Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 2

31. 

The forces in the members of simple trusses, may be analysed by

A. graphical method
B. method of joints
C. method of sections
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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32. 

A bar l metre long and having its area of cross-section A, is subjected to a gradually applied tensile load W. The strain energy stored in the bar is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option D

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33. 

A rectangular column shown in the given figure carries a load P having eccentricities ex and ev along X and Y axes. The stress at any point (x, y) is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option A

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34. 

A simply supported beam which carries a uniformly distributed load has two equal overhangs. To have maximum B.M. produced in the beam least possible, the ratio of the length of the overhang to the total length of the beam, is

A. 0.207
B. 0.307
C. 0.407
D. 0.508

Answer: Option A

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35. 

is the equation of Euler's crippling load, if

A. both the ends are fixed
B. both the ends are hinged
C. one end is fixed and other end is free
D. one end is fixed and other end is hinged.

Answer: Option C

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