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

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**given**as much on the sub- ject of analysis as will enable the surveyor or engineer , after a few days application , to determine the quality and approximate quantity of metal in any ore . To the late Sir Richard Griffith , I am indebted ... Page 7

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**given**area from a**given**point , To cut off from P , the least triangle possible , To bisect the triangle by the shortest line possible , The greatest rectangle that can be inscribed in a triangle , The centre of the inscribed and ... Page 8

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**given**point P to find the distances PA , PB , PC , • • in the triangle ABC , whose sides A B , B C , and CD are**given**, this embraces three possible positions of the observer at l ' , 238 SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY . Properties of spherical ... Page 9

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**given**angle to one of its sides , 406 , • 403 • From a**given**point P within a**given**figure to draw a line cutting off a**given**area , 420 • From a**given**triangle to cut off a**given**area by a line drawn through a**given**point , 420a To ... Page 11

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**given**sectional area is enclosed by the least perimeter , or surface in contact , . A table of natural slopes and formulas , Estimating the density of water , mineral , saline , sulphurous , chaly- beate ,. • • • BOUSINGAULT's remarks ...### 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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abscissa acid acres altitude alumina ammonia antimony azimuth base bearing boundary carbonate Centimetres centre chains chloride circle circumferentor clay color Comp copper cubic feet DEGREES DEPARTURE depth dilute Disch'ge Hgt dist distance divided east equal Equation Example formula Frustrum given gives grains greatest azimuth hour angle hydraulic hydrochloric acid insol iron land latitude latus rectum length lime limestone litres longitude magnesia marked meridian metres miles multiplied nitric acid oxide parallel perpendicular Polaris potash potassa prec precipitate quarter section corner radius right ascension river road sand segment side silica sine slopes soda soil soluble solution specific gravity square station stone survey surveyor tabular tangent Theodolite thick township triangle velocity wall

### Popular passages

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'.