The Steam Locomotive: Its Theory, Operation and Economics

Johnson, Ralph P., M. E.

Published by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, New York, 1942
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HB book in G condition has bumped corners and bumps to head and foot of spine. Printed in gilt on front and spine. Front endpapers are tanned. Binding is tight and interior pages are clean, undamaged and unmarked. Pocket with four detailed engineering diagrams in VG condition on rear endpage. DJ in poor condition is white with numerous stains and tanning. DJ folds are cracked with rear spine fold torn up 3" from lower edge. Upper and lower DJ edges are rolled with numerou small tears. DJ is not price clipped and all printed material is present and readable. DJ wrapped in protective mylar. Listing also includes US Railroad Admin. 14-page newsprint memorandum dated 12-17-1919 with pencil signature "H. A. Husted" in very worn and torn condition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Steam Locomotive: Its Theory, Operation ...
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, New York
Publication Date: 1942
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 151157164

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Book Description 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1945]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00002752347

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Book Description Simmons Boardman Publsihing Corporation, New York, 1945. Hardbound (no DJ). Condition: Good to Very Good. Second edition, second printing. ix, 564pp index, fold-out charts. Covers worn on edges. Owner inscription ffep. Seller Inventory # 121850

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Book Description Simmons-Boardman Books, 1942, 1942. softcover. Condition: New. The basic fundamental facts about steam locomotive theory and operation are presented in a straight forward manner. The book contains certain fundamental facts regarding locomotive theory and operation. It attempts to teach an understanding of the formulas used in steam locomotive operation. If you are restoring a steam locomotive or interested in the Steam Era, this is a outstanding book to have in your library. Originally published in 1942, this book has helped thousands of railroaders with questions about steam locomotives. The author, Ralph P. Johnson, M.E., Chief Engineer for the Baldwin Locomotive Works, has meticulously collected the information in this book from several sources and presented them in a concise manner. It covers practically every technical issue related to steam locomotives including a discourse on types of fuels, evaporation, tractive force, tonnage rating, acceleration, calculating the feasible economic life of steam locomotives, and much, much more. Chapters: 1. Locomotive Classification; 2. Locomotive Fuels; 3. Combustion; 4. Front Ends; 5. Locomotive Cinders; 6. Water and Boiler Use; 7. Evaporation; 8. Superheat; 9. Steam Utilization; 10. Tractive Force; 11. Horsepower; 12. Resistance; 13. Tonnage Rating; 14. Curves; 15. Valve Gears and Valve Setting; 16. Counterbalancing; 17. Acceleration; 18. Torque Diagrams; 19. Distribution of Locomotive Weight; 20. Braking; 21. Locomotive Testing; 22. Dynamometer Cars; 23. High Speed Trains; 24. Streamlined and Lightweight Trains; 25. Motive Power for High Speed Service; 26. Motive Power for Switching Service; 27. The Relation of Locomotive Operating Expense to Net Operating Income; 28. Locomotive Repair Costs; 29. Economic Life; Appendix A: Locomotive Testing Apparatus; Appendix B: Derivation of Economic Life Formula; Appendix C: Typical Locomotive Dimensions. Simmons-Boardman Books, softcover, 564 pages, 6 x 9.5 x 2 in., B&W illustrations. Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Books. Seller Inventory # sbbksl

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Book Description Simmons-Boardman Publishing,, NY:, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Illustrated, one fold-out. Errata sheet bound in at the Table of Contents page. Four folded diagrams in rear pocket. First edition. Very good in a good (several scrapes on front panel, moderate edge wear with a few small chips, small piece cut out at the base of the rear panel) dust jacket. ; 502 pages B000NP9CU6. Seller Inventory # 81974

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Book Description Simmons-Boardman Pub. Co, 1944. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # mon0001412486

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Book Description Simmons-Boardman, New York, 1944. Hardbound. Condition: Very good/Fair. Dust Jacket Included. b&w illus (illustrator). 564, Off-white spine with black title. Corners are slightly bumped. Spine is a bit cocked. Foxing to page edges. Faint discoloration to eps. Dj has discoloration, faint stains and some small tears along edges; wrapped in brodart. Seller Inventory # BOOKS3014257I

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Book Description Omaha, Nebraska, Simmons-Boardman, 1981. [, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. ] Hardback, thick octavo, silver-stamped titles on black cloth, 564 pages, VG+ to Near Fine/no dj (stiff clear acetate dustwrapper provided to preserve condition). Tight square binding. Entirely clean inside and out, no names, no writing, no bookplates. Fold-out charts + four folded drawings present in pocket at the rear. RWR5 Transportation Railroads Railroading Locomotives Steam Engines Science Technical Technology Industrial. Seller Inventory # 04316

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