Stresses

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compression
push
torsion
twist
shear
slide
bending
bending
tension
pull
stress
force acting on an object
strain
change in shape
deck arch bridge
bridge with arch underneath roadway
truss bridge
a bridge made out of beams crossed braced at regular intervals for form triangles
cantilever bridge
expensive bridges that balance out tension and compression forces, not good in earthquakes
post and beam bridge
bridge with no extra support between supports
suspension bridge
a bridge that has cables attaching the roadway to another cable that spans across the supports and are anchored to the edge of the bridge
cable stayed bridge
A bridge where the cables are attached from the supports directly to the roadway
an arch bridge can resist outward force in 3 way, name them....
add buttresses to outside edge, fasten the feet(end of arch) together (often by the roadway), make a series of arches

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