Proceedings Magazine - 1884 Vol 10/2/29

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In the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1883, provision was made for the construction of a house in which to test chronometers at different temperatures. Under that provision the...

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  • Method of Testing Chronometers at the U.S. Naval Observatory
    By Lieutenant E. K. Moore, U. S. N.

    In the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1883, provision was made for the construction of a house in which to test chronometers at different temperatures. Under that provision the present temperature room was built.

  • Charts and Chart Making
    Lieutenant John E. Pillsbury

    The question of aids to safety in navigation is of great importance to a very large portion of mankind.

  • Notes on the Literature of Explosives
    Prof. Charles E. Munroe

    No. VI.

    *As it is proposed to continue these Notes from time to time, authors, publishers and manufacturers will do the writer a favor by sending him copies of their papers, publications or trade circulars.

     

    In No. V of...

  • Suggestions in Favor of More Practical and Efficient Service Exercises
    Lieutenant Nathan Sargent

    The signs of the times, as shown by the recommendations of the President's Message, the Report of the Secretary of the Navy, the leading articles of prominent newspapers, and the late resolutions of the Union League Club of New York and...

  • Discussion

    This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time.  The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • Machine-Guns. The Gatling Gun: Its Positive Feed, High-Angle Fire, and Use in War
    Dr. R. J. Gatling

    It requires no gift of prophecy to predict that machine-guns are destined to play an important part in future wars.

     

    They hold the same relation to other arms that the railway bears to the stage-coach, the reaper to the sickle...

  • Professional Notes

    Air-Refrigerating Machine.

    Reprinted from a Report made to the Bureau of Steam Engineering by a Board composed of the following officers : Chief Engineer B. F. Isherwood, U. S. N.; Chief Engineer Theodore Zeller, U. S. N...

  • Bibliographic Notices

    ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE UND MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE.

  • Additions to Library

    ADDITIONS TO LIBRARY.

    EXCHANGES.

    American Chemical Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, to Vol. 5, No. 5, inclusive.

    Annalen der Hydrographie u. Maritimen Meteorologie. Nos. 9, 10, 11, 1883.

    Bulletin of...

  • The Establishment of Steel Gun-Factories in the United States

    By Lieutenant W. H. Jaques, U. S. N.,

    Member of the Gun Foundry Board.

    Vol. X., No. 4,—Whole No. 31, Proceedings of the Naval...


 
 

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