The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

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The Leaning Tower Of Pisa by Mind Map: The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

1. Purpose, Form, And Funtion

1.1. The purpose for the leaning tower of pisa was as a bell tower for the Baptist tower beside it.

1.2. The form of the leaning tower of pisa is very tall, a bit bulky, and is, well, leaning.

1.3. The function of the leaning tower of pisa is now a tourist attraction.

2. Forces

2.1. External

2.1.1. Snow: can be slippery and they may close down tourists from going up the stairs.

2.1.2. Rain: can be slippery and they may close down tourists from going up the stairs.

2.1.3. Gravity: may actually topple down the leaning tower of pisa, after all these years?!

2.2. Internal

2.2.1. Compression: The weight of the tower against the ground.

3. Loads

3.1. Center Of Gravity

3.1.1. The center of gravity in the leaning tower of pisa is right down the middle of the leaning side. From right bottom corner to top left corner.

3.2. Load Weight

3.2.1. The structure can support people going up and down the stairs of the tower of pisa, because the center of gravity is balanced, distriputing weight.

4. Type Of Structure

4.1. The Leaning Tower Of Pisa is a mass structure, but on the outside of it, it is a frame structure.

4.2. Is 55.86 metres tall

4.3. Has 296 steps to climb up (exhausting)