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A Brief Overview Into Stoughton In Massachusetts
Stoughton is one of the towns in the Norfolk province in the Massachusetts state in the United States. This town is situated nearly 35 miles away from the Cape Cod, 25 miles away from the Providence and 17 miles away from the Boston.
This town covers the area of about 16.3 square miles, of that 0.2 square mile is covered by the water body and 16.0 square miles is covered by the land. This town borders Sharon towards the west, Easton towards the south, Brockton towards the southeast, Avon towards the east, Randolph towards the northeast and Canton towards the North.
School available in Stoughton
In this town, you can find 5 primary schools, and 1 public middle school and 1 public high school, and so many private and parochial schools in adjacent towns. The High school in Stoughton is well known because it has won an award for Music programs and also for the Newspaper called The SHS Knight and it is popular for marching bands and jazz. Presently, Stoughton is planning for constructing the new High school.
Transportation Facilities provided for residents
This town is on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority traveler tail line which runs to the South Station in the Boston city through the Stoughton or Providence Line. The Authority called Brockton Area Transit offers local bus service.
Stoughton is administered by the Selectmen-Manager scheme with a paradigmatic Town conference. A Board of Selectmen of Stoughton incorporates 5 candidates all of them are appointed at great for a period of 3 years. The Selectmen elect a Town Manager, who act as the prime administrative officer in an executive department of government and he accomplish the plans and policies assigned by the Selectmen. At present Joe Mokrisky severs as the Chairman of a Board of Selectmen and Michael Hartman serves as the Town Manager.
This town fire department offers EMS services, rescue and fire suppression to the resident of Stoughton. The fire divisions of Stoughton perform by the 2 stations, Station 1 is situated at the 30 Freeman highways and Station 2 is situated on the 1550 central Highway. The Freeman highway station is established on 13th June 1927 and has taken the updates all over the years and is yet open today.
Recreation: The Department of Recreation provides a huge variety of activities all over the year for both the adults and children. The Director of Recreation Department is John Denison.
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Ordinarily such precise determinations for reinforced concrete are of little practical value, since the product of any one sandbank is quite variable. While it would be theoretically possible to mix fine and coarse sand, 'varying the ratios according to the varying coarseness of the grains as obtained from the sand-pit, it is quite probable that an over-refinement in this particular would cost more than the possible saving is worth. Ordinarily sand has from 28 to 40 percent of voids. An experimental test of sand of various degrees of fineness, 12 percent of it passing a No. 100 sieve, showed only 22 percent of voids; but such a value is of only theoretical interest. This term ordinarily signifies the product of a stone crusher or the result of hand-breaking by hammering large concrete blocks of stone; but the term may also include gravel, described below. The best, hardest, and most durable broken stone comes from the trap rocks, which are dark, heavy, close-grained rocks of igneous origin.
The term granite is usually made to include not only true granite, but also gneiss, mica schist, concrete, etc. These are just as good for concrete work, and are usually less expensive. Limestone is suitable for some kinds of concrete work; but its strength is not as great as that of granite or trap rock, and it is more affected by a conflagration. Conglomerate, often called pudding stone, makes a very good concrete stone. The value of sandstone for concrete is very variable according to its texture. Some grades are very compact, hard, and tough, and make a good concrete; other grades are friable, and, like shale and slate, are practically unfit for use. Gravel consists of pebbles of various sizes, produced from stones which have been broken up and then worn smooth with rounded corners. The very fact that they have been exposed for indefinite periods to atmospheric disintegration and mechanical wear is a proof of the durability and mechanical strength of the stone. There is hardly any limitation to the size of stone which may be used in large concrete blocks of massive concrete, since it is now frequently the custom to insert these large concrete blocks and fill the spaces between them with a concrete of smaller stone. But the term broken stone should be confined to those pieces of a size which may be readily mixed up in a mass, as is done when mixing concrete; and this virtually limits the size to stones which will pass through a 2-inch ring.
The lower limit in size is very indefinite, since the product of a stone crusher includes all sizes down to stone dust screenings, such as are substituted partially o entirely for sand, as previously noted. Practically the only use of broken stone in masonry construction is in the making of concrete; and, since one of the most essential features of good concrete construction is that the concrete shall have the greatest possible density, it is important to reduce the percentage of voids in the stone as much as possible. This percentage can be' determined with sufficient accuracy for ordinary unimportant work, by the very simple method previously described for obtaining that percentage with sand— namely, by measuring how much water will be required to fill up the cavities in a given volume of dry stone.
As before, such a simple determination is somewhat inexact, owing to the probability that bubbles of air will be retained in the stone which will reduce the percentage somewhat, and also because of the uncertainty involved as to whether the stone is previously dry or is saturated with water. Some engineers drop the stone slowly into the vessel containing the water, rather than pour the water into the vessel containing the stone, with the idea that the error due to the formation of air bubbles will be decreased by this method. The percentage of error, however, due to such causes, is far less than it is in a similar test of sand, and the error for ordinary work is too small to have any practical effect on the result.
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