Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design

1. 

The effective length L of a simply supported beam with ends restrained against torsion, and also the ends of compression flange partially restrained against lateral bending, is given by

A. L = span
B. L = 0.85 span
C. L = 0.75 span
D. L = 0.7 span
E. L = 1.25 span

Answer: Option B

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2. 

Rolled steel beams are designated by Indian Standard series and its

A. weight per metre and depth of its section
B. depth of section and weight per metre
C. width of flange and weight per metre
D. weight per metre and flange width.

Answer: Option B

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3. 

The spans are considered approximately equal if the longest span does not exceed the shortest span by more than

A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 15%
D. 20%

Answer: Option C

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4. 

If the depth of the section of an upper column is smaller than the lower column

A. filler plates are provided with column splice
B. bearing plates are provided with column splice
C. neither filler plates nor bearing plates are provided with column splice
D. filler plates and bearing plates are provided with column splice
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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5. 

A tension member, if subjected to possible reversal of stress due to wind, the slenderness ratio of the member should not exceed

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

Answer: Option E

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