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Beam (structure): Quiz


Question 1: The loads carried by a beam are transferred to ________, walls, or girders, which then transfer the force to adjacent structural compression members.
ColumnCorinthian orderClassical orderCapital (architecture)

Question 2: ________
Stress (mechanics)Finite element method in structural mechanicsDirect stiffness methodLinear elasticity

Question 3: Most beams in ________ buildings have rectangular cross sections, but the most efficient cross section is a universal beam.
Beam (structure)SteelCorrosionReinforced concrete

Question 4: This is commonly used in steel-frame buildings and ________.
Arch bridgeTruss bridgeCable-stayed bridgeBridge

Question 5: A beam is a structural element that is capable of withstanding load primarily by resisting ________.
BendingEuler–Bernoulli beam equationStress (mechanics)Beam (structure)

Question 6: In contemporary ________, beams are typically made of steel, reinforced concrete, or wood.
ConstructionStructural engineeringBuilding services engineeringCivil engineering

Question 7: The fact that most of the material is placed away from the neutral axis (axis of symmetry in case of universal beam) increases the ________ of the beam which in turn increases the stiffness.
Second moment of areaBendingMoment of inertiaStress (mechanics)

Question 8: ________ and Bending Moment and Euler-Bernoulli beam equation
Euler–Bernoulli beam equationBendingBeam (structure)Stress (mechanics)

Question 9: Other mathematical methods for determining the deflection of beams include "method of ________" and the "slope deflection method".
ForceLagrangian mechanicsVirtual workStructural analysis

Question 10: Stress (physics) and ________
Continuum mechanicsLinear elasticityFinite strain theoryDeformation (mechanics)


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