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" ... of about four tons weight appended to each ; these weights would hold the chains sufficiently extended to enable them to resist the lateral action of the strongest winds without their being so rigid as to endanger any part of the structure. By this... "
Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Page 78
by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1848
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 4

Architecture - 1841
...balance of about four tons weight appended to each ; these weights would hold the chains •ufficiently extended to enable them to resist the lateral action...troughshaped triangular bracing, which would render it quite stiff. He was an advocate for bringing the main chains down to the platform, as at the Hammersmith...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 34

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1841
...platform, touching respectively the opposite sides of the centre of the bridge, and thence exteuding to similar points on the other pyramid : there they...Bridge would have beneath it a complete system of trough- shaped triangular bracing, which would render it quite stifE He was an advocate for bringing...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 34

Industrial arts - 1841
...sufficiently extended to enahle them to resist the lateral action of the strongest winds without their heing so rigid as to endanger any part of the structure. By this contrivance the platform would he kept firm, which was the chief point to he attained. In all suspension hridges the roadways had...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1842
...pyramid : there they were attached to two levers, the ends of which were connected with a counter-balance of about four tons weight appended to each ; these...trough-shaped triangular bracing, which would render it quite stiff. He was an advocate for bringing the main chains down to the platform, as at the Hammersmith...
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 19

William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington - 1842
...pyramid : there they were attached to two levers, the ends of which were connected with a counter-balance of about four tons weight appended to each ; these...trough-shaped triangular bracing, which would render it quite stiff. He was an advocate for bringing the main chains down to the platform, as at the Hammersmith...
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JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF THE PENNSLBANIA

THOMAS P JONES M.D AND JAMES J. MAPES A.M - 1842
...two levers, the ends of which were connected with a counterbalance of about four tons weight applied to each; these weights would hold the chains sufficiently...bridges the roadways had been made too flexible, and 'he'slightest force was sufficient to cause vibration and undulation. The platform of the Clifton Bridge...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Meteorology - 1842
...two levers, the ends of which were connected with a counterbalance of about four tons weight applied to each; these weights would hold the chains sufficiently...bridges the roadways had been made too flexible, and the'slightest force was sufficient to cause vibration and undulation. The platform of the Clifton Bridge...
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 34

1841
...under his direction. The span would be seven hundred feet, and the height above the water about 200 feet He intended to apply the system of brace chains...trough-shaped triangular bracing, which would render it quite stiff. He was an advocate for bringing the main chains down to the platform, as at the Hammersmith...
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