# Practical Calculations for Engineers: For the Use of Engineering Students, Apprentices, Draughtsmen, Mechanics, Foremen, and Others Practically Engaged in Engineering Work

C. Griffin, Limited, 1909 - Engineering - 463 pages

### Contents

 SECTION 1 CHAPTER II 24 CHAPTER III 70 The slide rulePrinciples of and calculations by 10inch Gravet rule 87 CHAPTER V 140 SECTION II 161 CHAPTER VII 181 CHAPTER VIII 190
 CHAPTER XI 249 ACCELERATION MOMENTUM FORCEACTION 256 SECTION III 274 CHAPTER XV 312 CHAPTER XVI 343 SECTION IV 353 REMUNERATION OF LABOUR 407 CHAPTER XXI 416

 TRANSMISSION OF WORK THROUGH MACHINES 216 CHAPTER X 239
 APPENDICES 447 INDEX 455463 455

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Page 19 - Therefore, the specific gravity of a solid or a liquid body is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water...
Page 71 - Root of a Number: Divide the logarithm of the number by the index of the root ; the quotient is the logarithm of the required root of the number.
Page 23 - The angles in the same segment of a circle are equal to one another.
Page 69 - If the given number is greater than 1, make the characteristic of its logarithm one less than the number of figures to the left of the decimal point in the number.
Page 22 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.
Page 126 - K is the ratio of the specific heats of the gas at constant pressure and at constant volume respectively.
Page 23 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double the angle at the circumference on the same arc.
Page 60 - ... an arc whose length is equal to the radius of the circle. Thus in Fig.