Railway Signaling, Volume 1
School of Railway Signaling, 1910 - Railroads
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Common terms and phrases
action acts added amount angle ANSWERS applied base body called circle colors column contained decimal denominator describe direction distance divided dividend division divisor draw edge energy equal example expressed factors fall feet figure force formula fraction given gives glass gravity greater heat horizontal hundred illustrated inches increase indicated length lens light liquid means measure method mirror motion move multiplied object obtained operation parallel passing perpendicular pipe placed plane position pressure problem quantity quotient radius reduce reflected refraction remainder resistance result scale shown shows side signal solid SOLUTION space specific square straight line Substituting subtract surface temperature train units vertical volume weight whole write written
Page 35 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient.
Page 113 - Newton's Three Laws of Motion," and are as follows: (1) All bodies continue in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless acted upon by some external force that compels a change.
Page 22 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 49 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.
Page 64 - TABLE. 144 Square Inches (sq. in.) make 1 Square Foot sq. ft. 9 Square Feet " 1 Square Yard sq. yd. 30} Square Yards " 1 Square Rod sq. rd. ' 160 Square Rods
Page 67 - Reduction of denominate numbers is the process of changing their denomination without changing their value. They may be changed from a higher to a lower denomination or from a lower to a higher — either is reduction. As, 2 hours = 120 minutes. 32 ounces =: 2 pounds.
Page 66 - Weight is the weight used in weighing gold, silver, and jewels. TABLE. • 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, pwt. 20 Pennyweights " 1 Ounce, oz. 12 Ounces
Page 11 - Write the divisor at the left of the dividend with a curved line between them. Find how many times the...
Page 39 - A Circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the cen- OOU-AJ i
Page 50 - Divide as in whole numbers, and give as many decimal places in the quotient as those in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.