Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

4. 

The maximum permissible deflection for a gantry girder, spanning over 6 m, on which an EOT (electric overhead travelling) crane of capacity 200 kN is operating, is

[A]. 8 mm
[B]. 10 mm
[C]. 12 mm
[D]. 18 mm

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Michael Lalawmpuia said: (Feb 4, 2015)  
For Electric hoist maximum permissible deflection is: L/750.

Hence, 6000/750 = 8 mm.

Somu said: (Jan 23, 2019)  
Yes, the maximum permissible deflection is L/750.

S.Manissa said: (May 31, 2020)  
Yes, the maximum permissible deflection for gantry girder is L/750.

So the above result is 6m = 6000mm.

6000/750 = 8mm.

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