The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions) [afterw.] Newton's London journal of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Newton

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Pagina 146 - On a new species of Rhinoceros found in the interior of Africa, the Skull of which bears a close resemblance to that found in a fossil state in Siberia and other countries.
Pagina 332 - Tracts on vaults and bridges. Containing observations on the various forms of vaults ; on the taking down and rebuilding London bridge; and on the principles of arches: illustrated by extensive tables of bridges. Also containing the principles of pendent bridges, with reference to the properties of the catenary, applied to the Menai bridge.
Pagina 255 - ... of water. These shelves are piled one over another in the chamber, to the height of five or six feet, cross-bars below each keeping them about an inch asunder, that the gas may have free room to circulate over the surface of the calcareous hydrate. The alembics for generating the chlorine, which are usually nearly spherical, are in some cases made entirely of lead, in others, of two hemispheres joined together in the middle, the upper hemisphere being lead, the under one, cast-iron. The first...
Pagina 292 - John Vallance, of Brighton, Sussex, brewer ; for a method and apparatus for freeing rooms and buildings (whether public or private) from the distressing heat sometimes experienced in them, and of keeping them constantly cool, or of a pleasant temperature, whether they are crowded to excess or empty, and also whether the weather be hot or cold.
Pagina 211 - The animals found in the cave agree in species with those that occur in the diluvian gravel of England, and of great part of the Northern hemisphere ; four of them, the hyaena, elephant, rhinoceros, and hippopotamus, belong to species that are now extinct, and to genera that live exclusively in warm climates, and which are found associated together only in the Southern portions of Africa near the Cape. It is certain from the evidence afforded by the interior of the den (which is of the same kind...
Pagina 216 - Provide pint or quart bottles, which must be perfectly clean, sweet and dry ; draw the milk from the cow into the bottles, and as they are filled, immediately cork them well up, and fasten the corks with pack-thread or wire. Then spread a little straw...
Pagina 132 - Mihi a docto doctore Domandatur causam et rationem quare Opium facit dormire. A quoi respondeo, Quia est in eo Virtus dormitiva, Cujus est natura Sensus assoupire.
Pagina 280 - View of the Progress of Architecture in England, from the Beginning of the Reign of Charles I., to the End of the Seventeenth Century ; and an Appendix of authentic Documents.
Pagina 263 - Universal Technological Dictionary, or Familiar Explanation of the Terms used in all Arts and Sciences; containing Definitions drawn from the original Writers and illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts, 4'c.
Pagina 258 - ... in each column. At the end of two days the distillation is intermitted, and the chamber is laid open. After two hours the workman enters, to introduce the alternate trays, covered with fresh hydrate of lime, and at the same time rakes up thoroughly the half-formed chloride in the others. The door is then secured, and the chamber, after being filled for two days more with chlorine, is again opened, to allow the first set of trays to be removed, and to be replaced by others containing fresh hydrate,...

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