Henley's Encyclopædia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades: A Practical and Indispensable Work of Reference for the Mechanical Engineer, Designer, Draftsman, Shop Superintendent, Foreman and Machinist ...

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Joseph Gregory Horner
N.W. Henley Publishing Company, 1906

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Página 223 - This work treats of the making at home of electrical toys, electrical apparatus, motors, dynamos, and instruments in general, and is designed to bring within the reach of young and old the manufacture of genuine and useful electrical appliances.
Página 113 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.
Página 8 - Magnitudes which coincide with one another that is, which exactly fill the same space, are equal to one another.
Página 8 - If a straight line meets two straight lines, so as to " make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken " together less than two right angles...
Página 224 - A practical handbook of reference containing definitions of about 5,000 distinct words, terms and phrases. The definitions are terse and concise and include every term used in electrical science. Recently issued. An entirely new edition. Should be in the possession of all who desire to keep abreast with the progress of this branch of science.
Página 185 - From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.
Página 221 - A practical treatise on electrical calculations of all kinds reduced to a series of rules, all of the simplest forms, and involving only ordinary arithmetic; each rule illustrated by one or more practical problems, with detailed solution of each one.
Página 212 - Should any such test bar fail in either the tensile or bending test, no bars from such heat shall be allowed to be used in the construction of any marine boiler. Where a heat of steel bars has been passed by an inspector, separate lots...
Página 222 - This work of 172 pages is the simplest ever published on the subject of Electricity and does something not hitherto accomplished. Electricity is in many respects unexplained by the scientist ; to the ordinary man It is all a mystery. The object of "Electricity Simplified...
Página 91 - The results of these experiments seem to show that the friction of a perfectly lubricated journal follows the laws of liquid friction much more closely than those of solid friction. They show that under these circumstances the friction is nearly independent of the pressure per square inch, and that it increases with the velocity, though at a rate not nearly so rapid as the square of the velocity.

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