Illustrations of David Kirkaldy's system of mechanical testing as originated and carried on by him during a quarter of a century: comprising a large selection of tabulated results, shewing the strength and other properties of materials used in construction, with explanatory text, and historical sketch
S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1891 - Strength of materials - 302 pages
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