Road Making and Maintenance: A Practical Treatise for Engineers, Surveyors, and Others

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C. Griffin, Limited, 1900 - Pavements - 440 pages

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Page 40 - CONTENTS. — Resolution and Composition of Forces — Work done by Machines and Living Agents— The Mechanical Powers : The Lever ; Derricks as Bent Levers — The Wheel and Axle : Windlass ; Ship's Capstan ; Crab Winch— Tackles : the "Old Man"— The Inclined Plane; the Screw— The Centre of Gravity of a Ship and Cargo — Relative Strength of Rope : Steel Wire, Manilla, Hemp, Coir — Derricks and Shears — Calculation of the Cross-breaking Strain of Fir Spar — Centre of Effort of Sails...
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