Manual of Rules, Tables & Data for Mechanical Engineers ...

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Blackie, 1878 - 984 pages
 

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Table des matières

Rhumbs or Points of the Compass
117
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
124
Avoirdupois Troy Diamond Apothecaries
140
FRANCE The Metric Standards of Weights and MeasuresMetre Kilogramme
146
Approximate Equivalents of English and French Measures
156
Old Weights and Measures in Prussia Kingdom of Bavaria Kingdom of
169
SwitzerlandSpainPortugalItaly
175
BurmahChinaCochinChinaPersiaJapanJava
183
New South WalesQueenslandVictoria New Zealand c
189
South America ColombiaVenezuela EcuadorGuiana Brazil PeruChili
194
Tables of the Volume Weight and Specific Gravity of Metallic AlloysMetals
200
Weight and Volume of various Substances by Tredgold
213
Weights of given Volumes of MetalsVolumes of given Weights
221
Weight of Cast Iron Steel Copper Brass Tin Lead and ZincSpecial Tables
253
FUNDAMENTAL MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES
271
Uniform MotionVelocity Accelerated and Retarded Motion
277
General RulesDescent
285
The Lever The PulleyThe Wheel and Axle
296
English and French Units of WorkWork done by the Mechanical
316
HEAT
322
RadiationConductionConvection
329
Linear and Cubical Expansion
335
Specific Heat of Water with TableSpecific Heat of Air
352
Table
363
Siebes Icemaking MachineCarrés Cooling Apparatus
373
MIXTURE OF GASES AND VAPOURS
392
Fuels or Combustibles generally used PAGE
409
Torbanehill or Boghead Coal with Table of its Composition
417
Australian and Indian CoalsComposition
423
COKE Proportion of Coke from CoalsAnthracitic CokeWeight and Bulk
430
Density Composition and Heating Power of Lignites
436
Yield of CharcoalComposition with Table of Composition
444
Nature and CompositionCondensed PeatAverage CompositionPro
452
APPLICATIONS OF HEAT
459
Observations of M DarcyExperiments
469
Experiments by Tred PAGE
475
Mr Hoods EstimatesTotal Quantity
481
M Claudels Data
488
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
500

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Page 416 - A Report to the Navy Department of the United States on American Coals, Applicable to Steam Navigation, and to other purposes.
Page 125 - Thus it is a law of the nature of water that under the mean pressure of the atmosphere at the level of the sea, it boils at 212° Fahrenheit.
Page 22 - To find the area of a segment of a circle: Find the area of the sector which has the same arc, and also the area of the triangle formed by the chord of the segment and the radii of the sector.
Page 199 - Gold and silver Gold and iron Gold and lead Gold and copper Gold and iridium Gold and nickel Silver and copper Iron and bismuth Iron and antimony Iron and lead Tin and lead Tin and palladium...
Page 176 - ... still occasionally used. TURKEY. Length. — i Pike or Dra- 27 inches, divided into 24 Kerats; i Forsang = 3.116 miles, divided into 3 Berri; the Surveyor's Pik, or the Halebi = 27.9 inches; and 5}^ Halebis= i reed. Surface.— The squares of the Kerat, the Pike, and the Reed. The Feddan is an area equal to as much as a yoke of oxen can plough in a day. Capacity, Dry. — The Rottol = 1.411 quarts, contains 900 Dirhems; 22 Rottols = i Killow= 7.762 gallons, or .97 bushel, the chief measure for...
Page 25 - To twice the length of the base add the length of the edge; multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and by one-sixth of the height.
Page 21 - ... quadrilateral figure.— Divide the quadrilateral into two triangles; the sum of the areas of the triangles is the area. Or, multiply half the product of the two diagonals by the sine of the angle at their intersection.
Page 21 - To find the area of a triangle, multiply the base by the perpendicular height, and take half the product.
Page 939 - The width of the crowns should be four times the shortest distance between the buckets. 4th. The sum of the shortest distances between the curved guides, taken near the wheel, should be equal to the interior diameter of the wheel. For...
Page 891 - ... of the inside pressure, even to the extent of a perfect vacuum. In flowing through a nozzle of the best form, the steam expands to the external pressure, and to the volume due to this pressure, so long as it is not less than 58 per cent of the internal pressure. For an external pressure of 58 per cent, and for lower percentages, the ratio of expansion is 1 to 1.624.

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