Some articles on single, span, spans, single span, segmental:
... Concrete, single straight span ... Twin double spans, supported by center piers between road and river ... Rectangular and circular recessed panels on piers and span ...
... Single span, segmental arch on piers, 24' ... Double-arched rigid frame steel span resting on steel center piers ... Center piers and spans carry cast-iron ornament of grapevines and classicizing urns ...
Famous quotes containing the words segmental, single and/or span:
“I am a Christian according to my conscience in belief, ... in purpose and wish;Mnot of course by the orthodox standard. But I am content, and have a feeling of trust and safety.
The Machiavellian mind and the merchant mind are at one in their simple faith in the power of segmental division to rule allin the dichotomy of power and morals and of money and morals.”
—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)
“Just as the creative artist is not allowed to choose, neither is he permitted to turn his back on anything: a single refusal, and he is cast out of the state of grace and becomes sinful all the way through.”
—Rainer Maria Rilke (18751926)
“What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life by him who interests his heart in every thing, and who, having eyes to see, what time and chance are perpetually holding out to him as he journeyeth on his way, misses nothing he can fairly lay his hands on.”
—Laurence Sterne (17131768)