## Calculations in Hydraulic Engineering: A Practical Text-book for the Use of Students, Draughtsmen, and Engineers, with Numerous Illustrations and Examples, Volume 1 |

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annular axial fluid stress axial stress axis bending stresses bolts buckling tendency buoyant pressure caisson calculated centre of action centre of buoyancy centre of gravity centre-line column compressive stress course cross-section curvature cylinder deflection denotes depth direction displacing force distance elastic engineering equal equilibrium expansion joint external load feet fibre flange floating fluid arch fluid pressure foot lineal formula girder hoop-tension hydraulic pressure hydrostatic head hydrostatic pressure intensity internal diameter length lifting force longitudinal stress magnitude mean head measured metacentre metacentric height metal multiplied ordinates parabolic plane polygon pontoon proportional quantity radius represent resistance right angles side sketched in Fig socket span square inch stability straight pipe stress Q tensile strength tensile stress tension tons transverse triangle tube tubular arch uniform uniformly distributed upright position vertical component vertical force vessel water-level water-line wedge weight

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