A Treatise on Engineering Construction, embracing Discussions of the Principles Involved, and Descriptions of the Material Employed, in Tunnelling, Bridging, Canal and Road Building, etc.
FOUNDATIONS ...(1) Natural Soil ...(2) Under Water ...(3) Footings ...(4) Planking ...(5) Sand, Its Value as an Artificial Foundation ...(6) Concrete ...(7) Beton ...(8) Caissons ...(9) Coffer-Dams ...(10) Pile Driving.
MASONRY ...(1) Composition and Resolution of Pressures ...(2) Moments of Pressure ...(3) Parallel Pressures ...(4) The Limiting Angle of Resistance ...(5) Equilibrium of Arches ...(6) The Line of Resistance ...(7) The Line of Pressure ...(8) The Stability of a Structure ...(9) Rupture in Arches ...(10) Depth of Keystone in Arches ...(11) Principles of Strength in Arches ...(12) Conditions of Equilibrium in Structures ...(13) Principles of the Balance of Forces ...(14) Equlibrium of Abutments and Walls ...(15) Buttresses and Retaining Walls ...(16) Stability of Retaining Walls ...(17) Stability of Battering-Faced Retaining Walls ...(18) General Principles of Masonry ...(19) Ashlar Masonry ...(20) Block-in-Course Masonry ...(21) Rubble Masonry ...(22) Construction of Retaining Walls ...(23) Land Ties for Retaining Walls.
TUNNELS ...(1) Construction of Shafts ...(2) To Construct an Egg-Shaped Tunnel ...(3) Quarrying and Blasting ...(4) Structural Character of Stones ...(5) Strength of Stones ...(6) Analysis of Limestones and Cement Stones ...(7) Beton ...(8) Hydraulic Cements and Mortars ...(9) Method of Ascertaining Hydraulic Value of Stones ...(10) Methods of Slaking Lime ...(11) Preservation of Lime ...(12) Making Mortar ...(13) Pointing Mortar ...(14) Concrete ...(15) Appearance of Good Timber.
ENGINEERING GEODESY ...(1) Finding the Meridian ...(2) To Find the Latitude of a Place ...(3) Astronomical Refraction ...(4) Reduction of Angles to the Centre of the Station ...(5) Leveling by Barometer and Thermometer ...(6) Rules for Finding Areas of Parabolic Figures ...(7) Problems in Railway Curves ...(8) To Construct Curved Wing-Walls ...(9) Areas of Circular Sections, Segments, and Spandrels ...(10) Measurements of the Lengths of Curves ...(11) Chaining on a Declivity ...(12) Rules for Construction of Masonry ...(13) Factors of Safety ...(14) Reduction of Soundings ...(15) Days Work of a Man for Varous Operations ...(16) Table of Friction of Plane Surfaces ...(17) Appendix. |