The Gas-Engine Handbook. A Manual of Useful Information For The Designer and The Engineer.

Roberts, E. W. (Edmund Willson Roberts)

Published by The Gas Engine Publishing Co., 1913
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Original brown leather with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. 4 1/2 X 7 inches. 315 pages which include 12 pages of index. Copy has 80 black and white illustrations and several charts and tables. Contents include, comparison of the cycles, gas engine fuels, mechanism of the gas engine, valves, gas valves and mixers, carburetors and gasoline mixers, oil engines vaporizers and mixers, make-and-brake igniter's, jump-spark ignition, miscellaneous ignition systems, gas-engine governors, starting large engines, engines for automobiles, marine motors, aeronautical motors, lubrication, the indicator diagram, general dimensions, the cylinder, pistons rods and shafts, valves, igniter's, frames and bases, flywheels, governor design, balancing, foundations, mufflers, two-cycle engines, aeroplane engines, installation, starting and stopping, care of gas engines, troubles and testing. A previous owner wrote his name, Robert D. Caury Jr" on the inside front cover in black ink. Copy has several rubbed spots along spine. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017904

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Title: The Gas-Engine Handbook. A Manual of Useful ...

Publisher: The Gas Engine Publishing Co.

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

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