Steam Engines - Engineering Education Series

By: Shealy, E.M.

Price: $166.35

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290 pages including index. Illustrated with line drawings. Probable first printing as printing/impression not stated. Written to serve as a textbook for correspondence students in the University of Wisconsin Extension Division. The third of a series of three textbooks designed for those students pursuing a general course in Steam Engineering. Covers the fundamental principles underlying the operation of the steam engine in as simple and nonmathematical a way as possible. Section on valve gears is more complete than other sections as this topic is usually less understood than others by operating engineers. Chapters include: Principles of the Steam Engine; Corliss and Other Engines; Parts of the Steam Engine; Heat, Work, and Pressure; Properties of Steam; Indicators; Indicated and Brake Horsepower; Action of Steam in the Cylinder; Steam Engine Testing; The Slide Valve; The Valve Diagram; Valve Setting; Shifting Eccentric and Meyer Valve; Reversing Mechanisms; Corliss Valve Gears; Coverning; Compound Engines; Condensing Apparatus; Lubrication; Steam Turbines. Former owner's signature inside front board, else unmarked. Gilt lettering upon spine worn but legible. Green boards with ample but not excessive wear.

Title: Steam Engines - Engineering Education Series

Author Name: Shealy, E.M.

Categories: Engineering,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1919

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 62407339

Keywords: Steam Engines - Engineering Education Series 290 pages including index. Illustrated with line drawings. Probable first printing as printing/impression not stated. Written to serve as a textbook for correspondence students in the University of Wisconsin,