Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


The distance between e.g. of compression and e.g. of tension flanges of a plate girder, is known as

[A]. overall depth
[B]. clear depth
[C]. effective depth
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option C


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Shamna said: (Mar 2, 2015)  
What does this e.g. meant?

Samm said: (Jul 16, 2016)  
Not e.g, It should be c.g.

Anglo said: (Oct 1, 2016)  
It should be the radius of gyration.

Option D is the answer.

Sahil said: (Feb 24, 2017)  
C is correct, I agree with the given answer.

Veluprasad said: (Apr 26, 2017)  
C is correct. I also agree.

Aamir said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
This is center of gravity not eg.

Utkarsh said: (Jan 12, 2018)  
Effective depth is from centre of tension steel to top of flange. Answer should be none of these according to me.

Ska said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
You are right. @Utkarsh.

Yasr said: (Mar 6, 2018)  
Answer is D and the correct answer is lever arm.

Meharban Bharti said: (Mar 11, 2019)  
Liver arm is the distance b/w c.g of tension phase and c.g of the compression phase.

Anirban Roy said: (Oct 30, 2020)  
It should be lever arm.

Vasu Namdev said: (Feb 26, 2021)  
I agree, The correct answer is D.

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