Published when the Age of Steam was at its zenith, the 1902 Handbook of Steam Engineering covers the design, construction, and operation of some of the 19th Century's most important machines: the steam pump, the steam elevator, and the steam heater. Profusely illustrated, this textbook provides a wonderful view of the era when steam pressure powered whole economies, enabling the industrial age and transforming the lives of millions. This is a wonderful book for anyone interested in qhow it worksq, steam enthusiasts, and engineers of all ages.The best way to locate these leaks, which may be at the joints or along the body of the pipe, is to stop up the inlet end of ... pipe can generally be stopped efiectually by a thick coat of red-lead putty spread over the pipe where the leaks occur.
|Title||:||1902 Handbook of Steam Engineering|
|Author||:||International Correspondence School|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-09|