Proceedings of the American Gas Light Association ...

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Vol. 11-22 include: "United States patents relating to gas," "Current gas literature," and "New publications."

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Page cl - The Secretary shall send notices to all members of the Association, at least thirty days before each meeting, mentioning the papers to be read and any special business to be brought before the meeting.
Page 8 - I move that the reading of the minutes of the last meeting be dispensed with, and that the minutes be approved as printed.
Page 88 - It has also been found that two atoms of hydrogen combine with one atom of oxygen to form one molecule of water.
Page cli - Any member, with the concurrence of the presiding officer, may .admit a friend to each meeting of the Association ; but such person shall not take any part in the discussion, unless permitted by the meeting.
Page 69 - Divide the continued product of the mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch, the length of the stroke in feet, the area of the piston in square inches, and the number of strokes per minute, by 33,000 ; the result will be the horsepower.
Page cxlix - SECT. 4. The Council shall have the power to appoint, from time to time, one or more Corresponding Secretaries in the different cities or towns of the United States and the British North American provinces.
Page 69 - 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 iii - The first test of inexperienced, though intelligent and careful persons, are usually very contradictory and inaccurate, and no amount of experience can eliminate the variations introduced by the personal equations of the most conscientious observers. Many things, apparently of minor importance, exert such a marked influence upon the results, that it is only by the greatest care in every particular, aided by experience and intelligence that trustworthy tests can be made.
Page cxlix - Treasurer shall be to receive and safely keep all moneys of the Association; to keep correct accounts of the same, and pay all bills approved by the President; and he shall make an annual report to be submitted to the Association.
Page cxlv - The object of this Association shall be the promotion and advancement of knowledge, scientific and practical, in all matters relating to the construction and management of gas works, and the manufacture, distribution and consumption of gas. 3. The establishment and maintenance of a spirit of fraternity...

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