Parts of an arch
The different types of parts in an arch are:
- Voussoir : The wedge shaped blocks that make up the arch and prevent each other from slipping.
- Crown: Voussoirs at the top of the arch.
- Keystone : The topmost voussior of the arch that balance the network of all voussiors.
- Pier :A support/ pillar on which the arch rests springer : The top stone/ voussoir that placed first on the pier to start the arch.
- Intrados :Interior/Inner surface of the arch.
- Extrados :Exterior/Outer surface of the arch.
- Impost :A stone which is slightly projected that surmounts the pier and the voussoirs.
- Haunch: Side of the arch, extends from crown towards impost.
- Spandrel :Wall surface bordered by the curve of the arch, the start of another wall and the horizontal part above it.
What is Arch
Parts of Arch
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