Bridging The Gap: Math to Science
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Girder. A large beam providing strength and support for a structure.
Inertia. The tendency of matter to remain at rest or continue in a fixed direction unless affected by an outside force.
Live load. A load that is applied to a structure to determine its dynamic behavior.
Mass. A quantity of matter.
Mode. A characteristic shape of a structure when it is vibrating.
Moment. Force applied to a body in such a way as to produce rotation or twisting.
Torsion. Twisting motion.
Truss. A framework consisting of many interconnected braces used to support a structure.
Yield stress. The point at which a material can no longer sustain a given load without permanent deformation.