The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #273
If you used aluminum screws to attach two brass elements in a shower room you are likely to have galvanic action, or corrosion over time in one of the metals. Which will tend to corrode, the aluminum or the brass?
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Architecture Puzzler #272
Soft clay that can be penetrated several inches by a thumb has a bearing capacity of about what pressure? Give your answer in pounds per square foot (psf) or pascals (Pa). Hard clay that can be indented with difficulty by a thumbnail has a bearing capacity of about what
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