Theory of Structures CEST0313 - Module 1: Structural Analysis & Loads
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Theory of Structures CEST0313 - Module 1: Structural Analysis & Loads

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Structural analysis is the prediction of the performance of a given structure under prescribed ______

loads

A structure is a system of connected parts used to support a ______

load

Structural engineering phases include planning, preliminary structural design, load estimation, and structural ______

analysis

Considerations in structural engineering include safety, aesthetics, serviceability, economic, and ______ factors

<p>environmental</p> Signup and view all the answers

Tension structures are mainly subjected to ______

<p>tension</p> Signup and view all the answers

Performance characteristics in structural analysis include stresses, deflections, and support ______

<p>reactions</p> Signup and view all the answers

Compression structures mainly develop ______ stresses

<p>compressive</p> Signup and view all the answers

Trusses are composed of straight members connected by ______ connections

<p>hinged</p> Signup and view all the answers

Shear structures, like reinforced concrete shear walls, help reduce lateral movements due to ______ loads

<p>wind</p> Signup and view all the answers

Dead loads refer to the weight of the structural system itself and other permanently attached ______

<p>materials</p> Signup and view all the answers

Allowable-stress design methods include both material and load uncertainties into a single factor of ______

<p>safety</p> Signup and view all the answers

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