Sentence Examples

  • The length of the chord of the arc across the valley is about 250 ft.
  • The district is crossed by the main line and also by the chord line of the Great Indian Peninsula railway.
  • A chord line passes by the coalfield of Raniganj, which enables this great railway to be worked more economically than any other in India.
  • It is usual in both girders and beams to provide not only for the safe support of the greatest possible distributed load, but for the greatest weight, such as that of a safe or other heavy piece of furniture which may be moved over the floor at its weakest points, the centres of the girders and beams. It must always be borne in mind that the formulae for the ultimate strength of the " I " beams only hold good when the upper chord or flange is supported laterally.

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