American Machinist Volume 43

American Machinist Volume 43

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...attention on the lamps more or less irrespective of the results they might or might not accomplish in illuminating the objects for which they are installed. Considerable emphasis is placed on the importance of performing illumination design and installation work in conjunction with an expert who is capable of applying judgment in the plans and specifications of lamp and wiring installation schemes. It seems quite reasonable that engineering assistance should be solicited in a line of work which involves so many factors and which is furthermore subject to so many modifications that may be brought to bear on the result if one is acquainted with all the methods available for a given location. The treatment of natural lighting, which seems so closely allied to that of artificial light, in reality forms a distinct subject, and in the main is so treated in the code. It is reasonable to assume that of the two problems that involving natural light is least understood and usually receives the least attention. The fact that natural light is cheap should not lead to a neglect of this item, and the code seems very much stronger because it has not been limited solely to artificial light, but treats fully and in considerable detail the other equally if not more important subject of natural lighting. rs Aftftaftuadle (c)IF Kffimpl osiers Toward Military TiraiiaaBa One of the important national questions before the American people today is, "What shall we do to prepare for the emergency of war?" Any plans to increase our preparedness must comprehend some form of militerv training for a large number of our young men. It is gratifying to see the attitude toward military training already taken by a few large companies. The Pennsylvania R.R. is.show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,397g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957482
  • 9781236957481