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