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Engines and Boilers Practically Considered: a Handbook for Young Engineers on the Construction and Working of Steam, Gas, Oil, and Petrol Engines and Steam Boilers

Nature volume 88, page 376 (18 January 1912) | Download Citation



THE author of this little book states that his object has been to treat in a simple, straightforward, and practical manner the various types of engines and boilers met with in general engineering with the view of providing a practical handbook for young engineers in general. Matters connected with the theory of the subject are not touched upon, or to the slightest extent only. The book contains sixty-two illustrations dealing with steam engines, steam boilers, and internal-combustion engines. The text comprises descriptions of these illustrations.

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