Writers often debate about the best way to write: plot-driven or character-driven.
Plot-driven implies vast sheets of butchers paper covered in post-it notes, or timelines nutted out on Excel or some other left-brain device. 560 more words
Answer by Patrick Barry:
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A ‘span’ in engineering parlance means ‘the gap between two supports’
This bridge is single span:
A single span slab is a slab that is supported at either end.
Answer by Rakshita Nagayach:
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RCC buildings have vertically oriented wide beams (called Shear walls) which carry the earthquake loads down to the foundation. Shear buildings have specially designed shear walls provided along both width and length of the building to resist the wind and seismic loads exerted on the building.