The desirability of making tests on full-sized specimens has been recognized but, due largely to lack of funds, has not been ... This differs from the Shawver in that each rafter is a truss in itself rather than having a heavier one at intervals of 12 or 14 feet. ... Notwithstanding its greater cost and the fact that many settle out of shape in a short time, there seems to be an element of appeal in the curved roof.
|Title||:||Research in farm structures|