On the power of machines [E-Book] / John Banks.
Banks, John, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
1 online resource (viii, 127 pages)
englisch
9781107279926
9781108070270
Cambridge library collection. Technology
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Experiments on Dr Barker's mills
  • 2. Experiments in the velocity of air out of bellows
  • 3. A description of Westgarth's hydraulic machine
  • 4. Some properties of the lever demonstrated
  • 5. Observations on the power of Cooper's mill
  • 6. On the power of a mill, formerly at Nuneaton
  • 7. On the horizontal water-wheel
  • 8. Description of the centrifugal machine
  • 9. On the properties of the crank, etc.
  • 10. Observations on lathes
  • 11. Observations on wheel carriages
  • 12. Demonstration of a parallel motion for engine beams
  • 13. Theorems relating to the common pump
  • 14. Rules and observations on the strength of oak and deal
  • 15. To find the weight which will break a beam of any given dimensions
  • 16. Of the strength and dimensions of steam engine beams
  • 17. To make a beam of a given strength, and the breadth and depth in a given ratio
  • 18. To find the expression for the strength of a beam to work a cylinder of any diameter
  • 19. To find the dimensions of the strongest beam that can be cut out of a given piece of round timber
  • 20. Experiments on the strength of cast iron
  • 21. To form parabolic beams
  • 22. On the strength of cast iron axles
  • 23. The strength of poles for triangles
  • 24. Observations on cranes
  • 25. To find the centre of gravity
  • 26. Description of a gauge for steam engines.