Which one of the following does not represent an 'infrastructure system'?
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Which one of the following does not represent an "infrastructure system"?

a) Structural and non-structural interconnect elements that achieve an objective much larger than that achieved by each element separately.

b) NYS Department of Transportation working with NY/NJ port authority to ensure the connectivity of NYS ports, roads, airports, waterways, parking, etc.

c) State level agencies coordinating the connection between different systems to better serve state residents.

d) Civil, electrical, and mechanical engineers use the same management system to operate different independent infrastructure with an overall aim to complement each other's work.


The main cause of Kansas City walkway collapse is

a) Design error in estimating the loads expected on the bridge.

b) Miss-use of the walkway for people rather than vehicles.

c) Contractor oversimplified the engineering drawings to use available materials.

d) The collapse is due to unavoidable natural events.


When a member in a truss bridge tends to elongate under the applied loads, this member is subjected to

a) Compression forces.

b) Tensile forces.

c) No forces.

d) All of the above.



Identify which set of attributes/responsibilities fall under the purview of structural engineering.

a) Analysis and prediction of current "traffic" conditions to design adequate transportation systems; the safe and efficient movement of people, as well as goods; transit systems, roads, etc.

b) A responsibility for research, planning, financing, inspection, monitoring, as well as demolition of infrastructural systems and components.

c) The prevention, minimization, and remediation of the contamination of air, soil, as well as water.

d) The design and analysis of structures to meet safety constraints whilst taking into account architectural requirements, as well as aesthetics.

e) Accrediting university programs in engineering and technology

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