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Institution of Civil Engineers
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Wilding and Sons, 1850. Pbk, p233-447, numerous folded plates. Plain, drab paper covers with some scuffing to head of spine o/w all contents in very good condition. Including papers read at the Institution's meeting with William Cubitt, President, in the Chair. Published c.1850? No.826 'On Tubular Girder Bridges' by William Fairbairn; No.815 'Description of the Chapple Viaduct, upon the Colchester and Stour Valley extension, the Eastern Counties Railway' by Peter Bruff; No.828 'On the manufacture of Malleable Iron, with the results of experiments on the streng of Railway axles' by G.B. Thorneycroft; No.827 'Description of a Vertical Lift Bridge, erected over the Grand Surrey Canal, on the line of the Thames Junction Branch of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (R.J. Hood); No.832 'On the construction of locks and keys' John Chubb; No.821 'Description of the Insistent Pontoon Bridge, at the Dublin Terminus of the Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland' (Robert Mallet); No.807 'Description of a wrought-iron lattice Bridge, constructed over the line of the Rugby and Leamington Railway' (William Doyne); No.834 'On the absorbent power of chalk, and its water contents under different conditions' (Professor David Ansted); No 836 'On the application of water pressure, as a motive power, for working cranes and other descriptions of machines' (William G. Armstrong); No.839 'On the construction of the Permanent Way of Railways, with an account of the Wrought-Iron Permanent Way, laid down on the main line of the Midland Railway (W.H. Barlow); No.840 'On printing machines, e … [Click Below for Full Description]
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