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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Getting to Know: Maya Vaults

Time: 8:00 pm til 9:30 pm

Location: Miami Science Museum, 3280 South Miami Avenue, across from Vizcaya

Description: The Institute of Maya Studies Director of Research, Joaquin J. Rodriguez III, PE, SECB, has released a new study of ancient Maya vault analysis. In the investigation, the mass stability and internal stresses of Maya vaults were calculated and compared. Time and location distribution data was also incorporated in the research. Previous objectives to learn about the actual stability of the so called “false arch” vs. true arching behavior are clarified.rn

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