# Practical marine engineering for marine engineers and students: with aids for applicants for marine engineers' licenses

Marine engineering, inc., 1901 - Marine engineering - 706 pages

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Page 443 - It has been seen that a heat unit is the quantity of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree in temperature...
Page 606 - In the multiplication of whole numbers, place the multiplier under the multiplicand, and multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, writing the right-hand figure of each product obtained under the term of the multiplier which produces it.
Page 640 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 138 - Multiply one-sixth of the lowest tensile strength found stamped on any plate in the cylindrical shell by the thickness — expressed in inches or parts of an inch — of the thinnest plate in the same cylindrical shell, and divide by the radius or half diameter — also expressed in inches — and the...
Page 29 - ... with the name of the manufacturer, the place where manufactured, and the number of pounds tensile strain it will bear to the sectional square inch...
Page 626 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 615 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.
Page 146 - All heads employed in the construction of cylindrical externally fired boilers for steamers navigating the Red River of the North and rivers whose waters flow into the Gulf of Mexico shall have a thickness of material as follows: (1) Over 32 inches and not over 36 inches, not less than '/2 inch.
Page 607 - The ratio between two numbers is simply their numerical relationship expressed as the quotient of the first divided by the second. Thus the ratio of 6 to 3 is 2 ; of 1.2 to 3 is .4; of 4 to 5 is .8, etc.
Page 141 - Should any such test bar fail in either the tensile or bending test, no bars from such heat shall be allowed to be used in the construction of any marine boiler. Where a heat of steel bars has been passed by an inspector, separate lots of bars...