Bergen's Marine Engineer

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Page 8 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.
Page 29 - If the applicant passes, he will receive a document from the examiner, which will entitle him to receive his certificate of competency from the shipping master at the port to which he has directed it to be forwarded.
Page 117 - Multiply the square of the diameter of the cylinder in inches by the length of the stroke in inches, and by 171; and divide the product by the diameter of the driving-wheels in feet.
Page 29 - He must be able to give a description of boilers, and the methods of staying them, together with the use and management of the different valves, cocks, pipes, and connections.
Page 136 - The Barometer. A barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere. It is made by taking a stout glass tube (Fig.
Page 29 - Ship of oue hundred nominal horsepower or upwards, or who has attained or attains the rank of Engineer in the service of Her Majesty or of the East India Company, shall be entitled to a " First-class Engineer's Certificate
Page 29 - He must be able to state the general proportions borne by the principal parts of the machinery to each other.
Page 9 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 29 - If an applicant is examined for a higher rank and fails, but passes an examination of a lower grade, he may receive a Certificate accordingly, but no part of the fee will be returned.
Page 2 - By the method called projection, the rules of perspective are applied to the delineation of objects upon the surface according to four principal modes. In the method of projection called orthographic, the eye is supposed to be at an infinite distance from the sphere, so that the rays of light coming from every point of the hemisphere opposite to it may be considered as parallel to one another. The sphere is intersected through its centre by a plane perpendicular to these rays, and it is upon this...

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