Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design

36. 

The rivets which are heated and then driven in the field, are known

A. power driven shop rivets
B. power driven field rivets
C. hand driven rivets
D. cold driven rivets
E. field rivets.

Answer: Option B

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37. 

The strength of a riveted lap joint is equal to its

A. shearing strength
B. bearing strength
C. tearing strength
D. least of (a), (b) and (c)
E. greatest of (a) (b) and (c).

Answer: Option D

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38. 

The slenderness ratio of a column is zero when its length

A. is zero
B. is equal to its radius of gyration
C. is supported on all sides throughout its length
D. is between the points of zero moments.

Answer: Option C

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39. 

If f is the maximum allowable bending stress in a tension member whose radius of gyration is r and depth is 2y, the required cross sectional area A is given by

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option A

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40. 

The main advantage of a steel member, is :

A. its high strength
B. its gas and water tightness
C. its long service life
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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