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Slide Valves and Valve Gearing

£9.99

Product description

Standard text book on steam valves and gearing for locos and stationary engines.

The Book starts with a chapter with the following sub-headings:

- The Steam Engine in its simplest form;
- Function of a Slide Valve;
- The relative positions of Valve and Piston throughout a revolution;
- Steam Distribution Points;
- Definition of Outside Lap, Inside Lap and Lead;
- How to Measure the Travel of the Valve;
- Effect of Outside and Inside Lap on the Distribution of the Steam;
- General Effect of Lap and Sheave Position.

Further Chapters consider the following:

Valve Diagrams;

Indicator Diagrams;

Miscellaneous Gears; etc.

This book is of interest for its engineering and historical content. It contains numerous engineering diagrams, formulae and illustrations.
Book pages are in good condition with ageing and dirt at the edges. The blue hardback cover is in poor condition. The gold text and illustration on the front cover is faded. The cover is worn and stained and the spine is missing, though the binding is still present.

Item details

Author(s):
Youngson, Peter
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
Fourth Edition, believed to be 1932.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
226
Title:
Slide Valves and Valve Gearing

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About this item

Standard text book on steam valves and gearing for locos and stationary engines.

The Book starts with a chapter with the following sub-headings:

- The Steam Engine in its simplest form;
- Function of a Slide Valve;
- The relative positions of Valve and Piston throughout a revolution;
- Steam Distribution Points;
- Definition of Outside Lap, Inside Lap and Lead;
- How to Measure the Travel of the Valve;
- Effect of Outside and Inside Lap on the Distribution of the Steam;
- General Effect of Lap and Sheave Position.

Further Chapters consider the following:

Valve Diagrams;

Indicator Diagrams;

Miscellaneous Gears; etc.

This book is of interest for its engineering and historical content. It contains numerous engineering diagrams, formulae and illustrations.
Book pages are in good condition with ageing and dirt at the edges. The blue hardback cover is in poor condition. The gold text and illustration on the front cover is faded. The cover is worn and stained and the spine is missing, though the binding is still present.

Author(s):
Youngson, Peter
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
Fourth Edition, believed to be 1932.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
226
Title:
Slide Valves and Valve Gearing

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