Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Theory of Structures - Section 4 (Q.No. 32)
In case of a simply supported I-section beam of span L and loaded with a central load W, the length of elasto-plastic zone of the plastic hinge, is
none of these.
Answer: Option
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B.Singh said:   2 years ago
L/8 is the right answer.

Ankit Pandey said:   3 years ago
For the I section it may vary;
If you take shape factor 1.2,
It comes out to be L/6,
Lp= L(1-1/S).

OPSC AEE said:   4 years ago
@Thank Sahil.

Answer - none of the above.

Rajashri Kamalakar Sarode said:   5 years ago
Then, What is for a tubular section?

KUNWAR said:   5 years ago
Yes, you are right @Sahil.

Roy said:   6 years ago
Yes, it's l/8.

Sahil Sanjeev Salvi said:   6 years ago
Loaded with a central load W:

L/8 for I section.
L/3 for Rectangular section.
Loaded with a U. D. load :
L/root 3 for Rectangular section.

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