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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 315

NEW YORK, JANUARY 14, 1882.

Scientific American Supplement. Vol. XIII., No. 315.

Scientific American established 1845

Scientific American Supplement, $5 a year.

Scientific American and Supplement, $7 a year.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE I. ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS. Watchman's Detecter. 5023

Integrating Apparatus. 5023

A Canal Boat Propelled by Air. 5023

Head Linings of Passenger Cars. 5023

Improved Mortar Mixer. 2 figures. 5023

Practical Notes on Plumbing. By J.P. DAVIES. Figs. 37 to 53. Tinning iron pipes, copper or brass work, bits, etc. Spirit brush. Soldering iron to lead. Dummies for pipe bending. Bends and set offs. Bending with water. Sand bending. Bending with balls or bobbins. Three ball or lead driving ball and double ball bending. Bending with windlass and brass ball. Hydraulic or cup leather and ball bending. Bending by splitting, or split made bends. Pulling up bends. Set offs. Bad bends. Bad falls in bends. Bends made into traps or retarders. Bends made with the "snarling dummy." 5024

The Grossenhain Shuttle Driver. 1 figure. 5025

II. ELECTRICITY, MAGNETISM, ETC. The Electro Magnetic Apparatus of Dr. Pacinotti. 8 figures. The Pacinotti electro magnetic machine of 1860. The Elias electro motor of 1842. 5015

The Elias Electro Motor. 5016

Bjerknes's Experiments. 7 figures. 5016

The Arc Electric Light. By LEO DAFT. 5018

Hedges' Electric Lamps. 4 figures. 5019

Electric Railway Apparatus at the Paris Electrical Exhibition. 17 figures. Lartigue's switch controller, elevation and sections. Position of commutators during the maneuver. Pedal for sending warning to railway crossing, with elevation and end and plan views. Electric Alarm. Lartigue's bellows pedal, with plan and sections. Brunot's Controller. Guggemos' correspondence apparatus. Annunciator apparatus. Lartigue's controller for water tanks. Vérité controller for water tanks. 5019

The Telephonic Halls of the Electrical Exhibition. 1 figure. 5022

The Action of Cold on the Voltaic Arc. 5022

III. TECHNOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY. Industrial Art for Women. 5026

Photography upon Canvas. 1 figure. 5026

Detection of Starch Sugar Sirup Mixed with Sugar House Molasses. 5026

False Vermilion. 5026

The Position of Manganese in Modern Industry. By M.V. DESHAEYS. Ferro manganese. Cupro manganese. Manganese bronzes. Metallic manganese. Manganese German silver. Phosphorus bronze. 5027

The Economical Washing of Coal Gas and Smoke. M. Chevalet's method. 5027

Determination of Nitrogen in Hair, Wool, Dried Blood, Flesh Meal, and Leather Scraps. By Dr. C. KRAUCH. 5028

Testing White Beeswax for Ceresine and Paraffine. By A. PELTZ. 5028

The Prevention of Alcoholic Fermentation by Fungi. By Prof. E. REICHARD. 5028

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