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Page 10 - Practical Mathematics. MATHEMATICS FOR PRACTICAL MEN; being a Common-place 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. Part II. MIXED MATHEMATICS — comprising Mechanics in general, Statics, Dynamics, Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Pneumatics, Mechanical Agents, Strength of Materials.
Page 33 - 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. By HENRY HARBEN, Accountant. Fourth Edition, carefully Corrected. Royal 8vo, strongly half-bound, Ģi 55. " A practical and useful work of reference for men of business generally ; It Is the best...
Page 403 - 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 33 - 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 397 - 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 408 - Handbook of Specifications. THE HANDBOOK OF SPECIFICATIONS ;. or, Practical Guide to the Architect, Engineer, Surveyor, and Builder, in drawing up Specifications and Contracts for Works and Constructions. Illustrated by Precedents of Buildings actually executed by eminent Architects and Engineers. By Professor TL DONALDSON, PRIBA, &c.
Page 398 - Handsomely lithographed and printed. It will find favour with many who desire to preserve in a permanent form copies of the plans and specifications prepared for the guidance of the contractors for many important engineering works.
Page 7 - Physical Geology, " which sets forth the Leading Principles of the Science; and "Historical Geology, " which treats of the Mineral and Organic Conditions of the Earth at each successive epoch, especial reference being made to the British Series of Rocks. By RALPH TATE.
Page 410 - EMBROIDERER'S BOOK OF DESIGN. Containing Initials, Emblems, Cyphers, Monograms, Ornamental Borders, Ecclesiastical Devices, Medieval and Modern Alphabets, and National Emblems. Collected by F. DELAMOTTE, and printed in Colours. Oblong royal 8vo, is.
Page 399 - MICE Third Edition, revised by his Son, JH WATSON BUCK, MICE ; and with the addition of Description to Diagrams for Facilitating the Construction of Oblique Bridges, by WH BARLOW, MICE Royal 8vo, 12s. cloth. " The standard text-book for all engineers regarding skew arches is Mr. Buck's treatise, and it would be impossible to consult a better.

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