The Modern House-carpenter's Companion and Builder's Guide: Being a Hand-book for Workmen, and a Manual of Reference for Contractors and Builders

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Damrell & Upham, 1883 - 210 páginas
 

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Página 172 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Página 145 - The square root of any number is that number which, when multiplied by itself, will produce the given number.
Página 184 - Cornice. — Any moulded projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed, as the cornice of an order, of a pediment, of a door, window, or house.
Página 166 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Página 181 - Beam. — A horizontal timber used to resist a force or weight, as a Tie-beam, where it is used to tie the work together ; as a Collar-beam, when it is used to connect and brace two opposite rafters. Blockings. — Small pieces of wood fitted and glued in the internal angle formed by the side of one board being fastened to the edge of another, and used to give strength to the joint. To Break Joints. — To arrange the work so that no joint of any course shall come opposite a joint in either the course...
Página 160 - The sign -7- (divided by) indicates that the number on the left hand is to be divided by the number on the right hand. The sign = (equal to) indicates that the result of the figures before it amounts to the number placed after it. The sign y' is called the radical sign ; and, if it has a figure 2 placed over it, it signifies that the square root of the number before which it is placed is required. If it has the figure 3 placed over it, then it is the cube root which is required. In figuring drawings,...
Página 154 - Multiply the strength of an inch square bar, 1 foot long, (as in the table,) by the breadth, and square of the depth in inches, and divide the product by the length in feet ; the quotient will be the weight in Ibs.
Página 166 - Find the greatest square number in the left hand period, and write its root for the first figure in the root; subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Página 164 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term , the quotient will be the answer...
Página 169 - The areas of two circles are to each other as the squares of their radii, diameters, or circumferences. 1. The two sides of a right-angled triangle are 3 and 4 feet ; what is the length of the hypotenuse ? ANALYSIS. Squaring OPERATION.

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