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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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Shorter is stronger






2. A force that pulls apart






3. Forces that don't change






4. A force that pushes togeather






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






6. 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






7. Members start to bend due to increased load






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






9. Individual interconnected parts of structure






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






11. Opposing force sliding past each other






12. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members






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






14. A twisting force






15. Thicker than can hold more






16. State of balance where opposing forces are equal






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






18. (1) Compression (2) Tension






19. Forces that act upon a structure






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






21. Forces that change