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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —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?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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  

    Answer to Puzzler #272


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.

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