# The Civil Engineer's Handbook: A Convenient Reference Book for Chainmen, Rodmen, Transitmen, Levelers, Surveyors, as Well as Draftsmen, Computers, and Railroad, Municipal, and Hydraulic Engineers

International textbook Company, 1913 - 411 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 British bushel 3 Cylinder 15 Cables Chain 302 27 Clinometer 112 Celestial equator 139 Declination of a star 140 Deflection angle 159 Division of land Problems 181
 Coefficient of elasticity 270 Columns 298 Cement Hydraulic 306 Concrete 312 Concrete Strength of 319 Correction Prismoidal 199 353 Curve Laying out a 163 377 Curved track 238 392

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Σελίδα 4 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2 barrels...
Σελίδα 2 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Σελίδα 2 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Σελίδα 5 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Σελίδα 343 - The pressure of a liquid on any surface immersed in it is equal to the weight of a column of the liquid whose base is the surface pressed, and whose height is the perpendicular depth of the center of gravity of the surface below the surface of the liquid.
Σελίδα 6 - Measures of Weight 10 milligrams (mg) =1 centigram eg 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg 10 decigrams =1 gram g 10 grams =1 dekagram Dg...
Σελίδα 6 - MEASURES OF CAPACITY 10 milliliters (ml.) = 1 centiliter (cl.) 10 centiliters = 1 deciliter (dl.) 10 deciliters = 1 liter (1.) 10 liters = 1 dekaliter (Dl.) 10 dekaliters = 1 hektoliter (hi.) 10 hektoliters = 1 kiloliter (kl.) MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams...
Σελίδα 405 - The pulverized carbonate of lime, granite, or quartz while cold shall be mixed with the hot sand in the required proportions, and then mixed with the asphaltic cement, at the required temperature and in the proper proportion, in a suitable apparatus, so as to effect a thoroughly homogeneous mixture.
Σελίδα 2 - 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)
Σελίδα 3 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES