Practical Geometry & Graphics: A Text-book for Students in Technical and Trade Schools, Evening Classes, and for Engineers, Artisans, Draughtsmen, Architects, Builders, Surveyors, &c

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B. T. Batsford, 1912 - Geometry - 621 pages
 

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Page 621 - Mr. Mitchell's two books form unquestionably the best guide to all the mechanical part of architecture which any student can obtain at the present moment. In fact, so far as it is possible for any one to compile a satisfactory treatise on building construction, Mr. Mitchell has performed the task as well as it can be performed.
Page 1 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 63 - Radian is the angle subtended, at the centre of a circle, by an arc equal in length to the radius...
Page 605 - Gallon = -1604 cubic foot = 10 Ib. of water at 62 F. 1 Knot = 6080 feet per hour. Weight of 1 Ib. in London = 445,000 dynes. One pound avoirdupois = 7000 grains = 453-6 grammes. 1 Cubic foot of water weighs 62'3 Ib. 1 Cubic foot of air at 0 C. and 1 atmosphere, weighs -0807 Ib. 1 Cubic foot of Hydrogen at 0 C. and 1 atmosphere, weighs '00559 Ib. 1 Foot-pound =1-3562 x 10
Page 621 - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DRAWING. A Text-book on the Principles and Details of Modern Construction, for the use of Students and Practical Men. By CHARLES F. MITCHELL, Lecturer on Building Construction at the Polytechnic Institute, London, assisted by GEORGE A. MITCHELL.
Page 345 - If any number of forces acting at a point can be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a POLYGON taken in order, they are in equilibrium.
Page 2 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.

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