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Page 235 - VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants, and copious Memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective Trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Painter and Glazier, Paperhanger, &c. With 43 Plates and Woodcuts.
Page 238 - MATHEMATICS FOR PRACTICAL MEN: Being a Commonplace Book of Pure and Mixed Mathematics. Designed chiefly for the use of Civil Engineers, Architects and Surveyors. By OLINTHUS GREGORY, LL.D., FRAS, Enlarged by HENRY LAW, CE 4th Edition, carefully Revised by JR YOUNG, formerly Professor of Mathematics, Belfast College.
Page 235 - Containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants for Valuation of Labour, and for the Calculation of Areas and Solidities. Originally edited by E.
Page 219 - EMBANKING LANDS FROM THE SEA, the Practice of. Treated as a Means of Profitable Employment for Capital.
Page 232 - Cotton mill ; Cotton press. Current coin of the principal commercial countries, with their weight and relative value in British money. Digging, well-sinking, &c. Docks, dry, at Greenock. Draining by steam power. Dredging machinery. DWARF, Table of experiments with HM screw steam tender.
Page 225 - This work contains a vast number of different hydraulic formulae, and the most extensive and accurate tables yet published for finding the mean velocity of discharge from triangular, quadrilateral, and circular orifices, pipes, and rivers ; with experimental results and co-efficients ; effects of friction ; of the velocity of approach ; and of curves, bends, contractions, and expansions ; the best form of channel ; the drainage effects of long and short weirs, and weir-basins ; extent of back-water...
Page 235 - THE STUDENT'S GUIDE TO THE PRACTICE OF DESIGNING, MEASURING, AND VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; Containing Directions for taking Dimensions, abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill ; with Tables of Constants, and copious memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Sawyer, Stonemason, Plasterer, Smith and Ironmonger, Plumber, Painter and Glazier, Paper-hanger.
Page 237 - Workshop Companion. THE OPERATIVE MECHANIC'S WORKSHOP COMPANION, and THE SCIENTIFIC GENTLEMAN'S PRACTICAL ASSISTANT ; comprising a great variety of the most useful Rules in Mechanical Science ; with numerous Tables of Practical Data and Calculated Results. By W. TEMPLETON, Author of "The Engineer's,- Millwright's, and Machinist's Practical Assistant.
Page 240 - ... 3. Motions about a fixed centre, or axis ; centres of oscillation and percussion ; simple and compound pendulums ; centre of gyration, and the principles of rotation ; central forces ; inquiries connected with rotation and central forces — 4.
Page 231 - Hints to Young Architects: Comprising Advice to those who, while yet at school, are destined to the Profession; to such as, having passed their pupilage, are about to travel ; and to those who, having completed their education, are about to practise. Together with a Model Specification involving a great variety of instructive and suggestive matter.