## An Encyclopaedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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Page 420

To render the researches made , available and useful , the table which follows

has been calculated so as to exhibit the greatest strength of beams from

• 198 in . square , up to 19 : 188 in . by 26.65 in . The first column contains the ...

To render the researches made , available and useful , the table which follows

has been calculated so as to exhibit the greatest strength of beams from

**pieces**3• 198 in . square , up to 19 : 188 in . by 26.65 in . The first column contains the ...

Page 428

If the beam be of chesnut , whose primitive strength is 957 , the proportion

becomes 1000 : 957 :: 10378 : 9931 = the greatest strength of such a

931 the greatest weight with which it should be loaded . Method of Application for

the ...

If the beam be of chesnut , whose primitive strength is 957 , the proportion

becomes 1000 : 957 :: 10378 : 9931 = the greatest strength of such a

**piece**, and931 the greatest weight with which it should be loaded . Method of Application for

the ...

Page 617

The principal rafters , 12 inches by 10 inches ; common rafters , 6 inches by 34

inches ; collar - beam , 14 inches by 81 inches ; ridge

; purline , 8 inches by 6 inches ; wall

The principal rafters , 12 inches by 10 inches ; common rafters , 6 inches by 34

inches ; collar - beam , 14 inches by 81 inches ; ridge

**piece**, 8 inches by 8 inches; purline , 8 inches by 6 inches ; wall

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