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Structural Engineering

Subject : engineering
Instructions:
  • Answer 21 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. The only figure that can not change shape without shortening or lengthing a side.






2. (1) Compression (2) Tension






3. A force that pulls apart






4. Forces that change






5. Opposing force sliding past each other






6. Thicker than can hold more






7. Forces that act upon a structure






8. A force that pushes togeather






9. Use materials with a good balance of weight and strength






10. Forces that don't change






11. A twisting force






12. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members






13. 1) I 2) T 3) Channel 4) Box 5) Angle






14. Pushing down in 1 spot at the middle of the bridge is more stressful to the structurethan if the same force is spread out. One heavy trucj in the middle of a bridge has more effect than several cars that are spread out but total the same weight






15. Members bend permeatly out of shape - Cracks may appear






16. State of balance where opposing forces are equal






17. Shorter is stronger






18. A structure made from more than 1 or more triangles






19. Individual interconnected parts of structure






20. Members start to bend due to increased load






21. Lighter so that the supports hold less and there is less static load