## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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lines at its extremities bears corresponding points of the curve ; then the line DE

will be loaded with all these weights ; and as the portions of the curve which

answer to cach parallel AB go on increasing as they approach D , the

gravity ...

lines at its extremities bears corresponding points of the curve ; then the line DE

will be loaded with all these weights ; and as the portions of the curve which

answer to cach parallel AB go on increasing as they approach D , the

**centre**ofgravity ...

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The quotient is the distance CG from the

gravity of the sector . 1279. To find the

arch DAEBF ( fig . 540. ) comprised between two concentric axes , we must — 1.

The quotient is the distance CG from the

**centre**C of the circle of the**centre**ofgravity of the sector . 1279. To find the

**centre**of gravity of the crown portion of anarch DAEBF ( fig . 540. ) comprised between two concentric axes , we must — 1.

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The

radius from the

fig . 544. ) is found by the following proportion : as thrice the radius less the

thickness ...

The

**centre**of gravity of a hemisphere is at the distance of three eighths of theradius from the

**centre**. 1287. The**centre**of gravity of the segment of a sphere (fig . 544. ) is found by the following proportion : as thrice the radius less the

thickness ...

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