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Structural Engineering

Subject : engineering
Instructions:
  • Answer 21 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Opposing force sliding past each other






2. 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






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






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






5. A force that pulls apart






6. The only figure that can not change shape without shortening or lengthing a side.






7. Thicker than can hold more






8. State of balance where opposing forces are equal






9. Individual interconnected parts of structure






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






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






12. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members






13. Forces that change






14. A force that pushes togeather






15. (1) Compression (2) Tension






16. A twisting force






17. Forces that don't change






18. Forces that act upon a structure






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






20. Shorter is stronger






21. Members start to bend due to increased load