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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1887-1888-186

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182 APPLIED SCIENCES One or more of the following subjects Propellers -Various Forms of Paddlewheels Course of Float-boards through the Water Feathering Floats Screw Propellers Shaft and Bearings Water Wheels and Turbines -Undershot Overshot Breast Ventilating Buckets Poncelet's Wheels Fourneyron's Tur bines Wind Mills -Tower Mills Smock Mills Sails Reefing and Regulation of Sails Lighthouses and Signals -Reflectors Dioptric Catoptric Catadioptric Lights Railway Contrivances and Rolling Stock -Points Crossings Switches Water Cranes Tanks Turntables Traversers Signals Wheels Axles Buffers Springs Carriages Wagons Trucks for Timber and Stone These Lectures are intended to add knowledge of Practice to knowledge of the Theory taught by the other Professors In order to attain this object Machines are not only described in general terms but their various details and the design of each particular construction are illustrated and explained by drawings and models Great advantages are afforded to the Students in this De partment by Directors of Works and by Manufacturers in the neighbourhood of London who from time to time kindly con- sent to grant the Professorof Manufacturing Art and Machinery permission to visit their Works accompanied by limited number of Students For these visits diligent Students are selected who show by their application and general industry that the explanations given them are likely to increase their powers of observation judgment and invention Third Year Students are conducted through system of advanced Work taking the form of Essays on various En- gineering questions and constructive designs for Machinery the materials to be procured from private reading as sup- plementary to the course of Lectures Occasional instruction is also given in the use of the Testing Machine
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