• ( 1 ) At the location of plastic hinge

    • 1) Radius of curvature is infinite
    • 2) Curvature is infinite
    • 3) Moment is infinite
    • 4) Flexual stress is infinite
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) Curvature is infinite
      Solution : At the location of plastic hinge Curvature is infinite








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      Answer : 2) Curvature is infinite

    • ( 2 ) For the plastic analysis, the criteria for the analysis of a structure is based on

    • 1) working load
    • 2) yield load
    • 3) ultimate load
    • 4) breaking load
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) ultimate load
      Solution : For the plastic analysis, the criteria for the analysis of a structure is based on ultimate load








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      Answer : 3) ultimate load

    • ( 3 ) The slope deflection equations give the relationship between

    • 1) Slop and deflection only
    • 2) B.M and rotation only
    • 3) B.M. and vertical deflection only
    • 4) B.M. rotation and deflections
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) B.M. rotation and deflections
      Solution : The slope deflection equations give the relationship between B.M. rotation and deflections








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      Answer : 4) B.M. rotation and deflections

    • ( 4 ) In the case of a trussed beam the strain energy stored is due to

    • 1) Bending only
    • 2) Direct force only
    • 3) both bending and direct force
    • 4) None of these
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) both bending and direct force
      Solution : In the case of a trussed beam the strain energy stored is due to both bending and direct force








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      Answer : 3) both bending and direct force

    • ( 5 ) A simply supported beam having an internal hinge is a

    • 1) Structure
    • 2) Mechanism
    • 3) Elastic body
    • 4) None of these
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) Mechanism
      Solution : A simply supported beam having an internal hinge is a mechanism








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      Answer : 2) Mechanism

    • ( 6 ) For a linear elastic frame, if stiffness matrix is doubled with respect to the existing stiffness matrix, the deflection of the resulting frame will be

    • 1) twice the existing value
    • 2) half the existing value
    • 3) the same as existing value
    • 4) indeterminate value
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) half the existing value
      Solution : For a linear elastic frame, if stiffness matrix is doubled with respect to the existing stiffness matrix, the deflection of the resulting frame will be half the existing value.








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      Answer : 2) half the existing value

    • ( 7 ) What is the shape of influence line diagram for the maximum bending moment in respect of a simply supported beam?

    • 1) Rectangular
    • 2) Triangular
    • 3) Parabolic
    • 4) Circular
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) Parabolic
      Solution : The shape of influence line diagram for the maximum bending moment in respect of a simply supported beam is Parabolic.








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      Answer : 3) Parabolic

    • ( 8 ) The Muller-Breslau principle in structural analysis is used for

    • 1) Drawing influence line diagram for any force function
    • 2) Superimposition of load effects
    • 3) Writing virtual work equation
    • 4) None of these
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) Drawing influence line diagram for any force function
      Solution : The Muller-Breslau principle in structural analysis is used for drawing influence line diagram for any force function








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      Answer : 1) Drawing influence line diagram for any force function

    • ( 9 ) In slope deflection method the displacements considered are due to

    • 1) Shear force
    • 2) Bending moment
    • 3) Axial force and bending moment
    • 4) Shear force and bending moment
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) Bending moment
      Solution : In slope deflection method the displacements considered are due to Bending moment.








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      Answer : 2) Bending moment

    • ( 10 ) For a single section used as a tension member, the given area is assumed

    • 1) 20% to 30% in excess of the net area
    • 2) 30% to 40% in excess of the net area
    • 3) 40% to 50% in excess of the net area
    • 4) 50% to 60% in excess of the net area
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 40% to 50% in excess of the net area
      Solution : For a single section used as a tension member, the given area is assumed 40% to 50% in excess of the net area








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      Answer : 3) 40% to 50% in excess of the net area





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