Farm Engines and How to Run Them The Young Engineer's Guide
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Farm Engines and How to Run Them The Young Engineer's Guide

By James H. Stephenson
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Table of Contents
  • Farm Engines and How to Run Them: The Young Engineer’s Guide
  • PREFACE
  • CHAPTER I. BUYING AN ENGINE.
  • CHAPTER II. BOILERS.
    • LOCOMOTIVE FIRE TUBE TYPE OF BOILER.
    • RETURN FLUE TYPE OF BOILER.
    • WATER TUBE TYPE OF BOILER.
    • UPRIGHT OR VERTICAL TYPE OF BOILER.
    • DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN CONNECTION WITH BOILERS.
    • THE ATTACHMENTS OF A BOILER.1
    • THE WATER GAUGE AND COCKS.
    • THE STEAM GAUGE.
    • SAFETY VALVE.
    • FILLING THE BOILER WITH WATER.
    • THE BOILER PUMP.
    • BLAST AND BLOW-OFF DEVICES.
    • SPARK ARRESTER.
  • CHAPTER III. THE SIMPLE ENGINE.
    • THE STEAM CYLINDER, ITS PARTS AND CONNECTIONS.
    • VALVE GEAR.
    • THE REVERSING GEAR.
    • GOVERNORS.
    • CRANK, SHAFT AND JOURNALS.
    • THE FLY-WHEEL.
    • LUBRICATORS.
    • DIFFERENTIAL GEAR.
    • FRICTION CLUTCH.
    • THE FUSIBLE PLUG.
    • STUFFING BOXES.
    • CYLINDER COCKS.
    • STEAM INDICATOR.
    • LIST OF ATTACHMENTS FOR TRACTION ENGINE AND BOILER.
    • TEST QUESTIONS ON BOILER AND ENGINE
  • CHAPTER IV. HOW TO MANAGE A TRACTION ENGINE BOILER.
    • STARTING UP A BOILER.
    • WHEN YOUR ENGINE IS ALL RIGHT, LET IT ALONE.
    • WATER FOR THE BOILER.
    • THE PUMP.
    • INJECTORS.
    • THE HEATER.
    • ECONOMICAL FIRING.
    • FIRING WITH WOOD.
    • FIRING WITH STRAW.
    • THE ASH PIT.
    • STARTING A FIRE.
    • SMOKE.
    • SPARKS.
    • THE FUSIBLE PLUG.
    • LEAKY FLUES.
  • CHAPTER V. HOW TO MANAGE A TRACTION ENGINE.
    • WHAT CAUSES AN ENGINE TO KNOCK.
    • LEAD.
    • HOW TO SET A SIMPLE VALVE.
    • HOW TO SET A VALVE ON A DOUBLE ECCENTRIC ENGINE.
    • SLIPPING OF THE ECCENTRIC OR VALVE.
    • USE OF THE CYLINDER STEAM COCKS.
    • LUBRICATION.
    • A HOT BOX.
    • THE FRICTION CLUTCH.
    • MISCELLANEOUS SUGGESTIONS.
  • CHAPTER VI. HANDLING A TRACTION ENGINE ON THE ROAD.
    • GETTING INTO A HOLE.
    • BAD BRIDGES.
    • SAND PATCHES.
    • HILLS.
  • CHAPTER VII. POINTS FOR THE YOUNG ENGINEER.
    • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. THE BOILER.
  • CHAPTER VIII. POINTS FOR THE YOUNG ENGINEER.—(CONT.)
    • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. THE ENGINE.
  • CHAPTER IX. POINTS FOR THE YOUNG ENGINEER.—(CONT.)
    • MISCELLANEOUS.
  • CHAPTER X. ECONOMY IN RUNNING A FARM ENGINE.
    • THEORY OF STEAM POWER.
    • HOW ENERGY IS LOST.
    • HOW HEAT IS DISTRIBUTED.
    • PROPERTIES OF STEAM.
    • HOW TO USE THE EXPANSIVE POWER OF STEAM.
    • THE COMPOUND ENGINE.
    • FRICTION.
  • CHAPTER XI. ECONOMY IN RUNNING A FARM ENGINE.—(CONT.)
    • PRACTICAL POINTS.
    • GRATE SURFACE AND FUEL.
    • BOILER HEATING SURFACE.
    • EXPANSION AND CONDENSATION.
    • LEAD AND CLEARANCE.
    • THE EXHAUST.
    • LEAKS.
  • CHAPTER XII. DIFFERENT TYPES OF ENGINES.
    • STATIONARY.
    • THROTTLING AND AUTOMATIC CUT-OFF TYPES.
    • THE CORLISS ENGINE.
    • THE HIGH SPEED ENGINE.
    • CONDENSING AND NON-CONDENSING.
    • COMPOUND AND CROSS-COMPOUND.
  • CHAPTER XIII. GAS AND GASOLINE ENGINES.
    • COMPARISON OF STEAM AND GAS ENGINES.
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE GAS OR GASOLINE ENGINE.
    • OPERATION OF GAS AND GASOLINE ENGINES.
    • STARTING A GASOLINE ENGINE.
    • WHAT TO DO WITH A GASOLINE ENGINE WHEN IT DOESN’T WORK.
      • Questions and Answers.
    • Questions and Answers.
  • CHAPTER XIV. HOW TO RUN A THRESHING MACHINE.
    • SETTING SEPARATOR.
    • THE CYLINDER.
    • THE CONCAVES.
    • THE BEATER AND CHECK BOARD.
    • STRAW RACK.
    • THE FAN.
    • SIEVES.
    • CONVEYOR EXTENSION.
    • TAILINGS ELEVATOR.
    • SELF-FEEDER.
    • THE WIND STACKER.
    • ATTACHMENTS.
    • BELTING.
    • HOW TO BECOME A GOOD FEEDER.
    • WASTE.
    • BALANCING A CYLINDER.
    • COVERING PULLEYS.
    • CARE OF A SEPARATOR.
  • CHAPTER XV. QUESTIONS ASKED ENGINEERS WHEN APPLYING FOR A LICENSE.7
    • USEFUL INFORMATION.
    • KEYING PULLEYS.10
    • BABBITTING BOXES.10
    • MISCELLANEOUS.
    • CODE OF WHISTLE SIGNALS.
    • WEIGHT PER BUSHEL OF GRAIN.
  • CHAPTER XVI. DIFFERENT MAKES OF TRACTION ENGINES.
    • J. I. CASE TRACTION ENGINES.
    • THE FRICK CO.’S TRACTION ENGINE.
    • D. JUNE & CO.’S TRACTION ENGINE.
    • NICHOLS & SHEPARD TRACTION ENGINE.
    • THE HUBER TRACTION ENGINE.
    • A. W. STEVENS’ TRACTION ENGINE.
    • AULTMAN-TAYLOR TRACTION ENGINE.
    • AVERY TRACTION ENGINE.
    • BUFFALO PITTS TRACTION ENGINE.
    • THE REEVES TRACTION ENGINES.
    • THE RUMELY TRACTION ENGINE.
    • PORT HURON TRACTION ENGINE.
    • MINNEAPOLIS TRACTION ENGINE.
  • INDEX.
  • Transcriber’s Notes.
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