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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

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