# Elements of Applied Mathematics

Ginn, 1911 - Mathematics - 274 pages

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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE 1 Vernier and Micrometer Calipers 9 Geometrical Constructions with Algebraic 52 The Use of Squared Paper 65 Functionality Maximum and Minimum Values 91 Geometry 97 The Slide Rule 128 Angle Functions 134
 Variation 164 Exercises in Solid Geometry 177 Heat 195 Electricity 212 Logarithmic Paper 243 TABLES 258 FOURPLACE LOGARITHMS 265 INDEX 273

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Page 18 - Indicated horsepower (i.hp.) = oo,UUU where P = mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch. L = length of stroke in feet. A = area of piston in square inches. n = number of strokes per minute (rpm X 2).
Page 124 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 146 - In any triangle the square of any side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides minus twice the product of these two sides and the cosine of their included angle.
Page 42 - C.) to the weight of an equal volume of distilled water at the same temperature, both weights being corrected for the buoyancy of air.
Page 124 - The logarithm of a quotient is equal to the logarithm of the dividend minus the logarithm of the divisor.
Page 124 - The logarithm of a product is equal to the sum of the logarithms of its factors.
Page 167 - It has been found by experiment that the weight of a body varies inversely as the square of its distance from the center of the earth. If a...
Page 168 - The pressure of wind on a plane surface varies jointly as the area of the surface, and the square of the wind's velocity. The pressure on a square foot is 1 Ib.
Page 171 - According to Boyle's law, the volume of a gas varies inversely as the pressure affecting it so long as the temperature remains constant; consequently in doubling or trebling the pressure the volume becomes one-half or onethird respectively. According to Charles...
Page 145 - Law of Sines - In any triangle, the sides are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles. That is, sin A = sin B...