Tuesday, May 25. 2010
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Structural metal bending in a fire, reminded of 9-11
In the interest of being reasonable, I present pictures I took of a local structural fire. I've made a web page with some big pictures, hope you're not on dial up. My suspicions on the matter are there also. Bent metal
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I need to clarify: The reason I talked about melting temperature was that it was often brought up in these discussions. It seems to me that in order for the towers to fall so neatly into their own footprint, the metal would have to melt, not bend. I would think that bending metal would cause the tower to careen sideways, not fall neatly. This building is strong enough to withsatnd high winds over a large surface, but then ever so neatly falls down? Hmmm.
OTOH, what I'm overlooking is the marvel of the building design to begin with. The thing is that tall, that heavy, can withstand those winds, heat expansion, cold contraction, and last those many years, and I don't regard it as amazing? It_might_be_possible that in addition to those qualities, it could also be designed to fall neatly. I'm doing the same thing as the atheists in overlooking the wonder of the original design.
#1 admin on 2010-05-26 13:02
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