By Walter Scott
Sir Walter Scott, (1771 – 1832) used to be a Scottish old novelist, playwright, and poet. Scott used to be the 1st English-language writer to have a very overseas occupation in his lifetime, with many modern readers in Europe, Australia, and North the United States. His novels and poetry are nonetheless learn, and plenty of of his works stay classics of either English-language literature and of Scottish literature. recognized titles comprise Ivanhoe, The Antiquary and man Mannering, or The Astrologer.
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The strain produced by torsion or twisting is essentially FIG. -Torsion of a shaft, shear transverse and parallel to the fibres, combined with longitudinal tension and transverse compression. Within the elastic limit the strains increase directly as the distance from the axis of the specimen. The outer elements are subjected to tensile stresses, and as they become twisted tend to compress those near the axis. The elongated elements also contract laterally. Cross sections which were originally plane become warped.
This means that only from one-sixth to one-tenth of the computed strength values is considered safe to use. If the depth of timbers exceeds four times their thickness there is a great tendency for the material to twist when loaded. It is to overcome this t,cndency that floor joists are braced at frequent intervals. Short deep pieces shear out or split before their strength in bending can fully come into play. Application oj Loads There are three* general methods in which loads may be applied to beams, namely: (1) Static loading or the gradual imposition of load so that the moving parts acquire no appreciable momentum.