Secondary Catalogue

Structures and Stress

Building by Design

Human structures must be designed to withstand a range of forces. Here, three types of forces causing stress on structures are highlighted – bending, torsion and shear. Each one is defined, and different construction techniques are examined, with a particular focus on bridge-building. This clip provides secondary and vocational design and technology students with an insight to how structural design and construction techniques overcome massive stress forces.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 6 min
Series: Building by Design
Printable Resources: Yes

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