# Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1916 - Mechanical engineering

### Contents

 Square Roots of Numbers 12 SECTION 2 87 MECHANICS OF SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS 187 HEAT 289 SECTION 5 375 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING 449 MACHINE ELEMENTS 651 POWER GENERATION 861
 SECTION 9 905 HOISTING AND CONVEYING 1105 Marine Engineering 1189 SAMES B Sc formerly Associate Editor of Industrial 1396 SECTION 13 1477 SECTION 14 1565 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 287 - It is impossible by means of inanimate material agency to derive mechanical effect from any portion of matter by cooling it below the temperature of the coldest of the surrounding objects.
Page 137 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, and these into thirds, fourths, &c.
Page 143 - A cos 6 = cos a cos c + sin a sin c cos B cos c = cos a cos 6 + sin a sin 6 cos C Law of Cosines for Angles cos A = — cos B...
Page 485 - No. 8 sieve, with a mixture of one to twelve bituminous facing. The mold shall be rammed evenly and fairly hard, thoroughly dried and not cast until it is cold. The test bar shall not be removed from the mold until cold enough to be handled.
Page 487 - Tests, a The test specimen for soft castings shall bend cold through 120 deg., and for medium castings through 90 deg., around a 1-in. pin, without cracking on the outside of the bent portion.
Page 878 - The distance between center lines of any two adjacent rows of rivets, or the "back pitch" measured at right angles to direction of joint, shall be at least twice diameter of the rivets and shall meet the following requirements: (a) Where a single rivet in the inner row comes midway between two rivets in the outer row, the sum of the two diagonal sections of the plate between the inner rivet and the two outer rivets shall be at least 20 per cent.
Page 819 - The permissible variation in weight is 5 per cent above and 5 per cent below. Furnished with threads and couplings and in random lengths unless otherwise ordered. Taper of threads is K-in.
Page 160 - Cycloid is traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls without slipping along a straight line.
Page 332 - In this regard, the acceleration is directly proportional to the square of the velocity and inversely proportional to the radius of the turn. By common usage, where the axis of rotation is external to the body, as in an aircraft turn or a centrifuge, the acceleration is frequently termed "radial" acceleration, while the term "angular" is better retained for situations where the axis of rotation passes through the body.
Page 270 - Vise of the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 Ib of water from 32 F to 212 F at a constant atmospheric pressure.