A couple of nice mechanical engineering china pictures I discovered:
Image from web page 26 of “Haswell’s engineers’ and mechanics’ pocket-book ..” (1844)
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Title: Haswell’s engineers’ and mechanics’ pocket-book ..
Year: 1844 (1840s)
Authors: Haswell, Chas. H. (Charles Haynes), 1809-1907
Subjects: Engineering Mechanical engineering
Publisher: New York, Harper & brothers
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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Text Appearing Ahead of Image:
China . Li 629 Netherlands . 1093 Denmark Mile 8244 Persia . . . Parasang 6086 England. Statute 1760 Poland . . . Mile, long 8101 GeogTaph. 2025 Portugal . . League 6760 Flanders 6869 Prussia. . . Mile 8468 France . League, marine 6075 Rome . . . 2025 frequent 4861 Russia . . . Verst 1167 ii post 4264 Scotland . . Mile 1984 .Germany Mile, long 10126 Spain . . . League, com. 7416 11700 9153 Hamj3,ttrghHanover a * 82441T559 Sweden . .•Switzerland . Mile Holland . 6395 Turkey . . . Berri 1826 Measures of Surface, French. Old Technique.—1 Square Inch 1 Arpent (Paris) .1 Arpent (woodland)JSTew Program.—1 Jire .1 Decare1 Hecatare .1 Square Metre . 1 Are . = 1.1364 U. S. inches.= 900 square toises.= 100 square royal perches.= one hundred square metres.= ten ares.= 100 ares. = 1550.85 square inches,or 10.7698 square feet.= 1076.98 Table showing the relation of Foreigv. 3feasures of Surface compa-red with British. AmsterdamBerlin. Canary IslesEngland.Geneva .HamburghHanoverIreland .Naples . Sq. yards.
Text Appearing After Image:
AcreMoggia Locations. Measures. Sq. yards. Portugal . . Geira 6970 Prussia. . . Morgen 3053 Rome …. Pezza 3158 Russia . . . Dessetina 13066.six Scotland . . Acre 6150 Spain . . . Fanegada 5500 Sweden . . Tunneland 5900 Switzerland . Faux 7855 Vienna . . . Joch 6889 Zurich . . . Typical acre 3875.6 Measures of Capacity. British. The Imperial gallon measures 277.274 cubic inches, containing ten lbs.avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature ot62^, the barometer at 30 inches.For Grain. eight bushels = 1 quarter. 1 quarter = 10.2694 cubic feet.CkfaL or heaped measure. 3 bushels = 1 sack. 12 sacks = 1 chaldron.Imperial bushel = 2218.192 cubic inches. Heaped bushel, 19^ ins. diam., cone six ms. high = 2815.4872 cub. ins.1 chaldron = 58.658 cubic feet, and weighs 3136 pounds.1 chaldron (Newcastle) = 5936 pounds. tt c , u «« French. J^ew System.-l Litre = 1 cub. decimetre, or 61.074 U. S. cub- ms. Old Method. -1 Boisseau = 13 litres = 793.964 cub. ms., or 3.43 galls.1 Pinte =
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Jianwai SOHO 1
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JIAN WAI SOHO
location: Beijing, China
principal use: several dwelling, shop, office, sport club, preschool
internet site area: 122,775 sq meters
building location: 34,823 sq meters
total floor area: 504,237 sq meters
structure: reinforced concrete, partly steel frame
number of stories: 2 basements and 31 stories
architects: Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop, C+A, MIKAN, Beijing New Era Architectural Design and style, Beijing Dongfang Huatai Architectural & Engineering
structural engineers: Plus One particular Structural Des. & Eng. Firm
mechanical engineers: Kankyo Engineering
interior designers / furnishings designers: Yasuo Kondo Style
sign designers: Hiromura Design Workplace