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    The home was passed down from Edgar Kauffamnns Sr. to Edgar K. Jr. who donated the structure to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) in 1963 according to WPC Fallingwater . The compromises of Fallingwater were the cantilevers which based on the book Prebles´ Artforms by Patrick Frank are the overhanging portion of a beam or slab extended beyond a supporting column or wall. The reason it is a compromise is because over time since it is not reinforced eventually it will start bending causing early cracks on the structure. Since these cantilevers were meant for long suspended balconies they are quite dangerous over time if not reinforced. Luckily the Fallingwater was donated to the WPC which has preserved it from future deflections and from collapsing by adding support to the cantilevers. The WPC has not only preserved the outside but also the inside. The building still has the furnishes designed by Wright and the artwork chosen by him intact according to the WPC…

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    Wing Beam Design

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    fleet for many years to come. Nonetheless, because of the age of the aircraft and the stresses caused by new missions, the B-52 wing needs structural improvement. The objectives of this engineering design project is to redesign the wing spar to support the many loads the wing is required to hold while satisfying additional design requirements. In addition to coming up with the design, we had to run an analysis to see which design will produce the best outcomes for the plane, the missions it will…

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    You might be familiar with a normal cantilever bridge. Without one, we'd all be stuck at certain river crossings with nowhere to move. But a cantilever bridge is employed in dental care! And since almost all of us aren't long-distance swimmers, dental bridges are necessary for us to bypass. A missing teeth can create a sink-or-swim situation, and a dental bridge is the answer to help you stay afloat just! The Missing Teeth Dilemma When a teeth is missing, it generates more than simply an…

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    duction: A cantilever is a rigid beam vertically supported on only one end with a load on the other end (“Wikipedia”). Typically, if one were to place a weight towards the free end of a cantilever, some bending, or flexion, would be expected. Flexion, in this case, is the action of bending or the condition of being bent (“Merriam-Webster”). Given that angle measurements are involved, a protractor is typically used to measure flexion at the bending point of the cantilever. As stated before, the…

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    be done right the first time because if a structure is made with materials that cost less but are also less reliable, the project may have to be re-done. In the long run, doing a project over for a second time will cost less than doing it perfectly the first time. A famous example of this is the Quebec bridge disaster. This disaster happened on August 29, 1907; as workers were working on the bridge, a rivet was found to be split in half even though it had just been put in not long before. The…

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    The cantilevers have more length as compare to width and have optimal thickness. Without load the cantilever is at the resting state and therefore initially it is horizontal and straight. When force is applied the horizontal axis of the beam is deformed into a curve. The deflection of the beam depends on its length, its cross-sectional shape, the material, the point at which the deflection force is applied and how the beam is supported. Two basic equations are used to study the behavior of…

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    bridge can go up to 1,000 feet. Truss bridges are bridges that are supported by trusses. The trusses are set in a triangular pattern. A truss bridge can have a span of over 1,000. Every truss is a triangle formed by wood or steel. Engineers prefer a girder bridge because it looks better, however it uses more materials. Arch bridges are another common type of bridge. Each span of an arch bridge forms an arch. The spans can go up to 1,800 feet. Arch bridges are one of the oldest bridges in…

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    The overall objective of this lab was to verify Bernoulli-Euler beam theory for the lip-loaded cantilever and use that to calculate the Poisson ratio for the material in this case 6061-T6 aluminum. This was done by having to different objectives for each part of the Lab. Part one was use electrical resistance strain gage, this was to measure the strain a cantilever beam as it undergoes a known deflection. We would then compare the measurements with that of the strains predicted by simple beam…

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    Early Suspension Bridges

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    forces act on a beam bridge, which makes a strong beam essential to resist bending and twisting because of the heavy loads on the bridge. the strained placed upon the beams are transferred to the piers. The top part of the bridge, being under compression, is shortened, while the bottom portion, being under tension, is consequently stretched and lengthened. Trusses made of steel are used to support a beam. The length is a limitation of a beam bridge due to the heavy bridge and truss weight. The…

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    with its terrace, and a staircase leads to another terrace, which is the guesthouse. There are also permits allowing private access to the natural pool beneath the house. Some details were change in the midst of the design process, like the balcony parapet edges throughout the house was initially crisp and square was later developed into curved. Even after the completion of Fallingwater, the Kaufmanns, owner of the house, realized they needed more facilities for their guests, hence commissioned…

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