Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

8. 

A beam of square beam is given by section 'a' is used with its diagonal horizontal. The modulus of section of the

[A].
[B].
[C].
[D].

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Uttam said: (Feb 21, 2018)  
Anybody explain it, please.

Ram said: (May 6, 2018)  
I think D is correct.

Veeresh said: (Nov 7, 2018)  
a is diagonal means side should be a/√2.

M of S =l/Z , I=bd^3/12 , Z=d/2,

Hence M of S= bd^2/6 and=a^3/12√2.

Xayaz said: (Sep 23, 2021)  
Z=I/Y Here i=d^4/12 & y=d/2 where d = length of diagonal=(√2)*a.
So, the ans will be option C.

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