• Question: How does arch curvature affect load carrying strength?

    Asked by D_TUBE to Rosemary, Oliver, Leigh, Jordan, Hannah, David on 15 Mar 2019.
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      David Sünderhauf answered on 15 Mar 2019:

      I’m afraid none of us are engineers so probably can’t answer it (well, I certainly can’t 😛 ). My guess is load carrying strength would go up to a certain degree of curvature, and then drop again if your arch is too curved.