# Practical Geometry and Graphics for Advanced Students

Macmillan, 1913 - Geometry, Descriptive - 677 pages

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### Contents

 PRACTICAL PLANE GEOMETRY 1 CHAPTER II 26 CHAPTER III 50 CHAPTER IV 70 CHAPTER V 110 CHAPTER VII 176 CHAPTER VIII 193 CHAPTER IX 204
 CHAPTER XIV 340 CHAPTER XVII 406 CHAPTER XVIII 442 CHAPTER XIX 462 CHAPTER XX 486 GRAPHICS 520 CHAPTER XXIII 570 CHAPTER XXIV 608

 CHAPTER X 230 CHAPTER XI 274 CHAPTER XII 292 CHAPTER XIII 308
 APPENDIX I 646 APPENDIX II 657 INDEX 665 Copyright

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Page 106 - Thus a parabola is the locus of a point which moves so that its distance from a fixed point is equal to its distance from a fixed straight line (see fig.
Page 554 - The moment of a force about any point is the product of the magnitude of the force and the perpendicular distance from the point to the line of action of the force.
Page 659 - A Cone is a solid figure, described by the revolution of a right.angled triangle about one of the sides containing the right angle, which side remains fixed.
Page 657 - A STRAIGHT line is perpendicular to a plane, when it is perpendicular to every straight line which it meets in that plane.
Page 36 - Prove that parallelograms on the same base and between the same parallels are equal in area.
Page 184 - The projection of a point on a plane is the foot of the perpendicular let fall from the point to the plane.
Page 52 - From a given circle to cut off" a segment, which shall contain an angle equal to a given rectilineal angle.
Page 101 - The locus of a point which moves in a plane in such a way that the ratio of its distance from a fixed point to its distance from a fixed line is constant is called a conic.
Page 660 - If a straight line is perpendicular to each of two other straight lines at their point of intersection, it is perpendicular to the plane of the two lines.
Page 486 - A spiral spring, axis vertical, is of the form of a square screw thread. Side of square V, external diameter on plan 3", pitch 2j".