Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 1

6. 

A material which obeys Hook's law, is subjected to direct stress σ0. At its elastic limit, the following statement is true,

A. Strain is equal to
B. Maximum shear stress =
C. Strain energy =
D. Shear strain energy =
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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7. 

In the truss shown in the given figure, the force in member BC is

A. 100 t compressive
B. 100 t tensile
C. zero
D. indeterminate

Answer: Option C

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8. 

A concentrated load P is supported by the free end of a quadrantal ring AB whose end B is fixed. The ratio of the vertical to horizontal deflections of the end A, is

A. π
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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9. 

Stress may be defined as

A. force per unit length
B. force per unit volume
C. force per unit area
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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10. 

Total strain energy theory for the failure of a material at elastic limit, is known

A. Guest's or Trecas' theory
B. St. Venant's theory
C. Rankine's theory
D. Haig's theory
E. Von Mises's theory.

Answer: Option D

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