Pocket Ref

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Thomas J. Glover
Sequoia Pub., Incorporated, 1995 - Reference - 542 pages
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Pocket Ref is an amazing reference containing 544 pages of tables, maps, formulas, constants and conversions. Best of all, it fits in your shirt pocket! (3.2" x 5.4" x 0.7")

The following chapters are contained in Pocket Ref:
-- Air
-- Automotive
-- Carpentry & Construction
-- Chemistry & Physics
-- Computers
-- Constants-Physical
-- Electrical
-- Electronics
-- General Information
-- General Science
-- Geology
-- Glues, Solvents & Paints
-- Hardware
-- Math
-- Mining & Milling
-- Money
-- Plumbing & Pipe
-- Rope, Cable & Chain
-- Steel & Metals
-- Surveying & Mapping
-- Tools
-- Water
-- Weights of Materials
-- Welding
-- 3500 Conversion Factors - Perpetual Calendar - Note Pages with Metric/US Rulers
-- Detailed Index

New sections included in the second edition
-- Dry air Specific Heat & Sound Velocity at Various Temperatures & Pressures
-- Wood Beam Strength for 76 species of wood
-- Max Floor Joist Spans for 21 wood species, 3 grades & 7 load ratings
-- Galvanic Series of Metals in Sea Water
-- World Wide Telephone Area Codes & International Access Codes
-- North American Top 400 airports with elevation, name, code and area population
-- Capacities of Hydraulic Rams from 1" to 60"
-- Force Required to Punch 10 different metal types at thicknesses from 1/16" to 1-1/4"
-- Friction/Head Loss for 38 types of pipe with flow rates from 0.5 to 5000 gpm
-- Perpetual Calendar with holidays for all years from 1858 to 2025

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We love to watch Mythbusters at our house and they profiled this book on one of their episodes. I bought it for my boyfriend for Christmas. He sat there for awhile just pouring over all the charts ... Read full review

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User Review  - newstan - Overstock.com

This is an excellent informational resource. The words are small in order to fit a ton of material in it. It includes information from zip codes of major US cities to first aid to information on electronic components and more. It is a must have for every hosehold! Read full review

Contents

Composition of Air
8
Densities of Gases
9
General Gas Laws Formulas
10
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Glover is the President of Sequoia Publishing, Inc., and founded the company in March 1989. He holds a bachelor of science degree from New Mexico State University, a Masters Degree in Geology from the University of Texas and is a registered AAPG Geologist. He has a broad background in engineering, computers and electronics and has been a small business entrepreneur since 1980.

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