A Short History of Naval and Marine Engineering

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Contents

Early progress of steam navigation
16
Pioneer transatlantic steamships
33
Steam menofwar
49
The introduction of screw propulsion
63
Naval officers and steam
82
Iron ships for mercantile purposes page
95
Early iron warships
111
Low pressure marine boilers
125
Boiler practice and progress
189
Introduction of auxiliary machinery I
204
page
212
Pl IX facing page 247 for ENGINE read ENGINES
230
Tripleexpansion engines and watertube
238
Machinery of torpedo craft
254
The introduction of the Parsons steam
271
Steam turbines and transmission gear
288

Types of marine engines
142
Steam and sail from 1860 to 1870
160
The marine compound engine
174
Page 112 line 29 for Pl V read Pl VI
181
Steam machinery from 1919 to 1937
303
Marine engineering and the nation
340
Index
361

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