Civil Engineering - Building Construction - Discussion

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The depth of an arch is the distance between

[A]. ground level and springing line
[B]. crown and springing line
[C]. crown and ground level
[D]. intrados and extrados.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Ragini said: (Sep 3, 2017)  
I think B is the correct answer.

Kamlesh said: (Oct 3, 2017)  
Acccording to D it is thickness of arch.

Praful Sl said: (Nov 12, 2017)  
Depth or height:- It is perpendicular distance between the intrados and extrados.

Thickness or breadth of soffit :- It is the horizontal distance measured perpendicular to the front and back faces of an arch. ATQ D is right answer.

Aadarsh said: (Jan 20, 2018)  
B is the right option.

Rohit said: (Apr 1, 2018)  
D is the correct answer. Please explain in detail.

Rooney said: (Sep 11, 2018)  
Depth or height of an arch is the perpendicular distance between intrados and extrados. So the answer given hers is correct.

Shoaib Ur Rehman said: (Jun 6, 2020)  
D is the correct answer. Agree with the given answer.

Hossayn Fedayi said: (Jun 15, 2021)  
The depth or height of an arch is The perpendicular distance between the intrados of the arch to the extrados of the arch. While Rise of an arch is The clear vertical distance between the highest point on the intrados and the springing line.

Waseem Sangi said: (Jun 26, 2022)  
The vertical clear distance between springing line and highest point on the intrados is called rise.

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