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The very first edition of the "Steam- turbine principles and practice" dated 1923. This classic book is one of the most popular in the marine engineering industry. Though published almost a century ago, it still remains actual since it is able to provide readers with the fundamental knowledge of steam turbine principles, turbine classification and nomenclature, their installation, types and construction matters, shafts, bearings and packing glands, couplings and reduction gear, regenerators, condensers, valves and governors, lubrication etc. The propers operation, maintenance and testing of the steam turbines have also been covered in this publication, together with the economics and selection.