## Mechanics' Pocket Memoranda: A Convenient Pocketbook for All Persons Interested in Mechanical Engineering, Steam Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Railroad Engineering, Bridge Engineering, Architecture, Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation, Gas Fitting, Etc., Etc |

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Page 26 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) Measures of Surface 100 sq.

Page 65 - The circular pitch is the distance along the pitch circle from the center of one tooth to the center of the next.

Page 70 - The horse power of a steam engine is given by the equation , plan = ~ where p = mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch, l = length of stroke in feet, a = area of piston in square inches, n = number of strokes per minute, or twice the number of revolutions per minute.

Page 56 - If the distance from the axis of rotation to the center of percussion of the pendulum be denoted by I, then ft=/ (1 — cos.

Page 26 - MEASURES OF CAPACITY 10 milliliters (ml.) = 1 centiliter (cl.) 10 centiliters = 1 deciliter (dl.) 10 deciliters = 1 liter (1.) 10 liters = 1 dekaliter (Dl.) 10 dekaliters = 1 hektoliter (hi...

Page 55 - The radius of gyration is the distance from the axis of rotation to the center of gyration.

Page 49 - Show that the moment of inertia of a body about any axis is equal to the moment of inertia about a parallel axis through the center of mass plus the product of the mass of the body and the square of the distance between the axes.

Page 138 - The thumb, forefinger, and middle finger of the left hand are held at right angles to each other ; then if the forefinger shows the direction of the lines of force, and the middle finger the direction of the current, the thumb will show the direction of motion.

Page 242 - Divide the difference in temperature between that at which the room is to be kept and the coldest outside atmosphere, by the difference between the temperature of the steam pipes and that at which you wish to keep the room, and the quotient will be the square feet or fraction thereof of plate or pipe surface to each square foot of glass, or its equivalent in wall surface.

Page 26 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg.) 10 dekagrams = 1 hektogram (Hg.) 10 hektograms = 1 kilogram (Kg...