Science, Volume 1

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American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1883
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Page 66 - For compressible flow this becomes: where y is the ratio of the specific heat at constant pressure to that at constant volume...
Page 28 - FIELD ENGINEERING. A HAND-BOOK of the Theory and Practice of RAILWAY SURVEYING, LOCATION and CONSTRUCTION, designed for CLASS-KOOM, FIELD, and OFFICE USE, and containing a large number of Useful Tables, Original and Selected.
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Page 266 - THREE LECTURES ON THE PRACTICE OF EDUCATION. Delivered in the University of Cambridge in the Easter Term, 1882, under the direction of the Teachers
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