A handy book for the calculation of strains in girders and similar structures, and their strength: consisting of formulæ and corresponding diagrams, with numerous details for practical application, etc. etc (Google eBook)

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C. Lockwood & son, 1868 - Technology & Engineering - 71 pages
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