A Treatise On Mathematical Instruments, Including Most Of The Instruments Employed In Drawing, For Assisting The Vision, In Surveying And Levelling, In Pratical Astronomy, And For Measuring The Angles Of Crystals

A Treatise On Mathematical Instruments, Including Most Of The Instruments Employed In Drawing, For Assisting The Vision, In Surveying And Levelling, In Pratical Astronomy, And For Measuring The Angles Of Crystals

by John Fry Heather
     
 

ISBN-10: 1446043800

ISBN-13: 9781446043806

Pub. Date: 11/23/2010

Publisher: Read Books Design

This antiquarian volume contains a treatise on mathematical instruments, including most of the instruments employed for drawing, for assisting the vision, in surveying and levelling, in practical astronomy, and for measuring angles of crystals. The methods of testing, adjusting, and using the instruments are concisely explained and illustrated where appropriate. The

Overview

This antiquarian volume contains a treatise on mathematical instruments, including most of the instruments employed for drawing, for assisting the vision, in surveying and levelling, in practical astronomy, and for measuring angles of crystals. The methods of testing, adjusting, and using the instruments are concisely explained and illustrated where appropriate. The chapters of this book include: Wholes and Halves, Proportional Compasses, Triangular Compasses, Drawing Pen, Road Pen, Prickling Point, Straight Edge, Scales of Equal Parts, Protracting Scales, Gunter's Lines, The Plain Scale, et cetera. This book was first published in 1856, and is being republished now complete with a new introduction on the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446043806
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

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