The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide: In Five Parts ...

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M. Carey, 1821 - Flour mills - 374 pages
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Contents

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EXPLANATION OF THE TECHNICAL TERMS
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Aperture The opening by which water issues
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overshotmills equal in theory to the best application possible
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Friction of the aperture on spouting fluids
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Pressure of the air the cause of fluids rising in pumps and cyphons c
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Directions for pumpmakers with a table
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Tubes for conveying water over hills and under valleys
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gravity of the water on account of the impulse
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Simple rule for calculating the power of a millseat
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Theory compared with a table of experiments of 18 mills in practice and found to agree
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Rules for proportioning the size of millstones to the power with a table of their areas powers required and quantity ground c
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The surface passed by millstones of different size and motion
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6465 Of digging canals with their proper fall and size to suit the stones
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Of airpipes to prevent trunks from bursting
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Smeatons experiments concerning undershotmills
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68 experiments concerning overshotmills
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experime its concerning windmills
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PART II
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Of undershotmills with a table containing the motion of the water and wheels and proportion of the gears suitable to any head from 1 to 25 feet both ...
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Of tub mills with a table showing the diameter of the wheels to suit any size stone or head of water
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Of breast and pitchback wheels with a table complete for them
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Of overshotmills with tables for them
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Of nills moved by reaction
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Directions for constructing ing Rooms and venting Smoke
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Rules for calculating the motion of wheels and number of cogs to pro duce the desired motion
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Rules for finding the pitch circles
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Rules for measuring garners hoppers c
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Of the different kind of gears and forms of cogs
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Of matching wheels to make them wear even and well
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Theories of rollingscreens and fans for cleaning the grain improved ap plication of them
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Of gudgeons the cause of their heating and getting loose with the reme dies therefor
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On building milldams
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Decimal point set at the left hand of a figure shows the whole number to be
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Construction of the wheat elevator particularly directed
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96100 Of the meal elevator the meal conveyer the grain conveyer the hopperboy and the drill
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Of the utility of the machines
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Bills of materials both of wood and iron c to be prepared for building the machines
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A mill for hulling and cleaning rice
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PART IV
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The principles on which grinding is performed explained
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Of the draught necessary to be given to the furrows of millstones
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Directions for furrowing and hanging a
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Directions for facing new millstones
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Of hanging millstones
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Of regulating the feed and water in grinding
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Rules for judging of good grinding
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Of dressing and sharpening the stones when dull
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Of the most proper degree of fineness for flour
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Of garlic with directions for grinding wheat mixed therewith and for dressing the stones suitable thereto
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Of grinding over the middlings stuff and bran or shorts if necessary to make the most of them
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Of the quality of the millstones to suit the quality of the wheat
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Of boltingreels and cloths with directions for bolting and inspecting flour
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Directions for keeping the mill and the business of it in good order
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Peculiar accidents by which mills are subject to catch fire
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Observations on improving of millseats
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EMBELLISHED WITH TWENTYFIVE PLATES
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Of undershot millsdirections for laying
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to undershotmills
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Principles and practical experiments to deter
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Rules for finding the diameter of the pitch circles
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Fig 11 12 8 feet to an inch fig 19 10 feet to an inch
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Directions for constructing undershot wheels
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do for dressing shafts
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Rules for discovering new improvements exemplified 1 In Cleaning grain by wind II Distillation of spirits III Inventing smoke from rooms by chim ...
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