"The Span length will be 240' center to center of end pins. Truss to be square ended, Track straight. Live load to consist of two engines, concentrating 289 tons over a length of 104' followed by a uniform train of 2.1 tons per linear foot"--Page 1.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
B.S. in Civil Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
18 pages, 4 plates
© 1897 L. C. Torrence, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Railroad bridges -- Design and construction
Bridges -- Live loads
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Torrence, L. C., "Design of a 240' through span railroad bridge: Including analysis of stresses due to concentrated wheel loads, design of individual members, and drawings showing stresses, and details" (1897). Bachelors Theses. 366.