| 1801 - 426 páginas
...revolution of a segment of a circle about its chord, which remains fixed. 1 8. A spheroid, or ellipsoid, **is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. It is** prolate, when the revolution is about the transverse axis ; and oblate, when about the conjugate. 19.... | |
| David Steel - 1805
...all vessels are, or should be, constructed from the properties of the cone. A Spheroid or Ellipsoid, **is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. It is** a prolate spheroid, when the revolution is made about the transverse axis ; and an oblate one, when... | |
| Oliver Welch - 1812 - 231 páginas
...a spheroid, or elifisoid ; and also to find the solidity of the middle frustum of a spheroid. NOTE. **A spheroid is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse,** or oval, about the transverse or conjugate diameter. [See the figure ABC D.] Tofnd the solidity of... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - 1824 - 434 páginas
...and hyperbola have each two foci : but the parabola haS only one focus. 15. A spheroid or ellipsoid **is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its** diameters. If the revolution be made about the transverse diameter, the solid is called a prolate spheroid... | |
| John Farrar - 1827
...the means of predicting them. ,roaches nearly to a sphere ; whereas it ordinarily denotes, in Engsh, **a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its** xcs, and answers to what the French call an ellipsoid of revolution. Jlstron. 29 We shall begin with... | |
| Hugh Murray - 1832
...survey the meridian of the Dodagoontah station, or of Savendroog, was continued south to * Ellipsoid, **a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes,** in this case the lesser. Punnae, in the lat. of 8° 10' ; and the series of triangles for extending... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1833 - 427 páginas
...height This is a figure produced by the rotation of a parabola upon its axis. 6. Spheroid. — This **is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** To find its capacity multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and that product... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 427 páginas
...height This is a figure produced by the rotation of a parabola upon its axis. 6. Spheroid. — This **is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** To find its capacity multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and that product... | |
| John Farrar - 1834 - 462 páginas
...stand for any figure that approaches nearly to a sphere ; whereas it ordinarily denotes, in English, **a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes,** and answers to what the French call an ellipsoid of revolution. 371. By examining carefully the disc... | |
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