Author: Holmes, M
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The necessity for ever increasing elevation of buildings arises from a number of causes, and while these reasons do not form any part of the design and construction problems involved, they are, in the author’s view, worth stating. Lt.-Colonel G. W. Kirkland
THE PRESIDENT proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Mason, first for having taken the trouble to write his paper in time for it to be published in THE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER so that members could read it before coming to the meeting, and secondly, for his clear exposition of certain of its salient points.
A general elastic moment distribution method is presented, capable of application to all types of rigid space frames. The method employs matrices of stiffness and 'carry-over' terms, and the procedure is equivalent to the well known Hardy Cross process of analysis. The method is illustrated by typical problems. B. Rawlings