Asked in Geophysics, Bridges and Tunnels
This hard rock is useful in buliding bridges and bulidings?
The hard rock that is useful for building bridges and buildings is known as granite. Granite is also used for building counter tops. ...
Asked in Home & Garden
What hard rock is useful in building bridges and building?
Most modern bridges are steel structure or framework. Limestone, dolomite and marble have been used in many historic buildings attesting to their durability. ...
Asked in Igneous Rock
What is a igneous rock used for building material?
Because igneous rocks are so hard, they make useful road building materials. When sheets of igneous rock are cut and polished, they are used inside buildings such as banks and offices, and are also used as gravestones. ...
Asked in Geology, Earth Sciences
What is granite used for and why?
granite is a introusive igneouse rock. which means it was formed from magma. granite is used to make: bridges buildings paving streets with coblestones curbstones floors counters and sometimes outdoor garden statues this is because granite is an extreamly hard rock and have a preaty color. ...
Asked in Earthquakes
Do buildings shake more they if they are constructed on rock or sand?
yes... without steel reinforcing, possibly rock may be strong enough to withstand an earthquake but building are not constructed of rock. ...
What is the best hard rock used for building buildings?
Best is a subjective term. For ease of working, limestone, dolomite, or marble would be good. For strength and durability, igneous rocks such as granite or basalt would have the desired characteristics. ...
Asked in Science
Which rock is a popular building stone?
they used alot of bluestone for mansions in the 1800's, in Sydney were sandstone is prevalent there are sandstone buildings and the Empire Sate Building is made out of Granite, but if one considers concrete a stone or rock then it is. ...
Why is concrete used as a building material?
concrete is a hard and very reliable substance that you can have as a liquidity substance then mold it properly the way you want it then it becomes hard as rock then you can have a lasting building. ...
Asked in TV Shows and Series
What are the release dates for Nash Bridges - 1996 Rock and a Hard Place 6-1?
Nash Bridges - 1996 Rock and a Hard Place 6-1 was released on: USA: 6 October 2000 Germany: 28 January 2002 France: 7 April 2002 Hungary: 10 September 2007 ...
Asked in Geology
How does acid rain affect rocks and buildings?
Acid rain chemically weathers rocks and buildings down. This means that the acid in the rain corrodes the surface of the rock or building. It reacts with almost any rock, especially carbonate ones, like limestone, marble and sandstone. The gas produced when this reaction takes place is hydrogen sulfide. When the acid rain corrodes into rock, it makes it easier to be carried away by normal rain and water. Over time, this will cause serious problems to the structure of the rock...
Asked in Geology
Is sandstone a hard rock or soft?
compared to most rocks sandstone is rather soft and brittle, but the hardness of it varies greatly from rock to rock, some sandstone is so soft it can be crushed by stamping on it while other sandstone is so hard it can be used to build buildings ...