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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #139

    Question

    Wide flange (W) shaped steel differs from American Standard (S) members in what way?

    Answer

    The flanges on W shapes are parallel; the inner flange surfaces on S shapes have about a 2:12 slope.
     


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2003, Dave Guadagni.

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