Definitive Method of Calculating, Sizing, or Proportioning the Diameters or Semidiameters of Wheels Which Are Intended To Turn Each Other By Teeth

Catalogue no: 1464
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Joseph Brewer
Total pages: 62 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1816
Editor: Publisher: The Author
Dimensions: 220mm x 150mm Condition: Good, slight staining
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Includes, "Tables for Proportioning the Diameters of Wheels, in Clock or Watch-Work, Mill-Work. and Other Kinds of Machinery, with Remarks, &c."

Printed by J. Wilcockson, Chronicle-Office, Market-Place, Preston.

A few pages cover the general principles of toothed gears (spelled geers), "to shew the method of calculating, sizing, or proportioning the diameters or semidiameters of wheels that are to work together in clock or watch work, millwright work, or other machinery; which is equally applicable to spur, mitre, or bevel geers, ...".

There follows many examples of problem solving and calculations and, finally, three pages of tables with examples of how to use them.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
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