Knight's New Mechanical Dictionary; A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. with Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...of half a wave-length is Fig. 1468. Koenig's Interference Apparatus. See "Manufacturer and Builder,"' viii. 12. and v. 13, Fig. 8, also numbers for January nnd.July, 1874, in regard to the application of resonators and mirrors in investigating the properties of sound. See also Curve Instrument;hlectrical Diapason; Flame Manometer; Iiarmograph, supra; and Pendulum InstruMent, infra. In'ter-me'di-ate Floor. (Raihooy.) A floor consisting of boards placed between the sills and floor-limbers of passenger cars nnd between the deafening or under floor and the upper or main floor. The purpose of the intermediate floor is to exclude noise and stiffen the floor-timbers.--Forney. In'ter-me'di-ate Mo'tion. A device placed between a horse-power and a machine to be driven, to convert the motion of the tumbling-rod of the former into a baud motion for the latter. The tumbling-rod is coupled to the gimb: il shown ou the left, and the motion is communicated by master wheel, pinion and bevel wheels (in the case) to the band pulleys. The latter are two in number, to serve separate machines. Also known as a jack; a jack serving 3 machines is shown at E, Fig. 2569, p. 1126, "Mtch. Diet" INTERMEDIATE SPINNING FRAME. 503 INVERTED STEAM ENGINE. Fig. 1460. In'ter-me'di-ate Spinning Frame. In the series of spinning frames, consisting of stubbing, intermediate, roving, and fine roving frames. Internal Gage. A gage for testing internal sizes; holes and other spaces. An internal diameter gage. The cylindrical gage is a favorite form; see Fig. m (plain), p. 244, supra. Also Fig. 991 (threaded), p. 322, Ibid. In-ter'nal Prea'sure Gage. Lieut. Metcalfe's internal pressure gage, for testing pressures in exploding ordnance, is described and illustrated in the...
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