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Study Guide for Foundations of Engineering Midterm 2nd Semester
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1) Urban Sprawl What are the 10 counties that make up the metro Atlanta area? This came from the article that you read about Urban Sprawl found here : Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale.
2) Urban Sprawl What places stress on Georgia's rivers? This came from the article that you read about Urban Sprawl found here : Increasing withdrawals of water for public supply, industrial uses, power production, and irrigation are placing stress on Georgia's rivers and making it more difficult to meet in-stream flow needs for such uses as water-quality protection, recreation, and fish and wildlife habitat.
3) Urban Sprawl How is a heat island effect created? This came from the article that you read about Urban Sprawl found here : Deforestation and loss of vegetation, coupled with increased pavement and rooftops, creates a "_heat island" effect (temperatures can be up to twelve degrees higher in heavily paved areas of Atlanta) and contributes to the region's air pollution problems as well.
4) Urban Sprawl How do we handle urban sprawl in Georgia? This came from the article that you read about Urban Sprawl found here : Effective remedies against the environmental problems created by sprawl will require growth management strategies that protect the quality of Georgia's water and air and the high quality of life enjoyed by its citizens.
5) Urban Sprawl What is urban sprawl, and how does it occur? : Urban sprawl is most simply defined as "the spreading out of a city and its suburbs over more and more rural land at the periphery" [source: SprawlCity]. In other words, sprawl happens when people abandon cities in favor of the suburbs, vast rural areas once home to wildlife and farms.

Created on March 13, 2015 by
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Shenica Mathieu

chapter 13 vocabulary
japan' golden age
1) Kana : In the Japanese writing system, a set of symbols that stand for sounds
2) Novel : Long fictional story, often with a complex plot and many chapters
3) Anthology : Book of works by different writers
4) Haiku : Form of poetry with 17 syllables in three lines
5) Sutra : Buddhist scripture

Created on March 04, 2015 by
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April Evans

places of architectural sites

1) Where was the Homor erectus house? : Nice France
2) Where is newgrange? : near dublin ireland
3) Where is the white temple? : uruk Iraq
4) Where is stone henge : Wiltshire, England
5) Where is the funerary complex of Zoser? : Saqqara Egypt

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cultures and creators of early architecture

1) What seven buildings are Roman? : The Roman Forum and other Imperial Forums. Third style fresco. The Colosseum. The Pantheon The Floor mosaic from the house of the drinking contest. The baths of Caracalla. The Basilica Maxentius
2) What building is late classical Greek, Ca. 200 B.C. : Bouleuterion
3) What building is hellenistic? E3BC and later? : Theater
4) What two buildings are High Classical Greek? 430s-400s B.C. and 440s-430 B.C. : The Parthenon and the erectheum, both in athens.Parthenon was built first.
5) Who built the Erechtheum? : Mnesicles

Created on October 22, 2013 by
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krista's flashcard
flashcards are the the best thinks ever in the world ever
1) see : sees
2) call : calls
3) your : you
4) animal : animals
5) horse : ponys

Created on March 07, 2013 by
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krista lewisbrown

Preliminar Vocab

1) Hola : Hello
2) Buenos Dias : Good Morning
3) Buenos Tardes : Good Afternoon
4) Buenos Noches : Good Evening
5) Senora : Mrs.

Created on March 27, 2012 by
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Ali Khcheiche

Art Midterm
1) ______________ is a painting technique that was used by the Abstract Expressionists. In this approach to painting imagery is generated through ideas from the subconscious mind and painted in an expressive manner. : psychic automatism
2) Which term best describes the work below? (painting with bunch of colors and looks splattered) : nonobjective
3) This work has what shape? (Picture with a bunch of little squares with a girls picture in it) : unity
4) Which word best describes the painting below? (painting of woman off centered with big vase of flowers on the table) : representational
5) Identify the work below. (Man in bathtub looking sad, falling out) : Death of Marat

Created on March 01, 2012 by
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madison jones

Architecture definitions
Architecture definitions and concepts
1) Armature : A metal structural support for a rigid projecting sign. The armature may support the bracket sign by means of one or two projecting arms.
2) Block Plan : A drawing of a building's foot print within an entire block in simplified, non-detailed form
3) Canopy : A metal frame clad with fabric that projects from a building entrance over the sidewalk to the curb where it's supported on vertical posts
4) Demolition : Dismantling or razing of all or part of an existing improvement.
5) Enframement : A general term referring to any elements surrounding a window or door.

Created on November 16, 2011 by
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Michael Parkinson
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