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

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Let ABCDEFG be a piece of ground to be surveyed : beginning at the point A , let

one chain be laid in a

c ; and again , the like distance from A in a

Let ABCDEFG be a piece of ground to be surveyed : beginning at the point A , let

one chain be laid in a

**direct**line from A , towards G , where let a peg be left , as atc ; and again , the like distance from A in a

**direct**line towards B , where ... Página 166

The circumferentor box may be taken off .

second station , and the degree cut by the opposite end of the index will be the

bearing of that line from the north , and the same that the circumferentor would

give .

The circumferentor box may be taken off .

**Direct**the sights to the object at thesecond station , and the degree cut by the opposite end of the index will be the

bearing of that line from the north , and the same that the circumferentor would

give .

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and find the middle between A and B , which suppose to be C ; plant the

instrument at C :

depress the tube , till the bubble is exactly in the middle of the divisions ; then by

signals ...

and find the middle between A and B , which suppose to be C ; plant the

instrument at C :

**direct**the tube to a station - staff , held up at A , and elevate ordepress the tube , till the bubble is exactly in the middle of the divisions ; then by

signals ...

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Now

move the vane , till the hair cuts the middle thereof ; and then , if the upper edge

of the vane cuts the foregoing sum 6 feet 9 inches , the hair and bubble are truly ...

Now

**direct**the telescope to the staff at B , level it , and**direct**your assistant tomove the vane , till the hair cuts the middle thereof ; and then , if the upper edge

of the vane cuts the foregoing sum 6 feet 9 inches , the hair and bubble are truly ...

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where A every where represents the level , and B the station staves ; and

suppose the route be made from a to e ; first plant the instrument between the

staves a and b ; at A

divisions ...

where A every where represents the level , and B the station staves ; and

suppose the route be made from a to e ; first plant the instrument between the

staves a and b ; at A

**direct**the level to a B , bring the bubble to the middie of thedivisions ...

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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.