A Catechism of the Steam Engine

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Ngôn Ngữ Nội Dung Sách
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2004
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            CHAP. I.--GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STEAM ENGINE.

            The Boiler.

            The Engine.

            The Marine Engine.

            Screw Engines.

            The Locomotive Engine.

            CHAP. II.--HEAT, COMBUSTION, AND STEAM.

            Heat.

            Combustion.

            Steam.

            CHAP. III.--EXPANSION OF STEAM AND ACTION OF THE VALVES.

            CHAP. IV.--MODES OF ESTIMATING THE POWER AND PERFORMANCE OF ENGINES AND BOILERS.

            Horses Power.

            Duty of Engines and Boilers.

            The Indicator.

            Dynamometer, Gauges, and Cataract.

            CHAP. V.--PROPORTIONS OF BOILERS.

            Heating and Fire Grate Surface.

            Calorimeter and Vent.

            Evaporative Power of Boilers.

            Modern Marine and Locomotive Boilers.

            The Blast in Locomotives.

            Boiler Chimneys.

            Steam Room and Priming.

            Strength of Boilers.

            Boiler Explosions.

            CHAP. VI.--PROPORTIONS OF ENGINES.

            Steam Passages.

            Air Pump, Condenser, and Hot and Cold Water Pumps.

            Fly Wheel.

            Strengths of Land Engines.

            Strengths of Marine and Locomotive Engines.

            CHAP. VII.--CONSTRUCTIVE DETAILS OF BOILERS.

            Land and Marine Boilers.

            Incrustation and Corrosion of Boilers.

            Locomotive Boilers.

            CHAP. VIII.--CONSTRUCTIVE DETAILS OF ENGINES.

            Pumping Engines.

            Various forms of Marine Engines.

            Cylinders, Pistons, and Valves.

            Air Pump and Condenser.

            Pumps, Cocks, and Pipes.

            Details of the Screw and Screw Shaft.

            Details of the Paddles and Paddle Shaft.

            The Locomotive Engine.

            CHAP. IX.--STEAM NAVIGATION.

            Resistance of Vessels in Water.

            Experiments on the Resistance of Vessels.

            Influence of the size of Vessels upon their Speed.

            Structure and Operation of Paddle Wheels.

            Configuration and Action of the Screw.

            Comparative Advantages of Paddle and Screw Vessels.

            Comparative Advantages of different kinds of Screws.

            Proportions of Screws.

            Screw Vessels with full and auxiliary Power.

            Screw and Paddles combined.

            CHAP. X.--EXAMPLES OF ENGINES OF RECENT CONSTRUCTION.

            Oscillating Paddle Engines.

            Direct acting Screw Engine.

            Locomotive Engine.

            CHAP. XI.--ON VARIOUS FORMS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE STEAM ENGINE.

            Governor.

            Donkey Pumps.

            Portable Steam Engines.

            Stationary Engines.

            Steam Fire Engines.

            Steam Excavator.

            CHAP. XII.--MANUFACTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF STEAM ENGINES.

            Construction of Engines.

            Erection of Engines.

            Management of Marine Boilers.

            Management of Marine Engines.

            Management of Locomotives.

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