# A Complete Treatise on Practical Land-surveying, in All Its Departments ...

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847 - 426 páginas

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### Contenido

 GeoMETRICAL Definitions 1 Geometrical Problems 7 Geometrical Theorems 17 The Compass e e 23 To Survey with the Chain and Cross e 29 To Survey with the Chain only e e 86 To measure hilly ground e e e e e e 140 e e 145
 P A R T 287 describes the different kinds of Levels with their Adjustments 289 Directions for planning villages towns and cities 293 Directions for planning dividing layingout c c ee 301 Plane Trigonometry Definitions 306 Mensuration of Inaccessible Heights and Distances the Description 316 Surveying by the theodolite 327 The circumferentor 342

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Página 87 - From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally; multiply the half sum and the three remainders continually together, and the square root of the last product will be the area.* * DEMONSTRATION.
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Página 76 - RULE. — To the sum of the first and last ordinates, add four times the sum of all the even ordinates, and twice the sum of all the odd ordinates...
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