The economical construction of beam trusses

G.S. Morison
1869 Journal of the Franklin Institute  
84 Civil and Mechanical .Engineering. horse engine exhausts into a cylindrical wrought iron chamber about two and a half feet in diameter~ and thirty feet high. It is of boiler plate, about five-sixteenths of an inch thick. A stream of water delivered upon the top flows down over the whole exterior surface. This chamber maint~ins nearly a perfect vacuum. S. W. Ro~t-'cso-',-.
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