Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal by Mind Map: Taj Mahal

1. The building also seems to have a couple towers around the structure for a rorm.

2. How this structure support loads?

2.1. This structure known as the Taj Mahal suports loads that can be put in it

2.2. It was built to resist winds and other strong dynamic loads that can affect it

2.3. The towers from the left and right have the same strutral frame on the building

2.4. This structure also uses an arch for some extra support

3. How do forces affect this structure?

3.1. Gravity is an external force that affects this structure

3.1.1. It compresses it

3.2. Wind(dynamic force)

3.2.1. The magnitude, plane of application,and point of application varies.

3.3. Gravity can apply force to the structure at high magnitudes and at a 180 degree angle. It can hit the structure from the top. It's a push force

4. Type of structure

4.1. The Taj Mahal is a frame structure.

4.2. Some parts of the structure is made of marble

4.3. Has lots of dome shaped parts

4.4. The many beams and posts on the inside make it a frame structure. They help support it.

5. Purpose form and function

5.1. It was dedicated to emperor Shah Jahan's wife

5.2. The Taj Mahal was built to be a mausoleum.

5.3. The Taj Mahal is made from white marble stone and has precious gem stones pressed into the walls.

5.4. It took approximately 21 years to build

5.5. It became one of he 7 wonders of the world.