VERBAL NOTES AND SKETCHES FOR MARINE ENGINEERS. A MANUAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING PRACTICE. CONTAINS NOTES AND SKETCHES OF VERBAL AND ELEMENTARY QUESTIONS GIVEN AT THE BOARD OF TRADE EXAMINATIONS TO ENGINEERS COMPETING FOR FIRST-CLASS AND SECOND-CLASS CERTIF
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Glasgow : James Munro & Co., Ltd., 8th ed., enlarged, re-written, re-illustrated, and with new appendix ; 4th re-issue with further additions, 1916. Xxviii + 676 pp., c. 600 photo-plates, diagrams & plans (many fldg). Re-bound in black cloth; gold lettering. 24 x 16cm. Binding : MINT. Contents : V.G. The author ran his own Marine Engineering College in Glasgow and adds a considerable amount of additional text and illustration to his previous edition of 1911. Over the series of ten sections he covers Workshop Practice. Boilers. Notes & Sketches of various Detail. Slide Valves, Piston Valves, Valve Data, etc. General Notes and Descriptions. Marine Engineering Chemistry Notes. Marine Electric Lighting. Propellers. Refrigeration. And Internal Combustion Engines. Each of these sections cover a wide range of matters within their various subjects, and the whole is illustrated with circa 600 photographs, diagrams and plans – many folding – adding an important dimension to this study of marine engineering almost a century ago. In addition an Appendix examines a variety of topics including Parson's Turbine and also a number of individual vessels : SS VESPASIAN, Isle of Man Steam Packet's SS KING ORRY, and white Star's turbine liner BRITANNIC. MANUAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.