The room was chilly, the marble flooring freezing.
She pulled onto the crowded street and drove with barely contained patience through the residential areas before flooring the car when she reached the highway.
It was sensual, dark and cool: black walls and obsidian wood flooring covered by jewel-toned rugs, mahogany California King bed with the finest maroon silk sheets and a dark gray comforter so soft, it was like sleeping in a cloud.
Bridges would then be designed for these selected loads, and the process would be safer in dealing with flooring girders and shearing forces than the assumption of a uniform load.
This increment is larger on the flooring girders than on the main ones, and on short main girders than on long ones.
Dead Load.-The dead load consists of the weight of main girders, flooring and wind-bracing.
The weight of the bridge flooring depends on the type adopted.
Road bridges vary so much in the character of the flooring that no general rule can be given.
Let W 1 be the total live load, Wf the total flooring load on a bridge of span 1, both being considered for the present purpose to be uniform per ft.
The cost of abutments and bridge flooring is practically independent of the length of span adopted.
62, where the circles indicate points at which the flooring girders FIG.
The soil of yards and the floors and walls of houses rapidly become contaminated, and the ideal condition would be to have an impermeable flooring covering the whole area, and supplied with suitable layers of sand, sawdust, peat-moss or other absorbent substances which can be changed at frequent intervals.
The height of pier from edge of flooring to spring of arch; was 28.7 ft., the spring of the arch being about the surface-level of maximum flood.
Below its bed, or by spreading out the foundations above and below the bridge, so as to form one broad water-tight flooring - a system practised with eminent success by Sir Arthur Cotton in Southern India.
As originally designed, the flooring of the barrage from up-stream to downstream face was 111.50 ft.
One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.