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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Pratt Truss
  2. Gusset
  3. Truss
  4. Column
  5. Point of deformity
  1. a a metal or wood plate added to the surface of a joint to strenghten the connection
  2. b a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  3. c Where the structure starts to deform
  4. d 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
  5. e a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the distance or interval between two points
  2. A measure of deformation of a structure due to applied loads.
  3. a layered structure
  4. a projecting beam that is attached to a building at one end, but suspended in the air at the other
  5. form an arch or curve

5 True/False questions

  1. Square Set TimberingWall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.


  2. Tensiona stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body


  3. Compressionthe process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together


  4. Torsionact of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body


  5. Load Bearingthe weight of the structure itself


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