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The Engineer 1871/09/15

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Main Subjects

  • Editorial, p 183.
    • The Stowmarket Explosion - Prentice Brothers, p 183 and 178. (Illustrated).
    • The Institution of Civil Engineers.
    • Foreign Periodical Literature.
  • Elementary Papers on Construction (No. XXII), p 185.
  • How Gun Cotton is Made, p 184.
  • Letters to the Editor, p 179.
  • On a Quantitative Method of Testing a Telegraph Earth - By W. E. Ayrton, p 187.
  • On the Construction of Traction Engines (No V), p 175.
  • On Waste in Combustion, concluded from p 150, p 187.
  • Rolling Mill Belts, p 182.
  • Sha-Wei-Shan Lighthouse, China, p 188.
  • Young's Improved Propeller, p 186. (Illustrated).

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