(I) In the Hennebique system of construction the bars are flattened at the end and split to form a "fish tail."
- Hennebique System.
The vertical Hennebique System.
Most of the piles driven in Great Britain have been made on the Hennebique system with four or six longitudinal steel rods tied together by stirrups or loops at frequent intervals.
12); this device is used in the Coignet and other French systems. (2) In the Hennebique system (which has found great favour in England) vertical bands or "stirrups," as they are generally called, of hoop steel are used (fig.
- Stirrup (Hennebique System).