# The Civil Engineer's Handbook: A Convenient Reference Book for Chainmen, Rodmen, Transitmen, Levelers, Surveyors, as Well as Draftsmen, Computers, and Railroad, Municipal, and Hydraulic Engineers

International textbook Company, 1913 - Civil engineering - 411 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 33 Section 3 39 Section 4 40 Section 5 75 Section 6 97 Section 7 103 Section 8 104
 Section 13 119 Section 14 120 Section 15 165 Section 16 173 Section 17 205 Section 18 235 Section 19 327 Section 20

 Section 9 107 Section 10 109 Section 11 111 Section 12 113

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Page 4 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2 barrels...
Page 2 - 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 2 - 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 5 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 343 - The pressure of a liquid on any surface immersed in it is equal to the weight of a column of the liquid whose base is the surface pressed, and whose height is the perpendicular depth of the center of gravity of the surface below the surface of the liquid.
Page 6 - 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 6 - MEASURES OF CAPACITY 10 milliliters (ml.) = 1 centiliter (cl.) 10 centiliters = 1 deciliter (dl.) 10 deciliters = 1 liter (1.) 10 liters = 1 dekaliter (Dl.) 10 dekaliters = 1 hektoliter (hi.) 10 hektoliters = 1 kiloliter (kl.) MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams...
Page 405 - The pulverized carbonate of lime, granite, or quartz while cold shall be mixed with the hot sand in the required proportions, and then mixed with the asphaltic cement, at the required temperature and in the proper proportion, in a suitable apparatus, so as to effect a thoroughly homogeneous mixture.
Page 2 - 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)
Page 3 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES