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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: 060, 17/12/28 p. 957
Heading: Bread
Category: Geology   Steam Power   Penal Offences   Frauds   
Topic: [There is an illicit trade in pure Derbyshire spar, pulverized by steam engines to look like flour and sold to bakers]
Source: The Times   

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: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: Steam-Vessels
Category: Steam Power   Ships   
Topic: [Numbers and whereabouts of privately-owned steam vessels in Britain]

Issue: 077, 15/04/29 p. 232
Heading: New Arctic Expedition
Category: Geography   Arctic   Steam Power   
Topic: New Arctic Expedition. [A steam vessel will be used for the first time in Captain Ross`s expedition]
Person: ROSS, Capt.   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: American Navy, Para 5
Category: Ships   Steam Power   
Topic: [Increase in the American navy between 1827 and 1828]
Source: Report of the Secretary of the United States Navy   

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: 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: 115, 09/01/30 p. 14, Section: Science
Heading: Elastic Force of Steam, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Steam Power   Law   
Topic: A regulation of the French government for greater security against accident from steam-engines....
Person: ARAGO, M.   DE PRONY, M.   AMPERE, M.   DULONG, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Report, 30/11/1829
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   Zoology   Reptiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three papers: on polarized light; the skin of the crocodile; the steam-engine and its history]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   BELL, Charles   GILBERT, Davies   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], Feb., 1830
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: A Visionary of Fifty Years ago
Category: Science   Literature   Philosophy   Imagination   Inventions   Steam Power   
Topic: [A literary item, illustrating public resistance to new scientific ideas]
Person: GARRICK   DAVIES   BOSWELL   JOHNSON, Dr. Samuel   PRITCHARD   

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: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Heading: Improvements in Continental Travelling
Category: Communication   Steam Power   
Topic: [Paris to St. Petersburg, via Amsterdam, Hamburgh and Lubeck]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
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: 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: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 460
Heading: Velocity of Bodies. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   Physics   Mechanics   Fluid Mechanics   Aeromechanics   Steam Power   
Topic: [Letter responding to a short item in Athenaeum, Issue 142, p. 446, on the estimated speeds of different birds in the air. The letter says the paragraph in question makes a common mistake. It does not take into account the movements of the wind. It is the same mistake as overestimating the speed at which a steam boat travels by discounting the speed of the wind]
Letter Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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: 149, 04/09/30 p. 556-557
Heading: Mentz, August 22. [1830]
Category: Geography   Belgium   Germany   Travel   Communication   Transport   Steam Power   
Topic: [Item about travelling by boat from Rotterdam to Cologne, emphasizing the uncomfortable conditions, bad food and slow speed. The Athenaeum prefaces the piece with an annoucement: the correspondent, "A. B.", is to send regular notes from Germany]
Letter, 22/08/1830 Signed: "A. B."; Ed`s Mark: BERNAYS (Adolphus)

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: 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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Reviews

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: 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. 53
Heading: Hieroglyphics
Category: Archaeology   Philology   Philosophy Of Science   Steam Power   Christian Religion   
Title: Lectures on the Elements of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Antiquities
Author: SPINETO, Marquis   

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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