Light Railways at Home and Abroad

C. Griffin, limited, 1899 - 339 pagina's

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Pagina 49 - CONTENTS.— Resolution and Composition of Forces— Work done by Machines and Living Agents — The Mechanical Powers : The Lever ; Derricks as Bent Levers— The Wheel and Axle: Windlass; Ship's Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man...
Pagina 29 - SEWAGE DISPOSAL WORKS : A Guide to the Construction of Works for the Prevention of the Pollution by Sewage of Rivers and Estuaries. BY W. SANTO CRIMP, M.lNST.CE. FGS, Late Assistant-Engineer, London County Council "Probably the MOST COMPLETE AND REST TREATISE on the subject which has appeared in our language.
Pagina 50 - Engineer. FIRST AID AT SEA. THIRD EDITION, Revised. With Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations, and comprising the latest Regulations Respecting the Carriage of Medical Stores on Board Ship. Price 6s. A MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HELP FOR SHIPMASTERS AND OFFICERS IN THE MERCHANT NAVY. BY WM. JOHNSON SMITH, FROS, Principal Medical Officer, Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich. ".* The attention of all interested in our Merchant Navy is requested to this exceedingly useful and valuable work.
Pagina 326 - The notice may also be served by post by a registered letter addressed to the person on whom it is to be served at his last known place of residence or place of business ; and, if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the...
Pagina 51 - SHIP. BY THOMAS WALTON, NAVAL ARCHITECT. Specially arranged to suit the requirements of Ships' Officers, Shipowners, Superintendents, Draughtsmen, Engineers, and Others. This work explains, in a simple manner, such important subjects as: — Displacement. — Deadweight.— Tonnage. — Freeboard. —Moments. — Buoyancy.— Strain Structure. — Stability.— Rolling — Ballasting. — Loading. — Shifting Cargoes. — Admission of Water.— Sail Area.— &c.
Pagina 317 - The costs of the reference and award shall be in the discretion of the arbitrators or umpire, who may direct to and by whom and in what manner those costs or any part thereof shall be paid, and may tax or settle the amount of costs to be so paid or any part thereof, and may award costs to be paid as between solicitor and client.
Pagina 73 - Method of Procedure — The Spectroscope— Examination of Blood and Blood Stains. III.— Poisonous Gases. IV.— Acids and Alkalies. V.— More or less Volatile Poisonous Substances. VI. — Alkaloids and Poisonous Vegetable Principles. VII. — Poisons derived from Living or Dead Animal Substances. VIII. — The Oxalic Acid Group. IX.— Inorganic Poisons. Appendix: Treatment, by Antidotes or otherwise, of Cases of Poisoning. " Undoubtedly THB HOST COMPIBTB WORE on Toxicology in our language.
Pagina 49 - Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man"— The Inclined Plane; the Screw— The Centre of Gravity of a Ship and Cargo — Relative -Strength of Rope : Steel Wire, Manilla, Hemp, Coir — Derricks and Shears — Calculation of the Cross-breaking Strain of Fir Spar — Centre of Effort of Sails — Hydrostatics : the Diving-bell ; Stability of Floating Bodies ; the Ship's Pump, &c. " THIS EXCELLENT BOOK . . . contains a LARGE AMOUNT of information." — Nature. " WELL WORTH the money . . ....
Pagina 50 - Qualification for the Position of Shipmaster— The Contract with the Shipowner — The Master's Duty In respect of the Crew : Engagement Apprentices ; Discipline ; Provisions, Accommodation, and Medical Comforts ; Payment of Wages and Discharge— The Master's Duty in respect of the Passengers— The...
Pagina 47 - EDITION, Revised and Corrected. *Ľ* Mr. Buck's Text-Book has been SPECIALLY PREPARED with a view to the New Examinations of the Board of Trade, in which Trigonometry is an obligatory subject. "This...

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