# Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Harper & Brothers, 1851 - Engineering - 286 pages

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Page 172 - Otherwise, the length of tho pendulum is the distance from the point of suspension to the Centre of Oscillation?
Page x - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...
Page ix - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 191 - ... times the upper breadth, and the lower breadth at the midship division, and the upper and twice the lower breadth at the after division, for the sum of the breadths; then multiply the sum of the depths by the sum of the breadths, and this...
Page 20 - Multiply the number of terms, less 1, by the common difference, and to the product add the first term, the sum is the last term.
Page 23 - Fellowship is when different stocks are employed for any certain equal time. RULE.* — As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss, so is each man's particular stock to his particular share of the gain or loss.t PROOF. — Add all the shares together, and the sum will be equal to the gain or loss, when the work is right.
Page 190 - ... above the upper deck"; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and then deduct from the...
Page 130 - Weigh the denser body and the compound mass separately, both in water and out of it ; then find how much each loses in water, by subtracting its weight in water from its weight in air; and subtract the less of these remainders from the greater. Then...
Page 105 - FIND THE CUBE OR SQUARE ROOT OF A NUMBER CONSISTING OF INTEGERS AND DECIMALS. RULE. — Multiply the difference between the root of the integer part and the root of the next higher integer by the decimal, and add the product to the root of the integer given ; the sum will be the root of the number required.
Page x - ... in the first figures of the dividend, as usual. Let each remainder be a new dividend ; and for every such dividend, leave out one figure more on...