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Mathematical Instruments: Their Construction, Adjustment, Testing ..., Volume 1
John Fry Heather
No preview available - 2015
accuracy ALTERNATING CURRENT altitude and azimuth atmosphere attached azimuth instrument barometer bearings bisected BOILERS bubble centre chain clamp cloth coincidence column compass Construction correct cross wires D. K. CLARK Diagrams diaphragm difference of level direct Dumpy level Electrical Engineering equal equatorial error feet fixed formula glass graduated half Handbook height hinge-joint horizontal limb Illustrations inches instru INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES intersection length line of collimation MARINE means measured Medium 8vo ment mercury mercury rises meridian method microscope millimetres motion moved object observed obtained parallax parallel plate screws perfect perpendicular plane plot polar distance pole portable position RAILWAY reading reflected image Revised right angles right ascension round sextant sixth column spirit level staff star station STEAM survey Tables tangent screw telescope temperature theodolite thermometer tion transit triangles tube turning vernier plate vertical circle vertical limb wind zero
Page 7 - RIVER BARS. The Causes of their Formation, and their Treatment by " Induced Tidal Scour " ; with a Description of the Successful Reduction by this Method of the Bar at Dublin. By IJ MANN, Assist. Eng. to the Dublin Port and Docks Board. Royal 8vo, cloth 7;6 " We recommend all interested in harbour works — and.
Page 158 - IRON AND STEEL. A work for the Forge, Foundry, Factory, and Office. Containing ready, useful, and trustworthy Information for Ironmasters and their Stock•takers ; Managers of Bar, Rail, Plate, and Sheet Rolling Mills ; Iron and Metal Founders ; Iron Ship and Bridge Builders; Mechanical, Mining, and Consulting Engineers; Architects, Contractors, Builders, &c. By CHARLES HOARE, Author of " The Slide Rule,
Page 153 - ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC CALCULATIONS. For the use of Electrical Engineers and Artisans, Teachers, Students, and all others interested in the Theory and Application of Electricity and Magnetism. By AA ATKINSON, MS, Professor of Physics and Electricity in Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
Page 11 - LIST OF CONTENTS. I. Historical Sketch of some of the means that have been adopted for the Supply of Water to Cities and Towns. — II. Water and the Foreign Matter usually associated with it— III. Rainfall and Evaporation.— IV. Springs and the waterbearing formations of various districts.
Page 149 - Penny to 205. each, or per cwt., and £20 per ton, of any number of articles consecutively, from I to 470. Any number of cwts., qrs., and Ibs., from I cwt. to 470 cwts. Any number of tons, cwts., qrs., and Ibs., from i to 1,000 tons. By WILLIAM CHADWICK, Public Accountant. Fourth Edition, Revised and Improved. 8vo, strongly bound 18/" It is as easy of reference for any answer or any number of answers as a dictionary.
Page 11 - Distribution of Water.— XIV. Meters, Service Pipes, and House Fittings.— XV. The Law and Economy of Water Works. — XVI. Constant and Intermittent Supply. —XVII. Description of Plates.— Appendices, giving Tables of Rates of Supply, Velocities, &c. &c. , together with Specifications of several Works illustrated, among which will be found : — Aberdeen, Bideford, Canterbury, Dundee, Halifax, Lambeth, Rotherham, Dublin, and others. " The most systematic and valuable work upon water supply...
Page 158 - IRON-PLATE WEIGHT TABLES. For Iron Shipbuilders, Engineers, and Iron Merchants. Containing the Calculated Weights of upwards of 150,000 different sizes of Iron Plates from i foot by 6 in. by J in. to 10 feet by 5 feet by i in. Worked out on the Basis of 40 Ibs. to the square foot of Iron of i inch in thickness. By H. BURLINSON and WH SIMPSON. 410, half-bound £1 6s.
Page 9 - Survey Practice. AID TO SURVEY PRACTICE, for Reference in Surveying, Levelling, and Setting-out ; and in Route Surveys of Travellers by Land and Sea. With Tables, Illustrations, and Records. By Lowis D'A. JACKSON, AMICE, Author of " Hydraulic Manual,"
Page 149 - Rates, from id. to i68s. per cwt., and containing 186,000 Direct Answers, which, with their Combinations, consisting of a single addition (mostly to be performed at sight), will afford an aggregate of 10,266,000 Answers ; the whole being calculated and designed to ensure correctness and promote despatch.