Die Entwicklung der chemischen Industrie in Deutschland seit dem Jahre 1875: Eine volkswirtschaftliche Studie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Unternehmerverbände und der Rentabilität der Aktiengesellschaften

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Page 76 - ... as establishing in- terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States: the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...
Page 79 - ЗОЯ square yards — 1 square rod or perch ; 40 square rods — 1 rood ; 4 roods — 1 acre ; 640 acres — 1 square mile ; 36 square miles (6 miles square) — 1 township. Time Measure: 60 seconds — 1 minute ; 60 minutes— 1 hour; 24 hours— 1 day; 7 days— 1 week ; 365 days — 1 year; 360 days =• 1 leap year.
Page 76 - That the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized, in the construction of contracts, and in all legal proceedings, as establishing in the terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States, the equivalents of weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...
Page 76 - Greek, and deoi, centi, mili, from the Latin, are used in preference to our plain English, 10, 100, etc., it is best to employ capital letters for the multiples and small letters for the subdivisions, to avoid ambiguities in abbreviations: 1 dekametre or 10 metres = 1 Dm.; 1 decimetre or 1-10 of a metre = 1 dm.
Page 76 - LITRE, unit of capacity, is derived from the weight of one kilogram pure water at greatest density, a cube whose edge is one-tenth of a metre and, therefore, the one-thousandth part of a metric ton. The...
Page 79 - Measure. — 6 feet = 1 fathom; 120 fathoms = 1 cable length; 7J cable lengths = 1 mile; 5280 feet = 1 statute mile; 6085 feet = 1 nautical mile. Paper Measure. — 24 sheets = 1 quire; 20 quires = 1 ream (480 sheets); 2 reams = 1 bundle; 5 bundles = 1 bale. Square Measure.
Page 11 - Aniline for blue," is dissolved in water in a lead lined tank, covered with a hood and provided with stirrers and leaden steam coils. The solution is acidified very strongly with Sulphuric acid, and to the hot liquid a solution of commercial Sodium Nitrite is gradually added, when Phenol is at once formed. In this reaction the Sodium Nitrite in contact with the acid solution, liberates Nitrous acid, which forms Diazobenzene Sulphate with the Aniline Sulphate.
Page 79 - QS, as much as sufficient; Ft. Mist., let a mixture be made; Ft. Haust., let a draught be made; Ad., add to; Ad lib., at pleasure; Aq., water; M., mix; Mac., macerate; Pulv...
Page 79 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Page 75 - THE METRIC SYSTEM has been adopted by Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, etc., and except Russia and Great Britain, where It is permissive, by all European nations. Various names of the preceding jvstems are, however, frequently used : In Qermany, U kilogram — 1 pound ; in Switzerland, 3-10 o'fa metre — 1 foot, etc.

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