The Student's Text-book of Electricity (Google eBook)

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1867 - Electricity - 527 pages
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Page 521 - Mining Journal. Earthwork, Measurement and Calculation of. A MANUAL on EARTHWORK. By ALEX. JS GRAHAM, CE, Resident Engineer, Forest of Dean Central Railway. With numerous Diagrams. i8mo, 2s. 6d. cloth. " As a really handy book for reference, we know of no work equal to it ; and the railway engineers and others employed in the measurement and calculation of earthwork will find a great amount of practical information very admirably arranged, and available for general or rough estimates, as well as...
Page 532 - THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY : a Treatise on the Pressure and Equilibrium of Timber Framing, the Resistance of Timber, and the Construction of Floors, Arches, Bridges, Roofs, Uniting Iron and Stone with Timber, &c. To which is added an Essay on the Nature and Properties of Timber...
Page 527 - Tables for Land Valuers. THE LAND VALUER'S BEST ASSISTANT: being Tables, on a very much improved Plan, for Calculating the Value of Estates. To which are added, Tables for reducing Scotch, Irish, and Provincial Customary Acres to Statute Measure ; also, Tables of Square Measure, and of the various Dimensions of an Acre in Perches and Yards, by which the Contents of any Plot of Ground may be ascertained without the expense of a regular Survey ; &c. By R. HUDSON, Civil Engineer.
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Page 521 - With a History of Fire-Engines, their Construction, Use, and Management; Remarks on Fire-Proof Buildings, and the Preservation of Life from Fire ; Statistics of the Fire Appliances in English Towns; Foreign Fire Systems ; Hints on Fire Brigades, &c. &c. By CHARLES FT YOUNG, CE With numerous Illustrations, 544 pp., demy 8vo, i 45. cloth. "To such of our readers as are interested in the subject of fires and fire apparatus, we can most heartily commend this book. It is really the only English work...
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Page 524 - THE EMBROIDERER'S BOOK OF DESIGN. Containing Initials, Emblems, Cyphers, Monograms, Ornamental Borders, Ecclesiastical Devices, Mediaeval and Modern Alphabets, and National Emblems. Collected by F. DELAMOTTE, and printed in Colours. Oblong royal 8vo, is.
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