Leadership

Questions and Answers

Issue 12 and Volume 89.

Questions and Answers NOTE—Readers are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified Factors for Parallel Lines To the Editor: Have you any figures for changing two, or three, lines of cotton, rubber lined 1 1/2-inch hose to a single line of 2 1/2-inch hose? We use this layout at dwelling houses and brush fires and I have not been able so far to find the correct figure. F. H. F. Answer: The factor for changing 11/2-inch rubber lined hose to 2 1/2-inch rubber lined hose is 0.074. The factor for changing two parallel lines of 21/2-inch hose to a single line of 2 1/2-inch is 3.6. The factor for changing three parallel lines of 21/2-inch hose to a single line of 2 1/2-inch is 7.75. The factor for changing two parallel lines of 11/2-inch hose to…

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