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  • 1 Load-bearing wall — A load bearing wall (or bearing wall) is a wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure. The materials most often used to construct load bearing walls in large buildings are concrete, block, or brick.… …

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  • 2 Wall plate — A Wall plate, a structural element in the Light frame construction method known as platform framing, is a horizontally laid structural element at right angles to the load bearing part of the vertical load (weight) of a building. It serves as a… …

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  • 3 Curtain wall — For defensive curtain walls in medieval buildings, see Curtain wall (fortification). Glass curtain wall of the Bauhaus Dessau A curtain wall is an outer covering of a building in which the outer walls are non structural, but merely keep out the… …

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  • 4 structural system — In building construction, the particular method of assembling and constructing structural elements of a building so that they support and transmit applied loads safely to the ground without exceeding the allowable stresses in the members. Basic… …

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  • 5 Fly system — Fly loft of the Theater Bielefeld in Germany A fly system, flying system or theatrical rigging system, is a system of lines (e.g. ropes), blocks (pulleys), counterweights and related devices within a theatre that enable a stage crew to quickly,… …

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  • 6 reproductive system, plant — Introduction       any of the systems, sexual or asexual, by which plants reproduce. In plants, as in animals, the end result of reproduction is the continuation of a given species, and the ability to reproduce is, therefore, rather conservative …

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  • 7 skeletal system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  the internal skeleton that serves as a framework for the body. This framework consists of many individual bones (bone) and cartilages (cartilage). There also are bands of fibrous connective tissue the ligaments (ligament)… …

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  • 8 human cardiovascular system — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ system that conveys blood through vessels to and from all parts of the body, carrying nutrients and oxygen to tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes. It is a closed tubular system in which the… …

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  • 9 immune system — Anat. a diffuse, complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris: the system… …

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  • 10 reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …

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  • 11 Federal Reserve System — FRB and FED redirect here. For other uses, see FRB (disambiguation) and FED (disambiguation). Federal Reserve System …

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  • 12 Derek Wall — Former Principal Speaker of the Green Party In office 2006–2008 Personal details Political party Green Party of England and Wales …

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  • 13 endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …

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  • 14 Steel plate shear wall — A steel plate shear wall (SPSW) consists of steel infill plates bounded by a column beam system. Overview When these infill plates occupy each level within a framed bay of a structure, they constitute an SPSW [Kharrazi, M.H.K., 2005, “Rational… …

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  • 15 House System at the California Institute of Technology — The House System is the basis of undergraduate student residence at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Caltech s unique House system is modeled after the residential college system of Oxford and Cambridge in England, although the… …

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  • 16 muscle system, human — Introduction   the muscles of the human body that work the skeletal system (skeletal system, human), that are under voluntary control, and that are concerned with movement, posture, and balance. Broadly considered, human muscle like the muscles… …

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  • 17 Slurry wall — excavator A set of Slurry wall guide walls before excav …

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  • 18 Health care system — A health care system is the organization of people, institutions, and resources to deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations. There is a wide variety of health care systems around the world, with as many… …

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  • 19 Shear wall — In structural engineering, a shear wall is a wall composed of braced panels (also known as shear panels) to counter the effects of lateral loads acting on a structure. Wind and earthquake loads are the most common loads braced wall lines are… …

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  • 20 Tin can wall — Tin cans, although not a common building source, have been used for creating structures. They can be laid in concrete, stacked vertically on top of each other, and crushed or cut and flattened to be used as shingles [http://www.eco… …

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