## Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roads |

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### Other editions - View all

Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roads De Volson Wood No preview available - 2013 |

Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roads De Volson Wood No preview available - 2016 |

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amount angle applied assumed beam becomes braces bridge called carry centre component compression considered counter-braces depth determined diagonals difference direction directly equal equal weights equation evident exceed expression extends feet figure foot forces formula given gives half hence horizontal inches inclined iron joints length less live load lower chord material maximum middle moments n-th bay number of bays observe one-half origin p₁ pair panel parallel pass pieces placed posts pounds practical preceding pressure produce rafters represent resist roof secured shearing stress shown in Fig shows side solution span square strain structure subjected supported Suppose sustain Take tang tension term tie-braces tons truss uniform load upper chord V₁ vertical volume w₁ weight whole wind zero

### Popular passages

Page 243 - If three forces acting at a point are in equilibrium they can be represented in magnitude and direction by the three sides of a triangle taken in order.

Page 243 - If three forces, acting at a point, be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a triangle taken in order, they will be in equilibrium.