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

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... 3. the angles formed by the planes , in which these lines are drawn , or are supposed to be traced . On the comparison of these three

... 3. the angles formed by the planes , in which these lines are drawn , or are supposed to be traced . On the comparison of these three

**objects**, depends the solution of all questions , that can be 987 TRIGONOMETRY . 99. Page 100

The first question is the

The first question is the

**object**of what is called Plane Trigonometry , because the six parts , considered here , are in the same plane : it is also denominated Rectilineal Trigonometry . The second question belongs to Spherical ... Page 135

In measuring a stationary distance , there is an

In measuring a stationary distance , there is an

**object**fixed in the extreme point of the line to be measured ; this is a direction for the binder chainman to govern the foremost one by , in order that the distance may be measured in a ... Page 136

... counting the surplus links contained between the last peg , and the

... counting the surplus links contained between the last peg , and the

**object**at the termination of the line , as before : so that , the nuniber of pegs taken up by the hinder chainman , expresses the number of chains ; to which ... Page 151

Let a staff or any other

Let a staff or any other

**object**be set at B , draw yourself backward to any convenient distance C , so that B may cover 4 : from B , lay off any other distance by the river's side to E , and complete the parallelogram EBC !### 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.