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Unformatted text preview: Ribbed vaults- transverse ribs, crossing rib, keystone or boss, webbing, vault penetration. Vault - a masonry covering over a major or minor space. Types - barrel vault(round and pointed), groin vaults(cross vault), rib vaults of various kinds. Arch - basic unit of architecture. Weakest point of an arch is the 30 degrees mark from the horizontal. Buttressing 2 types Contreforte(wall buttress) and flying butress...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENDS 150 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08