A Handy Book for the Calculation of Strains in Girders and Similar Structures, and Their Strength: Consisting of Formulae and Corresponding Diagrams, with Numerous Detaials for Practical Application, Etc., Etc
Lockwood, 1868 - 71 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
A Handy Book for the Calculation of Strains in Girders and Similar ...
No preview available - 2018
Common terms and phrases
abutment addition amount angle apex apices applied arch Author bars beam boom brace Bridge calculated centre Chap cloth complete compression concentrated considered Construction continuous correspond cross curve depth Details determined developed diagonal diagram DIAGRAM.-Let A B direction divide draw drawn Edition Engineering equal erect fixed flange formulæ girder give given half horizontal inch inclined Inst Iron Join joint latter length less load lower material maximum measured moments of rupture moving load NOTE obtained opposite ordinate Outfall Sewer parabola parallel pier Plates positive practical pressure produced proportion Railway reaction Record represent resistance result rivets scale shearing force side span Straight strain strength structure supports supposed Tables taken tension tons TREATISE triangles uniform uniformly distributed unit unloaded upper various vertical distances volume weight whole
Page 9 - Strains. THE STRAINS ON STRUCTURES OF IRONWORK; with Practical Remarks on Iron Construction. By FW SHEILDS, M. Inst. CE Second Edition, with 5 Plates. Royal 8vo, 5*. cloth. *' The student cannot find a better little book on this subject than that written by Mr.
Page 13 - Those interested in the purchase and sale of estates, and in the adjustment of compensation cases, as well as in transactions in annuities, life insurances, &c., will find the present edition of eminent service.'* — Engineering.
Page 11 - THE STUDENT'S GUIDE to the PRACTICE of MEASURING and VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants, and copious Memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective Trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Painter and Glazier, Paperhanger, &c.
Page 3 - The standard text-book for all engineers regarding skew arches is Mr. Buck's treatise, and it would be impossible to consult a better.
Page 10 - Levelling. A TREATISE on the PRINCIPLES and PRACTICE of LEVELLING ; showing its Application to Purposes of Railway and Civil Engineering, in the Construction of Roads ; with Mr. TELFORD'S Rules for the same. By FREDERICK W. SIMMS, FGS, M. Inst. CE Sixth Edition, very carefully revised, with the addition of Mr.
Page 9 - THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY : a Treatise on the Pressure and Equilibrium of Timber Framing, the Resistance of Timber, and the Construction of Floors, Arches, Bridges, Roofs, Uniting Iron and Stone with Timber, &c. To which is added an Essay on the Nature and Properties of Timber, &c., with Descriptions of the Kinds of Wood used in Building ; also numerous Tables of the Scantlings of Timber for different purposes, the Specific Gravities of Materials, &c. By THOMAS TREDGOLD, CE...
Page 5 - Villa Architecture. A HANDY BOOK of VILLA ARCHITECTURE ; being a Series of Designs for Villa Residences in various Styles. With Detailed Specifications and Estimates. By C. WICKES, Architect, Author of " The Spires and Towers of the Mediaeval Churches of England,
Page 10 - Sub-Excavating, Timbering, and the Construction of the Brickwork of Tunnels with the amount of labour required for, and the Cost of, the various portions of the work. By FW SIMMS, M.
Page 9 - AN OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY. For the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans, Military Reconnaissance, LEVELLING, &c., with Useful Problems, Formulae, and Tables.
Page 18 - ... of the alphabet and numerals can be formed, and the talent which has been expended in the conception of the various plain and ornamental letters is wonderful.