Tag: construction

Building Types Online free trial

We are delighted to inform you that we have a free trial of the Birkhäuser Building Types Online database until 18th November 2016.  You can access the trial on campus or via VPN when working away from the University campus.

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Off campus access problems for BCIS and ISURV (resolved)

The library ‘off campus passwords’ page lists usernames and passwords for off campus access to the e-resources BCIS and ISURV. Neither of these passwords are working currently, the supplier is investigating. In the meantime, both resources can still be accessed

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Building work next weekend (25-26 October)

A small amount of building work taking place on the ground floor on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October.  There is expected to be some building noise and some areas of the ground floor will be closed off for your safety. A section

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Fantastic Contraption

Build whimsical machines by connecting rotating wheels and rods to negotiate a variety of ostacle courses. It may not be as clever as the construction kit in Sodaplay, but it’s rather fun. http://www.physicsgames.net/game/Fantastic_Contraption.html

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Sleeping Beauty’s Castle

TOTD is still recovering from an Easter visit to Disneyland Paris. This site was Europe’s second most expensive construction project (the Channel Tunnel being at No.1). Looking at the scale of the operation in this time-lapse sequence, which shows the

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Happy Birthday Eiffel Tower

Bonjour tout le monde et bienvenue à l’édition de mardi Thing of the Day! Today is the 120th anniversary of the opening of the Eiffel Tower and here is the official website (in Anglais): http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/ For those of you in

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Sodaplay

Here’s something that should appeal to mechanical engineers and those with an interest in physics. http://sodaplay.com/ Try Constructor, which allows you to create models using a combination of fixed and free masses, springs and muscles. http://sodaplay.com/creators/soda/items/constructor It takes some practice, and

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