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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1863-1864-152

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152 applied sciences by going through the processes of Preparing the Wood setting out and forming the various Joints used in Construe- tions of Wood after which they are employed in making Models in which the preceding Joints are combined so as to form Trusses for Roofs Bridges Girders and other Framings required for Buildings and other purposes and proceed from that to the practice of making Boxes Cabinets Sec of different kinds either of Wood in its plain state or Veneered Second Year Students are then enabled to proceed with the construction of Models of various sorts in illustration of the different apparatus used in Practical Mechanics Manufactures and Philosophical Experiments which involve the necessity of Turning for which purpose they are instructed in the use of the tools for turning soft wood hard wood ivory and other substances and also in the mode of preparing and fixing the work in the Lathe The formation of Cycloidal Epicycloidal and Involute Teeth for Wheels Pinions Racks &c The method of working in Sheet Metals and Soldering Third Year Students commence Metal Work the operations of which consist of the various processes of Chipping Filing Fitting Turning Boring Screw-cutting and Planing the con- struction of Foundry Patterns in Wood or Metal Core-boxes Moulding and Casting in Iron and Brass and Forging With proper attention to the foregoing routine of procedure the Students become sufficiently proficient to be enabled to make for themselves Lathes and the apparatus connected with them Tools of various sorts Working Models of Steam- engines Boilers and other Machinery in the construction of which either Metal or Wood or the two combined are employed At the termination of the year Prize is given in the Senior Second Year and Junior Classes for proficiency in the execution of some piece of Mechanism the subject of which is given out during the Lent or Easter Term Every Student is expected to furnish himself with set of the simplest tools requisite for working in wood and metals In order to diminish the expense of these tools as much as
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