Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911

Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911

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Southern Railway Co General Specifications for Steel Structures 1911
 
Southern Railway Company office of Chief Engineer M.W.&S                                            
General Specifications for Steel Structures
Soft Cover
47 pages
Copyright 1911?

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CONTENTS
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR STEEL STRUCTURES.
Proposals  5
RAILWAY BRIDGES.  PART FIRST-DESIGN.
I. General  7
II. Loads  9
III. Unit Stresses and Proportion of Parts 10
IV. Details of Design 12                                                                                                                                     
General Requirements  12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Floor System  16                                                                                                                     
Bracing  17                                                                                                                                   
Plate Girders  18                                                                                                                   
Trusses  19
PART SECOND-MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP.
V. Materials  20
VI. Inspection and Testing at the Mills 24
VII. Workmanship  24
VIII. Shop Painting  28
IX. Inspection and Testing at the Shops 29
X. Full-sized Tests  29                                                                                                                             
XI. Erection and Field Painting 29
HIGHWAY BRIDGES AND BUILDINGS.                                                                                                                
XII. Highway Bridges  33                                                                                                                    
XIII. Roofs and Buildings

INDEX
Abutting Joints-finish of56, 155
Accessibility for inspection 87
Accidents 205
Adjustable counters 40
Alternate stresses 26
Anchorage for towers 70
Anchors 66, 202
Angles-bending tests119
Annealing eye-bars158
in general163
"steel castings164
test specimens113
Arbitration Bar, for testing cast-iron129
Assembling 144
Ballast-weight of 11
Ballasted Floors-skew ends 9
Bearings-fixed  66
"movable  65
incline  71
Bearing units allowed 23
Bed Plates166
Bending-angles 119
nickled specimens 120
on pins 21
tests 106, 115
"thick material115
Bending units allowed 21
Beveled sole plates 71
Bolsters  68
Bolts-bearing on  23
floor  10
in place of rivets153'
"heads and nuts, turned, etc 61
shearing on 22
Boring-built members159
eye-bars 158
Bracing-minimum size85
double systems 79
rigid  77
transverse  82
Burrs-removal of142
Calking rivets152
Camber in girders 88
Camber in trusses 99
Cars-maximum dimensions 2
Cast-iron-requirements 129
Centrifugal force 17
Chambered nuts 59
Chemical analyses109
requirements 106
Classes of structures 4
Clear height and width2, 210
Clearing of site184
Combined stresses-axial and bending 28
on flange rivets 35
Compression flange of girders 34
formula  20
members-joints in 56
minimum thickness of parts 49
open sides of 51
rivets at ends of 47
Connection angles for stringers and floor beams74, 149
Connections for lateral bracing 85
strength of 41
under alternate stresses 26
Corrosion-allowance for222
Counters  40
alternate stresses in 26
stresses  27
Coupon specimens for castings110
Cover plates, thickness of, on chords 49
whole length of top flange 89
Cross-frames for stringers75, 91
Curves-bridges on 17
side clearance on 2
Dead load11, 212, 224
Defective material123
rivets 152
shop work180
Deflection of shallow girders and trusses 36
Demurrage 187
Derrick Cars192
Diameter of rivets 43
"holes for net section 30
Die-size of139
Double lattice 54
Drain holes 38
Drawings3 190
Drifting unfair holes140
Drilling from solid139
Driving nuts167
Dynamic increment 13
Edge distance for rivets 45
Edge planing143
Elastic limit in full-sized tests183
Electric cars 214
Elongation 106
in 10 ft. eye-bar tests183
"modification of116
End bracing, deck spans 83
" spacers for stringers 75
" pins 103
Engine diagram12
Erection-accidents 205
anchor bolts202
demurrage 187
field rivets201
fitting up196, 197
flagmen 189
handling material188
Erection- laws and permits206
maintaining traffic191
methods of190
painting 204
removing old structure195
responsibility 205
plans 190
storage of material188
switching service185, 186, 192
work included in184
work train185, 186
Excess rivets in indirect splices 62
"in fillers 63
Expansion-provision for 64
bearings  65
plates 163
plates 166
rollers 23, 67
Eye-bars-accuracy in length157
annealing, boring, etc158
arrangement on pins101
"material, cold bends118
Eye-bars-tests, full size157, 182
Faced joints in compression members   56, 155
Facing floor girders149
False work193, 194
Fiber stresses, axial and bending 28
on pins 21
Field connections-reaming156
"driven rivets   201
"rivets, excess to be shipped168
painting 204
Fillers  63
"fit of 147
Filling rings  60
Finish at bridge shop135, 136
"at rolling mill121
"of built member154
Finish of pins and rollers161
Fitting stiffeners to flange angles146
Fixed bearings 66
Flagmen 189
Flange plates-whole length of girder 89
"rivets  35
Flanges of built sections-thickness 50
lattice for  53
Floor beams-square to trusses 73
"girders-reamed holes for156
Floor joist 219
"  plank 219
Floods 205
Forked ends 58
Fracture-character of 106
Full-sized tests 182, 183
Girders, deck-squared at ends 9
distance center to center 8
Guard timbers  10
Hinged bolsters  68
Hip verticals 100
Impact formula  13
Inclined bearings 71
Indirect splices  62
Inertia-moment of, plate girders 33
Inspection at mills132, 133, 134
at shops 179, 180, 181
Intersection of main members  39
Invoice of shipments 181
Jaws of forked ends  58
Joints in members  56
Knee braces on through girders 92
Lateral braces to clear ties 86
Lateral combined with other stresses 29
loads 14, 215
Lattice-finish of 145
inclination of  54
minimum thickness and width 52
Lattice - spacing  55
Length of tie-plates  51
Load--dead 11, 212
"moving 12, 214
Load-wind 224
Load-distribution of 216
Longitudinal force  16
Long rivets  46
Machine driven rivets 151
Machine surfaces-coating for  176
Masonry 194
Masonry-bearing on  23
Materials 1, 105
Milling connection angles 149
Mill orders 132
Minimum clearance  2
thickness of material42, 221, 225
Moment of inertia of girders 33
Movable bearings 65 67
Moving load 12, 214
Net section at pin holes  32
" at rivet holes  30
Neutral axis at center of section  39
Nickel-bending 120
Nominal diameter of rivet to be used 31
Nuts chambered  59
"for bolts  61
Offsetting stiffeners prohibited  90
Old structures 195
Open sections  37
Ordinances 206
Outstanding flanges-thickness of  50,
Overweight-payment for 171
Packing rings  60
Painting at shop 172, 176
"contract surfaces 144, 173
"in field 204
"inaccessible parts 174
Payment for overweight 171
Physical requirements 106
Pilot nuts 167
Pin holes-accuracy of 159
"finish 158
net section through  32
Pin plates 57, 58
" rings  60
Pins-bearing on  23
extreme fiber stress  21
finish of 161
length of  59
"shearing on  22
specimen for test. Fig. 2112
Pitch of lattice connections  55
"rivets 44, 47
Planning sheared edges 143
Plans-approved 3, 135, 190
Plate girders-camber  88
compression flange  34
proportioning 33, 96
web shear on  22
Plates and shapes-specimens for test. Fig. 1110
Pneumatic hammers 151
Pockets-retaining water  38
Pony trusses 102
Portal bracing  78
Punching-accuracy of 140
Punch-size of 139
Rails and fastenings-weight of11, 212
Range in ultimate strength allowed108
Reaming field connection156