The Armour Engineer, Vol. 17

The Armour Engineer, Vol. 17 : Published Quarterly by the College of Engineering, Armour Institute of Technology; November, 1925 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Armour Engineer, Vol. 17: Published Quarterly by the College of Engineering, Armour Institute of Technology; November, 1925 For operating more than one car an automatic air brake was devised. \vith this type, triple valves take the place of engineer's valves on each car and a new type of engineer's valve is installed on a. Train line, which acts like the electric train line with the contactor system connecting through between the cars. With this arrange ment. In making an application of air, the train line is reduced. Causing the triple valve to operate and apply the brakes. To release the brakes, the train-line pressure is built up. If any cars become uncoupled or a hose be disconnected, the air is drained from the train line and the brakes make contact immediately. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 218g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243067763
  • 9780243067763