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Page 478 - BAKER. — 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. By B. BAKER. I2mo. $1.50...
Page 476 - House, pointing out the essential requirements for a good house as to the Site, Soil, Trees, Aspect, Construction, and General Arrangement ; with instructions for Reducing Echoes, Waterproofing Damp Walls, Curing Damp Cellars. Sanitation- — What should constitute a good Sanitary Arrangement ; Examples (with illustrations) of Well- and Ill-drained Houses ; How to Test Drains ; Ventilating Pipes, etc.
Page 479 - 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 Our Factories, Workshops, and Warehouses: their Sanitary and Fire-Resisting Arrangements.