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New pocket ref 3RD edition
New pocket ref 3RD edition
From: Janell Spears
Subject New pocket ref 3RD edition
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Expanded from 542 pages to 768 pages!
Students, engineers, scientists, teachers, handymen, tradesmen, manufacturers, hobbyists, travelers, archeologists, writers, historians, journalists, do-it-yourselfers, business people, professionals, designers, bar-bettors and, well, just about everybody would be working with a severe handicap without this little 768 page marvel!
This great little book is a concise all-purpose reference featuring hundreds of tables, maps, formulas, constants & conversions. Index for information access AND it fits in your shirt pocket! What a great gift!
Here's just a small sample of what this little book contains.
+ Hardware, Glues, Solvents, Paints
Marine Corps Gazette, Lt.Col. David L. Shelton, 3/2000
"Even in the digital age, one often finds that locating a necessary statistic, mathematical formula, standard conversion ratio, scientific fact, or technical specification, with precision and right when it's needed, can still be a challenge. This can be particularly vexing for those who conduct technical work in remote or undeveloped locations, or who may not have ready access to electronic research capabilities or bulky reference publications. Pocket Ref. packs a wealth of scientific technical, formulaic, and specification information into a compact ...543 pages must rank as one of the most complete guides of its kind available anywhere This pocket reference is a gold mine of information and readily accessible detail for all Marines, whatever the military occupational specialty. The book is handy, precise, succinct, and worth many times its size and weight in resource information. Pick it up and don't leave home without it."
Rick Yates Village Hardware, Albion CA, 1999
"All your brains between 2 covers!"
The Journal of Light Construction, 3/1999
". . .is packed with bits of handy information . . .throw this book in your glove compartment. My bet is you'll find yourself reaching for it for reasons you can't even think of right now."
Reactive Metals Studio, Inc., 4/1996
"...pages of tables, maps, formulas, constants and conversions in a 'fit in your
pocket' book. Data on almost everything you can think of: air, automotive,
carpentry, electrical, math, hardware, geology, plumbing, planets, weights and measures and much, much more. Everyone should have at least one copy."
Real Goods, Winter Solstice, 1992
"This amazing book is like a set of encyclopedias in your shirt pocket! Hundreds of tables, maps, and charts for: battery charging, lumber sizes & grades, floor joint span limits, insulation R values, periodic table, computer ASCII codes, IBM PC error codes, printer control codes, electric wire size vs. load, resistor color codes, US holidays, Morse code, phone area codes, time zones, sun & planet data, earthquake scales, nail sizes, geometry formulas, currency exchange rates, water friction losses, and a detailed index! Have we said enough? Indispensable!"
"Pocket Ref, a tiny but fact-packed, shirt-pocket handbook of tables, maps, formulas, constants, and conversions. The book included a wealth of information in the electrical, automotive, physical science, mining, welding, and other fields ...an excellent reference ...."
J. Baldwin, Whole Earth Review, 1991
"It's fun to challenge this shirt pocket-size all-purpose reference of stuff you need to know now and the but don't know where to look How about map scales, military
rank and grade, geologic time scale, trig functions, conversation tables ...You need one of these. Me, too. It's joined my library right next to the dictionary."
Bill Welsh, Bill's Basics, 1991
"This book contains information helpful to engineers, handymen, students, and travelers. It includes a lot of material that is of interest to amateurs. Its 18?page index enables you to easily locate data ...."
"It's hard to believe how so much information could be squeezed into such a small package ....and as a result Sequoia Publishing, Inc. has printed one of the most valuable small reference books we've been able to find ....The scope of subjects is so diverse it makes it difficult to select which one to check out first . ....This is such a handy type of reference book you may find you'll need more than one. If you leave it home, you may find that you could have used another copy in the car, or at the mining site, or wherever ...."
Here's a little more detailed list of what's inside:
Preface and Personal Information Intro Trade Names, Trade Marks, and References
Standard Atmosphere Definition
Elevation vs. Air & Water Properties
Dry Air Specific Heat & Sound Velocity at 1 Atmosphere for Various Temperatures
Dry Air Specific Heat at 20C Constant Temperature and Various Pressures
Air Tool CFM & PSI Requirements
CFM vs. PSI for Various Nozzle Sizes
Air Hose Friction & Pressure Loss
Lead-Acid Battery Specific Gravity/Charge
Hardwood Lumber Size and Grade
Periodic Table of the Elements
Galvanic Series of Metals in Seawater
Constants- Physical, Chemical and Math
Electrical- Wire, Motors and Frames
Ampacity vs. Temperature Correction
Copper Wire Current Capacity (3 wire)
Standard Lamp & Extension Cord Current Capacities
Ampacity vs. Temp. Correction (Al)
Aluminum Wire Amp Capacity (3 wire)
Current Adjustment for more than 3 Wires in a Cable
HP vs. Torque vs. RPM for Motors
Wire Size vs. Number of Turns/Inch
Decibels vs. Voltage & Power Ratios
Telephone Area Codes by Location
Telephone Area Codes by Area Code
Major World Airports & Elevations Airline Two-Letter Codes
Airports in the USA with Elevation, Codes City Populations and Airport Name
Major World Airports & Elevations
Firewood/Fuel Heat Comparisons
Minor Elements in Sedimentary Rocks
Minor Elements in Igneous Rocks
Geochemical Lower Detection Limits
Richter & Mercali Earthquake Scales
Glue, Solvents, Paints and Finishes
Effect of Lubrication on Torque Rating
Bolt Torque Specs (Whitworth Std)
Wood Screw Number vs. Screw Length
Degrees, Radians, and Trig Functions
Log, Log e, Circumference, & Circle Area
Length of Conveyor Belt in a Roll
Jaw Crusher Horsepower vs. Tons/Hour
Discount Factors for Net Present Value
Steel Pipe - Pressure Ratings of Sch 40
Feet of Cable or Rope on a Reel
Formulas to Create Stadia Table
American National Taps and Dies
British Association Standard Thread
American Standard Taper Pipe Thread
American Standard Straight Pipe Thread
Water Weights and Properties of Materials
Suction, Head & Vapor Press vs. Altitude
Weights & Properties of Materials
Electrode Brand Conversion (Steel)
Soft cover 5 3/8" X 3 1/4" 768 pages!
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