## A Treatise on the Strength of Bridges and Roofs: With Practical Applications and Examples for the Use of Engineers and Students |

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abutment added affected amount angles apply becomes belongs borne braces BRIDGES centre centre of gravity changed Cloth compression consequently considered constant-load containing counterbraces depth determined direction distance divided double truss end panel Engineer equal equation example feet figure following table form the following full load given gives greater greatest Hence horizontal chord horizontal component horizontal strain Illustrated inclined braces latter length less lower chord maximum measured ment moving load multiplied number of panels obtain opposite panel end panel load panel points passing points of Simple practical proportion reaction represent right abutment segment shown side Simple Truss sion Strains in Tons struts Substituting the values tension tion uniform unloaded abutment upper chord Values vertical component vertical strain weight whence

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