Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


A simply supported beam carrying a central load, will be safe in deflection if the ratio of its span to depth, is

[A]. < 19
[B]. < 24
[C]. > 19
[D]. > 24
[E]. > 37

Answer: Option B


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Pankaj said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
Why is it not < 19?

Maggie said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
Can anyone explain it, please?

Kapil Kumar said: (Apr 1, 2017)  
Answer A is correct because it is 20 then not more use, as use less than 20 is safe.

Chhaya said: (Apr 28, 2017)  
Yes, option A is correct answer as per IS 456.

Ajay Kumar Meena said: (Aug 21, 2017)  
You are right @Pankaj.

Dharmendra Kumar Maurya said: (Jan 16, 2018)  
Right answer is 20.

Sanath Karnataka said: (Jan 20, 2018)  
A is the correct option.

Bhagyashri said: (Jan 31, 2018)  
According to my knowledge, the correct answer is <19.

A K Dubey said: (Feb 3, 2018)  
The correct answer is A.

Navneet said: (Apr 11, 2018)  
Answer A is for UDL load.

Please tell correct explanation for the central load.

Uttu Don said: (Oct 3, 2018)  

This is steel beam, not concrete.

So, 456 is for RCC.

Shams Khan said: (Sep 28, 2020)  
For simply supported up to L/20.
For continuous L/26.

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