Exam 2 Reivew

Exam 2 Reivew - 4. In a frame-based structural system,...

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1. "Genius Loci": the overall character or personality of a place, the "spirit of place". 2. A bearing wall works well in compression, but not in tension. 3. Theoretical Proportion Systems: assume that there are some proportion systems that people believe are more 'harmonious' than others, like the Golden Ratio.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. In a frame-based structural system, walls can be placed anywhere. 5. When a beam is subjected to vertical, gravity loads, tension develops at the bottom of the beam. 6. Loads: total forces/weight acting on the soil at the base of a building...
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