Roper's Questions and Answers for Stationary and Marine Engineers and Electricians: With a Chapter on what to Do in Case of Accidents (Google eBook)

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D. McKay, 1900 - Electric engineering - 306 pages
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Page 74 - The horse power of a steam engine is given by the equation , plan = ~ where p = mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch, l = length of stroke in feet, a = area of piston in square inches, n = number of strokes per minute, or twice the number of revolutions per minute.
Page 137 - Assistant engineers may act as chief engineers on high-pressure steamers of o; e hundred tons burden and under, of the class and tonnage, or particular steamer for which the inspectors, after a thorough examination, may find them qualified. In all cases where an assistant engineer is permitted to act as first [chief] engineer, the inspectors shall state on the face of his certificate of license the class and tonnage of steamers, or the particular steamer, on which he may so act. 4. It shall be the...
Page 133 - Licensed officers entitled to raise of grade shall have issued to them new licenses for the grade for which they are found qualified.
Page 139 - ... being known) to withstand any given pressure of steam in a boiler, or who is not able to figure and determine the strain brought on the braces of a boiler with a given pressure of steam, the position and distance apart of braces being known ; such knowledge to be determined by...
Page 132 - ... such as to put the person holding the same to great inconvenience and expense to appear in person, he may, upon taking oath of office before any person authorized to administer oaths, and forwarding the same, together with the license to be renewed and...
Page 133 - ... year's actual experience in the capacity for which he has been licensed. Inspectors shall, before granting an extension of route or raise of grade of license, require the applicant to make his written application upon the blank form of application for extension of route or raise of grade of license furnished by the Department. When practicable, applicants for extension of route or raise of grade of license shall present to the inspectors, to be filed with the application, discharges or letters...
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Page 138 - If he finds any part thereof in bad condition, he shall immediately report the facts to the master, owner, or agent, and to the...
Page 133 - ... 4439, 4440, 4442, RS) EXAMINATIONS. 3. No original master's, mate's, pilot's, or engineer's license shall be issued hereafter or grade increased except upon written examination by a board of local inspectors or a supervising inspector, which written examination shall be placed on file in the office of the inspectors issuing said license...
Page 138 - ... 21. It shall be the duty of an engineer when he assumes charge of the boilers and machinery of a steamer to forthwith thoroughly examine the same, and if he finds any part thereof in bad condition, caused by neglect or inattention on the part of his predecessor, he shall immediately report the facts to the...

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