The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects, Structural Engineers, Builders and Draughtsmen

J. Wiley & Sons, 1915 - Architecture - 1907 pages

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Due to small print and page size the scan should be at high resolution and page increased to standard 8"x10.5". As is, it is quite illegible.

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No doubt a wonderful tome, if only it was complete and legible. It's unfortunate for all of us that this digitization was done poorly. Perhaps someone could be more careful while re-digitizing this?

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Page 71 - To three times the square of the radius of its base add the square of its height; multiply this sum by the height and the product by 0.5236.
Page 10 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 47 - To compute the length of a side of a regular polygon inscribed in a given circle, when the radius of the circle is given. Rule. Multiply the radius of the circle by the number opposite the name of the polygon in column C of table.
Page 43 - A POLYGON is a portion of a plane bounded by straight lines. The straight lines are the sides of the polygon.
Page 924 - A third pat is exposed in any convenient way in an atmosphere of steam, above boiling water, in a loosely closed vessel for five hours. These...
Page 44 - Trapezoid Fig. 10. Parallelogram A parallelogram whose sides are not equal and whose angles are not right angles is called a RHOMBOID (Fig. 11); when the sides are all equal, but the angles are not right angles, it is called a RHOMBUS (Fig. 12), and when the angles are right angles, it is called a RECTANGLE (Fig. 13). A rectangle, all of whose sides are equal, is called a SQUARE (Fig. 14). Polygons, all of whose si-lcs are equal, are called REGULAR POLYGONS.
Page 68 - Add the areas of the two ends. To compute the area of the surface of a pyramid. Rule. Multiply the perimeter of the base by onehalf the slant-height and add to the product the area of the base. To compute the area of the surface of the frustum of a pyramid. Rule. Multiply the sum of the...
Page 66 - AND ALSO THE AREA OF THE TRIANGLE FORMED BY THE CHORD OF THE SEGMENT AND THE RADII OF THE SECTOR. THEN...
Page 33 - NAUTICAL MEASURE. A nautical or sea mile is the length of a minute of longitude of the earth at the equator at the level of the sea. It is assumed = 6086.07 feet = 1.152664 statute or land miles by the United Stites Coast Survey.
Page 10 - The Cube of a Number is the product obtained by multiplying the number by itself, and that product by the number again; thus, the cube of 14 = 14