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 782 - 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 655 - 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 216 - 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 937 - Saturate unglazed paper with a solution of 1 ounce pure lead acetate in half a pint of rain water; let it partially dry, then expose in the room suspected of containing sewer gas. The presence of gas in any considerable quantity soon darkens or blackens the test paper.
Σελίδα 897 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Σελίδα 708 - service pipe," which forms the connection between the water main and the building, and the "house sewer," which conveys the waste water and sewage from the building to the street sewer or other point of disposal, are included in the "plumbing system" of a building, using the term in a broader sense.
Σελίδα 118 - 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 782 - The unit of electro-motive force shall be what is known as the international volt, which is the electro-motive force that, steadily applied to a...
Σελίδα 216 - ... 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 216 - ... 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.

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