The Art of Gauging Made Easy: Containing All the Principal Rules which are Actually Practiced by the Officers of His Majesty's Revenue of Excise and Customs. Also, the Established Rules for Finding the Areas and Contents of Coppers, Backs, Cisterns, Casks, &c. when Full, Or Part Empty. The Examples, &c. are Performed Both with the Pen and Sliding Rule, and Will be Found Useful Not Only to Young Officers of Excise and Customs, But Also to Auctioneers, Brewers ... Wine Merchants, &c
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294 for wine 30 inches 5th of January ale gallons area in beer assigned strength beer gallons bung and head bung diameter cent circumference cistern conjugate diameter content in beer content in wine content required Couch of Malt cube cubic inches decimal fractions decimal places denomination diam difference distance m n ditto to ditto dividend divisor dry inches equal Example Excise figure find the area find the content floor of malt gauge point given decimal given numbers hydrometer proof inch deep integer line of numbers line of segments liquor's surface malt bushels mean diameter middle frustum mixed numbers multiply or divide number of decimal oblong Operation ºth overproof parabolic spindle Peck pound proportion quarts quotient remains rhombus shew side Sliding Rule spheroidal cask spirits square root troy weight ullage underproof unit unity vacuity vulgar fraction wet inches whole numbers wine gallons
Σελίδα 69 - RULE. — To the square of the bung diameter add the square of the head diameter ; multiply the sum by the length, and the product by .0014 for ale gallons, or by .0017 for wine gallons.
Σελίδα 8 - ... illustrations now given, it is evident, — To find the interest of any sum in federal money, at 6 per cent., it is only necessary to multiply the principal by the interest of $ 1 for the given time, found as above directed, and written as a decimal fraction, remembering to point off as many places for decimals in the product as there are decimal places in both the factors counted together.
Σελίδα 28 - ... be esteemed a legal Winchester bushel according to the standard in his majesty's exchequer.
Σελίδα 46 - RULE. Multiply the side of the cube by itself, and that product again by the side ; and the last product will be the solidity required.
Σελίδα 40 - ... =5,64 gallons. 359 If the square of the diameter of any circle be multiplied by ,7854 the product is the area. EXAMPLE. If the diameter of a circle be 45 inches, what is the area? 45X45=2025X,7854=1590 inches, and at one inch deep the content or capacity would be 1590 inches, which when divided by 282 would give 5,63 Ale gallons, nearly, as before. PROBLEM IV. To...
Σελίδα 10 - ... as many decimal places in the dividend as there are in the divisor, which is best done by drawing a line after the figure, and then dividing.
Σελίδα 39 - All Circles are in proportion ,to one another as the Squares of their Diameters ; therefore, if you divide the Square of the Diameter or Semidiameter, and extract the Root, you wit!
Σελίδα 124 - Description of Ale and Beer. To which are added, General Instructions for making Malt, and Tables of the Net Duties of Excise on Strong and Table Beer, payable by Common Brewers in Town and Country. By ALEXANDER MORRICE, Common Brewer. Sixth Edit, with the Laws relating to Brewers, Maltsters, and Innkeepers.
Σελίδα 89 - By the Sliding Rule. on A. on B. on A. on B. As 282 : 84.5 :: 250 : 74.9 As 231 : 84.5 :: 250 : 91.45 2.
Σελίδα 74 - ... -5 for the fourth, when the difference between the head and bung diameters is less than 6 inches ; but when the difference between these exceeds 6 inches, multiply that difference by -7 for the first variety ; by -64 for the second ; by -57 for the third ; and by '52 for the fourth. Add this product to the head diameter, and the sum will be a mean diameter. Square this mean diameter, and multiply the square by the length of the cask ; this product multiplied, or divided, by the proper multiplier,...