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Engineering Volume 24 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,744
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Engineering Volume 24 (Paperback): Design Council
Engineering Volume 24 (Paperback): Design Council

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Engineering Volume 24 (Paperback)

Design Council

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 Excerpt: ...a total loss. Bad results sometimes accrued with long-burnt coke owing to a want of sufficient gas in the coal to burn the coke properly. Altogether there was great doubt as to the chemical composition which it was roost advisable that coal should possess to give good results in coking. Next Mr. Martin inquired whether the yield of coke was affected by the utilisation of the waste heat in the manner described in this paper, and Mr. Steavenson in replying on the discussion stated that if the draught was properly regulated there was no loss from this cause. Aa regarded the Appolt coke ovens they had not given good results iu this country, owing to the coke having to be watered outside. In conclusion the President remarked that coke making, although apparently a very simple operation, was really not so, and a vote of thanks being passed to Mr. Steavenson for his interesting paper, the meeting was adjourned until the following day. The Swing Bridge, Newcastle. In the afternoon of AVednesday two excursions had been arranged, one by steamer first up and then down the Tyne to examine the works being carried out by the Tyne Commissioners, and the other, also by steamer, down the Tyne to visit the shipbuilding works of Messrs. Leslie and Sons, and Messrs. C. Mitchell and Co.; Messrs. Forster, Blackett, and Wilson's Lead Works; the Tyne Plate Glass Works; the Yarrow Chemical Works; the Tharsis Sulphur and Copper Works; Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Works; and the Wallsend Slipway Company's Works;.all of which had been kiudly thrown open to the members of the Institute. Obviously, however, it was impossible to go through all these works seriatim, and the members had therefore to select individually the works there was time to visit. For the excursions above-mentioned...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Design Council
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 45mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 900
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-29133-2
Barcode: 9781236291332
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-29133-6

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