Monthly Archives: November 2012

Footings and Walls, Nov 25

Here is the last photo in the “series of the tower”…..in this case a cell phone tower:   It’s a long way up (70 meters)! Exams start and finish this week…..any questions you may need to ask?  Let me know … Continue reading

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Footing and Walls, Nov 23

OK, we’ve identified the structure the base is made for.  It is amazing just how much concrete is out there – so common that we easily overlook the process and construction that appears to be so mundane.  We can learn … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Nov. 21

Well,   I guess this riddle is harder to solve than I thought….. Here is another photo clue:Imagine this huge concrete base with places to attach kind of triangular object, something very tall……. Good luck! J

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Footing and Walls Nov. 19

Hey all, We missed those of you who were not in class today; I ended up being there due to a cancellation out of my control.  We reviewed the form construction and everyone (those present, that is) continued their efforts … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Nov 16

Well, there are some good guesses……The best answer for what radon is was fron Reza….Of course the internet is a wonderful tool.  It is quite a coincidence that we discussed the gas and its problems just before the letter from … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls Nov 15

Hey you super 4 students!! Well some of you are reading the blog every day and participating and I hope making some of your knowledge more concrete!! I will remember your efforts when it comes to the big exam day!! … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Nov 14

We are moving to finish our pilaster project – should be completed by the end of tomorrow. Question of the day: What function does a snap tie serve? Any questions for me? It’s an easy one! J

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