A PROBLEM RELATING TO RAILWAY BRIDGE PIERS OF MASONRY OR BRICKWORK.
- Author: F K ESLING
- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 165, Issue 1906, 01 January 1906 , pages 219 –230
Selected Papers.! PIERS. ESLISG ON RAILWAY-BRIDGE 219 SECT. 11.-OTHER SELECTED (Paper No. 3592.) PAPERS. Problem Relatingto Railway-bridge Piers of Masonry or Brickwork." By FREDERICK KARL ESLINQ. INthe design of railway-bridge piers of masonry or brickwork, a puzzling problem is met with when the horizontal forces (due to application of the brake, till sliding takes place, to a train exposed to wind-pressure), acting at an angle to each other, cause the centre of pressure of the combined vertical and horizontal forces t o fall beyond a certain distsnce from the centre of gravity of the horizontal section of the pier...