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Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 111
Heading: London Institution
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   
Topic: [Lecture on safety valves of steam vessels]
Person: CLEMENT, M.   PARTINGTON, Mr.   PEPYS, Mr.   BIRKBECK, Mr.   
Institution: London Institution   
Lecture
Issue: 011, 29/02/28 p. 175
Heading: Tabular View of the Seven Bridges across the Thames, at London
Category: Engineering   Bridges   
Topic: [London bridges: their architects, measurements, materials used and dates built]
Person: RENNIE, J.   MYLNE, R.   LABELYE   WALKER, James   
Source: Britton`s Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London   
Table
Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 287
Heading: Monument to James Watt, in Edinburgh
Category: Engineering   
Topic: [Subscription for the Monument to Watt, in Edinburgh. Founding of "The Watt Institution"]
Person: WATT, James   
Institution: Watt Institution   

Issue: 019, 28/03/28 p. 299
Heading: Model of the Emperor of Austria`s Salt Mine
Category: Engineering   Salt Mining   Popularization Of Science   Children   
Topic: [Exhibition of the Imperial Salt Mine recommended for children. Location unnamed]
Person: AUSTRIA, Emperor of   
Exhibition
Issue: 021, 04/04/28 p. 332-333
Heading: Varieties -- Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Tunnels   
Topic: [Proposal to construct a tunnel under the Vistula, Warsaw]
Person: BRUNEL   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Engineering   
Topic: Nicholson`s School of Architecture and Engineering. [Publication on "architectural science and construction"]
Person: NICHOLSON, Mr. Peter   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Engineering), Para 4
Category: Engineering   Tunnels   
Topic: Prevention of Tunnel Accidents
Person: HILL   BRUNEL   
Letter Signed: J. R. HILL (patentee of the Steam Carriage)

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Geology, Para 4
Category: Geology   Engineering   
Topic: Strata at the Thames Tunnel

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 3
Category: Engineering   
Topic: Naval Windmill. [Ship in peril saved by application of a windmill to the pump]
Person: BARTLETT, Capt. (of Plymouth)   

Issue: 043, 20/08/28 p. 685
Heading: Beale and Porter`s Patent for "A New Mode of Communicating Heat"
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Cookery   
Topic: [Method of heating "animal or vegetable substances" and keeping them hot, using a double pot]
Person: BEALE   PORTER   

Issue: 050, 08/10/28 p. 796
Heading: Canal from Toulouse to Bayonne
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: [Survey of the scale of work to be done to build the Toulouse to Bayonne canal]

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 812
Heading: Delaware and Hudson Canal
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: [Route of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. This private enterprise in the State of New York is nearly complete]

Issue: 053, 29/10/28 p. 843-844
Heading: Opening of the St. Katharine Docks. (Communicated by our worthy friend and esteemed Correspondent, Mr. Humphrey Hugginson)
Category: Engineering   Docks   
Topic: [Account of the ceremony at the opening of St. Katharine Docks, October 1828]
Person: LARPENT, Mr.   FITZGERALD, Mr. Vesey   FLOWER, Sir Charles   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Canal in Russia, Para 1
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: [The new (Kirilovskoi) canal to link Archangel and St. Petersburg. The article also deals with the development of Russia`s canal system in general]
Source: Journal Francais de Petersbourg, 1828, No. 71   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Varieties
Heading: Purification of Water, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Water Supply   
Topic: Purification of Water. [System adopted at Greenock]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 890
Heading: Roads in France
Category: Engineering   Roads   
Topic: [Extent of highways in France, their state of repair and projected expenditure to complete the "line of communication" ]
Person: PASQUIER, Baron   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 893
Heading: Varieties, Para 7
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: Great Dutch Canal. [The building of the canal from Amsterdam to the sea, begun in 1819 and finished in 1825]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Integumentary System   Hair   Engineering   
Topic: Indestructibility of Hair. [Some hair dating back to Charles II has been found caulking an oak plank from an old ship. Hair was used as caulking material by the navy until 1791. No other animal substance could survive the continual exposure to water]
Person: RICE, Mr.   KNOWLES, Mr.   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Ships   Wood   Timber   
Topic: Mixture of Woods. [The many woods from different parts of the world, used in shipbuilding, must make one another rot. This would be a good subject for "a scientific and philosophical inquiry"]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Steam Power   Water   Inventions   
Topic: Water. [Brande exhibits a model of a water-filtering invention]
Person: BRANDE   

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 300
Heading: The Royal Institution
Category: Engineering   
Topic: [Models of Brunel`s block machinery demonstrated by Farraday]
Person: BRUNEL   FARADAY   
Institution: Board of Admiralty   Royal Institution   
Demonstration, May, 1829
Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Meteorological Observations and Predictions, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Inventions   Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [Morin, having learned all the languages of Europe, now asks for help in his researches from learned Europeans. He describes the hygrometer of Daniell and various barometers. He gives a theoretical and practical account of short-term and long-term weather forecasting]
Person: MORIN, M.   GREURY, M. Carilian   DANIELL   
Source: Morin: Memoir on the Progress of the Correspondence for the Advancement of Meteorology   
Institution: Observatory of Paris   

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 366, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Compression Pump of M. Thilorier, Para 4
Category: Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Monthyon prize for mechanical inventions awarded to Thilorier]
Person: THILORIER, M.   NAVIER, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 16/05/1829
Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 446, Section: Varieties
Heading: Channels of Trade--England and France, Para 4
Category: Trade   Engineering   
Topic: [Statistical comparison of roads, canals and railways in England and France]

Issue: 091, 22/07/29 p. 462-463
Heading: Telford`s System of Road-Making
Category: Engineering   Roads   
Topic: [Experiment conducted by Telford on a section of London road, North of the Highgate archway. It proves that a road needs a strong stone pavement beneath, or a layer of Parker`s cement and gravel with a coat of Hartshill stone, to keep the surface layer from wearing down]
Person: TELFORD, Thomas   
Source: Report to the Commissioners for the improvement of the road form London to Holyhead   

Issue: 091, 22/07/29 p. 463, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Menai Bridge, Para 1
Category: Engineering   Roads   Bridges   Public Adminstration   
Topic: [The Menai Bridge -- Tolls, offset by repairs -- Accounts from the opening, January 1826, until April 1829. The Conway Bridge -- Accounts from the opening , June 1826, until April 1829]

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 504-505
Heading: Mr Martin`s Inventions
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Steam Power   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Seven new inventions by John Martin. The Athenaeum believes Mr. Martin should be in a book it has recently reviewed, "Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties". The inventions range from an "elastic iron ship", an instrument to remedy the inconvenience of "back-water" in steam navigation, a new use of the paddle in steam navigation, an elastic chain-cable for ships, coast lights, a means of preventing explosion in coal mines, a system of purifying London water, a plan to drain marshy lands by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Silver Mine in Spain, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Mining   Silver   
Topic: [A silver mine has recently been found at Ogarzun, which goes back to the Romans. A "company of capitalists" connected with Mexico have subscribed nine thousand pounds with which they hope to work the mine]
Person: HANNIBAL   

Issue: 103, 14/10/29 p. 651, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Comparative Strength of Various Substances, Para 2
Category: Physics   Engineering   
Topic: [Emerson`s experiments on the weight which can safely be withstood by : iron, brass, certain woods, freestone. Also the length to which others can be stretched before breaking: cast steel, Swedish iron, English iron, cast iron, cast copper, yellow brass, cast tin, cast lead, hemp rope]
Person: EMERSON   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: Visit of Baron Humboldt to the Ural Mountains
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   Geology   Palaeontology   Engineering   Gold Mining   
Topic: [Two letters from Baron Humboldt read at the French Academy, the first describing his trip to the gold mines of Borosowsk, the mines of Malachite, of Gumeselesski, Tagilsk, and the washings of gold and platina, the second describing an excursion to the frontiers of the Chinese empire]
Person: HUMBOLDT   ARAGO, M.   GAY-LUSSAC   ROSE   EHREMBERG   VILLIAMINOT, General   LITVINOT, General   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter[s], 11/11/29
Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 795, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Stone Bridge over the Avon at Bristol, Para 1
Category: Engineering   Bridges   
Topic: [The plans for a stone bridge, of three hundred feet, across the Avon, have been submitted to Telford]
Person: TELFORD, Thomas   

Issue: 114, 30/12/29 p. 823, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Locomotive Steam Carriage, Para 3
Category: Transport   Engineering   Steam Power   
Topic: ["The Novelty" steam engine, by Braithwaite and Enison, has drawn a load ten times its own weight between Manchester and Liverpool]
Person: BRAITHWAITE   ENISON   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Person: WATSON   POCOCK   WOLLASTON   
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 1830
Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 175
Heading: Dick`s Patent Suspension Railway
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three models of the railway, which may be raised "to pass over the tops of houses and trees", are being exhibited in Edinburgh]
Person: DICK   
Source: Edinburgh Literary Gazette   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Society of Arts. Conversazione, Tuesday, March 23rd
Category: Agriculture   History   Engineering   Inventions   Manufactures   Steam Power   Education   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: Corn Mills. [The Athenaeum finds the subject of the lecture resistant to illustration or public demonstration; the material could have been found in books]
Person: AIKEN   VITRUVIUS   
Institution: Society of Arts   
Lecture, 23/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Heading: Expense of maintaining Roads in France
Category: Public Administration   Engineering   Roads   Communication   
Topic: [Statistics on different grades of road in France: "routes royales", "routes departementales" and "routes vicinales"]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203-204
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Engineering   Ships   Chemistry   
Topic: [Panillot`s plan "for the preservation of vessels from shipwreck", by wrapping the cargo in "cloth rendered impervious". Serullas` observations on chloruret of iodine]
Person: PANILLOT, M.   SERULLAS, M.   BERZELIUS   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 238
Heading: Road-making in France
Category: Engineering   Roads   Communication   France   
Topic: [Quest`s second brochure on how to improve French roads]
Person: QUEST, M.   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 254
Category: Engineering   
Topic: A patent for boring wells to a great depth [...] granted [...] to an inhabitant of Brussels
Person: NETHERLANDS, King of   

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 266-267
Heading: On the Flowing of Sand. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Mechanics   Mechanical Properties Of Solids   Engineering   Mining   
Topic: [Sand flows out of a tube with a hole near the bottom at the same rate, whether the tube was filled up with it or nearly empty to begin with. Some of the weight must be borne by the sides of the tube. The resistance offered by sand in an open pipe makes it a useful material in mining, to confine the gunpowder when blasting rocks]
Person: FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 23/04/30
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 270
Heading: Boring of Wells
Category: Engineering   Mining   Industry   Public Health   Water Supply   
Topic: [An English company has been given the contract to bore Artesian Wells in France]
Institution: Government of France   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Category: Engineering   Bridges   
Topic: [Suspension bridge to be constructed at Warsaw]

Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 363
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 10th
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   Physics   Electricity   Engineering   
Topic: [1. Thompson of Glasgow on minerals. 2. Fox on the electric current. 3. Members, including Brunel, elected Fellows]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   THOMPSON, Dr.   FOX   BRUNEL   
Institution: Royal Society   
, 10/06/1830
Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Preservation of Wine, Para 11
Category: Food   Wine-making   Physics   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [...]M. Collardeau contrived a machine which he presented to the Academie des Sciences, for trying the strength of bottles by an arrangement similar to Bramah`s hydraulic press..
Person: COLLARDEAU, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Substitute for Fire, Para 12
Category: Physics   Heat   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [A new machine which produces heat]

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 427-428
Heading: Stone Railways. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Engineering   Roads   Transport   Communication   
Topic: [A letter from "an old coachman" in St. Marylebone. It contains a plea for all roads to be built with two lines of curb-stones laid down the middle for the wheels of carriages. It shows the results of "an experiment made the other day with a double-bodied phaeton on three roads"]
Letter, 05/07/1830 Signed: D. F. W.; Ed`s Mark: WALKER

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443-444
Heading: Steam-Carriages
Category: Steam Power   Physics   Mechanics   Engineering   Philosophy Of Science   Theory And Practice   
Topic: [The limitations of steam power. Steam engines could not be made to go up hills without making them wastefully large. As yet this only makes them suitable for level railways. It is impossible to predict what future changes may be made. In the case of steam navigation it took from 1736 (when the idea of steam-boats was first patented) to 1805, to put a boat to sea]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 444
Heading: Sheathing of Ships
Category: Engineering   Materials Testing   Ships   Physics   Chemistry   Philosophy Of Science   Theory And Practice   
Topic: [Copper bottoms for ships are effective at stopping shells and seaweeds attaching themselves but the copper soon wears out. If the copper is in contact with zinc or iron, this does not happen. (Davy made some unsuccessful experiments on "sheathing" ships and another unnamed "scientific man" is working on the same thing now). Even if this research into electric action on metals may not be applied to the cladding of ships, it may be applied to other structures or in building]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 458-459, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. On the Rosetta branch of the Nile, below Tervane, 2nd April, 1830
Category: Geography   Travel   Egypt   Agriculture   Engineering   Canals   Communication   Archaeology   
Topic: [The Consul-General to the Emperor of Austria at Alexandria describes his tour, in the first half of a letter forwarded to the Athenaeum by Smith. It concentrates on water: the disrepair of the ancient canal and irrigation system of the Fayum; the waters of Lake Meris; the route to Suez]
Institution: East India Company   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cement of Algiers, Para 10
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [Cement in Algiers is made of charcoal, lime, sand and a little oil, and baked for three days until it is very hard. The method is believed to have come from the Romans. The composition of Algiers glue is also given]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475
Heading: Egyptian Temples. [From Personal Observation]
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Architecture   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: The numerous antique temples that still decorate the Egyptian plains, are mostly built of a compact sandstone...
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 477-478
Heading: Effect of Sea-water on Wrought Iron
Category: Engineering   Materials Testing   Chemistry   Ships   
Topic: The partial conversion of cast iron into a substance resembling plumbago...[Now similar changes have been observed in wrought iron]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Interesting Discovery, Para 7
Category: Botany   Trees   Manufactures   Engineering   Ships   Materials Testing   
Topic: [An association at Lyons have discovered many new industrial uses for Linden bark]

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 488-489
Heading: The Gazette of Cairo
Category: Geography   Egypt   Communication   Periodicals   Engineering   Lighting   
Topic: [A new newspaper, "The Occurrences of Cairo", is being published in Turkish and Arabic. It includes an item on the exhibition of outdoor gas-lighting by an English engineer in his own garden in Cairo]
Person: EGYPT, Viceroy of   
Source: The Cairo Gazette   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Heading: Canal Monsieur, Para 1
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: [Canal opened between the Rhine and Rhone in July]

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Heading: Watch-making, Para 7
Category: Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Horology   
Topic: [Watch-making school to be established at Macon]

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 524
Heading: Steam-Engines
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Ships   Tunnels   
Topic: [Improvement in the compactness of the machinery by attaching the piston-rods to the cranks of the paddle shafts]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 526
Heading: Granite Millstones, Para 5
Category: Industry   Engineering   Materials Testing   Agriculture   Water Power   Railways   
Topic: The attempts made at Breslau to convert granite into millstones have been attended with entire success..

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 540-541
Heading: The Camera Lucida
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Art   
Topic: [A discussion of a drawing device which makes the image appear projected on the paper. If it is not used properly or one receives a faulty model the desired image will appear distorted]

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Chemistry   Water   Engineering   Chemical Industry   Gas Power   Gas   Lighting   Geography   North America   
Topic: [In the state of New York an entire village is currently being (dimly) lit by some unspecified form of natural gas]
Source: Gazette Litteraire   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Life-buoys, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Proposed new safety device for swimmers: each bather to be linked by a cord to a floating cork ball. The Athenaeum foresees these cords becoming entangled with the cords of other bathers and creating greater danger]
Source: The Times   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Opposite Effects of Moisture on Paper and Linen, Para 18
Category: Engineering   Manufactures   Materials Testing   Paper   Textiles   Industry   Art   
Topic: [Paper expands when wet, and linen, from which paper is made, shrinks. The explanation.]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Mosaic Pavements, Para 13
Category: Geography   Italy   Architecture   Art   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [The pavements of churches in Sicily are often decorated with marbles cut in hollowed patterns, into which is poured melted "asphaltum". The asphalt occurs naturally, mixed with sand]

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Public Thermometer, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Meteorology   
Topic: [Huge thermometer to go on the outside of the Warsaw bank]
Person: GIRARD   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 588-589
Heading: Manchester Railway
Category: Steam Power   Communication   Ships   Railways   Engineering   Inventions   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [A short article on the rapid advance of steam power in approximately twenty years, from the author`s first experience of a slow paddle steamer ride from Bath to Bristol to today`s "steam carriages, flying over the country at the rate of thirty miles an hour". The engines are described as if animate. There are general observations on the state of the arts]
Person: HUSKISSON   WELLINGTON, Duke of   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 591
Heading: New Canals in Russia, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Communication   Canals   
Topic: [All three Russian canals started in 1825 will soon be ready for navigation]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 605-606
Heading: Liverpool and Manchester Railway
Category: Engineering   Transport   Steam Power   Railways   
Topic: [Lengthy, abridged article from the "Liverpool Mercury" on the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It goes into the need for a railway: the rise in population, the increase of mechanization, the expanding traffic on the existing waterways and goes on to enumerate the cost, the engineering feats required and the exact route of the railway]
Person: BRIDGWATER, Duke of   JAMES   SANDERS   
Source: Liverpool Mercury   

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Issue: 002, 29/01/28 p. 24
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   
Title: Popular Lectures on the Steam-Engine
Author: LARDNER, Rev. Dionysius   
Attribution: Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in the University of London

Issue: 045, 03/09/28 p. 708-710
Heading: The Steam-Engine
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   
Title: A Treatise on the Steam-Engine, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive
Author: FAREY, John   
Attribution: Engineer

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Practical Mechanics
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Water Power   
Title: A Compendium of Mechanics; or Text Book for Engineers, Mill-wrights, Machine-makers, Founders, Smiths, Etc., containing practical Rules and Tables, connected with the Steam-Engine, Water Wheel, Pump, and Mechanics in general; also, Examples for each Rule calculated in Decimal Arithmetic, which renders this Treatise particularly adapted for the use of operative Mechanics
Author: BRUNTON, Robert   

Issue: 068, 11/02/29 p. 92
Heading: Hum Chi Bung
Category: Geography   China   Engineering   Roads   
Title: Practical Considerations on the Road Question; with a brief examination of the impolicy of endangering the vested interests of the numerous classes dependent on the maintenance of the ancient system, and an appeal to the wisdom of the Chinese people against the delusive speculations of rash and unprincipled Speculators. Pekin; in the year of the world 872.344.697. (Chinese date)--i.e. A.D. 1828; (Originally Hum Chi Bung quee ick-er-ee ev-enn pi quat-si ching dol)
Author: LOLL-LE-POP   
Attribution: Mandarin of Three Tails, and Grandee of Five Rows of Buttons
Chinese; 1828
Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 151-152
Heading: The Dry Rot
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Ships   Timber   
Title: The Cause of Dry Rot Discovered: with a Description of a Patent Invention for preserving Decked Vessels from dry Rot and Goods on board from damage by Heat
Author: GEORGE, John   
Attribution: Barrister-at-law

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 279
Heading: Canals in France
Category: Geography   France   Engineering   Canals   
Title: Dissertation on the Canal of Provence. (Forming the third part of the Letters on Marseilles)
Author: JULIANI, M. Jules   
Attribution: Merchant

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 609
Heading: Mechanics
Category: Mechanics   Physics   Engineering   Mathematics   
Title: A concise System of Mechanics in Theory and Practice, with Original and Practical Remarks, Rules, Experiments, Tables, and Calculations, for the Use of Practical Men
Author: HAY, James   
Attribution: Land Surveyor

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 720-721
Heading: The Landscape Annual
Category: Geography   History   Switzerland   Italy   Engineering   Canals   
Title: The Landscape Annual for 1830

Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 786-787
Heading: The Comic Annual
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Literature   Poetry   Periodicals   
Title: The Comic Annual. [Containing a quotation from "Sonnet on Steam", by an "Under-Ostler"]
Author: HOOD, Thomas   

Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 52-53
Heading: Love of Knowledge
Category: Popularization Of Science   Engineering   Canals   Psychology   Mental Development   
Title: The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties; with Illustrations. Part VIII. of the Library of Entertaining Knowledge
Author: KNIGHT, Charles   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Inventions   Engineering   Steam Power   Communication   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Arcana of Science and Art; or, an Annual Register of Popular Inventions and Improvements, Etc

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