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Weisbach, Principles of the mechanics of machinery and engineering (Vol.2), 1849.

Table of Contents

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Front Matter

  • Download PDF: Front Matter (2.6 MB) Front Cover, Title Page, Preface by the American Editor, Author's Preface, Table of Contents, List of Illustrations

Chapters

  • Download PDF: Section I (11.8 MB) Section I. The Application of Mechanics in Buildings.
    • Chapter I. The equilibrium and pressure of semi-fluids
    • Chapter II. Theory of arches
    • Chapter III. Theory of framings of wood and iron / Strength of materials
    • Division II. Application of Mechanics to Machinery
  • Download PDF: Section II - Chapters 1 through 3 (7.9 MB) Section II. Of Moving Powers, and their Effects / Chapters I through III.
    • Chapter I. Of the measure of moving powers, and their effects
    • Chapter II. Of animal power, and its recipient machines
    • Chapter III. On collecting and leading water that is to serve a power
  • Download PDF: Section II - Chapter 4 (8.5 MB) Section II. Continued / Chapter IV
    • Chapter IV. Of vertical water wheels
  • Download PDF: Section II - Chapter 5 (9 MB) Section II. Continued / Chapter V
    • Chapter V. Of horizontal water wheels
  • Download PDF: Section II - Chapters 6 and 7 (8.3 MB) Section II. Continued / Chapters VI and VII.
    • Chapter VI. Water-pressure engines
    • Chapter VII. On windmills

Back Matter

  • Download PDF: Back Matter (3.2 MB) Back Matter: Index, and Blanchard & Lea's Catalogue of Educational and Miscellaneous Publications

Weisbach, Principles of the mechanics of machinery and engineering (Vol.2), 1849.