Ib. raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time. The force competent to produce a velocity of one metre in one second, in a mass of one gramme, is sometimes .adopted as a unit of force. • Unit of Heat. The Applications of Physical Forces - Page xxxixby Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pagesFull view - About this book
| Amédée Guillemin, Sir Norman Lockyer - Physics - 1872 - 679 pages
...weight one foot above the earth in opposition to the force of gravity. A horse-power is equal to 33,000 **Ib. raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time.** In France the kilofframmetre is the unit of work, and is the force necessary to raise one kilogramme... | |
| Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...of one metre against the force of gravity. One kilograrametre = 7.233 foot-pounds. The cheval-vapcur **is nearly equal to the English horse-power, and is...in a mass of one gramme, is sometimes adopted as a** \iuit of force. Unit of Heat. — Thase units vary : the French unit of heat, called a calorie, is... | |
| Park Benjamin - Mechanical engineering - 1880
...foot-pounds. The ftu-ralvapeur is nearly equal to the English horse-power, and is equivalent to 32,500 Ibs. **raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time....one gramme is sometimes adopted as a unit of force.** Units of Heat. — These units vary. The French unit of heat, called a caloric, is the amount of heat... | |
| Park Benjamin - Mechanical engineering - 1880
...foot-pounds. The ihevalvapeur is nearly equal to the English horse-power, and is equivalent to 32,5(10 Ibs. **raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time....one gramme is sometimes adopted as a unit of force.** Units of Heat.— These unite vary. The French unit of heat, called a calorie, is the amount of heat... | |
| Mechanical engineering - 1884 - 675 pages
...foot-pounds. The cheval-pouvoir is nearly equal to the English horse-power, and is equivalent to 32,500 pounds **raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time....gramme, is sometimes adopted as a unit of force. Unit of** pressure. — The pressure of the atmosphere at the level of the ocean, with the barometer at 30 inches,... | |
| Stephen Roper - Technology & Engineering - 1889 - 675 pages
...foot above the earth in opposition to the force of gravity. A horse-power is equal to 33,000 pounds **raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time.** In France the kilogrammetre is the unit of work, and is the force necessary to raise one kilogramme... | |
| Stephen Roper - Fire engines - 1889 - 390 pages
...foot-pounds. The cheval-vapenr is nearly equal to the English horse-power, and is equivalent to 32,500 pounds **raised to a height of one foot in one minute of time....gramme, is sometimes adopted as a unit of force. Unit of** Pressure. — The pressure of the atmosphere at the level of the ocean, with the barometer at 30 inches,... | |
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