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

EXPLANATION OF THE TECHNICAL TERMS
72
HYDRAULICS
79
pressure of water on any surface
85
Rule for finding the velocity of spouting water
88
overshotmills equal in theory to the best application possible
90
5354 Water applied by gravity the power thereof on the principles of 55 Friction of the aperture on spouting fluids
94
Pressure of the air the cause of fluids rising in pumps and cyphons c
95
Directions for pumpmakers with a table
97
Tubes for conveying water over hills and under valleys
99
The motion of breast and pitchback wheels They do not run before the gravity of the water on account of the impulse
101
Simple rule for calculating the power of a millseat
104
Theory compared with a table of experiments of 18 mills in practice and found to agree
106
Rules for proportioning the size of millstones to the power with a table of their areas powers required and quantity ground c
110
The surface passed by millstones of different size and motion
115
6465 Of digging canals with their proper fall and size to suit the stones
117
Of airpipes to prevent trunks from bursting
120
Smeatons experiments concerning undershotmills
121
68 experiments concerning overshotmills
139
PART III
144
experime its concerning windmills
148
PART II
151
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 ...
155
size stone or head of water
160
Of tub mills with a table showing the diameter of the wheels to suit any 72 Of breast and pitchback wheels with a table complete for them
165
Of overshotmills with tables for them
171
Of wills moved by reaction
176
Directions for constructing
177
Rules for calculating the motion of wheels and number of cogs to pro duce the desired motion
178
Rules for finding the pitch circles
182
Rules for measuring garners hoppers c
186
Of the different kind of gears and forms of cogs
188
Of matching wheels to make them wear even and well
194
A mill for grinding parcels
217
A gristmill improved
219
Of elevating from ships and storehouses by a horse 821
222
Decimal point set at the left hand of a figure shows the whole number to be
224
Construction of the wheat elevator particularly directed
226
96100 Of the meal elevator the meal conveyer the grain conveyer the hopperboy and the drill
233
Of the utility of the machines
242
Bills of materials both of wood and iron c to be prepared for building the machines
246
A mill for hulling and cleaning rice
249
The principles on which grinding is performed explained 257 104 The principles on which grinding is performed explained 105 Of the draught nece...
260
Directions for furrowing and hanging a
262
Directions for facing new millstones
264
Of hanging millstones
266
Of regulating the feed and water in grinding 268 108 Of regulating the feed and water in grinding 109 Rules for judging of good grinding
269
Of dressing and sharpening the stones when dull
270
Of the most proper degree of fineness for flour
271
Of garlic with directions for grinding wheat mixed therewith and for dressing the stones suitable thereto
273
Of grinding over the middlings stuff and bran or shorts if necessary to make the most of them
275
Of the quality of the millstones to suit the quality of the wheat
277
Of the duty of the miller in keeping
279
Of boltingreels and cloths with directions for bolting and inspecting flour
280
Directions for keeping the mill and the business of it in good order
283
Peculiar accidents by which mills are subject to catch fire
284
Observations on improving of millseats
285
The Practical MillWright
287
Of undershot millsdirections for laying
293
Principles and practical experiments to deter
302
Rules for finding the diameter of the pitch circles
308
Directions for constructing undershot wheels
315
do for dressing shafts
322
APPENDIX Containing Rules for dis
363
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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