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    Project Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 1) What is the main reason for this project? The existing bridge was built in 1956. It is a reinforced concrete/steel girder bi-directional three-span bridge and is approximately 32 ft wide and 205 ft long, with span lengths of 60-89-60 ft to each bent. The existing bridge roadbed width is 26 ft and provides 11 ft lanes and 2 ft shoulders, with baluster rails. It has a long history of issues associated with earth movement; stability issues were…

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    One often wonders what one is going to imagine when on the brink of death, will his or her life flash before their eyes or will one just pass without any recollection. In Ambrose Bierce’s short story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and the French film adaptation of the same name by Robert Enrico the main character faces a situation when on the brink of death and imagines his family. Although the movie omits some details stated in the short story, it still does an excellent job at building…

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    impacts on traffic in Norman. The construction project includes the widening of Interstate 35 and reconstruction of the interchanges at West Lindsey Street and Highway 9 East. The West Lindsey Street Interchange is designed like the recently completed bridge at Main Street. This kind of interchange is designed to move large volumes of traffic. The project represents the largest single contract in the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s history. But, the construction timeline is not…

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    One of his most famous and well known short stories is “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” which was published in (1891). That book was about a guy name Peyton Farquhar, who is hung trying to help the south in attempting to destroy a bridge. The story is compared to the cruelly and more violent in comparison to the other civil war stories. His first short story “The Hunted Valley” in (1871). He also wrote another…

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    Although war is often idealized as an opportunity for wealth and glory, such aggressive patriotism only results in death in the end. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce, Bierce communicates the idea that war brings only death and anguish by utilizing literary devices in order to convey this theme. Bierce particularly uses irony and similes in order to convey the message that war does not yield glory. Instead, he employs these literary devices in order to reveal that war is…

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    TASK 4(P4):- Discuss the effect of loading structural material 1) You need to discuss the effect of compressive force, tensile force, shear force, bending force on structural member 1) Timber: Compressive force on timber: - The effect of a compressive force on a timber is a change in structure of a material and to carry a load within its limits. Tensile force on timber: - The tensile force is the pulling force exerted on both the ends of a timber. Both the ends of a timber will undergo tension…

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    Born To Run Film Analysis

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    First, it contributes to a greater sense of realism in the viewer. Sound originating from a source within the world of the scene does not indicate does as certainly as music from a non-diegetic source. Secondly, it can indicate information to the viewer. As the source of the music comes from within the universe of the characters, the music’s presence can be related to things within that universe, very relevantly to the characters themselves. In the same way that knowledge of someone’s musical…

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    Lincoln's Log Analysis

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    and water falls between the mountains. The water falls have swinging bridges going across them and not everyone will walk across because of the fear of it breaking or swinging too much. So my idea is to have the children build a regular bridge with a roof that does not swing and sheds shade to those in wheel chairs can enjoy the water falls and bridge as well. In this activity we will use Lincoln logs to build a two layer bridge that stretches across with a covered top. First we will sort the…

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    Bending Strength Essay

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    Bending Strength requirement This is the first body requirement and its task is to support all the vehicle subsystems. The body in static is going to suffer bending due to the weight of the components, passengers, fuel and cargo, Figure 42. Similar to a beam simple supported, the very first requirement is that the structure bend sufficient to absorb the energy due to the weight, but has to withstand the weight under different loading scenarios. Figure 42: Body loading under a static scenario…

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    Chapter 5: A Short Story

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    walking across the bridge with confidence and faith. But of course, there were pieces of the bridge missing. Every step she took could lead to another step filled with worry or death. As Zoya finally nears the end, she falls. The snakes beneath her rattle louder than before thinking they are going to have dinner, but fortunately, she catches herself. She has a lot of arm and leg strength from working on her family's farm for over 10 years. She pulled herself up, crossed the bridge, and made it…

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