Half A Loaf… — Old Structures Engineering

“Phoenix columns” were an inspired piece of nineteenth-century design, first in wrought iron and then in steel. They were built-up riveted columns, like nearly all ductile-metal columns at that time, but rather than using the plates, angles, channels, and zees that went into most such columns, they were made of circular arc segments with projecting…

Half A Loaf… — Old Structures Engineering