Ten100: Chapter 14 Assignment

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  • 1. 
    Why are narrow transmission tower lines advantageous?
  • 2. 
    Dr. Bazan-Arias is a geotechnical engineer by training, but she also has some expertise in structural engineering. Why does she believe having both is helpful?
  • 3. 
    What kinds of information can engineers get by looking at stress-strain curves?
  • 4. 
    Foundations are important parts of the structural designs described in the three previous chapters. Write a one-sentence description of each of the following structures' foundations:1.) The Leonard Zakim Bridge2.) The Burj Dubai3.) A house4.) A transmission tower
  • 5. 
    Why are stress strain curves important? What do they tell us about our materials?
  • 6. 
    _________________ engineers specialize in designing how structures or underground parts of structures interact with the land they are standing on.
  • 7. 
    Taller transmission lines have ___________ distances between them.
  • 8. 
    Please fill answer below
  • 9. 
    The most common material for trnasmission line foundations is _________________
  • 10. 
    When selecting materials, we want to choose the materials that best suit our ___________ and terrain.
  • 11. 
    ___________ is the measure of how much a material deforms as compared with its original size.
  • 12. 
    _____________ is a calculation of how much stress a material can support without deforming in a way that compromises the integrity of materials.
  • 13. 
    To learn about the different types of terrains that can be encountered while building, teams hire scientists who study ___________.
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