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This old publication could have various typos and lacking textual content. buyers can obtain a unfastened scanned reproduction of the unique e-book (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...so nice degradation in their bore as to impair their potency. this can be because of the circulate of the extremely popular powder gasoline alongside the bore, and a 12-inch gun can be subjected to this circulate, whilst the weapons are related and different issues an analogous, two times so long as a 6" gun. which means the 12" gun should be spoiled in lower than part the variety of pictures that the 6" gun should be spoiled in. it's a very severe query whilst the good trouble of exchanging weapons in ships, whether the recent ones are fullyyt prepared, is taken into account. We by no means pay attention of an army hand rifle being followed for carrier with out the general public assertion and dialogue of its life--the variety of instances it may be fired with out giant degradation. The above leads obviously to the inquiry into the lifetime of 12" weapons and others of smaller quality. If the lifetime of the weapons is just too brief, tips to therapy it, it is going to look, is to exploit, whereas holding the burden of the gun, one in every of better bore utilizing a bigger projectile and a much less strain, and, in fact, much less hugely heated gasoline. In one of these gun the speed of the projectile will be diminished with the strain and temperature of the gasoline, except the gun's size have been higher. for instance, as among an 18" and a 12" 55-ton gun of concerning the related overall size, the temperature of the powder gasoline within the 18" gun will be approximately 30 in keeping with cent, under within the 12" gun while utilizing complete energy. If weapons are to have an identical life--that is, in the event that they are to manage to being fired an identical variety of instances in all, the pressures and temperatures in huge weapons has to be saved less than what they're in smaller ones. this can be a common and self-evident legislations, maybe no longer continually favored and never often acted on, because the pressures in all guns...