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  • Earthquake Engineering Research Paper

    after many buildings were not ready for the seismic activity of this magnitude. After this event, many codes were to be passed and buildings had to be inspected and passed for structural safety. These codes have been built on for many years as technology improves and so does our understanding of seismic activity. An example of a code that was passed in California was that after the Loma Prieta earthquake that struck the Santa Cruz Mountains, analyzation of some of the cities buildings revealed…

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  • Write A Rhetorical Analysis Essay On Body Language

    Tone is a very important part of addressing message including choice of your words and your dress. Let’s consider your voice first, if the voice is relaxed then delivering your message would be smooth. If it is shaky, you may not able to spread the message the way you intended. Same goes with nervous which is worst. Personally, I can’t remember any word when I get nervous. I also mumble a lot and voice turn to shaky. Once I remember I was stopped by police while I was waiting at the airport to…

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  • Commercial Potty

    In the attempt to design a commercial potty, it is crucial to address the customer’s needs as well as the company’s needs. According to the customers’ answers to our survey, it is quite evident that they are most concerned about price, weight, durability, degradability and ease of storing. However, the company needs to take several other factors into consideration, including ease of making, product safety, and manufacture cost. Here, the manufacture cost and the sale price are represented by a…

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  • Customer Feedback And Product Improvement

    In the world of Operations Management, especially in manufacturing, change is inevitable. There can be changes to the product based on customer feedback and product improvement. There can be changes to the processes due to new technology, think about robots, or product redesign. There can also be changes to the basic way you extrapolate data to determine how your operations are running. We used to keep track of production data on paper, it was inefficient at best and lacked the timeliness to…

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  • What Makes I. M. Pei´s Everson's Museum An Architectural Success?

    interest for the viewer and at first glance the museum seems anticlimactic, but as the viewer enters the space and engages with their surroundings, the museum becomes a complexity of materials and spaces. The thought process to develop the structure is prevenient throughout, and I.M. Pei’s intentions for the building are prominent throughout the whole space. I.M. Pei wanted…

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  • Roof Truss Design

    architects and designers very creative and ambitious in building projects. The designs are becoming innovative and attractive. To achieve this, tremendous amount of weight placed was on materials leading to their inability to bear this significant weight. Consequently, to be able to achieve the structural design and strength engineers developed the truss. Trusses are web-shaped structures that are able to bear tremendous weight. They are used in buildings and bridges of all sizes. Trusses allow…

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  • Sheet Metal Roofing System

    commercial and manufacturing construction, there is one roofing material that is most commonly seen: sheet metal systems. Sheet metal systems are one of the most popular commercial roofing materials in the United States because of its singular value. Sheet metal systems are cost-effective, energy-efficient, durable, and easy to find in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. If you are looking at constructing a new warehouse or office building, or are even looking to replace an existing roofing…

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  • Rickley Cottage Case Study

    design plans, materials list and required permits. Communicating updates with architects, venders, contractors, Mr. Rickley, the Island Home Club (IHC) and other stakeholders. The project will incorporate the interests of all stakeholders…

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  • Building Structural Vulnerability

    Building structure is a combination of several aspects that act as a building. The information about the building structure is significant to assess the structural vulnerability of a building from various hazards. The construction materials, style and type of the buildings depends on the usage such as residential, commercial, light industrial and special buildings. The building construction types for the residential buildings are separate houses, semi-detached and apartment buildings.…

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  • Climate In Arwad Island And Outdoor Weather And Skilled Environment

    The investigation was carried out in these two buildings because of these criteria: These two buildings are the most significant archaeological buildings on the island that still in use until now, they were defensive buildings in the period of construction, then they reused through the following successive historical periods and down to be used as a museum today. Both of them are available and easily accessible to them more than residence buildings, because of the privacy of the…

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