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Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883

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Title: Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883  
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. 384, May 12, 1883. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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ENGINEERING: Locomotive for St. Gothard Railway.?Several figures. The Mersey Railway Tunnel. Dam Across the Ottawa River, and New Canal at Carillon, Quebec. Several figures and map. II. ARCHITECTURE.?Dwelling Houses.?Hints on building. By WILLIAM HENNAN.?Considerations necessary in order to have thoroughly sweet homes.?Experiment illustrating the necessity of damp courses.?How to make dry walls and roofs.?Methods of heating.?Artificial lighting.?Refuse.?Cesspools.?Drainage

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TABLE OF CONTENTS. I. ENGINEERING.--Locomotive for St. Gothard Railway.--Several figures. The Mersey Railway Tunnel. Dam Across the Ottawa River, and New Canal at Carillon, Quebec. Several figures and map. II. ARCHITECTURE.--Dwelling Houses.--Hints on building. By WILLIAM HENNAN.--Considerations necessary in order to havethoroughly sweet homes.--Experiment illustrating the necessity of damp courses.--How to make dry walls and roofs.--Methods of heating.--Artificial lighting.--Refuse.--Cesspools.--Drainage House at Heaton.--Illustration. A Mansard Roof Dwelling. 2 figures. III. ELECTRICITY.--The History of the Electric Telegraph.--Documents relating to the magnetic telegraph.--Apparatus of Comus and Alexandre.--Origin of the electric telegraph.--Apparatus of Lesage, Lemond, Reveroni, Saint Cyr, and others.--Several figures. Electrical Transmission and Storage.--By DR. C. WM. SIEMENS. III. MEDICINE AND HYGIENE.--Malaria. By Dr. JAMES SALISBURY.--VII. Report on the cause of ague.--Studies of ague plants in their natural and unnatural habitats.--List of objects found in the Croton water.--Synopsis of the families of ague plants.-- Several figures. 3


 

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