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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1899-1900-180

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176 FACULTY OF SCIENCE couraged to make original investigations for themselves in some one of the many directions in which additional data are required The importance of such training to engineers who in after life will frequently be called upon to solve problems in new and untried fields is very great It can only be ac- quired in College Laboratory and forms one of the most important portions of the Student's Theoretical Course The experimental apparatus comprises Gas Engine Nominal specially fitted for exhaustive engine trials 50 Marshall experimental steam-engine and Davey Paxman boiler Model Thprnycroft boiler working up to lOOlbs steam pressure --r Testing machine 50 000 lbs for tension compression shear and bending Testing machine for wire and beams 000 lbs Cement-testing machine and briquette making apparatus Torsion machine 000 inch lbs Mercury column specially arranged for testing springs gauges &c under steam up to 170 lbs per square inch Friction apparatus for finding the friction in journals effi- ciency of lubricants &c Hydraulic tank for gauging the flow of water through different orifices The Laboratory is opened from 10 to daily except Saturdays Fees Two Days per Week Pour Days per Week Five Days per Week One Month £2 2s £3 13s 6d £4 4s Three Months £4 4s £7 7s £8 8s Six Months £7 7s £12 12s £14 14s Nine Months £10 10s £18 18s £21 Materials and ordinary expenses are covered by charge of 10s Qd per Term or 25s per Session payable in advance
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