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REFRIGERATION, COLD STORAGE, AND

ICE-MAKING

COLD STORAGE AND

ICE-MAKING

A PRACTICAL TREATISE

ON THE ART AND SCIENCE OF refrigeRATION

AUTHOR OF

BY

A. J. WALLIS-TAYLER, C.E.

ASSOC. M. INST. C.F.

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REFRIGERATING AND ICE-MAKING MACHINERY,' SUGAR MACHINERY,"
MACHINERY," **BEARINGS AND LUBRICATION,' AERIAL OR WIRE ROPE TRAMWAYS,"
"MOTOR CARS OR POWER CARRIAGES FOR COMMON ROADS,' "THE SANITARY
ARRANGEMENT OF DWELLING HOUSES," ETC.

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7, STATIONERS' HALL COURT, LUDGATE HILL

1902

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LONDON:

PRINTED BY H. VIRTUE AND COMPANY, LIMITED,

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MAY 23 1904

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PREFACE.

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THAT Refrigeration is a subject of great and daily increasing interest is now universally acknowledged. The field of usefulness of the art, moreover, is gradually widening, and the near future will doubtless see even more rapid developments than those which have taken place in the past.

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When the Author produced, in 1895, his smaller work entitled Refrigerating and Ice-Making Machinery," the literature dealing specifically with the subject was of a very limited and chiefly of a scattered description, but at the present time there are a number of books published-mostly, however, of American origin. The periodical literature also which in 1895 was confined entirely to the United States has likewise been largely augmented, notably by the publication in this country of several monthly journals treating specifically of Refrigeration, and also by several such magazines produced in Germany. France, strange to say, as yet boasts only one such periodical.

The success attained by "Refrigerating and Ice-Making Machinery "now in its Third Edition-has encouraged the Author to produce the present larger volume, which it is hoped may be found to meet the needs of a class of readers requiring a more complete treatise than has up to the present time been published in this country.

In the preparation of the present work the Author has been indebted for much useful information to the columns of the technical press, especially so to that excellent and instructive American journal "Ice and Refrigeration," which has now had a well-deserved successful

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