Hand Book of Calculations for Engineers and Firemen: Relating to the Steam Engine, the Steam Boiler, Pumps, Shafting, Etc. ...
T. Audel & Company, 1901 - 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 as the third iesa.
Page 108 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
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 - If equals be taken from equals the remainders are equal. 4. If equals be added to unequals the wholes are unequal. 5. If equals be taken from unequals the remainders are unequal. 6. Things which are double of the same are equal to one another.
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 102 - The surface of a sphere is equal to the convex surface of the circumscribing cylinder ; and the solidity of the sphere is two thirds the solidity of the circumscribing cylinder.
Page 14 - British thermal unit (BTU) is the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
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.