The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #134
If you increase the cement content in your concrete mix design you can expect which two of the following to be true:
— A higher early strength
— A change in slump and improved workability
— An increase in the temperature of the mix which would produce longer set times
— A decrease in the air content of air-entrained mixes
Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #133
In the production of veneer woods, the method of cutting determines the pattern of the veneer. Match the slicing method with the final pattern.
1. Rotary slicing
2. Plain (flat) slicing
3. Quarter slicing
4. Rift slicing
A. Narrow striped pattern
B. Cathedral pattern
C. Very broad pattern
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Mixing in the cement.
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