Bridges: history, forces, and types
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The slide show describes the forces that act on a bridge and give examples of types of bridges

The slide show describes the forces that act on a bridge and give examples of types of bridges

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  • 1. Bridges : History, Forces, & Types
  • 2. History
    • The first bridges consisted of fallen logs over rivers.
  • 3. History
    • The development of rope allowed people to build primitive suspension bridges.
    • You can see examples of this type of bridge in many movies.
  • 4. I guarantee you have all been on one
  • 5.
    • Isn’t this the same thing?
  • 6. Who Designs them?
    • A Civil Engineer is a person who designs bridges
    • Civil Engineers must be strong in math and science to be able to properly design a bridge
  • 7. Forces
    • Tension : A force that tries to stretch material and pull it apart
    • Compression : A force that tries to push or squeeze material together
  • 8. More Forces
    • Shear : A force that tries to make materials tear and slide by each other
    • Torsion : A Force that tries to twist and bend materials
  • 9. What happens when there is too much force on a bridge?
  • 10. Beam Bridge Tension Compression
  • 11. Truss Bridge Changes as the load moves across the bridge Tension Compression
  • 12. Arch Bridge Tension Compression
  • 13. Suspension Bridge Tension Compression
  • 14. Cable-Stay Bridge Tension Compression
  • 15. Review