Practical Sanitation: a Handbook for Sanitary Inspectors and Others Interested in Sanitation

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C. Griffin & Company, 1908 - 352 pages

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Page 42 - CONTENTS.— Resolution and Composition of Forces— Work done by Machines and Living Agents — The Mechanical Powers: The Lever; Derricks as Bent Levers— The Wheel and Axle : Windlass ; Ship's Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man...
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