- 394 pages
- The Municipal Engineers of the City of New York
- George a Taber
- 01 April 2017 George a Taber
Excerpt From The Municipal Engineers Of The City Of New York Proceedings For 1909Probably The First Attempt To Formulate A Method Of Storm Water Sewer Design Was Made In 1849 By An English Engineer, John Rowe, Who Compiled A Set Of Tables Showing The Acreage Supposed To Be Drained By Various Sim Of Sewers Laid To Difierent Grades It Was, Naturally, Extremely Crude, No Allowance Being Made For Any Of The Varying Factors Of Different Drainage Areas, Such As Rainfall, Im Perviousness, Slope Or Manner Of Collection, All Of Which Have A Marked In Uence Upon The Necessary Sizes Of Sewers.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.