Engineering Volume 27

Engineering Volume 27

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ... last year. Under Mr. MGller's directions the old highpressure cylinder was replaced by one 28 in. in diameter fitted with Corliss valves, the low-pressure cy-linder was fitted with an expansion slide, and the cranks were placed nearly at right angles, an intermediate re-ceiver and interheater being provided between the cy-linders. This interheater had to be placed against the wall of the engine-house, as shown, at some distance from AT THE PESTER WALZMUHLE, BUDA-PESTI-I. the engines. The latter were also fitted with a'_Porter also subjoin a comparative statement of the particulars and performance of the engine before and after the alterations: Coiplound wit nter------vYg.%f' mediate ' Receiver, 1878. Diameter of high-pressure cylinder 30 in. 28in. 1) low n!! 56 If 56 9'_ Stroke of both pistons 5ft. 6m. 5 ft. 6 in. Revolutions per minute 31 31 Pressure of steam in boilers 4 atmos. 4.1 atmos. Initial pressure in high-pressure cylinder 40 lb-56 lb. Mean pressure in high--pressure cy-linder... 26.1, 30.7, Mean pressure in low-pressure cy-linder... 4.44, 9.98, Indicated horse power in high-pres sure cylinder 189.5 HP. 192 HP. Indicated horse power in low-pres-sure cylinder 113.5, 254, Total indicated horse powe 303, 446, Cut ofi in high-pressure cylinder 0.66 0.35 Number of expansions... 5.29 11.1 Tumzsznnnvo rm: Hunso1v.--The Hudson River Tunnel Compan are confident of securing their charter b a Bill before the New York States Legislature, but fin them-selves vi orously opposed at every step by the New York Central ilroud Company, who ClJ8l19h no friendship for this formidable undertaking. COMPOUND HORIZONTAL ENGINE, AT THE PESTER WALZMUHLE, BUDA-PESTH. (For Description, see opposite Page). more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236825421