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On the connexion of the physical sciences

By: Somerville, Mary Fairfax, 1780-1872
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Structural Engineering

By: Edward Godfrey
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Sixty-Three Years of Engineering, Scientific and Social Work

By: Fox, Francis, Sir
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Railway Engineering : Or, Field Work Preparatory to the Construction

By: Thomas Baker
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Professional Short Period Advanced Courses in Highway Engineering and

By: University of Michigan. Department of Civil Engineering. Division of Highway Engineering and Highway Transport
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Engineering Geology

By: William Henry Penning

.... 6d. per sheet. . Memoirs on separate areas, and on various subjects in Physical Science, and Records of the School of Mines and of Science applie... ...and generally yielding good returns for high cultivation. There are many physical characters which modify the normal characters of the soils derive... ...re practically important, are entirely dependent on stratigraphical .and physical features. An explanation of them has been given in Part III., as ... ...springs may not be found at a greater or lesser depth, according to their physical and geological features. Dampness.-Another point affeoted by exa... ...rwise be a desirable and healthy situation. It may arise either ?-om the physical conditions of elevation, situation" rainfall" and so on, or from ...

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Engineering Education : Vol. 10

By: Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.)

...ualities which enable him to render greater service to mankind and to equip him with mental, moral and physical abilities for such service. Our slogan... ...iety of things which may cover a large part of the whole range of science, including those undeveloped sciences which contain the laws of the reaction... ...3. The use of rooms and laboratories, the hour plan of reci- tations, the penalties and rules, and the physical training, all of which constitute facu... ...line of the Army or Navy without any faculty control. Some additions or substitutions in the nature of physical training, military law, and the milita... ...maintenance. This presents in handbook form all the facts than an engineer will need in this work. The physical appearance of the book is good, the ty... ... only a very short time. We have had neither the time nor unfortunately the money necessary to put our physical environment into a condition which per... ...ultivation of mechanic arts have become schools devoted to general education with emphasis laid on the sciences and giving little if any attention to ... ...ing the facts back of them necessitates the application to the problem of minds trained in the various sciences involved. Pure scientific research may... ...n from a thorough grounding in mathe- matics, physics, chemistry and their developments, and in social sciences; who can read what others say in one o...

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Engineering Education

By: Ray Palmer Baker

... the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Society for Physical Research, the Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America, ... ...atical Society. While President of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences in 1904 he delivered the following address, which is reprinted, b... ...long to it, it failed to form what might otherwise have been the basis of physical science. Its founders missed the discovery that methods similar ... ...vations of the phenomena around him would have shown to be ill-founded. Physical science, if we may apply that term to an uncoordinated body of fa... ...ed by the o.rganization of the Royal Society of London and the Academy of Sciences of Paris. The members of these two bodies seem like in­ genious y... ...wax, thread, and needles. Among the problems before the Paris Academy of Sciences those of physiology and biology took a prominent place. The disti... ... be made in the appli.cation of algebraic language to the expres- sion of physical phenomena until it could be so extended as to express variation i... ...oblem before the organizers of this Congress was, therefore, to bring the sciences together and to seek for the unity which we believe underlies the... ...has had a direct influence on my work in physics and on the way I regard physical phenomena. I never feel contented nor comfortable with the repres...

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Electric Railway Engineering

By: Edward Trevert

...progress which electricity is making in the railway world Considering the physical conditions, the steep grades and the weight of the cars on this l... ...RASES. BY EDWIN tI. HOUSTON, A. lVI. Professor of Natural Philosophy and Physical Geography in the Central High School of Philadelphia; Professor o...

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Electric Railway Engineering

By: Charles Francis Harding, Dressel Dewitt Ewing
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Tests on the Holding Power of Railroad Spikes

By: Beyer, Albin H

...ate I., Plate II, is a photograph of the three types of spikes tested. The physical properties in tension of the material forming the spikes tested ha... ... (standard navy test specimens machined from the finished spike) : TABLE I Physical Properties of Material in Spikes HOLDING POWER OF RAILROAD SPIKES... ...wering of the elastic withdrawal resistance resulting from the fatigue and physical deterioration of the wood fibres with time. The true elastic withd... ...eyond its elastic holding power, making due allowances for the fatigue and physical deterioration of the wood fibres during the life of the fastening....

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Safety Engineering : Volume 29

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Railway and Locomotive Engineering : Volume 35

..., of the .sink-head steel was discarded for chemical and 7.2 per cent, for physical unsoundness. The steel finally available for rails amounted to 81.... ...e operated as a momentum grade or not. If the length of the grade or other physical conditions on the approach pre- vent attaining any considerable sp... ...sure inider lon.q cut-off conditions, so that will vary with the different physical con- ditions met with on different divisions. This involves the us... ...nsiderable e.xtent upon an intelligent knowledge and appre- ciation of the physical and the chemical forms in which sulphur occurs in a par- ticular c... ...which follows boiler explosions is accounted for by well-known established physical laws. .All luatter, whether solid, liquid, or gaseous, consists of... ...srs. George Charpy and Jean Durand presented a paper before the Academy of Sciences in Paris on the subject of rail breakages, which we repro- duce he...

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Railway and Locomotive Engineering : Volume 29

...ests re- carbon, acts with the greatest intensity The followiii.o; are the average physical ixatedly made of carbon-vanadium steel, in the way of impr... ... heated con- dition. All good work requires that it should be performed under good physical conditions, and the most skilled workmen are generally ver... ...e was a strong, robust man of exceptionally good habits. Judging from his apparent physical con- dition we should have expected that John A. Hill woul... ...aken ambition for knowledge; their mental de- velopment did not keep pace with the physical growth, and when forced to enter the army of workers, thei... ...ing the whole, ami this cannot be done if the design is to contain l)ut one set of physical dimen- sions. Remember the assertion is made that it canno... ...process of solving the problem remained for a long time in the domain of the exact sciences as a master- piece of the human mind. 'Rut who dreamed to ... ... ing Mr. T. F. Foltz, resigned. Mr. Wood is a graduate of the University of Arts & Sciences, following which he was connect- ed with the Standard Stee...

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Railway and Locomotive Engineering : Volume 24

...eral years following the com- pletion of the road the Union Pacific had no physical connection at Omaha with railroads east of the Missouri River, and... ...ne line, it seems to me, I'm as good an operator as you dispatchers are I" Physically considered, railroads find they can handle more business with te... ...towards the plate in all cases, and any outward springing of the ring is a physical impossibility.. It will be noted in the illustration that the V-th... ...he line with an apparatus different from that used to transmit speech. The physical differences in the two sys- tems are the use of two copper wires f... ...p is finished, cannot perform the duties satisfactorily. The fireman being physically equal to the work, ought quickly to acquire the skill and knowle...

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Railway and Locomotive Engineering : Volume 15

...ome, Shandy Maguire, 378. 421. Philadelphia & Reading Shops at Readville, 36 Physical Tests of Bethlehem Carbon and Nickel Steel, 364. •Piston Valves,... ...there is a tendency to overlook the importance of what may be considered the physical feature of com- bustion—that is, keeping the temperature One of ... ...tions. A complete treatise on the subject of Com pressed Air, comprising Its physical and oper- ative properties from a vacuum to Its liquid form. Its... ...omical vehicle for work — with forty air tables of compression,expansion and physical properties. This Is a most com 4)rehenBlve work on the subject o... ...in which progress has been as great, and even of greater importance than the physical and mechanical of which we have been speaking. It is in the care...

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Laboratory Manual of Bituminous Materials for the Use of Students in Highway Engineering

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Aid to Engineering Solution

By: Lowis D'Aguilar Jackson

...th block-structures, and the curved form alone remains. But, following the physical transformation from one to the other, it will be noticed that i...

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A Text-Book of the Materials of Construction : For Use in Technical and Engineering Schools : Abridged from Materials of Engineering

By: Robert Henry Thurston
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A Treatise on Civil Engineering

By: Dennis Hart Mahan
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