Sentence Examples


  • The horizontal stresses in the flanges are greatest at the centre of a span.
  • On this account it is usual to neglect the tensile strength of concrete in designing structures, and to arrange the material in such a way that tensile stresses are avoided.
  • It is never exhibited except by rocks which have been sub jected to the tangential stresses set up in the earth's crust by folding.
  • For all these reasons the stresses due to the live load are greater than those due to the same load resting quietly on the bridge.
  • The weight of main girders increases with the span, and there is for any type of bridge a limiting span beyond which the dead load stresses exceed the assigned limit of working stress.
 

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