Ch 8: Elements of Bridges

About This Chapter

If you're struggling to understand the different elements used in bridges, our informative chapter can help. Our lessons and quizzes are available to you 24 hours a day on your mobile phone, tablet or computer so you can catch up in class or finish a challenging homework assignment.

Elements of Bridges - Chapter Summary

Our instructors outline the elements of bridges in this interesting chapter. You'll review the different structures found in bridges, as well as their purpose and design. These professionally created lessons are followed by short quizzes you can use to make sure you're ready to move on to new topics. You're welcome to move at your own pace as you work through the chapter, going back to review the lessons as many times as needed. If you have questions along the way, our instructors are available to help. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Give an example of a bridge abutment
  • Identify some famous covered bridges
  • Explain the architectural purpose of a covered bridge
  • Detail the design of a drawbridge
  • Discuss the design of a trestle bridge

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