Science in Sugar Production: An Introduction to Methods of Chemical Control

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N. Rodger, 1907 - Sugar - 108 pages

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Page 97 - CALORIE is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree centigrade.
Page 69 - ... of commerce, which is very impure, may thus be purified. The solution of this substance possesses, in the very highest degree, the properties termed alkaline; it restores the blue colour to litmus which has been reddened by an acid...
Page 22 - ... 1 METRE. 10 metres make 1 decametre. 10 decametres make 1 hectometre. 10 hectometres make 1 kilometre. 10 kilometres make 1 myriametre. 1 Metre = 39.371 English inches. The toise usuelle = 2 metres. The pied or foot is of a metre.
Page 8 - We have a great amount of information about these boats, but we do not attach an exaggerated value to it. But we believe that an ounce of practice is worth a ton of theory, and that when we get officers and men to see these boats, they will learn more from them than from many reports which come from foreign countries. One thing stands between the submarine boat and efficiency, and that is the motor by which it is propelled.
Page 77 - In what follows it will be assumed that the reader is familiar with the practical instructions given in Part II.
Page 36 - By density, or specific gravity, is meant the weight of a substance as compared with that of an equal volume of...
Page 3 - As it is impossible to get more work out of a machine than is put into it...
Page 21 - ... with dilute muriatic acid (one part of acid to one of water).
Page 40 - As specific gravity expresses the ratio between the weight of a given volume of a...

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