An Essay on the Strength and Stress of Timber: Founded Upon Experiments Performed at the Royal Military Academy, on Specimens Selected from the Royal Arsenal, and His Majesty's Dock-yard, Woolwich : Preceded by an Historical Review of Former Theories and Experiments ; with Numerous Tables and Plates : Also an Appendix, on the Strength of Iron, and Other Materials

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J. Taylor, 1826 - 306 pages

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Page 157 - ... 1. When the beam is fixed at one end, and loaded at the other, IW cos A = a d3 S, or — — .^ - = S, a constant quantity.
Page 229 - Multiply the sectional area of the bottom flange in inches by the depth of the beam in inches, and divide the product by the distance between the supports also in inches ; and 514 times the quotient equal the absolute strength of the beam in cwts.
Page 318 - Woolwich ; preceded by an Historical Review of former Theories and Experiments. Also, an Appendix on the Strength of Iron and other Materials. By PETER BARLOW, of the Royal Military Academy.

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