Principles of Architecture: Comprising Fundamental Rules of the Art, with Their Application to Practice: Also Rules for Shadows for the Five Orders

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H. G. Bohn, 1848 - 280 pages

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Page 3 - A Segment is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord.
Page 96 - To find the Area of a Triangle. /.'•'/..• ]. Multiply the base by the perpendicular height, and half the product will be the area.
Page 205 - ... and suppose the rays to proceed from the right to the left hand of the object, and parallel to a vertical plane which is inclined at an angle of forty-five degrees with the elevation of the object ; then it is plain, that since the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of incidence, the greatest part of the rays which fall upon the horizon will...
Page 2 - Plane figures that are bounded by right lines have names according to the number of their sides, or of their angles ; for they have as many sides as angles ; the least number being three.
Page 36 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 1 - Line, or Straight Line, lies all in the same direction between its extremities, and is the shortest distance between two points.
Page 68 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 87 - ROOT of any given number, or power, is such a number as, being multiplied by itself a certain number of times, will produce the power ;. and it is denominated the first, second, third, fourth, fcfc.
Page 96 - From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side severally; multiply the half sum, and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.
Page 61 - ... of God to the adequate knowledge of the essence of things. All this I will explain by one example. Let there be three numbers given through which it is required to discover a fourth which shall be to the third as the second is to the first. A merchant does not hesitate to multiply the second and third together and divide the product by the first...

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