Scientific American Supplement, No. 388, June 9, 1883 eBook

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FARCOT’S IMPROVED WOOLF COMPOUND ENGINE.2
IRON AND STEEL.4
THE WORLD’S PRODUCTION OF PIG IRON.4
HEAT OF THE BLAST.5
WONDERFUL USES AND DEMAND FOR IRON AND STEEL.6
PROGRESS OF BESSEMER STEEL.7
LATEST IMPROVEMENTS IN IRON MAKING.8
STEEL RAILS 150 FEET LONG.8
BASIC STEEL.9
HONORS AND REWARDS TO INVENTORS.10
THE PATENT LAWS.10
GROWTH OF THE SIEMENS-MARTIN PROCESS.11
PRESENT PRODUCTION OF WROUGHT IRON.11
PROGRESS OF PUDDLING.12
GROSS OF IRON AND STEEL SHIP BUILDING.12
A GIGANTIC STEAMER.12
REMARKABLE MACHINERY AND TOOLS.13
THE FUTURE OF IRON AND STEEL.13
RAILWAY DEMAND FOR IRON AND STEEL.14
RELATIONS BETWEEN EMPLOYERS AND WORKMEN.14
THE “SWALLOW,” A NEW VEHICLE.15
BORING AN OIL WELL.16
A CEMENT RESERVOIR.17
MACHINE FOR GRINDING LITHOGRAPHIC INKS AND COLORS.18
A NEW EVAPORATING APPARATUS.18
THE PORTRUSH ELECTRIC RAILWAY, IRELAND.[1]21
THE THOMSON-HOUSTON ELECTRIC LIGHTING SYSTEM.28
THE AUTOMATIC CURRENT REGULATOR.30
THE THOMSON ARC LAMP.31
A MODIFICATION OF THE VIBRATING BELL.32
PHOTO PLATES—­WET AND DRY.33
INTENSIFIER FOR WET PLATES.34
GELATINO BROMIDE EMULSION WITH BROMIDE OF ZINC.34
DESIGN FOR A VILLA.36
WILLIAM SPOTTISWOODE.36
ACETATE OF LIME.37
THE REMOVAL OF AMMONIA FROM CRUDE GAS.38
RECONVERSION OF NITRO-GLYCERIN INTO GLYCERIN.39
CARBONIC ACID AND BISULPHIDE OF CARBON.[1]40
THE HAIR, ITS USE AND ITS CARE.[1]40
PNEUMONIA.47
THE TRUE FIRST STAGE OF CONSUMPTION.49
THE DEVELOPMENT OF TUBERCULAR MATTER IN THE BLOOD.50
THE VALUE OF COD-LIVER OIL IN THE PREVENTION OF CONSUMPTION.53
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SHOWING HOW THE BREATHING POWERS MAY BE DEVELOPED.56
THE EFFECTS OF ADEQUATE RESPIRATION IN SPECIAL CASES.57
VITAL DISCOVERIES IN OBSTRUCTED AIR AND VENTILATION.[1]57
THE RECENT ERUPTION OF ETNA.66
PHYSICS WITHOUT APPARATUS.67
THE TRAVELS OF THE SUN.67
PROPAGATION OF MAPLE TREES.70
DIOSCOREA RETUSA.70
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THE RED SPIDER.73
THE HELODERMA HORRIDUM.75
THE KANGAROO.79
JAPANESE PEPPERMINT.82
GLADIOLUS.83
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PATENTS.84
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