ON RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN WATER METERS.
- Author: T T JOPLING
- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 1857, 01 January 1857 , pages 46 –50
December 2, 1856. JOSEPH LOCKE, M.P., Vice-President, in the Chair. THE following Candidates were balloted for, and duly elected : - CharlesCheyne, Henry Conybeare,Samuel Dobson, and James Ramsden, as Members ; Samuel Bagster Boulton, John Cameron, Isaac Curran, Charles Augustus Hartley, John William Heinke, AlexanderGraingerLinn,EdwardPrice,William Mackenzie Shaw,AugustusSiebe,andAlexanderRobertTerry, as Associates. No. 951.--" On recent Improvements inWater Meters." By THOMAS TAYLORSON JOPLING. THE subject of Water Meters having recently engaged the attention of thisInstitution,' andthemerits of the bestpiston and bucket meters having been fully discussed,it will not be necessary, in introducing the main subject of the present Paper, to say more inrelationtothose machines, with the construction of which Engineers are very familiar, than that the two classes of meters possess certain generic merits, which are generally appreciated ; and also certain generic defects, which are apparently inseparable fromthem,and have only as yetbeenpartially removed...