## A Textbook on Steam Engineering, Volume 1International Textbook Company, 1902 - Engineering |

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12 inches Applying rule base belt block and tackle body boiler called center of gravity cipher circle circumference column cube root cubic foot cubic inches cylinder decimal places decimal point diametral pitch distance divided dividend divisor driven pulley driven wheel engine equal EXAMPLE.-What EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE feet per minute feet per second figure foot formula fraction frustum gallons gear gear-wheel given Hence horsepower improper fraction inches in diameter length lever mercury minuend mixed number motion multiply number of revolutions number of teeth obtained pipe piston pounds per square pressure pulley pump quotient ratio reduce remainder revolutions per minute rope safe load screw shaft shown in Fig side SOLUTION specific gravity square inch steam STRENGTH OF MATERIALS subtract surface ten-thousands trial divisor triangle tube units valve velocity vessel volume weight whole numbers wrought iron

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Page 7 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 38 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 14 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 5 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 16 - If a straight line is drawn through two sides of a triangle parallel to the third side, it divides these sides proportionally.

Page 6 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 36 - The terms of a ratio are the two numbers to be compared ; thus, in the above ratio, 20 and 4 are the terms. When both terms are considered together, they are called a couplet ; when considered separately, the first term is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio 20 : 4, 20 and 4 form a couplet, and 20 is the antecedent, and 4 the consequent.

Page 39 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.

Page 8 - Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by a force impressed upon it.