How it Works Dealing in simple language with steam, electricity, light, heat, sound, hydraulics, optics, etc., and with their applications to apparatus in common use
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How it Works Dealing in simple language with steam, electricity, light, heat, sound, hydraulics, optics, etc., and with their applications to apparatus in common use

By Archibald Williams
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Table of Contents
  • HOW IT WORKS
  • AUTHOR'S NOTE.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • HOW IT WORKS.
    • Chapter I.
      • THE STEAM-ENGINE.
    • THE STEAM-ENGINE.
    • Chapter II.
      • THE CONVERSION OF HEAT ENERGY INTO MECHANICAL MOTION.
    • THE CONVERSION OF HEAT ENERGY INTO MECHANICAL MOTION.
    • Chapter III.
      • THE STEAM TURBINE.
    • THE STEAM TURBINE.
    • Chapter IV.
      • THE INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE.
    • THE INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE.
    • Chapter V.
      • ELECTRICAL APPARATUS.
    • ELECTRICAL APPARATUS.
    • Chapter VI.
      • THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.
    • THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.
    • Chapter VII.
      • WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.
    • WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.
    • Chapter VIII.
      • THE TELEPHONE.
    • THE TELEPHONE.
    • Chapter IX.
      • DYNAMOS AND ELECTRIC MOTORS.
    • DYNAMOS AND ELECTRIC MOTORS.
    • Chapter X.
      • RAILWAY BRAKES.
    • RAILWAY BRAKES.
    • Chapter XI.
      • RAILWAY SIGNALLING.
    • RAILWAY SIGNALLING.
    • Chapter XII.
      • OPTICS.
    • OPTICS.
    • Chapter XIII.
      • THE MICROSCOPE, THE TELESCOPE, AND THE MAGIC-LANTERN.
    • THE MICROSCOPE, THE TELESCOPE, AND THE MAGIC-LANTERN.
    • Chapter XIV.
      • SOUND AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
    • SOUND AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
    • Chapter XV.
      • WIND INSTRUMENTS.
    • WIND INSTRUMENTS.
    • Chapter XVI.
      • TALKING-MACHINES.
    • TALKING-MACHINES.
    • Chapter XVII.
      • WHY THE WIND BLOWS.
    • WHY THE WIND BLOWS.
    • Chapter XVIII.
      • HYDRAULIC MACHINERY.
    • HYDRAULIC MACHINERY.
    • Chapter XIX.
      • HEATING AND LIGHTING.
    • HEATING AND LIGHTING.
    • Chapter XX.
      • VARIOUS MECHANISMS.
    • VARIOUS MECHANISMS.
  • INDEX.
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