Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

31. 

The dimension of a pressure gradient in a fluid flow are :

A. ML-1T2
B. ML-3T-2
C. ML-2T-2
D. M-1L-1T-2

Answer: Option C

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32. 

Maximum strain at the level of compression steel for a rectangular section having effective cover to compression steel as d' and neutral axis depth from compression face as xu is

A. 0.0035 (1 - d'/xu)
B. 0.002 (1 - d'/xu)
C. 0.0035 (1 - xu/d')
D. 0.002 (1 - xu/d')

Answer: Option A

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33. 

The correct reinforcement-details at the corner of a rectangular water tank, in horizontal plane is shown by :

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option D

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34. 

The maximum shear stress in a solid shaft of circular cross-section having diameter d subjected to a torque T is τ. If the torque is increased by four times and the diameter of the shaft is increased by two times, the maximum shear stress in the shaft will be

A.
B. τ
C. τ/2
D. τ/4

Answer: Option C

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35. 

In a drained triaixal compression test, a saturated specimen of a cohesionless sand fails under a deviatoric stress of 3 kgf/cm2 when the cell pressure is 1 kgf/cm2 . The effective angle of shearing resistance of sand is about

A. 37°
B. 45°
C. 53°
D. 20°

Answer: Option A

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