Engineering Office Systems and Methods: Together with Schedules and Instructions for the Collection of Preliminary Data for Engineering Projects; Sampling, Inspecting and Testing Engineering Materials; Conducting Domestic and Export Shipping Operations; Etc

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McGraw-Hill book Company, Incorporated, 1915 - 544 pages

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Page 334 - Received, subject to the classifications and tariffs in effect on the date of issue of this original bill of lading, at , 191 — , from , the property described below, in apparent good order, except as noted (contents and condition of contents of packages unknown...
Page 334 - It is mutually agreed, as to each carrier of all or any of said property over all or any portion of said route to destination, and as to each party at any time interested in all or any of said property, that every service to be performed hereunder shall be subject to all the conditions not prohibited by law, whether printed or written, herein contained, including the conditions on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to by the shipper and accepted for himself and his assigns.
Page 373 - ... that no arrangement or understanding affecting the purchase price of the said goods has been or will be made or entered into between the said exporter and purchaser, or by anyone on behalf of either of them either by way of discount, rebate, compensation, or in any manner whatever other than as fully shown on this invoice, or as follows : (5) 3. That the domestic values shown in the column headed
Page 303 - ... 4. Method of sampling. — Cement in barrels should be sampled through a hole made in the center of one of the staves, midway between the heads, or in the head, by means of an auger or a sampling iron similar to that used by sugar inspectors. If in bags, it should be taken from surface to center.
Page 303 - ... 2. The sample shall be a fair average of the contents of the package ; it is recommended that, where conditions permit, one barrel in every ten be sampled. 3. All samples should be passed through a sieve having twenty meshes per linear inch, in order to break up lumps and remove foreign material ; this is also a very effective method for mixing them together in order to obtain an average. For determining the characteristics of a shipment of cement, the individual samples may be mixed and the...
Page 418 - Dewey system: 0. General Works 5. Natural Science 1. Philosophy 6. Useful Arts 2. Religion 7. Fine Arts 3. Sociology 8. Literature 4. Philology 9. History Each of these classes is...
Page 332 - ... to its usual place of delivery at said destination, if on its road, otherwise to deliver to another carrier on the route to said destination. It is mutually agreed, as to each carrier of all or any of said property over all or any portion of said route to destination, and as to each party at any time interested in all or any of said property...
Page 306 - Generally speaking, the shorter the time elapsing between the collection and the analysis of a sample, the more reliable will be the analytical results. Under many conditions, analyses made in the field are to be commended, as data so obtained are frequently preferable to those made in a distant laboratory after the composition of the water has changed en route. The allowable time that may elapse between the collection of a sample and the beginning of its analysis cannot be stated definitely, as...
Page 367 - ... the oath to each manifest shall state that it contains a full, just, and true account of all articles laden on board of such vessel by the owners, shippers, or consignors, respectively, and that the values of such articles are truly stated, according to their actual cost, or the values which they truly bear at the port and time of exportation.
Page 373 - That this invoice is in all respects correct and contains a true and full statement of the price actually paid or to be paid for the said goods, and the actual quantity thereof.

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