Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics

Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics

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It consists, in fact, of a series of trapezia! ladders, made of light frames, and capable of enclosing a circle at the base of 30 feet, ... At the ends there is a small loor for charging and drawing. ... When the fire is first started all air-holes are shut ; when it is fairly caught the chimney may be filled up with dry wood, the hole closed, but not tightly, and air- holes opened at the ends. ... By volume a cord of woodanbsp;...

Title:Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics
Author:Park Benjamin
Publisher: - 1888


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