The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #94
Suppose you designed a "viscous damper" to minimize rotation placed on a moment frame joint during an earthquake. How would you describe this design to your client?
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Over time some woods will darken or become "richer" looking, developing a "patina." Others will fade and lose their brilliance. Which of the following woods grow richer and which fade? Walnut, padouk, cherry, poplar, maple, mahogany, purple heart.
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Earthquake damage to a structure that lacked a viscous damper?
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