Proceedings Magazine - 1880 Vol 6/3/13

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Mr. Chairman:-

By the valuation of coal is meant the estimation by experiment of its value as a calorific agent, and it will be admitted that the discovery of some method which will readily...

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  • The Valuation of Coal
    Prof. Charles E. Munroe

    Mr. Chairman:-

    By the valuation of coal is meant the estimation by experiment of its value as a calorific agent, and it will be admitted that the discovery of some method which will readily give accurate and reliable results, and which...

  • The Ventilation of Ships
    G. W. Baird

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:

    I think that the carbonic acid exhaled from our lungs or produced by combustion on board ship is not nearly so injurious to health or comfort as the foul gases of the bilge or the organic matter from our...

  • The Want of Docking Facilities in our Navy Yards
    U. S. G. White

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:-

    If there is any one thing in which we are deficient in our navy yard appointments it is in the matter of docks. We have not to-day a navy yard at which it can be said that there are any docking facilities....

  • The Naval Brigade
    John C. Soley

    Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen.

  • Professional Notes

    These Articles have not been read before the Institute, but are inserted by direction of the Executive Committee.

    Details Concerning the Capture of the Huascar. Questions Asked By the Officers of the U.S.S. Pensacola, and Answered...

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    ALGER, P. R., C.-Mid’n. “Richmond,”...

  • Books Received

    Momoires et Compte Rendu des Travaux de la Société des Ingeniéurs Civils, Paris, Mar.—Juillet, 1880 (5).

    Journal of the Military Service Institution of the U. S. No. 2.

    Bulletin of the American...


 
 

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