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

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**Abscissa**is that part of the axis between the ordinate and vertex , as A O and O B are the**abscissas**to the ordinate O I ; and A G and G B are**abscissas**to the ordinate G H. 92. Parameter or Latus rectum is that ordinate passing through ... Page 16

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**abscissas**is to the square of the ordinate to these**abscissas**; i . e . , i A C2 : C D2 :: A0 0B ; O 12 ...**abscissa**. We will from the above deduce formulas for finding either a , b , S , s , O or x . } - ) = ordinate b 111 ... Page 17

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**abscissa**, then 7 — the lesser**abscissa**, to find the ordinate O H. OH = 28 × 7 × 252 ) 2 = √ / 100 — 10 . 352 35 √28X7 = 10 . ( See section 111. ) 25 or , O H**Abscissa**A 0 = 17,5 + 17,5 12,5 √ / 625 — 100 — · 17,5 + 1,4 × 7,5 ... Page 18

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**Abscissa**is the distance from the vertex of any diameter to the inter- section of an ordinate to that diameter , as V B is the**abscissa**to the or- dinate P. B. 124a . Every ordinate to the axis is amean proportional between its**abscissa**... Page 19

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**abscissa**V B ; the square root of the product multiplied by 2 will be the required length . Or , by putting a =**abscissa**V B ' , and d = a d2 + 4 a2 3 ordinate N B ' ; length of the curve N V U = √ ( a Length of the curve N V U ...### 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'.