Supplement to University Bulletin

Supplement to University Bulletin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...Occasional lantern illustrations. May be taken in continuation with Course 1, or independently, as desired. 2a. Elementary Practical Astronomy. One hour. Dr. Rufus. Constellation studies and telescopic examinations of the heavenly bodies. Selected problems with the celestial globe and the equatorial telescope. Observational work during the day and night at the Observatory. 3E. Spherical Astronomy. Two hours. Two sections. Professor Curtiss and Dr. Rufus. A brief resume of Descriptive Astronomy followed by a thorough drill in the principles of Spherical Astronomy and computation. 22. Navigation. (Second Course). Four hours. Professor Curtiss. The principles of piloting, dead reckoning, and nautical astronomy, with appropriate observatory practice. MINERALOGY AND PETROGRAPHY All courses offered by this department are given in the Mineralogical Laboratory which is located in the northeast corner of the Natural Science Building. The mineral collections, Room 222, are open for inspection daily whenever the University is in session from 9 to 12 A. M. and 2 to 4 p. K. Courses I, 2, 16, 17, and 170 are beginning courses. Course I is designed to meet the needs of students desiring an elementary knowledge of Mineralogy, and may be followed by Courses 4 and 5, or 9. Students desiring a more comprehensive beginners' course are advised to elect Course 2, which serves as the basis for the more advanced work of the department. Course 17 is designed to give a general knowledge of gems and gem minerals, and is open to all students, no previous training in mineralogy or the sciences being necessary. Students desiring a more intimate knowledge of gems should also elect the laboratory work, designated as Course ija. Students of Chemistry and Chemical Enginering are...show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236655958
  • 9781236655950