A (triangle-type instruments) Special function 1, 2 described in the treatise B Chord arm on circle 3 C (wire instruments) Sine, chord, and tangent 5, 6 D (square-type instruments) Tangent 7, 8 E Sine and versine 10, 11 F (improved Ptolemy's Chord 9, 4 parallactic instrument) G Pinhole device 12 Some of the instruments allegedly designed by Ghazan Khan show a great similarity with instruments constructed in Europe in the following centuries.
What does Vers stand for?
Vers stands for Versine (trigonometric function)
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- Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (Public Record Office Victoria; Australia)
- Vikramshila Education Resource Society (est. 1989; India)
- Voluntary Early Retirement Scheme (Australia and UK)
- Verification Execution and Rewrite System for ACSR (Algebra of Communicating Shared Resources)
- Versatile System Architecture (Genrad)
- Versatile Contour Measuring Machine
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- Vertical Rail Stiffness Equipment
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Geometry of Upward Bowing The sheet radius of curvature R is geometrically related to the bowing b by the sagitta property of the versine (1): R [equivalent to] 1/2b[[L.
2]/2[mu]] (18) where the radius R is geometrically related to d by the sagitta property of the versine (17): r [equivalent to] [[r.