## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions Requisite for the Skilful Practice of this Art |

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Mensuration of Natural Sines 71 heighits 179 Points of the

Mensuration of Natural Sines 71 heighits 179 Points of the

**Compass**82 Of Distances 194 Traverse Table 83 3. Mensuration of Areas 200 General Method 232 Mean Refraction ... Page

Mensuration of Natural Sines 71 heights 179 Points of the

Mensuration of Natural Sines 71 heights 179 Points of the

**Compass**82 Of Distances 194 Traverse Table 3. Mensuration of Areas 200 General Method 232 Mean Refraction Pennsylvania Method 246 Sun's Parallax 4. Page 1

... in determining their variation of the

... in determining their variation of the

**Compass**, their Latitude , Longitude and soundings , together with the bearings of their most remarkable places from each other , it is usually denominated Maritime - Surveying . Page 67

From the point A , to any point F , in the line CD , draw the line ÅF , with the interval FA , and one foot of the

From the point A , to any point F , in the line CD , draw the line ÅF , with the interval FA , and one foot of the

**compasses**in F , describe the arc AE , and with the like interval and one foot in A , describe the arc BF , making BF ... Page 74

The strictness of germetrical demonstration admits of no other instruments , than a rule and a pair of

The strictness of germetrical demonstration admits of no other instruments , than a rule and a pair of

**compasses**. But , in proportion as the practice of geometry was extended to the different arts , either connected with , or dependent ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 38 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Page 25 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 199 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.

Page 106 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 27 - The VERSED SINE of an arc is that part of the diameter which is between the sine and the arc. Thus BA is the versed sine of the arc AG.