MILITARY ENGINEERING. (PART IIIA.) MILITARY BRIDGING - GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS. 1913.

By: General Staff, War Office.

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Book Condition: Good Reference Copy


112 pp, + plates+ ads, 8vo (8 1/2" H) - red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated in b&w with tables, formulae, drawings - 38 plates (some fold-out - all present) - diagrams, graphs, drawings. Contents: Reconnaissance - Fording; Crossing on ice; Boats, rafts or flying bridges; Bridging. Nature and Measurement of Gaps to be Bridged - Classification of bridges; Parts common to all bridges; Camber; Ruling dimensions. Loads on Military Bridges and Stresses Produced Thereby: General case of loads on a supported beam. Materials: Timber; Iron and steel; Cordage, wire rope and chain; Knots and splicing; Iron and steel wire rope; Chain; Joints and fastenings; Graphical determination of section modulus; Regulations for testing spars, ropes and cordage; Central test loads for spars; Ropes and cordage; Test loads for steel wire rope; Test loads for hemp cordage. Accessories required for bridging operations: Use of spars. Organization of working parties. Interior - previous owner's name on title page and contents page, one or two plates with tiny light foxing marks, slight "perfumey" odour, pages 53-57 and pages 76/77 have small coloured pencil check marks in margins, pages 53/54 are wrinkled and creased at top corner, plate IX has light browning and creases at top corner, book slightly cracked at plate XI, pages very light browned in margins, otherwise clean. Exterior - previous owner's name and date on fore-edge of textblock, book is cocked, large soft crease at rear bottom corner, moderate rubbing/edgewear, small bump on spine edge, discoloration and soiling on covers and spine, browning to edges of textblock.

Title: MILITARY ENGINEERING. (PART IIIA.) MILITARY BRIDGING - GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS. 1913.

Author Name: General Staff, War Office.

Categories: Military - First World War, Military - General, Science & Technology,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, War Office: 1915

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good Reference Copy

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 16396

Keywords: Engineering, Bridges, Bridging, Reconnaissance, Fording, Boats, Rafts, Flying, Measurement, Camber, Dimensions, Loads, Stress, Beams, Timber, Iron, Steel, Cordage, Wire, Chain, Knots, Splicing, Rope, Joints, Fastenings, Section modulus, Spars, Hemp,