Industrial Management; The Engineering Magazine Volume 33

Industrial Management; The Engineering Magazine Volume 33

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...It is also a good plan to cover this receptacle with a floating layer of oil, which prevents the odors from escaping to the outer air. In the case of installations outside of city limits, where there are no drains, necessity often compels the running away of these waters through open channels. From this may result a disengagement of offensive odors which may give rise to damage suits from the neighbors. The possibility should never be lost sight of when the location for a producer-gas motor plant is under consideration. Water supply for the vaporizer is usually drawn from the pipe which supplies washing water to the scrubber. Whatever arrangement may be adopted, the whole piping system should be easily accessible, and should be provided with all stop cocks necessary for control of the circulation or for drainage of parts exposed to frost and for enabling emergency supplies of water to be taken off through hose. PIPING FOR Gas SUPPLY AND FOR Exnausr. In small gas-engine installations, especially in city neighborhoods, the motor is usually connected with the city gas pipes, thus making it unnecessary to fire the producer when power is required for a few hours only. _ Consideration must therefore be given to the supply plping to the motor from the city gas mains and to the piping for the exhaust. So far as producer-gas is concerned, the piping has been considered as part of the generating apparatus and has been discussed. under that head in preceding sections of this article. A P1P1I1g' system for illuminating-gas supply to 3, motor should be most carefully installed to avoid all leakage. Drain cocks must be put in wherever water might accumulate. The supply pipes should be_ lfirge filwugh to insure full supply to the motor with gas at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787269
  • 9781236787262