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ITS HISTORY AND MECHANISM:
Descriptions and Fllustrations
STATIONARY, LOCOMOTIVE, AND MARINE ENGINE.
for the Use of Schools and Students.
BY ROBERT SCOTT BURN, EDITOR OF THE “ILLUSTRATED LONDON DRAWING-BOOK;" "MECHANICS AND MECHANISM ;" ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, AND MECHANICAL DRAWING-BOOK;"
“ILLUSTRATED PRACTICAL GEOMETRY,” ETC.
H. INGRAM AND CO.,
MILFORD HOUSE, MILFORD LANE, STRAND;
W. S. ORR AND CO., AMEN CORNER, PATERNOSTER ROW.
Hero's Æloipile, 1. Steam, opinion of the ancients regarding the power of, 3. Blasco
de Garay's steam-vessel, 4. Baptista Porta's engine for raising water, 4. Caus', Solo-
patent for steam-engines, 35. Watt’s arrangement with Roebuck for working the
patent, 35. Watt's arrangement with Bolton, of Soho, 36. Watt's arrangement of
cylinder valves for pumping engines, 39. Watt’s mechanism for working the valves,
40. Watt's improved cylinder, 41. Watt's expansive steam-engine, 41. Watt's “In-
dicator,” for ascertaining the power of engine, 44. Watt's single-acting engine, 45.
Watt, application of the crank to the engine of, 47. Watt's “sun-and-planet wheels,”'
49. Watt, attachment of the beam to the piston-rod in the first engine of, 50. Watt's
parallel motion, 50. Watt's throttle-valve, 50. Watt's governor, 50.
wagon boilers with fittings, 53. Arago's éloge on the character and genius of James
Watt, 55, Double cylinder engine, Hornblower's, 59. Cartwright's steam-engine, 61.
Leopold's high-pressure engine, 64. Trevethick and Vivian's high-pressure engine,
65. Pumping engine for mines, modern, 66. Double cylinder engine, M‘Naught's, 67.
Double cylinder engine for factories, on the marine principle, 68-70. Double cylinder
71. Crank-overhead high-pressure steam-engine, 72. Fairbairn's crank-overhead
high-pressure steam-engine, 73. Crosskill's crank-overhead high-pressure steam-
engine, 74. Table high-pressure engine, 75. Horizontal steam-engine, high-pressure,
76. Oscillating engine, high-pressure, by Watt, 77. Oscillating engine, high-pres-
sure, by Evans, 78. Oscillating engine, high-pressure, by Pope, 79. Pendulous
engine, by Joyce, 80. Portable agricultural engine, by Clayton and Shuttleworth, 81.
Portable agricultural engine, by Barrett and Exhall, 82. Gough's portable agricultural
engine for railway excavation, 82. Portable agricultural engine, by Gough, 83.
Gough's portable agricultural steam-pump, 84. Portable agricultural steam-plough,
DETAILS OF BOILERS AND ENGINES.
Haycock boiler, Smeaton's, 86. Butterley boiler, 87. Cornish boiler, 87. Double-fur-
naced boiler, 87. French boiler, 88. Galloway's patent boiler, 88. Multitubular
boiler, 89. Marine tubular boiler, 90. Earl of Dundonald's boiler, marine, 91. Ver-
tical tubular boiler, 91. Feed apparatus to supply water to low-pressure boiler, 92.