# The Art of Railroading: Or, The Technique of Modern Transportation, Volume 6

Calvin Franklin Swingle, Frederick John Prior
Railway publications society, 1906 - Air-brakes
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Page 18 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 34 - The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a fixed number, in order to produce the first number.
Page 44 - С into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides.
Page 18 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Page 146 - A the area of the piston in square inches; and N the number of revolutions of the engine crank shaft per minute.
Page 130 - The calorie is the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree centigrade.
Page 70 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 19 - Reduce the fraction to its lowest terms, then extract the square root of the numerator for a new numerator, and the square root of the denominator for a new denominator.
Page 43 - With any convenient radius and at any distance from the line AC, describe an arc of a circle as ACE, cutting the line at A and C. Through the center R of the circle draw the line ARE. cutting the arc at point E. A line drawn from C to E will be the required perpendicular.
Page 294 - The circular pitch is the distance from the center of one tooth to the center of the next tooth, measured along the pitch circle.