Excerpt from Principles of Heating: A Practical and Comprehensive Treatise on Applied Theory in Heating
Heating Water by Submerged Steam Pipes; Hot Water Generators; Boiling Liquids in Vats; Heating Small Swimming Pools; Heating Large Swimming Pools; Amount of Steam and Size Boiler Required; Amount of Steam Pipe Required; Size Boiler Required; Tank Heaters; Water Backs and Gas Heaters; A Comparison of Formulas; Application of Factors to Table XVI; Resistances to the Flow of Steam; Effect of Condensation; Steam Flow With More Than 40 Per Cent. Drop in Pressure; Relative Capacities of Pipes; Sizes of Steam heating Mains; Sizes of Risers - One-Pipe System; Sizes of Risers - Two-Pipe System; Pipe Sizes for the Two-Pipe Vacuum System of Steam Heating; Comparison of Different Methods of Determining the Size of Steam Mains to Supply Radiating Surfaces; Low Pressure Heating Mains; Sizes of Main Steam Pipe Connections with Boilers; Sizes of Steam and Exhaust Pipes for Engines; Effect of Back Pressure on Simple Automatic Engines; Effect of Back Pressure on Compound Engines; Counteracting Back Pressure by Increased Boiler Pressure; Steam Heating in Connection with Condensing Engines
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