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Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882

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Title: Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882  
Author: Various
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Language: English
Subject: Literature & thought, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Various,. (n.d.). Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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Engineering and Mechanics: The Panama Canal. By MANUEL EISSLER. I.?Historical notes.?Spanish Discoveries in Central America.?Early explorations.?Nicaragua projects.?Panama railway, etc. Improved Averaging Machine. Compound Beam Engine. 4 figures.?Borsig?s improved compound beam engine. Power Hammers with Movable Fulcrum.?By DANIEL LONGWORTH. 5 figures.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS. I. ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS.--The Panama Canal. By MANUEL EISSLER. I.--Historical notes.--Spanish Discoveries in Central America.--Early explorations.--Nicaragua projects.--Panama railway, etc. Improved Averaging Machine. Compound Beam Engine. 4 figures.--Borsig's improved compound beam engine. Power Hammers with Movable Fulcrum.--By DANIEL LONGWORTH. 5 figures. The Bicheroux System of Furnaces Applied to the Puddling of Iron. 2 figures. Gessner's Continuous Cloth Pressing Machine. 3 figures. Novelties in Ring Spindles. 4 figures. Improvements in Woolen Carding Engines. II. NATURAL HISTORY.--Metamorphosis of the Deer's Antlers.--Annual changes. 9 figures. Monkeys. By A.R. WALLACE.--Comparison of skeletons of man, orang outang, and chimpanzee.--Other anatomical resemblances and diversities.--The different kinds of monkeys and the countries they inhabit.--American monkeys.--Lemurs. --Distribution, affinities, and zoological rank of monkeys. 3


 

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