A Manual of Civil Engineering

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Charles Griffin, 1867 - 784 من الصفحات
 

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CoiitoiWBasHillshading
97
Art Page
99
Nickingout
110
CONTENTS
112
Of Marine Surveying for Engineering Purposes
117
TracingPricking Through
125
OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
131
Of Distributed Forcesami
166
Balance and Stability
173
Resistance of a Frame at a Sec
185
Chain under Uniform Vertical
191
Centre of Gravity of a Flexible
199
Distorted Elliptic Rib
205
Transformed Hydrostatic
213
Stability of Blocks
219
Of the Strength of Mate
221
Spherical Shells
228
Art Page
241
Resistance of Beams to Cross
249
Art Pge
250
163
277
Beams Imperfectly Fixed
287
Beam Fixed at both Ends
296
Of Earthwork
315
Mensuration of Earth
324
Calculation of Volumes
331
Of Masonrt
372
Theory of Resistance of Earth
379
Construction ofStone Masonrycontinued
382
Art Paee 241 Masonry Classed 883
384
BlockinCourse Masonry 886
386
Common Rabble Masonry 887
387
String Courses and Copes
388
Pointing
389
Mechanism for moving large Stones
390
Instruments used in Building
391
Mensuration of Masonry
392
ConstructionofBrickwork 254 General Principles
393
Bond in Brickwork 894
394
Hoop Iron Bond 895
395
Mensuration of Brickwork
396
Stability of Blocks of Masonry and Brickwork in General
397
Stability of a Verticalfaced Buttress with Horizontal Beds
399
Stability of Retaining or Revete ment Walls in General
401
266
404
Stability of Upright Rectangular Retaining Walls 401 401 Stability of Batteringfaced Re taining Walls
405
Stability of Battering Walls of Uniform Thickness
406
Counterforts
407
Surcharged Retaining Wall
408
Art Paee 271 Construction of Retaining Walls
409
LandTies for Retaining Walls
410
Use of the Hydrostatic Arch
419
Semielliptic Arches
420
Stability of any Proposed Arch
421
Circular Arch not less than a Quadrant
422
Stability of Unloaded Part of ArchRing
424
28S CircularArch less than Quadrant
425
AbutmentsRadiating Courses
427
Vertical Abutments
428
Ribbed Arches Abutments and Piers
429
Ribbed Skew Arches
432
A Underground Arches Tunnels Culverts
433
Table for Calculating Coordi nates of Catenarian Curves
435
a Listof Authorities on Masonry
436
Of Timber 299 Structure of Timber
437
TimberTrees Classed Pine wood Leafwood
440
Appearance of Good Timber
441
Examples of PinewoodPine Fir Larch Cowrie Cedar c
442
Examples of LeafwoodOak Beech Alder Plane Sycamore
443
Leafwood continuedChesnut Ash Elm
445
Leafwood continued Maho gany Teak Greenheart Mora c 445 306 Leafwood continued Iron bark BlueGum Jarrah c
446
Ago and Season for Felling TimberSquaring
447
Durability and Decay of Timber
449
Art Pace
450
Lengthening Struts
456
Iron Straps
462
Of Metallic Structures
494
CastingsforWorksof Engineering502
502
Strength of Wrought Iron
509
Rivets 615
515
378
521
Effect of Wind on Tubular
537
Of Various Metals
584
Drifts Mines or Headings 694
595
Of Timber Iron and Sub
601
OF COMBINED STRUCTURES
619
Breadth and Crosssection
625
Plank Roads
631
Of the Collection Conveyance and Distribution of Water
672
Contraction of Stream from Ori
679
Discharge and Dimensions
686
Of the Measurement
692
Ordinary Flow and Floods
698
Appendages of Store Reservoirs
704
Of Systems of Drainage
724
Irrigation
730
Wells
736
Of Works of Inland Navigation
742
Of Waves and Tide
753
APPENDIX
767
Index
777
Addendum to Article 57 levelling by Barometer
783

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