An account which skilfully blends the personalities and great works of Britain's railway construction boom.Mohr (1887) supplemented Williot a#39;s method by providing a graphical device for referring displacements to a fi\cd datum rather ... Thus, with regard to vertical deflexions of frameworks supported simply at two opposite ends, the Williot diagram used a point ... showed (Chapter 6) that for a specified loading and parallel chords, the truss consisting of equilateral triangles (Warren girder) is potentially the best.
|Title||:||A History of the Theory of Structures in the Nineteenth Century|
|Author||:||T. M. Charlton|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2002-07-04|