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  • Then to the paying-out drum P, from it to the dynamometer D, and finally to the stern pulley, over which it passes into the sea.
  • Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.
  • The usual way of experimenting is to put a dynamometer car (see Dynamometer) between the engine and the train.
  • The usual way of experimenting is to put a dynamometer car (see Dynamometer) between the engine and the train.
  • This corrected pull is then divided by the weight of the vehicles hauled, in which must be included the weight of the dynamometer car, and the quotient gives the resistance per ton of load hauled at a certain uniform speed on a straight and level road.

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