| John Farrar - 1822 - 153 páginas
...length of 360°, or the wholc circumference of the earth, considered as a sphere. By performing similar **operations in different latitudes, we obtain the length...the observations and calculations above referred to.** . 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the... | |
| John Farrar - 1822 - 153 páginas
...the earth, considered as a sphere. By performing similar operations in different latitudes, we ohtain **the length of degrees in those latitudes, and thence...the observations and calculations above referred to.** 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the... | |
| William Galbraith - 1827 - 322 páginas
...axis. Capacity. Multiply the base by its height, half the product is the content. 7- Spheroid, or solid **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** No of Sides. Names. Multipliers for areas. Radius of ci rcum. circle. Factors for sides. 3 Trigon 0.4330127... | |
| John Farrar - 1833 - 155 páginas
...length of 360°, or the whole circumference of the earth considered as a sphere. By performing similar **operations in different latitudes, we obtain the length...the observations and calculations above referred to.** 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the... | |
| Charles Bonnycastle - 1834 - 631 páginas
...Fie. 84i. faces are then said to be " of revolution." The ellipsoid of revolution, or the spheroid, is **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes** ; if round the major axe pq, the surface is termed a " prolate" spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution... | |
| William Galbraith - 1834 - 428 páginas
...axis. Capacity. Multiply the base by its height, half the product is the content. 7- Spheroid, or solid **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** Capacity. Multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and the product by 0.5236, the... | |
| Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 páginas
...by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A solid **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or... | |
| Mary Somerville - 1834
...formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A solid **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or... | |
| John Frederic Daniell - 1839 - 565 páginas
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its' diameter. SPHEROID, -AL; a solid figure, **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes;** hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the... | |
| 1840 - 403 páginas
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. SPHEROID, -AL ; a solid figure, **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes** ; hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid ; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as... | |
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