# Domestic Science, Parte 1

University Press, 1915

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Página 201 - The calorie itself is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 g of water by 1 °C; hence 1 kcal = 1000 calories.
Página 53 - ... 1194. The liter and the hectoliter are the principal units. 1195. Table of Weight. 10 milligrams (mg.) 1 centigram 10 centigrams 1 decigram 10 decigrams 1 gram (gr.) 10 grams 1 dekagram 10 dekagrams 1 hectogram 10 hectograms 1 kilogram (kilo) 2.2046 Ib. 10 kilograms (Kg.) 1 myriagram 10 myriagrams 1 quintal 10 quintals 1 tonneau (ton) 1196. The kilo is the ordinary unit. Heavy articles are sold by the tonneau.
Página 329 - AMIEE 5s net. Architectural and Building Construction Plates. By WALTER R. JAGGARD, FRIBA PART I. 30 Plates. 6s net. PART II. 30 Plates. 6s net. Domestic Science. Part I. By CW HALE.
Página 15 - The ratio of the length of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is usually denoted in works on mathematics and mechanics by the Greek letter n- (pronounced like the English word 'pie'), and is 3 . 14159 .... This number is 'incommensurable,' which means that it cannot be expressed exactly in our ordinary system of numeration.
Página 119 - The work done by a force is the product of that force and the distance through which the point of application of the force moves in the direction of the force.
Página 118 - Done is force x distance (the work done by a force is measured by the product of the force and the distance through which the point of application moves in the direction of the force). The unit of work (which is also the unit of energy) is the dyne-centimetre or erg.
Página 156 - Law can be used to determine the new volume. CharleS' Law states that, at a constant pressure, the volume of a given mass of gas is directly proportional to the absolute temperature. Charles...
Página 3 - SYSTEM 10 millimetres (mm.) = 1 centimetre 10 centimetres (cm.) = 1 decimetre 10 decimetres (dm.) = 1 metre 10 metres (m.) = 1 Dekametre 10 Dekametres (Dm.) = 1 Hectometre 10 Hectometres (Hm.)= 1 Kilometre 10 Kilometres (Km.) = 1 Myriametre...
Página 81 - We know now that the underlying principle is the same as in a mercurial barometer : it is the pressure of the atmosphere on the surface of the water in the well that pushes the water up into the pump.
Página 90 - The weight of a body floating in a liquid is equal to the weight of the liquid displaced.