Archive / Papers / Sims Papers: Box 2

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Railways Board of India. Technical papers covering many areas of India and very many aspects of railway design, including subjects as diverse as foundations, tracks, bridges, inclines, curvature, signalling, safety, etc., and construction, wear, creep, costs, etc. often relevant specifically to Indian railways but also in many cases applicable to railway engineering generally.

  • No. 44, The effect of wind pressure on bridges
  • No. 52, Wind pressures in engineering construction
  • No. 53, The strength of columns
  • No. 60, Contractors’ plant – working sketches
  • No. 62, Report on a method of pneumatic sinking designed by Mr. H.S. Harington, as used on the Mari-Attock Railway
  • No. 63, Description of the North Western Railway interlocking for roadside stations, combining List-Morse patents
  • No. 65, Report on the Lidgerwood cableway, Sohan bridge, Mari-Attock railway
  • No. 67, Note on safety sidings on Indian single lines of railway (includes 2 letters from Govt. of India, Ministry of Railways, Central Standards Office)
  • No. 68, Well sinking by the pneumatic process, Indus bridge, Kotri
  • No. 72, Notes on the design of well foundations for bridges
  • No. 75, Note on manufacturing of wire net protective works
  • No. 81, Note on experiments on gravity catch-sidings and sanded K√∂pcke-sidings
  • No. 83, Expansion joints for permanent-way on large bridges
  • No. 84, Table of moments of resistance of rails in use on the North Western railway and the number required when used as girders
  • No. 86, The construction of the Godaveri bridge at Rajahmundry on the East Coast railway
  • No. 90, Memorandum on certain English points, crossings and signals
  • No. 91, Note on the temporary ferry arrangements over the river Godaveri at Rajahmundry
  • No. 92, Note on joint chairs and other devices for preventing creep
  • No. 93-A, Note on the design of flood openings
  • No. 94, Rail sections suitable for sharp curves
  • No. 96, Note on the capacity of lines of railway
  • No. 98, Note on grade compensation for curve resistance
  • No. 100, Note on strain sheets for plate girders
  • No. 101, Ballasting of new railways and the sinkage of ballast in banks
  • No. 103, Note on the tilting of flat-footed rails
  • No. 104, Note on the Torsa bridge, Cooch Behar state railway (2′ 6″ gauge)
  • No. 105, Training works for a bridge over the Teesta river, Eastern Bengal state railway
  • No. 106, Notes on some details of
    • Girder spans as affected by changes of temperature
    • The sleeping of girder spans
    • The camber of girders; and
    • The bedding of girders
  • No. 107, Observations on the holding power of some fish-plates and its relation to temperature movements and stresses
  • No. 109, Notes on the Ganges bridge at Garhmuktesar
  • No. 113, Two bridges over the Girna river, Great Indian Peninsula railway, near Jalgaon and Chalisgaon
  • No. 115, Notes on sanded catch-sidings and the use of velocity head diagrams
  • No. 117, Watering arrangements