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Western Electrician Volume 23 (Paperback) Loot Price: R535
Discovery Miles 5 350
Western Electrician Volume 23 (Paperback): Anonymous

Western Electrician Volume 23 (Paperback)


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Loot Price R535 Discovery Miles 5 350

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...thoroughly done will have a tendency to greatly decrease the liability to breakdowns while the cars are in service, and correspondingly reduce the amount of work to be done in the repair shops, we shall naturally consider the best means not only of doing the work but of definitely determining its condition when finished. 'To do 'this'p'roperly we must resort to-testing (and we use the word "testing" in a broader sense than it usually signifies). For example, all material furnished. such as tape, mica, paper, etc., must be kept up to the standard. and to accomplish this, everything used should be carefully examined, or, under otir classification, tested. 'Ve must begin testing in the purchasing department. In the purchasing of supplies a great deal of trouble is often occasioned by changing the kind of material furnished. This is probably more noticeable in the case of small 'roads. Now, while there may be no great difference in the quality of goods furnished, or if any one of the many different brands were used exclusively it would give satisfaction. yet the very fact that many different kinds are used has a tendency to produce a lack of carefnlness in the details of the work which will almost invariably show in the general result. This will be noticeable in several ways. The workmen will take one of the following views of the matter: He will either think the management is careless in the matter, and. as a consequence. he will immediately commence to drop from the former high standard of work, or he will think that there is nothing essential about the quality of the material used and acquire the pernicious habit of utilizing anything which may happen to be handy. Vhen a workman once detects what seems...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 35mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 688
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-60943-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-60943-X
Barcode: 9781130609431

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