Insurance Engineering Volume 9

Insurance Engineering Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...and information to make this handbook a valuable addition to any mechanical or technical library. Insurance engineers will find it an invaluable work of reference and as a text. Cement and Concrete. Cement And Concrete. By Louis Carlton Sabln, B. S., C. E.; Assistant Engineer, Engineer Department, U. S. Army; Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. 507 pages, cloth $5. McGraw Publishing Company, New York, 1905. The author has attempted to take a middle course in preparing this work, "avoiding on the one hand a dogmatic statement of facts, and on the other too detailed and extended series of tests, but giving, where practicable, sufficient tests to support the statements made, and endeavoring to show the connection between theory and practice, the laboratory and the field." Kngineer Sabin's book makes its appearance at an opportune time. As announced elsewhere in this number of Insurance. Kncinkf.mno, underwriters are about to begin the preparation of standard specifications for cement in building construction and they will doubtless appreciate all the data on cement and concrete that can bf had from such authentic sources. BY offering reduced premium rates on well-constructed and properly protected property, underwriters encourage scientific building and efficient fire extinguishing methods; by laboratory tests and through boards of expert engineers, they Investigate apparatus, materials and processes, thus determining their comparative safety or comparative danger. Architects, engineers, building departments of cities, municipal fire departments, public-spirited citizens and manufacturers of useful materials and devices are laboring toward the same ends. 031. Conflagration. East St. Louis, 111. February.3, 1905. Three brick...show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528700
  • 9781236528704