Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans: Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, Etc.; with the Most Useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy, and Formulæ and Tables for Facilitating Their Calculation
John Weale, 1862 - 277 pages
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
accuracy acres adjustment altitude angles of elevation apparent ascertained astronomical axis azimuth barometer base boundaries calculated centre chain chronometer circle computed contour lines correction curvature declination degree depression determined diameter difference of longitude direction divisions earth engraving equal feet field-book fixed Géodesie given Greenwich Greenwich mean ground height horizontal hour angle inches index error instrument intersection interval laid latitude length limb lunar distance marked mean solar measured meridian method miles minute moon's Nautical Almanac necessary noon object obtained Ordnance Survey parallax parallel perpendicular pickets plane plate plotted pole portable portions purpose radius reading reduced refraction right ascension roads scale screw sections semidiameter sextant sidereal sides sketch slopes spherical spherical excess spirit level star stations subtracted surface Table taken tangent telescope temperature theodolite thermometer tion tracing transit triangles trigonometrical points Trigonometrical Survey tube vernier vertical wires zenith distance zero
Page 13 - THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY : a Treatise on the Pressure and Equilibrium of Timber Framing, the Resistance of Timber, and the Construction of Floors, Arches, Bridges, Roofs, Uniting Iron and Stone with Timber, &c. To which is added an Essay on the Nature and Properties of Timber, &c., with Descriptions of the Kinds of Wood used in Building ; also numerous Tables of the Scantlings of Timber for different purposes, the Specific Gravities of Materials, &c. By THOMAS TREDGOLD, CE...
Page 4 - MODERN ALPHABETS. Plain and Ornamental; including German, Old English, Saxon, Italic, Perspective, Greek, Hebrew, Court Hand, Engrossing, Tuscan, Riband, Gothic, Rustic, and Arabesque ; with several Original Designs, and an Analysis of the Roman and Old English Alphabets, large and small, and Numerals, for the use of Draughtsmen, Surveyors, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, &c. Collected and Engraved by F. DELAMOTTE, and printed in Colours.
Page 4 - There is comprised in it every possible shape into which the letters of the alphabet and numerals can <be formed, and the talent which has been expended in the conception of the various plain and ornamental letters is wonderful.
Page 3 - THE CARPENTER'S NEW GUIDE. Or, Book of Lines for Carpenters ; comprising all the Elementary Principles essential for acquiring a knowledge of Carpentry. Founded on the late PETER NICHOLSON'S standard work. A New Edition, Revised by ARTHUR ASHPITEL, FSA Together with Practical Rules on Drawing, by GEORGE PYNE. With 74 Plates, 410, cloth £1 1 s.
Page 13 - Strength of Cast Iron, &c. A PRACTICAL ESSAY on the STRENGTH of CAST IRON and OTHER METALS. By the late THOMAS TREDGOLD, Mem. Inst. CE, Author of "Elementary Principles of Carpentry,
Page 8 - Inst. CE, and M. Inst. ME Third Edition, revised and much improved, with 115 Double Plates (20 of which now first appear in this edition), and numerous Additions to the Text. In 2 vols., imp.
Page 8 - A very valuable contribution to the standard literature of civil engineering. In addition to elevations, plans and sections, large scale details are given, which very much enhance the instructive worth of these illustrations. No engineer would willingly be without so valuable a fund of information."— Civil Engineer and Architect
Page 4 - A PRIMER OF THE ART OF ILLUMINATION. For the Use of Beginners ; with a Rudimentary Treatise on the Art, Practical Directions for its Exercise, and Examples taken from Illuminated MSS., printed in Gold and Colours.
Page 12 - WORKSHOP COMPANION. Comprising a great variety of the most useful Rules and Formulae in Mechanical Science, with numerous Tables of Practical Data and Calculated Results for Facilitating Mechanical Operations. By WILLIAM TEMPLETON, Author of " The Engineer's Practical Assistant, "&c., &c. Eighteenth Edition, Revised, Modernised, and considerably Enlarged by WALTER S. HUTTON, CE, Author of "The Works' Manager's Handbook," " The Practical Engineer's Handbook,
Page 1 - TABLES FOR THE PURCHASING OF ESTATES, Freehold, Copyhold, or Leasehold ; Annuities Advowsons, &c. , and for the Renewing of Leases held under Cathedral Churches, Colleges, or other Corporate bodies, for Terms of Years certain, and for Lives ; also for Valuing Reversionary Estates, Deferred Annuities, Next Presentations, <Scc.