The Marine Steam Engine: A Treatise for the Use of Engineering Students and Officers of the Royal Navy
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1885 - Marine engines - 695 pages
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Page 32 - ... the quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water at its maximum density, one degree Fahr., can be made to perform work equal to the raising of 772 Ibs.