Henley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ...

N.W. Henley Pub., Company, 1906

Contents

 Section 1 26 Section 2 48 Section 3 52 Section 4 53 Section 5 66 Section 6 104 Section 7 108 Section 8 121
 Section 16 69 Section 17 107 Section 18 136 Section 19 147 Section 20 151 Section 21 153 Section 22 156 Section 23 170

 Section 9 160 Section 10 208 Section 11 233 Section 12 Section 13 51 Section 14 55 Section 15 60
 Section 24 170 Section 25 198 Section 26 204 Section 27 214 Section 28 235 Section 29 236

Popular passages

Page 105 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.
Page 238 - Notions 1. Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another. 2. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. 3. If equals be subtracted from equals, the remainders are equal. 4. Things which coincide with one another are equal to one another.
Page 238 - If equals be taken from unequals the remainders are unequal. 6. Things which are double of the same thing are equal to one another. 7. Things which are halves of the same thing are equal to one another.
Page 238 - If a straight line meets two straight lines, so as to " make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken " together less than two right angles...
Page 173 - From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.
Page 216 - Should any such test bar fail in either the tensile or bending test, no bars from such heat shall be allowed to be used in the construction of any marine boiler. Where a heat of steel bars has been passed by an inspector, separate lots...
Page 106 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior, and opposite angles.
Page 97 - The results of these experiments seem to show that the friction of a perfectly lubricated journal follows the laws of liquid friction much more closely than those of solid friction. They show that under these circumstances the friction is nearly independent of the pressure per square inch, and that it increases with the velocity, though at a rate not nearly so rapid as the square of the velocity.
Page 173 - Multiply the half sum and the three remainders continually together, and the square root of the product will be the area required...
Page 233 - ... have had ample practical experience in the matters of which they write. It tells you all you want to know about engineering and tells it so simply, so clearly, so concisely, that one cannot help but understand. As a work of reference it is without a peer.