Geometrical rules made easy for the use of mechanicks concern'd in buildings : containing, New and Infallible Methods, for Striking out from proper Centers, the Groyns of Arches regular and irregular, the angle Brackets of Coves, Crowns of Beaufers circular or elliptick. With many other useful Problems relating to all Curve Lines, introduc'd in Building. Also, an essay, on the nature and properties of arches in general, mechanically consider'd with Respect to their Shapes and Duration, exemplisied by several Geometrical Figures, demonstrating their Property and Powers, interspersed with some Remarks on the intended Bridge at Westminster. With a Proposal for Building the Piers, by a Method practicable, so as to keep our the Water while erecting. The Whole design'd chiefly for the Information and Use of all Building Artificers, &c. By Isaac Gadsdon

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gadsdon, Isaac (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London : printed for John Wilcox, at Virgil's Head, opposite the New Church in the Strand 1739
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T186928
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xii,88p.,plates) 12°
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