Author: Subedi, N K
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Subedi, N K
The summary provided by the authors of various recommendations and 13 'rule of thumb' equations, supported by a most impracticable example, is of doubtful value to the designer. The proposed method for the solution of the problem is given in a complicated form.
Our thanks to Mr. A. H. Jenkins (F) who has enlightened us about Paxton's source of inspiration (May 75) : : The water lily was at Chatsworth, not Kew. George F. Chadwick in Works of Sir Joseph Paxton gives the reference as Royal Society of Arts, Transactions, Vol. LVII, 1850-51. The idea had been developed before in connection with the Chatsworth Lily House detailing.
A braced core may be defined as a particular form of bracing a steel skeleton in which the members, designed specifically for carrying the forces and moments due to lateral loads, are confined to within the core area of the building. A study is made in this paper of the behaviour of such a braced core subjected to torsional loads.