13 Roman Science, Technolgy and Art 021811

13 Roman Science, Technolgy and Art 021811 - Roman Science,...

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Roman Science,  Technology, and  Art
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Cultural Background What is out there?  (Egyptians/Mesopotamians) Why does it exist? (Greeks) What is it good for? (Romans) Questions asked by various cultures:
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Architecture and Engineering We need as many engineers as  possible. As there is a lack of  them, invite to this study persons  of about 18 years who have  already studied the necessary  sciences. Relieve the parents of  taxes and grant [them] sufficient  means. —Emperor Constantine
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Caesar’s Bridge
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Roman engineering strengths Organization and  discipline Borrowing concepts           Example: Arches Long term view
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Construction Rules for the project (You may work with friends) Use  only  1 piece of paper to construct  a structure that will support the most  6  x 9  books, approximately 1  thick. The structure must be at least 4 inches  high  (that is, the books must be 4 inches off  the table). Take 2 minutes to decide on a strategy,  then implement your plan. 
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Post and Lintel Forces
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Post and Lintel Used by Egyptians and Greeks
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Egyptian Post and Lintel Karnak Temple
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course MFG 201 taught by Professor Terry,r during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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