Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 24
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Excerpt from Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 24: January to June, 1891<br><br>The sections are not designed for precisely the same area of section for each nominal weight, but as this discrepancy is readily corrected, it is neglected in this summary.<br><br>Each set of sections is accompanied by a table of dimensions from which this abstract has been prepared, which it is not deemed necessary to reproduce. The explanatory communications sent in by members with their sections are subjoined hereto.<br><br>At an informal meeting of the Committee held after the annual meeting it was recommended that the Secretary prepare a set of sections averaging as nearly as might be the individual sections, neglecting any wide deviations which appear in one set of sections only. The Secre tary's engagements have not permitted him to do this, but a set having the following dimensions would come very near to such an average section.<br><br>Head, 12 inches; top radius, inch; corner radius, inch; lower corner radius, vertical sides; percentage of metal, per cent. (neglect ing both the goodwin-rea and Rodd sections as erratic); width vary ing by 4 inch for each 10 lbs., and as follows.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.