The theory of the steam engine [microform] / by Comte de Pambour
- Guyonneau de Pambour, F.-M. (François Marie), 1795-
- Uniform Title:
- Théorie de la machine à vapeur. English
- London : J. Weale, 1839.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 350 pages ; 23 cm
- Subtitle: "Showing the inaccuracy of the methods in use for calculating the effects of the proportions of steam-engines, and supplying a series of practical formulae to determine the velocity of any engine with a given load, the load for a stated velocity, the evaporation for desired effects, the horsepower, the useful effect for a given consumption of water or fuel, the load, expansion, and counterweight fit for the production of the maximum useful effect, etc. with an appendix, containing concise rules for persons not familar with algebraic signs, and intended to render the use of the formulæ contained in the work perfectly clear and easy." and Translation of: Théorie de la machine a vapeur.
- Reproduction Note:
- Micro-opaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1968. -- 4 cards ; 23 x 15 cm. -- (Landmarks of science).
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