Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 11 and Volume 71.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”—BACON NOTE—READERS of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. Capacity of Engine To the Editor: Kindly settle a dispute between two engineers in the fire department. Engineer A. says that a certain engine can supply the two lines and give 30 pounds pressure on each, with l 1/4-inch nozzles. Engineer 15. says the engine can not supply two lines at 30 pounds nozzle pressure and 1 1/4-inch nozzles. He says that if the engine were in good working order it would barely supply two lines with 1 1/8-inch nozzles and give 30 pounds nozzle pressure with that stretch. Engineer 15. works the example and shows it requires more pressure than the engine can give to…

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