Description

THE JOURNAL

Vol 28 – No. 1 – 1951-53

CONTENTS

Pg iv – List of Officers of the Society, 1951-52 and 1952-53

Pg xi – List of Illustrations

Pg 1 – Chapman’s Locomotives, 1812-1815, Some Facts and Some Speculations
By E.A. Forward, A.R.C.S., M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 21 – Peter William Willans (1851-1892)
By Kyrle W. Willans, M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 35 – Canal Lifts and Inclines, with Particular Reference to those in the British Isles
By D.H. Tew, M.A. (Member)

Pg 59 – Early Refining of Pig Iron in England
By H.R. Schubert, M.A., Ph.D. (Member)

Pg 77 – The Macintosh: The Paternity of an Invention
By H. Schurer, Ph.D., F.L.A.

Pg 89 – The Development of Postal Franking Machines
By A.R.J. Ramsey, F.C.I.P.A. (Member)

Pg 105 – The Scientific Basis for Leonardo Da Vinci’s Work in Technology – an Appreciation
By Ivor B. Hart, O.B.E., Ph.D., B.Sc. (Member)

Pg 131 – History and Particulars of the Brass Battery Process
By B. De Soyres, M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 137 – Memorials to Engineers and Men of Science
By Eng.-Capt. E.C. Smith, O.B.E., R.N. (Retd.) (Past President)

Pg 141 – James Hargraves and the Invention of the Spinning Jenny
By W.A. Hunter

Pg 153 – The Earl of Dudley’s Level New Furnaces
By T.M. Hoskison, M.A. (Member)

Pg 163 – The Centenary of the Patent Office
By A.A. Gomme, M.B.E., A.C.G.I. (Member of Council)

Pg 169 – The Decapod Locomotive of the Great Eastern Railway
By W.O. Skeat, B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E (Member)

Pg 187 – Some Factors in the Early Development of the Centrifugal Pump, 1689-1851
By L.E. Harris, A.M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Hist.S. (Member of Council)

Pg 203 – The History of Diamond Polishing
By P. Grodzinski, A.M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 207 – The Preservation of Historic Machinery and its Problems
By A. Stowers, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.C.E., F.M.A. (Vice President)