## The naval architect's and shipbuilder's pocket book of formulæ [&c.]. |

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Page 255 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 514 - It has met with great success in the engineering workshop, as we can testify; and there are a great many men who, in a great measure, owe their rise in life to this little book."— Building News.

Page 511 - Surveying, Land and Marine. LAND AND MARINE SURVEYING, in Reference to the Preparation of Plans for Roads and Railways ; Canals, Rivers, Towns' Water Supplies: Docks and Harbours.

Page 513 - THE IRON AND METAL TRADES' COMPANION : Being a Calculator containing a Series of Tables upon a new and comprehensive plan for expeditiously ascertaining the value of any goods bought or sold by weight, from is. per cwt. to 112s, per cwt., and from one farthing per pound to one shilling per pound.

Page 255 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 150 - Arm of a couple is the perpendicular distance between the lines of action of the two forces...

Page 514 - Practical Mathematics. MATHEMATICS for PRACTICAL MEN ; being a Commonplace Book of Pure and Mixed Mathematics. Designed chiefly for the Use of Civil Engineers, Architects, and Surveyors. Part I. PURE MATHEMATICS — comprising Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Conic Sections, Properties of Curves.

Page 452 - Multiply the area of a direct stay required to support the surface by the slant or diagonal length of the stay; divide this product by the length of a line drawn at right angles to surface supported to center of palm of diagonal stay. The quotient shall be the required area of the diagonal stay.

Page 512 - SHIPBUILDING, NAVIGATION, MARINE ENGINEERING, ETC. 51. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE, the Rudiments of; or, an Exposition of the Elementary Principles of the Science, and their Practical Application to Naval Construction. Compiled for the Use of Beginners. By JAMES PEAKE, School of Naval Architecture, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Page 511 - Of the utmost practical utility, and may be safely recommended to all students who aspire to become clean and expert surveyors.