Ten100: Chapter 11 Assignment

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Ten100: Chapter 11 Assignment


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  • 1. 
    According to Kirk, what are the main problems that the Central Artery Project is trying to solve?
  • 2. 
    Three engineers are designing a civic center for a small city: an architect, a structural engineer, and a field engineer. Describe how each team member would contribute to the construction project. Name at least three other individuals who might also work on the project.
  • 3. 
    What were the design requirement of the Zakim Bridge?
  • 4. 
    A concrete bridge will carry a live load that is ___% of its total load.
  • 5. 
    _________________ occurs when the ends of an object are being pushed toward each other.
  • 6. 
    ________________ occurs when the ends of an object are pulled away from each other.
  • 7. 
    A(n) ________________ refers to a part of a structure that projects into space supported at only one end.
  • 8. 
    When one side of an object experiences tension and the other side experiences compression, the object is experiencing  ______________.
  • 9. 
    ________________ refers to the twisting that results when one side of an object moves in a different direction that the other side.
  • 10. 
    _________________ occurs when materials expand as they get hotter and shrink as they get cooler.
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