## A Treatise of Practical Surveying: Which is Demonstrated from Its First Principles ... |

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If you take the

number of degrees the line is from the north , consequently the north must be a

like number of degrees from the line , and thus the north , and of course the south

...

If you take the

**bearing**of any line with the circumferentor , that**bearing**will be thenumber of degrees the line is from the north , consequently the north must be a

like number of degrees from the line , and thus the north , and of course the south

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Página 234

angular points between 1 and 2 , and take the

stationary line 1 , 2 , and insert them in your field - book : but in chaining from 1 to

2 , stop at d opposite the angular point a , and in your field - book insert the

distance ...

angular points between 1 and 2 , and take the

**bearing**and length of thestationary line 1 , 2 , and insert them in your field - book : but in chaining from 1 to

2 , stop at d opposite the angular point a , and in your field - book insert the

distance ...

Página 236

posite to the sixth station in your field - book with the other

the index to the point p , and insert its

opposite to the sixth station , annexing thereto the words , Int . for boundary ; and

...

posite to the sixth station in your field - book with the other

**bearing**; then directthe index to the point p , and insert its

**bearings**on the left side of the field - book ,opposite to the sixth station , annexing thereto the words , Int . for boundary ; and

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Página 265

Go to any part of the premises where any two adjacent corners are known ; and ,

if one can be seen from the other , take their

of the same line in the former survey , shews the difference . But if trees , hills ...

Go to any part of the premises where any two adjacent corners are known ; and ,

if one can be seen from the other , take their

**bearing**; which , compared with thatof the same line in the former survey , shews the difference . But if trees , hills ...

Página 273

Now , the student or practitioner may calculate the content of the part ABCNIA (

the

) and if it be found equal to the intended quantity , it proves the truth of the ...

Now , the student or practitioner may calculate the content of the part ABCNIA (

the

**bearing**and distance , or the diff . lat . and dep . of CN and of NI being known) and if it be found equal to the intended quantity , it proves the truth of the ...

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Página 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.

Página 207 - ... that triangles on the same base and between the same parallels are equal...

Página 40 - 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.

Página 43 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

Página 103 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.

Página 31 - Figures which consist of more than four sides are called polygons ; if the sides are all equal to each other, they are called regular polygons. They sometimes are named from the number of. their sides, as a five-sided figure is called a pentagon, one of six sides a hexagon, &"c.

Página 31 - ... they are called regular polygons. They sometimes are named from the number of their sides, as a five-sided figure is called a pentagon, one of. six sides a hexagon, &c. but if their sides are not equal to each other, then they are called irregular polygons, as an irregular pentagon, hexagon, &c.

Página 45 - The hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle may be found by having the other two sides ; thus, the square root of the sum of the squares of the base and perpendicular, will be the hypothenuse. Cor. 2. Having the hypothenuse and one side given to find the other; the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypothenuse and given side will be the required side.

Página 265 - As the length of the whole line, Is to 57.3 Degrees,* So is the said distance, To the difference of Variation required. EXAMPLE. Suppose it be required to run a line which some years ago bore N. 45°.

Página 32 - Things that are equal to one and the same thing are equal to one another." " If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal." " If equals be taken from equals, the remainders are equal.