Issue 5 and Volume 57.

FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING The record of the United States Bureau of Standards for the past year shows that its work has included studies in electrolysis and the reading of water meters. In commenting on the Bureau’s work the New York “Press” said editorially: “In the last twelve months the Bureau of Standards has accomplished much of genuine, practical value, and it has undertaken other work which will be as helpful to manufacturers and merchants as the bulletins of the Department of Agriculture bureaus are to the farmer and stock raiser. Closest to the average home comes the bureau’s work in household measurements, about to be embodied in a circular. In plain language this bulletin will deal with the everyday problem of reading gas and water meters, with regulation of temperatures in houses and in ovens, with measures and weights of foodstuffs and with methods of refrigeration. The year’s work…

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