Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, Volúmenes10-11

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Canadian Society of Civil Engineers., 1896
 

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Página 40 - The strength of a chain is the strength of its weakest link, the engineers tell us," said Longworth, " and it is the same with evidence.
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Página 184 - Filtration means the concentration of sewage at short intervals, on an area of specially chosen porous ground, as small as will absorb and cleanse it ; not excluding vegetation, but making the produce of secondary importance. The intermittency of application is a sine qua non even in suitably constituted soils, wherever complete success is aimed at.
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Página 29 - Surveyor duly admitted to the profession and practis"ing in this province shall, under penalty of forfeiting his license or " certificate, procure and cause to be examined, corrected and stamped " or otherwise certified by the Commissioner of Crown Lands or some " one by him duly authorized, or by the Secretary of the Board of "Management of Land Surveyors, a standard measure of length.
Página 107 - ... pipes. A partial vacuum is created by the water at the ends of these small pipes, and hence atmospheric pressure drives the air into the water in innumerable small bubbles, which are carried by the water down the compressing pipe C. During their downward course with the water the bubbles are compressed, the final pressure being proportional to the column of return water sustained in the shaft E and tailrace F.

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