Civil Engineering - Strength of Materials

21. 

The minimum number of rivets for the connection of a gusset plate, is

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option B

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22. 

A triangular section having base b, height h, is placed with its base horizontal. If the shear stress at a depth y from top is q, the maximum shear stress is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option A

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23. 

The slenderness ratio of a vertical column of a square cross-section of 2.5 cm sides and 300 cm length, is

A. 200
B. 240
C. 360
D. 416
E. 500

Answer: Option D

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24. 

If n is the ratio of internal and external diameters of a hollow shaft, the ratio of the weight of the hollow shaft and that of solid shaft of same strength, will be

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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25. 

A rectangular beam 20 cm wide is subjected to a maximum shearing force of 10, 000 kg, the corresponding maximum shearing stress being 30 kg/cm2. The depth of the beam is

A. 15 cm
B. 20 cm
C. 25 cm
D. 30 cm.

Answer: Option C

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