Some Methods of Approximate Integration and of Computing Areas

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ENGINEERS and shipbuilders are continually requiring to find the area of a surface bounded by curved lines. If both the upper and lower boundaries are curved, it is a simple matter to divide the surface into two by a straight line, find the area of each part separately, and add them together.

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PERCIVAL, A. Some Methods of Approximate Integration and of Computing Areas. Nature 105, 70–71 (1920). https://doi.org/10.1038/105070b0

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