You have access to SA issues and articles on Sciam through institutional access. Click here if you'd like to opt out.

You have access to Scientific American issues and magazine articles through your institution’s site license

Skip to main content


The Metric System of Weights and Measures

The Nivet Apparatus for Testing Building Materials

Trial of the Compressed Air Motor by the Third Avenue Railroad Company, New York

The Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education

The United States First Class Battleship Indiana

A New Light for Photographers

By C. F. Townsend

A Sectional Cam

The Tomb of King Rene and Queen Isabella of Lorraine

To Inventors - August 15, 1896


  • Letters

    Correspondence - August 15, 1896

  • Recommended

    New Books and Publications - August 15, 1896

  • Departments

    Recently Patented Inventions - August 15, 1896

  • Index of Inventions - August 15, 1896

  • Notes and Queries - August 15, 1896

  • Business and Personal - August 15, 1896

  • Patents!—August 15, 1896

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
Scroll To Top