[Tagging] Draft Proposed Relationship Area Steps

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 21:45:41 UTC 2015

On 5/03/2015 9:57 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> Regarding the steepness of the steps and how to map them, I'd not only 
> suggest to use "incline" with a percentage (like it is currently done 
> in the area steps proposal) but also permit to enter the height and 
> largeness

Rise and tread .. rise for the near vertical bit .. tread for the 
horizontal bit you tread (step) on.

> (sorry for my English, this is intended as the projected distance of 
> two consecutive risers) of a single step (projection of riser) because 
> these tend to be the same along the whole steps (otherwise people risk 
> falling), and they are easier to survey (no need to calculate).
> For who reads German, here is an interesting article in wikipedia 
> about this aspect of steps: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treppensteigung

Lots of interesting things about steps and stairway to do with teh 
mechanics of the human body and the metal process that we do.

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