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Published in a revised edition (updated by Martin Evans) by Argus Books limited in 1982, in paperback, ISBN 0852423772, the author (Karl Noble Harris) has assembled the essentials of the subject in nine chapters covering general considerations and principles, efficiency, design features and general proportions. Considers types of boiler, methods of construction, flanging & forming plates, mountings & fittings, setting out, annealing, riveting, fuels and firing methods, boiler mountings, safety valves, water gauges, pressure gauges, stop valves, steam fountains, clack valves, blow-down valves, regulators, domes, steam collectors and separators, testing model boilers, test pressures, methods of testing, tube proportions (spacing and layout, superheaters and feedwater heaters), model locomotive-type boilers, and boiler designs. Includes the tables: properties of saturated steam, calorific values of various fuels, tube circumferences and surface areas, etc, gauges and weights of sheet copper, recommended screw threads for pipes and fittings, strength of round copper stays, safety valve sizes, properties of J.M.C silver brazing alloys, boiler evaporation figures. Illustrated, with diagrams
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Book Description Model & Allied, 1967. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0852423772
Book Description Model & Allied, 1967. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # HolzAbe_New_0852423772