## The Civil-engineer & Surveyor's Manual |

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**equations**, the diophan- tine problems , and summation of series . After having been long enough under my friend Mr. Rogers , I went to the Clarenbridge school , kept by the brothers of St. Patrick , under the patronage of the good lady ... Page 4

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**equations**, and showed the application to the various arts . I received my diploma as certified Land Surveyor on the sixth of Sep- tember , 1836 , after a rough examination by Mr. Fowler , in the theoretical , and William Longfield ... Page 16

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**Equation**to the ellipse y2 x2 + b2 a2 1 ; . b2 or , y ( a2 here y any ordinate O H. Having the semi - transverse axis = a , the semi - conjugate — b 00 Hany ordinate , x = = CO co - ordinate of y . Let A0 = 8 = greater abscissa , and ... Page 18

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**equation**to the curve is y2 = p x , where y = ordinate B S , and x abscissa V B , and p = parameter or latus rectum . = 128. To draw a tangent to any point S in the curve , join S F ; draw Y S L parallel to the axis A B ; bisect the ... Page 27

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**equations**are deduced : A E B F AC = BF = રી A B 1 X 2 s a n 2 as に 2 s 2 s n X Vă √2s a √ ( 2 s n ) ( 2 n x2 ) Va nx2 146. Hence it appears that the best form of Conduits are as follows : Circular , when it is always filled ...### Other editions - View all

The Civil-Engineer & Surveyor's Manual: Comprising Surveying, Engineering ... Michael Mcdermott No preview available - 2017 |

The Civil-Engineer & Surveyor's Manual: Comprising Surveying, Engineering ... Michael McDermott No preview available - 2015 |

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Page 10 - ... one person being in fault will not dispense with another's using ordinary care for himself Two things must concur to support this action. An obstruction in the road by the fault of the defendant, and no want of ordinary care to avoid it on the part of the plaintiff.

Page 50 - CF was measured, not in the direction DC, equal to 200 yards, and from D a distance DE equal to 200 yards, and the following angles taken, C AFC = 83° 00', BDE = 54° 30', viz., \ACD- 53° 30', BDC = 156° 25', [ACF= 54° 31', BED = 88° 30'.