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Viga

 

a river in Kostroma Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Unzha. The Viga is 175 km long and has a basin area of 3,360 sq km. The river originates in the Galich Upland and flows through flat country. The channel is meandering. The Viga is fed by snow and rain. It freezes in November, and the ice breaks up at the beginning of April. The river is used for floating timber.

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In Spanish Colonial architecture and its derivatives, a log that has been stripped of its bark and unhewn; used as one of a number of roof beams spanning the width of a building between opposite adobe walls; usually evenly
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A presenca da horizontal veio aos poucos se apresentando como forca direcional ao longo do tempo, desde a serie "Vigas" embora esta pudesse nos remeter a ideia de pilares.
El modelo se baso en la teoria de Winkler para el analisis de vigas sobre fundaciones elasticas, que consiste en representar la viga soportada sobre numerosos resortes de constante k y sometida a unas condiciones de carga (figura 3a); en la figura, Q representa la carga aplicada sobre la viga, en este caso.
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Para a cobertura, o projeto preve a construcao de laje de tijolos produzidos com design que permitem sua auto-sustentacao, colocados em espelho, sem a utilizacao de argamassa ou cola, dispostos na forma de madeira, que tem o formato de arco abatido, apoiada nas vigas horizontais, que, para nao abrirem, sao ancoradas com tirantes de concreto colocados transversalmente sobre as paredes que existem ao longo das vigas.
Nearby, the Hubbell House, with its ceiling of ponderosa pine vigas and 18-inch-thick adobe walls, is much as it was when the Family last lived there.