## Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the Most Recent Investigations of Constant Use in Calculations and Estimates Relating to Strength of Materials and of Elementary Constructions [etc.] with Tables of Logarithms, Circles, Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, and Cube Roots; and Many Other Useful Mathematical Tables |

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Page 355 - B with the sound velocity where y is the ratio of the specific heat at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume, and p is the gas pressure.

Page 420 - A Report to the Navy Department of the United States on American Coals, Applicable to Steam Navigation, and to other purposes.

Page 201 - Gold and zinc. Gold and tin. Gold and bismuth. Gold and antimony. Gold and cobalt. Silver and zinc. Silver and lead. Silver and tin. Silver and bismuth. Silver and antimony. Copper and zinc. Copper and tin. Copper and palladium. Copper and bismuth. Lead and antimony. Platinum and molybdenum. Palladium and bismuth. Alloys having a density less than the mean.

Page 24 - 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 127 - 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 iii - CE A Manual of Rules, Tables and / Data for Mechanical Engineers. Based on the most recent investigations. Illustrated with numerous diagrams.

Page 28 - From three times the diameter of the sphere subtract twice the height of the segment, multiply by the square of the height, and that product by .5236; the last product will be the solidity.

Page 24 - To find the area of a circle, multiply the square of the diameter by .7854.

Page 327 - The clay, well washed, is made up into little cubes that fit the commencement of the groove, after having been heated to redness ; and their subsequent contraction by heat is determined by allowing them to slide from the top of the groove downwards, till they arrive at a part of it through which they cannot pass.

Page 27 - RULE.* To the sum of the areas of the two ends add four times the area of a section parallel to and equally distant from both ends, and this last sum multiplied by £ of the height will give the solidity.