Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design

26. 

The minimum edge distance of a rivet line connecting two or more plates, is kept equal to 37 mm plus (where t is the thickness in mm of the thinner outside plate).

A. 2 t
B. 4 t
C. 6 t
D. 8 t
E. 10 t

Answer: Option B

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27. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Dead load includes self-weight of the structure and super-imposed loads permanently attached to the structure
B. Dead loads change their positions and vary in magnitude
C. Dead loads are known in the beginning of the design
D. None of these.

Answer: Option A

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28. 

The maximum permissible slenderness ratio of a member carrying loads resulting from wind, is

A. 180
B. 200
C. 250
D. 300
E. 350

Answer: Option C

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29. 

If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders are spaced not greater than

A. d
B. 1.25 d
C. 1.5 d
D. 1.75 d

Answer: Option C

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30. 

If the unsupported length of a stanchion is 4 metres and least radius of gyration of its cross-section is 5, the slenderness ratio of the stanchion, is

A. 60
B. 70
C. 80
D. 90
E. 100

Answer: Option C

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