A Treatise on the Strength of Materials

Lockwood, 1867 - 396 pages
This comprehensive work from the 19th century covers the strength of materials with regard to construction of buildings, bridges and railways, etc. and includes an appendix on the power of locomotive engines and the effect of inclined planes and gradients.

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