Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 1

11. 

Stress may be expressed in Newtons

A. per millimetre square (N/mm2)
B. per centimetre square (N/cm2)
C. per metre square (N/m2)
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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12. 

Principal planes are subjected to

A. normal stresses only
B. tangential stresses only
C. normal stresses as well as tangential stresses
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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13. 

In plastic analysis, the shape factor for a circular section, is

A. 1.5
B. 1.6
C. 1.7
D. 1.75

Answer: Option C

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14. 

Keeping the depth d constant, the width of a cantilever of length l of uniform strength loaded with a uniformly distributed load w varies from zero at the free end and

A. at the fixed end
B. at the fixed end
C. at the fixed end
D. at the fixed end

Answer: Option C

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15. 

The total strain energy of a beam of length L, having moment of inertia of its section I, when subjected to a bending moment M, is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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