A Practical Treatise on the Strength of Material: Including Their Elasticity and Resistance to Impact

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E. & F.N. Spon, 1883 - Strains and stresses - 525 pages
 

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Page 585 - Long-Span Railway Bridges, comprising Investigations of the Comparative Theoretical and Practical Advantages of the various adopted or proposed Type Systems of Construction, with numerous Formulae and Tables giving the weight of Iron or Steel required in Bridges from 300 feet to the limiting Spans ; to which are added similar Investigations and Tables relating to Short-span Railway Bridges.
Page 586 - CONTENTS: Physical Geography of India — Building Materials — Roads — Railways — Bridges — Irrigation — River Works — Harbours — Lighthouse Buildings — Native Labour — The Principal Trees of India — Money — Weights and Measures — Glossary of Indian Terms, etc. A Practical Treatise on Casting and Founding, including descriptions of the modern machinery employed in the art.

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