Graphical Techniques for Engineering Computations (Hardcover)

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CONTENTS - 1. SCALES - Nature and Properties of Scales - Methods for Constructing Scales - Altering Moduli of Scales - Standard Scales - Mechanical Aspects of Scale Construction - Exercises - 2. CALCULATING WITH SCALES - Adjacent Scales - Parallel Scales With Index Line - Standard Slide Rules - Slide Rule Routines - Special Slide Rules - Methods of Reproduction - Other Forms of Special Slide Rules - Differential Gear Rules - Exercises - 3. GRAPH PAPERS - Common Types of Graph Papers - Construction of Graph Papers - Exercises - 4. CALCULATING WITH GRAPH PAPERS - Hyperbolic Paper - Linear Paper - Semilogarithmic Paper - Logarithmic Paper - Exercises - 5. GRAPHS - Relationship of Graph to Table and Function - Graphs of Regular Functions - Interpolation and Extrapolation - Graphs of Empirical Data - Complex Graphs - Condensed Graphs - Exercises - 6. CALCULATING WITH GRAPHS - Position Relationships - Vertical and Horizontal Displacements - General Distance Relationships - Isometric Translation - Slopes; Graphical Differentiation - Areas; Graphical Integration - Exercises - 7. NOMOGRAPHY - Nomographic Methods - Some Characteristics of Nomographs - 8. NOMOGRAPHS BY SYNTHETIC METHODS - Synthetic Methods - Figures With One Straight Index Line - Figures With Two Parallel Index Lines - Figures With Perpendicular Index Lines - Review of Synthetic Methods - Exercises - 9. NOMOGRAPHS WITH CARTESIAN COORDINATES, - Relationship of Defining Equation to Type - Matrix Transformations - Exercises - 10. NOMOGRAPHS WITH HYPERBOLIC COORDINATES - The Semihyperbolic Coordinate System - Application to Construction of Nomographs - 11. PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTING NOMOGRAPHS - Nomographs With Parallel Scales - Nomographs With Oblique Scales - Nomographs With Curved Scales - Exercises - 12. USE OF GENERAL HYPERBOLIC COORDINATES - Hyperbolic Plane Coordinates - The V-Type Nomograph - Fitting Nomograph to a Rectangle - 13. THREE-DIMENSIONED NOMOGRAPHS - Three-Dimensional Hyperbolic Coordinates - Defining Equation for Nomographs - Applications - 14. PROPERTIES OF HYPERBOLIC COORDINATE SYSTEMS - Hyperbolic Plane Coordinates - Semihyperbolic Coordinates - Hyperbolic Solid Coordinates - Semihyperbolic Solid Coordinates - 15. NOMOGRAPHS FROM GRAPHS AND TABLES - Relationship of Graph to Nomograph - Constructing Nomographs From Tables: Symmetrical - Constructing Nomographs From Tables: General - APPENDIX - Values of x = -p/p-r- and 1 - x INDEX -


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ISBN: 9780820604015
ISBN-10: 0820604011
Publisher: Chemical Publishing Company
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Pages: 454
Language: English