Pocket Ref

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Thomas J. Glover
Sequoia Publishing, Incorporated, 2002 - Reference - 768 pages
15 Reviews
Pocket Ref is an amazing reference containing 544 pages of tables, maps, formulas, constants and conversions. Best of all, it fits in your shirt pocket! (3.2" x 5.4" x 0.7")

The following chapters are contained in Pocket Ref:
-- Air
-- Automotive
-- Carpentry & Construction
-- Chemistry & Physics
-- Computers
-- Constants-Physical
-- Electrical
-- Electronics
-- General Information
-- General Science
-- Geology
-- Glues, Solvents & Paints
-- Hardware
-- Math
-- Mining & Milling
-- Money
-- Plumbing & Pipe
-- Rope, Cable & Chain
-- Steel & Metals
-- Surveying & Mapping
-- Tools
-- Water
-- Weights of Materials
-- Welding
-- 3500 Conversion Factors - Perpetual Calendar - Note Pages with Metric/US Rulers
-- Detailed Index

New sections included in the second edition
-- Dry air Specific Heat & Sound Velocity at Various Temperatures & Pressures
-- Wood Beam Strength for 76 species of wood
-- Max Floor Joist Spans for 21 wood species, 3 grades & 7 load ratings
-- Galvanic Series of Metals in Sea Water
-- World Wide Telephone Area Codes & International Access Codes
-- North American Top 400 airports with elevation, name, code and area population
-- Capacities of Hydraulic Rams from 1" to 60"
-- Force Required to Punch 10 different metal types at thicknesses from 1/16" to 1-1/4"
-- Friction/Head Loss for 38 types of pipe with flow rates from 0.5 to 5000 gpm
-- Perpetual Calendar with holidays for all years from 1858 to 2025

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

I love reference books, and I love this one because it contains information on so many diverse subjects. Ever been confused by classification of cousins or what type of adhesive to bond plastic to ... Read full review

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Little book of everything. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Glover is the President of Sequoia Publishing, Inc., and founded the company in March 1989. He holds a bachelor of science degree from New Mexico State University, a Masters Degree in Geology from the University of Texas and is a registered AAPG Geologist. He has a broad background in engineering, computers and electronics and has been a small business entrepreneur since 1980.

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