By C. R. Metcalfe, L. Chalk

ISBN-10: 0198545592

ISBN-13: 9780198545590

This revised version of quantity II of the Anatomy of the Dicotyledons completes the overall creation to plant anatomy supplied by way of this validated botanical reference paintings. as well as a complete dialogue of wooden constitution and different themes (see desk of contents), quantity II encompasses a revised model of Takhtajan's taxonomic process for the Dicotyledons, to be able to be used because the foundation for kinfolk descriptions in destiny volumes.

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The gauges were wired up to a data logger that recorded the strain gauge values for each loading condition and this information was then reduced by a computer program to yield principal stresses from strain rosettes and bending and axial stresses from gauge pairs. 4 Nature of investigation The nature of the investigation was twofold. First, to determine: (I) The stress distribution in the elastic range of selected points in the core and cantilever lobes due to: (a) symmetrical loading of core; (b) asymmetrical loading due to combinations of loads acting on the cantilevers (A), (B) and (C); (c) combinations of (a) and (b) above to give maximum total design loads; (d) the effect of wind loading.

The following suggestions by Pahl & Soosaar can be useful:5 1. g. the shell thickness or the beam width. 2. The size of the largest model aggregate particle should be less than or equal to nor larger than 80% of the clear distance between the bars. of the cylinder diameter, Fig. 6. 4 Stress-strain relationships in compression The stress-strain response of prototype and model concretes is extremely important in correlating material similitude between the prototype structure and its model, especially, when the response and the mode of failure are controlled by the concrete properties.

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