This classic reference has built a reputation as the "go to" book to solve even the most vexing pipeline problems. Now in its seventh edition, Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook continues to set the standard by which all others are judged. The seventh edition includes: recommended drill sizes for self-tapping screws, new ASTM standard reinforcing bars, calculations for calculating grounding resistance, national Electrical Code tables, Corilis meters, pump seals, progressive cavity pumps and accumulators for lubricating systems.
Steve Simon see here gives some sound advice on checking normality assumptions including rules of thumb on just how large skew and kurtosis must be to start worrying about doing statistical analyses. His main points in this e-mail to the SPSSX-L mailing list of 3rd December are reproduced below: There are no official rules about cut-off criteria to decide just how large skew or kurtosis values must be to indicate non-normality. Avoid using a test of significance, because it has too much power when the assumption of normality is least important and too little power when the assumption of normality is most important.
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Here are a few very handy rules of algebra. These basic rules are useful for everything from figuring out your gas mileage to acing your next math test — or even solving equations from the far reaches of theoretical physics. Happy calculating!
Do you want to know how to double your money? The Rule of 72 shows you how to do this without taking on too much risk in about 7 years. For example:.
It is generally best to write out numbers from zero to one hundred in nontechnical writing. In scientific and technical writing, the prevailing style is to write out numbers under ten. While there are exceptions to these rules, your predominant concern should be expressing numbers consistently.
Q: Sometimes I see numbers spelled out nine and at other times I see them in numeric form 9. Which is correct? When do I spell out numbers and when do I write them out?
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