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angle bars angle iron arrangement beam bottom chord bracing buckling cantilever carry cent centre Charing Cross chord sections compression diagonals compression members connected continuous girders cross girders curve cylinder deck defective depth diagonal compression diameter end pillar Engineering equal example existing bridges existing structures eyebars fault feet span Footscray foundation Gippsland Railway girder seat horizontal increasing lattice girders length less load long column main girder Manchester Ship Canal massive material maximum mean fibre Melbourne metal midspan neutral axis ordinary panel points parapets plane point of support practice pressure primary stress radius of gyration Railway Bridge reduced redundancy represents resistance to bending rivet hole rivetted joint secondary stress sectional area shear shown in Fig side South Wales square foot square inch Street Bridge strength strut tension thin tons per square top chord triangulation unfavourable University testing machine usually Viaduct Victoria Victorian Railway Warren girder weak width writer Yarra
Page 29 - There are many more complicated forms of tension joint met with in girder work — to discuss which would occupy too much space here. Suffice it to say that the same general principles apply as in the simple cases.