Handbook for Quartermasters: Pts. I to V. I. Administrative. II. Supply. III. Transportation. IV. Construction. V. Miscellaneous Information

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1930 - 1192 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 804 - As a unit of current, the international ampere, which is one-tenth of the unit of current of the CGS system of electro-magnetic units, and which is represented sufficiently well for practical use by the unvarying current, which, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water in accordance with accompanying specifications,1 deposits silver at the rate of o.ooi 1 1 8 of a gramme per second.
Σελίδα 671 - For plastic mixtures, using sound and clean aggregates, the strength and other desirable properties of concrete under given job conditions are governed by the net quantity of mixing water used per sack of portland cement.
Σελίδα 802 - The numbers in bold face type refer to the temperature either in degrees Centigrade or Fahrenheit which it is desired to convert into the other scale. If converting from Fahrenheit degrees to Centigrade degrees, the equivalent temperature will be found in the left column; while if converting from degrees Centigrade to degrees Fahrenheit, the answer will be found in the column on the right.
Σελίδα 222 - Ib. or more shall be collected. The gross sample should contain the same proportion of lump coal, fine coal, and impurities as is contained in the coal sampled. When coal is extremely lumpy, it is best to break a proportional amount of the lumps before taking the various increments of a sample.
Σελίδα 122 - Fruit butter is the sound product made from fruit juice and clean, sound, properly matured and prepared fruit, evaporated to a semisolid mass of homogeneous consistence, with or without the addition of sugar and spices or vinegar, and conforms in name to the fruit used in its preparation.
Σελίδα 728 - plumbing" of a building, as the term is commonly used, includes the pipes for distributing the water supply, the fixtures for using water, and drainage pipes for removing waste water and sewage, together with fittings and appurtenances of various kinds, all within or adjacent to the building. The "service pipe...
Σελίδα 222 - ... represented proportionately in the gross sample, and with such frequency that a gross sample of the required amount shall be collected. The standard gross sample shall not be less than...
Σελίδα 925 - Annex ciphers to the numerator and divide it by the denominator. Then point off from the right of the quotient as many decimal places as there are ciphers annexed.
Σελίδα 222 - ... 3. The increments shall be regularly and systematically collected, so that the entire quantity of coal sampled will be represented proportionately in the gross sample, and with such frequency that a gross sample of the required amount shall be collected.
Σελίδα 762 - Overflow is a weir, orifice, or other device for permitting the discharge from a combined sewer of that portion of the storm flow in excess of that which the sewer is designed to carry.

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