Bridge Construction II Questions

 Name___________________________________________________

Date_____________________________________________________

Period___________________________________________________

Directions:

Read the passage from Bridge Construction II and answer the following questions

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  1. What is the purpose of the wooden strips?

 

 

  1. What is Load?

 

 

  1. What is Compression?

 

  1. What is Tension?

 

 

  1. Why is it necessary to test the bridges?

 

  1. Draw and label the parts of a bridge and showing the forces

 

8) What happen to the bottom of the bridge when a load is applied?

 

9) What happens to the top of the bridge when a load is applied ?

 

 

10) Where will you apply a load to your bridge?

 

 

11) On the Howe and Pratt bridges, in which direction are the forces applied?

 

 

 

12) A truss is a ______________________________ designed to support a ___________________.

 

 

13) Define:

 14)3-View Sketch

 

15)Span

 

16) Super- Structure

 

17) Sub-Structure

 

18)Roadbed

 

19) Failure

 

20) Bridge Length

 

21) Sketch a simple Truss

 

 

 

 

22) Sketch a Truss with Straight Supports

 

 

 

23) Sketch a Truss with triangular supports

 

 

24) Sketch and label the top view

 

25) Sketch and Label the side view

 

26) Sketch and label the  end view

 

27) Which geometric shape the strongest?

 

  
28) Destructive testing gives________________ a feel for how  much _____________ it takes to break the bridge, then the _______________ can scale up this force to _________________the weight of actual cars, truck and buses.

29) Tension is a force tending to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________ or_________________ something.

 

30) The­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________is the world’s longest bridge.[2] It is a __________ kilometers (102.4 mi) long viaduct on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway

 

 

 

31) How much force did it take to break your bridge?_______________________

 

32) What was the cost of your bridge?_____________________________________

33) What was the efficiency of your bridge ?______________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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