. M. Considine (review), 746
  • — Plants for hydrogenation plant at Stork
  • margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd. (Unilever, Ltd.), 133
  • Product changes, responsibility for, study group on, 837
  • Product Selection, Ltd., offices in Detroit and Chicago, 151
  • Production capacity, spare, report on, 226
  • — Control by computer at British Tabulating
  • Machine Co., Ltd., 669
  • — Efficiency, influence of sales policy on, by
  • R. S. Liddle, 837
  • Production engineer, European Common Market and, by Sir C. Weir, 818
  • — — Free Trade Area and, by Sir C. Weir, 818
  • — — Institution of. See Institution
  • — Engineering Research Association, activities of, 48; progress report, 88; inauguration of new research block, 88; effect of drill shape on drill life, 88; grinding research, 89; radioactive wear tests, 88; cuttingfluid research, 89; tests on threaded assemblies, 89; machine-tool vibration absorbers, 89; cold-extrusion research, 89; metal-forming research, 89; threadrolling research, 89; automatic control of machine tools, 89
  • Research, International Institution of.
  • See International Institution
  • — Handbook of layout and dimensions for, by
  • H. H. Katz (review), 357
  • — and inspection departments, friction be
  • tween, by R. M. McKenzie, 344
  • — and sales balance, A. C. Hazel on, 415
  • — Show. See National Industrial Production
  • Show
  • — Standardisation in, 9
  • Productivity, conference on, at Bristol University, remarks on sales and production balance, by A. C. Hazel, 415
  • — Council, British. See British
  • — Cutting costs for (booklet), 185
  • — and Social Organisation: Ahmedabad
  • Experiment, by A. K. Rice (review), 445 Professional Classes Aid Council—Annual Report, 46
  • Profits, company, “ just price ” policy on, 785
  • — Earning of Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd.
  • (booklet), 736
  • — Manufacturing industry, peak in, 136
  • — Sharing scheme of Boots Pure Drug Co.
  • Ltd. (booklet), 736
  • — Trading, quarterly returns of, 162 Programmes with common sense, by Dr. J.
  • McCarthy, 728
  • — Programming, Automatic, by Dr. G.
  • Hopper, 728
  • — for an automatic digital calculator, by
  • K. H. V. Booth (review), 187
  • — Digital computer, by D. D. McCracken
  • (review), 187
  • — Dynamic, by R. Bellman (review), 612
  • — Heuristic, artificial intelligence and, by
  • Dr. M. Minsky, 728
  • — Intellect and, papers on, at symposium on
  • mechanisation of thought processes, 728
  • — Linear, and economic analysis, by R.
  • Dorfman, P. A. Samuelson, and R. M. Solow (review), 612
  • — and progressing systems and meeting com
  • pletion dates, by W. V. M. Kelly, 122 Progress control by computer at British Tabulating Machine Co., Ltd., 669
  • — Plan for, Labour Party pamphlet, 130 Progressing and programming systems and
  • meeting completion dates, by J. O. Dug- dale-Bradley, 122
  • Systems and meeting completion dates, by W. V. M. Kelly, 122
  • Project Dynasoar, 22
  • — Engineer, centralisation of executive autho
  • rity in, by United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 121
  • — Organisation, systems of, by R. E. Bywater,
  • 121
  • Systems of, by K. M. Curwen, 121
  • — Plowshare, investigations under, 74
  • — Records, analysis and future use of, by R.
  • Adams, 122
  • Analysis and future use of, by S. T. Card, 122
  • — Rover, nuclear reactor for, 74
  • — Sherwood exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 326
  • — Stratoscope balloon-carried telescope, 623 Projectile and Engineering Co., injection moulding machine for plastics components, 449
  • Projector, infra-red (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 230
  • — Lamp. See Lamp
  • Pronoun reference in German, by L. Brandwood, 728
  • Proof correction symbols, B.S.I. table of, 681
  • — Stress of ultra-high-strength steels, 447 Prop, torsion, for coal mines (Giitthoffnung-
  • shiitte (Sterkrade)), 658
  • Propane for production of hydrogen at Stork margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • Propellers, aircraft, nickel plating of (de Havilland Propellers, Ltd.), 575
  • — Controllable-pitch, KaMeWa, for diesel
  • frigates (Stone) 815
  • — High-speed, for PL4 Maracaibo launch,
  • 120
  • — Marine, high-tensile aluminium-bronze,
  • development by Mond Nickel Co., Ltd. (publication), 546
  • — Marine, theory of, 352
  • Propulsion of ships. See Atomic propulsion; Marine propulsion; Turbines; Propellers; Ship resistance
  • PROSERPINE atomic reactor in France, 264 Protective suit, pressure-ventilated, of Geon pvc sheeting (Plysu Products, Ltd., and Spembly, Ltd.), 656
  • Proteus free-turbine engine for Bluebird car, 200
  • — Turbo-prop aero engine, 760 series (Bristol
  • Aero-Engines), 343
  • Proton, De Broglie wavelength of, 537
  • — Synchrotron. See Synchrotron
  • PRPR nuclear reactor, plutonium based fuels study on, 141
  • Psychology, Industrial, National Institute of. See National
  • PTFE, dispersion coatings of, applications (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 118
  • — Polyslip porous sintered bronze bearing,
  • impregnated with (Bound Brook Bearings, Ltd.), 17
  • PTR atomic reactor in Canada, 265
  • Public Accounts, Committee of. See Cow- mittee
  • — Health equipment, maintenance of mechani
  • cal and electrical parts of (book), 445
  • — Speaking competition (EDA), 660
  • Public Speaking is Great Fun (booklet), comment on, 660
  • — Works and Municipal Services Congress
  • and Exhibition, preview of, 594
  • Publicity for export promotion, Central Office of Information leaflets, 389
  • Pugsley, Sir A., on influence of welding on structural design, 327
  • “ Puller ” haulage winch (ACE Machinery), 597 Pulleys, belt, self-lubricating (Rolandswerk (Essen)), 658
  • — Langitexnon-slip (Cork Manufacturing Co.,
  • Ltd.), 563
  • — Speed reduction Andantex (Fumival and Co.,
  • Ltd.), 398
  • — “ Torque limit ” (Industrial Drives, Ltd.),
  • 198
  • — Variable speed, Sextet (Industrial Drives,
  • Ltd.), 165
  • Pulling power of tug, crane weigher for measuring (Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd.), 7
  • Pulp-carrying vessels Elizabeth Bowater and Constance Bowater, Pleuger Aktiv rudder for, 450
  • — Wood, industry of Norway, nuclear reactor
  • for, 14
  • Pulse action in electric fencing, 790
  • in milking machines, 790
  • — Sonic, in flawed materials, velocities of,
  • apparatus for measurement of, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • — Sound, by F. G. Friedlander (book), 118 Pulverised coal. See Coal
  • Pumps (trade publications), 845
  • — Air. See also -4ir compressors
  • — for atomic reactors, 273
  • — Boiler feed, epicyclic speed-increasing gear
  • for, 715
  • — Centrifugal, self-priming (Rhodes, Brydon
  • and Youatt, Ltd.), 10
  • — Circulating, for boiler for Thorpe Marsh
  • power station, 711
  • — Circulator, Pepikin 25 (Precision Electrical
  • Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 7
  • — Diaphragm, glandless self-priming (trade
  • publication), 327
  • — Diffusion, “ Metrovac,” for large vacuum
  • systems (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 349, 604
  • — Fans and compressors, by A. de Kovats and
  • G. Desmur (book), 118
  • — Feed, Electrofeeder, for Hinkley Point
  • nuclear power station (G. and J. Weir), 14
  • — Heat, domestic, discussion in Parliament on,
  • 767
  • — Heating, glandless, Plumett (Precision
  • Electrical Products (Stockport), Ltd.), 652
  • — Hydraulic, and ancillaries, for hydraulic
  • presses (Towler Bros. (Patents), Ltd.), 102 Ram, Hydrams, sales technique of John Blake, Ltd., 415
  • V.S.G., in governor test rig (Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd.), 514
  • — Low-lift, at Ashford Common filtration
  • works, 255
  • — Lubricating oil distributor, 28-way (Tecale-
  • mit, Ltd.), 231
  • — Maintenance of (book), 445
  • — Mine, water in, by J. Sinclair (book), 483
  • — Monobloc, flame-proof, for gases in groups
  • I and II (Worthington-Simpson, Ltd.), 10
  • — Oil, for controllable-pitch propellers in
  • frigates, 815
  • — Piston, type 552144, for heavy water
  • (Societe Hispano Suiza), 274
  • — Tube diaphragm (Merrill Pumps, Ltd.), 10
  • — Unit, glandless motor, for reactor circulating
  • systems (Hayward Tyler and Co., Ltd.), 273 Hydraulic, positive displacement gear type, for mine car handling plant at Glyncorrwg (Keelavite), 650
  • Pumped storage hydro-electric projects. See Hydro-electric
  • in power supply system, 436
  • Pumping, air, in internal-combustion engines, 116
  • — Set, hydraulic, on horizontal testing
  • machine for National Coal Board (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • — Station at Ashford Common filtration
  • works, 255
  • Punch, tape, automatic, Audit 322 accounting machine with (British Olivetti), 690
  • Automatic, Audit 330 billing typewriter with (British Olivetti), 690
  • for direct recording of computer output data (Creed and Co.), 688
  • Purchase tax on commercial motor vehicles, 494 Purfleet-Dartford tunnel, discussion in Parliament on progress of, 175
  • Purification plant, argon, for Dounreay (British Oxygen Co., Ltd.), 79
  • — of sewage. See Sewage
  • Purposes, perspective of, comment on, 33 Pushing cylinders for underground conveyors and loaders (trade publication), 713
  • P.V.C. See Polyvinyl chloride
  • PWGR atomic reactor in Russia, 263 PWGrR atomic reactor in Russia, 263
  • PWR. See also Atomic reactor, pressurised- water
  • Pye (Ireland), offer of television station for Irish Government, 192
  • Pye, Ltd., portable short-range guided missile, 270; television camera for carbon-dioxide- cooled reactor, 273; television equipment for Latina atomic power station, 793
  • Pye Telecommunications, Ltd., portable transistorised amplifier, 37; overspeed and rotation unit, 297
  • Pylons, foundations for, by M. Suberkrub (book), 777
  • Pyramid translucent ceilings (Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • Pyrolytic decomposition of monoisopropylbiphenyl, 141
  • of organic reactor coolants, by D. R. de Halas, 141
  • Pyrometallurgical reprocessing, developments in, by M. Levenson and H. Schraidt, 465 Pyrometer, optical immersion, Foster-Platt (Foster Instrument Co., Ltd.), 725
  • Pyrophor particles, ignition in methane—air mixtures, 241
  • Pyrotenax, Ltd., position and prospects of, 598
  • Pyrotron mirror machine programme, by R. F. Post, 402
  • Q244 atomic-powered submarine (France), 14; work suspended on, 665
  • Qualified men, directory of opportunities for (Cornmarket Press)., 247
  • Quality control at new tube factory of Venesta, Ltd., 414
  • of wiring accessories at J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd., 675
  • — Its creation and control (booklet), 185
  • Quakers and Smith Bros., Ltd., Kerry radial drills, 167
  • Quartz crystal clock, miniature (J. Langham Thompson, Ltd.), 620
  • clocks, 588
  • Quasi-Arc, Ltd., butt-welding machine for pipe, 166; reducing worm holes in welded pipe joints, 223
  • Questionnaires, London School of Economics research on, 507
  • — on television sets by Consumer Advisory
  • Council 192
  • — on tracking lunar probes by Jodrell Bank
  • telescope, 624
  • Quicklift elevator for handling grain in bulk (Opancol, Ltd.), 790
  • Quicksilver. See Mercury
  • Quo, Earl of, on conversion of railways into roads, 534
  • RAAFAT, A. A., reinforced concrete in architecture (review), 91
  • Rabinow Engineering Co., automatic letter sorting machine prototype, 149
  • Racal Engineering, Ltd., frequency meter tachometer, 8
  • Races, bearing. See Bearing races
  • Racing motor cars. See Motor- car
  • Radalloyd, Ltd., portable magnetic crackdetection apparatus, 102
  • Radar, airborne, liquid-cooling systems for, 296
  • — Direction finding by, 315
  • —- Establishment, Royal. See Royal
  • — and fire control system, Airpass, for P.1B
  • all-weather fighter aircraft (Ferranti, Ltd.), 92
  • — Guidance for rockets and satellites, 285
  • — Height-finder, type S244 (Marconi); 560
  • — Navigation aid Exhibits at Farnborough
  • Show, 323
  • — Reflectors on channel buoys, 317
  • — — Compound curvature mould for, resur
  • facing with epoxide resin (A. C. Cossor), 775
  • — Ship-bome, 317
  • — Station for Port of London Authority
  • (Decca Radar, Ltd.), 353
  • — Surveillance, 317
  • Radarscope speed measuring device for vehicles, 480
  • Radial drill. See Drill
  • Radiant warming systems, low-temperature (Panelec (Great Britain), Ltd.), 32
  • Radiation accident at Argonne National Laboratory, 540
  • at Boris Kidric Institute of Nuclear Sciences, 540, 793
  • — Airborne contamination measurement, 765
  • — from beta-rays, safety precautions for
  • (booklet), 170
  • — in coal drilling tests, 666
  • — Detectors, 571
  • — Effects on materials, by J. J. Harwood
  • H. H. Hausner, J. G. Morse, and W. G. Rauch (review), 613
  • on metals, 635
  • on polymers, 636
  • — Hazard control in atomic energy industry,
  • 765
  • — High-level, study of industrial applications,
  • 110
  • — Laboratory, of Texas Co., 427
  • — from luminous furnace flames, 420
  • — Measurements from Explorer IV, by J. V.
  • Allen, C. McIlwain, and G. Ludwig, 371
  • — Monitor, hand and clothing (E.M.I.
  • Electronics, Ltd.), 204
  • Pocket (Philips Electrical, Ltd.), 204
  • — Nuclear, concrete for shielding, publication
  • on, 110
  • Detection, by W. J. Price (review), 390
  • — in nuclear submarine Nautilus, 237
  • — from nuclear weapon tests, 240
  • — Protection, ISO work on, 158
  • — Pyrometer. See Pyrometer
  • — from radioactive waste disposal and acci
  • dents, 240
  • — Shielding, concrete for, publication on, 110 Consolidated report on, by J. D. Jones,
  • 568
  • of reactor primary coolant, 140
  • Studies in U.S., 571
  • — Source, sodium reactor coolant as, study
  • on, 170
  • — Whole-body, measurement of, 765
  • Radiator, built-in panel, at Hurseal Group Heating Centre, 192
  • — Gulf lightweight hot water, at Hurseal Group Heating Centre, 192
  • — Motor-car, anti-freeze solutions for, report
  • on, 684
  • — Oil-filled, electric, time switch for (Hurseal, Ltd.), 360
  • — System for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive (Serck Radiators, Ltd.), 123
  • — Vertical panel (Gulf Radiators, Ltd.), 128
  • Radio aids and aeronautical navigation, by C. Williams, 318
  • to communication in collieries, 90
  • — All-transistor, Transistor Six, for motor cars (Cossor Radio), 328
  • Radio and Allied Industries, Ltd., new chassis layout for television receivers, 328
  • — Compass, automatic, 318
  • E-RCB-2, for light aircraft (Elliott Bros. (London), Ltd.), 743
  • Radio Corp, of America, solid-circuits study for control systems, 287
  • — Direction finding by, 313
  • — Equipment, transistorised, airborne (Standard Telephones and Cables), 297
  • Radio Gramophone Development Co., stereophonic record player, 328
  • — Hobbies Exhibition, exhibits at, 752
  • — Motor car, at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328
  • — Navigation aids, marine, by B. G. Pressey, 316
  • — Observations of satellites, by R. H. Merson, 371
  • — Position finding by, by R. L. Smith-Rose, 313
  • — Research Station, new study of radio waves
  • and physical conditions of upper atmosphere, 87; work of, 216; as IGY data centre, 216; work on tropospheric scatter, 217
  • — Show (Earls Court), 328
  • — Society of Great Britain, Radio Hobbies
  • Exhibition, 752
  • — Stereophonic, compatible single-channel,
  • Percival system (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 620
  • — Telephone link in Jamaica, stand-by
  • generator plant for (Austinlite, Ltd.), 135
  • — Telescope. See Telescope
  • — Transistorised, for motor-cars (E. K. Cole,
  • Ltd.), 328
  • — Transmitting station. See Transmitting
  • station
  • — Waves and physical conditions of upper
  • atmosphere, new study of, by Radio Research Station, 87
  • — See also Telegraph; Wireless; Television;
  • Radar; Valves; Thermionic
  • Radioactive contamination from nuclear weapon tests, 240
  • — Device for controlling sludge level in
  • settling basins, 658
  • — Fission products plant at Oak Ridge, 792
  • — Fuel cartridges, apparatus for removing
  • (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 109-110
  • — Iodine for tracer test on drinking water, 108
  • — Isotopes1, See Radioisotopes
  • — Liquid wastes, conversion to glass-like
  • lumps for disposal (UKAEA), 792
  • — — Waste products, calcining at National
  • Reactor Testing Station (Idaho), 792
  • — Materials, disposal of, in the sea, 109
  • — — Handling equipment company, British-
  • American, 203
  • — — Handling of, exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 346
  • — Waste disposal and accidents, radiation
  • from, 240
  • — — Disposal in Savannah merchant ship, 601 Disposal in spaghetti-like clay, 792
  • — — Storage and disposal of, 109
  • — Wear tests (PERA), 89
  • Radioactivity, natural, in coal drilling tests, 666 Radiograms, stereophonic (Hobday Bros.), 328 at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328 Radiographs, classified, for defects in aluminium welds (booklet), 847
  • — Copying for reproduction, by R. O. Couch-
  • man, 643
  • — Reproduction of, by R. O. Couchman, 428,
  • 643. See LETTER, 496
  • Radiography, auto, radioisotopes for, 635
  • — in dentistry, thulium 170 for, 108
  • — Radioisotopes for, 635
  • Radioisotopes for analysis, 635
  • — Applications of, exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 346
  • — for autoradiography, 635
  • — Bodies containing, safe handling of (book
  • let), 199
  • — in Canada, 264
  • — Civil-engineering applications, 635
  • — in coal drilling tests, 666
  • — Consolidated report on, by E. R. Wiblin, 634
  • — Dangers in use of, 405
  • — in density gauges, 634
  • — Economies of, 636
  • — Exports of, 108
  • — Extraction from fission-product solutions,
  • 109
  • — for flow measurement, 635
  • — Half-life of, 108
  • — Handling problems, 636
  • — Increased use of, 108
  • — Industrial applications in U.S., 263 uses of, 375
  • — for level gauges, 635
  • — Manufacture exhibit at atomic energy
  • exhibition (Geneva), 142
  • — Medical and agricultural applications in
  • U.S., 263
  • — in medicine, 108
  • — in metal finishing tests, 170
  • — Nuclear fuel elements as source of, 108
  • — Production and sources of, 262 in TRIG A nuclear reactor, 109
  • — for radiography, 635
  • — as research aid, 108, 375
  • — in Russia; Applications, 263
  • — Separation plant at Oak Ridge, 792
  • — for soil humidity measurement, 635
  • — Techniques of UKAEA, 14
  • — for teletherapy, 636
  • — in thickness gauges., 634
  • — Tracer methods, 635
  • Techniques, principle and applications, 108
  • — and their uses;, by W. G. Busbridge, 1108
  • — for wear measurement, 635
  • — for X-ray testing, 635
  • Radiological Protection, International Commission on. See International Commission
  • Radiology, AID work on, 641
  • Radiolytic decomposition of monoisopropylbiphenyl, 141
  • of organic reactor coolants, by D. R. de Halas, pl
  • Radiovisior Parent, Ltd., motor control relay (trade publication), 713
  • Radomes, glass fibre, “ fluted core,” for Britannia airliners (Bristol Aircraft Ltd.), 715
  • Rails, hand, forged aluminium stanchions for (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 191
  • — Railway. See Railway rails
  • — Transport, of dangerous goods, international convention on, 818
  • Operational research in, 683
  • Revolution in, by A. B. B. Valentine, 655 Road transport competition to, 832 Railbuses, diesel, for British Railways, 350 Railcars. See Carriages, railway
  • Railway accidents, by J. F. Perrin, 195 Lewisham, by K. F. H. Murrell, 195-6. See LETTER, 259
  • Lewisham, comment on report on, 129. See LETTERS, 195-6, 259, 395
  • — Bas Congo-Katanga, 50-cycle electric rail
  • way traction progress, 609
  • — Branch lines, disused, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on disposal of, 12
  • — Bridges. See Bridges
  • — British. See British
  • — Buffer stops in accidents, 195
  • — Carriage. See Carriage
  • — Congress, International. See International
  • — Conversion into roads, discussion on, 534
  • — Data processing machines for, 552
  • — Electrification of, historical note on, 609 of Italian State Railways, 786
  • See also under British Railways and other specific cases
  • — Engineering requirements of, International
  • Congress on, 518
  • — Freight, revolution in, by A. B. B. Valentine,
  • 655
  • — Fuel and Operating Officers’ Association,
  • 21st annual proceedings (1957) (book), 648
  •  ?—German Federal, deficit continued, 331; modem developments, 331; use of railcars, 519
  • — International Union of. See Office for
  • Research and Experiments of
  • — Irish, “+GF+” automatic coupler for
  • (George Fischer, Ltd.), 511
  • — Italian State, electrification progress, 786
  • — Light, International Railway Congress on,
  • 553
  • — Locomotive. See Locomotive
  • — Lunacy of, by M. Whitelaw, 445
  • — Motor carriage. See Carriage
  • — Operation, mechanics of the train in service
  • of, by S. O. Ell, 683
  • — Point layout, chairlock type, for Metro
  • politan Line, 639
  • — Porters, obligations to passengers, 405
  • — Rails, long welded, laying in North
  • Eastern Region of British Railways, 783 Long welded, advantages and use of, 518 Pads, rubber, in permanent-way tracks, 144
  • Wear of, International Railway Congress on; 552
  • — Ravenglass-Dalegarth, future prospects of,
  • 623
  • — Roads over, discussion in Parliament on, 139
  • — Rolling stock, passenger, economic,' 519 Stock. See also Carriage; Locomotive;
  • Wagon
  • — Shopmen, wage increase to, acceptance of
  • British Transport Commission offer by National Union of Railwaymen, 80
  • — — Wage increase to, rejection of British
  • Transport Commission offer, by Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 80
  • — Signalling. See Signalling
  • — Students’ Association, Presidential Address
  • on railway freight revolution, by A. B. B. Valentine, 655
  • — Swedish State, use of railcars, 519
  • — Train, automatic control, in “ Sir Brian
  • Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Brake. See Brake
  • “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow express transistor-inverter fluorescent lighting system in (GEC), 222
  • Freight, automatic coupler for (Dowty), 813
  • — — Freight, hydraulic buffer for (Dowty), 813 in service of railway operation, mechanics of, by S. O. Ell, 683
  • Timetables, analogue computer for, 87
  • — Tube. See Underground; London Transport
  • Executive
  • — Underground. See Underground; London
  • Transport Executive
  • — Unremunerative lines, discussion in Parlia
  • ment on, 139
  • — Wagons. See Wagons
  • Railwaymen, National Union of. See National Union of Railwaymen
  • Rain-making experiments in Russia, 577
  • Raleigh Industries, Ltd., description of 49-9 c.c. moped, 580; position and prospects of, 822
  • Ram dozer blade, “ Sapper Powerdozer,” for tractors (Bomford and Evershed, Ltd.), 529
  • — Hydraulic press, reconditioning with Nicol
  • and Andrew “ Master Hone,” 378
  • — for hydraulically-operated mine car handling
  • plant at Glyncorrwg (Keelavite), 650
  • Ram, Prof. J., visit to UK, 599
  • — Plough, Peissenberg-type, for coal mine
  • (Westfalia Luenen), 658
  • — Pneumatic/hydraulic (Polymation, Ltd.),
  • 33
  • Ramac 305 computer, IBM, disc memory in, 41
  • Ramjets, atomic-powered, 603
  • — See also Aircraft engines
  • Ramsey, Murray, White and Ward, architects for gas turbine test house of Rolls-Royce., Ltd., 478
  • Randall, James H., and Son, Ltd.,, Planstore equipment at International Inventors’ Exhibition (Brussels), gold medal for, 151 Rank Precision Industries, Ltd., Mathieu guillotine for separating continuous stationery, 690; xerographic output printing machine, 690
  • Ransomes and Rapier, diesel-driven cranes on barge train for Nigeria, 69; 10 ion crane (trade publications). 218
  • Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Ltd., Mini-Gang small gang mower, 392
  • Rapistan Stevedor Junior portable conveyor (Manufacturers Equipment Co., Ltd.), 165
  • RAPSODIE atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Rauch, W. G., on effects of radiation on materials (review), 613
  • Ravenglass-Dalegarth railway line, future prospects of, 623
  • Raw materials, standardisation of, 9
  • Rawe, J., hopper-fed grate, 502
  • Rawle, A. H., on counting with the fingers. See LETTERS, 67. See also Vol. 185
  • Rays, beta. See Beta-rays
  • Cathode. See Cathode ray
  • — Gamma. See Gamma rays
  • — X. See X-rays
  • Rayon industry, stock levels fluctuations in, by A. M. Alfred, 837
  • RBI08 jet engines in SCI vertical take-off aircraft (Rolls-Royce), 341
  • Reactive metals, welding of, BWRA research on, 50
  • Reactor Operations School (Calder Hall), 262 Reader, W., on men and machines: history of
  • D. Napier and Son, Engineers, Ltd.,' 1808-1958 (review), 649
  • Reading Technical College, survey of, 430
  • Receiving and transmitting equipment of Royal Naval Reserve, at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Recession in UK, position and prospects of, 194
  • — in US, effect on Britain’s exports, 208
  • — in US, impact on Britain’s economic
  • prospects, 35
  • Record Electrical Co., Ltd., portable ammeters (trade publication), 713
  • — Gramophone, electroformed nickel for, 574 Safety, of British Safety Council, 143
  • — Player, stereophonic (Radio Gramophone
  • Development Co.), 328
  • Stereophonic, “ Stereogram ” SG188 (Decca Radio and Television), 360
  • — Project, analysis and future use of, by
  • R. Adams, 122
  • Analysis and future use of, by S. T. Card, 122
  • “ Recorde ” gas-regulator (D. S. Baddeley Engineering Co., Ltd.), 333
  • Recorder, gas flow, “ Arkon ” (Walker, Crosweller and Co., Ltd.), 366
  • — Multi-point, for variable inputs (Savage &
  • Parsons, Ltd.), 725
  • — Speed, control-rod (Cambridge Instrument
  • Co., Ltd.), 275
  • — Strip-chart, Multelec Mark 3 (George
  • Kent, Ltd.), 275
  • — Tape, battery-operated, lightweight, Phono-
  • trix (Fonadek (Branson), Ltd.), 7
  • — Temperature, thermocouple, multi-point
  • (Savage and Parsons, Ltd.), 275
  • Recording computer output data, tape punch for (Creed and Co.), 688
  • — Magnetic tape, by H. G. M. Spratt (book),
  • 327
  • — Stereophonic, “ Acostereo ” crystal pick-up
  • cartridge for (Cosmocord, Ltd.), 328
  • Rectifiers for electric locomotives, 609
  • — Germanium, for charging four batteries
  • simultaneously (Allgemeine Elektrizitaets Gesellschaft) ,658
  • —? Mercury-arc, “ Com-Pak,” vibration resistant (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 31
  • — — Arc, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive
  • for Midland Region (Hackbridge and Hewittic), 758, 759
  • — Plant for ZETA (Standard Telephones &
  • Cables, Ltd.), 74
  • — Silicon, high-current (Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.),
  • 196
  • Recruitment to skilled trades, by G. Williams (review), 516
  • Recuperators, Escher, for soaking pits at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Redundancy in aircraft industry, fear of, 761
  • — Bristol Aircraft, Ltd., 761
  • — Coal industry, 760
  • — Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., 240
  • Reed Brothers (Engineering), Ltd., forging press for Walter Somers, Ltd., 578
  • Reedham, minesweeper, Denny-Brown/ Saunders-Roe stabilisers for, 450
  • Reference book of the century, by D. F. Tuttle, Jr., 357
  • Guide, and Who’s Who, for Communications and Electronics Buyers, 27
  • Refinery gas, production in Holland, 259
  • — oil. See Oil refinery
  • Refining nickel from Canadian ores, cinema film on (Mond Nickel Co., Ltd.), 79
  • Reflector, radar, compound curvature mould for resurfacing with epoxide resin (A.C. Cossor), 775
  • Reflex klystrons, by J. J. Hamilton (review), 577 Refractory materials, magnesia extraction from sea water for (Steetley Magnesite Co.), 523
  • Refractory Mouldings and Castings, Ltd., refractory shapes (trade publication), 118
  • — and plumbago (trade publication), 90
  • — Shapes (trade publication), 118
  • Refresher courses in mid-career, plea for, 225. See LETTERS, 291
  • Refrigeration plant handbook, German, 459 Refrigerator compressors, efficiency of small, by Dr. S. Forbes Pearson, 485
  • — Sales, increase in, 96
  • Regenerative furnace. See Furnace; Regenerators
  • Regenerator as form of heat-exchanger, by Prof. O. A. Saunders, 419. See LETTERS, 496, 819
  • Regie Nationale des Usines Renault, see Renault
  • Regional Conference of Industrial Supervisors report on Supervision — Management’s Vital Link, 46
  • Registered Designs Act (1949), registration under, 227
  • Registration protection abroad, 226 Regulations, international. See International Regulator, gas, “ Recorde ” (D. S. Baddeley
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 333
  • Regulator, voltage, automatic high-power (Tel- Instrument Electronics Corp.), 529
  • Reichswerke, growth and activities of, 427 Reid, C., bn Electric Construction Co., 293 Reid, W. J., on tidal model of Eyemouth Harbour, 808
  • Reinforced concrete. See Concrete
  • — Plastics. See Plastics
  • — Polyester resin), See Polyester
  • Reinforcements for manholes in storage tanks, work on, at BWRA, 49
  • Reising, G. F. S., on gas flow across banks of tubes, 737
  • Relay, hydraulic, gyro-controlled, for Vosper fin stabilisers, 833
  • — Low current electronic, type R.E. (Londex,
  • Ltd.), 388
  • — Pilot valve, high capacity (Hagan Corp.
  • (Canada), Ltd.), 365
  • Remington Rand, Ltd., Dy flex desk photo-' printer, 563
  • Remmerswaal, J. L., on ceramic tools, 6114 Removal cross-sections related to fissionsource spectrum, 569
  • Renard, Col. C., Preferred numbers system, 676 Renard numbers, system of Preferred numbers, 676
  • Renault motor car exports to US, 303; film on machine tool automation, 573; position and prospects, 661; increased production of Dauphin motor car, 727
  • Rendell, S. H., on questions of definitions, 428. See LETTER, 460
  • Rescue aids, sea, manufacture in US by British company, 208 ?
  • Research, absolute-zero, 678
  • — Association of British Rubber Manu
  • facturers, symposium on dynamic design with rubber, preliminary notice, 224
  • — Company, in US, 20
  • — Co-operative, of Office of Research and
  • Experiments of International Union of Railways, 619
  • — and development, amounts spent by private
  • industry on, 48
  • — Bibliography of (National Science
  • Foundation), 277
  • Conference, US National Science Foundation, 288
  • — — in US, cost analysis of, 787
  • —- Expenditure on, comment on, 495
  • — Government grants for, 12
  • in US, 21
  • Research Management, note on, 119
  • — Personnel, lack of, comment on, 495
  • — Report (1955-58) of City and Guilds
  • College, 713
  • — Scientific, by Dr. J. R. Killian, 18
  • — — and industrial. See also Department of
  • Scientific and Industrial Research
  • — Scientists, recruitment of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 629
  • — Ship. See Ship
  • — Trends, brochure of Cornell Aeronautical
  • Laboratory (New York), 247
  • — in US, 42
  • — in US, Pattern of, 18
  • — See also under specific aspects of research Reservoirs for hydraulically-operated mine car
  • handling plant at Glyncorrwg (Keelavite), 650
  • Residential developments in US, 691
  • Resins, epoxide, Epophen, hardeners for (Leicester, Lovell and Co., Ltd.), 782
  • Resurfacing of compound curvature mould for CR21 radar reflector (A.C. Cossor), 775
  • — Epoxy, price reductions (Ciba (ARL),
  • Ltd.), 479
  • — as friction material, 779
  • — Phenolic, bonded paper tube (book), 648
  • — Polyester, for jointless flooring in com
  • mercial vehicles (Bakelite, Ltd.), 717
  • for plastics ambulance bodies (Beck, Koller and Co.), 644
  • — Reinforced polyester, for outboard-powered
  • boats (Meadcraft, Ltd.), 546
  • Radar reflector, CR21, epoxide resin resurfacing of compound curvature mould for (A.C. Cossor), 775
  • Resistance pyrometer. See Pyrometer
  • — of ships. See Ship resistance
  • — Welding. See Welding
  • Resonance parameters for plutonium, 539 for uranium, 539
  • Respiration rate of crops, measuring device for (Wright Rain, Ltd.), 790
  • Responsibility of engineers, Plain Words on, 98 Restrictive Trade Practices Act, shipbuilding industry’s compliance with, 103; Dunlop Rubber Co. v. Longlife Battery Depot, 303; trade practices and, 479
  • Retirement pensions, increase in, 112 Rettig, Prof., on gear tooth load tests, 543 Reuter,' Dr., on position and prospects of Demag, 369
  • “ Revcon ” crane control system (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • Revo Electric, Ltd., Roto-iron, 32
  • Revolution, industrial. Vol. IV of history of technology, by C. Singer, E. J. Holmyard, A. R. Hall and T. I. Williams (review), 246
  • Rex 539 steel, aircraft axle in, 447
  • Steel, aircraft undercarriage forging in, 448
  • Steel, forgings in, 447
  • Steel, properties and applications of, 446 Steel tube, 448
  • Reynolds, H. L., on nuclear rockets and ramjets., 603
  • Reynolds’s hydrodynamic theory, applicability to lubrication of plain bearings, by J. H. Halton, 59
  • Reynolds Metals, rival bid with Tube Investments for British Aluminium Co.’s shares, 727, 756
  • Reynolds, Osborne, work on energy, 380, 381, 384
  • Reynolds TI Aluminium, Ltd., reconditioning of hydraulic press rams by Nicol and Andrew “ Master Hone,” 378
  • Reyrolle, A., and Co., Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 274; retirements and appointments, 471; retirement of Sir C. Gibb as chairman, 565
  • Rheostatic Co., Ltd., heating control instruments at Hurse J Group Heating Centre, 192
  • Rheumatism, absenteeism due to, 16
  • — New aids to overcome, 16
  • — Viodox for treatment of, 16
  • Rhodes, Brydon and Youatt, Ltd., self-priming centrifugal pump, 10
  • Rhodesia, Balfour Group sales campaign in, 479
  • Rhodesian copper industry, position and prospects of, by Sir R. Prain, 761
  • Rhokana Corp., opposition to economy proposals of, 240
  • Ricard, J., on atomic tanker, 602
  • Ricardo steam engine and boiler for underdeveloped countries, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • Rice, A. K., oh productivity and social organisation: Ahmedabad experiment
  • (review), 445
  • Richards, J. E., on power requirements for large tankers, 603
  • Richardson, B. G., on case against overtime, 271
  • Richens, Dr. R. H., on Tigris and Euphrates— human and machine translation, 728
  • Rickover, Admiral H. G., on water and reactor systems, 44
  • Rig, dynamic, for SCI VTOL research aircraft (Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd.), 86
  • — for tube preparation for butt welding
  • (John Brown (Land Boilers), Ltd.), 806
  • Righton, Henry, and Co., Ltd., non-ferrous metals (trade publication), 845
  • Rigidex polyethylene, effect of processing on density of, 523
  • Sheet for “ Permet ” unbreakable stencils (British Resin Products, Ltd.), 748 Rimer Manufacturing Co., machinery for Knapton malting plant of Associated British Maltsters, Ltd., 186
  • “ Rindis ” rotary disc filing machine (Lorant and Co., Ltd.), 379
  • Ring-clamp boltless doors (Robert Jenkins and Co., Ltd.), 71
  • — Rolled, production at N. Hingley and Sons
  • (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • Ringmaster loudspeaker telephone system (EMI Sales and Service, Ltd.), 333
  • Rio Tinto-Dow, Ltd., thorium recovery plant, 109
  • Rio Tinto Group, exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345
  • Rippon Bros., zero-lag vacuum brakes for motor vehicles and trailers, 190
  • Rise of the Meritocracy, by Dr. M. Young, comment'on, 817
  • Ritz, H. L., on polyzonal spiral fuel elements for atomic reactors, 437
  • River craft. See Ships
  • — Danube, hydro-electric power stations
  • proposed for, 559
  • — Indus, irrigation projects, 751. See LETTER,
  • 787
  • Territorial claims to water benefits of, 751 ?— Nile, irrigation projects, 750. See LETTER, 787
  • — — Territorial claims to water benefits of,
  • by T. H. H. Skeet, 750
  • — Peace, industrialisation progress, 786
  • — Pollution, prevention of, treatment of
  • trade-waste waters and, by P. C. C. Isaac (review), 246
  • — Thames South Bank, heliport for (Westland
  • Aircraft), 63
  • Riverdale, Lord, on position and prospects of Arthur Balfour, 72
  • R-J methane indicator (trade publication), 90 Road accidents, Road Research Laboratory investigations into, by Dr. H. J. H. Starke, 466
  • United States investigations into, 466
  • — Bridge, Forth, model of, 63; description
  • of, 63
  • — Building, plea for stimulation of Govern
  • ment programme, 686
  • — Campaign Council, competition for Lon
  • don’s road problem, 687
  • — Compacting machines with twin vibrating
  • rollers, ACE-Bomag (ACE Machinery, Ltd.), 192
  • — Conversion of railways into, discussion
  • on, 534. See also 139
  • — London, problem of, competition on, 687
  • — Maintenance using tar or asphaltic bitumen
  • (book), 712
  • — Making in Iraq, contractors’ difficulties, 722
  • — Over railways, discussion in Parliament on,
  • 139. See also 534
  • — Research Laboratory, investigations into
  • road accidents, 466; traffic delay formula, 481-2; field studies of movement of soil moisture, by W. P. M. Black, D. Croney and J. C. Jacobs (book), 777; rubber hysteresis and skidding resistance, by C. G. Giles and B. E. Sabey, 840; skid resistance tester, 841; recommendations for tar surface dressings (book), 844
  • — Surfaces, bituminous, 873 Finisher machine
  • for laying and finishing (Barber-Greene), 659
  • — Surfacing and maintenance using tar of
  • asphaltic bitumen (book), 712
  • Materials, rubber for, 144
  • — Traffic, speeds and delays of vehicles on, 480
  • — Transport competition to British Railways,
  • 832
  • Effect of new motorway traffic proposals on, 162
  • in Europe, rules to control (ECE), 655
  • — and tyre, friction between, by Dr. D.
  • Tabor, 838
  • — Work, straddle carrier for (British Straddle
  • Carrier Co., Ltd.), 230
  • — See also By-pass; Highway; Motorway
  • Robbins, R. M., on London Transport statistics, 496
  • Roberts, B. C., on national wages policies in war and peace, comment on, 143
  • Roberts, S., On sales organisation, 611
  • Robertshaw, M. F., Ltd., wing nuts from folded pressings, 771
  • Robertson, E. O., on ice protection control systems, 61
  • Robertson Thain, Ltd., ventilation testing machine, 672
  • Robertson, W. H. A., and Co., Ltd., 4-high mill for cold rolling commercially pure titanium sheet at I CI Ltd., titanium plant, 29
  • Robinson, Thomas, and Son, Ltd., grinding and fluting machine for flour-mill rolls, 365
  • Robson, Geo., and Co. (Conveyors), Ltd., magnetic conveyor for handling steel articles at steep angles, 197; conveyors (trade publication), 218
  • Rock of Gibraltar, midget battery-operated locomotive for use inside (Tomlinson (Electric Vehicles), Ltd.)), 657
  • Rock wool insulation, “ Rocksil,” for Berkeley atomic power station (Cape Asbestos), 170 Rocker shaft straightening machine for car engine's (Bronx Engineering Co., Ltd.), 365 Rockets, aerodynamic aspects of, by L. F.
  • Nicholson, 279
  • — Astronomical measurements with, by Dr.
  • A. P. Willmore, 623
  • — Atomic-powered, 74, 284, 311, 603
  • — Ballistic, terminal accuracy of, 284
  • — Black Knight research project, 371
  • — Engines, PR23 liquid propellent, aircraft
  • uses of (Armstrong Siddeley Motors), 343 Scorpion type, fuels for (D. Napier and Son), 343
  • Spectre type, aircraft uses of (de Havilland), 343
  • in X-15 inarmed research aircraft, 638
  • — Introductory talk, by Prof. W. J. Duncan,
  • 278
  • — Jupiter, for US Army lunar probe, 624
  • — Long-range, control systems, 287 Range, guidance method’s? 285-6
  • Range, performance, guidance and control of, by E. C. Cornford, 282
  • — Motor performance, 284
  • — Site project, Spadeadam, Amplivox Group
  • Communication System for, 707
  • — Structures, 283
  • “ Rocksil ” rock wool insulation for Berkeley atomic power station (Cape Asbestos), 170- Rockweld, Ltd., export activities in North
  • America? 23; E.B. weld insert for pipe welding (trade publication), 27
  • Rockwell Engineers, Ltd., merger with
  • Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., 471
  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co., Ltd., multi-slide press (trade publication), 277; merger with Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd., 532; appointment of Sir S. Harley as Chairman, 532
  • Rocol, Ltd., formation of new company in
  • US, 23
  • Rod, finishing; at ICI, Ltd., titanium plant in Wales, Morgardshammer 5-stand guide mill for, 29
  • — Mill at ICI titanium plant, 29
  • — Titanium, production of (ICI, Ltd.), 30 Production at ICI, Ltd., titanium plant
  • in Wales, 29
  • Roe, A. V., and Co., Ltd., intermittent supersonic wind tunnel at Woodford Works, 82; analogue computer for induction motor design at Laurence, Scott and Electromotors, Ltd., 188; Vulcan bomber aircraft, 340; apparatus for evaluation of low wanderrate gyroscopes, 488
  • Roe, A. V. (Canada), Ltd., growth of, 209; interests in Algoma Steel, 210; diversification of interests, 532.; financial statement, 532; purchase of DOSCO, 532
  • Rogers, Pi R., on thin film lubrication: discharge through thin oil films, 146
  • Rogers, W. M., tables of transport integrals (book), 844
  • Rolandswerk (Essen), self-lubricating belt pulleys, 658
  • Roll damping, ship. See Stabilisers
  • — Flour-mill, grinding and fluting machine for
  • (Thomas Robinson and Son, Ltd.), 365
  • — Rolling-mill. See Rolling-mill
  • Rolled ring production at N. Hingley and Sons
  • (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • Roller bearings. See Bearings
  • — Needle, assembly machine, automatic, 184
  • — Vibrating, twin, ACE-Bomag road com
  • pacting machines with (ACE Machinery, Ltd.), 192
  • Rolling of billets under tension, 522
  • — Continuous, in Russia, 521
  • — Developments in Russia, comment on, 521
  • — Hot, development in Russia, 521
  • — Hot flat, calculation of load and torque in,
  • by P. M. Cook and A. W. McCrum (book), 445
  • — Machine, plate-bending, pyramid-type
  • (Bronz Engineering Co., Ltd.), 132
  • — Mill, blooming, at beam mill at Lackenby
  • works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406 for broad-flange beams at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406 Design and calculations, by A. A.
  • Korolyov (review), 713
  • Design, recent advances in, by Prof. A. I. Tselikov, 521
  • Finishing, in beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd!.,, 406 Planetary, for cold-rolled thin-walled tube, 521
  • Plate, Sack, for I.C.I., Ltd., titanium plant, 29
  • Remotely-controlled roll changing for toxic materials, Stanat Mann (Albert Mann’s Engineering Co., Ltd.); 656
  • Ring, at N. Hingley and Sons (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • Rod, at I.C.I. Ltd. titanium plant, 29 Rod finishing, Morgardshammer, at
  • I. C.I. Ltd. titanium plant, 29
  • Rolls, casting, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd.,
  • 520
  • Rolls, changing, in beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Rolls, chilled and grain, production at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 520
  • Roll drives, machining of wobblers for, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • Rolls, finishing at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd.,
  • 521
  • Rolling mill rolls, machining at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • Rolls, moulds for, at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 520
  • Roughing, in beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406 Sheet, Robertson, for I.C.I. Ltd. titanium plant, 29
  • Strip, new projects of South Wales and Clydeside, 686
  • — “ Screw,” Russian development of, 522
  • — Sections, at Lackenby works of Dorman
  • Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Speed increase and control, 521
  • — Stock, aluminium, for Metropolitan Line,
  • 190
  • for London Transport Piccadilly Line, order for, 261
  • See also Carriage; Locomotive; Wagon
  • — Technology, rolling-mill design advances
  • due to progress in, by Prof. A. I. Tselikov, 521
  • — under tension, 522
  • — Thread, research (PERA), 89
  • — of weldless rings at N. Hingley and Sons
  • (Netherton), Ltd., 745
  • Rolls-Royce, Ltd,., annual review, 15; noise, suppressors' for American airliners, 62; divisional organisation at, 171; 1,000 hour life authorised for Avon R.A. 29 engine in civil aircraft, 2JO; RB 108 jet engines in SCI vertical take-off aircraft, 341; aircraft engine, turbo-jet RB 145, 343; Avon, turbo-jets used in Lightning interceptor aircraft, 343’; Conway by-pass turbo-jet for civil use, 34?;; Tyne turbo-prop engine rating, 343 ; flight testing gas turbines on the ground, 443, 476. See LETTER, 496; supersonic low-level flight trials on Ayon jet engine, 511; filters and ducting for gas-turbine flight test house, 820; Motor Show exhibits, 506; motorvehicle engines at Public Works Exhibition, 595; type C.8.SFLM marine diesel engines for Leader pilot launch, 673; agreement with International Harvester Co. of Canada, 822
  • Rolt, Dr. F. H., on length-measuring machines, 615
  • Rdntgen rays. See X-ray
  • Roofs, concerete barrel valult, for new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • — Construction, concrete shell, proceedings
  • of second symposium on, by A. Aas- \ Jakobsen, S. Brus-Letto, I. Holand, and G. Oxaal (review), 91
  • — Flat, wind loadings on, by C. Salter, 508
  • — Frames, house, loading tests on, 189
  • — Hyperbolic shell, ATA, 587
  • — Silberkuhl, note on, 219
  • System of steel and concrete, 586
  • — Supports, Roofmaster, for coal mines, dis
  • cussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — Tanks, gauge for average temperature
  • measurement in, 3® ^
  • Roofing materials, bitumen (Trade Publication), 153
  • — Ventilated, corrugated, Ventrex (Ventrex
  • Roofing, Ltd.), 491
  • Roofmaster roof supports for coal mines, discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • Rope, hemp. See Hemp
  • — Wire. See Wire
  • Roper, Dr. R. A., on aircraft electrical heater mats, 61
  • Rose, W. N., mathematics for engineers. Part 2 (book), 712
  • Rosenblatt, Dr. F., on brain model, 729 Roskill, O. W., and Co. (Reports), Ltd., Who Owns Whom directory of ownership of companies, 171
  • Rostoker, W., on metallurgy of vanadium (book), 483
  • Rotation indicator, sensing device as (Londex, Ltd.), 11
  • — and overspeed indicator for Conway aero
  • engine (Pye), 297
  • Rotavator powered cultivator with attachments (Howard)}, 790
  • Rothes Colliery, new sinking at, 34
  • Roto-Fnish, Ltd., radioisotopes in metal finishing tests, 170
  • Roto-iron (Revo Electric, Ltd.), 32
  • Rotodyne VTOL airliner (Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.), 266; discussion in Parliament on progress of, 48, 767
  • Rotor blade test tower (Bristol Aircraft, Ltd.), 217
  • Compressor, profile for Lysholm-type rotary-screw, 490
  • Oxygen converter steelmaking process, 145 Rotorace bearing technique for reducing random drift in gyroscopes (Sperry Gyroscope Co.), 671
  • Rotovalve, Harland, combined cut-off and pressure-reducing valve for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • Rotterdam-Hull service of British Transport Commission “ Bolton Abbey ” passenger! cargo motorship for (Brooke Marine, Ltd;), 122
  • Roughing mill in beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406 Rouse, H., History of Hydraulics (book), 57 Router, radial, heavy duty (Wadkin, Ltd.) 788 Rover atomic rocket project, 74, 603 Rover Co., Ltd.,, 3-litre fast touring car, 469;
  • position and prospects of, 791
  • Rover Gas Turbines, Ltd., aircraft auxiliary power and engine starting unit, 342
  • Rowe, W. H., and Son, Ltd., rubber-sleeved valve, 529
  • Rowse Muir Publications, Control, new publication, 277; nuclear power year book 403
  • Royal Aeronautical Society, British Common- wealty Lecture on Canadian all-weather interceptor development, by J. C. Floyd, 542; data sheets, 681; repair and maintenance of Nash Collection of historic aircraft, 723
  • — Air Force, work study in. 139 1918 1958,
  • aircratf of the, by O. Thetford (review),
  • 551; exhibits at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Royal Air Force Institute of. viation Medicine, conference on space medicine, 527
  • Force Training College, officer trainees’ membership ineligibility for Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 526
  • — Force Transport Command, Abingdon, new hangar for Beverley aircraft (John Laing and Son, Ltd.), 682
  • — Canadian Air Force, Avro CF 105 Arrow
  • all-weather interceptor for, 542
  • Royal Dutch Shell, in Marseilles/Strasbourg pipe-line project, 258; interest in CREPS (Compagnie de Recherche s et d’Exploitation de Petrole), 558
  • — Engineers, history of,- exhibits on 687
  • — Mint, coins and medals produced during
  • 1957, 791
  • -— National Lifeboat Institution, J. G. Graves of Sheffield Oakley self-righting lifeboat, 742
  • — Naval Researce, transmitting and reciving
  • equipment at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • — Radar Establishment, liquid-cooling systems
  • for airborne radar at Farnborough Show, 296
  • — Society of Arts, conference on apprentice
  • ship of, 137, 681; Cadman Memorial Lecture on efficiency of mining industry, by H. A. Longden, 687
  • of Health, diploma in health engineering, 472
  • Royce Electric Furnaces, Ltd., electric furnaces (trade publication), 27
  • Royles, Ltd., twin strainers for pipe systems, 398
  • RP-1 hydrocarbon fuel for Atlas ICBM, 295 RPT atomic reactor, power doubled in, 665 Reactor in Russia, 263
  • Rubber characteristics to minimise skidding, 838
  • — Development Board, Natural. See Natural
  • Rubber
  • — Doors, flexible (Superbuilt Products, Ltd.),-
  • 562
  • — Dynamic design with, symposium on, pre
  • liminary notice, 224
  • — Flexible sheath, corrugated, for tractor
  • p.t.o. shafts (Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances), 790
  • — Fluorinated silicone, Silastic LS-53, price
  • reduction for (Midland Silicones, Ltd.), 847
  • — Hysteresis and skidding resistance, by C. G.
  • Giles and B. E. Sabey, 840
  • — Lined guides, hoppers with, for mechanised
  • coal depot, 126
  • — Lining for uranium production (Dunlop
  • Rubber Co., Ltd.), 170
  • — Lubricated, hysteresis loss in friction of, 838
  • — Manufacturers, Research Association of
  • British, symposium on dynamic design with rubber, preliminary notice, 224
  • — Natural and synthetic, by E. R. Yescombe,
  • 577
  • — Rail pads in permanent-way tracks, 144
  • — for road surfacing materials, 144
  • — Sheathing of cables, continuous, vertical
  • vulcanisation in, 183
  • — Sleeved valve (W. H. Rowe and Sons, Ltd.),
  • 529
  • — Synthetic, consumption in United Kingdom,
  • 15
  • and natural, by E. R. Yescombe, 577 pew plant at Hythe of International
  • Synthetic Rubber Co., Ltd., 499
  • — Use in building operations, 144
  • Ruberoid Co., Ltd., bitumen roofing materials (trade publication), 153
  • — roofings (trade publication), 153
  • Rubin, E., on nationalisation (book), 712
  • Rudder, active, Pleuger Aktiv, for pulp-carrying vessels Elizabeth Bowater and Constance Bowater, 450
  • Rudner, M. A., on fluorocarbons (review), 746 Ruhrdynamo (Duisberg), welding locomotive for coal mines, 658
  • Russell, A. J. Taylor, on aerodynamics of wakes, 701
  • Russell, Maj-Gen. G. N., on management for transport, 573
  • Russia, Academy of Sciences, by A. Vucinich, note on book on, 713; international library loans problems, 713
  • — Aluminium imports from, 559
  • — Atomic energy in, 263
  • Power stations in, 264
  • Power station of 600 MW in operation, 505
  • — Propulsion in, 264
  • — Reactors in, 665
  • Reactor projects, 263
  • — Research in, 264
  • Ship propulsion developments, 600
  • — Coal industry, special mining techniques
  • (book), 357
  • — Educational system, comment on recent
  • pronouncements on, 425
  • Future relationship with U.S., 42
  • — Inflation in, 67 information centre, 692
  • — Radioisotopes applications in, 263
  • — Rain-making experiments in, 577
  • — Research expenditure, 495
  • — Rolling development in, 521
  • — Safety in, 691
  • — “ Screw ” rolling process development in,
  • 522
  • — Seven Year Plan, programme of, 722
  • — Thermonuclear research in, by L. A.’
  • Artsimovich, 401
  • — Transmission line, 500 kV, at Kuibishev, 83
  • — Tyre test plants for (Heenan and Froude), 693
  • — University education in, 425
  • — United States challenge by, 40, 42
  • — Uranium resources in, 263
  • — See also Moscow
  • Russian-English English-Russian electronics dictionary (book), 390, 747
  • — Journals, translations of, 152
  • — Language as one of main scientific lang
  • uages, 692
  • — Markets of Plannair, Ltd., interest in, 81
  • Russian papers on structure of glass, translation of, 613
  • — Philosophical system, comparison with
  • American, 43
  • — Scientific and technical information, making
  • use of, by E. Gros, 445
  • — Translations, D.I.S.R. translated contents
  • lists of, comment on, 247
  • Grant-in-aid for, 11®
  • Problem, 649
  • — See also Soviet
  • Rust preventive, oil-type (trade publication), 90 Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd., diesel auxiliary sets on pusher tug Gongola, 69; YD A and YWA air-cooled diesel engines, 71;- 8VOXM oil engines for Bolton Abbey motorship, 122; air-cooled diesel engines at Public Works Exhibition, 595; NFB gas bearing circulator, 604
  • Rustyfa consortium, tyre test plants for Russia, 693
  • Rutherford Laboratory. See National Institute for Research in Nuclear Science
  • — Lecture on atomic nucleus, by Prof. N. Bohr, 793
  • RWP Co., “ Striplac ” non-stick backing paper, 118
  • SABEY, B. E., on rubber hysteresis and skidding resistance, 840
  • Sack 4-high roiling mill for plate at I.C.I. Ltd. titanium plant, 29
  • — Paper, for coal delivery, 791
  • Saddle-point, oscillations about a central, 214 Safe handling of bodies containing radioisotopes (booklet), 199
  • Safety aspects of underground transport in coal mines, by A. E. Crook, 90
  • — Atomic, advisory committee to be set up, 693
  • Reactors, 305, 375, 762, 764
  • — Reactor, equipment (Mullard Equipment, Ltd.), 274
  • Reactor, ISO work on, 158
  • Reactors, TREAT study project, 664
  • — Belts in motor cars, 469
  • — on civil-engineering site, British Safety Council’s intervention, 176
  • — Council, British. See British
  • — of cranes in iron and steel industry (pamphlet), 553
  • — Glass, curved laminated (Triplex Safety
  • Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • — Gramophone record of British Safety Council, 143
  • — Heavy goods vehicles, discussion in Parliament on, 735
  • — Posters of British Safety Council, 143
  • — Publicity stunts, comment on, 599
  • — for radiation from beta-rays (booklet), 170
  • — Radiation. See also Radiation monitors
  • — in Russia, 69®
  • — at Sea, revision of international regulations,
  • call for, 271
  • — Training centre for building industry in
  • London, 691
  • Saginaw servo motor-car steering unit, 567 Sahara oil deposits, French searches for, 558 — Deposits, future possibilities of 558 Sahlin Engineering Co., Inc., formation of
  • British company to manufacture Iron Hand machine for handling pressed metal stampings, 661
  • Saint. See St.
  • Sala regulating valve (Neldco Processes, Ltd.), 7 Salary of Civil Service of Iraq, 173
  • — Clerical, analysis, 1958, report on, by Dr.
  • O. G. Pickard, 112
  • — of engineers in U.S., rising trends of, 80
  • — See also Income; Wages
  • Sales, decentralization policy of Alco Products, Inc., 81
  • — Managers Association, Incorporated. See
  • Incorporated
  • — Organisation, by S. Roberts, 611
  • — Policy, influence on production efficiency,
  • by R. S. Liddle, 837
  • — and production balance, A. C. Hazel on, 415
  • — Techniques for Blake’s Hydrams, 415 Salesmanship and hospitality, comment on, 415
  • — Need for improved, 716
  • — Poor, by British exporters, by B. H. Dyson,
  • 837
  • Salford Royal Technical College, survey of, 430 Salisbury Precision Engineering, Ltd., model
  • VIII Sherpa telescopic stacker, 229; Sherpa hydraulic transportable lifting table, 398
  • “ Salmon ” bolster wagons for laying long welded rails in North Eastern Region of British Railways, 783
  • Salt production in Switzerland, note on, 357 Salter, C., on wind loadings on flat-roofed buildings, 508
  • Salter, G., and Co., Ltd., crane weigher to determine pulling power of tugs, 7 ; packaging test service at Salterpak Division, 423 Saltrem Cement Works, storage shed of “ in situ ” concrete above scaffold supported shuttering, 191
  • Samawa suspension bridge, 24
  • Sampling, dust, “Lisa” isokinetic apparatus for (Longworth Instrument Co., Ltd.), 230
  • — Industrial dusts, Watson British type Koni
  • meter for (W. Watson and Sons, Ltd.), 647 Samuelson, P. A., on linear programming and economic analysis (review), 612
  • San Juan/Miami deep-sea telephone cable project, 450
  • Sand, core, automatic weighing plant (trade publication), 90
  • — Filter beds, slow, at Ashford Common
  • filtration works, 25'5
  • — Moulding. See Moulding sand
  • — and shot blasting equipment for tube and
  • pipe cleaning (Vacu-Blast, Ltd.), 398
  • — Washers at Ashford Common filtration
  • works, 255
  • Sander, Festo straight line (Guillet), 593 Sanderson Brothers and Newbould, Ltd., steels
  • (trade publication), 845
  • Sandia Corp. (U.S.A.), experimental facility for design of components subjected to noise, 349
  • Sandwich courses, comment on, 46
  • in Faraday House courses, 660
  • — — in instruments and control industry, 176 — Ministry of Education list of, 46
  • — Remarks on, by Prof. J. Small, 472 Sangster, J. Y., on position and prospects of BSA Co., 727
  • Sankey-Telcon, Ltd., Mercast process of investment casting with frozen mercury, 177
  • Santa Fe cylindrical timber scrubbers (Head Wrightson Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • Timber pipelines (Head Wrightson Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • Santon, Ltd., rectangular wall mounting cistern heater, 32 x
  • “ Sapper Powerdozer ” single ram bulldozer blade for tractors (Bomford and Evershed,. Ltd.), 529
  • Sapphire styli, shaping of (Philips), 96
  • Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., high-current silicon rectifiers, 196
  • Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd., cinema film on “ Saroy ” toughened plastics sheet, 38
  • “ Saroy ” toughened plastics sheet, cinema film on (Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd.), 38
  • Satellites, aerodynamic aspects of, by L. F. Nicholson, 279
  • — Analysing terrestrial radio and optical
  • observations of, by R. H. Merson, 371
  • — Artificial—bibliography of recent literature,
  • Part One—1956, 57
  • — Astronomical measurements with, by Dr.
  • A. P. Willmore, 623
  • — Earth, scientific uses of, by J. A. Van Allen
  • (review), 681
  • — Explorer, 287
  • 1, by Dr. W. von Braun, 370; scientific results from, by A. R. Hibbs, 371
  • Ill, scientific results from, by A. R. Hibbs, 371
  • IV, radiation measurements by, by J. V. Allen, C. McIlwain, and G. Ludwig, 371; scientific results from, by A. R. Hibbs, 371; in cosmic-ray research, 537
  • — Firing procedure, by Dr. W. von Braun
  • 370
  • — Introductory talk, by Prof. W. J. Duncan
  • 278
  • —. Long-range, control systems, 287
  • Range, guidance methods, 285, 28
  • Range, performance, guidance and control of, by E. C. Cornford, 282
  •  ?— Moon. See Lunar probe
  • — Sputnik II, in cosmic-ray research, 537
  • Ill, geophysical data given by, by V. I. Krassovsky, 370
  • — Vanguard, 285, 287
  • Saturday work. See Hours of labour
  • Saunders, Prof. O. A., on heat and the engineer, 383, 419. See also 290. See LETTERS, 364, 428, 496, 528, 819
  • Saunders-Roe/Denny-Brown stabilisers for minesweeper Reedham, 450
  • Saunders-Roe, Ltd., P531 helicopter, 268; model tests on Oakley self-righting lifeboats, 743
  • Savage and Parsons, Ltd., joint ownership of radioactive materials handling equipment company, 203; manipulator for spent atomic fuel elements, 273; multi-point thermocouple temperature recorder, 275; multi-point recorder for variable inputs, 725
  • Savannah atomic-powered merchant ship, 311, 600
  • — States Marine Lines as operating agent for,
  • 203
  • Saving, Viscount Esher on, 175
  • Saw, band, horizontal, Meba, distribution in U.K. by Startrite Machine Tool Co., Ltd., 452
  • — Chain (trade publication), 153
  • — Cold, in beam mill at Lackenby works of
  • Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Hot, in beam mill at Lackenby works of
  • Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Wood, research on, by Forest Products
  • Research Laboratory, 392
  • Sawing, cutting forces in, by Dr. E. Kivimaa, 615
  • — Machines, automatic, for boards and plas
  • tics (Wadkin, Ltd.), 211
  • Saxton, T. and G., painting work for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 821
  • Say, M. G., electrical engineer’s reference book (book), 218; on performance and design of a.c. machines (book), 648
  • Sayers, D. P., on art, craft and rampart, 654
  • Sayers, J. E., on regenerators, 496
  • SCI VTOL research aircraft (Short Bros. and Harland), 341, 474
  • Research aircraft, dynamic rig for, 86 Research aircraft, first free flight, 638 Research aircraft, Government financing of, 767
  • Scaffolding for domestic use (Mills Scaffold Co., Ltd.), 524
  • Scales, bathroom, tests on, 684
  • Scaling, oxide, of superheater tubes, study at National Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • Scandinavian Airlines System, maintenance agreement with Swissair, 499
  • SCAR system for submarine navigation, 238 Scavenging pumps. See Pumps, air
  • SCBrR atomic reactor in US, 263
  • SCEPTRE nuclear fusion device, work on, at A.E.I. Research Laboratory, 262; plasma confining in, 400
  • SCEPTRE III nuclear fusion device, model of, at Science Museum exhibition, 830
  • Schaub, C., on brittle-fracture investigations in Sweden, 117
  • Schiess, AG., George Cohen agency for gear machines of, 773
  • Schlegel filters for continuous ultra-fine filtration (Liquid Systems, Ltd.), 70
  • Scholarship, ICI Transfer Scheme, 691
  • — Proposals at Commonwealth Conference
  • (Montreal, 1958), 405
  • — University, of Birfield, Ltd., 691
  • Scholarship. See also Fellowship; Grants School building programme, White Paper on, 760
  • — of Economics, London. See London
  • — of Gas Turbine Technology, Farnborough,
  • closure of, 228
  • — Grammar, science teaching in, question
  • naire on, 143
  • — and industry, conference on link between
  • (Cheltenham), preliminary notice, 428
  • — Leavers, attitude of parents on choice of
  • career, 376
  • Directory Of opportunities for, by C. Labovitch (review), 516
  • — — in Worcestershire, summer holiday em
  • ployment scheme, 176
  • — Leaving age, open letter on, by The Editor,
  • 459. See LETTERS, 495, 687
  • — for mining engineers at Camborne (Hol
  • man), 611
  • — Mullard, Ltd., educational service to, 46
  • — Science laboratories, grants for, discussion
  • in Parliament on, 175
  • — Secondary modern, building programme for,
  • White Paper on, 760
  • — See also Training
  • Schraidt, H., on pyrometallurgical reprocessing,
  • 465
  • Schweitzer, P. H., on fuel introduction into intake air of diesel engines (book), 811 Science and business: a balanced partnership, by Sir A. Fleck, 257
  • — Engineering, recent advances: their impact
  • on engineering education (book), 844
  • — and engineering, symbiotic interaction
  • between, by G. Groetzinger, 445
  • Science Foundation, National (US). See United States
  • — and Industry Committee, investment in
  • innovation, by C. F. Carter and B. R. Williams (review), 747
  • — Laboratories, school, grants for, discussion
  • in Parliament on, 175
  • — Masters’ Association, questionnaire on
  • science teaching in grammar schools, 143
  • — Museum, history and development of light
  • cars, by C. F. Caunter (book), 247; exhibition on controlled fusion of heavy hydrogen, 830
  • — Teachers. See Teachers
  • — — Women, Association of. See Associa
  • tion
  • — Teaching in grammar schools, question
  • naire on, 143
  • — and technology, post-graduate grants in,
  • D.S.I.R., increase in, 80
  • — — Soviet education for, by A. G. Korol
  • (Review), 119
  • — US National Academy of. See United
  • States
  • Scientific American cumulative index, 152
  • — Attaches at British embassies, discussion in
  • Parliament on appointments of, 795
  • — — at Moscow, comment on, 376
  • —- — to Moscow, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • — Encyclopedia, Van Nostrand’s (review), 483
  • — Film Association, annual review, 98; growth
  • and development of, 364; change of address, 613
  • Scientific Film Review, note on, 99
  • — and industrial research, department of.
  • See Department
  • — Information. See Information
  • — Instrument Manufacturers’ Association of
  • Great Britain, annual convention to be held at Harrogate, 559
  • Research Association, British. See British
  • — Policy, Advisory Council on. See Advisory
  • Council
  • — Progress, Plain Words on, 258
  • — Research. See Research
  • — and technical papers, how to write, by S. F.
  • Trelease (book), 218
  • Periodicals list (Wm. Dawson and Sons, Ltd.), Til
  • — Uses of earth satellites, by J. A. Van Allen
  • (review), 681
  • Scientists and engineers, qualified, in British industry, where are they?, ENGINEERING chart on, 649
  • — Future needs for, 589
  • — as manager, by Sir A. Fleck, 302
  • — Nuclear, Commonwealth, informal meeting
  • of, 45
  • Commonwealth Conference of, preliminary notice, 236
  • — Research, recruitment of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 629
  • — Supply position improved, 755 Scorpion rocket engines, fuels for (D. Napier
  • and Son), 343
  • Scotch yoke mechanism in governor test rig (Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd.), 514
  • — — System, oscillations in, 214 Scotland, American firms in, 633
  • — Cincinnati Shaper Co., subsidiary formation
  • in, 633
  • — Engineering industry in, Board of Trade
  • assistance for, 735
  • — Pumped-storage hydro-electric projects in,
  • discussion in Parliament on, 75
  • — South of, Electricity Board. See South
  • — Steel handmills in, declining output of, 767
  • — See also Institution of Engineers and Ship
  • builders in Scotland
  • Scott Corp., of America, emergency oxygen system for airliner passengers, 581
  • Scott, J. S., dictionary of civil engineering (Penguin), 845
  • Scott-Smith molecular still (Henry Balfour, Ltd.), 71
  • Scrap cable, inquiry into methods of London Electricity Board, 175
  • — Steel, new policy of European Coal and
  • Steel Community on, 290
  • Screens, cathode-ray-tube, “ Y ” phosphor for (Ferranti), 802
  • — Cooling-water, for atomic power stations
  • (F. W. Brackett and Co., Ltd.), 170 Curved laminated safety glass (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • Screens, electromagnetic, clogging prevention by electric heating equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 133
  • — Vibrating, Gyrex, clogging prevention by
  • electric heating equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 133
  • Screening unit, Niagara, for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • Screw-cutting lathe. See Lathe
  • — Plug gauges, “ Not Go,” by G. Lorenz, 615
  • — Propeller. See Propeller
  • “ Screw rolling, Russian development of, 522
  • — Threads, ISO work on, 157
  • • Unified, “ Not Go ” plug gauges for,
  • by G. Lorenz, 615
  • Screwdriver, pneumatic (Desoutter Bros., Ltd.), 429
  • — tests on, 684
  • Screwdriving machine, power, magazine-fed, model U (Detroit Power Screwdriver Co.), 211
  • Screwing machine, Duplex, for right and left-hand threads (Joshua Heap), 198
  • Scrubbers, timber, cylindrical, Santa Fe (Head
  • Wrightson Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • Scylla thermonuclear device at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 796
  • SDR atomic reactor in US, 263
  • Sea, disposal of radioactive materials in, 109 Sea Highway, heat-exchanger transport (booklet), 202
  • — Power from, use of temperature differences
  • at Abidjan project, 104
  • — Rescue aids, manufacture in US by British
  • company, 208
  • — Safety at, call for revision of international
  • regulations, 271
  • Sea Vixen naval fighter aircraft (de Havilland), 340
  • — Water, Alkacide plant and evaporator for
  • purifying, for atomic power stations (Aiton and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • — — Desalting, for industrial use, in Israel, 259 Extraction of magnesia from (Steetley
  • Magnesite Co.), 523
  • Seaborne, R. F., on apparatus for measurement of velocities of sonic pulses in flawed materials, 179
  • Seal, mechanical, type RRH, for high temperatures and pressures (Flexibox), 196
  • Seat suspension in motor vehicles, Leveroil “ Level-Ride ” system (A. W. Chapman, Ltd.), 657
  • Seaway, St. Lawrence, authorities annual report on pgogress of new locks, 171
  • Sebisty, J. J., on influence of aluminium, lead and iron on structure and properties of galvanized coatings (book), 712; study of surface carbides, differential steel attack and pore formation in (book), 712
  • Sections, rolling, at Lackenby works of
  • Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Slotted angle, for small loadings (Erecto
  • Slotted Angle Co.), 752
  • “ Selector ” d.c. cargo winch (Laurence, Scott
  • and Electromotors), 726
  • Self-Changing Gears, Ltd., Wilson gearbox (trade publication), 188; house journal Transmission Times, note on, 445; epicyclic gearbox for diesel shunting locomotive, 528; Transmission Times (house journal), 681; torque converter (trade publication), 845
  • Selfridge, Dr., on decoding morse code, 729 Selfridge’s, loading and unloading facilities, 741 Selling, art of, by R. F. Collinshon, 716 Semiconducting materials production at
  • Newmarket Transistor Co., Ltd., 845 Semiconductors, Ltd., transistor factory at
  • Swindon, 645
  • — Low-temperature research on, 680
  • Senior, D. A., on high-speed photoelasticity, 248
  • Sensing device as rotation indicator (Londex, Ltd.), 11
  • Separation, solids-liquid, in biological treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • Separator, electromagnetic, Overband (Industrial Magnets, Ltd.), 166
  • — for pulverised fuel, Double Whizzer, 711 Sequence control system, Nickols, 591-592 Serck Radiators, Ltd., radiator system for
  • “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123; position and prospects of, 715
  • Series interferometer of D. Post, 249
  • Service engineers abroad, comment on, 479
  • — Meter, house, with repeater dial (Ferranti,
  • Ltd.,), 96
  • — Organisation conference, Massey-Ferguson,
  • 479
  • Services Electronics Research Laboratory, low-temperature research with helium, 680
  • Servo Tec, Ltd., governor test rig, 515 Servomex Controls, Ltd., “ just price ” costing formula, 785
  • Set-square, adjustable, Andy-Square (trade publication), 218
  • Settling basins, sludge level control, radioactive device for, 658
  • Sewage, concrete deterioration in ,179
  • — and industrial wastes, biological treatment
  • of. Vol. 2: by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • — Sulphur and sulphuric acid from sludge, 179
  • — Treatment, by K. Imhoff and G. Maskew
  • Fair (review), 246
  • Plant, maintenance of (book), 445
  • — and water, microbiology of, by P. L.
  • Gainey and T. H. Lord (review), 246
  • — Works, Cadishead, spray head for dispersing
  • detergent foam at, 96
  • — See also Sludge
  • Sewers, concrete, deterioration of, 179
  • Sextet variable-speed pulley (Industrial Drives,
  • Ltd.), 165
  • SGR atomic reactor in Russia, 263
  • Reactor in US, 263
  • Shafts, rocker, in car engines, straightening machine for (Bronx Engineering Co.), 365
  • — of traction motor reverser switch, glass
  • cloth insulation for, 347
  • Shafts, tractor, p.t.o., corrugated rubber flexible sheath for (Atkinsons’ Agricultural Appliances), 790
  • Shaping machines for gears, Fellows-England, in “ Link-Line ” automatic gear production (Alfred Herbert, Ltd.), 646
  • Shardlow, A., and Co., Ltd., expansion and modernisation programme, 103
  • Shares for small savers, 660
  • Sharp, J. A., on electrical installations in small industrial premises, 848
  • Shaver, electric, accumulator powered (AEG), 524
  • Shaw, G. B., proposed new alphabet, Plain Words on, 330. See LETTERS, 396, 427, 496, 559, 591
  • Shaw Moisture Meters, insulation meter for surface resistances, 229
  • Shaw, W. F. B., on designs for smokereducing open fires, 500
  • Shear for blooms at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • — Forces in pressure vessels, 204
  • — Load, fatigue strength of embedded point
  • carrying, by D. A. Harding and N. B. Owen, 618
  • — Soil behaviour during, by C. P. Wroth, 409
  • — Tests on soils, 412
  • Shearer-loader for coal mines (Eickhoff (Bochum)), 658
  • Shearing, high-speed guillotine for accurate (Keeton, Sons and Co., Ltd.), 69
  • Sheath, corrugated rubber flexible, for tractor p.t.o. shafts (Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances), 790
  • Sheathing of electric cables at Aberdare Cables, Ltd., 774
  • Shed, storage, of “ in-situ ” concrete above scaffold supported shuttering, 191
  • Sheep, mineral “ licks ” for, powder compacting press for (Fawcett, Preston and Co., Ltd.), 789
  • Sheet-forming, plastic, by R. L. Butzko (book), 218
  • — Galvanised steel, Galvatite, for Ventrex
  • roofing (John Summers), 491
  • Steel, new British Standard for, 38
  • — Gauge thicknesses for, Preferred numbers
  • system, 676
  • — Metal working machines, “ Besco ” (trade
  • publication), 327
  • — Mill. See Rolling mill
  • — Plastics, toughened, “ Saroy,” cinema film
  • on (Saro Laminated Wood Products, Ltd.), 38
  • — Polyethylene', Rigidex, for “ Permet ”
  • unbreakable stencils (British Resin Products, Ltd.), 748
  • — Polyvinyl chloride, up to 50 in long, mach
  • ine for welding (H.F. Industrial Services, Ltd.), 102
  • — Steel production by Scottish handmills,
  • decline in, 767
  • — Titanium, production of (ICI, Ltd.), 30 Production at ICI, Ltd., titanium plant
  • in Wales, 29
  • , — Vinyl plastics, for Lumenated Pyramid ceilings, 816
  • Sheffield Central Library, bibliography on comparisons of plastics with steel, 613
  • — Interchange Organisation, note on, 119
  • — Leeds motorway, discussion in Parliament
  • on, 175
  • Shell Co., DeLong mobile oil drilling platform for (Steel Structures, Ltd.), 95
  • Shell Film Unit, “ An Intruduction to Modem Gears,” 543; cinema films on high-speed flight, 573; cinema film on forming of metals, 573
  • Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd.,scheme for financing of oil tankers by, 66; automatic fuel contamination monitor, 231; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346; compressor lubrication (trade publication), 776 Shell Refining Co., floating stages for tankers at Tranmere, 94; project for berthing supertankers at Tranmere, 94; storage tanks for liquid bitumen at Shell Haven, 191
  • Shell Roof Construction, concrete, proceedings of second symposium on, by A. Aas-Jakobsen, S. Brus-Letto, I. Holand and G. Oxaal (review), 91
  • Shepherd, J., basic electrical engineering (book), 712, 8'44
  • Shepherd, L. R., on high temperatures in gas- cooled reactor, 336
  • Sheppard, L. M., methods for determining wave drag of non-lifting wing-body combinations (book), 247
  • Sherlaw, W., aircraft engine icing, 61
  • Sherpa telescopic stacker, model VIII (Salisbury Precision Engineering, Ltd.), 229
  • — Transportable hydraulic lifting table (Salis
  • bury Engineering, Ltd.), 398
  • Sherwood project. See Project Sherwood Shielding, atomic-reactor, consolidated report on, by J. D. Jones, 568
  • — Radiation, concrete for, publication on, 110 Consolidated report on, by J. D. Jones',
  • 568
  • of reactor primary coolant, 140
  • Studies in US, 571
  • Shigemitsu, on atomic submarine cargo ship, 602
  • Ships, atomic-powered. See Atomic propulsion
  • — Auxiliary alternators, “ Accurex ” static ex
  • citation System for (G.E.C.), 5
  • machinery, a.c. (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Board-, asbestos, Turnall (Turners Asbestos
  • Cement Co., Ltd.), 392
  • — Construction, structural strength in, by
  • J. F. C. Conn, 386
  • — Design, review of, by J. F. C. Conn, 388
  • — Flags of convenience. See Flags
  • — Launching. See Launching
  • — Masts, calculating stresses in, by F. J.
  • Halligey, 153
  • — Merchant, gas-turbine propulsion of,
  • discussion in Parliament on, 795
  • Nuclear propulsion of, MGCR reactor for, 74
  • — Model experiments. See Model; Tank
  • tests and Ship resistance
  • Ship motions, review of, by J. F. C. Conn, 386 —- Motorship, passenger-cargo, Bolto n
  • Abbey, for British Transport Commission’s Hull-Rotterdam service (Brooke Marine, Ltd.), 122
  • — Naval, design and construction, reorgan
  • isation of departments for, 458
  • — Nuclear-powered. See Atomic propulsion
  • — Passenger-cargo, Savannah, N.S., 203, 311,
  • 600
  • for immigrants, atomic-powered, Japanese, 602
  • — Performance, review of, by J. F. C. Conn,
  • 386
  • Review of principles of, by Dr. J. F. C. Conn, 351
  • — Power prediction, 353
  • — Propellers. See Propellers
  • — Propulsion, power required for, 353 Screw propeller theory, 352
  • See also Atomic propulsion; Marine propulsion; Turbines; Propellers
  • — Register of, Lloyds Register of Shipping
  • (book), 218
  • — Research, Unesco proposal, 800
  • — Resistance, review of, by J. F. C. Conn, 388
  • — Review of principles of, by Dr. J. F. C.
  • Conn,351
  • — River craft, salt-carrying, Decempedes,
  • conversion from steam to diesel drive, 189
  • — Strength, review of principles of, by Dr.
  • J. F. C. Conn, 351, 386
  • — Vibration, review of principles of, by
  • Dr. J. F. C. Conn, 351, 388
  • — See also under specific types of ship Shipbuilders in Scotland, Institution of. See
  • Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland
  • Shipbuilding apprentices, selection of, 344
  • — Compendium, British, 1958 (book), 218
  • — Conference, order and cancellation figures,
  • 131; on state of industry, 558
  • — Costs in US, 622
  • — and Engineering Draughtsmen, Association
  • of. See Association
  • — Industry, discussion in Parliament on order
  • decline, 629
  • Human relations in, 735
  • Japan, position and prospects of, 131 Labour disputes in, 760
  • Order position of, 558, 629, 735, 760 Overseas complaints of, 735
  • Position and prospects of, 131, 558, 735 Strikes in, Sir M. Stephen on effects of, 472
  • See also National Shipbuilders Security, Ltd.
  • — Orders. See Shipbuilding Industry
  • — Unions. See Confederation of Shipbuilding
  • and Engineering Unions
  • — Value engineering in, in US, 622 Shipowners, register of, Lloyds Register of
  • Shipping (book), 218
  • Shipping, flags of convenience. See Flags
  • — Industry, depression in, 735
  • Effect of relaxation of credit restrictions, 66
  • — — Position and prospects of, 558 Shippingport atomic power station, comparison with Yankee, 204
  • Shipwright dilutees at dockyards, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • Shock, electric. See Accidents
  • — Tests. See Impact tests
  • — Waves for preheating deuterium, 402-3
  • — — in supersonic and hypersonic flight, 278 Shonfield, A., on cuts in nationalised industries,
  • 426
  • Shopper's Guide 5, of Consumer Advisory Council, 192
  • Shorland, E. H., Manchester grate, 501; grate with accommodation for feeder shovel, 502 Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., dynamic rig for SCI VTOL research aircraft, 86; SCI vertical take-off research aircraft; 341, 474; Canberra U Mark 10 pilotless target aircraft, 342; SCI VTOL research aircraft, first free flight, 638
  • — Circuit testing station for miniature circuit
  • breakers at J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd.., 675
  • — Time working. See Hours of labour Shot blasting machines (Baker Perkins), 789 Machine, Wheelabrator, for forming
  • Vanguard airliner wing panels (Tilghman’s, Ltd.), 379
  • — Firing, electric (trade publication), 713
  • — and sand blasting equipment for tube and
  • pipe cleaning (Vacu-Blast, Ltd.), 398
  • Shotton Brothers., Ltd., blackheart malleable iron foundry, 156
  • Shoults, D. R., on nuclear turbojet system, 603 Shovels, mechanical, for domestic grates, 502
  • — Tractor, crawler-mounted, Allis-Chalmers
  • HD6G (Mackay Industrial Equipment)]
  • 596 Loadmaster 3000 (Chaseside Engineering), 596
  • Michigan, 275A, 596
  • at Public Works Exhibition; 596 Track-mounted, Fiat FL4 (Mackay
  • Industrial Equipment), 596
  • Show. See Exhibition Sidewinder guided missile, comparison with
  • Firestreak missile, 590
  • Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd., double-filament automobile headlamp bulb, 32; Al/176 500 watt miniature projector lamp, 32; management activities in AEI Group, 72; dispersion coatings of PTFE, applications, 118; electrostatically focussed cathode-ray tube, 328; production of Ediswan Mazda cathode-ray tubes, 554; miniature uniselector, 690
  • Siemens Edison Swan (Export), Ltd., activities in Middle East, 208. See LETTER, 332
  • Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal
  • Co., Ltd., electronic system for restricting variations in battery voltages, 563 Siemens pressurised-water nuclear reactor and panel, model of, 14
  • Sigmund Pumps, Ltd., acquisition of, by Booker Group, 598; marine pumps (trade publication), 845
  • Signal generator, amplitude-moderated,
  • TF801C (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 102
  • Signal generator, attenuators, voltmeters and ammeters at radio frequencies (book), 747
  • — Traffic, vehicle delays at, 480
  • — Visual, automatic control by, by Dr.
  • W. Taylor, 729
  • Signalling Lamp, lightweight (General Electric), 197
  • — Railway, battery voltages, electronic system
  • for restricting variations in (Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd.), 563
  • Programme-controlled, at Watford, for Metropolitan Line, 639
  • Silastic LS-53 fluorinated silicone rubber, price reduction for (Midland Silicones, Ltd.), 847
  • Silberkuhl steel and concrete roof system, 219, 586
  • Silicon-based mould-release agent “Bomb- Lube ” (trade publication), 327
  • — Diodes, diffused, for parametric amplifier
  • (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 86
  • — Rectifiers, high-current (Sarkes Tarzian,
  • Inc.), 196
  • — Switching diode for high-speed computers,
  • by J. H. Forster and P. Zuk, 382
  • Silicone-grease-filled polyethylene sleeve, “ Polytel,” for cable joints (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 770
  • — Rubber, fluorinated, Silastic LS-53, price
  • reduction for (Midland Silicones, Ltd.), 847
  • — Treatment for glass bottles, 719
  • “ Sill-Line ” space-heating equipment for beneath window sills (Copperad, Ltd.), 605 Silos, level indicator for (Blaw Knox, Ltd.), 384 Silver City Airways, air-ferrying of submarine, 499; growth of air car-ferry activities, 499
  • — Electroplating process, bright (Engelhard
  • Industries, Ltd.), 38
  • Simca Societe Industrielle de Mecanique et Carrosserie, Chrysler’s purchase of Ford Motor Co. (US) interest in, 201
  • Simms, F. R., proposed museum to commemorate, 820
  • Simms Motor and Electronics Corp., position and prospects of, 103; request for Simms- Welbeck car, by A. Hess, 820
  • Simms-Welbeck motor car, request for, by A. Hess, 820
  • Simon, Dr. A., on Luce ignition scheme for thermonuclear devices, 168
  • Simon, Henry, Ltd., proportioning system (trade publication), 218
  • Simon, J. E. S. on Government use of computers, 12; on metric system, 12
  • Simon-Carves, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • Simulator, atomic power station, for training operators, 666
  • reactor, 324
  • Sinclair, J., on water in mines and mine pumps (book), 483
  • Sinclair Oil Corp., agreement with British Petroleum Co. for joint action on American continent, 598
  • Sinex Engineering Co., Ltd., core-sand automatic weighing plant (trade publication), 90
  • Singer, C., History of Technology. Vol. IV: Industrial Revolution (review), 246
  • Singer, T. E. R., on information and communication practice in industry (review), 811
  • SINS navigation system in USS Nautilus, 238 Sintered brake linings, research at Ferodo
  • Centre, 780
  • — Friction material, “ Sinterlink ” (trade
  • publication), 90
  • Sintering behaviour of uranium dioxide, effects of furnace atmospheres on, by A. H. Webster, and N. F. H. Bright (review), 613
  • “ Sinterlink ” sintered friction material (trade publication), 90
  • SINTO. See Sheffield Interchange Organisation
  • “ Sir Brian Robertson,” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Siripongse, C., on thin film lubrication: discharge through thin oil films, 146
  • Sizewell atomic power station, development consent for, 438; output capacity of, 438 Skate, nuclear submarine, polar transit of, 237 Skeet, T. H. H., on territorial claims to Nile and Indus, 750. See LETTER, 787
  • Skid-Prevention Conference, First International (Virginia, USA), friction between tyre and road, by Dr. D. Tabor, 838; rubber hysteresis and skidding resistance, by C. G. Giles and B. E. Sabey, 840
  • Device for motor cars, Maxaret (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 9, 566
  • — Resistance, rubber hysteresis and, by
  • C. G. Giles and B. E. Sabey, 840
  • —• — Tester of Road Research Laboratory, 841
  • — Rubber characteristics to minimise, 838
  • — Tyre, studies on, 838, 840
  • Skilled trades, recruitment to, by G. Williams (review), 516
  • Skin friction. See Air resistance; Aeronautics; Friction; Hydrodynamics; Ship resistance
  • — Milling machine with EMI electronic
  • control system (Cincinnati Milling Machine Co.), 36
  • Skinner tapping heads (Stanley Howard, Ltd.), 789
  • Skip, detachable, dumper truck with (Thwaites Engineering Co., Ltd.), 230
  • — Interchangeable, for motor lorries, Bennes-
  • Marrel, 529
  • — Mill. See Rolling mill
  • Skirting wiring duct (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.), 784
  • Skorzeny, O., Plain Words on Skorzeny's Special Missions, 494
  • Slabbing mill planned changeover at Abbey works of Steel Co. of Wales, Ltd., 846
  • Sleeve, polyethylene, silicone-grease-filled, “ Polytel,” for cable joints (British Insulated Callender’s Cables, Ltd.), 770 Sliding-folding doors for new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • Slotted angle sections for small loadings (Erecto Slotted Angle Co.), 752
  • Sludge level in settling basins, radioactive device for controlling, 658
  • — See also Sewage
  • Slums, engineering, comment on, 161 Small, Prof. J., on sandwich courses, 472 Smallbone and Son, Porta-Unit portable storage cabinet, 524
  • Smeaton and Sons, Ltd., note on history of, by T. S. Masters, 820
  • Smelting furnaces. See Furnace
  • Smit, L., and Co., delivery of Gongola pusher tug and barge train to Nigeria, 69
  • Smith, D. N., on longitudinal permeability of hardwoods and softwoods (book), 747
  • Smith, Dorothy, elected M.I.E.E., 199
  • Smith, F. H., on definition of an engineer, 460. See LETTER, 723; see also On The Shelf articles
  • Smith, S., and Sons (England), Ltd., position and prospects of, 822
  • Smith, S. L., on power requirements for large tankers, 603
  • Smith, Dr. S. Livingston, the late, 591 Smith-Rose, R. L., on position finding by radio, 313
  • Smithfield Club, Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • — Show (London), exhibits at, 790 Smoke abatement movements, 500
  • — Density measurement, work on, at Fuel
  • Research Station, 748
  • Measuring instrument, “ Smokescope ” (Mine Safety Appliances Co., Ltd.), 397
  • “ Telesmoke ” telescope for estimating, 717
  • — from open grates, nature and production
  • of, 500
  • — Reducing domestic fires, designs for, by W. F. B. Shaw, 500
  • Smokeless fuel, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • “ Smokescope,” smoke density measuring instrument (Mine Safety Appliances Co., Ltd.), 397
  • Smout, Sir A., on position and prospects of Murex, Ltd., 369
  • S-N curves. See Fatigue
  • “ SN ” dumper truck (Aveling-Barford), 596 S-N test. See Fatigue tests
  • SNECMA C.450 coleopter, 474 Sno-Cat vehicles of Commonwealth TransAntarctic Expedition, examination of failure of welded tubular track links of, 49
  • Snow, F. S., and Partners, consultants for Kuwait airport, 103
  • SNREPAL (Societe Nationale de Recherches et d’Exploitation des Petroles en Algerie), discovery of crude oil in Sahara, 558
  • Soaking pits at beam mill at Lackenby works of Dorman Long (Steel), Ltd., 406
  • Social and Economic Research, National Institute of. See National
  • — Leadership in US, corporation as instrument of, 40
  • — Organisation and productivity: Ahmedabad experiment, by A. K. Rice (review), 445
  • — Policies in European Common Market, 67
  • — Services expenditure, 195
  • — Value of man’s job, talk by J. Marsh, 240
  • Societe Anonyme Des Automobiles Peugeot, annual report, 103
  • — Anonyme Cockerill-Ougree, low shaft furnace, 145
  • — Applevage, Goliath crane for Hunterston Nuclear Power Station, 45
  • — Hispano Suiza, atomic fuel element charge
  • discharge machine, 273; type 552144 piston pump for heavy water, 274; butterfly valve for gas circuits, 274; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324
  • — Metallurgique de Normandie, annual report, 171
  • — du Pipe-line Sud Europeen, Marseilles/ Strasbourg oil pipeline, 258
  • — de Recherches et Techniques Industrielles,
  • uranium-isotope separation process, 792
  • Society, the affluent, by Prof. J. K. Galbraith, comment on book, 525
  • — of British Aircraft Constructors, aircraft exports statistics, 208; Farnborough Show. See Farnborough
  • — of Chemical Industry, Corrosion Group essay competition on corrosion of metals, 644
  • — Engineering, of Western Europe and United States, conference of, 493
  • — of Glass Technology, silicone treatment for glass bottles, 719
  • -— of Licensed Aircraft Engineers, repair and maintenance of Nash Collection of historic aircraft, 723
  • — of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, commercial-vehicle statistics, 494; Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • — of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, symposium on shipbuilding costs, 622
  • — for Protection of Ancient Buildings, Cranbrook windmill restoration, 139
  • Sodium 24 for blood flow and volume test, 108
  • — Lamp, 280 W Osram integral (GEC), 461
  • — Reactor coolant as radiation source, study on, 170
  • Sofer, C., New Ways in Management Training (book), 91
  • Softwoods, longitudinal permeability of, by D. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • Soil behaviour during shear, by C. P. Wroth, 409
  • — Humidity, radioisotopes for measurement of, 635
  • — Moisture movement, field studies of, by W. P. M. Black, D. Croney and J. C. Jacobs (book), 777
  • — Pipe, “ Everite ” connector for (trade publication), 27
  • — Shear tests on, 412
  • Soiltest, Inc., formation of European sales company, 547
  • Solar activated cells (Chlorine Batteries, Ltd.), 297
  • Solar Aircraft Co., Microjet pressure-ratio detector, 124
  • Solartron Electronic Group, Ltd., development and expansion, 171; Minispace analogue computer, 297; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 324; instruments (trade publication), 713
  • Solartron Electronic Reading Automation for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd., 668
  • Soldering iron, miniature (Wassco Products Corp.), 784
  • Solid circuits for control systems, study by Radio Corp, of America, 287
  • — Liquid separation in biological treatment of
  • sewage and industrial wastes, by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • — State theory in fatigue, 782
  • — Surface energy of, by V. D. Kuznetsov
  • (book), 218
  • Solow, R. Mi.,, on linear programming and economic analysis (review), 612
  • Solvent extraction processing for chemical reprocessing of nuclear fuel! by F. L. Ctlller, 142
  • Somers, Walter (Materials Handling), Ltd., tongs and pallets (trade publication), 218; description of new light forging plant, 578 Sonar survey of English Channel bed, 655 Sondes Place Research Institute, 10th anniversary open day, 150; research projects, 150
  • Sonic pulses in flawed materials, velocities of, apparatus for measurement of, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • Sorting, letter, electronic machines for, for Post Office (Thrissell Engineering Co., Ltd.), 243
  • — Machine, letter, automatic, prototype, 149 Sound barrier, vibration damage to buildings
  • by, 795
  • — insulation, Daltolac 24 polyurethane foam
  • for (ICI), 847
  • of doors, 588
  • — Pulses, by F. G. Friedlander (book), 118
  • — Stereophonic. See Stereophonic
  • -— See also Noise
  • Souter, L., on training and opportunities for women in engineering (booklet), 551
  • South Africa, atomic energy in, 265
  • — — Balfour Group sales campaign in, 479
  • — — Battery production, 799
  • — — British export trends to, 208 Financial crisis in, 208 Gold price increase plea, 495
  • Uranium resources in, 265. See LETTER, 395
  • — — Uranium sales permits in, 109
  • South African National Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, development of methods for humidity measurement, 620
  • — Alligator Uranium NL, uranium supply
  • contract with UKAEA, 792
  • — of Scotland Electricity Board. See Hunterston
  • — Wales Institute of Engineers, William
  • Menelaus Memorial Lecture, by Sir C. Goodeve, 361
  • New strip-mill project, 686
  • — Western Gas Board, gas grid for gas works between Evesham and Penzance, 675
  • Southampton, BBC television interview studio at, 224
  • — Water radar navigation installation, 318 Southern Rhodesia, new battery factory of
  • Chloride Electrical Storage Co., Ltd., in, 369
  • Southern Television, Ltd., outside broadcast unit for (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 385
  • Soviet Academy of Sciences, by A. Vucinich, note on book on, 713
  • — Bloc, trade with, suggestions for improving, 227
  • — Education for science and technology, by A. G. Korol (review), 119
  • — Historical encyclopaedia, note on, 277
  • — See also Russia; Russian
  • Sowerby, Dr. M., on nuclear physics, 536
  • Space-heating equipment, “ Sill-Line,” for beneath window sills (Copperad, Ltd.), 605
  • — Medicine, conference on, 527 ?— Research in U.S., 22
  • Spadeadam rocket-site project, Amplivox Group Communication System for, 707
  • Spal, J., on regenerator efficiency, 819-820
  • Spalding, Dr. D. B., on heat transfer for water processes, 45
  • Spanish and English technical dictionary, Castilla’s (book), 152
  • Spanners, Kipp, for machine tools (trade publication), 357
  • — Non-burring, “ Surpans ” (Brades Nash Tyzack), 640
  • — Self-gripping ratchet (trade publication), 218
  • Spannring, H., storage shed of “ in situ ” concrete above scaffold supported shuttering, 191
  • Spare capacity in industry, 2 Spark erosion. See Machining — Frictional and stationary metal particles, ignition of firedamp by, by F. P. Bowden and Dr. R. D. Lewis, 241
  • — Machining. See Machining
  • — Tester for cable insulation (Addison Electric Co., Ltd.), 562
  • “ Speak for Britain ” campaign, Plain Words on, 394. See LETTER, 495. See also 558 Speaking on technical information (book), 445
  • Special Libraries Association (New York), translation centre, note on, 91
  • Specification^ defence, DEF-33—preparation of drawings for service requirements^ 638
  • — Polythene cold-water tubing, 64
  • — Standard. See also British Standards Institution; Standards; Standardisation
  • Spectre rocket engine, aircraft uses of (de Havilland), 343
  • Spectrometer for fast-neutron spectra, 571
  • Spectroscopy in thermonuclear research, 765 Speech recognition in machines, 729
  • — Transmission, “ Extremal,” simulation
  • study by digital computers (Bell Telephone), 550
  • Speed measuring device for vehicles, Enoscope, 480
  • — Meter, Electromatic, for vehicles, 480
  • — Motor-vehicle, and delays, by Dr. T. E. H.
  • Williams, 480
  • Speed records, water, by P. R. Masson, 723-4
  • — Recorder, control-rod (Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd.), 275
  • “ Speedmaster ” single-unit a.c. converter (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • Speedometer, effect in railway accidents, by J. F. Perrin, 195
  • Spembly, Ltd., pressure-ventilated protective suit of Geon pvc sheeting, 656
  • Spence, L. F., basic electrical engineering (book), 712, 844
  • Spencer, Jeremiah, Fire-Cage underfed grate, 501
  • Spending, personal, in U.K., statistics for 1950-57, 428
  • Sperry Gyroscope Co., Ltd., navigational equipment in U.S.S. Nautilus, 238; atomic reactor control-rod winding mechanism, 273; Rotorace bearing technique for reducing random drift in gyroscopes, 671; magnetic storage drum, 688
  • Sphere, containment, for Dounreay fast breeder reactor, 734
  • — Welded, for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • Spielman, C. M., on position and prospects of Whessoe, Ltd., 136
  • Spillingwerk-Hamburg, steam-motor construction, 768
  • Spindle moulder, variable angle (Wadkin, Ltd.), 788
  • Spinfire rotary cup oil burner (White’s of Hebburn), 498
  • Spitzer, Prof., Stellarator fusion device, 824 Splines instead of keys for Sextet variable speed pulley (Industrial Drives, Ltd.), 165
  • “Spotter” slave tractor for handling semitrailers (British Road Services-Douglas) 222
  • Spratt, H. G. M., on magnetic tape recording (book), 327
  • Spray evaporation steam generation, by H. R. C. Pratt and J. D. Thornton, 504
  • — Head for dispersing detergent foam at
  • Cadishead Sewage Works, 96
  • Spreadbury, F. G., on electricity in aircraft (book), 747
  • Spreader, manure, life and use of, by A. H. Gill, 623
  • SPRI. See Sondes Place Research Institute Springs, coil. See Coil springs
  • Springfields factory of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, opening of extensions at, 110
  • Spur gear. See Gears; Gearing
  • Sputnik II satellite in cosmic-ray research, 537
  • — Ill satellite, geophysical data given by, by
  • V. I. Krassovsky, 370
  • S.R.C. See Clutch, single revolution
  • SRE atomic reactor, 696
  • — — Reactor at design power level, 74 Reactor in U.S., 263
  • St. Clement Danes clock mechanism (Thwaites and Reed, Ltd.), 494
  • St. Erik’s Fair, atomic energy industry’s display at, 301
  • St. Lawrence Seaway authorities, annual report on progress of new locks, 171
  • Stabilisers, Denny-Brown/Saunders-Roe, for minespeeper Reedham, 450
  • — Fin, Vosper, in minesweeper Coniston, 833
  • Stacker, telescopic, Sherpa model VIII (Salisbury Precision Engineering, Ltd.), 229
  • Staff college for higher management (BTC), 655
  • — Hiring and firing of, 691
  • Stages, floating, for tankers, at Tranmere, 94
  • Staging, mobile, Zip-Up (Access Equipment, Ltd.), 367
  • Stainless alloy, V2B, data on, 616
  • — Steel, beryllium-hardened, V2B, 616
  • — — Ducting for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 820
  • Strip, price reductions (Firth-Vickers), 479
  • Welded tube, British Standard, 719
  • Stainsby, W,, on training of apprentices in instrument and control industry, 176
  • Staircases in underground railway stations, passenger flow on, 245. See LETTER, 396
  • Stampings, pressed metal, Iron Hand machine for handling, formation of British company for manufacture of, by Sahlin Engineering Co., Ltd., 661
  • Stanat Mann remotely-controlled roll changing mill for toxic materials (Albert Mann’s Engineering Co., Ltd.), 656
  • Stanchions, aluminium, forged, for hand rails (Northern Aluminium Co., Ltd.), 191
  • — See also Beams; Columns
  • Standards, atomic time, comparison of British and American, 85
  • -— British. See British standards
  • — Committee German, translations of German standards, 777
  • — Engineers, conference of (London): Their education, training and work, 9
  • — German, translations of, TH
  • — Institution, British. See British Standard Motor Co., Ltd., motor-car purchase scheme for employees of, 46; difficulties due to strike of vehicle body workers, 240
  • — National Bureau of. See United States
  • Standard Oil Co., in Marseilles/Strasbourg pipeline project, 258
  • — Organisation, International. See International
  • Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., 75th anniversary, 72; exhibition at Waldorf Hotel, 72; rectifier plant for ZETA, 74; transistorised airborne radio equipment, 297; deep-sea cable for Miami/San Juan telephone, 450; equipment for UK/ Sweden submarine cable, 450; award at Brussels Exhibition, 526; Austrian coaxial cable (trade publication), 550; feed controller (trade publication), 713
  • — U.S. National Bureau of. See United States
  • — Worldk See International Organisation for Standardisation
  • Standardisation in design and production, 9
  • — End-product, cinema film, “ Variety Reduction,” on, 9
  • — in marketing, 9
  • — of raw materials, 9
  • Stanford University, linear accelerator at, 539
  • Stanley, Dr., on future of plastics industry, 532
  • Stanley, J. M., hopper-fed grate, 502
  • Stansfield, C. H., on prepacking of fresh fruit and vegetables, 652
  • Star Splitter, The, poem by R. Frost, 43
  • Starks, Dr. H. J. H., investigations into road accidents, 466
  • Starr, C., on atomic fuel enrichment and reactor performance, 464
  • Starters, air-turbine. See Air-turbine
  • — Dynostarter, for “ Sir Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • Startrite Machine Tool Co., Ltd., distributors of Meba horizontal bandsaw, 452
  • State-owned industry in Germany, liquidation of, 819
  • Industry! See also Nationalisation; Nationalised
  • States Marine Lines, operating agent for NS Savannah, 203
  • Stationery, continuous, Mathieu guillotine for separating (Rank Precision Industries, Ltd.), 690
  • Statistical monographs and courses, by M. G. Kendall, 445
  • -— Study of motor vehicle speeds and delays, 480
  • Statistics, Plain Words on, 290. See LETTER, 264
  • Stauffer Chemical Co., electron beam vacuum melting and purification of chemically- active materials with high melting points, 117
  • Steam condensation and heat transfer research at Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • — Cycles in atomic reactors, 336
  • for gas-cooled reactors, by W. R. Wootton, 438
  • in reactor development, 730
  • — Engine. See Engine, steam and Steam motor
  • — Generating plant test code, ISO work on, 158
  • — Generation by spray evaporation, by H. R. C. Pratt and J. D. Thornton, 504
  • — Motor, description of, by R. A. S. Abbot, 768
  • — Properties of, studies on, 87
  • — Raising unit for Hunterston nuclear power station, model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — -— Unit, model at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 233
  • — and steam generation, cinema film on (International Combustion, Ltd.),18 ?
  • — System in nuclear submarine Nautilus, 237
  • — Temperature control, corner burners for, 711
  • — Turbines. See Turbines
  • Steamships. See Liners; Ships, etc.
  • Stedeford, Sir I., on position and prospects of Tube Investments, Ltd., 693; on Tube Investment’s offer to British Aluminium Co.’s ordinary stockholders, 822
  • Steel angle sections, slotted, for small loadings (Erecto Slotted Angle Co.), 752
  • — Bessemer, in Sweden, centenary of, 17
  • — in bridge design, competition on, 687
  • — Bridges, by A. Hawranek and O. Steinhardt (book), 844
  • — Castings, BSCRA research on, 144
  • — ?— Practical guide to design of (book), 445 Research Association, British. See British
  • — Chromium-molybdenum-nickel, embedded
  • point, fatigue tests on, 618
  • Steel and Co., Ltd., position and prospects of, 72
  • Steel Co. of Wales, Ltd., slabbing mill planned changeover at Abbey Works, 846
  • — Comparisons with plastics, bibliography
  • on, 613
  • —? Differential, attack in galvanising process, by J. J. Sebisty (book), 712
  • — Exports, position and prospects of, 66
  • — Fatigue of. See Fatigue
  •  ?— Framed buildings, automatic design of, by J. Heyman, 834
  • — Foundry. See Foundry
  • — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Handmills in Scotland, declining output of, 767
  • — Heat treatment of. See Heat treatment
  • — Industry, cautious progress in, 112
  • Development plan, position and prospects of, 819
  • — ?— Development programme prospects, 363’ European, inquiry on, by Economic
  • Commission for Europe, 67
  • European, revision of reports on, by Economic Commission for Europe, 67
  • — — Expansion of, doubts on forecasts of, 163 Expansion programme, slow-down in
  • 194
  • — — Future prospects of, 495
  • — — in Germany, growth and ownership of
  • 427
  • — — in Germany, labour dismissals in, 112
  • — — Indian, cinema film on, 573
  • Labour record (booklet), 357
  • —- — Management-labour relations in, 271
  • — — Nationalisation in, world survey on, 427
  • Ownership of, world survey on, 427 Position and prospects of, 66
  • Recession in, 363, 495
  • Short-time working in, 271, 363
  • 4 in W. Europe, position and prospects of,
  • 655
  • Steel, J., on position and prospects of Steel and Co., 72
  • — Mild, all-steel guillotine for (F. J. Edwards,
  • Ltd.); 562
  • Beams, flexural behaviour of, by K. Farnell, 674
  • Cathodic protection experiments on, 178 Corrosion by sulphur, 178
  • Embedded point, fatigue tests on, 618
  • — Molten, in ladle, gas-flushing agents for
  • removing hydrogen from, 144
  • — Production, decline in, 66
  • Research at Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd.,- Corby, 802
  • Statistics, 75
  • Steel production, in W. Europe, position and prospects of, 655
  • Steel, R., on position and prospects of Daniel Doncaster and Sons, 103
  • ® Rails. See Railway Rails
  • Steel, R. C., views on company profits policy, 785
  • — Rex 539 (Thos. Firth and John Brown, Ltd.),
  • 446
  • — Ropes. See Wire Ropes
  • — Scrap, new policy of European Coal and
  • Steel Community on; 290
  • — Sheet, galvanised, Galvatite, for Ventrex
  • roofing (John Summers), 491
  • Galvanised, new British Standard for, 38
  • I Production by Scottish handmills,
  • deline in, 767
  • — in Silberkuhl roof system, 586
  • — Special, uncertainties in manufacture of,
  • 72
  • — Stainless, beryllium-hardened, V2B, 616
  • Ducting for Rolls-Royce gas-turbine test house, 820
  • — — Strip, price reductions (Firth-Vickers),
  • 479
  • Welded tube, British Standard, 719
  • — Stelvitite plastics coating of (B.X. Plastics,
  • Ltd.), 70
  • — Stocks position, 66
  • — Strengths in ductile brittle range, measure
  • ment of, by A. W. Johnston, 107
  • — Structural, in buildings and bridges. Vol. I,
  • by F. Stussi (review), 845
  • — Structures, elastic design of, 834
  • Steel Structures, Ltd., DeLong mobile oil drilling platform for Shell Co., 95
  • — — Plastic design of, 834
  • Research Committee, activities of, 834
  • — Supply and demand position, 66
  • — Testing, ISO work on, 158
  • — Ultra-high-tensile, properties and applica
  • tions of, by L. Marshall and H. Beresford, 446
  • — See also European Coal and Steel Commu
  • nity; Iron and steel
  • Steelmaking furnaces. See Furnaces; Converter
  • — New methods of, 145
  • — Open-hearth, capital costs, 145
  • Hearth, oxygen in, 145
  • — Oxygen in, research at BSCRA, 144
  • — Process, oxygen converter, Kaldo, 145
  • — — Oxygen converter, Linzer Diisenver-
  • fahren, 145
  • — ?— Oxygen converter, Rotor, 145
  • Steels Engineering Products Ltd., mobile cranes (trade publications), 218
  • Steelworks construction in India, 206
  • — Durgapur, construction progress, 206;
  • model at Brussels Exhibition, 207
  • — Indian, oxygen in, increased use of, 391
  • — New, for Richard Thomas and Baldwins,
  • Ltd., discussion in Parliament on siting of, 75
  • Steering, motor-car, power-assisted, Burman,
  • 567
  • -— — Car, Saginaw unit, 567
  • — Wheels and steering columns, behaviour in
  • road accidents, 468
  • Steetley Magnesite Co., extraction of magnesia from sea water, 523
  • Steinhardt, C., on steel bridges (book), 844 Stellarator B-3 fusion device, 824
  • — Experimental thermonuclear device, 335
  • — Fusion devices, 824
  • — for thermonuclear research, 402 Stellite tool metal, fatigue tests on, 618 Stelvitite plastics coating of steel (B.X. Plastics,
  • Ltd.), 70
  • Stencils, unbreakable polythene, “ Permet ”
  • (Heller and Sons (Engineers), Ltd.), 748 Stephen, Sir M., on strikes in shipbuilding industry, 472
  • Stephens, R. B., on instrumentation and control at Geneva Conference, 762 Stephenson, George, maker of “ The Eagle,” first locomotive for German railways, 331 “Stereogram” SG188 stereophonic record player (Decca Radio and Television), 360 Stereophonic pick-up (Decca Radio and Television), 328
  • — Radio, compatible single-channel, Percival
  • system (EMI Electronics, Ltd.), 620
  • — Radiogram (Hobday Bros.), 328 at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328
  • — Record player (Radio Gramophone De
  • velopment Co.), 328
  • — — Player, “ Stereogram ” SGI 88 (Decca
  • Radio and Television), 360
  • — Recording, “ Acostereo ” crystal pick-up’
  • cartridge for (Cosmocord, Ltd.), 328' -— Reproducers at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328
  • — Sound, developments, 328
  • — — Transmissions, BBC experiments, 360
  • — Transmission, Percival system (EMI), 360 Stereoscopic microscope, industrial (W. Watson
  • and Sons, Ltd.), 522
  • Sterling Cable Co., annual report, 404
  • Sterling Incandescent ©Ip., Ltd., radiant paraffin heater, 224
  • Sterry, F., on high temperatures in gas-cooled reactor, 336
  • Stevens, John. Lee, updraught grate, 501 Stewait, R., on “ The Boss,” comment on book, 685
  • Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., new research and technical development research department at Corby, 802
  • Still, molecular, Scott-Smith (Henry Balfour, Ltd.), 71
  • Stock, A. L., on Lodge Plugs trading position,’ 471
  • — Control by computer at British Tabulating
  • Machine Co., Ltd., 669
  • — Exchange in financing industry, remarks on,
  • by J. B. Kinross., 791
  • — Levels fluctuations, effects of, by A. M.
  • Alfred, §37
  • Stockholm, atomic energy industry’s display at St. Erik’s Fair, 301
  • Stoke-on-Trent, industrial health survey, 599 Stone, J., and Co., proposed merger with Platt
  • Bros.. and Co., 471
  • Stone, J., and Co. (Charlton), Ltd., superston alloys (trade publication), 776
  • Stone Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., KaMeWa controllable-pitch propellers for diesel frigates, 815
  • Stonebridge Electrical Co., Ltd., control unit for oil-fired boilers, 397
  • Stop valves. See Valves
  • Storage battery. See Accumulator; Battery; Cell
  • — Bins for “ Tote ” system of bulk materials
  • handling (Pressoturn, Ltd.), 489
  • — Cabinet, portable, Porta-Unit (Smallbone
  • and Son), 524
  • — Drum, magnetic, for computers (Sperry
  • Gyroscope), 688
  • — of energy, by R. G. Voysey, 380
  • — Pumped. See Pumped
  • — Shed of “ in situ ” concrete above scaffold
  •  ? supported shuttering, 191
  • — Tanks. See Tanks
  • — of welding rods by British Oxygen Gases,
  • Ltd., 452
  • Storey, Thos. (Engineers), Ltd., “ Uniflote ” multi-purpose flotation units, 368
  • Stork margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., hydrogenation plant at, 133. See LETTER, 331
  • Stoving enamel, one-coat, acrylic, F664-line, Dulux (I.C.I.), 144
  • Strachan and Henshaw, Ltd., atomic fuelelement handling gear, 273
  • Straddle carrier for road work (British Straddle Carrier Co., Ltd.), 230
  • Valmet (Materials Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd.), 165. See Correction, 292
  • Straightening machine, bar and tube (Joshua Bigwood and Son, Ltd.), 429
  • — Machinery for bar and tube, review, by
  • E. L. Tinley, 625
  • Strain gauge, Tuckerman optical, 181 Vibration, ceramic (Technical Ceramics!
  • Ltd.), 800
  • — Hardening of cylinders, by Dr. E. Voce, 131,
  • 460. See LETTERS, 68, 292, 428. See also Vol. 185
  • — See also Stress
  • Strainers, twin, for pipe systems (Royles, Ltd.), 398
  • Straining unit, single-cylinder, 500 tons capacity, on horizontal testing machine for National Coal Board (W. and T. Avery; Ltd.), 6
  • Strange, P., on electrical vector-loci display apparatus, 354
  • Straps, pipe, Terylene webbing, for Bowaters Paper Corp. (.“ W ” Ribbons, Ltd.), 118
  • Strapping, box, electro-galvanised metal strip for (Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd.), 144
  • Stratford Public Utility Commission (Canada), installation of 100 A services in new houses, 52$
  • Strathfarrar hydro-electric project, 75 Stratoscope project, balloon-carried telescope, 623
  • Stream-Line Filters, Ltd., valves for automatic fuel contamination monitor, 231
  • Street lighting (trade publication), 153 Strength of materials applied to plates, by
  • C. F. Kollbrunner and M. Meister (book), 712
  • See also Stress
  • — Properties of plywood. Part 4: working
  • stresses (book), 218
  • Stress, alternating. See Fatigue
  • — Analysis, photoelastic, high-speed, by D. A.
  • Senior, 248
  • — of pressure vessels, work on, at BWRA,
  • 49
  • of spherical pressure vessels, by Dr. R. Hicks, 203
  • — Bending, in spur gear teeth, photo-elastic
  • experiments on, by M. A. I. Jacobson, 543
  • — Calculations for ship structures, 386
  • — Corrosion cracking, research on, 41
  • — Distribution in pressurised cylinders,
  • influence of frame pitch and stiffness on, by D. S. Houghton (book), 747
  • — Relieving furnace. See Furnace
  • — in ships’ masts, calculating, by F. J. Halligey,
  • 153
  • — Waves, effect in photoelastic stress analysis.
  • 253
  • — — on impact of pellet in sheet of xylonite,
  • 248
  • Theory and properties of, 251
  • — — in wide plate struck by pellet, 250
  • — Working, of plywood (book), 218 Strikes in American airlines, pact against, 736
  • — on civil engineering site, intervention of
  • British Safety Council in, 176
  • — Civil Servants proposal of, comment on, 760
  • — Comment on, 143
  • — Conciliation by Ministry of Labour in, 176
  • — Copper mine workers, threat of, 376
  • — Effect on Indian industrial development
  • programme, 661
  • — London Airport, Comment on, 533
  • Airport, committee leader to be sued, 572 Airport, engineering maintenance workers, 794
  • — in shipbuilding industry, remarks by Sir M.
  • Stephen on, 472
  • — Unofficial, remarks by Sir G. Cunningham
  • on, 439
  • — of vehicle body workers at Mulliners, 240 -— Working days lost due to, 143
  • Strip-chart recorder, Multelec Mark 3 (George
  • Kent, Ltd.), 275
  • -— Metal, electro-galvanised, for box-strapping (Package Sealing Co. (Export), Ltd.), 144
  • — Stainless steel, price reductions (Firth-
  • Vickers), 479
  • “ Striplac ” non-stick backing paper (RWP Co.), 118
  • Strong, J., on history and future prospects of welding, 745
  • Strontium, extraction from fission-product solutions, 109
  • Structural design, influence of welding on, by
  • Sir A. Pugsley, 327
  • — Engineers,; Institution of. See Institution Structural Engineer, special issue commemorating 50th anniversary of Institution of Structural Engineers, 192
  • Structural steel in buildings and bridges. Vol. I, by F. Stussi (review), 845
  • Structures, Buried, Cathodic Protection of, Joint Committee for Co-ordination of, progress in work of (pamphlet), 95
  • — Foundations, for, by M. Suberkrub (book),
  • 777
  • — of glass, translation from Russian of
  • papers on, 613
  • — Steel, elastic design of, 834
  • Plastic design of, 834
  • See also Steel Structures Research Committee
  • — Welded steel frame, plastic method of
  • design for, tests of, at BWRA, 49
  • Stubelius, S., “Airship, Aeroplane, Aircraft” (thesis), 649
  • Studs, fixing, to. brickwork and concrete structures, Hilti system for (Ucan Development, Ltd.), 8
  • Student apprentices in electrical engineering, training and education of (booklet), comment on, 97
  • — Availability of British standards for, 9
  • — Grants to, committee on, 15
  • — International exchange of. See International
  • Association for Exchange of Students
  • — National Union of. See National
  • Studio, television interview, at Southampton, of BBC, 224
  • Sturmey Archer engine for Raleigh moped, 580 Sturtevant Engineering Co., Ltd., Preciptron electrostatic filters for Rolls-Royce gasturbine test house, 820
  • Stussi, F., on structural steel as used for buildings and bridges (review), 845
  • Styli, diamond and sapphire, shaping of (Philips), 96
  • Subception, theory of, and experiments on, by J. C. Naylor and C. H. Lawshe, 691
  • Suberkrub, M., on foundations for structures (book), 777
  • Subliminal perception, comment on, 691 Submarine, air-ferrying by Silver City Airways, 499
  • — Atomic, Dreadnought, 307
  • Dreadnought, discussion in Parliament on, 629, 832
  • — — Dreadnought, reactor for (Vickers Nuc
  • lear Engineering, Ltd.), 235
  • Nautilus, 307
  • Nautilus, Arctic voyage of, 193, 205
  • — — Nautilus, power plant for, 204, 237
  • — — Nautilus, Sperry navigational equipment
  • in, 238
  • NEPTUNE reactor for research on, 262
  • — — Polaris, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — — Propulsion of, 307, 308
  • — — Q244 (France), 14
  • -— — Q244, work suspended on, 665
  • — — Reactor plant for Britain (Westinghouse
  • Electric Corp.), 14
  • — — Skate, polar transit of, 237
  • Skipjack, USS, 14
  • Triton, launch of (General Dynamics Corp.), 403
  • — Cable. See Cable
  • -— Navigation methods, 238
  • — Submerged, navigation methods for, 238 Subways in underground railway stations,
  • passenger flow in, 245. See LETTER, 396
  • Sudan, Nile river territorial claims of, 750 Suggestion schemes, Industrial Welfare Society posters, 376
  • Successful (booklet), 823
  • Suit, protective, pressure-ventilated, of Geon pvc sheeting (Plysu Products, Ltd., and Spembly, Ltd.), 656
  • Sullivan, W. T., in E.T.U. delegation to Trades Union Congress, 112
  • Sulphide production from raw sewage sludge, 179
  • Sulphur,' corrosion of mild steel by; 178
  • — Production from raw sewage sludge, 179 Sulphuric acid and desulphurising plant,
  • combined (Appleby-Frodingham), 223
  • Production from raw sewage sludge, 179 Sulzer diesel engine type 6LDA28 for D5000- D5029 locomotives, 221
  • Sulzer 6LDA28 engine for diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region (Vickers-Armstrongs), 757
  • Summers, John, and Sons, Ltd., Stelvetite plastics coating of steel, 70; Galvatite galvanised steel sheet for Ventrex roofing, 491; position and prospects of, 819
  • Sun. See Solar
  • Sunvic Controls, nuclear instrumentation exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 274 “ Supa-Stor ” thermal storage heaters (Dulrae, Ltd.), 524
  • Super Snipe motor car (Humber), 470
  • Motor-car, new engine for (Humber); 567 Superbuilt Products, Ltd., flexible rubber doors, 562
  • Superconductivity, low-temperature research on, 680
  • Superheaters for boiler for Thorpe Marsh power staiion (Superheater Co., Ltd.), 710 Superheater Co., Ltd., superheater for boiler for Thorpe Marsh power station, 710
  • — Tubes, oxide scaling, study at National
  • Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • Supermarine. See Vickers-Armstrongs (.Aircraft), Ltd.
  • Supersonic diffuser for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 83
  • — Flight tests of Rolls-Royce Avon jet engine,
  • 511
  • Supertankers. See Tankers
  • Supervisors, Industrial, Regional Conferences of. See Regional
  • — and modern management, by Lt.-Gen. Sir
  • J. Evetts, 46
  • Supervision—Management’s Vital Link, report of Regional Conferences of Industrial Supervisors, 46
  • Supply, Ministry of, activities in aircraft industry policy, 269; Aeronautical Inspection Directorate, 641; phenolic resin bonded paper tube in tropics (book), 648 Suppressors, noise, for American airliners (Rolls-Royce, Ltd.), 62
  • Surface condenser. See Condenser
  • Surface conversion treatment, electro-chemical “ Anti-flux,” for Sextet variable-speed pulley (Industrial Drives, Ltd.), 165
  • — Dressings, tar, recommendations for (book),
  • 844
  • -— Energy of solids, by V. D. Kuzhetsov (book), 218
  • — Finish, effect on -gearing lubrication,
  • A.E.I. Laboratories work on, 543
  • — Finishing machines (trade publication), 421
  • — Glazed, Swan “ All-Stabilo ” black-lead
  • pencil for marking on (Gordon and Gotch, Ltd.), 165
  • — Grinding machine. See Grinding
  • — Hand file, colloidal molybdenum disulphide
  • for treatment of (Acheson Colloids, Ltd.), 145
  • — Resistances, insulation meter for (Shaw
  • Moisture Meters), 229
  • — Texture of bored cylinders, measurement,
  • by M. Ehrenreich, 615
  • Surfacing materials, road, rubber for, 144 “ Surpans ” non-burring spanner (Brades
  • Nash Tyzack), 640
  • Survey, airborne radiometric, for uranium, in Cornwall, 109
  • — of manufacturing activity in Australia,
  • comment on, 330
  • Survival Equipment Corp., formation in U.S. by British firms, 208
  • Suspension, air, for motor vehicles at International Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, 462, 463
  • — Bridge. See Bridge
  • Susskind, A. K., notes on analog-digital conversion techniques (review), 844
  • Sutcliffe, H., on illuminating manuscripts, 820 Suyya, historical note on work in Kashmir valley, 572
  • Svenska Aktiebolaget Bromsregulator, resilient- type wheels for British Railways diesel railbuses, 350
  • Svenska Rotormaskina AB, Lysholm-type rotary-screw compressor, 490
  • Swallow aircraft, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • Swan “ All-Stabilo ” black-lead pencil for marking on glazed surfaces (Gordon and Gotch, Ltd.), 165
  • Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd., model of nuclear propelled ship, 233
  • Sweatt, H., on Honeywell Controls, Ltd., 335
  • Sweden, brittle-fracture investigations in, by
  • C. Schaub, 117
  • — Engineering industries of, 77
  • — Submarine telephone cable to, 450
  • — Uranium ore extraction plant, 465 Swedish State Railways, use of railcars, 519 Sweepers, mechanical (Matling, Ltd.), 498 Swindon College, survey of, 430
  • Swindon Tool Co., Ltd., automatic sliding boring head, 135
  • Swiss engineering industry, position and prospects of, 615
  • — Society of Machine Manufacturers, 75th
  • anniversary, 615
  • Swissair, maintenance agreement with Scandinavian Airlines System, 499
  • Switches. See Switchgear
  • Switchboard, telephone, cordless, for Canadian Pacific Railway Co. (Automatic Telephone and Electric Co.), 770
  • — for variable voltage power supply at
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 549
  • Switchgear, air-blast, 1(32 kV, for Hunterston nuclear power Station (Metropolitan- Vickers Electrical Co., Ltd.), 14
  • — Circuit breakers, miniature, short-circuit
  • testing station for, at J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd., 675
  • breakers, for variable voltage power supply at Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 549
  • — Mobile demonstration of (Brush Electrical
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 547
  • Exhibition of (J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd.), 547
  • — Outdoor, tropical tests on (Brush Electrical
  • Engineering Co., Ltd.), 491
  • — Switch, reverser, traction motor, shaft
  • insulation with glass cloth, 347
  • Time, for electric oil-filled radiators (Hurseal, Ltd.), 360
  • Switzerland, salt production in, note on, 357 Sykes Machine Tool Co., Ltd., agency for
  • Schiess gear machines, 773
  • Sykes, W. E., Ltd., tangential feed head for hobbing machine, 562
  • Symbiotic interaction between science and engineering, by G. Groetzinger, 445
  • Symbols for proof correction, B.S.l. table of, 681
  • Symonds, P. S., work pg plastic theory, 835
  • Synchro-cyclotron of CERN, 265
  • 600 MeV (CERN), properties of cosmic particles, 403
  • Joint Nuclear Research Institute (Dubna), 265
  • Synchrophasatron for nuclear structure research, 537; properties of, 539
  • Synchrotron proton, of CERN, 265 electrical equipment contracts for (NIRNS), 734
  • 25 GeV, Eurotron, at Meyrin, 236 Joint Nuclear Research Institute (Dubna), 265
  • 7 GeV, for National Institute for Nuclear Research, 262
  • for Rutherford Laboratory, components design for, 793
  • Sytron 475 Polystyrene raw material for “ Saroy ” sheet (Distrene, Ltd.), 38
  • TABLES of exponential integral for complex arguments (book), 844
  • — Lifting, hydraulically-operated, “ Bicep ”
  • (Access Equipment), 756
  • Transportable hydraulic, Sherpa (Salisbury Engineering), 398
  • Tables of natural logarithms for arguments between five and six decimal places, (book) 712
  • — of transport integrals, by W. M. Rogers and R. L. Powell (book), 844
  • — Work, unit (Farrow and Jackson), 657
  • Tablet making and coating machine, “ Dry-Cota ” (Manesty Machines, Ltd.), 332
  • Tabor, Dr. D., on friction between tyre and road, 838
  • Tacan navigation system, 321
  • Taccone “ Diaform ” moulding machine (Baker Perkins, Ltd.), 30
  • — Diaphragm moulding machine (Baker Perkins), 789
  • Tachometer, frequency meter (Racal Engineering, Ltd.), 8
  • Takeuchi, §., on atomic immigrant ship, 602
  • Talbot Stead Tube Co., Ltd., Cupford three-way diaphragm valve, 10; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • Talking to Americans, by E. P. Ward. See Americans
  • Tamm, Academician I. Y., Nobel Prize award, 604
  • Tandem downdraught stove, George Wright’s, 503
  • Tanks, contact, at Ashford Common filtration works, 255
  • .— Experimental. See also Ship resistance
  • — Freezing, for investment casting with
  • frozen mercury, 177
  • — Level gauge, electronic, Gilbarco (Firth
  • Cleveland Instruments, Ltd.), 166
  • — Roof, gauge for average temperature
  • measurement in, 816
  • — Storage, for liquid bitumen at Shell Haven
  • (Shell Refining Co.), 191
  • Manholes in, reinforcements for, work on, at BWRA, 49
  • — Tests on Oakley self-righting lifeboats, 743 Tanker, atomic-powered, economic study, 602 Powered, French, 602
  • Powered, power requirements, 603
  • Propulsion of, 308
  • — Berthing project at Tranmere, 94
  • — Block coefficient in relation to freight rate,
  • 94
  • — Design and freight rates, optimum relation
  • ship between, 94
  • — Filling control, centralised (Gilbarco, Ltd.),
  • 11
  • — Gas-turbine propulsion of, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 795
  • — Generators with main-engine drive for
  • (W. H. Allen and Co., Ltd.); 744
  • — Large, orders for new, 786
  • — New large dry dock for, to be built on Tyne
  • (Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders), Ltd.), 94
  • — Scheme for financing of, by Shell Petroleum
  • Co., Ltd., 66
  • — Submarine, atomic-powered, 310 Atomic-powered, Japanese, 602
  • — Super, trend to, 94
  • — Tonnage position and prospects of, 66
  • — Universe Apollo, launching of, 786
  • Tannenbaum, Prof. R., on leadership and management, 393
  • Tape punch, automatic, Audit 322 accounting machine with (British Olivetti), 690
  •  :— — Automatic, Audit 330, billing typewriter with (British Olivetti), 690
  • for direct recording of computer output data (Creed and Co.), 688
  • — Reader, transistorised (Elliott Bros. (Lon
  • don), Ltd.), 689
  • — Recorder, battery-operated, lightweight,
  • Phonotrix (Fonadek (Branson), Ltd.), 7
  • — Recording, magnetic, by H. G. M. Spratt
  • (book), 327
  • Tapping heads, Skinner range (Stanley Howard, Ltd.), 789
  • Tar polymerisation, increase with irradaition, 141
  • — for road surfacing and maintenance (book),
  • 712
  • — Surface dressings, recommendations for
  • (book), 844
  • Tariffs, cut of 10 per cent likely for E.E.C. members, 131
  • — on plastics imports, failure of plea for
  • increase in, 773
  • Tarkowski, Z. M. T., on training to understand people, 377
  • Tata Iron and Steel Co., progress of Durgapur works, 206; increased use of oxygen at Tisco works, 391
  • Tax, income. See Income tax
  • Taxation, Labour Party policy on, 130
  • Taxi, metropolitan, Austin FX4, with Borg Warner fully automatic transmission, 463
  • Tay, Firth of, atomic power station for, discussion in Parliament on, 793
  • Tayler, R. F., on aluminium derrick, 100
  • Taylor, J., on British coal mining explosives (book), 277
  • Taylor, R. J., on linear function, 364
  • Taylor, Dr. W., on automatic control by visual signals, 729
  • Taylor Woodrow. See English Electric-Bab- cock and Wilcox-Taylor Woodrow Atomic Power Group
  • Tea pots, immersion heater for (Eltron (London), Ltd.), 524
  • Teachers of mathematics, shortage of, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • Supply position of, 735
  • — National Union of. See National
  • — Science, supply position of, 735
  • Women, Association of. See Association
  • — Shortage of, 755
  • — at technical colleges, 433
  • — Technical, in industry, by N. H. Mann, 16
  • — Training colleges, expansion of, 439 Teaching Engineering design, by H. Clausen,
  • 723. See also LETTER, 787
  • — Science, in grammar schools, questionnaire
  • 143
  • — See also Education
  • Teamwork, the pattern of modern industry, by Dr. W. G. Hiscock, 46
  • Tecalemit, Ltd., nylon tubing (trade publication), 153; 28-way lubricating oil distributor pump, 231
  • Technical books, income tax allowance on, discussion in Parliament on, 175
  • Technical Ceramics, Ltd., ceramic vibration strain gauges, 800
  • — Colleges, Mullard, Ltd., educational service
  • to, 46
  • Norwood, remarks by Principal of, 496 Survey of Norwood, Reading, Salford and Swindon, 430
  • Talk of the town’s, 430. See LETTER, 496 See also Apprenticeship; Courses;
  • Education
  • — Education. See Education
  • — Information. See Information
  • 7 Services. See Information services, tech
  • nical
  • Technical and Scientific Films, Ltd., cinema film on conveyor maintenance in coal mines, 846
  • Papers, how to write, by S. F. Trelease (book), 218
  • Periodicals list (Wm. Dawson and Sons, Ltd.), TT1
  • — Teachers. See Teachers
  • Technological advancement, effect on unemployment, 112
  • — Progress, effect on education, bibliography
  • on, by Mrs. B. Board, 613
  • — University of Delft, hydraulic engineering
  • course at, 94
  • Technologists, College, of, member of, new award, 660
  • — Future needs for, 589 Technology, Diploma in. See Diploma
  • — History of. Vol. IV: Industrial revolution,
  • by C. Singer, E. J. Holmyard, A. R. Hall, and T. I. Williams (review), 246
  • — History of: Vol. V (book), 681
  • -— and science, Soviet education for, by A. G.
  • Korol (review), 119
  • — See also Science and technology Teddington Aircraft Controls, Ltd., atomic
  • energy division, 830
  • Teddington Industrial Equipment, Ltd., pneu- matic/electric air gauge, 460; automatic air gauging machine for tapered roller bearing races, 759
  • Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp., automatic high-power voltage regulator, 529
  • Telecine installation for television advertisement auditions (L.P.E. Television, Ltd.), 81 Telecommunication Engineering and Manufacturing Association, annual report, 39; review of progress of telephonic communication, 39
  • Teledictation system for Agavox dictating machines (Aga Dictating Co.), 429
  • Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co., Ltd., land cable for U.K./Sweden submarine cable system, 450; audio-frequency cables (trade publication), 648
  •  ?— Data transmission by, GPO booklet on, 786 Telephone cable, submarine, Miami/San Juan project, 450
  • Submarine, to Sweden, 450
  • — — Transatlantic, centenary, 201
  • — Call charge indicator for subscribers
  • (Ferranti), 759
  • — Data transmission by, GPO booklet on, 786
  • — Increased demand for, 39
  • — Link, radio, in Jamaica, stand-by generator.
  • plant for (Austinlite, Ltd.), 135
  • — Switchboard, cordless, for Canadian Pacific
  • Railway Co. (Automatic Telephone and Electric Co.), 770
  • — Systems for collieries, 90
  • Desk, Multi-Link (Fonadek (Branson),
  • Ltd.), 229
  • Loudspeaker, Ringmaster (EMI Sales
  • and Service, Ltd.), 333
  • Telephonic communication, review of progress of, 39
  • Telescope, balloon-carried, “ Project Stratoscope,” 623
  • — Radio, at Jodrell Bank, comment on cost
  • of, 557
  • Jodrell Bank, questionnaire on tracking lunar probes by, 624
  • -— — Jodrell Bank, report on action of consulting engineer at, 240
  • Jodrell Bank, used to track lunar probes,
  • 295
  • at Maryland Point, 22
  • — “ Telesmoke,” for estimating smoke density,
  • 717
  • “ Telesmoke ” telescope for estimating smoke density, 717
  • Teletherapy, radioisotopes for, 636
  • Television advertisement auditions, closed circuit television and telecine installation for (L.P.E. Television, Ltd.), 81
  • — Apparatus in handling apparatus for radio
  • active fuel cartridges (Marconi), 109-110
  • — in Australia, contracts awarded to Marconi’s
  • Wireless Telegraph Co., 389
  • — Authority, Independent. See Independent
  • — BBC: a British engineering achievement
  • (book), 577
  • — Camera for carbon-dioxide-cooled reactor
  • (Pye, Ltd.), 273
  • in radioactive fuel Cartridge handling apparatus (Marconi), 109-110
  • — Cathode-ray tubes, production of Ediswan
  • Mazda (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 554
  • — Circuit, general techniques, by S. W. Amos
  • and D. C. Birkinshaw (review), 777
  • — Closed circuit, installation for television
  • advertisment auditions (L.P.E. Television, Ltd.), 81
  • — Colour, experiments at Radio Hobbies
  • Exhibition, 752
  • Tests by BBC, 629
  • — Engineering: principles and practice. Vol.
  • IV: general circuit techniques, by S. W. Amos and D. C. Birkinshaw (review), 777
  • — Equipment contract for Latina atomic
  • power station (Pye, Ltd.), 793
  • — Interview studio at Southampton, of BBC!
  • 224
  • — Open-circuit, for motor vehicle track tests
  • at Chaul End test centre of Vauxhall Motors, 702
  • — Outside broadcast unit for Southern Tele
  • vision, Ltd. (EMI), 385
  • Television receiver, Alba, with new chassis layout (A. J. Balcome, Ltd.), 328
  • New chassis layout (Radio and Allied Industries, Ltd.), 328"
  • at Radio Show (Earls Court), 328
  • — Relation between picture size, viewing dist
  • ance and picture quality in television, by L. C. Jesty, 64
  • — Research, digital computers for simulation
  • of coding systems in, 550
  • — Sets, questionnaire on, by Consumer
  • Advisory Council, 192
  • — Station for Independent Television Autho
  • rity at Black Mountain, Belfast, 588
  • — — for Irish Government, offer by Pye
  • (Ireland), 192
  • Projected, of ITA, 727
  • — Transmitting station at Chillerton Down
  • (ITA), 224, 385
  • 7— in Western Germany, 3
  • Teller, E., on peaceful uses of fusion, 402
  • Temescal Metallurgical Corp., electron beam vacuum melting and purification of chemi- cally-active materials with high melting points, 117
  • Temperature differences, use of, for power from the sea, at Abidjan project, 104
  •  ;— Distribution, multicell box subjected to, optimum design of, by D. J. Johns (book), 747
  • Temperature, Ltd., tropical room air conditioner, 456
  • — Measurement in roof tanks, gauge for
  • (Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd.), 816
  • •— — See also Pyrometer; Thermocouples
  • — Probe, furnace (Blaw-Knox Co.), 166
  • — Recorder, thermocouple, multi-point
  • (Savage and Parsons, Ltd.), 275
  • Temple, G., on fluid dynamics (book), 777
  • Tensile properties of ultra-high-strength steels, 446
  • — Stress for brittle-fracture, determination of,
  • 117
  • — Tests on glass fabrics, by AID, 641
  • Rig for brittle fracture investigations (BWRA), 50
  • — — on threaded assemblies (PERA), 89 Tension, rolling of billets under, 522
  • — Surface. See Surface tension
  • Terminology of industrial trucks, illustrated. 247
  • Teron, trade name for marketing Terylene in the U.S., 435
  • Terphenyl as reactor coolant, 140, 141 Terrestrial magnetism. See Magnetism Territorial Army, communications equipment at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • Terry, N. B., on apparatus for measurement of velocities of sonic pulses in flawed materials, 179
  • Terylene conveyor belts (Leyland and Birmingham Rubber Co., Ltd.), 672
  • — — Belts, rubber-covered, for ICI fertiliser
  • plant, 424
  • — Production in U.S., 435
  • — Webbing pipe straps for Bowaters Paper Corp. (“ W ” Ribbons, Ltd.), 118
  • Tests. See under specific types of test and materials and items tested
  • — Bed for Dart propeller-turbine aero engine
  • at London Airport (BEA), 553
  • — House for gas turbines at Rolls-Royce,
  • Ltd., 443, 476,820. See LETTER, 496
  • Testing machine, horizontal, 500 ton, for National Coal Board (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • — — See also under specific types of testing
  • machine
  • — Materials, American Society for. See
  • American
  • — Steel, ISO work on, 158
  • Texas Co., radiation laboratory, 427
  • Textiles for airborne use, inspection methods of AID, 641
  • — Factory Workers Association. See United
  • — Industry, decline in, 261
  • — Machinery and accessories, international
  • exhibition of (Manchester), exhibits at, 547
  • Thames Board Mills, Silberkuhl roof construction, 219
  • — Navigation Service, radar station for, 353
  • — River, South Bank, heliport for (Westland
  • Aircraft), 63
  • — Water, Ashford Common filtration works
  • for treatment of, 255
  • “ Thank-you’s,” Plain Words on, 622
  • Theft of metal track rod ends, case of, 405 Theobalds, R. O. P., updraught grate, 501 Therapy, group, irradiation cabinets for (“ V ” Development, Ltd.), 593
  • Thermal conductivity of exfoliated vermiculite, 616
  • — Expansion of ducts, kinematic design for,
  • 704
  • — Ice protection, electric or hot gas, by
  • J. A. Hay, 61
  • — Storage block heaters, trials on, 32
  • Thermal Syndicate, Ltd., fused quartz (trade publication), 811
  • — Treatment of metals. See Heat treatment
  • Thermax heating chamber in injection moulding machine, 449
  • Thermionic converter (General Electric Co.), 20
  • — Valve. See Telegraphy; Telephony; Radar;
  • Radio
  • Thermocouple temperature recorder, multipoint (Savage and Parsons, Ltd.), 275
  • — See also Pyrometer
  • Thermodynamics of heat-power systems, by
  • F. W. Hutchinson (review), 776
  • Thermoelectric heating and cooling combined (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • Thermometer. See Pyrometer
  • Thermonuclear reactions. See Nuclear fusion; ZETA, etc.
  • Thermotank, Ltd., Series P self-contained air Conditioning units;, 135
  • Thetford, O., on aircraft of the Royal Air Force 1918-58 (review), 551
  • Thickness gauges, radioisotopes in, 634
  • — for Sheet and wire, Preferred numbers
  • system, 676
  • — Wall, of long tube, AID apparatus.; 641
  • Thilliamuthu, J., on electromagnetic computers for continuously indicating horsepower, 527
  • Thin film lubrication. See Lubrication
  • Thinking machines, construction of, by Dr. A. M. Uttley, 728
  • Thiokol rocket engine for X-15 manned, research aircraft, 638
  • Thomas, A. K., on design of spiral bevel gears, 416
  • Thomas, Richard, and Baldwins, Ltd., discussion in Parliament on siting of new steelworks for, 75; Armco-Sendzimir continuous galvanising plant at Ebbw Vale Works, 78; nylon disc filters for blast-furnace cooling water, 673; new strip-mill project, 686
  • Thompson, G. V. E., on lunar probe paths for approaching the moon, 294
  • Thompson-Henn-Collins, transistorised crystal clock, 588
  • Thompson, J., Beacon Windows, Ltd., oil- fired air heater, 461
  • Thompson, Dr. J. F., on position and prospects of International Nickel Go. of Canada, 201; on strike at International Nickel Co. of Canada, 565
  • Thompson, J. G., on nickel and its alloys (book), 218
  • Thompson, J. Langham, Ltd., Thompson- Henn-Collins crystal clock, 588
  • Thompson, John, Group, welding courses for atomic work, 170
  • Thompson, John, Ltd. See also AEI—John Thompson
  • Thonemann, P. C., on thermonuclear research, 400
  • Thor intermediate range ballistic missile (Douglas Aircraft Co.), 20; used in lunar probe, 294
  • Thorium as organic reactor fuel, dibenzoylmethane complexes of, 110
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures,
  • 241
  • — Recovery plant for Rio Tinto-Dow, Ltd.
  • (Humphreys and Glasgow (Canada), Ltd.), 109
  • — Supplies of, by J. Johnson, 374
  • — and uranium, by L. Grainger (review), 613 Thom Electrical Industries, annual report, 293 Thom, J., on Thom Electrical Industries, 293 Thornton, J. D., on steam-water cooled
  • reactors, 504
  • Thornton, William, and Sons, Ltd., new Knapton malting plant of Associated British Maltsters, Ltd., 186
  • Thornycroft, John I., and Co., Ltd., Leader pilot launch, 673
  • Thornycroft, Ltd., “ Big Ben ” dumper truck, 596
  • Thorpe Marsh power station, boiler of 550 MW capacity for (International Combustion, Ltd.), 710
  • Thought processes, mechanisation of, symposium on, 728
  • Thread milling machine. See Milling machines
  • — Rolling research (PERA), 89
  • — Screw. See Screw
  • Threaded assemblies, tensile tests on (PERA), 89
  • Torsion tests on (PERA), 89
  • Thrissell Engineering Co., Ltd., electronic letter-sorting machines for Post Office, 243
  • Thulium 170 for radiography in dentistry, 108 Thwaites Engineering Co., Ltd., dumper truck with detachable skip, 230
  • Thwaites and Reed, Ltd., clock mechanism for St. Clement Danes, 494
  • TI Nuclear Engineering, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346; elliptical heat-exchanger tubes, 403
  • Tidal model of Eyemouth Harbour, by W. J. Reid, 808
  • — Power, difficulties of, 104
  • Tigris and Euphrates—human and machine translation, by Dr. R. H. Richens, 728
  • Tiles, vinyl, Nyletter, trapezium-shaped, for flooring (Holmsund Flooring, Ltd.), 192 Tilghman’s, Ltd., Wheelabrator shot-blasting machine for forming Vanguard airliner wing panels, 379
  • Tiltman Langley, Ltd., roller clutch for smaller mechanisms, 62; three-phase supply line test equipment, 498
  • Timber, European market, falling demand in, 654
  • — Pipelines, Santa Fe (Head Wrightson
  • Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • — Scrubbers, cylindrical, Santa Fe (Head
  • Wrightson Processes, Ltd.), 127
  • — See also Wood
  • Time standards, atomic, comparison of British and American, 85
  • — Study in hospital administration, 472
  • — Switch for electric oil-filled radiators
  • (Hurseal, Ltd.), 360
  • — Wastage on trivial matters by senior
  • officials, techniques for dealing with, Plain Words on, 526
  • Timetables, railway train, analogue computer for, 87
  • Tinley, E. L., review of bar and tube straightening machinery, 625
  • Titanium alloys, mechanical properties of, 28
  •  ?— Applications of, 30
  • — Bar production (ICI, Ltd.), 30
  • — Electrodes, consumable, use of, at titanium
  • melting plant of ICI, Ltd., at Wilton, 28
  • — Industry, over-production in, 722
  • — Mechanical properties of, 28
  • — Oxygen flame cutting with preheat flame, 50
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures
  • 241
  • — Physical properties of, 28
  •  ?— Plant of ICI, Ltd., in Wales, 28
  • — Price of, 30
  • — Replacement of lead in heating coils of
  • chromium plating baths, 847
  • •— Rod production (ICI, Ltd.), 28
  • — Sheet production (ICI, Ltd.), 28
  •  ?— Welding of, effect of small quantities of air, 50
  • Tobias, Dr J S. A.,, on non-linear forced vibrations of circular discs, 51
  • Tokyo Electric Express Railway, nuclear group project, 734
  • Tomlinson (Electric Vehicles), Ltd., midget battery-operated locomotive for inside Rock of Gibraltar, 657
  • Tools, ceramic, for cast iron machining, by J. L. Remmerswaal, 614
  • Research, by E. J. Krabacher, 614
  • — Fixing to brickwork and concrete structures,
  • Hilti system for (Ucan Development, Ltd.), 8
  • — Metal-cutting, performance, by R. Tourret
  • (review), 277
  • Deloro Stellite, fatigue tests on, 618
  • Top executive. See Executive
  • Torch, gas-air, BB (BBS [Development and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 528
  • Tornado Cars, Ltd., Typhoon “ build-it- yourself ” motor car, 360
  • Torpedo boats-, motor. See Motor
  • Torque and load calculation in hot flat rolling, by P. M. Cook and A. W. McCrum (book), 445
  • — Meters See Dynamometers
  • Torsion prop for coal mines (Giitthoffnungs- hiitte (Sterkrade)), 658
  • — Tests on threaded assemblies (PERA), 89 Torsional wave magnetostrictive wire delay
  • line (Mullard Equipment, Ltd.), 689
  • Torsionmeters. See Dynamometers
  • “ Tote ” system of bulk materials handling (Pressotum, Ltd.), 489
  • Tours, overseas, bysenior executives, 611
  • Tourret, R., on performance of metal-cutting tools (review), 277
  • Tower, cooling. See Cooling tower
  • — Crane. See Crane
  • — Shielding facility, Oak Ridge, 571
  • Towler Bros. (Patents), Ltd., hydraulic pumps and auxiliaries for hydraulic presses, 102; acquisition by Metal Industries, Ltd., 565; hydraulic equipment for Walter Somers, Ltd., 578
  • Town and Country Planning Bill, removal of dual valuation of land under, 591
  • — — Planning, development opinions, 691
  • — Developing, for industrial firms leaving
  • London,137
  • — Development Act (1952), objects of, 137
  • — Gas in BB gas-air torch (BBS Development
  • and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), 528
  • — — Consumption in 1957, 330
  • Refinery gas used as, in Holland, 259
  • — New, development of, 137
  • Toxic materials, Stanat Mann remotely- controlled roll changing mill for (Albert Mann’s Engineering Co., Ltd.), 656
  • TR atomic reactor, rebuilt, 665
  • Track links, welded tubular, of Sno-Cat vehicles for Commonwealth TransAntarctic Expedition, examination of failure of, 49
  • Track-Marshall JCB tractor-mounted trencher and excavator (Thos. W. Ward, Ltd.), 597
  • — Rod ends, theft of, case of, 405
  • — Tests of motor vehicles, open-circuit
  • television for, at Vauxhall Motors Chaul End test centre, 702
  • Traction, electric. See Railways
  • — Engine, steam, memorial to first (Charles
  • Burrell and Sons, Ltd.), 100
  • Tractor, Caterpillar D8 (Fred Myers, Ltd.), 158
  • Tractor, Caterpillar, series HD8, 725
  • — Crawler, Bagnall-Burns BB90 (W. G.
  • Bagnall), 596-7
  • — — Challenger 33. (John Fowler and Co.), 597 at Public Works Exhibition, 596 U-blade attachment for (David Brown
  • Construction Equipment, Ltd.), 132
  • — — Vickers Vigor (Vickers-Armstrongs), 596
  • — Exports to China, 547
  • — Hire purchase rates reduced for, 479
  • — Hydrostatic transmission units for (Joseph
  • Lucas, Ltd.), 790
  •  ?— Industrial, dual pivot loader for use with (David Brown), 196
  • — Life and use of, by A. H. Gill, 623
  • — p.t.o. shafts, corrugated rubber flexible
  • sheath for (Atkinson’s Agricultural Appliances), 790
  • — at Public Works Exhibition, 594
  • — “ Sapper Powerdozer ” single ram bulldozer
  • blade for (Bomford and Evershed, Ltd.), 529
  • — Shovel, crawler-mounted, Allis-Chalmers
  • HD.6G (Mackay Industrial Equipment), 596
  • — — Loadmaster 3000 (Chaseside Engineer
  • ing), 596
  • Michigan 275A, 596
  • at Public Works Exhibition, 596
  • Track-mounted, Fiat FL4 (Mackay Industrial Equipment), 596
  • — Slave, “ Spotter,” for handling semi
  • trailers (British Road Services-Douglas), 222
  • — at Smithfield Show (London), 790
  • Trade, Board of. See Board of Trade; see also
  • Export Credit Guarantee Department
  • — East-West, statistical review of, 819 West, suggestions for improving, 227
  • — and Economic Conference, Commonwealth.
  • See Commonwealth
  • — Effect of European Common Market on
  • United States industry, comment on, 415
  • — Embargo. See Embargo
  • — European, crisis in, 654
  • — Exhibition. See Exhibition
  •  ?— Export. See Export
  • — Free, in Latin America, 559
  • See also European Common Market;
  • Free Trade Area
  • — Import. See Import
  • — International, comment on effect of
  • shortage of liquid funds, 362
  • — Practices threatening the engineering indus
  • try, by T. H. Burleigh, 479
  • — Skilled, recruitment to, by G. Williams
  • (review), 516
  • •— Statistics and trends, 526
  • — Terms of, by A. C. L. Day, 259
  • — Union Congress, report on economic
  • policy, 271; attitude to nationalisation, 302; annual report, 344; comment on annual meeting (Bournemouth), 344; reaction on abolition of compulsory arbitration, 572
  • German; attitude to monopolies. 599
  • Trade unions and the law, by Lord Denning, 16 Membership of, comment on, 344
  • — — Schisms in, 572
  • Troublemakers in, attitude towards, 599 See also Labour and under names of individual unions
  • — See also Export; Import
  • Trading profits. See Profits
  • Traffic, London, plea for single regulating authority, 832
  • — Regulations, motorways, 139
  • for Preston by-pass, 162
  • — Road, speeds and delays of vehicles on, 480
  • — Signals, vehicle delays at, 480
  • — Study for Channel Tunnel, 655
  • Trailers, semi, handling, “ Spotter ” slave tractor for (British Road Services- Douglas), 222
  • Train, barge, and pusher tug, Gongola, trials in Firth of Clyde, 69
  • — Railway. See Railway train
  • Training and adaptation for modern techniques, EPA publication, 632
  • — Apprentice, at Davy and United Engineering
  • Co., Ltd. (booklet), 572
  • — — in instrument and control industry, by
  • W. Stainsby, 176
  • — Centre of Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., at
  • Renfrew, 46
  • at London Transport Acton works1, 199 of Nestle Co., Ltd., Lausanne, by C. Myers and F. A. Kirby, 794
  • — Colleges, teacher, expansion of, 439
  • — Council. See Industrial Training Council
  • — of craftsmen, comment by Sir Willis
  • Jackson, 302
  • — the customer, note on, 611
  • — and education of student apprentices in
  • electrical engineering (booklet), comment on, 97
  • — of Indian steelworks personnel in U.K., 206
  • — Industrial, for professional engineers,
  • conference on, 660
  • •— of operatives, report by Joint Committee on Individual Efficiency in Industry, 533
  • — and opportunities for women in engineering,
  • by V. Holmes and L. Souter (booklet), 551
  • — Practical, I.Meeh.E. report on, by D. B.
  • Welbourn, 163
  • — Problem of population “ bulge,” 344
  • — School for apprentices at Vickers-Arm
  • strongs (Aircraft), Ltd., Swindon, 760
  • — —- in instrumentation at Foxboro-Yoxall,
  • 611
  • — of standards engineers, 9
  • — to understand people, by Z. M. T.
  • Tarkowski, 377
  • — See also Education; Courses; Industrial
  • Training Council; School; Technical College, etc.
  • Tranmere, berthing project for supertankers at, 94
  • Transatlantic aircraft service of Pan American World Airways., 394
  • — Communication link centenary, 201 Transceiver, data, for computers (IBM United
  • Kingdom, Ltd.), 690
  • Transfer equipment, pneumatic, electrically sequenced (Hymatic Engineering Co., Ltd.); 254
  • — Ladle, tilting-truck, hydraulic (trade pub
  • lication), 118
  • — Machine, automatic, for transistor pro
  • duction at Semiconductors, Ltd., 645 In-line, with 51 stations for CVA Group (Kearney and Trecker), 102
  • Kenhos automatic, 185
  • Transformer analogues, full-scale network analyser using (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 93
  • — Auxiliary, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. loco
  • motive for Midland Region, 759
  • — Cooler for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive
  • for Midland Region, 759
  • — Main, for 25 kV 50 cycle a.c. locomotive
  • for Midland Region, 758
  • — Mining, class H insulated, 300-kVA
  • nitrogen-filled (Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical), 756
  • — Step-down, to reduce risk of accidental
  • electric shock (Parmeko, Ltd.), 456
  • — Variac auto, in analogue computer for
  • British Railways timetables, 87
  • Transistors, alloy junction, OC23 and OC24, for digital computers (Mullard, Ltd.), 690
  • •— Amplifier, portable (Pye Telecommunications, Ltd.), 37
  • — in crystal clocks, 588
  • — Factory of Semiconductors, Ltd., at
  • Swindon, 645
  • — in health monitors,; 765
  • — Inverter fluorescent lighting system in
  • “ Caledonian ” London-Glasgow express (GEC), 222
  • New range of (E. K. Cole, Ltd.), 297
  • — Oscillator inverter fluorescent lighting
  • System for Vickers Vanguard airliner (GEC), 222
  • — Production at Newmarket Transistor Co.,
  • Ltd., 845
  • — Six all-transistor motor-car radio (Cossor
  • Radio), 328
  • — in solid circuits, 287
  • Transistorised data processing system, IBM 7070; 801
  • •— Equipment for aircraft at Farnborough Show, 297
  • — Pocket radiation monitor (Philips Electrical,
  • Ltd.), 204
  •  ?— Tape reader (Elliott Bros. (London), Ltd.), 689
  • Translation centre of Special Libraries Association, note on, 91
  • — of German standards, Til
  • — Human and machine compared, by Dr.
  • R. H. Richens, 728
  • — Machine, compared with human, by Dr.
  • R. H. Richens, 728
  • — of non-English articles in Czechoslovak
  • Journal of Physics, 141
  • — Russian, DSIR translated contents lists of,
  • comment on, 247
  • — — Grant-in-aid for, 119
  • Journals, 152
  • — — of papers on structure of glass, 613
  • Translation, Russian, Problem of, 649
  • Translucent ceilings, Pyramid (Lumenated Ceilings, Ltd.), 816
  • Transmission, automatic, Borg Warner, for Austin FX4 Metropolitan taxi, 463
  • — — Borg Warner, Jaguar development of,
  • 566
  • Borg-Warner, modifications to, 566, 567
  • — Hydraulic, Maybach Mekydro, for “ Sir
  • Brian Robertson ” diesel-hydraulic locomotive, 123
  • — Line, experimental, 750 kV (Pittsfield,
  • Mass.), 83
  • — — at Kuibishev, Russia, 500 kV, 83
  • — — Overhead. See also Grid
  • — Mecha-matic, for motor vehicles (Hobbs),
  • 463
  • — Systems for motor vehicles at International
  • Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, 463
  • Transmission Times, house journal of SelfChanging Gears, Ltd., note on, 445, 681
  • — Units, hydrostatic, for tractors (Joseph
  • Lucas, Ltd.), 790
  • — See also Drives; Power
  • Transmitting and receiving equipment of Royal Naval Reserve, at Radio Hobbies Exhibition, 752
  • — Station, radio, very-high-frequency, at
  • Llanddona (BBC), 456
  • — — Television. See Television
  • Transonic flow. See Flow
  • Transport (trade publications), 188
  • — Air. See p if
  • — Aircraft. See Aircraft
  • — (Borrowing Powers) Bill, second reading
  • of, 832
  • — and Civil Aviation, Ministry of, new
  • proposals for traffic on motorways, 162; closure of Croydon airport. See Croydon airport
  • — Commercial motor, international exhibition.
  • See International
  • — Commission, British. See British
  • — and communications in mining, 90
  • — Consultative Committee, Central. See
  • Central
  • Transport Equipment (Thornycroft), Ltd., equipment for diesel drive conversion of salt-carrying river craft, Decempedes, 189 of heat exchangers by sea (booklet), 202
  • — Institute of. See Institute
  • — Integrals, tables of, by W. M. Rogers and
  • R. L. Powell (book), 844
  • — Management for, by Maj. Gen. G. N.
  • Russell, 573
  • — Motor. See Road; Motor
  • — Rail. See Rail; Railways; and British
  • Railways
  • — Road. See Road transport
  • — Underground. See Underground
  • — Workers’ Federation, International. See
  • International
  • Travelling-wave tube with continuous wave output of 100 mW (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 800
  • Tube for small-frequency shifts at microwave intervals (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • Travolator, twin-track, for Bank platforms of Waterloo and City line, 784
  • Trawlers Grimsby, Ltd., transom stem trawler
  • S. T. Kelvin, 771
  • — Transom stem, S.T. Kelvin (Cochrane &
  • Sons), 771
  • Trawsfynydd atomic power station, permission granted for, 170
  • TREAT atomic reactor project, 664
  • Treble One (H.P.lll) military transport aircraft project (Handley Page), 296
  • Trelease, S. F., on how to write scientific and technical papers (book), 218
  • Trenaman, Dr. J., on attitudes to education, 439
  • Trencher and excavator, tractor-mounted, Track-Marshall J. C. B. (Thos. W. Ward, Ltd.), 597
  • Trenthan, G. Percy, Ltd., hydrogenation plant at Stork margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • Trew, Driver W. J., in Lewisham railway accident, 129. See LETTERS, 195-6, 259, 395
  • Trials on Gongola pusher tug and barge train in Firth of Clyde, 69
  • Triangle, oscillations in, 213
  • Triax straight dynamic pinch experiment, 797 Tribunal, industrial disputes. See Industrial TRIGA nuclear reactor for training, research and isotope production, 109
  • Tringham, T. C. E.I causes and prevention Of corrosion in aircraft (book), 119
  • Tripad demountable body for materials handling (British Road Services), 222
  • Triplett, J. R., burning of plutonium-based nuclear fuels, 141
  • Triplex Group, unofficial strikes at, 439
  • Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd., new department for production of curved laminated safety glass, 58; anti-mist glazing (trade publication), 776
  • “ Trislot ” high-torque a.c. motor (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726
  • Tritium-deuterium mixture, energy yield, 401 TRITON atomic reactor in France, 264
  • Triton, atomic submarine, launch Of, 403 Trojan 12-seater public service vehicle, 463
  • Trolley, hostess, mobile, with thermoelectric heating and cooling (Westinghouse Electric International Co.), 160
  • Tropical room air conditioner (Temperature, Ltd.), 456
  • — Tests on electrical switchgear (Brush Elec
  • trical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 491
  • Tropospheric scatter, work at Radio Research Station, 217
  • Truck Act on wage payment, 362. See LETTER, 396
  • — Dumper, “ Big Ben ” (Thornycroft), 596 with detachable skip (Thwaites Engineering Co., Ltd.), 230
  • — — “ Dumptruk ” (ACV Sales), 596
  • High-speed, D5 (Chaseside Engineering Co., Ltd.), 563
  • Muir-Hill 3S 1 yd., redesigned (E. Boydell and Co., Ltd.), 366
  • Truck, dumper, at Public Works Exhibition, 594-5
  • “ SN ” (Aveling-Barford), 596
  • with turbo-blown diesel engine (Fodens, Ltd.), 595
  • — Ford F600, with Perkins F340 110 h.p.
  • diesel engine, 134
  • — Fork-lift, for Brazil (Yale and Towne Manu
  • facturing Co.), 208
  • Reach (Wessex Industries (Poole), Ltd.), 656
  • — Industrial, illustrated terminology of, 247
  • — Motor, Leyland, conversion for Dutch and
  • German regulations, 359
  • See also Motor vehicle
  • — Pallet, electric, battery-driven (Wessex
  • Industries (Poole), Ltd.), 561
  • — Platform, aluminium, “ Aerolumin ” (In
  • dustrial Trucks), 197
  • — Railway. See Wagons
  • —• Works, electric, 30 cwt. (Wessex Industries (Poole), Ltd.), 231
  • Truing machine for bicycle wheels (Phillips Cycles, Ltd.), 788
  • Trukair air freight service, formation and function of, 761
  • Trunnion bearings for dynamometer driving unit, 582
  • Tselikov, Prof. A. I., on rolling-mill design, 521 TU 104 jet airliner, reduction of noise of, 290 Tubes, beryllium (Tube Investments), 748 Bending of, 766
  • — Bursting pressure tests on, at Venesta, Ltd.,
  • 414
  • — Butt welding, rig for preparation of (John
  • Brown (Land Boilers), Ltd.), 806
  • — Cathode-ray. See Cathode-ray tube
  • — Cleaning, shot and sandblasting equipment
  • for (Vacu-Blast, Ltd.), 398
  • — Coating weight, checks at Venesta, Ltd., 414
  • — Coiled, “ Helitube ” heat exchanger with
  • (T. H. and J. Daniels, Ltd.), 167
  • — Copper, for small bore heating (booklet),
  • 524
  • — Electron, miniature, for high temperature
  • operation (General Electric Co. (U.S.A.), 38
  • — Flash-discharge, as polarised-light source,
  • 250
  • — Gas flow across banks of plain and finned,
  • by J. M. Miller and G. F. S. Reising, 737
  • — Heat-exchanger, elliptical (T1 Nuclear
  • Engineering, Ltd.), 403
  • — Image-converter, for photoelastic stress
  • analysis, 250
  • Tube Investments, Ltd., position and prospects of, 693; offer to purchase entire ordinary capital of British Aluminium Co., Ltd., 727, 756; beryllium fabrication for nuclear engineering, 748; offer to British Aluminium Co.’s ordinary stockholders, 822
  • Tube Investments Technological Centre, bending of beryllium tubes, 766
  • Tubes, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 346
  • — Manufacture, quality control in, at Venesta,
  • Ltd., 414
  • — Monitor, plastics (Haynes and Haynes, Ltd.),
  • 132
  • — Paper, phenolic resin bonded (book), 648
  • — Production, ultrasonic tests in, research on,
  • 802
  • Tube Products, Ltd., finned heat exchanger tubing, 366; electric resistance welded tubes, 647
  • — Quality-control tests on, at Venesta, Ltd.,
  • 414
  • — Railways. See Underground railways;
  • London Transport Executive
  • — Rex 539 steel, 448
  • — Rolling of, cold-rolled thin-walled planetary
  • mill for, 521
  • — Straightening machine. See Straightening
  • — Superheater, oxide scaling, study at National
  • Chemical Laboratory, 178
  • — Travelling-wave, with continuous wave out
  • put of 100 mW (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 800
  • wave, for small-frequency shifts at microwave intervals (Mullard, Ltd.), 642
  • -— Vacuum. See Vacuum
  • — Vortex, Hilsch, production of cold air by,
  • by Lt. Cmdr. E. H. Otten, 154
  • — Wall-thickness apparatus for (AID), 641 Thickness, quality control of, at Venesta,
  • Ltd., 414
  • — Welded, electric-resistance (Tube Products,
  • Ltd.), 647
  • — — Stainless steel, British Standard, 719
  • Tubing, cold-water, polythene, specification for, 64
  • — Finned heat exchanger (Tube Products,
  • Ltd.), 366
  • — Nylon (trade publication), 153
  • — See also Pipe; Piping
  • Tuckerman optical strain gauge, 181
  • Tufnell, R. M., waste heat recovery from diesel engines, 610
  • Tufnol clutch in fatigue-testing machine, 85
  • Tug, Martello, crane weigher for measuring pulling power of (Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd.), 7
  • — Pusher, and barge train, Gongola, trials in Firth of Clyde, 69
  • Tunnel, Channel. See Channel
  • — Dartford-Purfleet, discussion in Parliament on progress of, 175
  • — Deep underground, heat transfer in, by A. W. Pratt and L. F. Daws, 605
  • Underground, heating and ventilating in, 605
  • Tunnelling machine in European Coal and Steel Community research programme, 260 Mine, epicyclic gearbox for, 714
  • Tuplin, Prof. W. A., on calculation of gear tooth maximum load, 543
  • Turbine, air, starters, manufacture by Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., under licence, 342
  • — Blading for. See Blades; Blading
  • — Gas, aircraft auxiliary power and engine starting unit, 342
  • — — Blade cooling by deep-drilling by spark
  • machining, 442
  • Turbine, gas. Eland, rear-drive, for Westminster “ flying crane ” helicopter (D. Napier and Son, Ltd.), 94
  • Flight testing on the ground (Rolls- Royce, Ltd.), 443, 476, 820. See LETTER, 496
  • Free, Gnome power plant for helicopters (de Havilland), 342
  • Manufacture by Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., under licence, 342
  • Marine, 3,000 s.h.p. PAMETRADA, progress report on, 442
  • Marine Proteus 1260 (Bristol AeroEngines, Ltd.), 5
  • P181 and P182 aircraft auxiliary power units (Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.), 343
  • in reactor plant, 336
  • for road vehicles (Ford Motor Co.), 593 for ship propulsion, discussion in Parliament on, 795
  • Technology, School of, closure of, 228 See also Aircraft engines
  • — gears, tooth form and pitches, British
  • Standard on, 364
  • — Hydraulic. See Hydro-electric
  • — Impulse reaction, for AGR atomic reactor
  • (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 375
  • — Pass-out for hydrogenation plant at Stork
  • margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133. See LETTER, 331
  • — Pinion hobbing machine (Craven Bros.
  • (Manchester), Ltd.), 333
  • — Pump. See Pump, centrifugal
  • — Steam, marine, agreement between Parsons
  • Marine Turbine Co., Ltd., and Brown Boveri and Co., Ltd., on technical collaboration on design and manufacture of, 239
  • See also Turbo
  • Turbo-alternator, for Arkansas Power and Light Co. (Westinghouse Electric Corp.), 461
  • Cooling, heat transfer in, 420
  • for nuclear power stations, model of (C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • — — Set for AGR atomic reactor (English
  • Electric Co., Ltd.), 375
  • at Stork Margarine Works, Purfleet (Brush), 133. See LETTER, 331
  • Turbojet, Olympus Mark 201, type test on (Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd.), 62
  • — Prop aircraft engines. See Aircraft engines Turbulence in gas clouds, 414
  • Turkey, financial position of, 195
  • Turmo 600 free-turbine engine for P531 helicopter (Blackbum and General Aircraft), 268
  • Turnall lightweight ships’ board (Turners Asbestos Cement Co., Ltd.), 392
  • Turners Asbestos Cement Co., Ltd., “ Everite ” connector for soil pipe (trade publication), 27; fire tests on “Turnall” lightweight ships’ board, 392
  • Turner, C. J., on organisation of chemical engineering projects, 121
  • Turner, E., on new Daimler motor car with 2|-litre V8 engine, 47; remarks on readjustment in aircraft industry, 239
  • Turning and fine boring, by W. Boneham (book), 811
  • Turret reactor. See Atomic reactor, gas-cooled, turret
  • Tuttle, D. F., jun., reference book of the century, 357
  • Twist drill. See Drill
  • Two-Tone resilient table fan (G.E.C.), 224
  • Tyne, dry dock, for tankers (Vickers-Arm- strongs (Shipbuilders), Ltd.), 94
  • — Turbo-prop engine, rating of (Rolls-Royce),
  • 343
  • Tyneside, unemployment on, discussion in Parliament on, 767
  • Type test on Olympus Mark 201 turbojet (Bristol Aero-Engines, Ltd.), 62
  • Typewriter, billing, Audit 330, with automatic tape punch (British Olivetti), 690
  • Typhoon “ build-it-yourself ” motor car (Tornado Cars, Ltd.), 360
  • Tyres for Bluebird car, research and tests on, by Dunlop Rubber Co., 200
  • — and road, friction between, by Dr. D. Tabor,
  • 838
  • — Skidding, studies on, 838, 840
  • — Test plants for Russia (Heenan and Froude), 693
  • Tysoe, J. C., on world standards, 259
  • U-BLADE attachment for crawler tractor (David Brown Construction Equipment, Ltd.), 132
  • Ucan Development, Ltd., Hilti fixing tools and studs for brickwork and concrete structures, 8
  • Ugine, annual report, 171
  • UIC. See International Union of Railways UKAEA. See United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
  • Ultra-high-tensile steels, properties and applications of, by L. Marshall and H. Beresford (book), 446
  • Ultra Light military jet helicopter, prospects in Canada (Fairey), 633
  • Ultrasonic tests in tube production, research on, 802
  • — Testing, AID work on, 641 Underdeveloped countries, cereals nutritional value for, 823
  • European exports to, 77
  • Ricardo steam engine and boiler for, development at Sondes Place, 150
  • See also Iraq
  • Underfloor heating, electrical, aluminium in (Heating Investments, Ltd.), 784
  • Underground haulage equipment (Becker- Prunte (Datteln)), 658
  • — Railway stations, passenger flow in subways
  • and on staircases in, 245. See LETTER, 396 See also London Transport Executive
  • — Transport in coal mines, s fety aspects of,
  • by A. E. Crook, 90
  • Understanding, interpretations of meaning of, by Z. M. T. Tarkowski, 377
  • Unemployment areas, effect of Distribution of Industry Act on, 832
  • Government assistance for factories, 795 Industrial development in, 162
  • — in Canada, prospects of, 773
  • — and deflation, 112
  • — Discussions on, at annual conference of
  • Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 240
  • — Effect of technological advancement on, 112
  • — “ Healthy degree ” of, by Lord Cohen, 632
  • — Statistics, effect of industrial production
  • trends on, 632
  • and trends, 507, 823
  • — on Tyneside, discussion in Parliament on,
  • 767
  • — in United Kingdom, position and prospects
  • of, 194
  • — Utilizing the unemployed, 289
  • UNESCO. See United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
  • Unesco Monthly Bulletin on Scientific Documentation, retirement of Dr. J. Edwin as editor of, 713
  • UNICEF. See United Nations International Children's Fund
  • Unicontrol electro-hydraulic system for singlelever control of motor cars (General Motors Corp.), 21
  • Unified Screw Thread's, “ Not Go ” plug gauges for, by G. Lorenz, 615
  • “ Uniflote ” multi-purpose flotation units (Thos. Storey (Engineer), Ltd.), 368
  • Unilever, Ltd., process plants for hydrogenation plant at Stork margarine works of Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., 133
  • Unilite Corp., Zero-mist fluorinated hydrocarbon additive for chromium plating baths, 676
  • Union Carbide Corp., Project Sherwood exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 326; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345; iron and alloys (trade publication), 811
  • Union-Melt electronically-controlled welding plant at Thorncliffe works of Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd., 254
  • Union Steel and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., chairman’s statement, 293
  • — Trade. See Trade Unions and under indivi
  • dual name of union
  • Uniselector, miniature, for computers (Siemens Edison Swan), 690
  • United Africa Co., Ltd., Gongola pusher tug and barge train, 69
  • United Dominions Trust, Ltd., growth and development of, 239
  • United Engineering Trustees, Inc., grant for study of properties of steam, 87
  • United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, radioactive isotope techniques, 14; apparatus for removal of nuclear fuel cartridges (Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.), 109-110; opening of extensions at Springfields factory, 110; centralisation of executive authority in project engineer, 121; Dr. N. Levin appointed deputy director of Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 170; steel fans for (Airscrew Co. and Jicwood, Ltd.), 203; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 232, 236; agreement with Power Reactor Development Co., for exchange of information on fast reactors, 237; gas-cooled reactor programme, 298; AGR reactor, 299; board of enquiry into Calder Hall turbine accident, 301; turbine plant for advanced gas-cooled reactor, 375; wrought beryllium for, 375; transfer of thermonuclear project from Harwell to Winfrith Heath, 403; award at Brussels Exhibition, 526; list of films on atomic energy, 540; J. A. Gay appointed patents exploitation officer, 604; boiling-water reactor project, 636; Windscale advanced gas-cooled reactor contracts, 636; Australian uranium supply contracts, 792; conversion of radioactive liquid wastes to glass-like lumps, 792; list of recently declassified reports—No. 2, 830; staff appointments, 830; see also under specific establishments and projects
  • Engineering industries of, 77
  • Factories of foreign firms in, discussion in Parliament on, 111
  • Natural resources of, by Sir C. Goodeve 361
  • Petroleum industry statistics relating to consumption and refinery production 1956 and 1957 (booklet), 91
  • and U.S., atomic-energy information exchange between, 236
  • — Nations Conference on Peaceful Uses of
  • Atomic Energy. See Atomic Energy Economic Survey on Inflation, 67 Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, retirement of Dr. J. Edwin as editor of monthly bulletin on scientific documentation, 713; international research ship proposal, 800 ; see also International Conference on Information Processing
  • International Children’s Fund, activities of, 823
  • Organisation, Economic Development in Mid® last 1956-575 34
  • Report on radioactive contamination from nuclear weapon tests, 240
  • World Economic Survey on inflation, comment on, 3
  • See also Economic Commission for Europe
  • — States, accelerator developments, 539
  • Air bases in Britain, aircraft noise from, 795
  • Air Force, launching of first lunar probe, 294; failure of Pioneer lunar probe, 624
  • Army, preparation of lunar probe, 295; lunar probe, Jupiter rocket for, 624
  • Atomic Energy Commission, appointment of Maj.-Gen. A. R. Luedecke as general manager of, 45; demonstration nuclear power plant at Elk River, 45; programme and projects of, 74; study on use of sodium reactor coolant, 170; construction permit for NACA reactor project at Plum Brook, 203; exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 232; projects and activities of, 263;- heavy-water power reactor, 299; proposals invited for development of gas- cooled graphite-moderated reactor, 465; proposals invited for gas-cooled reactor, 504; conference on gas-cooled reactor programme, 504; plutonium oxideuranium oxide fuel fast reactor proposal, 571; large-scale reactor project at Hanford Works, Richland, 571; Chairman’s visit to British atomic energy establishments, 604; uranium 235 offered for sale, 793; helium-cooled graphite-moderated atomic power plant proposal to, 829; high-temperature atomic fuels study, 829; Maj.-Gen. A. R. Luedecke appointed general manager, 830; see also United States National Reactor Testing Station; see also under specific establishments and projects
  • United States, atomic energy international co-operation, 263
  • — — Atomic energy participation, census on,
  • 665
  • Atomic energy projects in, 263 Atomic power projects of, 74 Atomic-powered aircraft developments,
  • 603
  • Atomic reactor projects, 263
  • Atomic ship propulsion developments, 600
  • — — Basic physical sciences research in, 263 Brookhaven National Laboratory, radioactive waste disposal in spaghetti-like clay, 792
  • Bureau of Mines, bibliography on zirconium, 747
  • — — Central dilemma of, by E. P. Ward, 40 Corporation as instrument of social
  • leadership in, 40
  • Education in, 42
  • Employment in engineering industries of, 76
  • Engineers in, rising trends in salary of, 80 — and Euratom, relationship between, by B. T. Moore (pamphlet), 13
  • Evolution in, effect of variety in way of life, 42
  • Factoring in, 773
  • Future of atomic energy in, by Dr. P.
  • Genachte, 74
  • Future relationship with Russia, 42 Gas-cooled atomic-reactor designs, 504 Golf Association, rules for golf balls, 256 Government relations with business in, 41
  • Government research in, 21
  • Hydraulic research in 1958, by H. K. Middleton, 747
  • Industry, effect of European Common Market on, comment on, 415
  • Interest in Canadian industry, 66 Investment of private capital in, 41 Joint nuclear power and research programme with Euratom, 13
  • Machinery imports to Britain, position and prospects of, 723
  • Minerals Bill, provision for stockpiling of copper, 239
  • Motor-car industry, position and prospects of, 201
  • Motor-car industry, small-car production risks in, 687
  • Motor-car industry, wage awards in, 439 National Academy of Sciences, report on effects of atomic radiation on oceanography and fisheries, 109
  • — — National Amateur Golf Championship,
  • measurements made on golf balls during, 256
  • National Bureau of Standards, activities of, 21; automatic letter sorting machine prototype, 149; safe design and use of industrial beta-ray sources (booklet), 170; safe handling of bodies containing radioisotopes (booklet), 199; nickel and its alloys, by J. G. Thompson (book), 218; table of natural logarithms for arguments between five and six decimal places (book), 712; hydraulic research in U.S., 1958, by H. K. Middleton, 747; tables of transport integrals, by W. M. Rogers and R. L. Powell (book), 844; tables of exponential integral for complex arguments (book), 844
  • National Congress of Applied Mechanics, proceedings of, 219
  • National Reactor Testing Station (Idaho), calcining of radioactive liquid wastes, 792
  • National Research Council, report on effects of atomic radiation on oceanography and fisheries, 109
  • National Science Foundation, grant-in- aid for translations from Russian, 119; bibliography on research and development, 277; funds for conference on architectural research, 260; research and development conference, 288; cost analysis of U.S. research and development^ 787
  • Naval Research Laboratory research organisation and activities, 18, 21, 22; radio-telescope at Maryland Point, 22
  • Navy, HICAL high-energy liquid fuel plant for, 661
  • Post Office Department, automatic letter sorting machine prototype, 149
  • Progress of Megator Pumps and Compressor^ Ltd., in, 693
  • Radioisotope applications, 263
  • Recession, effect on Britain’s exports, 208 Recession, impact on Britain’s economic prospects, 35
  • Relationship between corporation and employees in, 41
  • — ?— Research in, 42
  • Research and development in, cost analysis of, 787
  • United States, research expenditure, 495 Research pattern in, 18 Residential developments in, 691
  • — — Road accidents investigations, 466
  • — Russian challenge to, 40, 42
  • — — Selling of manufacturing licences for new
  • products in, 151
  • State Department, statistical review of East-West trade, 819
  • United States Steel Corp., competition to stiumulate best use of steel in bridge design, 687
  • — — Thermonuclear reactions research in,
  • 263, 402
  • — — and U.K., atomic-energy information
  • exchange between, 236
  • Uranium reserves, 262. See LETTER, 395
  • — — Uranium sales permits in, 109 Uranium 235 sale to Australia, 793 E. P. Ward’s visit to, 18, 40. See also
  • Vol. 185
  • See also America
  • — Textile Factory Workers Association, steps
  • against cotton imports, 199
  • United Uranium NL, uranium supply contract with UKAEA, 792
  • Univac automatic programmes, by Dr. G. Hopper, 728
  • Universal Decimal Classification: B.S. 1000B:
  • 1958 (book), 247
  • — Mills. See Rolling mills
  • Universe Apollo tanker, launching of, 786 University College, description of microtron,
  • 204
  • — Conference of rectors and vice-chancellors
  • (Dijon, 1959), 405
  • University Development 1952-1957, comment on report, 507
  • — Education in Russia, 425
  • — Graduates. See Graduates
  • — See also under specific universities U-notch test. See Charpy
  • Upper atmosphere, exploration with Sputnik
  • III, by V. I. Krassovsky, 370
  • Radio waves and physical conditions of, new study by Radio Research Station, 87 Uppsala University, ASEA experimental nuclear fusion apparatus at, 74
  • Uranium as atomic fuel, 733
  •  ?— Bids invited by IAEA, 793
  • — in Britain, search for, 793
  • — Carbide as dispersed atomic fuel, 830
  • — Concentrate exhibits at Atoms for Peace
  • Exhibition, 345
  • — Depleted, available for sale, 110
  • — — Definition of, 110
  • — Deposit at Lake Boga (Australia), 792
  • — Dioxide, sintering behaviour of, effects of
  • furnace atmospheres on, by A. H. Webster and N. F. H. Bright (review), 613
  • — Economics of use of, by N. L. Franklin
  • et al., 464
  • — Enriched, for heavy-water reactors, 44
  • — Hexafluoride as gaseous atomic fuel, 829
  • — Impregnation by graphite, 830
  • — Isotope separation plant in France, 792
  • — Mills, aerostatic dust collector for (Hagan
  • Chemicals and Controls, Inc.), 497
  • — Mining and milling by Phillips Petroleum
  • 427
  • — Monocarbide as atomic fuel element, 830
  • — Natural, for heavy-water reactors, 44
  • — for non-nuclear uses, prohibitions removed
  • on, 110
  • — Ore, Australian extraction process, 465 —Mill, Grants (U.S.), 793
  • Refining by fluidised bed process, 465
  • — — Simplified refining process, 465
  • — — Swedish extraction plant, 465
  • — as organic reactor fuel, dibenzoylmethane
  • complexes of, 110
  • — Output available to Euratom, 235
  • — Oxide as atomic fuel, 733
  • — as dispersed atomic fuel, 830
  • — — as fuel in carbon dioxide cooled reactor,
  • 169
  • — Production, rubber lining for (Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.), 170
  • — Resonance parameters for, 539
  • — Resources in Australia, 265
  • — — in Canada, 264. See LETTER, 395
  • — — in France, 264
  • — — in India, 264
  • — — in Russia, 263
  • in South Africa, 265. See LETTER, 395
  • — Sales permits in Canada, South Africa and U.S., 109
  • — Search for, in India, cinema film on, 573
  • — Slightly enriched, blending versus re
  • enrichment for, by D. Kailman and J. E. Brennan, 142
  • — Supplies of, by J. Johnson, 374
  • — Survey in Cornwall, 109
  • — Tenders received for, by International
  • Atomic Energy Agency, 830
  • — Thermal-fission cross-sections for, 538
  • — and thorium, by L. Grainger (review), 613
  • — World reserves of, 262-5, 464. See LETTER,
  • 395
  • — 233, use of, in thermal reactors, 464
  • — 235, sale of, to Australia, by U.S., 793
  • — 235 for sale by U.S., 793
  • Urwick, Col. L., Is Management a Profession? (new edition of book), 655
  • Urwick, Orr and Partners, Is Management a Profession? by Col. L. Urwick (new edition of book), 655
  • Utilabus 12-seater public service vehicle (Bedford), 463
  • Uttley, Dr. A.M., on construction of thinking machines, 728
  • 'V' Development, Ltd., irradiation cabinets for group therapy, 593
  • Vacation work, scarcity of, and wage rates for, 143
  • Vacu-Blast, Ltd., sand and shot blasting equipment for tube and pipe cleaning, 398
  • Vacuum, abstract publication of Edwards High Vacuum, 577
  • — Brake. See Brake
  • Vacuum Forming machine, “ Formvac,” using “ Saroy ” plastics sheet (Hydro-Chemie, Ltd.), 38
  • — Melting, electron beam, and purification of chemically-active materials with high melting points (Temescal Metallurgical Corp.), 117
  • — — Furnaces. See Furnaces
  • — Pump. See Pump
  • — Tube voltmeter, type TF 1300 (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 4
  • — Welding chamber for reactive metals, 50
  • Valentin Haiiy Association’s Braille Library, comment on, 27
  • Valentine, A. B. B., on revolution on railways in freight field, 655
  • Valmet straddle carriers (Materials Handling Equipment (Great Britain), Ltd.), 165. See Correction, 292
  • Value engineering in shipbuilding in U.S., 622
  • Valves for atomic energy applications (Newman, Hender and Co., Ltd.), 274
  • — — Reactors, 273
  • — for automatic fuel contamination monitor (Stream-Line Filters, Ltd.), 231
  • — Butterfly, for gas circuits (Societe Hispano Suiza), 274
  • — Control, for hydraulically operated mine car handling plant at Glyncorrwg (Keelavite), 650
  • — — in linear motion actuators (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • for pneumatic cylinders, types of, 544
  • — — Sala (Neldco Processes, Ltd.), 7
  • — Cupford three-way diaphragm (Talbot Stead Tube Co., Ltd.), 10
  • — Diagrams in refrigerator compressor operating efficiency study, 486
  • — Gate, alloy, “ Multi-seal ” (Langley Alloys,
  • Ltd.), 384
  • — Glandless diaphragm (Merrill Pumps, Ltd.), 10
  • — Harland Rotovalve, combined cut-off and
  • pressure-reducing, for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • —- Lock-up, Mason Neilan type 76 (Crosby Valve and Engineering Co., Ltd.), 134
  • — Making machinery at Mullard Radio
  • Valve Co., 783
  • — “ Matrix,” in Post Office letter-sorting
  • machine, 243
  • ‘ — Mechanisms, hydraulic, in linear motion actuators (Numation, Ltd.), 512
  • — Microwave, convention on, 87
  • — Non-corroding, Fluon (Chemical Pipe & Vessel Co., Ltd.), 789
  • — Refrigerator compressor, operating efficiency study, 486
  • — Regulating, Sala (Neldco Processes, Ltd.), 7
  • — Relay pilot, high-capacity (Hagan Corp. (Canada), Ltd.), 365
  • — Rod for controllable-pitch propellers in frigates, 815
  • — Rubber-sleeved (W. H. Rowe and Son, Ltd.), 529
  • — Selector, for controllable-pitch propellers in frigates, 815
  • — Solenoid-operated, over-riding manual con
  • trol for (Baldwin Instrument Co., Ltd.), 4
  • — Stop, electro-pneumatic, for aircraft (Hy-
  • matic Engineering Co., Ltd.), 397
  • — and valving control in gas-turbine test plant
  • of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., 477
  • Van Allen, J. A., on scientific uses of earth satellites (review), 681
  • Van de Graaff accelerator (High Voltage Engineering Corp.), 326
  • Van Den Berghs and Jurgens, Ltd., hydrogenation plant at Stork margarine works of, 133. See LETTER, 331
  • Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (review), 483
  • Vanadium Corp, of America, aerostatic dust collector for uranium mills (Hagan Chemicals and Controls, Inc.), 497
  • — Metallurgy of, by W. Rostoker (book), 483 Vanguard airliner, description of (Vickers
  • Armstrongs (Aircraft), Ltd.), 266
  • Transistor-oscillator inverter fluorescent lighting system for (G.E.C.), 222
  • Wing panels, forming with Wheelabrator shot-blasting machine (Tilghman’s, Ltd.), 379
  • — Satellite, 285, 287
  • Vapour-diffusion processes, research at Sondes Place, 150
  • Variables, complex, functions of, by W. Fogg Osgood (book), 712
  • — Real, functions of, by W. Fogg Osgood
  • (book), 712
  • Variac auto transformer in analogue computer for British Railways timetables, 87
  • Variety in American way of life, 42
  • “ Variety Reduction,” cinema film on endproduct standardisation, 9
  • — — Essay competition on, 7117
  • Varimag variable speed drives (Lancashire Dynamo Nevelin), 656
  • Varshney, Ing. Dr. M. P., on counting with fingers, 68. See LETTER, 67. See also Vol. 185
  • Vaughan, R. D., appointed director, Nuclear Power Plant Co., Ltd., 403; on charging and discharging fuel at Bradwell atomic power station, 505
  • Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., dismissal of 600 men by, 240; open-circuit television for motor vehicle track tests at Chaul End, 702
  • Vavilov-Cerenkov effect, note on, 604
  • V2B stainless alloy, data on, 616
  • Veale, J. C., on planned maintenance and fuel economy, 426
  • Vector-loci method of studying behaviour of electrical machines, by P. Strange, 354
  • “ Vee-line ” electric hot plates (English Electric Co., Ltd.), 3'2
  • Vegetables, fresh, pre-packing of, by C. H. Stansfield, 652
  • — Research Station, National. See National Vehicle, motor. See Motor vehicle Velbex-Cobex laminate plastics coating, 70
  • — Plastics coating, 70
  • Velocity analyser, electronic, EVA (Marconi), 297
  • Velocity of sonic pulses in flawed materials, apparatus for measurement of, by R. F. Seaborne and N. B. Terry, 179
  • — Wave, elastic, of low-carbon bituminous
  • coal, 179
  • Velodyne, use in submarine navigation, 238 Vencedor downdraught grate, T. E. Parker’s, 503
  • Venesta, Ltd., quality control at new tube factory, 414
  • Venezuela, mobile diesel generator sets for townships and works in (Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 229
  • Venners’ Electronics, Ltd., parking meter exports, 389; transistorised crystal clock, 588
  • Ventilating and heating in deep underground tunnels, 605
  • Engineers., Institution of. See Institution Ventilation, force, for main-drive tanker generators (W. H. Allen and Co., Ltd.), 744
  • — for laboratories of Stewarts and Lloyds,
  • Ltd., Corby, 802
  • — Testing machine (Robertson Thain, Ltd.),
  • 672
  • Ventrex Roofing! Ltd., ventilated corrugated roofing sheets, 491
  • — Ventilated corrugated roofing sheets (Ven
  • trex Roofing, Ltd.), 491
  • Venturi suction, low-draught dredger with (Acrow (Engineers), Ltd.), .659
  • Vermiculite, exfoliated, thermal conductivity of, 616
  • Vertical co-operation for better forecasting and planning, by A. M. Alfred, 837
  • Verulam, Lord, remarks at Brighton conference of BIM, 754
  • V.H.F. Omnidirectional Range navigation system, 322
  • Vibrating rollers, twin, ACE-Bomag road compacting machines with (A.C.E. Machinery, Ltd.), 192
  • — Screens, Gyrex, clogging prevention by
  • electric heating equipment (General Electric Co., Ltd.), 133
  • Vibration absorbers for machine tools (PERA), 89
  • — due to aircraft, damage risk of, 795
  • — Engineering, by L. S. Jacobsen and R. S.
  • Ayre (review), 810
  • Three hundred years of, by Dr. S. J. Zand,577
  • — Mechanical, by A. H. Church (review), 810 by B. Morrill (review), 810
  • — Non-linear, forced, of circular discs, by
  • Dr. S. A. Tobias, 51
  • Lineaf free, by S. Ziemba, 347
  • Linear, in mechanical systems, by Dr. F. R. Erskine Crossley, 212
  • — Ship, review of principles of, by Dr. J. F. C.
  • Conn, 351, 388
  • — Strain gauges, ceramic (Technical Ceramics Ltd.), 800
  • Vice, air-operated (Air Automation), 528 operated, “ Pneugrip ” (Air Automation) 196
  • — Machine, tilting and swivelling (A. A. Jones
  • and Shipman), 197
  • Vickers, Ltd., annual review, 15; fiftieth anniversary of aviation interests, 39;- new large dry dock for tankers to be built on Tyne, 94; position and prospects of, 499 Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd., 6LDA28 Sulzer engine for diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 757
  • Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), Ltd., transistoroscillator inverter fluorescent lighting system for Vanguard airliner, 222; Vanguard airliner, 266; Viscount airliner at Farnborough Show, 267; forming of Vanguard airliner wing panels with Wheelabrator shot blasting machine (Tilghman’s, Ltd.), 379; nuclear section at South Marston, 571; apprentice training school at Swindon, 760; aircraft work discontinued at Supermarine Works (South Marston), 761; Supermarine nuclear division, 766; reactors for training and research, 766; components design for proton synchrotron for Rutherford Laboratory, 793
  • Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders), Ltd., new large dry dock for tankers to be built on Tyne, 94; transverse propulsion for liner Oriana, 222; labour dispute at, 760
  • Vickers-Armstrongs (Tractors), Ltd., Vigor crawler tractor, 596
  • Vickers Nuclear Engineering, Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition (Geneva), 235; nuclear propulsion, projects of, 235; nuclear reactor for submarine Dreadnought, 235
  • Victor bomber aircraft, wing construction (Handley Page, Ltd.)-, 340
  • Victor Products (Wallsend), Ltd.., water extraction (trade publication), 776
  • Vigor crawler tractor (Vickers-Armstrongs), 596
  • Villiers Engineering Co., Ltd., small-capacity four-stroke petrol engine, 595
  • Vinal interlayer for laminated glass (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 58
  • Vinyl plastics sheet for Lumenated Pyramid ceilings, 816
  • — Tiles, Nyletter, trapezium-shaped, for
  • flooring (Holmsund Flooring, Ltd.), 1192 Viodox for treatment of rheumatism (Ashe Laboratories), 16
  • Visco Engineering Co., Ltd., air filter (trade publication), 188
  • Viscount airliner at Farnborough Show (Vickers-Armstrongs), 267
  • Viscous drag in internal-combustion engines! 116
  • Visitors in canteens and dining-rooms, Plain Words on, 2
  • — to London, Hotels Information Service for,
  • 573
  • — Overseas, hospitality to, comment on, 415 —- Reception of, booklet on, 376
  • Visual glide path indicator at Blackbushe Airport, 449
  • V-notch test. See Charpy: Izod
  • Voce, Dr. E., on strain hardening of cylinders, 131, 363, 460. See LETTERS, 68, 292, 428. See also Vol. 185
  • Vokes, Ltd., air filters (trade publication), 188. See Correction, 421
  • Volkswagen, position and prospects of, 101,164 Volta River project, review of, 227
  • Voltages, battery, electronic system for restricting variations in (Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co., Ltd.), 563
  • — Current characteristics of thin oil films, 146
  • — Line tester, fixed-prod (Martindale Electric
  • Co., Ltd.), 657
  • — Measurement, capacitance divider for, at
  • Enfield Cables high-voltage laboratory, 348
  • — Regulators, automatic, high-power (Tel-
  • Instrument Electronics Corp.), 529
  • — Variation equipment at Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, 549
  • — See also High voltage
  • Voltmeters at radio frequencies (book), 747
  • — Vacuum tube, type TF 1300 (Marconi Instruments, Ltd.), 4
  • von Braun, Dr. W., on firing procedure of Jupiter C missile, 370
  • von Karman, Dr. T., on aerodynamic advances since 1946, 413
  • Voodoo jet aircraft, noise problem of, 795 V.O.R. navigation system, 322
  • Vortex tube, Hilsch, production of cold air by, by Lt.-Comdr. E. H. Otten, 154
  • Vosper, Ltd., PL 4 Maracaibo passenger launch for Compania Shell de Venezuela, 120; roll stabilisation fins on minesweeper Coniston, 833
  • Voysey, R. C., on storage of energy, 380
  • V.S.G. hydraulic pump in governor test rig (Ardleigh Engineering, Ltd.), 514
  • VTOL aircraft. See Aircraft
  • Vucinich, A., Soviet Academy of Sciences, note on book on, 713
  • Vulcan bomber aircraft (A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd.), 340
  • Vulcanisation, vertical, in continuous rubber sheathing of cables, 183
  • 'W' RIBBONS, LTD., Terylene webbing pipe straps for Bowaters Paper Corp. ,118
  • WAAC (Nigeria), Ltd., agreement with BOAC, 499
  • Wadkin, Ltd., annual report, 15; automatic sawing machines for boards and plastics, 211; heavy-duty radial router, 788; variable-angle spindle moulder, 788
  • Wage claim agreement in engineering industry, 472
  • of Amalgamated Engineering Union, 376
  • — — of Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 376
  • National Federation of Building Trade Operatives, 572
  • — Demand, dockers, enquiry into, 271
  • — Dispute, dock, Court of Inquiry into, 240 in nationalised industry, policy in, comment on, 176
  • — Earnings and, Ministry of Labour statistics, 271
  • — Engineers’ claim, comment on, 344
  • — Equal pay for women, demand made by A. E.U., 271
  • — Increase, “ automatic,” trade unions’ views on, 736
  • — — to railway shopmen, acceptance of
  • British Transport Commission offer by National Union of Railwaymen 80
  • to railway shopmen, rejection of British Transport Commission offer, by Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 80
  • Supposed standstill in, 572
  • in U.S. motor car industry, 439
  • —• Labour Party policy on, 130
  • — Militant policy for, agreement by trade
  • unions, 240
  • — Mineworkers, acceptance of increase by, 405 -— Payment by cheque, Plain Words on, 362.
  • See LETTER, 396
  • Monthly, Plain Words on, 362. See LETTER, 496
  • — Policies, national, in war and peace, by
  • B. C. Roberts, comment on, 143
  • — See also Income; Salary
  • Wagons, bolster, “ Salmon,?’ for laying long welded rails in North Eastern Region of British Railways, 783
  • — Hopper, for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • Wailes Dove Bitumastic, Ltd., epimastic bituminous-epoxy coating (trade publication), 27
  • Wailes, George, and Co., Ltd., replica of Maudslay’s screw cutting lathe for Wilkie Foundation, 198. See LETTER, 331
  • Wailes, R., on history of windmills, 138 Wakes, aerodynamics of, by A. J. Taylor Russell, 701
  • Walden, Dr. B. V. de G., metal sprayed bearings, 644
  • Wales, South. See South Wales
  • West, economic development of, 15 Walker, Crosweller and Co., Ltd., “ Arkon ” gas flow recorder, 366
  • Walker-Smith, D., oil 10th anniversary of National Health service, 80
  • Walkerdine, R. H., on guide to coalfields, 1958 (book), 152
  • Wall chart of welding symbols, 190
  • — Formwork, plywood panels for (Kwikform,
  • Ltd.), 160
  • Wall, T., and Sons (Ice Cream), Ltd., collaboration in management course, 459
  • — Thickness of long tube, AID apparatus, 641 Walter, L., planning automatic assembly, 184 Ward, E. P., on talking to Americans, 18, 40.
  • See LETTERS, 35, 99, 332. See also Vol. 185; note on booklet, 483
  • Ward Leonard “ packaged ” control gear set (Laurence, Scott and Electromotors), 726 Ward, Thos. W., Ltd., conveyors and feeders (trade publication), 218; Track-Marshall, J.C.B. tractor-mounted trencher and excavator, 597
  • Ware, Dr. A. A., on controlled thermonuclear reactions, 796
  • Waring, A. B., on need for diversification at Joseph Lucas, 761
  • Warming systems, radiant, low-temperature (Panelec (Great Britain), Ltd.), 32
  • Warning lamp, press-to-test, for industrial or aircraft use (Dowty Nucleonics, Ltd.), 6 Warr, J., coking grate, 502
  • Warr, W., and J. A. Holland, coking grate, 502
  • Warren, H. A., on apprenticeship in France, Germany and Holland, 137
  • Warren Spring Laboratory, new steering committee for, 195
  • Warships, atomic-propelled, discussion in Parliament on, 832
  • — See also under specific type of warship
  • Warwood, H. E., coking grate, 502
  • Washers, sand, at Ashford Common filtration works, 255
  • Washing machines, tests on, by Association for Consumer Research, Ltd., 256
  • Wassco Products Corp., miniature soldering iron, 784
  • Wastes, active, storage and disposal of, 109
  • — Heat recovery from diesel engines, by R. M.
  • Tufnell, 610
  • — Industrial, and sewage, biological treatment
  • of. Vol. 2: by J. McCabe and W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr. (book), 577
  • — Radioactive, disposal and accidents, radiation from, 240
  • — — disposal in spaghetti-like clay, 792
  • Liquid, calcining at National Reactor Testing Station (Idaho), 792
  • Liquid, conversion to glass-like lumps for disposal (UKAEA), 792
  • Storage and disposal of, 109
  • — Water. See Water
  • Water Board, Metropolitan. See Metropolitan
  • — Cold, polythene tubing for, specification for, 64
  • — Distillation plant for Guernsey (G. and J. Weir, Ltd.), 255
  • — for domestic and industrial use, shortage of,
  • 255
  • — Drinking, tracer test on, radioactive iodine
  • for, 108
  • — Engineer, career of (brochure), 736
  • Institution of. See Institution
  • — Estuary. See Estuary water
  • — Flowing, corrosion of metals in, 178
  • — Friction. See Friction; Hydrodynamics;
  • Ship resistance
  • — Heavy. See Heavy-water
  • — Industrial, and industrial waste water,
  • symposium on (review), 246
  • — Infusors, automatic high-pressure, for coal
  • mines (Hausherr (Sprockoevel)), 658
  • — Mills, early construction of, 138
  • — in mines and mine pumps, by J. Sinclair
  • (book), 483
  • -- as nuclear-reactor moderator, 44
  • — Pollution Research Laboratory, Notes on
  • Water Pollution, 27
  • — Power. See also Hydraulic; Power Plant;
  • Power, water; Turbine, hydraulic
  • — Processes, heat transfer for, by Dr. D. B.
  • Spalding, 45
  • — and reactor systems, by Admiral H. G.
  • Rickover, 44
  • — Research Association, electronic detection
  • of leaks, 288
  • — Reservoir as means of storing energy, 382
  • — Sea. See Sea
  • — and sewage, microbiology of, by P. L.
  • Gainey and T. H. Lord (review), 246
  • — Speed records, by P. R. Masson, 723-4.
  • — Supply and waste-water disposal, elements
  • of, by G. Maskew Fair and J. C. Geyer (review), 246
  • — Supply. See also Irrigation
  • — Tank. See Tank
  • — Thames, Ashford Common filtration works
  • for treatment of, 255
  • — Treatment plant, maintenance of (book), 445
  • — Turbine. See Turbine, hydraulic; Hydro
  • electric power plant
  • — Waste, disposal, and water supply, elements
  • of, by G. Maskew Fair and J. C. Geyer (review), 246
  • — Waste, industrial, and industrial water,
  • symposium on (review), 246
  • — Waste, trade, treatment of, and prevention
  • of river pollution, by P. C. G. Isaacs (review), 246
  • — Wheel. See Turbine, hydraulic; Hydro
  • electric power plant
  • Waterloo and City Lines twin-track travolator for Bank platforms of, 784
  • Waterways, British. See British Waterways
  • — Inland, canals and, report, discussion in
  • Parliament on, 139
  • Financial position of British Transport Commission, 2
  • Report on, 162
  • — See also River; Canal; Navigation, inland Waterworth, N., on deflection of gears, 543 Wates, Ltd., completion of multi-storey housing contract for LCC, 492
  • Watkinson, Rt. Hon. H., remarks at opening of International Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, 462; on possible changes in air transport policy, 654; on revision of British Railways modernisation plan, 818
  • Watson British type Konimeter for sampling industrial dusts (W. Watson and Sons, Ltd.), 647
  • Watson, P. R., on British prospects in Arab world, 208. See LETTER, 332
  • Watson, W., and Sons, Ltd., industrial stereoscopic microscope, 522; Watson British type Konimeter for sampling industrial dusts, 647
  • Waves, acoustic, in coal, 179
  • — Dilation, in photoelastic stress analysis, 252
  • — Drag of non-lifting wing-body combinations,
  • methods of determining, by L. M. Sheppard (book), 247
  • — Effect, non-linear travelling, in circular
  • discs, 53
  • — Electromagnetic. See also Telegraph; Tele
  • phone
  • — Micro. See Microwaves
  • Waves, propagation, wireless,long and medium, by H. E. Farrow (book), 277
  • — Radio, and physical conditions of upper
  • atmosphere, new study of,, by Radio Research Station, 87
  • — Sea, and ship movements, by J. F. C. Conn,
  • 386
  • and structural strength of ships, by J. F. C. Conn, 386
  • — Stress, effect in photoelastic stress analysis,
  • 253
  • — Travelling, tube for, with continuous wave
  • output of 100 mW (Bell Telephone Laboratories), 800
  • — Velocities, elastic, of low-carbon bituminous
  • coal, 179
  • Wavish, J., economiser for updraught grate, 501
  • Way of life, American, variety in, 42
  • Weapons developments, Westinghouse Electric Corp’s project for, 532
  • — Guided, inspection methods of AID, 641 Wear and corrosion handbook for water
  • cooled reactors, 44
  • — Friction and Lubrication, international
  • journal on, Wear, 152
  • Wear, international journal on friction, lubrication and wear, 152
  • — Measurement, radioisotopes for, 635
  • — Radioactive tests (PERA), 89
  • — of rails, International Railway Congress on,
  • 552
  • Weatherill, Ltd., tractor shovels at Public Works Exhibition, 596
  • Webb, W. H. A., on function of contractor in chemical engineering projects, 121
  • Webster, A. H., on effects of furnace atmospheres on sintering behaviour of uranium dioxide (review), 613
  • Wedge grip anchor for use with Lee-McCall prestressing system (Macalloy), 605
  • Week-end, contemplation and meditation at, 225
  • Weeks, Lord, on losses of Finance Corp, for Industry, 39
  • Wegelius, Prof. E. A., elected President of ISO, 158
  • Weigand, K., On ball and roller bearings (review), 712
  • Weighbeam, precision, for dynamometer, 582, 583
  • Weighing of coal at mechanised coal depot, 126
  • — Plant, automatic, core-sand (trade publi
  • cation), 90
  • Weights and measures legislation, Hodgson Committee on, discussion in Parliament on, 667; plea for implementation of, 767
  • Weir, Sir C., on training in manufacture of automatic calculating machines, 47; on European Common Market, the Free Trade Area and the production engineer, 818
  • Weir, G. and J., Ltd., Electrofeeder feed pumps for Hinkley Point nuclear power station, 14; water distillation plant for Guernsey, 255
  • Welbourn, D. B., on practical training, 163-4 Welds, aluminium, defects in, classified radiographs for (booklet), 847
  • — Discontinuous, fatigue strength of details
  • with, 50
  • — Insert, E.B., for pipe welding (trade publi
  • cation), 27
  • Welded construction in diesel-hydraulic locomotive “ Sir Brian Robertson,” 123
  • — Pipe joints, worm hole reduction (Quasi
  • Arc), 223
  • — Rails. See Railway rails
  • — Sphere for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82
  • — Steel frame structures, plastic method of
  • design for, tests of, at BWRA, 49
  • — Structures for fatigue loading, work on
  • design of, at BWRA, 49
  • — Tubes, electric resistance (Tube Products,
  • Ltd.), 647
  • Stainless steel, British Standard, 719
  • — Tubular track links of Sno-Cat vehicles for
  • Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, examination of failure of, 49
  • Welding aluminium alloys, by J. H. Green (book), 91
  • Alloys, nozzle for (BWRA,) 50
  • — Arc, auxiliary set, “ Balarc B.I. 150 ” (Ash
  • ton-Young Engineering), 460
  • Self-adjusting, aluminium, cinema film on, 573
  • — Butt, of tube, rig for preparation of (John
  • Brown (Land Boilers), Ltd.), 806
  • — Cables (trade publication), 118
  • — Chamber, vacuum, for reactive metals, 50
  • — Conference, British Commonwealth. See
  • Commonwealth
  • — Courses for atomic work, 170
  • — Data on (trade publication), 90
  • — Electric, automatic, of cathode-ray tubes
  • (Siemens Edison Swan, Ltd.), 554
  • — History and future prospects of, by J.
  • Strong, 745
  • — Influence on structural design, by Sir A.
  • Pugsley, 327
  • — Inspection service (trade publication), 90
  • — Institute of. See Institute
  • — Locomotive for coal mines (Ruhrdynamo
  • (Duisberg)), 658
  • — Machine, butt, for pipe (Quasi-Arc, Ltd.),
  • 166
  • — Metal-arc, CO2-shielded, for ferrous metals
  • (BWRA), 50
  • — Oxy-acetylene, questions and answers on,
  • by E. Molloy (book), 747
  • — Pipe, E. B. weld insert for (trade publica
  • tion), 27
  • — Plant, electronically-controlled, Union-
  • Melt, at Thorncliffe Works of Newton Chambers and Co., Ltd.), 254
  • — Polyvinyl chloride sheets up to 50 in long,
  • machine for (H.F. Industrial Services, Ltd.), 102
  • — Reactive metals, BWRA research on, 50
  • — Research Association, British. See British
  • — Rods, storage of, by British Oxygen Gases,
  • Ltd., 452
  • — Spot, fundamentals of (BWRA), 50 of Nimonic alloys (BWRA), 50
  • Welding, submerged arc, Muraflux fluxes for (Murex Welding Processes, Ltd.), 392
  • — Symbols, wall chart of, 190
  • — Titanium, effect of small quantities of air, 50
  • — Zircaloy 2, effect of nitrogen pick-up, 50 Welfare, expenditure on, in engineering industry, 507
  • — in industry, £ s d of', by W. Durham, com
  • ment on, 507
  • — Society, Industrial. See Industrial
  • — State, Plain Words on attitude towards, 226 Wellman Smith Owen Engineering Corp., Ltd.,
  • forging manipulator for Walter Somers, Ltd., 579
  • Wells, J. D., on 3-dimensional duct system, 704 Wessex Industries (Poole), Ltd., 30 cwt. electric works truck, 231; battery-driven electric pallet truck, 561; reach forklift truck, 656
  • West, Allen, and Co., Ltd., built-in starters (trade publication). 550; control gear for diesel-electric locomotives for Great Northern division of Eastern Region, 758 West Instrument, Ltd., plastics tube monitor, 1132
  • West’s Piling and Construction Co., Ltd., piling for super grid extensions between Tilbury and Rayleigh, 128
  • Western Electronic Show and Convention, silicon switching diode for high-speed computers, by J. H. Forster and P. Zuk, 382
  • — Influence in Iraq, by M. G. Ionides, 173.
  • See LETTER, 227
  • Western Massachusetts Electric Co., 750 kV experimental transmission line (Pittsfield, Mass.), 83
  • Westfalia Luenen, Peissenberg-type ram plough for coal mines, 658
  • Westinghouse Advance Systems Planning (WASP) Group, formation of and terms of reference of, 532
  • Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co., Ltd.,equipment for submarine telephone cable to Sweden, 450; valves and fittings (trade publication), 776
  • Westinghouse Electric Corp, submarine nuclear reactor plant for Britain, 14; 384 kVA turbo-alternator tfor Arkansas Power and Light Co., 461; formation of Westinghouse Advance Systems Planning (WASP) Group, 532; prototype atomic power plant for naval surface vessels, 665
  • Westinghouse Electric International Co., thermoelectric heating and cooling combined, 160 ; agreement with Creusot in Fromatome consortium, 693
  • Westinghouse Laboratories, levitation melting of high-purity metals, 20
  • Westlake, Sir C., on position and prospects of Metal Industries, Ltd., 72; on acquisition of Towler Bros., by Metal Industries, Ltd., 565
  • Westland Aircraft, Ltd., temporary heliport for South Bank of River Thames, 63; Westminster “ flying crane ’* helicopter, first flight, 94; Westminster helicopter, 268; position and prospects of, 633
  • Westminster “ flying crane ” helicopter, first flight (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 94
  • — Helicopter (Westland Aircraft, Ltd.), 268
  • — Public Libraries, annual report, 517
  • Weston, G., on British standards, availability for students, 9
  • Whale factory ships, construction for Soviet Union, embargo on, 12
  • Wharton elevating conveyor for mechanised coal depot, 126
  • Wharton Engineers (Elstree) Ltd., pan conveyor (trade publications), 218
  • Wharton, J., on “Wharton” universal jig and fixture system, 68
  • “ Wharton ” universal jig and fixture system, by J. Wharton, 68
  • Wharton and Wilcocks, Ltd., “ Wharton ” universal jig and fixing system, by J. Wharton' 68
  • Whatlings, Ltd., contract, for AGR at Wind- scale, 505, 636
  • Wheels, cycle, truing machine for (Phillips Cycles, Ltd.), 788
  • — Forming equipment, Diaform, for surface
  • grinding machines (Churchill Machine Tool Co., Ltd.), 498
  • — Gear. See Gears; Gearing
  • — Grinding. See Grinding
  • — Resilient-type, for diesel railbuses (Svenska
  • Aktibolaget Bromsregulator), 350
  • Wheelabrator shot blasting machine for forming wing panels for Vanguard airliner (Tilghman’s, Ltd.), 379
  • Whessoe, Ltd., pressure vessel for Avro supersonic wind tunnel, 82; position and prospects of, 136; equipment for AGR reactor, 403; broad flange beams for extensions at (Dorman Long), 683
  • Which, magazine of Association for Consumer Research, Ltd., 256
  • Whirlwind Uniflow oil-flooded compressors, cinema film on (Broom and Wade), 647
  • White’s of Hebbum (Engineers), Ltd., Spinfire rotary cup oil burner, 498; hire purchase for oil burners, 716
  • — Paper on defence organisation, 98
  • on home ownership, 632
  • on national pension scheme, 533
  • on school building, 760
  • on staffing and organisation of the factory inspectorate, 75
  • Whitelaw, M., on lunacy of railway,s, 445
  • Whitworth, Dr. C., principal, Salford Royal Technical College, 430-4
  • Who Owns Whom directory of ownership of companies (O. W. Roskill and Co. (Reports), Ltd.), 152, 171
  • Who’s Who, electrical, 1958-59 (book), 712 Reference book and guide for communications and electronics buyers, 27
  • Wiblin, E. R., on radioactive isotopes, 634
  • Wickman, Ltd., Moulton universal thread milling machine (trade publication), 90; attachment for small radii for optical grinding machine, 198; appointment of J. Hodkinson as director, 471
  • Wiggin, Henry, and Co., Ltd., exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition, 345; “Nimonic 105” nickel-chromium alloy, 471; production at Hereford Works, 471; “ Nimonic 105 ” heat and creep-resisting alloy, 546
  • Wiggins Teape Ltd., mobile publicity films, 547 Wigner energy, use of, at Hunterston atomic power station, 437
  • Wilkie Foundation, replica of Maudslay’s screw cutting lathe for (George Wailes and Co.), 198. See LETTER, 331
  • Wilkins, G., on Rover 3-litre, Humber Super Snipe, and Austin A.40 motor cars, 469; on trends in motor-car design, 530, 556
  • Wilks, S. B., on position and prospects of Rover Co., Ltd., 791
  • William Menelaus Memorial Lecture, by Sir C. Goodeve, 361
  • Williams, B. R., investment in innovation (review), 747
  • Williams, C., on radio aids and aeronautical navigation, 318
  • Williams, G., on recruitment to skilled trades (review), 516
  • Williams, John, and Sons (Cardiff), Ltd., Lita daylight partitioning (trade publication), 327
  • Williams, Sir O., on London-Birmingham Motorway, 26
  • Williams, Dr. T. E. H., on motor vehicle speeds and delays, 480
  • Williams, T. I., History of Technology. Vol. IV: industrial revolution (review), 246
  • Williamson, Alexander, downdraught grate, 502
  • Willmore, Dr. A. P., on astronomical measurements with rockets, satellites and balloons, 623
  • Wilmot-Breeden (Holdings), Ltd., position and prospects of, 15; award at Brussels Exhibition, 526
  • Wilson, C., on men and machines: history of D. Napier and Son, Engineers, Ltd., 1808- 1958 (review), 649
  • Wilson, D. G., on liking Americans, 99
  • Wilson, G., on position and prospects of Raleigh Industries, Ltd., 822
  • Wilson, Henry, and Co., Ltd., Oilheat oil-fired boiler with twin burners, 160
  • Wilson-Jones, R. A., on Enfield Cycle Co., Ltd., 565
  • Winch, automatic tension, Pitt Scott (Laurence, Sxott and Electromotors), 726
  • — Cargo, d.c., “ Selector ” (Laurence, Scott &
  • Electromotors), 726
  • — Haulage, “ Puller ” (ACE Machinery), 597
  • — Powered, for mechanised coal depot (A.C.E.
  • Machinery, Ltd.), 124
  • Wind loadings on flat-roofed buildings, by C. Salter, 508
  • — Power, electricity generation by, 138
  • History of, by R. Wailes, 138
  • — Tunnel experiments on wind loadings on
  • flat roofs, by C. Salter, 508
  • — — Hotshop electric-arc-driven, for hyper
  • sonic flight investigations, 441
  • — — Intermittent supersonic, at Woodford Works of A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd., 82
  • Tests on Bluebird car, 200
  • Winder, drum, with Allen-Stoeckicht doublehelical epicyclic gear unit, 714
  • — Frame grid, automatic, variable-pitch, in engineering department of Mullard Radio Valve Co., 783
  • Windmill, Cranbrook, restoration of, 139
  • — De Kraai, for electricity generation, 138
  • — History of, by R. Wailes, 138
  • Windows, aircraft, toughened and laminated (Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.), 59
  • — Aluminium (brochure), 720
  • — Sills, “ Sill-Line ” space heating equipment
  • for beneath (Copperad, Ltd.), 605
  • Windscale. See Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Windscale)
  • Windscreen, laminated-glass, effect in road accidents, 468
  • — Toughened glass, effect in road accidents, 468
  • Winfrith Heath. See Atomic Energy Research Establishment {Winfrith Heath)
  • Wing-body combinations, non-lifting, methods for determining wave drag of, by L. M. Sheppard (book), 247
  • — Construction of Victor bomber aircraft (Handley Page, Ltd.), 340
  • — Linearised theory for, 413
  • — Nuts. See Nuts
  • — Slender, for high-speed flight, 280
  • — Supersonic, minimum drag of, 413
  • Wingate, H. I., on position and prospects of International Nickel Co. of Canada, 201
  • Wire drawing for electric cable manufacture at Aberdare Cables, Ltd., 774
  • — Gauge thicknesses for, Preferred numbers
  • system, 676
  • — Ropes, horizontal testing machine for, at
  • National Coal Board’s Central Engineering Establishment (W. and T. Avery, Ltd.), 6
  • Parting machin (Metropolitan-Vickers- Electrical), 756
  • Wireless masts, foundations for, by M. Suberkrub (book), 777
  • — Telegraphy. See Radar; Radio; Telegraph; Television
  • — Telephony. See Radar; Radio; Telephone; Television
  • — Wave propagation, long and medium, by
  • H. E. Farrow (book).; 277
  • — See also Radio
  • Wiring accessories, quality control and development, at J. A. Crabtree and Co., Ltd., 675
  • — Duct, skirting (Key Engineering Co., Ltd.), 784
  • — See also Electrical installations
  • Wisdom and experience in old age, Plain Words on,754
  • Witting, C. J., on combined thermoelectric heating and cooling, 160
  • Wobblers for mill drives, machining at Johnsons Rolls, Ltd., 521
  • Woden Transformer Co., Ltd., electric heating equipment for prevention of clogging in vibrating screens, 133
  • Wohler, A., work On fatigue; 781
  • Wohler’s tests. See Fatigue tests
  • Wolff, P. on Hinkley Point power station costs, 14
  • Wolseley Engineering Ltd., electric fencing (trade publication), 482
  • Wolverine Electric Co-operative, nuclear power plant project dropped, 170
  • Women, careers for, by Miss L. E. Charlesworth, 754
  • — Engineering Society, training and opportunities for women in engineering, by V. Holmes and L. Souter (booklet), 551
  • — in engineering, training and opportunities
  • for, by V. Holmes and L. Souter (booklet), 551
  • — Equal pay for, AEU demand, 271
  • — Science Teachers, Association OK See Association
  • Wood fencing posts, CSIRO tests on, 620
  • — Hardwood, longitudinal permeability of,
  • by D. N. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • Wood, Hugh, and Co., Ltd., trip wire system (trade publication), 188
  • Wood, K. M., on economics of pre-cast prestressed bridge construction, 127
  • — Pulp industry for Norway, nuclear reactor for, 14
  • — Pulping delegation to U.K. by European Productivity Agency, 175
  • Wood, Hon. R., remarks at Personnel Management Conference (Cambridge), 46
  • — Research on, by Forest Products Research Laboratory, 392
  • — Saw, research on, by Forest Products Research Laboratory, 392
  • — Sawing, cutting forces in, by Dr. E. Kivimaa, 615
  • — Softwood, lontitudinal permeability of, by
  • N. D. Smith and E. Lee (book), 747
  • — See also Plywood; Timber
  • Woodall-Duckham, Ltd., position and prospects of, 136
  • Woodley, D. S., on Keith Blackman, Ltd., 293
  • Woodward, Miss J., on management and technology (booklet), 457
  • Woodworkers. See Amalgamated Society of Woodworking machinery (trade publication), 357
  • Wootton, W. R., on steam cycles for gas- cooled reactors, 438
  • Worcestershire school-leavers summer holiday employment scheme, 176
  • Wordsworth D. V., on high temperatures in gas-cooled reactor, 336
  • Worf, D. L., on atomic ship Savannah, 601
  • Work-hardening material, orthogonal cutting of, by Dr. D. G. Christopherson, P. L. B. Oxley and Dr. W. B. Palmer, 113
  • Material, plastic equations for, 114
  • — Study in British Railways (booklet), 439
  • in hospitals, 823
  • in Royal Air Force, 139
  • Work Study and You, booklet on British Railways, comment on, 439
  • Working conditions, survey of requirements, 691
  • — Population, decline in, 143
  • Workpeople, older, employment of, discussion in Parliament on, 48
  • Workshops, old craft, exhibits on; at Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, 453
  • World Bank. See International Bank
  • — Health Organisation, travelling seminar on
  • safeguarding health of industrial workers, 46
  • — Power Conference, International Executive
  • Council sessions (Montreal), 558; new members of, 558
  • Worm gear. See Gear; Gearing
  • — Holes reduction in welded pipe joints (Quasi-Arc), 223
  • Worthington-Simpson, Ltd., flame-proof Monobloc pump for gases in groups I and II, 10
  • Wren, W. T., remarks on importance of good design, 479
  • Wright, George, Tandem downdraught stove, 503
  • Wright Rain, Ltd., device for measuring crop respiration rate, 790
  • Writing scientific and technical papers, by S. F. Trelease (book), 218
  • Wroth, C. P., on soil behaviour during shear, 409
  • WWR-M atomic reactor project for production of transuranic elements, 665
  • WWR-Z atomic reactor project for radiochemical research, 665
  • X-15 manned research aircraft, flight-test programme (North American Aviation), 638
  • X-ray illuminator for copying radiographs for reproduction, 643
  • - Testing, radioisotopes for, 635
  • Xerographic output printing machine (Rank Precision Industries, Ltd.), 690
  • “XT” Coventry self-opening diehead for automatic lathes (Alfred Herbert), 461
  • Xylonite, sheet, stress wave on impact of pellet in, 248
  • “Y” phosphor for cathode-ray-tube screens (Ferranti), 802
  • Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co., fork-lift trucks for Brazil, 208
  • Yallourn power station, development of, 261
  • Yankee Atomic Electric power station, comparison with Shippingport, 204
  • Yarrow and Co., Ltd., Gongola pusher tug and barge train, 69; retirements and appointments,^ 471
  • Yarwood, W. J., and Sons, Ltd., crane weigher to determine pulling power of tugs (Geo. Salter and Co., Ltd.), 7
  • YDA air-cooled diesel engines (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 71
  • Yearbook, British plastics, 1958 (book), 152
  • — Colliery, and coal trades directory 1958 (book), 844
  • — Comment on, 219
  • — of technical education and careers in industry, 1958, by H. C. Dent (review), 516
  • Yescombe, E. R., on rubber: natural and synthetic, 577
  • York Noble Industries, Ltd., Fuldamobil three-wheeler economy motor car, 47
  • Yorkshire Switchgear and Engineering Co., tropical tests on outdoor switchgear, 491
  • Young, A., on adjustable foundation pads, application of flow in plastics, 26
  • Young, A. P., on automobile electrical equipment (book), 483
  • Young, Dr. M., The Rise of the Meritocracy, comment on, 817
  • Young, William, underfed grate, 502
  • Youngs (Lifting Appliances), Ltd., 200-ton hydraulic jacks for roof raising in construction of new Beverley aircraft hangar at Abingdon, 682
  • YWA air-cooled diesel engines (Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd.), 71
  • ZAND, Dr. S. J., on three hundred years of vibration engineering, 577
  • ZEEP atomic reactor in Canada, 265
  • ZEEP-2 atomic reactor in Canada, 265
  • Zenith atomic reactor (Winfrith Heath), 766
  • ZERLINA atomic reactor in India, 265
  • Zero, absolute, research near, 678
  • Zero-mist, fluorinated hydrocarbon additive for chromium plating baths (Electro-Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.), 676
  • ZETA exhibits at Atoms for Peace Exhibition,' 326
  • — Larger version of, 262
  • — Model of, at Science Museum exhibition, 830
  • — Modification of, 571
  • — Papers on, at Atomic Energy Conference (Geneva), 237
  • — Plasma confining in, 400
  • — Position and progress of work on, 262
  • — Rectifier plant for (Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd.), 74
  • — Russian copy of (Alpha), 797
  • — Type discharge, principle of, 824
  • — See also Nuclear fusion
  • ZETA la, description of, 168
  • ZETA 2, plans for, 168; design and construction of, 571
  • ZETR atomic reactor, end of useful life, 262
  • ZEUS atomic reactor, end of useful life, 262
  • Ziemba, S., fen free vibration of systems of one degree of freedom with non-linear elsatic characteristic and non-linear viscous-type damping, 347
  • Zimm, W. H., on atomic ship Savannah, 600
  • Zinc Alloy Die Casters Association, D/e Casting News, note on, 845
  • Zip-Up mobile staging (Access Equipment, Ltd.), 367
  • Zircaloy 2, welding of, effect of nitrogen pick-up, 50
  • Zirconium, bibliography on, 747
  • — Particles, ignition in methane-air mixtures, 241
  • Zisler, Dr. A., fen market research on the Common Market, 226
  • Zone melting, by W. G. Pfann (review), 613
  • Zuk, P., on silicon switching diode for highspeed computers, 382

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