Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 27

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Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1837 - Industrial arts
 

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Contents

Theory of the Universe and reply to the Objections of Opponents By Mr T
41
Stuarts History of the Steam Engine 104 Laird and Oldfields Steam Voyage up the Niger
45
Description of a Hollow Cylindroidal Rail for Railways By J R
49
Defence of Mr Herapath from the Attacks of PhiloDavy and Mr Meredith By Veritas
58
Description of a Machine for covering Copper Wire with thread for ElectroMagnetic
65
Description of an improved Balloon of Caoutchouc Cloth By Lana
71
Description of Lamberts Patent DoubleAction Pump By Mr William Baddeley
81
Descriptive Notice of the Soanean Museum and on the Means of Admission thereto
89
On the Theory of Combustion Rarefaction c By A Y
91
Berry Power Looms April 18
92
On the Velocity of Floating Bodies along
93
Description of an Instrument for dividing Swing Wheels and Pallets By Mr Ben
102
Invention of the Steam Engine
104
Solution of a Cambridge Students Geometrical Problem By O N 102 Remarks on O N s Objections to Mr Evanss Calculation of the Distance travelled
109
Description of the Windmill Pump in Islington Cattle Market By Mr Wm Bad nº deley I
115
Observations on the Application of Expansive
119
Estimate of the Quantity of Water discharged
126
Berry Horseshoe making April 27
127
A and T Dixon Dying April 29
133
Statement of Experiment with Captain Ericssons Patent Propeller
136
Report of the Committee on the London
140
Description of a Hearse and Mourning Coach combined By Mr J R Croft
145
Description of an Hydraulic Weighing Machine By Mr J P Holebrook 148 229
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Description of Davenport and Cooks Electro
159
Description of Mr Wivells Fire Escape By Mr Abrm Wivell
161
On the Fire at St Katherines Docks and Spontaneous Combustion By Mr
169
Oxyhydrogen Light in Turkey
175

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