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Differentiate between curved beam and arches? View All

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A curved beam can be an arch but an arch is not necessarily made from a curved beam.

An arch can be fabricated from many materials. One form of an arch is a gravity arch where properly shaped stones or blocks are correctly shaped and laid so gravity holds the arch in place.

The curve of a beam can also be in the horizontal plane instead of the vertical plane as it would be in an arch way.

Niel Leon

6 years ago


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