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Structural Engineering
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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 reenforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. 1) I 2) T 3) Channel 4) Box 5) Angle
Stactic Load
The 5 beam shapes
Deformation
Compression
2. Forces that change
Dynamic Load
Shear
Stactic Load
Equilbarium
3. Forces that act upon a structure
Load
Area of Load
Deformation
Truss
4. Opposing force sliding past each other
The 5 beam shapes
Truss
Structures are always under _ (1) and _ (2)
Shear
5. Shorter is stronger
Deflection
Span
Materials
Triangle
6. The only figure that can not change shape without shortening or lengthing a side.
Triangle
Area of Load
Dynamic Load
Span
7. Forces that don't change
Stactic Load
Shear
The 5 beam shapes
Weight
8. Thicker than can hold more
Equilbarium
Size
Shape
Triangle
9. A force that pushes togeather
Torsion
Compression
Span
Deflection
10. Lighter so that the supports hold less and there is less static load
Deformation
Materials
Weight
Stactic Load
11. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members
Materials
Shape
Load
Deformation
12. Individual interconnected parts of structure
Span
Member
Weight
Deflection
13. A force that pulls apart
Compression
Torsion
Tension
Weight
14. Members start to bend due to increased load
Compression
Weight
Tension
Deflection
15. A structure made from more than 1 or more triangles
Truss
Deformation
Materials
Tension
16. 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
Materials
Shear
Area of Load
Deformation
17. Members bend permeatly out of shape  Cracks may appear
Equilbarium
Deformation
Span
Tension
18. A twisting force
Load
Materials
Shear
Torsion
19. State of balance where opposing forces are equal
Span
Equilbarium
Stactic Load
Weight
20. (1) Compression (2) Tension
Deformation
Structures are always under _ (1) and _ (2)
The 5 beam shapes
Truss
21. Use materials with a good balance of weight and strength
Stactic Load
Materials
Torsion
Compression