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    Eiffel Tower Essay

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    Built and designed by Alexendre-Gustave Eiffel in 1887 the Eiffel tower can be considered as one of the most incredible engineering feats ever created. However now project ever gets executed without complications and the Eiffel tower is a good example of this. This report will discuss several aspects of the engineering process of the Eiffel tower. The engineering problem statement of the Eiffel tower was to build a suitable monument for the Paris World’s fair which would commemorate the French revolution. The design that Eiffel proposed to the World’s Fair Committee was a 300 meter high open-lattice wrought iron, namely puddled iron, tower (Barthes, 2012). However this was not seen as an easy task as it would have been the highest man-made structure this earth would have seen. Factors such as the stability of the tower, the winds which the tower would encounter, the sheer weight of the tower, the materials (type of iron) to be used and the effect of daily weather conditions on the iron had to be considered for the feasibility of the tower. When construction started the biggest problem to overcome was the unstable soil near then Seine River which 2 of the four pillars had to stand on. This problem was solved by compressing the two pillars close to the river’s foundation and also by placing reinforced steel caissons (Waterproof retaining construction) up to five meter deep into the Seine River (Schwartz, 2006). The other two foundations on the Champ-de-Mars side was created by…

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    1-The Eiffel Tower(Paris) It built in 1889.The Eiffel Tower (nickname the iron lady) named with it’s engineer.His name is Gustave Eiffel.It built for Expo 1889 Paris Fair.It has became a global icon of France.It’s three hundred meters high and one hundred twenty five meters wide.It is the tallest building in Paris.Every day millions of tourists visit here and see this wonderful structure. 2-The Great Wall of China Chinese Emperor Si-Huangti constructed the great Wall of the China in B.C(Before…

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    The video is about Georges Pompidou center. At 1969 when Georges Pompidou became the president of France he aimed to build a culture center in the downtown of Paris that contain a vast library, art museum, design center, and institute of contemporary music. Therefore, he organized an architecture competition, and for the first time in France, the outlandish architects were allowed to participate. Between six hundred and eighty-one design, this design has been choosing. This design is by the two…

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    Found enscripted on the bottom of the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus once said, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” The Statue of Liberty is a piece of art work that stands tall in New York city. It is a for Americans as well as an educational attraction. Therefore, New York City defines the meaning of freedom because of…

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    Worlds Fair Research Paper

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    In 1889, Paris hosted the Worlds Fair for the first time. Here many vendors and people presented technological advancements, as the French were in the middle of their own Industrial Revolution (Munro). It was also a place to showcase the world’s best performances or exhibits of art, dance, theatre and music. The Paris Exposition also called the Exposition Universelle, lasted from May 6 thru October 31, 1889. The Fair attracted all kinds of attention throughout the world. The Fair was appealing…

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    In The Devil in the White City, a novel published in the year 2003, Erik Larson describes the greatness of both the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 and one of America’s first serial killers, H.H. Holmes. In the novel, Larson uses juxtaposition, imagery, and repetition to emphasize the characteristics of good and evil for the reader. In his implementations of juxtaposition, Larson directly contrasts the characteristics of opposing elements. In his contrast between “the moral” and “the…

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    The plot of Dr. H. H. Holmes is what kept the whole story moving as well as what kept it far from boring. The use of foreshadowing in the plot of Holmes motivates the reader to keep reading. Erik Larson’s intention was to try and expand upon the importance of Columbus to America. Trying to commemorate the discoveries of Columbus, the World’s Columbian Exposition was constructed. Another goal of this project was to try and surpass the World’s Fair that was held in Paris. The Devil in the White…

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    Book Review Killer Clown: The John Wayne Gacy Murders Criminal Justice 370 Cornada McLester Mercer University Abstract This is a book review on killer clown. The John Wayne Gacy Murders. The author this book is Terry Sullivan with Peter T. Maiken and this book was published by Pinnacle Publishing Corp. they are located on 119 west 40th street New York, New York. Killer clown the John Wayne Gacy Murders was first copyright in 1983 and then again in 2013. Updated with the latest DNA…

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    Carl Sandburg’s Chicago may be widely interpreted as one man’s visualization of his city. The author’s use of a sort of ordered free verse reflects the controlled chaos within the city itself. One must be well familiarized with Chicago and all of its parts and citizens to truly understand the order of the city’s work, play, and crime. Sandburg also uses numerous adjectives and similes, which applies a sort of personal, human-like aura to this city. In the first half of the poem, Sandburg…

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    Running head: A MAGNIFICENT CATASTROPHE 1 A Magnificent Catastrophe Fahad Aljohani California State University San Marcos A Magnificent Catastrophe In one of his most concise and “compelling read” works, A Magnificent Catastrophe, Edward J. Larson provides us with a fresh access to reality by drawing an apt reference to history. The tone of the writer in the 335 pages of the book cannot be mistaken. The writer puts up a spirited effort to calm nerves and appeal to the…

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