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" ... grates were commonly thought to be an unmixed good, and being generally recommended were usually adopted ; still they might be made too large ; not that their extension affected the quality of combustion, but that the economical evaporative power... "
Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Page 398
by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1853
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 5

Industrial arts - 1854 - 412 pages
...but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 12

Civil engineering - 1853 - 682 pages
...intensity is reduced, as the grate is enlarged, and thus the total efficiency of the firebox-surface, and much more the efficiency per square foot, is not only...firebox-surface, the enlargement of fireboxes should chiefly take place longitudinally, or laterally, and not in both directions, nor vertically : so as to reduce...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 58

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1853 - 538 pages
...combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was alike the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and ”n locomotives, where lightness, compactness, and efficiency, were primary objects, the boilers should...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 5

Industrial arts - 1854 - 412 pages
...but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 5

Industrial arts - 1854 - 414 pages
...but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and ..., Volume 1

Engineering - 1873 - 1082 pages
...combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was alike the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and, in locomotives where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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Appletons' Cyclopędia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

Park Benjamin - Mechanical engineering - 1880 - 1002 pages
...combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was alike the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotive«, where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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Appletons' Cyclopędia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

Park Benjamin - Mechanical engineering - 1880 - 1004 pages
...combustion, but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was alike the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers ; and in locomotives, where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Electronic journals - 1853 - 486 pages
...but that the economical evaporative power might be reduced. Concentrated and rapid combustion was, alike, the true practice for the largest and the smallest boilers; and in locomotives, where lightness, compactness, and efficiency were primary objects, the boilers should...
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