Civics and Commerce Volume 103-112

Civics and Commerce Volume 103-112

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...industries in a foreign language. It is expected that at the end of six months or a year many other publications will be issued in the Portuguese language to be followed by French, Italian, Russian, etc. ' very few Diesel engines can stand up to. MILWAUKEE PLANT MAKES THE LARGEST FUEL-OIL ENGINE lN AMERICA (Continued from Page 19) ture. Ve have even gone so far as to direct connect a Diesel engine to an air compressor in order to furnish air for mining purposes. As the quantity of air varies very considerable throughout the day, it is necessary to change the capacity of the compressor almost every two or three minutes. This was accomplished by varying the speed of the Diesel engine which is direct connected to the compressor, but this presents some difficulties which The torque on the engine is the same for all speeds. which is an entirely different problem than is the marine engine, where the torque varies and decreases as the speed goes down. Ten of these engines are running today for mining work. They are required to run 30 days without interruption, not even on Sunday. ln a few TRANSPORTATION (Continued from Page 21) before the war. The Canada-Atlantic differentials are based upon rates Sc per 100 lbs. first class. greater than the regular lake differentials to and from New England, and 8c to and from New York. lt is believed that a little later the regular lake differential allowed between Buffalo and this city will have to be increased slightly in order to prove attractive to the traffic. The Railroad Administration has published its lake and rail tariffs for the present season, based upon the above differentials, but these tariffs appear to have been compiled by amateurs. The routing of traffic for western Wisconsin points is made...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938437
  • 9781236938435