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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 twisting force






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






4. Forces that act upon a structure






5. State of balance where opposing forces are equal






6. Individual interconnected parts of structure






7. Combine Horisantal and Vertical members






8. A force that pulls apart






9. Forces that don't change






10. A force that pushes togeather






11. (1) Compression (2) Tension






12. Opposing force sliding past each other






13. Thicker than can hold more






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






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






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






17. Members start to bend due to increased load






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






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






20. Forces that change






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