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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. Individual interconnected parts of structure






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. A structure made from more than 1 or more triangles






4. A force that pulls apart






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






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






7. Opposing force sliding past each other






8. Shorter is stronger






9. State of balance where opposing forces are equal






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






11. A twisting force






12. Thicker than can hold more






13. Members start to bend due to increased load






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






15. Forces that don't change






16. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members






17. Forces that change






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






19. (1) Compression (2) Tension






20. A force that pushes togeather






21. Forces that act upon a structure