The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Том 28

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Сторінка 13 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Сторінка 226 - ... 14. House drains should not pass direct from sewers to the inside of houses, but all drains should end at an outside wall. House drains, sink pipes, and soil pipes should have means of external ventilation.
Сторінка 110 - Up to about the year 1815, it was penal to discharge sewage or other offensive matters into the sewers ; cesspools were regarded as the proper receptacles for house drainage, and sewers as the legitimate channels for carrying off the surface waters only. Afterwards it became permissive, and in the year 1847 the first act was obtained making it compulsory to drain houses into sewers."* The construction of systems of impervious, self-cleansing sewers is to be dated from this time.
Сторінка 53 - IF any party shall be entitled to any compensation in respect of any lands, or of any interest therein, which shall have been taken for or injuriously affected by the execution of the works...
Сторінка 111 - ... excessive floods. As regards the time of discharge, it is demonstrated by the same series of experiments that — " The delivery of the sewage at high water into the river at any point is equivalent to its discharge at low water at a point 12 miles lower down the river, therefore the construction of 12 miles of sewer is saved by discharging the sewage at high instead of low water.
Сторінка 24 - ... of them, upon proof of due service of the summons, it shall be lawful for such justices to hear and determine...
Сторінка 189 - This points to the great value of really homogeneous plates, such as those of cast-steel, in which homogeneity has been obtained by the only known means of fusion. The remarkable diminution of elasticity and of tenacity caused by the combination of the red-hot iron with sulphur — the absence of all elasticity and tenacity in the oxides of iron — show that, even if a flue do not at once collapse, or a shell explode, through getting red-hot, the boiler is more or less injured every time it gets...
Сторінка 14 - in previous scientific investigations respecting the strains which ships have to bear it has been usual to suppose the ship balanced on a point of rock, or supported at the ends on two rocks. The strains which would thus be produced are far more severe than any which have to be borne by a ship afloat.
Сторінка 77 - ... constituents, except silica, were liberally supplied every year, the produce of corn increased, and that of the straw somewhat diminished ; lastly, that where an excess of every constituent required by the crop was annually applied, as in the farmyard manure, the rate of increase from year to year was not so great during the later as during some of the earlier years.
Сторінка 10 - The cofferdam was 1500 feet in length, and consisted of two circular arcs, with a straight return on the west side, the versed sine of the curved portion being one-fifth of the span.

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