Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications

Exercise :: Structural Design Specifications - Section 1

16. 

For battened struts, the effective length is increased by

A. 5%
B. 7.5%
C. 10%
D. 12.5%
E. 15%

Answer: Option C

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17. 

The maximum horizontal deflection of a column of actual length L, when subjected to lateral forces, may be upto

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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18. 

The test strength of the sample is taken as the average of the strength of

A. 2 specimens
B. 3 specimens
C. 4 specimens
D. 5 specimens

Answer: Option B

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19. 

The maximum deflection of a structure should not normally exceed lesser of the span/350 or

A. 10 mm
B. 15 mm
C. 20 mm
D. 25 mm

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Pick up the correct statement regarding columns.

A. The cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement, should not be less than 0.8% nor more than 4% of its gross sectional area
B. The minimum of longitudinal bars provided in rectangular and circular columns are 4 and 6 respectively
C. In helically reinforced column, the minimum number of longitudinal reinforcement should be six
D. If the effective length of a column is less than three times its lateral dimension, it is generally called a pedestal
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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