This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Lincoln being the
contractor. Contract price for large tunnel being $5.72 per lineal
foot and $4.72 per lineal foot for the small tunnel. Both steam and
return pipes are covered with one inch of asbestos-magnesia pipe
covering with a canvas cover which is painted with one coat of red
mineral paint. All fittings are plastered with asbestos cement
mortar. All steam pipes for the various buildings are now accesible
in permanent subways and can readily be repaired if necessary. The
subways have been well adaped to the use that they have been put to
and have proven to be very satisfactory. It is the intention, in
the near future, to place all electric wire on the campus as well
as water, sewer and gas pipes in the tunnels. and such use has
already been made of them. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A TWO CYCLE
GASOLINE MOTOR. BY L. W. CHASE, Instructor in Mechanical
Engineering. Having had quite a little experience with gasoline
engines I contemplated the design and erection of a small motor
during my college course but upon looking the matter up it at once
became evident that the task was entirely too great for one person
to accomplish so the project was given up. However, I learned that
Mr. J. B. Davidson, a classmate, had thoughts of a similar project
so together we commenced the design of a Two Cycle Gasoline Motor
upon which we intended to do thesis work some three years later. It
is from this thesis that most of this article is taken. During the
last semester of 1901-2 the design was completed. For reference
Hiscox's "Gas, Gasoline and Oil Engines"; Stodd: -1.rd's "Gas
Engine Design"; Clerk's "The Gas and Oil Engines"; and E. W.
Robert's "Gas Engine Handbook" were used. During the...
|Country of origin:
University Of Nebraska Society
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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