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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Cupples, Upham, 1884 - 210 Seiten
 

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Seite 170 - 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.
Seite 182 - 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.
Seite 164 - ... 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...
Seite 145 - The square root of any number is that number which, when multiplied by itself, will produce the given number.
Seite 172 - Extract the roots, and proceed as in Rule above. RULES IN MENSURATION. To find the contents of an irregular body. Immerse the body in a vessel full of water, and measure the quantity of water displaced. To find the area of a rectangle. Multiply the length by the breadth. To find the area of a triangle. Multiply the base by one-half the altitude. Or, From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side separately ; multiply together the half sum and the three remainders, and extract the square...
Seite 179 - There is also the Plastering-bead, which is nailed on to the corner of the stud or furring which forms the external angle of a partition. It is sometimes called a Rule Joint-bead. 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...
Seite 160 - The sign -f (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,...
Seite 154 - Multiply the safe-load given in the table by 6 times the breadth, and by the square of the depth in inches, and divide the product by the length in feet.
Seite 187 - Roman pitch, in which the rise is ^'h to f"" of the span. Plate. — A piece of timber which supports the ends of the rafters. Plinth. — A square, projecting, vertically faced member, forming the lowest division of the base of a column. The plain, projecting face at the bottom of a wall, immediately above the ground. Planceer or Plancher. — The under side of a cornice ; a soffit. Porch. — A kind of vestibule at the entrance of temples, •churches, halls, and other buildings ; hence, an ornamental...
Seite 164 - 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.

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