## The Experimental Study of Structures |

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### Contents

Chapter | 1 |

The Functions of Experiment Exploratory Experiments | 8 |

Chapter 2 | 19 |

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actual analytically angle Angle of Friction angle of repose angular apparatus shown applied ARCH Instructions arch rib assumed Beggs bow girder calculated values celluloid models centre Chapter clamped Clerk Maxwell's theorem compression members curved deflexion deformeter described diagram diameter direct distribution drawing office duralumin elastic encastre equations Experiment Sheet experimental values extrados flexible flexural rigidity forces frame free end Fretsaw ft.-tons given in Experiment Hardy Cross Hooke's Law horizontal displacement horizontal thrust illustrate Imperial College influence line joint large displacements line of thrust linear arch loaded point mathematical mathematical analysis measured ments model shown model-structures laboratory obtained parabolic arch photograph in Fig pin-jointed pins plugs pointer portal portal frame problem purpose released sand scale shear shown in Fig simple span spring statically determinate stresses strut supports top beam truss unit load vertical displacement vertical load voussoir arch wedges weight zero