Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications

Exercise :: Structural Design Specifications - Section 3

36. 

The actual length of a column provided with a cap and base, is the distance between

A. top of the base and underside of the cap
B. bottom of the base and underside of the cap
C. top of the base and top of the cap
D. bottom of the base and top of the cap.

Answer: Option D

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37. 

The maximum bending moment in a purlin of length L when subjected to a distributed load ω, is assumed

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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38. 

A column of rectangular section is considered short, if both the slenderness ratios are less than

A. 8
B. 10
C. 12
D. 16

Answer: Option C

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39. 

The tolerances for the form work of columns and beams range from

A. - 3 mm to + 6 mm
B. - 4 mm to + 8 mm
C. - 6 mm to + 12 mm
D. - 8 mm to + 12 mm

Answer: Option C

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40. 

The effective length of lacing is the distance

A. between the inner end rivets of the bar for single lacing
B. 0.7 of the distance between the inner end rivets of the bar for double lacing
C. between the inner ends of effective lengths of welds connecting the members
D. 0.7 of the distance stated in (c)
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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