Architectural Iron Work: A Practical Work for Iron Workers, Architects, and Engineers, and All Whose Trade, Profession, Or Business Connects Them with Architectural Iron Work, Showing the Organization and Mechanical and Financial Management of a Foundry and Shops for the Manufacture of Iron Work for Buildings, with Specifications of Iron Work, Useful Tables, and Valuable Suggestions for the Successful Conduct of the Business

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John Wiley & Sons, 1876 - Architectural ironwork - 220 pages
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Page 161 - 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 165 - Notice: Any person placing any incumbrance on this balcony is liable to a penalty of ten dollars and imprisonment for ten days." All buildings requiring fire-escapes shall have stationary iron ladders leading to the scuttle opening in the roof thereof, and all scuttles and ladders shall be kept so as to be ready for use at all times. If a bulkhead is used in place of a scuttle it shall have stairs with sufficient guard or hand-rail leading to the roof.
Page 173 - Building agreeably to the Drawings and Specifications made by and signed by the said parties and hereunto annexed, within the time aforesaid, in a good, workmanlike and substantial manner, to the satisfaction, and under the direction of the said to be testified by a writing or certificate...
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Page 174 - Should the Owner, at any time during the progress of the said Building request any alteration, deviation, additions or omissions from the said contract, he shall be at liberty to do so, and the same shall in no way affect or make void the contract, but will be added to or deducted from the amount of the contract, as the case may be, by a fair and reasonable valuation.

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