Bridge Research

                                 Bridge Research   

 

1) Describe the role of the architectural engineer in bridge design.

 

 

 

 

 

2) Describe three environmental factors that affect bridge design.

 

 

 

 

 

3) Describe four types of bridge design and give an application of each.

 

 

 

 

 

4) Describe three types of truss bridges and give an application of each.

 

 

 

 

 

5) Describe why truss bridge designs are modified.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6) Describe the forces in truss bridges.

 

 

 

 

 

7) Describe the function of bridge building codes.

 

 

 

 

8) Define an axial structural force and explain its importance

 

 

 

 

 

9) Describe two types of axial structural forces and explain their importance.

 

 

 

 

 

10) Define a force vector and explain its importance.

 

 

 

 

 

11) Define a resultant force vector and explain its importance.

 

 

 

 

12) Describe how to calculate a resultant force

 

 

 

 

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13) Define a free-body diagram and explain its function.

 

 

 

 

 

14) Describe how to draw a free-body diagram.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15) Define equilibrium and describe how it is used in force calculations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

16) Describe how to calculate a force using a free-body diagram.

 

 

 

 

 

 

17) Describe four materials used in bridge construction and give an example of each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

18) Describe the functions of the two principle parts of a bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

19) Describe the functions of five structural components used in bridge substructures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20) Describe the functions of seven structural components used in bridge superstructures.

 

 

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