A Short History of Naval and Marine Engineering

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Contents

The birth of the steam boat
1
Early progress of steam navigation
16
Pioneer transatlantic steamships
33
Steam menofwar
49
The introduction of screw propulsion
64
Archimedes Rattler versus Alecto
70
Naval officers and steam
82
Iron ships for mercantile purposes page
95
Boiler practice and progress
189
Introduction of auxiliary machinery I
204
Introduction of auxiliary machinery II
220
PI IX facing page 247 for ENGINE read ENGINES
230
Tripleexpansion engines and watertube
238
TripleExpansion Engines of Campania
248
Machinery of torpedo craft
255
The introduction of the Parsons steam
271

Great Eastern laying Atlantic cable
110
Early iron warships
111
Nemesis H M S Birkenhead
118
Low pressure marine boilers
125
Types of marine engines
142
Steam and sail from 1860 to 1870
160
The marine compound engine
174
John Elder Charles Sells Charles Benjamin Normand Benjamin Franklin Isherwood
178
Page 112 line 29 for PI V read PI VI
181
Compound Engine of H M S Constance
183
Sir Charles Parsons Auguste Rateau
272
Steam turbines and transmission gear
288
Steam machinery from 1919 to 1937
310
Geared Steam Turbines of H M S Diomede
319
The marine internal combustion engine
324
Rudolph Diesel Herbert Akroyd Stuart
327
Diesel Engines of French Submarines
331
Oil Engine of M V Stirling Castle
335
Marine engineering and the nation
340
Index
361

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