Vol xxv, 1909/10

Table of Contents

Preliminary pages

Title page
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Contents page
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Act of incorporation
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Rules and by-laws
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Appendix to the by-laws
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List of members
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Presentations to the library
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Annual meeting, 14th October, 1909 and various general meetings from 10th March, 1910 to 8th September, 1910
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Annual report and Account of receipts and expenditure
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Balance sheet
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Minutes of Proceedings for 10th March, 1910

Address by the president
Edward J. Erskine
Discussion on Address by the president
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Minutes of Proceedings for 19th April, 1910

Pneumatic tools
Arthur P. Smith
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Minutes of Proceedings for 12th May, 1910

Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk
W. H. German
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Discussion on Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk
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Minutes of Proceedings for 9th June, 1910

Rotary engines
R. J. Vincent
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Discussion on rotary engines
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Minutes of Proceedings for 14th July, 1910

On the growth of Algae in reservoirs and how to treat it
James Faulkner
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Lighthouses. Some historical and descriptive notes
James Shirra
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Minutes of Proceedings for 11th August, 1910

Notes on the equipment and working of an installation of 20 boilers in a sugar refinery
James Kidd
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Discussion on the Notes on the equipment and working of an installation of 20 boilers in a sugar refinery
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Minutes of Proceedings for 8th September, 1910

Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency
G. A. Julius

Plates

I - Address by the president. Cost of printing; income and expenditure per ; number of members for the years 1900-1909
Edward J. Erskine
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II - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Fig. 1 Diagrammatic sketch of route. Fig. 2 Photograph of the steamer "Fiona"
W. H. German
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III - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Fig. 1 Pipe system delivering across the wharf at the Chelsea Refinery. Fig. 2 storage tank
W. H. German
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IV - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Fig. 1 General view of Lautoka Mill. Fig. 2. Carrying capacity of different sized pipes
W. H. German
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V - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Figs. 1-2 Beach tank with pump
W. H. German
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VI - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Figs. 1 and 2 show the 6in. and 10in. pipe line
W. H. German
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VII - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Fig. 1 Shows the 6in. and 10in. pipe line. Fig. 2 A beach tank at Lautoka
W. H. German
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VIII - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Figs. 1 A train of small tank trucks. Fig. 2 Train carrying sugar
W. H. German
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IX - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Fig. 1 Train carrying sugar cane. Fig. 2. A train carrying sugar
W. H. German
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X - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Figs. 1-2 Show the trucks being filled at Rarawai
W. H. German
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XI - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Diagram of a 7 ft. diameter montejus
W. H. German
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XII - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Figs. 1-2 Show the steamer, the pipe line, and the main receiving tank
W. H. German
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XIII - Some notes upon the transport of molasses in bulk. Photograph of a branch delivering to subsidiary tanks
W. H. German
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XIV - Rotary engines. Figs. 1 Diagram of a rotating globe invented by "Hero", in 150 B.C. Fig. 2 Diagram of Pilbrow's successive expansion turbine
R. J. Vincent
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XV - Rotary engines. Fig. 1. Robert Wilson patent for improvements to rotary engines. Fig. 2. An early Parson's turbine
R. J. Vincent
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XVI - Rotary engines. Fig. 1. machinery and propellers of S.Y. "Turbinia" - 2000 h.p. Fig. 2. De Laval's impulse type steam turbine
R. J. Vincent
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XVII - Rotary engines. Fig. 1 Francis turbine. Fig. 2. A production of the Curtis Company, 5000 and 9000 k.w. sets
R. J. Vincent
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XVIII - Rotary engines. Fig. 1. Parson's type of turbine - plan of principal turbine pipe connection
R. J. Vincent
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XIX - Rotary engines. Diagram showing a curve of the Parsons turbine (140 lbs. steam pressure, 27 in. vacuum, 100 deg. sup.)
R. J. Vincent
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XX - Rotary engines. Diagram showing a curve from the Curtis turbine (150 lbs. steam pressure, 28 in. vacuum, 100 deg. sup.)
R. J. Vincent
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XXI - Rotary engines. Diagram showing the relative curves of a Parsons turbine and a modern high-speed reciprocating engine
R. J. Vincent
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XXII - Rotary engines. Figs. 1 Section of the Lee/Brown rotary engine. Fig. 2 Plan of the engine. Fig. 3 Engine showing the regulating valve
R. J. Vincent
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XXIII - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Fig . 1. The Cordouan Tower. Fig . 2 A lighthouse burner by Messrs. Schmidt and Ford
James Shirra
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XXIV - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Fig. 1. Lighthouse Green Cape
James Shirra
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XXV - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Fig. 1. Green Cape Lightkeepers' Quarters Fig. 2. Twofold Bay lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXV - Notes on the equipment and working of an installation of 20 boilers in a sugar refinery. Figs. 1-3 Regulating valve in mechanical stokers
James Kidd
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XXVI - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Photographs of Point Perpendicular Lighthouse and Jervis Bay Lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXVI - Notes on the equipment and working of an installation of 20 boilers in a sugar refinery. Figs. 1-2 Diagrams of Cornish boilers
James Kidd
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XXVII - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Photographs of Crookhaven Lighthouse and Wollongong Lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXVII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 Single-acting gas engine. Fig. 2. Indicator diagram. Fig. 3 Small gas engine
G. A. Julius
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XXVIII - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Photographs of Hornby Lighthouse and Nora Head Lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXVIII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency
G. A. Julius
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XXIX - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Photographs of Seal Rocks Lighthouse and Smoky Cape Lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXIX - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency.
G. A. Julius
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XXX - Lighthouses some historical and descriptive notes. Photographs of Clarence River Lighthouse and Amadee Island Lighthouse
James Shirra
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XXX - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 Brake horse power. Fig. 2 "Alden" water friction brake. Fig. 3 Dynamometer
G. A. Julius
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XXXI - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Figs.1-2 Premier four-cycle 350 horse power engine at full load
G. A. Julius
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XXXII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 & 2 Mathot recorder fitted to a McInnes-Dobbie, Fig 3 Mathot record from a 70 horse power Crossley gas engine
G. A. Julius
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XXXIII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 Test of a Tangye engine . Figs. 2-3 Shows set of explosion records
G. A. Julius
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XXXIV - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 explosion records from Mathot's work. Fig.2 and 3 indicator
G. A. Julius
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XXXV - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 Optical indicator on a gas engine. Fig. 2 Six diagrams from a four-cycle engine
G. A. Julius
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XXXVI - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency.
G. A. Julius
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XXXVII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1, 2, and 3. Two-cycle engine
G. A. Julius
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XXXVIII - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency
G. A. Julius
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XXXIX - Gas engines and the determination of their commercial efficiency. Fig. 1 - A group of 25 twin tandem, four cycle, four cylinder Allis Chalmers gas engines
G. A. Julius
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