Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

20. 

In plastic analysis, the shape factor for rectangular section, is

[A]. 1.4
[B]. 1.5
[C]. 1.6
[D]. 1.7

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Markos said: (Aug 18, 2018)  
How it could be? Please explain.

Sanjay Nautiyal said: (Jan 27, 2019)  
Shape factor = Ip/Ie or Mz/Me.
For tube = 1.27,
For I section = 1.12 to 1.20 or 1.14,
Rectangular or circular = 1.5.

Hemant said: (Nov 13, 2019)  
Bro for circular it should be 1.7.

Mateen said: (Nov 16, 2020)  
Yes, for circular it should be 1.7.

Zia Ullah said: (May 9, 2021)  
Shape Factor for:

Rectangular Section - 1.5.
Circular Section - 1.7.
Triangular Section - 2.34.

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