Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures

Exercise :: Theory of Structures - Section 4

16. 

The degree of indeterminacy of the frame in the given figure, is

A. zero
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3

Answer: Option B

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17. 

The equivalent length of a column of length L having one end fixed and the other end free, is

A. 2L
B. L
C.
D.

Answer: Option A

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18. 

To determine the force in BD of the truss shown in the given figure a section is passed through BD, CD and CE, and the moments are taken about

A. A joint
B. B joint
C. C joint
D. D joint.

Answer: Option C

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19. 

The ratio of the length and depth of a simply supported rectangular beam which experiences maximum bending stress equal to tensile stress, due to same load at its mid span, is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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20. 

The radius of gyration of a rectangular section (depth D, width B) from a centroidal axis parallel to the width is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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