The Complete Guide to Stationary Gas Engines

Author: Mark Meincke

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Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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The purpose of this book is to provide information on the history, design, function and manufacture of early internal combustion engines of the 19th century. The book covers all the basic systems of these "flywheel" engines. Many of the puzzling components of the gas engine are thoroughly explained to the reader so that a general knowledge of their workings becomes clear. The chapters cover engine components in detail such as, magnetos, hot tube and sparkplug ignition, cooling systems, timing systems and different engine designs. The reader can also find useful collecting tips such as how to evaluate an engine before purchasing it and what a fair market price might be based on an engine's condition. The book explains how these engines were originally used in industry and on farms and businesses in America and the author shares his extensive research, cataloging over 3600 different engines and their manufacturers, dating from 1885 to 1940.

The Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines (Black & White)

Author: William Green

Publisher: Lulu.com

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Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 109

View: 370

Mamod steam engines are great pieces of engineering from the past that can range from up to nearly 80 years old. In this book holds the complete history of Mamod from 1936 to present, everything about how to steam your engine up and much more. As well as this, it is a complete guide to restoring, repairing and maintaining Mamod steam engines with separate chapters covering the SE/SP/MM range TE1/a, SR1/a, canopy roof and LW1 lumber wagon. This book holds educational value, where there are chapters which take thermodynamic principles to explain just exactly what makes Mamod steam engines work, with diagrams to aid these explanations. With the assistance of many associates including Mamod themselves, this book is truly one for anyone interested in Mamods or steam engines for that matter and for restorers of these engines too. From the creator of RestoringMamods.com, this is a full 109 page book with nearly 250 images and over 37,500 words. This is the Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines.

Popular Science

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Page: 280

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Popular Mechanics

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Page: 382

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Popular Mechanics

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Page: 294

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

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Five-year Cumulation of the Book Bulletin of the Chicago Public Library

Author: Chicago Public Library

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Category: Catalogs, Classified (Dewey decimal)

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