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Building Bridges Word Search

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Bridge Engineering Crossword

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A _________________ bridge uses shapes such as triangles and trapezoids to give it strength. Truss
A ___________________ bridge has a curved bottom and is usually supported at the ends. Covers small distances usually over a small stream or uneven surface. Arch
A _______________ bridge is meant to cover great distances. Usually very expensive to make but are very appealing. (Example: golden gate bridge) Suspension
A _____________ bridge uses cables to distribute the tension load to usually a central or pair of vertical beams. Cablestayed
A _________________ bridge is a bridge built using structures that project horizontally into space, supported on only one end. cantilever
__________________ bridges, also known as stringer bridges, are the simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end. Beam
A force caused by the state of being stretched. Tension
Force caused by the act of being squeezed together. compression
The weight of the bridge that must be supported by the structure of the bridge. Dead Load
The steps that engineers use to design something to solve a problem Engineering Design Process
The outermost end supports on a bridge, which carry the load from the deck Abutments
The distance a bridge extends between two supports. Span
The vertical structure in a suspension bridge or cable staryed bridge from which cables are hung Tower
A strain produced when material is twisted Torsion
A structure built over an obstacle, such as a river or a road. Bridge
Supported roadway on a bridge. Deck
A structural support; to strengthen and stiffen a structure to resist loads. Brace
An engineer who plans, designs, and supervises the construction of facilities essential to modern life. (examples: bridges, buildings, roads, etc..) Civil Engineer
A mixture of water, sand, small stones, and a gray powder called cement. Concrete

Science Word Search

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Building Better Bridges Word Search

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Bridges Crossword

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what is a pulling or stretching force tension
the length of a bridge between two piers span
the "column" of a bridge pier
a person who applies her/his understanding of science and mathematics to creating things for the benefit of others engineer
the "top" of the bridge on which we drive or walk deck
a pushing force that tends to shorten objects compression
a long, rigid, vertical (upright) support member of a structure column
a bridge that consists of beams supported by columns (piers, towers) beam bridge
a long, rigid, horizontal support member of a structure beam
a bridge that forms the shape of an arch arch bridge
a mass receiving the arch, beam, truss, at each end of a bridge. abutment
A bridge in which the deck is hung from cables suspension bridge

Civil Engineering Study Guide 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An action that twists a material Torsion
The weight of items on a structure live load
A force that stretches material apart Tension
A force that squeezes a material Compression
The strongest and most rigid shape Triangle
The weight of the structure itself dead load
A force that is a mixture of tension and compression Bending
A force that makes materials slide past one another Shearing
To strengthen a rectangle, what is used? diagonal brace
To strengthen an arch bridge, what is used? abutments
Which type of bridge can span the longest distances? suspension
Which bridge is the most susceptible to the bending force? Beam
Cable bridges are made mostly of what material? steel
Which bridge uses a triangular design to improve strength? truss
An arch bridge's shape is held together with a ________________ keystone

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Bridge Sub Assignment Word Search

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ARCH

Engineering Structures Word Search

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Toothpick Bridge Word Search

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