# Mathematics for Machinists

John Wiley & sons, Incorporated, 1915 - Machine-shop practice - 229 pages

### Contents

 CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER II 14 CHAPTER III 22 CHAPTER IV 29 CHAPTER V 39 MEASUREMENTS 50 CHAPTER VII 64 CHAPTER VIII 72
 CHAPTER XI 112 SIMPLE MACHINES 125 CHAPTER XIII 138 CHAPTER XIV 158 CHAPTER XV 170 CHAPTER XVI 184 CHAPTER XVII 191 Capital Labor Accounting Cost to Manufacture 208

 CHAPTER IX 84 CHAPTER X 98

### Popular passages

Page 2 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or...
Page 40 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 147 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 80 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.
Page 2 - To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator are prime to each other.
Page 10 - If a man can do f of a piece of work in 8 days, how much can he do in 1 day 7 14.
Page 57 - An acute angle is less than a right angle. An obtuse angle is greater than a right angle.
Page 72 - Involution is the process of finding any power of a number. A Power of a number is the product obtained by taking the number, a certain number of times, as a factor. The factor, thus taken, is called the root, or the first power.
Page 80 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.
Page 73 - In like manner it is readily seen that the square of any number consists of Twice as many figures as the root, or one less.