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    Osaka arched floodgate deploying - GIF

    Osaka arched floodgate deploying. One of two floodgates built to protect the Japanese city from tsunamis, typhoon surges, and floods.




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    I expected the arch to be in compression rather than tension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unkle Fuzzy View Post
    I expected the arch to be in compression rather than tension.
    Huh. That is definitely weird. Very strange design choice indeed.

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    It wouldn't take much to add a foot bridge on that arch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unkle Fuzzy View Post
    I expected the arch to be in compression rather than tension.
    Placing in compression would direct a lot of force into inreasingly narrow channels by the support towers. That would create big splashes and errosion. The forces are directed away from the support towers this way.



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