Author: Pugsley, Sir Alfred
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Pugsley, Sir Alfred
MOST electric overhead travelling cranes include two lattice-type box girders as the bridge for the ‘crab’ which hoists the load. The structural action of these girders is the subject of this extensive experimental and theoretical study. E. Lightfoot and N. Jackson
Brief historical notes lead up to 19th century examples followed by the developments to present date, characteristics of design and estimated costs of reinforced concrete towers with numerous examples designed to meet widely varying conditions and some rarer problems relating to existing towers. Reference is also made to alternative materials of construction. J. 0. C. Ritchie
The PRESIDENT, introducing the lecturers, said the meeting was to have the unusual privilege of hearing three lectures on the general subject of Structural Aspects of Road Design.