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PRACTICAL TREATISE

ON

LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES

UPON RAILWAYS.

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 RE-
SULTS IT WILL PRODUCE UNDER VARIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, AND IN DIFFERENT LOCALITIES;
TO DETERMINE THE QUANTITY OF FUEL AND WATER IT WILL REQUIRE; TO FIX THE PRO-
PORTIONS WHICH OUGHT TO BE ADOPTED, IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ENGINE, TO MAKE
IT ANSWER ANY INTENDED PURPOSE ; ETC.;

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.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

AN APPENDIX;

SHOWING THE EXPENSE OF CONVEYING GOODS, BY LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES, ON RAILROADS.

BY THE
uronneau

CHEV. F. M. G. DE PAMBOUR,

FORMERLY A STUDENT OF THE ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, LATE OF THE ROYAL
ARTILLERY, ON THE STAFF IN THE FRENCH SERVICE, KNIGHT OF THE ROYAL ORDER OF

THE LEGION D'HONNEUR, ETC.,

DURING A RESIDENCE IN ENGLAND FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES.

LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY JOHN WEALE,

ARCHITECTURAL LIBRARY, 59, HIGH HOLBORN.

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