## Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the Most Recent Investigations of Constant Use in Calculations and Estimates Relating to Strength of Materials and of Elementary Constructions [etc.] with Tables of Logarithms, Circles, Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, and Cube Roots; and Many Other Useful Mathematical Tables |

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Page 406 - A Report to the Navy Department of the United States on American Coals, Applicable to Steam Navigation, and to other purposes.

Page 24 - To find the area of a segment of a circle. Find the area of the sector which has the same arc...

Page 24 - To find the area of a circle. Multiply the square of the diameter by -7854.

Page 191 - Gold and silver. Gold and iron. Gold and lead. Gold and copper. Gold and iridium. Gold and nickel. Silver and copper. Iron and bismuth. Iron and antimony. Iron and lead. Tin and lead. Tin and palladium. Tin and antimony. Nickel and arsenic. Zinc and antimony.

Page 117 - Thus it is a law of the nature of water that under the mean pressure of the atmosphere at the level of the sea, it boils at 212° Fahrenheit.

Page iii - CE A Manual of Rules, Tables and / Data for Mechanical Engineers. Based on the most recent investigations. Illustrated with numerous diagrams.

Page 23 - To find the area of a trapezoid, multiply half the sum of the parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them ; the product will be the area.

Page 28 - From three times the diameter of the sphere subtract twice the height of the segment, multiply by the square of the height, and that product by .5236; the last product will be the solidity.

Page 317 - The clay, well washed, is made up into little cubes that fit the commencement of the groove, after having been heated to redness ; and their subsequent contraction by heat is determined by allowing them to slide from the top of the groove downwards, till they arrive at a part of it through which they cannot pass.

Page 27 - RULE.* To the sum of the areas of the two ends add four times the area of a section parallel to and equally distant from both ends, and this last sum multiplied by £ of the height will give the solidity.