Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 48

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Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1848 - Industrial arts
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Page 165 - Spirits, at the same time, are to be fired by a spark sent from side to side through the river, without any other conductor than the water; an experiment which we some time since performed, to the amazement of many.
Page 342 - Place the leg so done up on a double inclined plane, and secure it thereto by passing three of the common loop bandages around the whole, — that is one at the top, one in the middle, and one at the lower end. Let the foot be supported by a foot board, and a case of gutta put over the dorsum of the foot, to bear off the pressure of the small bandage generally used to secure it to the board. Having done this, the surgeon need not cause his patient another twinge of pain until he thinks he can use...
Page 312 - ENGINEERING; Containing the most approved Methods of laying out Railway Curves, and of setting out the Cuttings, Embankments, and Tunnels of Railways: with a General and two Auxiliary Tables, for the Calculation of Earthworks of Railways, 'Canals, etc.
Page 251 - It is hardly possible to take one of the soles sold by the shoemakers out of paper or into the hand, without exciting it to such a degree as to open the leaves of an electrometer one or more inches; or if it be unelectrified, the slightest passage over the hand or face, the clothes, or almost any other substance gives it an electric state. Some of the gutta percha is sold in very thin sheets, resembling in general appearance oiled silk ; and if a strip of this be drawn through the fingers, it is...
Page 566 - And having now described the nature of the said invention, and in what manner the same is to be performed, I declare, that what I claim is...
Page 164 - Matter, and being satisfied that such Patentee believed himself to be the first and original Inventor, and being satisfied that such Invention or Part thereof had not been publicly and generally used before the Date of such first Letters Patent...
Page 245 - When the sections of a river vary, the quantity of water remaining the same, the mean velocities are inversely as the areas of the sections.
Page 165 - A turkey is to be killed for our dinner by the electrical shock and roasted by the electrical jack before a fire kindled by the electrified bottle; when the healths of all the famous electricians in England, Holland, France and Germany are to be drank in electrified bumpers under the discharge of guns from the electrical battery.
Page 415 - ... high water level. On the incoming waves striking the stone, we could see this monstrous mass of upwards of forty tons weight lean landwards ; and the back run would uplift it again with a jerk, leaving it with very little water about it, when the next incoming wave made it recline again.
Page 254 - Method of correcting the apparent distance of the Moon from the Sun, or a Star, for the effects of Parallax and Refraction.

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