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Girder-Making and the Practice of Bridge Building in Wrought Iron; Illustrated by Examples of Bridges, Pier, and Girder-Work, &C. Constructed at the S (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Girder-Making and the Practice of Bridge Building in Wrought Iron; Illustrated by Examples of Bridges, Pier, and Girder-Work,...

Girder-Making and the Practice of Bridge Building in Wrought Iron; Illustrated by Examples of Bridges, Pier, and Girder-Work, &C. Constructed at the S (Paperback)

Edward Moss Hutchinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...wrought iron twelve feet in diameter, filled with concrete. It is twenty-seven feet in height from ground level to underside of main girders. The two side piers are formed of two cylinders, also of wrought iron, five feet in diameter each, braced together at fourteen feet centres. The main girders, of which there are five in the swing-spans, are constructed to a great extent of channel iron. They are six feet four inches in depth, and two feet six inches apart, centre to centre. The footways are carried by cantilever-brackets of forged tee iron. The swing girders ride upon rollers connected by a live ring in turn-table fashion, and are moved by means of hand gearing only. A general view of the Murrumbigee Bridge is given in Plate 15. The work was carried out under the inspection of Mr. John Fowler, C.E., to a design prepared in the colony. The erection did not form part of the contract. Owing to the quantity of smithed work in the main and cross bracing, &c. the girders of this bridge are of a somewhat expensive class. With plates at 8 15s. per ton, they cost free on board in the Thames 15 14s. per ton. MONTESA BRIDGE. ALMANZA, VALENCIA, AND TARRAGONA RAILWAY, SPAIN. A view of this bridge is given at Plate 16. It consists of two spans, supported by a middle pier, composed of cast iron columns with wrought iron bracing. The railway is carried on the top of the girders by a platform of cross-girders of H section. The girders are of the lattice description, the diagonals being all flat bars of varied thickness, and the vertical stiffeners of tee section. Strictly speaking, no plates are used in the structure, and in other respects the design is very favourable to economy in construction. The whole of the ironwork, including the pier, was prepared and...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Edward Moss Hutchinson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-65488-2
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Technology: general issues
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LSN: 1-130-65488-5
Barcode: 9781130654882

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