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The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.

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A

ACCIDENTS:

  • - Nine Months’ Railway Accidents, 297
  • - Railway Accidents in 1916, 169
  • - Ratho Railway Accident, 63
  • - Vanguard Disaster, 57
  • ACID Process—see Iron and Steel
  • Action of Caustic Liquors, andc.— see Iron and Steel
  • Admiralty Appeal to Workers, 51

AERONAUTICS:

  • - Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Report, 72
  • - Aeroplane Production in America, 489, 498
  • - Air Reprisals, 340
  • - American Aviation Engine, 311
  • - An Aeroplane Works, 257 (Two-page Supplement, September 21st, 1917)
  • - Aero-engine Connecting-rods, P. G. Bourcier, 167
  • - Aeronautical Societies—see Associations
  • - Duties of the Air Forces, 35
  • - German Aeroplanes, Constructional Details, 516
  • - Output of Aeroplanes, L. Blin Desbleds, 508
  • - River Diversion for Aerodrome at Hanworth Park, 366
  • - Training of Aeronautical Engineers, Dr. R. M. Walmsley and Mr. C. E. Luard, 6
  • - Zeppelin, Engine-room Gondola of, 392
  • AERO-STEAM Railway Traction, Pierre Guedon, 425
  • Agar, A. F., on Engineering Works Canteens, 491
  • Agricultural Experiments — see Electrical Matters
  • Agricultural Machinery Department, Ministry of Munitions, 45
  • Agricultural Tractors and Haulers, British, 512, 533, 553, 562
  • Agricultural Tractors, Petrol, Aultman, Rumely, Wallis, Gray, &c., 298
  • Agricultural Tractors—see also Tractor
  • Agriculture, Application of Science to, 412
  • Ahrons, E. L., on the Shrinkage Allowance for Locomotive Tires, 263
  • Ahrons, E. L., on Types of Irish Locomotives, 162 ; (Letter), 184
  • Air Engines—see Engines
  • Air Heater for Carburetters—see Motor Vehicles
  • Air Heater for Workshops, J. Boyd and Sons, 503
  • Air Pumps and Air Lift Pumps—see Pumps
  • Alcohol, Fuel, 232
  • Alcohol, Fuel, in Australia, 278
  • Alcohol as a Source of Power, W. T. Rowe, 471
  • Almanacs and Diaries, 572
  • Aluminium, Effect of Heat on, Dr. H. C. H. Carpenter and Mr. L. Taverner, 274
  • Aluminium Production in the West Highlands, 463, 525
  • Ambulance Trains—see Railways

AMERICAN ENGINEERING NEWS: 18, 130, 174, 300

  • - Activated Sludge Process for Slaughter-house Wastes, 130
  • - Advisory Committee on Terminal Facilities, 174
  • - Alcohol from Garbage, 130
  • - American Dockyard Works, 174
  • - Bridge Erection by Locomotive Cranes, 301
  • - Coal Shipping Pier at an American Atlantic Port, 300
  • - Drainage of Irrigated Lands, 18
  • - Goods Stations for Electric Railways, 300
  • - Large Dockyard Crane, 174
  • - Potash as a By-product of Portland Cement, 300, 540
  • - Spray Irrigation for Vegetable Gardens, 300
  • - Ten-coupled Locomotives, 174
  • - Tests of Steel Columns, 301
  • - Water Tube Fire-box for Locomotives, 18
  • AMERICAN Engineers and the War, 298
  • American Inventors Attack the Anti-Submarine Problem, 550
  • American Military Engineers in France, 419
  • Anthony, C., on Air-lift Pumping, 526 ; (Letter), 556
  • Apotheosis of the Destroyer, 499
  • Apprentices, Education of, 76
  • Arched Keel Block, Reinforced Concrete, Ayrshire Dockyard Company, Limited, 345
  • Architecture, Naval—see Ships, Naval Matters
  • Argentina, Sugar Machinery for, 171
  • Ariadne—see Ships, British Navy
  • Ash Handling Plant, Pneumatic, Ed. Bennis and Co., 103
  • Aspinall, Frank B., on the Latent Heat of Steam, 3, 25, 47, 58 ; (Letters), 162, 184, 279
  • Assaying and Chemical Balance, Wilfred Heusser, 192

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS & SOCIETIES:

  • Association of Engineers, Manchester :
  • - Briquetting Metal Turnings, Debate, 525
  • - British and Foreign Patent Law Reform, V. A. B. Hughes, 425
  • - Engineering Works Canteens, A. F. Agar, 491
  • - Presidential Address, Wire Manufacture, J. B. Bedson, 334
  • - Worm Gearing, F. J. Bostock, 393
  • Association of Railway Locomotive Engineers:
  • - Heating Surface of Boilers for Locomotives, 45
  • Institute, Aeronautical:
  • - Output of Aeroplanes, Conference, L. Blin Desbleds, 508
  • Institute, Concrete:
  • - Conditions Essential to the Corrosion of Iron, Dr. Newton Friend, 550
  • Institute, The Iron and Steel:
  • - Acid Open-Hearth Process, Dr.F. Rogers, 276, 297
  • - Autumn Meeting, 198, 239, 244, 265, 276, 296, 310
  • - Eggertz Test for Combined Carbon in Steel, J. H. Whiteley, 297
  • - Failure of Boiler Plates in Service, andc., Dr. E. B. Wolff, 296
  • - Heat Treatment of Grey Cast Iron, J. E. Hurst, 266
  • - Influence of Heat Treatment on the Electrical and Thermal Resistivity, andc., of Some Steels, E. D. Campbell and W. C. Dowd, 297
  • - Investigation upon a Cast of Acid Open- Hearth Steel, T. D. Morgans and F. Rogers, 297
  • - Labour and Wages, 305
  • - Microstructure of Chemically Pure Iron between Ar3 and Ar., 297
  • - New Experiments on Shock Tests and on the Determination of Resilience, Georges Charpy and Andre Cornu-Thenard, 244, 265
  • - Present Knowledge and Practice in regard to the Briquetting of Iron Ores, G. Barrett and T. B. Rogerson, 265, 299, 310
  • - Reports of Mechanical and Metallurgical Section of Committee, 266
  • Institute of Metals:
  • - Autumn Meeting, 215, 252, 254, 274; Programme, 215
  • - Effects of Heat at Various Temperatures on the Rate of Softening of Cold Rolled Aluminium Sheets, Dr. H. C. H. Carpenter and Mr. L. Taverner, 274
  • - Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on Metals, Professor Zay Jeffries, 275
  • - Experiments on the Fatigue of Brasses, Dr. B. Parker Haigh, 252
  • - Fuel Economy Possibilities in Brass Melting Furnaces, L. G. Harvey, 275
  • ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS & SOCIETIES (continued) :
  • Institute of Metals (continued) :
  • - Gas Firing, Principles and Methods of a New System of, A. C. lonides, 275, 320
  • - Hardness and Hardening, Professor T. Turner, 252, 254
  • - High Temperature Thermostat, Further Notes on, J. L. Haughton and D. Hanson, 275, 322
  • - Screen for Comparing or Standardising the Grain Size of Brass, Owen W. Ellis, 275
  • - Use of Chromic Acid and Hydrogen Peroxide as an Etching Agent, S. W. Miller, 275
  • Institute, Textile:
  • - Autumn Conference at Preston, 331
  • Institution of Automobile Engineers:
  • - Design of a Small Agricultural Tractor, A. E. L. Chorlton. 545
  • - Fuse Inspection, A. W. Reeves and Cecil Kimber, 52
  • - COVENTRY BRANCH— Welding with Application to Automobile Engineering, H. L. Towns, 125, 147
  • Institution of Civil Engineers :
  • - Centenary of the “Civils,” 563
  • - Engineering Training, Meeting, 364
  • - Examination for Associate Membership, 567
  • - Presidential Address, Harry E. Jones, 406
  • - Recent Developments in By-Product Coking, G. B. Walker, 509
  • Institution of Electrical Engineers:
  • - Presidential Address, C. H. Wordingham, 435
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers:
  • - Comparison of Working Costs of Principal Prime Movers, Oswald Wans, 355, 363, 368, 380
  • - Notes on Air-lift Pumping, A. W. Purchas, 446
  • - Thomas Hawksley Lecture, Capt. H. Riall Sankey on Heat Engines, 489
  • - Use of Soap Films in Solving Torsion Problems, A. A. Griffiths and G. I. Taylor, 536, 546
  • Institution of Naval Architects:
  • - Scholarship in Naval Architecture, 418
  • Institution, North-East Coast, of Engineers and Shipbuilders:
  • - Sub-Committee’s Report on Methods of Producing High Vacuum, 557
  • Institution of Water Engineers:
  • - Air-lift Pumping, Papers by Mr. C. Anthony and Professor A. H. Jameson, 526
  • - Water Power Supplies of the United Kingdom, C. H. Roberts, 525
  • - Winter Meeting, 525
  • Society, Aeronautical, of Great Britain :
  • - Training of Aeronautical Engineers, Dr. K. M. Walmsley and Mr. C. E. Luard, 6
  • Society, Ceramic :
  • - Dinner; Presidential Statement, W. J. J ones ; Visit to Dalzell Steel and Ironworks, D. Colville and Son, 292
  • - Fire-clays and Ganisters of South of Scotland, L. W. Kinsman and M. MacGregor, 291
  • - Meeting at Glasgow, 291
  • - Papers on Silica, Hydration, of Calcined Dolomite and Fire-bricks, by Miss C. Beveridge and Mr. W. Emney, J. Burton. G. W. Wright, 291
  • - Refractories and Modern Kilns, J. G. Maxwell, 291
  • - Refractory Properties of Silica, H. Le Chatelier and B. Bogitch, 291
  • - Tests for Refractories, Dr. J. W. Mellor, 291

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS & SOCIETIES (continued):

  • Society, Chemical :
  • - Limitations of the Balance, Bertram Blount, 402
  • Society of Chemical Industry :
  • - Activated Sludge Process of Sewage Purification, E. Ardern, 94
  • - Annual General Meeting, 70, 93
  • - Artificial Silk Industry, T. P. Wilson, 94
  • - Benzene and Toluene for High Explosives, Sources of, T. F. E. Rhead, 71
  • - Calorific Value of Industrial Gaseous Fuel, W. J. Pickering, 93
  • - Chemical Porcelain, Henry Watkins, 71
  • - Economics of Coal, Professor Henry Louis. 524
  • - Future of the Fine Chemical Industry, E. W Mann, 94
  • - Industrial Application of Town’s Gas, C. M. Walter. 93
  • - Industrial Fuel from Gasworks E. W. Smith, 93
  • - Manufacture of Synthetic Nitrates by Electric Power, E. Kilburn Scott, 93
  • - Metallurgical Questions, Professor Turner, 94
  • - Other Papers : Cartridge Brass, Dr. H. W. Brownsdon ; Aluminium Alloys, J. H. Stansbie ; Carbonless Alloys, J. Kent Smith ; Superheating of Slags and Metals during Refining, J. E. Fletcher, 94
  • - Presidential Address, Dr. C. C. Carpenter, 71
  • - Sands Used in Metallurgical Practice Compared with those Used in Glass Manufacture, Professor Boswell, 71
  • - Synthesis of Ammonia and its Oxidation to Nitric Acid, E. B. Maxted, 93
  • - Texture of Fire-clays, W. C. Hancock, 71
  • - Visits, 94
  • - LONDON SECTION— Patent Law Reform, Dr. F. W. Hay, 435
  • Society, Faraday:
  • - Pyrometers and Pyrometry, Discussion, 393, 402, 424
  • Society, Royal, of Arts:
  • - Copper, Progress in the Metallurgy of. Professor H. C. H. Carpenter, 491, 526, 566
  • - Discovery and Invention, Sir Dugald Clerk’s Trueman Wood Lecture, 514
  • - Programme for Session, 442
  • - Science and its Functions, A. A. Campbell Swinton, 447
  • ATMOSPHERIC Engine—see Engines
  • Atmospheric Pollution and the Impurities of Rain-water, J. B. C. Kershaw, 443
  • Attachment of Spindles to Forged Steel Valves. F. M. McLarty, Jun., 153
  • Australia, Fuel Alcohol in, 278
  • Australia, Soldiers after the War, 336
  • Australian Notes, 518
  • Austrian Inland Waterways Project, 99
  • Automatic Control of Pumps—see Pumps
  • Automatic Drop-bottom Mine Car (Griffith Tub), Sanford-Day Ironworks and Manufacturing Company, 457
  • Automobile Engineering, Welding with Application to, H. L. Towns, 125, 147

B

  • BALANCE, Assaying and Chemical, Wilfred Heusser, 192
  • Balance, Limitations of the, Bertram Blount, 402
  • Baling Press—see Cotton
  • Band Saw—see Sawing
  • Bar Mill—see Iron and Steel
  • Barrett, G., and T. B. Rogerson, on the Briquetting of Iron Ores, 265, 299, 310
  • Basic Blast-furnaces, 392
  • Bedson, J. P.J on Developments in Wire k- Manufacture, 334
  • Benzol, The Future of, 387 ; (Letters), 428, 450
  • Bevel Gear Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Blast-furnace Dust—see Ministry of Munitions
  • Blount, Bertram, on the Limitations of the Balance, 402
  • Boiler Feed-water Regulator, Copes, 367
  • Boiler Plates, Failure in, and the Stresses in Riveted Joints, Dr. E. B. Wolff, 296, 456
  • Boilers for Locomotives, Heating Surface of, 45
  • Boilers, Waste Heat, for Driving Drop Hammer Plant, 450, 452
  • Books of Reference, 81, 118, 348
  • Boring Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Bostock, F. J., on Worm Gearing, 393
  • Boston, U.S.A., Submarine Tunnel at, 230, 234, 235
  • Boulnois, H. P., Report to Roads Improvement Association, Concrete Roads, 73
  • Bourcier, P. G., on Aero-engine Connecting- rods, 167
  • Brakes—see Railways
  • Brass Melting, L. G. Harvey, 275
  • Brass Scrap, 118
  • Brasses, Experiments on the Fatigue of, Dr. B. Parker Haigh, 252
  • Brazil, Public Works in, 449

BRIDGES:

  • - Locks and Bridges for Mid-Scotland Canal, 558 (Two-page Supplement, December 28th, 1917)
  • - Practice in Bridge and Girder Yards from a Theoretical Standpoint, George Kenworthy, 5, 25, 48, 91 ; (Letters), 162, 248
  • - Quebec Bridge, The New, 253, 336, 338, 381, 403, 426 (Two-page Supplement, November 9th, 1917)
  • - Suspension Bridges in New Zealand, J. Dawson’s System, 52, 56
  • - Typical Swing Bridge for Proposed MidScotland Canal, 560
  • BRIQUETTING—see also Iron and Steel
  • Briquetting Metal Turnings, Debate, 525
  • Britain as an Agricultural Country, 188 ; (Letter), 360
  • British Agricultural Tractors and Haulers, 512, 533, 553, 562
  • British Industries, The War, Some Metals and, 99
  • British Marine Engineering Design, and Construction Committee, 209, 257, 505
  • British Standard Sections, Approved, 567
  • Business of War, 187

C

  • CALIFORNIA, Power Plant Extension in, 193
  • Californian Magnesite, 103
  • Canada, Trade between the United Kingdom and, 118
  • Canadian Railways—see Railways
  • Canal Control Committee, 175
  • Canal Schemes, Mid-Scotland, 465, 538, 558 (Two-page Supplement, December 28th, 1917)
  • Canals, 453
  • Canteens, Engineering Works, A. F. Agar, 491
  • Canteens at Munitions Works, 268, 269
  • Carburetters—see Motor Vehicles
  • Career Offered by Engineer’s Department of a British Railway, 113
  • Carlisle, Locomotive Coaling Plant at, London and North-Western Railway, 12, 18
  • Carpenter, Professor H. C. H., on Progress in the Metallurgy of Copper, 491, 526, 566
  • Carpenter, Dr. H. C. H., and Mr. L. Taverner, on the Effect of Heat on Aluminium, 274
  • Case Hardening Furnace, Monometer Manufacturing Company, 570
  • Casting, A Heavy, Transporting, 413
  • Castings, Some Large, Ruston, Proctor and Co., Limited, 292
  • Catalogues, 19, 39, 108, 132, 176, 196, 260, 418, 437
  • Caterpillar—see Evolution of Chain Track Tractor
  • Caustic Soda Concentration Plant, Mirrlees, Watson Company, Limited, 34, 44
  • Cement Joints for Cast Iron Water Mains, Clark H. Shaw, 32
  • Centenary of the “ Civils ”—see Associations, andc.
  • Centenary of the Heat Regenerator and Stirling’s Engine of 1816, 516, 517 ; Stirling Specification, 567
  • Centrifugal Type Gas Washers, W. C. Holmes and Co., Limited, 502
  • Ceramic Society, Refractory Materials Section, 291 (For Details of Papers—see Associations, andc.)
  • Chain Track Tractor—see Tractor
  • Channel Tunnel, 193
  • Charges for Water—see Water Supply
  • Charpy, Georges, and Andre Cornu-Thenard, on Experiments on Shock Tests and on Determination of Resilience, 244, 265
  • Chemical Papers at Society of Chemical Industry—see Associations
  • Chester Hydro-electric Power Developments, 86
  • Chili, Engineering Schemes for, 560
  • China and the Engineer, S. W. B. McGregor, 360
  • Chorlton, A. E. L., on the Design of a Small Agricultural Tractor, 545
  • Chuck, The “Marvel” Drill, Louis Wearden and Guylee, Limited, 54
  • Circular Arcs, Simple Calculations of, 114
  • Clapham, F. T., on The Distribution of Establishment Charges, 177 ; (Letters), 301, 323
  • Clapham, F. T., on Foundry Costs, 286
  • Clerk, Sir Dugald, Discovery and Invention, 514

COAL, COKE, AND COLLIERIES:

  • - By-product Coking, G. B. Walker, 509
  • - Coal Concreted from Dust or Ashes, R. G. Lovell, 126
  • - Coal Problem, 330
  • - Coal and Tin Mining in British Malaya, 63
  • - Coal Transport Reorganisation Scheme, 36, 54
  • - Coke-handling Plant, Telpher, at Warrington Gasworks, Strachan and Henshaw, Limited, 430, 434
  • - Colliery Winding Engine, Old, 94, 98
  • - Economics of Coal, Professor Henry Louis, 524
  • - Economy in Coal Consumption, Government Suggestions, 7

COAL, COKE, & COLLIERIES (cont.) :

  • - Electricity Supply and the Economy of Coal, 540
  • - Gas, Coal, for Motor Vehicles, 226
  • - Griffith Colliery Tub (Automatic Drop- Bottom Mine Car), Sanford-Day Manu¬facturing Company, 457
  • - Locomotive Coaling Plant at Carlisle, London and North-Western Railway, 12, 18
  • - New Scheme for Coal Supply, 36
  • - Osaka Electric Works, Coal and Ash Plant at the, Babcock and Wilcox, Limited, G. F. Zimmer, 115
  • - Position of the Coal Mining Industry, A. F. Pease, 373
  • - Push Button Coal and Ash Hoists at Allison and Baltimore, 254
  • - Sampling Coal, 42
  • COKE—see Coal
  • Columbia, A New Port in, 425 ; (Letter), 556
  • Commerce and the State, 521
  • Commercial Aspect of Engineering in China, S. W. B. McGregor, 360
  • Commercial Dock Developments at Falmouth, 378
  • Concrete, Reinforced, Arched Keel Block, Ayrshire Dockyard Company, Limited, 345
  • Concrete, Reinforced, Shipbuilding in Norway, 520, 524
  • Concrete Roads, Report to Roads Improvement Association, H. P. Boulnois, 73
  • Concrete, Transmission of, by Air and Steam, 159, 164
  • Concrete—see also Ferro-Concrete
  • Contract, 552
  • Controlled Owner, The, 251
  • Conversion of Ford Cars—see Motor Vehicles
  • Copes Boiler Feed Water Regulator, 367
  • Copper, Metallurgy of, Professor H. C. H. Carpenter, 491, 526, 566
  • Correspondence Schools, 488
  • Corrosion of Iron—see Iron
  • Corrosion of Metal, Electrolytic, by Sea Water, 260
  • Costs—see Working Costs
  • Cotton Baling Methods and Freightage Economy, 282
  • Cotton Baling and Sampling Machinery, A. E. Cummins, D. Bridge and Co., Limited, 448
  • Coventry Strike, 501
  • Cranes, 5-Ton Electric Goliath, for France, Sir W. Arrol and Co., Limited, 140, 142
  • Critical Speeds of Loaded Shafts, W. M. Wallace, 246
  • Culm and other Waste Fuels, Use of, J. B. C. Kershaw, 307
  • Curtis Rateau Turbines—see Turbines

D

  • DANGER of Letting Things Slide, 252
  • Darling, Chas. R., on Small Electric Furnaces and their Uses, 422
  • Desbleds, L. Blin, on the Output of Aeroplanes, 508
  • Design of a Tractor—see Tractor
  • Deterioration of Curtis Rateau Turbine Blading, A. Fenwick, 30, 60
  • Development of German Waterways, 196
  • Development of Machinery in the United States Navy—see Ships
  • Discharging Ore, New Method for, 193
  • Discovery and Invention, Trueman Wood Lecture, Sir Dugald Clerk, 514
  • Distribution of Engineers’ Products Overseas, C. Hamilton-Wickes, 314
  • Distribution of Establishment Charges, F. T. Clapham, 177 ; (Letters), 301, 323
  • Diving Globe for Salving Sunken Ships, W. D. Sisson, 386, 389
  • Docks and Harbours, Empire, 499
  • Docks, Rosario, Improvements at the, 292
  • Donaldson Elevator for Ore Discharging, 193
  • Doorakkers, G., on the Manufacture of Hardened Thread Gauges, 263, 290, 308, 354, 355, 390
  • Drill Chuck, The “Marvel,” Louis Wearden and Guylee, Limited, 54
  • Drilling Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Drop Hammer Plant, Bretts’ Patent Lifter Company, 450, 452
  • Duties of the Air Forces, 35
  • Dyson, Captain C. W., on The Development of Machinery in the United States Navy, 170, 190, 211

E

  • ECONOMY in Coal Consumption, Government Control, 7
  • Education of Apprentices, 76
  • Educational Intelligence, 196, 248, 284, 305, 328, 333, 572
  • Efficiency, A. L. Haas, 37
  • Efficiency, Meaning of—see Working Costs of Prime Movers

ELECTRICAL MATTERS:

  • - Bar Mill, 20in., Motor-driven, General Electrical Company, 190
  • - California, Power Plant Extension in, 193
  • - Chester Hydro-Electric Power Developments, 86
  • - Coal and Ash Plant at the Osaka Electric Works, Babcock and Wilcox, Limited, G. F. Zimmer, 115
  • - Electric Discharge and Crop Production, Experiments by Miss E. C. Dudgeon, Mr. J. E. Newman, and others, 74
  • - Electric Drive for Warships, 228
  • - Electricity Supply and the Economv of Coal, 540
  • - Empress Works, Huddersfield, E. Brook, 342
  • - Greenock, Ferro-Concrete Power House at, 239
  • - Greenwich, L.C.C. Power Station, New Appointments at, 560
  • - Halifax District, New Sub-Stations for, 76
  • - Lancashire and Cheshire, Interconnection of Electricity Supply Systems in, 171
  • - Locomotives and Railways—see Railways
  • - Motor Boats, Electrically Controlled, 425
  • - National Electric Supply Policy, 453
  • - Pumps, Electrically Driven—see Pumps

ELECTRICAL MATTERS (continued) :

  • - Small Electric Furnaces and their Uses, Chas. R. Darling, 422
  • - Standardisation of Machinery, British and American Conference, 319
  • - Switch, Wall Socket and Plug, Combined, Donovan and Co., 83
  • - Tasmanian Great Lake Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, 67, 78 (Two page Supplement, July 27th, 1917)
  • - West Highlands, Big Water Power Scheme for Aluminium Manufacture, 463, 525
  • - Wild-Barfield Method of Steel Hardening, 82
  • - Winch, Electric, J. H. Wilson and Co., Limited, 525
  • ELECTROLYTIC Corrosion of Metal in Sea Water, 260
  • Elswick—see Works
  • Emmett, W. L. R., on the Turbine Electric Equipment of United States Cruisers, 228
  • Empire Docks and Harbours, 499
  • Empire, The : Its Commerce and its Commercial Requirements, S. J. Johnstone, 457
  • Employers and Employed, 10, 13

ENGINES AND MOTORS :

  • - Aero Engine Connecting-rods, P. G. Bourcier, 167
  • - American Aviation Engine, 311
  • - Atmospheric Colliery Winding Engine at Madeley, 94, 98
  • - Bulb Experiments on Hot Bulb Engines, 112; (Letters), 149, 161, 215
  • - Heat Engines, Capt. H. Riall Sankey, 489
  • - Standardisation of Marine Engines, 209, 257, 505
  • - Stirling’s Regenerator and Hot Air Engine of 1816, 516, 517
  • - Stirling’s Specification, 567 ; (Letter), 537
  • - Testing Department of Fiat Company, Turin, 504
  • - Uniflow Engine, H. W. Morley, 455
  • - Uniflow Engine for Road Vehicles, F. W. Marquis, 276 ; (Letters), 333, 360, 384
  • - United States Naval Machinery—see Ships
  • - Working Costs of the Principal Prime Movers, Oswald Wans, 355, 363, 368, 380, 414; (Letter), 384
  • ENGINEER, Volunteers, County of London 24, 45, 68, 87, 110, 132, 152, 176, 196, 218, 239, 248, 305, 328, 350, 374, 397, 419, 442. 464, 486, 510, 527, 552, 570
  • Engineers, Training of, 379
  • Engineering Design—see British Marine, andc.
  • Engineering Enterprise in Mexico, 167
  • Engineering, Links in the History of, Rhys Jenkins, 493
  • Engineering Projects in Latin-America, 115— see also Latin-American Notes
  • - Bolivian Railways, 115
  • - Peru, A New Port in, 115
  • Engineering Schemes for Chili, 560
  • Engineering Training, 364
  • Engineering Works Canteens, Arthur F. Agar, 491
  • Establishment Charges, Distribution of, F. T. Clapham, 177
  • Evolution of the Chain Track Tractor, 111. 134, 135, 156, 181, 202, 208, 221, 241, 250 : (Letter), 184
  • Excess Profits Problems, 53
  • Explosibility of Methane Air Mixtures, 215

F

  • FAILURE of Boiler Plates—see Boiler
  • Falmouth, Commercial Dock Developments at, 378
  • Feed Water Regulator, Copes, 367
  • Fenwick, A., Deterioration of Curtis Rateau Turbine Blading, 30, 60
  • Ferro-Concrete Power House at Greenock, 239
  • Fiat Company, Turin, Testing Department, 504
  • Filter Bed Sand Washer, Portable, Hunter and English, Limited, 44
  • Fire and Salvage Boat for Elswick, 503
  • Firebrick Manufacture, Testing, andc., Paper Read at Glasgow Meeting of the Ceramic Society, 291
  • Floods, The Protection of Paris Against, 16
  • Ford Cars—see Motor Vehicles
  • Foreign Languages, Reconstruction and, 493
  • Forth and Clyde—see Canal
  • Forthcoming Engagements, 24, 110, 218, 238, 260, 284, 304, 326, 350, 360, 396, 415, 437, 462, 484, 508, 530, 550, 570
  • Foundry Costs, F. T. Clapham, 286 ; (Letters), 301, 323
  • French Industries, New, 248
  • Friction Screw Press, J. Rhodes and Sons, Limited, 43
  • Friend, Dr. Newton, on Conditions Essential to the Corrosion of Iron, 550
  • Fuel Alcohol, 232
  • Fuel Alcohol in Australia, 278
  • Fuel Economy Possibilities in Brass Melting Furnaces, L. G. Harvey, 275
  • Fuel Research, 340, 344
  • Fuels, Culm and Other Waste, Use of, J. B. C. Kershaw, 307
  • Furnace, Oil-fired Case Hardening, Monometer Manufacturing Company, 570
  • Furnaces, Brass Melting, Fuel Economy Possi¬bilities in, L. G. Harvey, 275
  • Furnaces for the Heat Treatment of Metals, J. Wright and Co., 146, 147
  • Furnaces—see also Electrical Matters
  • Fuses—see War Material
  • Future of Benzol, 387 ; (Letters), 428, 450
  • Future of Railways—see Railways

G

  • GAS, Coal, for Motor Vehicles, 226
  • Gas-driven Motor Vehicles, 178
  • Gas Firing, New System of, A. C. lonides, 275, 320
  • Gas, Industrial Uses, Abstracts of Papers at Society of Chemical Industry, 93
  • Gas Washers, Centrifugal Type, W. C. Holmes and Co., Limited, 502
  • Gases and Air, Inflammability of Mixtures of, G. A. Burrell and A. W. Gauger, 168
  • Gauges, Hardened Thread, Manufacture of, G. Doorakkers, 263, 290, 308, 354, 355, 390
  • German Munitions Supply, 339
  • German Waterways, The Development of, 196
  • Germany’s Economic Position After the War, 544
  • Germany, Substitutes in, 509
  • Glasgow Corporation Tramways, 122
  • Greenock, Ferro-Concrete Power House at, 239
  • Greenwich, L.C.C. Power Station, New Appointments at, 560
  • Grey Cast Iron—see Iron
  • Griffith, A. A., and G. I. Taylor on the Use of Soap Films in Solving Torsion Problems, 536, 543, 546
  • Griffith Tub—see Coal
  • Grinding Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Guedon, Pierre, on Aero Steam Railway Traction, 425
  • Gunboats and Baghdad, 274
  • Gun Lathes—see Machine Tools

H

  • HAAS, A. L., on Efficiency, 37
  • Haddrell, C. H., on The Industrial Outlook, 137, 144 : (Letter), 301
  • Haigh, Dr. B. P., on Experiments on the Fatigue of Brass, 252
  • Haig’s Weather, 295
  • Hamilton-Wickes, C., on The Distribution of Engineers’ Products Overseas, 314
  • Harbour Scheme, Langstone, near Portsmouth, 179
  • Hardness and Hardening, Professor T. Turner, 252, 254, 295
  • Harvey, L. G., on Fuel Economy Possibilities in Brass Melting Furnaces, 275
  • Haughton, J. L., and D. Hanson, Further Notes on a High Temperature Thermostat, 275, 322
  • Hawksley, Thomas, Lecture on Heat Engines, Capt. H. Riall Sankey, 489
  • Hay, Dr. F. W., on Patent Law Reform, 435 ; (Letter), 481
  • Heat, Effect of, on Aluminium, Dr. H. C. H. Carpenter and Mr. L. Taverner, 274
  • Heat of Steam, The Latent, F. B. Aspin all, 3, 25, 47, 58 ; (Letters), 162, 184, 279
  • Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel—see Iron
  • Heat Treatment of Metals, Furnaces for, J. Wright and Co., 146, 147
  • Heating of Industrial Buildings, J. Boyd and Sons, 503
  • High Temperature Thermostat—see Thermostat
  • High Vacuum, Methods of Prcducing, Experimental Apparatus at Richardsons, Westgarth and Co., Report, 557
  • History of Engineering, Links in, Rhys Jenkins, 493
  • Hobbs, E. W., Mechanical Arms for Maimed Soldiers, 334, 335, 351, 376
  • Hoists, Push Button Coal and Ash, 254
  • Hot Air Engines—see Engine a
  • Hot Bulb Engines, Some Bulb Experiments on, 112 : (Letters), 149, 161, 215
  • Hughes, V. A. B., on Reform of the Patent Laws, 425
  • Hurst, J. E., on Heat Treatment of Grey Cast Iron, 266
  • Hydro-Electric Power Developments, Chester, 86
  • Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, Tasmanian Great Lake, 67, 78 (Two-page Supplement, July 21th, 1917)
  • Hydrostatic Pressure, Effect of, on Metals, Professor Zay Jeffries, 275

I

  • IMPACT Testing Experiments, G. Charpy and A. Cornu-Thenard, 244, 265
  • Industrial League, 81, 196
  • Industrial Outlook, C. H. Haddrell, 137, 144 (Letter), 301
  • Industrial Parliament, 35
  • Industrial—see also Labour Questions
  • Industrial Research—see Research
  • Industrial Unrest—see Labour
  • Industries, New French, 248
  • Industries of Poland, 14
  • Industry and the Whitley Report, 169
  • Inflammability of Mixtures of Gases and Air, G. A. Burrell and A. W. Gauger, 168
  • Inland Waterways, Use of, 526
  • Institutes and Institutions—see Associations
  • Intensifier, Inverted Steam Hydraulic, Davy Brothers, Limited, 366
  • Ionides, A. C., on a New System of Gas Firing, 275, 320

IRON AND STEEL:

  • - Acid Open-Hearth Process, Dr. F. Rogers, 276, 297
  • - Action of Caustic Liquors on Steel Plates, C. E. Stromeyer, 496
  • - American Iron Trade, 228
  • - Bar Mill, 20in., Electrically Driven, General Electric Company, 191
  • - Basic Blast Furnaces, 392
  • - Briquetting of Iron Ores, Guy Barrett and T. B. Rogerson, 265, 299, 310
  • - British Steel for Shells, 509
  • - Corrosion of Iron, Conditions Essential to the, Dr. Newton Friend, 550
  • - Dealings in Pig Iron, 63
  • - Electric Method of Steel Hardening, Wild- Barfield, 82
  • - Forged Steel Valves, Attachment of Spindles to, F. M. McLarty, Jun., 153
  • - Heat Treatment of Grey Cast Iron, J. E. Hurst, 266
  • - Heat Treatment, Influence of, on Electrical Resistivity, andc., E. D. Campbell and W. C. Dowd, 297
  • - Iron Mines of Cumberland and Lancaster, 87
  • - Iron Ore, Professor Henry Louis, 493
  • - Iron Prices, 86
  • - Iron and Steel Institute—see Associations
  • - Labour and Wages, 305—see also Labour
  • - Prices of Steel— see Ministry of Munitions The War, Some Metals and British Industry, 99
  • IRRIGATION Projects in South Africa, 169
  • Irrigation for Vegetable Growing, 108

J

  • JAPAN and the War, 248
  • Jeffries, Professor Zav, on the Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on Metals, 275
  • Jenkins, Rhys, on Links in the History of Engineering, 493
  • Johnstone, S. J., on The Empire : Its Commerce and its Commercial Requirements, 457

K

  • KENWORTHY, George, on Practice in Bridge and Girder Yards, andc., 5, 25, 48, 91 ; (Letters), 162, 248
  • Kershaw, J. B. C., on Atmospheric Pollution and the Impurities of Rain-water, 443
  • Kershaw, J. B. C., The Use of Culm and Other Waste Fuels, 307
  • Kershaw, J. B. C., The Use of Waste Gases for Steam Generation, 27

L LABOUR NEWS, STRIKES, AND WAGES QUESTIONS:

  • - Admiralty Appeal to Workers, 51
  • - Advances in Wages, 63
  • - Employers and Employed, 13
  • - Industrial Councils, 10, 13
  • - Industrial League, 81
  • - Industrial Parliament, 35
  • - Industrial Unrest, 79
  • - Industrial Unrest, Causes of, 121
  • - Industrial Unrest, Inquiry, 122
  • - Industry and the Whitley Report, 169
  • - Labour and the State, 187
  • - Miners’ Wages, 192
  • - Pay of Foremen and Shop Managers, 425
  • - Railway Enginemen’s Demands, 165
  • - Railway Men’s Societies, 215
  • - Scientific Institutes and Industrial Requirements, 274 : (Letter), 323
  • - Welsh Labour, Commissioners’ First Report, 100
  • - Whitley Report, 169, 331, 357
  • LANGSTONE Harbour Scheme, 179
  • Latent Heat of Steam, F. B. Aspinall, 3, 25, 47, 58 : (Letters), 162, 184, 279
  • Lathes—see. Machine Tools
  • Latin-American Engineering Notes, 115, 225, 397
  • - Argentina, 225
  • - Bolivian Railways, 115
  • - Chili, 225, 397
  • - El Salvador, 225
  • - Peru, A New Port in, 115

LEADERS:

  • - Acid and Basic Steel, 364
  • - Air Reprisals, 340
  • - America’s Shipbuilding Problems, 165
  • - Apotheosis of the Destroyer, 499
  • - Austrian Inland Waterways Project, 99
  • - Britain as an Agricultural Country, 188
  • - Business of War, 187
  • - Canals, 453
  • - Causes of Industrial Unrest, 121
  • - Centenary oi the “Civils,” 563
  • - Coal Transport Reorganisation Scheme, 36
  • - Commerce and the State, 521
  • - Controlled Owner, 251
  • - Cycle in Naval Architecture, 431
  • - Danger of Letting Things Slide, 252
  • - Duties of the Air Forces, 35
  • - Electrification of Main Line Railways, 563
  • - Empire Docks and Harbours, 499
  • - Employers and Employed, 13
  • - Engineering Training, 364
  • - First Lord’s Statement, 409
  • - Fuel Alcohol, 232
  • - Fuel Research, 340
  • - Future of Benzol, 387
  • - Future of British Railways, 475
  • - Future of Canadian Railways, 79
  • - German Munitions Supply, 339
  • - Glasgow Corporation Tramways, 122
  • - Gunboats and Baghdad, 274
  • - Haig’s Weather, 295
  • - Industrial Parliament, An, 35
  • - Industrial Research, 209
  • - Industrial Unrest, 79
  • - Labour and the State, 187
  • - Latent Heat of Steam, 58
  • - London County Council Tramways, 58
  • - Manufacturers and Standards, 317
  • - Meaning of Efficiency, 363
  • - Measurement of Temperature, 431
  • - M.I.D., The, 543
  • - Ministry of Munitions, 13
  • - National Electric Supply Policy, 453
  • - Organisation and Efficiency, 144
  • - Our Naval Strategy, 143
  • - Patent Law Reform, 521
  • - Quality of Hardness, 295
  • - Railway Enginemen’s Demands, 165
  • - Science and the Man, 476
  • - Scientific Institutes and Industrial Requirements, 274
  • - Shipping and Shipbuilding in the United States, 317
  • - Ships and More Ships, 410
  • - Size of the Standard Ships, 273
  • - Standardisation of Marine Engines, 209
  • - Submarine War : The Latest Phase, 231
  • - Taxation of Stock Values, 57
  • - The War, Some Metals, and British Industries 99
  • - Torsion, 543
  • - Transmission of Military Power, 387
  • - Vanguard Disaster, 57

LETTERS FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS:

  • - England, North of, 21, 40, 64, 85, 107, 128 150, 172, 195, 217, 237, 259, 280, 302, 324, 346, 370, 394, 416, 438, 460, 482, 507, 528, 548, 668
  • - Lancashire, 20, 39, 64, 84, 106, 128, 150, 172 194, 216, 236, 258, 280, 302, 324, 346, 370, 393, 415, 438, 459, 481, 505, 527, 548, 568

LETTERS FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS (continued):

  • - Midlands and Staffordshire, 19, 39, 63, 84, 106, 127, 149, 171, 193, 216, 236, 257, 279, 301, 323, 345, 369, 393, 415, 437, 459, 481, 505, 527, 548, 567
  • - Scotland, 22, 41, 65, 86, 108, 129, 152, 173, 195, 218, 238, 259, 282, 304, 325, 347, 371, 395, 417, 440, 461, 483, 507, 529, 549, 569
  • - Sheffield, 20, 42, 65, 84, 107, 129, 151, 173, 194, 216, 237, 258, 281, 303, 325, 347, 371, 395, 417, 439, 461, 483, 506, 629, 549, 568
  • - Wales and Adjoining Counties, 22, 41, 66, 86, 108, 130, 152, 174, 196, 218, 238, 260, 282, 304, 326, 348, 372, 396, 418, 440, 462, 484, 507, 530, 550, 569

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:

  • - Aeroplane Manufacture, L. Blin Desbleds, 360
  • - Air-lift Pumps, R. Stirling, 556
  • - American Industries, B. K., 301
  • - Britain as an Agricultural Country, F. L. Morgan, 360
  • - Centenary of the Heat Regenerator and the Stirling Air Engine, R. B. Prosser, 537
  • - Charing Cross Railway Bridge, H. Davey, 105 Coal Economy—see Fuel
  • - Colombia, A New Port in, F. L. Hothersall, 556
  • - Commercial Aeronautics, Handley Page, Limited, 39
  • - Conquest of Schleswig-Holstein, T. F. Wilkinson, 19
  • - Control of Railways, Hexagon, 450
  • - Copper Tubes for Aeroplanes, Ing. Carlo Maurilio Lerici, 19
  • - Cornish Engine and Steam Engine Economy, Henry Davey, 537
  • - Duddell, William Du Bois, 428
  • - Early Steamboat, Arthur Lee, 118, 248, 323 ; J. H. Anderson, 118 ; Fred. Walsh, 228 ; R. B. P., 279
  • - Engineers and India, Executive Engineer, 527
  • - Ericsson’s Monitor, Writer of the Article, 161
  • - Essential Metals, Geo. T. Pardoe, 537
  • - Evolution of the Chain Track Tractor, L. Sterne, 184
  • - Evolution of the Monitor, R. B. P., 184
  • - Excess Profits, Cleveland Manchester Engineer, 54
  • - Feed-water Heating in Locomotives, W. G. Landon, 450 ; Mead, McLean and Co., 527
  • - Filing Papers, A. Fanti, 87
  • - Foundry Costs, Practical Cost Accountant, 301 ; F. T. Clapham, 323
  • - Fuel Alcohol, Horace Wyatt, 248
  • - Fuel Economy, F. Samuelson, 38 ; W. H. Casmey, 38, 105, 149, 215 ; Lancastrian, 87; W. Townsend, 118; Steam-Raiser, 118, 184
  • - Future of Benzol, T. D. Parr, 428, 450 ; Interested Engineer, 149
  • - German Trade after the War, H. Hamel Smith, 428
  • - Gloucester as a Port : Why not Modernise It ? E. F., 526
  • - Hot Bulb Engines, Basil H. Jov, 149 ; A. J. W. G., 149 ; R. E. Mathot, 161 ; Cecil H. Cox, 215
  • - Latent Heat of Steam, Henry Sykes, 162 ; Steam, 184 ; F. B. Aspinall, 279
  • - Locomotive Feed Purifiers, W. Effigy, 323
  • - Metric System, F. A. Halsey, 105
  • - Motor Boating and Motoring in Japan, W. H. Leggett, 384
  • - Names for Compound Units—see Pinch
  • - Noise in Reinforced Concrete Buildings, S., 54
  • - Oil Engine Nomenclature, H. A. Stuart, 384
  • - Organ Blowing, C. M. Penman, 248
  • - Patent Law Reform, Wilfred Hunt, 481 ; James Keith, 537 ; E. C. Barton, 556
  • - “Penalty” of Failure in the British Army, J. C., 54
  • - “Pinch,” C. F. Dendy Marshall. 162, 384 ; Associate Member, 333 ; H. W. Stowers, 384; H. Ravenshaw, 413; R. C. Kirkwood, 413
  • - Plymouth as a Commercial Port, R. E. Ellacott, 248
  • - Pounds Per Square Inch—see Pinch
  • - Practice in Bridge and Girder Yards, andc., H. R. White, 162 ; G. Kenworthy, 248
  • - Production of Ductile Tungsten, British Thomson-Houston Company, 556
  • - Pyrmont Bridge, Percy Allan, 162 : H. R. White, 184
  • - Railway Transport, A. W. Gattie, 54
  • - Remuneration of the Staff, Skill, 384 ; Bitten, 428
  • - Royal Navy and its Engineers, Ex-Editor, The Naval Engineering Review, 105
  • - Scientific Institutes and Industrial Requirements, Traditionist, 323
  • - Secret Session for Engineers, H. C. C., 19
  • - Solid Fuel for Steam Cars, C. D. Leng, 248
  • - Steel Rail Trade, T. Good, 279
  • - Tube Rolling Mill Patent, Clydeside Tube Company, 384
  • - Types of Irish Locomotives, E. L. Ahrons, 184
  • - Uniflow Compound Engine, M.I.C.E. (Fr.), 333 ; Robey and Co., 360 ; A. J. W. G., 384 ; Geo. T. Pardoe, 384
  • - Valve for Sewage Pumps, E. C. Bowden- Smith, 428
  • - Wagon Smash, Salt Union, Limited, 54
  • - Wheels of Tractors, H. P. Saunderson, 39
  • - Working Costs of Prime Movers. H. Davev 384
  • LIMITATIONS of the Balance,Bertram Blount 402
  • Links in the History of Engineering, Rhys Jenkins, 493

LITERATURE :

  • Reviews:
  • - All the World’s Aircraft, 1917, F. T. Jane Edited, C. G. Grey, 166, 234
  • - Composition of Technical Papers, H. A Watt, 341
  • - English and Engineering, Frank Aydelotte, 15
  • - Explosives, Arthur Marshall, 15
  • - On Growth and Form, D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 365
  • - Practical Marine Engineering for Marine Engineers, andc., Captain C. W. Dyson, 267
  • - Rowan Premium Bonus System, 80
  • - Searchlight Projectors, Electric, The Range of, Jean Rey, 59

LITERATURE (continued):

  • Short Notices:
  • - Industrial and Manufacturing Chemistry, Part II.: Inorganic, Geoffrey Martin, 32, 101
  • - London Transport Trust, Edwin A. Pratt, 15 ; (Letter), 54
  • - Mechanical Handling of Material, andc., G. F. Zimmer, 32, 101
  • - Naval Architecture, J. E. Steele, 80, 101
  • - Properties of Aerofoils and Aerodynamic Bodies, A. W. Judge, 101
  • - Saws: Their Care and Treatment, H. W. Durham, 101
  • - Steel and its Heat Treatment, D. K. Bullens, 101
  • - Telegraph Engineering, Erich Hausmann, 15

Books Received:

  • - Applied Chemistry, Reports of the Progress of, 15
  • - Artilleristisch Tijdschrift, J. H. Carstens and J. H. Westerveld, 234
  • - Brazil Commercially Considered, Syren and Shipping, 234
  • - Business Law for Engineers, C. Frank Allen, 501
  • - CANADA : DEPARTMENT OF MINES—MINES BRANCH :
  • -- Annual Report on Mineral Production cf Canada, No. 426 ; Report on Building and Ornamental Stones of Canada, Dr. Wm. A. Parks, No. 388
  • -- Bulletin No. 14, Coal Fields and Coal Industry of Eastern Canada, F. W. Gray, No. 430, 32
  • -- Mining of Thin Coal Seams as Applied to the Eastern Coalfields of Canada, J. F. Kellock Brown, 501
  • - City and Guilds of London Institute, Department of Technology, Programme 1917, 18, 101
  • - C.M.U.A. Handbook, F. G. Bristow, 257
  • - Concrete—Plain and Reinforced, Dr. F. W. Taylor and S. E. Thompson, 101
  • - Continuous Current Motors and Control Apparatus, A. P. May cock, 501
  • - Contribucion al Estudio de las Ciencias Fisicas y Matematicas, andc., XVIII., XIX., XX., 501
  • - Correction Tables for Thermodynamic Efficiency, C. H. Naylor, 101
  • - Cours de Geometrie Pure et Appliquee de I’dcole Polytechnique, M. d’Ocagne, 101
  • - Critique des Propulseurs, Paul Popovatz, 140
  • - Cycling Manual, 15, 501
  • - Design and Construction of Industrial Buildings, Maurice Kahn, 257, 267
  • - Design of Railway Location, C. C. Williams, 101
  • - Diesel Engine Design, E. M. Rose, 267
  • - Electrical Engineering, Principles and Practice of, Alexander Gray, 297
  • - Electrical Measurements, F. A. Laws, 297
  • - Elements of Coal Mining, D. Burns, 234
  • - Explosives, A Short Account of, A. Marshall, 267, 341
  • - Farming by Motor, 80
  • - Flying Book, W. L. Wade, 15
  • - Founder’s Manual, D. W. Payne, 297
  • - GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, MEMOIRS OF THE :
  • -- “Geology of the South Wales Coalfield,” Part IV.; “ Country Around Pontypridd and Maesteg,” Dr. Aubrey Strahan and Others, 501
  • - Gold Deposits of the Rand, C. B. Horwood, 257
  • - Graphic Statics, The Elements of, E. H. Sprague, 32
  • - Hawkins’ Electrical Guide, 257
  • - Heat Drop Tables—Absolute Pressures, H. Moss and Professor H. L. Callendar, 101
  • - Heat Drop Tables—H.P. Gauge Pressures, andc., Herbert Moss and Professor H. L. Callendar, 501
  • - How to Make Railways Pay for the War, Roy Horniman, 32
  • - Hydraulics, Treatise on, Mansfield Merriman, 59
  • - Indicator Handbook, Part II., 80
  • - Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January- May, 1917, 234
  • - Interpreters, The, George Ince, 234
  • - Journal of the Institute of Metals, 123
  • - Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, 123
  • - Kelly’s Directory of the Engineers and Iron, Metal and Electrical Trades, 80
  • - Laws of Physical Science, E. F. Northrup, 234
  • - Les Etablissements d’Artillerie Beiges Pendant la Guerre, Willy Breton, 234
  • - Logarithms for Beginners, C. N. Pickworth, 80
  • - Materials of Engineering, Text-book of the, H. F. Moore, 501
  • - Metallurgical Analysis, Methods in, C. H. White, 501
  • - Modern Underpinning, Lazarus White and Edmund E. Prentis, Jun., 501
  • - Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book, 1917, W. C. Bersey and A. Dorey, 267
  • - Munition Workers’ Handbook, Ernest Pull, 234
  • - Oils, Fats, and Waxes, P. J. Fryer and F. E. Weston, 234
  • - Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems, S. T. Harding, 257
  • - Organisation of Thought, A. N. Whitehead, 15
  • - Power Wiring Diagrams, A. T. Dover, 501
  • - Preservation of Wood, A. J. Wallis-Tayler, 267, 341
  • - Proceedings, Engineering Association of N.S.W., 297
  • - Proceedings of the Incorporated Municipal Electrical Association, 1917, 267
  • - Programme of the City and Guilds Technical College, Finsbury, 80
  • - Prospectus of University Courses in the Municipal School of Technology, Manchester, 80
  • - Quantitative Analysis, Principles of, W. C. Beasdale, 501
  • - Records of Railway Interest in the War, Part IV., 59
  • - Refrigeration, The Elements of, A. M. Greene, Jun., 501
  • - Registration and Publication of Directors Names, H. W. Jordan, 257
  • - Royal Ontario Nickel Commission, 234
  • - Science and Industry, R. T. Glazebrook, 59

LITERATURE (continued):

  • Books Received (continued):
  • - Scientific Treatise on Smoke Abatement, H. Hamilton, 101
  • - Smoley’s Parallel Tables of Slopes and Rises, C. K. Smoley, 297
  • - Steam Turbines, J. A. Moyer, 59
  • - Street Railways’ Fares, D. C. Jackson and D. J. McGarth, 297
  • - Theory of the Submarine Telegraph and Telephone Cable, H. W. Malcolm, 234
  • - Trade of To-morrow, E. J. P. Benn, 101
  • - United States Artillery Ammunition, Ethan Viall, 234
  • - UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR : BUREAU OF MINES :
  • -- Annual Report of Director of Bureau of Mines to Secretary of the Interior to June 30th, 1916, 15
  • - Bulletins :
  • -- 147, Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining, J. W. Thompson, 140
  • -- 95, Magnetic and Other Properties of Iron- Aluminium Alloys Melted in Vacuo, Trygve D. Yensen and W. A. Gatward, 101
  • -- 128, Refining and Utilisation of Georgia Kaolins, Ira E. Sproat, 80
  • -- 124, Sandstone Quarrying in the United States, O. Bowles, 140
  • - Miners' Circular :
  • -- 23, Elementary First Aid for the Miner, W. A. Lignott and D. Harrington, 15
  • -- Monthly Statements of Coal Mine Fatalities in the United States, by Albert H. Fay, September and October, 1916, 15
  • -- Coal Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1916, A. H. Fay, 80
  • -- January, February and March, 1917, 140
  • - Technical Papers :
  • -- 164, Accidents at Metallurgical Works in the United States, 1915, A. H. Fay, 15
  • -- 106, Asphyxiation from Blast-furnace Gas, F. H. Willcox, 140
  • -- 137, Combustion in the Fuel Bed of Hand- fired Furnaces, H. Kreisenger and Others, 80
  • -- 150, Inflammability of Mixtures of Mine Gas and Industrial Gases with Air, G. Burrell and A. W. Gauger, 140
  • -- 153, Injurious Dusts in Steel Works, J. A. Watkins, 140
  • -- 168, Metal Mine Accidents in the United States in 1915, A. H. Fay, 80
  • -- 166, Motor Gasoline, Properties, Testing, andc., E. W. Dean, 140
  • -- 143, Ores of Copper, Lead, Gold and Silver, C. H. Fulton, 140
  • -- 140, Primary Volatile Products of the Carbonisation of Coal, Guy B. Taylor and H. C. Porter, 140
  • -- 132, Underground Latrines for Mines, J. H. White, 15
  • -- 142, Vapour Pressures of Various Compounds at Low Temperatures, G.- A. Burrell and I. W. Robertson, 15
  • - Universal Directory of Railway Officials 1917, S. R. Blundstone, 234
  • - Watt and the Steam Age, J. W. Grant, 234
  • - What Germany is Fighting for, Sir C. Waldstein, 32
  • - Wonder Book of the Navy, H. Golding, 234
  • - Year Book of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1917, 257
  • LOCOMOTIVES—see Railway Locomotives
  • London County Council Tramways, 58
  • Longitudinal Sleepers for Railways and Tramways, Signor Olindo Valeri, 29
  • Losses of Ships—see Ships
  • Louis, Professor Henry, on Economics of Coal, 524
  • Louis, Professor Henry, on Iron Ore, 493
  • Lovell, R. G., on Coal Concreted from Dusts or Ashes, 126
  • Low Temperature Carbonisation from the Gasworks Standpoint, 423

M

  • McGREGOR, S. W. B., on the Commercial Aspect of Engineering in China, 360

MACHINE TOOLS :

  • - (See also Works)
  • - Bevel Gear Generating Machine, Smith and Coventry, 82
  • - Boring, Milling and Drilling Machine, Geo. Richards and Co., Limited, 118, 120
  • - Gun Lathe, 15in. Motor-driven, John Hetherington and Sons, Limited, 213, 214
  • - Internal Cylinder Grinding Machine, Churchill Machine Tool Company, 320
  • - Plain Horizontal Milling Machines, 42in., Smith and Coventry, 102
  • - Press, 250-Ton Friction Screw, J. Rhodes and Sons, Limited, 43
  • - Screw-cutting Device, J. D. Carver, 18
  • - Surfacing, Boring, Milling and Drilling Machine, Combined, Pearn-Richards, 118, 120
  • - Taper-turning Sliding Lathe, 9in., H. F. Atkins, 43
  • - Tool Works at Timperley, Smith and Coventry, 470, 474
  • MACHINERY, Naval—see Ships, also Engines
  • Machinery Trade after the War, 248
  • McLarty, F. M., on Attachment of Spindles to Forged Steel Valves, 153
  • Magnesite, Californian, 103
  • Manchester Stbam Users’ Association, Annual Report, C. E. Stromeyer, 496
  • Manufacture of Hardened Thread Gauges, G. Doorakkers, 263, 290, 308, 354, 355, 390
  • Manufacturers and Standards, 317
  • Marine Engines—see Engines
  • Marquis, F. W., on the Uniflow Engine for Road Vehicles, 276 ; (Letters), 333, 360, 384
  • Measurement of Temperature, 432
  • Mechanical Arms for Maimed Soldiers, E W Hobbs, 334, 335, 351, 376
  • Mechanics’ Institution, Great Western Railway, at Swindon, 321
  • Mechanism for Signals—see Railways
  • Metal, Electrolytic Corrosion of, by Sea Water, 260
  • Metal Turnings and Borings, Briquetting, Debate at Manchester Association, 525
  • Metals, Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on, Professor Zay Jeffries, 275
  • Metals, Furnaces for the Heat Treatment of, J. Wright and Co., 146, 147
  • Metals, Institute of—see Associations, andc.
  • Metallurgy of Copper—see Copper
  • Methane-Air Mixtures, Explosibility of, 215
  • Mexico, Engineering Enterprise in, 167
  • Mid-Scotland Ship Canal Schemes, 465, 538, 558 (Two-page Supplement, December 28th, 1917)
  • Military Power—see War and War Matters
  • Mill, 20in. Bar, Electrically-driven, General Electric Company, 191
  • Milling Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Mine Car—see Automatic
  • Mineral Oil Resources of the British Empire, Professor J. S. S. Brame, 412
  • Miners—see Labour
  • Mines, German Naval, 227
  • Mining, Coal and Tin, in British Malaya, 63
  • Ministry of Munitions, 13
  • Ministry of Munitions : Agricultural Machinery Department, 45
  • Ministry of Munitions : Munitions Council, 171
  • Ministry of Munitions : Munitions Inventions Department, 535, 543
  • Ministry of Munitions Orders, 123, 192, 197, 219, 279, 547
  • - Blast-furnaces Dust, 123
  • - Calcium Carbide, 279
  • - Chrome Ore, 219
  • - Coal Tar, 219
  • - Crude Benzol, Crude Naphtha and Light Oils, 219
  • - Lead, 219
  • - Prices of Steel and Wrought Iron Scrap, 197
  • - Road Stone Quarries, 123
  • - Shell Discard and Electrically-made Steel, 547
  • - Tap Cinder, Mill Cinder, Flue Cinder and Scale, 547
  • - Tin-plates and Terneplates, 192
  • - Women Engineers, 279
  • MONITOR—see Ships
  • Morley, H. W., on the Uniflow Engine, 455

MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTOR MATTERS :

  • - Air Heater for Motor Car Carburetters, Brown Brothers, Limited, 480
  • - Coal Gas for Motor Vehicles, 226
  • - Conversion of Ford Cars into Commercial Vehicles, 8
  • - Gas-driven Motor Vehicles, 178
  • -Technical Committee of the Motor Industries, 66
  • MUNITIONS Works, Canteens at, 268, 269

N

  • NAVAL Matters—see Ships
  • Naval Notes, 367, 413, 458, 504, 545
  • - Austro-Hungarian Navy, 545
  • - Destroyer Raid on Trieste, 545
  • - Destroyer versus Submarine, 504
  • - Drake, H.M., Armoured Cruiser, Torpedoed, 367
  • - Electrically-controlled Boats, 458
  • - German and Austrian Navies, Revolutionary Movements, 367
  • - German Auxiliary Cruiser Marie Sunk, 413
  • - German Electrically Controlled Boat, 413
  • - German Naval Gunnery, 504
  • - German Raider Seeadler, End of, 367
  • - Germany’s New Ships with Old Names, 367
  • - Historic Order, 505
  • - Mine Layers, 459
  • - Mr. Daniels’ Annual Report, 545
  • - Naval Action in the Gulf of Riga, 367
  • - Navy for Indo-China, 504
  • - Old Vessels on Active Service, 458
  • - Orama, H.M.S., Torpedoed, 413
  • - Swedish Battleships, 459
  • - Swedish New Battleship Sverige, 413
  • - U.S.S. Jacob Jones, 545
  • N.S.W. REPATRIATION Scheme, 336
  • New Zealand Suspension Bridge—see Bridges
  • Nickel Deposits and Industry of Ontario, 210, 232
  • Nitrogen, Atmospheric, Abstracts of Papers at Society of Chemical Industry, 93
  • Nitrogen Compounds, Synthetic, 155
  • Nitrogen Problem, 472

O OBITUARY:

  • - Arkwright, Bernard, 319
  • - Baines, William Newbold, 437
  • - Buchanan, James, 477
  • - Butler, James Ryder, 190
  • - Denny, Peter, 455
  • - Duddell, William Du Bois, 411 ; (Letter), 428
  • - Griggs, William J., 7
  • - Hawksley, Charles (Portrait), 492
  • - Holland, General, 7
  • - Latham, Charles, 297
  • - Matheson, Ewing, 523 ; (Correction), 550
  • - Merryweather, James Compton, 477
  • - Ritchie, Henry, 201
  • - Sidney, Lieutenant L. P., 455
  • - Simon, Captain Harry, 225
  • - Sykes, William Robert (Portrait), 319
  • - Westmacott, Percy, 225
  • OIL-FIRED Case Hardening Furnace, Monometer Manufacturing Company, 570
  • Omnibus, Gas-driven, for Edinburgh, 226
  • Ontario, Nickel Deposits and Industry of, 210, 232
  • Ore, New Method for Discharging, 193
  • Ore Shipping Pier on Lake Superior, 257
  • Organisation and Efficiency, 144
  • Oxide of Zinc, G. C. Stone, 418
  • Oxy-acetylene—see Welding

P

  • PARIS, The Protection of, Against Floods, 16
  • Patent Law Reform, 521 ; (Letters), 537, 556
  • Patent Law Reform, Dr. F. W. Hay, 435 ; (Letter), 481
  • Patent Laws, Reform of the, V. A. B. Hughes, 425
  • Patent Rights, Acquisition of, 24, 46, 68, 88, 110, 132, 154, 176, 198, 220, 240, 262, 284, 306, 328, 350, 374, 398, 420, 442, 464, 486, 510, 532, 552, 572 ; (Letter), 384

PATENT SPECIFICATIONS:

  • British :
  • - Aeronautics, 46, 67, 131, 306, 373, 397, 441, 485
  • - Batteries and Accumulators, 571
  • - Building, 398
  • - Condensers and Feed-water Heaters, 45, 87, 531, 551
  • - Cranes and Conveyors, 262, 327
  • - Crushing and Grinding, 350
  • - Dynamos and Motors, 23, 67, 131, 198, 219, 239, 283, 327, 349, 373, 419, 464, 551
  • - Engines, Internal Combustion, 23, 45, 67, 87, 131, 153, 175, 197, 219, 261, 283, 305, 327, 349, 373, 397, 419, 441, 464, 485, 509, 531, 551, 571
  • - Engines, Steam, 153, 261, 327, 463
  • - Gas Producers, 131, 349
  • - Lighting and Heating, 24, 110, 154, 176, 240, 283, 305, 398, 571
  • - Locomotives, 45, 349, 464, 552
  • - Machine Tools and Shop Appliances, 23, 68, 88, 110, 175, 220, 239, 262, 283, 306, 328, 375, 398, 485, 509, 532, 551, 571
  • - Measuring and Testing Instruments, 110, 132, 153, 220
  • - Mines and Metals, 46, 197, 350, 398, 510, 552
  • - Miscellaneous, 24, 46, 68, 88, 110, 132, 176, 198, 220, 240, 284, 328, 350, 374, 398, 420, 442, 464, 486, 510, 532, 572
  • - Motor Cars and Road Traffic, 87, 154, 262, 397, 420, 485, 532, 571
  • - Ordnance and Armour, 67, 88, 220, 373, 419, 485
  • - Pumping and Blowing Machinery, 109, 131, 220, 239, 374, 441, 509, 531
  • - Refrigerating Machinery, 349
  • - Ships and Boats, 68, 239, 262, 328, 420, 572
  • - Steam Generators, 23, 45, 109, 239, 261, 305, 327, 397, 463, 485
  • - Switchgear, 109
  • - Telegraphs and Telephones, 131, 153
  • - Textile Machinery, 240
  • - Tramways and Railways, 283
  • - Transformers, 67, 283, 441, 509
  • - Transmission of Power, 23, 87, 109, 131, 154, 198, 262, 306, 419, 441, 464, 571
  • - Turbine Machinery, 87, 197, 463, 531, 551
  • - Water Purification, 306
  • PAY of Foremen and Shop Managers, 425
  • Pease, A. F., on the Position of the Coal Mining Industry, 373
  • Peat, The Utilisation of, 109
  • Personal and Business Announcements, 24, 45, 66, 88, 110, 132, 152, 196, 238, 260, 304, 350, 374, 393, 419, 464, 486, 508, 552
  • Petrol Gauze, 462
  • Petrol Tractor on the Farm, 298
  • Pipe Thread Tap Heads, 270
  • Ploughing Tractor, F. R. Simms, 183, 184
  • Plug Extractor for Shells, M. Glover and Co., 7
  • Plymouth as a Commercial Port, 224
  • Pneumatic Ash-handling Plant, Ed. Bennis and Co., 103
  • Poland, The Industries of, 14
  • Port, A New, in Colombia, 425 ; (Letter), 556
  • Potash from Brine Water, 540—see also American Engineering News
  • Practice in Bridge and Girder Yards—see Bridges
  • Presses—see Machine Tools
  • Prisoners of War, British, and their Studies, 123
  • Production and Preparation of Raw Rubber, 399, 421, 444, 467
  • Profits—see Excess Profits
  • Progress in the Metallurgy of Copper—see Copper
  • Pumping, Air-lift, C. Anthony, 526 ; (Letter), 556
  • Pumping, Air-lift, Professor A. H. Jameson, 526
  • Pumping, Air-lift, A. W. Purchas, 446
  • Pumps, Air, Committee’s Report, Experimental Plant, 557
  • Pumps, Electrically-driven Hydraulic, Automatic Control of, A. Towler, 480
  • Purchas, A. W., on Air-lift Pumping, 446
  • Push-button Hoists—see Coal
  • Pyrometers and Pyrometry, 393, 402, 424

Q

  • QUALITY of Hardness, 295
  • Quarries—see Ministry of Munitions
  • Quebec Bridge—see Bridges

R RAILWAYS & RAILWAY MATTERS

  • General:
  • - Aero-steam Railway Traction, Pierre Guedon, 425
  • - Ambulance Trains for the Continent, Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Works, 358 (Two-page Supplement, October 26th, 1917)
  • - Automatic Train Control, W. R. Sykes Signal Interlocking Company, 50
  • - Battery-operated Railway Signals, 124
  • - Brake, Westinghouse or Vacuum, Automatic Train Control for, 50
  • - Career Offered by Engineers’ Department of a British Railway, 113
  • - Electrification of Main Line Railways, 563
  • - Longitudinal Sleepers for Railways and Tramways, Signor O. Valeri, 29
  • - Narrow-gauge Self-discharging Wagons for Burma Mines Railway, Blake Boiler, Wagon and Engineering Company, 478
  • - Nine Months’ Railway Accidents, 297
  • - Railwaymen, Labour Questions—see Labour
  • - Railway Men’s Societies, 215

RAILWAYS AND RAILWAY MATTERS (continued):

  • British, Colonial and Indian :
  • - Australian Transcontinental Railway, 356, 362 ; (Paragraph), 384
  • - Burma Mines Railway Wagons, Blake Boiler, Wagon and Engineering Company, 478
  • - Co-ordination Among Welsh Railways, 189 Future of British Railways, 475, 513, 535, 565
  • - Future of Canadian Railways, 71, 79
  • - Great Eastern Railway System of Automatic Train Control, 50
  • - Great Western Railway Mechanics’ Institution at Swindon, 321
  • - Mansfield Railway, 401, 408
  • - New South Wales Railways, 477
  • - North-Eastern Railway Transport of Heavy Castings, 413
  • - Railway Accidents in 1916, 169
  • - Ratho Railway Accident, 63
  • - South African Railways and Harbours, 261
  • - Sudan Railways in 1916, 419
  • - Sydney, City and Suburban Electric Railways of, 144
  • Foreign:
  • - American Railways and the War, 357
  • - Panama, Light Railway Building in, 314
  • - Peru, Railway Construction in, 67
  • - Virginian Railway, 312, 316

RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES:

  • General:
  • - Heating Surface of Boilers for Locomotives, 45
  • - Locomotive Coaling Plant at Carlisle, 12, 18
  • - Shrinkage Allowance for Locomotive Tires, E. L. Ahrons, 263
  • British, Colonial, and Indian :
  • - Great Northern Railway, Conversion of Compound Engines, 542, 547
  • - London and North-Western Railway, Locomotive Coaling Plant at Carlisle, 12, 18
  • - North-Eastern Railway, Locomotive Performance, 200, 224
  • - South-Eastern and Chatham Railway, New Locomotives on the, 287, 294 ; (Letter), 323 ; (Correction), 326 (Two-page Supplement, October 5th, 1917)
  • - Types of Irish Locomotives, E. L. Ahrons, 162 ; (Letter), 184
  • Foreign
  • - American Locomotives for the American Forces in France, 458
  • - French Railways, Conversion of Singleexpansion to Compound Engines, 511 (Two- page Supplement, December 14th, 1917)
  • - P.L.M. Locomotive Conversion—see French Railway Engines
  • - Paris-Orleans Railway, British-built Tank Locomotives for, 43 (Two-page Supplement, July 13th, 1917)
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad Heavy Single-phase Electric Locomotive, 175
  • - United States Southern Railway Eight- coupled Passenger Locomotives, 167

RANDOM REFLECTIONS:

  • - 318, 340, 364, 388, 410, 432, 454, 476, 500, 522, 544, 564 (see Special Index)
  • RARER Key Minerals, S. J. Johnstone, 457
  • Rastrick, John U., Drawing by, 81 ; (Letters), 118, 228, 248, 279
  • Reconstruction and Foreign Languages, 493
  • Reeves, A. W., and C. Kimber on Fuse Inspection, 52
  • Reform, Patent Law, 521 ; (Letter), 537
  • Reform, Patent Law, Dr. F. W. Hay, 435 ; (Letter), 481
  • Reform of the Patent Laws, V. A. B. Hughes, 425
  • Refractories, Papers at the Glasgow Meeting of Ceramic Society, 291
  • Regenerator and Hot Air Engine of 1816, Stirling’s, 516, 517 ; Stirling’s Specification, 567; (Letter), 537
  • Reinforced Concrete—see Concrete
  • Research, Scientific and Industrial Report, 179, 206, 209, 226, 253, 269, 344
  • River Diversion at Hanworth Park, 366
  • Road Sweeping and Loading Machine, F. Walters and Co., 96
  • Road Vehicles, The Uniflow Engine for, F. W. Marquis, 276
  • Roads, Concrete, Report to Roads Improvement Association, H. P. Boulnois, 73
  • Roads of Sheffield, 368
  • Rogers, Dr. F., on the Acid Open-hearth Process, 276, 297
  • Roller-welding, Tube, Machine, Hollings and Guest, Limited, 524
  • Rosario Docks, Improvements, 292
  • Rouen, The Port of, 459
  • Rowe, W. T., on Alcohol as a Source of Power. 471
  • Rubber, Raw, The Production and Preparation of, 399, 421, 444, 467

S

  • SAMPLING—see Coal
  • Sand Washer, Portable Filter Bed, Hunter and English, Limited, 44
  • Sankey, Captain H. Riall, on Heat Engines, 489
  • Sawing Machine, Vertical Band, T. Robinson and Son, Limited, 412
  • Science, Application of, to Agriculture, 412
  • Science, Applied, What the Empire Owes to, 351
  • Science and its Functions, A. A. Campbell Swinton, 447, 476
  • Scientific and Industrial Research, Committee’s Report, 179, 206, 209, 226, 253, 269, 344
  • Scientific Institutes and Industrial Requirements, 274 ; (Letter), 323
  • Scotland, Canal—see Mid-Scotland
  • Scotland, Trade Education in, 289
  • Scrap, Brass, 118
  • Screwing Machines-—see Machine Tools
  • Sections, Approved British Standard, 567
  • Sewage Purification, E. Ardern, 94
  • Shafts, Loaded, Critical Speeds of, W. M. Wallace, 246
  • Shaw, Clark H., Cement Joints for Cast Iron Water Mains, 32
  • Sheffield, The Roads of, 368
  • Shells, Plug Extractor for, M. Glover and Co., 7
  • Ship Canal—see Canal

SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDING:

  • General:
  • - American Shipbuilding Developments, 261
  • - America’s Shipbuilding Problems, 165
  • - Device for Raising Sunken Ships, W. D. Sisson, 386, 389
  • - Electrically-controlled Motor Boats, 425
  • - Government as Shipbuilders, 256
  • - Losses of Ships and Submarines, 556
  • - Marine Engines—see Engines
  • - New National Shipyards, 458
  • - Reinforced Concrete Arched Keel Block, Ayrshire Dockyard Company, Limited, 345
  • - Reinforced Concrete Shipbuilding in Norway, 520, 524
  • - Ships and More Ships, 410
  • - Standardised British Merchant Ships, 267, 272, 273
  • - United States, Shipping and Shipbuilding in the, 317
  • British Navy:
  • - Ariadne, Loss of H.M. Protected Cruiser, 102
  • - Submarine Chasers for the British Navy, American-built, 139
  • - Vanguard Disaster, 57
  • Naval Matters:
  • - Admiralty Appeal to Workers, 51
  • - American Inventors Attack the Anti- Submarine Problem, 550
  • - Apotheosis of the Destroyer, 499
  • - Cycle in Naval Architecture, 431
  • - Development of Machinery in the United States Navy, Captain C. W. Dyson, 170, 190, 211
  • - Electric Drive for Warships, 228
  • - First Lord’s Statement, 409
  • - German Naval Mines, 227
  • - Gunboats and Baghdad, 274
  • - Losses of Ships and Submarines, 556
  • - Monitor, Revival of the, 133 ; (Letters), 161, 184
  • - Naval Dry Dock at Norfolk, U.S.A., 101
  • - Naval Power-boat Construction in America, 139
  • - Our Naval Strategy, 143
  • - Submarine and Kindred Problems, 329, 550
  • - Submarine War ; The Latest Phase, 231
  • Foreign Navies:
  • - American Naval Programme, The New, 380
  • - American Navy and Mercantile Marine, 256
  • - German Battle Cruiser Graf von Spee, 246
  • - Italian Submarine Chasers, 566 Submarine Chasers, American, 139
  • - United States Cruisers, Turbine Electric Equipment, W. L. R. Emmett, 228
  • Mercantile and Miscellaneous Vessels:
  • - American Navy and Mercantile Marine, 256
  • - American Wooden Steamships, 332
  • - Fire and Salvage Boat for Elswick, 503
  • - Steamboat, An Early, 81; (Letters), 118, 228, 248, 279, 323
  • SHOCK Tests, Experiments, andc., Georges Charpy and A. Cornu-Thenard, 244, 265
  • Shrinkage of Tires—see Railway Locomotives
  • Signals—see Railways
  • Silk, Artificial, T. P. Wilson, 94
  • Simple Calculations of Circular Arcs, 114
  • Six-Ton Steam Wagon, Atkinson and Co., 494
  • Sleepers—see Railways
  • Soap Films, Use of, in Solving Torsion Problems, A. A. Griffith and G. I. Taylor, 536, 543, 546
  • Societies—see Associations
  • Soda Concentration Plant, Mirrlees, Watson Company, Limited, 34, 44
  • Soldiers, Maimed, Mechanical Arms for, E. W. Hobbs, 334, 335, 351, 376
  • South Africa, Irrigation Projects in, 169
  • South African Railways and Harbours, 261
  • South American Engineering Markets, 348
  • South American Machine Belting Market, 531
  • Speeds, Critical, of Loaded Shafts, W. M. Wallace, 246
  • Spindles, Attachment of, to Forged Steel Valves, F. M. McLarty, Jun., 153
  • Standard Sections, Approved British, 567
  • Standard Ships—see Ships
  • Standardisation of Electrical Machinery, 319
  • Standardisation of Engines—see Engines
  • Standards, Manufacturers and, 317
  • Steam Generation, The Use of Waste Gases for, J. B. C. Kershaw, 27
  • Steam-Hydraulic Intensifier, Inverted, Davy Brothers, Limited, 366
  • Steam, The Latent Heat of, F. B. Aspinall, 3, 25, 47, 58 ; (Letters), 162, 184
  • Steam Wagon, Six-Ton, Atkinson and Co., 494
  • Steel—see Iron and Steel
  • Stirling’s Air Engine—see Engines
  • Stone, G. C., on Oxide of Zinc, 418
  • Strikes—see Labour
  • Stromeyer, C. E., on the Action of Caustic Liquors on Steel Plates, 496
  • Submarines—see Ships
  • Submarine Tunnel at Boston, U.S.A., 230, 234, 235
  • Substitutes in Germany, 509
  • Sugar Machinery for Argentina, 171
  • Surfacing Machines—see Machine Tools
  • Suspension Bridges—see Bridges
  • Swinton, A. A. Campbell, on Science and its Functions, 447, 476
  • Synthetic Nitrogen Compounds, 155

T

  • TASMANIAN Great Lake Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, 69, 78 (Two-page Supplement, July 27th, 1917)
  • Taxation of Stock Values, 57
  • Telephone Engineering Progress, 201
  • Temperature, Measurement of, 432
  • Testing Department of the Fiat Company, Turin, 504
  • Testing—see also Impact
  • Thermostat, High Temperature, Further Notes on, J. L. Haughton and D. Hanson, 275, 322
  • Tin and Wolfram, Trengganu’s Supplies of, 297
  • Tin-plates, andc.—see Ministry of Munitions
  • Tires—see Railway Locomotives
  • Tools—see Machine Tools and also Works
  • Torsion Problems, Use of Soap Films in Solving, A. A. Griffith and G. I. Taylor, 536, 543, 546
  • Towler, Alfred, on the Automatic Control of Electrically-driven Hydraulic Pumps, 480
  • Towns, H. L., on Welding with Application to Automobile Engineering, 125, 147
  • Traction Engine, J. Boydell, 111
  • Tractor, Chain-Track, Evolution of the, 111, 134, 135, 156, 181, 202, 208, 221, 241, 250; (Letter), 184
  • Tractor, Pedrail, B. J. Diplock, 181, 223
  • Tractor, Small Agricultural, Design of, A. E. L. Chorlton, 545
  • Tractor, The Petrol, on the Farm, 298
  • Tractors and Haulers, British Agricultural, 512, 533, 553, 562
  • Trade Education in Scotland, 289
  • Trade, Machinery, after the War, 248
  • Trade between the United Kingdom and Canada, 118
  • Trade after the War—see Danger of Letting Things Slide
  • Training of Aeronautical Engineers—see Aeronautics
  • Training of Engineers, 379
  • Trains—see Railways
  • Tramways, Glasgow Corporation, 122
  • Tramways, London County Council, 58
  • Transmission of Concrete by Air and Steam 159, 164
  • Transporting a Heavy Casting, 413
  • Trengganu’s Supplies of Tin and Wolfram, 297
  • Trueman Wood Lecture—see Associations, andc., Royal Society of Arts
  • Tube Roller-welding Machine, Hollings and Guest, Limited, 524
  • Tunnel, Submarine, at Boston, U.S.A., 230, 234, 235
  • Turbine Blading, Curtis Rateau, Deterioration of, A. Fenwick, 30, 60
  • Turner, Professor T.<on Hardness and Hardening, 252, 254, 295

U

  • UNIFLOW Engine—see Engines
  • Use of Culm and Other Waste Fuels, J. B C. Kershaw, 307
  • Use of Inland Waterways, 526
  • Use of Soap Films—see Soap
  • Use of Waste Gases for Steam Generation, J. B. C. Kershaw, 27
  • Utilisation of Peat, 109

V

  • VALVES, Forged Steel—see Iron and Steel
  • Vertical Band Saw—see Sawing
  • Victoria Works of Yarrows, Limited, 270
  • Volunteers, County of London Engineer, 24, 45, 68, 87, 110, 132, 152, 176, 196, 218, 239, 248, 284, 305, 328, 350, 374, 397, 419, 442, 464, 486, 510, 527, 552, 570

W

  • WAGES—see Labour
  • Wagon, Six-Ton Steam, Atkinson and Co., 494
  • Wagons, Railway—see Railways
  • Walker, G. B., on By-Product Coking, 509
  • Wallace, W. M., on the Critical Speeds of Loaded Shafts, 246
  • Walmsley, Dr. R. M., and Mr. C. E. Luard, on the Training of Aeronautical Engineers, 6
  • Wans, Oswald, on a Comparison of Working Costs of the Principal Prime Movers, 355, 363, 368, 380, 414 ; (Letter), 384

WAR MATERIAL & WAR MATTERS:

  • - Air Reprisals, 340
  • - American Military Engineers in France, 418
  • - British Steel for Shells, 509
  • - Business of War, 187
  • - Fuse Inspection, A. W. Reeves and Cecil Kimber, 52
  • - German Munitions Supply, 339
  • - Transmission of Military Power, 387
  • WAR, Some Metals and British Industries, 99
  • Washer—see Gas Washer
  • Waste Gases for Steam Generation, The Use of, J. B. C. Kershaw, 27
  • Water Power Supplies of the United Kingdom, 463, 525

WATER SUPPLY:

  • - Cement Joints for Cast Iron Water Maim, Clark H. Shaw, 32
  • - Charges for London Water, 83
  • - Portable Filter Bed Sand Washer, Hunter and English, Limited, 44
  • WELDING with Application to Automobile Engineering, H. L. Towns, 125, 147
  • Welsh Labour, 100
  • West Highlands, Big Water Power Scheme, 463, 525
  • What the Empire Owes to Applied Science, 351
  • Whitley Report, Industry and the, 169
  • Whitley Report—see also Labour
  • Winch, Electric, J. H. Wilson and Co., Limited, 525
  • Wire Manufacture, History of, J. P. Bedson, 334
  • Wolff, Dr. E. B., on Failure of Boiler Plates in Service, and c., 296, 456
  • Women’s Work on Engineering Munitions, Permanent Memorial, 496
  • Working Costs of the Principal Prime Movers, Oswald Wans, 355, 363, 368, 380, 414; (Letter), 384

WORKS:

  • - An Aeroplane Works, 257 (Two-page Supplement, September 2\st, 1917)
  • - Elswick Works, Fire and Salvage Boat for, 503
  • - Empress Electrical Works, Huddersfield, E. Brook, 342
  • - Smith and Coventry’s New Tool Works, 470 474
  • - Victoria Works, Yarrows, Limited, 270
  • WORKSHOPS, Air Heater for, J. Boyd and Sons, 503
  • W.R. Combustion Indicator (Correction), 19

Y

  • YARROWS, Limited, Victoria Works, 270

Z

  • ZEPPELINS—see Aeronautics
  • Zimmer, G. F., on Coal and Ash Plant at Osaka Electric Works, Babcock and Wilcox, Limited, 115
  • Zinc, Oxide of, G. C. Stone, 418

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