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    QUIZ

    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #216

    A 16-gage (U.S. Standard) piece of stainless steel is about 1/16 inch (1.587 millimeters) thick and weighs 1.313, 2.625, or 4.594 pounds per square foot? (6.4, 12.8, or 22.4 kilograms per square meter)? Care to guess the weight per square foot or per square meter of 16-gage aluminum?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #215

    If you specified a clay product (formed from decomposed volcanic ash, with a high content of the mineral montmorillonite), and this product has the capacity of absorbing a considerable amount of water, and swells accordingly, what building product would you be specifying?  

    Answer to Puzzler #215


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2004, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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