# Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles, Theorems, Rules, and Tables, in Various Departments of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, with Their Application; Especially to the Pursuits of Surveyors, Architects, Mechanics, and Civil Engineers

E. L. Carey and A. Hart, 1834 - 427 sider

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### Innhold

 Definitions 104 Circles and inscribed and circumscribed figures 112 Planes and solids 119 TRIGONOMETRY 133 Determination of the heights and distances of objects 143 Definitions properties of the ellipse 155 Properties of the hyperbola and parabola 161 General application to architecture 167
 Motions about a centre or axis 243 Portable pendulum 249 Table of lengths and vibrations of pendulums 255 Central forces steamengine governors flywheels 261 Principles of chronometers escapements c 269 Select mechanical experiments 278 HYDROSTATICS 284 Floating bodies buoyancy Fareys selfacting flood gate 291

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Side 14 - Yard, when compared with a Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea is in the proportion of Thirty-Six Inches to Thirty-Nine Inches and one thousand three hundred and ninety-three ten-thousandth Parts of an Inch...
Side 133 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Side 15 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Side 64 - To divide a polynomial by a monomial, divide each term of the polynomial by the monomial: (Sab — 12ac) -i- 4a = 36 — 3c.
Side 25 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Side 18 - Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month 28, 29, 30, or 31 Days = 1 Calendar Month 12 Calendar Months = 1 Year 365 Days = 1 Common Year 366 Days =1 Leap Year In 400 Years, 97 are leap years, and 303 common. WEIGHT OF ENGLISH COINS. Gold. dwt. gr. Sovereign 5 3J Half Sovereign 2 13J Double Sovereign 10 6} Silver.
Side 18 - Every mass of alloyed gold is supposed to be divided into 24 equal parts ; thus the standard for coin is 22 carat fine, that is, it consists of 22 parts of pure gold and 2 parts of alloy.
Side 431 - Strength of Cast Iron, &c. A PRACTICAL ESSAY on the STRENGTH of CAST IRON and OTHER METALS. By the late THOMAS TREDGOLD, Mem. Inst. CE, Author of "Elementary Principles of Carpentry,
Side 46 - In a series of equal ratios, the sum of the antecedents is to the sum of the consequents as any antecedent is to its consequent.
Side 47 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.