Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion

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The moment of the couple set up in a section of a beam by the logitudinal compressive and tensile force, is known as

[A]. bending moment
[B]. moment of resistance
[C]. flexural stress moment
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Nike said: (Apr 12, 2018)  
Why B? Please explain the answer.

M H said: (Jan 24, 2021)  
Bending causes tensile and compressive forces perpendicular to the section of beam i.e. parallel to the longitudinal axis, these forces produce couple to counter the bending moment known as Resistive Moment.

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