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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Arch
  2. Dead Load
  3. Pratt Truss
  4. Strength to Weight Ratio
  5. Torsion
  1. a act of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body
  2. b form an arch or curve
  3. c truss where the angle of the triangles are facing one way toward the center and the other side of the bridge facing the opposite side
  4. d a ratio of the amount of weight an object can hold and how much the structure weighs
  5. e the weight of the structure itself

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a projecting beam that is attached to a building at one end, but suspended in the air at the other
  2. a metal or wood plate added to the surface of a joint to strenghten the connection
  3. a layered structure
  4. the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
  5. a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body

5 True/False questions

  1. Load BearingWall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.


  2. Point of deformityWhere the structure starts to deform


  3. Columna tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure


  4. Trussforce that produces strain on a physical body


  5. Stressa triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)


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