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The Resource A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways : a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages

A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways : a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages

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A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways : a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages
Title
A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways
Title remainder
a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UBY
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1795-
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Guyonneau de Pambour, F.-M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
TJ604
LC item number
.G96 1840a
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Locomotives
  • Pennsylvania
Label
A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways : a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "To which is added an appendix showing the expense of conveying goods by locomotive engines on railroads, and a new theory of the steam engine by the Chev F.M.G. de Pambour."
  • 1st edition pub. 1835 under title: Traité théorique et pratique des machines locomotives
  • "A new theory of the steam engine" has separate t.-p. and pagination
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
81245590
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2nd American ed.
Extent
xvi, [17]-304, 48 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates
Lccn
16024259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)81245590
Label
A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways : a work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which ought to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; &c. with practical tables giving at once the results of the formulæ; founded upon a great many new experiments made on a large scale in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway with many different engines and considerable trains of carriages
Publication
Note
  • "To which is added an appendix showing the expense of conveying goods by locomotive engines on railroads, and a new theory of the steam engine by the Chev F.M.G. de Pambour."
  • 1st edition pub. 1835 under title: Traité théorique et pratique des machines locomotives
  • "A new theory of the steam engine" has separate t.-p. and pagination
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
81245590
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2nd American ed.
Extent
xvi, [17]-304, 48 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates
Lccn
16024259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)81245590

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