The workman's manual of engineering drawing

Lockwood, 1873 - 280 páginas

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Página 16 - There is comprised in it every possible shape into which the letters of the alphabet and numerals can <be formed, and the talent which has been expended in the conception of the various plain and ornamental letters is wonderful.
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Página 5 - Inst. CE, and M. Inst. ME Third Edition, revised and much improved, with 115 Double Plates (20 of which now first appear in this edition), and numerous Additions to the Text. In 2 vols., imp.
Página 4 - Drawing for Engineers, &c. THE WORKMAN'S MANUAL OF ENGINEERING DRAWING. By JOHN MAXTON, Instructor in Engineering Drawing, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, formerly of RSNA, South Kensington. Third Edition, carefully revised. With upwards of 300 Plates and Diagrams. I2mo, cloth, strongly bound, 4^. " A copy of it should be kept for reference in every drawing office.
Página 5 - A very valuable contribution to the standard literature of civil engineering. In addition to elevations, plans and sections, large scale details are given, which very much enhance the instructive worth of these illustrations. No engineer would willingly be without so valuable a fund of information."— Civil Engineer and Architect
Página 14 - Distinguished by the true spirit of scientific inquiry, by great knowledge, by keen logical ability, and by a style peculiarly clear, easy, and energetic." — Nonconformist. " No one can rise from its perusal without being impressed with a sense of the singular weakness of modern scepticism.
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Página 1 - The standard text-book for all engineers regarding skew arches is Mr. Buck's treatise, and it would be impossible to consult a better.

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