SS Quiz

Columns, Beams, Plates, Arches, Shells, Catenaries Columns Columns are elements that carry only axial force - compression - or both axial force and bending (which is technically called a beam-column but practically, just a column). The design of a column must check the axial capacity of the element, and the buckling capacity. The buckling capacity See the full article →

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- The site factor shall be established from properly substantiated geotechnical data. In locations where the soil properties are not known in sufficient detail to determine the soil profile type soil profile S shall be used.‎ - Occupancies. Buildings housing Group E, Divisions 1 and 3 Occupancies with a capacity greater than 300 students. Buildings See the full article →

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A potential client has approached you to discuss the design  for a new sports area.  The client has been impressed by space frames he has heard about and asks you to describe exactly what they are.  You reply that a space frame is A.  a rigid frame which has the ability to resist lateral forces See the full article →

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