Textbook Assignment: Construction Methods and Materials: Heavy Construction, chapter 1,
pages 1-1 through 1-28.
Learning Objective: Identify the
different components of a bridge
and describe how those components
In the Naval Construction Force
(NCF), to what does the term heavy
A project in which extra-heavy
structural members are used
A project in which large bulks
of materials are used
Bridge or waterfront
Each of the above
A bridge having only one inter-
mediate support is referred to
IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 1-3 THROUGH 1-7,
That part of an overall bridge
structure that transmits the
combined live and dead loads
directly to the earth foundation.
The aggregate total of all bridge
components located below the
A type of structural framework that
includes two or more rows of posts
One of two supports located at the
ends of a bridge superstructure.
The part of a timber-sill abutment
that carries the loads imposed by
SELECT FROM FIGURE 1A THE TERM THAT IS
BEST DEFINED BY THE QUESTION.