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A Treatise on the Principal Mathematical Instruments Employed in Surveying ...

by Frederick Walter Simms

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Published by Troughton and Simms .
Written in English


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This is the page (30) illustrating the construction of an ellipse, from the Latin translation () of the Treatise on Mensuration of Albrecht Dürer (). This book was originally written in German and published in and was designed to teach German artists the geometrical ideas on which perspective in painting was based. In some branches of surveying, the surveyor must try to find a coherent solution to a problem that involves the matching of recorded data, legal principles, and measured data. This requires knowledge in several disciplines including mathematics. Below is a common example of an application in mathematics to solve a real problem.

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Treatise on the principal mathematical instruments employed in surveying, levelling and astronomy. London: Troughton and Simms, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Walter Simms; Troughton and Simms.

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A treatise on the principal mathematical instruments employed in surveying, levelling & astronomy: explaining their construction, adjustments and use Author: Frederick Walter Simms. Treatise on the principal mathematical instruments employed in surveying, levelling, and astronomy London, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Walter Simms.

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d) perimeter, area, and volume?. e) geometric figures – definitions and.Practical treatise on levelling, for the civil engineer, architect, and student. Treatise on levelling. Responsibility: By Frederick W. Simms, surveyor and civil engineer, late of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, author of a Treatise on the principal mathematical instruments employed in surveying, levelling, and astronomy.

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