Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design

1. 

Diameter of a rivet hole is made larger than the diameter of the rivet by

A. 1.0 mm for rivet diameter upto 12 mm
B. 1.5 mm for rivet diameter exceeding 25 mm
C. 2.0 mm for rivet diameter over 25 mm
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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2. 

Number of rivets required in a joint, is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

When a tension member consists of two channel sections, the allowance for rivet hole is made for two holes from

A. each web
B. each flange
C. both webs
D. each web or one hole from each flange whichever is more
E. each web or one hole from each flange whichever is less.

Answer: Option E

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4. 

If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders without horizontal stiffeners, are spaced at a distance not less than

A. 0.15 d
B. 0.22 d
C. 0.33 d
D. 0.44 d

Answer: Option C

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5. 

A column splice is used to increase

A. length of the column
B. strength of the column
C. cross-sectional area of the column
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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