The universal measurer, and mechanic : in three parts : a work equally useful to the gentleman, tradesman, and mechanic : with eleven neat copper-plates / by A. Fletcher: Containing 1. decimal arithemtic made easy, with new constructions; and the extraction of roots, 2. description, construction, and use of Cogglesbal´s sliding-rule, 3. multiplication of feet and inches, generally called cross multiplication, 4. superficial measure of planes and of folids; with the methods of taking dimensions with, or without inches, 5. the several artificers works, 6. mensuration of solids, 7. surveying, plotting, and dividing of lands, 8. gauging in all its parts, with the reduction of measures, description of instruments, new improvements on the sliding-rule, gauging and mechanics, 9. as the mechanic powers, pendulums, musical strings, barometers, pumps, mills, engines, gunnery, &c.
Book published 2016 via Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)
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