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" If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with plugs or fire-cocks on them, are preferable to any other mode at present in use. The size of the pipes will depend on the distance and elevation of the head, and also on the size of the buildings to... "
A Brief Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland ... - Page 3
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1838 - 31 pages
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 8

Architecture - 1845
...supplying it, in cases of ordinary fires. If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with plugs Oi fire-cocks on them, are preferable to any other mode...of a fire depends in a great measure on the cubic contents of such buildings ; distinction being made as to the nature and contents of such buildings....
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 3

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1844
...that it is con- Supplies ceived merely necessary to state the quantity of water required, and to gj describe the most approved modes of supplying it,...pipes will depend on the distance and elevation of the suspicion, to the water-cistern, where, least of all, any highly inflammable matter is expected, and...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volumes 37-38

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Meteorology - 1844
...application of manual power to the working of fire engines. The author stated, that if water could be obtained at an elevation, pipes, with plugs, or fire-cocks, on them, would be preferable to any mode at present in use, and that the best mode of using manual power was...
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The London Journal of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, and ..., Volume 27

1846
...the application of manual power to the working of Fire Engines." By James Braidwood, Asaoc. Inst. CE If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with...of a fire depends, in a great measure, on the cubic contents of the buildings ; distinction being made as to the nature and contents of such buildings....
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 27

1846
...water required, and to describe the most approved modes of supplying it, in cases of ordinary fires. If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with...of a fire depends, in a great measure, on the cubic contents of the buildings ; distinction being made as to the nature and contents of such buildings....
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1846
...water required, and to describe the most approved modes of supplying it, in cases of ordinary fires. If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with...of a fire depends, in a great measure, on the cubic contents of the buildings ; distinction being made as to the nature and contents of such buildings....
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 42

1845
...water rrquired, and to describe the most approved inodes of supplying it, in cases of ordinary fires. If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with...on the distance and elevation of the head, and also OQ the size of the buildings to be protected. It may be assumed as a general rule, that the intensity...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...checked, when the ruins are cooled by the " dummies," as the jets from the mains are named by the firemen. If water can be obtained at an elevation, pipes with...are preferable to any other mode at present in use for the supply of fire-engines. The size of the pipes will depend on the distance and elevation of...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Electronic journals - 1844
...application of manual power to the wprkiug of fire engines. The author stated, that if water could be obtained at an elevation, pipes, with plugs, or fire-cocks, on them, would be preferable to any mode at present in use, and that the best mode of using manual power was...
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