Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


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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Srinath said: (Oct 14, 2016)  
Table 15 Effective Length for Simply Supported Beams, L~T, as per IS 800 : 2007.

Chhaya said: (Apr 28, 2017)  
Thanks @Srinath.

Duhan said: (Nov 19, 2018)  
Option D is the right answer.

For torsional and warping restraint effective length of the beam is 0.7 of the span.

Suhail Rafiq said: (Aug 28, 2021)  
Thanks a lot @Srinath.

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