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Why are earthfills fully covered in concrete where they join bridges?

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What makes suspension bridges unsuitable for railways?

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Why dig out and then fill in before building a large structure?

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If the emergency brake in a train is broken, do the passenger car brakes still work?

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What is the purpose of building foundations?

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How do train tracks handle really cold weather?

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Is there a theoretical bound to how tall a structure can be built?

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Why is it unwise to choose cylindrical horizontal beam

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How many train passes can railway tracks endure?

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What is the maximum length of oil pipelines?

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What is the justification for working on such large stretches of road?

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What is the practical limit on the number of storeys in residential buildings built with monolithic reinforced concrete?

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What is a Spiral Curve, and How is it Different from a Normal Curve?

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How should the public raise questions about unsafe structures in the United States?

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Why would a train automatically derail if a signal is passed at danger?

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How significant is a 8,500 lb concentrated load in a large (25+ floors) residential high-rise?

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PE exam: situations in which two question choices are close to my final answer: how to pick one?

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Is a permanent platform that is hanging and moving a dead load or a live load?

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What would be a practical way for removing thousands of padlocks from valuable bridge railings?

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Biaxial flexure of steel I-beams

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What kind of math do engineers really use?

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What bolts should I specify with Weathering Steel?

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Buckling: Do buckling mode shapes of n > 1 occur in reality?

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Why are concrete bridges more prevalent than steel bridges in the United States?

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Why are creeks sometimes piped underground in urban areas?

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How to remove heat from an IP66 enclosure?

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Can the structural integrity of bridges be measured in real-time for safety?

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How to let a "screw" leave and reenter a thread

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How do I calculate the strength of a weld joining two crossed rods?

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How do units of mm^2/mm represent the reinforcing steel area in a slab?

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