Manual of Examinations for Engineering Positions in the Service of the City of New York; Questions and Answers in 3 Volumes and 8 Parts. Vol. I. Axeman, Chainman and Rodman, Leveler, Transitman and Computer. Vol. II. Assistant Engineer.

Manual of Examinations for Engineering Positions in the Service of the City of New York; Questions and Answers in 3 Volumes and 8 Parts. Vol. I. Axeman, Chainman and Rodman, Leveler, Transitman and Computer. Vol. II. Assistant Engineer.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...5. A piece of property 500-ft. square shows elevations taken every 100 ft. as follows: Plot this to approximate scale and show contours at 5-ft. intervals, beginning at elevation 100. 6. Assuming that you are to plot a course running 1 060 ft. N. 16 40' W. Describe two ways of doing it, one of which must be accurate, and state why it is so. 7 and 8. Show 10000 ft. of a profile of center line of a sewer, with grade 0.25%, nmning under rough ground. Make vertical scale 1 in. equal 10 ft., horizontal scale 1 to 2,000. Show all necessary information. 9. Make topographical drawings 2 in. square in your best style, with pen or pencil, of a country road on a hillside heavily wooded; show a bridge and small stream. Scale about 1 in. = 30 ft. 10. Same for mill pond, showing dam and mill, and using contours. No special scale necessary. 11. Same for precipitous bluff and ravine by hachures. 12. Same for a small park, showing evergreen and deciduous trees. '13. Draw neatly in your best style (with pen or pencil) the following caption. Lay out the work carefully as to spacing and ar rangement and complete at least two letters of each line: "Map of Stapleton and Vicinity, Borough of Richmond, City of New York, from Surveys made in 1903. Scale: 1 inch to 500 feet." Marrmmmcs. Give all the figuring on the ruled sheets. 1. Demonstrate that the side of an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle is to the radius, as the square root of 3 is to unity. 2. Extract the square root of 5+; ', give the answer in a decimal, correct to three places. 3. A walk 9 ft. wide surrounds a square garden, the area of the walk being:1: of an acre, what is the length of a side of the enclosed square? 4. A city lot in the form of a trapezoid costs $2 250 at 40...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236981847
  • 9781236981844