Physics, Other, Architecture


Civil Engineering: Bridge Types


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  • 1. Multiple-choice
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    Which of the following is NOT a hallmark feature or use case example of the Cable Stayed Bridge?

    Draped cables that flow along the top of the bridge.

    The potential to use only one Pier/Tower.

    Angled vertical cables that connect the deck to the pier.

    The ability to span long distances.

  • 2. Multiple-choice
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    1 pt

    The Brooklyn Bridge is considered a hybrid of which 2 bridge types?

    Suspension and Truss

    Cantilever and Arch

    Cantilever and Suspension

    Cable Stayed and Suspension

  • 3. Multiple-choice
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    Which statement accurately describes the forces that all bridges must overcome?

    Compression, which forces gravity to stretch bridge matter; as well as tension, which splits atoms through friction

    Combustion, which drives matter inward making it stronger, and extrusion, which forces matter outward.

    Relative velocity, which measures bridge speed, and stationary velocity, which measures the distance the bridge moves.

    Compression, which relates to forces that push from the outside in, and tension, which relates to forces that pull away and stretch out.

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