Architectural Iron and Steel, and Its Application in the Construction of Buildings ...: Specification of Ironwork, ... Tables ... of the Properties of Beams ... Etc

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J. Wiley & Sons, 1891 - Building, Iron and steel - 201 pages
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Page 185 - The side anchors shall be built into the side or party walls not less than sixteen inches, and into the front and rear walls, so as to secure the front and rear walls to the side, or party walls, when not built and bonded together.
Page 184 - AN ACT to amend chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled, "An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York," relating to the selection of grand jurors.
Page 200 - The partitions in that portion of the building which contains the auditorium, the entrance and vestibule and every room and passage devoted to the use of the audience, shall be constructed of fireproof materials, including the furring of outside or other walls.
Page 186 - Every column, post or other vertical support shall be of sufficient strength to bear safely the weight of the portion of each and every floor depending upon it for support, in addition to the we'ight required as before stated to be supported safely upon said portions of said floors. REDUCTION IN LIVE LOADS ON COLt MIMS. For the purpose of determining the carrying capacity of columns in dwellings, office buildings, stores, stables and public buildings when over five stories...
Page 199 - The molded frame around the proscenium opening shall be formed entirely of fireproof materials; if metal be used, the metal shall be filled in solid with non-combustible material and securely anchored to the wall with iron.
Page 200 - The roof over the auditorium and the entire main floor of the auditorium and vestibule, also the entire floor of the second story of the front superstructure over the entrance, lobby and corridors, and all galleries and...
Page 195 - In any building in which there shall be any hoistway or freight elevator or well-hole not inclosed in walls constructed of brick or other fire-proof material, and provided with fire-proof doors, the openings thereof through and upon each floor of said building, shall be provided with and protected by a substantial guard or gate, and with such good and sufficient trap-doors, with which to close the same, as may be directed and approved by the superintendent of buildings...
Page 168 - well shaken 99 to 117 " perfectly wet 120 to 140 Sandstones, fit for building ..... 151 Shales, red or black 162 Silver 655 Slate . . . ' 175 Snow, freshly fallen . . . . . 5 to 12 " moistened and compacted by rain . 15...
Page 201 - All that portion of the stage not comprised in the working of scenery, traps and other mechanical apparatus for the presentation of a scene, usually equal to the width of the proscenium opening, shall be built of iron or steel beams filled in between with fireproof material, and all girders for the support of said beams shall be of wrought iron or rolled steel.
Page 194 - ... pipe, made smooth on the inside, from the bottom of the flue, or from the throat of the fireplace, if the flue starts from the latter, and carried up continuously to the extreme height of the flue. The ends of all such lining pipes shall be made to fit close together, and the pipe shall be built in as the flue or flues are carried up. Each smoke pipe shall be inclosed on all sides with not less than four inches of brickwork properly bonded together.

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