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Bridge construction game

Great Bridge Building Game Great Bridge Building Game For the teachers visiting  Smart Kit,  here's another cool educational game you can let your students play: Cargo Bridge- a great bridge building game. Instructions (you don't have to read, since there is a complete easy tutorial in the game that shows you how to play! ): Build a bridge using your mouse and available budget. When it is done click "Test your bridge".

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Bridge construction

The four kinds of bridges and some combinations A. The beam or truss bridge is, in effect, a pair of girders supporting a deck spanning the gap between two piers. Such a beam has to withstand both compression in its upper parts and tension in its lower parts. Where it passes over supports, other forces come into play. A beam may be a hollow box girder or an open frame or truss. B. An arch bridge can be designed so that no part of it has to withstand tension.

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Brick Wall Construction

Building a brick wall is not as difficult as its seems; you just need to get the basics right. Choosing good quality material and putting your efforts are the two factors which play a crucial role in this task. More importantly, by building it on your own, you also save a decent sum of money. The investment involved will include the money spent in buying the necessary material and some of your valuable time―ideally a weekend.

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Boat construction

Wooden Boat Construction by Mark Smaalders (published in the Sept/Oct 2000 issue of Good Old Boat) How they're built and repaired - and the many good reasons for owning one. People have built, paddled and sailed boats for tens of thousands of years. Throughout that time, almost all water craft have been built of wood. Although today wooden boats are seen by many as old fashioned and undesirable, there are still loads of good reasons to own a wooden boat (see Good Old Boat, May issue).

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Block wall construction

A ll masonry walls will rest on a foundation, footers or concrete slab. Prior to erecting a block or brick wall, the foundation must be clean so the mortar will adhere to it. It should also be relatively level. I f you are building a wall for a home addition, garage or other structure, it is important to be able to read construction drawings to identify all the dimensions for the walls which are given on the floor plan and elevation.

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Big d construction

Big-D Construction Share this post The construction industry is well known for the importance of relationships in the successful completion of projects. Fortunately for Weber State University, it has found a partner it can trust in Big-D Construction. Established in 1967, the late Dee Livingood founded Big-D Construction, which aims to follow in his footsteps today by listening to the needs of its clients and providing unmatched quality.

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How To Bid Construction

Many people interested in the construction industry ask the question, how to bid construction. There is no set way on how to bid construction, but coming up with the most accurate cost estimates and developing the lowest bid is a tried and true method. A good method of how to bid construction it to use construction bid software. Construction bid software is used largely by general contractors as part of the cost estimation and budgeting processes when developing a bid for a new project.

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Best-Lock Construction Toys Review

Best-Lock Box "Build a Lot, Pay a Little" Sneaking onto shelves in discount toy sections of stores like Walgreens and now Toys-R-US, Best-Lock promotes itself as a low-cost alternative to "other brands", which, from style of the packaging, is obviously Lego. At first glance, Best-Lock looks like its could be. After all, Lego is "just" a bunch of plastic blocks. Why shouldn't blocks be less expensive? I bought a Best-Lock Military Set to find out, and it turns out that Best-Lock is cheaper because it's a lot worse.

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Be&k construction jobs

Working for KBR Building Group provides many opportunities within the commercial construction industry. The majority of our positions fall within the 3 main job families: Project Management The overall administration of the project serving as the primary liaison with the client and designer. The overall supervision, coordination and performance of all project disciplines in accordance with contractual requirements.

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Basement Waterproofing Methods in New Home Construction

Posted by Matthew Stock on Monday, July 16, 2012. Most of the time, this blog is about basement waterproofing “after the fact” -- water problems and waterproofing solutions in existing homes. The other night while watching TV I was reminded that the smart homebuilder (or the even smarter homebuyer) can ensure freedom from basement seepage problems by thinking ahead and putting water safeguards in place while the home is being built.

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