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

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be a pier with a square base whose resistance is required in respect of a power

at M acting to overturn it horizontally in the

N A upon the point D. Considering the solid reduced to a plane passing through

G ...

be a pier with a square base whose resistance is required in respect of a power

at M acting to overturn it horizontally in the

**direction**MA , or obliquely in that ofN A upon the point D. Considering the solid reduced to a plane passing through

G ...

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To return to the diagram : it is manifest that if the boundary of shade be at a from

that point parallel to the

of shadow on the fillet at b , and that from the lower edge of such fillet at f a line ...

To return to the diagram : it is manifest that if the boundary of shade be at a from

that point parallel to the

**direction**of the light a line ab will determine the boundaryof shadow on the fillet at b , and that from the lower edge of such fillet at f a line ...

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In respect of the right - hand side of the figure , a'a ' is a line showing in profile the

extent of projection of the fillet before the wall line WW , and from a ' a line drawn

indefinitely parallel to the

In respect of the right - hand side of the figure , a'a ' is a line showing in profile the

extent of projection of the fillet before the wall line WW , and from a ' a line drawn

indefinitely parallel to the

**direction**of the light , and terminated by the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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