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TermDefinition
span a bridge or a arch extended across a gap of something
compression the reduction in volume of the fuel mixture in an internal combustion engine before ignition.
suspension the temporary prevention of something from continuing or being in force or effect.
bridge a structure carrying a road, path, railroad, or canal across a river, ravine, road, railroad, or other obstacle.
dissipate disappear or cause to disappear.
buckle a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap
tension the state of being stretched tight
stable not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed.
torsion the action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other.
cantilever a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.
buckling bend and give way under pressure or strain.
cable a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles.
rigid unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.
abutment a structure built to support the lateral pressure of an arch or span, e.g. at the ends of a bridge.
beam long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal spanning an opening or part of a building, usually to support the roof or floor above
snapping the action of breaking suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound
joint a point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined
transfer move from one place to another.
pier a solid support designed to sustain vertical pressure.
truss a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.
arch a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it.
bridge structure carrying a road, path, railroad, or canal across a river, ravine, road, railroad, or other obstacle
force strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement.
beam bridge Beam bridges , also known as stringer bridges, are the simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end. No moments are transferred throughout the support, hence their structural type is known as simply supported.
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