Given the Following three Figures:
1.The civil department at a construction site needs to cover a crane lift pad with a 25mm X 7m X 10m long steel plate.
a. From the information in Figure 1, show how the two pieces of steel plate can be made into one 7m x 10m plate by making one continuous cut on the 8m x 8m plate and then fitting & welding the resulting three pieces together. The cut can be straight, stepped or curved.2. Figure 2 shows a typical floor slab for either a home or a building. Surveyors usually lay it out with appropriate instruments.
a. What is one easy way for a carpenter to layout and/or check a corner of say an exterior wall for square by using just a measuring tape?3.The load to each front tire on the caterpillar 966 wheel loader shown in Figure 3 when the bucket is empty is 10,000 lbs. and is 18,000 lbs. when the bucket is full. The bucket is not resting on the ground in either case.
a. What is the approximate soil loading in psi under the front tires when the bucket is empty?