Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction Martin Evans

ISBN: 9780853440864

Published: August 1st 1966


172 pages


Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction  by  Martin Evans

Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction by Martin Evans
August 1st 1966 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 172 pages | ISBN: 9780853440864 | 10.17 Mb

The 3rd Edition of The Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction by Martin Evans was originally published in 1967 in hardbac by Model and Allied Publications- and it was reprinted 6 times, with the 1976 edition being the last print run prior to the publication of the 4th Edition. The third edition was revised and enlarged from the 1960 material, and was written originally to provide practical help and information for engineers who build model steam locomotives of any gauge between 1.25 in and 10.25 in.

Each part of the locomotive is dealt with by the author, and his instructions are supplemented by his drawings and photographs. It claims to be the most comprehensive book on the subject and enables builders of small locomotives to go ahead with their work with full confidence. It will help the reader select gauge and scale, type of locomotive, learn the general principles of design- it looks at mainframes, stretchers, axleboxes and crankpins- not forgetting wheels, axles, crank axles, crank pins, bogies, pony and radial trucks, cylinders and details, crossheads and motion details- valve gears: link motions- valve gears: radial gears- boilers- boiler fittings- lubrication, pumps, injectors, brakes, platework, tenders, tanks and fittings- fuels, raising steam and driving- index

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