Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 2

16. 

The ratio of shear stress and shear strain of an elastic material, is

A. Modulus of Rigidity
B. Shear Modulus
C. Young's Modulus
D. Modulus of Elasticity
E. both (a) and (b).

Answer: Option E

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17. 

The ratio of the maximum deflections of a simply supported beam with a central load W and of a cantilever of same length and with a load W at its free end, is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option E

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18. 

The greatest load which a spring can carry without getting permanently distorted, is called

A. stiffness
B. prof resilience
C. proof stress
D. proof load.

Answer: Option D

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19. 

The horizontal deflection of a parabolic curved beam of span 10 m and rise 3 m when loaded with a uniformly distributed load l t per horizontal length, is (where Ic is the M.I. at the crown, which varies as the slope of the arch).

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option D

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20. 

A three hinged arch is generally hinged at its supports and

A. at one quarter span
B. at the crown
C. any where in the rib
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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