Page images
PDF
EPUB

INDEX.

Heaton's locomotive crank-balance, 20, 117,
164

Hearn and Davies improved boiler, 1 ; rotary
engine, 240

Heat, on the effect of roughness and polish
in transmitting, 306
Heat-regulator for hot-houses, 344
Heginbotham's improvements in gas-
making, 48.

Heineken, Rev. N. S., plans for engraving

and printing for temporary purposes, 19
Heliographic plates, Niepce's, 14. See Pho-
togeny

Hemming's shadowless lamps, 171
Holborn-hill, plan for levelling, 48

Holebrook's, Mr. Josiah, remarks on propel-
ling vessels by steam, 356
Holtzapffel's monotype press, 38

Horner's, Rev. W., improved artist's easel,
177

Hot-blast, effect of invention of the, on the
iron trade, 346

Hot-house heat regulator, 344

Hot-water heating boiler, Williams's, 440
Howard's anti-friction axles, 67
Hutchison's patent gas burners, 100; gas
purifying apparatus, 161, 336
Hydraulic balance gas-holder, Macrae's, 6
Hydraulic engine, Whitelaw's patent, 77, 79,
416

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Ireland, probable benefits of the railway sys-
tem in, 212

Iron, elasticity of, experiments on, 9

constriction of, previous to fracture, 10

-, specific gravity of, 13

[ocr errors]

effects of piling, 13, 22

effects of use and long exposure of, 25
annealing, effects of, 27

Telford's, Brown's, &c., experiments
on, 29

-, smelting, use of coke for, 204
-, preserving from rust, 208
case-hardening, new modes of, 372,
453, 479

—, wrought, Johnson's mode of increasing
strength of, 411

-, cast, table of Mr. Fairbairn's experi-
ments on strength, &c., of, 88
Iron-trade, present state and prospects of,
346

Iron-steam-vessels v. timber, 31, 416

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

vii

Iron-sailing-ship, Ironsides, 96, 208
Iron-vessels, use of the compass in, 29
Iron-works, notices of various, in Wales,
348

Ivory, sculpture, ancient, 111

Ivory, artificial, Bingham and Boaden's, 432
J.

Jacobi's, Professor, mode of engraving by
galvanism, 96; electro-magnetic engine,
382

James, Mr. W., projector of railway system
156; memoir of, 474; portrait of, Frontis-
piece
Japan-varnish, mode of making, 154
Jenks's improved breech-loading gun, 203
Jenning's steam-vessel signals, 181, 189
Jones's travelling platform, 181, 189
Jordan's mode of engraving by galvanism,
163

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Lamp, safety, Bursill's, 33

Wetterstedt's, 73

-, Davy's, 126

Baron du Mesnil's, 431

Lardner, Dr., on railway speed and atmo-
spheric resistance, 37, 460

Law's patent nail making machinery, 330
register, 369

Lead-pencils, manufacture of, 174
Lead-smelting furnace, Drummond's, 375
\Leather, liquid, Dr. Bernland's, 208
Ledsom and Jones's nail-making machinery,
330

Lepage's, Messrs., breech-loading gun, 200
Leslie, Sir J., on the influence of roughness
or polish of surfaces in transmitting heat,
306
Liebig's, Professor, mode of analysis, 47
Light, for light-houses, new, 96

the Bude, Gurney's, 96, 176, 320
-, experiments on degree of, from va-
rious lamps and candles, Dr. Ure's, 412, 454
-, solar, Daubeny's apparatus for mea-
suring, 428; Dr. Ure's, 456

chemical powers of, 480
Lightning, means of preserving towns from,
230

Limewater, preserving wood by, 105

[blocks in formation]

Maceroni's, Col., steam carriages, 96, 320,
346, 383, 420; screw propeller, 227; evi-
dence on steam carriages, 280
Machinery and manufactures abroad, Sy-
mons' on, 303

Machinery, effects of prohibition of exporta-
tion of, 305

Machines, Mr. E. Sang on misconceptions of
of, 57

Macrae, Mr. D., on gas-making, 5
Magennis's improved mode of dyeing, 125
Magnetic observatories, establishment of,
254, 480

photogenic, 327

-, engraving and printing, 342
Magnets, artificial, on making, 480
Mallett's, Mr. R., photogenic drawings, 160
Manumotive carriages, Revis's, 16, 104;
Baddeley and Merryweather's, 17
Manumotive ship, the Powerful, 18
Manure, prepared night soil, 319
gas water, 464

Marble, Page's mode of lettering, 180, 189
~, engraving on, 272

Marr's fire-proof safes, 50
Marshes, salt, red colour of, 384
Maskelyne's, Dr., MSS. astronomical obser-
vations, 313

Mastic varnishes, adulteration of, 122

[ocr errors]

mode of making, 154
Mathematical questions and solutions, 72,
165, 198, 199, 218, 342, 438

science, encouragement of, 149
Maudslay and Field's, Messrs., suggestions
for safety of steam-vessels, 259, 261, 267
May-bugs, new mode of destroying, 80
Mechanical probabilities, on, 43

Mechanics' institutions, plan for co-operation
of, 398

Medea steam-ship, performances of, 147
Melloni, M., on Leslie's experiments on
transmission of heat, 306

Melting-pots, for metals, patent, 110
Meridian-mark pillar, at Chingford, 312
Merimee's Art of Oil Painting, 121

Merryweather's manumotive carriage, 18;
pedomotive carriage, 104; new Liverpool
fire-engine, 250

Mesnil's, Baron du, safety lamp, 431

Metals, new alloys of, Fontainemoreau's, 80

[ocr errors]

Colson's 288

Parisian, 352

Metamorphic rocks, formation of, 205

Meteorological observations, photogenic, 326
Microscope, Fischer's pantocratic, 16
Military manufactures in Egypt, 80

Milk-pails, zinc, 203

Mineral product of Cornwall and Devon, 272
Miners' lamps, Bursill's, 33, 73
Davy's 126

Baron du Mesnil's, 431
Miners'-safety fuse, Beckford's, 399
Mines, water-power used in, 203
Mitchell's, Dr., apparatus for solidifying
carbonic acid, 193

Mondran's anti-friction crane, 66
Monotype press, Holtzapfell's, 38
Moon, photogenic picture of, 327
Mowing machine, Wheeler's, 376
Mules, self-acting, improved, 305
Musical strings, improved, 463

N.

Nails, manufacture of, various machines for,
329

Nant-y-glo iron works, 349

Napier's foundry at Glasgow, 441
Nasmyth's pneumatic speculum, 456

Neilson's invention of the hot blast, effect of,
on the iron trade, 346

Nelson testimonial, material for, 79
Nelson's, Mr. J., solution of question in tri-
angulation, 72; solutions of Cambridge
pumping question, 199, 218, 438

Nichol, Professor, new applications of photo-
geny, 326

Nicolai, the Russian steam-ship, 78
Niepce's light engraved plates, 14

Night signals for steam-boats, 261, 286

0.
Observatory, Greenwich, improvements in,

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

INDEX.

Paddle-wheels, disengaging, plans for, 268,
285

Pantocratic microscope, Fischer's, 16
Paper, mode of joining sheets of, 111
Paper-hangings, manufacture of, 150
Parachute descent, Hampton's, 201
Parachutes, natural, 300, 343
Parallel lines, doctrine of, 102, 145
Parallel-motion, new, 345

Paris, exhibition of manufactures at, 127,
176

Parkes, Mr. Josiah, on steam-boilers, 90;
and Captain Pringle's report on steam-
vessel accidents, 236, 257, 283
Parker's patent lamp, 412

Parkin's wooden pavement, railways and
wheels, 146

Parsons, steam, 44, 74

Pasley's sub-marine explosions, 16, 44
Passengers, steam-vessel, limiting number
of, 285

Patent law, new act relating to renewal of
patents, 380

Patents, list of English granted in April, 63;
May, 159; June, 222; July, 317; Au-
gust, 414; September, 478

list of Scotch granted in April, 64;
May, 160; June, 223; July, 318; Au-
gust, 415; September, 479

list of Irish granted in March, 64;
April, 175; May, 224; June, 319; July,
416; August, 479

123

American, notices of new, 86, 110,

Patterns, Act to protect copyright of, 272
Pavement, D'Harcourt's artificial granite,

464

wooden. See Wooden Pavement.
Peat pressing machinery, Lord Willoughby's,
449

Peclet's electric condenser, 377

Pedomotive carriage, Merryweather's, 104
Pedomotive and manumotive carriages, re-
marks on, 18

Pencils, lead, manufacture of, 174

Penny postage, probable effect of on periodi-
cal literature, 75

Perkins's, Mr. Jacob, remarks on steam-
boiler bursting and explosions, 185, 276;
nail-making machinery, 329
Perpetual motion premium, 117 V
Phosphorescent, bodies made, by electric
light, 272

Photogenic drawing, various papers on, 14,
29, 32, 61, 94, 112, 160, 180, 189, 208,
320, 326, 424, 426, 429

of, 426, 466

description of process

Pianoforte wrest-pin, Walker's, 410
Piling of iron, effects of repeated, 13, 22
Pim, James, Esq., on Irish Railway, 213
Pine-apple plant, tenuity of fibre of, 78
Planisphere, Howell's celestial, 70

ix

[merged small][ocr errors]

Pneumatic-railway, Clegg's, 96, 184
Pneumatic-speculum, Nasmyth's, 456
Pneumatic-springs, &c., Burstall's, 423
Poland, engineering establishments in, 305
Ponds, Mr., astronomical observations of, 313
Pontoons, Hancock's portable, 71
Porter, London, alcoholic strength of, 397
Pottery, Cowper's lecture on, 15
Pottery-mosaics, Singer's patent, 15
Pottery printing by lithography, 48
Premiums offered to inventors by societies,
insufficiency of, 103,118, 180
President, steam-ship, dimensions of the,
270
Pressure-gauges, steam-boiler, 259, 402
Pringle, Capt., and Jos. Parkes, report on
steam-vessel accidents, 236, 257, 283
Printing for temporary purposes, modes
of, 19

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

INDEX.

[blocks in formation]

eight wheeled, 412

463

[ocr errors]

Eastwick and Harrison's

Stephenson's, 477
canal transit by, 413,

crank balance, Heaton's,

20, 117, 164
Railway-locomotives in America, number
of, 316, 352; number of explosions of, 332
consumption of fuel
in, 90

Railway-machinery, lubricating, 37
Railway-shutters, Sandiman's, 14
Railway speed and atmospheric resistance,
Dr. Lardner on, 37, 460
Railway-system, Mr. James, the projector
of the, 156, 474

in America, progress of, 169
in Ireland, 212

Railway-wheels, wooden tire, Parkins's, 36

cast iron, Truscott's, 87

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Registration of steam-vessels, proposed
National, 265, 283

Resin of benzoin, oil from, 112
Respiration, human, experiments on, 454
Retorts, gas, destruction of, 7

Revis's manumotive carriage, 16, 18, 104
Rifle, Wilkinson's, wheel, 95, 190
Ritchie's, Dr., optical glasses, 315

Rivets, effects of, on strength of boilers, 23
Rivington, Mr. J.; railway contrivances, 36
Rocks, volcanic and metamorphic, formation
of, 204

Rodda's plan for consuming smoke, 64, 112,

385

Roofs, timbers for, Jeay's plan of forming,
181, 189

Rotary steam-engines. See Steam Engine.
Rowley's rotary steam-engine, 224
Royal George, removal of wreck of the, 319
Royal Institution, reports of lectures, &c. at
the; Mr. Cowper on pottery, 14; Prof.
Farraday on the compass in iron vessels,
29; Prof. Everett on Liebig's method of
analyzing organic bodies, 47; Mr. Cottam
on brick and tile making by machinery,
61; Mr. Cooper on his Baroscope, 94;
Mr. Solly on the structure of birds, 111;
Farraday's lecture on flame, 125; Mr.
Griffith on glass making, 171; Mr. Carp-
mael on button making, 190; Mr. Snow
Harris on electrical attraction, 218
Russell, Mr. J. S., on proportion of power
to tonnage of steam-vessels, 444; on
waves, 444, 463

Russia, geology of, 48; engineering estab-
lishments in, 305

Rust, preserving iron from, 288

S.

Safes, moveable fire-proof, 50, 384, 437
Safety-lamp, Bursill's condensed air, 33,
Wetterstedt, 73

-, Davy's, 126

Baron du Mesnil's, 431
Safety-valves. See Steam Boiler Valves.
Sails, necessity of, in steam-vessels, 268
Sal-ammoniac, hardening iron with, 453
Salt, rock, thread made of, 158
Salt-gauge, Seaward's patent, 78, 353
Salt-marshes, reason of red colour, 384
Sandstone-casks, natural, 14

Sang, Mr. Edward, essay on prevailing mis-
conceptions of the action of machines, 57;
remarks on, 101, 117, 217

VScobell's oscillating steam-engine, 230, 329,

343

Scott's, Mr. G., doctrine of parallel lines,
on 102, 145; trigonometrical question
and solution, 198
Screw-propellers, Smith's, Whytock's, Ma-
ceroni's, Hales, and Woodcrofts, 228, 229
Tredgold's formula for cal-
culating power of, 310; Woolhouse's, 311
Holebrook's remarks on,

363

[blocks in formation]
[blocks in formation]

xi

Steam-boiler, proportion of size of, to fuel, 90
Cornish, capabilities of, 9
Locomotive-
Waggon

[ocr errors]

90

90

Steam-boiler-explosions, causes of, 142, 170

172

, Archimedes vessel,

-, Clyde Trustees,
offer of premium by, for plans to prevent,
391
Steam-boilers, bursting and explosion of,
Perkins on, 185, 276

336

-, feeding with separate engine,

Steam-boiler-materials, strength of, report of
the Franklin Institute on the, 8, 22
experiments of strength at high tem-
perature, 8
elasticity of iron, 9

diminution of area, at moment of frac-
ture, 1

forces producing permanent elonga-
tins of iron, 12

strength of iron in different directions
of, rolled sheet, 12

specific gravity of boiler-iron, 13
effect of repeated piling on the tenacity
of plate-iron, 13

effect of piling irons of different quali-
ties, 22

effects of rivets on strength of boilers, 23
construction of cylindrical boilers and
flues, 25

effects of use and long exposure, on
iron, 25

effect of annealing on tenacity of iron, 27
Steam-boiler-safety-valves, accessible and
inaccessible, 258, 260, 284

of explosion, 260

ations of, 284

Spirit-gas lamps, improved, 112
Spong's patent anti-attrition axle, 65

ment, 401

Springs, Railway carriage, Adams's, 113, 157

Harrison's, 125
Burstall's pneu-

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

matic, 423

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]
« PreviousContinue »