The Architect's and Builder's Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects, Structural Engineers, Builders, and Draughtsmen

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J. Wiley, 1908 - Architecture - 1661 pages
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Page 132 - Motion is the relation between two points, when the straight line joining them changes in length or direction, or in both. A body moves relatively to a point, when any point in the body moves relatively to the point first mentioned.
Page 1262 - All buildings shall be kept provided with proper metallic leaders for conducting water from the roofs in such manner as shall protect the walls and foundations of said buildings from injury. In no case shall the water from the...
Page 334 - Up to 75 inches wide, 2\ per cent above or 2\ per cent below the theoretical weight. 75 inches wide up to 100 inches wide, 5 per cent above or 3 per cent below the theoretical weight. When 100 inches wide and over, 10 per cent above or 3 per cent below the theoretical weight.
Page 1265 - Earthenware traps shall have heavy brass floor plates soldered to the lead bends and bolted to the trap flange, and the joint made gas tight with red or white lead. Rubber washers for floor connections shall not be used.
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Page 233 - If any number of forces acting at a point be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a polygon, taken in order, then the forces will be in equilibrium.
Page 6 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 745 - The test shall not be regarded as successful unless the following conditions are met: No fire or smoke shall pass through the floor during the fire test; the floor must safely sustain the loads prescribed ; the permanent deflection, must not exceed one-eighth inch for each foot of span in either slab or beam.
Page 744 - The distance between floor beams, or span of slab, may be varied according to the design of the system to be tested, and should be as near as possible to usual practice. The underside of the construction under test must be not less than 9 feet 6 inches nor more than 10 feet above the grate level.
Page 233 - The moment of a force about any point is the product of the magnitude of the force and the perpendicular distance from the point to the line of action of the force.

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