Steam-Engine Theory and Practice.

Ripper, William

Published by Longmans, Green and Co., New York and Bombay, 1905
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 inches. 452 pages which include 4 pages of index. Copy has 466 black and white illustrations plus 4 black and white folding plates. Plates are completely intact. This copy was a text book, previous owners notes are written in pencil on many pages. Contents include, thermodynamics of gases, properties of steam, temperature-entropy diagrams, the slide-valve, the indicator, quality of the steam in the cylinder, compound engines, superheated steam, internal surface of engine cylinders, the steam jacket, the injector, condensers, feed-water heaters, governors, turing effort in the crank-shaft, flywheels, engine details, friction of engines, balancing the engine, steam-engine performance types of steam engines-the mill engine, the corliss engine, quick revolution engines, the marine engine, the locomotive and the steam turbine. The previous owner, "G. A. Crook 430 R St, Lincoln, Nebr" wrote in black ink on the inside front cover. Corners are slightly worn. Pages are complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017902

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Title: Steam-Engine Theory and Practice.

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., New York and Bombay

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 4th Edition

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