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Historic Bridge Articles


VJM Metal Craftsman has worked to digitize historical printed material on bridges that cannot be found elsewhere on the Internet. These articles provide background and information on historic bridges.

Documents are offered in PDF format unless otherwise specified.

Article Description
Home Study Article: The Truss The Truss: Definition of a Truss, Forces Acting Upon It, Strain and Stress.
Home Study Article: Chord Pins Why Recessed Nuts are Used for Chord Pins--Reason for Turning Down the Ends of the Chord Pins--The Use of Washers on Chord Pins.


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