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Tag: Arches Types of Arches

In the most natural type of arch, the horizontal component of each reaction, or thrust, is carried into a buttress, which also carries the vertical reaction. This type will be referred to as the true arch. The application of arch construction, however, can be greatly expanded economically by carrying the thrust through a tie, a tension member between the ends of the span. This

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