A Catechism of the Marine Steam Engine For The Use Of Engineers, Firemen, and Mechanics. A Practical Work for Practical Men.

Edwards, Emory

Published by Henry Carey Baird & Co., Philadelphia,, 1884
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Title: A Catechism of the Marine Steam Engine For ...

Publisher: Henry Carey Baird & Co., Philadelphia,

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 5th or later Edition


Original blue cloth with impressed designs on both covers and gilt lettering on spine. 5 X 8 inches. 414 pages which include 12 pages of index. Copy also has 30 pages of other books Henry Carey Baird & Company publish. Copy has 63 black and white illustrations, plus numerous tables and charts. The contents include, steam, boilers, attachments to boilers, smoke-stacks, etc., glass gauges, hydrometer, how to set a safety-valve and on injectors, corrosion of marine boilers, water-tube marine boilers, repairs at sea, abuse of steam boilers, testing boilers, boilers-explosion of steam boilers, combustion, marine engines, steam and vacuum gauges, surface condensers, sea-valve and cocks, donkey pump, compound engines, steam engine indicator, expansion of steam, cut-off-beam engines, cut-offs-screw engines, how to set a slide valve, marking engines, horse power of an engine, to put the engine on the centre, thumping of engines, lining up an engine, liners, on comping into port, overhauling the engine in port, grinding-in of valves, cocks, etc., packing, stating fires, firing, foaming, repairs at sea, modern marine engines and simple and compound-American and English examples. Bottom corners are slightly worn. A previous owner, "O.W. Smith, Illinois, Feb. 25, 1886" wrote in pencil on the front cover Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017901

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