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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1858-1859-101

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APPLIED SCIENCES 101 or wrought in substitution of timber under tensile strain as in rods and as means of holding work together in straps pins "" rew and nutted screw-bolts &c Metals generally applicable as such in or as aids in con- struction and the modes of applying them according to their respective uses The Structure and Composition of Floors in their varieties and of various materials The Structure of Roofs in their various forms materials and application The various materials for covering Roofs and the means of applying and fixing them severally and respectively The modes of applying the materials used in forming and constructing Drains in their varieties according to their situa- tions and the services required of them in any case The constructive processes applied to the plastic substances used in connexion with Constructions to check or to counter- act injurious influences upon works or upon materials or for convenience in the use of constructed works In treating of the subjects above indicated the following matters will appear incidentally and as illustrated by examples of success and of failure in known instances and as instances present themselves from time to time The Preparation by Formation and otherwise of Foundations under various circumstances The Formation and Composition of Roads as Roadways and as Railways and the construction of Retaining and Embank- ment Walls Culverts Bridges and Viaducts and in like manner in respect of Canals and Docks The constructive arrangement of Sewers upon large scale The Composition and Construction of Bridges generally The Composition and Construction of Dock and Canal and Locks and Lock Gates The constructive arrangement of Warehouses Manufac- lories and other such like heavy Buildings The constructive arrangement of Buildings of public cha- racter as Churches Halls Courts Theatres and the like
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