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5 Matching questions

  1. Torsion
  2. Dynamic vs Static Load
  3. Load Bearing
  4. Cable Stay Bridge
  5. Column
  1. a a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure
  2. b Dynamic load is the permanent load of the structure. The weight of the structure alone. Static load is the amounts of weight being added or subtracted to the structure. Like cars going on and off of a bridge.
  3. c Wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.
  4. d is where a cables help support the weight of the structure
  5. e act of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  2. form an arch or curve
  3. the distance or interval between two points
  4. a ratio of the amount of weight an object can hold and how much the structure weighs
  5. a metal or wood plate added to the surface of a joint to strenghten the connection

5 True/False questions

  1. Dead Loadthe weight of the structure itself


  2. Pratt Trusstruss where the angle of the triangles are facing one way toward the center and the other side of the bridge facing the opposite side


  3. Cantileverforce that produces strain on a physical body


  4. Laminationa stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body


  5. Point of deformityWhere the structure starts to deform


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