Plumbers' Handbook

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McGraw-Hill book Company, Incorporated, 1922 - Plumbing - 629 pages
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Page 533 - Measures of Weight 10 milligrams (mg) =1 centigram eg 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg 10 decigrams =1 gram g 10 grams =1 dekagram Dg...
Page 611 - ... smooth bottom, with a special groove cut in the bottom of the trench for each hub, in order to give the pipe a solid bearing on its entire length, and the soil well rammed on each side of the pipe.
Page 615 - All connections of lead with iron pipes must be made with a brass sleeve or ferrule of the same size as the lead pipe, put in the hub of the branch of the iron pipe, and caulked with lead. The lead pipe must be attached to the ferrule by a wiped or overcast joint.
Page 513 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 625 - ... conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.00) for each day or part of a day that such employee is on strike.
Page 609 - Drains. id. ; 8. The main drainage system of every house or building shall be separately and independently connected with the street sewer, where such sewer exists, except where two houses are built together on a lot with a frontage of thirty feet or less., when one connection with main sewer will be allowed ; but there shall be a separate house drain for each house, connected by a "Y...
Page 185 - ... larger than those shown in the table are measured by the outside diameter and will be furnished with plain ends unless otherwise specified; for such sizes it will be necessary to accept Manufacturers' weights or calculate the weights on the basis of one cubic inch of steel weighing 0.2833 Ib.
Page 546 - In multiple dwellings the walls of all courts, unless built of a light color brick or stone, shall be thoroughly whitewashed by the owner or shall be painted a light color by him, and shall be so maintained. Such whitewash or paint shall be renewed whenever necessary, as may be required by the health officer.
Page 617 - The branches on vertical lines must be made by "Y" fittings, and be carried to the safe with as much pitch as possible.
Page 623 - house drain" is applied to that part of the main horizontal drain and its branches inside the walls of the building, vault or area and extending to and connecting with the house sewer.

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