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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Warren Truss
  2. Load Bearing
  3. Span
  4. Torsion
  5. Truss
  1. a a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  2. b Wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.
  3. c act of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body
  4. d they are creating and equal lateral triangles
  5. e the distance or interval between two points

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a steel beam in the shape of an I
  2. a projecting beam that is attached to a building at one end, but suspended in the air at the other
  3. a metal or wood plate added to the surface of a joint to strenghten the connection
  4. force that produces strain on a physical body
  5. a layered structure

5 True/False questions

  1. Strength to Weight Ratiotruss where the angle of the triangles are facing one way toward the center and the other side of the bridge facing the opposite side

          

  2. Compressionact of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body

          

  3. Dynamic vs Static LoadDynamic 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.

          

  4. Point of deformityWall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.

          

  5. Cable Stay Bridgeis where a cables help support the weight of the structure