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Name Tree Top Walkway, Kew Gardens, London
Who Site still in preparation
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Latitude N 51 28' 49.5"
Longitude W 00 17' 48"
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What Read more.....
How to read the bridge Read more.....
   

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Materials Tower: composite steel/concrete
Deck: steel box and reinforced concrete slab
Cables: steel

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How to read the bridge Read more about the book metaphor...
Chapter 1 Suspension system
Paragraphs Leaning tower:  
Bridge deck:
Supporting cables:
Sentences Tower:
Deck:
Cables:
Words Tower:
Deck:
Cables:
Letters Steel: Iron, carbon with other additives such as chromium etc
Concrete: Cement, sand, aggregate and water
Reinforced concrete: Concrete is strong in compression but weak in tension where it has to be reinforced with steel bars
Chapter 2 Foundations
Paragraphs Bearings:
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Grammar Technically the bridge is a way of taking forces from up in the air down to the ground. So imagine the flow of those forces through the structure. Think of a truck standing on the brdge and how its weight is transmitted through the bridge to the ground.

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