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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 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 ...

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 ...

How Reinforced Concrete Works

How Reinforced Concrete Works
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How Reinforced Concrete Works

Reinforced concrete (RC) is one of humankind's greatest innovations in building and structures. Thanks to reinforced concrete, enormous and complicated structures are made possible ...

Reinforced concrete (RC) is one of humankind's greatest innovations in building and structures. Thanks to reinforced concrete, enormous and complicated structures are made possible. How it works is relatively simple as the basic concrete composite material encases steel reinfo ...