# Hand Book of Calculations for Engineers and Firemen: Relating to the Steam Engine, the Steam Boiler, Pumps, Shafting, Etc

T. Audel & Company, 1902 - Steam engineering - 319 pages

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Page 32 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 150 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination M the third term.
Page 31 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 36 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 130 - AXIOMS. 1. Things which are equal to the same thing are equal to one another.
Page 31 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight
Page 261 - The distance from the center of the shaft to the center of .the eccentric is called the radius, and twice this distance is termed the "throw.
Page 37 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 .shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign, � or sov.
Page 34 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 14 - British thermal unit (BTU) is the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.