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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Researcher turns one of the basic rules of construction upside down

July 11, 2023

Via: ScienceDaily

Structural engineers are familiar with seventeenth-century scientist Robert Hooke’s theory that a hanging chain will mirror the shape of an upstanding rigid arch. However, new research now shows that this common-held belief is incorrect because, regardless of the similarities, the […]