Vol 49 – No. 1 – 1977-78


Pg iv – Officers and Council, 1977-78

Pg 1 – Sherard Cowper-Coles: A Review of the Inception of Sherardising
C.A. Smith, PhD, C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E.

Pg 5 – Steam and the City: The Committee of Proprietors of the Invention for Raising Water by Fire, 1715-35
Alan Smith, BSc, C.Eng., M.I.Min.E. (Member)

Pg 21 – Thomas Paine and his ‘Pontifical Matters’
Professor E.L. Kemp, F.I.C.E., F.A.S.C.E., M.I.Struct.E. (Member)

Pg 41 – Boulton and Watt’s Organisation of Steam Engine Production Before the Opening of Soho Foundry
Jennifer Tann, BA, PhD (Member)

Pg 57 – The Early Development of the British Underground Trunk Telephone Network
Professor D.G. Tucker, DSc, C.Eng., F.I.E.E. (Member)

Pg 75 – Roman Canals
N.A.F. Smith, BSc (Eng)., PhD

Pg 87 – Menai Bridge (1818-26) and its Influence on Suspension Bridge Development
R.A. Paxton, MSc, C.Eng., M.I.C.E., M.I.Mun.E. (Member)

Pg 111 – Thirteenth Dickinson Memorial Lecture: Science and the Steam Engine in the Early Nineteenth Century Reconsidered
Professor D.S.L. Cardwell, BSc, PhD (Member)

Pg 121 – Scottish Engineers and Engineering: A Symposium

Pg 149 – Newcomen Engines at Whitehaven, Cumberland 1727-40
Communication by J.V. Beckett, BA, PhD

Pg 153 – Dry and Wet Puddling
Communication by R.A. Mott, DSc, F.R.I.C. (Member)

Pg 159 – Summer Meeting in East Kent, 1978
F. Scowen, BSc, C.Eng., M.I.E.E., M.Inst.P. (Member of Council)

Pg 165 – Annual Report of Council 1977-78

Pg 170 – Obituary Notices

Pg 175 – Index