Author: Morgan, R Travers
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Morgan, R Travers
IT is necessary to appreciate that there is no Law dealing exclusively with Building
Contracts and reference to the Law of Contracts covers everyday transactions of every
description, the buying and selling of goods and other dealings of that kind. If it is suggested in the following remarks that, an Engineer should follow certain procedure or take a certain course of action in dealing with various matters, let it be perfectly understood that the advice is given subject to the particular contract conditions containing nothing to the contrary.
The elastic equations of the hingeless arch are usually solved approximately by dividing the arch rib into a number of sections. In the case of the arch whose axis is a parabola and in which the depth varies parabolically from crown to springing, an exact solution is possible, even if ribshortening is taken into account.