Bow's notation

noun \ˈbōz-\

Definition of Bow's notation

  1. :  a method of lettering the cells and outside spaces formed by the directions of the stresses in and loads on a framed structure so that these stresses and loads can be traced by similar letters in the reciprocal diagram

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Origin and Etymology of bow's notation

after R.H.Bow, 19th century English engineer

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