Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

19. 

The shape of the cross-section, which has the largest shape factor, is

[A]. rectangular
[B]. I-section
[C]. diamond
[D]. solid circular

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Vinay Kumar said: (Dec 18, 2016)  
Can anybody please tell me the values of shape factors for defferent sections?

Sachin K M said: (Jun 21, 2017)  
Shape Factor for Rectangular is 1.5.
I section is 1.12.
Diamond is 2 and Solid circular is 1.67.

Veer said: (Feb 18, 2019)  
And for the triangle it is 2.7.

Ajeet Sah said: (Nov 20, 2019)  
Maximum value of shape factor is triangle.

Saqib Khattak said: (Jan 29, 2020)  
For Triangle 2.34.

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