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4J-inch 5-inch needle adjustment Alidade angles Bow-pen Box of Leads Boxwood Scale bubble cents circle and vernier clamp and tangent clamp screw Clinometer compass circle cross-wires declination arc Dist Drawing Pen edge Engineers extension tripod extra eye-piece German Silver glass graduated Hairspring Dividers half degrees horizontal inches inches diameter inches long inches wide instrument leather level on telescope level vial leveling head leveling screws lOths or 12ths mahogany main socket ment metal Meter Morocco Mountain Transit moved object object-glasses Odometer oval rings PARALLEL RULERS Patent Peice pencil points Plain Dividers Plane Table plate plummet Pocket Compass Post Price Protractor reading Rubber shown side slide Solar Attachment Solar Compass spindle staff mountings Steel Tape steel wire surface Surveyors tangent movement tangent screw tangent to telescope telescope and clamp telescope axis Telescopic Sight tube Vernier Transit verniers to limb vertical arc vertical circle wheel yard zero
Page 419 - Tables for Field Engineers. Designed for use in the field. Tables containing all the functions of a one degree curve, from which a corresponding one can be found for any required degree. Also, Tables of Natural Sines and Tangents.
Page 419 - SHUNK, WF The Field Engineer. A Handy Book of practice in the Survey, Location and Track-work of Railroads, containing a large collection of Rules and Tables, original and selected, applicable to both the Standard and Narrow Gauge, and prepared with special reference to the wants of the young.
Page 414 - Rules of Geometry are familiarly explained; the Practical Problems are arranged from the most simple to the more complex, and in their description technicalities are avoided as much as possible.
Page 418 - WA Key to the Solar Compass, and Surveyor's Companion. Comprising all the rules necessary for use in the field ; also description of the Linear Surveys and Public Land System of the United States, Notes on the Barometer, Suggestions for an Outfit for a Survey of Four Months, etc.
Page 410 - HALF-HOURS WITH THE STARS: a Plain and Easy Guide to the Knowledge of the Constellations. Showing in 12 Maps the position oi the principal Star-Groups night after night throughout the year. With Introduction and a separate Explanation of each Map. True for every Year.
Page 99 - ... the image of the sun cannot be brought between the equatorial lines until the polar axis is placed in the plane of the meridian of the place, or in a position parallel with the axis of the earth.
Page 115 - Then carefully turn the arm half way over, until it rests upon the adjuster by the opposite faces of the rectangular blocks, and again observe the position of the sun's image. If it remains between the lines as before, the...
Page 417 - CE A Manual of Rules, Tables and / Data for Mechanical Engineers. Based on the most recent investigations. Illustrated with numerous diagrams.