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Structural Engineering

Subject : engineering
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1. (1) Compression (2) Tension

2. Members start to bend due to increased load

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

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

5. A force that pulls apart

6. Individual interconnected parts of structure

7. Shorter is stronger

8. Forces that change

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

10. 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

11. A force that pushes togeather

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

13. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members

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

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

16. Opposing force sliding past each other

17. Thicker than can hold more

18. Forces that don't change

19. A twisting force

20. Forces that act upon a structure

21. State of balance where opposing forces are equal