## Practical Geometry & Graphics: A Text-book for Students in Technical and Trade Schools, Evening Classes, and for Engineers, Artisans, Draughtsmen, Architects, Builders, Surveyors, &c |

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Practical Geometry & Graphics: A Text-Book for Students in Technical and ... Edward L Bates,Frederick Charlesworth No preview available - 2015 |

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Practical Geometry and Graphics: A Text-Book for Students in Technical and ... Edward L. Bates No preview available - 2016 |

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ABCD axes axis bisector bisects called centimetres chord circle centre circular arc circumference cone construction corresponding crank curve cylinder describe a circle describe an arc determine diagonal diagram diameter dihedral angle direction distance divided Draw drawn edge ellipse equal equation figure fixed point force frustrum geometrical given angle given line given point graph graphically height hence horizontal hyperbola hypotenuse inch intersect Join joint latus rectum load locus magnitude measure meeting miles per hour obtain parabola parallel parallelogram perpendicular plan and elevation plane VTH planes of projection Plot polygon position prism Problem projector protractor Rabat radians radius ratio rectangle represent rhombus rotation scale semi-major axis set-square side sphere square straight line surface T-square tangent trace triangle ABC true shape vector velocity vertical plane

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Page 621 - Mr. Mitchell's two books form unquestionably the best guide to all the mechanical part of architecture which any student can obtain at the present moment. In fact, so far as it is possible for any one to compile a satisfactory treatise on building construction, Mr. Mitchell has performed the task as well as it can be performed.

Page 1 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 61 - Radian is the angle subtended, at the centre of a circle, by an arc equal in length to the radius...

Page 605 - Gallon = -1604 cubic foot = 10 Ib. of water at 62° F. 1 Knot = 6080 feet per hour. Weight of 1 Ib. in London = 445,000 dynes. One pound avoirdupois = 7000 grains = 453-6 grammes. 1 Cubic foot of water weighs 62'3 Ib. 1 Cubic foot of air at 0° C. and 1 atmosphere, weighs -0807 Ib. 1 Cubic foot of Hydrogen at 0° C. and 1 atmosphere, weighs '00559 Ib. 1 Foot-pound =1-3562 x 10

Page 621 - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DRAWING. A Text-book on the Principles and Details of Modern Construction, for the use of Students and Practical Men. By CHARLES F. MITCHELL, Lecturer on Building Construction at the Polytechnic Institute, London, assisted by GEORGE A. MITCHELL.

Page 345 - If any number of forces acting at a point can be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a POLYGON taken in order, they are in equilibrium.

Page 2 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.