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  • Early Suspension Bridges

    History From the earliest of times we created bridges. Hunters needed to cross rivers and a fallen tree may come in handy.Early suspension bridge consisted of intertwined forest tendrils In Roman times they built bridges over ravines like Trajan in AD 105 that crosses the Tagus in Spain the bridge was made of granite with two massive arches 110 feet wide and 210 feet tall relative to the water.Every wedge block weighed 8 tons. Slaves organized these blocks through a system of pulleys powered by…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey To The Gandhi Bridge

    4 We reached Patna by late afternoon. We disembarked our bus at the Gandhi Bridge as it was known among the passengers. It is one of the longest bridges in the Asia built on the holy river, Ganges. It had made our journey pretty much comfortable. Earlier, it was a gigantic task to reach this city. You would have to use the ferries and boats to cross this mighty river. And it took many precious hours then. We put our bags and sacks of the grain on many men-drawn cycle rickshaws as it was the most…

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  • Truss Bridge Research Paper

    For the purpose of this project we will be discussing mainly the truss bridge. A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements forming triangular units. The connected elements (typically straight) may be stressed from tension, compression, or sometimes both in response to dynamic loads. (john, 2013) A truss is assumed to comprise of members that are connected by means of pin joints, and which is supported at both ends by…

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  • Emily Warren Roebling Case Study

    One of the greatest accomplishments in United States history is perhaps one of the oldest bridges built in Brooklyn known as the Brooklyn Bridge completed on May 24, 1883, in New York City. The bridge connects to Manhattan and Brooklyn and part of the project may never have been completed without the assistance of no other than Emily Warren Roebling. Although Females are often recognized with stereotypes because of past history misrepresentation of females, Roebling helps motivate others to…

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  • Cable Stayed Bridge Essay

    Sensation Russky Bridge, Vladivostok, Russia. What are Cable/Stayed Bridges? A cable/stayed bridge is a bridge that has two towers with cables supporting the bridge itself, as shown above. The towers are called pylon, the crossing area itself is called the roadway. The cables are obviously called cables. The supports underneath on the sides are called abutments, The foundations are located under the ground on the bottom of the pylons. Cable bridges are unique because no other bridge has…

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  • My Big Trip To New York City

    Splash! I jumped into each puddle making a new sound with every step. It was raining that achingly long day and instead of being with my friends on a saturday night, I had to deliver 103 pizzas around my home town. Instead of having fun hanging out with my friends I was lugging around heavy pizzas. Just so instead of going on my first big trip to New York City by myself, I get to go with my father. My boring, crabby, old father. Instead of having fun and laughing with my friends, I have to…

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  • Descriptive Essay On The Central Station

    drizzling rain tapping on my window. To my surprise we were still going to have class, but I didn’t mind since Gotham was the only class I looked forward to all week. I got used to the feeling of waking up, getting coffee, and strolling all throughout Manhattan. As we walked out of Penn Station I knew summer was officially coming to an end because I could feel the cold air hitting my face. We took the train and headed to the Lower East Side, which is known to be fairly close to China Town and…

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  • Camryn Hoffman Declaration Of Independence Analysis

    Camryn Hoffman’s Declaration of Independence From Technology and Social Media If one were to walk down the streets of New York City, what would they see? They would most likely see an abundant amount of people texting, calling, or taking pictures while walking. They may even see a few drive by who are simultaneously completing a similar action. Our social world today survives off of technology and social media. Most people prefer texting rather than calling or talking in person as their main…

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  • The Subway Soiree Analysis

    Times Square is a cultural playground for people all over the world. It is one of the most culturally exquisite places in all of America. It can accommodate throngs of people of all types of ethnic backgrounds. There is no surprise why Times Square is nicknamed The Crossroad of the World. It is almost impossible to capture the atmosphere of such an eclectic city into a single word, phrase, or picture. Yet, artist Gregory Christie captures such tone like no other. Christie’s picture “The Subway…

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  • Descriptive Essay About Philadelphia

    When walking around the city of Philadelphia, the majority of advertisements focus around one word: Phillyosophy. A popular way of describing the comprehensive personality of Philly residents, Phillyosophy is often interpreted by locals as the unique attitude Philadelphians have due to the city’s defining characteristics like it’s rich history, welcoming cultural perspective, and passion for sports. Growing up in the shadow of this city, I’ve developed my own Phillyosophy over the years. Since…

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