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

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Copposite to the side AB will be

. Draw the circumference of a circle through the three points A , C , B . A P Since

the chord AB is

Copposite to the side AB will be

**greater**than the angle B opposite to the side AC. Draw the circumference of a circle through the three points A , C , B . A P Since

the chord AB is

**greater**than the chord AC , it is manifest that the arc ADB is ...Page 280

Hence the side CB of the

CA of the smaller triangle opposite to the ... in extreme and mcan ratio ; that is , to

divide it in such a manner that the whole line sliall be to the

Hence the side CB of the

**greater**triangle opposite to the angle CAB is to the sideCA of the smaller triangle opposite to the ... in extreme and mcan ratio ; that is , to

divide it in such a manner that the whole line sliall be to the

**greater**part as the ...Page 367

578 . is

will show how much LS must be increased to resist the effort of the larger half

arch ; that is , the effort of the smaller one should be equal to Lf ; but as this last ...

578 . is

**greater**than LS , transfer LS from g to s to obtain the difference s , whichwill show how much LS must be increased to resist the effort of the larger half

arch ; that is , the effort of the smaller one should be equal to Lf ; but as this last ...

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### Contents

BOOK I | 1 |

PAGE | 11 |

Arcades above Arcades 13 Basements and Attics | 13 |

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