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Skyscraper: Forces


The skyscraper pushes down (compression) into the ground
The skyscraper pushes down into the ground.
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But when the wind blows, the columns on the windy side stretch apart (tension) and the columns on the other side squeeze together(compression)
But when the wind blows, the columns on the windy side stretch apart, and the columns on the other side squeeze together.


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