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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1926-1927-442

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XXXIV ANNUAL REPORT The chief additions to the equipment of the Department were improved testing appliances for the existing plant The Professor has continued to serve on the Springs Committee of the Board of Scientific and Industrial Research and on the Complex Stress Committee of the British Association and he was appointed secretary of Section of the British Association He acted as External Examiner in Mechanical Engineering to the University of Sheffield during the session Mr Geneve continued to serve on the Drawing Office Practice Committee of the Engineering Standards Association course of three special evening lectures was given during the Michaelmas term by Mr Ricardo on High Speed Internal Combustion Engines These lectures have since been published in the Automobile Engineer Department of Electrical Engineering -The research work conducted in the Department by the British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association made good progress The British Engineering Standards Association Panel on Graphic Symbols for Electric Traction continued its work during the year The Panel on Permanent Magnets was also engaged in investigations The Professor acted as Chairman on both Panels during the session Mr Clothier Inst gave series of special lectures on Electrical Switch Gear as an outcome of which he has accepted one or two students of the College for apprenticeship Mr Quianlan was awarded an Industrial Bursary by the Committee of the 1851 Exhibition The English Electric Company's Induction Motor Set was installed and proved of value to the students REPORT ON PUBLIC LECTURES Michaelmas Term 1924 -The principal course of lectures arranged by the College during this term was that delivered in the Department of Physiology by Professor McDowall Sc Ch on The Human Body and its Function In the Department of History there was delivered during the term course of eight lectures on The Social and Political Ideas of some Great Thinkers of the Renaissance and the Reformation The subjects of the lectures and the names of the lecturers were The Renaissance and the Reformation by Ernest Barker Litt LL Principal of King's College Nicolas of Cusa by Jacob Phil Fellow of All Souls' College Oxford Sir John Fortescue by Miss Levett Lecturer in History and Tutor to Women Students at King's College Nicolo Machiavelli by Hearnshaw LL Professor of Mediseval History
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