Bridge Terms Quiz Retake

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Bridge Terms Quiz Retake


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  • 1. 
    This refers to the weight of the bridge.  It has to hold itself up before it can hold anything else.
    • A. 

      Dead Load

    • B. 

      Live load

    • C. 

      Truss

    • D. 

      Compression

  • 2. 
    These are formed by members and form triangles.  They give the bridge strength.
    • A. 

      Joints

    • B. 

      Statics

    • C. 

      Pier

    • D. 

      Truss

  • 3. 
    This refers to all of the forces that act on the bridge that are not a part of the actual bridge.  Examples would be snow, cars, and wind.
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Live load

    • D. 

      Statics

  • 4. 
    A structure at each end of the bridge that connects it to the land.
    • A. 

      Span

    • B. 

      Abutment

    • C. 

      Deck

    • D. 

      Pier

  • 5. 
    This refers to the length of the bridge from one end to the other.  It is a measurement.  It is not an actual thing.
    • A. 

      Deck

    • B. 

      Pier

    • C. 

      Span

    • D. 

      Abutment

  • 6. 
    The spot where members are connected.
    • A. 

      Joint

    • B. 

      Abutment

    • C. 

      Truss

    • D. 

      Pier

  • 7. 
    Structures that run vertically to the ground and hold up the bridge.  All bridges do not have these.
    • A. 

      Span

    • B. 

      Abutment

    • C. 

      Pier

    • D. 

      Members

  • 8. 
    The part of the bridge that is used for transportation.
    • A. 

      Span

    • B. 

      Deck

    • C. 

      Truss

    • D. 

      Abutment

  • 9. 
    This is caused by forces pushing on the ends of members in a truss.
    • A. 

      Tension

    • B. 

      Statics

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Loads

  • 10. 
    This is a type of physics that studies the structure of trusses.
    • A. 

      Statics

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Triangle Sum Theorem

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