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By E. H. Lockwood

This booklet opens up an immense box of arithmetic at an basic point, one during which the component of aesthetic excitement, either within the shapes of the curves and of their mathematical relationships, is dominant. This ebook describes equipment of drawing airplane curves, starting with conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola), and occurring to cycloidal curves, spirals, glissettes, pedal curves, strophoids etc. mostly, 'envelope tools' are used. There are twenty-five full-page plates and over 90 smaller diagrams within the textual content. The publication can be utilized in colleges, yet can be a reference for draughtsmen and mechanical engineers. As a textual content on complex airplane geometry it may attract natural mathematicians with an curiosity in geometry, and to scholars for whom Euclidean geometry isn't a crucial research.

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200 b I b 100 2 0 &1 3 4 [%] Figure 13. Specimens with inclined reinforcements: comparison between the results of plane strain tests (dashed lines) and of the finite element analyses (solid lines). The first one is the elastic modulus Ev in the thickness direction. Its back-calculated v~ue is consistent with that derived from the few data available from the laboratory determination of the nominal thickness of the geotextile. A. Cividini 46 The back-analysis of the second relevant parnmeter (the "out-of-plane" shear modulus G~w) led to a relatively small value.

An experimental and numerical study concerning the mentioned provision is summarised in the following, which was carried out in the framework of a research project supported by the Milan Metro (Metropolitana Milanese). First, on the basis of a series of laboratory tests. an empirical law is derived that governs the variation with time of the permeability of a granular soil subjected to the seepage flow of silicate solutions (Cividini, 2000). Tllis law is subsequently adopted in some numerical examples to get an insight into the effectiveness of the treatment and of the time necessary to complete it.

An experimental and numerical study concerning the mentioned provision is summarised in the following, which was carried out in the framework of a research project supported by the Milan Metro (Metropolitana Milanese). First, on the basis of a series of laboratory tests. an empirical law is derived that governs the variation with time of the permeability of a granular soil subjected to the seepage flow of silicate solutions (Cividini, 2000). Tllis law is subsequently adopted in some numerical examples to get an insight into the effectiveness of the treatment and of the time necessary to complete it.

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