Cyclopedia of Engineering: A General Reference Work on Steam Boilers and Pumps ; Steam, Stationary, Locomotive, and Marine Engines ; Steam Turbines ; Gas and Oil Engines ; Gas-producers ; Compressed Air ; Refrigeration ; Elevators ; Heating and Ventilation ; Management of Dynamo-electric Machinery ; Power Stations ; Etc, Volume 3
American Technical Society, 1919 - Electric engineering
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Page 159 - Flags of the proper color must be used by day, and lamps of the proper color by night, or whenever from fog or other cause the day signals cannot be clearly seen.
Page 160 - An explosive cap or torpedo placed on the top of the rail is a signal to be used in addition to the regular signals. The explosion of one torpedo is a signal to stop immediately ; the explosion of two torpedoes is a signal to reduce speed immediately, and look out for danger signal.
Page 177 - ... and he must remain there until recalled by the whistle of his engine ; but if a passenger train is due within ten minutes he must remain until it arrives. When he comes in he will remove the torpedo nearest the train, but the two torpedoes must be left on the rail as a caution signal to any following train.
Page 325 - When using the independent brake only, the handle of the automatic brake valve should be carried in running position. The independent application may be released by moving the independent brake valve handle to running position. Release position is for use only when the automatic brake valve handle is not in running position.
Page 336 - I in the seat. Cavity q and port r in the equalizing valve are connected by a small port, the size of which permits the air in the application cylinder to escape through the safety valve at the same rate that the air from the main...
Page 177 - At a point — feet from the rear of his train, he must place one torpedo on the rail. He must then continue to go back at least...
Page 73 - The results supply an accurate measure by which to determine the advantage of increasing the capacity of a boiler. For the development of a given power, any increase in boiler capacity brings its return in improved performance without adding to the cost of maintenance, or opening any new avenues for incidental losses. As a means of improvement, it is more certain than that which is offered by increase of pressure.
Page 177 - ... from the rear of his train, and he must remain there until recalled by the whistle of his engine ; but if a passenger train is due within ten minutes, he must remain until it arrives. When he comes in, he will remove the torpedo nearest to the...
Page 178 - Conductors and enginemen will be held equally responsible for the violation of any rules governing the safety of their trains, and they must take every precaution for the protection of their trains, even if not provided for by the rules.