Model Engineer's Handbook
3rd Revised edition
By (author) Tubal Cain
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Model Engineer's Handbook by Tubal Cain
Book DescriptionAll professional engineers have a little book in which they jot down those notes of fact, figures and formulae which they feel that they are likely to need on future occasions. It is always more convenient to look up one's own records than to wade through a lot of associated, but irrelevant material, especially as this may mean a trip to the reference library. Over a period of years, the contents of such notebooks grow to cover a wealth of vital information, and the time saved can be considerable. During his professional life, Tubal Cain filled three such books and, as a lifelong engineer, he is in a unique position to select (and add to) the material most useful to the amateur engineer. Model Engineer's Handbook comprises a compilation of those tables, facts, procedures and data which the author himself found valuable in his model engineering activities and it provides a real mine of information to which you will return again and again. Not the least of its attributes is the use, where appropriate, of data and calculations in both Imperial and SI units, so that all generations of model engineers can feel at home. In this third edition, all the existing data has been updated or re-arranged for greater clarity and much new matter has been added to provide an even more comprehensive book, indispensable to the expert and beginner alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781854861344
(210mm x 148mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Special Interest Model Books
Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tubal Cain
Simple Workshop Devices, Paperback (December 1998)
Tubal Cain, who has enjoyed more than sixty years experience in designing and building engines and machines (in both full size and model scale) shares his experiences of making 52 ancillary lathe devices.
Spring Design and Manufacture, Paperback (February 1998)
Few mechanics are entirely devoid of springs of one sort or another, but satisfactory operation rests on details such as spring strength and degree of movement. This book explains the property of each type of spring, plus essential materials and methods.
Soldering and Brazing, Paperback (January 1998)
Joining metal by one form or another of soft and hard soldering, or brazing with various alloys, are run-of-the-mill jobs in model and light engineering workshops. Tubal Cain examines the processes, equipment, materials and explains what is happening in the joints as they are made.
Building Simple Model Steam Engines, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Tubal Cain
Since the publication of the first book, the author has designed and built several more engines ranging from a delightful little turbine to a larger engine in the style of the magnificent 'Steam Engines of the Highest Class' offered by toymakers before WW1. Fully detailed methods of construction with the beginner in mind.
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Author Biography - Tubal Cain
Tubal Cain was the pen name of engineer and craftsman Tom Walshaw, the writer of many best-selling home workshop and model engineering guides.
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