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How are Windmills Manufactured and Assembled?

How are Windmills Manufactured and Assembled?
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How are Windmills Manufactured and Assembled?

Windmills have been around for thousands of years, first being used to grind grain and pump water, and eventually generating electricity. A generator helps in creating electricity ...

Windmills have been around for thousands of years, first being used to grind grain and pump water, and eventually generating electricity. A generator helps in creating electricity which is converted by the rotational energy of the wind turbine. Palmer Cosslett Putnam designed the ...

The Design Behind the One World Trade Center

The Design Behind the One World Trade Center
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The Design Behind the One World Trade Center

The iconic 1,776 ft One World Trade Center fills the void of the original twin towers representing hope and a stronger future. The towering monolith is located just feet away from ...

The iconic 1,776 ft One World Trade Center fills the void of the original twin towers representing hope and a stronger future. The towering monolith is located just feet away from the World Trade Center Memorial, representative of the past and remembrance during one of our Countr ...

How are Skywalk Bridges Built?

How are Skywalk Bridges Built?
By Ildar Sagdejev (Specious) - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4411299
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How are Skywalk Bridges Built?

A skywalk bridge may also be known as a skyway or skybridge. It is a connection between two or more buildings which provides a pedestrian walkway in urban areas. A conditioned or u ...

A skywalk bridge may also be known as a skyway or skybridge. It is a connection between two or more buildings which provides a pedestrian walkway in urban areas. A conditioned or unconditioned skywalk can be open, enclosed, encased in glass, for the public, or used strictly for b ...

Design of Horizontal Curves for Roadways

Design of Horizontal Curves for Roadways
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Design of Horizontal Curves for Roadways

The geometric design of roadways is the part of highway engineering that is concerned with how the physical elements are positioned, dependent on standards and constraints. The mai ...

The geometric design of roadways is the part of highway engineering that is concerned with how the physical elements are positioned, dependent on standards and constraints. The main objectives are to optimize safety and efficiency while also minimizing environmental damage and co ...

How to Fix a Bad Foundation

How to Fix a Bad Foundation
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How to Fix a Bad Foundation

The most important structural component of your house is the foundation, and it's easy to overlook since it's buried in the ground. The foundation keeps the structural integrity of ...

The most important structural component of your house is the foundation, and it's easy to overlook since it's buried in the ground. The foundation keeps the structural integrity of the home intact by distributing the weight of the house and walls evenly to the ground. Cracks can ...

How Movable Bridges Work

How Movable Bridges Work
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How Movable Bridges Work

There are many different variations of a movable bridge, but they all have the same purpose; designed to move out of the way to allow the passage of boats or barges. Movable bridge ...

There are many different variations of a movable bridge, but they all have the same purpose; designed to move out of the way to allow the passage of boats or barges. Movable bridges obviously bring to mind "drawbridges", however, there are other variations of movable bridges beyo ...

How Concrete Dams are Constructed

How Concrete Dams are Constructed
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How Concrete Dams are Constructed

A concrete dam is built in four shapes; gravity dam, concrete buttress dam, arch dam, and the arch-gravity dam. The gravity, buttress, and arch-gravity dams use their weight as str ...

A concrete dam is built in four shapes; gravity dam, concrete buttress dam, arch dam, and the arch-gravity dam. The gravity, buttress, and arch-gravity dams use their weight as strength to counteract water pressure by pushing downward. The arch dam uses the concrete as its streng ...

Spotting Foundation Issues

Spotting Foundation Issues
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Spotting Foundation Issues

One of the most expensive types of home repair includes foundation issues which can cost as much as tens of thousands of dollars. The cost may increase if the issue has also caused ...

One of the most expensive types of home repair includes foundation issues which can cost as much as tens of thousands of dollars. The cost may increase if the issue has also caused damage to other parts of the home. The best way to minimize expense is through preventative home ma ...

How Concrete Dams Work

How Concrete Dams Work
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How Concrete Dams Work

Concrete dams are used for a simple reasons - change the flow/flowrate of water and generate electricity. Concrete dams are major producers, too. Together they generate 20% of elec ...

Concrete dams are used for a simple reasons - change the flow/flowrate of water and generate electricity. Concrete dams are major producers, too. Together they generate 20% of electricity in the world and open new areas to permanent settlement. Although most dams are simply fill ...

Unique Skyscrapers Around the World

Unique Skyscrapers Around the World
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Unique Skyscrapers Around the World

Architects are always looking for ways to reinvent skyscrapers in order to keep up with modern engineering. In the past century, there has been a massive variation in the height of ...

Architects are always looking for ways to reinvent skyscrapers in order to keep up with modern engineering. In the past century, there has been a massive variation in the height of the tallest skyscrapers - defined as buildings that exceed 330 feet. Skyscrapers are massive invest ...