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By Gardner D. Hiscox

A desirable compendium of early-twentieth-century mechanical units, this wide-ranging paintings covers numerous functions. greater than 1,800 engravings — starting from uncomplicated diagrams to particular cross-sections — illustrate the workings of every merchandise, from easy hooks and levers to advanced equipment utilized in steam, reason, hydraulic, air, and electrical strength, navigation, gearing, clocks, mining, development, and more.
Compiled as a prepared reference for inventors, scholars of mechanics, artisans, and different staff, this quantity positive aspects purely minimum textual content. Its real price lies in its wealth of illustrated info, providing the fastest and so much passable approach to conveying the precise stipulations of mechanical motion and development.

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This means that 3 = 10 Quoting directly from the logarithm tables 1 = 10° 2 = 10°' 0 4 7 7 1 3010 3 = 1 0 0 4771 4 = 10°' 5 = 6021 100-6990 6 - 10 7 = 10°' 8 = 10 ' 9 = jo ' 10 - 10 Logarithms are used in calculation work and we can obtain answers which are correct (usually) to 4 significant figures. 0 7 7 8 2 8451 0 9031 0 9 5 4 2 1 Method of Reading the Logarithm Tables Ex. Express 2*56 as a power of 10. Open the table of logarithms and note that the entry next to 25 in the extreme left hand column is 3979.

We CAN find the slightly lower number 0-8142 (corresponding to 6-52) which needs an extra 4 added at the end to make it u p to 0-8146. If we travel to the right from the 0-8142 entry we find this extra 4 under a 6 in the top row. 1 0 0 8146 = 6 . 5 2 6 The student should carry out this process and check the following results. 744 NOTE. The two previous examples can also be done using the table of antilogarithms. 1 0 = = = Using Logarithms for Calculation Work Ex. Use logarithms to find the value of 3-2 χ 2-7.

5 7 I N D I C E S , L O G A R I T H M S A N D T H E U S E OF T A B L E S 33 Ex. Calculate y/9 + j/& FURTHER WORK O N INDICES 10 means simply 10 10 means 10 x 10 10 means 10 χ 10 χ 10 and so on. We ask ourselves whether we can attach any meanings to expressions such as 10°, Ι Ο , 10 \ 1 2 3 -1 Interpretation of 10° 10° is an unknown quantity but we can arrive at a suitable meaning for it by MAKING IT OBEY THE FIRST LAW OF INDICES. Multiply the unknown quantity 10° by 10 . 2 10° χ 10 - 1 0 2 - 10 (LAW 1) 0 + 2 2 So if we multiply 10° by 100 we get 100 as the answer 10° must therefore mean 1 Interpretation of 1 0 , 10~ etc.

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