Eiffel Tower

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Eiffel Tower

  1. 1. The Eiffel Tower <ul><li>Paris… Eiffel tower! </li></ul><ul><li>312m high </li></ul><ul><li>200,000,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1889 </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>Construction, technology, history </li></ul>
  2. 2. Construction <ul><li>Gustave Eiffel and the anniversary of the French revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>Floors 1, 2 ,3 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Foundation
  4. 4. Upper Levels
  5. 5. Elevators <ul><li>110 passengers </li></ul><ul><li>8 tons </li></ul><ul><li>5 elevators </li></ul>
  6. 6. March 31, 1889
  7. 7. Antennas
  8. 8. History <ul><li>Sep. 10, 1889 - Edison </li></ul><ul><li>Jan. 12, 1908 -phonograph </li></ul><ul><li>Feb. 4, 1912 - parachute accident </li></ul><ul><li>Sep. 24, 1958 - Bomb </li></ul><ul><li>Jun. 1987 - Bungy-jump </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 1, 2000 - Lights </li></ul><ul><li>June 17, 2005 - Tom & Katie </li></ul><ul><li>May 29, 2010 - World Record Rollerblade </li></ul>
  9. 9. A Little Extra About It <ul><li>2,500,000 rivets and 18,038 iron parts </li></ul><ul><li>$7,799,401.34 </li></ul><ul><li>42 mile visual </li></ul><ul><li>4 tons of cleaning clothes, 400 liters of detergent, and 25,000 bin bags. </li></ul><ul><li>1660 steps </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal expansion - 18cm </li></ul><ul><li>Sways 6-7 cm </li></ul>
  10. 10. Highest Point in Paris

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