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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Ed. by L. Herbert (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Ed. by L. Herbert (Paperback): Luke Hebert

The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Ed. by L. Herbert (Paperback)

Luke Hebert

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ... sunk below the level of the flue of the furnace, which fke beiBg thus left exposed to a dry temperature of high elevation gave way near to, the flange a. In order to get at this damaged part of the flue, it was necessary to lift off the steam-chamber a, and for this purpose to undo the joints bJ c, d, and e. To renovate the flue was an easy matter, but not so, to restore the joints all at once to the state in which they previously were. The cement with which they were resecnred would have required a week at least to harden properly; but it was as yet scarce twelve hours' old when, the engine started to perform the task assigned to it. As might have heexi naturally expected, the joints yielded to the high temperature (300) to which they were-exposed, the steam began to escape at all points, and the efficiency of the engine was for the time and occasion at an end. "The impartial reader will see nothing in any part of these mischances tending in the least to discredit the principle on which ' The Novelty' is constructed. It was not the peculiarity of that principle 'which caused either the defective feed-pipe to go wrong, of the unduly-exposed flue to crack, or the green joints to give way. Tlte principle worked admirably as long as every part of the machinery stood firm, and had fair play; nor can a doubt be reasonably entertained, that had the engine been previously proved (as cannon and muskets are proved), aim been kept in good working order, it woulkl, upon the trial for a continuance have fully realised the expectations which its previous performances had excited. The grand point on which its superiority depeiids had already been fully established, Batuely, that it can generate a greater quantity of steam in a given time than was ever...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Luke Hebert
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8270-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4589-8270-X
Barcode: 9781458982704

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