Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1874
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Report of the
curvature; Evolutes, involutes, envelopes; Discussion of algebraic and transcendental curves and surfaces ; Tangent plane and normal, partial differentials of surfaces and volumes. Integral Calculus— Tntegration of transcendental and irrational differentials. Differentials of higher orders, Differential equations, Rectification, quadrature and cubature in general; Calculus of Variations.
A Physical Laboratory has been established in the new building, and amply furnished, by special state appropriation, with apparatus for experimeutal investigation. Here the student, in connection with the study of the principles, carefully repeats many of the most important experiments. Special attention is given to molecular force, properties of matter, laws of undulation, spectrum analysis, laws of heat, electricity and magnetism. Chemical Physics is given in a special course of lectures.
ASTRONOMY AND GEODESIC
Temporary arrangements have been made for Observatory Practice by the erection of a small observatory and the mounting of instruments of convenient size for students' use. Descriptive Astronomy is given by lectures, with Lockyer's Astronomy for a text-book. The Equatorial Telescope is in constant use during favorable weather. Practical Astronomy is given by lectures, practical work with the Meridian Circle, Sextant, Theodolite, etc., and Astronomical Calculations. Geodesy is given by lectures, practice and calculations. Some first-class instruments have been ordered and trigonometrical stations will be erected.
Complete Courses in Geometrical and Projection, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical and Free-hand Drawing are given. Freehand drawing is giving by personal instruction in the execution, with pencil and crayon, of " studies77 by celebrated French and German artists, and in drawing from plaster models and other objects. The selections are made from a large and valuable stock purchased in Europe. Painting in Oil and Water colors will be provided for.
Instruction is provided for on the Piano and Orgau. This is charged for at the rate of $10 for a term of twenty lessons; and if a University instrument is used for practicing, the charge per term for such use is $2 for each hour daily practice. The class meets weekly for public practice, and at the end of the term they are examined in public and marked, as in the other classes.