## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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Side 85

The height of the entablature is a small

of the column. The intercolumniations are, as nearly as possible, 1 5 diameter of

the column; whence the size of the temple will be easily determined. 209. Almost

...

The height of the entablature is a small

**fraction**less than one quarter the heightof the column. The intercolumniations are, as nearly as possible, 1 5 diameter of

the column; whence the size of the temple will be easily determined. 209. Almost

...

Side 228

These numbers, whether positive or negative, are called whole numbers or

integers, either greater or less than nothing. They are so called to distinguish

them from

Thus ...

These numbers, whether positive or negative, are called whole numbers or

integers, either greater or less than nothing. They are so called to distinguish

them from

**fractions**and other kinds of numbers, which will be hereafter noticed.Thus ...

Side 230

To determine this exactly, a species of numbers called

we shall hereafter treat. But previous to that, let us investigate the number which

nearest approaches to the true quotient, with attention to the remainder left, thus ...

To determine this exactly, a species of numbers called

**fractions**is used, whereofwe shall hereafter treat. But previous to that, let us investigate the number which

nearest approaches to the true quotient, with attention to the remainder left, thus ...

Side 232

But as the quotient of 7 divided by 3 is not an integer number, we are thus led to

the consideration of a particular species of numbers called

numbers. If we have to divide 7 by 3 the quotient may be conceived and

expressed ...

But as the quotient of 7 divided by 3 is not an integer number, we are thus led to

the consideration of a particular species of numbers called

**fractions**or brokennumbers. If we have to divide 7 by 3 the quotient may be conceived and

expressed ...

Side 233

Thus, in the

taking five of those parts we have the value of the

mode of ...

Thus, in the

**fraction**#, it is evident that it is five times greater than or This last**fraction**expresses one of the 10 parts into which 1 may be divided, and that intaking five of those parts we have the value of the

**fraction**for 554. It is from thismode of ...

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An Encyclopædia of Architecture, historical, theoretical, and practical Joseph Gwilt Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1842 |

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1-inch deal 15th century arch architect architecture architrave axis balusters base bead butt bead flush breadth bricks building called cathedral centre of gravity century church circle circumference colour columns construction Corinthian order cube curve cutting decorated described diameter divided divisor Doric order draw edifices ellipsis entablature equal equation erected example extrados feet fraction given half height Hence horizontal intercolumniations iron joints length lime limestone moulded multiplied nave oolite ornaments ovolo palace panels parallel parallelogram perpendicular piece piers placed plane portico principal Prop proportion pyramid quantity quotient radius rectangle right angles right line Roman roof sandstone scantlings side sofite solid square root stone style subtract supposed surface tangent temple thickness timber tower transepts triangle vault vertical Vitruvius voussoirs walls whence whereof width

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Side 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Side 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Side 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Side 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Side 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Side ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Side 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Side 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Side 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Side 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.