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Pagina 3 - Containing Outlines of the History of Iron Manufacture, Methods of Assay, and Analyses of Iron Ores, Processes of Manufacture of Iron and Steel, &c. By H. BAUERMAN, FGS, Associate of the Royal School of Mines.
Pagina 34 - Illustrated. is. 6d. 7. ELECTRICITY; showing the General Principles of Electrical Science, and the purposes to which it has been applied. By Sir W. SNOW HARRIS, FRS, &c. With Additions by R. SABINE, CE, FSA is. 6d. 7*.
Pagina 18 - THEORY OF COMPOUND INTEREST AND ANNUITIES ; with Tables of Logarithms for the more Difficult Computations of Interest, Discount, Annuities, &c., in all their Applications and Uses for Mercantile and State Purposes. By FEDOR THOMAN, of the Socie'te' Cre'dit Mobilier, Paris. Third Edition, carefully revised and corrected . . . 4,0* " A very powerful work, and the author has a very remarkable command of his subject.
Pagina 5 - FORMULAE for finding the Discharge of Water from Orifices, Notches, Weirs, Pipes, and Rivers. With New Formulae, Tables, and General Information on Rain-fall, Catchment-Basins, Drainage, Sewerage, Water Supply for Towns and Mill Power. By JOHN NEVILLE, Civil Engineer, MRIA Third Edition, carefully revised, with considerable Additions. Numerous Illustrations. Cr. 8vo, 14^. cloth. "Undoubtedly an exceedingly useful and elaborate compilation.
Pagina 2 - THE IRON AND METAL TRADES- COMPANION : Being a Calculator containing a Series of Tables upon a new and comprehensive plan for expeditiously ascertaining the value of any goods bought or sold by weight, from is. per cwt. to 112s.
Pagina 18 - Comprehensive Discount Guide. THE DISCOUNT GUIDE. Comprising several Series of Tables for the use of Merchants, Manufacturers, Ironmongers, and others, by which may be ascertained the exact Profit arising from any mode of using Discounts, either in the Purchase or Sale of Goods, and the method of either Altering a Rate of Discount or Advancing a Price, so as to produce, by one operation, a sum that will realise any required profit after allowing one or more...
Pagina 17 - Mathematics," &c. With 13 Plates. Medium 8vo, I/, is. cloth. " The engineer or architect will here find ready to his hand, rules for solving nearly every mathematical difficulty that may arise in his practice. The rules are in all cases explained by means of examples, in which every step of the process is clearly worked out.
Pagina 30 - Plates. 2s. 6d.t 156. QUANTITIES AND MEASUREMENTS, How to Calculate and Take them in Bricklayers', Masons', Plasterers', Plumbers', Painters', Paperhangers', Gilders', Smiths', .Carpenters', and Joiners
Pagina 17 - Rates, from id. to i68s. per cwt., and containing 186,000 Direct Answers, which, with their Combinations, consisting of a single addition (mostly to be performed at sight), will afford an aggregate of 10,266,000 Answers ; the whole being calculated and designed...