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this is because when the area of contact between the ground and the building increases the pressure exerted by the building will be less for the same force.

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This is because when the area of contact between the ground and the building increases the pressure exerted by the building will be less for the same force.

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When a body is projected simultaneously from the top of the building with different initial horizontal velocity which of the two will hit the ground first?

Ignoring air resistance, the horizontal component of velocity has no connection with, and no effect on, the vertical component. Two bodies that leave the top of the building simultaneously with the same vertical velocity hit the ground at the same time, regardless of their horizontal velocities or their masses. That's the same as saying that a bullet fired horizontally from a gun and a bullet or a stone dropped from the gun's muzzle at the same instant hit the ground at the same instant. Strange but true.


What is the motion parallel to the ground?

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If someone falls from a building and is pushed to the side just a few feet before ground contact would they live?

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Why building foundation have large horizontal area of contact with the ground?

this is because when the area of contact between the ground and the building increases the pressure exerted by the building will be less for the same force.


What is the best type of ground to put a building on?

Firm ground not suffering from shrinkage or expansion. Rock is the firmest. Sandy ground will require piled foundations. Clay will require investigation into shrinkage with the seasons. Avoid building near tall trees - especially poplars that have large root networks that can affect the foundations over time.


What is the importance of a foundation when a tower or tall building such as a skyscrapper is being constructed?

a foundation is a huge hole in the ground where a building goes into and if it didnt have any foundations it would either collapse or sink into the ground


Do all building foundations have trenches?

Yes. The trench is for what's called a footing.This footing is a mass of concrete that supports the building and keeps it from sinking into the ground.


Do all buildings have foundations?

Yes. The trench is for what's called a footing.This footing is a mass of concrete that supports the building and keeps it from sinking into the ground.


Why are buildings built on stilts in Longyearbyen?

So air can pass freely between buildings and the ground. Permafrost exists underground, so if heat from the buildings radiated into the ground and melted it, the ground would sink and the building foundations would be compromised.


What kind of building rests on a foundation?

Deep foundations extend much further into the ground than shallow foundations, allowing us to build skyscrapers, high-rise apartments, and other tall buildings. The size and type of deep foundation depend on building weight, soil conditions, groundwater level, total cost, and project timeframe.


What is horizontal markings?

Horizontal markings are markings (such as painted or etched lines) that are horizontal (or parallel to the ground).


When a body is projected simultaneously from the top of the building with different initial horizontal velocity which of the two will hit the ground first?

Ignoring air resistance, the horizontal component of velocity has no connection with, and no effect on, the vertical component. Two bodies that leave the top of the building simultaneously with the same vertical velocity hit the ground at the same time, regardless of their horizontal velocities or their masses. That's the same as saying that a bullet fired horizontally from a gun and a bullet or a stone dropped from the gun's muzzle at the same instant hit the ground at the same instant. Strange but true.


How are buildings flattened by earthquakes?

How do you think? the Eartquake shakes the ground and foundations break you noob of common sense How do you think? the Eartquake shakes the ground and foundations break you noob of common sense


What is marks?

Horizontal markings are markings (such as painted or etched lines) that are horizontal (or parallel to the ground).


How would you use the word horizontal in a sentence?

the word horizontal means: flat or level: a horizontal position. "The line is horizontal to the ground" would work.....