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Miscellaneous Measurement Information
A gallon of water equals 231 cubic inches and weighs 3-1/3 pounds. A cubic foot of water equals 7-1/2 gallons and weighs 62-1/2 pounds.

Water expands 1/11 of its bulk in freezing.

One cubic inch of water evaporates into a cubic foot of steam.

One inch of rainfall means 100 tons of water on every acre.

Doubling the diameter of a pipe or cylindrical vessel increases it's capacity four times.

Double-riveting is 16 to 20 percent stronger than single riveting.

To find the circumference of a circle, multiply the diameter by 3.1416. To find the diameter of a circle, multiply the circumference by .31831. To find the area of a circle, multiply the square of the diameter by .8862.

To find the contents of a pile of cordwood, multiply the length, width and height together and divide the product by 128. This will give you the number of cords.

KP, from WA, entered 1999-12-11



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