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Structural Mechanics; Comprising the Strength and Resistance of Materials and Elements of Structural Design, with Examples and Problems


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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... f=lPHhh-y0)b. If the case is that of a wall, and P is the resultant force per unit of length, 6 = 1. As yo increases, / increases, until finally the stone crushes at the edge of the joint, or shears on an oblique plane as described in 23. Sometimes the pressure is not well distributed, from poor bedding of ...