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BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

I.

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR ENGINEERS. FIRST SERIES. Third Edition, thoroughly revised, with 8 Plates and numerous Woodcuts. Crown 8vo, price 10s. 6d.

II.

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR ENGINEERS. SECOND SERIES. Containing Experimental Researches on the Collapse of Boiler Flues and the Strength of Materials, and Lectures on Popular Education, and the various subjects connected with Mechanical Engineering, Iron Shipbuilding, the Properties of Steam, &c. With 4 Plates and numerous Woodcuts. Crown 8vo, price 10s. 6d.

III.

ON THE APPLICATION OF CAST AND WROUGHT IRON TO BUILDING PURPOSES. Second Edition, greatly enlarged; to which is added a Short Treatise on Wrought-Iron Bridges. Royal 8vo, with Plates and Woodcuts, price 16s.

IV.

TREATISE ON MILLS AND MILLWORK, PART I. ON THE PRINCIPLES OF MECHANISM AND ON PRIME MOVERS, comprising the Accumulation and Estimation of Water-power, the Construction of Water-wheels and Turbines, the Properties of Steam, the Varieties of Steam-engines and Boilers, and Windmills. With 8 Plates and 176 Woodcuts.

Royal 8vo.
[Immediately.

IRON

ITS

HISTORY, PROPERTIES, AND PROCESSES

OF MANUFACTURE

BY

SWILLIAM FAIRBAIRN, C.E., LL.D., F.R.S., F.G.S.

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF

FRANCE, AND OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF TURIN ;
CHEVALIER OF THE LEGION OF HONOUR,

ETC. ETC.

EDINBURGH

ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK

MDCCCLXI

(The Author reserves the right of Translation.)

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