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structures and forces .
Science (G7) Mind Map on structures and forces ., created by shama_shahbaz on 12/01/2014.
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structures and forces
Designing a structure
For forces on a bridge
Types of structures
Are made up of parts fastened together.
Examples are ,your skeleton, a spider web and a tennis racket.
Are rigid round structures that are hollow inside.
Igloos, egg cartons, eggs ,and a blown up balloon are examples.
Are structures made of shell ,solid ,and frame structures
Houses ,offices ,and skyscrapers are all examples of combination structures.
Man made structures
Are structures that are generally solid all the way through.
Some examples are: a sand castle, a concrete pillar ,and mountains.
Types of forces
A force that squeezes or presses something together.
A force that stretches apart to expand or lengthen.
A force that pushes in opposite directions.
A force that twists
A part of a structure acting on another part of the same structure
Forces that act on a structure from the outside
An example is the wind
The moving load on a structure
The effect of gravity on a structure
Plane of application
The side affected by a force.
Point of application
The point where a force meets a structure.
A force is any push or pull on a structure.
Is the basic shape of a structure
Is the job a structure does. Each structure has a job or function.
Materials used for building a structure.
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