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Constructing Environments A01. LOGBOOK Haotian Wu 668986 Week1


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Glossary Load path: The route through which loads are transfer from structure above to the ground Reaction force: The force applied on footings by ground, with the same magnitude but opposite direction as the force from the structure Compression: The application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different points on a material or structure Masonry: The building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar Point load: Load applied on the start point of a load path Beam: A structural element that is capable of withstanding load primarily by resisting bending Isotropic: With uniformity in all orientations Restoring moment: Moment used to resist overturing moment. Restoring moment = 1.5 x Overturing moment

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