A collection of tables and fromulŠ useful in surveying, geodesy, and practical astronomy

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Taylor & Maury, 1853 - Surveying - 242 pages

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Contents

Trigonometryequivalent expressions
1
Weights and Measures of the United States
8
Table for converting Metres into French and English
14
Analytical expressions for Lines Surfaces and Solids
20
To trace Railroad curves by means of deflections
26
Ordinates to Circular Arcs
30
Chains Yards and Feet with their reciprocal equiv
48
Spherical Excess
54
To compute the variations in the magnetic variation
138
Table for converting Sidereal into Mean Solar time
144
Table for converting Space into time
146
Table for converting AR in arc into mean time
152
Form for record and computation of the determination
158
Form for record and computation of the determina
170
Table of the corrections to the tabular Refractions
181
Example of the method of computing Transit cor
187

Formulae for computing the principal Geodetic quan
60
Measurement of distances by Astronomical observa
67
Log values of the Normal or radius of curvature
70
Trigonometrical Levelling
78
Table for converting Fahrenheits scale of the Ther
86
Table of corrections for Capillary action
94
Values of arcs of the Parallel in yards
118
Lengths of Degrees of Latitude and Longitude in dif
128
Tables for reduction to the meridian values of k
192
Form for record and computation of the determina
201
ment by transits of Stars over the Prime Vertical
207
Form for record and computation of this method
214
Table for correcting the Moons parallax
222
The value of a quantity at three consecutive whole
232
Formulae for probable error and precision
238

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