Tables for computing the contents of earthwork in the cuttings and embankments of railways

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E. & F.N. Spon, 1871 - 59 pages
 

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Page 6 - I&ft., 21 ft., 24 ft., 27 ft., 33 ft., 36 ft. These tables show the contents in cube yards of the earthwork in a chain in length of cutting or embankment to every tenth of a foot in depth up to 76 feet, the surface of the ground lieing parallel to the line of rails longitudinally and level transversely, and the bases and slopes those given.
Page 6 - ... parallel to the line of rails longitudinally and level transversely, and the bases and slopes those given. When the surface of the ground slopes transversely to a uniform gradient, table 25 shows the additional depth to be added to each of the depths on the longitudinal section, on a base of 30 feet with the slopes and gradients given.
Page 7 - ... in the horizontal columns at the top and bottom of the page, then at the intersection of the vertical and horizontal columns will be found the tabular number.
Page 7 - When the surface of the ground slopes transversely to a uniform gradient, the use of Table 25 is as follows.

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