## The Mechanic's Assistant: A Thorough Practical Treatise on Mensuration and the Sliding Rule: Teaching the Manner of Drawing All Regular Superficies, and the Contents of All Regular Solids, Both by Numbers and by the Sliding Rule. Treating Also of the Laws of Motion, the Descent of Falling Bodies, the Strength of Materials, the Mechanical Powers, the Elasticity and Force of Steam, Specific Gravities, Levelling, the Pendulum, Etc., Adapted for the Use of Carpenters, Shipwrights ... and Artisans GenerallyD. Appleton & Company, 1849 - 276 sider |

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**minor axis**, CD , of any required length ; then take half of the major axis between the dividers , and having placed one foot on the extremity of the**minor axis**at C , strike an arc cutting the major axis at two points , a and c ... Side 92

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**minor axis**, and that product by .7854 . To find the circumference of an ellipse : - Add together the squares of the major and**minor axes**, and extract the square root of this sum , and to double this root add one - third of the**minor axis**... Side 93

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**minor axis**and the ordinate , to the distance of the ordi- nate from the centre of the ellipse ; which distance being added to , and subtracted from the semi - major ... Side 94

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**minor axis**is 15 , an ordinate 6 , and sciss 9 ; what is the major axis ? Ans . 18 . the less ab- Ans . 45 . 13. The**minor axis**is 50 , an ordinate 20 , and the less ab- sciss 14 ; the major axis is required . Ans . 70 . 14. When the ... Side 95

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**minor axis**? Ans . 5 . 15. If the major axis is 70 , and an ordinate 20 , and one of the abscisses 14 , what is the**minor axis**? Ans . 50 . The ellipse is the curve in which the planets perform their revolutions round the sun , and ...### Innhold

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The Mechanic's Assistant: A Thorough Practical Treatise on Mensuration and ... D. M. Knapen Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1850 |

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12 inches 12 rods 20 feet 30 inches absciss altitude avoirdupois base beam body breadth bung diameter bushels called cask centre chord circle circular segment circumference cone cube root cubic inches curve cylinder degrees diam diameter distance divide the product divisor edge ellipse equal EXAMPLES extract the square feet long feet per second find the area Find the content find the number find the solidity foot frustum gauge point given number head diameter height hyperbola hypotenuse imperial gallons inches in diameter lever major axis middle diameter middle frustum miles minor axis Multiply the square nearly number of acres number of teeth octagon ordinate parallel perpendicular plane polygon pounds prism pyramid quotient radius rectangle remainder rhombus right angles rods semi-major axis slider sliding rule specific gravity sphere square inch square root subtract thickness triangular ungula velocity versed sine vertex vessel wheel wine gallons yards