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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 19 and Volume 63.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ANSWERS Readers of Fire and Water Engineering are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received. Friction Loss and Discharge. New York, N. Y., April 16, 1918. To the Editor: Please let me know through “Questions and Answers” which answer is correct in the following problem: A fireman who is studying for the next lieutenant’s examination submitted the question to another member of the company and myself. Both of us arrived at different answers. Ye are all subscribers to FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING and would appreciate an answer showing which one is correct: Problem—A 3-inch line 300 feet long is connected to a three-way Siamese having 3 lines of 2}4-inch hose, one, 200 feet long with lj+inch nozzle, one, 300 feet long with l*4-inch nozzle and one 650 feet long with lj^j-inch nozzle. Engine pressure is 200 pounds.…

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