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" Barrus recommends a so-called " calibration " for dry steam. This, again, involves an assumption which is open to some doubt, which is that steam, when in a quiescent state, drops all its moisture and becomes dry. No other practical method, however, has... "
Forged steel water-tube marine boilers ... - Page 103
1901 - 176 pages
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Steam, Its Generation and Use

Babcock & Wilcox Company - Technology & Engineering - 1906 - 130 pages
...recommends a so-called "calibration" for dry steam. This, again, involves an assumption which i.-> open to some doubt, which is that steam, when in a...average pressure during the test, for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two thermometers during the last five minutes. The upper thermometer...
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Hand-book of American Gas-engineering Practice

Nisbet Latta - Gas manufacture and works - 1907 - 466 pages
...allowance for error. " To make the calibration close the boiler stop-valve, which must be on the steam-pipe beyond the calorimeter connection; keep the steam...average pressure during the test for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two thermometers during the last five minutes. The upper thermometer...
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The mechanical appliances of the chemical and mettalurgical industries; a ...

Oskar Nagel - 1908 - 311 pages
...readings of the boiler gauge, if correct, or better still to have a test gauge connected on the -inch pipe supplying the calorimeter. If the instrument...average pressure during the test, for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two thermometers during the last five minutes. The upper thermometer...
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Forged steel water-tube marine boilers ...

Babcock & Wilcox Company - Steam-boilers, Marine - 1914 - 220 pages
...so-called "calibration" for dry steam. This, again, involves the assumption (which is open to some doubt) that steam, when in a quiescent state, drops all its...average pressure during the test, for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two thermometers during the last five minutes. The upper thermometer...
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Marine Engineers' Handbook

Frank Ward Sterling - Marine engineering - 1920 - 1486 pages
...a so-called "calibration" for dry steam. This, again, involves an assumption which is open to Rome doubt, which is that steam, when in a quiescent state,...average pressure during the test, for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two thermometers during the last five minutes. The upper thermometer...
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Marine Engineers' Handbook

Frank Ward Sterling - Marine engineering - 1920 - 1486 pages
...steam, when in a quiescent state, drops all its moisture and becomes dry. No other practical mffthod. however, has been proposed, and this is, therefore,...connection. Keep the steam pressure exactly the same us the average pressure during the test, for at least fifteen minutes, taking readings from the two...
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