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5 Matching questions

  1. Arch
  2. Tension
  3. Dynamic vs Static Load
  4. Strength to Weight Ratio
  5. Point of deformity
  1. a 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.
  2. b a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body
  3. c Where the structure starts to deform
  4. d form an arch or curve
  5. e a ratio of the amount of weight an object can hold and how much the structure weighs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is where a cables help support the weight of the structure
  2. act of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body
  3. a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  4. a projecting beam that is attached to a building at one end, but suspended in the air at the other
  5. a structure build entirely of cubes

5 True/False questions

  1. Gusseta metal or wood plate added to the surface of a joint to strenghten the connection


  2. I Beama steel beam in the shape of an I


  3. Pratt Trussthey are creating and equal lateral triangles


  4. Deflectiona layered structure


  5. Spanthe distance or interval between two points