Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 2

6. 

The vertical reaction for the arch is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

7. 

A bar of square section of area a2 is held such that its one of its diagonals is vertical. The maximum shear stress will develop at a depth h where h is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

8. 

The equivalent length of a column of length L, having both the ends hinged, is

A. 2L
B. L
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

9. 

A steel rod of sectional area 250 sq. mm connects two parallel walls 5 m apart. The nuts at the ends were tightened when the rod was heated to 100°C. If αsteel = 0.000012/C°, Esteel = 0.2 MN/mm2, the tensile force developed at a temperature of 50°C, is

A. 80 N/mm2
B. 100 N/mm2
C. 120 N/mm2
D. 150 N/mm2

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

10. 

The ratio of circumferential stress to the longitudinal stress in the walls of a cylindrical shell, due to flowing liquid, is

A.
B. 1
C.
D. 2

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.