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Preface and Personal Information Intro Trade Names, Trade Marks, and References Air and Gases Composition of Air Physical Properties of Air Densities of Gases Standard Atmosphere Definition General Gas Laws & Formulas Density of Moist Air Elevation vs. Air & Water Properties Dry Air Specific Heat & Sound Velocity at 1 Atmosphere for Various Temperatures Dry Air Specific Heat at 20Â°C Constant Temperature and Various Pressures Air Tool CFM & PSI Requirements CFM vs. PSI for Various Nozzle Sizes Air Hose Friction & Pressure Loss Air Line Recommended Sizes Air Receiver Capacities Air Pollution Safe Limits Automotive Antifreeze Table Spark Plug Spark Plug Lead-Acid Battery Specific Gravity/Charge Oil Viscosity vs. Temperature Auto Headlight Warning Automotive Air Conditioning Automotive Electric Wiring Tire Size vs. Load Rating Tire Manufacturer Codes Tire Size Coding Load Range vs. Ply Rating Automotive Formulas Carpentry and Construction Softwood Lumber Sizes Softwood Lumber Grading Hardwood Lumber Size and Grade Wood Moisture Content Plywood & Panel Grading Wood Characteristics Insulation Value of Materials Maximum Floor Joist Spans Douglas Fir – Larch Group Hemlock,-Fir Group Spruce- Ping Group Southern Pine Group Redwood Group Strength of Wood Beams Wood Gluing Characteristics Concrete Mortar Chemistry and Physics Element Tables Element Properties Periodic Table of the Elements pH of Common Acids pH of Common Bases pH Indicators Elementary Particles Radioisotope Half Lives Uranium-238 Decay Series Galvanic Series of Metals in Seawater Computers Computer ASCII Codes IBM PC Memory Map IBM PC Hardware Interrupts Serial Ports DMA Channels Megabytes and Kilobytes Constants- Physical, Chemical and Math Electrical- Wire, Motors and Frames Copper Wire Current Capacity Ampacity vs. Temperature Correction Copper Wire Current Capacity (3 wire) Standard Lamp & Extension Cord Current Capacities Aluminum Wire Amp Capacity Ampacity vs. Temp. Correction (Al) Aluminum Wire Amp Capacity (3 wire) Current Adjustment for more than 3 Wires in a Cable Copper Wire Resistance Standard Copper Wire Specs Wire Classes & Insulation Standard Wire Color Codes Wire Size vs. Voltage Drop Conduit Size vs. Wire Size Box Size vs. Number of Wires Average Electric Motor Specs NEMA Electric Motor Frames NEMA Electric Enclosure Types DC Motor Wiring Specs 3 Phase Electric Motor Specs HP vs. Torque vs. RPM for Motors Electronics Resistor Color Codes Resistor Standard Values Capacitor Color Codes Capacitor Standard Values Pilot Lamp Specs Fuses- Small Tube Type Battery Characteristics Batteries – Standard Sizes RF Coil Winding Data Wire Size vs. Number of Turns/Inch Decibels vs. Voltage & Power Ratios Formulas for Electricity General Information Holidays Season & Clock Dates Signs of the zodiac Flowers for each Month Birthstones Anniversary Names Paper Sizes English – Greek Alphabet Radio Alphabet Morse Code “Ten” Radio Codes Military Rank and Grade State Information Climate Data in U.S. Cities Time Zones in the US Time Zones in the World 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 Airline Two Letter Codes Airline 1-800 Phone Numbers Lost Credit Card Phone Numbers General Science Temperature Conversions Â°F-Â°C Sound Intensities Human Body Composition Body Weight vs. Height Physical Growth % – Boys Physical Growth %$- Girls Acceleration Due to Gravity Beaufort Wind Strength Scale Wind Chill Factors Heat – Humidity Factors Firewood/Fuel Heat Comparisons Frequency Spectrum Sun and Planetary Data Geology Mineral Table Abbreviations Mineral Tables Element to Oxide Conversions Minerals Sorted by Density Minerals Sorted by Hardness Metal Content of Minerals Distinct Color Minerals Mineral Crystal System Minor Elements in Sedimentary Rocks Minor Elements in Igneous Rocks Igneous Rock Classification Igneous Rock Classes by Color Sedimentary Rock Classes Metamorphic Rock Classes Geochemical Lower Detection Limits Mohn Scale of Hardness Particle Size Descriptions Richter & Mercali Earthquake Scales Core Drill Specs Geologic Time Scale Glue, Solvents, Paints and Finishes Glue Types and Applications Common Solvents Paints and Finishes Hardware Bolt Torque Specs (Inch) Effect of Lubrication on Torque Rating Bolt Torque Specs (Metric) Bolt Torque Specs (Whitworth Std) Wood Screw Specifications Wood Screw Number vs. Screw Length Sheet Metal Screw Specs Pictures of Screw Heads Cable Clamps for wire Rope Nails Pictures of Nail Types Math Numeric Prefixes Roman Numerals Convert Inch-Foot-mm-Drill # Squares, Cubes and Roots Degrees, Radians, and Trig Functions Log, Log e, Circumference, & Circle Area Right Triangle Formulas Oblique Triangle Formulas Plane Figure Formulas Solid Figure Formulas Mine, Mill and Aggregate Standard Sieve Series Mineral Dressing Sizing Scale Stockpile Volume and Weight Material Dumping Angles Rock Bulking Factors Length of Conveyor Belt in a Roll Conveyor Slope Angle Maximums Conveyor Capacities Conveyor Horsepower vs. Load Jaw Crusher Horsepower vs. Tons/Hour Money Currency Exchange Rates Discount Factors for Net Present Value Simple Interest Compound Interest Numbered Days of the Year Plumbing and Pipe Copper Pipe and Tubing Plastic Pipe Steel Pipe Steel Pipe Formulas Steel Pipe – Pressure Ratings of Sch 40 Rope, Cable and Chain Rope (poly, nylon, manila) Wire Rope Chain Feet of Cable or Rope on a Reel Pull Angle vs. Strength Loss Steel and Metals Steel Wire Gauges Steel Sheet Gauges Steel Plate Sizes Wire and Sheet Specifications Channel Steel Angle Steel Tee Steel Round Bar Steel Square Bar Steel Hexagonal Bar Steel Octagonal Bar Steel Flat Steel Square Steel Tubing Rectangular Steel Tubing Round Steel Tubing Aluminum Types Surveying and Mapping Percent Grade to Degrees Stadia Table Formulas to Create Stadia Table Mapping Scales and Areas Apparent Dip Table Three Point Problem Magnetic Declination Map Tools American National Taps and Dies Metric Taps and Dies British Taps and Dies British Association Standard Thread American Standard Taper Pipe Thread American Standard Straight Pipe Thread Water Weights and Properties of Materials Friction Loss in Various Pipe Friction Loss Tables Friction Loss in Fittings Suction, Head & Vapor Press vs. Altitude Horizontal Pipe Discharge Nozzle Discharge Vertical Pipe Discharge Weir Discharge Volumes Horizontal Cylinder Fillage Steam Table Water Pollution Water Hardness Water Data & Formulas Weights & Properties of Materials Welding Arc Electrodes – Mild Steel Electrode Amperages Electrodes- Low Allow Steel Electrodes – Stainless Steel Electrode Brand Conversion (Steel) Gas Welding Rods Welding Gases Hard and Soft Solder Alloys Solder Flux Tempering Color for Steel Conversion Tables 12 Year Perpetual Calendar Index Notes-Blank pages and Rulers